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THE SCJIANTOET TRIBUNE FRIDAY MOttNTBTa, JUNE II, 1807.
BASE BALL GAMES
.Was Another Bad Day for ttie Vlslllag
Clubs.. , ,
Miners' lose at Rochester
Was tho Flrit Gnmo on tlio Trip In
Which They Mot a Deserved Detent.
I'rovltlonco Wat tho Only Visiting
Club to WinKcctinu Pitched n
Good Ciimo for tho Ilnrons Hut
lUnlnrkoy Old Hotter.
The champion Grays woro the only
team of the four weaiy and footsorn
. southern slubs to Ime a game yester
""ijay. .The rain rested long enough to
permit the playing of all the- games
scheduled, but no double bills were
risked. There Is no change In tho
standing of the clubs.
Rochester. 9 Scranton 6
Syracuse v 3 Wllkes-Uarre 1
Unflalij t.,r........, 4 Springfield 3
I'royldtnce, ...10 Toronto s
.. l'crccntago ltccord. -
p. u w. r.o.
Buffnlo 32 2.1 9 .71')
Syracuse ', 31 '" U 'i''
Rcrantoil 30 IS II .5.S3
Springfield 33 17 IS .i'13
Rochester 3t IS 18 .471
"Providence 31 15 19 .111
Toronto 35 14 21 .too
Wllkes-Barre 31 9 2J .E
BCHANTON AT ROCHESTER.
pnovmiajcc at Toronto.
Sl'IUNGFJEL, AT BUFFALO.
"WltiKES-BABRE AT SYRACUSE.
BUNCHED THEIR HITS.
Brownies Landed on Wellner in Two
Innings, and That's How They
Won the Game.
Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Rochester, June 10. Sandy Grlftln's
ex-Rochesters and those other players
who compose the present excellent
Scranton team were beaten at River
side park this afternoon through better
bunching hits in the second and fourth
innings and because Rochester landed
on the ball In those innings principally
for two baggers, a lilt, with a homo
run and a three bagger, and a few
singles as the exceptions.
The Scranton team was warmly wel
comed here because of Its ex-Brownies
who are playing as good games today
evidently as they did when they rep
resented the only real city in the cir
cuit. Pranky Boyd behind the bat and
Ollle Beard at short looked out of place
In Scranton uniforms at these points,
while Jack O'Brien In center field has
been away long enough to look at home
In the Miner's garb.
Boyd caught In fine style and made
It such a dangerous task to steal bases
that none of tho Brownies succeeded
In passing through the ordeal which
Frank Shannon tried but found
It so much of a task that no one else
tried seriously to solve it. O'Brien
purloined one on Frary, by the latter
hesitating before throwing, lie made
an excellent throw when he did send
the ball out, but O'Brien got between
the sphere and Frank Shannon.
Frary was as strong as i3oyd ever
was behind tho bat yesterday and
was good for n, two-bagger. Frary
played an exceptionally good ijamo and
Is fast getting fit.
MINERS' HITS SCATTERED.
Ollle Beard was fast and sure at
short except In a play In the sixth
when he dropped a ball Bonner sent
him to head off Daley. O'Brien sig
nalized his first time at bat by making
a two-bagger but was unable to Jlii'l
McFarlan after that. The Rochester
pitcher kept tho hits well spattered.
Rochester did no hlttlm except In the
seeond and fourth, but In thoso In
nings dealt mainly in two baggers and
that Is how Scranton came to be beat
en. The visitors scored In the opening In
ning on O'Brien's two bagger and
Meaney's" single, and In the third on
Wellner's single, one by Eagan,
'O'Brien's sacrifice and Beard's single.
Wellner and Eagan scoring. In the
fourth Bonner doubled, but would not
have scored had not Dooley thrown
wild to third to complete a double.
In the fifth O'Brien got first, stole
second, went to third on a very excus
able error of Mulvey's on Beard's hit,
and Meaney's single scored Jack. In
the seventh Meaney singled and was
followed up by one by Massey and
scored on one by Magulre.
The grounds were rather muddy and
slow on ground balls especially, but
Mulvey played a sensational third base,
his stops being electrifying, and his er
ror was decidedly excusable. Frankle
Shannon at short was In fine fettle and
the outfieldera swlfe and sure.
Magulre was the weakest point of the
Scranton team and tho outfield was
fast. ' KeefQ's umpiring was satisfac
tory. By Associated Press.
