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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 11, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 20

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' "Been looking for you for a week,"
declared the latter. "That speech of
yours elected Mr. Walton. He wants
you bad."
He wanted this natural orator so
badly that wheiTHal returned with
the newspaper man to Wellsville, he
engaged him as his secretary forth
with. Hal Duncan.became a changed
man. One day he stole away from
Wellsville and visited the home of his
childhood. It was to find Hazel wait
ing for him. Yes, true womanly love
had disdained all new suitors.
"I knew you. would come back,"
she told Hal, serene in his cherishing
arms. "My heart was . with you
through all' the long ordeal that has
shown you to be a man among men."
And then there was a wedding and
Congressman Walton gave away the
beautiful bride.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
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SURE
Marie Suppose your father gave
your mother 20 and took back $5.
,What would that make?
Willie All kind's of trouble!
THE PLANTER
By Berton Braley.
The Undertaker undertakes
To place us out of reach of aches
And all the pains and woes and things
That every year of living brings;
He puts us in a place to rest
Where not a worry stirs the breast,
And yet by some strange human
whim
We do not seem to care for him
We flee his presence, great and small,
Though finally he gets us all.
However muqh we like to ride,
We do not care to get inside
His stately carriage draped in black,
Because he never brings us back!
Reformers often make a bid
For fame by "putting on the lid,"
But he's more thorough, far, than,
they;
The lid he makes is there to stay
And nary change of politics
Will lift it off from where it sticks.
And so he plants us at the last
When all our worrimerit has passed
And we have made with Mistress Pate
Our final deal in real estate,
This planter gives to rich and poor
The on,ly rest cure that is sure!
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VERY SIMPLE .
Whately once asked, a surgeon why
the operation of hanging is fatal.
He replied: "Because respiration
is checked, circulation is stopped, and
blood suffuses and congests the
brain."
"No," said the Archbishop, cast
ing about for illustrations for his
"Logic"; "it is because the rope is
not long enough to allow the man's
feet to meet the ground."
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HEALTH TIP
A large part of sickness is pre
ventable. Simple living, plain food,
plenty of air; right, proportion of
work, play and sleep, and immediate
remedies for simple ailments are the
answer.

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