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ONE CENT A COPY. ON TRAINS FIVE CENTS.
BATTERIES FOR TODAY S GAME:
k SPOKANE-COLLINS AND BROOKS
A rather small crowd turned out Tor the opening of the
Spbkane-Tacoma scries at Recreation park this afternoon,
due. it is believed, to the erroneous idea prevailing that
there are to he no .Monthly hall games this year.
Fans were delighted to see Hasty Wright, last year a
member of the Indian pitching staff, in the field as um
The Tacoma Tigers, who were tied with Vancouver for
first place in the league yesterday, were late in arriving
in Spokane today, being held up on the way from Seattle
by wrecks, which delayed trains. They appeared a snappy
bunch when they trotted out on the field, and it looks as
though the Indians were going up against something
worthy of their steel for the second series of the season.
The teams lined Up as follows:
Spokane- Davis, If; Cartwright, 2b; Kippert, cf; Weed,
rf; Nordyke, lb; Flood, 3b; Brooks, c ; Qranville, ss; Col
lins and Keener, p.
Tacoma Hartman, cf; Rockenfield, 2b; Hassey, If;
Stevens, rf; Coleman, ss; (iuerncy, 3b; Mott, Lb; Blanken-
Bhip, c; Butler, p.
Hartman out, Granville to Nor
dyke; Hockonl'ield walked, but was
OUt at second on Bassey's grounder
to Cartwright; Stevens out, Cart
wrlght to Nordyke.
Por Spokane, Davis out, Rocken
fleld to Mott; Cartwright walked,
stole second, and was advanced to
third on Klppert's single past short
stop: Weed fouled out to Mott:
Nordyke flew out to Stevens.
Coleman walked; Guerney beat
out a perfect bunt; Mott out. Nor
dyke to Cartwrlght; Blankenshlp
doubled into left field, scoring
Coleman; Butler walked, filling the
bases, Guerney scored on a wild
pitch; Hartman walked, again fill
ing the bases; Collins was then
taken out of the box and Keener
substituted after Collins had given
Rockenfleld tow balls; Rocken
fleld flew out to Klppeft, Blanken
ship scoring; Bassey walked and
Stevens went out, Cartwrlght to
For Spokane, Flood walked;
Brooks struck out: Granville
si ruck out; Keener singled over
second; Davis flew out to Stevens.
Coleman hit by pitcher; Ouerney
shuck out; Coleman went to see
ond on wild pitch; Mott struck out;
Rlankenship flew out to Kippert.
For Spokane, Cartwrlght flew out
to center field; Kipper was shCp
on Quemey's error; Weed flew out
to Bassey; Kippert was caught at
second on the throw in. (Guer
jiev's error was on a hot drive
I'lght in his mitt.)
Cutler struck out; Hartman out,
Flood to Nordyke; Uockenrteld
fouled out to catcher.
For Spokane. Nordyke out Ouer
ney to Moll; Flood walked, and
stole second; Brooks out, Kocken
field to Mott, and Oranvllle out,
Coleman to Mott.
Captain Ostdlek of the home
(i nm lii tills inning waa fined $10
and sent from the grounds for
ih< king mi Umpire Wright's de
cision regarding Keener* out at
Bassey flow out to Kippert; ste-
Venn flew out to Weed; Coleman
iff. Oranvllle to Nordyke.
For Spokane. Keener not life on
Rockenfleld's error, but went out
at second when Davis grounded to
Rockenfleld; Cartwrlght out. Rock
en field to Mott; Kippert Hew out
to center t'iwld
MAY POSTPONE SELECTION
OE BIG FIGHT REFEREE
(By Uni »d PVsai L«3s«d Wirt)
BY THE RINUSIOCR.
vJsAN FHANOISCO, Way I.—
Somebody slipped a cos w!i«u It
was aunottncea thai a i.vdsy post
ponement of the selection of the
referee for the Jeff) los-Johribun
fittht had been agreed upon, at the
request of George Little, mauager
for tfie negro. Sam Berger, who
came up from Rowardennan last
night for the express purpose of
choosing, with Little, the third ninn,
was distinctly surprised this morn
ing when informed that a postpone
nient bad been arranged.
