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Copyright 1906 by Hart Schaffner Marx Here’s a new Hart Schaffner & Marx Varsity. We sell H. S. & M. clothes because they make 'em like this cut. They are best for you to buy; all wool, all right. $15^.00 to ^40*00 | f ' WEIL. Sole Agents 1915 and 1917 First Ave “ON TO LOUISVILLE” IS SLOGAN OF THE BOWLERS t Louisville, Ky., March 3.—(Special.)— i As the national bowling tournament draws hear the greater the enthusiasm manifest ed In tenpin circles over the country. The fight for the 1907 tournament seems to be centered between St. Louis and Philadelphia and bowling promoters all iCver the United States at% becoming In terested In the outcome. Louisville Is the sole topic of bowling promoters and It Is fully conceded that this year's event will be the greatest In bowling history. Over 900 clubs were admitted to mem bership In the American Bowling Con gress. which Indicates that at least 300 five-men teams will be entered in the 8on test. This Is the last week In which to file entries and no entries will be accepted With a postmark later than March 3. entries are coming in very rapidly, but It is feared some clubs will be late in looming in which was the thing that •tlrred up the most unpleasantness at previous tourneys. The alleys are laid, the finishing touches ,*re being put to them, and the car ntera and decorators will soon begin ■y ■■ .. 1—~~ DEATH BY INDIGESTION. A Long Train of Fatal Ills Is the Di rect Result of Undigested Food. Undigested food, by fermenting, forms a poison in the stomach and this is ab sorbed in tire blood. If this goes on very 'long, and your heart happens to be weak, you'll be found some morning dead in bed, or you may fall back down the stuirs about an hour and a half after dinner, and the doctor will call it heart disease. Yes, that may be the result, but not the 'cause. The cause is Indigestion. Indiges tion Is a simple, common word, but it Ifcas a terrible Import. , ' And so you may get apoplexy, and die suddenly while you're standing. If you have a weak liver, the poison of ighdlgested food will attack it and you Will get Jaundice. If you liave weak kid Ineys, you will get Bright's disease or diabetes, from which there is no rescue for any man. It was a learned physician who said that the progress of a race depended up on the stomachs of Its members. And you have at some time in your life eaten a heavy meal, or eaten In a hurry, and felt that "lump of lead" im mediately afterward. That lump of lead lie a hard ball of undigested food. The stomach can't digest It, and finds it hard to throw it out. And so It sours, and it makes you sour and everybody sour who talks with you. It gives you a had breath and Is building for you the road to dys pepsia and death, unless you stop it. Stop it with Stuart's Dyspepsia Tab lets. Just think, these little tablets are every bit as powerful an tlie gastric [Juice In your stomach. One grain will digest ?000 grains of food. Isn't this won derful? And it is true, just try it, and prove it. If you have any brash, gas on the stomach, fermentation, burning, bloaty feeling, indigestion, dyspepsia or heart burn. Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets will make It disappear before It can do any harm to your heart or other organs. They will invigorate the stomach, re lieve the stomach of two-thirds of its work and give It a chance to rest. They will Increase the flow of gastric Juice, and If you will ever ''live" in your life time, It will be after you have eaten a good hearty meal, and taken one of these little tablets Immediately afterward. You’ll Just feel line. Take Stuart’s Dyspepsia Tablets after your next meal today and you will use them ever afterward. You will he cheer ful, vigorous and your mind will ha clear, you'll have snap and vim. and add many a day to your life. You can get these wonderful little tab- j lets at any druggist's for one a pack their work. The headquarters of the