Morning-Glory’s Easter Bonnet
Miss Glory, discarding last year’s creation,
For Easter must have a pale pink innovation;
The dream of last year is faded and small,
And blue’s the wrong color – it’s not chic at all.
“An American Beauty,” says Posy, “is style,
To wear my old bonnet is hardly worth while,
Since Paris proclaims that a Madame Cochet
Is entirely too small and absurdly passé.”
A YEAR WITH THE FAIRIES.
Written by Anna M. Scott.
Illustrations by M. T. Ross.
Published by P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago. 1914.
“Beppo, the Poodle.”
Now I come to a very remarkable dog, and that is Beppo, the French Poodle. I could write a whole book about Beppo.
Do you know he has to go to a dog barber to be shaved, and this cost quite a lot of money. Poodles, when they are not shaved, have long hair all over their bodies that nearly touches the ground.
Beppo is wonderfully clever. He will stand on his head when he is told; he will also pretend to be dead, and if the piano is played to him he will dance round the room on his hind legs, turning round all the time as if he were waltzing.
Beppo will jump through a hoop, and can do this backwards although it is very difficult. When he has finished his tricks, he expects a lump of sugar as a reward.
I am sorry to say he is not a good-tempered dog, and none of the other dogs like him, which is a great trouble, for there is always the danger of a fight. For this reason I believe Beppo is going to leave us shortly.
Our Dear Dogs
Father Tuck’s Happy Hour Series.
Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.: London-Paris-Berlin-New York-Montreal. Printed in the Fine Art Works in Saxony.
Publishers to Their Majesties The King & Queen, & Her Majesty Queen Alexandra. Ca 1910.