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THE WINGED "O"
Manager Greenebaum Has Se
cured Good Players.
He Has Also Arranged a Series of
Games With Berkeley and
Stanford E ! evens.
Popt. SO^-Olympic vf. U. C Berkeley Campus
Oct. Olympic vs. Stanford — San Francisco
<Jot. 14— Olympic vs. U. C San Francisco
Oct. ll— Olyinpii; vs. Stanford . San Francisco
Nov. 4.— Olympic vs. IT. C San Francisco
Nov. 7— Olympic vs. Stanford Palo Alto
Nov. 11- Olympic vs. V. C San Ffnncisoo
Nov. IS -Olympic vs. Stanford . San Francisco
Manager ll S. Greenebaum of the winged
••O" has completed arrangements wit] the
Pine, aiul Gold and Cardinal teams for a
series of games during the football season.
As will be seen from the foregoing sched
ule, a majority of the contests will be
played in this city, and the followers of
tlie fascinating sport will have even,' op
portunity of judging the college teams up
to within a week of their annual contest.
The Olympic team will begin practice on
Monday evening next, and considering the
list of candidates for the team the college
athletes will have no easy time winning
victories The following well-known
heroes of the gridiron have affixed their
names to tlie list and will don football
*ults: Hobbs. Smith. Fickert, Krskine
sheeny, MeLaine. McNevin, Hamilton.
Atkinson Gaylord; Le Ballister. Cluni
T.'liu. Middleman, Keller. Monroe, Cotton
garter Snowden, Butz, Cartwright and
3 . K. Co<le.
As will be scon by the foregoing names,
Manager Oreenebaum will be "able to place
i formidable >• am li the field. i tobi has
played with the Olympics for the past
rour years as guard and has proved a
tower of strength in the line, ' Smith's
shoulder is in shape and he is certain to
>ut up pood football. The winged "< i's"
:stute manager Is to be congratulated
ipon securing Pickert. Stanford's captain
1896 is ranked as one of. the best guards
'ii the coast; and as he is a conscientious
ila-yer experts will surely witness high
iass work. "Dugey" Erskine and Jean
iheehy are ell known to the followers
if the me. Although Stewart Cotton
•x-eaptain of Stanford '97; is on the list
>f players, there is a doubt in the minds
if his friends whether he will again get
nto a football suit. A great deal of pres
sure has been brought to bear on the Car
iinal star fullback by Manager Greene
aum. and he confidently belie that
'otton will be seen mi he gridiron this
•cason in an Olympic suit. Cluni played
ullback on the lowa University team and
s highly recommended. Monroe played
>n the famous Butte team. He stands
! feet 1 inch and weighs 250 pounds. The
iv«rage weight of the team will probably
)•• IS3 pounds.
A training table will be immediately es=
ablished at the club and the members
>f the team will receive every attention
hiring th»> season. "Tommy" Code, the
i;trc]-\yorking quarter-back, has been
hoserl captain and he intends putting a
vir.ni.nß team into the field. The men will
:o to the Olympic outdoor grounds to-mor
ow morning at 11 o'clock for kicking and
ight practice. Manager Greenebaum will
ake the team to the riding academy daily
it 6 p. m.. and ■:•■:■: hour and a half
►r practice ha ■ th« sprint to the Olym
'ic Club for a swim and rub-down.
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Athletic Club Fails
PLACERVILI •-•■■: • . mond
•" ■ ■ ■ • -■• ■ [üba Incor-
Interior of the Sr.it. under
regufatlng prize fighting passed
at th( • lon of t))'- Legislature, dis
In rh.-> clii brooms
Hall. Th« had a
: until ' ' -■.-, lut
not make the sport financially buc
: - majority conclud
GREAT PACERS COMING
John R. Gentry, Patchen and Ana
conda to Race in This State.