Louisville Bowling Tournament associa tion ihave been removed to the armory, where the administration rooms will be used. Secretary Smithers has opened his office and will have a score of clerks at work on the schedule. Colonel Haager has notified F. L. Pasdeloup of Chicago, to come to Louisville and supervise the preparation of the schedule. Mr. Pasde loup has had experience In such matters and has assisted In previous tourna ments. Mr. Pasdeloup will be In Louisville Sunday morning and remain until after the contest. Samuel Karp, secretary of the Amer ican Bowling Congress, will be in Louis ville next week and be furnished with an office in the armory. The preliminary ar rangements are being looked after with perfect dispatch and everything will be In readiness to receive the bowlers not later than March 15. From t'he manner that entries are com ing in it is estimated that fully $20,000 will be distributed in prizes. This is the largest cash prize fund ever offered at any bowling event. Every club will be en abled to roll all their games within forty eight hours from the time they arrive. This will enable bowlers to return home within three days from the time they ar rive. The schedule will be so made up and distributed to the various clubs in such a manner as to fix the time defi nitely. One of the Important features of these bowling events Is that society never falls to patronize the contests. The boxes are usually filled with the elite of the city and this year Louisville society will show its Interest In this exeitng game. Tt will be something new to local society and “the best product of Kentucky”—its beau tiful women—will adorn the boxes to the limit. The armory in which the tournament will be held is one of the most Imposing structures in the south. The architecture Is somewhat ip the line of an ancient fortress, with Its immense battlements showing the muzzles, of huge cannon. The facade is summounted by immense fia" grouping carved in stone, and two large eagles measuring thirteen feet from tip to tip. ‘ The (TriFl Tfall IS • 201x195'/i feet wide and the arches holding the roof are two hundred feet to the apex. The inter lorCof the administration department is of marble, with huge marble pillars, which gives it very Imposing pretensions. El very body is looking toward Louisville as the place in which will be held the greatest bowling tournament In the his tory of the world. “On for LouisfvHle” Is the slogan. “DOPE BOOK” IS OUT. Contains Information of Value to All Baseball Fans. The Reach baseball guide, advance copies of which have been received from the publishers, is better and larger this year than ever before. It contains all the “dope” wanted \\y the fans, gives Interesting descriptions of the unusual feats last season and contahis ns a sup plement a bird's-eye view of- the Polo Grounds at New York, the photograph having beei) taken while pne of the championship series of games was being played between the Philadelphia and New York teams lust seasoh. What the Texan Thought. The Texas cattlemen know how to live, says M. G. Cunniff in the World’s Work. You may hear in San Angelo t>f one who came to New York and dined with a well known corporation lawyer, but, as he afterward .confessed, did not know ex actly how to tell hjs hostess that he liked the dinner. "1 thought and thought," he said, "but at last I got It. ‘Madam.’ I said to her, •that was sure a fine dinner. It was just like, eating a wfcole nicenu page out of the Ladles’ Home Journal.” TIME TO PLAY BALL PAST APPROACHES Only One Week Before the First Big Contest PLAYERS ARRIVING DAILY \ — Resume of the Men Signed By Man ager Vaughan to Represent Blr n^ngham On the Diamond This Season. The sun will rise but a few more times before It will be called upon to cast Its bright rays over the Blagplle ballyard during the early hours of the afternoon, so the fans can see the ballplayers gam bol hllthesomely on the green. Some of the athletes have already ar rived, and