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"WE COULD 6ET A
, THOUSAND CR0W5
'AND A TURTLE IF
f'BOT, SUCH WARRIORS?
NOT FOR ME'
WHAT WE WANT 15
THEY MEANT WELL
A postal correspondent sends the
following extracts from letters that
have recently been addressed to the
"Dear Sir: Sly husband has ben
away at the crystal palace and got a
for days furlong and has now gone
to the mind sweepers."
"Dear Sir: I am his grandfather
and grandmother. He was born and
brought up in this house in answer
to your letter."
"Dear Sir: You have changed my
little boy into a little girl; will it make
any difference in the future7" .
"Dear Sir- I have not received no
pay since my husband gone from no-
BUT THE WORLD HAS
GONE TO WAR. ,
ISO WE'LL JOIN THE
HAeiHE Y ?4
WHERE THE COLORS 60
WE SHOULD GO
VIVA FLAG AND VIVA
Another correspondent who had a
grievance replied: "In previous cor
respondence with your office I am al
ways discribed as 'Mrs.' You would
form a different opinion If you saw
my whiskers." Manchester Guardian.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
July 10, 1766. A plan for forming
an English commercial colony in Illi
nois was forwarded to the British
secretary of colonial affairs; numer
ous reasons were urged for the es
tablishment of a permanent settle
ment in this region, which was called
a "terrestrial paradise."