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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 20, 1913, Image 17

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5RS 133 SINGING
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SUas Klepp ,of New York -was touring In
Wales. He settled in a village and occasioned
great curiosity among the simple people by his
attire and manner.
"Say," he drawled to the hotel mant "I hear
there's a 'bully' garden just down the street"
indicating with his head the end of the street
"Yes, sir," returned the proprietor. "It's well
worth inspecting."
Silas wandered in its direction, and was deep
ly impressed with the beauty and size of the
vegetables and flowers. He asked the old gar
dener to what he attributed their successful
-rearing.
Oh, just climate!" replied old John.
"But how do you get your cabbage so
green?" asked the inquisitive American.
"Oh, same thing, climate!" replied John.
"Say," remarked the American, "we built a
hotel in New York without windows, stairs, or
even an elevator!" t
"But," thoughtfully queried the old villager,
"how do you get to the top?"
"Oh," responded Silas, "just climb it!"
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FOIVE MEANT A WALLOP
A dapper little golfer stood on the ninth tee'
waiting impatiently to drive off his ball, whilst
Reginald Dooley, unmindful of impending
danger, strolled leisurely across the links with
in easy range of the ball about to fly.
"Fore! Fore!" cried tihe golfer. Then
"Fore!" again.
But Reginald paid no heed to this bellowed
warning until, a few minutes later, he began
rubbing his knee, which was stinging most
painfully from the impact of the tiny, stone
like ball now rolling at his feet ,
Up hurried the dapper littlt golfer.
"I'm extremely sorry I hit you," he ex
plained; "but, after all, you really are to blame.
Hang it all, I called 'Fore!' dozens of times!"
Reginald cast a look of withering contempt
over the man in front of him.
"So that's the meaning ot 'Fore," 'is it," he
remarked blandly "look out, or a crack on the
knee? Well, when I call 'Foive!' I mean a bang
in the eye! Foive!"
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