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1286 MILWAUKEE AVENUE
lint Chnso Is oncu inoro re
forred to ns "thu greatest first
baseman of nil time," by the
baseball followers of New York
city, hi our national game tlio
greatness of nny plnyer In nny
ono section depends, to n Inrgo
extent, on the uniform he wears.
When Chaso played with (ho
New York Americans ho was tho
peer of nil llrstsnckers; when
ho left them he wns tubbed ns
"gone back," but now Chuso Is
a member of tho New York
Giants and so ho again becomes
"tho greatest of nil time."
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DOESN'T HURT GAME
Revolutionary Changes Not
Forced, Only Hurried.
President Hcydlcr of Opinion That Do.
clslon of Jury Cannot Retard De-
velopment of Pastime Bate.
ball Will Thrive.
Professional baseball, under organ
ized control, will llvo on, dcsplto
Ihe verdict obtained by tho Baltimore
club of tho defunct Federal league.
Tho gatno Itself Is no different today
than It hns ever boon. Tho fact that
a Jury has ordered tho powers that bo
to pay tho Bnltlmoro Perioral) a few
thousand dollars has not hurt baseball
ns n sport and what was first looked
upon ns n body blow by a great many
followers of baseball nffalrs Is now bo-
President John A..Heydler.
Ing considered ns n mero Incident In
tho rather eventful history of tho
President John A. Hcydlcr of tho
National lenguo Is of this opinion. Ho
does not bellevo that tho decision of
ti Jury can possibly rctnrri tho devel
opment of tho pastime anil ho predicts
u highly successful comeback for tho
Just ns long ns tho competitive gamo
Is maintained on tho sauiu high basis
that has characterized It for so many
years, baseball will thrive. The fact
that tho fan doesn't glvo two whoops
about tho business sldo of tho gamo
Iiiis often been demonstrated.
Tho new order of things which Pres
ident Han Johnson of tho American
league predicts and which President
Hcydlcr suggests may como to paijs,
will probably work u benefit rather
than a hurt to tho business In tho long
As baseball Is now constituted, tho
player contract, with tho resorvo
clause, the draft law and tho agree
ment between leagues stands as Its
backbone, for despite tho supposed
abrogation of tho national agreement,'
tho minor lengues are still atllllntcd
with tho majors otllclnlly.
Tho fact that a club can keep ono
ball player as long as It chooses to do
so or let him out on ten days' notlco
has been tho bugaboo of the gamo. A
new form of contract that will satisfy
most any court will bo about all that
baseball will need In thu way of n
There Is no need for dissolving tho
natlounl commission because of tho
JINX BALL DAY FOR SPEAKER
Most Miserable Qame Wao Played at
Cleveland When He Hit Woman
With Batted Ball.
Trls Speaker has ilono such wonder
ful playing throughout, his baseliall
career that It's hard to tell what was
his most btllllnnt play at thu national
Hut Spoke says ho has no trouble
picking out tho most wretched gamo
lie ever played. It was in Cleveland.
"One ilny, summer before Inst," says
be, "tho upper stands wore packed
with people. My Hrst time up I caught
n hall squuro on tho cud of my bat
nnd drove It n mile a minute Into that
"It hit n womnn In tho head, and 1
could sco them help her out of tho
stand. A fow minutes later I got tho
report that sho wns dead.
"Tho report wasn't true, but I didn't
find nut until nftcr tho game, I mulTeil
two (lies In tho outfield a now record
for myself and I struck out, helping
mnterlally to Inso tho game. Nobody
knows what mctitnl anguish I suffered
till I found out thu truth."
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SMiHATl o Wtilrrn Ni witnittfr Unlun.
MANAGER PAT MORAN
SOX IN SERIES FOR
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"I'm not talking about nny pennants or world's chnmplonshlps," said Pnt
Morn n, "but If over I hnvo tho luck to Innri a winner In Cincinnati I only hopo
tho Boston Ited Sox will bo topllncrs in the American league.
"That's ono ambition of my lift to somo day have a club that will beat
thoso liicky people. They had given It all up nnd were packing their bats to
go home when Snodgrnss luudo thnt muff In 10H2. Against my old team they
won by transferring the games from tho ltcd Sox park to tho Urnvcs' Held.
Twice, nt the Braves field, Cuctus Crnvnth mnde drives that would havo sailed
over the fenco nt Fenway anil won two games for my club and Duffy Low-Is
caught them both. Then, In Phllndelphln, whnt happened? We had forgotten
to take n llttlo pen, n sninll fenced lot, out of tho ceuter Held, nnd they popped
two homo runs into that tiny quadrangle."
