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firm it was generally firm ; sales 201 par to J $5 05 ; nt f 1. 20Jc.; 11 re- 17J. prime IGi 5s. 3d. 92J. 925. on a 11! Westcru 2o. MISCELLANEOUS. CHICAGO, Aug. 7.--At a banquet at Chicago a Chinese merchant said : "Eleven years ago I came from my home in to seek my fortune in your great Republic ; I landed on the Uoldea shore of ornia utterly ignorant of your language unknown to your people ; a stranger your customs ; and ia tho minds of ,n intruder on that race. My presence was deemed a positive injury to public rosperity ; but gentlemen, I found t'mtiness and j uslice ; I found that he prejudice which had been formed Hgainst us there llowvd deep broad ot popular equality, that the band of riendship was extended to the people every nation, and ttiat even Chinamen might live and bo hn.ppy, successful respected in free America. I gathered knowledge in your public schools; I earned to speak as you do ; to read write as you do, and to act and you do ; and gentlemen, I rt-joico that t is so that I have been able to continent without aa interpreter, that in the heart of the United States I speak to you in your own familiar tell you how much, how very much, appreciate yonr hospitality,and how fied I feel for the privileges and advantages advantages ihat I have enjoyed in your glorious country, aud how earnestly I hope that yourexample.entorprise, energy and national generosity, may be seen understood as I see and understand our government" SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8.--Hon. A. Thurmon, Chairman of the Democratic

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 10 Aug 1869, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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