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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 19, 1912, Image 16

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5 STORY BY JOHNY
n. y., oct. 19. there is a good
kind husbend in this town
maby there is more than oife
if there is, the one i am gojng
to tell about would like to warn
the uthers not to be too durn good
this husbend's wife was away
all summer
he got a letter saying she
would be home on a thqrsday
it "was on satterdy he got the
letter, so he thot, i will get the
house ajl cleaned' up nice and sir
prise her
so he hussled otji to a imploy
ment agency and hired a scrub
woman to come and scrub the
place monday
then he packed up his grip and
left the hotell where he had been
staying and moved into a room in
the house
but the woman dident come
monday
so on tuesday he went to an
uther place and he hired anuther
woman
and she dident show up neither,
so on wensdy he went to anuther
place and he hired 2 women ,
by golly, he says, i bet i will get
this, place scrubbed
so thursday morning he met his
wife at the trane and he sent her
up to the house in a taxi, because
he had to meet a man at his offis
in about a J hour he was called
on the telephone, his wife was
home and all the 4 scrub women
had conie and said they was hired,
by mr. what's his name
and they wanted their work or
.their p ay vthey- dident care which.
only nobody wasent going ,fa'
play jokes on them
and his wife's regler 2 gerls;
was also there on the job, and shfo
wanted him to tell her had he
gone crazey or what, and had she'
better pay the 4 -scrub women or
call the poleece
do just as you think best, my
dear, he sa'ys. i have been called
out of town for a couple of days
fhes coward ' johny ,
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Percy I had my character
told the other day arid the man"
said I was a vegetarian.
Phyllis How did he know,
that?
. Percy Well, he said I had ca&J
roj.y jiair, reuuin cneeKs, a turn
up nose and a sage look. J.
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