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L TIPS FROM OTHERS. The Southern league newspapers are Jealous because Birmingham had the largest Fourth of July attendance in the aouth. The sporting editor of the Atlanta News takes the sporting editor of the Birmingham Age-Herald to task because It was claimed that Birmingham's attend ance was larger than that of Atlanta. He calls the sporting editor of The Age-Her ald “nervy,’ ’and openly declares the at tendance in Atlanta would double that in Birmingham. All of this gush was spouted before the official statement of the presi dent of the league was received by The Age-Herald and published. For the benefit of Mr. Curtis, who writes sports for the Atlanta News, it is herewith reproduced: “I congratulate you on having had the largest crowds on the Fourth that ever at tended a ball game in the south.’’ The above was addressed to President Baugh of the local club, and was signed by President Kavanaugh of the Southern league. The. Montgomery Journal, after intimat ing that the Pretzels would take three straight games from the Barons, switches on and airs a suspicion that Mlque Finn is getting something handed to him for retaining Herr Schmidt, the new pitcher, on his salary list. The same paper refers teasingly to the moustache that Mique wrears, as if he could keep the stiff hair off his Up. The Atlanta Georgian complains as fol lows: “The Idea, of hitting twelve times for twenty-one bases and then only get ting four runs. Tills is pretty near a record for the year.” The explanation is that Atlanta's hits came at the wrong time, when those that the, Barons rang up scored runs. Mr. Whiting, too. finds fault that the official scorer in Birmingham failed to give Dick Crosier a hit on the ball that Oyler was prevented from field ing by Archer's interference. There are always some people in every community who delight in pointing out the errors of his fellows. Such Willies, as In this case, generally speak out boldly after all wrongs have been adjusted. “Rabbit” Plass, according to the Com mercial-Appeal, is now the property of Memphis. It seems, according to this pa per. that he was loaned to Memphis by Frank of New Orleans, and that he was finally regularly enrolled after the pay ment of a. stiff price. Those western clubs are certainly playing the “brother-in-law” act. When Frank was in bad, gallant Mique Finn loaned him his best pitcher, Sorrell. When Cooley demonstrated the fact that he was a poor second baseman Frank immediately loaned Plass to Babb. This recalls, too, the fact that the uncle of Frank's wife owns fifty-nine shares of the stock of the Memphis club. Bill Douglas must take a mighty big slump In order to allow any other sea soned Southerner to rob him of the leader ship of the batters. The former Philadel phian is near the .400 notch, and yester day hit at the thousand mark, securing a total of seven bases in five times up, and all as white as sinearcase in hue. —Memphis Commercial-Appeal. In referring to the report that Judge Kavanaugh would not again be the presi dent of the league, Walter Taylor, in the Atlanta Journal, speaks out us follows: “If Judge Kavanaugh does not care for the place again on account of other business engagements. It looks as though Atlanta was entitled to the office. At lanta is without doubt the best hall town in the south, gives the best financial sup port to all clubs, and treats them fair ly In all things.” That Atlanta is one of the best ball towns in the league, is admitted. As to whether or not. however, It is the best, Is doubted. Still Atlanta might have good claims on the offices in case it is vacated. It begins to look as if Umpire Tack aberry Is good. The Memphis Commercial Appeal declares that in the Little Rock Memphis series he ruled impartially and well. Good umpires are sorely needed. In referring to the predecessor of Mr. Tackaberry, however, the Commercial Appeal states that Umpire Kennedy got homesick. It is barely possible that in case Frank did not control the Memphis team, the Memphis papers would refer to the fact that Kennedy mysteriously disappeared after making a decision that displeased Frank, and that he was next