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back by Ira Thomas' -accurate pegs.
In addition Thomas belted a double
that scored a pair'of runs. The Tanks-
collected eleven hits' off Chief Ben
der, three of them being credited to
Hartzefl. The Indian was strong In
the pinches, fanning eight.
A. ninth inning rally by Boston
which netted four runs pushed Wash
ington to second place. Groom was
strong until the final frame. He was
jogged for ten hits. Washington hit
Bedient for a djizen safeties, but had
ten men left on base. .Moeller regis
tered three singles, Lewis and Gard
ner duplicating the feat. Six bases
were stolen by the Nationals.
Vean Gregg and Jean Dubuc each
allowed nine hits' in their batttle yes
terday, but the Nap was stronger
than the Tiger in the pinches. Sam
Crawford got his first home run of
the year. Cleveland hopped Dubuc In
the eighth and grabbed three runs.
In this round Joe Birmingham laid
down a bunt, Olson scoring from
third, making the fourth time this
year the Naps have worked the
squeeze play. Donie Bush swiped
Clark Griffith, manager of the
Washington Nationals, is begining to
rag the umpires. After .yesterday's
game' -with Boston Griff announced
he would appeal to Ban Johnson t'6
switcljjimpires so Bill Dinneen would
not "Handle any games in the future
wuen; jsoaion is piaying wasuingiuii.
Griff claims Dinrieen has favored his
Bill Dahlen of Brooklyn has sign
ed Eddie Phelan, a schoolboy pitcher.
Phelan is 21 years old and is six foot
McCourt of Pittsburgh beat Lau
ben -of Chicago, 50 to 49, in the first
of the six-game play-off for the
championship of the International
Three-Cushion 'Billiard League.
Facufty representatives of the Con
ference colleges are in session at the
University of Illinois to consider the
amateur athletic question. The sum
mer baseball question, as applied to
college athletes, will be taken up.
Several of the universities advocate
allowing a player to earn money for
his" college course by playing with
semi-pro nines in the summer without-affecting
his amateur standing.
It is done; the athletic governors
know it, and they may as well let a
man earn this necessary money open
ly, insteading of forcing him to cheat.
Harry Paynter, the local semi-pro
who made the spring trip to Tampa
with' the Cubs, has signed to fling
for the Chicago Federal League team. '
Kuh, Parker, Matthews ancT
Breathed of the Northwestern Uni-!
versity relay-team, and Henderson,
Hunter, Cortis and Sanders of the1
University of Illinois left for Philadel
phia yesterday to take -part in the,
University of Pennsylvania relay -games
"Yes," said a shipwrecked mariner:
in relating his experiences, "at one'
time .we were within an inch of freez
ing to death. Luckily, howevery-Ave'
had the presence of mind to fall intoJ .
a heated discussion." '
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. She; And don't you go in for sport'
of any kind? He Oh, yaas, don't
yer ,know I'm haw passionately.
fond of 'domihQ.es.