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WASHINGTON BELLES AID PLANTERS
SOUTHER COTTON CROP
Several Washington belles have en
listed in the army of patriotic men
and women who are aiding the south
ern planter to dispose of the cotton
crop which the European war has
thrown on the American market
The young women pictured here
have pledged themselves to promote
SOME READER SENT THIS BIT OF
VERSE, ETC., IN
Look who's here! Prof. Otto B.
Shott, the "Ragtime poet," late of
McKees Rocks, Pa., and Oshkosh,
"Wis. He will grind out (alleged)
"poems" on any subject by the
piece or by the yard, at reasonable
The melancholy days have come,
The saddest of the' year,
When it's too warm for oysters
And yet too cool for beer.
P. S. Will swap "boarding-house
interest in cotton by wearing cotton:
gowns at all informal social func
tions. The upper group includes
from left to right: Miss Lucy Bur
leson, Miss Sydney Burleson and Miss
Nancy Johnson; in the lower group
are Miss Sallie Williams, left; Miss
Margaret McChord, right.
poems" for a meal ticket. Landladies,
please "sit up and take notice."
"Jim" errand boys.
"Mr. Brown" head clerk.
"Brown" junior member of the
"James" son-in-law of head of
"Jim" head of the firm and power
on the street. St Louis Mirror.