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Index to recent Obituaries
found in the
Caledonian Record Newspaper
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont

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The following can be found at


This is a bit different.......
Its said to be found in the Caledonian-Record newspaper
on February 14, 1939

Description: BABY GIVEAWAY


Baby Girl To Be Given Away At Theater.
A real live baby girl will be given away from the stage of the Burns Theater
in Newport Wednesday night, manager Lloyd Heldman of the theater announced
last night. The person to be given a chance to adopt the baby will be selected
from the Wednesday evening audience, Mr. Heldman said. He told the story of the
finding of the baby from the stage of the theatre last night. He said that he had been
attracted by a knock on the rear door of his home Sunday night.Mrs.Heldman went
to the door, he said, and found the baby on the doorstep. Attempts to trace the parents
or the person who dropped the living package on his doorstep have been unavailing,
he said. Mr. Heldman offered to award the baby for a trail to the drawer of the lucky
number Wednesday night on the condition that she might be adopted at the end of the
trial period. The manager described the girl as being " in perfect physical condition,
about 12 weeks old, and having a pink complexion."

There is a box ad next to this article:

BURNS, A Live Baby Girl Given To Holder Of Lucky Ticket Wed. Eve.
If you are not prepared to take this baby into your home when your number
is called, do not respond. Additional numbers will be drawn until someone
voluntarily accepts this cute little orphan.

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