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Jo Biff Suddenly Demonstrates That He Is Strong on Strategy in an Emergency
Lightweight Champion Sure of Victory When
He Faces the Butchertown Boxer
Ad Wolgast, lightweight champion of the world and one of the brightest
lights in the pugilistic sky, arrived yesterday from Los Angeles to prepare
for his meeting with Antone La Grave in this city next-Friday evening.
This marks the first visit which the title holder has paid San Francisco since
"c won the championship from Battling Nelson over at Richmond 13
months ago!
Accompany Wolgast '•ere his wife, his manager, Tom Jones, and his ever
faithful sparring partner. liobo Dougherty. A large delegation of sporting
men, led by Promoter T. Clark. Eddie Graney and other celebrities, were
lined up to greet Wolgast at the Third and Townsend streets depot, and the
kittle fellow was given a great welcome, <
one of the most hearty and auspicious
in fact that has been tendered a cham
pion in many a day.
Five hour**, after the arrival of the'
champion, the referee for the coming
contest was selected. Jack "Welsh, the
choice of "Wolgast and Manager Jones,
was named without a squabble or a
•hitch. He was proposed by Jones, who
intimated that he v.-ouid make a battle
•for it if his rival in the game. Sam
.ti-iek. insisted upon another of
ficial. The choice, apparently, suited
I'Hzpatrlrk .to a nicety, so the deal
was closed without further ceremony,
»omethlna* unusual.in such cases.
. Neither Fitzpatriek nor Jones would
stand for Jack Johnson. "When Tro
■ meter Clark proposed the name of the
''i**** black champion there was a storm.
Both managers rose to their feet at
once and began to protest. •<,. '■
i'There will he no battle if we can't
get anybody but Johnson,*' thundered |
Jones. "I don't want a boxer to referee
under any conditions."'
* "Both myself and I,« Grave will get !
;*f>bs digging ditches if you try to put J
John? over," was Fltxpatrick'S mild
rejoinder. - *~
These outbursts were enough to con
vince Clark that he'could not hope to!
have the champion in the ring with
the little fellows. He stalled a while,
but he soon realized that his chances
bad been crushed..
■ Wnlgast and Jones are also very par
ticular about the forfeit money. Jones
insists that I-a Grave be compelled to
put up a separate forfeit for appear
ance as well as weight. This means
that the total sum will reach $2,000
instead of Jl,ooo, as the fans had been
lofiking for. -
"Wolgast is the champion and he is
not .taking any chances," says Jones.
"I want la. Grave to post two separate
forfeits,-one for weight and. the other
for appearance. If he does not,make
o the weight then I want it understood
that the $1,000 which he posts with
John Clark will be drawn j down by
Wolgast. This Is only fair, and I am
giving plenty of warning in the mean
time. The same goes If Wolgast fails
to make IS3 pounds ringside."
The champion looks just as dapper
and as spry as ever. '!■• gallantly
helped his bride off the train and then
faced the crowd.that gathered to meet
him. The little fellow.was quick to
recognize his old time friends and com
menced dealing his good, right hand
without delay. Two minutes after his
arrival "Wolgast was entirety at home
and at case. '* ' -•
Waiting automobiles conveyed the
champion and his party up town. The
usual order of business, was lived, up
to, and the party circled around for an
hour or more, taking In the sights. It •
was. Mrs. Wolgast'e first visit to the
city and she was greatly interested In
the various - sights. Wolgast, ,;. too.
quickly noted the various improve
ments. * * * .*•■ •!
Late in the afternoon the little cham
• plon found his way out to the Seal
Bock house at the .ocean,beach, where
he had already established - training
"quarters. lie got right on the, job
without loss of time and arranged
things to suit himself. Brig. ' and
early this morning. Wolgast will be
on the road and In the' afternoon he
will repair to the gymnasium.
"I am ready to. enter.: the ring to
morrow," said the champion after he
had: settled down. ' "That mixup'with
■Memsic was Just*a warmer for me.
