Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
past eight" years, died suddenly yes
terday at his home. He had taken
care of diamonds in several towns
throughout the country.
Vardon and Reid of England made
low scores 01,147 in the second quali
fying round at Brookline, Mass. Ray,
also of England, was third, with 149.
Brickley of Harvard, last year's
football sensation, is showing fine
form at drop kicking. Coach Haugh
ton will depend on Brickley's toe for
many Crimson points.
A compromise betweeruihe Board
of Education and high school stu
dents, proposed at a conference yes
y'terday, seems in a fair way to solve
the basketball muddle. The cham
pion team in each school, under the
new system, would play the teams of
the various schools in the section of
town in which it is located. Then the
victors in the various sections will
play for the city championship. The
students will accept this if they can
get nothing better.
Is Connie Mack, manager of tha
Athletics, for years admitted to be
one of the wihest pilots in baseball,
planning a coup that will excel even
his former exploits? Reports from
Philadelphia indicate that he is, and
that the result may be disastrous to
the New York Giants in the impend
ing world's series.
News from Philadelphia was that
Jack Coombs, mainstay of the Macks
In two title clashes, was in a Phila
delphia hospital being treated for an
injury. He was supposed to be in a
plaster cast. That would eliminate
him from the post-season games.
Now comes a Philadelphia physi
cian with the declaration that
Coombs has a perfectly good spine,
but that his arm is receiving daily
electric massage treatments to pre
pare it for duty against the McGraw
ites. And the doc further says that
good results are being obtained.
- If the medical gent is not Jiaving a
dream a new factor will be injected
into the series that will upset all dope.
"H Coombs, by some miracle, should
l'"Frt nltln f r TltTl 0f TJT7nl Q f Tll?
regular gaft, it would be all over but
counting up the gate receipts.
TELLS ABOUT "DOOMS-DAY
BOOK" AT BIXBY TRIAL'
Los Angeles, Cal., Sept. 19. The
"dooms-day book," which the state
alleges was the record kept by the
so-called white slavery ring in Los
Angeles which, furnished girls for
men who desired them, win prooaDiy
be introduced by the state in the trial
of George H. Bixby on the charge of
contributing to the- delinquency of
This book contains the names, aa
dresses and telephones of young girls
available for the entertainment of
wealthy men. Its existence was re
vealed on the witness stand by Cleo
Helen Barker, one of the state's prin
cipal witnesses. -
" "i was entered in this book as
'Toots,' " Miss Barker said. "The
book was kept at the Jonquil, a re
sort, and was consulted whenever
men wanted girls for their entertain
ment. All of us girls called it the
dooms-day book.' "
The defense questioned Miss
Barker so severely that she fainted
when court adjourned. She declared
she met Bixby first at the Jonquil
going under the name of "Mr. King."
Millionaire Bixby's defense will be
that it is a blackmailing plot and that,
having already received $500 or $600
from him, Miss Barker schemed to
GETS 150 YEARS IN PEN
Estacia, N. M., Sept. 19. Probably
the longest sentence ever meted out
to a murderer in a New Mexico court
was imposed by Judge Medler, who
accepted Justiano Moya's plea of
guilty of murder in the second degree
and sentenced him to the state peni
tentiary for not less than 150 and
not more than 160 years. Moya killed
his naramour'by crushing her head
iin with an axe during a quarreL