THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, WEDNESD AY MORNING, JUNE -2, 1015
J" ' . . . Jfc. ,Tr, -
SPORTING NEWiS IZH
KNIGHT HAS GOODS ON
SOLON BATTERS, BLANKS
J;uvn J. McCloskey Intro
duct's Jlmt-Out Pitcher
Night Off tin Reel
Phoenix Is in a Batting
Slump Can't See 'Em.
FOR TWO TALLIES
Nick Nicked in Nick of
Time When He Tries to
Score from Third, and
Locals Relax After Just
One Real Real Old Rally.
BY LYLE ABBOTT
Vi-n two teams play like perfect
gentlemen, anil only score two runs,
it leaves little enough for the ener
getic scribe to talk about. Howevei,
the ptifcirmanrp of Kitty Knight o:i
the slab for McCloskey in the open
ing game of the El Paso-Phoenix
series deserves some comment, so
here Roes as they say.
If Kitty Knight hadn't leen so
parsimonious with his hits, when hits
would have clone us some good, ho
might not have won the distinction
.f having blanked the Senators the
Ffcond time it"s
been done to then..
For. honest, theio were two
to score, that were visible even
the near-sighted tans in the grand
Introducing Alonsieur Nig Perrine.
and lead off man
for ihe visitors:
Ni6 caught Red Toner, when the
latter was just a trifle wild, and the
fates having decreed that he would
walk, he walked. I'p came Matties.
Matties isn't getting paid to bat sec
ond and fool his time away, but the
1-est he could do was to ground down
to Hester. But it placed Nig oti
Second, whence he escaped to third
while the infield was looking for the
luill that Duddy hit down to Bill
hitting outfielder then
salification fly to Nick Demaggio, j different had his infield played thai
on which Nig ambled home. Bliss i sterling ball it habitually does,
forced Puddy at second. I All of which leads to the belief
Phoenix didn't have a chance with that there is a slimp-slamp-slump
Knight. That petsl of the flower of , somewhere. Possibly it is in hitting,
chivaliy was determined to show . Notade during the Albuquerque
everybody some pitching on his firs, j series was a lack of bingles when
trip, and lie introduced the Solons needed, and the failing has evidently
lo some sort of a ball they couldn't . lasted over into the present layout,
hit except safe in the hands of the Nick Demaggio came nearer scor-fi-ldT.
Hester fussed around ami ( in? in the sixth than that small and
drew a walk, after Demaggio . was stumpy individual ever came before.
. i ut, but
perished on his own
of hits or anything to
was- not through.
I GOLDEN STREAM IS
I POURING ON
i Freddy Welsh has taken in
t more than $j0.'00 since he copped
I the lightweight title from Willie
I Ritchie over in Lunnon last July, i
! That's at the late of over $5.0ii0
I t month, which is pretty fair j
i iy for a fighter even though he
! be a chump. I
I Freddy has made between
I I5.OO0 and $ 1 n.f"0 m the stage
1 and $:.4.."mi on his fights.
I Here's an estimate of what (
i Welsh has made since that glori-
oils July 7:
I Iare Welsh's '
1 T1 4 Opponent. Share. I
j Oct. 27 Matty Baldwin... 2.000 j
I Nov. 2 Ad Wolgast 4.WiO-i
I Nov. 9 Charley White ... 11.000 j
' Nov. 13 Jimmy Duffy ... 7.50O j
I Nov. 24 Fred ' Yelle 1.500
I Nov. 2 Young Brown ... l.ooo j
I IVc. 2 Joe Shugrue 3,500
I Jan. 2 Willie Beecher .. 2.0011 1
I Ket. 1 Johnny Griffith .. 2.500 j
9 Joe Shugrue 2.50O
Jimmy Anderson. 1.000
25 Charley White ..
II Willie Ritchie, .
