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tation to a week-end party at the
home of some very wealthy peo
ple, a considerably higher grade,
financially, than she had been
-used to mixing with. She was sit
ting on the piazza of the million
.aire's ahode, with a number of
other persons, including her host
ess, and she was trying hard to
-make herseli-agreeable, bless her
1 She' had on a necklace of imita
tion pearls the wax variety, very
pretty and quite new. Touching
them, she asked one of the other
women: "How do you like my
"Very charming," was the
Then the dear girl noticed that
the hostess was wearing a neck
lace which resembled her's.
"Oh!" she twittered.' "Aren't
your's lovely ! They are the inde-
structihle kind aren't f-hev?"
(Note, for those who don't
know, the indestructible kind is a
little more expensive imitation
than the common one.) '
"Yes, dear," replied the host
ess, wfth just a wee twinkle in her
eyes,- "And yet I have to be very
careful of them. In fact, every
time I leave them on my dresser
my husband reminds me that I
am likel yto lose $35,000 in thirty
five seconds." Of course, it wasn't
a bit polite, but it has kept a num
ber of people snickerihg ever
Does college training help a
man when he the hard world
faces.? Big leaguers seem jAJthink
it makesthem faster on the bases.
American League Washing
ton 9, -Chicago 1; Boston 5, De
troit 2; Cleveland 8, New-York3';
Philadelphia 7, St. Louis 2.
National League All games
Ed Walstf was added to the
string of shattered., idols" yester
day. . ;
Cal's men were helpless before
Musser, a recruij:. Their onl-y run
came as result of an error.
Musser yras taken .out in the
sixth with the bases loaded a-nd
none out. A
Walter Johnson then disposed
of thesidc at th,e cost of one run,
made on Cal's single.
GandUVSox cast-off, drove'the
ball into left field bleachers for
the circuit. ,
Pitcher Johnson duplicated in
the seventh with onexm.
Walsrrwas fired from the game
in the seventh following argu
ment over a balk. ,
Mogridge acted as relief and
held the Nationals scoreless. ,
Mattick pinched and fanned for
him fn the Eighth.
Peters went nn to twirl the
ninth and" was nicked for four
Eddie Fo3ter,-the Chicago boy
wit IrWashington, naile'd a double,
Three bases were, stolen by the
Nationals in the ninth.
Boston Red Sox are only two
games behind our Sox.
They outbatted and outlucked
Once again the Naps trimmed