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3UILD DREADNAUGHT WITH DIMES! IS BlS
PLAN OF LITTLE PATRIOT
'Let's Lick All Creation," Says Little Marjorie SteYret
New York. Little Marjorie Sterret
wants to build a dreadnaught with
A fighting ship that will "sail right
into a scrap and lick all creation,
same as Paul Jones did," is the kind
this 13-year-old Brooklyn patriot'
wents to give to Uncle Sam if a fight
is necessary. This little Joan of Arc
sent a dime to a newspaper with
these instructions: "Use this dime
to help Uncle Sam-'builda-big-fight-
ing ship. I'll send a dime every weefcj
maybe others will send dimes, too."
Theodore Roosevelt heard of Mar
jorie's scheme and six Roosevelt
grandchildren sent dime apiece.
Marjorie wants the warship called
"Ttie America." Prom the way
dimes are coming in the ship may yet
sail the seas.
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