A Joke on the Melish

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A Joke on the Melish - . - Mr. Etheridge tells good joke on Brownlow's...
. - Mr. Etheridge tells good joke on Brownlow's militia. He sayt MP legged, cross eyed, cock - eyed, slab sided, hip - gaudy patterns of striped ixception, were bare - footed. He asked them dergoing untold tortures at the idea of having collar on. and looked as though he was forever forever disgraced. "Oh," said they, "that is the way our captain has of punishing us. If we are guilty of any disobedience of orders, he forces us to wear shoes I" We suppose if the ofienee was a serious one they would also be compelled to wash their faces and change ehirtaonce a month Murfreetboro Monitor.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 29 Jul 1867, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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