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Takes Easter Challenge Gold Medal
With 74 Card on Westward
Ho Course.
LONDON, April 16.? Jerome D. Travers,
amateur golf champion of America)
achieved his first triumph on British
soil when he won the Easter gold chal
lenge medal at Westward Ho from a
strong field of England's best amateurs.
Travers scored a 74 over the difficult
seaside course of the Royal North Devon
This performance is considered notable
here because the necessary carries on
several holes are greater than on any
other course In England. One hole re
quired a 200-yard carry from the tee.
Travers is known here to be somewhat
uncertain with his wooden clubs, and it
was anticipated that he would find se
rious trouble in a medal round. 'His
victory has. therefore, set English golf
dom talkirur about the way the famous
American adapts himself to conditions.
CHICAGO. April 1??Suits for damages
aggregating $4>5,AOO will be began in a few
days by the Federal League against live
ball players who. it will be alleged, re
fused to live up to contracts with Its
clubs. This was announced by President
} Gilmore. Blan<Sng. Killlfer and Ivahler
will bo sued for Jlj.OOO each and Wil
liam? :ind Baumsardner for |1>>,OOU each,
he said.
Nationals Handicapped by.
Failure of Gandil and Mor
gan to Hit Well.
Pitched Well Against Boston De
spite Unfavorable Weather.
Rain Bars Game Today.
i BOSTON. Mass.. April 16.?With Gandil I
and Morgan, two of the Nationals' best J
j batsmen for the past two seasons, not J
i hitting anywhere near their real form,
the team is still carrying a rather heavy I
handicap. It was the failure of this pair j
to come through in the game of yester
day which caused the Nationals* defeat.
When the two strongest offensive players
in the line-up are off their stride the pro
ductive portion of the team is decidedly
weak. Its effect is just about as harmful '
as it would be for the Athletics to have !
Collins and Baker slump. Fortunately. I
this inability to hit on the part of Morgan
and Gandil is sure to be only temporary.
In due time they are certain to get into
their stride, but until then the pitching
of Griffith's twirlers will have to be of
the highest order if many games are won.
A pitcher who ran hold a team to two
runs stands a good chance to win a lot
of games if he gets the right sort of of
fensive support, but just now this seems
out of the question because of the slump
in which both Gandil and Morgan are
floundering. For some unaccountable
reason, neither seems to be going into
the ball as is customary when they are
hitting up to their standard, but. of
course, there is no doubt that in due time
they will find their stride and perhaps
make up for lost time.
It is dou-btful if the annals of base
ball record a game being played on
a day so cold as yesterday. * it was
far below the freezing point and a fifty -
miles-an-hour east wind made the ball
park almost ' untenantable. Naturallv,
there was only a handful of people in the
inclosure. The players, of course, suf
fered from the cold, although the coach
ers appeared on the lines in their over
coats. . Both Griffith and Schaefer were
thus protected, while several members of
the Boston team played in their sweat
ers. Manager Carrigan wanted to call
the game off as early at 2 o'clock, but
he called up Owner Lannin over the
phone and was instructed to piav the
game regardless of whether there was
anybody out to see it or not. Carrigan
followed instructions and for the next !
two hours or so he and his players and
the Nationals were almost frozen stiff.
Doc Avers' performance in yesterday s
game was rather encouraging. The for
mer Richmond star had perfect control
and was effective enough to win almost
any ordinary contest. With any kind of
batting behind him he would have landed
a victory with comparative ease. Griffith
had picked Boehling to do the twirling,
but when he realized that he would be
forced to play in the extreme cold he
figured that Doc Ayers was better ntted
for the task than any of the other pitch
ers. and in this he probably made no
mistake. Ayers is pretty sure to be a
winning pitcher for the team this sea
son. The very fact that he has perfect
control makes him a competent pitcher,
for anything an opposing team gets off
him it will have to earn, which is quite
an advantage.
Had it been possible to play tudav. Joe
Boehlinp would have made his debut. Joe
contends that he is ready to go the
route at top speed.
George Foster, who pitched against the
Nationals yesterday, is undoubtedly a
| young pitcher of much ability. He seems
to have good control and a deceptive fast
I ball. He joined the Sox last fall, and
I one of his achievements was a shutout
I victory over the Athletics. He is, there
fore, not believed to be a flash in the
j pan. The Nationals hit him freely enough
in the early innings, but as the game
I progressed he tightened up. and few, in
deed. were the hard-hit balls off his de
1 livery during the last four or live in
| nings.
