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~ Des Moines County~

The Evening Gazette
Burlington, Iowa
19 October 1898

Several young children, aged from 7 to 14 years, from the New York Juvenile Asylum, will arrive in Burlington, at the Union Hotel, Wednesday morning, October 19th. Homes are wanted for them with families where they will receive kind treatment, and enjoy fair advantages. They may be taken on trial for several weeks and afterwards, if all parties are satisfied, and agreement will be executed. Person desiring to take these children on trial are requested to meet them at the Union Hotel Wednesday forenoon, October 19, as they will main but one day in Burlington. For further information inquire at your post office for a hand-bill giving full particulars. Al expenses for transportation will be assumed by the Asylum, and the children will be placed out free of charge.

E. WRIGHT, Agent, Box 165, Station O, Chicago, Ill.