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$525 a month took Owens back
to the American association. He
signed a three years' contract.
Last fall the contract expired and
he accepted President Lynch's
offer in the National, in prefer
ence to working for Ban Johnson,
who is after him.
Owens went to the American
association from the Western
league six years ago. Blessed
with a fine physique and a shock
of hair from which he derived his
nickname "Brick," it is a nervy
player who will do more than
mildly dispute his ruling, or think
of rubbing his fur the wrong way.
In addition to his physical ad
Vantages, Owens is a wit, as play
ers who have tried to best him in
repartee will testify. Like Tim
Hurst and Tommy Connolly, he
is nimble of wit and sharp of
tongue, while his voice, when
making decisions, is of the fog
horn variety that carries to the
And his real name is Clarence.
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Joe Cannon Not to seek the
The New Year will be much like
the Old Year for the baseball umpire.
Girls, Here's Your Chance.
Henry Cabot Lodge
less displeasure at the
ment of the universe.
It isn't so much what the New
Year brings you that counts as it
is what you give the New Year.
Don't take the new stranger in
until you have tucked the old
year safely away in bed. '