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ONE CENT A COPY. ON TRAINS FIVE CENTS.
BAKER AND SHEA VS.
HENDRIX AND HEMENWAY
Bpokane Netsel flies to Akin.
Cooney walks and steals sec, and
scores on a ball that gets by Hem
enway and goes Into Bpokane's
bench. Weed files to Akin. Keener
flies to Raymond, one run.
Beattle Frisk out, Netsel to
Nordyke. Raymond out, Cartwrlght
to Nordj ke, Bennetl bits. Lj nch
is out when Shea fields his Short
bunt and gets him at flrßt.
Ben I Hi- 0
Bpokane—Davis walks and is out
Stealing second. Nordyke gets a,
homer, Cartwrighl flies oul to
Beaton. Shea flies oui to Seaton,
Seattlf Akin out, Cartwrlght <"
Nordyke, Beaton flies out, i« Da
\ is. Pennington <>vi. Raker to Slvn
Bpokane . 0
Bpokane- Maker fliea oul t<>
Akin. Netsel out, Bennetl to Pen
nington. Coonoj out, Bennetl ko
Seattle Hemenwa) out Weed to
Nordyke. Hendrix hit for two bags.
Frisk out. Cooney to Nordyke,
Raymond flies out to Cartwrlght.
Spokane Weed hits Keener
grounds to Raymond, who throws
to second, catching Weed. The
ball is double,l back to first, put
ting Keener out. Davis files out
Seattle Rennet! out to Nordyke.
Lynch fans Akin out. Shea to
Spokane Nordyke out, Akin to
Pennington. Cartwrlght out, Akin
to Peninngton, Shea walks. Maker
Hies out to Beaton,
Seattle Beaton out, Netzel to
Nordyke Pennington Mts and
takes second On a passed ball
llemenway out, Cooney to Not
dyke. Hendrix hits, scoring Pen
ping ton, but is out trying to
si retch it Into a two bagger.
Spokane Netzel out, Penulugton
to Hendrix. Coone) hits, ami
slenls second. Weed files to
Lynch. Keener also flies to
Seattle ■ Frisk hits. Raymond
sacrifices, Bennett send a foul to
shea. Lynch out, Cooney to Nor
Bpokane Davis Hies to Frisk.
>*iiii.\ke Mils [or iwo imns. Cart
wTfghl liiiw. Boorlng Nordyke. Shea
an dHaket fan
Seattle Akin flies to Keener.
Beaton out, Cooney to Nordyke.
Penlngton also out, Coouej to Nor
CUPID WING CLUB! SHALL
SPOKANE HA YE ONE TOO?
The Cupid Wing Club—Heart
Menders. Shall Spokane have such
a club? Just think of it!
One almost hears the silken rus
tle of the diaphanous wings of all
the cherubs of love in this, the
name of one of the po-s ble clubs
The club is for the purpose of
Mending broken hearts and bring
ing about domestic felicity. A dub
for the guidance of the marriacie
,,ble girls of Spokane, and one
v hose great purpose will be to pre
vrnt unsuitable matches and di
They believe in the old
My'" lo ' " An °i" nCe of preventative
MILWAUKEE. Wis.—Because he
thought that he was marrying
someone else, Frank Robinson
Betsford Is suing to annul his mar
riage to Florence Hughes Botsford.
He asserts that he now finds that
he really married Florence Rich
baum. and not Florence Hughes.
Athe marriage he was 20 and she
He Would you mind If I asked
you to kiss me?
She Mama always taught me to
CHlCAGO.—According to a con
fession made here, two boys and
two young girls stole an auto in
Cincinnati, and had got as far as
here on their way to Reno, Nev.,
to see the prize fight. The girls
are 15 and 17 years old, and the
boys 21 and 19.
The Man I heard you tell the
census man you were SO.
The Woman Yes. dear. I told
The Man Hut when we were
married, a year ago. you said you
The Woman My. how time flies
when one is happ>.
"THEN IT HAPPENED"
(t)ur Dafly Discontinued story.)
