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Black and Tan Dive in Thompson Street
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this real home product of the slums, the stale-beer dive, is known about the Bend by the more dignified name of the two-cent restaurant.  ... Doctored, unlicensed beer is its chief ware. ... The privilege to sit all night on a chair, or sleep on a table ... goes with each round of drinks

 


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