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WEST POINT CANDIDATES
THE TEYING ORDEAL THEY HAVE
Terrors of tl'.e “Prelim”—How the
Temper and Courage of the “Plebe”
From the Xcio York Times.
There is much that; is amusing iu the way
a candidate at West Point is initiated into
the mysteries of cadet manners, ways, and
life —amusing to the initiators, cadets ma
tured by a year’s experience at the Point,
and who now repeat the practice put upon
them at their entrance, with such additions
as thoir ingenuity suggests; and amusing
also to the subject initiated, the victim of
cad&t pranks, if he sensibly looks upon them
simply as pranks, and not as malicious af
fronts'directed personally at him. Many
an aspiring Major General iu embryo ap
proaches the scene of his prospective ma
triculation with a feeling at heart akin to
fear, or with that indescribable sensation of
unkown, unseen danger hovering near.
From the day he received his notification
from the Secretary of the War to present
himself at West Point for examination by
a certain date, “if he still desires the ap
pointment,” he has read all he could find
rthative to the Academy and eagerly im
broed all tales more experienced persons
have narrated for his benefit. And the
first and leading feature of these recitals,
to his mind, is severity to candidates. The
pride of his native village, ho walked boldly
up its one street, head in air, self-possessed
with what he fondly- imagines to be a mili
tary swing to his gait, while groups of ad
miring but less fortunate villagers point to
him and whisper* “He is go in’ to West
P’mt in June.” He receives their homage
as his just due, while perchance his inner
self rebuses him and his near future ap
pears before his mind’s eye. For
now he will lie dragged from his high estate,
shorn of his newly acquired dignity, made
to grovel in the dust with depressed foes,
with arms motionless by his sides and the
palms of hands spread broadly to the front,
to march to and fro in squad drill, at the
mercy of certain cadet arilimasters, whom
his imagination pictures as fiends in human
form. But his good-byes finally said, with a
trunk vvell packed by loving hands with all
the articles love and care suggest, and
which, being “ununiform,” will never
emerge from the gloom of the cadet truck
room, he has left his home, he has arrived
at the Point, and reported his presence to
the courteous officials at the Administration
Building. Thence he is escorted to cadet
barracks in company with some dozen fel
low-candidates and turned over to the some
what calloused mercies of the cadets ap
pointed in charge of candidates. Follow
ing their guide, an orderly, the little band
crosses the area of cadet barracks amid
shouts from observant cadets of “Hi! new
lot of beasts, fellows! come and see’em,” and
arrives at the door of one of the bar
rack divisions: snd there they halt, looking
anxiously to their guide for further instruc
“There’s your place,” ho says, oratori
cally, with a sweeping wave of his hand to
ward the wide open door. “All you have to
do is to go in thri first room, one ata time,
and report ” After delivering himseli of
this information he departs
All is quiet in that first room—the “of
fice,” as it is termed by cadets. You would
not suspect that it contains a living being,
but it does, several of them —young, lively-,
aggravating yearling cadets, who are wait
ing quietly thrugh impatiently for the first
candidate to present himself, that they may
Teeeive him in a royal style, one befitting
Ins rank and station. Well, nothing is
gained by procrastination; so evidently
thinks one young fellow as he leaves the lit
tle group, and, advancing to the door, opens
it and enters the office. Where now is that
silence that erstwhile resigned supreme?
The chorused outburst of shouts and yells
that greets his ears can be likened to nothing
so much as the growling and barking of a
pack of bulldogs let loose upon their prey.
So rush the y-earlings wildly forward, as
though to exterminate the rash new-comer.
No articulate sound can be distinguished, as
the cadets crowd arouud him, pouring forth
such a volume of sound from their brazen
throats as he has never heard before. Con
fusion reigns supreme, and then ceases as
suddenly as it commenced, while one, distin
guished by gilt stripes upon his arms, ad
vances andfieroely inquires:
“What do you mean by- entering without
knocking? Step out there, sir, and try it
Amazed, dumfounded, the candidate
meekly obeys. Where now the air of as
surance with which he was wont to declare
that “he wouldn’t stand any of their non
sense. They would tret.t him as a gentle
man or they would rue it ?” It is gone. It
always goes. There has yet to come to the
Academy the first candidate who will “stand
upon his muscle,” as he has avowed he
wi iuld. Our particular applicant for mar
tial honor meekly knocks at the door and as
meekly obeys the spirited shout to ‘‘come
in!” His entrance is followed by his inspec
tion. By some lucky inspiration he lias
left his grip in the hall, buttoned his coat
up to his chin, and carried his hat in his
hand. The principal requirements are ful
“What do y-ou want?” is the next query
pronounded to him.