heard of only after he had reached his home in Massachusetts. Kennedy really left the league because life was too stren uous for him in Dixie, especially in New Orleans. Kennedy officiated in the game which was forfeited to New Orleans, be cause Atlanta would not submit to the “rubber ball” tactics. Pat Dougherty, according to the Wash ington Post, has again made a jump, this last one differing from the first In that he leapt from the outlaws into or ganized baseball. He will play witli the Chicago Americans. While with the out laws. Dougherty made an assault on an umpire, and was fined $100. This prob ably made him homesick. With Dough erty, Jack Deal went again into organ ized baseball. He will play first base for Cincinnati. The Montgomery Journal thinks that It is significant that the local spoiling writers are not claiming the three games that tlie Barons will play In the Capital City this week. The local sporting writers believe that the Barons will return with honor, but do not think tHat they will have a walk-over. It is believed here that Montgomery, with three more pitch •rs. has one of the best In the league. In commenting on the dismissal of Jerome I'tley from the pitching staff of the Memphll. the Commercial-Appeal has the following: "His work yesterday was sincere and earnest, but It takes more than that to hold jobs In the Southern.” BARONS CALLED FROM HOME AGAIN Leave This Morning for the Capital City OYLER IS SUSPENDED _* Montgomery Reinstated and Will Don Uniform This Afternoon—Man ager Vaughan Sure of Hon able Showing. STANDING. W. L. Pc. Shreveport . 43 2S .6118 New Orleans . 43 30 .589 Birmingham . 41 29 . 586 Memphis . 40 31 .5*3 A,lBn,B . 87 33 .529 Montgomery. 35 3,5 .493 Nashville. 27 49 . 355 Little Rock . 21 48 .304 Results Yesterday, Memphis 4, Little Rock 1. Shreveport 4, New Orleans 3. Games Today, Birmingham in Montgomery, Atlanta in Nashville. New Orleans In Memphis. Shreveport in Little Rock. After backing for a short time In the smiles of the local fans, the Barons have been called again to the hard and rocky paths. Harry Vaughan will lead his men from the slagplle this morning at 8:35 o'clock, over the Louisville and Nashville, Three games will be played in Montgomery, and three In Nashville. The Barons will re turn home next Sunday, and will receive In turn all of the western cluhs. The Ba rons were feeling prime last evening. Manager Vaughn felt sure of making an honorable showing. He did not think that Montgomery w'ould win the series with ease, and remarked that If he lost a single struggle, Mullaney would know that there had been a game. Oyler Suspended. The local management ordered the sus pension of Shortstop Oyler yesterday, and Immediately afterwards, reinstated Third Baseman Montgomery. Judge Kavanaugh was wired immediate ly concerning the action of the local club Montgomery will be played at thind this afternoon, and Alcock will cover the ground between the keystone and the ter tiary pillow. There will be no other changes in the line-up. In the first game, which will be played this afternoon, the Barons will again face the benders of young Maxwell, who since the Fourth of July game is considered something of a star by the local fans. Maxwell is a big piece of brilliance be yond a doubt, but there is no cinch that he will win this afternoon. He will be op posed by Irvin Wilhelm, and it is a cer tainty that the star slabman of the Ba rons will give an excellent account of himself. The Outcome. The locals and the Barons expect that there will be an even break on the present road trip. There is no doubt but that Montgomery will be a hard proposition. Of the three games, the Barons will at least cop one. and there is a possibility of winning the series. It will all depend on how the locals hit the ball, and how ex cellently the local twirers acquit them selves. Tn Nashville, two of the three games should be landed. If this pro gramme carries, then the even break wilt have resulted. There is Just a possibility that four games will be played in the Capital City, j That all depends on what Manager Mul laney decides. There is one postponed game to be played off in Montgomery, and if the big "Turk" wants it. a double header will be ordered. It might be that Mullaney will hesitate on account of his lurk of pitchers. A double-header would not phase the Barons, because there are four pitchers on the local staff who are always willing to work, and always in form. Vaughn optimistic. Manager Vaughn was optimistic last evening. He realized that he would he somewhat handicapped on account of the Injury of Oyler, but did not appear "down In the mouth.” Oyler will wire Manager Vaughn Wednesday as to whether or not he will be able to play In Nashville. "You may tell the fans,” said the man ager, "that 1 feel sure that we will uc qult ourselves honorably. I am well pleased with the showing made since the return from that western trip. No team in the league has played.better ball than we since, that time, and if the present gait is maintained we will finish ‘up in the pictures.' " The doctors are unable to say whether or not Oyler will lose his thumb nail. If the nail Is not lost', he will be able to get in the game after a short time. If the nail has to go, however, his absence will be considerably longer. NATIONAL LEAGUE. STANDING. W. L. Pc. Chicago. « » •* New York. * ®. Pittsburg. 40 -h •*>|4 Philadelphia. 39 38 Cincinnati. 30 44 -4'® Brooklyn. “ 43 -»j St. Louts. 38 4‘ ••Jl3 Boston. 26 47 •356 Cincinnati, 1; St. Louis, 0. St. Louis. July 8.—Cincinnati won from the locals today in a pitchers' battle be tween Bebee and Weimer. Score: R.H.E. St l,ouIs .000 999 000 0—0 5 1 Cincinnati.000 000 000 1-1 4 0 naileries—Bebee ami Grady and Mc Carthy: Weimer and Livingston. Time, 1:46. Umpires Carpenter and Klein. Pittsburg, 3; Chicago. 1. Chicago. July 8.—After eight Innings of superb pitching and great tlleldlng the locals gave Pittsburg the game In the ninth on a wild throw. Score: R.H.E. Chicago...000 000 001—l 6 1 Pittsburg.000 000 003—3 5 0 Batteries—I.undgren and Kling: Willis and Gibson Time, 1:53. Umpires John stone and O'Day. COUNTRY CLUB. After 9’ o’clock p. m. the 23rd Street car runs to coun try Club. B. R. L. & P. CO. WILHELM GIVES OPINION OF MONTGOMERY’S TEAM “I cannot see it that way.” This was the remark of Irvin Wilhelm when it was said in his presence that Montgomery was one of the strongest aggregations about the cjrcuit. The Baron slabmen gave the Pretzels credit for certain strength, but stated his opinion that they were not as strong as the circuit gen erally considered them. Wilhelm, for in stance, does not think that Montgomery is as strong as Atlanta. “The Legislators may be the stronger aggregation,” said he, “but I can’t see it that way.” It matters not what sporting writers may think or write, what a player thinks of another player, or what a team thinks of another aggregation, is always of much interest. No sooner had Wilhelm made the remark credited to him above, than a number of fans asked particularly con cerning his opinion. “I do not think the Montgomery club as strong as it is cracked up to be. The pitchers are good, but there are too few of them. Maxwell and Mallarky are fine, and Breitenstein is fast rounding into shape. Mullaney is good on first. Schwartz < is fair at second, but there is something that rankles *hlm, and he is not playing his usual game. I do not know what it is. Some say that there is trouble be tween Schwartz and Mullaney, and others say that the fans are roasting him. I do not know, but it seems to me that he ‘s not playing the game that he is capable of. Busch is a fair shortstop, only, and is weak at the bat. Perry is ordinary, every where. I do not t'hink either of the catch ers are ‘phenoms.' The outfield is good. Houtz ia most valuable, and Apperious is something of a star. McCann, too, is a most steady player.” In this way Wilhelm sizes up the Mont gomery aggregation. This is of especial interest in view of the fact that the Barons tackle that ag gregation this afternon. BROUTHERS JOINS FRANK THIS WEEK’S OUTLOOK _ In spite of the fact that Birmingham is today immediately on the skirts of New Orleans in the pennant race, the local fans may just as well make up their minds that this week will hardly see the Pelicans passed. That is, more properly, the local fans will hardly see