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ter record than -has been made for
many weeks, and the general increase
of efficiency has given hope of even
better happenings in the future.
Prendergast, Brown, Hendrix and
McConnell are all able to pitch ef
fectively. They cannot be worked in
order, because Mbrdecai cannot stand
a game every four days, but a well
pitched game now and then can be
expected frpm Rankin Johnson,
Brennan or Black. The last named,
though only a recruit, has been the
best of the three uncertainties. John
' son has done nothing worthy of note
for a long time. He was staked to
a lead yesterday and then was un
equal to the task. Buffalo's victory
was helped by two successive errors
by Rollie Zeider. Hendrix hit a homer
with one on in the ninth, acting as a
pinch hitter. Mann stole home.
Dubuc held Washington to two
hits in eight innings, but Steen had
to save Detroit in the ninth. Ayers
Red Sox and Browns batted vic
iously, four pitchers being used. The
Browns fell one short in a two-run
rally in ninth. Gardner poled four
Yanks won sixth straight, Caldwell
Rudolph helped Cards fo four hits,
but two -were bunched in eighth. Rob
inson was a puzzle throughout
Herzog's triple in ninth won for
Reds. Toney outpitched Mayer.
Rube Marquard pitched 'fine- ball
against Pirates and batted home two
runs with a single. Merkle knocked
Another defeat for Chief Bender.
Kay See batted him out Baltimore
used, four pitchers. Stovall, Shaw and
Easterly knocked three hits each.
Sloufeds pulled double play in ninth
with bases full to beat Newark. Deal
cracked a triple and two singles.
Pittfeds batted viciously and
swamped Tip Tops. Konetchy col
lected two doubles and two singles.
In the first 36 holes of play for the
national open golf championship at-,
Short Hills, N. J.r J, M. Barnes t)f
Philadelphia and Louis Tellier of Ca
noe Brook, N. J., former French
champion, tied with scores of 146
Jerome Travers led the amateurs,
getting 148 for fourth position. Wal
ter Hagen, present champion, took
151, a stroke less than Chick Evans
required. Ouimet lagged four strokes
back of the Chicagoan.
Joe Welling and Ad Wolgast have
been matched to box ten rounds in
Benton Harbor, July 5.
The Carroll boxing bill died in the
Illinois legislature yesterday. Its de
mise caused little grief.
Alexander Squair, western and
state tennis champion, was defeated
in the Chicago city championship
tournament by H. C. Gifford. 6-4, 6-3.
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Percy The father of the girl that
I am going to marry thinks she is
marrying a blockhead, but she isn't
Cutie Why, tee, hee, are you go
ing to break the engagement?
Boy Scouts, Grand Army men and'
school children participating in flag
raising exercises in Scoville sq.. Oak
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