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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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n. y. evry day they pull a funny
Etorey off over in the brooklyn polise
cort on flatbush- av. and this is 1 of
them days -
A man who runs a mooseum show
was pinched for batting anuther guy
in 'the face and the man with the
black lamps was there telling all
about it
he says to the judge, i was stand
ing in front of the place when this
defendent steps up & says it only
costs you a dime to see the show &
i anties up the dubble jit & goes in
but i aint seen much before he steps
up on a platform in front of a pen
made out of bords & says there is
the biggest giant in the world here
& i starts to go up, the feller tells,
but this show man woodent let me
for he says it costs 25 cts. more to
see the giant
& i turns back
& he says this giant is the biggest
1 in the world & you oughtent to
miss seeing him for 1 kwarter
how tall is this giant i says to him,
for i was ankshious to give a giant
the onct over if it was such a big
giant as that
this giant is 10 ft. 6 inches tall, he
says back at me
so i says to him, how cood he be
that tall when the sides around the
pen aint more than that high,
& he says to me, the giant is lying
& i says to him, so are you
& then he halls off and pastes me
on my glimmers
He I would die for you.
She (wearied) Well, what are
you waiting for?.
Feet are the flivvers of the human
They are made to walk with and
for other people to walk on.
Each foot is equipped with five un
necessary tQes. They are always in
a state of revolution that would
make the Mexican affair look about
as exciting as a christening. And'
you can't blame some feet for kick
ing, especially the feet whose male
owners enshroud them in socks that
are louder and noisier than a prize
fighter's" manager, or the women
who give their No. 7 feet a life sen
tence in a pair of No. 4 shoes.
Feet grow to an enormous size on
lazy persons. Did you ever notice
the floor space taken up by the feet
of policemen, detectives, politicians
and society women? '
o o
Hassel, Mich. Postmaster Fer
guson's dog delivers mail to passing
lake steamers, swimming out from
the Hassel wharf with letters held
firmly in a waterproof bag between
his teeth. The boats deposit mail in
the Hassel postoffice by the same
jnetfcowhenihejdogswims fcaclL.

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