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more games than any other man
that ever wore a windpad.
McGuire was never fined or put
out of a game by an umpire. He
was called "Pinch" on account of his
timely hitting. After his playing
days he manageS the Boston and
Cleveland clubs and was scout and
coach for Detroit
JIMMY'S WILLlN' TO PAY YOU
BjACK CAN YOU HELP HIM?
All Jimmy needs is somebody to
buy him clothes, but, hully gee, he
needs that bad. His big sister and
his brother-in-law give Jimmy a
home in the very humble frame cot
tage in which they live and they sat
isfy his craving for grub, but they
aren't in a position to clothe him.
Last year good Samaritan took
care of Jimmy, but this is another
year, and a kid can't make his clothes
last forever, especially when he
grows so fast that though he is only
9 years old he wears a 14-year-old
Very painfully Jimmy wrote a let
ter to his friend of the year before,
asking her "pleas favar me by trying
to get .me som more clothes as I need
clothes bad." But the friend of a year
ago isn't able to do it this year and
so she brought the letter to The Day
Book and a reporter called on Jim
my's sister Nellie at 524 Hartland ct
"Do you want to put Jimmy in a
home?" asked the reporter of Nellie,
who is sick in bed.
'"No, indeed," she said very quick
ly. "Jimmy will never leave us. We'll
take care of him some way. We can
always get him enough to eat Since
my mother died I'm the only one he's
happy with. But my husband was
sick in hed -and now he's only work
ing three days a week and I've been
sick fr months, spending money on
the doctor when I could get it and
doing without the doctor when I did
not have the money to get one, and
I haven't been able to get Jimmy
clothes. Mrs. H. was so good to him
last year, but he wore out the clothes
except the overcoat ?"d he grows so
fast that he cannot button that He
needs underwear most of anything.
And a couple of flannel shirts, for he
hasn't any. I bought him a pair of
cheap pants some weeks ago, but he
hasn't a suit. If I could just get well
I could do it myself."
But she cannot now, and Jimmy'3
friend of a year ago cannot, either,
and Jimmy needs clothes. We sus
pect that Jimmy's birthday suit is
about all he really doesn't need in
that line. And he cannot go around
in this weather with his birthday
But if somebody would like to play
tailor to a boy who is 9, but wears
14-size clothes, Jimmy's last name is
Higgins and he lives at 524 Hartland
ct in a frame cottage. And as he
said in his letter to his friend "of a
"Maybe wen I am big-1 can do a
favar for you."
BODY OF CATHERINE COGGIN
TO BE AT CITY HALL
The body of Catherine Goggin,
late secretary of the Chicago Teach
ers' Federation, will lie in state in.
the council chambers from noon to
day Until tomorrow morning. Fu
neral services will be held in the Holy
Name Cathedral at 10 a. m. Satur
day. Miss Goggin was slain by a fender
less Marshall Field & Co. motor
truck. The driver, John Hood, wa3
held blameless by a coroner's jury
yesterday, which recomended . that
the action on the fender law be
pushed and asked for better light-
ing on street corners.
Sir On the N. Y. C. R. R. between
Albany and New York city I asked
the conductor how long it would be
until we reached our destination.
"Four hours," he replied. "But it's?
only 50 miles as the crow flies,J' I ar-'
gued. "Well," answered the con
ductor, "this ain't an aeroplane it'3,
a railroad." B. B.