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THE HERALD'S SPORTING NEWS LOCATE LANGFORD AND EXPECT FAVORABLE REPLY DURING TODAY MATCHED TO BOX TEN ROUNDS WITH DIXIE KID AT MEMPHIS JANUARY 10 Fails to Receive McCarey Offer, but Is Free to Consider It Upon Receipt—Has Asked Recently to Be Given Mtach Here and Is Known to Desire Scrap with Pueblo Fireman—May Meet January 18, but Other Dates Will Be Agree able, Even if Set Over Until Next February. Memsic Is Gaining Many Followers JAY DAVIDSON ACCORDING to the way Manager McCarey has it figured out, there is less than one chance in ten thousand that he will fail to match Sain Langford and Jim Flynn for a ten-round scrap before his Naud Junction club this month. .Manager Woodman, for Langford, wrote to McCarey a few days ago especially pleading for. a match for Sam. Since that time Langford has been matched to light Dixie Kid the night of January 10. Owing to his presence in the Tennessee city, Langford has been unable to get in communica tion with McCarey to receive the offer of the Flynn match. Mc- Carey wired him last night at Memphis and expects to receive a favorable reply this morning. There is some doubt as to the date of the scrap, as January 18 may be a bit too early for Langford to get here and train properly, but the match is as good as made, and will be staged within the next four weeks. Langford is an excellent drawing card anywhere ha Is staged, and this is especially true as regards Los An geles. The hefty negro mauler has made himself popular with local fans by his unassuming and quiet manner and by his championship work in the ring. He outranks all other negro fighters because of these facts. He copped Flynn when they met last time, turning the trick with one punch In the first round. Flynn became a bit too careless and did not see it coming In time to take siding. „- Notwithstanding this speedy result, Flynn is more than anxious to get on a return match, and as soon a3 word comes that Langford has accepted the offer Flynn will settle down to hard training. He will bet a small fortune that Langford does not put him away in one round next time and says he really believes he can whip the demon. McCarey prefers to stage this bout January If, during Aviation Week, but it looks so good to him that he ■wfU put it on regardless of the date. Flynn wants to fight as often as possible, and Langford is more anxious than Flynn in this regard. It seems, there fore that there is only a mere chance that negotiations ■will fail. George Memsic is saining supporters SAWYER KEEPS UP HIS WINNING STREAK Has Slight Margin of Lead Over Brad ner in L. A. A. C. Handicap Pool Tournament Near ing an End Secretary Henderson of the Los An geles Athletic club In past handicap events at that institution has shown himself to be an expert in that line, but in the present handicap pool tourna ment Bill rated several players a bit too high. Some of these are not through chalking- their cue when such players as Keuman and Bradner have played their entire string of fifty points. The (standing: Hdcp.Won. .■• - Vet. A. E Sawyer 48 I 1 .SSS C, J. Bradner BO 12 2 .852 'lift rteuman BO 8 2 .800 Roy Snyder II 7 3 .71)1) W. A. Willmott BO 4 - .CM <". W. Brashear IS '; "> .bill George Hermann 4** 3 3 .501) J'hll Harris 45 3 3 .500 p. G. Ilelmer 37 'i S .331 U. S. Pentz 40 1 - .333 < Varies Brownsteln 48 2 5 .-Bt> 1., C. Guernsey 3", 1 8 .2.10 G. B. Hill BO 1 3 .250 J. A. Hutchlns 40 1 6 .142 W. Fay i «1 1 '; -142 Billy Cos *'} 1 8 .111 W. W. Burns 45 n 2 .000 W. T. Blakcly 18 0 - ."00 Harry Mestayer 42 0 0 .000 WAGNER MAY GO TO PIRATES' FIRST BASE Barney Dreyfuss Contemplates Trans* fer of Star Batter from Short, to Give Him Easier Job PITTSBURG, Jan. 4.