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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOTT5"5" t; SATURDAY EVENING- MARCH & 1913-
33 THE SEASON PASS Annual Ticket to Be Given by State Journal. BOBBY BESCHER HAS AMBITION; 'TIS TO MAKE NEW BASE-STEALING RECORD ACCURACY STABILITY typewriter features that every one demands Get in Your Guess on Opening Day Attendance. ALSO S10 BOOK OF TICKETS Ch speed 1 M A Are r Tli is Will Be on Standing of Kans July 4. Unusual Interest Being Taken in Opening This Year. How would you like to have a pass Rood to all Western league baseball games played in Topeka this season? Somebody is going to get such ticket and that lucky individual wi be the one who guesses the nearest to the paid attendance on the openin day. Denver opens the season in To Ieka on Friday. April 18. Xo guesses, however. 'will be considered after April 15. So be sure to have you guesses in by that time. In case of tl the first one received gets the ticket The closing of the guesses is set for Tuesday. April 15. so that nobody will have an advantage on account of weather conditions. Be your own prophet, and guess on the weather, too. for the kind of a day has lots to do with the attendance. If anything prevents the opening taking place on the scheduled date, of course the guesses will apply to whatever day is the oDening. No matter whore yon live. Topeka or elsewhere, you are eligible to guess. Of course, you will be entitled to one guess onlv. Seal and address your guass 'Baseball Kditor, State Jour rial." and leave at this office or niai it. All Kuesses will be filed in the order in which they are received. Everybody has the same chance, so get In your guess. Last year the weather on the opening day was fine and the naid attendance was 3 an I Mrs. Robert Tasker. 1603 Central Park avenue, winning the valuable pasteboard by guessing the attendance exactlv. Two years ago the paid at tendance was 3400. Three years ago the weather was cold and windy and the naid attendance was 2812. On this page a convenient blank will be found, although it is not necessary to use this form of coupon. The State Journal will also give $10 book of admission tickets to the person guessing nearest to the stand ing of the Kaws on July 4. but not In cludiner the games played on that date. No guess on the standing re ceived after June 15, will be consid ered. NOT YET SETTLED. in Difference of Opinion Prevails Yacht Knee Challenge. New York. March 8. Sir Thomas Lipton's challenge for the America's cup will be considered at a special meeting of the New York Yacht club called by Commodore Pratt for the evening of March 12. Already a dif ference of opinion has arisen among the members whether the challenge had been accepted on the terms pro posed by Sir Thomas Lipton that the competing yachts be limited to seven ty-five feet water line. The deed of gift provides that the challenger of a sloop may be any where from sixty-five to ninety feet on the water line. The challenger can elect to sail any water line length within the designated limits of sixty five and ninety feet and the defender has the same right and larger craft incurs a penalty or time allowance. By the deed of gift Sir Thomas can challenge with a sixty-five foot boat if he desires and the New York Yacht club can meet him off Sandy Hook with a ninety footer, though, of course, the defender would be com pelled to give a heavy time allowance. -Sir Thomas' suggestion that both yachts be limited to seventy-five feet would bar out the unbeaten ninety footer, Reliance, which many of the Yacht club members believe could successfully defend the cup. Kansas in Good Shape. Lawrence. Kan., March 8. Kansas is in good shape for the championship series with Nebraska next week. When the Jayhawkers returned from their annual trip they did only enough work to keep them in shape. They will leave for Lincoln Sunday morn ing and will have a good rest all day Monday. The men who are eligible fop the games are as follows: Cap tain Oreenlees. Sproul, Hite, Weaver, Boehm. Brown and Smith. $3.50 Recipe Free For Weak Kidneys Relieves Urinary and Kidney Troubles. Backache. Straining. Swelling, Etc. fet ops Pain In the Bladder. and Back. Kidneys Wouldn't It be mice within a week or so to begin to say good bye forever to th ealding. dribbling, straining, or too tr&- V & UNDERWOOD is the only one for you. It holds every world's record for SPEED and ACCURACY awarded