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age4 or .5U0. This was In 1308, when
the team behind him was poor.
His best year was 1912 when he
won 26 and lost 6 games for an aver
age of .813. That year Plank was 37
years old, an age when most .pitch
ers have gone back to the bushes or
And in 16 years Plank piled up an
average which southpaws may shoot
at for years to come. He won 315
and lost 184 games for an average of
.631, a mark which many pitchers
would be proud of for one season.
BY H. M. COCHRAN
This is the sort of a youngster you
want your kid to be, eh? Fat and
full of real life color. Well, you gotta
have plenty of food and plenty of
fresh air for the little ones, or it can't
be done. The rich man's child gets
plenty of food, but has a dickens of
a time getting out by himself into the
open, fresh air. The poor man's child
gets a chance to play in the open
fresh air all he wants, but he has a
dickens of a time getting proper
What's the matter? Are the Food
Kings afraid the poor Jittle "Tom
Sawyers" and "Huckleberry Finns"
of today will grow up to be healthier
men Jhan their little "Lord Fauntle-
roys," and so, holding out food on
A conductor told us, on the q. t,
that the reason so many street cars
were so blamed cold was because
they were allowed to leave the barns
on their initial trip with the temper
ature, inside the car, around the 45
to 60 mark. The car barons could
warm up to the riding public a bit,
by putting some heat In their cars.
As the saying goes, you can't be
happy when your feet hurt. And
when said feet are cold, they sure
Milk wagon drivers are a bit scared
at the idea of pint bottles of milk
going to 6 cents. "Everybody will
hand me a nickel and owe me a
cent," said one driver. "And maybe
I'll get the cent and maybe I won't
Not that people are dishonest for a
cent, but a mere copper is so blamed
easy to forget" "
We don't want 6 cents a pint, or 12
cents a quart milk, anyway
THE SERGEANT SAID "NOTHIN
Even a regular silk-stocking can't
get everything he wants.
When the auto of Howard Spauld
ing killed A. G.' Hidmarsh in Lincoln
Park last njght William Clark, the
chauffeur, was arrested.
As soon as Cyrus Edson Manierre
and his wife, the former Edith Har1
rison, whose pa and- grandpa were
mayors of Chicago, reached the
Spaulding residence at 221 E. Walton
pi. with the news, Howard hurried'to
the Sheffield av. police station to get
his servant out of the cell.
But the police refused to let Clark
out on any bond until after the. coro
LITTLE THEATER BANKRUPT
Maurice Browne filed bankruptcy
petition for Little Theater yesterday.
It lists $15,056.38 of "good debts'
aad $14,311.19 of "uncertain assets."