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Johnny Evers made his debut
as Cubmanager in a real, game
"yesterdaythe barnstormers beat
ing a team of Milwaukee ball
players, 7 to 4.
According to reports from
New York the National Commis
sion is considering a rule intend
ed to end all squabbling and un
savory gossip about the world's
series. The money division will
be revised. Under the proposed
plan each member of the winning
team will get $1,000 and the losers
$750. The remainder of the usual
percentage in the first four games
would be distributed among play
ers on the other fourteen big1 lea
gue teams. A de'finite sum will be
set-aside for each club, and the
other club owners will participate
in the surplus. -
This Is 'a clever idea for the
owners With every player in the
two big' leagues getting a cut of
the post season'moriey, the own
ers would dangle this bait before
the players' eyes, cut their salaries
and force the public which pays
admission to the world's series
' games to assist them in paying
the players. The present method
is all right. . There is more in
centive to fight for $4,000 than
for $1,000. Also, when only two
teams can get a crack at, the
world's series melon, there-iwill be
more effort on the part of the
players to get in on the cut.
If the National Commission is
really, sincere in its efforts to
make the world's series cleaner
and better for the spectators, it
might devote a little of its energy J
to keeping "tickets away from the
hands of speculators. That is the
only feature connected with the3
big games thus far that has creat
ed any scandal.
The Athletics left for their win-J
ter trip to Cuba today. Mack ex
pects to keep them there through"
November and December and
have his men in condition for a
flying start next April. Bender
and Oldring, who were suspend-r
ed for breaking training rules,
and whose loss had a damaging
effect on the Athletics' chances
were taken along. 1
Mordecai Brown attempted tor
get in communication with Pres-
ident Grayson of Louisville when!
the latter was in town Saturday
regarding his sale to the Colonels.
Grayson said he was busy and hadr,
no time to talk to Brownie. The
miner countered by declaring it'
was all one to him whether he
played ball or not.
The American association mag-.
nates, at a meeting here Saturday,
aecmea to stana patron tne pres-
ent salary limit.
Training A. C. wants basket'
ball games with any 115-lb. team,
in the city. Abe Wolf, 606 'W. '
12 street, or Canal 669, betweenr
6 and 7 p. m.
WHERE THEY ARE TODAY
Taft in Washington., '
Wilson in Philadelphia!'
Roosevelt in Oyster Bay.
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'The eggs of wild birds are
smaller than those of the same
species of birds when domesti