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The Salt Lake herald. [volume] (Salt Lake City [Utah]) 1870-1909, October 29, 1905, Last Edition, Section One, Image 5

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rIe qahbZe ur r the th referee In the theBailing theiLng
Bailing iLng X N1oJtnni lso Jimmy Brill battle whioh whiohlook whinhtk
look place pae at Celma Cal on the aXtrrnoon TteflWO TteflWO3t
3 3t Sept 0 Is apt to lead tho who ar e not not3M noth
3M h the inside nt f lb the fighting game to be believe be1ive ¬
lieve that referee eezees of boxing contests or orgov ocgove
gov fight a thy are termed are a ac a arule s41e
rule 41e dishonest and ad that they will Mos Most to p pt
t almost anything anythh to rob on one of of16e of16etFEtnta toe 00 00tf
tFEtnta tf stanta of the winners end of the tksa purse purseand
and a d thereby also lao t place laee a blaeK war waragainst rnnrgiiist
against his record which be prizes highly highlyA
A fighters record la hi hie ehlef eh stork in intrade intrade
trade and a Uct i t of defeat aalnet Int it de derrlv deprive
rrlv him of contesting for larg purses puraevThis pursesthis
This waa one of the principal reasons why whyBiliy whyBilly
Billy Nolan Nelsons manager objected objectedr objecMsrenuou5Iy
r strenuously to Jim Jeffrie J ttrt aa 5 5tr referee refereeIn
In the much talked of fight ght Noian Noianbought Noa Noahought
bought aa th the betting Indicated that thatJ tbatjff
jff J ff would fl4 favor Britt and an that he would wouldlee WQU4Ie
lee Ie to H that the native son n would win winA winA
A victory over Britt meant much for forhc brLt
hc Battler and Nolan oian would rather ratherav rsthtavC
av avC him win for 10 O note than have havettm hiveiun
ttm lose for a 30900 puree of wnlf h the theoaers theieers
oaers end would have amounted to over overI13UOO overIl3AtQ
I13UOO It was the black mark against against3n
3n d prot gs record that Nolan was wasluardlnir wasguardlnj
luardlnir against when he refused to toI toiini
iini I and lor ferJettrles Jeffries but the probabilities art arti areIeing
i Ieing elng that Nelson won so easily thai thaiie thatLe
ie would and could have won ju it t ax axlandily Uandiy
landily and as decisively had Jeff been the thethird th thLhrtj
third man In the us ring Forewarned la laor 5 5trersisl
or trersisl ariU4 aM nA Nolan was not tolas to totak tptaki
taki tak any chances Ills man mm won aa ascpsed he hexp
xp cpsed ct6d he would and he is reaping ttat ttatfruits t1s t1srruits
fruits of hI niB victory by drawing drawIn 1500 4 4week
I week for boxing three short rounds with withv wflhJ
J v R sparring partner Had h he lost whether whetherhonwjtly whet1trhonty
honwjtly Sb r not h would not be worth 10 10c 10cns
c cns < ns a week
1 4oes doe not follow that because Nelson Nelsonwon NelsonWur
won with wIt JSddift dd1e Qraney aa referee he heshould keu1d
should u1d not ot have accomplished the trick trickwith tflClwtth
with Jeffries aa judge Neither doea it itfollow Ittoow
follow that because Nolan objected to tofh tohi
fh hi retires heavyweight champion that thattie thu thulie
tie Jeff would not have given tvun the Bat BatMcr flatr
Mcr r nil UJ that was wa coming COnIII1I to him tout toutIn ut utinc
inc In fact remains nevertheless the tis sport sporting sportng ¬
ing public still believes the Britta inuadad inuadadto
to job Nelson and that Jeffriw was to tohave tohave
have ben a party to it It should b be re remembered renembered ¬
membered that Jeff is not what is termed termeda terinettreferee
a referee aa his first and only Job In that thattapaalty thttapasity
tapaalty wag at Rene when Marvlullart Marvlullartitrd Marvin Hart HartAnd
And Ja Jiek k Root fought for the till title he had hadx h4t3sed
x cased aside asideReferees asideRebore
Referees Rebore as a rule aer honest but I am amforced sinred
forced red to admit there afe ire some that would wouldnot wouldTt
not hesitate to toss a fight for money moneyInducements uoneynducernents
Inducements Caaee wherein the ring ofil ofili
i lal decide against the winner for what whathere whiLbets
here is In it for him him rarely come tolight tolightbecause toliglittecaitse
because they are clever enough to cover up uptheir untheir
their tracks Still we hear of them ecea eceail Ocea Oceatonafly
anally il Ring officials that can be got gotnever gotmeer
never are successful and are only em emtKoyeeVwheH SiltLioyewhen
tKoyeeVwheH a Job is Isaroot afoot It IP difficult dittlaultowever
1 owever to convince the th dy dyed d in the wool woolfigiU wol1gji
figiU fanv > f the majority majoi1tstg4tters ef fighters that thatreferee thareree
referee eree are honest and conscientious and andwhenever antiwhenever
whenever they render r decision that thattoe thattoe
toe not conform with their Ideas they do doi o olit
lit i ot hesitate to call him a athIefina athIefinaAn thief M an a arobber
robber robberAn
An honest referee however does not pay payuuh payuth
< uuh Attention to the abuse he receives receivesonrthe reeetvesarnihe
onrthe fans nOr Ute dgiftera as hft bs4 now nowt nowati
t he ti fan ia kicking because he lest prob probably probb1y ¬
ably b1y a 2 bet and that the losing fighter fighterwas ItghterUWstsb
UWstsb iaivws iaivwswsa
was only onlyth the other day that tgst Tg t a ataste attui
taste ttui of a beaten Ashlers temper Th ThIghttf Thightr
Ighttf or supposed fighter was Paddy
N Nme > e and his opponent was Kid Faint PanuTh
4 Th contest called for > six lx rounds th Us Uslrst i iHrst
Hrst tare three of which were fairiy even but butth butthe
th the final three aessiora wJon Farmer armer went wenthK eut eutiouid
iouid Neslike a coop goes around a abarr1
barr1 Ts kid hK Paddy when sdwhere mail mailwhere
where b pleased and made him look looklike look1ke
like the rankest kind kth of a novice Paddy Paddyniply Piddysnpt7
snpt7 niply was not in it only there had to be beu beIL
u man 1110 in the ring with Fanner to make makea
a contest even if only as a t punching bag bagard bat batutd
ard Paddy played the role to a nicety nicetyA
A blind man just by hearing the whacks whackso
o 1 Farmers gloves a aiiut LsaL every inch of ofPaddys o oI
I Paddys upp upper r anatomy could have de derl dcid
rl id d th the contest and when I lifted the thekids thokids
kids arm in token of victory Paddy PaMyraised Paddytaied
raised a howl arid buttin butting into me said saidIlully saidIlully
Ilully ge gee you give him de tight when whenI
I went and done nil 11 d ftifhtin flghtIniHi Ye Yed
iHi d you got all th tha punching I r replied repliedT pli d dThat
That T at however did not satisfy the much muchMaten mj mjtfStEfl
Maten Paddy ax a when he left the ring ringut ringut
ut loose as follows Datade rawest rawestJ rawest5al
J 5al a I ever got But wat wats d tie > u use > of squeal squealt ucai ucaiflat
t Bat mug up p dT is a Dutchman DutchmanIiudir Dutehusntudirg
Iiudir to me ard he always gives a
3ght to a Dutchman when hes fighMrj fighMrjgin fltrhiriillnan
illnan gin an Irishmen As sFarerIsEnglih sFarerIsEnglihPaddy Farmer is English EnglishPaddy
Paddy has another guess coming comingThere comingliters
There are ar i 2nore ore like Paddy who think thinkth thinkthOy
th thOy y win when < the he other fallow 1Itow has mad madchopping madta
a chopping WocK of thatii and they kick kickequally kickequully
equally aa bard I can throw in a few fewmanager fevanagr
manager anagr wfco never can sea their mn mnfetUnr rnnJetUn
fetUnr hlrf ht head knocked knoek d off Undoubt Undoubtedly 1ndoubtedly ¬
edly the hrdett rdest loving loilugmanager manager 1 have haveron haverun
ron agaJnet in my > png ng career as a ring ringo ringO4Oi1
O4Oi1 o Blal aid I have bumped Into a great greatmany greatMiy
many was Jack McKcnna the bad badman badman
