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EVENING LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1910.
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GREAT CROWDS ATTRACTED BY
SENSATIONAL SPURTING AND
CLOSE MAJOR LEAGUE RACES
'After Poor Start Owners Are Making Money,
, Thanks to Unusual Work of Browns, White
I Sox, Red Sox, Phillies, Dodgers and Braves .
WHATEVER wan lost by the owners of National and American Lcanue teams
through poor weather and lack of Interest on the part of the fans earlier In
the season Is being picked up now, and Indications point to a wonderful finish
from a flnnnclal as w.ell as a playing standpoint. The closeness of the two races
and the unusual spurts taken by almost every team at some time or other have
Aroused the fans at last, and largo crowds aro turning out In almost every city,
At tho present lime the St. Louis Browns are occupying the limelight. The
Konderful spurt of the Browns has caused tho fans to lose sight of the fact that
the three leading teams of The National League are piling up a remarkable list
of victories at tho expense of the western teams. Local fans are moro Interested
In tho work of tho leaders In the National League than In tho Browns' spurt be
cause of tho difference In the standing of the Phillies and Athletics, but they ap
preciate tho gameness of Jones's team and hope to sec It win the pennant.
Back In 1906 tho White Sox, under Fielder Jones, pulled a censatlonal win
ning streak at this time of the year, going from seventh place to first In less than
six weeks, and the fans aro wondering whether history will repeat. Tho sensa
tional work of tho White Sox In 1906 always was considered tho greatest achieve
ment of Its kind until tho Braves made their remarkable climb In 1914; but In
many ways the present streak of tho Browns Is greater than both.
In 1906 the White Sox caught tho field napping, and tho league was decidedly
weak that season. Tho same condition existed In the National League In 1914,
the Braves' streak being due more to the fact that the league had been wcnk
ened by tho raids of the Federal League and the disinterested attitude of the
players. Both the Athletics, champions of 1905, and the Giants, champions of
1D13, went completely to pieces the following years, making tho work of the White
Fox In 1906 and tho Braves in 1914 much easier.
Browns Not Favored by Weak Opponents
1T. LOUIS has not been favored by conditions In Its sensational streak, the
Browns having piled up a string of 14 consecutive x-ictorles on sheer merit
The streak was Btarted under most discouraging circumstances. Tho team was In
seventh place; tho fans refused to support It, and the scribes were calling upon
Manager Jones to release two or three regulars. Now all is changed. St, Louts
Is baseball mad, and the averago attendance for tho last wjiok has been more
than 12,000 persons per game.
By defeating the Bed Sox yesterday tho Browns crawled up on even terms
with Washington for sixth placo, and also picked up half a gamo on the league
leading White Sox, who split even with tho Senators. The two victories over
Boston, coming right after tho clean sweep from New Tork, which was leading
the league when it reached St. Louis, proves conclusively that Jones' team is
not a flash, but Is likely to continue at a terrific clip for tho remainder of tho
No team has been able to show up the world's champions as tho Browns
have, and tho total of hits off tho two best hurlers on Carrlgan's staff at tho
present tlmo indicates ?hat the batting slump Is at an end. Perhaps the most
remarkablo feature of the St. Louis spurt is that it has been accomplished while
tho team was In the throes of a batting slump. The Browns have been outbatted
In a large percentage of the games, and have been winning on grand pitching
and Inside ball.
Another unusual feature of tho spurt hs been the fact that Jones has
not been forced to overwork any of his pitchers, excepting Davo Davenport, who
needs a lot of work to be right. ,
When the, White Sox pulled their spurt hack in 1906, Ed Walsh, Harry
White and Nick Altrock were overworked, while James, Rudolph and Tyler
did all tho pitching for the Braves in 1914. St. Louis has not been forced to
depend upon two or three hurlers, each of Jones's pitchers taking a regular turn.
Davenport, Plank, Hamilton, Koob, Groom and Park have been starting games
regularly and a relief pitcher Is seldom needed. The strength of tho St Louis
pitching staff In numbers strengthens tho belief that Jones's team will continue
at a fast clip even after the streak is broken. If St. Louis can win the pennant
nfter Its disastrous start it will bo the greatest achievement in the history of
tho game, as tho American League Is stronger and better balanced, barring the
Athletics, than ever before.
