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TALE DF A ATHINCJ SUIT
THAT'S SIDE SPLITTING
New York, May 15. Does a
perfect lady ever do her house
work in a bathing suit?
Magistrate O'Connor says she
does not. And just to prove Jt,
he soaked Miss Mary Finn $10,
Mary, 34 years old, pretty, bru
nette, plump, and artist by pro
fession, appeared before Magis
trate O'Connor, attached to Po
liceman St. Angelo. Mary's sis
ter, Margaret, was attached to
the other side of Policeman St.
-Angelo, and that limb of the law
was considerably embarrassed.
Margaret was quite conven
tionalry dressed. But Mary's cos
tume was very fetching. It was
so fetching that it fetched a
crowd of several hundred people
in fron of Mary's home at 26
East Seventy-eighth street. The
crowd fetched Policeman St. An
gelo, who promptly fetched Mary
and her sister before O'Connor.
It was a blue bathing suit, cut
decollette, very decollette, and
with a skirt so short that It show-,
ed off the mosj excellent plump
ness of Mary'i nether limbs. They
wereijuite good nether limbs, and
they were covered more or less
by silk stockings.
When Magistrate O'Connpr
heard the ri&t coming into Jus
court', he looked up. Having once
looked' up, he kept right on a
looking. "What's the trouble; officer?"
"Er-er that is -the young
Jady; was creathig,a disturbance,
your honor" said Policeman St.
"How was she creating a dis-'
turbance?" inquired O'Connor,
"Well well you see, your
"I see," said his honor. "Young
woman how came you to be dress
ed in a in a bathingj?uit?"
"Oh," said Mary, lightly, "I
always do my housework in a.
bathing suit. It's so light, and
cool, and airy, as it were'
"They were both dru intoxi
cated, your honor, and they want
ed to box ten rounds, in the
street,' 'interrupted Policeman St
"What have s you to say to
that?" asked O'Connor.
"Oh, thatr said Margaret
"Oh, that!" said Mary.
k "Yes, that," said O'Connor.
"Well, we just had a little ar
gument, and this policeman butt
ed in." J
"$10 each," said Magistrate
O'Connor, "where did vou sav
you did your housework?"
"Willie, do you always brush' .
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