Beavers, human Beavers, were everywhere: thirty-second degree Beavers in gray sack suits and decent derbies, more flippant Beavers in crash summer coats and straw hats, rustic Beavers in shirt sleeves and frayed suspenders; but whatever his caste-symbols, every Beaver was distinguished by an enormous shrimp-colored ribbon lettered in silver, "Sir Knight and Brother, U. F. O. B., Annual State Convention."
Every year Kennicott had talked of attending the American Medical Association convention, "and then afterwards we could do the East up brown.
Toward the end of July he proposed, "Say, the Beavers are holding a convention in Joralemon, street fair and everything.
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