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Waivers were asked on the Doc
member of the family by the Naps
last season, but President Somers of
Cleveland still thinks enough of his
first baseman to send a scout to
Chattanooga totalk turkey. Said
scout got Doc aboard a rattler, and
they are due in Cleveland this after
noon for a conference with Somers.
Parker High School won the
heavyweight basketball title yester
day by defeating Lane Tech, 18 to 16
This is Parker's first year in the high
Lane won the lightweight title
from Englewood, 12 to 10, making a
rally in the last minute of play that
shot them into the lead.
Robert McLean, Chicago, skater,
won the 440-yard, mile and two mile
races at Saranac Lake, N. Y., yester
President Cilmore of the Federal
League, In Toronto, denies the report
that th Fed franchise will be trans
ferred from that city to Cleveland.
He said a site-, had been selectd for
grounds, and work on the field would
be started immediately.
North Side fans are organizing to
support the local Fed team, and a
fight of petitions is on. Some un
known person is circulating petitions
protesting against the erection of a
ball park on the North Side, and is
having a hard time securing signa
tures. On the other hand, 700 signers
have already been secured to an
agreement of North Side fans to at
tend the opening Fed game.
Pitcher Ben Harris, last year with
Denver, signed a three-year contract
with the Kansas City Federal League
Mark Hall, pitcher for Detroit,
signed his contract for the coming
Everett Scott, infielder, signed to
play with Boston Americans at a sal
ary of $2,500 after refusing an offer
of $4,000 to join the Indianapolis Fed
eral League team.
The contract of Benjamin Tincup, ,
the Oklahoma Indian pitcher, was
received yesterday by the Philadel
Hugh Bedient, Red Sox pitcher of
the last two seasons, who was" ap
proached by Federal League scouts,
sent his contract to the Boston Amer
ican club today.
The Cincinnati National League
baseball team will train this spring'
at Alexandria, La.
Catcher Carisch signed a contract
to play with the Naps next seasori.
A woman's attitude toward the
practice of wearing low-necked
gowns depends a great deal on how
she looks in a low-necked gown.
The weather man and the street
car companies ought to get together
on this weather proposition.
That seems the only probable way
of getting warm cars getting warm
And we would suggest that a good
many of the surface line cars be sent
to the repair shop. 'Twouldn't be a
bad idea to have doors on 'em that
will close, all the way, so that what
warmth passengers bring in will
Egg tissue can now be used for
grafting purposes, 'tis said.
Whoops, me deah! Have they just
discovered that? Why there has been
egg grafting for yeahs and yeahs.
Oh, you Egg Trust.
What's the use of knowing that an
egg will help out in case you fall
down stairs and break your promise,
when you haven't the necessary cop
pers for said egg?
Over a political editorial the Trib
this morning uses the head, "Divided
"Divided" or gathered together,
"we fall," all of us, for a lot of politi
cal bunk. That's a skadinch.
Case of Aileen Heppner, accused of
conspiracy to defame Clarence S.
Funk, continued until Feb. 18.