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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 03, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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new york last month they eleckt
ed a feller member of kongress from
1 of the east side districkts & he was
1 of the 1st to hop on a trane & go
ddwn to Washington D C, to get rite
on the job of running the guvern
lnent as he is a new member he wanted
his fambly to be there to see there
proud dad put his hand to the rains
of guvernment, so he took his littel
son raymond with him
now this kongressman allways be
leeves in telling the truth no matter
how paneful it may be
they got to the house of kongress
which is differunt from the senate
brite and urley, long befour it begun
to line up for the first day's work, and
purty soon the chaplin he come in
and prayed for kwite a while
dad, said littel raymond who is
about 9 yeres old & verry smart, who
is that man
that, my son, ansers his pop, is the
chaplin
it dont look like him, dad, the son
replys
look like who
why, charlie chaplin, raymond an
sered it aint that one, his dad said, this
is the man who prays
o, ts that so, chirped raymond, and
does he pray for the members of
kongress?
he kongressman grabbed a deep
thought for a minit and then he said
no, son, he looks at the members
of kongress, and then he prays for
the country
COULD FILL THE BILL
He had told her the age-old story,
and, torn with emotion, waited for
a few short words that would decide
his fate.
"George," she answered, "before
I give you my answer you must tell
me something. Do you drink any
thing?" Proudly, triumphantly, he clasped
her in his arms and whispered in her
shell-like ear:
"Anything," he said. The Medi
cine Man.
TODAY'S BELLRINGER
The late 4d joke: A man drove up
to an office building and entered bis
lawyer's office. "What do I owe
you?" he asked the lawyer. "Two
fifty," replied the lawyer. "All right,"
answered the client, "my 4d is down
stairs. You can keep that to apply
on the bill and I'll mail you a check
for the balance."
A CUT UP
She (to popular author) What
do you mean by saying in your new
book that the hero had "well carved
features"?
He That he shaved fiimselL ,
attttMMiMmmmmimm

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