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Twas Worth It, He Says
Drawn for The Bee by J. Swinnerton
' ' I 1
HOW li this for a team Pitch
ers: Long Tom Hughes, MInei
Brown, Jack Pfelster, Frank
Owen, FatRagan, Dusty Rhodes;
catchers, Agnew and Hick John
or Austin or Perrlnc: left field, George
on; first base, Chick Autrey; second
base, Schlpke: third base, Perrlng.
Austin, Nlehoff; shortstop, Nlehoff or
Austin or Perrlnc; left field, aeorjte
Etone; center, Del Howard, and
right field, Qus "Williams? These are for
mer Omahans who are now, have been or
are going Into the big leagues. In tholr
day they were all great ball players.
Omaha has been especially strong on
third basemen, sending In turn George
Perrlng, BUI Schlpke, Jimmy Austin and
Bert Nlehoff to faster company. Del
Howard, who could play anywhere, is
placed In center field In this lineup,
though he covered second for Omaha
and relieved Chance at first for the Cubs.
Dusty Rhodes came to Omaha from St.
Lcuts and does not return from here, but
a Toxaa team, to the majors. But a
Blanco at that array of pitchers Hughes
still a winner for Washington; Brown,
king In his day, here and at Chicago;
Jack Pfelster, tho greatest southpaw for
sorno years In the National, the terrible
Giant killer,' who went back only after
breaking his pitching arm; Pat Ragan,
now In his prime at Brooklyn. As to!
catchers, of Sam Agnew the St. Louis
Republic says: "He has the best throw
ing arm In the American league and
knows how to use it," For Hick John
son we bespeak a successful career In
New York. These are not all the men
who havo graduated from Omaha Into the
big company, but they are enough to
show tho big part Omaha has played, Is
playing and will play on the larger lots,
and offers somo refutation to tho thought
less statement about our never having the
The solons of base boll have put their
feet down on tho fake practice of ball
pfayers selling their names as signatures
to wrlteups of world's series gomes, and
It is a good ruling, however, well ob
served Intelligent people must know
that all this "expert" literature that goes
over or under the name of some ball
player was never written by him, if, in
deed, ever read by him. It Is a species
of fraud palmed off on a credulous pub
lic Fake papers have for weeks been
heralding In advance their list of "ex
pert" player writers who will report the
world's series games, as If the best ball
player on earth could do as good a Job
at writing a game as the newspaper
writer trained by years of experience In
Just that line of work. But what do gull
ible people care for tho truth7 Didn't
the late Mr. Phlneas T. Barnum answer
thq question when he Bald that "The
American people like to be fooled?" A
Chicago paper takes occasion to announce
that Its "reports of tho world's series
and city series will be written by its own
staff of trained newspaper men, who fol
low tho two local clubs and who travel
to every city on the major league cir
cuits throughout the season." And what
paper will have better reports than It
possibly could do if Buch a thing were
possible for the ten leading stars of the
game to write Its matter. But the climax
of this fraud comes In a bally good Joke.
Here is a fake sheet publishing as the
"star reporter'1 of Its world's Berles staff
a ball player who can neither read nor
write; ha cannot even write his name,
unless ho has acquired the art in the last
pear. Yet ho Is to be the big noise In
the reports of tho great games for this
paper and its array of fake sisters. But
one thing, It upholds the policy of those
Says the Chicago Record-Herald:
Records of the Cook county hospital,
. "rrr..TT..i iiHcH fnr the free treat-
men of Persons "too" poor to" pay for
Uons of Charles W. Murphy, pre dent .of
tho mllllon-dollar Chicago NaUonal league
ball team, ye.wrday Presented ,wm.c
ous contraaiouons. """""
eoeatedly ana tmixuiutnu wo.
eye . uiv ,.' ,, ,v, received treat-
"c.' wwii... at the county
hospTtal. The hospital record, show that
on August 7. 1006, a man rara.
fri.,. .a admitted to the wsuiuuun.
i. ,m,iinn wu riven as that of a
Ball player. He was not discharged until
August 13. ' The hospital records fur
ther show that on June 2, 19QS. a man
named Harry Zimmerman, wlujse oocupa-
Local Sandlottars Close a Satisfac
tory Year of Base Ball.
