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THE TOPEKA DAILY-STATE JOUBAfcMONDAY EViaNG AUGUST 5, 1907.
COOLEY IS HEEDED Teteran Ball Player Might Stop .the Present Landslide, Oklahoma City TYon Easily ... - Sunday From Topeka. SCORE STOOD 5 TO 1 Hnrlbnrt Sent From Grounds ' , . for Abusing the Umpire. Darkness Closed a Tie Game at Joplin With Wichita. - Oklahoma City, Okla Aug. 5. The pitching of Hotter, a new acquisition, whose name la famous In the history f the old-time Baltimore Orioles, and timely hitting by Gill, who brought In two runs in the fifth on a auuu., were the features of the game. Hot ter'! throw over uncovered first in the fifth let In Topeka's only run. Hurl tmrt of Topeka was put off the grounds by the police In the sixf-i for abusing Umpire Jacobs. AB. 4 . Flayer mi- it j . , Bcoggins, If Gill, lb. - ri&pps. cf. McFarland. rf Henry, c White, ss Loe. 2b J Holt sr. p. . H. 0 0 1 1 1 0 s 1 TMflU . . . .30 TOPEKA. TH a AB. tl avis, rf. 3 Hurlburt, cf. 3 Abbott, lb 4 Wooley. If J Erwln, c Runkel. 3b. , 4 Ragan. Olson, 2b J Arnold, p J trice. If 1 O. A. K. 4 3 0 3 0 0 11 2 0 0 0 1 10 0 4 10 2 0 2 1 6 0 1 0 27 U 3 O. A. E. 3 0 0 3 0 0 11 1 0 0 0 1 4 10 0 2 0 13 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 10 3 Oklahoma City ....0 0 0 0 4 0 1 Topeka 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 01 The summary: Three base hit Gill. Two base hits White, Arnold. ' Sacrifice hits Henry 2, Davis. Stol en bases Scogglns, Henry, Love. Me Farland. Bases on balls Off Hoffer X, off Arnold 3. Struck out By Hof fer J, by Arnold 2. Left on Bases Oklahoma City 7, Topeka 5. Double plays Runkel to Olson to Abbott,, Pendry to Gill. Time 1:35. Attendance-!, 6 00. Umpire Jacobs. Hutchinson 4, Springfield S. Hutchinson. Kan.. Aug. 5. The Salt Packers closed the series with Spring field here by winning three straight frames. Joe Wood. In the box for the oca Is. fanned out twelve men and walked- but one. The game waa a fast one and was exciting from start to finish- Olmstead relieved Stevenson for the visitors In the last part of the seventh. The score: SPRINGFIELD. Player " AB. H. Murray, cf. 4 0 Cole. If. 3 0 Cuthbert, 2b. 4 0 Reed. lb. 4 2 Weller. 3b. i 4 2 Smith, ss 4 1 Brennan, c .... 4 ... 0 Brennan. c - 4 Stevenson, p. 0 0 Bankhead. Nichols. Bases on balls Off Welsh 2. off Speer 4. Struck out Stolen bares Flllman. Bankhead, Holland. - Sacrifice hits Armstrong, Milan. Nichols. Weaver 2. Hits OH Speer 7 In ten Innings. Time of game 2:02. Umpire O'Connell. . TMv.monriliAVebb City Game. Leavenworth. Kan.. Aug. 5. The t (k.w.Mi r'ltu- eame was postponed on account of rain. SATURDAY'S GAMES. - . . K 'YVvrtaO'lrA. 1 - Oklahoma City. Aug. 5 Arnold was ... ... . i. fl rn t inning Dattea oui or im iw Saturday and Topeka lost to the Mets by & score oi r w , OKLAHOMA CITY. . : AB. H. O. Pendry, 3b f Scogglns. If Gill, lb J Rapps. er. .... McFarland, rf J White,' ss 4 Ivove. 2b Bandy, p 2 2 11 0 A. 2 0 0 0 0 o 7 2 1 E Totals 28 8 TOPEKA. Player AB. H. Davis, c. ..'. 4 1 Olson. 2b ., 4 1 Abbott, lb 4 1 Runkel, 3b 4 ' 1 Rattan, ss 3 0 Wooley. If. -...-..'.- 4 1 Hurlburt. cf. 4 . 0 Price, rf 2 0 Arnold, p. ....... 0 0 Bunton. p. ........... 3 0 . 27 12 O. 3 3 13 1 2 0 1 1 0 .0 A. ' 1 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 6 24 14 0 1 0 1 01 Three- O. 1 2 8 8 1 1 5 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 S Totals 31- 5 HUTCHINSON. Player AB. Wilson. If. 4 Pettigrew, rf. 3 Gasev, 2b 4 Zlnk, lb 3 Noyes, c 4 Andrews, 3b 4 Johnson, ss 4 Zackert, cf 3 Wood, p 3 H. 1 1 3 0 0 0 24 O. 1 3 3 7 12 1 0 0 0 A. 0 0 1 0 2 1 4 0 1 10 27 Totals 32 SCORE BY INNINGS. Bprlngfleld 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 03 Hutchinson 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 The summary: Two-base hits Pet tigrew, Casey, Weller. Struck out By Wood 12, by Stevenson 3 in six and two-third innings, by Olmstead 1 in ne and one-third innings. Double play Stevenson to Cuthbert. Hit by pitcher Pettigrew. Bases on balls Off Wood 1, off Olmstead 1. Time 1:80. Umpire Mclnnes. , Joplin 2, Wichita . 