Re: Yahoo cont.
Ray Callaway (ric@BEAU.ATLANTA.DG.COM)
Fri, 16 Feb 1996 20:01:35 -0500
Larry Tomlinson wrote:
> What is Pedro's FULL name ????
Mike Walton replied:
> Sometimes with all of the books and materials, you get stomped.
> I'm stomped.
Gee Mike - Since we are talking about Pedro, I guess you would get
stomped. I would be _stumped_ except for the luck of having an
official, printed by _Boys' Life_, publication sheet numbeer 26-011,
which purports to be "a history of the _Boys' Life_ mailburro, mascot
and all-around great guy, Pedro."
Pedro appears to have first shown his donkey-esque charms in the
October 1958 issue of the magazine. I will quote the first paragraph
of the article.
"In reply to a flood of letters - and I want to thank both of you who
wrote - The Boss has assigned a flunky to take down the history of
my family as I tell it. At last you will hear the true story of Don Juan
Pedro Ladino de Philmonte, known modestly to many of you as plain
Pedro. (~Flunky note: Also Flopears, Hayburner, Dragalong, and
Maybe I'll get inspired and transcribe this tome for all those that
desire to know the history of this gentle beast. But, don't hold your
ASM, Troop 534
Atlanta Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City