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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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new york. lots of fellers beleev in
sines of all kinds which they say
helps them decide the nottie kwes
tions of life
i know 1 pote who has to flip up
a nickel every time he wants to do
anny thing to see weather he had
otter do it or not, but then some
times he cheets his self & flips a 2nd
time if the 1st dont soot him
there is an other guy in our offls
who will hop rite off his car in the
morning if he sees a cross eye person
& .walk down to work which maiks
him late ,
but the prize package of sine be
leevers was up in kortroom the other
day wanting the matrimonial shack
els cut offen him
well, said the judge, if you dident
love the gurl why did you marry her
it was this way, the pore nut said,
i knowed 2 sisters and 1 was named
mary who i loved verry much & the
2nd was named anna who i dident
love so verry much
and i married anna
well, why dident you marry mary,
inkwired the judge
i was going to but a cigar prevent
ed it
how was that, the judge said
o, i was on my way to 'there home
1 evning to propose to mary & a black
cat ran akross the sidewalk & i went
back to start all over again, for thats
a sure sine of bad luck
then when i got started the 2nd
time i was rite neer there house when
i seen a cigar laying on the ground
& it was a new 1 so i picked it up &
when i looked at it i saw on the band
as cleer ay daylite "Hav anna"
yes, what then, the judge kept on
1 coodent back out then for the
gurls were at the winder so I had to
go rite in & i coodent get that hav
anna sine outer my head so i thought
i mite as well do what the sine said
and have anna so i proposed to her
and now i dont want to have her
anny more becaus i found out that
was only a name of a city & wasent
any sine atall
o o
"Papa," said Jamie, "the reason
there's so many laws is because there
are so many lawyers in the legisla
ture, isn't it?"
"Yes," said his father. "Bed for
yours now!"
"Just one more question, papa,"
said Jamie. "Why are there so many
taxes, when there aren't any taxi
dermists in the legislature?" Judge.
o o
"If I had my way," said the positive
woman, "I'd make every unmarried
man pay a special tax."
, "What would be the use?" rejoined
Miss Cayenne. "Any man who can
dodge matrimony would surely suc
ceed in dodging his taxes."
Most of these proud old family
trees now grow nothing but squirrel

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