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THE EKE: OMAHA. FRIDAY. Ami!, 28. 1922.
l Qmaki Buffaloes and,0l
Local Seasoi Way
Will Be on Hill
for Ixk;i1 Club
riarri on llotlt Tram. Will
Be Cuu it Clmmbrr ThU
Noon Game Start
' at 3:13.
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' By RALPH WAGNER.
All radialied up. with their but
tmu shining and v. raring brand new
uniform, the Omaha Western
league lSuffalirt Iat night wended
thrir way ba,k to the Immc lut that
tliry kit o painfully Ut Scplcni
, her. They open the local reason here
Wfci .1.45 o'clock (hit afternoon againt
The oullir, headed ly Capt. Tcte
Snederor, rolled into the village via
dav roarh at b o'clock laot niuhl from
M. Joseph. I lie
(JH I hum aloes ami
wyX I amts were
I " l I "heduld to ca-
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Joseph I o t ye
t c r d a y, hut Of
Man Weather got
uneasy at the lo
in the league and
decided to send a
cold wave floating
over the Saint's
burg, and the re-
- .. I . 4 1 . A .'. .... I
aw rmi vies iiiv iiiian
Gvtfft'n Same of the series
T tuaa nnttrwinerl I.e.
cvise of cold weather.
v. Burch on Ground.
Barney Burch, owner of the herd
and chief mogul, has been in Oma
ha for a couple of days assisting
George Lcidy in making final prep
arations for the open day's game
this afternoon. , .. ., -,
The Omaha club returns "' to' the
home nlant this season with several
new faces in its lineup. Of Hhe 18
players who were with the herd last
season, only five regulars will lon the
Buffalo uniform this afternoon. These
five veterans are "Whitey" Gistason,
-Pug" Griffin, "Billy" Lee, Frank
Okrie and "Cy" Lingle..
Among the new "maps" on the
e!ub are Pete Sncdccor at first; Fred
Manush. ccntcrfietd; Grantham,
third; iVilcox, shortstop; Wilder,
utility, and Cof-
ton Drugman and
gartner, h u r 1 e r,
was with the club
for-a short time
last season, while
Pitcher A. W.
Poison is a new
herd. He was se- 72nVtaH
cgred this week '' ' '
from the Salt Lake City .club of
the Pacific Coast league.
" Jdanager Burch has selected Frank
Okrie, southpaw pitcher, to turn
back the Oklahoma City Indians this
afternoon. Frank "worked" the first
game of the season at ( Oklahoma City
and lost, but the result of today's
game will be different. Frank says
Roy Allen, veteran Oklahoma
City hurler who herded the Buf
faloes intdV camp on his home lot
April 18, will be Manager Fisher's
choice for mound duty this afternoon.
Fans and Fannettes.
Members of both teamsyand His
Honor Mayor Jim Dahlmn, to
gether with fans anfl fahnettcs will
meet at the Chamber of Commerce
this noon to par
take of a special
luncheon given in
honor of the dia
mond battlers by
through its good-
Dick ;mitteev. aud
'.Talks . " will be
made, during- the
luncheon by man
agers of both
teams and other
in Omaha's base-
The committee in . charge of the
affair, has made arrangements with
the immigration authorities of New
York to secure One. Lung, Chinese
seer, who it is said, can foretell base
ball events. The "chink" will, attempt
to inform those present just how
TStahy teams will play here today
and the number of clubs , that " will
end the season" in the Western
league. One Lung refused to be in
terviewed last night, but said that
j- he would tell everything there was
to tell at the luncheon.
, - His Honor to Bat
) Following the luncheon, the party
will form a parade and leave the
W. O. W. building at 1:30 o'clock,
headed for the . Fifteenth and Vin
ton streets plant. , -
y At the Buffaloes' park, Miss
Daugherty, queen of the Ak-Sar-Ben,
will hurl the -first ball, while
Mayor "Tim" will -tty to knock a
homer. Several other stunts are on
the program for the. park opening. -The
field at the park is in ex
cellent condition. ;while the grand
stand is all "dolled up" for the sea
son. Let's go!
