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Hiitered I M a MoamlolMw IMOOndol matter October Octoberat Ooto r r1fI
1fI at the Poet Office at WaahinifUHi WaahinifUHiD
r D oT under the Act of March S W7eZELAYA 1870 1870ZELAYA 1110ZELAYA
Power does not come by butch butchery butchery butchcry ¬
ery in this 20th century Under UnderZelayas Under1q UnderZelayas
Zelayas 1q rule no one was safe safenative nfeMtin safenative
+ native or foreigner and it is well wellthat wellUtt wellthat
that the United States make it itplain itplain itplahn
plain to such a ruler rulerTHE rulerTHE ruderTHZ
The dignified and rather Bobertone sober sobertone IObertODe
tone of the Presidents Presi entl message messageand mellAgeamI 1neuageand
and his bright outlook into the theaountrys theGountrys thecountrys
aountrys future in business l ex expansion exPlm explmsion ¬
pansion Plm ion and commerce makes a afavorable Itfavorable afavorable
favorable impression on the busi busitrust bUllitrUlllt busiI
I trust busting will be indulged in ulged in innew iune inj
j + new ne men of the country No Notrust Notrust Notrust
trust busting will be indulged in inand inallil inand
and no private fortune disturbed disturbedIB
IB i is in brief his pledge for prosper prosperity prosperity prosperity ¬
ity ityIt
It might not be out of place to toask toaIle toask
ask the question What is pros prosperity prosplrity prosparity ¬
parity Is f a boom in the iron ironand ironand ironand
and steel tHl1nltrket market a barometer of ofprosperity orpr ofprosperity
prosperity pr lperlty And does this thi con constitute eoni constitute
stitute i ut prosperity as applied to tothe totlt tof
f the masses m of the people t We Wesay W WY Wesay
say Y not The proper basis for forestimation forthttAti011 forr
estimation r is i what the people are arecompelled areompel1e areeomllecl
compelled < 1 to buy and eat and the theolothes theolothu theelothea
olothes they must wear Can we webe webit webe
be made to see as common people peopleprosperity leopleprOflperity peopleprosperity
prosperity when a dollar has such suchlittle luchlittle suchf
f little purchasing power when mil millionaires milUonllir mhllionaires ¬
lionaires get control of the neces necessities necelIities neceecities ¬
cities of life and bent upon getting gettingmora KettingInor gettingmore
mora moraWhat What shall we call this pros prosperity profp prosverity ¬
verity p rity Y
How thoughtless wo become becomein
in our efforts to be thoughtful thoughtfulIf
If the average shopper should shouldlook 8110Ultllook shouldlook
look up from the counter spread spreadwith spreadwith pra ill illwith
with pretty things for Christmas Christmasand Chr Christmasand lltmal I Iand
and glance for a moment at the theother tI tIother theother
other side of the table to the girl girlwho Iirlwho girlwho
who i ilil serving what would < 1 be benotioedT benotiaed benotleed
notioedT notioedTWhile notiaedW1lile notleedWhile
While you are waiting for your yourbundles yourbundles yourbundles
bundles and fuming and nervous nervousbecausethe nerVOUMbeomlH nervousbfsoause
beomlH becausethe tIle girlhas girl has occupied u ufew Ilfew at
t few seconds H ond more than your judg judgment judgment judgment
ment pronounces sufficient calm calmyourself calmyourHlf calmY
Y yourself by asking the question questionDoes questionDoell
icck Does this mean a MerryChristmas Merry MerryChristmas MerryOhr
Ohr Christmas Jtmu for the young clerk clerkWashington clerkWa clerkVr
Vr Washington Wa ltiUlton is i in its busy sea season Jroason soason ¬
son Every woman man and andchild aUllahild ande
e child seem to take the move at atthis Iltthis atthis
this time The holiday spirit is isin isin isin
in the air everywhere and the thetemptation tll tlltemptation thetemptation
temptation will be to think only onlyof onlyii 1
ii of the loved ones and friends frien s re regardless reowarU regardlees ¬