'Joplin, Mo., Aug. 5. Umpire O'Con nell called Sunday's game at the end of the eleventh, owing to darknessi Speer was ejected from the game for arguing In the tenth, after pitching great ball. JOPLIN. AB. H. 4 Player Flllman. rf .-SR. Harrington, c. Olson, ss Kotan, lb Person. If Bankhead, 2b. Armstrong, cf. Fleming. 3b. ... Welch, .p. Hoot, p Totals .. 6 .. 2 .. 4 .. 2 .. 4 .. 4 .. 5 .. 4 .. 2 .0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 o. 3 2 1 13 0 8 2 3 0 1 A. - 2 4 3 1 0 3 0 1 6 0 Totals 32 SCORE BY INNINGS. Oklahoma City ....4 0 0 0 0 0 Topeka 0 0 0 0 0 0 Summary:e Horn run Olson. base hit Henry. Two-base hit Wooley. Bases on balls Off Bandy 2, off Arnold 2. Struck out By Bandy 6, by Bunton 3. Innings pitched By Arnold one- third. Runs Off Arnold S. Hits Off Arnold 4. Sacrifice hits Henry. Scog glns. Stolen bases Gill, McFarland. Left on bases Oklahoma City 6, Topeka 3. Double play White to Love to G11L Time of game 1:30. Umpire Goes. Hutchinson 4, Springfield 3. Hutchinson. Kan.. Aug. 5. Fleharty allowed only one scratch hit until the ninth Saturday when two long ones brought in three men, tying the scoring. Kaufman went in for the visitors, hit Pettigrew, who stole second and came in on a scratch hit by Casey. Score by lnnlnas. R.H.E. Hutchinson 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 8 0 Springfield 0 0000000 33 3 1 Batteries Porter.Kauffman and Bren nan; Fleharty and Lewis. Webb City 2. Leavenworth 1. Leavenworth, Kan., Aug.' 5 The locals played errorless ball and outhit Webb City, but their hitting was poorly timed, the visitors winning, 2 to 1. Second game 8core by innings: R.H.E. Webb City 0 2000000 02 6 2 Leavenworth 0 0010000 01 8 0 Batteries Meredith and Cheek; Selby and Qulesser. Wichita 2. Joplin 1. Joplin, Mo., Aug. 6. In the twelfth In ning of Satnrday's game Wichita won by hitting George, the Joplin twirler. The score was 2 to L Score by Innings. R.H.E. Wichita 10000000000 12 11 2 Joplin 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 01 6 1 Batteries George ; and Armstrong ; Clark and Bayless... Western Association Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Wichita .... ...... 68 21".-. ".764 Hutchinson 63 39, . .576 Oklahoma City 62 -89 .571 Joplin .' 49 . 40 ' .551 Topeka 48 42 .533 Webb City 39 46 .459 Springfield S. 27 63 " .300 Leavenworth..... 19 71 '.211 Player Milan. If. Nichols, rf Hatllng. 3b , Bayless. cf Holland, lb Weaver, c. Annls, ss. Kelly, 3b , Sneer, p Young, p. 37 7 WICHITA. AB. H 6 33 20 O. 5 2 4 4 4 4 2 5 3 0 A. 0 0 2 0 3 4 O 2 1 1 E. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 10 S3 15 1 JOPLIN. Joplin 0 000110000 02 Wichita 0 000200000 02 The summary: Two-base hits HEADACHE MMyfthrliadbMB a sufferer from tick beadicha tor tfaa last twenty-flTe years aod neTer found any nliaf nnUI be began taktns roar Casearets. Sine be bas begun takinr Casearets ha has neTer had the headache. They bar entirely cured him. Casearets do what you recommend them to do. I will sire yom aha prWUere of valnc hie name. .M. plehsoa, ma Besiner St.. W.IadlaaaDoUa, lad. Y LJJ The Bowels Candy cathartic Pleasant, Palatable, Potent. Taste Good. Do Good. Fexer Sicken, Weaken or (irlpe. 