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You've got gffod water, but Cactus
City is better lit up."
Zizzbaum led him, upstairs to show
the sample of suits. fc
"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
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ter. She had been at Zizzbaum's
two years, and knew her stusinssA
Her eye was bright, but cool.' Inci
dentally, she knew buyers.
- "Now, Mr. Piatt," said Zizzbaum,
"1 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."
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"A Dry Martini," she said to the waiter,
her, Piatt reached over and, took it away." .
. "When it was set before,
"This is liquor. You can't,
the canon of the Colorado, with his
wide-open 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. She was of the
blonde type known as "mednim," and.
her measurenients even went the re-1 styles. On the model's face was1 hex;
room the prize model flew, each time
wearing a new costume ami looking,
more stunning with every, change.
She posed with absolute self-possession
before the stricken buyer, who
stood, tongue-tied -arid motionless,.
white Zizzbaum. orated oilily of-the
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