I.OS A.NOEL,] - Sept. S.— Louis Thorn,
Pf-cretary of the Sixth District Agricul
tural Association, which controls the race
track here, telegraphed from New York
to-day that he ha.« secured the appearance
of thr^e noted horses— Joe I'ati h.-n. Ana
' ''conda and John R. Gentry— for the race
■ mot-t here from October 21 to 26. All three
will be entered in the great free-for-all
Ji bn i • • lampbell, Kings
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THE CALL'S RACING CHART.
SACRAMENTO RACETRACK— Fifth day of the meeting of the State
Fair Association. Friday. Sept. 8. Weather fine. Trackjast.
FIRST RACK— Pacing. 2:13 daps; mile heats, beet two In three; purse, $1000.
£ ffiSSlffi?^ Montecifo 1«..y. by Glenwood by Echo (Mencha . < : a ::. ! m Ir. I
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E^&ll • -^
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The hopples on Dlawood broke, causing him to collide with Don, unseating both drivers.
SECOND RACE-Trotting; special for traveling men; mile heats; purse, $150.
Farmer's Girl fBell) !.".'!!!!.'!.'.'!!.'!.'.'!.'!...'!!!! 2 3
Gumdrnp (Peterson) ■ 3 2
Klnney (l.'l»n) •• 4 4
lo^n, (Mccarty) •— — Timej^V:^.
~ ! . ." , _ u-ti.^ Starter— K. Havey.
Presiding Judge— J. VI. Wilson. _ '_
. THIRD RACE- Five furlongs; the Sunny Slope Stake: two-year-old fillies; value,
$.iio. ' : — — :
. — . — I ' : I Betting.
Inde_ n- v.-rv Vt^Um. 4m. *m. Str. Fin. Jockeys. lOP- 0-
index. Horse. Welght.tSt. Urn. 4m. Km. Str. Fin, j Jc^eys^ Op-^Cl.
— unf-i 1 24 ii 11 12 miorpe «-5 1-2
• ... Bee Bee '.. ? ... js ~ 48 2 1 2 4 .1 Ward 3-2 8-5
30 Mldity Jw 'B -• 35 3Hi 4 6 , ns E. Jones 3 5
•30 Flush of Gold 110 1 '•' 2 i, 21 3 1 46 Macklln ' 8 IS
...Flamote J * • •"-. 55 5 5 Morse 10 15
21 Enjoyment ir,-» 4 ••• _ ■ ■ —— ■
T__«-t;«; Fair start. Won nil out Winner, Burns & Waterhouse _ b. f.. by Imp.
Time— 1:02. Fair start. Won an out.
St. -Andrew-Free Low — -
'' FOURTH RACE-SevenluTlTngs; selling; three-year-olds; purse, ?300.
, \ , " "~j H-lting
_______ : ' j BetthS.
HorBe. weigh, ;st. Km. **>. — . Str. Fin. Jockey.. O,
index. Horse. Weight. St. 4m. 4m. *m. Str. Fin. [ Jockeys. Op. CI.
'— ... "," 9 9 124 11 1 14 12 Thorpe I 1 7-10
(34) Panamlnt ..". KJ ■ ** 2 321 38 23 Coburn 6 to
- 29 Petal M* if 32-36 2h 3 15 Mounce 1 1
31 Alarla «_ 3 \y £4 B „ 51 4 2 J.Ward IS 50
... Hat-tile '"■* « .' , ?. 6 ™ 6 53 Wlckline 20 50
28 Alturas J02| a i> i » J .; 42 . 44 6 Snider ! 6 15
\ :;;;;::::_ol j J_L__±i____j i-a - — ___^_____j_j__i5
Wato^pa. *™| _* " " ' '" '" """" ' ' ' ' ' " "
-^FHn7-l:g4. Good tart. Won easing up. Winner. Burns & Waterhouse's b. 0.. by
Fellowcharm-imp. Paloma. — ■■ ■
Bl_ turlonirs: «Uln«; three-year-olds and upward: purse. J230.
It^i^Irj^^^^^^^^^^^ and upward: purse' ?25°-
, : : — i : ~ " i Betting.
index. _<«•. Age. Weight.'st. 4m. M-L «m Str. Fin. Jockeys. Op. CI.
