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Springfield, HIo Sept. 13. Stanley Ketchel, middleweight champion of
the rvorld, jaid here tonlsrht that he vronld retire to a ranch and prepare
to flRht .lack Johnson for the heav"velcrht championship.
"I am through TvJth flRhtlni? in. the mlddleweigrht class,' said Ketchel,
"but I am -worklns for Johnson. I don't Yiant money if I lose, lint Tiill give
It to charity.'
TEXAS A. AND M.
HAS GOOD ELEVEN
Some of the Old Timers and
Good New Material Re
port for Practice.
(By Horace H. Shelton).
Football practice at the A. & M. col
lege, at College Station, is now in pro
gress. Coach C. B. Moran is on the
ground and has got his men lined out
in good shape. Manager TV. Scott More
Is also on the ground, as are Singer,
JtJateman, joarnes, uretcner ana sum
mer?. The prospects for a winning
team seem the brightest in years as
many of the old men are back; and
there is much new material from which
to select a team.
The following men have reported for
work: George Altgelt. San Antonio;
Fred P. Davis, Tyree; Lu Bell, fDallas;
Charles H Forsguard, "Waco; Caesar
Hohn, Yorktown; D. F. Rugel, iles
quite; C. F. Schaedel, Bay City; A. W.
Taylor, San Antonio; T. E. Thompson,
Houston; Homer G. Lambert, San An
tonio; Seth Simmons, Allan "Whyte, Dal
las; Luclan D. Bogan, China; Fred Ly
on. Dalhart; Oscar Abbott, San An
tonio; Eddie Drelss, San Antonio; "Wil
liam Parker, Ozona; Louis Seln, San
Antonio; Tommy Dwyer, El Paso; M. -T.
Miller, Farmersville; "Walter Washing
ton. Austin; Roy Stevens, Round Tim
ber; TT. R. Lockett, Cleburne; Robert
R. Wells, Prosper; Joseph Gindry, Port
Lavaca; L. A. Hollings worth, Hous
ton. Professor Kyle, of the Athletic as
sociation, is interested in the work the
boys are doing. He has sized up sever- J
al likely young men and expresses the 1
opinion the team this year will be one
of the strongest the school has ever I
put in the field.
Thomas S. Hald'uin, the ai later, In hl'j "Red Be-vII," recentlj flew a mile
a minute in the air contest at 3IineoIa vrith C harles K. Hamilton. Baldwin Is
known as one of the most daring of his class. He says that the reason why
he has not done more record breaking things Is that what he attempts at
any time he feels confident he will return from. Baldwin's knowledge of
aeronautics and especially of the'sclence of the wind curents is acknowledged
by all of his compatriots.
Be careful of
TWAT nGHR RUG,
HAVE GOLF CO UESE
Nine Hole Course to Be Built
For Use Next Season,
The Southwestern system will install
a nine-hole golf course at Cloudcroft
nest spring and will have it in readi
ness for the opening of the summer
season at the mountain resort. This
j announcement was made bj' assistant
passenger agent Garnett King, Who
added that the company would pot only
furnish the ground for the golf course
and have the links laid out, but will
maintain the course during each sum
mer season at the Croft.
A committee of golfers headed by J.
C. Wilmarth, of the Country club, will
arrange the details of the new golf
course, which will be laid out either by
D. S. Libie, the Country club golf ex
pert, or Jack Adams, the Douglas pro
fessional. The possibilities of golf at
Cloudcroft are unlimited. King says,
and the Southwestern system Is plan
ning to make the most of these possi
bilities. The course will be similar to
the old one which was used two years
ago and will be laid out through the
pine woods and over the rolling ground
surrounding the new lodge. The course
will be cared for the same as the east
ern courses, and the grass will be kept
trimmed to permit the golfers to have
the pleasure of playing over the only
grass course in the southwest.
Inquiries are being received from
the prominent golf journals of the
country for information about the golf
course above the clouds,
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At Phila. First game R. H. E.
