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THE TOPEKA STATE JOtTRjFAIi, SATURDAY EVENINGAIJGUST 27, 1904.
SPORTING NEWS. jiff Uu No Trouble in Retain lug Championship. Snceetafnllx Defends Ills Title Against Batte Miner. TYOX IX SECOND ROUND. Tb I'lgbt Hu a Farce from the Terj Start. Xunroe Tat Scared and Made filterable Showing. Referee Graney Stopped the Cattle to Sare a Life. San Francisco, Aug. 27. Like the veriest amateur In the prize ring. Jack Munroe of Butte, Mont., went down and out before Champion James J. Jeffries last night in the second round. The man from the mining district made such ah extremely sorry show- lag ' that the great throng In Me chanics' pavilion roundly hooted him as he protested to Keferee Graney against the decision that had been gtven in favor of Jeffries. 'The two giants had not been in the ring two minutes when it was fore seen taht the aspirations ox Munroe would b quickly disposed of. The miner was scared and awkward, and Jeffries in the first rotmd had him twice on the canvas tailing the count. Jeffries directed his bombardment against the stomach of his opponent and each shot was followed by a blow on the jaw that sent Munroe to his kaeea. Jeffries went back to his cor ner after the opening round with a sneer and a laugh on his swarthy face. while Munroe s seconds busied them' selves with smelling salts and re storatives, n ben the two came to gether for the second round the laugh n the champion's visage changed to look, of determination that boded ill to the miner. Forty-nve seconds after the gong sounded Munroe was lying on the floor, a bloody, bruised mass of hu manity with Jeffries standing over htm ready. If necessary, to put the anletus on the championship ambi tions of his adversary. The miner was too dazed to rise to his feet and the time keeper counted him out, but the husky man from southern Cali fornia did not understand that the victory was already his. nor could Munroe realize that his pugilistic star had so early set and the two men, in a moment or two. were facing one another and Jeffries landed a terrific blow on the jaw of his staggering opponent. It was at this time that Graney came forward and ordered Jeffries away, telling him that the fight was ended in his favor. Munroe tottered to his corner with blood streaming from his face and fell Into his chair .dazed and helpless. His Into his chair, dazed and helpless. His on him to freshen him and when he came to a realization that the fight had gone against him arose and going over to Referee Graney began to pro test. The huge crowd understood from his gesticulations the purport of his talk to Graney. and a mighty vol ume of jeering and hissing evidenced the sentiment of the spectators. From the time the bell rang to the time that the count of ten had been uttered against Munroe only four minutes and forty-five seconds had elapsed. The fight demonstrated, if nothing else, that the world has yet to produce a pugilist who will displace James J. Jeffries as champion of the world. A, great throng witnessed the con test. Estimates of the number in at tendance range from 7,000 to 9,000, and it is believed the gate receipts will approximate $55,000. The miner's showing was a disap , polntment to those who had the conn- ience that he would at least repeat in jome degree his performance in Butte, when Jeffries failed to put him out in Tour rounds. In the first few moments f the opening round he made some show of aggressiveness, but that he was thoroughly scared was evident from the manner in which he broke ground and awkwardly endeavored to guard him self when Jeffries advanced toward him. Jeffries did not eTtend himself at any time of the short ' contest, nor did he deliver a blow that required the full stretch of his powerful arms. The shots that sent the miner down were of the short arm variety that found easy lodgment on the Jaw of the man from Butte, but there must have been terrific Impact behind them, which was shown by the way the 200 pounds of flesh went Blight's Disease and Diabetes News. Ban Francisco, CaL, Aug. 20. To the Masonic fraternities of Kansas: Blight's Disease and Diabetes are now positively curable. The recoveries run into the thousands and include not only many of our best citizens but the very highest degree Masons (several of the thirty-third