Index. Horse. Age. Weight. I St. Mm. 4m. %m. c"-
'ZZaZ 19 12 .. 14 lOolden j 2 3
" 1 , 7Z}r, ' Tl 1~2 ""T^ 14 IGolden 2 3
14 Airmsn. 4 109 1 ... If »* 2 ,.. bounce C 15
26 Stromo. 3 - 103 4 ... * * »?■ 3 14 Ruiz 8 10
33 balance, 5 109 I ... »* «* 4 4 J. Ward 8 8
• 24-Tenrlca. 4 K» » ... »> k * ... 63 Lloyd 1 7-10
25 Major Cook, a 114 7 ... <; - » - ... 61 Walsh ! 15 20
25 Smyle, 4....... ,2 _ ... 44 »i ... 72 W|ckllne I 6 10
... Jennie GIbb. 5 104- ... 4 4 4 4 ;!4 Coburn 4 5
26 Hhoera. 4... 99 8 ... 0 1 8 5 95 :Butler ! 8 15
* Colonel Dan, 5 "2 10 ... 10 9- •• Blair j .6 6
... Yaruba. 3 U»l < _••• < 4 1' _ _ ! ■
" T ;: ■ ii',. Good start, Won easily. Winner, Crane & Owens' b. g., by Captain Al-
I__a;. Intruder. . . . . .,....-,..
Exciting Tennis Matches at Del Monte
Close Finishes at Sacramento
Big Pacers Coming to California
Braley and Bell, Southern Califor
nia Players, Create Surprise
by Excellent Showing.
Prwla! Dispatch to Th» Call.
DEL MONTE., Cal., Sept. B.— Whitman
and Wright are the winners of the Pacific
Coast all-comers' doubles tournament,
i and as such will play the Hardy brothers
to-morrow afternoon for the champion
ship of the Pacific Coast. ■*"•
The Easterners engaged in two matches
to-day, in the morning: with .Braley and
Bell, champions of Southern California,
and in the afternoon with the Whitney
freres, winning both without much exten
sion or effort, although Braley and Bell
gave tin- Easterners the hardest battle
of the tournament. The first-class dou
bles teams of California are no longer
summed up in the names of Hardy and
Whitney; Braley and Bell Is the latest
addition, and it is a strong one.
Wherever you go on the Del Monte
grounds you strike some sort of a tennis
champion, even if it is of a village school.
There never was such a collection of
racket celebrities before. The day after
to-morrow it will be all over, and these
would-be champions will have lost the
denominations which carried them to Del
Monte to light with the men of the East.
The surprise of the day was the splen
did showing that Braley and Bell made.
This team came all the way from L,os
Angeles to wear out rubber soles on hard
asphalt in a vain light against Whitman
and Wright, but their work was easily
the best of the tournament. It was cer
tainly of a superior order when compared
with the playing of the doubles champions
of America, Ward and Davis. The first
sel played was won easily by the southern
team. Whitman and Wright secured but
The three sets following were won by
Whitman and Wright. 6—3. 6—l, G— 4. The
last set was not an easy one for them,
every point being contested and hard
fought. '- V
In the afternoon the largest crowd that
has yet gathered at the tournament filled
the stands and awaited the coining of the
four who were to play off the finals.
Whitman and Wright were first on the
scene of the racket struggle. George
Whitney was an Immediate follower, but
"Brother Bob" was late by some ten
minutes. The "clouting" he has received
during the last few days has left him
spiritless and he now thinks of taking
up golf or possibly croquet.
The first match of this contest was won
by Whitney and Whitney. "Brother Bob"
smiled and George pattered to the other
side of the net, happier than he has been
In four da vs. With a swish and bang
the terribles began their "clouting" again
and the Whitney treres were triturated
on the asphalt. Robert Whitney, with a
diabolic inspiration, thought it wise to
drive everything that came within his
rise. He wanted to be a "clouter." but
all that was accomplished by his swish
banging was a rent or two in the net and
removed sections of w<ie fence. Robert
X Whitney is now known as "Clouter 1-4
Socond." George Whitney played a steady
game, the best he has done since .the be
ginning of the tournament.