Rochester, N. V., Juno 10. The homo
team bunched hits In tho second and
J?urth ..Innings of today's game and tho
runs scored then gave them a lead which
Scranton could not overcome. Scranton
hit the ball often enough, but could not
bunch hits.- Score:
A.B. R, H. O. A. K.
F. Shannon, cs 0 12 4 0 0
Lynch, If 4 12 3 0 0
Shearon, rf G 1 1 1 0 0
Dooley, lb 1 4 1 2 10 0 1
D. Shannon, 2b 5 12 13 0
Rlchter. cf 2 1 1 1 0 0
Mulvey, 3b 4 2 2 2 4 1
Frary, o 5 0 1 0 1 0
MoFarland, p 3 110 3 0
Totals 38 8 II 27 11 2
A.B. R. II. O. A. V.
Eagan, If ,.6 12 110
O'llrien, cf 3 2 10 0 0
Beard, ss 5 0 1 5 3 1
Meaney, rf ,, ,..5 13 10 0
Massey, lb 5 0 1 10 1 0
Bonner, 2b 4 113 10
Magulre, 3b .... 4 0 12 3 1
Boyd, a ...4 0 0 6 2 0
Wellner, p ,...4 1 3 0 S 1
Totals 33 6 13 27 18 3
Rochester 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-9
Scranton 1 02110100-6
Earned rups Rochester, Si Scranton, 4.
"Two-iaso hits Fiary, Mutvey, Dooley,
CrBrk, Bonner, Eagan. Tllree-baae hits
RfiB. Home run Lynch, Sacrifice
liltrfcter, O'Brien. First base on balls
-Off Mflfcrland, 1; off Welncr, 6. Btoen
bises O'SLfn. First basis on errors
Scranton. "HIU by bltcbdr Wellner, 1,
Struck out By MoFarland, 1; by Well
ner, 3. Doi'ble plays Magutro to Massey;
Beard to Boners Massey to Bonner, Left
on basea Roc'ncstor,.10; Scranton, 8. Tlmo
1.D3. Umpire iceefe".
Bisons Woro Too Much Tor Wco
" ""'Willie JHnlns.
Buffalo-, 'Juno la Today's game- be
tween Buffalo and Springfield was ono of
tho best seen on the local grounds thliv
season. Both pitchers kept hits well scat
tered and the fielding was sharp. Tho
weather was chilly and the attendances
A.B. R. II. O. A. B.
Clymer, cf ..5 0 2 3 0 0
Grey, rf 4 12 2 10
Field, lb 4' 0 1 12 2 0
Wise, 2b 4 0 13 2 0
Oltboq, If ,....A 0 0 0 0 1
Qrcmlnger, 3b 4 2 2 1 0 0
Barry, ss ,i,..t 3 10 12 1
Urquhart, c ....,.. 4 0 2 4 10
Wadsworth, p 4 0 0 13 0
Totals 38 4 10 27 17 2
AB. R. II. O. A. E.
Fuller, PS 4 0 13 2 1
Green, If 4 12 4 0 0
Schemer, rf 4 0 13 0 0
Brouthers, lb 4 1 1 10 0 1
Smith, cf 2 1110 0
Gilbert, 3b 3 0 0 2 2 0
Duncan, c 3 0 110 0
Moore, 2b 2 0 0 0 3 0
Mains, p 4 0 0 0 3 2
Stratum 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals. 30 3 7 24 10 4
Batted for Moore In ninth Inning.
Buffalo 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 x 4..
Springfield 1 10 0 0 10 0 0-3
Earned runs Buffalo, 3; Springfield, 2.
Left on bases Buffalo, 9; Springfield, 7.
First base on balls Oft Wadsworth, 1.
Home run Green. Two-base hits Grey,
Brouthers. Sacrifice hits Urquhart, Ful
ler. Stolen bases Grey, Schofllor. Dou
ble prays Wise to Field. Hit-By Wads
worth, 2. Time 1.10. Umpire Gaffney.
Stnr mid Hnron Jngngo inn Pretty
Syracuse, N. Y June 10. It was a pitch
cis' battle between Keenan and 31a
larkey heio today and Malarkcy proved
Himself superior. Not a Wllkes-Barre
player reached second base until the
ninth, when Mclni key's own error com
bined with Goeckel's single, Uottenus be
ing hit by a batted ball and a long lly to
right field gave the Barons their single
A.B. R. II. O. A. E.
