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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1913, Image 7',
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"Say, Mistah Poindextah. Ah've
got a hawse Ah -wants to swap."
"A hawse? "What kind ob a hawse
am diss hawse what yo' wants to
' "Diss hawse am a draft hawse."
"Why does yo' call him a draft
hawse?" . -
"Becuz he comes in de house-when
Ah opens de door."
"What does yo'i -' want foh diss
"Ah dunno. What.hab yo'?" 1
"Tut; tut, man, yo don't expec!:
me to .trade diss hawse foh warts,
dops yo'? Yo' got dem warts on yo'
"Well, ain't yo' got -dat hawse on
"Deed Ah, hab. But Ah wants to
wash my hands of fat animule."-
"Well, yo' ought to do it:"
("What, trade him off?"
"No jwash yo' hands. Whuffo' yo?
so anxious to get rid o' dat hawse?
Aain't he broke?"
"Dat's de trouble. He ain't broke
he's only bent.?'
"Ef Ah wuz yo', Ah would give dat
hawse to a' dentist."
"Ah'd ruther gib him to a pusson
who 'wouldn't look a gift hawse in
"Well, don't Jalk to me about your
dilemma. Ah ain't interested in,, de
"De fust part ob your remark am
correct he am a lemon. But he ain't j
'no quinine' 4 j
''Take mab .advice andiStick.to.dat
-; : 1
hawse. Yo' kin make somefiri out
of him yit" '
"What am dat?"
"Wait for the grand transforma
tion scene depicting a race track
during which tie ensemble 'appropri
ately dressed' as stable boys arid touts
will sing that descriptive hyric by
Words and Music entitled, "When
ever I Smell Jockey Club I Think of
FLORENCE MADDEN WEDS
' Mrs. .Florence Miles Madden,
widow of the late labor leader, Mar
fin B. (Skinny) Madderf, recently was
married to John Rouf, a millionaire
contractor, in San Francisco. ,
Mrs. Madden, then Florence Miles?
a belle of St. Louis, was engaged to
Rouf, twelve 'years ago: Theyv quar
reled bitterly' and the engagement
Soon after, the Miles family moved
to Chicago. In this city, Miss Miles,
met Skinny Madden. They were mar
ried in 1904. .In 1910, Mrs. Madden
sued her husband for separate main
tenance. Madden died of consuihption at
Lake Villa last summer, a"nd his
widow went to Sari Francisco. There,
a few weeks ago, she mejt. her old
sweetheart in the tapestry room of
the Hotel St Francis. They were,
married within, a week.
' Rouf and his wife will pass through
Chicago within the.next-few days, on
their way. toward,an European honey