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The Herald s Sporting News
EL PASO HERALD 211910-
JEFFMESWORUIG EL PASO LOSES
OUT IN SPLENDID SU1DHTS GAME
SKAPE.SPORTSSAY TO DOUGLAS
Ben Lomond, CaL. May 23. Chief of
police Martin, of San Francisco, visited
Jeffries's camp Sunday, and after expressing-
pleasure at the fighter's fine
conditon, surprised everybody with this:
"I am going to take personal super
vision of all fighting- from now on. That
goes with the big fight as well as for
lesser bouts. The fight fans should be
protected, nnd I believe I know enough
of the game to see that its patrons do
not get the worst of it- The moment
a fight looks peculiar to me. I'll stop
it without consulting either referee or
Fifty members of the Olympic club
and a number of San Francisco sport
ing men saw Jeffries work out Satur
day in his fastest boxing bouts of the
training season. It consisted of nine
fast rounds with Jack Jeffries. Joe
Choynski and Bob Armstrong. Besides
chief Martin, the camp was visited for
the first time by Jack Gleason. He
merely paid a social visit, talking no
business with anybody.
The fighter followed the glove work
with shadow boxing, rope skipping and
two fast games of handball. All thi
labor followed five miles on the road
and an hour's row on the river. No
work was. attempted during the after
noon, Jeffries with his partner, Jack
Kipper, and chief Martin leaving for
Santa Cruz in Tex Rickard's automo
bile. Jack Gleason paid his respects to Jef
fries for the first time since the estab
lishment of the Ben Lomond training
camp. The copromoter was merely
making a friendly call and bad no busi
ness chat with Jeffries.
Hughie Jennings, manager of the De
troit Tigers, is not only a great baseball
player, but he is a brainy man as well.
His opinion is of value on the chances
of the teams in the American league
despite the fact that he is an interested
He predicts that he will duplicate the
feat of Charlie Comlskey, who is the
only big league manager who ever won
four consecutive Championships. The
latter turned the trick with the St.
Louis Browns of 1S85, 1886, 18S7 and
18S8. Frank Chance nearly duplicated
Ihis record with the Chicago Cubs. That
aggregation won three flags and then
finished second to the Pirates. The Pi
rates also won three flags, in 1901,
1902 and 1903. Ed Hanlon's Baltimore
Orioles grabbed a trio of champion
ships In 1894, 1895, 1896 and finished
second to Boston In 1SS7.
Jennings now says that he will win
the flag for the fourth time, and will
cap It by winning the world's cham
pionship. He says:
"Detroit is in splendid shape to re
peat this year. We won our first pen
nant in 1907 and came right back with
two more flags In 1908 and 1909. Chi
cago beat us for the world's champion
ship in 1907 and 1908, but Pittsburg
had to hustle to whip us last year.
"Baseball is a wonderful Institution,"
also says Jennings. "Just think of it,
the Detroit team made $200,000 last sea
son. That's going some for a little
town like the Michigan metropolis. But
we drew big coin on the road; in fact
the Tigers outdrew every other club
in the American league away from home
by more than 25,000.
"The present owners of the Detroit
team bought the club, lock, stock and
barrel, five years ago for $30,000. Since
then the team has made more than
$500,000 and you couldn't buy the plant
today for' 5500,000. The Detroit team Is
liberal with its players and that is one
of things that makes the boys play
hard. Ty Cobb draws $9000 a year
and others of the team draw big sal
aries. Last year the bonus handed me
by the management was more than ten
times what my salary was the first year
I played professional baseball. This spir
it is what makes the team the solid or
ganization that it is and enables us
to win pennants."
Good stories develop once in a while
In baseball -which are o actual occur
rence. Two of the most humorous of re
cent date are now floating around. Here
There was a game played at El Reno,
Okla., last week which will probably
be disputed over forever. El Reno was
beaten and needed a run to tie. Two
men were on bases and two were out
when the batter hit an easy bounder
towards shortstop. The shortstop was
about to pick up the ball and toss it to
second to finish the game when a prai
rie dog jumped out of a hole, collided
with the ball, sent it to centerfield and
the score was tied. A hit followed and
El Reno won the game. The official
scorers wanted to give the prairie dog
Here is another one, reported truth
fully from Denver. Jack Hendricks,
wno is leading the Denver team towards
the western championship, got a tip.
on a player who was working with a
semi-pro team in Denver and he ran
away to see the youngster perform. In
the third inning, with no one out, the
bases were full and the batter up hit
a high fly. The pitcher was standing
urder the ball, which broke through his
hands, hit him on top of the head and
bounded on the fly to the third base
man, who touched third. The umpire
called it a double play Instead of allow
ing the infield out. and the game was
won right there.
