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baggers. Benz pitched for the Sox.
Larry Doyle collected four singles.
There are only 1,800 residents of Blue
Rapids, but- crowds from the sur
rounding country swelled the attend
ance to 3.00O. - -
"Garry Herrmann, president of the
Cincinnati ball club, and member of
the national commission, is not
alarmed at talk of war by players,
according to his own, statement He
has received a copyof the demands
to be made, and lelievesvthere;.will
be little difficulty. in 'coming? to an
amicable agreement ,
There is bound jto 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
In this clause the players have the
right end. When a man has given
his services to a club for1 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 other, yesterday
andhe result was a OQ-dO" 10-innlng
tie, eacn neaver aiiowrag- two nits.
Johnson pitched for Humboldt, Kan.;
and Brennan forIola. .. -. ;
After today's vfoptbal I games botrf
East and West, we wHL be able,tiy
draw some line of the merite'Of'the"
big college elevens, and the -wort o
the dopesters, will be considerably
Three conference games are on
tap, the chief interest centering in
the 'battle between Purdue and Chi
cago out at Marshall Field. The win
ner is not liable to be conference
"champion, 'but theloser will defi
nitely be out of the raqe. ',,
Iowa should have an easy time
with Northwestern, more because of
weakness of tie Purple than strength
of the Cornhuskers. Coach Grady's
back field has been shot to pieces"hy
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 lor
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
not a& strong as in past seasons, the
Indians have a real team, and Glenn
Warner ,can.teach football to a wood
enr red man. ' - v
Harvard and Yale have strong
practice games, but the result will
have no bearing on the Intercollegi
' -vParis is due for another invasion
I of American pugilistsihis winter, and
this time the talent 'will be of a high
order. GunboaE Smith, Frank Klaus,
Eddie McGoorty and Sam Langford '
have already signified their intention
.'of making. the trip.- Joe . Jeannette
is already In Paris, and it is possible
Langford is lonesome without his f el-
low-smoke in the same country. "
They haven't fought each other for
nearly two" months, -r
AI Kubiak and Jim Savage fight
ten rounds tonight in New York.