to a contract for three years more.
This explodes' a yarn that Mitchell
was to take over the management of
the Giants, McGraw coming here to
handle the White Sox.
At a meeting of mora than 200
baseball players of the City league
and Amateur Managers' ass'n a
booster club was formed for Maclay
- Hoyne for state's attorney and the
following-officers were chosen: Pres.,
John M. Lowery; vice pres., Neal T.
Kelley; sec'y, John P. Byrne; treas.,
Pres. Lowery announces that the
ball players have a complete organi
zation, with an active baseball player
in every precinct in Chicago, togetb
er with entertainers and -speakers
who will furnish the entertainment
at various ward meetings to be held
throughout the city in behalf of Mr.
EXAMINER CALLED "FAKER"
Hearst's Chicago Examiner was
called a faking newspaper by Mrs.
Arthur J. Arroll, wife of the manager
of the Tyson apts., where the alleged
."million-dollar blackmail syndicate"
was caught Saturday night The Ex
aminer printed a picture of Mrs. Ar
roll Monday morning, together with
two-column story in which she was
named as the person who tipped off
the police. Mrs. Arroll went to the
dep't of justice and denounced the
,. yarn as pure imagination.
WORK HARD ON PARK DEAL
The administration is hustling des
perately to get enough names on pe
titions to bVing the park consolida
tion project on the ballot in the gen
1 eral elections, Nov. 7.
This plan would bring all park sys
tems under one head, a board of nine
members appointed by the mayor
with the consent and approval of the
city council. Employes would then
be under city civil service.
London. London Daily Mail urge's
extension of conscription to Ireland. 1
LET 'ER COME
By Jim Manee
Signs of winter oft' remind us
Of the" skating days and such,
Of the good old sleighride parties
That we all enjoy so much.
They bring back the days of football,
Of the furnace with it's hum;
We should worry 'bout the coldness,
Let 'er come, folks, let 'er come.
P. S. The trip of a crew of boys
with a bobsled always runs smooth
though there is always a "hitch."
New York. Efforts of federal and
city health authorities to determine
source of infantile paralysis so far
Cleveland. W. C. Lee, president
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen,
issued bulletin urging railroad men
and friends of labor to recognize
their duty to voto for Pres. Wilson,
champion of the 8-hour day.
Rockford, III. Georgios Kavala-
geopolous had name changed 'by
court to Frank Lowden.' N
Cleveland. Wm. Rockefeller failed
in attempt this week to have his
brothers, John, D., Sr., and Frank,
become friends again. Quarreled
ovef business 18 years ago and have
been enemies since.
Panama. Panama treasury loses
$90,000 by embezzlement
Washington. War dep't has con
tracted with Holt Co., Peoria, .for 27
caterpillar tractors similar to 'those
converted by Britain in "land battle
ships." New York. Cunard Steamship
Co. made claim in federal court that ,
its liability for "damages in sinking of v"
Lusitania is but $91,296. Suits ag- v
gregating $5,883,000 have been filed
Washington. Speakers at na
tional conference of Catholic char
ities urge greater co-operation with
non-Catholic charity organizations.
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