"A BIRD IN THE HAND"
In Which Miss Dillpickles Relates How She Met the
Bitter Problem of a Pet Flamingo.
"So I'm Taking Gertrude to Florida to Save Her Life."
BY FRED SCHAEFER
My flamingo is ailing.
Yes, this is entirely too far noYth
for Gertrude. She belongs to a more
balmy latitude. She's developed a
cough. I thought it was the pip, but
a veterinary surgeon pronounces it
bronchitis, with chance of involving
the lungs of the poor thing and run
ning into something fatal. No won
der this flamingo doesn't sing. The
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