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NEW YORK LETTER
New York, Oct. 21. A young
woman with a fluffy whitedog
went into a dyeing and"-cleaning
establishment, to see about get
ting s.pme gowns cleaped. The
porter was going qver the rugs
w;th a vacuum cleaner. He start
ed to make friends with the poo
dle. "Look out," said the girl,
"Flossie has flea"
"I can fix that," said the por
ter. "You hold her a minute."
The girl held the dog and the
porter ran the vacuum cleaner all
over Flossie's anatomy.
"Now," he said, "you have the
dog and we have the fleas.
A doctor over in Flatbush hired
an Irish odd-job man to rake his
lawn and sweep the walks. When
he came home he found his em
ploye with a slight case of hic
coughs, and the work carelessly
"O'Rourke," he sa?d, "I call
this a bad job. Look at that walk,
all covered with gravel and dirt."
O'Rourke wiped his mouth with
the back of his hand, wavered
slightly, and responded, "Sure,
doc, there's many a bad job ,of ,
yours covered with gravel and
dirt." ' I
A New York theatrical man,
called to Boston, took the boat in
order to dodge the crowds trav
eling pack anej forth on the trains
for the world's series.
The night turned out very fog
gy. The boat proceeded slowly
her fQg-hjgrn peeping; up a dolor
fn moaning oijl of llic jmjikx
void. Voices ot ofhcera calling to
ppe anotrjer, reached the passenyt-.'
ge,rs in tpeir staterooms.
The New Yorker, accustomed-sj -
Jo thp fpg qf the sound, was witu
ing a letter jn liis 1 opm when lie
heard a plaintive voice in tire
room next tp his, evidently ad
dressing a traveling companion.
ine speauer was unmistaKamv
ap Englishman. "I say!" he auav-f
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knoy, there ought tp be a Jes
terrifyjng way of getting to Bos
"Why does, Brown go around
so shabbily dressed? Is h.e hjini
un ?" "No, he's very prpsperqus
But he can't get a taijor in, town ',
to measure him. He's too tickjy " j fc
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