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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1912, Image 20',
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THE NINE LIVES OF KITTY KAT
Verses and Drawings by Frederick White.
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VI. HE DIES A GLUTTON, But Has Three Lives Left!
I That I can't do a-r-i-t-h-m-e-
And 6 from 9 leaves 3."
(And next Kitty' Kat starves
to death. See tomorrow's Day
"I'll promise to be good."
When next I met the merry cat
I said : "Now just see here,
'Five lives you've quickly thrown
lYou must be careful or some day
i You'll pot come "back I fear."
He said: ''I realize I've not
Been acting as I should;
This sporting life is very nice,
But still it isn't worth the price
I'll promise to be good."
So after that he stayed at home
And never went away.
His appetite was simply great
And very carelessly, he ate
Himself to death one dav.
And just before he .gave it up
He said quite cheerfully,
''I'm going, but I'm not so sick
He ate himself to death
A Remarkable Liar.
The farmers at the crossroads
store had been praising their in
dividual milkers when Jake spoke
' "Fellows, you don't have to be
lieve it, but I've got a heifer that
has been giving milk for a year,
and she's never had a calf. She's
just like her mammy was. Her
mammy never had a calf, either."
Jones Say, old man, I want to
tell you something funny about
my gas meter. I
Smith Go on, old man, go on!
If you know anything funny
about a gas meter, make me
laugh! Baltimore Evening Sun,