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.open fiye-game series. Sox have a
game and a half lead and can stay
ahead by winning two.
Eddie Murphy, outfielder, was pur
chased by Comiskey from the Ath
letics, to he used as lead-off man.
Tinker and his Whales are at last
home, after one of the most success
ful months a ball club ever enjoyed.
By rushing the opposition viciously
i the North Siders, in a trifle over three
weeks, have jumped from sixth place
to a comparatively secure hold on the
top rung of the Gilmore ladder.
Black pitched against St. Louis
yesterday and showed he is ready for
a whirl at regular duty. He allowed
five hits In eight innings.
Two games with Brooklyn today
inaugurated the home stand.
In the next few days anything can
happen to the Cubs. Including the
double-header this afternoon they
have five games with the leading
Phillies, and the series will mean
tough going. Moran has Alexander
in shape to use in two of the five
games, the Sunday break making this
possible. And Rixey, Demaree and'
Mayer has been consistent winners
recently, more effective than the ma
jority of pitchers the Cubs have found
diffiicult to solve.
x Going into this fight Bresnahan is
by no means sure of his pitchers and
will be glad to win two games.
Hughes pitcher last eight innings
of 15-inning game for Braves and al
lowed Pirates one single. Adams was
effective after relieving Mamaux in
eighth. Schmidt got four hits and
Evers, Magee and Moran three each.
By whipping Cincinnati Brooklyn
made its record 15 won, one tied and
.two lost since the team went home in
p last place June 30. Appleton and Dell
puzzled the Reds. O'Mara's batting
was a winning factor.
Walter Johnson finally had an easy
game, Washington hitting Brown
pitchers hard. Moeller batted three
Buffalo was outbatted, but nosed
Pittsburgh in ninth-inning rally.
NICK CULLOPS BRINGS KANSAS
CITY FEDS UP
The astonishing success of the
Kansas City Feds this season has
been due, more than to anything else,
to the remarkable pitching of a corps
of men classed as second raters when
the season started. Nick Cullop, who
was rated low at Cleveland and slated
for the minors, has pitched remark
able ball and is now classed as" one of
The teacher sent the son of a New
burgh politician before the school
master for a serious misdemeanor.
"Young man," said the schoolmas
ter, as he gazed severely at the youth,
"do you know that you are a candi
date for a severe whipping?"
"Yes, sir," replied the boy, "and I
hope 111 be defeated." Newburgh
DO YOU INHALE?
Indeed, Clarice, I think it's shocking
That you should smoke like this;
(Believe me, truly, I'm not mocking)
I'd like to be that cigarette,