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that a tdzn Iore licks ,,n thAltn'il
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It f l his drumll petrfor an11;1 nit "t (l the abi 1
l i uu spoke t ut l n exep 0I, n ij on
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m ili, In gotl ir_. 1h t lill :II hitI 1 his
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nitr \\hr it belonigel, u ln sit upn lh last
n hi l l ti l t i r until tih hall iele ting w+ea,
whdoletl.
i;ut t , night th srttant thllm l th ,Ahl
inl utitl, t l laid his humin Ulpon his
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\tt ytstergeaunt," sli mI Ilgtr. "'' I'i inly
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l-Iil . The.i l iltIiile lll ti el.l
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m I in itI i l it i li. n " IIItn t t1. l it-ltin' lik
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lii t a drl p , in t w in tt " -l." lul it
r 1l1it Tli tl t l u a l i-twt iuthilihi.
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toul's 1.lnc. i e him ,111 "1. lwa all nt hl
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i -lii rI : i"Tiinll u liclltriL it I KnoliciLI i ii ll i I.ild
of lr tiloutl t T I tii XI trt. \\iI Ia liIs-
itln l ihUti t xxii lti-t inr t r-lint
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it'- i l xii Iti. l l-u-i I I ii Li- l t iii ii t il 'i i lllill '
II ] ii iill ti] llli iit Ilth t IIt %III i \t-it It Ii1L
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sh. ] ut h ll iHuber, n i on : ndl i i ;Ihn 1 t 111 , l
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manl tuol; o ne ion to uestionIII 1 1 1111ta n mor
l ly i t i tl h h i nlll 1 t L \\III riIIl ll ill
ih i.t til s - le ni i \I I li, ilt rllx v . L ti it11ti ii
t.niitfully vn\ ir al i, llprtiula rizin' .
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think it ii i out nir l"f. Nobo H 1 1I.." io '
tni r-] t in'lltl ii."
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th +uiti. ImLbIh Lt i \\s; ulmIoi st nplin vu lt',+ ul.'
;n111l sw f.ll in m i inhes i lep.i \iwn. it h i 1
tn I lil \\hlIIn l tlh ,roun d b wfore. hi' h
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not stiticilpat l the 1 g11" .rou sw l n. Tl'h" little
sq, ld" oid N l ationist f nii lllll + arefli tr1 < thilll
111"y t , hl r li,,ve.
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la<kul rgl-IIitIIionl WanIt. in tlhat haini y111: l l
pnl'l ativ al'linith. exhit- l onl ini spnllilb-
<aw- s. iuli h1", \th ,i +11er 1mly alvlt1 I s quietly+
rtelievalbyan1 i ron ' I L r >, II hbo: . iut he"n nowit
siIl ]0dlii trou ii uls n i_'ro of the almw.l -.nt,-
tilnl life!, or 1h l w1.IoiiurIr l.,h ipill er I lI h+I<]
a 11in was ti-wkin. :til h1 ndus hari cwa,

t-Ich ime th e ',lt 1 ation A. \ ii 11;I
ulle ttl. Iti i dlier. iwentt I1 - il i to ii
lIti hll i .s to r1i . It hol ' \\ho, U nll,
extrItiti\\i t h il IIt I rit llli l to itt .
\t the, ei tol f tli . -i ii.. t h ittd lI .t
,iv\ I t w t +I l. \ f .ll iitt In "rI i lh.I
t ' ik the 4 ipl 'tro vi tI nt. lit hutI l I \\ ,I
whibhrh n ;ld u tl I tlln Iere utlh r N in:t
.\rmii ' q uttl tir Ixtoit' t i;nn -i iai l
l h ai ttheh -l' form ailse \\; ll IIi lr1111
ill , t out to 1 the I i tor . ni ; I itie 1 '
lat II 1 1 th1 rin lp nnies ;111l di
(p ;ll h l tl I'll"t ;
im Ind 11tl of p til'a t hout thI , l iiit i
Ui t with h tusket , of hI i.I l i'clot
hih ,laschi+ da the Im rculr% still .i ro
ziuto e the tnsIilnt initi rs.
.\1 t.: hu.iness, th;t sl "i 'tl.ti. \i n .
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t ntl Irli t ill. ; that jih a l ln t whe.'
r. e Ileunt., li t in the hiip hall 1I
. 0i0 the, Stll\ve \ 1: , k. lt to d -. l it. iinti
th ii lt tonl e, w't i lteI1n \ ui, utl r n ul
I'" m iln l a t 1;ast r th utel braI d
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\ulia: II . .l\t ;lt I the Iman + ar haltl i
ti l n ;11t. at l the -i ilk ol ll tit. II
ilin ni.hed tto a vt ribll t n . inu:detulnt
h th11 u.'<s of th detl'u-lu tti i tf the \rnn +
h isti asI \ ,;ts near ; t ;t dl . 'lhetr
ivre itil t'hinei in the hall,;a i l uinni
l i ny bIe ll ie d \\it brouutI hi 11'
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hl t hn. ; ll r 4d til I I e , " .at i ,i " r ill htI a I i
th 1'hail tlreatlr hun to htter of I
-T hu t one I right 11ime\in l se111 l h, k l
e a l iftI lfor the10 hil litn.
nieir t hi,arts mu1lar[ Illoi t 1 thin onlini
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\\ h 'lt h I ll <li 011 11 ' ll 11 1111 111ti It+ 1i i> ii
l tl;l nIlib ,fl i ti ; h illlil iii t-- tu .liin
unlike hi- nuit l Io itit' :inl dirst -p, wlh
ITh -i 'hilir n Il un h iiir ,l ab u ttiiliiir fi I
in a in t+al. vw ri glin :lll v. id - ia ke;I + oi1.,
+lin t of thln bn l vli on 1ilh;1t fresh. 1 w11i.
illlltoin;oilln iof hi eIr1g1 o.ut th1 l i it eliv-stail .
of ihi i t of sipl n r.l r, I f m tlhe wn li ;1"I,.
nu k of a uI 1 niTicPnt willlla ( I;si . ThI
.n;iw inow lh t1 h \-; 1 g ilgl to pj ak of ti
('i riasu i tr i+'.
T i'ey tilpt -'l ;swli S tn .l, ihi h l ,,i
hopeful awnd 1 r_1on. H w ment'.

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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Bulger's Friend. Boston. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139373/. Accessed July 28, 2014.