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Dec. 8. 1912
1?Oh, er ? what has happened to Dick and to DoQy1
They hod half a dollar 1 No wonder they're jolly.
2?Tbey danoe in their gladnes* and make quite a noisr.
Their heads filled with visions of candy and toys.
3 ? BrjT rarely some romn left the money behind him.
And they ask every ooe to the hope that they'll find bits
A ?But they cant find the owner, despite their appeal
?So they skip down and buy a toy automobile.
S?Dick vhxb op tbe sprirtf. tireo Twee?ake-j them small.
And io hamp Twre Deedle. Dtck. DoOy ?nd all.
6.?They fly down the street with a. oatleme noise.
And badly they frighten two bad l ttle bo-s.
7 ? Who run round the corner. ?11 screaming with fright.
While the food children laugh at the ludicrous sight
? Then T'? ee makes them large?their ride's at an end
And they pat the small doggie, who's her ? r : friesd