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OKI AIMMA flITY.
WIVBBI Will W Bf
OUT LOSE, 7 TO 6
Kirby Finds Batting Eye and
Lends Two Doubles and Ca
ble Gets One With a Single,
But Lose Close Game.
- -Oklahoma City, May 6. (Special
Telegram.) Omaha otithit Okla
homa City in the final game of the
series today, but Holland's lads
bunched their blows to good ad
vantage and captured a free hitting
affair by a score of 7 to 6.
Griffin and Merz, opposing pitch
ers were both hit rather hard dur
ing the engagement Batsmen of
both ; teams were hitting the ball
hard all the afternoon and the
sphere was journeying to safe ter
ritory a goodly share of the time.
Oklahoma City started its scoring
in the first inning, Hunter's one
base blow sending home Griggs
and Benson, who had singled. Falk
previously had advanced the scor
ing duo with a sacrifice.
.The locals shoved over another
pair of tallies in the fourth. Lindi
more's offering bounded badly for
Cable and Griffith cashed the short
stop a moment later with a double.
Griggs hit the catcher home with a
Hunter and Nutt walked in the
fifth and pulled a double steal, the
former scoring when Bliss threw
wide and high to third base. Nutt
scored on Lindimore's ihit. With
Falk on second in the ninth and
the score tied at six all, Williams
hit safely with two away, sending
home the winning run.
Omaha Scores. v
Baschang scratched a hit to open
the first and Jackson sacrificed.
Cable hit to left and Nutt's good
throw cut down Baschang at the
plate. Cable scored on Kirby's
In the third, Mers hit safely,
Baschang . sacrificed, and Cable
doubled, Merz scoring. The' visi
tors added three ' in the fourth.
Gislason was hit, Thompson sin
gled, and Bliss hit Gislason home
with a single, Thompson going to
third and Bliss to -second on the
throw. Merz dumped one to
Williams,- who fumbled the ball,
.Thompson scoring ana cuss came
in on. a fielders choice.
Hits by Baschang and Jackson,
Cable's sacrifice and Kirby's double
to right scored Baschang in the
eighth, but Jackson was out at
the plate when he tried, to . score
from first on the hit
Heading defensive pTay was
Nutt's good throw to- the plate to
catch Baschang in the first, and
some, nice infielding by Lindimore,
liensen and Cable.
Bacchant, ef . . .
v.i.L is is
AB. H. O.
Urisv. rt J J
Bcnwii, Sb . . 5 1
talk, ef SI e
Huiter. lb 1 M
William, Sb.., S 1 1
Nutt. If S 0 S
Lindimore, m..., 4 2 1
(irifflthi .............. 4 8 4
urtrtia. d 4 e ,
Totals' ;.........;.... ; 11 SI 4
Omaha ... 1 0 1 S 0 0 1 0
Oklahoma City tOSSSOOO 17
Two baas hltat lMk, Orlfflth, Kirby 8),
Cable. Saerlflea httm Falk, Hunter,
Jacksoa, Banrhana;, Olalaaon. Sacrifice
fly I Cable. Doable play it Griffin, Ben
ton and Hnnteri Undmore, Benson and
Hunter. Left on banes: Oklahoma City,
7 1 Omaha, V. Hit by pitched ball: By
Oriffln, 2 (Glalaaon, Cabin). Struck out:
By Orif fin. Si by Men, 4. Baaea on balls i
Off Griffin, 8) off Men, 8. Passed ball:
nilaa. , Time: 8:10. Umpire: Shannon.
Des Moines Pitcher Holds
to Three Hits, No Runs
Joplin, Mo., May 6. Pitcher Boyd
of Des Moines blanked Joplin to
day and held the. Miners to three
hits, Joplin .losing their first game
of ' the - season. Voorhies was hit
freely by the visitors and was re
placed by Mapel in the eighth.
Walker and Lamb . were ordered
from the game by Umpire Holmes
when the two mixed in the first in
ning, after Lamb was out at the
AB. H. O. K.
A3. H. O. B.
Cant, If ill
Lambe, ( 1 1 0 0
H'b'k. lb 4
Wa't. 8b S
1 4 Cn'wlh of 1 S .
1 1 t H'iw't, lb 4 14 4
Mphy, ef 4 S t
M'lver. rt 8 0 1 0
t7ty, id s
S 0 Horan. If 4 1
H'tfo. as 4
BrlbkV lb 4 0 5
SOU'S, XI 4 11 o
Wlker. a 8 1
D'd cf-sa 4 0 8 1
T peon, Itll I 0
Breen, e 4 8 1 0
Boyd. 4 1 1 0
Vrhlea, p 8 0 0
Mapel. n t 0 1 0
Smith 1 t 0 0
TO tali 87 18 IT ll Total! SS 8 87
Batted for Voorhlei in MTsnth.