since tests began. The World's Champion is the UNDERWOOD "The Machine You Will Eventually Buy" Bobby Beickcr. Robert Bescher, outfielder of the Cincinnati Reds, has one consuming ambition it is to establish a new base-stealing record in the National league. Four years now he has led the league in this department of the game and if he turns the trick again he will establish a record without precedent in the National organization. He made 67 successful steals last year. His base-running average, calculated In the new way. wouid be .870 figures much higher than those made by Clyde Milan, the American league's chaxnpioa runner. I " I" ' Then the Underwood Typewriter Company 107 West 7th St. ' Incorporated Topeka Branches in All Principle Cities. PACKEY WINS OUT Outpointed Jack Britton Ten Round Bout. in Contest Xot So Spirited as Was Anticipated. New York, March 8. Fackey Mc- Farland outpointed Jack Britton in ten rounds of fairly rapid and clever fighting at Madison Square garden last night. While McFarland had the bet ter of the argument as a whole, Brit ton made the better showing in the final round. fast rally. He was doing most of the work at the final clang of the bell. The round was his, but the honors of the bout went to McFarland. There was a good deal of betting on the result with McFarland the favor ite at 100 to 70, at which price sev eral large wagers were made between the time -the men weighed in at a o'clock and the time they entered the ring, the prevailing odds then being 7 to 5 on McFarland. DOCTOR VON BOUT Exciting Wrestling Match Staged Last IViglit. Men Were Evenly Matched and Betting Was Light. GRIGGS WANTS RELEASE Topeka Ballplayer Dissatisfied With Montreal Job. r m A Art Griggs of Topeka, an in and outer in the major leagues, i3 a hold out. He is not satisfied with his berth with the Montreal team of the In ternational League and is trying to buy his release. Griggs was recently sold to Montreal by Cincinnati of the National League. Griggs, whose home is in Topeka, has never performed here. He at tained remarkable reputation as a col lege athlete while going to school at Washburn and then to the Kansas University. After completing his edu cation, he broke into the professional ranks as a baseball player in the Tex as League. After two successful sea sons among the prairie dogs, cactus and sand, he was given a chance in fast company. He has been playing the majors, the International League or the Ameri can Association ever since. The major T. S. "Doctor, of Scandia, defeated Dick Wolf in straight falls in catch- as-catch can wrestling before the mem bers of the Topeka Athletic association last night. The contest was actually the best that was ever staged in To peka. He got the first fall with a for ward .chancery hold in 36 minutes and the second fall with a head, scissors and arm hold in 56 minutes and 45 seconds. On account of the intense rivalry be tween the two men, the affair was a contest from beginning to end. The men had not even formed an. acquaint ance before this meeting. They were exceedingly cautious and would not take a chance on anything that might give the other the slightest advantage. Wolf weighed 153 pounds and Doctor 150. Wolf is slightly taller than Doc tor but not enough to cause any in convenience. The men went to the mat with a de termination to win and neither changed this determination throughout the en tire contest. They were so evenly matched that the local sports absolute ly refused to make a wager on the contest. Even after losing the first i fall. Wolf looked like a winner about as often as did Doctor. The two men parried considerable at SPORT NOTES. leaguers claim that he has all the the beginning. Neither was familiar requisites of a major leaguer except- I with the other's tactics. Wolf looked ing his disposition. They claim that I like a winner before the first fall until he just won't play the game as well as his ability will permit. They charge him with playing indifferent hall and within a few minutes before he was pinned to the mat. The result might have been different had he been able to with having a disposition that is not I withstand the gruelling that was in- as bright as that of old Sol This has caused Griggs considerable trouble. At least this is said to be re flicted upon him. He began to wrtiken after the first twenty-five minutes, but was game to the core. He stated after sponsible for his transfer from Garry being