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.i"'.U~ .... I~.. _ •...... and at six. ". ..'. . ao'. e "resn t essay was r-eceived by tile editor of 'this magazine on the l6dl of June.[' ." .. '.. "111 OX~~lS 11 r carefully arranged grounds to the Director.. ~ Time: th~" 'F.'. The incessant ringing is.~ 'V:r'"" rr.'... pamee 'me".. "..' th ~ '. Y'O'U. ···~rl:~"~~'~ L . ..~..'.any case.. "~Ipropose th.:~'E ...~~...'. After some deliberation.~ '. dl thi" ] ment 'W'J]d.U. 'trick.. any further information. iv€W ..~.il granite monument witb the: image of the departed was unveiled [at 'Central Union Square. ~. '_ nave th~ it. fo'rward three samele copies to voe " y. hp. . .'~ l~~" !!I.. I was surprises [and even offended. raid': "&.' . :'':.... r . 'Ill'-!' ".?'n L~ .~'. .... will have no objection ~w f 1 ' the ir .~:t. )'!!' '~.. _'..'R"P':·S'. Wha t do h' you. ] could not help. began at one-thirty.1 ean not conceal having accidentally come across an arrangetI...:fi.~. 0" rry . _: ._. 'which our contrac'E with the Resarrection Co. h aCCOfUUl..xcuange 17~ me '~J".' .." '[. II" ~ .1"\. seemed appropriate to the occasion..garo.IJ_ :. D10 :0[0:1 pUlbUsb your Impressions before June ~. "In . told him. = B' Courier ~ which wi. ..'.. u. the' envelope. . .~ . I... the Reverend Tiberius 'Q. ..' . have to ~y . UIH... AiT-'IO"""N<".~ . : ~ '~ ... ~.".--." It appeared to be: the time 'to playa trick for 'which] am grateful to my dear friend i:o.e following deal.llF le.~ '.e C::'O"':. . w.._ ..... h louse m ..." '~:'':''~'. th e do"0' 'r' W'!'JI'I'!' ope' n answ ered the directc r curt.:' :'.. consulting 'the director about this incident "Although I aim.'- ':' . you..'. wUI 'have the sensation of 'the year with your article.o. .. ll.. Unformnately. .~. 'IN. In return.".. ll.:_J.' "..J'. New York.' L ~ . ~ the p'[ reser _"~ .J>e.able 'to appreciate and esteem your facilities.~_ .. That: is the da!y 5 on. ..~.'':" ~ ~ ~. maae you desecrate tnrs sanetmecd 'p"ace with [8. ' • ]I: ~ ". " I "" I 'S' ..898".." ill remarked.. pointina out that.. 0'" :'.. accordion' 'to the postmark on.. he replied.. .8. ..' '. ' -.. ~ tI.··' ~D"A.l. represent th '. ~. friendly mortuary. Gravemaker's apartment ~. at four o 'clock ...e Director's report._"_ . o 'cloek a.' ~':" l' ." 'd'i I·[:!e)e>...g to you immediately ~ You can be certain that .aii""e 'th'· .". This was a. J. a!".ubhou:se was opened in.which. telephone booth? I noticed that the one in the morgue near 'the cba:pel is broken. 4~.l.'." ... . tne provisioas :1 felt the urge to express my amazement regarding the cleverly and hi ~ast wui anid' testament... ~~'.-.UceWltl. tne nonor to. .:1 Wh:aJ'..:e "'d'I'11 .i:II " . . while not 'v.""'" "..- •... ~ .:_.. ] can not give you. ~'" . n eo .w 'C..~. 'CJ. quite disturbing.. But ait the moment m was about to.:~ -'.. ~. . "'/11: .~"'K"'~'O::'TljA 'tr-.l.U appear on th._[.[C. 1. Ii 'I' '..0:1\.".:I.' . by [an unpleasam impression. r' "I am" .r: [ .0U Wl p erm it 'me to. "As you wish.~ .. ire an articte to th· newspapers 'I i\. --.[L_ th . expires..eIY noble in nature.' .•. ." I..• - i .e front page 'tomorr-ow morning with th .r-'"" .'I am sorry 'to. .".. :new cJ.j..ea In.. who lived in the upper story of this.' recuo : . I think: it is worth.~n.. .o'. ·1' "dl __ith . '. l. I wi U disclose eve'I)"lhi:n. bll:." Before I proeeed with th..1.. Die Bes: :'Y.'~" "'1" .ave in mlDr_.. ..th'L. W1IL[ . Lewisson.'~t·.: .[. step into the elevator. 1:. . -~' .!I_~e .:. _ .D"":ES E~C·'iD .. . "Our guests usually do not nosiee it otherwise. J ass.~lmes.l_.'"_.

