Rev. Oliver: 0050.0275

LITTLE HAPPENSTANCES – That Have Occurred During the Week Past, or Will Take Place Later.

            The Reverend Oliver is on the religious editor’s schedule for a discourse next Sunday evening.


            This is a horse apiece on the Rev. Oliver and Joe Laidlaw: Not many days ago the reverend traveler, in company with another gentleman, called at the home of the Hon. Col. Baker, and Joe found the duties of host devolving upon himself – of course he was equal to the occasion; in due course of time Joe produced two or three decanters of the choicest brands of liquid enthusiasm and invited his guests to partake of it.  The parson declined, but his companion and their host filled their glasses; Joe, unaware, of the reverend gentleman’s calling, and attributing a wrongful cause for his ruddy complexion, urged him to join them, ending up with, “You’d better join us – one more won’t hurt you.”

0050.0275: Rev. Oliver

A travelling reverend gets mistaken for a heavy drinker.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  August 4, 1898
Pages:  4
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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