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A Japanese Auction

A Japanese Auction image
Parent Issue
Day
9
Month
December
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

A Japanese auction is a most solemn affair. The public do not all out their bidé, but write their ñames, together with the amount they are willing to pay, on süps of paper and put them iu a box. These are looked through, and íhe article awarded to the person who 'las made the biggest offer.