'The articles call for the selec
tion of the referee ou May 4." sntd
Berger. "and that is what I am hero
for. I have seen neither Little nor
tiio promoters, so I can't see for
the life of vie bow a postponement
Guemey singled into left field,
1 wns sacrificed to second by Mott,
and whs advanced to third on
Blankcnslitp's grounder to Gran
ville, scoring on a wild pitch; But-
I ler struck out.
Por Spokane, Weed out, Colejnan
ito Mott: Nordj ke and Flood both
Hart man dropped a Texas leaguer
back of second and got to second
on Granville's error; Rockenfleld
out. Keener to Nordyke; Hartman
scored on Bassey'B sacrifice fly
to Davis; Stevens walked, but was
out at second trying to steal.
For Spokane. Brooks flew out to
Rassey; Qranville out. Hut lor to
Mott; Keener struck out.
Coleman flew out to Nordyke;
Guerney out. Cartwrlght to Nor
dyke; Mott struck out.
For Spokane, Davis out, Rocken
fleld to Mott; Cartwrlght doubled
to left center; Kippert out. short to
first; Weed (Hit. short to first.
Blankenshlp struck out; Butler
hit to left; Hartman flew out to
Kippert; Rockenfleld hit by pitch
er; Basse) flew out to Kippert.
For Spokane, Nordyke walked;
Flood walked; Nordyke stole third;
Brooks walked, filling the bases;
at this point Butler was taken out
and Hall put in. Pendr) is batting
for Oranvllle, Pendry fanned.
Keener went out to Mott, unas
sisted and Nordyke scored.
LONG ISLAND IS
SHAKEN BY QUAKE
NEW YORK. May 2.—Long
Island was shaken by an earth
quake late yesterday, accord
ing to reports today from
Hempstead, Mineloa and Gar
Although no damage was
done, the shock was severe
enough to rattle crockery and
windows. The tremors lasted
lie: Why not give me your re
ply now? It is not fair to keep me
She: But think of the time you
have kept me in suspense,
There were two deaths in the
city Saturday and one yesterday.
OOUld b*ve been agreed upon. 1
will see Rlckard and Qleason and
perhap.: Little today, to discuss the
matter of the referee, but 1 see no
reason why we should put the
Question, off, However, if good and.
sufficient reasons' tor I postpone
njent are advanced 1 may agree to
Despite Berger's statement, there
Is a general suspicion that he will
welcome a postponement. The Jef
fries crowd, it is said, is a bit
miffed over the effort of Johnson
to squarely pass Jack Welch up to
them. Not that Welch would not
be agreeable, but Berger would
rather talk the matter over and not
permit Johnson to arbitrarily force
the acceptance of welch withoHt
going Into the merits of the Other
i :ai lidatCS for the job.
Spokane .. . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I—l 3 0
Tacoma .... 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 o—s 5 2
W KNOCK OUT BIG MILL IF IT IS
"PRIZE FIGHT;" GLEASON ISSUES APPEAL
(By United Press Leased Wire)
OAKLAND, May 2.—"Should it
be my opinion, after searching out
the law, that the proposed Jeffries-
Johnson, fight is to be a prize
fight and not a boxing contest, as
governed by law, then the big
fight Will not take place," said
istrict Attorney Donohue this aft
"1 have not yet decided," con
tinued Donahue, "what to do about
the Jeffries-Johnson fight. If the
law says that the contest such as
is proposed is illegal, then the con
test never will be held here. You
can not put that too strongly.
"The question is regarding the
meaning of the state law govern
ing prize fights. 1 have gone over
MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS
At Brooklyn— R. H. E.
New York 0 8 6
Brooklyn 0 1 3
Batteries—Matthewson and Mey
er and Wilson; Scaulan and Ber
At Cincinnati—; R. TI. E.
St. Bonis 4 8 1
Cincinnati 9 13 1
Batteries —Corridon. Rteger and
Phelps, Bresnahan; Kelly, Rowan
At Pittsburg— R. 11. E.
Chicago 2 10 4
Pittsburg ."> 6 o
Batteries —Mclntyre, Pfeistsr and
Needham; Adams, Liefield and
At Boston— R. H. E.
Philadelphia !i 12 1
Boston 8 10 3
Batteries—McQuillen, Moran and
Donln; Brown, Mattern. Frock and
WESTON WINSI VETERAN REACHES HIS
DESTINATION WITH TWELVE DATS TO SPARE
HOWARD PAYBON WESTON
(By United Press Leased Wire)
MOW YORK, May B.—Edward
Payaon Weston, balled as chain
ploa U'us* distance walker of the
world in the 71 year old class, ar
rived at the city hall bare after r
hike from Santa Monica. Cat.. I?
days ahead of his record.
