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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1912, Image 17

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STORY BY JOHNY
, n. y, jooly 23. david harden
brook lives in jamajka, long isl
ands and he wishes he hadent
done it
not living on long island, he
likes that all rite, but he wishes
he hadent become a marriage
broker for a misterious oH boob
62 years oage with eigl '. milyen
dollers and a soft spjt on his
dome
mr. hardenbrook he put an add
.into the, paper, sayirig that this
bid duck wanted a wife, and ladya
wishing the, job should write to
mr. hardenbrook
of course mr. hardenbrook's
add dident say nuthing about the
soft spot on the old guy's roof, i
just put that in myself and i got
reason to
J (fi lj own way. ) jJ-
the add said the lady witch
this aged geht will marry must
be "blond, with blue lamps, Under
20, and happy
now am i rite or am i rong
about the old feller being kind of
mushy from the coller up
gee whiz, the older they are,
the harder they fall
well, mr. hardenbrook, he aint
had no'pece in his life sinse that
paper came out with the add in it
by 8 o'clock that morning there
was three blonds setting on his
front steps, and before noon hts
front lawn was all tramped down
with red-headed gerls and perox
ides and one thing and anuther,
and a hole lot iriore wapoundin
on the kichen door and yellin for
the address of the old gink with
the 8 milyen dollers so they could
go and kidnap him
get away from here, all you
wimmen, hollers mr. harden
brodk from the'upstares window,
a aint hiring a corus for a musical
comedy, go on and beat it now,
rite me a letter and send a pick
cher if you want to get in the
game.
now there is 2 extry men car
rying mail to mr. hardenbrook's
house, he gets about 2 thousand
letters a day
i don't wunder, new york is fujl
of blonds and 8 milyun dollers is
a lot of money johny.
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A man hurried into a restaur
ant and said to the waitress, "Give
me a ham sandwich." "Yes, sir,"
said she. "Willyou eat it or take
it with you?" "Both !" was the un
expected reply.
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