All about de epidemic er dipt'eria!" clamored the newsboy with shrill childish treble, as he made his way toward the waiting-room. Jack darted after him, and saw the man to whom he had spoken buy a paper. He ran back to his employer, and dragged him over toward the ticket-seller's window. "I have it, sir!" he exclaimed, seizing a telegraph blank and writing rapidly, and reading aloud as he wrote.