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Two More Records Lowered to Show Saratoga's Track Fastest in the Country
Polymelian Shortens
Time for 6 Furlongs
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Lacework Clips Two-fifths
of a Second From Mark
for Shorter Distance
By W. J. Macbeth
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y?, Aug. 2.
f?W. R. Coe's Polymelian, the four
year-old son of Folymelius, in whose
thoroughbred veins ran a rich strain
of English blood, helped save a ioitic
what ordinary racing card this second
day of Saratoga's summer racing meet.
Folymelian simply galloped through six
furlongs to a new track record of
1:10 3-5 for the distance.
It should not take long for Saratoga
to establish its claim to possession of
the fastest track in the country, a
claim already conceded by practically
all of the horsemen of consequence af?
ter watching the competitions of the
two days. The noble Polymelian was
rot the only equine to smash a mark
this afternoon. Lacework, which won
the* opening event, at five furlongs, un?
der a stiff drive, clipped two-fifths of a
second off the old mark when the two
year-old filly hoofed it from start to
finish in the remarkable time of
0:59 3-5.
Creditable as was the performance of
Lacework, the victory nevertheless was
more or less of a fluke, as will be shown
just a bit later on. Had the race been
truly run Nan Knoehr, the favorite,
and not Lacework, should have had the
honor of the new record, and said rec?
ord probably would have been just a
trifle tougher one for the future to
shoot at.
Polymelian'-* Victory Is Genuine
There was no element of fluke in
connection with Polymelian's win. The
only pity in connection with the run?
ning of this event was that the English
colt had no stiffer oppposition. He
went the distance without an effort. He
won as easily as the great Roamer took
the opening day's feature at a mile and '
a quarter, and had he been crowded
might easily have cut away further
fractional seconds, just as Roamer also
might have done. Like Roamer, Poly?
melian scored his triumph with the
least sign of urging, but, unlike
Roamer, he made his own pace, leading
all the way and finishing eased up for
more than the last sixteenth.
Here is Polymelian's fractional time
for the respective furlongs: 12 1-5,
23, 34 2-5, 46 1-5, 57 4-5, 1:10 3-5. Age
and weight considered, this was prob-1
ably the best race ever run anywhere
for the distance. Polymelian shoul- j
dered the heavy impost of 129 pounds,;
and without apparent effort, despite a !
lack of racing incentive in the matter
of real competition or without being |
extended at any time through the long
stretch, spun out the record breaking
performance announced. This thrill?
ing sprint shattered the best previous
time shown at Saratoga, a mark that
had stood since August 3, 1914, when
E, P. Cooney's three-year-old Punch
Bowl stepped in 1:11 flat.
Near? World's Record
Polymelian's performance this after?
noon not only discounted that earlier
effort of Punch Bowl over the same
course, but proved one of the most
creditable performances for the dis?
tance in the history of the turf. It
was thought for a time that it was
a new world's record around the turns
until the oracle of Saratoga pulled the
books. It then transpired that Iron ;
Mask, under the colors of Jeff Living?
ston, some time back in 1914, at the
winter meeting in Juarez, had sprinted
six furlongs around the turns in the
most astonishing time of 1:09 3-5.
But Iron Mask was six years old at
the time and carried only 116 pounds.
"Which is something else again from a
run by a four-year-old with 129 pounds
on his back.
This third race in question, which
made the public forget an apparent
cheapness to the day's racing, was
just a breeze for Polymelian. Fair
brother handled his mount as well as
could be asked. But from the start it
was only a question of the boy sitting
on the colt's back. Whether it was to
the credit of the colt or the rider, the
fact remains that Polymelian was ex?
cellently rated all the way. The odds
on favorite had so much speed that he
breezed away from the others before
the end of a furlong and had opened
up the gap of a length and a half.
George Starr Tries in Vain
Wilfred Viau's George Starr raced
himself out trying to catch that will o'
the wisp in front. Try as he would,
Starr could not cut down the length
and a half advantage that the pace?
maker carried to the head of the
stretch. That advantage was never
even threatened. George Starr faltered
after half a mile of killing effort, and
barely lasted long enough to save show
money from Hollister, which hung onto
him grimly from start to finish.
There was one in this race which
finished second and which will bear
watching next time out?none other
than Willis Sharpe Kilmer's Sunbriar,
which won much fame as a two-year-old
in 1917. After such a race as he ran
with 124 pounds to-day Sunbriar is
liable to be dangerous in any company.
Willie Knapp came like a bullet through
the stretch with the good three-year
old, and cinched the place from the fast
tiring George otarr. But when he ?aw
Folymelian was not to be headed,
Knapp,?too, eabed his mount through
the last seventy-five yards.
Nan Knoehr Poorly Ridden
Now, getting back to Lacework's rec?
ord-breaking performance of the open?
ing event: It seems somewhat of a pity
to question the victory of a thorough?
bred that runs in record time. But the
fact remains that Lacework never would
have won had Tommy Waac not carried
Nan Knoehr away wide at the stretch
turn.
Tommy Waac, which showed a world
of early speed, was about to be col?
lared by the favorite when he went
wide. The circumstance gave McAtee
an opportunity to come through on the
rail with Lacework, an opportunity, by
the way, of which McAtee is seldom in
the habit of availing himself. He
couldn't very well have overlooked
this opening. There was room for a
couple of wagonloads of hay to come
through abreast. Lacework was able
to ?av<- three or four lengths at the
hrast calculation.
Jockey Preece Is Outridden
The necond day proved pleasing
enough for the disciples of form. No
Jess than four favorite? scored, al?
though all of them were at odds-on.
And ?Nan Knoehr should also have won
i/i the bargain. Really, the only favor
itt to disappoint was You Need, in the
fourth race. This one was beuten by
Flyaway, or, rather, little Godfrey
Preece wan Otttr??dan by Joe Byrrii'.
Shannon River, odds-on favorite,
finatty managed to win a steeplechase
jif.re. f.'f.ualJy this one fallu some
ehtra or other along the stiff course.
The black gelding made the pace to
j suit himself^ fenced well and won just
i about as he pleased. Haynes's ride on
j King Simon was anything but im
; pressive. An impression was given
? that the chesnut gelding was out only
j for exercise.
Two Run Like Goats
Marion Goosby was so much better
than Wood Thrush and Royal that she
should have been 1 to 100, instead of
1 to 2. Wood Thrush and Royal ran
like a couple of goats.
Canso had about as easy a time
j again in the mile event which closed
i the day. Lyke raced Lucky Lady into
I submission in the first quarter, then
j drew away to a lead that suited him
and won just as he pleased.
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The week-end visitors to-morrow
should be cntcratined by a racing card ,
of exceptional merit. The $10,000
United States Hotel Stakes for two
year-olds at six furlongs has attacted
i fourteen of the best juveniles in train?
ing. Five high class three-year-olds
j will contest the Kenner Stakes, at a
l mile and three-sixteenths. The Ball
I ston Steeplechase and three overnight
events, all of which are Well filled,
will complete the card.
John E. Madden will auction a num
I ber of his yearlings in the paddock
I to-morrow afternoon previous to the
I first race. Madden has donated two
i of these youngsters to be auctioned
! for war charities. The proceeds from
1 the sale of one will go to "The .Sun"
Tobacco Fund and of another to Clark
Griffith's Bat. and Ball Fund.
