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41ow the Philadelphia Athletics
A Won the American Leaque Pennant. r By 1UMMY C. All K. gAll'IIO! (ill tlx AHMftcai ion true Ma SOU of Hll I WD!) not alto Ktlir devoid ( sectional and Individual disappointments, there wan probably not an owner or official In the Junior oriranlf.atlon who did not ft-H that the mil campaign WU ae prosperous and as successful as sry of the previous years. Of course there have been no auch monetary rewards reaped as those of the years In which the American leaanie races were phenomenally close. There hat teen nothing like the sus tained Interest of 100H. for instance, when the White Sox nosed out New York In the last week of the season, nor like that of 1007, when Detroit Philadelphia fans resigned all hop when DStNtl bent the Ath.etlcs in the first two games. Hut It was the old story of Mack nelnr liest In adversity Ills team didn't quit. The tactMaii whipped his players together the very next day, when they started e sensa MotiHl winning streak. They took thf next two from the 'i'lgrrs. beat Cleve land in the next four and then traveled east and continued their success. Tliey won twenty out of twenty-two gnme before they bad a alight reac tion. This spurt of the world cham pions made big Inroads on the Tigers' lend. From a twelve game lead ad vantage It shrunk violently, lingering quite n time around the three game mark. Rut the Tlgera couldn't bold fielders In the big leagues that rnt higher than Lord. OUirtng and Mm phy, bnt Mack's strength always hit been in his inllelds. There Is M nm rt ot in the jrnme to day that combines with bnschall such intelligence as that of Mclnr.is. Collins. Rarry mid linker. The four are mm dertnlly fast and accurate Holders mid possess great throwing arms. The In j field vjas fast In 1!W. but It hi 'I J ler this season. Last year Harry I in vis j was on first, but Inst .Inly he was re ' placed by Melnnls. For all his youtli I and Inexperience Melnnls Is a big Im provement over Davis. Right now i Stufly" looks the equal of any flrt baseman In the American lenguo. bar ring Hal Chase. First station last yeai t p . . I IK ! BARBY.ll If! J r' .jltw -1 IjCOt-UlNUfj -IF ' wflsf .H V r aBaaaaavaaaaanaaaaaaaaaa yj is Y Z 1 ebbs I . "-Ti1 l Ki N-i; ' ' " . i ?Sf ?.c sbbb?.'. ' t f"' ' - MANAGES OF THE ATHLETICS AND SOME 0E HIS STAR BALL TOSSERS. and Thlladelphia fought It out almost to the wire with the Sox and Naps hanging on until near the finish. There haa been nothing like the In Ataise excitement raised and maintain Tlu 1908, when a presidential cam palgn was compelled to take a side street, while the boulevards were mo nopolized by an unparalleled spectacle that of four teams racing almost neck and neck for tLe wire and the verdict hanging on the result of the final game of the schedule between Detroit and Chicago. This year's nice hus been a two team affair, Philadelphia and Detroit mo nopolizing the gladness of the whole season. The Tigers started the season on i gallop and at the end of April held a big lead of twelve games won aud two lost, while the Athletics were In the sec ond division. Uurlng May the Tigers still held the big lead, and many ex perts predicted they would walk away with the gonfalon. Rut the more con aervatlve thought that u loud was a handicap to Jeuuliiss' men, which later results proved to be .sue. The early part of June, when the Tigers held u big lead over Hie Ath letics of twelve games, Mack's nances looked slim. Such a feeling wm well Justified W ith such an enormous ad vantage It looked as If the Tigers could nurse their lead ut no great strain on the players. They bad enough of a lead to sustain a slump aud got back on a winning streak again. When the Athletics wi nt on their first trip west they disappointed their followers. They dliln't show anything mil the trip was almost over. I)e- rolt wan the third city in the west where they called this lead, :iud on July 4 the cham pions of the world cume to their own uguiu by Wimrllg first place in the American league race after it hud been held by Detroit since the open lug of the season. The Mackuieu didn't huve the honor very long. The very next day they toppled out again, and Detroit was buck. They went west again and struck a calamity in Detroit, which swept four straight games from their ancient enemy. Tnerefore In I little more than a week after Independence duy Detroit hud gained first place and was lending the Alhloti-s by five and one-half games. With the season more than half fin ished, the Athletics chances looked worse than ever, but the Mack wreck lng crow saved things. The team was soon buck lighting again, and the lead worked gradually but steadily below the five and one-half mark. The Athletics returned home July 25 to fight the western teams. They