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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 22, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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got three each, and Fletcher accept
ed 14 fielding chances.
Lefty Tyler held Cards to two hits,
then poled a double that coutned
both Brave runs. Rjed Ames fanned
ten Boston batters, but his good
work was thrown away.
WalterUonhson pitched and batted
a victory over Cleveland. His dou
ble in the ninth started winning rally.
Cleveland made six hits. The largest
crowd that ever saw a ball game In
Cleveland, 25,522 persons, watched
the Nationals climb within half a
game of the top.
W. A. Leet, Omaha Auto club, won
the non-profesional race at the
speedway yesterday, covering the 30
miles in a Mercer at an average speed
of S6.8 miles per hour. Al Schilo,
driving the same Mercer, won the
dealers' race at 50 miles at an aver
age speed of 86.7 miles per hour.
Twelve ballplayers from Waseda
university, Japan, nave arrived in
Chicago for a series of games with
College teams of the middle west.
They will practice on Chicago uni
versity field this week and open their
tour with a game against the Ma
roons. Chicago Americans defeated Joliet,
2 to 1, and won the Peel cup, the
prize of western soccer.
Ray Caldwell of the New York
Yankees owes his late start this
spring to a peculiar accident which
befell him in the spring training
camp at Macon, Ga. While carving
his intials on his. favorite bat the
knife slipped and cut into the top of
his right index finger.
When a pitcher starts fooling with
a bat there's no telling what will hap
pen to him. People should never
monkey with machinery they don't
know anything about
Grand circuit horsemen predict a
banner season for Prince Loree, a
grandson of Elloree, sold at auction
last fall at North Randall track,
Cleveland, for $50.
The discard, bred down east, was
originally purchased &y SValtec Cox
who, at about the same time, was
grooming Lee Axworthy. The lat
ter showed greater promise and
xwhen Prince Loree was injured Cox
sought to dispose of the cripple. The
Pastime stable, Cleveland, com
pleted a deal for Prince Loree and
Lee Axworthy and specialists said
the former in time would outgrow
his trouble.
Tiring of waiting, the Cleveland
owners sold Xhe disabled racer to A.
C. Pennock for $50. A few weeks
later Capt Shaw, owner of Peter
Mac, paid $120 for Prince Loree. The
famous cripple has been , nursed
along and recently stepped a quar
ter in 34 seconds on the North.
Randall mile track.
Miscellaneous Scores
American Giants 2, Cubans 0.
Gunthers- 3, La Porte 2.
Normals 3, Chicago Giants 1.
Crescents 4, White Oaks 3.
Clovers 3, Orlies 2.
Garden City 10, Romeos 1.
Cornelia A. C. 4, Senn 3.
C. M. B. A. 9, Cortland 8.
Henry Clay 10, Gauntlet 2.
Invincible 6, Timoleon 5.
Hammond 13, Sherman 9.
Caranhan-18, Humboldt Park 10
Merrimac 4, Dodger A. C. 4.
L Wiederrechts 4, Ciceros 2.
I Holy Family 12, Jacques Cartier 3(
Angels 4, St Vincents 0.
Holy Name A. A. 5, St. Dom. 3.
Rex Tigers 7, Ideal Billiards 4.
St Ignatius 10, St Sebastian 8.
Rose of Lima 12, Holy Family 1.
Shamrocks 13, Bietlers 12.
Violet A. C. 9, Belle Claire 2.
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The picture showed a little boy
saying his prayers at the knee of hi3
grandfather. Little Willie asked his
mother what the boy was doing.
"Why, he is asking the Lord to
guard his grandfather from all .
harm," was Xhe reply.
"Gee!" said Willie. "Isn't he old
enough to take care of himself?" i
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