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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Corone'r's Jury Decides 'Bull' Young's
Death Was 'Unintentional.'
A coroner's jury in Los Angeles de
cided that the death of John (Bull)
Young was "unintentional" and ex
onerated Jess Willard. Young died
Friday night following a blow in his
scrap with Willard. Notwithstanding
the coroner's jury's verdict, Prosecu
tor W. J. Ford announced he would
push criminal action against Willard.
The jury's verdict referred to the af
fair as "a prize fight." This will be
a strong point for the prosecution,
Jim Griffin, the San Francisco ref
eree, consented after being coaxed a
bit and will referee the Ritchie-Welsh
match at Vancouver, September 20,
for the lightweight title.
Knockout Brown won't meet Jack
Dillon at Terre Haute Labor Day,
but Jack Christie. One of Dillon's
ribs was fractured in an automobile
The Marquis of Queensberry plead
ing for Jack Johnson might cause
some comment, but we had the mar
quis with us for a while, so the rip
ple is scarcely noticeable.
Thammy Langford, the Boston ink
spot, stopped "Porky" Flynn in four
rounds at Boston last night.
Preliminary excitement paving the
way for the final thrills was staged
at Elgin yesterday. One racer dashed
up to the- grandstand in flames and
a collision took place between a rac
ing car and a motor cop.
Ralph Mulford, it is announced,
will not drive the French car that
won the Indianapolis speedway event,
the parts necessary to repair the car
not having arrived from France.
It looks as if the governor of In
diana had a backbone. after all. He
is threatening to send troops to Por
ter unless the star act at the track
entitled, "Trimming the Boobs," is
Senators Take Last Game of Series
Cubs Trim Brooklyn.
Washington, 5; Sox, 3.
Boston, 7; Detroit, 6.
Philadelphia, 8; St Louis, 0.
Cleveland, 3; New York, 0.
Cubs, 6; Brooklyn, 3.
New York, 1; Cincinnati, 0.
Philadelphia, 6; St Louis, 5.
Pittsburgh, 3; Boston, 0.
Louisville, 5; Toledo, 1.
St Paul, 3; Kansas City, 2.
Milwaukee, 4; Minneapolis, 2.
Only three games scheduled.
No games scheduled.
Introducing Linn Scroggins, south
paw, late of Hugo, Okla., yesterday
afternoon at Comiskey Park, proved
a costly experiment for the White
Sox. The Senators took to Linn like
a jackroller to a free lunch, and be
fore the first was over the bush burn
er from Oklahoma was decorating
the bench and Cicotte was trying to
stem the tide. In his brief appearance
Scroggins walked Moeller, who stole;
Foster was safe on Weaver's error
and when Scroggins failed to get the
ball over for Milan in three attempts
he was flagged. Five runs came in
while Cicotte was on the slab in the
inning, but that endeld the rough
stuff. Thereafter Cicotte pitched
shoutout ball. The 'Sox scored three
runs in the fifth, but Boehling took
it easy and was never in danger.
Ther.e was one bright spot in the
Cub-Dodger game yesterday aside
from the fact that the Cubs won.
The spot was one Walkerf a pitcher
who had been unconditionally releas
ed by Brooklyn, but who remained
with the team at his own expens?.
When the Chicago artillery shooed