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Mondav, February 28, 1910
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Season at Juarez Ends and
Hangerson Are Leaving
For Other Parts.
This is moving day -with the race
track bunch. Things are in the same
chaotic condition at the Juarez track
as the circus grounds are after the
night show. Horses are being loaded
preparatory to bringing hem back to
the states, trainers are packing their
camp equipment 'and the jockeys and
their valets turning in their silks and
grtting ready to beat It from these
Today the final MonSay reunions are
bing held in the lobbies of the hotels
and by tonight the boys with the
horseshoe stickpins and the field glass
attachments are preparing to go -wille
the going is good.
General manager Iatt Wirni tvill re
turn to New York as soon as he has
arranged all the details for the closing
of the track. The Empire City meet
ing will be under his direction and
he will take a number of his escutive
force there. The horse owners are
leaving for Oakland, Oklahoma City
and other places where racing is to be
held this spring. Capt. Jacobs, the
fcead of the secret service men at the
track, will return to Louisville, where
he is connected with the plain clothes
department of the Louisville police
f.rce. The other attaches of the track
will scatter to different places through
out the country.
The jockeys are preparing to leave
for Oakland and other race tracks. Guy
Garner, the cleverest little chap at the
track, will go to 3iis Iowa home to
visit his mother before returning to
the saddle. A number of the other
boys are under contract with the horse
men and will .accompany them when
they leave here.
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j Committee Makes Public
Changes Ordered for the
Present Season Import
New York, X. T., Feb. 28. The revised
rules for the game of baseball, as adopt
ed by the joint playing rules committee'
of the American and Rational leagues,
were made public today. The committee
agreed on the following amendments and
addition's to the playing rules (additions
and changes being indicated in black
j - In rule 14, section 4, strike out the
words upon appeal by the captain ol
the opposite side."
In rule 14, section 5, substitute the
word "president" for "secretary."
Rule 17 Positions of the Players.
The players of the team not at bat
niaj- be stationed at any points of the
field on fair ground their captain maj
Xtule 26 Forfeited Games.
Insert following new section and re
member remaining sections according
ly: Sec. S. If, after the game has been
suspended on account of rain, the or
ders of the umpire ue not Complied with
as required by rule U9.
Rule '28 Substitutes.
Add new section:
Sec. 4. Whenever one player is sub
stituted for another, whether as bati
nian, base runner or fielder, the captain
of the side making the change must im
mediately notify the umpire, who in
turn must announce the same to the
spectators. A fine of $5 Hhall he assess
ed by the umpire against the captain for
each violation of this rule, and the
president of the league shall impose a
similar fine against Hie umpire -who,
after having: been notified of a change,
fails to make proper announcement.
Play yhall be suspended -while an
nouncement Is being made, and the
player substituted shall become actively
engaged in the game Immediately upon
his captain's notice of the change to
Rule 32 An Unfairly Dslivered Bali.
An unfairly delivered ball as a ball
delivered to the bat by the pitcher while
standing in his position and facing the
batsman that does not pass over any
portion of the home base between the
J batsman's shoulder and knees or that
touches the ground before passing home
base, unless struck at by the batsman;
or, with the bases unoccupied, any ball
delivered by the pitcher vrhlle either
foot is not in contact with the pitcher's
plate. For every unfairly delivered ball
the umpire shall call one ball.
(Note If, with anj- or the bases oc
cupied, the pitcher delivers the ball
while either foot is not in contact with
the pitcher's plate, as required by rule
"30. the "balk" rule applies.)
In rule 33, section 3, strike out "the
game" and insert "his position," so
that it will read: ,
In event .of the pitcher being taken
from his position, etc.
In rule 35 strike out everything after
the word "position," so that rule will
A dead ball is a ball delivered to the
bat by the pitcher, not struck at by
the batsman, that touches any part of
the batsman's person or clothing while
he is standing in his position.
(Note to conform with new section
7 of rule 54.) ,
Rule 3G Ball Not in Play.
In case of nn illegally batted ball, a
balk, fonl hit ball not legnlij'- caught,
dead ball, interference with the fielder
or batsman, or a fair hit ball striking
a base runner or umpire before touch
ing a fielder, the ball shall not be con
sidered in play until it be held by the
pitcher standing in his position, and the
umpire shall have called "play."