NEW JESSEY MAN
WINS BICYCLE RACE
Newark, X. J., May 23. The five milt
bicycle race at the Vailsburg track Sun
day was won by Frank Kramer of East
Orange, with Iver Lawson, Salt Lake
City, second, and Fred Hill, of Boston,
thidr. Time. 10:52 1-5. P. Hehir and
William (Pedlar) Palmer, the suspended
professional cyclists, were suspended for
SO days by referee Valentine for foul
Earlier in the day Palmer and Joe
Wells, of New England, won a team
match race from Albert Krebs, of Salt
Lake City, and Walter Bardgett, of
Buffalo, in two straight heats of one
mile and one-half mile. Percy Law
rence of San Francisco, won the two
mile invitation for professionals. The.
one half mile handicap went to New
man Anderson, of Denmark, from the 30
yard mark, and in the five miles open
for amateurs Jacob Magin, of Newark,
N J., beat out Chris Schellier, of San
Francisco, for first place.
Wins the Saturday - G-ame,
Making Two Out of the
Series of Three.
Douglas, Ariz., May 23. Booles with
a snre arm and Kane going good tells
j the story of the Sunday game, the final
one of tne uemon-iia.vtrnun. '.
Booles was able to stay but three in
nings because of his arm, which had
been bothering him since coming to
Douglas, but during those three innings
he allowed seven Tuns. He was then re
lieved by Rumsey, who started the game
Saturday. Five hits and three runs
were made off of Rumsey's delivery but
the runs were credited more to El Paso's
errors than the pitcher's work. Rum
sey batted better than usual, getting
three hits in four times up. Both Ketch
urn, of El Paso, and "Walters, of Doug
las got home runs during the game and
the' hitting was heavy throughout the
game, although many easy chances went
for hits because of the ragged fielding
of -the two clubs.
El Paso demonstrated an ability to
play losing ball in the third game. At
one time the score was 10 to 0 and the
Mavericks kept up their nerve and saw
the game through, scoring nine runs
and allowing the Douglas club to score
but two more, making the total 12 to 9
in favor of Douglas, after E-J Paso had
won the first two.
Score R- H- K-
Douglis 12 13 7
El Paso 9 11
Batteries: Douglas, Kane and Le
Brand; El Paso, Booles, Rumsey and
It required a double shift of pitchers
to finish the second of the El Paso
Douglas series Saturday. Rumsey went
in for El Paso and lasted but six in
nings until Douglas got to him so hard
that he was taken out and Jackson
pulled in from first base to do the
Before retiring. Rumsey issued trans
portation good for the round trip to
Ward and Ford in the first and fifth in
nings, and gave three three-base hits
during the session. Jackson fared bet
ter, allowing but two hits in the last
three innings. He also got away with a
batting record equal to Gray's of the
day before. In five times up Jack hit
four safe ones and negotiated a home
run in the sixth inning off of Pitts.
Walters succeeded Pitts in the box and
finished the game without letting the
Mavericks get away with a long-end
Booles's sore arm was the cause of
Jackson being shifted to the box. as it
was not certain that the redhaired
pitcher could go in Sunday, and Gray
was saved for the third game of the
series. Jackson covered himself with
glory with his pitching ability and
proved that El Paso has another utility
man In addition to Stanley Gray, who
has mtde as big a hit -here as at home.
R. H. E.
El Paso 8 11 2
Douglas 5 8 4
Batteries: El Paso, Rumsey, Jackson
and Merritt; Douglas, Pitts, Walkers
and Le Brand. Umpire, Goyheniex.
Clifton, Ariz., May 23. Morenci took
the only game played in -the scheduled
double header contest between Mo
renci and. Clifton Sunday afternoon, 10
The morning game was postponed
and in the afternoon Morenci got to
Scanlon's delivery so hard that he was
forced to .retire and Abbott was sent
in to iel:cve him.
Morenci got 13 hits off of the two
pitcners while Clifton hit Gcmmings
for nine safeties during the game.
The score: R. H. E.
Morenci ...... ......10 13 3
Clifton 4 9 4
Batteries: Morenci, Cummings and
Hofman; Clifton, Scanlon, Abbott and I
DR. JAMES VANCE IS $
& THE CHAMPltiN GOLFER.
