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By Horace H. Skcltoa. HilPiiniSSnffilPl''1- I ""
J H ft l m 5 fi SK I ! Ih ! j- V 1 Tuesdav's Results jS0!g&,
President Ebbetts of Brooklyn has
renounced all claims to outfielder Ace
Downey of Oklahoma City. Downey re
cently succeeded Jay Andrews as man
ager of the Oklahoma City team.
St. Louis' has purchased outfielder
Northen and pitch erg Malley and
Mitchell from Houston. The men will
join the Browns Sept. 7. They were
recommended by first baseman Newman.
Northen is the. man thlrt St. Louis ex
pects the mobt of. He has been doing
exceptionally jCast fielders and heavy
batting this year. The two pitchers
have also ben playing- consistent ball.
i Gus Fisher, of Graham, Tex., is xnalc
jig good as a catcher with the Port
land team of the Pacific coast league.
He is admitted to be the best catcher
In that, league and is batting .290. Sev
eral of the Texas leagues will make an
effort to get him Into this league next
Ahe Jolly, the Fort Worth outfielder,
Is again in uniform. He will not be
able to play for a week yet
Matticks, the outfielder from the
Western association, signed by the
Dallas Giants, has reported for duty.
He comes with a good record.
Fans are speculating as to what a
team might do if it had" a batting order
as follows: Yantz, Mclver, Coyle, Stin
son, McDonald, Mowry, Gowdy and
Mitchell. Some are willing to bet thia
aggregation of Texas players could hold
their own in major league company.
It Is announced from Waco that '
Dugey, Waco's crack second baseman, j
has been sold to the St. Louis Americans.
He will report at the end of the, season.
It is known that several teams, in
cluding the Chicago White Sox and the
New Orleans team, were after him but
It seems the St. Louis Americans closed
Griffin, formerly with the San An
tonio team, continues his star pitching
with Atlanta. He recently shut our. the
fast Memphis team. Since rejoining
Atlanta he has wonv-more than two
thirds of the games pitched.
Bill Bailey, the Texas side wheeler
with the St- Louis Americans, has lost
another game. JThls is no surprise as
Bill has won only one game during the
entire season.x .
Eberline, the new "first baseman of
the Fort Worth Panthers, has been
hitting the, ball with a vim since he
joined thcleam. He has an average of
It looks as If Loudell, the Waco
player, was going to make good with
Detroit. A few days ago he was sent
in to relieve Stroud, after the latter had
been batted out of the box. For the
remainder of the game he held Wash
ington to two hits. Detroit paid 3000
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Mztt and Jeff Are On Their Way To the TMg Vacation
: nminimiflArnir If " -H ci 1 . a c?
for the youngster. Previous to leaving
Texas he had done the best twirling in
Sons of Ohio in the Texas league are
thinking of organizing a club. Dallas
and Fort Worth will furnish half a doz
en members at the outset in Burk,
Gowdy, Moran, Shontz, Dale and Ons
low. Galveston will contribute Hoff
man. Riley, recently sold to Topeka,
was another native of Ohio.
Ballieu, the young- giant with Waco,
has ben released. He was a pitcher and
big enough to fight Jack Johnson.
Tesreau of Shreveport was the only
pitcher in the league who was larger.
Bumpas, the new pitcher for the Waso
team, is jio stranger in the league. He
is one of Ben Shelton's finds.
Guthrie, whovrecently joined the Fort
Worth Panthers, has been sick most of
the time since joining the team This
-accounts for the poor showing he has
& SPORTU3T5. 4.
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Awful, IS to 3, think of ic Philadel
phia, did it at Cleveland Tuesday. The
most of the hitting was done by Stovall,
Collins and Baker. .
The feature of the opening day of
the Grand Circuit meet over the Fort
Brie, Ontario) oval, was the' aple Leaf
stakes, $5000, for 2:15 pacers. The Abbe,
with Geers in the sulky, was the favor
ite and justified his backers.
In rain and mud, all was slushy at
Washington Tuesday. Detroit proved
the best mud team and won, S and 3.
