“She Is only a chill cook’s daughter, but she’ll be hot tamale.
Hey Shysock, cracked any cases lately?
Cases of Old Jack Horner, I mean.”
It was the first time any of us had seen Lee Z. Gladstone in Banters, since the announcement of his up-ending marriage to Old Smokey’s adopted daughter, Smokey Jr.
“So when do you get made an honest man?” I asked the intending gloom.
“Too soon, too soon.
Yes, no more farmer’s daughters.
It’s death of a quailman.
But no complaints.
It’s time I settled down and raised a salesforce of my own.
By the buy, you boys seen the new sign on Grinwitch’s door?
She made some deal with Falcon Black, the Malt Teas importer, to market her tarot drink.
The sign reads:’Tea Leaves, Read em and Steep!’
Pie Annie also has a new sign at the Bunadventure Bakery.
“Rising To The Kneads Of Those With A Little Dough And A Rye Smile.’