Saratoga Entries
FIRST HACE?Two-year-olds; conditions; flT* tut
longs.
? Sea Rock .....1151 402 Finn? Boh .115
~ Chrs Ho!t/?rs ..112 3.r.7 El Coronet.109
226? Tuscaloosa _112 402 Kiss Again.112
? Hannibal .122 (222) Polygon .112
2S7? Lion d'Or.115 405 Mart's Glng*m. .108
? Mr)? Princess... 105 ?- In the Sun.112
8?53? Be Frank.109 2(16 Mormon Elder... 109
75 War Rocket... .1091 ? Rliaje3 .106
? Brush Beauty.. 112 405 Rallbtrd .109
?57 Stickling .1061 ? Rodger? ..1109
SECONT) RACE?The Ballston; three-year-olds and
upward: ?te^e-pl-echase; handicap; about two miles.
? Outlaw .1471 401' Bet .142
274 Creat Hill.182 212 Robert Oliver.. .146
492? Dramaturge ...1481
THIRD RACE?The United Stales Hotel Stakee;
i two-year-olrts; six furlongs.
? 269" War Pennant.. U2| (Ml) Chasnotir .119
i(231) Dunboyne .130(275) TorenU* .104
405? Cerlnus .112; 275? I?!fln Quean-127
402 High Time.125 ? Billy Kelly _127
i 231? Eternal .1151 402 Sir Barton _113
? Ginger .115 ? Koutledge .112
?0 Lad's Lore.115l 402 My Friend .116
FOt'RTH RACE?The Kenner; tliree-year-olda; one
mllo and three-alxteenths.
(988) Tipety Witchet,123| ? Exterminator ...1J
361 Becount .119 ? Free Cutler.126
(361) Enfilade .114]
FIFTH KA-CE~Four-year-olds and upward; eril
lng, one mile and a furlong.
400 Home S't Home.1211 359 '?Col. Marchm't.112
380 The Cock .107 - Solid Bock .107
? Ben Hampton. .1091 -- Mme. Herrmann, lot
SIXTH RACE?For mares; three-year-olds ?and up?
ward; conditions; six furlongs.
288 Battle .116! ? Vira America. ..116
400 Bluo Paradise, 106 244 fcalYenra .113
(3X4) Dorcas .116! 259? B'berry Ca'dle. .-11
360 Ima Frank.119 36 Pasamena .100
132J Jyntee .110! ? Smoky Lamp_106
? Memories II_103 (244) L. (?ertrude_106
; 224 Irene .100| ? Melus .110
| 'Apprentie? allowance claimed.
Senators Pile Up Hits
And Blank Tigers
DETROIT, Aug. 2. ?Washington
bunched hits in three innings to-day
and defeated Detroit, 5 to 0. In the
eighth five hits were grouped for three
runs.
The score:
W.ASJHNGTON (A. ?L.) I DETROIT (A. L.)
ab r h o a el ab r h o a e
Shotto?. If.. 5 0 1 0 0-0 Bush, w. 4 0 0 2 11
Foster, 3b.. 5 1 1 2 0 OlVltt. 3b. 3 0 112 0
Judge, lb.. 5 2 1 11 ?.0 Cobb, of. S 0 o .1 0 0
Milan, cf.. 4 2 3 i ?3 OiVcach, If.... 4 0 0 3 10
Schult* rf? 4 O 1 10 o! Karanagh. lb -4 0 3 8 1 0
Shank*. 2b. 3 0 2 8 4 0?Walker, rf... 10 0 10 0
Lavan, sa... 4 0 3 4 5 liCun'ham. rf. 2 0 110 0
Alnsrnlth. o 4 0 1 2 1 olCoffey, 2b.... 4 0 0 2 1 1
U.Harper, p 4 0 0 0 2 oKStanage, c... 4 0 1 S 4 0
I Dau38, p_ 2 0 0 110
?Spencer_ 3 0 0 0 0 0
I?G. Harper.. 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals..38 5 13 "26 12 l| Total? ....320627112
i ?G. i;.arper ont. l?t by batt*d bail.
tBatled for Dauss In eighth innui?.
JR-an for Spetii*er in eighth Inning.
Washington . 0 t 0 1 0 0 0 3 0-5
'Detroit . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0?0
Two-base hit?Kavanagh. Three-base hits?
I Schulte, Ainsinitli, Judge. Stol?en bases?Milan,
I Foster, Judge.. Double plays? Veaclk ard Stanagc?
I Laran and Judge. Left on base??? Washington, 7;
; Detroit, 8. First base on errors?Washington, z;
?? Detroit. 1. Bas-ss on bails?H. Harper, 3; Dauss,
; 1. Hits?Danas, 13 in 3 innings. Struck out?
Dauss, 2; H. Harper, 2; Hall, 1. Losing pitcher?.
'. Dauss.
?Three American League
Pilots Played for Pirates
It is a queer fact that Pittsburgh,
a National League stronghold, should
I have supplied three American League
| clubs with managers. Connie Mack
caught for the Pirates for several
seasons, Lee Fohl caught one game
for them and Jimmy Burke, who is
the new boss of the Browns, played
in the Smoky City part of one season
and all of another. Burke was with the
Pirates in 1901 and 1902.
Fielder Jones's successor has moved
around a lot. Probably the first Amer?
ican League club owner who saw Burke
pastime was Harry Frazce of the Red
Sox, for Burke made his start in Peo?
r?a, of the Western Association, in
1897, Peor?a being Frazee's home town.
Maranville in Bay Ridge
"Rabbit" Maranville, the former Bos?
ton Braves star, and his sailor ball
playera from the U. S. S. Pennsylvania
will meet the Crescent Athletic Club
"Oaseball team at the latter's Bay Ridge
grounds this afternoon. The sailors
will find the Crescent nine a tough
proposition, as they have defeated many
service combinations this Beason.
Wright Holds
Yanks to 4 Hits
AndBrownsWin
Mogridge Pitches Well in
All Save One
inning
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2.?The fine pitch- j
ing of Wright, who held the Yankees j
to four hits, gave the Browns victory
in the first game of the series played
to-day. The score was 3 to 2. A home
run by Ray Caldwell with Baker on !
base were the only runs made by the
Huggins men.
Mogridge was on the mound for the
Yanks, and save for one inning George
acquitted himself well. This fatal ;
lapse came in the second, when the j
Browns made two of their three tallies.
After TJemmitt had flied to Gilhooley
Hendryx doubled to right. Gedeon <
sent a skyscraper to Caldwell, but old 1
Jimmy Austin spoiled everything by
his hit to right, which scored Hendryx. j
Jimmy scooted to third on Lamar's ?
wild throw to the plate. A passed ball
completed, the journey home for j
Austin.
in the seventh inning, the Browns
got after Mogridge again and another
run was the result. Austin doubled to j
right for an opener and counted on
Wright's safe blow to the same terri?
tory.
