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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 31, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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WHAT IT WAS
Three or four tawny spote appear
ed here and there on the little boy's
"blue knickerbockers. Attracted bv
hi3 cheery smile, two kindly old ladies
stopped to talk to him and "wonder
ed why his mother did not patch with
a color to match." The little boy
blushed deeply and then burst out:
"That ain't no patch; that's me."
Ladies' Home Journal.
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LET THEM GO TO IT
Visitor in Courtroom What is this
law-suit about?
Stranger The creditors of George
ump, bankrupt, are suing his trus
tee in bankruptcy.
Visitor in Coureroom Are you in
terested in the case?
Stranger Not in the slightest. I'm
George Bump. Judge.
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THE REASON WHY
An English militant crusader
strolled into a "baxp. when -a young
man "was milKing a cow. Wltn a
snort she asked: - "How Is it that
you are not at the front, young
man?"
"Because, ma'am," answered the
milker, "there ain't no milk at that
end." Ladies' Home Journal.
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KNUTTY KNOWLEDGE
A file has been patented by a
Louisville barber for taking the sharp
edges off jHy.
A comb has been invented by a
Cincinnati blacksmith that parts a
single hair in the middle.
The fact that a street car hasn't
got a steering wheel is probably the
reason it can't steer out of the road
.of wagons and automobiles.
A Terre Haute Scientist after 18
years of strenuous thinking, finds
that theiew stone that comes out of
a stone quarry is old long before it
is new.
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UNSOLVED MYSTERIES
Did Noah have a cuckoo clock
jwith two cuckoo birds in it?
CHESTNUT CHARLIE
N'KNOVJ I'M "PRETTY j
KEEH AT W.UAEDS1
EVEN IP I Do SAY
(T MVSELF -
SPEAWlM Of- BILLIARDS
REMINDS ME-
wwAT tES a Billiard Ball
do mhekj rr stkrts
K0U.IN6
' 2 IT LOOKS '
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FABLE
Once upon a tyme a man was play
ing ye game of golf. He made a 50
yard approach and came within two
yards of ye hole, and when he went
to putt ye ball into ye hole he missed
ye hole by three feet and he re
mained silent,
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