[Gossiper]

Dublin Core

Title

[Gossiper]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-01-28

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Talks with a man who writes gossip for "The Daily Blast" - defaming decent women whom Mr. Bunion likes. Last panel he is thankful for the old valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

137

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-01-28

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

5

Transcription

Man: Don't look around for a minute and I'll tell you something about that woman! Um! I've got something on her that'd jar you for fair! Wow!
/
Mr. Bunion: Why, she's a highly respectable lady, and I know!
Man: What? Say! If her husband knew what I know there'd be something doing, let me tell you! i know! say I've got her history from A to Z! Don't tell me! I've got eyes and can see and am wise!
/
Woman: Oh! How are you, Mister Bunino? Hum?
Mr. Bunion: Why, this is Mrs. Strater. How's your husband?
Man: Wow! That is the woman I wrote up two weeks ago! Um, she does not know me!
/
Mr. Bunion: I know her well. Yes, she's a splendid woman!
Man: She was lucky to get out of that fuss a couple of weeks ago! She was in awful bad until until it was hushed. At that, the Daily Blast printed four columns about her! She's got three children, too, and
/
Mr. Bunion: I don't read the Blast. Man: Nix! Nix! Don't say anything! Eh, here comes a party who was mixed up in that affair you read about in the Blast yesterday. I hear it's not over with yet. She carries--
/
Man: herself very straight and attends church regularly, but she's foxy! She's fooing her husband all of the time, and he, the poor chump, isn't on! I guess that sorry in the Blast stirred him up some. He--
Mr. Bunion: Gracious! She's a perfect woman! Perfect!
/
Mr. Bunion: How do you make a living any way?
Man: Why, I"m going a little writing for the Daily Blast now and then! I've landed some pretty hot stuff lately! I'm on a case now in which a Red Cross nurse is in bad, yep!
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh!..Oh! Oh! How I do love this old valise! Sometimes I detest it. But when I see how low some people must stoop to earn a living I love my old valise!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JAN-MAR 14 1908 Reel 109

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.174

Tags

soceity
women

Files

137-1908-1-28.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Gossiper],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/138.