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GIANTS READY TO START THE SEASON Automobiling ? Bowling s Rowing ? pQ]^ spring T 7~T" .? I 1CS^ -?- ASSUMES CONTROL Break Camp at Marl in in Condition to Jump Out with the Flag. DOYLES AT LAST DEFEAT THE DONLINS Wind Up Spring Training Trip at Texas Home with a long Deferred Victory. i: ?- . ? ' the ssv enth >"i.'? ? i thi llanta are , ? , as ,,r t < ' '.er trained than any team in the National Ltssi ? ??i | . left at midnight f"t Qalveston there h nol s pitcher who could not lake hla place on the mound if the championship season <>?.?. As fai a. condition ? rVhlle the morning practtct period if routln? illj end? .1 s it h the ?bani ti ? Ifarlln training ? ?? thi Qiants ?ill mark time briskly lot the next three weeks. IfcGra? will keep them hustling, snd es he haa all the old pitchers with him, es< pi ' :? ? ..?? Wlltse, tie m ni m i thai do nol lose the benefits ol earl;. The manager's problems now ? to settle the third base question, gft Fletcher back Into sound form and tit Bescher to a place In the outfield. Other ? ? the team m strong ?nd not ? man is eompla i Ing of phyalosl m?. fifty playera ol McOraw's party c ,i out of Martin at midnight o-er tw.' different roads The manager himself left with Ifik? Donlln's rli\islon. which headed for Austin snd Ban Antonio. Mi Gra? s 11 pend a 'lav in Ban Antonio and teioin the regular? at Houston on E rda; i. a t'l-vt team will be i ommanded b: Larry ' ?oyle snd I >1< s Klnsella si (..>? veston to-morrow and Friday 'let.her hopee t" he ?ble to play In the Houston serles, bul Milton gi win. - ? ?flsld smergency man, will likely rover the short field a1 Qalveston Fletcher played shorl in to-day'a prac game, bul he played it with a . ati h e - ' ti and mads two errors in si\ ed a bat well em ? i.. are? er, ge! s run. , l ? isl waa the he?-t of -ill for training purposes '"tie ?un ? ? arorchsr an.' even t;-,.- breezes wer? The ? tun irai well p h the eighties v. '. ?? . isen ? ! his men ?>.I Emer? son 1 ? this morning snd bw<at <??; them through a two-hour workout. The Qiants had been notifli-n to be ?? i.i i o'clock for their automobile trip to the Brasos River I'aiiK. where the tish try awaited th? m. but they asd not lose the afternoon'? work UcOraw had them out again ?< Z o'clock, stape.i a nlne-lnning ;ame between th? O IS and regulars and MU? kept the ; o'clock engagement, l.an Doyle'a team finally put It ov?r he trlt.e of Donlln, but hau a narrow tacan? from disaster in the ninth ?r The score of the onlj game won by the r>n\ le? In the Marlln ?eiiC? was *> to 7. The regulars drew for their first pitchei to day, and "Big Six." the veteran of many ^a's thawed out sufficiently to let the toits down with four hits and on* run In five Innings Taareau, who worked ?against ?tatty, had h - first bad day, and was ' , eight I ms in i lie third and fourth Innll s? Quit? drama! i waa th? finis:, fai? th*- Cuban BOUthpaW, succeeded Mathewson, and hi? efforts to wotk the kink ou! i I 's arm1 ?Intost resulted fatally f? Doyle "Dul h" Ritter, who ?n>he.i for th? colts whlssed them ast that the regular? could hardly mm th< ibalL f of the nnme ie Bcore stood I to * In a Jlffj th? mod th? one out who had ed the in for a tripe. more M : . : for three aes. re el I to T, n ith one man o it and a runner on third bas? At ! rsvsr, 1 ?onlin's in k faded Th? nei "ter mrouniled to the i.held e? s ? ,. wa? run do?n for thi T a ; ? M man filed ? ? d the ca' series ended. their shoes ai i bata i hamper and after a final i it 6 ? : ou?-,- ut"'.', "'i ilg trunk? the t'sh fr>. The erare follow? DOTUCS ? ' IN?, PO S * i>o a ? ? ? rraaa.l 4 11 2 S 0 Burn?, tf '? ' * ? Pies if. 3 S i i o o : i o Donlln, lb 4 1 S 14 it m ? ? ? Djrar. ss. 4 S S S S S ?urn I OOtPi ISSUs, . f 4 n ; i (, rt 3h ? 