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THE SUN, SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 1913.
JAMES MATURO, DENVER'S BEST POCKET POOL PLAYER
Ul, Huh m fiim!-; for Ml Tim!
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' a' t' Kin. Km wi n. tllf first to
of Mmrlo hroueht out ttia cry "UV arol
ilio piop'i-!" Imt all t!n tlrno Day l.fpt
lilt ll ll 'It In hly poi kt'tfi. Mut id1 ai,
t'lf tiiaiiaai-r ainl l'i tlii pn I U r 1 1 . Imt
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..f luitli It look in t .i to put a tfatn in
N York Mtitili hal the norM- ami
t'.n tin- cmmi.Ii (U.f m M uf . Th" -ti'
with tlif Mtt ami owii'il tlioin,
ORIGIN OFTeAMThAT WON :
1912 PENNANT IN NATIONAL
.Mil I n nd O'Diiy Fir-t lo Sro
I'oooibiliiips of (tamo
1 1 ore in UU51.
COMPLETE HISTORY OF GIANTS
DURING LAST THIRTY YEARS.
i:, i .mi
lo'.tl I 13;
I uv t' alii in online t" tin- ilattH
r- i i 1'i.i.it.is. Th" xport mi
b- j ,-..i t li lit'i .-, fifiortiillv at Hov
tuti I'hiluiifiphla. hut tho. ttatnt
I i i urltftH lo prefer t the art hlxeH ot
,1 f . New York h.nl the Mutual",
ir t ' Hrooklyn hatl them, hut imtMil
I I " faet that they wore Rret n Moi klnes
in piu.mi1 one year In the National
ltt-kgie they never Ulil much to make
U . -..'v-a tutiiouti
In i thirty yar.' of Its National
i IHory the New Yoik iluh has had
tin preslilt'titK Ua, Van tott,
. 'i, HrufH nnil Il"tnisteail), hut
"i has plaeil uinler a si ore of
tlifli In charge of the outfit
.It. i Pay us .resilient anil .lame"
iB inahauer were laitly illffer
t ' -tr tiu thoJs. Tim liustllni:. wiile.
i i' Tie rouhl fliruiutlvcly trnvol a
r . ii i( it,,, (iigTiitifil Day was oov
t " ny block. The piiti ninJ t-nerkT
( 't;ii' f.''i f . Ifl2. fit Ornrgr I. Mitrrlanrt.
The luoft s-lonal came teally hitan In
New York with the nilvetit of the Metro
politan team In 1W Mutrle anil Day.
Mho each pltehfil u Kiitii" for the Mets
that e.ir. not together a Miotic ai'irre
cation .if hall iila.M's ati'l In lil It toK'ther
at an liiilfpeniletit team until thev ilrov
"letl. not one, Imt two opt nines, rust they
plaeeil th" Mets In the American Ao.
In' Ion nn.l then oiKanlnt th New York
.liil. anl put a tram In the National
l.eaii.. Tin- Met won the American
.""iii'latlo!i t hamplonthlp In 1 sv t. atnl
nuM ui'iloiiliteilly haie won tnote fliic"
hinl not the owners of the two teams
lohlii-il one to lutter the otlnr.
Tie- Mett in 13 were tnaile up of Tim
Keefe ami Jack I.ytiih. piti-liers; Hilly
Hollit'it anil iharles 1'rlpiehlaifer. ciitfli
trs Sttie Hr.-nly atnl Dave I'irr Crst
biiM' : Sam Cratn'r seconil lnp, Thomas
l-Nti-rhrook t III il haie; .I.iek Nelson,
hltstop. IM K'. nneily. left (Mil; John
i I'ltnuike. n litre ll.-M, atnl James I Chief I
Itosein.m. rlu-ht tit-liI .Ml of them, with
the fviptioii of Same I'ratie atnl Jonn
l ''It'.lll hi . ueie with the ollatllplon team
of 1N-I I'lai.e Jolneil tin- St Louts team
of tlif Prion A-'toeliitlon ami i'l!outk
a!-o tlilfteil li.to the Wist Cran's plaee
at .,.,,, n, was taken hv John Dasher Troy,
who was -sftit to the Mets from the New
Yotk t-am il llmirke's plaee in cintte
tielil as lllleil hv Itosftnati. ii hoe place
In rlk'ht nas taken hi Kennedy, nrr l.t
HiB the t'Ciilnr first hnsemati. After th
Si IIMUI of I'll the New York club took
Tim Keefe ii iil Tmn nsterhroolt from the
Mets ami the latter team never finished
lilKher than sen-nth plate In the miit.-.'iI-lm:
three ears. nftei whleh It went out of
l'.l.teni' fotelt r
Arlniltlrd to the National.