(Note Simply x supplying former
Rule 39 The Order of Batting.
Sec. 1. The batting order of each team
must be on the score card and must be
delivered before the game by its captain
to the umpire at the home plate, who
shall, etc. ,
- Rule 50 An UleRally Batted Ball.
An illegally batted ball is a ball ba't
tfiri bv the batsman -when either or both
I of his feet are upon the ground out
ride the lines of the batsman's posi
(Note Changed from "foul strike" in
order -to prevent confusion with foul
Hake section 4, rule 51, read: "If he
bat the ball illegally, as defined in rule
Rule 51, Section 10.
(The batsman i)s out) if he steps
from one batsman's box to the other
while the pitcher is In hispositlon ready
(Note Giving the rule a clearer defi
nition.) Rule 54 Entitled to Bases.
Section 1. If,, while the batsman, he
becomes a base runner by reason of
"f ;ur balls" or for being hit by a pitch
ed ball, or" for being Interfered with by
ihe catcher in striking at a pitched ball,
or If a fair hit ball strike the person
or clothing of the umDirc or a base
runner on fair ground.
In section 4 strike out the words "the
umpire or," so that It will read:
Section 4. If a ball delivered by the
pitcher pass the catcher and touch any
fence or building within ninety (90)
feet of the home base.
Section 6. If the fielder stop or catch
a batted ball with his cap, glove or any
part of his uniform, while detached from
its proper place on his person, the run
ner or runners shall be entitled to three
Add new section 7:
Section 7. If ti thrown or pltchetl bnll
strike the person or clothing of an um
pire on foul ground the ball shall lie
considered in play and the base runner
or runners shall be entitled to all the
bases they can make.
(Note Section 1 Sipplying fonn;F,
omissions. Section 4 Complying with
new section 7. Section 6 Increasing pen
alty for fielders throwing gloves. etc;,
and interfering with safe hit. Section
Abrogating old rule allowing base
runners to advance in case of short
passed ball touching the umpire.) ,
Rule 55 Returning to Bases.
Section 2. If the umpire declares an
illegally batted ball-
Insert following new sections C and
Section G. If the umpire be struck by n
fair hit ball before touching a fielderj
in which case no base shall be run un
less necessitated by" the batsman 'be
coming a 7ase runner, and no run shall
be scored unless all the bases are oc
cupied. Section 7. If the umpire declares the
batsman or another base runner out for
(Note SupDlj former omissions.)
.uie io wnen ss .stunners -ire uui.u
jseouun j.0. xi ne pass a preceuinR im-se
runner before such runner has been le-,
gaily pnt out he shall be declared out
(Note Defining more clearly the old
In section 17 strike out the words
"turn in the direction of or," so that
it will read:
Section 17. The base runner in run
ning -to first base may overrun said base
after touching it in passing without in
curring liability to be put out for be
ing off said base, provided he return at
once and retouch the base, after which
he may be put out as at any other base.
If, after overrunning first base, he at
tempt to run to second base, before re
turning to first base, he shall forfeit
such exemption from liability to be put
(Note Giving the runner privilege of
turning In either direction after pass
ing first, provided he make no attempt
to go to second.
In the first line of section IS strike
out the words before two hands are
(Note Declaring the runner on third
out at any time the coacher intterferes.)
Strike out section 20, the point being
covered in section 16, rule 56.
Rule 5S Coaching Rules;-
In this rule strike out the words "the
captain of the opposition side may call
the attention of the umpire to the of
fense, and thereupon."
(Note Making it mandatory on the
umpire to himself note violation of the
Rule 59 The Scoring of Runs.
To more clearly define the "force out"
rule make last sentence read as fol
lows: A force out can be made only when
a base runner legally loses the right to
the base he occupies by reason of the
batsman becoming a base runner, and
he Is thereby obliged" to advance.
Rule (50 "Umpires and Their Dutles--Power
to Enforce Decisions.
