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ting a J)lack eye. The two have been
enemies since last year, when "Wol
verton was' manager of of the Yanks
and James was, a Nap.
, Al Reich Icnocked out Tim Logan
in the fourth round in Nevj; York.
"Reich. showed' Tie, knows little about
the. fight game, butLoganknows less.
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MAYQR CLOSES WEISS SALOON
Saloonkeeper Ed Weiss, power of
the- Twenty-second street redlight
district, has finally been closed up by
order of Mayor Harrison.
Weiss' place is 'located at 32 W,
22d street. The 'Committee of Fif
teen reported the -place to the mayor
after evidence was introduced during
awhite slave case before Federal
Judge Landis pertaining -to caBh
transactions in vice in Weiss' place.
'Mayor Harrison, however, denies
that lie closed the place to satisfy Jul
ius Rosenwald's reform organization.
"They had nothing to do' with my
auction in this ase," said the mayor.
"I decided to close the place after I
had read a report of the -evidence in
a white slave case before Judge Lan
dis." . (
The mayor also intimated that the
committee's fight was confined to the
22d street district,territory that large
- interests are seeking to obtain.
'"It is rumored that one of the-men
whose name appears on the letter
head" of "the committee is the real
owner "of some property in the' red
ligfit district," said the mayor, "al
though, very wisely, tlie title is Iij his
brother-in-law's name." ' ' .
The committee, however, has taken
unto themselves the credit' for the
closing of the "Weiss saloon.
"NUFFIN TO'IT"-"AINT NO USE"
Galesburg, III., 'Oct. 22. An old
colored bootblack, 'asked whatr he
thought of the. world's series a't a
time when it actively engaged the
attention of, the public expressed, the
following queer quirks o philosophy:
"NjuffinHo it,rt hanswered. j;Nuf-
fin' to it,, 'cent stravagpnce. Dem bi
league nvmpgers, dey go out beatin -up
de bushes for a pitcher nobody can
hit, and when dey find him dey spend
enough for him to keep all, the. good
colored folks in beer and bacon for
ten year or mo'. An' den de rest,of
de managers goes out and beats up I
some mo' bushes and gets a batter I
wot can, hit any ball any libin' pitcher
can, throw. N - T
"It's a good deal like old mammy
used to say down South," he con- i
clflded dolefully. 'Ain't no use fq'
us po' niggers,' she'd say. '01 Mars
he go buy mo' niggers to xaise mo'
cotton to buy mo' niggers to raise
mo' cotton ain't no use.' " ' '
MEXICO UP AGAINST THE HIQH
COST OF LVING
Washington, Oct. 22. Consider
able apprehension is felt, over the
elections to tie held at Mexico City
next'Sunday. That they will be farc
ical Is. admitted, but there is grave
danger that when the- announcement
is 'made that HUerta will continue
as "provisional president" and abso
lute'' dictator , serious outrages ay
be committed against foreigners in
the ensuing demonstrations.
"With the price of foodstuffs and
clothing advancing by 'leaps and
bounds, and exchange in Mexico City
already beyond the prohibitive mark,
the feeling against Americans, who
are, held responsible for existing con
ditions', continues to grow.
DIAZ AT VERA CRUZ
Vera Cruz. GenerkrFelix Diaz ar- -iJ
rived herp -from JEIavana abdard th,e '
German steamship Corcpvado. Ow
ing to the' popular Impression that
Huerta.had ordered the-soldiers to
fire on top noisy demonstrators the
crowd at the pier was silent.
It is said that Huerta agents who
boarded the steamer at her quay are
endeavoring to persuade Diaz not to
land until after Sunday, which would
greatly simplify the elections andjjfc