17 Hal Stewart ...
24 Patsy Drouillard
a Billy Wagner
I Apr. 20 Red Watson
Cigarettes fifteen years ago
are smokers of
Cigarettes today I
"'i i ";;-tv'
1.000 j I
1.000 j j
Total $34,500 j
IN FIST GAME
Perrine 2b 3
Mathes It. 4
Dtiddy 3b 4
Thompson rf 2
Bliss c 4
Hauor ,-r 4
I'( t. A
Xutt. rf . .
' Lynn c
' Pitt man
j Toner p
El Paso ".
110 000 000 2
000 000 000 0
Stolen bases Bauer;
i two base hits Bauer. Xutt. Lynn;
double play Knight to Pendleton to
Matties: struck out by Knight 5. by
Toner 4: bases on balls off Knight
o )(ff Toner 1; hit by pitched ball
))V Toner Thompson; time of game-
.1:30; umpire Kane.
. wanted to exhibit
Ilishment of his n.
He laid for a
Toner's after Bauer
in the second, anil
scored that prominent centerf ielder
with a single. And that isn't all.
He got another single, the very
next time he came to the plate, but
it did no damage.
Red Toner pitched a deserving
game. Some idiotic fans in th '
southeastern portion of the grand
stand took occasion to ride the
earnest and sorrel-topped veteran.
But it wasn't Toner's fault, and we
can Ik k anvbodv who says it was.
Red had stuff on the ball that would
have made yesterday's game a lot
He missed by the skin by one
small molar. It was this-a-way.
Nick selected a nice straight one
and bent it over into right field.
He likes to hit 'em left handedly
so that his short piston-like legs
can move powerfully over toward!
third. But Nick only got one bag
on this particular slam. John Nutt
gladdened a number of loyal hearts
with a hearty two base smash to
the left field fence. It was our pri
vate opinion designed to be expressed
j in print that Nick might have scored,
j especially as the ball plunked into
j the fence and hounded back toward
,1110 centerfield, if he had been sprint
ing up to his usual form. . As it was.
(Hayes leaped - over and culled the
l ball from the sand, heaved to Pendle-
I ion. and the shortstop relayed per
fectly to Jack Bliss, who ."put it on
Nick in the nick of time. Dowling
brought a mite of encouragemen
when he walked. But the ordinarily
dependable Byrd Lynn submitted to
the cuspidorous curves of Knight.
Weeping and Wailing
There is just one thing more piti
able than the sight of Smiley, when
one ot his .favorite benders has been
straigntened out in an aggressive
two-base manner. And that is the
sight of Red Toner, hustling his
darnedest out there in the warm in
timate sunshine, and not having
enough bits made back of him to
wad a shot-gun. Red lias been play
ing in hard luck during the present
stay in our mongst, and every time
gone into the box, it has
been with the knowledge that he
must do Something for his country.
He is making' a brave stab to get
back into his o- condition, when ho
used to pitch a multitude of two and
three hit games.
SCHOOL CHILDREN ARE
PROTECTORS OF QUAIL
That the school children of Navajo
county are among the most zealous
guardians of the quail which were in
troduced there last year is the state
ment of County Supervisor Q. R. Gard ¬
ner, who was in Phoenix on business
Approximately fifteen dozen fquai'.
were trapped last year In the Sal.
River Valley and taken north to the
valley of the Little Colorado, where
they were liberated. Before turning the
birds loose, Mr. Gardner visited all
the schoo-s in the valley, shoved the
birds to the pupils, ind enlisted their
interest and protection fir the ouail.
The birds, it is stated, stood the winter
mows :n good shape, and thee are now
man; nests alonr the Life Colorado.
Close Race In
Rain Last Month
associated press dispatch
XKW YORK, June 1. With rain
and cold weather prevailing over
major league territory only 3S out of
50 games scheduled in the National
and American leagues were played
during the past week, insuring a big
crop of doubleheaders as the season
Both Chicago teams continued to
lead their respective leagues, though
for a time Philadelphia displaced the
Chicago Nationals, while the Chicago
Americans, after winning nine straight
games were checged by Cleveland,
which team yesterday took a close
decision from the Sox.
