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i goinery to Play Baseball BaseballMOEELAND BaseballMORELAND aseballMORELAND
Yum and and Wallic Warren Un Unable Unable Vuable ¬
able to Agree as n to Salary SalaryCornell SalaryCornellCompany SalaryCornellCompany Cornell CornellCompany
Company Team Strikes Its Stride StridePrleft StridePrI StrIdeSPriest
Priest PrI t Is I Clouting the Leather Lent Lenther r tvlth tvlththe wUhth iilththe
the th Danville Da nTIlc Club OlnbBy OlubDT ClubBy
Those who make it a point to pick out outthe outthe outthe
the best game on the amateur menu each eachevening etehevening eQchevening
evening ware very erY much disappointed disappointedyesterday disappointedyesttwday disappointedyestordsy
yesterday when rain called off of all con contests contests eontot ¬
tests tot as a a rare treat was promised in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Independence circuit should the Man Manhattan Manhattan Menhattan ¬
hattan and St St Martins teams te ms clash clashManhattan clfiShl clfiShl1tlanhattan cIahManhattan
Manhattan knows that to win the pen pennant pennant penzrnnt ¬
nant it will have to trim the Churchmen Churchmenseveraj ChurchmensoveraJ Churchmensovera
severaj sovera times Um this year ear and Krafts Kratt men menfeel menteel mentee
feel tee kind of peevish and fretful about aboutlining aboutlining aboutlining
lining up against a lnst their opponents just justnow justnow justflow
now The rain has so cut up the schedules schedulesin
in the various leagues that In some cir circuits cIrcuits circults ¬
cuits several of the teams have not yet yetplayed Jetplayed yetplayed
played each other Few of o the clubs have havestruck havestruck havestruck
struck their true gait due to the cold and andthe andthe andthe
the wet grounds and the advent or orreal orraal orreal
real warm weather and clear skies skh will willbe willbe willbe
be a matter for genuine joy with every everyone eoryone everyone
one who holds a pass to the Dippy Club Clubof Clubot ClubV
V of Baseball Rooters
Well1 Well boys its happened At last the theterrinio theterthle
terrinio terrib e slugging demons tho romping rompingraging rompingI1lging rompingraging I
raging Tigers of amateur baseball ba obaU have havestruck ltftestruck havestruck
struck tholngrtrlde tbolr tho1rstrido 8trido For the past pa t three threeweeks throeweeks threeweeks
weeks we Wave wave watched with Interest Interestthe Intereatthe interestthe
the hungryTigers getting ready for the thofray thetra thefray
fray tra and have patiently listened to the thel1arplng theharping
8 harping ef these th who said ald they knew knewthat knewthat knewthat
that the Cornell aggregation was due to tostrike tostriko tostrike
strike its stride While not waxing en enthusiastic 011thuslastlc onthuslastlc ¬
thuslastlc over the prospect we gradually
became convinced that the critics those thosewho thOllOwho thoseV thosewho
V who visit 15ft Capital City Park each day daywore daywero dayvoro
wore saying something When the Pa Paperhangers Paperhangers Paperhangors
perhangers administered a crushing de defeat defeat defeat ¬
feat to t the th Aloyslu club recently wo wopricked Wi WiprIcked weI > >
I pricked ricksd up our ears but Wednesdays Wednesdaysgame V6dneidaysgame Vedneedaysgame
game was most convincing and we W are arecertain arecertain arecertain
certain that Manager Cornells crew is ison lEiOIl Ison
on It Its march pennantward Will the theCornell theCorneU theCornell
Cornell Company win tho flag We W cant cantanswer cantanswCl cantanhwcr
answer that question yet but venture the thesuggestion thesuggMUon thesuggestion
suggestion that the light will bo be between between between ¬
tween two teams only the Churchmen Churchmenand Churchmenand Churchmenand
and the Cornell outfit out t The battle has hasJust hAsjuat hasjust
Just started at this writing the Atoysius Atoysiusclub AJoystuclub Aloystusclub
club is leading le Ieadin dtnc by a small margin and andthe andthe andthe
the Capital apftal City fans are keyed up to towatch towateh towateh
wateh what promises prom5 es to bo a fight that thatvttl thatwill
will 111 equal the grand raud battle in the North Northeast Northeaat Northeast ¬
east circuit in IflOT IflOTPoor 1001Poor 11171Poor
Poor old Hatnllne Our ur friend Patty PattyHolmes PattyHolmes Pattyholmes
Holmes is 1 shedding beddll1 briny tears because becausehis becaUliiehis becausehis
his pets failed to wallop the Ninth street streetclub streetclub
club Wednesday afternoon Brace up
Patty old fellow keep plugging away awayand awayand awayi
i and your time will come It can truth truthfully truthtuny truthfully ¬
fully be said that In baseball like an another another another ¬
other scrappy game we know faint faintheart taintheart faintheart
heart never yet won Ninths ability
to lantbast the th horsehide and field the theleather theleather theleather
leather In veteran style entitles It to the thelead thel the1ad
lead l ad which it BOW holds and before the theNinth theNlatb theNiath
Ninth Streeters can be dislodged dlod ed some someof iIOm iIOmot someJ
J of the other clubs will have to develop developtheir developtheir developtheir
their team work until It can suocessfully successfullycop suocessfullyCOPe
V cop COPe with t dsat tat at of the present leaders leadersTh ItNLdersThe leadersThe
Th The Chesapeake and Potomac Tele Telephone Telephone Telophon ¬
phone team broke into the Marquette MarquetteLeague MarquetteLoosue Marquettew
w League Wednesday with bells bel not the thelittla thelIttla thelittle
littla dingaling kind klodoh oh no with cow cowbelle co cobelli cowbOilV
belle bOilVThey Th They y made fifteen fift n bulls daring
the th nine Dne innings of play ptayOwing pkyOwblg playOwing
Owing to Agricultures unexpected uno peeted vie victory vietory vietory ¬
tory toryV toryover V over the Commerce and Labor tribe tribein tribeIn tribein
in the th I Departmental > circuit day b beror beroryuterday before beforeyssterdy for foryesterday
yesterday both the Commissioners and andPostoffice andPo andPoetoftice
Postoffice Po totftee nines Jilt I1nes h have ve a show for the theflag theflag theflag
flag Poeloffle e it is conceded caooe ed has a apoor 11poor apoor
poor chance for the bunting buntin but while whilethere wbllethere whilethere