In the second set the Whitney? started
out well, winning the first two games.
The third game was taken by Whitman
and Wright, and they tied the score at
the end of the sixth game. Four gam'-s
were won by the local men in this set.
"Clouter the Second" had sided and
was feeling the ball. The third sot was
easy labor for the Easterners, the Whit
■ .'•-.> taking but a single game to con
sole them li v.< ■ contemplation of the
many ''clouts" received at the hands of
the visitors. The tournament ended with
a quadruplicate handshake Just as Pro
fessor Joseph Dailey announced the win
The ladies' championship singles tour
nament was to be played to-morrow
morning, but the only lady players on
th.> theater of action are Miss Bee Hooper
and Miss Button of Southern California.
\ handsome silver toilet set ornaments
the office hall at the hotel and will be an
easily won reward if the tournament is
played, as Miss Jones, the present cham
pion, Is in the far East.
To-morrow afternoon the Hardys will
meet Whitman and Wright for the cham
pionship of the Pacific Coast. There are
many tennis omniscients at Del Monte
who "are willing to wager cigarettes that
it will be a fizzle match.
The scores of to-day's play:
Braley an.l Bell beat Fatjo and Warburton.
6 3 82, — 2. Semi-finals— Whitman and
Wright beat Braley and Bell. 3— C, 6—3. 6—l,
6—4 Final?— Whitman and Wright beat Whit
ney' and Whitney. 6—2, 8- 4. 6-1.
Consolation doubles resulted as follows:
Cornell and Crowell beat McChenney and
Davis 6—4 6—l. McFariane and Stewart beat
Johnson and Arsuello, 6-3 .6-2. Hunt and
Beager beat Fatjo and Warburton. 3—6, b— i,
9—7. . _^^____
"We used to think men had to climb
to fame." "Don't they?" "No; Hc-bson
dived." "That's so." "And Funston
swam."— Chicago Record.
artlng .Tn.ise -Frank Covey.
THE SAN FKAXCISCO CALL, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1899.
HIT BY THE
In a Special Race at Sacramento
Fair Grounds the Drummers
Run in a Ringer.
Special Dispatch to The Call.
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 8.-A crowded
grand stand and a bustling, hustling
crowd in the hotting ring contributed to
making "Commercial Travelers' day" the
gala affair of the week. In the forenoon
at the park two nines, composed of
knights Of the grip, engaged in a game
of ' baseball, in which the Sacramento
team carried away the honors before an
audience composed largely of the fair
This afternoon they held a levee in the
betting ring and there got away with the
coin. The weather was sweltering hot,
which the harness brigade seemed to en
joy. Bee Bee and Panamint were the
only winning choices.
The Sunny Slope stake for two-year-old
fillies fell to the favorite Bee Bee, ridden
by Thorpe. A field of but /five young
misses went into the hands of the starter,
with Mldity a strongly backed second
choice. Thorpe, on the first choice, man
aged to get a running start, while the sec
ond choice was unfortunate enough to be
standing flat-footed as the rubber snapped.
Bee Bee, never headed, won by over two
lengths In 1:02. Mldlty ran through her
field, easily securing the place from Flush
of Gold, and away better v.-ould have giv
en the winner a strong argument.
To the "drummers" can be accorded the
credit of turning the neatest trick of the ,
After a number of contests with the Defender which the new yacht won by good margins, the Columbia had been officially selected to meet the Shamrock in the.
international race next month.
day. In the Bpeciol, fur horses to be
driven by the. traveling men. was entered
a little black mare called Farmer's Girl,
once known on the circuit aa Pansy, with ;
:■ n cord of 2:14 V Tin: bookies were n t
on to the ringer and laid against hi r for
tli'- opening heat, considering Kinney,
held at l to '■' a "moral." Farmer's <lirl
showcii the way to the wire in both
heats, and the books were about as hard
hi; .is they have t •• -» -i: during the meeting.
