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Yesterday's benefit ball game
for Women's Trades Union
League between Sox and Cubs
attracted but 1,100 people. Score
7 to 5 in favor of Cubs.
Both teams burlesqued. Each
player received $20 for his share
of the entertainment.
Sox players decided to give a
share of the city series receipts to
Matty Mclntyre, Rube Peters
and Jim Scott. Each player re
ceived $809.16 for beating the
President Murphy and Mana
ger Chance of Cubs are-still hurl
ing harsh names at each other.
Murphy sobs about his sympathy
for Chance and proceeds to give
him a verbal lashing by inference.
His main contention is that the
Cubs need more speed.
Chance in answer says this is
true. He adds that for years he
has been trying to acquire the
needed players, but Murphy's
parsimony blocked him at every
turn. According to Chance, Mur
phy refused to put up for a train
ing trip last spring that would get
the men in condition, and this is
blamed for the bad early showing
of the Cubs. "
Chance says the Cubs need
more scouts. "He had his bYother
for a scout," says the manager. "I
fold him he ought to get two or
three experienced baseball men,
somebody who would know a
player if he saw one."
In the meantime, Murphy still
keeps the name of the new mana
ger concealed about his person,
merely declaring he is a young
player, with plenty of brains and
experience, and one who will live
in Chicago all the time. Evers
and Tinker are among those sus
pected of having some of these
qualifications. If Evers was man
ager he would be in the grand
stand half of the time due to sus
pensions., and Tinker would have
several little feuds to settle before
he could get the men working
Kolehmainen, the great Finn
distance runner, broke the mara
thon record yesterday, traveling
26 miles 385 yards in 2:29:39 1-5
t Horace Fogel now steps to the
front with the declaration that he
wants to-retire as president of the
Phillies, disposing of his interest.
Evidently Horace doesri't have to
have a house fall on him to see
Saturday's Conference football
games leave Chicago, Illinois,
Minnesota and Wisconsin still in
'the race for the title. Chicago
beat Iowa 23 to 14, but the Ma
roons showed very weak defense.
Wisconsin ran over Purdue and
seems to have the best team in
the Big Nine at this stage of the
In the east Yale beat the Army
for the first time in three years.
Princeton ran up a big score over
Syracuse, due more to the latter's
weakness than the former's
In Venice there is a cafe which
has been open day and night for
one hundred and fifty years.