Dee Molnaa l a 0 1 0 0 0 04
JopUa , 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 00
Two-baie hi til 'Lamb, Thompson.
Three-baae hit: Can. Double plays:
If good judgment
favored the Lanpher
hat before, it points
still more urgently in
that direction how-
Base Ball Standings
, wkktebn league.
Joplin t 1
Tulsa I 8
Dra Moines .4 8
Oklahoma City i I
St. Joseph 8 4
Stoux City 8 4
OMAHA 8 S
Wichita 1 S
' Pee. Moines, 4; Joplin, 0.
Sioux City-Wichita, riln. '
Omaha, 4; Oklahoma City, 7.
St Joseph, 8; Tulsa, I.
' Omaha at Oklahoma City.
Bloux City at Wichita.
St. Joseph, at Tulsa.
. Dei Moines at Joplin.
Won, Lost Pet.
New York .
St. Louis ..
New York. S: Bolton, 4.
Chtcaco, 7; Cincinnati, 0.
Brooklyn, 11; Philadelphia, I.
St. Louis, 8; Pittsburgh, 1.
Philadelphia at Brooklyn.
Boston at New Tork.
Won. Lost Pet.
Chicago . . .
New York .
8t. Louli . .
Boston, I ; Washington, 0,
Philadelphia, 8; New York, I.
St Louis, 4; Cleveland, 3.
Chicago, l Detroit, 1.
Detroit at .Chicago? (
New York at Philadelphia. I
St Louis at Cleveland;
Washington at Boston,
Won. Lost. ct.
Toledo, S; Milwaukee, 1.
St Paul, 3; Columbus, 0.
Minneapolis. 18; Louisville, 7.
Kansas City, 8 ; Indianapolis, 4.
Milwaukee at Toledo.
Kansas City at Indianapolis.
Minneapolis at Louisville.
St. Paul at Columbus.
Hartford to Coffee to Hasbrook; Hulswltt
to Bribeck (2). Lett on bases: Des
Moines, 8; Joplin, 0. Bases on balls: on
Boyd. 3: off Mapel. 1. Hit by pitched ball:
Thompson. . Struck out: By Boyd, 1; by
Voorhies, 1; by Mapel, 1. Hits: Off
Voorhlts, 12 in seven tnntvga Time of
game; 1:40. Umpire: Holraes.
Tulsa Bunched Hits in Second
and Make Three Out Four
Tulsa, Okl., May 6. Tulsa bunch
ed three singles with St. Joseph's
miscues ii the second inning today,
and overcoming a two-run -advantage
established by the visitors in
the first round, made it three out of
four. The score was 8 to 2. Score:
AB. H. O. EX
AB. H. O. E.
B'b'kr. 8h I 2 0 0
Wuffli, B S 2 3
K'h'ra, If 4
Dolan, 2b 4
B'cher, cf 2
C'n'ly. rf 4
O'dwln, 2b S
Cl'v'l'd, b 4
Meyer, If 4
Davis, rt 2
Mu'l'r, lb 8 0 11
OtBr'kaw, cf 4
K'il'hr, ss 3 1 4
Wano. lb 4
urnjn, e 4
Bl'j'k't P 1
Cap'ral, p 2
O'Brien, e 4
Bayne, p 8
Totals 81 7 84 2
Totals 33 10 27 2
8t Joseph 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 02
Tulsa 0 8002010 J 8
' Two base hits: Wuffli, Davis, Brobjaw.
Home run: Dolan. Stolen bases: Butcher,
Mueller, Cleveland, Meyer. Double plays:
Wano to Goodwin; Goodwin to Wuffli to
Wano. Left on bases: St Joseph. 0;
Tulsa, 4.. Basel on balls : Off Bluejacket,
8; Caporal, 1. Struck out: By Caporal, 2;
by Bayne, 8. Hits: Oft Bluejacket, 5.
Time: 1:40. Umpire: Daly. ..
Zbyszko and Lewis
Signed for Another
Big Match in Chicago
Chicago, May 6. Wladek Zbys
zko, claimant of the world's heavy
weight wrestling championship, and
Ed (Strangler) Lewis were matched
today ,to meet in a contest to an
absolute finish, best two out of three
falls, here May 19. Zbyszko has
two one-fall victories over Lewis to
Toledo? O., May . Score: R. H. E.
Milwaukee 1 4 4
Toledo JE 8 0
Batteries: Kotcelnlck and Huhn; San
ders, Ferguson and Murphy.
Louisville, Ky., May I. Score: .
B H E
Minneapolis ...la' 18 3
Louisville 7 11 8
Batteries: Miller, Williams and Owens;
Friday, Stewart and Kocher.
