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BACK 'EM UP1
They're off. The Cubs and White
If it had rained today we had it all
planned to at least beappy with the
thought that April showers bring May
But everybody is satisfied as it is.
Would rather see a ball game than
have a thought.
Let's hope that Bruin means ruin
for St. Louis and that the White Sox
can't be pulled down by the other ag
gregation from the noted brew city.
Cheer up, folks, we have still to
have our first combination hail and
We are patiently waiting for the
band concerts to get under way in the
parks. They'll be with us abqut
Vincent Astor, the "millionaire
kid," is with us today. All right,
there is always plenty of room for one
more in Chi.
The weather man is kind to Vine.
If it were warm he would probably
be wearing a palm beach suit and it
would get all dirty in Chicago.
Don't be a knocker. Every knock
is a boost.
How true that is when applied to a
bill collector. Every time he knocks
at the door he is liable to get a boost
off the porch.
As the man who carried a milk pail
all the way in from the barn would
say, that is rather "far fetched."
A local physician has made a hit
with the kids. He says that laziness
is good for them.
About the most pleasing bit of
news from the battle front would be
that the whole war has blown up.
Jeers do more harm in a minute to
a baseball player's spirit than a boost
can do in an hour.
If every fan boosts hard enough
we may be able to boost the Cubs, the
Sox or the Whales into first place this
Let's all get out and push,
By Jim Manee.
For years about four
All the fans have been sore
And the spirit's been lax for the Cubs.
The leers and the jeers
That have run through those
Are bad and the idea rubs
The fur the wrong way,
And it knocks off the play
Of the player who's chuck full
Here's a tip for the fan,
Let's all to the man
Get out and get back of the team
P. S. The ladies are invited to do
likewise. Let's put the West Side
baseball standing back where it used
to be in the good old days.
Sub-Editor Under what heading
do you want Mayor Bumguy's resig
Editor Put it under "Municipal
Fair Wednesday and Thursday;
rising temperature; fresh northeast
I winds, becoming variable,
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