harehol.·1 -I". deceit.. .Ii'-. '11"'[ hon orab le··· and lth v.ra . ''r' s~~oc l_. ... s. l I ". C-](CL.: s. _.... eo ares. .g corporation with. The' issue 'was debated.gt. u it . . the nails tom off and there were bruises and wounds on the knees.. it was a suspicion which.' r··~·.· r t!tJii Q th: e allotm "". . .-·' appeaseme '-'.. 7.. -:.uicide"among them the Deputy Mayor L 'D-" f h Ch h C' ll ._..masses bv emp . l i . hours. and shoulders..The Director fulfilled his promise as... The daughter of a high school headmaster threatened the director of the syndicate 'with ltil.. times on the stock exchaege." '[._~ 'VI. order of the' court because he 'was :Strongly' suspected of perjury" irre. It 'W" 1. ~ :~.I~I of last y..:.o!' .'lion decided t-o invest ..h: I.g~ .-. me '. .-.. .•..iO one I~'. shares of the new corporation.'. c :·!Y. .JllDlcrs. . 'The level of anxiety increased from befitting at first: to senselessness.: If.-.l_ .' sougn y .' was shockin -. 'Suicide.".msid era "t:~IO··.. ah ~J~ earlier W· exhum bv -ied we~~filh: man 'W' h 0-' ' 'h·.UJi.::1 "I It knew what to do. 'c·. tamed out: to be weU.A nervous agitation spr-ead throughout the C.'mehasizin this judgment of Divine Providence had been called forth 'by lome of the crimes.. ..'. much as possible the distressing: period between the demise of a. the survivors call again take' up their occupations undisturbed.~ ~'J u.g . . 2'4'~.b 110W':-' -"~ ': . The idea of the enterprise appeared to be simple and convincing.1'ty es the case became knowi -T'h~' . Telephones and electric hens would. .aU available.. d ~ ~d~ N and the Director '0.u·hil'C'.. This certainly laudable effort harbors a dancer.:~glF the.": '-..-.: '-I '!l "~.i'!' ~"I. 'be: connected up 100 the ]ines and each cus tomer could not only report to the administration instantaneously :i f the occas ion. ""'.".....:.....0 Wll .. "". arose.l]J l~. funds in... deemable falsehood.""n _..asszmg mar .I.:. u.:. U\ I " . revolver because she had not: been given ··llll' . Each buried coffin was to be Iinked via. '1'.:'.. tne C ~U!f\CJl ••.0'1:. ere..founded.""!II~iI. 'Within two.."::: .. _l~~~"...lJ... 1Ii.~I~_~~'y.din..·~I~_ ..~ .1""1) &..~}:..:~ .a..l . ken.g'··:b···... 'Wb. Tile look: of 'the c'o'qlse '... ".Il.'.. the moment when.. ::[J I 1-- '-: ..Ji... .'='"~\''' .Ai bee n b ....t._ .. '" mried ._~ilUl . Ml~.~I v .fV. but could also give the: . II: 'was evident that the man had been buried alive' .admini. am undertaking was silently organized which promised to dispel file horrible contreversy in one stroke: the Dakota and Central Resurrec- 'lion Telephone and Bell Co.A few of the most respectable citizens committed :s. th rt'·h·· xnewn.50.'-'." ~_'~_.:stra."!tJii d. .. ..' corpse of :8'. [11"-" '_ '-I.'.. ouncn commttter sutctde. and.p:ital was oversubscribed fourteen.Y souzht ."..''. of the deceased. . electric cable with tile admin ~ istration building. .1 1IIp'.He~newspaper oolumnists fed for months off the wildest suggestions.. Unfortunately. .1~jt1ii4t 0". follows: ~AU of our facilities are guided 'bY' the princ ip le of shortening as. The prospectus brought unparalleled success..I~ce d se..).!1 ". a. Ju'i"Y".000 dollars capital. membel' of society and..9'-I~O..·...r.. pandering. :..P. On. . __8S.>._... The life insurance company and the orphan . the initial c.~~~~l~ I .l .

