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The, fans who journeyed to the
Moorhead ball park yesteiday, found
the giand stand upset and they were
compelled to sit on the bleachers or
grouped abcut the walls of the "arena"
under the fclaaing sun. Despite that
fact and in spite of the fact that Grand
Forks came through wit'.i the long end
of the score the crowd got. :ts money's
worth for it was a heart-breaking see
saw contest*, that way anybody's game
until Weidell was nipped at the plate
in the last Inniag.
Grand Forks ounded the ball liar-l,
and neither Ferris nor Beisser suc
ceeded to any appreciable extent in
tiring them out or keeping them guess
ing. On the other hand, the Grain
growers were unable to hit opportune
ly, and although they came within one
.of it out in the last ditch, the visitors
copped the victory, 5 to 4.
Unglaub tied the score in the eighth
inning on a home run, but Freer came
back in the ninth with another homer,
upsetting the layout for the home team
and gaining an advantage that could
not be overcome.
Thfl Forks team made its first
circuit in the first Inning. After1 Mc
Graw had knocked one into Weidell's
mit. Freer hit and stole a base, and
Flaherty hit and scored Freer. Alt
man flew out to center and Anderson
was beat out to first.
Schuler fanned, Sullivan was beat
out on the initial sprint and Dreis hit
but wag scalped on second base by
Nifnecker, who permitted Unglaub to
get to first while he was doing it.
Nifnecker and Wheeler both went
down at first, Greisel springing into
the air after a high boy to get the
latter. Peters flew to center.
After Doyle had been thrown out at
first, Greisel got a two-bagger. Peter
Bon previously had muffed a foul fly
on Greisel so was charged with an
error. A fly to left field and a ground
er to first put Weidell and Murphy
out of the running.
Snow hit but was caught at second
when McGraw was given the advant
age of fielder's choice. Freer hit, but
was followed by Flaherty's foul fly to
Peterson and Altman's failure to beat
one to first.
Ferris fanned, Schuler was thrown
out on a relay to first knd Sullivan flew
to left field.
Anderson and Nifneoker both hit,
and Ferris was in a tight place. But
"Wheeler flew to center, and although
Peters hit, filling the bases, Anderson
and Snow went out on a double play,
Ferris to Murphy to Greisel.
Dreite flew to short, Unglaub watked
but was caught at second atid Doyle
knocked a foul fly to first.
McGraw sent one to Schuler, which
was relayed to first ahead of the run
ner, and Freer fanned. Flaherty hit
and stole a base, but Altman fanned.
Greisel was thrown out on the in
itial sprint, and although Weidell
walked and stole a base, Murphy
struck out and Ferris lost out on the
first leg of his journey^
In the sixth inning both teams scor
ed, Grand Forks one and the Grain
growers two, tieing the score.
Wheeler went to first on fielder's
choice with two men down. Peters
hit. Snow knocked one to the infield,
which Ferris picked up and relayed
wide of first, letting Wheeler score,
while Snow reached the initial station
safely.
Schuler had been put down at first
when Sullivan walked. Then Dries
went down on the initial sprint, but
Unglaub came to the rescue with a
NORTHERN LEAGUE.
Winona WlnH and Ties.
Virginia, Minn., July 27.—Winona
took the first game of a double-header
Saturday and the teams were tied for
the second in the seventh inning when it
was necessary to call it off because of
the state law prohibiting Sunday base
ball after 6 p. m. In the first contest
the visitors played an errorless game,
and the fight was close and hot until
the finish.
Virginia clouted the ball generously
in the second game, registering twelve
hits, while Winona connected for five
saf© ones. The score
First game— R. H. E.
Winona 3 5 0
Virginia 1 3 3
Batteries—Dahlffreii \and Agnew
Bell and Meyer.
Second game— JR. H. E.
Winona 7 6 6
Virginia 7 12 2
Batteries—Meyer, Snyder, and Mor
gan Benson, Wright and Farrell.
Split a Doable-Header.