The winner wvis driven by M. A. Bell. In
the second heat Kinney. under forced
draught, did manage to finish b perspiring
The 2:15 pace witnessed the downfall "f
the favorite, Arthur W. the long end of
the purse going to Don. The latter la a
Bingularly fortunate horse, for In the
third heat he was In collision with I>i;-
wood, which wlggler broke \A-. : hopples,
falling after passing the far nun and
bringing Don d wn with him. Both ani
mals were uninjured and Don was aili>wed_
to start again, the accident on ;!'■•■ part of
his driver Reidy, being entirely unavoid
able. For the opening heat Sophie X
drew the pole position, and aa Walter
Maben sat behind her and she had been
Bhowing w< 11 in trials, commanded con-
BiderabTe support. Don, the favorite,
passed her on the back stretch, winning
the heat easily in 2:13^, with Arthur W a
The betting now shifted with Arthur AY
v pronounced i hoice, and in the next heal
the big fellow won all the way, Don
breaking badiy at the stretch turn.
Monteclto Boy earned the verdict over
Dictatresa f"f the lplace.
Now a 1 to ;: chance, everybody expected
to nee the heat winner end the contest,
When just as the word was Riven in the
third heat he left his fe«t, and Qulnn con
cluded to lay up. At the paddock Prim
rose, the leader, went up, and Montecito
Boy, driven by Menchacha, placed the
heat to his credit In this heat occurred
the collision resulting disastrously for
1 >on and Diawi < d.
For th«. fourth only the heat winners,
Don, Arthur \\ and Montecito Boy, came
out. Arthur \Y at once went to the front,
but made a bad mess of it at the stretch
turn, permitting Don to win hands down.
After the Sunny Slop,- stake, a seven
furlong run was decided, for which Pana
rnint was hammered down to 7 to Id fa
voritism over Alaria. The latter proved
B disappointment. Thorpe, on the favor
ite, made all the running, winning at the
end handily from the 20 to l shot Petal,
with Coburn up. Alaria ran a close third.
Kd li'ivd. who has not won a race since
the sleighing was Rood in Sacramento,
climbed on th« back <<f Major Cook with
th.- aid "i" a step ladder and even then
the crowd made fhe gelding a 7 to 10
favorite for the final six-furlong dash.
Of course he finished just beyond the
money. Amasa, held at odds of 3 to 1. led
from the start, beating out Stromo with
littl. t'i spare. Nonchalance ran third.
To-morrow will be Native Sons' day and
another big crowd is looked for at the
track. The great free-for-all trot will be
the feature >>f the day.
The entries are as folows:
Fir^t race r.T'tnK; mile heats, three in five:
Bable l«a Grand, | Alta,
Cl« ii Boblet,
Guff Topsail, Wild N'utllnjf.
Valeria, Harry Aamon,'
Myrtha Whips, Uemonla.
Second race — Free-for-all trot; mile heats,
iwo In three:
Boodle. Prince Girt,
Klamath, Huzol Kinney,
Clay S, I Toggles.
Third race— Vinctor Stake; one mile; three
yea r-oldp and upward:
.. Marplot J22 36 Monrovia 113
(36)M1. McGregor.... l22 31 Libertine 122
(.32)Nilgrar 112 f3sUennie Reid 10!>
6 The Fretter 112 36 Hohenzollern 122
Fourth race — Three-quarters of a mile; two-.
5P OF vT s
30 Const ellator 101 27 Sunello 110
.. Morella 10.'. 37 Rritt 10&
29 Bamboo Ila IIS 27 San Tomas 106
30 The Buffoon 113 .. Gold Bullion 108
Fifth race— Seven furlongs; three-year-olds
and upward: selling:
.. Senator Wilson. .lo3l .. Fred Gardner..;:. 103
28 Com Traveler 1071 31 Meadow Lark;. .. 103
34 Manzanilla 104 33 Cromwell ........107
(33) New Moon 101 33 Twinkle Twlnk.,lo4
State Fair Jottings.
