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Henry Catches Most of Griff men Games and Will Demand Increase Next Year
Figures Show That Former Col
legian Has Done Bulk of the
Catching This Season and
Deserves Consideration.
Griffith Is Expeoted to Have
Trouble Signing Him Up For
Anything Like Present Sal
ary Next Season.
CLEVELAND, Aug. 19. Before
John Henry's signature is placed
upon a 1916 contract, considerable
discussion will have been made over
salary, terms. The Gnffmen's .first
string backstop is convinced that he
deserves more money, if he is to do
a great bulk of the work behind the
bat. Last year Henry refused to
make much of a scrap over salary,
fearing Manager Griffith's would
construe such action as resulting
from Henry's position as a director
in the Players' Protective Associa
tion. But Henry is now determined
to get the money due him for doing
more work than Ainsmith and Wil
liams combined.
As an example of the amount of
work Henry has done, it might be
well to consider the last forty games.
Williams has caught one full game
since July 9 and two halves of other
games. He has also caught a couple
of extra innings. Ainsmith in that
came time has caught six full games.
Twice' he went seven innings before,
giving way to Henry after a pinch
hitter bad gone to bat for him. Twice
he caught five innings before being
taken out, and he was injured in the
first inning on August 10, his last
appearance in uniform. Henry has
caught all the other innings played
by the Griffmen.
Out of the last tortr games ending
with yesterday' defeat here, Henry
has caught twenty-eight full contests,
one going thirteen Innings. He re
lieved Ainsmith In the first Inning on
August 10. completing the game. He
replaced Ainsmith each time the latter
caught Ave frames, finishing both
games. Therefore. Henry haa been be
hind the bat In a little more than thirty
out of the last forty games. With such
a record, Henry cannot be censured If
he comes out for a tfeclded Increase In
his salary for 1916. That he means to
do this Is no secret among his friends
on the club.
In Justice to Al 'Williams, it must be
said that he Is ever willing to get Into
the line-up and disappointed when he
u nnt chaieii to catch Johnson. Will
iams Is a smoother receiver than Aln-J
smith, but Ms throwing does not suit
Manager Griffith. On this account he
la kept out of the game. He Is one of
the hardest workers on the team,
though, and earns his salary In more
ways than one.
Ainsmith Is credited with appearing
in thirty-three games this year, but he
has not caught, more than twenty
Rames. If he has caught that number.
Several times he has been used as a
pinch hitter or to run for some slower
men who had reached first base. He
has been of little use to the team since
the campaign opened. Henry, who Is a
bralnv chap, has been thinking over the
situation and has concluded that. If he
must do the bulk of the work, he is en
titled to considerably more money.
Manager Griffith will have bis hands
full trying to sign Henry for anything
like his present salary.
Many of the Qrlffmen believe that the
acquisition of Bill James means a pen
nant for the Detroit Tigers. The for
mer brownie Is particularly formidable
against the Red Sox, Griffmen, and
Yankees, three teams capable of caus
ing much trouble for the Jungaleers.
With the Browns behind him, James has
never shown at his best. Now. think
some of the Griffs, he will proceed to
hang up a long string of victories.
John Wille, the Indians' center fielder,
was vory easy for Johnson, fanning
three times. Chapman, Wamby. and
Collamore breesed twice each, and Tur
ner. Jackson, and KIrke each waved
once. O'Neill and Smith alone escaped
the old fan route.
Al Collamore was with Cleveland last
year for a short time, falling to hang
on. His only victories then were ovor
the Qrlffmen. He has been with the
local American Association team this
season, doing such good work as tn be
taken up into the big show again. He
pitched jcood ball yesterday, his wide
curve balls bel.ng particularly effective.
Again has Walter Johnson been of
fered up as a victim to the weak hitting
of the Qrlffmen. Again has superb
twirling gone to waste for the want of
consecutive slugging. The Indians
copped the opener because Al Collamore
toyed with the Griffs. Furthermore,
the busher froze the Griffs In every
way. shutting them out. 3 to 0. It was
pitiful to watch the efforts of the King
of Pitchers trying to win a boll game
all by hlmsetf.
From the very beginning it could be
reen that Johnson was In perfect form.
He fanned nine n the flrst five frames,
nnd had his mates como through with
the blngles at the right tine he mteht
have done better than that. When the
eighth ended Johnson had hung up
twelvo strikeouts, qulto enough for one
day. ..
