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News and Views Truth and Sincerity F JENNINGS HIS OEUCATE [ JOB IN REPAIRING THAT ; TIGEB HARMONY COG NOW Looks as If Some Tigers 1 ried To Show Him Up After He Yanked Works I THAT WILLNEVER DO _______ Whether With or Without Suf ficient Provocation, That Won’t Win Games K i The question of the hour has shifted. Politic® will have to be laid at rest 1 >r a few day® until somebody straight i ns out the tangled wires that are gov erning the Tiger®. 1 A special meeting will be called, it, ji understood, within a few day® to A DO aider ways and means of conduct - 1 ig the coming campaign in the west. ' he loss o flhe eastern districts is l radically conceded, despite complete Sturn. , , Bhe Tigers’ ardent supporters hard Tr hope for a sweeping victory in j Bnnsylvsnla w r here the Connie Mack lOrces are strong and* at the rate the imposition 1® going In the capitol there x til be nothing doing there when the I at lona Is are met. But If there isn’t home harmony at »t ,e special meeting than is apparent i the fighting forces of the Tigers at now there will be no pennants v >nt there. There may be a good many t logs damaged in the Tiger machine t it that harmony cog seems to be one that Is causing the greatest amount of t ouble. One thing that has given the Tigers *«ch a bad start, it Is admitted, is lSek of condition That could be over came only by time. There might to have been time enough for that al- Ttndv. ;Poor Mr. Lacko Condition has been blamed for all that is coming to him. if the Tigers aren’t ready to play base tyU now, it la doubtful if they ever xSll be. Now Mr. Lacko Harmony is due to gat his. * f The re is one thing about this bar-1 nfcmy cog In any machine. When the | glares as they come and stowing them away, the harmony part adjust itself automatically. It is not put to the taat. , When the machine begins to stop, however, there l» a little strain on it. When it starts to go backward there isjf more strain. When it hits the to boggan, the harmony part has to be ▼ **y, very strong or it will snap. It looks as If the Tiger cog had a apped. Bo Hughie has another delicate re p Ir job on bis hands. # The inner workings of a complex h seball machine made up of ’steen U lerent kinds of dispositions and t mperaments all set crosswise by the p eel pit at ion of the past few weeks a • very delicate and it doesn’t take r jch to smash the whole thing. It does take a mechanic skillful in 1 e manipulation of human frailitles, h iwever, to readjust these same dis p tuitions and temperaments. This is t e Job that Hughie has before him fHow he is goiug to do it worries no- Ibdy. probably, quite so much as ‘ltolble himself. There are few who •c re how he is going to do it. There Ia whole lot, though who are ex- X imely anxious that he shall do It— v >ll and eoon. Fandom cares little whether Oscar fi mage upholds Kalph Works In his p raistency In wearing a high wing fC liar. Fandom cares little whether IF .lph’s lees dressy friends approve ,jp his starring as a social light. Fan pi m cares little whether Ralph is on « "eternal peeve because he thinks he •au’t get what’s coming to him. iFlandom only cares when he or any trißyer and his fellows don’t work to kitber on the diamond. Tbe main difficulty yesterday seern >£ to center itself about the removal Ao Ralph Works. Works had been Pitching good baseball, evidently, up |t4 the fifth inning. Even then his flbLching didn't seem to be so bad, but h|B support got him in a hole in which "An pronenens to hit men at the bat sunk him further. Yanker, lie was ptobably peered and his disposition spread to th eother members of the limn. Imagine a baseball team trying to p sy ball with even the catcher only o t of sorts and not caring whether tne T> toiler* erer got a man' The bnr- U ique of yesterday after Works was O t seems to be the only answer. No wit appears that not only Btan a ;e but several others of the aggrega t >n was In sympathy with Halphie a id dl n't care much whether school k >pt or not after their illustrious cla*s n itte had been put In the orner with tl e dunce rap on his high brow. It la not up to the observer to say who la right or who is wrong In this natter. Neither