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ALREADY SUCCESS Calibre of Applicants Assures Season of Good Base? ball. Applications for membership in the Richmond Amateur Raseball DeagUo continue to arrive; und it is now .settled that the meeting will be held on Sat? urday, Februar) II; in the business otlice of The Times-Dispatch; Success for the new organization is assured by reason ot the men who have volun? teered tin P- aid and support and coun? sel; 1' will he no haphazard; fly-by night affair, hut a Stahle, well organ-I isied and well othecrcd organization; Sotne of the questions to be cons Id-1 irired at the meeting will he schedules, tiumb? r of players each team may carry, umpires, where the games are to he played, agreement that the several teams will continue throughout the season, and the number of teams to compose the league. !t i> by no means too late to send In your letter of application, with sug? gest ions. In fact, it is just about the right time. Hut that doesn't mean that you should procrastinate. The very best moment to start your letter is the moment you read this. Organiz? ing a basebal] league is more serious than seme of you may imagine. Of Course, if. in the present instance, 't ?was simply a vase of organizing to? day and disbanding to-morrow, it would bo a different matter. Will lie Permanent Affair. | Put the Richmond Aninteur Haseball League U going to be a permanent or,J gnntzation, and it is going to he an or? ganization which will stand for clean athletics and good sportsmanship at all nag -s ot the panto. To be a member of the ieague will mean much to you. So get busy rigid off the reel"and he in line when the man who will officiate says "play hall." Voii know that old story about llf being short and time fleeting. It holds just as much now as it did when I ho poet first thought it out. and it is no? where more applicable than in the pres? ent undertaking. Always be in the vanguard, and you will always have a seat near the front. If you wait until after the league is organized you will have to take a few crumbs, arid maybe there won't he any crumbs. But if you isjt .it the table when the pie is cut you may not only get your original portion, but there may he a second slice. Von know what it means. The first * out ; are usually the first served. And the more the merrier might, as well be added. Two heads are always hetter titan one. even in baseball, and the value of the meeting will Increase in direct ratio with the hUmber of appli? cants. 'l ite time of day at which the meeting will he called has not been determined upon, and the sporting editor would he glad to receive suggestions as to this. Ife has called the meeting on Saturday, because he felt that Saturday, being a half-holiday, would give every one an opportunity to be present without los? ing any time from business. For the Winter Sports are the most exhilarating of all the seasons'. When you return to the warmth of the fire and the comfort of the big arm chair, then is the time to open a bottle of Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer. It revives, refreshes and furnishes that needed stimulant which pre? vents reaction or exhaustion. BioeJKi?Doa The Beer of Quality is a winter as well as a summer beverage. Its high food value and low percentage of alcohol have won for it the prizes of the world. Its delightful flavor and agreeable smoothness have won for it a prize equally as great? the popularity of those who want and insist on having the best. Made and Bottled Only by Pabst in Milwaukes Phone for a case today. Pabst Brewing Company 3083-41 Hancock Street, Telephone Madison 386 same reason, ho would I'ke to make the hour suitable to tli? majority. So you who have not written, but who will v rlt-\ make ;, part of your letter a suggestion as to the lu st ttmd of day to hohl the meet. night now is the right time to write. WASHINGTON AND LEE ' NO MATCH FOR NAVY' Strong Annapolis Quint Proves Superior in Fine Points of Game and Defeats Visitors by Score of 60 to 25. [Special to The Times-Dlspatcn I Annapolis, Md.i Vobruary I.?Playing a game that was notable for speed, good tfnm work and accurate sea' ?hOQtliijf, tho Mid ch) pinch ivoii from tht- ttcmi of Washington ami 1,00 University at basketball this after? noon, the soorr being CO to '..