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Everyone thought that old Bill
Was a coward through to his
He didn't have any nerve at all;
Hit or Kick him-away he'd crawl.
He wouldn't fight or even swear,
And he got mistreated every
Till once, one night by the ceme
tery, iWben the moon was up and the
hour was scary,
And old Bill Jones was ridingy,
Somebody gave an awful cry;
And old Bill Jones, witK an. an
Went hiking down the, road, pell
mell. He Van like a rabbit, scared and
And Tris fears kept"following" fast
Panting and frighteried-ld Bill
Right in the arms of a Highway
man Who was trying to earn an hon
est wage . ,' . "
By holding up the local stage.
Screaming with mad ahd fearful
f3ill clung tathe thug and held on
And the force of the impact
quickly told, . .
For down in the dust therobber
And the driver got him and
saved the gold,
Bill is a hero now, and say5
He honestly sort of acts that way;
Nobody knows .about that yell
Excepting me, nd I'll never tell.
It gave 3ill nerve and he's do
BECKER JURY IN
New York, Oct. 10. Jury to
try Police Lieut. Becker for mur
.der of Gambler Rosenthal com
pleted today. -:
District Attorney Whitman
made opening, statement. Went
over Becker's graft as head of
5aid Rosenthal's threat to tell
all he knew about police graft
marked him for death.
Said he would prove by Rose,
Schepps, "Webber and Vallon that
Becker made them hire four gun
men to kill Rosenthal under
threat of framing something up
on th'em and sending them over
Whitman's first witness will be
Mrs. Rosenthal,, widow of the
murdered gambler, and then the
-four gamblers who have turned
state s evidence.
The American Why did you
leave 'your Italian hillsB
vThe Ex-Brigand Too tame.
Why, I only killed two people a
month there, but since I became
a cnauneur its a poor montn
when I can't land twenty in the