others will be In today and tomorrow and the next day and for sev eral more next days, until by the end of the week, which opens today, all the men signed by Manager Vanglian will have reported and been put on the ex pense list. The blood runs riot In the veins of the 9 fans, and their yells and shouts will soon resound upon the spring and summer air*. The small boy now hastens to dine after Vaughan. The Cincinnati catcher of old haa evidently shown the fans that he is trying hard, and to try hard Is half the battl# The Birmingham team looks more than good. It Is conceded the aggregation will finish In the first division. Whether It will put up a fight for the first place Is yet to be decided, and the fans In iihe mineral belt of Alabama are willing to bet some that there will be fur flying before the bell Is tapped for the end of the final round. The big feather In the oap of Man ager Vaughan is the capture of Pitcher Brwfc Wilhelm, who played all last sea son with Boston, in the National League. That the tall fellow is a good t wirier nobody will deny. Ho Is there with the goods, and being sore on his fellow play ers In the big aggregation, there was little trouble getting him to sign a Coal Baron contract. A little on the side, and Wil helm ,was landed. Blsey on first is going to prove one of the sensations of the season This man last year ranked almost evenly with the other Initial sackers. yet it was admitted on all sides tihat he was not playing his real game at any time. What Is to be expeoted this year of his, when it almost a certainty he will put his heart into his work? Silent Lou Walters will cover second base, and It is not necessary to say any thing much about him. Last season he fielded away above par in that position, even though his hitting was not of the kind that sets the woods on fire. He is also anxious to show he Is not down and out. and the fans believe he will dem onstrate that he possesses ability to wield the big stick effectively and often. It looks like a fight between three men at the short field. Bruce Hayes is quick as lightning at that position, and leads the two other men in using the stick. Alcock and Oyler are both fast fielders at short, so that at thts writing it is more than difficult to say which will play the season through, although the odds are slightly in favor of Hayes. Than Montgomery there is not a better third baseman In the league, now that HARRY VAUGHAN, , Manager of the Birmingham Baseball Club, Season of 1906. reaching home from school. The same small boy Is exercising and studying hard In order that he be not kept In after school for tardiness or errors In his reci tations. Such keeping in would Interfere with all prospects of walking out to the park and this would prevent him watching the peculiar antics of the pitchers, the graceful running of the outfielders, the artful and dustful sliding of the base runners, the quaint jibes and jokes of the coachers. Before the week closes Clarke Griffith will have arrived with liis twenty-seven men, tried and true. Then the fun will commence in real earnest. Thereafter, until September li>» the heart of the fan will be light and his voice will be loud, and, after a while, hoarse. All the fa mous players signed by Griffith are pre paring even now for the trip to the Sunny Southland, and they are having good times in prospect. Quarters have been obtained for tho Highlanders at the Morris hote>, and the men will all have outside rooms. The men, and each of them will be full paid members of the Birmingham Ath letic club, and will be on an equal foot ing with the local men who belong to tliat first-class organization. In this way the privileges of the swimming pool, the lockers, the library, the gymnasium will be open to .them without fear of their treading upon the toes of any member who might not feel predisposed in a friendly manner towards them. There Is a strong probability that the Coal Barons and the Highlanders will come