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SIXTY YEARS IN TEXAS. 75
By looking straight into his face
A child could understand
That he could depend on such a friend,
Because he was a kind man.
His language was always pure and chaste,
And such as all could understand;
And his neighbors loved him very much,
Because he was a pure man.
The Church esteemed him highlyHe
was first to give and plan,
And the members held him as a model,
Because he was a liberal man.
In business circles he was known,
And they seemed to understand
That his word was good as any bond,
Because he was an honest man.
And he also was a scholar,
And did deep questions understand,
And the world esteemed him highly,
Because he was a learned man.
His neighbor and friend for more than fifty years.
The Warners emigrated to Dallas County early
in 1852 direct from Ireland. They were influenced
by letters written by my father to his brother that
was then living in Ireland. There were eight of
them, the old gentleman and his wife and five sons
and a daughter. They have all made good citizens.
Mr. John Warner served as Judge of District No. 1
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