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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 17, 1913, Image 12

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strength, not lus past performances.
Just as Ed Walsh spent two years
before he became a great pitcher, so
did Tesreau spend many months,
with this difference he had in Rob
inson a splendid coach, who started
out with one object and that was to
make Tesreau a spit ball pitcher.
Time, hard work and good coach
ing transformed Tesreau, so that
when Marquard "blew" and Matty
wavered, he stepped into the breach
and withstood the shock of the Cubs'
Tesreau's control was not so good
in 1913 as it was in 1912, although
he does not admit this. But with two
good reasons behind him, Tesreau
will return to the game next spring
with more confidence than ever.
There is no pitcher in sight who can
cope with him for the crown as the
champion human atomizer of base
ball ,
Temptation number of the Cornell
Widow, a college publication, was so
suggestive that the editors were sus
pended. Too bad some more maga
zines can't be controlled by a board
of censors like that.
Fashionable Paris ladies are ap
pearing at theaters in terribly slit
gowns, revealing bare shanks, called
decolette calves.
If Jessie's husband has broken a
five-spot since they reached England
he's a perfect spendthrift. Every
body over there wants to give a Sayre
Americans live too fast and are
entirely too pervous, says Prof. Trie
bel of Borne. Maybe he'd live fast
and be nervous if he had to look out
for J57 kinds of automobiles every
times he crossed arstreet.
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At a meeting of the unemployed,
held at the First Ward Socialist Hall,
four hundred jobless men denounced
organized charity and- demanded 1
work. "We are not seeking alms,"
they cried. "We want work the
right to earn a living.
"We are going to the mayor and
council," the committee stated, "to
demand work for the thousands of -unemployed.
Not to beg, but to com
mand that something be done."
Tonight a committee of ten will
present thedemands to the mayor
and council.
"We are determined to get a hear
ing or go to jail," said Jimmy Allman,
spokesman of the committee.
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London, Dec. 17. Charged with
whipping two young girls in his em
ploy, Marcus Josephson, Russian
manager of a film company, today
went on trial on complaint of the So
ciety for the Prevention of Cruelty
to Children. At the preliminary hear
ing in Tower Bridge police court, evi
dence was produced of an amazing
form of oath to which he compelled
his girl employes to subscribe, as
"I, of my own free will, after care
ful consideration, hereby swear by
Almighty God that I will from this
day to the end of my natural me De
obedient, submissive and truthful to
Mr. Josephson; that I will from this ,
day recognize him as my master,
teacher and good father; that I will
love, honor and respect him as such;
that I will submit to his authority
and consent that he shall treat me as
if I had been his own child; that all
lawful orders given by him shall and
will be law. to me Jiowever hard a
task they may appear to be, so help
me Jehovah."
The girls testified that repeatedly
for minor faults-they had been brut
ally flogged by Josephson with leath
er straps, after which he made them
kiss his hand.
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Teacher What do you think
makes the sea salt? Brilliant Boy
Please, sir, the herrings!

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