Duluth, July 27.—The harbor twins
sfHH a double-header yesterday, Duluth
taking the first, 6 to 2, and Superior
quitting with the long end of a 3 to 2
score when the state law interfered
with progress after the seventh Inning.
The scores
First game— R. H. E.
Duluth ......... 6 10 2
These drawings of the hull of Sham
rock IV, the cup challenger which Sir
Thomas Lipton hopes will beat any
thing produced in the United tSates,
show her to be a freak. She may be
a racing marvel or a very poor fail
ure. The Designer Nicholson had ad
mitted that he has built a freak. He
Read The Forum for
Latest in Basefeall
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three-bagger and SulllVan didn't tiKVei
to hurry home. Doyle's hit and steal
was followed by Greisel's fly to short,
and with the score tied the side retired.
The visitors continued their credit
able endeavor in the seventh. Freer
knocked a three-bagger and scored
when Flaherty got a single and was
advanced to third on Sullivan's error.
At that point Beisser relieved Ferris,
who had wilted under the severe rays
of the sun. Altman flew to left field
and Anderson hit and scored Flaherty.
But Anderson went out at second and
so did Nifnecker, who reached first on
fielder's choice.
Weidell and Murphy were down
when Beisser got started on an error
of Freer's and Schuler's hit brought
him in. Then Schuler lost out at sec
ond.
Peters walked after Wheeler had
sent a fly to right field, and Larson,
who had been put in the box In the
seventh, when Snow melted, reached
first on fielder's choice, while his prede
cessor lost out at second. McGraw
fanned.
Sullivan flew to second and Dries
fanned. Then Unglaub came to the
front with a homer, which he had
threatened from the bench all after
noon. Doyle hit and stole, but Greisel
was relayed out at first.
With the score tied for the second
time. Freer came to bat in the ninth
and bumped one over the fence, mak
ing the circuit without interference.
Although Flaherty, Altman and Ander
son went out successively, it didn't
matter, for the run was sufficient to
distinguish the winner.
Things started out all right for the
locals in the last of the ninth, when
Weidell was passed by Hanson, who
relieved Larson. Murphy sacrificed
and Beisser flew to center field. Then
Weidell was caught out on the home
stretch as Schuler was permitted to
travel unmolested to first.
The score:
Grand Forks-— AB PO A E
McGraw, cf 5 0 0 1 1 0
Freer, 3b 5 3 4 1 0 1
Flaherty, rf 6 1 3 0 0 0
Altman, If 5 0 1 2 0 0
Anderson, lb 5 0 2 11 0 0
Nifnecker, ss 3 0 1 4 3 0
Wheeler, 2b ,4 1 0 2 4 0
Peters, 3 0 2 6 2 1
Snow, 3 0 1 0 2 0
Larson, 1 0 0 0 0. 0
Hanson, 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 39 5 14 27 12 2
F-M— ABR POA E
Schuler, 2b 4 0 1 1 6 0
Sullivan, cf 3 1 0 4 01
Dries, qs 4 0 1 6 0 0
Unglaub, Sb 3 2 2 0 2 0
Doyle, rf 4 0 2 0 0 0
Greisel, lb 4 0 1 10 0 0
Weidell, If 2 0 0 2 0 0
Murphy, 3 0 0 4 4 0
Ferris, 2 0 0 0 4 1
Beisser, 2 1 0 0 1 0
Totals 31 4 7 27 16 2
Score by Innings:
Grand Forks 10000120 1—5
F-M 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0—4
Sacrifice hits, Murphy three-base
hits. Freer, Unglaub home runs.
Freer, Unglaub left on bases, Grand
Forks 7, Fargo-Moorhead 4 double
play, Ferris to Murphy to Greisel
hits, off Snow 4 in 6 innings, off Lar
son 3 in 1 2-3 innings, off Ferris 11 in
6 innings, off Beisser 3 in 3 innings
struck out, by Snow 3, by Larson 1, by
Ferris 2, by Beisser 1 bases on balls,
off Snow 3, off Hanson 1, off Ferris 1,
off Beisser 1 stolen bases. Freer, Fla
herty, Doyle (2), Weidell. Time, 1:40.
