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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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' Filibusters
LaFollette, Stone, Clapp, Cummins,
O'Gorman, - Lane, Kenyon, Kirby,
Works, Norris, Gronna, rdamann
filibusters daschund barks com
ing from under the disguise of Amer
ican flags made a notable speech
the other day as Americans, with the
words coming through a pretzel.
What did they do?
Well, we'll tell you George in our
language so that anybody can under
stand it even ballplayers-the, serv
ices they did for our president and
country. Supposing a fella was
drowning and calling for help. This
Bunch ran up to the shore and, threw
the drowning man more water. Or a
fire, they helped put it out with gas
oline and more wood. The train
came rushing on to the open trestle,
they saved the train from disaster by
greasing the rails and flying green
lights. The runaway horse ran wild
ly down the crowded street, they
hopped into a taxi, got ten feet ahead
of the horse and stayed that way,
then held out a feedbag full 0 oats
and a pitchfork full of hay. There
you are. Ain't we all proud of our
twelve cute senators? Dear broth
ers, next Wednesday afternoon at
2:30 Brother LaFoltette will hold a
crochet party at hie house to make
chest protectors for the Amaaons.
Tea and vanilla wafers will be served
and I trust you will all be present
The young bride, looked dejected
'as she set the nnnce pie before her
"I intended to have some sponge
cake, too, dear, but it has been a to
tal failure."
"How was that?"- hubby asked in
a disappointed tone, for he was fond
of sponge cake, s
1'The druggist," sne explained,
"sent me the wrong kind of
sponges." Stray Stories.
' ECA056 HE'S ',
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"Mary, I shall take one of the chft
dren to church with me this mora
ing," announced Mrs. Fashionet
"Yes'm," replied the maid.
"Which one do. you think will ga
best with my new lavender gowa?"

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