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Lining Their Winter Duds

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Two newsboys sat on the stairs, with a pile of newspapers on the steps above them. One had his coat off, and both were busy lining the inside of the tattered garniontwith folded papers. They handled their large needies clurnsily, but after a time succeeded in lining the coat. The boy who owned the coat slipped it on, aud turniug up the collar reraarkod. "That'll keep the wind out." Then the other boy took off his coat, and soon his summer jacket was made over into a winter reefer by lining it with newspapers. A policeman watched the little tailors. "The kids caught the idea from the gripmen and hack drivers, " hesaid. "Yon see, a newspaper ain't so warm itself, bnt it keeps the wind out, and the newsboys suffer a great deal from the winds which comesliding down the sides of the high office buildings. They iiave seeu hack drivers doublé up paper and slip it inside of their veste, and they oaaght ou. "-


Ann Arbor Argus
Old News