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Miss Diana Rico and Her Weird Pet
BEACH BELLE USES OCTOPUS AS
WRISTLET IN SAND DANCE
Los Angeles. Probably the strang
est pet ever adopted by the shrinking
sex is the little octopus carried by
Miss Diana Rico, a belle of the beach
es here. Whenever she goes bathing
or strolling along the sands Miss Rico
carries the tentacled mascot wrapped
about her wrist.
This weird creature of" the deep
a new tango step, "The Dance of the
Octopus," which created a sensation
when she first stepped its sinuous fig
ures on the beach.
When not clinging to the arm of its
mistress, the haby octopus , creeps
about a little tank built especially
Analyzing the latest Mexico war
news we are disposed to venture the
prediction that "Francisco" will soon
become "Pancho" once again.
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