Nu Sigma Nu Wins t
The Xtf Sigma Xu "frat" nine de-i
feated the'Alph,a Kappa team, 17 to.
8, in the Xebraska College Medicine j
baseball league--yesterday at Elm-j
vqoJ park. j
Australia's Hope in Cup Meet
J. 0. ANDERSON,
Australian tennis star,
who it expected to com
pett in Davis Cup
matches. If Australia
sends Its strongest
team into play, experts
concede it will be
among the leaders.
i i . - f r" 'Vd
JOli STECHER, the pride of
Dodge, Neb., and former heavy
weight champion wrestler, rum
bled into town yesterday in his au
The exact purpose of Joe's visit
ta the city of hills and smooth
pavement was not divulged by the
former champion, save that he was
looking for Charlie Hanson, "Farm
er" ' Burn's latest find among the
"Where's this Charlie person,"
yelled Joe. "A short time ago his
manager' blossomed forth with a
sweeping challenge to wrestle any
one in the world. Well, I ain a
member of this little ol' world and
am in, good standing, so why
shouldn't I accept his challenge?
"Hanson wants to wrestle me on
a winner-take-all basis. Tell him
for me that his offer sounds good
to yours truly, and if. he wants to
wrestle me on that basis all he has to
do is name the date and place., I
will be there.
"Furthermore, . if . Hanson's
manager toots his - horn and says
that I must build up a reputation
before meeting Charlie, tell him
that's the bunk. If Hanson and I
were to stage a Voting contest to-
morrow I would receive nearly .
three times as many votes as s
Charlie. That's how popular I am .
with the mat fans."
Joe really wants to wrestle Han
son. He believes ". such a match
would draw a banner crowd at the
ball ipark this ''summer.
Steelier ''dented reports that his
arm Vwas ."gone," and saidsthat his
wing was1 as good as eyer, which
was. pretty good once, v ; ,7
When you hear two men arguing
about golf or baseball in a Far
nam street car it isn't difficult to
' tell which one is wrong. He is
talking louder. '
Barney Burch,' owner of the Oma
ha Western' league Buffaloes, arrived
in town yesterday morning to help
in preparing for the opening day's
program at the local plant Friday
The Buffaloes' boss spent Wednes
day afternoon giving the park the
once over and complimenting George
Leidy, trainer, and Rhine Mohr, con
cession' mogul ; on their work in
Britton May Fight
and Leonard Soon, Writes Manager
Dan Morgan, who' counts the shek
els at the box office white Jack Brit
ton performs in the ring, writes that
the champion may fight Gene Tun
ney, lightweight title holder, and
Benny Leonard, lightweight cham
pion, in the near future. The bout
with Leonard is "practically closed,"
His letter follows:
New York. April S4, 1922.
Sporting- Editor, Tho Bee, Omaha, Neb.
Dear Sir: Britton will be In great
shape when he step Into the ring- with
Cowboy Padgett on May 7, for Britton
la never out of shape. He ia always
expecting the young strong boys to try
and win his championship.
Britton has whipped every welter and
middleweight In the country and he is
now tj?ing to get Gene Tunney to box
him for the light heavyweight cham
pionship of America. Although Britton
Is only a 115-round boxer, he is strong
and clever enough to meet heavy
weights. Britton Is practically matched with
Benny Leopard at an open-air show that
will take place here. In June. The bout
will prove who is the most scientific
boxer In the world today.
Mike Gibbons. Facky McFarland and
many others' say that Britton Is with
out an equal as a boxer, and will whip
Leonard to & certainty. Jack will try
and convince the Omaha boxing fans
Schlaifer and Padgett Matched
to Fight at Davenport ,May 12
Morrie Schlaifer and Cowboy Padgett have been matched to fight at
Davenport, la., May 12.
Both boxers were, given a fiat guarantee of $1,200.
The match 'was made for Schlaifer by Johnny Creeley, who once
more is handling the "Kid."
The bout is expected to be the biggest drawing card ever put on in
the Iowa city. .
