A. J. Ahola, secretary of the Klickitat chapter of the American Red Cross, appealed to Klickitat County knitters in a letter printed in the Goldendale Sentinel on (fittingly) July 4, 1918:
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After spending time in France and Germany, in 1858 she returned to her family, then based in Pskov .  She later claimed that there she began to exhibit further paranormal abilities, with rapping and creaking accompanying her around the house and furniture moving of its own volition.  In 1860 she and her sister visited their maternal grandmother in Tiflis. It was there that she met up with Metrovitch, and where she reconciled with Nikifor in 1862.  Together they adopted a child named Yuri, who would die aged five in 1867, when he was buried under Metrovitch's surname.  In 1864, while riding in Mingrelia , Blavatsky fell from her horse and was in a coma for several months with a spinal fracture. Recovering in Tiflis, she claimed that upon awaking she gained full control of her paranormal abilities.   She then proceeded to Italy, Transylvania, and Serbia, possibly studying the Cabalah with a rabbi at this point.  In 1867 she proceeded to the Balkans, Hungary, and then Italy, where she spent time in Venice, Florence, and Mentana, claiming that in the latter she had been injured fighting for Giuseppe Garibaldi at the Battle of Mentana . 
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In converting to Catholicism, both De Warens and Rousseau were likely reacting to Calvinism's insistence on the total depravity of man. Leo Damrosch writes: "An eighteenth-century Genevan liturgy still required believers to declare 'that we are miserable sinners, born in corruption, inclined to evil, incapable by ourselves of doing good'".  De Warens, a deist by inclination, was attracted to Catholicism's doctrine of forgiveness of sins.