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new york by golly, you can't never make a certen lady that lives out
in flatbush beleave it pays to be polite
never agen, so long as she lives
this lady has a groceryman which sends a boy every morning to her
house with rolls, and fresh eggs and one thing and anuther
the uther morning all the famely went away to spend the day
and as she had forgot to tejl the grosery boy, she thought she would
leave a little note for him which would save, him ringing the dore bell for
y an hour or so
so she wrote on a peace of paper, "all gone away, don't leave anything"
and she pinned it on the dore
it just so hapened that the same day some burglers was calling around
in the naberhood . '
they took a slant at the note, and then'they got busy
when the famely got home that night, there was a diffrent note stick
ing on the dore " '
it said ,
"thanks, we ain't left mutch"
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OREGON'S NEW WAGE LAW .
Portland, Ore., Nov. 22. After to
day Gregon's new minimum wage
law will be in effect. Under its pro
visions a minimum wage of 9.25 per
week must be paid all women clerks
who are not apprentices; eight hours
and twenty minutes will be the maxi
mum day's work, and. fifty hours for
the week; and no woman shall 1
employed in a mercantile establish
ment on any day of the year after,
6 p. m. The new law, which, was de
cided on by the Industrial Welfare
Commission of Oregon on Sept 24,
automatically eliminates Saturday
night shopping and nigb,t shopping
during the Christmas rush. Only one
big department store in the state ap
peared in favor, when it was being
considered. All the others protested
vigorously against it.
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
Two of the oldest and oddest forms
of popular barometers are the leech
in the totyejand the frog on the ladder-When
leeches were to be found in
nearly every household their behavior
was the subject of constant observa
tion, and it was generally noticed
that in still weather,- dry or wet, they
remained at tjie bottom, but rose,
often as much as 24 hours in ad
vance, before a change.
The frog barometer consisted of a
jar of water, a frog and a little wood
en stepladder. If the frog came out
and sat upon the stejps rain was ex
pected. o o
Rabbits are becoming as great a
pest in Argentina as in Australia. A
.cannery has-been started.
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