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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1912. "
Bill Cunningham Insists on Going to Montreal Under Sams Salary Contract
With Griffith Silent As the Sphinx? Today's the Day to Chase That Jinx
'Every Knock $ a Boost."
NOT STAND FOR A
COT III HIS. MY
Montreal Club Must Take
l Over "Bill's" Contract
" From Washington.
iDan Afoeller Goes to Hjs Home
in Iowa -Vith 'Wrenched
., . Shoujderv
Kaho'e and Ryan '
To Start Scouting
For New Players
NEW TOEK, May 2a Mike Ka
hoe, the Nationals' ticont, has
reported to Manager Griffith
here and an extensile campaign
for new players Is expected to
bp the rosult. Jack Uynn, the
Teteran catcher, will also par-"
tldpate In the search for mater
ial for the Nationals.
Back Freeman, the old slugging
outfielder of the Boston and
Washington clubs, now manag
ing the Scranton club, of the
New York State League, has ap
plied to Manager Griffith for any
spare Infleldcrs he may linyc.
Howeyer, Griffith told blm he
didn't hare any ho could let go
nt this time. Freeman expects
to get one or two from Manager
Wolrcrton, of the Highlanders.
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5t H " lC VMP'vV XV S y Brow-n, Athletics.... 1 1 1 1.000
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&Vam?V''-'As( - s&'m Blmmons. Yankees.. 4 3 3 .750
rTi"; !' 'VHl Jzl :s: . 'Devlin, Braves 4 3 3 .750
vTe.'' t Vy yKSo. Ji - T Tinker, Cubs 2 2 6 .657
T! ,J'r; r liL Barker, Dodgers 3 2 2 .6fl7
VP VfTORS (?eO -r Robinson, Pirates... 3 2 2 .667
.vgftoT CJi t.'i'lZ -. z"". Yankees 5 3 5 .600
gSO; nSSSBAo2tS A PROCESSION OF JINXES! Daly, Dodgers 5 3 3 .600
One. more wa,Jost.
Big League Hitters of
Player. Team A.B. H. T.B. Pet
E. Collins, Athletics 4 4 6 1.000
Brown, Athletics.... Ill 1.000
Speaker, Red Box.. 4 3 5 .750
Blmmons, Yankees.. 4 3 3 .750
'Devlin, Braves 4 3 3 .750
Tinker, Cubs 2 2 6 .667
Barker, Dodgers 3 2 2 .667
Robinson, Pirates... 3 3 2 .667
Zlnn, Yankees 5 3 5 .600
Daly, Dodgers 5 3 3 .600
The loss of yesterday's game but con
firms the fact that the pitching staff
Is shot to pieces. Hughes pitched an
excellent game against Detroit before
the team went away, and In jls return
performance yesterday waa banged all
over the lot The youngsters wjll surely
get a chance on the mound in the next
few days. f
Hughes got walloped.
The Boston Nationals, Pittsburgh and
the Chicago Cubs were all after Chick
Oandll, lately acquired for the first
sacking job by Manager Griffith. Gan
dll Is termed as a finished fielder, but
his forte is 'hitting the ball. He hits to
all parts of the field and was selected
for the all-Mar team in the Interna
tional League last year,
Young Walker shines again.
The trade which Involved Buck Becker
brings to light the Interesting fact that
the Nationals now or minus thnlr only
port side filnger. The team now enjoys
the distinction of being the only Ameri
can League club to be without a left
hander. Becker and Akera shptlfd make
good In the league.
Outfield chases hits.
NEW YORK, May 28.-Before agree
ing to take his place in the line-up of
the Montreal club, Bill Cunningham.
who left for Buffalo this morning,
means to have a long and earnest con
ference with Manager Billy Lush, of
the Royals, and he declares that he will
not sign with the International Leaguers
. unless they assume his contract with
,thc Washington club.
"1 don't Intend to stand for any cut
tlng,'' said Cunningham to the writer,
"and this Montreal club has an evil
reputation In this respect. I want to
,' play ball, of course, but I don't want to
have my salary cut In half. This Is one
thing I refuse to endure, cutting my
salary. If Lush wants me for his club,
he will have to pay me the money.'
Cunningham alone, of the three
players sent to Montreal for Gandll, Is
inclined to feel peeved. Furthermore,
he blames Jimmy McAleer for his trou
bles during the last two seasons, re
membering that rubber shirt at At
lanta, and claiming that his long loaf
of two winters ago, followed by the At
lanta training trip, setUed his case In
the big league.
Moeller Goes Home.
