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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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games against the Anierican league
champions. And the dopesters figure
that only in this event have the Na
tionals a fighting chance.
But, and this should be empha
sized, Alexander, though a "wonderful
pitcher, in all his careem-has never
faced such a team aB the Red Sox.
The National league does not boast
their countepart, and hasn't for three
or four years. The Philly star will go
against a club that possesses not only
a healthy mechanical punch, but
.knows how to employ it.
There is the usual ticket scandal
that attends -world's series games,
and there may follow the usual prom
ises of investigation. But that won't
appease Philadelphians who have
supported the team for years and now
find themselves unable to get tickets
to the games.
The Whales will play the Cunthers
at Federal league pajkjSunday. Eddie
Stack, former Cub, will pitch against
the Fed champs.
Larry Doyle, Giant second base
man, by making four hitsi yesterday
against Boston, finished at! the top of
the National league batsmen, accord
ing to unofficial averages.
Harry F. Grant, twice winner of
the Vanderbilt cup race, and one of
the foremost American auto drivers,
died at New York as the result of
burns received Sept 28, when his car
took fire at the Sheephead Bay
speedway. In the BOO-mile race on
the Chicago speedway Grant drove
the entire distance without a stop,
setting a record.
Johnny Kilbane is threatened with
suspension by the Wisconsin boxing
commission. He must explain the
victory Ritchie Mitchell scored over
him, and also answer charges that he
did practically no training for the
Officials of the Western Skating
as'n are asking the South Park
board to install an ice skating pond
in Grant park.
Young Herman the Canadian 142
pounder, makes his bow to a Chicago
audience in a private bout tonight
with Tommy O'TooL The show will
be put on by the West Side A. C. and
is billed for ten rounds. Herman is
under the management of Jimmy Kil
roy, the North Side manager.
Along with a number of other
events the championship of the Bel
gianiAmerican Cycling club will be
staged tomorrow afternoon at the
Riverview velodrome. All star riders M
of the club will be in the title race.
NO PHFLLY ON CLUB HALF DOZEN
One thing in which the Phil club
is odd is that not a single player has
been with the club six years.
The veteran of the lot'is Fred Lu
derus. He has been a Phil five and a
ialf years, being secured from the.
Cubs. George McQuillen was with
the Phils in 1907, but went to other
teams, not returning until this year.
Dodey Paskert is the next veteran
to Luderus, going to the club from
Cincinnati in 1914.
YJOU ARE ENTITLEDTO EAT 86
POUNDS OF SUGAR A YEAR
Do you eat 86 pounds of sugar a
If you don't you're not getting your
share, for the bureau of foreign and
domestic commerce, department of
commerce, has calculated that the
consumption of sugar in the United
States is 8,630,000,000 pounds, or 86
per capita. More than one-fifth of
the 40,000,000,000 pounds of sugar
that represent the world's production
last year was consumed in the United
SKATING IN GRANT PARK
Commodore James Pugh, head of a
the Sportsmen's club, -visited the W
South Park commissioners yesterday
and made them promise to flood the
degressions in Grant park for skating
The Sportsmen's club will stage
some international skating racpi