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THE STORY TELLER

,\ T'.nPF. T<) HAN:; HIM. A tail, griiir:-looking; man filtered a hole] not erne; arm. ;> : io applied for_ a, room save a -<>•■<' emporarv. Tiif _ prhft ]io was \>, ii 1 iiiir to p" v entitled him in >in the top' floor of the. house. Anion'' his- helim-dngs too landlord noticed .n, criii of v.p". lie asked v.-hat the- rnpg "That's ;, !h ,■--.« -;-. j-i'"-- i always carry - ; it with in,'. and in , a.— of :i fire I let ' tin-self down from the n imiow." '•• Vr-s'." iepli"d th,' landlord, stroking' his i-hii'. r-.'ilfi I iv-•!'.-. " seems a. pretty good ! idea; Jiui j;:!''.--;s v. itli tjr"-c-s, apes pay in [ advnmo at this hotel." A l)AMJ'i:'{. l'r<,"--<M.r lamushary. of Yah", is a foe. lot!,,- pari-t and pidant. I!,} who insists on -amue- "T" nioi ro'.v will ho Thursday-", wiii Jet. no on: oin aeenieui from Professor iin !o< .■miinmr holiday, trie, professor-jra/'-d out i:'-r>>«-s the- lake '»;p gray awl ■ sa'wv :i:"lf-j n'iiiii. and remarked: A p-'dant ■/, a.- rocking in a rocking-chair "What looks iik" rain, professor*" "he. .-hit'khd. "Ha: iia ! I've got von there! i What h-oks lik*- ram?" ' Water," i'toirssor l/mushiirv answered i-.-.lrYly, <-t)uL ESOCCU Tt> FREEZE. Tim I'auris ' l.il.MTto ' lias discovered tb« most " nervy " oi man on-tei-ed a wml-known restaurant, ac-• oonipauii-d i,y two little idrls. ordered it h<;th- of mineral water and three plates, mid 1,,-gaii to ,-al s.-iudv.i, hos. whioli ha had hn,i;'_'|it with h:;n in liis jioi-knts. 'l'll,- nianiit'oi - . ovfrooin.; iiy tills outT:iU/j. app.roorlK d liiiii. and K;tid : ''l should likf to inform y,ai that this is not a ■P t "Who nro yo-rr"' iiitornipti'd thf Knglisiirnan. " 1 .T.ii the ma"'i„''-r." w.-s the rf-r,]y. " Oh. you arp ;};.• ma.'iaj,',--!-. am you? That is i'ood. I '.vas jurt g". : :iff to sri>>l for yr.-.i. AVhy i-'ii't tho playing?" K('ST.\r!C SI.MU.K. Tit" har.ality <;f a certain sea poem icd a, rival po«-t to snv : "This poem cf the s"a. r.'Mirri'ls !i,( «' r, yc.in\% wonir.-n 'roni Hit- Midlands who stv the Atlantic for the first linv-frorn a Cornish headlaiul. "As slie «fo<H( on the windy hrarh. gazing dreamily out over the vast hhi« expanse of ttimbling water, 1 eaid to her : "' l>o this is the iirst time you've ever seen the sea. cdi':' "'Y,'i'. tiit* very first time,' sua "•And what do you think of it?' I askfd. "'Ah.' she said, with an ecst*tic *mil*, 'it, sinciis jii»t like oyster* I*"

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THE STORY TELLER, Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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THE STORY TELLER Issue 15708, 23 January 1915

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