10a. tie. Wo. Merer sold in balk. The genuine tablet stsmpad COO. tiuareateed to aara or you money hack Sterling Remedy Co., Chicago or N.Y. jot n"JAL SALE. TEX rilLUOX BOXES NATIOXAIi LEAGUE. ' Chicago 2. New Tork 1. ' Chicago,' Aug. 5 Moran won Sunday's game for Chicago by a home run drive in the twelfth inning of a most excit ing game. The teams began the twelfth on even terms, and Strang, leading off for the New Yorkers, drove out a two bagger. Bresnahan's sacri fice put Strang on third, and a score seemed tlmost certain. Ruelbach steadied and strvck out McGann and Dahlen. Evers popped to McGann, Moran hit straight" over second base. The ball bounded clear over Strang's head and went to the end of the field, Moran making the complete circuit. Score by lnnintra. R.H.E. Chicago 0 0010000000 12 11 1 New York 0 0100000000 01 8 0 Batteries Reulbach and Moran; Mc Ginnlty and Bresnahan. St. Louis 1. Philadelphia 0. St. Louis, Aug. 5 St. Louis won from Philadelphia Sunday in a pitchers' bat tle lasting ten innings, by a score of 1 to 0. Score by innings. R.H.E. St. Louis 0 000 0 0000 11 4 2 Philadelphia , 00000000 0 5 2 Batteries Beebe and Noonan; Moran and Dooln. Cincinnati 4-7, Boston 1-2. Cincinnati, Aag. 6. Boston lost both games in Sunday's double header with Cincinnati. In the first game Boultes gave two bases on balls in the second inning, which, with a single and a triple, netted the locals three runs, making victory certain. Young was hit hard in the second. The squeeze, play was worked in the sixth Inning. Poor base tunning handicapped the Bostons In both games. Score by innings. R.H.E. Cincinnati rf 0 3000001 4 5 0 Boston 100000 0 001 9 0 Batteries Coakley and McLean; Boultes and Brown. Second game Score by Innings: R.H.E. Cincinnati 2 0 0 0 1 4 7 12 2 Boston 0 0 0 10 0 12 5 1 Batteries Weimer and McLean; Young and Needham. hitting, and rain stopped the game. -Score by innings. r R H-E- Turn Mn1n.. . A A A 0 66 9 0 Omaha. 0 0 0 3 14 6 1 Batteries Clark and Yearger; Sand ers and Gonding. ... Denver 5-. Sioux City S-2. Denver, Col., Aug. 6. Denver took both games of Sunday's double header through the effectiveness of her pitch ers. 8cor by Innings. R.H.E. Denver - 0 0 3 0 10 0 1 5 10 0 Sioux City 10000002 03 8 2 Batteries Bohannon, Adams and Za lusky; Williams and Sheehan. Second game Score by innings: R.H.E. Denver 2 0 2 0 0 1 10 11 0 Sioux City 0 0100010 02 9 1 Batteries Drill and McDonough; Wil liams, Sheehan and Sheer. Western League Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Omaha 62 - 40 . .608 Lincoln 54 -44 .551 Des Moines .49 ', 43 .532 Denver 4T - 47 .600 Pueblo 39 54 .419 Sioux City 37 60 .381 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. At Columbus Columbus 9, Minneapo lis 2. At Toledo Toledo 2, St. Paul 0. At Miiwaukee-FIrst game: Milwau kee 13. Indianapolis 1." Second game: Milwaukee 1, Indianapolis 5. - ' At Louisville First game: Louisville 5, Kansas City 3. Second game: Louis ville 3, Kansas City 2. American Association Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Pet. Toledo v 65 40 .619 Columbus 56 47 .544 Minneapolis 68 49 .542 Kansas City 52 64 .491 Louisville 51 54 .4S6 Milwaukee 60 53 .485 Indianapolis' 46 62 ' .426 St. Paul 43 62 .400 Larned 2, Kinsley 1., Kinsley, Kan., Aug. 5. Kinsley lost to Lamed Sunday, 2 to 1. The work of Blount in the box was the feature. Score by inninirs. R.H.TC Kinsley 0 0000100 01 4 s learned 0 0010001 02 3 2 Batteries Barngrover and . Mont gomery; Blount and Winchester. Clyde 5, Waniego 2. Clyde, Kan.. Aug. 6. Clyde defeat ed the Wamego team here Sunday by a score or & to z. Topeka Crescents 9, Enunett 8. Emmett, Kan., Aug. 6. Emmett lost to the Topeka Crescents here Sun day by a score of 9 to 8. Batteries Crescents Kennedy, - Atchison' and Blunt; Emmett Tiezer and ' De- Baugh. ' Oakland 15, Grantvllle 10. Grantvllle, Aug. 5. The - Oakland Grays defeated the Grantvllle Reds by a score or 15 to 1U here Sunday.