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the 3,4,45-yard course in -the" second
The world's record for quarter
ounce accuracy casting was tied at
the South Shore Country club fair
wh'en B. K Pearson scored 99 6-10.
G. G. Chatt with a mark of 99 10-15
barely missed a new record for dry
bait casting. Competition was good,
in spite of strong wind.
William M. Johnson and Clarence
Griffin, national doubles title holders,
took an exhibition tennis match from
Maurice McLoughlin and Irving
Wright, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2, in St Louis.
Miss Molla Bjurstedt took two sets
from Alice Prendergast, a local star.
Jake Schaefer and Welker Coch
ran paired last night in their second
match of new style cue play. Schaef
er ran off with the match 400 to 279.
A lack of knowledge of the rules
hindered Cochran's work.
In the Interstate Three-Cushion
league John Moore took his first
game from William Kalthoff, 50 to
31. His high run was five.
A three-masted schooner to be used
for naval training by the Sportsman's
club has been procured by Pres. Jas.
A. Pugh from Edward Hines, the lum
ber merchant. Drill in the use of
periscope, wireless and range findersi
will be givenf'youthful aspirants.
We haven't heard much of Bob
Zuppke yet this fall, but a good guess
is that around Thanksgiving the
names of Moran and Carrisran will
belong to the dead languages while I
Zuppke and Haughtomwill be the big
Connie Mack didn't do.'imuch this
year nothing except uncover about
a hundred ball players no one ever
heard of before. But who's betting
they won't be heard of again!
You just can't keep that Cobb fam
ily down. Woman named Cobb won
a tennis championship at Cleveland
the other day,
Now they're pulling it against Billy
Sunday that he used to go to sleep,
on the bases. Well, maybe he did,
but they, can't.accuse him of. being.
1 caught off the sack in this day and
There are a lot of near Cobbs in
this old baseball world, but
There's only one Tyrus Raymond
and he's playing for Detroit
There's Bob Bescher, a few years
ago hailed as the Cobb of the Nation
al league. Bob still is a good player,
but he's not a Cobb. Ty has left
Bob so far behind in stealing bases,
the one department of the game in
which Bescher seemed to rank with
Cobb, that there no longer is any
comparison between them.
In His own league Ty has found it
easy to distance Zeb Milan, , Eddie
Collins and Joe Jackson. Tris Speak
er is giving Ty a battle, but for all
around brilliance and results Tris still
is a long way from classing with the
Fritz Maisel perhaps can run as
fast as Cobb and slide as well, but he
doesn't steal the bases like Tyrus.
George Sisler, who's doing all kinds
of fancy stunts for the St Louis
Browns, is the latest "second Cobb."
But will Sisler go on year after
year being a leader in all the offensive
departments of the game, as Ty has
done? Only yme will tell, but he
won.'t deserve the "second Cobb"
handle until he does.
WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
Petrograd says German troops lured
into Russian Poland by Gen. Rennen
kampff have suffered, a, great defeat
Przemysl is declared about to capit
ulate. Reporting on the sinking of three
cruisers by a German U boat, the
British admiralty calls attention to'
the violation of orders by two of them
in going to the rescue of the one first fc
British ship Indian Prince sunk by
the German Kronprinz 'Wilhelm off t
- German press charges Belgians?
with using churches-as arsenals. f