Umpires, McGarry and Flood.
Superior .V. ...... 2 6 5
Batteries—Withers atfd Sweeley
Benton and Benrud.
Second game— R. H. E.
Superior 3 0
Duluth •... 2 3 1
Batteries—Cummings and Warner
Grina and Edwards.
Buffalo Shuts Out Dilworth.
Buffalo, N. D., July 27.—In a pitch
ers' battle the local team won over
the fast Dilworth boys by a score of 2
to 0. Fiddler of Dilworth struck out
thirteen men and allowed four hits,
while Feuerhelm for the locals receiv
ed eleven strike outs and only allowed
two hits. The rest of both teams play
ed air tight ball and only one error
was made by the locals, and three by
the visitors. Although slightly out
classed in the art of score making, the
Dilworth boys are professional gentle
men, which the citizens of Buffalo ap
preciate more than winning the game.
They lost the game like true sports
should and any time they want a
game the Buffalo team will willingly
give it to them. The N. P. should be
proud of these boys as they are a
credit to the company. Score:
S-
R.H, E.
Buffalo 2 4 1
Dilworth 0 2 3
Is one of the few English boat build
ers who had nerve enough to get
away from the conventional lines.
"Shamrock is a semi-scow, resembl
ing in this some of the fast racing
boats built about ten or twelve years
ago under the old rule, such as Hugue
not and Rochelle turned out by Hunt­
LINES OF SHAMROCK IV„ SIR THOMAS LIPTON'S CUP CHALLENGER
JTABOU rurtUjn /VIS17 UAXUI UirU BL1
UflJtf, MONDAY EVENING,
STANDING OF CLUBS.
Northern
League.
Won. Lost. Pet.
28 636
31 .608
36 .saT2
39 .494
Grand Forks ... 36 40 .474
Fargo-Moorhead .. ... 37 42 .468
... 34 45 .430
Ft. William 53 .333
American Association.
Won. Lost. Pet.
Louisville 56 45 554
Milwaukee 44 546
Cleveland .... 53 47 .530
Kansas City 52 50 .510
Indianapolis .. 50 .505
Columbus 50 49 .505
Minneapolis .. 52 .475
62 .374
National League.
Won. Lost. Pet.
New York 51 32 .614
Chicago 51 37 .580
St. Louis 46 43 .517
40 45 .471
Cincinnati 40 48 .455
Philadelphia 38 46 .452
Pittsbugrh .... 47 .440
Brooklyn .... 36 4G .439
Artierican League.
Woni Lost. Pet.
Philadelphia 55 32 .632
Boston 50 40 .556
Washington 47 4i .534
St. Louis 46 42 .517
Detroit 47 44 .516
Chicago 46 44 .511
New York 36 51 .414
Cleveland 29 60 .326
Federal League.
Won. Lost. Pet.
Chicago 51 37 .580
Baltimore 47 38 .553
Brooklyn 44 37 .543
Indianapolis 45 40 .529
Buffalo 41 42 .494
Kansas City 41 49 ,456
St. Louis 37 52 .416
Pittsburgh 35 48 .422
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I NATIONAL LEAGUE. I
Boston Wins Ten Straight.
Cleveland O., July 27.—Boston won
its tenth straight :ame from Cleve
land yesterday, the score being 4 to 1.
Cleveland slightly outbatted Boston
but the latter was able to bunch hits
with Morton's passes. Boston scored
its first run on singles by Scott and
Speaker and an infield out. In the
ninth passes to Speaker and Gardner
were followed by singles by Henrik
sen and Hoblitzell and Cady's sacri
fice fly, three runs resulting. Score:
R. H. E.
Boston 4 8 2
Cleveland 1 9 0
Batteries—Shore and Cady Morton
and O'Neill.
1 AMERICAN LEAGUE. 1
Divide a Double-header.
