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This guided history tour of the cemetery and its world famous gardens focuses on Sacramento’s tobacco ties – including a spittoon convention.
Even that viscous wine (said to be fermented in a spittoon) went down more easily than this sudden insight into the way things are.
That same person got a job at the VA cleaning out the spittoons and beds in the tuberculosis ward and then came to Miami and started working as a door-to-door salesman.
Many are accompanied by tiny accessories—pistols, swords, hats, whiskey bottles, even a barroom spittoon.
His mother took in laundry, and Mr. Schmitt worked shining shoes and cleaning spittoons at his brother-in-law’s barbershop.
The man so loved his chaw that congressional pages ran fresh spittoons to his desk in relays.
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