The St. Louis Nationals attracted
some attention during the week, out
playing the Giants excepting the last
game in the series. The race as a
whole in the National league is one
of the closest in the history of the
The position of the loaders in the
American league showed little change
JOE WOLTERS GLAD HE 601
Monda v 's
Non-Stop V el' -
foimance. I)uf to
lent Tire Service
Todav for North.
'I am perfectly satisfied with the
race and all the Phoenix treatment of
me." averred little Joe Wolters yes
terday, as he prepared to depart
his huskv Harley for Le Grande,
con. for another 2'iO-iniIe race.
Wolters leaves this morning, and
last night there was a rumor that lie
would cart young Harry Crandall
along with him to ride the other Har
ley. Crandall's performance Monday
was one of the most satisfying ever
pulled off by a local boy. and the
crowd was well pleased with him. '
Wolters tielieved that Phoenix is
the town. He has hugely
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
! RASFRAM RnOKKFFPING U
F.I Paso -
Albuquerque 3 j
PHOENIX 3 5 .375
Tucson 2 5 .2K
National League I
lnf, Won Lost Pet.
Chicago I 1 -59
Philadelphia 20 US -55
Boston 0 Is s2;
Brook 1 vn 1 IS r'nn
St. Louis 1" 20 .4S7
Pittsburg 1" '-" .474 !
Cincinnati 15 19 .441 j
New York 14 20 .412
Club Won Ixvt Pet.
Chicago 27 14 .5!
Detroit 25 17 .505"
Boston -8 ,5 F,4r'
New York 19 16 543
Cleveland IT 20 .459
Washington 16 19 .457
St. Louis 1 23 4,0
Philadelphia 13 27 .325
flub Won Liv-it Pet.
Pittsburg 23 IS .5H0
Chicago 23 17 .575
Kansas City 22 17 .564
Newark 21 IT .553
St. Louis 17 17 .500
Brooklyn 1" 19 .486
Paltimore 15 " 23 .305
Buffalo 13 26. .333
Los Angeles 35
San Francisco 2!
Salt Lake 29
WHERE THEY PLAY TODAY
Rio Grande Association
EL PASO AT PHOENIX.
Tucson at Albuquerque.
New York at Boston.
Philadelphia at Brooklyn.
Chicago at Pittsburg.
Cincinnati at St. lAiuis.
- American League
Boston at New York.
"Washington at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Cleveland. .
Detroit at Chicago.
St. Louis at Chicago.
Baltimore at Newark.
Pittsburs at Kansas City.
Brooklyn at Buffalo.
Oakland at Portland.
Los Angeles at San Francisco.
Salt Lake at Venice.
Hire a little salesman at The Re
publican office. A "Want Ad will see
more customers than you can.
Makes Double Bills
for the week, with Detroit continuing
to press Chicago for the leadership.
The New York Americans, who for
a time were in first place, lately have
shown a bad slump, having dropped
six straight games. They remain in
third place, however.
The Boston Nationals have shown
what many of their friends consider
a. return to their old form, and with
the return of Johnny Kvers to the
ranks, it is expected the team will
again show it fighting spirit.
Although the National and American
league schedules were badly broken
up by bad weather, the big circuits of
organized baseball suffered much less
severely during the week than the
Federals. Seldom in the history of a
league have there be so many post
ponements within such a short space
of time. There were more postpone-'
ments in fact than games played, the
figures standing twelve played and
Indianapolis maintained its place in,
front of the American Association race.
TO VISIT PHOENIX
his stay here. He leaves an excellent
1 conduct. As a matter of fact all the
factory riders made good impressions
olters modestly attributes much
of the credit for the victors to his
machine and to his equipment. He
I could not have won. he says, without
perfect tire service. His congratula
tions 10 r,rt Kuiloipii on the pertorm-
ance ot me rircstonc casings were
hearty enough. The same tiros, he
said, had been used in the Venice
300-mile race and in another long
grind at Oklahoma City.
