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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 26 October 1855

EVENING STAR. i - ? - TI&M27ESS e BY - FJIKBK CA RBI ? ^V?U, >t him go, and let him "tay 1 dr? n^t m*an to die: J ^ jinj hc:ii tina thai I oan live Without him. III try ? He-tbo*?^hf to frighten me with frown*, So terrible and blark? He'll stavaway a taousand years Before I a? k hi in back \ Up sal.1 that I had act'd wrong, Aad f tilUly besides ; i won't forget him after that? I wouldn't if I ditd. If 1 wm wrong what right had he To be so cross with me ? I know I'm not an angel qnite? 1 den't pretend to be. He liad another sweetheart once, A ad now when we fall out, He always says she was notlcross, Ami 'hat she didn't pout! It is cpuu^h to ve* a saint? It's more than 1 ran bear; J wish th.:! girl of his was? JVcll, 1 don't care where. tie think" that she was pretty, too? Was otauiiful as good; I wonder if she d get him back A;?ain. row, if shecould ? 1 know she would, and there she la? She lives almost in sight. ALd now it's afUr nl e o'clock? Perhaps he's there to-night. I'...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 27 October 1855

, THE EVENING STAR, ' published eveiiy AFTER>UUt, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Ai tki Star Buildings. t0ru*r of Ptnnsy'.r*ntc artnut antt EUrtntk Mrttt, By W. D. W A L L A C H, W11 be served to su/scrlber* by carriers at SIX A \xt A ^CARTER CENTS, payable weekly to tLe Agents; papers served Jn pac kage* at 37^ ?ents per month. To null subscribers the sub scription price Is threedollarsand FIF TY CENT?* a year >* a/lranri, TW(? DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of liJi cents a wesk. inr SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. OFFICIAL. T&IA'CET I>bpaiit*B."?T, AU?. 3, lir55 Notice Is hereby given to holders of stock of the lo%n authorized by the act of 191S, redeemable on and after the 12th November, 1836, that the whole or any part of that stock will be purchased by this department at any time previous to the 30th No v*mber next, for which 3 per cent, premium will be paid la addition to the sums expressed In the certlhoates And to the h...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 27 October 1855

EVENING STAK. W ABHIHGTOlf CITY: SATIRDAV AFTERNOON ...October ST. j a Adtsstisihivtb should be handed in by 12 o'clock, M ., otherwise thej may not ap pear until the next daj. AflKKTS FUR THE STAR. The following persons are authorised to eon tract for the publication of advertisement* in the Star: Philadelphia?V B. Palkir. N. W. corner of Fifth and Chestnut streets. New York?S. M. PkttisgillA Co., Nassau itreet. Boston? V B. Palm**, Soollaj'i Building. I5P Those who require Job Printing of any description, and Book Binding in any style whatever, will now find our facilities for the execution of such work unsurpassed in this city. and our prises very reasonable. Give the iStar office a call. Counsel before the Claim? Court should confide the printing of their briefs to us. THE WEEKLY STAB, For this week, is, as usual, highly entertain ing, being filled with the latest intelligence of both a foreign and domestic character, and *illi short stories, anecdotes, and whatever else is calc...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 27 October 1855

FA' EN 1 NO STAR. LOvJAL INTELLIGENCE. Thk Rochester FnilKI.?Wementione-1 yesterday, the arrival of this fine-looking b Mly of fireman, on a brief visit to Washing ? n. Th?y wero accom|>anied by delegations from the independent, First Baltimore, Vigi lant. and Washington companies of Baltimore, nnd "taken care of' here by a delegation from all the Dre companies, excepting the Anacostia. They visited the Capitol, the Pat ent Office, and the President'* llcuec. At the la?t named place, the proccs?ion having been invited into the East Room, they were intro duced to the President by Mr. Jas 11. Brown, of the Columbia fire company The President received them with his usual courtesy, and made a few remarks appropriate to the occa sion, and which evidently delighted the visit er?. These ceremonies being completed, the firemen repaired to the American hotel, where dinner was provided by direction of their Washington brethren. The visitors were in the midst of u? about five hours; a perio...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 27 October 1855

EVENING STAR. Geographical E.iigma?Acrostic al?I am composed of 23 letters : Mt 1, ?, 23, 5, is a county in Missouri. My 2 ?. 15,11, lb, 14, 2, 18, 15, is a river in Georgia My 3, 15, 10, IB, is S County in North Caro lina My 4, 17, 2, ?. 5, 22, is a point on the south ern coast of the United States. My 5, 22, 15, is an island in the Mediter ranean My 6, 4, 14, 2, is ono of the chief citiea of South America. My 7, 15. 13, 16, 5, 3, is a county in Ohio. My ?, 6, 9, 12. is a river in Prussia My y, 2, 13, 3, 17, 11, 15, 9, 2, 25, is a coun ty in Massachusetts. My 10, 21. 4, 2, 5. is a river in France. My 11, 18, 2, 14, 21, 17, is a river in Eng land. My 12, 14, 5, 16. 15, 6, 1, is a name given to a large island in Europe. My 13, Id, 4. 3, 21, is a river in Germany. My 14, 2, 4. 3, 3. 21, is one of the United States. My 15,11, 6, 2, 3,11,15, is a town in Georgia. My 10, 5, 23, is a river in North America. My 17, 2, 9, 22, d, is a cape south of New Brunswick. My 18, 2, 13. 20, 3, 23, is ...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 29 October 1855

THE EVENING STAR, ! rCRLMHKD EVEKY APTRHIOU.I, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At I4? Star B*tUt*(s, corner of Ptnnsflvnmo areas* mnd Eltrtnth strut, By W. D. WALLACE, Wl I be served to subscribers by carriers at SIX. AixO A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Aden's; papers served In packages at 37 ?eats per month. To mall subscribers the sub ?orlptlon price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year imadcanci, TWO DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for leas than three months at the rate of tijf cents a week. ICT SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. ? i loan a. slva?i?. williah Thompson KLVANI k THOMPSON, DliLIKIIH HABDWABE, COACH TBIMMINQS, f., No. 3*iO Penn'vlvaala aveane, Ntwus Ninth and Te* A tit, Washington, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver. Albata and Silver Pla ted. Tea, Table and Dessert Spoons Carre % .tad Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks s, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle stick*, Shovel and Tongs, WaAe Irons, Sad Irons illn and Bell M...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 29 October 1855

EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON CITY: MO.IDAV A FT ERF* VON Oet?bw J9. Ijp* Advertisements should be handed in by 12 o'clock. M., otherwise thej may not ap pear until the next day. AttiftlTft fur the star. The following persons are authorised to eon tract for the publication of advertisements in the Star: Philadelphia?V. B. Palkm, N. W. corner of Fifih and Chestnut streets. New York?S. M. Parria?ill A Co., Nassau jtreet. Boston?V B. Par van, Scon ay's Building. SPIEIT 07 THE KOENINO PBKSS. The Intetligencer says of squatter aove reigntj, a? carried out in Kansas: * * ? "If weeds and brambles have sprung up, no principle cf natural philosophy had been violated ; the plant has been the le gitiujiite product of the germ, and the fruit ii*t always such as pleaseth the taste of the cultivator. It is enough, however, that there ha.H been prompt action in Kansas upon the premises laid down. Not only has there been the ? iargest liberty,' but the greatest variety of what ha? sometimes been enthusi...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 29 October 1855

evening star. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. As Extraordinary Racb.?11 is well known to every bodj who In tewn yesterday that the weather was extremely windy, and there tor* disagreeable to pedestrians, for apart from the attention which it was necessary to pay to wearing apparel, repeatedly a cloud of double-refiQed dust was blown into the fa?e. In fact, the venturers abroad had a continuous contest with the stiff blasts, which whistled and swept with violence all minor fragments within toe range of its influence. Ft may her* be proper to remark that parasols?those articles which are as often carried for mere ornament as they are for comfort?were dis pensed with. A persistence in sporting them at such a time would, prebably, have sub jected their owners to the mortification of see ing them earried upward, balloon-ftshion. Under the windy circumstances to which we have referred many a person of the male kind had to pay especial attention to his head, an 1 tti hold his hat on to prevents its bl...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 29 October 1855

EVENING STAR. TIME'S CUBE. Mourn. O, rejoicing hflirt! The hours are flylrg, Each one nome treasure takes, Eae ? one some blossom breaks, And leaves tt dying ; The ehiU dark night draws near, Tby sun will soon depart, And leave thee sighing; Then mourn, rfjolclng heart. The hours are flying ! Rejoice, O, grieving heart, i be hours fly fast, With each some sorrow dies, VV ith ea~h come shtdow flies, Until at last The red dawn in the east Bids weary night depart, And pain Is past. Rejolc-, then, gTifving heart. The hours fly fast' As 5 w sn to the enigma in the Star of Satur day : " Daniel Webiter, Marshfield." Radical Fbee Love.?A lady residing In Am*l.e street, Williamsburg, appeared before CA Mi g, at tho Mayor's office, yesterday taunting, and entered a complaint that her husb nd for a year past has been a member of a ap r tual circle which meets at No 193 Bowery, an-1 ho says that ha hit received a communi cation informing him that it was just and proper that he should form new a...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 30 October 1855

THE EVENING STAR, PUBLISHED EVERY AFTKftNOUil, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At tki Stmt Building i .corn.tr of Ptnntglnnmn arenut and EUvmtk ttrttt, Bj- W. D. WALLACE, Wll be served to subscribers by curler* at SIX A.\D A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to f ie Agents; papers nerved in packages at 37* ?eats per moalh. To mall snbacribera the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CEN TS a year in ?dvtuus, TWO DOLLARS foT *'* months, and ONE DOLLAR for three nKHiths; for lem than three months at the rata of li'A cents a week. LC^ SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT 1 fO?W B. BLVAN9. WILLIAM THOMM#M. ELVANS k THOMPSON, ? . ___ . ? D*AL*as m HAEDWARI, COACH TBMMnrOS, fce., . 3ae Pean-vlvaala avenue, N?*U and Ttt * ttt, Washington, D. O. - HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver. Albata and Silver Pla ted. Tea, Table and Dessert Spoons Carvers^an^Forks, Steels, Knives with and with Brass, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle *?<??' 61 Md Ton?,> Wale Irons, =Ud ?aalln and Bell Metal Ke...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 30 October 1855

EVENING STAR. WABHIHttTOH CITT: Tl'EII>AY ArTERMOOW October 30. ki* Advbbti?emb!*t? should be handed in by 12 o'clock, M , otherwise they may not ap pear until the aaxt day. i mmm - RrmiT of the mobhihg ruu. The Intell\g*n<xr> commenting on the plea that it i* proper to oppoee the admisiion of mere slave States into the Union because three ilftba of their slave population are oounted in cetlmatirg for Representative! in ^Congress, ?ays ?? The answer to this is plain. It has been giv*n before, and, though clear as a mathe matical demonstration, it is surprising that it does not at onre strike the intelligent minds wbo make the complaint. Grant all that the most ultra anti-slavery man could ask?let the claTcs be declared tree and counted as per rons, end so far from the slave States being the iesers by it, they would actually be the grfccrs The number of their Representa tives in Congress would not be diminished but increased ; for instead of counting as now only tbr*e-fifths...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 30 October 1855

evening star. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Thi Copscils.?Board of Aldtrmen.?The Hoard Oft at the usual hoar?the President in the chair. A communication was received from the Mayor, enclosing a report from the Board of health. Alio, anothar in regard to rewardi for in oendiaries. A joint resolution requesting the Mayor to ?t thanksgiving, wai taken up A bill requesting the Mayor to hare the re port of the Secretary cf the School Trustees printed, was passed. A bill making an appropriation fcr oaiual repairs in the Sixth W ard was raised. An act to permit Joseph Barbour io lay a foot-way; passed. A petition from Mrs. E. Gurley. on the part of the Ladies I nion Benevolent Society, ask iag for an appropriation of five hundred dollars lor toe benefit of the poor, was referred to the committee on finance. ^A resolution for the arohing of Tiber Creek, from Pennsylvania avenue to D street north, was passed. A communication from the President of the Oas Company was received. ^ Jor the relief of F Coy...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 30 October 1855

EVENING STAR. THE BEXOVAL. A nervous old gentleman, tired of trade,? By which, though, it seem*, he a fortune had made? Tock a house 'twist two sheds at the skirts of a town, Which he meant, at his leisure, 11 buy and puil down. Tlit* thought struck his mind when he viewed the estate; Rut alas ' when he entened. found it too late: For In each dwelt a smith?a more hardworking two Never doctoral a patient or put on a shoe At sit in the morning their anvils, at work, Vwone ogood nquire, who raged like a Turk; 4 Tliese fellow*,M he cries, "such a clattering keep, That 1 never can get above eight hours of sleep." From m.>rtiing till night they keep thumping :iW^y, \ ?o*i;id Lu* the anvil the whole of th? day j His aiterrmnn's **ap hi* daughter'# new song. Were uaulsntd and ?polled by the hammer s ding dong. lie o3er<d each V Uran to purcha-e hi * shop; But no' the* were stubborn, determined not to s'op; At length his spirits and health to Improve, He cried, "I'll give you ttfty gui...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 31 October 1855

l "i THE EVENING STAB, fUBLIIIlEO EVERY AFTKK.^iOO.1, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) 4i "(X* Star Buildings, eomsr of rttuttfluimiM wtnu* (u E It vent k strut, By W. D. WALLACE, #11 be served to s'ibecrlbers by carriers at SIX AMD A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly feo the A|eotaj papers served In packages at 07* ?ents per month. To mall subscribers the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year mudca+ct, TWO DOLLARS for six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for less than three months at the rate of M* emu a week. tO" SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. fO? I. ILTi!!!. WILLIAM THOXFtOlt. ELVANS k THOMPSON, DEALERS IN KA2DWARK, COACH TRIMMINGS, Ac., No. 3it> Pens vlvanln avenue, bitwn? JKnik a%d Tt> k sts, Wasiwiiton, O.C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Brilaauia. German tlAver, Albata and Silver Pla ted, Tea, Table and Dessert Spoons Carvers and Forks, Steels, Knivea with and With out Forks Braso, Britannia, % lock Tin and Plated Candle stick?, Shovel and Tongs, WaSa Irons, Sad Irons ...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 31 October 1855

INC, STAR. WASHIWGTOH ClII: WEDNESDAY AFTERXUON .Octeber 31. ? ^ Ajs>yi:a.Ti8iia**T? should bo handed in tt ? clock, M., otherwise they may not ap pear until lbs next day. ? SPIRIT f>Y TIT2 SOILSIKG PBESS. The Uuion defsnds tho Preeident against the charge 4 a want of personal independence; a: i quote :i ricent sjecch cf Mr. John Coch rane, in T~mn any II ..11, iu which tl at gentle man lock issue with John Van Buren, n?tohis const ructi-n of tho platf.rm adopted by the ** Foft*,*' at their late Convention at Syracuse. The Intelligent er bays of the recent d< otakn in favor of General 2rc>tt's claim for back pay as a Lleutcraiit-Gencral: " Wo zre cure that it will be a matter of gri:titicai!cii to Ibo wh<l< country to learn that the President of tho United States hu decided that the distinguished Commander tn-Cbi'jf v f the Array ii entitled to pay S3 Lieutenant-General freni tbo 29th of Mar, KH47. Tl is decision is, no doubt, in accord t jco wiib the in?ention of ...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 31 October 1855

EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. * v ' - r A* Awkwaid Mistake ?tt if related that a geaUemlm frcm Virginia, hearing at Sat urday last, that a friend of his from OraDge c untjj. in the Old Dominion, wax in this city on delicate business?namely, a runaway mat rimonial match?at once sought him oat, and volunteered bin services to assist in tho impor tant eemnooiefr; an ofiee which, to say the least. waa indicative of eelicitoas kindness It appeared, however, on inquiry, that it was not ais fiiend who was to be married, but the ovarscer of tho gentleman temporarily in the metropolis. Bat, as he had evinced so much interest fci the contemplated bymenial pro ceeding?, be was entrusted with the businefs of procuring a minister. Accordingly, ho hur riod off for that purpose, and. making inquiry ?a the wav, he was directed to a stately rcs: d no#, ana was met at the door, in response to the bell ringing, by a more tban ordinarily well-dressed male servant. " Is tho minister within*" hurried...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 31 October 1855

EVENING STAR THE BACHELOR'S DREAM. , BT T HOOD. Mr pipe Ik lit, my greg is mixed, Mr curtain drawn, and all is snag; Old Puss is in her elbow chair, And Tray is sitting on the rug. La> t night I bad a carious dream : Miss S isan Bates was Mistress Mogg. W tut do you think of that, my cat* What do you think of that, my dog ? Eh? looked so fair, she sang so well, 1 could but w.k>, a?.d sb? was won. M v*elf in blue, the bride In white? The ring wu placed?the deed was done. Away we went, in chaise and four, Aa fast as grinning boys could flog. What do ycu taluk of that, my cat ? What do you think of that, my dog ' What loving tete a-tete to come? But tete-a tetes must still defer; When Susan came to live with me, Her mothe* came to live with her. With aist<r Bellesbf couldn't Dart, But all my ties bad leave to Jog. Wbat do you think of tbat, my cat! What do you think of that, my dog* The mother brought a pretty poll? A monkey too?what work he made; The sister introduced a bean?...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 1 November 1855

THE EVENING STAR, rUBLISHKD KVSKY AFTERNOON, * (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At tlu Stmr Builitt**, eorntr of r?wa.<jr{*e?is Mii Kltrtmtk streif, Bf W.*0. WALI.ACH, W1 1 be served to snbecribers by carriers at 81X A.?0 A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; papers served In packages at 37x sentii per month. To mall subscriber* the sub scription price to THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year TWO DOLLARS for fix months, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for leaa than three months at the rate of 1*J{ cents a week. 1ET SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. fOHN a. ILTaKI. WILLIAM THOMPSON ILVANI It THOMPSON, DIALERS 121 HARDWARE, COACH TRIM If I!fGS, Ae., No. 3-M P?trviTa?lt?Tc?e, tones** Mmt 4 md T*> * ?ls, Wat king ton, D. C. HOUSE FURNISHING HARDWARE. Britannia, German Silver, Albata and Silver Pla ted, Tern, Table and Dessert Spoons Careers and Forks, Steels, Knives with and with out Forks i, Britannia, Block Tin and Plated Candle sticks, Shovel and Tongs, WaflLe Irons, Sad Irons Msrtia and Bell ...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 1 November 1855

EVENING STAR. WA8HIH0T0H CITT: THURSDAY AFTER*WO* JtTtakr 1. jy Aj>t*kti8*ii?wt? ahonld be banded in by 12 o'clock, M., otherwiie they may not ap pear until the next day. AOENTI FOR TBI STAR. The following persona are authorised to eon tract for the publication of adrertiaementa in the Star: Philadelphia?V. B. Piliu, N. W. oorner of Fifth and Cheatnut street#. New York?S. M. Pbttiioillk Co., Naasan Itreet. Boston?V B. Palkib, Scollay'a Building. I spian o? the MOBirme press. The Uniou publishes a call for a meeting of the Democratic National Cimmitte* (appcint ed by authority of tho last National Demo cratic Convention,) at the National Hotel, in this city on the 8th of January next, which is about time of the year at which they usually meet here in the winter immediately precsd ing a Presidential election. The Hon. George Reed Riddle, of Delaware, (one of tbe com mittee,) ia the author of the call. The follow ing is a liat of the said eommittee : Maine?Hastings Strickland. New H...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 1 November 1855

ev ening star. local intelligence. f All Hallow E'b*.?From prudential mo t.ves, we refrained from stating, in our last paper, that Wednesday night was what is called " All Hallow E'en;" for, on such oce* siooa, juvenile# find fun '? in exorcising bane ful spirits, " in their own irritating manner, and annoying housekeeper? by pounding lu* til j at their doors, pulling their bell*, and iu tjing cabbages vnot pnrrfiaxt-d for that pur tx>m) to door-knobs: and indulging themselves in other diversions, not as agreeable to their \ictima as to themaelres! We feared that a prior announcement of the event would re mind many of the youngsters of an event which has, from time immemorial, been seised upon by their predeee*K>rs for purposes if sport. However, we miscalculated; the little rascals were as well posted as ourselves, and accordingly celebrated "All Hallow E'en'' according to the ancient methods. But the sport of same of them was not all on their own part. A party having al most...

Publication Title: Evening Star
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