the Barons return to Birmingham at the end of the week ahead of the Pelicans. Birmingham goes up against Montgom ery and Nashville. The Barons can hard ly expect to do better than make an even. break with the Pretzels and the Finns. Furthermore, the absence of Oy ler will also work as a handicap. On the other hand. New Orleans goes to Memphis* and Little Rock. In Memphis, the games will probably end as Frank sees fit. It is likely that an even break will be made. In Little Rock Frank will swamp the Travelers. While Birmingham is handicaped by the absence of a good man, Oyler, New Orleans Is continually strengthening. Brouthers, the old Montgomery star third baseman, and who has played with the Philadelphia Athletics this season, joined the Pelicans yesterday, and will prob ably get In the game this afternoon. If Frank continues the strengthening and weeding out process, he will have a big league team In the south. Just what he will do with O’Brien, Atz, Cargo and Blake is unknown. The addition of Brouthers, who is a line fielder, and a great hitter, wdll make Frank's aggre gation well night Impregnable. It is evi dent that Frank has seen where Bir mingham would make a stout bid for the pennant, and decided to get busy himself with a new team. Shreveport will hardly lose its lead this week. In Little Rock, the Pirates will have an easy time, and in Memphis, the Pirates should win. It is very likely, therefore, that the end of the week will find things as they are today. BURCH OF ERRORS LOSES FOR "BREIT” LOCALS MADE SEVEN ERRORS. THE “TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR WONDER” PITCHES WELL, BUT LOSES TO YOUNG FRITZ. New Orleans. July 8.—Errors and timely hitting won the last game of the series for Shreveport today by the score of 4 to 2. Heavy rains delayed the start and made the game slow. Breitenstein pitched ex cellent ball, but lacked support. Score: Shreveport— AB. It. H. PO. A. E. Evans. 2b. 3 1 0 4 1 0 Burns, ms. 5 1 1 o 4 1 Abstein. lb. 4 0 1 9 0 0 Daley. If. 4 112 0 0 King, cf. 3 0 0 8 0 0 Hess. 3b. 4 0 2 0 2 0 Rapp, c. 4 0 0 2 0 1 Gilks, rf. 4 0 0 2 0 0 Fritz, p. 4 1 0 0 4 0 Totals . 35 4 5 27 11 2 New’ Orleans— AB. R. H. PO. A. E. Riekert. If. 5 0 2 2 ft 0 Cargo. 2b. 4 0 2 3 3 0 Atz, ss. 3 0 0 3 5 1 Blake, cf. 5 0 0 1 0 0 Knoll, rf. 3 0 0 1 0 0 Beck, lb. 3 0 1 10 1 1 O'Brien. 31). 4 0 1 0 2 2 Stratton, c. 4 1 1 5 3 2 P»reitenstGin, p. 4 1 2 2 5 1 Totals. 35 2 9 27 19 7 Score by innings: Shvereport .003 000 010—4 New Orleans .ooi ooo 001—2 Summary: Two-base hit—Breitenstein. Three-base hit—Abstein. Stolen bases— Daley. Sacrifice hits—Cargo. Beck. Double play—Cargo to Atz. Struck out—By Breit enstein 3, by Fritz 3. Passed ball—Strat ton. Left on bases—New Orleans ft, Shreve port 7. First base on errors—New Orleans 1. Shreveport ti. Time—1:59. Umpire—Buck ley. ROY MONTGOMERY. Has been reinstated, and will play third base for the locals this afternoon In the Capital City. AMERICAN” ASSOCIATION. At Louisville: First game—Louisville 10, Toledo 6. Second game—Louisville 9. To ledo 4. At Columbus: Columbus 3, Indianapo lis 0. At Milwaukee: Milwaukee 10, St. Paul 3. At Kansas City: Minneapolis o, Kansas City 0. otherTgames. L. & N., 8; B. A. C„ 1. The L. & N. defeated the B. A. C. In a well played game on their grounds at West End Saturday. The feature of the game was the pitching of "Soldier” Hall, not allowing a hit and striking out twelve men. Score by Innings: K. H E. B A c .000 000 010—1 0 5 L' & N.102 020 201—8 19 2 Batteries: Cobb. Ware and Sibley; Hull and Pettus. COTTON STATES LEAGUE. At Baton Rouge—Baton Rouge 4, Mo bile 5. * At Vicksburg—Meridian 5; Vicksburg 0. MEMPHIS WINNER IN FIVE INNING GAME BUNCHED HITS IN TWO INNINGS. RAIN PREVENTS FNISH, AND RENDERS DOUBLEHEADER IM POSSIBLE. Memphis, July 8.—Memphis won today's game which was called after the fifth inning on account of rain by bunching hits in the first and second Innings. A second game was scheduled, but neces sarily was postponed. Score: Little Rock— AB. R. H. PO. A. E. DeArmond, ss. 2 1 1 1 1 0 Meany, rf. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Douglas, c. 2 0 0 4 0 0 Quick, lb. 2 0 0 6 0 0 Johnson, p. 2 0 0 0 1 1 Hickey, 3b. 2 0 0 0 4 0 Drennen. cf. 2 0 0 1 0 0 Brady, If. 2 0 *0 0 0 0 Watt, 2b. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Totals.16 1 1 12 6 1 Memphis- AB. R. H. PO. A. E. Thiel, If. 1 2 10 0 0 Babb, 3b. 2 0 0 1 1 0 Carey, lb. 2 0 0 6 0 0 Nicholls, ss. 2 0 2 1 2 0 Nadeau, cf. 2 0 0 1 0 0 Haidt, 2b. 2 1 0 0 2 0 Plass, rf. 2 0 0 0 0 0 Hurlburt, c. 2 0 0 6 0 0 Liebhardt, p. 2 110 10 Totals. 17 4 4 15 6 0 Score by Innings Little Rock.000 10—1 Memphis.lou 0*—4 Summary: Two base hits—Liebhardt. Three base hits—Nicholls. Home run— Thiel. Stolen bases—Nicholls. Bases on balls—Off Liebhardt 1. Struck out—By Johnson 3. by Liebhardt 6. Hit by pitcher —Thiel. Time, :50. Umpires, Clark and Zimmer. LEATHER WORKERS MEET. Will Not Support Candidates Who Re fuse to Pledge Themselves. New York. July 8.—The Amalgamated Leather Workers’ Union of America, which has been holding a convention in this city, elected the following officers: General president. J. T. Gilligan, Lowell, Mass. Secretary-treasurer, John Roache, Oloan, N. Y. A constitutional provision for the pro tection of local funds was adopted in that all financial officers must be bonded. With regard to the nine-hour day. it was agreed that the financial support of tlie organiza tion should be guaranteed to locals mak ing such demands. Resolutions were adopted advising officers and members to participate actively in political affairs, and to support no candidate who refused to pledge himself on labor unions. WILLIAM GREETS HAAKON. Emperor and King Embrace and Smother Each Other With Kisses. Trondhjen. Norway, July 8.—Emperor William arrived here this afternoon on the Hamburg. King Haakon immediately went on board and the two monarchs em braced cordially, kissing each other sev eral times. They remained together in the state cabin for forty minutes. After wards they went ashore and drove to the palace amid the enthusiastic acclamations of the crowd. At the palace the German Emperor was greeted by Queen Maud and the little Crown Prince Olaf was present ed to him. At the end of this visit. Emperor Wil liam returned to the Hamburg. He came ashore later In the evening again and attended the gala dinner at the palace. The press of Norway comments on the Importance of this visit. THROUGH CARS TO EAST LAKE CASINO. Leave corner 2d avenue and 18th street every evening at 8, 8:12, 8:24 and go through without stop.. There in time for the show—Quick traveling this. Attractive ade. *re illustrated. Let the Gawk make your illustration*. Age-Herald Building MARSHALL FARMERS UNION IS STRONG MUCH ENTHUSIASM SHOWN AT MEETING IN GUNTERSVILLE. BABE WELLS IS SHOT AND KILLED AT WYETH CITY. Ountersville, July 8.—(Special.)—'The Marshall county farmers’' union held a meeting here last Saturday which was at tended by more than four hundred rep resentative citizens and farmers of the county. Ttue occasion was a rally and speech-making by different members of the organization from different places in the state. The size of the crowd and en thusiasm displayed was a cansiderable surprise to all, as such a large attend ance was not anticipated. The organ ization already has one large warehouse at Albertville, with another In process of construction at Boaz and plans for mulated to build the third one at this place before the fall trade begins. There is every appearance of thrift and good business management connected with the organization in this county. The Fourth contributed its share of fatalities as the result of too much whisky in the form of another killing in Wyeth City on that date. Pone Lang and Babe Wells were t brothers-ln-laws and had a falling out during the day. Wells went home and found his wife in bed sick so the report goes. Some words passed be tween them, she severely rebuking him for being out all day and leaving her I alone in bed sick. Lang came in about this time and took part in the conversa tion, between his sister and her husband. After the exchange of some bitter words on both sides Lang shot Wells in the knee and thigh completely severing the femoral artery which caused his death in a few hours. Sheriff Adamson and deputies made considerable effort to cap ture Lang, but he made good his escape. The