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catherine winters gives homes to two.
Neglected little girls Fort Smith, Ark., Feb. 27. Cath erine Winters,; herself denied the fond care of her father,, from her un known prisbh, ha'S given a fathei love to two neglected girls. This has been a .-part of the by product of the great nAtiqn-widc search for the missing child'. The hunt has produced other real values. Millions of hearts have felt the glow of sympathy and interest in the missing child. The ashes have been blown away from countless hearts and they have burned "with a new and brighter love for- all children. Cal lous indifference has been, fanned In to active love and the millions have felt within thehiselv'es.a,new awaken ing to the most priceless, thing of earth the innocent ahd'trusting love of a little child. . Into thiB new path of greater hu man, tenderness "a little child HAS led them." The wdrld has closed "its eyes to the .misfortunes" of. two- little maids until the poignant griefs of JDr. Win ters over the Idsd of his ''child, his anxiety ovei her fkte, his burden of woe over tne uncertainty or ner con dition, caused millions to stop and ponaer on tne vaiue ot a cxma. In MiddleporbI,t)hib, thi search for Catherine Winters unearthed a Btart ling case df "neglect -A-little girl, wandering with an aged man, ldoked into the eyes of Dr: Winters and said, "I hoped you would be my papa." That plea found a tespohse in the heart of Mayofr Brown and, instead of a nomad life, the heart of the lit tle girl which was starving fot love and care', will be filled with gladness brought by fatherly , and tridtheHy cate in the mayors home. Here, in Arkansas, little Lhcy Stuart wandered over the hills with an aged, illiterate man wfid claims to be her father. The extent of Her neg lect was almost Unimaginable. Her clothes ahd hair were filled with ver- i o 3 f a a I I d 4 3 I T. .a d q d I tt Lucy Stuart of Arkansas vVhb Finds a HomtL min picked up in the nights she slent in barns or oil the ground. She was almost a stranger to. water. She wore boy's clothes; ragged ahd dirty. Tne Arkansas posse wnicn hunted