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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 22, 1913, Image 17

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"I would like to look at some household goods,"
said the tall brunette as she entered the big furniture
store. "You see, I expect to be married soon."
"Ah, indeed," said the polite clerk; "just step this
way. We have special inducements for young couples
starting in housekeeping. When is the glad event to
come off?"
"Well er the day hasn't been settled yet."
"Oh, I see; the lucky man has just proposed,
and"
i "No, he hasn't proposed yet, but "
"Ah, he is going to propose. How long has he
been calling?"
"Well, he hasn't started calling yet, but "
"What is the young man's name?"
"Really, I don't know at present,, but mamma
says she thinks some nice young man will start calling
soon, so I wanted to be in time."
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"Father," said Little Andy, "what's a leading
woman?" "Any woman," replied father, who is
married."
He (triumphantly, reading
from a newspaper) "Suffragist
speaker heckled by geese at a
county fair." Ha, ha! Even the
geese are against woman suf
frage, my dear!. She (contemp
tuously) That's because they
are geese.
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"How does it happen that you
are five minutes late at school this
morning?" the teacher asked se
verely. "Please, ma'am," said
William, "I must have over
washed myself."
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"Are you aware the cashier has
taken a half interest in a yacht?"
"No. Perhaps we had better see
he does not become a full-fledged
skipper"

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