Its season early in. May and. will be
There was some talk 'at first of
barring Ayau, but managers of the
Butte and Great Falls clubs recon
sidered, and it is now certain that
he will at least start the season with
Ayau is a shortstop and has had a
great deal of experience at the game,
starting to play in Honolulu when
a boy. He was a member of a col
lege team in the islands for four
years and toured the United States
with the All-Chinese team in 1913,
'14 and '15.
The young Chinese is a hard hitter
and clever infielder and is certain of
making good in organized baseball.
THOUGHT HE WENT DOWN WITH
MAINE HE DIDN'T THOUGH
Because he "was never handy with
the pen," and failed to write, rela
tives of George Sullivan thought him
dead for twenty years. He turned
up yesterday in the home of his sis
ter, Mrs. Daniel Shaughnessy at 2925
S. Loomis. After disclosing his iden
tity, Sullivan told his folks? how he
had served on the battleship Maine
and quit the service just a few
months before it was blown up in
BIG CAFES RAIDED SUNDAY AS
Colosimo's cafe on Wabash av. at
22d, hangout for society slummers;
Freiberg's dance hall, around the cor
ner, 'and the notorious Graham sa
loon at 55th and Halsted, were
among a number of places raided
yesterday as peddlers of booze in. vio
lation of the Sunday closing law.
Fifteen squads of police were out and
GO arrests were made.
MAXWELL EDGAR BURIED
Maxwell Edgar, tax reformer and
prominent attorney, was buried this
morning in Elgin. He died yesterday
morning in the Elgin Hospital for the
Insane, where he was confirmed after
he suffered a breakdown from overwork.
LOCAL WAR NOTES
Work on addition to Fort Sheri
dan begins today.
Ohio Field artillery left Fort Sheri
dan for their own state.
Don't forget the big sham battle
in Lincoln park tomorrow afternoon,
Recruiting officers expect rush of
volunteers now that draft law is as
sured of passage.
Colonels of First cavalry and Sec
ond and Seventh infantry expect mo
bilization orders this week.
Red Cross recruiting stations will
be opened in Public Library main
building and 39 branches this week.
Second Illinois cavalry will be
formed to take care of overflow from ,
First. Capt. Thos. J. Simpson will be
Cyrus H. McCormick ordered In
ternational Harvester employes to
place every available acre under cult
ivation. Capt W. A. Moffett, commandant
Great Lakes training camp, expects
permission to use Grant park as
Son of Chas. Mueller, for 16 years
maitre dUiotel at Vogelsang's, en
listed in army. Cousins and uncles
fighting for Germany.
Nineteeth anniversary of battle of
Manila bay will be celebrated at Lin
coln hall, South Chicago, tomorrow
night by Begley Camp, No. 41, U. S.
Capt Noble B: Judah, Battery C,
First Field artillery, to wed Dorothyv
Patterson, daughter of John H. Pat-
terson, head of National Cash Reg
ister Co. J-
Col. Roosevelt left Chicago tickled
over passage in senate of amendment
that will pave way for his volunteer
army and with a few more punches
at those who don't like to have Joffre
come to Chicago.
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