After the reason of in th Natlnnnl
I.e.iKiie. Troy mid Woree st.-r droppetl out
of the cln-ult and New Yo'k and I'hlla
dflphl.i were ailmlttetl In tliflr places In
lk-S Mutile and Dav took their pick
of the plajirs of the Troy team, "eurlns
scleral stalwart men who le,'ame th
nucleus of the (Hants' roren1ot wa
William iHuckl Kulnc, who was mmle
."iptaln. Then there were l'ltclier Mickey
Welch. rirt Haseinan Hoger Connor,
hnttstnp IM Catkins and Outfielder Pat
(llllesple John Motitnomen,' Ward was
-eeureil fiom the famous Providence club
and Jame K. (Tip) O'Nell wa-i picked
up off the lots. These two were added to
the pitching staff. John Cla.trp, the
catcher, wns transferred from the Met.
as h1h wa Krink llankln'on, the third
baseman. J II Ifumphrls. who nad
.(ti constilerahle sendee wltli Independent
t-'itns. was siuned as etra catcher
Dasher Trny. the second baseman, came
fiom l'i tr.itt As outtleldeis. In add.tioii
to Olllesple, the new club got Dorcan, a
leteran, ami (trace Peurce, another old
star, iilio In IS-.' had been a member of
the Hiiltlni.ire team Doriran was with
the Mets In lsl The learn. In It' first
venture In the National leairu, finished
sixth In the race, endlm? ahead of Detiolt.
which had had thr'e yearn esperlcnce In
:i lu trie
s P Pnw rts
.,.t M Wit III
?.t M W.ll.l
gd I in i
.ln, k li, nli-
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3 l Jnyre
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inJ ll Hay
s II Kulni
7 ti Hulls
S 1 Simlth
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it ll IM
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(leorpe. n tall yoiini; fellow fiotn llel-
lalie, Ohio, was no railed and sal- th"
! til o iit.-iai.s i little asti'.t tit-s K
tame Hum tit" Mets. iihoni ho had
helped lo win the Atiii'tli'.ui .--iirl.itlnn
pitiiiiinl III lSt
In I ."i Ktiliu:
left f. ..in the lt(
C.isklns bflm; let
lele.-ised In the timid!"
th" l isMln t, ii , Inli
Mlliheapo!!- i Milt In I h.
kill- V ll! '.I tin M.
'M'll lll-a for T.i. III. is
main. I ilth ihe lilnni
' pMidetit to secure a helper. The club
intriupou simieil John W. Kalnty fiom
Ittn Il.tmlltoii Hint i club of the Inter
i national la amie. o'liourke coiernl the
iK In si lt i .l 1 u'.itni s.
was the only i-ntchfi
team, llumphttes ami
Bo. Ilumphilis mis
of ll. olll to
mi. I trti i to tin
- line year. I is-
l.i HIS ItloH lis ot
I'. :ile. iiho ti-illtllli--
A Kr'd mini
I T l!ru-h
J 'I liru-n
I 1 liru-li
,t T liru-h
,1 T Iiru-h
.1 T llru-li
.1 T llru-h
,1 T Hru-h
,1 1 llru-h
,t T llru-h
I the lranue. and the Philadelphia team.
which, like the New York flub, was mak.
1 ItiK Iti debut In the leacue that .it-ar
1 In lH Welch and Uncle did the
' pltchlnc. Watd taklnc up Infield work.
Tip o'Xcll was let bo and went to the
St. I.ouls ItrnWIlM, Where he developed
Mntn an outllelder and be;an a brilliant
iareer. Alexander McKlntion. iho had
Is-t-n with the Syraiue Stars In 1 v Tt?.
