WOMEN: Ferguson Out

The incoming Governor marched beside the outgoing Governess— who did not take his arm. The husband of the outgoing Governess marched directly behind them— with his youngest daughter, the wife of the incoming Governor hav-ing refused to march with him.

When the band played:

The Old Grey Mare

She AIN'T what she used to be

AIN'T what she used to be

AIN'T what she used to be**

some of the crowd tittered. Miriam Amanda Ferguson, outgoing Governess, had on an old grey coat.‡

Clear-voiced,§ Mrs. Ferguson rose to speak....

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