"Private Pagett"-U. S. Marine
SOLDIERS and sailors have from time immemorial been especially fond of pets and every barracks and ship has its mascot for whom the men often acquire a very sincere regard. Thus the Navy has its goat and the Army has its mule as every one who has attended one of the annual struggles on the football field between the teams representing the two great academies of the services at West Point and Annapolis must have observed.
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