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Baseball, Racing, Boxing
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Villagers Outbat. Outhit and Outplay Berry's Aggregation, but the
Latter Find Baseball Luck and Win, 5 to 3-Thorsen Is Pound
ed from Box in Second Inning, and Nagle Replaces Him—
lett Is Stingy with Hits After First Frame-Double Um
pire System Given Trial a nd Pleases the Fans Who
Watch the Opening Contest of Local Series
Club— Won. Lost. ret. Club— Won. Lost. Pet.
San Frnnclsco 61 56 .545 Vernon 61 59 .508
Portlnnd 59 52 .581 Los Angeles «'! «'- .500
Oakland 63 59 .534 Sacramento 46 73 .380
Los Angeles 5. Vernon 8. San Francisco 3, Sacramento 6.
Oakland 5, Portland 0.
Los Angeles-Vernon, at Chutes. Sacramento-San Francisco, at Sacramento.
Tortland-Oakland, nt San Francisco.
One winning and one consistent losing streak was humped Into yesterday at
Coast league diamond*, when the six teams In the organization started away on
another series. Here at home the Angels, who lost six straight to Sacramento last
week, took Horn's Villagers down the line on a 5-3 score, and at Sacramento tbe
hitherto winning Senators were shut out by the Seals, 3-0. Oakland broke in on
Portland's gains by registering another shut out, 5-0, Willi*' twirling being the 'en
ure of the game.
No changes In league standings were recorded, hut are possible today. Should
the Angels make It two straight they will be tied with Vernon for fourth place,
slightly over the live hundred mark. If the Oaks take a pair In a row from Port
land the Beavers must step down to third place and let their conqueror* trail the
leaders. It is not possible for the Seals and Senators to switch. Tbe possibilities
Club Win. lose. Cluhs- Win. Lose.
San Francisco 619 540 Vernon 512 501
Portland 636 537 I.OS Angeles 604 4116
Oakland 538 .'l2O Sacramento 395 388
Where did the horseshoe come from? The Angels, recently outlucked all
the way through two series of away from home baseball, returned to their
own stamping ground yesterday and hung it all over Hap Hogan's villagers,
6 to 3. Luck figured prominently ln the Los Angeles victory, for Vernon drove
one Angel twirler out of the box, made but two errors to their opponent's six,
and batted out two more safe swats than the Berryltes. But with all that they
couldn't win, and Hogan is looking for the place where Berry keeps that pile of
equine moccasins.
The Angels, attired in their road uniforms, had first shot at the sphere,
and before the first inning was over decorated their frame of the score board
with a trio of tallies. Vernon came right back ln their half of the same inning
and chalked up a single.
Then began a bombardment and ThOrsen, who opened on the mound for
the Angels, was chased to the weeds to give Nagle a chance at bending them
over. The attenuated slabs was In good form, and held Vernon runless for
the rest of the game, the Angels picking up two scores in the fifth spasm and
retaining their lead to the end.
The double umpire system was placed on the market, and was fairly
savory to the fans. Finney and Hildebrand served as Indicator handlers, and
judging from the way the bleachers took to the Idea, President Garham will
invite some fancy criticism if he leaves the local diamond in a one man condi
tion before the end of the season. Finney called judgment on the slants, and
Hildebrand announced them out or safe on the pillows.
Willett had an extremely rough passage to get by the first inning, but I
aside from that the Vernon twirler was in fair pitching form. The trio of j
safeties he allowed in the opening frame accounted for a like number of tal- j
lies, but after he had struck his gait Hap's mound artist was very much to I
tin- good so far as benders went. Ho allowed but two stray hits throughout I
the rest of the game, but the two runs in the fifth frame could be attributed
to his lack of control.
Thorsen was slapped for four hits during his brief stay in the middle of the
diamond. Nagle, who followed as official slanter, gave three safe ones to the
Villagers, but none of them counted when It came to checking up. Two more
on bases and one gone when the judge picked up the burden, but assisted by |
a fast bit of work on Bernard's part, whereby a batter was retired and one ;
runner cut off at the plate, the tall boy was able to get out with a whole skin. ;
Business was brisk from the first
minute of the game. Daley, who
opened hostilities, slapped one to left
for a clean blngle, and went another
station on Bernard's perfect life given.
