OCR Interpretation

The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 19, 1913, Image 17

Image and text provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1913-12-19/ed-1/seq-17/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

3S Vy
, c "" "
- () VWHAT7
j V -spoe!" iOb
Jackson Bunker has got himself
into a nice fix.
JohnBon How?
y Jackson He wrote an article on
"The Ideal Wife" for a ladies' paper
last month.
Johnson Well, what's that to do
with hiB present fix?
r" Jackson Somebody told, .his wife
about it, and Bhe's been reading the
thing over during the past two days,
mg to discover a single trait
Vuvrain Vila iriaal rPRpmhlpn hpr HVin
wasn't found it, and Bunker dines in
the city now.
o o
"What has hecome of thfi hitr
Snan who used to beat the Imss
drum?" asked the private of the
'4rum-raajor. "He left us about three
ihonths ago." "Good drummer, too,
wasn'the?" "Yes, very good: but he
got so fat that when he marched he
WUHU V Jutt mo uium iu m, uyuure.
At a country ball a farmer h '
engaged a pretty coquette for tii:
next dance, but a gallant captain
coming along, persuaded the younf
lady to cancel her previous engage
ment in favor of himself. The farmer,
overhearing the conversation, went
to a card table and sat down to a
game of whist. x
A few minutes later the captain
stepped up to the young lady to ex
cuse himself, as he had forgotten
that he was already engaged to an
other. Miss Coquette, much chagrin
ed, then made tracks for the whist
table, hoping to secure her first part
ner. Nodding to the fanner, and with
her face covered with smiles, she
sweetly said:
"I think, sir, that it is time to take
our places."
The old farmer, in the act of divid
ing the pack for the next dealc
courteously replied:
"No, Miss S ; I mean to keep : r
present place. When ladies shufli ,
I cut"
-o o-
For ten long but blissful years they
had walked along the path of love;
but as yet the lovesick youth had
never mentioned about their getting
married. Courtship is very charming;
but when there does not seem to be
altar rails at the end of it, girls natur
ally begin to lose interest in tie
Anyhow, Jane thought it time that
the marriage day was fixed, so she
threw out a gentle hint to her lover
by way of encouraging him: En
couragement, she thought, was all
the dear fellow wanted.
"Nathaniel," she whispered, coy
ly, "they're saying we're goinlj to be
married soon."
"Are they, though?" answered tl
stolid swain. "What a' jolly sell it'll
be for them when they find out ws

xml | txt