SACRAMENTO. Sept. B.— Colonel D. II
Burns came up from the city on Monday
Marty Bergen, who during his career
on the turf has paid fines enough to build
a brownstone from, dropped in from the |
East early during the week, but as yet
I has not been seen in the saddle. He looks
| light and could probably do 106 pounds
j without reducing.
John Humphrey, the bookmaker, and
! "Jack" Atkins are interested here in a
j new poolroom venture with Ed Kripp. i
; Their claim to public patronage is longer j
| prices than the old rooms.
A. . B. Spreckels. president of the Agri- !
1 cultural Society, was one of the arrivals I
by Tuesday night's train from the city.
Returning turfites from the Eastern j
I country say Joe Rose quit the game, at
1 Saratoga about $0000 loser. "English |
Bill Jackman. who was about $10,006 win- |
ner. also dropped about half of his bank i
roll at the springs meeting.
On Tuesday D. T. Schwartz and h»s
friends backed the big Nee I.an horse
[ Mafada for a mild "killing." getting a
; good long price. Midlove won easily and
was boosted $200 over the selling price by
the owner of the supposed ,good thinfe.
The books cleaned up in the neighbor
hood of 12000 over the win of New Moon
or. Wednesday, which mare galloped in
at odds of 8 and 10 to 1 practically un- j
i backed, f'romvell vrt\p reported to have I
regained his old form and carried the i
1 money of the wise set. •
Cup Defender Columbia in Racing Trim.
Colonel Park Henshaw of Chico. the ;
owner of quite a formidable string of
harness- horses, including among them the
fast mare Mamie Griffin, was a spectator
at the track on Wednesday. Colonel Hen
shaw has no horses out this y< ar.
Charley Fair Is one of the tew big het
tora at th< meet. He started to make
b Bwell plunge on Libertine bn Tuesday,
but the ring rubbed the price bo quickly
that he did not succeed in getting much
of his coin on.
John Mai key of Rancho del Paso fame
is i >ne of the regulars."
The starting of the harness horses by
Fnir.k Covey, superintendent of Palo
Alto stock farm, continues to be far above
the average and his work is by far the !
. er se< n ;it the State Fair.
W. A. Coswell and <;. W. McMullen, i
both residents of this city, exhibited very
handsome carriage teams In the parade at I
the grounds on Thursday evening.
Bee Bee, owned by Burns A Water- 1
house, i:- a strong tip for the Futurity to
be decided next week. With Dlomed. the
giant brother to Olinthus, and l>iggs '<n
ih»- doubtful list, the fast daughter of St.
Andrew is more than apt to land the rich
Toggles is said to have developed signs ;
of lameness., and old "Cookie" Klamath
will probably be favorite for the free-for- S
all tr.,t to-day.
Thomas 11. Williams Jr., president of;
the California Jockey Club, came up on )
Thursday night's train from Oakland.
.1. W. Brooks, handicapper at Oakland I
track, was one of the new arrivals on I
Priday morning. Mr. Brooks was in re
qeipt of a telegram from Don Cameron,
the owner of May W, now racing at Chi
cago, asking for twelve stalls at OaJvland
As a special feature a race has been ar
ranged for Thursday, September 14, to be
called the State Fair club cup race, dis- j
tance two miles. Three-year-olds are to I
carry 100 pounds, four-year-olds and over j
110 pounds. I
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Special Dispatch to The Call.
NEW YORK, Sept. B.— Not much wind
favored Sir Thomas Lipton's yacht Sham
rock in her fourth trial spin to-day, it
is the general opinion that Designer Fife
was "putting the brakes on," for the
yacht traveled to-day so ridiculously slow
that those witnessing her declared she
was being purposely sailed out of trim.
