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^H|| Fine Baseball Game Yester1
SWrmont Normal won from the High
BSjtoot In a close and Interesting game
NgaHk* small crowd of rooters yesterK|
a afar game; striking out slxt'eea men
H and allowing only three scattered hits.
p making their score In the first inning
Dly and stole to second, scoring on a
fefThe Normal's slow fielding of the ball
HB^Elg and indifferent base running
Bwpj|ptlte two most glaring faults whlct
Mnlng when Miller struck out but wa>
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I Her aroppea mo uuu. i muiu^uvi.
safely1 and reached second but
he outfield and reached second
n .the fielder attempted, unsucin
struck out and Hess walked,
.pitcher continued wild and pered
Hamilton to walk with the
s; fulL Shrlver scored on a hit
j/Atklna and Hess was out when
ttempted to score on the same
e second game of the series will
Iftyed May 29 ?nd the Normal is
pilned to get revenge for the two
il won from them last winter, by
I Two-bass hit?Ramsey. Stolen bases
-Watklns, Miller, Shrlver, Moran,
[ess, Turkovitcb, Knight, Hamilton,
eft on bases?Normal, 10; H 'sh
chool, 2. First on balls?OH Ounis
1/Tables oil W. V. U.
Penn State won from West Virginia
Diversity at Morgantown yesterday
i a baseball match which is describ1
as being "listless" and which was^a
estaJble something called "pep"
^^^erized the game^ from begin
IoXaifeWt?Mingle, JohnBon, Rod;
Maderla. Three-base ^hit?EwSacrifice
fly?Rodgers. Stolen
iQrubb, 2. Hits?Off Latterner,
5 Innings; off Oandy, 3 in 4 lnStruck
out?By^ H?wa^'t ^
B pitched ball?Adams. First 011 balls
| flhaving may be ibollahed In France.
| And heretofore we have bad each a
^^^^H^Winnlng ball gamtg from Babe-Rath
loet tiro ball games .and won
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MATTY MAKES USE OF 01
pi
By PAUL PURMAN
A few days ago the Cincinnati Reds
bunted Phil Doughlas out of a bill
game.
The performance was interesting benotion
xntlinM tlinn itc of.
(.uuoo ui no luiuxji tuu" vi
feet.
The cause was that once Christy
Matthewson had been bunted out of a
game himself and he never forgot it.
This season when he took charge
of the Reds at Shreveport he spent an
hour a day teaching his men to bunt. [?>
"Bunting is invaluable to a team fr
when opposed by a big pitcher," Matty
explained. "Successive bunts rat- ji
tie a big man, who has trouble hand- ,.
ling slowly hit balls down in his territory
and the coolest man in the busi- 01
ness is likely to throw away a ball a
game under those conditions." lr
Then Matty went on to explain how <ji
this was brought home to him in a
game at St. Louis a few years ago. 1
The game was engineered by Miller th
Huggins, one of the best guessers in wl
the league.
Formerly Matty had had little trou- Li
Baseball at a Glance. "
NATIONAL LEAGUE!.
Results Yesterday.
Pittsburgh, 12; Philadelphia, 4.
Chicago, S; Boston, 0. L:
Other games postponed; wet ground.
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oianaing or me oiuds.
W. L. Pet. th
Chicago 21 9 .70S in
Mew York 13 7 .650 ,i.
Philadelphia ....13 9 .591 ti.
St. Louis 14 10 .583
Cincinnati 12 17 .414
Boston 8 12 .400 <,<,
Pittsburgh 9 18 .333 " .i
Brooklyn 6 14 .300 sn
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Games Scheduled Today.
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at New York.
Cincinnati at Brooklyn. pa
Chicago at Boston.
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AMERICAN LEAGUE. fu
no
Results Yesterday.
Chicago, 3; Philadelphia, 2.
Mew York, 5; St. Louis, 2; eleven .
innings.
Washington, 5; Detroit, 1.
Boston, 5; Cleveland, 1.
co
Standing of the Clubs. be
\V. L. Pet.
Boston N. 17 7 . 708
New York .... .Vv> 15 9 625 "j?
Chicago 19 12 .613
Cleveland 15 15 .500 f?
St. Louis T 14 15 .483 ?'r
Detroit 30 16 .385 -*
Washington 10 16 .385
Philadelphia 7 17 .292 u
Games Scheduled Today.
Boston at Cleveland. a
New York at St. Louis. ?F
Wasington at Detroit.
Philadelphia at Chicago.
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SOME GOOD FOOTBALL MATERIAL ,0'
High school under classmen turned cc
out well yesterday for the first foot- 111
ball practice of the spring. Nine of co
last year's squad will graduate this th
spring thus necessitating the develop* wi
ment of a new eleven and to this end
Coach Moore has started spring practice.
There is some good material in th
the school and under the efficient .
coaching of Moore a team will doubtless
be developed which will be in W1
every way the equal of last year's. th
c/^bum! bum'.
