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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 12, 1912, Image 16

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THE BOY'S BATH
Smith vand Jones were speak
ing about the fine points of their
prospective sons.
"That boy of mine,", remarked
Smith extravagantly, "is the gen
uine article. He's all wool, you
can T)et."
"Shouldn't wonder," comment
ed Jones"I notice that he shrinks
from washing." Housekeeper.
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Plenty of Danger.
An Englishman was renctiy in
vited by a New Yorker to accom
pany him on ahunting trip on
Lo.ng Island.
''Large or small game?" lacon
ically asked the JBriton, who had
hunted on every quarter of the
globe.
"You do not expect me to find
lions and tigers on Long Island,
do you? queried the
New Yorker.
, "Hardly," responded
the other, with a l?ugh,
"but I like a spice of dan
ger in my hunting."
"If that's the case,"
answered the American,
with a grin, "I'm your
;man, all right. The last
time I went out I shot
-my brother-in-law in the
leg!" London Tele
graph. Scoundrel.
Harduppe' Is Wig
wam honest?
' Borrowell Well, he
came around to my
house the other day and
stole an umbrella I had
borrowed from him.
, The Maiden's Taste.
A little holly, now and then,
Is relished by the married men;
But tastes of maidens well, you
know,
They lean toward the mistle
toe. Judge.
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A Friend of Man Punished.
Prometheus stole the fire from
heaven.
'"And ever since my wife has
made me get up to build it in the
morning," he complained. New
York Sun.
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A Tearful Pair.
"I'm the saddest thing there is
the ghost of a lost love." .
"Huh! I'm worse than that!
I'm the ghost of a vanished bank
account !" Puck.
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