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WEIRDEST CABARET IN ALL THE WORLD IS
THE "CABARET DE GINK!"
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In the Cabaret De Gink With Artist Parker.
I BY KENNETH W. PAYNE
Cabaret De Gink, July.24,. What!
Don't you know where that is the
Cabaret De Gink?
Why, holy hustling hoboes! There
could be only One CabarefDe Gink
within the cosmic confines! At Coney
Island, of course.
But to elucidate, let lis antedate.
The amazing tale of Jeff Davis, phil
anthropist, philosopher, and king of
the hoboes, shall be recited in all its
Past tense: First there was the
Hotel De Gink, New York's most ex
clusive hostelry. Founded and man
aged last winter by Jeff Davis, and
consecrated to the comfort of all
hoboes. . .
Preterit tense (past perfectly com
pleted) : Next there was the chicken
farm De Gink, way out in the wilds of
Long Island. This institution per
ished in its prime, never to be revived
Present tense: 'Now there is the
summer hotel De Gink with its hobo
cabaret, by far the weirdest, vwooliest
spot in all this Luna stricken land of
Of this matter it was that Jeff
Davis discoursed as he sat with Artist
Parker and me the other night at a
table in his Coney cabaret
Imagine a gas-lit room, gay with
banners gathered from all corners of
the continent. At one side the bar, at
the-other the stags surmounted -wift