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All of the Sporting News Racing, Boxing, Baseball
Oscar Jones' Hoodoo Works to Advan.
tago of Champions, Enabling
Them to Come from
Behind and Win
Clubs— . /• - . Won. Lost. Pet.
Jam Angel™ ............ 3S 20 .547
Portland ..."......•....... ,81' 28 .5M
Oakland ... .81 at .177
Bon Francisco 82 38 .487
■'. . . Angels 5, Seals 4
The same old, mean hoodoo that ha&
been pursuing Oscar Jones for so long
nabbed htm again yesterday and made
him lose a game for the Seals by one
] run , that he seemed to have won al
ready. Victory shifted to the Angel
• banner In the "lucky seventh".; once
■ more, enabling the league leaders to
make it three straight * against the
balltossers from Boodletown.
About 150 fans sat through the game,
but hope was deferred for them until
it became almost unbearable. Brilliant
j fielding prevented either side from scor
ing *in," the first four innings, but the
Seals took up the running in the fifth
and 1 scored one. They repeated in the
sixth and . it I began to look as If the
I Angels were to be treated to a dose of
. kalsomlne by a twlrler on whom they
always seemed to have the Indian sign.
The .Seal fielders were backing up
Oscar in greVt fashion and were doing
. so many sensational stunts and per
. forming almost impossible feats in rob
bing the tribe of Berry of hits and
chances to scon* that Kid Mohler ac
' quired the Idea' ihat his team had
. struck, the i longed-for winning streak.
But the Angels and their loyal friends
in the grand stand and bleachers had
a : different. idea and never gave up
hope. --~« ,
■ With the score 2 to 0 against them
in the beginning of their half of the
■ seventh the Angels showed Jones and
Mohler how to win a game by coming
I from the rear and going out in front.
■ The first five • Angels to , bat . walloped
Jones': 1 curves ■ like they were straight
balls. Here is the way it was done:
' . Oakes singled to lef.t;of.course. He
! always does that . good. „ Dillon pushed
the bait out into center, almost break
; ing a leg for Henley, sending: Oakes to
;-. third, while Cap took charge, of sec
ond. Brashear nearly tore the cover
off the ball when he landed on It and
- it lit away out in deep center. j Kitty
■ evidently was angry 'with somebody,
as he went all the way to third be
fore he would think of stopping, Oaken
\ and Dillon < having registered at th«
home station meantime. Smith clouted
the horsehlde to • left for a safety i.nd
Brashear romped over the pan. Ellis
■ poked a safety Into left garden for a
bag, advancing Smith one peg. Wheeler
sacrificed them one notch and I when
Easterly flew out to Melcholr, Smith
tallied number four for \ the i Angels.
Nagle had more consideration for Oscar
than did the others and flew to Hilde
brand, ending 1 the agony for that. in
ning. Another run was scored by the
Angels In the eighth, however, making
the score stand 5 to 2. *?-> t••
t For • a few seconds after the Seali
began business in the ninth, It looked
! equally, | but two runs I was the best
they could : do. Zeider doubled to left,
| Curtis popped ■to "Nagle and Henley
put a difficult chance up to Wheeler
and beat it out. i Berry singled to cen
ter and • Zeider scored. . Mohler re
peated, scoring Henley. Then Na-gl«
1 thought things had gone far. enough
•. and forced Hildebrand to hit an easy
one to Wheeler, which was handled
■ perfectly, retiring the side and cinch
.", Ing the game.. . ;« „.