—President Bar ney Dreyfuss pf thn Pittsburg club Is seriously contemplating the permanent shifting of Hans Wagner, his cham pion batsman and star shortstop, to the initial corner of the diamond. He thinks as first hasr.inan Urn big player Will have less to di>, and thereby pro long his use as a slugger fur the team to the extent of fp.veral years. Mans played first base on several occasions, and while not a sensation, ho tilled the bill. ATTACHED TRUNKS BELONG TO ANOTHER; RELEASED Dinge Who Poses as Heavyweight Champion Wiggles Out of Em. barrassing Situation TEKRE HAUTE, Ind.. Jan. 4—The trunks attached here Sunday, suppos edly belonging to Jack Juhnson, claimant of the heavyweight cham plonshlp, weie reelased yesterday when it was found upon investi gation that they belonged to another iij'.'inber of the troupe. The property was levied upon when Johnson re fused to give his entertainment here, claiming that the theater was too cold. MAJESTICS ARE LEADING Polytechnic high school's Sundown Baseball league la proving: a success and the students are taking keen In terest In the games. At present the. sties are leading In the percentage column with a clean record, whilo the Hoosiers and Centrals are tied for ment honors. Both, however, are confident of being strong contenders j or- the pennant before thu season closes. every day and when lie goes Into the ring- with Ad "Wolgast next Friday night he v, ill be as fit and ready as scientific, conscientious work can make. He is putting on the finishing touches today and will knock off work tomorrow. He Is in such excellent condition that even his closest friend! are much surprised and pleased. Mem slc sees in this scrap an opportunity to re-establish himself in popularity with the fans and will win or go down to defeat after a memorable effort. Training Nearly Ends Both boys are working hard and each is supremely happy in the belief that the match is something of a ben efit fur himself. Despite that Memsic already has defeated him at this dis tance, AVolgast seems to believe he has grown so much better as a fighter in recent weeks that he will not have to extend himself to win. In this he may be mistaken, so he will not neglect training for the affair. Another change was made in the Friday night preliminary card yester day, when Arthur Collins declined the match with Jack Tippptts, owing to a lack of time in which to get back into training. This bout \\ i off and Jimmie Burns and Gene McGovern were substituted. BABY LEAGUERS ARE SLOW WITH BUSINESS Magnates Refer Practically All Affairs to Committees for Future Ac. tion and Accomplish Nothing STOCKTON, Jan. 4—After a three hour session this morning, in which the proposed redistributing of the State league players of last season wag discussed no conclusion was ar rived at, and a committee consisting of Cy Moreing, W. F. Toorney, Charles Graham and C'al Ewing was appointed to arrange a sort of provis ional distribution, reporting to the next meeting to be held in San Fran cisco between January 20 and Febru ary 1. As to whether San Jose, Bak ersfield or Vallejo will form the sixth club in the league Moreing, Ewing and Hermann were appointed a committee to look into the matter. The propositions of the Spalding and Reach representatives regarding the furnishing of balls for the coming sea ion were rejected and a committee composed of Ewing, Morelng and Her mann appointed to take up the mat ter of balls. The meeting then ad journed. FRENCHMAN WANTS TO MANAGE KETCHEL ABROAD Parisian Promoter Comes to America to Sign Up with Middleweight Champion GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 4.—De termined to secure the management of Stanley Ketchel, Robert Bhowan Of Paris arrived here tuday and held a long conterem c with the champion. Papers will ho. signed In a few da>s, as Ketchel is anxious to secure foreign booking- Showan is the representative of an amusement resort near the French capital, and has made flatter ing offers to Ketchel, NORTHWESTERN MAY INCREASE CIRCUIT Abandonment of Portland Creates Va. cancy in League That Is Sought by Several Cities SEATTLE. Jan. 4.—For the franohisi in the Northwestern baseball league, made vacant by dropping Portland, ap plications have been received from Ev erett, Hellingham, North Yakima, Walla Walla, Butte and Helena. There is talk of increasing the league mem bership from six to eight clubs, In which event three new cities would be taken in. An objection to the Montana cities Is the cost of railroad transpor tation. ROLLER IMPRO.ING AND WILL CONTINUE TOUR Effects of Operation Are Lets Serious Than Appeared at First, and He Will Stay with Jeff CHICAGO, Jan. 4.