Fans Overlooking Great "Work of Phils, Dodgers and Braves
THE spurt of the Browns has caused tho fans to lose sight of the fact that the
Dodgers,. Phillies and Braves aro making great records ngalnst the western
teams. Since returning home, the Phillies have played wonderful ball, winning
filno out of IS gameu. Ordinarily a record of this sort would enable a team to
gain two or three games on another, but instead of gaining on Brooklyn the
Phils have lost a full game, because the Dodgers have been playing such re
markablo ball. Brooklyn has won 10 out of 12 games played with the West
and It begins to look very much as if the Phillies and Braves must stop the
Dodgers in September, the other teams not being strong enough.
The Braves also have been playing grand ball, despite the fact that friction
la said to have cropped out in the ranks of" tho former world's champions.
Boston has won 9 out of 13 games from the western teams, but has lost
ground. It does not seem possible that the three teams can keep up the pace
and the opinion prevallsi among National League players and managers that ono
or two of the teams will crack within the next month.
If thero is any cracking wo do not believe it will be the Phils who blow up.
Moron's team never looked better than it does at the present tlmo and players
of opposing teams. Insist that the champions are laying betttr ball, and showing
less strain, than Brooklyn and Boston. Several Chicago players say that tho
Brooklyn and Boston players are under weight and are thinking too much about
Such a condition does not exist In the Phllly ranks. Now that Cravath'a
foot is in' good shape, every one in Moran's squad excepting Stock is in perfect
condition, and the men appear to be absolutely confident that they will overhaul
the Dodgers. Every defeat hurts now, but they do not appear to worry tho Phllly
players. They forget all about the game after it has been played and keep
looking ahead. If Brooklyn could do the same It would make the Phillies' task
doubly hard, but the Impression Is general that Robinson's men are worrying
too much and that a couple of defeats will cause tho team to go to pieces. It is
possible that the Dodgers will fool the wiseacres Just as the Phillies did last
season, but any way one looks at It the Phils are very much In the race, and
Wilt continue to be right down to the finish.
Cardinals' Best Pitcher Eliminated for Series
THANKS to Eppa Riley's brilliant pitching, the Phillies yesterday eliminated
St Louis's most dangerous pitcher, and the champions now have an excellent
chance to make a clean sweep of the series from Huggins's team. After getting
ofT to a poor start, Rlxey finished up in wonderful style and showed more "stuff"
in the last Ave innings than he has shown at any time this season.
Only sixteen batters faced Rlxey in the last five Innings and only one hit
was made, while almost all of the Cardinals went out on easy chances. Tho
lanky southpaw again showed great control, passing only ono man. Incident
oily, R was the first pass Rlxey has Issued in three games, which Is a remark
able record for a southpaw, as left-handers are inclined to be wild. At the
present time Rlxey has better control than any lefthander in tho game, and
also is pitching better ball than any left-hander in the National League.
The value of control was Illustrated clearly yesterday. Rlxey's splendid
command got him out of trouble early in the game when the Cardinals were
batting him freely, while it was Meadows's lack of control that gave the Phils
the victory. In the thlnj Inning he walked Nlehoff and Good and hit Luderus.
Whitted Inserted a timely single and Hornsby made a costly fumble, Nlehoff
and Good, who drew the passes, scoring the winning runs.
The Phils' last run also was due Indirectly to a base on balls, and the scor
ing of it amused the large crowd. WJth Luderus on third, as the result of a
single, Bancroft's sacrifice and a wild pitch, Meadows decided to pass KJ liefer to
take a- chance on Rixey. The big hurier usually is a mark for a good curve ball
Utcher like Meadows, but he foQled the Cardinals by lacing the first ball pitched
to rfght for a single, scoring Luderus.
The Athletics lost their sixteenth consecutive game yesterday, and are dan
gerously close to the American League record of 20, made by the Red Sox In
1906. Jt was not a wasted day for Mack, however, as the splendid pitching of Mar
ehall Williams,' the University of oSuth Carolina recruit, who relieved Sheehan,
jpresagea good things for the future. Despite the failure of the Mackmen to
win, the pitchers have been showing splendid form, but they cannot win with
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Charles Newcomb, National
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in S. S. White's Test
Holmesburg Junction was tho scene of a
big registered target shoot today. ,Tho
cream of trapjhootlng talent of Delaware.