Is It up to the ob -8 nrer to attempt to draw the plans ft r a path out of the maze. But the observer cannot help but see tl at there la something wrong and he ft mands that It be fixed. It looks »* if the Tiger crew In g neral did their durndest yesterday U , show up Hughie after he pulled V orka Whether there were sufficient provo* n tion for gncb conduct is t»eside the q Mtlon. That sort of stuff won't w n games and games are what the T fer tans want. H this Tiger Yank series Manager J lining* la not tbe only one who is h Hog hla troubles ■anager Wolrerton of the Yankees, it Chafing today under the indefinite a (pension order handed .lack Quinn. ; r mu the only twlrler on Wolverton s * JT who la working In top form, for U “Owing hla glove on the ground to Hr hla displeasure at * Piik** t O'Uuighlfn** umpiring on Saturday tt Lia conaldere# unlikely that Quinn will gM kept out of the game for more than • % week, however. FAT DM TESTERDAf FOB THAT OLtMIPIC TREASURY Check For $5 Was the Only Con tribution Received— Looks Bad NEW’ YORK, May 14. —The only con* trfbution to The Olympic fund received yesterday was a check for $5 from the Catholic Schools Athletic league of California. This made a total of s»>lU from Pacific coast points. Unless an “Angel” appears with a big wad or some radical action is taken soon the American Olympic committee may not have enough money to send to Sweden even the sure point winners in this country. \ - * SHORT LENGTHS IN NrWlav of ihr Border Iruvue at Spaldin’s Sport shop tonight. Via* Hose I’ltlaof, the «u liumilus girl at the Temple* this week. was si-hed iHpd to try to establish anew world’s TeOcrO for a mile swim this morning in the Detroit river. near Belle ial brldge. Kilbane Will Invade Two Divisions, the Lightweight and the Bantam Jimmy Dunn Is of the Opinion That the Champion Featherweight Can Whip Any Legitimate Lightweight, Including Ad. Wolga.st Johnny Kilbane, champion feather weight of the world, will invade the nearest neighbor pugilistic divisions to his own. namely, the bantam weight and lightweight, before June rolls around. He is matched to meet Fraokle Burns, a crack bantam, in New York tonight, and Knockout Brown, one of the stellar lightweights, also in the metropolis. Jimmy Dunn, who brought out Kil bane and who manages his pugilistic affairs, says that his protoge will win both bouts with ease. Dunn cornea to this conclusion in the earlier bout from having seen Kilbane work out with Johnny Coulon. the bantam weight champion. Killy had it on Coulon and the latter has defeated Burns. Therefore. Dunn s logical con clusion is that the featherweight champion will win from the near-bau tamweigbt leader. BASEBALLITIS. By Macdonald. —cijt f MOWS TrtAT. \ , } MRi.VJHPIRt-* \ - —— —.■ . - • ■ ■*" - ■ —" - w w W 1 » THREE LEAGUE RACES AT A GLANCE AMERICAN LEAGUE. \V. L IVt. W L. I’et rhtcago. 20 5 *OO Athletic*. !• 11 .459 Boston ..It X (If llstrslt.. It II .MO Wash on 12 11 .322 Nrs York r, ]j ,ai« ClWtla'd 10 11 .4*o Ht. Louis 0 IS .J<u> 1 mlrritar** Results. New Tork 15. Detroit 4. Chicago X, Athletic* 1. Boston 14 Ht. I.ouis 9 Washington 9. Cleveland I Todat’s Lames. Detroit at New York Chicago at Philadelphia. St Louis at Boston Cleveland at Washington.' THE TIMES SPORT PAGE PICKUPS FROM THE BIG LEAGUE FIELDS A visiting fan would think the Highlanders had won the pennant from the way they are celebrating escape from the basement, y" — Although outbatted and out played gen-rally as to class, the Reds took the third straight game from the Dodgers. A base on balls in the eleventh started the trouble that gave the Cardinals three in a row from the Braves. Out of four times up. Barry got three singles and a double, but Walsh was invincible with men on bases and beat the champions 3 to 1, even though he allowed eleven hits. The Red Sox made nine runs in one inning; the Browns made nine in nine innings; but the Bos ton boys collected five more en route. Milan and Cunningham each copped a home run at Washington and the Senators, by bunching their eleven hits beat the Naps 9 to 6. The Naps had the same number of bingles but they were not so well connected. One more double-header was added to the long list when ram stopped the Cub-Giant