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Collamore, who had been brourht back
from the American Association by the
Big League Biffers
Of a Day
ApTton, Dodgers I'll 1.000
Schultz, Dodgers. Ill 1.000
Bab'gton, Giants 111 1.000
Janvrin, Red Sox. 1 'l 1 1.000
Mollwitz, Reds. . . 4 8 D .750
Griffith, Reds.... 4 8 8 .750
Getz, Dodgers... 4 8 8 .750
Good, Cubs 4 8 8 .760
Stanage, Tigers.. 4 3 8 .750
Phelan, Cubs.... 3 8 tf .667
O'Neill, Indians.. 8 g H .667
Oldring, Atfelttica t 8 .667
Speaker, Red Sox B 3 3 .600
Lewis, .Red Sox. .583 .600
Cleveland syndicate .management, deliv
ered a fine article of ball. His wide
curve had the Griffs pulling away and
hopping up. When they didn't do that,
they drove the pill right at some eager,
waiting Indian. Collamore was given
fine support tn the field, and with
"Rags" O'Loughlln'a assistance the hit
ting behind hjm counted for something.
Henry dropped Jackson's third strike
In the second Inning, putting the flrst
baseman on the sacks. McBrlde mnde a
pretty' bare-handed stop of KIrke' s
drive, but It counted as a hit. Smith
raised a foul for Qandll, and Wamby
breesed before Jackson and KIrke
worked a doubte'theft. Shanks falling to
put the ball on Jackson. Gondii In
sisted on running across In front of
Foster to take 0;NcH's roller, counting
It as a blngle that scored Jackson. It
was up to Johnson, and he fanned
Collamore, ending the session.
With two gone In the third, Chapman
had fanned, but O'Loughlln blindly
failed to see It, and so the Indian short
stop drew a free ticket. Jackson drove
a two-spot down the leftfleld foul lino,
scoring Chapman with the second tally
of the afternoon.
There was one gone In the seventh
when O Nell raised a Texas Leaguer be
hind Shanks. McBrlde and Shanks tried
for the ball with the usual result.
Neither took It, O'Nell taking two bases
on the dumb fielding. To make matters
worse. Shanks threw badly to Foster.
and O'Nell landed on third. With the
Infield drawn In, Collamore bounced the
ball over Johnson's head for a single to
center, bringing O'Nell over. The next
two birds filed to Kopp.
Though they managed to poke out
hits now and then. It was not till the
seventh that the Griffs really had a
chance to score. With ono down. Milan I
singled to center.. Chick Gondii s best;
was a, liner right Into Smith's fins.
Acosta waited for a pass and got it,
passing the buck to Henry. Collamore i
had seemed a bit wild in that frame
nd so Henry walloped away at the
first ball pitched. Instead of waiting him
out, bouncing to Turrer Tor an easy out.
Foster openod the ninth with a Juicy
Ingle to left. Milan skied to Smith
and Shanks forced Foster. Qandll fol
lowed with a force-out of Shanks, end
ing tne gamo.
McBrlde singled In the third with one
gone and stood on first long enough to
see Jonnson ny to wine, ana Kopp ran.
In the fourth Milan singled one down,
but Shanks filed to Wille and Qandll
ouled to KIrke. Henry reached flrst
afely on Chapman's bad throw with
one gone in tne nrtn. out will be
Sromntly doubled up by McBrlde.
tapp single with one gone In the
sixth was equally valueless, because
Foster doubled him up.
Wille. cf.
Nat'ls. XB H O A B
Kopp.lf.... 4 13 0 1
Foater.lb... 4 10 1
Mllsn.cf... 4 110 9
Shanks.lb.. -4 1 1 0 t
Qandll, lb... 4 0 10 0
Arosta.rf.. 110 0 0
4 0 4 0 0
Turner, rb.. I
0 110
Chap'an,ss I
Jackson.rf. 4
Klrke.lb... 4
Smlth.lf.... 3
Wambs.lb.. I
O'NsiI1.0... I
Colla'ors.p S
0 I I 1
110 0
17 0 0
0 4 0 0
0 4 10
2 12 0
10 0 0
Henry.o.... I 0 11 1 0
McBrlde.is I 1 0 0 0
Johnson, p.. I 0 0 I 0
Totals... 10 6 2711 1
ToUls... 11 7 24 4 t
Cleveland Oil 000 W-3
Nationals 000 000 000-0
Runs Chapman. Jaokson, and O'Neill.
Bases on balls Oft Johnson. 1; oft Cotlamors,
1, Struck out By Johnson. 11; by Callsmore,
1. Btolen bases Jackson and Kirks. Earned
runs cievsisna, z. Two.oase mt-jacsson.
