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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 07, 1912, Image 18

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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
little heart.
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
pearls?"
"Very charming," was the
courteous answer.
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
since.
Does college training help a
man when he the hard world
faces.? Big leaguers seem jAJthink
it makesthem faster on the bases.
BASEBALL PICKUPS
Yesterday's Results,
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
postponed rain.
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
runs..
Eddie Fo3ter,-the Chicago boy
wit IrWashington, naile'd a double,
and single.
Three bases were, stolen by the
Nationals in the ninth.
Boston Red Sox are only two
games behind our Sox.
They outbatted and outlucked
the Tigers.
Once again the Naps trimmed

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