pinned down that he was "all Who Outpointed Jack Britton in Ten CouikI Co in .New York Last Night. Neither of the Chicago lightweights. whose long talked of match has ex ited so much interest, boxed up to the expectations of those who have been anxiously looking for a meeting be- ween them. Packey showed that he was the clever boxer, but Britton proved that he is the harder hitter. Packey s nose was bleeding during the last two rounds and his left eye was slightly marked as he left the ring. Britton did not show anv marks of his encounter other than a small scratch over the bridge of his nose. The men weighed in under the stip ulated 137 pounds at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, but just before they en tered the ring they were weighed again. Britton turned the scales at 135 and McFarland at 140 pounds. The first round was fairly even, but Britton had the call in the second during which Referee Joh cautioned McFarland for holding. Packey's foot work enabled him to make Britton miss frequently in the third session and he jarred Britton with a right swing to the head which turned Brit ton half way around. Britton reached Packey s face and body in the next round, but a right cross from Packey staggered him. The next three rounds were McFar land's on points and the eighth also went to his credit, although his face and body had been found frequently by Britton's blows. A short right hook in the ninth raised a lump on Packey"s left cheek bone and three left jabs brought-the blood from his nose. Packey swung a right to the head in the ninth, but accepted much more than he delivered in this round, which was Britton's by a good margin. Both men made extra efforts in the final round, at the start of which McFarland pushed Britton down on the ropes. Jack was up quickly and drew the blood again from Packey's nose with left jabs and two good rights to the head. Packey hooked a copy fre yau ran use It and cure your. I hard left to the face but Britton sent aeil at home. Adv. I back left and right to the body in a Hermann's aggregation to the Cana dian city. Griggs does not want to play fn Montreal and probably will refuse to do so. He is trying to buy his release that he might go to some town that will suit him. He complains to the Montreal management of his legs, but this is being taken with a grain of salt. The Montreal management is standing pat. The International League team has depended considerable upon Griggs to fill a hole in the infield. If Griggs does not report the hole will be hard to fill. EJIPOKIA TEAM WINS. Victors in queent passage of the urine; the forehead and the back-of-tbe-head aches; the stitches and pains in the back; tne grow ing muscle weakness; spots before th eyes; yellow skin; sluggish bowels- woolen eyelids or ankles; leg cramDs unnatural short breath: sleeplessness and tiie despondency? u I have a recip for these troubles that you can depend on. and if you want in make a quick recovery, you ouebt ti. write and get a ccpy f it. Many a doe tor would charge you $3.50 just for writ ir this prescription, but I have it and win be glad to send It to you entirely fre Just drop me a line like this: Dr A i? Robinson, K944. Luck Building Dtrnft Mi.:h.. .d I will send it bv returrf mail In a plain envelope. As you will see when lou get it. this recipe contains only pure harmless remedies, but it has great heal tntr and pain-conquering power. It Will QUicklV ShOW ItS DOWef- nrem use It so I think vou had better se what It la without delay. I will send you a Over Manhattan Normal Basketball Game. Emporia. Kan., March 8. College of Emporia defeated Kansas Normal in Mason gymnasium last night in basketball, 60 to 36. Granger threw fourteen goals for the Presbyterians. Bachman's guard ing featured. A thousand people saw the game. The lineup: Emporia Allman. Pal mer, Granger, forwards; Schabinger, Bachman. guards; Smith and McCIen ahan, center. Normals Franken burger, Newman, forwards: A. Brown, H. Brown. guards; Brenningman, center. Referee Root, K. U. Hoffman Wrestles Tonight. Lecompton, Kan., March 8. John Shroyer, of Lecompton. and Lewis Hoffman of Topeka, are the principals in a wrestling match to be staged in this place tonight. Both men are in excellent condition and an exciting bout is anticipated, 77 FOE 'Just a Cold," may lead to serious consequences, especially at this sea son of the year, when slight Colds may mean pneumonia. To escape, take 'Seventy-seven" at