While grieved over their defeat.
the Indian team was heartily glad n
Wolters' good showing, and congrat
ulated them warmly. On the whole
the race proved a stellar attract ion.
being cleanly managed and conducted
without accident or rough work. It
is very seldom that as long and hard
a. race is held without somebody pet
ting spilled and injured.
RATHER A HABIT
BROOKLYN. June 1. Alter the
visitors had forged ahead in a ninth
inning rally. Wheat with two out tied
the scoic with a homer. Again in
the eleventh, with bases full, he
scored O'.Mara on an infield hit.
Score R. H. E.
Philadelphia 4 S 1
Brooklyn 5 7 2
Batteries Demares and Killifer;
Burns, Dell and McCarty.
JUST. LIKE SOX
PITTSRFRG. June 1. Zahel al
lowed only two hits. Doubles by Good
and Bresnahan were responsible for
the visitors' runs.
Score R H. K.
Chicago 2 6 0
Pittsburg 0 2 1
Batteries Zabel and Bresnahan;
Adams. McQuillan x and Gibson,
THEY WON AGAIN
ST. LOFIS; June 1. A single by
Betzel in the second scored two runs
for the locals: he then scored on a
wild pitch. Snyder was scored on a
bunt by Huggine.
Score R. H. V
Cincinanti 2 7 1
St. Louis 4 10 0
Batteries Brown. Iar. Toney and
Wingo; Meadows and Snyder.
BOSTON, June 1. The locals' abil
ity to hit Mathewson freely, while
Pagan was holding the Giants to two
hi's resulted in an easy victory.
Score R. H. K.
New York o 2
Boston 7 10 0
I Batteries Mathewson. Schupp and
I McLean; Smith. Ragan and Whaling.
MACK STUNG AGAIN
PHILADELPHIA. June 1. Battery
and fielding errors gave the visitors
the victory. They got three hits off
Wyckcff in the second, two each of
singles, passes, stolen bases and
Washington 5 4
Philadelphia 3 g - 4
Batteries Johnson and Henry;
Wyckoff, Bressler and McAvoy
ii,t,n,i,Anu, june 1. James was
I effective with men on the bases hold-
ling the locals runless after the first.
With the tying run on second in the
I eighth he fanned Chapman and Jack
St. Louis 2
Batteriefi James and Agnew;
Harstad and O'Neill.
FABER STILL WINS
CHICAGO. June 1. Faber won his
eighth straight, and Eddie Collins
made three hits and three runs when
the locals bunched their hits. Score:
Published Weekly by Dr. J. A.
President Ocean-to-Ocean High
Hutchison, Kans. Roads by way
of the new Santa Fe Trail across the
state of Kansas are very fine, and
tourists are numerous and well
pleased with the conditions. W H.
Albuiuerque, N. M. From Raton
to Las Vegas the road is very good,
with the -exception of one ford cross
ing, whore, however, a team is main
tained to help tourists free of charge.
The state is now constructing a
bridge there, but it will not be com
pleted for several months. As soon
as the snows in the high mountains
melt, however, the crossing will be
dry. From Las Vegas to Santa Fe,
the road is very good. All streams
bridged. From Las Vegas to Albu
querque, the road is fine, with the
exception of two short crossings of
Santa Fe creek, which requite a
little care only. From Albuquerque
to Socorro and Magdalena the road
is good. I just made the trip of 10S
miles in five hours. D. K. IJ.
Magdalena, N. M. Ocean to Ocean
Highway, Alubuquerque to Springer
ville in good condition, and getting
better every day as the rough places
are now smoothed over and in fine
condition. No high water, no mud. or
bid arroyas. J. S. MacTavish.
Santa Fe. N. M. Tin
lions from Baton to
Santa Fe, Socorro and
Mogollon in New Mexici
i are in good
shape. I have been
deal of road in this
tion recently myself,
west I was told the
over a good
very good. James A. French.
Springerx ille. Ariz. The load be
tween Magdalena and here is slightly
rough in places due to severe weath
er, but tourists coming over same
report it better than they had ex
pected judging from reports. Many
cars are coming over same now with
out trouble. Roads over mountains
west, still impassable and all cars
are going via Holbrnok, Flagstaff, to
California. Gustttve Becker, per J. W.
