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the interest of the men. At Gulfport,
Jennings has built three fine courts,
and even after hard practice sessions
the players will struggle through half
a dozen games of handball.
The New York Giants and the Chi
cago White Sox have used handball
for several years. Herzog Introduced
it into the Reds' camp this spring,
building two courts at Alexandria.
Many of the players are wild over
golf, andup to date managers en
courage" their golfers and hunt train
ing quarters with golf grounds within
reach. A fellow who practices base
ball two hours in the morning and
two in the afternoon, then plays 36
holes of golf before dinner is likely
to be in pretty good condition.
MISSING BRIDE-TO-BE SENDS
LETTER TO MOTHER
'pear Mother I have gone away
for the best, so let me stay as I am.
Don't make things serious, as you
know I can make things more, se
rious for you. I do not intend to
marry. From Lulu."
With this curt note.Teceived by her
mdther yesterday, Lula De Beit, the
JL7-year-old girl who disappeared
from her home, 4201 W. Monroe
street, Saturday, asserted her freedom.
. The girl was to have been mar
ried to Dominick Gorgo April 19. The
note from they girljias switched the
detectives, who first feared foul play,
to another track. ,
, Prom Rocco Navigato, an old,
friend of the family, they learned the
. girl was at the Grand Central station
shortly after her disappearance Sat
urday in company with" a middle-aged
The letter received from the girl
was sent from the Canal station and
was written on one of her wedding in--vitations.
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BRICKMAKERS MAY ASK FOR
Tlio hrioVmoVAre miiv aclr fmr fori.
eral prosecution of the brick trusfTas
a means of ending the brick strike
and sending 50,000 men back to
A conference was held yesterday
between Wm. Bowen, president of the
Bricklayers' and Stone Masons' In
ternational Union; Frank Kasten,
business agent of the brickmakers
Chicago local, and a law firm rhich
has been engaged to probe the possi
bility of-g, prosecution under the anti
trust law. "
President Petere S. Shaughnessy,
president of the Chicago Bricklay
ers' and Stone Masons' Union, wired
the international president to come
to Chicago. There are over 6,500
brioklayers out of work owingto"the
OVERT 200,000 WOMEN CAST FIRST
A suffrage army of more than 200,
000 "voting women began moving on
the polls at 6 a. m. today1 in perhaps
the greatest test of suffrage strength
ever made in the United States.
Chicago niothers and wives were
engaged in selecting new aldermen
in thirty-six city wards. In more
than a score of downstate cities and
towns of Illinois other regiments of
women tramped to the polls early to
decide the fate of about 3,000 saloons.
Ten thousand suffrage workers,
anxious to prove to the world that
women will use the ballot, were up
at dawn today to begin their house to
house canvass to persuade every wo
man reccistered to go to the polls.
Hundreds of automobiles, piloted by
women, were dashing about the city
before half the male ward workers
had swallowed their breakfast coffee.
In the Twenty-eight precinct of the
Twenty-fifth Ward along the North "
Shore, the prize suffrage ward of the
city, a gul suffragist, Miss Elizabeth
Harrison, cast the first vote. When
the election officials arrived at the
barber shop where the polling place
was located they found Miss Harri
son sitting on a table chatting with a
colored porter who was "mopping
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