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How He Got His "jag."

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I presumo the story about how the man gjot liis "Jag" by dodglng back and forth over the Mexican bordar, is Olfl, but It is too good to be lost. The man. in tho story had a United States silver dollar, and being in Mexico when he feit tho desire lor a drink, he entered a saloon and callad for i't throwtaiig down his dollar In payment. The barkeeper lookod fn his till and seeing he liad no chnmye saïil: "See here, mi's ter, I have 110 small chnngv?, but there i's a premium of 10 pear cent. on your inoney here, so if I give you a Mexican dollar It will make us even." The customciwas satiöfied and was soon again over ïa tlie States. Once inore Ih1comi'ng thirsty he went into a saloon, and strange to say tho same thl'ng occurred at tJiite place. The keeper had no change but there was a premiiim on Mexican money, bo he gave the man a dollar of the United States Mi'nt. So far, then, lie had had two dri'nks and tliey had not cost hi'm a cent. He thought the Bchenie was too good not to be worked and he kept at It uil day. He accumulatrd a lx-autiful "jag" by night and went to l)ed wi'th au American dollar In hte pocket, the sams amount he started with.


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Ann Arbor Courier