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Rebs Still on the Winning Side?Tigers Lose to Colts
"Lightest. niKhtcsu Wonderfully
economical."
FORD AUTO CO., lfKD W. llronil St.
Visitors Make Good Start, but
Lose Out in the
Ninth.
[Special to The Tlmes-Dlapttch.]
Norfolk. \n.. May I?.?The Norfolk Tan
won the Initial K?me of the series with
the Danville Hues by the score uf .". to 4.
Tha vlslior? star;cd Oil at If they were ro
Ins to run away with ihe name. Norfolk
did not have a run until the seventh In?
ning, when enough men wire seal across I
the homo plan- to tic the score?I anil t.
Neither Aide sior.d In the eighth, nml only
One man ??! OUt when Norfolk scored tli>
Winning ran In the latter half ot the ninth.
The score:
Dam tile.
AB. It. II O. A K.
tiastnn. 3b...
Mny berry, ss
ltunscr. 3b*?
Schr?der, lb.
Wallace, cf.
Hudclas, rf.
flunk. If....
Lucia, c.
Bussey, p....
l l
Total? .32 4 F *:?
Norfolk.
AB. R II. C
J'olSe. ss. 4 ft 2 0
Mullaney. rf. "Oil
BIJMc. lb. 4 1 o 17
Staub, cf..-. till
Kirfher. If. 4 111
Hinten. Vi). 4 114
Kellsr. Sb. ft 1 1 0
'i 0
. 1
McCrary. r
WnMron. j
1 Dougherty
Totitls .If! 6 9 IT 17 1|
?One out when winning run was scored.
Utattcd for McCrary In teventh.
Score by InnlnBf: R.
Danville.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0?I |
Norfolk .0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1
Summary: Two-bite hits?Mullaney, flas-]
ton, Bussey. Stolen bases?Onston, Hmlcln.?
Double plays?McCrary to Blen to KcIIt:
Jllr.ton to Hlifble First bate on ball??Off
McCrary, off Waldron, 1. Left on batet?
Danville, I, Norfolk. 6. Hit by plteher
J.c-tn. Mullaney. Hits?Off McCrary, 7 in 7
tnnlr.ss: off Waldron. 1 In 7 Inning?. Strunk I
out?By McCrary, lj by Bussey. I. Time
??' came. 1:80. Umpire, Black. Attendance. '
(Special to The Tlmet-Dispatch.]
Newport News. Vn.. May 14.?A situation
unique In professional baseball arose here
to-duy when the l'ortsniouth team fulled to
show up for the gam* with the Shipbuilders.
Not only did the Truckers fall to put In an
appearance, but the umpires who we're
needuled to work lier,, MrTcacuc and
Dougherty, ulso failed to show up at the
park.
Manager Grim claims the pamc on a for?
feit, and will seek to recover the $1<C from
Portsmouth under ttie league rules Nearly
1.000 fans were at the r.ark for the game,
ami were jorcly disappointed.
AM?SEMENTS
Acndeni)?"Mother, ?
lilioti?Pictures.
"1 be Lottery Vinn" Next Week.
uida Johnson Voting's comedy, "The
Lottery Man." ist heintc prepared for
presentation to Richmond at th
Academy next week. Rvcn 3tat:e Di?
rector Lorimcr Johnstone, who can bo
austere when h? wants to. has caught
the laughing fever, while M'ss Ln
Verne will frankly admit that she has
to force hack the smiles. There will
be no performance of this play Thurs?
day night, as the University College of
Medicine has (iiigagcd the .playhouse
for commencement ex<rc!ses still an
opportumty will "be given nearly every?
body t.. Come and latigli and grow fat
with Mrs. Wright, while literally
growing over the thinness of Lizzie
Roberts.
John Powell's Itecltal.
John Powell's '?farewell recital," I
which will bo given at the City Audi- |
torium on Friday, May 31, promises to
be a notable event. Loth musically and
socially. This recital has been ar?
ranged in response to the large num?
ber fif requests which have been re?
ceived from persons who were Unable I
to hear the prent pianist at the mat!- >
nc.iriccrl ?-f the recent music fes- j
tival, when Mr. Powell achieved such
unprecedented success by his marvcl
i US technical and interpretative abili?
ty.
Mr. Powell will play a program otl
Unusual brilliancy, and Interest at
this, his lasl oppcarnnce. before sall
in>; to till important engagements |
abroad.
say Ite Destroyed Properly.
s l>outl was arrested yesterday on ?]
warrant charging tilm with dlsorderiv con
;,n''. destroying property of Martha!
, f rins s und cinCAD jn.
Trunks, Bags, Suit-Ca3es
THE WORLDS'
CHAMPION
| tqo^' r Let ui demonstrate
Salesroom,
Lozier superiority.
16.25 W. Broad St
The buyer who knor.-u the different
automobiles will own a
Jones Motor
Car Co.
Alle- Avenue and Broad Street.