The umpires are the representatives
of the league and as such are author
ized and required to enforce each sec
tion of this code. They shall have the
power to order a player, captain or
manager to do or omit to do any act
which in their judgment is necessary to
give force and effect to one or all of
these rules, and to inflict penalties for
violations or the rules as hereinafter
prescribed. In order to define their re
spective duties, the ampire judging balls
and strikes shall be designated as the
"umpire-In-chief;' te umpire judging
base decisions as the "field umpire."
Rule Gl The UmpIre-ln-Chief.
Section 1. The X"mpire-in-ehief shall
take position back fft the catcher; he
shall have full charse of and be re
sponsible for the proper conduct of the
prnme. "IVIth exception of the base de
cisions to be made by the field umpire,
the umpire-In-ehlcf shall rende'r all the
decision that ordinarily vrould devolve
upon a single 'umpire, and which are
prescribed for 'the umpire"' in these
Section 2. He shall call and count as
a "ball" any unfair ball delivered by
the pitcher to the batsman. He shall
also call end count as a strike" any
fairly delivered ball which passes over
any portion of the home base, and with
in the batsman's legal range as defined
In rule 31, whether struck at or not by
the batsman; or a foul tip wh'ch is
caught bj' the catcher standing within
the lines of his position, within 10 feet
of the home base; or which, after be
ing struck at and not hit. strikes the
person of the batsman; or when the ball
be bunted foul by the batsman; or any
foul hit ball not caught on the flj' unless
the batsman has two strikes, provided,
however, that a pitched ball shall not
bo called or counted a "ball" or "strike"
by the umpire until it has passed the
Section 3. He shall render base de
risions In the follovluE: instances: (1)
If the ball Is hit fair, vrtth a runner on
first, he must go to third base to take
a possible decision; (-) with more than
one base occupied, he shall decide wheth
er or not a runner on third leaves that
base before a fly ball is caught; (3)
In case of a runner jelng between third
and home, when more than one base Is
occupied, he shall make the decision on
the runner nearest the home plate.
Section 4. The umpire-In-chief alone
shall have authority to declare a ;?nmc
Rule G3 The Feld Umpire.
Section 1. The field Jumplre snail taKe
Kuch positions on the playing field as in
his jud ment are best suited ior me
rendering of base decisions. He shall
render all decisions at first base and
second base, and all decisions at third
has PTriDt those to be made by the
in accordance with
Sec. 3, Rule 01.
Sec. 2. He shall aid the TTmpire-in-Chief
In every manner in enforcing the
l,. nf the came, and, with the ex
ception of declaring a forfeiture, shall - cislons by yelling from the bench, the
have equal authority with the umpire- umpire shnll first give warning. If the
in-chief In fining or removing from j yelling continues he shell fine each of
the srame plnjers who violate these fender 10, and If the disturbance Is
Rule 03 No Appeal from Decisions
Based On Umpire's Judgment.
There shall be no appeal from any
decision of either umpire on the ground
that he was not correct in his conclu
sion as to whether a batted ball was
fair or foul, a base-runner safe or out,
a pitched ball a strike or ball, or ou
any other play involving accuracy of
judgmment, and no decision rendered by
him shall be reversed, except that he be
convinced that it Is in violation of one
of these rules. The captain shall alone
have the right to protest against a de
cision and seek its reversal ou a claim
that it js in conflict with a section of
these rules. In case the captain does
seek a reversal of n decision baed sole
ly on a point of rules, the umpire mak
ing the decision shall, If he is in doubt,
ask his associate for information be
fore acting: on the captain's appeal.
Under no circumstances shall either um
pire criticise or interfere with a decis
ion unlet. asked to do so by his asso
ciate. Rule 04. Duties of Sinsrle Umpire.
If but one umpire be assigned, his
duties and jurisdiction shall extend to
all points, and he shall be permitted
to take hi3 stand in any part of the
field that in his opinion will best en
able him to discharge his duties.
