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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 20, 1912, Image 16

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THE MOSQUITO.
By Bertdn Bfale?.
The gentleman mosquito
Is pleaant Sweet and kindL
The thought of giving tfouble
Is distant froin his mindl
But, ah, his little lady'
A vampire you will find.
time Was When sftidke WeUld
choke hei1
And Befgamot WCUld oaf
BUt hoW 'she thrives on sWtidges
Of tticehse oir cigar.
She's fully acclimated
To all4he scents thefeafel
She raise Up lief children
In poolbf poftdj of feti,
Arid teaches them persistence,
To tryand try ag a!a
S6 that the summer evenings
May be the bane of men,
We put Up scfeefls-agaiiisl her
She squeezes through the
screen J
.We fill her haunts with coal oil
She thrives on kerosenes
She sails through all our nettings
Unruffled and serene.
The gentleman mosquito
Pursues no bloody trail;
He makes no mortal suffer $
He makes-rib mortal rail.
But, oh, beware the feffiale .
Wh6s deadlier tlian the Male!
o-o-
Salesman Now, here, madam,
is a piece of gbbds that speaks
for itself. I
CUstorrier Then suppose- you
keep quiet for a. moment and give
it a chance
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inc. okkkjh Notice w Bjss dtoFewM.
ivliii rrcrrr is? iu rwa - jr.-k
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r. 'ii sir i,LS'.-r'ocK Yy
VW-4JI. uFtoiraati
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One Way to Cut the High Cost
of Existen.ee.
A farmer Wa trying to Sell &U
rectly to city consumers. He ad
vertised 'that he would send a
hamper of" produce,, express
charges prepaid, for one dollar.
A frugal householder wrote
him 'this letter:
Dear Sir: Enclosed find one
dollar Please send me six bun
dles of radishes, six of onions,
enough lettuce f5r a We"ek, a
bushel of potatoes, carrots, beets
and paf snips, ionle peas and
beans-and the rest m tomatoes.
And here is the answer the
mah received:
Dear Sir Please send two
cents more arid I will enclose the
team and wagon in ypux package.
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