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Section ISSUED EVERY SATURDAY FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS OF SAN FRANCISCO AND CALIFORNIA The Junior Call, Third and Market streets, San Francisco, Saturday, December 16, 1911. Good morning, Juniors! Who wants some birdseed? If you want it, you'll have to buy it at the corner grocery. It doesn't pay to plant it. One thing the birdseed ex periment accomplished, however, was the taking out of Ju-ju and Puppy a few of their kinks of conceit. They are not so self-assured as they used to be. Pup has come to the point of ac knowledging that there are one or two things that he doesn't know THE San Francisco CALL SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., SATURDAY, DEEKfBER 1-.. I'M 1. ALONZO about planting, and Ju-ju said he thought he'd join the big garden class. I wish everybody were as happy as I am. I'm just downright glad I'm alive nowadays. Somebody asked me the other day if my face ever got sober. I told them no; didn't have time to straighten the creases out.* Christmas time is always the busy time, too. There are so many little things to do, and they always stack up on the last week, don't you think? I believe I will get Mother a new opera cloak, or she might like an au tomobile. It's so hard to pick gifts really appropriate. Oh, there is something I want to say to the puzzle contestants. There will be a great many of you, no doubt, who will feel that your solutions of the puzzles were correct. Now, in answer to the question, "What ad junct to Thanksgiving?" the majority of the Juniors answered "Turkey," which was right so far as it went. But, if you will observe, the Turk had three keys on his ring, and the answer should have been plural, i. c.. "Tur keys." Now get in and try again, and be more careful next time. The new arrivals, the flock of birds that came off the birdseed tree, are §(Bdtn©nii busily engaged in investigating the <:oil of the back yard, and it is taking the combined efforts of Puppy and Ju ju to protecjt the wonderful vegetable plat. Puppy has already become dis gruntled, and I heard him muttering something about "becoming a nurse girl." At any rate, it will probably serve to keep them both out of mis chief, which is a goofl thing in its way. Now, boys and girls, make your Christmas preparations, but don't for get Alonzo altogether. Let us hear from you in the contest departments. Until next Saturday, ALONZO.