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You've got -good water, but Cactus
City is better lit up." ,
Zizzbaumled him upstairs to show,
the sample of suits, i
''Ask Miss Asher to' come," he said,
to a clerk.
Miss Asher came, and Piatt of
Navarro & Piatt felt for the first time
the wonderful bright light of-ro-(
mance and glory descend upon him.
He stood still as a granite cliff above
quired 38-25-42 standard a lltfle'bet
ter. She had been t Zizzbaum's
two years, and knew her business. J
Her eye was bright, but cool. Inci- J
dentally, she knew buyers. A
"Now, Mr, Piatt," said , Zizzbaum,
"I want you to see these ' princess -gowns
in the light shades. They will
be the thing in your climate. This
first, if you please, Miss Asher."
Swiftly' in and out of the dressing-
.. "A Dry Martinir" she said to. the waiter.
her, .Piatt reached over and took it away." .
the canon of the Colorado, with. his
wlde-op'eh eyes fixed "upon her. She
noticed .his look and flushed a little,
which was contrary to her custom.
Miss Asher was the crack model of
Zizzbaum & Son. Sh.e was ojTthe
blonde type known as "medium," and
her measurements even wen't the re-
. "When it was set before7
"This is liquor. Vou can't1'
room the prize model flew, each time'
wearing a new costume and looking,
more stunning with every change, r
She posed with absolute self-posses-r
slon before the stricken buyer, who
stood, tongue-tied, .and motionless, v
while Zizzbaum orated Qiliy Of th,e
styles. On' the model's, face, washex;
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