The Alabama Enquirer
The Alabama Enquirer
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Description: Son Sent to Pasture for Cows - Returns 37 Years Later

Date: April 25 1889

Newspaper published in: Hartselle, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 6, Column 3

SOMEWHAT STRANGE
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ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS
OF EVERYDAY LIFE
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Newsy Stories, Novel Facts and Queer
Happenings Here and There
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Thirty-seven years ago James Vermillion sent his son George to the pasture for the cows. A few days since George returned to his father's house at Lower Hill, Ill., minus the cows, but possessed of title deeds to a large cattle ranch in Colorado. The son had been dead to his parents all these years, and, though he went away a youth in his teens, he returned a gray and grizzled man of mature years. The fatted calf was killed and there was great rejoicing over the son that was lost but is found.

Submitted: 08/18/18

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