Chicago. . ..00000000 0 0 5 1
Philadelphia 00000500 x 5 10 0
Batteries: Chicago, Reulbach and
Kling; Philadelphia, Ewing and Moran.
Umpires: Rigler and Emslie.
At Phila. Second game R. H. E.
Chicago 1000400 0 5 7 0
Philadelphia. .0000020 0 2 7 0
Batteries: Chicago, Overall and
Kling; Philadelphia, Moren, Girard and
Umpires: Rigler and Emslie.
At Boston St.
At Brooklj'n ' R. h. E.
Cincinnait. .00001200 0 3 7 1
Brooklyn. ..00200002 x i 7 1
Batteries: Cincinnati. Gaspar and
McLean; Brooklyn, Rucker and Miller
Umpires: Klem and Kane.
At New York p. H. E.
Pittsburg. ..0 0101000 0 2 7 0
Xew York...O 0 0 2 10 0 0 x 3 11 2
Batteries: Pittsburg, Camnitz and
Gibson; Isew York, Drucke and Meyers.
Umpires: Johnstone and O'Day.
At Detroit ' R. H, E.
Cleveland. -.21000050 0 8 12 3
Detroit. ....26000100 x 9 10 4
Batteries: Cleveland, Fail well, Doane,
Falkenberg and Land; Detroit, Adams,
Skeels and Schmidt.
At Chicago R. H. E.
St. Louis. ..10000100 0 2 7 1
Chicago. ...05002102 x 10 12 4
Batteries: St. Louis. Hall. Peltv and
I'Klllifer; Chicago, Lange and Payne.
umpires: Egan and Sheridan.
At Lincoln R. jj. E.
Lincoln ...01010020 x 4 9 2
Topeka 0 0 1-00000 0 142
Batteries Fox and Clark; Barber
At Wichita -R. h. E.
Sioux City .10000000 0 15 2
Wichita ...0 1000010 x 2 4 0
Batteries Kilroy and Miller; Aitch
Ison and Shaw.
At St. Joseph-
R. H. 'B.
Omaha 00000000 0 0
St Joseph. 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 x 3
Batteries Fentress, Rhod.es
Gonding; Hanifa-n and Frambes.
At Denver R. h. E.
Dps Moines 00020000 0 2 7 1
Denver ....'00007000 x 7 11 5
Batteries Owen. Mitchell and Clem
ents; Adams and Weaver.
At San Francisco R. H. E.
San Francicso $' 15 2
Vernon 5 14 0
Batteries Eastley and Williams;
Schafer and Brown.
At Los Angeles R. h. E.
Los Angeles 9 6 7 9
Oakland r. 3 5 3
Batteries Tozer and Smith; Moer
At Sacramento R. H. E.
Portland , 4 3 1
Sacramento 2 5 3
Batteries Seaton and Fisher; Fitz
gerald and Spiesman. Game called Gfch,
At Columbus Toledo, 5; Columbus, 6.
At Irlianapolls Louisville, 4; In
At St. Paul Milwaukee, 3; St.
At Minneapolis Kansas City, S; Min
WALTER TRAVIS L.OSES IN
GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT
Brookline, Mass., Sept. 15. Walter J.
Travis, of Garden City, three times
title winner of the United States Golf
association, packed up his clubs Wed
nesday at the 15th green, where John
G. Anderson, of the Woodland Golf
club, a former Massachusetts cham
pion, eliminated him by a score of five
up and three to play after a match, in
which Travis was never in the lead.
