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of the "western golf championship at
Del Monte, Cal., with a score of 71.
E. H. Bankhead of Chicago had a 75.
Eddie Pitts, Denver promoter, is
here in an effort to arrange a 20
round fight for Colorado Springs La
bor day, with Fred Welsh as one of
the principals. An opponent for
Welsh is yet to be selected, probably
from Charley White, Benny Leonard
or Johnny Dundee.
"Tom Alley Quits Racing!" head
line. Chances are Tom will take up
The turnout at yesterday's race
meeting at Hawthorne track so en
couraged officials of the Illinois
Jockey club that already there is talk
of restoring the game at Harlem. No
one, however, would admit this to be
One thing is sure, the pop-eyed en
thusiasts are strong for another race
meet after Hawthorne closes for the
season. But the conservative fel
lows don't want to give Chicagoans
to much of the game at the jump.
They are willing, they say, to plan
for two meetings next season if the
present season shows that racing
has really come back.
A thrill was given yesterday's
crowd by the spill in the first face
that sent Jockeys Hunt and Hoag
flying from their mounts. Morris
town, after tossing Hunt, breezed
home ahead of Type, the winner.
Hoag was riding Mex when the acci
dent occurred. Both jockeys were
able to start in later races.
Leo Skolny, the general selection
of the wise birds, copped the Cicero
handicap. Bonanza and Blackie Daw
came in after him. Jockey F. Mur
phy, who appears to be the favorite
rider of the "bugs" since winning the
derby, brought home two winners
and one for place out of four starts
yesterday. The Hawthorne handi
cap is the feature of today's races.
First race, purse, 2-year-olds, five
furlongs R. H. Anderson, 109; Jus-j
tify, 109; Mella, 109; Lycia, 109;
Fight Fair, 109; Vagabond, 112;
Sleeper, 112; Marlon Wilson, 112; J.
Second race, selling, 3-year-olds
and up, six furlongs Louise Green,
95; Luzzi, 100; Barton, 102; Ha'pen- Am
ny, 105; Lucille B., 106; Esther L., v
108; Lukemae, 108; Borax, 108; Bo
gait, 110; Toddling, 110; John Rob
'ert, 110; Dartworth, 110; Gallant
Boy, 110; Originator, 113; Tillotson,
Third race, selling, 3-year-olds,
one mile J. C. Welsh, 105; Lindly,
105; Mim Wakeiy,c106; Jerry, 107;
Disturber, 408; Trappoid, 108; Beau
ty Shop, 109; Mary H., 109.
Fourth Race, Hawthorne handicap,
3-year-olds and up, one mile and sev
enty yards Herbert Temple, 92;
Huffaker, 95; Casey Jones, 110; Wil
hits, 110; Grover Hughes, 112.
Fifth race, selling, 3-year-olds and
up, Ave and one-half furlongs M.
Burt Thurman, 96; 'Korfhage, 102;
Wanda Pitzer, 103; Thistle Green,
104; Tom Elward ,104; UtelUs, 105;
Hawthorne, 105; Kinney, 105; Bur
cham, 106; Huntress, 108; Uncle
Hart, 110; Skiles Knob, 110.
Sixth race, selling, 4-year-olds and
upward, one and ohe-slxteenth miles
Marjorie D., 96; Charles Francis,
103; Just Red, 105; W. W. Clark, 105;
George Roesch, 106; 'Nannie Mc
Dee, 109; Husky Lad, 111.
Apprentice allowance allowed.
GERMAN PEOPLE URGED TO DIS
REGARD "LYING REPORTS"
Amsterdam, July 18. The Ger
man people are urged to retain their
confidence in the ultimate success of $
the German armies and to disregard
"lying reports" printed in the foreign
press in lengthy articles printed In
the Berlin newspapers.
Advices from Berlin say that a
similar appeal issued by German gen
feral staff and labelled an "appeal to
the German nation" was really in
spired by kaiser aftef conference
with his generals.