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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 12, 1912, Image 14

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had relieved Collins. ,
Stahl and Speaker were the
only Red Sox who had any luck
batting against Dubuc.
Onslow, the Tigers' new first
baseman pried off a double -and
single. " ,
Walter Johnson weakened in
the final innings against St
Louis, but great fielding by
Washington infields staved off de
feat Nationals stole six bases, Clyde
Milan swiping half of them.
Laporte batted effectively
against his former mates, grab
bing a triple and single off Ham
ilton. Cleveland made seven hits yield
eight runs, snagging the fourth
straight game from the Yanks.
Blanding and Davis had n
even break in pitching.
Zinn, Yank right fielder, led
both teams at bat with a double
and two singles.
Joe Jackson crossed plate three
times, though he hit safely but
twice.
Slapnicka, with Cubs last year,
pitched a great game for Mil
waukee yesterday, beating To
ledo 1 to 0 in 16 innings. Slap
nicka allowed but five hits during
the marathon.
Though denied every day, the
rumor that Otto Knabe is to be
traded by Philadelphia to Cin
cinnati, where he will be made
-manager, still crops out as often
as denied. The latest report is
that the Reds have offered Egan,
Mitchell and Fromme for the
Dutchman.
Jack Johnson is not without
sarcasm-. He says he will only
enter the ring in the event there
is danger of the colored race los
ing the heavy title.
This is Jack's way of getting
back at Jim Corbett and other
white hope boosters.
v. o o -
SEASIDE LONGINGS.
By Berton Braley.
Where the ocean billows roar
On the shore,
Where the folks are on the beacH
Side by each,
Le us seek a seaside cot
(Charming spot)
Where to live the" simple life
Far from strife.
For two hundred bones a week
What we seek
Can be found where breezes cool
- Are the rule.
There, in beauteous bathing
clothes,
We can pose;
There's the place to plot and plan
For a man.
There will be a fancy ball ;
We shall call
On two hundred folks or so
Whom we know;
Luncheons, soirees, cards and,
teas,
Things like these,
Give the simple life a touch
Relished much.
Yes, the Simple Life for us,
Void of fuss,
Full of comfort and content,
Till we've spent
All our money then, ah me 1
We must flee;
We must quit the ocean foam
And go home
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