Jolly Joe the Optimist Happily Rings in the New Year

"The fire of youth still keeps his pulse high," and he can see the silver lining in the New Year's Day clouds.

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Jolly Joe the Optimist Happily Rings in the New Year - JOLLY JOE PEIFFER SOME OPTIMIST, SURE Thousands...
JOLLY JOE PEIFFER SOME OPTIMIST, SURE Thousands of people might be toi- finltc.ly more happy on this Happy New Year's Day could they, indulge Uio optimism of Jofllah Poiffer, the ^indent -and very active Janitor of Sons of America Hall. ".Too* 1 as he fa familiarly known to his friends — au,d they twe legion — was uptown thia morning in all the brlg:h'fcn€»s'of youth despite the fact thiiit — well, never mind his ag 1 *. He IB much younger in spniriit than he looks. Ht s grey hairs are terribly deceiving. The fire Of youth still ke,ops hi>s hig'h, his heart beats with all of th e vivacity of real gray ma/titer in the upstairs of his anatomy where he lives, When Joe was B*en this morntog by a NEWS reporter mere waa none of the glorious suiiahlue of thin afternoon afternoon as th« NEWS eoes to press. H was 'ralmingt! And there's how Joe said it, and with fullnesa o* heart gwiuine «Jncerlty. "Happy New Y«ar: And nmny of 'em, boy. I*n't it & rrne and boamtl- ful day!—Except for the rain." Keeping in mind that this first day of January la balmy as a beautiful day early in Jun«, and that on° oes mot hav w to think ovor inucti of the coal bin, there was no Joke dn JO'6's optimistic observation. An optimist indeed is h e wfco can soe 'the glory of tho silver lining in the clouds on N*w Year.

Clipped from Lebanon Semi-Weekly News01 Jan 1923, MonPage 3

Lebanon Semi-Weekly News (Lebanon, Pennsylvania)01 Jan 1923, MonPage 3
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