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A female Major Gets her picture taken.

--Our readers will recollect that President Lincoln some time since, promoted the wife of a slain officer to a Majority in the army for bravery in the field, and services in the hospital. Her name was Gates. The Major has been adjourning in Cleveland for a few days, and recently married here a private in the 49th New York regiment--a more boy. Yesterday the pair visited Ryder's studio for the purpose of having their likenesses taken. The female Major, after inquiring the price of several cases — and failing to be suited thereat — exclaimed, "if you know who I am, perhaps you would give me a picture. " She then exhibited to the operator several badges, &c., and made known her name and position. "I can see no reason why you should not pay for a picture, and a good round price at that, for you are getting a pretty plump salary," said M Operator. "That may be," returned the woman, "but do you see that here boy?" pointing to her husband. "In all probability, besides having him to take care of I shall have his dad and mammy on my hands soon! Matters were finally adjusted, and the picture was taken. So much for Mrs. Maj. Gaten.--Cleveland (Ohio) Plain dealer.

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