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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
Governor Ralston of Indiana Sends
Troops to Stop Gambling.
Vaughn Blanks Brooklyn and Cubs
Win Three in a Row.
'Rah for Gov. Ralston! The In
diana governor put improvement of
horseflesh at the Mineral Springs
track on the blink, by sending a cou
ple of companies of guardsmen to
the track yesterday afternoon and
ordering; the bookmakers to quit or
go to jail. Just to show how much
interest the horseman have in im
proving the breed without the books
it is announced that the ponies will
race no more at Mineral Springs.
Wonder what Benny Hyman will
do now that the Porter race track
has been closed by the governor of
Indiana? Maybe he'll come back and
start telling all over again what he
thinks of his friends.
Chicago and the Illinois Athletic
Club swimmers swept the boards in
the Central States championship at
Put-in-Bay, O., yesterday. A. C. Rai
thel won the 50-yard dash, Harry
Hebner the 150-yard and quarter
mile, and L.. C. Reitman won the
plunge and underwater swim.
Chicago and Kansas City meet in
the final round for the women's open
golf championship at the Homewood
Club. Miss Carrie Lee plays Mrs. E.
T. Perkins of the Glenview Club. Miss
Ethel J. Chatfield, whose sensational
golf took her to the semi-finals, was
beaten by Mrs. Perkins yesterday.
The international yacht races for
the sonder class boats, in which Ger
many and America compete, will be
gin Monday, off Marblehead, Mass.
James F. Ten Eyck, Jr., has been
signed to a three-year contract to
coach the Duluth Boat Ciub.
Harry.Vardon, five times open golf
champion of England, and Edward
Ray, former champion, will open to
morrow at Kenosha.
Elgin race drivers are confident
that all previous records will be shattered.
Chicago, 3 ; Brooklyn, 0.
Cincinnati, 5 ; New York, 1.
St. Louis, 15; Philadelphia, 4.
No games scheduled.
St Paul, 2-8; Kansas City, 4-1.
Minneapolis, 11; Milwaukee, 1.
Columbus, 1 ; Louisville, 0.
Indianapolis, 3; Pittsburgh, 1.
The Cubs took three in a row from
the Dodgers, and Jim Vaughn, recruit
pitcher, bested Ed Reulbach. Inci
dentally Vaughn blanked the Dodg
ers, while the Cubs annexed three in
a lump before Reulbach could be re
placed by Nap Rucker. Reulbach was
good until the seventh, when Vaughn
singled, was sacrificed by Leach and
waited until Evers walked. Then
Miller tripled, but was nipped going
home on Phelan's weak effort. Saier
followed with ; a triple, and then
Rucker mounted the slab and stop
ped the picnic. A Dodger rally was
nipped in the ninth when Phelan
made a sensational stop and throw
that took all the pep out of the at
tack. Ten out of 16 in the East isn't half
bad. That's what the Cubs did.
The Reds captured a game from
the Giants, with Mordecai Brown do
ing the pitching and Joe Tinker the
batting hero. Brown yielded seven
hits, so well scattered that but one
run was scored, and Manager Joe
shoved four of the Reds five runs
across the plate, with a-single and
home run. Let's see, weren't Brown
and Tinker Cubs at one time?
An idea of the best way to cheapen
major league baseball is shown in the