Columbus, O., May 4. Score: ' R. H. I.
St Paul ...2 4 0
Columbus o 4 1
Batteries: Hall and Hargrave; Park
Indianapolis, May 4. Score: R. H. E.
Kansas City 8 0 1
Indianapolis 2 8 3
Batteries: Hall and Brock; Rogge and
At Nashvllle-Llttle Rock, postponed.
At Chattanooga-Memphis, postponed. .
At Mobile, S; Atlanta, 1.
At New Orleans, 0; Birmingham, 2.-
NTS WINS FOR
Wild Throws and Errors by
Washington Players Help'
Champions Win; White
Sox Uck Tigers.
Boston, , May 6. Boston made
only two hits, but defeated Wash
ington, 2 to 0, today. After Harper
passed Vitt in the second, Scott
flied ta Milan, Foster threw wildly
to second to force Vitt on Walter's
grounder. Caldwell fanned ' on a
wild pitch, which advanced both
runners, and they scored on Hoop
er's single over second. The score:,
AB. R. H. E.
Judge, lb I 111 1
Fost'r, 3b 4 1 1 1
Milan, cf 4 0 1 0
AB. H. O. E,
Hooper, rf 8 1 8 0
Barry, 2b 8 0 8 0
Strunk, cf 4 1 8 0
RuthJf 8 0 8 0
Hell's, lb S 0 10 0
Vitt, Sb 10 1.0
Rice, rf 8 4 10
Sha'ks. is 3 0 1
M'n'ky. If 3 0 4
J'vrln. 2b 8 1 8
Sf.ott. ss 8 0 3 1
Plcn'ch, c 8 0 8 01
Walters, e 8 0 4 0
Cdwell, p 3 0 10
H'per, p 8 0 0 0
Craft, p 0 0 0 0
Oharrity 10 0 0
: Totals 20 2 24 t. Totals 24 2 27 1
Batted for Harper In eighth.
Washington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Boaton 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 s 2
Two-base hit: Judge. Three-base hit:
Strunk. Sacrifice hit: Vitt. Double plays:
Foster to Janvrln to Judge; Walters to
Barry. Lett on bases: Washington, 3;
Boston. 4. First base oif-errors: Wash
ington. 1; Boston, 1. Bases on balls: Off
Harper, 4; on Caldwell, 1. Hits: Off
Harper, 2 in 7 Innings; off Craft, none In
1 inning. Hit by pitched ball: By Harper
(Barry), truck out: By Harper, 1; by
Caldwell, 2. Wild pitch: Harper. Losing
Sox Tame Tigers.
Chicago, May 6. Chicago won a pitch
ers' battle from Detroit, 8 to 1, today.
Williams held the Tigers to four hits. The
White Sox won on a fumble by Hellman,
Jackson's three-bagger and Felsch's sac
rifice fly. Two double plays helped Wil
! AB. R. H.
Lelb'd, rt 4 1 2
E. AB. H. O. B.
0 Bush, ss 8 0 1 0
0 Jones, 8b 8 0 0 0
0 Cobb, ef 4 0 0 0
0 Veach. If 2 1 2 0
0 H'lm'n, lb 2 1 10 1
W'v'r, 3b 4
C'llns, 2b 3
J'kson, If 4
Felsch, cf 8
O'ndll, lb 8
Ribb'g, si 8
Schalk, e 3
Wil ms, p 8
0 F'gst'd, rf 8 0 8 0
0 Bl's'n, 2b 3 1 4 0
O St'n'ge, c 1 0 8 0
0 Cu ngh'm 110 0
Telle, o 0 0 0 0
Boland, p 8 0 0 0
Total! 80 7 27 0 Totals 27 4 24 1
'Batted for Stanage In eighth.
Detroit 0 0 O 0 1 0 0 0 01
Chicago 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 x 8
Two-base hits: Felsch, Hellman, Elli
son. Schalk. Three-base hit: Jackson.
Stolen bases: Felsch, Lelbold. Sacrifice
hits: Collins. Jones. Sacrifice flv: Felsch.
Double plays: Weaver to Gandil; Rlsberg
to uandil. JUert on bases: Chicago, 6;
Detroit. 2. First base on error: Chicago.
1. Base on balls: Off Williams. 2: off
Boland. l. struck out: By Williams, 4;
by Boland, 2. , '
Macks Victors Over Yanks.
Philadelphia, May (.Shannon's single
In the tenth inning today gave Philadel
phia a victory over New York, 3 to 2.