\. The visitors played a pood same, but were not the equals of the Navy lads in the tine points ot the Famr. However, they played phicklly and j ? SYSTEMIC BLOOD DISEASE Catarrh is not merely an affectioij r>f the mucous membranes; it Ir f I deep-seated blood disease in which tli entire'circulation and greater part o the system are involved. It is mor i commonly manifested in the head nose and throat, because of the sens! the nature of these membranes, ant also because they are more easilj reached by irritating influences fron the outside. The symptoms of Ca tarrh, *"uch a., a tight feeling in tht head, nose stopped up, throat cloggec end dry, hacking cough, etc., rdiov, that the tiny blood vessels of the mu cous membranes arc badly congested cud inflamed from the impurities in the circulation. To cure Catarrh per? manently ehe blood must be purified end the system cleansed of all un-j healthy matter. Nothing equals! B. S. S. for this purpose. It attack's] ...,.?,., the disease at its ^?>. ^ I head, goes down to the bottom of the trouble and makes a complete and lasting cure by PURIFYING the blood. Then the i ri fl a m ed membranes begiti to heal, the head is cleared, breathing becomes natural and easy, the throat is no longer clogged, and every un? pleasant symptom of the disease dis? appears. S. S. S. is the greatest of a1 i blood purifiers; and for this reason is the most certain cure for Catarrh. Book on Catarrh and medical advice free to all who write. THE BWIII bPtCiriC CO., AtluU, Ra. JL FURNITURE COMPANY SPECIAL SALE 1429 E. Main St. 117 W. Broad St ao?sat i v7iTrr wiaawai The Richmond Iron Works Corpora? tion is now delivering the Mot ox "Quality and Dignity" dkl their best work In ihr ?f,-r,nd half, al? though the Midshipmen replaced most of their players with fresh men. The first score ot tie game was made by Hauhls, of the visitors. In about flfteeil sec? onds ?f the start, the hall Having louclied only two or three players. HiU tied the' m-ore within a minute, and about thfj same time later, Douglas') the Navy's tall centre, j netted the hall. giving the .Midshipmen .i lead which Continued to ir"; ?ind, The Mid- | shipmen made Sj points In the first half to their opponents v. The line-up; Naval Academy--Wenzel I (Abbott), right forward: Hill (Bischof?, MeOluiig); left for- i ward; Douglas, renne; Jacobs (Opmstock). j right guard; Krtv. tWild), left guard. Washington and bee ? Boyd (Moore |. right j forwai'd; llannlH, left forward; Hear I Boyd i, i centre; C.rntg iBurk). i'igiii giiard; t llasgow, | left guard. Score?Naval Acadeniyi 60; Washington and ' l.ee. ?>?>. finals?Douglas, 12; Wertzoll, '>; Abbott, i Hill. 2; t.'nmstocU. Wild. Krtz. Mobbing. I Boyd. r>: llanttis, ?.'; cinsgow, Burk, Moore. <ii,al? froth tdtds?Wenzbil, 2; Hrirtiiis. .'; Boyd. Itet?ree~-Mr. '"'b|l1flnwer, Georgetown. I'm-; pur, Mr, Herr, Washington and l.ee. Time | of halves, '.''i initiates. Eighteen Men Will Take Part in Events at George Washington. [Special t" The TimeS1 Dispatch. I I Oharlott'c^viiie; \ :t.. Febrijars' 1.? j Virginia will he represented at the George W iishingtoh me. t he>:l Saturday by eighteen men. selected ;tt tlie time j 'trials held the latter pari of last week. "The squad trained hard during the fall, and since Christmas some good J work lias been put in. The warn! ! weather of last week made it possible i for the men to do strengthening work I out of doors. The squad hopes to triiike a creditable showing Saturday, ' although ??l.ariy" Martin's bad knee Trainer I.urinignh expressed himself ? lv< !1 pleased at the titue made in the I recent trials'. In the fifty yards, all the novices performed exceedingly well. Cooke, a haif-miler, showed up I unusually well in the middle distances. 1 llftrr's, of Woodb< try Holest, made re mtt'rk'ibl.v goou time in the hurdles, and. with I .a aijjg an'.