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precurtion act, can any reader wonder, when after one month, I received telegrams, registerd letters ectra of my wife, enquiring if I wher sick, dead, or if I thought it advisable for her to come to Adelaide a distant of 250 miles. Also if she should bring our children with her. Fancy yourself a poor innocent trough this World, becourse the head of the Family has been taken away from them, for no other fault, but that the Government of his Birth is at loggerheads with the Government of the land of his adoption. The only happiness these poor women has got, is the receiving of any news from her Husband, during her struggle. However even this little satisfaction wher taken away from her, and the thought and the fear, Her husband the father of her innocent Children might be dead, her sufferings are immangeenable

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