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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 03, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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JOHKIWS'LETTEl,
new york there was a man giving
a lecksure over in hoboken the other
nite & a bunch of fresh nuts had the
hunch they cood" get a littel fun out
of it, they having pade there way in
because they thought it was going
to be something else
so 1 lad hops up when the profes-'
ser was neerley threw & says to him,
perfesser can you tell me why a gurl
always shuts her eyes when she is
kissed
& the prof, looks at him an says
does your gal do that & the feller
says she does
well, remarked the prof, why dont
you look into the looking glass &
then you will see why she shuts her
eyes
that settled that feller
anuther 1 got up & says perfesser
why is it that wet tee leeves will kill
cockroaches
then he thought he had the prof.
alrite, for the prof, thought a long
time befour he comes back
well, he says, it is like this, when
a pore littel cockroach comes along
he sees the tee leef & the oder goes
to its head somewhat so it cant think
anny more cleerley than some of-my
kwesshunners appear to, so it says
to itself, heer is a nise blanket & the
nite is cool so i will wrap myself in
, the blanket
it does that (verry thing but as the
leef is wet, the poor littel cockroach
catches cold & dies
now has anny boddy anny more
kweshuns to ast me, and they dont
o o
FABLE .
Once upon , a time a man over
slept an hour, and in hurrying to get
dressed his shoestring didnt break.
CHESTNUT CHARLIE
A 6uw t' see J
1Wf
BH 6oSH, ITH0U6HT WU
-WERE DEAD-'
J
TELL ME CHAeuE, WHICH '
IS THE MEBR.IEST LET7ET?
I.N The
ALPHABET?
6oT T! .'
I oT IT.
,1 r- t
r . . . i l havc .
'U BECAUSE ITS
AVWAYS IK)
X, FUN
MORE IMPORTANT
"I see a careo of dvestuffs cam a.
over."
"But it is said that none of them
are intended for the bureau of engraving."
'That's all rieht Our monev will
go, even if a little.faded, but our ho
siery must be just right" '

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