Someone on my gift list for
Whom I can buy this?
Champion of the townsfolk
--Inspired by this item in our paper's "From the archives" column:
1882: A man was in [Mayberry] to solicit advertisements for a card he said would
be displayed in all the railroad depots in the state. Inasmuch as he tried to
bargain at the newspaper office for only 150 of the cards, we are led in the
interests of honesty to declare him a deadbeat.