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THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1924
THE HOLLIS POST HERALD
Rogers Hornsby Hardest Hitter in History of Baseball
No less authority than John B. Sheridan, rti** veteran baseball writer, editor and commentator, declares that Rogers
Hornsby, ace of the St. Louis Cardinals, Is the greatest batsman of all time. Sheridan argues his point with calmness
and cold logic. He had seen and known and admired all of the old-time famous ones, Anson, Helehanty, Lajole,
Wagner and Crawford. He considers the Kuthlan age. He set* forth the strength of the half dozen hardest hitters and
also the weakness of Hornsby, and yet still Is forced to the conclusion that the Cardinal second sacker Is the premier
batsman of all time. Hornsby hits 'em on the nose and drives 'em through and over the defense like a bullet. And
therein lleth his supremacy. Anson and the old-timers hit hard, but great InHelders of their day often shrank with
naked hands, where the ordinary Inflelder of today boldly traps with the mitt. There were great pitchers I lien, hut
♦here are more good pitchers now. And still Hornsby hits for a higher average year after year than the greatest of
Hornsby Hits Straight
Ruth lifts rfhd pulls the hall. Hornsby drives It; he cracks it straight through the center of the opposition. No
short right field fence helps the calm-faced, earnest Cardinal clouter. He gets that .400 average from the power and
fipeed of his drives alone. His hits have the "wtiang." Nothing in all the history of baseball approaches Hornsby's
dally drives through the assembled defense of six helders for the highest batting average for V00 consecutive games
on record. Cobb complied his record from spe^l, craft and his left-hand advantage of start towards the base. Horns-
by compiles his from clean, true, hard, consistent socking alone.
Out to Break Record.
Hornsby out this year to break the Wagner record of four straight seasons of Notional league butting supremacy,
Is batting over .410. Other batsmen lift 'em and bunt 'em and beat em but Hornsby drives em through. As a hitter,
pure and simple, his record seems to place him above all the batsmen of the old time and of the present day. 1 le
facts and the figures give him his kingship to rule without a rival or a superior.
SOY BEAN OIL MEAL
FAVORED FOR HOGS
(©. IV24, Western Newspsyer Union.)
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Manager Kelly Was
Sore at His Stars
There will probably always be
Kellys managing clubs, which
brings to mind a little Incident
In Spartanburg the other day.
The Kelly who handles the
Spartans goes by the name of
Mike, but his front handle ac-
tually Is Bernard.
Kelly is like most of the de-
scendants of the Auld Sod. and
has a quick, biting wit. The
team which had been given a
good beating this day was being
transported to the hotel In a
speedy bus. The owner of the
bus happened to be a passen-
ger along with the players.
"Slow down there," command-
ed the owner of the chauffeur,
"we've got a vuluahle cargo
"Go ahead," roarfd Mike, "kill
every blankety-blank one of 'em.
they're no good, anyway."
LET GO BY ST. LOUIS
The New York American baseball
club spent $0,053.50 for baseballs last
• • •
Winning Texas league pennants
seems to have become a habit with
the Fort Worth team.
• * •
The veteran Trls Speaker has Just
rounded out his fifth year as manager
of the Cleveland Indians.
• • • •
As to firmness and rockbound
■trength—Gibraltar Is a bowl of Jelly
when compared with a big league um-
• • •
As a feature of class day exercises
at Vassar, girl students defeated their
fathers in a basebull game. The
■core was 13 to 10.
• • •
The Boston Nationals, disrupted by
Illness and Injuries, took over Marty
Shay of the Worcester Eastern league
team to play shortstop.
• • •
May 19. 1871, the Chicago baseball
team defeated the Olympics of Wash-
ington, 9 to 0, scoring all of their nine
runs In the ninth Inning.
• • •
Ernie Qulgley. who has been um-
piring in the National league, for ten
years. is a first-class basketball referee
and an excellent footbnll official.
• • •
A baseball manager must have a
clear and penetrating voice. Other-
wise how can he wake up his athletes
from leaden feet to concrete dome?
• • •
The oldest pitcher'In the New York
State league seems the best. Judging
by the performance of Lefty George,
who turned in three straight shutouts
• • •
New Orleans reports that the
Yankee®. Dodgers and White Sox
would like to have Johnny Holllngs-
worth. star member of the Pelican
• • •
Charley Schmidt, catcher with the
Detroit Tigers for many years and
manager of the Springfield Western
association club, has signed a contract
to umpire in the Western association.
Schmidt began bis career the
Western association 22 years V".
Not Considered of Any Par-
ticular Value by Browns.
