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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 02, 1912, Image 11

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sKould have done in trying1 to
save Herbert."
"Mrs. John L. Giritlley-was wid
owed by the same fire. Her "Hus
band lost his life in trying to help
save Herbert. She was awarded
a pension of $50 a month and a
bronze medal. S,ince her hus
band's death she has heen em
ployed in afactory.
"The pension comes -at an op
portune timef she said' toj-day.
"It willthelp.tne to maintain.my
self, n6w that I have lost my husband."
f o o
Surprised Bridget.
Aristocratic lady Fd ike to
know, Bridget, what has become
of all the roast beef and cake-that
was left over from yesterday? ,
Bridget Sure, mum, didn't
yer niver have a perlaceman call
in' on yez when you were (my
age? Tit-Bits. ' '
v '- O O ' s
In 1907, 1,340,000 women were
out in domestic service ,in Ger
many. Now only 1,264,000 of
them. -
Persianwornen are carrying on
reform by organizing- --secret so-(
cieyes. j mere man wants to
know whp'U keep"' the secrets.,
o o - '
jf The heedless tomato is the lat
est achievement of a California
t.ri?t xt '.r i-.j j. 'i$H
nignorow. ivow u iieu uuiy
tackle the blade raspberry.
-1 o o
When rain stops a balTgame it
never occurs to us that it may
have saved the home team a lick
He wrote of the glorious west,
Of gUn-men and cowboys bold,
Of miners jvho made the quest
In search of the yellow gold);
He'd never "been further west
Than Oshkosh and Kalamazbo,
But the easterners safd, when his
stuff' they read,
''How Typical and How,
True!" ,
He wijotc of the southern life
Of Colonel and iCavalief,
Of politics, drinks and strife
l (He'd never been south, my,
t dear), " -
But up in Boston town
They read1 his novels through
And thje Northerners.said, as his
f tales they read,
"How Typical - and How
He wrote oHhe uttermost isle I
In the depths of the blue south
seas, ' f
Of heat an'd hate andwguile,
And anything else you please.
He'd- never been there at all,
And htfte enough he knew,
But the stay-at-homes said, when
his tales they read,
. "How Typical and How
' -Truer'
Now the moral is plain as day;
jfeut those who don't know will
read and say,
"How Typical and How
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