The Indian Advocate (Sacred Heart Mission, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 19, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, January 1, 1907 Page: 4 of 42
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did not trust her- senses but when Pauline appeared
gleefully clapping her hands grandmother began to real-
ize that an extraordinary thing had happened. As the
Christmas bells were ringing for early Mass grandmother
and Pauline were kneeling in blissful prayer giving thanks
to God for His beneficence and kindness.
"Grandmother" said little Pauline "I had a very
beautiful dream last night. I dreamed that through
your tears and sighs God had sent two pure Angels to
bring us all these nice things from Heaven."
"So he has my dear child and1 believe me our heaven-
ly Father never forsakes those who put their trust in
That Christmas was one of the happiest that grand-
mother and Pauline had ever had. Amid tears and smiles
grandmother watched the radiant face of her little grand-
child and she inwardly kept on thanking God for having
provided a way to make little Pauline happy. But dear
reader there were also two other hearts happy on that
day because they knew that they had added another pearl
to their heavenly crown by a little act of love on that
In the little village church yard where silence and
solitude seemed to reign supreme was a new grave. It
was that of grandmother. God had called her to her re-
ward. Pauline was cared for by a ladies' charitable so-
ciety and many were the graces and charms that in-
creased from day to day the closer she advanced to mai-
denhood. In fact great promises were in store for her.
Her personal charms and lovable disposition her sincere
devotion and exalted idea of virtue won for her many last-
ing friends. In her bosom burned the desire to accomp-
lish something extraordinary.
The civil war with all its untold horrors was raging.
The lines were closely drawn and many were the patriots
on both sides who fought bravely for what they 'thought
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