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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 31, 1913, Image 17',
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- Tne .two. ladies were sitting at tea.
i. me uiuci, it uewiy iuarneu wue.
iq o ane .conversation turned, as most
conversations do on such, occasions!
to the, qualities of the latter lady's
'ftl "And aren'tyou. a bit disappointed
iorgemgg ip uaxr nereventn cup or
heS la fier" eagerness to discover some
raittlfe'Mt(h;'ih the happiness of her
' For one mOment the latter looked
iTas. though she would deny that she
fehad- any fcause for uneasiness. t The
sphext ..her afhis were on the table as
he faltered 'out: r
"I Bhouhf Jievjaf have told you if
ou hadii'tv. asked. Bbt a tew iiav
ago George grazed his shin against
the jalrflciitQe when he waschasing
de rora.Kiss; ana ana ne saia three
f tha 'mbt-;hbrrible words just as if
e wereTeauy usea 10 tnemr
YOU HOLDING- . -
The noticeJn the restaurant win
dow said "Assistant Cook Wanted","
and the shivering alien walked
He was directed to the kitchen,
where he, discovered two men. One
was the chef, and the other appeared
to be engaged in the mehial tsk of
washing dishes.. Turning to the
former, the would-be assistant cook
"ViU I do? I h af come about that
But the only .reply he. got frOin the
august head of culinary Matters' was
a hod in the direction, of the man at
the sink, and a curt:
"Ask the boss."
"Not so much lark, ydu!" cried the
bewildered applicant. , "That can't be
the boss! The,, boss don't wash up,
you call it?" i
The. individual at the. sink, who had
just finished drying a stack of plates,
here interrupted the. conversation in
dramatic style by letting them fall to
the ground and smash to atoms;
Then, turning to the scandalized for-
eigner, "he exclaimed, firmly but
quietly: . ,
"Now who's boa's?"
AS THE CROW FLIES
The day was drawing to a close.
Judge, jurors, witnesses, andjawyers
all were growing weary. Counsel
for -the prosecution was cross-exam-
ining the defendant. t
"Exactly how far is it between the
two towns?" he asked at length. .
For some time, the man Btood
thinking; then '
"About four miles as the cry
flows," came the answer.
"You mean. as;the'flow cries !' re
torted the man" of .law.
The judge leaned forward. f
V"N0," he remarked sauvely, "he
r means as the fly crows."
I And they all looked at One another,
vfeeling that something was wroaj
"IJL J-'- s 1 llf- "