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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1911, Image 17',
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Cyclist: What' do you mean?
Obliging Policeman: Is it going to
e -a "wet" or fine?
N. B.--It was "wet."
I Five sailors who had been shipwreck-
d ha,d been-drifting about the ocean for
ree days, and were all more or less in
hi last. stages of fatigue and exhaus
a nriniact, a Jew who was amongst the
t rty Had fallen down in a heap on the
a :t through hunger and thirst, and the
e naming four were in the lowest state
of distress ,and des
pair. Eventually one of
the sailors, who had
been keeping a look
out, espied a ship on
the horizon, and
'A sail! A sail I"
Jew sprang up and
Got, and I vot not
have a catalogue !"
In School Again.
Whilst giving a
lesson on the Fame
Islands, the teacher
explained that sea
gulls made their
home in that dis
trict. She then pro
ceeded to ask ques
tions on the lesson.
makes their home in
che Fame Islands?
Teacher : Sea
girls! .And what are those, pray?
Like" a flash came the answer,
"Girl, Struck, May Die" reads
the headline. What a terrible
thing if the proofreader hadn't
caught the first comma when the.
printer left it out.
"Don't came a dam" is general
ly regarded as profane. Not so.
Dam is a small coin current in
"India and the phrase means:
"Don't-care a nickeL"