Creeley is negotiating for a bout .for Schlaifer ,at Peoria, I1L, with
Jock Malone of St. Paul ,
1. v "A.:
"drcssiiiff un" the ffrantktanrt for t
dressing up" the grandstand for the
opening day s game.
The team lost another game yes
terday. However, there 55 games
yet to be played.
A good long rest between races
always helps an athlete. Fer in
stance: . , '
Eleven years ago Clarence De
Mar won the Boston Marathon, and
on April 19 he won it again.
Ray Alvis, manager of "Cowboy"
Padgett and Roy Conley, left, yes
terday for Minneapolis, where Con
ley, substituting for the "Cowboy,"
fights Billy Ryan Friday night. .
Padgett was scheduled to meet
Ryan, but'when the former signed to
meet Champ Jack Britton her May
5, his manager very quickly substi
According to a press dispatch re
ceived from Paris yesterday. Jack
Deropsey intends to., visit' tho '
Rhineland and give an exhibition
for the "Doughboys," who are still
walking up and down the banks of
. the ol' blue Rhine river.
If Dempsey had been in France
and Germany in 1917-18 he would
have witnessed the "Doughboys"
in an honest-to-goodness fight, no
Eneland was disappointed because
jack Dempsey didn't look as feroci
ous as Joe Beckett.
Jt all depends upon the purse, ihe
greater the purse, the greater Demp
sey s ferocity.
The San Francisco Bulletin says
that Walter J. Travis found the
; greens in California so heavy that
it was necessary' to ; putt, with a.
"Bob" Christie, Happy Hollow
"pro," says: . j
: "Judging from the distance some ,
of the Happy Hollow players get
on their putts on the course, they
presumably use their drivers."
That's enough, "Bob."
Jack Lelivelt, former manager of
the Omaha club, has started on his
slugging rampage again this sea
son. In the first dozen games Capt.
Lelivelt, skipper of the Tulsa Oiler
crew, rapped the pellet for an average
of .440. :.
Not so bad, eh?
And someone remarked that Jack
that he Is a real champion when he be
gins to swap punches with the local
champ on the 7th. Sincerely,
Happy Felsch Sues
to Get Back Pay
Milwaukee, April 27. Suit for
back pay and bonus, alleged to' be
due him from the Chicago American
leage basball club, was fined in cir
cuit court today, by Os car (Happy)
Felsch, former member of that club,
through his attorney, Ray Cannon.
The amount asked is not specified.
Cannon stated that he had served a'
summons on President Comiskey of
the club to appear here for examina
tion. Rivertoi Team Wins.
. Riverton, Neb., April 27. (Spe
cial.) The Riverton town team de
feated Red Cloud here Sunday, t. to
0, in a fast game. The feature of the
game was the pitching of Leon s f of
the winners, allowing but one hit.
. and Win, 10 to 5
llriiiie (J roh I,raJ Altai k of
Championa With Four
HiU, Including Tho
I'liiladrliihla. April 27.-.'fW Yotk
liauimercil three I liiiaaritmia pucn-
trt for 1J hits today and eaiW won
the final game of the serin. 10 to 5,
(.roll, wiili four, hits including two
doublet, led the world champion at
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lialla: Off Ityan. 1: off 'lulra. 4: off
Halt. I: off lUumaannT.T. Hirurk out:
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(muni their bnmliardinont on llamliion
rlafaatlnir IMliahursh, I to i. Wlna-o'a
horn run In th wvanin lunlni want
Ihrouih Caray to lb fanr. Umplra
I'f.lrman ornarrd rlitht aulatltuto Cin
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Butted for Morrison In tha seventh.
Batted for Hamilton In the eighth.
Hnelnnatl 1 t S 4
Pittsburgh .....0 t t 1 M 1 S I
Summary Runs: Tturna. Tiauhart ' fx).