Rule G5 Must iot Question De
Under no circumstances shall a cap
tain or player dispute the accuracy of
the umpire's judgment and decision on a
Rule CC Clnbs Cannot Chancre Um
. plres. ,
The umpire cannot be" changed during
a championship game by the consent of
The Closing Derby Fails to
Arouse Crowd Gerry
mander Wins Last
Closing Sunday with the much touted
Juarez derby, the midwinter meeting
of the Juarez Jockey club is now his
tory. The crowds Saturday and Sun
day were large, the boys taking the
last chance offered to get an invest
ment down on some of the few good
horses left at the track. The derby
was won by German Sliver, which had
the field to himself after the first quar
ter, when Wolf gave up the ghost.
Lacking anything like deby class the
race was not as exciting as one of
Lyman Davis's overnight handicaps and
failed to arouse anj' enthusiasm from
The other rac.es were the usual pay
as you enter kind with small fields
for each, the last race of the season
being won by Gerrymander, with Rice
First race, selling. 3 year olds; value
to first $200; o1 furlongs Odd Rose,
97 (Benscoten) won; Bob Lynch, 105
(Garner) second; :KIlaf 105 (Ray Lowe)
third. Time, 1:07 3-5. Rio Pecos,
Alarmed, Maltine, Father Eugene and
Second race, selling, 4 year olds and
upward; value to first $200;, 6 furlongs
Silver Stocking, 103 (Garner) won;
Rubiola, 105 (G. ilcCarthy) second;
Vohoome, 106 (Molesworth) third.
Time, 1:13 2-5. Anne McGee, Howard
Pearson. Gladj-s Louise, Lighthouse and
Ethel Day ran.
Third race, purse. 2 year olds; value
to first $225; 3& furlongs Frank Mul
lens, 120 (Garner) won; Flying "Wolf,
115 ' (Rice) second; Uncle Ben. 112
(Smith) third. Time, :41 4-5. Balella
and Iwalani ra"n.
Fourth race, Juarez derby, 3 year
olds; value to first 1125; 1 miles
German Silver, 114 (McCahey) won;
The Wolf, 117 (R. Lowe) second; Cor
zo. 105 (Rice) third. Time, 2:09 2-5.
C. TV. Kennon ran.
Fifth race, handicap, 3 year olds and
upward; value to first $300; 7 furlongs
Ocean Queen, 97 (Benscoten) won;
Meadow, 122 (R. Lowe) second; Beau
Man, 100 (G. McCarthy) third. Time,
1.26 1-5. Meddling Hannah and Light
Sixth i.ce, selling, 4 year olds ind up
ward; value to first $225; 1 mile Ger
rymander, 104 (Rice) won; Sam Tay
lor, 113 (Molesworth) second; Minno
lette. 97 (McCahey) third. Time,
1.40 1-5. Alma Boy, Sensible. M'ss
Vigilant, Gibson, Lotus Eater and J. J
Albuquerque, '. 31., Feb. 2S. A crowd of
Weston when he arrived here nt 10 this
Weston rested two hours and resumed his eastward journey. He declarsd
the belief that he would reach New York a week ahead of his schedule, thus
earning rf purse "of 53500, or $5000 for each day he beats the schedule.
the contesting clubs unless the official
In charge of the field be incapacitated
from service by injury or illness.
Rule 07 Penalties for Violations of
Section l! In all cases of violation of
these rules, by either player or manager,
the penalty, shall be prompt removal of
the offender from the game and grounds
followed by a period of such suspension
from actual service in the club as the
president of' the league may fix. In the
event of removal of player or manager
by either umpire, he shall so direct to
the club house and remain there during
progress of the game, or leave the
grounds; and a failure to do so will
, warrant a forfeiture of the game by the
I Section -. The umpire shall assess a
I fine of 95 against each offending player
in the following cases: (1) If the
niayer Intentionally discolor or damace
the ball; (2) if the player fail to be j
scaica on u wrocu nm one minute j
after ordered to do so by the umpire;
. ) It tne player violate the coaching
rnles and refuse to be "seated on his
bench within one minute after ordered
to ao so y mc umpire; ij 11 tne cap
tain fail to jnotify him when one plnjer
is substituted for another.
Section 3. In cases where substitute
players show their disapproval of de-
still persisted in he shall clear the
bench of all substitute plajcrs; the cap
tain of the team, however, to have the
prUilege of sending to the club house
for such substitutes as are actunlly
needed to replace players In the same.
