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Hot Weather

From The Washington Herald, July 24, 1913.

I pick the paper up and see
    That matters are acute.
It’s 98 at Kankakee,
    And 99 at Butte.

It’s torrid up at Devil’s Lake;
    Hot in Quebec, we learn.
The cities fairly seem to bake
    Wherever we may turn.

I pick the paper up and see
    From Oshkosh to Fort Worth,
That forty cities claim to be
    The hottest upon earth.