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POST WORLD'S SERIES
PLANNED FOR CANADA
.?ni' I'iiko, lilt' Montreal pro
moter, declines Unit it post
world's scilcs will i held In
Canada. At leant eight big
league malingers liuxo agreed
that there will lie exhibition
glllllCS pIll.XOll ll.V tile XXOlld'S SO-
rlcs wlnneis in Cm ope. I'nir
has seemed tlu ptoinlm or nil
eight tliat there will be contests
In Toronto, ottuwii mill Moutre-
Ill before till tcilltlS Ctlllllll'lC.
Page repot ts Unit tin' Inereusu
of Interest In baseball In Ciiiimlii
since tin wnr will druxv some- j
thing III;, S75.000 for tin oxhl-
bltlon gum ox ns they liuvi boon
i planned tentatively, i
EUROPE STARTS ITS
University of Paris Team to Make
Trip to England.
American Aggregations Aio Playing
Exhibition Games In Southeastern
France Immense Crowds Wit
ness Various Contests.
Tin European baseball season bus
opened, the University of I'nrls having
Bihediiled gnuies with tin Unlvi'i-slt.v
ul Lyons, Nice, DIJun, Nnnoy mid Ton
louse, with ii trip to England In .lime
to piny Oxford, Cambridge mid Edin
burgh. Tin University of Toiiloiisi' bus four
jasehall tenuis mid Aiuetlenti uggro
L'titlons lire phi) lug exhibition giitnos
In southeastern Franco. Ten thou
Kiind persons xxltnossed n giiuie nt
Toiiloiisi recently, while nt 1'iiti there
xvero 5,000 present. At Turbos there
wiih mi attendance of 7,(KK), or n quar
ter of tlio population of tin city.
John T. Poxvors, now u Y. M. C. A.
worker ut Toulouse, snld:
"I think the Frviivli an the coming
people In biiNt'bnll. They huve the
best luiHebull eye of miy people, next
to the Ainerli'iins, so fur us my ol
servutlon goes. Lenders feel tlio gninu
Is suited to the French teiiiperainent,
although time will be necessary to
Introduce the game. The sclent lllc at
tltmU ot-.bufluU', nppenls to the
French, but other features are Inter
esting to them, for Instance, the speed
iii'cessury In playing the gnmo and the
necessity of making ipilck Judgment.
French youngsters are very keen In
picking up the niceties of baseball.
Several hundred boys at Toulouse lire
now plnylng scrub gninos Just like
In a track meet held by men on
KiiKeil In the service of supply depart
ment of the American iirmy, held nt
l.e Minis, Pat ltyini, the Olympic cham
pion, threw the hummer KM) feet 8
Inches. Lieut. F. I. Maker, of the
University of California, made a hltrli
Jump of 0 feet. These athletes will
represent America In the Intercolle
date track meet which litis been
BALL PLAYERS FOR ENGLAND
Artie Latham, Old-Time St. Louis Fa
vorite, Comes to This Country
Aille Lnthnui, formuly of the St.
Louis Ilrowus, uml for sex oral jours
member of the Clucluniill Hods, now
master of all English baseball Held.-,
Is coming to Amerlea to got talent.
T.utliaui Is ery optltnls Ie over the
game's piogioss In the Hi-ltMi king
lorn, lie predicts t tint before nitiiiy
fours huve elupsed uu rry old Knulnud
,xlll be engaged In mi liiternntlonul
'oiiiniiment with clubs of Amerlia for
:tie championship of the world.
And lie goes further and says that
alien those gumes in pla.M'd the
rowds In Eughiml will In bigger than
he crowds In AmeiU-a.
