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Left On A Doorstep

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

AVerlnesday at S o'clock Mr. and Mis. Jererniah Lawton of b'ummit St, Ypsilanti heardthe cry of alittlebaby. ïliey went to the front door and there found a beautiful baby boy, proba blv trom three to tour weeks old. The child was well formed and appeared in rosy bealth. He was wrapped up ín poor olothes; showing tlïat the mother must haveabandoned the boy in her dire necessity not being able to care for hirn. Mr. and Mrs. Lawton kept the baby untill thia morning when lie was handed over to the city marshall. If no one is found who desires to adopt the baby, he will be placed in the county house, preparatory to beini sent to the state scliool at Coldwater. Superintendent Tracy L. Towner lias the case in charge. No trace oí' the para iits Of the child have been discovered.