Why. I had not even got started when
it was all over, - And Memslc "is .-a
tougli one, make no mistake. '„ He can
beat a lot of them who are hollering
for a chance at my'scalp. I have a lot
of respect for him. . ■." '
"Don't be afraid thai I will take any
chances with La Grave. I will get into
condition and I do not -have far to
travel either.- They tell me that he Is
a tough, rugged fellow who can take
quite a lacing. Well, the tougher they
are the better I like them. I know that
I can win. especially at It Is a twenty
round battle. Give -me the Marathon
every time.*^aßClpHoß)flHßESt^^
. "I am sorry that I could not get here
several days ago as I Intended, but
they, kept me In the* courtroom most
of the time,, so -the-best. I did:was to
wait around for the slginal to depart.
But I will make the best of my ..time
now that I am here. : Five or six days,
. work will fit me for a fifty round
battle and I know that this one will
never go twenty.'" ?'cHMHBNfII
The -chances are that the fans: will
be willing to wager at least 2 to 1 on
Wolgast:against La Grave.. While.the
contest looks one sided, 11,7 the in
terest is very great, principally for the
reason that; the king of -the light
weights' is to '.. show here for. the first
time since he annexed his title.
- Wolgast extends a hearty Invitation
to* all .the fans to come out to the
beach and watch him -' go through:his
workouts from now on. He will do
a lot of gymnasium'--' work this"• after
noon .but, the chances 'are that he will
not on the gloves with Dougherty
- 4111 tomorrow.
Thorsen Is Jumped on by Sox
for Ten Runs in Three -
, Innings
[Special^ Dispatch to The Call]
LOS ANGELES. March 24.—The Bos
ton hed Sox added another scalp to
their collection this afternoon by de
feating the Angels in the second game
of their series by an 11 to 4 Store.
The game was too one sided in the
first five innings to be interesting. The
defeat of the Angels may be charged
directly to the condition of Babe Thor
sen, who warmed',up nicely, but went
into the box half fit and with a sore
arm that prevented him from putting
anything-on the ball. Ho stayed on
the mound for two and a half innings,
during which time the Boston sluggers
found him for 10 hits and eight runs,
including one triple and two doubles.
After Boston had scored its eighth run
in the third with none out Dillon took
Thorsen out of the box and sent in
Kddle Klein, but the game already had
been won by Boston.
The first inning was a frightful ex
hibition by the Angels. Only four
errors were charged against Dillon's
tossers In* the entire game, but leniency
by the official scorer accounts for this,
as there must have been at least IS
misplays in the first round. Gardner
led off with a double to center. Hooper
bunted to Thorsen, who hesitated until
"both runners ..were safe. Speaker
singled to center and Gardner scored.
Lewis grounded to Dillon, who held
the other runners on the bags. , Wag
ner put the ball Into a. pot of paint
over against the bulletin board . and
Hooper * end ', Speaker registered, Wag
ner going to third. Janvrln fouled to
Akin, and Bradley lifted a dinky fly
back of Delmas, and he and Daley and
Teck ran Into close conference and
watched the ball drop safely between
them, while Wagner tallied. ■'.' Madden
raised a high one to short right and
Teck muffed it, Bradley scoring. Wood
ended the misery by grounding out to !
Dillon. * Another calamitous round was ;
number three, when four • more runs ;
were chased, across the pan by the |
Sox. * Los Angeles did not get started
scoring until the seventh, when they j
touched Hall for two doubles and one
run. In the eighth Inning three more
hits, one a triple by Dillon and a double
by Smith again, netted three runs.
The score: s .
AB. R. BH. PO. A.E.
Akin.* 3b...r...; ....2 0 1-2 1
Metxger, ss 5 0 1 0 fi 0
Teck. r. f ".. 5 0 0 0 0 1
Daley, c.t. » . ...4 1 0 4 1 0
Dillon. lb." -..-*... 4 1 2 3* 1 0
Delmas. 2b I 2 2 0 ** 0
Moore, 1. f.... :.l 0 0 0 0 1
Deal.* t. t:■'.'. .....8 0 0 1 f I i
Abbott, c....... 2 .0 2 2 0 0
Thorsen. p... o o 0 0 o o
Klfln. p. 4 0 0 ft 4 0
Smith, c..... 2 0 2 2 0 0
Total ..87 "t.lO 27 IT r"i
boston 'J_3S_D£sp|
AB. R. BH. PO. A.E.
