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new york that was a awful goak
a man played on some of the iews
papers here the other day & if he
knows whats good for him he will
stick around under cover until a few.
reporters get tired digging for him
for if they land on him maybe there
wont he greece spots left
this fresh nut calls up the papers
just before press time for the home
edishun8.& says over the fone mr.
henry ferguson got shof at bowman
& co.'s store on lexington neer 93 st
just a few minits ago
well the papers tried to get the
store on the fone but some boddy had
fixed it so it woodent work, & then
they called up mr. ferguson's offise
where he is a verry prominant man
but they says he hasn't been down
today & that made it look suspicious,
&'at his home they said he started
away with his hunting gun.
all the reporters hotfooted it out
& grabbed taxis' for the spot
& they busts into the store & says
to the boss did mr. Tienry ferguson
get shokieer today, & the boss, says
sure & the reporters says where is he
& the boss says damflno & the report
ers run out to hunt a cop.
& the cop comes back with them
& says see here who shot that man,
& the boss says he aint shot, & the
'reporter says you said so befqur, &
the boss says whos kidding you i said
he got shot heer, about 2 pound? of
it to take along on his hunting- trip.
gosh those reporters was sore
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