AOTTS of the
Annapolis bnscbnll squad of 200 can
didates Includes SO pitchers.
Ocorgo DuMont hns mndo a good
beginning with tho,, lied Sox.
Columbia university appears to hnvo
a strong baseball nlno this spring.
The Tennesseo supreme court has
rendered u decision which permits Sun
day baseball In the state.
Fritz Malsel Is playing third base
for Jack Dunn's lialtlmoro Orioles In
stead of with tho St. Louis Browns.
Al Mamnux and Itubo Mnrquard nro
doing well this spring. Murqunrd Is
thu only southpaw with thu Brooklyn
Tho Cincinnati Iteds escaped from
Texas with a record of six games won
and ono lost ag.ilnst Texas league
Cecil Coombs, veteran outfielder,
who has been milking thu rouu 's of
tho Southern league, has reported to
Johnny Tobln, Kenneth Williams,
nnd "Baby Doll" Jacobson aro first
string outfielders with tho Brownies
Manager Kid Cllcatmi of tho Chicago
Whlto Sox wants .i pitcher. IIo's will
ing to tradu Shnuo Collins for Bubo
Joo Ihigoi, though suffering from
n feoro arm, is working hard for Leu
Fold In thu hopo of proving himself
of big league caliber.
Manager Itoblnntn of the Dodgers
nftcr thinking It i ver decided to keep
Zuch Wheat ns hli third stiing catch
er mid let Jack Snyder go.
.Mies, tho LoulBilllo pitcher, is a big
fellow, who hns li.nl experleuco In tho
Central league. Ho has Just recently
been discharged fimn thu army.
Tho Portland dub of tho Pacific
Coast league and tho Buffalo club of
tho International nro In u dispute over
thu services of Pitcher Guy Cooper.
All of tho experts havo doped tho
order of tho llnisli of tho teams In tho
two big leagues. Hut, as In previous
seasons, autumn his tho Inst guess.
There seems to bo a tendency to
make outfielders "captains" tills year,
ns Instance Gcurgu Whlttcd, Harry
Hooper, Siaeh Wheat, Tils Speaker
nnd so on.
Cleveland writers with tho Indians
mo claiming that Leo Fold has tho
American leuguu's best staff of catch
ers In Stovo O'Neill, Leslio Nunnnmker
and Chester Thomas,
Armando Mnrsans' suggestion that
ho bo given his relenso becnuso ho is
dono with baseball hasn't met with
much response) from thu management
of tho Now Vork Yankees.
Auglo Moran, who will bo nn Amor-1
lean association umplro this year,
spent most of last season calling balls
and strikes In a steel leaguo and also
tilled In on thu National league stuff.
EAGER TO MEET RED
CUETO'S PRESS AGENT
:j:j When Manuel Cueto reported !;:
:; to tho Cincinnati Beds ho :;:
jlji brought hlo own press ngent :;:
:j: with him In tho person of his :!;
:i uncle, Slxto Urqulza, u sugar ji;:
;; merchant of Havana. Scnor :
ijlj Urqulza was advised to spend :
Sj the summer In tho North nirtl ho ;:
::j will do It traveling around with :;:
i;ij Cueto and Incidentally sending ij:
J!;: bnck reports of how tho Cuban :;:
j:;: players nro faring In tho states. :;':
j:j: Players with the Beds nro al- ::
ij: ready declaring tho Havana man :
:; iw prince. It goes without say- ;.;:
;: Ing lie's nn enthusiastic fan. :':
CAN USE HIS SPITTER AGAIN
Marty O'Toole Has Been Traded to
Texas League, Where Moist De
livery Isn't Barred.
Marty O'Toole, whoso solo to tho
Pittsburgh Pirates for $U2,r.0O caused
n sensation In baseball circles somo
years ngo, hns been traded by Omaha
to tho San Antonio, Texas league
team for Pitcher Townsend.
O'Toole, who Is a spltlmllor, asked
for tho transfer because tho moist de
livery Is barred In thu Western league.
M'CANN BACK IN BIG LEAGUE
Former Brooklyn Pitcher and Yankee
Scout Engaged by Pat Moran as
Scout and Coach.
Hero's Geno McCann back In tho big
lengues. Majlio tho modern-day big
town fan won't remember him. He
used to pitch for Brooklyn nnd later
ho was n scout for tho Yankees. Then
ho mnnngctl minor lenguo teams In
Now Kngland with great success. Now
Put Moran has engaged him as scout
nnd coach for tho Cincinnati Beds.
BALK RULE TO BE ENFORCED
President Heydler Follows Ban John
son and Notifies All Team Mana
gers and Umpires.
