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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 15, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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new york. there's a kid that
works in a offls here what is about
as smart as you find them anywheres
and his name is Willie
willie has had sevral relashuns die
this summer since the baseball see
son begun & Saturday his 2nd gram
ma died
so when he showed up at the
offis mundy -A. M. brite and early
the boss says to him, willie so many
of your relashuns are so feeble that
i think we had better dispence with
your servises- & i have about con
eluded to give the job to your twin
brother
my twin brother? willie ast, for
that was the 1st he had ever herd
about his having a twin brother , r
yes, replyd the boss, the one i saw
at the baseball game saterdy when
you was attending your, grandmoth
er's funeral, and the boss grirmed 40
ways while all the rest in the offis
snickered
all rite, sir willie ansered, i will go
home & get him
in about 3 forths of a hour willie
spun into site agin & he had on his
other clothes & his face was washed
he walks up to the boss & says
here i am, i am the buy what was at
the ball game alrite, alrite, so i must
be the one who want
that's why they calls him twinny
at the offis now.
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OUR OWN TRAVELOGUES
Butte. For a long time Senator
Bill Clark's red whiskers were one
of the most interesting points1 of
Butte, but now, that the town is
chemically pure, all licensed guides
escort visitors to various p. of L to
show them where things used to be.
The Silver Bow club is the resort of
the bon-ton natives, and you get a
napkin (linen) and a glass of water
with nothing in it to kill the germs
when you order luncheon. The
Scotch is good, too. Butte boasts of
having the crookedest street car line
in the world, but this applies merely
to the tracks, you understand. We
can, right off-hand, name 657 other
American cities where they have
oh, well, why dish up scandal today?
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A MATTER OF TASTE
"But you must remember, Edith,"
said the young husband after the
quarrel, "that my taste is better than
yours." '
"Undoubtedly," said Edith acidly,
"when we remember that you mar
mied me and I married you."
Ladies' Home Journal.
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SARCASTIC
"Doctor, I seem to have a touch
of catarrh."
"Um! The odor of pine trees is
good for that"
"All right, doc I'll plant a few
about the place. They'll grow in 20
years. Then I'll drop around and let
you know how I come on."
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