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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 15, 1912, Image 21',
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. They would go along splendid
ly for a few innings, but when the
real test came they were lost sight
of, and now are all but forgotten,
whereas had they "had the same
early training I received they
might have remained in the game
as. long as I have.
The argument that city boys
think faster and are' more, inde
pendent is not a good one,. In fact,
I 'believe it is entirely wrong. The
country, hoy must think as fast
and as often as the boy injhe city,
and he.is thrown upbnliis own re-,
sources much bftenef..
.All in all,, give jne the boy from
the country the boy who has
survived the hard knocks for a
Km. if r
fired. He hit a
Hamilton, O., July 15. (Spe
cial.) With his trusty revolver
in "his right hand and a bludgeon
in his leftr, "Toots" Traub watch
ed for a chicken thief. His vigi
lance was rewarded about dawn
.when a dusky critter walked into
Tiic rViirlrpn hniiQP anrl ralmlv
svalked away with one of his" fin- J
By. Berton Braley.
Billy out of work,
Says he hates to shirk
Loafing' s no employment.
Sits around all day,
Hoping for position,
Which will give hjhVsway-
For his great ambition. "
Billy's out of work -
You can hear him kicking -
In the smoky murk . s ,s -; '
"Where the balls are clicking1;
Says that ha is full '
But,a job needs "pull"
And he cannot rgrab it -
Billy's out of work-4
Jobs don't seem to court him:
Billy feels no irk
Father can support him;
Billy wants a job,
But he hasn't met it.
And his heart strings throb
Fearing he will get it!
A Denver woman insists that
when her little boyknelt the other
night to say his evening prayer he
made this appeal:
"Oh,- Lord, you have saved
many worse men than papa why
can't you save him?"
o o .
When will automobile drivers
learn that they simply cannot butt
railroad express trains off the