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"Tennessee Exiles."

--Some sharpers are making a good thing in Cincinnati and other Western cities, playing the role of Tennessee exiles. The costume is an antiquated wagon, a venerable horse, with great development of kip and rib, and an ordinary stock of sunburnt children clad in dilapidated costume. The caravan parades the streets, and a crowd of curious spectators is soon assembled; when the doleful tale of exile is told. Driven from home with barely enough time to get aboard of their carts, they have traveled, so the story goes, through ‘"thick and thin,"’ and reached their destination penniless of course. Then the contributions are solicited — the hat goes around — and $40 or $50 is subscribed at once.

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