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A Cold Water Raise

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A raising without wbiske} - Williain O, Lerumon when ereotirig bis honse iu Lima in June, 1830, carried out the principie of teuiperance so far as to state that whiskey should riot be supplied to bis neighbors, vho assirted iu raising the building. The men who aided in its ereotion brought the walls np to the floor when tbey deraauded the custotnary drink. This Mr. Leinraou refused, presenting a substitnte 'n the shape of water, which was uot acoepted. The meu retired, and it was not nntil the subseqnent week that the work was fiuisbed aud ouly then at the solicitation of Geu. Asa Williams, who esplaiued to the people tbat Mr. Lemmon's family shonld not suffer on acconut of the parent's tauaficisu). -