St. Louis, July 27.—St. Louis and
Washington broke even in a double
header here yesterday afternoon, the
visitors taking the first contest, score
2 to 0, and the home club annexing
the second 4 to 1.
Washington took the opening game
by bunching hits in the first inning.
Thereafter Weilman was steady with
men on the bases. St. Louis could do
nothing with the deliveries of Engcl
and Ayres. St. Louis did not get a
hit off Engel, who was taken out after
two were out and the basfs filled in
the fourth. In the next inning Shot
ton doubled, the locals' only hit of the
game.
In the second game James had the
visitors guessing while St. Louis hit
Johnson hard in the opening inning
and scored two runs. Pratt's triple
ad Walker's single counted one in the
third. Score:
First game— R. H. E.
Washington 2 8 1
St. Louis 0 1 1
Batteries—Engel, Ayers and Henry
Weilman and Agnew.
Second game— R. H. E.
St. Louis 4 7 1
Washington 1 4 0
Batteries—James and Agnew John
son and A. Williams, Ainsmith.
Athletics Win Eloven Straight.
Detroit, Mich., July 27.—Detroit's
errors and the heavy hitting of Phila
delphia enabled the champions to win
their eleventh straight game by a
score of 8 to 6. The contest was de
cided in the tenth when Barry beat
out an infield hit, Dauss threw badly
to second trying for a force play.
Murphy singled and Veach's throw to
the plate got past the catcher. Detroit
tied it in the eighth and ninth by
timely hitting. Shawkey was taken
out in the tenth after he had passed
Moriarty with nobody out and J. Bush
finished the game. The batting of
Burns, .Mclnnls and Schang featured.
Score:
Profile of Lines*
locals 1 to 0 in a pitchers' battle be
tween Walsh and Cole, and losing the
other 3 to 7 in a batting bee.
Cole held the locals to four scatter
ed hits while Walsh allowed two of
the five made off him to be bunched,
combined with a fielders' choice these
scored the only run of the game.
In the second game the White Sox
hit Brown all over the field for a com
fortable lead and never were in dan
ged. When Faber weakened in the
seventh' inning Cicotte replaced him
with the bases full and retired the
side. Score:
First game— R. H. E.
New York 1 5 0
Chicago 0 4 0
Batteries: Cole and Sweeney
Walsh and Schalk,
Second game— R.H.E.
Chicago 7 11 1
New York 3 9 3
Batteries: Faber, Cicotte and
Schalk Brown, McHale, Pleh, Fisher
and Nunamaker.
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Philadelphia ...8* 14 2
Detroit 6 7 4
Batteries—Shawkey, J. Bush and
Schang Covaleskle, Dauss and Stan
age and McKee. i
Yankees Divide With Chicago.
Chicago, July 27.—Chicago and New
ork broke even in a double-header
yesterday. New York shutting out the
deal* to Jfttt
ington," says Thomas Fleming Day In
The Rudder. "Her bow resembles the
Crosby cats and her forebody the
sloop Dragoon, a very fast-reaching
craft built by Webber, about 18915.
She has all the ear marks of a fast
racing freak.
"Shamrock Is planked with three
thicknesses of mahogany, the total
FEDERAL LEAGUE.
K. C. Winn Unties* Game.
Indianapolis, July 27.—Hits and er
rors in the sixth, seventh and eighth
innings gave Kansas City enough runs
to win yesterday's game 9 to 5. Both
teams played listless ball. The game
was called at end of the eighth by
agreement to allow both teams to catch
their trains. Score:
In the opening game six pitchers
were used. LaRoy pitched r"od ball
until the seventh when he was knock
ed out of the box. Willis, who follow-
ed was wild and after he had passed
two men was replaced by Merz. In
the second game the home club got
away to a good lead but Young weak
i ened in the fourth and eighth, in which
innings the visitors made all their hits.
Scores:
First Game— R. H. E.
