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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1912, Image 16',
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The rector, returning from his
holiday, heard that a parishioner
had "lost his old Betty," and at
once hurried off to console him.
"I'm grieved to hear of your
loss, Giles," he began.
"Oh, well, sir, thankee," re
plied Giles, "it's a pity, of course;
but she was a rare lazy jade; she
would never do anything unless
shcwas well thrashed."
"Tut, tut! Dear rtte "
"It's true, sir. She was a bad
bargain. Thank goodness the
fair s next, week, and 1 11 pick Up
t, if I
don't get suited before.
a better one there, I hope,
'Rut don't -vou think, even for
appearances sake, you had better
wait a little longer?" urged the
clergyman, getting rather an
noyed at his tonfe.
"Oh, no," responded Giles.
"Fe had my eye on one for some
time, and what I get for Betty's
skin will go towards it. I tell ee
what, sir! I wouldn't mind hav
ing one of youf young 'mis, if
"I won't stop tb hear another
word of such ab6minable talk,"
said the disgusted rector. "There
Wasn't a better Woman in the vil
lage than your wife Betty."
"Wife! Who's talking about
my wife?" said the astonished
Giles. "I'm talking about my old
mare fhat died yesterday."
BRIGHT HOP& DIES
Massachusetts got enthusiastic
over the idea of making garden
homes for her people around in
dustrial centers, nd enacted
or we just' J
tegisladori to provide for it Will
those homek Blbssotrt- like the
They will not WhyFBe'CaWi
seven citizens of Massachusetts
oppose the will of the common
wealth. Those seven citizens are
the honorable justices of the'su
pretrie court TJiey have unani
mously decided that it would "be
unconstitutional for the state ,to
"engage in the real estate busi
ness' Don't you see: that there can
beiitf human progress, at least oij,
new lines of public effort, "Unless
the people rule the courts? The
moment you say, "Fdnyard,
Mar ch !' yoir run into the fixed
bavoneb 6f the court's- who err.
"Fall back! Keep of! the grass qf