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ly, was the .longest hit made In the
Cub park this season. It landed in
the left-field bleachers, one of the
few. balls that have been lifted into
This Federal race is straightening
out into a good fight and a fairly
even tussle. Baltimore, with a
sprinkling of ex-big leaguers, is still
setting the pace, but some of the
trailers have put the Orioles back in
recent Battles, and pnly 212 points
separate the leaders and Indianapolis,
now occupying the bottom rung. It
is the best .bunched of the three ma
Tinker has his Feds in setond
place, 153 points back of the lead
ers, but is gradually whipping the
team into shape for the remainder
of the campaign. He is developing,
pitchers, as Hendrix and Brehnan
are the only twirlers with real repu
tations on the North Side.
Brennan has not been carrying7 his
share of the load, and help must
come from the new men. Watson,
Fisk and Prendergast all have given
indications -of having the goods, but
they are not yet steady enough to
be relied on. McGuire is too uncer
tain. The hitting is picking up and the
infield is shaking .into a fine defen
sive combination. Farrell is learning
something every day, and -his recent
batting improvement has strength
ened his confidence and helped the
Farrell executed a play in the final
battle against Indianapolis yesterday
that shows he uses his head as well
as his hands and feet in playing base
ball. With McKechnie on third base
and Kauff on first, Laporte shot a
bounder to Stanley at short. Stan
ley held McKechhie at third, then
threw to second, forcing Kault- Far
rell bluffed a throw foi first to com
plete a doubtful double play and"Mc
Kechnie fell into the trap.
He sneaked off third and Farrell
shot the ball to Zeider, .getting the
former Pirate a yard off thbag
That is real baseball.
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PRETTY CO-ED IS WANTED BY
THE POLICE QUEER CASE
"The prettiest co-ed at the-North-western
University" is being -sought
by thepolice today. She is-wanted
in connection with several thefts that
have been pulled off in -Evanston re
Her name is Hazel Pollock. Up un
til yesterday she was one of the best
liked girls in college. She was beau
tiful and clever. But they say some
thing happened to Hazel. Something
that made her steal from her friends
She is said to be worth $50,000.
But they accuse her of being a thief.
So the police are hunting her.
FREE SPEAKERS PLAN TO TALK
ALL THE JAILS FULL.
Tarrytown, N. Y., June 1. Threats
of a free speech fight by which this
town the home of John D. Rocke-
fleler will be inundated by I. W. W.
orators until all jails are full were
made by agitators when three dis
turbers of Rockefeller's peace were
arraigned for riotous conduct Sun
day and last night.
EQUAL SUFFFRAGERS TO LUNCH
The leaders in the campaign for
equal suffrage in Ohio will give a
luncheon at the Hotel LaSalle at
12:30 o'clock June 5. Several prom
inent speakers are carded. Among
them are: Jone Addams, Mrs. Har
riet Taylor Upton, Mrs. Medill Mc
Cormick, Wilbur D. Nesbit and N. D.
Cochran, editor of The Day Book.
Joseph R. W. Cooper will preside.
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An old goldfish breeding, station in
the outskirts of Tokio, Japan, lias a
pond area of 44,000 square feet and
an annual output of about five hun
dred thousand goldfish, in addition to
which golden carp and common carp
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