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NEWS OF THE SPORT WORLD BOSTON CLASSIC TO Twenty-first Marathon Entries Numerous—Only One Man Has Won Twice. Boston. Mass.. April 18.—At noon to morrow the cream of the American ama teur long-distance runners will line up for the p. —t of the twenty-first annual Marathon »ace of the Boston Athletic association. While the event is usualh termed the Boston Marathon, in reality It is a national event. The winner is cvoneeded to be the champion "Mara thoner." and in the past the race has served as the tryout for the Olympics. "Records of the race since its inaugu ration in 1897 show that only one man 1ms succeeded In winning «vent twice. This was John J. Caffrey of Hamilton. Ont., who won the race in 1900 and re peated the trick the next year. In his second attempt Caffrey established a rec ord for the course «2 hours 29 minutes 23 3-5 seconds), which held good until 1907. when Tom longboat, the wonderful Indian runner, covered the course in 2 hours 24 minutes 21 seconds Four years later Clarence Pe Mar sha'. - tered I .onghoat' s record by trolling hon a winner In 2 hours 21 mint ites 39 3 seconds i. De ? dar' 8 record v. as shor lived, 1 for the î next year Mike • Rvan Now Y ork ran the hunch off their fe ftnd w. »n the race in 2 hours : 11 mlnuti 18 1-5 seconds. This record still hol« gOQd. Arthur Both. In d er will 1 plod - nderful e Mar in tomorrow's race 1916 champion, will be on hand t< hi* title. The Dorchester runt have as opponents such célébrât# dits ns Vlllir Kvronen, the w< Finn: Sidney Hatch, daddy of i! athon game: Bill Kenned', the Chu-ag. bricklayer, and. in all probability. WHIP Kohlemainen. another Finn marvel h addition to these stars upwards of 1"' other aspirants for the Marathon c "wt are expected to start in the 25-milo grind STANDING OF THE CLUBS AMERICAN LEAGUE. Won. ]/ost. Chicago ............... o 1 Rosto.u ............... 4 1 Cleveland .............3 2 .Washington ..........2 New York ............. 2 Bt. U>u!s .............. 2 Si NATIONAL LEAGUE New York ...... Won. ........ 4 Lost. St. I/.uis ....... ....... 4 2 Cincinnati ...... Chicago........ 3 Boston ........ ....... 2 2 Philadelphia .... ......2 2 Pittsburg...... , Brooklyn ...... ....... 0 4 PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Won. lost. P Ban Francisco........10 » Salt I : ••......... 1 Vernon ...... .........8 7 L Portland ........t.....6 Oakland ..............5 la -, YESTERDAY'S RESULTS American League. At St. Louis— R. H. !•: Cleveland ................ n l Ht. Louis .................. I « Batteries—Bagby and O'Neill. Sotoimrn and Hole. National League. Philadelphia ...............5 10 \ Boston ..................... « ii •> Batteries—Lavender. Mayer and Willi - fer; Crum. Nehf, Rudolph and Howdy. At Cincinnati— It. H F. Pittsburg ............... 2 7 2 Cincinnati .................3 7 0 Batteries—Miller and Fischer: Schnei der and Wingo. At Brooklyn— R. H. Iv New York .................. 8 15 1 Brooklyn ................... 3 K 5 Batteries—Perritt and Karl d eu, McCar thy; Pfeffer and Miller. (Results of other games published yes terday.) Coast League. At San Francisco—Oakland 3, p.n land 1. At Los Angeles—-Los Angelos 1, \\ non 3 At Salt Like—Salt I^ake 3. San Fra Cisco 1. DREW BACK ON TRACK New York. April 18.—Howard Drew.) once national sprinting champion, Is hark in the running today. In a thrilling race In the Smart Set Athletic club indoor! games Drew came back, hut not quite enough to beat Andrew B. Kelly, Holy Cross college, national 300-yard chain - pion. Kelly won an especially arranged J00-.vard dash by inches. The race had to be run twice, for the judges called the first a dead heat. Drew suffered aj paralytic stroke last summer. This Worries Us.—The annual croquet matches at Florida university have been called off on account of the war. Tyrone-<iW "ARROW form-fit COLLAR * ' <lfbr30 c CLUETT, PEABODY ÄwCa IffC MAKER5 200 DRUMMER'S SAMPLE SUITS JUST RECEIVED T« Close These Quick; $22.00 to $45.00 Garments; Sale Price $14.00 to $27.00 Now'a Your Ckanco to Pick U» a Good Soil for Little Money ALLEN & DARNELL 207 E. Park Street MAKE BETTER SHOWING IN ANTE-SEASON GAMES American League Teams Do Better Against National Than a Year Ago. New York, April 18.