together for the first exhibition game of the season on the home grounds next Saturday afternoon, although this | will all depend upon Clark Griffith. His ' team is due here the evening of March 6. So far as the Barons are concerned, ! however, It Is felt that with one week’s | training and practice they will be in shape to meet almost all comers who. have not been in actice service any great er length of time. Birmingham Is get ting proud of her team, and has good cause for the pride. When Manager. Vaughan was getting the men signed, one at a time, somehow the fans could not figure out how this city was to have a bunch of players that would really class with the crowds of ath letes corralled by other managers, notably Charlie Frank, of New Orleans: Charlie Babb, of Memphis, and Billy Smith, of Atlanta. They figure differently now. and one and all doff their caps to EVERY SICK MAN or woman really ought to try a bottle of Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters, without any further delay, it has been the means of restoring thousands of others to robust health and will do as much for you, too. For 53 years HOSTETTfcFi’J STOMACH BITTERS has been the main standby of sickly people everywhere. It cures Sour Risings. Vomiting, Poor Appetite, Heartburn, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Costiveness, Colds, Grippe or Malarial i Fever. George Rohe, the former Pelican field captain, is staying north. Even with Rohe back in New Orleans, it is an even money proposition Montgomery will rank as his equal this year. Monty’s leg is all right again, he has spent the winter in Bir mingham and is right now in shape to get right out on the diamond and play some. If there is a faster fielding, more relia ble or harder hitting outfield in any minor league than that signed and delivered by the Birmingham management, a prize is to be had by the person bringing It out from under cover. There are only three men In the bunch, but their average per centages are as follows: Batting. .2X7, fielding .052. And maybe that’s had. Dale Gear in the left garden is as good and reliable and fast as he is good to look at. “Gladys” Molesworth In center is the real leader of the Southern league last season In hitting, while at fielding he was equal to any of them, and Carlos Smith, In right. Is the man the fans swear by. They were more anxious to have him back thin season than they were to have any of the other players, and that's mean ing a little. There Is hardly a stronger aggregation of pitchers signed by any club than the bunch which will report for duty in Birmingham. Nine in number, it looks now like there is going to be some diffi culty in picking out the five men who sre better than the other four. Manager Vaughan will start the season wtth five twirlern. and later on will cut down to four, according to present plans. Wilhelm, Clark, Reagan and Pylant look now like the best of the bunch, but it is difficult to learn if Pylant is in any sort of shape at this time. Dessau has evinced a disposition toward bad acting and may not come down at all. He will hardly be missed. Jones, the Ten nessee lad, is touted as a wonder if given a fair chance, and he will have to fight Ballard and Utter for the fifth posi tion. Tt makes no difference to Manager Vaughan whether his pitchers are right handers or southpaws. He Is going to start them to work without showing any favor, and the best pitchers#will be re tained, irrespective of their several styles of pitching. Results arc wanted, and these only will be considered when the time comes to prune and chop off. jtfatthew* is the only catcher whose contract is In hand, but the management expects to receive Garvin’s signature daily. Garvin is a good catcher and a fair hitter. He is a valuable man. but there have been hints of his jumping to the outlaws. Manager Vaughan has an nounced that Garvin will play in Bir mingham or he will play nowhere, as he will not be sold, traded or released | under any consideration. Everything considered, the fans believe they will be represented by a club that will make its mark somewhere on the record sheet. The players are not looked upon as brilliant men. but are believed to be a lot of plodders who will work steadily and consistently^until they have won for themselves anl enviable place in the league- standing before many days of play have elapsed. The ball yard is In fine shape. Balls and bats are in great number in the club headquarters. Uniforms are on hand. Ball players are coming, and just a few days more remain before Umpire Wilson Matthews, of the Cotton States league, will call play ball and will name the batteries for tin* first game between tlie Coal Barons and the Highlanders. JACOBS* JACOBS* JACOBS’ Before Jacobs' Cut the Price you were forced to pay full, regular price for everything in the drug line—no matter where you made your pur chases. Remember that Jacobs’ is to be thanked for every penny saved. The Best R.ye Whisky in. Alabama ad $1.00 Per Quart This is our claim for Jacobs’ Pure Rye Whisky, and it is substantiated by every test that can be applied. We have compared it with every other whisky on the local market at the same price and find it much superior. In fact, it equals in every way, many whiskys sold at $1.50 per quart. Jacobs’ Pure Rye is an absolutely pure, straight Pennsylvania Rye Whisky, made from select grain, double copper distilled and aged 6 years in wood before bot tled. It is full 100 proof, exquisite in boquet and deliciously mild, mellow and satis fying in flavor. For family medicinal use and as a healthful stimulant it is an ideal whisky. $1.00 Per Quart Bottle—$3.75 for 4 Quart Bottles JACOBS’ PHARMACY Birthplace of Cut Prices. 209-211 N. 19th Street. LAST YEAR’S WORK BY THE NEW BARONS GOOD SHOWING MADE BY MEN WHO WILL WEAR BIRMINGHAM UNIFORMS THIS SEASON, IN THE FIELD AND AT THE BAT. The arrival a few days ago of the "dope book" gives the fans an opportunity of learning what records were made last season by the men signed to play this summer with Birmingham. The records of all the men are given below except those of Pitchers Utter, Jones and Bal lard, who are just starting in professional life, and lnftelder Hayes, who was with the ill-fated Cotton States league: Player— Batting. Fielding. Wilhelm .160 .949 Sallee .176 .948 j Pylant .,.142 .950 Reagan .151 015 Dessau.213 ,934 Clark .258 .957 Utter .000 . 000 Jones .. .000 . 000 Ballard .000 .000 Matthews .255 . 947 Garvin .228 . .962 Klsey .249 / .970 Vaughan .289 .984 •Newman.202 . 974 ••Newman .227 .968 Walters .226 .951 Hayes .0(91 .000 Aleock .278 .872 Oylor .. .. .225 .932 Montgomery.297 .978 Gear .264 . 964 Moles wtrth.812 .959 Smith .287 . 936 •—South Atlantic league. ••—South Texas league. ON THE RACE TRACK At Fair Grounds. New Orleans, March 3.—Captain Wil liams' pair, Phil Finch and Rains Horn, had the Oakland handicap, feature of to day’s card at the Fair Grounds, at their mercy. The colts, coupled In the betting were at one to four. Their only oppon ents—the Goldblatt pair, Monaco Maid and Rainland, were at 3 to 1. Rams Horn made the pace for a mile and Phil Finch, who had been selected to win, was then sent to tiro front and they cantered home a neck apart with the Goldblatt pair three lengths away. The race was worth »1490 to the winner. Frank Imrd, Joe LesBer and Safeguard were the other winning favorites. Weather fine; track slow. B’irst race, six furlongs, selling—Shenan doah, 109 (J. Martin) 5 to 1. won; Dan McKenna, 105 (Moreland) 9 to 2, second; i J. C. Clem, 97 (Chandler) 9 to 2, third. Time, 1:17 2-5. Second race. 2-year-olds, half a mile— Frank Lord, 110 (W. Robbins) 11 to 20, won; Our Own, 99 (I.. Smith) 20 to 1, second; Helen Lucas. 109 (Aubuehon) 8 to 1, third. Time, :50 2-5. Third race, five furlongs, handicap— Lady Henrietta, 106 (Aubuehon) 4 to 1, won; Collector Jessup, 106 (C. Bell) 11 to S, second; James Reddick, 104 (Perrlne) 5 to 1, third. Time, 1:02 2-5. B’ourth race, Oakland handicap, one and fourth miles—Phil Finch. 