gardless warU of the girl behind the thecounter thooman thecounter
counter counterChristmas oman counterChrbtmaa tel telChrlatntu
Christmas brings joy and happi happiness hllpi1111III happir ¬
r ness to many but to some it itbring itbrin itt
t brin bring a aching bodies and nerves nervesunstrung nervellu11ltruJ1 nervesunstrung
unstrung u11ltruJ1 with a bed as the rest resting retine resting ¬
ing place on Christmas day dayThe dayThe dayThe
The strain has b been severe the thefaultfinding tIlefaultfinding timefaultflnding
faultfinding trying the Hurry Hurryup
up Get my change Some Someone Someone Someone
one waiting for me has II nearly nearlydriven nearlydriven nearlydriven
driven them mad madHow madnow
F 1F 1 How shall we remedy reme y such con conditions oontUttona conditions ¬
ditions First let us shop early earlyThe earlyTit earlyThe
The Tit Christmas goods 100l l are here herethe hrethe
1 the stores are overflowing with withmost wi withmeet h hntlNlt
most wonderful displays Now NowIt NowM Nowfor
It for M ttte sake b of the girl behind behindthe behbult behindthe
t the Mttater tr and others affected affectedUM affectedM
M UM buy 1 traffic at thin time time1ft time1M timeIii
Iii M stop early earlyIf v vIf
t If we wish to have a merry merryCliristmas merryOhriatm merryClristmas
Cliristmas ourselves otlr ehel in the larg largest Jarlt largeat ¬
est t sense shrdliietaoihrd rdlu r < lln din dluNt dinset Untit
Nt and best sense we must see seeto Heto seeto
to it that we do not unnecessarily unnecessarilyMUM unneoetlaIilyoUlen
MUM others to suffer sufferThe sufferThe uiferThe
The Consumers League has hassent hassent hassent
sent out a list of rules rul for shop shoppers ehloppars lOp lOpper ¬
per read them and heed them tlltJnand themand themand
ferry and let us all enjoy a Merry MerryChristmas 1 1rry 1rryCllri
Christmas ChristmasHere Cllri ChriatmaeHere tmu tmuHere
Here are the rules rul rulesL
L 1 Buy early rl in till season and andearly andearly andearly
early in the day dayd4
2 Send packages two weeks weeksahead weakahttltc1 weeksahead
ahead marked Not to be b opened optniduntil openeduntil openeduntil
until Christmas
3 Minister to actual needsGive needs needsGive needsGive
Give presents chiefly to children
4 Choose presents having eith either either ¬
er usefulness ll or beauty
5 Demand articles which whichbavo whiuhhave whichhave
have boon mado and sold under undarconditions undoroonditions underconditions
conditions fair and wholesome to tothe totho totho
tho worker
6 Remember that Christmas Christmasis
is i of noble memory not an occasion oc occasion occasion ¬
casion for display displayOUR displayOUR displayOUR
The stato serves as a conveni aonvenient convenient eonvanient ¬
ent basis ba is for the apportionment I
of members of both houses of ofCongress ofCongrcfNJ ofCongress
Congress and State institutions institutionspreserve institutionspre institutionspreserve
preserve pre erve and develop the looal looalindividuality looalindivi localindividuality
individuality indivi nlllity and selfreliance of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the people Peterman PetermanIt
It is surprising lIurpri ing how that for forso forIIO forso
so long a time the Eastern Sec Section Station Seathen ¬
tion has Ias been without representa representation ¬
tion in the Districts form of ofgovernment oflovernment ofgovernment
government Why this has h been beenwe beftwe beenwe
we cannot clearly ascertain but butthe butthe butthe
the fruits of it appeahrdlu appeahr lu dlu u uthe uthe utime
the fruits of it are apparent in inour inOl1r inour
our Eastern J alltern Section everywhere everywhereLook everywhlreLook everywhereLook
Look at our streets and an sidewalks sidewalksand sidewalksand iclewdklan
and an our institutions and com compare compare compare ¬
pare them with the Western Sec Section Stction Section ¬
tion Note the comparison in inthe inthe inthe
the appropriations and see if the therich therioh therich