Perry waa wild, but when threatened he
tightened up. The score:
AB. H. O. E
AB. H. O. E
Halas, rf 4 11 0
Kopp, If 4 0 1 0
Th'as. 3b 3 1 2 0
Vlck, rf 1
Peck'h. ss 2
Plpp, lb 3
Baker, 3b 4
Pratt, 2b 4
Lewis, if 4
Bodle. cf 4
Ruel, e 5
Thor'n, p 1
x Lamar 1
8haw'y, p 1
0 0 0
2 0 URoth, rf E 0 2 0
1 10 01 Burns, lb 4 1 12 0
Witt, cf 4
Sha'n, 2b 4
Duga, ss 3
Perkins, 0 0
Perry, p 2
Set bold, p 0
Kinney, p 1
Totals.. 34 10z20 4 Totals.. 31 4 30 2
Two out when winning game scored.
x Batted for Halaa In eighth.
. z Batted for Thormahlen in eighth.
Batted for Perkins In seventh.
xx Ran for Walker in seventh..
, M Batted for Perry In seventh.
New'Tork ......... .0 01060010 0 2
Philadelphia ......0 0000 0200 18
Two-base hit: Lamar. Stolen bases:
Pratt, Lewis, Burns. Sacrifice hits: Plpp
(2), Bodle. Shannon, Perkins. Double
play: Peckinpaugh, Pratt and Plpp. Left
on bases: New York, 13; Philadelphia, 11.
First bsse on errors: New York, 1; Phil
adelphia, 2. Bases on balls: Off Perry.
7; off Kinney, 1; off .Thormahlen. 7; off
Shawkey, 2. Hits: Off Perry, 8 in seven
Innings; off Selbold, 2 in one-third inning;
off ' Kinney, none In 2 2-3 Innings;, off
Thormahlen, 2 in seven innings; . off
Shawkey, 2 In 2 2-3 lnalngs. Hit by
pitcher: By Shawkey (Burns).' Struck
out: By Perry, 2; by Kinney, 4; by Thor
mahlen, 8; by Shawkey, 2. Winning
pitcher: Kinney. Losing pitcher: Shawkey.
Browns Drub Indians.
Cleveland, May (. St. Louis defeated
Cleveland, 6 to 3, In 12 Innings. Coumbe's
error allowed St. Louis to score the tying
run In the ninth. Hits by Gedeon, Jacob
son .and Gerber decided the contest. Ja
cobson had two doubles, three singles and
a sacrifice In six times to the plate. The
Tobln, If 6 0 2
AB. H. O. E.
Gede n, 2b 6
Sisler. lb S
WPms, cf 4
J'c's'n, rf S
B'nkie, 2b 4
G'rber. ss 3
S'vVd, o 6
D'v'p't P 8
L'r'm'k, p 0
S'ron. p 0
Graney, If S 0 1 0
C pm n, es 6
Sp'ker, cf 6
Smitfc, rf 2
G'dner, 3b 4
Wbg's. 2b 4
J'nst'n, lb 4
O'Neill, o 8
Coumbe, p 2
Morton ( p 1
Totals 42 14 14 3 Totals 38 S 24 3
' 'Batted for Davenport in ninth. f
xBatted for Lowdermiik In- eleventh.
sBatted for Coumbe In tenth.
Ran for Thomas In tenth.
St Louis 0 0000100110 84
Cleveland 0 0001100010 0 8
- Two base hits: Williams, Jaeobson (2),
Bronkle, Johnston, Speaker. 6tolen base:
Smith. Sacrifice hits: Jaeobson, Sisler.
Gerber, Severoid, O'Neill, Smith, Coumbe,
Wambsganss. Sacrifice fly: Austin. Double
play: Tobln and Sisler. Left on' bases:
St Louis, 11; Cleveland, 0. First base on
errors: St Louts, 1; Cleveland, 2. Bases
on balls: Off Davenport 3; off Sothoron,
1; off Coumbe, 4; off Morton, 8. Hits:
Off Davenport, S in 8 innings; off Lowder
miik, 1 in 8 innings; off Sothoron, none
In 8 innings; off Coumbe. 11 in 10 in
nings; off Morton, 8 In 3 Innings'. Hit
by pitched bat): By Lowdermiik, 3
(Gardner and Speaker). Struck out: By
Davenport, 2; by Coumbe, 2. Wild pitch:
Lowdermiik. - Winning pitcher: Sothoron.
Losing pitcher; Morton. j
John Pesek Scores
Another Victory irr
Second Savage Bout
Sioux City, May John Pesek,
J of Shelton, Neb., defeated Steve
Savage of Chicago in a mat bout
here tonight. Pesek won the first
fall with a double scissors. During
the bout Savage injured his ankle
and was unable to come back for
the second contest.
. No Game at Wichita. '
Wichita, Kan., May 8. Rain pre
vented the last game between Sioux
City and Wichita Tuesday. A show
er lasting an hour in the afternoon
made the grounds too wet for play.
Omaha copies here Wednesday.
Coast Leaguer to Des Moines.