From Broadway and Forty-sec
ond street to the city hall the \et
•ran'i journey was a continuous
Thousands of persons fell fn be
hind him as he strode along, With
head erect and his walking stick
held to his hack by his bent arms.
A brass band led the great throng.
Police reserves were called out
to keep the crowd in order.
Weston arrived at the city hall
at :t: 10 o'clock
Weston walked every day of the
week MVS Sundays, which he
spent In hotels or in lecturing in
whatever town or city he hap
pened to spend the day.
Weston was met at Hlghbrldge
by a police escort, a string of au
SPOKANE, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, MAY 2, 1910.
Score by Innings:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R. H. E.
! the state laws thoroughly and there
lis no question as j;o how a prise
fight may be defined.
"When the law was passed price
fights wer,e conducted with bare
: knuckles. Uloveß were used in
1 sparring exhibitions. Of course,
' now bare knuckle fights are forbid
, den. In permitting a sparring ex
. hibition the law says each contest
-1 ant shall be examined by a physi-
I eian, that boxing gloves shall be
1 worn and the fight shall be con
, ductod before a duly incorported
! athletic club.
"Under the guise of sparring
i contests, matches the same as that
proposed at Emeryville have been
pulled off many times in every
I part of the state, but as I said be-
At Philadelphia— R. H. E.
Boston 6 6 4
Philadelphia 7 12 a
Batteries —Cicotte and Carrigan;
Blank and Thomas.
At Chicago — Detroit-Chicago
game postponed: rain.
At New York— R. H. E.
Washington 2 3 3
New York 3 7 2
Batteries —Johnson and Street;
Vaughn, Warhop and Sweeney.
At St. Louis— R. H. E.
Clevelond 2 8 0
St. Ixmis 1 3 2
Batteries —Link and Easterly;
Stremel and Stephens.
SEATTLE.—It Is expected that
Seattle will be disappointed in the
census showing, as it is figured that
the lists will show a population of
235,000 instead of 300,000 as claim
ll IS ILSNDBR LSOI.
tomoblles und pedestrians, Be
tween platoons of blue coated
guardians of the peace who kept
the euthuslHHUe off t»ie heels of
the veteran, he proceeded south
along the Speedway with the
cheers of thousands riuging in his
It was sweet music to the veter
an. Never did salvos of artillery
welcoming a conquering hero, at
Joyous bells acclaiming a great
victory, ring more tunefully • than
did the huzzas of the throngs which
; packed the route chosen by Wes
ton. • I
Weston, ever careful of bis ap
fore, if the law prohibits the Jef
fries-Johnson fight, that contest
will not take place.
"I am not yet ready to announce
ray opinion," said the district attor
ney in conclusion.
fßy United Press Leased W?re) j:
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2.—Jack 1
Qleason, allied with Tex Rlckard
in promoting the Jeffries-Johnson
fight, issued an appeal to the pub
lic today through the United Press,
fori fair play in connection with 1
the movement throughout the state
to prevent the big fight.
"There are several arguments in 1
favor of the fight," said Qleason,
"which appeal strongly to sporting
men, and to men who like to see >
A LONG STROLL
(By United Press Leased Wire)
• SAN FRANCISCO, May 2—Jack
Johnson turned out of Seal Rock
house early today and after a
hearty breakfast, took a stroll of
several miles on the Great High
way, In the day the negro
plans to motor into town to attend
the conference over the referee in
the promoters' office.
Rickard and Gleason report that
the sale of seat certificates con
tinue despite the hue and cry
against the big fight caused by the
death of Tommy McCarthy.
"The seat certificates are as good
as a certified check." said Gleason
today, "and if anything should hap
pen to prevent the contest, all buy
ers will get their money back. But
the fight Is going to take place. It
wilT be conducted within the strict
letter and spirit of the law, so there
can be no interference."
Three couples signified their
intention of getting married Satur
day, by taking out marriage li
AND HIS RECORD BREAKING
! pearance, dressed with more than
usual care. He changed his well
worn shoes for a new pair. Ills
roed-marked leggings were chang
ed for a clean pair. New black
trousers encased his slender limbs,
and a frilled white shirt with broad
collar, a natty black coat and a
broad brimmed, high crowned black
hat completed the outfit In his
hand was the little cane he has car
ried for years on the road.
