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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1913, Image 5',
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MAMMA'S ARM ) N.
A tramp called at the Rouse of a
spinster whp lived alone, and when
she op'ened' the door he asked if she
had a pair of old trousers of her hus
band's which she could kindly give
him. The good lady, who did not
'want to admit that she was unpro
tected, replied ia.her embarrassment,
"Very sorry, my goo'd man, but er
ex my hus but but he never
ro o . '
Asbestos pockets for cigar stubs
"are the go in Philadelphia. But
there's no law against your gathering
them in a basket.