tan its apparatus for a two year period._" .1I1I1iO' "..~.t h-.g_. so much the moore given that no other [cease of premature burial [cropped 'up during the course of nearly . ~..~....[0"[0' '~ -I' ~.t ·'1rI~..... ..1. " . ~ . The: legislative body of 'the corporation resolved by a great majority that the introduction of these safeguards should 'be obligatory. at once the' city administration granted the Resurrection Co...IO"" tha .7l/2.--··· __ ~ -.liS ... _ . 'J!!I 1- '."" -- - ~"~ - - - il" - - ~ - ..tb' ~..Ion :.roug " "e 13 1~lfj: 0. l.~ h' ~.-" .' _n SJ). 'my :picture in all. .""T ]'so.. _-~'._ •.[h. evenine i . 'lJ'.Jc~.X. :11. :..1:0": :810 unbelievable state of disarrav After t-'.~..'.'".. with fear only 'to finally sue[~nnb '1~~Onervous". wea'e. mt 'In-. of Then an unexpected in. .. 1 1 __ -'J]II.."". •• 1.' -' -".. ."". ~I__['~_..1.~_.and th ....1. '16.[.. "._ .ue '. ~.!iii... " andNr.r~'h-·~lde··rs·. ".. ear...'. -'" C '" . a 'de b . I 't"tI".IL." '. . J' • "".a. . ~.~ .. _.e .-'9·~·.-. . already reached numbe~ in 'l\t.. C. ' . mths.-'[.-...0__ ~_po. ~d" . . IJUt." I"" "l.-. ~ b ~_' xesurrecnon ·C"' [ dent in."..!o) • "f.~_.. 'my' ..L...ILl.J]. Mr._- ".-( .1.findlnas. .• as uc: .eo: ' 11"._~_ ..pa:nlJ~.~ ~ ~~~~ ~~__ u~_-..on and they :placed.a1 'tOJpuoncrze . The electrieat aenaratus worked to Ylr perfection and only . .:e Wl. ' ': .ng 'eac h.[Ut~cS and Ie" ~..dsam...d..~-~..~ :. _. '.g-'... "I -""._..' d[-:~'"rd ~-.'ThT'[":':.on IC.'~_ .' .v. ..~'. .-~----.. ~ gil. He was a gaunt old gentleman who had long inspired his tenants....".~ -'. . -' '.L:Is. -.'" it .0..'..WI 'h~. p:lire[.~ . O'_' . ..__. . recnon C' ..1v. 1 .. you can rest ..rs d enl 'bl~ '..~-<\g!..D1. l .69. and. ' .II -- '. and his family. .r '. ' ro. ' j _..J - ._I '--"'.'-'ll: ..~~ ~ ~ ~.' . ..Co'.... . R'~~s'l!1mc: '~l'· iiIi'[~.'1".' .'" -'d Jill]...a([~d. ~['. Someone reported to me shortlv after. The swlteh that had. ." I assumed that something was wrong with the wiring .'v·. . ..I__-_.. . t ..:..'" . 0 ::.ve.~__ ~"~.- . y.. ~ :~' -.. ""I ...J..'[.. -·a-~·· "..' [ c..'.r that CIL~_. -~.'. Ou . . _ .nd.JI·ll. . .me '275 dollars..:'t'h' QrIo. ~m.. th ~ . ~ _ =_ showed ~lL~ normal disposition 0. ~..[ .'.enlt occurred.. eterv ~..es~__ ~ h' k Co p[ri. __ .peopJJe .' t.. -j... -~ " . '['. _.U.the morning pa:pers W'l"t:~ .-ih....' "0: .t..• L 1 .cid.'I I."'~. "" .. ll1:i~rou.ap.6 necessary orders '(. 'Mr. :S. . ..s ulted:"". . Two_ tbou~a:·nd fi.On of.0 'his doctor" his banker.VU .... th[e 1"S " con . = --= ~ JJ"[I . 'The 'R . -~-~' for _... : ~.e ~'~THP"~"E·-''C·:E:M~' .e d . j . .. '_-' ... ...~'-. W' __ 'g.• .t' ~.. the exclusive right to ins. '. W3So..IJ~ certain Johnson whom :1'had known personally.6. in need of small repairs.'-' '.. I. .noted .- ~~_[~w •• _ ••••••• [. 0 r'~e':.:.-. II .~.u:se~s. e 12.'.. ..y . '_ ".. e'velung III th e c._.'A'~'" t· the sam..