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Jake sauntered up to where Pete was sitting mending a miplash. "l'ete, please sir, lend me a quarter ?" "Is yon a fooi ?" said Pete. "Fny y ou backnext week, 'ciar to graSllUH." "Takin' up a kerlection to get into de cii-kus, ain ye ?" again queried Peto. "No, I ain't - I swar I ain't - I' ve got a pertikler use for that quarter to-day 1" earnostly urged Jake. "Well, I can't negosherate de quarter fer ye to-day, Jakc." "Pay ye back, shore, Pete, ef I don't I hope I may die I" "Yer caƱ't do it, chile, I tell ye ! Dere'e mighty liard times comin' next week - decirkus'll be hyar an'U bankrup' de town. 'Spose you don't remember dat de circus with one elephant lastyear night busted Atlanta, and now dis one's got four - tink o' dat ! - four elephants, an' I tell yor money's gwine ter be skeercer than freedman banks round hyar nex week ! Go 'long, chile !" Aud the child went off minus the cmarter. H


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Michigan Argus