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02 Dec 1898

West Union Gazette

West Union, Fayette Co., Iowa

Front Page


Those New York Children.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Trott, from the Children's Aid Society of New York, arrived yesterday with a party of 20 little boys and girls to be distributed among the homes in this vicinity. All were readily taken but five boys and two girls, and Mr. Trott will remain two or three days at the Commercial House in anticipation of their being called for by some worthy people.

The following is a list of those disposed of:

Child's Name Age Location Family
Leon Meierson 5   Geo. M. Fritz
Albert Meierson 3   F.A. Williams
Harry Fahr 13 Elkader A. Scoville
Wm. Fahr 8 Elkader A. Scoville
Isabelle Stewart 8   B.F. Page
Agnes Jacobs 11   J.J. Tope
Roy West 11   C. Stirk
John Keife 8 Clermont G.J. Hannis
Tony Patris 15   Josh Moore
Wm. Rogers 15   C. Shermerhorn
Harry Johnson 11   Geo. Huck


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