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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 24, 1912, Image 16

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"I'd like to look at a fall suit,
"Certainly, sir; right this way.
Itfow, this-is one of the. celebrated
Smith suits. Slip your-coat off,
please. Yes, sir, it fits you fine."
"Do you find that this make
generally fits pretty well?"
"Oh, yes, sir, invariably. The
Smith suits are without doubt the
best-fitting suits on the market."
"Well, how about the cloth?
Is it all wool, does it hold its
color and. shape ?"
"Yes, sir, the cloth in the Smith
brand suits has proven most .sat
isfactory." "How are the suits made up?
Is "the tailoring in them good?"
"We have found it most ex
cellent. In all xthe years that we
have handled the line we have
never heard of one of the Smith
suits ripping, tearing or .losing its
shape. Their style isJ,always the
latest mode." "
"Then alL in all youconsider
the Smith suits the best on the
"I do."
"I am glad to hear you say so.
I am the new Smith salesman in
this territory. How about your
spring order?"
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Some years ago Mr. Rudyard
Kipling1 sold a book' tov a Ifirm of
publishers for a sum that worked
out at the rate of a shilling a word
a "fact which 'was very mucfy
advertised. A Fleet street humor
ist, for the fun of ,the thing, wrote
jto the author saying that as wis-
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dom seemed to be quoted at retail'
prices he would like one word, fed
which he enclosed a shilling'
postal order. The reply came iifc1
due course. Mr. Kipling ha
kept the shilling postal order an
written on a large sheet of papx
the word, "Thanks."
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She Sometimes you appefc?
really manly and sometimes yjtu4
are effeminate. How do you ac
count for ft? He I suppose it is
hereditary. Half of my ancestors
were men and the other half wereC
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"Come. Tohnny, split, me some-
wood. Dutiful Son Let Dadcr
it; I believe in wearing out the Oldr
ones first , S

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