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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 12, 1912, Image 17

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BV the Junion. Office Boy.
n. ;y., jooly 12. theres just as
manyhicks to the sguair foot -in
new york as there is in chilly-
fcothfe, ohioN
and a wise guy can put the
cleaner on the new york hicks a
blame 'site easier" than on the
chiilvdnthe hirks. fremitae the.
newvork hicks dont know thev
fcfie hicks- .
irtxhrilycothe a-fellei; is all the
time lookiner for somebodvs-lo slfo
rsumthfnaaver on him but in new
york tlfyfthmk it cant be did
aAunch of boobs that hangs
outfin a highball foundry "up on
42dTtreet found out different the
4 or 5 xf the regler gang was
setting around shakin dice and
kiddin the, 'bartender when a guy
blows in tnkfc looks liker.a tray
elin .corn dockter," with a bilt
bryan hat and a long hlack coat
and hair hangin down on his cbl
ler he buys a drink for the crowd,
and gets popular with evryboddy,
then he uncorks a, fancy Jirieof
chin goods about "being handy
men and side kick for7a mind
reader thats going to show at a
why, he ses, after he gets them
rummys hooked on for the big
talk, my partner can do feats that
never was herd of befoar, gentle-'
if one of you, for instense, was
to draw a card from a deck, and
cali him up on the telefone, he
could tell you whatsis the card
aw, slip "that to Sweeney, ses
one of the gang, nix on the dock
cook stuff, old pal
all rite, ses the guy, ile just bet
you fro 20 to 50 dollers the
professor , can do it, and ive got
the money in my clothes
well, the crowd they cant see
no easier way to pick up 50 than
that, and they dig up the dough
and cover the feller's bet
"now git your own cards, he ses,
and sumboddy draw one
so they got a deck from the1
barkeep, and a feller drawed th
jack of harts, the stranger not
touchin the cards. '
now, se"s the misterious gink, if
any one of youse will just call up
perfesser brown, at harlem 1365j
and ask what card has been
drawed, he will tell you.
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