. , The oflcial score and summary, is as
'": follows: * ■••*■ " *' -'■'■>' ' .-'"•"'•**■-.•'
' V /■■■'■■ .: AB R H S P A E
Bernard, Ib ..... 4- 1 1.0 1.l «
Oakes. cf. .111 0--S 0 :«
, Dillon, lb ...... «', 1 1• 0 16 0 C
■ Braehear. rf.... ■ 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
Smith. 3b ;...... 4 *1 2 0 2-2 I
Ellis, If. ...10 1 0„/ 1 ;'r 0%• I
• Wheeler, »■.'.... 2 0 0 0 1 Sl 1
Easterly, 0. t 2 ■0 • 2 o'4■ 1* <
Nagle. p. ....... » ,0 1 0 11 0 0
„' TotaU ....28 6 11 0. 27 17 1
•: :'■ ■'• AB R ~~H B' P A . E
Mohler, 52b -..... 4 , 0 1 ;«. 1,. 6 1 (
Hildebrand. 1f....4 ■• -1 •? «' 0 2 0 .0
■\ Williams, lb „ r:. 4 0s 0 0 « 1 (
• Melcholr. -rf. .... 4 0 I.o*o (
Zeider, i 5...... 2 2 '0 " 3 5 ' 0
Curtis, cf. * 3b.. SO 0 0 1 1 0
McArdle, 8b ."2 0 1 <Tl 1 ,«
. Henley, et ...... 2 :l 0 0* 0-0, C
;»»l.a Longe, c....'. 8.0:1 1 2 1 3 0
-" Jones, 'p. '.'....-.. 3,0 0' , 0 '0' 1 1
*i Berry ;•• :."•"• 1 ''■' -, 0 - o'■ 0 00 : «
' '■,-■. Totals '.1.'.".. 34 4;- 8i "3 «23 ; 'lß>j 1
i J; \;. . SCORE BY INNINGS ; • ' '
. Los > Angeles .-..;...;;. 00000041*— I
„ Hits - 0 0 2 0 115 3 •—ll
Ban Francisco „....; 00001 100 3— i
Hits .............'.. 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 13—'!
' " •Nagle out, - bunting « third . strike. , ;
- • » >rry batted for Jones In ninth.
•_ '■-. SUMMARY.;.;;,- ; 7; >'.■•/• ,
f Three-base —Brashear. -. Two-base . hit!
Easterly, Zeider 2.1 Sacrifice | hits—Hilde
brand. Curtis, Wheeler,' Easterly, .Oakes.
' First base on errors—San Francisco 1. ; Left
'On ' bases — Angeles 3, San Francisco 17,
Bases on 'balls —Off Jones <1.~ Struck out—
I By Jones 1. Nagln 8. ■ Hit by pitched ball—
■* Mohler, >La Longe. - Time : of; game— 1:35.
.';; Umpire—Perrlne. ■ j';.V''"', !l • . •;'
Special to Th« Herald;
time featured the racing yesterday at
a matinee meet of the San Bernardino
County Driving club at Association
park and the attendance was unusual
ly good. Following were the results:
2:40. mixed—Won by Andy Carnegie,
. Bonne 11 owner. Beat time,
trot—Won by Early Bird, Dr. I.
azelett owner. Best time, 2:22.
for all pace—Won by Velox, C.
omu owner. Best time, 2:16V4.
mlxvii Won by Emma Z., L.
own, . Best time, 2:29.
pac«— Won by Emerald, A. B.
owner. Best time, 2:25,
Year. Flmt. Age. Jockey*. Wt.
1884 Gen. Monroe (6) Oonohue. .124
1885 PontlHO (4) 01ney..102
188(1 Troubadour (4) FJtzpatrlvk. .118
188? Eurnn (4) lJavl*. .102
1888 Klkwood (8) Martin. .110
1880 Raceland (4) Garrison. .I*o
1800 Salvator (4) I. Murphy. .12?
18!ll I.oantiilia <B) Bergen..llo
1802 Montana (4) Garrlnon. .115
1898 I/owlander (8) McUermott.. 105
1894 Rnmapo (4) Tarnl. .120
IH»r> l.iizr.nrone (4) Hamilton. .Its
1898 Henry of Navarre (5) Griffin.. 120
1897 Ben BruKh (4) Simmo. .128
1808 Tlllo (4) Clayton. .118
1899 Imp <4) Turner. .114
1900 Kluley Mack (4) McCue. .12(5
1001 Alcedo (4) Spencer..ll2
1902 Gold Heelß (4) Wonderly. .124
190S Africander (») Fuller..llo
1904 Hermit (5) Redfern..l27
1905 Beldame (4) F. O'Neill. .123
limn (io Between (8) Shaw..ll6
1807 Nealon (4) 1 Hugan. .118
•By Bold Dayrell. "By Virgil.
Sports Widely Differ in Opinions as to Probable Victor and Agree
Upon Giving White Boy Shade the Best of the Odds.
