that it is almost foolhardy to hope
for much, with a mediocre catch
ing staff. The catcher must
shoulder a great deal of work, he
must watch the bases, he must
coach his pitcher, he must figure
what the opposition expects to
do and any number of things.
There is no denying that a ball
club well equipped with battery
men is dangerous.
CLAIMS TO HAVE FOUND
New York, Feb. 10. Margaret
Cameron, sometime known as the
"niece" of the late Edwin Haw
ley, railroad magnate, announces
that she has found a will made by
Hawley shortly "before his death.
Hawley's connection with Mar
garet Cameron was the one ro
mance of his life. She often vis
ited him at his estate near Baby
lon, N. Y. He always introduced
her as his niece.
It is said here that-Hawley had
made all preparations to marry
Miss Cameron shortly before he
was stricken with the illness that
ended in his sudden death.
Immediately on Hawley's
death becoming known, Miss
Cameron paid a flying visit to the
Babylon estate. It is said now
that she discovered a will on that
Miss Cameron herself refused
to say whether or no she had
found such a will. She refused
to discuss the case at all.
If it be true that 'Miss Cameron
has found a will it is likely that
she herself will inherit most of
Hawley's money, and that many
of his actual relatives will suffer (
If there be a will, Frederick'
Crandall, the nephew whom
Hawley kicked out because of his "
love for Miss McManus, Haw
ley's own private telegrapher,
probably will be cut off without a
A Wife Was Peeved.
A Knoxville bride is very much'
in love with her husband and very
willing to admit it. She likes to'
sound his praises to her mother'
and to her girl friends, which is
quite as it should be. She has a
number of original expressions.
When her husband is good she
says he is "chocolate cake three '
layers deep." When he is very'"
good he is "chocolate cake four'"
layers deep, and so on up the!
Occasionally, however, things
take a turn. The bride's mother
dropped in the other day. The
'bride was a trifle peevish, but her
mother pretended not to notice
"And how is George today ?"
was her inquiry. "Chocolate cake
four layers deep?"
"No." " '
"Three layers deep?"
"Two layers deep?" I
"No." This with a pout.
"Then what is he?"
"Dog biscuit!" Pittsburgh'
Twenty degrees below in Ham
ilton, Ont. Several persons
frozen to death.
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