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Federal league officials lamped the
position of the Giants In the stand
ing of the clubs, and promptly denied
they were trying to sign the New
York leader to manage the team,
planned for Gotham. Jonn would
have an easy time getting licked in
the Federal league, which boasts
many good fighters. George Stovall
would undoubtedly delight in adding
to McGraw's record as a maiden.
Cobb, Veach and Crawford batted
a Tiger victory from Caldwell's pitch
ing. Covaleskie saved the game.
Brenton, a Cleveland rookie, held
Washington safely. The hitting and
base running of Bobby Roth were big
factors in the Indian win.
Mayer held Pirates to four hits, but
his pals couldn't bunch their nine
swats off Kantlehner. A double play
in the eighth inning with the bases
loaded kept Moran's people from win
Doc Watson held Tip Tops to four
hits and Terriers skinned through.
Rankin Johnson helped his old
Whale teammates by blanking Pitts
burgh. Baltimore did all Its hitting
in the first
TSILK SHIRT ANDREW MUST
COME THRU WITH $4 PER
Irene, wife of Andrew Lewis, col
ored, 3210 State st, is jealous. Oh,
my year, but whisper! It isn't of a
woman it's of her husband's silk
Irene had Andrew in the court of
domestic relations for non-support
"Your honoh," she said, "dis am a
no-account nigger. He spends his
time shootin' craps and is a gambler,
and he wears silk shirts with his
name-letters all over de front of
"What do you do, Andrew?" asked
Judge Hopkins. "Buy a silk shirt
every time you're lucky?"
"Oh, dem silk shirts ain't more'n
one dat I got when I had a little luck,
and I ain't got no letters on it, nei
then Ah can show you right now,
'cause I'm wearin de only silk shirt
t owns. Dat's de way dat woman
The judge saw the silk shirt andi
ordered Andrew to pay $4 a week to.
He This town of Pittsburgh re
minds.me of Hades!
She My, how you westerners do
WAR' NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
Germany has suggested to Presi
dent Wilson, through Chancellor
Bethmann Von Hollweg, in reply to
an inquiry as to the possibility of
making peace, that the U. S.. elicit
from England, Prance and Russia the
terms under which they would dis
The Russian army is nearing Prz
emysL Austria is calling to colors all men,
available, including many previously-
rejected as unfit.
Italy orders all reserves in Paris to
report to the colors.
Germany denies English and
French reports of victories in France
The biggest ox in the world is to
be killed at Schwerin, Germany, for
food. He was bred from an Indian
zebu, stands ten feet six inches high,J
and weighs 4,189-pounds. - t!