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Today and tomorrow Whale play
ers are scheduled to drop into head
quarters preparatory to the jaunt to
morrow night to Shreveport and the
opening of the training period. Even
Tinker doesn't know yet exactly how
many athletes will be taken on the
.trip. Any fellow who can show he
f has the makings of a ballplayer will
be given a chance by the manager.
Joe is after youngsters and wants to
build his -team 'from the ground up.
Hank O'Day, former Cub manager
and National league umpire, has been
declared a free agent by President
Tener and is free to sign where he
wishes. Hank will probably consult
with" Ban Johnson, who is due back
in Chicago today, and if he fails to
land an American league berth will
do business with the Federals.
Raithel, I. A. C, won the 50-yard
swim in the Central A. A. U. indoor
championships in the tri-color tank.
He broke the record for 40 yards, the
new mark being 18 4-5 seconds. Illi
nois beat Chicago A. A., 6 to 2, in a
water polo match.
W. H. Taylor, I. A. C, won the
standing high and broad jumps in
the senior A. A U. indoor champion
ships at New York, outclassing Piatt
Adams. Taylor's feats were a sen
sation. Joie Kay, Taylor's teammate,
lost a shoe in the two-mile run, which
put him out of the race.
Champion Gardner defeated Mil
burn, 400 to 219, in the amateur 18-2
billiard tournament at New York.
The fabled Centaurs you have seen
In picture books, of course,
I They used to gambol on the green,
Half human and half horse.
If we could have them here today,
Where Travel never stops,
They would be just the thing, I say,
To use as traffic cops.
Chinese consider it impolite to
wear spectacles in company.
SUFFRAGISTS WOULD HEAD NEW.
"Make the suffrage amendment'
house resolution No. 1 in the next
congress," is the slogan of the Con
gressional Union for Woman Suf,
frage, and one of the most zealous.;
leaders in the campaign is Miss Ger-f
trude Crocker, who helped to bring
the bfll before congress last January
Although defeated in the last con
gress, the women of the Congressionrr
al Union are not discouraged, Theirn
fight for the Susan B. Anthony,
amendment wbch means nationwide
suffrage for women will begin thfe j
day thejiext congress reconvenes. c