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An Afflicted Mother

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■4 few (Java a go un oíd gentleman oí sixty, ind a tnniden of yixteen, put up ut nne OÍ th'e hotels íd tliis ,oity, thu register discovering, niuch tp the surprise of the proprietors, that the poBpJö were rnarried and, probably in the firefc stuges of the honey-moon. A few hours after, tho bride was found in the parlor, moauing and eobbing bittorly, in her enduuvorn to give vent to yyh:.itnppearud to bo ome heartcruMiing sorrovv. "Why, iny little dear," ?aid the bpstess, her kind heart ovL-rliowing wilh gyinathy, ''vvhat s the mattor?" "O, dear, dear!" said tho youthful brido bptweeo her uonvulsivu gusps and aobs, " a!l of my aons, five i,i omnber, are in the urmy." The lndy, it appearp, had marriad her husband the day betore, who haH five grown-up sons, all of vvhoin !i:il enlisted, and the appalling f'uot liad just burst upon the affliuted mother of six teen, thnt ahe had five chiidren cxposed to the prüe] of war.


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Michigan Argus