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We talked of Narragansett, of Newport and Nepansett,
We thought a "bit of Europe or a Sotith Sea Island cruise,
Considered Athabaska or a journey to Alaska,
And we raved o'er Honolulu (seen in photographic views).
We read pamphlets on the tropics and "on big game hunting topics,
We were very much attracted to the realms of arctic snow,
And we bent our heads and shoulders over heaps of travel folders
And discussed the many merits of the places we should go.
Then we priced the ship regalia for a journey to Australia
And we read a lot on Java and on Borneo the while,
And we talked ourselves quite silly over Argentine and Chile
And we planned a lovely voyage to the valley of the Nile.
But we couldn't get together on the wherefore and the whether;
Each journey we considered had the maximum of charm,
So we couldn't fix on any (for we didn't nave a penny),
And we spent our brief vacation on .my Uncle Billy's farm!
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In Zarantanto, Spain, lives the
most grandfathered boy in the
whole wbrld. Besides his father
and mother to look after him, he
has two grandfathers, two great
grandfathers, and one great-great-grandfather.
Also he has enough grand
mothers to last him all during the
bull fighting season, when he
may use them after the manner
of our office "boy when the team
Besides that, the kid is related
to everybody in the village. The
family name is Urriticoechea.
Really, there's a lot of honor in
the title "The Peerless Loser,"
which has been contemptuously
applied to Bryan. Not many men
can be a leader who cannot be led
astray and aloser who cannot be
Hard liries for old Abdul
Hamid, ex of Turkey. They took
all- but six of his wives away from
him, and put him in a-villa prison
at Salonika, wherein the only fun
he has is "beating his wives and
painting red pictures while re-r
dining in a bath tub. And now
the Italian fleet threatens to bom
bard Salonika, including Ab in
his bath tub.
The march of progress certain
ly is running all the-sunshine out
of the infamous old scoundrel's
life. It will be just like those
Italians to shoot up that bath
tub first thing.
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