(Mr. Haley has a crush on Queen and talks out loud to convince her to stay)
Mr. Haley: In this river, niggers go up north in my ferry with nothing to package but broken dreams. Besides, what's up north but cold weather and cold hearted yankees?
Ferry user: There's jobs.
Mr. Haley: There's jobs down here. Old master Jerry is looking for a new kitchen maid. But everybody wants to go up north.