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The Washington herald. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1906-1939, January 09, 1910, Fourth Part, Image 28

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Gave old and young some breakfast chat chatAbout chatAbout chatAbout
About this Prince and his famous cat catPrince allPri catPrince
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Was an orphan boy both parents parents dead deadHe deadHe f fHe
He was born they said in a Gypsy tent tentnd i iAnd r rAnd
And nd all his childhoodVears childhoo < rYears were spent spe t v 4
Traveling about in in foreign lands landsWith < i iWith > r rWith < >
With tinkering trading Gypsy bands bandsAnd bandsAnd bandshow
And this wasThe was how as a little lad ladThe ladThe > r
The fortunetelling gift he had hadMade hadlIade hadMade
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Made him quite famous in every every town townAnd townAnd townAnd
And brought him people ofgreat ofgreatJen of great renown renownKings renown Y YKings Y YKin
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And paid him well in in gifts and gold goldWhen = k kWhen f fWhen
When he their lives and fortunes toldBUT told toldBUT toldBUT
BUT Domino as you ou may guess guessWas guessWas guessWas
Was not a Gypsy except in dress dressHis dre dresswas s sHis
His hairThe hair was flaxen his eyes were wereblue wereblueThe v ere blue r rThe
The kind that laugh when they look at atyou ybtu ybtuHe o oHe > n nHe
He had rosy cheeks and complexion clearAnd clear clearAnd clearj clearjAnd
And nose and mouth and chin so dear dearAhd dearADd t tAnd
ADd a voice voice so sweet sweetand and a laugh so gay gayAnd gayAnd gaysuch
And such a happy merry way wayAnd wayAnd wayAnd
And such wise speech for one so young youngWith youngWith youngWith
With the loveliest accent of foreign tongue tongueAnd tongucAnd tongueAnd
And such courtly courts t manners and commanding commandingAnd commandingair commandingairAnd r rAnd
And such knowledge of countries everywhere everywhereThat everywh everywhereThat e eThat
That words of praise were on every lip lipOf lipOf
Of a thousand people on the ship shipAnd shipAnd shipAnd fl flOf
And even the reporters wished that they theyCould th theyCould j jCould
Could interview him every day dayTHIS dayTillS dayTHIS
THIS famous Prince knew what to say sayTo sayTo sayTo
To boys at work and to boys at play playHe playHe playHe
He turned discouragements to pluck pluckAnd f fAnd 3 3And
And changed misfortunes into luckHe luck luckHe luckHe
He knew what girls should always wear wearOn wear wearOn wearOn
On arm or neck or hand or hair hairTo hairTo hairTo
To make them lovely true and kindAnd kind kindAnd kindAnd
And help them fortunes each to find findPrince lfindPrince findPrince
Prince Domino knew what to do doTo doTo doTo
To cheer things up when folks were were blue blueThe blueThe blueThe
The prince prince of sunshine all the year yearThe yearThe il ilThe
The prince of fortune and good cheerThe cheer cheerThe cheerThe
The childrens Prince of power and good goodThe goodThe goodThe
The one they loved and andunderstood andunderstoodTO understood understoodTO understoodTO
TO protect himself from fear and harm harmPrince ham1frince harmPrince
Prince Domino wore a simple charm charmA chamA s sA
A domino of or ebony black blackrthh blackLeo
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And just below belo v a figufq figur fi r bold boldrhe boldThe V VThe
The head of Muffles iuffles his hi famous cat catWith catith cats
With ith eyes of blue and blue cravat cravatA cravatA cravatA
A domino was on the back backThe backThe hackThe
The kind for games in in white and blackAnd black blackAnd blackAnd
And in each square the spots of white whiteVhich whiteWhich 1 1Which
Which added up or subtracted right rightOr rightOr rightOr
Or multiplied on pad or or r slateGave slate slateGave slateGave
Gave the Princes age and birthday birthd t dated dateThese date dateThese dat datThese d
These handsome charms he gave away awayTo awayTo awayTo
To the boys and girls he hemet met each eathdaf eathdafTHE day dayTHE day dayTHE r
THE Princes cat the papers papers said saidWas saidVas saidWas
Was Vas Oriental born and bred bredx bredA bredA bredA
x A Siamese of the famous sort sortThe sortThe sortThe
The kind they prize prize in in the royal court courtHis courtHis
His velvet body of meerschaum hueHis hue hueHis V VHis
His bewitching bewitching eyes of of bonnie blue blueHis blueHis blueHis
His seal brown face and nose and chin chinAnd chinAnd chinAnd
And ears to match with points turned in inHis inHis inHis
His tail and feet and padded paddedpaws paddedpawsOf paws pawsOf
Of a darker brown than his whiskered jaws jawsAnd jasAnd jawsAnd
And his stately walk and the way he satGave sat satGave satGave
Gave him the bearing of a royal cat catPrince catPrince catPrince
Prince calls him himMules Muffles and all agree agreeThat agree agreeThat
That his name fits him to a nisei nicety t
AND what hat are your our plans a reporter rcportcrsaid rcportcrsaidIf saidHow said saidHow
If How do you mean to earn your bread breadWe breadVe r
