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doesn't write, "the Cubs have gained
considerable puissance within the last
few weeks.2' Hey, Murphy, is that'
one of those new pitchers
He and his pahnless glove are two
reasons why the Phils may win the
National League pennant.
The ragman wouldn't give five
cents for the glove. Doolan wouldn't
take a hundred dollars for it.
' Doolan credits this ragged- gloye
for the 'base hits he kills off every
Dr. Mique (yes, he is a dentist)
says that when the batted or thrown
ball strikes the hole it sticks there.
It is not surprising to discover
something unusual about Doolan's
glove. The observer might suppose
he was equipped with a sein, to watch
Jfim cut down liners, hopping ground-
ers and short-field flies.
Although not a slugger, Doolan is
a fixture with the Phils. No .300
hRter could drive him off the team
unless he was a fielding marvel as
well. If he were batting only .100,
Doolan would still be playing, be
cause of his uncanny ability to do the
"impossible" between second and
RATTLESNAKE KILLS TWO
CHILDREN IN BED
Beach, N. D., June 23. A rattle
snake concealed in bedclothing at the
home of Dave Grant, fourteen miles
southwest bf here, caused the death
of two children, aged 5 and 7.
During the day the bedclothing had
been lying in the grass for an airing,
and shortly after the children had
been put to bed at night they began
fighting between themselves, each
accusing the other of "pinching,"
The mother visited the room, tuck
ed the clothes about her children and
retired for the night Sunday morn
ing both children were found dead
with the snake lying between them.
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