Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

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Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

Our Mr. Wrenn: The Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

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The ticket-taker of the Nickelorion Moving-Picture Show is a public personage, who stands out on Fourteenth Street, New York, wearing a gorgeous lightblue coat of numerous brass buttons. He nods to all the patrons, and his nod is the most cordial in town. Mr. Wrenn used to trot down to Fourteenth Street, passing ever so many other shows, just to get that cordial nod, because he had a lonely furnished room for evenings, and for daytime a tedious job that always made his head stuffy.

He stands out in the correspondence of the Souvenir and Art Novelty Company as "Our Mr. Wrenn," who would be writing you directly and explaining everything most satisfactorily. At thirty-four Mr. Wrenn was the sales-entry clerk of the Souvenir Company. He was always bending over bills and columns of figures at a desk behind the stock-room. He was a meek little bachelor -- a person of inconspicuous blue ready-made suits, and a small unsuccessful mustache.

To-day -- historians have established the date as April 9, 1910 -- there had been some confusing mixed orders from the Wisconsin retailers, and Mr, Wrenn had been . . .

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