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WHITE SOX GET SCHALK.
Ray Schalk, the sensational
young catcher o Hughey Duffy's
Milwaukee team, -was 'sold to the
White Sox this "afternoon. Co
miskey landed the prize after 2
weeks-of bidding against repre
sentatives of practically all the
The purchase price is said to
amount tb$15,000. $7"5Q0 of this
is in cash.- In addition, 3 players
will.be turned oyer to the Brew
ers. Jimmy Block will probably
be one o'f them' .
Schalk, though only a boy in
years, has set the American As
sociation on fire this season, be
cause, besides being a star back
stop, he is batting around the .300
mark. His only drawback is said
to be his diminutive size. He will
probably report at the end of the
Boiled potatoes contain 75J4
per cent df water.
TQ TAKE 21 IN GRAFT CASE
Detroit, Aug. 9. Seventeen al
dermen were arrested up to noon
today, charged with "suspicion of
conspiracy to get bribes from the
The arrest.of these men is said
to have resulted from further evi
dence being unearthed by Prose
cutor Shepherd of alleged bribery
of councilmen in connection with
the closing of Seventh street for
the construction of a Wabash
freight house. Shepherd assert
ed that 21 men would be arrested
Eight of the aldermen arrested
today were among the ten city
officials arrested two weeks ago
charged with "accepting bribe's."
, Those- arrested for the first
time: W. C. Hinle, William
Koenig, G. H. Ellis, Patrick
O'Brien, T. M. Lynch, Joseph ,
Merritt, W. F. Zoeller, Herman
Schultz and AJd. Watson.
Those re-arrested : Louis Bro
zo, Andrew Walsh, L. F. Tossy,
F. J. Mason, M. T. Ostrowski, T.
E.'Glinnan, J.L. Theisan "and
It is expected that E. R. Schrei
ter, council clerk, will be rear
At noon half of the aldermen
had been unable to obtain bail,
and were locked in jail.
Lady So you're really one of
the dockers dn strike? Loafer
Yes; lady; I'm wot they call one
o' the pioneers of the movement.
I went on strike twenty-three
years ago, lady, and I ain't niver
'give in yit.
i - - tai.