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WAR'S PATHOS TOLD BY MINOR'S CHARCOALl
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"A wrecked village church served
Germans' guns," writes Robert Minor
ONE UNCHANGED PLACE
"Where's the old blacksmith shop
where I picked the hot penny off the
"The blacksmith organized the
Gluetown Garage and Gasoline Cor
poration, sold the stock and went to
"Where's the old oaken bucket
from which I sipped many a cool
"The health department has it in
a glass case as a horrible example."
"What's become of the little red
"Mrs. Van Coin bought it to use as
a hospital for her Pomeranians."
"How about the common where
we used to play one old cat?"
"The Confederate league has
as the center of this bullseye for the
from the war zone.
bought it, and we're going, to have a
game there as soon as we can get
Hal Chase to jump to us."
"The old tavern is the same, I sup
pose?" "No; Billy went out of business
rather than cater to the motorist
taste for drinks with seven kinds of
liquor and vegetables in them."
"Not much changed; but Joe Gimp
isn't postmaster any mora This post
card craze drove him blind trying to
keep up with his reading."'
"Isn't anything the same as-it used
"Yes, just one. When you. go to
get shaved, you'll find that the bar
ber's conversation and his razor are
exactly the same as they were when
,you went away." P&fla.-Ledger
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