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Sort of Eests Up at His
Camp Billy Papke Has
Ben Lomond, CaL, April 20. Visitors
to Jeffries's training camp yesterday
were disappointed. Th'e big fellow not
only failed to box, but he did very little
work of any sort. Instead he Took the
tranquil treatment and dozed off into
beauty sleep for the greater part of the
day. His trainers advised the rest, as
Jeff has been going it pretty stiff for
an old man.
Billy Papke has arrived. He brought
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no sparring partner with him, so it is
up to Jeff's trainers to work him out
Billy will not start work for a few
Papke today expressed much surprise
at Jeffries's good appearance. "From
some of the pictures I saiv in the pa
pers," he said, "I thought Jeff looked
like an old man, but he looks no more
like ,an old man than I do. He is down
in weight and appears to me like a man
whonever had been out of the ring,"
Jeffries's layoff yesterday apparently .
did "him much good.
Sam Beiger sent a message to New
York yesterday offering a free ringside
seat and transportation to and from
the fight to the actors fund fair spon to
be held atthe big city. The ticket will
be auctioned off, it is understood.
: THE FIGHTERS
Los Angeles, Cal., April 20.
The ministerial boogy men still
are on the train of prize fight-
ing in California. Yesterday the
Methodist preachers' association
t adopted strong resolutions call-
ing for allied effort to force the
next legislature to make fight-
ing illegal. An especially -warm
! section reads:
' "To become a divorce clearing
house for the nation like Nevada
and ?ome other states is bad
enough, but for the great state
of California to be made one
vast coliseum for the exhibition V
f of these most brutal sports, is a
' disgrace and a degradation to
which we ought not longer sub-
BICYCLE RACES AT
REVERE TRACK, BOSTON
Revere. Mass., April, 20. At the
opening of the' bicycle racing season at
Revere track yesterday, Frank Kramer
of East Orange, N. J., won the five mile
The 10 mile motor paced race was
won by George Wiley of Syracuse.
Percy- Laurence of San Francisco cap
tured the half mile professional han
dicap. Eddie Root of New York led in
the two-mile consolation.
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Merlingo proved the unexpected of
Emeryville lacing yesterday by winufng
the fourth event at 30 to 1 odds. But
doubtloss jt didn't surprise everybody.
Sport, a 2000 trick Spitz dog, was
killed by an automobile in Chicago late
ly. Owned by Robert McGillivray, the
purp -:is one of the most highly edu
cated canines in the country.
The largest crowd on record in Port
land opened the season yesterday with
Portland and Oakland as attraction. The
home team Avon of course, 2 aud 0 it
The Aqueduct track was heavy yes
terday. But that didn't prevent Alberto
Tcrrazas from predicting 19 years of
racing at Juarez. Good for Al.
To Harry Baker, of San Francisco,
went the decision over Percy Cove, of
Montana in a 15 round fight at Oakland
la--t night. It was a lopsided go all the
Rain killed the National league plana
yesterday. Rain also put the kibosh on
two American league games.
With heavy track and heavy clouds,
the Maryland Jockey club is opening the
spring racing meet at Baltimore today.
One feature is a steeplechase.
Sam Langford has engaged training
quarters at Merchantvllle, N. J., with Al
Kubiak and George Cole as star sparr
ing partners. Sam will meet Stanley
Kett-hel, April 27, at Philadelphia.
The San Francisco-Sacramento gamo
yesterday was won by Ping Bood"ie. He
walloped the sphere into distant center,
making the only run of the game. Ping
never played ping pong.
Kyle Whitney, of California, took 15
rounds to win the decision over Bill
Hurley, of Glenns Falls, N. Y.. in a mill
at Lawrence. Mass., lat night. It was
a ladylike fight.
Fred Beale and Jack Connel, two
American fighters of Mexico, have left
the city for the northern part of the
republic. Connel will do some theatrical
work in Chihuahua and Beale is look
ing for a match on the mat in Monterey.
Vernon won from Los Angeles yester
day by walloping when it counted. The
first inning saw a tie, 2 and 2, but ended
4 and 3.
Mayor John Fitzgerald, of Boston,
pegged the first ball of the American
league season at the Hub yesterday
morning, and after that the bean boys
walloped "Washington, 2 and 1.
The bowling craze has -taken Mexico
City by storm. All sorts of clubs are
being organized. Previously bowling
was conrinea to tne 1. M. u. A. 1
Just thirty thousand and seven fans !
saw Boston defeat Washington 5 and
4 yesterday afternoon. The game was
won in -the ninth at the beginning of
which the -visitors were two runs in :
the lead. j
Govern" r Frank L. Benson, of Wash- I
ington. and anayor Joseph Simson, of
Portland, formed honorary batteries for
the opening game at the northwestern
city yesterday in which the Portland
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team shut out Oakland by two scores.
It (was a record crowd.
Over oOO tracks have already claim
ed racing dates for-this season.
Traire- Jiofc Mn-:k or nyz that the
All games postponed; bad weather.
St. Louis at Ietroit and New York at
At Chicago (12 innings) RUE
Cleveland 2 5 0
Chicago - 1 5 li
Batterie: Cleveland, Bcrger and J
Bemis: Chicago. Smith and Payne. TJm- i
pires, J Liougnun anu rernue.
At Boston: R H E
AVashington 4 6 0
Boston 5 9 3
Batteries: Washington. Johnson and
Street; Boston. Wood and Carrigan.
Umpires, Connelly and DIneen.
At Columbus Indianapolis-Columbus
game postponed; wet grounds, rain.
At St. Paul Kansas City, 1; St
At Minneapolis Milwaukee, 0; Min
At Toledo Toledo-Louisville gamo
called off; rain.
