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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 29, 1912, Image 16

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By Berton Braley.
Thank Heaven, it's over,
4 The fret and the fume ;
One team is in cldver,
The other in gloom.
The fans are all scattered
In office and store
It never much mattered
And now it is o'er!
And all this excitement
That set us aflame,
And all that this fight meant
Was merely a game
A game not forN glory
As amateurs play;
No, this was a story
Of playing for PAY.
I'm no mollycoddle,
But list what I tell.
I guess I can toddle
Along for a spell
Without any flurry
O'er error or hit.
What me? I should worry?
Nix, bo, not a bit 1
o o
A temperance lecturer display
ed to his audience two geraniums.
The first, watered in the usual
way, was a beautiful and vigorous
plant. But the other had been
closed with alcohol; and its fol
iage was shrivelled -nd sparse,
its stem twisted, and its vitality
"Now, ladies and gentlemen,"
cried the lecturer, "what can you
say to a demonstration such as
"It's all right, and if I were a
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geranium," said a shabby man in
the gallfery, "I'd stick to water
exclusively i but I'm not a geranium."
Restaurant. Patron, (caustical
ly I am, glad to see your baby
has shut up, madam.
Mother Yes, sir. You ar tfte
only thing that's -pleased hiin
since he saw the animals eat at
the Zoo.
"Yss," remarked Firmer HoJ
"my bdy Joe gets a good deal o
fun out of motor cars."
"But he doesn't own a
"Of course not. He's 01
the coristables." . .
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