Pegram, pedestrian, 1880, Boston

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Pegram, pedestrian, 1880, Boston - Peobam, the negro pedestrian, who came out...
Peobam, the negro pedestrian, who came out fourth in toe recent foot-race foot-race foot-race at the Madison Square Garden, is described by the Boston Herald as a pious Baptist of that city. He ascribes his success to prayer. "I prayed for strength," he says. " I thought of that verse in the fortieth chapter chapter of Isaiah and the last verse, which says ; 'But they that wait npon the Lord shall renew their strength ; they shall mount np with wings as eagles; they shall run and not weary, and they shall walk and not faint.' That's the words that kept ringing in my ears all the time. If I hadn't been a good man I would not have got where I

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer03 Jan 1880, SatPage 11

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)03 Jan 1880, SatPage 11
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