Gardner, 2b "S 2* 4. 0 5 0
Hooper, r. f.........../. 3 12 1 0 0
Speaker, c. f... :..4 1 IS 0 0
I*--*-!**. I. f SO 2-11 o 0
Wagner, ss 3 a, 1 2 3 0
Janvrln, 8b... •". 4 1 O 0 0 1
Bradley, 1b..r...., R 3 3 10 1 0
Madden, c..:.......... JV 1 1 II 10
Mahooe.T, r. f 1 0 10 0 0
Wood, p.......... 4 1110 1
Hall, p.......:.. 10 0 0 10
. Total ".......38 11 1* 27 11 2
Los Angeles oooeoiae—
. Baeehita 0 13 O 1 0 2 3 „ I—lo
Boston 5 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 O—II
Basel-its ..'...;:.6., 2 4 It 1 0 0 2 o—lß
: Hits made—Off ,Thorsen, 10 and 8 runs in 2
innings: off Wood. 4 In 6 Innings. ■ Three base
bits.-Wagner. Dillon.-.: Two base hits—Gardner,
Madden. Dillon, Dtlmas, Smith, Mahonej*. „Sacr
ifice- hits— Lewis (2), -, Hooper. Stolen - baae—
J-LDTrln. First base on called bells— TW
sen a. off Hall 4. off Klein 3, off Wood I. Struck
ont—By Wood ». by Klein a, by Hall 2. Double
-Gardner to Wagner to Bradley: ; Klein to
Abbott. .Wild pitch**—Klein (2). Passed balls
—Madden . (21. Abbott. Hit by pitched" bill-
Speaker by Thorsen. Time 'of . game 2 hours.
McGreevy, ''^"iMMHB_H_H_t
• ■—'»*.... . '..
DENVER, March Without erar permitting
.his opponent to assume the offensire for a "mo
ment.- Frank Gotch, holder of the world's wrest
ling championship, defeated Tom Jenkins, former
champion,; In - two straight f alia at the. Audito
rium here tonight. Both falls were gained with
a half neiwin and crotch hold, the first In IT
minutes 30 seconds and the second In 13 minutes
37 seconds. The match was fast and garage from
the start.
. a i. i .1 ■:*.-::
, ST. JOSEPH. 1 Mo.. March 4; 21. -In the * first!
exhibition game <■'. Hie season the St. Paul team j
of the American association defeated,the St. Joe
.Western lea-rue team' "l'*.v> 3; to i * : ..I
Captain of the Lick school’s track team and the teams star sprinter.
On the right is Captain Dick Smith, and on the left is S. Rosenthal, the
100 pound sprinter of the school.
BosionianS) Play Bush Ball and Danny
Long's Pennant Chasers Win 9-3 Game
* The task of beating John .I. Taylor's recruits seems to be as easy for
the Seals as drawing their salaries. The case with which our minor leaguers
are bowling over these ambitious young tossers, who aspire to play in the big
brush, is getting monotonous. Another defeat Was the visitors' share of yes
terday's conflict at Recreation park, and while defeats are at times excusable,
there is nothing "to offer for the Bosnians' showing. Nine to three tells
the story. The recruits gave just a plain exhibition of how the national pas
time is played in sandlots. It was a painful one for the small gathering of
fans to sit through. *
. The game was entirely devoid of interest. The Bostonians were beaten
from the outset and,, as the game pro--*
gressed, their chances of victory- be
came more remote, y Lorig's tossers
broke into the running early by open
ing up. on Moser, formerly of Oakland
in the initial frame, and sampling his
delivery for four blngles, which netted
a like number of runs. This seemed to
encourage the local players as they
kept on fattening their lead during the
succeeding innings.
Moser lasted three frames on the hill
and was retired on account of lack of
ammunition. . O'Brien waS" t"**te gun
man to succeed Moser,'and he went
along for thrafi^jframes.*' but did not
prove to be a sharpshooter of any ex
ceptional ability. Pale, a husky youth,
finished ; out the Job: and he showed
something more than good health by
getting through the remaining innings
by allowing but * one hit and nary a
run. y „; .- " , . - ■ *
Eastley worked the *.. opening ■ four
frames when Miller "* went In as . a re
lief. The former was a. mark, too, as
the Sox banged him about rather free
ly. Miller went through his 'part
without missing any of his lines and
he showed a clean sheet while on the
hill,; as the. four hits made oft him re
sulted in naught.
