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I the game, has something of a make
shift club, but it is gingery, full of
pepper and is inspired by the pres
ence of Tris Speaker, who has in
jected some of his own fire and de
termination into the entire squad. It
doesn't seem to be a-pennant winner,
or even a one-two-three"club, but it
will cause much commotion through
out the American league before the
Jimmy Archer is still an expert de
fensive catcher, he will bat stoutly
against the class of pitching op
posed to him in the National league,
but Jim is not as fast on his feet as
he once was, and this cost the Cubs
one run and possimy tne game yes
terday against Pittsburgh. The Cubs
were manufacturing a rally in the
second, two doubles having been
clouted, one by Archer. Jim tried to
score from second on a single by
Yerkes, but was shot dead at the
The Archer of two years ago would
have scored without great difficulty.
Jimmy Lavender .was again a
seven-inning pitcher, a failing which
has been notable in the past Jim, 1
however, would have scored a win
if his mates had been able to hit in
the pinches. The two Cub runs
came on a pair of bunched doubles
and a single and triple, good for a
couple of runs any time.
Outside of these mechanical tallies
there was nothing doing for the
Again this season the eastern end
of the National league looks to be
1 from this section of the country will
j have to speed up when the seaboard
fellows arrive next weeK ior me nrsc
invasion. Brooklyn, Phillies and
Braves are all playing good ball, well
balanced in every department. Even
the despised Giants are not as soft
as they seem. McGraw is losing a
flock of games by one run and just
a trifle more pitching strength will
make his club a formidable aggregation.
Dell held Phillies to three hits and
his mates bunched four off McQuil
lan to win. Robinson's club is play
ing good ball, the pitching being bet
ter than any he has received since
taking charge of the team.
Christy Mathewson started his
17th season with a defeat, Kauff'a er
ror spilling the beans in the 10th.
Matty was off to a bad start in the
first inning, but tightened and 4 )
pitched fine ball. He is by no means
Red. Ames pitched good ball
against Cincinnati, but St Louis er
rors in the ninth lost the game. Her
zog used three pitchers.
Walter Johnson fanned seven and
allowed six hits, Washington easily
winning from Macks. Sheehan is
sued nine passes. Foster hit a triple
Dutch Leonard was there again,
holding Yankees to two hits. Cald
well was wild and was hit hard by
Janvrin, Hobby and Barry.
Browns finally broke losing streak,
beating Tigers in 13th when Sisler
singled. Jennings has a patched up
team with Bush out of the game and
is having trouble. He used four
pitchers and Jones three. Heilman
bagged two doubles and a single.
Pitcher Ritter has been released by
the New York Giants.
Shortstop Walter Keating ha9
begn turned back to the Cubs by St.
Joseph. Keating was making good,
hut St Joe could not pay for him.
Another minor berth will be found
for the youngster.
Butler Bros. 3, Maroons 3.
St. Philip 16, St. Procopius 3.
Calumet 10, Tilden 5.
Wendell Phillips 5, St Ignatius 4
Wisconsin 2, Belolt 0.
De La Salle 7, Cathedral 5.
Syracuse 3, Michigan 0.
Englewood 11, Parker 2.
August Kieckhefer defeated Pierre
Maupome, St Louis, 50 to 43, in a
game of the Interstate Three-Cushion
Billiard league. Charles Mc