Of an Inquiring turn of mind,
Rudy Rubberneck was ever alive
to what was gong oil
Wot instance, one day he saw a
man turning a lire plug with a
wrench. It was a four-inch fire
plug, connected with the high pies-
sure Water service.
"l can see li move!" exclaimed
Hut vim ought to have Been Rudy
move! tThe Ktul )
is worth a pound of cure."
\ nunibi i of local pastors think
"Yountvre MfAROF AG.IRL
AN 010 W«/M». "
■ 12 3 4
Washington l r> ,'i
Hoston 2 8 1
Batteries—Gray and Street; Hall
St. Louis 8 11 1
Detroit 1 4 8
Batteries— Lake and Stephen J;
Strand and Stanage,
At Cleveland— It. H. E.
Chicago 4 !> 1
Cleveland 2 :i 2
Batteries Olmstead and Paynes
Palkenberg and Mitchell and East
a i New York— R. H. B.
Philadelphia I :i 2
New: York 2 8 1
Batteries Coombs and Lapp:
Ford and Sweeney,
At Philadelphia— R. H. E.
Hoston fi !) 0
Philadelphia i S 4
Batteries —Mattern, Frock and
Graham; McQuillen and Moran,
At Pittsburg— R H. E,
Chiosgo v ... f> 7 2
Pittsburg 6 lo 2
Batteries— Richie. Cole, Mclntyre
and Archer; Camnitz. Phlllippl and
.lake stab). Red Sox first Backer,
is the proud father Of a brand new
The first baseball league was
formed in New York in IN">7.
Sam Thompson, the old time De
troit star, holds the record for the
greatest number of games- played
in during a season.
The first t to 0 score was record
ed in 1878 In a game played be
tween Chicago and St. Ixmis.
The largest score on record was
made in Buffalo In the tins Niag
ara 209, Columbia! i".
The record of the Louisville dub
in 1898, when thej lost 29 straight
games, has never been equaled.
Paul Hines in ISTS. Harry
O'Hagan in 1902, and Neal Hall in
1909 are the only players whoever
completed a triple play unassisted.
Norman Klberfeld, the Tabasco
Kid. is 33 year-: old. and he broke
into (he game at Clnrkesv ille. X \.,
when he was IT. The manager of
the team bought the youngster his
first pair of long trousers.
McQuillan has promised to be
have, gel into shape and pitch win
Ding baseball foi the Phillies.
BROOK. Ind.—lnvitations are out
for a picnic at George Ade's big
farm near here. He will furnish
the good time, but only on condi
tion that the men and the girls
shall all wear blue stockings. They
must pass inspection before enter
ing the picnic grounds. The girls
are protest Ing,
favorably of Buch an organisation,
ami others would make it a legisla
Rev Henry I. Rasmus thinks
such a club might b< • powi r
tow,nil preventing so muny unsuc
cetsful marriages, Hi would op-
I kmc thi te talked of affinity
"it woui.i be a great aid to the
welfare of the people," said Rev,
Mr. Rasmus "If seletrtlfic condi
tions touid be Investigated before
matrimony, There wouM be less
afflnltj matches. People should be
educatl d tU take a sensible view
(Continued on P.iye Six.)
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SPOKANE, WASHINGTON. FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 1910.
BOBBY WALLACE, ONE OF THE VETS OF .
THE GAME, IS STILL A GREAT PLAYER
R. II K.
I?. H. E.
When It comes right down to
brass tacks and you get to picking
the star ball players, you have to
slip one of the honorary badges to
Hhoderick Wallace. You probably
won't recognize htm under the name
of Khodenck, so we will call him
Hobby. Chorus now, "We all know
.lust at present Wallace is divid
ing his time between third-basing
and short-stopping for the St. ■
Louil Browns. The Browns are
BOt doing much in the American !
league race, but it isn't any fault
of Wallace. This veteran of the
diamond is playing about as good
ball now as he ever did, and be
lieve me that spells QRANO.