Early In the mornirig considerable bal
last was transferred from the lighter
lister to the yacht, and most 'if it was
stewed aft. Tiie u:n James Lawrence
towed tlie yacht from her moorings in
the Horseshoe through "Gedneys chan
nel," where the mainsail was hoisted at
ll:l,i o'clock. Soon after the tug cast off
the Shamrock's club topsail was set. She
trimmed down Bh< eta and headed for
Scotland lightship, goinc at a sloy, pate
in the freshening breeze from the west
At 11* : 1 5 .sheets were eased off and the
balloon .iib topsail set. The spinnaker
boom was lowered to port and the sail set
Smartly. The yacht ran off Tiefore the
wind until l^:.".n. Captain Hogarth then
took in the light sails, as the wind had
At 2 p. m. there was a good eight-knot
breeze from the southwest and the yacht
was making fair speed on the starboard
tack. Soon after a rain squall struck her.
She was taken in tow and brought to her
About 4 p. m. Percy Ohubbs' sloop yacht
Vigilant, in tow of the tug Woodruff, ar- j
rived and anchored off Tompkinsville, '
S. I. It Is -Mr. Chubbs' intention to go 1
down tht a bay to-morrow and have a
bru! h with the Shamrock.
NEW 3TORK, Si p:. B.— The Columbia ar
rived In Echo Bay from Bristol to-night.
She came down under sail.
SCATINA WAS JUSTIFIED
A Jury Decides That He Acted in
Self-Defense in Killing Salvador
It took a jury in Jtidpe Dunn's court
only iei>. minutes last night to decide that
Daniel Bcatina was i>->t guilty of injrder
when he shot and killed Salvador Bron-
CoU a few months ago.
The men were partners in a vegetable
and fruit stand on Larkin street; mar
Post, and had been on bad terms for some
time before the killing. Scatina expected
trouble and was prepared fur it. and when
Broncoli aitai-kni him with a cleaver
Scatina shot and killed him. The jury
could lind no Justification for the assault
inn lost no time in Betting Dcauna ire<
_ — . 1 m •
Fred Wahl and R. Nugent, two laborers,
were injured on the water front last even
ing while loading coal. Wahl sustained
a badly lacerated head, and Nugent had
bia hand severely crushed. Roth were
taken to the Receiving Hospital, where
their injuries were attended by Dr.
Nug-ent was assisting in loading one of
the Government transports when the
contents i>f a bucket suddenly* crashed
upon his head. Wahl was injured while
loading fuel on a norUibnund schooner,
and suffered wounds wTiTcii may result in
tlii- Inss of his thumb.
FANS LOOK FOR
GREAT BALL IN
Gilt Edoes and San Franciscos to
Local Nine Vow to Shake Off the
Hoodco Which Hoy rs Over
With seven straight defeats charged up
against them the ball tossers of the home
club will enter the coming series with a
firm resolve to shake off the hoodoo. The
team has undoubtedly encountered much
hard luck, but Manager Harris concedes
that superior playing was responsible for
a few of the Sacramento victories, and in
deference to the demands of the fans he
has endeavored to strengthen his aggre
gation. Inability to connect with the ball
has been largely responsible for the com
paratively poor showing of the team and
Harris has sought to remedy that defect,
and he surely has made an improvement
in substituting Brockhoff for O'Neil and
Courtney for Muller.
Two good hitters having taken the
places of two weak ones the effect ought
to be felt in the coming series. Besides
that, there has been a complete reorgan
ization of the team and Captain Sullivan
expects to get better team work out of
the men. The series will no doubt attract
another large crowd of "fans" and en
thusiasts, for it is now well known that
when Sacramento and San Francisco
meet on the diamond the contests are
bound to be productive of exciting epi
sodes and close scores. The Sacramento
aggregation has a good lead, but if the
Friscoes win a majority of the series they
will be within easy winning distance. The
line-up for to-day's game follows:
Sacramento. Positions. San Francisco.
Stanley Catcher Swindells
Harvey Pitcher Iberj?
