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though the latter was mighty good.
McCabe, another Brown recruit
pitcher, beat Cleveland with Morton
pitching. Sisler stole home. Pratt
and Howard made three hits.
Brooklyn made it five straight from
Newark, winning double bill. Both
teams hit hard. Magee belted single,
double and triple in first
Buffalo climbed by beating Balti
more twice. Chase hit homer, double
and two singles for day.
Packard held Pittfeds safe and the
Kaws-won. Kenworthy clubbed hom
er and double.
Fred Clarke has finally succeeded
in his efforts to Tetire as manager of
the-Pittsburgh Pirates. On several
occasions the veteran leader has
threatened to quit, but each time he
was prevailed upon to remain in
charge. The desire to win another
pennant before quitting was one
thing that kept Clarke at the head of
the club. Now his resignation has
been accepted by Barney Dreyfuss
and a new manager will have the
team in 1916. - Barney will probably
hold off on his selection for several
months and this will provide dope
for the winter league fans.
W. M. Johnston made a clean sweep
of tennis honors. With Clarence
Griffin he defeated McLoughlin and
Bundy in the nationa ldoubles cham
pionship, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
The open handicap Central A. A. U.
track meet of the Chicago Hebrew
Institute, originally scheduled for
Sept 12, has been postppned to allow
the institute and other track teams to
enter the Gaelic meet The meet will
be held Sept 19.
Besides the many unattached ath
letes, the many prominent athletic
clubs are also represented, including
the L A. C, Western Electric, Greek
Olympic A. C, Mystic A. C, North
western university, Hamlin Park A.
C, Palmer A. C. and Sleipner A. C.
The entries close on Sept 13. Entry
blanks and other information may be
had by calling up or writing to the
athletic department of the Chicago'
Hebrew Institute, 1258 W. Taylor st
Phone Haymarket 6400,
NEW CATCHER CONTED ON TO
FILL SHOES OF MEYERS
.a T I
t i I
Chief Meyers, for several years one
of the leading catchers and hitters of
the major league, is about to be let
out by the Giants, who are in the
process of reconstruction, and the
catcher being groomed to take his.
place is Jim WendelL McGraw has
had the new man on the bench a good
deal to give him a chance to study
the McGraw style of play, but is now
using him as an alternate with Red
GRAIN "CALL RULE" OUSTED
The "call rule" of the Board of
Trade, which sets prices on grain fu
tures, was abolished yesterday by an
order of Judge Landis in the federal
court With the call rule goes the
call committee, which has been set
ting grain prices for the middle west
According to Dis't Att'y Chas.
Clyne, who prosecuted the suit, the"
call committee through its power of
ratifying contracts made in the Board
of Trade has controlled the disposal
of the entire Mississippi valley grain.