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ley played, but not for very long Before their handa were freeiln'. To m who'd laat the longeat Before the :end they had a a crap -I And found who waa the atrongeat. liTfi be Soft?Many to Vltness the Contest at 4 O'clock fe'V ? ny LARKY ispite the heavy rain early i morning, It was decided to "jjan:attempt to stage the first ^series of ganies between the ?-???nont High School and East g^High School at South Side this afternoon. The game ^or * o'clock. It was istponed from last Friday. g^A erdwd of high school students ball park this aftor-| HOpn at.'l- o'clock and by working ! ^tji^fleld it Is hoped to have it 'or play at game time. that a large crowd rJUfafce the contest. The three vseries will decide the city lOIaBtlc baseball championship. Ssfci ? Pirates Win. loorfe Gibson's Pittsburgh PI "their first game of tbr? /.Reason yesterday, taking the mean Cincinnati 4 to 8 in a pitch *SVmm bet wen two famous fethpaws,^ Wilbur Cooper and B?a?Rixey. Gibson gave his bat *?^er a BhaItJnS UP that had ?.r ??8lr?d effect. Tierney went -^second base In place of Stewart ,nd,played the cleanup role in the HMlng order. His timely hitting ?fiHj^O'pl.d ball game in the sev jpj^rotmd. The entire Pittsburgh ^mcfeemed to get their batting making a total of twelve hits jppgW of Blxteen bases during ^4$?htest. Carey went back to gnter field and BIgbeo to left field, are. the old stations of these ^players and they showed to fetter advantage than in any E the previous three games of the -Mck, '-Rudolph of the Boston raves made his first start In two "ttS'^eaterday afternoon, going to >, mound for Boston against the ' The New Yorkers won the SPPf&t0,#4 He pitched groat ball |8ix;innings, but failed to stand .^fcstrain in the seventh and eighth rounds, the Giants making all their innings. Rudolph much of his old time cun ^'ng;and should he able to take his '"^a.the rubber regularly from S'ACardinals continued to hold . 5^,KriP on first place by win ing from. Chicago yesterday 3 to a rally;in the eighth inning put av?r the winning run. Sher h,s fec?nd game of the the St. Louis tribe. The ' ? J1*' ^be ball hard again, three extra base swats, piones-waa on the mound for Chi *to?, ^ Brooklyn hit the Phils pltchera "i? "nal '""'"(ts of the imoiyesterday and won 10 to 2. gg?er was on the mound for the .obins. Lee Kln^ was In tho gam" Mil. got one hit In four tinny; at BjjjqJ . Brooklyn made seventeen J-K American League JTw- largest crowd that ever at riKT' j' Bamo d"rlnK April in IBVQIEIT]u was on hand yesterday ternoon to see tho Indians white j-i.UieI St. Louis Browns 3 to 0 ill had the better of a battle o' ...iherB with Shocker. The Cleve Si'tSKl r a"cu'cd on|J' Bis lilts, 5 ? Browns reached third 6 was also accorded won-1 lerful support In the field. ^^Philadelphia continues to su*. flrttethe fans on the Amer'-j ,;.c*n League circuit hy taking e 'DstOD Senators ven-1 t0 }' narrls Pitched a| Steady gamis for tho winners. Peck I sJMaugh accepted eleven out of thl?-i BWJS at s)>ortstop for Wash-! aWO'V Philadelphia made only six Ha ?wover they were tlme'y *5? produced enough rnnB to put , ,t#e game on Ice. Tho Macks mado itlhree runs In the ninth Inning. SiChlcago won their first game of tot .season yeBtorday, taking tho peaeuro of Detroit In a free hitting Same 7 to 6 after ten innings or aT1f^ Olham. opposing Wvnt pntiro route, dr. fsffu.?6 heavy bombarlmcnt by we hitters. ' "trr I ?Weat v,rB'nla. 7#rg,?i,a University had no trpgble defeating Westminster Co' tf? hi?. Woods allowed only ^8n tho 8&me was safe-, Iy sewed up, Coach Rodn>n several shifts tn his llnetfp. West Monongah Dlavari around Farmlngton High sihnni S? Traction Park on 8a?urday ~ er VSSS by the m " for Monongab^ ?"e |Sl?l,Brd bid, WMO wtffc atar ?S?S, T hnX^zrh'p?tT?: SgRtn-nHr at South Side Park and Saturday for games with th? likely beeher??nV1l8 N??al wl" week ? ,or two. game> "?t ??'