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ers who stacked up again Orange,
slumped. Then he swung over
On the initial sack Chase- re
minds one of his famous name
sake of the Highlanders. He is a
clever fielder, good on wide
throws, digs them out of the
dirt and has a splendid reach. He
led the Franklin county league in
batting, with an average of .535s
in a 20-game schedule.. ''f
He also led in run-getting arid
in two games made seven hits iri1
eight times at .bat; five were doiP
bles ond one for three bases.
AFTER SUPPER TALKS .WITH CYNTHIA GREY
The Blue-Devil Conqueror.
The word "blues" is a contraction of "blue devils !" It signifies
i mental condition that is not dependent upon class, clime or coung
iry. There are some words that snap their fingers at dictionaries.
The blues belongs to that class!
As a rule when affairs have "been swift and strenuous the. blues
gather to torture and torment. They await no invitation, require nqj
welcome, and without ceremony they troop upon you in your hourj
of gloom. Or they bring the hour of gloom with them. Hours of
irloom constitute their-stock in trade.
The blues sometimes come at night, wakenJyou, and camp orr
your pillow. Th'ey remind you of yout debts, and doubt your ability"
to pay them. They rehearse the names of your enemies, and add
those you never suspected. l , ra
If you are jealous they bring incriminating evidence, and argue?
the case till not a doubt remains. vr
Sometimes they pull you out of bed to walk the floor, to read
to claw the air, or to plan suicide. Someone is trying to undermine
you; they put you on your guard, and bid you trust no one. They"
make figures on the wall in phosphorescent light, and with their aid
prove to you that your investment is a losing one. ' ;''
The blues are with you in the morning after last night's outing
They come with a .headache and remorse to tell you what a fool you
are. Their derision is harder to bear than their apprehensions. "e
Whenever you have a full tide of joy these tormentors lie irF
wait for you; they bring the reaction. After a good deal of experi-
ence with them, you finally grow wise and they no longer take yoiF
by surprise. You have learned the game. You have poise. iXI
They stick pins in your social triumphs; remind you of mistakes1
you have made; repeat conversations, suggest the things you should
have said if you had' only had your, wits about you. ?7
They create .dissatisfaction with' your new gown; they make
fun of your new hat, till you go and try it on. What they said is
true; it is not a becoming hat. You frown at your own reflection'.'1
and decide that they are right, - A