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She Knew His Footsteps

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Parent Issue
Day
11
Month
August
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

They are telling a story up on the West Side - which may or may not be true - about a rising young politician who has unusually large feet. His mother is a lovable old woman, and quite deaf. She lives in a flat in the neighborhood of Grant's tomb, and ia always delĂ­ghted by a vislt from her son. When the United States cruiser Brooklyn, which was anchored in the Hudson, off the tomb, on Memorial day, flred a salute of twenty-one guns, the old lady was observed to start, fix her cap and smooth down her aproq. Then she said, with a sweet smile. "George is coming; I hear his