Thirty-eight Rounds of Mauling Scheduled
at McCarey's Pavilion
THE betting sports have Installed
Leonard Lauder as favorite at
10 to 9 to win his fight tonight
with Bubbles Robinson at McCarey's
pavilion, and despite that the boys are
graduates from the local prelim col
only, the speculators are putting up
real coin on the choice of winner. To
the average fight fan the match ap
pears to be the most evenly balanced
card that McCarey has arranged In a
long time and In most cases the odds
would be even-money-take - your
choice, but the betting fans have
agreed that Lauder may have a shade
the best of the fight on dope and for
this reason the odds have been set at
the figures named.
Ordinarily prelim boys are unable to
arouse enough interest In their fighta
to excite the gambling blood of the
fans, but any time two fighters of any
sort of class are so evenly matched as
Lauder and Robinson a great fight
naturally is expected to result and
opinions of the fans are widely sepa
rated. Proof that the Lauder-Robin
son scrap has aroused an unusual de
gree of interest Is found in the fact
that It has proved to be a warm bet
ting match and the ticket sales add
testimony to the popularity of the
match. ,
The scrap will be a pretty exhibition
of scientific boxing, with enough stiff
punching to satisfy any fan who dotes
on rough house work. Lauder never
has been whipped, although he has
frightened his friends several times
by tackling larger, heavier and more
experienced opponents. But confi
dence In him was Inspired by th« reg
ularity with which he brought home
the winner's share of the purse. The
fans are willing to support a consist
ent winner and such a fighter Is Lau
Lauder Has Big Job
He is remarkably clever for one so
young at the game, has great speed,
good footwork, Is a fine ring general,
cool headed at all times, game in taking
punishment and while not being a
knockout specialist, he has a punch
that stings and one which his op
ponents have learned to respect. He
ha 3 what the fans are pleased to term
class when they want to express the
superlative of admiration for a fighter
and long since he has become a main
event scrapper.
Robinson was discovered and devel
oped by McCarey, as was Lauder, and
under the tutelage of Joe Gans he has
Improved wonderfully In the scientific
end of the game. Always a clever
boxer, he has learned many of the fine
-•-.,.--' . Won. I,int. , Pet.
Chicago 82 17 .663
Plttaburg .......... SO 21 .688
Cincinnati 88 21 .671
New York .^..25 »5 .600
Philadelphia i 22 24 .478
Bo»ton 34 28 .4«2
st. Loui« 32 . S3 .400
Brooklyn 20 S3 ■ .885
BROOKLYN, June \ 18.— Pittsburg
won from Brooklyn today. 8 to 6, In a
free hitting game..' Score: >
• Pittsburgh, hits 12, errors 1 3.
1 Brooklyn 6, hits 8, errors 3.,
Batteries —Camnltz and Gibson, Mc-
Intyre. Holmes, Bergen and Ritter.
BOSTON, June : 18.—Boston . batted
three St. Louis pitchers from the box,
winning easily, 11 to 2.;;" Score: . -.-.:•■■
;" Boston 11, hits 17, errors 3. v. ;" fl
." St. Louis 2, hits 3, errors' 4. •■"..■
—Flaherty and Smith Sal
lee, Beebe, Higgins, Hostetter and El
lis." •,■■•. - -: 1-'.'-"::-'' -;: ?•:.■•;#;
; NEW YORK, June 18. —Chicago de
feated the locals today, 7 to B. ■ Score:
Chicago 7, hits 10, errors 1. , .
New York 5, hits 8, errors 2. -v" -<l >
- —Reulbach, Lundgren and
King; Wiltse, Taylor,' Malarkey and
Bresnahan. .;■;■, '■ -„.: v :'.:. )' ■".-■', „.-, <:1 '
:! PHILADELPHIA, June' 18.—Cincin
nati i today defeated Philadelphia in a
pitchers'./battle, '-i Score: " < - -t- : >
Cincinnati 1, hits 6, errors 1. ',
4 Philadelphia 0, hits 4, errors i: •.'■.'
Batteries —Swing and c. Schlei; " Mc-
Quillin and Doom. s &'■ ■'■ - .', ' '•
The challenge of John Mlddlesky, the
355-poand Indian wrestler, in which he
offers $100 to the man who will throw
him within twenty minutes, has been
accepted by Starr Roberts. The bout
is to be wrestled at Chutes park im
medtatJly after the ball game Sunday.
