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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 23, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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It was a wizened little man who
appeared before the judge and
charged his wife with cruel and
abusive treatment. His better half
was a big, square jawed woman, with
a determined eye.
"In the first place, where did you
meet this woman who has .treated
you so dreadfully?" asked the judge.
"Well," replied the little man mak
ing a brave attempt to glare defiantly
at his wife, "I never did meet her. She
just kind of overtook "me."
Mrs. Exe If I'd been in your place
I think I'd have-pocketed my pride.
Mrs. Wye But I had no pocket
Pittsburg Dispatch.
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me, dearest would you mar-
ry a spendthrift?"
"Surely if he had the thrift"
Judge. i,
n. y. there is a member of con
griss from a brooklyn districkt who
believes in always telling the truth,
no matter how paneful it may be
his famely lives in new yorkjnd
he has a little dauter 10 yearsxild
that has been teasing him ever' sinse
he was eleckted to take her to Wash
ington some time and let her see con
griss on the job
so about a week ago he took her
they got into the house bright and
erly, when it was just lining up for a
hard day's chin work, and pretty gSon
the chaplin he come in and prayed
pa, says the little girl, who is that
that, my dear, ansers her pa, is the
and does he pray for the members
of congriss, inkwires the little girl
the congrissman thought it over
for a minute, and then he says
no, dearie, he looks at the mem
bers of congriss, and then he pjay
iui me cuuuujr.
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"So your daughter married
handsome young poet who stoi
with you last summer, eh, Fa
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"And she's going .to be very haj&jr,
of course?"
"Well, I dunno. Manday's got,,
powerful appitite." Judge. j$"
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"Pop, what is a fortification?'-..
"A fortification, my bby, is aWg
"Then a ratification is a big
"Willie, go to bed at once.": Judge

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