The other victories of the day went
to W. H. Wilder, of Vesper, Lowell;
W. C. Fownes jr., of Oakmond. Pitts
burg; Fred Herreshoff, of Ekwanok,
N. Y.; Chas. Evans jr.. of Ednewater,
Chicago; Warren K. Wood, of Home
wood, Chicago; H. Weber, of Inverness,
Toledo, and W. F. Tuckerman, of
Some Heavy 1
f i v isouri, (located between Joplin and Je- j Lfilll lIUsS UUlIiS UUL.U Ul I LrlfiU LL.fi U U Sail U
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a recent game betAveen the Yankees and
the Washington?. Austin slammed some
remarkable hits over, three of which
had a great deal to do with the winning
of the game. Austin has steadily in
creased his prowess at the bat and he
is looked upon as a comer of tne very
first magnitude, fully in the Wagner
POLO TO BE PLAYED
AT EL PASO FAIR
J. C. Rous to Have His Two
Horses Entered in the
Dr. J. A. Edmonas, the polo expert,
has almost completed his arrangements
for the polo contest to be played dur
ing the El Paso fair. Dr. Edmonds now
has two tentative teams organized and
will begin coaching them for the fair
as soon as ponies are obtained. Dr. Ed
monds will also arrange for a contest
at the Phoenix fair.
J. C. Rous, secretary of the first an
nual fair, has written secretary Frank
Rich that he will have his two fast har
ness horses, Nancy C. and Howard G.,
here for the lair and will enter them
in the harness purse events. The en
tries for this department are to be left
open until the Albuquerque fair in or
der to allow the horse owners who en
ter at Albuquerque to come to El Paso.
MONEY CHANGES HANDS ,
IN LOVINGTON RACE
Lovington. N. M.. Sept. 15. In a
match race for $300 a side, Billy Boy.
owned by John Gist, of Roswell, and
ridden by Walter Simmons, defeated
Enizy Roberts's Rattler, with Jim Rob
rts up, over a quarter mile course. The
side bets amounted to approximately
Not a minute should dc lot when a
child shows symptoms of croup. Cham
berlain Cough Remedy given as soon
as the child becomes hoarse, or even
after the croupy cough appears, will
prevent the attack. Sold by all druggists
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A dispatch from Springfield, Mis
souri, (located between Joplin and Je
1 rusalem), says that Stanley Ketchel
says that he will retire to a farm and
train to meet Jack Johnson, so the dis
'patch says Stanley says. The Michigan
middle also says he will give the coin
to charity. Big hearted kid!
Omer Grayson, of the Louisville
club, has landed Timothy Jordan, old
firstbaseman of Brooklyn- It is hinted
that Timothy will be manager next
Jack Dalton, of Cincinnati, batted
out a victory at Brooklyn Wednesday.
He forced in two tallies with a double
and a triple, scoring himself on a sin
gle. Willie Hoppe, champion of 18:1 balk
billiards, has accepted a challenge
made by George F. Slosson for a match
of 500 points at New York November 2.
Two pitchers were decapitated at
Philadelphia Wednesday, Chicago shar
ing in the dishonor. They were Moren
Denver batted Owen out of the box
Wednesday, and the Des Moines visit
tors lost, 2-7.
At Anaconda, Mont., Harlem Maid
won the feature race Wednesday in the
most sensational finish of the meeting.
She moved into the lead on the turn,
but was challenged in the stretch by
Edwin T. Fryer. The latter had his 1
head in front 50 yards from the wire, . 1. Features of the game were Cald
but Harlem Maid by a game effort J well's pitching and Wright's peg to
poked her nose past him in the last j second.
The National Baseball commission
has allowed the claim of the'Pittsbtfrg
club against Chester M. Brandon, of
the Kansas City club, for $103.50. Bran-
vivm iuuol i-iii. una iiuiuiuii. iviinin tnree
days or suffer suspension. Paul Sen
tell, of the Rochester team, was denied
a claim for back salary from the At
lanta and Brooklj'n clubs.
Billy Burke, driven by Benyon. won
the Empire stake of $10,000 for 2:14
trotters at the Grand circuit meet at
Syracuse Wednesday. The trotting di
vision of the Horse World stallion
stake was easily von by Colorado h.,
while Baroness Eva won in the pacing
division of that event.
