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PATRIOTS' DAY PARADE FLOPS AS BILLY DAWES RIDES TWICE

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Galloping down Mass. Avenue expecting to find cheering celebrants grouped around the Revolutionary flagpole in the Square, William Dawes, the Cambridge Paul Revere missed his cue yesterday. The motley crowd of Patriots' Day paraders had not arrived, and so, making a detour, had to return a second time to receive his deserved ovation.

To the disgust of discriminating undergraduates out on a holiday an array of pitiably unorganized politicians and women's leagues marked time with hoboes and urchins. Boy Scouts marched better than the National Guard; sound effects went on the bum, and, to cap it all, a local merchant shocked Legionnaires by flying his flag upside down.

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