The Dragon

Some years ago, in Salt Lake City, there was held a Pioneer's Carnival. One of the principal features of this carnival was the elaborate street parade.

The daily papers announced that on a certain day a great Chinese Dragon would be the attraction of the parade. Thousands were gathered along the line of march, waiting to see this unique thing. Our attention was attracted by the clashing and clanging of the cymbals, and other inharmonious sounds,—a fitting prelude,—and cries of "The Dragon."

Sure enough, there came the huge, glittering, writhing monster, hideous in every movement. It was dexterously carried by many Chinamen hidden almost entirely from view.

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"Weed your own Garden"
March 7, 1903

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