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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 12, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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Eton, Williams and Pratt of. the
Browns each poled a trio of bingles.
Do we know any sport dope? We
don't. Let's talk about ourselves.
.A lot' of bugs have been going
around mourning" about the money
the managers were losing because of
the postponed ball games. These. b.ugs
weren't sore because there were no
games for them to view. Nope. These
sympathy .philanthropists were sorry'
for the managers.
But how about the so-called sport
experts? Here's a bunch of poor nuts
who have been working their pipes
overtime and dreaming all kinds of
wild-eyed dope for the past Ave
months. They have sold players,
made new managers and have done
lots of other things on paper.
Then, about two months ago, the
training season opened and there was
something to write about. If there
was a practice "game, it was soft for
the expert. If there was no practice,
why, a gaping populace was eager to
lamp the neVs that Bill Smith, the
new recruit, was developing a ball
that broke four ways at once before
the batter hit it or that Jud Jones,
was a bear on pie for breakfast. Old
stuff and easy.
But gosh, when the season opened,
we thought it would be real soft.
When there's a game every day there
is some news. But thera aren't any
games. It doesn't look like there are
going to be any games. And those
pie yarns and four-track-curves can't
get across. During the big league
season you have to pull the big league
stuff.
We're sore. We want to see a bail
game. We gotta have somethin' to
write about. If there isn't a game
this afternoon we're"going to import
D. MacGregor or Jane Whitaker from
the high-bean department to write us
up like a white slave. We feel like
one.
"OVER THE FENCE3
ARBITRATION TO SETTLE
BUFFALO CAR STRIKE
Buffalo, April 12. The street car
strike will be settled 'by arbitration.
Streqt car service was resumed on
all lines at 5 o'clock this morning. A
truce agreement was signed, which
provides:
All employes to be returned to
same positions held before the strike.
After men are at work and within
five days after signing agreement the
company takes up all complaints. and
grievances with a committee of em
ployes. If they can't agree, then it
goes to arbitration board of three.
If the two selected "can't agree on
third arbitrator the mayor becomes
the third.
At arbitration hearings either side
can be represented by any one it de-.
sires. Decision of board shall make
I their finding within 15 days and it.
shall be binding on both"' sides.

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