Howard drew a quartet of mlscues and
George Wheeler, playing first base in
place of Cap Dillon, walloped out a
two-sacker that sent the duo ahead of
him on to the tallying place. Murphy
skied out to Lindsay. Hallinan singled,
and when Stovall'l throw to the plate
got Brown, Wheeler galloped In with
run the third.
Hogan sicked his warriors on and
one tally was their portion the first
time a chance with the willow was of
fered. Carlisle at the top of the bat
ting list, drove out a double to left
field and ambled on to bag three when
Howard played havoc with Murphy's
toss from the garden. Stovall drove to
Howard who again performed In fancy
fashion, and Carlisle scored, Stovall
being safe at first. Nothing else was
doing, for the rest of the Villagers
were unable to locate them safely.
In the second round Vernon came
back and tied things up. Lindsay was
presented with transportation and then
retired on a fielders' choice of Brown's
attempted sacrifice. Willett slapped
out a single to left. Carlisle laid a
pretty bunt down along the third-base
line, and the cushions were all occu
pled. Stovall rapped a single to left,
and Brown and Carlisle tallied, leaving
Carlisle on third. At this point Nagle
made his bow, and It was all over, so
far as A'ernon's further scoring was
Business was comparatively dull
until the fifth round, when the Angels
Slipped over two and the game when
they had no right to. Smith opened
the Inning by wing four wide fines.
and Nagle sacrificed him on to second.
Daley got his by being soaked in tho
slats, and Bernard shot at three he
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2.—ln Ted
Wolff|£all star boxing show, which he !
is'io pull "off next Friday at Dreamland '
pavilion under the auspices if the Cen- :
tennial club, he has matched 'barley
Rogers, the fighting artist, and Charlea i
\Veber to box four rounds.
This bout ii ono which is attracting
considerable attention as well as the
main attraction between One Round j
Hogan and Frankin Burns. Rogers is
an artist .... a local newspaper nd as !
a pastime he boxes and enjoys the
sport. He Is a fast man and some of
hia admirers believe that he has a
bright future if ho should care to de
vote al] his time to the ring.
In Weber, Roberts meets a tough cus
tomer, who has deft ated some of the I
fastest boys in his class. This luut j
promises to be a whirlwind affair.
At St. Joseph—St. Joseph 6, Dcs
Moll 3.
At Denver—Denver 11, Omaha 0.
At Wichita—First game, Lincoln 9,
Wichita 9; second fame, Lincoln 0,
Wichita 1. ■ ■ ..i
couldn't touch. A passed ball let the |
basemen amble on a peg each, and |
on a wild pitch Smith beat it for home.
Daley was not far behind him, and on
AVillett's muffing Brown's retrieve was
declared ln with his tally. The score:
Carlisle, if 5 1 2 0 2 0 0
Stovall, cf 6 0 1 0 0 0 0
N. Brashear. 1b...4 0 0 0 7 2 0
K. Brashear. 2b .3 0 0 0 3 0 0
Coy, rf 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
Burrell, 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 0
Lindsay, ss 1 0 0 0 3 2 0
Brown', cf 3 1 0 0 7 3 1
Willett, p 4 1 2 0 1 3 1
,T. Smith, X 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Hosp, XX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 3 7 0 27 11 2
Daley, cf 3 2 1 0 1 0 0
Bernard, rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 0
Howard, 2b 3 1 1 0 4 2 3
Wheeler, lb 4 1 2 0 13 2 1
Murphy, If 4 0 0 0 1 1 1
Hallinan, 3b 3 0 1 0 2 3 0
Delmas, ss 4 0 0 0 1 6 1
H. Smith, 0 2 1 0 0 2 2 0
Thorsen, p 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Nagle, p 1 0 0 0 2 3 0
Totals 28 5 5 0 27 21 8
x.I. Smith bat for Lindsay In ninth in
xxHosp bat for Brown in ninth inning.
Vernon 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 o—3
Base bits .. 13000100 2—7
Los Angeles ..30002000 o—s
Base hits ...30101000 o—3
Hits made — Oft Thorsen. 4. and 3 runs
In 1 1-3 Innings. Two-base hits Wheeler,
Carlisle, Howard. Sacrifice hits—Barnard,
N. Brash, ar, Nagle, Lindsay. Bases on balls
—Off -\Villett. 3. Thorsen, 2; Nagle, 1.
Struck out —By Willett, 5. Double plays—
Bernard to H. Smith. Wild pitches-
let! Passed halls—Brown. Hit by pitched
ca )l— Daley. 1 mplres Finney and Hilde
brand. Time of game—l:so..