Joplin, Mo., May 6. Announce
ment was made here today that the
Des Moines (.Western league) club
had signed Hal Dimock, a pitcher
with the San Francisco team of the
(Pacific coast league, y
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REDS GET THREE
HITS OFF VAUGHN
AND CUBS WIN
Cincinnati Batters Couldn't
Find Chicago Pitcher's
Curves " and Get Shut
Out; St. Louis Wins.
Cincinnati, May 6. Vaughn held
the Reds to three hits today and
the locals were shut out, 7 to ft
Reuther started well, but weakened
in the fifth inning, when five hits
and an error gave the Cubs five
runs. Hollocher's batting and base
running was a feature. Score;
AB. R. H. E.
AB. H. O. E.
Flack, rf 4
H'l'o'r, ss 5
Mann, If 4
P'sk'rt, cf 4
M'k'le, lb 4
Pick, 2 b S
Groh, 3 b
Deal, lb 4
K'l'fer, c 4
Va'g'n, p S
Totals 15 27 1
Totals 81 S 27
Ran for Rarlden In seventh,
Chicago 0 0 0 1 C 9 I 0 07
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Two-base hit: Oroh. Three-base hit:
Pick. Home run: Hollocher. Stolen
base: Hollocher. Sacrifice hits: Neale,
Mann. Double play: Deal to Pick to
Markle, Left on bases: Chicago, 5; Cin
cinnati, 7. First base on errors: Chicago,
2; Clnlcnnatl, 3. Bases on balls: Off
Ruether. 2; off Luque, 1; off Vaughn. 2.
Hits: Off Ruether, 7 In 4 2-3 Innings; off
Regan, 1 in 2 1-3 Innings; off Luque, 1
In two Innings. Struck out: By Regan, 1;
by Luque, 1; by Vaughn, 2. Wild pitch:
Ruether. Losing pitcher: Ruether.
St. Louis Wins Close One.
St. Louis, May . Goodwin outpltched
Evans today, St Louis winning the final
game of the series from Pittsburgh, 2 to
1. After Goodwin replaced May In the
first inning tha visitors did not get be
yond first base' until the eighth Inning,
when two singles and a stolen base netted
them a run. The score:
AB. H. O. E.
If 1 2 1 1
AB. H. O. E.
Terry, ss 3
Carey, cf 4
Stn'g'I, rf 1
C'ts'w, 2b 3
Saler, lb 4
B'ckel, 8b 4
B'bee, - If 8
Schm't, e 8
Evans, p 2
xZttman , 0
F. Mil'r, 0
Smith, cf 8
Stock, 3b 4
H'nsby, ss 2
Sch'U, rf 8
P'lette, lb 8
J.Mil'r, 2b 4
Snyder, o 4
May p 0
G'dwln, p 2
0 2 0
Totals 80 4 24 1
Totals 28 4 27 2
Batted for Evans In eighth.
xRan for Sweeney In eighth.
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
St. Louis 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Stolen bases: Shotton (2), Stock, Zitx
man. Sacrifice hit: Hqrnsby. Double
plays: Stock. J. Miller 'and' Paulette;
Paulette and Snyder; Baeckel (unassisted).
Left on bases: Pittsburgh, 6; St. Louis. 9.
First base on errors: Pittsburgh, 2; St.
Louis, 1. Bases on balls: Off Evans, 6;
off May, 2; off Goodwin, 2. Hits: Off
Evans, 4 In 7 Innings; off May, none in
1-1 Inning. Struck out: By Evans, 4; by
Goodwin, 3. Winning pitcher: Goodwin.
Losing pitcher: Evans.
Giants Trim Braves.
New York, May t. The Boston Na
tionals lost their ninth straight game of
the season when the Giants defeated them
In their opening game of the season at
the Polo Grounds here today, 6 to 4.
Burns, If S 13
M'nv'e, as 4 2
H'zqg, 2b 8
Pow'l, rf 4
Smith, lb 4
Flgert, cf 4
Holke. lb 4
Wilson, 0 4
Kelly. If 3
Rud'ph, p 1
NJhrop, P 1
D'm're, p 0
Young, rf 4
Chase, lb 5
Doyle ,2b 4
Kauff. cf 4
OiZ'man. lb 4
2 Frcher, ss 3
M'Carty, c 4
Barnes, p 4
Totals 34 7 24 4
Totals 37 14 27 1
Batted for Rudolph In fifth.
xBatted for Northrop In seventh.
Boston 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 04
New York 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 x 6
Two-base hits: Young. Zimmerman.
Holke, Herzog. Three-base hit: McCarty.
Home run: uoyie. stolen bases: Burns.