138 (Perrlne), I to 4, won; Rams Horn, 128 (C. Bell) 1 to 4, second; Monaco Maid. 93 (J. Johnson) 3 to 1. third. Time, 2:112-5. B'ifth race, six furlongs, selling—Sea Voyage. 101 (W. 11 ayes) 9 to 2, won: Grove Center, 88 (Moreland) 7 to 2, sec ond; Glen Gallant, 109 (Bedell) 8 to 6, third. Time, 1:18 1-5. Sixth race, one and one-sixteenth miles, selling—Joe Lesser. 113 (J. Martin) 9 to 10, Won; R. B’. Williams, 108 (Bedell) 8 to 1, second; Aurumaster, 107 (W. Hayes) 7 to 1. third. Time, 1:62. Seventh race, one and one-sixteenth miles selling—Safeguard. — (Bedell) 11 Io 5, won; North Wind, 112 (W. Rob bins) 10 to 1. second; Katie Power. 104 (W. Hayes) 3 10 1, third. Time, 1:62 3-5. Fair Ground Entries for Monday. B'lrst race, five and one-half furlongs, selling—Blmpliclty, 110: May Brookwood, 1 Electric Spark. 104; Gallant Cassie, 100; j Loj-etto H.. Oriflamme, Globe Runner, Last | Cherry. 99. Verbosity, Dreamland, 94; Ab jure, 89. ^ Second race, five and one^ialf furlongs, i selling—Raining Leaves, Voltaic, Intrigue, 1 nr.; Maggie Leeber, Owasca, Margaret O.. i 104; Lady Lasca, IOO; Catherine R., Wed ding Ring. 99: Perfect. 94; Little There- | sla Edna Elliott. Toinette, 89. Third race, six furlongs, purse—Third ] Alarm. 114 First Premium. 110; Hocus i Pocus. 100; Dr. ColTcy, 97. Fourth race, mile and twenty yards, handicap—Ram’s Horn, 130; »St. Valentine, 114; Goldsmith, 111; *Ben Hodder; “l>ady Navarre, 104; “James Reddick, 97; Don't ! Ask Me. 92. r- Shield s entry: “Ellkon entry. Fifth race, one and one-half miles, sell ing—Blemien worth, HO; Tribes' 11111, 109; IF YOU WAIMT1 A Fine, Palatable, Mellow Whisky ASK THE DEALER FOR Elgin Club Rye TUflQT RDOC DISTILLERS AND WHOLESALE 1KUJ1 DHl/tJ. Liquor Dealers. LOUISVIULE, KENTUCKY. Aurumaster, 108; Cashier, Chub, 105; Nones, 104; Will Shelly, 100; Paul, 98; Hickory Corners, 97; Mr. Wlxson, Goo Goo, 96; Gleeman, 93; John Randolph, 90; porothy Dodd, 88. Sixth race, mile and sixteenth, selling Sonoma Belle, 107; Atwood, North Wind, 106; Triple Silver, 102; Saulaberry, 101; Lady Free Knight, Colonist, 1)9; Bcnora, 98; Depends, 97; Varna Fonso, Kenton, 96; Nine, 95; Ethel's Pride, Sincerity Belle, 91. At City Park. New Orleans, March 3.—Lens, Pat Dunn’s gelding, won the Louisiana stakes from a good field of 2-year-olds at City Park today. The race was at four and a half furlongs and worth $1470 to the winner. Lens was a decided favorite in the* betting and won easily by three lengths. Dungannon, who seemed a tritie lame going to the post, and Ruth’s Rat tler, who fell at the ninth jump in the steeplechase, were the only beaten fa vorites. The weather was clea.T and the track good. Tf. Gardner sold Gothollne to R. C. Worms today for $121)0. First race, one and a quarter miles, selling—Yachting Girl, 106 (Koerner), 4 to 1, won; Flying Charcoal, 111 (F. Perrett), 9 to 1, second; Piller, 107 (Dealy), 13 to 5, third. Time. 2:10 4-5. Second race, two miles, selling—Safely Light, 107 (Romanelli), 5 to 2, won; Dou ble, 104 (J. Tlennessy), 18 to 6, second; Helgerson, 107 (B. Smith), 13 to 5, third. Time, 8:34 2-5. Third race, short course, steeplechase— Custus, 156 (Sorell), 9 to 2, won; Bank Holiday, 128 (G. Pierce), 10 to 1, second; New Amsterdam, 165 (Pemberton), 4 to 1, third. Time, 3:23 3-5. Fourth race, Louisiana stakes for 2 year-olds, four and a half furlongs—Lens, 115 (J. Jones), 7 to 5, won; Karama, 118 (Obert), 9 to 2, second; Chamblet, 11N (Koerner), 6 to 1, third. Time, 0:54 1-5. Fifth race, one mile and a quarter, see ing—Granina, 109 (B. Smith), 9 to 6, won; lole, 104 (Farrow), 6 to 1, second; Bisque, 100 fPendergaat),' 30 to 1, third. Time, 2:01 8-5. Sixth race, seven furlongs, selling—Bra den. 100 (Griffith), 5 to 2, won; Daring, 99 (Dealy), 13 to 2, second; Bon Mot, 113 (E. Morrison). 