rich have Iwe not fared fare sumptously sumptouslywhile lIumptou sumptouslywhile ly lywhile
while the poor have suffered sufl Bred need neadIs neeclII needIs
Is it not true that if our Presi President Pro Prosident i ient ¬
dent ent would consider the injustice injustioeof injuf ltioe ltioeof
of the division and grant to our ourEastern ourEastern ourEastern
Eastern Section a Representative Representativewho
who by fact of citizenship in this thissection thislIaction thissection
section is qualified to represent representthe
the people words of satisfaction satisfactionfrom JlQtifaotionfrom satisfactionfrom
from all parts of the District Districtwould Di Districtwould triot triotwoul
would be coming forthIf forth forthIf fort117If
If the principles as ft applied to tothe tothe tothe
the form of government now ex existing exiting existing ¬
isting in the District to the states statesit tatellit
it would mean that the whole wholecountry wholecountry wholecountry
country would become been me centraliz centralized ¬
ed in the National Government Governmentand
and power would be withdrawn withdrawnfrom witl1lrawnfrom witlulrawiifrom
from the people peoplePLEASANT peoplePLEASANT peoplePLEASANT
Little Mary wrote a composi composition composition cenposithon ¬
tion on Tho Cow It was brief briefThe brifTlte briefThe
The cow H tho nu must J1 st t uiteful irai
mnlV mnl mnl4 t Her mother Jnsketl her to toroad toroad toroad
road it to the minister minis or when ho hocame hecamo hocame
came in She did so 8 O but was wasevidently wasovidently wasevidently
evidently moved to mako tho thostatement thoMtatomont thestatement
statement less le sweeping and road roadit rondit roadit
it thus The cow is the most mostuseful mOMtuleful mostuseful
useful animal animalexcept except religion religionA
A trained nurse tells this story storyof storyof toryof
of a Mrs Malaprop of Brooklyn BrooklynShe
She was calling callin on a very sick sickcase lickOMe sickwise
case of mine and an like many wo women woomen women ¬
men she was unwilling to let any anyone anyone anyone
one be sicker than she had been beenWhen bllGnWhen beonWhoa
When the patient had l tHl described describedher
her symptoms and her sufferings sufferingsshe utteringhe
she he retorted I know how you youfeel youfeel youfoel
feel Onee I was four days RYS in a astate astate astate
state of complete kimona kimonaN kimonaNY N NY
Y Sun SunA
A minister was once preaching preachingabout preachingabout preachingabout
about heaven ltltlVen and to show the ab absurdity ablur absurdity
surdity lur ity of Swedenborgs ideas ideasdrew idelisdrew ideasdrew
drew a graphic picture of the thesupposed theliIuppo thesupposed
supposed liIuppo ell Swedenborgian heaven heavenwith heannwith heavenwith
with beautiful fields fine horses horsesoows honelOOWI horsescows
cows etc In the midst of his hisglowing hillIlowing hisglowing
glowing description one of the thesisters thellter thesisters
sisters llter went into raptures and andshouted andshouted andshouted
shouted glory I glory I glory gloryThis gloryThis I Ilhill
This so disconcerted di concerteel the preacher preacherthat preacherthat preacherthat
that he paused when an elder eldercried eIclercried eldercried
cried out to the shouter Hold Holdon
on there sister I lter I Youre shouting shoutingover
over the wrong heaven heavenA Ileav I IA
0 0A
A foreigner asked the tit landlord landlordof
of his h M hotel after paying his JIi bill billDo billDo billDo
Do I owe anything else elH1 uNo uNowas No Nowas Nowas
was the reply II you are all allsquare allsquare 11 11lMuare
square lMuare now As la lie went away awayconsidering awayconlitleriug awaycomnddering
considering the remark the land landlord landlord landlord ¬
lord went on politely I hope hopeyou Ilopeyou hopeyou
you will be round roun again soon soonBut lOonII soonBut
II But I thought you said id I was wassquare WallIquareAnd wassquareand
square IquareAnd and now you hope Ill Illbe Illbe Illbe
