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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 22, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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, new york in the skools here they
mark report cards-A or B oj C or D.
& 1 kid that goes to skool no. 76
has been pulling down a C or a D
rite along, but he wasent worrying
haff so much about it as his teecher
so she writes a note tp the kid's
dad & tells him you had better put
a littel pep into yure son op he will
be among the also rans at the end of
the term, only that' wasent the way
she rote it for teechers dont know
enuff to rite like'i do & use snappy
the next day the kid's dad goes to
the principle of the skool & says that
bonehead of a teecher is balling my
boy out & he has been standing at
the head of his class all the time
the principle looks at 4he kid's
reckerd & says, why your son has
'been getting a C or a D all the time
yep, i know,, the man says to him,
& you notice that he dident get any
A or B dont you, and the principle
tels him, yes i see & that is why he
shood study more
then he told the man' what the let
ters stood for
& the man said my boy tells me D
stands for dandy, C for careful, B for
bad & A for awful, and as he had
more Ds than anything else i thought
he was very smart
when last seen that littel kid was
going home with his dad's hand on
his coat collar, & i'll bet he had an A
time of it when his dad got him in
the house
o o
Happiness grows at our own fire
sides and is not to'be picked up in
strangers' gardens. Jejrold !
a-ah : JSt
-rueee va
2fY Jfc.
"My dear," says the husband, "I
told you that we simply had to econ
omize and here you are wearing a
new afternoon suit"
"I know, honey," she soothes, "but
I have put mothballs in the pockets
so every one will think it is an old
one."r Judge.

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