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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 10, 1912, Image 14

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sand lots around own. "Bugs"
will make a fine bat boy.
Lots of so-called baseball ex
perts 'will now pat themselves on
the back and allow their friends
to buy them -a drink- Hank
0'Days Reds iost yesterday and
the Giants won, shoving the
Rhinegnen dqwn to second place.
Clipping knock's .on the Reds from
other papers is a great stunt for
lots of edifors who run a sport
page with the aid of a paste "pot
and shears. Whatever the Reds
were formerly they are. playing
ball right -now,
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Tjr 'Cobb was sick yester-
day, 'so lie only made four
hits, one a homer and. an-
other 3 double. Ty"s efforts
were unavailing, as his team
lost 4 - '
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The Suffragette Cardinals,
bossed by Mrs. Helen Hathaway
Brittpn, are bumping the bumps
daily and trying to outdo the fll
starred Purifies in number of men
injured. Rebel Oakes has' a twist
ed ankle, Arnold Haqser, short-
stop, Tvas badly .shaken tip sliding
yesterday, and teve Evans is
nursing a sprained hand.
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Caller Is the boss in?
Office Boy No, sir; he's gone
out.
" Caller Will he be back after
dinner?
Office Boy No; that's wbat
he's gone out for.
LOST ONE WAR
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"Tripoli town is taken again!"
Taken foe what? By whpm?
"The desert air is shaken again
With the cannon's dreadful
boom."
Let's see to what does thisjiews
refer?
I seem to recall in a hazy blur
Some sort of a war, but exactly;
- what
I quite .forgot.
II started out as a .serious,
A regular man's size war.
But now it's a thing to Tyeary uSj
Whatever they're fighting for..
Once in a while they kill a mule,
Bombard a house or a district
school. ' '
But what's the reason of it all
M can't recall.
By searching far and tracing
them -The
Turkish troqp& are found
With a Latin army facing them
And a navy hanging arqund.
And the soldiers loaf and the offi
cers plaj T
And all of them draw their:
monthly pay,
And why is peace worth" striv
ing for,
If this is War? .
oo
.
"Young man, how do expect to
marry my daughter if you are in
debt?"
"Why, sir, in my opinion it's
the only square thing to do. The
longer I am engaged to her the
worse off I will be."
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