the first feeling of lassitude, surely at the first sneeze or shiver. If you wait till your bones begin to ache, till you begin to cough and have sore throat, it may take longer to break up. It pays to, keep 'Seventy-seTeii" handy, it is a small vial of pleasant pellets, fits the vest pocket.. At your Druggist, 23c, or mailed. Humphreys' Homeo. Medicine Co., 15s Williams St.. New York. Adv. in" and just could not withstand the attack any longer. Doctor the Aggressor, Doctor started out as the aggressor after the first fall. He was behind the Kansas City youth practically all of the first thirty minutes. Wolf appeared then to have gained strength and ad ditional confidence. He was behind Doctor and the aggressor about two thirds of the time during the last twenty-soven minutes. He got holds on Doctor that certainly would have proven dangerous had they not got off the edge of the mat. The referee, Spike Sullivan then insisted upon releasing holds and moving to the center of the mat. The second fall really was not expected at the time it was given to Wolf, but the latter was entitled to it without any question. This contest is tne nrst mat won has lost during his mat career of more than six years. In fact. Doctor is the only man who ever pinned his shoul ders to the mat. Both men are ex ceedingly strong and displayed more scientific work last night than has ever been witnessed in Topeka. There was no exhibition work during the en tire contest as both men were working to win in the shortest time possible and realized that his opponent was dangerous. Young Gotch and Kid Carson stagea the first preliminary. The iormer won in straight falls. Jack Woods lost a handicap to Bill Hoffman. He agreed to throw the youngster two times in twenty minutes but did not secure a fall. Lewis Hoffman lost a thirty minute handicap to Spike Sul livan. He agreed to throw the veter an ring man two times in thirty min utes but failed to get a fall. Spike Sullivan refereed the final. Doctor and Wolf have asked for a return match. Young Sandow of Chi cago challenged the winner of last night's contest, but may be compelled to wait until after the return match is pulled off. BUSCH ISSVES CHALLENGE. Plainville. Kansas, Wrestler Wants Match With Some Topekan. Plainsville, Kan- March 8. B. C. Busch, who is staged for a wrestling match in this place, has sent a chal lenge to Lewis Hoffman of Topeka, in which he declares his desire to meet any of Topeka's mat artists. Busch says he can come on any date that is desirable by Topekans. He is said to be a good man and has a record that demonstrates his ability to take care of himself in wrestling contests. Hoff man, the Topeka middleweight wrest ler, has notified Busch that he is will ing to meet him at any time, and it is expected that a match will be ar ranged for Topeka some time in the near future. Long Tom Hughes, who went to the big leagues from Topeka with the as sistance of Dick Cooley, will be with Providence in the International League during the coming season Tom was not long enough to go nine innings in the big leagues and was troubled with a choking sensation. Manager Hayden of the Louisville club is recovering from an attack of pneumonia and may be able to get in the game during the training season He has been in a dangerous condition and there was fear that he would not recover. Rube Waddell is recovering from an attack of pneumonia and will re port for practice with Minneapolis of the American Association in a short time. Johnny Kling got the necessary amount of advance advertising for his billiard hall in Kansas City and has signified his willingness to join the Cincinnati team with Joe Tinker. Nothing was said of the price. He agreed to play. Tinker said that he had to have him and the money was forthcoming. Catcher Cadman, who has been with various teams in the Western League, will be with Seattle during the 1913 season. Pitcher .Bennie Henderson has been sold to the Toledo club by Seattle. The Western. Pacific Coast and American Association circuits have adopted longer schedules than have the major leagues. Shoddy Shaw will be found with the Des Moines team during the com ing season. He will be used in coach ing the young pitchers. Hiawatha has been withdrawn from the Mink League and it is said an other city' is about ready to give up the ghost. Atchison and Leavenworth are talked of as new members of the league. As part payment for Tex Westerzil, the