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in 19i5. ' Gedeon balked and Griffith
threatened to send him to Minneap
olis, refusing to allow him to remain
in the Coast league.
"You play where I want you to play
or you don't playHaaseball," Griffith
Tom Seaton, Federal league pitch
er, learned of Gedeon's refusal to
sign with Washington, convinced
Gedeon he was not getting a square
deal and, making Gedeon a fair of
fer, signed him for the Feds. Gedeon
also reports to Newark.
Other Coast league players prob
ably will jump before next spring.
Bill Stumpf, Ray Bates and "Chuck"
Ward, infielders of the Portland
Beavers, are ready to sign Federal
league contracts. Ward is considered
the greatest young "shortstop to
break into the Coast league, not ex
cepting "Buck" Weaver, Dave Ban
croft or Roger Peckinpaugh.
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SHE'LL BE BRIDE OF WALLACE
IRWIN, THE AUTHOR
2z,i's i 3 S
The engagement of Laetitia Mc
Donald, beautiful Louisville, Ky., so
ciety girl, to Wallace Irwin has been
The Servians are serving the allies
DETECTIVES INTERCEDE FOR
Two police sergeants furnished
pleasant diversion in the boys' court
by pleading that two boys arrested
for vagrancy be given another
James Kelly and H. J. Anders
were brought into court by Serg'ts
Schmidt and Shannon. Anders said
he left his home in Wisconsin to
come to his sister in Chicago, but
thought he would rather go his own
way when he got here.
Serg't Shannon said that Kelly had
made a clean breast of some pretty
thieving he had done when he was
hungry and had promised that he
would start over again and he asked
that Kelly be given another chance.
His case was continuel until Dec. 22.
Serg't Schmidt said he knew noth
ing against Anders and thought he
ought to be let go with a warning
to seek better company and Anders
One of the pet theories of Dr. Wm.
Hickson of the municipal court psy
chopathic laboratory, that only lit
tle men commit crime, seemed about
to be knocked in the head yesterday
when Lawrence Dvork, 19, and 6 ft.
7 in. tall, was brought into the boys'
court, charged with "toting a gun"
and exhibiting it in a poolroom at
2808 W. North av. But when the
"kid's" story was finished it was
found that Hickson's theory hadn't
suffered a jolt in Lawrence's case.
The gun had no cartridges. Law
Tence was carrying it because he
had it at a surprise party before he
was picked up, and Judge Trude de
cided, after reading the recommenda
tion Lawrence got from his last boss,
that he wasn't a "gun toter" and let
Only 64,977 karats of diamonds
were exported from British South
Africa during the first four months
of 1915, whereas in January and
April, 1914, there were 1,524.649 ka- .