Baseball, Racing, Boxing
OLD TIMERS PREDICT BIG BATTLE
WILLMARK END OF FIGHT HISTORY
Fighters, Trainers and Sporting Writers Disheartened by Outlook
for Future of Pugilism in America-Jeffries Puts in Another Big
Day in Camp and Announces Thursday as Windup Day of
Training-Tells Close Friends He Never Was Better in
His Career and Considers Himself Already Back to
His Best Form-Johnson Looks Fit and Ready
RENO, Nov., June 27.-"Well, this is
the last. Pugilism as it has flourished
many decades will be a lost art in the
VnlteA States, and that means in the
■world, when the Jeffries-Johnson fight
is over." .
Such is the prediction of the whole
fighting world, apparently. It is voiced
by fighters, trainers and sporting
■writers as they loiter about tho hotels
of the city or thp quarters of the prin
cipals, patiently awaiting the coming of
next Monday and the decision that is
to be handed down in the arena pn
Whenever two old friends, comrades
nt many ringsides, meet, often for the
first time in years, that is almost in
variably the greeting. A touch of re-
Rrot for exciting days and battles of
the past, which they believe are gone
forever, creeps into every conversation.
A feeling almost of sadness underlies
gathering hosts of fight banter of the
gathering hosts of fiht followers. All
seem certain that this is the end; that
when the "shouting and the tumult" at
the ringside has died and the time of
parting has come, there will be nothing
to pay but "goodby." It will not be
"until we meet again."
"It will be a great fight. And it will
■bo the last great fight," said one gray
haired ringside veteran today. "Tho
game has reached the end. I have fol
lowed since I knew enough to follow
anything. I have learned to know all
these fellows around here by meeting
them at the fighting centers, whether
at New Orleans, Jacksonville, San
Francisco, Goldfleld or Reno. We have
followed the game together and we
have followed it to the end. I am only
glad that it has not Just dwindled
away; but will go out in a blaze of
It was a day of reminiscences and
tales of other fights and other fighters
today. There was little else to do.
Jeffries' workout in the early morning
came as a complete surprise. Hardly
one of the usual crowd of spectators
reached Moana in time to witness it.
From then until Johnson dawdled
through the listless ten rounds with his
Bparring partners late in the afternoon
there was nothing to do but talk. It
•was too hot to walk much and the
groups of sporting celebrities clung to
the shade and gossiped endlessly.
Once relieved of his worries over
the arena, which marred tho beginning
of his day, Promoter and Referee Rlck
ard had time to answer many tele
grams and discuss many details of his
preparations with his subordinates.
Most important of these was the ar
rangement for transferring from San
Francisco of $30,000 of the purse money
now on deposit in the coast city. Rick
ard was asked by Tim Sullivan of New
York, stakeholder, to attend to this
fit nnce, and the funds probably will
be in a Reno bank tomorrow. .Sullivan
himself, according to his telegram to
day, expects to arrive July 1.
The disturbance over the arena was
en used by the loss for a time of the
plans. When the blue prints had been
found, the carpenters' went at their
work with a will and the framework
had been partially clothed with the
bleacher planks before the night fell.
Rickard and Johnson were in confer
ence for almost an hour shortly before
noon and after the negro had done his
eight miles of road work in the early
morning. Both stated that the matter
under discussion was without direct
bearing on the fight, but would not say
what had been talked of. Johnson
visited a bank and cashed a check
Jater, then was whirled back to camp.
When the negro, clad in his usual
ring costume of black and blue, stepped
Into the ring in the late afternoon, the
roped square was flanked by a big
gathering of visitors. Al Kauffman
was called on after a few minutes of
medicine ball work, but the four rounds
which followed were devoid of stirring
moments. Kauffman puffed like a
broken down race horse. He was forced
to do all the leading, Johnson merely
blocking his blows and sending back
no exchanges. The altitude is bother
ing Kauffman consfderably, and John
son's easy breathing and perfect con
dition are sharply noticeable beside
Ills sparring partner's gasping work.
Monahan came next and Johnson
went after him with playful force In
the first of their four rounds. Blood
dripped from Monahan's noso and lips
in less than a minute. Johnson shot In
two straight lefts with flashing speed
tind with precision. From then on he
was content with an occasional display
of speed, and joked with Morrison and
111r crowd about the ring as they tvs-
Fled and pulled each other about nnri
clinched. Two rounds with Dave Mills
followed and this concluded the day's
In all the boxiner Johnson did not
exert himself once. His breath was un
hurried when it was over and the per
h|iir;ition was gathering on his whole
body In a natural way. The actual
lioxinj,' was apparently more of a eon
cesslon to the curiosity of the crowd
than anything else. It was just play
iV>r Jack, ;:T]il he showed that he was
perfectly satisfied with his skill In
tliis department of the game by every
move he, mads.