McCOMB CITY, Miss., Aug. 2.—A
McComb City negro, a giant in build,
I named William Harris, who stands six
j feet nine Inches, weighs 360 pounds and
j measures seven feet from finger tip to j
i finger tip, has sent a challenge to Jack |
| Johnson in Chicago to meet him in the ,
prize ring- at any time or place, to
: contest for the world's championship.
He has also wired Jim Corbett to ar
range to do hiß training.
This big negro Is 28 years of age,
I physically perfect' and docile, and was
never in trouble in this community.
1 lie la well liked by the white people of
iMcComb, practically every one of whom
| would assist him in his ambition to
' defeat the Galveston black.
At St. Indianapolis 1, St.
Paul 5.
At Kansas City—Toledo 1, Kansas
City 3,
At Milwaukee— 3, Milwau-
At Louisville—Louisville 1, Mlnneup
, oils 12, •■■- -
Club— Won. Lost. ret.
Chicago 60 30 .667
New York , ...63 37 .584
Pittsburg ..J 50 87 .575
Philadelphia '. ..45 44 .500
Cincinnati 48 45 .505
St. Louis 39 54 .419
Brooklyn 87 51 .407
Boston ....._. S3 61 .881
Club Won. Lost. Pet.
Philadelphia «1 31 .663
Boston 57 37 .606
New York 55 87 .688
Detroit 53 43 .547
Cleveland 41 47 .466
Washington 38 55 .409
Chicago 86 56 .301
St. Louis ... IKV 27 01 .307
Club— Won. Lost. ret.
Minneapolis ...-. 73 37 .661
St. Paul 83 46 .674
Toledo 59 46 .662
Kansas City 81 52 .4115
Columbus 48 64 .471
Milwaukee 46 58 .443
Indianapolis 48 68 .405
Louisville 88 66 .885
Club— Won. Lost. Tct.
Denver 63 34 .650
Sioux City 61 85 .635
Lincoln 53 43 .552
I Wichita .' 54 45 .545
Omaha 43 56 .484
I St. Joseph 83 66 .837
I Topeka 33 64 .338
] De* -Moines ■•■■ 32 66 .327
Willis Shoots Over Difficult Slants
and Team Mates Help
with Clubs
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2.— Portland
retired from the field at Recreation
: park today as empty handed as before
the blowing of the whistle that opened
tho game. Oakland, with nearly every
man in the lineup registering regularly
In the base hit column, buried the
northerners undo.- a 5 to 0 score.
Willis, the i rmer San Francisco
pitcher, hyphenated the hits and mas
tered his control, in tho tight places so
that he was the despair of the Mc-
Credie outfit. Oakland scored one In
the first and, by clever base work and
hitting, put three more over in the
fifth. One was added in the seventh.
Hogan, cf 4 3 10 3 0 0
Wares, ss 3 2 12 14 2
Maggert, If 4 1112*0
Cameron, lb 4 0 1 ft 11 1 0
Wolverton. 3b 4 0 3 0 0 0 0
Cutshaw, 2b 4 0 0 0 2 5 0
Swander, rf 3 0 0 0 10 0
Mltze, c 3 0 1 0 fi 0 0
Willis. P 4 0 2 0 12 0
Totals 32 5 9 3 27 12 2
Ryan, cf 4 0 2 0 2 0 0
i Olsen, ss 4 0 10 12 0
Rapps, lb 3 0 0 0 12 0 2
Casey, 2b 3 0 0 0 2 3 0
Sheehan, 3b 3 0 10 2 2 1
Martlnke, rf 4 0 0 0 10 0
Speas, If ....-". « ft 0 ft 0 ft ft
'Murray, 0 4 0 10 4 2 0
j Seaton, p 3 0 1 0 1 1 ft
j Totals -.32 0 5 0 24 11 3
'Portland ..'. 00000000 0-0
Base hits 10 2 0 110 0 0-5
Oakland 10003010 »-5
Base hits 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 '-9
Three-base hit—Ryan. Sacrifice hits—Wares,
Sheehan, Mitze. Bases on balls— Willis, 2;
off Seaton, 2. Struck out—By Willis, 4; by
Seaton, 4. Hit by pitched ball—Hogan. Double
play—Wares to Cameron. Time of same—
_■ - -
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.—By bunching a
triple and two singles with an error
ln the first, Philadelphia jumped to a
lead of three runs, enough to win, 3
to 2. Morgan was driven from the
slab in the seventh. Blackburn was
injured in a collision with Barry and
will be out of the game three weeks.