Eagan, 2b 3 0 0 2 3 0
Garry, cf 3 0 110 0
Hannon, If 4 112 0 0
Smith, 3b 4 0 0 3 0 0
Lezotte, rf 4 113 0 0
Karle, lb 4 0 18 10
Schli-beck, es 2 0 0 13 0
Ryan, c 3 0 0 5 0 0
Malarkey, p 3 0 2 10 1
Totals. 30 2 C ".'0 7 1
Bets out for Interference.
A.B. R. II. O. A. F..
Goeckel, lb 4 0
12 0 0
Bottenus.lt 3 0 0 0 0 0
Betts. rf 4 0 14 0 0
Odwell, 3b 4 0 10 10
Brott, cf 4 0 0 2 0 0
Dlggins, c 3 0 0 2 0 0
Shalto, 2b 2 0 0 15 2
McMahsn, ss 3 0 0 3 4 1
Keenan, p 3 10 0 3 0
Totals 30 1 4 21 13 3
Spracuso 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X 2
Wllkes-Barro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
Two-baso hits Lezotte. Stolen bases
Keenan. Doublo plays Earle to Schle
beck; Schlebeck, Eagan to Bearlc. First
base on balls Off Malarkey, 1; off Keen
an, 1. Hit by Itcher By Malarkey, 1, by
Keenan, 1. Struck" out By Malarkey, S;
by Keenan, 1. Left on bases Syracuse,
7; Wldkes-Barre, 3. Sacrifice hit Garry.
Time 1.30. Umpire Swartwood.
Cnnndinns Arc United in Their Jllnd
Toronto, June 10. Providence outbatted
and outfiel'Jed Toronto today and won
with comparative ease. There were near
ly 1,500 people present. Score:
A.B. R. H. O. A. E.
Weigand, 2b 5 3 2 15 1
Bassett, 3b 5 2 2 2 2 0
Knight, If 1 0 110 0
Drauby, lb 4 1 1 12 0 1
Cooney, ss 4 13 2 3 1
Lyons, cf 5 113 0 0
Murray, rf 5 12 2 0 0
Dixon, o G 112 0 0
Braun, p 4 0 12 2 0
Coogan, ss 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals. ' 41 10 11 27 12 3
A:B. R. II. O. A. E.
Lush, 2b 3 3 15 3 1
White, If 4 12 0 0 1
McGann, lb 3 12 9 0 0
MoIIale, cf 5 0 13 0 0
Casey, c 4 0 15 2 0
Smith, 3b 4 0 0 0 2 0
Freeman, rf 4 0 2 10 1
Wagner, ss 4 0 1 1 3,2
Williams, p 3 0 0 0 3 0
Baker, p 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 G 10 21 13 5
Providence 1 0 0 14 2 2 0 x 10
Toronto 2 00010200-5
Earned runs Providence, 4; Toronto, 1.
Two-baso hits Cooney, Murray, Freeman,
Mcllale, White. Home run Weigand.
Stolen bases Weigand, 2; McGann, Lush,
White, 2. Doublep lays Wagner to Lush
to McGann; Cooney to Weigand to
Drauby, 2. First base on balls By Braun,
3; by Williams, 2. Hit by pitcher Cooney,
White. strucK out My uraun, 2; by will
lam, 5. Passed bills Dixon, Casey. Left
on bases Providence, 11; Toronto, 6.
Sacrifice hits Knight, McGann. Time
2.03. Umpire Gruber.
Out of five games played yesterday
oply ono was won by a western club.
Brooklyn advances fiom seventh to
fifth place, ahead of Cleveland and
Baltimore.. 4 Cleveland 3
Philadelphia 7 Chicago 4
Chicago 10 Philadelphia 7
ISrooklyn 3 Pittsburg 3
Washington 0 St. Louis 3
Louisville at Boston, rain.
Cincinnati at New York, wet grounds.
P. L. W. P.C.
Baltlmoro ,,.. Si 27 9 .730
Boston , 37 23 12 .C7S
Cincinnati 37 24 13 .619
New YOTk 34 19 15 .559
Brooklyn 38 20 18 ,G2t
Cleveland 37 19 18 .5I4
Pittsburg 37 19 18 .511
Philadelphia 41 21 20 ,512
Louisville 37 17 20 .459
Chicago 39 15 21 .385
Washington 36 11 25 .30
St. Louis ,,.,, 41 8 33 .193
Cleveland nt Baltlmoro.
LoulsUllo nt Boston.
Pittsburg at Brooklyn.
Cincinnati at Now York.
Chicago at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Washington.
Baltlmoro. Juno 10. Cleveland narrowly
escaped a shut-out tcday at tho hands of
tho Champions. Tho game was tho finest
seen hero this season. Tho homo team
could mnko but five hits oft Young whllo
Pond kept tho visitor's hits scattered.
Lightning double plays were tho crown
ing features of tho game. Scores R.II.E.
Baltlmoro .1020 0 00 1 4 6 0
Cleveland 000000 00 22 9 1
Batteries Pond and Bowerman: Young
and O'Conor. Umpire McDonald.
Philadelphia, Juno 10. Philadelphia and
Chicago played a double-header this af
ternoon and honors woro even. The field
ing In both games was wrotched. In the
second game Chicago batted Johnson and
Flfield freely and tho Phillies did not
make up in bitting until tho ninth In
ning, when they got In three singles and
a double. Score:
First game R.II.E.
Chicago 1000 00 03 0-4 5 4
Philadelphia 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 - 7 11 4
Batteries Brlggs and Donohue; Taylor
and Clements. Umpire McDcrmott.
Second game R.H.E.
Chicago 302102 200-1013 1
Philadelphia 10 0 0 3 0 0 0 3-7 9 4
Batteries Callahan and Klttrldge; Fl
flefd, Johnson and McFarland. Umpire
Brooklyn, June 10. Tho Plttsburgs and
Brooklyn played a game In a drlzzlo at
Eastern park this afternoon. The grounds
wero In a poor shape, still tho teams
played a close and exciting game. Score:
Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 13 4 2
Pittsburg 0000 20 0 00-2 G 3
Batteries Kennedy and Grim; Ilawley
and 'Merrltt. Umpire Emslle.
Washington, Juno 10. Kissinger, and
Hart, who succeeded him In tho third In
ning, were easy for the Senators, six baso
hits being made oft each of them. King
pitched well with tho exception of the
sixth Inning, when two bases on balls
counted In the scores. Dougless" hand
was Injured In tho seventh and Murphy
went behind tho bat. Score: R.H.U.
Washington 0 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 9 12 3"
St. Louts 000003000-3 9 1
Batteries King and Magulro; Kissinger,
Hart, Murphy and Dougless. Umpire
Lancaster, Pa., June 10. Lancaster put
up a strong fielding game against Read
ing today and also out jetted the visitors,
wlnnlg -with comparative ease. Score:
Lancaster 0 4 2 0 0 10 0 1813 1
Reading 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10-310 3
Baterles West and Roth; Herndon and
Klnsella. Umpire Snyder.
iRlchrrond, Va., June 10. After having
had the gamo well In hand today, tho lo
cal team went to pieces and lost to tho
Athletics. Score: R.H.E.
Athletics 11000 4 06O-S 9 3
Richmond 0 10102010-5 12 4
Batteries Jordan and Fox; Lover and
Steelman. Umpire Betts.
Norfolk, Va., June 10. Hartford won
from Norfolk today In a pretty game In
which fast fielding and excellent pitching
wero features. Score: R.H.E.
Norfolk 0 000 00 00 11 8 1
Hartford 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 8 1
Batteries Clausen and Heydon; Bowen
and Roach. Umpire Weldman.
Newark, N. J Juno 10. Tho old time
rivalry was lentwed between tho locals
and Paterson teamo here today. Tho
home club made a grand stand finish and
all but pulled the game out of the fire
Score: ' R.n.B.
Newark 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 03 9 IS 5
Paterson 10 2 4 0 2 10 0-1015 0
Battorles Coogan, Johnstone and Roth
fuss; Sprogel. Jones and Westlake. Um
Is Billy Goeckel being knocked?
Here's what the Wllkes-Barre Times
says about it: "There are rumors In
base ball circles hereabout. The at
mosphere is thick with them. One Is
specially interesting. It Is to the effect
that several players have taken a dis
like to the genial Billy Goeckel. No one
can tell why Billy Is unpopular with
the other membeis of the team, but
such seems to be the fact. At least
rumor says so. They're knocking him
as the saying goes which Is under
standable English means that they, are
taking every opportunity to mrow ulna
down' in the eyes of Powell and the
managing directors. Some say It's be
cause Billy refuses to be tough; don't
like to sit In midnight pinochle games
and games that are not quite so inno
cent and harmless and In which the
'chips that pass In the night' cut a
somewhat observable figure; and that
he never irrigates to such an extent
as to awake in the morning with a
very nauseating dark brown taste In
his mouth. In other words they are
making faces at Billy because he Is
playing the game for all 'there Is In It,
and when his work Is done he gets
Into good society and participates In
pleasures that are ennobling; music
and conversation and all that which
elevates rather than degrades. Billy
Is a college boy and can hold his own
in tho best of society. He believes he
can be a ball player and at the same
time live as men should who desire
to associate with the better classes.
