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Gen. Custer's Widow

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A letter frota the widow of God. Clister to Gon. Wells, of the Verraont cavnlry orgnnization, written in September just before the funmil c.t -romonies took place at West Point, has been published. Mrs. Custer says that since her recovery she had taxcil her nerve in aome woik that holped her to forget hersolf, and adds : " If the eoldiera w)io so lovrd tbeir heroiu commauder tliiuk mo wortliy to have been his companicn and wife I shall go to my grayc coinforted witli eimli a tribute. God has íinswered my piayers and given me bnok the saired dust that I may do as he wished. Gen. Custer loved West Point, and, whcn ho lies at rest peacefully whöre lie nskod to lie, I shall be thankful for his sake. I wish that I naight Borne timo seo you and the loved soldiers and officers who followcd my hnsband so faithfully. I long to believe tliat thcy claim me as belongingto thom, in a nieasure. New York is my homo sololy beoause I can fitul the ■work thore that will make my Hfe hss useless." A yodnq man in Saline county, Mo. , playfully attempted to kiss a pretty yowig widow who was boarding in the 'same house with him. In the soufflé tlie widow suddeuly thrnst a fíugor into ( ■ ui the youDg man's eyes, totally de Htruyüip the sight.


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Michigan Argus