In the same "Billy" article, the Asbury Park Daily Press, 11 November

1899, pg. 3, cols. 3-4:

But they never fazed him. I think he must 'a' wore steel undercloze.

But he evened up in the end, all right, all right. He got the girl an' the

coin an' was set free with a nice clean shave an a button-hole banquet. He

wuz the real doughnut, and no mistake.