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steady as I eyer was,"he sailr
"'""Ybif'll have to put your coat
on, Uncle Dave' said the picture-
"No, Iwont," snapped Uncle
-Dave: "ihese are for my friends,
A coat isn't real anyway. My
shirt has been my only coat the
.biggest part of my life'
Mr. -Hancock came to Red
Wing U11854 and has lived there
ever since, Before the railroads
came through he carted mail by
boat, and after securing one con
tract which called for weekly de
liveries of mail, he .made deliver
ies twice a week just to give good
service. That's the way he has
done business all his life...,
"I have never "been sick but
otfce-in my life and that vrfs
many years ago. Arthat time I
heard the doctor say I was going
to die, and I turnecT ttf him and
said; 'There's- no chance for me
to die. I wont do it.' And here
I am yet I have always gone to
bed earjy and risen early. I do
yet. I have smoked clay pipes
since I was 17 years old, but no
cigars for me.
"Musie was always my first
loye. I could play anything front
a fiddle to sl trombone or a, snate
drum. I managed the first band
Red wing ever had.
"But my life has been that of a
steamboat man. I am proudto
say that I made a big reputation
as a. steamboat captain. My name
stood for the best-'airup and
down the river in the old days.
That's where lived."
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The Voice of the Wind.
Wesley, four years old, wlio
had beejftold'if he was naughty'
God would be angry with him.
So standing by the window one
winter dayr foeheardthe: wind
blowing dowif the chimney, he
turned to his mother and said:
"Mamma, God's mad. Hear him
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