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THURSDAY, AtRlL 14,
IFF TILES IS
Another Great Year of Baseball
Officially Open Thursday.
BY C E. VAN LOAN.
New York," April .13. "Now is th&
winter of our discontent " who
would have thought that JB. Shake
speare "was a baseball bug? Yet that
line goes straight to the hearts of the
fans the country over.
Sold weather isn't so bad. Snow
is no calamity. Zero weather puts life
intcthe Mood. The only" thing about
winter which may not suit the ma
jority is.that it stops .the baseball
games. In every town In the country
rthere are people who never get
enough baseball; people who could
spend every afternoon of their lives
watching-' two well matched teams
fighting for runs.
And all this preamble and this
loose talk to lead up to the state
ment that the big league seasons
begin Thursday and soon the two
major "pennant races will be on full
Prepare "yourselves for the fine
line of talk which will 'be handed out
by the team managers' who happen to
get away badly in the scramble for
the bunting. You will learn all about
tho cripples on the team and, th6
pitchers who worked iitoo hard in
"spring training, and the bush league
demons -who broke all the fences in
Texas and can't break an egg north
of Mason and" Wxdn's line.
And of course some of the um
pires Tvill be good, and some of them
will be good and rotten ,and they
should be lynched and Ban Johnson
oughtn't to stand for it, etc., etc.
But gd backin your memory and
same the umpires who have been
murdered on the diamond and you
will readily see that there Is no real
cause for alarm. "The accident insur
ance man Is. perfectly safe in taking
an umpire for a risk, and so is tho life
Baseball is a national institution.
It's about "the only sporting game
we have left in which the people have
absolute confidence. It's almostthe
only game which the betting has not1
spoiled. It is the only professional
game in tlie world where the players
hired men, every one of 'em play
with the spirit and the snap and the
dash of amateurs who really WANT
TO WIN. ,When baseball takes on
the taint or .the gambler's money, its
jfoys will be' numbered, but the game
Has come out clean so far and long
nj: it continue in -the same way.
Baseball is a national benefaction.
, It takes a .lot of men out of- their
offices these- stuffy afternoons and
"makes them breathe fresh air and get
a little healthy exercise for their
Vocal cords. A man "was meant to
'yell once in a while. He was meant
to jump up and down and bang his
"neighbor's straw hat down over his
AH Hats off to Vlcary's
ears and let out a few healthy senti
ments when the umpire poor, blind
old man misses that third strike by
a mile and calls it a ball when every
man with eyes in his head knows the
batter is OUT.
Since men will NOT take exercise,
being too lazy to chase a golf ball
over the hills or too fat to play ten
nis or too gouty to follow a bird dog"
over the fields, we must have some
thing like baseball to get 'em out
into the fresh air. These pennant
races have added thousands and
thousands of years to the- lives of the
men who sit on the bleachers, and
incidentally thousands and thousands
of dollars to the owners of the clubs.
It is about time for the blow-off.
Hughey Jennings and his wild-cats
have nailed the American league pen
nant three times in a row and if they
get it again this year they will make
baseball history. The Cubs had their
chance last year to win a fourth pen
nant in a row and they fell. Since
there have been big league pennants
no team has been able to do better
than three in a row and this season
Detroit has a chance to do something
which no other team has ever done.
The odds are against Jennings out
fit It hasn't been luck "that has" kept
the teams of the past from winning
four times, as much as the gradual
disintegration of the fighting ma
chine, the wearing out of a few cogs
here and there. It Is hard to keep
fifteen or twenty men at the top of
their physical prime for four years
in a row and when a team begins to
weaken, it begins to lose games and
the other fellows slam away relent
lessly at that weak spot It is about
time for some of the stars of the
Tiger lineup to show signs ofc the
wear and tear of the last five or six
Pennants, like poker chips, have no
home. It would be a good thing for
the sport if some town iwhich has
loyally been supporting a second di
vision team for years could come
through with a winner this season.
It would destroy the idea that any
one club has the pennant patented.
Now how would it seem to have old
Brooklyn come back to life and win
the bunting in the National --and see
Washington beat out the Tigers and
the Sox and the Blues for the Ameri
can league pennant? Oh, all right!