in L. Sullivan, undefeated London
prize i!r g champion, watched Johnson
work out, He stood on a rock far back
of the crowd at the ringside and looked
on, The playful side of the exhibition
i vidently did not appeal to the old ivar
rior, as he rumbled something; about
Being the "real business next Mon
day" when asked what he thought of
If present Intention! are carried out
at the Jeffries camp, Thursday will Bee
tli- last of the champion's training for
the big- fight. When he pulls the six
ounce gloves from his hand on that
day and has had his parting; tussle with
the shadows, the "hope of the white
race" will have completed a full year
of training for his encounter with
At least to his own satisfaction Jeff
ries has answered the question of
whether he could come back. On the
rubbing table this morning, after elev
en hard, fast rounds of boxing and two
rounds of pulling ami hauling with
Ffirmer Burns, he paid:
"When my brother John arrived In
a few mlnut s ago and asked me
how I felt, I told him llirit T was never
in better condition to fisht in my life.
1 told him the truth. I fee] betti r
now than ever on the eve of a lit-ht bo
fnro my retirement, and I will be pre
pared for any kind of going. From
HERALD SPORTING PAGE
now on until Thursday, when probably
I will wind up the work, I will give my
attention to boxing, with just a bit of
sprinting in the evenings. After that
it will be solid rest and tho drying out
Jeffries' encounters with Corbett,
Berger. Phoynski and Bob Armstrong
early today were his first boxing bouts
since coming to Reno. He was out of
bed before 7 o'clock and had given his
sparring- partners orders to prepare for
the woritout. Choynski, Berger and
Armstrong faced him for three rounds
each, and Corbett took a turn for two
sessions. The bout with Berger was
an interesting one. Jeffries slashed at
his manager with an assortment of
smashing blows, and In the second
round placed a right hook that bent
the San Franciscan and robbed him of
his wind. Jeffries asked Berger If he
had had enough after the second, and
laughed when the business agent came
back for more.
Armstrong was dropped to his knees
during one onslaught when he was
dancing before the master. The big
sparring partner was Just breaking
from a clinch when a right body punch
took the fight out of him and ended
hostilities for several seconds. Arm
strong had a hard time taking care of
himself for the remainder of the round.
"When the two rounds with Burns
ware over Jeffries was rubbed and then
wejit to breakfast. He spent the re
mainder of the day loitering about the
grounds of his cottage, and early in
the afternoon left camp for a fishing
trip, accompanied by Jim Mace, a local
sporting man, and a newspaper corre
NEW YORK SPORTSMEN START
EXODUS FOR RENO BATTLEFIELD
NEW YORK, June 27.—The exodus of
sporting men to Reno is now on. Largo
numbers of easterners left here today
for the Jeffries-Johnson fighting ground
and by "Wednesday all who intend to
witness the championship mill will have
Opinion still favors Jeffries, but there
has been little betting, most of those in
tending to wager preferring to place
their money at the ringside. John E.
Madden and Tom O'Rourke, well
known managers and trainers of pugil
ists, are strong in their opinion that
Jeffries will win, while Joe Humphreys
says he is rooting for Jerffries but
doubts whether the white man can do
CANADIAN OFFERS $150,000
FOR DOMINION PICTURE RIGHTS
RENO, June 27. —Announcement was
made by Tom Flanagan today that a
representative of a Canadiaji syndi
cate had arrived in Reno and was
prepared to make an offer of $150,000
for the Canadian rights to the fight
pictures. Jack Gleason is expected to
return to Reno Wednesday and fur
ther developments In negotiations for
his share of the picture profits aro an
TRAINERS DENY REPORT THAT
JOHNSON QUITS WORK TODAY
RENO, June 27.—Reports were In
circulation tonight that Johnson pro
posed to do an unusual amount of
boxing tomorrow and close his train
ing. This was denied by everybody
at the camp. Johnson works from
day to day as a rule, seldom planning
ahead, and he is said to be as indefi
nite as to the end of his training as he
1 sabout other matters. According to
is about other matters. According to
black man, he will close his work on
BETTING IN FRISCO CONTINUES
WITH ODDS STILL UNCHANGED
SAN FRANCISCO, June 27.—The be
ginning of the last week before the
great fight at Reno saw no change in
the betting odds here, which continue
10 to 6 in favor of Jeffries. This be
ing "blue Monday," fewer bets were
placed than on the busy days just pre
ceding, but Betting Commissioner Cor
bett says there is plenty of money in
sight, and the outlook is that most of
it will be placed before next Sunday.
ANNOUNCE 100 DAYS'
RACING FOR JUAREZ
Col. Matt Winn, Manager, Says
Meeting Will Start Nov. 1
for Long Season
NEW YORK, June 27.—C01. M. J.