there is lite lif there is hope and a few fewmore fewmore fswmore
more surprises like the one handed out outby outby outb7
by the Farmers will put the Laborius Laboriusdown Laborlt Laborltdown Labor1tdown
down the ladder ladderJust ladderJt ladderJust
Just how Imuch much V Commerce and Labors Laborsdefeat lAbocsdert Laborsdefeat
defeat of Wednesday can be charged to toovereonftdcnce tooveroonftclenee toovoreonhidsuce
overeonftdcnce on the part of the Labor Laborites LaborHes LaborItee
ites is a matter of speculation but there thereis thereis thereIs
is no doubt but that this element ell1 nt entered enteredInto enteredInto enteredinto
Into the result The Laborites had so sopinned aopinnod sopinned
pinned their faith on winning easily easilythat easilythat easilythat
that when they fell behind and nd failed togot to togot togot
got a man around as the game progressed progressedthey prorrMsedthey progressedthey
they actually tulI got blue around the mouth mouthAs mouthA mouthAs
As A pointed out beore in this column the theshort theshort j jshort
short schedule this thl season fiMUK in the Clerks Clerksleague Clocksleque Clerksleauo
league is going to aid or hurt the teams teamsand toamand teamsand
and a club tat dt gets a a lead of one or ortwo trtwo ortwo
two games will have the beet of the argu argument argument argumeet
ment but there can be no loafing loafingFerguson loafingFerguwon loafingV
V Ferguson the the twentyyearold pitch pitcher ¬
er on the Postoffice POi1tofl ce team who re reently recently j jrently
rently was given lven a tryout with Wallle WallleWarrens WallieWarrens WallleVrrens
Warrens WarrensVFnkfort VFnkfort Frankfort Ky K club has a abrother abrother abrother
brother two years his senior nior who is isplaying IsvllLlng Isplaying
playing professional ball with an inde independent Independent Independant ¬
pendent team In Detroit where he h re resides resides rea ¬
a sides He also lao has u younger brother brotherwho brotherwhO brotherwho
who has not manifested any an interest in inthe inthe Inthe
the game as yet Ferguson is I a hard hardworker hardworker hardworker
worker but the love of baseball baae AlJ seams seamsto Hfilmto seemsto
to run through trie family as his hismother hillmother hismother
mother and sisters are regular specta spectators spectators speetators ¬
tors at the Department League games gamesand gamesand ames amesand
and root when Forgie clouts the ball ballto ballto ballto
to some far nook in the field fieldTha fteldThe fieldThe
The Commercial National Bank is lead leading leAdIng leading ¬
ing the Bankers ankcre league with a clean cleanslate cleansJate cleanslate
slate and from the play playolncod evinced by this thisaggregation thisaggr8pU thisaggregation
aggregation aggr8pU Oft they ar are < liable to tofinh finish the theseason theeaaon theseason
season in front with out a defeat rho TheMayne rhoI rhoMne
Mayne I ne brothers are the strong men of ofthis ofthJs ofthis
this team and should they ever stay stayaway stayaway stayaway
away away from a game ga It would make a big bigdifference bi bidltteranee bigT
T difference and might prove fatal fatalThe fatalTht fatalTh
The Th Farmers armon scored the first shutout shutoutof shutoutat shutoutof
of the season S UOn in the Departmental League LeagueYum LoaguoYum IaguoYum
Yum Moreland has turned down his hisoffer hisoffer hisoffer
offer from Frankfort Ky and will stay stayIn stayin stayIn
In Washington this thl season unless unle s lie liereceives HereQelvos liereceives
receives a better offer from Wallle WallleWarren WallJeWarren WallIef
f Warren or from parties connected with withthe withtho withthe
the Newark teamin the TrJState League Leaguewho Loaguevbo Leaguewho
who vbo have been after Moroland lately latelyYum latelyYumH latelyTurn
Turn YumH Is not anxious to leave the city cityas cityas cityas
as he holds a good job In the Census CensusOffice COOS COOSOffice CensusOffice
Office and has a host of good friends friendsamong friendamong frIendsI
I among his fellowclerks but should he heTget hegot heV
V got what he thinks is proper in the way wayof wayot wayof
of salary he hI will pack his grip and andekidoo andskidoo andT
T skidoo ekidooJohnnie skidooJohnnie ekldooJohnnle
Johnnie Priest Prlestls Is playing good ball ballfor ballfor ballfor
for Danville and In Saturdays game gameconnected gameconnlOtcd gamecoflflSOtOd
connected with the ball for three hits hitsIts hitsn6 hitsIts
Its hitting which the fans in these thesesmall thesesmall thesesmall
small towns want and its dollars to todoughnuts todoughnuts todoughnuts
doughnuts as long aa Johnnie soaks soaksthe soaksthe soaksthe
the leather he will be absent from our ourfair ourfair ourfair
fair city But should his batting fall off offwe of ofwo offwe
we refuse to predict what might happen happenWhen happenWhen happenWhen
When In the course of human events eventsit eventsit eventsIt
it becomes necessary to chronicle the do doIngs doInJs doV
V Ings of the Suburban League bo it itknown Itknown Itknown
known to all mankind that Ollie Clark ClarkIs ClarkIs ClarkIs
Is playing a game In right field for Sil Silver snver Silvol ¬
ver Spring that entities him to honorable honorablemention honorablemantlon honorablemention
mention and makes It possible to enroll enrolllite onrollhfaname enrollbi
lite hfaname bi name on tho books of the Sons of ofSerst otSWItt ofsATgt
Serst S TSt Bobbins obblns bbins the th ventriloquist who whois whoIs whoIs
is managing nls1nS tho th Bonslon ngIon alon Bureau team teamblames teamblames teamblames
blames this wet weather on the comet cometwhich cometwhich cometwhich
which has long since passed from our ourmidst ourmidst ourmidst
midst Tell us Sergeant did the comet cometmake cometmake cometmake
make your our ball team bump the bumps bumpsSilver bumpsSlIver bumpsV bumpsSilver
Silver Spring has surely hit the tobog toboggan toboglan toboggan ¬
gan with a a thud for in the last couple
of games the th Spring ladsMmve ladshave exhibited exhibitedBn exhibitedanything
anything Bn V thin or but tho the nciinl usual tinnvnnv buo buoancy aney and andSlu1ghtliness andsprlghuines5 nnrl I I Isprightliness
sprightliness that tha t is fitting for lthlS this period periodof periodof
of the year oar The Blue and Gray pine pinehas ninehRs pinehas I
