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sat in the cozy yellow draped of
fice managing. The women were
expected to wade through the
snow soliciting members for the
suffrage cause. Some of them re
belled. "Have him sitting up there
toasting his feet while we freeze
to death walking the streets ? Not
much," said the leader of the in
skrging women. "Just one man
in the world paid a dollar for the
privilege of bossing me around."
So the storm broke. Resolu
tions were passed by the Des
Moines suffrage club ordering
Gue out of office. It didn't work,
he still stayed. They called a
meeting of the state executive
committee and rallied together
their husbands. Again Gue was
"fired." He still stays. Also the
A BALL PLAYER SHOULD
BE A GENTLEMAN
Allan T, Baum, president of the
Pacific Coast Baseball League,
dishes out a little talk to his men
that might be well for other base
ball players to memorize.
"Players in this league must re
member that they are appearing
before ladies and gentlemen and
are expected to be gentlemen.
Rowdyism positively will not be
tolerated. Bear in mind that
there is a big distinction between
rowdyism and aggressiveness.
"I like an aggressive player who
is always playing the game and
fighting for his rights. We want
fighters, but we want them to be
gentlemen fighters. It is not ne
cessary for me to tell you the line
"between aggressiveness and
rowdyism. You have all had ex
perience and you know how far
you can go.
"Get the fans" to admiring you
for your spirit, but not to despis
ing you for conduct that is an in
sult to them.
"My umpires have been in
structed thrft they are not to pun
ish players for trivial offenses..
When a player is ordered out of
the game I shall know that his
offense is not a trivial one, that he
has either insulted the umpire or
the crowd. Every player orderqd
out will be fined $5. This is auto
matic fine that regulates itself. .
"The league wants men who
will play baseball in clean sports
manlike, gentlemanly but aggres
sive fashion. It will not keep
hoodlums nor umpirebaiters."