- Bat teries: Grays Lee, Kerr and Morris Reds Coke and Stein. . An Eighteen-Inntng Game. Iola, Kan., Aug. 6. In an 18-lnn- ing game the Humboldt team defeat ed Iola here Saturday by a score of 5 to 4. : Score by Inninsrs. -i-."T . RH'tt. Iola ......201OO10000OO00000O4 7 0 Uumooldtutl 3000 1 0 0 000 0 0000 16 10 0 .Batteries Humboldt, Lehman, and Woods; Iola, Jepson and Lederer. SATURDAY'S BALL GAMES. NatJonat League. Cincinnati f, Boston 3. 1 ? Brooklyn 7, Plttsbarg ?- ',-. '- Philadelphia 2, St. Louis Chicago 3, New York 2. American League. ; St. Louis 6, Boston 1. - Detroit 12, Washington 4. ' Cleveland 5, Philadelphia 3. Chicago 6-5, New York 3-3.- American League Standing. - ClUbS Wor Chicago 69 Detroit 65 Philadelphia 63 Cleveland ,. 65 New York 43 Boston 87 St. Louis 37 Washington 28 Lost. Pet. 37 .616 35 .611 37 .590 39 .5S5 49 ' .467 54 -. .407 65 .402 61 t .315 Western League. Des Moines 5, Omaha 3. Denver 8-6, Sioux City 0-0. American Association. Indianapolis 2-11, Kansas City 4-8. Louisville 8, Milwaukee 4. Toledo 16-7, Minneapolis. 3-3. . - Columbus 6-5, St. Paul 21-2. CLYMER IS BEST BATTER. American League Hitting on the De cline the Past Week. St. Louis, Aug. &. The latest sta tistics show Otis Clymer of the Wash ington team, leading the American league batters, with the sDlendid mark of .441. The National outfielder has played in so few games, however, that Harry Niles of the St. Louis Browns is the real leader, Wfth the percentage of .346. He, In : turn, " is followed by Flick of the Naps and Crawford of the Tigers. The hitting has shown a slight decrease on the part of several of the clubs, as there are eleven men over the coveted mark, against thirteen a week before. Of -these, the Tigers have three, St. Louis .and Cleveland two apiece and Washington, . New York, Boston and Philadelphia one each. Pickering and Stone are aain hitting the ball and ara. within striking dis tance of the, r coveted mark, while Chase of. the .Highlanders, who has batted, poorly '.all .-season. Is but 2 points, below .300. Spencer of the Browns is still . In the charmed circle, and Wallace of the same club is .291. The Browns and Highlanders are tied for the leadership in club batting, with the mark of .257. The Tigers have slumped and are bow third, while the Beaneaters are last- The Naps lead in long range hitting; by a wide margin over the Athletics. ; who are second, while the Browns show up In fifth place. Detroit "has the most two-base hits to their credit. Cleveland has the largest number of triples, while the Athletics have tracked out the most home runs. ' - The Sox lead in club fielding, with the percentage of .963,1 with the Naps second, the-Browns tied for fifth, while the poor Highlanders are last. TROUBLE IN CLEVELAND TEAM. Lajoie Fines and . Suspends Stovall After Row With . F. Delehanty. Philadelphia, Aug. 5. Following closely upon the-suspension of Frank Delehanty here Saturday came the announcement that Manager Lajoie of the Clevelands had suspended First Baseman stovall indefinitely in addi tlon to fining him -$100. It seems that Stovall has been sore on Lajoie ever since he was dropped in the bat ting order a few weeks ago. ' 1 Stovall approached Larry and began calling him names.' Larry fined him $50. Stovall continued with his vile abuse and Lajoie increased the ante to $100. This angered Stovall still more, and, picking up a' heavy oak hair, he let fly with it. the chair just grazing the manager's head. Lajoie told Stovall to go to Cleve land and remain until called upon. GANS AND iBRITT MATCHED. ; XP0S it