!r(L;Abb?U'B South sl<ie tean ??' K V^mmlng yesterday at Wat H'im 11. k 'wolve Innings and a wild pitch to do the trick Skin. sr."" ->?? mVX' HOW THEY STAND national league. Results Yesterday. j 4; Cincinnati, 3. St Louis, 3; Chicago, 2. New York, 6; Boston, 2 Brooklyn, 11; Philadelphia. 2. Standing of the Clubs. | SL Louis ^ J* *='?! New York i , ???' Philadelphia ...3 i m,i Chicago . ' j ; 'SK roSSSShi SST?.:: 1 ? .250 1 4 .200) Games Scheduled Today. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Brooklyn at Philadelphia Chicago at St. Louis. Boston at Now York. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Results Yesterday. Cleveland, 3; St. Louis, 0. j Philadelphia, G; Washington. 1. nlngs ? Detroit' C: ten in Now York-Boston, not scheduled.' Standing of the Clubs. SlEK?*% i ^ Philadelphia ' 3 f New York 2 1 ?!?, Boston 1 i ?'? Washington I 3 ??S Chicago ; J I f* Detroit o J ^ Gamea Scheduled Today Detroit at Chicago. St. Louis at Cleveland. Philadelphia at Washington M>w York at Boston. Baker, Speaker and Cobb Show Slowing Up Signs In baseball bad legs put more players out of the majors than anv other cause. '} *froaA ma.n,5' Players are forced blg 8how because of weak underpinning when their bat ever ? anii arm are 63 stronS as Trls Speaker is reported havinc trouble with his knocs. If such ii the/case it will have a serious ef feet on his fielding and the chances or nis team. 9 JyJ.:lhh ls walltinK around with tKi,.??' n ?" lniU"d anklft The other day Cobb admitted tha soing back, that ho was slowing up. .J!8,Wcnt even further hv saylnc ?rom no" 00 he will play the conservative game, thnt thq 10 h'1 hl? ~ Then there Is I ho case of Frank Baker. It is giving Miller Huggins much concern. Baker at the pTes piece rieldlns on 0 "-cent Baker's arm is as good as ever fil if 1 ,al<es a moan cut at the j*"* ho has slowed up so much that he Is covering so little ground around third that Huggins is wor Unless Baiter shows an improve Wart win Lf,e'dl"s 11 ls 6alli "ia: v.ihi J,]. ? sont to'third and Mc NaJly shifted to second. There are 1200 persons In tb? personal retime of the pope. m^lsc.onBlJ farmers own 4044 motor trucks. 3000 Horns of So&d Comgovt Your legs support you and PARIS Garters will support your hose?in a style that only PARIS can. It only takes a moment to say PARIS and insure 3000 hours oi solid comfort for 35 cents. f" IRIS GARTERS NO^jETAWiCAN tTOUCHXyOU' Pariffiarterswrkfor you Vai hours a day Great Game on Watson Field Goes Twelve Innings Be fore Decision Before a large Eaater day crowd the South Side Independents were handed a 10 to 9 defeat at the hand* of the Watson baseball outfit, the contest lasting twelve Innings. The game was marked by some wonder ful plays and also heavy hitting. In the twelfth Inning with two men down and Powell on third base,! - Powell stVted for the plate. Ab bott, who was pitching for the! I South Slders threw to Catcher Scagnelll. the ball got away from1 him and the winning run was scored. I Smith started for tho Independ , onts and lasted a little over an In ning. Ho was touched for eight hits and six runs In the time he! was in the box. C. Long took his place wllh two men on base in the second Inning with one man down. I IA wild peg by Scagnelll allowed an-, other run In this Inning. Th'-I stopped the scoring until the last) of tho ninth when Watson was in tho rear by the score of 9-7. They staged a come-back and tied the score when It seemed like a sure win for the local boys. Prom then on the game was a deadlock until i the fatal twelvth. L. Cong who was pitching good ball developed a sore arm and gave way to C. Abbott In this round. Tho flrBt two men were easy outs, but .Powell dropped a nice liner over second for a base, he stole second and third. With two strlkea on Murray he started for home. The ball was played to the plate but the throw made by Abbott was a little high and the ' ball rolled off of tho top of Scag nelll's mitt, giving the Watson team the game. Murray and Hartley who pitched for the Watson team were hit hard but wonderful work in the field by their teammates saved them many times when hits meant rune. WASTON AB It H PO A E Julian, c 6 2 2 K 1 ? Pesky, lb 6 Hartley, s p ... 