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' UNT NATURE WONDERFUL
How to Be a Cartoonist
Complete ia one lesson.
First of all you have to be born a
bum speller. Then you start In like
you read about cartoonists: "When
a ehild he always had a pencil in his
hand and was everlastingly sketch
ing likenesses on any scrap of paper,
his father's cuffs and collars or the
When in street cars always put
moustaches and beards on the faces
, of the ads.
Now for ideas.
Memorize these: Little Benjamin
stealing jam; that's a good old one.
Don't forget to label the jar "jam"
, and always label the paint can
Father walking the floor at 'night
in his bare feet with the infant is an
other good one. Don't forget to
sprinkle a few tacks on the floor with
dad all ready to step on 'em.
Then the cat on the fence. Re-
member to always picture a shoe,
- water pitcher or a bootjack being
hurled through spac in the feline's
A fellow fishing. Always picture
him pulling up an old boot
The city slicker chap selling the
rube a gold brick.
After you get all these down pat,
, show 'em to your friends and they'll
ask you if you did it "free handed"
and you tell 'em modestly "Yep!"
Then add: "It only took me ten
minutes to make this one, and this
one only took me five minutes,"" etc.
Now you're a full-fledged cartoon-
' ist. Don't let 'em tell you different
WAS DEATH ON FEATHERS
"Mother, has Fido gone to heav
en?" asked little Mamie, who had
been told that a little sister was
"Dogs don't go to heaven," said
mother, "but little stater Is there, and
' she is an angel, you know, with
Mamie thought a niooienlL and
said: "Maybe it is just as well, for
Fido was death on feathers, you
"Now, Tommy, you must make
this dime go a long way."
"All right mother; I'll stay four
hours at the movies, instead of two."
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