Winn, back in New York today, after
having managed the most successful
race meeting Louisville has had in a
decade, announces that preparations
are being m ids to open the Juarez
track early next fall, possibly as early
as November 1.
"In the unfortunate event of a tem
porary cessation of racing in New York
after September 1," he said, "Juarez
will open its gates earlier than Thanks
giving day, probably by November 1.
The directors of the Juarez Jockey
club have fixed upon a meeting of at
least 100 days and guaranteeing at
least $3000 a day in added money."
TEAM BEATS AMERICANS
SYDNEY, N. S. W., June 27.—The
.Maori football team again defeated the
All American team this morning, the
score being 21 to 3. The All-American
team Is composed of students from the
California, Stanford and Nevada uni
LOS ANGELES HERALD: TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 28, 1010.
Coast league candidates for the 1910
pennant will resume the fight this aft
ernoon in Los Angeles. Frisco and
Portland. The Angels will have much
easier game this week than last, ai
the Sacramentans will bo the victims
of a nine-game series, and tho Senators
are gracing the cellar championship
seat without opposition or competition.
Charlie Graham, one of the best liked
magnates in the Coast league, will get
a lot of sympathy from tho fans while
the slaughter proceeds day by day, but
the Angels will not be in on this sorry
for-you-old-chap business. The rest of
forty-eight hours should put the Angel
tribe in the game fresh and full of life
and with a pitching staff that can be
depended upon at all times the fielders
should play up to the standard of ex
cellence that featured their games last
week. It would be little short of a dis
graceful humiliation for our boys if
they should accidentally lose a game
during the series, while, on the other
hand, nine straight victories will ad
vance them awfully close to the top
rung. Portland and Vernon cannot ex
pect to have much more than a see
saw fight for the two weeks they play
In Portland, while Oakland and Frisco
will hardly do any better. The fans
aro showing a commendable interest in
tho game now and the daily attendance
has been getting better right along. In
terest, especially of the enthusiastic
sort that causes the fan to sit in the
grandstand and bleachers and make a
big noise all the time encourages the
players and helps to win games. There
should be an old-time crowd of not less
than 2000 on duty this afternoon.
George Hancock, who is looking after
the affairs of the Berry-Hancock fight
special enterprise, said last night that
the train of six Pullmans had been sold
out and that he had asked for more
cars. He will get an answer from the
railroad company this morning and
hopes to have a favorable one, as ap
plications for accommodations are
pouring in to his office in a steady
stream, and unless the additional
coaches can be had there will be quite
a bunch of disappointed, but dilatory
fans. They have nobody but them
selves to blame, however, as they have
been urged every day to get a move on
and make reservations. The special,
as now made up, will carry 162 fans to
Reno. If the two extra sleepers can be
obtained just fifty-four more can be
accommodated. It looks like there
would be 300 sportsmen from here at
ringside if arrangements for handling
them could be made. Realizing that
one diner will be insufficient to feed
such a bunch of daily boarders, Han
cock has made requisition for another
dining car and says that he has prac
tical assurances that he will get It.
This special offers the most satisfac
tory arrangement for fans who intend
going from here to the fight, as it will
bo a complete European hotel on
wheels, furnishing bed and board all
the time while away. There will be no
scramble or waiting line at bed time or
lunch time, and that should make the
round trip to the fight as highly enjoy
able as human Ingenuity could bring
CATALINA WILL HAVE
SPORT EVENTS ON 4TH
Naval Fireworks Battle Schedule
for 2d and Water Races
on the Holiday
Sports will be the principal feature
of the Independence day program at
Catalina island and everything in the
athletic line will be included. On the
evening of July 2 in Avalon harbor
there will be a grand naval battle and
display of fireworks and on the morn- i
ing of the big day there will be an
athletic program consisting of races
tor boys, men and women; a fat man's
race, a potato and egg race and a
three-legged contest. Suitable prizes
will be awarded the lucky contestants
and there will be no entry fees for
those who are desirous of entering.
The afternoon's program will be in
the water. Free-for-all swimming
races for amateurs and professionals,
a boys' race, a girls' race and a wo-
I men's race will start the afternoon's
entertainment. One of the features of
the program will be the duck race. A
flock of the water iowl will be turned
loose with their wings clipped to keep
them from aviating and prizes will be
tied to the legs. At a given signal,
when the ducks have been given suf
ficient handicap to make it interest
ing, the contestants will be started
from the shore to capture the ducks.
The duck race last year was the big
feature for the enjoyment of the shore
crowds and it will be even a greater
attraction this season on account of
tin- larger number of entries and the
increasing of the value of the prizes
attached to the legs of the ducks.
Water fencing and a tug of war will
enliven the afternoon's sport and the
speed and fishing launches will be
lined up for short races across the har
bor and from Avalon to the Isthmus.
The big event of the afternoon will
be the water polo game between the
Southern California Swimming asso
ciation and the L,os Angeles Y. M. C. A.
