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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 17, 1912, Image 19

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POOR CATTLE
"HuhJ" grunted the small boy
who had never been upon a farm
tfeforel
The farmer, who had never
been anywhere else, raised his
eyebroWs inquiringly
"What be the matter, sonny?"
"I've just been looking at your
cows, an' I don't fink much of
ehn"
"Don't, eh? Well, I tell you
that these cows o' mine be reck
oned the best in the county."
"Huh!" retorted the disgusted
little fJlo'w; "they don't give nuf-
fin buftnilk."
K "Well, well; what a pity!"
1 pried the farmer. "And what' do
you expect, sonny?"
"Why," exclaimed the boy
cjjrjifujlyjj'beef iea,.o course!"
"OH, YOU HARRY!"
The performing brown bear
had escaped from the menagerie,
and he roarhed eagerly around
the countryside in search of prey
Suddenly he espied a swee( mai
den standing beside a tree, wait
ing for her sweetheart. Stealthily
creeping up behind her, the bear
seized her in his tremendous paws
and pressed her to him in a
mighty hug. For five minutes he
Tield her thus, and was just about
to drop what he thought was Her
lifeless body to the ground when
he heard Jier murmur:
"I don't think you arequite so
strong as you used to be, Harry'
That night a miserable bear
crept back into his cage. The
modern girl had broken his spirit,
Saturday Journal.

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