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clubs, while Moran has had compar
tively easy sailing because of this,
the American league entry -will, ba"r
ring unforseen events, go into the
series a favorite, if for no other rea
son. All of a sudden the Cub home run
swatters disappeared and the Bruins
were trampled into the second divi
sion by the Reds. Pittsburgh con
tributed to the Cubs' downfall when
they took a contest down in St Louis
and stepped back into first division.
The West Side boys have only three
games in which to get back the lead.
They will have to hop along in a
live fashion to save Chicago from
disgrace this year.
The Peru Grays of the Hoosier
state played some good ball when
they stacked up against the Hose.
The South Siders were fortunate to
get away with a 2-1 game, aided and
abetted by E. Collins, who drove in
Football coaches hustled today to
put the finishing touches on their hu
man machines. For tomorrow off
comes the football lid in the west and
every big nine team, with the excep
tion of our Maroons, will open in a
Northwestern meets Lake Forest in
Evanston and pigskin fans have their
ears turned toward the north. For
this game will give dopesters a line
on the Methodists.
Chicago U, there is a faint rumor,
will have a man or two out to watch,
the game. The Maroon and Purple
meet in a week and the far-north
team is conceded a good chance.
They will not go in the game as fa
vorites, but then a good fight is ex
pected. r Another championship changed
.hands yesterday when Wm. Huey of
'our fair city took the three-cushion
title from George Moore of New York.
The score of their contest, played in
three blocks of 50 each, laid 150 to
138 when the last ball was rolled.
Huey first gained fame when he
finished second in the spring cham
pionship tournament in the Inter
Ocean building, which made Moore
the world's cue leader.
Wm. N. Johnson took a 6-1 set
from Maurice McLoughlin in the
Kansas City exhibition contests.
Chilly weather made the Davis cup
champion show poorly.
Midseason form is showing in
bowling circles. The Weilands rolled
a 916 average to take a game from
the Hi Class team in the Bryn Mawr
league. Birk Bros, gathered in a
straight series from the Capper &
Cappers and the Crescents won twice
from the Lincolns.