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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 29, 1912, Image 23',
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saw a little four-year-old
Out in the grass at play:
3e watched a little patch ol sun
That came and danced awa'.
And suddenly his eyes lit up,"""
" He gave a little cry t
Ind clappe4 his hands in wild delights-
He saw a butterfly,
e followed it and ried to catch
lit flitted on ahead of him
Across the clover-lands. "
Again and yefragain he tried, ' '',
H It always flew away; . vk
lAnd left him lonely when the sun.
Had vanishetf-from the day; . :
And through the night the little
Would clutch his hands and cry
QuAt froth, his dreams, "Oh, pome
Bright little butterfly."
And this is life with ybu and me,
Children we are who run
To" chase some worider-spangled
That glistens m the stra.
And when night comes our "empty
Clutch at, glad dreams that
kfp through the silence and the
f dark y ,
To shine across our sleepy -
At some London theaters-.they
jve you a return check by stamp
ing rass in. your nana.
, ABOUT PEOPLE
This man has a pretty fah
job on hand,, that of measuring
the earth -or the
tionv r.T Louis
returned irom an
observation vt o u r
around the globe,
will now get busy
finding out just how
big this little earth
of -ours is. He will
do it in a scientific
'J fcrf MVT
way ana not with a foot-rule.
Pittsburg papers aret discussing
a 9 d'clocK curfew for men Might
help Pittsburg ,to Send Carnegie's
"boys'1 to bed at thatfthour, any
how. ' -
Part of the. U. S. army is- shak
ing in its boots at" San. Djego.
Mexican matters have prompted
army medical staff to ask 'the
boys how theyJreffiyed as to vac
Most platinum comes from
California and Oregon and its
price has recently risen until it's
twice that of gold. -
North pole is located in midst
of an ice-bpund sea basin. South
pole in midst of plateau of rock.
' Dr. Johannsen, of Copenhagen,
chloroforms 5his flower bulbs, so
jas. to'give thetn'complete rest