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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 26, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17',
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Billy Sunday tells a story of a
Minnesota farmer who sent his ne
gro boy to the stable to hitch up the
donkey one cold winter morning.
"It so happened," says Sunday,
"that a cow had strayed into the
donkey's stall in the night and in the
dim light the negro labored twenty
minutes trying to harness the cow.
At last he went to the farmer. Ah
cain't gif. de colla ovah his haid,
boss,' said the darkey, 'his ears are
WORTH THINKING ABOClT
"I am afraid of this Pan-American
family idea," said Harkaway.
"Then you don't believe that in
union is strength?" asked B jinks.
"Surely I do," said Harkaway,
"but I think as a rule friends get
along better together than relations
do. Look at George V. and the Kai
ser." New York Times.
A CATTY REMARK
"Algernon must be in love with
me." "What gave you that idea?"
"He clasps me so closely in the
"It isn't that," declared the other
girl disagreeably. "It is just a case
of being afraid he'll fall down unless
he hangs on to his partner."
ALL IN A TWINKLING
A lady who had just received an in
teresting bit of news said" to her little
daughter: "Marjorie, dear, auntie has
a new baby, and now mamma is the
baby's aunt, papa is the baby's uncle,
and you are her little cousin."
"Well," said Marjorie, wondering
ly, "wasn't that arranged quick!"
He (as the team goes by) Look!
There goes Ruggles, the halfback.
He'll soon be our best man.
She Oh, Jack! This is so sudden.
The eoiv who swears he isn't en
gaged to "any particular girl" is
onen ngnt no particular girl will
"Did you hear about my brother
"No. Where did he get shot?"
"He got it at the hardware store.'
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OUT OF IT
Professor (to hermit scientist)
Well, Europe's at war the saloons
are closed at 10 in London.
Hermit (absently) Fancy! Going
ta war because saloons are closeil
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