Clipped From The Indianapolis News
Thoroughly Obtuse. I Puck. 1 . Gentleman (on afreet ear. to fellow pas senger) I am sorry, sir, that we will have to give up all hopes of the New York winning . i i - i - t. ... tne cnampionsnip mis yesrr fassenger Vasistdot? Gentleman I ssy that the failure of the New Yorka to win the pennant 1a something greatly to be regretted. . I'asseager Vat bennant vaa doseT Gentleman (a little louder) The base - ball pennant, you know. I don't think we could get tbere. Uetroit seems to have all tbe luck. - Passenger Dot Detroit vas a big city. I hef a brudder vat vas in pixoess in Detroit, You 1 if ia Detroit? Gentleman (still louder) No no! I say that - the loss - ot the league cham pionship for 1887 by the New York base ball olub owing to the ( - monu monu mental and eoatineatai luck or 11 anion's anion's team is touch to be regretted. Passenger Who was dot Hanlon? Gentleman (louder yet) He is captain of the Detroit base - ball club, and a big center fielder from the village - ot ' Way back. Haven't you ever heard ef a eame called baa ball. Dutch y? - fassenger (with a look or fine Intelligence) Oh, ya, pas ball. My poor boy he plays pase ban. and 1 lick mm for it efery tay. Dot was a foolish waste of time,. Gentleman (veiling to conductor) Ston the car and let me off. Passenger (to conductor) Vat's d matter mil dot shenuemens vas be craxy?