6 Decker, 2b 6 Bradley, 3b .... 6 Olrod, cf 6 Powell, 1, s S Sypult. r 6 Murray, pi.... 5 1 2 2 2 0 I Totals 53 10 16 36 13 2 SOUTH SIDE AB R H PO A e! McLlnden lb .. 6 Scagnelll, lb .. G Smith, p 3d ... 6 iC. Long, 3 p, r 6 Spadafore. !b .. 5 n. Belt, s 5 Merrll, cf 4 Conley, cf 0 P. Abbott, r .. 6 C. Abbott, 1 p 6 xO. Belt 1 Totals 61 9 18 35 13 2 xx?Two out when winning run was scored. x?batted for Merrill In tenth. South Side .. 300 110 013 000? s Watson 250 000 002 001?10 Two base hits?Docker Bradley, Smith. Three base hits?PeLSky. Sacrifice hita?P. Abbott. Stolen bases?McLlnden. R. Belt, Decker, Powell 3, Peskj. Hartley. Hit by pitcher?By Murray 1 (K. Belt) by Hartley 1. (Spadaforo.) rirst baso on bolls?Oft Smith 2, off Hartley 1, oft Murray 5. "Struck Out?by Smith 1, by C. Long 8, by Hartley 1. by Murray a Hits apportioned?Off Smith 8, In 1 1.3 Innings, off Murray, 1 lu 4 innings, off C. Long 7 in 8 2-3 innings, off Hartley 9 ln 8 Innings, off C. Abbott 1 In 2-3 Innings. Passed balls?Julian 2 Scagnelll. McCOIi.UACK BETTER NEW YORK, April 17?John McCormack, tho tenor, 111 from a serious throat affection, continued to lmprovo today, Ills physicians announced. After Easter Clothes Now that the great "dressup" day of the year has passed it is time to look forward to Summer Clothes. Drop in and pick one of my light weight wool ens, suitable for late Spring and Summer. Suits tailored to measure for 520 and more. Dan Block Tailor "100 Mflea to a Tailor At Good" 106 Main Street Twenty-One Students to Be Graduated From Grade School About May 20 tora^SjfE' April 17.?Titr ating class Krndu School this year, wbllTtweht H'gh students will hi ~5 '*?nty one borate'? %T borate preparations are k?iI I madejor the commentF* 5S&13S? :f 5SHSS ss5H?3?? ?r<tn0rvaSfi,H8Vi'Ord' 0M"' StewV MeU^Gco^?^r^j^^j^0 Mezzle! msg%m mBrm l^s.?riida ! p1"ii :LsrsMrfEansd^m,^ Miss Lulu Hamrlck. The confer I K.?w" Buy ?S& jw Wn I?0"1' foundation of the which mlXbumt|brHieh<L^rch' was obgupn today. Ray Miller loeii oxc8avX?Ter60elnE th? *ork ?< ? *av? New Son A little son made his arrival at the home of Mr. and Mrs lw. f?1es ?' Brannon on Friday of last week. Tho little one has bMn s-Si Cl?ence Ra>- ?">?? ?p.?d?^ diJLh8 , ? Hear From Son Mr. and Mrs. Ceorge Hamrlck are In receipt of a letter from their son, Vernor Hamrlck. who last fall enlisted In the U. S. Marines. Private Hamrick is now in Cuba, but expects to be trans ferred to some other 'port In a 'short time. He is on the II. S. ship Henderson. He speaks of being well satisfied with the ser vice and is in the best of health. Welner Roast A lumber of local young people motored to Baxter yesterday even ing where they enjoyed a campilrc picnic and other amusements. Weiners and other eatables were cooked and enjoyed by the merry makers. No Trespassing All persons have been warned by the mayor of Rivesville not to allow their chickens to run at large. Any one disregarding this warning will throw themselves liable to a fine, It Is said. Lodge Meeting All members of the honor de j gree of the Protective association No. 33 of Rivesville have been re quested to moet in the Boss! Hall on next Saturday night The lodge has not had a meeting In the last several weeks, and there is much business to be adjusted. New Business The Century Lumber Co. of Swanton, Va., is beginning the construction of a side track at tho old Arnett homestead, preparatory to establishing a lumber yard. This firm will be prepared to fur nish building supplies and mater ial of all kinds. CI*sh Entertained The members of the True B.'un Sunday School class were delight fully entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Phillpps in High Lawns on last Friday even ing, their daughter, Miss Lois, being the hostess. A business meeting was hold, and a short program