man from Denver who traveled on his hisreputation lilaTeptitatiGa
reputation as a < naneater by showing a afew afew
few notches on His gun It was at St StI tt4tU
I 4tU jute anil nt the light was between Harry HarryIfortiec ITarryForbes
Forbes ami Johnny Reagan McKennan McKennanman MoKennasman
man The contest was scheduled for fortwenty fortwty
twenty rounds and it went the limit limitwftij limitwrt
wftij wrt Porbea having a slight shade but buthttX butlazdly
httX lazdly ly enough to warrant giving him the thedecision the4eelslon
decision 1 called rf t a draw The de deCfafen dectson
Cfafen suited Ileagan to a T but not so sohit sotis
hit maneating manager As soon as 1 had hadrendered hadreadered
rendered the verdict McKenna raced racedacroaa racedacross
across the ring at me with murder in his hisey hiseye
ey eye SLy he screeched do yon know knowwhat knowwhat
what I have got a good mind to do to you youHavent youHavent
Havent the 3ea 1Pat t idea I remarked remarkedWeH remarkedefl
WeH efl Ill tell you he heshouted shouted boiling boilingover boilingwet
over with rage I have a good miml to tocut toctfl
cut your heart out and hand handit it to you on ona ona
a HUU st Whats stopping you Jack JackI
I answered wered VHth that he made a move movefor movetoe
for his hip pocket as if to draw oc me and andwhite andwhik
white so doing I vestured to remark remarkor remarks4
s4 be sure you make goqil Job tub it it0t
or there th re may tve aomething somethlngdolng > dolng That Thatand Thatand
and an officer In uniform who Ifad bound boundd
d into the ring took all the murder out outTbat outthlni
thlni thlniThatoekd
Tbat Thatoekd nektd tyke a pretty close call bift biftae btfta
ae a I always remembered U t r4fer r4treos e ebear
bear ac charmed life 1 never gave It a athought athoughthat
thought thoughthat that i as far as getting roy royheart royheart
heart cut out was concerned Cogues Coguesunder Coeaun4tr
under exciting exc1tin circumstances should be a areferees areCrees
referees long suit and as 1 have stacked stackedup ataekettur
up against all kinds of hard games pretty prettymuch prettymuch
much all of my life a threat to cut out outmy outmy
my heart did not interest me to any anyserious aa aaserious
serious extent extentThere extentThere
There are but few thanks to the fear fearof tearot
of wearing wearin a convicts garb wits have havesuoh havesoIi
suoh murderous instincts as my friend friendMcKemta friendMeenna
McKemta but 1 fell into a bunch at Sioux SiouxCity Ston StonCity
City la several severs years ago that migtt migtthave nttgithaye
have done me cerlous rlous injury had 1 ap appeared artpeared ¬
peared other ther than a cold and feaness feanessproposition earleas earleasptopeiton
proposition 1 dropped among thatitouxs thatitouxswhile the touxs touxswhile
while referring a fight between Tommy TommyWhite TommyWhite
White and a young fellow named Green UroenThe GreenTb
Tb The house was packed with Greens Greensfriftjids Greensfrinde
friftjids frinde woo had come to see hm win winregardless winregardless
regardless of Whites nstic superiority superiorityThe
The fighi a fifteen round affair went wentthe wentthe
the limit with Tommy having ah the tnebetter thehter
better hter of U j but the crowd overlooked overlookedeverything overlcoketjesrytblngVhite
everything esrytblngVhite White did and could only we seeOceans weGreens
Greens open hand slaps connecting with withTommys wtthTomutys
Tommys back Jt was a oneaided af affair atfair ¬
fair a as I anticipated and when l gav gavTommy gavTommy >
Tommy the decision a mob or hoodlums hoodlumsheaded hoodlumshudett
headed by a tX pound six footer rusnoct rusnoctOn rushodon
On the th stage from from behind the scenes In Inii Ini
ii ± i e opera house and came at me as If IfSizing
10 aIhlite me meSiring
Sizing up the situation at a glance 1 met metham metI
I ham half way and before the big leader leaderof
of th the gang could make a kick about the thedMSflllon thedeelsion
dMSflllon which he intended doing I Igrasped Igrasped
grasped him by the lapel of his coat gave gavehim gaydhim
him a quick jerk and said Well wiat wiatU witat witatis
U the matter with you y u Are y yeumi1 yeumi1Is MiJum filj filjIB
IB here er to make a kiCk If you are arebe arebequIck be bequick
quick about It as S I have been invited te teplay toplay
play a game ot billiards with a friend at attha atthhotL
tha thhotL thhotLmat hotel hotelThat
That speech stumped him and his hishorts co cohorts ¬
horts and after murmuring aamethipg aamethipgabout smeihIpabout
about an unfair decUion they the walked er erth ocrthe
th the stage stageInstead stagelnstead
Instead of going to the hotel I went to tothe tothe
the box ethos and whHe Uiare thq tH man nsauger manager
ager ger of the opera house called me m aw s one oneside ensside
side and said saidlf saidlr
> lf Slier if you hans no g gun a you had hadbetter hadbetter
better get one as that mob of noodhtnv noodhtnvis
is waking for or you outside and threatens threatensto
to do all kinds of things to you youI
I told him 1 had no gun but would tJake tJakea
a chance refused a bpily guard and went wentcut wentcut
cut to face the killers They were await awaiting awaitjog ¬
jog my appearance and before I reached reachedthem reachedthem
them I heard them say what they would wouldand would wouldand
and what they would not do to mef nie The Thebig Thebig
big fellow was there and I picked him for formy or orMy
my mark Walking up to him T said saidAre saMAre
Are you still yelping about that deci decision de deelsa ¬
elsa Well I was a bit sore at the time timebut timehut
but I gus I have gotten over it and andfilming andlTuirntng
filming to his crew lie said What do dov dovu
v vu > u all say to have a drink at my expense expenseWill expenseWtll
Will vftu eu join us Mr Slier I accepted acceptedtlie
the invitation and to k mine straight
HAVE been e n forced to look upon tht National Nationalleague Nationalt
t league race from afar this season seasonyet yet t thave thats
I have AMU basoball Although out of the thegame theotbi
otbi game I have missed only a few of the con contents conteats ¬
tents here anti have b been en a loyal rooter for forWashington or orWaiihington
Washington Waiihingtoneof Washingtont WashingtonPerhaps t
eof Perhaps I have enjoyed this season more morethan morethan
than any other for many years and seen the thegame thegame
game Jn a t new light lightas as an outsider a spectator and it la laas isas
as grand a game from rota that viewpoint as from that of ofplayer ofplayer
player umpire manager or magnate The boys here did didwell didwell
well I believe it wad wu the banner season pt Qfbasebail baseball in inWashington inWashington
Washington rg it seems to have been beenin in mostjpf niostf the other othermajor othermajor
major leagu cities citiesI
I am about the only National leaguer lett in Wash Washington Washtngton ¬
ington ib and d nlthough I nut remain loyal to totlie the old or organization drganizatimi ¬
ganization I have great admnxti6n admtratl n for many ntin of the men menwfco mentvlto
wfco are In the n newer wer league and am for or Washington all allthe allthe
the time I havekt missed a game this season if I could couldhelp couldhelp
help it The team has had loyal support and If It unit oanimprove unitimprove
improve and win wines us I sincerely hope It I will willWashIngton willWashIngtonwilt Washington Washingtonwill
will be crazy over it nest year It is the first tme quite in many manylong ninnyoitg
long oitg years ydnraaztd and they are acreditto the game ganteand and in it as asa asa
a first consideration for genuine sport sportJ8 sportJ
< J8 J 1 1I
1 I see by the jifpfrs that Swlen and Ctftmnt wllltetlre wllltetlrefromthe nill Th tro trofromtb
fromthe game They will be bemissed missed Mr Sodena whole wliolebaseball wholebaebill
