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again. And, bless me;, it he didn't
have aline to speak! "Melud, the
carriage waits," or something like
I wrote Angelica a funny letter,
in my best vein, about "Clara" as
an actor. She didn't answer it.
Then I heard from my mother
that Angelica and Appleby were
I'll admit, now that it's all over,
that the news knocked me silly. I
determined to be a woman-hater.
My revenge would cqme natur
ally. "Clara," of course, wouldn't
make good as an actor. He would
go back to the grocery. He and
Angelica would live in two squal
id rooms. She.jvould grow slov
enly and slatternly wifch.f&e care
of squally babies. She would very
soon see she had made a mistake
in marrying a stage-struck, $10-a-week
Then, some day, while riding in
my caniage, with a liveried
coachman on the box, I would'
pass her in the street. She would
be pushing a go-cart filled with
vegetables and babies. I would
nod politely. And some one would
say: "There goes So-and-so, the
great corporation lawyer." And
then wouldn't she be sorry!
It took me months to rise out
of my despond and take an inter
est in things. I would go to the
theater not one of those popu-j
lar-prited shows, but a real bang
up, tony one. I picked up the
paper and turned to the amuse
ment advertisements and this is
what smote my eye :
Week of Repertoire.
A company of 40 count 'em 4Q
Headed by that Sterling Actor" "
OH YOU MOONLIGHT BOAT RIDE.
The boss hadn't ought to ex
pect a feller to work hard when
he gets back from his vacation.
Don't a guy have to rest up a bit?.