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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 26, 1913, Image 8

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Ferns and Walters Are On Tonight
Kilbane Gets the Edge.
Cubs Content With Third Place
Demaree May Star.
Neither Sailor --Bill Walters nor
Wildcat Perns will be able to use the
"out-of-condition" excuse if he loses
in Kenosha tonight. The Wildcat fel
low is so confident that he took yes
terday off and did no work around
the gymnasiums.
Walters is a trifle light, but claims
to be fit for a hard and fast go. Both
of the scrappers left for the Wiscon
sin city this morning.
In ten rounds Ferns has a chance
to make a good showing. In a fight
earlier in the year the boys went to a
draw in fifteen frames. In the first
dozen rounds Ferns walked all
around Walters and seemed to have
the battle stowed away. Then the
mariner showed his recuperative
powers and came through with such
a dazzling rally that he had Ferns in
distress at the wind-up.
The shorter bout is in Ferns' favor.
Michicago of the Chicago Yacht
Club won the fourth race for the
Manhasset cup and cinched the tro
phy for another year. South Shore,
which won the third race, finished
Johnny Kilbane, feather champ,
outclassed Joe Goldberg in ten rounds
at Rochester. Kilbane toyed with his
opponent, taking the lead at the first
Basketball will again become a
major sport in local high schools as ;
the result of a resolution adopted
yesterday by the faculty board of
athletic control. Indoor baseball and
indoor track athletics were also put
on the major list.
Dode Paskert, Philly outfielder,
may have to retire permanently from
the game. An examination disclosed
internal injuries, and a physician told
the grouch his only hope for full re
covery was absolute rest.
National League.
Chicago, 7; Pittsburgh, 1.
Philadelphia, 3-7; Boston, 1-6.
New York, 8; Brooklyn, 2.
American League.
Washington, 5; New York, 2.
Boston, 5; Philadelphia, 4.
American Association.
Milwaukee, 2; Indianapolis, 1.
Toledo, 5; Minneapolis, 4.
Columbus, 5-4; Kansas City, 3-8.
Louisville, 15; St. Paul, 6.
Third place has been cinched by
the Cubs. Evers' men can lose all of
their remaining games and the Pi
rates win all, but the standing of the
teams will remain unchanged. Un
less a miracle occurs, that third rung
will be the final resting place of the
West Siders. There was hope for a
time that the Phillies .might be ousted
from second position, but it has gone
Evefs may have fallen short of the
position the ability of his team war
rants, but he can give his ante-season
critics the loud, derisive laugh.
The dope that blooms in the spring,
tra la, had it framed for the Cubs
to wallow along in the second divi
sion, far behind the Pirates.
These predictions were based on
the assumption that Evers' fiery tem
per would keep the team embroiled in
internal squabbles, and the mechan
ical ability would be unable -to over
come this handicap. Whether the
prophets had Evers sized up correctly
is an open question, with plenty of
ammunition for argument on both
"But the development of new men
who have starred on the West Side,
and the reincarnation of others, was
not taken into consideration. In the
first class may be mentioned' Hum-

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