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BEGINS LIFE'. ANEW AT RIPE- OLD
AGE OF 78
hand's," she answered energetically.
Now 75 good-looking, healthy, lay
ing hens support her. And the poor
house is far, far off for old Mrs. Chap-
Mrs. Elizabeth Chapman.
Minneapolis, Minn. "Too old to
begin over again? Not a bit of it.
I'm 78, but there's a lot of work left
in me yet. A whole lot of it," says
Mrs. Elizabeth Chapman, aged 78.
She lives in a tar paper shack on
ground formerly used for a dump,
and pays $1 a month 'rent. A few
years ago she retired on a small in
come, believing she would not have
to face work again. Suddenly her
little fortune was swept away from
her through severe.illness.
"The poor house for you!" said the
"Not whileJ have my head and my
IN THE MOVIES r
By Fred Schaefer.
It seems necessary for the hero to'
be considerably mussed up by rude,
It. ought to be added that later on
the hero is a match for almost any
body. All that is needed to stage an elope
ment is a ladder and a second-story
window. These-provided, the couple
accurately carry out the formula.
Father always . wakes up just in.
time to be too late.
Of course, then there is a chase.
Movie directors simply wallow in a
Safes and vaults have a fatal ten
dency. Rich men are frequently
stricken with heart-disease just after
placing some valuable in them.
A blow on the head with anything
always makes a person nutty. N. B.
P. S. These transiently bughouse
people always run at large and fol
low their own devices until recovery
P. P. S. And then they return, al
ways bitterly disappointing some
In the meantime, they have fallen
in love with a poor girl who has be
SAYINGS OF MR. MOUSE
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