- good coaching, lias developed into ;. very last hardier. Tlie following torn will constitute the squad: MoIWorries, A'shh'y, Plunkott, lioiladay, Cook.. Wallersteih, Harris, Ward. Cm ke. Douglas, Todd, Citrr, Belcrhe. Williams. Humbbugh, Kite, Bos le and lb I'klcy. The tea in will leave for Washington on an early train Saturday morn I hi:. -.????.? ( inelnnuti Itiijs Oittliehler Northern. ' a l.'inati. O., Februar.'^ 1 - a nitllcWer .v..11 heir., who played with the Houston < Texas j team hut season and was signed ?,y the .-t. I.ouls American league (.'bib; p<iichasod to-day by th, Cincinnati National I.. ;igue i Nprtherti had a h.tttlng aver ago, u; .oil last fccason. NEW RECORD MADE BY COLLEGE IllACK MEN Relay Team Clips Second From Previous Time and Hagaman Celebrates in Smiles?-Corley Working Hard for Success of Open-Air Meet Coach Hagaman had his track squad out again yesterday afternoon at Rich? mond College. I'urleular attention was I paid to the relay team and 'ho man I who is touching the nun how t.. run , Is as enthusiastic over lim result of his endeavors as is a school h?y just | abb til to enjoy his holiday. Why?! Simply because one whole second was i dipped oil of |ire\ ions records made by the men. Meredith .van but and j this youngster has something In him. I At least, so llaganian believes. The llrst men seht around the 220 yard track wore Vaughan, Wilson fthd Meredith, with Vaughan sotting tin pace. He got away at a pretty lively, clip and as they finished th-> first lap, l-iaganurii smiled, but lie didn't let lii boys see. him- Instead, ho informed I them that they were going like snails. . On the second and last lap Meredith was on Vuughan's heels all the way. i crowding him, and on I ho lust turn actually took away the lead, and the j time chalked up was fifty-six seconds j Hat; Then it was that llugumun beam? ed; The best that had beeil done pre vloiisly was llfty-sevcn. and It has; been I I a ga mans' ambition to see the boys get down to ilfty-llve. if iio can , do tills In- feels that he lias a chance at ; Washington Saturday, especially in. view of the fai t that later advices uro i to the effect thai Kichmoni C??og? : will bp pitted against St. John's and | Maryland Aggies; two schools consid? erably nearer the locals' class than V P. I. or George Washing ton, against j whom it was thought they would run. j It clay Team Picked; It is practically certain that tin- re- J lay team will bo made up tit Vaughan. j (Jury. Meredith and Wil3.n1. with! Slaughter and Williams as subs. | Meredith will probably start the race, ill view of his speed, and he is ex- j peered to hand the race to Vaughan,'i who will doubtless follow nini. with a good lead. Wilson is slated 10 lakh up! the third hip. and as he is a steady ami consistent runner, will probably [ maintain the load he gets tlary, fast and nimble and a great little sprinter, ! will be- given the linish. He has! stamina, and in anything like ;>. close j race, will comb pretty nearly \ ringing home the bacon. The above is the way it looks now. I Of course, there may be ijhaiigGs. Na- ' tu rally the loss of Captain Taylor; proved disconcerting. Iiis steady peg'- ! ping anil iiever-say-dle spirit w ill he missed. And what is doubly sorrowful | to his team mates ami the coach, is the runior that he will leave college because of his father's dentil. peekef. from whom much Is ex? pected in tin- shot-putting events, is making marvelous Im pro vom etil. A week ago he hail never put a shot in 1 Ins life. Merely to pass away time lie picked up the Iti-pound shot and heav- I ed one day in the presence of llagti-j man. The first crack out of tho box lio sent the weight thirty- three foot. D'rom that time on in- lias been improv? ing until now !:?? is getting it beyond the thirty-sevcn-foot line. lie lias all of live kinks out ot Ids biiek, can get down lower under the weight, getting (he proper spring, and, if he receives the handicap be should have fer being a novice, ought to score some points The prospective relay runners wore giyen a lew lesson-; In taking up the race, such as