Beaver County Republican. (Gray, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 1, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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IF YOUR CHILD IS CROSS,
Look Mother! If tongue la ceated,
cleanse little bowel* with "Call-
fornia Syrup of Figs."
Mothers can rest easy after giving
"California S.vrup of fIk*," because In
a few houri all the clogged-up wa«te,
•oar bile and fermenting food gently
moves out of the bowels, and you have
a well, pl&yful child a^nlo.
Sick children needn't be coaxed to
take this harmless "fruit laxative."
Millions of mothera keep It handy be-
cause they know Ita action on the
atomach, liver and bowela Is prompt
Ask your druggist for a fiO-cent bot-
tle of "California Syrup of Figs." which
contains direction® for babies, children
of all ages and for grown-upa.—Adv.
The l,'ruqiinynii congress la consid-
ering the establishment of a mllltarj
BEAVER COUXTY REPUBLICAN. GRAY. OKLAHOMA
PENNSY SEEKS TITLES
FOR ITCHING, BURNING SKINS
Baths With Cuticura Soap and Apply
the Ointment—Trial Free.
For ecaemas, rashes, Itchlngs, Irrlta-
tlous. pimples, dundrufT, sore hands,
and baby humors, Cuticura Soap and
Ointment nre supremely effective. B*-
Rldis they tend to prevent these dis-
tressing conditions, if used for every-
day toilet and nursery preparations.
Free sample each by mall with Book.
Address postcard. Cuticura, Dept. L,
Boston. Bold everywhere.—Adv.
Whatever is best administered Is
BILLY EVANS SOLVES BASEBALL PROBLEMS
(Written Especially for This Paper by the Famous American
Several years ago a play came up In one of the minor laaguet that
created considerable dlscoaalon. Similar plays have come up in both
Mg leagues, but the same ruling has always been
adhered to. despite the argument created by the
minor-league happening. Koth sides of the ques-
tion have been thoroughly threshed out many times,
yet there are still some doubtful ones. Recently. I
saw the question brought up before a sporting
weekly that answer* all such arguments. The
editor. In enswerlng the question, took the opposite
ruling to that In vogue In both big leagues, stated
so in his answer, and insists that he is In the right,
all opinions to the contrary notwithstanding.
In the minor league game In question, wj^h one
man out In the last half of the ninth, the home
team needed three runs to win and two to tie. With
men on first and third, the batter hit a sharp single
to left field, which was played badly by the outfielder, the ball getting
away from him and rolling to the fence. All three men scored on the
play, and It seemed that the home team had won the game. As the
batter crossed the plate the crowd began to surge on the flild.
It so happened that the man on first, when the hit was made,
failed to touch third base. The mistake was noticed by the third
baseman and also the umpire. When the ball was thrown In by the
left fielder, the third bowman received It and touched third base. The
umpire thereupon declared out the man originally on first who had
failed to touch that base. That, of course, cut off a run. A large
portion of the crowd was on the field at the time.
The captain of the team In the field then raised another angle. He
Insisted that since the batter had technically passed the runner ahead
of him, because that runner had failed to touch third, he should also
be declared out and that run also rendered void. The umpire allowed
the claim. Thus, the team last at bat believed it had won the game
by a run. while the captain of the visiting team left believing that he
had won by the same margin. What would have been the proper
Answer to Problem.
Major league umpires, and practically all minor league officials,
have a uniform ruling on this play. Had It come up In the big league,
the runner who had failed to touch third would, of course, have been
called oot. The run scored by the batter would have been allowed.
No attention would have been paid to the technicality that since the
batter touched third base and the other player did not, the former had
technically passed the latter on the lines. The opUilon Is held that
It would be decidedly unjust to punish a runner who has complied with
all the rules simply because the preceding runner has violated one of
the laws of baseball. Thus, neither team would have been the winner,
the score would have been a tie, and the team at bat still had an out
coming to them.
(Copyright by iho Wheeler Syndicate, Inc.)
Quakers Look for Strong Base-
ball and Track Teams.
, Red and Blua Confident of Capturing
Championship in at Least Two
Major Sports Before Collage
Closes in June.
Pennsylvania Is confident the Red
and Blue will capture a cliamploaahlp
in at least two major si>orts before
college closes In June.
While its members are only hopeful
of success with Its track and field
team, they declare that they will send
' a baseball team to the diamond and
a crew to Pougbkeepsle that will de-
serve the titles.
On the crew the shortest man Is
over six feet tall. He Is Capt. Ad
Woll. He and all the other prospec-
• tlve 'varsity men are powerful as well
as tall. According to present plans
the 'varsity eight will average 200
pounds, with an average height of 0
feet 4 inches.
