He bust loose from a travellin' jail on de train comin' from Chicago.
Pass on de train de very nex' wick, was lef' Rivière du Loup.
De train is all made up an' de ingine is a steamin', an' de b'ilers is full.
When dey got to de train to go home, Miss Calline kissed me good-bye and de yankee didn't know what to say.
An' de train rocks so, laik a cradle, dat I done most upsot ...