rendered, after which the class had a delightful social hour. Dainty refreshments were served the guests. Son Born A little son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Orval Smith In Bridge street a few days ago. The youngster has been named Otis Samuel Smith, [ and both mother and baby were doing nicely at last accounts. DAWSON GOES TO CANADA ' MOKGANTOWK, April 17. ? Paul ("Biz") Dawson of Clarks burg, former stn/r center fielder for West Virginia, loft here today for Blantford. Canada. Ho ha* signed to play with tho Blantford team of the Canadian League this season. Dawson had a try-out by th Cincinnati Nationals last spring, but was later given his un cond ltlonal release. PLANS BOUTS WITH DEMPSEY. LONDON, April 17.?The Crystal Palace arena, which seats 1,500 per sons, has been engaged by a syndi cate which hopes to stage two bouts during Jack Dempsey'B stay In England. George McDonald, promoter, Is proposing that Dempsoy undertake to finish Joe Beckett, British heavy, weight champion, in six rounds, and Jack Blumenfeld In four. ENGINEERS WILL HEARC.E. DRAYER National Secretary- of Great Engineering Society to Speak Tonight C. E. Drayer of Chicago, nat ional secretary of tho American Association of Engineers, who will be the principal speaker at tho banquet to be given by tho local chapter of the association at the' Y. W. C. A. at 6:30 this evening, arrived hero this moraing. Ho was met at the station by B. H. Palmer, president of the local so ciety, and members of tho recep tion committee. Mr. Drayer made a hurried trip to Morgantown this morning and returned shortly after noon and mot with the executive committee of tho local chapter. This after noon he was taken for a tour of inspection about the city. His subject at the banquet this evening will bo "Tho Broader Field for Engineering service." Mr. Drayer has exerted a pro nounced influonco on engineering organization in the nine years in which he has been actively engag ed in engineering society work of a local and national character. In advancing through the various grades as a railroad engineer after graduating from collogo in Cleve land, he came to realize tho need for engineers finding themselves as citizens. Later while field en gineer for the Nickel Plate Kail road he was active in the Cleve land Engineering Society in ad vancing the engineer in public esteem and encouraging him to lead in service to the community. In time he addressed most of tho engineering organizations east of the Mississippi, was associated Henderson General Housecleaning System Cleaning windows, carpets, washing walls, windows, etc. Have your Spring housecleaning done by experts and at a saving of time, worry and expense. Telephone 1335-M for com plete information about our helpful service. An ad man, dead-busted, named Stokes, Lacked funds to get home to his folks, So he sent us this ad Which isn't so bad: "It's Piedmont?the OK in smOKes." __ "dofn'flaP?r liedmont %\irginia Cigarette ?and for cigarettes Virginia tobacco is the best Liggett & Myem Tobacco Co. with Dr. P. H. Newell In forming the committee on engineering co operation, and organised and was i the first secretary of the Ohio As sociation of Technical Societies. | Mr. Draycr Is also co-editor of' "Engineering as a Career," a ser-l lea of articles of advice to young j men, and ha9 written extensive-1 ly on engineering co-operation. Mr. Drayer was a member of| tho executive board of the Cleve land Engineering Society when elected secretary of the Amorlcau Association of Engineers In 1918. Slnco that Ume, the membership of that Association has Increased^ from :.000 to over 83,000. The' American Association of Engin eers Is a bustneaa organization ot professional engineers devotinc its attention to the hnman slda engineering aa contrasted T! the technical. The asaociat! has 196 chapters scattered throuf out tho country. Tho first: actual cloek waa pro duced about 990 A. D. 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