1S77 and H7s, and liter wlh the Capital
Clts mid lb' Athletics, wn eecuted to
play tlr-t base This threw Connor to
.second and thin! b.is(s us sub'ttitute for
Ward mid tlatikti --m Tioi na sent to
, the "Mets," and Dinny Itlchaidon na
I picked up an a utllitv liiib lder and out-Iiildi-r
lb was the smallest man mi the
team, but later made up In nbllltj what,
in comparison with Ins teammates, In-
i lacked In stature I'asklns remained at
short Dorcati and dtllesple continued In
left and rlKht llelds, whll- c-ntre Held
was phtyeil by various men, tncludltie
Illcliardson, Ward, Connor and the pltrh
ers. Kwlm: and lluinphrle wt-rt the onlv
i catchers In l-(. John Clapp, tliMiUKh
bi'k of attention to physical condition.
lost his skill ii a player and became a
I policeman at Ithaca, N Y. Casklns helped
lout behind tin- bat In five khiiips. In 1 s S 4
the New York team finished 1 point
Ihlcher than it bad wound up In the j
I previous year. This was some comfort
I to the patrons, who besan perceptibly to
'increase In numbers, much to the satis-1
faction of Mutrle and Dai I
Tram Hecomca I'nrmldahlr.
In 15S.1 th New York team for the
flrat time hepan to assume h foimldable
l-.ppearatie" and became a factor In the
rare to be reckoned with. Now, tor
th flrat time, the cry "V ate the
People" whs heard. Th CMcako team ,
was Riven a merry chase to the veiy'
clon of the season, and It fin-illy n on
nut by a scant two cames, the dlants b
Inc content with t-econd place. Durlnit
the three seasons of 19Ti. lfS6 and W i
the (Hants displayed rat Improiement,
nltlmtiKh thev landed third In 1 S S 6 and.
fourth In However, In each year,
tilt-' were considered likely pennant ,
winners, not only by their admlre.n at
home but by the fani alone the entire
In the three years MM5, 11!6 and
1SS7). Tim K.efe and Mickey Welch
rio the only pitchers. In 1S57, lllll I
i"ais ("'ll.. ni!" iittil behlml th" bat
nci-asl'in illi In 1i'. ".I l-7. l'i th.
latter j in- th" New Vmk club itot Itli:
Hill llioun fiom California befoi" the
season tipt-ntil, and diinni; Hit- ia.. si -cured
pat Murphy fmm the .it-.-. , t'ltv
club. Dta-lei, P.r.ni'i and Muri hy. . r..
thr "villa. i it. hi.s, a--'-. , 'i
O'Hotiike. Huck Hwlnr In Ki7 be-i-atni
.imliitioii- to plav an intli-ld p.'sl
tlon .-tin took chime of thl'd bae
K111.-1 r Connor plaied at llrt bast- rluht
thou,-li the three years.
Pur st t ond base. In I-... Mutrle se-
ctiifil .1 It-rharilt from the l.uiiUi 111"
i tub. C. lliaril! also coiert d the li.m in
ln'l, but III 17. ntler pl.t Inn im,
uani". th" old Into was transffi ltd to
tin- '. lifts. ' .-mil I i.i ii nv Hie hardsoii be
nan his ullttftlni: vork at si-coi.d has.-li.-nii;"
I'Hin Hatfield nils tin- ntiliti
.iillt-lili r afti-r liii'liarils.-n i,is pfiina
titrill placul at -ts-ond bsae. "CI ' c im
fiom t'l" Portland i.Me.l team, uhl.a
lion the Pii-ti'ui New Pn.'latid chatnpion
MilP iti ISM!.
Tom lNterbrook. the "Dtide." In
lSv.-,, came from tin- "Mets" with Kt-t-lt.
at which tlifr" Mas much trumbHiii; in
'ii"rl.-an Assocl.itloti (irilfS. but Mutrle
ami Dai lure the bus-es. and paid no
attention to their unseemly imli'. In
!-.". th" 'Mils" tltilshul In seienth
plate ami tin- "tlin-fl" of Tlin ami Tom
was pointt'd to as th" main causi- of
the drop from tlrst place. i:st"rbrooi
tool; the Plat" of Hiinklnsoti. who went
to tin- "Mets" to lill th shoes of the
"Dude" Ksterbrook remained with the
(Hants until li7, u In ti he was s, m
baik t.i the "Mets,' ..re he did i,,.!
