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

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HE DIDN'T LIKETHE
COVER
The young man looked about
the book department in some dis
may. "What you got in gbod
stories?" he asked.
"Here is an excellent romance
a detective story," replied the
brik" young woman. "I'm quite
sure you will like it."
The young man looked doubt
ful. . "It's got a red cover," he said,
"an' th' last book in a red cover
I read was punk. Ain't you got
nothin' in green?" Cleveland
'Plain Dealer. ' .
PAINFUL TASK
- Mrs, Housekeeper (to tramp)
Why don't you look around for
.work? v-
Tramp I'm troubled with a
stuff neck, mum. Boston Even
ing Transcript.
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AS HE UNDERSTOOD IT
A young Canadian came to
Washington last Winter and was
making a Christmas call upon a
very pretty young woman whom
he met for the first time.
"Do you have renideer iff Can
ada ?" asked fhe young lady.
"No, darling," he answered, "at
this season it always snows."
rLadies' Home Journal.
AN INNOCENT VICTIM
"What a frightfully profane
bird that parrot is."
"Polly isn't exactly what I
should cail profane. That lan
guage comes from being owned
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v. must ipotooiae for. S . Wh
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by a young man who was
learning to recite some of this
mo'dern 'red blood' poetry."
Washington Star.
A CLOSE CALCULATION
"It seems to me," said a
customer to his barber, "that
you ought to lower your price
for a shave, in these hard
times."
The barbe'r shook his head
sadly, and said :
"Can't be done. Nowadays
everybody wears such a long
face that we have a great deal
more surface to shave over!"
Life.
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There are more wooden,
school boards than there are
log s.chool houses.
SKYGACITS
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