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s 14-i-Who was the greatest player ever given to -baseball by"
Chicago? - -
lS-In what season were the American and National league
championships decided on practically the last day of the season?
16 Name three of the best base stealers of the Cubs and the!
three leaders in each of the major leagues last season.
17 Did any American league player retire from the game
presumably for good and then come back and play brilliant ball?,
Who was that player?
18 Brown singles. He overruns first and turns to his left
instead of righfln returning to the base. First baseman touches
him with ball. What should the umpire's decision be?
TAKING A FALL OUT OF
; VICTOR F. LAWSON
Win. Hale Thompson lit into
Victor F. Lawson, the multimill
ionaire owner of the Daily News,
and Record-Herald last night,
when he showed what he said
was a tax receipt for. $17.32 the
total taxes paid by Lawson on
his $1,500,000 mansion on Lake
Thompson said Lawson's mag
nificent property was valued for
taxation at only $1,000. He show
ed a big photograph of the Law-
son mansion ana men one or tne
home of a West Side, widow, val
ued at $3,000 and on whic the
widow paid $43,95.
Thompson said that if Lawson
paid taxes on the real value of
his property he would pay $25,,
980 instead of $17.32. He charg
ed that the men who wear the col
lar of the newspaper vtrust are
the dishonest men in public of
fice.; and that the trust was trying
to control the, taxing machines in
Co6k county so the millionaire
publishers could make money for
itself and make the people foot
He said Lawson was one of trie,,
richest Jmen in Chicago anT
charged that he was the greatest
hypocrite in the United States.
Thompson said also that at
Washington, the managers oj
The Tribune swore that property
was worth $10,000,000, yet he
said it was paying taxes on a val-
uation of only $300,000, paying
$5,500 taxes when -it should be,
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