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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 04, 1912, Image 23',
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was to bring back with him as
many wives as he could induce
to accept him.
WOOING TEN ACRES
Would you, dear lady, marry
a man "unsight and unseen" .jUst
because he had 10 acres of land?
And, Mr. Man, would you marry
a woman on the same conditions?
The clerk of King county,
Washington, recently announced
that a lone widow with 10 acres,
and "a red-headed male rancher"
with same amount, would receive
proposals for life-mates.' The re
sult was a flood of mail.-
Who do you think was more
anxious to marty on those.iterms,
the men or thevomen? Well,
you're-wrong it was the men,
two to one! .t -
Now, we. haven't said that this
proves that economic rather than
spiritual reasons account for
many marriage in' these days,
nor that lots of "divorces are due
to the absence' -of.' the" heart tin
We haven't said a thing!
Old .Lady My little boy, do
you smoke cigarettes?
BoyjNo, mum; but Ican give
you a chew of tobacco. Minnea
Bugs Raymond's wife wants
Manager McGraw to take him
back on the Giants. Maybe she's
tired .of having him around the
DIPS -INTO DIANAS DIARY.:
Some women are married forty
years before they learn what
their husbands -don't want for a
'" When little tjrother puts on
sister's high' heeled, slioes and
tries to, walk in thenxhelearns a
new respect fdr female prowess.
The last' thing "at woman dees
in a photograph gallery before
the camera snaps vis Ito 'pat her
hair into' shape ,behjnd where it
doesn't show. '&'
I saw.a woman tightly laced in
ia corset step to the curb and fake
down a horse's checkrein.
A recipe book 'has bee n the
spoiling of many afgood cook, ma
A feather bed being aired on a
picket fence -is. the first sign of
(spring " -"'", '
. o -o i ,
' He who loseswealth- loses
'much; he who loses a friend
lose more; but he who loses
his 'courage loses all. Cer-
English police judges have a,
new test for drunks, if the sus--pecf
can say "British Constitu
tion" he is discharged. - The first;
prisoner to try it got three
months. He called it "Bish cush." " .
Meat"powder" is the. latest
Beef is choopea into small pieces
and spread out to dry. When
hard, it is treated with a prepar
ation of chemicals and grounds