Dr. James Vance is the golf
champion of the El Paso coun- &
' try club. This was decided -4fr
0- day in the finals played be- ,-
& tween Dr. Vanre and C. H.
$ Leavenn. Van won ., from -
4 Leavell by one hole, Leavell &
& taking the first rouna and the
& doctor the second and inci- &
- tentally the silver trophy cup. &
& In the second flignt, J. Buck-
$ ner won the final contest from $
&- W. E. Race.
A little dos: always harks after the big
one from the neighbor's has been run ,
oat of the yard, hy somebody else. The
zin:c applies to the) little baseball
THE GAME FROM
JOHNSOM SJIYS HE IISBEE WINS THE
San Francisco, Cal., May 23. At last
Jack Johnson has shown his spunk. He
is afflicted with too much fan, it seems.
Saturday Jack did no training, and all
sorts of rumors started. "He is going
stale," said some; others, "He is losing
too much weight."
"I am going to train just as suits
myself and not the puDlic," declared
Johnson somewhat angrily when ques
tioned why he did not go Into the gym
nasium. "As I said when I first came
here, no one in the world is going to
dictate the amount of work that is done
except Jack Johnson. I have always
attended to my own training and I am
too old to let the public disturb me. I
did not go into the gymnasium today
simply because I did not need the work.
With as much time ahead of me, I
would be a fool to knuckle down to
boxing. I would be sure to go Into the
ring stale and f want to be ght for
"Ordinarily I box three or four weeks
for a fight, and as I will work right
up to July 2, you can see for yourself
that there will be enough time. I c
easily have postponed my work until
the first of June. As soon as 1 am
good and ready I will box four "times
a week, but that Is all."
"It was the same old story on the
road this morning," declared Sig. Hart
as he returned to camp, lagging be
hind Johnson. "Jack is In great shape
for road work and he sprints a lot."
BIjr Crowd Sunday.
But Sunday found Johnson at it be
fore even a larger crowd than on the
opening day. He worked rapidly, send
ing Cotton to camp with a bleeding
mouth after a punch In tha stomach In
the fourth round. Cutler, complaining
of ill health, stalled until George Little
called time at the end of another four
rounds. The negro ai.co went after the
bag and the mediclr.e ball aid some
new exercises with "weights.
Following the workout Johnson
weighed 218 pounds, as against 224
pounds of just a week ago. His bay
window has receeded out of sight The
negro will box no more until Wednes
day, but he promises to work in he
gym everv morning. After June 1 J" 1 n
son says he will box at least four limes
a week, and perhaps every day.
First race, 6 furlongs, selling: Sain
est won, Adena second. Deneen third.
Time. 113 2-5.
Se'cond race, 5 furlongs: Salali won,
Pawhuska second. Welakao third. Time,
Third race. Futurity course, selling:
Daddy GIp won. Bit of Fortune second,
Jim Gaffney third. Time, 1:09 2-5.
Fourth race, 1 mile, Elmhurst handicap-
Lewiston won. Rey Hindoo sec
ond, Chester Krum third. Time, 1:39 2-5.
Fifth race, I mile and 70 yards, cell
ing: Eddie Graney won, Edwin T. Fry
er second, Inclement third. Time,
Sixth race, 4 furlongs, purse: Fern
L. won. Likely DIeudonne second, Pride
of Lismore third. Time, :59 4-5.
At Belmont Park.
First race, 5 furlongs: Aldrain won,
Lochiel second, Semi-Quaver third.
Time, 1:02 3-5.
Second race, 7 furlongs: Cohart won,
Ed Ball second, Chepontuc third. Time,
Third race, 5 furlongs: Babbler won,
Novelty second, Semprolus third. , Time,
Fourth race, 1 mile: The Turk won.
Prince Imperial second, Glasmere third.
Fifth race, Whitney Memorial Steeple
chase, about 2 miles: Agent won.
Time. 5:40. Sir Wooster fell. Only two
Sixth race, 1 miles: Taboo won,
Dandy Dixon second, Berklev third
First race, 5 furlongs: Robin Grey
won, Donovan second, Ben Sand third.
Second race, 4 furlongs: New Star
won, Coletta second, Molly Mog third.
Time, :56 1-5.
Third race, 1 mile and 20 yards: Ee
Bright won. Royal Report second, Al
ice third. Time. 1:42 3-5.
Fourth race, the Bourbon handicap, 1
mi'e: PInkola won, Chrystal Maid sec
ond, Dr. Holzberg third. Time, 1 :40 2-5.