has dropped from first rst to fourth by los losing losIng losIng ¬
ing the last four games gamesNoone gamosNoone gamesNoose
Noone of ot o St Stephens and Schwelg Schwelglor Sohwelglor Schwelgbr
lor of Tanslewood are tied for premier premierhonors premierhonofl promierhonors
honors in base stealing In the Olympia OlympiaLeague OlympiaJooguc OlympiaLoaguc
League Both boys have pilfered ten tentacks tenatcks tenracks
tacks aplaca apia In the last five games and andseem andseem andseem
seem likely to keep up their good work workfor worktor workfor
for the rest of the season seasonBurrell soasonBurrell seasonBurroll
Burrell the sorrelltopped sorre pped twirler of the theTennallytown theTennallytown theTennallytown
Tennallytown tribe blew into the Olym Olympia Olymvia Olympia ¬
pia circuit like a March storm letting lettingTanglewood lettln lettlnTangJewood lettingTanglewood
Tanglewood down with only five hits and andfanning an antannins anfanning
fanning seventeen thereby establishing establishingft establishingnew
ft new atrlkeout record for this league leagueRawlings loaguoRawlings leagueRawllngs
Rawlings of Tanglowood and Sullivan Sullivanof
of the Olives are tied for second place placefor placetor placefor
for the honor of making the greatest greatestnumber g1aatestnumber greatestnumber
number of strikeouts each Ilch having havingfanned havIngfanned havingfanned
fanned fifteen batters battersThe battersThe battersThe
The Madeira team which replaced the theNortheast theNortheast theNortheast
Northeast club In the Olympia League Leaguedoesnt LeaguedO Leaguedoesnt
doesnt dO Snt app appuar ar to be much stronger than thanthe thantho thanthe
the club which It succeeded The league leagueofficials leagueofficials leagueofficials
officials should help the weak teams and andeven andeven andeven
even up the race as much as a possible possibleNoone vosslbleNoone possibleNoone
Noone of St Stephens is the leading leadingirun loadingrun leadingrun
irun run Bettor In the Olympia circuit having havingcrossed hflVInScrossed havingcrossed
crossed the plate eight times to date dateAfter dateAfter dateAfter
After going through five games without withoutgetting withoutgetting withoutgetting
getting a hit or anything that resembled resembleda
a hit J Meyers of the Peck team teamoraoked toomoraolted teamcracked
cracked out three safe ones in Saturdays Saturdaysgame SaturdaySgamo Saturdaysgame
game with Mainline MainlineRob HamUneRob HamitneRob
Rob Roy Mackey Mackeyhas has been passing the thehat thehat thehat
hat around tho last few evenings at the theSunday theSunday theSunday
Sunday School League Nobody knows knowsI knowbetter knowsbetter
I better how to get money out of a crowd crowdthan crowdthn crowdthan
than Maekey and tho league leag e would be beindeed boIndeed beindeed
indeed fortunate if they could obtain his hisservices hissonlcos hisservices
services throughout the season
Tho two marine players Snyder and andLltz andLltz andLltz
Lltz who appeared for the first time this thisweek thisweek thisweek
week In the Sunday School League Wednosda Wednosday Wed Wednesday ¬
nesday nosda look to ba real stars They both bothhit bothhit bothhit
hit the ball hard Snyder getting two twotriples twotrlplos twotriples
triples and a double in three times up upwhile upwbUe upwhile
while Litz made three singles in five fivetimes fivetimes fiveUmes
times to bat batTho batTho batThe
Tho Bloomlngdalo baseball bfk ban team will willlineup willUneup willlineup
lineup against the strong Falls Church Churchnine Churchnine Churchnine
nine at Falls Church Va Saturday aft afternoon artornoon af t ternoon ¬
ernoon at 530 530Owing 530Owing 530Owing
Owing to cancellation can collation the Laurel lurel base baseball basebRll basebail ¬
ball team is without a game for Satur Saturday Saturday Saturday ¬
day Juno IS and would like to hear hearfrom hearfrom hearfrom
from somo strong team t flm for that date dateThe datoThe dateThe
The Marines or Capital City League Leagueteams Leagueteam Leagueteams
teams preferred Guarantee of full ex expenses oxposses x xpense ¬
posses is made by the Marylanders Ad Address AddrHl Address ¬
dress William T Folge Fol e Laurel Md MdA Mdpostponed MdA
A postponed game will be played at atCapital atCapital atCapital
Capital City Park this evening at 510 510when 610wben 510when
when the St Stephens and Aloysius Aloyslusclub Aloysiusdub Aloysiusclub
club nine will cro cross bats Should Mana Manager Manager Mariager ¬
ger Lultichs outfit put one over on the theChurchmen theChurchmen theChurchmen
Churchmen tho Cornell Company would wouldthen wouldthen wouldthen
then be tied for first place placeSherman placeSherman placeSherman
Sherman Greene the crack Indian Indiantwlrier Indiant1rior Indiantwirler
twirler who made such a fine no showing showingwith showingwith showingwith
with the Catholic University team this thisspring thisspring thisspring
spring left town Monday Monda afternoon to toJohn tojoin tojoin
join the Montgomery club His parents parentswho parentswbo parentswho
who reside in this city stated to a repro representative reprosentatlve reprosentative ¬
sentative of The Washington WRShln ton Herald that thatGreene thatGreene thatGreene
Greene has l left ft town to accept a posi position position positioji ¬
tion but said they did not know the thenature thenatur thenature
nature of the work His effective work workon workon workon
on the slab this year has made him himmuch himmueh himmuch
much sought after by minor league leaguescouts la leaguescouts e escouts
scouts and there is no question but what whathe whatbe whathe
he will make good goodORPHANS goodORPHANS goodORPHANS
St Johns Boys Win VJn Olilfiialiionccl OlilfiialiioncclSlngginET Ohltual1lonetlSlnJ11ng OltifusijionedSlugging
Slugging 3In Match < cli from Round Tops TopiSt Top TopSt TopsSt
St St Johns Orphanage team which whichclaims whichclaims whichclaims
claims the championship of Alexandria AlexandriaCounty AlexandriaCounty AlexandrtaCount
County Count for boys eight years old are arekeeping arek arekeepIng
keeping k eplng up U their > ir good work as was wa tee testified te tetifted teetifled ¬
tified yesterday when they tho defeated the thestrong thestrong thestrong
strong Round Tops S to 18 While the thescore theseare thescore
