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CUBS' SECRETARY GOES
HUNTING'AND IS HUNTED
BloodtKirsty Herd of Cariboo
Chases Charley 'Williams Up
Tree, Where He Intrudes on
A woeful tale is wafted Chica-co-ward
from Trude Lake, Wis
consin, where Cqmiskey's brave
men have been trying to forget.
Part of the tale is told in a let
ter from Charley Williams, sec
retary of the Cubs. ' The letters
begin with the statement that
Charley is coming home, and
then goes on:
"Believe me, the Wisconsin
woods are no place for a quiet,
peace-loving baseball secretary,
and hunting is nix."
And then the letter goes on to
repeat, that Charley is coming
It appears that Charley didn't
know very much about .hunting,
but was willing to take a chance
at anything once. So he borrow
ed a gun from one of the party,
and went bravely forth to kill a
He got lost, and while trying.to'
get his bearings, came, suddenly
upon a herd of bloodthirsty car
ibou. The caribou also came
upon Charley, and Charley fled.
He saw-a tree -that looked as if
the scenery might be pretty nice
from the1 top, and swung himself
into ,the branches, thereby inter--rupting'a
passionate re-union of
the Bruin fa'mily.
At the same instant-he saw the
bears, Charley saw another tree
that lookeoH if -'roight- f fve-'
even a better view than the one
he was in.
He made the other tree'wliile
Bruin and'Mrs. Bruin were still
wondering who the strarige'ani
mals might be, and" Jtblbkupa
commanding position meaning
one near the top.
Several hours later, a search
ing party from the camp fpund
Charley still in a commanding
position and greatly intereste'd'ih
the scenery from above." "He still
had the gun over his shoulder,
and he hadn't fired a shot. .'
As Charley rise's to remark,
there are times when hurfting'is
Widows Entitled 'to Money.; To
Be Paid This Week.
Widows of the- firemen who
lost their lives with Chief Horan
in the Morris Packing Co. fire-last
December, will. receive before the
end of the week the money which
was contributed'for them 'by citi
zens of Chicago.' J
The distribution of. the $220,
000 after ten month's was assured
with'the signing of rele'ases." Thfs
action followed the'decision of H.
N. Higinbotnam and other mem
bers of the citiezns' committee
not to'appeal the ruling of Judge
William F. Cooper that the
widows and orphans were en
titled to the money subscribed,
and the committee was without
authority to invest it 'for them.
Th' most popular girls are
those, who can make a'young fel
ler think everything he says is