Pure, healthful, medicinal whiskey.
ROONEY MALT
Highly recommended by leading physi?
cians every Where,
stTR.M S. Cil XST A CO.,
Distiller* nnd Blenders of Pino
Whiskers.
Fletcher's Error in Ninth Robs
Giants' Twirler of a Shut
Out Victory.
REDS WIN FROM BOSTON
St. Louis Continues Winning
Streak, Defeating Superbas,
5 to 4.
Pittsburgh, Pa.. May 16.? Fletcher*! wild
throw In the. ninth, allowing Carey to reach
BeCond, from whence ho scored oa Wagner'?
single, robbed Marquard of a shutout In Ii la
?event h straight victory this afternoon.
Score, 'Hants 4. Pirates L With tlio bases
tilled In the llrst inning O'Toole walked
Herzog, forcing In Doyle. A triple and two
saerltlecs yielded two more In tho eighth,
ir. tiie closing session DcvoTe singled, stoic
second nnd scored on an out and a sacrl
llce. i*cori::
Seit York.
All it O A IJ
Byrne, .th.. toil ODevore, If. 3 1 3 0 0
Carey, If... t 1 1 0 0 Doyle, Jh.. 4 I 1 a 0
Donlltt, rf.. 4110 orcnm, ef 3 0 4 ? ?
Wagner, ssS 1 ? s 0 Murray, rf 4 1 3 0 0
Miller, lb.. 3 0 8 1 OT.Ierkle. lb 4 l ? 0.1
Wilson, ef. 3 0 1 0 0 Herzog. 3b U I 0 1 0
M'Csr'y, 2b .". 0 3 I OPIet'er, ts. 3 1 3 7 1
Kelley, c... 3 1 6 2 QMyers, o.. 4 3 0 0:0
O'Toole, p. 2 0 0 2 OMarq'rd, p4 0 0 0 u
LellU Id, p. 0 0 0 1 0
?Leach _ 10 0 0 0
viMKechnlo Mill
;.~)uon .... 0 0 0 0 0
Totals ...32 4 27 15 0 Torals ...St 8 17 10 3
?Batted for O'Toole in eighth.
?Itan for Wagner In ninth.
.-Hatted for Kelley in ninth.
Score by Innlnga: R
New York .0 0 0 00 1 0 : 1-4
FlttsWffh .? 0 0 0 0 ("'0 1-1
Summary: Runs?Devore, Doyle. Murray.
Merkle. Carey. Two-base hit?Merkte. Ihree
?buse hit-Murray. Sacrifice fly?Fi? t-her.
stolen bases?Kelley, Merkle, Double plays
Doyle to Fletcher to Merkle. Left on buses
?New York. 6; Pittsburgh. :.. Plrft baje on
errors?Pittsburgh, 1 struck out?By Mat
quard, 3; by O'Toole. 4 First base on balls?
Off O'Toole. S. Umpires, Rtgler nnd Fin
WINNING STREAK CONTINUES
St. Louis. Mo.. May 16.?A wild throw by
Northen allowed the Cardinals to tie the
score In the fourth to-day. and ?ffr rnat
they could not be caught. Cardinals ?"?.
Brooklyn 4 Laudermllk allowed tlir." runs
In tlio Virtt. eight pitched ball? bringing four
hits and n sacrifice. After that he settled
down. H?cker was hit hard. Tills victory
made six straight wins for the Cardinals
after nine straight defeats. Score:
Brooklyn. St. Lonls.
AB It O A E AU II 11 A F.
Moron, rf.. 4 l 0 0 OHuc'ns. 2b 4 2 6 2 0
Daub'rt, la 4 ! J 0 OKills. If.... 4 0 110
Smith. 3b.. 4 1 1 2 OMowr'y, 3b 4 1 :: 2 2
North'n, cf 6 1 -' 0 I Kon'hy, ibl ! i 1 0
Wh.nt. If.. 4 2 2 0 ?Miller, rf.. 4 0 2 0 0
llum'el, -?> 3 1 ?*? ?"? 0 H?user, Hl 1 3 31
Toolev. as. 3 0 3 l Ooaket. rf.. 3 2 3 0 0
PhClpS, c. t 1 4 1 l IIHSS. e... 3 ft 1 I 0
Htirker. p.. 3 11 1 1 tLaud'lltc, p :t t 0 4 0
?? 'ut.-haw.. 1 0 0 0 OWIagO. c .l 1 1 0 0
Ragon, p.. 0 0 0 1 u
Totals ...34 !? 2i 11 3 Totals .. 3110:7 13 ii
?Butted for Itucker in eighth.
Score by Innings: It.
Brooklyn .3 ft 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-1
.St. Louis.0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 ??a
Summary: Runt?Moron (3), Dauben,
Northen, Mowrey, Hauser (SL Riiss. Lauder?
mllk, Two-base hits?Northc/i, Konetchy,
Mowrey, Uauser, Oakes, Phelps, Dauber:.
