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Swift Retribution

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They teil tfais story in Boston: "A voiuig man livinfr at the Highlanda beeame sufficiently intoücated on Baturday nighttoaend a message to Dr. Garceau, who resides on Highland steeet, requesting hia ottendanoe to aet Üio broken leg of a man at the Norfolk House. Ehe doctor had got ob far as Elliot square, when he esev a man fall on tneioe.and coming nearer he rccogmzed him. lJw man attempted to rise, but cotdd nofc T!i' doctor tok! ldm he was in bast,-, and oóuld not wait upon him kmger, ashe waa oalled to set i leg. Then the young man confesada ihat he had aenlj tor the doctor as i joke, whereupon the dcxor, rather angraraoueily, assisted hun to riae, whon, to his own surprise and tlio Ujteaae Buffering of the practical joker, it was foiind that in faüing the latter had sustaiaed a fracturo of hxs left leg, both lx, nes below the left knee beiog broken. .i.l the doctor liad an opportiuiity to set a broken leg aiter all." One irain camo into Denver, eleven aya f rom Kansas City, bringing sixtona of mail matter- 12,000 letteis l'or Benver i alone, and 40,000 letters for surroundmg poiiits; one ton of newspapers also fornii ing an agreeable feature of freight.


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Michigan Argus