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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1912, Image 16

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Two young busihess ladies, smart artd witty,
Were traveling to their homes from the city.
The particular ear. Which they honored with
their presence was full to t.he very doors; but
the ladies were not downhearted. .
"Look here, Flo," said one of them, DSlIy
by name, "watch me get a seat." j
She sidled up to a benign old gentleman with
a bald head, and spoke a follows:
"My dear Mr, Green i" she exclaimed raptur
ously. "Mow delighted I am to see yeu again !
You're almost a stranger. Will I accept ydur
seat? Well, 1 do feel tired. Thank you so
Then the old man rose, calm and Collected.
"Sit down, Tane, my girl," he said paternally,
pointing to the vacant seat "Don't often see
you out on a washing day. You must feel tired,
I'm sure. How'-s your mistress?"
Flo and Dolly alighted at the next station.
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It all happened in a wayside village. She
was the village schoolmistress, prim and
proper, but a bad hand at settling accounts with
the local tradesmen; he was ten years of age,
one of her pupils, and son and heir of the vil
lage grocer.
"Tommy," she yelled in class, one morning,
"don't you know ft's 'rude to whistle in the
presence of a lady?"
Tommy was not ashamed nor chastened-
"But dad told me to whistle," he replied.
"Your father told you to whistle, Tommy?"
queried the school teacher, in considerable
"Yes'm. He said when we sells you arty
thing we've got to whistle for our money'
Tommy then took up a conspicuous position
in the adjacent corner.
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