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Newt and Views Truth and Sincerity ANTI-JENNINGS Till IS IIGHTINGUP NAME OF B. DONOVAN, MGR., AGAIN Whether Hughie Stays Next Year is Put Up to Tiger Players JENNINGS READY TO QUIT He is Not the Kind of Man Who Will Beg for Job— Has ’ Money Enough BY HA.LPU L. YONKER. Tb« name of Bill Donovan, always mentioned In connection with tne managership of the Tigers when there Is any rumor of change in the occupant of the position of 1 >ger lead er, begins to burn like that of the star In the electric sign at the front of a metropolitan theater. v . . It does so because Frank Navln, president of the Detroit club, has per mitted himself to be quoted to the effeet that he la somewhat dissatisfied with the present showing made by Manager Jennings. President Navin is one of the • shrewdest business men in baseball. 'His business shrewdness gives him the knack of using publicity to the !best advantage and hi® permitting himself to say to the public that It .appears to him that Jennings is not [holding the confidence of his players Ks not made at random. It Is thought by many fans that Bid Donovan is being kept on the pay-roll of the Tigers biding the time when he will be hoisted to the managership. At that time he will be made a bench manager, as he refuses to consider any other kind of Job as boss. Whether Hughie Jennings remains here as leader in 1913 Is put directly up to the players on the team, df they shew the proper spirit they can keep him here. If they will fight for Hughie between now and October they can make the kind of showing that will increase his present respect and popularity and make him a fixture for the coming season. If they con tinue to lay down on him as they have in the past, Hughie will undoubt edly go. Jennings is not the kind of a man to beg. He will not compromise him self to get his men to work for him. He will never relinquish his rights, as he conceives them, as manager. In order to keep on drawing the big sal ary he has been getting. Hughie is ready to quit any time he Is not wanted! During the recent games here in Detroit when the team was going bad ly, it is said that Hughie told his men, with some bitterness, to keep right on playing the sort of game they were If they wanted to, for he had enough money anil he wasn’t dependent upon hla Detroit Job at aIL It‘i the same old story of the loaer being kicked. It's the same old story summed up in the proverb, “Nothing succeeds like success.” As long as Hughie was winning, everybody was with him. After Jen nings took three American league pennants, was there any greater man ager In the world? (Loud huzzas drowning the answer!) One charge is that Jennings is un popular with his men? What losing manager is not? Bobby Wallace, of the Browns sur vives only part of a season before George Stovall replaces him. Nobody hears anything about the great popu larity of Harry Wolverton with the Yankees. Harry Davis had froth his fans and men sore at him until his team starts to wake up. Even Jimmy Callahan, of the winning White Sox, was popular until his team began to elump. Another charge is that Jennings does not use his pitchers right, it has seemed to many that some of the men were not given the proper chance while others were given too much to do. But there was no suggestion of anything of this sort until the slump came This proneness of Unfavorable Criticism to raise its head every time there is a slump puts it directly up to the Tigers to ahow whether they want Hughie or not. While it Is never up to a club to dictate as to who shall be Its manager, nevertheless It can show by its work if it is willing to fight for him. “What we do next season depends upon the showing made by the Tigers between now and October,” says Navln. #** It's up to the Tigers! There Is one possibility that should not be overlooked. It may be that even If the Tigers try, they win. That may also mean Hughie's departure. But in that case there will be the satisfaction, at least, that be was given an equal chance. Despite the poor showing of Tlge, Detroit fans would hste to miss Jen nings, win or lose. After a day of rest, the Tigers re sume playing again today, opening a series of three days at Cleveland. From Cleveland they will return to Detroit for a series each with Chicago and Cleveland, concluding with an In dependence Day double-header with the Napa. SOUTH MICHIGAN LEAGUB STANDING. W. L.Pet W. L.Pet. B. Creek. SI 14 .682 Jackson.. 