llrs. F,L* Rollins We were once asked by an outsider, '•VJhat is the princi pal occupation of Lawndale?” Our answer was, ''In the winter they mostly sets on the east side of the house and folloivs the sun around v/est, and in the surnmer they sets on the west side and follows the shade around to the east*’* One of our employees came in the office and demanded in a loud voice, ”V/ho looks after the ”Poke Business in here"? That was his way of saying, want someone to check up on my pay envelope,” Another employee when asked if his wife was going back to work soon, replied, "No, I make purty good nov/ and she is ’’dependent* and don’t have to work," A colored boy was signing up for his vdtholding tax, etc. when the clerk asked him v;hat county he was born in, he answered promptly, "Noth Caliner," and when she asked him if he had any children under 18, he replied,"Yesum,*I’se one 18", and she asked him the second time, "Do you have any under 18"? "Yesum, I’se has one 18 and 8 under 18".' "The Old'Maids Row" almost had a car accident the other week, when Mildred Brack ett found out, "Y/hen you sit dovm on a bee you will be sure to rise again". She did that very thing, and'almost turned the car over. Mr, C.D*. Forney, Sr. is \/orking hard now on his hobby of raising chickens. He reports that a customer came to buy some of his eggs last week, and he told him that he had, "First grade, second grade and third grade eggs", and his customer answered, "Don’t bother any further, just let me have some that have graduated." I'liss Annie Sue Koyle and one of her various beaux went over to Ellenboro, to'the Fair last S^-tiurday; rjid as they drove by a booth where fresh popcorn was'for sale, Sue said, dear, ain’t that nice?" "Ain’t what nice?" the youth asked, ""^Vhy the * popcorn smells so good;" Sue replied. "The beau answered, "It does smell kinds fine, lets drive a little closer, so you can get a better smoU," ^s. J, L. Osborne says, "The age of forty is when a woman stops patting herself on the back and begins under the chin," ' Shelt Feimster, our colored janitor,'told Mr, Schenck, Sr. ‘that one of his col ored friends done got a terrible position,'wiv de army’, and v^hen Hr, Schonck asked him what sort of a position, Shelt replied, "^Vhy dey says he’s done attached his^self to a flying corpse", V/e heard that Raymond V/arlick had a terrible dream the other ni';ht. He dr earned that'he had invented a new type of breakfast food and was sampling it, and when he a~ woke, pi.rt of his mattress was gone, A citified government inspector was spending a fev/ days in our village, and was trying to find out just what we do for’ simusement. He v;as questioning an old timer, "You say you don’t have a picture show, and don’t have a pool room or a library, just what do you' do for amusement, in the evening?" The native spat out his cud of tobacco and replied, "After we all get thru work, we all go dov;n to Llaurice Bowman’s Meat Mar ket ;ijnrl watch his new Meat Sliccr," (Continued on next page)

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