“1 came in to report,” he timidly ad
“Why don’t you report then? What are
you standing there like aburnp on a log for?
What’s your name?’’
“John Smith, sir.”
“Did you bring Pocahontas with you?”
This sally provokes a roar of approving
laughter from the listening yearling, and
John Smith thinks to propitiate them by
joining faintly in the merriment. That is
the opportunity the yearlings have been
“Drop that smilesir! Wipeitoff! Don’t
you dare to presume to grin! If I had such
teeth ns you I’d keep my mouth shut for all
eternity! There’s nothing here for you to
laugh at! No, sir; this is pretty serious
business for you!”
Ho John Smith thinks, and he becomes dis
“\V here are you from?”
“New Jersey, sir,” replies John, scarcely
“Oh! that accounts for it. We ought’nt
to expect any more from you. You needn’t
unpack your trunk, for your stay will bo
short. There never was but one New Jersey
man passed the prelim, and he was found
the next January. Tnat’s onough for you.
Git!” and John Smith “gits” accompanied
by one of his inquisitors-, who escorts him
up two flights of iron stairs to a room where
he leaves him to his own device for the time
Such a room! He had heard that cadets
were allowed no carpets, no upholstered
furniture; but such a miracleimthe way of
Spartan simplicity of furnishing had never
been his lot. Four whitewashed walls, a
ceiling ditto, and a bare floor. Opposite the
door, the steam heater, and nbiaek, gaping
fireplace; behind the door, a large wooden
box with the side knocked off and fitted
with four shelves —called by courtesy and
custom, a “clothes press,” a plain cherry
table, backed squarely against the wall;
above it a solitarv gas jet protruding from
tiie whitewashed waste; on window giving
an exceptionally jlne view- of a professor s
kitchen garden at the far end, a partition
rising nearly to the ceiling, dividing that
Portion of tno room into two alcoves, each
containing a narrow iron bedstead, a gar
nishing of hooktfon each side of the parti
tion whereon the cadet occupants were
wont to hang their articles of clothing ai.d
equipment, overcoat,dress coht, pantaloons,
elotlioebag, in regular order from front to
hack. 1/ist in contemplation of his new
BuiToundings our candidate is awakened
from his reverie by a prolonged roar on
the lower floor. Rushing to the door lie
listens to tho refrain floating up the stair
“Gandida-a-ate ;, turn out promptly!”
Rightly construing this as u direct invita
tion to appeal', he descends to find some
twenty- fellow-candidates being formed in
line, a patience-trying task to the cadets in
charge. The candidates at last stand in a
long irregular line, which strings its doleful
length out in serpentine curves as it marches
to the neighboring storehouse, where tho
usual articles of room funiture are issued,
and which the canditates bear to their
rooms. Each one receives a chair, a mat
tress, a pillow, a quilt, a w-ashstand, wash
bowl, and two galvanized iron buckets.
With these possessions he is ready to
“keep house” iu the limited cadet man
The work of receiving the candidates goes
joyously on for two or three days, when all
nominated for that y-ear have presented
themselves. There are some hundred of
these youths, presenting every type of
American from Maine to Texas, from
Florida to Oregon. The well-bred, white
handed, neatly clothed boy from the city
stands si le by side with the youth whose
homespun clothing and large awkward
joints proclaim the rural districts. The
army boy from the plains chats with tiis
classmate, the clergyman’s son from Ver
mont, who probably never saw an army
uniform till his arrival here. Wait four
years and look at the renmant of these lads
who shall then graduate. Together they
stand, similar in bearing, the same square
shoulders, broad chest, easy carriage be
longing to all, acquired in the four y-ears
they have marched, drilled, and rode to
gether. The striking dissimilarities notice
able at first have ceased to exist, and they
appear as one man, examples of the result
of the highest, most rigorous, and most elab
orate system of teaching and training ever
put in successful operation.
