''That -.v;is :j ore::;, -.-homo oh! Shrewd!v j workrd." " I (ii"!i'l hoar of it.." "Ho save.' it. out iliiit t lie*, first one of his 11 daughters j lo be married should have hi? entire Fortune." "What v.:i~ the result,.-" " F.lcvci: elopements in out' jiiiiii;. They can't determine, which ono v.-a.' the first, so Shrewdly gets rid of the girls unci kp-tps the fori tine." First Srraiiiier (on railway train): "So yon are seHiiis Professor P.lank's now hook. are. yon? St ramie roiiiciden'je. I am Professor ■ itiank.'' Second St ranker: ''That so? Then you wrote the very book \ am for?" " V.-"!. 'J In* Jiardosl work I ever did was ihat hook." ' : Well, well! That's striitifri'. The hardest work I ever did was try'']]«• to se.l! it " Tourist : "Vow liarc an unusually larg'e acreage of corn under cult-ration. Don't (lie lunws annoy you a great deal.'' Farmer: "Oil. no! to any ex-ip.nt." Tourist: "Tims'* peculiar, considering; you have no scarecrows." Farmer: "Oh, well, you see, I'm ant Wia a. aaad. uart of. tha tiuie jiixseii."
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915