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Romance Of A Poor Young Man

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The Keading, Pennsylvania Earjle Rays: It is none of the world's business who the lady is or in what part of the country she resides. The facts are sufficient to show liow a lady, vulgarly called an old maid, pot a husband, and one t!mt may prove himself worthy of her. Six moiiths ago a tramp carne to a Berks Couiity farm house and asked the daughter for food and it was given him. He was considerably worse for wear, yet his modest demeaior and gentlemanly bearing attracted the attention of the family. He was given work on the farm and shortly becime a favorite. He was sober, industrióos, genteel and intelligent. Gradually the daugliter took a liking to him and she loaned him money fom her own purse to purclinse clotíiing with. She encouraged him to keep himself well dressed, and in a hort time the farmer saw that his man of all work had finally become a fine-lookiug and earnest suitor for his daughter's hand in marriage. It was first refused, but the only child cried to her mother, the mother interceded, and finally the stern parent gave his consent. It was virtually a romance in real life. The marriage took place, the ceremony being performed by a Éeading clergyman. The yonng man is tall aud finely formed, is a Germán by birth and has been in this country not quite a year. He has a good education and wants to be a farmer. The lady is proud of him, and does not seemat allembarrassed when ref erenee is made as to how she secured him. He has made a "ten strike," and is now in a fair way of becomiug a rich man by and by.


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Michigan Argus