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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 11, 1912, Image 6

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are there, -a-nd'cager for'the blood
61 tire White Elephants. Calla
han and his-crew firmly believe
they are better than the Mack-men,-
and intend to prove it in -the
next four days,
The Athletics raised the Amer
ican league pennant yesterday
afternoon. Harry Davis and his
Naps assisted at the festivities by
walloping the champions easily.
And Davis didn't shed any tears
over his former teammates. His
tear well went dry when the
Naps last clashed witfi the Sox.
"
Sam Crawford' came to .HEe
in Boston yesterday, ana
drove out a 'home. run with
two men on base, winning the
game for Detroit in" the ninth.
Ninth inning finishes were pop
ular yesterday: Both .the Cincin
nati and New York Highlanders
pulled their games out of the fire
in the last stand -
" .
After losing nine straight
games the St. -Louis "Cardinals
were revived yesterday, Boston
being the victim.
-
The millennium has arrived.
Harry Wolverton. instructed
himself to pinch hit in the ninth
inning of the Highlander-St.
Louis game, arid made 'good!
with a double, paving the way
for victory.
Torh Flanagan, who will Jxajn
Johnson 'for his socalled fight
with Flynn, says he thinks the
"smoke" underrates the fireman's
ability. Tom is evidently going ,
to be attached to the Johnson gx
camp to provide the jokes and
comedy. -
SOMETIMES.
At3A.M. -. .,:.
His .Wife You needn't niakei:
any excuses. Jobn: It's all riglit;-
you're just in time to walk, the t
baby for an hour or two. " r
o o '
A colored' man; brought before
a police judge charged with steal- ,
ing chickens, pleaded guilty arid
received sentence. T he n the-. '
judge asked how it was he. man- -aged
to lift those' chickens right
under the window of the owners '
house when there was a dog 'in
the yard. "Hit wouldn't, b.e. no "
use,, judge," said the ihan, "to .try
to 'splain dis. thing to you,'tall;
Ef you, was to try it you like, as
not would eit ver hide full o' shot""
an' eit no chickens nuther. Ef voii
wants to engage'in any rascality, ,
judge, yo' better stick to de bench;'
whar yo' am familiar." -

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