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to make a showing when pursued
by a jinx. Last year he Boston Red
Sox won the American League pen
nant because they had phenomenal
luck in the matter of keeping the
regular line-up in the game daily. In
juries this year have made the Red
Sox look bad. Philadelphia in the
National always had good ball play
ers, but injuries shot the teamwork
to pieces. This year Dooin's jinx
seems to be on a vacation and the
Phillies' position in the race is the
The Naps are traveling at a fast
fclip, and appear to be pennant con
tenders, but these injuries are liable
to upset the entire team.
There is an open verdict on the
six-round fight between Johnny Cou
lon and Frankie Bradley of Philadel
phia in the Quaker city last night
Many critics gave Coulon the deci
sion, and others insisted the battle
was a draw. None gave the fight to
Bradley. Coulon took an early lead,
but fell off toward the end of the go.
Some fight in Kenosha next Tues
day nlht Jack Britton and Eddie
Murphy of Boston have signed for a
ten-round bout, the weight being set
at 135 pounds. Both boys should be
at their strongest at that poundage,
and a, hard bout is a certainty if the
men really fight. Britton already
holds one decision over the Boston
lad, but the latter's backers claim he
was out of condition at the time.
Young Shugrue of Jersey City
knocked out "One Round' Hogan in
the tenth round at New Haven,
Conn., last night
Johnny Griffith shaded Pal Moore
in twelve rounds at Akron, 0. The
pace was fast Griffith landing the
Cus Christy of Milwaukee and.
Mike Gibbons of St Paul are to fight
twelve rounds inJBostontonight
Leach Cross is looming up as Wil
lie Ritchie's opponent for July 4. Bil
ly Nolan, manager of the champion,
said today that the New York dentist
lias the inside track, but. that definite J
arrangements will not be made be
fore Saturdayl Ritchie has repeated
ly said he would take on the man
the public demanded, but Nolan's
statement does not back up this
stand. Either Joe Rivers or Harlem
Tommy Murphy are entitled to more
consideration from the champ than
Cross, and would give the Calif ornian
a harder battle.
Frank Chance of the Yanks is be
coming peeved at the "boners" pulled
by his athletes, and has decided to
plaster finest for bum thinking. He
fined Derrick1 $25 yesterday for fail
ing to step on second base in his
hurry to complete a double play.
Both runners were safe.
HOW IT HAPPENED "
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The tooth brush that was prized by
Was found stuck in a pickle jar,
And sister Susie's switch and rat
Were in the ice chest think of that!
Poor grandpa's teeth his Sunday
Are in a can of varnish yet,
While mother's hat with feathers,.
Got tangled up witlTkerosene.
You see it happened in this way:
We moved we did the first of May,
When, with the loading they got
The van men all-got loaded, too. .
-That's why our china's full of cracks.
And phonograph of carpet tacks! "v
Sleeping with a face-mask of raw
veal is. a form of beauty culture re-,
sorted to by some women of , foreign
royalty. Onlythe royal ones do it
The others-cant afford, the-veal, ,