it ON CO SUMMER MEETING September 10, H, 12, 13 ..1 9 0 7.. Over $10,000 in Stakes and Purses. One hundred and sixty entries in the stakes will guarantee good races. Elegant Loving Cups will be given to record breakers. R. T. KREIPE, Sec'y M. A. LOW, Prest. They Will Probably Meet at Frisco Thomas and Ketchell Also Sign. , - San Francisco, v Aug. ' B. Two Im portant matches were made in this city Saturday. Joe Cans was matched to fight Jimmy-; Brltt before the club offering the best purse, on September 9, and Joe Thomas was matched with Young ' Ketchell; Freddie " Bogan's fighting wonder from Montana. Thom as and Ketchell will meet at Colma. It is in the nature .of a coincidence that Britt Was defeated . by' Nelson 1 at Colma on Septe.mber 9, '1905, in . 18 rounds. ' -' ' ' ' BRTTTS SHI? AT 'CEVAD A' OFFER. Won't Sign WWi-(Cn-rhinks Frisoo Place, fpr Fight. - San Francisco, Aug. ,, 5. Britt has agreed to .fight Joe.,GansLior the cham pionship, but wheft Seilg, .Grans' man ager, tried to get jan agreement signed Willis Britt demurred and , the, matter went over. Britt said: "Wi think a fieht "here would draw a $60,000 house! so tt'e shyvat the $35,000 purse offered by Reno. The total receipts of the fight .were $22,000. Nelson got a 10 per cent, bonus, which gave him- $8,668.'. Brltt got $6,-461. Omaha Loses Autrey and Ragan. Omaha, Neb.,"Aug. S. Omaha is to lose two of its best ball players to Hermann's Cincinnati Reds. They are Outfielder Autrey and Pitcher Ragan. Botn of these men have made records for the season, and when Louis Heil broner came west on his scouting' ex pedition for Hermann, he picked out these two players as the comers. He spent three days in Omaha during the past week looking over Rourkes and immediately a deal was struck up for Ragan and. Autrey. - Chase Badly Injured. New York, Aug. 5. Hal Chase, the great first baseman of the New York team, was badly hurt during the con test at the American league park Sat urday afternoon. Chase was hurt in the sixth inning, beingspikedby Davis. The doctor said Chase's arm was seri ously injured; Davis" spikes cutting the flesh clean to the bone. Hal could not play In the second game and prob ably will not be able to play for a week.' Kleinow was put on first, and Thomas behind the bat,'-for the sec ond contest. ' New Pitcher for White Sox. Milwa-ukee, Aug. 5. A dispatch from Sheboygan," Wis., says: Pitcher Nolden of the "Sheboygan Lake Shore League ball team has been signed by Ted Sul livan, scout for the Chicago White Sox team, for 1908. Nolden will be allowed to finish the season with Sheboygan. PITTSBURG REBELS. Starts a Fight. Against Foreign Con- trol of Franchises. - Pittsburg, Pa.. . Aug. 5. What prom ises to be a hard fought and sensation al legal battle is . now in progress be tween the city of . Pittsburg and the Philadelphia company, a $100,000,000 subsidiary concern,. of the railroads in vestment company. . of. . San Francisco, w.hlch controls .the '. pubUc.;. utilities, .of Allegheney county: " . An ffort- is under way to. annul; the charters of the company. In the meantime the local govern ment is taking vigorous action to col lect nearly three-quarters of a million dollars " arrearage bills for bridge tolls, street cleaning along the right of way of ithe Pittsburg railways company, a subsidiary company, and for back rent for street cars. 1 An injunction restrain ing the Philadelphia ' company from raising the price of natural gas five cents a thousand feet has also been filed in the local courts. The trouble is attracting much atten tion throughout the country, especially In this city where over 1,000,000 persons are affected by the control of the gas, electric light and street car facilities by the Philadelphia company. Sabbath" School Teacher What does the parable-of the prodigal son teach us? Bobby. Thiekneck Not to be fatted calves.,-, ma'am. Puck.