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INSURANCE AT PINEY WOODS.   71

that Mr. Bumfelder had not sent up any estimate of loss. Mr. Bumfelder says he understood it to mean, in a delicate way, a sort of complimentary strike. Any-how, wlletl Mr. Shanks gets back to his hotel he finds a case of champagne and a box of I<,-cent segars with his

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name on them and the compliments of Mr. Bumfelder. Everybody that knows adjusters knows that none of that champagne soured from disuse, and the box of segars was stumps before morning. Next clay Mr. Bumfelder goes up smiling with his policies and his estimates. Mr. Shanks takes a look at 'em and says:

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