A Wicked Boy Wanted.
Wanted—a wicked boy about fourteen years of age to make a printer's devil of. Inquire at this office. tf
Bismarck Tribune, 4/14/1877
There have been a half dozen responses to our call for a wicked boy and the best of the joke is in the fact that all remind us that the school superintendent says the wicked boys always make the best men, but Henry Whitney, a very excellent boy has been taken on trial.
Bismarck Tribune, 4/18/1877