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game, when StoyalTs Casey Feds
were whipped? The team was play
ing behind pitching that needed con
siderable and efficient defensive help,
and gave everything that could be
expected and a whole lot that was
Ad Brennan failed to puzzle the
enemy as touted, their hits being
bunched. He quit in the ninth to
make room for a pinch hitter who
failed to produce, and Mike Pfender
gast, a new one, went to the hill.
Then the miracle stuff was brought
out by the Chifeds. Wickland, Zeider
and Farrell came to the rescue of
Prendergast withhair-raising catches
that temporarily staved off the defeat.
Prendergast caused his own undo
ing in the 13th by committing a wild
pitch with the bases full and orie out.
After the game Tinker, was not a
bit cast 'Mown. His men, had shown
fighting spirit, and he believes he has
.uncovered a good pitcher in Prender
gast. Th& youngster will be given
plenty of chance to gain actual, ex
perience by facing the music, and
should develop into a consistent win
iier. The Tinks, batted a dozen safeties
and were-handed ten passes. More
than, three runs istfbuld have been
gleaned from such, a combination, but
the swats were nqt luckily placed.
ks l6ng as themen hit, it is only a
" question of time until -they" begin
bunching the wallops where they" will
do thesmOst good.
The two games, andVthe battles of
the other Fed teams, give the league
the color of a well-balanced aggrega
tion. "The St. Louis-Indianapolis
game yesterday went 11 innings;
and Buffalo, downed Baltimore "by-a
Brown'svteam won because of su
perior baling and strong pitching of.
WQlettvhen the Hoosiers threatened-.
Ward Miller, ex-Cub, knocked a,gair
of -singles -.that helped. - . -
Baltimore outbatted Buffalo, but
tVif. PtisntiK hunched their smashes.
Wflhelm for the Terrapins and Purrqy I
I for Buffalo each pitched fafcf ball.
A peculiar play occurred wnen tsan
nin of Buffalo, with a man on first,
knoqked theball into the bleachers.
Manager Schlafly patted him on the
back as he turned third, and the um
pire called the runner out for the
coacher's interference, following the
rule which caused Kid Gleason trou
ble. Schafly argued'that as the ball
was in the bleachers it was out of
play when the. alleged offense occur-.
red, and the runs shouldbe allowed
to stand. President Gilmore will be
asked to decide.
Joe Boehjing, Washington south
paw, whose string of victories last
year helped keep the Griffs in tSie
fight, is off again to a good start He
held Boston to a pafr -of hits. Wash
ington stung Leonard six times, a sin
gle and error in the ninth landing the
THAT OAK PARK "L" DEAL
.Sam InsulL Teceiver ot the Oak
Park "L" road, came out yesterday
with a statement that he is not
"defying" the public utilities commis
sion, or the people oft)ak Park or the
authorities of the -city of Chicago.
The village attorney of Oak Park,
Frederick Pringle got permission in
federal court to sue Insull and. the
"L" roadrfor not raising the tracks.
"Prlncrlo 5c trnirttn trv to erah off the
'$20,000 forfeiture bond of the road
and get the tracks elevated.
The Insull crowd promised to raise
the -Jxacks by ,May 1, 1913: Insull
says. he knews it ought to be done,
but the 'noverty-struck "L' roads
fhaven't got tiie moneyc. If they get
,money enough-one of, these days they
may" build tne line says insuu. or
'that reason, he is faking' the decision
of the public utilities Commission to
thA ftmirts. -In' other words, he. is
Trucking "-the commission "but not
A fine grater is far better than a
knife for removing the surf ace o any
feed hat fe burned in the ve,