degree). Knights Templars, Shriners. etc. A eenea of duty and lore of their fel lows moved a number of these to give us permission to use their names in or der that the world may know of the genuineness of this discovery. Among them are such men as ex-Surveyor Gen eral Theo. Reichert. N. W. Spauldlng (now deceased), late president Spauld lng Saw Co.. and United States sub treasurer, and A. G. DeardorfT, M. D. General Reichert recovered himself after twlevo years of suffering with Diabetes. N. W. Spaulding's daughter recovered from Bright's Disease after he had spent thousands of dollars and -years of time and believed her death inevit able. Dr. Deardorff had several patients recover extreme cases of both Bright's Disease and Diabetes, one of them being an old school physician. In the interest of humanity these gen tlemen have permitted us to take their affidavits to be gaven to anxious in quirers. Sincerely. JOHN J. FULTON CO., 40 Washington St. San Francisco. The above refers to the newly discov ered Fulton Compounds the first cures ths world has ever seen for Bright's Disease and Diabetes. We are the sole agents. Ask for pamphlet. TOPEKA DRUG COM PANT, 732 Kansas Ave.. Topeka, Kan. When to suspect Bright's Disease puffy ankles or hands weakness with out visible ctuM Kidney trouble after third month smoky urine frequent vrinatlon falling vision one or more '. 3.-. 'I v f - ,$;.' v..-:--:""' e'i,0Vr. ... "j ' 1 '.' f ;'--5- . riSfis,i. J V '. .'NtV'-r - VT t :'-'' ' " 'tj-h ei . r?-:.T .;''.'. 'i SteV JF -tmfiJl.fiM:- f Jim Jeffries, the Champion Heavyweight. down with a thud on the canvas. A t2S,000 crowd witnessed the fignt but the throng was not up to the San Francisco standard. For a couple of hours befor the op ening of the box office a long line of sportsmen from the small Interior towns, together with the host that was to constitute the gallery gods brigade. awaited the opening . of the doors. These men talked Munroe but did not seem too willing to hazard much on his chances to win. In the afternoon the betting was 100 to 35 that Jeffries would win, and even money that the champion would knock out Munroe in less than ten rounds. There was an abundance of Jeffries money in sight but few takers weie found in the Munroe camp. I hey were holding for a better proposition. Toward evening the odds dropped to 19 to 3 and more My n roe money was in evidence. Most of the bets, however, were small and in the downtown pool rooms no large commissions were recorded. The great bulk of the money wagered was on the proposition of how long Munroe would last. A great many knowing ones thought it a good hazard to place even money that the champion would not knock out the big miner within ten rounds. They figured on Munroe's youth, great strength, vigor and ambition. Not a few, too. thought that the instructions of "Kid" McCoy would make the Butte man the most formidable ever tackled by Jeffries. The fact that the latter was reported to have tipped the scales at 225 pounds a few hours before entering the ring made them think that he would -be much slower than on the occasion when he fought Corbett. Another element which helped along the speculative im pulse was a knowledge of the rules un der which the battle was to be fought. These permitted the fighters to rough it and protect themselves at all times. In other words, the sporting men real ized that while the contest would be under Marquis of Queensberry rules, there was some resemblance to the London prize ring rules. With two of the greatest giants who ever faced each other in the ring under these conditions, a great fight was look ed for. In ail of the other great heavy weight battles, notably those between Corbett and Sullivan, Corbett and Fitz simmons and Corbett and Jeffries, hit ting in the clinches was barred and they broke clean at the order of the referee. Shortly after 7 o'clock the doors of the big pavilion were opened and the waiting throngs which had been admirably handled by the mount ed police and a squad of patrolmen poured in at the doors. The galleries were quickly filled and the conserva tives among the sporting men soon oc cupied most of the high-priced seats on the main floor. Compared to former championship events the house ranked about fifth in point of size. The high water mark was reached when Corbett