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THE HIRE SYSTEM.

:IT AWED HIM.

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IT AWED HIM. Two man Aveut into a Turkish bath estab- lishment the other day. They had a !vth. When they oame out, they found a new boy at the desk. The boy had been working but a day or two. He was a German. One of Ms duties was to attend to the desk when the regular nfl,shier was out, and a limited amount of change was put at his disposal. One of the men took a 20clbl. bill and tossed it to the boy, saying, "Take the two out of that." The boy picked up the bill and looked at it ctiriousiy. He turned it over and looked at both sides of it, and then said, "There's 125 cants more." "Well, take it all out," said the owner of the bill, The boy looked the bill over carefully again. He laid it down and picked it up nervously. Clearly, he was stumped. Aifcer a couple of minutes' wait the man who owned the bill said 'sharply. "Wel-l?" The boy gave a start and laboriously counted out 75 cents in change and handed it through the wicket. "That's a 20dol. bill," said the man who owned it, handing back the silver. The boy flushed and looked the bill over again. Then he picked up the silver and handed it back, adding a silver dollar. "I want 17dlo-l. 75cent. change," said the n-ian who owned the bill. "Wh-a-a-a-t ?" gasped the boy. "I want 17doil. 75cent. change, and hurry up about it." The boy's face took on an expression of blank despair. He twisted and untwisted the Mil. Then the mumbled nervously, "Why, mister, I didn't never see so much money as that in my life."

A BERLIN TRAGEDY.

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APPEASING THE SPIRITS. !

INGENIOUS LOCAL INVEN. TIONI.

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