be round t The landlord laugh laughed laulbed ¬
ed and andlitl said I mean I hope you youwill youill youwill
will ill not be long The foreigner foreignerwent foreilnerwent foreignerwent
went away still puzzled but soonlearned soon soonlearned lOonlearned
learned enough of American Americanspeeeh AmerioanIp Americanspeech
speeeh Ip eel1 to be glad that he had at atleast atlet atleast
least not been called a flat flatThat fiatNNN at atThat
That horrid oat ltl I Whats IIWhatstII8 Whatsthe Whatsthis
the matter girl II Oh the oat eatwent oatwent oatwent
went to sleep on my new hat hatand hatarul lintand
and I wore her down town and andback an anback andbackWashington
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CHAPTER I IPreparing IPreparing IPreparing
Preparing for the Trip TripEver TripJllver TripEver
Ever nonce I wuc a II boy I lied hedbeen liedleen liedbeen
been promisin myself a trip tr lI to toWashington toWa1Iinltonthe toWashingtonthe
Washington Wa1Iinltonthe the capital of the timenationbut thenation thenationbut
nation nationbut but somehow ernuther ernuthernever ernuthernever l lnever
never got started tell I wuc nigh nighonto nigllonto nightonto
onto sixty year old oldI
I lowed I would git ther a agood Rgooel agood
good while ago but somethinails somethin somethinaluz somethinaluz
aluz turned up to keep ma frum frumwuz frumit
it If it wu n nt t the craps itwuz it itwuz
wuz sioltnasa 6 J If f it wasnt sick siat1
ness it wuz bad weather if it itwuznt itwuznt itwuznt
wuznt bad weather it wuz somo somothin somoUlin somethin
thin elso oz bad badI
I tended to go last year aftor aftorthe aftorthe afterthe
the craps orals wuz laid by an harvest harvestin
in over but a drouth ruined ruinedeverthing ruinelevertlting ruinodevertliing
everthing in the fields fla1 < 1s an three threeof threeof threeof
of my best bosses hOl e8 died from over overwork overwork overwork ¬
work an the heat heatI I oum nigh nighgittin nigbittin nighgittin
gittin ittin sunstruck myself an I Ididnt Ididnt Ididnit
didnt do nigh e ee much work ec ecmy elmy eamy
my boysJed boys boysJed bOYIITed
Jed Simmons a friend of mine minewho minewho minewho
who used U88 to live in Mayville un until until until ¬
til Sam Powers the Congressman Congressmanfrom Congr man manfrom
from our deostriot at that time timegot timegot timegot
got him a place in ono of the de departments departments departments ¬
partments in Washington Wl hington often oftenwrote oftenWlote oftenwrote
wrote fer me to cum on an ha hawould hitwou1 hewould
would < 1 show me the sights sightsAt sightAt eighthAt
At first I was like a little boy boywislun boywi boywishin
wislun wi llin for a 1 holiday without withoutmuch witIlOutmuch withoutmuch
much hopes of gettin it but I Ikep Ikep Ikep
kep on wantin an wishin an anat anat anat
at last when the craps had 11 d been beenworked beenworkell beenworked
worked fer the fourth time this thisyear tbillyear thisyear
year an as a everthing hed turn turned turneel turned ¬
ed out on t purty fair considerin I Itold Itold Itold
told Nancy N anoy one evenin after I Ihed Ihed Ihad
hed slopped the hogs an fastened fastenedthe faNtenelthe fastenedthe
the bars thet I jest bleeved her heran heran heran
an me hed earned a trip to Wash Washington Washington Vultlugton ¬
ington an I hed jest cum to the theeunolusion themucluion theeunoluefon
eunolusion < < thet we wux gain gem t ttake ttake ttake
take it itNancy itNancy itNancy
Nancy knowed all along thet I Iwas IWII Iwas
was sot on goin an encouraged encouragedme enoo11ra < 1 1me
me all she lle knowed how IOW but she sheseen llaeHen sheseen
seen as well as I did thet all the theencouragement thel theencouragement
encouragement in Vigo county countywarnt countYwarnt countywarnt
warnt of no use ef we didnt didnthave didnthave lidl1 t thave
have the spondulix to back that thatencouragement thlltenoouragement thatencouragement