and Jeffries fought. J63.000 being taken In at the door on that occasion. The first preliminary was between the "Saginaw Kid" and Jockey Burns. It went four rounds and the Saginaw Kid got the decision. The second preliminary was between Billy Means of Pan Francisco and Neill Sullivan of Portland. The Fight by Rounds. The following is the detailed descrip tion of trra fisht by rounds: Round 1 Both advanced to the center and indulged in light sparring. Munroe was the first to lead, a left, which was short. "Jeff" danced around his op ponent, drew him into a clinch and missed a right for the body. Munroe, In a clinch, missed a right for the body. "Jeff" was chewing gum and smiling. "Jeff" sent Munroe to the floor with a left hook to the Jaw. Munroe was up quickly, but the champion drove a straight right to the head and followed with a left swing to the stomach. "Jeff" followed his advantage, driving Munroe to the ropes with risht and left to the body. A well-directed left to the jaw sent Munroe to the ropes for eight sec onds. He arose, but agRin was floored with a similar blow. "Jeff" started n vicious right for the jaw, but the bell rang and the champion stopped his progress. Munroe did not land a blow nd looked bndlv out as his second? shoved him to his corner. Roui 2 Jeffries cane forward with left stieklne cut. M'mrne launched as "Jeff" led. They brolte. "Jeff" smashed Munroe's rose wit! Wt. brinirlng blood Munroe tried to clir-ch. "Jeff" pushed him away and smashed him again and gain. His eves were closed and his face bsthed in Mood. When Jack arose from the second knockdown Graney turned to Munroe's comer and invited interference. No sign came, but Mun roe's seconds stopped and meanwhile Munroe arose. His knees were knocking together and he was helpless. "Jeff" 'looked around, and, seeing no one was inclined to interpose on the miner's be half, rained smashes into his face and body. Munroe :was against the ropes, helpless and somebody shouted, "You'll kill him," and Graney jumped in and stopped the mill. '-. It was a pitiable exhibition. It is said that "Kid" McCoy, when appealed to throw up the sponge, refused to do so. YOST OX 1901 niUES. Wolverine Football Coach Visits Chi cago to Look TTp Supplies. . - Chicago, Aug. 27. Coach F. H. Tost and Charles Baird, the Univer sity of Michigan pair, arrived in the city last evening to- look up supplies and armor for the 1904 football team and also watch the New York team do things to Seles's clubs. Yost had heard that Rose would not try for his team, fearing that all the heavy work would be heaped upon his hammer-throwing shoulders, Baird had also heard of it. "The season looked pretty good to us," said Yost. "It's far too early to predict what the new classes will show up. That's where we've got to get our men to fill up the holes with. "I haven't studied the new rules much yet. I didn't see the quarter back run cutting much figure last year inside the twenty-five-yard line, so I guess there won't be much worry if they do lengthen out the field to give the quarter a chance. The new rules limiting the men back of the line is going to be hard on the backs who have to do all the work in a long game. Looks as if some of these teams would have to use two sets of backs. That should cut down the scoring for the reason it will mean an offense easier to split up on many plays. The line will certainly have to get busy -and help out on those of fensive plays. "I see the pneumonia has still got Stagg to the bad. I am sorry to hear that. "I don't know how this two sets of whistles for the umpire and referee are going to work. It is bound to be different whistling on what ever field you get on. I guess the play will have to go anyway and end, up, whis tle or no whistle, and then there won't be any mistake." The Cardinals Get a Man: St. Louis, Aug. 27.