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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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On grandpop's farm. there's a
-gurlthat was hording on a farm near
granpop's & she was a verry purty
gurl too, but I herd a good, goak on
her just the same
her name was myra hayes
1 day she run outer face powder &
she goes in the buggy about 3 miles
to a store & she aste the, man that
runs the plase, have you any powder,
& he says you don't want to blow
someboddy up, do you
&"she says, o, my goodness, no, I
don't want that kind
then the man fixes her up the only
other kind what he has &'she slips
him a kwarter for it
in about 2 days she comes taring
into the sjtore & bawls out the store
keeper in grate stile
look at my face she yells,
& he looks at her face, & says it
looks to me like the same face you
brought In with you the last time you
was here, alnt it
- well, she hollered at Vim, for she
was mad, i -put that pqwder on my
face 4 times & now i can't have no
complexion or pink cheeks until all
the skin wares off, that's whats the
matter
you oughten not to have done that,
the man said, for the only thing that
kind of powder is good for is to kill
bugs on rose bushes and such like.
& the funny part about it was that
the storekeeper neverxknowed before
" that there was anuther kind of pow
der but what you t shoot in guns and
'kill bugs with
now he knows, but that don't dp
the gurl's face no good
AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
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Auto Touring
People go touring in pedestrian
chasers just so they can come roll
ing back in the old home town and
startle the natives with other ban
ners of other cities hanging all over
the gas eater like a clothes line at 9
o'clock Monday morning.
This is music to the auto-tourers'
ears:
"Why, Henry, vjes' look where
they've been, Goofville, Omelette-on-the
tie, Oniond.ale, Bugburg an all
over.' r
Ana, of course-, a Pike's Peak ban
ner; nV auto-touring party is com
plete without a Pike's Peak banner
dangling in the zephyrs even if they
only did go as far as Hammond, Ind.
Auto touring is just one toll after
another. And it's some graft, too.
All a guy has to do is to take a switch
and when he hears a chugger come
rattling along the highway shove the
switch and yell "Toll!"
Then he goes up and collects, at
least a twin jitney.
It's easy nioney, Eddie, even easier
than the way it's extracted in auto
repair shops.
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THE TIMES CHANGE
"Look at 'em!" exclaimed the
burglar.
"Look at what?'" asked the pock
etbook snatcher.
"Them black an' white stripes that
is all the style. I kin remember when
they put 'em on us we thought we
was disgraced!"
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