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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 01, 1912, Image 21',
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"I havd the dog hereto th'ank
'for the most interesting specimen
I have found, and I've been hunt
ing the upper banks for a month"
And the beetle-catcher took out
a vial, and applied the balm to
Lois' father was surprised as
he now appeared. "Hello, there"
Lois was astonished to hear
him1 say, and the scientist answer,
"Well you're a little early,
"Lois this is the young man
who has been trying to catch all
the flying bugs around the new
saw mill for the last few weeks.
I was going to bring him home
for supper tonight, to surprise
you, but I see you beat me to it"
And, somehow, "Dad" didn't
speak so unfavorably of Lois'"
love for the woods, now; he was
very fond of the young man who
went about the midwoods saw
mill, after beetles that haunted
the beeches his workmen felled.
And Lois tried all the more to
have the vinegar cruet shine and
the meals on time in the absence
of uncongenial ideas between
them ; and, now and then, she
found nearly a whole day to spend
in the woods."
One evening she and Dona took
a big basket with them, and went
up toward the saw mill amidst the
beeches for supper. "Dad" and
the beetle man and she and Dona
were a congenial crowd.
"Where is your net boy?" as
they started down the riverside,
while the autumn twilight crept
through the trees.
"I haven't it, today; I am going
to seek' the perfect species to
night, and I' can't do it with a
When "Dad" had pleaded wear
iness, and left Lois and Dona.,
with the scientist, the latter said:
"You're not very big, dear, bu
you wouldn't be covered by a but,;,
terflvnet. wmilH vnn?"
terfly net, would you i
' I WAMT TO SE6 THE ebrtQZi
HE CR1EO AS HE CAME
RlWrflMG INTO THE OFFICE
DECIDE THIS QUESTIOM
FOR ME QUICK WASHlS
COMMAND) 'IF OSCAR AND
APOIPH WERE IM LOVE WOULD
THE MISS PILPIcKELS? '
.READ THE EXTRA FOR.
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How Tommy Lost His Road. "
"What has become of Tommy's
toy railroad ?" '
"I fear Tommy is up against a1
financier. The boyjiext door has1
persuaded Tommy to- merge:
roads with him." Kansas City
Ah, sun, high in the heav'n,
One favor grant us, do; 7
When groundhog day, comes roll-1
Please, mister, just skiddoo. -