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where the pitchers are well advanced T INCREASE IN WOMEN'S WORKING
in their work, the Cubs have been
slamming the ball viciously. Their
larruping has been for extra bases in
an encouraging "number of cases.
Good and Williams each poled hom
ers Thursday and committed an er
Until Bresnahan gives the word the
identity of the first Cub pitcher will
remain a mystery. Vaughn, Cheney,
Lavender--and Standridge have all
been given, a whirl at the nine-round
stunt and. one of the quartet will be
the selectio'n. No one of them
showed any powerful amount of stuff.
Harper, the young Washington
pitcher who is one of the most prom
ising of the early season "phenoms,"
has established a remarkable record.
In an exhibition game against Rich
mond, Va., he struck out nine batters
in succession. The record, it-is be
lieved, is held by Tom "Toad" Ram
sey, who while with Louisville struck
out 14 successive batters. "Doc"
White Is credited with nine .succes-
-.give .strikeouts, andL 'JRube",,Waddell ,salarl
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HOURS UP TO GOVERNOR
Albany, April 9. The Bewley
Thompson bill, designed to increase
hours of labor for women and minors
in canning establishments from 66 to
72 hours a week, passed the state
senate yesterday despite the protests
of labor leaders. The measure passed
the assembly last week and now goes
to Gov. Whitman.
Majority Leader Brown declared!
that 12 hours a day was not too long
for a Woman or minor to-work in can
"This bill is vicious legislation,"
Senator Wagneisald "It is desired
by a few who place the almighty dol
lar above human rights and who, in
the selfish desire to Increase their
profits, will not hesitate to drive and
exploit womenv to the -last ounce of
their physical endurance."
Senator "Thompson, who comes
from a canning center, said workers
in canning factories desired longer,
Chas. Huguelet, grand knight of;
the Englewood council, No. 434,
Knights of Columbus, swore out a
warrant against James Kelly, treas
urer of the organization, charging
The amount alleged to have been
taken is $4,211, the difference be
tween -an audit x)fth .treasurer's book
and the bank account.
Huguelet says the matter may yetj
be straigntenea up. j
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WOULCTKILL FOLSOM JOB
The school board investigating jw
committee adjourned yesterday after f$M
recommending inat me omce or
Richard Folsom, general counsel for-V
the board at $7,500 a year, be abol- -
The committee also advised that
the working hours he changed from ;
5, to 8:30 to 5:30 and that the 1
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