Issue 2 and Volume 11.

RANDOM SPARKS A New York girl has made $150,000 by an oil transaction, A can of it blew her rich aunt to kingdom come. There was a fair attendance at the social dance given by Hose Company No. 5, of South Peabody, Mass., Friday evening. Barney Bosch, of the Silsby Manufacturing Company, was in the city last week, as bright and fresh as as the oil regions usually make a man. A correspondent from Davenport Iowa, writes: “All kinds of games and amusements are prohibited throughout the Fire Department here. The Hooks rented a piano the other day, but the Fire Chief quickly ordered that out of the Engine-house, after which the entire Company resigned. Citizens are indignant over the action of the Chief, and petitioned the Council to investigate the matter. You see, the “ Boys ” don’t know how to kill time, and at least they ought to…

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