Christian Fickus

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Christian Fickus - Thore was on exhibition yesterday in front of...
Thore was on exhibition yesterday in front of Christian Fickus' saloon on Cedar - avenue, a black bear which weighed about 250 pounds. When it became known that the owners of this bear were Mr. Peter llosar, of Cedar - avenue, and Mr. John Schwenk, of South Washington - avenue, n number of their friends solicited them as to whether or not they had been out on a bear hunt when they captured bruin. To this they answered that the bear was shot in tho vicinity of Gouldsboro a few days ago, and although they would not definitely state that they shot "tho bear, yet they would not dony it. The rumor then became prevalent among thoir friends that they killed a bear while hunting in tho neighborhood of Gouldsboro and hundreds hundreds crowded around Mr. Fickus' plaoe of business yesterday anxious to get a glimpse of bruin. A confidential confidential friend of the above gontlomau, however, however, says that they told him that they purchased purchased it. as a matter of speculation from a farmer from Gouldsboro, who stopped Wednesday Wednesday afternoon at Mr. Rosar's place of Business on Cedar - avenue.

Clipped from The Scranton Republican13 Dec 1889, FriPage 3

The Scranton Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania)13 Dec 1889, FriPage 3
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