The Springfield Democrat April 26, 1891

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The Springfield Democrat April 26, 1891 - Colonel Robert McCuilongh. the pres ent Kcgitr...
Colonel Robert McCuilongh. the pres ent Kcgitr t Lands, attendeil the great fair at Dallas, Tex., last fall and w as of course met hv man v of his sol diers who are now honored citizens of Texaa. On the day of hisdepartureoiieof Ins soldiers, w ho was so bard or hearing that he carried a speaking tube, renewed renewed the Colonel's acquaintance and took pleasure in telling his old' commander about himself. At the conclusion, of Lis story, the soldier held out Lis speaking tulie in order to receive Colonel McCulloch's response. The Colonel looked at it in dismay for a moment and then, grasp ing the tulie and shaking it heartily yel in the soldier's face : "(ood-bv, "(ood-bv, "(ood-bv, old fellow, good-by good-by good-by ! God bless you I" And then be turned abruptly away. The soldier sighed and shook his head, but Governor Francis and Secretary Lesiieur bad a fit of laughter over tbe inciJcnt

Clipped from Springfield Leader and Press26 Apr 1891, SunPage 1

Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri)26 Apr 1891, SunPage 1
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