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"Washington were hit hard, but Wal
ter Johnson went to work in the last
inning. Of course, Boston failed to.
score. Engle of Boston got a homer
and single, Speaker a triple and sin
gle, Moeller a double and two singles,
and Duffy Lewis and Milan each nab
bed three one-sp6ts.
Fred Blahding" pitched his first
' game of the year for Cleveland, and
held Detroit to five hits and a row
of zeros in the run column. Five of
the Naps' seven hits off George Mul
lin were for extra bases. Jackson
swatted a pair of doubles, Johnston
a double and triple and Blanding a
triple. Poor old Larry Lajoie could
only connect for two singles.
, Boehler, a pitcher picked up by
Detroit this spring, has been released
to St: Joseph of the Western League..
- Outfielder Powell was sent -to Provi
dence of the International. 'With Ty
Cobb back there was no place for
. Powell. Ty sat on the bench during
the Tiger-Nap game yesterday but
he couldn't help his mates win. It
will be'different when Ty gets into
Garry Herrmann of the national
commission today said no formal ap
. plication had yet been made for
?Cobb's reinstatement, but it is a cinch
the Peach knows how much he will
' be soaked for failure to report. Cobb's
case will probably'be considered, at a
special meeting of the commission in.
w Chicago next Wednesday.
John McCraw may have Umpire
Bill Klem canned from the. National
f League. Bill kept the Giants from'
licking the Phillies yesterday. In the
tenth inning with the score tied and
three men on base McCormick was
'sent to bat fbr lJemaree. McCormick
"singled. The crowd, poured on the
" field and the players started home.
Klem said he was announcing the
' substitution and did ribt see, the play.
He ordered McConnick' to bat over.
The pinch ,hitter had to be rescufed
from a shower bath, and it took Iff
minutes to clear the field! Then, Mc
Cgrmick hit iat a double, play. The
game ended in a scoreless tie in. the
eleventh. Philadelphia secured "but
three hits off Al Demaree, the Chi-
cago boy. Alexander was hit hard,
but kept the bingles spaced.
Brooklyn lit on Tyler for eleven
hits while Stack wasstopping Boston
with six", and Stallings' crew dropped
-another. Stengel of the Dodgers con- v
tinued his clouting with a triple and
Pitcher Gouliat, the Hungarian
stew-named person, has been releas
ed to Toronto of the International
League by the Giants. .
Contracts in the Federal League
will run for one year only, and at
the end of the season players will be
free. There is ho reserve clause. A
chance for a joke there, but we are
for the new organization, and want
to see it succeed."
Mike Gibbons has been matched
to fight Chicago Knock-Out Brown
in New York May 7. Then men are
to weigh in at 158 pounds ringside
and scrap ten rounds.
Lauben of Chicago defeated Mc- '
Court of Pittsburgh, 5 b to 40, in the
'second game of the play-off of the
tie in the International Three-Custi-ion
Billiard League. Each city Has
now won one of the six games sched
uled. University of Chicago and Univer
sity of Indiana 'baseball teams meet
on Marshall field this afternoon.
President Wilson was at the Washington-Boston
game yesterday. Of
the five games Washington has play
ed at home, Wilson has been present
According to a census bulletin of
the United States,"the turkey popula
tion of the" world shows a remarkable
decrease, and by 1920 it is estimated
the turkey will have become an ex
Tufsa, Okla. Halph Perryman, In
dian, who turned bandit, got 12-year
sentence. Tried in courthouse built
on site where, he wa born,