TEXAS: No Separate Peace

Nothing fascinates a Texan so much as 1) Texas; 2) another Texan. Thus, when news reached Austin a fortnight ago that the "Shooting Bull Detachment" of the "Texas Expeditionary Force" (both dreamed up by bored Texas flyers in Manila) had named Lone Star Governor Coke Stevenson CINCTEF, the homefolks called the whole thing mighty rich.

Governor Stevenson, who once promised the U.S. that Texas would make no separate peace, promptly informed the Shooting Bulls that as soon as the Army had the Far Eastern situation in hand, he would send the Texas Navy to fetch them home.

The idea tickled Texans. But...

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