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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1912, Image 14

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identification sheet. Jck walk
ed forWard and peered into the
oldj bum's facfe intently for a mo
ment, and-said t
" 'Yes, doc, he has a name it's
J. F. Edwards, and he is my fath
er; he has a home also, which is
my home, where I am going to
take care of him
' "Well, you7 can appreciate a
goodtOry when it trops out,-and
can fmaginethe effect tnat de
claration had on that little au
dience; they were stunned. Every
one looked at Jack in a dazed sort
- of way until he spoke up quietly
and said:
" 'Give him a bath, fellows.jand
put him to bed. I'll take him
away tomorrow, and as he passed
out of the room a big burly
stretcher carrier grasped his hand
silently. The day before that
same man had cursed Jack behind
his back to everything he could
lay his tongue to. "
"Well, Jack took him away
next day and rented a small cot
tage on, the outskirts of town,
and if you happen to pass out
that way yoir will set a white
haired old man sitting there on
the lawn, as respectable looking
as anyone's father,
"Jack told his fiance of the
Whole affair, but she was a pririce
'and loved the boy too well to let
a thing like that come between
vthem. As a side issue I might
state that Jack has saved enough
50 buy that little cottage, where
he and his wife wiltboth take care
of the 'o!d bum.' ;
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St. t -- tm JW L .
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Autojst; Where can I get some
gasoline? u I
" Native: Hay?
Au&ist: No, gasoline. This s I
m. --f, j.vru a imiji, -p
O Q-
Gposey, Goosey Gander,
Whah dp you wandeh?
Up stairs and down stairs,
And way oveh vondeh.
Thah Ah met an old man
Who wouldn't drink his toddy!h
Ah tools: him by the left leg, '
And rarr-him through the bodv. f
o o
No, sin, the Chicago police
force will not bad-axe the dooj-s
ofs the Baltimore convention,
Harrison is not mayor of Balti
more. Nor is Owens a judge
there. And we might add, that
Andy Lawrence fsn't even a delegate.
y &-. StgjrSm:

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