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Their claim was disallowed, but
some good was done, as the commis
sion will take action to prevent such
a condition arising in the future.
Hereafter a rule will be made allow
ing every eligible player an equal cut
in the proceeds.
This complaint by the Cub trio
brings to mind the treatment receiv
ed by Larry McLean, who went to the
Giants from St. Louis late in. the sea
son. Larry caught all but one game
in the world's series, and led both
teams in batting. For this mastodonic
feat he was parceled out $500 when
the players divided their melon. Fred
Snodgrass, whose marvelous mis
judgment of a fly lost one game, and
Fred Merkle, who valiantly repulsed
a foul, the result being disastrous,
each drew something over $2,000.
Now take a slant at what Ayas done
by the Athletics and White Sox when
it came to splitting their soft coin.
Johnny Lavans, who went to" the
Mackmen from the St Louis Browns
late in the season, and who only
played in one or two games, got a
full winner's share of the world's ser
ies coin. He did not get off the bench
during the series, except to leave the
park after a game. But he got a full
Walter Mattick, Bill Lange and
Morris Rath, who were released by
the White Sox during the season,
each were given full shares of the
winner's end of the city series',
though they had been released at
least two jnonths prior to "the close
of the season.
That is one explanation of the rea
son players prefer to play in the
A Princeton football player says
Mahan of Harvard has two speeds
So has Ping Bodie slow and
The St. Louis Cards will train at
St. Augustine, Fla., next spring. Oth
er cities consider themselves unfor
tunate when they have open garbage
holes, scarlet fever pleagues and dis
Eddie Hagen of Seattle caught a
wallop on the jaw from Battling Le
vinsky in the seventh round in New
York and lost interest in the proceed
ings. Gunboat Smith is now kicking
himself. He was to have met Hagen,
but backed out at the last minute,
Wendell Phillips and Hyde Park
high schools will settle the local in
terscholastic football championship
tomorrow morning at Gaelic Park,
47th street and California avenue.
Left Halfback Davis of Wendell Phil
lips will be out of the game, owing
to an injured ankle.
In the afternoon at the same field
Lake and Crane will battle for the
Oak Park high football team left
this afternoon for Toledo, O.j where
Scott High will be met tomorrow in a
game billed as a championship, affair.
Oak Park is not the tremendous scor
ing machine of the past three years.
There is no Zupke at the helm.
Brooklyn will train at Augusta,
Ga., next spring, according to plans
of the new Dodger manager, Wilbert
W. J. Kennedy, member Illinois A.
C. track team, and one of the crack
distance junners in the West, is at
Lakeside Hospital, critically ill with
FOOTBALL GAMES TOMORROW
Chicago vs. Wisconsin at Stagg Field.
Minnesota vs. Illinois at Urhana.
Northwestern vs. O. State, Columbus.
Indiana vs. Purdue at Bloomington.
Iowa vs. Nebraska at Lincoln.
Notre Dame vs. Christian Brothers at
Harvard vs. Yale at Cambridge.
Army vs. Springfield Y. M. C. A. at
Navy vs. New York at Annapolis.
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