Des Moines, Iowa
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Company M Wins
It wis an jhistoricl event at Fort Des Moines A?rmy post Friday evening when Company 1 defeated Company 2, 9 to 8, in a five-inning softball game.
It was the first sports event ever contested by members of the Women's Auxiliary Army corps. And the WAACs put on quite a show for the throng of fellow members on the fort parade grounds. Company 1 had to push across a run in the last of the final frame to break an 8-8 deadlock in this game between officer candidates.
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at Softball, 9 to 8
I A clean single to center by Miss Muller counted Miss Sheets
I with the decisive tally. One of the high spots of the game was a home run in the third inning by Miss Avery.
Neither team was taking a chance on the umpiring. Bach brought along its company commander as umpire—Capt. Frank E. Stillman of Company 1, Capt. George T. Skinner of Company 2.
The game is expected to be a forerunner of an exte
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