The teams will line up as follows:
Y. M. C. A.—Sholz, Rauft, fwds;
Howlut, h.; Lee, Becker, backs; Bark
er, g.; Booth, sub.
Southern California —Bromley, Barn
well, fwds.; Cannon, h.; Hayes, Craw
ford, backs; Brown, g.; Burkhardt,
sub. Prizes approximating a value of
$500 will bo awarded in the different
DEPARTMENT STORE CLERKS
FORM NEW BASEBALL LEAGE
A new baseball league has come into
being in the last twenty-four hours
among the baseball artists of Los An
geles. It will be known as the De
partment Store league, nnd will be
made up of four teams, the. Bullocks,
Blackstones, Bostons and Broadways,
There will be an entry fee of $10 and
an eight-week schedule will be ar
ranged, starting July -it. « fnly em
ployes in the several stores will be
allowed to play on tiie teams, except
two players who may be procured from
outside talent. The outside players
will not be allowed to participate In
the battery divisions, however, nnd a
strictly amateur standing will be
maintained for the new organization.
The Harvard grounds have teen se
lected for the gajnos, and T'sshor has
been nominatud a3 the official um
about. Those who have not made reser
vations on the spo.-ial should not delay
another minute, as only fifty-four pas
sengers can be added to those now
booked, and there aro still more than a
hundred here who expect to go, but
have not reserved their accommoda
Nngle probably will twirl this after
noon in the opening game between Los
Angeles and Sacramento, and that
means 4hat the series will be started
Off with a victory. Old Brainbox is
quite a favorite with those fans who
sit down and figure out their days at
the games so as to be there on winning
days only. Jimmy Nourse probably
will take the slab on behalf of the
Freddie Pabst is going to the big
fight, but he dallied so long about get
ting his transportation on the special
and making his request for transpor
tation beyond the doors of the fistic
arena that he finds it will cost him a
century note for his procrastination
and consequently he has acquired a
life-sized peeve. Fred says that any
inquiring friends at Reno may find him
up in suburban row, with a telescope
to reduce the airline distance to the
ring. He declares he positively will
not be anywhere near ringside, as the
top row of the $5 section looks good
Patsy Brannigan, who recently
trimmed Monte Attell in Pittsburg, has
been promised a match with Frankie
Conley next month and Jack Kelly,
who is looking after his affairs m the
coast, has written to him to prepare
to come west very soon. Brannigan
fought Pal Moore and Jimmy Walsh
to draws, both of them roally belong
ing to the featherweight division, and
he has cleaned up all other bantams
of consequence down east, including
Johnny Coulon, so he looks liko a le
gitimate contender for the title. The
Pittsburg boy will be a big card here
and Conley is anxious for him to come
on and take the match.
Tomorrow will be the last day for
cancellation of fight tickets bought
before the removal of the fight to
Reno. Those who Intend to cancel
their reservations should do so without
delay, as after tomorrow no money
will be refunded, regardless of wheth
er the pasteboards were used. This is
in accordance with the notice issued
by Jack Gleason two or three days
Dispatches quote an eastern minister
as saying that the big fight will set
America backwards several genera
tions, but falls to tell us how far be
hind the times this glorious home of
the free and land of the brave is at
this time as a result of the numerous
big fights held within its borders In
recent years. According to some of
those who discourse upon the demor
alizing effect of boxing a prize fight
Is worse than an earthquake, but
strangely enough all these abstract
statements are not followed up with
details to enlighten those Interested.
SHERIDAN, VETERAN 'UMP,'
SUDDENLY SAYS, I'M DONE
Quits Business for Good Two
Hours Before Game in *
WASHINGTON, June John P.
Sheridan of the American league, for
thirty years a professional umpire,
packed his baggage here and half an
hour before the time for the first game
between Washington and New York
surprised Umpire Egan with the an
nouncement that he had shouted "Bat
ter out" for the last time.
"Egan," said Sheridan, "I've quit
and you'll have to go it alone today.
I'm going to Chicago on the next
train." ■ «-.
He left a short time afterward for
Chicago, where he will report his res
ignation to Ban Johnson, president of
the American league, tomorrow morn
Egan said he had, no idea of Sheri
dan's intention until the latter told
him that he had quit.
Egan telegraphed Sheridan's action
to President Johnson.
Sheridan is the oldest umpire in
point of service In the country. He
began at Columbus, Ga., in the old
Southern league, and has been in the
American league since its organiza
He told Egrnn he intended going to
his home in San Jose, Cal., where he
has an undertaking establishment. It
is reported among the players that
Sheridan may be induced to take a
position as a chief of umpires, the
establishment of which has been dis
cussed in the American league.
