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SPORTING SECTION THE LINCOLN SUNDAY STAR N E B R A S K A ' S B E S T N E W S P A P E R Automobile Section FIFTEENTH YEAB. ;LI,NCOLN, NEB., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1017. (VHITE SOX DEFEAT GIANTS IN OPENER x^TM I pectacuiar Fielding and ; ?Superb Pitching, Gives Chicago Americans Fir,»t Battle In World!a Series. EW YORK TRIMMED. 2 to 1 appy Fglsh's Circuit Clout Ipefled Victory for Oomiskey Men--Jackson Brilliant In the Field. OFFICIAL FIGURES ON FIRST WORLD,SERIES GAME. Attendance, 32,000. Gross receipts, $73,152.50. National commission's share, f7.315.20.' Players' share, $39,502.08. -Clubs' share, $13,167.36. One per cent of the national-'eom- miss'ion's share of each game goes to the "Bat and ball" fund for American soldiers. By H. C. HAMILTON. CHICAGO.. Oct. 6.--Out; of a star angled- field, the American - league if urled" another flag of victory this ternoon at' Comiskey field. In one the best played and hardest fought ntests the fall classic of America's Ltiorial sport has ever s"een Chicago's ampion White Sox edg^d out a vic- ry over the New York pianta. 2 to 1. It -will take -three more victories to nd New York slithering into another feat in a world's championship ser- 3 and give Chicago its second' title ab in the American league. But iicago is betting tonight the Sox can rn the trick. Today's game was more than a sur- val of the test club. It brought out e extreme of worlds series fielding. dragged from the ancient arm. of im Sallee of the Giants and from e new found laurels of Eddie Cicotte, ' the White Sox, some wonderful tching. Working hard and cautiously from e first ball pitched up to the time hn Collins grabbed in Robertson's fly r the final out, Cicote hurled a fin- icd contest. Pitted against him was e southpaw marvel of. many a sea- n, pitching one of the red letter mes of his career. * Brilliant Fielding. Behind the two master workmen, the ·Idmg sparkled and scintillated. It 3^ a. break in the luck to turn Citte's cards to victory. A step in the me dnoction--and the chance offered ,clf--and the men of John McGraw uld have left the field victorious, bujkd, it w.! to Clarence Rowland-e busher of yesterday to whom the eak of the game fell and he holds e balance as he faces his second )rld's series combat. It was the heavy bat of Happy Isch that provided the winning run. lother outtielder, Joe Jackson, de- rves the credit for staving off pos)le defeat. To Benuy Kauff, -who snt the day through without a hit or go'od play.-went the sting: that fol- ved the' game's loss. It was his des- rate attempt to cut off a hit that suited in the first White Sox run. Ground each fluid was woven a fab- . of brilliance. »rom one side of tlie Id to the ofiici, stupendous fielding orts were thrown in. the face of the ormous crowd. Charley Herzog shed himself into glory on two oc- sions and Fred \ McMullin, bench inner, actually showed up the fam- s Heinie Zimmerman by his beau- ully executed plays, rhe recognized stars of baseball had tall chanc^, to shine along the lines their bcut wcik. Eddie Collins stick ik was «x minus quantity and so is that of Jote Jackson. The lat*-o i.ciuiiif-' atood out. It was the t. of Fred McMullin that drove in ; first White Sox run and it was his nble hands that snatched hard drives m the turf on three occasions and rned back Giant players at first se. ine -heavy bat of John Collins pre- mmated in the attack on Sallee. ur times he walked to the plate and ree tunes his journey netted a blow - his average. One of his smashes is a two base crack to deep center Id. ' Cicotte There With Stick. Sicotte himself opened the artillery e that resulted in the first White x run. Cicotte, one of the best hit- ig pitchers m baseball, stepped into e of Sallao's.shoots m. the third in- ig and laid it in,c2nterfield for'a igle. Jqhn Collins followed .with , second i3fe blow of the afternoon, tingle, and Cicotte legged it for third er first hesitating past