Coach Joe Wright may not return
to I'enn. He says that he feels It his
doty to attempt to enter the English
unny. If he fails he will again be
with the Thllude^phla oarsmen. Twice
the Canadian army has refused to
accept Wright on account of his age,
but his physician recently told the
Argonaut oarsman that he never ex-
amined a more perfect man in his life,
Irrespective of age.
| Penn has the making of a star
baseball nine. It has a great pitcher
In Shorty Sayre, but Coach Ray
Thomas believes he has a still better
moundman in Johnny Titiel, a big
left-hander. Tltiel Is a sophomore.
He weighs 183 pounds and has all the
"stuff" of a big leaguer,
j He pitched three no-hlt games for
the freshmen last season, and Connie
Mack, the great manager of the Phil-
adelphia Athletics, predicts that he
will win his way Into the major
M APE ME WELL1 iu My
Mrs. Elisabeth Reuther. 1002 11th
Bt„ N. W, Washington, D. C-.
writes: "I am pleased to endorse
Peruna as a splendid medicine for
catarrh and atomach trouble, from
which I suffered for several years. I
took It for several months, and at
the end of that time found my health
was restored snd hsve felt splendidly
aver since. I now take It when I con-
tract a cold, and It soon rids the sya-
t*m of any catarrhal tendencies"
"What do you think of this picture
bride business where the Japanese ^se-
<ect their wives from photographs?"
"Hm ! there might be some very u«'y
features about the case."
WOMAN'S CROWNING GLORY
la her hair, if yours la streaked with
ugly, grizzly, gray hairs, use "La Cre-
ole" Hair Dressing and change It In
the natural way. Price |1.00.—Adv.
Those who objeet to liquid medi-
cines can now procure Peruna Tab-
Couldn't Blame Her.
The express wus approaching a rail-
way bridge that spanned a deep river,
and a stout old lady In one of the com-
partments showed signs of nervous-
ness. As the train went roaring acroaa
the structure she did not speak a word,
but seemed to be holding her breath.
"There." said a gentleman in a
neighboring seat, "we are over It safe-
The old lady heaved an explosive
•Well," she said, "if we had gone to
To Supplant Woe. J
To supplant woe with Joy In a single , ^ |IMttom I should have died with
heart is to swerve creation nearer to
the divine plan.—Youth's Companion.
10 CENT "CASCARETS"
FOR LIVER AND BOWELS
Cure 8ick Headache. Constipation
Biliousness, Sour Stomach, Bad
clear conscience, for It wouldn't have
been my weight that did It. 1 bore up
so that I really made the train lighter
than it would huve been without nie!"
SP0TTS WON AMATEUR TITLE
Winner of Trap-Shooting Champion-
ship In 1914 Repeats at Travere
Ralph Spotts, New York Athletic
club, holder of the amateur trap-shoot-
Ing championship title In 1914, again
won the title at the Travera Island
traps of the Winged Foot organiza-
tion. He not only won the champion-
ahip, but broke the record besides.
He broke 190 ont of 200 targets.
- orspocT -
How la your amateur standing to-
Always ui* Red Croee Ml Woe. Delights
the laundress. At all good grocers. Adv.
A Flying Start.
As the result of lectures adminis-
tered to him by l oth his father and the
young woman of his choice, a certain
v ung man decided to turn over a new
leaf and show some Interest In busl-
"Well, Molly." said he to the girl one
«renlng. "I am really going Into busi-
ness In earnest. Made a beginning al-
"«'reod exclaimed Molly. "And what
was the nature of your start?"
"1 ordered my tMllor to make me a
Very, Very Serioua
In a toast to "widows" at a dinner In
Chicago, a society leader and after-
dinner speaker said:
"We all know that widows are like
windows— wh.-n y< gK near one you
ought to look out.
"1 said to a chap at the shore one
" 'Are your Intentions toward the
widow, serious T
" 'Very, very serious.' he answered,
with a sigh. *1 intend. If i>os*tbl«, to
get out of marrying ber.'"
Australia, where rabbits were not
long ago so uumerous as to be con-
sidered a national nuisance, is now
requisitioning that country's supply of
rabbit skins for use in making mili-
Of the 43,000 persons employed In
the Swiss hotels. It seems strange that
only 30,tWO art' Swiss.
Ralph Spotta, Amateur Champion.
thereby establishing a now record for
the event. The New York Athletic
club'a nlmrod bo far outclassed his
rivals that the competition was not
Two years ago, Spotts, whose abili-
ty won him international fame as a
trap-shooter, captured the title with
1S8 breaks, and last year the late
George L. Lyon of Durham, N. C„ won
both the preliminary and champion-
ship eveuta with 191 In each.
about the high cost of
living, just buy a pack-
—still sold at the s..me
Enjoy a morning dish
of this delicious food,
and smile over the fact
that you've had a good
Isn't that a fair start
for any day?
SEYMOUR HIRED AS MANAGER
Former Qlan". Southpaw and Chimplon
Batter Expects to Land In New
York 8tate League.
Cy Seymour, who was one of tho
I best southpaws In the National league
when he pitched for the Giant*. and
later became chatuplon batter when he
ployed the outfield, expects to get a
Job as manager In the New York State
league next season.
Seymour recently stated that he had
received offers from two club.*, aud
thnt he eipocted to sign a contract
with one of them.
Yale has two fencing teams aa well
as a freshman squad.
• • e
Washington (D. C.) billiard room
keepers have formed an association,
e e e
The minor leagued will not open
their ball parks at all If the players go
| on strike.
• e e
J As one writer has very ably said—
) The Haughton system w as successful
at Yale this year.
■ e e e
If wrestlers were not permitted to
wrestle they could hire themselves out
•s human corkscrews.
• * •
Frank Moran intends to be one of
the busiest heavyweights this winter.
Busy looking for dough.
e • •
Yean Gregg, the veteran southpaw of
the Boston Ited Sox, would like to be
traded to some other club.
• * •
We've gotta hand Willard credit. He
made the elephunta In the circus turn
green with envy at his size.
• • e
The New York National league club
is going to build a new grand stand at
its training park In Murlln.
e e e
Connie Mnck really ought to take his
players to a training camp In Mexico,
w here popper la the national dish,
e e •
The Mobile Southern league club
announces the sale of Pitcher Tiller
(l'ug) Cavet to the Nashville club,
e e •
I^arney I.lchtensteln says Ad Wol-
gnst engaged In 30 fights last year.
Ho, hum! It seemed like a lot more,
e • •
I Muny a winter wonder will go home
| next spring nil tanned and bronzed
from his trip to a big league training
e e e
lVesldent Weeghman of the Chicago
Cubs says It la positively decided that
the team will do Its training at Pasa
e e e
One could name several major
league clubs that might benefit from a
visit to the Islund of Jamaica, where
ginger la cultivated.
EUROPE'S WAR HITS BOWLING
Danger of Disaster on Account ^
Shortage of Pinboys— Few
American Boys Available.
The European war has made Itself
felt In many ways, but the latest Is
the effect It has had on bowling. With
more leagues and more bowlers in
competition than ever before, there
la danger of disaster In the bowling
world on account of the shortage of
pinboys. Never before has there been
Said the Horticulturist.
"O, Susie." said the dear girl friend,
"you should have heard what Mr.
Twiggs, the horticulturist, said last
No odda how bad your liver, stom- night when someone told him that you
ach or bowels; how much your head were one of the season .
Kr.it. miaernhle vou are from I "W hat did he say. asked . usie.
"I don't remember his exact words,
but It was something about how in-
teresting It was to see e -untury plant
In bud—why, Su-u-u-sle. dear, how oat.
you accuse me of offending you?"
Most Gratifying Results
From Kidney Medicine
I believe that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-
Root, in its class, stands alone. There is
nothing On my shelf that is superior to
it, I have been handling it for twenty-
eight yeafg, used It for rheumatism and
the result was very gratifying. Many
cases of kidney, liv«r or bladder ailments
have been successfully treated by Swarap-
Kcct and_everjone praises it hlahjv. There
is more Kilmers Fwamp-Root sola in this
city today than any other kidney remedy
on the market.
aches, how miserable you are from
constipation. Indigestion, biliousness
and sluggish bowels—you always get
relief with Cascarets. They imme-
diately cleanse and regulate the stom-
ach. remove the sour, fermenting food
and foul gases; take the excess bile
from the liver and carry off the con-
stipated waste matter and poison
from the intestines and bowels. A
10-cent box from your drugcist will
keep your Uver and bowels clean;
stomach sweet and head clear for
months. They work while you aleep.—
"And how nre you getting along
with your skating lessons?"
"Fierce! I'm making great strides."
IMITATION IS SINCEREST FLATTERY
but like counterfeit money the imita-
tion haa not the worth of the original.
— insist on "La Creole" Hair Dressing—
& ehortPP* of so serious a character. u.# the orlglnai. Darkens your hair In
Foreigners, principally, Tolnnders, the natural way. but contains no dye.
tnnke up the ranks of the army of pin- Price $1.00.—Adv.
boys. Few American lads, excepf Jn
Yerv trulv yfturs,
ALACE DRTT, STORE,
J. C. Girk, Prop.
small cities and towns, set np pins,
hence the Slav has had a monopoly
of that line of work. For two years,
however, few. If any. Polanders have
found their way to this country, and
there has been no supply of green
Since the opening of the war the
green pinboys have secured a grasp
of the English langunce and have gone
to work in large numbers in factories
and other establishments. Those who
remained In the alley game have
learned to ask for a raise, and they
have been getting them at such regu-
lar Intervals thnt clubs and public
alley managers are almost In despair.
"She's only flirting with him."
"It's more serious than that. I saw
her looking up his rating."
Russians are to colonize in South
Every square mile of sen Is estimated
to contain about 120,000,000 fish.
Remorse is memory that has gone to
Oct. 14, 1916.
Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For Yoe
Send ten cents to Dr. Kilmer k Co.,
Binghamion, N. Y., for a sample size bot-
tle. It will convince anyone. You will
aleo receive a booklet of valuable inf'T-
mation, telling about the kidneys and blad-
der. When writing, be eure and mention
this paper, regular fifty-cent and one-
dollar size bottles for sale at all drug
The farmers of North Dakota paid
$14,141,040 for farm labor during 1915.
New York city
has eight pension
The United States coastguard In 1915
saved 1,507 lives.
NEEDHAM TO MANAGE NEWARK
Former National League Catcher and
Coach, Signed to Lead Interna-
Thomas J. Needham. for more than
ten years with National League clubs
as catcher and coach of pitchers, has
been named to succeed Fred Tenney as
manager of the Newark International
The Quinine That Does Not
Cause Nervousness or
Ringing In Head
Because of its Tonic and Laxative effect, LAXATIVE BROMO
QUININE can be taken by anyone without causing nervousness
or ringing in the head. It removes the cause of Colds, Grip and
Headache. Used whenever Quinine is needed.
*-but remember there Is Only One
GAMES FOR CARLISLE TEAM
Indians Will Schedule Contests With
Colleges and Universities Only
for Year 1917.
1 The Carlisle Indian football team
| will schedule games 'vlth colleges and
i universities only for 1917. The Indians
I were not prohibited from playing foot-
ball, but It was suggested by the fed-
eral officials at Washington that the
! extremely difficult schedules of the
redskins be modified to about the scale
of those carried by the average Ameri-
According to the rules of the New
York state nthletlc commission, a
referee cannot give a decision of any
kind In a boxing bout.
• • •
The Plue Grass league Is to be re-
vived and Is to be conducted on an
economical basis. Going to let the
players eat the grass, maybe?
• e e
Trls Speaker Is putting In some
good licks for his old side-partner. Joe
Wood, and as a result Smoky J. e
probably will land with the Cleveland
e e e
The Glanta have always caused a
lot of comment with their new uni-
forms each year, bnt the announce-
ment that the New Yorkers were to
wear violet next year has caused a
regular riot of publicity.
That le the Original
Laxative Bromo Quinine
This Signature on Every Bex
* 23 o.
i oftb* OUSImtMm if Oi o\m't Tmmtmltmt OMBTmnto
Canada's Liberal Offer of
Wheat Land to Settlers
League team, this announcement being
made by President Price. Report also
has it that Needham will have a finan-
cial Interest iu the club, as did Tenney.
THURMAN PLAYED FINE GAME
Student, Who Gave Up Ambulance
Driving in France, Waa Promi-
nent in Harvard Contest.
The kicking of Thurtnan of Virginia,
who gave up ambulance driving In
France to return to school, played a
prominent part In the Ilarvard-Ylr*
glnla game. Ills kicks, averaging TO
yards apiece, were a great help to Vir-
ginia. ills tackling was deadly.
is open to you—to every farmer or farmer's son
who is anxious to establish for
himself a happy home and
prosperity. Canada's hearty
invitation this year is more attractive
than ever. Wheat is much higher but
her fertile farm land just as cheap, and
in the province* of Manitoba, Saskat-
chewan and Alberta
1M Acrt HiMstTifc An Acteally Frw t Stttlm
«a4 Otter Lai SeM at frta $15 U $20 per Aov
The great demand for Canadian Wheat will
keep up the price. Where a fanner can get
near £ for wheat and raiae 30 to 45 bushels to
the acre be is bound to Mb* mon«r ihafe
what you can opert In Watem Canada. Won
derful yields also of Oets, Barley snd Flea.
Mixed Fsnaane in Western Canada w tuily as
profitable an industry as grain raising.
Tbs exeellent muses, foil of nntmtne.ar* ttaonly
*"r ur d*lry vurp...,*
Wood schools. ehu>cb**.Bitrtrta convenient, climate
' Oot pom^n'.virT In
G. A. COOK
2012 Main Si., Kana«« Cl y, No.
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