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Captain Joe Tinker did some
"right-smart" . fielding around
Arthur Dfeviin former Giant
third qaseman, 5is -being used at
the initial sack fyy Kling and f is
playing a nice-game.
"Have you heard a lot of noise
over on the Njdftb Side 'today?
No? That's funny. The Chicago
and the Cleevland clubs of the
Unjted States League open their
season "here this afternoon at
Gunther Park and Jorge doings
are gomg on. Mayor Harrison
and Edward F. Dunne will be
present and officiate as the bpea
P. S. The United ,States
League is a baseballSleague, -
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Leach Cross had melted before
the pleading of. his family, who
and ha decided He better not
fight Wqlgast. J
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A $0,000 WALL0P FQR THE
N. Y. CENTRAL 'LINES
Federal Judge Cafcgenter put a '
$40,000 crimp in the 'New Yofk
Central lines yesterday.
Three oftthe lines, the Lake
Shore, the Michigan Central, add
the Bfe Four, were charged with
"conspiracy to rebate.
TKey hadn't been really Tebat
ing, you know. Oh, my no! Just"'
paying huge sums for advertis
ing n the programmes of thea-
tncal companies"' which would
promise to use their lines.
Yesterday one of theNew
York Central attorneys, Harold
R. Smith, blew into District At
torney Wilkerson's. office, and
dropped a lot of bints about bow
the railroads mighj: ptead guilty
if the government would be easy
Wilkerson displayed a remark
able lack of interest in the hints,
Scat last Smith came through,
and said the railroads would
plead "guilty in f he hope of len
iency. "Come right along and tell it
to the; judge," said Wilkerson.
Smith told if to Judge Carpen
x "Under the circumstances, I
think; the maximum fine should
be imposed' said Judge Carpen
ter, briefly, and forthwith pro
He soaked the Lake Shore $10,
000 the Michigan Central $10,
000, andtheBig Four, which was
.would miss him if be were to doj
in worse-tban the others and had '
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