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133-pound limit for yesterday's scrap,
and his backers fear the handicap
will row greater. It is possible, how
ever, that Anderson, with the glory
of tHe championship also the coin
as a goal, will work hard and keep
himself near the lightweight mark.
If he ever wins the championship he
will have enough prestige to set the
limit at 135-pounds.
Washington physicians today said
it would be at least six weeks before
Eddie Foster, the Nationals' third
baseman, will be back on the job.
Poster is slowly convalescing from
an attack of typhoid fever. This
means a big handicap to Griffith in
his pennant chase.
Pueblo Jim Flynn, one-time heavy
weigh champion, is training hard in
New York for his go Friday night
with Jim Coffee, the "Dublin giant."
Following orders from Ban John
son, Umpire Billy Evans ordered Nick
Altrock off the Washington bench at
Cleveland yesterday because Griff
was carrying one more man in uni
form than he was allowed under the
league rules. Griff promptly asked
waivers on Pitcher Drohan, and
Cleveland has put-in a bid for him.
The Washington comedy team of
Altrock and Schaefer will therefore
Here's the prize baseball story of
the season, and it comes from Mil
waukee: Before two ball teams, made up
of sewer diggers, begin their game,
a keg of beer was purchased, and it
was agreed that every batsman who
hit safely was to get a stein. Sort of
a bing-bung affair.
James Allman and Alexander Dem
ski, opposing twirlers, had baffling
deliveries and consequently the pant
'ing ball players Buffered from un
usual dryness. It was noticed, how
ever, that when Allman came to bat
he invariably broke into the box score
for a safe hit and a stein, and Demski
The belief that Allman and Dem
ski, working hi collusion, were drain
ing the keg, made the other players
sore. The climax came when Allman
knocked a three-base hit, and claim
ed three steins for the feat. "Police
interference stopped a rush for the.
two twirlers after they battered a
few heads. They paid fines of $5 each
on assault and battery charges.
Hey, Ananias! It's your turn.
Ernie Zanders and Cus Christie
fought ten rounds to a draw in Madi
son, Wis., last night, both men slug
ging toe to toe.
President Murphy of the Cubs says,
his team is going to win 20 straight
games. He might try that keg of beer
idea from Milwaukee.
Haimbaugh, University of Mich
igan's two-mile runner, has a broken,
bone in his ankle and must retire
from athletics. It is believed the bona
was fractured in the Cornell mee
two weeks ago, but the nervy athlete
beat the Syracuse runners last Sa
urday in spite of his injury.
President Johnson of the American
League is expected to make a decfl
sion late this afternoon in the casff
of George Stovall, suspended man
ager of the St Louis Browns.
SMACK! AND KING AND QUEEN
ARRIVE FOR THE BIG TIE-UP
Berlin, May 21. Kaiser Wilhelm
kissed the hairy cheek of Cousin,
George and George placed a like sa-
lute on the jowl of Cousin Wilhelmi
And the Kaiserin kissed the Queen
and the Queen kissed the Kaiserin. Ijfc
all happened on the arrival of Kins'
George and Queen Mary at Potsdam?
to attend the wedding next Saturday
of Princess Victoria Louise, only
daughter of the Kaiser, and Prince
Ernst, son of the Duke of Cumber
land. It is reported that the Kaiser has"
settled & dowry on his daughter,
probably In view of the proclamation
of the couple as reigning Duke and
Duchess of Brunswick.