— ]!. F. Roller, the Seattle wrestler, is In no danger of blood poisoning, and will be able to continue his tour with James J. Jeftrieg in a short time; according to a state ment made by his physicians at Mercy hospital here today . LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 5, 19lu. RIALTO GOSSIP HEN BERRY is trying to arrange for a meeting of the PaoiOo Coast league directors In San PranclSCO for about January 20, When the matter or the desired resignation of Danny Long will come up bs the principal subject for discussion. Hen has put off his proposed trip !" the north i'o;- several days because no meeting has been called as yet and he desires in stick around Los Angeles and see thf airships fly, He and Ed die Maler "ill go to San Francisco to attend the meeting and as nearly all the directors of the league live there |or thereabouts, the meeting can be j held on short notice. Such a thing as a playing schedule also Will require atteatlon In a short time, as the season will open in ninety day?. Directors >>r the state I i cent- j ly received into the fold of organized baseball, have started well on' the road of reorganization and have selected five of the six cities that will make up the circuit for 1910. The sixth city will be either San Jose or Bakersfleld and upon the choice of the city is cen tered much interest locally. Happy Hogan Is Interested in seeing that Simi Jose is the lucky city, while •'Brick" Devereaus wants Bakersfleld to knock the plum off the tree, Hogan will furnish the team for San .lose if that city is chosen ami Devereaus will manage Bakerstield if that city cops the prize. The matter of select- Ing the sixth city has been referred to a committee and San Jose and Bak ersfleld are lighting hard to become lu< ky. Pick Allen, the big L. A. A. C. lad who will make his professional debut Friday night at Naud Junction, is a champion wrestler, as well as a cham pion scrapper. He won the amateur heavyweight championship of the coast at the wrestling contests held here during Elks' week and finished second to Jargstorff, also a I/. A. A. C. athlete, at the Seattle exposition boxing tournament. He is one of the leading amateur athletes of the coast find many regret that he has decided to turn professional, although predict ing- a successful career for him. Only two more days remain or the training period in which Ad Wolgast and George Memsic will prepare for their scrap Friday night, and as H is an important engacement and owing to the fact that Memslc holds the credit of a decision over Wolgast, the fans shjuld visit the training camps and see for themselves the condition of the two boys. Memslc is working at Eastside camp and Wolgast i-° train- Ing at Jack Doyle's Southside club. They start work at about 3 o'clock every afternoon. Followers of the sport of racing who have returned from Snlt Lake City and the intermountain raeinc territory are discussing the probability of a change in management at Buena Vista park next season. It is known that President Condron and his associates in the Utah Jockey club are far from ■ 1 with the manner in which the fall meeting was conducted and do not enjoy reading criticisms of that meet ing. " Inasmuch as the major portion of the criticism is directed against Manager W. W. Finn because of the fact that he held the dual relations of TAMPA RACES PROVE BETTER THAN USUAL Summer Weather Aids in Furnishing Sports with Most Interesting Contests of Season at New Track TAMPA, Fla.. Jan. 4.—With summer like weather, today's card proved to be j the most interesting yet run on the i local track. Three favorites won. ■Summary: First race, three >furlongs— Colletta won, Blanche Ring second, Petite third. Time, :36 3-5. Second race, five and one-half furlongs— Caesar won, Locust Bud second, Blrdslayer third. Time. 1:13. Third race, five and a half furlongs— Mettle Beraud Yon, T. M. Irvin second, St. Denlel third. Time, 1:12 4-5. Fourth race, »!x furlongs—Tom Dolan won. Acolln second, Fundamental third. Time, 1:19. » Fifth race, five and a half furlongs—Billy Hlbbs won. Anna Smith second. Occidental third. Time, 1:1"2 3-5. Sixth race, one mile —Alice won, I!< id more second. Otogo third. Time, 1:48 --■>■ NATIONAL LEAGUE LIST OF RELEASES IS SMALL President Lynch Announces Transfers of Players to Various Clubs in First Official Bulletin NKVV YORK, Jan. 4.—ln his flrst official bulletin to the presidents of baseball clubs President Lynch of Hie National league today announced thai the following releases have been ap proved - By Boston to Indianapolis (A. A.), John P. roffey. By Brooklyn to Milwaukee (A. A.), W. K. Mar?!.all. By New York to Kansas City (A. \. i, John Co< ash. By .FittKburg to Omaha (\V. L.), yv. F. Fox. By «t. Louis to Now York (N, L,.), A. 8. .Shaw, and to Toronto (B. L.), Joseph Delehanty. MURRAY DEPOSED; DOOIN TO MANAGE PHILLIES PHILADELPHIA, Jnn. 4.