Foremost in 4mportance at Peoria
Tuesday was the special race between
the three greatest pacers of the coun
try. Minor Heir, won; Hedgewood Boy,
second; Lady Maud C. third. Time,
2:03 1-2. Lady Maud C. broke a.t the
start. Minor Heir and Hedgewood Boy
broke at the stretch.
Last game of the series at St. Louis
went to Boston Tuesday and was a
shut out, a two to none one. Smith
was replaced by Hall in the eighth, and
a St. Louis rally'was killed.
Harry G. Legg, of Minehaha, won the
second round of Tuesday's plav in the
i Trans-Mississippi golf tourney at Den-
I ver. He duplicated his 77 for the
course made in the first flav's nlnv.
Dolan filed over the fence at Omaha
j Tuesday and made the longest hit of
the local reason. It accounted for two
runs, but Denver lost, S-5.
runs, but Denever lost, 8-5.
Tucsdaj- and New York won, 7 and
1. The visitors played errorless and
made 10 hits.
Bashti, with Shilling up, easily won
the Panaway stPke- for 2yearolds at
Saratoga Tuesday. The horse ran well
in the monej-.
As the thind consecutive game of the-i
came otuie, .m;w iorK -won trom Pitts
burs. 2-1. Both Ames and AjSams
pitched good ball.
New York's Acting Mayor's
Orders Obeyed Fight
New York, Aug. 17. Three thousand
fight fans Who has assembled at the
Fairmount A. C. to see Al Kaufman
and Bill Lang, the bg Australian, fight
ten rounds, were disappointed last
night when the club management an
nounced that the bout was off.
John Purroy Mkchell, the young
president of the board of aldermen,
who is acting as mayor during mayor
Gaynor's illness, had notified- the club
that he would not permit the fight.
Although four preliminaries were held
unmolested, the orders from the act
ing mayor were so strict that, the main
contest was abandoned.
Announcement had been previously
made that aTi money paid for seats
would be refunded. Spectators had
come from Philadelphia, Boston and
Baltimore to see the bout and In the
crowd were seen the faces of Jim Cor-he-tt.
Kid McCoy, Philadelphia Jack
O'Brien and others.
Hugh Mcintosh, the Australian pro
moter, who was on hand. said that
in all probability Lang and Kaufman
would be matched to fight six rounds
at the American league park, in Phila
delphia, tw weeks hence,
BALL PLAYER WOULD SUICIDE.
New Haven, Conn., Aug. 17. Thomas
Leahy, a former catcher on the St.
Louis Nationals and on the Indianapolis
and Minneapolis teams of the American
association, attempted suicide at his
home here by cutting his throat with
TOYAH DEFEATS BALMORIISA.
Toyah. Tex.. Aug." 17. The ball game,
Toyah vs. Balmorhea, resulted in a vir
tory for the Toyah boy? Score. 3 to
1. This being a hot game, it 5? e
pocted the Balmorhea team w.Tl ak for
another game at an earl date, ,,
n i n k i r r&jga&&
Both Go to Seattleoi Coast
El Paso G-aines
Mav Be Off.
Douglas, Ariz., Aug.l7. The Cactus
league has seen the last of captain
catcher Deak LeBrand, of the Douglas
club. Accompanied by left fielder Kel
ley and his ditty bag, Le Brand left
Wednesday morning for Seattle to join
that club, ofythe Coast league. Tho
departure of LeBrand was an awful
blow to the local fans and every effort
was made to 5iave the clever catcher
stay during the remainder of the sea
son. He was offered $300 a month in
the Coast league and this v.-as one of
the reasons he decided to make the
change. Deak is also a warm friend
of manager Fred Weed, or the Seattle
club, and is anxious to play under.him.
Kolley will also play in the outfield
for the Seattle club.
