Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
AIN'T NATORE WONDERFUL
Chewing gum is a piece of rubber
tire without a backbone flavored with,
a smell. A good tire will average
about 6,000 miles," but the mileage of
a stick of gum is unlimited. The
original flavor in a stick of gum soon
exits and then it's like chewing a
chunk of 24-hour boiled tripe.
But expert gum wrestlers never
throw away a wad of gum that has
all the taste unchewed. Each day
they give it a different flavor such as
brass bed flavor, movie seat taste,
office furniture flavor, etc. Then,
after a month or so it can be thrown
on the sidewalk or floor for soinebody
to step on so they can give an imita
tion of a fly schottishlng across a
stack of wheats flooded with .New
The gum landscape on the under
part of movie seats and soda foun
tain chairs makes the rocky moun
tain scenery look flatter than Mexican
beer. The more modern movie hous
es don't have the wire hat holders
under the seats since a Chicago ge
nius got tne nuncn 01 letting ueorge
Gum do it Soon they'll have res
taurant signs reading, "Not respon
sible for hats, coats, articles and
The old gag of walking away and
forgetting your umbrella now has
chewing gum for a teammate.
Chewing gum and talking at same
time is worthy of applause. Tele
phone operators win with this trick.
They've got it down so pat a clever
linguist can almost make out what
"Why do you consider women su
perior to men in Intelligence?"
"A bald-headed man buys his re
storer by the bottle, doesn't he?"
"Er yes." v
"Well, a woman doesn't waste time
on a hair restorer; she buys hair.
S' KNOW TWS IS 6EKT J
- SPORT COMIM 0071
C r, EFOCS MX SOU I
f3 rut set vooxu
77 yHY IS EATING- ZTS
Gksoup WW a w-u
S . BECAUSE SOU CAN tTT?
. Judge You weren't satisfied to
eat a dinner at the complainant's
restaurant, but you went off with
the forks and spoons besides.
Prisoner I know, yer honor, but
I took them from honest motives. I
want to pawn them t6 raise monej
to py him. for the .dinner.