Latham, almost unaided lias e-tub
"fLi " S
;' &, rail
ii.!'s'.v5.vi1S'",rn '"Wl" Unlunlil
Arll. l.j'h. m,
Islieil the pio.is in i' baseball
i"M 'lie- In I'li'.Miiid uu is linn it ml sub
I. Jitlul Ihih'.
It wii his wonderful per-ouallt.N
llinl (iilisteil llili'sli ci'pllal In thi'
e,nlpment of llr class buMdml1
H'liniN, mid It was t nder his dlree
ilou that a reuulni" n-iles of Raines
uml regular schedules weie niiide out
2to r -riiS
A :-v - ft, t; v4m
i v, " r "l Jut 19 'SlUck'aaBoJt
CLEVELAND CLUB HAS OUTFIELD MADE UP
OF FORMER TWIRLERS, INCLUDING SPEAKER
The Cleveland club liu what one
mlyht cull a "pitching outllt." The
lly chaers for the In linns this season
will be TrNlau Speakei, .Toe Wood, .1.
(Ihfdstouu (irnucy, Kluier Smith ami
Ended Oraney't Career.
As evety basebull fun knows, Wood
wus for sexeral yeiirs the premier
pitcher of the Hed Sox Itotb firaney
and .lamleson broke Into the Ametlcau
leaKUP as pitchers. (Irnney became a
member of the lmlluns In IPOS. On
the Cleveland team's first lslt to New
York that season J. (Hailstone stuck
his hurling blind In trout of a liner
batted by Nenl Hall, the former mem
ber of the Yankees. That ended
Oraney's pltchliiK canvr.
MYERS PLAYING GREAT GAME
Manager Robinson of Brooklyn Dodg
ers Much Pleased With Work
of His Outfielder.
HI M.vers. the UndK-'r center tlehler,
Is plnylnn the meaiest jratne of his ca
reer, according to Manuirer Hobby of
Hrooklyn. "Ill de-erves n lot of cred-
It for our earl e lories." said Wit
bert Hohluson. "lie surely has been
stlnuliiu the ball, lie Is playluu u
urand fleldliiu uame"
HIGH PRAISE FOR BASEBALL
Admiral Plunkett Says Players
Brought Splendid Fighting Spirit
and Helped Athletics,
Husebull plu.M'is lu the navy made
a hit with Hear Admiral C. I'. Plunk
ett, uccordlnu to a letter which he
sent to Colonel Ituppcrt of the Yan
kees, The adiuliiil says: "Aside
from beluu an nnlut fan and a for
mer plujer ui,Mlf we were blessed III
this wnr with Mime of ,our fraternity.
They brouuht us a pliiullil liuhtlnu
spirit, and I bellee jmlillieil Mime of
the navy spirit. Tlu helped us In
eery possible wax, especially with
our athletics, xxli'eb. is ,xou know, I'
ll very essential pari In tlttluu u man
physically to cncii his utmost at till
times. I hope that the future hobN
much lu stoic for our urcnt national
sport and that .xou ami ,xour club will
luivo the success which you so rlchl.x
SCOTT PERRY SHY AS HITTER
In Recent Game With Yankees Ath
letic Pitcher Struck 'Out Five
Times Good as Hurler.
Scott Iii ry niu.x ben uieut pitcher
but as a batter, oh my! In the uatue
of April US he struck out live times.
.Tnck Qnlnn fanned him In the second,
fifth and seventh lunlnus and Hob
Shnxvkey made lilm cut the air lu the
ninth and twelfth, ilmuuh bis effott in
tin llnul Innlnu did tllp the bull, re
siiltluu In a foul tip tluit wiih cauuht
,lniule-oii was pitching In the Metro
politan leauue when sltneil by Chirk
tirllllth three jenrs nun. Tin; recruit,
however, fulled to Impiess the maim
K'er of the Senators with his Hue of
Coeds, and (rilllth comcricd him Into
Speaker as a Pitcher.
The redoubtable Speaker bus
pitched a mime In the Atuerlcnn
league. Near the fm: end of the Ifllfi
season, .mil with the pennant won,
Hill Carrlmin nominated (be meat out
tlehler to pitch nimlnsl the Washlm;
ti(ji team. Klmer Smth was never a
pitcher In the American leauue, but he
did ii lot of InirlliiL', both ul the llutm
mid for his company's bu-ebull team
TRIP AROUND WORLD
Hiiseball mamintes, headed by
Hun Johnson, presldi-iil of the
Atuerlcnn leauue, are plamiluu n
trip around the win Id. It will
be started next fall. If con
ditions warrant, and If not It will
be pnMponcil until the fall of
HCiO. The Inst trip netted a
prollt of SlIS.tHMl.
The Hi owns have released Catcher
1'iillentlne to riutluml.
Pode I'uskert Is not illspln.xluu uti.x
prlnu form lu hlttluu.
Josh Hex ore has hooked up with
Juck Uemlilcks ut Indiiinapolls.
(leorue Whlteiiian, star of the WIS
world's series, Is l;lllln the ball for
tlie Tot onto Leafs.
Toledo's team Is called the Mud
Ileus, nud ma.xbe I lull's one reason It
rains ex cry day In Toledo.
Karl Moseley. who foitubt lu Italy
xvlth an Ohio reulmetit, wants nnotlier
trial with the ItedV pllehlnu coips.
Hill Carrluan. lotnier Hed Son lead
er, has returned to baseball. He will
buck the club lu Ids home town, Lew
Tlie funs will miss sin. o'Louublln.
the iiiom pIcturcMpif of all the mu
pi res xxlio liuxe worked In leieut .vein
In the major lenuues.
Stewuit. the new liuiler obtuliieil h
the Louisville club I'loiu the CbleiU'i
While Sox, is a rU'lit-hnmlei mid is
considered u llml,
Touiiii.x Coiiiinll.x, dean of tlu Aiie '
lean leauue umpires, has bet n ulln '
titliiK -l .xi'iirs, i-f wlib Ii III Imxe In .
In tlie Junior malm oru.iulx.utlou
Samuel Crew-, llliiiiln.ili uu pluh
twilled the tirst mi-bit uutue o i1
M'lison In tin Southern len;;ue pm'
Inu auuliist .Mobile. Illimluuliaui won
11 to 0.
Dutch Itiietber, who I'ormeily suit
puxved fur tlie P'rates, has taken on
new lease of Hie lids sen .on. I'e
Morun rates him us one of his hr
(luidiier looks like a spleud'd inM
tlon to the Clexelund club, Uesi
Ileldluu his position faultless,x h'
noil; with (lie bet lu.s been both li'iil
and timely. 0
Your I'ncle Hubble Is sluyinu ih
praises of HI .Mpvs Tom (irllUlli i ml
Lee Mnuee theM days. All are h '
tluu and lleldlnu ufeat uiimes.
Maloue's tlmel.x bntllnu uml th,.
baselnu also coiuo In for a nice pu
from the robust person.
TO DROP BASEBALL
Hostou unlxerslty will not be
represented on the baseball dlu
laotiil this season, oxvluu to the
unsettled (oudltion of the nth
Idle pollc.x ut 1 1 in t Institution.
It Is considered possible that the.
sport tuny be peruiuuently dtop
ped. Ir. Allan Howe, formerly of
Tccluiolou.x, spoke for the mil
xerslt.x nthletlc council uml itul
ed thut Hack athletic as a ma
jor spmt, ami wrcstllnu, fenclliu
and swlmmlnu as minor spoits
were appioxed by that body.
BASEBALL IS HELPED
BY LONG DISTANCE
Adoption of Rule Was Life Saver
to Many Noted Players.
When Ten Feet Was Tacked Onto
Distance of Pitcher From Plate
Many Veterans Took on New
Lease of Life In Qame.
The Icuutlieiiluu of the pltchlnu dis
tance In lblK'l was ii life saxcr to ninny
plnjers xvlm are now famous lu the
uiilmls of baseball blstoi.v. To the
xeteran pla.xers It ineiint u new lense,
for many of the famous hitters were
Kcttlnp lumentubl.x weak xvlth the
stick. To the .xouiiKsterx Just break
luu lu it meant nnotlier trial. Huuh
Jenulnus would linxe never been
known to the uuiuu today but for thu
sipielchliiK f the uiowlnu domlcauco
of thu lauler. Possibly the familiar
"E-Y'ili" of this seal let-plumed sou of
Urln would uexer have been heiirtl
throuuluiut the laud, for Huuhey was
about ready to pilt, so dlscouruccd
was he xvlth the way he wus hitting
ami Jenulnus wus not the only one
who stood on thu rnuued educ of noth-
ItiU. Hilly Keeler, Jesse Hurkett, John
McUruxv, .In key Heckley were helped
alonu by the handicap placed upon
the festlxe hurler and stepped Into
the ,;kh) class when the addltlomil 10
foot xxas tacked on the distance hi
txveen these txvo plates.