Manager D A. O'Donovan has had
offers from Fort Worth, of the Texas
league, for two men to take the places
of LeBrand and Kelley, but unless they
arrive here by Thursday for the exhi
bition series with El Pasq these games
tttiII H- ra Tirolo f
Le Brand, the Douglas catcher -who
has gone to Seattle, was without ques
tion the best catcher in the Cactus
league. He handled tne club like a
veteran in the field, bat-ted in pinches
and caugfct a splendid game. He was
largely responsible for Harry Kane's
abilitv to come back, as he knows
J Kane's style and brought out his work
io iiie uest ituvauiugi;. j.w'coo.i.u.ioo j.
club affiliations Le Brand's departure
will be regretted tnrougnout tne v,ac-
tus belt, as he was as clean as he was
LE&Gr DEFENDS &QLF
HGETOBS AT DENVER
Denver School Boy Also
Takes Place Douglas
Player Makes Score.
Denver, Colo., Aug. 17. The second
round of the Trans-Mississippi golf
tournament was another triumph foi
Hary G. Legg of Minekahda, the title
holder, who duplicated his score of 77
for the course, made in the first day's
play, in the second round of medal play,
making a total of 154.
His nearest rl al for medal play
honors wasNLawrence Bromfield, the 19-year-old
Denver school boy who fol
lowed an 80 by the score of 79, finish
ing the qualification round with a total
J. A. Austin, of Happy Hoflow,
Omaha, furnished the surprises of the
day when he turned in a card of 78 after
making 93 yesterday. Most of the low
score men of the first round played
consistent golf today and will fight it
out for the title in the matqh play
One of the entries was C. S. Smith, of
Douglas, Ariz, who made a score of 83.
Many other southwestern players are
also in the play. ,
FOR FOUR GAMES
The Mavericks leave Wednesday even
for a series of four games away from
home. Two of these games will be exhi
bition contests with Douglas on the
Douglas grounds Thursday and Friday.
From Douglas the club -nill go to Bis
bee for the regularly scheduled games
Saturday and -hmdny.
BISBEE CLUB 6lE3IBERS
MAKE GOOD RIFLE SCORES
Bisbee, Ariz, Aug. 17. The six mem
bers of the Bisbee Rifle club who took
part in the rapid firing contest at the
Country club grounds, made higher
scores than those required bj- the gov
ernment. The scores were as follows:
Hurst, 45: McMinn. 44; Hawley, 42;
Cunningham, 40; Fisher, 40; Lyons, X0.
The shooting was done on the 200 yard
line and called for five shots in 20 sec
onds, each contestant firing 10 shots.
TWELVE INNING GME
LOST BV ROSWELL
Roswell, N. M.. Aug. 17. The most
sensational baseball game of the sea
son occurred when Childress defeated
Roswell by a score of 1 to 0, in the last
half of the 12th inning.
IN VALEXTira SECTION
Valentine Tex., Aug. 17. Valentine is
again flooded with Tain. The entire val
ley has put on a new coat of green.
Capt J. B. Gillette was in from nis
Ralph Demmitt, of El Paso, is in
Mr. Porter, who has been here pros
pecting has returned to his home at
BTrn,vto Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Fris.
1101 Boulevard, a son. weighing 10
pounds. Mr. Fris is a member of the
circulation department of The Herald.
K H. Holbert and wife, of Amarillo,
Tf., were hore Tuesday en route to
Giobe to make their future home.
At Brooklyn Chicago-Brooklyn game
postponed on account of rain.
At Philadelphia (first game)
Cincinnati ..00102210 0 S
Philadelphia 20000001 0 S
Batteries Cincinnati, Rojvan,
Lean and Clark; Philadelphia, Moren
Umpires O'Day and Brennan.
Second game .. R. H. E.
Cincinnati ..20000010 1 4 9 2
Philadelphia 00010000 0 1 4 1
Batteries Cincinnati, Suggs and
Clark; Philadelphia, Ewing and Jack
litsch. Umpires Brennan and O'Day.
At Boston (first game) R. H. E.
St. Louis ...51000001 0 7 14 2
Boston 0 0 1 0 1 0-3 0 0 5 S 5
Batteries St. Louis, Lush andPhelps;
Boston, Frock, Brown and Graham.
Umpires Klem and Kane.
Second game " R. H. E.