« * »
RUBE WADDELL FORCED
TO GET ON SPRINKLER
Fine of $150 for Wild Pitching in
Family Fuss Stayed
ST. LOUIS, June 27.— George Edward
Waddell, iuepended pitcher of the St.
Louli American league team, was fined
$150 in police court today on a charge
of disturbing the peace. Tho fine was
stayed after Wnddell signed a pledge
to abstain from intoxicants for one
HARRY LEWIS STOPS
LONDON, June 27.—Harry Lewll,
the American flghtei, defeated Young
Josephs of England In the eighth
round of a scheduled twenty-round
contest here tonight. The fight was
for the welterweight championship of
England and a purse of $3000 a side.
L,«WI« ted all the way. Josephs' sec
onds tossed up the sponge after he had
taken the count three tlmea.
WRIGHT PLAYS INTO
Defeats Lewis and Will Meet Wil
ding of New Zealand
for the Title
WIMBLEDON, England, June 27.—
Beajs C. Wright of Boston today quail
fled for the final singles in the all-
England tennis championship tourna
ment, defeating A. H. Lewis in the
semi-finals. 6-3. 3-6. 6-4, 6-4. Wright's
opponent in the finals will be A. F.
Wilding the New Zealandcr who was
a member of the Australian team
which successfully defended the Pavls
trophy a year ago.
SALT LAKE RESULTB
SALT LAKE, June 27.—Close finishes
marked the racing at Buena Vista to
day. Enfield in the fourth race lowered
the track record by two-fifths of a
second and won an easy victory from
No Quarter, Warner Grlswell, \ alenela and
a good crowd of. sprinters. Results:
First race, six furlongs, selling—Biskra,
107 (Cavanaugh), won; Little Buttercup,
107 (Taylor), second; Qosslper 11, 107 (Van
Dusen), third. Time, 1:16 :-5. B"uena
Sainfox, Capewell, Weavette, Tuberose and
riiillisunt also ran.
Second race, sevsn furlongs. MlHna; —
Nebulosus, 109 (U. Boland), won; DuobsM
of Montebello, 10 7 (Selden). second^ May
Sutton 107 (Callahan), third. Time, 1:28.
Kaiserhofl, Flgent, Fred Bent, The Slicker
and Corrlgan also ran.
Third race, one mile, selling—(Jene Ruasall,
111 tManders), won;. Proteus, 106 (Donvltii,
second- Mlsprislon. 106 (Van Dusen), third.
Time, 1:«2 1-5. Miller's Daughter, Cm.tain
Burnett, Llberto, Almena, Wicket, Pave
Weber, Rather Royal, Bonnie Prince Chanle
and Copperfleld also ran.
Fourth race, five fgrlongs, purse—Enfleld,
105 (Taylor), won; Ocean Queen, 100
(Klrschbaum), second; Fore. 110 (Slanders),
third. Time, 1:00 1-5. On Parole, Thlst'e
Bell, Lyta Knight, Roy T. and Arionetto
Fifth race, six furlongs, selling—Hamper,
109 (D. Boland), won; Hidden Hand, 10a
(Battiste), second; Billy Myer, 109 (Klrsch
bauml, third. Time. 1:H. Ramon Corona,
Buckthorn and Oberon also ran.
Sixth race, mile and a sixteenth, selling
—Spring Ban, 111 (Cotton), won; J. C.
Clem, 111 (Coburn), second; Flora Rlley,
113 (D. Boland), third. Time, 1:49 1-5.
Gramerty also r»n.
SHEEPSHEAD BAY RESULTS
SHEEPSHEAD BAY, June 27.—James
R. Keene's Ballot won the Advance
stakes today, defeating King James
easily by two lengths. The original
field was reduced to two starters at
post time, with Ballot always an odds
on choice. King James was well sup
ported at even money. Results:
First race, five and a half furlongs, fu
turity course—War Jig won, Bigurd «cond,
Feather Duster third. Time. 1:08.
Second race, steeplechase, about two
m lleg—-Aunt Jule won. Thlstledale second.
Harold A. third. Time. 4:06 3-5. Balla
callaand Ticket of Leave fell.
Third race, seven furlongs—Cohort won.
Homecrest second. Bi* Stick third. Time,
Fourth race, the Advance, mile and flve-
Blxteenths —Ballot won, King James sec
ond. Time. 2:10. Two starters.
Fifth race, mile and a half. Turf course—
The Peer won. Odd Craft second, Golden
Flora third. Time, 2:37 2-6.
Sixth race, mile —Sir John Johnson won,
Nimbus second, Bestlgouche third. Time,
LATONIA, Ky., June 27.—The track
was a sea of sloppy mud today. One of
the longest shots of the meeting took
the raoe when Volthorpe, making his
second start, won. Results:
First race, five and a half furlongs—Vol
thor'pe won. Emigrant second, Haldeman
third. Time. 0:55 2-5.
