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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 02, 1912, Image 16

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Some tourists gathered togeth
er in the smoking room of a sea
side hotel were discussing the
joys and sorrows of a military life.
"Well," I've been with the army
and had a very interesting time,"
said one.
"Ever got really alone near to
the enemy?" somebody asked.
"Rather! I once took two of
their officers."
"Unaided?1 '
"Of course! And the very next
day I took eight men."
"All wounded, I expect' sneer
ed a listener. "You didn't get
hurt, did you?"
"Just a slight scratch, that's all.
And the next day I took a lot of
transport wagons, and followed
that up by taking a big gun."
"Mister," said a disagreeable
auditor, "I have seen some of the
finest specimens of anything that
you can call to mind, but I wish to
state that you are, without excep
tion, the biggest romancer that
ever trod this earth."
The military hero looked angry
for a moment, but then a smile
broke over his face as he said:
"Oh, no, I'm not that. You see, I
am a photographer." People's
Friend.
Waiter (to impatient custom
er) Your fish will be coming in
a minute or two, sir. , Customer
I hope so. Why don't you use bet
ter bait?
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Miss Jennie Wren of Boone,
la., is said to be "a bird of a
teacher."
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Two tourists were traveling in
Spain, but they could not speak
the native language and found
considerable difficulty in making
known their wants.
Eventually they came to a way
side inn and decided that they
would partake of roast beef with
the usual trimmings.
"How shall we manage it?"
asked one.
"Oh, we'll draw a picture of a
bull." replied the other.
The waiter was handed the
drawing, and left them apparent
ly to execute the order.
Then he came back, but he had
no steaming jlate of roagt beef.
Instead, be calmly .handed them
tpo tickets"for a bull fight.
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