second. The sitancy cost him ihis'lite on the ths, for an accurate peg by Dave bertson laid him low at the corner :k. John Collins, however, reached ·ond and scored when McMullin ped a doubla to centerfield. It was re that Kauff's play figured. The mer Federal league star came'dash: in for the ball, vlungrcd for it and sscd. The ball bounded past him. the time Bums ha_d recovered it lilns had grossed the plate and Mc- illm was on 'second. Eddie Collins led the inning with k pop fly to 'tcher. I'jT-n it was Felsch's turn. The.big iter fielder. cracked out one of'the gcst i:oihc run;, ever seen on Comey field when he met one'of Sab's curfea ajid sent it into the left Id bleachers,'far down toward cen- field. " Or.c ball had been called him when'sTfe'jnet the next pitch. ' .Sallee .Drifes In Run. w -McCarty was responsible foi · Gia.H mn.' -J.;irst up in the fifth Giant catcher laid against one for three base drive to center field. A ter man would have made a home i offsthe hltft but Mccarty's^lame imp,ed«d -him v Slimi Sallee himself ,vided thT hit'that.'drove McCarty ·oss the plate. Jame the seventh Inninp. On» was le when Holke .got hold of one and . it In right field for a single. Mc- rty swung hard and slammed a line ve into" centcrffeld. Jackson, 'run- jc haid, plunged for the ball, but, / · !iv.MJ -fl ,*"lkV!i V- unlike Kauff. got it. He turned a complete someisault. but came up with ,the' ball. The game was saved. Jf the ball had passed Jackson, Holke would have scored the tying-'run and Mc- 'Carty would have been In a position to score. McGfaw already had sent Fred ^'Anderson to -Warm up, planning- to send in .a pinch hitter for Sallee if McCarty reached first. Benny Kauff and Holke were shown up at lifst *ase by the clever Cicotte. He picked" off Holke in the second inning and did the same thing- to Kauff in thV eighth after Benny had reached there on Weaver's error. Kauff fanned once. A short fly to the outfield, a poj-up and a soft grounder on which Weaver erred, were his other efforts. Heinie Zimmerman failed to hit a ball out of the infield. Speculation turned tonight to the probable pitching selections for tomorrow. It was believed McGraw .would'send Poll Perritt to the firing line, alternating from his string: of left handers. - It was considered just as probable that Rowland would choose Red -Faber,( banking on a repetition of the' success of a right hander. BOX SCORE. ab. r. h. tb. sb. o. a. e. , .-,, World's Series Reports Today at the Star · ' ' ,. . V i '' : · .: ..The Chicago White'Sox and New York Giants will clash this afternoon in the second game of the world's series and The Star will receive the play-by-play report by special wire, reproducing every'move on its mechanical Scoreboard and baseball player. The,Star player threw a wild jitch or two during the Saturday game, but the apparatus has been adjusted and wilt be on the job Sunday afternoon. The game js scheduled to start at 2 p. m. The fans of Lincoln are invited to this free entertainment on the M street side of The Star building. New York- Burns, If ......... 3 0 1 Herzog. 2 b . . . . . . . . 4 0 1 KaufC. cf .......... 4 0 0 -Zimmerman 3b. ... 4 0 0 Fletcher, ss ....... 4 0 0 Robertson, rf ...... 4 0 1 Holke. lb .......... 3 0 J McCarty, c ........ 3 1 1 Sallee, p .......... 3 o 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 14 3 0 2 1 o 0 0 o 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 O 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 BY CORNELL" SPURT Iowa University Wins, After Trailing Collegians at End of First Half. Totals 32 1 710 1 2 4 1 6 1 Chicago-J. Collins, rf. 4 McMullin. 