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For the Schools

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RECEPTION TEST
2.5 (-2.25) Life and Work in the British Empire-7
Mr. CLIFFORD COLLINSON : ' Canada :
Life on a Cattle Ranch '
SCHOOLS know well enough that this talk this afternoon cannot be other than entertaining when it is to be given by Clifford Collinson , for, whether as himself or as that cheerful idiot ' George he is a personality.
Schools are to hear today that Collinson owns a wheat farm on the prairies of Saskatchewan which he wants to get rid of, and no doubt it was when he was fed up with wheat that he made a note or two on Canadian cowboys. He is going to tell you all about chaps (not yourselves, but furry leggings to pull over trousers) ; about lariats (ropes) ; and brightly-coloured neckerchiefs (to keep the sand from .the throat when riding a gallop).
And lots more about cowboys by a man who has been everywhere and done everything. A copra trader in the Cannibal Isles ; a shooter of alligators in the tropics, and of rapids in America ; a rider of surf-boards in the South Seas; a lecturer and entertainer to Schools.

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