—President Fogel of the Philadelphia National in; baseball club announced tonight that he had signed Charles Dooln, catcher, to manage the club for one year, In place of William Murray, WOO has been deposed. LEES WIN PENNANT Captain Lee's Indoor baseball team was declared the pennant winner In the Polytechnic Indoor Baseball league last Monday, when Captain Paul Basle forfeited the deciding game. Those that compose the winning club are: Lee (captain), Blasdell, .Adams, Sans trum, Haney, Halns, Casey, Brown and Metz. Jay Davidson manager, stockholder, horseman and contract employer of a jockey iunl was interested in the bookmaking end of the sport, there is mud] to justify the belli f that he will flnd it difficult to convince Condron and his associates that be la rut it leii to another term in office The fact that his hoi: ment was dlaquallfled at the fall meet- Ing for carrying five or ten pounds less than the scheduled weight doei not help his causa any. In this connection it is justice to J. W. Hayman of Los Angeles, whose name appeared upon the programs of the fall meeting as clerk of the scale?, to inform the public that he did not fill that position, having been trani ferred to the post of associate judge before any trouble occurred in the matter of weight, and had absolutely nothing to do with the weighing part of tin: game. It is to his credit that when tfie hlßh-welght events sudden ly became popular (?) there he was askod to accept the associate judge ship and relinquish the office of clerk of the scales. Hayman is well known throughout the country for his long and honorable official career on the turf and his name never has been connected with any scandal of the turf. It Is a safe bet that there would have been no trouble at the scales had he been kept on the job. John Harding, happy and cheerful despite several days of marooned ex istence on the desert on account of the floods, arrived yesterday from Salt Lake City and will remain for a few days visiting friends and relatives. He intends going to San Francisco to take a whirl at the Emeryville game. John did not come back broke, because he is too discreet, bvit he did not go into ecstasies regarding the prospects for making a living following the races in the tall brush. Barney Oldfleld, the daredevil auto mobile racer, returned yesterday from San FrandSCO to fill his southern en gagements. Barney claims Los An geles as his home, and, like everybody else who has lived here, finds the at traction irresistible when far, far away. Tom Jones created quite a stir at Jeffries' cafe yesterday morning when he walked up to the bar and asked the head prescrlptionist to assemble ■■< Jeffries-Johnson highball. Although employed by the chump of champs, the bar boy did not tumble for a few moments, but he finally—and silently walked over to the case goods depart ment and made up a black and white high one. Continued knocking of the Juarez race? meeting and having fun at its expense aroused a prominent horse ui in to write a letter to the sporting editor in which he vouches tot the facts set forth. He says that the daily attendance has been gradually to creasing and that it was 50 per cent better last week than during any pre vious week of tile meeting. Ho pays the climatic conditions are ideal now and that the game has improved so much that eight books are operating. He winds up by saying that "the meeting will run out its ninety days notwithstanding the knockers, and planned improvements will be made without delay In anticipation of a more successful season next winter. JACK PARKER WINS HANDICAP FEATURE Defeats Classy Field in Mile Journey at Jacksonville—Long Shots and Favorites Divide Card JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 4.— The opening race at Moncrlef park this afternoon was for maiden 2-year-olds over a straightaway of one-quarter of a mile. Sixteen started. Ijandaga got away in front and held the lead to the finish. Summary: First ra-.-e. qunrter mile—Bandasa won. Darting second, Lady Ormlcant third. Time, l'2'ii 2-j. Second race, five and a half flirlQD.fl — Boil won. Lotta Creed second, Lucetta third. Time, 1:01 1-5. Third race, six furl on ga, selling—Pearl Po hi won, Brown Tuny second, Stringency third. Time, 1:14. Fourth race, one mile, handicap—.lack Parker won, Cowen second, Dr Barkley third. Time, 1:41 2-6, Fifth race, 6lx furlongs—Top Note won, Anuvari second, Plnte third. Tiim\ 1:18 i-5. Sixth raco, mil.