St. Joseph club has turned over to Wichita Frank Coppess, a young ster purchased from the Mink League, but who failed to report to St. Jo seph a year ago. Battle Axe Welch, who played sev eral seasons with Sioux City and part of last season with Des Moines, will manage Fremont, in the Nebraska State League, this season. Welch Is spending this winter in Estherville, la., where during the ' latter part of last season he managed a successful team. Money Saved by having your teeth attended by us Always up-to-date, pain leas, reliable and the largest dental cenoern In Kansas. Popular prices. Bllver fillings SOo to ft.OO Cement fillings COo Extracting teeth, freeitng ran process K. . 50a Extracting teeth without med icine 5 Best set of teeth $8.00 Good set of teeth ............ 6.00 Gold crown, 22K 6.00 Porcelain crowns 4.0 Bridge work, per tooth S.OO Goldf tilings 81. OO and up DRS. LYON & HEATHERLY Office Established over 22 Tears. 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The games will be played on the Washburn field and season tickets will go on sale for the baseball games to be played here. Basketball at Baker. Baldwin, Kan.. March 8. The pre liminary basketball games of the Sec ond District High school tournament were played here yesterday. In the girls' games Paola defeated Edwards ville 39 to 17 and Baldwin won from Wellsville by a 13 to 12 score. In the boys' games Edwardsville lost to Iola by a score of 39 to 13 score and Bald win romped over Wellsville, 44 to 16 The finals in the games will be played today. Superintendent J. F. Barnhill of Paola is in charge of the meet, which is being held at the gymnasium of Baker university. Wrestling Bout Postponed. Tne wrestling mai.cn wnich was staged for tonight in Burlingame be tween young Jordan of Omaha and Lewis Hoffman of Topeka, has been postponed to Saturday. March 15, in Burlingame. "Macks" Leave Texas. San Antonio, March 8. Manager Connie Mack and the second team of the Philadelphia American club, which has been in spring training here, started on the return trip to Philadelphia today. The "regulars" will leave a week later. Twenty-eight games will be played by the second team en route home. Le Marin Wins Match. Kansas City, March 8. Constant Le Marin of Germany defeated Marion Plestina of Austria, while George Lurich of Russia won from Raymond Cazeau of Italy, in a double event wrestling contest at Convention hall here last night. Each winner defeated his opponent in straight falls. Kive Hits In Sixth. San Francisco, March 8. Five clean hits in the sixth inning, after the San Francisco team had established a lead of three runs, brought in four runs for the Chicago Americans yesterday and gave them the ultimate victory. eason rass tree Also $10 Book of Admission Tickets Denver opens the Western League season in Topeka on Friday, April 18th. To the person who guesses the nearest to the paid atten dance on that day the State Journal will give a season pass. If anything prevents the opening taking place on Friday, the guesses will apply on whatever day is the opening. No guesses received after April 15th will be considered, so get in your guess right away. In case of tie, the first one re ceived gets the ticket. The closing of guesses i3 set for April 15th, so that nobody will have an advantage on ac count of weather conditions. Be your own prophet and guess on the weather, too, for the kind of a day has lots to do with attendance. Everybody has the same chance, so get in your guess. Last year the weather on the opening day was fine and the paid attendance was 3,901. The pass was won by Mrs. Robert Tasker, 1603 Central Park avenue, who guessed the paid attendance exactly. Two years ago the paid attend ance was 3,400. Three years ago the weather was cold and windy which kept the paid attendance down to 2,812. Seal and leave your guess at this office, or mail it. No matter where you live, Topeka or elsewhere, you are eligible. Fill in the blank below, or one of your own. This form is printed only for your convenience, but get your guess in some time between now and April 15th. BASEBALL EDITOR, STATE JOURNAL: I guess the paid attendance at the opening game will be Name Address The State Journal will also give a J10 book of admission ticket t.n the person guessing nearest to the standing of the Kaws on July 4, but not including the games played on that date. No miess on th standing received aner June 13 win do considered.