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Benton outpitched Bender, Giants
winning again. Bums, Robertson
and Rariden batted a Giant victory.
Toney held Pirates to eight hits in
16 innings, Reds winning with fine
rally. Neale cracked four hit. Mil
ler pitched full game for Pittsburgh:
Toney fanned 10.
Maranville's error in nin gave game
to Brooklyn. Pfeffer outpitched
Ritchie Mitchell does not believe
he will be soft picking for Charles
White when they meet for a ten
round fight at Milwaukee tomorrow
night Mitchell says his fights against
Welsh and Kilbane show he has
class. Despite these stout assertions
from the Milwaukee man, White
rules a logical favorite.
Purdue 20, Chicago 3.
Harrison 2, Austin 0.
Marshall 8, McKinley 2.
Proviso 11, Desplairies 7:
Wendell Phillips 12, Senn 6.
Lane 16, Lewis 6.
American Giants 5, Cuban Stars L
That the second international auto
derby at Speedway park will be the
greatest race of the 1916 motor rac
ing season is proven by the fact that
Jin addition to all of the speed kings
'who took part in the 300-mile race
at Indianapolis, several others of
world-wide fame are- entered for the
race here June 10.
Resta, with his Peugeot; D'Alene,
"the wild lumber baron," with his
Duesenberg; Barney Dldfiejd with
his Delage, and others of the field of
prize winners at Indianapolis will be
at the start of the Chicago race, but
Indianapolis had no DePalma this
year, and as Ralph is doing better
than .100 miles an hour in practice
with his Mercedes at Speedway park,
the fans will see a race when the
auto derby is run off.
There will undoubtedly be more
than 46 entries from which the fast
est 27 cars will be selected to start
here and these entries will in
clude virtually all of the fast drivers 1
in this country and a few from for
After trying out his car on the tam
arack course, Ralph' DePalma, who
until this season had not driven
over the track, declared he would
make the fastest time of his career.
"There are only three of us left,"
said Charlie Herzog, boss of the Cin- Ay
cinnati Reds, during a recent fan
ning bee. "Only three of us old-time
fighting ballplayers, and from what
I can learn by feeling the pulse of
the people who pay the freight, that
is the fan, they stifl like our stuff."
"Who are the other two?" a curi
ous gent ventured.
"Johnny Evers and Otto -Knabe,"
But Charles is wrong. There are
only two of 'em left and the other is
LOOKING BACKFOUR YEARS
Six days before the 1912 G. O. P.
convention the Pennsylvania an,d
West Virginia delegations at Chicago
announced they would not recognize
Taft as the candidate if he was nom
inated on the returns, and Heney
made the same claim for California,
saying the Taft delegates were "stol
en goods." Roosevelt at Oyster Bay
came out for woman suffrage, ."' '
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Our idea of the meanest man is one
who by terms of his will forbids his
wife from marrying again on pen
alty of losing her rights in his estate.
Wonder what the society leaders
among the federated clubwomen in
the congregation thought when that
New York pastor told them the club
woman has usurped the place of the f j)
"400"? Looks to us as though they
had the laugh on the pastor.
Doc Howard of the U. S. dep't of
agriculture has discovered that June
bugs, grasshoppers and other insects
are edible. That's nothing, doc. The
hash foundry where we eat lunch has
been serving roaches with its vege
tables for years.