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1 Johnson-Pitches Good Ball and Wins |"“HlrSlJ ................•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*...... ■ BARONS WIN DECISIVE BATTLE WITH ARTHUR JOHNSON PITCHING Sloan and Hemingway Hit the Ball in Timely Fashion CRACKERS REGISTER ONLY FIVE BINGLES Crackers' Errors Are Costly and the Game Is Slow and Marred by 'Bickering of the Visitors SOUTHERN LEAGUE STANDING Played. Won. Lost. Pet. Nashville . 12 0 3 • 1 New Orleans. 11 8 3 .727 Memphis. 12 7 -»>83 Birmingham . 12 6 Mobile. H 5 r» <rr’ Chattanooga . 11 4 7 .364 Atlanta . 12 4 8 .333 Little Rock. 11 3 8 .273 Results Yesterday Birmingham 5, Atlanta 2. Chattanooga 6. Little Rock 0. New Orleans 5, Mobile 0. Memphis 2, Nashville 0. Games Today Mobile at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Memphis. Little Rock at Nashville. By RICHARD F. LlSSIF.lt Arthur .lohnnon Hinged n successful eomehnek yesterday afternoon at Rlekwood Field and held the Atlanta Cracker* to five widely scattered lilts, winning by the score of 6 to 2. It was a slow and raggedly played game on the part of Atlanta, but the Barons fielded In good style and hit timely. Manager Billy Smith, having seen •e^eral of his pitchers get bumped •everely, started Hlelt, a recrul! who baa made an auspicious start so fur this season. Illctt would have held the score down but errors by Ills team mates kept him In hot water all the time. The Barons were only able to garner seven henlthy blows off the delivery of Hlett, one a two-base wal lop by Floy Ellam. The Barons started scoring in the first, ■cored a duo in the second inning and two more in the fifth. The Crackers’ only runs came in the fourth on a pass and home-run wallop by Lee. the recruit right fielder. A rally in the ninth was quickly quenched. In their half of the first Bowden of the Crackers singled and reached third on two outs. He died there when Rum ler fanned. SLOAN’S HIT IS BADLY BUNGLED For the Barons Cecil Coombs was passed and forced by Magee at second. Magee was forced by Clark and on Sloan’s single to left scored. Sloan's single was badly fielded, Bowden kick ing tiie ball around, aided and abetted by Moran. On the relay to catch the speeding Clark, Tullos allowed the ball to go through him and Sloan reached third. It was farcical. In the second Hemingway opened with s sharp single to right. Ellam shot a two-bagger to center and Hemingway scored* Ellam scored on Johnson's ring ing single to left. This was the only in ning where the Barons were able to bunch hits off Hiett for scores. In the fifth inning, after the Crackers had come within one run of tying tlie score Clark filed out, but Sloan was hit on the knee. McBride tapped to Tullos, who juggled and then threw the ball away, allowing Sloan to score and Mc Bride to reach third. Hemingway then singled to center scoring McBride. Hem ingway stole second and third but Ellam and Wallace filed out. After the fifth the Barons were retired in order. In the fourth inning the Crackers made their lone scores when Bisland walked and scored after Eibel and Tullos had Hied out on Bee's terrific hit to the left field bleachers for a homer. In the other Innings whenever the Crackers threat ened to score a rapid double play and fast fielding intervened. v WILLIAMS AND UMPIRE BICKER The game was not devoid of bickering and Otto Williams, the veteran keystoner of the Crackers, was chased in the sec ond inning by Umpire Rudderham for talking too much. In the fourth Inning, after Johnson fanned and reached first In safety on a passed ball by Rumler was later called out by Rudderham at the instance of Manager Billy Smith, who in structed the umpire on the rules of the frame. The Barons start a three-game > 1 . t ' I I ' -• HEAVY HITTING FIELDER _IS PLAYING FINE BALL YALE "TOD” SLOAN Slugger secured from Nashville Vols is beginning to show real form series with New Orleans at Rickwootl Field tomorrow afternoon. The Official Pcore Atlanta— AB. R. hL O. A. K Bowrlen, If. 4 0 1 4 0 2 Potts. 