Doyle, Kauff. Sacrifice hit: Herzog. Sac
rifice fly: Barnes. Double play: Maran
vllle. Smith and Herzog. Left on bases:
New York. 1 1 ; Boston, 4. First base on
errors: New York, 1; Boston, 1. Bases on
balls: Off Demaree, 3. Hits: Off Ru
dolph, 8 in 4 Innings; oft Northrop, 4 In
2 innings; off Demaree, 2 In 2 innings.
Struck out: By Barnes, 7; by Rudolph, 1;
by Northrop, 1; by Demaree. 1. Passed
ball: McCarty. Winning- pitcher: Barnes.
Losing pitcher: Rudolph.
, Brooklyn Defeats Phillies.
Brooklyn. May .0. Brooklyn defeated
Philadelphia today. 11 to . Score:
PHILADELPHIA. . BROOKLYN.
AB. H. O. E. AB. H. O. IS.
Call'n, rf 3
Will', cf 6
Meusel, If t
Lud's. lb S
Balrd, 3b S
Sick'g, ss S
Olson, ss 3
1 ; 0
Magee, 2b 4
Orlfh, rf 4
Wheat, If 3
Myers, cf 3
Kon'y, lb 4
Malone, lb 6
Miller, e 4
Grimes, p 4
P arce, lb
Oesch'r, p 2
Prend't, p 1
Falr'h, p 0
Totals. 41 10 24 1
Totals.. 14 15 27 (
Batted fdr Prendergsst In eighth.
xBatted for Pearce in ninth.
xBatted for Faircloth In ninth.
Philadelphia 81000001 1
Brooklyn u o e i i i s u x ii
Two-base hits: Griffith, Grimes. Three
base hits: Konetchy. Malone. Home run:
Williams. Stolen bases: Olson, Magee.
Wheat, Miller. Sacrifice hits: Magee.
Konetchy. Sacrifice fly; Wheat Double
Copyright 1018. Iptern'l Newg
j MEETING'S ADJOURNED '
THE league of nations is now established like two-dollar wheat and 2
per cent jags. , .
Every high-powered diplomat and diplomutt has signed on the
polka-dotted line. No more secret covenants and buttoned-up-around-the-ears
After this diplomacy will wear a low-necked gown. No more secrets.
No nation can start a war without first publishing the bans. The
league will put the dampers on international ambushes.
Nations used to shoot first and arbitrate afterward.
Now they will arbitrate first and shoot second.
Same as before. The only difference is that now you go into the side
show first and see the circus afterward.
Now that the tovfer of babbling is over, nothing remains but the re
mains. All the dips buzzed themselves silly, The one feature of the
chinfest that stands out like a mule's ears is that there were no presenta
tions after each speech. Generally, a speaker winds up by giving some
saoD a watch or engagement ring or something. No watches were given
or taken at the peace conference.
mat decided to keep his own. Besides, the speeches had passed the watch
stage. They were four yards ahead
-The league also decided to page
stretch his neck so that he can wear a smokestack for a collar. lot
kaiser objects to this. He likes low
The league figures to establish international peac and security. While
the diplomats were voting unanimously on this point, 11 Chicago yeggs
bounced 11 Chicago blackjacks off of the same number of Chicago soft
boiled skulls; two dozen New York rent profiteers tossed 24 families out
onto a previously prepared sidewalk, and an indignant Boston lady beat
her husband .into insensibility and alimony in the order named, feace on
earth, good will to men. Great music, but the jury always plays it dif
ferent v .
Any member of the league who gums the rules will be thrown out by
the rough-house committee. The feature of this new club is that it has
a welcome sisrn on both the entrance and the exit. If the premier of
Studpokeria tries to slip over a broken-backed straight on the slambassa
dor from Garbasreland. thev both eet the air.
The covenant is written very smiply in words of six and seven sylla
bles and is very easy to misunderstand, lhe beauty of an 11-syllable word
is that you can repudiate a couple of the syllables and still have the word
. f. rri . . r . A -i- t . J Ul. C ,L! 1:1
leit. l ne text 01 tne covenant is aencaie dui uurauic. ouiucumig nc
chocolate eclaire filled with cement.
The capital of the league of nations will be in Geneva, Switzerland, a
country which is famous for the cheese which is manufactured in Hoboken,
N. J., and points west.
While the rest of the world was
retained its neutrality and absolutely forbid any German spies from pay
ing more than 50 smackers a week for a room in any Swiss hotel. Ac
count of the numerous echoes in Switzerland it will be necessary to divide
every diplomat's speech by 15 before
After some changing and scissoring, all of the .president's peck of
points were accepted in their original
few more points were added to make
The world is now safe for everybody, provided that you live in the
right place. Suburbanites do so attheirown risk.
If Woody hasn't forgotten the formula for "Home, James," Washing
ton will again be staging an old home week in honor of the visiting fire
men and nresid'ents.