- and an eighth, idling— won, Mamie Algol second, ii^art of Hyacinth third. T.me, 1:56. POLY SOCCER LEAGUE CREATES MUCH RIVALRY Five Teams Represent School, and the Schedule of Games Is Being"" Played Before Large Crowds roi.v SOCCER i.i. U.i v. Hon. Uut. lYt. 11 -nil.! U. , 3 » I. (1(1(1 Troger 5 a .air, Terry l :i ,850 Mil aillley II :; .11110 Cogtgror* (i 0 .000 Soccer football Is played at the Poly technic high school by a fully organ ized league composed of five teams, playing under the names of their cap tains. Games are scheduled and on the afternoons when the teams meet at Prager park the student body is well represented at the contest and considerable rivalry exists, as the spec tators have their favorites. The remainder of the season's sched ule is as follows: r- Jan. s—Cogsgrove vs. Troger. Jan. 6—Hamaker vs. Ferry. Jan. —McCaulley vs. Cogsgrove. Jan. 10—Troger vs. Ferry. - Jan. 11Cogsgrove vs. Hamaker. Jan. 12—McCaulley vs. Tiroger, Jan. 13—Ferry vs. Cogsgrove. Jan. 14—Hamaker vs. McCaulley. WINTER LEAGUE MEETING Officials of the California Winter league will meet next Monday night at the office of Secretary Ward, 210 Llaaner building. The secretary has sent out official notices and a good attendance is expeet.il. READY FoVtRACK WORK Track work will commence at Poly technic high school in three weeks and it Is expected that a large number of candidates will start training. JAPANESE WINS WRESTLING BOUT DEFEATS JOHNSON EASILY IN STRAIGHT FALLS CHALLENGES ANY JIU JITSU ARTIST ON COAST Weight Cuts No Figure with Him, and Nobody Is Barred — All the Matches Prove In teresting About 2000 persons gathered last evening at McCarey*s Naud Junction pavilion to witness the best* wrestling i mil ever ai ranged In Los Ani The main event of the. evening wai of the hardest tussles for mat supre macy ever seen <m the coast, and re sulted in Eugene Traveler defeating .la.k Lee in two out of three falls. Lee had Traveler in several grips from which it seemed that the winner could not break, but which Traveler finally broke. Tlio event, however, which excited even more Interest than the main event a jiu-jitsu bout between Ryo Fukuta and Young Johnson. Johnson, although very strong, was no match for the Jap, who secured a hold in a very few minutes which ultimately would have caused Johnson's death. Three taps on the iloor by Johnson gave Fukuta the first fall. The Japanese won the second fall after about eight minutes of hard wrestling, Johnson breaking several of his holds. Fukuta now is Willing to meet any jiu-jitsu wrestler on Use coast, and cares 1101 how much his opponent may weigh- The curtain raiser w.is a jiu-jitsu contest between two wiry Japanese, Basil and Tani, neither of whom could be declared victor after twenty minutes of bard work. Three bouts resulted in a draw, although both came within an ace of winning several times. Orendorf \v;is more than pleased with the sup port which the fans gave him, and de clares that another card will be staged in the near future. ENTRIES AT JUAREZ r irsi race, Bevi'n lunonss: '.. W. Kennon U0|Ktng Rover I"6 .ulce Catei loeiBanlady 101 Yolloby 103 Tipster 1"1 ■M Keck rudttll Page S3 -iord Clinton 10C;od<I Hobo 33 Second race, on© mile: 71ayllt 105'Orbeil I.aii 100 rhe Thorn 105[St. Kllda 100 3erona I0S rrua Sit" 100 'ad Nawa l>>:< Donna Elvira M Jllie Uurnott J0S|Ora auaJetll H Third race, (lv» ami a half furlongs: folly :o»|Joe Ehrich 104 /alley Stream 105 Ocean Queen 101 Meddling Hannah...146 Silver Stocking 18 lypay King 10S[Acquia 9G Fourth race, one mile: 'harlle Doherty ... .ilSILlsta 102 'elham W9McNally I'll 'onteste* 109!I.I|ththou.