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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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. "A friend." That was all Robert Minor wrote on the back of this pio
ture of a soldier looking at the grave of a fallen comrade.
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THESE KIDS WILL GET A GOOD
FEED DECEMBER 23
"Christmas? Say, Jimmy, maybe
I ain't goin' to have any Santy Claus
trimmings on de day dat is set aside
for Santy to fall down de chimneys'
on de houses where dere is chimneys,
but I ain't out in de cold, bet your
jit.
"I got a invite to a feed. Don't
know much how I come to get de in
vite, but I has it handed me, and say,
Jimmy, dis is what dey's goin' to
have fer eats. Toikey yum, yum
and de guy says de rest is de kind of
grub dat a guy what's got a real
home eats Christmas. He says
dere's turnips smashed gee, I can
remember before me old man croak
ed when we lived in de country de
turnips stayed in de groun' 'till Jack
Frost bit dere whiskers what stays
out of de groun. Den dere's cran
berry sauce dat's like holly berries,
only you eats it and you looks at
holly, but dey always come together
on Christmas and den dere's oh,
yes Murphys, spuds, smashed, and
yhat fojtu&Pgmjkgfe! 3&jnt"
Fifteen hundred boys will be guests
of the Big Brothers' organization at
a turkey dinner to be given Dec. 23
at 7 o'clock at the Woodbury cafe
teria, 219 W. Washington sL Many
of them are boys who were taken
under the protection of the Big
Brothers from the boys' court, but
the majority are just boys who may
not get a Christmas dinner on tie
25th, for whom the Big Brothers
wanted to provide.
Gus Pollock, president of the Big
Brothers' ass'n, says in addition to
the feed there will be music on a
victrola loaned by Rudolph Wuriitzer
Co. for the occasion and a piano
loaned by Lyon & Healy. Jones, Li
nick & Schaeffer have donated sis
vaudeville numbers and there will be
a Punch and Judy show from the
Royal Arcanum. There will also be
speeches by the judges who have
presided over the boys' court, begin
ning with the first "Big Brother,"
Judge Thomas Scully, followed by
Judges Dolan, Trude and Fisher.
Knights of Pythias have also do
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