encouragement up > and keep it era eraits enits n nita
its pins pinsSlie pinsShe pinsSims
She wanted me to go alone ao aohe M Mshe asshe
she he lowed it would double douh the theexpenses theftxpenHI theexpenses
expenses and then I could cllu d sea seaeverthing HIeverthin seeeverthing
everthing everthin so much quielerr quiet without with without without ¬
out her an git back sooner soo rar er thet thetwe tlletwe thetwe
we needed the money t6 build buildnew a anew anew
new hogpen an several other othervery oUlervery othervery
very good but weak excuses I Iwouldnt Iwouldnt Iwouldnt
wouldnt listen to toI toI toI
I told to1 < l her if there wArnt w4rnt w rnt money mone monefor
for both there warrtt any an for fornobody fornobody fornobody
nobody nobodyNaney nobodyNanoy nobodyNancy
Nancy aluz wine the freo freosouldest freolOuld8it freesouldest
souldest body I everlsee evers ever hi If she shehad sb sbIIRd shehad
had anything that fiwld i1t1d wink winksome mtke mtkesome Ike Ikeone
some one else et e happier than it itwould itwould itwould
would her thay got ijt i iI it
WeVe been married goin on onforty onfarty onforty
forty year an if a man dont dontfind dontflnI dontfind
find out what kind of a wife hehas he hehas heha
has ha in that lenth of time hedwell hed hedwell hellwell
well the1 tIll ought to be a law aw pro prohibitin prohibttin prohibitin
hibitin id itljit jits frum gettin tied tiedup tiedup tiedup
Ive seen lots of young fellers fellersin fellersin
in my time what thought they
knowed more about their wives wivesaftor winafter wivesafter
after courtin them for a few fewmonths fewmontll fewmonths
months then what their parents parentsdid ptll8ntNdiet parentsdid
did that raised ra l8I them but in six sixmonths Mxmonths ix ixmonths
months after they was married marriedthe marriethe marriedthe
the police and divorce courts eourtsknowed oourtlknowed courtsknowed
knowed more about them than thantheir tlumtheir thantheir
their husbands m bands could a found out outin outin outin
in forty year
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Is I there any reason why a credit house housecannot houlecannot housecannot
cannot sell lelltMat just at a low for e sub sh h as the tocalled tocalledcash lOcaUdcalh socalledcash
cash hovw h01si1 h01si1N r t
but there IS a reason why whythey
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they can sell at lower pricesTou prices
You know that when a am Ulcer MI order with the themanufacturer theJllaftufaoturer thetownu5so
townu5so manufacturer tor a hundred b b 1teIIr08Ift 4ro m rollee nit oretlbut oretlbutwill they will fet bt t tlOwer a atower sq
tower q oot prl prim tIaa thin the 1 e man all who haom 0 > can CM t order 014 0 r but b at t twen twapur tweatr tweatrOur twenOur
Our cash biMtiMM buea laIi lupe but with an Immenee Immn credit creditbueinee ONdltbuG onditcLsdded
buG bueinee added ow bad powet wer command theee lewwt lewwtoeet J tewtIt Wt WtCIOIt
oeet price priceIt prtceaIt cLsdded
It enables ue to make our credit prIce M low M the theOMh theaeIIh thcash
cash prloea pro at otter bauaea p MM aad we mark every eI7 piece 10 10MPARIRON of ofFurniture ofIIarnltU
Furniture In ofiaother plate iaother iaotherlS 45a lS AjWMto q r to Invite OOKPABWOK OOIlP4JU 4IIltndture N We Weonlr w wOftl Weonly
only Oftl Mk you to eee tint 1M vain ftl yalw0 are equal oqiMlK equalI equalIf
I K you on can take tAt advMtam A4v dvn tan ap of oar dleoounto we w e con eaRi give giveyon etveyou
i yon tile lowest pttoea to be found In Waahlnjton WaahlnjtonOn Waahingtondiscount
On account II COUllta eettled tie < < In M daya we allow the full tundeOount OMb OMbtlleeount
tlleeount discount of of 1p 10 105 It U you pay In M 50dsyesw m day we de deduct uot uottuII TH T It Ityou it ityu Itreu
yu pay pa in M K day days we deduct 0 0In 5In I I1ft
In any oaae we w chare oIaar your purohaat on an open OPfila0001lll1 openaoooast p n naccount