- . Everybody reads The State Journal. National Lea sue Standing. Clubs Won. Lost. Chicago 71 24 Pittsburg 66 35 New York 64 3S Philadelphia 49 40 1 Brooklyn 42 63 Cincinnati 42 63 Boston 38 65 St. Louis 23 77 Pet. .748 .615 .587 .551 ..442 .442 .409 .230 WESTERX LEAGUE. Pneblo 10-S. Lincoln 8-t. Pueblo. Col., Aug. 5. Pueblo took both games for a double header Sunday, the first through hitting when needed and the second through heavy hitting at opportune times and errors on the part of the visitors. Score by innings. R.H.E. Pueblo 1 0 0 0 4 2 2 1 10 14 1 Lincoln 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 1 Batteries Jackson and Smith; Mc Kay and Sullivan. Second game Score by innings: R.H.EJ. Pueblo - 0 2 0 1 2 0 6 6 0 Lincoln ... .........10000001 6 4 Batteries Hatch and Drill; Stimmel and Sullivan. Des Moines 5. Omaha 4. Des Moines. Ia,, Aug. 6. Des Moines scored five runs in tha fifth by heavy ft ( - " - n -, at. fSI. ' -T . . - ,Ja t.T W-XIV nL'fl OTP WES.TaiN ASSOCIATION' GOSSIP. 51 ADRIAN JOSS. ..." ' - "SARAH" BERNHARDT. BEE1THAEDT i AND J0S3, TWIRLE&S OF THE CLEVELAND BASEBALL" TEAM." "Sarah" Bernhardt and Adrian Joss, two of Cleveland's star twirlers, have done much to- place the Naps in sec ond place. Joss led the majof league pitchers early in the season. ' ' WHERE THEY PLAY TOMORROW: Topeka at Wichita. Webb City at Hutchinson. Springfield at Leavenworth. -Joplin at Oklahoma City. President Shively yesterday an nounced the suspension of Player Goes of the Oklahoma City team for the rest of the season. This action is just as it should be. Umpire baiting has become an altogether too popular amusement among the players in this association this season and the sooner it is effec tively stopped the better it will be for the association. The action of Goes last week in assaulting the umpire was alto gether uncalled for and the penalty, if anything, is too light. Goes is now out of baseball for the rest of the season and will thus be able to report in To peka for trial August 10. Umpire Guthrie has quit his Job and has hiked back to - Chicago. Life in the Western Association brush ' was too strenuous for his tender feelings. Then, too, he had a little compassion for Dr. Shively and said that he was causing the doctor too much trouble. At that, however, Guthrie has nerve which is something that very few of them do have. Goes, the suspended player umpired Saturday's game at Oklahoma City. Mike Jacobs was sick. What the Leavenworth people think of Umpire Alloway, the latest . acquisition to Doc Shively's. staff is shown by tho following from the Times: "Doc Shive ly has finally relieved the monotony of the season's umpire troubles. Umpire Alloway," who made-his bow to-the'-cir'-cult here yesterday, is the real article. rorty inches wide ana fast dyed. Allo way Is the former Cincinnati Reds pitcher and twirler for Kansas City, In dianapolis, and other league teams. He is a 'graduate of the ball game and knows how to umpire. He works hard er than any man Shively has evershown the league's fans, has a clearer, more in telligible voice even that "Bat" Owens, the erstwhile king of ' Shively umpires and runs the game just as it should be run. He never evens up for a shady strike call and always looks before he calls his decision. Nothing got away from him yesterday. He has the addi tional recommendation to favor With the fans of knowing the value of announc ing new players when -they take the field. Alloway will do for us." Hofter who pitched for the Oklahoma City team