- The Cardinals have added another youngster to the list of those they will try out this fall and next spring. The new man is Charles Swindells of Butte, Mont. Swindells is a catcher and reputed to be one of the best outside of major league circles. He was recommended to the St. Louis team ry Walter Wil mott. who thinks Swindells has the making of a star In him. The sign ing of Swindells makes nine new men the Cardinals now hafe signed, and several others will be secured before the end of the season if present plans go through. Ball Players Fight. Chicago, Aug. 27. The nervous strain of the now almost hopeless chase of the New Yqrk Giants is be ginning to tell on the tempers of the Chicago National league players. Yes terday Joe Tinker and Jake Weimer engaged in a lively fist fight in the club house during the interval be tween games of the double header with New York. The trouble grew over Weimer's feat of "sassing" the nnftAnK V An Arrow Collar . PP P T Fifteen Cents Each Two for 25 Cents CLUETT, PEABODV A CO. OKlm OFSUIETT AMD MOHAMCH HtTS umpire arid' getting- himself 'put out of the first gamer 'at the critical tenth inning finish. Some of the players were decidedly sore a-t Jake and Tink er reproached him" for being a quitter and with purposely fnenrring the -umpire's wrath. Hard names were passed, it is said, then a blow was struck and the youngsters went at it In hearty fashion" "Tinker picked up a soiled Optic " find 1 Tortiedlav Jake's" frame was generally used up before they were separated. t A CLEVER SECOXD BASEMAN. Billy Gilbert Has: Developed Into a Most- psef ul Player. One of the greatest ball players in this country today is Billy Gilbert, who covers second x base for Johnny Mc G raw's Giants. - While there are many players in the'majoF leagues who can play that important position, none of them has done the same remarkable work at that sack this season that Gil bert has exhibited. Gilbert is In t class by himself. He is like a streak of chain lightning, and the way in which he covers the ground between first and second bases is cer tainly a treat. to-look at. Gilbert is not one of those players who is afraid to go after a., ball for fear of being charged with on error. He sets sail after every grounder or line drive that he thinks he can get to, and as a result he has,, made many a stop of grounders and also nailed line drives on the run that seemed so impossible that the fans have more than once been forced to jump- to their feet and aplaud him for his remarkable play ing. 1 ; Gilbert has robbed many a player of base hits this season by his great stops and catches. He has often run out into short right- field and short center and caught line files with one hand which Jooked : like sure base hits. . . Besides being a star second base man, Gilbert is af splendid hitter, base runner, and art accurate thrower. .- . He is hitting better this season than ever before,-: and his timely drives have been largely- responsible for a greit many victories this season. Gilbert - is 'also ;a - star - at making double plays.- and with the aid of Bill Nahlen he has succeeded in pulling off many a double play so far this season. - - : . - - McGraw made a wise - move when he played Gilbert on the New York team, for it 4s doubtful if -he ever could have obtained another second baseman who would have worked so hard and faithfully for the success of the team as Gilbert has done ever since the- first minute he stepped on the diamond in a Giant uniform: Gilbert was born at Trenton, N. J., in 1876. He began his -career as a professional ball-player in 1897, when he played with the Fall River team of the New England league. After play ing a full season with that team, he was secured by the management of the Lyons, Ny; Y. team, of -the New York state league. . That was in 1898. In the following year he became a member of the tftica team and later on was drafted - by the Milwaukee club of the American ' league. He was farmed out by the Milwaukee nine ,-to the Syracuse team. In 1901 he went back to Milwaukee and played second base for that team throughout the sea son. . :s , - - At the beginning of? 1902 Johnny McGraw bought Gilbert's release from the Milwaukee -team and assigned him to cover second base for the Balti more team of . the American r league. Gilbert did such great playing with the Orioles that year that McGraw re. signed him at .the end -of -the season to play again with, bis team in 1903. When McGraw; became the manager of the Giants, ..Gilbert was one of the players that he took with him to the New York club, where he has been playing ever since. Washington Post, Racing at Jteadvllle. " Readvllle, Mass., Aug. 27. Favor ites won two of the four events in the concluding races of the Grand circuit meeting here. Major Delmar and Prince Alert were