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then he Iites a segar and, tipps
back in his chare and wjnksat
t-the barkeeper, who is holdin the
well, these ducks they dont
hardly know whether they are
coming or going, they don't see
how it can be pulled off, but yet
they dont just like the way that
feller sits back and hands them
the happy face
so the bartender goes to the
fone, and he calls up the number,
and he asks for pefesser brown,
nd he ses, pefesser, tell us wot
card did the feller draw just now
the jack of harts, my friend,
the barkeep hands the 100
bucks to the perfesser's pal, who
ses goodby, glad i met yqu, and
how do you think they done it
gee, its simple as anything, yet
it mite take you quite a spell to
dope it out, blame if i beleave i
could, if sumboddy hadent of told
the perfesser always has the
same telefone number, but a dif
ferent name for,evry card in the
if the feller had jot drwed the
2 of spades, he would Tiave been
told to ask for perfesser murphy,
and all like that
and yet i supose there will al
ways be ginks that will bet on the
uther feller's game johny.
"Newport dames do hit the hay
At midnight," so the papers say.
Is this a germ of conscience
No. 'tis done for beauty sleep."
SPORTING ITEMS -
National League Chicago 11,
New York 7; St. Louis 9, Boston
6; Cincinnati 3-2. Brooklyn 2-3.
American League Cleveland
9, Washington 3; other games,
1 Jimmy Lavender couldn't .re
peat against Giants and was lifted
in sixth inning after being stung
for eight hits.
'He left bases full for Cheney,
but the, latter was invincible-after
this inning, when Giants scored
Wiltse and Crandall were both
easy for West Siders. McGraw
was rea'dy to substitute Mar
quard, but Cubs jumped to the
lead too early.
It was a game of slugging and
loose fielding. Chance's men made
19 bases on their 10 hits, the same
number of bingles giving the New
Yorkers but 12 bases.
Giants infield was way off form,
Merkle and Shafer helping flubs
with punk plays.
Archer and Sheckard cleaned
up for the Cubs in the big eighth.
Catcher drove in two of-tha runs
with a double, and SKeck followed
with a iour-timer that scored
Archer ahead of him.
Heinie Zimmerman put first
run across for the Cubs -with a
homer, his eleventh of the season.
yic Saier contributed a pair of
timely singles during the after
noon, also handling several diffi
cult fieldingchances well.
Chance was chased from the
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