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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 16, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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'JOHNNY'S
letter
new york a feller froni some littel
town up state came in & landed a
job as doorman in a swell home on
5tli av., where "he dldent have noth
ing to do but ware a uneforhi & tell
peepel what was told to him to tell
em
the 1st day a rich looking guy
comes up and henery opens the door
and he says henery is missus blank
at home
sure Bhe is, replyd henery, the
visitor says, go and ask her if .she is
at home today
oh, alrlte", henery tells him, only i
alreddy said i saw her a few minits
ago, but he went inside anuther room
& yelled out loud, mrs. blank is you
at home
and she says, no, henery, not to
day That made henery feel funny, but
he tells the man what she said, and
then he gets to being sorry for the'
dame ,
there must be somthing rong with
her, he says to his self, for she dont
even knew she is at home, & maybe
i had better speek to her husband to
nite so he can get a dookter for her.
oo
HOW WAS HE TO KNOW?
Indignant Young Wife (as soon as
AUnt Matilda has retired after din
ner) John, I'm BUprrised at you, us
ing such language as you did just
now!
John Couldn't help -it, my dear.
1 burnt my lingers horribly.
Wife Still, you had no right to
to swear Before aunt.
John Oh, how was I to know she
wanted to swear first? Stray Stories.
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THE POSITIVE MAN
This farmer was a Very positive
man. "Tar fence posts," said he, "and,
they will last forever. I have tried
it three times and I know." Chri
tian Herald.

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