.' Powell started .the cannonading In
the opening round by bombarding one
of Moser's • offerings into center. Mc-
Ardle * raced ; out ;an infield hit. Ten
nant " leaned against one, which .tapped
the rightfleld fenc/s and Powell In the
meantime * found his way home. y Car
man walked, filling the;bags. "Captain
Mohler honored '*,us with a double,
which cleared: the paths, -y. .>>;"'*:
" The Reals helped themselves to .two
more runs in the second " frame on a
couple of safe. hits. Powell walked and
McArdle was belted In the slats* by one
of : Moser's • curves. Melchlor trans
planted a - hit into " right and Powell
and McArdloj arrived on time.
•"{y-ie l Sox'.* scored In the third when
they touched up Eastley for three hits,
which were turned into two runs. » Two
had been - retired ** when \ Perry I singled
by second.**.'^Hollls singled by third and
then Nebtnger singled to center, scor
ing Perry and Hollis.. . ,_,
Some high and lofty tumbling on the
part of * the; Sox gave the Seals' a run
In the .third.* Mohler reached -first on
Buslck's '■: error. Berry was . safe •' on
Moser's error and then ,'; the runners
moved - along ion\ an f error ,by Thomas.
Eastley's single „to center scored
.-.With O'Brien on the hill (in. the fifth,
Mohler r was * allowed ' to - take first ?on
four, wild ' ones'." Schmidt forced : Mohler
at second but Miller "did some good, by
hitting; safely., to right. . . Powell was
hit by a pitched ball. ' McArdle picked
— : - ; ——— — " i.y7'--»
out a ripe one and slammed it. into
safe territory, scoring Miller and
Both Miller and Dale worked out the
game and held the enemy in check
„ . AB. R. BH. PO. A. J*.
Perry, c. f.. 4 12 3 1 (I
g»"i"- •*• «... 4 110 5 0
Nebringer, Sb .....5 0 2 •>" 1 0
F.ngie 2b... .*....... 5 0 o■**0 ■** *■* so
J"*****, 1. f.. -.4 12 0 0 0
Myers 1b.......... 4 0 0 10 0-0
Busk-*, ». s .....8 0 1 i 42
Thomas, c. ...3 0 1 .1 0 1
Moser, p ;. 1 0 „ 0 « 1
•Thoney 1 0 loo" 0
O'Brien, p 100 020
Dale. p....*....-..........,1 0 1 0 0 0
Sheehan. c. ...:... 1 0 0 -2 2 0
Total ........37 I'H' 2f IB "4
SAN. FRANCISCO ,■■.,■*.. ,-■■ .'
„ „ , * .; AB. R. BH- TO. A. E.
Powell. 1. f,„..„„ 3 2 13 0 0
McArdle, s.s.. , 3 2 2 1 3 0
Molchlor, r. t .......30 1 1 0 0
Tcnnsnt, lb 5 l 2 7 •> 0
Carman, c. f .' 4 1 13 00
Vitt, 8b...T..;....;-.'.... 4 00010
MoWer. 2b.......*........ 2 1 11 1 0 0
Berry, c,.... ...2 0 0 3 0 0
Eastley. p. .20 020 0
Schmidt, c............... 2 1 0; C, 00
Miller, .p..... ........ 2 1 1 ,0 1 0
Total ........" ....32 9"027~7 "0
•Batted for Moser. in the fourth. . . ■■■■■(
Boston .0 0.21 n 0 0 0 o—B
Baaahlts 0 1 3 3 0 1 2 1 o—ll
San Francisco 4 2 1 0. 2 0.00 x_ a
Bacchus *,4 2 0 0 2 00 1 x_ 9
': Seven runs and six lilts off Moser in three in
nings; three runs and seven hits off Eastley in
four tannings: - two -: runs '■ and, > three hits - <_>
O'Brien in three Innln-r--. »* Two base hit—Mohler
Sacrifice "■ hit—Melchlor. *x Stolen •■ bases—Perrr"
Hollla, i Nebringer, 1 Rifrsert (2), Melchlor. First
base on called halls—Off Moser 2, off Eastley 1
off O'Brien 4. off Miller 1. Struct out— By East
ley 3, by O'Brien 1. by Miller 0, by Dale 1.; Hit
by - pitcher—McArdle -by Moser. ,= Melchior by
O'Brien, Buatck by Miller. Double plays— Buslck
to Engl» to Myers, McArdle to Tennant. Passed
Thomas (2). Time of fame- I hour and
*50 minutes. Umpire—Htldebrand. • :.