Three-base hit?Oakes. Sacrifice hits?Lau
?i riniik. Smith. sacrifice riles?Hummel and
Uauser. Stolen bines?Smith. Mornn. Double
p..i>:-- Bills to Bliss to Mowrey; Muggins to
Konetchy. Lett on liases?St. Louis, 10:
Brooklyn t>. Pitching record: Hlts-Otf
Rucker, J In 7 innings. First bus? on balls
Off Rucket-, 4; off I.nudonnllk, 4. oft Kugon.
l Struck out?By Laudermllk, :': by H?ck?
er. 2 wild pitch?Ragon, lilt by pitcher?
By Ruckcr, I. Time uf game, CSS. Umpires.
Klein and I'.ush.
PERDUE IS HIT FREELY
Cincinnati, O.. May 1?.?In n ragged game
on a wet Held and with S cold wind blow?
ing across the held, the Red* took the sec?
ond game of the Honmi series this after?
noon s 10 ferdue was hit freely, and at
timely moments, while his support was
ipoor. The Reds also played poorly In the
Held, but Fromme was fnlr'.y strong in the
pinches. The clean bitting by McLean was
the feature! Score:
Boston. Cincinnati.
Alt I! n A K Ai: 11 O A 1:
Sween'y, I'll 12 2 6 1 Pesc'er, If 4 V 1 0 U
Ca'pbell, ef .'. 2 4ft 0 Hates, cf.. 0 2 3 ft 11
Miller, rf.. 4 1 1 o 1 Hbb'set, lb 8 2 10 1 11
Klrke, lf... % o 2 ti OMitch'il, rf 3 I 1 0 ?
Devlin, ss.. 4 12.'' OEgan, 2b.. 3 2 4 0 1
Router, lb. 11*0 liPhelah, 3b. 4 241
M'D'Old, 3b 2 0 1 1 OBs'ohd, ss. 4 2 2 3 1
Kling, <-... 4 2 4 2 1 M'Lean, c 4 3 3 3 ft
Perdue, p.. 3 000? From'e, p 1 1 1 2 v
?Sprint ... 1 0 0 0 0
Qrlftln, p.. 0 0 0 0 0
Totals ...26 !'21 13 4 TotnTS ...??'. It 27 TS 3
?Batted for Perdue In eighth.
?Score by innings: R.
Cincinnati .1.0 ft 0 3 1 2 1 1 ??S
Hosten .0 001030 10-5
Summary: Riini?Hoblltsel, Mitchell, Ka
. mond (J), llgiin (I), McLean (2), Dovlln,
1 lloiii-or. McDonald Kling. Two-base
, tuts?llnl'lilzel. McLean, Devlin, Kling. Sac?
rifice bits?Hi-srlu-r. Miller. Left on bases?
Cincinnati, >; Boston, s. Double plays?
I'heli h to Bgan to lloblltzsl; Kling to Mc?
Donald, Struck out?By Fromme, 3; by Per?
due 3. First base on balls?Off Fromme, S;
elf perdue, ;:. Hit by pli'-lo r Hy Fromme.
1. Wild ipRchr-Orlftln (I); Mlti?Off lvr
rttie. It; off <5rlffln, 3. Time of game, 1:41,
empires. Johnstone und Bason,
Council Committee Schedule.
Tor a second lime the Council Committee
I on Light failed ef a quorum yesterday, and
s been enlled to iner t to-night nt s o'clock.
Hrlef me. tings were held las> night of the
nuncll Committees on Street Cleaning ami
0 m, terlcs.
Several members ef the Committee on Fi?
nnin ?? met at r. o'clock nt tin- 'old Cavalry
Armory, on North Seventh Street, now used
by the Richmond liowltzers, to consider
some ?Tontonaplated public Improvements,
I but no formal meeting was held.
Ty Cobb Suspended
I'hllndelphln, Mny Ml.?Munngor
Jennings to-nlghf received notice
I from President Johnson of the I11
' ?leHnlte suspension of Ty Cobb, the
?tiir Detroit outfielder. Jennings
tvould not comment <>n the Ruanen
nlou, 1,111 C?l,|, sold that lie thought
he bud been unfairly dealt ?Ith.
??I Nhonlil nt lenst have liml nn
opportunity t<> ?inte my cane," Mild
Cobb, "I f.-el (hat n great Injus
, tlee hna been done."
Cobb lo-day expressed rritrrt tlmt
he hn?l Ktriiek 11 Npeetutor nt the
I tmrrli-nn League grounds In New
York yenterday. lie Nnlil that the
i spectator win tlir ngarreaanr, nnd
j that the same man bud annoyed
liint nn oilier occasions,
"Yesterday," Haid Cobb, "I tried
I to avoid the man, lint when his
) language became um much for nie
j to Rtnu\ I Inat 'my bend."