New Jersey and Pennsylvania fired over tho
traps In tho ninth annual target shoot of
the S. S. White Gun Club at tho Keystone
Among the prominent shots were Charles
II. Newcomb, national slnglo target cham
pion ; Piatt, of IJrldgeton ; Plum, of Atlan
tic City; Mnrtln, of Harrlsburg, and Foord
and Bcaclmm, of Wilmington. A big rep
resentation of local nlmrods were present.
Eleven events comprise the program.
Ten events are at 15 targets each and one
at 50 birds. The last contest tho S. S.
White Special Is a handicap event. The
gunners, rated according to their recent per
formances, will shoot from a rise 16 to 12
yards from tho traps. Considerable Inter
est Is manifested in this event among the
local assemblage of gunning folk, for It
carries with It an honor and distinction
which Is worth while besides a nice silver
L. Lloyd Lewis was In charge of the one
day tournament. Two sets of traps were
In operation. Sterling sliver prizes were
the awards of the successful gunners.
"CHICK" EVANS, MAY REPEAT
BALL AND HILTON'S TRIUMPH
AS the year finally arrived when Amer
ica Is to present a golfer capable of
NO BIG OFFER WAS
MADE FOR HORNSBY
Contlnned from I'aro One
lyn procured Hornsby It would about clinch
the pennant for them. They are ery weak
at short field and, with Hornsby guarding
that spot In addition to his hard hitting.
It would be difficult to head off the leading
"I look for Hornsby to develop Into one
of the real big-league celebrities and pos
sessing such timber It Is only too evident
that the Cardinals would entertain no offers
for the cale of this youngster.
No Club Has Gulsto
As predicted In the Hvemno Ledoer,
the long hikes across the country to the
Pacific Coast League by major league
scouts, the purpose of each being to pur
chase a young man named Louis Gulsto,
who Is first baselng and clouting home runs
for Portland, went for naught. The Cleve
land club announced yesterday that It had
"purchased" Gulsto for J4000 In real money
and seven players who either are. with the
Indians at the present time or are In minor
leagues under optional greements.
Unless the Cleveland scouts decided that
Gulsto was overrated there was not a
chance for any other team to buy Gulsto, no
matter how much money was offered the
Portland club. Gulsto was the official
property of the Cleveland team as soon as
he signed his Portland contract, as are all
of McCredle's players, according to the
"working agreement" between the two
Manager Stack mentioned In the club
office at Shlbe Park recently that Gulsto
was making quite a record and It might be
worth while looking him over. Mack bellev.
Ing that he could be de eloped Into an out
fielder. At the time we reminded him that
Gulsto was booked for Cleveland, but Con
nie sent Ira Thomas to Portland. Ira lin
gered there only for a day or two, having
been convinced that there was not a chance
for any team but Cleveland to land the sen
Risberg Not On Market
Thomas then moved on to Vernon and
was Instantly Impressed with "Swede" RIs
berg, the second baseman recently pur
chased by the White Sox, Several clubs
thought they had a chance to land Rlsberg,
among them being the Phillies, but Thomas
also learned In a few hours that this prize
also was not on the market, another "work
ing agreement" spoiling the plans of Mack
The Impression was general that Rlsberg
was to become a member of the Phillies, as
''Cap" Neal, former scout, claimed to have
reached an agreement with the Vernon
owners' last winter. Jim Naslum, the new
Phllly scout, was on his way to Vernon
when the White Sox announced the pur
chase of Rlsberg. With Nlehoff playing
grand bill la all departments and the re
serve strength, dotnr all that Is asked of It.
the failure of the Phils to land the young,
ster wlU not be felt
winning both the open championship and
the amateur championship the same season?