23 21 &UJ * £AMtng.. 26 It .600 Ka500.... 11 26 .409 Flint 24 19 .658 Haglnaw. 14 27 .241 Adrian... 26 21 642 Bay City. 14 28 332 VMtrrlsr'i HmslU. Flint 7. Saginaw 6 (12 innings). Jackson I. Ray City 1. Adrian 6, Lansing 6. Kalamasoo 4-2, Rattle Creek 2-9. Today** Qaart. Kalamason at Battle Creek R*y City at Jackson. INTERNATIONAL league. STANDING. •1- TV 1.1 tv t. p< i MocheeCr 84 26.676 Buffalo ... 87 81 466 nglttm’re it 26 *62 Newark . 27 St 451 Jlr city. 14 2* .649 Montreal 26 33 4(1 .. II 29 461 Provld'cv. 26 32.641 IT ]WT | GSftSl ter? ; SWEDEN JUMPS THE GUN IH OLYMPIC GAMES IS ' DID ENGLAND IH 1911 This Pentathlon-Decathlon Stuff Favors the Swedish Athletes WANT STANDARD PROGRAM International Committee Will Consider Adopting Regular Schedule of Events LONDON, June **. —Leap frog, Jump-thc-rope, pump pump-put law ay, hop-scotch and kindred games are doomed as Olympic sports. Everv American of si>orting instincts recalls the London Olympiad. The Ameri can team was defeated, after winning the important athletic contests. This time England Is getting hers with every other visiting nation at Stockholm. And it's going to cease. Sweden, as host, has the last word on the program, just as England had in 1908. Instead of padding out with little English tricks, the eye cau find a bag of Swedish tricks under the Greek labels “Pentathlon," "Modern Pentathlon" and the "Decathlon." The Swedes don't specialize .In sports. They worship the man holds a medal, and medals are gfven only to the most proficient In a num ber of sports. The man who wins the "Pentathlon," for example, must broad-jump, run 200 metres, 1,500 metres, throw the Javelin and discus. The “Decathlon" is the same with 100 metres Instead of 200, and In addition, 400 metres, 110 metres hurdle, thigh Jump, pole vault and shot-put. The “Modern Pentathlon" is a scream as an athletic event, as It In cludes duel-shooting, swimming, rid ing and a cross-country horse race. You can Imagine the chance an Amerl can will have In the duel shooting and cross-country race! Even England is sore, although getting her own medi cine. But the end Is in sight. At the last meeting of the international commit tee the step w&s taken to establish a fixed athletic program for Olympiads, no matter where held. This will be voted on at Stockholm and the tem per of the'committee indicates * its adoption. The need for action is apparent. Take boxing—the Swedes consider it brutal and degrading. Every other nation voted for boxing this year, br£ Sweden vetoed it. Boxing is an Eng lish Institution, and is well favored in the United States. It is safe there will be boxing in the 1916 Olympiad. England doesn't like the tug-of-war rules, either. The Britishers slipped one over in this event in 1908, with a trick, which consisted of having their team turn at a given moment, when the muscles used in pulling were tired, and with the new muscles brought in to play pulled their opiionents off their feet. Sweden knows about this trick and FLETCHER WILL THY TO OUTDO GREEK WHO LEAPS 11 FEET IN STANDING JUMP iwL^Jch F. FLETCHER, Standing broad jump winner at Evan; ton, ITT Platt Adams, who jumped 10 feet 8 Inches In the standing brood Jump at the eastern Olympic trials, ai.d Flatcher, the Notre Dame skimmer, wholo feet & 2-4 Incbe* at Evanston, will be the choice of the THE TIMES SPORT PAGE THESE KANGAROO-MEN WILL BRING HONORS TO THE UNITED STATES. DURING THE OLYMPIC GAMES. SAY ATHLETIC EXPERTS When the "leppers" get busy in the Olympic stadium, at Stockholm, the men who wear the tri-colored shield of Uncle Sum will compare well with the best men of Europe. The wonderful leap made by Frank Irons. In 1908, when he jumped 24 feet 6 1-2 Inches, may not be ex ceeded. for It Is doubtful if there is a 24-foot man competing today. Irons did 22 feet 9 1-2., inches in the Olympic trials at Evanston. 