sent .against the world's records at their respective gaits, but were unsuccessful owing to a strong wind. Major Delmar went after the 2:024 mark, the best made by a trot ter without & pacemaker in front. With all the disadvantages against him he circled the track in exactly the time he set out to beat. Time: Quar ter, 0:304; half, 1:00; three-quarters, 1:31; mile. 2:02V4- - Prince - Alert was trying for - .the pacing - record of 1:59 hi. without a pacemaker in front. His time: Quar ter. 0:29; half, 0:69; three-quarters, 1:28; mile, 1:59. In the 2:08 pace Cheery Lass was the choice. She: lost the second heat by breaking, bu twon the others. Mazetto was strongly backed to take the 2:09 trotting event, but was badly off in form and landed outside he purse. Geers surprised all with Stan ley Dillon, whom few thought capable of trotting in 2:07. Tom Phair was first selected as the favorite in the 2:18 trotting race, but before the initial heat the talent changed to Noretta. Both guesses proved bad, as Hopper turned winner. Major C. appeared to have it easy in the fast pacing class,, and would have won in straight heats but for a break at the long distance post in the first heat. Racing at Chicago. Chicago, Aug. 27. Irene Lindsey won the feature at Hawthorne, a six furlongs handicap. She carried 118 pounds and ran away from her field all day. In the fourth race, Dungan non, a 15 to 1 shot, won from Gold Mineral, who was made a heavy first choice. Colonel Ruppert, in the first race, had been given out as a sure winner, but his owners did not think he was Just right and did not back him. He opened at 6 to 1 and was 20 to 1 at post time. He was never in trouble and won easily. Racing at St. Louis. St. Louis, Aug. 27. Kept out of the early pace and brought with a rush at the finish. Otto Stifel, giving weight to every horse in the race, won the fair grounds ; feature. Commodore and Evening Star led to within a fur long of the finish, where Otto Stifel made his run, winning by a length from Evening Star, who was the same distance in front of Commodore. Death, Fruit and Otto Stifel were the winning favorites. Track good. Whiting Lost to St.-. Louis. Cincinnati. Aug. 27. The matiorial baseball commission, disposed of -the protest ' of the New England league against Player Jesse Whiting, of the Manchester club, playing with the St. Louis National league club, by finding that the St. Louis club has not signed Whiting and makes no claim for his services, and Jat .Whiting is still on the reserve-. Ust'- ot the Manchester club. .- . '- -.'j.r .'.- -; -.i Wis a Cheap Ilorse.. Springfield, O-f Aug. 27. Dr. Strong, th- . ....Hi,., geiiiins -that is creating such -a sensation at the Grand Circuit meetings this season, was rejected in tis rity for $40 . When a yearling Dr. Strong was placed-on the block at a sale given in the East street shops.. J. L. Sullivan, a grocer, bid him in' for $40. JHe paid $10 down, and some friends- talked him out of buying the youngster, saying he would . never amount to anything. Mr. Sul- ll,.nn ! , l I . V, iivAU iui icilcu 1113 urr l oJW aiiu mv. colt was resold-for $35. Few Stars Lett for Drafting. Milwaukee, Wis., Aug. 27. Just twenty players of the American asso ciation have been sold to date to big leagues, leaving few of the choice ones to be drafted. The last batch to be sold was from Louisville, the St- Louis American league club getting Pitchers Eagan and Campbell. Milwaukee los es five men by sale Stone, Schaeffer, Clark, Dougherty and Curtis. Nineteen Innings at Jackson. Jackson. Miss.. Auc. 2 7. Jackson and Brookhaven of the Delta league broke all baseball records for minor league clubs in the south. Nineteen innings were played without either side making a score. Kline . pitched for Jackson and allowed only four hits. Hanlon to Box McGovern. San Francisco, Cal., Aug. 27. Terry McGovern and Eddie rianlon ' have been matched to fight in Philadelphia. The bout is to be six rounds, under the rules governing glove contests in the Quaker City. . Louisville Signs Players. South Bend, Ind., Aug. 27. George Tebeau watched the South Bend game at Grand Rapids, and has picked out Pitcher Herbert Smitn of Crawfords ville, Cecil Ferguson of Terre Haute, both of the South Bend team, and Capt- Morrissey and Third Baseman Fox of Grand Rapids. NATIONAL LEAGUE. AT ST. LOUIS. St. Louis fook the final game of the series from Boston.