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Mrs. Christy's Bridge Party

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,172 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 540
Added to site: 2007.12.23 19462
Genre: Short Story

woman joining the group, "that, that company had opened offices of their own all through the city this year and they will not hereafter connect houses with the District Telegraph offices, so you see their service is going to be a hundred per cent. better than it has ever been before."

"You better wire your house, Mrs. Christy," said Mrs. Danielson, "you'll feel perfectly safe then. An awfully funny thing happened to me when ours was first done! Mr. Danielson neglected to have my signature on the coupon and I came up from Newport and couldn't get into my own house! I was raging at the time, but when I thought it over afterward it convinced me how secure the protection is."

"Was it really true that your care-taker took boarders in your house while you were in Europe a few years ago," asked Mrs. Norman, turning to a newcomer who had joined them.

"Yes, we had it wired the minute we found it out. It put a stop to that sort of thing!" returned the woman emphatically.

"I never heard of su

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
Leah A. Zeldes

This dig at New York society must have been very funny in its day, but its day has passed.



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