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on the day of thanksgiving. " ,
"Why, girl alive, look in my face
there's your answer," fairly shout
ed the ponderous Bunny, for Bunny
has as much voice as he has face.
"Is there another 'map' in the
world like this?" demanded funny
Mr. Bunny. "If-there to it isn't in
captivity hot yet. See what it's
worth to me; made me rich; put
'money in my purse. Whyr when it
comes to coining 'chink' the U. S.
mnt hasn't much on ths 'mug' of
"And they do say I'm popular with
the pubic and all on account of my
elaborate face. A chap told me once
that the 'Bunny face' was better
known around the country than the
Teddy Roosevelt teeth. That's say
ing something for my face; 'that's, a
face to give thanks for 365. days in
the year, and if I wasn't so all-rdlling-
fat I'd get down on my knees this
blessed Thanksgiving day and say
'Thank you, kind fortune, for my
face.' I'll give thanks for it, any
way, but I'll sit down to it and be
"Yet a face like mine 1? a great
responsibility' sighed Bunny, not so
funny now as he jlwelt.upon the se
rious side of the funny-face business.
"You see, my face being my for
tune, I must feed it well. That's the
big job of my life feeding my face.
It doesn't sound delicate but it does
make a murmur like $50jODO a year,
so I don't mind. ""
"My face wasn't always so well fed,
though,' 'sighed John Bunny; "Mem
ory slips back every now and then
to a certain Thanksgiving when the
good wife and the kids had just some
dry bread and frankfurters for
dinner, arid" 'Dad' didn't eat at all that
day and he didn't feel a bit funny.
"But let me tell you about another
Thanksgiving story. It happened in
Philadelphia, but hin't so slow. I
was dining with a friend and doing
justice to the spread when I thought
I'd offer some apology for making
the turkey platter look like Liege J
after the siege and I said, 'I believe
the best way to show appreciation of
a good meal is to eat heartily you
see "1 am polite.' 'Indeed,' retored my
hostess, 'you've carried politeness to
the point of flattery.' It was a quick
comeback and the laugh was on me,
but it gave a good relish to a good
"Did I ever tell you about that old
est boy of mine," queried Bunny.
"No? Well, one Thanksgiving day I
cautioned him not to eat so much
turkey or there's be no room for the
pumpkin pie. 'I'm 'membering,' he
said, 'and I'm saving my neck for
Aado John Bunny told his funny
Buriny stories and every yarn seemed
to add another crease to the triple
chin, another little puff to the expan
sive cheeks of the face for which the
"funniest man" in the movies" gives
devout thanks on Thanksgiving day.
GOOD DINNER FOR THE DAY WE
Grape juice l ,
Potatoes and turnips.
Celery, olives, pickles and lettuce
Pumpkin pie and pudding.
Nuts, sraisins, cheese, coffee.
This! dinner will cost not more than
when one makes the table "groan"
under the foods and condiments our
grandmothers thought necessary to
burden the family stomach with on
this day of feasting and thanksgiving.
o o r
' MORE OR LESS
This war, indeed,
Is mixed up so
The more you read,
The leBS you know.
Kansas City Journal.
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Silk handkerchiefs should be
washed in a warm lather made with
pure soap. This should be blued,. as
should the rinsing water. Roll up
tightly in a cloth and iron the hand
kerchief between linen or they will
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