O'Connor First base Sullivan
Stulu Second base Krus
I «1.-elian Third base Riley
K--ran Short stop Brockhoft
1 .%!■'. .elilin Left field Courtney
! i-L;. ;,an Center field Pyno
!\j , .... Right field Hilderbrandr
Special Digpatfh to The Call.
NKW YORK, Sept. S.— Owen Zeigler,
formerly of Philadelphia, but now of
Bath Eeach, N. V. . turned what
to be an inevitable defeat ir.to a vict< ry
to-night before the Broadway Athletic
Club, where he met and whipped hi* old
time opponent. Charles Burns, of Cincin
nati. The men had previously fought
twenty rounds to a draw. They met at
catch weights. Burns hud at least tesi
pounds advantage in weight and was very
Btrong arid aggressive.
In the opening- rounds Burns was tho
aggressor, and in the fourth round Zcig
ler '.vent down twice, in the following
round Zeigler looked worried and both
men seemed tired. Science was cast to
the wind completely and they simply
slugged each other. In the seventh both
fell in a clinch. Burns after hitting Zeig
ler rather low in the body, extended his
right hand as if to apologize, but Zeig
ler merely hit his opponent on the law.
This er raged Burns and in a wild dash
he threw Zeigler heavily on the ropes.
Burns then sent his left to the jaw arm
Zeigler fell through the ropes into the
arms ot his Beconds, who shoved him
back into the ring at the clang of the
bell. In the eighth Zeigler received a l"t
of punishment in the face, Burns forcing
him all over the ring. Burns kept forcing
in the tenth and had Zeizler on the ropes
toward the end of the round, in a very
To the surprise of everybody, Burns
particularly. Zeigler In the next round
sent a succession of right smashes to
the Western man's head and face. Burns
showed signs uf weariness and became de
cidedly groggy. A swing of Zeigler puc
Burns down on his back, and he remained
there for nine seconds, and the bell saved
him from a knockout.
Coming lip for the twelfth round Burns
was almost as good as whipped, an<s Z<m^
ler rushed him. shooting rights and left .
forcing a terrilic pace. A left to the chin
from Zeigler was follow, ,1 hy a right un
der the heart arid Burns tumbled to the
floor. Mf was SO nearly knocked out that
the h<»ut waa stopped and Zeigler got tho
ANNUAL RACES OF
SOUTHERN POLO CLUB
SANTA MONK 'A. Sept S.— The South
ern California Polo Club commenced to
day the tenth annual races. It was also
the initial programme at the New Ocean
Park racecourse, which is expected to be
one of the finest in the State. The track
is three-quarters of a mile, with a halt
mile straight dash besides.
Maiden j"-n> race, six furlongs — Jubilee
yuren. owned by W. S. Pedley, wr.n; T<
owned by A. N. Wipcins. second. Time, 1:&1.
Arcadia stakes, half mile and repeat, for
ponies First heat, Viola, owned by R. M.
Sehwars, won: Lady Betty, owned by l". Har
den Hickey, second. Time, :53ft- Second heat,
Viola won, i-.niy Betty second. Time.
T boggan Slide stake, .-.rumble, four fur
lnnt-- for !-'''!>''^T l>t>trarcll . owned by G. L.
Waring won: Devastation, owned by G. L.
Waring-, second; Selkirk, owned by C. Long,
third. Time. :4S> 2 -
Ballona stakes, four furlonss and repeat, for
saddle horses— First heat, M F. owned by A.
N. Wiggins, won: San Joaquin, owned by A. F.
Machado, second: Teresa, owned by a. n.
\\\ .'in?, third. Time. :■',.*. Second heat. M F 1
won. San Joaquin Second, Teresa third. Time,
Mirnmar stake, one mile, for horses -Haoien
aa owned by <'»■ L. Waring, won; Fllbbertygib
l>eu owned i>y P- Weber, second; Benroe,
owned by C. Long, third. Timp. 1:44.
"Yes. that's Guggenthorpe. He made
a fortune by inventing a roadFcraper."
"What did he do with his money?" "He
sunk it in a skyscraper."— Chicago