Second race, five furlongs—lndian Girl
won, Wine second. Oriental Pearl third.
Time, 1:02 2-5.
Third race, six furlongs—All Red won,
Lotta Creed second, Dainty Dame third.
Time, 1:15 --5.
Fourth race, one mile—lUght Easy won,
Tony Bonero second, Dr. Holzberg third.
Time, 1:42 2-5.
Fifth race, rnlle and seventy yards—
Markle M. won. Foxy Mary second, Charles
F. Grainger third. Time, 1:46 2-5.
Sixth race, mite and a furlong—Hughea
■.yon. St.mo Street second, Charley Hill
third. Time. 1:58 2-5.
SALT LAKE ENTRIES
SALT LAKE, Juno 27. —Buena Vista en
trlea for June 28:
First race, cix furlongs, Belling—Sadie H.,
Altair. McNally, Jillett, 109; Deneon, Reu
ben, Oesian, Gene Rußsell, Lord Rossing
Second race, five furlongs, selling—Chen
ault, 116; Ed Levan, Balella, 112; Cool, 111;
Del Friar, 110; Clara Hampton, 109; Copper
City, Pearl Bass, 105.
Third race, five and a half furlongs, sell-
Ing—Argonaut, 107; Elder, Tramutor, 106;
David Boland, Tllllnghast, 101; Wildwood
ISIII, Queen of Lowlands, Marian Casey, 104;
Plume, 97; •Vbor, 94; Pilain, 93.
•Five pounds apprentice allowance.
Fourth race, six furlongs, selling—March
mont, 116; Lomond, 113; Kay Junior, Tre
margo, 110; Qlaucua, 106; Convent Bell, 95.
Fifth race, six furlongs, selling—Swede
Sam. Oceanshore, Swaggerlator, Burnlnsr
Bush 111; Father Stafford, Bucna, Royal
Stone', Bill Eaton, 109; Sainest, 107.
Sixth race, Baven furlongs, selling—Good
ship, 113; Meltondalo, 112; Yuuuk Bella,
New- Capital, Coonskin, Misa Picnic, 103;
ECHO PARK STARS BEAT
MULLENS IN BATTING BEE
The Echo Park Stars defeated the
Mullens on the Echo playground dia
mond yesterday afternoon by the score
of 12 to 7. A return game is planned
for next Friday afternoon. The Stars
have been playing real baseball in the
past month and are now in form to
put up the games of their lives. Most
of the members of the squad are
scarcely into their teens, but they are
able to play the sacks in big league
style. The victory yesterday was only
one of a long string of successes and
the schedule of scores shows the class
of the fust little nine. The lineup of
the teams was as follows:
Echos—Dewitt, ss.; Gordon, lb.;
Smith, c.; Laswell, p.; Collard, 2b.;
Peterson, cf.J Davis, rf.; Raynor, If.;
Mullens—^Simpson, lb.; Bliker, If.;
Dow, 2b.; Bothwell, 3b.; Brand, p.;
Morrow, ss.; Cammack, rf.; Brodon,
cf.; Cynch, c.
Teddy Boars will Journey to Oxnnrd
for a double header July 3 and 4, and
the Goldsmiths will line up with San
Bernardino for the same dates.
Amateur Sports, Athletics
STANDING OF THE CLUBS
* • COAST i.k.vi;i;h
Club— Won. I.o«*. Tot.
San Francisco 40 87 \ .610
Portland ... d* 36 .545
Vtmon 45 40 .«M
Oakland 48 41 .520
Ix,, Angel*. « 46 .477
Sacramento «8 »3 .318
Club— Won. I-ont. Pc«.
Chicago 37 18 .601
New York 88 2* 00
IMttNburic , *0 *« BS7
Clnrlnnull «» *» -6«»
l-lilluilrlphla *« 38 -481
St. t»oU. M 38 .450
Brooklyn *4 31 .48«
Uo»ton , 20 Sit .339
Club— Won. Lost. Pet.
rhllmlelphla 88 10 .667
New York 34 421 .«1«
Detroit »7 26 .57U
Boston 80 27 .680
Cleveland S3 - 28 .151
Chicago *4 81 .436
Washington 24 88 .400
St. I/niU ....' 16 88 ■•»>
flub Won. Lout. Pet.
Minneapolis 45 33 .67«
St. Paul 40 24 .MB
Toledo 41 28 .01*
Kan»a» City 28 M .487
Indianapolis 81 87 .458
Milwaukee 26 86 .419
Columbus 24 89 .381
I.ouUvillo II 44 .338
CHICAGO, June 27.—Burns held Chi
cago to one hit today, while Cincinnati
pounded Reulbach for ten safeties.
Chance and Steinfeldt have been sus
pended for three days for their conduct
at Pittsburg Saturday. Score: .
Chicago 0, hits 1, errors 1.
