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1 See Our Whiskered Sailor Friend and the Little Herring in His
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By The Herring.
We herring always travel in
shoals. That nieansJ-we go An
great, immense crowds. Some
are packed so close together that
you could stand a stick upright
Fishermen never know when
we are coming, because our visits
are always suddenand uncertain.
Herring fishing is done only at
night. The darker the night, the
better is the catch. "Sometimes
several thousand boats come out
to meet us. Each one has a torch
on it. Just think how beautiful
that must look.
We are small creatures, blit we
are the most important of all fish.
The poorest person can usually
afford to buy a herring.
We are often called "the king
of the fish," because we furnish
food for so many people. Whole
nations live on money made by
selling us. We last for a long
time after we are dried, salted or
Next time you go to the gro
cery store, take a peek at the bar
rel of herring and think of me.
Cousin Bill Taft's thinker has
taken a flop and he now thinks the
Republicans will surely win.
"Come on in, Teddy; the water's
Crop of second-hand postmas
ters on Rep. state committees is