Roberts weighs 210 pounds, but says
he will make up for the difference in
weight by tiring the Indian and then
sailing In. He placed a $50 forfeit
with the management of the park yes
terday to appear at the appointed
Second. * Age. | Wt.
War Eagle (4) ..................103
•Klrhmond (I) 110
••Richmond (I) 110
OrUlamme (3) 104
Terra Cotta (4) 122
Terra Ootta (8) 124
Casuliill (4) 107
Major Doing (S) IOTA
Major liomo (6) 115
Terrlfler <5) ...' 08
]lnni|iK-t. (?) H»
Sir Walter (S) 12«
The Commoner (4) '..113
The Winner (4) 115
Kemper hit" (5) 108
Bannockburn (4) ....' 112
Kthclbert (4) 180
Watcrrure (4) lOlMt
Penlecimi (8) 99
Herbert (6) 118
The Picket (4) 124
Proper (5) lOfl
Dandelion (4) 10?
Montgomery (3) • • .104
points of the game from the great mas
ter of art and in his recent fights he has
shown an Inclination to mix it with his
opponents, at which times his punch
has startled those at ringside, who pre
viously had refused to credit him with
anything that resembled a wallop.
He will have a distinct advantage
over Lauder in that he Is taller and has
a longer reach, while his punch Is
stlfTer and more In evidence. Few fans
will believe that Lauder has anything
on Bubbles in cleverness and speed, and
while Lauder has whipped more promi
nent fighters than Bubbles, he has not
whipped Bubbles yet. U Is the best
fight In the world for the betting sports
to stay off of, as the boys are too evenly
matched for good Judgment to figure
out either as a sure winner. It is ex
pected, however, that It will be a pret
ty fight to watch and the ten rounds
should be required In full to enable the
spectators to arrive at a decision as to
the winner.
Webster Is Back In Ring
Danny Webster always has been pop
ular with the fans because he puts so
much action Into any fight In which he
engages and because he Is forever ham
mering away for a knockout, wtilch he
usually scores. He Is returning to the
game after a vacation of about three
months, and Is matched with a young
wonder from Ban Francisco whom re
ports credit with ability to defeat Dan
ny. Now If this newcomer. Tommy
Hennessey, can whip Webster decisive
ly, he will win a home by turning the
trick, and until he performs the stunt
local fans will be from Missouri. Web
ster adds class to the card and Is a
legitimate contender for the 116-pound
Mike Kutchos, a chesty little Greek
who hits like a mule kicking, will give
Jap Oyama a longer route In which to
prove his claims of superiority. Kut
chos obtained a decision over Oyama in
their previous scra~ at six rounds, and
Eddie Robinson has been clamoring for
a return match for his Jap over a long
er route. Eddie has been instructing
Oyama in the art, and predicts that the
Oriental will take Kutchos Into camp
via the knockout route. All of which
means a hustling fight all the way.
Prank Plcato, a recently discovered
mauler of good promise, will get a real
tryout when ho tackles Oscar Astle, a
more experienced fighter, who has a
good -ecord in the ring in Colorado.
Jimmy Donovan, who made a hit with
the fans in his first appearance a few
months ago, takes on Young Stadllle in
the curtain raiser for six rounds, and
it will be a hummer until one of them
drops for the count, which seems Inev
;: •-. . ■ •(' . Won. I^ost Pet.
Chicago •• -■\»» v2l " •6U«
Cleveland ••*%'?.*» " 23 • '««
St Louis »0 2* -666
Detroit . 1................ 28 ZB •««
New York ........... »« 28 ■««
Philadelphia 2» 29 .142
805t0n...... 1..... .35 31 .446
Washington .....■.■■■■■. 20 S3 -377
CHICAGO, June 18.—Chicago man
aged to defeat Boston today in a game
marked by hard hitting, the score be
ing 6 to 6. Score:
Chicago 6, hits 11, errors 1.
Boston 5, hits 12, errors 0.
Batteries —White, Smith, Willis and
W. Sullivan; Patten, Burchell and Mc-
DETROIT, June 18. —One Inning de
cided the game today, Washington get
ting to Siever for six hits and four
runs in the second. Score:
Detroit 0, hits 7, errors 1.
Washington 5, hits 13. errors 0.
Batteries —Siever, Suggs, Summers
and Thomas; Burns and Street.