illsplaee Hanklusoii at tl.ir.l base but
was put In the outllild. He plan-tl only
oil" Willi, and then ls'Cati to drop into
the minor lfac'i-H. II" returned to New
Yoil. in thv- i-ar of the club's troubles,
1 :(. h.-lpim; It out at first base, as
n ill be i. bite. I Inter
With lti 'brook U"lle. "ISnck" KwIiib
follow, i his ambitious bent and went
to thud bae During the season In
stew a bit uni'etta n and thought t
) Wuril llccomrn Minrtslopi,
j Jnlinnv Win il hi ri llnally found his
In el. I'nr Mime Hint- he had i omplalm d
t.f a weak irin. iihlili picvtuliil him
itioin ilnlni: Jii-tif to himself and his
i lull In the pilt ni l's bo. He had hi -
i" famous as a pitcher for thf Pnnl-
llellee telllll flolll I N 7 to INS". In I WO
ihe had shut out the HiilTnlo team without
1.-I1I111: th" hatters a hit, not a lliitlalo
man n.uhlliu' Hist base. Now, III Pi.'.,
lie wii permaneiitly placed ul short-
-I'... a position In which he "allied much
I llllesple phleil In the outfield without
a bleak dtirlm: th" seasons of lssf, lSC
and lv'", atnl so did Dorcan. James
("Kouike, who came from 111" Hulfalo
i bib, was the Menhir rlcht tlelder In
l5 and liS'".. In lv7 he was switched
lo cent!" ll'dd and Dorcan went to tlnht.
I Hi 1 1 1 ik that season NVu York nbtiilned
(biUKe Goi" fiom the Oilmen club and
Mike Tlernatl Horn Hie Jeisey Cy club,
(ioie was placed In centie Held and Tier
ii. m in riulit. Potli did their full share
tn brlmtlnc the cliamplonshlp to New
otl In h' and 1'.'.
In I'W the New York team, which
now acipilfed th" iiuuie of illauts, won
the championship, and tcpcati-d the fe.it
in Iss'.i. In ls th" (Hants eaily ealmil
th.. lead In th" rai" and held 't to the
t tush In 1 s s 7 the Detroit team, stiemith-
letl by 'Ihe "HIk l'our." lion the ch, mi
ll, nslilp. the only time the future Timers
pennant tn the National
lws the team appeaitd to
ilinpptd liiipilessli out of
the nice when, fiom July "! to Ann. -1,
It lost lee CillllfS 111 Mlccessloll. Tllf
I'luciik'n iind Philadelphia teams then be.
caul" th" stioni:et llvals of the (Hants.
The latter, hoii"i"r, shoiitlm; their slnKati,
uishul throuvh the si as, in. and won the
championship with nearly tsii sanies to
Kicfe, Welch atnl Georce w,re the
hold-oi-i r pttilleis fimn 1 7. but lo-UU'e
t ok put In onl.i thte" full names, m,,!
ti. e l.lte in the season. I'f the thtte
nanus he won two. The bulk of the
pitchiui: f.-ll upon K's.fe,
Craii" and I.t-ib-ll Tltcomb.
the cuinctihall pitcher l
spt -d In d' liierv. came from the Toronto
lub. which had secuicd him from the
Washington club In lv7 Tlt.ninb cime
from the Jersi City club He was with
Pie Phlladi Iplila club In lmi, Ins li-t
year III fast company, but was not con
sidered stroni: enotixh and was let (cc
lie und Crano took their regular turns
In the box with Keefe and Welch. Dur
Inc the proRres.s of the season Veteran
(liorce Wchliiiati, who had valiantly
winked for the Detroit club from US! lo
IS.Xft, when the MlehlKatidcrH were tlonn
derlnc aroutiil last place, was slcneil. Hut
(JeorKe had lost his i tintilnx as well im
his strom? aim, atnl llltllted In only two
Sanies for the Giant", lie beat th
Indianapolis team n to pitching nRunt
llByptlan Mealy, H" itave the lloosers
only thtee hits, all sltmle, while Ihe
Olanls Kot only four sltmles off Ilealy.
