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2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 the Piano or other music stores”- “There is a small one away up the Toledo and a large one by the Palace”- We tried the latter, and found a small shop containing nothing but sheet-music, about the tenth part of the stock kept by our own Brownard + Co of Cleveland- Shocking! What an exhibit for half a million people-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 All the shoe stores here united do not contain more stock than one of the best Cleveland stores-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Women and Donkeys throughout Europe are the chief means of transportation among the masses. A dray or express wagon is rarely seen. In the north the woman bear the burdens. Here the Donkeys bear them but the women drive them and are their constant companions- This city seems to be alive with Donkeys, like flees [sic] on a poodle dog. One is never out of sight of scores of them even in the most fashionable quarters. The majority of them are small shaggy, poor, wretched looking creatures, and our hearts ache for them as we daily witness their beating. On the markets they stand for hours patiently holding the produce of their masters while the latter stand by them waiting for customers. Instead of tables and stands distributed along the sidewalks, the customers are seen circulating among the Donkeys, selecting out of the immense saddle bag baskets which are slung across their backs, always the same-

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