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FIRST HYDROAEROPLANE FOR UNCLE SAM'S
Part of the administration's preparedness scheme includes a big fleet
of hydroaeroplanes to work with the navy. The picture shows the first "of
the new 100-horsepower single-pontoon hydroplanes, accepted by the naval
aeronautical board. Twenty-nine like it are being built by the Curtiss
company near' Newport1 News, Va.
I would rather see his trousers
Barely hangin' to his hips,
Or perhaps wo little' buttons-r-Axtd
Ms blouse all full of rips.
I would rather see him playin'
With the roughnecks on the street,
With his cheeks alTfull of redness
And some health above his feet;
To" gaze upon a youngster
Who isdressed all spic and span,
And whose folks just brag about him
'Cause "he's such a little man."
Who wears velvet waists and bloom
And his hair that's waxed down
And who studies every evening,
And who eats and talks just right.
Who is lovely to the girlies,
Who is teacher's pride and goy,
And,by George, you sometimeswon-
Was he really born a boy.
He is taught and bred by parents,
Who won't let him raise the deace.
They've got dough, but he's be better
If they'd only turn him loose.
H. M. C.
POOR LITTLE RICH KIDLETS
WILL BE. REAL GIRLS AND
BOYS IF YOU'LL lET 'EM
Some of the rich folks out intake
Forest really believe that "boys will
be boys" and "girls will be girls" if
' their parents will only let them.
A lot of Lake Forest's poor little
rich kldlets are having the time of
their lives riding to kindergarten in a
big motor bus. Of course, the sons
and daughters of Wealthy parents
could go to and from school in a big
classy limousine ,if they wanted to,
but it's va blamed sight more fun to
ride right along with the poor tots.
The bus is furnished for the little
This idea of their kin mixing with
the poorer children may seem dis
graceful to th parents, but te kids
think it's great sport.
Say! I'd rather see a youngster
With -his hands as black as coal,
And his face all smugged, with play
And his sfyoes all worn and ol'.