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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1912, Image 17

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Did Yog. Know
The phrase "Waving the
Bloody Shirt," used to describe
those who kept alive the ill-feeling
between the north and south,
originated from the custom in
Scotland where after a massacre,
the widows of the murdered men
carried the bloody shirts of their
husbands on spears and thus
aroused the people -to avenge the
"Can I marry your daughter?"
asked A.
"Can you support her?" coun
tered B.
"Lordy!" exclaimed A. "May
be I was premature. Have you
lost your job?" Cleveland Plain
By Norman.
(Even the Burglars Aren't
on the Level inNewYork,
says the J. O. B.)
n. y., Wednesday a law
yer named wilyem shane
was piecefully sleeping in
his flat in 96 st. when he
herd a noise
mister shane snuck, out
into his kitchin and there
was a feller climing in the
winder offen his fire escape
mister shane grabbed him,
trun him down on the flore
and sat onto him and hol
lered and his wife phoned
for the poleece and they
came and pinched thevghy
the burgler told a long
tail of him and his wife and
child all starvin, he was
sorry all rite, sorry he got ketch
ed, but mister shane he has a kind
hart, and he ses, poor feller, i will
see wot i kin do for you in court
tomorrer, i am corry for any man
that has a starvin wife and child
and has to steal food for them
so next morning this robber he
came up in court beToar judge
maguire, and he had his wife and
child in the room, and mister
shane he was there, all ready to
say avkind word for the prisner
but when he looked at the pris
ner, he shifted
the guy's wife had brot him
his overcote, witch he wasent
wearin when he was out burglin
the nite before, and he had it on,
it was a fur cote that looked like

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