Observer, Rōrahi XI, Putanga 633, 14 Huitanguru 1891, Page 17
Who is the girl that Dossy was mashing near the :foundry the other night ? W hat about Maggie of Boston Road now, Mack ? Maud, of Gladstone Road, goes with the middies now in port, though she promised the other dear middy that she wouldn't go with any other. How is it that Willie, the saved baker, has thrown •np the Hallelujah lasses and taken to Jessie ? Charlie has been going a long while with Lillian. Remember, boys, there is a large heap of kerosine tins just . across the way. Who is the young chap of St. George's Bay Road who has been in turn training for a priest, a solicitor's message boy, and lastly a handcart man ? What he will be next the Lord only knows. Angus is very sweet on Amber. How is it he always • takes the dark side of the street to walk on r Justyn had three titters with him. He isn't greedy but he likes a lot. High jinks in the Army at Parnell now. First there is a fight, then some fellow gets up and gives a stump speech. The Army have two songs you would like to know. One is : The Parnell Fire Brigade, the Parnell Fire Brigade— The devil comes down for a fight every night With the Parnell Fire Brigade. The other is ■ 0, come ! 0, come ! and go with me, And get a feed of Scottish burragee ; O, come ! O come, and go with me ; O, wouldn't you be a Scotchman ?'