The Dangers of Advertising [original item not recovered]
The local of the Virginia City Enterprise recently got that concern into a horrible scrape by advertising for a cat. The result was over a thousand cats. They came singly and in families until the office was full and overflowing with them. There were cats of all ages, kinds, and descriptions, in such numbers that they disputed the possession of the premesis. Fortunately they got into a general fight, and after a little time there was nothing left but a cloud of fur which was wafted away over Mount Davidson by one of those gentle Washoe zephyrs. The suffer says he shall never advertise for anyting in a newspaper again.
[Text recovered by Michael Marleau from Atchinson City (Kansas) Freedom's
Champion, April 11, 1863, p. 1.]
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