Dan Moeller has gone to his home In
Relnbeck, Iowa, and will Join the team
In St. Louis Saturday. His shoulder is
yery lame and 8ore, and It may be two
weeks before he will be able to take
his place in the outfield again. Mean
while, Howard Shanks is filling his
place acceptably in the field, but is yet
to .equal him at the bat and on the
' Without Moeller leading off the Na-
'tionals seem much slower, and Eddie
j; 'Foster has completely lost his confl-
.'dence without his side partner. The
'loss of the Rochester rambler, just
'when he was going like a house afire,
,1b a severe blow to the team, and has
'already been felt. '
. (Krin.in Bchaef.-r played hs first ganu
I ut second hat-o yesterday and failed lo
inRl.p much of an lmnressloii. Ht lost
might have been returned victor as it
But his support assumed sieve-like
qualities at a moment's notice, and,
aside from "Red" Walker and George
McBrlde, each of whom poled a couple
of stinging blngleB.. he was given ex
tremely light support with the willow.
Blamed on Caldwell.
"Slim" Caldwell, the telegrapher
pitcher, has twirled some good games
since bursting from his chrysalis state,
but yesterday he was master of his own
destiny, captain of his own soul. Ex
cept in the sixth frame he could not
be solved successfully when blngles
would mean tallies. Ho whiffed just
ten of his opponents, and Milan drew
his lone free pass to first.
Indeed, In searching the underbrush
for the reason foe the Nationals' de
feat, Caldwell must be examined and
found worthy of suspicion. Caldwell
was there with chimes chiming.
Thon came explosion No. 1. The
Highlanders started the bloody work In
their half of the same session, get
ting four for themselves. With one.
down Simmons beat out a dancer In
front of the plate, scoring on Hartzell's
double to left. Dolan strolled. Sweeney
fanned, but Caldwell's fast drive leaped
off Foster's shins into left and Hartzell
was over. Bert Daniels hoisted a triple
along the left foul line, scoring Dolan
and Caldwell. Friends. Bertie should
be known as Mike. Pat. or Zacharlah,
anything but Bertie. Four runs weie
in and the Hlllmen again led the pro
cession. Round, and Round, and Round.
Explosion No. 2 was shown in the
eighth, and the fair lady from Forty
second street gasped and gurgled in
her great Joy as the home boys ran
round, and round, and round. Foster's
mighty muscle in hiB right arm shot
Dolan's bounce over to the bleachers,
putting the runner on second to open
the affair. Sweeney's bunt gave him a
life, and both these young athlotes tal
lied when that confounded Bertie
Daniels collided with his second triple to
left, this one going between Shanks and
Milan. Bertie, my word, what a mis
nomer! And then that other fiend in
human shape, "Zing-Zing" Zlnn, punch
ed a single to center, sending Bertie
over with the final tally of the contest.
Complete returns from every Congres
What the Returns Show.
BINGLES AND BUNTS
By Grantland Rice.
(Chlof credit for the Yankees' recent spurt Is given
ty many to a young player named Zlnn, This gunner,
who 1b hitting over .300, fired three home runs In one
week at close points of the game, winning all threo
contests, Nowb Note.) Now If Mr. Kipling will kindly
step aside for a moment thanks
AB H O A E
Shanki.lt... 4 12 0 0
Fortr.3b.. 4 10 11
Schaefer.Ib 4 Q 0 0 0
C.Wker.rf ( ! 1 1 0
KnlKhUb.. 4 110 1 0
McBrlde.il 4 1 B t 0
Hcnrv.c... 4 0 8 1
HURhM.P.. 3 0 0 4 1
CaiMon... 10 0 0 0
Daniels. rf. 5 2 10 0
Zlnn.cf.. .. S 3 S 0 0
Chafe. lb.... 4 0 8 0 0
Cree.lf 2 0 10 0
Flmmoni.tb"4 3 2 10
Hartzell. 3b. 4 2 10 0
iDolan.it... 3 0 14 1
0 Sweeney.c. 3 0 10 0 0
Caldnell.p. 4 10 2 0
Total... 34 11 27 7 1
Totals... 35 7 2411 2
Batted for Hughes in ninth.
U'nuhlngton 0 10 0 0
Yankta 10 0 2 0
Tno-baie hlta Walker, Hartzell. Daniel.
Three-bate hltar Zlnn, Daniels. Home run
Hartzell. Sacrifices hlta Simmon. Suecney
Stolen baeB McBrldo, Milan, Cree. l"irat
0 0 05
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la ti.is ntv berpre many uas. t Doub)e Piay-Mcnride to Knight, wild
, Lose LOllt&t; x'Uyei. nltchca-Hugho. 2 Lft en baaei Wathlni-
Failtlic to move noon -enough nas lost ton, 3: New York. J. Umpire Meatra. Eans
ON THIS ANCIENT CrUNGASTUFF.
Thero've been parodies enough,
And wo know it as wo totter to our fall;
But when there edges In
Some one labeled "Gunner Zinn"
How the dickens can a bard resist the call?
