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The catcher uses calculus in signaling an "out,"
The "batter uses figures algebraic,
For the former vulgar method was susceptible to doubt
And is -now considered more or less archaic.
The coacher helps the runner with a volley of Chinese
And the fielders utter Spanish in defiance,
Eut they use the same old language when they call the ump a
As they did before the game became a science!
They have catalogued, the players, they have diagrammed the plays,
Till they haven't left a chance for any guesser;
And the players' mental standard they will raise and raise and raise,
Till each member of the team is called "Professor."
.On their planes and curves and segments and their geometric dope,
And their mathematic plans they place reliance,
But their yells are just as raucous when they dub the ump a "mope"
5 As they were before the game became a science.
And tell it plain and truthful it's the same old game of ball,
And the players aren't a lot of bulging highbrows ;
They're a bunch of clever youngsters who can play a bit, that's all,
And whose eyes are keen and bright beneath their eyebrows.
There is still the old excitement and the rooting and the fun,
Whether watching arrant "bushers" or the Giants;
And we love to sit and holler on the bleachers in the sun
As we did before the game became a science!
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Frozen Raspberry Juice.
Mash two quarts of red rasp
berries and cover them with three
heaping cups of granulated sugar.
Let this stand in a warm place for
an hour, then press through a
cheese cloth bag ora vegetable
press to extract all the juice. To
this add the juice of three lemons
and of one orange, and two quarts
If we ate and drank only what
is best for us and did only reason
able things, it is said that not 70
but 120 years might represent the
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and freeze. Some persons put a
spoon of whipped cream upon
each glass of this -ice. The con
trast of the white with the pink is
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