St. Louis ...10000010 1 3 9 2
Boston 00130201 x 7 10 2
Batteries St. Louis, Wilis and Phelps;
Boston. Frock and Raricen.
Umpires Klem and Kane.
At New York R. H
Pittsburg ...10000000 0 1 7 2
New York...l 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 x 2 6 2
Batteries Pittsburg, Adams and Gib
son; New York, Ames and Schlei.
Umpires RIgler and Emslie.
R. H. E. 1
New York 0
0 10 15 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 7 10 0
1 0 1 6 2
j Batteries New York. Ouinn
Olmstead and Suli-
Umpires Colliflower and Evans.
R. H. E.
S 6-J-18 22 0
0 0 3 10 4
gert, Thomas and Livingstone; Cleve
land, Falkerberg and Easterly.
Umpires, O'Loughlin and Egan.
At St. Louis
St. Louis ...0000000
Batteries: Smith and
Louis, Link and Killifer.
R. H. E.
Detroit .V. ..0 00 2 0 S
Washington 0 10 10 0
R. H. E..
2 0 1 8 8 0!
0 0 1 3 134
Schmidt; Washington, Grooms and Ain
smith. Umpires, Connolly and Kerin.
At Oklahoma City N R. H. B.
San Antonio 2 9 5
Oklahoma City 13 14 2
Battenies: San Antonio, Abies, Thack
ara and Yontz; Oklahoma City. Chlete
and Drucke. Umpire Hurlbert.
r 2 3 3
Shreveport,, Herbert and
At Dallas R. H. E.
Waco 7 13 1
Dallas . ., : 310 4
Batteries: Waco, Bumpas and Francis;
Dallas, Evans and Onslow. Umpire
At Fort Worth R. H. E.
Houston 4 10 3
1 ort W orth . 1 6 1
, Batteries: Houston. Mitchell and Kel-
sex: ForA Worth. La.tt.Imrv Rn:nn
. -.-. -..-..
and Green, umpires Settly and Mat
thews. Game called in first half of the
ninth to catch train. -
Lincoln 0 0 0 0
St. Joseph ..0 10 0
man and Clark; St.
R. H. E.
0 10 0 2 3 S 3
2 3 3 0 0 9. 14 3
At Des Moines R. H. E.
Des Moines ..OOOOllOOO'O 0 2 7 f
Topeka 00 000 200 0 01 3
Batteries: Des Moines. Owens
Clemons; Topeka, Fugate, Shea
At Omaha R. H. E
Omaha 0 0120230 x S 10 2
Denver 0 0020300 05 S 2
Batteries: Omaha, Melter, Keeley and"
Gonding; Denver, Ehnian, Harris and
At Sioux Citj- R. H. T.
Wichita 0 1 0 0 1 2 4 3
Sioux City 2 0 1 0 3 C 10 1
Batteries: Wichita. Durham and Clem
mons; Sioux City, Chabek and Towns.
Game called at end of the fifth on ac
count of rain.
At New Orleans
At M'anta Atlanta. 2, Memphis, 1.
v cbville. Nashville, 0; Chatta
R. H. E-
2 6 0
0 7 3
Francisu), Easterly and
R. H. E.
0 1 1
Portland . 1 S 0
Batteries: Oakland, Willis and Mitze;
Portland, Gregg and Fisher, j
At Indianapolis: Louisville, 3; Indi
anapolis. 4. ,11 innings.
At Milwaukee: Kansas City, 5; Mil
At Columbus: Toledo, 1; Columbus, 8.
c STATISTICAL. BALL. DOPE. v
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WHERE THEY PLAY THURSDAY.
St. Louis at New York
Detroit at Boston.
Clevland at Washington.
Chicago at Philadelphia.
San Antonio at Waco.
Ft. Worth at Shreveport.
Dallas at Oklahoma City.
Houston at Galveston.
HOW THEY STAND.
Pittsburg. . . .
New York. . . .
Cincinnati. . . .
Brooklyn. . . .
Detroit. . . . .
1 New York. . .
0 j Washington.