The tuns ueie nrcotmtci! 'for fiom the
fact thai the Hooslers mad" M ertors
und Ih" (Hants three. Weldman lost hi
second and lnt untile to III" D"tiolt
team, which beat Mm Ii to la. lie pitched
against Dick Coliiuiy, nnil I ( hit", incllld
Iiik a duuble. n triple and Hi" limn" nm".
a totnl of 2.1 baes, were made (iff hllll,
Off Conway the (Hants made l lilts for
a total II bases, H ua the last up.
pearalice of Weldman In th" National
t.e.iciic. lie died on M.tlch .1, 'JVi, III n
New York hospital,
The catchers of the champion team of
USS wrto P.wlnK. Mitiphy and lliown, (if
course. In the meat majority of the
Raines the eittrhltn: was doll" by Huck
with his wondeifully consttuctcd :lovc,
which had accumulated motley patches
on Its Journeys around the circuit, be
comlnc the subject of comment and the
butt of Jokes. Murphy was his tli -t as
sistant and lirown his second helper
in the lulleld, Connor and lllchanl
son inlssid very feu- cumes at Hist mid
second bases, I'or third base the club
secured Arthur Whitney from th" Pitts
bine club. Cwlni: was evidently con
vinced that, iilthoilRli cotiiersaiit with
tin- dutlf. of a third bii-temeli. h" lacked
Ihe eipeitiies.s of an Inllcl'ler, and theie-I'm-"
letutneil to th" tiuirt' coiiKt-iil.il post
behind the bat. II" neief for nil Instant
thereafter del latcd fiom the paths of it
catcher while with McGtaw. John
llalney w'tit back to th" Hamilton team,
whence he hud come. Ward covned
shortstoii position ilutliiR the entire sea
son (HI Hntlleld was the extra Inlk-lder.
dirt stars Mlsslnn.
In the oiitilcld two of the r liable men
of former .I'-ars were mlssltiK. They
were Gillespie, who went back to the
Tiny club, which was now- n member of
the Intel national l.eaKtie, and Mlk" Dor
Kim, who went to his home In Syracuse
titld elltilul the Milium business. Jim
n'Klllke was placed In left Held, Gore
In centre, and Tlernan In rlcht. Two ti"iv
outtlildcrs wete slcued In W. J. Slat-ti-ry.
from the Toronto club, ami Klnier
II. poster from the Minneapolis club.
The latter was a un-mbcr of th" Met
ropolitan team In 1M'., Slattrry was
i try active, tnkliie pint In nj Karnes,
In 1SS0 the Giants aKiiln won the
chiitnplonshlp, hut only after it hatd
striiKKlc with the Huston team, winning
by a very slender margin. Th" rt-c-oul
at th" finish was: New York, won
13 Raines, lost 43. percenlaKe .fif.li , llos
ton, won S3 climes, lost 45, percentace
It wns the closest race In the his
of the National League up to that
The championship was dt-cldfd
near the end of the season, (if
hist twenty caines played by each
names, of which he won only 2, lost It
and tied I. With Ihe New Turk team
h never lost a game, winning every one
of th eleven In which Im llgured, atl
but two being full contests,
Hni'1, Hrrlnir a I'llrher.
Tluck P.wlnc's Inclination!! rati toward
lilt pitcher's hti this season. Its " Vh
In two full games and iictiinlly won both.
At lloston, early In the season, ia- teuun
was shut out by John Clrka t to 0,
KwlhK for the New York leant relieving
Crnue In the ninth Inning. H'loW wan
clearly veed out the oocurctins and
next day strode Into the box and heat the
Hustons 10 to !, pitching against Kid
, Madden, A week later, elated i cry llkn
' 1 by the vlitory over the Hoatuna, ha
fared the Clevelands at New Yoik, beat
i lug them to 3. That wns Hilck's last
l display of picsuiiipllon directed toward
I til" bov,
Gil Hntll'lil was occasionally tiel aa
ii pitcher, ami onro Arthur Whitney went
! lulu the bo. Whltnej'H performance
took place III Washington on June 1 nnd
cnveied the last three Innings of a game
in which both Keefe and ("rune retired
after pitching three Innings each. The
Washington team won the game P to 5,
Now, the fact that Whitney pitched three
Inning Is not mentioned nn worthy of
Pi enervation In the archives of baseball,
but when he went Into th box Roger
Connor took his place at third base, lid
Oane going to tlrst. These three wer
the only Innings In which Connor failed
to eoler llrst base during the. entire sea
son, It l.s worthy of mention that Hofer
played In every limine of every sumo Ills
team contested In 1SSS.