baseball careerhas carer s been stamped with cloaiicut honest honestwork honestwork
work To o man living ever could have commanded to a agreater agreater
greater extent stent the confidence to a greater degi e of every everyperson everyperson
person who knew or was associated with him himI
I often think of his flrst appearance In a National Nationalleague Natioialeague
league eague meeting He was a a young man with a clean saaven saavenpleasant siavenpleasant
pleasant face and any student of human nature would wouldhave wouldhave
have sized him up as an honest man He succeeded Mr MrAppAlohte Mrtppalenta
AppAlohte and the grand nd old man Hulbert was wu fond of ofAppolonfo ofPPOlOflls
Appolonfo an anal was n greatly distressed when he heard that thatthere thattiere
there had be been n a change in the presidency of the Boston Bostonclub Boatonclub
Wnea WkeaAlr Mr Soden So den first took his seat at the tab1 able in the themeeting theinetIng
meeting room Runny thirty years ago I sat by Hulbarfs Hulbarfsside Ilulbertsside
side and aitdwatch watchejl him for some little time while he looked lookedSotlen lookedSoden
Sotlen over and over and through and through Finally Finallyhe
he leaned over and whispered In my car He Is all right rightFrom rightFrom
From that day until the day that the greatest man manthat manthat
that ever has been officially connected with the National Nationalgame Nationalgame
game closed his earthly career they were wire fast friends and andI nd ndI
I wasin a position to know that Mr utr Hulbert had the thehighest thehighest
highest pe poesile sible regard for Mr Sodens views and opinions opinionsThere opinloshere
There here is opething opa thing about the game this year that has hasbeen hasbeen
been a source of pleasure to me and to a way a peronal peronalgratification peionalgratitteation
gratification as I feel that it was we of o the old league who
paved the way for it and that is the excellent behavior of ofthe ofthe
the play players era and the grand umpiring The fight thajt we wewaged wewaged
waged so long to atop rowdyism and to keep the game gameclean gameclean
clean ned > d gentlemanly appears to have been won wonI
1 remembur that my umpires used to tell me about aboutXnsou aboutThey
Xnsou They all reported that he never made a kick un unless Unes ¬
less es Jie thought lie e wasTIght and I believe he would have havescorned haveieerted
scorned to win a game or a championship by any mean meanr meandIliouora1iIe
r dishonorable Jrick or act actA actI
o oI
I seJy eiy er tWnk of Auson that I dont think of meet meetIng nieetIrig
Ing him and Davy Force strolling along together In 1S7C 1S7CDavy 1876ttavy
Davy came up to Alisons third vest button but they were weretwo wereiwo
two great ball players Alisons success in life has been beena
a great greatpleasure eaure to me and although notvi not jt democrat I Irejoice Irejoice
rejoice otw his election to the city clerkship in Chicago ChicagoI
I take a warm personalinterest in aHrof a1lofthe the old timers timersa timersaid
a aid d glory in their successes in lite after getting oK the theball thebill
ball flsld flsldIt flIdIt
It has been a great greatpleasure pleasure to me to watch the career careerot
4 ot > f my good old friend Senator Gorman and he has never nevertforgotten neverorgotten
tforgotten orgotten any of the old boys of his day At the time timeSpaMlng time3puldttttooic
SpaMlng 3puldttttooic took his ballteams around the world ha wrote wroteto
to t m and requested inc to get for him a letter from the theo
s frslary o state commending him fo all of our govern government governmeat ¬
meat representatives repreitath a abroad I suppose Spalding thought thougittthat thoughtthat
that such letters couRt be l had for the asking I knew the thev
assistant chief clerk well so I skipped over to the depart department departmeat ¬
meat of ot state and communicated Mr Spaldings request requestto
to nim I wa t1n greatly surprised and disappointed when whenhe irnen irnentold
he told w that Secretary Bayard would not give either eitherMr eitherMr
Mr Spalding or myself such a letterr letterrT Iettr
T c cSt >
St r I theHight of the senator andI and I said to him him Can CanScnalor CanSeiut1ortitSflefl
Scnalor Seiut1ortitSflefl teSrttHin S t such a letter for or Rpaldlng and he heasi6weredf heassndred
asi6weredf < M6 ee I lost no time In finding the senators senatorsfront senatorsfronL
front deii an in answer to a ring of the bell the senator senatqri senatorihhiiaelt
i ihhiiaelt hiH eclf opened the door Ho said Hello Nick what whatbrtnB whatbibtgt
brtnB ywihere herer In a few w words ords T told him what I Iwanted Iwn1ed
wanted He Invited Inc into the parlor and an called his hiasecretary hissscretar3
secretary and tojd him what to write and we chatted base baseball baseball ¬
ball In a few moments he signed the paper prepared preparedby
by th the secretary and he started for the senate while I Ilost Ilost
lost no time in setting back to the state department That Thatsame Thatsame
same aiteny aftrtOOfl > on I mailed to Spalding his credentials with withH wit witan
an H abnndapcc of ribbons and the great seal of the state statedepartment statetlejiartntwtt
department Spalding carried that document around the thoworld thewqrld
world and I presume pietiumb he has it yet but I am not sure that thath thathe
h he ever did know what a skirmish I bad to get it The Thesenator Thesenator
senator knew all about his proponed trip and knowing knowingSpaldlng a aSpakiing
Spaldlng so well by b reputation he was glad to do both him himand hintand
and me a service
harry Stenfeldt is to play with the theChicago thenicigo
Chicago National leaguers next y yetr ir M Mh ashe
h he and Storing have been swapped by byGarry byGarry
Garry Hermann for Jake Weiner I Iwonder Iwonder
wonder haw on earth Garry ever got to be bepolitical bepolitical
political trader If he buy gold bricks brickslr
lr politic like h he do does s in baseball Clnctif Clnctifj
j ail au will b be a wonderfully governed governedaowp governedaowpiVelmer lown lownWeinw
Weinw will wlUadd add to tb the streak of yellow in int
t e Cincinnati club cluband acd anyhow Chicago Chicagowill Ch1cgowill
will have Stoinfehlt StoinfehltThat SteinehftThat
That remind me of what Tim DonobU DonobUtaid Don bU bUraid
raid to Con Doyla D yIs when Con got hia Maits re release ¬
lease its Con said Tim sadly Im Imsorry Fmsorry
sorry youlr going You couldnt play playmuch plymuch
much ball but you were awful g good wd com company centt ¬
t pany panySo penyt
t So the Chicago scribes ought to b be ylad yladto I4 I4Ic
to receive Sielnfeldt He cant play 4 4whole awhole
whole lot of ball but he Is one ot tfcs tfcsbeat thsheat
beat fellows and beat story tellershi tellers in the thebuaimae thebusiness
business and if itCtartI Ch rii Kuhn uhn will pot In a aillliard atiflhard
illliard cushion on the right flW Wotehera Woteherano
no th the bait wil bound back when Steln Stelnfeldt tetn tetnteidt
feldt makes one of those throw of otbls hto U Uwill Itwilt
will to be all right risbtJust rightJust
Just to 1 start Chicago off right VU tail tailS tellSetnfidts
Setnfidts S > nf dfs star story storyThe storyThe
The gamost man that ever Hrofce Into IntoMia toteJj
Mia Jj ga 5lt3150 o Md Stelny during a tannin tanninbee tnaltttbee
bee in a hotel on one night was the tbeMcond tbeMcondbaseman second secondbaseman
baseman we hud sd down In Dallas In the theT theTxas
T Txas xaa leagee We were er Play playthg K against againstGalveston egiluatGalveato
Galveston In the first Inning the center centerfielder centerItelder
fielder of that Galveston team ot to nest flrstand nestand
and started to steel t al Our catcher throw throwim threwim