♦_. , . . -i- — -.... A
-. __ —_♦
JACKSONVILLE, March 24.—First race fire
and a half furlongsPaxton*; 15 to l won-
Donaidn, 10 to J. second; Sam-Matthews. ' 13 to
1, third. y Time, 1:00 2-5. , .*'■,'*
;" Second race, sir furlongs—Lady Orlmar 8 to 1
won; Goldenl Pearl," 1 to 10, second:. Wardon "6
to 1, third. Time. 1:14 2-5. * y . ' ""
Third race, sit furlongs—Plate Glass. 15 to 1
won; : Snrlngmas,. 40 I to. 1. - second; It vestra &
to 1. third. Time. 1:14 1-3.;; - -.., . '... ' °
* Fourth race, one mile—Aspirin, 9 to 10, won •
Star; Charter, 7- to 2. second; All. Red. 10 to l'
third. Time, 1:413-5.
v*. Fifth race, six furlongs—' Bird, 8 to 1,
won; lima, 2 to I,*. second; * Firewood, 40 to 1.
third. :. Time. 1:14. . ;, , ... ,:.•.. *y
**"-' Sixth race, mile -and an Goleonda, 7
to •1, won; First' Peep, * 5 to -2, * second; . Toco
laligo, 3 to 1, Uilrd. Time, 1*36 3.-0. -■-■ *- -■■■-•
Relay Races Give Promise of
Plenty of Excitement to
The third semiannual track and field!
•hampjonships of the San Francisco
subleague will be decided at the Pre
ddio athletic grounds this afternoon.
In past meets the various events
lave brought out many close finishes,
lumbers of them being won at- the
ape. '.Today's events promise more of
-hese hairbreadth decisions.. - This ap
plies particularly in the sprints.
In the .100 and 120 pound divisions
lome interesting . races are * looked | for.
In the 100 pound class, the Lick men
■•lace great faith In the ability of Sld
ley Rosenthal to annex the sprints for
he school. Rosenthal has been show
ng up in great form during the last
wo weeks in training and will take a
ot of beating* in his class.
' The relay races will be the last
■vents- of the day... They give promise
if .furnishing lots of excitement,*. The
anlimlted relay races will be hotly con
:ested,as Cogswell, Lick. Wllmerding
md Lowell all have relay teams of con
dderable speed, i -
Captain Dick Smith of the Lick team
stated yesterday that he hoped to see
lis team repeat the victory of last
•ear. Smith looks for victories in both
he sprints and the,44o events, as well
is annexing the relay race. With these
Irst i places, together with places in
Jther, events. Lick looks like a probable
ivlnner. ' *::•
The meet ,will-start at .1:30 sharp,
md Chairman j Dodd of the track : com
■nlttee states that those athletes j who
ire not at the starting line at that time
for the first event will be disqualified
for that race.
"'. ■■_ i a"_"n ■ , ■
Vallejo Ball Fans to
Have Lively Year
VALLEJO, March 24.—The Claw C
eague will open Its season on Sunday,
April 9, and the Pastime nine of this
Jity will meet one of the fast traveling
'earns at the Cycodrome on that: date.
"The Pastimes are rapidly rounding Into
shape and should be able , to' give the
sther aggregations in the league a hard
run for the pennant lA **
The Pastimes will play the Peerless
-offee team of San Francisco at '*. the
Cycodrome a' week from, next Sunday,
iccordlng to advices received here from
Manager Jack Orr. , : The , Coffee ■ aggre
gation is one of the best amateur teams
n San Francisco. , ■
Managers Twitchell and "Ward of the
fS. Dannenbaum baseball team have in
structed their : colts to; appear at the
Cycodrome next Sunday morning for
several hours' practice, The Dannen
ijauros will meet the Independence nine
l week ' from Sunday and also have a
■fame in view with • the Globe Trotters
Barly next month.
