THE CABINET: To Porto Rico, Roosevelt

To Porto Rico, Roosevelt

. . . Whatever

The place

That the wild

Beasts race

The Roosevelts, too,

Will play.

So parodied a rhymster four years ago when A. A. Milne's When We Were Very Young was new and Theodore Roosevelt Jr., having failed to become Governor of New York, had set off for the wild Pamir region of Asia to hunt Marco Polo's lost sheep (Ovis poli) for Chicago's Field Museum. Last week Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was again playing, in an Indo-Chinese place where the wild beasts race, when he succeeded at last...

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