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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 14, 1912, Image 16',
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Barber Poor Tim has
sent to a lunatic asylum.
Victim (in chair)-Who's Jim?
"Jim is my twin brother, sir.
Jim has lopg been broodin' over
the Tiard" times, an' I suppose he
finally got crazy."
"Is that so?"
"Yes, he and me has worked
side by side for years, and we
were so alike we cpufdn't tell each
other apart. We both brooded a
good deal, too. No money in this
"What's the reason?"
"Prices too low. Unless a cus
tomer takesla shampoo it doesn't
pay to shave or hair-cut. Poor
Jim, 1 caught him trying to cut
a customer's throat because he re
fused a shampoo, so I had to have
the poor fellow locked up. Makes
me sad. Sometimes I feel sorry I
didn't let him slash all he wanted
to. It might have saved his rea
son. Shampoo, sir?"
VALUE OF BLUFF
In a close encounter during, the
American Civil War, two sol
diers, one from each army, came
face to face within short range.
Each put up his gun and fired,
as it subsequently appealed, his
last cartridge. Both missed. The
bullet of one man buried itself
in a tree, and the shot of the other
passed through the coat of his
enemy. Each man, knowing his
ammunition was gone, supposed
himself to be at a disadvantage.
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One of them made a great shoS
of reloading his gun, and, step-jj
ping forward, demanded a sur
render. .The other threw down
his. arms with a groan.
" "If I had another cartridge I
would never surrender," he ex
"That's all right," calmly r&
marked the captor, marching oB
his prisoner. If I had another
you may be sure I shouldn't ha
asked you to surrender."
o 6s &
Jim What-are yer laughin' at.
Bill Why, the me woma:
started to jaw that copper what
come to lock me up, an' I'm
blowed if he airi't run her in an