Foreign News: Senorita Saved

When he engaged some weeks ago to perform in a rodeo at the Philadelphia Sesquicentennial, Alfredo Cuellar, trim-waisted Mexican cowpuncher, looked forward to a rather dismal time. One would ride one's pony and whoop artificially to the anemic applause of Gringo tourists.

And when he reached the scene, Alfredo found that the magnificent exhibition buildings pictured in the advance publicity were tawdry, flimsy things, jerry-built and incompleted weeks after the show officially opened. The 'Gringos themselves were calling it the Sickly Centennial—a "flop." Alfredo mourned for obdurate, passionate Mexico and frowned at his...

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