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Coal Area Of The United States

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There are only 450 square miles of i anthxacite coal in tho whole United; States. The Reading Company owns no less tban one-third of the whole. Of bituminous coal land there are now in America 200,000 square miles, and 8,000 qu;uv miles in Great Britaiu. A yodng lady of Bochester has a pet dog answeringto the name of " Nigger." The other day it chased a cow which was passing in the street, and its owner called the dog back, shouting ' ' Nigger, Nigger, Nigger." To her surprise a stone came flying near her head a moment or two afterward, and on loi - ttp'she saw that it had boen thrown ! the man who was driving the cow, and who was almoet wild with ruge. He was a colored man, and he Avas so angxy that he chased hermtoiüla heuse, and was not appeased until her brother oïplained that it was tho dog she was calling. Queen Viotoblv has been visiting Mrs. Bagster, thewidowof Samuel Ragsier, the publisherol' the polyglot BiblQ, She is an anoient lady, J.CK) years old,


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Michigan Argus