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Saturday, August 27, 2011
Thursday, February 13 1908 -- Herriman ends his Mr. Amos Pidjin strip today, logging in a total of five delightful episodes. Today in Sports, however, will continue; today's installment recounts the wrestling matches of the previous night and looks forward to a spring visit from the Chicago White Sox.
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