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Men who Miss the Train.

;Floa? arorai'thedeepojesVTO' lßee the Pull- ' : _manscoot, „ ..' r ' ... „ I An' to see the people sc&lnper w*«n'.wiey hear the ingine toot; '. But w'at.makes, the most impreasion on my . somew'at active brain # . !Is the careless men who 1 get there jest in . time to miss the train. ; , An' some cuss the railrok4*con4>*Bjy an*; . ' some loiidly cuss their'starß^ 1- ' ■ An' some jest' gallop down tnfe track an' try to catch the cars ; "■'"- "'-.,. An' some with a loud lasand joke will poultice up their pain: <••■'•*'* '^'4 . " Var'us kinds q' people gejb there jest in time , to miss; the twm; A ,i !?.>>.; ■■''•.

An' there is many deepoa an' flag, stations 'thout'a name ' •'' ,• Along the Grand Trunk Railroad "that leads , to wealth and fame; "/',' An' men rush, to these deepos as fast as they can fly, •'- .' "'.;\ lJ lt( ■ ' . :As t>V train of Opportunity vmtt goes af thunderin'by. ' . :>it'.-'■'■' t!H;The. Grand Trunk RaUroad" :of' Sbccess, ife . ' runs through every clime, x ii! But the cars of OpporUmi^rr'they go on . schedule time, ' ;; ' \ i 'And never are their' brakes reversed—they\ "t won't bftck up again, To take the men who get there jest in time to miss the train. . —S. W. Fobs, in Yankee Blade, :

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Men who Miss the Train., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2415, 1 May 1890

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Men who Miss the Train. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2415, 1 May 1890

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