Newspaper Page Text
- 'camped at Camp Jerome for the
annual shooting. It is understood
several members of the party took
a few "shots" on the way to
Sheriff Harburger of New York
stopped the bout between Gun
boat Smith and Jim Stewart in
the eighth round. Stewart was
floored five times -during the mill,
which was all in' favor of Smith.
Tommy Gary of Chicago beat
Andy Besenah in ten rounds at
Cincinnati last night. Gary gave
the best exhibition since the re
vival of boxing in Cincinnati.
Chicago's football prospects
must be improving. Coach Stagg
. this morning decla'res there is no
i hope for the team, and that it
could hardly hope to beat Vassar.
The' Cubs won an exhibition
game from Michigan City, 6 to 1.
Cheney, Leineld and Reulbach
pitched for the Cubs. Cheney and
Archer each poled homers.
A small boy went into a shop
and asked for a bun. The young
lady handed it to him, and he said
he'd changed his mind, and would
rather have a glass of lemonade.
It wasgiven him, and he drank
it, and was going out of the shop
without paying, when the young
lady called out:
"Hi, hi, little boy, you haven't
paid for that lemonade!"
"Well," said the boy, "I gave
you the bun for it."
"Yes, but you didn't pay for
"Well, I didn't eat it, did I?"
And off he walked out of the shop.
A scientific lecturer, at the con
clusion of a lecture of the most
obscure description, took a sip of
water and said, "Now, if any one
has a question of a scientific na
ture to ask, I shall be glad to an
swer it to the best of my ability."
An old lady in a plaid shawl rose.
uWiIl you please tell me why it is,
sir," she asked, "that wet tea
leaves kill cockroaches?" The
lecturer knew no mote than
Adam why wet tea-leaves killed
cockroaches, but. not to be non
plussed, he answered glibly,
When a cockroach, madam, sees
,a wet tea-leaf, he exclaims, 'Hal
io, here's a blanket!' and then
wraps himself up in it, falls asleep
and naturally catches a severe
cold, which, developing into pneu
monia, in a few days kills the un
HEFJ0LT FOR THEM
It was-his first engagement, his
first glimpse of battle, and as the
bullet? whistled round him he pre
sented a curious sight
His face was sickly white, his
teeth chattered, and his knees
It was nervousness, perhaps;
but the sergeant thought he was
merely frightened, and bristled
"Tom," he whispered, in shock- ,
ed tones, "is it tremblin' ye are for '
your own skin ?"
Thomas made a valiant effort"
to keep his teeth still as he re
plied: "Sure, I'm trembiln' for the
enemy! They don't know I'm