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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 16, 1912, Image 19

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Roger Bresnahan at last seems
to have his Cardinals back in
working order. They' copped an
other game yesterday, making
five in a row. Rdger has his crip
ples on the jab and they are doing
the business.
Rickey McFarland outpointed
Young Erne in a 6-rouhd bdut at
Philadelphia last night, winning
all the way.
The American Olympic com
mittee will ask the owners of
major league ball clubs to set
aside a day to be known as
"Olympic Day," and turn over to
the committee a percentage of the
receipts. Contributions toward
sepduig a team of athletes to
Stockholm have been slow com
ing in and the committee is des
perate. Charles Felt, formerly a fight
promoter at the old Waverly
Club, and Walter O. Lindsey, a
theatrical man, are planning a
test of t the Illinois anti-boxing
law- The test will be made in Chi
cago. A ten-round bout will be staged
fand then the matter will be
fdaght out in the courts. The law
has been in existence, for some
time, but has never been passed
upon in court.
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It's all right to sing while you
work, "but for goodness sake
change your tune once hi a while.
SPRING SPROUTS.
Tijn 1111111
"Though I'm the youngest in the
plant,
I'm left in charge today y
Yd rather be with Mr. Boss
And see the home team play.1',
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HAt HA!
Here is the very latest Engljsli
story:
Wife (to husband at hreakfast
table) Percival, dear,, you niust
have been m very bad company
last night How did you get that
wound on your forehead?
Percival (f ozzelly meaning
thick-headed) J bit myself.
Wife Why, Percival, how did
you accomplish such a marvelous
gymnastic performance?
Percival Why, er-e T stood
on a chair.

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