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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 10, 1912, Image 14

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sand lots around own. "Bugs"
will make a fine bat boy.
Lots of so-called baseball ex
perts 'will now pat themselves on
the back and allow their friends
to buy them -a drink- Hank
0'Days Reds iost yesterday and
the Giants won, shoving the
Rhinegnen dqwn to second place.
Clipping knock's .on the Reds from
other papers is a great stunt for
lots of edifors who run a sport
page with the aid of a paste "pot
and shears. Whatever the Reds
were formerly they are. playing
ball right -now,
, ,
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Tjr 'Cobb was sick yester-
day, 'so lie only made four
hits, one a homer and. an-
other 3 double. Ty"s efforts
were unavailing, as his team
lost 4 - '
The Suffragette Cardinals,
bossed by Mrs. Helen Hathaway
Brittpn, are bumping the bumps
daily and trying to outdo the fll
starred Purifies in number of men
injured. Rebel Oakes has' a twist
ed ankle, Arnold Haqser, short-
stop, Tvas badly .shaken tip sliding
yesterday, and teve Evans is
nursing a sprained hand.
o o
Caller Is the boss in?
Office Boy No, sir; he's gone
" Caller Will he be back after
Office Boy No; that's wbat
he's gone out for.
"Tripoli town is taken again!"
Taken foe what? By whpm?
"The desert air is shaken again
With the cannon's dreadful
Let's see to what does thisjiews
I seem to recall in a hazy blur
Some sort of a war, but exactly;
- what
I quite .forgot.
II started out as a .serious,
A regular man's size war.
But now it's a thing to Tyeary uSj
Whatever they're fighting for..
Once in a while they kill a mule,
Bombard a house or a district
school. ' '
But what's the reason of it all
M can't recall.
By searching far and tracing
them -The
Turkish troqp& are found
With a Latin army facing them
And a navy hanging arqund.
And the soldiers loaf and the offi
cers plaj T
And all of them draw their:
monthly pay,
And why is peace worth" striv
ing for,
If this is War? .
"Young man, how do expect to
marry my daughter if you are in
"Why, sir, in my opinion it's
the only square thing to do. The
longer I am engaged to her the
worse off I will be."

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