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new york i herd tell a good storey
about a painter feller, what aint 1 of
them that daubs on houses and fences
but paints peepel on paper and, can
viss to hang up on the wall in your
house to look nise.
this guy was hired to paint a wom
an which is verry ruch & her hus
bend was touched to the tune of 500
iron men for the job but when they
begun the job she sajd i want to have
on the verry latest style in my dress
& hair but the artist guy says nope,
you've got the rong dope, but she
has her way about it & the pitcher
was painted & he got his pay
then in about 4 mths. the lady
came back agin & says to the artist
that pitcher is out of style now for
they has changed the way,to dress
your hair so i want you to make it
soot the latest fashion & the artist
soaks her husbend 50 bucks for the
last winter he had to put some
furs on the pitcher and this spring
he had to paint them out & make the
skirt shorter with a low neck it it
but every time he brings it up to
date he collecks 50 $ for the job
at this rate, he said to anuther art
ist, i will have a reglar income out of
that pitcher evry time the styles
change & beleeve me they cant
change to fast to pleese yures troo
ley, he told the other feller.
Collector Did you look at that lit
tle bill I left yesterday, sir?
House Member Yes, it has passed
the first reading. Boston Globe.
AINT NATURE WONDERFUL!
Unnatural History by Gene Aherrt
The Ichthyobdella Punctata
commonly known as the leech. We .
just use the tongue twisting titles to'
make the study look like the real
stuff, and as though we know what
we're talking about
The leech is the hobo of the H-2-0,
but his relative on the flivver pasture
is the medal-taker. P'raps you know
I think I do, Ignatium. Isn't ha
the card thak's always hanging
aroun"a guy when he has -some
You're right, Stanislaus. Gosh I
the kid's getting clever.
The leech sticka around till vou'va
loosened up all your change, part of
it on him, then he hotfoots away' to
work the gag on some one else.
There are other popular leeches
besides this one. There's the one
that is alwayshanging around soma
one that hasan automobjle. You
can't even go in the garage to wash
the car unless the Jeech comes slid
ingaround thinking you're going for
a ride. But the auto leech never ofi
fers to buy the gasoline.
Then there's still another one the
leech that's always talking big dough
and is always sponging the "mak
ings." o o
"You look sweet enough to eat.
"I do eat Where shall we go?Vw
New York World.