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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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naby he hit upon a contrivance of
steel and straps so arranged that he
now is able to do some truly remark
able stunts.
In addition to daily performing on
the alleys the judge writes a legible
hand, .folds letters, puts same in en
velopes, inserts pen in holder, turns
leaves of books, uses telephone, picks
up large or small articles, takes
money out of pockets, turns door
knobs and carries grips and other ar
ticles. Dressing is no soft job, but the
jurist performs this task without a
skip. He bathes, puts on under
clothes, combs hair, laces shoes, uses
tooth brush,-icnife, fork or spoon,
plants, spades or hoes in garden,
mows lawn, winds up and plays phon
ograph, strikes matches, builds fire,
runs automobile, drives horses, swims
and dives.
Corley's mishap occurred while he
was headed for New York. At Utica
he fell under a moving train while at
tempting to board it His recovery
was remarkable, for he was only in
bed 11 days and left the hospital on
the 23d day to return to Texas. Ar
riving home he obtained work as a
contractor. He then evolved and per
fected the hook-like device which
now serves as his left hand, and be
came fairly proficient within a year
after his accident.
Thus equipped Corley qualified as
notary public and read law. A year
later he passed the bar examination
and hung out his shingle as barrister.
Twelve months' practice was follow
ed by his election as justice of the
peace and after four years' service
he was elevated to the office of coun
ty judge. He now is on his second
How will they hit and field in the
big leagues? That's a question going
the rounds since organized ball raised
its barriers and welcomed home dia
mond stars who flopped to the Fed
erals. The queries will be answered
shortly, in training camps and pen-,
nant competition. Here are the fig-,
ures for 1915:
Name. Batting. Fielding.
Kauff 344 .962
Magee 330 .939
Konetchy 310 .994
Rousch 298 .977
Yerkes '. ."286 .972
Louden 280 .976
Rariden 278 .978
Anderson 259 .956
Esmond 258 .936
Huhn 227 .985
Schaefer 214 .950
Smith 210 .898
Tom Longboat, famous Indian dis
tance runner, is headed for the front,
with the scout section of the 125th
battalion, Canadian troops. He re
cently decided it was up to the mar
ried men of the Dominion to go to
war and enlisted at Brantf ord, Ont
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A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Micheal Kubisiak, 220 Bertrand St.,
Aug. 9.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Michael Kubisiak, 624 Bertrand
st, Aug. 10. South Bend (Ind.)

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