ST. LOUIS. June 18.—Twelve hits
coupled with errors enabled St. Louis
to win easily. Score:
St. Louis 12, hits 12. errors 0.
New York 6, hits 11, errors 8.
cer; Orth. Lake and Blair.
CLEVELAND, June 18.—Cleveland
defeated Philadelphia 'in a thirteen
inning game. Score:
Cleveland 3, hits 11, errors 3.
Philadelphia 2, hits 4. errors 3.
Batteries —Rhoades and Clarke;
Vlckers and Smith.
LONDON, June 18. —The race for the
gold cup was run at Aacot today. W.
R. Wyndham's The White Night was
first L. D. Rothschild's Radium got
second place and William a. Slner's
Torpoint was third. Six horses started.
Richard Croker decided not to run his
nily, Rhodora, because of her defeat
yesterday in the biennial stakes.
< Mini > Gushley- like people who are *!w«y«
Hie same, don't you? ■?■ :- „ - ■ * '-,
; Mr. Lu»hley—Not M ' tlwy'rt : uniformly , du
•jroe&Me.—Smart Bet. '.'.t.'i'1 :'■/ ■ ',-. ■;■■'! ;-v:.- 1$
Third Age.. Wt. Val. Time.
J. of HenrtM (6) 114 * 4,045 2:11%
Kntuplnn (4) 11« 5,855 2:O9Vi
Havonac (3) 100 5,<107 2:12%
Wlckham (5) 114 «,0!» 2:13
rirenie (4) 117 «,«n 2:07>/4
Gorgo (4) 110 (1,1)00 2:09 4-5
Tenny (4) 128 0,000 2:06 4-5
Chhhl'iix (5) 115 M.KOO 2:07
Lamplighter (3) 104 17,750 2:07 2-5
Lamplighter (4) 119 17,750 2:08 3-5
Sport (4) 114 12,070 2:061-5
Song and Dance () . . 00 4,730 2:07 4-5
Clifford («) 128 5,850 2:07
Havoc (5) 104V4 5,850 2:07 1-5
Ogden (4) 100 6,800 2:08 1-5
M'nrrenton (4) 114 6,800 2:082-3
Gulden (3) 100 6,800 2:00 4-5
Toddy (4) 100 7,800 2:05 3-5
Blues, (4) 124 7,800 2:05 1-5
Hunter Ralne (4)... 98 16,400 2:10 3-5
Irish r.nii (4) 127 16,800 2:0«
First Mnann (X) !lg 3«,8(!0 2:05 3 5
Colonial Girl (7) ....118 16,800 2:0A3-5
ItfiM-mi Light (4).. 100 16,800 2:05 2-5
High school players are on pins and
needles over the action of the A. A. U.
the other night in not granting them
permission to play In Sunday games
where semi-professional players are
piaying on the same team. Sam Laf
ferty, the crack pitcher of Polytechnic
high school, desires to play, but is pre
vented by the ruling adopted: "I know
as much about an amateur now," said
Lafferty, "as I would know if I never
had attended this meeting."
Notwithstanding the fact that the A.
A. U. has ruled that if any high school
player takes part in any such game he
will prejudice his amateur standing,
several players say they will play, and
if it comes to a showdown the matter
will be taken to the courts to be de
Player Bert Ball, who was suspended
by the A. A. U. last winter for playing
on a semi-professional nine, will be re
instated shortly, rumor has it. Ball at
present is on the Stanford town baseball
I team.
Umpire Fernandez of the Independent
league will be out of the game next
Sunday and his place will be filled by
"Scotty" Allen told me yesterday that
he is thinking of making his league a
four-club circuit, instead of a six-team
Thomas Vacher, manager of the Eagle
team, has troubles of his own. About
12 o'clouk last night his telephone bell
rang and Tom, like a hero before the
mask. Jumped out of bed, stepped over
about everything he came near in the
darkness, and to his surprise some
player desired to know if he could play
on his nine.
Louis Pitzer, manager of the Pendo
team, dropped in last night and left an<
order for The Herald. Thanks. Next/
Charley Graham, manager of the Sac
ramento State league club, was in town
yesterday, renewing old acquaintances
and at the same time witnessing the
ball game.