Bohne. Harper. Plnelll !). Wlngo. Tray
nnr. (!), Mokan. Grimm. Rnhwer. Frrora:
Bohne. rarey and urimm. iwo-nase nna:
Onoch. Three bnae hit: Plnelli. Horn
run: Wlngo. Stolen bases: Burns. Harp
er. Plnelli, Carey, Blghee. Sacrifice hit:
Daubert. Double plays: Bohne to Dau
bert: Cavenv. unassisted: Maranvllle to
Tlerney to Orlmm. Left on bases: Cln
clnnaU.' 4: Plttaburrh. 10. First base on
balls: Off LufMie. 6; off Morrison, 1; off
Hamilton. !. Struck out: nv T-wrue. s:
oy Morrison, a. jiiis: mi i.uque,
in T Innings; none out In the eighth- In
ning: tort Donohue. 3 In 2 Innlnra; off
Morrison. In 7 innings: off Hamilton. 4
In 1 inning; off Zlnn. t In 1 Inning. Wild
nitch: Morrison. Balk: I.uque. Psssed
liall: Gooeh. Winning pitcher: I.unue.
Losing pitcher: Morrison. Umpires:
Pfelrman and Emslle. Time: 2:01.
Dodgers, t'r Bitm, 5,
Boston. Aorll 27. Brooklyn continued
lis heavy batting today and defeated
Boston. 12 to S. Lansing made his ma
jor debute In the ninth and did well, two
of the three hits made' off him being
scratches. Hlgin made a home run, i
double and a single. Score:
BROOKLYN-. I BOSTON'.
High, 'is 4 3 4 41 Powell, cf 5 12 0
Johmten, -3b 5
1-0 lIBarbsrs, lb I 110 3
1-8. 01 Nixon, rf 8 1 0
0 ' 0 01 Nicholson, If 4 1.0 0
Neil, n 4
Whe.t, If . 5
Myers, cf 4
Sr-h'indt. lb 4
Olion, 2b S
ITunfllnff, e B
8. Smith, p 0
r.dore. n 3
B. OrlfiUi 1
2 0 nIRneckel, 8b 4 12 1
112! Kopf, n 2 2 18
1 9 fi Ford. 2b 8 14 3
8 4 llo'Nell. 0 4 17 1
0 0 llMarnnard, p 2 2 0. 2
2 1 OiRraxton. D 10 0 0
1 0 0II.an.lnt. 1 0 0 0 1
Chrlitenbury 0 0-00
Tot.il 40 16 27 14
I Totals S5 12 27 16
Batted for S. Smith In the third.
Batted for Braxton In the eighth.
Brooklyn 10200620 112
Boston 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6
Summary Runs: High (3). Johnston,
Myers (2), Schmandt, Olson", Hungllng
(21, caaore. B Griffin.. Nixon. Nicholson,
Boeckel (2), Ford. Errors: High, Nlch,
olson. Two-base hit: High. Three-base
hits: Myers, Nels, Cadore, Ford. Home
run: High. Stolen bases: Myers, John
ston. Sacrifice hits-: Schmandt. Kocf.
DnuhlA Tilava: Oljton in YJIa-h to HohTnanrit'
High to Olson o Schmandt: Barbare to
Kopr to Barbara. Left on bases: Brook
lyn, 6; Boston. .' First base on balls
Off Cadore,' 3; Jff Marquard, S: off Brax
ton, 1. Struck out: By S. Smith, 1; by
Cadore, 1: by. Marquard, Bj by- Braxton,
j. nisi; un o. omiin, o in z innings;
oft Cadore, 7 In 7 Innings; off Marquard:
11 In 6 -Innings: off Braxton," 3 In 2 In
nings; off Lansing, 3 In 1 inning. Passed
nan: vU'Nen. ' winning ,pitcner: cadore.
Losing pitcher: Marquard. Umpires;
O'Day and Hart. Time: 1:4!.
, . ; .- Cuba, 6; Cardtnala, 4.
.Chicago, April '27. Ray Grimes' hitting
sgaln enabled Chicago to win today when
they defeated St. Xouls. 6 to 4, in the
first game of the series here. Grimes drove
the ball over the riglht-fleld wall for a
homer In .the sixth and tied the score In
the next Inning. His " single drove In
Starts and Hollocher with the winning
Stati. cf 4 110
4 12 1
Almmitb. . e
Hollocher, n 2 1 ,2' 6
Kenensr, so 3 0 s 2
Grimes, lb 4 5 13 1.
r.llnrhm. rf 4 110
Miner, It 3 10 1
Knu. 2b 4 1 S
O'Farrell. c 2 112
orth. n 2 -0 1 3 rnn n ' 9. A n a
"Smith 0 0 0 01 Total.