I Milwaukee 6 9 2
i Indianapolis 5 7 1
I Batteries Dougherty, Powell,
i Braun and Hu?hes LaRoy, Willlas,
Merz and Gossett, Livingstone,
Second game— R. H. E,
Milwaukee 4 7 2
Indianapolis 4 5 1
I Batteries Young and Hughes
Schardt and Livingstone.
Even Break at Kansas City.
Kansas City, July 27.—Kansas City
and Louisville broke even in a double
header yesterday. In the first game
Northrup for Louisville kept the locals
hits scattered, the visitors winning
easoily. The locals were saved from a
shut-out when Titus hit a home run
in the eighth.
Kansas City won the second game
through timely hitting by Moore and
Roth.
First game— R. H. E.
Louisville .. 9 11 1
Kansas City 1 9 2
Batteries—Northrup and Severeid
Gallia, Allison and Gelbel.
Second game— R. H. E.
Kansas City 4 12 1
Louisville 2 5 1
Batteries—Morgan, Gallia and
Moore Tony and Severeid.
Two For St. Paul.
St. Paul July 27.—St. Paul won two
games from Cleveland yesterday In
twelve and six innings, respectively.
The first, a long drawn out pitchers'
contest, was taken by a close margin,
4 to 3, and the second stood 4 to 1
when it was necessary to stop because
of the state law. Scores:"
First Game— R. H. E.
St. Paul 4 8 2
Body Pit*
raterlmes Deck PJo«?»
sr WtMMSfOtf OP THS
thickness being 13-4 inches. Two 1 -2
inch thicknesses laid diagonally, and
one 3-4 Inch, fore-and-aft. Her string
ers are of wood, five of a side. Her
deck is of Russian birch five
thickness pressed together in sheets
7 feet by 15 feet. This deck is laid
on light steel beams. The thickness
is 3-4 ojf an inch."
JUIjY
R. H. E.
Kansas City 9 13 5
Indianapolis 5 11 5
Batteries—Packard, Stone and East
erly Mullen, Mosely and Texter.
SATURDAY'S GAMES.
Northern League,
Duluth, 4 Superior. 0.
Virginia, 6 Winona, 4.
Ft. Wiliam. 8 Winnipeg, 5.
American Association.
Milwaukee, 3: Indianapolis, 2.
St. Paul. 7 Cleveland. 11.
Minneapolis, 0, 4 Columbus, 2, 12.
Kansas City, 1 Louisville, 4.
American League.
Philadelphia, 3 St. Louis. 0.
New York. 4 Pittsburgh. 2.
Brooklyn, 3, 5 Cincinnati, 4, 1.
Boston, 4 Chicago. 5.
National League.
Cleveland, 6 Boston. 8.
Detroit, 4 Philadelphia, 10.
Chicago, 1 New York, 0 (Thirteen
innings).
Lt. Louis-Washington rain.
Federal League.
Baltimore 1 St. Louis. 8.
Buffalo 3, 3 Kansas City 1, 4.
Pittsburgh 2, Indianapolis 1, (Thir
teen innings).
Pittsburgh, 6 Indianapolis 5,
(twelve innings).
Brooklyn 6, 0 Chicago, 5, 5.
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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
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Champs Win One Share One.
Milwaukee, July 27.—The champions
won the first game yesterday 6 to 5
by taking a brilliant rally after two
were out in the ninth and tied the sec
ond 4 to 4. The second game was
called at the end of the eighth inning
to allow the Indianapolis team to
catch a train.
21, 1914.
Cleveland 3 11 4
Batteries—Hall and James W.
James and Devogt.
Second Game— R. H. E.
St. Paul 4 7 1
Cleevland 1 5 1
Batteries—Hopper and James
Brenton and Billings.
Millers Win and Lose.
Mlnenapolis, July 27.—Minneapolis
won the first game of today's double
header from Columbus 8 to 6, but
dropped the second 12 to 2. The locals
went, to pieces in the second contest
and the visitors scored at will. Hinch
man kept up his hitting streak by
scoring a home run, a triple and a
sincle in the first, and a single in the
second game. Scores:
Firs* (tame— R. H. K.
