That Yankton

That which should accompany old age—honor—does not fall to those who go by too many aliases, like the steamship Yankton. She was offered at auction in New York; the highest bid was $2,700; the United States Marshall refused the price; and her sale was put over until another day.

Launched at Leeds in 1893, she was sold soon afterwards to become the private yacht of Sarah Bernhardt, who christened her Cleopatra. She was Sappho to her next owner, A. S. Barber, and Penelope later to H. E. Converse....

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