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daggers,- Benz pitched jfor the Sqx.
Larry Doyle collected four singles.
Tbereareonly 1,800 residents-of Blue
Rapids, but crowds from the sur
rounding country swelled the attend
ance to 3,000. ,
Carry Herrroanntv presidentof the
Cincinnati ball cluband member of
the national commission, "is not
alarmed at talk of war by players,
according to his own statement. He
has received a copy of the demands
to be made, and beUevegj-ihexe will
be little difficulty, in coming''' an
amicable agreement. " -
There is bound to be a struggle
over the reserve clause, and some
trouble may arise over one other de
mand, that major league players be
given the right to buy their own re
lease at the waiver price after all
major clubs have waived on their
This would save the players from
going to minor clubs which were ob
jectionable , to them.
In this clause the players have the
right end. When a man has given
his services to a club for several
years, and has outlived his usefulness
in the majors, it is only just that he
be allowed to pick the minor club
where he wants to end "his career.
Such a plan would enable many play
ers to become managers of minor
Walter Johnson of Washington
and Ad Brennan of the Phillies hook
ed up against each othejjyesterday
and the result was a 0-to-0 lo-innlng
tie, each heaver allowing two hits,
Johnson pitched for Humboldt, Kan.r
and Brennan foclpla..
After todays football games both
East and West,"we will be able-.to'
draw some line of the merits, of th'e?
big college elevens,. ancTthe workqf
the dopesters win ,be considerably'
Three conference games are on
tap, the chiet interest "centering n
the, battle between Purdue and Chi
cago out at Marshall Field. Thewin
ner" is "hot liable to "be conference
phampion, but the "loser will' defi
nitely be out of the jace. ? s
,' Iowa should have an easy time
with Northwestern, more because of
weakness of the Purple than strength
of the Cornhuskers. Coach Grady's
back field has been' shot to pieces by
injuries, and his line men have been
shifted from their regular positions.
Indiana and Illinois should furnish
a real fight in Indianapolis. The
down staters are the. dark horse in
this conference race. If -they can
assimilate the football knowledge
Coach Zupke is trying to drum into
them they will be a hard team to
Wisconsin plays Michigan Aggies,
and the result will settle the status
of the bog Michigan team for the
year. The Aggies beat Michigan .last
week. If they lose to Wisconsin Mich
igan's stock will drop in the West.
Princeton and Dartmouth are put
ting on the.big entertainment in the
East. This "is the first real test for
the' Tigers, and the Hanoverians are
always tough game. . Princeton is
relying.on the snaky cunning of Hobe
Baker to bring home- the victory.
Pennsylvania and Carlisle furnish
the other big eastern game. Though
nofc as,strong as in past seasons, the
Indians have a real' team, and Glenn
Warner can teach football to a wood
en red nian.
Harvard and Yale have strong
practice games, but the result will
have no bearing on the intercollegi
-Paris is due for another invasion
of American pugilists this winter, and
tikis time the talent will be qf a high
order. Gunboat Smith, Frank Klaus,
'Eddie McGoorty.and Sam Langford
have already signified their intention
of making the trip. Joe Jeannette
1s already in Paris, and it is possible .
"Langford is lonesome without his f el-
low-smuuu in ui jituit; country.
They haven't fought each other for
nearly two months.
Al Kubiak and Jim-Savage fight
ten rounds tonight in New York.