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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 08, 1912, Image 17',
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f ' A VITAL QUERY.
Nearest, I am. fain to woo you,
''jtly this I wish to learn,
Ifm writing 'letters to you; .
jflShould haply chance to turn
$,0 the use of business paper
Or pyellow pencil pad,
-,W6ula you shudder at- the caper,?
Would- it; dearest, make you
,- mad? ' .
tifi, I Tcndw the propeflhing is
' Paper monoeramniedand fine,
' Bdt the auerv mat I flfne- is
Must hat Fancy stuff be niine?v
CWtI sometimes blithelV write
you f .
.jQti a filing jcard, perchance?
.Wpuld a bill-head greatly fright
, . you?
Would a postcard blight ro
mance? 'Do you care fo queer surprises
In the ways I tell my tale,.- -'Writing
on assorted sizes
Paper, purple, pink or pale?
If you do not care fqr fashion
Or demandnotepaper swell',
I will gladly breathe my passion,
Otherwise adieu, farewell !
o Ch i
"He stood in tears throughout
the hearing,'.' is a reporter's real
istic wayof describing, a prisoner
in the local police coutt.-
Xhat implies serious neglect on
the part of the police authorities.
The least they could do would be
to see that the poor fellow had a
dry place to stand a drjr dodc,
so 0 spjeak '