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tached himself to the Dauber
Avenue M. E. churth. Later, he
attached most of the loose change
around the Dauber Avenue M. E.
church to himself.
, But that's getting ahead of the
, story. When Shaver first came
,io Canton, he was the last word
in modesty and shy backward
ness. He used to blush when
I ever anyone spoke to him, and
when a young girl addressed him,
he acted like he was suffering
,from St Vitus dance.
He also went into business, al
though why he ever took that
trouble with his talents, is a
standing mystery to the people of
.Canton. He went to work in a
.drug store first, an worked real
v-harrf. He worked so hard that he
hum owned the drug store.
T About this time the members of
the Dauber Avenue M. E. church
-began to spend their spare time
telling each other 'what a fine,
.quiet, well behaved young man
JWAliam R. Shaver was, and after
'the pastor had added his word tQ
that of the others, the church
made Shayer a deacon ,and gave
him the privilege of passing the
plate on Sunday, which was a
dangerous thing to do.
Then Shaver really began to
branch out He turned the drug
tore into a limited liability com--pany.
The limited meant that all
the money that come in was lim
ited from going into anyone else's
than his own pockets, and the lia
bility meant what the company
ftad so much of.
When the drug store palled on
"himr Shaver branched out again.
He formed the GQldenRuJe Ad
vertising company, and elected!
himself president of it.
From what happened after this,
the people df Canton believe that
Shaver's translation of "Golden
"Do others, and- do ihem all
you know how."
Thei deacon began issuing
stock in the Golden Rule Adver
tising company. After he once
began, he never stopped. That's
why he's wanted so badly here.
The grand jury that figured
the thiug&it reckoned that Shav
er at the&yely least estimate, is
sued about $20,000 worth of
stock, which might have looked
pretty as wall paper, but wasn't
much use as anything else.
Then, some weeks ago, Shaver
left Canton. He Jeft in the night
time, taking the Golden Rule Ad
vertising Company and a young
girl with him and carelessly for
getting about his wife and Chil
The young girl she isone of
thrones that used to makcShav
er blush and stutter and throw a
fit by talking to him was with
Shaver when he was arrested.
She told the police of Winnipeg,
who are a confiding and credul
ous bunch, that she was Shaver's
wife, and they let her go.
Shaver will be "brought back,
and explain to the judge abpUt
that Golden Rule Advertising
company, of which the grand jury
could find only a few pretty stock