The walk from Los Angeles has
aged Weston greatly. The marks
iof the desert and the alkali coun
! try through which he waited dur
ing the first stage of the journey
are noticeable, and he finished
I Only that marvelous will power
which he has displayed time ami
again when on an endurance test,
brought him to the finish. "He's
all in," said hundreds, as the game
little man plugged along at a pace
that made the big policemen step
out lively and tried the mettle of
the throng that followed him down
i Hroadu ay.
contests of skill, endurance and
"Every one is entitled to his
opinion on the fighting game. I
respect those who oppose it from
their own personal feelings, but it
is only fair to say that many who
oppose the big fight now do so only
because it is a big fight.
"None of them saw fit to attack
all the boxing contests similar to
this one, except in the issues at
stake. There have been scores of
ring contests throughout Califor
nia, but because the Jeffries-John
son fight is attracting world wide
attention It is not fair to oppose
it for that reason, or for a desire
to gain selected notoriety.
"MEN WHO SMOKE SHOULD
ORDERS A CURSE.
Carry Nation may smash up some
Spokane saloons, but she refuses to
state definitely that she will.
"I never can tell when I will
dean out a bar room, for I never
know till the moment the inspira
tion to do so conies to me from
God—lf it comes while 1 am here,
look out. That's all I can say," said
the militant reformer to a Press
reporter this morning, when seen in
her apartment at her hotel.
Spry and active for a woman of
64 years, with a record of having
smashed hundreds of saloons In
America. England and France dur
ing the past decade. Mrs. Nation
does not have to be urged to hand
out a line of talk on any one of a
dozen lines of "reform."
"Secret orders ate a curse." she
says. "They ought to be put out of
business, and there should be a law
prohibiting men who smoke, chew
or drink from marrying."
She will lecture tonight in the
tent at the corner of Astor and
Baldwin on the subject, "How I
Smashed. Why I Smashed and Why
You Should Smash.'' and tomorrow
she speaks at the First Methodist
church Further plans for her stay
here have not been given out.
Meanwhile no alarm is felt
among the saloon keepers of the
city. None of those interviewed
this morning remotely expected a
visit from Carry and her hatchet,
but several saloon keepers express
ed the wish that she would call,
claiming that the additional trade
that would I*' attracted as a result
of her visit would more than repay
for any damage she might do be
fore the police arrived.
"Women like to be loved," con
tinued Mrs. Nation to the reporter
after she had decorated him with
a souvenir hatchet pin bearing her
name and a paste diamond, said to
represent the stones she has
thrown through saloon mirrors,
that being one of her methods
"Yes, they like to be loved too well
and they are too prone to overlook
the vices of men. We must edu
cate the women to refuse to have
anything to do with men who chew,
smoke and drink, and then the men
(Continued on page 2.)
(By United Press Lags—J Wire.)
VIENNA, May :*.—The rebellious
Albanians and their revolutionary
Turkish allies retreated today from
an exposed position in Katchanik
pass to a stronger position In the
Karadagh mountains, according to
toda> s dispatches. This would In
dicate thgj the pursuing Turkish
loyal forces have beta successful In
recent encounters In tee Albanian
EIGHTH YEAR. No. 164. 25 CENTS A MONTH.
BEAVERS OPEN WITH
TURKS AT SEATTLE
VANCOUVER, I, SEATTLE, 2
FOR SEATTLE — DRETCHKO
For Vancouver, Swain flies to
Lynch; Breen fans; Streib out,
Pennington to Bennett.
For Seattle, Akin hits. Akin is
caught off first; Raymond wslks;
Raymond is forced on second on
Bennett's hit. Bennett scores on
Lynch's fly to center field, which
was fumbled by Flannagan; Frisk
walks; Johnson out. Breen to
For Vancouver. Flanagan grounds
out to Streib; Jansing walks. (Ca
pron gets a big hand when he
comes to the bat.) Capron knocks
grounder to Dreithgo, who misses
out at second; Scharnweber knocks
into a double play, Bennett to Ray
raon to Shea.
For Seattle, Pennington fans;
Shea ditto; Dretchko ditto.