3b 3 E. Collins, 2b 3 Jackson, If. 3 Felsch, Cf 3 Sandil. lb. 3 Weaver, ss 3 Schalk, c 3 Cicotte, p 3 ab r. h ab sb. o. a. o. 1 3 0 1 0 '0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 (Special to The^Star) '' IOWA CITY, la., Oct. 6. -- The Hawkeyes overcame a lead of five points accumulated by the team from Cornell in the first half of the game on Iowa field this afternoon and emerged victor by a score of 22 to 13. The count at the end of the first half was 13 to 8 in,favor of the Collegians. The heavier athletes from Cornell outplayed the Hawkeyes In every department during the entire first half, but the university machine strength- enede in the second half and maintained the ball on the visitors' territory almost the entire period. Totals 28 . Score by innings * New York. ., 0.0.0 0 1 0.0 0 0--1 Chicago 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 ·--2 0 o i Straight "football prevailed. The few p 01 attempts at the .air route method were ineffective and tries were practically abandoned by both teams toward the latter part of the game. One of j Cornell's 'touchdowns resulted from a 2 712 1 2T 10 1!fifty-yard run by Etter, -who inter- 4 1 1 10 0 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 7 1 7 '1 Summary: Home run--Felsch. Thiee- base hit--McCarty. Two-base hit--Rob- oitson. McMullin- Sacrifice hit--McMullin. Double play--Weaver to'^E. Collins to Sandil. Struck out--By Cicotte 2; by Bailee. 2. Bose on balls--Off Cicotte 1. First base on errors--New York 1. Left on base--New York 5, Chicago 3., Time of game--1:48. Umpires--O'Loughun and Evans. American league; Klem and Kigler, National league. "CHI" CELEBS Windy City Fans- Paint Town Following Giant Defeat-Players Off to Bed. CHICAGO, Oct. 6.--If you were the biggest heroes In the country, how would you like to get chased to bed while about a million people were celebrating in your honor? Probably the White Sox didn't either, but they donned their nighties real early, nevertheless. , They did f it on orders from .their boss, Clarence Rowland, who herded them into the bosoms'of their families while the evening was still young and Chicago's baseball mad"* population was'just warming up to make a night of it. For Rowland, In common with Ben Fiankhn, beliuves that: "Early to bed and early to rise, "Makes ptppery fielding and sharp batting eyes." And the Giants, under like orders from John MoGraw, were spared the pain of trying to appear cheerful. But the home fans were thronging the loop streets, laughing and,shouting, while cabarets and other thirst emporiums were doing a "staggering" business. Everybody was telling everybody else, "I told you so," and making freak .bets of the mind variety. Little Money Bet. Probably less actual cash changed hands on- today's game than on any i other world series opener since they 1 were · inventt-d. The teams appear soj "vcnly materpd that the series 'will be decided practically by the "breaks" ' the g:imc and the 'fans'know it. Even the SOJT victory failed to brine out' iniicii wAgcring, although the odds wr-o affccti d. Yesterday the betting- on the series ^\. ·; nt cvon money.^with a few. wa'g- ers at 6 to 5 on the Giants. 'Tonight the prevailing odds were 3 to 2 on the Sox. John Harding, manager of. the Planters hotel, said he had placed about $4,000 on the,Sox at these figures. 'The biggest single-bet recorijittfcere tonight was that of Dave RioroJa, of ta Salle, 111:, who put up $l,50#3b'n the Chicago team, against $1,000 by William Fitzgerald, of Pittsburgh, Penn. Happy Feltch's home run had made him affluent tonigh't. He will lie presented with liberty bonds, together with enough clothing and jewelry to stock a department store.. The more rnbid bugs were even talking of runnu:i? Eddie Cicotte for mayor next spring oa a straight "White Sox ticket. ccPted an Iowa pass. Etter also registered the othfei;, counter for the purple and white. All of Cornell's points were made in the second quarter.' Iowa's 22 points came from a safety In the early part of the second quarter, a touchdown from a. long pass by Jenkins to* Davis four seconds before the end of the first half, another touchdown after a series of smashes by the diminutive captain, Davis, in the third quarter, and four-yard smashes by Von Lackum, substituting at fullback in the last quarter. The lineup: Cornell, 13, Pos. Iowa, 22. Lemon rf Bender