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Touching Incidents

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A correspondent sent from a littli town in Nebraska two striking incl der.t3, wlth a "touch of nature" In therr. both. They accent the sweetness of humanity and the common klndred cf sorrow. "At Christmas-tide," says the writer, "two of my neighbors each lost a child - one a little boy two yeara and a half oíd, a sweet little fellow, an only child. They had hi3 funeral before light in the mornlng, as they were to take him away on the train going wet, so they carne down the street past the hotel, bringing the little white eoffln; and the whole village turned out to follow to the train- men in working clothes and women with shawls over their heads, many of them weeping in sympathy. I got up from my bed and looked out, and cried, too. "Our people hers are not rich nor great, but when a single family has trouble it touches every heart. One's grief is the grief oí ril. Because these children dled it was thought best not to have any CUristmas festival at the ohurch. As oue wocian said, it waa r.ot meet to make :.:erry wh'le go many in our town were In sorrow.


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Ann Arbor Register