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About The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972 | View Entire Issue (May 27, 1911)
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PORTLAND. OREGOIi SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 27, 1911
Otacet Me VPupdo we went to 'm-tt dwoCn otrtr In a N'Africtn country called No-trown-i fctuM
people didn't not wear no does I 'spect), an' tber Wat all sorts o' saraeiferous wild annimiles, an snakes an
I I I shooted 'bout forty Terra wfldes man-eitin er cfelunts an I telled Puppo he'mus talce t basket
an gawer up the game, cause I was orful tued, to I goed to take a nap un near o a bananer tree.
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En I jus' taked a r a ttick o celery what I er what I had in mine Docket an' I er I stalked 'at
ol' lion 'way up ther'iroo the mountains, an' froo the rirert an' night-tinies h' bed-fiimes an ever'times,
till he ffotted so thin an' pale 'at he crawled ud to me an he aed. MOk olease. Kantin Kiddo. do take m& 'n
don't stalk me no more, I hate cel'ry, I do 1"
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tuddently I woked up an I sitted up an' I hee-ard somebuddy rustlin an sayin' "Aroo! Aroo!" Jut' likt'
at ouurse a wasn i not scarea an u was a grr-cai Dig nomuuicrous uon n wnen ai ui uuu sec u un?-
well, I tell you, boys, he was orful scared, an he runned way fas s ever r he could go, Wbathe-kxio
So I ted, "All right, I wouldn't if he'd promise to be a j?ood 'ittle honie, an never eat people up no more,
' he ted his toofies was achin' an I I taked a a tooth-Duller what I had in mine Docket an' I I
pulled 'em all out, jut as nice an to't the poor ol bonie wouldn't never have tooth-ache no more. An he
ted, "taddy, Kaptin Kiddo, 'aft a big relief," he aed, "but what am I goin' to chew wif nowf'