O'Neill. Double plays Chapman to KIrke;
Chapman to Wambsganis to KIrke. Plrst
bass on error Nationals. L Left on bsses
Cleveland. 6; Nationals. 5. Umpires Meiers.
O'Loughlln and Hlldebrand. Time of game I
hour and n minutes.
Fifty Thousand At Opening
See World Series Flag Go Up
and Braves Win.
BOSTON, Aug. 13. Fully 60,000 people
saw Braves Field properly dedicated
yesterday with a 8-to-l win for Boston
over the Cardinals. Preceding the game
the National eLague magnates with the
players of both teams marched to cen
ter field, where the world's champlon
shln emblem was flung- to the breezes.
Plav was called and Manager Clark
Griffith of the Senators pitched the
first ball to Manager Stalllngs. Man
ager Hugglns, who was at bat. took a
healthy swing at It. but missed.
Boston scored In the second on Ma
tree's single to center. Schmidt's sac
rifice and Maranvlllc's single. In the
eighth Smith walked and advanced on
Maranvllle's single. Both scored on
Gowdy's ran to the same place, which
Wilson tried hard to catch.
A Bescher single, followed by similar
clouts bv Miller and 1-ang, resulted In
St. Louis's only run in the ninth.
Former Big Leaguer
Pitches No-Hit Game
BUFFALO. N. V.. Aug. 19. Fred
"Doc" Beobe. of tho Buffalo Interna
tionals, a veteran of the game, pitched
a no-hit, no-run game here yesterday
acalnst Montreal. Beebe was at one
time h member of tho Chicago Na
tionals. Twentv-seven men wpre at hat In
today's game, only one of which reach
ed second base. Five reached first base,
three on bases on balls and two on
Marsans Injunction
Due For Consideration
ST. LOl'IS. Aug. 19.-The Injunction
suit nralns. Armando Marsans, the Cu
ban ball player, which has prevented
him from playlnsr with tho St Louis
Federals, Is due to be passed uon to
day. It was announced by Federal
District Judgs Dyer.
Jitney Baseball Has Twisted
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Average Golfer Is Not Consider
ed by Greens Committee,
There Is a growing tendency among
tolf club officials to make their courses
rnor playable, o that the once a week
golfer may enjoy the game. For some
time It was the custom of the leading
clubs to see how difficult their links
could be made. Courses were fairly
cluttered tip with bunkers and traps
placed to catch the shot that was Just
the least bit poorly played.
The work of stiffening the links ap
pealed to the professional and Class A
amateurs, but the uncomplaining duffer
was left to his own fate, which was
generally one of the troublesome traps
that greens committees so freely scat
tered around.
As the army of golfers with only or
dinary ability srew by the tens of thou
sands the club officials suddenly awak
ened to tho fact that this great class of
players should be catered to a little,
and they tried to arrive at a happy
medium by not making the links too
The tendency In this direction Is best
seen In the announcement of the mag-
MlAtunt T AAr llnlf. a, T jnir niurh T. T..
which says that Its course has been de-j
signed ana laia out ror tne average
Comment was made before the last
Metropolitan open championship that
the Fox Hills links, the scene of tho
tournament, were so easy that extreme
ly low scoring would result.
Tuckerman Will Meet
Hovey At Stockbridge
aTOCKBRIDOE. Mass.. Aug. 19.
Walter R. Tuckerman, a member of
the Chevy Chase Club, of Washington.
D. a. Is playing Richard H. Hovey, of
Providence, R. I.. In the finals for the
possession of the 1500 trophy in the an
nual gold tourney of the Stockbridge
Tuckerman and Hovey won their way
to the finals yesterday. The Washing
ton man has two legs on the cup and
a win today will give him permanent
Faber Stops Rally
And White Sox Win
CHICAGO, Aug. 19. Faber cut short
a Red Sox rally tn the ninth Inning of
yesterday's Boston-Chicago game, and
the White Sox won, 5 to 3. Carrlgan's
men had a full house with two out when
Lewis hit a grounder to Faber, who had
relieved Russell. The White Sox won
In the fifth round when they scored
three runs on a pass to Blackburne,
Russell's single, Murphy's triple, and E.
Collins' sacrifice.
Clarendon Will Meet
Machinists on Sunday
The Clarendon basoball team will meet
the Machinists on Sunday at Clarendon
at 2:80 p. in. The Clarendon nine has
played thirty-nine games so far this
season, wlnnlne thirty-three, losing five,
and tying one.
