BOLD AS A LION.
One of the best jokes of the season is told by the amiable Goines of tonsorial notoriety. A Southern Adonis, no way celebrated for his personal attractions , on completing a somewhat protract toilet one morning, turned to his servant and enquired--
"How do I look, Cæsar ?"
" 'Plendid, massa, 'plendid," was ebony's delightful answer.
"Do you think I'll do, Cæsar ?" giving him a piece  of silver.
"Guy, massa, nebber see you look so fierce in all my life; you look jis' as bold as a lion."
"Why, what do you know about a lion ? you never saw one, Cæsar."
"Nebber see a lion, massa ! Guy, I see massa Peyton's Jim ride one ober to de mill ebery day."
"No, you fool, that's a donkey."
"Can't help dat, massa,--you look jis' like him !"
Erin Bartels prepared this typescript.
 Original reads "attrations."
 Original reads "pice."
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