Portlind -.' . . 1
R. H. 33.
0 3 0
2 5 2
Batteries: Harkins and Mitze;
rett and Fisher. ,
At San Francisco. R. H. E.
San Francisco .... 1 ." 2
Sacramento ----. .-. 0 S 3
Batteries: Willis and Williams Brown
NATIONAL LEAGUE. and La Longe.
Cornell relay team this year is the
fastest which ever ran for the Ithaca
A Minnesota boat club eight will
meet the freshman crew as a curtain
raiser for the Wisconsin-Washington
varsity race on Lake Mendota June 4.
The Canadian Athletic union has
been officially notified by the British
Olympic council of the abandonment
of the Olympic games at Athens this
The Dominion of Canada Rifle asso
ciation has decided to add $1,000 to the
prize lists this year aud extend the
meet into Saturday, one day longer
than usual. The events will be held
at Ottawa the week of Aug. 22.
The national intercollegiate relay
races will be held at the University of
Pennsylvania field, Philadelphia, May
27 and 2S. The New England inter
?oIlegiate sports will occur on the Tech
3eld. Brookline. May 20 and 21.
Ad Wolgast. the new lightweight
champion, is reported to ime said:
"No colored scrappers for me. If any
black man gets near the top in the
lightweight class he neyer will win the
championship by whipping me. for
I'll never enter the ring with a negro.
I draw the color line. Joe Gans is
down and out for good, but if he doe
want a chance he will not get it from
"A combined Oxford and Cambridge
Rugby football team will visit the
United States next fall to play a se
ries of games in Canada and the west.
A match may also be secured in the
ease if a strong enough college team
is developed. Matches have been ar
ranged with McGill university, thp
University of Toronto and the Univer
sities of Xevada, Chicago and Califor
nia. Nat Cartmell. the former University
of Pennsylvania sprinter, who turned
' .professional in England, wants Mike
Murphy, coach of the Bed and Blue
team, to go to England with him this
season, when he will contest against
some of the prominent athletes over
Over In England a new game has
been Invented called "vigoro," which,
the promoters declare, will supplant
cricket and baseball. It is called the
"world's exercise." From the descrip
tion of it it seems to be a cross be
tween lawn tennis and cricket and is
said to possess the element of ."daz
zling quickness" and "exhilarating ex
citement" At Los Angeles.
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: Willetts and Brown; Tozer Saturday aiternoons ana ounaay mum
Orendorff. " ! i"S- Mamie Swartz. .who played here
Gill and Orendorff.
At Montgomery Nim
At Mobile Birmingham
3; Mobile. 2.
At Chattanooga Memphis, 3; Chatta
nooga, 3. Twelve innings; darkness.
At Nashville Atlanta, 2; Nashville. 3.
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TtforiPs: Ft. Worth. Weeks, McKay
and Powell ; Galveston. Brown. Garber
At Houston: ".
Oklahoma Citv - 3 12
Houston .....11 11
Batteries: Oklahoma City. Hate and
Noyes; Houston. Rose and Burch.
At San Antonio: R II E
Shreveport 6 1X .
San Antonio 2 9 "
Batteries: Shreveport. Tesrau and
Henninger; San Antonio, Folbre, Bland
ing and Yantz.
Xo games between Dallas and Waco
Tuesdaj . g
FINE WITH EASE
Will Merely Walk ontotiie
Stage Twice a Dav for
a Week for $700.
Kansas City, Mo.. April 20. Mighty
is fame. To procure that $700 fine Inr
posed by national baseball commission
men. John G. Kliug has gone into the
theatrical business. The crack catcher
will walk upon the stage of a Chicago
music hall, bow, and walk right out
again. That is all. And, he will receive
$700 for doing it twice a day for one
"Mv real reason for signing the con
tract," said Kling. "Is that I want to
get back in baseball. I could not afford
to take my fine ut of my business here,
and the theater work will be an easy
tway to get the necessary money. But
there will be no talking on my 'part.' I
came near rejecting the proposition be
cause they wanted me to make a
Johnny will report to manager Chance
of the Chicago National club next Sun
day morning and will play out the sea
son for $4500, as offered.
Y. 31. C. A. BOWLING.
The Texas Telegraph Bowling trophy
cup has arrived at the El Paso asso
ciation. It is large and shapely, and a
fitting honor for local bowlers who won
it over all other associations of the
state. The cup was presented by Linz
Bros., of Dalla.
By a 5S pin margin, team No. 6 won
over No. 10 players last night. Evans
and Rodriguez tied for high game at
196 and Evans made high total at 548.
Play between teams 5 and 3 resulted
in a victory for No. 3 by a 34 pin mar
gin. W. Christie made game at 210 and
total at 5S0. Scores were
Team. No. 5. 12
W. Christie 160
H. Christie 166
H. G. Bateman ...188
Team No. 3. 1-2
Foster 197 169
Schutz 16S 158
White 159. 193
Team 2Co. 6. - 1 . 2
Evans 196 ISO
Rumsev 188 148
Andreas 12S 140
i Team No. 10. 1 -
Rodrigues 176 108
Alvarez 173 155
Zozaya 138 126
ItOSWELL OPENS BALL
SEASON WITH CLOVIS
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4 21 o well baseball team expects to go to Clo
" 3 13 1 ' vs Friday to play there Friday and
j last 3ear, has been wired and is now on
his way from New York to join the
team at Clovis.
The Roswell players who are to go to
Clovis are: Tom Hall, Cy Leland. Joe
and Hal Ware, Fred Wilson, A. J. Le-
.v Clair. Ed Amonett, Roy H. Mook. C.
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