im out a block and instead cf rldlnf rldlnfbaseman rlEn rlEnjust
just 00k 5 1t3dn leap at the seecnd seecndhaSetOan
baseman and camo down on his fe feet t wtb wtbtis wItbtis
tis spikes spikesThe spikesJ
J The game fellow limped around for a aralnuV iniinuId
ralnuV tfc thee welt on F playin yR That Tbmafferaoon Thatafternoon
afternoon h he wad four putout eight eighta eightassists
a assists l8ta and four our hits including a double doubleard doubleand
and a home run Af after r the sa im be and andI I Iwalking
I ware walking v r to t th the clubhouse tp tpgether together
gether whoa he said I believe theres therestcmethtag thete theteimeUt1ng
tcmethtag in my shoe He aoopsd t < pe down downtcok downtcok
tcok oft Isle shoe and shook out two toos toosIt LOe LOeIt
It look aa if Washington wia4ton need a adesPite waii waiiger
ger desPite the great showing of o JaX JaXStahl JkHtahl
Stahl Vbwo this year The Tb reooMl of the theUrlvertlty he
1 Urlvertlty of Illinoic boy ie A wonderful wonderfulone
one He 1I took a team that was broken alt altto 11 11to
to pieces and fought u bunch of minor minorleaguers minorleaguers
leaguers Into such shape that th t they led t tbe tberace o orare
rare for a a tline and then fought It owl
10 0 the finish getting out uf last place placeStabl pIeceStahl
Stabl has been given creditfor it itand itandLe and andle
le deserves A lot of cftdlt crtdllhut nut th the fact facti factIs
i Is that the Washington club is thp thepet put of ofthe Ofthe
the president of the leagi > J lltnetn imson has hasdone hasIone
done everything he could < oisibtertiy ii iito
to make the Senators win It wae wp his tafc tafcwith 1111whit
with Tom Hughes thaUaad th the MB Chi Chicago Cutcage
cage boy > ui out Lie Had habits habItwandettto habItwandetttodowO ande ttia ttiadown
down tu J Work workand a d i it Waa ti I lw Jrra r rwho ir irwho
who bra brad d Washirgtin mi pt ptuaslr Utuily Utuilyataai
uaslr ataai r n I mi m
4 4S
Salil is a worrier And worriers do not notsucceed notsueceed
succeed as managers He worried him himself himself ¬
self sick early in the summer when hea his histem juisteam
tem wont wrong wrsigsnd and b te almost made madejrimseff madehimself
himself a second rat rate first baseman by hla hlaanxiety hI hIanxiety
anxiety over the management When Whenfinally Whenbb
finally bb he reduced himself 10 the da dathe dotint
the beat you can idea he steadied up p and andplayed andpla
played pla good ball ballA haltAlnan
A Alnan man oj o Stahla temperament cannot cannotb
b be a cuoceseful ucc ful manager What Wash Washington 1VhInnn ¬
ington needs ig a eheefful loser and a aconservative aconservative
conservative winner winnerTim winnerTint
Tim Hura lIursis fis back in the ge gajvt ne bringing bringingwith bringingwith
with him a pew ew stock of otztorles stories of happen happarf happenInga
Inga rf on IM lh ball fluid One of the best of ofTims t tTI
Tims TI performance of the season wee at atfH aton
fH Louis ou the afternoon that St I Louts Loutsand ouls oulsand
and Philadelphia played a a desperate six sixteen b btee ¬
tee teen inning tie tieTun tieTim
Tim had been summoned hurriedly i ioQlciate to tooUclta
oQlciate in the series at St t Louis and andarrived andamvite
arrived without mask or chest protestor protestorHe
He II get along all right until the ninth in innrog Inning
nrog The score was lied St Louis was wasorgjjng wasforng
orgjjng to the front and Mack hastily sum summoned sum sumston ¬
moned ston d Rube Waddell to the box boxto to save savethe savethe
the tiny for the Athletics The afternoon afternoonwaa
waa dark and Rube 1waa wa fast He was wasshooting wasshooting
shooting < the hc ball acrosssoastthat acrcsnaofaat that it itlookail t tlooked
looked like 1111 a blur ami Shreck Rubes RubesecceBlric Rubeseccentric
eccentric catcher was nabbing th the ball ballWith ballwltts
With or one hand catching it behind his hisbek hisbask
bask at one aide then the other otherHunt otherBurst
Hunt wa w bellied Shreck watching tlw tlw99ctaculr tli tlictcular
99ctaculr ctcular performances or Macks butlevy but netrtery
levy eocentrique and every lime that thatShreck thatShreek
Shreck grabbed the ball with one hanl hanlTim han1Iiw
Tim Iiw wlneedi Finally ha tcuckatl the theMr thecatcher
catcher on cbs shoulder shoulderutr
Mr utr Shi hieek ck be a uhd ked softly a ayon ayes
yon absohUely certain to oftieh teh alt 1sf 1sftkoae t tthoser
thoser thoserWhy tkoae
tkoaeWhy Why yes replied Shreck rather rntherd ratherdazed
dazed d sX Ill get > em ra all allAll allLb
All right said TK > I l jeI el better betterrow4 better1 better11ow4
row4 You see lam I ant h 1tk k betevrltliottt betewltbeutptac apjr apjrpitsK
pitsK or breast protector protectorThe
5 5The
The next day the ancient Joseph Sugden SugdenCKMjed SugdeaCoined
Coined Hurst his mask ard ztd cheat prole proMt proMtltpn tfT tfTTf
Tf ltpn i didnt umpire exactly to salt Jo Jothat Joe Joethat
that day and nd every time be poseodr paa5om1fuzgt paa5om1fuzgtU Hurst
4 U to came In from the coaching Mnw MnwSugden linaaugd4n
Sugden would remark Tim dont for forget forget ¬
get thjit in my mask and chest protector protectoryoure protector7our
youre wearing wearingThe wearingTb
The Tb remark got rather monotonous U Ullurat t tfluent
fluent and after the seventh Inning he heturned heturned
turned on Joe ami aiM remerkedt Certain Certainperscns Coctatpersens
perscns wont wg t be needing needingcheat cheat protooto protootonud protoctosji protoctosjiand
and marks much longer longerAnd longernd
And nd Joe said nerer neyerawOrd a word the rest of th thThat the thegame
game gameThat
That reminds me o Tim back in 05 115coon 05Hoet
coon after Fielder j1lelderjoneg Jones now the manager managerf
f the Oliirago Wisltc Stocking joined joinedM
M P Bn 13 tklr uxm Tr Ttadwav adway was play playifg pla plajjt5
ifg firr field fj Biofkha uen aiJ
young Jpnes J tnes was sitting or the buchv bitch bitchIlileago
Chicago was playing Bsofklyn down on onthe onthe
the old Hasterw ebtsg vjfc itiiir grounds and the thelate thelate
late and much mh3eied JaiRflfcUd Tim Donohuti waa waaCAtCllillg ivascatching
catching CAtCllillgEarly catchingEarly
Early in the game Treadway made a avicious avicious
vicious kick on one of Hursts decisions decisionsand tiCChsiupsand
and Hu Iluest st merely bided hjw time and nmlbowed andbowed
bowed his legs a a bit more When Tim Timbows Timbows
bows his legs it is the danger dangersIna signal The Tbogame Thegame
game was dose and In the eighth inning InulnzTreaclway inningTreednay
Treaclway came to bat with a man on sec second eecmid ¬
mid and Brooklyn needing a run deeper desperately deeperately ¬
atelyHurst ately atelyHurst
Hurst at once began talking to Donohue Donohuefor
for Trfiadwaya btQ benilit benilitTim 2l 2lTim
Tim Ije paid they ten me that thatyoung thatyoung
young fellov Jo Joass Is a wonder wondci1Tes wonderYest
Tes Yest remarked Tim TJmThey TimThey
They tell inn he folds foldaweli well and thatf the themanagement thutPanagemeat
management is thinking of making a athanjj aharmg
thanjj thanjjTres harmgTreiutways
Tres Treiutways ljvays ears were pricked up upI
I h hoar < var that W Wati strike Tho hail bilhad hailhadpassed
had hadpassed passed while Treadway wa was listening listeningI
I hear that a certain outfielder is likely likelyto
to leg fee a job 1 Two strikes Again AgainTreadway Againrrendway
Treadway had let the ball go goThey goThey
They teN me that a certain outfielder outfielderthat outflei4erthat
that kicks at umpires is likely to go gond gondthat nd ndthat
that Jones will get hte Three strikes strikesyoure strikesyoure
youre out outSJob Job concluded Tim a aTrenUway aTreadway
TrenUway walked sadly toward the bench benchT bunch1hae
T 1hae have been avked asketto to select All American Americanleague Americanleague