Merlon. Pa., will answer this query In
Exactly 2G years ago John Ball proved
that the trick of winning the leading medal
and match play competitions could be
turned. Ball that year won both the Brit
ish amateur and the British open, to the
great astonishment of the golf world, who
had no Idea such nn achievement could bo
put through. Two years later Harold Hil
ton achieved the same eminent destiny. But
so far the U. S. of A. has had no ono
golfer to offer as a brilliant parallel to
Ball and Hilton, tho two English stars.
The Third Chance
When Evans comes to Merlon In Sep
tember ho will be the last of the great
trio to have a clean shot at the double
In 1913 Oulmct won the open, but he
hnd lost to Travers In tho nmatpur.
Last year Travers won the open, but
Max Marston eliminated Jerry at Detroit
by playing the last 12 holes In 43 strokes,
Ave under fours nnd three under par.
Travers had Just started coming to the top
of his game when Marston struck this un
beatable whirl of play, so Jerry's chance
to uln both events In tho same year faded
on the thirty-fifth green. And the tough
part of It all was that Jerry went down
after playing the last 14 holes exactly In
par. neither one stroke better nor one
stroko worse than par on nny one of these
Up to Evans
Where Travis back In the early days
and where Oulmct and Traers of later
seasons failed. Evans still has his chance.
Oulmet won the open In 1913 and the ama
teur In 1914, but he was unablo to hook
both together tho same year.
Now enters Chick, tho last of the Three
Musketeers of American golf, to take his
shot at the double-pointed heights.
This Merlon affair will be a harder test
for Chick than the open was. In tho first
place. Evans always has been rated better
at medal play, largely because he has
putted with greater consistency In the for
Then, In match play, no matter how fine
a golfer a man may be, one day's lapse
will drop him out. Or, If he doesn't run
into a lapse, there Is no telling Just when
he will run against some golfer shooting
his bally head off In an exceptional round.
Last year, for example, at Detroit, any
number of golfers were able to keep well
In the lead playing from 78 to 81. Yet
against Sawyer In the forenoon Evans had
a 74 and was 2 down! He merely had
By GRANTLAND RICE
happened to run against an opponent play
ing the best golf of the tournament that
The Smashing Test
A. L". S. G. A. championship now at
match piny has got to be a smashing test.
In addition to Evans, there are Jerry Trav
ers, Bob Gardner, Oswald, Klrkby, Max
Marston, Ned Sawyer, Reggie Lewis and
several others who are likely to travel
around In 72 or 73. There are nt least
a dozen amateurs now who may beat 76 at
any given round. '
And these no lunger falter before cham
pions. That was proved at Detroit, when
Evans, Travers and Oulmct nil fell before
Sawyer, Marston and Standlsh before the
tournament had hardly got warmed up.
Bob Gardner won last year by an exhibi
tion of fine golf and finer courage. Yet
he came twice within a halr-brcadth of be
ing hooked. He beat Tom Sherman, two up
and ono to play, where In one case he got
a ono to Sherman's two on a short hole.
He was saed again when Marston miss
ed an 18-Inch putt. These Incidents go
to show Just what happens In a champion
ship tournament where thero is ery little
difference among the leading 10.
The Luck of the Draw
There Is a lot, too, In the luck of the
draw. To win a championship the victor
must win five 3C-hole matches. Suppose It
fell to Evans's lot to meet Travers, Klrkby,
Marston and Gardner In order. He might
bent any one or any two of these. But
beating all four In succession would be
well nigh hopeless.
Then again there Is the proposition of
going ngalnst an opponent who looks to
be easy nnd ha-e said opponent romp
around In 74 or 75. In the recent Now
Jersey championship Oswald Klrkby drew
Henry Scggcrman for his first opponent.
