Sport: Abandoned

They came, they saw, they gave it up. The New York Giants and the Chicago White Sox, seeking to acquire cash and culture simultaneously by means of exhibition baseball games in Europe (TIME, Sept. 29), disbanded in Paris. Some headed for Berlin, others for Rome, some for the Riviera, some for the battlefields. All were agreed that the trip had gone far enough. Despatches stated no causes, but probable ones were: bored spectators, slender receipts, foul weather, diverting sights, fare, people.

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