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Total! . 50 7 24 17
flatted for North In the seventh.
Ran for demons In the seventh.
Score by Innings:
St. Louis .... i. 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Chicago 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 x 6
Summary Runs: Mann, Hornsby, Lavan,
Ainsmith. Stati 2), Hollocher 2), Grimes,
Krug. Errors: Stock, Gainer, Krug. Two
base hits: Hollocher, Miller. Home runs:
Ainsmun. urimes. Double plays: Holloch
er to Krug to Grimes (2); Wann to Stock;
Jones to Krug to Grimes. Left on bases:
St. Louis. 4; Chicago, 4. First base on
balls: Oft, Jones. .5; off North. 3; off
Haines, 1; 'off-Bailey, 1. Struck out: By
North, 3: by Jones. 1; by Barfoot, 1.
Hits: Off North, 6 In 6 Innings; off
Haines, none In no Inning (pitched to one
man In the seventh): off Bailey. 1 in
1-3 Innlne; off Barfoot. 1 in 1 2-3 In-
ninss. Hit by pitched ball: .Miller by
..vMin. musing; pucner: &auey. umpires
Moran and Qulgley. Time: 2:00.
Batted for Braxton In the eighth.
Slow Progress Made in
Central Tennis Tourneys
The Central high tennis tourna
ments are still down in the first or
second rounds, the drawings only
having been posted for a week. In
the singles, Johnston, Beerkle,
Church and Ringwalt seeni to have
the best of .the show. . . .
The doubles are a little farther
along with Konecky and Finkle hav
ing slightly the advantage.
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No game a. h.duled.
Toledo at Milwaukee,
enlutnhiia at Kanaaa City.
Indianapolla at Minneapolis
Loulavlll at St. I'auL
At Memphis-Chattanooga wt grounda.)
At I.I i tie Hnrk-Naahvllle (wet grounds)
At nirmlngham. a: Moon. 4.
. At Atlanta. 8: New Orleans, 14.
Nebfaska Schools May
Enter Chicago Tourney
Chicago. April 27. More than 300
additional invitations to high schools
and academics to compete in the an
nual iuterscholastic track tourna
ment here Mav 27. nave been sentj
out oy me university ui biinciu, i.
was announced today.
More than SO replies daily have
been pouring in since the first invi
tations were sent out.
Among this year's entries are ex
pected the winners ot last years
meet. Kansas Citv (Mo.) Manual
High school, and New Trier acad
emy; and the runnersup, Keatrice,
Neb.; Vallejo. Cal.; Culver, Ind., and
Semifinals Srhprllllerl This
. , Week in 6oi Tourney
Central high golf tournament
semifinals are on the schedule for this
Harold Palmer, John Read and
Fred Vette are to play ott the matcti
e. The cards seem to be pretty
even on all three, each having about
the same record.
OFFICIAL SCORES WEEK
ENDING SATURDAY, APRIL .
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M. T. W. WK. T,
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14 ' x
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8 ' - 6
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Detroit ' 2
St. Louis -. 6
Cleveland ' 6
Boston t' 8
New York, 6
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Q. Runner on first, batter grounds to
right field. Fielder ' throws to first.
First bsseman first touches bag and then
tags runner, who haa returned to bag,
claiming double play. Is he right?
A. First baseman should nave touched
the runner first. When ha first put out
batter, the runner waa then entitled to
first. , . ,
Q. : Rule say that home run may be
made In last half of ninth even though
more runs result then are needed to win.
Does that mean that all runners on
bases must score ahead of batter?
A. Yes, nil runners mast score ahead
of batter in order that bis home run
Q. Two out and a runner on second.
Batter doubles, but falls to touch first.
Is run counted?
