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Homeburg Memories

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,784 / 141 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 636
Added to site: 2006.09.08
mnybks.net#: 14516
Origin: gutenberg.org

The 4:11 Train.--The Friendly Fire-Fiend.--Homeburg's Two Four-Hundredths.--The Servant Question in Homeburg.--Homeburg's Leisure Class.--Homeburg's Worst Enemy.--The Homeburg Weekly Democrat.--The Homeburg Marine Band.--The Auto Game in Homeburg.--The Homeburg Telephone Exchange.--A Homeburg School Election.--Christmas at Homeburg.

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ther and mother on their wedding journey, and twenty years after that first ride of mine he carried me and my wife on our wedding journey. The other day we gave our oldest girl two dollars and sent her on her first trip down to Jonesville, by herself. Old Ball was on the train, and he grinned at me and promised to take good care of her. He's pretty gray now, but I hope he stays long enough to start another generation of our family on its travels.

I went to my first circus, to Jonesville, on old Number Eleven. And I went down there at sixteen, a member of the Republican Club, with a torch, and the proudest boy in the State. The next year I started to college with an algebra and a tennis racket under my arm (they wouldn't jam into the trunk), and a dozen friends came down to see me off. On Number Eleven that day I met four other boys going to the same school. We are still close chums, though one is on the coast, another's here in New York, and the third is in the Philippines.

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