A Short Courtship.
"Widder Jenkins," said an Ohio famer as he bustled into her house one morning, "I am a man of business. I am worth $10,800, and want you for a wife. I give you three minutes in which to answer."
"I don't want ten seconds, old man," she replied, as she shook out the dish cloth. "I'm a woman of business, worth $16,000, and I wouldn't marry you if you were the last man in earth! I give you a minute and a half to git."