A. No. When natter failed to touch
first side was retired.
J. If a wild pitch Is caught In tho
netting can runner take two bases?
A. Irs. runner may Have two base
in tnis rase.
Q. SuDDOse pitcher is in position ana
then for some reason wishes to step off
the plate. May ho do so?
A. Pitcher is permitted to do so If
he wishes to dry his hands or wipe
perspiration from his eyes.
Five Leading Hitters
of Three Leagues
G. AB. R.
Pratt. Boston . ; 11 43 1(1
Speaker., -Cleveland.... 12 49 11
Williams. St. Louis... 13 4 10
Sister, St. Louis IS 54 19
Smith, Boston. ...... .11 42 13
g. ab. n.
KWly. New York 13 43 10
Tlerney, Pittsburgh... 9 31 4
Walker. Philadelphia.. 7 4
Oroh. New-York It 49 S
Lebourvcau. Phils 7 28 3
' G. AB. B.
Kandler. St. .Joseph .. . 1 13 4
East. Wichita. 13 4 11
I.e-velt. Tulsa 13 S3 7
Msnush. Omaha 13 S4 17
jOstergard, Sioux City.lt 43 t
9 to 3 Victory
riuldtllilii Loin Postponed
Came to Washington
Zvliary and Courtney
Drivrn From Box.
V.hingtoii, April , 27, Wakh
ington defeated Philadelphia today, 9
to 3, in a game postponed from lat
week. The locals settled the iue
Hitb five runs in the second inning
when Moore was removed on account
of wililncia. Both Zachary and Court
ney failed to lant again.t the vi.iior.
hut F.rickson allowed only, two hilt
in the taut five innings. Score:
rUlUI-M.r-tllA ' AHIMITiiV,
AH. HO. At AH.MOA
Tmug. lb 4 14 S Niaiik. If 4 I S
Jhiua, I k 4 I
Unix, rf a
Uillrr, If 4 t
MUM. e 4 1
IH.oa. 5k I
(..u--rt. h 1 a
tin, 0 1
MrOoaae I t
T Harris, la 4
4 I In. cf 3
f JuJsa. lb S
t Hrnam. rf I
t l---ni.p rt. as
I l llh.nitr, 4 3
3 Huak. Sb i
a ai Kach.rr. p 1
' rmtnar. p
KrktM. p I
I Tnlal. 34 t 27 13
TattU 31 I 24 Itl
Id-ore by Innings:
Philadelphia , 43
Washington 44446422 a
Nummary Buna: .fnhnalnn. Miller. I'ar-
kin.. 8milh. Harris. Hire IS). Judge, peck.
Inpauch, Itroan liharrlty. nuh. Errors!
Walker 12). HllllHan. Two-baaa hits'
Judge. Johnston. Three-base hits; Pr
bin. Miller. Hlnlrn haaea: Aire. Judge.
Hscrlflca hits: John.ton. Walker Tei-kln-
paugh. Oallnway, llrower. Ihiuble play!
I'srklnlpaui-h to Harris to Judge. Left on
haaea: I'hlladelnhla. : Waahington.
Kiret base nn Halle: Off 7.aehary, 1; off
Mnora. 4; off Courtney, 2! off Krlckanp.
off llaaty. I. Struck out: By Erickeon,
4: by llaaly. I. Hlla: Oft Aioor. I in
I Inning, 3 run score, ! on ba.ea; pan
out In th second: off Zachary. 6 In 3
Innings; off llaaly, t In t !-3 Innlnta: off
Courtney, none llaaued two bases on balle):
one run arnred. one nn baae and none
out In the fourth: off Sullivan, t In 1 I -I
Innings: off Krlrkaen, t ill 4 Innings. Win
ning pitcher: Zachary. i,oaing pitrneri
Mnora, 1,'mplrca Wilson and Connolly,
Indians, St While Sox, .
