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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 21, 1911, Image 7',
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'George Lindsay, lt, of Phil
adelphia, heir to millions, taken
from Sun Worshipers' home, 3916
Lake Park ave. His mother is, Re
liever in cult, and resides' in col
ony. Authorities feared for his
life, because he was given diet of
grapes and Deer.
"Inspector Hunt says he will
resign if pressure is brought to
bear on liira, and he realized he
was not wanted in the department.
; THE GAMBLER
By Berton Braley. i
I've played in the east and I've played in the west
At faro and keno and such, k ,
There's scarcely a-'wheel J ain't put to the test,
I've tried -every game ptedy much,
And now that-Tin busted and down-on my luck,
Why, this is the. motto -I'd frame r
"Be nervy and daring and chuck full qf 'pluck,
But DON'T b'uckarioTher man's -game."
That's-where I was wrong, for Ttried and I tried
, To "Heat outthe blouse" which y'ou .can't,
And now Fm a moocher wjthoUt any pride,
A withered and battered old plant, t
.And therefore this bit 6f adviceJ advance, t, t
No matter what others may claim
"Be braye and be daring and bold take a chance,
But DON'T buck another man's game!" '
He'll paint you a beautiful picture of wealth
If1 only you'll fall. and sit in,
And then by the smoothest of swindling and stealth
He'4I rob you of all of your tin.
In politics, business or gambling or love
The wisdpm is everxthe same,
Don't fear to jump into the "hurry and shove," ,-
But DON'T buck another man's game!
"I heard you were held up the
other night and robbed of a dia
mond ring. Why didn't you call
j 'a policeman?"
"I was afraid I'd' lose my
"What became of that girl you
made love to in the hammock?"
'" We' fell out."
"Have you "been eating or
anges?" ' '
"I see. the skin all over your