5 to 2, third. Time, 1:27 4-5. Seventh race, five and a half furlongs, selling—Meadow Breeze, 105 (C. Morris), 6 to 5. ymn; Anna Smith, 110 (G. Schilling er), 9 to 2. second; Oratorian, 107 (D. Austin), 6 to 1, third. Time, 1:08 3-5. City Park Entries for Monday. First race, three and one-half furlongs, purse—Tom Dolan, 113; Merry Leap Year, 110; Captain Hale, Vendido, Doc Kyle. Big Hand, 108; Palatlna. Brightly, Larry D., Jack Lee, Nicoline. First Lika, Fanny Marks. Lady Mala, Romping Sister. 106. Second race, mile and sixteenth, Hell ing— Asceplias, 110; Trogan, T>abor. Gilfain, ; Flying Charcoal, Oravlna, Morendo, Rian, ! 107; Amberta, Doeskin, 105; Sanction, Bradley’s Pet. Yachting Girl, 101; Delca- ; rina, Thora Lee, 98. Third race, seven furlongs, purse—Mone- 1 trey, Jack Do lam 122; Debar, 117; Massive, 107. Fourth race, steeplechase, short course— Gould. 166: NeV Amsterdam, Charawlnd, 164; Dr. Nowlin. 159; Chanlay, 157; Oliver Me., 153; Ohio King. 150; Wild Range, 148; John E. Owens, 142; Sweet Jane, 140; Fly frig Rain Cloud. 136; Pirate. 130; Best Man, School Master, 128; Little Waniy, 127. Fifth race, mile, selling—Gauze, 112; Granada, 110; Longbright. Oural. 107; Lord Provost, Gold Coin, 104; Volonel Bart lett. 99; Begonia, 98. Sixth race, six furlongs, purse—Monet, 123; Pat Bulger, 118; John Carroll, 115; Strader, Billy Woodard, 111: Delphle, 107; Rickey, 98; Pitkin, 97; Polly Prim, 96; Ferroniere. 92. Seventh race, seven furlongs, selling— J Free Booter, St. Tammany. Envoy, 112; i Billy Handsel. Brushton, 109; Florizol, 107: fyftC^ache. Ay re. 105; Huzzah. 108; Daz- ! zle, Twenty Shot. Malediction, 102; Vlrgle i Withers, 100. Ladies of Birmingham, Notice! Do you wear the famous Hollem j Shoulder Brace and combination Skirt j Supporter. COLTS WILL PITCH THE OPENING GAME MANAGER VAUGHAN ANNOUNCES THAT HE WILL USE JONES, BAL LARD AND UTTER AGAINST GRIFFITH’S HIGHLANDERS. Manager Vaughan announced last night that there la little doubt that the first regular game of the season at the slag pllo park will be played next Saturday afternoon. All arrangements have been perfected, and Inasmuch as the player* of bot'h teams will bo here early In the week, both clubs should he In half-way good form to put up a satisfactory con test. “Jones, Utter and Ballard will do the twirling, the way It looks to me now.1’ said the big manager last night, In the midst of a fanning bee. “I Intend to give the youngsters every opportunity to show what stuff they are made of. and I shall continue to let them do the early pitching. If one man shows he Is able to pitch the entire game to the end; I may let him do so. but It seems to me It would be better to have them pitch about three Innings each, so none will be harmed by working too hard too early In the season.” A telegram was received yesterday from Sallee, announcing that owing to the death of Ills mother he will not report for duty for another week. A message came last night from Klsey at Nashville, stating he had received his release in writing from the Nashville club, and asking that hla transportation be sent him so he could come down at once. The ticket will be sent Monday, the earliest possible date, and Klsey will be on t'he grounds Tuesday at the latest. Walters has signed his contract' and mailed It in, according to a telegram re ceived yesterday by Manager Vaughan. Umpire Wilson Matthews of the South Atlantic league reached the city yester day with Mrs. Matthews. He has been engaged to umpire the exhibition games here. Manager Vaughan yesterday received a telegram from Shortstop Oyler, accepting the terms and asking that a contract be sent him for his signature. He said also he could not report before March 14. Catcher Harry Matthews will remain in Birmingham throughout the season. He has turned down the proposition to coach the college team, as his services are needed by the Barons during the ex hibition series. When you feel ail tired out and broken up generally, take Hood’s Sarsaparilla. EXCELSIOR STEAM LAUNDRY DOES EXQUISITE WORK GEORGE A. BUNN & 30N, 1817 Second Avenue. ’Phone 222.