I-,_
Yesterday's Results iriThree Big Leagues
NATIONAL
Nt. Louis, 6; Brooklyn, 4.
Pittsburgh, 1; Now York, 1.
Cincinnati, S; Boston. 6.
Chleago-Philad ?lj)h!;i; rain.
Clufb.
Now York
Cincinnati
Chicago ...
Pittsburgh
St. Louis ..
Brooklyn ..
Boston
Philadelphia
P.C.
.828
.800
,500
.403
.137
.364
.860
.300
* UNITED STATES
Richmond, 14; New York, r>.
Cleveland, 4; Cincinnati, 0.
Pitt sbit rgh -Oh Icago; r n.
Washlngton-tReadlng; rain.
AMERICAN
New York ?Cleveland; rain.
Philadelphia -Dot roll: rain.
Boston-Chicago; rain.
Worh'lngton-St. Louis; wet grounds
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
ni uo.
Won.
Roadlng. s
Cincinnati. 7
Pittsburgh . 5
Richmond . n
Washington . 6
Chicago . ? . 4
Clovcbmd . 4
New York . 1
V. C.
.818
0.1
Club.
hlrago ....
Boston .
Washington
Cleveland ..
Detroit .
Philadelphia
Now York .
St. Louis . ? ?
P.C.
.77R
.fir.7
,500
..-.oo
.4<M
.405
.288
.2C1
V *? r
.sr.s
. 100
.400
.830
.r.oo
WHERE THEY PLAY TO-DAY
Boston at Cincinnati.
New York at Pittsburgh.
Brooklyn at St. Louis.
?Philadelphia at Chicago,
New York at Rlebanond,
Pittsburgh at Chi?
Cincinnati at Cleveland.
Washington at Beading.
at Bom'.on.
Louis at Washington.
Detroit at Philadelphia.
Cleveland at New York.
SLOCUM GOES DOWN
UNDER HEAVY GUNS
Firing of Rebs Proves Too Much for Young
Knickerbocker Twider, While His Wildness
Helps in His Defeat.
BY GTS MALBEBT.
j Ramming. Jamming, slamming, bang?
ing and otherwise mistreating a certain
I young man who answers when Slocum
j Is called, the Robs yesterday trampled
: all over Bill Jordan's hopes and added
i another ball game to their string o'
; victories, the finish standing i 1 to 3.
[The young man who joys in the patro
| nymlc SlOCUm will probably deny very
; emphatically that there Is nothing In a
' name, having very good reasons to
remember a certain disaster in that
same New Yorlt town.
Anyhow or anyway. It Is mostly to
Mr. Slocum that the Rebs owe the case
with Which the game was won. Bill
Jordan has a good club in the Knlckor
i bockrers from out in th.i upper reaches
of the Bronx, but is evidently sorely
* lacking in Hinging material. No hall
club can win games with such weak
! defense In the mound. When Slocum
wasn't hitting somebody on the top of
I the head, or when he wasn't making
I poor Joe Bruggy scramble through the
' mud to stop Iiis wide ones, he was ^Ic?
ing the locals an opportunity to break
' into the Joe Jackson class with the
i club.
J An Interesting feature of what must
j have been a vory tame aftsrnoon Indeed
I was tlie Influx id about mo New York
fans, here In attendance upon the Royal
Arcanum convention, who yelled long
i and lustily for the ll thamltes?that Is.
! they yelled until drowned under the
i horrifying bombardment of the R< bs.
I Still, though the pace was too Strong,
'they were loyal, and will return asaln
to-day In hope of better things.
To make the joy of the fans com?
plete, three homers were offered in
the repertoire of happenings, Neurer,
for the visitors, and Blue and Bohan
non, for the Rebs, being the heavy
hammerers. Also there was a triple
and u sextet of doubles, euch club gar
I ndring three of the extra variety. It
I was one great afternoon, even though
I Hermy McFarland had to stand up and
let Slocum lilt him three times in suc?
cession and also splash throngii heavy
seas out on the ramparts, lu fact, the
going was heavy enough to suit the
best mudders In the world, though the
Infield was fairly fast, considering the
rains.
Without wishing to rub it in, rtf.r
enee must again be made to Mr. Slo
| cum, for without the semblance "of u
I biff the Rebs drove two across the rub?
ber in the llrst frame. A pass, a sj<
I rllicc, two batsmen hit by pitched balls
I ami a couple of wild heaves Is this
young man's record for the opener,
j and In the words of a famous philoso?
pher of Honnornckor, "tin r Ida mod el it
j didn't get worse from then on." One
1 hit in the third, for Instance, netted
j two more, through the graclousncss of
[the hnrler. The four which counted In
the llfth were also directly attributable
I to his generosity, even though he
[ struck out three men In this frame.
I His (Work in this direction was clearly
I offset by walking one and hitting an?
other. On both occasions he had the
batter in the hole before he cut lOOFJ
with the wild idles.