Ancient Order of United Workmen
Team "Will Finish Bummer's
Activities rrtth Ttto Game's
nt Fort Omaha.
Today is the time set aside by th
local schedule makers to ring out the
base ball soason of 1913. Fans will havo
to kits the old season on the chewers
and bid It uu revolr for approximately
six months. They have had a very suc
cessful season from every standpoint
and apparently everybody in this neck
of the woods Is satisfied with the ' ar
ticle of base ball dished up by the local
baso ball manipulators. The different
squads are overly pleased with the show
ing they registered and the only thing
they have to regret Is that the season
is practically over. However, a few
more, tussles will probably be , Jerked oft
by (he dudes that are Inoculated with
the base ball fever so badly that they
don't know when to shut off the steam
As far as the big children are concerned,
today will be their last appearance on
the turf.
Play n Double-Decker.
At beautiful Fort Omaha this after
noon the Ancient Order of United Work
men team will shut tho doors by partici
pating In a double-decker. They hovt
chalked up a remarkable record this
seaBon and it Is their Intention to cor
theso two scrambles if there Is any waj
possible to "doer." By tho way, the,
havo already snagged the amateur cham
pionship 'of this burg and if they gamer
these two Jamborees they can "claim tlu
championship of tho three cities. The
Council Bluffs Merchants, who at the
present writing are leading the leagut
by a small margin, were given a good
walloping by the Ancient Order ol
United Workmen brigade a few. weeki
"ago. The score at the end of the "Inal
chapter was 16, to 3. The initial mix
of tho aforementioned double bill wlli
be played with the South Omaha Sham.
rocks and the finisher will be put ot
by the Townsends. Undoubtedly thesb
two debates will be corkers and the
hot fans should trot' out to the fort
this afternoon if they want to see some
real classy base ball tossed out by the
best local talent available. The last
struggle between the Gunners and the
Lodgeltes resulted In a victory for the
Townsends, as a consequence the Anolent
Order of United Workmen boys are
pining for revenge, and It Is a lead
pipe that they will exert all their en
ergy to Ice this row.
Lineup, first game:
Ryan... First Dougherty
Kennedy Second Welch
W.Collins Third .... McAndrewB
M. Collins ,liort Stephan
Sullivan Left Hall
Mayfleld Center Falconer
Clark Right Miller
Yost.. Catch Prefka
Fletcher Pitch Holland
Sullivan Pitch McCreary
Lineup, second game:
Dougherty First Krlgjer
weicn Second Coady
McAndrews Third n.,m
CaivV..... r,. ................ mv.,.
?"" onon I'ennv
darnedest to cop tho gTavy today. It
will be a gingery fight and will be worth
walking blocks to see, and country blocks
at that. The last argument between
these two herds was tinged with a Luxus
flavor, so it can plainly be seen that the
Beef congregation will be up on their
toes throughout this muss. They will be
up against a starchy proposition, aa the
Luxus boys are playing great ball, but
regardless of this the South Omaha chil
dren might watu away with the sweet
meats. Gurness will hurl them for the
Armours and Dyck will wiggle for the
Luxus family. Lineup:
Farley...., First...,
Smith Second.,
Traoey...... Third...
Rapp Short. .
Denny Left
ox Center,
.... Corcoran
,.. Langhnlne
A I Graves
Kochcr Right Alvle Graves
Hachton Catcher Llsmond
Dyck Pitcher Gurness
Hull Pitcher Hlatt
Diamond Dust.
Clink Clair, the Dallas.ls. D magnate,
rolled In last week.
Did you know that the Workmen team
copped the local rag?
Louis Kocher says with vehemence
that this ,u his last offense.
Next season Joe Vanous will hold down
pouch No. 1 for the Storz Triumphs.
Madam Rumor has It that Hull will do
the driving for the Luxus brigade r.ext
year. ,
According to the dope Jake Krug Is
going to give his band a thousand rocks
next season
Ever since Grossman of the Nebraska
Collegians returned ho has been sitting on
the sick list.
Cup Benson and his Hanscom Parks
will decorate the register ns soon us the
ueii iass again.
Last woek the Dundees had a very en
joyable banquet given at the expense of
u.elr generous backer.
