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They Ate That Dinner

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'7 A gay party of picnicers assembled on the banks of Pleasant Lake in Freedom a short time ago. The ladies of the party were liberal providers ai. a brought a delicioxis basket dinner. Before dinner the party took boats, leavirig Charles Hlidinger, of Bndgewaer, as picket over the dinner While they were gone Hildinger forgot he was a picket and thought he was a policernan and so went to sleep. While he slept a drove of gentle white hogs, possibly of the hungry razor back variety, at least the party tbought so, carne upou hesce none of action and proceeded to devour the biscuit, the cake, tlie cheeee and the other eatables, until there was nothing lett oí that dinner. Still the picket slept on, nntronbled by the hogs untii the party returned One lady was heard to hint that the hogs had not considered hiin worth eating.