touching their team mates and other details! New nun get a trille shy just before the sound of tile starter's pistol, and l lagan-inn is trying to get them awa> from the gun fright which usually belongs to beginners. Iliigumitu After Mart 111. By the time the Charlottesville meet is held, the coach hopes to have his men right up to the not' h. He mis by no means given up the tight in Washing- , ton. In fact, his hopes now run high, lb' has all of the tuen on the training table and Is giving particular attention to their wind; a verj t ssenllal feature in runners. As to Ilagaman's racing Harry Mar? tin, he has practically determined to call the race off in Washington. He. lias not found time to do any training and he stills smart:; tinder the defeat I ii.- suffered from Martin over Hie low; hurdles at the horse show building two years ago in the Hiehmond College meet. True, Ifag?man 'had but two days' preparation at that meet, but ho wants ! to take the measure of Virginia's; track the next time they get together! and he will lake no chances. Preparing for Sprint; Meet. Preparations are troing rapidly on looking to perfecting all details for! the big open-air meet to be held here during April. Tin letter of invita? tion to ho sent to the several Insti? tutions lias been already framed, and will be in the hand.- of the printer be- j fore ttie week is out Manager Frank Corky will ieave nothing undone to make the meet a success. lie has the proper spirit and. with anything like the support lie deserves, should have a big crowd on hand to witness the games. One tiling lie will have to con? tend with Is the big Pennsylvania re? lay meet, which will take place Just two weeks from the date ho has de? rided upon. Hut tiiis will not Interfere witii his arrangements, if he gets to work in a hurry. If plans hold good, the Richmond College meet of 1911 should be by far the most pretentious event of its kind ever pulled off In Richmond The three classes to be represented?universities, I colleges and prep, schools?gives a wide scope for interesting faces, and the fart that the meet Is to be in the open air is nnothci attractive feature. Everything look; bright tor the sue- i cess of the meet, and the people .of Richmond wili come to the Mipport Of. the collegians. DELEGATES ARRIVE FOR BIG CONFERENCE Richmond Hotel Is Gathering Plac? for Men In? terested in Highway From Richmond to Gordonsville?Delegates Guests of Rich? mond Automobile Club at Banquet. nV (II S M \ l.nKHT. When President II. S. fiawes raps! his gavel ib-nighl at the joint con? ference or members the Richmond j Automobile Club ami representatives,! from the several counties ami eitles Interested in a groat highway from Richmond to Gordonsville, tin- cry Of years will he' answered and the goal | for which so many have worked and i strlvten will be in sight J Richmond has seldom housed a more I enthusiastic or a more, .-ingle-minded | body of men than thai which will ' gather in the Richmond Hotel lo-nglit at S o'clock for the purpose of accom- i pllsliing the last lap or a C-ordotisvillb I to Scacoast highway. The people be- I tween this city and Newport N'ews i have pledged themselves to build the road eastward to the coast, and the no I. who will assemble to-! night will! take op the burden troth this city to < lordous villci But one thought will occupy the delegates to the conference^--how to get the road built speedily and well j at the lenst possible cost. It will not | b<- a question of whether the road is to ho built. That has been settled in the mind? of all who will be present. Weeks upon weeks these selfsame men have been pondering the question; [ They have viewed it from every angle, i and now they are ready to act. Sind tteail Sonn Thing of Pn?t> 1 I Tinte wa.i when the question of good) roads weighed but lightly on the pub lb mind. Fnrniers were content with using, the makeshift cat. which, for want of ,i belter term, was railed road; during the dry season, when, dust laden; it simply awaited the i i > billing rain 16 be converted into a veritable morass of treacherous pit - 1 fails. Many a man can tell awful and ; wonderful tales of Ids wagon or cart being "stalled," even mi down grade, i so that it \vns necessary to call aid to pull bis leani r>ut of the rot. And. Hi range to say. this condition exists in Virginia to this day. Gradually conditions have improved. The tiller or soli, becoming less profli gate of his natural resources, and having brought (lie art of farming to a business basis, bar neguh to realize that he was wasting a. very large per? centage of Iiis energy, to say nothing of his profits, on pooi- roads. His horses became mud-galled; his wagons required frequent repairs, and be suffered bodily anguish from the hours sponl on the roads, when every turn of the wheel was pregnant, with hazardous possibilities, and every inch covered produced a nerve-racking jolt. Automobile Helps Untter*. finally cam.- the automobile and othei pb-as.ire vehicles. Visiting from farm to farm, or from village to vil? lage, or from city to city, became more frequent. Harren country became pop? ulated, and necessities of to-day were luxuries of yesterday. Intercourse be? tween neighbors separate,) by several miles of territory became ordinary oc? currences, because, with Increasing jibpiilaiton, came increasing wants. Friendly exchange of this or that com? modity, which one or the other lacked, in the nature of things, was a natural daily event Then It was that those living far from j the conveniences of cities began to . J realize lust what loll w is being cx l acted by bad roads. Then iL was tn.it the entire rural population made up its composite mind that the time had hi- ? rived to unit spending hard-earned dol- ! lars just for the amusement and pleas- j tire, oi the muri king. But buildingj roads is not the work of a day or a j night; Education was necessary. There were some who could not he convinced that a good road was cheap at any price. There were a number <>f "hardcrusts" in the field, who thought that any tax levy was robbery. In? deed, there were some who did not want gone) roads because it would increase tin taxable value of their land. I.earn Value of Good Itoridn, These conditions have largely van? ished have entirely vanished in the counties between Richmond and Gor donsville That is why the Richmond Automobile Clul. decided to invite the members of the Legislature, the super \i:.o-.-; of road-, the newspaper men in the several counties Interested, and also the Mayors of Louisa and Gor donsville. And that is why the men in? vite.] have accepted the invitation to: come to Richmond and start doing j things. it will mean much to every man.! woman and child between these two I cities- how much, time will tell. Rut j the men who will discuss the question ? to-night know every detail of the sit? uation. They have been over the roads day in and dry out for many years. They have waited until the right mo? ment arrived, and they feel that that i moment Is now. And they will he in a position to rise in meeting and tell Just what >= what, and just how the j road can be built; II will lie a great meeting, and when it is over the hard? est work will have been done in accom? plishing th. highway. I.hit of Delegiile.s. Some of I hose who will be at the meeting are members of the Richmond Automobile Club, Governor William Hodges .Mann, Mayor D. C. Richardson, j of Richmond: Captain P. St. .Julien Wil "P. State Highway commissioner; President Henry Wood, <'f the Rich? mond Ch in i1 i of Commerce; General Manager W. T. Dabncy, of the same or i gnni/.atloti; C. C. Maxwell, editor of the Louis i Enterprise; .1. E. Bibb, editor of tie Gordonsvllle Gazette; R. W. Simpson, ell) editor of The Times-Dis? patch; s it Wood tin, managing editor of the Virginian; .leffry Montague, man? aging editor of the News Header; H. M. Lynn; managing editor of the Journal; W. \v. Turner, of Louisa county; Dr. Scott, Mayor of Gordonsvllle; George II. Johnson Mayor of Louisa; W. C. Satin dorSj ; up. ,? of roads at Glen Allen; ?lohn l. S;>tinders, supervisor of roads at Ashland: C. .11. Oliver, supervisor of j roads at Oliver's: O. B. Meredith, super? visor -,i roads at Willow Brook; II. J; Harris, supervisor of roads nt Apple Grove; f. j' Ester, supervisor of roads at Mineral; \v. T. Meade. supervisor of toad:- at Roiilsa; Hoc Rosson. supervisor of roads at Trevlllan; Hon. Ered W. Sin ami Hon. Carl II. Nolting. of !? ... .i lion. Charles IJ. Oravatt, r. 