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I visited the calaboose,
which had two apartments.
- "A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences", Laura S. Haviland.
It gave way now long enough to let the oaken doors of the calaboose
close behind tough, farm- hand, and the farmer's wild son.
- "Christmas Eve on Lonesome and Other Stories", John Fox, Jr..
They'll not do him any good, however, for he'll be in the calaboose
by this time to- morrow, if there are men enough in the settlement to find him.
- "The Boy Trapper", Harry Castlemon.