Phoenix Ariz. Notwithstanding the
heavy raias and snows the past week
our road from Phoenix to Olobe i:
line shape. The water faliing
over the spillways make a sight
equal to Niagara Falls. The scenery.
flowers and cactus make the trip
one of the prettiest trios in this or
any other country. Manv tourists
ire going over the road and every
one says it is the greatest trio in
the world. Wesley A. Hill.
Phoenix, Ariz. Ocean to
route in good shape east.
Fria is down so that fcrd is
passable with a little care.
river cross o. K. Yuma road is
better than Buckeye or lower road
coming into or leaving Phoenix on
the Yuma side. Lvle Abbott.
Whiterivcr, Ariz. You couldn't
cross the White Mountains Mo a
flying machine. 24 inches of snow
fell en May 1st and if has rained
or snowed every day since. The road
from here to Black River has been
worked three times since January
1st. anil It will all have to be done
over. It is impossible to sav when
the mountains can be crossed. W. M
1 uma. Ariz. ttoao conditions are
ibout the same east of Yuma. The
work near Dome is getting along
tine shape. Considerable work has
leen done on the Agua Fria crossing
out of Phoenix. While this has
not caused any real bother, it is now
condition. V rom Baker's time of
ess than nine hours from Yuma to
Phoenix, it can be seen that the road
West of Yuma,
we can announce
the opening of a
new road into the
1'his follows the
tracks all the way
the good irrigated
Valley begin. This
to Niland whre
roads of Imperial
road Is longer
than the Holtville
road, and is good
all the way. The
Southern California Auto Club have
rompleted the signing bf this also.
This gives us two good roads into
the valley, both well signed. A. J
It w-ill be seen from these reports
that there is a stretch of road be
tween Springerville and Globe which
is not yet open for travel. It will
be best for west 'bound tourists to
detour down through the Rio Grande
valley, across to Deming. then to
Globe. From Kl Centro to Brawley
west, it is best to go via San Diego.
The California legislature has just
appropriated $200,000 for construction
of road between the Riverside county
line to Yuma. This sum will put this
road in splendid condition.
Yuma county has sold its $500,000
road bonds and work on the road
through this county will be pushed
rapidly. .T. A. Ketcherside. Pres. O
to O. Highway Association.
R. H. K.
Detroit 1 7 1
hieago 4 9 1
Batteries Dauss. Boehler and Pa-
ker, McKee; Faber and Sehalk.
TRIS IN LIMELIGHT
NEW YORK, June 1. It was. a
great pitchers' battle, Keating losing
when Speaker walked, stole second
went to third on Lewis' infield out
and scored on Hoblitzell's single.
NeW York 3
Batteries Wood and Cady;
Buffalo S: Baltimore 1.
Newark 7: Brooklyn 2.
Kansas City 3; Chicago
In city or country, for business or pleasure, under
all conditions, the mechanical perfection, strength,
light weight and simplicity of the Ford car make
it the people's utility. And they average only
about two cents a mile t operate and maintain.
Darting the unforeseen, every retail buyer of a new
Ford car between August, 1914, and August. 1915,
will receive from $40 to $60 as a share of the Ford
Motor Company's profits.
On display and talc at
for the Cubs
pitched a two hit game
ami shut out Pittsburg
into big company by
no other than H
Hester. The man
and equipped with
ots of the requisites of a real twirler.
One of Hesters long suits is devfliui-
g strapping pitchers.
Phoenix suffered from the same
eagerness to hit that caused the
Duke sluggers to break their backs I
over Smiley's floaters Saturday. The
team was so anxious to clout lied I
Toner a few runs that they over- 1
reached, and Knight had a compara
tivcly soft time of it.
at Alhuqui'rque today,
having hern rear-
The Senators'' efforts to pull Kl
St;i1 c (J;uiic AVardcii Finds
Many White Wind's Nest
ing Xow aihl Announces
That Hunters Will Fe
Following the receipt of reports
from deputies whom he lias had in
the field investigating the whit..'
wing situation. Game Warden Wit
lard ;uinomieid yesterday that the
state game department will enforce
the federal law, which prohibits the
shooting of the doves before July 15.
