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UNCLE SAM'S EXCELSIOR BAND.


"IF CALLED UPON TO MAKE MY OWN LIVING
WHAT WOULD I DO AND WHERE WOULD I GO?"

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PRIZE WINNER:

Dear Uncle Sam, - If I was called upon to make my own living I would go
to serve my time to be a plumber at Liverpool, because you have more
chance of earning in a big town, than in a small one, and they know
more than they do in a  little town. A plumber is a very nice business,
and you get good wages when you have served your time. I remain your
affectionate nephew,

George D. MIERS,
Main-street, Hensingham.


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COMMENDED.

Dear Uncle Sam, - After I have left the school I will have to make my
own living. I would like to go and serve my time to be a dressmaker,
because it is very needful for some girls to be dressmakers. Then a
dressmaker in the family is a great saving. I would like to go to
Whitehaven to do this. - From your loving niece,

Sarah DOWNIE,
Hensingham.


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Dear Uncle Sam, - If called to make my own living I would go to
Seascale, and I would keep a house and have lodgers. - I remain your
loving niece,

Jane A. STEWART,
Moss Side, Calderbridge.


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Dear Uncle Sam, - If I was called upon to make a living I would go to
Eskdale to be a dressmaker. I am sure everybody would be willing to
work for their own living. - I remain your loving niece,

Barbara TROUGHTON,
Town End, Posonby


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Dear Uncle Sam, - If I was called upon to make my own living, I would
go into some large town to be a barmaid, and then I would have glasses
to wash and measures to clean. - I remain your affectionate niece,

Sarah HAIL,
Stanley Arms, Posonby.


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Dear Uncle Sam, - If I had to get my own living I would be a farm
servant first, and after that I would be a butcher. I would have to
kill sheep, cows and pigs, and cut them up and then I would go round
with the butcher cart and sell the meat. - Your affectionate nephew,
 
Robert Brew BEATTIE,
Wasdale Head
 
 
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