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

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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
The Dramatic Critic
"The Prince of Pajaraa Land."
Ah! That listens good. Let's go orb
it. You said it. ,
Here we are. Got your program?
It's a great show! How d'ye. know?
It must be. The dramatic critics all
panned it, so that settles it. It's a
riot
Who's the geilt across the aisle
With the 6:30 ' Monday morning
quince look? Hush, Edmond, that's
a critic.
..What's his game? Huh? Why
he came to overlook all the .good
points of the show and play Up the
faults. See! He's concreting his
,lemon expression so that there won't
be any chance of getting a laUgh out I
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Why, the rest of the audience
seems to be going daffy with giggles
over the show. Yes, I know, Roland,
"but not with the critic. He's a tomB
stone at a birthday party.
Wouldn't do, ypu know, for him to
be caught laughing at anything fuff
ny. Oh, no! Critics all know just
how a show should be written. They
know it all.
Well, why doesn't he write one
then, if he knows all about the'nT?
Well, now, that's deep stuff, Jacques.
One of the unsolved mysteries. Ev
erybody asks that question.
Y' know the grandstands and
bleachers are chuck full of umpires
and managers.
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NOT A BAD IDEA
A young man went to a dentist the
other day to have several teeth ex
tracted. "I suppose I ought to take
something to deaden the pain, but I
am afraid of this gas you use," said
the prospective patient.
The dentist reassured him and
wound up with: "You'll only be Un
conscious two or three minutes at
the most." The patient took out his
pocketbobk.
"Never mind that now," said the
dentist; "you can pay me when I've
finished.
"I wasn't going to pay you!" e
clayned the patient. "I Was going to
count my money!" All Around
Magazine.
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