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a it from the same his a is able Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish has enhanced her' reputation for originality by her latest achievement, which save half a dozen of her. society friends a sensation they had never before enjoyed and which are still discussing, relates the New Journal. She had been ghingr a house party Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Jr Mr and Mrs. Norman Whitehouse, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stevens. Mrs. S'allie Hargous Elliott, W. K. Vanderbilt, Sr, Wolf Cutting anfl J. Henry Smith the multi-millionaire bachelor. When they were ready to return to the city tuey found that their talented hostess had 1 reserved the pleasantest surprise for the last. When they reached the station they found a special train with an observation engine awaiting them. "We will ride on the engine," Mrs. Fish remarked. There was a chorus of "Ohs!" from ladies, and they clambered aboard to taste a. new excitement. There was more beauty and more millions represented in the cab than the engineer had ever before had in his littlo den. and he was somewhat cautious at first. "Faster, faster," said Mrs. Elliott, and' the others, recovered from their temporary uneasiness--they didn't call it fright --echoed the call. So the engineer opened the throttle the engine leaped forward at a mile-a- minute clip. It was a thrilling run, but the novelty was thoroughly enjoyed, and when the trip was over Mrs. Fish's guests, one accord, told her that they would have missed it for worlds.

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  1. The Des Moines Leader,
  2. 28 Dec 1901, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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