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[A Round of Drinks]

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Title

[A Round of Drinks]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-09-17

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Man wants to spend money, buy his friends a round a drinks, but no one will let him. Mr. Bunion tries to convince him to let him hold the money in his valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

118

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-09-17

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Gosh! There's a fellow who wants to get rid of his money! Huh! I'll go in and see him! That's me!
[out of panel] I want to get rid of it! Let me spend it!
/
Crowd: Never mind him!
Mr. Bunion: Ah! He's with friends! He's got a hundred dollars in his hand that he says he doesn't want.
Crowd: Give us a drink quick! Yes! Hurry up!
/
Crowd: I'll pay for this. Keep still! Will you?
Man: Can I or Can I not spend this money?
Crowd: No! No! You can not. I'll pay this! No! I will pay!
/
Crowd: Come back here! Your money is no good!
Man: If I don't spend this I'll burn it up! Destroy it!
Crowd: You are with us tonight. Your money is counterfeit!
/
Crowd: This is on me this time, you hear?
Man: Let me! Please let me spend this hundred! Will you?
Crowd: I'll pay for this. No! Me!
/
Man: They won't let me spend a cent and I'm sore! I'm good and sore! I don't want this money, and if I can't spend it, I'll tear it to pieces and throw it away!
Mr. Bunion: Come with me. I can--
/
Man: I know all about that old man, give to charity, eh? no! I want to guy a round of drinks for that bunch with it. They won't let me and I'm going home. I'm sore! I've got plenty money--
Mr. Bunion: Let me hold it for you, if its too hot to
/
Man: No! I'll hold it, it's not too hot to hold! I just want to spend it! I'm going against a wheel and make a roll--
[HOPE]
Mr. Bunion: Say! I've got a valise here that nothing will harm! Put your money in it 'til morning. What do you say?

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, AUG-OCT 1907 Reel 107

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.192

Tags

alcohol

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[A Round of Drinks],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 21, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/118.