Basson fired from Stamp Department

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Basson fired from Stamp Department - STREET TALK. Ma. Bassow. of the Twenty-fifth...
STREET TALK. Ma. Bassow. of the Twenty-fifth Twenty-fifth Twenty-fifth Ward, who has had charge of the postage stamp depart ment in tb City Post-office Post-office Post-office nnder Mr. Riley. has been notified to look for -another -another place, Jndge Avery ia said to be the gentleman who started after and secured his scalp. The Judge took offense at something Basson said or did while at bis post. and. as the story goes. Preferred Charges against the gentle man. Connected with the affair was a fanny incident, brought about by that practical joker. John Whetstone. Basson confided bis trochlea ta Jnhn. and John save bira heaps of tbat cheap article, sytnoatny. f-ays f-ays f-ays ue; "Hai.n vstn fiava heart ahamefllllV mi8 treated. 'and I will tell yoq in confidence who 1KHI Hl5 UUIIU1U VI ail ui iu aa.wi. .vi-.m .vi-.m .vi-.m teared the statement that not even a little bird should know of it upon, which John whispered in, bis ear: Billy Caldwell, the Surveyor of Customs. John, and Biiiy, oy tne way. ocing hwiu iri.u. As a matter of fact. Mr. Caldwell never knew there was such a being in exist ence as Basson. The deposed employe immediately immediately started for Caldwell's othce, and in his smooth way began to ' square the Purveyor. He would not be Interrupted, and would stop to answer no questions. Finally foil -YianuArl -YianuArl Hlftirt not.. "Who in the h 1 are you, any howt What are you talking talking aboutf" . . "Why. I'm Basson. the man yon had dis- dis- . i e . i o . iiln. utliarK u 1 1 ' ' 1 1 1 iu nirnmiir, "Who told you this story? asked CaldwelL. " iio.n U'hii,iiinw fMoiietl the surprised Basson. at which Caldwell called for his shot gun and Bauson disappeared, vyiieiaione could be found nowhere. a Telle

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer05 Aug 1888, SunPage 12

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)05 Aug 1888, SunPage 12
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