An hour of daylight and the Monroe doctrine have both been saved
and the war is all over except the shouting forythe next election.
The democrats will endeavor to pass a law chirping that no man shall
h elected our next oresident unless
perience, while the republicans will try to pick out a good candidate who
ran reoresent the American people abroad after Cook's tours simmer
down to their former safe and sane
plays: Prendergast and Luderus; Pearce,
Sicking and Luderus; Sicking and Cady
Left on bases: Philadelphia, ; Brooklyn,
i First base on errors: Philadelphia, 6;
Brooklyn, 1. Bases on balls: Off Oesch
ger, 4j off Prendergast, 8: off Grimes, 3.
Hits: Off Oesctrger, 6 In 3 Innings; off
Prendergast, 7 In 4 Innings; . off Fair
cloth. 2 In 1 Inning. Hit by pitched ball:
By Grimes (Callahan). Struck out: By
Prendergast, 1; by Grimes, 2. Wild
pitches: Oeschger, 1; Prendergast, 1; Fair
cloth, 1. Winning pitcher: Grimes. Losing
Myron Stunz Wins Big
Prize Bowling Match
Against Ryan in S. D.
The local manager of the Far
nam Bowling alleys, Myron
Stunz, who is now working for
Reed, a prominent alley proprie
tor of Winner, S. D.y bowled a
match game against Tim Ryan of
Winner for a $1,000 purse Monday
night, and won, rolling 1,965 Vgainst
The scores by innings:
Stuns 157, 185. 184, 186, 188. 182. 207.
265, 16, 208 1.865.
Ryan 188, 18, 181, 184, 21, 218, 187,
221, 177, 1731,935.
Tank Defeats Welshpn. .
London", May 6. Terry Martin of
the United States navy defeated
Chris Langdon of Swansea, Wales,
on points in a 15-round contest Jast
The 'Advertiser who uses The Bee
Want Ad Column increases his
business thereby and the persons
who read them profit by the oppor
After careful investigation, each diplo
of the eight-day clocks.
the kaiser in Holland. They want to
collars. Especially on his beer.
steamed up to a million, Switzerland
givmg it to the public.
state by the assembled diplomats. A
it a full deck and the dips called it a
he has had eight years previous ex
U. S. Army Marksmen
Competing for Honor
on range m rrance
Le Mans, May 6. (By the As
sociated Press.) InAhe presence of
Gen. John J. Pershing, commander
in-chief of the American expedi
tionary forces and other high offi
cers of the army, the A. E. F. rifle,
pistol and musketry competition,
considered the greatest marksman
ship tournament in the liistory of
thr United States army, was opened
on the D'Avours range near Le
General Pershing urged the offi
cers and men to carry with them,
whether their future lay with the
regular army, the-qational guard or
civilian life, the reminder that
painstaking training and proficiency
in tieuse of firearms is a great na
tional, as well as a great personal
The scores today were prelimi
nary slow fire at 300 yards, 500
yards and 600 yards and rapid fire at
200, 500 and 600 yards. Qualifica
tion scores will probably begin to
morroWafternoon. Private Karl Kennedy, a former
Texas national guardsman from
the 141st infantry, stood at the top
of the list with a score of 139 out
of a possible 150. He beat Cap.
Augustus B. Hale, sixth machine
gun battalion, a noted army shot,
by two points. . ,
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T he Bee by 1 ad
OF LEAGUE HERE
Business Men, With Rotary
Club and Ak-Sar-Ben Of
ficialSyto Have Hand in
"Prexy" Pa Rourke announces
that he will have a little different
celebration for the home opening of
the Western league season for Oma
ha than has been the rule in the past
and at other league fields. He is
getting in touch with the local busi
ness men, the Commercial club, the
Rotary club and the Ak-Sar-Ben of
ficials, planning the celebration. It
will be more of a commercial cele
bration than military or civic affair.
Tickets for box seats for the open
ing -series will be placed on sale at
Barkalow Bros.' cigar store at Six
teenth and i"arnam street this after
noon. The groundkeeper already
has his orders to prepare the stands
for the opening date, the electric
score board is being repaired, the
outfield signs are already repainted
and look nice and clean, and the in
field will be cleared of all the dan
delions this week so that everything
will be ready for the big time on
In a wire to Rourke, Bill Jack
son announced that he had released
Shag Thompson and Pete Lyck.
Whether the releases were uncondi
tional, Pa was unable to say. Ha
zen, the local semi-pro outfielder,
will join the team today at Okla
homa City. Catcher Hale has fully
recovered from the mumps and will
join the team at Wichita. Pitcher
Brooks Hale and Infielder Pat Ma
son will join the Rourkes about
June !. Banner, the catcher bor
rowed from Oklahoma City, in
jured an ankle and a youngster
named Bliss was borrowed from
Tulsa. A deal may be arranged
whereby Bliss may become the per
manent property of the local club.