1 I P. ii n?.| >nr rr. 4 n ! ] in ' . - i i i i i I M Lean, < . : o e : 1 o It? 10 4 hni ?? 11 i i n ?' ? aon.o 11 1 S 41 ? - -, n i n * S S S 1 OlRttti ? ! l i) n ? l atsh M T Off Ml ss............ S S .* 'a o n n o n s ? ? . 1 o 1 i i, | j - 8 I la 8 Itinlra? off I ? ? . ? -> ' - 4 ? i ? :, ? ? " I Inntnss Home run i . . - -? irraa?, Doi '.? i ?. '?? ? - ? Flrat baa ms ?nrara rw)-? Donltns Man ? ? *" '-' bj 11 se san, i v t:'"' .'??-' Orsat i >? ?t 'L'. - sor,, n nsa - - .- r :?? ?> hit aweot Doubt? ay? Mathawaea ti . to Dor 1? s" - to I' ? ? Cottar; Har ? .n ti ntint ??> f'enl'ti : ,? el ?em? 1 ?o fpifi'" MeOraai ?M schiij.p. Packard Transportation and Repairing Co SS4 <? \\ lia? H? . Ne?? >j <>rl? ?It?. SlS ??linder l'.<< km.l louring;. I.*n<l.i ill*! and UasesaaSBS ? ?r? for Mire H? the I rip ?r Hour. Crank-shaft? Ja < e,',im,iiKii;iii>vi/,i -?'? ,,.?..?? hvi t;?ar ? itilns ' t ' f ji ?. ? ? Vslvea ' i . . ? iptlon? i , i ?, ? ?? ' .... rid Ma rtn? . K ? ?. ? . - ?ars* ei ?? . ; ' _ Qrtatttf Sail of Tlrti JL Tu bit Evtr FROM 40% TO" 70% OFF! .landorf \utom<>l<He < o., ,'t Weal Stal MIX BKAMIhO? r.Xi MAM?Ml. . - '. '. * f i.' ?; -i ?Irrant l'a< hard I Innoi-iri,- or louring; . r ., ? owner drive? ' HhA '? ???aid? ? - ' ???erlan'l. !???. '-*?" !?.'""'? '"' ;? ' . ' ?<-f\. IK1?. r> l*a*a. lourlna < s': perfet CLEARING UP FOR A BASEBALL LAW National Commission Out with Statement on the Release Clause. In nn cfToit to bring about n bettei in deratanding among players and owners of tlie release ani options! agreement ?;a ae recently adopted on the ?-u-gestion ??r the Baseball Players' Fraternity, the National < "ommls-slnn promulgated the fol? lowing yesterday: "Section 'S of thi agreement arlth the Baseball Players' I" itern tj reads as fol? low?: " 'Before a major league playei shall he teltased outright or under an opt'onal s gisement to Clasa A or a lower classi? fication IiIh service? ehall Brsl be tendered in sll Class A A dubs at a price not to ? v esd 11 000, and then to all ?"lass A c.uhs at a price not to exceed K.'.O. If he he ?i drafted plsyer the club from which he is ? Ira''ted shall have prior claim to all other i luiis in it? claaslflcatlon.' 'In view of the fact That there ?seems in be a misunderstanding as to 'he exact meaning of thla particular clause, th" mission announces that Its intent and purpose ?? to afford playera released bv majoi -.iKie dubs, ?ither outriglit or vnder an optional agreement, an oppor? tunity to secure employment with a na? tional saaeclatlen club of as high a class!* Hi atl'iri ae possible, and at the sain?- time? to protect by optional sgreemsnta the in teiest? of major league clubs to their players. When a major league ? lub makes appli? cation for interieague waiver?! it should a', the same time notify the president of the league of which it 1* a member whether the pla\er will i a released unconditional? i outright or under an optional agree? ment it waivers hi j obtained. An out* ? -tit |f!r-;i5. s construed to mean the I ,i ei s tranafer from on? elub to an? other, ?-itlier with 01 Wlthoul a COW d , Ion, and without 1 he retention of the r'ght to recall him. In SOCh a ia'e the player must ? rat t>" tendered to Clasa aa and A clubs at a pri'-e not to gxcesd tnose stipulated in Bectlon Ig herein referred to "If || is the Intention Of the ma/or ISagUS Club to release the player under an optional agreement, then the amount of the option price shall not be less than $200 as stipulated In Rule is of the cots m on, a nd not more than the respective minta preecribed la Section is of the fraternity sgreemenl The amount of lbs consideration decided upon should he atsted In ail ? ases to the president ?if the league of the elub requesting waivers, who wll certify 'lie same to the tocretary of the National Association at ihe same time he !s required to ascertain if t'las* A A <-r i'las? A clubs file claim to such players, so that th?