J. Franklin Baker is still there with
The hottest race now, says McGraw,
Is for second place in the American
* * *
All of the Nap players claim that
Christy Mathewson is the king of
• * *
Weak pitching is the cause of the
Dodgers' poor showing, says A1 Brid
well of the Cubs.
* * *
Gus Dondon, the old White Sox sec
ond baseman, is on the pay roll of
the Chicago Feds.
* * *
The Naps have purchased Pitcher
Bowman from the Grand Rapids club
of the Central league.
• • *
McGraw says he believes “Jeff”
Tesreau will be the big factor in the
coming world’s series.
* * *
Bob McAllister is said to be one
of the first fighters to take up golf as
a part of his training.
* * *
Chappell has rounded into shape 60
that he is able to deliver some of
that SIB,OOO paid for him.
* * *
Those Cardinals are low in the race,
but they are usually able to make the
Giants sit up and take notice.
* * *.
Horace Fogel says he has lined up
Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York
for the Federal league next year.
* * *
The White Sox and the Giants are
to play on a field that will accommo
date 25,000 people at Nice, France.
Pitcher Charley Rose of Houston
won ten straight games, then had to
lose to the tailend Beaumont team.
* * *
McGraw' had a chance to get young
Fred Kommers, who is starring in the
Pirate outfield, but passed him up.
* * *
George Paskert of the Phillies has
Joined the “barber-shop herd.” George
has had his hair cut close to his head.
* * *
Somehow or other, a man like Saier,
who lets his bat do most of his talk
ing, Is rather popular among real fans.
* * *
Manager McGraw' says that the
Giants are displaying more speed
right now' than they did season.
* * *
There is not likely to be any great
popular movement for the abolition of
baseball slavery, but something should
Morning practice has been ordered
for thjs Giants by McGraw again In
"'SWRopes That he will keep thenfTfonT
• * •
Bob Connery, scout for the Cards,
Bays the trouble with the team now is
that it has only one pitcher in trim,
• * *
President McAleer of the Red Sox
has purchased Cooney, the crack
shortstop of the Worcester New Eng
land league team.
* * *
Clyde Milan, the Washington out
fielder and greatest base burglar in
captivity, is leading the major
leagues in base stealing.
* * •
Nappy Felch, the outftelder from
Pond du Lac signed by the Brooklyn
club, is said to be a second Ty Cobb
on the bases and with the bat.
* * •
Chance is injecting a lot of ginger
into the Yankees, according to the
New York papers. If that’s true he
has earned his year's salary already.
• * *
Everyone is willing to admit that
George Mcßride would be an ideal
man to head the Red Sox next year.
He is the right kind of man for the
• * *
Davy Jones, Jay Kirke and Charley
Jones, ex-big leaguers, now with
Toledo, are one, two, three in the
American association batting aver
* * *
The Highlanders and the Dodgers
are going to be some ball teams next
year, if half of the yougsters now
being gathered in by the scouts are
Bill Carrigan believes that Scott,
the youngster he has secured from
the St. Paul team, will be a better
player than Donie Bush or Heine Wag
ner ever was
* * *
Christy Mathewson is now twirling
in his thirteenth consecutive season
for the Giants, but is able to show
up every young pitcher in the Nation
al league at that,
* * *
Umpire Rigler agrees with Connie
Mack that St. Louis will never have
a winning ball club because the heat
there is too severe to allow the play
ers to do their best.
* * *
Tinker is eager to obtain Charlie
Herzog, from McGraw, but there is no
likelihood of the fighting third sacker
passing to the Reds. He fills a niche
In a Dinc.h that few fielders can.
At last, shantung is the favorite ma
terial for coats, says the Washington
Herald. It must be of rather heavy
make. Most of these coats are lavish
ly trimmed with embroidery. One, in
rose du Barri and black, has a deep
turned-down collar almost entirely
covered with embroidery. The sleeves
are maneuvered in the front of the
garment, and are not only bordered
with embroidery, but have a continua
tion which reaches below the knees
in a decreasing line, finished with a
FIVE ABLE YOUNG CATCHERS
Ray Schalk of the White Sox.
Five young catchers of ability have
been developed in the American
league within the last twelve months,
all of them being the regular back
stops on their teams at present. Dick ,
Gossett of the New Yorks is probably
the best catcher pure and simple in
the flock, although Will Schang of the
Athletics, Ray Schalk of the White
Sox, Sam Agnew of the Browns and
Red McKee of Detroit, may hit the
ball a trifle harder.