against Topeka yesterday Is an old timer and is one of the oldest pitchers in point, of service ' today. He commenced pitching about twenty years ago and fifteen years ago found him with the old Baltimore Orioles, the three time pennant winning team In the Na tional league. His pitching was the main cause of the tremendous suc cess of the Orioles in those days. He ranked along with Rusle, Nichols. Meekln, Breitensteln and other famous twirlers of that period. . Oklahoma City secured him from Little Rock where he has been working this season. Judging from yesterday's efforts he still has several good games left In him. Manager Quigley of the Leavenworth team has handed in his resignation to President Rohr to take effect not later than August 15. Quig has had a hard time of it in Leavenworth on account.of the team being so far down in the raco and the disposition of the owners not to spend too much money in pulling the team out of the rut. Quigley - has done about as much as any .man could with the team in its present condition and Is entitled to a good deal of credit for the heroic fight he has made against the odds he has had to contend with. Quig ley asked for his release several days ago but, was rerusea.. Oklahoma City Times-Journal: Just why Topeka wishes to part with the ser vices of Red Davis has always been a mystery. He is easily one of the best fielders in the association and Is always a dangerous batsman. Gus Wlsser, the little -second - base man of the Oklahoma Clty: team who was suspended a few days ago by the Mets management, has gone to Colo rado Springs, where he is to play on the Colorado Springs independent team .which plays only -Saturdays and Sundays. - He will receive a good sal ary and will put in the other five days of the week in work of some kind. As soon as he was suspended he .wired to Frank Starkey who played with the Mets this spring., Starkey Is captain of the team and wired Gus back a ticket. Manager McFarland traded Wisser and some money to boot to the Bartlesvllle management for Jack Love, who is now playing second base for the team. Wlsser refused to go. to some other town, says the Spring field Republican. The report circu lated yesterday forenoon to the effect that Springfield was to lose the West ern association team waa verified In an interview with Dr. F. W. Diemer,. one of the owners of the franchise at Springfield, this morning. "Yes, It is true," said Dr. Diemer. "that the franchise is for sale, and we are anxious to get the team off our hands as quickly as possible. Two or three towns in Kansas want the tea.m and I telegraphed to a party In one one of the Kansas towns this after noon, stating the terms on which we are willing to sell. "Messrs. Stone, Neville and myself, the owners of the franchise, have lost $2,000 since the season opened. We can't afford to see the money neces sary to keep up the team go out and have nothing coming in.' In the last four weeks we have lost money at the rate of $40 a day." On two occasions the Springfield team won the pennant in this league. The double victory killed baseball in the queen city of the Ocarks, and since that time the sport has been a losing proposition in that city. Outfielder Cobb, one of Leaven worth's new men, is a brother of the Cobb who is playing in the outfield of the Detroft Tigers in the America league. He is said to show the same class as his brother but of course has not had the experience. Jack Love, who has joined the Oklahoma City team and Is playing at second base, was formerly the man ager of the Bartlesvllle team in the O. A. K. league and only resigned a few days ago ..when the management of. that team sold' Howard "McCllntock to. . Oklahoma