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WHEN THE FISH CAME OUT. Johnny was out, was out for sport, With a rod and a line and a handy tin, On a slippery stump by the water’s brink; Johnny was out—but the fish was in. The fish was in, and the fish was wise. lb scorned to nibble the whole long day. It winked at Johnny, and smilins, said: "Thank you kindly, but here I’ll stay." But the worm was juicy, the worm was fat, And at last the little fish slyly thought: “ I’ll steal fie worm, but the hook I’ll miss ”; And before he knew he wan firmly caught. " I’re landed a whacker!” cried Johnny then, And pulled his lino with a mighty grin. But the end was sudden, the end was swift, When the fish cam© out— afitcT Johnnie vent iai

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Page 11 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914

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Page 11 Advertisements Column 2 Evening Star, Issue 15632, 24 October 1914