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140 Years Ago Long beard: There is a man in town by the name of Jones whose beard is three feet, three inches long. It is as soft and fine as a lady’s hair. Mr. Jones stands six feet and one inch high, and his beard strikes him about the knees (Eureka Sentinel). 130 Years Ago The ritual for the dead (Part 4) — the music: The Chinese music was mellifluous and pleasing to the ear. When the coffin was placed in the hearse, Avery’s band began the solemn opening notes of “The Rogue’s March,” and the procession began to …

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