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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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n, y. nuthing like being on the
safe side
and also nuthing like being a good
like a lady that lives up, in yonkers
and has a little 8-year-old dauter by
the name of Isabel '
the remaining caracter in this
aneckdote is their famely ddcter, by
the name of dock squires, which is a
enthoosiastick autoist ,
the dock be got a new benzine
scooter a cuppel of weeks ago, and
since -then he has been so enthoos
iastick that nuthing in .yonkers 'was
safe unless it had wings and could fly
straight up In the air when the dock
hove in sight
It got to be bo that cripples and old
5 -r-Tri --
Tladys, and people with roomatfckg
stayed home a good deal more than
they use to, rather than, taka chanogs,
on having the dock knock them Intd
the middel of next week " '
well, the uther day the dock wai
in his offis sounding a guy out to sea
if his roll would stand an opperatkwi
when his telafone rung J
hello, says the dock, hello, yes, this
is dock squires
would you mind telling me, dock-j
ter, asks a lady's voice, are you gobif
out in your'auto this afternoon? J
no, ansers the dock. 1 dont thjnl
i am, becos i am pretty busy, who
this, please, and why do you ask
well, says the voice, this is
smith, and if you aint going out.
an hour or so, i gess it will be sal
to send Isabel over to the store for
spool of thred
the dock he didn't know at first
whether to be sore or not, but he rej
membered that the smiths owed h7jC
quite a 'bunch of money, so he laffs
and said (t was a good goak
"Bertie," said his mother, "wha
would you like to give your cousin.
Willie for his birthday? " y ' I
"I know what Td like to give hlm,t
answered Willie, who had been hul-j
lied by the older boy, "but I ain't bi$
o o J
Mr. Slicer I was reading the othMK
day that there are eight hunureo
ways of cooking potatoes.
Mrs. Slicer Yes?
Mr. Slicer Well, my dear, don.'fe
you think that if you tried hard youj
could learn one of them? , '
A young man, an only son, married
against the wishes of his parents.
A Bhort time afterwards, in telling a.
friend how to break. the ews to tham
he said: . ,
"Tell them first I am dead; ant
then gently work up to the climax, 4

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