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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 13, 1912, Image 19',
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ALL HE HAD LEFT
The workman lost his good right
In service of his boss,
v 'Twas not his fault he came to
1 Although he bore the loss.
His boss refused to pay a cent,
i ; And so the workman sued
To get enough to pay his rent
And buy his children food.
The jury listened to his plea
And granted' his appeal,
The boss declared most bitterly
He'd "go up on appeal'."
The judges pondered on the suit
In mighty thought immersed,
And theq, upholding their repute,
They1 sent it back "reversed."
So it was tried and tried again,
Appealed, delayed, demurred,
Reversed some seven times or ten
And once again reheard.
And. 'while the judges sought the
Which led them to decide, x
,By gracef all our courts of law
The workman's children died.
But after years and .years and
He wdn by court decree ' H
A verdict that three rousing
'Would pay his lawyer's fee.
Citizen I understand you're
keeping house in the ciuntry.
Subhubs So far I -have. The
neighbors have borrowed every
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.OUR PRECISE ARTIST
SSA I -rjm
"It was a slippery job."
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