—American league baseball teams made a much better showing in the recent ante-season inter league games t than was the fifty-odd conte preliminary : *nd training s< closed 3S wen played, of whh tional league teams won 19. i cans 18 and one ended in a spring 39 gan ich were played the senior lea gue clubs captu; the Ban Join ison clansmen i: The impro\ .ement of the the National clubs I year ago. Out of heduled during the just Na if*. the Amerl tle. î contest Is sh >wn in nti fr«. >m the w nuing of A year ago th * Nation Us sc red 29 m tre runs than th eir rivals this spn ng th margin was hi t three. in the battit g the junior league pla\ ers oi thit ■ opponents by a total of 15 hit s. u hile ! months ago ih Nation Is ha 1 piled ui a lead of 19 elles at the e .d « f the pliv. In the er «or cofun n the fins 1 figu res show that th Amerir ms m nie 77 t«» »he Nationals In 1 :• 1 * th. 1 » total was. Americans 58. Ni tio *1« 6 1. J KELLY HOPES TO HURDLE OVER HEADS OF ENEMIES IN AEROPLANE Q. FKKD KELLY, CHAMPION Hl UDLER. ' ' IS Fred Kt>l I'iiiversltv ... Sou-hern California man 1 >»» '' o< In " ..... 1;n c. iat.ir for I I I I ....... •• " a — air.st Corn,any. Not m:l . ,vas_K.-;iv i-hampiun of all hui.llers es I Sat Neli night in a Louis. Th ried 'come hack" last,! mi with Fredd> Welsh at St. champion lightweight had an easy time with the former titleholder and toyed with the old Dane. Nelson's face' was recently overhauled by a Chicago I beauty doctor and. according to reports! of last night's mill, he will have to go j back and Lave the work all done over | again. Tacoma is making preparations for the; opening game Rufes Hall and his tribe' arc trying to arouse enough enthusiasm to bring out 15.00a fans when the gong sunds on April 24 j i I Tht Philadelphi the gam«* Manager Mo ;tls hf pro mis that laven der was not out when he ran out of the baseline between second and third. Grass will he planted on the field at Hebgen park. The contract for the work lias been let and It la hoped to have the J why never played golf as FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS We know he's not a slugger. HE HAS A SWELL ARGUMENT. BY BLOSSER TUAT S' JUST SAY, PA.- KIN \ Take 'W th monies TMOROon*» WITH sumt now: I Got tu vwood-Box.) CHUCK FULL. AN' ALU TH' ASHES CAttaitO M OUT AW Ï.UE&YTHMS, WL* VESVttl I O To-mo(iro\wî you ! CANNOT *0 TO A , MOVIE SHOW ON SVHDAY— NO Slfel t NOTICE TKAT MKS. 'WILLIAMS ALWAYS LETS SUM GO ToTHB MOVIES ' ON SUNDAY INSTEAD OF GOING To SUUDAy SCHOOL •r > SWoefTi AW U I went aw tilled TH* WOOD-B0* UP . fcUEBYTHlWGl A WEALTHY YES AN JEST SEE WOVJ WE Too ; THE BUTTER WHITS It Takes 12 Frames to Decide Boston-Philadelphia Contest. Chapelle s patience at the bat gave the Boston Nationals the victory In the first extra-inning game of the season, which went 12 Innings with Philadelphia yes terday. With three men on, t'Impel!« was sent In as a pinch hitter and out walted Pitcher Mayer, who walked him. The Beds defeated the Pirates in a ninth inning rally that netted two runs Fa brique. the stellar Brooklyn shortstop, made his first error of the season • es terdso and when the sun shone again New York had five new tallies chalked up. winning in easy fashion. The St. Bonis Americans held Cleveland hrough Allan the Portland to one hit. winning 4 to 0. Sotohorn, a recruit from Pacific Co: st league lub. 29 batters and only wo re Joe Bush failed to w in fo over Bosio n yesterda v bee ing errors of his U a mm; t«»ok ad vat tage of De rolt's running nd made it t games. Nc w York w. n frm yesterday n a neck ind-nr which Rua sell had th e edg Johnson. : l,u - ot ■■ ol the ttreatest V.l around athletes of this rountrv. Ys he s Ipped ovei the I ut lies In ■ iuuly «-lexer fashion so Kelly hopes to skim above enemy heads to discover In , formation valuable to the allied fort es I j | Ilic troubles of Joe Tinker, the former »'ub manager, have begun. At the open ing game at Columbus yesterday stands on the fiq|d gave way and 42 men were injured. Now Tinker will have damage suits galore to fight. The accident was witnessed by several National league mo guls w ho were at Columbus to see Tinker get a start in his new home. The Stanford university has called off tiie proposed eastern trip of its baseball team this spring. All athletic activities at the school have been abandoned on 1 account of the war. • Rattling tin cans around a baseball dub house now isn't a pleasant sound to many young Ty Cobbs just discovered in March. Chick Kvans says he may retire. Ex pect it depends on the number of entries from Atlanta in the