Lluliteen hundred ami ninety-two
wus the last season thu hurler had tlio
CO-fuot dlstiincu to work from ami
It was tire first season of the auuilcu
mntlon of thu National leaumt and the
American association, which xviih
formed Into one ll!-cluli circuit so all
the best batsmen were bunched under
one head. When the battliiu nveriiKes
xvero totaled up at the end of that
season the mimes of only 1- batsmen
xvero found In the .IKK) list. Such
star batsmen ami formerly consistent
.1100 hitters as Anson, Jim O'Hourke,
Pete Hiownlnu, Houer Connor, Jimmy
Hyau ami (leorue Van Haltren slipped
beloxv the .!IOO mark. The foxy hurler
surely held Hie whip hand over the
lusty sluuuer mid kept uettlnu better.
Such chiss.x pltcheis as Husle, Cy
YoiiitK, Frank Klllen, "DuinplluKs"
jrcMiihou. IMwnrd Stein. "Kid" Oleic
ton, Chutles (K.) Nlcids, Trunk
Dw.xer, (Jus We.xhliiu and the ureat
Hrelteusteiu were lu their ulory and
unlnu like wlldflre.
Imaulno Walter Johnson or Orovor
AleMiudor shootluu them over from n
fifMoot distance. Under those condi
tions today the .HOO-hltter would be
come extinct, would wither trom thu
Intid, the ,200 class would be the se
If thu f0-foot distance xvero auntu
the proper thins It would take years
for tlie batsmen to uct used to It, Just
us It took the pitchers years to master
the lengthened distance, but it took
a new generation of hurlers to do It.
MAHAN DIRECTING IN FRANCE
Former Harvard Athlete Assisting
Director Hart Teach Art of
Daseball at Toul.
E. W. Malum, former Harvard var
Rtty football, baseball ami track ath
lete, now a lloutennnt in the United
Stntes marine corps, is assistant nth-
E. W. Mahan.
letlc director for the United Stntes
nrmy ut Toul, Franco. R J. Hurt, tho
former Princeton x-nrslty football cap
tain nnd stnr, Is the director, Tlicy
are now busy dliectlu;; and plujlu
r' " '1 I
fj" ? I
CONNECTS FRANCE AND SPAIN
Tunnel Recently Completed Does Away
With Necessity of Crossing Pyr-
enees Mountain Peaks.
"There me no more Pyrenees" xvnn
once an expiesslon of liluh political
slunlllciince In lYnnee. It Is noxv a
Utility, because while all Ktirope xvns
Inxolxed lu the stmuule to crush mil
itarism, the enulneers kept blustlnR
away at the bean of the inouiitalns
dlxldlnu l'liime and Spain and have
constructed a tunnel that obviates the
necessity of cllnibliij: i,."00 foot of
mountain peaks befoie crosslnu tho
botimliiry. A railway has been Install
ed In this tunnel which connects PuIr
ccrdn, Spain, with Ax, France. These
two towns nre -0 miles opart, but the
railway Is not that lonu.
Hy not Itnpossllile uindes, It lends
from the lower lex els of tlie pass from
Prmliw, France, lo the upper valley
of the Arleue. near xxhete Pttlucerdii
Is situated. It also k'ocs down to the
viiIIpj of the uieat Hlver F.luo, nlotiK
which runs n sj stein of railways and
canals, miiklnu excellent connections
xvlth Snrau'isMi and many smaller
places in the heart of Spain, uml xvlth
the Mediterranean poit of Hurcelona,
Heretofore tourists from the Medi
terranean leulon of France huvu had
to use a carrlaueway thrnuch the puss
from Prades, where the rnllxvny from
Perplunan ends, to Pulucerdti, but the
Journey from the valley of tho Arleen
rlxrr xxas not so easy.
LITTLE LESSON FOR AGENT
Speaking of Etiquette Reminded Serv
ant Girl of a Few Ideas She
Had In Mind.
"Madam,' she beunn, ns the door
opened. "I am selllnu a nexv book on
'Hthpiette and riepoitment.' "
"Ob, xou uu?" xhe responded. "Oo
down then and clean the mud fiom
"Yev'iu. As I was sa.xlnjr, mtulnm,
I am sell"
"Take off .xonr hat I Never address
n stianue lady at her door without re
moviliu jour lint." ,
"Ye.s'ni. Now, then, ns I xxas say
luu" "Take .xottr bund out of your pock
t. No uentlenum ever carries his
"Yes'm. Noxx, ntiidam, this xvork on
"Thrnxv uway our pipe. If a con
tlvjnun uses tobacco he Ik careful not
to dlsuiiHt others by the habit.
"Walt. Put Hint dirty handkerchief
out of sluht ami use less urouso on
your hair In the future. Noxv you
look ii bit decent. You have a book
on 'Hthptette and Deportment.' Very
well, I don't want It. I am only tho
servant ulil. Oo up the steps to the
front door and talk with thu Indy of
the bouse. She culled inn u doxvn
rluht, no-doubt-abimt-lt Idiot this morn
luu. am) 1 think the book you're sell
lilt; Is Just what she require."
One by One They. Go.
Another of Nexv Yotk's famous res
taurants will put up Its shutters nnd
uo out of business the end of this
month. It Is Mntupilu's restaurant, for
txvo decades one of the best known
eatlnu places lu the old Tenderloin
district. "Mon dleii," sadly remnrked
the proprietor yesterday; "life Is Just
one d d funeral announcement
after another." Tho plcturesquo old
wooden structure on Sixth avenue,
near Txventy-elulilh street, which In
one of New Yoik's oldest luntlmnrks,
xxlll be rueil for u sk.x sera pur. It xvbh
built uioie than one hundred years aco
by Isaac Varlan and stood lu tho cen
ter of Varlan faun, whoso rambllnu
Holds ami pastilles stretched xvest to
the ilxer and to tlie east as far ns I.ex
Inuton uxentie. Through this pastoral
lumlM'ape w'oanil a couple of cow
paths. These paths are there yet. One
is known us Broadway ami the other
us Sixth axeiiue. When Isaac Varlan
died the faun was sold. A public road
wus cut throuuh the place nnd It
passed dliectly lu front of the old
house. A line of stuuo coaches opprat
oil oxer this mail, and what Is noxv
Mouqiilu's restauiant used to bo the
tlr.st stop nfter lenvluu Howling Oreen.
The piodiictlon of timustcu ores lu
the United Stales In WIS, according to
prelltulnui.x statistics collected by
Frank L. Ile-s of tho geological sur
vey, wus cipilxulcut to .",0(1." net tons
of concent i, ite-, curr.xlnu 0 per cent
tungsten tilolde, of which 5,015 tons,
valued at S5.1 ."0,500, were marketed or
consumed hj tlie pioducors, nnd 50
tons were repnitcd us left on luiriil nt
tho mines December .11. Tho output
xxas less than that of thu txvo previous
jour WW. with 5,1)2.1 tons, valued nt
$12,07.",-100, and W17, xvlth 0,1-11 tons,
valued ul S(l,7S.'l,-100. The production
In W17 wus the largest mndo by any
countr.x, although It was much smaller
than the combined output of tho Brit
Find Shells In English Gardens.
Talking of raids, tho tusk of tho sub
uibnn gut doner Is likely to provhlo a
little .supplementary excitement during
tho next fexx seasons, Whllo digging
lu his gulden tlie other day a resi
dent of Manor Paik unearthed a load
ed shell. Dm lug 1017 and tho first
foxv months of last year an enormous
ipiuntlt. of ammimltlon was tired by
tho bin luge guns Iji the Loudon dis
trict. An iinceriuln proportion of this
consisted of "duds," which, when they
did no mutorlal damage, weio burled
a few feet In tho earth. It Is a crop
which xxlll need cnteful hnrvestlug.
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