Laugh if you want" to. Stranger
things have -happened maybe.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR LADIES.
The management -of the fight pic
tures, showing the actions of Cham
pion Ad Wolgast and JBattling Nelson
during their struggle for the light
weight championship, announced
Wednesday that every attention will
be given for the accommodation of
ladles during the.,two performances to
be given at the Auditorium Friday
and Saturday nights.
Big attendances are looked for.
The pictures are shown on the long
est film ever brought to this city, in
asmuch as the battle went over forty
rounds before Wolgast was declared
a winner by Referee Smith oh Wash
UNTIL NEXT WEEK
Representatives of the golf clubs
of Canton, Mansfield, Zanesville and
Akron will not meet in this ctyyV
Thursday, as was the original inten
tion. James F. Clark, of Canton, who will I
represent the Lakeside club at the
sessions, stated Wednesday that he
had received a telegram from E. H.
Anderson, of Zanesville, canceling the
meeting. It will be held some time
next week in this city. No explana
tion for the cancellation was given in
the telegram, but a letter will fol
low. PLAYERS USE SYSTEM
Have you ever watched the hands
of ball players when they are -working?
Close observation teaches a los
son. It teaches one how not to have
Your natural born player goes 'af
ter every ball in the easiest possible
way, holding his hands so the ball will
find its way into the glove without
any of the fingers coming in contact
with the ball.
Only the tyro holds his hands so
tho fine-era nolnt towards the ball.
In catching a ball above the waist 1
with both hands, the player holds his
hands in such a position that the
thumbs are together the outside or lit
tle finger side of the hands, separa
ted, forming a cup, into which the
ball goes. The only finger which is
in danger is the small finger of the
ungloved hand, and the -player pro
tects this by taking the weight of the
ball upon his gloved hand, using thq
ungloved hand to close over the ball
at it lodges in the cup.
Catching a ball below the waist
line, the player reverses the position
of his hands, by holding the little
fingers together and opening the
thumb siue of the 'hands to form the
LINE-UP CHANGED. ,-
The game to be played Thursday
night at the Y. M". C. A. between the
girls of the local Y. W. C. A. and the
Mass'llon organization will be Inter
esting to witness. i
The local team has changed its
line-up slightly and will play as fol
lows: Marie Homan, center; Iva
Gockley, right guard; Florence Willa
man, left guard; Hazel Randall, right
forward; Dean Peters, left forward.
The substitutes are E Spindler and
ASHTABULA The Ashtabula coun
ty Democratic convention endorsed
Harmon for another term as governor
and or president Judge Charles.
Grant of Akron was endorsed for con
gress. Dr. I. H. Pardee of Ashtabula
WHERE MAJORS P'
Cleveland Naps vs. De
St. Louis Browns vs.
Philadelohla Athletics , Js.
Boston Red Sox vs.. (New
'New York Giants vsSoston
-Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati
Pittsburg Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals at St. Louis.
.Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers
WIN OR LOSE JACK
WILL GET COltf
Jack Johnson needn't worry ahqut
his grub ' for a few weeks . at least
after his' meeting with Jim Jeffries on
July 4 at .EmerysvUle, Cal. William
Hammerstein has completed arrange
ments by which Johnson will make
his first appearance after the fight on
tbp stage of Hammerstein's Victoria
heater, in New York. Johnson is to
leave -San Francisco the morning
after the fight, and is booked to ap
pear in New York on Monday, July
11, no matter whether he wins, loses
or 'draws. He is to be paid $2,500 for
jVonoer if Bill Hammerstein has se
cured a sub to appear in Mtstah
Jack's place in case, that gentleman
should be unable to travel. Take my
tip, Bill. Have another act ready to
slip' on, if Johnson can't show "tip.
That there Mistah Jeff, he's a ,bad
,bad smasher when he gets to work.
VERDICT IN CARMACK CASE.
Nashville, Tenn., April v13. The
Tennessee supreme court today deliv
ered its opinion in the case of Dun
can; B. and Robin Cooper, charged
with the murder of United States
Senator Edward Carmack. The Coop
ers w3re convicted in the Davidson
county criminal- court and sentenced
to twenty years in the penitentiary.
Ths supreme court affirmed the sen
tence as to the defendant, Duncan B.
Copper, but reversed it as to Robin
Darling," he said, "you" are tne on
ly -woman J ever loved. I swear it!"
"George," she rejoined, "you talk
like ,an arctic explorer." Chicago
PA1NESVILLE C. J. Flaccus" of the
C. L.Flaccus Glass company of Pitts
burg located the site, for the first test
rait well to be sunk for the new mil-.ion-dollar
'soda ash plant. H
ORM ON OPENING DAY.
Tigers at Detroit.
fiicago Sox at Chicago.
Senators at Washington.
York Yanks at New York.
Doves at Boston.
Reds at Cincinnati.
vs. Phillies at Philadelphia.
COACH HAZELET CUTS
The class teams of the high school
will play another round of games be
fore the representative team is picked.
The schedule follows: Monday, April
18, Seniors vs. Sophomores; Wednes
day, April 20, Juniors ts. Freshmen;
Friday, ARril 22, Freshmen vs. Soph
omores: ' Monday, April 25, Seniors
vs. Juniors; Monday, May 2, Juniors
vs. Sophomores; Monday, May 9,
Freshmen, vs. Sophomores.
Coach Harry Hazelett has cut the
squad to twenty-five men. The class
games are spread over several weeks
in order that the members of the
team may indulge in a few games.
From the following squad the .Can
ton high school baseball team will be
picked: -Merle Stambaugh, Tom Mc
Coy, Milton Lefkovits, James Bliss,
Fred Eicher. Harry Renz, Carl Lash,
Harold Shade, Charles 'Amendt, Lew
is Bonar, Paul Davis, William Sny
der, Charles Johnson, Paul Gauchat,
Clifford Scbnake, Clarence Lefkovits,
James Aungst, Clement Flickinger.
Paul Walter, Albert Fiala, Howard
Wilson. Clyde Hoffman and Arthur
EUSTACE COLLECTS A
-ilanager Frank Eustace, the man,
who will pilot Youngstown's team in
the O. & P. league this summer, ar
rived in Youngstown Saturday night.
During all of Sunday ball players were
arriving In Y.oungstow;n. Yesterday
practically every one of the big bunch
the Youngstown magnates have'signed
up will be on hand. Manager Eustace
will start for Columbiana today with
the first squad of candidates.
In the bunch are some fine looking
athletes and the new. manager will at
least have a promising looking bunch
of material with which to whip a first
division team into shape. The men
were put up here at the Colonial.
Eustace is a quiet and unassuming
person and is not given to saying what
he will do with the team. He did say,
however, that he would, give the city
and the local owners his very best
efforts and that unless he was much
disappointed, his team would be either
there br thereabouts during the chase
for the pennant
--. rrTri1HTTf::!::g:-:: ''-''f"'iuliu Blue law legislation
7trfT!?!r?in55l0 many ques-fTwhich is interesting lawmakers I
SHORT FIELD VACAN
CIES ARE NUMEROUS
Of the nine men played in the
shortstop position last ,v.ear but four
of them are really cvtu-n of being in
the O. and P. league the coming sea
son. One of these, Volk of the Akron
team, is an uncertain quantity because
he is supposed to be holding out with
the other plaveis of last year's team,
with the further possibility that he
will be supplanted finally by a man
from the Columbus team.
The other three men are reasonably
sure of remaining in charge of their
positions. Managers Barton and Brod
erick, who are to pilot the New Castle
and Erie teams, can be counted upon.
They were and should again be among
the leaders in their infield jobs.
Singleton at McKeesport is .also pretty
certain of staying on, as he was one
of the men purchased by Squire Mans
field at the close of last season when
Steubenville decided not to re-enter
Getz went to Boston, where he is
niaking good nicely this year. Cap
tain Sheehan, who managed and cap
tained the Youngstown team in turn,
will not be back, he having returned
to the Central league, where he used
to be a star in the old days.
Regan of the Potters went south,
where he will likely play again. It is
generally conceded that in many re
spects he was the best of all of the
others mentioned, b.tt nis erratic
work on the whole detuned fi i the
sensational plays which, ho was ac
customed to performifli t is.
Lewis, though he pUyea fa but 31
games, had the distinction cf being
the best fielder. However Broder
Ick was the real leader, he having
been in 116 games.
The shortstops made a total of 366
errors last year. Of this number Re
gan of the Potters had 84, almost one
fourth of the entire number made.
The short position will be given
added distinction this year when Man
ager Eustace jumps onto the arena
in the same part of the infield.
TO ELIMINATE CROSSINGS.
Columbus, O., April 13. The house
Wednesday passed the bill' of Repre
sentative Swan of Preble county, pro
viding for the elimination and con
solidation of highway crossings of
steam railways. Crossings in citie3
and incorporated towns are excluded.
The expense is to be borne one
fourth by the county and three-fourths
by the railroad company. The pow-r
of ordering the elimination and con
solidation is placed in the railroad
THINKS MOTHER LIVING.
Chicago, April 13. Mrs. Florence
May-brick .today scouted the reports
that her mother, Baroness de Roques,
klled in want in Paris.
Mrs. Maybrick is not yet convinced
that her mother Is dead, and has
cabled Consul General Mason at Paris
for a confirmation of the newspaper
STEUBENVILLE William Harris,
Hiirtv.fnm- vpnra old. a coal miner
"""' " .- ' - . .
i & aawu
TO STOP IT
Albany, N. Y., April 13 Bribe-givers
are rushing to the capitol. Men who
in the past were prominent in shap
ing legislation are frantically endeav
oring to stave off a real legislative in
vestigation. It will "ruin the party,"
declare they, begging their friends in
the legislature to emasculate the in
vestigation resolutions now being con
sidered by the senate finance com
mittee. Meanwhile the strongest boom has
been started for Governor Hughes to
succeed the late Justice Brewer on
the supreme bench. If these men can
have their way Hughes will go to the
supreme court His friends declare
the suggestion is to get him out of
the way so Horace White, now lieu
tenant governor, can take his place.
YOUNGSTOWN Andrew Sherasky,
a rigger at the plant of the Youngs
town Sheet and Tube company, was
rerhaps fatally injured when he was
squeezed between a roll and the hous
ing. $100 REWARD, $100.
The readers ot this paper will he pleas
ed to learn that there is at least one
dreaded disease that science has been
able to cure in all its stages, and th,c is
Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is the on
ly positive cure now known to the med
ical fraternity. Catarrh being a consti
tutional disease, requires a constitutional
treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken
Internally., acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of tho disease, and
giving the patient strength by building
up the constitution and assisting nature
la doing its work. The proprietors have
so much faith in its curative powers
that they offer One Hundred Dollars for
any case that It falls to cure. Send for
list of testimonials. Address
P. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo. O.
Sold by a'l Druggist". 73c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipa
tion. BUYING PRICES.
Canton, O., April 13, 1910.
(Furnished by Unas. Keam. Grocer.)
Butter country, SOc; creamery,
Eggs, per dozen v-VVj"JI2
Chickens, live young, lac old, 15o
Potatoes, per bushel .- j
Dry onions, per bushel .3
Eggs, per. dozen
Butter ..........country, 3oc; creamery SSo
Apples, per peck 106!
Flour, winter. V bbl iVSySm
Flour, spring, M bbl SLSOaM
Cabbage, per head &WO
T.Attupp npr 1h. ..........-'oa
Head lettuce, per lb o
Celery bunch, 1015o
Carrots, per , peck ;fZ
Sweet potatoes, per ii peck 101?
Turnips, per J,4 peck VJi.'-nS
Radishes ..3 bunches. 10c
Gretn onions 3 bunche3 5o
Dandelion '-1 "ivJS
Tomatoes, per pound ii
Rhubarb, per pound -i!i
r?,iAiirKrc pflph ..................... oJ
Strawberries, 2 boxes C
(Furnished by tho Tabla Meat Market -V,
Cattle, dressed :;H5S?
Hogs, drolssed i-SSi
Yearling lambs v&S
Ham. per pound zK
RsiMin. ner DOund i-0
c.l a.4 lne vOf rift'inr?
Lard, per pound 16?il&I?
Veal, per pouna ,
Chickens, per pound, -
I .v., . tt, 1U.rr"?
Baled hay, 'per ton (.
Baled straw, per ton...
Corn, ear, per bushel
I U11I, .uW ,.-..... - .
lirh.nt mAi. Vil.-ZllfM .....fl
Cracked corn, per ftwu ..wl
Ojster shell, per cm
T7....A TrHtitOT- VlfJlTl TlAr tnn
WIntuF toTiHa Tnffic npi- tnn ...,y330?
Pure corn and oats chop, per ton....?33.tf'
T,t.,-a rrtTi nnrl nnt! npr nwt ......
nll 'Process 611 meal. Der cwt $2.0tl
Timothy hay, per cwt.... v,-S2
Timothy hay. per ton. $18r
Oats, single- bushel J0
UalS, iU DUSUCl JU "'"A'm,'nNr
Fancy clover seed riS"'""
Fancy alsiks Jf"5
Fancy timothy seed ....Ji'
(Furnished by Local Markets.)
Chickens, dressed .22c: young, jio
Ducks, dressed -
Geese, dressed..., g
Turkeys, dressed "
FAP.HYARD AXD DAIRY
Clet-eland, O.. April 13 Wl"
Butter Creamery, ctra, 33'933HC
print". SUJf. firsts. Mtfciie. - ""
S-OSte; fancy ii.it y, ZT.i... vr-eil
tnw JTM.-f-ae. pioces-5, rs, .i- -- v
nrl.lts If Vt"T.- TLaCKJ'S. ilWi'lC. I ' '
teunc, extra, -.'-c; nr'- pc
. ...., . ,
Cheese Full cream. tanc York state.
1S1S"-c; choice. 1717c; Ohio f"1
cream. W&IV&:. Swiss. No. 1. 2021c.
No. 2. lbtflSc: brick cheese. UgJltta; Ito-
Eggs Current recelpts,22c
Poultry, alUe-Chlckens. lf20c
CLEVELAND LIV ESTOCK.
Cleveland, April 13. Hogs Re
ceipts, 1,000; mediums, mixed and
yorkers, ?t0.30 to 510.33; heavy,
?10.15; pigs and lights, $10.50.
Cattle Receipts, five cars? steady.
Lambs Receipts, Ten cars; $9.00
Calves Receipts, 200; 58.75 top.
CHICAGO LIVE STOCK.
Chlcngo, April 13. Cattle 14,000;i
steady. Beeves $5.558.55; TexaS
54.S0l.35; western $5.C06.85: stock
ers and feeders 53.856.4o; cows and
heifers 52.757.10; calves 57.008.0O,
Hogs 18,000; lQ15c lower. LighlJ
9.8Q1QJL57 mixed SlJtglO.lO; heavy
$9.8510.15; rough 9.8X.95; plg4
Sheep 14,000; weak. Native HSSffJs
8.25; western 54.758.25; lambs, nw
tive ?7.759.75; western $S.00S.7o. ,
Chicago, April 13. Wheat opener!
c lower to c higher for July; q
up for May. Active buying Tor Juljj
strengthened that future.
Sorn A shade easier; trade notj
Oats Firmer on scattered commls
Provisions Lower all around
PITTSBURG- LIVE STOCK.
Pittsburg, Pa., April 13. Cattle-
Supply light; market steady.
Hogs Receipts six double decksa
market 15c lower Heavies, mediuml
and yorkers S10.7010.75; pigs $10.85,
Sheep and lambs Receipts iair
market strong, j
TOLEDO GRAIN. I
Toledo, O., April 13. Wheat Ca3l
51.11; May $L11 1-4; July, ?1.04 3-4J
Corn Cash, 59 l-4c; May, 59 3-4cj
July, 62 l-2cr September, 63 3-ic.
Oats Cash, 44 l-4c; May, 44 l-3cj
July, 41 7-8c; September, 38 l-8c.
Rye No. 1, 79 l-2c; No. 2 79c; No,
rr FOR' EVERY"
at the, sign otthc-tTwp