City. Love was sore . be-. cause they sold the best pitcher he had and threw up his job. Love suc ceeded Gus Alberts as manager a few weeks ago. Nee of the Webb City team, who Is only 18 years of age, is playing a great game at second for the Ugly Ducklings and is very popular with the Webb City fans. Peg Bemls, the unlucky pitcher of the Oklahoma City team, is out of the' game for a few days on account of a sore throat. Red Wright, the first baseman of tho Webb City team, is out of the game for a few days on account of spraining the tendons in his right leg. so badly that he can scarcely walk. Oyler of the same team, who has been out of the game- for some time, is scarcely able to play. Oyler has a bad hand. President Heyman of the Oklahoma City baseball team is tired of the Job of a 'bas-eball -magnate ad Is quoted in an Oklahoma City paper as Intending to retire from the national game at the end of the season. ' ' Unless a-stock company is formed today at Springfield or there is. some idividual or .Individuals in Midget vllle who are willing to take over the midgetsr and assume the responsibili ties of making the baseball business in that city a paying" proposition, the franchlseof theSpf ingfield team of the Western association will be trasferred Wichita has a real live romance In the coming marriage of Miss Laura Howard and Mr. Henry McLear. It all began with baseball. Mr. McLear played with the Wichita team as right fielder. Miss Howard Is a baseball en thusiast and always attends every game she can. At one of these some of McLear's work attracted her at tention. Cupid is not slow at such times as these and it was not long be fore the two young people raet. It was a case of love at first sight with both and not strange, either. Miss Howard is a very pretty, charming girl, and McLear a fine, energetic young man. However, the course of true love never did run smooth and one Sunday evening the "light that never was on land or sea" wove such a spell for McLear that he missed his train for Topeka and was late for the ball game here the next day. The rules of baseball fined ' him heavily, lost him his place with Wichita team. So he was sold to DesMolnes. But the rules of love defy all other rules and so this sturdy fighting American won the girl of his heart in spite of every thing. The marriage will take place very soon. Last week the bride to be was given a shower by some of her friends. To the Sporting Editor of the State Journal: Jewell CMy, Kan., Please answer, the following question: If a batter has four balls called on him - and the catcher misses the last ball can the batter reach second on the play? The batter has a right to second base and more, too if he can get there. He reaches first on a base on balls and goes to second on a passed ball. TO TAKE A REDOUBT. A Military Problem Will Be Worked Out at Fort Riley. Fort Riley, Kan., Aug. 6. It Is an nounced that the firing on the redoubt that was built here last fall by the en gineer corps will begin September 1. The Kansas National guard will be here September 18, in time to take part In the tactical part of the problem. Major Thomas Rees, commanding the battalion of engineers stationed at Fort Leavenworth, wis .here last week. He said that two companies of ht troops will be here for the problem. Major Miller will come from Fort Leavenworth is command of a detach ment of artillery comprising two 7-lnch and two 5-lnch Howitzers. The Seventh cavalry will use a machine gun platoon In the problem and a requisition has been made for a machine gun platoon of infantry to be sent here. The actual fire will 'be -commenced September 6 and problem of the attack on the re doubt will consume the month.