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Grover Cleveland Alexander -with the
bases full, three runs needed to win
the game, and the count two and
nothing in Aleck's favor, he can take
care of himself before the footlights,
One night in Los Angeles Duffy
was asked how "he en joyed married
"That isn't a world's series ques
tion," he answered.
."I know that," retorted the fan,
"but it is a world's serious question."
Did this scare Duffy? Not on your
life. His answer came quick and
fast, taking the people by surprise.
"You belong up here, my dear fel
low," was his come-back. His quiz-
zer said nothing else.
Although Duffy has been married
five years, he is a busher at house
keeping. He is learning something
new every day. And Duffy likes the
idea, too. According to Mrs. Lewis,
he is a model husband, but Duffy
wanted the fact kept quiet
"Don't tell them that I wash the
dishes and scrub the floors," said
Duffy, as we left him at the station.
Note The foregoing is the first of
a series o'f articles detailing the man
ner in which big league baseball play
ers put in their winter months. Dur
ing the off season the athletes follow
many different lines of amusement
and a few of them do hard work.
Julius Rosenwald, patron saint of
the employes of the Sears-Roebuck
plant, wants to be one of the "angels"
who are going to help the Chicago
Woman's club collect $500,000 for
Julius says hell come across with
$50,000 if the Woman's club sells 250
life memberships at 1,000 each. The
membership committee is busy.
SIGNS UNION AGREEMENT
The West Side Pants Makers'
ass'n, comprising 12 manufacturers
employing several hundred workers,
has signed the agreement proffered I
by the Amalgamated Clothing Work
ers. Sidney Hillman, president of
the Amalgamated Garment Workers
union, says this practically blankets
the West Side with union shops.
KNOCKS VOCATION COURSE IN
The two-year vocational course
now being taught in the public
schools was criticized yesterday dur
ing the second hearing on whether or
not the board of education should
take over the vocational guidance
bureau, which heretofore has been
maintained by outside organizations.
Trustee Ralph Otis started the dis
cussion when he asked Miss Anna
Davis, present head of the bureau, if
she had trouble getting graduates
jobs in the trades.
Sh6" said she did because of the
union restrictions and then passed
the question to Victor Olander, sec'y
of the state labor federation, who was
"To admit all boys who wish to
enter is to throw down the bars to
cheap child labor," said Olander.
"These unions have had a long strug
gle to get their present wage scale
and they impose restructions upon
apprentices as a means of keeping
SUPREME COURT SUSTAINS
HOYNE IN TAX FIGHT
. -Another victory for State's Att'y
Hoyne and the small taxpayer. The
state's att'y announced that an
opinion handed down in the supreme
court upholds a county court decision
involving $2,000,000 in taxes which
big corporations have withheld.
Ass't State's Att'y Berger, who ar
gued the suit, said it was whether or
not the Juul law, which permits the
county to tax 40 cents on every $100,
is allowed to tax 14 cents additional
for bonds and interest on bonds." Big
corporation refused to pay the 14
cents tax, contending it was in,cluded
in the Juul law tax. They thought
wrong, says the supreme court
. ;.-?" ''