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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 10, 1913, Image 8

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THE' JUNIOR' OFFICE BOY' SEES
"STOP THIEF!"
il. "y., march 10. "well, there Is
anyway one place in this town where
a. person can purchase $3 worth of
laffln for $2.
or even for less money, if they
ain't proud, and feel like,settln up-
stares
the, place is the gayety theater,
and th show is called stop thief,
'i seen it .the uther nite and i iht
hardly got over it yer
a gerl is going to get. married
and the house fs all full of pearl
necklaces and silver prune forks
and. dimond sunbursters and things
for which her loving frendsbas b.een
stung . .. v
all. of a. sudderf things begins to
disappear and there is grate exile
ment the swiping is being done by a new
hired gerl which is" a lady burglar
and is engaged to be married to a
thief , '
"they,are going to steal all the' stuff
in this house so they can get enoush'
dough to set up housekeeping and,
lead a Jionest'life, as they are tiredj
oi uurgiermg
quite a f aricy little idea that,, aint
it . - .
maybe that's the same hunch johnr
dee'and pearp morgen has had, only
they aint never been able to feel
sure there wasent a soup ladle or a
pickle fork around somewheres that
they hadent got yet
well, anyway, in this here show it
so happens that 'the bride's jals a.
kleptomaniack and the bridegroom's
unkel used to be one so the bride
groom he thinks he is one too
the gent burgler he gets into the
house and pretends he is a fly bull,.
. and him and the lady crook they pick
up everything thafe looks likeit would
hock , , ,
ahd whenever they get into a tight
place, they slip the- stuff into some
body elses pockit, generly one. ,of
them poor ducks that thinks' he is a
idepto what you may call it ' j
bimeby "a teller comes in to return
some, borrowed, mbpey, and get back
some stocks he has pdT up for it
his stocks has been swiped out of
the safe, and the guy loses his wallet
while he is hollering about his stocks
then he gets the real bulls, and a
bunch of them comes wjth a" search
warrent ' , .
but them crooks steals the search
warrent off the police sargent before
he can get intoactionf gee whiz but
thafwas funny
in. the end the crooks get ketched.
but also forgiven when they promise
to start a honest life
only they have to start it! poorj
which was quite tuff luck after ."all
their hard work johhy
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MAKE A FOUNTAIN PEN
A fountain pen is easily made of
the old-style penholder the kind
with the round, hollow)- tin top to.
hold the pen.
Fill the hollow with cotton batting,-
packed in lod&ely When .the pen is
dipped in theink: the cotton will, be
come saturated and will feed -it drop
by drop to the -pen point,, so that one'
dip. qt the pen will secure sufficient
ink, to write an .entire naee ior to
sign, innumerable, pieces of maiL
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