Fifth race, 4 furlongs: Labold woni
Oriental Pearl second, James Mc. third.
Time, :55 2-5.
Sixth race, 1 mile and 20 yards: Cam
el won, Minot second, Fantastic third
Time, 1:43 2-5.
BAD WEATHER FOIt
THE SUNDAY SHOOTING
A New Prize Is Offered to the Riflemen,
a Pair of Shooting Glar.scs The
The Bl Paso Rifle club held its cus
tomary weekly shoot at the range on
Mundy Heights Sunday morning.
The weather conditions were bad on
account of an irregular wind.
There were 11 riflemen present and
the following scores were made in the
Hixson medal event:
Allen. 36; Haines, 32; Filler, 30; James
24; Wilburn, 21; Paul, 21; Pringle, 21;
Baca, 20; Beutell, 19; Capt. Jack, 16.
The next scores were made in the
Krakauer, Zork & Moye prize event as
Allen, 52; Haines, 50; Pringle, 49; Capt.
Jack, 46; Reherd, 44; James. 42; Paul,
42; Wilburn, 41; Filler, 40; Beutell, 39:
Allen is winner of this prize, having
won it twice in succession.
A new prize has been given the club
by the El Paso Optical companv, a
pair of shooting glasses, and wilY be
shot for under handicap. The Creed
more target will be usedfor this pur
pose. BOWLING. .;.
I- : .;.
The individual bowling tournament
on Y. M. C. A. alleys will be completed
this week. Most recent scores follow:
Sukerman 210 215 189 176 150 940
Houck 184 258 236 184 214 1076
Amador 142 13U 213 155 187 827
Sukerman 211 19S 166 197 206 978
Amador 194 172 163 529
Zozaya ISO 1S5 152 517
Arizonians Take Down a Big
- Bunch of Rooters to the
Cananea, Sonoro. Mexico, May 23.
Bisbee defeated Cananea 7 to 6 here
Sunday. The batteries were: Bisbee,
Marshall and Grindle; Cananea, Ander
son, Thomas and Whaling.
Cananea had the game won to the
ninth, when Bisbee secured three runs.
The Saturday Game.
In a grand slugfest off Max Reardon,
including four three-baggers in succes-
slon, Bisbee took the first game from
Cananea at cananea oaiuiuaj auci
noon. Reardon lasted until the eighth,
when a sucucession of doubles and
triples netted seven tallies. He retired
in favor of Wylie in the middle of the
Bisbee scored two in the second by
consistent clouting. Cananea came
through with three in the fifth, but in
the eighth Reardon went to pieces.
The game was devoid of any wrang
ling and apparently Cananea and Bisbee
were the best of friends. Mackey um
pired and the decisions went unques
tioned. Last night the Bisbee players were
the guests of the Cananea club for a
ride about town and Into the moun
tains. Three hundred Bisbee fans came to
Cananea for the two games. The root
ers clubs came in uniform and made
the Mexican town assume a sed hue for
a few hours. The next thing being
planned by Bisbee Is a big excursion to
El Paso, under the 'rooters' club aus
pices. It may be arranged for Decora
tion day, if not.' for later in the sea
son. The rooters will take a band with
R H E
Bisbee. ...02000070 9 14 2
Cananeal. ..0 0003000 1 4 7 3
Batteries Cananea, Reardon, Wylie
and Whaling; Bisbee, Doan and Grindle.
BISBEE BALL PARK IS
BEINTG MADE OVER.
Will Be in Fine Shape When El Paso
Goes Over to Piny A iRenl Joke
on BIsbee's First Baseman.
Bisbee, Ariz., May 23. When that
baseball Dark Is remodeled for the El
T- cTrt .Ariac 1 tt'HI Anntoln rrwamrl
benches for members of both teams,
bleachers enclosed similar to the grand
stand, the seats heightened and brought
down to the wire netting, taking the
place of the few stringers backed up
against the park fence that have hith-
ferto done as bleachers.
In view of the crowds that Bisbee,
with a winner, is turning out, the en
closing of the bleachers is made neces
sary, not only by the organization of the
rooters' clubs, but because the grand
stand will not bold the balance. Just
1061 turned out to the game May 15th,
and the baseball association was buck
ing the Red Men's picnic that day,
which took nearly a thousand people out
Not only will the seating capacity of
the park be increased hut the Warren
Bisbee street railway company has or
dered two marge . cars Irum the east,
both of them open, to be used exclu
sively in handling the ball crowds.