Klrkby had been giving Seggerman three
strokes without any trouble. Yet In this
match Klrkby was around In 73 and still
Seggerman had only to make a 3-foot putt
to win on the eighteenth green. If that
3-footer had dropped, Klrkby, despite his
lino golf, would have been beaten In his
first round without ever drawing tho chance
to overthrow Max Marston In that 40-hole
Must Be in Shape
The man who goes through the ama
teur championship nt Merlon must first
of alt be In fine physical shape or he will
never be able to bear up under tho heavy
strain. To move from one tough opponent
to another and to know that any one round
may bring defeat does not leave much of
a breathing spell. It Is certainly no place
for a golfer who starts In stale. Tho
best chance belongs to the entry who Is
Just coming on to his game as the tour
nament opens and who is thereby picking
up more and more confidence with each
SCRAPS ABOUT SCRAPPERS
By LOUIS H. JAFFE
There may be many peeved peraona In thla
round world, but none ao much aa iluck Klem
Ine. He atopned making preparaltona for hla
wedding- the latter part of the month lone
enouxti to poatal that he doean't ate where the
"Inilde Informer"" cet off tn declaring that no
local boier eland out aa worthy opposition for
topnotchers. He admlta he la a cood light
weight, the beat In I'hllly. and will be ready
for Fred Welsh. Johnny Dundee, flenny Ieon
ard. Charley White, Johnny U'Leary and Ever
Hammer thla fall.
Abe Gordon, a. Phlladelphtan, la a champion
(Ishter. but no one here knows It. While In
Portland. Ore., he annexed the bantam title of
the Paclne coaat. Now he la back home and
will endeavor to ahow sufficient form here for
matches with Kid Wllllama and Johnny Ertle.
Although Fred Kelly waa conspicuous by his
absence la rlnir competition last aeaaon, ha
plana to keep quite busy during the 1010-17 cam
paign. All depends on hla encounter with Eddie
Illnckle at the Ryan Club Tuesday night. If
"Kel" wins and la satisfied with his showing, be
will be ready for all lightweights.
Ever Hammer waa tit en the wrong end of
the decision tn his mix with Johnny O'Uary
In Boston the other night; still lbs former was
rematched for Tuesday night with btmmus
O'Urlen as bis opponent O'Leary boxes Mon
day night. lie will be opposed to Harry Dono
bue at Rochester, N. Y.
Two New York lada who boxed In good form
here last year are keeping In shape In the
Catsklll Mountains. N. Y.. with the hope that
they again will get matchea la Philadelphia.
They are Willie Jackaon and Jack Saylea. The
farmer made a fair showing: against Champion
Johnny KUbane until he dusked into one of
Johnny's right-hander in the fourth round and
the contest waa stopped In the fifth.
Bobby Reynolds, boxer defunct and aspiring
fight manager now, Is la Evansvllle, Ind , with
hla charge. Uene DeUaont. The Memphla light
weight boxes Jimmy McQorerq (here Momlay
night. Reynolds writes Pelmont is boxln la
great shape, and that they probably will stop
off la Phllly for a short stay The game Is
good la Cleveland, and Reynolds plana to take
Jea's'on.' 0t l0Cal nKhter" ,hra for b0"" thia
sLiW-- "n&tSf rn?ia'd?.:
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Jyi C n,llon ?n 'bat date In Brooklyn, and If
ring foUoVers r "' New Yorl''
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hw J;r!ey '""n may he his settlement after
Darmaw.i.,KltJ? Charley Whit. In rJeTv.r ' libiT
iWW ".nnr tccoTdTS' ft"S
i'r f..,w':nlnd bantam bU. under ?h.
kjeccr. They box Monday niht.
'KW Heat' has been maklnc rood & v f
SI!"hV.h VU ".'' Ad Wolgaat f?i " Sffected
Sf.uhlf.h 'V?1:!"? lhat he called off a iSht
llh.Fa,n,",,.cL1nln- EdU O'Keefe was aa
affected by the high temperature that he w!2
unabl. to go through with a match aaalnal w?i
11. Brown t Rockaway, N yT Thursday nUh".
KUbane Starts Work for Chaney
CLEVELAND. Aug- S Johnny Kllbane'e
training aauad started the grind which th.J
bellev; will result In the featherweight cham?
Plon defeating; Qeors. Chaney at Cedar pSfit
1-abor Day Johnny himself, bowewr? will not
do any boxinj- for tea days Road i work- and
rope sklpplxg win be hla program mUl bU
four busky aparrlng partner are tunedl up.