Cincinnati 2, hits 10, errors 0.
Batteries: Reulbaeh and Archer;
Burns and Clarke. Umpires—Johnstone
PITTSBURG, June 27.—Pittsburg de
feated St. Louis today in an easy fash
ion, 7 to 3. Webb, the new left-hander,
was strong until the ninth, when three
hits and two runs were made off him.
Plttsburg 7, hits 10, errors 1.
St. Louis 3, hits 6, errors 5.
Batteries: Webb and Gibson: Lush
and Bresnahan. Umpires—Blgler and
BOSTON, June 27.—Scanlon's good
pitching and errorless support gave
Brooklyn a 3 to 2 victory over Boston
Brooklyn 3, hits 8, errors 0.
Boston 2, hits 6, errors 1.
Batteries: Barger, Scanlon and Ber
gen; Curtlss, Brown and Graham.
Umpires—O'Day and Brennan.
NEW YORK, June 27.—Moore pitched
a good game and Philadelphia beat
New York, 2 to 0 today. He let the
locals off with three hits. Score:
Philadelphia 2, hits 10, errors 0.
New York 0, hits 3, errors 1.
Batteries: Moore and Moran; Ames,
Crandall and Meyers. Umpires—Kane
PHILADELPHIA, June 27.—Phila
delphia defeated Boston in both games
of today's double-header. Score, first
Boston 2, hits 6, errors 2.
Philadelphia 6, hits 10, errors 0.
Batteries—Cicotte, Hall and Kleinow;
Krause and Thomas.
Boston 1, hits 8, errors S.
Philadelphia 3, hits 7, errors 0.
Batteries—Smith and Kleinow; Ben
der and Lapp.
WASHINGTON, June 27.— Washing
ton and New York broke even in a
double-header hero today. Tho first
game went ten innings. Score, first
Washington 3, hits 7, errors 3.
New York 4, hits 6, errors 4.
Batteries—Walker and Street; Quinn
Washington 2, hits 6, errors 3.
New York 1, hits 6, errors 2.
Batteries—Groom and Street; Man
ning and Mitchell.
CHICAGO, June 27.—Cleveland de
feated Chicago again today, 7 to 2. It
was the last game to be played at the
old South Side park. The new grounds
will be opened Friday. Score:
Chicago 2, hits 7, errors 2.
Cleveland 7, hits 11, errors 2.
Batteries — Olmstead, Whito and
Payne; Harkness and Easterley.
At Minneapolis—Toledo, 3; Minneapo
lis! Paul—Columbus, 9; St. Paul, 0.
At Kansas Indianapolis, 5;
Kansas City, 3. • •
At Milwaukee—Louisville, 8; Mil
» « »
At Omaha—Wichita, 7; Omaha, 0.
At Sioux City—Sioux City, 13; To
peka, 4. ' < -1'"
At Dcs Molnes—Denver, 7; Dcs
Moines, 6. '
At Lincoln—St. Joseph, 7; Lincoln, 4.
<« « »
BELMONT PRESSING HIS
TURF RIVALS FOR LEAD
NEW YORK, June 27.—August Bel
mont's racers promise to place him at
the head of the winning list of owners
this season. Up to date his thorough
breds have won on the local tracks
$28,960. Thts amount, with the excep
tion of a few overnight racea won by
Frlscilllan and Field Mouse, has been
earned by his group of two-year-olds.
If the youngsters maintain their pres
ent form they will break the suprem
acy which James R. Keene'B two
year-olds held for many years and land
Belmont as the leading owner of the
year a prestige he has not had on the
American turf for many years. The
chief Belmont youngsters shown to
date are Trap Rock, Foot Print, Bab
bler, Whist Watervale, Golden Sand
and Mad Cap, all winners.
PIQGOTT WINS SOMETHING
PARIS, June 27.—The Grand Prix de
I/Elevage of $10,000, distance two miles,
six and a half furlongs, was won at
Autell today by Eugene Fischoff's Fiß
STARS TO MEET IN
Twenty-Third Annual Pacific
States Tournament Next
PLAY ON VIRGINIA COURTS
Long and McLoughlin Are Favor
ites Though Opposed by
E. V. WELLER
The Pacific States doubles tourna
ment, the twenty-third annual event
of Its kind, is the next of the scheduled
tennis meetings to engage tho atten
tion of the artists of the racquet. The
Virginia courts at Long Beach will
bo the scene of the play, and the pre
liminary round will start at 9 o'clock
Friday morning. Entries will be re
ceived until 10 o'clock Wednesday
night by B, M. Sinaabauffh, 302 Ex
change building, Third and Hilt
streets, or Dr. Sumner Hardy, 406 Sut
ter street, San Francisco.
