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new york that kid was sertinly in
a bad fix, the copper said who took
him to the polise stashun to try to
find the kid's ma
this cop who ansers to the name
of henry williums was walking along
lexington ave when he runs into a
little boy that was crying his head
whats the matter, the cop asts him
i am lost, the kid says
don you know where you live, the
poliseman says to him
no i dont, the boy replyd, for we
moved to a new house this morning
and i forgets where
what's your name, the cop asts
i don't know what it is, the'littel
feller says to him
you don't meen to tell me that a
big boy like you dont know his own
i knowed what it was yesterdy, the
kid said, but i dont know what it is
' that's funny, the cap says
no it aint, the boy tells him, for my
ma just got married agin last nite &
i was asleep when they got home &
this morning i forgpt to ask her what
my new name was .
o o '
The city-bred boy's parents had
just moved into the country and ar
rangements were being made for him
to attend the public school. One day
he saw electricians at.work.
"What are those fellows doing?"
he asked his father.
"Putting in an electric switch."
"Well, I'm going back to town at
once. I won't stand a school where
they do their licking by electricity." 1
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BECAUSE IT 60 ES fiOMiST
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IT WAS NOT HER FAULT
Dr. Black I surmose. Mrs. Brown
that you have given the medicine ac
cording to directions?
Mrs. Brown Well, doctah. I dona
my bes'; you said give Pete one o
dese heah pills three times a dav
ontil gone, but I done run out o' pilta
yistaday, an' he hain't gone yit"