ROBBY, KING OF BROOKLYN, HA
INOCULATED TEAM WITH SERlfl
OP CONFIDENCE TO WIN GAM
Portly Pilot of Pennant-chasing Robins j
tj Mnonaonrv Faith and Honp TTifnTr
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His Present .Band ot .beaqers
By GRANTLAND RICE
-r-nrtnv. klne- of nrooklrn, developed
JLv Marquard Into a great pitcher by
pumping confidence In the eminent kudo
ecerat years ago. When Marquard faded
out later nobby made Mm oer Into another
winner by pumping In another supply of
Itobby took Jack Coombs when the Ath
letics figured him about through, wrry
Cheney when Chicago considered him an
In, Chief Meyers when New York turned
the Chief adrift, and several others who
were tagged as has-beens.
Robby Inoculated them alt with the crum
of hope nnd faith vtnd confidence, nnd If
you care to examine tho Standing of the
Clubs today you may discover Just how suc
cessful this eamo portly citizen of Brooklyn
This Confidence Stuff
Somo ball clubs are better than others
and some are a little worse. But as a
rule there Is a greater difference, mentally
than physically. And by the mental dif
ference we mean confidenco and faith In
one's ability to win.
It Is here that Robby, king of Brooklyn,
is at his best.
We recall a visit to the Brooklyn bench
early In tho spring. But wo can recall no
greater confidenco on any club than wo
found there. "We aro going to win suro.
said Marquard and Meyers, "and there Is
tho answer." It was one of the largest
answers wo have ever seen. It weighed 300
pounds, and 300 pounds of It was MAN.
Ills name was Robinson.
Tho Sixteen-Year Wait
It hns been 16 years since Brooklyn
won a pennant Matty pitched his first
game, or ono of his first games, against
this flag winner of 1900.
For two years thereafter Brooklyn stayed
around the top. but In 1903 the Big Slide
started. For 12 years thereafter Brooklyn
finished In the second division, shifting
back and forth from sixth to seventh place.
Now, with the Robins on top nnd out hust
ling at top speed, we find It Impossible to
get peeved at Brooklyn fans who write us
Violent letters for not giving their ball club
unlimited space In these dally dispatches.
They have It coming. For they hnve a fine
ball club a club led by a fine, clean citizen,
composed of clean-playing, hard-working
athletes, willing to burst an artery for the
Big Fellow who Is pushing them along.
Brooklyn's Gpod Chance .
Brooklyn today has the best chance tn
the circuit to win. She has shown her
ability to pound the western clubs into a
gory pulp and to hold her own with the
If sho can only break even now with
Boston, tho Phillies and New York, she
never will be headed. The only clubs to
stop her are the last thrco nnmed. Stal
llngs believes he can turn the trick, and
McGraw, with his revised machine, be
llves his Giants can cut down the Robin
lead when the two clubs meet.
But beating Brooklyn In a pinch Is no
longer any fat, pudgy assignment. The
Robins are blowing something after the
manner of tho Braves of 1914 and the
Phillies In 1915. You may recall how badly
these two clubs cracked under the ghastly
strain. Brooklyn is cracking in much the
same way. She hasn't any better pitching
staff than Boston, but quite a bit better
attack, and this means an advantage of no
The Other Three
Pat Moran is making a wonderful fight,
when you figure that Mayer and Chalmers
have been of little use and that Fred Lu
derus Is batting 80 points under last year.
Stalllngs has been handicapped by the
weakest hitting In tho major leagues. His
Braves are batting two points lower than
the Athletics, who give three cheers at four
or five hits a game.
. McGraw was handicapped by a bad start
with hl3 pitching in rout, but now that he
has added Herzog and Benton he has in
many ways the most dangerous club in the
league. But whether he can make up the
long gap In two months Is another matter.
If Brooklyn skids a trifle, the three
named will close In nt lop speed, wiiifl
But the Braves nro hitting onlyj.ftl
a .225 club wins a pennant nCf.J'
every 10 or 15 years.