Rule GS-jLmpire to Rejiort Violations of
The umpire shall, within 12 hours af
ter fining or removing a player from tile
game, forward to the president a report
of the penalty Inflicted and cause there
for. Rule 69. Immediately upon being in
formed by the umpire thnt fina v.o.
been Imposed upon any manager, cap-
utiu or piiiyer, me president shall noti
fy the person so fined and also the club
of which he is a member; and, lu the
event of the failure of the person so
fined t opay to thesecretary of the
league the amount of said fine within
five days after notice, he shall be de
barred from participating in any cham
pionship game or from sitting on a
player's bench during the progress of
a, championship game until such fine be
Rule 70. When the offense of the play
er debarred from the game be of a
flagrant nature, such as the u&i of ob-'
scene language or an assault upon a
player or umpire, the umpire shall with
in four hours thereafter forward to the
president of the league full particulars.
aiuie ii .ii.iiiK io uaptalns
The umpire shall notify both ,.swni.h
Deiore tne game, ana in the presence of
each other, that all the plavlntr rub".
will be strictly and impartially enforced,
and warn them that failure on their
part to cooperate in such enforcement
will result in offenders being fined and
Shreveport Man Expected
to Take El Paso Players
Frank Harbuck. of Shreveport. La
the most successful baseball scout and
manager in the south, may yet be at
the neim oi & mus a.,-. ---
teresis. -At a- uiccmib " "
of the sunDorters of baseball Sunday
morning, the offer of Harbuck to take j
charge as manager of the El Paro i
team for this season was iavoraoo
considered ana tne bukvcijui i ovu. j
notified. An answer is expected im&
week and should he accept the of ret
of the local committee he will come
to El Paso at once and arrange the
schedule and players for the El Paso
team this year.
Garnett King was unable to go to
Douglas Saturday fo meet with the
baseball representatives of the other
cities of the pouthwesit, but as the
teams of the southwest are ( in har
mony, there is nothing left to do but
arrange a schedule of games for the
The committee which has the base
ball situation in charge at present and
which will arrange for the season on
the same general plan as last year,
is composed of H. S. Potter, .1. a.
"Williams, Robert Krakauer, Edgar
Kayser and E. E. Neff. This 'commit
tee will take no part in the active man
agement of the team but will attend
to the financial and other business
matters of the club, leaving the selec
tion and management of the team en- j
tirely to Harbuck should he accept
the offer to become playing manager
of the El Paso club.
HAYES MARATHONS AGAIN.
San Francisco, Cal.. Feb. 28. John- j
ny Hayes won the Marathon race here I
Sunday from a field of seven starters. I
St. Yves dropped out in the seventh
mile and Dorando did not start because
of an attack of bronchtis.
SOX ON WAY TO COAST.
Denver, Col. Feb. 2S. The Chicago
White Sox spent two hours here Sun
rinv fr thoir snecial train for the coast.
TTM-in Viara fha RnT Wr tl frilPSts ff '
Jim McGill, president of the Denver
Western league club. Ban Johnson is
on the special.
Chicago, III.. Feb. 2S. Manager Hen
dricks, of the Denver team of the
Western Baseball league, has an
nounced the purchase of shortstop R.
B. Kelly from tiie Washington club of
the American league.
DALLAS DEFEATS "COLTS.
Dallas. Tex., Feb. 28. The Dallas
league team defeated the "Colts? of the
New York Nationals 11 to S here in'an
reetecT Edward Paysoa
morning after vrnlkin
JS miles from
if necessary to preserve discipline de
barred from the game.
Rule 72 On Ground Rules.
Section 1. Before the commencement
of a game the umpire shall see that
the rules governing all the materials of
the game are strictly observed.
..Section 2. In case-of spectators over
flowing on the playing field, the homo
captain shall make ground special rules
to cover balls batted or thrown Into the
crowds provided such rules be accept
able to the captain of the visiting club.
If the latter objects, then the umpire
shall have full authority to make -and
enforce such special rules, and he hall
announce the scope of same to ihr spec
tators. Section 3. In rII cases where there
are no spectator. on the playing field
nnt .. liana n illTTttm Ilflll ITttPii Into ft
stand for spectators, or over or through
any fence surrounding the playlnj? field,
or into the players' ' bench.(whether the
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runner or runners shall be entitled to
two bases. The umpire in awarumg
such bases shall he governed by the
position of the runner or runners at the
time the throw Is made.