. The Council Bluffs Merchants will finish
Jtnelr season by playing a couple of class
I J Council Bluffs teams.
The Chris Lycks made a grand fight for
the class B rag, but they were nosed out
, the skin of their teeth.
The Emll Hansens will grab a steamer
libeled for Schuyler, Neb., today, where
hey will deliver their wares. r
Next year will find the Diets club on
the menu with a fast team under the
iiuiicrvlston of Frank Spellman.
Last Saturday the Soldiers mustered n
sang together and put on a show with
the Crano Co. base ball teasers.
Aftor such a good start It was a shame
to jce tho Cross family go un the blink.
They looked like tho gravy snaggers.
Yes, tho Foresters hung up their duds
last Sunday. They had a good season.
They won the majority of their fights.
Under the leadership of Beckoff the
Armours of South Omaha havo had the
most successful season of their career.
The Dundee Woolen Mills glommed
the pennant of the class B organizations.
They have tho best team and are entitled
to it.
Guess the Independents were too inde
pendent this term as a consequence they
blew up about a montlf before the whlatlo
Some of the managers that need to fill
a few gaps for next season want to take
a squint at the Advo tribe before it Is
too late.
Tho Stars and Stripes shone pretty
bright as long as they lasted, but they
ought to have stuck until the curtain
Jack Fugate didn't prove very effective,
ngalnst the Storz Triumphs last Sunday
when ho hurled for thn Council Bluffs
George Kennedy H again back in the
harness with the famous South Omaha
Shamrocks. He is the gent that Injects
pep in that gang.
The Florence Athletics pulled through
the season with the able assistance of
Manager Grossman. They played their
lost tune last Sunday.
If those Council Bluffs Imnerlnl. find
not picked up "pedaleatus frlgldeatus,"
Young,Amerioan Match for Foreign Wizards
Hall Left ' . Mcdowan PJc."i UP '"Peaaieatus rrlgiaeatus,'
Falconer. Center ....""I.Parith ffifl i&"J!? & "disputed Cham
omier lUglit Pass - w..w ".
Prefka.. Catch Russum . For the Shamrocks this season Yost
Holland Pitch McGulr na" .bc" doing grand work. He Is their
iuvwuary ntcn Parish "iubkw ana asiuo irotn mis ne is
fight tar riiniiiiilonnlili,,
For the championship of Council Bluffs
the Council Bluffs Merchants will fight
this afternoon. According to the record
made by tho different Council Bluffs
squads, the Merchants are by far tho
best hot, and it Is beyond conception whv
these two games are necessary. The fans
in the village across tho waves wouldn't
be satisfied unless the different Council
Bluffs teams were given a chance to dem
onstrate thedr ability, consequently Man
agor Crowe Is willing to take a shot, win
or lose. Tho first game will be nlaved
with tlio Council Bluffs Do Vol Victors
ana the second row will be fought with
the Council Bluffs Btolz. If these two
teams use their regular lineups thev won't
have a lookln with the Merchants, but If
they pad a different story might be tho
outcome. Probst and Hansen will do the
slinging for the Merchants, but tho other
two teams are iirwIerMw1 n. v, .,m
Ilttllieu uvuty .,......... ' " . , i I - " " " " w n,u rr 1 1 1
tlon was also given as ina be called on to deliver tho groceries,
nlnver. was admitted to the institution ,, ...
na that he was discharged on June 16. i ; mrvmaa
show rrom lis own me i - wain Second Kennfdv
Bvera and Harry Zimmerman, mcraBnuuiui Third
of Mr. Murphy's ball team, were not ty ?icuean bliort
a doodle of a buck stop
PlattBmouth had a good team this year
end every Omaha team that visited them
had to put on extra steam in order to
waltz home wtlh the candy.
When old man Goff Is Jluht you would
have to gu a long ways before you could
find a better fly grabber. He Is glued
to the Council Bluffs Slcrchants.
Back of the willow Jhls season Prefka
dirt excellent work. Ho has a grand aim,
a good bcltry and -s there with th Mliy.
He Is ascoclated win the Workmen herd
A!,nou8n those fast base balllsts namely
Red Peterson, Scanlon and Phillips re
signed from the Council Bluffs Merchants,
nevertheless the Merchants are still in
tho rlns.