Stop Short of Victory
The Yankees made their spurt In the
eighth, which Home Run Baker started
with a double to left-centre. Caldwell
smashed the ball into the right-field
bleachers, and both men walked across
the rubber. It was an auspicious be?
ginning, but none of the following
Yankee batters could keep up the good
work. Jacque3 Fournier, an ex-White
Sox, who played his first game for the
Yanks at the initial sack, was an easy
out, Gedeon to Sisler. Ward popped a
foul to Sisler and Walters was thrown
out by Maisel. i
Ham Hyatt appeared in his old-time
r?le of pinch-hitter in the ninth, when
he swung instead of Mogridge. Ham
shot a safety past first and Peckin
paugh was drafted to run for the
cumbersome Hyatt. Gilhooley sacri?
ficed Peck along to second, but Lamar
was tossed out by Gedeon, and Pratt
put the period on the proceedings by
flying to Tobin.
Beaten by ex-Yankees
An odd feature of the game was the
fact that two former Yankees scored
: all the runs made by the Browns.
| Austin made two and Hendryx account
J ed for the other. Furthermore, of the
I six hits made off Mogridge, Fritz
i Maisel, another cx-Yan, got one; Hen?
dryx one and Austin two.
The score:
NEW YORK (A. IO I ST. LOUIS (A. L.J
ab r li o a ?1 ab r h o a e
Gilhooley. If 3 0 0 2 0 1 Tobin. If.... 4 0 1 3 ft 0
Liuuar. <*f... 4 0 0 2 Q O'MaJse!. 3b.. 3 0 1 0 4 0
Pratt, 'ib.... 4 0 0 13 0. Sisler, lb.... 4 0 0 10 2 0
Bakor, 3b... 3 11110: Demraltt. rf 400 310
Caldwell, rf. S 1 2 ?4 0 0| Hendryx, cf 2 1 1 2 0 0
Fouruler. lb. 3 0 0 ft 1 0 Gedeon, 2b.. 8 0 0 2 5 0
Ward, sa_ 3 0 0 14 01 Austin, si... 8 2 2 10 0
Walters, c.. 8 0 0 8 0 OINun'aker. O. 3 0 0 B0?
Mogridge, p. 2 0 0 11 0] Wright, p... 8 0 1 10 0
?Uyatt _ 1 0 1 0 0 ftl
tPedrinpaS'h 0 0 0 0 0 0'
Totals ..29 2 4 24 10 11 Totals ...?? 8 6 27 12 0
?-. e
?Batted for Mogridge in filnth Inning.
tRan for Hyatt In ninth inning.
Now York . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0?2
8t. Louis . 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 I?3
Two-base httA?Caldwell. Hendryx. Baker, Aus?
tin. Home run?CaJdwolL Sacrifice hit,?Gil?
hooley. Double ploy? Pratt, Ward and Founiler.
Left on base??New York. 1; St. Louis, 4. Bas?e
ou balls?Off Mogridjje, 2. Struck out?By Moj
ridee. 2: Wright, 3. Wild pitch?M?oijrtd?*:o.
Indians Drive
Mays From Box;
Beat Red Sox
CLEVELAND, Aug. 2.?Cleveland :
made all of its six hits and its two
passes count for runs to-day and de?
feated Boston, G to 3, driving Mays
from the box in five innings. Covel
eskie was effective most of the way,
but Boston made five of its six hits
figure in the scoring. These two teams \
will play a doubleheader Sunday and I
rest Monday.
The score:
BOSTON (A. L.) I CTJJVmjLND
al? r h o a e abrh lit
Hooper, rf... 3 0 0 10 0 Graney. If... 400 200
Sheaii, 2b... 4 0 0 12 0k*hapraan, u. 3 3 2 2 3 0?
Strunk, cf... 3 1 0 5 0 OiRiieakcr, cf.. 3 2 2 2 0 0
Ruth, If. 4 0 2 2 0 01 Roth, rf. 401 200
Molnnla, lb. 4 12 7 0 01 Wood. 2b.... 8 0 0 4 3 0
Scott, ?s_ 4 0 12 1 0>Johji8bon, lb 3 0 0 12 0 0
CochraB. Sb. 4 0 0 0 2 0 Turner. 3h.. 8 0 0 0 S I? I
Scliang. c.... 3 1 0 B 0 0 O'NeUl, p.... 3 0 0 2 10 1
Mays, p. 2 0 10 2 1 i Coreleakle, p 3 1 1 14 0
Kimiey, p... 2 0 0 10 0
Totals _33 3 6 24 7 l| Totals _29 0 6 27 14 0
Boston . 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1?3
Cleveland . 2 0 2 o 2 o 0 0 i?G
Two-base hit??Mclmiis. Speaker. Stolen base
Speakor. Sacrifice fly?Wood. Left on basfs?Bos?
ton, 6; Cleveland, 2. Banes on balls? Oit Mays.
2: off Covelrskle, 3. Hits?Off Mays, 0 in 5 in?
nings. Struck out,?By Mays, 1; by Ktnnoy, 2;
by OoToleskle, 2. Wild pitch?Mays, 2. Losing
pitcher?Mays.
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New York A. C. to Hold
Important Games To-day !
What is looked upon as the most ?
important set of track and field Rames
arranged by the New York Athletic
Club in its weekly series is scheduled
for Travers Island this afternoon. Five
events are scheduled, with the one
mile run and ?140-yard run standing out
as the most promising races of the day.
World Ser?es by Aug. 20
May Be Final Verdict
i
National League Sends Drey
fuss to Represent It at
Confab in Cleveland
The National League baseball season I
will end not later than September 2, j
and immediately after that date the
winning club will meet the victor in
the American League race, providing an
agreement can be reached for such a
?erles with the rival major organiza?
tion.
These were the decisions reached at
a special meeting of the National
League ?magnate* held in this city early
last evening. Furthermore, Barney
Dreyfuss, president of the Pittsburgh
Club, was appointed a committee of ]
one to attend the gathering of the I
American league officials at Cleveland j
to-day. I
It will be the purpose of Dreyfuss
to effect a satisfactory rearrangement
of the schedules of both leagues, so
that a world scries may be possible.
Dreyfuss was endowed with full power
to present the views of the National
League at the Cleveland confab.
The National League authorities are
not .unwilling to have the pennant race
end before September 2, which would
mean the starting of the world series
on or about August 28, providing prey
fuss, its representative, after confer?
ring with the American League men,
decides this to be the proper course to
follow.
Ban Johnson, in a statement issued
last night in Chicago, took the stand
that he would not consent to staging
the world series after September 1,
and started for the Cleveland confer?
ence with the backing of six of the
eight clubs in th? American League.
The supposition is that the National
League, as represented by Ureyfuss,
will acquiesce in this plan, which would
call for the closing of the regular sea?
son on August 17 and the starting of
the world series on or about August 20,
GEORGE TYLER, one of those "Leftys," had almost as much
fun with the Giants yesterday as Jim Vaughn enjoyed on
the preceding day. Tyler ?allowed the McGraw men five hits
as against Vaughn's one, but George had a better margin of runs to
work on than Jim possessed. These two "Leftys" have just about
squelched the Giants' aspirations for another pennant.