Section 4. The umpire shall also as
certain from the home captain whether
any other special ground rules are nec
essary, and if there be he shall advise
the opposing captain of their scope and
.ee that each is duly enforced, provided
they do not conflict with any of these
rules and are acceptable to the captsin
of the -visiting team.
Rule 73 Official Announcements.
The umpire shall call "play" at the
hour appointed for the beginning of a
game, announce "time" at itslegal in
terruption and declare "game" at its le
gal termination. Prior to the commence
ment of the game he shall announce the
batteries, nud during the progress of
the game shall announce each change
of plavers. In case of nn overflow
crowd, he shall announce the special
ground rules agreed upon, and he shall
also make announcement of an agree
ment entered Into by the two captains
to stop piny at a specified hour.
Rule 74 Suspension of Play.
The umpire shall suspend play for the
1 If rain fall so heavily as In the
judgment of the umpire to prevent con
tinuing the game, iu which case he shall
note the time of suspension, and should
rain fall continuously for 30 minutes
tiiercafter be shall terminate the game.
In ca of an accident which iu
capacitltes'liim or a player from service
in the field, or in order to remove froirf
the grounds any player or specta
tor who has violated the rules or in
case of fire, panic or other extraordinary
3 In suspending play from any legal
cause the umpire shall call 'time;" when
he calls "time." play shall be suspended
until he calls 'play" again, and during
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h run or run be scored. Time"
shall not be caiieci Dy me umpire unm
ti,P hall be held by the pitcher while
standing in his position.
Rule 75 Field Rules.
No person shall be allowed upon any
part of the field during the progress
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of a game except the players in uniform,
th manairt- of each ?ic?e, the umpire,
such efficers of the law as may be
present in uniform, and such watchmen
of the home club as may be necessary
to preserve the peace.
Rule 7C. No manager, captain or play
er shall address the bpec.ators during
a gan-e except In rei-lv to a request tor
information about the rrosress or state
of the game or to give the name o a
- (Note The additions, to and-rearrange-
meat of the rules oegirming mnu .i
60 have been made wtth the view of more
clearly defining the duties of the um
The Scoring Rnlcs.
In rule 85, section 7, the last sentence
should read: An. assist should be given
to each player who handles the ball in
aiding in a runout or any other play of
the kind, even though he complete the
pla by making the putoat. .
Section S of same rule, paragraph 1,
to read as follows:
Section S. An error shall be given in
the sixth column for each misplay which
prolongs the time at bat of the batsman
or allows a base runner to make one
or more bases when perfect play would
have insured his being put out. But a
bae on balls, a base awarded to a bats
man by being struck by a pitched ball,
a balk, a passed ball or wild pitch shall
not be Included In the sixth column.
(Xote Exempting all wild pitches
and passed balls from error column as
prior to year 1909.)
Section 9. of same rule, paragraph 2,
defined as follows:
In event of a double or triple steal
being attempted, where cither runner Is
thrown out, the other or others shall
not be credited with a stolen base.
Add new section 10 to rule S5, as fol
Definition of Wild Pitch and Passed Ball
Section 10. A wild pitch is a legally
delivered ball, so hlRh. low or wide of
the plate that the catcher cannot or does
not stop and control it with ordinary
effort, and as a result the batsman, who
become a base runner on such pitched
ball, reaches first base or a base runner
nassed ball is a lejrally delivered
ball that the catcher should hold or
control with ordinary effort, bnt his
failure to do so enables the batsman,
who become a base runner on such
nltrhed ball, to reach first base or a J
base runner to advance.
COFFEOTH MAY '
GrTtAB BIG FIGKST
Tex Rickard and Jack Glea
son Continue to Squab
ble About Place.
San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 2S. Act
ing like a couple of school kids who
are pouting over the attentions of the
same girl. Tex. Rickard and Jack Glea
son are making themse'lves the joke of
the Jeffries-Johnson fight.
