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will abaridpir 'the 'Sox-Giants world
tour when Portland, Ore., is reached
and spend the winter writing baseball
stories. We donVvouch for this. It
comes over the wire, but may be
, anotherStoveXieague yarn. If Matty
does not quit it will 'be a hard blow
to the promoters.
After getting all the, dope :from"
"the college correspondents, we have
come to this conclusion: The only
dope any of the conference coaches
have of winnnigis-io can their reg
ular elevens and put the scrubs into
the varsity games. 'For these corres
pondents all say the regulars are be
ing stepped on, kicked in the face
and otherwise maltreated byv the
Mysterious secret practice is fea
turing the work of all he elevens.
And there is a peculiar angle to that
dope also. Tbe correspondent ariur
due tells us that the Boilermakers
are indulging in secret practice be
hind closed .gates. .
And then, by hek, the campus rep
resentative" out at the University of
f Chicago says Coach Stagg.kept some
'of his regulars on the sidelines "so
they could study the work of the
scrubs as the latter ran off some Pur
due plays. If Purdue is practicing se
cretly, how do the Maroons get'their
information? There is a dyl mys
tery here, much darker than the cop
per colored negroes Captr Halpin's
men are picking off every hour. The
head of the detective bureau can do
us a real favor by clearing up the
puzzle. - "
Halfback Jimmy Craig has come
out- for practice at -Michigan, and'
Wolverine, prospects have taken a
brace. The star offensive man of
last year's team wanted to stay out
of the gains because of his studies,
but he had it explained to him that
studies were a minor consideration
compared to football. He is not hard
endugh to get into the Vanderbilt
game- Saturday, but will be in the
scraps after that.
- We understand- Northwestern is
fhuntihg'or a kiqker,- How' about
Hemie Zim? He graduated from Har
vard. Steve Ketchet and-Patsay DroUjfX
4ard .fought a hot. eight-round draw
in Windsor, Ont., last night. Ketchel
bored in continually, but the Cana
dian offset" these offensive tactics by
.MURDERER STOPS SHAMMING
'WANTED GOOD MEAL
Somerset, Pa., Oct. 23Tohn
Mans, murderer -and f6rmer coach
man for Harry K. Thaw, sentenced
to be jhaflged between the hours of
9 a. m. and 5 p. m., got a few 'hours'
respite today when he stopped sham
ming insanity by howling like a dog
and" asked for a good .dinner. Theu'
execution ."was postponed untjl t
o'cfock and a chicken put! In the pot.
- Chanute, Kas., Oct. 23-The city
council has ' ruled that - billboards
must hot wear tights, and- policemen
with white paper and paste are cover
ing upportions of a musical comedy
poster "that do not comply with the
order. Chanute churches are respon
sible for the action'.
"You see that man walking across l?
"Do-you know why he always car-i -
ries, his umbrella V-
"No." ' ,
"Because it -can't walk. See?"'