111., aud Worthington's best at Cambridge. Mass., was 23 feet 10 inches. But thi* pair are good enough to out-juinp the best abroad. as it isn't a Swedish trick, England will find it taboed. A set program is the solution. You can't expect a nation to discard on the other fellow’s ace when he holds trumps. Fixed rules and anew deal will find It tabooed. A prominent British official says' of the situation: "We learn by our mis takes." which interpreted means, ”the toe of the shoe feels different when the other fellow wears it.” Sweden will beat the pistol this year, for the program Is made to or der for Ernie HJertberg's pupils and they are the men the American entry must defeat to win the games NOTED AUTO'ENGINEERS ARRIVE FOR CONVENTION Noted automobile engineers began to arrive in Detroit in droves today for the annual contention of the American Society of- Automobile En gineers. which opens with the meet ings o fthe "Standards committee" to morrow morning at the Pontcbar train. There were fully 200 automobile en gineers, wives and friends reglsteryl at the various hotels by noon today and the total number of engineers and friends who will attend, is ex pected to total close to 600 persons by the time the meeting opens. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. STANDING. W. L.lVt W. L.Pct. Columbus 47 26 644 St Paul . 29 33 .461 Toledo .. 4ft <5 .6 4.’1 Indian ll* 3* 315.467 Mlnneils 43 36 .6-3 Mllw'kee. 30 42.417 Kan. City 35 36 .500 Louisville 24 42 364 Job Trlatla* D#»f Rl«kt. Tlan Prli. fin* C®.. Ft John R.-st. American entry at the Olympic games, but experts do not believe they can win from the marvelous Greek, Talclitlras. who holds the worlds •landing broad jump record, well over II feet. JUHV 11. Hll. GRIPSACK SI DING-DONGS FOR THE CONNIE AND GETS RID OF HIS CHANGE ' Jit* FRANK C. IRONS, H. T. WORTHINGTON, World’s Champion. Who jumped 23 ft. 10 inches at Cambridge. BRUCE-BROWN WINS FIRST OAVSGRAHD PRIXCONTEST Collinet’s Mechanician is Killed When Car Overturns — Collinet Hurt DIEPPE. France, June 25.—David Bruce Brown, American driver, won the first day's contest in the Interna tional Automobile Grand Prix today, covering 10 laps, 470 miles, at an aver-i age speed of 75 miies per hour. The race was marked at the open ing by the overturning of Collinet s French Gregiore car, and the killing of his mechanician. Collinet was seri ously hurt. Bruce Brown and Ralplv De Palma, the American entrants, were strong favorites in the betting. Both drovw Flats. Brown forged into the leao early in the race aud set the pace throughout. The race will be completed tomor row when 10 more laps will be cov ered. Fifty-seven cars started. Hern* ery's Lorralne-Deltrcih was forced out by motor trouble. AMERICAN LEAGUE. STANDING. W L.Pet W L Pet. Boston... 41 19 .683 Clevel'nd; 27 3n 474 Chicago.. 36 25 .*9O Detroit.. . US 33 .4«M Wash'ton 36 26.681 N York. 17 37 815 Athletics 32 24 .679 . St Louts. 16 41.281 Yesterday's Results. Athletics 3, New York 1. Boston 3, Washington 1. No other games scheduled. Detroit at Cleveland. Tmlnt's Game*. St Louis at Chicago. New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Washington. NATIONAL LEAGUEL STANDING. W. L Pet. W. LPct. N. York. 44 1 1 100 Phillies... 21 20.42# Chicago. SO 23 s*>6 St. Louis. 25 37 .403 Pittab’gh. 31 24.561 Brooklyn. 21 32 396 Cincinnati 34 27 557 Boston. .. 