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Mrs. Goforth’s Social Roundelay

March 2023
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In Part the XVIth, more shall be revealed anent the wonderful plans of the United States Air Trust.

Miss Millsap, of Boston, has dissolved her betrothal to Mr. Jim Eagle Feathers of New Brunswick, who has removed to China. So we hear from Millsap Pere , aboard R.M.S. Celtic avec famille , en voyage to Bayreuth.

Has anyone found a malacca walking cane, with a griffin’s head for the grip? Mr. Parmalee of New York City has mislaid just such, on a walking tour of Connecticut. He would give a sack of allsort nuts to the finder.

H.R.H. the King Regent of Bulgaria, on his late New York City visit, shot a hansom near Madison Square Park, thinking it a cariboo!

Mr. Brack, “the camphor king,” is building a cottage at the Ad-I-Ron-Dacks, said to be modelled after the Braunschweig Palace, only in logs. His new luncheon raft is now abuilding at Bath. It has a pipe organ.

Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt, of Philadelphia, have withdrawn the offer of a $1 reward for return of their Pug dog, after it was found by a maid in the Conservatory.

A grand levee was held by Mr. and Mrs. Smart of Baltimore at their summer camp at Rangeley. Mrs. Smart took the part of Electricity in the tableau, and Miss Smart, of Cuban Maidenhood.

Who can furnish a good recipe for levigated hartshorn?

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