/ wove beeo ban<
v away at that
- j target alu ap
a roou an" heve
(7+ -j atvbm graze rd
<m.lt attewyc *wffcg?r?
. manofaciurlug
i pacrshunw- ,gg|l
wnwwwwwilmm
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J) time defeat
to win games.
jj
|y
e In beating the Cards and Huggins
amed on him.
"The first man up bunted perfectly,"
atty said. "So did the second and
ird. The second man was thrown
it, but the last thing in the world
ball club would expect was a bunt
om the third man and the infield
dn't play for it. The fourth and
'th men crossed the club with bunts,
was working my head off fielding
ose litle dumped balls, so was Myers
!to was catching me."
The score is not important. St.
mis had a big inning, enough to win
INDUSTRIAL
FAIRMONT
The new blacksmith shop of the Ilelick
Foundry is completed except for
e covering of the roof and the glass
the skylight and it is hoped to have
e machinery installed within a short
ne. The building is large, roomy
id well lighted and will materially
crease the capacity of the factory
ice the space in the old building
-t-t, ~ i^.,1 U?? Klnsil,
HUH IS 11UW uuuupieu U v (.110 uidi/nlith
shop will bo devoted to foundry
jrk.
Workmen were today engaged in
inting a trestle of the Monongahela
ilway in the yards below the city
id repairing a short section of the
ick. The trestle was gone over carelly
and covered with a water-proof
n oxidixlng paint.
Extensive mining operations are be5
begun by the Orr Mining company
ar Chiefton. A large acreage of
ttsburgh coal was purchased by the
mpany and mining operations were
gun some time ago. There are two
lenings in the hill side, the tipples
ive been completed and cars are
ilng loaded at both places. A score
more frame houses are being erectfor
the miners and it seems probae
that a mining town will spring
> here. The headquarters of the
mpany are at Wilsonburg, near
arksburg, but a new headquarters
branch office will probably be osbllshed
soon at the site of the mining
lerations.
A new mine is being opened on the
le of the Monongahela railway bear
the Fair grounds by a new mining
mpany organized by three well
town local men. A siding 1b being
nstructed to the mine, which is on
e F. M. Meredith farm, and the mine
ill be in operation very soon.
> <
The guys who have been spending
eir coin on New York boing matches
lould buy Gov. Whitman a floral
-eath or something appropriate like
at
I /VJHO cAi^'sHotrrlA
/wXV ?AY, 0Ot IN )
MlJ ARIZONA ONE PAY I A?
IWR6 HONTiW POCKS AW ?<n
?R' VAN' iNstpe <* -TEN/ ^Ke rr
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W ^J^NtwrY"-NINE I^WUNOWP
LGAINST BIG PITCHERS!
ttUfr&INS
the ball game. Bunt followed bunt
and a wild throw or two told the fitory.
Matty took that experience as a lesson
and will work it out on his own
ball club. He has already started and
it. will not be surprising if several
big National league pitchers don't feel
the sting of defeat just because of that
fact.
Miller Huggins is a great exponent
of the bunt. It made him a successful
hitter when ho was playing regularly.
Huggins was small and did not have
the strength to be a slugger but for
years he kept near the top of the list
by bunting and outguessing the opposing
pitchers.
Practically every major league manager
will admit that bunting at the
right time is the best kind of inside
baseball, yet most of them make no
attempt to teach their players the bunting
game.
One reason for this probably Is that
players do not like to bunt. They
want to wallop the ball and it is hard
to get them out of the notion.
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SMS S MUSEUM I
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Some Decidedly Interesting f
and Valuable 'Exhibits ,
pave Been Assembled. f,
s
An interesting and ur/.pie as well 0
as anhistorical exhibit of revolution- ti
ary and other early implements, ar- c
tides, etc., has been gathered together ti
by the pupils of the History depart- n
inent of the High school under the ai
efficient direction of Miss Dora Lee i
Newman of the History department jt
as a nuceus to the establishment of a;
a Marion County Historical Museum.
For some time the pupils have been ?
gathering together articles used in the a
early days of the country and these \
were recently assembled in cases in t
the history department where they c
form an attractive exhibit. n
Agriculture implements such as the tl
flail, sickle, wooden sieve, etc., the
re,
I MFPIfTI
Friday and
On Friday morning we will put on
bnand splinter new summer necktie
ties that are the choice ot the smart
7 5c Values,
Take a look at the display In our
will be glad to show you still more
Sam B. 1
Leading Clothier, Hal
SQUIRREL FOOD-|
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OP ONB. POCK Jl I fA?J 60 VOO
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WAR
All experience has said
had a good deal of warn
All prophecies and we;
indicate that we are goir
Hot W
means a rush of men foi
We have spring anc| sun
and fine, standard qualit
We have light weight,
hundreds, from the mos
the finest of silk.
Light as a feather pajair
Summer weight bath rc
Straw Hats and Panami
Light weight and mediu
Light weight and medii1
All these things at Hart
fashion selection, certai
of quality, certainly in a
range than they can pc
where.
