Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
games with Washington in four days,
while Cleveland is contesting with
the Mackmen. The Sox assignment
is a hard one, while the Indians have
Four victories over the "Athletics
for the Sox is prophetic of what will
happen when Connie brings his crew
here the later part of this month for
eight games in four days.
Willie Mitchell is pitching.good ball
for Detroit and that improves tne
chances of Jennings' team. Ill luck
still pursues the Yanks. Cullop col
lapsed on the slab yesterday and
Caldwell was hit by batted ball, both
being put out of the game. Cullop,
Donovan's southpaw reliance, will be
on the bench for ten days, having
strained a tendon.
Ruth's triple and good pitching
sent Red Sox to second place, one
game- from the lead. A year ago yes
terday the Red Sox went Into first
place and were never headed.
Speaker's error gave Washington
two runs and win over Cleveland.
Gould, a youngster, pitched good ball
for the Indians.
Mangers McGraw and Huggins
were canned by the umpires while
the Cards were hammering Perritt
and beating Giants. Robertson hit
triple and homer. Miller hit double
and two singles.
Reds hit Brave pitchers hard, Groh
getting triple and double.
Frank Gotch, world's champion
wrestler, snapped his left- leg in an
exhibition match at Kenosha, his op
ponent being Bob Managoff of Chi
cago. Managoff is acting as trainer
for the champion, who is traveling
with a circus.
Joe Welling, Chicago lightweight,
defeated Walter Butler in 12 rounds
at Boston. Welling forced the fight
ing all the way and marked his op
ponent Yesterday's races at Hawthorne
should prove a big boost 'to the re
vival of the game in Chicago. Three
of the races were of the best ever
seen, hereabouts. In the sixth race
the horses were so bunched together
that it was a big job tj tell which
The third and fourth race were also
spectacular. In the latter race, the
Hawthorne handicap, Frsnkie Mur
phy, Derby winner, riding Casey
Jones, looked as though he had first
place tucked away, only to see Wil
hite, Huffaker and Grover Hughes
pass him at the finish. '
The sixth race was won by Just
Red, with George Roesch, Marjorie
D. and Charles Francis close behind
him. In this race Frankie Murphy
set the pace again, only to lose it on
the home stretch. In the third race
Murphy had his first dose of tough
luck on Mary H. He showed the
way all the way around the track,
only to lose out to Beauty Shop.
Murphy seems to underestimate the
Hawthorne home stretch, one of the
longest in the country.
The attendance yesterday was
much better than on Monday and the
promoters were tickled at the -dandy
races. They are growing optimistic
over racing's chances in Chicago. It
it not likely, however, that Chicago
will see any more racing this sum
mer after Hawthorne closes, but
there is a grand chance of at least
a meeting of about 30 days next year
if all goes well at Tom Carey's track.
The feature of today's card is the
Iron Mask Memorial handicap of six
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
July 19, 1700. The people of Kas
kaskia repulsed an attack by a large
band of Indians, who were incited by :
the English. -
BITS OF NEWS ;
'City will pay for land affected by
12th st. widening about Aug. 25. -
Commissioner Moorhouse wants
municipal band for municipal pier. 'r
Berwyn council grants right to
build "L" through city.
Theatrical people forming nation
wide Woodrow Wilson laague,