-~ 1 __ ..-.I.ne.~. !'..- - -I' - - .'- ..111Imi[(:III.p--O-·'' D.r[' "".O~·-f" Nr :6.year... co. This. -..-.-. heard .[e' -h'" .. notified the 'H"'~spoke ~ ti·" is the m'"'l~ 'W~ll_~l [·e-s-e' . ..l. _. inhabitant . . 0... .. _D ~ '... ·'~'I ".~...e1ople's anxiety dwindled. ~ ~ .'~ _" "'_"_' ~' . lUI.~." .. Number 1.~el'S. .. ' .~ . - _ ~~Vl~ ~ _~_~ . U.. 11. ':. u'l.~ ~~1i. 1-69' r.~d.uep oraeie 'Inet_' -'".~.~_. :-:'. .'H"i' .+f'.~_e<~_y..ICfie:we..v ~~ _ ~ .. -... u' ·nted ..: .iOI__ 'I' ':-'" ·-~"h.h-l.-..'"1 -". I ::': '...JI.':':·:.lll. art . III lU . .' . ~i .[I[..'. - . Tilte commission~ ond'erea an exnumaad-I ffi'" I ...electrician :~. "f. '-'.e."' ' I . • __ 1 •• < •• -. '·:h' t"h-\~ . _' _::. alreadv "been resting in the-'.t. bad .._ _. They .~[~. . -_-~ .n. .. ._. the R esurrectioi .. ..... "..m.r ..' h "t the h in.vn.[1 '_ a ~e a __ been ringing in~ short inte rvals. 0 >'.t~'ih-' .! exp·"I. .-~-_ . "-'--"".' '..[at Mr: • Johnson .' :.assure:[_· t~a. ~_ __~_ ~_ :'e ~ __~.. ays h[~" ree'-d u_.. j.' . Jobnson_ 'was"-.:.•.n. .'.'R':".. t" -.-1':[ .I". ce .-. ~ TI hev ".Y.'~I-:-'no more" .. number astounded me because by that time we had..esurrec ." ' ""' " .- " "I 1.e •• -"-st ..-~ .."' " .~ -" . 'N0······. /W'... .." .t"h~~.. bun. IT'·'·· .~ \O'IU·lc:'!~ .'iL.. soi tie of the officiallvJ established~.-ea rt. ~.admlni:strati.~ '1. ' ..e._ .._. Johnson .[c~ their stocks sank on the exchange from 45'9''to ]. :iilJ.1 N":1:'.. . ""'. ~l _ -~ v ~ ..~.I__:-' __[~ti_"c_' _' H~_~J. l = _. th" .' 'W .i_~ yy.".rd that for the first time a bell_ had L) -~ . " "' . ~-... .a. _"~_' '_'" . '. . ..> .' d [c. "lS but to no e._ :f]'-(I·'s'hed _ ..I.us. '1[' . -I' . 1 'I tomary mtervets . .ruan f ~ _. h ~. ~ 'frrrom r[~turn..ll! -. Februarv 23. n' ~ .. _~ _. Se:ha· - .. . ' been thrown li:l.0 .~ a who had boon buried for moine months.. .-·. -'..a.FI th ~_eoommenUi1J.'~-~' ~ ... ."_ effect.'" •.-. .rrelts . nine mo__ .' '."' . ~ut~irn:" the . In the' mean~J . ~ . v..--~~ . ~" .!W- IUIli. .:Ulir. ~""e r ommendatiot 0. was 0. '.. . t '.." ... 'cu..y-.~.. _.·· ..- "". P. • ' . '. ..' .....' I.-:._LI_e __.' . .".:':.. .:' ""... U ~ .'~..: ~[c I ' '.a. ~_ __ . the [coffin was.-_-:. ....-. ~_~..u. II.'~ ascertained m fIIMi-~'J jo u.a~ 11:"[ . --l "~...(ii'~'[~-. an "'art' ·h[' """1" . U.·· a'W' U... was.t'b. . ..'.lnl.b"'. u.~.d-I ..~ -~..'-" : -.... d -h tune. '-.i.~' -. ' I I. ". tion .~:~.'_ '_' ."~< exnlained the damazes awav and charaed.:~ ..." . .'F N·'II::"CR--'O' ":.0': aoft' .~. ". L_~eres__In t~-' '-'.II!.11 f·-· ... __ '.·"'---c= JL_~gup ILe grave l~ 'I~' I"~ I' '.m.. n ...¥" g~' ~_ . 1-'. done __ ..~.~ dusk on .'llE· -'I" E-'R"'Y':'" MU:i"'iR~··"D·:'ERE-'" :R-": 'O-'-. a._. :'e' ". I me e my or f r '1report. SI.an00"·lia tel.\.... 