Hughey Jennings says that Ty Cobb
is not dissatisfied.
, * *
The funniest things in baseball hap
pen in the midnight league.
♦ * *
Otto Hess says that the easiest
team for him to lick is the Cards.
* * *
Harry Covaleskie, former Giant kil
ler, has been signed by the Tigers for
• • •
Norman EHberfield will hold his job
at Chattanooga next year, according
to Mogul Andrews.
* * *
Chance has promised to give the
Higlanders a thorough shaking up,
and he is keeping his promise.
* * *
Mike Mitchell waited until he was
at safe distance and then opened a
tirade on Johnny Evers of the Cubs.
* • *
Maisel is rather undersized, but he
makes up for what he lacks in height
by his speed. He is only twenty-one
The Highlanders are crawling up in
the list pretty fast these days, and
the smile on the face of Frank Chance
is increasing in breadth.
• * *
Clark Griffith has been quoted as
denying the deal with Boston involv
ing Mcßride, but Jimmy McAleer has
never denied he wmuld take Mcßride
if he could get him.
* * *
A report has it that Manager Cly
mer -Tin' agree with hotel proprietors
.after the . Bison s have had-a losing .
streak and that he declared a boycott
on one New York hostelry.
November 29 has been selected as
the date for the annual army-navy
football game this year.
• * *
The United States Lawn Tennis as
sociation received SIB,OOO as its share
of the Davis cup matches.
* * *
The English Btyle of rowing will not
be abandoned at Yale, despite the
reverses of this year’s crew.
* * *
Freddie Welsh is said to be about
the wealthiest boxer in the game. His
fortune is estimated at SIOO,OOO.
* * *
Charles Webb Murphy has taken to
golf because he can forget his trou
bles better that way than any other.
Efforts to resurrect its athletic rep
utation, especially in football, will be
made at Northwestern university this
* * *
Warren K. Wood won the Western
Amateur Golf association champion
ship from Ned Allis of Milwaukee, at
• * *
Bob Deady, a well-known manager
of boxers, is about to quit the squared
circle and will have charge of a
• • *
Announcement is made that a
match has been arranged between A1
Palzer and Carpentier, the French
Lincoln Prescott, of Phillips Ando
ver academy, cleared 23 feet 6%
inches in the broad jump at the re
cent New England championships.
An announcement has been made
by P. T. Powers at a meeting of the
American Racing Cyclists’ union, that
a circuit is planned for the six-day
riders for next winter.
* * *
James M. Rosenberger, of the Irish-
American A. C., and Homer Baker, of
the N. Y. A. C., will represent the
eastern section of the United States
on the All-American team which will
go to Australia next fall.
long silk tassel. Pink appears to be
almost as much in favor for outdoor
coats as it is for the evening. Rose
du Barri is perhaps the loveliest tone
of this beautiful color.
Draping Broad Sash.
The broad sash, suggestive of the
Japanese obi, appears on three-piece
costumes. It usually starts from un
der the broad, square collar and falls
about to the knees, the line being
broken at the waist, where it is held
THE OLD, OLD GAME.
At nine p. m. they were seated at
opposite ends of the couch. At 9:30
they were slightly nearer to each oth
er. At ten o’clock they were only
three feet apart. At 10:30 there was
scarcely any perceptible space be
The young man spoke.
“Has your father gone to bed?” he
“Has your mother gone to bed?”
"Do you think your little brother is
under the couch?”
The young man heaved a sigh of re
“It’s your move,” he said.
John Butts, Sr. —I want to leave my
property to my two sons. One-tenth
,to my youngest son, John Butts, and
nine-tenths to my eldest son, Royal
Chesterfield Chauncey De Peyster
Family Lawyer—H’m! Do you think
that’s quite fair?
John Butts, Sr. —Yes. X want to
make some kind of reparation to
Royal for allowing his mother to give
him such a damfool name. —Puck.
In Colonial Days.
The Settler’s Wife —Why should we
go any further into the wilderness?
Why not build our cabin here where
there are eight or ten families al
The Settler —Gadzooks! What
would’st thou? A couple of hundred
years from now there would be folks
around here blowing that our family
Isn’t the oldest in the place.—Puck.
"We must have a beautiful name
for the baby,” said the fond mother.
“Something that sounds like poetry
and is not at all commonplace.”
“Well,” replied the fond father,
“I’m doing my best to help you make
a selection. Here’s a list of the
names of all the apartment houses
He —These high collars you women
are wearing are like financial stock.
