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AS TIM SKELLY SEES IT
By B'ertbn Braley.
Dem kinds up on de hill
Dey got no chanct to p.lay.
Deys nursemaids hanging 'round
An' all dey do is say,
"Hush, dere. An' you .keep
' still!" " -Dey
mustn't yel or fight,
Er rua out in de street,
Er wet der little feet.
Aw, say now, it's a fright!
,Wot fun dey got? "Vbt fun?
Dey're sissies, every one;.
"De nursemaid says? "Now stop,"
If-dey shud jqslj 'de-pop.
An' "if dey onct bjegan,
To spend a little, penny wjd qe
hokey pokey man
Dere'd be a reg'lar riot.
De nurie wud say, "JKeep quiet."
An' Aw, gee
IT may be fun to live up dere
An' have a nurse, but I don't cares
I'd radder he right .here', you bet,
Widout no nurse to boss an' fret ;
Right here where I kin yellvan'
run v , .
Wid udder kids an' have my
Me fer rny bunch of Wops and
Micks, i , .
An' . as fer nursemaids I says
nix! ; ";,
Aunt Won't you have-anoth-er
piece of cake, Tommy? Tommy
(on a visit) No, I thank you.
Aunt You seem tQ be suffering
from loss of appetite Tommy
That isn't loss of appetite. What
I'm suffering from is politeness.
Milwaukee, Nov. 19. John
Schrank, who tried to assassinate
Theodore Roosevelt,. was today,
declared insane by the five alien
ists vho. have had him under ob
servation fpr days
The report of the physicians
wiH.be given to Judge August C,
Backus', of the municipal court,,
tomorrow. Schrank will then be
committed to the asylum for the
crijninally insane uitil such time
as 'he may show sufficient sanity
to appear for trial.
It is probable that Schrank will
spehd-the remainder of his days in
"I've got one! I've got one!"
yelled pa. "Got what? A flea?"
asked ma. "No," said pa, "a base
ball item jn the sport page"