Manager Malone has tliroun out a
challenge to any amateur team In the
city for games In September and Octo-hw.
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No Self-Respecting Grafter Wishes to Horn His Way
Through the Gate Which Requires Only a
Dime to Enter Legitimately.
IN 1916.
(Ticket window of the Gorgonzola Baseball League.)
FAN "Gimme the liest seat in the league" (layB down a jitney).
TICKET SELLER "Ain't you got anything smaller?"
In boosting the price of baseball to a thin dime, the Feds are lay
ing themselves open to a lot of adverse criticism and tobasco comment,
particularly from the Moochers' Union, who heretofore, have prided
themselves upon their high-class mooching, and who would Bcorn to
mooch a sporting editor for a dime baseball pass,
Grafton Bunk, the Grand Bunkum of the Moochers' Union, was com
pletely fitted out with chagrin when interviewed at his residence near
the free lunch counter of Pop Engel's bar, and while slightly handi
capped by having both hands coagulated with gratis food, was able to
voice his sentiments between mooches.
"The high-handed methods of the
Federal League In submarining the
price of baseball Is piracy, pure and
simple." said Mr. Bunk, "and Is a
fiendish attempt to put the Moochers'
Union on the rocks. Baseball will soon
be so completely within the reach of
the working classes, that a high-class
moocher will be compelled to sit along
side of ordinary trades people who pas'd
to get In. Either the Fed League or
the Moochers' Union will have to per
ish, and It will be war to the knife. If
we can mooch a knife somewhere,"
"If It comes to a showdown," con
tinued the Grand Moocher," every
moocher In the land will lay down his
tools and walk out. Mooching will be at
a standstill all over the country. And
furthermore, at my command, every
moocher will withdraw his patronage
from the Fed League.
"We will refuse to mooch passes
from such a cheap outfit!"
Here Mr. Bunk's anger had carried
him to such a high pitch of enthusiasm,
that he tried to mooch Oscar, the head
Dsrtender. for some beer to nut under
neath the foam he had left on his
chin, with the customary result. Mr.
Hunk denarted from the conversation
in a southerly direction, and the inter
view was at the other end from which
it had started.
Oscar Is Immune from the mooching
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moistened with beer, In Newspaper
In spite of the opposition from Oscar,
there Is absolutely no doubt that the
Grand Bunkum Is correct In his delinea
tion of the Fed's methods. In cheapen
Iner baseball to a thin dim, competition
is sure to follow. In a few months, base
ball will have retrograded to a Jitney
(moocher for 5 cents), and from there
to a meg (moocher for a penny).
It will be Impossible to drop any low
Tuckerman Will Play
In Semi-Finals Today
STOCKBRIDGE. Mass.. Aug. 19. R.
H. Hovey. of Providence, R. I., and
Walter R. Tuckerman. of Washington,
each of whom has won the Stockbridge
Cup twice, and would gain permanent
possession of' It by a third victory, won
both their morning and afternoon
matches yesterday, and will take play In
the semi-finals today. W. P. Seeley, of
Bridgeport, former champion of Con
necticut, and C. J. Bellamy, of Spring
field, also are left In the running. Bell
amy win play Hovey ano rucKerman
will meet Seeley.
Griffiths Meets Cross
At Ebbets Field Tonight
NEW YORK, Aug, 19. One of the best
lightweight cards Gotham fans have
had a chance to see In weeks will bo
offered tonight at Ebbets Field, when
Johnny Griffiths, tho Akron llstuwelsht.
meets tho veteran rlngster, Leach
Croa. Betting Is comparatively light.
a3 this is Orlffth'a first showing hero,
and the sports know little of him. Both
men are below the stipulated we ght,
W, at i o'clock.
CHeAPeC3 (
er, as a meg Is the Cincinnati of cur
rency. The reduced price of baseball will also
have a deteriorating Influence on the
Scoreboard Dangler's Lodge. The mem
bers of this lodge have always support
ed baseball loyally, danglng around the
scoreboard until the last man was put
out. and never once Insisting on getting
a rain check. The saving on rain
checks was a big help to the manage
ment. Fuller Crust, the Chief Dangler of the
Scoreboard Dangler's Lodge, was more
grieved than angry when Questioned
about the cheapening of our national
pastime, and deplored copiously the ef
fect on his fellow Danglers.
"In the past the Dangler who dangled
around the scoreboard, saved at least SO
cents or a dollar on his day a work.
