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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 18, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 19

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new york.-r-nir medders is verry
sore at his littel boy gorgie because
gorgie wont never study more than
he has top which is only when the
teecher has got her lamps on him or
when his dad says he's got to choose
between studying his lesson & a lick
in evry sinct skool begun last fall gor
gie has pulled down more poor
marcks on his report card than anny
other kid & in that respeck he is the
'champion of the class but that dont
make no hit with mr medders atall
but the other nite when his pop
comes home gorgie busts into the
konversashun with a mouthful of
how well he was doing in spelling &
wood his dad buy him that air rifle he
seen last week down in the store for,
98 -cts. H FiH
so you have finally got it threw
your bean how to spell, his pop said
sarkastic like
yes, pop, replyd gorgie, i was verry
neer getting to the head of my class
t is that so, mr medders said & he
was verry pleesed, i always knew
that you had it in you if you wood
try hard for i was the best speller in
skool when i was a lad of your aige,
& now you can tell us all about it &
he looked at mr sanders who was a
naybor that come over for a game of
why, pop, a big word came all the
way down to me because none of the
pther kids cood spell it
yes, inkwired mr medders, go on
and if i cood had spelled it i wood
"been at the head of the class, replyd
gorgie v
men mr meaaers saia-wnere is mat
peenuckle deck without saying no
more about gorgie's spelling lesson
except that he cood buckel rite down
to the job or he wood take care of
him alrite, alrite.
' o o
European Tourist I tell you one
thing, America is far behind Europe
in watering places.
Yankee So?
European Tourist It is! Take Eng
land; she has her Bath; France has
her Aix les Bains; Germany has her
Baden Baden, What's the United
States got?
Yankee Saturday night! Stan
ford Chaparral.
'. o o
"I must get out to Oklabraska and
visit my constituents," remarked the
statesman who spent most of his time
in Washington.
"But, senator," pointed out his sec
retary, "you are senator from Mont
vada." "So I am. Well, look up time ta
bles for there."
o o
The corner" grocer is always ths
first person to know when the newly-
werfs honeymoon Is over the brid
sends in an order for onions.

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