republican county convention met here yesterday and nominated Dr. D. A. Morton of !3oaz a candidate for the leg islature and Thomas B. Hayes of the same place candidate for sheriff. Both men are good men and will no doubt make it quite interesting for their dem ocratic opponents, whoever they may be In the November election. The democratic executive committee met here yesterday for the purpose of fixing the assessment to be levied against candidates for the different offices in the county. Candidates for sheriff were taxed the sum of $40 while candidates for rep resentative and senator Were taxed $10 each. After transacting a small amount of routine business the committee ad journed subject to tlie call of the chair man for the purpose Oi arranging the details of the primary election to be held August 27. ALL ABOUT IT. Off to the road. Billiard is pitching great ball for Merid ian. The Barons expect to return with all honor. The three leaders are getting very close together. No American league games scheduled yesterday. Three points behind the Pelicans, and | coming fast. Louisville took a Sunday double-header from Toledo. Ts the “rubber hall" matter dead? It looks that way. Alcock says he will do his best. That much is certain. Maxwell and Wilhelm this afternoon. A great game, certain. Rreitenstein did his best to save the day and managed to get in a double. Breitenstein was beaten yesterday by the Pirates. Fritz twirled for the latter. Oyler is hopeful that he will be able to join the team within the next few days. Grantland Rice still writes poetry for the Cleveland News and the Atlanta Journal. Atlanta would home the next president of the Southern league. So wpuld New Orleans. Atlanta deserves credit for the recent showing against Birmingham. There is no doubt of that fact. Yesterday, the Pelicans scored seven rollicking errors. Judging from that show ing. Frank does need an infield. Holler for them, and aid in landing this first game. It will be a triumph If Max well is handed one on his home lot. It is doubted whether Frank would change his position for the presidency of the league. He is its dictator, presum ably. Molesworth knows nothing of a bet having been made to the effect that he. would hit harder this season than Ap perlous. “Commodore” Orcutt holds forth at the Apollo this afternoon. There is no better speiler in the business than the “Com modore.” There are several good hitters among the pitchers of the league. Breitenstein, Clark, Fisher, Liebhardt and Johnston are examples. Montgomery will again get in the game this afternoon after some w’eeks of sus pension. He will hit hard beyond a doubt, and will be improved in his fielding. Mique Finn is laying for the Barons, and declares that he will get revenge. It is remembered that the Barons have lost but one game to the Finns this sea son. Birmingham is baseball crazy just now. The locals have some hopes of a pennant. Prank will end those hopes, however, if he continues to crowd his team with big leaguers. Ivavanaugh says that the Fourth of July crowds In Birmlqgham were the largest that ever saw’ a ball game in the south. 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Brutus and Caesar, and the tug Wompatuck, all under com mand of Commander Harry H. Mosley, U. S. N., Is due to reach Manily July 12, when she w’ill have covered a distance of something like 12,000 miles. The Dewey, which is destined to dock the largest ships of the American naval force In the far east, started from Solomons Islands De cember 28 last. The National Amateur Gold champion ship will be decided on the links at Englewood. N. J., this week, with W. Chandler Egan of Chicago, who won the championship two years in succession, a* one of the contestants. Others who will play are Walter J. Travis, who w;a American champion three yoar3; Jerome D. Travis of Princeton, the Metropolitan champion; D. E. Sawyer of Chicago, Har old Weber of Toledo and A, L. White of Boston, participating. On Saturday probably twenty yachts of various sizes will leave Chicago on a race to Mackinac under the auspices of the Chicago Yacht club. Boats from To ronto, Toledo and Detroit are expected to compete for the