Cleveland. April 27. Cleveland and Chi-
rage battled to a 4 to 6 tie today, the
game being railed at the end, ot the
ninth .to allow the Cleveland team to
catch a train fur St. Loula. Johnny Kvera.
former National league star, made hla
American league debut, playing eerond
baae for the Whlto Sox. Colllna being out
ot tha game with an Inluefd hand. Speak
er also was out of the lineup with an
Injured ankle. Score;
AB. H.O. A.
J.mlraon. cf S 1 3 0
tttephenetm, 2b 4 S 3 3
f.r.n.r. If S 3 4 4
Mrlnnis, lb BSC
Rewell. s 2 0 3 3
Gardnar. 3b 3 111
Wood, rf 4 6 3 0
Johnson, at 4 3 3
Wcl'lellUi, b 4
Hooper, rf 4
1 0 1
2 0 4
3 3 0
Hi rusk, rf
Mi. Ik. a
0 3 01
1 11 0
0 3 3
1 4 0' Niinamaker. e 4 I 7 1
0 0 2' t'hle. p 0 0 0 0
0.0 0 Morton, p 2 0 0 2
J 1 Keefe. p 0 0 0 0
6 26 121'0'Neil 16 0 0
"Gulilo 110 0
I Tot.ll S 13 27 8
Stephenson out, hit by batted bsll.
Batted for Morton In tha seventh.
Batted for Keefe In the ninth.
Score by Innings:
Chicago ...6 0 6 0 0 S 0 0
Cleveland ......I 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 08
Game called end ot tha ninth to allow
team to catch train,
Summary Runa: Johnson, McClellan.
Hooper, drunk, Moatll, Sheely, Stephen
aon (3), Graney (2), Mi-Inn Is, Errors: Nu
nainaker, Johnson. Two-base hits: Mo
Innls, Stephenson Gardner. Stolen bases:
Johnson, Mostll, Schalk. Sacrifice hits!
McClellan. Hooper, Schalk, Sewell, Gard
ner. Double plays: Evers to Sheely. Left
on bsses: Chlcsgo, 10; Cleveland, First
bsse on halls: Off Hodge, 2; off Morton,
6. Struck out: By Hodge. 3; by Faber,
1; by Morton. 7. Hits: Off Hodge 8 In
7 Innings (none out In the eighth); off
Faber, 4 in 3 Innings; off Utile,. 4 In no
Innings (none out in the first); off Mor
ton, 6 In 7 Innings; off Keefe, none. Hit
hy pitched ball: Mostll by Uhle; Mostll
by Morton. Wild pitch: Hodge. 1. Um
pires: Evans and Nallin. Time: 2:16..
Mild as a May Mornings- and
I "saw a tt r4W VI
"It's a good smoke 5"" ' P
Kansas Aggie Relay
Team to Des Moines
Rsjr Wat son to Meet Joit Ray in
Special Mil Event at
, , CamivaL
Manhattan, Kan., April 27. fSpe
eial.) Mike Ahcrn, Head Coach
Clurlci Uiiltnuii. live Kaiuat Auuie
track iar, and Kay Wataon, former
Augie distance man, will entrain from
Manhattan Friday for Drt Moines,
la, where the Aggie four-mile relay
team will enter the Drake relays, and
W ateou will meet Joie Kay In spe
cial mile event.
The relay team will be the same
that won third place in the Illinois re
lay raruival. I'apt. Mathia. Clapp,
Kuykendal and llcnre will form the
Central Tracksters Will
Rest Day Before Meet
Coach J. G. Schmidt will give Cen
tral tracksters a rest today, in ordrr
that they might be in the pink of
condition for their track meet tomor
row with Fremont. Lincoln and
South, which is to be staged at Fre
mont. Coach Hill stated lait night that
about 14 men would make the jour
ney besides Manager Wou.
Yesterday he gave cieciat atten
tion to pole vaulting, in which the
purple squad is still weak. Marrow.
Chech and l'ope seem to be the moM
promising men in this line.
Southern California Net
Stars Begin Long Tour
Los Angeles, April 27. Paul
Greene and Stanton Welsh, varsity
tennis players of the University of
Southern California, were en route
today for Tucson, Ariz., on the first
leg of a projected tour of the United
States. Greene and Welsh are sched
uled to play at the University of
Arizona the latter part of this week.