The Advos won't ring in next spring
Flowers are now In order. Think the rea
son Is that Louis Feltman, their leader,
IB going to get hitched In the very imme
diate future.
Guess their is no question about the
Auditorium Pharmacy being the amateur
champions of the Saturday crews. Ar
mours please remember that you hall
from South Omaha.
What do you know about the three
Rambler teams throwing up the sponge?
On the Jump off we had a team with
that monicker in Omaha, one in Council
Bluffs and another one In South Omaha.
Sam Zlotsky will orcanlze the Nebraska
Gulnne Collegians again next year and beat it
lionsun .nrougn me state, ite says no will be
.. .. ' . ... .v.- Kemt) Left Mathowson able to make a clranlrur next season. l
tne lineup Because oiinne. Goff. Center iLeaguo cause he will understand how to glom Un
covered In theso hospital records & jUce ( Right Pa ne! nicks.
itrange coincidence, to say the least, In Kran!ger.CJalr.,. Catch ....... ...Mclntovh james O'Nell, who used to be one of
view pf Chawley Murphy's asseveration IIfn,f,m 'iS,-.""' Poacock. the fly chasers. Is now a tooth carpenter.
,L Xn hn ni.v.r of his ever received h'"lUf ' 'C"d 8ame: I " l looted In the Paxton block. If
i j .. . .4,. MEllUMANTH. KTOI.Z.
treatment, "free or otherwise' at the Swncw00d First Wllcott
county hospUaL which, by the way. Wall Hecond Preka
itands very near his boll park. Pursuing Mlnlcus Third B. Gulnnee
tho hospital record, still further, the Chi- Kp.V.V.V.V.'K
cago paper finds evidence pointing even aoff Center Deal
more suspiciously to the probability that Rice Right Moore
Iho Evers and Zimmerman on its rolls g?1"" citcber O'"8'
we the same Evers and Zimmerman who Probst!!'.!!!!'.'.'.' Pitcher.. Francis
ire now and wero then on Mr. Murphy's Hanson Pitcher Waterman
pay rolls. All of which Is lnteresUng to wm pIuj, n "Humdinger."
fans everywhere Just now observing cer- Qny OM m)jc w, be on Up at
'.ain developments In the base ball world twJ but fhat due, wI unQue.
with special reference to the adherent tlonab,y b(s a humi,lnger. Thl, how w,
Bf the men who own Ue teams to tho m Qa the boarJi( promptIy at three
laws governing them. . belUi and w,u be between tne Luxus
Some day the -Weetern league schedule- anK 'im Sud.vllle and the Armours
makers may arrange the closing games' JTom Packer.vllle For many moons
so as to have Omaha at borne durlwr the thf two Uams have been bitter ene-.Ut-Sar-Ben
season, j mle' ond 11 ,s a clnen thr w,u do theIr
James can fix teth as well aa he can
play base ball, he ought to be a peach
ertno. Next week Ralph Tuttle will "blow" for
thi coast. He has been playing with the
Armours and has been doing excellent
work on corner No. 1. It will be a diffi
cult matter to fill the gap he will leave
Fans will sure be sorry If they mils the
double-header booked for Fort Omaha
this afumoon. They hud better stick a
nickel In the slot ot one of the rars
labeled for the fort and thus keep from
kicking themselves later for not being on
the job.
Last Sunday at Plattsmouth, Neb., tho
Brodegaard Crowns cloied a very success
ful Hcasun and according to Chief William
Dolson they will be back on tho Job
stronger than horseradish next yeur. Dol
son Vtlrhts to go on record with the state
ment that all out-of-town teams which
his gang butted u gal nit tbU te-im trcuted
them royally.
Comhusker Foot Ball Mentor Qloomy
Orer Nebraska Prospects.
CnmerOii, Ilecsr nnd Ilnvrklns
verelr Injured In Practice
Kreshnit-u Show Up In the
Vnraltr Iteiiulnr Temu.
Frank Oulmet, the young golfer of
Brookllne. Mass., where he learned the
game as a caddie, who Is now occupying
a prominent spot In the sport lime light
because of his winning over Harry Var-
don and Harry Ray, the English profes
sional cracks, and all ot the cream ol
America's golfing talent the open golfing
championship at Brookllne.