prize, the Chicago Yacht club Mackinac cup. The Bizley rifle tournament will open in England tomorrow When the Queen's Westminsters will be pitted against a strong Canadian team. The latter includes members from all over Quebec and On tario, and the great northwest, and eveu British Columbia is represented. The team is commanded by Lieut. Col. E. W. Wilson, commanding the Third reg iment, Victoria Rifles, of Canaua. for talk, as Taylor Is not connected with Pittsburg. Billy Smith Is after a new centerflelder. If he maintains the pace set here Satur day. he will have a deal of trouble In finding one his superior. Billy's work Wednesday, however, was well to the bad. The Montgomery Advertiser predicts a slaughter for the Barons. Incidentally, the Advertiser pays Oyler a very nice com pliment, and intimates that 'his absence will materially aid the Legislators in handing out a couple of defeats. The Atlanta papers are a trifle sore that Billy Smith did not land one of the games played here. Billy did well, exceedingly well, to get off as light as he did. The At lanta writers should remember that the Firemen took hut one game when last the Barons played on Piedmont grounds. After playing a magnificent game, Chi cago dropped the struggle to Pittsburg yesterday. A wild throw, it is remem bered. lost the New York Americans the championship of the world once upon a time. Chesbro’s spit ball took an ugly up ward shoot and Boston scored. ( All of the teams get busy today. The Pelicans are In Memphis, the Barons in Montgomery, the Pirates In Little Kock and the Firemen In Nashville. The Fire men should get a move on them and go | above the Mehphli this week. Montgom ery would probably check such an ambi tion. however. Liebhardt again Rtarred yesterday. Ill five Innings, he yielded -but one hit, and got a double, himself. Rain broke up the game at that point. A double header was Intended, but was necessarily postponed. Johnson twirled for the Travelers, and allowed the Memplill to bunch hits. Interrogations to Frank: What about the "rubber ball" scandal? How will you come out In Memphis this time? How did you manage the Atz deal? How many men have you on your pay roll right now? Are you above or below the salary limit? If either is true, how much? Who will be the next president of the league? Please give any other information that you think would be good reading. Within the last ten days, Frank has added to his staff Jakey Atz, shortstop, and Brouthers, third baseman. Nothing has been said concerning the release of either O'Brien, Cargo, Blake or Bird. It is gently whispered this morning that Frank can hardly maintain a big league “team in the south and pay the men but $2S00. It Is again gently whispered that Frank has now more than fourteen men on his pay roll. No explanation is ask ed for. Every thing Is all right, all right. It Is now pointed out that If Birmingham wins the pennant, the Barons will have to conquer a big league team. Frank evidently saw the end, and gnt busy. However tills Is, it is evident that Frank can get men where others see nothing. Excursion Rates Via Atlantic Coast Line. Tuscaloosa, Ala.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale Juna 12, 13, 16. IS, 23, 25, July 2, 7, 9, final limit 15 days. Extension can be secured t» September 30, 1906. Nashville, Tenn.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale June 10 11. 12, 18, 19. 20, July 5, 6. 7, final limit 15 days In addition to date of sale. Ex tension of limit can be secured to Sep tember 30, 1906. San Francisco and Los Angeles, Calif.— Kow rates account National Educational association, July 9. 13. Dates of sale Juno •>4 to July 6. Inclusive. Final limit Sep Umber 15, 1906- Stop-overs and side trips. Lexington, Ky.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale July 29, 30 and August 1. 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LOW RAILROAD RATES. $6.67 Atlanta, 6a. and Return VIA Southern Railway Tickets on sale July 2, 3 and 4, good returning July 8. 1906. Four trains daily, leaving Birming ham 6:40 a. m., 4:05 p. m., 6:50 p. m. and 11:30 p. m. Pullman Sleeping Car on all trains. 1 J. N. HARRISON, D. p. A. * Birmingham, Ala. .