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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 16, 1912, Image 8

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n. y., may 00. sumtimes when
a feller gits his money's worth it
takes him a long time to git over
thats the way it was with steve
muHiUs ,
ha, ha, waiti till you here what
happened to steve and see if you
dont Ja'fF too. evryboddy laffs
except steve
his frends has kidded him til he
pritty near resin'ed his job. i guess
whether he. resines or not will de
pend on what tht joory does, to
dock watts
you see, steve has a kind of a
funny job
all the dockters in n. y. has a
sesiety witch puts the fake docks
on the bum when it can ge the
goods on them, and steve he is a
Jcmd of a fly bull for the dockters'
they sent him around to see
this hear dock watts, witch they
herd was doing feizniss without
no lisense
so steve he blowed into the
dock's place, and he sez, dock,
ime on the fritz
wots the matter, sezjihe iock.
whete does it git you
, well, sez steve, i got panes in
my bed and my leggs and my
i think i kin ave yure life, sez
th dock, but its lucky you dident
wait a cuppel of days longer.
come with me
50 steve he came with him into
anuther room, and -the dock give-
mm a treatment 1
the treatment was to put him
on a tabel and hammer on his ribs, '
then cook him jn a steam tank for
10 minutes, then put him in at
warm bath with diffrent kinds of 1
dope in it, then turn on the cold i
water till steve blame near froze, I
then rub his leggs with alcohol
and wintergreen, then some good
stiff punching of his back and
bending iis leggs around all
kinds of ways till steve thought
he would never be the same again
after all this, the dock sez, 3
dollers please
steve give it to him, and -ttfen
he dragged Kisself wearily to the
nearest police station and had the
dock pulled-'
if the joory dont do sumthingj
to the dock ime afrade steve will
ift. . aAi MjT t r
A skyscraper."

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