18 February, 2018 10:38


Jeremiah Norman



Members of the Florida Legislature and law enforcement chief meeting a Cake of Soap passing by without recognition but the Cake of Soap insisted on stopping and shaking hands. Thinking it might possibly be in the enjoyment of election franchise, all gave a cordial and earnest grasp. On letting it go they observed that a part of it adhered to their hands, running to a brook in great alarm proceeded to wash it off. In doing so they necessarily got some on the other hand and when they had finished washing both were so white that they went to bed and sent for a physician.

How say you

Two politicians were exchanging ideas regarding the rewards for public service. “The rewards that i most desire,”said the First Politician, “is the gratifying, is the gratitude of my fellow citizens. ” “That would be very gratifying, no doubt, “said the Second Politician, “but, alas! in order to obtain it one has to retire from politics. ” For an instant they gazed upon each other with expressible tenderness ;then the First Politician murmured, “God’s will be done! Since we cannot hope for reward let us be content with what we have. ” And lifting their right hand for a moment from the lottery fund and public treasury they swore to be content.