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A Strange Man

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
July
Year
1876
Copyright
Public Domain
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A singular man was the Bishop of Havana, whose death is fust announoed by leleraph. Tho dispatch tolls us that this Bishop luid to be buried by public subscription, as he left nothing, kaviug givtm all lus posaessions to the poor. Quecr, was it not ? Soine people -vill say be was a vory foolish man. He had plenty of chances to make money, which he raight liave put out at interest until it grew to a fortune. He liad a good salary, which he migbt Lavo boarded up, and by wbicb he inight have cnrichcic liis heirs. But, instead of doiug any of these tilinga, this singular Bishop had giveii all his possessions to tlie pooi-, not leaving even onougli to pay tho expenses of Jiis funeral. He died of the vomito, which is raging in Havana. He did not run away from the city because the vomito raged in it, but remained there for the sake of his flock who were fa 11 !:■,", victimp, to it. Somo people will say that this clergyman oughtto havelooked af ter himself ; but, alas ! he noglecteu his own iuterests in every way.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus