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It is rumored that the outcome of the newspaper correspondence concerning the Blue Spur mines is that Mr F. M. Byrne, of Lawrence, is threatened with two libel actions, one by Mr J. C. Brown and the other by Mr Vincent Pyke. In the event of the cases coming before the Court, it is probable that the affairs of the company will be exhaustively reviewed. Wilkesbarre, Pa., has produced a remarkable testator. In his will he expressed the wish that no hearse, crape, or sign of mourning be used at his funeral. In a plain wooden coffin he was to be laid on his side and carried by his own horse and waggon to the cemetery. There was to be no religious service at the house, in any church, or at the grave, and no minister was to be in attendance.

An Albany physician says he has never known a case of cancer among the Hebrews, and thinks their exemption from the disease is due to abstinence from pork. There is only one difficulty with "the man who has nothing to say," and that is, that he is too often the man who wants to do all the talking.

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Issue 7908, 16 May 1889

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