Chicago 2, hits 4, errors 2.
Philadelphia 3, hits 8, errors 2.
Batteries — Scott, Lango, Olmstead
and Sullivan; Morgan, Plank and Liv
CLEVELAND, Aus. 2.—New York
took advantage of Fanwell's wildness
in the first inning to score enough runs
to win today. Mitchell outpitched
Hughes after the second Inning. The
batting of Knight and Stovall was the
feature. Score:
Cleveland 2, hits 7, errors 1.
New York a, hits 5, errors 0.
Batteries—Fanwell, AY. Mitchell and
Bemis; Hughes and J. Mitchell.
DETROIT. Aug. 2.— Boston took the
second game of the series from Detroit
today, 4 to 3. The home team rallied
in the ninth, but Karger checked the
champions. Collins lost his effective
ness in the seventh, and Wood went
out in the ninth. Score:
Boston 4, hits 10, errors 0.
Detroit 3, hits 8, errors 2.
Battterles — Woood, Karger
and Carrlgan; Summers, Willett and
Stanage. i
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2.— Louis won
from Washington today, 5 to 3. Gray
was injured in the second inning by
a drive from Griggs' bat and was suc
ceeded by Reisling. Lelivett was
spiked by Newman In the fifth. Score:
St. Louis 5, hits 11, errors 0.
Washington 3, hits 11. errors 2.
Batteries — Kinaella and Stephens;
Gray, Reisling and Henry.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aver. The dis
trict court of appeals affirmed the de
cision of the lower court today In the
case of Charles Schwartz, convicted
of violating tlie Walker gambling
law by accepting and*recording a bet
on a baseball game in progress at Rec
reation park one afternoon several
months ago. Schwartz was sentetneed
to thirty days' imprisonment for the
offense. '
At the time of his arrest Schwartz
destroyed the pool ticket. In his ap
peal he stated that. no evidence had
been produced that the bet had been
The court of appeapls held that the
destruction of the ticket was suffi
cient proof that ho had accepted the
Henley Pitches Shutout Ball for
Seals, and Sacramento
Loses 3 to 0
SACRAMENTO, Aug. 2.—Th« Sena
tors' winning streak was broken this
afternoon, the Seals taking the open
ing game of the series when Henley
shut out his opponents after a brilliant
pitching duel with Hunt. Vltt's drive
In the eighth took a bad bound over
Shlnn's shoulder, Mohler scoring the
first run of the game, and in the ninth
Hunt weakened and was touched for
two hits, which netted a like number
of runs. Sco.e:
Vitt, 3b 4 0 10 0 10
Mohler, 2b 4-120610
Lewis, cf 1110 4 10
Tennant, lb 4 0 10 7 11
Bottle, If 3 0 0 0 10 0
Melcholr, rf 4 0 0 13 11
Bern', o 2 10 0 6 4 0
McArdle, a 10 0 0 2 4 0
Henley, p 3 0 0 0 0 10
Totals 29 3 5 1 27 16 2
Shlnn. 3b 3 0 10 3 10
Van Buren, lb 4 0 0 0 7 0 0
Perry, it 4 0 3 0 2 0 0
Boardman, Sb 4 0 0 0 2 2 1
Brlggs, rf 3 0 0 0 4 0 0
Helster, cf 2 0 113 0 0
Burns, ss ..2 0 1 0 4 .1 0
Splesman, o 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
Hunt, p 3 0 0 0 0 10
Totals 29 0 5 1 27 8 1
San Francisco 000000012—3
Bill hits 0 10 0 0 10 12-5
Sacramento 00000000 0-0
Base hits .., 01110030 0-3
Sacrifice Bodle. McArdle. Bases on
balls-Off Henley. 2; off Hunt, 2. Struck out-
By Henley, 3; by Hunt, 2. Double play—Mel
cholr to Mohler. Time of game— l:4o. Umpire
—Van Haltren.
a ■ »
BROOKLYN, Aug, Brooklyn beat
St. Louis twice today. Bell and Lush
had a pitchers' battle in the first game,
the former doing the better work.
Burch's single in this contest, with two
men on bases, won the game. St. Louis
started the second game with four j
runs, but they were not enough. Score:
First game: m
St. Louis 1, hits 8, errors 0.