Jessup rt Mabatt «.. .rg. Livermore c Duttzloff If Sanderson ^--\ Hartwell (C) qh.: :". Hoadley rf (fr) Davis Hodges Ih NuKent Etter fb Hamilton Substitutions: Iowa--Jenkins for Brigham, VonLackum for Hamilton, Greenwood for Hunzeluman, Hunzelman for Odonnell, Peterson for Nugent, CornelJ--Livingston for Buttzloff, Ftn- fer for Livingston, West for Lemon, Lemon for Kepler, Winklcr for Etter, Etter for Hodges. Officials: Referee--Grover ot Kansas City. Umpire--Reid of Michigan. Head linesman--Thomas of Michigan. Field Judge--Birch of Earlham. ,, Touchdowns--Etter 2, Davis 2, Von- Lackum. Length of quarters--15 minutes. Oilonell . Block Kelley . Je-n el] Saturday Football At Lincoln--Nebraska, 100; Wesleyan, 0. At Annapolis--Navy,'0; West Virginia, 7. At West Point--Army, 28; Carnegie Tech., 0. At Milwaukee--Marquette, 61; St. Norbert, 0. · At Madison--Wisconsin, 34; Beloit,0. At Columbus--Ohio State, 53; Ohio Wesleyan, 0, At Austin--Texas, University, 27; Trinity College, 0. At Denver--University of Denver, 33; Montana Aggies, 7. At Laramie, Wyo.--University of Wyoming, 6; Colorado Aggies, 0. At Brunswick, Me.--Bowdoin, 7; Naval Reserves, 0. At Cambridge--Harvard Freshmen, 6; Radia tSation, 0. ' At Des Moines--William Ponn, 7; Methodist U., Drake, 7. At Dallas -- Southern 20; Meridian, 7. At Ames-- Ames, 6; Coe, 0. At Iowa City-- Iowa, 22; Cornell, 13. At Notre Dame -- Notre Dame, ,.55; Kalamazoo, 0. At Evanston -- Northwestern, 48; Lake Forest, 0. Indiana, 51; Wabash. 0. Illinois, 22; Kansas, 0. Michigan, 41j Case, 0. Kansas Aggies, 10; Oklahoma Ag- gies, 0. ·" / Purdue, 54; Franklin 0. Wooster 0; Western Reserve, 0. FIGHT PROMOTERS CET OUT OF WESLEYAN EASY FOR RAMPAGING HUSKERS Pulverizing Defeat In the Season's First Game on Nebraska Field. FINAL SCORE WAS 100 TO 0 Generally Admit They Have Had A-Plenty After Dealing With Greedy Gladiators. Jim Coffroth Notable Exception and Proves It By Desire ' to Bid for Fights. IT WAS A NATUKAL QUESTION "You gave me a ChrJstnms cigar. Mr. Flubdub." said th« man -who occasionally came around In ruest of odd jobs "So I did. Are iron just setting out, old chap?"--Eouisvflle Courier-Journal. Michigan Coach Is Bothered By a-Scarcity of Material Behind the Line. (Special to The S,tar.) ANN AilBOR, Mich., ~~ m '*~ g£ backflelrl material has worried Coach Fielding H. Yost in whipping his Michigan football squad into shape this year. A strong backfield *md a large number of promising candidates have been responsible for Michigan success In the past. This year things have changed. There are no men like Johnnie Maulbctsch and Iuzz Catlett to rip through the cucnjy line. Sparks, varsity quarter, is the only man from lilSt 'vont-'a hnnlfftnlrt t.n hn BOXING BOUTS THIS WEEK. Morfbay, Oct. 8. Dick I.ondmnn v« Pckln Kid Herman. 10 rounds, at BloomlnKton, 111. Bryan Downev vs. Young Denny. 12 rounds, at Columbus. O. Tuesday, Oct. 9. Johnny Dundee vs. Willie Jackson, 10 lounds. at New Yolk Cily, Charley White \ s Young Maxwell. 10 rounds, at Albnnv. N. Y. Wednesday, Oct. 10. Jack White vs Johnny Tillmati. 10 rounds, nt New York City. Thursday, Oct. 11. Jack Wolfe \ s Mickey Byrrc, 10 rounds, at Clevelund, o. Friday, Oct. 12. Al McCoy vs. Jack Dillon, 12 rounds, at Providence. R. 1. They have sounded taps over thc blasted hopes or ti\o mo c pretentious piomoters of. pugl'lnm. Add the names of Jimmy Johnston, N'Yawk, and tiily Haacl;. Memphis, to the growing ro 1 of mon who hiivo wrestled with and failed to solve rho problem of succcH« r a'ly promoting- fit:tic entertatn-nent for tlio public. All have been \vlilpstu\cd or hlacUta^Icod by the so-callod hcadllners of the lm\Ing game. You all remettib.