Today's a holiday!
Let's go out and play!
We'll go out and have some fun,
Kick in the door and away we'll run.
South Saint Paul has the prettiest queen
That this old carnival ever has seen.
You'll know our queen by the hair on her head;
Like Louie Hill's whiskers it's a beautiful red!
Torra lorra lorra lay. . . .
Horses ran away. The King was crowded out of the parade. Red flares, torches, giant sparklers in the hands of hilarious, milling, cheering celebrants ushered in an eight-day revival of St. Paul's historic wintersports carnival, last...