This history nf the rli and fall
of thr (Hauls wilt he rontlnnrd nrmt
DE ORO'S CHALLENGER OWNS
Two Vfiirs Asro in Denver nnil
in Pliilfldoliliia Last
Sju'iiijr Ho Foil.
saiise of his
team, not counting tie gatnis. of which
the New Yorks had thre" and the Bos
tons two, tin- Giants won 17 and the Hus
tons 13. These two tennis, after the sea
son had mil advanced, wen- the only
contenders in the race with any pros
lit ct of landing the pennant.
The Detroit club withdrew from the Na
tional licague after the close of the sea
son of 1M and Its player were scat
ten d .limine the other teams, but the
New Yoik club did not get otic of them.
Th" lloston club secuied Charley Hen
nett, Charley Ganzel, Dan Hrouthers and
Hnrdle Itlchardsnn. The Pittsburgh club
got IM I (anion. James White, Jaik Howe
and P.'ter Conway. The Philadelphia
i lub was fortunate in crabbing Sam
Thompson, and Charley Gctzeln Joined
the Indianapolis team. Cleveland took
Detroit's place In the league and was
Klicn Pitchers Larry Twltchell and
l'or 1 "'.' the New York club retained
all Its old pitchers exiept Geoige. who
Jidm-d the Springtielil. III., team, which
that yuir won the ohatnplnnshlp of the
Ctiiiial Interstate League. Keefe. Welch,
Clinic and Tltiomb were In line, but
Tltcomb, after pitching three games, was
released to the Toronto club of the Inter
state League. Not a new pitcher for the
season of was procutc-d until July,
when Hank O'Day was obtained from the
Washington club. O'Day, who later be.
came n National League umpire and In
T.'IL' was malinger of the Cincinnati club,
had a remarkable icconl In IsS'j. While
with Washington It pltchnl thirteen
Although James Maturo, who tack!
Alfredo Ik urn for the world' mio cham
pionship to-morrow night nt Jacl: Do.ile's
I'oi ly-si-cotid street Ivory palace, th" con
test bt ginning to-morrow night. Is pic
tured as a wild Westerner, he Is lu reality
a New- York lioy who returns to his na
tive heath (is a challenger for tho tttlo
so long and so often held by tv- i iro, a
Cuban by birth, but a New Yotker by
adoption. Ten icars ago Maturo sold
out a grocery business In Jersey City and
located In Denver on account of his wife's
health. Ho previously had operated a
.small billiard room In Jt rs.-y City and
had gained some fame locally as profes
sional champion of th metropolitan dis
trict. He mm the city chnmplonshlp In
a tournament, but when he married he
went Into business, and It was only four
or tlie years ago that lie again turned
to the wielding of an expert cu for a
.Maturo went west In 1904 and for sev
eral ears was unlieant of as a Pocket
I Millard player In this part of the coun
try. Hut his skill with a cue calmd
for Mm the jkisIiIoii of "piofesslonal" at
the Denver Athletic Club, which boasts of
many good amateur player. The billiard
roum of the Denver A. C. has been under
the management of Jimmy Maturo sine
ISOi. lie l.s now only 33 years old and
his stroke has th firmness and bril
liancy of youth.
There is nearly twenty year dlfffrencn
In th" ages of Maturo und Do oro. Th
veteran champion Is a crafty performer,
deliberate and fail seeing In evciy mole he
makes. He may not be spectacular nl
ways, and he often slows up In Ms game,
but seldom In a championship match
In their practice matches with local
amateurs at Doyle's last week both Vn
lo and Maturo weie beaten at el ens the,
tlrst night t-iich appeared , that those thing
happen often and us applied to title play
mean nothing at all. Muturo. arriving In
New York last Thursday after his long
I hie from Denver, played "no points In th
afternoon practice and In his Mrt night
came was defeated by J. II, Shoemaker,
who Is regarded as about tho best of the
ninattir pocket billiard experts hen-alsiuts.
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