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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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f If a mmmv met a rummy,
Both replete witltrye,
And these rummies soon etow
, chummy,
Why, what care you and I?
When a rummy fills his tummy
With that ribald rye,
Jail will purely get that dummy
Good, say you and I.
Magazine of Fun.
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"I am thinking of touring in South
Africa next "season," replied the
"TaKemy advice, and don't," re
plied the villain. "An ostrich egg
weighs from, two to three pounds."
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"You mustn't be- so modest. The
other- candidate doesn't hesitate to
talk about Mmself."
"I Bee. Follow the doctrine, an I for
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new york. a certen vodevill man
idger was setting in bis offis a cuppel
of mornings ago when in walked a
vodevill ackter looking for a job
the manidger knowed this heerack
ter all rite, he is a bum monolog man
that never got more than 60 dollers
a week in his life
but sutch a fresh guy, oh, my
to hear him talk, you would think
when he was on the bill they would
have frank tinney follering the over
ture and eva tanguay closing the
well, anyway, he busted on this
manidger, and he says, have you got
any little old place you can stick me
next week, ole man
i got 40 weeks bookin in sight, but
just for a cuppel of weeks i aint doing
nuthing, and i just as soon pick up a
little change
the manidger he had one vacant
spot on a small time bill in a bronx
house., and he thought he might give
the poor rummy a chanst, so he says
i gess i might have a place for you,
what's your sallery
200 a week, says the ackterx brush
in a speck of dust off his last moat
what! hollers the manidger, what
did you say?
so the ackter says it again, 200 a
week-is what i git
the manidger gives him a hard look
and then he says, very sarcastick,
say, yung feller, did you ever hear of
the ten commandments
the ackter thinks it over a minnit,
and then he says, no, don'tbelieve i
have, they must be a new ackt
the manidger fell out of Sis chair,
and "before he could picTi hisself up,
the guy had escaped with his life
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