“DE OYSTER AN’ DE ’COON.”
The Experience of a Hungry Coon
Who Went Oyster-Hunting.
From the Missouri Republican.
New York, Oct. 15. —Frank G. Wheaton,
who used to be a politician in New Orleans,
but is now a handler of all sorts of patents
in this city, tells the following story: ,
“VVe used to have some great oyster sup
pers in New Orleans. The oysters when I
was there were so big that a dozen would do
for a supper for half a dozen men. Some
of the Bayou Cook and Bayou Barrataria
oysters were a foot long. Of course they
were too large to edt raw-, but they made
an excellent fry. The best oysters I ever
ate came from the edge of the Gulf of
Mexico, ill the Mississippi Souud and Lake
Pontchartrain, before the Bonne Carre
crevasse sent the fresh water of the Missis
sippi river out into the lake and destroyed
the flavor of the bivalves. Do you know
raccoons are exceedingly fond of oysters t
Well, they are. One moonlight
night I was standing on the gallery of the
lighthouse at Cat Island, down near the
gulf. A party of us were on our way to
Goose Point to hunt brant and curlew, and,
as we knew Sid Wilkinson, tho lighthouse
keeper, we stopped over at Cat Island one
evening. It was a beautiful night,and though
it was in December a mail scarcely felt the
need of an overcoat. The tide was at ebb,
and Cat Island spit loomed up in the moon
light like along, black strip of mud running
into tiie sound. Tnis spit or promontory
was a mass of oysters, which sputtered aud
snapped as they" took in the atmosphere and
held social converse with each other. You
could walk out a quarter of a mile over them
without - getting your feet wet aud eat all
you wanted. That is, if you could open
them, for just as soon as the oyster would
see you he’d shut up his shell with a snap
like the breaking of a twig. It was like
walking over dry brush, the way those
oysters would snap at the approach of any
“Cat Island is full of coons,” continued
Mr. Wheaton, taking a fresh start. “How
they got there I don't know-, as the island is
twelve miles from the nearest point of the
main land. I reckon they voyaged on logs.
Well, this night, while we were standing on
the gallery, we saw about a dozen coons
creep out of the spit hunting for oysters.
One old coon sneaked up behind a big oyster
that had his shell w-ide open and stuck his
paw in to get the succulent bivalve. Quick
as a flash the oyster clapped down on him,
and the coon yelled. He’d been there be
fore, though, and began to tug at the oyster
to get him loose from the mud and sand,
but tho oyster was one of a cluster and
was too deeply, irnbeaded to be, moved.
He huug to the coon like grim death, and it
looked as if the coon would be kept a pris
oner. We were so interested in the struggle
we stayed to watch it. The tide turned,
and at 4 o’clock in the morning all the other
coons left the beach as the water was too
high. It got higher and higher; little w aves
were curling over the spit and it looked as
if the coon w-ould be drowned. He made a
last desperate effort to move that oyster
and then deliberately bit his paw off. He
left tho end of it in the oyster and hobbled
off on three legs. Sid and I ran down, and
after a search of half an hour found the
spunky oyster as he was trying to eject the
coon’s paw and captured him. I reckon that
Sid has that coon’s paw yet.”
CATCHING THE OTTER.
Cowboys Have a Plan tor Taking Them
Which They Suggest to Strangers.
From the San Francisco Post.