-r the case of I T arry Sherman, Minneapolis, who flashed across tho spotting horizon some three years ago and wus prcss-agentcd as the. greatest ring piomotei of .ill times. She:man dropped $13,000 In his brief :inpr caroor. Then theie was W. C. Virjhall. New .York, who h.jrnul inU: the promoting Bume at Gotham anil stauoi -i t'ontost between Mike O i i ' b j n s :irM Park»-y McFailand. One- venture \VI\B enoiijrh for him. She sho-v drew SiiO.OOO, yet of this imniensiO amount Marshall 1U not retain one cuiT. All he got for his efforts was an u n m e i c i f u i pnnninK by the press and uni\ trt.nl condemnation from the fan-, who fell ihoy linil been s t u n g in paying out good money Methodists Were Victims Of a who Is playing left halfback for the Huskers. was the -spectacular performer of the day. Schellenberg accounted for four of Nebraska's fifteen toucMowns, while he lost credit for smother by fumbling the ball after he had sprinted 15 yards and carried the pigskin over the Methodists' goal linp. In one of his electrifying runs Schel- lonberg covered nearly eighty yards. Dobson and Otoupalik, playing at tho fullback positions, eaeh added three touchdowns to the Cornhusker total, while Cook, Day, Kellogg, Wilder and Hubka each chipped in with a touchdown to make more complete the Wesleyan rout. Husker Forwards Had the .Edge. The Cornhusker forwards outbeefed their opponents and they also out- tackled and out-charged the Methodists from end to end in the line positions, but the one dominant feature of the Nebraska performance was the brilliant Interference given the backs i State University Aggregation Piled Up Third Greatest Total In Cornlmsker Football Annals. BY "CY" SHERMAN Dr. Stewart's Cotnluiskcrs poundel anil pulverized tho Methodists from Ncbinsl'.a AVeslev.xn ycsteidny afternoon on NcbiasKa flelfi, achieving a 100 to 0 victory I n ' t h e season's gild- iron inaugural in the Cornhusker camp. Fifteen touchdowns were reeled off by the Iluskcr waniors, while Munn. Nebraska's maisivo loft tnckcl. bootpd ten successful Held gOiils In loundmg out the century total. Next lo see the nff.iir. J. J. Dous'n?rtv, Philadelphia, Is still L C I , 1C, W I U W H 1 J J ' 3 / ' ' ' backfield to be I smarting from the experience he had h» «tv,o,.= h n v n l ' n promoting the Leon;ird-Kilbane on- 1110.11 I.J. UtiA J14..3I. J V-.1H *3 !,-«.-_"..»-_...«. »-~ y~ · . , out this year. All the others have ! m Piomolin, either finished school or have enlisted. There is not e\en a promising line 'of backfield substitutes from last year. Hanish. sub on the 1916 team, has a half back, position without competition, while Gcnebach, a sophomore, seems WIN THEI3 SPURS AS CORNHUSKER^ counter. Douglic-i ly barely got. by without sustaining a financial kick. The funs had no^cause for complaint concerning the m'tch, but tho tactics of the managers of the sTappojs rnalo Dougherty sour on the whole pairie. So with Matt Hinkel Cleveland He promoted the lecent affair between Fulton and Morris. That show drew i $18,000'. When Hinkel en me to check i up all the details, he found he was HUGO OTOUPALIK. Right fullback on the Nebraska olevcn who accounted for three of the Cornhuskers' fifteen touchdowns. to ' Nebraska's score of 101 points against Croig-hton in 1003 and the 119 total by which the Jluskcr.s smothered the Haskcll Indians seven ycais ago, the Satuiday score w.'ih the gicat- in Cornhusker annals. Corn- in their sprints around the "Wesleyan wings. And the Huskers likewlpe played the game with the old dash and spirit which made them unbeatable duilng the seaspns when the Nebraska "steam roller" was riding over all opposition. The Hstlessfo otball which can-led the season of a year ago, biingln«r defeat In the Kansas game, was driven from its trenches and the Cornhusker fighting spirit of old took its place on the firing line. Dr. Stewart, coach of the Corn- huskers, declined last night to exult over the victory. "I .hoped for a harder game," he said, "as we must now start on a string of six of tho toughest games In American football. "We needed more opposition, but Wosleyan, which has a green team, probably gave us tho best they had In stock. A change or two, during the -coming week and stiffer' practice in, blocking and tackling will help, but I predict Nebraska will he ready for next Saturday's game with Iowa