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Had Him There

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John Wilkes, the Jinglish radical, gave the name to many taverns, and thrs indicción of ponuiarity was not displeasing to him. Onoe, however, his vanity was a little rebuked, tliuugh his love of f'uninade him give tho circumstanca currency. Ho was in a Rtage-coach with one othsr passenger, an old lady, wbtii the vehicle stoppod undèr his own portrait. " It soems to me," gaid Wilkes, fishing for a compliment, " that Wilkes hangs everywhere !" " Yes," aaid the oll lady, "everywhere but where ho ought'L" It is reportcd tliat a man in Cincinnati feil frojn the top oí' a four story building, the other day, to the stono si df walk bewithout beiag injured ia the lenst. He ;i lire insuraiico i-geut, and struck on Iris ebeek, At the time of his fall ha was leauiug ou the cdge of the root', shoving hiti p ipera at ;i ptmiter whom he had trayd 011 a wiuging scaffold unddrneath.


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Michigan Argus