President John Heydler of tho Na
tional lenguo has followed President
Ban Johnson of tho American and sent
out notice that tills season tho balk
rule Is to ho mnro strictly enforced.
Team managers and umpires hnvo re
ceived circular letters from HeyJIer
to such effect.
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In 45 seasons the New York :;,
Glnnts hnvo won n total of 2,- ji;:
&I!) games and lost 2,150, for n ii-i
percentage of .CO". They won :?.
eight pennants and, In 1&9!), they !:j
finished tenth. They have had
12 different managers, John J, ::
McGraw taking the reins In 1003 jii;
nnd lending tho club over since. ::
GARDENERS GOOD AS
Some Experts Declare Outfielders
Fail as Leaders.
Fred Clarke and Fielder Jones Piloted
Teams to Championships While
Playing In Field Hanlon Also
Ono companion question to Ann's
ago Is: Why don't outfielders make
good mnnngers? Apparently tho only
suburbanites the people who nrc an
swering tills question remember hav
ing Hindu good ns leaders nro Fred
Clarke, who piloted the Pirates to four
championships, nnd Fielder Jones,
who led tho White Sox to one. Jim
my Callahan, the Kansnn's first suc
cessor ns boss of the Corsairs, failed
ns n skipper Just ns he did when ho
tried to Mill the White Sox craft to
Pcnnnntvlllc. Callahan twice wns In
commnnd of the Hltless Wonders,
being promoted to tho leadership when
Clark Oiitllth wns placed In commnnd
of tho newly-formed New York Ameri
can lenguo team.
Cnl, when Ito first led tho Whlto Sox.
was a third baseman, so he really can
not llguro In thu why-nren't-outflcld-ers.goori-iiiunuger.s
Tho experts who havo been answer
ing tlio conundrum on outfielders ns
leaders seem to havo forgotten thu ex
istence of Ned Hanlon, who was an
outfielder and who won three pennants
In lialtlmoro and two In Brooklyn.
Moreover, Foxy Ned wns tlio captain
of tlio (lag-winning Dctrotts In 1SS7,
tho team thnt cleaned up the famous
St. Louis Browns, when tho worlri'i
scries was played, In about thu same
Ktylo that thu Cubs cleaned up tho
Tigers In 1007 nnd tho Braves cleaned
up tho Athletics in 101 i.
Hanlon, besides winning lings for
Bnltlmoro nnd Brooklyn gnvo to the
major leagues three men who havo
figured as lenders In series for base
ball's blue ribbon John McGrnw, Wll
bert Ilnhlnson nnd Hugh Jennings. He
certainly can bo classed nmnng the
outilelders who wero successes as
Hugh Jennings snys that tho best
cnptnln ho over know wns nn outfield
er, tho same being Joo Kelley. Yet
Joe failed as n inaungcr In Cincinnati
nnd ns n manager In Boston. Every
body seems to fall In Itedland, and of
tho raft of lenders tho Boston Nation
ul.s hnvo had slnco Frank Seleo went
to Chicago and started to build up the
powerful Cub machluo that mario a
inllllonniro out of C. Webb Murphy
nnd n peerless lender out of Frank
Leroy Clinuce, only ono hns, succeed'
ed Georgo Tweedy Shillings. George
Tweedy, during his career In tho min
ors, probably did as much outllcldlng
When tlio Bed Sox wero sweeping
things heforo them In lOOIl nnd 100 1
Jimmy Collins' lieutenant was Chick
Stnhl, n wonderful suburbanite. Chick
was to havo managed tho Bed Sox In
1007 but committed sulcldo u few
days before tlio season opened.
Pnt Donovnn, clover outfielder,
fulled ns n manager In Pittsburgh, and
so did Connlo Mnck, catcher. P. J.
had ono good season In St. Louis and
might hnvo hnd inoro If tlio American
leaguo hurt not como along nnd
pinched nil Ills stars.
BILL FISHERS ARE POPULAR
No Louisville Team Is Complete With
out One Latest Hallo From
Bill Fishers aro favorites with the
Loulsvlllo Colonels nnd no Loulsvlllo
tenm Is complcto without ono. Tho
first ono wns nn outfielder yenrs bnck,
better known as Bed. Then enmo n
first buscmnn of tho samo name, Tho
latest Bill Flslier Is nn outfielder who
bells from tho Virginia lenguo.
PLAYED JOKE ON THE HUNS
Sioux Indians Had Fun for Thrco Days
Talking Over a Tapped
Because of the nature of tho conn
tty oer which American troops fought
In the Meuve-Argnnne offensive, tho
Germans found It easy nt times to cut
In on our Held telephone wires.
The commander of one brigade of
artillery attached to tin American di
vision wns particularly annoyed by
enemy wire tappers In a heavily wood
ed section of the Argonne. Code mes
sages from artillery observers wero
being Intercepted by Boche listeners
In, nnd the commnnder knew, ns nil
urniles know, thnt no code 1h Impreg
nable when experts get working on It.
The artillery rntniunnricr took up
with the colonel of ono of the lino reg
iments the question of the 'Inns' wire
tapping activities. And tho colonel
hit upon nn Men,
Two Indians, both of proud Sioux
lineage, members of one of his com
panies, were assigned ns telephono
operalorN. One wns to go forward
with tho artillery observer, tho other
to remain nt the brigade receiving enri
of the wire which the artillery com
mander was certain the Germnns had
that day tapped somewhere along tho
Now, when two Sioux Indians get
talking together In their own tongue,
what they say sounds very much like
code, but Isn't. Anyway, it raised hob
with the code experts of certain Prus
sian guard units.
The Slouv stuck nn their Jobs for
throe days and nights. They nnd tho
artillery cotnninnder anil their own
colonel enjoyed tho situation Immense
ly. If the Oermnim got any fun out of
It they kept It to themselves. Stars
OLD LONDON BELL FOUNDRIES
Relics of Many of Them Are Still to
Be Found Scattered Through
the British Capital.
In tlio days before clocks, to say
nntliliig of watches, wero common tho
bells of London occupied n much moro
Important position than they do to
day. 'Prentices depended on this bell
nnd that to call them very unwillingly
lo work of it morning and relenso them
very willingly from work of an eve
ning, whilst bells were requisitioned
for all inunner of special purposes.
And so lliero were ninny bell foundries
in the city. Belles of them nro found
In ninny places, even If It Is only n
street name, such as Bllltter street,
which, ns Mr. Lnnrifenr Lucas points
out. was undoubtedly Bell-sltzers or
Founders' lane. Then Belslzo probably
owes Its name, he declares, to n 'bell
foundry on the lower part of Hanip
stead hill. Something of this sort Is
all that remains of many of them, hut
others, like tho Whltcchapcl Bell
foundry, which has been charged with
retiming and rehanglug tho hells of
Westminster abbey for the peace re
joicings, have continued to do business
through flic centuries. Tho foundry
comnieiiced business In 1570.
A Brooklyn lady who bought somo
Kot-rlfh-whlli'-j oil-sleep oil nnd min
ing stock recently, Is now Just too pro-
diced for an. thing because she didn't
examine the shines more closely. Somo
of them lire red, some yellow and somo
green. She tried to paper her kitchen
walls with them after tlio president of
Ihe company disappeared, hut the artis
tic effect was not satisfactory.
In doing your spring shopping for
worthless securities, Insist mt getting
stock certlllcatcs that liarinnnl.o in
color. Then you can umi tlietit for
decorative purposes nftcr tho com
pany goes to the wall.
An old piano box covered with tho
shares of deceased corporations
makes u pretty good clothes press,
provided the slock matches nicely In
shade and texture. Persons who aro
v lor blind should ho extremely cau
tious wltli their wild-cat Investments
these days, Thrift Magazine.
Predictions Near Fulfillment.
Napoleon propheslseil lit St. Helena
that (here Mould bo no kings In Gei
iiiiiny ti century nftcr his death. Ten
oiirs before the Huns hioko loose
Lord Huberts picrilctori Unit If n great
Kiirnpcim war came In our days, Kir
rilnnuit Koch, who was then mi un
known ollicer, would he ono of the
most famous actors In It.
A rather neat prediction was made
ns far hack as lSi)U by the redoubtable
Frenchman, Hcnii Itodifort, marquiss
"We cannot -got Alsace-Lorraine
hack by ouvm1oh," he told an Intir
viewer. "But one day the German
eagle will get drunk with prlilu and
will annoy the llrltlhh bulldog. 'I'll. i.
tho bulldog will form an alllanco with
us to kill the eagle, and wo shall re
cover tho lost provinces." London
Good Pipes From Paper Material.
"PertlniiN," one of the most Impor
tant of substitutes for metal, Is n com
pressed paper material, which has been
used In place of lead and copper for
pipes for gas, oil and other purposes.
From n British war trade icporr, It ap
pears that these pipes can onduro
th'e or four times as great a pressuro
as loiiri, while their weight Is only one
nln'li as great, and they aro water
tlgl t, Insoluble and unaffected by teui
persitures up to about 200 degrees Cen
tigrade. The tensile strength of tho
material Is 11,000 pounds per squnro
inch, nearly equaling that of tho best
stumped, sawed-ont and drilled, and us
an vtcctrlc Insulator approaches porce
lain in offoQtlveness.