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gone crazy with pep. Possibly the! boy who played with Oak Park,
new young life around second base
in Mulligan and McCarthy has had
much to do with it, but anyway the
pep and ginger is there with bells on.
Even our old friend Heinie Zim has
shown improvement Most of his new
life has probably come to him be
cause he has cut out kicking on plays
that don't just look right
Saier is and always has been there.
The catching end is going fine. Late
ly the pitchers have had little trouble.
Now what the dickens is the an
swer. A bully start, then a slump just
far enough to put them out of the
running, then a remarkable come
back that is-practically useless except
to put them in first division.
We will be blamed if we can un
derstand that sort of baseball. Are
a lot of Cubs who have three-year
contracts just trying to make a good
impression that will last over until
A scrappy ten-inning game with the
Toledo Rail Lights went to the Sox
yesterday, 4 to 2. The contest was
sewed up in the nine regular sessions,
but a bone play by Buck Weaver, to
win a "bet, allowed the amateurs to
tie the score.
Frank Davis, newcomer, and Ed
Walsh divided hurling honors with
Bob Curtis, a teacher in the Toledo
high schools, who served big league
Clashes between the various league
leaders in local . amateur baseball
were set for Saturday at a meeting
of the Chicago Ass'n ofv Amateur
Baseball League Champions last
night. The Seftons of the Central
M'f'rs league and M'f'g Dep't of the
Western Electric league will come to
gether. Likewise the Gen. Custers of
the K. of C. league and Anderson &
Linds of the Manufacturers' league.
Out east there was a football treat
when Gettysburg tackled Cornell at
Ithaca. And Cornell was tackled hard,
for she, with odds all -in her favor,
was held scoreless until the last ses
sion. Barrett, a former Chicago 1
scored twice for Cornell.
In Chicago practice was featureless.
The Evanston crew has announced
their backfield for the opening game
with Lake Forest next Saturday.
Underbill at quarter, Patterson at
full back, Strickler right half and
Driscoll left half will start.
Francis Ouimet, former national
amateur golf champion, was elimin
ated in the County club tournament
at Greenwich, Conn., by Dudley H.
Mudge of Yale, 4 and 3. Ouimet was
Another former champion lost out
when R. N. Williams, former tennis
champion, paired with Miss Eleanora
Sears, were trimmed by Miss Alice
Thorndike and A. N. Regglo at Bos
ton. The opening of the Irving Park
Bowling league resulted in a double
win for the Mathiesons. Weiland
Dairys were the victims in two fast
games. John Trumbulls took two
out of three from the Merlin Ryes in
the Manhattan league. CyriUas won
tlfe odd game from Stanley Giants
I among the B. and W.'s.
A card of ten ladres have entered
Dan O'Leary's five-mile walk at the
New Gaelic park, 46th and Kedzie,
next Sunday, at 2:30. Several other
events with prizes attached will be
walked off. O'Leary will try a six
mile walk against time.
George H. Moore of New York won
the first block of the championship
150-point match with Wm. Huey of
Chicago in Gotham last night. Both
men played very bad billiards and it
took 85 innings to decide a winner,
50 to 40.
The White So have a bird of a
catcher and he isn't Ray Echalk. He's
Gov. Dunne likely is glad it was at
the University of Michigan his son
won a place on the 'football team, in
stead of at Illinois. His political en
emies can't bring it up against him.
Stagg is holding "strictly private"
practice for his University of Chicago