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And then artists are expensive,
and Gertrude has to have her toe
nails manicured to go with the
pictures, and manicuring toe-nails
Still it's a great jdeat and prob
ably girls who haven't got so
much money as Gertrude could
economize on the artist and mani
cure part of it. They might dress
their legs in beauty patches such
as the women used to use on their
faces about 1850.
MURPHY AND CHANCE
The baseball scrap between
Owner Murphy and Manager
Chance of the Cubs is largely a
battle between money and brains
1 Murphy representing the
money and Chance the brains.
Everybody knows that Frank
Chance made the Cubs the great
baseball fighting machine they
are, although Murphy as owner
of most of the stock was the real
owner of the club and got most of
Very likely it has stuck in Mur
phy's craw that the baseball pub
lic gave Chance the credit for Cub
success instead of throwing bou
quets at Murphy, who owned the
stock. Men who make a lot of
money out of the work of others
do like to swell around and make
themselves believe it was their
money instead of an employe's
But Murphy could never con
the public into any such belief
even though he fools himself.
With Murphy's disposition,
temperament and lack of knowl
edge of human nature, if he were
to manage the Cubs himself they
probably Would be cellar cham
pions instead of many-time pen
Anyhow, the fans know who
the reaUeader ofthe Cubs is, and
his lastTname is Frank Chance.
Somebody ought to stick' a pin
in Murphy and see the wind es
cape. A BALLADE OF AUTUMN
By Berton Braley.
Leaves turning sere,
Nights getting chill. -
Apple time s here8
Frost on the sill!
Air has a thrill ;
Pulpit and pen
Coal's gettin' dear
' (Think of the bill)
Fall togs appear
Frost's on the sill.
Colleges fill, v
Slaughter and kill,
Autumn again 1
Crisp days and clear,
Good time to "grill"
Work like a steer
Frost's on the sill!
Who could make ill
Nature brings still
Autumn again ?
Whoop ! Jack and Jill,.
Frost's on the sill!
Autumn again I