score seems eas rather large thoro hero was con considerable considerable considerable ¬
siderable interest to the game The little littleorphans littleorphans littleorphans
orphans rooted hard for their favorites favoritesand l1Yo faritusand tte tteand
and the visitors had 8 a good number of ofwell orwilli ofwell
well wishers St St Johns has not lost a ante aDe agane
gane nte this thu year and Manager Thomas ThomasSwallow ThomRsswanow ThomasSwallow
Swallow declares they shall keep up their theirreputation theirreputatiOn theirreputation
reputatiOnThe reputationThe reputation reputationThe
The honors belong beiong to Reed who pitched pitchedand pitchedand pitchedand
and fielded elded admirably Quite an n interest interestis
is t taken in these games by the soldiers soldiersfrom soldierstrom soldiersfrom
from Fort Myer who are always willing willingto wnlfn wnlfnto
to teach the youngsters YOI bsters new tricks St StJohns StJohna StJohns
Johns is to play the team from Fort FortMyer FortMyer FortMyer
Myer Saturday afternoon Att noon on the Orphan Orphanage Orphanase Orphanage ¬
age grounds and all the youngsters for formite torml formIIe
mite ml around expect to attend Either EitherDick EitherDttk EitherDick
Dick Burnham or Randy Reed will willdo wHldo willdo
do the pitching for the St Johns team teamFollowing te teamFollowIng m mFollowing
Following is the lineup of the two clubs clubsBound clubsRound clubsRound
Round Tops TopaV W King first base Burke Burkeshortstop Burkeshortstop Burkeshortstop
shortstop Esbey left field Hurley cen center center conter ¬
ter field L Wise catch Hyman third thirdbase thirdbase thirdbase
base I L Wise right field Kemp second secondbase secondhue secondbase
base W V King pitch St JohnsJ Bid Biddie BIddie Biddie
die first base Riley shortstop Smith Smithleft Smithlett Smithleft
left field Knotts center field Burr Burrcatch Burrcatch Burrcatch
catch Henry third base N Biddle right rightfleld rightfield rightfield
field Magill lIa 1IJ second base Reed pitch pitchFACULTY pitchFACULTY pitchFACULTY
Rival Colored Nines Will 111 Clash on onDiamond onDlnUlOlld onDinniond
Diamond Tomorrovr TomorrovrThe TonlorrowThe ToniorrowThe
The grade teachers baseball team of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the tenth eleventh twelfth and thir thirteenth thirteenth thirteenth ¬
teenth divisions of public schools will willplay wmplay wiltplay
play the faculty team of o the M u Street Streetand Streetand Streetand
and Armstrong High Schools at Amen American Amrlcan Amencan ¬
can League Park tomorrow at 4 p m mA mA rnA
A battle royal is looked for as both bothteams bothteam bothteams
teams are evenly matched In the propor proportion propor proportion proporlion ¬
tion of old stars starsCapt starsCapt starsCapt
Capt G Cromwell Wilkinson and Capt CaptJohnnie CaptJohnnie CaptJohnnie
Johnnie Wilkinson will load tho rival rivalteams rIvalteAmlil rivalteams
teams High school players pla > ers who have havestarred havestarred havestarred
starred In past years on the diamond are areChris areChrl areChris
Chris Williams Prof Amos Maurice MauriceClifford MauriceClifford MauriceClifford
Clifford Pop Murray and Bennie BennleWashington BennieWaahlngton BonnieWashington
Washington WashingtonThe WashingtonThe WaahlngtonThe
The Interior team leading IORdln the Depart Departmental Departmental Departmental ¬
mental Baseball League Is composed of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the pick of the players pla ers who compose the thegrade thogratle thegrade
grade schoolteachers team The net pro proceeds proceeds procoeds ¬
ceeds of the game are to go to tho treas treasj treasury troasury
j ury of the Teachers Benefit and Annuity AnnuityAssociation AnnuityAuoelatton AunultyAssociation
Association The game Is being conducted conductedunder conductedunder conductedunder
under the auspices of the Interscholastic InterscholastlcAthletic InterscholasticAthletic InterscholasticAthietic
Athletic Association Lineup follows followsHigh followsllSlh followsIU5h
High School Sool Faculty twm teamWuhington Washlngton and Mor Morten Morton IIr IIrtoa ¬
ten rteht fteId eid William left field Hartgrorc cen center center cmitsr ¬
ter 8rid A A1IW8 os firt t base Cromwell second base baseCttfferd baseCHftOI basecligorti
Cttfferd CHftOI third baw baNi be Hwdcnxm ehwtstop 0 C CWUkiMon CWUldlllOll CWihiuson
WUkiMon captain catcher Murray pitcher pitcherGrtde vlteherGrido Iuber IuberG
Grtde G de School teamSan teamTOf right field Campbell Campbelland Campbellaad Cemphelland
and Greene Gree e left Md Wormier center field J JWaste JWUlctMota 3WUieiogt
Waste WUlctMota captain ca talD fint base bt i Walker second base baseBruee basci basciDnNMJ basePress
Press third bate b bej Wmtnlejr shortstop a orlstCIPi Montgomery Montgomerycatcher MontgomflYtctel Mentgenrnmtcher
catcher tctel Key and Buses pitchers pit t htL
Claim Claim They TI1 y Stand Ready to Give GiveCardinals GiveCardlnnla GiveCardinals
Cardinals a Game GameSporting GameSportfDg GameSporting
Sporting Editor The Washington Herald HeraldDear HeraldDear heraldDear
Dear Sir SirIn In yesterday mornings edi edition edition edttion ¬
tion of your paper the Cardinal Athletic AthleticClub AthleticClub AthleticClub
Club of Alexandria challenged any team teamIn teamIn teamIn
In Washington except except the Olympia Ath Athletic Athletic Athletic ¬
letic Club claiming that the Olympia OlympiaAthletic OlympiaAijtlet1e OlympiaAtiletic
Athletic Club has cold feet arid that thatI
I have refused to give him a game gameThe gameTho gameThe
The Cardinals had two games sched scheduled schedulod schedulod ¬
ulod with the Olympia Athletic Club for forMay forMa forMay
May Ma > 30 but on on the he Sth Sth th I received a a letter lettersaying lettersnylng lettersaying
saying they the could not play playWe pia piaVe playWe
We Ve went to Alexandria Ale andrla the 5th of June Juneand Juneand Juneand
and were received In a very unsports unsportsmanlike unsport3manllke unsportzmanlike ¬
manlike manner mannerIf mannerIf mannerIf
If Manager Schofield will write to me mehimself mehimself ruehimself
himself and not sepd verbal messages messagesI
I will be only too glad to give him an anopen anopon anopen
open date As to having cold feet the theOlympia theOlympia theOlympia