Fred Green, the local recruit who is a
candidate . for a * pitcher's job on the
Oakland', Coast league' team, will be in
the box for the Pastimes' next Sunday
afternoon, when -they meet the Carroll
Ac Tilton's of San Francisco. Tony
Blanco, their regular twirler, : ; will -be
unable to play owing to other engage
The recently organized S. M. Levee
baseball team of this city has for
warded* a challenge to Charles Grennan,
who is looking out for the interests of
the Globe; Trotters,'* and >: ay game will
probably be arranged between j the' two
nines to be -played early, in April. ' The,
Levees expect to receive their new uni
forms some time next week. -
'1 1 "1 ' 1' e> ■'-''"' -
LIVERPOOL, March 24.—Tbe Grand National i
Steeplechase handicap, of 8.000 sovereigns, foe 51
rear olds and upward, was won today by Glen-i
side, an outsider, against whom the betting was 1
20 to 1. • Rsthnally was second and Shady Girl
third. • Twenty-six horses started.
Lutteur HI, the French winner of the erent In |
1909. whs a hot faTorlte, but fell on,the second
round of the course, which was four miles and
SSO Tarda, i Nine other horses followed tbe exam
ple of the farorlte and went down. -
Foxhall P- *' Keene * was, represented by -. Pre
centor 11, which . failed to get a place In the
same race a year ago, and John Jacob Aator had
two entries. '.'■',... - r "
■ , . i , ». i , .;
BERKELEY, March 24.—The * first game of
the 1911 - rarslty - Intercollegiate. baseball > series
will be called promptly at 2:30 tomorrow after
noon *on California field. It is • the nineteenth
time that California and Stanford baseball teams
hare met.* California is sending a team of ret
srana . Into ' tbe Held. Only * one man, Goodwin,
lias not yet won his big: C.*' ..
in ' ■ ■ ■■ i ■ *—■———«i i I ,n ii u\ ■ isa—»_—__—sms—■
San Francisco's Finest Buffet
Will Open in Its Hew Home
Saturday, March 25
Management Ed R. Barry .
_-____________________________________^_____ I
Was Owner of St. Louis Nation
als and Prominent Figure
in Baseball
CLEVELAND. March 24. — Stanley
Robison, * owner ; of the St. Louis Na
tional league baseball club, died of
blood poisoning at the home of his
sister 7in "law, Mrs. Frank de Haas
Robison, today.
. Stanley. Robison was born at Du
buque,* la., in 1837, and lived there
until 1880, with the exception of. four
years spent In Northwestern university,
Evanston, 111., from which he was grad
uated tin ,187$. :'He was educated as a
civil engineer. While in college he was
noted as an athlete, playing shortstop
on the baseball team. '
In 1880' Mr. .-Roblson and Frank de
Haas Robison came to Cleveland,* and
In partnership with Charles .Hathaway
built the ■ Superior and Payne avenue
streetcar lines. Later they sold out to
the Consolidated company, operated ..by
the late Marcus A. Hanna, • and em
barked in the baseball business as, own
ers of the Cleveland club, "When the
National league changed from a 12
club to an eight club circuit in 1899 the
brotHers transplanted their club to St.
Developed Champion Teams
ST. LOUIS, March 24,— Stanley
Robison first; became identified with
baseball in St. Louis in 1899, He and
his ! brother, Frank de Haas Robison,
owners of the National league base
ball club of Cleveland, transferred
their , club and franchise to St, Louis,
The two brothers continued to own and
operate the club until 1908, when Frank
de Haas Roblson died, ;. : '-
Since then Stanley Robison has been
the : principal owner, The Robisens
bought the Cleveland club in 1889 and
developed one of the ,: greatest .'. teams
that ever played in the National league.
In 1895 and 1896 the Cleveland team
played Baltimore for the Temple cup,
Herman D.Zekcamp. treasurer of
the club,' said today that the spring
series between , the American league
and National league teams in St, Louis
will be played as scheduled,
Zekcamp said the funeral probably
will be held Monday, on which day,no
game is scheduled, and that he and
Manager Roger Bresnahan will go to
Cleveland after Sunday's game, The
spring series will start tomorrow,
Club Goes to Heirs
CINCINATI. March 24,—When August
Herrmann, chairman of . the National
baseball i commission, was informed of
the death of Robison he was surprised
and shocked. . * ". . ' ''..■■■
"Whoever Mr. Roblson's ■ heirs are,"
he said, ''theyA will be owners of the
St.; Louis club . and***. franchise, ilf Ithey
are his* nieces they as well as the mem
bers of the National league may decide
that the club be sold.".
