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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 18, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
High Prices -
Well, Anton, ain't it awful the way
prices have flapped their wings
straight up in the ozone?
The guy that first caught tie drift
to raise prices sure started some cy
clone. At first we were peeved when
they put the pric.es in the elevator,
but now it's funny, especially the fee
ble alibis they dish out to us for rais
ing 'em.
These big guys, we'll call 'em
"Money Hogs," well Norman, we'll
now poem. The money-hogs ajl got
their knobs side by each and they
say: "Brothers, since we all are hep
to the fact that the masses are some
flocks of goats, the kind without the
horns and don't butt, y' get me-?
"Well, right now is the cinch time
to rake in their shekels. We'll just
tie the balloon on prices and wail to
the goats, it's on account of the
war."
"Heh! Heh!"
"Great stuff."
Now Neil, 3 gotta admit we are
goats, for flopping for that stuff. Y'
know they're in some fuss across the
drink and ain't gotvtime to think of
us. Well, right here in the U. S. be
fore the jam started we were supply
ing them with what they wanted and
now they're tied up in a squabble and
can't get any, and here we're over
flowing with all kinds of junk! then
that, sick alibi. "It's on account of
the war!"
Haw! Haw J Rich stuff, eh, Roy
they all chortled.
'CHESTNUT CHARLIE.
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Tommy Why don't baby talk.
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Papa He can't talk yet, my boy
Young ladies never do.
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did. My Sunday school teacher read
to me out of the bible how Jc
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