Long and McLoughlin will be the
favorites for the week end tourney,
but they will havo no easy time in
winning from some of the Southern
Callfornians. Three spts out of fivo
give little chanco of winning by a bril
liant flash, and endurance and steadi
ness will count Just as much as spec
tacular racing and angle work. Bell
and Bundy in last year's tournament
pressed the Pacific coast three-times
champions, McLoughlln and George
Janes, to a five-set match and almost
kept the title among the southern
stars. McLoughlin and Long are con
sidered a better combination, but their
work In the Australian tournament
against Brookes and Wilding did not
give them a very high mark as a
doubles team, and plnyers who have
seen both pnlrs In action declare that
the McLoughlin-Janes duet Is a more
harmonious one than the MeLoughlin-
BTRONOKR IN IMHT»L,I»
McLoughlln's work In a doubles
match Is much superior to his singles
play. He aces more steadily and his
great forehand kill Is given greater
range for action when he does not
have, to play both a right and left
court game. McLoughlin Is not a sin
gles player In the true sense of the
Long, on the other hand, is not in
McLoughlln's class as a doubles
player. His style Is freer and he re
lies on a long sweeping stroke that
seeks the sidelines rather than a slam
ming forehand that brings the aces
more through Its speed than Its place.
Long as a singles player excels Mc-
Loughlin In skill, but In the doubles
he Is far outclassed by the whirlwind
racquet wlelder from San Francisco.
Sinsahaugh and Browne are picked |
to make a strong showing against tho
internationalists and will not give in ;
These preliminary doubles tourna
ments are played In four sections of the
country, the eastern meeting being held
at Longwood, near Boston, July 18, the
western being held at Lake Forest on
the Ontwantsia club courts, July 23,
and the southern tournfly at Atlanta
on the courts of the Atlanta Athletic
club, July 4. The four winning pafc-s
will be sent to Lake Forest, thirty
miles north of Chicago, where on
August 2 will bo held the preliminary
meeting of the United States title tour
nament In the doubles. The winners of
this meet will go to Newport, where on
August 15 they will meet the unde
feated champions, Harold H. Hackett
and Frederick B. Alexander, for the
championship of the United States.
OKT I'SED TO COURTS
Long and McLoughlin spent yester
day afternoon la getting accustomed to
the Virginia courts, lining up against
the Duarte pair, Will Bacon and Gerald
Young. The courts have received a
coat of chemicals to darken them and
are in fine condition for fast play.
Bleachers are now in the course of con
struction for the opening day and seats
will be reserved for 3000 people.
Miss Hazel Hotchklss will be on hand
Monday, July 4, for another meeting
with Miss May Sutton, and she will be
fresh from her easily won contests in
the east. The meeting will be only an
The program of events for the threo
days' play and the committee in charge
are as follows:
Friday morning, July I—Men's double,
preliminary rounds. All three out of flva
Friday afternoon —Continuation of men's
dnuble«. Beginning of women's singles.
Saturday morning, July I —Continuation
of men's doubles. Beginning of women's
Saturday afternoon — Two semi-final
matches of men's doubles. Two semi-final
matches of women's singles.
Monday morning, July 4 —Exhibition
matches in men's singles and mixed dou
bles. Finals in women's doubles.
Monday afternoon, July 4, 2 o'clock—
Finals In women's singles, Mi»a Hazel
Hotchklss vs. Miss May Sutton. Immedi
ately following the women's singles the
finals In men's doubles will be played, the
winners of which will bo champions of the
raclflc states for the year 1910, and will
go to Chicago to play for the champion
ship of the United States In preliminary
trials held there on August 2.
Tournament o«fcimlttee— Sumner Hardy,
Maurice McLoughlin. R. T. Crawford, 8. R.
Marvin, T. C. B"undy, A. C. Way, 6. M.
Management of play—Sumner H*rdy, R.
H. Fi Varlel, jr., T. C. Bundy, Claude
Wayne. 8. M Slnsabaugh.
Umpires and linesmen —A. V. Duncan, C.
B Hopper, A. H. MacFarland.
Publicity—A. C. Way, Nat C. Browne, M.
Finance —S. R. Marvin, T. C. Bundy, S.
Entertainment —H. H. Braly, Eugene Ov
erton, T. W. Henflrlck.
WILL TRY INNOVATION IN
CLASSING RACING AUTOS
NEW YORK, June 27.—An Innova
tion at the twenty-four hour automo
bile race to be held at Brighton Beach
race track July 15 and 16 will be the
division of the competing cars j- Into
three departments, according to piston
displacement. w.v,. ■'
In each of these sub-divisions a spe
cial prize will be given, so there will
be three races In one. In addition to
the division prizes there wll be a
grand prize for the car that travels
the greatest distance.
The robin's song Is sweeter, I'll own,
The lark's clear call is nice;
. But sweeter far than bird notes ii '
That strident yell of "ICE!" "1
' , — Los Angeles Express. ]
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