19 42 .311 Yesterday '■ Result*. Boston 9, Brooklyn 4. Cincinnati 1. Chicago 0. £t. Louts 4. Pittsburgh 3. New York 11, Philadelphia 5. Todnt's Games. Brooklyn at Boston Philadelphia at New York. Pittsburgh at St LoUia. Chicago at Cincinnati. U. OF M. WITIT HAVE TO HUSTLE TO GET PENNBY The University of Michigan will have to hustle tomorrow to keep Its 6 reputation for a winning baseball team when It meets the Pennsy dia mond stars, Wednesday, for the Wol verines lost to the Williams.' yester day, ut Ann Arbor. 11 to 4 The Penn men completel youtclassvd Rickej'a pets. Corbin staged pitching for the V. of M.. and Baribeau finished. State Highway ( nmiulssloner Georue U, Conley. nf Wlaaesotn, who In rum p.tnv with several other state and count v officials. examined Wayne count)'s Improved roads. Monday, tiTUT "T have Traveled ovrr _ Ttr.tvmt mil, of the best roads nf Kurope, ami have found nothing better than the concrete highway* of Wayru> I unniy.** Minnesota ha* begun tbe # 69t*#iriM't lon of a ri»*il nilleir in length, connecting Mfnneapolfg/Mnd Duluth, aud the plan followed with such success in Wayne will be adopted OUR HOPES FOR MARATHON HANG ON RYAN'S ANKLE Unless Great Improvement is Shown By Irish-American Runner, He Will Be Out ANTWERP. .7fine 25.—UBless great improvement is shown in the condi tion of Michael J. Ryan, of the Amer ican team, Uncle Sam’s hopes of cap turing th* Olympic Marathon, will be badly shattered. Ryan's ankle, whirl: he sprained last Saturday while do ing some light training on board ship was much worse today. It is badly swollen and there Is a possibility >hat the Irish-Ainerjcan runner may not bo able to compete In the long race. Otherwise the American representa tives are rapidly rounding Into form. PICKUPS FROM THE BIG LEAGUE FIELDS Two weeks ago the question In the American league was: “Who will stop the White Sox?" Today the word Red has been substitut ed for White. The Senators tried It yesterday but the Speed Boys wars not to be denied. All twirlers look alike to the Qlants. They pounded three of the Phillies’ flingers for 10 hits, five of the bingles being for extra bases. Big Ed. Reulbach pitched one of the best games of his career against the Reds because one base on balls Ist In the winning run. Russell Ford, Yankee's star twirler, stacked against , “Big Chief” Bender and came out sec ond best. The Indian showed world championship form. The Pirates started off like thoroughbred race horses, but timely hitting by the Cardinals forced them Into the selling plat er class The fast going Trolley Dodgers were suddenly halted when the Braves swatted the ball all around the field. Fishing Tackle SPECIALS Minnows, all •'*••• Dowagiac and Shakespeare, 65c to SI.OO value, choice at 25c. Shakespeare 100-yd. reels. $1.39. Jersey sweaters. 60c and 75c. Silk Casting Lins. 25 yds. on spool, 50c value, for 27c. Bar gains In svery department. Come in and look over stock. OPEN EVENINGS. "TEXAS LONG HORN" DUE FROM THE SOUTH TODAY Three Texans Hike Through the Continent in a Detroit Car Fresh from the range country of Southern Texas, w-ith an Immense pair of steer antler® decorating Its radiator, I the “Texas Long Horn" EM F "30" is expected in Detroit today or tomor tow, ending Its long trip from Seguin, Ttxas. The "Long Horn” trip is unique In the annals of motordom. Undertaken by three Texans, purely as a pleasure Jaunt, the event developed such in terest along the route as to obtain almost national interest. Receptions and welcoming delegations met the Texans everywhere, and their route became a veritable parade. The unique ai pearance of the car and the care free spirit of its prew made a hit every where. The “Long Horn” is an old car— one of the first of Its type in Texas. It has, been owned for nearly four years by C. F. Blumberg, skipper of th< present trip. Several weeks ago Mr Blumberg decided that his car, after 40.000 miles of running, needed overhauling. There was nobody in Seguin he would trust with the job. "Why don't you take it back to the Studebaker factory in Detroit and have them go over it?" somebody ask ed him In Jest. “Happy thought.” replied Blumberg. The next day