About the only batter among the Griff
[ men who was not fooled by Foster was
McBride. He hit safely the first two
times up and there was nothing scratchy
! about his drives, either. The other Fos
ter, however, was particularly bothered
by his namesake's delivery and had the
' distinction of fanning on three different
| occasions.
That Walter Johnson is in exceptional! v
1 good condition this spring is indicated by
his announcement yesterday morning that
his arm did not feel in the least bit lame
| or sore as a result of the game he pitched
: opening day, when hp went the entire
route at full spe?*d. He insisted that he
I eould go out and pitch another game in
| the afternoon. Griflith. of course, has no
intention of piling a lot of work on John
| son. He wants to keep him on edge, all
j season, and only in the event that there
j is a chance to land the pennant will he
be pushed to the limit in the elosing
weeks of the campaign. Johnson already
is the best drawing card in baso bali.
Whenever he is announced to pitch the
attendance increases anywhere from 2."?
to 50 per cent, regardless of what city he I
appears in. Should Johnson succeed in
starting another long string of scoreless '
innings as he did last spring he will pack
every ball park at which the Nationals
Griffith and Schaefer, who did all the
coaching during the game, wore their
long winter overcoats all the afternoon,
and the two Boston coaehers did the
same. Bven the umpires jumped around
and forgot their usual dignity in an ef
fort to keep their blood in circulation, j
Players who failed to hit the ball square- j
ly indicated that their cold hands were j
being stung by the bat. and there, was j
some delay caused by the time they re
quired rubbing their hands.
The system of having a meeting of all
the players every morning at which Grif
fith presides, and at which the faults of
the previous day are pointed out. and
plans laid for the next game, is still In
vogue. That these meetings are of great
value to the team goes without saying.
The players are very much Interested in
these sessions, and the youngsters aire
learning a lot about the game which is
new to them.
Jim Shaw pitched the final inning yes
terday and retired the side in rapid order
I on three easy plays. Shaw displayed
splendid control in that one inning, and
he seems at last to have rounded into his
best form.
Nothing is going to help put the Na
tionals in their best form so much as a
spell of hot weather. That is all the
team needs to show a fast gait. Weather
such as they have encountered most of
this spring is not intended for base ball.
Milan played a great game in center
yesterday. He had four chances, and
every one of them was difficult. On two
different occasions he robbed Speaker of
long drives by splendid sprints and catch
cs, and on another occasion Hooper seem
ed destined to get a long hit, but Milan,
after covering a lot of ground, got the
Dan Moeller is undoubtedly one of
those batters who cannot get Into his
stride until the weather gets warm. So
far this spring his hitting has not been
what was hoped for, though "he has been
fortunate enough to reach first base a
good many times. Moeller will be given
every chance to get into his stride for the
reason that he is of much help to tne
team in the field and on the bases, ana
as a run-getter classes away up.
But for the pranks which the sun
played yesterday the chances are that
the Red Sox would not have scored a
run in the second inning yesterday, when
they managed to tie the score. "*\**en
Moeller took his position in the field
there did not seem to be a chance for
any sunshine, but just when I>ewls hit
a liner in that direction Old Sol took
a peep, and Moeller did not get started
in time for the ball to handle it, with .
the result that Lewis got a two-base hit
and eventually scored. Moeller then
obtained his glasses, but he had no oc
casion to use them at any other time j
during the game.
Terkes' hit, which allowed Lewis to
score in the second, was a Texas Leaguer
over first which Moeller could not reach. .
Moeller made a quick and perfect throw j
to the plate in an effort to intercept
Lewis, who, however, beat the throw by
a short margin.
Nationals Defeated by Boston
by Score of 2 to 1.
Red Sox Pitcher Holds Griffmen
Helpless When Safeties
Mean Suns.
BOSTON, Mass.. April 18.?Whether it
was due to the extreme cold, or to the
pitching ability of George Foster, cuts
no figure, but the fact remains that the
Nationals failed to get more than one ]
run yesterday, while the Red Sox ob
tained two.
