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team's poor showing, but there hasn't
been any notable improvement since
Birmy was given the hook. And he
seems to have been right about the
release of Lajoie, for Connie Mack
has the slugging Frenchman on the
bench in favor of a college lad.
Class tells. Fielder Jones has his
Sloufeds in first place by beating
Brooklyn. Batting of Hartley and
Deal and Watson's pitching turned
Newark pnade it four out of five
from Pittsburgh. Moran pitched well.
McKechnie punched a triple and a
Coveleski blew in 15th and Browns
counted four times. Weilman pitch
ed last eight innings for Browns and
was best of seven boxmen. Leary
and Shotten poled four hits each.
Foster and Shore were soft and
Washington shoved Red Sox down.
Ainsmith knocked a double and
triple. Shanks of Washington made
his first error of the season.
Alexander held Giants to two hits,
both made in first inning. Rain but
ted in in ninth.
McQuillan was a good pitcher and
Viox's three hits helped Pirates down
Smith batted a double and two sin
gles while Coombs was wild in first
three innings, allowing Braves to
beat Dodgers. Rudolph was hit hard
er than Coombs.
Clarence Wanamaker, Dartmouth
catcher, will join Npw York Giants.
. Harvard 4, Yale 2.
I Michigan 10, Pennsylvania 0.
American Giants 6, A. B. C. 1.
Jack Britton outpointed Mike Clov
er in twelve rounds at Boston.
Charlie White has fallen for Fred
die Welsh's game again and will meet
the lightweight champion in a ten
round fight July 3 in New York. This
will be the third time this pair has
met for a short battle. White is en
titled to a legitimate crack at the title
over the 20-round distance, but will
not get it so long as Welsh finds the ,
coin easy in ten-round dancing en
gagements. o o
FISHERWOMAN WINS FIGHT IN
Mrs. Drusilla Carr, a 60-year-old
fisherwoman, who squatted on the
shores of Lake Michigan near mouth
of the Little Calumet river forty years
ago, has finally won the land which
has been her home. It is said to be
worth almost a million.
Mrs. Carr got the land for prac
tically nothing many years ago and
lived in peace upon the sale of fish
until the United States Steel Co. de
cided on Gary as the site of an
Gary sprang up and the price of
surrounding land soared. Mrs. Carr's
157-acre tract became very valuable.
Then many claimants for rights to
the tract which had never ben dis
puted in the forty years she lived
there appeared. Strangely, the at
torney for the United States' Steel
Co prosecuted some of these claims
against her. Their steel plant mean
while had grown to her site.
A dozen claimants appeared, all of
them wealthy, and Mrs. Carr had
trouble in holding her strip of sand.
She obtained a decision in the super
ior court of Laporte county and the
case was taken to the appellate
court of Indiana. Yesterday she won
NEW CABARET THRILL
Patrons of North American and
States restaurants were given a new
cabaret thrill yesterday when blue
coats interrupted the entertaining
and pinched the managers.
These restaurants have daily held
drawings for "country fair" prizes.
Now the managers must face charges
of running lotteries. They will fight.
Sandwiches were invented by arr
English earl who hadn't time to stop
gambling to eat his dinner. As a
substitute for food they almost equal
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