- Boston was unable to score until the last inning, when Nichols let down and 2 runs came in before the side was retired. Score by innings: . r.h B St. Louis 0 0 3 10 0 2 0 - 12 Boston ,.0000000022 i 3 Batteries Nichols and Grady; Willis and Marshall. , AT CHICAGO. Brown's excellent pitching allowing only five hits, scattered one to an in ning.' won tae only game of the series and shut New York out. Score by .innings: R.H.E. Chicago ....0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 5 9 2 New York .,. ,00000000 00 5 -i Batteries Brown and Kling; Elliott and Warner. , AT PITTSBURG. Corridon had Pittsburg at his mercy and had no trouble in keeping hits scattered. Score by Innings: R.H.E Pittsburg 1 001000002 9 t Philadelphia 10 0 0 112 0 1 13 2 'Batteries Lynch .and Phelps; Corri don and Dooin. - , - NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDING. CluUs. . , . . .. Won. Lost. Pet New York 77 32 .706 Chicago 66 43 606 Cincinnati .... 64 47 - .576 Pittsburg .... 62 ' 46 .574 St, Louis 6 2 .. Boston 43 70 379 tsrooKiyn .... .. 38 70 - .379 Philadelphia 31 80 ' .279 AMERICAN LEAGUE. -'. r . AT NEW YORK- Long hits -by Ganzel and timely hits by Conroy enabled New York to win from St, Louis. . : - : Score by innings: R.H.E. St, Louis ....0 100000010 02 6 2 New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 10 2 Batteries Howell and O'Connor; Clarkson, Chesbro and Kleinow. AT BOSTON. Gibson held Chicago to four hits and Boston won, 3 to 1. Attendance, 9,100. , Score by innings: R.H.E Boston, i. 1 002 0 000 a 8 2 Chicago 0 9 00 000 101 4 0 Batteries Gibson and Crlger; Smith and McFarland. AT WASHINGTON. Cleveland won a stubborn contest of 12 innings from Washington. Score by Innings: R.H.E. Washington ....0000000000000 4 0 Cleveland 0 0000000000 11 11 1 Batteries Patten and Kittredge; Joss and Bemls. AT PHILADELPHIA, Mullen weakened in the fifth inning and the locals won. Score by innings: R.H E Detroit 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 04 6 - 3 Philadelphia .....0000610007 8 3 Batteries Mullen and Bevelly; Ben der and Powers. AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDING. ' Clubs. Won. Lost. Pet, New York .., 65 40 .619 Boston .... 65 43 .602 Chicago .... 64 46 .60 Philadelphia 69 44 - .573 Cleveland .... 59 46 ' .5f-2 Detroit ... 47 69 .443 St. Louis 40 63 - .388 Washington .... ... 24 . 82 .226 JfKRICAN ASSOCIATION. At Kansas City Kansas City, 2; To ledo, 1. At Milwaukee Milwaukee, 3;. Indian apolis, 2. ' - . . At Minneapolis Minneapolis, 2; Louisville, 6, At St Paul St. Paul, 5; Columbus, 3. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION STANDING. Clubs. Won. Lost. Pet. St, Paul 80 43 -.651 Milwaukee 71 50 . 587 Columbus 68 54 . .557 Louisville 67 65 .549 Minneapolis 62 68 .517 Indianapolis 67 68 .456 Kansas City 48 73 ,3'M Toledo 24 88 .279 $7.60 St. Louis and Return via Rock Island system. Tickets on sale Tuesdays and Thursdays during August and September. Excursion to Kansas City, Santa Fe. Labor Day. Round Trip $1.25. Through Sleepers to St. Louis . via Rock Island System In addition to our No. 4, leaving Topeka dally at 4:00 p. m., carrying Coaches, Chair Cars, Tourist and Standard Sleepers through to St. Louis without change, we have through Standard Sleepers on No. 10 and No. 36. No. 10 leaves Topeka at 7:45 a. m. No. 86 leaves Topeka at 8:05 p. in. Arriving aUSt, Louis at 6:50 p. m. and 7:20 a. ni. By taking the Rock Island for St. Louis you avoid the very disagreeable change of cars at Kan sas City. - Also, remember, that No. 4 Rock Island train lands you at the main entrance to the World's Fair grounds. , . . .... iFor reservations and all other In formation, see. A. M. FULLER. C. P. A Both Phones 884. -Rock Island deoot BROKE THE H00D0 Saints at Last titt .Game' from Miners. Win by On Sided Score of "'-:-' 8 to 2. ; MR. HOWIE DID WELL. Young Pitcher Had Joplln at His Mercy. lie Kept the Hits Well Distrib uted. It took just seventeen trials this year for the Saints to beat Joplin one ; game. That phenomenon happened I on Friday afternoon by a score of 8 to 2. Sixteen times have the Miners! won from the Celestials.