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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL
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The Valuable Guy x
Ah! Norman, here's the -wolf! He's
as wild as oats. An office without a
. "valuable guy" is as incomplete as if
it didn't have a telephone.
He's the jobbie that spouts as how
valuable he is to the firm. Y' know,
Chris.
' "They won't appreciate me. 'til
after I'm gone" kind.
"Why lis'en. I wentvin to thevboss
and slipped him an earful that al
most had him weeping in his wine. I
says, 'now lookee here,' I saysrTm
doing the stuff around here that
counts,' I says, 'and I want some
more kale, so come across like a
ferry or 111 blow the place. Why say,
he melted like a candle and begged
me to stay. He knows as how things
would all go blooie in a few dayB if I
left"
Oh yes, Roy, those "valuable guys"
all talk to their boss like that (in
their sleep). When the boss hovers
around they're as"busy as a bird dog
and have their noses down closer to
the ledger than the pen.
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DOING UP DAD
Pater I never told lies when I was
a toy.
Kiddie-r-When did you begin, dad?
Puck.
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SOME INSIDE STUFF
A fellow who'll drink a quart of cy
anide need never be afraid of drowning.
"CHESTNUT CHARLIE.'
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WHY HE FAILED '
Hawkins Baxter's son didn't suc
ceed as a surgeon.
Bobbins What was the trouble? .
Hawkins Too absent-minded. He
operated on one patient for some
thing, that another fellow hadv-i
Judge. - .

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