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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 20, 1912, Image 14

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Playing
There is never a boy child who
does not love to play soldier.
Washington's birthday is a good
time to encourage this play.
The young soldier will be hap
pier if he has a soldier cap.
Either of the paper ones repre
sented here in reduced size will
answer the purpose.
One is the familiar triangular
cap made from an oblong of ma
nilla paper, with a red, white and
blue cockade. The other is cut
in two pieces just alike, of heavy
paper or light cardboard, blue,
red or ecru in color, and is decor
ated in red, white and blue
crayon.
If this last style of cap is worn
over powdered hair and queue,
represented by a cotton batting
wig, the soldier boy will "be suffi
ciently "cpntinental" in appear-
Soldier.
ance to play that he is a soldier
imder "The Father of His Coun
try." -.,
HEARD THESE LINES?
I love the name of Washington,
I love my country, too;
I love the flag, the dear old flag
Of red and white and blue.
My country is America,
My flag the red, white and blue,
And to the name of Washington
Forever I'D be true.
So wave the flag and wave again,
And give three loud hurrahsv
For our beloved America,
And all the stripes and stars.
Flag Salute.
I give my head and my heart to
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