next national golf tournament ENTRIES TD CLOSE TONIGHT FOB AAEET Classy Field of Boxers and Wrestlers for the Meader ville Tourney. With everything practically In readi ness for the amateur championship box ing nnd wrestling tournament in tin Meaderville Young Men's club gvmnasiun at the T^eonard mine yard Friday evening and with the entry list running close half a hundred, with every club in the city and a number of out-of-town organ isations entered, the tournament bids fair to excel any previous athletic event of its kind in the northwest. By the time the entries close tonight the committee in charge expects to have at least an other 25 or more aspirants for the cham pionship title signed up in the different classes of boxing nnd wrestling. Among the classy field of wrestlers are nearly all the winners of previous tour naments. The Y. M A. club is sending, among others, the wonderful little Harry Metropoulus. Felix Jalo. John bat been maki and John Kari. The Bast Side club will i»e represented bj Dun Phagan, both men of considerable expe rience. Pat Connolly's School of Physical Culture and the Centerville Young'Men's club will he represented hv full teams, hut have preferred to send their entries in on the day set for closing. The Mead ervilie club will have all Its war-horses in the meet, and the unattached list is headed by the present heavyweight cham pion, Rudolph Olson, who is an old pupil of the past-master. Pat Connolly. Mose La Fontise will lie the third man in the ring and Duncan Stewart will ref eree the wrestling bout'», which, in itself. Is a guarantee that the public "ill he treated to a show of :he very best order. Th« judges for the boxing events will be announced later. EFFORT MADE TO MATCH DUSKY HEAVYWEIGHTS Langford and Johnson May Meet if Plans Under Way Are Carried Out. Chicago. April 18. — Preliminary steps toward matching Sam Imngford and Jack Johnson of Barcelona, Spain, the world heavyweight champion until .less WTTiard drifted along, for a long-distant a battle in Buenos Aires, Argentina, about the ddle ' ' I June are b< g • n, Lang ford, who is campaigning In the east, will find upon his return to his Chicago home a letter from Harry Clark, John son's manager, who is In Rin Janeiro ar ranging a series of fistic exhibitions for the former champion of the heavies. The letter contains, according to a let ter received by the sporting editor of a local paper, n proposition for Sam iff meet Jack in the South American city. "1 have booked Johnson for 22 exhibi tions in Brazil," writes Clark, "and am busy mow booking him for the rest of South America. Jack will leave Bar celona about the middle of April, arriv ing at Rio Janeiro about May 3. "Jack, according to his latest letter to me. is in fine form and eager for the campaign in South America. T have no doubt that there still are many good fights left in the former champion. A bout between Jack and Langford ought to prove a strong card In Buenos Aires, where both men are well known—Jack by reputation and Sam personally." Langford's friends believe be will agree to meet Johnson over any kind of route, provided the financial inducements are satisfactory. Sam's experiences in South America at the time of the big "carni val" at Buenos Aires last summer were anything but pleasant and remuneiatlve. The big invasion of American boxers of South America under the direction of Jim Buckley of New York resulted in failure anfl disappointment to almost all of th« invaders. 1 MISSOULA HIGH SCHOOL STAR QUITS CINDERS FOR AVIATION CORPS • Of regret to the high school athletes of the stale is the news that Calvin Doty of Missoula—sprinter, hurdler and broad Jumper- has left school and enlisted In the aviation corps. Bast year at the In terscholastic meet Doty showed up as one of the best athletes in the stale. His departure will not only cripple the Mis soula team hut will have an effect upon the track meet. Steve Sullivan of Butte Is probably Doty's closest rival for track honors. While his absence from the team will boost Butte's chances of winning, the lo cal athletes regret that they will not have the opportunity of meeting the Gar den City star. Track work for the Butte high school squad is being conducted by Coach Bier man under serious handicaps. The weather has permitted but a few work outs on the field at Clark's playground. Most of the work is being done in the gymnasium. THE BANK CASHIER. lie is a calloused man. Ye gods! He feels no Joyful thrills When he Is handling great big wads « *f bundrcd-dolhir bills. FOR THE McCarl Decides to Play and Will Report at Opening Game at Spokane. Puyallup. Wash., April 18.