- The Saints ! won the seventeenth Friday. Today I the eighteenth was played, the last of j the year between the two clubs. Jop-1 lin will not be with us again until 1905, after the sun sinks upon today's melee. Topeka is at Last Moving Up. It was a peculiar game, with just a little few symptoms of hippodrom atlcs. (Since the New York Sun has not objected to the. latter term along with "in -the cage," etc., it will be used regularly hereafter.) Despite the fact that the Jops are fighting for the first place, they didn't seem to give a tinker s anathema about the result of Friday's brawl. Of course the fusslness of some other clubs which have made the heglra to this point within recollection, might be responsible to an extent for this state ment, but it is the peanut against the shell, that the Miners are riot the same aggregation that" visited with us for a brief while earlier m the year; They ought to put a want ad' into the State Journal for their ginger hottle. It has been lost somewhere. Mr. Brown Catches a Neat One on His Shoulder. The coal diggers outhit the Saints. The record in this department sum med ud like this: Hits, Joplin 10. Topeka 8. But that couldn't offset the trouble which Torrence, in the box for the Miners and the errors of teammates, only two in all, caused In the fourth and fifth innings. And to the latter mixture was added some pretty bunched hitting by the wing- clipped. cpa Hurlburt's Hit to Pitcher Torrence. Howie rolled up the curtain in the third act by driving for two bases. Hurlburt was jealous and hit the bulb for three, sending Howie to his Just re ward. Abbott got into the boat and stuck In his oar for a double, and Hurl burt scraped his spikes across the gut- tanercha. That meant two runs ror that inning. In the fourth Freil and Olson uncorked singles. Browrt hit a long one to deep center and Freil ran Mr. Vanderhill Stole Second Base. faster than the throw-In. That made another. Then Grant overthrew the first sack In handling Howie's grounder and Olson ran home, Howie going to second. A moment later Johnny Fill man let Hurlburt's grounder filter be tween his shins and before Mike Wel day could recover the leather, Howie was raising a big dust in close prox imity to the home-stand. In the flftn Torrence got in his bad work. He passed Abbott, Cole singled and Schrant got hit. Sacks full. Frell got a pass and it forced the seventh run. Olson and Brown both knocked ' little ln fielder grounders and killed Cole and Schrant in trying to get home. But Shinners came to the rescue. He belted out a pretty double and Olson stomped his daint footprints Into the frying pan. That ended the scoring for the haloed ones, though they made bad staggers at more of the kind in the later innings. Joplin got one in the second. Shlm onek tripled to station 3. Torrence gave him no rest, but singled him horns on the first ball thrown to his willow. In the fifth Grant hit his way to the initial sack. Fillman drove a long sin gle into light and Grant sped home to mother, safe by a hair's breadth. Howie pitched a great game. He kept the hits of the Jops scattered like the lost tribes of .Judea, end then some. Torrence looked like easy money from the drop of the flag. Friel played second for Dunn, who was sick. Gus Alberts, "his hnoor, the urapi," played an errorless gams am usual. The score: " JOPLIN. Player. AB R H O A E Fillman, ss 5 0 12 11 Vanderhlll, o. 4 0 1 0 9 Bayless, If. 4 0 2 8 0 0 Welday, cf. 4 0 0 4 0 0 Gray, rf. 4 0 0 1 0 0 Crum, lb S 0 1 10 1 0 Shlmonek. 2b 4 1 3 4 7 0 Torrence, p. ..4 0 1 0 4 0 Grant, Sb. .....4 110 11 Totals 83 2 10 24 17 TOPEKA. Player. Hurlburt, cf. Abbott, lb. .. Cole, If. Schrant, e. ., Freil, 2b. Olson, ss. .... Brown. 3b. .. Shinners, rf. Howie, p. .... AB R 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 H 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 O 1 14 2 8 S 1 1 0 0 13 0 0 o 0 1 0 0 0 1 Totals 31 27 13 3 Score by innings: Joplin 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 03 Topeka 0 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 S Summary: Earned runs Joplin, X; To- geVa, 4. Struck out By Howie, 4. Hit y pitched ball Schrant, Stolen bates ' Vanderhill. Olson. Grant. Three-base hits . Hurlburt, Bhlmonek. Two-base hits ; Abbott, Shinners, Howie. umpire Al berts. Time of game On hour 30 min utes. Attendance 700. MISSOURI VALLEY LEAGUE. AT S EDA LI A, Pittsburg defeated Sedalla In a fea tureless game. The