At Overland park, Denver, Fred Mul
holland again furnished the best finish
of Wednesday's racing, when he beat
Hoyle a nose in the last race. Hoyle
led by five lengths into the stretch, but
was outgamed in the drive.
STATISTICAL DOPE. 4.
$ (By Art "Woods.) 4.'
WHERE THE Vl.XY FRIDAY.
Cincinnati at Brooklyn.
Pittsburg at New York..
Chicago at Philadelphia
St. Louis at Boston.
Washington at Cleveland.
HOW THEY STAND.
Played. Won. Lost. Pet.
Chicago 126 S6 40 .6S3
Pittsburg 131 77 54 ,5SS
New York ..12S 74 54 .57S
Philadelphia 132 6S 64 .519
Cincinnati 134 , 66 6S .493
St. Louis ....126 51 75 .405
Brooklyn 130 52 7S .400
Boston 131 45 S6 .343
Played. Won. Lost. Pet.
Philadelphia .. 131 91 40 .695
Boston ..132 76 56 .576
New York 132 76 56 .576
Detroit 134 77 57 .575
Cleveland 133 59 74 .444
Washington .... ....1,14 59 ' 75 .440
Chicago .. 132 52 SO .394
St. Louis 134 41 93 .306
LOVINGTON THE CHAMPION
OF M5W MEXICO PLAINS
Defeat the Knowles Team in a Hard
Fought Game on Its Home Ground:
Cowbells Used by Rooters.
Lovington, N. CV. Sept. 15. Many
residents of the New Mexico plains
country turned out to witness the ball
game at this place, between the
Knowles and Lovington teams, for the
championship of the plains.
The Knowles team was strengthened
by players from various points in Tex
as, including Oscar Bell, the crack Mid
land pitcher. The local team also im
ported Caldwell, Wright and Davis
Caldwell was on the slab for Loving
ton, with "Wright as receiver, while
Bell put them o er for Knowles and
Sellars did the s opping stunt.
It was a fart game from the start
and the ginger and snap in evidence
would have done credit to a league
contest. Bell pitched a strong game but
allowed four hits in the fifth and three
in the seventh, at times when they
Caldwell was in fine fettle and held
Again the roundup ropers have been
at work and another cull has been cut
from the herd of Mavericks. This time
it was Whitey Hewitt who had the
brand "E. P." burned out and that
member of the long horns was turned
loose on the open range with the oth
er members of the club who have been
cut off from the feed trough.
Hewitt's release came Thursday
morning, making the seventh of the El
Paso club to be released during the
week. J. B. Brewster, of Fort Worth",
and Waco, of the Texas league, has
been signed to play third in place of
the boy with the cannon ball peg.
Brewster will appear In the lineup in
the Bisbee series Saturday and Sun
day at Bisbee.
This leaves but four of the' old club
wearing the blue and white of the Mav
erick club. Booles, the lefty pitcher,
who was a member of the first de
tachment, has gone fo his home- in Ber-
the visitors to three hits for the entire
Cowbells, cowboy yells, megaphones
and auto whistles placed a prominent
part in the rooting.
Lovington won by the score of 12 to
Umpire, L. McNeill
Attendance, 1500. About
changed hands on the result.
j TEXAS MEN HEADY
FOR NEXT SEASON
Several Texas Leaguers Go
to Faster Company ;.
Scouts Are Out.
(By Horace H. Shelton).
Pitcher Blanding and first baseman
Hohnhurst, of the San Antonio team,
have been drafted by the Cleveland
Americans. Tolegraphic notice to that
effect has been received here. Hohn
hurst Is now at his home near Cincin
nati, while Blanding is at his home
in Birmingham, Mich. Both of these
men did excellent work with the Bron
chos last season and their loss will
greatly weaken the team which was
pulling down no medals for Sandow
work at the close of the season.
