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Text for Page 212 [02-05-1863]

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               News from Boweryem.
Nast�s line, entitled �Ubiquita or the Ma-
gic Postage-Stamp,� but wasn�t so funny
as the title suggests.     If it had been spoken
it might have been made very amusing.  Speech-
es as usual, with my stereotype joke of
answering for everybody.�         From Bow-
eryem: �There is no a change in our ways
(at 132 Bleecker Street).   Shepherd has been
very steady since you left.     Phillips is work-
ing into matrimonial traces in an exemplary
manner.    Mrs Joley � that is I mean Bewett
� never mind � you know who I mean talks
California.   Her friend Mrs Bragg, whose
marriage we witnessed at the Metropolitan
Hotel, has written a jolly letter, and the effect
is manifest in inconsequential exclamations
of our landlady when exercised in her mind.
  x  x  A particular friend of mine, Wood,
�Special� of �Union,� Sacramento, Cal.,
boards at the house now illumined by the
presence of Blankman and family.        He
had been greatly edified by the lively descrip-
tion, as given by your noble foe of the deadly
conflict which has resulted in your leaving
the city.   But as you will be sneaking back
here some day, you are foredoomed to have
your throat cut.     Thus Blankman.     For
my part, I was so awfully scared by the               
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