Brooklyn 3, hits 6, errors 1.
Batteries—Lush and Bresnahan; Bell
and Bergen.
Second game:
St. Louis 4, hits 8, errors 2.
Brooklyn 5, hits 13, errors 3.
Batteries—Willis, Harmon, Corrldon
and Phelps; Barger and Erwin.
Umpires—Johnstone and Eason.
BOSTON. Aug. 2.—Cincinnati worn
from Boston today, 6to 1. Every vis
iting player except McMillan made a
safe hit. The locals fielded slowly and
Cincinnati took advantage of this.
Cincinnati 6, hits 8, errors 0.
Boston 1, hits 6, errors 2.
Batteries — Rowan and McLean;
Brown, Ferguson and Smith.
Umpires—Rigler and Emslie.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.—Chicago took
the first game of an Important series
from New York today, 5 to 4. The
Giants, by hitting Overall freely In the
first Inning, furnished Mathewson with
a four-run lead, but this advantage
New York's steady box man could not
hold. Score:
Chicago 5. hits 13. errors 1.
New York 4, hits 9, errors 1.
Batteries—Overall, Kroh and Kling;
Mathewson and Myers, Schlel. em
pires—Klem and Kane.
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2.—Philadel
phia easily defeated Pittsburg today.
Moore was very effective. Score: i
Philadelphia 6, hits 7, errors 1.
Pittsburg 1, hits 6, errors 2.
Batteries— Myers and Gibson;
Moore and Doom. /
Umpires—O'Day and Brennan.
ABILENE, Kas., Aug. 2.—The most
enthusiastic baseball fan in Kansas is
C, Gish of Abilene, a jiano tuner, who is
totally blind. Ho attends all the ball
games at Abilene and is well acquaint
ed with the names of the players and
the merits of each one on the field. Mr.
Gish can tell you how many balls or
strikes there are on a batter and how
many «uts on the side at bat. After the
game he can tell the features of the
game, and enjoys talking over the play
with his friends.
"How can I enjoy a ball game when I
cannot see a play?" said Mr. Cish.
"Well I listen to what the people about
me are saying. I can tell every play
that Is made providing there is not too
much noise. AVhen the ball leaves the
bat I can generally tell where it is
knocked and who makes the putout..
Sometimes I hear people around me
asking how many strikes are on the
batter, and if they would ask me I
could tell them, because I always listen
to the umpire's decision. I cannot tell
when an infield play is made, but I get
that by asking someone who is near i
me. I can give a detailed account of
every ball game I attend."
W. P. Fine, the California turfman,
expected that Glorlo would be the star
of his stable on the New York tracks
this season. He shipped from Juarez
early and started Glorio In the Carter
handicap. After that event the horse
went to pieces, but Fine has been pa
tient with him. and he has been slowly
rounding to. Last week he worked six
furlongs in good shape, and It is
thought he will show to advantage be
fore the close of racing on the eastern
tract*. * * a
There is some ' question aa to the
ownership of . Beatrice and Dike. In
the Saratoga special they are eligible
as candidates of Sam Hlldreth, while
in the Hopeful stakes they are named
by John D. Madden. <
There will be a full meeting at Louis
ville, opening September 19 and con
tinuing for 18 days until October 8.
2.—wet grounds caused the postpone
ment of all the polo matches scheduled
for today in the national championship
tournament. .- ..
* ' ALBUQUERQUE. N. M.. Aug.
+ 'S.-^-Joe Gans, accompanied by his <•
«► wife and his physician,* passed ♦,
* through Albuquerque tonight, ap- *
V parontly In a dying condition. The +
♦ once famous fighter is making an *
*> effort to reach his home .in Hal- ♦
* tlmore alive. By tho use of ox- *
+ ygen the docto- expects' to bring *
+ ills patient through. *
•>* *♦*•>♦<•♦*•> ♦'5* + * + '!•* +
Veteran Driver Sends The Har
vester Along to Break
Stallion Record
DETROIT, Aug. 2.—Two new speed
records marked the second day of the
Grand Circuit racing at the state fair
grounds today. Driving fbr tha first
tlmo since his injury at Grand Rapids
two weeks ago, £3. F. Geers, the vet
eran driver, celebrated his return to
the sulky by sending The Harvester
the two fastest miles ever trotted by ft
stallion, each mile being negotiated in
2;04H. This time also Is the best ever
made by a 5-year-old stallion.