The total outlay on park and cars, as
figured out by the company, will come
to over $3000. All for the reason that
"BIsbee's baseball batty."
Gray, the new first baseman, known
as "Tamer" among his t.am-mates but
more so by the cognomen of "Dolly,"
Is acknowledging a huge joke on him
self due to unfamiliarity with the cli
matic conditions and waterless water
ways of the district.
Gray Is a great sportsman, likes hunt
ing and also likes his fishing. When
he packed up at Joplin, Mo., to come
to Arizona among the first things he
thought of bringing, outside his collec
tion of baseball bats and gloves, was
three rifles. The rifles were all right,
but second only to their importance he
stored away in his trunk about $30
worth of the finest fishing tackle one
could find west of the Mississippi.
Fancy flies, rods, hooks, lines, reels and
tackle of all descriptions were among
the outfit, and Gray came to Bisbee
fully expecting to revel in the glories
of trout fishing in the mountain
streams. When he told his friends here
about it he was subjected to the big
5haw haw" all around, and told he
might fish out a few boards from the
subway on a rainy day. That's about
FOE CEMENT TEAM
Old White Sox Sullivan with little
Finney catching his curves won the
amateur game at Washington park
Sunday for the Portland cement team
in a 3 to 2 game from the Union team.
Sully struck out 11 men and worked
like he did last year when he was
pitching for the crack amateur White
Sox team before it became the El Paso
club. Armstrong pitched for the Union
team, holding the cement workers to
The score: R. H. E.
Portland Cement 3 6 1
Union 3 7 2
Batteries. Cement team, Sullivan and
Finney; Union team, Armstrong and
Portland Bukey, first base; Grady,
second base; Hoover, third base; Gray,
short ?ton; Thompson, left field: Wood,
center field; Keifer, right field; Fin
ney, catcher; Sullivan, pitcher.
Union Hamilton, first base; O'Boyle,
second base: Webb, third base; Brush,
shortstop: Colquitt left field; Lane,
center field: Fisher, right field; Doer
ing, catcher; Armstrong, pitcher.
Doerirg, the Union catcher, is held
up as a crack batter as well as some
catcher. He is hitting the ball hard,
getting 28 hits out of IS games and 56
times up. He alo got two home runs,
and three three base hits, and two two
base hits. Manager J. E. Jacob says
he is the star hitter of the team.
JOHN T. BRITSII. OF NEW
YORK GIANTS, VERY ILL.
San Antonio, Tex., May 21. The con
dition of John T. Brush, owner of the
New York Giants, who is ill at the St.
Anthony hotel, was slightly worse to
day. The slump of the ball team, in which
he is wrapped up. has had a bad effect
and has caused him considerable worry.
Despite this fact, it Is expected that he
will be strong enough to leave for Chi
cago within a week or 10 days.
For more than a week Mr. Brush ha.
been able to take an auto ride when the
weather was suitable, and this has been
, having a good effect in helping him to
I regain his health.
East El Paso has a ball team. It is
a kid team but ball players just the
same. The representatives of the sun
rise neighborhood won the fifth game
of a series of five rrom the San Jose
team, making it five straight for the
East El Paso boys. The score of the
final game was 20 to 10. The winning
team appeared in the new uniforms for
the final game.
HUSKY RUSTIES WIN.
Weiss's Husky Rusties easily wal
loped the Sixth street ball team at the
Rusty town ground's Sunday.
The score R- 3--
Rusties 30 2f
Sixth Street 3 7
Batteries Rusties. Weiss and Toen
niges; Sixth Street team, Fausto and
The Athletics outplayed the Newports
in every way Sunday at the car
The score H. E.
Athletics 9 S I
BatteriesAthletics, Calamia and Lo
pez; Newports, LIggens and Mena.
WITH THE TEXAS
LEAGUE BALL PLAYERS.
(By Horace Shelton.)
Hohnherst, first baseman for San An
tonio, has returned to play with At
lanta, replacing Barr, the regular first
sacker, who is ill with typhoid fever.
This will weaken the local team to a
Another trade has also slipped up
The Bronchos will not get Mayer from
Atlanta, as was announced, but pitcher
Griffin has come instead. He is not in
good shape, but Is expeoted to round
into form within a short time.
French and Larsen have also been
aaued to tne Nags staff, and both are
UU1IIK gUUU WUia. 1J. tiioj v;vu umj xi.ccj.
up the game. There have been so many
changes in the Bronchos since the be
ginning of the season that It is almost
necessary to keep a moving picture ma
chine operating to keep up with them.
