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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 18, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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til the 12th, when a bevy of hits ran
in two runs. Cobb failed to bingle.
Heilman cracked two doubles and a
If Jimmy Callahan had a few more
wrecks like Hans Wagner ie would
be a factor in the National league
race. Hans could only bat a triple
and single off the Red pitchers, not
feeling welL The Pirates ran wild on
the bases.
Owner Ebbitts of the Dodgers is
out with his annual complaint that
the season begins too early, resulting
in many postponements because of
bad weather. Out here our greatest
complaint is that the games don't
end soon enough.
Roger Bresnahan has signed Ceo.
Perring, third baseman, for his To
ledo team.
Indianapolis has signed Cy Falken
berg. Cy was with the Feds last
American ass'n clubs begin their
schedule today, with every team
claiming a piece of the flag. The
various clubs show strong rosters
and the big minor should fan interest
again in the circuit
Pitchers Malcolm Calvin and Ray
Clarke have been sold to Hannibal
of the Three-Eye league by the
White Sox. Rowland now has 38
players on his roster, which means a
further big reduction is coming
Miscellaneous Scores
Wabash 3, Purdue 0.
Notre Dame 14, Michigan 6.
Lake Forest 13, Racine 7.
Following in the wake of coal,
sugar and split peas, others of life's
necessities are going up. An ad
vance or 10 per cent is reported on
raw golfing material, this including
shafts, grips, listing, twine, iron
heads, wooden heads, and even ivory
If in the near future the price of
the finished article is advanced cor
respondingly, the golfer can console j
himself with the fact that the leading 1
makes of golf balls still are selling at
$9 a dozen.
According to a local dealer, the ad
vance in price is due mostly to de
mands from European countries.
War orders have affected the price
of leather, and as hickory is used for
the spokes of automobiles, that ma
terial also is scarce, especially as it
has to be dried for two years before ('
being serviceable. y
o o r
The Trib took another fall out of
Johnny Shaffer of the Post and his
Parmelee bus company this morning.
Its Washington correspondent dug
up a lot of things that Shaffer said
years ago before the interstate com
merce commission.
Then the Trib man went on to find
out where the bus firm could be pros
ecuted if it was violating any laws in
copping all the railroad transfer busi
ness from the taxfcfirms.
The interstate commerce com'n
backed off when asked to start some
thing, but referred the Trib to the
federal trade com'n, with the advice
that the independent companies of
the city should complain.
Mayor Thompson and the Trib are
working together in this effort to
take the business from the Parmelee
His interest is said to be a desire
to "get even" with Shaffer and Char
lie McCulloch because they have
been bumping him in their paper, the
Heavy advertising contracts from
the Shaw, Atlas, Yellow Cab and
American Taxi firms is supposed to
have goaded the Trib into its cam- ffy
paign against, the Parmelee firm,
which has never contributed to the
coffers of the trust press.
o o
John Albott has been caring for
a very sick horse for the last week,
but is better at present Montpelier
(0.) Enterprise.

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