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The New York letter In " Kansas Olty Journal " says :— The othor day L bad tbe muoh-pettied outld of Mra Ballington Booth, tbe pale, pretty Captain of the •Saiv-tion Army put into my arms. It Is a plump baby iv white embroidered robes, watch the mother takes aB much pleasure as any wemao cot iv uniform m having 60 aheer and dainty and keeping immaauateJy clean. But the peculiarity cf the infant ia not ito chubby arms, noc ito BWdOt temper, nor its propensity to grab for fl;w«re, bnt tbe badges with whioh it is always adorned, The Salvation Army mother keeps a store of them, and garnishes the ohild with a new one on every ocoadon •• G.d's Infant," ♦• Dedicated to Jesus," " Ode of Christ's Little Ontt," "floiy to tbe Lord," "A Growing Soldier," ■• The Little Corpora), " Enlisted for the War," are a few of the emblems whloh at one time or another embUtzm tbe babe. Usually they are worked m gold floss on purple or scarlet ribbons, and serve for sashes, or are pinned from the neck to the waist of the ohlld's gowas. They ara Mrs Booth's one dress mania.

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A SALVATION BABY, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2159, 27 June 1889

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A SALVATION BABY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2159, 27 June 1889

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