Philadelphians. Alexander, able to
pitch, three games in a short series,
is responsible for this difference in
betting. But it is doubtful if even
Alexander can do three games and
be as strong in thethird one as in
the first. ""
And Carrigan has the best pitch
ing staff any American league entry
has boasted since Fielder Jones won
a pennant and a -world's title for the
White Sox. Bender and. Plank were
able workmen, but they were no bet
ter than Shore, Foster, Ruth, Leon
ard and Wood. -.For Plank was us
ually only a one-game pitcher and
Bender could not stand a heavy job
The Chicago city council adopted
a resolution asking Mayor Thompson
to urge the Red Sox and Phils to
meet the Whales in a series for the
world's title. The mayor will succeed
about the time we all get seats in
the street cars going home from
Thursday nighfthe Whale athletes
will give a ball to President Weegh
man at Arcadia hall on the North
Side, and some special attractions are
promised. T-his is all the ball that
will be the portion of the Federal
league until next year.
Red Sox lost two, Leonard and
Foster pitching. Markle and Cald
well held the champions. Barry was
back at second base.
Harper passed eight, but was good
enough to beat Macks. Washington
Pfeffer had little trouble with the
Phils and Dodgers copped against
McQuillan. Daubert poled a double
Giants slid to last place, losing two
to Braves. Tyler and Rudolph pitched
well. Giant errors were frequent
Andre Anderson,' a Chicagoan, de
butting in New York,' sweetly
trimmed Jim Johnson in nine rounds.
Johnson was battered all over the
ring and the referee stopped the mill
to save him punishment Johnson
was floored in the third andlrom then
to the finish Anderson easily had the
advantage. Gunboat Smith outpoint
ed Al Reich in the same ring.
Willie Beecher and Milburn Saylor
fought 12 round to draw at Akron, O.
Joe Capron defeated Charley Mo
rin, 50 to 45, in the Interstate Three
Cushion league. Capron had high
run of 8.
Dan O'Leary will hold a ten-mile
walking race Sunday at Irish Gaelic
park, Kedzie av. and 46th st A gold W'
watch will be the first prize and five
other trophies will be.awarded. Men
of all ages are eligible to compete.
Entries can be made with Dan
O'Leary, 619 S. 5th av.
THE THING TO DO .
. "Now, George, if you are in this
hotel and it catches fire, vou know
what to do."
''Yes keep cool."
Your difficulties are frequently the
spectacles through which others see
Melancholia is. a mental disease
caused by letting your troubles strad
dle your -neck. - .. ' A
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