A MONO THE JOKKIW. Motto of the building trades unions: Strike when the weather is hot. The Bostouian. : Near sighted people should notcn-gago notcn-gago in the pharmacy. New Orleans Picayune. "Do you know the nature of an oath, madam?" "I think so. All my husband's hus-band's oaths are very ill-natured-." 1'uck. - ' The evidence in court of a deaf mute must invariably be good, because it cannot bo said to bo hearsay. New York Commercial Advertiser. Rowno de Rout "Are you still in the swim" Upson Downes "Yes; on my back just at present." Puck. It improves vour memory to lend a friend $", but ft d( stroys the memory of your friend. New Orleans Picayune. American Business Man "Now, sir, you have all the details of my new manufacturing man-ufacturing scheme. If we succeed, wo'll mako mi. lions." Timid Capitalist Capital-ist "But if we should fail?" American Business Man "Fail? In the bright lexicon of American enterprise there's no such word as fail because whenever when-ever a thing don't pay we can always unload it on an English syndicate." New York Weekly.