«« 101 lands Around 107jDuinty Belle M Filth race, six furlongs: Elder Light Knight 116 inn Hamilton 119 Judffl Shortall 110 3111 Bramble 113,'chlan Bell* ..., 112 rardlnal Farm lit Vlrsinia Undwjr 112 laiear Ausilktus....H9iMlH Rratitude 1"I* Sea .Sick UTJCotytto 109 Sixth race, mile nil I a eixtoenth: lervlle UOIVaader 104 "antastio lMJScnalble 103 liss Alert lOUloward Fearswi ....102 STONE AND WIFE ARE STILL IN JAIL GUILT FOR SHIVELEY MURDER AGAIN DENIED Pertinent Questions Put to Prisoner as to Flaws in His Story Are Met With No Reply Mr, and Mrs. A. G. Stone, In whose Home at Han Gabriel Morgan Sliive ley, a Pacific Electric conductor, re ceived wounds which resulted In his death early Sunday morning, si ill are held in the county jail and no charges have been filed against either of them. Both Sheriff Hammel and Detective Brown of the district attorney's office worked all yesterday on the case and took up every shred of evidence in their possession. "We are morally convinced who the culprit is," said Sheriff Hammel yes terday, "but we must prove that the person accused committed the. crime." Searching examinations behind closed doors were conducted at the district attorney's offices yesterday and Detec tive Brown appeared well pleased with the result, although no definite state ment was. given out. An investiga tion of the past life of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Stone and Shiveley is being con ducted, which, it in believed, will be productive of results, although this may take several da] s. Stone Confined Closely Stone was confined closely yesterday, no persons other than his attorneys being allowed to Interview him. Ho still maintains an air of Indifference, although admitting that circumstances point to him as the guilty party. Late in the afternoon Stone made a state ment through one of his attorneys. The man in whose homo it is believed his supposedly best friend met a frightful death still adheres to his story that he believes Mexicans entered the house early Sunday morning ami attacked Shlveley. When the weak points of his statement were pointed out to him he simply replied: "I know things look bad for me." In his statement •dellveied through his attorneys yesterday, Stone said: "On the night that this affair hap pened my wife and I retired about 9 o'clock, leaving the lamp burning for Shiveley as usual. Toward- morning we heard, practically at the same time, a cry of 'Help! Help!' from Shiveley. My wife and I got up Im mediately and I started downstairs. As I neared the foot of the stairs I heard a crash of glass and turned back to procure my revolver, which, In my excitement, I had forgotten. I got my gun, loaded the weapon, and came down, firing n shot in the house. All was quiet, although I found blood over everything in the kitchen and the Boor was strewn with bits (of broken glass. Says He Sought Friend "Although my wtfe.and I were In our night dresses, we wont from the house out Into the night towafda the out ■■ . 1 FRISCO BOXING PERMITS TO BE AWARDED MONDAY ♦ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4.— * ♦ Boxing permits for the season of-* ♦ 1910 have not been given out yet. <• ♦ but it is expected that the awards ♦ ♦ will bo made next Monday alter- ♦ •$• noon, when the new board of su- * ♦ pervlsors holds Its first meeting. ♦ ♦ The police committee, which will 4* ♦ have charge of thu boxing end of ♦ ♦ the business, is headed by John ♦ ♦ L. Herget, "Young Mitchell," the ♦ ♦ old time middleweight fighter, and ♦ ♦he has been fairly pestered to ♦ ♦ death by those who are after per- •$• ♦ mits. As yet, nobody seems to 4* ♦ have a line on who will land. The •-• ♦ Mission club will apply for the ♦ ♦ February date, but the North End ♦ * club and the Pacific club, which ♦ ♦> have been in the game for the past ♦ *!• year, are down and out. Jack ♦ ♦ Qleason is looking for.a permit. ♦ ♦ and it la understood that Jim ♦ •> Coffroth will get one. Sam Fitz- ♦ •$• Patrick, Johnson's former mana- 4* ♦ ger, nlso is said to have a good ♦ ♦ chance, 4* ♦ ***4.*** + ♦ * ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ * * # * ORBICULAR COMES TO LIFE SUDDENLY Romps Away with the Handicap at Juarez in Fast Time—Sevenfull Keeps Up Consistent Record JUAREZ, Mex., Jan. 4.—Orbicular, Showing marked improvement today, easily won the mile handicap in the fast time of 1:39 4-5. He never was far from the pace and in the stretch took the lead and won by two lengths. Summary: First race, six furlongs—Klamesha 11, 117 (Warren), won; Uluion, 114 (Bsi Fcaten), second; Rubiola, 116 (Holll third. Time, 1:14 4-5. Second race, seven furlongs— High Cul ture, 103 a;. Wilson), won; Dave Mont gomery, 114 (McCahey), second; Camera, 106 (Mondan), third. Time, 1:28 2-5. Third race, two-year-olds, three fiir lonss —Sophrony Brown, 109 (L*Ruder). won; Flying Wolf, 113 (Kennedy), second; The Royal Prince, 109 (MoCahey), third. Time. :34 4-5. Fourth race, —Orbicular, 109 (Holes worth), won; Early Tide. 107 (Wilson), second; Liidy Esther, 107 (liufnngel), third. Time, 1:39 4-5. Fifth race, selling, sis furlongs— Seven Full 1"9 (Benescoten), won; Beau Man, 101 (Taylor), icoud; Ethel Day, lot (Warren), third. Time., 1:13 4-5. Sixth race, selling, "no mile*— Enti 97 (Ramsey), won; Whip Top, 100 (Mc- Cahey), second; Landlord, 103 (Goose), third. Time, 1:42 2-5. NATIONAL COMMISSION TO CHOOSE OFFICIALS CINCINNATI, Jan. 4.