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~ Webster County ~

Fort Dodge Messenger
15 November 1888

Chicago to Fort Dodge


The Central passenger train from the east Thursday afternoon brought a large number of orphans from one of the charitable institutions of Chicago. A number were taken off here to be adopted by families in this city. A number of young ladies were present and made the little folks glad with numerous gift of fruit and candy.