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diate penny. They are content to
leave with the American league the
davantage that outfit gains frqm the
William Wrigley, Jr., has acquired
more stock Jn the Cubs. It is un
derstood his latest acquisition in
creases his holdings by $15,000, but'
the name o'f the seller is withheld.
American league owners and man
agers are dropping in for the league
meeting, which convenes Thursday.
Clark Griffith was the first arrival.
. Tom Need ham, old Cub catcher,
win manage in e wane 01 tne interna
tional league next season. The Jer
syites will be renamed the Speed
boys. Nick Altrock, former Sox pitcher,'
present Washington comedian, is a
'good actor. Nick' admits it without
argument. His skit is doing, tne
towns niear Chicago and .will be
brought here within a short time.
Vernon Ayau, star shortstop .of
the Honolulu Chinese team, has been
signed by Seattle. He is the first
Chinese athlete to get into organized
Fritz S,hiverick, Chicagoan, has
been elected captain of the 1917 Cor
nell football tearn.
Johnny Kilbane, featherweight
.champion, won ah easy 12-round vic
tory over Alvie Miller at Youngs
town, O. Miller covered up most of
Champion Jqss Willard, and Man
ager Tom Jones last night an
nounced the champion's intention to
finance and appear -m a big atnletlc
carnival next week either at the Coli-1
seum or Dexter Park .pavilion, 'the
entire proceeds of which will be de
voted to providing Christmas cheer
for the poor families of Chicago.
Washington! Federal tradS com'n
investigating high cost of news print
paper waffto interrogate paper-makers
at hearing today.
Washington. Third merchant
for trans-Atlantic service being built
in Germany. )
GRIPS" OF THE'GlREAT
The success of Miss Alexa Stirling,
woman golf champion, is due to a
large extent to her mastery of iron
shots. This is how Miss Stirling
grips her midiron.
Erie, Pa. Because of advance in
cost of print paper, fternoon news
papers here today increased sale
price from 1 to 2 cents.
Washington. War dep't refuses
plea of . Central Congregational
church or Brooklyn to let their pas
tor, Rev. Dr. S. P. Cadman, quit his
job as chaplain on the border. y
Washington. Physicians of fed
eral public health service ordered not
to prescribe use of heroin, no mat
ter what the sickness. Believe its
jnedicinal use creates drug -fiends.