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Good Old Days

 

August 16, 2018



125 years ago

The Commoner, July 28, 1893

Adam Weitz, a Russian laborer, swore out a warrant some days ago for the arrest of his 14-year-old daughter, on the ground of incorrigibility. She was recently given a place to work in a Mill Street family, but when she began a go-as-you-please career she was dismissed. Her father's admonitions were unheeded, and he could not keep her at home, so he resolved to arrest her. When she learned of her parent's intentions, she skipped into the county and was found only yesterday by the deputy sheriff...



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