Racing Summaries
Saratoga, Second Day, August 2
WEATHER CLEAR; TRACK FAST
40fi FIRST RACE.?Claiming; for two-year-olds; $000 added. Fife furlongs. At post two minutes;
^uw oil at. 3:08. Start good. Won driving; place samo. Time, 0:59%. Winner, eh. f., by Tracery
??Mani?la, Owner, W. K. Coe. Trainer, W. H, Karrl-ck._ _
i'ost ,-Betting
Index. Starter. Wt. ?'os. B?L - % \j _J4_ Fin,_ Jock?5y._Open. High. Close. Plac?._
"lb!) Lacework'-..TTTlO.** I "~3 ' 3% S'~ 2? ]n McAtee."" 5 10 8 3
(...IS)'?Nan Knoehr.1W> 2 I 2? 2? l'/i 2" Byrne .S-5 8-5 11-10 2-5
275 Ambassador 111 ... 88 6 ?J 4" 4l ;.- 31 Picece. 4 6 0 6-2 6-5
875 1'lurenzi .104% 4 7 7* 7' 4? 4? Ensor. 20 20 12 5 6-2
? Tommywao. .104 3 2 l> lV? .".? 6? Wakott. ?77 5-2 6-,V
381? Dahinda .10?! 7, 5 (Ia ?8? ?a B3 Walls. t? 7 6 2 7-10 |
82 Rosagine .10.1 7 6 5l 614 " '? 7:? Callahan. 13 20 15 0 3
? J'Arrive .104 S," 8 8 8 8 8 Constantin??... 20 _40 40 15_ 6?
Lacework. well up throughout, took the lead In tlie last furlong and drew out. Nan Knoehr looked j
like the winner in tho strolch, but tired. Ambassador III finished strong. Plurenzl closed a big gap.
40*7 SECO??D RACE.--Steeplechase; for four-year-olds and upward; $000 ?added. About two miles.
At post one minute; off at 3:31. Start good. Won easily; place same. Time, 4:32',*. Win?
ner, hlk. g.. by Black Pick?Tentero, Owner, Captain HalJPsrr._Trainer, W. Garth.
I'ost ,-Jetting-s
Inder. Starter. \VL l'oB. St._% 1 1% Fin._ Jockey._Open._Hlgh. Close. Place^J?h.
(2741" Shannon River _?45 3 1 l5 1? l1 1? Allen .._7-10 3-4 11-20 .? ?
?JPb? King Simon .14.1 2 2 2* 2? 2"* 2" Ilayue? _ 8-5 7-2 1G-5 3-5 ?
?? Meshach .?. ..143_1_3 _3 __3_3_3_Biuli ._t>_7_t,_1_?
Shannon River made all the pace and never left the rei'ilt In doubt, king Klmon always was second
best.
408 T*II!vI> RACE.?For three-year-olds end upward; $?00 added. SU furlongs. At post ?three
minutes; OTT at 4:09. Start good. Won easily; place driving. Time, 1:10%. Winner, cb. c.
by Polymelus? Paaqulta, Owner, W. R. Co?. Trainer, W. II. Karrick.
-Bettlng
Ir.dex. Starter. "**_ _Wt._Poe. St_Va _Vt_?>'?_ I'ln._Jockey._Open. Ulgh.J.'looe.Place^h. ]
258" Polymelian ..121? 8 1 1?% Ia" 1? V Falrbrothrf ..4-5 9-?0 4-5 1-3 ? ?
88 Sunbriar .124 3 7 5' 4= 4? 2l> Knapp. 10 12 10 4 2
17:;3 G-eorge Starr .107 2 .'. 2?> 2> 2' 8% Kummer. ? 9 9 3 ?8-5
800a II oll ister .123 7 2 3? S? 3h 4? Blixto'n.'.. 4 5 0-2 T-5 3-5
?Ml' I>r. Johnson .110 4 (1 6? 5> 4h ,6' Arabwe. 6 8 8 8-2 4-5
? Ultima Tlmle .117 5 3 4?* ?* 6? 6? i'nrmelly. 20 25 25 ?8 4
259? Uayherry Candle . .11* 1 4 7'-? 7" 72? 7?? Mergler. 20 25 25 8 4
? Bachelor's Bliss ...111 0 8 8 S 8 8 Murphy .10j 100 100 80 12
Polymelian outran tho field all the way. Sunbriar finished with a rush and took second place
In tho final strides. George Starr tired chasing the winner. Dr. Johnson got a slow break.
409 ?OUR1*H RACE?Soiling; for two year-olds; J600 artd??-d. Fivo and a half furlongs. At post ?
two minutes; ofr at 4:3.".. Start go-od. Won easily; placa same. Time. 1:0?. Winner, eh. f.,
by King William?Wlld_ Wing?. Own-er, Merton L. Schwart?._Tralnor, J. W. ?May.
Post ~SS??^ITB?tt?nc^
Index. Starter._Wt._Pos._St.__?4 _ JA __'.? Fin._Jockey._Open.Htgn. ?Close. Place. SU. !
370? Flyaway .110 5 1 1'% VA l?? 1? Byrne". ...... 2 8 3 " 4-5 ' "l-3 '
858? Youneed .107 4 4 2' 2* 2* 2? Preeco .0-5 7-5 9-10 1-3 ?1
260 Poultney .113 1 2 4a 81 .1? ?3? Robinson. 8 8 8 5-2 1
? Vesper Hour .105 3 ? ?' 4" 4" 4' Collins. 12 15 15 5 2
347 Over tho Top.107 2 3 6? .Va 6" I,? Callahan. 6 7 7 2 1
__? Cimiers .100 ?_ 5_8_ 8_ji_6 _Bernard . ...100 100 100 20_8
Flyaway rare<l Vouneed Into submission, then drew out, to win easily. Youneed moved up strong
at Uio stretch tum. but weakened after getting to tho leader. Poulney had no opposition for third.
410 FIFTH BACK.?Claiming; for three-year-olds and upward; $(*oo added. One mile and an eighth. :
^*v At post m?o minute; off al 5:00. Start good. Won easily; place samo. Time, 1:52%. Win?
ner, hr, g . by Maralhon -I'hecnle Flc'~*~
Hettlng
Indei^ Starter. _Wt._Pos._Sk_?4_'A_1 Fin._Jockey,_Open.Jllgh. Close. ri?ro._ Sh.
3Sa? Marlon Go?sby ....113 2 ? 1? 1*" 1? l? Simpson ....2-5 1-2 9-20 ? ' ?
?13 W-ood thrush .100 1 3 3 3 3 2" Smith. 4 4 16-5 3-5 ?
_? ?Royal. .100_3 2_8'% 2'_2"_8 _ Preeco. 6^ _ 10 10 7-5
Marlon Goosby was under wraps ail tho way. Woodthrush was an easy second.
411 8rxTn RACE?For maidens three years old and upward; J?00 added. One mile. At poet one
minute; off at 5:27. Start, good. Won easily; placo driving. Time, 1:38%. Winner, br. c,
by I?emberg- -Wife of Bath. Owner, Commander J. K. I?. Ross. Trainer, H. G, Bedwell.
Brttlpg
Indeg. Starter. __Wt._Pos._St_??_%_T4 _F*ln._ Jockey._Open. High Close. Place. Sh.
? Canso.115 3 2 2% 1? 1? 1? Ljk? .7-10 7-1? 1-3" ?
3S0 Puts and Calls-115 2 4 5 5 5 1:? I'arrlngton. .. 4 ? ? 4-5 1 -;'
'? Lucky Kay .115 5 8 1? 2< 2? 3' Connelly. 8 10 10 fl-2 4-5
135 S5?ilth .115 4 5 4a 4' 3h 4 ' ?-4 Huxton. 5 7 6 T-5 1-2
350 Wlngoltl .110 1 1 3" 3h 4'% 5 Hell. 20 30 30_8 2
Canso went into the lead at the end of a haif mile, then drew "away. Puts and Calla beg.au
?lowly, but closed with a rush in tho stretch. Lucky Day tired.
