Willie stopped a cable car
While standing on the track.
It gave his system quite a jar–
His sisters now wear black.
Published in Such Nonsense! An Anthology, New York, 1918.
And here’s an earlier version:
Sammy stopped a cable car
By standing on the track,
Which gave his system quite a jar–
Sam’s sisters now wear black.
Life, Vol XXX, Number 783, New York, 1897.