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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 11, 1913, Image 17',
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Pa, ma and the six children stood
In a row on the pavement beaming
on the landlady who had appeared at
the front door, when the head of the
family addressed her:
"We have come to spend a month
by the sea, madam, and I should be
glad" If you would give me particu
lars of ' the 'furnished apartments'
that I understand you have vacant."
- "Certainly, sir--certainly! The
Tooms are allrjeady if. you care to see
them But your party is rather a
large one, and I think it only fair to
tell you that there is only one bed!"
The family, with the exception of
father, ceased to smile; but father
was of sterner stuff.
"Only'one bed? Well, well, it can't
: be helped!" he cried cheerfully. "One
must expect to put up witn sucn utue
inconveniences on a holiday. Be
sides we're all quite used to roughing
it, and the wife and ktdB won't in the
Jeast mind sleeping on the floor!"
BEATING THE BUTCHER
For some reason or other, young
married women have a reputation for
being crassly ignorant on domestic
matters. Many, however, are nothing
like so unsophisticated as people
would have us think; and among
these many may be numbered Mrs.
One day, only a few weeks after
her marriage, in order to procurd
some of the necessaries 'for the din-
ner party which she and her husband
had arranged to give on the follow
ing evening, she entered a butcher's,
shop where, displayed hi the window,
she saw a dozen chickenSr
"Please piek me out six reaDy
tough chickens," she asked the
butcher, "I have a reason."
The butcher put aside seven.
"Are these all?" inquired Mrs,
"Yes, madam," was the reply;
"these are the only tough ones I
"Then send the other five to my
house immediately," remarked the!
young matron; and Balled out of the
WILL( AM IS A CAUTIOUS MAN
It seems, according to Representa
tive John H, Rothermal of Pennsyl
vania, that the good wife of a happy
home wanted a jar from the top
shelf of the kitchen closet, but was
unable to reach it
Friend Husband was Immediately
called, but he, too, was several Inches
shy when it came to the stretchy
reaoh. A chair was promptly re
quisitioned and papa climbed upward
"Don't William!" cned Friend Wife
in an alarmed voice. "Don't stand
on that chair!"
"What's the matter with that
"It isn't Baf e," returned the agitat
ed wife. "You know how'heavy you
are! It won't bear your weight!"
"That's all right, dear," was thJ
smiline assurance of hubby. 'Ttt j
Lonly standing on one. leg. ' &i