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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 11, 1913, Image 12

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BITS OF SPORT
Starting sporting dope with verse
Is quite the proper caper;
It never takes much brains to
write,
And helps fill up the paper.
Frank Chance started for home
yesterday to save part of his
oranges not damaged by frost.
Frank's real job will be saving
some of the lemons on the Yan
kee payroll.
Making fights one day and de
nying them the next is becoming
a habit. The mayor of Kenosha
today said there was no chance
for a Brown-McGoorty fight in
his town. He said residents would
appeal to the governor if a permit
was granted.
Before leaving for Kansas
City, Joe Tinker of the Reds said
a Cincinnati contract had been
mailed to Mordecai Brown. Tink
er is going to Kansas City in an
effort to persuade John Kling to
return to baseball under the Cin
cinnati banner. John says nix,
but remember what happened to
Chance when he heard the jing
ling coin.
Jimmy Johnston, outfielder, se
cured from Birmingham, Ala., by
the White Sox, sent in his signed
contract yesterday. Johnston
batted .296 in the Southern
League and swiped 86 bases.
Joe Birmingham, manager of
the Naps, denied he would trade
Larry Lajoie and Terry Turner,
and declared both would be regu
lars on the Cleveland infield next
season. Lajoie is dissatisfied, and
Birmingham may be spreading
this story around to boost his -value
in the trading line. There
was a trade rumored by which
the two Naps were to come to the
White Sox for Harry Lord and
I KOUie .eiaer. ine cnances are rrt
tVint if T ainip is allowed to leavP 1
Cleveland he will go to New
York, as the American league is
bending every effort to strength
en the Yanks.
Two moving picture firms are
dickering with Frank Chance.
They want pictures of Frank
nursing the oranges on his Cali
fornia farm.
Koji Yamada, the Jap billiard
ist, made a great rally in the final
block of his 18.2 match with Geo.
Slosson, but was unable to pull
down the big lead the New
Yorker had secured in four previous-
nights. Yamada ran 722
to Slosson's 400 last riighi. Final
score, Slosson, 2,000; Yamada,
1,920.
SAVE THE PIECES
Save the small ends of candles.
They smooth boiled starch when
added while cooking.
Save the water in which unsalt
ed rice has been boiled. It makes
the best starch for lingerie waists.
Save the paraffin off tops of jelly
and jams as the latter are used.
Wash it all up, melt and put away
for next season.
Save the pieces of lemon and
orange peel. Dry and powder for'
flavoring or cut into shreds and
boil in a white sirup-.
Save the pieces of cold potato
and make a salad out of them,

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