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" 'OAP'N JONAH HIS FISH
Merry Old Sailor Shows'Us the Beautiful Salmon Leaping in
the River,, and the Salmon Himself Tells His Life Story
for Day Book Boys and Girls.
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doubt it. It takes a mighty sharp
fisherman to catch one.
I am called "the king" of the
fresh water fish." 'I am the most
valuable and delicate of all fish.
My flavor is excellent and I have
few troublesome bones.
My home is in the sea.'' But in
the autumn of the year I leave it
and travel to the river, where I
was born. There I deposit eggs
in the shallow creeks. The eggs
remain there until the next
spring. Then they are hatched
into baby salmons.
These children remain for two
years in the river. Then, in the
third spring, they seek the cool
waters of the sea.
Often, on my journey from the
sea to my birthplace, I come to
roaring waterfalls. To reach the
top of these is hard and danger
ous. But I am never afraid. I
curl my body so that my tail al
most reaches my mouth. Then I
give an upward .spring. Some
times I fail, but if I do I try again;
Did you ever see a picture of a
Next time you have salmon for
dnner, tell your mamma and
papa all that you know about me.
Kind political" friends who
started out to "save La Follette
from himself" will now return
to their cages.
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By the Salmon.
Did you ever go fishing? Did
you ever catch' a Salmon? I
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