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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 26, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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Ing "winning run for Cards. Phils
couldn't hold early lead, errors up
Brooklyn put through a deal that
may insure a pennant for- the Dodg
ers, trading Catcher Lew McCarty to
the Giants for First Baseman Fred
Merkle. Robinson was badly in
need of a first baseman, as Daubert
may be out for the remainder of the
season. Merkle is in luck to go from
a second position team to a shot at
the world -series coin. McCarty is
. the white slave in this case.
Terry Thomas, Jimmy Kilroy's
middleweight, knocked out Kid Ma-
honey in the sixth round of a fast
bout Kilroy and his star are now on
their way to Fargo, S. D., where they
have a fight carded with Young
Frankie Callahan outfought Ad
Wolgast in ten rounds at New York.
The Brooklyn man took the advan
tage in the last two rounds. Wolgast
made a game battle.
Mrs. Frank C. Letts, Cincinnati,
won the women's western, golf
championship, defeating Miss Laurie
Kaiser of Chicago, 3 and l,xat Grand
Jim Jeffries, former heavyweight
champ, may lose his right arm. It
has become infected following a cut
on the hand.
John Pep and his brother, F. Pep,
mixed things on the St. Louis golf
links the other day. A lively two
come was had by all.
CANTWELL ADMITS "JOY RIDE"
BUT DENIES GIRL'S CHARGE
A. S. Cantwell, insurance adjuster,
r.dmitted yesterday he- had taken
Florence Jacobsen for a "joy ride,"
but denied the girl's charge that he
had forced his attentions on her after
"stalling" his car on a lonely road
near the "House That Jack Built"
The girl repeated her charges in
Judge Rafferty's court yesterday, but
the case was continued until Aug. 28
because Cantwell failed to appear in
court. The latter said the. girl flirt-1
r ed with, him ,at Madison and Kedzia
and he invited her to' take a ride.
WILSON SAVES COUPLE FROM
i BEING DEPORTED
Mrs. Sarah Schimelson . and her
daughter, Esther, 16, will not be sent
back to war-torn Poland, the scene
of their greatest unhappiness. The
two were to be sent back because
they had no money when they landed
in New. York Aug. 5 and the govern
ment feared they would become
"public charges." But an hour be
fore the ship that was to take them
back sailed a telegram from Presi
dent Wilson came and they will be
allowed to remain in the new world.
Chicago friends of the family urged
Wilson to take such action. Mrs.
Schimelson's husband was shot to
death in Suwalk, Poland, shortly
after the war began, when Cossacks
discovered he had been selling bread
ROBERTSON HALTED IN FIGHT
ON LAKE BOATS
The fight on filthy lake boats from
which slop is thrown into the water
near the shore where bathers paddle
and splash was stopped for a time
when Dr. John D. Robertson, health
com'r, was told by the corporation
'counsel's office he couldn't intern
An opinion from Ettelson yester
day warned Robertson that the city
could not interfere with the boats.
He can sue the owners, however.
This step is expected.
The boats named by Robertson as
violators of the law requiring tanks
to carry the slop are the Mackinac,
United Shores, Mineral City, John
Dewar and the Favorite.
Mechanic street extension is a one
way street That is, any vehicle may
now move only in one direction at a
time. In fact, vehicles hereafter will
move in two directions at one time.
New Rochelle (N. Y.) Standard.