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October 8, 1924

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PAGE TWELVE I Crude Did seem Peculiar Girl friend bought a slip-on, which, as cognoscenti know, is tile fihny thing a lady gets into first. Then she went to a theatre and lostthe package. Called up the manager. THE CATALINA ISLA 1 "Beaut), Queen" at 96. A A beauty competition for el omen at Turin (Italy) was w0~ ~m ninety-six-year-old COnlpetltor. "A[ were 130 entrants, one, aged se~ three, having perfectly blaC~ Thirty of the competitors were wonlen, Not Placed. Boisterous Visitor (being "Was anything found in Box A after duced)--Now, where the devil the matinee?" she asked, seen you before? ~| "Don't know," said the manager. Dignified Clubman--Where tlle~| "I'll inquire. What was it ?" do you come from, slr?--LondO"| Girl friend blushe(t unseen at theion. | other end of the wire. Then she stare- , I mered: "it--it was a slip-on." - Hard to Understand. S#~| "I'll ask," said the manager. "But "Blnks is an awfully hard ~| how in the name of Mike did you - "1~ "" understand. I can hardly ta~ | manage to lose ft.--Atlanta Constitu- hlm." | tion. "Uses too much slang?" , II Outstanding Exception "No; be use~ correct EngllSIl. Ordinarily a woman is afraid of a Fortune From a Dollar, .~! mouse, but not if she pronfised tolove, Mr. A. I. Root, who has dl~0~| honor and obey him.--Nelson News. Medina, Ohlo, built up a huslneSSo,~$| Beyond Price valued at many thousands of I~,~| His Neighbor--Why don't you get owing to a four-shilling invest*"! rid of that measly hound of yours? made by way of a Joke. ~i$| In his earlier years he was a -:~| BARGAINS IN CONGOLEUM RUGSnuisance.He'snlyamngrclandnthingbuta ma.ker, and one day, while eb,;~| Mr. Meekinmild--1 wouldn't part with a workman outside hiS pla,| with him for any money. Nuisance he business, a swarm of bees fleW'~| may be. Mongrel he is. But he's the head. 'Young Root was intereste~| only member of my household that re- the other asked how much he | THIS WEEK ONLY spects and obeys me. offer for the swarm .0~| ,. -- -- * " ~llld t,. j 6x9 Feet, Regular Price, $9.95, This Week Only .............. $ 8.50 Six-Year-Old Harold--Hey, look pop. Mr. Root offered a dollar, d ~ | astonishment the man rettlrne ~,| I pulled up this big bush all by my- short time with the bees in a b:~'ue~| 71/2x9 Feet, Regular Price $12.40, This Week Only $10.60 self. Dad--My, but you are a stzong boy.Root paid the dollar, took hlS4~''| 9xl0Z/ Feet, Regular Price $17.50, This Week Only $14.85 Harold--Yes, I guess I am, 'cause and started bee-keeping as an a~| 9x12 Feet, Regular Price $19.95, This Week Only $16.95 the whole world had hold of the other Later he devoted all his time t0.~j| end. and now there are Root eo~| branches for the supply of hllet~f~I Remember these prices are in effect this week only. So Home Treatment bee appliances all over AmeriCa" come in today and let us show you these bargains. Mrs. Jiggins, who was reading a don Tit-Bits. newspaper, observed to her husband I ATALINA HAFII]WA[II: COMPANY that the journal contained an article entitled "Woman's \ork for the Resourceful Farmerette" Feeble-Minded." A. reader says this spring Now- Mr. Jiggins was in a reaction- did not set very early or ary mood. So he grunted and sand: and she was at a loss as to ' "I should like to know what women early young broilers. There have ever been feeble-minded." bers of wild ducks nearbY, ~--===~0~09~ "They usually marry them, my dear," struck on the idea of these ( - ~- replied Mrs. Iiggins" sweetly.--Phila- hatching for her. She says she, A philanthropist lives no~ for himself e n with hens' egg~" but for the world, reader states she got great t from this experiment. Every e$ Then You Can't Wiggle a Finger in the nest was hatched and ~ Youth--Doctor, I'm continually think- ducks left when the chicks aPP ing~ of mygirl. Cannot you. advise me she mothered the young ones how to get her off my nnnd ? until they became a sturdy floel~ Doctor--Marry her, young man. Youth--What'good -,~.ould that do? L~-~n-~-'~T~D---~ Doctor--Then you'll have her on B[ YS ty !ti ! your hands.--Kablegram, f~ A man who holds his age well is BILl.. e.ooaa'Eia.$ cP. eat Vane not inclined to tell what it is. ~,OR "~,,~'OVaM,~g~a~ / i U Granted ~ LiraS" A0 Atl. "~4 "flla~.~l i Wife (in a huff)--Oh, you needn't ~OSEI'~t$ tJtq~tON~~eAw'l think you're so wonderful. The night l~ ~k~OR.O@ /~ /k t.t~J1t/~. [ , you proposed to me you looked abso- ~,~b,D$~. hhq I~RI~.MI~ LI~/EH~I ubby-- coincidence fact I I was absolutely sillv.--American Le- gion Weekly. " "O, Okl~ ~MO ~EF~t40 tX ~" [ Bill calls his flivver "The Covered ] Wagon." ~'~" ~" _..--" I I "y I - I Because he's got a mortgage on it. One in the Fam .. It happened in the Adirondacks. "~t~ "What," demanded the amateur hunter of his guide, "what is the name of the I 1~ ~t? :tie Useful Articles 'Wel, sir," returned the guide suav- ely "I've just been investigating and he says his name is Smith."--Kable- gram. Pay or No Delivery EYWOOD'S I The Best R~son for Buying in Avalon 116 Sumner Avenue, Opposite Atwater Hotel ~round the Corum'--But is Pays to Walk. "Are there any marks on the baby?" asked the anxious father. The doctor looked the new arrival over carefully and replied, "Yes, he's marked C. O. D."--Colorado Medicine. Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WlNDLE'S NEWS STAND.