And especially when Zlnn
Grabs a bludgeon in his fin
And proceeds to whale the cover off the sphere
Can you wonder, right or wrong,
That the tempting was too strong
As wo hurl the chorus at you with a cheer:
Yes, It's "Zinn. Zinn, Zinn "
The bloke wot brings the tlelng runner In;
And, as a likely theme,
For a parody In cream,
You've a better name than I have, Gunner Zlnn.
master of penmanship, was neatly overlooked. But In
batting around .255 they are moro likely to ask con
cerning your diploma or to become more critical when
you languidly murmur "have saw."
In this and in several other noted pastimes the
bloke who hits .408 can get away with many things de
nied the .211 batsman.
The Bugville Dictionary.
(Companion piece to Hughey Fullorton's "Transla
tion of Baseball Phrases" In the current American
1. Beaned To be pelted on the conk; tapped on the
2. Fanned Out To paddle the ozone gash the em
pyrean or nick the oxygen.
3. Southpaw Decoys for baiting squirrels at noon
time. 4. Cellar Champs Any club that doesn't beat out
6. Fadeaway The Reds after July Fourth.
6. Spitball The saliva shoot or liquid fling; peg
ging the anointed pill
7. Four Hundred Hitter Any of the T. R.'s.
' a rjrcmtt!ntr youn.r collrce Ditcher to the
i Nntlonals. John Henry, returning froin
r -Amhtrst, Mass., has reported nut veui
on. the New England varsity sensation,
li. the property of the Chitngo Cubs.
Though the lad is willing to play pio
fp(onal ball, and i refers to be with
the Nationals, he has accepted terms
from cnaruw .uurpny by wite iuihk hu,
.lie thought hie tsrms would be too high
Ifor Muiphy, out tne Cuoa bo&a snavpou
him up Immediately. Henry says Vernon
looks pretty good for a cotlege twliler.
Llxie vv aih.e! a nu tni'i taumon i.i. ex
pected to opin the Boston series tomor
iow, and eltner Alutser oi ingti i..uy
face the Red Sox Memorial Day nurn
,1ns. Lne'i of good twlrlers Ih go'nj- to
Xe a severe handicap to the Nationals
on this trip, and Manager Giun.u id
working his head off trying to locate
a few promtGinK aids for the mound.
Manager Griffith, In discussing the
case of Norman Elberfeld, the former
third baseman of the Nationals, Bays
that it has no interest to him because
the midget veteran 1b now the property
of the Milwaukee club, the transaction
having been legally completed before
the National Commission
Walter Johnson will pitch Thursday
afternoon's game against the Red Sox
and leaves immediately for his home in
Coffeyvllle, Kaa., rejoining the team In
St. Louis on Monday to twirl against
A Two-to-One Shot.
Whn you can't hit the other pitcher
and the other fellows pound your
pitcher yes, you guessed the answer
right off the reel. You lose, that's all,
you lose. The Nationals, filling these
conditions mentioned aforesaid, dropped
the fourth contest with the Highlanders
to the tune of 10 to 5. This score just
about explains the relative merits of
the two ball teams, too, by the way.
, There is no adequate explanation for
the present wild hitting streak of the
Highlanders. It Is positively unnatural.
It is positively cruel and heartrending,
too, when they beat our own pitchers
to death day after day. grinning In sav
age glee the while. Tomasso Hughes
looked good enough to win for Ave in
nings. Indeed, had he been backed up
faultlessly and received .some cloutlna
behind his mound performance, be
and Egan. Attendance 3.C00.
Porkey Flynn Much
Impaired by Langford
MBLBOURNB, Australlaa, Mav 28.
Ereertinir his share of the nurse, Porkey
I'lvin. of Boiiton, found little consola
t'on todti In liavinx acted as a punoh-l-n
bti for Sam Langford. the Bosto.i
"tar baby." Tho colored lighter beat
up his while opponent ro badly that tho
tofe'ee stopped the contest In thy four
A Social Distinction.
When Shoeless Joo Jackson was bitting .408, the
fact that ho was not a heavy Chaucerian fan nor yet a
Cal Draws Lay-off for
Run-in With Umpire
CLEVELAND7Ohio, May 28.-Man-ager
Jamea Callahan is out on sus
pension, having received notice from
President Ban Johnson that he had
drawn a three days' suspension fur his
run-in with Umpire Westervolt at Chi
cago on Saturday. Cal's abjence will be
greatly felt, it Is feared, nnd will
weaken the Sox in the five games to
be played with the Naps in tho next
American Horse Wins.
LONDO..,fl May 28. Whiskbroom, an
American horso from the stable of H.
P. Whitney, won the Victoria Cup
Handicap, worm 6,z&0. at Hurst park
this afternoon. Prince San was second
and Eton Boy third.
f I tzin ffi im id
' "Sum for 100 Yan"
There's joyous energy heat of sun
shine and vitality of rich grain im
prisoned in every amber drop.
