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October 1, 1924

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PAGE TWELVE INSURE YOURSELF MANY PLEASANT EVENINGS BY EQUIPPING YOUR RADIO SET WITH TWO SIZES--.STANDARD PRICES $18.90 AND $23.60 Refined Crude Fire ! ! ..Help ! ! A WOlllan, wearillg all anxious cx- presslon, called at an insurance office one nlorning. "I understand," she said, "that for five dollars I can insure my house for one thousand dollars." "Yes," replied the agent, "that is right." "And," continued the woman an- xiously, "do you make any inquiries as to the origin of the fire ?" "Certainly," was the l)rompt re- lily. "Oh," and she turned to leave the office, "I thought there was a catch in it somewhere."--Exchange. Out on the Farm The freshman was spending Sat- urday afternoon on the farm owned by his sweetie's papa and the scen- ery filled him with romance. They were walking through the pasture when he noted a cow and a calf rubing noses. He stopped and smiled. "Such a loving sight," he said to the girl, "makes me want to do the same thing." "Go ahead," the girl said, "it's pa's cow and he won't care." Malicious Intent An army surgeon was examining a cowpuncher recruit. "Ever had an accident?" "No." "What's that bandage on your hand ?" "Rattlesnake bite." THE CATALINA ISL'tal tw /| / Nothing Was Lei~t._a~tA The caller looked flushed sm'-a|~= naut. "Are you the soelet~O-i|.#li ~he inquired. " r~I01 "Yes, nmdam. What ea~ you 2" ~1 "Your pa,per said in its ~teO the affair at my house that fl0ral-'r| rations 'lent beauty to th;S[S~ wish you would have your '1 that the floral beauty was everything was paid for.', EH---WHAT~ Lady--That gentleman wa$ $# llte. What is he? Frlend--A civil engineer. "Don't you call that an accident ?" Girls Like It Flatter. ~4 o "Naw; the dang thing did it on When talking with most Pf.e~'Ir~" purpose."--Exchange. We're told that it's no mat*~ -- ]~ow fiat your conversation II~ A HARDWARE COMPANY o. They llk.e, to haveltttatte..._.._r" ~Iusician (doing badly)--"Ah, Getting Him PlaCed. ~41 gentlemen, if we all 'ad our rights. "What kind of a fellow 15 WII~" I shoud be ridin' in me own carri- asked Black. .h#l#|... age as I 'ave done before." "Well," replied White, ,'Be'S w i~ll ,, , ., ~ Skeptic--"Yas, but your poor of fellow who skates on thin lc'e'_~.~| i mother couldn't push you now!" the boat, races a train to the ~,| cr~.f 2pZ |e London Humorist. " lsand lks t see hw much gaJ~#|ln the tank with a lighted lind'| I The following conversation was heard Nobody knows why he has b~--I last Saturday on the Catalina golf to llve~s long as he has." | links: "\Veil, well. lost your job as a cal~t(t~, 71' - l rw;lln, Aged 9~ --*/ I "Yes," said he, "I could do the work " WS,,~= Mrs. John Beekett and MrS..~.ll alllaugh.,,right, but I couldn't learn not to of Attleborough, Norfolk,~'~'~i !, Go! )(is o,~ Man Was twin sisterSblr;hday, have celebrated [~1 The Wrong ninetieth They are bell~' [ Mother: "No, Bobbv; for the third to be the oldest living tWI~l. | time I tell you you can't have another chocolate." " B EL BOOSTER sAYS Bobby (in despair): "I don't see I where Father gets the idea that you're alwavs changing your mind!" in lareat Variety ,t takes twenty ,,ears for a mother to make a man out of her son, but only twenty minutes for another wom- IOE S ian-tO nlal~e a fOOl Out Of hinl'-whe~[ichiffan Tatt'er.Poor Fenow A teacher, trying to iml)ress on her pul)ils the rightness of kindness to all animals, took them for a walk to bring the lesson home to them. Hearing a scream from little John- I y 0 ily I nY' she asked: "What's the nlatter'Johnny?" F 'Tve been sitting on a hornet," was ,el ne in the am the tearful response, "and I'm afraid I've hurt the poor thing."--Boy Life Jimmy giggled when the teacher read the story of a man who swam a IL'le? Wy Iriver three times befre breakfast' Little Useful Articles ~ou do not doubt that a trained swimmer could do that, do you?" ask- ed the teacher. "No, sir," replied Jimmy, "but I wonder why he did not make it four, ''-" Y'"'" OD' S clothesand get baCkwere.,, to the side where his Which is worse, not to understand nu 11' 151~:d ii~"~2: ~yl'~ i~k "w'l" "" I~'~'0" "uOl~t """ "" A~'I'~ Hot.| bythe theWrld'worldr? not to be understood Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND.