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tjon, has been employed as a
nurse at the Wayside hospital.
"She is trying to forget her
trouble in hard work," said the
The baby, a girl 18 months old,
with the father's almond-shaped
eyes and the mother's golden
hair, is in charge of a matron ap
pointed by the court. It is a tem
porary arrangement, and both
parents are allowed to see it.
When one looks at its golden
hair, one forgets that it is half
Japanese. But when one looks
into its aimona-snapea eyes, it is
hard to realise that it is half
Some day the alien bloods will
war in the child's breast; some
day the parents will know just
how utterly the experiment
BILLY EVANS SAYS
t "K "( V
Getting the opposition's goat is
Manager McGraw's favorite pas
time. It will be remembered that Ira
Thomas caught the first two
games of the last world's series.
Jack Coombs pitched the third
contest and Jack Lapp, who al
ways backstops for Coombs, was
JfrX CATCHER Q
so announced as his battery mate.
Lapp is a youngster and looks,
it. McGraw decided it would be
a wise plan to get Lapp's nerve.
As' he approached the plate
McGraw walked close to where
Lapp was warming up Coombs,
and addressing Umpire Brennan
"Who is catching for Philadel
"Lapp," answered Brennan.
"I thought Thomas was the
regular catcher?" insinuated Mc
Graw. "Has he been injured?"
Brennan did not answer. Lapp,
who had been warned, merely
gritted his teeth.
As was expected, the Giants
started taking liberties with
Lapp, and did not stop until five
had been cut down in their efforts
to steal. As McGraw passed ,
Lapp quietly repeated:
"Lapp is the catcher. Lapp is
still catching." McGraw was
forced to smile.
With all the ball players go-
ing to quit because they can't
get more money, there's a
chance there wont be a short-
age in farm hands this year.
Statesmen and Politicians.
A statesman is merely a politi
cian with whom we agree. Neith
er is necessarily a leader of prog
ress. Both are flies on the wheel,
and we honor them in direct pro
portion to their riding ability.
Experimental station officers
of the department of agriculture
spoke to 1,000,000 persons last,
year. Maybe we'll all be farmers