Owing to the falling of the lakes of Upper
and Lower Klamath the otter is, perhaps,
more visibly plentiful now than it has been
for several years past, and a curious circum
stance connected with the otter is its migra
tion from one lake to another over moun
tainous country. Lower Klamath lake,
which extends far into California, is yearly
losing its water, and it is feared that sooner
or later Lower Klaitiath will run dry. It
may be that this apprehension is also
shared by the otter, for he is constantly
making overland journeys from Lower Kla
math lake to Tule lake. About two weeks
ago a magnificent otter was killed by
some cowboys,with their “lasso-ropes,” fully
a mile aw-ay from any water. The cowboys
declare that the proper way to capture an
otter without hurting his skin is for the
hunter to put on a huge pair of loose-fitting
high boots, stuff tiie feet and legs with
gravel and then wade the stream. The otter
is a pugilistic creature, and no sooner does
he see a strange pair of legs in the water
than he will make a dash for them, seize a
leg with his teeth and will only loosen his
hold with death. Though Lost river, in
Klamath county, would yield a prolific
otter-fur harvest to the hunter by this
method, I never saw a cowboy dar
ing onough to make the venture,
yet I was often present when they
were attempting to induce an unwary
stranger to make tho attempt. The beavers,
whose deserted huts aud dams can be seen
all along Lost river, are yet plentiful, but
thev do not stand in high repute with the
cowboy other than as a target for pistol
practice. The prices that the furriers offer
tor good otter" aud beaver, however, are
ridiculously low, compared to the value
that- they afterward place upon a dressed
hide, large-sized otter only fetching to 50
to $6 and beaver from $0 50 to SS, and the
same price is paid for an Alaskan beaver as
for one from Oregon. The fur of the otter
in the winter mouths is indeed handsome,
dark and glossy, with a close, smooth net
ting, and, wlien properly dressed and
plucked, makes pretty tippets, muffs and
cuffs. It is not uncommon to see cowboys
in that Northern country with chaparejos
made from otter and beaver fur. Tho cow
boy, however, is not a good furrier, and rele
gates that task to the Indians. The Indians
have, however, a good notion of charges,
and will not undertake to cure a skin under
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THE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1887.
THE BIRTH OF A NEW RACE.
A Promising Place to Study Babies.
New York, Oct. 22.—Verily, Madison
and Chatham squares are as far ai>art as
are the poles, yet both are in New York. I
never could understand how any man inter
ested in his kind, and especially baby kind,
could systematically pass by the lower end
of tiie Bowery to bask in the human nature
which finds expression at tiie lower end of
Anybody who wants to study babies seems
to turn instinctively toward Madison
square. It is the Mecca of the well to-do
infant and the gossip ground of the nurse
employed by the gladsome parents of the
well-to-do infant. But 1 never seek there
the study of the diminutive and really
American. He is monotonously similar
there, the precocious product of pompous
and purse-proud parents. Beneath the full
ing leaves of autumn these infants gambol
on the green—some of them will do the
same later in life with more varying results
—but their charms are not for me. It is my
custom of an afternoon to passj through both
quarters in my long stroll up town from
business, and Chatham square —as to ba
bies, as well as other necessary and unnec
essary evils—possesses more charm to
the inch for the student of life in a big
city than any two of the swellest spots in
The puller in for Araham, Isaacs’ and
Jacobs’ clothing emporiums know me; my
face is familiar also to the gentleman who
sings the praises of the dime museum, and
he whom the police call the fakir. I pass
unmolested and observant, and seldom does
the journey end without some incident
worthy of reflection.
The other day I had just turned into the
square ana had passed Mott street, when a
commotion a short distance in advance at
tracted my attention. The heterogeneous
mob of pedestrians were collecting about
some moving object.
“Hurry up, Sally, let’ssee its face,” shout
ed a very dirty little girl of 10, whose frowsy
red hair and freckled taco brushed against
my arm. A dozen of the assorted babies on
the block—some of them with faces double
the age of their bodies—were making for
the centre of attraction, and I followed their
Can you guess what caused such a passing
sensation—for nothing short of a fire causes
more on the Bowery ? One poor little Chi
nese baby of two celestial summers, who
toddled along the walk with his tiny fist
holding hard the ban J of a Chinaman whose
native dress indicated that he was well-to
do. The little one was attired in a com
promise between New York and China,
with trousers and jacket and a fancy tur
ban was on his head. A wonderfully bright
face it was that gazed up stolidly at the cu
rious crowd,and accepted rough endeavors to
caress with all the serenity of a wooden
image. Curious to know who the swell
youthful heathen might be, I interrogated
his guardian in my very best Chinese, and
was informed tnat Tom Lee, famous as the
only Deputy Sheriff of his race in New
York, was the father.
Now, I knew Tom, who is a clever fellow
and opulent withal, and the proprietor of a
pretentious grocery at the corner of Mott
street and the Bowery. I knew, too, that
there was a Mrs. Tom, who was not Chi
nese, so I was puzzled to account for the
true features of tiie boy, and determined to
pay the lady an afternoon call at once and
clear the matter up.
