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His Proposal

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A. Londoa paper tolla a curious story about a gentleman who propostd at a ilinner party to the lady who is now bis wife. He had heen a lover for sume time, but lu'vcr quite peisuaded himself to the point of popping the question. During the eventful dinner he learned i'roui the person sitting uext bim that a rival intended that eveniog to make an att.ick upon his Dulcinea's heart. the was sitting at some distance from liim ut the table, and the rival was at liersido. He was equal to the emerja hqwever, fortearinga lialf-leaf frotü his note-book, íie wrote upon itr 'Will you be my wife? Write your anawer, yes or no, upon this paper and retum it to me." Callinga waiterthe ngenious lover sent the missive to 'the lady in blue at the end of the table - be very careful." The servant did ISdirectèd, but the lover in hisanxiety 'orgot to send his pencil. Tho lady iad piesence of mind however, and ucking the note into her bosom, said o the waiter: 'Teil the gentleman 'es." The quality of the tobáceo erop prown this year is inferior to that of ast yéar.


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Ann Arbor Democrat