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' Louden, Cobb and Crawford
acted Jike real ball players for De
troit. Present winning streak of the
Naps .probably means that Bir
mingham will have, charge of the
team next year. President Som
ers had one bitter experience over
disposing of a manager that fin
ished with the, team going strong.
Many big eastern football nia
chines get their first real try-outs
today, thought most of them have
only minor games scheduled.
Coaches, however, will have an
opportunity to judge the effect of
the new rules. Of the Conference
elevens, Minnesota is the only
one to have a game on tap. Goph
ers meet Soufh Dakota.
Injthe East, Harvard, Prince
ton, Yale, Cornell and Dartmouth
have games with smaller colleges.
It is believed the new game will
favor the Crimson, and Blue and
Princeton will fail to repeat its
triumph of last year. Dartmouth,
always a thorn in the side of the
jg Four, has a team just suited
to this year's styleof play. Watch
Jack Johnson says he is willing
tp consider the olffer of Hugh Mc
intosh, the Australian promoter,
'for tfiree fights in the Antipodes,
J or which he is to receive $60,000.
"I want to get out of town, travel
and fight and forget my troubles,"
said Johnson ,last night.
Michigan may he flashing, but
the Wolverines are rolling up top
heavy scores against the' scrubs.
Yost seems to have one of his old
time point-a-minute elevens.
Billy Papke iought a last and
furious six-round bout with Leo
Houck in Philadelphia last night
Papke bored in throughout the
mill, carrying the fight to his op
ponent. HQUck landed the .most
blows, but they had little effect
on the Illinois scrapper.
Murphy of Cubs officially chal
lenged Comiskey's White Sox to
a city series yesterday. Commy
snapped at the defi.
Cleveland Americans have been
granted a draft on Outfielder Lei
bold of Milwaukee. He was the
star of the Brewer outfielcf.
Manager Frank Chance by his
staftd against a "temperance'.' .
clause in his contract has made
himself a more popular man than
ever over the National League
circuit. Whether the manager
will force C. Webb to back down
will be decided Monday, when the"
two have a conference. ,
Chance flatly states he will not
sigir,a contract to manage the
Cubs another year if he is forced
to take the pledge.
Mike Gibbons of St Paul and
Eddie McGoorty of Oshkosh
have beeh matched for ten rounds;
in New York, November 7. The
two boxers are the leading con
tenders for the middleweight
Young Saylor of Indianapolis
was an easy winner over Joe
Phillips in twelve rounds at Day
ton, O., last night,
Holkus Toothacheeh ? I'd
have the thing pulled out if it
Polkus So would I, if it were
2t. Jr "