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WHERE-ARETHEYNOW!AN,MALS you'ought to know
BY EDMUND V. COOKE.
'Twas in the twelfth? the score was
"When Commy smote the borsers hide
And safely beat jt'down;
Alspurt, a slide, a throw too wide,
And Qommy owned the lown.
The game was through, the cushions
But Commy's now with Kalamazoo.
The bases full, our men asleep;
"Dutch" bumped the ball to make one
The grandstand sat aghast;
A lightning leap, a sudden sweep,
And Dunlap held it fast s
'Mid glad acclaim Jie- saved the game,
And now nobody knows his 6ame.
'Twas in the prime okold Cy Young,
And as his sizzling slants unslung
Our men wept down like grass,
Till Bjg Bill swung his wagon tongue
And drew a home-run pass.
And 'near and far they hailed him
And now Big Bill is tending bar.
And Patsy Burke! men called him
The baseball extras of his date
Kotowed before hiB feet,
His words,, his weight, the things he
Were all their daily meat
And nowpoor Burke Is county clerk
And some day he may have to work!
(Edmund Vance Cook in "Rasebol
' 0gy. Copyright, 1912, Forbes & Co.)
Tomato juice is said to be success
ful in many' cases in removing ink
' stains froth white materials, such as
handkerchiefs, muslin frills, etc It
must, however, be dona as soon as
possible after the mishap ha occur
red. A clean piece of blotting paper
should be'laid under the stain, and a
slice of raw, ripe tomato rubbed over
'the surface, fresh pieces of blotting
paper being substituted until the ink
snot has vanished.
The sea lion's bark is worse than,
his bite. He barks a lot, but when
there's any occasion for-flghting or
biting he takes to his "paddles" or big
webbed hands and swings out of
harm's way The sea lions hat
Americans know the best is the black
sea 'lion, which is common off -the
coast of California, and no visitor to
San Francisco ever misses the school
of seals or sea lions that are always
disporting around the seal rocks In
view of the Cliff House. The sea
lion Is the joyof the circus man, for,
although naturalists say this branch
of the seal family lack intelligence,
the shiny-coated little lion is ijnita
tive and he quickly learns many diffi