Olympia Athletic Club plays p1a s the Marines Marinesnext Marinesnext Marinesnext
next Thursday 1 doubt very much if ifthe Itthe ifthe
the Cardinals have ever played anybody anybodyIn anybodyIn
In that class Very truly yours yoursW JO yoursv rfI rfIW
W v A SWAN SWANlluajer SWANUlD3ier SWANMasager
lluajer Olympia Athletic dub ClubI Clubi tlubI
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JeffriesJohnson e fles 0 nson Fight I IThe V VThe SSz SSzHe ff ffSSz
The Biggest Story in the t e World at a the Moment MomentREX MomentREX MomentV MomentI V
V He will not handle the technical details detailsthese these will be covered by expert sporting reporters at the ringside and telegraphed by rounds through the medium of oft11e the sev several several several ¬
eral press associations associationsbut but he will give you a vivid word picture of the battle on July 4 put you in immediate touch with the human interest phases of it give you the thepsychological thepsychological thepsychological
psychological conclusions and analyze the idea back of the event No writer yriter is better fitted than Rex Beach for a task like this In the first place he is himself one of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the best amateur boxers in the United States He is an allaround trained athlete He knows the West he knows her people he has felt the hot blood of experience experiencein experience experiencein
in n his veins from actual contest with that vanishing frontier spirit which has so thrilled and finally made up what today typifies the blood and sinew of our American life lifeTORY lifeA lifeA
Do you recall his description of the GansHerman fight at Tonjopah printed in Everybodys EV rybodys Magazine in April 1907 If you read it of course you y yen u recall it for it itwas itwas itwas
was a classic of its kind The editor of Everybodys said of it at the time It happens to be the most virile piece of writing we have had since the first installment of ofthe ofthe V Vthe
the Lawson series And he said recently in giving permission V for the reproduction of certain portions of that descriptive story uIn In my opinion this article stands as asone asone asone
one of the best pieces of reporting ever done in this country a
Rex Elllngwood Beach Is a comparatively young youngman youngman youngman
man but butho ho has had a career so far that compares comparesfor compares comparestor
for vlsltudes in some degree with that of Mark MarkTwain MarkTwain MarkTwain
Twain and perhaps this resemblance of experience experiencepartly experioncepartly experiencepartly
partly accounts for the genuineness of his humor and andthe andthe andthe
the grip and reality with which he writes in his plays playsand plaY8and playsand
and stories atorlosMr storlosMr storiesMr
Mr Beach who la now thirtytwo years old was wasborn wasborn wasborn
born on a 8 farm in Michigan in 1877 but most or orhis orhis ofhis
his youth was spent in Florida where here he attended attendedcollege attendedcollege attendedcollege
college He went to Chicago Chiol go to study law but was wasswept was8wept wasswept
swept away wa in the great wave of excitement over overthe oerthe overthe
the discovery of gold in the Klondike region and andgiving andgiving andgiving
giving up his legal prospects sailed for Alaska on onfour ontour onfour
four days notice That was in the late fall of qt the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first season of gold prospeotlng in the North and andthe andthe andthe
the United States was filled with horror at the reports reportsof
of famine and the soariety of all kinds of things In InAlaska InAlaska inAlaska
Alaska Mr Beach had to travel with scant pro provisions provIsions provisions ¬
visions both for financial reasons and because of ofthe orthe otthe
the necessity for making haste hasteIn hasteIn hasteIn
In trying to get up to Dawson the boat in which whichMr whIchMr whichMr
Mr Beach and his party traveled was stranded on ona ona ona
a a bar and they were compelled to turn back down downthe downthe 1ownthe
the river where a new camp was being built builtMn buntMrl builtMn
Mn Beach was compelled to remain there two years yearsand yearsand yearsarid
and he and those with him were reduced to the ex expedient expedient oxpedient ¬
pedient of trying to induce passengers on the steam steamboat steamboat steamboat ¬
boat to Dawson to grubstake them He got away awayat awayat awayat
at last and began mining operations In earnest earnestThe earnestThe earnestThe
The first thing be did was to choose a partner In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the depths of whoso clear eye he saw unfaltering unfalteringtruth unfalteringtruth unfalteringtruth
truth and rectitude This partner proved to be a asneak nsnealc asneak
sneak thief who had been driven out of Seattle S tUe and andthe andthe andthe
the connection was dissolved The next partner was wasnot wasnot 88 88not
not much of an improvement on the first for he heturned 11eturned beturned
turned out to be an 6xwhaler who had mutinied on onHersohel onHersohel onHerschel
Hersohel Island helped to kill ei t aeral varal 2ral of the ships shipsofficers shipsomeera shipsollicers
officers and was wanted for or arson somewhere on o the theupper theupper theupper
upper river Ho no was found robbing sluices in the thespring thespring thespring
spring and Mr Beachs confidence In human nature naturewas naturewas naturewas
was Impaired ImpairedMr impaIredMr ImpairedV
V Mr Beach tells how in order to repair his for fortunes tortunes fortunes ¬
tunes he joined with two college boys and began to tochop tochop tochop
chop wood for steamers His partners were honest honestthis honostI honestthis
this time but after suffering torture from mosquitoes mosquitoesand mosquitoesand mosquitoesand
I and lack of food and having chopped off at all the tftetoes tTletoes thetoes
toes they could spare they were compelled to dls dlspoo dlsC diepo
poo po > C I of their wood at the ruinous price of 510 10 a acord acord acord
cord although they began by asking 40 Among Amonghis Amonghis AmonghIs
his other adventures he was shipwrecked on his way wayto wayto wayto
to Nomo in the early days and drifted on Bering BeringSea BeringSea BeringSea
Sea for throe days da s and nights without food After Afterthis Atterthis Afterthis
