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If dreams -always, came true most any.'. fellow7' c'oulcTbust the fish
xrust-wun a single xinc. . - .
The second, president wrote 125
years ago that-theT?ourjth"wiHbe
celebrated as the Jgreat'a'nniyer
6ary festival, w.ithguns. bonfires'
and illuminations.". -. .,
But then JohoTd't'rfig.ure.'"on
having baseball 'andJaclT'jqhn
son, too. - '' ..'. 5- .:
A little flour well, rubbed into
the bristles of hair br.usfies 'is an
excellent, .cleansing, medium, the
brush "afterward being well shak
en and rubbed' .oyer', a' piece of
-cleanwhite1 paper "p.laced over the
edge of Vtable.' orrail..,
- ' ',' : ' ...Pt Py . .
' "; The yfirst Fourth . of July was
really . cejfebrated, j uiy'8, 1776.
. But it, was several years before
the fifet little boy had his. fingers
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