'n.. county; Hon Rosewell Page, ? ? f llanbve.i county; lion. T. Ashby \Vickbam. Hon, C, W. Throokinortpn and a commit toe of farmers from the j iieii: hoi hood of 'cnaco. ? -Moor Richardson will deliver the-. The Hardman is Hardman Grands from $750 upward. Hardman Uprights from $425 upward. Write for handsomely illus? trated catalogue. The ut? most value allowed for old pianos taken in exchange. Terms arranged to suit your convenience. Catalogue for the asking. Walter D. Moses & Co. 103 E. Broad Street. Oldest Music House in Va. and N. C. address of welcome, lie will In- fol? lowed by tJbvcrnor William llodgoa Matin and Can't a Iii S,i Julien Wilson. Immediately after these remarks an informal discussion will ensue, during' which each delegate will tell of his ex? perience's and offer his suggestions. The business meeting will be followed by a banquet. A committee, headed by Messrs. I''olger a ltd foster, will meet the delegates r\s they arrive, and I hoy will lie driven in automobiles to the several roads around Richmond for in? spection. The delegates will bo the guests of the Richmond Automobile Ci?b at the Richmond darin? their stay. more a piano: a SELLING STAKES Last to Leave Barrier, but Finishes Two Lengths in Lead. Jacksonville. Fla.. February 1.?Star Blue easily captured the Miami Helling stakes, worth $1.300. from n Hold of fast sprinters at Moncrlof to-day. Tho winner was last to leave the barrier, but finished two lengths in front of Lady Irma. Summary. First race?pursb ?100. two-year olds, throo fm longa -Joe Knight <3 to 1) first, (A) Effi? ciency ti to 3) second, Mnrgcruin (0 to 5) third. Time, :35 3-5. Second rac??purse $too. three-year olds, five ami one-half furlongs?Rani Ma thaws (7 to ?i tirst. Uoldclck (7 to 10) second, Coletta .1 t.. I) third. Time, I:'* l-r.. 1 Third race-?Boiling, purse $100. throe-year . oiiisj, tive and one-half furlongs?Common ? Sens., (f, to 1) first. Decency (oven) hocoikI, j Fori rarroll (l to ;> third. Time. 1:08 1-5. Fourth race?handicap, Miami selling stakes. $1,500. three-yoar olds, six furlongs? ; Star Blue <!1 to 6) first, I.tidy Irma (? to .=>> second, Hen Double (<> to 5) third. Time, 1:13. Fifth race?purse JFO. four-year olds and 'tip, selling, seven furlongs?Casque (it to ret :itst. Oalthurst <a to l) second; S?? (S t? ii third. Time. 1:27 2-5. i Sixth race?selling, purse $400, four-year ohls and up. one mil* and a sixteenth?Ta N"un Da (2 to 1) llrst. Prince I.lko (11 to I 10) second. Mlqne O'Bren (41 to 1) third. 'Time. l:<<5 3-3. 1,1 ("IA TO COAOH VIHGI2VIA CIUUSTIAN OOlil.ISGK T13 A M [Special io The Times-Dispatch.1 Lynchburg ,Vit? February l.?Catcher Fred Lucia, of the local league team, has sighed up to coach the Virginia Christian College -quad. lie will be? gin work March 10. Lloyd, the Balti? more pitcher, was slow in gaining per? mission to rnnain here until April, or be woiud have landed the position. SHAFTS FROM SP?RTLATO By GUS MALBERT. May (be day be dark and dreary, An>l (he groundhog t-r.re and weary, And the sun a trifle leafy, This second of J- rbruai v.?laiy of the base? ball Jan. The' groundhop sleep;- for day* In the year. \Vho wants to be a groundhog? Btit It he should come out?Just think what would Happen to our brand new grass dla mdnd.' Snl'ry limit? Certainly, certainly, I've heard of it. Soitio folks fi>?m to think that a Hilary limit I? .lust like a poker iramr Every time you're loses lust raise, the limit. You may win sometime. I'p tti the nock of the wood* whore live the great majority they ate building well, adding a little every day, and they life btitld Ing alone the Jl.lOO lines. ' I will hot fight for a salary limit ln cteise."?Owner Bradley. "I will Klye Richmond a good ball team urtdei a salary limit of Jl.CvO."