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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1912, Image 14

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and conferring with the obsequi
ous officials, with sundry point
ings and noddings at -No. 1112.
That officer stood without, feel
ing much as if he had arrested
Jupiter Olympus and awaited the
thunder of the gods.
Tijcn thas Frenghausen
Irving- strutted out. "No. 1112.'
he said gruflJy- "are you ready to
"I :i'.n jr T must," auswccJ
1112, g! ..wiiily, for he an1 kr
ine had et the day.
"Then resign," snappei foe
multi-innliohaire, "and hi quick
about k. For I need just sut in
honest, dependable, incorruptible,
spite of wind, fire, water and
weather chief of my private
watch and guard, at S5,0C'Jii
No. 1112 only grinned very,
foolishly. He could not even
mumble inarticulate thanks. For
the vision of $5,000 a year and the
blue eyes of Norice was too glp
riously overwhelming for mere
- At last the Cubs broke their
losing streak yesterday, trounc
ing St. Louis 9 to 2. More im
portant thar e winning of the
game was the showing of Larry
Cheney, young spitball heaver,
who pitched for -Chance's men.
x Larry fully made good on all the
rosy promises made for him last
year, and had the cards on his
staff all the way. His ability to
control his spitter is an asset pos
sessed by few of the moist pill
Following the excellent per
formance of Harry Mclntire in
Cincinnati, strength for the Cub
pitching staff may come from an
"unexpected quarter. It's needed
from somewhere, and We,st Side
fans don't care where it is secur
ed. Cheney also used the "bat to
good advantage, nicking Bob
Harmon for three hits.
Out on the South Side, Ping
Bodie made the
f J7n
home run, driving the ball into
the bleachers with Callahan on
base. The Sox won 12 toTf
v '
The Sox played an entirely dif
ferent brand of ball yesterday
from Sunday's exhibition. They
all look good when they hit, but
the Sox were good in all depart
ments. Doc White made a fail
ure of taming the Tigers, and
gave gave way to Jim Scott. The
most pleasing thing about the
Sox game was the fact that the
South Siders came from behind
and batted out a victory. Six
teen hits were made by Cal's men
from the combined offerings of
George Mullin and a couple of re
cruit; hurlers.
Further examination yester
day showed that Hans Lobert of
the Phillies had a broken rib in
stead of a strained back, and will
be out of the gam'evfor a montk
.To" a yisjljox frbm another atyf

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