Coll. by M.C. Parler Mrs. Goldie Gardner
Concerning Alice Summers, had been lost so long,
Lost from her parents, without a mother's aid,
.in the dark night ... she was afraid
Although she was a small child, not hardly two years old,
Lost from her parents, exposed to the cold.
Concerning Melvin (?) Kansa (?)who was a lucky man,
He to take him all around,
That the lost child might be found.
Concerning Melvin Kansa, was a lucky man,
He told them that he found her, four o'clock that day,
Sitting down between two logs, all by herself at play,
He told them that he found her with acorns in her hand,
A-sitting down between two logs, all by herself at play.
First w o r d little Alice says, "I want to see my Maw,"
He grabbed her up all in his arms, and then he raised a
He told them that he found her as he was passing by,
He told them that he found her four o'clock that day,
A-sitting down between two logs all by herself at play.
The people all came gathering in like bees unto the hive,
Come all you young parents, take warning by me,
Never leave your little ones without your company,
You never know the dangers until it is too late.
And then you have to suffer an awful, awful fate.
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