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'whose interests bad to be considered next..' .. Miss Simms stopped ringing as soon as she realized that verbal inter. ]'" J ohnson's reburial.ll'~ :.. . '.... the religiou s~'party W""·'Q[:·'-:. I .. ~ '. I...' I ." :J 0)' :.. .~_.1 complete d ..g~ the c. = .·'. . .." ".... .. ne v er 'b. him.:. ..et them... .. . lalLJi..97'" . nings at the usual time.v'. She too had already been witb.·:.'..~ L I CI._ -IJL~ '&I~I· ~.[C·.what's' the' matter?" '1 asked..1''''' M" J' ohnson's ten en Ji]" .._1 . balls. reminded me of Mr. 'But with..". soon..' 'I lb 1 . uu. ll. Perhaps fourteen days after .0"'" '... :1. b ~1:V'en.. might not distn-rb the holy 'rest of the .. Fo ilo-wing the new office directives of the commission. In addition.~LJ. _."" I .··. interested persons held a protest demonstration. ~ .Ie 11'~IV[!~d' had .·..IlIA)' ••.. in return aur administration let itself be 'misled into makin . the . c. -. I'l] be damned if it did not answer' 'Hello' quite clearly out of the appa ..··:e.~~ . llll~ .sp['ns... .. like glass.. "a· not been in de isnensable._ . iii . •• c ... '. although I took the proposhion of dialin..~~.'..".. .i. hollow-cheeked..."".. now' we are obligated to l. "iWe'II~. Number 28.. omoes I~I. .Ii. made with the' company whereby it: made 50.. U. thrown D'p' the question whether the subterranean telephone network. par'· taking 0 f a better life as a 'ridiculous if not frivolous idea.II. I instructed my inspector to call Miss Simms by' telephone... 'be serviced by 8! specially trained employ ee.". .. -'. Wb~. U ']'" '_' !t!Ii'!lf~ !Ii.~ ""b" al .:W:Hartenaa 67 district Wl" ''''"'..'." IkJ . u~. months. Johnson's resurrection . 'be. E h f' ..!·· UC'.~.. attached no great importance to M'f.wn·'·"· .city "':1'. . .!\r. : ..~ o.1'O·r[f[e'3C... to the government..u. the Theosophical Club already had.' . ..t[e!ranswered me? "':1 would like 'be: connected.•• . The next case was 'more serious. ~ .t·. would . a hollow thorax" . the eyes popping out of his head. have meant . .I .. know' what that old .~. sio[. with Number 1.""1i" 1.. Both the clergy and... I... Y .1y c..". n' .... . . ot contract...1:" ~ :1. "Well" 'I called and put the telephone 'to m.~' f' .! . _ - . where . HI • U!WV\oU. u.l" ear and [.\... .1.' .000 dollars available to the press and pledged 'to remove all telephones within the next fourteen days.. l .ail!. n the day and "thatis the thing of most danger to us" An agreement was..9..."was in a predicament this time.1. !l:rQ.n·that these accursed rinsers could .ilHI.:e"· """u..va ~a ~~ ~. . us for several... ~ .--t~i' I l-_!l IJI:~r'~~' l""! •. rams.~.I .. . '. 'tb: :e······· ~~a·. TIley could not agree 'to remove the' eleetriIe be Is~. ..e back "I' P~~ and e '... ~ ] went down myself and I screamed into the telephone: [~"BY' devil.1 d' aenon W'8S no ionger possnne.p". those who s:urviv[ed. ·.And do you.