|When I was hiking 'round the town to find a job one day,|
I saw a sign "A thousand men are wanted right away,"
To take a trip around the world in Uncle Sammy's fleet,
I signed my name a dozen times upon a great big sheet.
Stung right, stung right, S-T-U-N-G,
Stung right, stung right, E. Z. Mark, that's me;
When my term is over, and again I'm free,
There'll be no more trips around the world for me.
2. The man he said, "The U. S. fleet, that is no place for slaves,
3. One day a dude in uniform to me commenced to shout,
4. One day the captain said, "Today I'll show you something nice,
5. Some time ago when Uncle Sam he had a war with Spain,