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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 24

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"Yes.''-'said the rich papa.
"No," declares the son.
"Never!" asserts Miss Fox, a gigan
tic solitare sparking on her finger to
back up her statement.
"If m yson persists in marrying a
girl who wears a slit or hobble skirt,
Fwfil disinherit him," Richardson the
elder said, emphatically, bringing his
fist down on the table with a bang.
Richardson, Jr., has brough his
sweetheart to the San Bernardino
home for a visit and incidentally to
be submitted for the customary pre
nuptial perusal. She wore a new
-o-
blue suit of the "peg-top" variety
with ever so slight a slit in the skirt
which exposed a dainty silken clad
ankle.
But the father's protest fell upon
deaf ears, 'for that very afternoon
young Richardson presented Miss
Fox with the diamond ring.
"I see no reason 'why Mr. Richard
son should object," said Miss Fox, a
bit piqued. "I am not immodest in
my dress I simply follow the styles.
Why, a slit-skirt is nothing to be
ashamed of; I wonder how he would
like it if I wore a hoop skirt!"
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THE TALE OF A BULL PUP'S TAIL
El Paso, Tex. King Solomon of old offered to divide an infant in half
when two mothers each claimed it. Judge E. B. McClintock rendered a new
kind of verdict. Margarita Valdespino claimed a bull pup.
The dog was produced in court. Margarita asserted it was hers. An
other woman said was hers.
Margarita produced a few inches of white tail. The judge applied the
fragments to the stub of the disputed pup's caudal appendage. It fitted
beautifully, and the color matched. "We saved it when we had it cut off,"
explained Margarita", as she received the dog at the judge's orders.
TO SCREEN SAVAGE SHOWS
An affiliation has been effected be
tween the Famous Players Company
and Henry W. Savage, Inc., for the
purpose of producing all the plays
owned and controlled by the Savage
company in motion pictures. These
will include such productions as "The
Million," "Top o' the Mornin'," "The
Great Name," "Little Boy Blue,"
"The Prince of Pilsen," "Madame X,"
"The County Chairman," "The
Devil," "Miss Patsy," "The College
Widow," "Mary Jane's Pa," "The
Merry Widow" and many others.
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WHAT THEN?
A man has invented a rat trap that
can be set with the foot, but what
can the foot be set. with if the rat trap
comes dow,u on it? Florida Times

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