?Owner Brad? ley. "I don't remember over miylng that a ball team could hot be obtained /or 51'-'??"?Own? er Bradley* "1 ani willing to do whatever the other teams in the leasue want to do."?Owner Bradley, "I will that the P.lehinond team lives within the salary limit."?Owner Bradley. "The Richmond team Is now being engaged with a view lo expending only It,"00 a month tor ball blayer?."?Owhef Bradley, "1 voted tor the fl,200 salary limit at the last league mootini:. and sc can't be so hk ierly opposed to It." ? Owner Bradley. "I think the salary limit adopted tvas the. WJfreM ihlng the league could hnye done." Dinier Bradley, The sphinxlike silence of Home of the mag Main and Eighth Streets Rathskeller, (jcrnian Kitchen. Business Men's Lunch 12 to 4 P. M. Special arrangements for ladies and after-theatre parties. SEE THE Reo "30" With Fore Doors Price $1,350 Including wind shield; top extra. RI3? MOTOR SALES CO., South Boston. Va. Iwo Cycle 4 Cylinders ?IIE CAR THAT II** NO VALVES. Guaranteed Engine Service. Price, 81,200 to Sli.riOO. 8 Imperial Motor for Co., Distributern Q mat W. Brond St. Phone Mod, 1213. For 30 Years the Houso of Quality. Straus, Gunst & Co., Distillers and Blenders ot I'ino WhiMkles. Its Long Record Proves Its Mont. The Worth Auto Sales Co., 439-501 W Main St. Phone Madison 7060 Touring Car, $700-?Roadster, $600. 1627-29 W, BROAD ST. The buyer who knows the differcn: n automobi r-i will own a Jones Motor Car Co. Auen Ave. and Broad Street. nairj In the !'a?uc foret*!ls disaster and dir? calamity?to the opposing teams. Heinle Bilsen I? still in Coobervilic. Out sldi <^r (hut he ir apparently well and i healthy. i fierce, the boy wondsr from Carolina. ' whom Jlmmle Sullivan persuaded Owner j Bradley to purchase, has been sent a con? tract and is regarded?Oh; what's the use. He's Just what they My about all of them. Unless he changes Iiis plans, Sullivan will bo in Richmond Monday, February 13. Co mo oh, every dodgusted one of you and say that . you Wore d> ud stire .Sullivan was a brave man. I Hooray, Klarlce, chalk li off quick; then , eel the adding machine at 73, which will bi lag us to the place when they will gain I bol on the green. Some of you dopestern start figuring what teams will win the first game. It's almost a eineh that they win op?n m Roanoke. Norfolk and Richmond. That much to work on. 'I'ears like umpires should be about all Sighed i>y now. Got Kckmaii und Leafy, j Wlio're the other two'.' [ John Milcy takes a swat at some of my i young friends who happen to be a trltle shy : on statistics nnd advises them to ask him %v hen in doubt. Pitt tt down now that the Richmond Ama , lour Baseball League Is going to be some pumpkins. Private advices already received , indicate that Connie Muck is going to en i ira?e a special scout to watch the antics of Richmond's real stars. i Things are beginning to boom. Richmond College lias struck h.-r stride and will have, an open-air track meet In April, which will ! make the fellows across the line turn green j with envy. Hagaman and Cor lay are run? ning It; and they're a mighty good pair to draw to. ! H G. Wells, a youthful friend of mine, I who. In addition to being a barber, is a : basbball fan w ho can fan some, has picked ? lean! the members of which begin their I surname with the letter "C," which he is [ willing to back against any team anywhere , on earth. Hero Is his line-up: Collins, 2b., Philadelphia Americans, j Chase, s. New York Americans. ' oho. c. f., Detroit American.?. J Chance, lb.. Chicago Nationals. Crawford, r. f.. Detroit Americans. Clarke, 1 f.. Pltuburg Nationals, j Cbriroy, 3b.. Washington Americans. Currlgan, c, Boston Americans. I Criger, c. New Vork. Americans, j Clark, c, Cincinnati Nationals. I Coombs, p., Philadelphia Americans ICole, p., Chicago Nationals. Ca mn I tz. p., Plttsburg Nationals R. ('.?Hins, p.. Boston Americans. , Crandall. p.. New Vork Nationals. I Campbell, Pittsburg Nationals; t'ree. New I Verk Americans; Cunningham. Wnshlngion 1 Americans; Crlas, St. Louis, Americans; sub i stltutos. book It over and see what you think of j St. j Harkenschmidt and Zbyscko are realty I matched to wrestle in Madison Square Gnr j den. Now Vork, it is said. Some of us will quickly discover that part of our family tree [was planted in Missouri after the announce ! nicht; I If It does take plaep the mat fans will I have some choice sport. Presuming, of I course, that they will really try. I McGraw h3S specially engaged C. L. Han ! 