he started. The start from Seguin was made June " 19 days ago. Road conditions were terrific through Oklahoma and Missouri, due to unprecedented rainfall, but the car tiaveled steadily, Sundays excepted. On reaching) the better highways of Illinois and Indiana, the “lx>ng Horn” began to rua amuck with dally mile ages around 200. Mr. Blumberg and his crew have not yet announced their intentions for the return trip but it is supposed that they will wait In Detroit until their car is overhauled, starting homeward by s different route. Battle Creek Has Big Leaguers. Battle Creek figures that it will send up at least five men at the close of the year. Theae five are: left fielder; Nevitt, catcher; Wien berg, first baseman; Callahan, short stop, and Gilbert, left fielder*. "lien 4 nrpeniler’n second* jumped Into the ring to protect what they thought wan a foul blow, the referee disqualified the Frenchman and award ed the bout, held at Paris yesterday. Just Received Shipment of EMBLEMS IF YOU WANT ONE SPEAK QUICKLY. II »6 Vi To sfcoo The Emblem is the holder of all the longest trip titles held In tha United States today. It la the only one on earth with a full ball-bearing motor. Sold by SHATTOCK SifSl > We are the agents for Pierce-Arrow Motorcycle*, the Machine for Endurance. They have 3 1-2-inch frame that was never known to break or buckle. LOUIS F. STECHER, 1283 A S QA * Alew agents tor Rambler, Eseelelor aad Wonder Rteveles. K 7 payments. .in.l. .. *2OO Twin ,250 YAI.E Single... .(210 Twin *260 WM. y. WANOERSEE 129 GRATIOT. Easy payments. Edited by RALPH L. YONKER M'COORIT MEETS BROWN AT BENTON HARBOR 4TH. Middleweight Fisrht Will Be Staged on Baseball Diamond j Independence Day BENTON HARBOR. June 25.—This oil > will b« the »cene of a big mid dleweight battle on July 4, Promoter Floyd E FltzSimmons, of this city having signed up Eddie McOoorty, the Oshkosh star, and the whirlwind Knock Out Brown, of Chicago to go ten rounds. Nothing in the middle west will be stuged of more interest to the fight fans than the Benton Harbor contest. Both contestants have been aspirins lor the middleweight title and since Stanley Ketchel, of Grand Rapids, has paused out. the victor of the Fourth fight here can easily claim Stanley's plnce The winner of the bout will have to meet Howard Morrow, another Mich igan boxer who is fast winning a repu tation for himself. Morrow has Just wired from the southwest that be is wilting to meet the winner of the Mc- Goorty-Brown go on labor Day. In all probability this battle will be staged at Benton Harbor. Ahe scene of the contest here on the Fourth will be at the House of Dt:vid athletic held, near the famous Flying Roller colony. The baaeball held will be used, a gang of workmen baling already started at work make the grounds into an outdoor arena. The meeting of this pair affords a dandy scrap. McOoorty is said by some of the fight critics to be easily the best of the rniddlewetghts now battling for top honors, stnc« poor Stanley Ketchel has passed to ti»e great beyond. He has defeated tfee best men in the game. Brown, while always a tough and dangerous battler, came Into prom inence by his derisive win over Jack Dillon the other night In Winnipeg. Dillon recently knocked out Hugo Kelley, a feat that McOoorty could uot accomplish. Just now Brown is at hU best and the same can easily he said for McOoorty. t Both boys have started training for the match. Brown is in Chicago and McOoorty Is In Indianapolis. Willie Ritchie had Joe Maadot at bin mer« y in the la#t round of their 10- round ico at New Orleans last night, but tiie hell waved Joe. Jim Vaugka, the big Vaakee aeuth paw. has been purchased by the Na tionals Jumt Received Another Carload of MERKEL FLYER BICYCLES The best Bicycle bargain In the city for $27.30 Coaster brake, mud guard. Ragle eaa> saddle and choice of handle bare, alao the Lest made standard bicycles: Rarycls, Dayton. 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