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STRONG DRINK, RELIGION AND LAW 321

to the road, and the calf would go into the grave-yard and feed on the long grass. Then, as a chill came on with the night, it would lie on the warm steps of the church and leave them in a most filthy state by morning. `The Blazers' stood it as long as possible, and then one Saturday night something happened. When the store-

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AN IINIISIIAL SIGHT

"There was one mean fellow whose conduct was such as to call for
a little discipline."

 

keeper got up late Sunday morning, he found the calf boxed up in a large crockery crate in front of his store door and the crate securely anchored with some heavy stones and a block of timber placed on top. The lesson was effective. There was no more desecration of the place of burial;

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