Miscellany: Clover

In Philadelphia, Chiropodist Edward Joseph Girard, 51, announced that his six-year standing offer of $100 to anyone who would find an eight-leaf clover was no longer valid, that he had just awarded the prize to himself. Still standing is Chiropodist Girard's offer of $500 for a nine-leaf clover.

Claiming the title of "Clover-Collecting Champion of the World," Chiropodist Girard in 20 years has found hundreds of four-leafers, scores of fivers and sixers, about a dozen seven-leafers. He likes to start a day in the country with a good two hours of clover hunting,...

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