From Arizona the Trojan racquet
wiclders will go to Chicago and then
to other large eastern cities. They
plan to be gone the greater part of
Q. "What la the status of the atvmla
at present following the action ot the
i niten mates Uoir a .hoc at on a short
A. I nilr V. H. 41. A. rules henceforth
stymie moat he played ini match play,
thai ta In singles, unless the two halls
lie within six Inches of each other. In
which raae the one nearer the hide must
be played or lifted on the refluent off the
other player. The decision, of course,
does not affect medal play.
W. is mere any penalty for striking
the flag In mstch play while the player's
raddle is standing holding the flag, if
me jisg is still in position in ine cup?
A. Yes. I he caddie is Sllnnoaed tn lift
the flag, and hla failure to do so penalises
ma player ny loss or tne note.
Q. Can a player in a three-ball match
recall a shot by one of his opponents It
the latter playa out of turn?
A. Aot through the fairway, but ha
can do an on the putting green.
u. is It permissible to drop a ball and
count a stroke, where a ball is lost. In
order to keep from losing one's place
to another match? .
A. There Is nothing to prevent auch
a practice In friendly matches where all
parties agree In advance, hut it would
not be allowed in tournament play.
Q. Ia there anything In the rules
which requires players of a match not
tne tournament 10 give way to a
A. The rules of sroir make nn nroVfs-
Inn for snrh matters, but certainly the
golf committee and other officials af ay
club holding a tournament would establish
such a ruling, and have right to en
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selection could give such fragrance to
a cigar so mild as Mozart, j Here is a
cigar that is truly .mild, but one you
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An uncommonly mild, fragrant cigar
' -beautifully made. '
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Di.tk"' Bflrzrr, I Directing
Workout of Car Firlcl of
IV rformrrs New Park
Lincoln, April ' 27. (Special.)
Lincoln's mate leaguers are showing
some fast stulf in practice. The
team got a late start this spring and
.Manager "Huck" Urlter is making
up tune by working out nil men
twice a day.
A practice game hai been
scheduled Sunday afternoon at -the
nrw league park. The grandstand
will be completed this week.
Several member of "JiUcVV'
organization are former profes
sional. Dkk Woods , of Friend,
former member of the Detroit
Tiger club, i one of the fielders.
Dick won the state tournament
batting ihampionship here last fall
ami still handles the atick effectively.
Scotty Dye is working with the
club and mav be added to the roster.
"Hooks" Uailey, southpaw twirler
for Trenton's seniipro team, is work
ing on the mound as is "Candy"
(Jrant. who pitched semipro ball
here lat summer, "inker and Lee,
infieldtrs from Chirago seniipro
circles have shown flashy fielding
Good work is expected of Ray
Si-hutt, the Columbus star, over
whom Lincoln and Hastings went
to bat' last week. Scltutt turned up
Wednesday morning for practice.
Troeh Wing Shoot.
Clarks-drrlc, Miss., April 27. Frank
Troeh of Vancouver, Wash., carried
off high gun honors at the cotton
belt championship shoot, which
closed here yesterday, by turning in
a score under unfavorable weather
conditions of, 770 out of a possible
Today's Ring History
Tts enty-Flve- Years Ago.
Rid (Ucnrge) Lavigne won from Eddie
Connolly, New York. 11 rounds.
Hliteen Yean Ago.
Mike Donovan won from Hutch Zembtr,
Rochester, N. Y., 16 rounds.
:leven Years Ago.
Tommy Kllbane agalnat Joe Phillips,
draw, Cleveland. O.. 10 rounds.
' Nina Veers Ago.
Eddie H-t. hel agalnat Eddie Moha, no
decision. Milwaukee, eight rounds.
Knockout ttrennan asalnat Frank Togan,
no decision, Philadelphia, six rounds.
Eight Years Ago.
Jess Wllard knocked out Boer Rodal,
Atlanta, Ga., six rounds.
live Years Ago.
Bill Brennan against Joe Bonds, no de
cision, Brooklyn, 10 rounds.
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