account without requiring ring a penny pe at the time you IOU buy buywithout buywltbs t y ywithout
without wltbs it ajttlng ukln yon ent to sign any contract lea I 10000 or orlake note neteaTake notetake
take the dlaoount 1aooun U you ahoone or take tai the Iwir Iwirtime km kmtime lengtime < <
time credit privilege prlYU and pay Ita a little 11W each week weest or menlhwell month monthWell 11 11WalI
Well glv give e you the beat Furniture and Carpet I that thatmoney UtatcmeJ thataln
money cmeJ oan R buJftU buy well Rive sly you 011 food 11004 prompt MrYt1td MrYt1tdII r5005 rvte vteeand vteeandwell > aB < l lwoll
well II trut you to treat t u ua fairly for thfa help In rurnlohlnn rurnlohlnna
a home homePeter hOMeP
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After eonsiderable penmadin penmadinIfat per persuadinI uadln uadln1pt
Ifat I fat Nan Nancy y rtwonailid r nilld to the plan planart planart plannan
art the upshot up h t of it wiw u we b bgnu be beIUD begun
gnu git littin tin ready the next day daywith dllYwIth daywith
with heart BO happy and young youngthet youngtIlit youngChet
thet it poared I hadnt faIt so sogood sogood sogood
good sinoe the night I was mar marriod mnrried marnod
nod riodWhon
Whon it got reported round roundPodunk roundPo roundPodunk
Podunk Po dunk township that the Hop Hopkinsos HopltinsOB hIopIdnsos
kinsos wuz goin go gem in to Washington Washingtonthe
the gossips started st rted their tonguoH tonguoHto
to waggin wagginOne wagginOn wagginOne
One On wundered wlln ered why ole Hank Hankdidnt lInnkdhlnt Hankdidnt
didnt paint his house instead uv uvtrapsin uvtrapsin uvtrapsin
trapsin roun spondin monoy monoyjist monoyjt moneyjist
jist jt t to look at something ilom8thin another anotherone anotherone anotherone
one wondered won ered why Nancy didnt didntbuy di didntbuy nt ntbuy
buy liar a set of store teeth in instoad instea instead
stead stea of goin go in oft on a 1 sight sightsoein sightsoeintowlr soein soeintower seem seemtower
tower an so it went One Onewould OnIJwould Onewould
would say somethin bad an her herneighbor herneighbor herneighbor
neighbor would try to say some somethin lIomethin somethin
thin rouesWe wuse wuseWe WUIIIW
We W knowed it was all jealousy jealousyan jealoulIan
an didnt di llt pay no more tention tentionto
to it than a duck would in an anAprile anAprile anAprile
Aprile shower showerThe sllowerThe showerThe
The next mornin morn in Nancy an me mewui mewu mewile
wile wu jest plannin a trip over tu toour tuour tuour
our darters at the water mill millsettlement millMttlenent millsettlement
settlement lowin to see an toll tollem tenem tellem
em all the news before we w went wentwhen nt ntwhen t I Iwben
when the best bay colt of my hull hullpastel hunllUIIIel hullpassel
pastel of bosses staked hisself by byjumpin byjumpin byjumpin
jumpin a tenrail fence I de declar tieclar e ecRr
clar cRr to goodness I but it du seem seemjest Hemjet seemjest
jest like ever time we git ready readytu
tu have laYa a day off surathin sum thin hez got gottu gotto i
tu happin to knook our plans in inthe inthe 1
the head headNaney headNsncy headNancy
Nancy wuz nigh bout sick on onekkount onekkount onekkount
ekkount uv it but I lowed it itwuzzaut itwuzz itwuzzent
wuzzaut wuzz nt nobuddys nobu ys fault but the thegood thegood thegood
good Lords an ef he seen fit to toput toput toput
put full notions in that darn derueolts derncolts darncolts
colts head he d an mako it stab its itsself it itself itsself
self with a fence f nce stake why itud itudahappened it ituda ud udal1appened
ahappened a + enyhow if we hadnt hadntagot Jladntagot hadntagot
agot ready readyI
I had the hind end of the wag wagon wagon wagon ¬
on full uv sacks uv corn I wuz wuzgoin witsgain
goin tu git ground g1onndell BK Im pow powerful powerful powerful ¬ I
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an sor sorghum sorghum ¬ i iIhum
ghum molasses molulellan au we lowed lowedwed lowedwed lowedwed