I The real hitting of the game came
I in the seventh, alter two were down,
though a quartet of slashing drives In
the sixth netted three counts. In the
seventh a mere irille o< two doubles,
a single and Bohaniton's lift over the
wall yielded three more.
Orover Goshorn was Just ab iut as
good as he has been this season, and
I maybe a little better. Until lie was
safely in the lead ho held tin Bronx-,
men safe. A couple in the fourth, a
Ilk - number in the next, and Nourer's
homer in the last was the sum total of
counting. Note that not a bast wai
I stolen by either dub ami that the
I Rebs played a perfect fielding frame.
I Patsy Bohnnhon taking every one of
this fifteen liki tue- sterling player lie
is. while Sox Seybold. frits Hoffman
j und Hermy McKnrlSnd galloped around
I like a lot of yearlings, stabbing every
|__-,
I
thing which came their way and doing
a little hustling to get some belonging
to somebody else.
To-day is ladles' day at Lie, Park.!
and the fair ones will bo welcomed
with it charge. The score:
Itlrbmond.
.\n it. It. o. a. e.
Prout, 2b.4 1 0 1 2 01
1 OPHsre, If. 3 1 2 5.0 01
; iScybold, rfl.: * 2 i o o ]
i MeFnrland, c:. l 4 l 2 ? u
Bohannon, lb. i l 2 14 l 01
I Blue. C. 4 2 3 4 3 0
Parmalce, es. r. e o 1 4 u.
, Hoffman, rra. to l l 4 o j
j Ooshorn, i>. 4 l 2 l 3 D j
Totals .31 11 13 27 17 0 J
New York.
AB. 1! Hi O. A e. :
. rook. 2b. 112 2 11;
! Freyer, as.3 o o o ft 01
? N'oyes. 3b.3 ?-? 1 l 3 oj
1 Bruggy, c. i 1 i s 3 o
Wahl, lb.4 ft 1 ? ft 0,
iN'cur.r. rf. 4 1 3 2 0 0'
I Ondcrdonk. If. 4 ft 1 2 0 ft'
? Hudson, of. 4 .i n a 0 1 1
I Slocum, p.3 o o ft l l I
j 'Brem . 1 0 0 0 0 *1
Totals .34 t 9 II 7 2
I *Batted for Slocum In ninth.
I The score by Innings: D, I
j Richmond .: ft 2 ft 4 3 3 ft ?-II |
I Nc w York.ft ft 0 2 2 0 0 0 1?."? '
I Summary. Two-lure hits?Wahl, Bruggy,
'?'ook. Ooshurn C.'i. McFarland. Three-base j
j hit?Bruggy. Home runs?Blue, Bohannon,
Neutrer. Sacrifice hits-OMlar?, Freyer anil
Uoshorn. Sacrifice fly?Blue. Double ployi? j
Noyes to Wojtl; I'arinalec to l'rout to BO-1
hannon, First base on balls?Oft Slocum,
S; orr Ooshorn, 1. Hit by pitcher?McKar- \
land (2>. Seybold. Struck out ?fly Slocum. I
~. by (Scshorn. 4. Wild n"ch--Siocum
Time of game, 1 :SCv Umpire, Cullem.
GAME GOES SIX INNINGS
I Clcvelnnd. O.. May !'..?Although the sec
I ond game of the scries besween Cleveland I
? nnd Cincinnati, fulled States Leagueri,
I only went six Innings oefore t.'.-nplrn Phvlo
'?stopped proceedings on account of darkness,
? trie Cincinnati aggregation had llttlo trouble
walking uff with the victory, the tlnal score;
I being 'J lo ". The scon :
Cleveland.
.\n. R. It. O. A. E j
Itrltton. 31,. 3 110 11
I Freeman, lb. 3 1 1.7 l o
in lohunty,
Stringer, cf
. Mill ray. 2b,
Patten,
Mover.
Totals .23 4 6 IS
Cincinnati.
AB. It. It. O,
Badet, rf. 12 3 0
j Barton. 2b. 4 o ft l
? Armbrutter, of. 4311
I W itn stader. if. . 4 0 :: 1
Miilehkiimp, 111. Ola .*>
I Mieles. C. . 1116
Cornell. r.l>. I l 1 2 1 0 I
Blerman, ss.s 1 1 ? 1 0!
Taylor, p. 2 0.0 0 3 1
"!'?><:ilH .29 f. 10 IS S 21
(triime called end of sixth on account of 1
rain.) !
Scoro by innings: It. 1
; Cleveland ..4 0 p ft 0 ft-t 1
1 Cincinnati .02001 1?u I
I Summary: Two-base hits?Badel <2). Arm- '
I bruster. Home run?[licks. Sacrifice hits?j
Uarton, Stringer, Stolen bases?Brltton,
.stringer. Green, c..r :. Mulenkamp. Left'
j ..11 bases?Cleveland, , Cincinnati, ?:. In?
ninga pitched?l"*tleu, 11-3; Moyer. 4 2-3.!