2b. 3 0 0 5 ft ft Williams, 2b. ... 0 ft ft 1 1 0 Moran, cf. 1 ft ft ft ft ft Rumler, c.4 ft 0 1 1 2 Bisland. ss. 3 1 1 4 6 ] Eible, lb. 3 0 1 7 ft 0 Tullos. 3b.4 ft 1 1 2 ft Lee. rf. 3 1 l 1 ft 0 Hiett. p. 3 0 ft ft 2 0 •Nelderlson . 1 0 0 ft ft 0 Totals .32 2 5 24 12 5 •Batted for Hiett in ninth. Birmingham— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Coombs, Jb.2 0 ft 8 1 1 Magee, cf. 4 ft ft 1 ft 0 Clark, 2b.4 1 ft 5 4 ft Sloan, rf.3 1 2 2 ft 0 McBride. If. 4 1 1 3 ft C Hemingway, 3b.. 4 I 2 1 2 ft Ellam, ss.3 1 1 1 4 1 Wallace, c. 3 ft ft 5 1 ft Johnson, p. 3 0 1 1 3 0 Totals .3ft 5 7 27 15 2 Score by innings: Atlanta .000 200 000—2 Birmingham .120 020 ftO*—5 SUMMARY Two-base Hits—Ellam, Bisland. Home Run—Lee. Stolen Bases—Hemingway 2, Coombs. McBride. Double Play—Ellam, Clark to Coombs. Sacrifice Hits—Wallace, Williams. Base on Balls—Johnson 3, Hiett 3. Left on Bases—Atlanta 6, Birming ham 6. Hit by Pitched Ball—Hiett (Sloan). Struck Out—Johnson 5, Hiett 1. Passed Balls—Rumler 2. Wild Pitch—Johnson 1. Time of Game— 1:50. Umpire—Rudderham. NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDING Played. Won. Lost. Pet. Philadelphia . ft 8 1 .889 Cincinnati . 10 7 3 . 700 Pittsburg . 9 5 4 . 558 Chicago .. 10 5 5 .500 Boston . 10 5 5 .50r St. Louis . 11 5 6 . 455 Brooklyn . 9 4 n .444 New York . 10 3 7 .300 Braves Stop Phillies* Streak Philadelphia, April 24.—Philadelphia’s winning streak was broken when Boston outplayed the home team at all points to day and won by 10 to 2. The visitors Knocked Mayer off the rubber in three innigs and kept up its bard hitting at Oeschgcr's expense. The home team’s two runs were homers by Luderus and Becker. Score: R.H.E. Boston . 103 021 102—10 1L 0 Philadelphia . 000 001 100- 2 7 3 Batteries: Hughes and Go\*dy; Mayer, Oeschger and Killifer, Burns. Reds and Pirates Tie Pittsburg, April 24.—With the score tied ! at 1 to 1 at the close of the eighth inning the game between Pittsburg and Cincin nati today was called to allow' the teams to catch trains. A walk, a sacrifice and a single by Wagner gave the Pirates their run in the fourth. The visitors tied the1 score in the sixth when Herzog singled and Griffith tripled. Score: R.H.E. Cincinnati . 000 001 00-1 « 1 Pittsburg . 000 100 00-1 4 0 Batteries: Ames, Lear and Wingo; Me-; Quillen and Schang. Matthewson Beaten Brooklyn, April 24.—George Cutshaw’s timely hitting featured today's 7 to 6 vic tory by Brooklyn over New York. Three times the little second baseman faced Mathcwson with men on bases and each time he supplied the necessary hit. In the seventh, with the score tied and the bases full, he drove in two runs with a clean single to left. New York bunched three hits on top of two passes in the first inning off Ap pleton, knocking the youngster out of the box. Pat Ragan finished the game in mid season style, holding the Plants to two hits. The twro scored off him in the fifth wei« ciue to an error by Zimmerman, who muffed a drive from Lobert. Cut shaw, Shultz, O'Mara and aMthewson did some start fielding. Fletcher wras ordered off the field in the eighth inning for protesting against tlu umpire’s judgment on a called strike. Grant took his place. Score: R.H.E. New York . 300 020 000-6 5 4 Brooklyn . 002 201 20*-7 8 2 Batteries: Mathewson and Myers; Ap pleton, Ragan and McCarty. Sallee Wins St. Louis, April 24.—Timely hitting, coupled with the shut out pitching of Sallee, combined today to give St. Louis a 3 to 0 victory over Chicago. Score: R.H.E. Chicago . 000 000 000—0 2 3 St. Louis .*010 000 11*—3 5 1 Batteries: Zabel and Bresnaban; Sallee and Snyder. \ AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDING Played. Won. Lost. Pet. Detroit . 