The Worth of Alexander
There Is very little chnne nf -
slump with Alexander around, ttlrli
has won 20 games, four more trV.r
other pitcher In the league. He Is -v,.Y
effective than ho wan last year, i j
Mayer ana innimers Mad only come T
rescue as tbev did n. vnr arm tJL 11
be In tho lead. - nw J
TlfArtlrlvn ta dAtiAnrttMH I at. ll
Jeff I'fciTer. who has won 16 cam.
only nvo (iereatn. a brilliant showing
Met. . AI..HJ..I. At. t . . V"IU(
ucAfc w AiCAttiiuci a, me uest in the itjJ
Stalllngs has held his own without
star pitcher that Is, without a niter,..:
enough to win 10 games bv id. -T
August. This shows fine balance, ttf
a rule, each winning club needs otu'i
star to carry on tho bulk of the work
As for records the American teiU
Johnson's circuit showed up 'with l
club In seventh placo holding on in .
ccntage of .600. Thero never has om3
race before In any league where a ?j
j,m.o wuu iuBuoi iiuvi won Half 1
IDEAL FAMILY EXCURSUS!
Iron Steamer THOMAS CLJ
To AUGUSTINE BEACH
100-MILE RIDE for
STOrriNO AT CHESTER DAuriK
FENNSOItOTB WEEKDAYS OSlri
Onlr boat ta Augustine Death. LaseWi
front of Orore. 4 hours on the HescCTk
alt water batlilnc BOO sanltarj bnlhrsoaT
DANCINO ALL DAY on boat & xronDaj.ni
tables, benches nnd shade. Artesian irjj
Fare 'ft? 50c Children '
LeaTes Ann St. ivuarr 8:30 A. JI. Difc
Sunilar 0:00 A. M. j
JAMES E. OTIS. 31cr.. 3 ARCH STIeV
! CHESTNUT ST. TIER TOltijI
IN, llDRI.lNtiTON. IIKISTOLsl
.INGTON ISLAM) l'ARK jl
1 13Q ii
Resular 30-Day Excursion Ticket, tk'i
8.1S. 10.30 A. 3!.. l.:il). 2.00 and 5.00 T.Ji
Note: Extra trip .Saturdays. 8.30 P. ItjjB
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B.JU, 1U.3U A. 31., I. .ill. J, O, X.3U, 10.39 r. J
ni:uF..i Aii:t, c:t.l
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EVEXBGij
I.eavlnc Phtla r P M. tu Trenton: rtfrrnfl
aue in t'niia. u i i'. i iiouna Trip, bad
IJUUL1NGTON ISLAND TAWC ,ij
Fine picnic prove, bo.itlrur. flshlnc. Bittl
raou aeiicntrui. toko tho children sod
me day. All boats stop.
Browns Offered $5000 Bonus
to Get First Place Position
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5.
"pHIL BALL, owner of the St.
Louis Browns, who have won 14
successive games, has offered a
$5000 bonus to the players if they
reach first placo for only a day and
a 50 suit of clothes to each player
if the team stays in the first division
for three days.
by ell dealers
Bjwvh Bros.. '
SUNDAY EXCURSION F0
Every Member of the Familf
KnJov flirt Inilrnrntlnir ?.Ifmir lli m1I
the i'opuliir unci Swift
Steamer "Sylvan De$l
TO LINCOLN PARI
Natural Bathing Beach
ONLY ONE OF ITS MANY DKT.IOHH I
IDEM, (.ROVE FOR riCNlCKEtM
Kiil'.M) ntir .Minus z.ir. (.-unarm 1x1
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A. M.. 1:30. 3:30. n:.10. H-.ln I'. M.
Lrai I.lnroln Park 10:30 A. M.. UMfl
::3D. d:30, t.jo and 0:30 r. M. ,$1
ATLANTIC! CITY. N.
Atlantic crrv .
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TODAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
Red Men'fiftGames and Races
TONIOIIT I0-M11.K l'ACED RAPV
EXC1T1NQ ilOTOR KACES
57th Annual Scotch Games
1U11I, AVUUaT 0, 1916
Central Park, 4400 N. 5th Street
11000 IN CASU PRIZES, Ada, tit, l
NATIONAL LEAGUE PARK
PHILLIES vs. ST. LOUIS
(1A11K hTATITU . ,. T. "
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Doth railroads. .Farm products sJ '
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. Vt. "'uu. "uarawaiic. Darning", ons
crabbtnir and lmuiino- ii.a.nnhi
moderate hotel rates 'lteautlful booWeWftl
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rh,l Vrt"0 WATER OAP, PA.,
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5, " wv, tenuis, usnins. tie, uaie a
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