league and All Rational ilonal league teams teamsEverybody tent tentEverydyeImue
Everybody EverydyeImue else has had a try at It tto or will willmaveut l lhave
have maveut tttt I willingly m mike e the choices choicesilsre choicesfore
fore they t ar arAdE1tIC4 trcv f fCrigr
CrIer Iloslon Hoeloti p pafoher pafoherSuIIIvac t hj > r rSxiHivao
SxiHivao Cbjebgo catcher catcherPlank vateltecPlank
Plank Philadelphia liltoher liltoherHowell lfteberIoweII
Howell 8t I l Ipulk t pitcher pitcherMuJllu pitchertdIii1
MuJllu Detroit pitcher pitcherCJiesbfo pitcherChsbo
CJiesbfo KPW York plchsr plchsrAllrock pIoharJ3trock
Allrock Chios Chicago go pitcher pitcherDavis piteiterDavis
Davis Philadelphia oral bese beseI bdseLaoie1
I 84oiei < Cleveland second base btjseDnvis baseDavis
Davis Chicago shortstop shortstopCollins shortstopCelilna
Collins UeetaE third bn bars barsStone e eStone
Stone St Louis left field fieldJonea fieldJors
Jonea Ciiloago center celtterflold celtterfloldFlick flold floldFlick
Flick Cleveland Iesdiond right field fieldKling ItoldNAJONAI
Kling IZlingXhtcago Chicago catcher ratoherDooln catcherDodtn
Dooln Philadelphia camber cateherMatthMvaom camberMatthewsoo
MatthMvaom New York pitcher pitcherHenlbaci pitcherRewibach
Henlbaci Chicago jrttcher jrttcherPhllilppe 1teher 1teherPhitlippe
Phllilppe PUtsburc pitcher pitcherDuggleby pitcherDuggleby
Duggleby Philadelphia pltcliar pltcliarTaylor pitehOrTaylcr
Taylor flu t Louis pitcher pUofcerCLarce pitcherCLarcp
CLarce Chicago ftwt base baseGleasen baseGleason
Gleasen phiadelphiagecoml base baseIXiOlin liassbooha
IXiOlin Philadejpma nhorutop nhorutopBrain ahovtstopBrain
Brain P PSi trd ias
Si 51114115 51114115IunlUi tin I to toDunlin
Dunlin TV p
bagi4e iflbug rlgtt fleid
The University of Pennayivawlsu has a aJap itJip
Jap aa a Candidas for fm th the football team teamlib teamilIa
lib numeiis name IfS Shunxo Taftaka and ht beeeld Is Issaid
said to be an expert at jiu jltsu jltsuG
G R B Lamed an Kngiish amateur now nowIs nourIa
Is nolder of the worlds walking record recordfor r or4 or4for
for onajiour having covered eight mli mi1e mi1ei
580 i jaras yards in tho time The first e1ht e1htmnhes el phi phimiles
miles were cavtred i 5S18 5S18The i1S4 i1S4The
The Yale baseball coaenos coaebteave bave intro introdticed
dticed a change in training methods aqd aqdhraftr a334heaftet
hraftr will hold fall practice to weed weedout wdout
out the poor material materialCiuntde materialCunt
Ciuntde Cunt tie Mores ucln Is r ran4dte = nd < df te for forthe forthe
the Yale footba1 eleven He ha jeea ier ierthe er erthe
the last two years yearsThe yearsThe
The suQcegs of failure of te Yal Yale foot football footbail ¬
ball tea this season depends igeiyeawestern ajpfelyt ajpfelyteu eu euwestern
western players Shevlin the captain b bing be belag <
lag from rein Minneapolis Coach Ow1ey Un l y and andPlayers audPlayers
Players Stevenc n aid Veeder eeder from Cht Chtago Cliirago
ago and Bloomer being from Cincinawii CincinawiiThe CinelnoetiThe
The authorifies ot Q Auguaiana college collegehavebarred evilgehavabarretl
havebarred basketball qs well asfooibau asfooibaufrom asfuenbaluFrom
from the school The students knovms knovmshut knowuztgthit
hut football would not be allowed bail bailplanned hmiplanned
planned to put a championship basketball basketballteam baskoflsiiteam
team In the field i uld but tbfs1 this hoj hope > e wrs wrsf nsnockcd
f nocked out by Uie action of the anvHuri anvHuriJes atttorilea
Several star football players withdrew withdrewrom syhdewmomn
rom the Unlvrelty of Notre Dajtr fM not notSnail > t tall
Snail all team because they ttie were diaatlsttcvi diaatlsttcvixM dts4attstIcvltli
xM methods of th6 coachr coachrAn coacinAn
An agitation has been started ainon ainonthe among amongthe
the harness horse men t toshorteattiar toshorteattiarness shorten th har harness ¬
ness horse events making matn the races tis two twoJn twoJ
Jn J ib tbgeIn eJn place or tbe eiistoma cugtomcythge cugtomcythgeItt > jvtAr jvtArIn
In tWo fveThe
S The American bred trotter Wig Wag set seta tt tta
a new record f Cr r the Lit European track tracKstrotting tracktrotting
trotting one and onsclghth ml i at the therato thevats
vats of 1 IO 0 810 per kilometer kilometerDuring ktlnmtterDuring
During < faa lam baseball season avegy v ry
Ub In n the American league ewtprtpK ewtprtpKBoston enctpttpBoston
Boston Held the l lead ad at one or more moretimes moretimes
times Clevlaa Clerelanji l and Philadelpbla ifce ifcepennant iepennant
pennant winner held u the longest Urn Urnwhilo Ure UrewhIle
whIle Chicago was in and out of > ie mu pteve ptevemost plaiemost
most frequently frequentlyFrank frequonUyFrank
Frank Smith of theChteago American 4snertoan4eagu Americanague
4eagu ague team has the honor of being the thevlosest ilteefosest
vlosest to tothe tho feat of Cy VatNIg esg who waopUohed whordtelied
pUohed a t no hit nine inning gme and andallowed apdalLQwed
allowed no runners to reach rlrst base bastSmith baseSintli
Smith was lilt safely afely by one bmtter vUu vUunxa whuwits
wits nxa th time only nan to reach bo base o In the thegome ritegame
game gomeiTwp S StTivo
iTwp twenty inning games were wr placed placedIn
In he major leagues lst season < the the1hi1adeIila l i iIhlladelp
1hi1adeIila Ihlladelp ia American wincing from tom Hog Hogton4 Uoeton
ton4 ton 4 to i 2 and the Chieagp aonls aonlsxvtanl ttoflnlswInnIg
wInnIg xvtanl g from PhilwUelphla Sf tQ t 1 1QenuJsJIorgar 1Dens4sflorgan
QenuJsJIorgar oJ o Bantier Coary Cork CorkIrjjand CorJlr4land
Irjjand champion i ot jufjer of Gr rCut rCuti3ritair t tBritain
Britain has arrvr arrived < l in r New evc York oi iiii hi hiuiisdloii 1ji 1jimiisaioi
uiisdloii to brt br 1 uii Os if f fj f4 j tdt i K I Itnchfs
tnchfs tied iy
The comparative few that go in for fortiorce to tolnrse
tiorce racing as a luxury or as an excuse excuseto excuseto
to be outdoors and as a medium for the theshedding thesheldIng
shedding of money gracefully and pie picturesquely pietueoqneIy ¬
turesquely have been crowded intoiheconclusiou intoihe tatoiheconclusion
conclusion that the tbeealteflce existence of their fa favorite f forite ¬
vorite sporrdeperds upon its getting back backte bSCkto
te prst principles prinelplesupon upon Its being clecoai clecoailuerclallsed decottiiuUclahlzed
luerclallsed Horse xracng raciig must be r rfOeU re reatored
fOeU to the status or a n gentlemans gentlemansgame gentlemansgame
game or in other words a game gamefor for the therich therich
rich richConsequently richConsequently
Consequently It Jo ioks < ks bad for or Peter PeterGrumes PeterCrutinee
Grumes Peter Crumes typifies a acrowd acrowdthat crowd crowdthai
thai could rot te enumerated in less than thanfour tItanfour
four figures lie is seldom out of the ihehands thehid
hid hands of the feedman and the persons who whohandle wholudle
handle ludle freight on the railroads with the theEtafle time4ntle
Etafle purpose of making dividends itor itorPieE or orth
th stockholders stockholders5Ptei
PieE ha has succeeded in convincing the thectHcr theseter
ctHcr of ti hay y iba It willbe oil right when whnhe whenlie
he get gets It and he Is now hung up some aoniT somewbr
T wbr litre between Cincinnati O and At Atlanta Atlanta ¬
lanta Ga He has eight horses in the tliecar thetarnd
car tarnd and the full complement of help hid hidden hidttn ¬
den away In the hay or doing the dolce dolceiar dotcear
iar ar lilente ou the blind baggage or on the theTU therticis
TU rticis Ss belowr It may b be xplained in inpasiingr inpaastng
pasiingr t hat the blind baggage Is s a choice choicecompartment choiceconjpartnteat
compartment on a horse train It must mustbe mustbe
be reserved in advance advanceThe advancerho
