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The "big Sell."

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Editor Arocs :- Sir- Ia the last. nutnber of the Arous Js a communication from Dax. R. Shirr, In which heattcmpts to explain am! Justify the cntcrtalnniciú glven I Saline by orne o( lite young nWB of Ypsilantl. Mr. StlmB takes paiiis to inform us that the same entertainment Was glveu In Ypsllanti : and is particular to state the characterof the audience, and of the families represented by the young men. Our fíleBd then gives tlie clrcumstances of the eutcrtainnu'nt coming to Saline, how mnch the young men made, and huw mach the ladies of Saline reallzed for tlielr piano fund. We qucstion none ofthse statement; and all tliia alters not the (act tllat the entertainment as giveu In Saline was a big sell, ex cept tlic music by Prof. Pkase. And as to the opinión of the people of Saline, we tliink we are as eapable of judging as Mr. S. And that hc may uot decelve liimsclf inthls matter, we wlll inform him thnt In public and private, on the slï'eet umi u the social circle, we have heard it condemned and we have yet to hear an approvlng word. As to our abillty to appreciate dramatic performances, we confess that -uch a performance as came to Saline, we are unnble to appreciate, espccially the clusiiiis scene nnd the dancing behlnd the curtain, and in this we have glorious good eomnuiT. Sai.ixe, Feb. 1, 1871.


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