Minneapolis 8 14 3
Columbus 6 9 1
Batteries—Fiene and W. Smith
Ferry, Taylor and S, Smith.
Second game— R. H. E.
Columbus 12 13 1
Minneapolis 2 6 8
Batteries—Scheneberg and Smith
Hogue and Rondeau.
FORD TEAM WINS
HILLSBORO GAME
The Ford ball team took the fast
Hillsboro outfit into camp yesterday
by a score of 2 to 1. All the scoring
took place in the first two innings, the
balance of the game being very tame.
Peterson was on the mound for the
Fords and had the Hillsboro bunch
eating out of his hand all the way,
being air tight with men on the bases.
Yesterdays victory gives the Fords
a claim to the fastest amateur team
in the two cities and it will shortly is
sue a challenge to some of the local
clubs for a game to decide the cham
pionship.
Mnich Has Winner.
Munich, N. D., July 27.—On Friday,
July 21, the Munich Browns took the
fast Edmore team into camp on the
Munich grounds by a score of 8 to 1.
Knapton, the Edmore twirler, struck
out fourteen men in six innings, but
allowed nine hits. Bachman for Mu
nich allowed only three hits and
struck out sceven men. Leonard was
at the receiving end for Edmore and
Whiting for Munish.
On Thursday Munich got away
with the big money at the tournament
at Sarles. The first game played
against the combined Pilot Mound and
Crystal City teams was a walkaway
for the Browns, the score being 17 to
2. Batteries: For Munich. Otis and
Whiting for Pilot Mound, Collons and
Flick. Clyde also defeated the same
team, 4 to 2, and in the evening Mu
nich shut out Clyde, 4 to 0. Batteries
for Munich, Bachman and Whiting
for Clyde, Sherrln and Strand.
ROB ROY WINS
FREE-FOR-ALL
A fist fight between Driver Russell
of Don Densmore, and Macey, driving
George Gano, was one of the interesting
"side features" in the final racing pro
gram at the state fair Saturday after
noon. Macey was taken off the track
in the fourth heat and Russell was
fined 125. Fred Martin, substituting
for Macey in the fourth heat, collided
with Russell just after the first round
and both sulkies were wrecked. Rob
Roy finished the race alone.
Densmore took the first heat in the
free-for-all, and Rob Roy took the next
three successfully. Densmore's time In
the first, 2:06 3-4, was better than ho
made in his exhibition race earlier In
the week. While the free-for-all was
the feature attraction of the after
noon, much interest was manifested in
both'the 2:22 pace and the consolation
race. Summary:
Free-for-all:
Rob Roy, 2-1-1-1.
Don Densmore, 1-2-2-3.
George Gano, 3-3-3-2.
Time: 2:06 3-4 2:10 1-1 1:10 1-4
2:30.
2s22 Pace.
Danica, 2-1-1-1.
Anita V, 1-2-2-2.
Shackmoxen, 3-3-3-3.
Grace Red, 4-6-4-4.
Power Patch, 6-4-5-5.
Billy Sunday, 5-5-6-dr.
Time: 2:13 1-4 2:12 1-4 1:12 1-2
2:15 1-4.
Consolation Race.
Dr. Dill, 1-1-1.
Red Cross, 3-3-3.
Idle Time, 4-2-4.
Independent Sam, 5-4-2.
Buster, 2-7-7.
Victor Allerton, 7-8-5.
Chestola, 9-5-0.
Kingsley, 6-6-8.
Miss Haski.'is, 8-9-9.
Baron Wizard, 10-10-10.
Time: 2:23 1-2 2:20 1-4 2:31.
MANY ENTRANTS
IN GOLF TODRNEY
Grand Rapids, Mich., July 27.—One
of the classics of American golf, the
western amateur championship, will
begin today on the links of the Kent
Country club. The final match of
thirty-six holes will be played Satur
day and there are alreactV here more
than 200 entrants, including nearly ev
amateur who during the
s has won an important
title.