I found Kid Moliler, junior, yesterday
afternoon playing ball with the "gang"
down on Colyton street, and when he
spied me he bawled out: "I am going
into big league ball when I become of
age, and don't forget it. I will make
good, too, like my dad."
The friends of Bertie Whaling of the
Portland team are arranging a warm
"reception for him when he arrives next
week with his club. Already the man
agers of the Southern State league have
set aside enough money to banquet him
in some downtown cafe.
By the way, speaking of the Whaling
family, they cannot be beat on the dia
mond. Big "Babe" Whaling is playing
on the Eagle team, holding down first
base, while W. Whaling is on the line
up of the Los Angeles Gas company
team, and Bob is with his wife down in
the jungles of Old Mexico. Bob plays
in Saturday games only.
There will be no league games In the
Y. M. C. A. next Saturday, according
to Physical Director C. H. Price of the
local Y. M. C. A.
Reports from Santa Ana are that
Sunday baseball is dead there and that
the fans are hungry for Sunday games,
but to no avail, as there la no club
The Farmers and Merchants Bank
team and the Security Bank nine will
lay off next Saturday. The Joy park
diamond is open to any club that de
sires to play there. Arrangements can
be made by seeing J. S. Allen. Call
Broadway 2135.
The Pierce brothers for youngsters
surely are making good on the different
amateur clubs about the city. "Monk"
is on the Polytechnic high school nine.
Tommy is playing on the second team
and Is not afraid to gather in anything
that comes his way near third base.
Backstop Miller of the Thirtieth street
nine no doubt will attend Los Angelea
high school this year when that institu
tion opens for the fall season.
The Yale school, out on West Second
street, will have a fast amateur nine
this spring, according to the material
that has registered for the commence
ment of the season.
McCann, formerly of the St. Vincent
college baseball team, Is back in town
after a vacation of several months in
Arizona and may be seen in the uni
form of the Hoegee team In the near
Rowell, formerly of the Edison nine,
has signed with the Dyas-Clines club
of the Southern State league.
One thing that can be said about Joy
park Is that the women attendance Is
larger than at any other park, with the
exception of Chutes.
Manager Al Hoag Is going into the
game for keeps. He Intends to play
right field for the Meeks hereafter In
the Independent league.
Tommy Leahy, catcher of the Lukes
team, is faster on his feet than in any
season In the past. Tom plays Satur
days In the miscellaneous ranks, also.
Greatest Race of the American Turf
to Be Run This Afternoon at
Sheepshead Bay—Has Gross
Value of $25,000*
I By Associated Prese.
NEW YORK, June 18.—All roads will
lead to the Sheepshead Bay race track
tomorrow for the twenty-fifth running
of the historic Suburban handicap. Fif
teen horses will run. At their head is
Ballot, a son of Voter Cerito, carrying
top weight, 127 pounds. Ballet's stable
mate, Celt, a fleet 3-year-old Comman
do colt, is eligible, and if he goes will
carry 106 pounds, and with either Bal
lot or Celt J. R. Keene hopes to win
his first Suburban.
August Belmont's 3-year-old Hast
ings colt, Fair Play, which, with 111
pounds up, horsemen generally believe
will take a lot of beating, also will
start. Master Robert, Dorante and
King James, all high class animals,
bring up the 3-year-old division.
Precedent is somewhat against a
3-year-old capturing the race, for, from
the previous twenty-four years of run
ning of the classic, only one youngster
has done it—Africander, in 1903. The
entries for the Suburban, with weights
and probable Jockeys, follow:
Horse. Wt. Jockey.
Ballot 127 Notter.
Montgomery 122 Miller.
Frank Gill 118 Lee.
Dandelion 117 Shaw.
Running Water 116 Musgrave.
Tournene 11l McCahey.
Fair Play 11l Dugan.
Blue Book 110 Farney.
Bedouin 108 McDanlel.
Gold Lady 107 Shrove.
F.lllott .106 .....Brussel.
Don Enrique....» 105 Gilbert.
King James ." 9i McCarthy.
Dorante 93 ...,G. Burns.
Master Robert SS Walsh.
