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' j j utraor- Cen-(tral . be- ' ma-1 ma-1 j ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CURIOSITY. The February American Msgatlne Includes Complete account of Dacota Dacota f bnyhood, aa related to Mrs. EVia"r Atkinson of t'hleaito by Dennis Itstiks, Lincoln's p'ay-mate p'ay-mate p'ay-mate aud cousin. cousin. On the point of Lincoln t 'turiosH-ty 'turiosH-ty 'turiosH-ty the following story 'by Hauki ha hearing: Tou bt fc was (no smart lo think everything waa la book. Sometime, a preacher 'r a circultrldla' Judge 'r lyjrr r a atunip-speaktn' atunip-speaktn' atunip-speaktn' polytlclan r a school teacberd come along When en o' tbem rod up, Tom '4 go out an' ay: 'Light, stranger.' like It waa pa, lite to do. Then Abe'd come lopln out on his long legs', throw on over He top rail sh' begin Br:n' question. Tora'd te'l him to quit, but It dldg't do no good, to Turn d have to bang him on the sl.lo o' the head with hi hat Abe d go off a spell an' Ore stick at the snow bird an' whistle Ilk he didn't kcer. " Tap think It ain't polite to ask folk so many questions,' he'd ay. 1 reckon I wasn't bora to be polit. There' so darned many things I want to know. An' how else am I goln' to git to know 'emr

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 26 Jan 1908, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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