J Rita?Off Patten. 6; off Mover. 4. Buns-on'
. fatten, 7: ml Moyer. opponents at bit?
Fatten, 10; Moyer I? First base on balls
'.on Patten, I; off Moyer, 3; off Taylor, i
Struck out?By Moyei 3; by Taylor. ?. Hit
b> pitcher?By Moyei 1 wild pitch?Tay?
lor 12). Unlk-Taj empire, Phyle.
CAROLINA ASSOCIATION
\t Greenville: u ecnvllle, C: Greens
! boro, 2.
I At Winston-it letn: First game
I iV'tiston-Balenti 1 Vndersoh, f?, Second
game?Wlnston-K lent, 5; Anderson. 1.
At Charlotte: t.'liarlotte, s; Spartan
j burr. a. '
INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE
All games poslp ncd. rain.
PRESENTS CLAIM |
TOCHAMPIONSHlPj
Fork Union Military Academy
Ends Successful Base?
ball Season.
Fork Uniop Va.. May 16?Fork
Union Military Academy hnf closed n
\r>ry successful baseball season. Coach
Harry (5rlflln and Manager Cussle
claim for Fork Union Academy
the State Prep. School championship.
The club ban beaten Woodborry Forest
on its home grounds In a great battle.
Loral Judges and rooters who wit?
nessed the Fork Unlon-Woodbcrry
contest said Fork L'nion Academy was
the strongest team seen on the Wood
berry d'nmond this s aSon. Fork
Union was defeated by McGulrc'S
School early in the season, before the
locals had rounded Into such form.
Woodberry she ? th's game has de?
feated McOulrc's team. Fork l'nion
lost to Miller's school, but Woodberry
has also won from Miller's. Fork
L'nion has von from Richmond Acade?
my and Richmond College tirst t< am.
Frederluksburg College, and Ran
dolph-Macon Acadi my,
The club has been making every
endeavor to meet the Episcopal iiiqh
School of Alexandria Fork l'nion
Academy believes It has Just claims
to the Stat i Prep School champion?
ship, and the team will meet other
pre;-, schools claiming the trophy on
any half-way grounds.
SOUTHERN LEAGUE
At Montgomery: Montgomerv,
Nashville, 8.
At New Orleans: New Orleans.
Chattanooga, I.
At Mobile: Mobile. 8: Memr.hls. :
At Birmingham: Birmingham. I:
Atlanta. :,.
'^Ladles' Day" ut D-o l'erk to-day.
Every thins free.
Patsy Bohannon brok? into the
dcmion class yesterday. The way lie
ti.-ld <i looked a- if h.- must have been
surcharged with tabasco. There was
"pep" enough to in ihe 0verybody nit j
up a;nl take not. Ic
Altie Ne.wnham took a day off anil1
lei young otto Runnel e, the buy with
th0 "pretty brown eyes"?that's what
they said about him lu Heading, any?
way?lake, the J??, lie was thuru
?very mlnuti of the liiiie.
Incidentally, "Dutch" Hoffman man?
acii to do a few stunts, grabbing the
drives at him quickly and peg/gin** lit
mldseu'ton style.
Slocum seemed to have a grudge
against McFarland. Three times h*
h;t the stocky contr? fielder, one crack
b'ing just above the knee ami nearly
putting htm down for the count. i!o
came back twice more and received
the sn:ne mcdlcln?.
?lordnn has on.- of the best oi-kinrt
backstops In league in .lo ? itru?gy.
II has a whip like H piece *"? Iron.
get'.< the bnll away Witt) a snap, and
works like a "Trojan Slooiirti nearly
got him In trouble en a COUpli ocea
; ions. T::e ground ha.-k of the catcher
was soft and soggy, making eveetj Im?
possible. After some '?t ttv)G> wild
heaves of hi -, with mt n on thirl base,
Slocum would walk lelsurtty to the
box. givinir Druggy r.o char.re to cover
th? plate. POTtunately no damage vn
(lone, but It look<d bad.
Both local clubs seem to have s-.rue'x
their stride. Steve Crfffln and tho
Cults arc wlnr.ina with a pl'-aslng reg?
ularity. The Tigers took the count
yesterday s to 4. .lust a fiw mir
?toy- nnrt St<?ve will have those fast
youngsters right on top. The addition
? ?r smith to fhe catching staff is ?oins
to idrangtaen the (?am wonderfully.
Smltty con deliver if any boy can.
This gives St -.?? three catchers?Smith.
Muck and ThSCkera. One Wtll ?tn
dbui tedly be let loose. I: doesn't look
> ?5 If It will be either Smith or Mace.
' GIva a gnioss who,
I Rumor has it that Steve is not ert
I tirely pleased veith As worK of his
i Infield, and tho same merry wog says
! that tr.e outfield is t" und-srgo changes
j However, in view of the fact that th
l club Is winning bull games, it w-ould
j hardly seem a wise poll.-y ;o do any
I thing to break the winning .streak.