Hedges Has a Plan
to Give Weaklings
Chance to Even
BT. LOUIS, Sept. 27. It has come at
last handicap baso ball advocated hyy
a magnate. R. L. Hedges, president ot
tho Browns, has a proposition to handi
cap the major league clubs so ns to In
sure greater success for the weaklings.
Hedges' plan seems to be a logical one
for handicapping tho leaders and prevent
ing them from grabbing all the base ball
plums In tho way of prospective big
league stars.
Give the team which finishes second and
the team which finishes third a limit of
twonty-sQvcn playors, Tho fourtli and
fifth place clubs should have tho privi
lege of putting thirty on their reserve.
while tho sixth, seventh and eighth place
clubs should bo privileged to retain each
year thlrty-flvo players.
''This would give tho losers a larger
squad to pick, from. It would prevent
MrGraw and the other leaders from pay
ing reckless and Insane prices. It would
readjust tho game, balance the league
and distribute tho pennants. Now this
Idea may listen queor Just at present,
but wait and seo what happens.
"I'll guarantee you one thing: If tho
Browns ever win a pepnant, If they ever
get up near the top, they will stay there.
This for the simple reason that we will
Under tho present system in the major
leagues it's extremely hard for tail-end, have ,h money t0 outUd other clubs.
C1UDS to eage into we vsi anvision.- yje wlH Ket first crack at the talent and
said Mr. Hedges. "The winning clubs, wm .Wm ,h m,lm from th oron wrv
for that reason' t ...u..
make big money, and
they pay big money for talent. They
sometimes pay fabulous and senseless
price for promising men. The owner of
a losing club would go bankrupt trying to
compete against the winners, figuring
that a few of the high-priced Individuals
would fall to deliver,
"Now what I'm driving at Is this,
We'll take the case of tho Giants. They
are a winner this year, we'll say. Mo
G raw has a team of comparative young
sters. Yet ho may have a weak link In
the chain. Bo he goes forth into the
market and offers $10,000 for a class D
league player of promise. He gots him,
puts him on the bench and In two years
this player bobs up a star. McOraw,
who really needs, we'll say, two players
for next season, will outbid his rivals nnd
buy Un or fifteen players. He takes
many promising men who are of no use
to him, but who would help a second di
vision club, Tho latter club has not the
financial fortification to compete wlUi
"Now my Idea is to limit McGraw to
twonty-flvo players on his reserve list
season. I can't understand why a rnnrv-
ager capable enough to win a pennant
1 Him 1'iuuuui uucftru ui illiujivjuuy- m
securing new material ever should be
dethroned. If he spends tho money he
should get the pick of tho country eaoh
year and remain at tho top o'nee he
reaches there.
"However, this conditions Is unfair to
weak clubs, unci mark my word, thorn
will bo a sensible readjustment of pres
ent conditions,"
Younic ItPt-ruK,
Pete Allison, the Chicago Cub's new
outfielder from Cadillac of the Mlahlgan
State league, is but 30 years of age, and
this Is his first season In organized ball.
To Go with McGrnw.
Ivy Wingo and Lee Magee of the Car
dinals will make the world's tour as
members of McGraw's team.
To Conch College Team,
Manager Griffith has permitted BUI
Morloy, Iris Infield recruit, to return to
tils home In Arkansas, where he is to
coach a college foot ball team.
LINCOLN, 8cpt. S7. Special. Coach
Stlohm's gridiron warriors will Inaugurate
tho foot ball season Saturday with a
game with Washburn university the first
lineup on the Comhusker schedule.
It has been a blue week In foot ball
olrcles at Nebraska rogretablo early sea
son injuries removing threo players upon
whom Btlehm was placing much confi
dence. Early In the week, Cameron, tho
Lincoln High school star, wont out with
u broken collarbones It Is doubtful If ho
will be able to get back into the game
again this season, and thus Btlehm losos
ono of the men he was dopendlng on to
rebuild the line.
Following on the heels of the Injury to
Cameron, Roese, tho track crack, went
out wtlh a badly Injured knee and tho
doctor has Issued orders against him ap
pearing again this season.