Creaceui held the former two-heat
records for stallions, and Bob Douglas,
which twice finished eeond to The
Harvester today,- held the 5-year-old
record for stallions of __.:06V__.
Geers also drove The Abbe to victory
in the Chamber of Commerce $3000
stake, winning three straight heats
after being beaten at the wiro by
Evelyn W in the first heat.
In the 2:07 trot, which developed the
new champion, The Harvester won two
heats practically as he pleased. At no
time was he extended.
2:21 pace, $1000, 3 in 5: ("lever Patch
won; Jerry Direct, second; Nellie Temple,
third. Best time. 2:09t0-
Chamber of Commerce stake. $3000. 2:1:1
! paoe, 3 In 5: The Abba, won; Evelyn W.,
' second; Bran Brambaughman, third. Best
| time, 2:0414.
2:07 trot. $1000. 2 In 3: The Harvester
I won; Bob Douglas, second; Spanish Queen.
! third. Best time, 2:04 to.
""Horseman and Spirit of the Times futur
ity, two-year-olds, trot. $3000, I In 3:
Necla won: Asoff. second; Miss Stokes,
third. Best time. 2:13'_,.
Summary: '
i """""
First race, five furlongs—Earl Peck, 93;
Ataxle. Young Belle. Black Bess, 102; Phos,
phorus, 104; Will Morris, 108; Flying, 112.
Second race, six and a half furlongs—
Coonskln. 1"": Ornate, 103! Markle Mayer,
104; Olaueus, Dorothy Lcdgett. 107; Charley
Paine, Cadlchon, Jack O'Lantern, 109.
Third race, five furlongs—Ablhu, ft*;
Lady Elizabeth, 104; Hannah Louise, On Pa
rdla, Lee Harrison 11. Annie Wells. Jessup
burn, 105; Arlonette, Blameless, 107; Ponte,
111; Be Gone. 114: Charles. 110.
Fourth race, one and a sixteenth miles —
Sir John. 90; Roy Junior, 98; Round and
Round, 100; Ocean Queen, 103; Edwin T.
Fryer, 119.
Fifth race, one mile— Mill Picnic, 97: El
rona, 102; Barka. 104; Misprison. Acquis.
Banthel, 105; Mattie Mack, 109; Knight
of Ivanhoc, Eduardo, John 3. Rogers, 111;
French Cook, 112; Charlie Doherty, 114.
Sixth race, futurity course — La Petite,
Sona, 102; Gramercy, 104; Jillette, Santhla,
Sir Barry, Grace Q., 109; Platoon, Swager
lator, Bonflls, Angelsla 11, 111; Able, 111.
BUTTE, Mont., Aug. 2.—Long shots divid
ed honors with the favorites today. Or
! monde Cunningham and Smiley Metzner, at
juicy odds, cashed. Results:
First race, Aye furlongs—Ormonde Cun
ningham, 101 (Taylor), won; Camera, 10
--(KederiM), second; Herives, 109 (rice),
third. Time, 1:01 1-5.
Second race, five furlongs— Rose, 102
(Gaugel), won; Tramotor. 109 i Fisher), sec
ond; Titus ii, 109 (Johnson), third. Time,
j 1.00 2-6.
Third race, futurity course—Lady Adel-
I aide, 101 (Smith), won; No Quarter, 108
! (Taylor), second; Zoe Young, 103 (A an
Dusen). third. Time. 1:11 1-5.
Fourth race, six and a half furlongs—
Coppertown, 88 (Kederiss), won; Balronla,
/ 90 (Callahan), second; Fernando, 10. (Bat
tlste), third. Time. 1:19.
Fifth race, one mile—Rather Royal, 111
(Gaugel), won; Albion H.. 109 (Belden),
second; Treasure Seeker. 111 (Mclntyro),
third. Time, 1:12 1-5.
Sixth race, six furlongs—Smiley Metznei,
. 101 (Taylor), won; Sixteen, 102 (Imesl.
second; Patterson, 106 (Vosper), third.
! Time, 1:13 2-5.
EMPIRE CITY, N. V.. Aug. /.-On a
muddy track and favored by light
■ weight. Danger Mark won the Frivol
'■ ity selling stakes here today in a
i romp by six lengths. Summary:
■ First race, five and a half furlongs, selling-
Hesitate won, Handrunning second, Naughty
j Lad third; time 1:08 1-5.