11 9 2 ^818 Washington . 9 5 1 .556 New York . 9 5 4 .556 Po§ton . 8 4 4 .500 Cleveland . 11 5 6 .455 Chicago . 11 5 6 .455 Philadelphia . 8 3 5 .375 St. Louis . 11 3 8 .273 Boland Wins Again Cleveland, April 24.—Detroit won its eighth straight game today when it de feated Cleveland 6 to 0. Boland, De troit’s Southern league recruit, pitched brilliantly, and received great support. He held Cleveland to five hits, scattered through as many innings. Veach of De troit made three singles and a double and received a pass in five trips to the plate. Score: R.H.E. Cleveland .000 000 000—0 5 3 Detroit .020 020 200-« 11 2 Batteries: Steen, Hagerma-n, Walker and O’Neill: Boland and McKee. Waller Johnson Is Hit Hard New York, April 24.—The New York Americans took revenge on Walter John son for shutting them out last week when they batted him today for 12 hits p. nd defeated Washington 4 to 0. Caldwell held the visitors to two scratch hits, both made by Milan. In the fourth inning Caldwell knocked down Milan’s bounder but no one could field it, while tn the ninth Milan hit so hard through Boone that it was recorded as a hit. Score: R.H.E. Washington .000 000 000-4) 2 1 New York .000 202 00*—4 1 2 3 Batteries: Johnson and Ainsmith; Cald well and Sweeney. Benz Wins Chicago, April 24.—Joe Benz held St. Louis to four scattered hits today and Chicago made it three straight from the Browns, 4 to 1. In the second J. Collins' double and an error by Lavan counted for two Chicago runs. James’ wild pitch in the third gave Chicago two more. Score: R.H.E. St. Louis .000 100 000—1 4 2 Chicago .020 200 00*-4 8 3 Batteries: James, Perryman. Baum gardner and Agnew; Benz and Schalk. Ahletics Win Boston, Aflril 24.—Philadelphia won from Boston in the first four innings to day .the final score being 6 to 3. In those periods the visitors hit Leonard’s de livery hard, but could not get a hit off Ruth or Foster, who succeeded him. Pen nock held Boston hitless after the sec ond inning, but grew wild as the game went on, passing 10 Boston batsmen, four of them on successive bases on balls in the eighth. Score: R.H.E. Philadelphia .210 300 000—6 7 3 Boston .100 000 011-3 4 1 Batteries: Pennock and McAvoy; Leon ard, Ruth, Foster and Carrigan and Thomas. COLLEGE BASEBALL At Worcester, Muss.: University of Pennsylvania 2, Holy Cross 7. At Wllliamstown, Mass.: Williams 12, Colby 5. At Lexington, Va.: Virginia military institute 3, Roanoke college 8. At Providence, R. X.: Yale 3, Brown 2. At New York: Columbia 0, Harvard 8. At Annapolis: Naval Academy 11, Uni versity of Georgia 0. At Piinocton: Princeton 1, Cornell 0. At West Point, N. Y.: Army 2, 1*: hlgh 0. Tech Trims Vandy Atlanta, April 24.—Georgia Tech won an 11-Inning baseball game from Van derbilt here today, 4 to 3. Vanderbilt look the lead in the sixth inning but Tech tied the srore in the ninth. Van derbilt staged a triple play in the third inning, Currcy to Davidson to Bruttt, Score: XX.H.K Georgia Tech...000 020 001 01—4 ID 2 Vanderbilt 100 002 OflO On—8 » 3 Batteries: Semter and Morrison; Mc Clure and Cody. V /\a!Learn />£ Tra.p ‘—r Shooting I THE universal sport that I I appeals to both sexes and I ii '1 all ages. Every woman should ■ 11 ^now ^ow to use a gun for | HI the protection of herself and '-^►JBher home. Ipafil Trapshooting at clay targets jl teaches accurate shooting and pro I rides no end of outdoor I sport. All you naed is a barrel of clay targets and a [ J HAND TRAP Price $4.00 at your dealers or sent prepaid by us. Writ* for Hand Trap Bookl*l. "Diana of tit* Trap*" and "Th* Sport Alluring." All Fr*e. DU PONT POWDER CO. frtit"-1—1 1*02 Wiheiesten. DeL GOOD PITCHING FEATURE _OF YESTERDAY’S GAME Nashville, Mobile and Little Rock Are Blanked—Marshall Hurls One Hit Game—Robertson Invincible at Nashville Excellent pitching was the feature of every game played in the South ern league circuit yesterday. There were three shutout victories, Memphis, New Orleans and Chattanooga blank ing their opponents. The results fol low : WEAVER S PITCHING TOO MUCH FOR GULLS New Orleans. April 24.