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“ [265] girls” ; but pasted in the Journal is the following clipping from the Philadelphia Press :--

Boston warmed up

the Major has just returned from Boston, where he was present at the Memorial day services held in Boston Theatre.

it was the real thing. I never imagined possible such a genuine sweeping emotion as when that audience began to sing the “Battle Hymn.” if Boston was cold, it was thawed by the demonstration on Tuesday. Myron W. Whitney started to sing. He bowed to a box, in which we first recognized Mrs. Howe, sitting with the Misses Wheeler. You should have heard the yell. We could see the splendid white head trembling; then her voice joined in, as Whitney sang, “in the beauty of the lilies,” and by the time he had reached the words,--

as he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free,

the whole vast audience was on its feet, sobbing and singing at the top of its thousands of lungs. If volunteers were really needed for the Philippines, McKinley could have had us all right there.

the same evening she went “to Unitarian meeting in Tremont Temple, where read my screed about Governor Andrew, which has cost me some work and more anxiety. Rev. S. A. Eliot, whom I saw for the first time, was charmingly handsome and friendly. I was introduced as ‘Saint Julia’ and the whole audience rose when I came forward to read. Item: I had dropped my bag with my manuscript in the carriage, but Charles fox telephoned to the stable and got it for me.”

the spring of this year saw an epidemic of negrolynching,

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