She —How so?
He —Subject to rises and falls.
Good for Anything.
My friends, a great deal might be
To help the teething,
If we could but teach a kid
"There’s a lucky young fellow.
He’s never known a bit of trouble in
all his life.”
"Well, he soon will. He’s going to
marry my daughter.”
"Do you think a man whose life has
been threatened should be permitted
to carry a gun?”
“No. It would spoil the appearance
of the game to see the umpire stand
ing around with a six-shooter in his
Out of Sympathy.
“What happened to the clock in
the labor hall?”
“Oh, it wouldn't strike any more,
so the boys pitched it out and got a
“Hello, old chap; still doing news
“Yep; on the Daily Black-Mail.”
“On the regular staff?”
"Nope; on space yet—what you
might call a penny-maligner, you
Bacon —I see electricity generated
in Sweden is delivered in Copen
Egbert—This parcel post system is
“Mrs. Wombat called me in to see
her new graphophone. She’s all
puffed up about it.”
“How do you know she’s puffed I
“Well, she was putting on airs.”
Putting It Off.
“He’s a mean man.”
“When his little girl begs for an
ice cream sundae, he asks her if she
wouldn’t rather have a gold watch
when she’s nineteen.”
“Our butcher is so considerate.”
“In what way?”
“When he sends in his bill he
doesn’t add up the items—he lets us
add ’em up ourselves when we feel
“My wife will know I drank too
much at the banquet”
“Why, you're walking straight
“But look at the bum umbrella I
THE FROSTBURG SPIRIT, FROSTBURG, MD.
HAS ITS OWN REWARD.
De Quiz —What do you think of the
modern game of football, doctor?
Doctor —I think, sir, that the punish
ment fits the crime.
Still waters may run deep,
But In high life we find
That swagger people keep
The carbonated kind.
"James,” said the efficiency expert,
annoyed by the cheerful habit which
his chauffeur had of whistling while
at his work, “you should remember
that the greatest fortunes nowadays
are made from the by-products of
■waste. Hereafter when you whistle,
whistle in the tires and save me the
expense of a pump.”—Harper’s
She Caught Him.
The young girl confronted him with
“What did you mean,” she demand
ed, "by kissing me as I lay asleep in
the hammock this morning?”
“But,” protested the youth, “I only
“You did not. I counted at least
seven before I awoke.” —Ladies’ Home
“Do you believe that money has
germs on it?”
“It may have.”
“What in the world shall we do?”
“Don’t worry; it would take a
mighty active germ to hop from the
money to you during the short time
that you keep what I give you.”
“I can’t understand why you wish
to lavish your affection on a dog.
Why don’t you adopt a child?”
“Oh, I should be afraid to become
fond of a child. If it should die one
couldn’t have it stuffed and put in
a corner of the library you know.” —
“I hear that the savings bank closed
its doors yesterday.”
“Good heavens! What was the trou
"No trouble at all. It happc . to
be closing time for the dajj,”
“There is one success which has
been steady about all attempts from
the start at aviation.”
"What is that?”
“It has always made the money
Bragg (of Connecticut) —How did
you find those cigars, colonel?
Wagg—Delicious, old man. We had
them for dinner last evening, boiled
with corned beef. —Truth
The City Man —How did you enjoy
the opera last night?
The Countryman—Fine. The feller
that hollered “Opery books! Books of
th’ opery” had a great voice.
Not Too Simple.
The simple life would suit my bent,
I’d seek the forest path
If I knew just where I could rent
| A cavern with a bath.
In South America.
“Come, let us prepare our slate.
We must have Senator Paprika for
some office on the ticket. He is in
“Why is he indispensable?” in
quired the American consul.
“He owns the only machine gun we
“There goes Susan Brett,” re
marked Yorlck Hamm. “She loves to
hoar herself talk.”
“Then it must be a great trial to
her,” responded Hamlet Fatt, “to
have to work all the time for the
He Being the Man.
Ethol —Kitty hasn’t a thought for
anything nowadays except her new
car. She’s perfectly in love with it.
Jack (sadly)—Another case of man
being displaced by machinery. |
‘‘Have you outlined your policy to
v No,” replied Senator Sorghum; “I
am still looking over the policies my
constituents have outlined to me, try
ing to decide on which I had better
select.” —Washington Star.
ECZEMA ON HEAD AND FACE
Reedy, W. Va. —“My baby boy
when three weeks old took the ecze
ma on the head and face. It broke
out in pimples and first they looked
like blisters and a yellow water would
run from them. His head was per
fectly raw and his hair was all gone.