—Weaver for New Orleans allowed but three hits to oay and New Orleans won the third straight victory from Mobile fi to 0. Two singles and a double, coupled with an error by Gudger in the first inning, gave the local team three of its rurs. Score: Mobile— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Powell, If. 4 0 0 1 0 0 Miller, cf. 2 0 0 3 1 0 Northen. rf. 4 0 0 3 0 0 Perry, 2b. 3 0 0 2 2 ft Calhoun, 3b. ... 4 ft 2 10 0 0 Schmidt, c.2 0 ft 3 0 0 Dobard, ss.3 0 1 1 4 0 .Cowan. 3b. 3 0 0 1 2 ft Gudger, p. 3 0 0 0 5 3 Totals ...... 28 0 3 24 14 3 New Orleans— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Hendryx, cf. ... 2 1 1 0 0 0 Reilly, ss.”. 3 1 1 0 8 0 Sylvester, If. .. 4 1 2 3 «) 0 Thomas, 3b. ... 4 1 1 l n 0 Coyle, rf.4 ft 1. 1 ft 0 Flick. 2b.4 ft 2 3 4 0 Bluhm, lb.4 I 0 17 0 0 Higgins, c.4 ft 3 2 2 0 Weaver, p.. 0 0 ft 2 o Totals . 32 6 9 27 J6 0 Score by innings: Mobile . 00ft 000 000—0 New Orleans . 300 001 1ft*—6 Summary: Two-base hits. Sylvester 2. Higgins. Sacrifice hit, Reilly. Struck out, Gudger 3, Weaver 1. Bases* oi l-alls. Gudger 2. Weaver^4. Double play, Reilly to Flick to Bluhm. Left on bases. Mobile 5, New Orleans 5. First on errors. New Orleans 1. Time, 1:45. Umpires. Breitenstein and Kerin. MEMPHIS TRIMS NASHVILLE VOLS Nashville. Tenn., April 24.—Nashville > could get but three hits off Robertson ' tills afternoon and lost the final game of the series to Memphis, 2 to 0. But two [ Nashville batters reached second base. Memphis bunched hits in the fourth and Lord's sacrifice fly scored Allison with the only run needed to win. Score: Memphis— A B. R. H. O. A. E. Allison, cf. 4 2 2 ft ft <> Coyle, rf. 3 ft 1 3 ft o McDermott, 3b. 3 0 1 0 3 0 *••••••••••••••••••••••«••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Lord, If. 1 0 0 2 0 ft Dun eke!, lb. 3 0 0 16 1 0 Cruthers. 2b. 4 0 1 0 5 0 Lindsay, bb. 4 0 1 2 5 0 Sell lei, c. 3 0 1 4 0 0 Robertson, p. 4 0 0 0 3 0 Totals . 29 2 7 27 17 U Nashville— AB. R. H. O. A. E. King, cf. 4 0 o 4 0 0 Stark, ss. 4 0 0 4 4 1 Baker. 2b. 4 0 113 0 Paulette, lb. 4 0 0 10 0 o Farmer, rf. 3 0 0 1 0 0 Dlamor d. 3b. 3 0 0 1 2 o McCabe, If. 3 o 1 o o o Smith, c. 2 0 1 fi 1 0 Berger, p. 3 0 0 0 5 0 Totals . 30 0 3 27 15 1 Score by innings: Memphis . 000 100 010—2 Nashville . 000 000 000—0 Summary: Two-base hits, Allison 2, McDermott, Schlei, Baker. Struck out, by Robertson 3. Berger 4. Hit by pitcher, Smith. Sacrifice hits. Coyle, Lord, Dunckel. Time, 2:00. Umpires, Pfen niger and Chesnutt. MARSHALL PITCHES SENSATIONAL BALL Little Rock, Ark., April 24.—Marshall allowed Little Rock only one hit today while Moran was hit freely and Chatta nooga won, 6 to 0. Score: Chattanooga— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Roberts, cf. 5 0 0 2 0 0 Starr, 2b. 4 0 1 0 1 0 Johnston, if. 5 1 2 3 0 0 Harris, lb. 4 1 0 14 0 0 McCormick, rf. 4 1 2 3 0 0 Graff. Sb. 3 110 4 1 Caveny. ss. 3 2 2 4 3 0 Kitchens, c. 4 0 112 0 Marshall, p. 3 0 0 0 2 0 Totals . 36 fi 9 27 12 1 Little Rock— AB. R. H O. A. E. Shaw, rf. 3 0 0 1 1 0 Downey, 2b. 3 o 0 2 3 0 Jantzen, cf. 4 0 l 2 o 0 Daly. If. 3 0 o 2 0 0 Brautigan, 3b. 3 0 0 3 1 0 Gibson, c. 3 0 0 8 10 Manes, lb. 3 0 0 fi 0 0 Tesch, ss. 3 0 0 3 2 0 Moran, p. 3 0 0 0 2 1 Totals . 23 0 1 27 10 1 Score by Innings: Chattanooga .000 301 020—6 Little Rock . 