President Lynch's Tribute •;■
NEW "YORK, March J4.—"The death
of Stanley, Robison takes ■ from the '■ na
tional-pastime* one of Its prominent
figures," said President Lynch of the
National league today when told - that
the *> owner *of the St. Louis : Nationals
had passed a^*y.'WßaWSkWf*Wa9BKßXm
•'.' "Stanley Robison was a true sports
man and' ever had the Interests of his
club and-the National league at heart,"
said President Lynch.'j^ByßMJßßl
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Kentucky Racing Men
Frame New Rules
-LEXINGTON, '.Ky., March 24.—
Changes .In; the rules for - Kentucky
racing, doubly important "In view, of
the death of racing, in New York, were
passed by the Kentucky racing com
mission here today..■,■'■'- ~- •
It Is now provided,that In meetings
at tracks - whose immediate '.*, territory
contains fa ' population,: of y more than
100,000 meaning Latonla' and '** Louis
ville —no purse?at a" *.'spring meeting
shall; be ; for less :than:ssoo. nor at au
tumn meetings for less than * $400. In
cities of between 30,000 and 40,000 pop
ulations-referring to Lexington
purse limits are ; $300 and $250 for 'the
respective: eeasons.*^BßM_MMNHfi9_i
After 1911 all guaranteed stakes;are
to be prohibited. This means . that ' the
Latonla derby, for example,: must give
to the .winners' all .fees paid ,in ; for en
tries and: declarations instead of being
held to ; be;guaranteed $3,000 value.
Captain Wolverton of y Oakland
U Pleased With the New
comer's Style 7 t
OAKLAND, March 24.—The Oaks had ;
a fine workout at Freeman's park this I
afternoon, 20 players being in uniform'
and going through their stunts under
the direction. of Manager Harry ffet
verton. .It was originally Intended to
have a real game between the Regulars
and Yannlgans, but Wolverten changed
his mind at the last minute and Jet it
go at a good all around,workout,
■,•** "Red' Bowser, the sensational Flint
outfielder, was In uniform for the first
time and showed a world of class, Wol
verten gave his pitchers the order ,to
smoke the pellet ever the pan when
Bowser came to bat, The recruit showed
that he was ; there with the willow by
slamming the ball to the most remeta
corners of the lot, After seme batting
practice Bowser placed first base, not
wanting to, get too far away from the
home : plate, as his throwing arm is
hardly in condition yet. "Red" accepted
the. many chances offered him like a
real ball player and Wolveron was par
ticularly pleased with the form dis
played by the newcomer^
The regular , players were on deck
with the exception of Maggart and
Mitae. Mag-ran had a date. with the
doctor and Mitse Is a little bit under
the weather-, Maggart injured* the shin
bone of his right foot |a week ', ago and
has I been 'limping ever •■ since. v Nelson,
Christian { and Jim Wigga worked *j out
with Tiedemann, and Bunny, Pearce ac
cepted the offerings of Pernoll. Knight
and President Ed Walter,. The big chief
of the Oaks had a world of speed on the
ball and if any of his pitchers fail him
this year .. he could Jump in and do "a
whole lot of good far himself and his
club,. ■^t&p&x&i%S&SiSp&Spt&&&RßM
• The Oaks will play- the Phoenix team
of, St.* Mary V' college Sunday afternoon
at Freeman's park and Monday will
leave for Sacramento to . start th**
initial series against the" Senator.-*.
Knight will probably pitch the opening
—- :—
PARIS,-March 24.—American rare Ijorse own
ere carried off two crests at the meeting at
UaUona - Lafitte * today. The Prlx.Callalstrate.
for 3 year, olds, rallied '■ at 81.60-1. : distance ene
mile, was tron "b.r Frank J. , Gould's C«mbourg.
Nash Turner* Frland if captured the- Prix' dii
Uoudan. a selling event of $600, distance W i
furlongs, ■■'*;-■'."' x *- * ••
' "i* . . ■"— • .
VAtiLEJO, March 24.- ("hart'■■. Orcnnaa. who*
is looking out far the interests of-the Palm
sthletle club of this, city, states "that he will
not hold any fistic events at big partlion until
some time * : in May. He. will then arrange >i A
card from S among- the local strappers and men.
from the big cruisers which, will be' at" Mara
'aland during- tliat month. k
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