Books: Poetry

Every Government department has its mimeograph machines. Tireless, they serve many purposes—the issuance of memoranda to employes, for example. They are used in the manufacture of official information which is sent, postage free, to the 2,310 newspapers of the country.

Editors recently opened an "official business" envelope from the Navy Department, pulled out two pages of poetry under the title Pacifism, by one Archibald Hopkins.*

They read the first verse:

If a burglar comes to rob you,

Ask him in.

To resist a fellow creature is a sin,

So let him have your cash,

After all, it's only...

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