000 000 000-0 Summary: Two-base hit s, Jantzen, Kitchens. Home run. Caveny. Sacrifice hit. Harris. Struck out. by Moran 6, by Marshall 1. Bases on balls, off Moran i, off Marshall 2. First base on errors. Lit tle Rock 1, Chattanooga 1. Left on bases, Little Rock 3, Chattanooga 7. Time, 1:30. Umpire, O’Toole. I DIAMOND SPARKS Arthur Johnson, by pitching baseball yesterday afternoon, hung up his first victory of the season. Johnson allowed five scat tered hits. * • • The sun was hot yesterday. ■* * * New Orleans arrives in town tomor row morning for a series of three games. The fans will have a chance to see the former Baronial favorite— Clarence Smith—in action. Smith is ' pitching some classy baseball this spring. * • • The longer Cecil Coombs plays at the first bag—the better he looks to the fans. ... The question of who will play In center field for the Barone thle sea son Is likely to be settled within the next few days. Let the fans have a guessing contest. . • • The Barons are now resting at the .BOO notch in the league standing. If they hang around this mark until the first of July another pennant will come to the Barons. • • • j A Louisville writer in the Sporting * News states that the pitchers of the Colonels are in better shape than any other hurling staff in the American association. The Louisville Colonels trained at Lakeland, about 90 miles * south of Orlando, the Barons’ train ing camp. i • • • ‘ At Lakeland, when the Barons played a series of two games and were trimmed, it was stated by the i Colonels that only cold weather had r been encountered—yet the Colonels’ 1 pitching staff arrives in Louisville in the best of shape and immediately * starts winning games. 1 * • • In Orlando the Barons encountered 1 only fair weather and were able to work out every day of their stay. Figure it out for yourself. I* . . Johnson came through yesterday-^ there wasn’t any doubt but that big Swede would pitch creditable baseball once he went on the mound and at tended strictly to business. It is now up to Rotli, Hardgrove and Black to deliver. We sincerely hope they will. • • • Some of these criticisms concern ing the Baronial pitching staff is being construed as the start of a “knocking” campaign by the play ers. They are in error. There is not a more ardent Baron fan than the writer, or one that is more keenly disappointed when a game is lost. • • • Criticism is not knocking, and just criticism can be highly con structive and effective in the bet terment of the team's winning chances. The present . criticism directed against the Barons at odd times is due to the apparent ill effects of the Orlando training trip. * * • The Barons spent a month at the Florida resort under some very au spicious weather. In fact when the Barons left Orlando, we very care lessly telegraphed to The Age Herald that Birmingham was in such excellent condition, and the pitching staff hurling such a rare article of baseball that all the oth er teams in the league would be left behind and the locals never headed.. In the pennant race. Thus was the rashness and ill judgement of un sophisticated youth exposed. • • • On the Barona’ return in Bir mingham two gelid weeka of play ing the major league teams fol lowed tinder the beat weather Im aginable, yet what the big fellows did to the team was a shame. We did not win a game from the Chi cago “Cuba." the Cleveland "In- ' dians" or the Plttaburg "Pirates." However, every other team in the Southern circuit without having had the advantage of a month1* training in Floridian climes trimmed the big leaguers with rare skill and consistency. • • • Now let the fans view the stand ing of the Barons and the lack of injuries to the team, and judge whether some slight criticism is not due—somewhere. * * • • Lets start with New Orleans to morrow and clean up. Ht p l Tom Casslty of Nashville led the shoot lng at the Birmingham Gun club shoot on Saturday, leading the best shot by five targets and going out with 97 out of 100. H. C. Ry ding led the amateurs with 92, closely followed by I. C. Deloney of Margaret, by one target. C. J. Barr and Mrs. Garl tied for third place. Casslty also made the long run of the day with 61 without a miss. Hydinger led the Postal club shooters with 76 out of 100. Jackson was a eloss second with 76. R. H. Baugh surprised his friends by breaking 45 out of his 60 shot at. Mr. Byers of Springvllle paid us a visit but could not stay to finish his score. Mr. I. C. Deloney of Margaret was down and made a splendid score. Scores were made as follows: Shot At. Broke. Tom Casslty . 