McGraw Sends Smith
To Help the Dodgers
John McGraw came to the aid of
Wilbert Robinson yesterday, when he
sent George Smith, a pitcher, to the
Brooklyn team. It is likely that
Smith will finish the season with the
Dodgers. Smith was wanted also by
the St. Louis Cardinals.
The badly crippled Brooklyn team is
likely any day to lose three of its
pitchers?Rube Marquard, Don Grimes
and Harry Heitman, all of whom have
joined the navy. Smith will be a valu?
able acquisition to the Dodgers and
bis twirling is sure to improve under
the tutelage of Robinson.
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Bobby Jones Lowers
Ekwanok Golf Record
MANCHESTER, Vt., Aug. 2.?Bobby
Jones, of Atlanta, in playing his fare?
well round of a three-day visit at
Ekwanok Country Club, established a
record for the course with a card of
71, four strokes better than the pre?
vious record, which was held by Max?
well R. Marston.
Jones played from the hack teen and
holed all his putts. He was paired
with James L. Taylor, of Garden City,
against Perry Adair, of Atlanta, and
the senior champion, W. E. Truesdell,
of (?arden City, and the match was
won by 5 up and \ to play. The curds
were :
Out .8 ft 4 4 4 8 6 6 3?37
In .4 S 4 i 4 4 6 4 4- 34 71
_- - --? , ? - ? : --i
Italian Sports Union
To Hold Games To-day
A large and interesting list of en?
tries has been made for the great sport
carnival of the Uniono Sportiva Itali?
ana at Celtic Park, Laurel Hill, Long
Island, this afternoon for the benefit
of the Italian war sufferers. Three
open events are on the card.
Many prominent star athletes and
recently crowned junior champions will
compete in the trio of events. Besides
the running of the 300-yard run, 1,000
yard run and the two-milo run, there
will also be a 10-mile Italian bicycle
championship, in which will compete
Gus Lang, leader in points for the 1918
national amateur championship; Jerry
Nunziata, well known flat floor rider
and the favorite for the championship;
A. Attardi, well known floor rider; Jo?
Palmier, one-mile national champion
and Nelson Johnson, 10-mile unpacec
record holder.
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Willard Asked to Fight
Dempsey for War Benefit
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 2.-Tom An
drews, tight promoter, to-night wire?
,If*ss Willard asking him whether h?
would agree to meet Jack Dampsey a
the Auditorium here any time this fall
the entire receipts of the bout to go t?
the war fund, leas actual expenses
Dempsey, Andrews declared, airead;
hui accepted the offer.
I
Dodgers Defeat
Matty's Reds;
Get Fifth Place '
Are Now Only One Game
Behind Phillies?Double
Bill To-day
The lowly Dodgers moved up in the j
world yesterday, taking fifth place in j
the league race from the Cincinnati
Reds in the "coocial series" at Ebbets
Field, by virtue of a 2-to-l victory over j
Christy Mathewson's minions. Brook- j
lyn is now only one ?game behind Phil- J
adelphia and fourth place.
Opportune hitting, coupled with a j
fine exhibition of twirling by Larry
Cheney, piled the double defeat of the
Reds on top of their loss yesterday.
Cheney sorted out only ?ve scattered
hits among the visitors and it was his
own temporary wildness in the seventh
that gave Cincinnati its only run. Cin?
cinnati found considerable trouble in
solving Cheney's curves. Three of the
hits came after two were out.
Cheney was faced on the mound by
Jimmy Ring, a protege of the sandlots
of Brooklyn during his schoolboy days '
not many years ago. Ring had many
followers in the stands who rooted for
him and victory and his exhibition
would have won many a game How
ever, he was the cause of his own j
downfall, as he passed Daubert with
the bases filled in the seventh frame,
forcing home the winning run. Both j
Roush and Wingo collected doubles for
Cincinnati, but in each instance they :
gathered these extra base wallops with
two down.
Dodgers Field Splendidly
Not. an unimportant factor was the
splendid fielding which the Dodgers
continue to display. Doolan and
O'Mara stood in the breach on several
occasions, while Hy Myers, on the run,
pulled down two long drives. Lee !
Magee. at second base, intercepted sev
eral hard smashes among his nine '
cleanly handled chances. "Lena"
Blackburne again mussed up two of
his three opportunities.
Zach Wheat added to his consistent
hitting. He boosted his record to
twenty-one successive games in which
he has poled out hits. He took two !
off Ring. This total of Wheat's!
equals the season's record made by
Eddie Foster early in the year and is
only two games behind Ross Young, of
the Giants.
A home run by Jake Daubert gave
Brooklyn its first run in the third.
After Lee Magee had tossed out both j
Johnston and Olson, Daubert hit to the ?
score board and was safe at home by a j
big margin. The winning tally in the !
seventh developed when Cheney, after i
two out, singled to centre. Johnston ?
hit safely to right and Olson beat out
a hit to Cueto, filling the bases. Ring!
passed Daubert, forcing home the win- j
ning tally.
Battery Errors Net Run
Battery errors in the upper half of
the seventh netted Cincinnati its only ?
run. Cheney hit Neale, the first bat?
ter, with a pitched ball, and after Grif
fith had flied out, Cueto singled. A i
passed ball advanced both runners.
Cheney let go a wild pitch, on which ',
Neale scored from third. Doolan
threw out Wingo, and Ring, with a sec
ond chance in front of him to win the
game, struck out again.
A double bill is scheduled for this
afternoon between the same teams, the ,
opener starting at 1:30 o'clock.
The score:
CINCINNATr (N. L) ! BROOKLYN IN. L.)
ah r h o a el ab r U o a e I
Groh. 3b- 4 0 1 1 ?I 0 Johnston, rf.. 101200
L Magee. 2b .'5 0 0 4 6 0- Olson, ss. 4 0 12 10,
Rousch. cf.. 4 0 2 3 0 O'DaiilxTt, lb.. 1119 0 0?
Chase, lb_ 3 0 0 S 1 olZ. Wheat, If. 4 0 2 2 0 0.
Neale, If_ 3 10 10 0 Mvers, of_ 4 0 0 4 0 0
Grimtli, rf,. 3 0 0 2 0 0[(>'Mara. 3b... 4 0 I 1 2 0 ;
Blaokb'ne. ?310010 2?I)cv>l??n, 2b... 400040'
Cuoto. so.... 3 0 1 1 1 o! Miller, c. 3 0 17 10 1
Wingo, c-3 0 13 1 01 Cheney, p_ 2 110 10 1
Ring, p. S 0 0 0 0 0|
Totals ..*:..31 1 5 24 0 2| Total? .30 2 S 27 t> 0 !
Cincinnati . 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0?1
Brooklyn . 0 0 1 0?0 0 1 0 i~2 ]
Two-base hits?Rousch, Wingo, Home run? '
Pauhert.. Sacrifice hits?Cheney, L. Mago??. Don- -
ble play?L Mag?? and Chase. Left on bases? ?
Cincinnati. 6; Brooklyn. 8. Kirnt, baso on errors?
Brooklyn, 2. Bases on balls? Ring, 3: Cheney, 1.