Manager Leidy, of the San Antonio
team, who has been retained for next
year. i; now on a scouting trip in the
South Michigan league. From there he
will look over players in Pennsylvania
and Virginia. He has written several
classy young players who have put
their names to 1911 San Antonio con
tracts. "Dutch" Klawitter, the Texan with
Memphis in the Southern league, has
made eminently good. Although with
the tail onders he has won nearly as
many games as any picher in the
league. He went from Texas to the ma
jor league, but was sent back to the
Southern league. His showing this
season has been so good in the south
that he gets another chance in faster
company next year. In addition to be
ing a good pitcher he is a pinch hit
ter of note, an unsual thing for a
Pat Newnam. the Houston player
with the St. Louis Browns, has bucked
the traces. He has got his back up
just as he often did in Texas and which
greatly impaired his usefulness.
O'Connor would not stand for it and
the result is the Texan -has been sus
pended indefinitely and his pay stop
ped. The offense occurred in last Sun
day's games. One of the inflelders
made a wild peg to Pat and he failed
to connect with it. This angered him
and instead of making a sprint for the
ball he lazed along The result was the
man trotted around the bases home.
O'Connor fell on Pat like a ton of
brick. There was a little back talk.
The result is Pat will miss a pay en
velope or two.
CURTIS GUILD RANQUETS
OFFICIALS IN MEXICO.
Mexico City, Mexico, Sept. 15. Curtis
Guild, representing the United States
as special ambassador during the cele
bration of Mexico's centennial of inde
pendence, at a luncheon given by him
to government officials and diplomats
in Chapul tepee cafe, assured his hear
ers that his government sought no
new territory nor control and that its
greatest desire was "peace with honor"
and the winning of equal honor and re
spect for all America In every part of
Foreign minister Enrique C. Creel,
proposed the health of president Twft
and the American nation. President
Diaz was not present, but designated
vice president Corral to represent him.
Following the luncheon, the entire
party attended a musicale and tea
gien by senora Diaz in the presiden
tial summer palace.
nice, La., to spend the winter. Red will
work out his arm and will start the
I 1911 season in good condition. Rumsey,
another pitcher, who got his pink slip,
is arranging to return to east Texas.
Mason is still in town, as is Earthman,
Deakins and Brown.. This leaves only
J Ketchum, Gray, Flick, Wright and
Wolfe of the old club.
Jackson is expected to arrive Friday
from Bridgeport, Conn., where he was
playing outfield. He will be assigned
to one of the outfield position for the
remainder of the season. Ketchum. will
be used as utility man until his ankle
gets better and Downey and Stovall
m center and right field.
Harry Abies, the giant pitcher of
the San Antonio club of the state
league, arrived Thursday morning af
ter finishing the season with, the Bron
chos. He will work with McKay In
the Bisbee series Saturday and Sun
day. .WHITNEY SETS A
PAGE IN ENGLAND
I London, Eng., Sept. 15. Harry Payne
Whitney, the young American million
aire, is setting a fast pace for money
spending a London just now. He runs
to expensive sport on the grouse moor
and he has alread spent over $50.00C
to insure a good tim for the guns over
Holwick Moors. Ono hundred beaters
were engaged for a day's sport. Im
mense sums have been spent by Mr.
Whitne for- jewels for Mrs. Whitney
and on the oyage over the supplies
of daily flowers were sueh as to in
crease the business of a New York
caterer many hundreds of dollars.
DISTURBERS ARE ARRESTED
IN CITY OF MEXICO.
Mexico City, Sept. 15. A handfuR of
men and boys parading the streets
without appearance of organization
made a demonstration against El Im
parcial. the leading exponent of gov
In both cases the disturbers were
dispersed by the police and several ar
rests were made.
TO Tll.lv OX CHARITY.
Re Martin Zielonka. will deliver an
address on the oharity movement in
El Pav, t the regular service at tem
ple M irn Kr da-v evening. Mr. Zie
lonka will leave Wednesday for Wacc
to attend the dedication of a new tem
ple in tbat tity.
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