BY JOHN KENNETH TURNER
An election in Mexico is a
strange and wonderful thing. So is
a political campaign. A fairly clear
idea of the degree of democracy
that exists in Mexico, hoy inviol- I
able and the basic human rights of
just how noble a statesman is Pres
ident Diaz can be gained by a re
view of the presidential campaign
of 1910 just closed. The past year
has seen a great democratic move
ment in Mexico. Democratic par
ties of the past had been crushed
by the police, but the new out
dared to hope, for Diaz had publicly
said: "I shall not serve again."
The democratic party of Mexico
JOHN KENNETH TURNER.
was organized in January. 1909. Its
platform provided for the restora
tion c( thf»2 ordinary political
AND KILLED IN MEXICO
ARTICLE NO. 11.
i Wallace started in the game as a
pitcher with the old Cleveland Spi
ders under Pat Tebeau. As a pitch
er he wasn't much weight, but he
could hit the ball. When "Chippy"
McCarr became ill one day Tebeau
put Wallace on third bace. lie be-1
came one of the greatest third
sackers in the business.
After going to the St. Louts
Browns Wallace switched to short- [
stop\ and he was a cracking good
One. This spring .lack O'Connor
mftved him back to third, and he
has played grand base ball. At this
writing he is playing shon for the
BrowUß, but he likes to play third
and will probably be back on his !
old corner before the season wanes, j
rights, such as we nere accept as
a gvatter of course.
I ts original purpose was to elect
a (accessor to President Diaz, but
when President Diaz decided to
iiintinue as president, it accepted
the situation, nominated him tor
its presidential Candidate and In or
der to provide for the nation's fu
ture. in cast ot the death of Dial,
n nominated Bernardo Keyes [or
(hi the assumption that it would
not be interfered with, the demo-
(Continued on Page Six.)
KIRK, (Ipiiikiiij - Kniperor Will
lam attended the yachting regatta
yesterday, ai"l is said to In* in bet
Corbett's Bout With Sulli
van Delights Big Jim Jef
BY MAX BALTHASAR
RENO. Nev.. June 24. —James J.
Jeffries smiled yesterday and the
grouch fled. The smile is playing
a return engagement today and the
human oak is as cheerful as the
force of trainers and humorists in
his camp could possibly wish. The
result is a lot of vim and dash in
his work that is showing the inter
ested spectators about the camp
that Jeffries' condition is as good as
his friends have claimed it is.
The disposal of .lohn 1,. Sulli
van by James .1 Corbett is one of
the little incidents that has done
much to put the retired champion
in his present excellent spirits. To
day Sullivan is about the most dis
gusted man in Reno, and you have
to listen a long time at Moana to
hear a word of sympathy for h'm.
"He pot exactly what was corn
trip to him." is the general com
ment around the Jeffries camp on
the diplomatic, but convincing
manner in which Corbett affixed
the can to the old title holder.
Corbett. who has a sympathetic
strsin. was sorry that the incident
had to occur, "but it was the only
thing I could do," he said.
Knowing that Jeffries did not
want to see Sullivan and that he
did not want to talk to him. Cor
bett stepped into the breach and
acted as buffer, fearing a meeting
between the two fighters might re
sult in upsetting Jeffries and
bring back the dreaded "grouch."
Progressives Think They
Will Control Convention
—Standpaters of Same
At the headquarters of the Re
publican Progressive league In the
Peyton building this morning it was
given out with a feeling of joy that
the progressives had succeeded in
landing a majority of the delegates
to the county convention tomorrow,
'or at least had an even break with
, the standpatters.
"We have carried the country
by a vote of two to one,
and seem to be breaking even in
i the city." it was announced. "The
I outlook x getting*better all the
j time. With the organization and
the party machinery in the hands of
the standpatters, the result in the
Continuea on Page Two.
TO RECALL SIR ELDON GORST.
