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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 09, 1912, Image 11

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BABY GIRL'S FLOWERS TOUCH OLD MAN'S HEART AND
" RETURN TO HER IN GOLD
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Many years ago v a ;baby girl,
the daughter of a! Newport, R. I.,
innkeeper, presented a4 bouquet
of her own pickingio-a strange,
did man, who sat a-fishing on a
pier at the fashionable, summer
resrt. ,r
, "Dey isr so -pwitfy, --Mister
Man," she lisped, 'and deyis all
for oo." i
The old .man, , Ross !Revillon
Winans, died the other, day, 1?e
queathing $500,000 oihisS4,000,
000 estate to the little girl, Miss
Dorothy Bateman, now grown to
beautiful womanhoojj.
Wmans' son was Willed only
Miss Dorothy Bateman.
father by-
marrying a Spanish1
dancer, and the will entirely cuts
off the two children of his deadn
daughter, who married Prince dtti
Beam. :
The friendship which began
the day the girl gave him the
flowers continued, through thei
years. Every summer he would
go to Newport The little girl
was always his boon companion
romping and playing with him, ills
her childish Way, while he fished.
"She has done more to makey
the last years of my life happys
than anyone else," Winans told
hjs-friends. "She learned taknow'i
$200,000, paving. enraged the '.just wJiat kind of flowers IJiked
a d

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