Most men know these fa
their advantage.
mplements used in the days of the
ioneers are found in the collection
s well as the tools used In the spining
and weaving period, such as the
mall and large spinning wheels, flax
rake, swingle looms, etc.
The pack saddle used In early days
i also among the collection. Several
offee mills of peculiar structure arei
3 be found in the collection, one be-1
? *u. -u mill nwnoH hu thfi
lg IUB U1U VtUVUCU U1111 vnuw? ~ J -
'rlckett family, the oldest family
nown to this section. Another, a
ery handsomt affair hewn from a
olid block of brass and brought to
lis country from Russia attracts conIderable
atention. >
Various modes of light from the days
f the candle stick to the present elecrlc
light system are displayed and
locks hundreds of years of age conlining
wooden works and still Tuning
are here. Various kinds of firerms
used in the Revolution, the war of
812, the Mexican war, etc., form an
iteresting group as do revolvers used
Iso in war times.
A sword used by a member of a Klu
ilur clan following the Civil war is
mong the curios of the collection,
arlous pieces of china used previous
o the Revolution and hand-woven
ounterpanes, etc., form one of the
lost interesting collections of the enre
exhibit.
An old cup and saucer used by a solil)
E SALE
Saturday ;
special sale a limited number of J
s, SILK, In every desirable shade I
dressers. I
only 45c
window, and tben step in and we
i of these ties.
[seman
tter and Furnisher.
m
-SFahernT
(SJOUt W06UIEVABLC*\ , s
etunte. rtow about -rt?' \ /*'
fcu.a that swam from i v
\ 0o?Tjm -lb nfcw orlsans V 111
V 1MWbIb owe THAT skins j \>
UTtV MXIUfte MOVti WMNT tkUSM* >
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ArnT I H o 1
I mr || i if l
W 1 I Q|
MER
that we ought to have
l weather before this.
ather prognostications
lg to get it soon,
reather /
cool things to wear. ^
imer suits, light weight
y, in absolute readiness.
soft negligee shirts by
t inexpensive cottons to
las for night comfort,
?bes.
a Hats.
m weight underwear,
im weight half hose.
ley's certainly in better
nly in higher standard,
lower average nrica
issibly be had for 'exacts;
Ovhers will learn tn
.
dier In camp with Washington at Valley
Forge is an article which is coveted
by all who view it. E
A revolver picked up on the battle ,0
field following Braddock's defeat is J
contained In the collection and an an- f
tlque kettle brought from Stratford, S
England, 150 years ago, has been don- t(
ated to the collection. An object of E
unusual local Interest is a small oak .
table which was the property of Gov- ernor
Francis H. Plerpont deceased,
the war governor of West Virginia.
It is the purpose of the History department
of the school to at some time
in the future equip a log cabin or room
with everything possible symbolical
of pioneer days and to add this collection
to the equipment of the house or
room.
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Children Cry
FOR FLETCHER'S
CASTORIA
* ^
Now is the j]
Time to Think I
ot your slimmer clothing needs, I
and have them cleaned and I
freshened by our superior meth- I
ods. I
Footer's Service Is always I
| safest and best for Ladles' and I
gentlemen's garments- I
Felt or other hats, slippers, il
shoes, sweaters, light wraps. 'I
Just now we are preparing to 11
render better and more efficient I
service than ever before. I
Footer's |
Dye Works I
Cumberland, Maryland. I
R. QILKESON, Agent,
Fairmont and Vlelnlty. I
w- WON /VftWLHl
?>u eec \ ?Pto -?WAS ni
ou \l ^ . .nAr l YOURC I
L JL m . JL K?/ ; |
I jj^
ill
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3ml
p.
,fT?Uortd it Rubles: Pug.
EARL
DOWNEY CONNOR DIB8.
Funeral services over tho body of
'arl Downey Connor, the three-monthsld
non of Mr." and Mrs. Harry Connor, ;J
those death occurred yesterday at Die
ome of the parents, will be held on W1
'riday morning at the residence on 1
?.ni v- l- *1
taie street ana un# uuuy wm wo ?*arred
In Harmony Orove pemetary by
rndertakera Carpenter and Ford.
A Tiirtlo Ufoavc til A I
T\ 1 ui uv iivuio uiv
Same Lid all Its life;
But Who Wants to
Be a Turtle?
Get out of the turtle class, and
foin the army of happy, snappy,
dressy men who tip one of Coogle'a
straws or Panamas. We
have a large stock, they're In
either the rough or the smooth
straws, and some of the classiest
Panamas we have ever
seen. Early selection for greatest
satisfaction.
Straws,$2 to $4.
Panamas $4 to $6.
Oxfords have caught the step
and are moving out on men who
like to be in the front row. A
nifty line of blacks, tans, raasetg
in the English or conserve- .*;
a'? woliiaa I
UVtJ ?VWU fRIUVV. M
Jas. W. Google I
318 Main Street. I
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