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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 16, 1913, Image 12

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and Phillies Aug. 30, forfeited to the
Giants and later given back to the
Phils by President Lynch, should be
completed. At the time the game was
stopped the score-:was 8 to 6 in favor
of the Phils, and New York had a
man on first and one out in the ninth,
with a ball on the batter. It was
decreed that the game should con
tinue where it was broken off, with
the same players on the field.
Football squads East and West be-,
gan reporting yesterday, .and routine
preliminary practice is the order in
all the larger, colleges. Yale and Har
vard are getting an early start. Forty
candidates repqrted at Dartmouth.
There is not much activity among the
conference elevens so far, but Mon
day will Bee the beginning of prac
tice. Jake Stahl, former manager-af the
world's champion Red Sox, -yyU re
enter the Chicago semi-pro field next
Sunday, when he becomes manager
of the Jake Stahl team. The club will
play at Peru, Ind., and Jake will hold
down first base.
President Hite of the Salt Lake
City club of. the Union Association
will try to land .his club in the Pacific
Coast League. Salt Lake City finish
ed second in the Union, which closed;
its season yesterday.
Frank L. Hough,, sporting editor of
the Philadelphia Enquirer, died at his
home yesterday. Hough was one of
the men who helped put the Amer
ican League on its feet in Philadel
phia. He held an interest in the
Athletics until last year, when Con
nie Mack bought him out.
Players of the two St. Louis teams
are not keen for a city series between
the American and National clubs. To
coax the fans to the parks it is pro
posed to play the series in four double-headers.
It takes a bargain at
traction to pull a St. Louis crowd.
Many of the players declare the re
ceipts won't pay their hotel bills for
the extra week.
r Three thousand names were at
tached o a petition presented to Mrs."
Ella FJagg Young by high schoql stu
dents asking tha basketball be re
instated as a major sport. Additional J
petitions will be filed. No action has
been taken by the superintendent of
schools.
Three points still separate Mil
waukee and Minneapolis in the Amer
ican .Association, with the Brewers
heading' the flight.
Denver has clinched the pennant in
the Western League for the third
successive season. Manager Jack
Hendricks, who has bossed the team
for three years, will probably go to
the American Association next year.
Only one game booked in the semi
finals of the Sweitzer cup contest for
next Sunday, the Johnson .Tigers
meeting the Kramer Colts at 25th
street and South Park. Lombards,
third team in the race, will play the
winner the following Sunday for the
cup.
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NOW FOR FEMALE POLITICS
Mrs. Ida L. Fursman, has named the
six members of the suffrage commit
tee of the Chicago Teachers' Federa
tion. They are: Margaret Haley, Fran
cis .Harden, May Freeman, Ellen
Smith, Lenora Pease and Mrs. Har
riet Thompson.
The teachers plan to enter inde
pendent politics. They will affiliate
witji no party. The committee just
named will teach the other members
civic duties and initiate them into the
intricacies of the political game.
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ENGINEER HELD RESPONSIBLE
New Haven, Conn., Sept. 16. Fol
lowing precedent established by Con
necticut coroners, the engineer, A. B.,
Miller, who drove locomotive of
White Mountain Express of New.
Haven R. R., is charged with respon
sibility for wreck at Wallingford,
Conn., in which 21 persons were kill
ed. This is the sixth wreck on this
road since July 11,1911, for which
trainmen have been held responsible
by coroners. i, v

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