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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 03, 1912, Image 16

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n. y., aug. 3. -even a burgler
runs into a peace of hard luck
onct in a while
peter Collins, he has been bur
gling for quite some-ears in n. y,
and visinity and got along pretty
good, but the uther night he
thought it was good night, peter
he was On his way to the cash
rejister of a froot stoar in 27th at.
When it happened
peter he had notised that the
gent who kept the froot stoar left
his transum open over the frunt
door when he went home, and he.
ses to hisself, me for the transum
so about i a. m. in the morning
the next nite he went to the froot
stoar and he climed 1-2 Way over
the transum
he climed over by sticking one
foot over, and then the uther, and
he had his leggs inside and the
rest of him outside when the froot
stoar guy, witch dident happen to
have gone home yet, .herd him
kickin around and come a run-
he grabbed peter by the feet
and hung on, with peter tryin to
clime out
just then a copper come along
outside, and he see petef'shead
and the top end of him stickin out
over the transum, and he grab
bed him by the arms
the bull thought peter had a pal
on the-inside tryin to drag him
in, and the froot stoar guy
thought he had a pal on the out
side tryin to pUll him out, so they
both pulled for all. they waa
-worth. '
the poor burlier he dident care
is nvsn cenruHftT CfllNST YOU or
a durn witch Way hewas pulled,
but goiri both ways a't once was
an awful strane x.
for the l6ve of mike, "he hoi-
4ered,.youse guys git together and
frame it tip, attd lie come earner
way, but nix on the tug of war
when they finelly let him down
on the inside, he clamed he had
been stretched a foot, and he
dident think hisi clothes would
evef fit him again
moral its generelly Wiser to
clime in head first johny.
O" o
We hope that Chicago conven
tion wiU decide officially whether
the plural of bull- moose is
" "mnnses . meese or
mic.4t '
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