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a beating from Harry Donahue of
Pekin at Peoria. Harrison's sec
onds tossed up the sponge in the
Joe Thomas and Willie Beech
er went ten fast rounds at New
Orleans, Thomas getting the de
cision on points.
Joe Mandot of New Orleans
turned the tables on Ray Temple
of Milwaukee at Memphis and
gave the northerner severe drub
bing, winning every one of the
eight rounds. When they met a
few weeks ago Temple got the decision.
BEST BASEBALL KID.
Petersville, Ind., July 5.
When Joseph Robenson joined
the Blues last spring the manager
didn't think much of his playing
ability, although, at. that, Joseph
had been the star sluggei ot the
Hockory Knockers of Bowman
for several seasons. But Joseph
made good with a vengeance.
The first day he knocked every
ball into Hank Horgan's black
berry patch. Hank won't allow
anyone to climb into that patch
for Anything, so the balls were
Every game after that had to
be called along toward the fifth
inningj for Joseph had the balls
all o er in the patch by then.
Heroic remedies were neces
sary. The manager couldn't af
ford to buy a new ball every time
Joseph went to bat. So he cooked
up a jim-dandy way out of it.
Now he ties the ball to a long
rope, and as the pitcher sends the
pill across the plate the rope' is
played out: -Joseph's b'at-turns the
ball in the" opposite jjintbn, and
as the rope,fsn?t'quitelppgnough
to reach Morgan's fence the ball
is not lost any-more now.-..
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L. , ,1, 57 ,2i3W
Smoker Give me a match",
Pug You gotter se me mana
ger. He tends to all me affairs.
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Arrested for speeding. "It was
like this My mother-in-law h?s
been spending her vacation with
us, and I was taking her -to the
train, and I hurried a bito's we
would get" -there before she
changed, her-mind andjdecjded to
stay a whilelonger with us-."
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has invented, an optophone, by
which blind persons may, locate
and estimate light .by-means of
the ear. ., .
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