Full article James Heagerty Leaves Home at 17 in 1896

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Full article James Heagerty Leaves Home at 17 in 1896 - Is HAND West at has olive Will Act as Dr....
Is HAND West at has olive Will Act as Dr. Hemphill's Substitute. represents is the peo- which later," the idea of — and among British and home would Hall, Union Square, "The Real Purposes of Psychical Research." A MORTGAGED HOME. It Sends a Boy Out to Support Himself Bather Than Be Dependent Upon His Parents. J. D. Heagerty and his wife, residents of Belmont, were in this City yesterday making inquiries as to the whereabouts of their son James. The young fellow, who is 17 years old, left home with his books on the morning of May 20 to attend the Redwood City High School. His mother had given him 50 cents for fare, but he gave it back to her as he started, saying walking was good and he would riot need it. That evening his. parents received by mail the following letter: My Dear Father and Mother: I am going away to earn my own living. lam too big to be dependent dependent on you when you are so poor. I think I ought to go away and do something to help you along, and at the same time I will study and try to educate myself at spare hoars. I guess I can read and study at night. Perhaps you may hear from me again soon. With love to everybody, I hope 1 remain your loving son, J. Heagerty. Mr. Heagerty, who is a small storekeeper, storekeeper, has been unfortunate in business and was obliged to mortgage his property, and the boy heard of it for the nr3t time the day before he went away. He had brooded over the financial difficulties that had beset his father, and, as his letter explains, explains, had gone away, preferring to support support himself rather than be dependent upon the family. The courageous and independent boy is the oldest of seven children and bears an excellent character. He was a hard student, student, trying to finish his high school training and to study law. His parents earnestly desire that he return home and consider that whatever his high purpose there was no need in his leaving his home as he die. Any information as to the boy's whereabouts will be gladly received by the father and mother. CONVICTED OF NOTHING, The Jury in the Mars Case Brings in a Very Peculiar Verdict. They THE Profits At the held hundred count then primary course, be The established (iirls' standard attained conscientious educators Swett, T. James present connected or She is "fellowteachers, Mutual The enjoy than teachers. Education occurring shall School, twelve It is "a of Sctiool, of the applying but shall appointed Since a heavy but occasion marked students principal, Superintendent result It ninetyeight the 85 the standard injustice Miss

Clipped from The San Francisco Call07 Jun 1896, SunPage 16

The San Francisco Call (San Francisco, California)07 Jun 1896, SunPage 16
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