The conductor has checked up the train trainEvery trainipver
Every ipver ore he sees Is accounted for by a al ablue
l blue > lp ticket but in his hurry to get back backto backtO
to the caboose he has fatted to diagnose diagnosethe diagnosethe
the hay that is so skillfully piled In the theforward theforward
forward ted of this particular oar The Thehorse Tuehorse
horse train cf which Peters retinue is a apart apart
part will shed I it burden at Atlanta Petcr3 Petcr3incentive PeteYsietnttve
incentive for stopping oft there is the ai aimof aImost
most I positive assurance that he will be beab beab
ab to pick up aii easy purse or r two and ardtbdrewitfe andtherewith
therewith break the fall Into New Orleans Orleanswhere Orleanswhere
where he intends to spend the he winter w Inter He Hewin liewIA
win be aft at right iRrf there He has be been n going goingtheft goingtt4eje
theft for tea years and he alway has haspot hastrot
pot out outsomelwir romehoTv He ha has made the an annuftl annuI
nuftl promls to hlmsef that this is goirg goirgtaoe gofrgtabs
tabs tbe bsr barter = sr season for him Th Thiojth The Thefatb
iojth Jn him Is the whIch prompts the thedesperado thedesperado
desperado to lead a forlorn hone nope or sins sinsthe sn sntbe
the Mari larseitlatse lllaise at a German picnic At AtNew Atiew
New Orleans h he Trill make his dally prom promise promlee ¬
lee to the vAder of fodder for man and ardbeast andbeast
beast and rake up the ah shell < l roads to find findmoney nndmoney
money to purchase ahs i privilege ilv1le of cha chailig ehaS11mg
ilig the fleeting ceiling purse until ih ihblossoms the thebloasams
blossoms on the peac peaclttresa Jrets behoove lint Iilmto lintto
to frame up for ttaneportaJjn to th the net netetn ne neettl
ettl etn < l It lt 1ieeVi eV4T realities that the opp opppr oppprinttt4i < ir irtunjtl
inttt4i tunjtl of tub man who races horses for forrevenue or orreY
revenue reY lime hive baeh cut in two In recent recentyears recentyfzScs
years he never appllta tae realization tu tuhimself tuhinsef
himself It awajs is the other ftw ftwwbf fe w wwhe
whe is iy t5i > 5xganstit 5xganstitS 5xganstitIvci gaost it
Ivci yitdy t SS SSnrrSy
nrrSy C the ma5g elt canrat canratI
Some of the rules committee omnutteaaniOflg omnutteaaniOflgthem among amongthem
them Walter Camp Campfavor favor a rulewhich rulewhichprovides rulewluichprvldes
provides that at least ten yards must mustbe mustbe
be made in three trials instead of five fiveyards fiveyrt1a
yards They maintain that five yards can canbe canbe
be taacjA nne soeaslly by push plays that open openfield openfleid
field fleid work is now almost passe passeI
I wish the ten yard yardrulealvoeates rul advocates could couldlave couldiave
lave seen the struggle in which I played playedsmall playeda
a small part between betweenMichtgnn Michigan and Illinois Illinoislir
itt 1SB9 Perhaps they might have changed cijangtAthoir changedtheir
their minds with regard to the ease with withwhich wIthwhich
which ground is made In this game lilt IHirols liltrots
rots had the ball balloon one foot from fromMicliigaui fromMicliigauigoal Michigan Michigangoal
goal on ti the first down and the score Yr Yrflye was wasfive
five to nothing in favor of the thegandere Mlchl Mlchlsandrrp
sandrrp Twice Illinois buck bucked d the line linewithout linewlthqut
without success On the third trial a aMichigan a aMiehign
Michigan man was offside and the Wol WolvericeB Wolverlneu
vericeB were penalized half ih the distance distanceto
to the goal line The pigskin was in Illi Illinois I1iitOi ¬
nois itOi possession onehalf foot awayIrom awayIroma away trout trouta
a icore Three times more Illinois at attacked attacked ¬
tacked that Michigan center trio with as asniuch asmuch
much fierceness as I ever saw on the grid gridiron gridiron ¬
iron and when the officials unraveled the thepile thepile
pile after the trial the ball was still tlii a ahalf ahaif
half foot away from the coveted line lineThink lineThink
Think of it IB six trials the ball wax waxlie wasnG
lie advanced a fraction of an inch And Andben Andthen
ben they talk aboyt compelling a team teamto teamto
to make ten yards m three tnals or lose losethe losethe
the ball ballA bailA
A manwho man whu recentls was trainer of ath athletic athInc ¬
Inc teams at the University of Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennaylvnla ¬
vania was at one time out here at one of ofovr ofoi5tr
ovr blj nine universities 311 title ntlewas titlewas
was that of pliyelbaf director but a a part partof partof
of hte ltt Duties was looking after the physical physicalcpndtUon phyMcatcndftton
cpndtUon of oftise the football team Asarnat Asarnattef As attiat attiattel
tel of fact lie didnt bother much about sbousth aboutth
th condition of the boys partly through throughcarelessnlis throughcarelesanea
carelessnlis partly pa rtly through Ignorance IgnoranceAndyetlio IgnoranceAnd
Andyetlio And yethe made everybody think that he hewas hewas
was doing his work thoroughly This was washis washis
his plan planAs planAs
As soon as an a it Injured player was brought broughtirto broughtito
ito his office the doctor would rub his hisrain hi hihtn
rain and shake his head profoundly profoundlyThen profoundlyrhen
Then he would look down into the anxious anxiousfa nnilouafade
fa fade < e cf the gridiron victim and say saygravely saygravely
gravely gravelyI
I I never before saw an injury exactly exactlylike exactlylike
like this one oneGenerally oneGenerally
Generally the boy would get swelled swelledup
up because he thought he had something somethingthe
the ih matter with him that nobody in this thisWlO thiswhie
WlO whie > world ever lied ad before However Howeverthey Howeverthey
they finally got on to the doctor one day dayWith daywith
With 1oth both feet feetAplayeron feetAplayeron
Aplayeron the scrubs one day got hs hsanlcle ht htsnide
snide twisted so o badly that lie had to be becarried hecarried
carried into the u i > m The doctor as asusual asusual
usual put on a aprotoupd1y profoundly professional professionallook
look v vThlsfisaldhe
Thlsfisaldhe he atlast after pretending pretendingto
to examine theboy Is the strangest case caseI
I ever saw Whyhe went on weighing weighingcaeh weighingS weighingeaeh
S caeh word it is concussion of the liver liverWell liverWell
Well all right returned the pain painwracked painwraclted
wracked patieot butfor Gods sake take takeoff takeOtt
off my shoe and treat it itIt ItIt
It is I funnybut take an ordinary town townfootballlearn tOwnfoobafl
footballlearn foobafl team in a smaller place and it itIs itis
Is always known a as an amateur team teamTlie teamThe
The college elevens are always called pro profe profesionaI
fe fesionaI aional although professional aa it itis Itis
is used In that sjie really means meansjeod
5 jeod This fact was brought forcibly forciblytomymind orqiblytomy
tomymind tomy mind one time when I w went it pier to toioach tocoach
coach a football team teamafter after the regularaeason regular regularf
aeason f son of myfourth year yearat at Newtowji NewtowjiJild NewtowuJild
Jild Newtown by th the way is a thriv thriving tbrivbig ¬
big little village Of 204 souls although althoughan
an a inhabitant of a rival town told me methat methat
that in Newtown proper there were only
189 peopleT Well anyway anywayas as Bobby Gay Gaylor Gayipr
lor wont say saywhen when I struck the ham hamlet hamlet ¬
let I l leund every house barn and fence fencefrom tentsfrom
from ground tp roof sniped with the fol following 101lOwing ¬
lowing posters postersFOOTBALU
NEWTOWX NEWTOI Coached by a University LnlveraftyProfegjlonal UniversityPmfeasloua
Profegjlonal vs ROB ROY ROYAt ROYAt
At Nordbys Pasture PastureX
X B BThl Thl game will be for the lie ama ajnatvr amatsar
