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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 20, 1912, Image 7

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THE -POOR KID!
,You know, I've tried to imitate
The classy bathing-daughter,
Who. struts along the bathing
beach,
But don't .go near. the water.
I've noticed all the,gentlemen
Will eye her with a smile, ,
And 'course" I thought the girls
would do
The same wjth'-.this here chile.
But, shucks, .therms nothin' doin'.
I'm soreryou be't your boot,
'Cause all the dailies .that pass me
by,
Just say, "Girls, ain't he cute?"
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OPTIMISM.
Hearing that an old darky who
had worked for him many years
was in great trouble, hfe employer
stopped rhim ope morning and
said, "How are you feeling, Uncle
Zeke?"
"I's feelin' fine, suh,.Jcept a lee
tje ruhmatiz, thank- 'ya, Mr.
Charles," said the darky.
"But didn't you lose your wife
last week, Zeke?"
"Yas, suh, ma wife she done
gone across da ribber. She is
daid."
"Hasn't your son recently been
sent to jail?"
"Yas, suh, de law done cotch
Charlie sellin' moonshine and
tuck him to jail."
"Haven't your daughter's chil
dren the measles?" -
"Yas, suh, dey's are down wif
da measles, suah."
"Well, Zeke, I'm ver-y'Iorry for
all this trouble you've got."
"Huhl Dat's not MAH,tnibble,
dat's DRY'S trubble."
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OUR PRECISE-ARTIST
cat
Balancing accounts.
San Francisco. Mrs. A. Dun
can arrested for running fashion
able gambling joint, claims she is
sister' of Sir Rodman P. Roblin,
premier of province of Manitoba.
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