How ya gonna keep ’em down on the farmAfter they’ve seen Paree’How ya gonna keep ’em away from BroadwayJazzin around and paintin’ the townHow ya gonna keep ’em away from harm, that’s a mysteryThey’ll never want to see a rake or plowAnd who the deuce can parleyvous a cow?How ya gonna keep ’em down on the farmAfter they’ve seen Paree’
One way was to get a subscription to The Rural New Yorker, a weekly founded in 1841 that was published by the Rural Publishing Co. The magazine continued through the middle of the 20th century. This edition is from 1916 but an extensive archive from its early run can be found here.
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