(I new correspondent .. I 'would not have given two cents 'to save my job if 'my work as an election agent in.Il. mace 1... Inconceivably..v company. Johnson. '8' .IJ.... s tha .e iusnector cam.:..l~ 'I· ....~a. a voice as if 'from.:'.·..LI .. what do you the: want?" '. n·o the Inc ident . •. llle.ad.. I: can only say that his look.·~ll: .1. Yo:-U' should 'h'a'¥'~' seen how th.s: a lady who 'fo:r some time had been.~ becam 11... .. .. d isconnectedd Wlt~out a :pen.' ~~.':'·'··'~n:· ·.'._ut ..u: ... solueion 0 the u. ~ The Resurrection Co. Miss Simms (who in life' bad not enjoyed any special reputation or particular calling [RuJJ) rang eve.._._.u. [· .""llil! .

. f or example.e range of their complaints.68 D'i.e Resurrection c». third needed. wife of about th:i~."'" • .Q!L I .S··~ 1. became aware of this she was.n example of particularly scandalous interference _ in. ple • see what . a.. . Hopkins would.sons advanced to the state of half-mourning too [early" She rin."r " . he '" Her [~"~ ':ul.~ .. OO. ..~ sists even until today involves."'P·~·l·:C."' " . .. It 'was easy to.-ivors W. spo ...Ia. 'been. i.two years old.J!.... ... the customer bad. sometimes in. ."Jil .:II 11 d' morning.. 'The ben went haywire scarcely three months.·:'U". himself heard.·'. account of a defect in 'the drainage equipment.n[. after the burial.A an d tl. the fourth had earthworms.am earlier incident. Mr.· ... They discovered that . the i 'I . 1'1 'was 'to be: expected that: she: would find devoted admirers. • ~ = .. this sad development was initiated by a completely routine ease. had become rickety. successor 'with the short and long intervals of a type of 'Mo'ne code. 'One goy caned up because his iron door wasn ''I: closed. .gs up' between six . .S au.." ~~ 1. ~.gh~. 'tile afternoon" but: mostly in the evening . When M:r8..angry relative had laid a myrtle wreath on the grave in a spiteful allusion to ." " l 1 Il."[" . with the gravestone inscription.. ~... along with private wishes and grumblings. . . hut this incident resulted 'in 'Our customers. ~U'... Hopkins.A writer is not: satisfied. only during miny weather. visits of her husband . ...:.. For now' they came from.ru to one of m'.. calle _"~sometimes ]0.. A.. inconsolable. "".". ~-.. .I":Y. . one woman. .. . As :1discovered later.and eight daily. th... 'S·"" . ulnlS[nS 0 their survi vors in. be the least justified in 'taking offense. family friends felt that of all people Mr.. was ._ . ". __ . It soon became apparent 'that it had been a mistake to pay heed to these complaints. .ou. [The tasks of the cemetery staff bad tripled in one season... another ":8 'bench.te'h 1. . qu ite .am . .1. 'whom :1do not hesi ~ tate 'to name for this reason. finds 'that 'her four step.v .