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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 16, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 15

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connections with thffmail boats. Oh,
sure! A UtOe.walkpTrAO miles "be
fore breakfast to catch the mail boat
will be a fine appetizer. " Prom, nine
hundred and fifty-six'fjolkB-who can't
go I have definite' orders' to wire at
once at their expense if it's a big, big
strike. From my' "three-year-old
daughter a -final- caution to "member
and get my' Indian beads. Dada, I
like,. ndian beads," Prom friend
'wife, whoihas just. read a piece in
the .paper .about 3.4'glacial streams to
be crossed on the trail; to Shushanna,
directions on how to avoid catching
Cold.
Vhen the summer days were with us,
And we sweltered in the heat,
Through days of sticky misery
And nights with little sleep,
We "hiked" to Take" or river
Where, 'neath the' shady trees, .
We -sometimes gahied.al slight .relief
From the interhjittet, breeze.
Yet what we gained -from zephyrs
cool, -;
Tempered in east ajid north,
We. lost in swatting flies and-ghats
And waxing weak,apd- wroth.
-o-
The dry dock which is to be built
at Quebec for the Dominion govern
ment by h Montreal firm will, when
completed, be the largest structure of
its kind in the world.. It Is to be
1,150 feet long and 137 feet wide, or
100 feet longer and 17 feet wider
than the Gladstone dock, which was
opened by. King George at JLiverpooL
But all of that is altered how
By the cleverness- of ,man.
We 6tay .at home and find relief 1
In the new electric-fan.
We work" 'mid circling currents,
We -sleep in wind that's mild;
The screened-in porch keeps off the
. flies;
The fan keeps cool the child.
Arid, after labors of the day,
To gain most restful: ease, .
We -smoke .our choice old meer
schaum In the oscillating breeze.
Parkkeeper (giving a friendly
warning) You mustn't sit there,
ma'am. Old Lady (sitting on a seat
which had just -been varnished)
'Ere I am, and 'ere I'm going to stick.
o o
The longest artificial watercourse
in the world is the Bengal Canal, 900
miles in length. .

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