With his pitchers going good and hit
; catching dapartment properly riggsJ
j up. he should be bl - to keep g-dng
President l-an.lgraf announces n
double-header for to-morrow, th* tir*t
game beginning at 2 o'clock. Two
g..mc i for on? price should attract
The Old Dominion Athlete Associa?
tion is the newest bidder for the sup?
port of boxing fans. The n*W organi?
zation is a chartered institution. No
bnxlntr contests for any kind of pay
Will be nllowed. The boys appearing
bofore lha club must ilr:t becoma
bona fide member.". The f?parrln? will
be for points and to no decision.
COLTS WIN GAME BY
SUPERIOR BAT WORK
I Found Greene in First Inning, Though After
j That He Was Quite Effective?Strain Used
Cool Head and :? tea y Arm.
Virginia League
V ESTER DAY'S 11 ES l I.TS.
nichmond, 8| Itoanoke, I.
Norfolk. .Ii Danville, -I.
I.ynchhtirg, I: Petersburg, 3 (four
Inning?! riiiul.
Newport Jiewn-Portumoutbi n?
ItnniP?
STANDING OK
Club. \V.
Portsmouth . ? I'?
ll Ichmoud .... l.'t
Petersburg ... 11
Ronnoke . Ii
Norfolk . Ii
N 'porl >. PH s . . H>
Dnnvllle . ?
l.ynchhnrft ... <?
TUE t'M Iis.
Laut
l.. P.C. Year
7 .?33 ....
!l .71111 ..'0(1
s ..-.7f? ??isn
11 .sioo .r>'j i
11 ..-.an .70?
i'j .i.-.r. ....
!?: .vju jxs?x
i:t .mil ..ion
WH EUE TIIKY PI.AY TO-DAY.
Dnnvllle ni Norfolk.
Portsmouth at Newport News.
[~.onnok(i nt Richmond,
Petersburg nt l,yneblinrjf<
OrlfTln's Colts took yesterday's frame
from tin- Roanoke Tigere, 8 to 4. after
nn exhibition of baseball that oieased
a good-stxed crowd. It was fortunate
Indeed that Pitcher Greede's delivery
was solved for several blnglcs. singles
and doubles, in Richmond's half of the
first Inning, for Qreane tIffhtoned tip
after the llrst onslaught ami pitched a
splendid game. However, the Colts had
put six men across the home plate anil
ha.l the bad l>y dvo runs, which they
maintained until the fifth, wll-n Roa?
noke seorod one. Richmond mil one
across in the sixth ami eighth, and
itoanoke two across in the eighth,
making the Una] tally s to 4.
Ginn, lite llrst man up for Ronnakc,
pounded the ball for t?wo bases, ad?
vanced to third on a bad pitch by
Strain, and scored when Carman bunt
.ed and landed safo on llrst. Presatey
and Newton struck out. and Cardin
was headed off at lirst.
flrlffln's men trotted in from the fl Od
and took up the offensive work. Craft
Singled to centre atpi took second on
Griffin's sacrifice, and, stole third.
FtOlirnoy made first on a liner to short
nnd stole second, Burke struck out.
Mattis hit for two bags, scoring Graff!
and Flnurnoy. and scored ? n Raley's
blngle to cantre. McComas was walked,
and Raley nnd McComns sc.->red on I
Mace's hit to centre for two bags.!
Mace crossed the rubber when Strain
lined n hot one to right-centre. Graff
ilieii to Pressloy, making Ho- third out,]
with six runs In.
Fine Work In Field.
Splendid held work nnd effective.!
uvlrllng prevented any run-getting tin
ilia fifth Inning, when Fisher gained
tirst on Grlltln's error uml scored on
Ginn's fly 10 right Held. In thu nexi
Inning: llooo fumbled McComas's ily
after a hard run. and tlie fast shortstop
made third on a fumble i>y Fisher, uml
.stored on strain's fly to deep centre.
In tin- eighth, with two men down.
Oardln was walked. Newton hit for
two bags, and Shields was hit by a
pitched bull, tilling the buses. Hooi
iiit a liner over short, and Oardln and
Newt'on h ored. In the same inning
Maltis Hied beyond llooe's reach and
took second, and scored when rtulriy
landed a Texan I.eagU ir beyond seconil.
Thi double playB?Graff to McComoa
to Haley, and Greene to Newton to
Carman?were excellent exhibitions of
head work and elicited apdlause.
I'lixxlc ii> .'lie Tigern.
.-'train, who did tho mound work for
the locals, was never in danger and
was a puzxlc to tiie Tigers. When ho
was found there was it battery ol fast
Holders behind him. which prevented
an accumulation of runs.
Griffin's men ars showing a fteotnesa
of foot' and the ability to throw true,
which is causing them to put up u
class of baseball that merits patron
1 age.
