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Old Timers Passing. Chicago, Nov. 4.—Another baseball season has come and gone, and an other stream of old timers is about to hit the toboggan. Taps will be played before another year rolls around, and with the bugle notes will fall the hopes of players who have been famous for a decade or more. In many respects it is said to see these veterans sink back to the minors after an honorable career before ad miring fans of the big circuits. Practically every major league squad will let one or more of its veterans sink back to the minors after an honorable career before ad miring fans of the big circuit. Practically every major league squad will le one or more of its veterans go the way that has few turnings. Already, in Chicago, the followers of the game have heard the rumblings. Comiskey has said that next year will see an almost new team at the sox park. Four and pos sibly five are slated for the waiver route. There is always a chance that some other major league team will step in and grab up these men. But the majority will land with the minors. Lee Tannehill, who has been ''in bad" with Comiskey ever since failing to run out the third strike during a game last season, will probably be re leased. Lee is still in his prime, and the chances are he will be grabbed up by one of the other American league teams. His work the past year has not been satisfactory, but many ball players have a relapse, and then, when shifted to another city, brace up again. This case is notably exem plified in Steinfeldt, a star with the Cubs. Three old-timers of the Sox, how ever, are about due for the slide. They arc Frank Isbell, Eddie Hahn and Fred Parent. Isbell will prob ably go back to his Wichita club and «tay there the remainder of his life. He has been with Comiskey upward of ten years. Both he and Eddie Hahn were members of the 1906 i world's championship team. Parent has had a long career of usefulness. He was with the Boston Red Sox when they held the title, and his name has been known for years and years, but he is getting too slow for big league company. Of the Cubs the most likely candi date for the toboggan is Tommy Shcckard. Sheckard has slowed up a lot in the last two years. He is still young in years, but old in point of service. Before corning to Chicago he was with Brooklyn, where he wore the proud mantle of captain. Stein feldt would have been next in line, but his brilliant performances the past season may keep him in for a time yet. Of the Pirates every one of the vet erans will probably be kept. That trio of old boys, Clarke, Leach and Wagner, played so well the past year that there isn't a chance to let them go. In fact, they would be kept ahead of any youngster Pittsburg could get. 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Willie was a member of that famous Balti more bunch when McGraw, Jennings and the rest of them were in their prime. He has failed to hit above .300 the past two years, a happening never heard of before with Keeler.. He has probably played his last in major leagues. In Fred Tenney the Giants are lia ble to lose another man who has slowed up with the progress of years. He has been a great first sacker who seems likely to follow in the foot steps of those who have gone before. Pitcher Wiltse is another who has apparently seen his best days and is ripe for a minor league berth. Down Washington way Jiggs Dono hue has already received his order of retreat, this brilliant first sacker go ing to the Millers of Minneapolis. Cincinnati is about ready to put Miller Huggins on the shelf and Lumley of Brooklyn is not as fast as lie used to be. If a baseball Rip Van Winkle should come to life after a sleep of five years and take a look at the lineups next season he would probably won der if the earth had not been struck by a quake. Little by little the famous names are dying out and new ones taking their places—men whose fame is rising higher and higher as the days go by. No longer are the names of Jimmy Collins, of Fielder Jones and of Jake Beckley written on the baseball cal endar. All you hear now are tales of Tyrus Cobb, of Bill Purtel and of Ed die Collins. Tcmpus fugit. Jennings Was Foxy. Considerable praise has been passed to Hugh Jennings, tihe Detroit man ager, for the way he brought out the best there was in Catcher Charley Schmidt in the wonderful sixth game of the world's series, when the Tigers overhauled Pittsburg after being ap parently hopelessly defeated. Before the game Jennings said to Schmidt: "Stanage works today." ''Why not me?" demanded Schmidt. Jennings said nothing, but withered Schmidt with a glance. Then, while the catcher was enjoying a fit of the blues and just before the game was called, Jennings turned to him and said: "You catch today, Charley." "Thanks," said Schmidt, who went in and put up the best game he had shown, winding up with a double play when he threw out Wilson in the ninth, as Abbatichio fanned. Jennings was wise, all right, but he had a precedent to go upon in the example set by Fielder Jones at thfi opening of the world's series four years ago. When the Cubs and Sox played for the big title the Sox had two splenj did backstops in Billy Sullivan and Eddie McFarland. Sullivan had not been going well for a few days to ward the end of the season, and Jones, Whose methods were original* rasped him one day with: "A fine showing you'd make in the world's scries. It's you for the bench, and McFarland back of the windpay against those Cubs." Sullivan was heart-broken, but the blood that flowed at Fontenoy boiled up in his veins and he determined to show Jones a few things. And he did. IIis work for the next few days was a revelation, and when the day for the first of the big games rolled around Jones went to him and said: "You catch, Billy." "I thought it was to be McFarland,'* said Sully, with a grin. "Why, you big harp!" shouted Jones, "do you suppose I ever intend ed to let anyone but you work in these games? Go in there and show those West Side rooters what real catching is." And it's a matter of record that Sullivan did. Poor Old Rusie. Boise, Nov. 3.