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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Sunday, August 9 1908 -- A minor Herriman cartoon for a minor news story. The Elks are holding a banquet in honor of some visiting members from Dallas Texas. The new story goes on for practically a whole column of type, but I will not bore you with all the details. (Okay, to be honest, I couldn't be bothered to read the story myself).
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