Warren K. Wood of Chicago, the
present title holder, was prevented by
business from competing this season
but "Chick" Evans, who broke the
Kent course record Saturday in the
Olympic cup tournament, Jack Neville,
Bob Gardner, Albert Seckel, Paul
Hunter, Mason Phelps, Frazer Hale,
and many other stars who have glit
tered brightly in the past are ready to
get in the play,
The sensational playing of Evans,
Hale and Neville has won them a host
of supporters but there are so many
boys who have been playing brilliant
golf that not a few veterans believe
ono or more of them may flash into
fame as did Ouimet in the east, last
season. Two boy stars who are giv
ing the veterans considerable concern
are Harry Adair of Atlanta and John
Simpson of Galesburg, III. Adair, who
is not quite 16 years old, was runner
up in the recent southern amateur
championship. Simpson's medal score
in the Olympic tournament Saturday
was 148 and Frazer Hale, with his 70
for the afternoon round, was the only
golfer able to beat the youngster's
performance.
WEALTH IN STOPPERS.
Man Who Controlled Porcelain Product
Lrnvf* More Than a Million.
New York Sun: The appraisal field
of the estate of Karl Hutter, who died
on June 15, 1913, and whose firm con
trolled the patent for the porcelain
stopper for bottles, shows that chiefly
through the sale of these stoppers Mr.
Hutter left a fortune of $1,168,172. The
appraisal states that since the porce
lain stopper has been supplanted by
the tin crown stopper, that part of the
business of Mr. Hutter's firm scarcely
yields a profit.
Sporting News of
New York, July 27.—The two world's
series contenders of last year struck
their strides in the week just closed,
each playing for the first time this
season at a real pennant-like clip. The
New York Natioals breezed through
the week with a clean record of five
games won and none lost. The Phila
delphia Americans went their old
time rivals one better, scoring six vic
tories, meeting no reverses and run
ning their first sustained winning
streak of the year up to ten straight.
The brilliant work of the Athletics
and setbacks for four of the teams
that were pressing them cloaely less
than a fortnight ago has resulted in a
lead for the Mackmen that the trailing
clubs will find lt difficult to overcome.
In the National league, however, the
situation is materially different.
Playing just about as consistent ball
as in the palmiest days of their nota
ble past, the Chicago Cubs have suc
ceeded in keeping tho National league
race at a pitch of tense interest. In
the past two weeks they have match
ed the Giants victory for victory and
even gone a trifle beyond this. The
fortnight's record shows O'Day's men
to have won ten games and lost two,
as against nine victories and three
defeats for the New Yorks. The result
of the stlck-to-lt-iveness of the Cubs
is that a bare two and a half games
separate them from the leading cham
pions.
Going down the line, St. Loui3 is not
to be left out of the calculations. Hug
gins' men had won seven straight
games up to Saturday when the Phil
adelphias downed them, and are play
ing consistently.
Boston's spurt which carried the
team from the cellar position up to
fourth place within less than a week
has been a notable feature o{ the
league race.
Pennant aspirations of several clubs
were further blighted in American
league play during the week. Detroit
came to New York and was conquered.
Washington, trimmed by Cleveland in
three out of four games in the series
completed early in the week, only
broke even on the week's play, but
pushed Chicago further dwn by bfat
in*f Callahan's team two in three
games. St. Louis, which broke even
in New York by winning a double
header on Monday, was set back as
far as It had advanced by losing both
ends of a double bill to Boston.
New York proved about the worst
stumbling block for all the western
visitors on their trip, none of thcni
taking a series in a city where notable
percentage gains had been counted
upon. As for the Boston's, their re
cent climb has caused them to be
picked up by some observers as the
most likely rivals of the Athletics In
the home stretch of the race. They
jumped from fourth to second place
during the week and started their
western trip ausplciusly by taking two
in succession from the Clevelands.
This gave them ten straight wins.
The White Sox pitching staff seems
to have regained its fine form but the
club is doing little against oppoaing
box men.