~e..'" 0". remarkably enough.. . strongly' predisposed to rheumatism The defect was immediately remedied and there 'was 'peace and quiet yet again." . left behind a. [The final stage in._ . and 'the daily workload had incr-eased. "".":eo•. and.. "a.'~ between the jeatous outbursts f ner o. lll-!l-ile..ulC.._ .il. all sides.··'Ii~ commissions and o [I: issions of _ .. An older unmarried. inehidina th.". It ccurred.... The: ramblings of a neighborhood cat was enough for some eustomers to alarm 'the administrators in the middle ofthe night.'... woman signaled CODS'tautly for 11. fourfold.. the old 'woman down... . .• .' " . It happened that the mound bad been waShed away' on.1IV1I. .1iI "'Il.u .JiJI. . _..·O".0 recognizable reason. 'V'....'" 'U .'. .-. . fh ...' "'!I. 'The coincidence O. A telephone administrator rings.. the'.i~ :"". . ~. fresh gravel. ...five year old and very w[e:althy 'man... There was nothing 'to do 'but notify the' survivors in the nicest way possible.r .-1-. . a certain Hopkins. 'Out ·31 critique of his. _.. li. - wers " was . the family re lation of ~urV[vors '~-'::ar-:'\·:""I"· per.. Hopkins" a sixty. to go down and pe.. wrong.._. _ .:·". calm.. altb.h 10" . _ ....

1!. h' . " . an.. . ~ yVU~ ·I~D'(i1 u. ~I' -'~t·:LJi'HI'rII't'j I~' ~...·.e~ ... """ = last night this infamous Hopkins called four timesl ..iIll . .o····u with the 'R.' ""_'"~ ··iI."" ""..• A<.0·f:··· . .8 on en.~.II _~... ""'tAoJIJl ...th[::··~ ocean ·W·.:.:'..b"'. _~!.tine's Hemoto. 'T~~' Resurr ect io. .~~'. w'h. [_ 111. ':' '" I. '" .I"W{)U 1.~" · .·..c . '. New York that the sick Director has....• Ioli._8 nncuu ~~.... ..." termination ofth e ~c···'...~ ....'.my brother. .····J""tih·" .. k~J... .[ll. Someone cabled me 'from.' U.. "Iv'::' ..." [L11.IS .il:!i.. [elndan.]'··one ra.. . [".). ..IJLu....' ... \~ "in th e.. ~_ .' #'~: d ll.given .... of Dt .. .'.!l..'..·'... lifetime' '~ now. ..' -.. . . with three more cities.l. 'n 1]1"[e"~ ..NIiiII' .. ."l '.: 1: ta S'" rrorn .:__' .· · ~lve~y . i.d.c.~. ..I".1.'. made ~"~:n"~~ 'm ... .: .... ....~ ."""lV ... . '. UN' hs '.' . all pharmacies)" He traveled all fhe 'way from Necropolis. a.'.fl .Il:"!le!. U .:. l 0.Ii.··.~ ~~:._~'l.. ".. " ':..or a.v.. '..' : 'Ibl" .I...} . ."" M" ~ ..~.' . t"h'" company as':ffi .··~and I Cr~. II. • JfJ"': t.~aptJlf.·" l1 between seven and eleven o'clock (which in general is the most aniI"~ . I. "".I . .. "It can't .'.' up.iIL"".. . bas been"' .." ~:'~l" with U1.-' ~'~p···~dl . A····'·..n. " [ [' ~ I ' . uien .:dvised me 'i""'i} raise nrlces.1. tiI. esurrection C..l!I"td:Uil!.1 -.. But that ie' difficult.: an d· ••.£9"..S. !. Ham. ..: ··san d has raisedu ..' ····fP··[<I. who. s···. ".·"l·'t"ltl 'h:~' admirer u. '. "d[1 · ohon . _o~ ~- • ~~ •• ~ • _' II ~.. . . .~ 'as a .. . niltoa . the ma'oaget' of the Forty-Sixth Ave~ nue Hotel. ·srh camea·c.. 'me that 'would. earrY' yesterd day d ~' ..of' s ~..Ji. . '..u .Ji J...e economic point of view to p1rovide 'in'formation.'