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DRESSES IN' HUSBAND'S-CLOTHES TO WORK 'AS FARM
HAND FOR HER BABIES
"Mrs.-Anna Godfrey,- 38 years
old, wife of a bed-ridden husband,
and mother of four children,
Pressed in herjhusband?s clothes,.
cut her hair, and'walkedten miles
to get work as a farmhand. --
Eight hours after she left "?her
alley-cottage home," she . was
found moaning and exhausted on
a bench in fashionable Oak'Patk
Judge J. R. Caverly,.' before.
Mrs. Anna Godfrey. -, -
whom she.was' brought for mas
querading in male attire, dis
charged iher. "You are a brave
woman," he said, "and deserve
praise rather than punishment for,
your act." ' '
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-If the famine in India becomes
really severe, Mr. Carnegie will
no- dtfubt' hustle-a' library -off to
the-starViifg native's.' ' ' m -