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None of tlie bright lights for him.
He wanted to come back. With a
team never firmly in the first divi
,sion he has won twelve games and
lost three. Columbus is the only
team that beat him twice. His so -ter
is better than when he was in
the Ban Johnson circuit and his fast
ball has the old hop.
McQuillan's showing is also im
pressive, though not as much so as
Morgan's, as he has been with a
winning team. Only once has he
been hit for more than eight safeties.
WHEN WILLIE RITCHIE RETAINED HIS CHAMPIONSHIP
The upper picture snapped
July 4, at the San Francisco
boxing arena, shows Referee
Eddie Graney striding to
ward Willie Ritchie to, hoist
his hand in the air as a token
of victory after Ritchie had
landed a terrific left to Joe
Rivers' stomach and follow
ed with a right on the jaw, downing
Rivers for the count. The lower pic
ture shows Rivers on the floor com
pletely dead to the world from the
effects qf Ritchie's heavy wallops.
Lunacy specialists in solemn con
clave announce that persons with
high artistic temperament are
"looney." We'd been expecting it.