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The first valentine he sent
The first valentme J ever received I could not pick It out from amongst the many. But I remem- Carter H. Harrison her well the Srsfone AayOf Of Chicago. Jj n VeTlved'away out on the prairie on the West Side and boys then did not have money to buy things as they do now. My boy has more money to spend in a day than I had in a year I made that particular valentine something elaborate I sketched it first and then I painted It three throbbing hearts pierced through and through with darts and bleeding most dolefully. I think there were some flowers and leaves and a vine for a border It was better than anything the old masters ever did It makes no difference now to whom I sent it she was the handsomest girl on the Westside and for that matter in Chicago then If she didn't know who sent it she ought to have known. first one I sent. I made it my- s lr. We lived away money to. it-three it-she stlf. val- West Side ? . - . , . ' , . , ¬ , . ¬ ' . , ' . , " ' . . - . } ' . , . - ( . ) ' , " _ ' ' , . , - , - ' -