MANCHESTER, Bnglaod, June
24, Tiie Manchester (iuardian to
da) printed an article tending to
confirm dispatches recently car
tied by the United Cross from Uon
don. that Sir Kldon Qoret, British
agent in Kgvpt. will he recalled
WASHINGTON, June 24. —The
interstate commerce commission
today decided that It has no au
thority over railroads and steam
ship lines in Alaska The commis
sion holds thai Alaska is not a ter
ritory or the United States in the
sense in which the phrase is used
in the acts regulating interstate
commerce. The deelslon relieves
the Morgan-Ouggenhelra syndicate,
operating Alaskan railroads and
sltantship lines, of any supervision
by the comn>let ion. j
8 9 Runs Hits Error*
EIGHTH YEAR, No. 220 25 CENTS A MONTH
VANCOUVER, June 24.—Ideal]
baseball weather again favored the
fans who turned out in vast num
bers to see the Heavers try to take
another tail out of the Tigers and
climb back into first place. Erlck
son went on the slab for Vancou
ver with Sugden behind the bat,
while McCament and Rlankenship
did the battery work fur Tacoma.
MEXICO CITY. June 24.-—Thirty seven persons wore
killed and fifty severely injured today when a troop train
was wrecked on the National railroad in the state of
Four ears broke away from the train and were derailed
as the train was rounding a curve while traveling at a
high rate of speed, on a down grade. The cars pitched
over an embankment and the soldiers were crushed to
death. _ .
TRUTH OF CASE
Not until after The Press appeared yesterday afternoon with
the first true version of the shooting of Joe Curry, age 20, of
Astoria, Ore., by Officer Lee Downey did the police department
or the prosecuting attorney's office evince any interest in get
ting at the facts in one of the most high handed, unjustifiable,
vicious and brutal attempts to take human life ever perpetrated
After the appearance of The Press last night one of the eye
witnesses of the affair was summoned to the police station
and questioned by Chief Sullivan. This man gave the facts in
such a way that there was no use further to whitewash the
affair and Officer Downey was suspended "pending further
After this version of the affair was given to the police Dow
ney sought out ,th e witness and took him to task, with the
remark. "I thought that you were my friend." The man replied
that he was his friend, but that when it came to telling the
truth in a matter that might mean the life or death of a human
being friendship did not count.
In view of the facts that have been obtained by The Press
from at least a dozen witnesses the statement of Chief Sulli
van that "the insinuation that he (Downey) shot out of anger is
despicable" appears ridiculous. The facts will show that If Chief
Sullivan made that remark he was deliberately telling what
was not true or else had not taken the pains to learn the facts.
Chief Sullivan and the police department had everything nicely
arranged to cover up the case and shield Downey, even to tup
pressing the facts in the newspapers friendly to the puiico.
Timber investigation Into the.can get awa) with an affair like the
shooting makes the cv c appear j Dowuey ease has passed.
worse for Officer Downey, Between
bOOie, bull like anger, a little au
thority and the possession of a
ready pistol. Downey was led iuto
an affray that is a disgrace to the
I IMiliee department, more especially
• When it becomes known that an
! effort was made to suppress the
,' facts in the ease,
j The policy pursued by Chief Sulll
[Van in the Downey ease Is the same
'pursued an to Officer Glider in the
Elliott case. People have stood for I
this suppression of the truth long I
enough, but the day when the policel
Score End of 3rd Inning
(By United Press Leaser! Wire)
EL PASO. Texas., .June 24 —
Fearing that today's celebration of
San Juan day may turn into the
uprising which has been feared for
some weeks, the Mexican govern
ment is taking every precaution
against rioting. Troops are sta
tioned along the boundary and
other soldiers are stationed at in
land cities. At Cananea there is a
strong force of troops; others sta«
ttoned at Naco have been recalled
i and hurried to Cananea. Rurales
I are mobilized at Xaco.
With a newspaper that Is not
afraid to give the facts aa to police
shortcomings, or those of any other
sot of public officials, people have
grown bolder, as was *huwn \ ester- j
day when 12 different men called
The Press to give the strata*t oti
the Downey affair Many of
seen a.hleil. Now, Wont use mf*
name, for If the police knew that fj
have toJd this they would make ma]
all sorts of trouble." This cam*;
from men in business, for whom a'
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