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he got himself into several holes, he
took them calmly aud pitched him
self out of them like a veteran. In
cidentally, the Sox upset another,
southpaw yesterday in the person of
the venerable Eddie Plank. He last
ed five innings.
Charley Weeghman took advan
tage of the rest yesterday to spike
the yarn that Frank Schulte might
be traded to the Boston Braves.
Nothing doing as far as the veteran
is concerned, according to Charley.
There is still a possibility of trade
with Boston that might bring the
Cubs an infielder, preferably Johnny
Evers, but the North Side owner
doesn't intend to sacrifice his clean
up hitter to get him.
Alex McCarthy and Eddie Mulli
gan, in spite of the latter's "on ag'in,
off ag'in" playing, are showing a lot
of class around the middle of the in
field. Their playing is an argument
against giving up too much to secure
The Phillies placed themselves
within four points of the top of the
National league by yesterday double
win over Brooklyn. The Quaker boys
have set out to prove they were not
fluke champions last season.
Anderson had the Boston Braves
eating out of his hand in the first of
the double-header between the
Giants and Boston yesterday and the
Giants earned a split The ex-Fed
is showing a lot of class for McGraw
The Cleveland Indians are" still
slumping. Lowdermilk could do
nothing with the Tigers. Lee Fohl is
trying desperately to brace the slip
ping Clevelanders. He has the alibi
that his pitching staff is not in shape.
Paddy Baumann, Yanks' utility
man, made five hits in as many times
at bat yesterday against Boston.
Connie Mack sprang another col
lege athlete in Washington. Lester
Lanning, ex-Wesleyan star, came up
as a pinch hitter and fouled to Henry.
Harvard won the first game of the
series with YpJe yesterday by a. score ,
of 5 to 2. A military parade before
the game was a feature.
Many golf stars, including Bob
Gardner and Warren Wood, are in
the 100 entries for the amateur tour
nament to be held at Midlothian to
morrow and Friday.
Bernard C. Hallstrom, star lllini
fullback, must join the artillery men
now being mobilized for prospective
service in Mexico.
He has given up his title of ama
teur champion heavyweight boxer of
William J. L'Heureux
the world to enter the professional
"What I want is quick action,"
says L'Heureux. "If I am to be
whipped I would rather that Jess Wil
lard would do it than some second
or third rater. I'll never be a dub
fighter. The day I find out I'm not
cut out for a champion I'll begin
looking for a job."
Harry Payne Whitney's 2-year-old
colt, Tumbler, won Youthful stakes,
feature of Metropolitan Jockey club
card at Jamaica.
Minneapolis and St Paul promot
ers are still after Jess Willard for a
scrap with Fred Fulton. They are
also trying, to land Freddie Welsh tot