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AMERICA'S CHARMING "MAIL LADY OF THE -SNOWS"
: IS UNA BARNES, HEROINE OF BLIZZARDS ' .
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Una Barries is 18 vears old. flHHil
She -is or was a student of the
Western State Normal-School 6f
Michigan. If she had gone on to
school she would have graduated
.But Una did not go on.-Instead
she put away her books, and with
them herhope of graduation, put
on "boots and overs" and took up
the work of her father when he
For her father, a rural mail
carrier out of -Kalamazoo, was too
sick to cover-his-route any more.
Heswas down a'nd out; it would
be a long time before he would
be able to drive the mail wagon
again, He was in a. fair way to
lose his place inthe. government
service.' ' '
And thus-'it .-was that Una put
Una Barnes- Equipped- jFor
- Stormy Days. -
away, her books and her .hopes '
anddfove to 'and fro injthe rigor-"
oiis, weather of the Michigan win
ter, visiting 'daily 400 little road
side mair' boxes , 'that theJ400