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iMJ'S GREATEST CITY IF BARBARIANS ARE BANISHED.
SUCTANJS PALACE TIRE
jnThe Stronghold of Islam and the
the movers were simply swamped
on that"particular day. -
A peculiar feature of the mi
gration this season has been the
Socking downtown that is, the
district from 72d to HQth streets
of thousands of people who
had moved into the many new
apartment buildings which have
been -erected away uptown as far
as 20Qth street.
The subway crush simply got
too much for 'them. There is no
Way of reaching these far uptown
apartments except by the subway
Expresses, and the influx'of peo-p-pie
into-'tfyese new apartments
(T jammed the express trains to a
-r oint where it became preferable
' ' to go back to the older building?
.. a- hundred streets south, which
j can be reached by elevated and
Key to the Orient. .
MAKING IT UP
"hatj" shrieked the visitor,
in an indignant voice. "You're
going to charge me five shillings
ior tnat pokvjitue room l naa
last night Flt'absurd!
"Well, sir," replied the land
lady, "that's our charge, and I
cannot alter it."
The visitor nearly burst him-
-self with wrath.
"Anyhow, I refuse to pay it,"
he went on. "Especially as I
didn't get a wink of sleep last
night. I was walking up and
down the whole time with a rag
The landlady smiled, as'-only
landladies can smile.
"In that case, sir,mshe said, "I
must charge you an extra dollar
for wear of the carpet,"
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