But now. what does the Dangler save
"A Jitney at the most! Is there any
money In dangling, any more? Dangling
will lose its romance. The former
populous curbstones will no more bo
rlchlv upholstered with the calloused
feet of skillful danglers. No dangler
will dangle for a paltry Jitney. The
Feds have busted the works."
Here Mr. Crust was interrupted by a
telephone call from the grand potentate
of the Bulletin Bullers to come down
and dangle iround the European war
bulletin board, which had Just been
completely furnished up with new hello
trope and pink pins. Before going,
0 hat dinE is, .1 ?."
iiuwrver, ne voiunteerea tne lniorma
ing was the coming fad
There s no monev In dangling any
more." ho said. "The procession Is
gummed. The cards are floovered."
To the poor fish who pays Iron money
to see a baseball game, It. therefore.
seems jnat naseball Is nicked. A con
census of opinion among expert turn
stile hurdlers, such as the Moochers
Danglers, and nullers. Is proof enough
of this.
Baseball has gone to the dogs.
Giants Bat Hard, But
Reds Bat Harder
NEW TORK. Aug. 19. Batters were
uppermost at the Polo Grounds and the
Cincinnati Reds, from whom Rube Ben
ton succeeded in escaping, though he
didn't know where to, hit with more
enom than the Giants. The latter,
therefore. In their last home stand
against the four prowlers from the In
terior, started out with a defeat. The
Henog trained minions beat them, 7
to 4. did It handily and In a clean
cut way.
The Giants batted hard, but the Herr-mann-HerzosB
bitted harder. The dun
geon dwellers played fine baseball and
did so every mtnute thev wore In the
gamo. There was nothing drooping
about them. They rndlatod more pep
per than the Giants. They were as live
wlrea ns If they were lending the pen
nant rush Instead of lagg'ng nnd went
to It with as much enthusiasm and
vigor as If headed for post-season
Sox Get Outfielder.
CHICAGO, Aug. 19. Charles Jackson.,
an outneider purchased from tho Bloom.
Ington club of the Three-Eye League.
Joined the Chicago White Box here to
day. He has made a reputation by his
heavy hltUaa.
League Standing
Standing of the Clubs.
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Tvun.um. rrt, win !.
Boston IS N .M7
Dotrolt U .M
Chicago 41 .S07
New York tl SI .(00
Clevslanfl 43 .!
Bt. I.OUIS it M .174
Atbltttcs M 71 MX
Today's Games.
Wssbtngtoo st Cleveland.
1'hlUdelphla at D.trolt.
New York at St. Iult.
Boston at Chicago.
Tomorrow's Game.
Washington at Cleveland.
Philadelphia at DMrolt.
Boston at Chicago.
New York at Bt Louis.
Yesterday's Results.
Clsvctand, I; Washington, 0.
Dstrolt. 4: Athletics. 1.
Chicago, t; Boston, t.
N'w York-Bt. Ixjuls Rain.
Standing of the Clubs.
War.. Lost. Pet.
win votm.
Phillies 14 47 .544
Brooklyn U 41 .681
Chicago 45 SI .S14
Boston SI U .500
Pittsburgh SS SS .400
New York SO SS .415
Bt. Louis SI S9 .444
Cincinnati SO SI .442
Today's Games.
Chicago at Brooklyn.
Cincinnati st New York.
fit. Louis at Boston.
Pittsburgh st Philadelphia.
Tomorrow's Games.
Flttstmri-h st Philadelphia.
Clnclnnstl st New York.
Chicago at Brooklyn.
St. Louts at Boston.
Yesterday's Results.
Pittsburgh. I: Phillies. 4.
Cincinnati. 7; New York. 4.
Chlosgo, I; Brooklyn, 0.
Boston. I; St. Louis, 1.
Standing of the Clubs.
Win. Lose.
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Won. Lost. Pet.
Chicago 2 U .CM
Pittsburgh 60 47 .S1
Newark 10 S .lit
Rants City 1 CO .559
St. Louis 63 (1 .CSS
Buffalo... tl 4 .441
UrooHljn 60 61 .442
Baltimore U Tl .151
Today's Games.
St. Louts st Newsrk.
Brook) n at Pittsburgh.
cnieage at Baltimore.
Kansas City at Buffalo.
Tomorrow's Games.
St. Louis at Brooklyn.
Chicago at Buffalo.
Kansas City st Bsltlmors.
Yesterday's Results.
Baltimore, (; Chicago, 0.
Pittsburgh, i:; Brooklyn. K
Buffalo, t; Kansas City. 3.
