SPAIN: Lucky 9's

Twelve million dollars in prizes was poured out at Madrid last week when the national lottery for 1926 was drawn. The Government had pocketed $5,000,000 of the $17,000,000 paid in; and the one supremely lucky ticket would win $2,500,000. Pandemonium reigned and hope held carnival with chance within the great treasury building, where the lots were drawn.

Traditionally a bright-eyed orphan boy turned the two latticed metal globes upon which all depended. First he spun the great ticket globe, from which, as it stopped, a single lucky ticket fell. Then the smaller...

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