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Five Dollars

May 10, 2012

In 1889 an anonymous recorder to the Wheel noted that he had observed the following while on his morning stroll on Sycamore Street downtown: “a safety rider passed at a four-minute gate. Further down the street he took a fall, an I hurried to his assistance, thinking him hurt. As he rose up from the mud he held a $5 gold piece in his hand, saying” ‘I took some chances, but got there all the same.”

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