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

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the first game. Ed Cicotte passed
two men with the bases full, forcing
in a couple of runs. Felsch poled
four hits, Ed Collins three and Jack
son two in the double engagement.
Burns of Giants knocked two hom
ers and two singles ahd Kauff got a
triple and three singles. Robertson
poled a pair of one-spots. Ten hits
for one outfield is pretty fair club
bing. Wagner's batting and baserunning
beat Braves. Maranville's-hit scored
both Boston runs. ,
Cards hit hard but couldn't con
nect opportunely. Stengel's homer,
was winning blow.
Walter Johnson held Tigers to
three hits in second game, giving
Washington an even break. He
fanned 10.
Nick Cullop won ninth straight for
Yanks, but Lowdermilk gave Indians
even break by his good heaving. He
passed seven, but was effective in
tight places.
Bush broke long losing streak of
Macks by blanking Browns in second
game, allowing five hits. Connie's
freshmen batted hard both games,'
but fielded poorly.
Catcher Nunamaker of the Yanks
has been indefinitely suspended by
Ban Johnson for language used tp
Umpire O'Loughlin in a game with
Cleveland. s
Charley White put up one of the
best battles of his career when he
lorced Matt Wells to quit in the fifth
round at Boston. In the fourth the
Chicagoan sent the Briton to the
floor three times. It was all White
from the start and he got even for
his showing against Wells in Milwau
kee some time ago.
It looks like the old days at the
Hawthorne race track? High-spirited
horses, led by George Smith, winner
of the Kentucky derby, had their
workouts, and several of the "reg
ulars," starved for a glimpse of a
real race horse, crowded the rails
and feasted their eyes on the thoroughbreds.
Dodge, victor of the Latonia derby,
also worked out Many other star
horses are expected -today and to
morrow. Latonia and Fort Erie
closed yesterday and most of the
horses that competed at those tracks
will be shipped here. Among them is
Faux Col., which won the Canadian
derby at Fort Erie.
Everything is in readiness for. the
opening of the race meet which be
gins with the $10,000 revival of the '
American derby Saturday. Official
headquarters were opened at the
track yesterday with Ed Jasper in
charge. Derby day admission will
be $2; box" seats $5; extra and park
ing space for autos, $1. After Derby
day general admission will be $1.50.
- o o
You'll be able to take your best
girl to the new municipal pier Satur
day night to hear a band concert,
drink lemonade and eat popcorn, if
the plans of Comm'r of Public Works
Moorehouse do not go 'astray.
Moorhouse hopes to have a band
concert" Saturday night and Sunday
afternoon. He is also trying to et
the popcorn stands, soda fountains
and lunchroom started by that time.
The big ballroom is not quite
ready, but within another week a 10
piece orchestra will be blaring out
one-steps and waltzes for a jitney a
Moorhouse vants a half dozen of
the wealthy who will promise to take
an active interest in the welfare of
the recreation pier to organize a
company to operate the band con
certs, dances and some concessions
on the pier in hopes that in this way
the people will be given the greatest
benefit at the least possible costs "
Such a company would share no -profits
and pay no .salaries to offi
cials. Mayor Thompson off to see C. E.
Hughes. Objects to naming of Har
old Ickes on campaign committer,
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