and, In, trim to give the Hawk- oyes tho rlgh't sort of an argument. I wish to .congratulate the Cernhuskers on their fifte spirit. They showed me thcy'hayo' the fight, and that *wMl count a',lot in the hard games which Nebraska must play. Comment hy Coach Kline. Coach Kline of Wcsleyan offered no excuses. "Candidly. I figured I had a stronger team than last year," the Wesleyan coach said last night, "but the Corn- huskers are stronger, in my estimation, than any Nebraska team I have seen during tho past six seasons. Unless the Cornhuskera take a sudden slump from ovbj-tdnfldcnce, I can see no reason why" Nebraska should not win the Missouri,'j.yalley championship i and f make a serious bid to win from Notre Dame, Michigan and Syracuse. The Nebraska 'team, as it played against Wasleyan. has so much of the punch thai'there is no limit to Ita, possibilities." The Huskers started their big push early in the first quarter. Big Munn kicked off to AVe.sIc^iin and Halfback Carman returned the kick to tho Mothodists's 26-yurd line. Captain Grove hurled himself against the Nebraska line, gaining, a scant yard, after jvhich the Husker forwards broke through nnd spilled Carman for a six- yard IOSM. Wesleyan fumbled on I the next down; tho Cornhuskers recovered and then the Nebiaska juggernaut Sot under way. Schellenberg shot around the Methodists' left wing for ten yards and Dobson bucked through for seven more. Another piungo hy Dobson nnd the pigskin -was across tho Una] chnlkllne. The Huskers hud scored in less than four minutes of Play. The details of the other touchdowns credited to the Cornhuskers would be merely a rcpetion of the first --the Husker? had the punch and either rammed their way through the line or skirted the end's for'a successior or resistless rushes. Straight football was tlie main reliance of Dr. Stewart's i hhoit several hundred dollars. That , ( , [ feature is not so bad in itself, because f°J° TM I Hinkel is a very wealthy rnnn. It Is huskcr football profits ot the year will h" Qte ees, who attempted only a few the abuse that he has been subject to ' ever since bv the syndicate members ·s, the largest turnout in history, ,, , V ·£ a Nebraska inaugural, saw the Nc- sa ".,?. , tors, n-t bt.iska players jomi) and ramble to a tliiilllng triumph. Elmer Schellenberg, a Beatrice boy _ I forward passes, one of which Dobson to Otoupalik accounted for a Flags and Khaki Popular' at Comiskey Park Battle COMISKEY PARK, CHICAGO, Oct. iC.--The boys "over there" can rest as- cused they wore not forgotten as Browns and' Cards Twin Bill hi Post-Season Eeries WAYNE MUNN, Tackle and- Guard. ELMER SCHELLEN3ERG, ERNEST HUBKA, -Left Halfback Right End. SchellenbergJ Hubka and Munn played their first football game in Corn- husker moleskins yesterday and factored materially in Nebraska's slashing victory. " Reds Trim Indians In Thirteen Innings CINCINNATI. O., Oct 6.--Th£ Cincinnati Reds made it two straight over the Cleveland Amfericans this nfternoon by to be the only man who could relieve Sparks at quarter. Wcston and Froemke, neither a first-rate man, are the competitors for, the other halfback job. Yost's one lucky move seems to hinge on the recent change of "Tad" WIeman from tackle to fullback. Wie- winning the post-season bill, 2 to 1 In i man is a giant who musters^ nearly ~ " - - - · - ' 2 0 0 pounds of actual muscle. 'This is thirteen. Innings. Stanley Coveleskle and Schneiderrfought oft even terms until tile thirteenth i when' singles by Griffith ami Shean and Ncale's sacrifice gave the Reds victory. Tlie score: / R. H.K. Clcve. . . 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Or-1 10 i, Cincl. . . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1--2 7 V Batteries--Coveloskle and O'Neill: Schneider and Wingo. Umpires--Hildebr.ind end Harrison? ST. LQIJIS. Mo.. Oct. fi.--The Browns and Cardinals split a doublehcaapr In their post-season series here this afternoon, the American leaguers taklns the first same, B to 4 the 'Nationals copped ..tnnln?s. while other, .6 to"J, in.flvpi nriinps, -The second was called on arcount'of darkness. ThtL'-acorps: ".r VFiret, g«me-- ·"».. . \V, /B.M.E, Browns, ...... 