Hit by pitcher?By Cheney (Neale). Struck out?? '.
Ring, 2: Cheney, 7. Wild pitch?Cheney. Passed
ball?Miller.
Big Sports Meet Planned
Here for Labor Day
A track and field carnival, similar
to that conducted by this city on the
Fourth of July, is planned by the ofli- ,
cials of the Metropolitan Association
of the A. A. U. in the interest of the
children on Labor Day. The project
will be promoted by the local amateur
officials in conjunction with the United
States Children's Bureau and the
Women's Committee of the Council of
National Defence.
The sports will be part of the pro- '
gramme of the national children's play
week, which is scheduled to begin
September 1. Besides the races on
the track and competitions in the field ;
there will be appropriate events for?
boys and ginls. Efforts are being made
to have a carnival of sports for the :
children in every playground in the
city.
Tommy Milton Enters
Speedway Sweepstakes
Tommy Milton, who until a recheck
was the winner of the Harkness Han
dica-i on June 1, is the first of the star
automobile drivers to be heard from in
connection with the 525,000 Interna?
tional Sweepstakes, to be held at the
Sheepshead Bay Speedway Saturday af?
ternoon, August 17. Milton had not
been invited, but last night wired from
Providence requesting that his entry
be accepted.
Invitations to compete have been ex?
tended to Ralph De Palma, Arthur Du
ray, Louis Chevrolet, Dario Resta and
Ralph Mulford. None of these cham?
pion pilots has been head from yet, but
the management expects to hear from
all shortly, as the entries close Au?
gust 10.
Standing of Major League Clubs
NATIONAL LEAGUE
GAMES TO-DAY
Chicago at New York (two).
Cincinnati at Brooklyn (two).
Pittsburgh at Boston.
St. Louis at Philadelphia
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Chicago, 11; New York, 1.
Brooklyn, 2; Cincinnati, 1.
St. Louis, 2; Philadelphia, 1.
Boston, 4; Pittsburgh, 2.
STANDING OF TEAMS
W. L, Pct.i W. L. Pet
Chic'go 62 .12. .660 Rr'klyn. 42 50 .457
N.York 57 38 .600 tMn'nati 41 50.151
Pittsh 19 14 .?27?Boston. 42 54 .437
Phila.. 43 ?4!? .467LSt. L'uis 40 59 .404
AMERICAN LEAGUE
GAMES TO-DAY
New York at St. Louis.
Boston at Cleveland.
Philadelphia at Chicago,
Washington at Detroit.
YESTERDAYS RESULTS
St. Louis, 3; New York, 2.
Washington, 5: Detroit, 0.
Cleveland, fi; Boston, 5.
Philadelphia at Chicago
(rain).
STANDING OF TEAMS
W.L.Pct.1 W.L.Prt
Boston. 59 3S .608'Civcago 44 49 .473
Cloved 55 43 .561 Detroit. 43 53 .44?
Wasb'n 51 45 .531 St. I/u?*Ls 42 52 .447
N. York 48 45 .516lPhlla... 37 56 .398
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Cubs Make a FarceT
Of Giants' Defence
Players Crowd
Course in Deal
Golf Tourney!
The players competing in the invita?
tion golf tournament of the Deal Golf
Ciub for the benefit of the Army Ath?
letic Fund had another ideal day at the
seaside yesterday for their favorite
sport. Seven sixteens qualified, making ]
a cumbersome field to handle, for in ad?
dition to the seven sixteens playing
their first and second rounds the seven
beaten eights played their first round.
An amusing incident of the morning i
round was the playing of the last hole
by E. G. B. Riley, Fox Hills, and F. A.
Gaynor, Apawamis. The result of their |
match depended upon that hole. It is a I
par 1 ole, and all the hard luck at- ]
tached o the hole was divided. Riley
was ,iie more fortunate, and finally won
the hole in 11?12. They were in the I
first sixteen.
The uncertainty of golf was pretty
clearly demonstrated in the second six?
teen, when \Y. E. Donahue, Union
County Country Club, led D. F. Shay,
Baltusrol, by 6 up at the ninth green j
and had to play nineteen holes to win.
J. Henry Haggerty had to play nine?
teen holes to win his match from
Charles H. Leach, as did also Charles A.
Edgerton to defeat John Cavanaugh.
The match between George P. Fergu?
son and Edward M. White went twenty
holes before Ferguson won. The same
was the case with Paul E. Heller, who
beat Edgar ,J. Orme.
The summary:
First sixteen (first round)? W. P. Whitlsch, Jr..
Suburban, heat. Carl W. SchJernn, Glen Ridge, bv 6
up and 3 to play; H. rj, Kavser. I'nion County
Country Club, beat W. M. Van Loan. Fox Hills, by
1 up; r?, W. Kendall. Peal, beat Richard A. Halght.
Princeton, by 4 up and 2 to play; L. Ci. Spindler.
Fox Hills, beat B. G. Fraser. Deal, by 7 up and .*>
to play; Fierro A. Proa!. Deal, beat .1. J. Kennedy.
Atlantic City, by 6 up and S to play; Alfre.l .Na?
than, jr.. Deal, beat, James T. Smith, Deal, hv 7
up and 6 to play; B. G. G. Riley, Fox Hill?, beat
F. A. Gaynor, Apawamis. bv 1 up; John E. Kelly.
Deal, boat E. D. BlocKigood, Cherry Valley, by 3
up and 1 to play.
Second round--H. C. Kayser beat W. F. Whlt
lach by 1 up; P. W. Kendall beat h. G. Spindler
by 1 up; Alfred Nathan, jr., beat Pierre A. Froal
by 1 up In 13 boles; John B. Kelly boat E. G. B.
Riley by 4 up ai'.'l 3 to play.
Beaten eight?*.'. W. SchJernn beat W. M. Van
Loan by 2 up and 1 to play; Richard A. HaJght
beat C. G. Fraser by t? up and 4 to play; 3. J.
Kennedy beat James T. Smith by 1 up in 20 holes;
E. L. Bloodgoud beat F. A. Gaynor by S up and 6
to play.
Second sixteen (first round)?Thomas D. Connjy.
Fox H?ls, won from F. A. Egaji. West End. by
default; Dr. A. T. Halght, Massapequa, won from
Irving G. Knox, Rumson, by default; W. P. Van
Cllef, Rli-hmoml County, beat Harry B. Soloman.
Forest Hills. 5 <ip and 3 to play; J, Stanley Griffin,
Dual, boat Sterling H. Ivisou, Cherry Valley. 2 up.
Austin P. Palmer. Fox Hills, beat C. B. Jones.
Suburban. 3 up and 2 to play; M. Hills Adam?.
Rumson, heat Harry Suydaui. Lakev.ool, :( up and
2 to play: G. Parker Toms. Deal, beat P. M.
Stewart. Dunwoodle, r, up and 4 to play; E. W.
Donohue, I.'non County, beat D. F. Shay, Baltus?
rol, 1 up (19 holes).
Sei-ond round?Dr. A. T. Haight boat Thomaa D?.
Conroy, 3 up and 2 to play: J. S. Griffin beat W.
S. Van Clief, 2 up; M. B. Adams beat A. P.
Palmer, fi up and 5 to play; W. B. Donohue beat
G. P. Toms. 5 UP and 4 to play.
Beaten eight-~I>. A. ETans won from Irring O.
