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SPRING SPORTS NO. 1 , v
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Raising Spring Chickens.- - " 7
Raising spring chickens as a
sport is something peculiar to
that variety of genus homo
known as the suburbanite. Oth
ers raise spring 'chickens profes
sionally. Only the suburbanite
abides by the A. A. A. rules.
, The paraphernalia Of the game
are: (1) a large, able-bodied hen
with a pronounced penchant for I
naincation ana mcuDation. &)
Thirteen eggs of irreproachable
character. (3) A soap box or oth
er like receptacle. (4) Patience.
i5) More patience. , . '
You will need a little of the pa
tience yourself. At least nine
tenths of it however, should 'be
left for the hen.
If you. have no. hen, 'borrow.
Many a .broiler has been -started
by a borrowed hen. vEggs can -be
secured from any pouftryman.
They are all eager Jto furnish eggs
in thirteen, lo"ts at 1,000 per cent
above the- market price. You
ought to get a fairryreliable set
ting for $5. The box is eaSy. The
patience, if not inherent, can be
cultivated by a course of eating
at a fashionable a la carterestau
rant or by trying to balan.ee a bil
liard bail on thepoiht of av darn
ing needle,- .
TakeAspadeand carve froni
the front lawn a square of sod a
trifle bigger than the .bottom of
the bpx. Force this sod into, the