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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 31, 1912, Image 16',
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HE KNEW WHICH
Dull and gray was the after
noon. Slowly, with reluctant
footsteps, Walter William made
his way toward .the Sunday
school. If the truth be told in one
fell swoop, he was not a lover of
Sunday school, and, were it not
for parental compulsion would
easily have found some other way
of congenially passing the time.
And so often happens when one
is down in the dumps, another
bitter blow wasin store for Wal
ter William. He had two beauti
ful new pennies, one for the Sun
day school, and itsTTrother for the
purpose of buying sweets, or
some similar delicacy.
Unhappily, he lost one of the
bright new coins, and in due time
reported the event at the ma
"But, Walter, which of the two
pennies did you lose?"
Back came the reply, like a rifle
"Oh, the Sunday school one,
mother, of course !"
IN THE SOUP
Fairly reeking of the salt sea
waves, the two old mariners
strolled into a cheap restaurant
and ordered a dinner. They were
captain and mate ashore after a
In a few minutes the somewhat
grimy waiter appeared, and, with
an airy flourish, deposited before
the sea-dogs two plates of some
thin, anaemic-looking liquid.
"Ahoy, there!" barked the
skipper as his eye fell upon the
concoction. "What in the name
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of Neptune is this?"
The waiter bowed gracefully,
arranged his napkin in the proper
position, and replied, in lordly
Then if- was that the crrizzleiPr
captain flew into such fits a'
laughter that he nearly brought?
tears to his eyes.
Jiil, ne cnea, giving tne mate
a miehtv nudge, "Kerens news, mv
lad ! Here's you an' me these for$
it vpars hin snilin nn dhiin I" .m
ty years bin sailin on
The Tenant That cellar I've f
rontod nff vnn i flill nf rats-
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,anaiora ureat goodness,
man 1 What do you expect for $Jl
a week white' mice?