George Stackhouse

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George Stackhouse - Tek Stacshotjsb Bet. It will be remembered that...
Tek Stacshotjsb Bet. It will be remembered that prior to the eleotion Mr. George Stackhouse bet with Chief Wilson that Judge Oholson would be defeated. The condition of the bet was that the losor should purobase and carry from the foot of Main-street a bushel of apples, which he should put in a bag and carry on hli shoulder to the City Building. At nine o'clock last evening George, having lost the bet, started from the place designated, at the proper hour, with the bag of apples on his shoulder. He had proceeded bat a short distance when ho was met by a band of music and a company of persons, one of whom carried the stars and stripes. The band struok up "Yankee TJoodle,"and the party marched np Main to Third; ont Third to Walnut j up Walnut to Fifth; out Fifth to Vine; up Vine to Sixth; out Sixth to Elm; up Elm to Seventh; out Sovonth to Western-row; np Western-row to Ninth; out Ninth to the gate leading to tho Counoll Chamber; thenoe to Eighth-street; thence into the Counoil Chamber, whore the apples were kindly presentod to the members of the City Counoil and the representatives of the press. Along the route five stops were made for rest and refreshments. When George arrived at the City Building he was surprised to see a procession of some two hundred in his rear.

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  1. Cincinnati Daily Press,
  2. 20 Oct 1859, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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