tsar championship of Fountain Count CountIsalana County Countylauttans >
Isalana and a pura of 300 The Will WillMgwockers WillIngworkers
Mgwockers of Rob Roy will serve coffee coffeeIt
5 5It
It Is said that France the old Michigan Michiganguard Michiganguard
guard was a man that never could be beput beput
put out ut o tire game but I remember rememberthat rememberthat
that Dad Falrchilfi Fairchildconsidered considered a joke jokeot
ot Account of his enormous height heightput heightputthe put putthe
the Michigan man out of ofagame a game as clean cleanly cleanIN ¬
ly aa 5 one could wish for It was this thisway thisway
way wayIn wayIn
In the lie fall of 1902 John McLean wai waicoaching wamcoaching
coaching Knox college and put a team teamon teamgn
on the field which If all of its members memberswere memberswere
were not amateurs nevertheless nevetheless was a agood agood
good team teamPerhapV teemPerha
PerhapV Perha the star of stars on this stellar slelaraggregation stellaraggregation
aggregation was France the former formerMichigan formerMichigan
Michigan guard then a practicing den
hut be convinced that as a means to the theacquirement theacquirement
acquirement of wealth racing never nesertgain nesertgainuIll again againwill
will be what it was hutthfrarmyof hut thearmy Of those thosowho thosewho
who bring little and expect to take away awaymuch awaymuch
much is still on a war footing It is im imbued Irahued ¬
hued with the spirit of Peter Grumes GrumesThe Crurnesrime
The breeders of thoroughbreds In Ken Kentnoky Kentimoky
tnoky and California have taken up anil anilsent aittisent
sent to market as many yearlings this thisyear thisyear
year as they did last year or the year be before before ¬
fore arid they have as many more coming comingalong comingalong
along They have not thought ofllmUin of limiting limitingIts r rffc
ffc Its output If they cannot sell them themthey themthey
they farm them out with such persons personsPeter as asPeter
Peter Crutnes to struggle with them themEvery tliewEvery
Every Kentuclzlan who breeds thorough thoroughbreds thoroughbredmi ¬
breds declares every time he secures an anaudience anaudience
audience that the market fs being over overstocked overstocked ¬
stocked tut butit it always is the other breed breeder ¬
er who Is 1 doing it It would be an easy easymatter easymatter
matter to limit thoroughbred produce If Ifevery Ifevery
every breeder thought as lightly of hi hiown his hisown
own as he does of his neighbors neighborsIt
It docs not occur to th thesesimple slraplemlndd slraplemlnddfollowers minded mindedfollowers
followers of the horse they feed or bet betupon betupon
upon that an irrevocable change has taken takenplace takenpilcs
place and that it will not change back backagain backagain
again The he spasm that hit the middle middlewest middleaest
west and laid waste to Illinois and Mis Missouri MIsouri ¬
souri which were wont to contribute a amillion a antillicn
million or so to tUe tli work of the im improvemst iraprovemtt
provemst of U the breed of f liar horses ana anathe andthe
the encouragement of Peter Grumes and andsuch andbitch
such was not local but general It hit hityew liltYork
yew York as hard as It hit Chicago and andSt andSt
St Louis LouisTho LoutsThe
The ugly word gambling was made madeto madeto
to appU to t the sport In the east as well wellas wellas
as In the vest The spirit of the gain gambling gainbling ¬
bling law Is s general although its form formand formand
and enforcement Is a matter of state regu regulation regulatlon ¬
lation Tholaw which encourages racing racingin
in New York forbids betting b ttins Early thl thleicason this thisaCdson
eicason the Jockey club which regulates regulatesracing regulatesracing
racing affairs about New York several severalall
all eerablanc of a connection with th thboolcmaklnjr the thebookmaking
bookmaking end of the gme refusing refusingto
to accept any tribute from thq titQ5S who whowere whowere
were enffag tngage4 4 in the makjnrof makingofodda odds The Theproprietors TheproprietorS
proprietors of the courses which ar are con conducted eonducttd ¬
ducted under the jurisdiction of the theJockey theJockey
Jockey oUlb may be deriving revenue in ina Ina
a roundabout way from the old source sourcebut sourcebut
but if f they are tlier therare are not exciting any anycomment anycomment
comment The patrons of the sport do donot donot
not noMcethe notice the difference There is no nolaw nolaw
law against tb the racing of horses in Illi Illinois 1111nols ¬
nois or MlseourJ but there are laws lawsagainst lawsgaInst
against gambling and bookmaking it itstems Itseams
stems comes under that head The pro proprietors proittietor ¬
prietors of raqatracks ra etracks In Illinois and Mis MisSOurt Mi Miburt
SOurt burt admit that they cannot keep their theirestnUlUliments theirestablishments
establishments open without protecting protectingahd protectIngana
ana receiving a stated privilege price pricefrom pricefrom
from the bookmaker bookmakersIt
It b 1ttft aclsnoyrJedg d that there Is Ishwtt
hwtt ptakbjacipg posstktL1 posstktL1ht
ht tnatm tnatmret
ret galtnith an1 iloTectton Qf iEe fta ftaS
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list In Galesburg Ooaeh HolUster ot otNorthwestern ntNorthwetern
Northwestern was mightily afraid of t the theaxWolverine e eexWolverine
exWolverine and that his tears ware warewell war warwell
well founded was proved by the great greatholes gaeatholes
holes that Dr Franco opened up i lu th thpurple the thepurple >
purple Hue HueDr lIneDr
Dr Holllsters mind worked qulukly quluklyFrance qutsklyFrance
France must be put out of the game at atany atany
any cost He called Dad Falrchlld Falrchlldwho PatrchtWwho
who is as game as they make them but butso hutso
so awkward that lie always was an ob object objeet ¬
ject of ridicule on Sheppard field fieldI
I want you to go Into that game a asit asitput 4 4put
put out France Do you oti hear said th thdiminutive the thediminutive
diminutive Methodist football mentor mentorAll mentorAll
All right said Dad gritting W Wteeth hIs hIsteeth
teeth and he ran on to the field and lined linedup ltnedup
up against France and before the theball theballwas ball ballwas
was put In play and while th the umpire umpirewas umpirewas
was JooWug the other way he let fly au auupper altupper
upper alice which caugfttFrance near tb tbJtnockout the theItnockoUt
Jtnockout point of the jaw and fairly fairlylifted alelylifted
lifted him off his feet France bellowing bejlowtawith bellowingwith
with rage jumped up and made or orDad r rDad
Dad with clinched flsta jut jutreferee as tte ttereferee
referee turned around and blew his whis whistle whistie ¬
tie for play to b be resumed The rasuUwas result resultwas
was France was put out of the game for forslugging forslugging
slugging sluggingAnd sluggingAnd
And now If anybody at Northwestern Northwesternspealcs Northwesternpeat
spealcs peat deprecatingly of the playing of ofDad
1 Dad Fairchild the latter alwayshaa alwayshaaa
a defender who who will say sayWell sa saI
I Well he is the only man that aver V r put putFranca pitFrance
Franca out of a a game srameBecausa gameBecause
Because of the rule which forbids the tiiaplaying theplaying
playing of first year men on toy ot the theconerenco theconterece
conerenco coll college gd teams tU the fxashman fxashmanlaaaes frealmeiseaaees
eaaees laaaes in all th middle west univeraitl univerettlesare m mar
ar are rpr represented en < ed this iui year by unusually unusuallystronff unuuuaUstrong
strong teams He has to bft a pretty prettyhusky ptt3husky
husky youngster who raaUes Ws d class classnumeral olnasnumeral
numeral tills fa Down here In Chant Champaign Chantpalgo ¬
paign where in the city park there Is Isbronze iaa iaabronze