this he reached success but he suppresses this part partof partat partof
of his biography on tho ground that the story of ofmans ormans ofmans
mans success does not compare in Interest with the thetale thetale thetale
tale of his hard luck Altogether ho was in inAlaska InAlaska inAlaska
Alaska five years and saw the game through from frombeginning frombeginning frombeginning
beginning to ond
Extracts of Beachs story of the theCansHerman theGansHerman theGansHenman
CansHerman fight reprinted from fromEverybodys tromEverybods fromEverybodys
Everybodys April 1907 by special specialpermission speclalpermission specialpermission
permission permissionYou permissionYou permissionYou V
You condemn pugilism as brutal de debasing debasing debasing ¬
basing demoralizing but did you OU ever eversee eversee evergee
see a fight If so did you analyze analyzeyour nnalzo nnalzoI analyzeyour
your feelings did you study the man manat manat manat
I at your elbow as Intently as you OU did didthe didthe didthe
the men Inside Insl e the ropes Did you younote younoto younote
note the effect of the fight upon them themboth themboth themboth
both and upon yourself at tho time timeand timeand timeand
and afterward In other words did didyou didyou didyou
you think To you who have a well wellset welleset wellset ¬
set prejudice against the game this thisstory thisstory thisstory
story Is told not as an argument for foror foror foror
or against but as a n picture It is the theauthors thea theauthors
authors a thors province to observe and per perhaps perhaps perhaps ¬
haps to analyze a bit I question his hisright hisright hisright
right to moralize much It Is the duty dutyof dut dutat dutyof
of at us all to know 1m ow the thing we con condemn condemn condemn ¬
demn to see It as it is If not with our ourown ourown ourown
own then with anothers eyes Weare We Weare Ye Yeare
are a a strong race willing to face facetruth facetruth facetruth
truth to know conditions I give you youwhat youwhat ou ouwhat
what I saw I do not draw conclu conclusions concJusrons concluefons ¬
sions they are obvious You are the theJudges thojudges thejudges
Cartoonists have us familiar familiarwith
with the pugilist as a type We know knowthe knowthe knowthe
the thick neck the granite Jaw the theconical thec9nlcal thec9nical
conical head with ears far back and andthe andthe andthe
the face of a simian As a matter of offact offact offact
fact no real fighter ever looked like likethat likethat likothat
that Indeed in its entirety the pop popular popular popular ¬
ular Idea of a a prize fighter Is erron erroneous erroneous erroneous ¬
eous The prize fighter belong to a adistinguished adlsUn adistinguished
distinguished dlsUn Ulshed and gentlemanly cult cultKe culti cultHe
i He is rather a fine appearing appearingperson appearingpersoni person personquite personquite
i quite on a par with literary litera people peopleand peopleand peopleand
and much healthier healthierAlthough healthierAlthough healthierAlthough
Although he has fought some hun hundred hundred hundred ¬
dred battles Gans showed no marks markssave markssa markssave
save sa V one His features were wer as per perfect perI perfeet ¬
I feet as when he began his nose nos a as asstraight asstraIght anV
V straight and firm He bore no scars scarson scarson scarson
on head or face or limb his teeth teethwere teethwere teethwere
were as white and even as If L cast castfrom castII
V from porcelain no vein on his body bodywas bodywas
II i was wa enlarged largcd or broken His skin was waslike WMlike waslike
like brown satin his Joints as small smalland smalland smalland
and true as ever ver Only In one spot did didhe didhe didh
he h show a trace Tho bones at the
back of his hands were bunched and andcrooked andcrooked andcrooked
crooked where he had shattered them themand themand themand
and driven them together Name a afootball afootbl111 afootball
football player who has played pla oo one oneseason oneseason oneseason
season on varsity with as clean a abody abod abody
body bod Show a baseball player who whohas whohas tho thohas
has made the university letter and andwho andwho andwho
who Is maimed as little As to his hisface hisface histaco
face I saw nothing brutal In It He Heimpressed HeImpressed HeImpressed
impressed me as a 0 quiet wellman wellmannered weUmannered wellmannered ¬
nered intelligent colored man hu humorous humorous bemorous ¬
morous and shrewdly observant At Attimes Attimes Attimes
times a 0 plaintive wrinkle puckered his hisbrow hisbrow hisbrow
brow as a if this were all a a very tire tiresome tiresome tiresome ¬
some proposition and not worth orth the thepunishment thepunishment thepunishment
punishment it entailed entailedAs entailedAs entailedAs
As we entered an hour before the thefight thefight thefight
fight the carpenters walked out on onthe onthe onthe
the opposite side sideSpecial sideSpecial sideSpecial
Special trains brought In men from fromother fromother fromother
other camps while out from the hid hidden hidden hidden ¬
den valleys came many more break breakIng breakIng breaking
Ing through drifts or driving their theircars theircars theircars
cars across the desert They The came cameIn camein camein
In fur coats and chauffeurs leather leathertill leathertill leathertill
till the town already full fulll bulged at atits atIts atits
its seams and leaked In through tun tunnels tunnels tunrids ¬
nels rids beneath tho banks of seats we weJammed wejammed WOjammed
Jammed our way m out into the center centerwhere centorwhere centerwhere
where the ring stood a ropeguarded ropeguardedplatform ropebUardodplntform ropeguardedplatform
platform padded with two Inches of offelt oftelt offelt
felt beneath a a tightstretched canvas canvaswhich cauvaswhich canvaswhich
which showed like a patch of snow snowAround snowAround snowAround
Around this were rows of stalls the thechairs thechairs thechairs
chairs in which sold for 25 The re remaining remaIning remaining ¬
maining seats diminished In price prlc In Inthe Inthe inthe
the lower in price till tho topmost topmostones topmostones topmostones
ones brought 5 Tho shouting of pro programme pr prgramme programme
gramme boys the shifting of chairs chairsand chairsand chairsand
and the tramping of numberless thick thicksoled thlcksoled thicksoled