Hollis Thurston, star twlrler for the
Chicago White Sox team, was turned
loose by the St. Louis Americans early
last season. St. Louis concluded that
Thurston would never become a good
pitcher and keeping him was wasting
Chicago needed material, pitchers
especially. The training season had
been a disappointment. The recruits
failed to come up to the promised
mark. Chicago was grabbing ahout
desperately for players and when St.
Louis let Thurston go Chlfcago signed
him. He rould not be worse than some
of the others the White Sox had been
As the first half of the season of
1924 came to a close the leading
pitcher of the major leagues was this
same Thurston. He hud a record of
13 consecutive victories. That Is the
best record shown by a pitcher In sev-
Thurston Is an excellent pitcher. He
lias a lot of stuff and he seems to
know how to pitch. He created his
record with inferior catchers, chiefly,
for Ray Schalk, the crack receiver of
the White Sox, was out of the game
most of the time with injuries. So
Thurston is pretty much responsible
for Thurston's sensational success.
In St Louis they moan over the
absence of Thurston. If George Slsler
had Thurston this year they believe
the Browns could win the pefinant.
In July of 1915, Connie Mack
dropped Bob Shawkey, having con-
cluded that Shawkey could never be-
come a major league pitcher. New
York .picked him up at the waiver
price and he was u big factor In win-
ning pennants for the Yankees.
Connie Mack dropped Warren Og-
den this year. Washington signed
him. Ogden has been a factor In
pulling Washington to the top.
Any manager Is likely to make the
same mistake. All of them have.
Is Own Press Agent
With the enormous Increase In acre-
age of soy beans planted each year Is
certain to come a demand for Informa-
tion on the value of soy-bean ollmeal
for growing and fattening pigs. Al-
ready the beans are finding their way
to oil-expressing plants. When the oil
is removed, the residue, soy-bean oll-
In anticipation of the demand for
information the Iowa experiment sta-
tion recently closed a series of tests
with this new feed. Previous experi-
ments have shown that soy-bean oll-
meal Is Incklng In mineral mutter. It
runs about 4<3 per cent protein and
ranks with linseed ollmeal or cut ton-
seed meal as a balancer. The de-
ficiency of minerals was supplied by a
mixture composed of common salt, 20
pounds; spent boneblack, 40 pounds;
or ground honenieal, steamed bone-
meal, rock phosphate or acid phos-
phate; and finely ground, high-calcium
limestone. 40 pounds: or air-slaked
lime, wood ashes or fine-ground clam
or oyster shell. One-half ounce of
potassium iodide was added to each
100 pounds of the mixture, which was
kept before the pigs at all times in a
There were six lots of ten pigs ca<'h.
averaging about 70 pounds at the start,
that we are Interested In. One lot
received shelled corn, GO per cent lank-
age and minerals, nil self-fed on rape
pasture. A second lot was fed shelled
corn, soy-bean ollmeal and minerals on
rape pusture while the third lot, also
on rape pasture, received shelled corn,
minerals and a protein mixture com-
posed of tnnkage, 25 per cent, and
soy-bean ollmeal, 75 per cent. Three
other lots were fed the same ns the
three preceding ones but were kept in
The best gains on rape were made
by the lot self-fed shelled corn, soy-
bean ollmeal and meat-meal tankage.
It also showed a lower feed require-
ment for 100 pounds gi In.
In the dry lot groups the best gain
was made on a ration of shelled corn
and tankage and the pigs required less
feed for 100 pounds of gain.
"From the results of this experiment
It appears that soy-bean oilmeal may
have economic advantage when used
to replace a part or all of the meat-
tueul tankage," says John M. Evvard,
the man in charge of the work, "rela-
tive price determining the procedure
Girl Wins Broad Jump
A year ago baseball magnates didn't
know that George Karl Miistead was
a baseball pitcher so ho sent each and
every one of the major league presi-
dents literature concerning his- ability.
President William Veeck of the Chi
cago Cubs became Interested and bad
the Bonham (Texas) team give the
youngster a trial His work whs
good and Miistead Is now a regular
SUNOAY—Breakfast: Plums, but-
tered toast, eggs. Dinner: Chicken
cooked in milk. Supper: Cup custard
with caramel sauce.
MONDAY—Breakfast: Corn muf.
fins, coffee. Dinner: New England
boiled dinner, apple dumplings. Sup-
per: Whole wheat nut bread.
TUESDAY—Breakfast: Pears, oat
meal and milk. Dinner: Boiled din-
ner, hash, meat loaf, tomato sauce.
Supper: Milk toast with grated cheese,
bran flakes. Dinner: Veal cutlets, apple
and celery salad. Supper: Potato
THURSDAY — Breakfast: Pjached
eggs on toast, coffee. Dinner: Baked
ham, riced potatoes, buttered beets.
Supper: Lemon jelly, sugar cookies.
FRIDAY—Breakfast: Eggs cooked
In shell, buttered toast. Dinner: Fish
chowder, apple pie with cheese, ^up-
per: Spaghetti with tomato.
eggs, graham gems, coffee. Dinner:
Meat pie, cherry pudding. Supper:
Chocolate cake, tea.
Chicken Baked In Milk.
Cut up a good fat chicken after
scrubbing veil with soda water. Wipe
dry and roll In seasoned flour, brown
In butter, then cover with sweet milk
and hake for several hours In a mod-
erate oven. The milk with the flour
will form a gravy. Serve with mashed
Cook the potutoes In their Jackets.
When done remove the skins, cut In
cubes, sniull enough to thoroughly sea-
son. Marinate with three tablespoon-
fills of oil and one of vinegar, let
stund for an hour or more. When pre-
paring the potatoes add a minced
onion, and one good-sized cucumber
with a cupful of minced celery. Lack-
ing the celery, dust with celery suit.
Take three tahlespoonfuls of a highly
seasoned salad dressing, add one cup-
ful of whipped cream and mix with
the salad, adding salt and cayenne
as needed. The secret of a good po-
tato salad Is allowing the potato to
stand long enough with the season-
ings to become seasoned through.
■' '■ ■
Mine. Anavoisara, winning tne
standing broad Jump in the women a
athletic championship of France, mak-
ing the distance or 2.31 meters. The
events were held st the Pershing
stadium in Paris as Bastlle day.
Horse racing has become popular in
• • •
Nashville has Just opened Its first
imiulclpal golf course.
Australia ohtains n revenue of 51,-
000,000 a year by tax on rare-track
• • •
Muster Willie, an English horse,
holds the world's record for six fur-
longs nt I 07 1-8.
• • •
It !s up to the ethnologists and the
physical directors to explain why the
Finns are world beaters.
■ • •
Paavo Nnrmi. the greatest individu-
al hero of the Olympics, plans to ]<>ue
ney to America around Christmas.
The municipal golf course in Jack-
sonville, Fla., cost $226,000. and Is
earning 10 per cent on the Investment
• • •
The Olympic chess players got away
to a good start and probably will have
an exciting tiuish along about election
• • •
Jim Rice, assistant crew coach of
the University of Pennsylvania, will
return to the Red and Blue Institution
fot another jear.
• • •
As to most of those you know In the
sporting world, keep your mouth shut
about them. Do you want to get
pinched foi using bad language 1
• • •
Posslbij Georges Carpentier is get
ting more praise than he deserves for
being a good loser Most anybody
ought te be good after as much ex-
perience as Georges has had.
Lambs Properly Docked
and Trimmed Are Best
The practice of selling ram Iambs,
and lambs that have not been docked,
would seem to be one of those cus-
toms thjit are common in other lines
of business—they are the results' of
Ignorance or carelessness. It belongs
to the same custom of putting godd
feed Into scrub animals; in wasting
manure; In burning straw stacks; In
leaving high-priced farm machinery
out in the weather; etc., etc.
From all the evidence we cun
gather, the practice of trimming and
docking lambs seems to he pretty
well established as a money-making
proposition, says the Farmer and
ftret-der. Prices of sheep and lambs
averaged 75 per cent higher in 1923
than In 1913. Active consumer de-
mnnd exists for choice quality lamb.
The problem of supplying this quality
will be solved If buck lambs are made
Into wethers and all lambs are docked,
properly finished and marketed at the
right ages and weights. These oper-
ations should be performed when
lambs are eight to fifteen days old.
There is abundant proof that they
are profitable for the Individual sheep
producer. Trimmed Inmbs command
higher prices and return larger profits.
Conclusive evidence of this Is fur-
nished by tire extension division of
the college of agricullure of the Uni-
versity of Kentucky, which obtained
records of 31,000 lambs marketed last
year. This data shows that wether
lambs returned more than $2 per hun-
dred above the price paid for buck
AFRAID SHE ■
COULD NOT LIVE
Operation* Advised, Bat Lydia E.
Pmkham's Vegetable Compound
Made It Unnecessary
Glasgow, Kentucky. — "I was rnp-
down, nervous, with no appetite. My
1 tside had given me
trouble for five or
six years. At times
it was all I could do
to live, and the doc-
tor said I couldn't
live but a short tim®
longer without an
operation. That was
two years ago. My
mended Lydia EL
|ble Compound. She
had never used it herself, buUhe said
one of her neighbors suffered just like
I did, and it cured her. After I had
taken four bottles the pain left my side.
I had a fine appetite to eat anythmg
that was put before me, and I began to
do all my work and my washing, some-
thing I hadn't done for years. 1 am a
dressmaker, and this last fall I began
suffering with my side again, so I began
taking tne Vegetable Compound again.
1 am on my fourth bottle, which makes
eight in all I have taken. I feel so much
better when I take it and everybody
tells me I look better. My appetite
improves and I feel stronger in every
way. I am a very nervouB woman and
it seems to help my nerves so much."-
Mrs. Maggie Waller, Glasgow, Ky.
Lightning Safe Fences
If fence posts nre of wood or cement,
to safeguard stock from lightning,
either put in a steel fence post every
few rods or staple heavy fence wire
the entire length of post In contact
with the fence wires so as to ground
them. Then, if lightning strikes the
fence, or a tree near the fence, the
death-dealing holt will not follow far
along the fence and kill stock that
may have pushed against It In a storm.
Of course. If the posts are of steel
they ground the wires perfectly. Wire
fences fastened to buildings should be
grounded at the last post or two and
Different Cholera Effects
Hog cholera affects hogs In differ-
ent ways Hogs may get cholera and
die In u few hours—this Is acute chol
era. Hogs may get cholera and be.
sick for several weeks before they
die; some may get well—this Is
chronic cholera. When hogs get
cholera they are apt to appear stiff
and droopy; they will 11* In the straw
or weeds and not follow the rest of
the herd. When forced to move they
stagger and cough and have a weak,
Many u man has tost Ills good name
by liuvlng U engraved on the bundle
of his umbrella.
WHY DRUGGISTS RECOMMEND
Too much Idleness Alls up a per-
son's" time much more completely
and leaves him less his own master
than any other sort of employment
FOOD FOR THE FAMILY
For a compnny dessert one might
try an angel food baked In a round
deep tin. Cut a slice
off the top, remove the
center, fill with vanilla
Ice creuin, cover with
crushed fruit and serve
With a cupful of Iced
or hot tea, crackers cov
ered with Jam and
topped with whipped
cream tire delicious as a dessert.
Braised Tonflue.—Cook a beef tongue
slowly until tender with a slice of
onion, and a bay leaf added to the
water while cooking. Itemove the
tongue, remove the skin and pluce it
In a casserole; add the water In which
the tongue was cooked, thickened with
three tahlespoonfuls each of flour and
butter mixed; add a pint of stewed
tomatoes strained, a small carrot
chopped, a clove of garlic, one-half
tablespoonful of Worcestershire sauce,
a few dashes of redtpepper and sim-
mer with the tongue for two hours.
Serve from the casserole.
Cherry Tart.—Take a can of rich
cherries, either canned or preserved,
drain from the Juice, and add to It a
slight thickening of cornstarch or ar-
rowroot. Cook until the starch taste
Is entirely removed. Into a baked
pastry shell put the cherries, pour
over the thickened Juice and set In a
warm oven fifteen minutes. Serve
with sweetened whipped cream. Or-
ange Jelly served In a baked shell
topped with whipped cream Is de-
Calf's Liver, Spanish Sauce.—Boll
In salted water one pound of calf's
liver nnd after cooking cut Into cubes.
Prepare the sauce by cooking two
tahlespoonfuls of olive oil with two
tahlespoonfuls of scraped onion and a
tnblespoonful of chopped parsley un-
til the onion is brown. Add one tea-
spoonful of tabasco sauce, three
bruised whole cloves, one cupful of
brown stock, one cupful of stule bread
crumbs soaked In hot water and
drained. Mix well, add the liver, v a-
son with a teaspoonfui of salt and
pepper to taste. Serve In a border of
rice, garnished with fresh parsley.
If you are fond of roquefort, make
a roquefort salad. Take a crisp head
of lettuce well washed and dried, chill
and arrange in a salad bowl which has
been rubbed with a cut clove of gar-
lic, add four tahlespoonfuls of the best
olive oil, one of vinegar, one of chilli
sauce, one-half teaspoonfui of salt and
a few dashes of cayenne. Mix well
toss over the lettuce broken bits of
roquefort cheese, as much or little as
one likes; add the dressing and serve
all very cold.
Pates stuffed wtth small portions of
peanut butter, make a most nourishing
dessert for a busy day.
For many years druggists have watched
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