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n.-y. when you look at mister a,
cohen you woodent take him for a
plutocrat or a captain of industry
and you don't see no $$ marks on Jus
clothes but he is there, beleeve me
mr. cohen has been running & 2nd
handed furnishur store for so long
on 3d av. that no boddy remembers
when he wasent there & no boddy re
members when his store looked any
worse off than it does now
his son solomon started in with
him & then his dad got him a job in
a big furnishure store with several
.floors & situated on 5th av.
the other day solomon's boss got
sore at him & fired him, which is a
black eye to get when- your starting
in bizziness, & his dad bawled him
good & proper, until he found out
that solomon wasent in the rong hut
that his boss was, so mr. -cohen goes
to see the boss to try to get his son
-back agin, for he dident like the idear
of haveing a son that was canned.
the boss looks at mr. cohen in his
old clothes & says now that- i have
seen, you i woodent take your son
back for nothing, for we want pee
pel who have good families for clerks
&. you betcher life that made Solo
mon's dad mad for fare
He looks at the feller & says, do
you own this joint, & the man says
i own some stock in it, & mr. cohen
says i own some stock in it too,
which you evidently dont know, &
1 own 55 per cent of the stock, & your
fired rite now
besides owning that store, or the
Biggest part of it, a newspaper re-
porter dug up the fack that mr. co
hen is a milliunair.
Jhatg all he has got, only a littel
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Mistress Really, Mary, you might
at least see that the plates are clean.
New Girl Well, mum, I owns up
to the thumb mark, but the dried egg
was on there afore. I came.