Firestine and Mclver are now prob
ably doing the best work for San An-,
tonlo. They are clouting the ball reg
ularly and are also doing good work in
Fort Worth has secured the services
of Bill Lattimore, irmer star pitcher
for the Toledo team of the American
association. On account of illness he
has not pitched any ball for eight
months, but Is now rounding into shape
again. He Is expected to prove good
material in this league.
Foley White, a well known figure in
the Texas league, has been given his
unconditional release by Waco. He is
looking for a berth with the Cactus
league of the west or the Prickly Pear
league of the southwest. He will prob
ably last as he is still able to de
liver a fair grade of goods.
Danny Claire, who was with Shreve
port last year, is playing a good game
this year for Wichita in the western
Ison, a new infielder, has. been signed
by San Antonio. He comes from At
lanta of the Southern league!!. He will
replace Harrison at short, who failed
to make good.
Infielder Emery of the Oklahoma
team last year Is with Birmingham of
the Southern league. He is delivering
an- excellent grade of work to that
Mike Erwin, the Texan who is catch
ing for Brooklyn, is connecting for hits
regularly now and is dividing the work
Druke is pitching fine ball for the
New York Giants. The indications are
now that he will make the best show
ing of any man ?ho went from the
Texas league to big company.
Sentz. formerly with Fort Worth, and
Tate, formerly with Dallas, are playing
with the Wheeling club in the Central
Sioux City is after Thebo, one of
Waco's outfielders and who has been
with the Texas league for several years.
Buster Burnett, a pitcher, has been
offered. The trade i.iay be consum
ated as Waco is weak in box work.
Zach Wheat, formerly with Shreve
port, is doing much to help Brooklyn
win its games. Wheat is batting close
to .400 and is lining them out for, ex
Gribbens, the new catcher recently se
cured by Ft. Worth, is now working
and Is showing good form. Fred Moore
has succeeded Walter Morris as short
stop on that team and Earl Snapp from
the Texas Christian university has ap
parently cinched a job at third.
Nig Perrine, now playing second base
for Oklahoma City, has been given sev
eral trials with the big leagues, but has
never made good. He is showing fast in
Arnold Gandil, who played with
Shreveport under the name of Arnold.,
has made good with the Chicago White
Sox.1 He will be a regular member of
Charlie Moran, who has been coachinir
the Agricultural and Mtcanical college
this spring, has joined Dallas. He was
bought from New York via -tobile, and
will be on the catching staff, assisting
Jack Onslow. The latter has caught
every garni played so far by Dalian, and
the strain is telling. Moran has been
keeping in good form while coaching
the college boys, and is expected to be
of considerable help to the Giants.
Robertson, the utility catcher of the
Dallas team, will have to be disposed
of in some manner. The team will not
release him. as he Is too valuable a
man. Some of the other teams would
be sure to gobble him up. He will prob
ablv go to a minor team with a string
It Is very doubtful if Truesdale. sec
ond baseman for th? Browns of St. Louts
who was traded to Houston a part V)n
sideration for Newnam, will bo permit
ted to en to that team. Under the rule?
of the National association Dallas ha.
first claim on the services of the fast
little fielder, and will pmhnblv assert
that risrbt. St. Louis drafted Trusdalp
'-nTTi rv,llns inst season. TTnless Dal!ac
erives her consent or declines to remir
chase Truesdale for the draft price, $400.
Conservative Financial Policy
The American National Bank is governed by a conservative
financial policy, but it is progressive and broad enough to meet
is the requirements ox all
Your checking account is invited-
Capital and Surplus $240,000.00
NOW BEING INCREASED TO $360,000.
Truesdale cannot play with any other
team of the Texas league. As Trues-
I dale is far above any other infielder in
Texas in ability it Is very probsble that
Dallas will call for him. This may
LAS CRTJCES AND
' MESILLA VALLEY
AT A. &M. COLLEGE
Special Prizes Axe Distrib
uted and a Banquet
Agricultural College. N. M., May 23.
School has closed for the term. The
members of the class of 1910 who re
ceived degrees were: Edward Livings
ton Redding, Ruth Ellen Oliver, Gordon
Wilson Goebel, Arthur Frederic Fraker,
Howard Crosby Boone, Arner Ge
Eede, Walter Roque Ames, Donald Wad
dill Young. Stuart Knight Baker.