- National Assoclstloa clubs can have this information v. hen the player is tendered to them und-- an op? tional agrei ? i "If the major leag le C US and the .'la.m Ing minor 'cngue <llub cannot gglM ?ifi the ??titionai pnce, the presidenta of the li-agues of the respective clubs shall <Je termlne the consideration, provided, how ? er, it shall not exceed the amounts tue.) in Section i*. shove quoted "Bectlon 11 ?if Use agreement-with the Baseball Players' Fraternity dees not Change the ^\stem ?if returning drafted playera, a? proscribed in section $, \r t'ile VI, of the national agreement and regulated by Rola ".: of the commission. In any roapOOt, If such player shall have Iren legally claimed by a minor league i. Nor ia the priority of a ilass A ? ver ah <'!a?-s- AA dubs In claiming , p | er selected rrctS t abridged or mod ifled \ re Isd plsyei who baa not been < .. mod before Februarj followlag his selection, becomes subject to Bectlon II of the players' agreement when released ,i minor league to a rs net league club. ' WORKING ON EMETS FIELD Superbas to Face Yankees There Week from To-day. ?i , r ".,,i ;. t,r put)hut i i beta Field In . ?j condition for the opening extiiti game betwesn the Nsw > ? ? 'K Van the Brooklyn Huperhsa one ? .., from to*da) Ie progressing rapidly. froundkeepei haa engaged nearly undrad me-, while ateamplpea and ? i u.i? been brought Into I'liv to rid t h?- diamond ?if lha winli n froal i diamond uiii be lnl?i oui and the outfl 'i?t will be rolled si level sa a rd li bis Tha ad> am >? s.le ,,f r. s. > , ?I ?-?;it- i nc*a undei ,v .i ' .iii'i t ? .- ..ii,?..'.i Th? rival ti ama will Indulge )n morning prtu'tl? e the day of Gilmore Gets a Just Reward Baltimore. Mar? h ti,? That the -earl ?.nliirv of President .lames \. (.tinture of the lederal ItaseliaM league is SI.I.OOO n??. authoritatively stated here tn-diiT. This amount. II was added, m?. detrr mined upon Ht n meeting in I libago about a month ago. Bv ron Banrrofl JatUBBaO, president of the American league. struggle* along on Bi.VOOO a Tear, while (?infrnor Tener of Pennaylianla, the ntvirli elected president of the National league, will ?mile ???. i'^O.OOO a feet when hi? term a? l.overnor espires. WHITE SOX FACE BIG LOSS Weaver and Scott on Fence and May Sign with Feds. Santa K"sa. Cal., March ih .lue Wea? ver, shortstop of tie I'hic.igo club in the American League said to-day that hi ',"1 decided to sign with the redera! l.'.gue unless the White Sox met h;s tf rn-.s He added that .Timm.- S?ott. the pitch? er, had come to the'?sume decision TOO MUDDY TO ?LAY BALL Opening Game at Columbia with St. John's Nine Called Off. South Field was tin much of a hoe \?s terday to permit ColumMs to open itj haseball season against St John's Col? lege, of Brooklyn. Billy TiUah, on looking over the field In th<- morning, dOcMsd that 1f the game weie to be played at all the fielders would have to wear hoots, and Marry Fisher, graduate manager of athletics, ?aid that the treasury of the athletic association couldn't stand the expense of providing the extra equipment. Lush then called the game off. and he feels that he mav have to postpone the game acheduled srlth the Collsgs of the City of New Tork for Baturds*/ unless South Fi?ld dries OUI BUfllcisntly. m CLABBY SENTENCED TO LEAD MODEL LIFE Must Not Drink or Stay Out Nights Three Years in Jail if He Docs. l?oe \ngeies. March a* Jimmj Clabby, tne Hammond. Ind., mlddlewslghl boxai who claims the middleweight tit'e, will live a model life for the next thie? w-^? if he fulfils the terms of on agreement he entered Into tO-day. If he fails to live an exemplary Ufe he w-?:i he sent to jail r.r three ?ems and wuU be fof-fii to pa) a fine of t'^*> Clabby and hia trainer Arthur III - Queen, were sentence'l to thiee vears In (all atid to pay flues of *,v?i tai h by Police Judge White for having beaten Charlea Lauirance, a policeman, in a street fight on January Zt, Sentence wa?. Buspended m consideration of the fact that Clabby agreed to pay l,aurance ?.