In fact, had it not been for a couple
of misplays by the Sox In the second
inning the visitors would never have
crossed the plate. This surely speaks
well for Foster's performance, though
had it been warm he might not have
fared so well. It is doubtful if a ball
game was ever before played on such
a day as yesterday. It was much be
low freezing, with a cold east wind blow
ing. and a skating contest would have
been much more appropriate.
Notwithstanding the fact that the de- ]
feat will be charged against "Doc '
Ayers. he gave a very good account of
himself. With a better break he would
at least have had a tie at the finish
of the ninth, the first run scored off
him having been the result of some rath
er poor work hy one of his teammates.
Ayers did his share, but was unfortunate
in being hooked up with Foster on a day
that the Nationals seemed unable to hit.
There were several occasions, too, when
a base hit by one of the Griffmen would |
have changed the situation materially,
hut it was at such stages of the contest
that Foster looked as formidable as a
Johnson. The most reliable hitters on
the team were his easiest marks, and,
as the score will show, but few real
drives were made off him. Players usu
ally relied upan to do the offensive work
for the Nationals fell before him like
grass before the scythe, and, what Is
more, he finished better than he started.
Scoring Starts in Second.
ft' was In the second Inning that the
scoring started, and on this occasion
both teams managed to send a run home,
though neither should have done so.
After Morgan haad been put out of the
way. Shanks was given a life by Scott,
who threw poorly to first. John Henry
came through with a clean single to
right. The ball was hit so hard that
Hooper stood a char.ce of throwing him
out at first. He made the attempt, but
the ball was wide of the mark, and
Shanks went to third and Henry to sec
ond. The stage was set for McBrlde,
and lie came through with another sharp
single to center, on which Shanks scored,
but Henry was held at third. McBride
drew a throw by starting for second,
and while lie was running between sec
ond and first Henry made a dash for the
plate, but was nailed by a short margin
and the inning was over.
In their half the Red Sox tied matters
up. The sky was cloudy when Moeller
took liis position in right field, so he left
his smoked glasses on the bench, and
thereby hangs a tale. Lewis, the first
man to face Ayres. drove a liner to right.
Ordinarily Moeller would have made the
catch, but the sun let out a ray or two
Just then and hid the bail; it got away
from Dan long enough to allow Lewis
to reach second. Ayres got rid of Gardi
ner, but by fumbling his grounder he had
to throw to lirst when he could have
picked off I^ewis at third had he handled
It cleanly. Yerkes then came through with
a clean single and sent Lewis home with
the tying run.
Boston Scores Again.
So matters stood with both pitchers
showing good form until the sixth, when
the Sox got the run which won them the
gamp. After Hooper had (lied out to
Milan, Engle drove a single to center.
Speaker came along with a hit into right,
which Moeller temporarily fumbled, but
when Speaker tried to take second on the
mishap, ho was thrown out. Ayres walked
Lewis and Gardner was lucky enough to
drop a Texas leaguer into right, on which
Engle ran home.
The locals led off the fifth and sixth
hy having the first man up get on. Mc
B ridge singled In the former inning and
Foster walked in the latter, yet neither
could be advanced because of the Inabil
ity of the succeeding batters to connect
safely with Foster s speed.
The score:
Moeller. rf. 4 ? ? ? " J
K. Foster. 311 S O 0 0 1 0
Milan, cf 4 0 1 4 0 0
Handll. lb * R ? *? ? 2
Morgan, 2b J 0 <> J * ?
Shanks. If 5 I ? T 2 S
i Hpnrv c <? 0 1 4 0 0
' McBride. ? ? 0 2 0 4 0
Ayres. p.
0 0 0 1 0
Wllllama' 1 2 2 2 o
Sbuw, 0 0 0 0 2 ?
Totals 31 1 4 24 13 O
'.?!!??* 4 0 1 0 0 0
I Fnrle lb 4 1 1 ? O l
Speaker, cf ? 0 0 2 1 0
L--wl?. If 3 * } J, ? ?
Gardner. 3b 3 0 1 0 - 1
&rlT~3b-* S i s J ?
Thomas c" 3 0 1 13 2 0
G^F?ter. p.V.V. . . 2 ^^11
Total, ? 2 0 27 9 3
?Batted for Ayres in the eighth Inning.
Washington 0 * 0 0 0 0 0 0 0?*
Sritou 01000100 * 2
Two-base hit?Lewis. Hiti-^ ATMS. ? loT
Innings: "IT Shaw, none In
h|t--G. Footer. Molen base*?O. I'Mtfr, xeritea.