6Cll to accompany the Giants South to Mar I lln Springe, Tex., for the purpose o fumplr ! ing the games to be played down there. Pltv that Abe Attell had to suffer from j such a horrible, thing as "acromlam process and an Intertt aoturnl fracture of the liuincr j us." But wo are reallably informed that that formidable tiling means merely that his shoulder flat bone Is fractured and a few I ligaments torn, and that he will be all right in about two months. It's bad enough as It Is, without the- doctors trying to throw a scare into us a mile. long. Abe Is a good boy, and F.d. Lyons will be glad to know that he is not permanently disabled, as the. little fellow ir. a great friend of Kd.'s. Of course, there are others who will also be glad. Bob Levy, rntinager of the Jamestown Jockey Club, where he will conduct a spring meet, has been In Jacksonville for the past week looking them over and inducing the owners to come tt> Virginia. Whisper: \V. Oreanor Neale was seen lurking in the neiithborhood of the paddock in Jacksonville with a suspicious looking ticket crumpled between his fingers. He was with Bob Levy. Now comes Ilughey Jennings naying that bull fighting Isn't In it with baseball. Well, who said It was? Dame Rumar says that Detroit may hreak from the Grand Circuit and form a circuit composed of Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kala mazoo and Columbus. The row has occurred over the dates given the Michigan town by the stewards. Late September was assigned to Detroit, and the people, up there don't Itko it. Then they want two datos Instead of one. Pity (hey can't get together, and maybe they will. Tin- football rules committee meets In Xnw Toik to-morrow. Retter make haste, slowly, In changing again, .is my advice. Frank Mot an, Pitlaburg's "white hope." knocked out Jack Reynolds, of Brooklyn, In four rounds Tuesday night. What's the matter with putting, Morati against Carl Mortis? Lei's make It a real elimination affair, and maybe some of the "hopes" will be put out of business. Philadelphia is now in Richmond's class. LnSnmaritalne, with the Divine Sarah at the helm, has been censored out of town by the authorities of SieepysvMllc. ftarab should now consolo with Frances. laid out the route for the 1910 Glidden Tour?a trip of 2851 miles through 13 States. "Our Chalmers did everything but climb trees," said Dai H. Lewis, A. A. A. Official Scout, after the pathfinding trip from Cincinnati to Chicago, "by way of Dalla8.M See the exact duplicates of tha Glidden Tour Pathfinder in out ?howroom. Incorporated. "Cars of Character'' RICHMOND.VIRGINIA? William and Mary to Meet; Hampdcn-Sidncy and Ran dolph-Macon. [Special to The Time-s-Dispatch.] Wllllamdburg. Va , February 1.?Th? William and Mary basketball team will leave on Its first trip to-morrow, The team jr. composed of Hall, captain; Qeddy, manager; Melcalf, Ootzoff, Myers and Montgomery, On Friday, nipht It will line up acraln.'t the Hamp toh-Sldney team at Farmvillo. and Sat-: u rid ay nlgbt will play Randolph-Ma corf in Ashland. The learn has been rounded intrt shape to a wonderful decree, conslder inn tho new material with which Cap '< Min Hall has had t-> deal; Hampden Sldney is rather h dark horse, since 16 has played no team of e(iual rank a* I yet, Randolph-Macon usually has a, fast team tnd Ihe frame with" that ln I stltution will be hard fought. The William and Mary hoys are con IIdent of success in both games. "ASK MR. BOWMAN" VIRGINIA TAXI SERVICE CO. Our Bread has a homelike flavor. Best ingredients, improved facilities expert Irakers are the ''reasons why." 516 East Marshall Street, 501 West Broad Street. 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