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Johnny Couloir. ' The former will
mee Frankfe -Burns andthe lat
ter -will exdiange wallops with a
-new one, Young' Solzberg: There
is also some talk of matching
Kilbane with Knockout Brown,
the New York lightweight.
Bill Bailey, the St. Louis
Browns' southpaw who at one
time looked like a realpitcher un
til he got the "Rube" Wadddl
k habit, has been sold to the De
Hans Wagner did not play in
yesterday's game against the
'Cubs, being left at Pittsburgh ,on
account of a bad cold.
' "Johnny" Kling comes back to
day. "Noisy John," for whom
the West Side fans will always
have a warm spot, comes as a
manager, "having succeeded Fred
Tenney as Jeader of the Boston
team. Thedyed-in-ihe-wool Cub
fans haven't yet got lised to-the
absence of Johnny, because as one
eteran fan has saidr-"The form
er success of the Cubs can. be
written with the fetters that
spell Khngs name," and theyTl
be out during 'the coming series
to cheer him in his efforts, as a
Sudb; Is Life.
Cashier: "You jnast get some
one to identify ydu before Ican
pay this cheqije. Have you any
friends in this town?"
Stranger: "No, -nat-one I'm
hexnllerfaerV - r ?.'
SUITFOR DISSOLUTION OF
STEEL TRUST STARTS.
New York, May 6. Henry T.
Brown, appointed" by the Federal
Court as examiner, opened tHe
public hearings in the govern-
ment's suit for the dissolution of
the Steel Trust in the Custom
House here today.
Even if the "dissolution" of
the trust is as futile as that of the
Standard Oil and Tobacco Trusts
has proved, the public hearings'
ought to do o certain amount of
good. " x
The inner history of the ab
sorption of the Tennessee Coal
and Iron Company with Roose-
velt's express, sanction, the swin
dling of the Merritts out of the
great ore deposits of .Mesaba will
be dragged into 'the lightxf -day.
The government's suit is not
only against the trust itself, but
ajso against its 36 great subsid- -
mry .companies, l ne government
asks that eaclTbe dissolved.
J. Pierp. Morgan, John D
Rockefeller, John D., Jr., Andy,
Carhegie, Charlie Schwab, Geb ,
W. Perkins, ErH.. Gary, Henry '
Clay Frick, Chas. Steele, James
GayleyiWiffiam H. Moore, J. H
Moore, E. C. Converse, Percival
B, Ream, pTa. B. Widener and" I
William Palmer are named incb
vidally in, the suit. That alone
ought to make jt interesting
It is hoped that the govern
ment can induce Pierp. Morgan"
to cut short his European vaca
tion in order to attend his own "
trial. But perhaps this triat will '
be Jikptthftatrial , offltha. Chicaea
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