WP 1911-04-07 p8

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WP 1911-04-07 p8 - HOMEWARD BOUND Damon Runyon in Chicago Examiner...
HOMEWARD BOUND Damon Runyon in Chicago Examiner Well were seeding the Jungles with Spring recruits aa were leaving the South astern Were planting a crop of next years grief when theyll come for a second turn Bat we ponnd our ears to the carwheels croon with a good glad tank In our hearts For were shed of the kids who threatened our Jobs and Its soon that the salary starts Were feavlng our aches and pains at the springs where we stripped from our winter ease And we josh the boobs at the kldtown stops with many an old - time wheeze We raise our voices and raise our bets with the faith that a flush Imparts Imparts As we sift through the South and the winds o March to the time when the salary starts Were booming along through stome bash league date to our places sus first - page news And a Pullmans a pretty soft berth my boy when youre sure of your regulars shoes So we dream to the drone of the drumming wheels with a peace In our minds and hearts And we hope that the kid from the Six Gun League breaks a leg ere the next year starts I

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 07 Apr 1911, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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