game with the score 4 to 4. With Knockout Brown it will be the same. Brown is far from being clev er. True, he has a sting in his blows but it must be 'remembered that Brown must first locale his opponent before he can land these punches. Brown has never been up against a boy who has two-thirds of Kilbane’a cleverness, and it would not be sur prising if Champion Johnny lied tha* southpaw walloper of K. O s at his side. Ihtnn insists that Kilbane can tnm an legitimate lightweight ip the bus iness. not even Champion Ad Wolgast excepted. He says that both Wolgast and Ad's manager, Tom Jones, were treated to the surprise of their Mves when the Sixth City idol knocked out Joe Rivers and later decisively whip ped Abe Atteil. and they know full well that Johnny could outpoint Wol gast two to one in a 20-round mix up. if not knock him out. NATIONAL LEAGUE. xr % VIM ML W. L IVt. W. 1. Pd. New Vk. IT I tin Phillies a 12 400 Clnc'natl 1X r* .7XI Boston . Ik 14 .301 Chi* ago ]) i j tTa Brooklyn. 7 14 450 Pittsburg t n 4.*f Mt. Louis. X It* its \ rate«§•> '• Hesnlla. Cincinnati 2. Brooklyn 1. New York 4. Chicago 4 idarknessh St Louis I. Boston X Pittsburgh-Phlladelphla t ratn b Tmlsi’n liNßir*. Pltlladclphia at Chicago. Boston at Cincinnati. Brookl)u at St Louis. New York at Pittsburgh THK DETROIT TIMES: TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1912. GRIPSACK SI IS A HOT SHOT (NOT); IIK HAS A SINKING SI’EI.L AFTER MISSING A FISH. JOHNNY KILBANE IS A PROHIBITIVE FAVORITE _ I Good Showing Is the Best I hat Is Expected of Frankie Burns NEW YORK. May 14 —Johnny Kil baue, of Cleveland, is* a prohibitive favorite today over Frankie Bums, of .J**rse\ City, in tile bets offered oil to night s 10-round bout for the feather weight championship. The expert* have doped it out that Abe Attell beat Burns handily while Kilbane won the title witli east and skill. Also, the Cleveland boy is bigger and stronger than. Burns and more scientific. Burns backers, however, believe he will make a good showing LANGFORD S VICTORY EXPECTED AT BOSTON BOSTON. Mass.. May 14— Sam Langford’s easy victory over Jim Bar ry. of Chicago at Melbourne, Australia occasioned little surprise in hi* home town here today, where the fighting tans believe that the “Tar baby s only real competitor for heavy weight championship honors is Jack Johnson. LELAND STANFORD, .IR., IN ROWING REGATTA POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y.. May 14. l.eland Stanford. Jr.. University of California, will be represented by a varsity eight in the big intercollegiate rowing regatta on the Hudson here. June 29. The board of stewards lias ‘received word from Stanford to that effect. The Eighth Wonder DETROIT. AH R H O A E Bush, hh 5 1 l X I 4 Jones. If X 0 I 1 10 Duhuc. If 2 " 0 0 «* 0 Cobb. < f 4 1.2 :t . 0 0 Crawford, rs 3 0 0 2 0 u fktahanty; 2t> . . i t i t J t Morlarty, lb 4 1 1 10 0 0 Bauman. Xb 1 0 2 1 " 0 Stan age. c 4 o 1 3 0 Works, p 2 o o o l o •Mullin 1 0 u 0 0 0 Pernoll, p 0 0 0 o 1 0 Covington, p 0 0 0 0 0 2 t Willett 1 0 1 o 0 0 ; Kocher 0 0 0 0 0 u Totals 3« 4 10 24 12 6 NEW YORK All R II O A K Zlnn. cf 4 3 2 1 0 0 Martin, as I 33 4 5 " Dolan. Xu o 3 2 o o o free. It 3 1 1 1 " 0 Hartzell, rs 4 110 0" Simmons, lb 4 1 oil o u Gardner, 2b 4 1 X 2 4 2 Street, c ........... a 0 1 X 1 0 Vaughn, p 5 2.1 0 2 0 Totals 39 15 1 4 27 12 2 * Batted for Works In sixth + Ratted for Covington In ninth. XKan fur Willett in ninth. 12X4567X9 It Detroit 10 l 1 0 1 0 0 0-1 New Y k 0 1 0 0 4 j. J 2 *-15 First base on errors - New York 4 Two-base hits—Gardner. Zlnn, Dolan. Three-base hits Mush. Morlarty, Stan ag* , Dolan Sacrifice lilt Martin. Stolen buses----Cobb 2. Crawford, Hart nell 2. Simmons Left on bases New* York 11. Detroit 7 Double plays Martin and . Simmons; Martin. Gardner and Simmons Bases on balls * *ff Vaughn 2. off Works 2. off I'ernoll off Covington 3. Struck out —By Vaughn X. l>v Works 2. b> Covington 1 lilt by pit'hera By Works Cree. St ruinous hy Covington. Martin Wild pitch**— Covington. Pernoll. lilts -< »;Y Works. *; in 5 Innings off Pernoll. 3 In 1 off Covington. 