soled boots made mad the hollow floor rum rumble rumble rumble ¬
ble beneath the high roof like a split splitting splitting splitting ¬
ting glacier glacierA
A handsome modestly gowned mu mulatto mulatto mulatto ¬
latto woman forced her way into a aringside arinltslde aringside
ringside box near by byThats byThats byThats
Thats Mrs Cans said my friend friendand friendand friendand
and shes the bestlooking girl In Inthe Inth inthe
the th house She doublediscounts these theseScattered thesthandpainted thesehandpained
handpainted ones doesnt she sheScattered sheScattered
Scattered through the acres of white whiteStetson whiteStetson whitcStetson
Stetson bats were women In furs of ofevery orevery ofevery
every color In headgear of every everystyle eerystyle everystyle
style from shabby bonnets to opera operahoods operahoods operahoods
hoods Near by were two tw English Englishmen Englishmen Englishmen ¬
men clean ruddy fellows in great greatcoats grentcoats greatcoats
coats of wombat fur their red cheeks
showing lurid and Inflamed beneath beneaththe beneaththe beneaththe
the strange light They were closely closelyhedged clOielyhedged closelyhedged
hedged about with other men and yet yetthey yetthey yetthey
they remained aloof and segregated segregatedfrom sCgTegatedtram segregatedfrom
from the rest by an Indefinable line lineof Uneof lineot
of demarcation High up on our right rightsat rightsat rightsat
sat a big man with long drooping droopingcomedy droopingcomed droopingcomedy
comedy comed mustache who belched forth forthroar forthroar forthroar
roar upon roar at regular intervals intervalsthe Intervalsthe Intervalsthe
the sound rising above other noises noiseslike noisesUke noiseslike
like the bellow of a bull walrus Be Between Between Between ¬
tween yells ho chewed gum excitedly excitedlyHe excitedlyHe excitedlyHe
He saw no one about him but gave gavetongue gavetongue gavetongue
tongue when the spirit moved movedThe movedThe movedThe
The photographer called the two twoprincipals twoprlOclpals twoprincIpals
principals aside they stopped step d out of oftheir ottheir oftheir
their bath robes and posed an instant instantIn InstantIn instantin
In the freezing air then were wrapped wrappedabout wrappedabout wrappedabout
about again Beneath the strange strangeglow strangeglow strangeglow
glow both bodies looked to be of near nearly nearly nearly ¬
ly tho same hue The referee said a afew afew afew
few words to them V the voice volc of the themultitude themultitude themultitude
multitude died he waved his hand handand handand handand
and the ring cleared leaving only onlythose onlythose onlythose
those three inside The gong sound sounded sounded sounded ¬
ed and the fighters came forth naked nakedto nakedto nakedto
to the waist like their predecessors predecessorsI redeccssors redeccssorsI
I saw now of what stuff champions championsarc
arc made The pair that had gone be before betore before ¬
fore had been clever but these ware waredifferent waredifferent weredifferent
different Every muscle was full and androunded androunded androunded
rounded They had no weakness In Inthem Inthem inthem
them anywhere their bodies were like likeperfectly likeperfectly likeperfectly
perfectly assembled machines More Moreover Mor Morover Moreover ¬
over this contest seemed to lack the thebrutality thebrutality thebrutality
brutality of the other although I Iknew Iknew Iknew
knew It to be actually actual more fierce It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was like the play of cats In which whichgrace whichgrace whichgrace
grace and science hid the menace menaceThey menaC1bey menaceThey
They moved easily easl quietly QuleU hesitating hesitatingfight hesltntln hesltntlnthen hesitatingthen
then clashing suddenly They did not notfigbt notlight
fight with their hands but with their theirwhole theirwhole theirwhole
whole bodies and with an apparent apparentabandon apparontabandon apparentabandon
abandon that really carried the great greatest greatest greateat ¬
est measure of caution They came cameclose cameclose cameclose
close to whero I sat and at tho fan fancied fancied fancied ¬
cied opening Gans drove a fearful fearfulblow fO fearfulblow Iful Ifulblow
blow at the boy With the th effort his hisface hisface hisface
face which had been a n wooden mask masktill masktill masktill
till now lighted fiercely fierc ly but as the theKid theIld theKid
Kid blocked the blaze died out as sud suddenly suddnly suddenly ¬
denly as It had come His Hi eyes be became became became ¬
came brown glass of baffling dullness dullnesswithout dullncsswithout dullnesswIthout
without depth or feeling f olfng only his hisbrow hisbrow hisbrow
brow was wrinkled Plaintively
I have noticed that th t a a crowd will willshout willshout
shout loudest at those blows that do
not land or that are blocked In time timeas timeaLe timea
as a if it gloried more mor In the Impulse Impulseand fmpul fmpulseand o oand
and the effort l Iort than in Inthe the effect effectOn effectOn effectOn
On every side men were smiling smilingSome
Some trembled and shook but still etfllthey etmthey stillthey
they smiled The wealth wO ltn represented representedby
by the newmade millionaires in the theboxes theboxes theboxes
boxes close by was staggering for forhere torher forbore
here her wag the flower of the desert and andI
I tried to study them as round after afterround aftorround afterround
round passed by J fAt JAt JAt
At one time lmo tho negro ne o struck Her Herman Herman er erman ¬
man after the bell had rung where whereupon whereupon whereupon ¬
upon they rose in their seats hissing hissingand hissingand hissingand
and shouting Foul Ho had started startedthe startedthe startedthe
the blow bio as the sound reached him himand himand himand
and could not stop it it1 but apologized apologizeddumbly apologizeddumbly apologizeddumbly
dumbly Had the Kid I d been minded mindedto mindedto mindedto
to stagger at this blow and fall he hewould hewould hewould
would have won 12000 In a breath breathtogether breathtogther breathtogether
together with tho lightweight cham championship championship citampionship ¬
pionship of the world for the decision decisionwould decisionwould decisIonwould
would have b8 gone to him without withoutdoubt withoutdoubt withoutdoubt