. .[..' 11 . 1]:'..'ouu .."~a.:~iIi'!i'a· .l""'. consumptive .. 1!'¥ u .t . Dakota to Key West '~ bicycle and is..I..I'" 'UJ"U . " ... .:1 hansi ~ '" '~J.. th. The noor .I've spoken to. ~ II!!I ". His colleagues could not get along' with this man in his...l~L'O~~' . . sk fro n U. .... Naturally.:.·.-~ n·: .11 ~[ >·iI. L: ~ . [. ~ .. administrator had imposed.eterv installatio ns in the United [.mfe:~y . ~ . .. :. abo.· . "''. l .·.Ii . what are your views concemmg t e nnurer . the'" .'[.t.' ..··.".':db" . "". .... an hour non-stop in' h is un rique lv cadenced~_ 'temp·...iI. But above all..nnw negotiat..'l.. ~=u through S'~'V'~.. . ""'_ th .(~W 14 .II.. pernaps :I." __ .' ~aras . 1v '. .. ~ . •· for manY' mont'..• J .'"' Ul • womau W..." I" .e b ~ ust I .... 1 [_tV" .I...I... '. :-ep.["Ai. ."W':L' occupied w._· is 'D"O....'. ..~.. [ere""..y hope .·:O..go on like this in the' long 'terUL We"re completely overworked . ~.r. 'S· 7 1/2 minion dollars. co""" .·.1...·....'capital .I. ' ·. ..J' .3... :__.iUJI. '~'t"l lv 'i G~ :'... ol ••.. " ' . M' eman l:ng anc aovtsee [[ false pt ices...tthe ..!!·'Ii. . "'. 'h'" o not.···:···yAr: . ' .~. gI~.' . doctors.' . ~ [' 1£1(1 . .··on by" the ..t1te...'. even 'more compelling reason...• u..IL -.·t. ..'..~'the bell in h':11·"~' han 'd.... ... .LI1 ~." The story be gan to tire me.i1.' ···r. iJi . ." UA this moment.. I . ~ V .·. [[' ·w.IL ~I. .Ji . c. . :. ·. [One of the Directors"I.". .. ' T~.o shifts... is an extreme . I h "a.. [~"""'.·· . ~ t to .".u... "'V... ... .d an.~ • ~. institutions whose ann it is to represent the' interests of German capital in America are reported to he in the process of securing sizable shares of this great undertaking. ... ' ... ....!! £J..er . .' I. ._.~. 1] dm[e.~~.~ ~1 v_~~_ ."s. -..[. ...t' "·ra··: "c:t"· "O": ~~ "But you told.' . ~1i.. been .."" takin iD '" tnp across . he win be buried here.. '~". .-" . il"U I· .: q~ua1.eight . of.."'" C· em.'. e te ·...I)··:l Y" . _...IJI.I. d ·· .:I 'UU..~. the eemeterv '~.was..8\:e.I." .0. ..." rven fh" e ci nstanee regaruee .istruction ' ""..'.[ '.'' I" asxeo..' "..."'?'. tate its l... I~v.' ..1. me only until June :1.. He 'tried to make :it clear 'to me that his gaests are [even more demandiaa and .~.. The Director lost bims[elf :in details. .". hdrew .[ctivity 0''( .[Ii!.~ ..5"1898.~. silence on. ..D· C'" 'o .. ~.. .w ~~'.. '~.J! '-'''~-'. . he in.. .:_ t. sis (available in... funn.. . mese cireumssanees....' vellow fever J . 9P ~ . 11 I· rans. now carrying out research on .r.IOW. Th company I.. . t"·'h:.. ~U . Some bank.-1. there lies..g[e~r the' existence ofthe company..-. Our Commission issues shining reeommendatious for 'the: Company" We' are 8]80' ready to offer indemnefication.!).. m.Mig! .. just think: abeut 'w'hen be ge...-.

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