Closing the year's work the senior
class presented the historic old spade
to the juniors, another leaf was added
to the yucca on the college flff, a "
solos were sung, the class history read
and the class gift bestowed. This gift
was a beautiful solid silver loving cup
to be used as a "bone of contention
between the various debaters of the col
lege. It Is at present in the possession
of the Freshman debating team, they
having won every contest they entered
Into this school year.
A prize having been offered by Oscar
Snow to the one who did the most cred.
itable work in debating and public
speaking, it was decided unanimously
that Dudley Ewing, of Farmlngton, de
served the prize, a set of books. The
presentation speech was made by W. A.
Sutherland. Ewing is a member of the
Freshman class. .
Miss Lena Smith and Miss Audle Crist
by doing special outside work during
the vear. succeeded in finishing the
preparatory course, and received their
Hon. H. R. Pattengill, former super
intendent of public instruction of the
state of Michigan, held his listeners
spellbound while he delivered one of
the best commencement addresses it has
ever been the good fortune of many
people to hear.
At the banquet given by the Alumni
association to their friends and the
friends of the college W. A. Sutherland
Land Increases Eapidly in
Yalue Farmers Stack
Hay at Night.
Berino, N. M., May 23. G. A. L. Sny
man closed a deal with Mr. Barlow, of
Carrizozo, N. M., selling his home place
to the latter for 518,000, or 112.50 per
acre. The original filer on this land
sold it to M. C. Tompkins for $2000. Mr.
Tompkins sold to Henry Wilken in 1907
for $6400. Mr. Wilken sold one year
later to Mr. Snyman for $12,500, and
Mr. Snyman after one year sold at a
profit of $5500. Mr. Snyman immediate
ly invested in 120 acres of land of the
Lucern Farm company at $130 per acre.
So far the record price for land in this
neighborhood. Mr. Snyman will make
his home on the place just sold, having
accepted a long term rental lease from
the purchaser, Mr. Barlow.
F. E. Knehnert, of Vado, purchased
land at Berino station and has given
a contract for the erection of a store
building and residence to Mr. Lonsdale,
of Chamberino. Mr. Knehnert and fam
ily will move their business from Yado
John Snyman has resigned as alcalde
of Thre Saints Ditch, tn take effect
June 1. E. T. Baker, who was elected
alcalde but who refused the office in
January, will likely fill the vacancy.
The wind has been blowing so strong
during the daytime that the stacking
of hay was Impossible. Several native
farmers Ijeat the wind by working on
I calmed. A light shower of rain accom
panied the high wind, out it was not
enough to damage hay or help the
LAS CRTJCES DAILY RECORD.
Las Cruces, N. M., May 23. The fol
lowing aeeds and other papers of record
have been filed with the recorder of
Dona Ana county:
Rejino Quaitana et ux to Gaudalupe
Ascarate, warranty deed to a parcel of
land situate in precinct number 3, con
taining 3.24 acres. Consideration, $324.
Dated May IS, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to G. W. Hallmark,
warranty deed to lots 42 and 43 In block
59 of Miller's Washington Park addi
tion. Consideration $1 and other val
uables. Dated May 20. 1910.
Sunshine Valley company to L. J.
Stoltz. warranty deed to lots 21, 22, 23
and 24 in block 29 of Mesa Heights sec
ond addition. Consideration, $130. Dated
May 19. 1910.
Sunshine Valley company to William
Blair, warranty deed to lots 13 and 14
in block 33 of Mesa Heights second
addition. Consideration, $70. Dated
May 19, 191i.
L. H. Vanderwerf to T. E. Belton,
OLDEST AND STRONGEST
IN DONA ANA COUNTY
block the Newnam deal or result In.
j some other player being substituted. It
Is sajd thsei Dallas is willing to take a
good pitcher from St. Louis at the same
price and waive rights as to Truesdale.
warranty deed to lots 21 and 22 in block
58 of Miller's Washington Park addi
tion. Consideration, $1 and other val
uables. Dated May 20, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to Mrs. C C. Box,
warranty deed to lot 44 in block 59 of
Miller's Washington Park addition. Con
sideration, $1 and other valuables. Dated
May 20, 1910.
J. T. Miller to William Cherry war
ranty deed to lots 61 and 83 in block 59
of Miller's addition. Consideration, $1
and other valuables. Dated August IS,
J. T. Miller to Ed. H. Johnson, -Brar-ranty
deed to lot S3 In block 22 of Mil
ler's addition. Consideration, $1 and
other valuables. Dated April 5, 1909.