We Ve mean to travel tr l said Domino DominoFrom DominoFrom DominoProm
From town to town as Gypsies go goMuffles g goMuffles c cMuffies
Muffles and I intend to start startVith startWith f fWith
With Vith tent and pony and Gypsy cart carlAt M h hAt
4 4At
At halfpast three oclock today todayTo vp f
To travel trave across the U S A ABy ABY jjjS T TBy
By wireless message I placed an adIn ad adIn J p pIn
In the daily press pr ss for a little ladTo lad ladTo ladTo
To join our party and valetbe valetbeAnd valet beAnd be beAnd
And guard and and andchef chef to my cat catand andme andmeAnd andmeAnd m mAnd
And when we land I expect to lace laceA laceA faceA
A line of of applicants for the place placei placeFOUR placef placefFOUR t tPOUR
FOUR boys were there at tw twf twoi < oclock oclockWhen oclockVhen clock clockWhen
When the Prince and Muffles reached the dock dockThe dockThe dockThe
The first a lad from the neighborhood neighborhoodWith neighborhoodVith neighborhoodWith
With Vith blouse of blue and shoes of wood woodAnd woodAnd woodAnd
And rosy rosy cheeks and squared off hairAnd hair hairAnd hairAnd
And traveling bag just waiting there thereTo thereTo thereTo
To take the place and valet be beTo beTo beTo
To this famous prince from across across the th sea seaHe seaHe seaHe
He was eating lunch of cake and jam jamAnd ja jaAnd jamAnd
And his name was Dutchv Dutchy Rotterdam RotterdamHis RotterdamHis RotterdamHis
His mother he said told him to wait waitAnd waitAnd waitAnd
And watch for Domino at the gate gateHe gateHe
He needed work his dad was dead deadHis deadHis deadHis f
His mother poor thats what he said saidBeside saidBeside saidBeside
Beside him stood the cutest chap chapIn chapIn chapIn
In native dress a little Jap J JaPHe ap apHe l vfiffl
He came he said because he knew knewHow lnewHow
How to cook coo k a chop or a mutton muttonst muttonstOr stew stewOr stevOr
Or a pigeon pie or a plate of fish fishOr fishOr fishOr
Or any kind of Gypsy dish dishHe dishHe dishHe
He said saidto to Dutchy Dutch y hed make a chase chaseTo chas chasTo chaseTo
To beat the others to get the place placeThe placeThe placeThe
The next in line was a negro ne o lad ladIn ladIn C CIn
In much worn shirt and trousers cladWithout clad cladWithout dadVithout
Without suspenders shoes or cap capAnd alpAnd capAnd
And in his hand a piece of strap strapWiff strapiiff
Wiff 1 iiff T i ff dis said
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spspec to lead leadDat leadDat leadDat
Dat ffamous cat I do indeed indeedIll indeedIll
Ill 11 be his grgroom gT oom an
charge a ffee ffeeWhen ffeeYhen ffeeWhen
When white folks
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to see seeMy sect seef
My t f Y nname he h e said sal d II is IS Dinkey D In k ey Dadd Dadd8I DaddI
I has no rerelations an never had hadHe hadIfe hadHe
He stuttered some and lisped sPed a bit bitAnd bitAnd bitAnd
And rolled his eyes and eyebrows knit knitihite
While ihite wrinkled twitches whirled about
To let loose his words as they came out
His look was funny and he seemed to b say ay
Go long you kids Ize here to stay stayTHERE stayTHE sta YTHERE °
THERE THE was another boy well dressed fires s e d and
bright brightThe brightThe brightThe
The student kind he h e coup coul read and write write
And knew arithmetic and geography
And had made a trip across the sea seaHe sea seaRe seaHe
He was sure he said that Prince and cat catWould catV catWould
Would V ouId decide for him right off the bat batTHE batTHE batTHE
THE Prince stepped up and Muffles Ivr urnes tooThe too tooThe tooThe
The applicants to interview interviewBut interviewBut interviewBut
But before the questions questi ns were begun begunAnother begunAnother begunAnother
Another lad came on the run runA runA K KA
A newsboy newsbo t with his Wall Vall street news newsBut A ABut r rBut >
But minus cap and coat and shoes shoesA shoesA shoesA
A happy lad with vith dirt dirty faceAnother face faceAnother farenother
Another nother applicant for the place placeTHE placeTHE placeTHE
THE Prince shook hands with every lad ladAnd ladAnd ladAnd
And chatted with each and seemed quiteglad quitegladThat quitegladThat quite glad gladThat
That five such boys had come that day
To get ge t th the e place p lace and earn the pay payHe payT
He said to Dinkey Dinke T as he began beganThat beganThat begana beganThat a a
That it wasnt clothes
that made a man manPLEASE manPLEASE manPLEASE
PLEASE stand in inline line and a d now said scfidJie scfidJieIt saidherli11 He HeMy
It rli11 My Iycat Y YLoo cat at will i choose the boy boyfor for me meLool meLookin
Lool Lookin n his eye don do dont t t stir or chat chatAs chatAs
As Muffles passes = this ° famous cat catWilfchoose catViff catl V
Wilfchoose Viff l iii choose a boy in half a wink winkFor1he winkhoc UV UVForhe
Forhe hoc he has eyes eyesthat that see boys think thinkRereads thinkHe r rHe
He Rereads reads their thei hearts and he can tell tellThe tellThe tellThe
The good and bad that in each dwell dwellThe dwellthe dwellThe
The boys lined up and every eve face faceWas faceVas faceWas
Was Vas turned toward Muffles to get the place placelQntuucd plactLCniinued plac placf1QntinucQ
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