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OUR OFFICE .BOY, -WRITES UP AN APPEAL FOR
'. EARLY CHRISTMAS SHOPPING ,
will sez; the edditer tother day
wen yous gits joun to it i want
y'u to riteand tel wy peopul shud
by there presints urly an plees
after this" hav sum -regards fur
the puntuashin marks ""wat, are in
the dikshunaryto beusedbeleey
nie" son relciinT-b fitter start on a
nu -paragraf. , - '
', always, "siaft with" a big letter
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Willie's Best Girt -sez
the guy wat rites the"siety
noos 'but i allways f urgfts till i
git started so i will start a nu
SO for i haint used no puntua
shun marks a tall- but i -dont se
how a fellerkin think bout all
them '-things an'd wats hez riten
to at the same time:-- " '
gee Whiz i neerly furgot.to rite
the story wich is my best gurl.
runin her. legs offen her wen a
clurk yells cash ; sez to me willifo
sez she. it jest bout kills me thf&
way us .Fokes gotta wurk jest
pepul wates till the last minit bojj
four ChristMas, alf'caus ifrerifo.
by there presints. thats wy hav
savd my Mttny fur sum time: sos
i cud shop urly an git outen tlp
rush, which is sumthin feerce, Jc
o-o : . '
If-ther Pilgrim Fathers could
be thankful, when they had to
excuse themselves every few mo
ments .while they stepped intq0
the woodshed to remove a few
stray arrqws from their anatomy,
surely ye ought to be thankful
with nothing to bother us'buf,;.
politics and'the annoying rasp qf R
ihc interest falling .due. 7
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But should not the largest tur
key in the country , go to Ban?
v The Turk.
But. vesterdav he was a bird, snr
With proud maneuvers .in htsfr
wake; , ' ' 3it-
Alas! How Time doth changes
i -Today he is a stomacluache!
Be thankful. If forno other
reason, just for the fun ofjt! s
r : Some people are martyrs and-
others just say that they prefexrJM
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