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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 05, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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Mr. Plowden was once called upon
to defend a horse thief, and he made
a striking speech for the defense.
Unfortunately, the -, prisoner had
pleaded guilty, unknown to Mr.
Plowden, so the judge, in summing
up, merely remarked:
"Gentlemen, you have heard the
prisoner,, and you have heard his
L'Counsel. It is for you to say which
Jyou believe. Only remember the
prisoner was there when the horse
was stolen; the learned counsel was
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THE ULSTER SLOGAN
Belfast man who was wearing the
little badge of the "Ulster Volunteer
prce, with itSjinitials U. V. F., told
e latest yarn, irom "tne front."
rJThe other day somebody asked a
is tif Jewish extraction, what ,the mi-,
tials on the badge stood for. ."Ulster"
-pvui ngnu was tne anstant, expla
nation
new york about 3 months ago a
yung feller by the name of jim mul
lins was in a street car when it got
bumped by a brewery truck, that was
running away
a keg of beer hit jim a little south
of amidships, andjie went away from
the scene of action in a wagon with
chime son it, and 2 dockters trying
to" bend him back the way he ust
to be ,
well, jim he wasent fatally twist
ed, and bimeby he got out and
around, with the aid of a pare of
crutcnes
jim also had the aid of a axident
insurance policy which pai dhim 100
plunks per week' so long as he was
disabled
witch being the case, he dident work
no more, but just lai daround and
coleckted his smash-up dividens
after the. ball season opened up,
jim and his crutches was to be seen
evry day up m a nice grand stand
seat
all this timejim was also framing
up a couple of damidge suits against
the ralerode cumpany and the brew
ery a few days ago a frend of jim's he
seen him crawling along the street,
and he says, jim, can't you get along
without them crutches
well, I'll tell you how it is, ansers
jim
my dockter says i can, but my law
yer says i can't
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"What was that haughty young
woman saying?" "Said when she saw
what good timea the common people
had she almost regretted not being
one of them." Kansas Citv Journal
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