100 97 H. C. Hydlng . 100 92 1 f. C. Deloney . 100 92 C. J. Barr . 100 88 Mrs. O. I,. Gnrl . 100 83 Fletcher . 100 81 C. J. Perry . 100 76 Hydinger . 100 76 Jackson . 100 75 Collins . 100 74 Mr. Toms . 100 73 Lee Moody . 100 71 R. H. Baugh . 30 46 Byers .....\. 60 42 Lloyd . 76 41 Garl . 60 41 Tway . 60 39 Whlttesley . 60 36 Sellers . 30 36 I. eland . 25 19 I Alexander . 25 15 Anniston, April 24.— (Special.)—With the arrival of genuine summer weath er end the visit to this city early this week of President Bruner of the Cleor gla-Alabama league, the baseball far.* of this city have been thoroughly aroused and organised ball for Annis ton Is again assured. President Lamai JefEers stated today that he no longer has any doubt as to the ability of the Anniston directors to raise the neces sary guarantee to protect the fran chise of this city. Canvassers have already collected several hundred dol lars and plans are being made for a monster opening day in this city. Ti e Anniston club has retained its till* u all of last year's players and several new men have been recently signed. American Association At Louisville: Louisville 7, Colum bus 4. At Indianapolis: Indianapolis 7 Cleveland 0. At Kansas City: Kansas City 6, Mil waukee 0. At Minneapolis: Minneapolis IB. St Paul 7. texasIleague At Houston: Houston-Galveston; rain. At Shreveport: Shreveport-Waco; rain. At Dallas: Dallas 1, Fort Worth B. At Beaumont Beaumont 10, Sgn An tonio 1. % a . . /-. . . - ■ ’ NEW TENNIS COURTS 1 I 1 OF Y. M. C. A. NOW OPEN 1 l| Above Is a partial view of the Young Men's Christian association tennis courts situated on the southwest cor i-er of Sixth avenue and Twentieth street, adjoining the central association building. The first move of the association management after the record breaking campaign was brought to a successful close was to make over the tennis grounds and place them in first class condition. R. L. Howell took this work in hand and under his direction a crew of men worked steadily for two weeks grading, sanding and draining the lots. The enclosure has been rewired, paint ed and the grounds well hardened. I Provision has been made for keeping H|| the tennis courts* in condition and this g||| prominent corner will present a most Egg attractive appearance throughout the Egg season. |^g. Playing has already begun on the DEr courts which are proving most popular. ■gf The tennis season, however, will have gig its formal opening on May 1 with a round robin tournament, which will be |||||. open to all members of the Young Men’s Christian association. Entries ■||| can now be made. jgH The work of placing the tennis courts ■gf in shape, it is understood, is only the first of a series of improvements which g|||p will shortly be inaugurated by the as sociation management. igar .m ROLLERMOBILE RACE ! I EVENT FOR BOYS OF CITY I ■ \_ I I SK Racers ready to start Miniature automobiles are being manu factured by boys In all sections of the city In preparation for the great second annual rollermobile race to be held un der the auspices of the Boys’ club May 15. The rollermobile race is open to repre sentatives of clubs. Boy Scout troops, Sun day school classes, schools and organiza tions of boys. More than likely ail teams taking part laat year will be in tills year; also a number of new teams. There will be two boys to each team, one to ride and one to push, alternating In the race If they like. All teams entering are asked to have their ears lined up In front of city hall at 10 o'clock a. m. for street parade through