Knox by default; S. H. I vison beat H. B. Soloman,
4 up and 3 to play; C. B. Jones won from Harry
Buydam by default; D. M. Stewart won from D. F.
Shay hy default.
Third sixteen I first round)?Alfred Nathan, Deal.
beat G. W. Lembeck, Deal, 4 up and 3 to p'ay;
R. S. Porter, ShackamBxon, beat George H. Bowler,
Spring Lakes. 2 up; Dr, G. W. Fralirk, Messa
peQua, beat John H Hanley, Areola, 3 up and 2
to play; G. Percy Thomas. Rumson. beat W. T.
Chlsholm, Forest Hill. W up- and 5 to piay; Henry
D. Cashman, Englowood, won from P. J. Bgan.
West End, by default; Samuel Allison, Midland,
beat J. Irving Moraff, Fox Hills, 6 up and 5 to
play; J. F. Adams, Garden City Country Club,
beat B. L Byrne, Fox Hills. 3 up and 1 to play;
Albert E. Allsopp, Forest Hills, beat Macintosh
Kellogg, Deal, 1 up.
Secon round?-R. S. Porter beat Alfred Nathan.
1 up; G. W. Frallek beat G. P. Thompson, t up
and 3 to play; Samuel Allison boat H. I). Cashman.
:: up anil 1 to play; J. T. Adams beat A_ E.
AllM'PP. S up ami 7 to play.
Beaten eight.?G. W. limbeck beat G. IT. Bowley.
2 up; J. H. Hawley won from W. T. Chlsholm by
default; H. I/. Moraff won fr?>ra Philip ,T. Egan
by default ; Macintosh Kellogg beat E. L. Byrne, 4
up and 2 to play.
Fourth sixteen (first round)? Arthur De Young.
Hollywood, heat C. R. Meyer. Deal, 2 up and 1 to
Plav; (liarles A. Su-dam, Deal, boat Herbert W.
Hill. Deal. :'. up an?! 1 to play; John T. Sculley.
Deal, heat Jtnlgo George Larkin, olean, 2 up and
1 to play: J. A. Wilson,- Slwanoy, boat W. G
Armstrong, Suburban, 4 up and 2 to play; Paul
E. H ?lier, Deal, beat Edgar J. Orme, Deal. 1 up
?20 holes); Joseph M. Bvnio, Deal, beat Frederick
Prlng. Deal. 3 up and 1 to plav; H H. Rowtell.
Monmouth, won from Ralph Trier. Fox Hills, by
default; Henry W. Slkes. Wykagyl, beat Ralph H.
Garrison, Monmouth, by 1 up.
Second round?C. A. Suydam beat A. De Young,
4 t:p and :: ?o play; John T. Scully beat J. A
Wilson, 3 up and 2 to plav; Joseph M. Bvme beat
Paul E. Heller. 2 up and 1 to play; H. II. How tell
beat H. W. Slkcs. 1 up (21 holes).
Beaten eight?C. R. Mover 1 at Herbert W. Hill.
1 up; W J. Armstrong beat Judge (?eorgo Dark In.
2 up; F." Pring won from C J. Orme by default,
R. H. Garrison won from Robert Trier by default.
Fifth sixteen (first, round.??Henry McAlcenan.
Deal, boat W. G. ?'armrvly, Slwanoy, !) up and 7 to
play; (????rgo D. Morrow, Deal, beat Warren H.
Smock. Deal, 2 up and 1 to play : Dr. W. S.
Washington, Forest Hill, beat Joseph Paterno,
Deal, 1 up: Ralph N. Schoffey, Glen Ridge, beat
Louis Michaels, Monmouth. 2 up anil 1 to play;
Henry C. Burrows, Monmouth. beat F. H. Birch.
Ardsiey, 2 up and 1 to piny; W. W. Daw. Slwanoy.
belt Henrv Solomon. West End. 2 up and 1 to
play; C \V. Walworth. Greenwich, beat Julian B
lili?;, Deal. 1 up; Ralph Horton, "Deal, won from
Titus C. Bon lies. Spring Hake, by default.
?Second round?Henry McAIrenan beat. George D.
Morrow, 6 up and 4 to play; Ralph N. flcheffey
heat Dr. W. S Washington. ? up and 4 to play:
W. W. Daw beat Henry C. Burrow;. 3 up and 2
to play: Ralph Horton beat W. C. Walworth. 2 up
and 1 to plav.
Beaten eight-- W. H. Smock beat W. E. Carmody,
:: up and 2 to play: Joseph Paterno beat L
Michaels. 1 up (If? holes): H. Solomon beat F. H.
Birch. 2 up; P. C Boulles won from J. H. Hess
by default.
Sixth sixteen (first, round)?,T. C. Pcoblr. Dea!,
beat Joseph Kahn, Deal, by 3 up and 1 to play:
Klv. P. Cornelius, Deal, beat Pari Forsch, Holly?
wood, by 7 up and T. to *p!ay; P. W. Gasque. Dun
wondle. beat G. F. Handel. Glen Ridge, by 3 up
and 2 to play; Charles H. Smith, Baltusrol, beat
James J. Campbell, Atlantic City, by default; W.
W. Peahody. Deal, beat W. H. Packham, Wykagyl.
by 1 up; John F. Caltioun. Deal. b?at George D.
Boschen, Spring Lake, by default; Dennis C. D.
Calaban. Deal, beat James B. Regan. Deal, by ft
up an?l 4 to J)lay; Charles W. Billings. Deal, beat
J. Clarence Davies. Areola, hy 2 up.
Second round?Rev. P. Cornelius beat 3. C. Sco
bee. by 4 up and 3 to play: Charles H. Smith
beat P. W. Casque, by 2 up and 1 to play; W.
W. Peabody heat John F. Calhoun by R up and
t> to play ; Darius O. D. Calaban beat C. W.
Billings, by 2 up
Beaten eight?W. H. Pec.kham won by default
from George D. Bosohen ; Carl Forsch beat Jos?
eph Kaber. bv 2 up; James J. Campbell beat
George U. Handel, by 1 up; J. C. Davies beat
James B. Regan, by 3 up ar.d 2 to play
Seventh sliteeii (first round)?George P. Fergu?
son. Deal, beat Edward M. White, Dunwoodle. hy
1 up In 20 holes; II. E. Exton, Hollywood, beat
Allen Haggertv, Deal, by 1 up: J. Henry Haggerty.
Deal, beat Charles H. Loach. Rumson, by 1 up in :
19 holes; Charles M Hicks. Philadelphia Country
Club, best'John S. Sutphen, Deal, hy 3 up and 2,
to play; Charles A. Edgcrton. Knglewood. beat John !
Cavanaugh. Deal, by 1 up in 19 holes: Frank L.
Bchuffley, Glen Ridge, beat R. A. Strong. Ix>-ust
Point, by 1 up and 1 to play; Joseph Cawthorr.e.
Deal beat Robert A. Young, Slwanoy, by 2 up:
Thomas F. M'-Carthy, Deal, beat A. L. Miller.
MonmoutU. by 1 up.
Romp Around Bases for
Eleven Scores?McGraw
Gets Puny One
By Charles A. Taylor
The chaos in the subway has had ?
frightful effect on the Giants. EVen
the presence of three thousand whit?
garbed sailors and the music of ju&t
about the best band that ever sent it?
strains echoing over the Polo Grounds
were not sufficient inspiration for the
McGraw men to win a game sadly
needed if their hopes of capturing an
other pennant in the National League
are to come true.