struck the westerners quick and hard. First it was Cleveland and then De troit that were made dizzy by the monarch's speed. Neither wus St Louis nor Chicago spared. On Aug. 4 the Athletics for the sec ond time this season had fought their way to first place, the difference be ing that this time tbey held It. DJf lng September their lead Increased steadily, and they entered the last week of the race practically eased up. In all bnt one department the Ath letics are a better ball club now than they were a year ago. The outfield, while it Is not a wonderful trio by a long shot, is a shade more reliable than that which bumped the Cubs last year. There are two or three set of out was the only compar itivoly weak one imt it is now well covered. It is only In the pitching department hat Mark seems to liuvo fallen off rum last year. Neither Coombs nor leader has shown the wonderful form of year ago. Morgan and Phmh performed in tine style all seu ion. The catching department bus 1 eou well looked sfler by Ira Thomas. The Athletics are made up of youm; den wlio like to plcy lull. There Isn't u lazy pluver on the team. From the moment the M.'ck's men put on their unifo-ms they display energy. In practice tbey show gli ger and speed, vh le In rb'impiousblp games they nov or say die. liven though opMineiitK ar ST Kit, the champions do not let up They seem to enjoy the task of fatten urj their b'lttlng averages, and they revel in dltlicuit plays. On the bench thJ t :i Ik Initial It. and whsfl mistakes IK made there's uo III feeling. Urea; I'lays prompt thnalgsa and words of praise, while Muck at all times Is the king pin. Lack of Jealousy and fric tion Is one of the reasons for the suc cess of the Athletics. Tuke the case of Harry Dux Is. for instance. The vet eran has been BUPplSBtSd at first base by young Melnnls. yet the latter has uo more ardent SOppsVtN than Davis who is ulwuys helping the youngster. Muck's quiet disposition, coupled with firmness, hus worked wonders. lie knows baseball and how to handle players. Ills motto is "Play ball," and tie never vurles it. Umpires are let ii lone and .ulv rse decisions do not Up ket the team. In developing the Ath attics Mack has tried to streugthen ev ery department, and results thus st uttned would seem to indicate that he hasn't lost S trick Free Railroad Trips To Louisville the Metropolis of the South the place to buy your Fall Merchandise to advantage Beginning September I, and continuing until further notice we will rebate railroad fares according to the following plan: URCHA5E a round trip ticket from your home to Louis ville. When you have completed your shopping in this store, take your return railroad ticket and sales sales checks, which are given you with each pur chase, at once, to the Credit Desk, first floor. South end of the huilding. and we will refund in cash, 5 per cent of your total purchases up to the amount of your rail road fare. Special Notice to Charge Customers Refund made only in cash at time purchase; refund can not be credited and at the time of the settlement of the account. p Market St. and Fourth Ave jfjACONasuNS INCORPORATED Louisville Kentucky THE OLD RELIABLE BRECKINRIDGE BANK Cloverport, Ky. Organized 1872 OUR RECOR.D: 89 yuirs of honorable dealing. PmmcI through throe psaioi Rod paid every legitimate chum t its full amount on demand, Nevei sealed chock. An absolutely Safe Place lo do Business. 3 per cent on Time Deposits EXAMINED APRIL 10-12 BY STATE BANK EXAMINER AND PRONOUNCED A No. 1 ' SALE Urcokenndge Circuit Court, Kentucky H. M. Oelzc.Plaintitl i ., , , M . vs. :i34 1 Mary B.Oelae.&c .Deft. My virture of a judgement and order of s;ile of Breckenridge Circuit Court, rendered at May term thereof, 1911, in the above cause, for the sum of six hundred dollars. (JtitHl 00,) with interest at the rate of 8 per cent per annum from the day of January. I91 1, until paid, and all costs herein, I shall pro cetd to offer for sale at the courthouse door in Hardinstturg. to the highest bidder, at Public Auction, on Monday, the 9th day of October, 1911. at one o' clock, p. m , or thereabout (being Cir cuit Court day. ) upon a credit si and twelve months, the following described property to-wit: A certain house and lot, situated, lying and being in Clover port, Ky. , llrcckenridge county, sit uated on Second street in said city, and fronting Second street, ll) feet and running back to an alley, and being the same property in which Mary B. Oelze resides. The purchase 1 .with approved surely or securities, must execute bond, bear ing legal interest from the day of sale until paid, and having the force and etteet of a judgment. Lein retained to secure payment of purchase money Bidders will be prepared to comply promptly with these ternm. 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