Others don't believe that way. This
difference of opinion has caused the
friction spoken of. And some one, or
two, or three, maybe more, are putting
Billy through a course of sprouts
some would call It discipline. Will
they whip him Into line? Not much!
He's too level-headed, and will be In
tho game and earning a good salary
when those who are trying to 'knock
him are walking ties and scanning the
horizon for something to do. The oth
ers better fall In.
A paragraph is contained In the
Wllkes-Barre Leader, President Bo
gert's paper, which sets at rest the
rumor that tho Wllkes-Barro franchlso
was to be sold to Hamilton, Ont. "Tho
rumor originated in the imagination
of some Buffalo newspaperman," says
the Leader. 'A possible transfer of tho
Wllkes-Barre team and franchlso to
Hamilton. Ont., has never evon been
consider by tho Wlllte-Brro. manage,
ment, and la not now under considera
tion. Tho only thing that could have
set such a rumor afloat Is tho fact that
the patronngo hero this year has been
light and It has been stated that unless
tho attendance Bhould improve the
team might havo to bo dispensed
Concernlns "Dick" Brown, tho ox
Baltimore farmer who was for two
years with Bcranton but who has been
sold to Cincinnati, tho Post of that
city comments on his first game as fol
lows: "Dickey" Brown's debut de
serves to be rated as a full-jew-but
deserves to be rated as a full-Jeweled,
stem-winding success, despite the
fact that It was attended by tho Reds'
first goose-egg rolling of the season.
With anything like proper support and
an even break at the Judicial end tho
Phillies would nlsohnvo all been pranc
ing around with Red-trimmed horso
collars on when the gamo ended, in
stead of gloating over the possession of
Meaney and "Wellner made about half
of the Scranton hits.
Morse will pitch today. If two games
are played Harper will pitch the sec
ond. The Wllkes-Barro shake-up didn't
bear any print yesterday but it began
In two years the St. Louis Browns
won four games from the Baltimore
Orioles. Three- of the four victories
wcio won on tho Baltimore grounds.
"What college ore you from, Fish
er?" asked a Minneapolis fan of the
clever Columbus pitcher. "Me? I'm
from the Keeley Institute," was tho
One victory out of six games on the
trip. If the Miners should win two to
day and three at Syracuse they would
have a percentage of only .545 since
they left home.
According to Pat Tebau, the Phillies
are run, or rather walked, on the
oatch-as-cntch can basis, and lire ut
terly bereft of consistent team work.
In this regard Pat's contemporary,
Hanlon, Is of tho same mind.
Wellner has pitched two winning
games out of five played. Morse leads
with seven out of ten. Glllon has won
four and lost three, and Harper h'as
won but three out of nine. Keep your
eye on the latter just the same.
George Smith, of Brooklyn, who laid
off last week on account of a pain In
his back, was not aware that one of his
ribs was broken until a doctor exam
ined him on Sunday. He will not be
able to play for ten days.
Moss, who was so weak a hitter with
Scranton and Syracuse In the Eastern
League that his place In the batting
order was at the foot, below even the
pitchers, has a showing on paper of a
batting average of .370 with the Paw
Jim Fields Is discouraged with Ills
lot In Buffalo over the way the boys
roast the home team and particularly
himself at times. It Is said he wants his
release. That's tho usual way on a
winning team. Many victories spoil the
cranks who are severe on the players
If they lose two games running.
Clymer, the center fielder of the Buf
falo team in the "Eastern league. Is
tipped ns a future member of top lof
tloal baseball society by Elton Cham
berlain. Elt says the major League
club that lands Clymer will make one
of the finds for next season. Cham
berlain prefers Clymer to the much
touted Gray. Washington Star.
CITIZENS' MATCH SHOT.
Riflemen of Company D Made tho
The "Citizens" match was shot yes
terday at the Dickson City range be
tween teams from Companies A. B. and
D. The shooting was extremely close
between A. and D. at 200 and 500
yards but at 600 Company D. finally
won the match. Tho scores were as
follows: !.,! 1 w
COMPANY D. ' ' UU2UJ"
200 500 COO Total.
Branda , 20 20 19 59
Crago ' 13 8 8 29
Williams 19 19 21 CO
Cleary 18 18 16 52
Glllman 21 23 17 CI
Safford 18 20 T5 K
Total 109 103 100 317
200 500 COO Total.
Peck 19 10 12 47
Dlmmlck 16 17 20 53
Gee 19 16 11 46
Robblns .....' IS 20 9 47
Derman 19 16 16 51
Johnson 21 20 13 51
Total 112 103 SI 293
200 500 COO Total.
Pruner , 14 21 10 45
Kelper, William It 5 5 21
Ketpcr, Jake 12 7 4 23
Faulknor 10 11 9 30
Scott 14 10 C 36
Kambeck 19, 18 15 hi
Total 83 78 49 210
OCTAGON WINS THE DERBY.
Scottish Chicituin, tho Fnvorlte,
Didn't Get n I'lnco.
New "York, June 10. There was a
heavy tiack at Gravesend today and
the showers which came occasionally,
fid not Improve 'the going. Tho at
tendance was fairly good, but not as
heavy as might have been looked for
on Derby day.
Tho chief event of the day was the
Brooklyn derby at a mile and a quar
ter, for threo-year-olds. Six went to
tho post, with Scottish Chieftain, win
ner of tho Belmont, as tho favorite.
Octagon, the second choice, won the
race, Buddha second, Don Deoro third.
I, Thomas Reed, challenge William
Thorpe, of Prlceburg, to a game of quoits
for $30 or upwards a side, the game to bo
played within a month. Conditions; 10
yards, 5-pound iron quoits, two 2-inch
pins, stiff sticking c)ay ends, pins not to
exceed one-half Inch across the top. Man
and money ready at M. J. O'Hara's Ma
chanlo's hotel, 411 Penn avenue; or, this
challenge may bo accepted through Tho
Tribune, I will agree upon The Tribune's
sporting editor for final stakeholder.
I also challenge 'Robert Gordon and will
give him 20 points, Gl up.
(Signed) Thomas Reod.
M. J. O'Hara offers to add J3 to a GO-cent
quoit handicap, 10 yards end other con
ditions as they apear In the foregoing
challenge to Thorpe; handicap to begin
June 20 at the Mechanic's hotel.
Sporting Editor of The Tribune: 1 will
give Robert Gard, of Green Ridge, 15 start
In a 61-polnt game, 5-pound quoits (two
ounces, under or over), 8',i Inches, pin 2
Inches out of clay, l1,; Inches over top,
ends to be 2 feet through 5-Inch clay. I
will play him for from (25 to $50 a side.
Homo to home game; first to bo played
t McLaughlin's hotel, Prlcoburg, Juno
19, at 1.S0 o'clock.
(Signed) William Thorpe.
IIITS.ALL THE PITCHERS.
Kcclor, of Ilnltlmoro, Never n Troy
for Cunning Twlrlcr.
McJamos, th crack twlrlor of thta
Senators, whoso drop ball 1 said by
leading batsmen to be tho hardest)
proposition they over tried to solve,
say Willie Xeoler, right fielder of tho
champion Baltlmoro team, Is tho most
Tho Most Sclentlflo Batsman In tho Busi
ness. pclentlfic batsman In the business. The
Washington pitcher says every bats
man has some vulnerable spot, some
weakness in going after an impossible
pitch, except Keeler. No ball fools
him. He faces all pitchers with the
same confidence and the same suc
cess He hits any ball, high or low,
fast or slow, In spite of the best ef
forts of tho best pitchers to beat him.
JOHN L. AFTER FITZ,
He Met Ibc Kangaroo In Buffalo, and
Produced $1,000 for a
Buffalo, N. Y June lO.-John I Sul
livan arrived In Buffalo this evening
In company with his backer, Frank B.
Dunn, of Boston, and Immediately
started on a hunt for Champion Bob
Fltzslmmons. The rival pugilists came
together at the Lyceum theater. Sul
livan wanted to talk fight right away,
but was prevailed on to wait until the
conclusion of the performance.
At 11 o'clock Sullivan, Fltzslmmons,
Dunn, Martin Julian and a host of
local sports met at the TIfft house.
