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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1913, Image 11

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bookmakers have been carrying on,
their business inside the grounds,
making a book on the ball games.
At the time the raid was made in
Philadelphia, 150 men were refused
admission to the ball park in New
York on the ground that they were
professional gamblers. Fifty men
who managed to get past detectives
were chased from the stands. The
anti-gambling crusade has been
carefully planned by President John
son of the American League and will
" be pushed in every city.
Martin Walsh, brother of Big Ed
of the White Sox, pitched for Tarry
town yesterday and shut out Stam
ford without a hit or run. The teams
are members of an interstate league
in New England.
Frankie Burns, who Is to box ten
rounds with Johnny Coulon at Ken
osha next Monday night, started
training today at a downtown gym
nasium. The postponement of the
fight means Burns will have plenty
of time to get in first-class condition.
Coulon is doing roadwork through
the parks around Logan Square and
also putting in some exercise with
the gloves and weights.
MEREU?O0MMENT
The state supreme court can't do
anything because one justice is ill
and the remaining six are evenly split
on vital points.
Which is an excellent illustration
of why the people holler for the re
call of judges.
Rep. Gorman of Peoria has apolo
gized. Next time Gorman wishes to
bldssom forth as a prizefighter he
probably will count ten.
The more we learn about Sen.
Waage, the more we think he'd be
a fine man to have kept at home.
Following the matrimonial mix
ups of the Upton Sinclairs is a reg
ular job.
Button! Button! Who's got the
State's? attorneyship? Aw, that's too
strenuous a game to play in hot
weather!
You certainly have got to hand it
to Mrs. Pankhurst. She may be fool
ish, but there is little question that
she is now dying and that she is
courageous enough to stick to the
finish.
Ah! Maclay Hoyne now is on the
trail of the terrible, treacherous trac
tion trust
Notice how Mayor Harrison and
Chief McWeeny are rushing to close
up the dives the Committee of Fif
teen complained of? Neither do we.
Judge Mahoney announces he is
going to leave the Desplaines street
court. There's his hat, and there's
the door; what's his hurry?
Hariloos Sitoogergopulos was
married to Eugene Constandinidou
yesterday.
Bet she'll never sign her whole
name now, these hot days.
Our noble senate has killed the
women's 54-hour bill, thus earning
the undying gratitude of the em
ployers who pay women starvation
wages and work them indecently
long hours.
It is possible that the women soon
will win the constitutional amend;
ment that will permit them, to vote
for representatives and senators.
In which case it also is possible
that the women will take as much
pleasure in conducting the political
obsequies of the senators who killed
the 54-hour bill as those senators did
in the killing of the bill.
Of course, we understand that the
senators killed the bill merely bej
cause the employers told them that
the employes themselves so loved
their work that they did not want
their hours cut
"Quarrels occur only irrthe animaj
kingdom." "I beg to differ." "Dp
you mean to say that vegetables
quarrel and fight?" "I do." "Ad
duce your facts!" "Did not an apple
destroy the happiness of the first
pair?." -
toltAjj-jav-aa; . -lJ
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