2 2 O'O fl'ft 0 0 0 1 -- * f H J )Z Cardinals ____ 0 0 1 0 0 0 2,1 O'O-- 4 7 'Z Batteries- Gro«in. l^ouderniilk ' nnd Hartley: Hdrstman, Ames, Goodwin, PfxM'ord nn-l Snyder. Second same: - ' R. H.E. Browns ................ 0 0 0 0 1 -- 1 3 1 Cardinals .............. 3 0 1 0 2--6 7 1 Batteries: - Sofhorori. *nd Hartley; Meadows and Gonkales. Umpire*-- Qulgley and Owens, Iowa Has Hard Fight . to Defeat Cornell IOWA CITY, la., Oct. 6.--The Iowa unl- only his third year in the university, but he alread}' was talked of as a sure all-American tackle. Shifting him to fullback may have ruined his chances of making- Camp's all-American this year, but it undoubtedly will save the Michigan team. , , , ,, The whole Michigan offensive will be built around Wieman. He has developed the plunging habit that results in big gains every time he tries It in scrimuiage. Wieman also is a lad who can use his v head. Nobody knows ·tfhat Tost would do if Wie- I controlling Morris that has sickened Hinkel of the promoting end. ' The names ot a score of lesser lights could easilv be added to the foregoing list. They tried to buck a game that only a few have handled successfullv. The retirpmcnt of, HaacK and Johnston is considerable of a surpiisc. For ears they .have been Identified with the boxincr «ame as promoters . and pen- erallv with success. Planck had a monopoly of the Bame at MenrfThls. and Johnston was the matchmaker of one of the biggest clubs in New Tork. I , Hnaclc lias eone back to the more ·peaceful nursuit of running a small Drintlnpr office. He Is off of l.oxlng for keeps. Johnston will remain In contact , . - , , - , * , , t! i with tho game, but u* manager of box- America, and ,Cnicago in particular, erg. He has learned that tnat Is the bav e itself over to celebrating its an- I nual baseball classic today when the White Sox trounced the Giants. Thousands of Sammies will dash for bulletin boards erected in tlreir camps upon arising Sunday morning. There | they will find posted and" waiting for | them, United Press dispatches, telling 'of the White Sox winning their ffl»st 'game, 2 to 1. That step was taken to satisfy the baseball appetites of the fighting Americans in France. But America, as represented in Comiskey park this afternoon breathed of the spirit that sent ihese Sammies to France, with firm determination for victory. From the lowest board in the low center field fence to the topmost peak of the great grandstand, Comiskey park was swathed and wrapped in red, white and blue. Throughout the great stands could be seen the khaki of the arm/ and the blue of the navy. In the right field stands was a great block, of khaki, standing out In sharp relief against the civilian clothes of other mjen, or the. bright colors of women ,all about. This block represented 1,500 prospective ft-' ficers of Uncle Sam's armies "over there." They werfe from the training camp at Fort Shetldan. Wilder and Hubka in Evidence' Three additional touchdowns were « / (Continued on page six) (Continued on page six) KET NEXT versity gi-idironers fought a Jwrd uphill man got Ia j d out ; bu - t he is n 3 t the game t h s afternoon and -when the.Hnal ,,,_,, *, +,,,,» ,,, ,,,,,,,.. *,, ,,,,,,,,,. game _ . _ . . . _ . . _ . , _ . . . whistle tooted, were victorious over the Cornell eleven, score 22 to 13. The Hawlteye footballers didn't get goliift until the second-half when the Cornell squa'l ··weakened' under the heavy Iowa pound- Ing. ' o ' · * j -, " * . TOO LIBERAL. "Where are you going till* summer?" "O , to one cf tho llhcinl lieachcF." "Whorls'a mural hear"!?" "A fluff v/hcio frniitimo b i t h r i v a.ft no treriuircil to v.-oir more clothes than they do on Age-Herald the street."