Foreign News: Wake Up, Hen!

At dark, moonless midnight, ten midWest yokels armed with sticks surrounded a sidetracked private car. "Wake up, Hen! Wake up, Hen!" they shouted, then thwacked the car mightfully for half an hour. "Hey! Wake up, Hen! How's your brother Bill?" . . .

Prince Henry of Prussia must have awakened, but he kept himself and his opinion of U. S. yokels concealed until his car was coupled to a through express. His mission (it was in 1902) was to foment good will; and perhaps, when he returned to Germany, he confided only to his...

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