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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 19, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 17',
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The country preacher knew that
he had offended many of his parish
ioners by advocating the closing of
a certain right of way which the
public has been accustomed fo use,
but he never knew how Seriously he
had offended them until he had a talk
with a. man who had "got religion"
at a recent revival meeting.
"So you want to know exactly
what the folks up my way are sayin'
agin you. Is that it?" asked the par
ishioner. "It Js," said the preacher.
"Well," was the diplomatic reply,
" all I can say is it's a pity you didn't
ask me before I got converted."
o o I
Frank M. O'Brien, the humorist,
recently moved to a small town in
Long Island. A week later he met
one of the village characters on the
"Understand," said this person,
"that you don't like the Weber
"It's full of leaks, there's not
enough heat, no water and no ac
commodations," said O'Brien.
"Well," drawled the native, "I re-
call the time when there wasn't no
house there at all!"
"Mike," said the Boss politician
one fine Sunday morning, "I'm going
to make you a present of this fine
"Ah," said Mike, gratfully, "it's
jist loike you, sor!
Dorcas So you're going to keep
up the fight for equal suffrage?
Mrs. Dorcas Sure we are. The
girls will dig in for. another winter
RIGHT ABOUT FACE!
Mistress So you want the day off
tomorrow. Something private?
Nora No, mum sergeant.
Hard drinkers usually haven't any
use for soft water.
GREEN AS THE PLANT
Mistress Did you water the rub
ber plant, Mary?
New Maid Why, no, mum. I
thought it was waterproof. Boston
II I s 1 J
He Don't you know her?
lives In your square?
She Possible so, but she doesnt
I go in my circle.