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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 22, 1912, Image 15

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ing of the approach of Servian
troops.
'This time Austria is hopping
mad because Servia is winning a
seaport on the Adriatic as a prize
of the Balkan war. Austria is de
termined that Servia shall not
have such a port, and may fight
to prevent it. For Austria is
Jealous of the growing prestige of
her little neighbor, and she her
self would like to acquire a sea
port in Albania and another on
the Aegean sea.
STORY BY JOHNY
n. y., nov. 22. pretty, tough to
pay 579 dollers for a "milkman,
then not git him
that's what poor mary jarvis
says hapened to her
probably there is no milkman
living that woud be worth 579
dollers to you or me, but with
mary itwa$-different
this milkman, used to come
around to he place. where mary
worked and she lost Tier heart to
him ' '
the milkpian he seemed to
think pretty Veil" of mary, and
bimeby he took her around to the
movies and boughF "her fudge
sundys and one thingand anuther
it got so he was spending prob
ly 50 or 60 cents, a wek on her, but
yet he dident ask "her "to marry
him, which seemed queer ta mary,
and was very disappointing to her
it was tfice enough" to nave the
guy blowing hisself and making
the uther .gerls jellus, but mary
ihe wanted to quit working out
and be a milkman's bride, and in
that respect there wasent nuthing
4oing - -
one day mary was walking
along 3d avenue thinking about
the milkman when a card was
handed to .her
it was the advertising card of
a lady named mrs. grimes, saying
that she told past, present and fu
ture, and would make your loved
one come across with the heart
throbbs, -or money returned
so mary she went to see mrs.
grimes and slipped her a doller,
and they had a nice little talk, in
.which' mary hapened' to mention
that she had some money in a
bank
"well, it aint there no more
mrs. grimes nicked mary 25
dollers for a lucky stone, and 80
dollers for a bag of some kin'd of
smelly powder to wear around her
neck, any 100 dollers for some
magick words to say eery night,
and goodness knows what else,
and evry time she told mary the
milkman was sure to come
through in just aday or two more
lie did., all right, only it was
anuther girl he, proposed to, and
he married her, too, just about
the time mary was giving up her
last 5-doller bill to mrs. grimes
when mary heard about it you
can imagine hdw sore she was.
she had mrs. grimes pinched
but even if mrs. grimes goes up
the river that won't mend poor
marys busted heart
anuther milkman might, how
ever johny
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Philadelphia. Mrs. Stebbins
Wells, Los Angeles,' lady police
man, is here as delegate to suffra
gette convention.

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