You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters

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CHAPTER VI
THE BUSHER BEATS IT HENCE

Chicago, Ill., Oct. 20.

FRIEND AL: I guess may be you will begin to think I dont never do what I am going to do and that I change my mind a hole lot because I wrote and told you that I and Florrie and little Al would be in Bedford today and here we are in Chi yet on the day when I told you we would get to Bedford and I bet Bertha and you and the rest of the boys will be dissapointed but Al I don't feel like as if I should ought to leave the White Sox in a hole and that is why I am here yet and I will tell you how it come off but in the 1st place I want to tell you that it wont make a diffrence of more then 5 or 6 or may be 7 days at least and we will be down there and see you and Bertha and the rest of the boys just as soon as the N. Y. giants and the White Sox leaves here and starts a round the world. All so I remember I told you to fix it up so as a hack would be down to the deepo to meet us to-night and you wont get this letter in time to tell them not to send no hack so I supose the hack will be there but may be they will be some body else that gets off of the train that will

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 3
  • Introduction 5
  • Contents 17
  • Preface 19
  • Chapter I- A Busher''s Letters Home 21
  • Chapter II- The Busher Comes Back 51
  • Chapter III- The Busher''s Honeymoon 83
  • Chapter IV- A New Busher Breaks In 117
  • Chapter V- The Busher''s Kid 153
  • Chapter VI- The Busher Beats It Hence 187
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