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shortstop. Weaver had to come
in on the ball to make a quick
play and. retire the batter at first.
Lake, a veteran, knew this was
the kidSs first big game. Frtfb
ably Joe thought he could be
scared. He started full tilt for
Weaver, trying to make hiin give
ground. But the lad stuck game-i
'y. When Joe saw he would eith-j
er have to collide with Weaver or
stop short and be put out he went
f your I
Joe Lake and Buck Weaver
through with the play, and Weav
er was upset in the collision. The
batter was promptly called out
lor Lake's interference.
. That isn't much on which to
base claims for future greatness
for Weaver, but it showed he was
game, and gameness counts for a
lot in baseball
, Rath and Mattick did nothing
sensational. Rathnade a dinky
jnfield hit, which would have been
aji easy out if his bat hadn't brok
en, thereby causing the ball to
roll slowly. Mattick failed to get
a safety. Both, however, played -"
their positions in ttie field like
they had seen a ball game at least
once before. Mattick, also, did
some clever baserunning. It looks
like Callahan had been extremely
fortunate in picking up three such
Rube Peters, secured from the
American Association, as carded '
to pitch ,his first big league game
this afternoon. ' '
Over the Banister.
Father's voice rolled down the
stairs and into the dim and silent
parlor. " "
"Yes, papa, dear?"
"Ask that young man if he has
A moment of silence.
"Yes, George has ; his wateff
"Then ask him what time it is."
"He'saysitis 11:48, papa."
"Then ask him if he doesn't
think it about bedtime ?"
"He says, papa," the silvery;
voice announced, impersonally,
"he says that he rarely goes to"
bed before 1, but it seems to him
that it is a matter of personal
preference merely, and that if he
were in your place he would go
now if he felt sleepy."
o o "
Willum Bryan is a sphynx;
No one knows just what he thinks
Another sitm of snrinc has dis
appeared since soda fountains
took to running the year round.
In Japan school children are
taught to'write with both hands,