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NO KISSES OR HUGSIN CoilRTSHiftN-MEXICa--MAMMA
ALWAYS "WATCHFULLY;1 WAITING"
BY FRED L. BOALlT
Vera Cruz, Meic. I want to be
young again. I want to- be 21 and in .
love, i want to be m love with a
girl in Vera Cruz. I want to woo and
win her Mexican fashion.
Shamelessly I have 'been watching'
Dolores So I have named her
Dolores lives next do0r o the livery
where my horse is stabled. She sits
in the window, which is stoutly
A "She. Gives Miguel Permission to Stop at the Window:" He May Hold
sw Dolores' Hand."
On the other side of the bars stand
Miguel I am sure his name is Miguel
pressing his suit. -He mustbreak
down two sets of bars the iron bars
in the window and the bars of maid
enly Teserve behind which beats the
timid heart of Dolores'
In the cool, datk recess behind
Dolores sits her mother, silent,
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watchful, (grim. She must keep
watch lest' Miguel capture the slim,
brown finders of Dolores.
When I pass. the house in the
morning, Miguel is there. When I
return, late in the afternoon, Miguel
is still there. Tiresome? Not muck.
I -wish-T was in-his shoes.
And Dolores does not seem to find
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