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[The Bill to End Dull Care]

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Title

[The Bill to End Dull Care]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1905-11-02

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

The bill to end Dull Care.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

31

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1905-11-02

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Politician: Now, if I am elected I can adjust all this. If I am elected, I will put that valise away, for you, forever. I will have a law passed to abolish it and demolish it. If I--
Mr. Bunion: Well, ah, say! You will be elected if my vote will do it. I'll vote for you.
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Mr. Bunion: Huh! Vote for him? Well, I guess yes! He's my kind of candidate, ha! [VOTE HERE]
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Mr. Bunion: One nice big fat cross right here over his name. A straight vote!
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Mr. Bunion: I see you're elected! I congratulate you.
Politician: Yes. Thank you. And the first thing I want to do is what I spoke to you about.
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Politician: Now, you want to rid yourself of Dull Care as it were--
Mr. Bunion: As it is! Not, as it were. Yes, pass some kind of a law to demolish it or below it to pieces anything, so long --
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Politician: How is this? Bill 711. And Act whereby it shall become a law. Be it herein and hereafter so considered unlawful for the state to force Mr. Bunion to burden himself with valise "Dull Care" any--
Mr. Bunion: Good! Great! Make it a law! Go ahead!
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Politician: If I can have this made a law, Bunion will be a happy man the rest of life. I'll now go in here and make the speech of my life for Mr. Bunion. [State Legislature] [Bill No. 711.]
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Legislators: We are members of this here state legislator after a careful parasol of bill number seven eleven don't see as how we can make it a law and abide by our constituents. No we can't see nothing to it.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, SEP-NOV 13 1905, Reel 098

Tags

politics

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[The Bill to End Dull Care],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 23, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/31.