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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1912, Image 16

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A LITTLE MIXED "
A householder, boiling with
anger, descended to the cellar.
"Here, I say, are you the
plumber?"
"Yes, sir," answered the man.
"Been a long time in the
trade?"
"Oh, pretty long, guv-non"
"Suppose you never mader a
mistake, eh?" ' "
"Bless me life, no, guv-noTJ" '
"Oh, then it must be airright.
I only thought you had connect
ed the wrong- pipes, as the chan
delier in the drawing room is
spraying like a fountain, and the
bath tub is on lire 1"
With that the irate,householder
'left the perplexed plumber pon
dering over things.
oo
HIS MOVE
Laborer (to constable who has
been watching him for some
time) I say, constable, can you
play checkers?
Constable Yes. .Why?
Laborer Oh, I thought it was
time you were making a mover
that's all.
Constable Yes; but when I
move I always take a man!
. .Sorry He Spoke.
"Here," began a woman; "here's
an article, in the paper on 'Wo?
man's Work for the Feeble
minded.' "
Her husband grunted.
"I'd like to 'know," he said,
"what women have ever done for
the feeble-minded?"
"They usually marry them,
dear!" replied his wife sweetly.
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SETTLED
jAlady and gehtleman were
raufiine.with their son on the
liljitform of a railway station,
jawafting the arrival of a.' certain
fiin. Suddenly they heard the
rill whistle of an .engine in the
distance.
"Here he comes J" exclaimed
the gentleman. ,
"Here she comes !" said the
lady. While the boyshouted:
"Here it comes!" , and imme
diately a hot discussion arose as
o which was the proper word to
Use,, "he," "she" or "tfc""
On the arrival or the train,
however, the argument was set
tled, and all agreed that the gen
tleman was right it was a "mail"
train.
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