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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 4

The Wager

The Wager.

« Moxie » is another character on the Chicago Herald. He challenged the proof-reader's decision on a question of grammar, and the reader produced a $10 bill to back his opinion. Moxie fled, and returned to his dis, and finished his lift. Then he suddenly jumped off his stool, exclaiming: « By jove, I'll just take that bet, anyhow. Who'll lend me $10? » He didn't bet.