All the turf world on both sides of
the Atlantic is interested in the result
of the Suburban, as It is the greatest
race of the American turf today, ana
always brings out the highest class in
the 3-year-old and older divisions. Los
Angeles followers of the ponies are In
terested more than ordinarily because
Montgomery, which won the Burns
and California handicaps last winter
and was raced r.t Santa Anita in tho
closing weeka of the meeting, will go
to the poet to try for glory and the
winner's share of the $25,000 guaran
teed offering as the Hildreth candi
date. Although Montgomery Is the
only Santa Anita racer named to go to
the post, half h! dozen others are eli
gible and one or more may be added at
the last moment.
The Suburban has succeeded the
American Derby as the greatest race
of the year on the American turf. It
will have a guaranteed value of 125,000
and will be worth {16,800 to the owner
of the winning horse. It is one and one
quarter miles and is for 8-year-olds and
upwards. The stake was established
in 1884, when it was won by Gen. Mon
roe. Since then such great horses as
Pontias, Troubador. Racelatid, Salva
tor, Montana, Henry of Navarre, Ben
Brush, Imp, Kinley Mack, ..lcedo. Gold
Heels, Africander, Hermis, Beldame,
Go Between and Nealon have won It.
Go Between, the great horse that
John Shields brought to Los Angeles
last winter to prepare for a hard sum^
mer campaign at New York and after
wards sold to Phil Chirm, won the race
in 1906. Nealon, bred at Barney Schrle
ber's stud In Missouri and raced as a
2-year-old and 3-year-old on .the Pa
cific cbast, won it last year, beating
Montgomery, which raced at Sa"nta
Anita last winter. Nealon and Mont
gomery are eligible this year, but It is
probable that Nealon will not start.
Uncle, for which Hildreth entertained
such great hopes last winter, bas been
retired and will not start. Rifleman,
owned by R. F. Carman and which did
a mile in 1:37 3-5 at Santa Anita last
winter, also is eligible and may go to
the post.
Special to Th« Herald.
OCEAN PARK, June 18.—At the mid
week clay pigeon shoot at the Crescent
Bay Gun club C. M. Wood of Los
Angeles made one fine run, breaking
twenty-four birds out of a possible
twenty-five targets. No less than 1650
targets were shot at altogether, R. H.
Bungay's aggregate being the largest.
The score:
„.....„.. „/.,. .:,■ • Shots. Hits.
■R. H. Bungay ;,'. '. ....125 110
Wright •• WO 101
C. M. Wood ...;.... 125. 9S
Bowles «» !«•
Becker • "5 68
M.D. Towne 75 81
Capt. Bartlett ' 100 86
F. Bungay ■•• 60 35
P Chllds ••• '5 48
Com. Armstrong 100 i 40
H. D. Bronson 160 . 80
C.,Groe»beck 75, ;.;;««
H. Mitchell ...^ J OO 63
C. B. Pettls WO , «8
C. Suits 50 ' It
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Special to The Herald.
LONG BEACH. June 18.—The 1908
tennis season in -^Southern California
was opened today with the first day's
play in the open tournament given un
der the auspices of the Southern Cali
fornia Lawn Tennis association on the
new $3000 cement courts t the Vir
ginia hotel. The junior singles were
started promptly on time this morning
and the results were as follows:
Dawson defeated Radir in straight
sets 6-3, 6-4.
Cawston won from Weller in a like
manner, 6-0, G-4.
Douglas won from Cawston in a hard
fought match, 7-5, 8-6.
Coons, who was matched with Doug
las, and Ferguson, who was matched
with Mace, defaulted. The finals in
the juniors will be played off at 10
o'clock Saturday mornig. The playing
of Cawston, a Harvard school cham
pion, and Douglas, star player of the
Hollywood high school, resulted in
pre'.ty exhibitions and their match was
the best of the Junior playing.
The ladies' singles were started at
high noon with the match between Mrs
B. O. Bruce and Miss Dillon, in which
Mrs. Bruce won two love sets. Mrs.
Farquhar of Santa Monica won from
Miss Bessie Cullen of Long Beach, 6-0,
Mrs. Elizabeth Ryan defaulted to
Miss Alice Scott of Duarte, Miss
Eleanor Peralta defaulted to Miss Flor
ence Button, Miss Seymour defaulted
to Miss Florence Sutton and Mrs. F.
H. Seymour defaulted to Miss May
Sutton. The Sutton sisters will play
off their match at 10 o'clock tomorrow
The match between Mrs. Farquhar
and Miss Alice Scott was hard fought.
