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at 1 otclock, as h,e stifled a yawn. 'Really, you know, you are wat-
ing your time. I would .like to help you, but Mr. Wolgast does not,
cafe for publicity, f r. Jones might see you.'
"Mr. Jones Mr. Thomas Jones is Mr. Wolgast's managerial
"Mr. Jones is a large gentleman wha tries to look impressive.
" 'You may say for me he told the reporters, 'that Mr. Wolgast .
has fully recovered from the effects of the operation he underwent
a few months ago. He is ready and anxious to uphold his title
against all. See Mr. Wolgast personally? I'm afraid that would be
impossible. He is a very busy man, you know, and, besides, he dis
likes publicity. L would like to help you, "but -'
"After the matinee Mr. Wolgast dmei. He succeeded in elud
ing the reporters and returned to the theater.
"Immediately after his performance he was caught at the stage
" 'I have nothing to say,' he said, stonily. 'You willliave to see
Jones.' ' j
"He did not say Mr. Jones. He said Jones.
"Jones was seen again. t
" 'I have it ! he exclaimed, nd called the private'secretary. -The
private secretary sent for his assistant, and said:
" 'Fetch forth No. 937 -
"No. 937 was a flimsy,' typewritten sheet. I ' "
" 'This," Mr. Jones explained, 'purports, to be an interview with "
Mr. Wolgas.t. Use it. You wont need to see him. He's in bed
"The flimsy read: . ,
" 'In conversation with our representative, MK Wolgast, the
world's champioh lightweight pugilist, vho is appearing at the
(fill in nam eof theater), said today, that he
was genuinely grateful to the public' of (fill in-name of
city) for the cordial reception they had accorded him during hi6
for him, all-too-brief visit. 'I look forward,' he said, 'to being abj
p return in, .the not-far-distant future. As long as I liv.e, I shall