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WALLY GETS A JOLT “I’m whittled down an’ built up” All my life I been hearin’ of the L power of the press. In a vague way, I thought it meant reformin’ the town or gettin’ your candidate elected. Well, you remember last week I told you I had itchy-foot an’ wanted to get away from this chained-down chow-chariot? Monday momin' I got six travel folders in the mail. Customers I hadn’t said a word to about bein’ restless began askin' me, “When you leavin’, Wally?” Mabel Kent, every time there was a little lull, would call my attention to how slack things was. “I really wonder why you keep me on,” she would say. "I could do twice as much an’ not get tired.” But it was Archibald, the dish washer, who handed me the first real jolt. Archie, accordin' to our acquaintance, has modeled himself more after the customs of the grass hopper than after the hard-laborin’ ant. “Sir,” Archie sweeps me a bow, “wishing to make progress in my profession, I request permission to perform periodically at the grill and the range. Our electric dishwasher has so lightened my toil that I find myself at times annoyingly idle.” Now I can lake it. I ain’t afraid of facin’ the ravages of time or the • risks of bein’ outrun by the oncom in’ generation. But when, on Wed nesday, my partner, Jake Bullis, takes me aside an’ starts givin’ me a fatherly talk, well, I admit I get a feelin’ of bein’ crowded a little. An’ I begin to wonder if I didn’t turn on a mite too much power o’ the press last week. “Wally,” Jake says, “you been at this ten years longer than me.” “Uh huh,” I answer. "You wear in’ out?” “Naw,” he comes back. “Nobody is accusin’ anybody of wearin’ out. You got lots of life in you — I guess.” He don’t say it very convincin’. Anyway he winds up tellin' me that him an’ Archie an’ Mabel could spare me — just in case maybe I might want to take a little trip or somethin'. I reckon I asked for it. I go blab my mouth about bein’ slightly fenced in an’, havin’ it in print, I can’t keep even my own crew from whittlin' me down an’ buildin’ me back up. It’s true, all right. They can run this joint any time I want to go somewhere. An’ I ain’t mad at ’em for dustin’ off a nice shelf to put me on. Heck, where’d I put that bait the travel agencies sent me? — WALLY BOREN 5-rUfio fcl&BSjK j "Boy, what a plot!” IT HAPPENS WITHIN mo sfcom Within two seconds after starting his swing, a hockey star sends the puck streaking across the ice at upwards of 85 m. p. h.! Test shows f how fast Boyar Aspirin acts in your stomach I And as this glass of water test proves, within two seconds after you take Bayer Aspirin it’s ready to go to work, to bring FAST PA/R RF//FF J Every day, more and more people are turning to genuine Bayer Aspirin for relief from ordinary headache, neuritic and neuralgic pain...for they’re discovering that Bayer Aspirin is one thing that really works—and works quickly! Yes —Bayer Aspirin is ready to go to work in two seconds! A/ways ask for genuine BAYFB ASP/m The reason for Bayer Aspirin’s astonishing 2-second speed is simply the painstaking way it’s made. Three important steps are taken —not just one! In addition to being amazingly fast, Bayer Aspirin is also wonderfully gentle. Its single active ingredient is so gentle to the system that mothers frequently give it even to small children on their doctor’s advice! You can take Bayer Aspirin with confidence. For of all pain relievers, none can match Bayer Aspirin’s record of use by millions of normal people—without ill effect.