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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 02, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 7

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NO SUCH WORD AS "CANT" IN THE LANGUAGE
OF THE HAPPY TYlPE OF WESTERN MAN
BY GERTRUDE M. PRICE
Santa Monica, Cal.. Feb. 2.
There is something unmistakably fas
cinating about a cowboy and his
happy-go-lucky outdoor life. From
the careless tie of his neckerchief to
the cool, calm, daring, determined
way he sits a bucking broncho, his
every act and appearance bespeak
freedom and courage.
That is how the .cowboys on- the
big Kay Bee ranch up the coast from
Santa Monica impressed me the day
they gave an exhibition of western
horsemanship in my honor.
"The boys are going fo ride a wild
horse," was the word that spread like
wild fire" all over the camp during
the morning. It was just like telling
children a circus was coming to town.
"Who is going to ride?" was the
first question.
"Why, Earl Sovern, t)f -course,"
was the reply. And right a,way the
interest doubled.
A Horse Can't Thow Him.
Earl Sovern, otherwise known as
'Whiter." because of his lieht hair.
is 21 years old and superintendent tif
tne ranch. He is called the most
dare-tf evil- rider in the country, and

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