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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, January 01, 1906, Image 5

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T h e Hobart Herald Vol. XXVII. J a n u a r y , 1906. No. 6 E D I T O R - I N - C H I E F J. W R E N Z S P O R E R , 1906. ASSO C IA T E E D I T O R S M A U R I C E A . E E F F I N G W E U , , 19526. F R A N K E . W IESO N , 1907 W I I.E IA M H . CEARK, 1907. H . R. DRUMMOND, 1908. B U S IN E S S M A N A G E R CI.AUDB H. MCCRAY, 1907 . A S S I S T A N T M A N A G E R S . G . SPOOR, '08 “ In the H o u r of T r ia l ” By 1S82 MacLaren came into the “ Comet ” office whistling. He was quite satisfied with himself and the world in general. For four days he and Kensington, the City Editor had been on the most agreeable terms. Such a state of affairs was remarkable in the “ Comet ” office where seldom a week passed without some one resigning or, using our parlance, ‘ ‘ getting through.” MacLaren mentioned this to me as he hunted for a cigarette. “ Going to get through tonight, Martin ?” he said with a grin, “ some one must save the reputation of the office.” You’ve not resigned for two weeks, yourself, its up to you,” I an­ swered. But when he looked at the assignments on his desk, the grin pass­ ed off quickly. I knew from the look he gave Kensington that there was something doing in the trouble line. The clouds on “ B illy” MacLaren ’s face meant a sulphurous fall of profanity before the night

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