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that he intends to stick to the prom
ise made to him at Cincinnati last
Joe Tinker is in favor of a no
limit rule. With Fischer out of com
mission and Mike Doolan a little
weather off, he can appreciate what
'a 21-limit rule might do to him.
"Old Man" Lajoie is. still crowning
'em. Yesterday he made a homer
with a man on base.
Pres. Tener has disallowed the
protest of the Pirates against a deci
sion of Umpire Byron in a game
against St Louis, April 20.
Paul Cobb, brother of the mighty
Ty, was not fast enough for Terre
Haute and has been released.
Alexander the Great seemed in
midseason form yesterday and stood
the Braves on their heads.
"Lefty" Russell, who once cost
Connie Mack $12,000, is now playing
first base for Baltimore.
Tom McCuire, former Chi-Fed, is
now pitching for the Illinois Tool Co.
Pat Page's Maroons trounced the
Western Electrics, 3' to 1.
Hal Chase, rejected by the Amerfc
can league, was the bright star of the
Reds' victory over the Cards.
Paul DesJardien, former Maroon,
has signed to play with the Arions.
Jack Ness, Sox castoff, aided But
ler Bros, in trouncing Northwestern
"U," 5 to 0.
Frank Gotch forced to quit circus
owing to illness. Has lost 30 pounds
, in last few weeks.
Wm. Demetral is a confident cuss.
He says he is going to throw Joe
Stecher at the Coliseum tomorrow
Benny Leonard, who whipped
Freddie Welch, has signed to fight
Johnny Dundee within the next three
Ernie Koob, Brown pitcher, is ill
Ad Wolgast beat Willie Gradwell in
six rounds at Detroit last night
Judge Sabath has been elected
president of the new Masonic golf or
ganization known as the MysticfGolf ,
ass'n. Big tournament will be held
Matt Brock beat Kid Julian of New
York in 10 rounds at Cincinnati.
Joe- Stecher beat Henry Ordeman
in straight falls at Minneapolis.
Charlie White is going to box Mil
burn Saylor in 10 rounds at Cincin
nati, May 25.
Twenty-seVen cars entered in auto
classic at Indianapolis speedway,
Chicago Railroad league will open
season May 6.
Armour Institute and Lake Forest
Academy played 11-inning 2-2 tie.
Lake Forest Firsts and Loyola
played 8-8 tie.
Downers Grove "high school beat
Blue Island, 9 to 8.
St Patrick's Cubs beat Cathedral
minums, 14 to 2. Kett of the former
team fanned 16.
Freddie Welch proved a better tan
go dancer than Freddie Maguire at
Harrisburg, Pa., last night and got
the six-round decision.
Fred Fulton wants to fight Jess
'Willard at St Paul or Minneapolis,
SENATORS DESERVE CREDIT
Washington, May 4. Special credit
should be given Senator Miles Poin
dexter of Washington for his part in
forcing the senate to print the find
ings of the industrial relations com
mission. It was Poindexter who
fought the dilatory opposition of Sen
ator Hoke Smith of Georgia and
forced a vote in the senate. On the
rollcall vote the senate did not dare
refuse the printing of these findings.
In the house Nolan of Cal., Keating
of Colo., Casey of Pa., London of
N. Y. and Tavenner of HI. deserve
Mother Miss Scroggins is going
now, Willie; come and kiss her
Willie I'm awfully busy just now,
mother; let father do it -Puck.