doubt But instead he smiled and andshook andshook andshook
shook his hl head headAt hlldAt headAt
At another time I heard a shrill shrillvoice shrillol shrillvoice
voice ol < < a at my In back screaming screamingGo
Go it Herman Kill the nigger niggerA
A tenyearold boy bO stood between his hisbrothers hisbrothers hisbrothers
brothers knees hiS hi tiny fists tight tighthis tighthis Ughthis
his face flushed ushedaa as with a fever The Thesight Thesight Thesight
sight sickened and shocked me more morethan morethan morethan
than anything r saw aw during the con contest contest contest ¬
test testIn testIn V Vin
In a quiet interval between rounds I Iheard Ihean Iheard
heard a reporter dictating diatatln highclass highclasspugilistic highclasspu highclasspugilistic
pugilistic pu ni5t1c literature literatureHermans literatureHermans literatureHermans
Hermans work in tho fifth was wasclassy wasclassy as asclassy
classy and he fought all over the theplace thoplaco theplace
place He stabbed the Dingo in the thegot thefoodhopper thefoodhoppor
foodhopper thre three tImes and aU but butgot butgot
got his goat then missed a right rightswing rightswing rightswing
swing to the butlers pantry by an aninch anInch anInch
inch If ho had coupled it would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have been the sunset glow for Da Dahomey Dahomey Dahomey ¬
homey but Gans didnt fall for the thegag thegag thegag
gag not hardly He ripped an upper upperthrough upperthrough upperthrough
through the Yiddish lad and put him himon himon himon
on the hop with a a right cross crossI
I had turned from the ring having havinglost havinglost havinglost
lost track of the rounds when the theman theman theman
man at my side dug his elbow into intome Intome intome
me His words were lost as pande pandemonium pandemonlum pandemonium ¬
monium had camped in the place long longsince longsince longsince
since but I saw that he was loaning loaningforward loaningtorward leaningforward
forward gripping tho board In front frontof frontot frontof
of him A change had come over the
fighters The negro moved mov d as < xa eaally eaallyas
as ever the bunches in his back rose roseswelled rosesvelled roseswelled
swelled and died away as freely and andho andho
ho struck with the same snakelike snakelikevlclousness snakelike1clousness snakelikeviciousness
viciousness but the th other had slowed slowedslightly slowedslightly slowedslightly
slightly and reeled a bit as he re retreated retreated retreated ¬
treated to a corner Gans followed followedcautiously roUowedcautiously tollowedcautiously
cautiously and when the youngster youngsterstrove 31Oungstetstroyo loungstestrove
strove to beat his way out Into the thoclear theclear thecleat
clear he drove him back The Kid Kidshielded Kidshlolded Kidshielded
shielded his faco in his hi ormaand tried triedagain triedagain triedagain
again but I saw that his opponent opponentbad opponenthad opponentbad
bad become a Q burden which ho could couldnot couldnot couldnot
not shako off He was a a weight too tooheavy toobeavy tooheavy
heavy to keep at bay bayThe bayThe bayThe
The boy burst burSt through at last but butwas butwas butwas
was forced back Into another corner cornerand cornerand cornerand
and though he fought his way out outdesperately OUtdesperately outdesperately
desperately a body blow like the theswing theswing theswing
swing of a sledgehammer sent him himback himback himback
back to the ropes Ho returned fight fightIng fighting fighttrig
Ing with every ounce left in him when whensuddenly whensuddenl whensuddenly
suddenly suddenl that instant came for which whichthis whichthis whichthis
this deadeyod deadcY d mummified mahogany mahoganymachine mahoganymachine mahoganymachine
machine had waited He whipped whippedthrough whippedthrough whiifpedthrough
through o blow that landed square squareand squareand squareand
and clean upon the th Jaw and flung tho thoKid thoKid theKid
Kid back upon tho hemp which whichsagged whichsagged whichsagged
sagged outward then threw him for forward torward forward ¬
ward at his conqueror He swung sounc a amoment nmom amoment
moment mom nt on his heels reached out outblindly outbUndly outblindly
blindly and fell The Th referee bent bentover bentover bentover
over him beating a pantomimic meas measure measure moosnrc ¬
ure with extended arm while a a sec second second seeend ¬
ond ran around outside the ropes and andfalling andfalling andfailing
falling beside him counted the fatal fatalnumbers fatalnumbers fatalnumbers
numbers into his deaf ears earsEven earsEven earsEven
Even as he struck and before nls 11lsman Iiisman nlsman
man had fallen tall en Gans dropped dropp d his
hands the tension died from his mus muscles musols mu mucbs ¬
cbs and he turned his back His Hiswork Hiswork Hiswork
work was a done Of all the yelling
thousands the calmest man was the thegaunt th thgaunt thegaunt
gaunt unsmiling negro who stood stoodwith stoodwith stoodwith
with his back to the ropes the plain plaintive plafntlvo plaintive ¬
tive wrinkle puckering his brow sug suggtsstlris BUggesUnJt suggestithr
gtsstlris that this was as work for which whichhe wht h
he had no fondness fondnessHis fondnessHis fondnessHi
His Hi wife had sat unmoved through throughout throughout throughout ¬
out the contest but as the white lad ladgroped 1adgroped ladgroped
groped blindly for support before his hiscollapse hiscOllapse hiscollapse
collapse she wrung her hands and andcried andcried V Vcried
cried criedMy
My God GodlIt GodIIt GodIt
It was the only note of pity I heard
throughout that day
You may not approve of o prizefighting comparatively few people do o But people generally read and read with zest the reports repo of great battles in the ring You Youwill YouwiII Youwill
will read Rex Beachs story of the JeffriesJohnson contest for the heavyweight championship of the world because it will be told in tn masterly style It Itwjll will have the theliterary theliterary theliterary
literary no less than the sporting quality He has been especially engaged to go to San Francisco and report this fight and readers of The Washington Herald are arethus arethus arethus
thus assured the best stories from the scene that will be printed in this territory
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