SAM LLOYD'S NEWS PROBLEMS FOR THE DAY
Through the smoke of Popocatepeti
Comes a daughter of Ixtlixochiti.
A king of antique Aztec fame
To make the interesting claim
That of the family bush the fairest petal
Is one to make us mortals gasp a little.
No less than Edison by name.
Now Tomas of Teotihuacan
(Than whom no greater was in Yucatan).
Begat a son, who had a son.
Who chose for wife an English one.
Her son (nose, mouth, and chin proclaim the man
So runs the proof), most prominent American.
Is Thomas Alva Edison.