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HERE'S A' NEW STUNT SOME PERSONAL SKETCHES
Oh, yes, you know alL about the candidates for president all
about every one of them.
But what of the candidates' wives? .
Are vou sc veil acquainted with Mrs.t Roosevelt as you are
jvith Theodore Roosevelt?
Do you know Mrs. Taft as thoroughly as
fou do President Taft
And M,fs. Debs.'
And Mrs. "Wilson?
Well, here is the assignment The Day Book
gave Idah McGlone Gibson: "Go to Oyster
Bay, to Beverley, to Princeton, N. J., to Terre
Haute, Ind., and get a womans story of these
presidential women tell our readers your im-
ipressions of them and their homes as well.
Mrs. Gibson Ms busy with her assignment.
She is on her journey around the presidential
homes. It is the custom for wives of men so
strong in the public eye to refuse iriteryiews.
1 Mrs Gthsrin ""o uiusuu mu ihjl nitu tu lULcivicw me swu-
jects of her articles. Her efforts have rather
been ta-get intimate views, and today, on another page, we present
the first article, tne result of her visit to Oyster Bay. .
This story is a personality sketch of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt
at her home, Sagamore Hill.
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5 NOT A CHANCE
Mrs. Morton (angrily) Tom
my Horton, what made you hit
toy little Johnny?
2 Tommy Horton He struck
me with a Brick.
Mrs. Morton (iriore angrily)
Well, never let me Hear of you
Kitting him again. Ifhe hits you,
you come and tell me. ;.
Tommy Hortoif (sneeringly)
-Yes; and what would you do?
Mrs. Morton Why, I'd whip
"r Tommy Horton (in disgust)
What! He hits me with a brick,
and you have, the fun of licking
him for it ? Notmuch I
During the encampment o
several regiments of soldiers the
wood used for cooking purposes
was carted by the neighboring
One day a donkey-cartful of
wood was brought in, the driver
being a country lad. As a egi
mental band was playing he stood
in front of the donkey ,and held
the animal tightly by the head.
Some of the "smart f.ones"
gathered round, highly pleased,
and the wit of the party asked
why he "held his brother so
tightly." The reply was crushing:
-I'm afraid Tie might enlisfc"
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