Tex. says the fight will be held in
Salt Lake. Jack says it will be fought
in 'Frisco. Neither will concede a: point
andit looks as if Coffroth would step
into the game in the role of the cat
In the cheese fabre and grab off the
scrap, for his own arena.
BOWLING CONGRESS OPENS.
Detroit, Mich., Feb. 2S. The tenth
annual tournament of the American
Bowling congress was formally opened
Saturday night by 14 five men teams
of this city. It is almost certain that
this will be the largest tournament of
its kind ever held. Entries have been
received from more than 2000 bowlers
in each of the three events. The alleys
will be almost continually in use from
now until March 15.
Z VBSCKO' BESTS H.VIiBERG.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 2S. Zyb
scko, Polish wrestler, Avon his wrestling
match with Karl Halberg. German
champion, in straight falls in 24 min--utes
and eight seconds, respectively.
KUIMAK KNOCKED OUT.
Paris. France, Feb. 2S. Sam McVey,
American heavyweight, knocked out Al j
Ivublak. of Michignn,
round, Saturday mgb
in the tenth 4
AUTO PASTY IS
Searching Parties Out for
W. H. Hansen Wno Went
Through El Paso.
W. H. Hansen, the Saratoga Springs
man rho was here with Ms" wife and son
oa a transcontinental" automobile trip,
.is lost on the desert west of Yuma.
Leaving here Hansen and his party, ac
companied by a guide, went.to Tucson
and froni there to Phoenix and - Yuma.
Their destination was Los 'Angeles, but
a dispatch from Los Angeles' states that
they "were lost in a sane storm west of
BIythe, Cal., wliidh is on the Soutnern
Pacific line through .the desert.
Nothing has been heard of the auto
party in Los Angeles and .searching
parties have been sent out to locate
Hansen. A guide from Los Angeles join
ed Hansen and his party at Phoenix to
pilot them 'over the worst part of the
desert, but it is thought that they were
struck by a sand storm and have lost
their way along the Colorado.
The last heard of them was at BIythe,
where the station agent reported to hava
seen them near that station. They were
going to Mecca, but the storm struck
before they had time to reich that sta
tion and nothing fvstEer has been heard
PAUL TO WEAR HECSON
MEDAL DTTRixg MARCH
Has High Total of S&oeiers la XUfla
ClHb Pan! Also Wins Ik
The El Paso Rifle club held Its cus
tomary weekly shoot at .the range oa
Mundy Heights Sunday morning.
The weather conditions were the best
experienced this year until about XI
oclock when a strong west wind st in.
There were 10 riflemen present.
The Hixson. medal event was the first
contest entered upon and the following
scores were made out of a possible
Paul ... 9-
Meagher .. .... 2
Mitchell ...... rl..'.'...'.lHll",y. 22
Haines .111 -..J """ 20
Batey ." -111111111 28
Hopple -!..!. ----- -
Hurxthal ll..H.."l".ll.ll" 19
This Is the last score "to 'trifs "event
for February and the standing ds as fol
lows: Paul 4S
Meagher .... - ...-1 ..'!.. 42
Bulwer ......1!111 111 41
Haines 111111. .llllllllll 40
Hopple " . .. 11 39
Ponsford 11 "11 39
A number of others made one score in
this event but failed to qualify because
two scores are necessary. Paul, having
the highest total, will wear the medal
The spoon contest was entered upon
and th following scores were made out
of a possible 35:
Actual pts. Hndcp. Total.
Meagher ; 30
Batey ........ 28
Hurxthal . . .... 30 4
Paul ......... . 1 34
Mitchell ... 1 1 .. 32 1 !
In the shoot-off between Paul and
Hurxthal. three shots were fired. In the
last round Hurxthal gathered In a 3 and
Paul a 4. This made Paul the winner for
HOPPE MAKES FEATURE RiX.
Omaha, Neb.. Feb. 2S. Ora Morning
star and Willis Hoppe divided honors
in a double match at 1JS.2 balk lin
billiards at the Lyric theater Saturdav
afternoon and nhrht. Morninerstar took
I the afternoon match 300 to 291 and
Hoppe the evening match 300 to 253. V
run of 124 by Hoppe was the feature.
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