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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 03, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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LETTER
JOHNNY
new york. all the biggest liars
come to new york i gess, and most
of them hang around broadway &
42-st
these men were at a swell hotel
talking about there cities, 1 being
frqm londun & the other from pitts
6urgh i tell you what the Pittsburgh fel
ler said, the smoke in my town is so
thick a lot of peeple can walk rite off
the tops of buildings & step on the
smoke which is just like a cinder
path up there
that way they walk from 1 tall
bilding to the next & dont get run
over by autermobeels
yep, replyd the feller from lun
don, its that way in my town only
differunt for there it is the fog-that
helps us out but some times it ain't
so relierble as it mite be
hows that, said a bystander
it is verry trecheris, he tells him
1 day i was walking acrost lon
don bridge when i got tired & the
fog beeing as thick as usually i leen
ed. against a big chunk of it to rest
purty soon i fell asleep & i gess i
must have slept 2 or 3 hours when i
woke up in the river
do you mean to say the fog had
turned to water & made -a river, 1
man asts
o no, he tells him, the fog had
lifted while i was asleep & as there
was nothing for me to leen against i
fell into the river
then they took a vote to see which
was the biggest liar & it was a ty
so they both had to buy .
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MRa SHERLOCK.
"There," says the good lady, as the
transfer man drives off with her
trunk. "Now I'll know whether or
not the baggage men are really as
rough with things as they are said
to be."
"How will you know?" asks her
friend.
"I put an egg in there among my
clothes." Judge.
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