Just In Bad, Justin.

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Just In Bad, Justin. - JUST IN BAD, JUSTIN. McCarthy's Hard Time...
JUST IN BAD, JUSTIN. McCarthy's Hard Time Getting Trousers for Washington Reception. Eagle Bureau, C08 Fourteenth Street. Washington, February 10 Justin Mc- Carthy, jr., of Brooklyn, came to town last night to attend a reception. He Joined Mtb. McCarthy at the New Wlllard Hotel, where she had been visiting Mrs. William M. Calder, the wife of the onlj Republican Congressman from Greatei New York, aud prepared to dress for the reception. Opening his suit case, Mr. Mcarthy drew forth immaculate linen, a spotless waistcoat and dress coat, with all the fittings. But that was all. One Important Item of his wardrobe was missing the. trousers. He appealed to ongressman Calder, to the hotel valet, and to friends In the hotel, In vain. All the shops were closed and it was impossible to secure a pair of new trousers. Even a coBtumer's was called upon, but could not furnish Mr. McCarthy with the proper size. Determined to go to the reception, Mr. McCarthy sent his wife ahead with Mr. and Mrs. Calder, while he proceeded to a round of the news bureaus to see if he could not Add someone who would complete his attire. He found friends in the New York Sun office. John Monk, the Washington correspondent of that paper, telephoned home- to Mrs. Monk. She was asleep, but woke up, answered the telephone, and promised to do as directed. Mr. McCarthy then drove around to Monk's house, Mrs. Monk tossed the trousers out of a window, McCarthy donned then and appeared, radiant and correct, at the reception.

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 11 Feb 1912, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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