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	       Addy and Newman.
questionable business surely, only not villainous
because exercised at the expense of villains.
Cahill is rather chagrined at Ledger�s depart-
ure.            In the evening with Boweryem
up to the Unitary Home, to be introduced to a
Mr. Addy, who, arrived from England by this
days steamer, intends starting a comic daily
paper, for which he has brought title, cuts
and artist.         The latter is Newman, once
of �Punch,� but never of any note there.   Addy is
a portlyish, dark-haired man of perhaps
forty, half-blind, so that he has to feel his way 
as much as see it.       The title of the paper is
�Momus,� which, of course, will be highly intel-
ligible and appropriate to a Yankee community.
Marry! they�d better have called it �Pop-Corn�
or the �Daily Dough-nut!�       Title elaborate,
classic (!)     The men are very eager about it,
have entire faith in their enterprise and
exhibit an ignorance of America and the
Americans absolutely stupendous.    They amiably
pooh-pooh all that has been done hitherto,
talk of artist here with good-natured
condescenscion, and think lots of voluntary
good matter will come in; that, in short,
they have but to come, see, and conquer.
Addy has lived here before, too.      Newman is               
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