the atreets of Birmingham. Entry Requirements In order to give a number of teams a chances to win something, and to make the race open to more boys, there will be four classes, as follows: Both boys under 110 pounds. (1) Wheels under 20 Inches In diameter. (2) Wheels over 20 inches in diameter. Either boy 110 pounds or over. (3) Wheels under 20 Inches in diameter. (4) Wheels over 20 inches in diameter. The Birmingham Railway, Light and Power company's loving cup, which was won last year by the West End scout troop, will be presented to the team which covers the course in the shortest time. According to gossip among boys who are ibulldlng their cars for entity In this race, every fellow feels sure he and his buddy have the fastest car, and the one that will win first place, capturing the cup. But then again the West End scout troops, the team which won last year, say their 1918" model will be a much fast er car than the one entered last year, ao all this gossip summed up causes much speculation In the minds of all as to who will win the cup. Every fellow and his buddy who go to make up a team to rep resent their club, scout troop, Sunday school class or school, has a fighting chance, so It is up to them to try and put out the best car they know how to I make, getting all the practice they can before the day of the rac*. Individual honors will be given as fol lows: Gold medals will be presented to boys winning first place In each of the other three classes, while ribbons will be given to second and third place In each class. It will be quite an honor for a boy to receive either of t*ie above mentioned, which are certainly worth striving for. so with this in mind every fellow who will put a little "pep'' Into this rollermobile race, he stands a good chance to win. The construction of the rollermobile must be as follows: Each rollermobile VINCENT HIGH WINS j Vincent, April 24.—(Special.)—Field ing in sensational style and hitting the i bail at the right time, the Vincent High school defeated the Easonvllle High school baseball team here today i by the score of 12 to 4. E. Wilder was on the mound for the locals and pitched . a high class article of ball. The fea tures of the game were the hitting of ► Tucker, S. McGraw. Manager Caldwell 1 and the catching of C. Wilder. The vis itors were outclassed by their oppon ents from start to finish. Batteries: E. H. B-. Allen and Dugan; V. H. 8.. E. Wilder and C. Wilder. South Atlantic League At Savannah: Savannah 4. Augusta X. At Columbia: Columbia 2, Charles ton 7. At Jacksonville: Jacksonville 4, Col umbus 3 At Albany: Albany (, Macon 2. _ must have four wheels and each wheel must be at least six inches in diameter, the other part of the construction can be as the boj% wants it. using his own ideas and plans. Two boys are required to a team. One must ride all the time, though they may change places w'hen they like, and to be able to change quickly all boys should practice making the change, in order to do so in the shortest time pos sible. The Course Cars will start on Eighth avenue and Eighteenth street, down Eighth avenue tq. West Twentieth street, south on West Twentieth street to Park avenue, dowrn Park avenue to Nineteenth street, south r.*n Nineteenth street to a line drawn di rectly in front of the entrance to the city hall. The Boy Scouts and police force have promised to keep the course clear during the race, eliminating tne in terference experienced last year. Commissioner Weatherly will be the chief judge of the finish abd-will present the cup and medals. Any boys who would like to have a plan for the construction of the puehmobile, or would like to secure some wheels at small expense should call at the Boys' club office, room 8. city hall at once. All boys who wish to enter the race should register their team at the Boys' club office, room 8, city hall, at once.