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A Japanese Auction

A Japanese Auction image
Parent Issue
Day
25
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

" A Japanese auctiou is a most solemn affair. The public do not cali out their bidé, but write their ñames, together with the amount they are willing to pay, on slips oí paper and put them in a box. These are looked through, and the article awarded to the person who has made the biggest offer.