wed kill two birds with one dor dornick dornick dornick
nick Vizible Git the corn ground groundan
an stay tu Millys fer dinner dinnerJtillys cUnner1illy dinnerMillys
Jtillys man is a purty decent decentsorto deoentorto decentsorto
sorto feller but he hex bed a agood Rgooa agood
good deal uv trouble like the bal balance btdanBe balance ¬
ance uv the human race They Theyhave Thoybnv8 Theyhave
have been > a married bout haven levenyear levlnyear havenyear
year now an theyve got nine ninechildrun ninachiJdrun ninecbildrun
childrun an its give him a gooddeal good gooddeal goo1eal
deal eal of thinldn wher tho next nextmoal noxtmeal nextmeal
meal wuz cumin frum sometimes sometimesBut somet sometimesBut m08 m08Dut
But Ike hez done fust rato oonsid oonsiderinantheyre oonaierin considarin
erin erinantheyre antbeyre gittin on better betternow betternow bettornow
now then ever before Course Cour e a aman Itman aman
man with nine ohildurn kaint kaintsleep kAintsleep kaintsleep
sleep till 10 oclock an expect tu tukeep tnkeep tinkeep
keep out of the poor house hou any anymorn anymorn anymorn
morn a feller can fool the voters votersof voterof votersof
of his party an expect to be beleeted beleeted befleeted
leeted tu Congress the second secondtime secondtim secondtime
time timeJerry tim timetarry
Jerry said ther wuz no use to tomonkey tomonkey tomonkey
monkey with the colt coltfer fer us to togo togo togo
go ahead < 1 an him anJim an Jim Burky Burkybile Burkybile Burkybile
bile thets tllet our hired hand would wouldfetch wouldfetch wouldfetch
fetch out the two mules an haul haulthe haulthe haulthe
the carcass OArca down in the paster pasteran
an that wud wudbe be the end uv that thatfool thetfool thotfool
fool colt coltThets coltThets coltThats
Thets jest je t like Jorry While Whilehes Whilehe Whilelies
lies he iii the besthearted feller in the theworld theworld timeworld
world he dont bleeve in worry worryin worryin worryin
in over OV r snmthin which kaint be behelped bQhelpod behelped
helped lies got a heart m big bigez bigez bigas
ez a 20cent watermelon an when whenit
it comes oom to down right solid IOU hoes hoessense hOllHJ1Ie hosesense
sense fer managin things on a afarm Itfarm afarm
farm he hec no equals in the thebusiness thebUltneR thebusiness
business Ive been told to1 < 1 by byfriends byfriendl byfriends
friends that Jerry tuk after me mefer mefer mefor
fer the bosssense bosssenseWe
We left Jerry an Jim to drag dragthe dragtIte dragthe
the colt off an sot out fer tho thowater thowater thewater
water mill settlement long bout boutten boutten boutten
ten oclock spectin tim git timer timerby therby tIlerby
by dinner time It wits a grand grandday graneldy grandday
day Nancy wits all dressed dr up upin upIn upin
in a bran splinter new flggered flggeredealiker 6gceredaliker fggeredoshiker
ealiker dress dre which she he got in a atrade atrade atrade
trade fer two down eggs at atJones atJonel atJones
Jones great department depAr ment store up upon upon upon
on the knoll She hed loaned out outour outour outour
our soap kittle fer three days ay to toOle toOle toOle
Ole Handy Smith far helpin her hermake belmake liarmake
make up the dress 81 an ever everbody everbOely everbody
body lowed Jowe < 1 Nancy wux the best bestdressed beltdrelled boatdressed
dressed womern in Podunk town township townIMp township
ship fer quite a spell after thet thettill thettill thattill
till Betsy Flathers got a yeller yellerflannel yellerumel yellerflannel
flannel suit with pink ink stri triflll
runnin runmn round it when Nancy Naneytraded Nane Nanet1llded Nancytraded
traded places with Betsy Deta fletey as bein beinthe beinthe beinthe
the best dressed up Naney low lowed loved lowed ¬
ed Betsy might a give a doien or orso orso
so more eggs far the yeller flan flannel flannel flannel ¬
nel but the way it wux made up upwuz upwnz upwuz
wuz enough to ruin it Ole Han Handy lIlmdy Mandy ¬
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