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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1912, Image 8

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crgase in smallpox over 19KK-
Here you have it! The women
are simply wearing smallpdx on
their heads. Every titneyoU yield
up a dollar for a rat or a Jane,
you imperil the life of your wife,
or ydur daughter. Moreover, she
may spread the disease to you.
How are you going to save her
from Herself? ,0h ! do.n't ask us.
ill oecomefe ft m us to te-H ftay
man how to start something in
his own home. There ate times
when bne of the things an editor
wont give away is advice Every
man to his taste, and the Lord
keep your tste on straight! But
you catf'see that you've gbt to get
rid of that smallpox hair, evep if
you have to eat it, can't you?
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The-cold rain fell ajid the damp vind blew
With a clammy chill that struck cleat through,
When the tramp accosted the passer-by;
''Stranger, gimmie a dime er sg , 1
That'll get me a 'bed in a place that's dry, j " 'J
H's a beastly night fer a homeless 'bo.' .'!,,
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oam ine man, iou iook iiKe a iraua, a iauei , -,
The thin tramp shivered with wet and cold. yj ""-' t (r
"Medbe l am, out l m gettin old -- ,
And I'm chilled clean through and I aiE't oUt-here
Because I'm enjoyin' the atmosphere. ""
Supose I'm a thief, a tramp, a bum, v , ,
A drjftin' chip in the city's scuirt,
I guess I kirt feel the coldfand wet ' ,
And I ain't out here by choiceJ ydTu bet! ' l ,
On a night likethis most any guy ''-&. '
Would rather be where it's warm and dry. V4'"'
If this is a graft it's a graft thai s hard, f
And What I get I have EA&NED it, par,d!"
, Saidthe passer-by, "I guess you're right
.riere is your uujiej uiujiytu, guuu iiigmj
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