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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 13, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 17',
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new york a member of the legis
lature corned down from- albaney
which is where they make the new
laws,& he was riding in the smoker
when a feller comes in and sets down
'by side him
this other feller looks purty glum
so the legislator tries to cheer him
up, maybe thinking he lived in his
whats a matter, he asts him, feel
no, said the other man, i just got
out of prison & am going home
well that ought to make you feel
purty happy, the hon. legislator said
yes it does and it dont, the man
replyd, for everytime i think of going
back and facing the folks that knew
me i feel blue
cheer up, the hon. said, i am in a
worse fix than you
what are you going back too, the
yes, said the hon., i am going back
to face a lot of "peepe! that wanted
me to vote agin p. sertin bill which
the boss wanted past, and i voted to
gee, said the crook, i'd ruther be
in my shoes than yours
"A person should always tell the
"5Tes," replied Mr. Cumrox. "But
what am I going to do? The other
evening we got to talking art and re
finement, and somebody asked me
what my favorite musical Instrument
is. I had to say 'violoncello' or some
thing like that Mother and the girls
would never have forgiven me if 1 1
had conic right ouf'with. the truth
and said 'steam piano.' "
"How much money has my hus
band in this bank?"
"I cannot tell you that, madam.'
"The Idea! Aren't you the teller?"
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