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three out of four from Athletics,
two out of four from Washing
ton, same in New York, and one
out of four from Boston.
' Walter Johnson lost a game to
St. Louis yesterday on four hits.
y He was wild,, and Washington
played a loose fielding game.
Johnson breezed 12 Browns.
Powell was stingy also, allow
ing Washington but seven hits,
two of them by Milan.
Macks lost and as Boston won
Jiy double bill, the pennant looks
pXetty soft for the Red Sox.
'Detroit' beat Macks after a
'tough fight, in which Athletics
used two pitchers, Houck and
Willett was master of Athlet
, ics all the way, letting themddwn
with seven hits.
George Moriarity was, on first
for Tigers, and soaked a doubly,
two singles -and stole a base.
Vean Gregg is the only. Nap
pitcher able to win. He beat
..Yanks in the first game, Kaler
and Baskettelosing the second.
Warhop pitched great ball for
New York in second, ..setting the
Naps down'with sfx-widely scat
Del Paddock, Yank formerly
with the White Sox, is doiftg
some lusty clubbing. Yesterday
he whaled a triple and homer.
, Lelivelt also is celebrating his
Return to the big show. He chip-J
peu on two singles anu a "triple
Naps seem to have, a slugging
first baseman in Johnston. He
grabbed two singles and a triple
Johnny Thompson and Eddie
McGoorty have been matched for
ten rounds at Cincinnati Sept. 16.
HAD HAD IT
Billikers was taking a walk in
the country one hot, sunny day.
Progress was slow, so he took off
his coat and hung it on aTiandy
tree, attaching to it a ticket on
which he wrote:
"Don't touch this coat; it is in
fected with smallpox."
Then he went on his way Re
joicing. Presently a tramp came by.
"Just what I want to complete
my wardrobe," said he taking off
his own tattered garment, and
donning the one that Billikers
had left behind him. On his old
coat he repinned the message,
adding underneath: x
. "Thanks for the coatj I'-ve had
And he, too, went on his way in
a jovial mood.
Night wasf coming on, the
storni was increasing' and.some of
the deckfittings had already been
swept overboard, when the cap
tain decided to send up a distress"
signal. The rocket was -already
lit and about to ascend, when a
solemn-faced passenger stepped
lip. "Cap'n," said he, "I'd be the
last man on earth to cast a dam
per on any man's patriotism, hut )j
it seems to me this here s no time
for celebratin an' lettin'joff fire
New York has &n orchestra of
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