Myles to Go Before We Eat

Myles To Go Before We Eat

CAPPY HALL REARICK Happy Thanksgiving to All Our U.S. Friends Mayflower Captain Myles Standish is the reason for holiday stress. In August, he invited the Indians to a Labor Day party, got them roaring drunk hoping they would tell him where the wild turkeys hung out. Promising more firewater, he then talked them into teaching …

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