— The national Baseball commission will hold its an nua! meeting here tomorrow. No mat ters of Importance ait- scheduled to bo brought before the body with the ex ception of thf election of officers, it is expected tii.n Augusi Hemnan of Cin t; t.• ii i It re-elected president and ■ haiiman an.! that John E. Bruce, also of this (ity, will continue as secretary. house, looking for Shiveley. Not find ing him or seeing any trace of hi as sailants, we came back and dressed and then spread the alarm. We did this by going to the house where Don aldson', the motorman, lived and wak ing him up. My wife remained at Donaldson's home while he and I be gan a search for Bhrveley. Mr. shive ley and 1 always were the beat of friends." Stun stated that he heard the crash of glass as he was going down stairs. Why Shlveley chose to dive through a window barely large enough to ad mit his body instead of fleeing to Stone for protection is a question which Stone does not answer. Prom Stone's position on the stairs a person cutting off Shiveley's escape to the rooms above must have been plainly visible., Stone says he .saw no person. An hundred and one other questions have been propounded to Stone by Sheriff Hammel and' the detectives, not one of which has been answered satisfactorily. No efforts are being spared, however, by the district at torney to weave a net of evidence which will solve the mystery, and- no charges will be preferred against either Stone or his wife until this evi dence is complete. Meanwhile nothing is being over looked by Stone which might throw off the shadow of suspicion by which ha Is now surrounded. Attorneys a. \ Stone and .T. O. Scarborough have been employed, both of whom are working night and .lay upon the rase. The latter said yesterday that an at tempt to obtain tho release of the prisoners on a writ of habeas corpus mlKh' be made tomorrow. • Stone was visited by two uncles, George F. Winter and C. F. Winter, both of whom will do everything In their power to aid him. Bhlveley'a body ha. been turned over to an. Alhambra undertaking estab lishment and probably will be buried today. Further developments in the case are promised today. FORMER LABORER IS RAILROAD PRESIDENT NEW YoliK, Jan. 4.—Oscar O. Mur ray for the la»t six jrearg president of 'the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad com pany, teiwlered hla resignation today a 1 a special meeting of the board of directors. Daniel Wtllard, vice president of the Chicago, liuriington & Quincy, was , lei ted his successor. Air. Murray's resignation will take effect January 14 ami Mr. Willard will assume office the following day. Mr Murray will maintain his con nection with the B. & O. as chairman of the board of directors, to which office he was elected today. Mr. Mur ray is in his 63rd year, and it is said the Union Pacific interests felt a younger and more aggressive man was needed. Mr. Wlllard began his career as a track laborer on the Central Vermont in IST9. He will go to the B. & O. familiar with the ground, as ho for tnerly served the road as assistant ral manager under Frederick p. 1 nderwood, now president-of the Erie. You can buy It, pernapa at many places, but there* one BEST placa to buy lt-and that Blaca adv.rtl.ei. SAINTS TRYING TO MAKE TEAM BASEBALL CANDIDATES BEGIN TRYOUTS CAPTAIN YBARRANDO PREDICTS FAST TEAM WILL RESULT Excellent Material for Pitctfing Staff Shows Up—.Several Seeking In. field Positions—Outfield Yet Uncertain Almost all candidates for the St. "Vin cent baseball tram wore out yesterday afternoon, and at one time there Wai enough baseball material on the ath letic field to make up three nines-. Captain Ybarrando is very much pleased at the showing and predicts a fast team for the Catholic institu tion tliis year. O'Connor, who rnuslit on last year's nine, ia bar!;, and it is expected he will be flic? mainstay behind the bat, al though such