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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 06, 1913, Image 9

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Billie Burke Says: Lots of men think they want a wife when
they are simply tired of boarding house cooking.
'Running baby ribbon through a porous plaster."
By Miss Billie Burke.
Here is a queer appeal from a
man. It makes me think'that the
old idea of, women haying no
sense of humor has gained cre
dence because men really do not
want women to have a sense of
humor. This poor man says:
"Dear Miss Burke: I wish
you would tell the young women
to whom you write not to try to
be humorous. I get so tired of
having to keep my wits up to the
mark, when talking with some
girls that although they are pret
ty and charming otherwise I do
not see any more of them "than I
have to.
"It seems to me that the last
person a man would want for a
wife would be one of those wora-
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