--Blrmingl-um" kind of. man that is likely to spend any time flat on his back. As a kicker, Wieman is beginning to shine, too, scoring from drop and place kicks'in scrimmage after only a few days of practice In the toe art ·Contrary to,the usual order, Michigan's line is both heavy and experienced. WeskP and Hoyd, of last year's varsity, nre In the harness. All other line men have h;id plenty of experience, either us former varsity subs or as reserve team players ,**/,, ,,..\ f i / k - / V r. Pres. Dickerson Calls Meeting In Louisville, Ky., November 11. ^ , (Special to The Star ST. JOSEPH, Mo.. Oct. 6.--President Dickerson today announced that the meeting of Western league magnates will' be .held in Louisville on Sunday November 11. Two days before the meeting of the National association of minors. Dickerson says ihe meeting will last nearly 'a week and that chanprep in the circuit will be made. ,He 'suggests that Hutchinson, Joplin and Wichita will Join the Western association nex't season and that the Western will probably he composed ot St. Joseph, Kansas City, Kansas, Lincoln, Omtiha, DCS Mofnes, Sioux City, Peorla and Davenport Dickerson also stated that Holland retains St. Joseph franchise _and that this Is for sale. t ' I urn ..not agitating finy splits, says the president, except that I will consent to anything .that will help tho Western league. Dlckorson Intimates that Hanlon's team -will T c t u r n to Sioux City nnd that a new deal is on for the St. Josonh franchise. U p rlsi whites t h a t with two excoptlo.vt all 'h/» clubs In the league did better than break even on the seasor camp For the first time in history, an American army officer was to be seen lit the entrance of a baseball club's dugout on a-world's series field? The officer was.Drillmaster Smiley of the White So*x who wished them luck as they squared away for tho sporting fight, which has ever thrilled peace loving America. As the teams were called to the field, the band played "Over There." There was a new stillness,' too, as the crowd stood uncovered while the strains of The Star Spangled Banner swept up from tho field. The 32,000 mon nnd women who pricked Comiskey park v.-cro roprp«-cn- t o t i v c of, a nation fit war, snatching- a few minutes for pl.ij. ·"· There was one fatal omission. No- body In partlcuuar pitched out the first ball. The ball just got to Cieotte some way or other and a ceremony which the east 'has made much of in recent jears was thus lost. Benny Kauff has holes all cut in the top of his cap: Chicago fans suppose this Is to permit tys head to swell, but the holes were not needed today. Benny suffered almost total eclipse. Clark Griffith sat in the right field stands with the boys from Fort Sheridan. Grif gave up his box to Nick Altrock and Mrs. Altrock and one of Uncle Sam's men was sent back home to give Grif a seat It's hard to tell which roared the loudest--the crowds in the ball park or those that didn't get in. There were thousands of them lined up for blocks hanging to forlorn hopes and a neighbor's shoulder when the gates banged shut. The only thihgs bothering Comiskey were the ceaseless demands for tickets he couldn't grant--and his decorations. The "Old Roman" was inquiring whether everybody thought ho had enough flags out?. ' Eddie Cicotte insists there ain't no such* animal as the "shine ball." Benny Kauff and Heinie Zimmerman are offering a reward for someone to tell 'em what it is. Manager Rowland declared after the,game that Cicotte had pitched better games than that of today and that he expected him to do better the next time out. After Happy Flesch laced his homo run Into the bleachers, John Collins kissed him. Happy blushed. Cicptte showed his greatest control In tho sixth Inning. He pitched jusi; nine balls and every one over t!%~ plate. Kauff swung three times ;-~'t nilssotl all. Zimmerman swunR lvr'.c~* : nd tljcn popped to Gfmdil. Fletcher missed the first two pitched,to him and ended the inning: by lofting to Jackson, ' , . , ) * ' ·* · . * - - *·*,- V ^$Jikk. i LjjSifi^'Sn rliUl?rKrL-^^l!^^ A Lt:« »-. NFWSPAPF^ *M*

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