- ?? damages and live an SXSfflplar* life According to the probation ngreement outl'ned by .Judge White, neither man shall drink engage in controversy or risll any place where he may be SXpeesd t?> temptation for three yea ?-s. It also is stipulated that neither shall the?, stay out all night. McDonald Jumps to Feds. Innlaton, Ala. March '' .lobn iian aeil, manager of the Rochester dub in the International League, learned to-day I Ik; t McDonald, BU Infislder, ha.s lumped t?. the Pittsburgh Fed?rala v.|>onald former!* wi s with the Boston Bravea Th4 lederal? haVa made hca ? Inroada on Oanxell'a team it is said e.cht of ills old men h ?re lumped * Griffith Holds the String. Wsahlngton, March vb Claries Orif* (Ith, manag? t of the Washington ?.mer lean League Ins-hall i.-.tm. released (?? da- wiiiuun Allen, in outfielder, who played with Montreal lasl laar, t.. Ind? ianapolis Of the \m< an \ Boctatlon with -"? option on him ;.t the end of Uta aeason. Big Price for Saddle Horse. H* Tali K ..i.' la n ?? Trlfeuaa | Islington, K- Mari h IS Th? ? plon Rve*gplted saddle mars, Ha* dawn was sold to da) bj w a ghrop Winchester, to Fred Weite, Havana. ,. lor t4 Ml Mr Wolf?- was acting for the President of tint 'outitr;, The mare was snipped to dS) bj wa> of New York Red Sox Favor Hot Springs. I ,,,? gpt Ingl *rk., Mach . The ,,,. ?era of Ihe Bi itoi Fb d Boa hav e signed nn SJISCIIIcnt to have tnelr team fr-,l,i here fi<r the rie/t fl\e ?..?-?. EBBETS PRAISES WORK OF ROBINSON Says Brooklyn Superbas Never Worked So Well as This Season. , B] Telegraph t, , . i - | ? , Chattanooga, Tenn., March "5 Cha lea H. Khbets, who arrived here this morning, after witnessing tiie Kuperba? in the exhi 1'itlori gam? at Augusts, "ti Monda-, lust, ?gainai Newark, the International League champions, said this afternoon: 'You can't make it too plain that 'he Brooklyn baseball dub will he .ontenders for the National League i hamploiishlp from the clang of the bell on the opening da v. \e\er in my thirty or more years of experience in baseball have I seen a team working so harmoniously. Robinson baa accomplished wonders with tue men ?The acquisition of Shortstop Kuan nils oui the team to perfection. Cutehaw, the other du" in Augusta, told me that he has never worked with a better man to his riRht. This give? us a much better Infield than we had last ; > ar. ' Robinson ha? the entire ennfldence of the p|a? en both on and off the field. He has a knack of getting work out of Ids ?men without basing to <l:ive them. To sum up the situation, 11 Is a case of all for otie und one for all.'' into Miller, the Bupsrbss' star bai kstop, was taken to a loeal physician this morn Ins and had his tonsils and palate out Thia will keep him out of the frame for a a eek All morning the weather was threaten? ing, and hardly had tie team r.a.hed An? drews Field this afternoon for the game with the Lookouts when rain commenced to fall, keepmi; up pretty much the entire day. At that the players managed to Squeese in a half an hour's good practice. Ragt n, Cutehaw, At bison snd Rucket. With their wive?, will leave to-night for Charlotte, '?'