—With an announcement from <4. C. McCarl, who is in Fresno, Cal., last night that he will report In Spokane on April 24 for the opening game, stock In Butte's baseball team soared like hard wheat in the Chicago pit. The first sacker's deci sion came as a surprise to the baseb / fans after the report Sunday that lia probably would not appear for work this season. Immediately on receiving the news Manager McOinnity released four men—Pitchers Thorpe and Hier, Out fielder Nelson and Infielder Jacobs. More releases are expected the latter part of tho week. McGinnlty's "dark horse" Infield now appears to have a light ray of hope. N\ f [.amarra showing up fast on his feet heavy with the willow it looks as though he would fill the position at short va cated by Fitzpatrick last fall. Preclado, the recruit, looks equally fast and may be stationed at second. This array will leave Bishop and Hutt for third. But Manager McGInnity is not yet satisfied with his Infield lineup and is negotiating ceaselessly for another candidate. With McCarl back in the fold the big boy Hunt will be left for the pitching staff. The six-footer has won many ad mirers since he arrived on tho training grounds and it is believed that he \Vill be a pillar in the pennant aspirations of the club. McGInnity is going at old-time form despite his worry about getting .a team into shape for next week's games. Hvdorn seems to have recovered his con trol and is burning 'em over in mid season form. Of the six pitchers Mc GInnity expects to start tho season three will probably be "port side" heavers^. A. E. Johnson seems now to have a chance to start the season in the out field with Eddie Johnson and Dave Hill yard These men. with Kafora and Hoff man behind the hat. are hitting* Hie ball hard and are expected to form a batting array which will shatter tho hopes of many of the young pitchers to he tried out this spring. In his visit to the Tacoma training field McGInnity discovered a colony of giants. Nineteen of the men are six feet tall. On tho pitching staff Manager Hall has five men who have seen a year's work in the Northwestern league FIRST GIG AUTO RICE SET FOR CINCINNATI Championship Contest Will Be| Held on Speedway on Memorial Day. Chicago. April IK.—Cincinnati will have the honor of starting the 1917 automo bile racing championship with the big race set for Decoration day, May 30, at the Sharon ville speedway. This infor mation has been sent to Harry Leyman, president of the Cincinnati speedway, by Secretary Kennerdell of the American Automobile association, with the decla ration that this would he the only race run in this section during the year which would count In the award for the annual championship. It was decided at a meeting of the di rectors of the Cincinnati speedway that the Decoration day race, to he designated as the Second Annual international .Sweepstakes race, will he for a distance of 250 miles instead of 300, which was the distance in the opening race of the track Labor day of last year. The contest will be for a purse of $25,000, to be divided into 10 prizes. The sum of $10.u00 goes to the winner. The number of starters in the race will he limited to 32, and preliminary trials at the track will i»«- held for two or three days preceding the race. Only cars that attain a speed of 90 miles or more an hour will he allowed to qualify. The race will be run under rules governing class E events, which provide for cars of piston displacement not exceeding 300 cubic inches and a maximum weight of 2.500 pounds. BAR TIE PINK TEAS ON TRE BASEBAL L RHINO Too Much Brotherly Love in National Game, Says Fred Clarke. Louisville, Ky„ April 18.