The chaos was confined to the Giants.
The inspiration afforded by Unds
Sam's sailors was reaped by the Chi
cago Cuba, who trampled s? hard on
the "Cliff Dwellers" that when the re?
turns were all in it was disclosed that
the Cubs had made nineteen hits for
eleven runs, whereas the Giants hid
banged out a puny five safeties for on.
run, which was a gift pure and simp!?.
The only relief for the disccnsolate
fans was furnished by the presence of
these white garbed a?ors. Their
marching before the contest opened
and their singing after they had been
steered into their seats in the sun back
of third base were the thrill pr?.
ducers. The Giants were the spill pro?
ducers. It was a large afternoon for
the sailors and the Cubs and a mighty
small afternoon for the Giants and
their disciples.
Perritt Opens Fire
Amid the reverberations of a ja?
tune from the sailor band Polonioui
Perritt walked to the mound at the be?
hest of Hank O'Day, and the mimic
battle was on. Flack grounded out to
Doyl", and everybody was happy.
Charley Hollocher, the Cub shortstop!
who leaped to the top rung of fame'in
a day, sounded the -first discordant
note. The sailor band had made no
discords. This Hollocher hit safely to
right, .
Mann popped to Doyle, and -the dis?
cordant note was forgotten until it was
sounded again by the aged Dodo Pas
kert, who tripled to left centre, scoring
Hollocher. Fred Merkle beat out a
teasing grounder to Doyle, which Poll
Perritt tried vainly to field, only to
have the ball escape his glove, Paskert
tallying.
The Cubs reBted from their labors
j in the second, but in the third they
ended the activities of Polonious Per
I ritt by hanging out another run. With
one man out the irrepressible Hoi
' locher singled to centre and stole see
ond, thanks to a wide toss by McCartT
and the speed of the runner. Mann hit
safely to left and Hollocher tallied.
Jawn Relinquishes the Sponge
About 200 of the sailors and ?lohn J.
McGraw threw up the sponge at this
point. The sailors made for the exits
and John J. was asleep on the Giant
bench when his men took their turn at
bat in their half of this samt* third
frame. The fans quit, too, and the
band and the Cubs alone kept on the
; job.
It seems untimely to continue the
story of the agony, but for the benefit
of those who like to know how every?
thing happened it is probably essential
to note that the Cubs picked up st?J
another tally in the fourth at the ex?
pense of Ferdie Schupp, who had suc?
ceeded Perritt in the box. .^fter fan?
ning Merkle, Ferdie was touched fora
two-base hit by Deal, who crossed the
plate when Zimmerman allowed Killi
fer's grounder to roll between his legs.
Heinie received deserved jeers for bis
costly sprawl.
The next chapter of the agony was
the fifth, when two more Weeghroan
hirelings counted. A double by Hol?
locher and a triple by Mann put one
run over, and a wild pitch by Ferdie
Schupp accounted for the other. It
was lovely?the jazz tune the band
played.
Cubs at It Again
In the eighth what few sailors were
left in the sun-kissed stand back of
third staggered along the runways
looking for the nearest approach to
Eighth Avenue or to the steps that
lead over Coog-an's Cliff. Hundreds of
fans joined in the recessional. They
had sufficient reason, for these Windy
City lads got their second wind and
hammered out another pair of runs in
this session at the bat.
Merkle beat out a hit to Zimmer?
man and went to second on Deal!
sacrifice bunt. "Bunions" Zeider land?
ed on one of Ferdie's drops fora single
to left, v/hich scored Merkle, Zeider
taking second on the throw to the
plate." Killifer hit safely to right,
Zeider being held at third. The Cub
catcher was out on an attempted steal
of second. Tyler singled to centre,
Zeider tallying1.
The end Was not yet. In the ninth
the visitors caused Ferdie Schupp to
recall Darwin's "Origin of the Specie*
such a monkev did they make out o?
him. Mann doubled to left. Taskert
singled to right, ?Merkle sent? a two
bagger to left. Deal singled to centre,
Zeider singled to left?all of which
meant three more tallies for the Cub".
The onlv sailors left when the Giants
went to* the bat "for their last Epaam
were the members of the band, whiw
along with the Cubs had "played" well.
Cubs Show Pity
In a spirit of pity the Cubs P?'
mitted the Giants to make one run i&
their section of the final frame. Young
beat out a hit to Merkle and was force"
at second by Fletcher's grounder ?
Hollocher. Zimmerman brought "iouw
over with a single to right. Flock paT'
ing no attention to the fact tn?
Fletcher was on his way to the pi-*?*
And the band played on until tn*
last stragglers of the straggling rem?
nant of fans slouched off the field.
CHICAGO (N. L) 1 NEW YORK (N. W
?h r h o a e ab r h oj*
Flack, rf... 6 0 2 0 0 0 Bun* cf.... J ? ? :,.,
Horcher, a ,1 3 3 4 7 0. Young, if.... 4 ?\ : ! |
Mann, if... 5 2 3 0 0 0 Flotchar. ss.. 4 1 1 ? ;.
l'a.?kert. d. T, 2 2SO D'lK,:?, 2b.... ?} " J ? | j
Merkle, lb.. 4 2 8 11 0 0 Zim'raan, 3b 4 0 1 { *,
Peal
/older. 2b..
Killifer. c..
Tyler, p....
4 ? A 11 (i (i ?film man, ?>?->"?"*, ; ..
4 12 2 1 0 Thorpe, If... ? 2?, ?,
5 12 2 3 0 Kirke. Ib.... \ ? \l\\\
6 0 15 0 0 McCarty. o... - ? J ? It
5 01 0 4 0I*ermt. p.... J JJ !j|
Schupp, p..
Totals. .44 11 19 27 10 0?, Totalj .
Chicago . 2 0 1 1 ! 0 2
New Tork . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Two-ba-e Uta? Deal. Ho!loch?-, ttsmx *****
Threw-baae lilt?-l'askert. Manning su-?<-?\ o**?**..
HolloehCT. Zimmerman. Bacrifloa hit l?1**- ??Z.
ble plays?Zeld.ir. HoUocher and M.-rk-'-. ', t
I!oUi?*hirr ?and Merkle. l>-ft ?i baa? ->?* ' :.
.'? : Chicago. S. First baa? on envr-?. h??-?
r,a?w on baJls?Off ?Schupp, 1; off Tyler. ?''"**?
Off l'-arrltt, 5 tn 3 Innings: off Schuffh " Bm.
Struck oui?Tyler. 3; 1'orrilt. 1: S.lmi-1'? ??
pitch?,?Seliui.p. 3. I?os!ns plt-chi-r?iwriu.
H. Coveleskie and Jone#
Released by Indi??1
DETROIT, Aug. t.?Unconditi<*?? ?J
lease bv tho Detroit American l'r?*
baseba?l club of Pitchers Harrv ?-J ,f
leskie and Carroll ?lories was m??
known here to-day. , . \*
Coveleskie joined the l^al?^ n
1914. ?Iones has been with tn? v*~
since 1916. '_
Giant* To-TtaT w*?l> CM??<o, t-**<> ?**,.
l;S0 P. M. Polo Oround?. A?"**
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