Regarding his decision to cause the
arrest of all who are found killing
t'ne does, the rarac warden
day gave out the following
Monday, a week ago, I had a man
out hunting doves' nests and he re
ported Km nests found, as a result
of about six hours' work after reach
ing the nesting grounds, and op
June 1. the day upon which it has
been customary to open the season
for the shcotin of these birds, I
had the same man out again. lie
reported having found 77 nests, con
taining either eggs or young.
This department has had many in
quiries as to its intention regaruing
the enforcement of the federal law.
and in the face of the above facts
nd conditions it can give but one
answer: The federal law will no
enforced. Better still, there seems to
he but little inclination to slay these
irds, once the people are supplied
with the knowledge that they are
now nesting in such large numbers.
fine motorcycle deputy, who has
covered a- great deal or the valley
today reports that he did not see or
hear a single gun fired during 1h
entire day, and we hope and expect
that he will be able to make like
reports up to the 15th of July.
G. M. WILLARD.
State Game Warden.
Whether the open season for
white wings as prescribed by the
state law comes in the nesting sea
son in this vallev. or whether the
law permits hunttrs to take the field
just at the moment when the doves
are beginning to damage crops in- a
question that has been hotly de
bated on both sides by sporting
goods dealers and the state author
ities for a number of years.
Dan O'Leory, the veteran walker.
will head the bunch of hikers on
the 200-mile heel-and-toe contest
which starts Friday at Chicago.
Hire a little salesman at The Re
publican office. A Want Ad will sei
more customers than you can.
Venice 3; Salt Lake 2.
No other games.
b. Phoenix with
ti :si cu of n'.'st plac ouj..M to result
in a good attendance all this wck,
and as for the .Sunday game with
no other attractions, it will piobalily
be the biggest thus far.
Carl Zamloih. who threw his arm
away in the Saturday g.ini t-i going
to capitalize bis hitting ability, by
joining the Hayden team as an out
MAISEL FIGURES BAKER I
Home Run Baker, without Eddie
Collins or some player just as craf
ty ahead of him. is not nearly as
Ki.-od a hitter as he has the reputa
tion of being. That's the way little
Fritz Maiscl, Yankee third sicker,
dope:-: it out.
"Baker i a mighty batsman,"
said Fritz, "but if he were to return
to tin- Athletics 1 hardly think he
would hit as we'l as he did for them
in the past.
"Collins was a. big help to Ba
ker. Eddie always was getting on
base, and once he was on the sacks
he spotted signals and tipped Ba
ker what was -coming.
"Baker knowing the kind of a ball
to expect, got his old toe hold, took
a bij :,v. ing anil drove the ball a
"Out' of his famoue long bits
t this way. f'ollins was
in a world series game
liants at the Polo
grounds. Just before the pitch
Collins sang cut: "Come on Bake."
"That was the signal for a curve
ball and a curve it was. Baker
swung from his shoe tops and drove
the ball into the grandstand for a
" Pick it out. Bake,' was Eddie's
signal that a fest ball wa-s coming.
J've seen the two work this system
tn the advantage of-Baker's hatting
nveiage many a. time, and with Col
lins gone from the club I don't be
lieve Baker would bit as well for
Mai k as he did in the pant car..."
OPENED BIDS Charl-s R. Ostium
secretary of the hoard of control re
turned last nijht from Present t. where
he opened bids for the new addition
to the Pioneer's home. There werj
but two bidders, the Olson Construct
ing company of this city and Simes
and Frey of Present t. The bids will
be considered by the board at its meet
ing this afternoon.
At Druggists. Gro
cers, Soda Fountains
BOYCE AND CREECH
25 South Central Avenue
M THE' GREAT W?&K
H QUENCHER W&Q
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