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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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Brennan works at the track every
day except Sundays. On the Sabbath
he doffs his race track regimentals
and proceeds to Pelican park, there to
perform his regular functions as
umps in the winter league. For this
he is paid $10 a game. "
In the Fed league Brennan got $550
a month. By doubling in brass in the
Crescent City toiling at the track and
ball park Bill manages to hit close to
The veteran's winter work is sim
ple. Arriving at the track at 1:30 p.
m., he reports to the bookmaker by
whom he is employed.
There are 85 bookies operating at
New Orleans. Each employes two
stakeholders and there are 2,000 ap
plicants for jobs of this sort
Brennan's "bit" from his boss is
$15, and in addition he receives $3
per day from the racing association,
but in order to enter the track and
hobnob with the plunging entry as
sembled within the betting ring Bren
nan must dig in his jeans to" the ex
tent of $2 daily.
Crescents 7, Training A. C. 6.
Marquettes 3, Central Turners 2
Ruby A. A. 5, Edson Keiths 0.
O'Connell 2, Tonti 1.
McHale 19, Loyola 9.
4p v Mr
Brennan, the Umpire, and Scene
New Orleans Track, Where He Is
Herman Weinack, 4818 Wentworth I Victor Mann, 35, 1859 Fulton, found
.av., hit by work train on Wabash Jan. dead in bed. Gas jet open. No rea
29, dead. son known.
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