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ment at Peoria. The Barry-Kettler T
team of the Knights of Columbus
league, Chicago," shot down 2,907
pins to take the lead in the five-man
event In the singles Walter Cook of
Philadelphia toppled 697, having one
game of 279. H. Allen anc R. Allen ol
Detroit teamed it in the doubles foi
1,297 pins and the temporary lead.
"MAN IN THE CASE" OF LOVE-TRIANGLE
Ht'" Piisfe jHNt
Lorlys Elton Rogers, father of Ida
Sniffen's two children and central fig
ure in New York's strangest love
"triangle," as he was snapped by the
camera man the other day. .
THE RULING PASSION
.'Twixt optimist and pessimist,
Their views are quite diverse;
One sees the golden chariot,
The other sees the hearse.
New York Mail.
A Brussels firm has been fined
$5,000 by Germans for paying their
debts to Englishmen. Wdnder if we
can stall off the tailor by telling him
we are afraid of being fined if we pay
ARMY OF DESPAIR ,
By Fred Isler, Sec'y Hotjoes' Union.
"CARRYING THE BANNER." t
"Carrying or packing the banner" is
dreaded, and justly so, by the mem-
bers of the Army of Despair, and yet
many have had the experience of
walking the streets for several hours
during some cold night. When one
has not the "price" and the "flop" '
houses are closed, the missions filled
and the barrel houses have shut their!'
doors, it means that for him walking
will be the order of business for the
rest of the night p
Some time ago one or my friends, ?
who, by the way, is a self-educatedV.
man and in spite of it has been .tem
porarily forced down to the ranks of
the Army of Despair, related to me
his experiences in going through the
walking process for a few hours dur
ing the course of one cold night
"You know," said he, "-that I am'3
very fond of reading, une day I went "
to the public library to Tead some of
my favorite periodicals and became'3
so" interested in reading that the"
that the dusk of evening had already"
settled for some time. Finally, glanc-
ing at the clock and beginning to f eel ;
hungry, I closed the magazine that
was in my hands, returned it to its'1
proper place and left the reading,j
room to get my supper and bed .
"I had but a light breakfast in the .
morning and was expecting to suc-.xj
ceed in getting enough money to pro
cure bed and supper and, what's9
more, to get it easily. Having made11
up my mind to do so, I started to beg
and if I hit one man I hit 50. But try"J
as I would, luck was against me. For.
three hours I made heroic efforts, bur1
could not raise a red copper. Finally
I gave up in disgust and went to a
saloon and stayed there till closing1
"Then the 'joy ride' started. I knewr
then that my legs were going to get1
I unwilling exercise for a while. Comi