From the August 1948 magazine.

Barley Corn

She Raises Cain

"Havin' a awful time at home," complained a Stew to his bar companion. "M'wife raises Cain whenever I come home late. She hears me takin' off my shoes in the bedroom, an' the riot starts."

"S'no problem," scuffed his friend. "Do what I do. Get shoes off at the bottom of the steps. Take your clothes off, too--saves time. Roll your shoes inside the bundle an' creep upstairs quiter'n a mouse."

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