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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 27, 1913, Image 14

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but was too late to play in th
world s series. He was 15, or was
it 16? when he joined the Dayton
club and 19 when he had sudi a
good season with Indianapolis
and helped Carr win the pen
nant," said Miss Bush.
"Owen stays home most of the
time when in town. He bowls
considerable and has competed in
Owen Bush.
the National tournament. His
greatest pal here is 'Johnny,' the
dog. Mother used to scold him
when he was a boy for playing
ball too much. She told him he
was wasting his time, as I guess
most mothers tell their hoys some
time. Now she is glad that he
had the game so deeply in his sys
tem that she could not get it out.
o o
Landlady You believe in mus
tard plasters, doctor? M. D.
Rather 4 I always order them for
patients who call me out in the
middle of the night when there's
nothing the matter with 'em.
Bofflises 'JST
If I had years upon my hands
And not a thing to occupy them
I'd hire stenographers in bands
And on this mighty task I'd try
them;
And maybe with the. flight of
ime
(Wherever time may take its
flight to)
I'd write to those in every clime
Whom I have promised I would
write to.
And then, if any time were left,
I'd take my volume of addresses
Of which I've never been bereft
Through all life's many strains
and stresses.
I'd scan its pages, one and all,
With names of great folk and
of small on,
And dutifully go and call
On all the folks I've said I'd
call on.
Then, if I had eternity
To utilize and were content
to
I'd spend the ages given me
In reading books I've always1
meant to. )
o o
Nobody now mentioning him
for president, Senor Francisco de
la Barra may come out from un
der the bed in the British legation
quarters.

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