A SMILE OR TWO

A Smile or Two Bark Emptiness Aunt Liza's former . mistress was talking to her one morning, when Suddenly -sher d-seovercd a ^little pickaninny standing shyly behind his mother's skirts, "la this...

...Ncio York Evening Post...
...Adding Injury to Insult Daniel Webster was once sued by hip butcher for, a bill of long standing...
...dat's Prescription...
...A Smile or Two Bark Emptiness Aunt Liza's former . mistress was talking to her one morning, when Suddenly -sher d-seovercd a ^little pickaninny standing shyly behind his mother's skirts, "la this your little boy, Aunt Liza...
...Unpromising A retail dealer in leather goods, doing business in Baltimore, wrote to a firm in southern Massachusetts ordering a car-load of the merchandise...
...I once said to a little boy: 'Do you know the parables, my child?' "' Yes sir,' he replied...
...And which of the parables,' said I, 'do you like best?' "'I like the one,' he answered, after a moment's thought, 'where somebody leafs and fishes.' "Ex...
...Ladies' Home Journal...
...Before the suit was settled, he met the butcher on the street and to the man's great embarrassment, stopped to ask why he had ceased sending around for his order...
...Norristown Herald...
...Ah simply calls him dat becuz Ah has sech hahd wuk gettin' him filled...
...Why, Mr...
...The firm wired him: "Cannot ship your order until the last consignment is paid for...
...How in the world did you happen to call him that...
...Tut...
...His Choice Bishop Olmstead was talking about boy nature...
...Cancel the order...
...Webster, "sue me all you wish, but for heaven's sake don't try to starve me to death...
...Goodness, what a funny name, auntie, for a child...
...Webster," said the tradesman, "I did not think you would want to deal with mo when I've brought suit against you...
...said Mr...
...Yes, miss...
...she asked...
...Unable to wait so long," telegraphed the leather merchant...

Vol. 6 • June 1914 • No. 23


 
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