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By - Mrs, F, L. Rollins
We know Spring has at last arrived, for we
heard Jim Osborne make the remark, "That.the iron
in his blood had gone to the seat of his pantw".
And you should have seen one of our office
girls, Mrs, Pauline Carpenter in her new Easter
out-fit. She had on one of those’’come-hither hats
with a bird perched on top She made you sit up
and take notice; even Fred Denton’ sat up 'straight
once and made a remark in his tonQ‘of voice,
"Wish I had me a' good-sling.shot".
Our Easter-parade of now spring bon
nets at.church Easter morning,was swell.
Some tilted foirWard, some backwards,
and- all were bedecked with birds, flow
ers and vegetables; you wouldn’t have
thought v/e - had dny food rationing whatever,
"On Easter mom, / *.
Wc v;cht to church n;: • ' •
■' Crowned in our nev/ chapeaus
We thanked the-Lord
Devotedly for our blessings here
■. ' ■ . ; At home once more,
A‘child of four, •
In calm reflection'sat:
• ■ ' ■ • ’ • ^ Then queried me
‘ ' "Did'Jesiis like* your'Hat"?
We are glad to relate that Charlie Forney jr* is Cut-again after serious ill
ness, Someone said Dri Bliss .called-ori him while he-was 'ill and asked his wife if
Charlie had been taking his medicine, which v^as a tablet before each meal ^d a'small'
whiskey after, Frances, his v/ife answered "He may be a few tablets behind. Dr, Bliss,
•but he is months ahead on the whiskey", ' ' ^ ;■ •
Dr, Edv«ards, our dentist relates that he had d patieht recently, and had him
settled in the chair with his-mouth opened and suddenly‘the man began waving his arms
and making faces. So he asked him *^Vhats wrong v;ith you?"-1 hdven^t even touched
your tooth yet." The patient replied "Blame you, I know you* haven*t but you are
standing on my sore corn." '
Pearl Sweezie says "Courtship consists in a fellow running after a woman until
she has caught him, but alX the men she knows, refuse-to bei'cau£;ht," ' -
Sometime ago a colored man knocked on Mrs, Shannon’Blanton*s door-^d asked for
something to eat, Mrs. Blanton said "Did you notice that big pile of-'wood over there?"
"Yeah I seen it" answered the colored man, "Mind your grammar", replied Mrs. Blanton/
"You should say you saw it". "Lady", returned the old colored man, "You saw me see it,
but you aint seen me saw it".
The reason I have never learned to' drive a car, is because Fitz gave me my first
and last lesson as follows: "Nov/ Macie, v;e are all set, lets go, just turn the jigger
over and push on the hicky with your left hand — pull down on the doodad with your
foot and pull the thingumbob at the sahie time - when it starts put on the brakes,
don’t put on the brakes - put your other foot on the hicky, and don’t forget to push
down on the thingmajig every time you move, and you’ll be hunkydory: See"???????????
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