E. G. Miller
has been prominently mentioned for the vacancy on the Supreme bench of Wis. But I think another is to be named.I have been for many years in the government service as a railway postal clerk. I have four children living, a boy and three girls, and they are all at home, so we are enjoying life about as well as any family can who haven't much of this world's wealth. I have always taken a lively interest in the world's work. As a member of state Senate in 1874-6, I fathered a scheme for establishing a state normal school at Cedar Falls in this county and [made?] it [illegible]. The school has been a grand success and of course I am proud to be identified with an institution so useful.Pardon me for again referring to "Stickeen", I am still firm in the belief that if the story of your "wildest of wild days" were fully illustrated, it would make a most attractive little volume and would 02387
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