For one hundred years the aristocrat
of whiskies. It's absolute purity is guar
anteed by Government Seal.
Aged in the wood and bottled in bond.
Be sure you get it.
DUUDed and Bottled In Bond by
' A. Overholt & Co.
Concerning J. Coombs.
The report that Johnny Coombs was all In, down
and out, trapped and passe, is being indignantly denied
by those clubs called upon to face him at stated inter
vals. The Konnebunk Express may not be running upon
Its former schedule, but as long as it is delivering tho
frolght and making the main stops there is little room
left for adverse criticism.
The Colby Carbine Is an automatic repeater which
doesn't fire many blank shells. And it might also be
noted in passing that with the selfsame Mr. Coombs
back at his post there will soon be as much of a flutter
In the first division as there Is in the egg market
of late spring.
Tho Browns return home soon for twonty games.
"With thla long home stay," remarks Manager Wallace,
.'I expect to cinch the cellar championship again. Out
on the road we frequently go up in tho air a.nd win
unexpectedly. But the club that can lose to ub upon
our native heath will have to go some, grab It from
me." Which they all do.
Turner, Americus, and Jor
dan Win in Huge
"Englishmen expect no worse than an even chanco to
win at the next Olympiad." London Sporting Life.
, Let them dream while the nights are short and the
gray sea mists are away from the sun.
If Col. Jerry Travers will kindly hang around 74
until Major H. H. Hilton returns in September Uncle
Sam will be much obliged. While Uncle S. Is about to
lose one of his most enthusiastic golfers from the club
rooms of the White House, he still takes a keen Inter
est In tho "keeps-you-out-In-the-open-alr" game.
Tho Senatorial Committee of National Affairs should
delve Into tho baseball situation. Walter Johnson has
dropped two consecutive games to second division clubs.
Two thousand wrestling fans who saw
the huge mat carnival at the Gayety
Theater last night are today declaring
that it was the most spectacular and
scientific exhibition of the sport ever
seen in Washington. With three big
matches, which Included every style and
weight of wrestler, the lovers of the
game for once had their fill.
The consensus of opinion Is that the
bouts between Turner and Evans and
Americus and Perrelll were tied for
honors, both having brought out many
features of the game never seen here
Americus and Perrelll put up twu
clever bouts, the former seeming to be
at a disadvantage on account of not
being trained down. Perrelll showed
himself to be a heavyweight wrestler of
the first water and he withstood the at
tack of Americus well.
The Montano-Jordan event was fast
from the beginning. Montano showed
much ability and his strength stood him
In good stead at all times, but the suave
cleverness of Jordan was too much for
the Italian. Jordan took the first two
falls, Montana falling to get a down.
During the evening a token In the
form of a watch fob was presented to
Joe Turner from C. W. Swan, well
known In local sporting circles. Pat
O'Connor rendered efficient service as
referee, his decisions at all times having
met with the approval of contestants,
and the spectators. Messrs. Machler and
Miller were official timers.
R, C. Smith, president of the Overland-Washington
Motor Company, is in
Toledo visiting the Overland factory.
The object of his trip Is to secure an
additional allotment of Overland cars
for this territory.
Better things are promised. Griff, who
is "known to be one of the best baseball
traders in the business, has started In
to shake up his team. The clever start
this season is to be made good by a
general shake-up and the astute leader
Is on the lookout for more players. "We
will keep on going until we get the right
combination," says Griff.
Useless to knock the team.
Moeller is not to play until the team
gets to St. Louis, aa he has been allowed
to go to his home In Iowa or a rest In
order that his shoulder may be in
shape. Howard Shanks will be kept In
left neld for the time being, and will be
given every opportunity to make good.
In the meantime Clarence Walker is
making good with a will.
Detroit is tied for place.
Our old friend and former first base
man Robert Unglaub has been let out
by Jack Dunn, manager of the Balti
more team. Unglaub came to the
Orioles from the Lincoln team, but
failed to make the going. Dunn is after
Morgan to fill up the gap at third and
has a likely looking nelder in Murphy,
who Is well thought of by Grift.
r tf a i .. w wa r 4
Head What ihe limes baid-wv
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Unique Features In the White Palace,
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A maximum of ten minutes wait 'or
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Manager Mandes was kept busy all
the afternoon shaking hands with well
wishing friends, and reading tho cards
on numerous bouquets of roses which
were tent by his many admirers" In the
city. An attendant at the door dis
tributed floral souvenirs to the natrons
as they entered, a carnation for tho
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One of tho unique features of the
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ThB lunch chairs of white enamel,
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owner of the Toledo Cafe and Hotel,
which has held a conspicuous place on
Pennsylvania avenue for the past twenty-three
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