Sullivan issued a formal challenge to
Fltzslmmons to fight for a finish for
the world's championship and a side
bet of $5,000. Dunn produced $1,000 to
bind the match.
Fltzslmmons at first declared that he
thought heTind earned a rest, and did
not Intend to fight again for nt least
a year, but on Sullivan urging him
strongly to arrange a match the cham
pion promised to take the matter Into
consideration and give Sullivan a def
inite answer shortly.
The meeting between the two fight
ers was quite friendly.
NEVER TOO OLD TO RIDE.
Wheeling Benefits Elderly Women ns
Welt ns tho Young.
Many women who have turned the
corner of thirty years conclude, un
thinkingly, . that they are too old to
learn ito rldo a bicycle. This Idea Is
without any foundation in fact, of
course. A woman who has learned to
properly ride a wheel that Is, who has
been taught to avoid some of the de
fects referred to above never looks
better than when spinning along
flushed with the exhilaration of de
lightful exercise. At such ttmes she
generally looks ten years younger than
her real age.
Many a man, and woman, too, has
HUE BY SCRANTON WORKMEN AND GUARANTEED
S. Q. BARKER & SON,
SALESROOM: Board of Tratla Building, Linden Street,
Our Hue of Bicycles, consisting of La
dies', Gentlemen's and Children's
Wheels, is the most complete line here
abouts, inasmuch as we are selling
agents for the following well-known
THE LACKAWANNA WHEEL CO.,
High Grade Bicycles
Lackawanna, - $100
Black Diamond, $50, $60, $75
Nickel-Plating and Enameling a specialty. Nothing but expert workmen at our factory
FACTORY! 1216 AND 1218 N. WASHINGTON AVE.
been astonished on coming closo to a
skirted rider to find her elderly, or oven
old, when at n short distance she ap
peared Inhernrly twenties. The 'oth
er evening a young man came out of
a residence on ono of tho avenues,
bringing with him a tandem. Ho was
followed by a well-preserved woman of
something over fifty, whlto haired, but
bright of complexion and clear of eye.
He addressed her as mother, and In a
moment or two they wero whirling
down tho avenue, ithe admired of all
who noticed them.
Whon the two came back in an hour
or so the elderly woman dismounted
with a sign of pleasurable fatigue. Tho
color In her cheeks was as pink In tone
as that of the girl who camo down the
steps to mit her, and no one would
have for a moment imogtned them to
be other than elstera Instead of mother
and daughter, but for tho fact that
the hair of ono was white, while the
other's was rich dark brown. If more
women would go out and ride bicycles,
and try to act younger, they would
feel younger, and look younger. .
Additional Sporting News will bo
found on Pago 3.
At greatly reduced prices to close out.
We have a great many Boys' Suits, ages 4 to
10 years, that have been selling all spring
for $4.00, $4.50 and $5. To clear our tables
quickly we offer them to you for
COLLINS & HACKETT,
220 Lackawanna Avenue.
Buys a Spalding Bicycle, Gent's 1896 riodel.
Buys a Lady's Spalding, i 896 Model. This is a strictly
high, grade $100 bicycle, as up-to-date as any high grade
wheel on the market. Don't waste your money on a cheap
wheel when you can get a Spalding at these prices. Call at
Bring along your cash and get a good Bicycle.
222 WYOMING AVENUE.
Co., 126 and 128
and the very best material used.
ROOMS, V1 LACKAWANNA AVE.
Bvery one warranted. Choice of any HO.0O
tiro. Choice four colors. Only a few loft
STORfflERS AT $60.00
Are beauties. Ono year guaranteo any tire
If yon want tho best that money will buy
Tho 'OLIVir dr "ORinNT" will surely fill
the bill nt
Second Hand Uloyclcfi
$2.50 to $60.00.
Base Ball Goods, Sweaters,
Fishing Tackle and Ammuni
tion at lowest prices.
324 SPRUCE STBEET.
BY A SCRANTON FIRM.
Court House Square.
We are the acknowledged leaders in this
difficult line of the business. The aver
age cyclist dislikes to have his wheel go
to the ordinary repair shop. He gen
erally gets it back with badly scratched
enamel, etc, Our shop is
NOT 1 ORDIH ONE. II'S H FIRST-GLASS SIP
Where work is done in a careful man
ner by experienced repairers.
REPAIR WORK A SPECIALTY.
s&sumj .. -gate.