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140 years ago The Chinese New Year Festivities are sustained with a fervor quite interesting though monotonous. The beating of the holiday Mongolian gongs are simultaneously responsive to the explosion of the Chinese firecracker and the vast expenditure of gold-freckled, ochre-colored paper. It will be the greater part of a week before this carnival of burning paper and gum Arabacked hair subsides. Up over William’s store on the second story, there is a band of celestial musicians hard at work on kettle and catgut and brazen horn. They will not let until the week is out. 130 years ago The …

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