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Sterken - . ABANOOKFD. h " f Last Saturday afternoon a...
. ABANOOKFD. h " f Last Saturday afternoon a white woman about 95 years of age and 6 feet 2 inched nign, ngnt oompiexien ana naving aer faca maraea witn ireosiea, cauea at tne sesr dence of Mr. Sterken. at the corner of Cam bronne and Third Btreets, Carrollton, and requested the colored servant In the yard tc rfvaher a glass of .water: . , The servant .willingly complied with hei request, and remarked that the woman had a bundle and a baby about two months old. She naturally engaged in conversation with her, and learned that aha had walked a long fliataTvee and was on her way to the city, After a few momenta the.visltor said thai she was very tired, and requested the servant servant to take charge of her child '' and bundle for a few moments, as aha de aired to go about two blooxa away to visit an acquaintance. The servant, moyed ai the - woman's doleful story, took the child i ana trundle ana tne mother started a wav saying she would be back in a few moments Hour after hour rolled on, but the mothei failed to appear. The bundle was examined and found to contain a nursing bottle, three petticoats and one dress. The abandoned child.waa taken rharce of by Mra.i sterken who in the evening discovered that he wai f Jewish descent. The mother not havini since appeared tne cmia is sail in the pos session oi mrs. Dterxen.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 15 Apr 1879, Tue,
  3. [First Edition],
  4. Page 2

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