She happeneu to be visiting, I was in
formed, at the cigar store of a friend a few
doors deeper into Chinatown. This shop,
which was very neat, was decorated on one
side with a Chinamen nursing a black eye
on a soap box, and on the other with an or
dinary cigar case. Behind the latter sat a
rather pretty woman with German fea
tures, busily engaged in knitting and look
ing so neat and comfortable that it was
quite impossible to address her without lifte
ing my hat.
"I beg pardon, madam,’ v saiffl, “but I am
looking for the wife of Tom Lee.”
“No, you’re looking at her, sir,” was the
My evident admiration and the purchase
of a sc. cigar for 15c. placed mo at once up
on an easy and chatty footing, aud I related
to fiej- the sensation caused by her young
ster’s afternoon promenade.
“Oh, yes,” she said, “they always follow
‘‘But how is it that he has such Chinese
“I’m sure I don’t know. I have had
four children since I married Tom, and all
looked like their father. Two of them are
“Does a Chinaman make a good hus
The little woman’s answer was empha
“Well, I.wouldu’t want to change my
husband. He’s always kind to me, and when
I want a thing I have only to ask him and
he gets it for me.”
“Are there many women of New York
married to Chinaman?”
“About fifty, I guess. You see there are
about 3,000 Cuinamau in the city, aud only
a very tew Chinese women. Babies? Oh,
well there are about 800 from the mixed
marriages, but, ail that I have seen have
the features of the father. Of course _yuu
don't often see them on the street. Why?
because they draw a crowd, and it isn’t
pleasant for the Chinaman who has them in
charge. You can find them, down through
this street, though, if you know where to
look. Good day, sir. If iny baby is still
on the Bowery tell him to come home.”
I couldn’t help thinking, as I strolled on,
what new and strange conditions the prog
ress of the Chinaman here has evolved,
and what a startling thing it would bo if all
these Chinese babies were simultaneously
deposit.<l m Madison Square. Yet here
they live their little daily lives among us,
and few of us are tho wiser.
I was so absent-minded that evening that
I gave Mrs. Toni Lee’s cigar to an acquaint
ance against whom l harbored a grunge.
G. H. FI.KMI.NG.
A Phenomenon of Domesticity.
Font the San Francisco Chronicle.
It does look as if after a man got married
he lost all capability of looking after him
self. How is it that a man who is a bache
lor is the pink of neatness, the glass of fash
ion and mold of form, when he gets a wife
never seems to lie able to do anything in
the way of dressing himself without his
wife’s assistance? This young man was
once a notorious flirt. H had the best cut
coats, the most beautiful boots, the most
elegant neckties in town. He hus been
married several years, and he hardly knows
how to button his collar now, and would
wear his coat inside out if his wife didn’t
keep an eye on him. Is it natural cu.sed
ness? Just a desire to give his wife all the
work and worry ho cau, or is it a psycho
logical phenomenon attributable to domes
ticity? He had a lucid moment once, this
young man, in which he noticed his boots
were pretty well worn. It lasted long
enough for him to say to his wife:
“Haven’t I got any other boots I can
wear ? These are awful.”
“ Yes,” she said, ‘‘there is a pair of side
button boots in the closet there.”
H.> fetched them out.
“How does it come that I’ve had these
boots all this time, and been wearing those
worn-out ones ?” Then lie put them on.
“Yes, 1 know there must be something the
matter with the blamed hoots. Thev don’t
fit me at all. I cau't walk in them.” And
he made faces as lie stamped up aud down
the room. “They are not my boots, yet
they are a man's boots. Madam, who is so
familiar in this house as to have a pair of
■‘Well, dear, they’ll perhaps be more com
fortable if you’ll put the rigut boot on the
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PRICES SO LOW
As to enable every one almost to wear the
BEST GOODS IN THE MARKET.
We Have No Old Stock to Work Off.
We respectfully ask the public to pay us a visit, whether
they wish to purchase or not, and we will take pleasure in
proving to them that we have not exaggerated.
ECKSTEIN’S WEEKLY AD.
The Old Reliable Dry Goods House
OFFERS THIS WEEK:
High Novelties in Dress Goods.
High Novelties in Ladies’ Wraps.
High Novelties in Trimming Velvets.
High Novelties of Every Character.
WILL SELL THESE EXCLUSIVE CHOICE STYLES AT EXTREME LOW PRICES.
THE BEST GOODS AT LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE.
