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pointment in his calls and the effects were visible
in his temper.   He took sulky views of things.  He �was
glad that the story of Jessie Brown of Lacknow proved
a canard  �because the wretched Scotchmen got so excited
about it,� went to see it played in their national costume,
heered and hurrahed.          He made a disparaging remark
about a pretty girl at a shop door and when I said she
was nice-looking, asked  And didn�t she know it?  To-
day he went off sketching, turning up again in the after-
noon, subsequently leaving to spend the evening with
Wood at Palace Garden � a sort of mild N. Y. Gremorne.
  15.  Wednesday.  Down town with Waud.  Met White,
the Irishman who was Leslie�s Treasurer before Wood, and
Brooks, Miss Nina�s brother.       To Haney�s office, then
Frank Leslie�s.    Met him at door, into lager bier place
where Sol Eytinge and Ottarson sat drinking.    Alf
saw Sol yesterday when he was invited to make his home,
during his stay, at the house of the latter.  Sol is dissatis-
fied with Allie�s incapacity to bear children and hints
that if he can�t have one at home he will elsewhere.
His mother visits them.  He�s at feud with Haney since
the Doesticks expose.   Clarence Eytinge has followed in the
track of more than one of his brothers and gets his living at
the gaming table.   One of them keeps �a hell� � was shown up
in the papers a year ago.                  Left Alf with Leslie &
Sol and to Bleecker St, where he joined me us at dinner;
then said good bye.       He goes to the Jewells, then to 
see old Jewell, then off for Boston by this afternoon�s
boat.      The day, all asleep a dull, lowering one, closes               
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