pood men aw Neighbors, Swenson and Tortez are also working for that place, Workman, the fast Hrsl baseman of last season's team, seems to have a clear field for the in itial position. Tile pitching staff will he composed of new twlrlers, some of whom have had only slight experience. Rheln sohild. Cniiningham, Myers and Ker foof are working out their arms nn.l II I Bjcpected that one of the huskies will develop into a good box artist. Rhelnscbild ought to develop into a Walter Johnson, as the moleskin star has speed to burn. O'Malley, Pat Doherty and Ed Mur ray are trying for second base. All are pond Inflelders, and the pace for this ■ will bo a close one, with O'Mal ley a slight favorite. Captain Ybarrando is conceded to b« the star of the Infield nnd would have an ironclad title to short, only the c;ip tain often Is called upon to enter 111" box, and in such cases Callan, and Qon dolpho, who are trying for short, will relieve him. For third hasp tliPre are three strong candidates, Bhafer, Brown and Boland, and each has a pood chance to repre sent his school .'at this position. The outfield at present Is very much of an uncertainty, as soino of the play era who are trying for an infield posi tion may be called upon to play in one of the outer gardens. Smith, Crawford, Oanepa and Brady are the players who now are spearing the high ones in the outfield. 1 CHICK WRIGHT ENTERS RANKS OF PROFESSIONALS <J> SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4.— IT. A. <£> ... (Chick) Wright, who won the world* <•> ... niimtt'iir balkUne billiuril champion- <•> ... shin In New V urk laat frill and was •> --• awarded a dtuninim trophy for 111™ » ... iklU, iiniiiriiiii'i'il today thai lie would ••> <fr ruler profr*»lonal rank* lmmt<llatolj. ■• . ri«llt said he noulj return the <•> ... trophy to the donors. <•> • • •■• • • «■• • TAMMANY TIGER BOWS TO MAYOR MURPHY WAITS HIS TURN TO SEE GAYNOR New York's Chief Executive, Just In. ducted Into Office, Receives Pred. ecessor's Enemy in Cordial Manner at City Hall [Associated Press] NEW YORK, Jan. 4.—The Tammany tiger took ore his hat to William J. Gaynor again today. Charles P. Murphy, leader of Tam many, walked up the city hall steps to call on New York's new Democratic mayor, and ho waited his turn in an ante room just as others did. When lie wns received he spent an hour- in conference. Tammany Hall has gotten pretty slim patronage from Judge Gaynors hands, although without Tammany behind him he probably would never have been mayor of Greater New York—not on the Democratic ticket, at any rale. When Murphy left the mayor's of flce In; was besieged by interviewers. "Did you meat the mayor by ap pointment?" asked- one. "Ask tho mayor," was his re-ply. ' "Do you expect any appointments?"j "Ask the mayor." "You look happy and smiling," sug gested one. "I always am." said Mi-. Murphy. Judge Gaynor discussed the Tam many leader's visit more freely. Their relations were cordial always since ho first met Mr. Murphy a year ago. Mr. Murphy had called merely to offer congratulations. They had dis cussed no appointments, at least no names. Whether Mr. Murphy would call again lie did not know. linidentallyr though, the mayor did not speak of it, it was Mr. Murphy S first visit to the city hall since ho whs commissioner of docks in tho Van Wyck administration. His relations with Mr. MeClellan were not always cordial, and never onoe during the MeClellan administra tion was Mr. Murphy a caller. This, tho second official day of tho new city administration, started off on businesslike principles. William A. Prendergast, new Republican-Fusion comptroller, Issued a sweeping order that "joy tiding" in municipal auto mobiles In all departments must cease. He announced that any employe oc the city above the grade of laborer, excepting policemen, firemen and school teachers, must have time cards, upon which will be recorded their com ing and going when on duty. He am not say whether the mayor and com missioners would be Included. In this way the comptroller hopes to ascertain just how much of Now York's $80,000,000 salary Hat la earned. TO ESTABLISH RESCUE STATIONS WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.—Representa tive Pray of Montana today Introduced 1 a resolution to appropriate lieo.ooo for j the construction, equipment and main tenance of additional mine rescue ex periment stations.