The severest Ioib of the week resultod
In the Injury which Earl Hawkins, var
slty quarterback, sustained. Hawkins re
ceived a broken log In scrlmmago Thurs
day and will be out for tho entire Mason.
His loss Is all tho mora serious slnco it
Is doubtful It Max Towlc, tho llttlo quar
terback who played ho Well in the closing
games last season, will return to school,
Towlo promised to report the first of Uo
week, but nothing has been beard of him.
Unsatlsfnctory Practice.
To add to Stlohm's woes, the practice
this week has been anything but satis
factory. Tlio freshmen Thursday flight
reeled oft five touchdowns In rapid 'stltj-
cesslon against Uio regulars, the Una
making a miserable showing, The fresh
men forwards tore great holes, through
which tho backfleld men reelod off yard
after yard.
In return tho, varsity failed to show
Its usual brilliancy and scored but threo
touchdowns when given the ball.
Very little Is known of tho strength of
Washburn nnd Btlehm says he can only
Judge from past performances. The ,Kan-
an nave oeen practicing two weeks
longer than the Cornhuskers, owing to
tho earlier start ot school, and should
have a deolded edge as far as condition
Is concerned. Washburn has had a fac
ulty of beating both Missouri and Kansas
and the Cornhuskers will havo no easy
tlms n( it.
Btlehm's practice, for the coming week
will be the most severe of the season.
The squad will not be spared and tho
men will bo kept at It early and late. It
will be necessary to shift constantly in
order to make up the line and Btlehm Is
far from decided as to his lineup for the
opening game. Rutherford and Purdy aro
sure to start at halfs; Howard at full
back, with Towle at quarter if he re
turns. Erwln probably will play center;
Shields and Halllgan will play tacklesj
Mastln one of the ends, with the other
three places still to be decided upon.
Tho most disappointing feature of the
practice so far is the lack of material.
Thlrty-flvo players havo roported-the
smallest lumber In years and Stelhm is
searching the school for players, without
avail. A call has been Issued and every
effort will be made to get more oien
out the coming week.
Football I'arltiK Sport.
The annual report of the utheltlc de
partment to the secretary of the uni
versity shows that If It had not been for
foot ball Nebraska would have been In
dlro straits last year. This populai
sport paid for all other branches of
athletics, the track, basket ball and baso
ball seasons resulting In big deficits. Foot
ball netted 13.7C5 last season, the total
receipts being over $12,000. Ordinarily there
Is a surplus from the foot ball season ot
closo to $5,000, but tho schedule last sea
son wasnn expensive ono and lacked the
big drawing cards which made tho years
Just previous so successful financially.
A large portion of the surplus was used
to meet the deficit resulting from other
branches of sport. Wrestling, a sport
which attracts but little attention a the
university, but which has beon pushed by
the Wrestling club, cost $212 ot the sur
Nebraska made an attempt o get back
Un the base ball map last year with a
team. The experiment cost $999.03 und it
Is doubtful if Nebraska will have a base
ball team next spring unless greater In
teresi is snown in tne sport. Tho cross
country team took two trips and this ate
a hole of $197.70 In the treasury.
The track season also was pretty much
of a flrzla financially. The team mado
a trip to Minneapolis and one to St
Louis. Tho deficit was $997.73.
Tho deficit from all other branches
of sport amounted to $2,200.90, or two
thirds of the surplus from the foot ball
season, leaving the year's balance $1,000
to tho good. Tho Indebtedness on the
new athletic field has been reduced, so
that despite the falling off in receipts
last year, the treasury Is In good con
Manager Callahan
One Man Who Takes
Stock in Rumors
CHICAGO. Sept S7.-Jlmm' Callahan.
the Interesting nnd popular manager of
tho White Sox, says that a manager
bumps Into many hard knocks during n
season, but one of the worst bumps la
Old Man Rumor." Hero Is what tho
leader ot the Chicago elub has to say
about thts old man;
"Old Man Rumor stalks up the alley
and attacks you unawares," continued
Cal. "For Instance, I heard the papera
prlntod the alleged fact that we bad
asked waivers on Larry Chappell. Now.
as a matter of fact, wo never had any
idea along that line, and I am highly
satisfied that Chappell is a great young
ball player.