—Fred Clarke, winner of four National league pennants an.l one world's championship with the Pittsburg «lut» of the National league, deplored the "pink tea" tartics thut have found iheir way into baseball. The game, he says, lacks aggressive ness; Uiere Is too much brotherly love and fraternising among ihe players. Play ers on opposing learns should he friends he maintains, hut not in the bail park' R UN your tape line along the sum of money you'v. been spending for chewing and then chop it j„ two in the middle. Now you get an idea of what W B CUT is saving judges of good tobacco. The difference is in the tobacco itself, its the richness that makes to. bacco lovers take to it—that's why a little goes such a long way. W-B CUT is just tobacco satisfaction through and thruogh. Mad« by WETMAN-BRUTON COMPANY, 1107 Brwutw«,. New Ot, CAROM, BILLIARDS À Has Always Been! a Gentleman's! Game Because pocket billiards is played mostly by the younger set is no reason why it should not be as respectable a game as the former. But! Do as all gentlemen do; divide the cost equally and obey the law against gambling. The Place to Play The Marquette Billiards and Bowling JACK STROBEL —Prop. COBB WILL MAKE EFFORT TO SHATTER KEELER'S RECORD! Ty Cobb this year is tine for his great est effort since he joined the American league 13 years ago. Boosted* oui of the batting leadership of I he 1 ague for the first time in a dec ade last year, the Georgia Ptach, ac cording to his teammates, is not only going to try to wrest back the batting honors from Tris Speaker but will also try to hang up a record which will push him out ahead of Willie Keeler for aver age batting for 13 years. At the end of his twelfth year in base ball Cobh was just three thousandths f one per cent behind Keeler's record from 1893 to 19d4. But in 1905 Keeler fell to .302 and Cobb is setting his eyes near a .400 mark this year. Cobb isn't doing any talking himself. He isn't predicting he will bat .390 or .350 or any other figure. "I'm going to be out there trying," is the way Tyrus puts It. Rut Cobb reported in the host of shape. He is as slender ns a sprinter and is fast as ever on the bases. That the old time Cobh "fire" is there was indicated by that affair with Herzog. If Cobb can bat around .870, his mark of lust year, he will be far and above any mark set by a player in his thirteenth big league year. Clarke is in Kentucky on business and expects to remain for some time, j "The fight between Ty Cobb and Her zog In Dallas will do more to draw crowds ihuii anything (hat could have happened," Clarke said. "Of course. I do not ap prove of fist fighting on the field, as was staged at Dallas, hut I would like to see more aggressiveness and less of this brotherly love stuff." Clarke believes that golf is vastly Over rated as a means for Improving the hit ting of a ball player. "The golf Itself does not hurt a man's batting, and may in.prove if. But 1 think that a player hr i all he can do to play basebball for six months witJ»fut looking for more work. That extra exertion spent in trudging around a golf course is too much if you are playing ball. If a man should play golf all morning he would sap up energy that should be expended ai the hall park in the afternoon. "That is why I never played golf as Only four kings uf sxvai Law m over the .Inn tnftrk In thcli thirteen® yenr—Cup Anson, l>;m I'.r.mthers, With I Keeler nuit Hans Wamnn \..|>oleon ls l Jnle butted above res rail below Hint mark during his tmMI nnd thirteenth years, tin nvovered till| hatting eye and su.itt. 1 hetweett nnd „184 for the next file years. Anson and Brouthers. s thirteenth! ii Brouthen | is a .300 hit batted .3IÎ. I reached his thirteenth ve ter in 1893. That year Keeler's thirteenth vear and Wa gner's .339. With the ex ception of these c louters have cot average of 3tJ9 for 12 Cobb'l . Pet« Browning, a National league star in th« eighties, comes nearest with for It years, and Anson, 'Wagner. Lajoie and | Brouthers all had averages ..f .355 I dozen years. This thirteenth year may be a ionahFof ] Cobb as it was for Lijoie. He may to the .340 class ns did Wagner, Brouth ers and Anson, but with Cobb in great condition and with hU » last j-ear to reckon from, it will take* pretty healthy jinx to set Ty down had this year. long as I was In baseball. Since I re tired in 1915, however, I have taken up the game and play a gre.it deal.' Concerning the retirement of Han* Wagner, the veteran shortstop of th« Pittsburg club, Clarke said that Waff»* could go back 90 per cent and still b* above the average player. PAILS TO PASS. Albany. N. Y.. April 18. -A bill recom mended by Governor Whitman to repdj laws legalizing boxing in New York st*« j failed of passage in the assembly J'** 1 ** j day. The vote was 74 ayes to 5« lacking two affirmative vote! required constitutional majority. s on th* : That boxer Is a real slow inutt, A clincher and a huger»". We know that he is sluggish, hut We know he's not a slugger.