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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1912, Image 19

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New York, Anarch 20. -A man
from the west. vVhp" was visiting
friends in ftew York had heard
much of the' scarcity of children
and abundance of pet dQgs sup
posed to prevail' in itfe metropolis.
In going in and qu of the
apartment house, on West End
ayenue, where his friends lived,
he noted people leading dogs, on
varioqs. occasions. He also ob
served that his slumbers were not
disturbed by infantile cries, al
though Tjis window opened on the
c'qtirt. Wherefore, he sqid to him
self, a-haT "'tis, even- so many
dogs, few children.
Next tirfle he rode in the eleva
tor he said to- the elevator man :
"liow many dogs are there in this
,l sit MSHMRe soo5ver-T
nod SrineRff l$OATl
At all the libraries -of the col
leges and universities here there
are strict "rules barring outsiders
from the use of the books.
Wherefore the dean of a certain
college was puzzled to observe on
several occasions a shabby, elder-
house, Herbert?"
"Four," replied Herbert, after
due consideration.
. "And how many children?"
(WouloSthe answer be one or
two or'none? He waited, while
Herbert thought.)
"We-e-ell," said Herbert,
"they's eight onthe second floor
and two' on the fourth and
one on the sixth and one on the
seventh they're 12, altogether,
sir." f

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