National Affairs: Again, Laddie Boy

Little newsboys, big newsboys, dirty-faced ragamuffins, scampering tatterdemalions dropped 19,314 pennies into a pot. The pennies soon lost their individuality, oozed together in a sea of molten copper, found themselves poured into a perk-eared, four-legged cast, emerged in the shape of "Laddie Boy," famed Airedale of the late President Harding.

"Laddie Boy's" statue was cast from contributions of members of the Roosevelt Newsboys' Association in every section of the country. Last week it was exhibited in Boston and will soon be placed in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D. C.

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