Double play?Thomas and Yerkes. Left on haaes
?Washington, 4; Boston. S. First base on balls
?Off Foster. 1: off Ayres. 1. Flrat base on
errors?Wsshlngton. 2. Struck out-By toater.
a- kt Ayres. 4. Umpires?Messrs. Dloeett and
Connolly. Time of game?1 hour and 50 ml an ten.
Massachusetts Golfers Urge Drop
ping Four-Ball Hatches.
BOSTON. April 16.?A cable message
urging that Francis Oulmet. the national
champion, who is now In England, for
sake four-ball matches as possibly detri
mental to his preparation for the open
championship of Great Britain, was sent
by officials of the Massachusetts Golf
Association. -
The message was addressed to A. <J.
li-ockwood, who accompanied Ouimet,
Blue and Gray's Hurlers Seem
to Equal Any in
the East.
Many Practices ill College Base Ball
Are Censured by In
by h. c. byrd.
Georgetown has one of the best pitching
staffs in college base ball. It Is very
doubtful If there is another institution in
the east which can boast of three as
capable (lingers as those who carried the
Blue and Gray to victory In two suc
cessive games with Princeton and another
*,th ordham. They are Capt. Fienle,
j son and Kelly, and seldom it is that
three men of their ability are found on
the same college nine.
?apat>ili,ies a? well known.
^ hat he does not have as much stuff as
some of the other hurlers is admitted,
but he more than makes up for that dis
advantage by knowing better how to
rw h matter what may be said
Fienle has at least as good a chance as
any other man in college base ball to get
virttn r'"! a when he starts, pro
heJ3 ,n shape. His work has a
finish seldom seen among college plt-h
ers, and he is absolutely steady at all
tomp1tcl?OanrtC0ntr0i' a know-ledge of how
,p , an,(l a change of pace under
f? m . ?r? his main attributes- thev are
sufficient for him to win games coLst
tliourh m1 ?eor*etO?n last year.
CM J^but^^mTtfS
give? a? ba!se'on ^bnn t did not
players, X^o^
??,?rfet?wn a"<3 there is not the least
reason "Tv?,? 'mpTOVe *''b e"h
h|? T>s?n is a newcomer, this beinsr
hi. season on the hilltop, and he
has made good from the start Thos.
Blue ability before entering the
that ?? institution were confident
?"'* would prove a brilliant perform
notthat their confidence has
hf misplaced. He has worked well
SvLl ^ shown such form that it Is a
free prediction he will become one of the
ruchf?ant PiiChe,S in th??t ^nder
wonderfuUy." C??gan he shou,d develop
And the best part of the pitching staff
be ^ebnm r H 18 that ft wi" not have to
fwiLl,n u several years. Although
Fienle will be considerably missed aft^r
this spring. Tyson and Keliv have several
seasons in front of them, with the pros
them ? Thjiir *1 m?re caPabIe in each of
tnem. Their improvement, and the nc
quisition of whatever new material that
may enter, would seem to presage good
things for the Hilltoppers, as far as pitch
ing is concern, for some time to come.
The committee which investigated col
lege base ball, and made Its report at the
K m<fli"g,of the National collegiate
Athletic Association, was very strict in
anil e'Vk"3 ?f Bome of the rules
ana manj of the practices in college ball
were censured. The following list of rec
ommendations made by the committee
has been received, with the request bv
the committee that it be published:
-c "' Tb<Ls!r!ct enforcement of rule
?ffl.c,al Rulp Book- "hich de
fines the coaching rules at first and third
bases, explicitly providing that "the
it?h?Ch=I. 1 be restricted lo coaching
the base runner only, and shall not ad
; dress remarks to any one except the
j base runner, and then only in words of
assistance and direction in running bases
He sha.ll not by words or signs incite or
tKn???2i V m? SJ)ectators to demonstra
tions and shall not use language which
will In any manner refer to or reflect
upon a player of the, opposite club, the
umpire or the spectators."
Second. The strict enforcement of
rule _1, part 1, which explicitly provides
that under no circumstances shall the
umpire permit any person except the
players and substitutes in uniform and
the manager of the team entitled to its
use to be seated cn a bench." This rule
places the professional coach or trainer
among the spectators, where he should
be during the actual progress of the
game, and places the responsibility for
the conduct of the play in the hands of
the amateur players themselves.
