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less, they had an iron-clad assurance
from the weather man that nary a
fleecy cloud would float by all after
noon. Charley Herzog of the Reds was
hot about yesterday's postponement.
Charley feels he has the North Siders
on the run and wants to take advan
tage of it
Joe Tinker, however, was elated.
A dopble-header will be played Satur
day and by that time Joe is hoping
to have Heine Zim in the lineup. The
latter's bum shoulder is recovering
Ban Johnson, boss of the American
league, is on the warpath. Having
exploded his little kick against Clark
Griffith for not pitching Walter John
son on "Ed Walsh day," Ban has dis
covered something new to shout
This time Ban comes out against
the habit of managers in pulling out
pitchers as soon as a few successive
, hits are made off them. He says the
fans are kicking that it spoils inter
est in the game and destroys the box
men's confidence. He's going to try
to have a rule passed against it.
The Cleveland Indians braced
themselves yesterday and remained
in first place by scoring four runs in
the eighth inning against the Tigers.
Up until this round the jungle crew
seemed to have the game and first
place tucked away.
Connie Mack's boys broke their
long losing streak by defeating
Washington in the first game of .yes
terday's doubleheader. Elmer Myers;
Mack's recruit sensation, turned the
trick. However, the Athletics dropped
the second game.
Brooklyn showed yesterday they
. can certainly fight when they're in a
hole. With the loss of first place
staring them in the face, Robinson's
band went out and licked the Phillies
in both games of a double-header. In
the first game Pfeffer gave the Phil
lies only two "blows.
The Boston Braves made it three
put of four against the Giants. Nehf,
Brave youngster, pitched a great
game. Evers stole home as part of
a triple steal
Bill Hinchman of the Pirates got
four hits in as many times at bat
against the Cardinals yesterday.
Southpaw Willie Mitchell has been
sold to the Tigers by Cleveland.
George Harter, veteran catcher,
dropped dead at his home in Quincy,
Heine Wagner, former captain of
Boston Red Sox, has lost his job as
manager of Hartford Eastern league
Bob Gardner is leading the field in
the third annual amateur champion
ship tourney of the Chicago District
Golf ass'n at Midlothian.
Caroline Painter of Midlothian de
feated Mrs. F. S. Colburn of Glen
View at South Shore golf course.
Jimmy Travers and Freddie Enck
fought a six-round draw near Aurora
Billy Miske of St Paul knocked
out Jack Hubbard of Philadelphia in
the ninth round in New York. Miske
knocked' Hubbard down eight times
before putting him to sleep.
Jess1 Willard has been ovrered $45,
000 for a fight with Fred Fulton in
Minneapolis on Labor day.
Holy Family, leaders of the south
west division of the N. C. A. A. plays'
Holy Trinity at St Ignatius grounds,
12th and Blue Island, Sunday. Re
gan, Geraghty or Gallagher will
heave for Holy Family, while O'Con--nell
will serve 'em up for Holy Trin
ity. Scheduled games in the South
west division Sunday are: Jacques
Cartier vs. Notre Dame and Holy An
gels vs. Flood A. C. Epiphany plays
a double-header with St Adelbert on
Jack Dillon, who is training for his
scrap with Frank Moran, lets all fight
fans in free of charge at his training,
camp. This is against all circus rules
Fred Anderson, star of the Giants'
curving corps, is one hurler who may