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He Tried It A Second Time

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A new Btory of the late John P. Spanlding, illustrating his nnlimited senerosity and original methods of distributing it, was told the Sannterer tha other day. The "sugar king" of Broad street was a confirmad bachelor, aa everybody well knew. His brother, the late Mahlon D. Spanlding, used to live iu Beacon street, aud was the father of a happy family. At the birth of the first child word was sent to the rich ancle that the boy had been narned after hirn, "John P. Spanlding, 2d. " üncle John responded with a check for $10,000. A conple of years later another heir was born, this time a girl, and Uncle John was again notified that the little daughter had been named after him. This was a stickler for the únele, and he wróte for particulars. A day or two afterward he received a reply, something in these wurds: "Tbere is really uo mistuke. We named onr little daughter 'Spnuldirjg' - after yon." Unole John sent aiiot.hfir 10.(100 i)iepk.


Ann Arbor Argus
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