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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
Filibusters
LaFollette, Stone, Clapp, Cummins,
O'Gdrman, Lane, Kenyon, Kirby,
Works, Norris, Gronna, Vardamann
filibusters daschund barks com
ing from under the disguise of Amer
ican flags made a notable speech
the other day as Americans, with the
words coming through a pretzel
What did they do?
Well, we'll "tell you George in our
language so that anybody can under
stand it even ballplayers the serv
ices they did for our president and
country. Supposing a fella was
drowning and calling for help. This
Bunch ran up to the shore and threw
the drowning man more-water. Or a
fire, they helped put it out with gas
oline and more wood. The train
came rushing on- to the open trestle,
they saved the train from disaster by
greasing the rails and flying green
lights. The runaway horse ran wild-
ly down the crowded street, they
hopped inb a taxi, got ten feet ahead
of the horse and stayed that way,
then held out a feedbag full of oats
and a pitchfork full of hay. There
you are. Ain't we all proud of our
twelve cute senators?- Dear broth
ers, next Wednesday afternoon at
2:30 Brother LaFollette will hold a
crochet party at his house to make
chest protectors for the Amazons.
Tea and vanilla wafers will be served
and I trust you will all be present
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WHY SHE FAILED
The young bride looked dejected
as. she set the nnce pie before her
husband.
"I intended to have some sponge
cake, too, dear, but it has been a to
tal failure."
"How was that?" hubby asked in
a disappointed tone, for he was fond
of sponge cake.
"The druggist, she explained,
"sent me the wrong kind of
sponges." Stray Stories . '
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TRIALS OF A MOTHER
'Mary, I shall take one of the chil
dren to church with me this morn-
Ing," announced Mrs. Fashionet
"Yes m, replied the maid.
"Which one do you think will g
best with my new lavender gown?

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