locals refused to have Collins umpire the game and O'Brien, a Pittsburg player, handled the Indicator. Score by innings: R.H.E. Pittsburg 2 0001001 04 6 2 Sedalla 10000010 03 & 4 Batteries Branham and Seabaugh; Davis and Stoner. AT LEAVENWORTH. Leavenworth lost to Springfield in a hard fought contest. A fast double and Hltling's batting were the features. Score by innings: R.H.E. Leavenworth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 01 10 2 Springfield .....0001 1 0000-3 8 0 Batteries Nelson and Ulrich; Horton and Schmidt. AT FORT SCOTT. Amid a . shower of severe criticism from the spectators during the first game, and -with the people leaving the grounds In bunches during the second game, the locals lost a doubleheader to Iola Friday afternoon. Nothing like it was ever seen here before even in the days of Jake Bene. First game Score by Inningg: R.H.E. Fort Scott 0 0101000 0-2 4 5 Iola 0 0005200 29 11 1 Batteries Durbln and Armstrong; Milton and Seigle. . Second game Score by Innings: R.H.E. Fort Scott 0 040000105 9 S Iola 2 7 1 0 6 0 0 1 118 22 1 ' Batteries Haney and Armstrong; Morgan and Seigle. MISSOURI VALLEY LEAGUE STAND ING. Clubs. Won. Lost. Pet. Iola 72 33 .64 Springfield 70 35 .667 Joplin 66 38 .621 Sedalla 63 40 .6'8 Pittsburg 44 59 . 427 Leavenworth 39 61 .3H) Topeka 31 71 .3"4 Fort Scott 27 77 .260 KANSAS FAIRS IN 1904. Following is a list of fairs to be held in Kansas in 1504. their dates, locations and secretaries, as reported to the state board of agriculture and compiled by Secretary F. D. Coburn: Allen County Agncultural Society J. T. Tredway, secretary. La Harpe; Sept. 6-9. Barton County Fair Association W. P. Feder, secretary. Great Bend: Sept. 18-1. Biawatha Fair Association (Brown county) Elliott Irvin, secretary, Hiawa tha; Sept, 6-8. Butler County Fair Association H. M. Batch, secretary. El Dorado; Sept. 19-24. Hewtns Park and Fair Association (Chautauqua county) W. M. Jones, seo retaiy, Cedar Vale: Sept. 20-22. Clay County Fair Association E. E. Hoopes, secretary. Clay Center: Sept. 6-9. Coffey County Agricultural Fair Associ ation S. D. Weaver, secretary, Burling ton; (Sept. 13-16. Cowiey County Agricult tral and Stock Show Association W. J. Wilson, secre tary. Wintield; Aug. 30 to Sept. 3. Eastern Cowley i-"air Association (Cow ley county) J. M. Henderson, secretary. Burden; Sept. 7-. Cr.wtord County Agricultural FVlr A. sociation Frank McKay, secretary, Pltts- Uuig; bcpi. Elk County Agricultural Fair Asaoeln. tion J. F. Deal, secretary, Grenola; Sept. 14-16. Finney county Agricultural society A. H. Warner, secretary. Garden City: Auk. 24-26. Ford County Agricultural Association J. H. Churchill, secretary, Dodg City; Jtllg. W W OCyi, ft. FranWlin County Agricultural Society Carey M. Porter, secretary, Ottawa: SeDtv 6-10. Greenwooa county raw Association C. H. Weiser, secretary. Eureka; Sept. 13-16. Harvev County Agricultural Sorlotv John C. Nicholson, secretary, Newton: Oct. S-7. Howard Btreei tair ana tas Carnival and Old Soldiers' Reunion Oct. 12-15. -TefToi son County Agricultural anil M cbanicnl Association George A. Patter son, secretary, Oskalooaa; Sept. 6-9. Jewell County Agricultural Association -Henry R. Honey, secretary, Mankato; Jr-rreraon County Poultry and Pt Rti, Association Norton ville. Kai.. ; reo. c l-u Knoues, juuse. c w. aauiman, secretary. , Marshall County Fair Association B Miller, secretary, Marysvillei Sept. 13-lk. Miami Couaty Agricultural and Mechanical- Fair Association H. A. Floyd, secretary, Paola; Sept. 27-30 Mitchell county Agricultural Asslcia tion P. G. Chtibbic, secretary, Belolt. vinrrlfi County Exposition rnmn. u F. Armit.e. secretary. Council Grove. Nemaha County Fair Association W H. Fltrwater, secretary. Seneca; Aug. si to Sept. 2. Neosho County Fair Association H. Lodge, secretary, Erie: Sept. 27-30. Chanute Fair and Improvement a avi ation Neosho county A. E. Tlmpane. secretary, Chanute; Aug. 29 to 8ept. X in ess county ft1 icunurai Association I. B. Penroer. secretary, Ness Cltv: Sont 28-30. Osage Cbunty Fair Association E. T Price, secretary, Burllngame: Sept. 6-12 'ntral Kansas Fair Association (Reno conty) A. L. Sponsler, secretary. Hutch- uison; Dept. Rice County Agricultural Fair and Uvm Stock Association W. T. Brown,, secre tary. 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