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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 10, 1912, Image 16

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A FAIR CATCH.
The annual concerted robbery,
known as "the bazaar' was in
full swing.
There was one hero there a
young man, who hact strolled all
around, and so far bought noth
ing. Nor did he intend to do so.
But a determined-looking young
woman tackled him as he passed
her stall for the second time
''Won't you buy a nice cigarette-holder?"
she asked win
ningly. "Thanks; I don't smoke," re
plied the brave youth.
"Or a pen-wiper? I "worked it
myself," she added foffly.
- "Thanks ; I never write," hej-e-jpeated
again, sadly and somberly.
"Then here's a nice box of
chocolates." Her tones were get
ting colder.
"Thanks; I don't eat sweets."
Then a grim look came over
her, fair face, as she, produced a
plain wooden box from the back
of her stall.
"Sir," she said cuttingly, "will
you buy this box of soap?"
And the young man, with a
sickly grin, paid up..
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The husband of a woman noted
for her extravagance in dress had
a terrible dream. He met a
strange collection of animals
several foxes, a beaver and some
seajs and they had no coats. He
wondered, and then the beaver
explained:
KWe were skinned for yotir
wife's furs."
The man smiled.
"So was I," he said l
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THEY'D BEEN BEFORE. ;
-The busy housewife, who be-,
lieves that plenty of hard work
never hurts anybody, was laid up
with a bad cold when her maid-
left, so she'asked her husband to
go down to the registry office
about another. r
He started at 10AO?clock in the
morning and returnedat 3, worit
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"What's the matter, my loverS 7ft
asked the wife solicitously, as hej
sank lnto.i, chair besjde her bedT'
Were there no servants at the"
office?" ft
"Yes, heaps of 'em' replied hef
with a groan; but, unfortunate!
lv." they'd all worked for us be-
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