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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 1 January 1912
&1l3S$ag!fciifitv "MOOCHA BUENO AMERICAN," SAY CUBAN FANS WHO THINK RIGLER IS "BEST EVER" GROUND KEEPER ' Charles Rigler, the National league umpire, worked in Cuba after the close of the 1911 season, in the games between the Na tional league teams and the na tives. Rigler is delighted with the country and the people. I worked in Cuba last fall and had a splendid time. When it comes to entertaining American guests, the Cubans are at their best. I got a letter from Rigler the other i day and it was amusing. ' "The other evening," wrote Rigler, "an American started a I fanfest with me. He asked me which city I preferred to work in. It afterward developed that he was a Bostonian, and naturally he expected me to reply immediate ly, 'Boston.' I "was in a jesting mood, and answered that I pre ferred to work in Havana. "He asked why I preferred Ha vana, and when I told him it was because' I couldn't understand a thing the fans were saying he al most keeled over. "He saw the strength of...
Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 1 January 1912
wimiswwwwinpiBii! quired the youngster of the vet, swelling with indignation. "If you ever hit like that fel low, you' wont have any trouble sticking up here," laconically re plied the veteran. ''That is Dan Brouthers." The youngster almost keeled over. He wasn't as wise as he thought. o o CALENDAR OF HOPES 1912 JAKUAJSf Li January" Ivmprec frlv'eoal ujjply-will Jasi :-UlIW EEKP.UAET In. reiruorjfliopei3imrie rH st no cii maid. - ttASLGH. JnLlaxcihih.erSlbb cox ybssr "to-wait Till larfe xoraoJc&3 . .AERII La April jSLjx&xafagm iiie, Baseball o&oaai rwili bcpiixi. nAy LJWIkiEua: LNarfcore'b Tair un3earwejr. ' JUNEr In leafy June,rejoicc ffe?elLiaiow -where T&j&alcatzxpcta. JULY fx'fcn.d&fft liope in. ihcrtJui- xhe price at ice j-woeriiie xooiih.- Jttrgasr nvAcgjU5t :fxnl-m ncfi "too poor lo pcs" ior -voitie3 ae-aoliare' "tour. SEPTEMBER, This mcm,n. ill atc eij wi-tii orailinATaca- LAnoiilier Ted lieyfc pennan'L -race
Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 1 January 1912
yWV Jf'JJ ' ' -. w "- - OCTOBER. Perhaps iJlQ&txnj' rnoxuerf ha&k; This 'tame 111 ie,-fc on Conine, JIokCfe.. 1 t.ope -fckarb eixill. Noveoalur lanugo Tlie; dsuh.'to txiy bmyChnsi-m&s Tifcnga ZDEOEMBER. Dcoeiixbeir'Ah.,1 tope 1m "heares loJxves and. leacrn-eaio't'hgry&egr. f4 5l)cH A HEADACHE1. AS THE. CLOCK STRUCK TWELVE AMD "THE BMcU WAS GATHERED ROW40THE FESTIVE BOARD, GRATEFUL gUSTAVE AROSE AND EHQUIREDT"JUST BECAUSE WERE ALL FULL. OF HOPS, DOES THAT MAKE 1912, A LEAP VEAR-? BURRS WITH THATCRACIcd ICE I gjJWfyMWWWW tt B o o WOMEN GETTING SCARCE Some of you fellows are going without wives if you don't get busy pretty soon. You don't think' so? That's because you don't know. Fact is, men are increasing much faster than women in the United States. Already there are 2,691,879 more men than women. There will be at least that number of lonely old bachelors using shingle nails to hold their suspenders and consuming canned goods pr restaurant fare. There are simpiy not w...
Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 1 January 1912
WSP?y?5y5? r EXTRA!! THE BABY NEW YEAR-IS A SUFFRAGET ' N? 7VTPi4fi , ', im THEY EXPE&T M It is not easy for a housewife to resolve to remain satisfied with the husband Fate has given her. A New Year resolution is never kept as long as a borrowed umbrella. 1 & FR
Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
55332231 OSCAR IS VICTIM OF LEAP YEAR NEARLY M-R.OSSAR. I HAVE LONG WISHED TO SAY SOMETHING TO YOO THAT LIES CLOSE TO MY HEART, n H03 STRUGGLED TOR EXPeSION LrpfctteAR isa Hepe und t must tAeffvo time. I VILL CALL ( UNf4s 33LLTICKLES UNO H TO IWRfVt HSR- vg m r a 1 V WILL YOU,.HeReFTeR, nODPTYP" i X BRING adolf J I LUUtTTt'i J. MMMflMMttttMiMMiiiiiiaiiii
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
mmmmmmmmamss&m SPIKING BY COBB UNINTENTIONAL; HE NEVER INJURES BOBBY WALLACE By Bill Evans. Frequently the papers mention that So and So was spiked by Ty Cobb. After one of these spiking episodes, the question is'asked me a thousand times, "Does Cobb try to injure players?' Because Cobb ("The Peach") figures in many spiking inci dents, the public gets the idea that he willfully tries to injure in v fielders to get a base, and create fear so that the next time he slides the guardian will be afraid. In answer to the question, I always say that Cobb never intentionally injured a player. While it may seem that Cobb deliberately tries to injure a player, such is not ever the case. Few players, after the excite ment of the pennant race has passed, will say Cobb tries to put players out of the running. I have heard infielders admit that they, not Cobb, were re sponsible for an accident. When Cobb slides he is a hard man to figure. If the player guesses correctly all is well, but if he ...
Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
wmmmmmmmmsmmmmm FIRST DOLLAR BILL OF NEW CHINESE REPUBLIC Bt;"yM7l'?''''w o.',J,t:' ""''f'' jgfrO Sung Man Yung, director of finance of the new revolutionary; government, said in an interview printed in the China Press: "We have three projects in hand for raising money. First, the revolu tionary government at Shanghai will inaugurate a bank with a capital of $5,000,000. The proposed bank will issue $5,000,000 of bank notes with securities, not mere, paper dollars. The govern ment will make these notes legal tender in all business exchanges and transactions. "Secondlv, the. revolutionary government will issue government bonds to the value of $10,000,000 ($5, $10, $50, $100). They will be redeemed in six years and the interest bearing upon these bonds will be 12 per cent. "Thirdly, money will be and as a matter of fact, has been, raised by voluntary contributions. Already a great sum of money has been realized as a result of the many energetic and sympathetic citi zens of the coming r...
Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
HH jrttP5.-fc- " "- 'p - - - -r- ! - gy j- u n t - V ' - ' INNOCULATION FOR TYPHOID Though innoculation against typhoid has been successfully practiced for a number of years, the majority of people know little or nothing about this mode of fighting this disease. Innocu lation has been used on a large scale in various armies, and with such results as to prove its effi ciency beyond doubt. Typhoid is what is called a "self limiting disease." That is .to say, it stirs up the system to the production of antitoxins that drive out the typhoid germs if the patient doesn't die before the battle between the germs and the "antibodies" is over. It has been found that by in jecting under the skin a small quantity of dead typhoid culture the body will react against it and produce enough of these "anti bodies" to ward off such live ty phoid germs as may get into the system. The body is then immune from typhoid for a period of two years or longer. ' The value of innoculation for typhoid was striki...
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
1 THE DAILY SHORT STORY. His Bar Examination. The state bar examination was in progress. The watchful eyes of the members of the examining committee were upon each candi date. -The applicants were am bitious in the best sense. Main would be heard from in the years to come. John Harding, esq., was one of the examiners., Harding was a broad man. One candidate before him enlisted his sympathy. This man was Victor Hope. There was- a story back of the young man. Hope was a bank teller, and had maintained a widowed mother while pursuing his stu ies. He had studied in an even ing school. Another fact was also known to the examiner. Hope was in love with an attractive and de serving stenographer who work ed in a busy law office. While some of Hope's friends were somewhat skeptical, Myrtle Wil low had never lost faith in him. The world did not understand. The examiner did. A hero sat before him. The Hon. John Harding ob served the youth a slave to am bition. Was it a good thing for a young m...
Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
T"" T' Tr -iT'tl i tii,iirji,nrnj Jnip jprjff'ru''V ed ' This very question "might lose Hope his degree. He 'pic tured the failure and discourage ment, with months of further toil and anxiety. He glanced at his watch. Five minutes alone remained. He again stepped to the desk. "Why don't you attempt to answer qeustion 13?"' he again asked. "I don't know whether to say yes or no," was again the reply to the desperate candidate. "You don't know?'' repeated the Hon. John Harding. "Didn't o- your girl know what to say when you asked her to marry you?" When Harding looked over the papers the next day he found that the question had been answered in the affirmative. It further ap peared that the correct answer ing of this question alone saved the standing of Victor Hope. Six months later Hope was appointed assistant to the JJnjted States district attorney, but his wife doesn't know to. this day that she set the example which "made her husband an honored and success ful member of the bar. KO...
Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
39s&V&&t??&z r ' ONE OF LIFE'S LITTLE MYSTERIES , j::!. !)! ' This is a true billof what happened once to a cub reporter. This cub was "doing markets" on an evening paper published in vr the capital city of a certain north Qv central siaie. flMfe I i I (Incidentally, he was doing this JR'T lJr I at $6 a week. In towns where there fr f ll-Il I are state Universities slopping over raw-raw embry journalists willing to cub for nothing a week, one sometimes has to work at reporting for less than ditch diggers' waes.) He lived in a little back room in .in unpretentious private house and took his meals at the Busy Bee lunch counter. By limiting his breakfast to 10 cents and his supper to 15, and by cutting out his dinner altogether and having his last sum mer's suit dyed a guaranteed fast black, he managed to eke out a sort of an existence. He. had been at work but a fort night. He was practically a stranger in the town. He had ifiet no bod' outside those he saw at the offi...
Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
mmmmmmmmmmmmm And to this day the girl who called for him that night remains a profound mystery to that cub reporter. He has no glimmer of an idea as to who she was. He doesn't know whether it was the Skirt of Romance that touched his life so light that night, or merely that of commonplace sav the skirt of a book agent. He only knows that she called for him, that the landlady vowed that she was beauti ful and further than that he knows nothing at all. a , f ..-, i, .,,,- ,-,,511 i.nnur orivi-Viinnr further thnn that about it now. For this is one of life's little mysteries of a peculiar WL 1 whimsical order one of the jokes that Chance plays ifpon each of us once or twice in a lifetime perhaps the pith and point of such jokes lying in the fact of the utter insolubility of the problem that is pro pounded. - o o IF , By Berton Bfaley. Jf you had the money you ought to have, (Only a million perhaps, or two) You'd help the wounded with healing salve, And oh, the charity stunts you'd do! ...
Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
gyOTpapgT EVENTS OF INTEREST FROM ALL OVER 3,000 employes of city tram way, Tokio, Japan, went on strike yesterday, and Japs of capital are walking to work today. "Men want increase in wages. Mile. Helene Dutrieu won Fem ina Cup for women aviators by remaining in air for 2 hours and 58 minutes at meet at Etampes. John Wanamaker, jr., son of the merchant prince, plunged hands in bucket of champagne in dining room of St. Regis. "So do I wash away my sins of 1911," he shouted. Which again raises the ques tion: "Why is a sensible man's son?" Or, perhaps, it has something to do with Mosaic theory of sins of the fathers. Wanamaker, sr., has some claim to being origina tor of "supply and demand" ex cuse for under-paying women who work for him. First Presbyterian Church, Greenwich, Conn., which is road to heaven favored by Rockefel lers, Benedicts and other million aires, has dispensed with choir to "save money." Rev. R. R. L. Kirkland, First Congregational Church, Tampa, Fla., is in hospit...
Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmsmmm New Hampshire, announced his engagement to Miss Edith Bird, East Walpole, Mass. Said he wasn't taking any chances with , Anthony Task, Trenton, N. J., was engaged to Miss Jennie An skie from time he levelled revol ver at her head until police 'arriv ed. Then engagement ended, and Task fled. Hundreds of thousands of white chalk cliffs of Dover, Eng land, including Shakespear's cliff, have fallen into sea. Charley Schwab has installed ''time clock" in offices at South Bethlehem, Pa., steel mills, be cause high officials have been get ting to work late. Gave himself number. Turkey's government being run without cabinet. Ministers resigned Saturday, and nobody seems to be anxious for a govern ment job these parlous days Joseph Carriciola, St. Louis, has resolved never to celebrate New Year with ball cartridges again. He's in jail charged with killing Francis Bomarito New York City used half a ton of bromides yesterday Dr. Henry B. Savage, New York Normal School of Phy...
Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
wwwagBWHagaBBHrwFJpjjJUJ iaysyT?yvgV?y'g'gvyy e CANT "GET RICH QUICK" WITH CHICKEN'S, EXPERTS WARNING Don't start the chicken busi ness on a large scale let it be a side issue at first. Hold down your job and sup port the chickens on your salary till you learn enough to make them support you. i V "5M-1""-'-' ' 'l H. F. Ru. It is the largest small business in the country. It is the poorest get-rich-quick industry. Only 10 per cent stick in the business afte'r the first year. Experience can coax more egg3 ; out of a hen than money. Egg and chicken production ia a science. The treatment of a chicken, its feeding and its housing, count in-' definitely more than the breed. The pullet year, or the first) year, is the best egg-producing year., ' These are some of the pearls of ' chicken wisdom fr6m the mouth of H. F. Rau of Spannaway, Wash", who hatches 755,000 -chicks a year. Rau has been in i the business since 1875. He experienced with incubat- -ors before they were patented. . He has t...
Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
mmmmmmmmmmm champion producer in the JCofth west. He says the small breed is the best egg-producer, and it is less expensive to keep. He has the feeding of chickens figured so closely as to show that it ought to cost only $1.25 for a Leghorn for a year "$1.50 for a Rhode Island Red, and $1.75. for a Plymouth Rock. WEATHER PROSPECTS .'Light W i nds Mostly cloudy to night and Wednes day; -for- Chicago and- vicinitv; not much" change in temperature r.lowest tonight about 5 de grees ; light variable winds. .AflESsiT gteefecn CANARY GUARDS BABY'S SLEEP . - , x. ' ' ; "i -', 'VI -''"? A London family has a canary of more than average intelli gence.. It likes the baby of the house so well that when the child goes to sleep the tiny bird will perch on the cradle and remain on guard until baby wakes up. It shows its disapproval in -a very spir ited manner if anyone disturbes the baby's slumber. This photo graph was taken while the baby was taking an afternoon siesta. ,. - y f "
Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
TWENTY THOUSAND LAUNDRY WORKERS PREPARE TO STARV EIN FIGHT TO BETTER CONDITIONS New York, Jan. 2. Twenty thonsand women and girls, work ers in the hand and steam laun dries of New York, quit work today. 'W Between 13,000 and 15,000 ad ditional workers will go out to night. Eighty per cent of the hand and steam laundries of New York already have been closed by the strikers, and there is every likeli hood that every such laundry will be closed before tomorrow night Scenes are expected that will rival those that marked the strike of the shirtwaist workers when thousands of young women and girls faced hunger and death rather than submit to the fright ful conditions under which they were forced 'to work. For the laundrymen, it is said, have immense financial backing from Western financiers who were about to merge the large New York laundries into a "laun dry trust." And the workers say they no longer will bear the horrible con ditions that have been imposed upon them. They say that they,...
Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
THE CAMEL THINKS OUT LOUD Specially Introduced by Mr. Noah, He Tells Day Book Girls and Boys About His Tummy, and His Love For Music. I am a camel. I am very use ful. Some people call me the "Ship of the Desert" because I IMMyilj.llM ..m..i i.M.MlMMmiyM ,V , , LtET- 7t ' s 'i " 1 rv carry burdens across the sandy plains. My feet are large and wide. On the bottom are soft pads or cush ions, which help me to tread lightly on the sands. The cush ions are covered with a hard skin so I do not feel the heat and burn ing sands of the desert. My eyes are shielded from the glare of the sun by large over hanging brows and long eye lashes. I can keep my nostrils closed to keep out the blowing sand. Sometimes I go ten days with out drinking and many days with out food. Could you do that? I like to eat herbs, shrubs, leaves, beans, dates and barley. I am fond of music. No matter how tired I am, musical sounds brighten me and make me feel like moving more briskly. Large companies of men and camel...
Page 31 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
STORY ABOUT A WEDDING Papers full of domestic scan dals. Statisticians pouring forth awful figures about the increase of divorce. Theorists gloomily announcing the downfall of the American home. Children with from two to four sets of parents. Plenty of such things. But let's tell a story that's different. Fifty years ago, a young fel low named Eph Hastings mar ried a comely girl in the little town of Keokuk, la. Of $500,000 pearl necklace, tapestries, silver ware,, automobiles, banknotes and things like that they hadn't much, but they had courage and each other's hearts, and you may be sure that there's not much "wa ter" in that sort of stock when love's merger is successfully pro moted. Well, Eph, and his young wife turned their backs on Keokuk so ciety, and, with their little all of worldly goods, joined a mule train to cross the great plains -to the land where the setting sun paints glory on land and sea and in its rising from behind majes tic mountains makes praise of God spring...
Page 32 [Newspaper Page] — The day book. — 2 January 1912
mmmmmmwmmmmmimmmmmm and the wife who crossed the plains with him celebrated their golden-wedding- anniversary. He waS very gray and bewhfckered but still sturdy. She couldn't hide all her wrinkles but her face was still round and sweet, and in her eyes was the light of Christmas 1861. Yes sir, they stood up lie fore Rev. C. J. Harris and were married all oyer again. Before a whole crowd 'of children and grandchildren, Eph took the dear old lady in his arms, kissed h.r and swore to cherish and protect her until death. It was just beau tiful. And the light on ihoir fac es proved that there arc such things as loyalty and love ll.nl do not die- o o LATE WIRE NEWS Russia still "teaching Persia a lesson." Eight more religious leaders hanged at Tabriz this morning, and their bodies drag ged through streets. Passenger train No. 1, St. Louis to Kansas City, jumped track at St. Peters, Mo., last night. En gineer and fireman probably fa tally injured. $3,000 station wrecked. Detective McLean, ...