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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 19, 1912, Image 17

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n. y., dec. 19. wait till i tell
you about the poor press agent
that had a cruel goak played on
he thought for severel hours
that he was going to be a mil
yenair' ,,
then he had to .wake up, and
now he wants to lick a certain
newspaper"-mVn which was" a
frend of his, but ain't no more
the press agent was setting at
his desk when his telafone rung
nd here was the newspaper guy
on the other end
" hellOj sam, ,he says, this is bill,
down at the offis of the morning
f" tiff, how would you like to make
milyen tlOllers
sam said he would like it pretty
well, but he dident have time to
be talking to crazey newspaper
guys over the telafone
crazey nuthing, says bill, lissen
Rhine now. i was out on a storey
yesterday and i run acrost an old
inventor down on the east side
he has perfeckted a thinguma-
t? by which you can see the per
son you are talking to at the other
ilnd of the telafone.
t there's milyens in it, and;we can
igo partners with him if we can
(scrape up 1000 Pollers apiece
, fine, says sam, but i don't be
lieve a durn word of it
I well, ansers bill, i gess i can
convinse you. i've got one of the
invenshins on my telafone right
now, and i can tell you what you
are doing
you are holding the reseaver
with your left hand and youve got
a cigerret in youre right mitt
by golly, that's right, hollers
sam. tell me what i am dbing now
'you are standing on your chair,
with one foot on your desk, says
gee whiz, says sam, if you can
see me doing that from the guff
offiis youve got the goods
'-so he -dashed around and bor
rowed frOm evry frend he had on
brdadway till he had almost .000
dollers '
and then a feller asked him into
a. caff ay to have a drink, and these
was about 50 fellers giving him
the laff and asking hini'-tp let
them in on the ground floor
his frend bill wasent in the
morning guff offis at all whenuhe
telafoned him. -he wa;s fn an offis
acrost the street where he could
see all what he was doing, the.
mean cuss johny
A clergyman not-long ago. re
ceived the following notice re
garding a marriage that was to
take -place at,-the -parish, church,:
"This is tD give you'noti&that-I
and JVJiss Jemima Arabella Breac
ly is comjn' to ypur church on
Saturday afternoon next to un
dergo the operation of matri
mony at your hands. Please be
promp, as the cab is hired by the
hour." .
'Nother frightful mystery
pullqd off by Los Angeless
papers! Pasadena woman out
with Los Angeles woman's hus
band 1 :45 a.m., 1 1 miles from
home, auto wrecked and they
can't find the number Of the machine.

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