Third. The strict enforcement by the
umpire of the rules forbidding "blocking
a runner," "prying a runner oft th?
base" and the like, as unfair practice
land we appeal to student public opinion
| to condemn such trickery, making it im
| possible even should it elude the vici
an. e of the umpire. Sueli sharp' prac
tice Is explicitly prohibited bv the rule
| and all attempt surreptitiously to tran?
! eress them is as unsportsmanlike us it
would be for a tennis player, hoping to
escape detection, to deliver his service
from an unlawful position.
We recommend further that, in pursu
of the spirit of the rules, boards'of
athletic control and faculties of colleges
and universities, banded together to pro
mote a healthy growth and a wise con
^ol of student athletics, adopt and en
force the following specific regulations:
First. The catcher shall not. during
actual play, speak at all to the batsman
except where occasion requires a bona
fh J? ?? ca,u,l,?n' ana in speaking to
the pitcher he shall not use words reflect
ing. or calculated to reflect, upon the
team"1" ?r a"y menib"" of the opposing
Second. No member of either team
shall call or shout during the game to
any member of the opposing team, ex
cept to caution him against some danger
nor behave in any indecorous or unseem
ly manner.
Third. There shall be no oral coach
ing from the bench.
Fourth. The so-called "encouragement
of the pitcher" from the outfield shall
I be stopped, or at least minimized, since
| we believe that the shouting of remarks
tin endless iteration Is not only disagree
! able to the spectators, hut is disconcert
in* rather thar helpful to the pitcher
In general, it amounts merely to sense
less noise, and is quite unworthv of
college-bred men. Whatever "encourage
ment" or "support" the pitcher may
fllfd Can lu'etly given from the in
Fifth. The umpire shall warn any
player violating any of these rules, and
on a second offense shall exclude him
from the game.
Sixth That in general the attention of
students be called to the Importance of
?on toy ^;hf.,r,art of.tiie home
t'?" to the visiting team?a courtesy
which will forbid such cheering singine
or chatter as Is designed at critical mo
1 ments to "rattle" the visiting team
nf .km'k . Kame ,s a sP'endld contest
of skill between two opposing nines be
fore an academic throng of spectators- it
inrt ia C<?n. st between a visiting team
,ocal team assisted by a disorderly
rabble. It is delightful when, as often
happens, a fine play by the visiting team
by"heh<homiy,^!aUded 118 a 8lmi,ar fay
ner as to keep the coach of a college
team off the bench does not mean that in
spirit That is an order relating almost
strictly to professional base ball and .ho
clause specifying that the manager may
be allowed to take his place with the nlav
I erg means that the coach of the profea
slonal team may be on the bench Th?
coach in college base ball corresponds to
the manager in professional ball, and
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pire in a biff college game has no right to
prevent the coach from sitting with his j
players. The manager of the college
team is to be allowed to keep his place
when technically he is not the manager
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ager in college base ball occupies about
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A rather interesting coincidence was
noted relating to this matter in the game
between Georgetown and Princeton last
Saturday. As soon as the contest began
Bill dark, coach of the Princeton nine,
left the bench and took a place in the
grandstand. He remained in the stands
during the first three inings, and saw
three runs scored against his team. After
it was seen that Coogan, the Georgetown
coach, was going to keep hie place on
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than when the steadying influence of the
coach was absent.
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Maurice Joyce, physical director at
Carroll Institute, announces that he will
hold a three-mile run Saturday, May 10,
which will be open to all boys of the
District of Columbia and of the Mary
land Agricultural College under eighteen
years of age. There will be a team
trophy and ten other prizes: the latter
will consist of three gold, three silver
and four bronze medals.
The games scheduled here yesterday
had to be called off because of inclement
Conditions. Not a college contest took
place in this section.
learn,. W. I,. Pel. Win. lose.
Chicago 2 0 1.000 1.000 '.667
Detroit 1 0 1.000 1.000 .500
New York.. 1 0 1.000 1.000 .300
Nationals.. 1 1 .son ,6?T .333
Boston 1 1 .500 .667 .333
Athletics... 0 1 .000 .500 .000
Cleveland.. 0 2 .000 .333 .000
St. Tx>uis... 0 1 .000 .500 .000
Trams. W. L. Pet. Win. Lose.
