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

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JOHNNYS LETTER
new york there Is a lot of peeple
who dont pay when they can get
something for nothing & they spend
more time trying to get it for nothing
then it wood cost em if they got rite
out & worked
the best ecksample of this kind of
a feller was told about by a docter
the other day
this man wood send his kids & his
wife to stores where they give out
samples of fobd for enuff to feed
them lots of meals & he had his daw
ter marry the -coal man so he cood
, get free coal, & his oldest son married
the landlord's gurl so they woodent
have to pay rent
he was allways getting books &
other things on trile & sending them
back, & his wife was waring hats &
clothes that she got on trile, but he
had to pay the dockter because there
was no way to get him for nothing,
he not having any dawter left that
was old enuff to marry a dockter.
so the Jther day one of his littel
kids got sick with a sore throat & he
says to his wife, i wonder what we
shood do, & she says send for a dock
ter & he says that will set us back 2
bucks, & then he thought a while &
says if we knew what the dockter
wood do we cood do it ourselfs
then he husseled over to a dockter
near his house and pretended he was
visiting, & talked about the war &
the world serious & all that stuff
until he thought it was purty safe to
leed up to the mane kweshun
dockter, he says, what wood you
give for a sore throat
well, the doc knowed what kind
of a guy he was, so he looks at him
& says, i woodent give annything, be
cause i don't want' a soreiiroat
"CHESTNUT CHARLIE."
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tonhole on your coat lapel?
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find that by waving their faces be
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