? C where they win meet the rest of the team on Friday. The party also win Include Miner, Erwin and ftuel hach. The remainder of the team win ,!. part on the same tram, stopping at Knox rllle tor a ?ame to-morrow. a REACH FINALS ON LINKS Mrs. Barlow and Miss Harvey Pair at Pinehurst. Pinehurst N C, March .;> Mis R, H Barlow, nl the Merlon 'itekal Club of i lladelphta, ami Miss ll?reme i. Harvey, of the Hamilton, Ontauio, g"if club, will meet here in-nu.rrov in the linal iti it'h tor the women's ronte?t in the annual I'nlted North and south championship golf tournament Both playera won their matches to? da, at : up and ! to play. Mrs Barlow defeated Mra ' Raymond Price, of the iiakmont Countrj Club, <<f Pittsburgh, and Ml is Harvey defeated Mu William West, or the Huntingdon Valley Country ?'lut', of Philadelphia GOV. TENER HERE ONLY ON PLEASURE Says Kverything Is Going Along Smoothly in the Affairs of Organized Baseball. John K. Tenar, president of the Na? tional League, na.< in this elt) la.st night I it for the Unie beins, at least he csat a?ide the caree of business and baseball to give himself what ht was pleUSSd to call "a night s fun " When Been bj a Tribune reporter at the Waldorf-Astoria ha said that the-e was nothing new of Intemsl to the hn?e ball enthu?lasta Me said further that h,- knew little of tiie doing? of the Fed eral i eague 01 its agents asid? from what ' < ppeared fron, tune to time in t In- ne ipapi ' There la nothing new m the affair? of National League.'' he said ' ' Every ti Ins la -:".'i? ?long tnoothly, and ??? cording to tie '?poiis iroui the training ? aim ti.- teama are rounding into con ditlon rapidly.' Is their- m V possibility "f the I'hi csgo Cul - being Bold?" h? waa asl.e.i i rsal i ? m not in position to give BnSWSr upo thai matter |ust JTSl i i.now there la nothing new mi thai matter, either, l win he glad arhei the aeavMi i- on and will hsv? th- chance i" gel ont in t,".. open an to witness th?- games, 1 "it. reallv, [ ?nil here only for pleitaur? thi? trip and have an li ? gag? men! with soi ? ri i' nd? He begged ?., '?. ex. use.) and -.u'rie.l ..n t., ...i, hi? t:i. nda Athletics Lose Through Errors. Wilmington n. <'. Unroll ? Th? Bal? llmore Internationals defeated the Phila? delphia American League regular team , . ? . i.. , .re "l I tO -' Krank Hakei i :,.i foui hit? m five lluna at bat, . ' ?.. ? i i Two costly errors bi Collins eontrtbutsd to Baltimore a, ?.?ore Rain Sends Yankees on Forced March to Atlanta Gossett on Crutches as Result of Injury to His Ankle in the Game at Memphis. [in Telegraph to Tas Trlbuac Birmingham. Ala., March 25. ?A hurried jump from this city to Atlanta marked the afternoon'? sctivitisa for Frank Chanca and his full troupe of Yankee?. Shortly before? gams time heavy rain broke, which necessitated .cancellation of the. contest with th'' champions of the Southern League. A forced march carried th? playera via the Seaboard into Geor? gia's metrepilia a da) sooner than hail bei n anticipated. ' hanre and the aacond team had ar? rived or.lv a short time from Mobile when AUTOMOBILES. the rainstorm broke. Aa ?oon as it be? came evident that there could be no action li< re the Peerless Leader decided on an early attack of Atlanta If?> wished, If possible, to secure Atlanta's hall ground for exercise?? to-morrow morning. Dlek Qossett, who was- Injured in yes? terday's game at Memphis, was hobbling about on ?-rutchrs to-day. Mis ankle is badly swollen, although It is believed lie suffire nothing worse than a strain?-11 tendon or ligament. Unless the injury promptly responda to the treatment of Trainer E>oo Barrett an X-ray examina? tion w ill be made. ? Hutchtnsou the big hlacksmith and miner pitcher from Nol.sonvlIIe, Ohio, ' threatened :i mutiny on the train coming frcni Memphis but night. Ho took ad? vantage of Mil Hotden'a social procllvltlea to lulp himself to the outm-lder'a bed, which happened te I? a lower berth. "automobiles. Carl H. Page Quits, and Auto Concern Takes Over Local Business. GEORGE STOWE WILL HANDLE BUSINESS By New Move Detroit Firm Will Place factory in Direct Touch with East. Hugh Chain .,, , the purchase by the Chalmers. Motor r^ pany, of Detroit, of the bualaaai of i,r H. Paga ft ?'" for th? la-t na vfarsin tributara In thi?