For Vancouver. Lewis fans;
Chinault out. Dretchko to Penning
ton; Swain flies to Lynch.
For Seattle, Akin fans; Raymond
fans; Bennett safe on Seharn
weber's error; Lynch fans.
For Vancouver , Breen singles;
Streib flies to Bennett; Flanagan
fans; Breen steals second; James
wlaks: Capron out, Raymond to
For Seattle, Frisk hits to fence
for two bagger: Johnson flies to
Flanagan; Pennington flies to
James; Shea fans.
For Vancouver. Scharnweber out,
Bennett to Pennington:
walks; Chinault fans, and Lewis Is
caught off first on the third strike.
For Seattle. Dretchko out, Chi
nault to Streib; Akin out, Scharn
weber to Streib: Raymond singles;
Bennett flies out to Scharnweber.
For Vancouver. Swain out, Ray
mond to Pennington; Hrown files to
A POLICE REPORTER
TELLS THE FACTS
By a Police Reporter
"Bat him one on the ear; it'll do him good."
"I'll put the hoots to 'im in a minute if he don't quit
"Help! Help! Say, lemme loose, will you? I won't
run if you'll quit."
Crack! A fist—open, to he sure, hut a hard one just the
same—landed on the* side of the face of the one who
wouldn't "quit yelling."
No, Mr. and Mrs. Press Reader, this isn't the story of
an assault by highwaymen. It is merely a true to-life
incident of two policemen arresting a "drunk." Mayhe
you yourself have seen something of the sort and know
that the incident isn't overdrawn. If yon haven't, you
will have to take the word of a police reporter of many
years' experience in many cities, who assures you that it
is a very, very mild sort of incident, after all.
BEATINGS THE RULE.
Now. no policeman will tell you
that the police beat prisoners un
less in self defense. That "self de
fense" covers a multitude of sins.
I have seen many men beaten and
mauy women abused by the police
—hundreds of them —and If It was
all in self defense—well, theu I
have only pity for the officers who
No discussion of police policies
gets far without someone mention
ing Chief Kohler and the Cleveland
police department, with its "golden
rule." 1 was a police reporter In
Cleveland for years prior to and
during Chief Kohler's administra
tion. I have seen almost helpless
"drunks'' slapped and kicked. 1
have seen prisoners who "saased"
Lynch; Streib walks; Flanagan
For Seattle, Lynch fans; Frisk
flies to Capron; Johnson hits to
fence, but only manages to make
first base; Johnson steals second;
For Vancouver, Raymond makes
a grandstand catch of James' hot
liner; Capron out, Bennett to Pen
nington; Scharnweber walks; C«r
pron runs for Scharnweber; Shea
drops the next ball pitched and
Capron steals second; Lewis fouls
For Seattle. Shea out. Chinault
to Streib. (Dretchko gets a big
hand when he comes to bat.)
Dretchko singles; Akin fans; Ray
mond flies to Scharnweber.
FINAL SCORE: 4
R. H. E. 4
Vancouver , 1 5 2 4
Seattle 2 9 1 4
LAST SIGHT OF
(By United Press Leased Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2.—
From early In the morning until
the time for the forming of the
funeral of young Tommy Mc-
Carthy, friends and acquaint
ances of the bereaved family
gathered today to view the lit
tle fighter lying in the flower
filled parlor of the McCarthy
The family was visited by
Tex Rickard, Jack Johnson and
Jim Coffroth, who presented
their condolences and left flow
ers in expression of their grief
and sympathy for the bereave
ment of the family.
At 10:15 the funeral proces
sion started for the church,
where Father O'Connell of St.
Paul's parish preached the serv
ice. This afternoon the body
was buried in the Holy Cross
"You know that $10 you lent
"Not now. Introduce me."
the officers while belug "booked,"
seized by the hair and their heads
bumped against the wall. I have
seen the "third decree" many
times, and I want to say that some
of the stage and fictlou picture*
that are drawn of this event are aot
exaggerated. All this has been
done away with under the new pol
icy of Chief Kohler, and whether
Cleveland Is better policed and Ita
human'derelicts as well controlled
as before —well, the police records
I recall an Incident that happened
in an eastern city some 10 years
ago. A "drunk" was being regis
tered prior to being put la a cell.
"What's your nameT" demanded
an officer, with pen poised to write,
(Continued oa nag* eight.