Phila 1 0 1.000 1.000 .500
? ^ Brooklyn.. . 1 0 1.000 1.000 .500
flfejjl Cincinnati.. I 0 1.000 1.000 .500
St. Louis. . ? 1 1 .500 .667 .333
Pittsburgh. 1 1 .500 .667 .330
New York.. 0 1 .000 .500 .000
Chicago.... 0 1 .000 .500 .000
Boston..... 0 1 000 500 0?0
Boston 2 | Washington.. .1
Chicago 2 | Cleveland I
Pittsburgh... .51 St. Louis I
Washington at Boston.
Phila. at New York.
St. Louis at Detroit.
Cleveland at Chicago.
Washington at Boston.
Phila. at Now York.
t?t. Louis at Detroit.
Cleveland at Chicago.
fct. Louis at Pittsburgh.
Chicago at Cincinnati.
New York at Phila.
Boston at Brooklyn.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh.
Chicago at Cincinnati.
New York at Phila.
Boston at Brooklyn.
The Tuxedo Tigers nine was beaten
yesterday for the first time this season
by the Llewellyn Athletic Club?score.
10 to 5. Cronie and Berkley performed
well, the first as pitcher for the former
team and the other as centerfietder for
the latter. Cronie allowed only two men
to pass and Berkley made a splendid
catch in tie sixth inning.
You Will Find Hundreds of the
Offterdinger Boys At The Scoreboard
La Anita, ioc. Deer Head, ioc. Ofty, 5c. After Dinner, 5c.
Atlanta. C: Nashville, 3.
Chattanoo^a-M^mphis: rain.
Birmingham, 18; Mobile, 8.
Montgomery. 8:'New Orleans. 11.
Augusta, 6; Charleston, 0.
Columbia, 2; Savannah, 0.
Cohimbua, 4; Macon, 6.
It- H. E.
Cleveland 2 7 1
Indianapolis - 3 9 0
Batteries?Baskette and Devoght; Sehardt and
Columbus 2 5 3
Louisville 7 12 3
Batteries?Cook, Humphries and Smith; Tonoy
and Severoid.
? M in n?**i polls 4 -ft 0
! Kansas City ..? 5 10 O
Batteries?Fiene. Burns and Koudcau; Koagon
and Moore.
8t. raul 0 1 1
Milwaukee 3 3 ?
Batteries ? Walker and 01?*nn; Hovlik and j
11. B. Owen. J- E. Bangs.
Mulligan. m 88 128 King 91 111 -
m.il.v 78 70 71 Banes? 97 103 81
Downing. 90 Klinger.. 80 80 .3
Hall.... i ? 85 106 Bassett.. ?2 .8 .8
I O'Reilly,. <9 86 04 Stew".. 85 .7 80
| Talk 102 97 106
Totals.. 435 433 505 Totals.. 445 449 403
R. B. Owen. J- E. Bangs.
Mulligan. 80 89 92 King.... 95 98 00
Bailey.-- 94 95 103 Bangs 11- 84 8jj
Hill 91 101 108 Klluger.. 76 79 8.
SSlnV 106 #S 88 Tom^d. 76 TO 87
Vallt..--> 115 ?I 100 Sterena.. 86 8? ^1
Totals.. 481 478 491 Total#.. 445 4SJ 440
Fairmonts. Kenyons.
ronradis. 89 108 90 Stunkel.. 100 84
mil 95 114 on Ilumuij.. 80 8.1 80
KJhe'v 9? 119 100 Sinitnona. 101 1*1 98
Smme-'n" 99 107 87 Chuconaa. 93 103 85
011?r . . 101 97 _OT T.J lor... _84 J9 _93
Totals.. 480 545 470 Totals.. 458 44? 447
Reclamation. Geological Surrey,
p-rankl'd 84 78 118 Monroe.. 91 82 98
McCuli't 89 107 89 Nelson... 79 84 110
Namber*: 93 103 8? Bain. .. 103 S3 88
jlobb 101 103 93 McLaug'n 91 108 84
Dugana*. 114 104 110 Sander'n. 92 109 ^15
Totals.. ?1 495 496 Totala.. 456 466 495
John Johnson How Leading in 412- j
Kile Sweepstakes by 84 Xiles.
