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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 8, 1908)
1 THE OMAHA BUKDAX BEE, NOVEMBER 8, 190&..
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SHE IS WELCOMED HOME.
The morning Fluffy landed was a lovely autumn day
She much enjoyed the noble view while sailing up the bay j
But she. was not prepared at all to have so many meet her
And bring her flowers and fruit' and fudge and lovingly to greet her,
First came reporters in a group and shook her by the hand
And hoped she ne'er again would leave "her only native land;"
But when they asked her if she'd wished for Bryan or, for Taft
She would not say a single word, bur merrily she laughed. :
Then half a hundred women sought her out at Quarantine
And said, "Our husbands oft have said that they have never seen
A girl that's half as sweet as you, excepting only us,
And so we've come to see- if you are worthy ail their fuss."
Dear Fluffy smiled and also blushed The women said, "It's true,
And if thev hadn't married us we wish they'd married vou."
They handed her a huge bouquet. Then she was called below
And she (if truthfulness must .rule) was rather glad to go
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When they had docked the steamer and she set her foot on shore
"She found a mob of little lads that numbered near a score.
zsiSf?1' "We heard dat youse was comin' home an' so we came to
An say that all the summer long we soitinly did miss you."
The tear drops came to FlufFy's eyes, for every word was
And over every boyish lip quite sisterly she bent.
They'd washed their faces just for her and they were very
And when she'd kissed them "each and all" off went the
That evening to her hostelry there came vl crowd of men,
"I'll go down stairs and see them, aunt, and then come up
She went and saw the men were none that she had e'er -ex
For there were twenty-seven men all suitors she'd rejected.
"Let bygones dear Miss Fluffy still fee bygones'
don't you know"
(She almost laughed to see them standing up there' in a row);
. "And though you wouldn't marry us" (Warlike a col
u We're glad to welcome you i o town and hope
you're very well."
(COPYJHClHT 1908. BY. TUB
HOW YORK, HERALD CO.)
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