bronze group of Indian medicine own ownflanked menflanked
flanked by a a fawn and a panther who whoaro wsoare
are forever prayIng for or the rain which whichnever whichnever
never comes comesthe the rain 1hat is to drlv drlvaway dgive dgiveaway
away the wilting hat so killing to th thfootball the thefootball
football player playerthe the freshmen tlireatea to tohave tohave
have what tIme varsity has nevor Jia4 hada hadachampIonship a achampionship
championship football eleven elevenAa levtpAs
Aa the freshman line material happtq happtqto happaisto
to runrom end to end there Is not a can candidate candidats ¬
didate who weighs leas than 175 pound poundwith poundswith
with one exception This exception is an anelongated anelongated
elongated specimen of immature fresh fwasonanlnlty freshmanlnity
onanlnlty over 6 feet tall who cant tip tipthe tipthe
the beam at 1S5 and who I really believe believeis
is not over 17 though he looks less than 15 15And 15And
And his costume as h he appeared on the thefield thefieldgreat
field fieldgreat great Creear hIs costume A 4 base baseball basebali ¬
ball shirt castoff football pants of Jake JkeStahl JakeStahl
Stahl or some other heavyweight or orblue erblue
blue and one rd stocking which gave him hima
a suggestion of rakishness and shaes shaessizes sheessizes
sizes toolarge for him himFinally himFinaLly
Finally as the freehman squad teas teasbeing a abeing
being depleted the coach was forced ti ticall i icall >
call In this hybrid figure to t play Iett tXl tXlIt eed eedIt
It looked like downright murder to at ushint athim
him up against Moynlhan the 100 pound poundtackle poundtackle
tackle and captain of the varsity Why Whyto
to the writer it seemed as if it would b bbut be bebut
but a moment work for the varsity oa oatalii can cantaut
taut to snap th the other in two But Bu h hdidnt hdldnt
didnt Neither has he nor a any y one olat olatOn la laon
on the first team up to date even ffcoztd ffcoztdthe ftaztdtue
the freshie freshieIt
It really began to get on my nerves i iwe te tesee
we this frail looking boy break throws throwsin rhroghthe
in the varsity line night after n ight ght as ft I Iivas u uwas
was so much paper and bowl over 20o 20opoundess ut utpoundeeagood
poundess poundeeagood gooo men too tonsa as if they were wereso weraso
so many sticks He laid them out right rtgntand rightand
and left while h Itt himself itImaetUnvarlably invariably cam camout caaeout
out of the pile unscathed tnscathed It wasnt wasntright wasntright
right There was something uncanny uncannyabout unuasayabout
about it He seemed impervious to ui injur injurBut jur jurBut >
But of course for everytiiiflfir ihee is a areason areason
reason and finally I got at the seoMt of ofhe esthe
he Invulnerable freshmans playing I Ihad Ihad
had ordered a couple of extra rubbers for forthe forthe
the freshman squaLl and announced that thatI
I wanted every vcry one of them rubbed Jut Jutaa Justas
aa I was leaving the teamroom t a few fewminutes fewminutes
minutes later our young frleud stCBRse stCBRseup stc stcup
up to m me arid asked that J excuse him tram trambeing trambe1ng
being rubbed This naturally surprised surprisedroe urpyidme
roe ae boys as a a rule are fond af lbs lbsrubbing h hrubbing
rubbing table tableTVliy tableWhy
Why do you want to bt be > excua excuaed d 1 1asked I Iasked
asked askedBecause askedBecause
Because I never get hurt hs replied repliedind replIedsad
sad therW was conviction inhls vol vobe vobeNever e eNever
Never get hurt and I laughed laughedNo IaughedNo >
No I eanft he answered qultUr qultUrthough quittiythough
though firmly enough enoughThe enoughThe
The boy Is out of his head I thotigt thotigtHe thovntHe
He must have got a bump in th the bead beadduring badduring
during the scrimmage My looks ei eiltntly e4lenily
ltntly were an Index of my feeHags f fhe iJ iJhe
he quickly added addedNo S SNo
No I cant be hurt for there Is issuch M Msuch
such thing as pain All flesh Is caret I Ia Iam
a am a ChristianSclentisl
with the slate and th the chalk chalk 3t was ti tisans the thesante
sans way In Neir eu York once but New NewTork Newlork
Tork had something in the sport besides besidesmoney beri < 3e 3emoney
money It had the pow power r of continu continuance coittiftuance ¬
ance It could wait until the crowd had hadadapted hadadapted
adapted itself to th new order of t things thingsXoit tng tngJCow
JCow tb the crowd would not change back to tothe an1te
the 1te old order if it could couldWhen couldWhen
When the experts get around to fvntir fvntirthe rov4ew rov4ewthe
the season that has Just closed we wftt b btold be betold
told that It was one of the most zuaceasfe zuaceasfeIn jflfl fH fHin
in the history of racing In this enuntrr enuntrrthat wuntrythat
that several new mlllionalres have rest restter registered
ter tered d colors and that the betting marks markswas rnarklwas
was large clean and healthy There will willbe will willbe
be nothing nothingabout about the army arinyof of poor poorowpes poorowpesthat owpetf owpetfthat
that nuns on Its outside fringe hqplnir hqplniragainst bqptngagaltist
against hope the army ia which Peter PsttrGrumes PeterCrumes
Grumes carries a gun gunThere
5 S SThea
There i is ishi BO chance for P er Grumes AnA
his hi kind in the racing business any more
It la hard to break H t to him himso so abruptly
but here is where th the impulse to b be halest halest1ethej
fetches up against an Irmlsttbla fact aci
Thero was a time when there was not notmany e emany >
many of him and the opportunities to eon
tribute to his support were not confront confrontby
by so many discouraging dffflcutUei 4lflhcutUesa 4lflhcutUesatime a atime
time when ther was a chance for fo him
to collide occasionally with a receipted receiptedbill veceipedbill
bill but there iu not enough to RO around aroundnow erowcdnow
now The Themoney money i is clroulatlcg In an anorbit anorbIt
orbit far above his head He will not re rego e ego
go however The only man that has b been beenknown en enknown
known to quit the racing business ever evmJn everIn
Jn this period of trouble lived down m mIslington itLexington
Lexington and he did not quit unU t Ie Iedoctor e edoctor
doctor asked him If there was any me meag mneasge
ag asge he wished to leave When the tti SBJJI SBJJIacripUon sg sgscription
acripUon for the flower comeiouafl W Wwill s swill
will know that Peter has quit quitThe quita quitThe
The elimination of the peer owrai wn y yM s sesaemtial
esaemtial M Hl l to the rebuilding et raeln raging but fcutunfortunately I IunfortunatI
unfortunately there is no way tocanvtaw to tothe
the poor owner that he does not blfepnjg blfepnjgthat bi bithat
that tire sport la not forhjm for him ThUto ThUtoreflation This Is a arefl
reflation refl tfort on the poor owner IJu aiRjlhft aiRjlhftand myfrua myfruaand
and often i is a ta good a sporUman as a arich > fhe fherich
rich one Moreover ho way fcav have J hien hienrith c n nrich
rich when he started and owe hfs lit litcondition pm i icondition
condition to circumstances with wJtic wJtiche wkIche
he had nothing to do It would be b bfor be befor
for the poor poormznhurnstlfltewete man himself If Im were eiri eiriInated cii ciiInated
Inated That 11 would be better for foraport forsport
sport is incontrovertible The tool h ha habrings
brings to th the mc races do not excite a who whoisome whosome
some interest in the sport Wtie ma ivietaming
1 lining that the turf ie s KeraHy h bea beaIt >
It i ii admitted by tho those e who fSilow t that tfcnhonesty thathonesty
honesty U a matter of sypcdey sypcdeyth xped cy TU TUthr
th thr pursuit of ofthe tbe needed money Is freer freerIf ceer ceerIf
If U Itall H depended upon fJte hedletrtbut fiisjrjbut of ofirnal
Utere woutdmt ieLtOeer S
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