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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 06, 1912, Image 17

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. "I see. your wife hadtobe lur
ried to ber carriage yesterday."
"Yes ; she had to be carried'
"What does the doctor say?"
"We have no doctor. The dress
maker says she-made the gown a
trifle too tight."
. .,.o o- t
"When we became engaged -she.
mademe give ug smoking, drink
ing and shearing, and all for her
sake., That-gof me going and T
gave up one thing1 for my own
saW "What was that?" "The
girl." '
"Sailors. Jiave. sweethearts
every por they say."
"I wonder if that's why they
love to go 'to sea."
New York, March 6.
Willie Blake is the only child
of Captain and Mrs. Blake, of
the canal boat Mary Ann,
moored with a fleet of other
canal boats alongside Pier B,
jersey City. The Mary Ann
lies at the end of the pier,
with her stern projecting in-,
to the river. '
There is no perambulator
n'the canal boat Willie '
takes his nap on deck in a
washbaskpt. It was in this
washbasket that Mrs. Blake,
left him sleeping'as she went
about her work. Bunch, a
big, wooly, good-natured
dog, very fond of Willie,
went Up to the basket and be
gan pushing.it about with
his nose, evidently desifihg
to play with Willie.
fee Floe Saves Willie.
In a few minutes he had pushed
it over tfie side of the boat. But
Willie did not go into the river.
Tle tide, running in, carried a
good sized cake of ice alongside
the Mary Ann just in time t6
catchr Willie and the basket as
tbey fell. The baby dropped out
of the basket, but stayed on the
ice, with the basket partly cover
ing" him.
Bunch peered over the side for
a moment, then began to bark
madly. He ran to the cabin, where
Mrs. Blake was at work, and
barked at her. Then heiran to the
side of the boat with Mrs. Blake
in pursuit.
Arrived there, he jumped over
board and swam after the cake of

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