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DONALD DUCK - ": " - Z . v By,
He had managed to get a job as
collector for a gas company.
"Take this master key and go
round and empty all the coin box
es; get all the pennies and shil
lings," said the manager.
He was gone for three weeks.
Then he walked into the office and
announced: "Can I have another
key? I've lost t'other one."
"Certainly," replied the man
ager. "But where have you been
all this time? The cashier has
stopped late every Friday night
expecting you to come for your
"What!" exclaimed the man
beaming, "do I get wages as well?"
The battle for Bengasi was in
full swing. The colonel of a Scots
regiment was jealous of the large
number of prisoners the Austra
lians were taking, so he called his
men together and offered 2s. 6d.
per hundred prisoners brought in.
The next day a Scotsman march
ed in with 800 Italians; the officer
paid him one pound, at the same
time asking how he had managed
to get 80 many single-handed. The
"I bought them from the Aus
tralians at a bob a hundred.' Tit
Bits. THE SUMMER VACATION
40 weeks of anticipation
Add 10 weeks of bustling prepara
tion Plus 1 to pack and reach the station
Leaving 1 of final realization.
"I can afford to look at the best,"
said the shopper.
"How fortunate' interrupted
"When I'm just looking," con
tinued the other.
ORSO IT SEEMS
Visitor : "Say, some of these
taxicab drivers are good. Why,
they can turn around on a dime."
Native: "Yes, but they charge 50
cents for doing it."
Down South a Negro woman was
buying eggs in a store run by an
"Is dese aigs fresh?" she asked.
The salesman replied, "Ise not say
in' dat dey ain't."
To which she countered, "I ain't
askin' ye ain't (ley ain't, I'se ask
in' is dey is?"
LIBERALITY THAT COSTS
Mr. Newlywed (solicitously)
"And tell me, dear, how do you get
along with the butcher?"
Mrs. Newlywed: "Oh, wonder
ful, darling! He's such a gener
ous man. Whenever I order a four
pound roast he never fails to send
one that weighs from six to eight."
ON A ROUTINE TRIP
The irate parent stormed up and
down the room before the trembling
"Do you mean to say," he shout
ed, "that you came to my office to
ask for my daughter's hand? I
might as well be frank with you
and tell you that you could have
saved yourself a journey."
"Oh, that's all right,' sighed the
suitor. "I had another message
to deliver in the same building."
Mountain Joe . . .
The way people are planting
gardens around this county, indi
cates that they are heart and soul
in sympathy of the program to
plant a garden and can the sur
plus. The people of Haywood have al
ways been more or less self-sustaining,
and a thrifty group of
hard workers. They believe in liv
ing at home, and the program as
now launched on a nation-wide
basis is meeting with much favor
Down at Burgin's the general
theme of live and let live has pre
vailed throughout the years, and
that is why so many people know
that they can get more for their
money plus the service which
means so much.
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