4 in 2 Empires— Westervelt and O’Loughlln. Time -2 ••». Medlanil Park nt t ine). President Herrmann has about de cided to call the new ball park Red land field The ball grounds baa been known for year* as League park Many fans would like to see the new yard chrlst* ned Herrmann field. In honor of the Red chief, who plann**! and car ried through the whole construction of the magnificent plant. But Mr. Herr mann refused to allow hi* name to be Used. Mrs. Britton Wants Ladles To Score. Mrs President Britton Is tr\lng to induct- the women fans of Ht Louis to leitrtt to score ball games and Is set ting them an example bv appearing each day with a laigc-slred acute book, several pencils and a couple of note hook* SOUTH MICHIGAN LEAGUE XT \ \ IM Mi. W L. IM. W L Pet. Saginaw 4 •• I,o*>o Jackson.. 2 2 .500 Flint. .. X 1 .7 ~*u Kala’ar.oo | J .2AO Hattie C 2 2 •‘•'10 i.arising 1 | 2.*,0 Adrian 2 2 .500 Bay City. I X .23" leaterdat'a ttesnlts. Lansing I. Battle Creek 4 Jackson 13. Kllnt 10 Saginaw 7. Kalamazoo 4. y Bay City x. Adrian 1 I odd) •*» t.smes Saginaw at kulamamn Be v < *llv at Adrian. .lack«on at Flint Battle Creek at Lansing FAST CHINAMAN OLYMPI CCANDIDATE LAI RUNNING THE HUNDRED IN A Chinaman, but a native born one, is a candidate for the American Olym pic te.im, and if he performs as well in the tryouts as he has done in com petition. lie stands a very good chance of making the team. The young Celes tial athlete's name is l.ai Ting, and he is a native of Honolulu, having been born there after the islands were Tigers 4, Yanks 15; Don’t Laugh ! The time was two hours. Baumann unit Cobb each got two hits in tour t'mes up. Hush. Mortarty and Slanag* got three-buggers at that. Covington helped the Yanks' scoring column by a wild pttctl that let in two runs. Vaughn for New York wasn't going any too well, but he didn’t have to be much good. Muilln and Willett tried plnch-hit ting. Willett singled. Kochgr ran for Willett In the ninth. Works pitched for four innings all n K,; then betwixt his wildness and Bush's error and three h*ts. four run® were scored whi< h made derrl. k HOW A FAMOUS UMPIRE IS WINNING-FAME AS A MANAGER—HANK O’DAY TAKES THE DISMAL CINCINNATI REDS AND MAKES ’EM GO AFTER THE PENNANT '• y ' %?£-. . A(. .. \ »:■>■? (V*.7 _ . /B kIBX k y/ Are the Cincinnati Reds going to keep up their wonderful stride and win tin* National league pennant? ts they do the craziest baseball city in the country will go stark mad. And Hank O'Day, famous umpire, but now manager of the Reds, will be king of Cincinnutl. For a quarter of a century it has been the custom in Cincinnati to look on the team as a sure pennant winner in March and go into deep mourning immediately after the opening of the Beason. This year It's different. They are way up. And ex-Umpire Hank O’Day has done It with practically the same team that finished a dark and dismal sixth last fall. O'Day took the team with the under standing that he was to be the boss. And O'Day is the boss! First thing put up to him was a de mand that he let catcher Me- go. I.arry is one of the star catchers of the country, but hard to handle. "McLean stavg," said O Day. *‘l can handle him." The big catcher has been in every game so far this season and ia playing phenomenal ball. O'Day put the Reds through the moat rigid spring work a team ever 10 FLAT, IN MEET IN HONOLULU. taken over by the United States. He in now in this country with the All- Chinese baseball team from Honolulu, on which he plays third base. Lai, in competition recently in his native city, did the 100 in ;10 flat, one watch catching his time as :09 4-5. He also excels in the broad jtirp and can do the 220 in better than :23. He also has negotiated the 50 in :05. Works. Only three hits had been made off him up to this time. Oscar Yitt was still out of the game, troubled with bolls. Jones played In left for a while, bubuc was there two Innings. Three hlls were made off Pernoll In the one inning he worked, and four off Covington in the two he was on the rubber. Some more errors helped. Stanage evidently didn’t care where he W&N going after the infield fly In the sixth. A pop went up and Oscar chased nearly to second base for It The w«nd pulled It away from him and two men scored. < iaelaaati Was Happy. Cincinnati papers were Inquiring of Hank O’Day whether he would use Suggs or Benton in the opening game of the world's