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THE NINE LIVES OF KITTY KAT
Verses and, Drawings by Frederick White.
VIII HE CHOKES TO DEATH, Only One Life Left Now.
When next the little cat returned,
He said : "I really fear
JThat I, at' last, am growing old.
I'm most afraid I've lost my hold,
I feel so yery queer."
"I'm not atjall sqrprised," said I,
"Because, for any cat
(That squanders almost all his
tThe day of reckoning arrives
You must remember that!"
So, in a cotton batting roll,
I very firmly poked
"I feel so very queer."
iThat spendthrift cat, against his
!And there he safely stayed until
He fell inside and choked,
-' ' v'l
He fell inside and choked.
And, as I hurried to his aid
I heard, "You've done it NOW!
Oh, dear! I?m feeling so bereft,
Because I've only one life left,
Me-yow! me-yow! me-yow!"
(Read tomorrow in The Day
Book how Kitty Kat preserves
his ninth and last life.) -
They are now building steam
ships of 56,000 tons. Eminent
foreign engineers believe there
will be leviathans of 75,000 in a
few years. Nothing can stop
them from getting bigger but the
bottom of the ocean.
Kind of looks as if the aero
plane would bother the old war