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"ut wh'at am I going, to.-do,-Judge?"
wailed Libby. . .
.'Well," said the judge OT tell
you what I'll do: I'd-ike to hear
this that is er 1 aherifl I'd
like to see this parrot. I'll give
you, -a summons' i
"That's all right," said Libby.
"Ifit ever talks to you,, judge,
yoa'll have it sent to the 'pound
"All right," said the judge, and
issued one summons for a parrot
named Philomene,.-and one for its
owner, Sammon Roth.- Both will
have to appear in court Monday.
!An interesting time is expected.
Officer O'Brien explained his
experience in -court this morning.
- "Ungratful Creature 1"
'Itwasa very hot day and a pic
nic had been arranged by the
United Society- of Lady Vege
tarians. Therefore one may. guess
that the little party, that sat be
neath the shade of the green trees
Was mainly composed of. old
ladies. '. -
KThey were comfortably seated
and waiting" for the kettle to boil,
when, horror of- horrors I a sav
age butt appeared on the scene. (
Immediately a wild-rush was
made for safety, while the raging
creature pounded after one lady
who, unfortunately, had a red
parasol. By great good "fortune
she got over the fence before it
could reach her. Then, regaining
her breath-, she turned-around.
"Oh, yotf ungrateful -creature 1"
she exclaimed. "HereI have been
a vegetarian all my life. Threre'si
gratitude for your Answers
"BUGS" RAYMOND DEAD .
"Bugs" Raymond was knocked 2
out of the box today. The former
great baseball pitcher was found
dead in the Hotel VeleyS. Clarjc
and Monroe sts. Heat caused his
death- . v,
A wife and child survive him..v
They live in this city.
"Bugs," or Arthur L., was one-2
of the most talked of characters"':
in the national game. As-a-mem-
ber of the New York Giants he
pitched remarkable ball when he5
was sober, but his conduct for the
most part was so" unsteady that
Manager McGrawwas forced tot
introduce a new office into base-o
ball in the person of an officials
keeper, whose duty was to keep"2
the big-ball player's feet '.firmly
implanted on the straight ando
Raymond was born 38 years"
ago in Pensacola, Fla. He first
followed the pressmen's tradeo
When 19 he played his" first garnet
of professional ball with Apple-
ton, Wis - at
In-1905 he went to St Louisq
Cardinals. Later figuring inther
three-cornered trade by whicti'
Roger Bresnahan went to man-
age theCards and Raymond went11
to New York. - B
After jumping on and off the"
water wagon so many times that
even expert statisticians couldS
not keep account, "Bugs" was unsE
conditionally released at the be
ginning of last season. Recently7'
he tried t get into condition1 byB
piKhSng fottfnirrfcjjj&ms -ttfifc
and around Chicago..