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The invasion .of St. Alphonsus' Church, imWest Broadway, New York
city, by a body of jobless men, headed' by I. .W.' Wvgitators. Police locked
the church doors and arrested the ' entire .crowd. Several Protestant
churches had previously be'en -invadfed; by .the meri.'who demanded, and ob
tained food and lodging. In St. Alphonsus' ' 70h$rh'?alarge body of wor
shipers were kneeling in.pajser at a special pejten-' service when the in
vaders entered and. flocked up the aisles. . " '. ' "" '", .
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Waiter (to Town Councillor, who is
furtively feeling the edges of the
knives arranged on the banqueting
table) It's all .right, Mr. Brown.
Every one of 'em has been sharpened.
Town Councillor (moodily) Ah wor
looking for a blunt 'un; ,t' last time
Aw wor 'ere Aw cut my uiouuiS"
"Yes,. I 'certainly advertised for, a
valet," said' the "gentleman, in reply
-to 'the" man ph the look-out for a
berth; "but you're as old as the hills."
"Well, sir,!' .answed the applicant,
."begging your pardon; aren't valleys
always'as oWas'the' hills?"