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SEVEN ?- Man alive, are you crazy
with the heat? Believe me, she's
about twenty WAN. I say it that has
knowed her from a child.
" 'So have I, says he into the bar
rel under his breath, an with that
the way-he filled my measure of po
tatoes showed" me more than I seen
Fafth, I was a small child to home
when I knew that even the geese un
derstand each other.
"Next day. my brave Jacob slips
into Boguslawski's for the order an'
there was Goldie, shy an' silent in a
new apron. Before another week
' Mrs. Boguslawskl was as sot as you
please out on the doorstep hemmin'
"Then the, truth came out by ac
cident, as it moslty does in Madison
"But true love never ran.Bmooth,
or how would we have tearful nov
els? Goldie's rapscallion of a father
riz himself up to break his poor
child's heart. It destroyed me alto
gether how the character came out
in the man.
" 'Me give my daughter to a gro
cery clerk?' he yells. "'Me that can
sign' my sheck fer dirty dousand dol
lars?' Poor Goldie was that satur
ated with disappointment she was
cryin' in the next room like an'ny
thing you could name.
" 'Mr. Boguslawskl, sir," answers
Jacob, short an' stern, 'Mr. Bogus
lawski, sir, I loff your daughter. It
. iss true I am poor. But I have pros
pects. Miss Goldie is not as yonge
as some. What "would you say if I
was pardner to my grocery busi
ness?' " "We three in the back room could
hear Boguslawskl hem an' Jiaw.
" 'Jacob,' he says, 'you are a fine
yonge mana smart feller. When you
are pardner to your business I say
"Well, my dear, need I Bay more?
A child could tell you the rest. My
boy Jacob went back to the store.
'"Mr. Leben,' he asks his boss,
wilHVou tak&'me in. pardner here?
Next week I marry Miss Goldie Bo
guslawski. Some day she will be
havin' dirdy dousand dollars.' "
The joy of the joke tickled MrS
Delehanty into ripples of laughter. '
"Wait," she gasped, "wait, there's
more to come. We women are alt
alike, only the best of us is the worst
"Night before last Goldie Bogus-
lawski-that-was says to me, 'Mrsl
Delehanty, some women is to b&
pitied. I am wan of the lucky wansJ
At least I know my Jacob married m$
for myself. WhenJL told him whafi.
father would leave"me some day he
Was so surprised!' "
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WANT CHANCE TO INVESTIGATE.
CITY DEPARTMENTS. i
The Chicago Bureau of Public
Efficiency, through Chairman. Julius
Rosenwald aid Director Harris S
Keeler, have asked Mayor Harrison
that the bureau be -authorized to
make "an independent' and uhtram
meled,. investigation vl the ;lty de
partments. The bureau-says' its int is to pro-
mote efficiency and ecortpmy in thelj
public service and to prevent tha
wasteful expenditure of public funds
and that it nas been given free access
to conduct inquiries into the ex-
penditure of practically- 11 of the
public- offices of Chicago and Cook;
countyrexcept those under the may-
or's control and have saved the
county -over $100,OQO a year.
They charge the. mayor with be-
ing hostile' to an independent investi
gation by the oureau. The trustees
are Julius Rosenwald, Alfred L
Baker, Onward Bates, Chas. R
Crane, Victor Mting, Henry B. FavUl
Walter L. Fisher, Chas. & Mercian
and Geo. G.,Tunell. ,
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George Blattner, 70, arrested oral
suspicion of being one of gang than
robbed Globe Theater yesterday
morning. When arrested he was
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