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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 11, 1912, Image 20

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Here is Jack Coombs' right hand holding an American league
ball. Coombs is one of tjie "best in the big league business and when
he gets his fingers curled around atball thus some batsmen is pretty;
likely to be fooled. -
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Policeman and Tolstoi.
Count Tolstoi once saw in Mos
cow a policeman draggingjn a
most rude manner a drunken
moujik to the station. The count
stopped the policeman and said
to him:
"Canst thou read?"
"Yes," was the reply.
'And hast thou read -the gos
pel?"
"Yes, sir !"
"Then thou must know that we
must not offend our neighbors."
The policeman looked at the
unpretentious figure-af the inter-
rogator and asked him in turn : ,
"Canst thou read?" '
"Yes, sir."
"And hast thou ' readthe in
structions for policemen?"
"No.-"
"Well, go and read' them first,
and then come back and'talk with'
me.
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Too much rest 'is rust
Scott.
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