Buffalo, ; Kansas City, 1.
John McGraw Begins His Re
building Process By Cutting
Outfielder Loose.
NEW TORK. Aug. 19. Fred Snod
grass. Giant out "fielder, has been
released unconditionally by McGraw,
and It Is reported he may sign with
the Cincinnati Heds.
Rube Marquard and Chief Meyers
are said to bo due to leave the
Giants. McGraw refused to make any
ftateruent when asked regarding the
rumor that he had asked waivers on
these two. It Is possible that Mc
Graw hopes to make a trade and Is
feeling around for offers.
Snodgrass hns not been hitting ef
fectively this year and has been of
little use to the Giants. He Joined the !
club In 190S, a college star from Cal
ifornia. He has played svery posi
tion on the club except pitcher.
McGraw Is looking for another
catcher and. since Meyers and Dooln '
are the only seasoned backstops he
has. If Meyers and Marquard aro
ttuded It probably will be for an-1
other catcher, I
Hersog Is said to want 8nodgrans
ns a utility man to substitute at first
base and In the outfield.
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Winston-Salem, N. C
Argonauts Not to Send Crews
to National Regatta for First
Just how seriously the war has ta
terfered with athletics In Canada may
be Judged by the fact that mors than
one-half of the registered members of
the Canadian Association of Amateur
Oarsmen are at the front, or have en
listed and are watting their turn to be
sent there, and also by the announce- '
ment that until the war Is over the an
nual Canadian Henley will be aban
doned. Joseph Wright, of Toronto, for yean
coach of the famous Argonaut crews of
that city, who comblrtes his Interest la
rowing with the duties of postmaster
of Toronto, was asked to give a brief
sketch on how rowing has been affected
In Canada by the war. This Is Bis
"In regard to this, I might say that
the war has taken the best rowing men
from Canada. Of an active member
ship of 1,301 In the Canadian Associa
tion of Amateur Oarsmen. M are now
serving -the empire at the front, and
more are going every day.
"The Argonaut Club has more than a
hundred members, on active service, of
whom ten have been killed and many
wounded and taken prisoners. Among
the killed Is Jeff Taylor, whom I con
sider the best stroke Canada ever had.
He stroked the crews that won the
eights and fours at the National Asso
ciation of American Oarsmen regatta at
Philadelphia In 1907. And he also
stroked the fours and eights at Sara
toga in 1911. which established records.
''We held our Canadian regatta this
year, most of the men taking part hav
ing already enlisted for the war and
on a week's leave from camp, returning
Immediately on Saturday night after
the regatta was over.
"This Is the first year In twenty or
twenty-five the Argonauts have not
been represented at the national re
gatta. We are not represented, be
cause we had no crews. We haa four
eights, three fours, two scullers, and a
double rowing at the Canadian Henley
and won all the sweep races except ons
tho 140-pound four and the Inter
mediate singles and senior doubles
n'ne races tn all.
"The club had a meeting after the
regatta and decided not to send Its
crews to the American championships
for two reasons: one was that three
and four men rowing In each crew were
K0.ng t0 enlat on Saturday night, or
fcad 8enUstod and had to be In camp on
Monday; the other being money mar
ters, the club being of the opinion that
money, should there be any, could be
better spent In the patriotic fund.
"Our club Is carrying the member
ship of every one of Its members at
the front"
Brooklyn Is Thrown
For 9-to-0 Loss By Cubs
NEW YORK. Aug. 19. Big Jim
Vaughn and Williamsburg Day wsra
too much for the Dodgers all In ona
afternoon. Robbie's young men lost
their toe hold against Roger Bresna
hnn's Cubs at Ebbets' Field yesterday
afternoon. They were thrown for a
tremendous loss a 9 to 0 snutout. But
there Is some satisfaction In the fact
that the Cubs were overdue to win one)
from Brooklyn and the Dodgers were
due to smear the landscape with on
or those periodical somnamnu:istic exni-
bltlonn which all good clubs scatter tn
their wak ever and anon when pen
nant bound.
Some Facts About
New Tip-Top Leader
Managed the Cincinnati Reds and
played with the Yankees, and
lives to teil the tale.
Wears a badger hair cut.
Owns a billiard parlor in Roches
ter. Played bridge with Heywood
Broun on last Southern train
ing trip of Giants.
Won three successive pennants
with Rochester club.
Mentioned among 999,999,999
candidates for managership of
Yankees last winter.
Players call him "Long Jawn."
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