The same teams will battle to-day
'at 4:30 o'clock. It Is probable that
Verbeut will go to tin- mound for the
Colts, while Pressley will place one
of Ills steadiest tWIrlers in the box.
With tiie lloanoko plnyra in unifoim
f y#3tordoy nftcruoon was isim?re Heins,
'?ne of the owneis of me Ftoaiioke club
and it well-known sporting writer. Kl
ihori said he was in uniform ,'ust to
? get a little needed exorcise. The score:
Itli'limund,
AU. It. II. O. A. B.
I ?mir, 3b. 4 -1-2 0.1 g
i Urlfrili, Jb. 3 0 0 1 4 1
I t-'lournoy, er. 311100
; Burke, rf. 4 o l 2 o u j
! :>:.utu>. it.3 2i2io
I Baity, lb. 4 l 3 in i n j
I SfeComas, ss. 3 S 'I 4 3 o |
MaCe, c. 4 1 2 <i 2 o j
I train, p. 2 i> 1 1 2 u j
All. It. II. O, A E.
Toil man. lb. I i* 2 a 3
Prttsly, 3b. 40021
Uardln, if. 21130
Newton. s?. 41123
shields, 2b.2 0 1 '! 0 u
Jlooe. rf.,. 4 0 2 1 0 1 !
Fisher, c. 4 1 0 r, 3 0
Greene, p. 4 0 1 0 3 3j
Total? .1-3 4 9 Jl 12 1
The score by Innings: II.
Richmond .-..<", 0 0 0 0 I ft 1 ??1
Roapoke . ..1 0 ? ft 1 0 0 2 0-1
Summary: Two-bsso hits?Ginn, Mattls,
Mace, strain. Greene, McC'onass, Newton,
b'lolen br.aea?Grog it)-, Floprhor. Bnley (2),
Mauls. Doublt piny*. Gruff, to McComs* to
Rsley; Greene to S'ewlon to Gat-man. Sna
rifle, bit?Griffin Hnertflce flles-GInn and
.Strain, First liaio ?., balls?Qff.*Straln, 3;
I Off Or.-?ti,-. 3 I.* ft '011 litres?Richmond, 3;
j ltoanoke. D Suck nut-cBy Strnin. ?; bv
|f!reene. 3. P.Tvol hall?Fisher. Wild pitch
-Plr.Hn (2), Tlm? ?f Ki:ne., i;?j. l.'ntplreB.
! Douohue und Orth.
Pertinent Comment
By GUS MALBERT.
Further, the mutches will bo before
cluv> members only. Instead, of ot?
tering objection ft tills kjjid ot eport,
evcryuodiy s.iould give *t tlio greatest
encouragotnenl. it mcarr? not only
more und bett^\ .'.yon* in Richmond,
but an opouriuivty to learn something
regarding self-defense, r.-hluh cannot
otherwise be prop.Tly learned.
Billy Jordan, malinger of the Knicker?
bockers, last night rccelvrd n message from
8am Hope, a fllnger, that he would urrlve
lu time to lake part In to-dsy'i same with
Ihr Uli?. Hope ha? the reputation of being
n lunger with an Imn constitution, and
Jordan expects to make hint prove lt. Tay
loi or llaggarty will be on the mound for
the
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At Milwaukee: Milwaukoc-St. Paul,
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At Toledo: Toledo-X.oulsvllle, post?
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At Indianapolis: Indluuapolls-Colum?
bus. rain.
At Kansas city: Kansas C'ty, it;
Minneapolis, 7.
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At Bristol: Bristol, '1: Ashevllle. 6.
At Johnson City; Johnson C'ty, Tl
Cleveland, : (called In tenth, dark).
At Kitoxvllle: Knoxvllle-Morrlatownj
no game, rain.
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE
At Jacksonville: Jacksonville. S: AJ
i bany, :i.
I At Macon: M;ieon-Columbla fpost
i poned account Sowance-Mercer gnmel.
At Columbus: Columbls, 0: Savan?
nah, fc
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EVERY SUNDAY via
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<' ,,.<?<? of two rout?s to Norfolk.
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Returning, C. <fc o. jtcam;r leaves
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! f i t trains leave Old Point 4:2.} and
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C. & O. passengers can remain nt
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ACADEMY?TO-NIGHT
Matinee Saturday.
Lucille La Verne
and Company,
in Jules Reken Goodman's
MOTHER
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j SHE THE SI. v vim: ok THE suitors
' In the Famous Mllano Film Pictures of
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This Week nt the
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Matinees: 1:30 to K:30. Nights: 7:80
to lO:.?.
AM, SEATS. 1(1 CENTS.
oasei
RICHMOND
vs.
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Thursday, Friday nnd Saturday,
MAY I?. 17 and 18.
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AdinlKslnn. 2Sc. Grandstand, 15 c.
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LEE PARK
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NEW YORK
vs.
RICHMOND
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