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' "Have yo' any linguistic accom
plishments, Mistah .Ppindextah?"
"Ah had aslight touch of irin'de
borough, butit-done yielded to'treat
ment"'. "Yo don't. quite embrace de idea
Ah wishes to convey. Ah mean, hab;
yp' any knowledge ob foreign lan
guages." ' "Sure-Ah know more-French San
a French poodle." , ,
"Mention some French words dat
yo' iknow." '
"Mai de mer, roulette, " "absinthe
frapjje, Sarah Bernhardt and Paris,
"Dat lam very good all 'you ,need
to be a frogeater is a knifd an' fork.
Now, does ypu know any German?
"Only twozwei beer,!-'
"Ah witnesses.. uy,v"ery pathetic
sight de odder day. 1 A poor wanderer,
dodged a pile-ob" faooct'.ah'" knocked
at de back door ob a house on Pea
nut street, an' when de lady ob. de
house looked out he begged her for
something to eat. De lady saw he
wuz really hungry and went back in
de house an' looked for some cold
vittles. But all she could .find wuz
two dog biscuits. So she took dem
out and give dem to de tramp, who
took dem in his trembling .. hands.
'Well," says de kind lady, 'What do
you say?' ,An' de tramp looked at
her wif gratitude in his eyes and
says, 'Yip! Yip!'"
"Say, do yo' know the difference
atween a porous plaster .an' a $20
"NOj.Ah-don!t know de difference'-
"In dat case, Tiere's a porous plas
ter gib me two tens foh it!" '
'That rollicking NewvY6'rk and
New Jersey hit, "The Goldbrick That
My Father Bought Is-Turning Green
With Age.r will 'now be-rendered by
Mr. Allen", from Allentown."
'. - Li-o o
NEAR 'RIOT IN ELECTION
'" COMMISSIONERS' ROOM
Assistant State's Attorney Mike
Sullivan- today punched Attorney
Jacob LeBosky in .the jaw in the elec
caused riot there. '
It was during the'EighteenthTward
hearing. , W. F. Conlon, son of
.former 'Al( 'Mickey Conlon, wasVon
the stand. He said his signature on
iJbhn J. Cassidy's petition was a for-y
ery; LeBosky badgered him about
it Sullivan objected. LeBosky said
sonfethihg to Sullivan, and then the
trouble began. ,
After Sullivan's blowy everyone in
the room jumped up and yelled what
they thought ought to be done about
it. Hearst-Harrison supporters of
Gazzolo demanded.that LeBosky be
put ,out; Grpgah-Broderick support
ers of Cassidy demanded- the instant
throwing, out of Sullivan.
Commissioner Kellerman said Sul
livan should b'e driven out Commis
sioner Czarnecki vainly yelled that
the commission would keep order if
they, had 'to have a baseball bat td do
it with, v .
Finally Sullivan apologized, and,
thingscalmed down a little.