Mrs. Farquhar won the first set, 8-6,
but Miss Scott turned the tables on her
in the next set. winning a love set. At
the end of the second set both were
too exhausted to proceed and an Inter
mission was called for a rest. Mrs.
Farquhar won the third set. 6-4. after
resuming play.
Interesting matches resulted In the
men's singles, played this afternoon.
Simpson M. Slnsabaugh, Tom Bundy,
Winfred Mace and Lewis R. Freeman
played in brilliant form and furnished
the feature of the opening day. Re
sults in the men's singles were:
Ashby Keeney of Santa Barbara lost
to Sinsabaugh, 6-1, 6-3.
F. J. Grant of Los Angeles defeated
E. V. Weller of Ocean Park, 6-3, 6-0.
Duncan won from L. F. Johnson of
Long Beach, 8-6, 3-6, 6-4.
Mace of Occidental defeated Grant.
6-2. 8-6.
Bundy defeated Paul Radlr, 6-3. 6-1.
Freeman won from Grace of Whlt
tler, 0-6, 6-S. 6-2.
Holmes lo.it to Dawson. 6-4, 4-6. 2-6
Orerton defaulted -to Nat Browne.
Singh defaulted to Duncan. Wallace
defaulted to Holmes and Varlel de
faulted to Dawson.
During the day Joe Daly of Los An
geles and other players took turns at
umpiring. Drawing for doubles have
not been made, but men's doubles and
mixed doubles will be played tomorrow.
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By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 18. — Oak
land took Portland Into camp again
today. McFarland was hit hard in the
first part of the game and Hopkins
was substituted. Eagan's home run
was a feature. Score:
AB It It a P A B'
Coney, 2b 4 0 0 0 « 6 0
Ryan, rf 4 0 10 1 10
Raftery, cf ...-► 3 11 0 0 10
McCredle, rf 3 0 1 0 2 0 0
Uassey, If „ 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Danzig, lb 2 1 1.1 12 10
Cconey, » .....* 4 0 1 1 15 0
Whalen, c 3 110 18 1
Kinsella, p..... 8 0 0 0 15 0
Johnson, rf ....*. 10 1 0000
Madden, • ..._. 10 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 3 7 2 24 IV 1
AB R H 8 P A, 13
Van Haltren, cf 6 0 0 0 2 0 0
Haley, 2b 8 2 2 0 8 8 U
Heitmuller, rt 2 1 1 0 8 0 0
Eogan. v ..... .4 12 0 OS')
Cook, If _ 4 0 10 10 0
Hogan, lb 4 0 10*00
Altman, 3b ...,. 2 0 0 0 10
Lewis, c 2 0 0 0 • 2 'i
McFarland, p „... 10 0 0 o*o
Wright, • 10 0 0 0 ■ 0 0
Hopkins, p 101 00 10
Totals 27 6 8 0 27 14 0
•Batted for Kinsella In ninth.
Portland .". 00120000 o—t
Base hits , 01210002 1—
Oakland 30209000 •—6
Base hits 8 0 2 0 10 1 1 *-8
Runs off McFarland, 3: hits, 4; runs off Hop
kins, 0; hits, 3. Credit victory to McFarland.
Home run— Eugan. Three-base hit—Whalen.
Two-base hits—Cook, Danzig. Sacrifice hits—
Lewis, Heitmuller, Van Haltren. Bases on
balls—Off Kinaella, 3; off Hopkins, 1; oft Me
-I'arland, 3. Struck out—By Kinsella, 1; by
Hopkins, 1; by McFarland, 3. Hit by pitcher—
Altman. Double play—Kinsella to Cooney to
Danzig. Time—l:s6. Umpire—O'Connell.
NEW YORK. June 18.—The
schooner yacht Zuhrah. owned by
Henry Drosher of the New Rochelle
Yacht club, won the special race from
Bermuda to New York over the Es
perinza, owned by J. Dalzell McKea
of Pittsburg. Both boats finished at
Scotland lightship this morning. The
race was for a $200 cup.
ROCHESTER, Mass., June 18.—Asso
ciate Justice David J. Brewer of the
United States supreme court In an ad
dress at Clark college commencement
here today declared that the restrain
ing: power of the court of equity should
be enlarged and not diminished, and
that "to restrict this power of the court
is a step backward toward barbarism."
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