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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 29, 1912, Image 21',
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FROM DIANA'S DIARY A
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Miss Dillpickles Manages a Campaign to Prevent 'a Senile Rela-
tive Becoming Mail Order Bridegroom. .
By Fred Schaefer.
We held a council of war and decided the crisis was crucial any
minute some hussy might marry him
Conditions at Uncle Amos
Mango's, as I found them, were
fully up to the advance notices.
. Hi's life had simply been an in
sensible gliding along out of his
first into his second childhood,
and now he has arrived.
' One of his symptoms was a
yearn for attention seemed to
think he would curl up and die
jwithout attention wanted near-j
ly as much attention as a scienti
fic poultry raiser lavishes upon a
galaxy of temperamental hens.
The pathetic part of it was that'
he expected to get attention from
any dame cold-blooded enough to
marry him by -mail.
Oh, well softening of the
brain runs in our family. Most o'f
us have about as much hard com
mon sense as a marshmallow.
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