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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 07, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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new york muny don't count for
much when it conies to licking an
other guy and you are short of the
hitting stuff between your elbow &
shoulder.
thers a rich man heer who left
hjs home town a long ago & comes
tq n. y. where, he piles up a lot of
dollqrs so as a duzzen qlerks are
kept bizzy adding it up
but there was 1 thing he wanted
i tell you wht, he says to a frend,
i wil be satisfied after i go back to
the old town and lick the daylites
outer willuin. finney who used to use
me for a door mat when we wuz kids
togather
so this feller packs up ht trunk
& bpets it to cahoes
he haden,t been there so long that
noboddy knowed him, but he hired
a autermobeel & rode around town
evry onct in a wile he wood stop
& ast a natiye where is hill finney
finally he comgsJfl a man who
says that feller over there is bill
finney, ut you hadent better talk to
him today for he'j5 jest lacked 2 fel
lers for stepping on his qorn & it
usually takes 2 or 3 days to get over
his mad
but this rich guy goes on up to
where bill is & when he sees a grate
hig man liften a barrel of floqr outer
a wagon with nobody tQ help him
the rich guy says it cant be done &
takes the next trne home
now he says to his frends all my
muny cant do what i want it to do,
give me a part of arms that'll beat
bULfioney
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Jokum Gracious! your mud'guard
is all smasHed. Did you bump into
something?
Bunkum No. We were standing
perfectly still and a fire hydrant skid-
i ded into us. Judee.
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