Dallas 119 69
Ft. Worth 116 G5
Houston. v 120 64
San Antonio 117 62
Shreveport 119 62
Oklahoma City. 114 56
Galveston a. 118 57
Waco 115 32
FniST WATERMELONS ARE
Tvro Realty Deal Recorded; Sinking
INevr Wells: lonne: Folk Entertain;
Personal Nevrs of the Town.
A'lpine, Tex, Aug. 17. J. F. Miles has
been bringing in garden truck from his
farm, located about four miles north)
west of Alpipe He brought in the fiist
load of watermelons that have been
raised for sale this yea
Mrs. S. A. Starr entertained a num
ber of her friends at her home in honor
of Miss Katherinc Beall, who is here
visiting friends. Punch was served
while the guests were playing progres
sive 42. Those present were: Misses
Moge Ethclridge, Katherine Beall, Essie
Mills, Edna Shields, Ruth Weakley,
Edith Shields, and Lois Weakley: Mrs.
Guy Johnson, and Messrs. Guy Johnson,
Edwin Gillette, Homer Starr, Homer
r er5.Ubon- uIon erguson, uave Pat
ton. lvan McGaugny, and Clay Holland
A , rai.i-. .wt ...s .i
u. B. Phelps and wife and Mrs.
Masses have returned from Uvalde,
where they have been for the past week
visiting friends and relatives.
Judge Walter Gillis an wife have re
turned to their home in Del Rio after a
short stay in Alpine.
A. McCallum reports the sale of three
blocks of land in the North or Sanford
addition, two having been sold to W.
L. Coleman and one to Prof. Geo. W.
Page, the consideration being about
$500 per block. Several other blocks
are contracted for but no others have
been closed up to date.
J. B. Loughridge has contracted with
parties to put down a well on his ranch
located about three miles northwest of
Alpine, and expects to irrigate a small
Misses Edith and Edna Shields enter
tained a number of young people at
their home in honor of Mrs. Guv John
son, who left for Sweetwater and other
points for a visit to her relatives, after
which she will join Mr. Johnson at Fort
Worth. Those present were. Misses
Edith Shields, Edna Shields. Mabel
O'Malinor, Sadie Crawford, Addie Fer
guson, Enon Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Guy
Johnson and Mrs. W. W. Collins, and
Messrs. Richard C. Armistead, Clifton
Ferguson, and Dave Patton.
J. B. Wade has been awarded .four
sections of school land in the Glass
Eura Phelps and wife have returned
from a visit to the hot wells in the
southern part of the county.
Mrs. McGhee is here for a visit with
her daughter, Mrs. H. C. Phillips.
3y "Bttef '
Reno. ev Angr. 17. Mrs. Frieda Pcet has recently joined thetReue divorce
colonj, taking the cottage of Mrs. W. E. Corey, the former wife of tae steel
magnate who married Mabel Gllman. Mrs. Peet is already the divorced Trifo
of Edvtnrd Thaw, half brother of Harry Thaw. "Her present hssfeaad froaa
vthom ybe seeks to be set free Is J. Dodridge Pcct, a New York dab bz
worth o-.cr $."",000,G0O. t
YOUNG MEN CF MARFA
ENTERTAIN WITH DANCE
Marfa. Te . Aug. 17. A dance was
given by the young men of the town at
the opera house.
Jndge Walter Gillis. of Del Rio, is
here attending court. He is accom
panied by his wife.
Miss Laura Mussey. who has beeo
visiting the family of her uncle, Rob
ert Greenwood, has returned to her
We Have Opened Our New Office
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We have a number of pretty homes, and acres
upon acres of Valley Lands for sale. See the too
late to classify columns of this -paper or call at our
office we'll take pleasure in extending every as
sistance to enable vou to find exactly what you
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home in San Antonio. Miss Sue Green
wood returned with her and will visit
in San Antonio and Del Rio, befor
Mr. and Mrs. Jessie W.P00I an!i
Misses Mattie Mooney and Ethel Wla
ter are visiting relatives in. town for
a few days.
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