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September 17, 1924

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~i Q ...... .... I, .... Refined Crude i, A FORCEDman nearlyTO SLOWelghty r%~--i I'1 i [ i walked ten miles from hill ho~ II I .djoi.i.g town. When he ! destination he was greeted ~li | The Piano that Saved His Life astonishment by an acqualat,~t~s | A Dayton, Ohio, man of a musical ,, f' ~" / You walkel all the waY. ~l[ , , turn confided to a man from the ter exclaimed. "How did WI east that his musical talent had ......~,, .r- once been the means of saving hisal~:~, first rate," the old ~L 'How was that ? asked the east- plied. "That Is, I did until 1 ~b!is erner, nmeh interested, a sign 'Slow down to flfte val Rr_. I C ' k It v| "~rlt "~/Vhy, there was a big flood in hour.' That kept me baC ' | Of se- nay town and when the water struck London Weekly TelegrapB. | ) r our house mv father got on a bed __..~| and floated downstream." Trousers Were FraYtd"A PltlC! "And yd.?" "Coin' In that "I accompanied him on the piano."asked the first tramp. ~i~ [1 LF --Everybody's Magazine. "I "tried that house last wee~ [1 the second."I ain't going tll~I II M G$ Most Desirable Places niore." toffl H She was only a little girl, but for " 'Frald on account of the a~'| ]l all that she was a nmch traveled "Me trousers are." J ][ young person. In reply to the clnestion, "Where do you like best "Trousers are what?" d~l l[ of all to really live?" She made "Frayed on account of the ~"| [[ answer: "In Rome, Paris, or Chey- Success. | [[ enne !"--New York Sun and Globe. ----- it As the parting instructions were being given, the f,esh young sales- man picked up his bag and started on his initial trip. "Good luck to INe :B. Batte . The following (lay this message was received: "Reached here safely, good room with bath, feeling fine." The manager wired back : "So glad, love and Msses, good-by.- Forbes Magazine. His Letter ~t', . "I love von now even more than .---- CAT P-ANY before, an~t wouhl willingly go thru fire and water for your clear sake. I will meet you, (lear, tomorrow at the usual place -- weather permit- t ng Your ever-loving, " "Lancelot." --Passing Show. on account of other people'S 1 [[ i ~ than r. .~| II How Careless Friend--How'.. s that? .... hurd~'|[[ ~ -- Yonrlg \Vife--The 1)ostoffices areM.C.--Dally I bear the buru'* I I I think?Very careless sometimes, don't you them all . --- Ill '11H SvmpatheticFriend--Yes,dear, why? ~lever ,Trl~ 6.p~i,..~, II ! Bathing Ca s X[ung Wife--Fred sent me a L~"ered A man made up as Charlle.~""| ' I they .v postcard vesterdav fro,,, Philadel- e~G;-i~uggl"~,t~.| II t phia, where he is" staying on busi- e~eople I. ;~ uerll" II ness, and the silly postoffice people 'rh _ they were bel g | II pat an .Atlantic City mark on the laaa" | i] envelope.--Exchange. robbed. i / ! Percent (,if -------- Our fire engine had just arrived on the barge, and the captain after gathering all his men togther, sug- I -L geested that an aI, l, ropriate motto should be placed over the station. The thing was debated at some length and several suggestions were asia sulrs made, Finally one nlan arose and said: "I move the following motto: i BA1 'May this fire-engine be like all the | I old t]mids in our town--always ready but never called for." Encore A Chinaman was visiting Yellow- I [ EDUCE stone National Park in winter. He had walked for some five miles " along a mountain trail covered with snow. Looking back over his shoulder he saw a bear sniffing at u Here's your chance to get a real .~s tracks and rapidly gaining on 0 l I N' rl :EN him. With a shrill yell, he began to run: You likee my tlacks ? I makee you some mole."--Exchange. .. @ I "aS low aS True to Life o $3.95 Florence--How are you going tO * dress for the masked ball? , Bill--You won't tell Mab, le? Well; l m going to dress as a poor fish' I that can't get off a rusty hook. I 9 ..... EYWOOD S "The flapper," says Hedda Hopper, .......... "can hide a defective skin by make-up --but up to the present time there is The Best Reason for Buying in Avalon no remedy for the giggle."--Mercury. 116 Sumner Avenue, Opposite Atwater Hotel Around the is Pays to Walk. Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND.