"Pay day wouldn't do me no good," he says. "When I'm all squared up with the club and begin to have a pay day I'll only get a hundred bucks at a time, and I'll owe that to some o' you fellers. I wisht we could win the pennant and get in on that World's Series dough. Then I'd get a bunch at once."
"What would you do with a bunch o' dough?" I ast him.
"Don't tell nobody, sport," he says; "but if I ever get five hundred at once I'm goin' to get married."
"Oh!" I says. "And who's the lucky girl?"
"She's a girl up in Muskegon," says Elliott; "and you're right when you call her lucky."
"You don't like yourself much, do you?" I says.
"I got reason to like myself," says he. "You'd like yourself, too, if you could hit 'em like me."
"Well," I says. "you didn't show me no hittin' to-day."
"I couldn't hit because I was laughin' too hard," says Elliott.
"What was it you was