"Do you know that Chappell has had
a bad leg, yet he has been in there every
day? Ho came Into the leaguo under
distressing circumstances. He was hailed
as the great '$18,000 wonder,' and he has
been trying to live up to that reputation
ever since.
"I may Imagine It, but It sems to me
every time he comes to the plato tho op
posing pitchers put on another pound of
steam. I enn just hear the pitcher say
ing to himself: 'Here's where I show up
that expensive guy.' This may bo
imagination, but I would take an oath
that it looks that way.
"And, speaking of dissension, the team
that does not fight Itself )s too indifferent
to succeed. You can got a 'dlssonslon'
story in our clubhouso every evening, but
it wouldn't pan out tho next day. I llko
to hnvo the boys crlUclso each other's
work, for It tends to keep them on their
"Stories havo been printed to tho effect
that Hal Chase would lay down on us,
hnd I want to say that Chase has boon
playing first baso for tho last two weeks
simply on his nerve. He hurt lila ankla
n Bermuda this spring nnd "It hasn't
been right since.
"Chaso might retire from the, line uw
ior goou cause, out ho says somo of the
scribes In the cast would print: 'Chant
Is laying down on tho Sox. So lie ffamely
sticks to his task when he should be
Hlirn vrlth MoAlrer.
President James McAleer of the Red
Sox continues to sign up his players
whllp they aro humbled over their nva
son's showing, fearing perhaps that after
a few months' rest they might get chesty
again. Wagner and Wood are the latest
to put their names to the papers.
Thorpe to "Wed.
Confirmation of the reDorted
inent Of James Thorrxi. wnrlrt'a rhamnlnn
all around athlete, to IMss Margaret Iva
Aimer, a wncroueo Indian maid, was
given today- by the bride-elect, who is
visiting her brother, R. E. Miller, at
Inglewood. Miss Millar whh ETni1iinta.il
last year from the Carlisle Indian school.
one win leave in a lew days for Car Isle.
where the wedding will take place Octo-
oer u. juiss Miner win accompany her
husband on the oraletd warld'a tour nf
the New York National base ball club,
of which he la a member.
Thinks Crntohar Will Stock.
Though Pitcher Dick Crutcher Is a little.
fellow Owner Jack Holland of St. Joseph
believes he has the stuff to stick In the
big ring and thinks the Boston Nationals
made no mistake when they selected htm
as their Dick from the Drummers.
Crutoher has been with St. Joseph for
three years, and it la said the records
will show that he has allowed fewer hits
to the gamo than any pitcner in uio
Good Time Now
For Blood Health
Energies Are More. Keen
and Respond Quickly
to Help. i
Let B. B. S. Help You to Health.
If you aro down with rheumatism; U
you sneeze, feel chilled, ara choked with
catarrh, have a cough, or your skin Is
pimpled and Irritated with rash, eczema,
or any other blood disorder Just remem
ber that all the Ills of life come from im
pure blood. And you can easily give your
blsod a good thorough cleansing, a bath
by using S. 8. S. There Is no need for
anyone to be despondent over the illness
of blood impurities. Njynatter how badly
they attack the systerowor how unsightly
becomes the skin, Just'Temerabor there ia
ono Ingredient in 8.' Bi,82jthat bo stimu
lates tho cellular tissues throughout tho
body that each part selects Its own es
sential nutriment from tho blood.
This means that all decay, all break
ing down of the tissues, is checked and
repair work btgtns. 8. 8. S. has such,
a speclfto Influence on all local cells as
to preserve their mutual welfare and af
ford a proper relative assistance to each
other. More attention Is being given to
scientific medicine than over beforo
and S. 8. 8. Is the highest achievement
In this line. For many years people relied
upon Mercury, Iodide ot Potash, Arsenic,
"Physics," Cathartics and "Dope" as rem
edies for blood sickness, but now tho pure
.vegetable 8. 8. S. Is their safeguard.
You can get 8. 8. 8. in any drug store,
but Insist upon having it. And you should
tako no chance by permitting anyone ta
recommend a substitute. And It your
blood condition is such that you would
like to consult a Specialist freely, address
Medical Dept., The Bwltt Bpce2q Co.,
211 Swift Blag., Atlanta, Qs '

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