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pilot has come to the conclusion that
his team is as good as any in the
new league. Tinker certainly has the
prize infield of the circuit, with two
regulars and two infants to balance
experience with speed.
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PIONEER MISSOURI DOCTOR IS
Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, the "fa
rther of osteopathy," now in his 87th
year, is seriously ill at his home in
ODD WAR NEWS
Berne. The Swiss watch and clock
industry has suffered a loss of $15,
000,000 in revenues since the begin
ning of the European war.
Batavia. The commander-in-chief
of the army in the Dutch Indies haa
forbidden bands to play "It's a Long
Way to Tipperary."
London. A4 British "Tommy" writ
ing from the trenches in France
thapked a London newspaper for
sending cigarettes and added: "The
French 'fags' (cigarettes) are simply
Amsterdam. British soldiers in
terned at Groningen gave such cred
itable vaudeville performance for the
benefit of companions that they were
asked to appear at the municipal the
ater. The "debut" was a hit.
Amsterdam. A Dutch newspaper
correspondent white a letter to a
friend in Liege, Belgium. German
post authorities returned it inscribed:
"Liege unknown. Correct address,
"Luttich, Prussia, Germany." This is
the new German name for Liege.
CHARLES TRIED TO SLIP ONE
OYER NOTHING DOING
Charles Bergren, 523 S. Campbell
av., has been in the court of domestic
relations before and twice had been
given a chance by Judge Sabath to
provide for his wife and two chil
dren. Therefore Charles thought he
knew just how to handle the judge,
so he came into court alone early
yesterday and told the judge that
everything was going- all Tight with
"Where is your wife?" asked the
judge. "I prefer to have her tell me
that. Pass the case until she gets
When she came she broke down
and cried. "We are to be put out of
the house tonight for non-payment
of rent," she said, "and we haven't
any place to go. Charles hasn't work
ed and he gets drunk an4 abuses me
Charles, who is" old enough to be
the father of his girl-wife,' made
many promises if given another
chance, but he had tooled the court
for the last time. He was sentenced
to the Bridewell to take the liquor
cure-and work in the clay hole.
Then Judge Sabath gave .the girl
wife, his personal check for $5 and
arranged that she and her 2 chil
dren shall have shelter -until she is
able to get work.
"And jf you want to get Charles
out in 30 days after he has had some
training, come and see me," the.
Judge relented, but the girl-wifeonly.
cried that Charles tibused her so teri
rlbly. ' ; ' ;