series, but Hunk replies that he hasn't made up his mind. went through. He had his players on the Dali field at Columbus, Oa, and other southern cltieg twice each day, good or bad weather. "This ball club is going to be in shape when the bell rings,'* Hank would say. Then he'd look at the sky and say, "Well, the grotinds are pretty wet, but we’ll play around the edges." O'Dav made his pitchers strengthen their bodies and lungs first. “There won't be any pitchers on thl§ club who will be too exhausted to pitch after they had run from first to third base." said Hank. His pitchers ran around a mile track twice a day, then chased files In the outfield. Their pitching arms were given secondary attention. O'Day, aa an umpire for 20 years, always had to decide matters quickly and steri}Jr, and he did not change when he became a manager. The Reds at first resented Hank’a Iron mitt and his method of driving them In the spring, then they began to like it. Now they'd do anything for Hank. The Reds found that while O’Day is something of a “bear" In his ways, he has a big heart. When a player was hurt. O'Day saw that he got the best of attention and got it in a hurry. Time and again during the training season Hank was invited to theaters and big dinners and every time he re fused "No, flunks; the boys have to eat Edited by RALPH L. YONKER LIGHTWEIGHTS SAT THEY Will WELCOME RITCHIE That Is, That’s What They Say Publicly—They Really Want To Look Him Over First NEW YORK. May 14. —Speaking for publication today the lightweights in town aaid they would welcome Willie Ritchie who is reported ready to leave Sfin Francisco for the east to coin the laurels he won in his four-round battle with Ad Wolgast. ‘Sure well take him on. - suld K. O. Brown. Matt Well and I/each Cross Privately, however, 'he local pugs stated they were uux-' ious to look the new wonder over be fore clinching any bouts with him. TWO BOXERS JOIN JOHNSON’S FORCES CHICAGO, May 14.—“ Cyclone Johnny Thompson and Jimmy How ard, both fast boxers, today became part of Jack Johnson’s training fam Hy. The champion planned some rapid goes with them, although he said today be would be careful not to injure his crippled shoulder. John son covered ten miles on the road yesterday and said he felt excellent at the end of it. McGOORTY STARTS TO WORK FOR KLAUS BOUT CHICAGO, May 14 —Eddie McOoor »y, the Oshkosh middleweight, Is here today to begin work in a local gypi nasium. He is expecting to meet Trunk Klaus ut Philadelphia, although the match has not been definitely dated because of a difference between the two fighters as to what weight shall be made. Rnnqufi For <>arr> Hrrrmua. The Commercial association of Cin cinnati In planning a big banquet fur President Herrmann as a compliment to him for hla work In building anew ball park which la a monument to th< city. The affair will he held on th.e evening of May 18. when the park will tie formall\ dedicated and christened Itedland field. at the hotel and I'm going to eat there, too.*' O'Day is a great believer in the old one-run game. "Get one and it tnkes two to beat you,” is his motto. He put Bullet Bescher. the best base runner in the National league, at the top of the Red batting order, and sent Bates.) one of the best sacrifice hitters, up second. Then he filled in with Dick Hoblitzeil, a demon in a pinch, and Mike Mitchell, who with Hoblitzeil. batted in more runs than any man in the league last season. Then the Reds, under strict orders from O’Day, began to go after runs in the first Inning. And they got them. And won games that way. O'Day has won most of the Reds’ victories by using remarkable Judg ment in picking pitchers for each game. He has no regular system and his pitchers never know when thev will work. O'Day warms up three or four pitchers before each game and pick* the one who looks to have the most ''stuff.'' "When pitchers work in regular turns, you sometimes have a pitcher on the bench who is In better shape than the man in the box." says O'Day. O'Day will not allow his players to nag umpires. "A player in the game is better than a player in the club* house." says O'Dav. "Our players ace going to earn their salaries by playing ball and not by nagging umpires/’ he •aya.