Pandemonium instantly broke out in the crowded grandstand. "The entire assemblage," the Dispatch reported, "rose to their feet and shouted until they were hoarse, danced, sang and threw their hats into the air as though they were taking leave of their senses. They kissed wept and laughed over each other, embraced, shook hands, slapped each others' back, ran to and fro like madmen." And, the paper noted, the afterglow of triumph lingered long into the evening: "About town last night, everywhere, the excitement regarding the great victory was most intense. In hotel, shop, restaurant, bar room, in the home circle and on the street, but little was talked of save the terrific 'poulticing' the Browns had administered to the Chicago Whites."
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