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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 27, 1912, Image 16

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n- y., aug.. 27. i seen a very
say play the uther nite
i don't guess it will have a very
long run, because people aint so
blame fond of going to the theay
ter to be made miserable
the play seems to have been
vrqte to show how big a durn
fool a feller can make of hisself
over a skirt
espeshly an old feller and a
yung skirt, Witch is how it is jn
this here play
the show is called the master of
the house, and it is about a gent
named fred hpffman, Witch is a
wealthy man with a nice wife and
2 growed-up childern
all living happily and peace
fully near buffalo, n. y.
but right in ackt 1 comes trub
bel. a serpent,enters their home
beleave me, shels some serpent
she is a yung lady by the name
of bettina, witch mrs. hofffnan
hires for a companyon
she aint half so mutch a com
panyon for mrs. hoffman as she is
for the old man and his son
mrs. hoffman gets wise to the
way the kid is stuck on her, and
she fires bettina
when bettina packs her trunk
and goes, pa hoffman goes along,
after telling his wife she is a back
number, and will have to take a
divorse for hers
next we see pa hoffman and
bettina after they are married and
living in n, y.
she is spending his money fast
er than he can make it. she has
got a temper like a siclone. her
ma lives with them, and there is
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anuther guy making love to her ,
swell for the old man, hey
well, fnelly he gets wise to
what an awful boob he has been,
and he takes anuther whirl
through the divorse mUl
then his helth gives out, and he
pritty near dies
in the last ackt his lawyer
talces him to his pld home
by this time the bid mart aint
mutch to look'at, but he has got
more sense than he ever had be-
foar, and his family takes him
this would be a good play foi
silly old ginks, to see, if it wasen?
for the fact that the only way a
silly Old Sink ever lerns anything'
is the way this one does in the
show . johny
, a -Mkam

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