Everybody said he would never have
any more hair. As the sores spread
his hair came out. The breaking out
itched so badly that we had to keep
gloves on his hands to keep him from
scratching his head and face. It
caused disfigurement. He couldn’t
rest at night it burned and itched
“He was treated for eight months
and he got worse all the time. So
I decided to try Cuticura Soap and
Ointment. In two months he was com
pletely cured after using the Cuticura
Soap and two boxes of Cuticura Oint
ment.” (Signed) G. A. Dye, Jan. 7,
Cuticura Soap and Ointment sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free,with 32-p. Skin Book. Address post
card "Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston.” —Adv.
Madge—-This summer seems to be
much cooler than last.
Marjorie—-You must remember,
dear, that you’re not wearing so many
For SUMMER HEADACHES
Hicks’ CAPUDINE is the best remedy—
no matter what causes them—whether
from the heat, sitting: in draughts, fever
ish condition, etc. 10c., 25c and 50c per
bottle at medicine stores. Adv.
But most men prefer a dimpled
cheek to a classical high-brow.
Worms expelled promptly from the human
system with Dr. Peery’s Vermifuge “Dead
Not even a woman ever liked all
Makes Your Baby Comfortable
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NO PART OF GIRL’S DOWER
Information That Probably Did Much
to Check Infatuation of Love-
Young Tom Toote was spending a
holiday in the country, and had been
Invited to the beautiful home of a
sweet young thing named Agnes.
“What a charming place!” he said
enthusiastically to Agnes’ proud pa
ternal parent. “Does it go as far as
those woods over there?”
“It does,” remarked the somewhat
unsympathetic P. P. P.
“Ab, ” sirild Itnir, j&iV vnhaji’ii'y; ■'taiV
to that old stone wall over there,
“It does,” came the gruff answer;
and it goes as far as the river on the
south, and to the main road on the
“Beautiful!” put in Tom.
“Yes,” went on the old man; “but
It doesn’t go with Aggie!”
Then Tom faded painfully from
Difference of Opinion.
“I like to see a young fellow set
“I would rather see him settling
“A waitress Is born to the work.”
"Isn’t she maid to order?”
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I „ Father’s Plan.
It was in a suburbari town and the
good minister had taken his class of
boys on a little picnic out in the
Each was supplied with a basket of
fruit and sandwiches, and as they sat
down in a picturesque spot to appease
x their sharpened appetites, the minis
j “Now, hoys, what is the best and
most appropriate time to thank the
3 Lord ?”
3 The boys looked at each other in
t silent questioning.
“What does your father do when he
, sits down to his meals?' ’
One of> the lads, a little red-haired
chap, promptly answered:
“Cuss the cook.”
Merely a Small Matter.
The conductor came into the smoker
mad and wanted to know who had
been spitting on the car floor.
A big prize fighter said he had, and
wanted to know what the conductor
was going to do about it.
The conductor said he wasn’t going
to do anything. He just wanted to
borrow a chew of tobacco.
New Name for Golf.
-Farmer Poddershucks Haow do
them summer boarders of yourn keep
Reuben Robbins —They play golf.
P. F.—What is that?
R. R. —’S near’s I kin figger, it’s soli
taire shinny.—Burlington Free Press.
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CHICKEN, AND AGAIN CHICKEN
Confederate Veteran Has His Own
Ideas of What Should Constitute
, a Perfect Menu.
“Speaking of fried chicken, hot bis
-1 cuit, and peach cobbler,” said the Con
federate veteran, “you may recall Gen.
Robert E. Lee’s famous dicti/m:
“ ‘Bring me fried chicken.' Not one
1 fried chicken, not two fried ihickens.
Just fried chicken —unlimited fried
“Corn fritters and sweet potatoes
are a part of fried chicken ir’my opin
' .(sir. -
“Some people lay great stress m
the hot biscuit casualty list, but I an, ,
willing to take two dozen risks at a
sitting in case the biscuit is small,
flaky, white inside like snow, hot, with
plenty of firm, prime butter.
“Peach cobbler is best served in a
soup bowl, and it should nearly fill the
bowl. There should be always a pitch
er of sauce flavored with vanilla, wine,
and highly sweetened.
“The sauce never has enough wine
in it. To overcome this defect pour a
quantity of the sauce over the cobbler
and then add a wine glass full of old
In case you fail to put your best foot
forward when you have a chance you
may feel like using it to kick ycurself
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