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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 30, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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.new york you shood be veny glad
that you dont have, to bord mr. al
luff of edwardsville, n. j., for if you
did your pocketbook -wood be squeez
ed flatter than a pancake, by the time
al and the high cost of living got
threw with it
for al is some eater
the other day they had a redmen's
eating match over in aTs home town
& a hole bunch of them started in
but at was about several meals, ahead
when he wiped his lips & said he
guessed he had enuff to las tr him un-
till brakefast time
this is what al got on the outside
of: ,
. 7 ham sandwitches, 3 swiz cheeze
sanwitches, 6 limjjerger cheeze sand
witches, 3 cups of coffee, 4 peaces of
cake, 1 hole pie and a half, pickels,
onions, olives, 3 glasses of lemonade
& 2 club sandwitches which aloan
was enuff for a family's mean
aTs wife said the only thing that
kept them from starving to death
was because al had so manny frends.
who invited mm & her out to dinners,
but she s.aid they always had to keep-
making new frends for they never-
got a 2nd bid from- the same person
to a meal
FIGHT BY ROUNDS
The Cleveland Leader, a morning
paper, runs the marriage license col
umn on the sport page.
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A freak of nature is the lost river
in Kentucky. It is known as the
Hidden river, because no one knows
its 'origin and it vanishes, into a cave
leading to no one knows 'wiare
CHESTNUT CHARLIE
just A
sot a Goeo i
HOW LOMG DIP CA1VJ HATE
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SYMPTOMS
Willis What is your son going to
be when he grows up? N
Gillis Prom present indications, a
golf-caddy.
Willls-What makes you think so?,
Gillis When I started to lick him
this morning, he sneered and told ine
that I was holding the stick tim
wrong way Puck,

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