—Amos Rusie, for many years the mainstay of the New York Giants in the pitcher's box, and who for years was known as the "king of the diamond," is down and out. Early Sunday morning Rusie was picked up on the streets by the local police in a pitiable condition from the effects of drink. His behavior even in his almost stupified condition showed that he had once seen better days, and the officers of the city hall treated him with more consideration than is the lot of the average drunk. He had no money and, apparently, no friends to ome to his aid in misfor tune. Afer a few hours rest at the city hall Rusie was allowed to de part. Rusie in his prime was recognized as one of the premier ball players of the United States and for years held the admiration of the crowds that followed the National league games. Several years ago he came to Idaho and took up 80 acres of land on what is now the Deer Flat project, but the liquor habit which he had formed in his palmier days could not be shaken off and he has apparently gone from bad to worse. News Was Mistaken. There recently appeared in the Daily News, of this city, an article stating that I severely cut with a knife one Stanley during an alterca tion in my office. I desire to brand that statement as a deliberate false hood and without the least founda tion in fact. The Daily News having declined to make a proper retractiop of this malicious lie, I take this means of informing the public of the ab solute untruthfulness of such state ment. EMMETT HAMILTON. INSTITUTE IS GREAT SUCCESS (Continued from page 1.) his topic being "Montana's Farm Problem." This program, in the opinion of the speaker, is the proper conservation of moisture. As the hour was growing late, Prof. Atkin son spoke but a few minutes. Session Thursday Morning. A short but interesting session was held Thursday morning. Prof. Cooley, of Bozeman, gave an instruc tive talk on poultry raising and Dr. W. X. Sudduth, of Broadview, told of his success in dry land farming on the Musselshell. Doctor Sudduth has demonstrated that dry land farming is no longer an experiment. Dry Farming Methods. Prof. Campbell delivered his noted address Thursday afternoon and a big crowd was attracted by the announce ment that he was to talk. Prof. Campbell explained his method oi conserving moisture by constantly stirring the surface to prevent evapor ation by capillary attraction. Num erous instances were cited where this system has proved entirely successful where a total failure resulted from the old methods of farming. Prof. Camp bell then announced that he was ready to answer questions and was kept busy for about half an hour by numerous questioners. Educating the Skeptics. George Haynes, general immigra tion agent for the Chicago, Milwau kee & St. Paul Railroad company, was the next speaker and was given a most attentive hearing. Mr. Haynes told of the difficulties which he ex perienced, after making a trip to the Judith Basin two years ago, in mak ing eastern friends believe his stories of tremendous grain yields. He told of the efforts on the part of his com pany to adequately advertise Fergus county and of the success now be ing met with in bringing new settlers to the Basin. The Judith Basin, said Mr. Haynes, has the best display of all the various sections of the state at Aberdeen, aboard the exhibit car and at other places where his road has arranged for exhibits. He said that the people of Lewistown and the Judith Basin owe much to the Lew istown Commecial Club for its ef forts in arranging these various ex hibits and warmly commended Sec retary Croft for ihis very efficient work at all times. Prof. Atkinson closed the afternoon session with a strong address on "The Three Essentials" of successful farming in Montana, proper seed se lection, proper soil cultivation and proper crop arrangement. This ad dress was full of first-class advice and was given a most attentive hearing. The Last Session. David Hilger was the first speaker at the last session which was held Thursday evening and, after talking of general conditions in the Judith Basin, contended that the 320-acre homestead law will be a great boon to this state in promoting a rapid set tlement of our vast vacant areas. Prof. Cooley then made an entertain ing address on "Humbugs," which was followed by the concluding ad dress by Doctor Sudduth on some more dry farming. Both Prof. Cooley Ladies, Now is Your Chance to Buy FURS Never in the history of Lewistown would a dollar buy as much as now. Never could money so cheaply pur chase these luxurient furs. We offer for the Opening SALE the finest line of Women's fine French Coney Coats from 30 to 52 inch long, high storm collars, big cuffs, finest satin linings, etc. Values $65.00* Sale price - $37.50 Values 45.00. Sale price - 28.50 Values 75.00. Sale price - 45.00 Values 85.00. 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SAVE BIG MONEY AT 21S MAIN STREET SIBERIAN FUR COMPANY and Doctor Sudduth opposed Mr, Hilger's 320-acre homestead proposi tion, each contending that there is good money to be made on 160-acre farms provided the land is properly cultivated. Job printing at the Democrat.