Incorporation of Mesilla. to Hugh
Clary, warranty deed to a tract of land
situate near Picacho, containing 55.65
acres. Consideration, $445.20. Dated
May 17, 1910.
Agricultural Chemical works to Per
kins Stem, quit claim deed to a parcel
of land situate about 1& miles south
of Las Cruces; area 680 by 1480 by 709
by 1230 feet, also adjoining tract con
taining 10 acres, also tract containing
41.87 acres. Consideration. $10. Dated
May 9. 1910.
Incorporation of Mesilla to W. C
Field, warranty deed to a tract of land
situate near Picacho, containing 1435
acres. Consideration, $537.19. Date4
May 31, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to William E. Haley;
warranty deed to lots 4T and 48 in block
11 of Miller's College Park addition.
Consideration, $1 and other valuables.
Dated May 9, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to George H. Wil
liams, warranty" deed to lots 27 and 2S
in block 38 of Miller's College Park
addition. Consideration, $1 and other
valuables. Dated April 11, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to Abraham L.
Booth, warranty deed to lots 25 in block
3S of Miller's College Park addition.
ConsfWeration, $1 and other "valuables.
Dated March 25, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to George L. Need
ham, warranty deed to lot 2? in block
S3 of Miller's Washington Park addi
tion. Consideration, $1 ami other val
uables. Dated May 17, 191Q.
L. H. Vanderwerf to F. J. Reddick,
warranty deed to lots 11 and 12 in block
64 of Miller's Washington Park addi
tion. Consideration, $1 and other valuables-
Dated May 17, 1910.
L. H. Vanderwerf to W. O. and M. E.
Garner, warranty deed to lots 1, 2, 3 and
4 In block 52 of Miller's Washington
Park addition. Consideration, $1 and
other valuables. Dated May 17, 1910.
L. H.Vanderwerf to Ed. Jacoby, war
ranty deed to lots 9 and 10 in block
52 of Miller's Washington Park addi
tion. Consideration, $1 and other val
uables. Dated May 17, 1910.
CHAFFEE IS 2SAMED
U. S. COMMISSIONER
A Las Cruces Man to Mil
Jones Vacancy Ranch
man Goes to Phoenix.
Las Cruces, N. M., Hay 23 Judfc-
Frank W. Parker has appointed judg
E. A. Chaffee as United States comrils-
sloner to fill vacancy caused by resig-
nation of W. A. Fleming Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. OTieary have gor&
to Phoenix, where Mr. 0Leary hsx
taken a position on a large alfalfa aad
stock ranch six miles out of Phoenix.
LAS CRUCES LOCAL NEWS.
Las Cruces, N. 1L. May 23. The reg
ular meeting of PhiL Sheridan circle
No. 2, the women's auxiliary' of the G.
A. jR, will be held at the home of 3rs.
Emma French in Las Cruces on May 28.
L. W. Case spent Sunday in El Paaa
with Mrs. Case, who is at Hotel Dleu.
Tne W C. T. U. -vlll hold a L'HK&ers'
meeting Tuesday afternoon at the homa
of Mrs. G. W. Freeman.
Adjutant West, of the Salvation army
of El Paso, will be In Las Crttcee Wed
nesday, and after the street meeting will
hold an indoor service In the Presby
The demand for Mesilla valley alfalfa
Is heavy, and the shippers are handi
capped for cars to handle the shipments.
Dr. M. Field accompanied his daugh
ter. Vera, to El Paso this forenoon. Misa
Vera won the piano in The Times con
Don Nestor Armijo went down to
El Paso this forenoon.
Charles L. Post took passage on the
morning train for Anthony.
John Foster took passage for El Paso
and other points this forenoon.
LAS CRTJCES HOTEL ARRIVALS.
Las Cruces, N. M., May 23. The fol
lowing guests are registered at Hotel
Don Barnardo: Elmer W. Marsh, Santa
Fe; Fred Lowry, San Francisco; Mrs.
W. B. Knight and son, St. Louis; D.
Marx, Los Angeles; C. Oden, Los An
geles.; W. H. Rhodes, St. Louis: O. E.
Barrant, San Francisco; M. Farot. Al
buquerque; R. J. Snowden. Albuquerque.
PROMINENT 3IAN DYING.
Portland. Ore., May 23.John C.
Young, postmaster of Portland and a
well known Republican politician of this
state, is dying at his home here of
cancer. Mr. Young is a native of Salt
Lake and a descendant of Brigham