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She Bore Her Misfortune Bravely

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Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
January
Year
1876
Copyright
Public Domain
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Yesterday forenoon, just as the express train was about to leave the dopot for San Francisco, a young lady who had been tulking to some friends in one of the sleepinc; cara, basteaad out, fearing she miglit be carried off. Several men were standing on the car stepa on the side toward the depot platform, aud, being too titnid to try and push past hem, she etepped down on tlie other eide. It hnppenod that one of the men wliose duty it wai to examine the carwlriels and iix the packing in the boxea had just fii.inlipd d (ctorinc; the truck of the car from ■ hich the lady emerged, and, in his baste, set tho bi-; bucket of bkek greasa and packiug down by the steps, while he st joped to piek up a tooi he had been using. It was just her hielt Í Gstting down upon tlie lower Rtep she began to feel safe, and turning around nodded a good bye to her iriend with the biiifhtest of smiles, and then stepped down - oh, horror ! - nenrly to her knee in that bucket of black, filthy grease I Doubtlesa the nature of the accident would nave justiíied her in saying something, but siie didn't. Her skirts were not exaxautly in conditkra for promenading, and slie therefore seciued a hack aud

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Old News
Michigan Argus