The record In each league of games
played, won and lost during the week,
with runs, hits, errors and men left on
bases follows:
World While It's News
POST SEASON BATTLERS
STRIKE OLD-TIME CLIP
IN WEEK JUST CLOSED
National League.
P. W. H. E. LB.
New York ... 5 5 0 32 63 4 36
Chicago 6 6 0 43 61 10 41
St. Louis 6 5 1 23 59 6 39
Boston 7 5 2 21 43 9 51
Cincinnati ... 7 1 6 17 50 16 34
Philadelphia 7 1 6 23 49 16 35
Pittsburgh ... 7 2 5 13 44 11 38
Brooklyn 7 1 6 24
G6
10 46
American League.
Philadelphia 6 0 34 Cl 8 40
xBogton .^ ... 5 4 0 23 54 S 46
Washington .. 4 2 2 15 35 8 33
xxDetroit 6 0 5 18 53 11 43
xSt. Louis ... 5 2 2 15 33 12 23
Chicago 5 2 3 13 38 9 28
xxXew York 7 3 3 22 57 11 49
Cleveland 6 1 5 17 48 8 4S
xTie game Tuesday, July 21.
xxTle game Thursday, July 23.
Association Leadership Doubtful.
Three teams took turns in leading
the American association race last
week. At the beginning, Milwaukee
was in front but the margin by which
the Brewers led was so small that
when they lost both games of a dou
ble-header to Cleveland the latter
climbed to the top. On the same day
Sunday Louisville took second
place, Its distance behind Cleveland
being so short that the difference in
their records did not appear In the
three figures of the precentage col
umn. A double victory over Minneap
olis was responsible for the Colonels'
advance. On Monday, Cleveland again
downed Milwaukee while Louisville
took another from Minneapolis, so the
situation out in front was unchanged.
On Tuesday, however, Sheckard's men
found the pace too swift and with the
Brewers showing a return of their
championship ability dropped two
games. Louisville then went into the
lead, making a clean-up of the series
with Minneapolis. Wednesday was an
off-day in the association, and as each
of the three leaders won on Thursday
their relative positions were unchang­
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ed. Friday, the champions gained
ground, their even break with Indian
apolis putting them In second place
when Cleveland lost to St. Paul and
Louisville fell back through a loss to
Kansas City.
Saturday, the three won their games
and their positions accordingly were
unchanged.
In the Federal league, Chicago
maintained its lead but Indianapolis,
erstwhile pace-setter, suffered enough
reverses at the start of its eastern trip
to drop from second to fourth place on
Saturday. Finding St. Louis easy
Baltimore advanced to second place,
while Brooklyn, batting with Chicago,
took three games out of five and ad
vanced to third place.
Second division teams among the
outlaws with the exception of St.
Louis, showed a flash of winning form.
Buffalo remained about stationary, re
covering somewhat from recent re
verses, but Kansas City and Pitts
burgh improved, the latter winding up
the week with a double victory over
Indianapolis.
RACE CARNIVAL
ON AT DETROIT
Detroit, Mich., July 27.—With the
largest entry the Detroit Driving club
has had in many years for its Blue
Ribbon meeting, which opens today,
firand Circuit trotters and pacers are
here for a five days' racing carnival
at the state fair grounds, which
promises new track records and per
haps the lowering of world's records.
The club officials claim there aro
about 30 per cent more horses entered
for the Detroit program than raced
in North Randall track last week. The
fast time made by Cleveland and the
fact that those same horses will bo
here next week, besides the additional'
entries, are reasons why the local rac
ing followers are optimistic about tho
success of the meeting.
""he track has been Improved by
thv. means of new top dressing and ift
the weather Is satisfactory, the OV&tj
should be faster than ever before.
Is greatest when the weather's hot.
—Houston Post.
Service
Station
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DECEMBER IS THE MONTH. i
Jack Johnson's strength was far too
great
For Moran, and he got a swat
He should have known of Jack, his.
strength
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