N. B. We invite the attention of the Ladies in particular, and
our patrons in general, to our New Stock of Elegant Goods, and
to complete lines White Blankets, Comforters, Kid Gloves,
Hosiery, Knit Underwear. Flannels, and Invite the trade in gen
eral to inspect our grand assortments before purchasing.
GUSTAVE ECKSTEIN & CO.
Iv UOUBKO FF S
iping of lie fall ten 1887.
However attractive and immense our previous season’s
stock in Millinery has been, this season we excel all our
previous selections. Every manufacturer and importer of
note in the markets of the world is represented in the array,
and display of Millinery goods. We are showing Hats in
the finest Hatter’s Plush, Beaver, Felt, Straw and Fancy
Combinations. Ribbons in Glacee, of all the novel shades.
Fancy Birds and Wings, Velvets and Plushes of our own im
portation, and we now offer you the advantages of our im
mense stock. We continue the retail sale on our first floor
at wholesale prices. We also continue to sell our Celebrated
XXX Ribbons at previous prices.
500 dozen Felt Hats, in all the new shapes and colors,
at 35 cents.
i KROUSKOFTS MAMMOTH MILLINERY HOUSE,
FRUIT AND GROCERIES.
CALIFORNIA PEARS, QUINCES and GRAPES,
DOMESTIC GKAPES, MALAGA GRAPES,
LEMONS, APPLES, CABBAOE, ONIONS,
GRAIN AND HAY, SEED OATS, SEED RYE,
BRAN, FEED EYES, etc., B. E. PEAS.
Close Prices to Ijarjje Moyers.
IG9 BAY STREET.
W. D. SIMKINS & CO.
75 BARRELS APPLES.
BARRELS EATING AND COOKING
-.) PEARS, 50 Barrels HEBRdN POTATOES,
25 Sacks RIO and JAVA COFFEE, LIQUORS
and WINKS of all kinds, SUGAR, CANNED
MEATS, Choice FLOUR, CANNED GOODS,
NUTS and RAISINS, New TURKISH PRUNES,
New CITRON, BUTTER. CHEESE, I.AKD,
SUGARS, SOAP, STARCH, CRACKERS,
BROOMS, PAILS, CRANBERRIES, GRAPES,
etc. For sale at lowest prices.
A. H, CHAMPION.
TNURING onr annual visit to the Northern
markets this year we have added many
new Delicacies, and now offer a stock which for
its variety and excellency of goods cannot be
surpassed South. Our prices will be satisfac
tory. and the best attention given to all who
favor us with a call or their patronage.
A. M. & C. W. WEST.
COTTON HEED WANTED.
Per Bushel (sl2 per ton) paid for good
Delivered in Carload Lota at
Southern Cotton Oil Cos. Mills
Price subject to change unless notified of ac
ceptance for certain quantity to be shipped by a
future date. Address nearest mill as above.
Richardson & Boynton 1
SANITARY HtAT<"IG FURNACES
Contain the newest patterns, comprising latest
Improvements possible to adopt in a Heating
Furnace where Power, Efficiency, Economy ana
Durability is desired. Medical and Scientific ex
perts pronounce these Furnaces superior in
every resiieet, to all others for supplying pure
air, free from gas and dust.
Send for circulars—Sold by all first-class deal
I-iichardson <te Boynton Cos.,
M’f ’rs, 282 and 234 Water Street, N. Y.
Sold by JOHN A. DOUGLASS * CO.,
To Mill Men
Softens Leather and Makes Rubber Belting
This Grease effectually prevents slipping, ren
ders the belts adhesive, heavy and pliable anil
will add one third to the powerof the licit.
Its use enables the belt to be run loose and
have same power.
—FOR SALE BT
DALE, DIXON & CO.,
J. W. TYNAN
and many others,
Wm. P. Bailey & Cos.,
TT’EEP CONSTANT!,Y ON HAND, In large
1\ quantities, at t heir yard on the SPRING
HELD PLANTATION, anil will deliver the same
in any part of the city upon the shortest notice,
Well Brick, Pressed Brick, Hard Brown Brick,
Gray Brick, Soft Brown Brick.
Office— Corner Bull and Broughton, at SI
MON GAZAN'S CIGAR STORE, where all or
ders will receive prompt attention.
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