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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 03, 1912, Image 19

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be grain gold, showed in tlie-gran-ite
gravel. McAvany collected
the gravel in a small heap in the
gutter and filled a small tdbacco
box. '
Having heard of the tenderfoot
who always finds his fortune in
gold which later turns out to be
mica or pyrites, McAvany took
the gravd, less than a double
handful, into the barber shop, arid
placing it iri'a pan, washed out
the sand. The smalt particles,
some having the appearance of
lace, other as small as dust, which
had been dug from a pbcke't,
sparkled and shohe.
McAvany called h assayed acT
qiiaintance, and kftefc a shdrt n
spectidn, he dedaftd that if was
gold and the quantity In the gra
vel made the deposit rich.
During the remainder of the af
ternoon cfowHs "gathered along
the gutter for a block, and whdre
ever a small handful of gravel
could be gathered there Were the
particles of gold.
It is thought that the gold -was
washed from the gravel of an ad
jacent unpaved streetr
Friendly Tip.
"Does her father like jfou?"
"Very fond oi mei" v
"Tell you so?" k
"No, but'when I asked him for
his consent to our marriage he
gave it, but at thc-same time he
warned me that she4md been tak
ing cooking lessons. Houston
The salary of the president of
Switzerland is $4,600 a year.
. The overwhelming victory of
LaFollette and Wilson in the
Wisconsin presidential primaries
indicates plainly enough that
both Republicans and Democrats
in that statcat least are progres
sive. And Wisconsih has tested
out the effect of the people taking
the government into their own
hands anji turning the bosses out.
The victory of Wilson is es
pecially significant, because
though Champ Clark was the
only other candidate on the ticket
he had. the support of Harmon
and all Drnocratic reactionaries.
Harmon, Underwood and other
reactionaries jkepV off the ticket
and got back-of Clark. But Wil
son, licked, the wholej bunch, in
cluding Hearst, who is Clark's
chief backer.
There is no doubt but that La
Follette polled a much bigger
Vote against Taft than Roose
velt would have polled. This
vote, like that of North Dakota,
fridicates that while Roosevelt is
the so-called progressive choice
,of the Republican politicians, La-
Follette is the choice of the rank
and file-progressives.
Had Roosev(elt kept out of the
fight, the chance for beating Taft
and making the Republican party
truly progressive would have
been much better. For LaFol
lette was making great headway
when Teddy threw his hat into
the ring.
A cook book made by a cook
is better than a cook made by a.
cook book.

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