- ? lty of t'halmers rari *" '""' iransaci . i?-> the peasaaaan the co"(i?iii and business, of the ma,?. eetsMlahmenl of Car n i',-lce 4 (. i air branches in Brooklyn and Bridj,' port .-nd the < ontrol of frr | -?. ,,,iU,.*.', to New York. The Chalmera eomra;iv w,ll a*sume i?. mediata .untre! of the Kantern distribu? tion of their cars, aetabllatuag th? n>? Y. rk business ..* i factor] biainh Tt. name of the companj in the fnbns eg he the Chalmera Mot--' Compas* of x?w York rjeerge Btowe, erne baa teas *??? eral n.anager of the Pane interests. s| remain as SCtive RUUsSgar. "Wa aavs re t for -, ne time the fc niraMlitv of aatabUshlng a ??oneral factor distribution station m 'i,e Hast," ^1 Mr. '"hf-lrners. "New Ycrk and the rret' ropolitan district conatltuta tn ihernse'.vei the largest automobile mark? 1-, th? eastern part of the country New Tort is also the lonlca! distributing entra fo nll of the Kastern territory, in plinnlnf She Rast, rn distribution of Chalmers gg from New York it has seemed logtjol t? pur-base the PU Bin SSI of th? Paga com pany and conduct It as a factory brancli. both in the sales a id in th?1 service ?t.-?,. sions. "There will he no rs4sSg| rh?.r.?e ? the conduct of the business. The 'hi! mers ?company almpl] a^iimoH proprietor ship "f th bUStnesa and control of th? territory. "Of Lusines? conditions Baserai*, n?' only In New Vork but throughout lb* country, I 'an only speak :.? t1 optimistic terms. Our bsaaseaj atarea increase in ? v > BB of :0 per cent over th? same period of bul ? 'i epreapi ? for spring business arere ne*w better Va have just cloaed a moat bu at the Kostic ihosr, sad ibebsasass look in New England is hlgsl* -? factory. Han in New York we hen t urs on order ff" dellvei h Ma April than during tn- >*<>?? ten l.i> of any previous lesson, ? i beMeve the aui.< - i never In mote ratisfi those rompan!) i ... value, and i am ? ? thai us In as our own coi aran! tl change we are making li Si ? York i ; make Mir bUI ' " '' larger." ^^^^^^^__ AUTOMOBILLS. r*? rB4>N0Xr?11 d???l ff all you BBS ?ft is a aiofcr car Chalmers Factory Branch Established in New York The Chalmers Motor Company announces the purchase of the business of Carl H. Page and Company, Broadway at 50th Street. From this date both the Service and Sales divisions of the Chalmers business in the Metropolitan District will be conducted as a Chalmers Factory Branch. In the future the firm will be known as the Chalmers Motor Company of New York, and will be under the owner? ship and management of the Chalmers Motor Company of Detroit. The establishment of a Factory Branch in New York enables the Chalmers Company to assure its thousands of customers in the Metropolitan District the most efficient ser? vice in all lines. The Company also takes this opportunity to express to all Chalmers owners its appreciation of their patronage, and to invite them and their friends to an inspection of the Chalmers Master ''?Sixes" at the New York store, Broad? way at 50th Street, and at the Brooklyn Branch, 1188 Fulton Street. Chalmers Master "Six,'r 2, 4 and 5 Passenger, $2175 Chalmers Master "Six," 6 Passenger Type, $2275 Chalmers "Light Six," 5 Passenger, $1800 Chalmers "Light Six," Coupelet, $2050 Fully B?Ut/'/"'/. f. 9. 9. Iftniit. Qialmers Motor Company of New York iFormtrty Cart H. Pagt A Company) Neu York : Broadway at 50th St. Brooklyn : Bedford A*c. al lu I ton St.