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UNCLE'S PERFECT SHOES.
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The New U. S. Army Shoes.
Men (or women) who "have
trouble with their feet" might
take a hint from the'ir Uncle Sam
with regard to shoes.
Uncle, through his army sur
geons and shoemaker?, -has long
sought to produce a sensible, com
fortable and durable shoe for his
soldiers. Here is the result of his
many thousand experiments.
Here it is. The toe is very
broad. Although strong and
heavy the shoe is flexible and can
be bent until the toe almost
touches the heel. No part of the
foot is cramped in this last. There
is room for every toe to work.
The shoe is considered as the
best footwear ever devised for
men who must be able to walk 20
or 30 miles a day without blister
ing the feet or raising a crop of
corns and bunions. And what's
good for a soldier's feet is just as
good, the army doctors say, for
any feet that have to do much
talking or standing.
A FALSE ALARM
"You ought to have seen Mr.'
Marshall when he called upon
Dolly the other night" remarked
Johnny to his sister's young man,
who was taking tea with the fam
ily. "I tell you he looked fine sit
ting there alongside of her with
his arm "
"Johnny!" gasped his sister,
her face the color of a boiled lob
ster. "Well, .so he did," persisted
Johnny. 'He had his arm-- "
"John!" screamed his mother,
"Why," whined the boy, "I
"John," said his father sternly;
"leave the roomJ"
And Johnny left, crying as he
went: "I was only going to say
that he had his army clothes on."
As In a Mirror.
Stranger (at the' door) I am
trying to find a lady whose name
I have forgotten, but I know she
lives in this neighborhood. She is
a singularly beautiful creature,
with pink-and-white complexion,
seashell ears, lovely eyes and hair
such as a goddess might envy.
Servant Really, sir, I don't
Voice (from head of stairs)
Jane, tell the gentleman I'll be
down in a minute.
Unsettled weather and prob
ably local showers tonight or
Sunday for Chicago and vicinity;
slightly higher temperature Sun
day; moderate southeasterly
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