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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 27, 1912, Image 23',
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in easy reach of the citizens of the
"Ranchers coming in early wilL
stop on tneir way nomeana leave
any crates or baskets pf fresV
fruit or vegetables that have riot
been sold. It is-possible-that, Jn
time, we may have our awnimar
"However, just now; we are
trying to stop the Jeak that is
causing starvation while tons of
perfect food Is" dumped in San
Francisco bay to keep up prices
or into trenches' near Los An
geles. This sort oi thing is a
crying shame. The middle man
makes it impossible for the poor
to be fed when "there is plenty of
This distribution plan Is part of
the work being done by the Cole
man House association, which- is
doing; in a modest way, such
work as the Hull House of Chi
cago does on a scale that has won
for its workers world-wide fame.
STUNG1 DOGGONE IT!
Wilmington, Del., Aug. 27.
Alfred Denney, a farmer, slept in
his own horse trough the other
night. He slept there by choice.
Alfred has a rain barrel, fed by
a-20-foot rain spout, and milch in
-demand by Mrs. Alfred on wash
Yesterday it rainedt,but it did
not rain down Alfred's spout, and
Mrs. Alfred ordered her husband
to get busy.
Alfred did. He Went out and
said: "Doggone the thing," and
poked a stick up the spoilt.
Nothing- happened. Alfred 1
scratched' hi? fiead.- Then he,?
wrestled with that spout, and
slowly and laboriously took it to
jits intricate pieces.
As he; separated each length
from the main -stem he poked up
fVyfth his stlclf, Until he reached
the last length, nothing happened.
What happened when the last
length 'was reached quite made
up for the monotony of the pre
vious efforts 'df Alfred, however.
As Alfred -remarked next morn
ing, as he ate. -h,is bjreakfast from
the mantel shetfV
"How the doggone it was I to
know a swarm pVbeeS had taken
up their happy little home in the
spout? HoW was' t to Itnow? An
swer me thatp
No one answered Alfred that,
but Mrs'. Alfred came" in to in
quire whenAlfred was'going to
fix up the rainspout he had brok
en all to pieces, and how she was
going Co do the washing without
The reason Alfred was eating
From the mantel shelf was that he
didti't see &hy use in putting on
clothes to fix up a water spout in
the middel of a thunderstorm on
a lonely farm far from the road.
Funny how quick bees take ad
vantage of things like that
Wash a white serge coat and
skirt with lukewarm water and a
pure, white soap, if hot coffee has
been spilled on it. The stains will
A whale's skin, which in places
is two feet thick, is the thickest
hide of any living xeature . '