! Second race, one mile— A.-tor won,
Bishop second; time 1:13. Two starters.
1 Third race, six furlong*—Rosseaux won, ai
Muller second. Sixty third; time 1:13 1-5.
Fourth race, live and a half furlongs-Danger
Mark won, Crash beeond, Alraalfl third; time
' 1:07 4-5.
I Fifth race, one mile and twenty yards-
Alice George won, Arondack second, Amelia
i third; tlmo 1:16.
i .Mxth race, one mile and a half—Dull Care
1 won, The Ivor (second, Faultless third; .time
, 2:37 4-5.
In the fastest, closest game of water
polo ever staged in tho Bimini baths
plunge the. home six last night won
from the Westlake squad, 1 to 0. At
all times the result was in doubt, as
first one clever forward and then the
i other would make a rush into the
enemy's country, only to be repelled
by the ever ready backs.
Frank Holborow established a new
record for swimming the length of the
Bimini lank, thirty-one yards. The
coast champion negotiated tho distance
in fifteen seconds. Willis O'Malley,
amateur champion, essayed the feat,
and was but three-quarters of a sec
ond slower than his professional com
The lineup for the polo game was as
follows: Bimln—Marcus Lee, Howlett,
forwards; Edwards, half; Harroll and
Sweet backs; Moore, goal. Westlake
—Frank Leo and Blades, forwards;
Sholes, half; O'Malley and McManus,
backs; Ranst, goal.
A lively program of aquatic events
lias been prepared for Friday night,
and another water polo game will be
among the features.
"That saddle pony reminds me of our fence
at homo."
"Because he Is so high?"
"No. Because be ha* a swinging gait."—i
Suburban Ufa.
Amateur Sports, Athletics
Australian Heavyweight Looked
on as Enlarged Edition <of
Middleweight Champion
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.—8i1l Lang, the
champion heavyweight of Australia,
has started training at Captain Bond's
place In Stratford, Conn., and all of the
villagers flock to the camp to get 1
look at the big fellow, who is to meet
Stanley Ketchel at the Falrmount Ath
letic club August 12.
. There's a queer thing about the Aus
tralian—he is built on exactly tho same
plana as is ketchel, only on 1 larger
scale. Long looks a llttlo like the
"Michigan Lion." His eyelids are heavy
and hang half way over the eyeballs.
It Is usually supposed that men With
such eyelids are l good judges of dis
tance, and hen Lang boxed with
Sailor Burke, who 1° also quartered at
the captain's, the spectators all re
marked that Lang's Judgment of dis
tance was splendid.
"I came over here principally to 101
tho fight at Reno," said Lang. "I
thought It would be the greatest fight
ing event ever held in the world. It
was a disappointment.
"When Tommy Burns fought John
son in Australia ho made a great mis
take In going after the negro and try
ing to outslug him. Had he boxed
Johnson the way he did me, I have no
doubt but that ho would have gone
twenty rounds. Burns is ft Jolly good
boxer, and If he fights Johnson again
I believe he will put up a much better
brand of fighting.
"Johnson cut me up a wee bit about
the eyes when we fought, and the po
lice stopped it In the tenth round. I
was a comparative novice at that time,
although I had defeated about twenty
five of my countrymen. Soon I'll get
another chance and Mr. Johnson will
find me a wonderfully improved man,"
said Lang.
Lang was a 4 to l favorite when
he met and defeated old Bob Fltz
simmons. "Fitz was easy for me," said
Lang. "He was too old to tackle a
young fellow- like me. After the go I
met Bob on the street In Sydney and
asked him how lie liked my stylo of
milling. 'I'm an old fellow now and
you were too strong for me,' said he.
Fitz, you know, Is about 50 and I have
just passed the 27 mark."
It would seem only natural that
Lang would want to learn as much
as he possibly can about Ketchel, the
next man on tho program, but the big
fellow apparently does not believe that
the middleweight champion has the
necessary class to cope with a good
heavyweight. '-
"At Reno I saw a lot of your best
fighting men," said Bill. "Ketchel was
about a great deal and I sized him up
pretty well. However, you can't tell
a lot about a fellow in his street
clothes. Everybody told me that
Ketchel was a wonderful man In the
"I've got a knockout in both hands:
Ketchel Is an open sort of a fighter, I
understand, and if such Is the case
most likely I will win In a punch,
remarked Lang. .