According to Jackson's telegram;
the boys are feeling fine and are
rapidly rounding into form that will
permit them to cope successfully
with the southern teams in the loop,
who are about three weeks ahead
of the Omaha players in the way of
condition. Bill expects a winning
streak from now till they open the
Holmes Shut Out.
Shenandoah, la., May 6. Spe
cial.) Shenandoah saw its home
team open the season in a victory
Sunday when the Mt. Arbors, with
"Punk" McKee in the box, defeated
Ernie Holmes' Red Sox, 5 to 0.
Link Castle caught the game.
The "Murphy-Did-lt"- nine from
Omaha will probably we scheduled
for next Sunday's game.
If you enjoy the mildness,
the mellowness, the fragrant
aroma of finely blended Hava
na, you'll enjoy El Producto.
There's distinctive character
to El Producto's 'blend and
it can't be copied.
Imf from fan to
WINNER IN TWO
Pins Shoafstall's Shoulders to
Mat So He Couldn't Move
and Southern Man Con-
. cedes Decision.
Before a house of about 400 p
pie, Vernon Breedlove, t world'!
featherweight champion, pinned the
shoulders of Harry Shoafstall, the
southern champion, to the mat ao
that there could be no doubt in any
one's mind as to whether he was
fairly pinned or not. He was held
with his shoulder blades squqarely
on the floor until Referee Kid
Graves tried to get his hands be
neath and failing arose and patted
Breedlove on the back in token of
victory, the first fall with a double
Nelson, in 13 minutes and 32 sec
onds, and the second with "a 'half
Nelson and body lock, in 1 minute
and 15 seconds.
After the match, Shoafstall ad
mitted that he now realized that he
had no chance with the champion
and would not challenge again. In
the semi windup, Young Gotch pf
Omaha defeated Denny Moore,
gaining the first fall in 9 minutes
and 10 seconds, with a body scis
sors and half Nelson. When the
men re-entered the ring, Moore an
nounced that he was sick but would
do the best he could. He conceded
the match after 3 minutes and 35
seconds of wrestling, saying he was
tco ill to, continue.
The opening bout was between
Pay Deffenbauglu the 125-pound
amateur champion of Iowa, and
Ecrl Alberti, the champion of Ne
braska in ih sam rlaca A1Ki"rti
won two straight falls, the first, in
8 minutes and 30 seconds, and the
second in 7 minutes and 50 seconds.
All three matches were good ones
and drew rounds of generous ap
plause. Promoter Al Fiori an
nounces that he will not stage an
other show in the Bluffs until he
can close with some heavier men,
as the lighter wrestlers do not seem
to draw as well as they deserve and
he has lost considerable money late
ly. As well as he likes the sport,
he feels that he cannot afford to go
in the bole any deeper until he gets
a chance to recuperate his losses.
Immense Arena With
Searing Capacity of
50,000 at Toledo July 4
Toledo, O., May 6. Plans were
being drawn today for an immense
arena in Bayview park, on Maumee
Bay, in which the Willard-Dempsey
12-round bout for the heavyweight
championship of .the world will be
staged July 4. ,
, Toledo charity anticipated receiv
ing $21,000 as a result of the bout,
figuring 7 per cent of gate receipts,
estimated by Frank Flourney, asso
ciated with Tex Rickard, who pro
motes the bout, to run about $300,
000. The Toledo Boxing, commis
sion today issued a permit for the
The arena in which the fight will
be staged at 3 o'clock on the after
noon of July 4 will seat 50,000 when
Dempsey Likes Route.
Kansas City, Mo., May 6. "We
would rather have had 20 rounds,
but Dempsey will win inside of 12
anyway," was the prediction of Jack
Kearns, manager for Jack Dempsey,
when informed yesterday of the an-
r m t i .
uuuutemcui oi j.ex rue Kara as to
the duration of the Willard-Dempsey
bout. Kearns said he was satis
fied in regard to the selection of
Joe Nolan, Timekeeper. ' .
Cincinnati, May 6. Joseph No
lan, sporting editor of the Cincin
nati Enquirer, was notified by "Tex"
Rickard last night that he had been
appointed official timekeeper for
the Willard-Dempsey bout, to be
held at Toledo, on July 4. Mr. No
lan said he would accept the appoint
ment. Ministers Protest
Cincinnati, May 6. Reports that
the WiHard-Dempsey boxing bout
would be held in Toledo caused the
Cincinnati Methodist Ministers' as
sociation this afternoon to pass
resolutions of. protest against hold
ing the affair in Ohio or in any other
The resolution will be sent to
the ministers' association of every
county in Ohio, it was announced.
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