A party of young ladies visited an observatory to have a peep through the monster telescope at the new comet. The astronomer conducted them to the instrument, and they looked through in turns. " Oh, isn't it charming, heavenly, enchanting, -wonderfull" and so ad libitum. After a -while the sly astronomer observed: " Now, ladies, I shall remove the cover and plaoe the instrument in position if you will allow ma." . A Hit.—Magistrate : " The evidence shows, prisoner, that you threw a stone at the constable." Prisoner, with a smile: "It shows more than that, yer Worship'; it shows that I hit him!"
Permanent link to this item
Page 10 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 15696, 9 January 1915