He says that a vlctdr^ over Ketchel
will do a great deal toward establish
ing his name all over the world, and be
of particular help to him at homo, be
cause the Australians have all reached
the conclusion that their men do not
class with the American boxers. Bill
Squires' downfall brought about the
feeling, says Lang.
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Packy McFarland's next battle will
in all probability be with Jack Good
man before the Fairmont Athletic
club of New York during the month of
August. Sam Kelly, who la handling
Goodman, says that he is willing to
send his man against the hard-hitting
stockyards scrapper, and as Packy told
the manager of the club, Billy Gibson,
that he was perfectly willing to sign
Articles for a match with Goodman It
looks rosy for the aeal going through
without a hitch.
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Billy Job, who was mentioned by
Billy Gibson for tho position of referee
when Bill Lang and Ketchel tangle
two weeks from today, has h^en ac
cepted by both principals. While Billy
has a "Job" name, he has an excellent
reputation as a ring official and should
give entire satisfaction.
NEW YORK, Aug. 2.—Cantaino Scl
arrlno, an Italian sculptor, has brought
suit for $4000 in the courts here against
Jack Johnson, the pugilist. Sciarrino
claims this amount for making a bust
in bronze of the champion. Johnson
was 10 eager for a cast of himself, the
sculptor says, that he passed several
hours of each day for several weeks ln
It's as easy to secure a bargain In a used
automobl'e, through want advertising, as It
card to be—and still U—to secure a horse
and carriage.
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Oakland Sport Thinks He Sees
Way to Preserve the
Ring Game
Believes Swat Sport Can Be Put
on the Level of Base
ball Pastime
(Associated Tress)
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2.—Organis
ation of an association that will exer
cise the same Influence and control over
glove contests that the leagues do over
baseball is planned by A: B. Mount, a
well 'known Oakland fight promoter,
who yesterday began drafting letters to
other promoters of California.
Ho hopes the result will bring about
a convention of promoters to be held in
San Francisco in tho near future, where
ways and nutans will be discussed and
the association formed.
Moflltt was for throe years president
of the California Association of Cy
clists, when bicycling was in its hey
He says he has learned enough of
public sentiment concerning prise
lighting to convince him that the or
ganization of some association to take
control and eliminate features to Which
objection Is found Is the only way in
which the sport can bo permitted to
"I have not thought out any definite
plans," lie said, "but will have some
thing to present to the promoters when
wo get together. I believe that we can
for an association which will prevent
mushroom organizations holding bouts,
promoters springing up over night anil
making all kinds of matches, and can
prevent many of th'- things which havo
given rise to the cry of fake. Wo can
have a body to everclse the same au
thority to Investigate charges as tho
stewards have to Investigate the acts
of jockeys or owners at race tracks.
"I believe thta by organization wo
can clear away all the troubles of tho
light game and put It on the same solid
basis as baseball, track athletics or any,
of tho other sports."
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Miles M'Leod Weighs 250 Pounds
and Is Taking' Lessons
in Boxing
tity of James J, Corbett's "unknown,"
who is slated to win back the cham
pionship honors from Jack Johnson for
the white race was revealed this morn
ing by a newspaper man of this city
in a message from Albany, Mo.
Miles McLeod, a young giant, 27
years old and weighing 230 pounds, 1*
Corbett's protege. The message, which
la from a strictly reliable source, states
that McLeod has signed a contract
with Corbett to enter the ring and ho
Is now secretly receiving boxing in
structions from the former champion.
Miles cornea from a family of giants,
having two brothers his size. He Is a
college man and an athlete.
, ALBANY, Mo., Aug. 2.—Miles Mc-
Leod is a giant farmer, whose parents
reside here. He Is six feet and six
inches In height and powerfully built.
Recently he left here for Chicago, and
it was rumored he intended to go Into
training with the purpose of chal
lenging Johnson. His parents are op«
posed to their son taking up pugilism.
Friends say he has never had a prise
fight. They regard the announcement
of his pugilistic aspirations as a joke.
CHICAGO, Aug. 2.—Nineteen hava
entered for the all-around champion
ships of the A. A. IT., to be held August
18 at Marshall field in this city. This
Is nearly three times as many as have
entered In any previous tournament
since the inauguration in 1884.
Entrants are from Boston, Los An-
Geles, New York, New Orleans, Toron
to, Chicago, Cleveland, Vancouver,
Sioux City, Newton, Mass., Seattle and

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