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Exasperated Old G-mtleman (to lady fn : fml of bin!): “Excuse me madam. hut mv real, lias c r st me ten shillings, and I want to see.” The Lady: “My hat has cost ms j (en miineas; sir, nnd j want it to be soon." Tlie Groom: “ Well, Bill, you won’t see the eiiv'nnr’s horse any more. They’ve taken him for the army.” The Gardener: “Oh! I suppose now he’s point? to he what the French ies call a ‘horse de combat.’ ” Maude: “Poor Mrs Prales fainted on a imracar." Edith : “ Crowded car, I snpnose. and the pior thing had to stand up until she collapsed.” Mande: “No. On the contrary, every man in the car arose and offered his seat when she entered, and she swooned.” “Does my practising make you nervousP” asked the man who is learning to play the bugle for the Territorials. “It did when I first heard the neighbors discussing it,” re--1 p'ied the sympathetic person; “but now Tm i pemus? so I don’t care what happens to . you.’" yijss Eldfirsole: “Oh. well, there’s one thing I'd have, you know. 1 reins ined single from choice.'' Mrs Taiuter: hTes; ihe choice seemod to bass boon / ucaaimotu, I didn't it?” j

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 Evening Star, Issue 15637, 30 October 1914

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