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[[stamped]]AUG -6 1924[[\stamped]] 

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For Prize Contest:-

About Easter my daughter was obliged to leave school on account of a nervous breakdown. Her doctor ordered her to be out side as much as possible I gave her the flower seeds and bulbs I had ordered with my vegetable seeds earlier in the season. The amount of pleasure and health she acquired in planting the seeds and watching them grow I can never express in a few words.

Both the neighbors and ourselves have been amazed at the beauty of the border she achieved in so short a time. Her seeds germinated so well that she gave many little seedlings to less fortunate neighbors. Now she delights on giving bouquets to callers who do not possess a garden. She spends much of her spare time studying
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