NOME, Alaska. April 16,-John John
son. with his team of eighteen Siberian
wolves, early today la leading In the 412
mlle all-Alaska, sweepstakes dog race,
driving over the snow toward the goal at
Nome, more than twenty-four mtles
ahead of "Sootty" Allan, his nearest
competitor. At 7:07 last night Johnson
passed Telephone, 122 miles from Nome.
Twenty-eight minutes later Allan was re
ported at Haven, 146 miles from the fin
ish. while Fred Ayer, who left Candle an
hour and a half ahead of Allan, was
bringing up the rear somewhere between,
Gold Run and Haven. It is storming!
again on the trail. The race probably!
will be finished tonight.
Other American League Game.
Sox Beat Naps Again.
CHICAGO. April 115.?Timely bittftvg by
Chicago, coupled with tie sensational
fielding of Weaver, enabled the locals to
make it two straight from Cleveland. 2
to 1. The game was a pitchers' battle
between Cicotte and Steen.
In the eighth inning Weaver of Chicago
tripled and Coach Gleason stepped into
the intield and held the runner on third
base. Weaver was declared out by Um
pire Sheridan. This is in accordance with
the new amendment to Rule which
i "If a coacher at third base tou<-h?*s or
I holds a base runner at third base or a
base runner who is rounding third base
for home plate, the umpire shall declare
such base runner out."
In the seventh inning Pitcher Steen of
Cleveland was hit on the knuckle of bis
pitching hand by Cicotte and was com
pelled to retire. It was said after the
game that it would be some time before
he could again play. Steen said he thought
his knuckle was broken, Score:
Chicago 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ?> > 1!
Cleveland 0 o 0 0 ?? 1 ?> ?* 0 I
Tv>o-hase hits?Steen, Weaver. Three-baie hit?
ftraney. Hits?Off St*?en, 6 in I innings: ?-fT
txregg, 1 iQ 1 inning. Sacrifice hits?Turn*-1.
Olson. Bodle. Sacrifice fly?Lajoie. Stolen bas?*
Blackburn. Double plays?^Cicotte to Weaver o
Chase; B<?die t.> Chase to Blackburn. Left <??>
bases?Cleveland. 6; Chicago, 3. First base < ii
balls?Off Cicotte. 1. Hit by pitcher?By Cicotte
(Steeni. Struck out?By Steen. 1: by Cregg. 1
Umpires?Messrs. Chill and Sheridan. Time of
game?1 hour and 38 minutes
National League Game.
Pirates Get Revenge on Cardinals.
ST. LOl'IS, April 16.?The Pittsburgh
Nationals by timely hitting and thr-.ugh
errors of the St. Louis clu:? turned the
tables on the local team and won, 3
to 1.
Errors and bas?s on balls helped the
visitors, the home club making five er
rors behind Sallee. who passel six. In
the five times he went to the plate b
son was passed three times, twice in
tentionally with ,.twt? men ou
Twice he singled, .sending a runrvtr
across the plate each time. f
The home team scored its ? run* on ? a
jingle by Butler. ? wjio. f.?>ok 'ite? ond c>n
Wagner's poor throw to' first, aftd tfto
sacr'.fices. Officially l)oUn did not ijjit
in the game, as he got three passes a*d
a sacrifice in as many trips to the rub
ber Score: f
Pittsburgh 0 10 0 Q 4* O 3 U-5
St. Louis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 <*-l
Two-base bits?Mitchell, Butler. ' ttonetcfty.
Three-base hit?Mowrey. Hits?Off Sai^e*-. ? if's
innings; off Hopper, 3 in 1 inning. .Sacrifice lit*
?Dolan, Miller. Sacrifice fly?Wilson. Stnjnn
bases?Mowrey. Konetchy. Magee. Double p1-*!?
Konetchy (unassisted i. .Left on b,a?es rit#?
bnrgh, 14; St. Louis. 7. I< irst base' on bal#?
Off Cooper, o; off Sallee. ?>; off Hopper, 1. flit
by pitcher?By Sallee (Mitebelh. Struck o?i -
By Cooper. 1; by Hopjter. 1; by Sallee. 7a
Wild pitch?Cooper. Umpires?Messrs. Ulsfr
and Emslie. Time of game?. hours and $10
minutes. i
Boston. Game-Called Of? {
BOSTON. Ajlrll ?aifee sc&riu&d
for today with \VastilngtbA Ba# b<in
postponed "" ?"

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