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The Jmnptng of "Bmnj" Kaoff from the Feds to the Giants has stirred
•p a rumpus that threatens the biggest war tn the history of baseball. The
Federal League will fight the case to tbe bitter end. aad it will be interesting
to watch the developments in the ca*e and see what attitude orgaulied base
bail will take in Uie matter.
President Stees Predicts Success With
Hershey and Lebanon Represented
—Celebrations Mark Initial Con
tests in Three Towns
Three towns celebrated the opening
of the Centra! Pennsylvania Baiwbail ;
League tins afternoon. New Cumber-'
land entertained Hershey in the lid-'
lifting struggle; \Middlet»wn started the
ball pounding at Highspire. and Steol
ton journeyed to Lebanon to inaugurate
the season there.
frank St cos. of Strehon. pre?: lent
of the league. attended the opening
game in Lebanon. Before his t'ru> he
said he looked forwar 1 to a successful
season in the league. "The addition of
.Hershey and Lebanon." he said. •'will
add interest in the league because the
same teams will not appear so often a#
to tire the fans."
He lias appointed "Wilt, of Lemoyne;
Gardner, of Steelton. and Deekard. of
Middletown, to umpire d.rring the sea
son, with substitutes in Frazier, of
Higtspire. and i>aul, of Steelton.
Celebrations marked the opening of,
the season. In Highspire and Xew Cum
berland local bands headed short pa
rades to the bali parks and played dur
ing the games. Lebanon was preparing
a regular big league opening.
Manager Wahmyer. of the Highspire!
Club, last night announced that Gus
Boyne. who last sea.«on played first base
for the Frederick. IM<L. team, has been
made captain. Wilson. Kramer and
Johnson were available for mound
duty this afternoon. It looked as
though the portsider Wilson would start
the game. C. F. Calhoun, of Milroy.
Pa., was on tie receiving end of the
•Manager Maurer. of the Lebanon i
team, announced his line up as follows:
Bothermel, left field: Zerbe. first
base; Yeiser. center field; Haddow. sec-;
ond base: Heveriing, shortstop: Kuhl
man. right fie-d; Light or Wolf, third
\base; Bamsey or Frazier, pitcher: Gins
rich. catcher. Ramsey will be remem
bered by local fans as Rav Ramsev. a
former Trl-State t wirier, who did gTea
work for Myerstown last season.
Other playing selections were as fol
SteeHon—Outfield, Boughter, Me-
Malien and Lev an: infield. S. Books, C.
Books. Minnish and Boss; catcher,
(Boyd: pitchers. • Biever, Finnen and
Middletown—Lovkard. of.; Balmer.
lb: Willi am Moore. If; G. Moore. 2b:
Adeifcolt, 3b; Weirie'n. Tf:
ss: Armstrong, c: Sherk and K-ling. p.
New Cumberland—Ruby, If; Stone
•■fer. If: £mbick. cf: Wertz, rf; Palmer.
3b; Easterly. 2b; Keefer. ss: Wright
stone. ss: Bamhart, 3b; Workman! c:
eager, f; Strieker, p; Washinger p;
Hershey—Kieffer. cf; Romig, cf:
These are the kind of seeds we sell.
The Plain Truth is our aim! We will not misrepresent for
the purpose of making sales—nor for any other purpose.
e are free to admit that we are not infallible, but sometimes
make errors, but when we do we stand ready to rectify such
Best Gardens can be made by using ' Holmes Tested
Seeds. The largest stock and the largest number of varieties
to select from.
Everything for the Garden: Lawn Mowers Fertilizers, Kakes
Spades. Hoes, etc.
106-108 South Second Street, Harrisburg, Pa.
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; S'naub. 3b: Dearolf, c; Holsrine. lb;
Hall, lb: Miller, rf; Phillips, rf: Dan
. iels. If: !>:raiu>, If; Savior, ss: Hassler.
1 : p: Kepner. p; Evans, p.
Jacoby and Heisey Lead Big Field of
Bowlers on the Casino
1 j Jacoby and Heisey, team No. 12 iu
j the two-man events at nhe Casino, are
leading that class as a result of their
score of 1.140 on the Casino alleys last
evening. The teams finished in the fol
lowing order:
Jacoby ... 150 203 223 576
Hcise\ ... 174 205 ISS 564
Totals .. 324 408 405—1140
W. Miller . . 172 194 169 535
Earley 155 188 210— 553
Totals .. 327 352 379—105S
Gulbrandson 171 195 191— 557
Luck ISI 179 151— oil,
Totals .. 352 374 342—1068
, I sen hart .. 165 13S 190— 493
ford 201 185 169 555
i Totals .. 366 323 359—104S
Bcntz 137 179 166 482 '
George .... 176 236 152 564
Totals .. 313 415 318—
Haines .... 143 172 ISI 496 I
Kobb 170 200 170— 540
j Totals .. 313 372 351—1036
Achenba.h . 165 180 159 504
A. Miller .. 175 182 173 530,
Totals .. 340 362 332—1034
Ross 212 152 184 — 548
! Snyder ... 152 144 178— 474
Totals .. 364 296 362 —1022
Green .... 124 113 147 354
Wilson ... 1S 2 177 179 538
Totals . . 306 290 326 922 !
Cunningham 127 118 129 374
C. Martin . 127 127 180— 434
Totals .. 254 245 309 80S
Tigers Defeat Keystone Kids
The Fifteenth Street Tigers won ;
from the Keystone Kids this morning ,
| by the -,ore of 11 to 7. The batteries
for the Tigers were Robert Walker and j
Edward Seigleman; for the Keystone I
Kids, Eddie Stearl and Harrv War- i
The joy
season is near. Pret
ty soon the blossoms will
be bursting out on the old
apple tree. Bury the memories
of 1914 and join the 1915 army.
V Sell your hammer and buy a horn. H
H Thaw out the winter grouch and H
■ when you shake hands with a friend K
fracture a few of his fingers to let K
him know you mean it. Buy
him a Moroney Army and
Navy highball and he'll
see that you
" belong
Moroaey'i Any and Navy Whiskey ii on tale at ill firit-clau bars asd cafes
W. U P.C.
Philadelphia 11 3 .TS6
Cincinnati 9 6 * .600
\ Chicago 8 6 .571
St. I Amis 8 9 .471
Brooklyn 6 9 .400
_ Pittsburgh 5 9 .357
New York 3 9 .2*50
Yesterday's Results
Brooklyn, 2; Phillies, 1.
Chicago, 4: Pittsburgh. 1.
; St. Louis, 6; Cincinnati, 2.
i- New York-Boston, postponed. Rain.
Schedule for To-day
Now York at Philadelphia,
s I Boston at Brooklyn.
• Cincinnati at St." Louis.
Chicago at Pittsburgh.
f Schedule for To morrow
Pittsburgh at Chicago.
Cincinnati at St. Louis.
' \V. L. P.C.
• Detroit 12 5 .706
r i New York 8 4 .667
(Chicago 10 7 .55S
Washington 8 6 .571
Boston 5 6 .455
Cleveland 7 9 .43S
Athletics 4 9 .308
; St. Louis 4 12 .250
Yesterday's Results
i Washington. 6; Athletics. 1.
Chicago. 4: Detroit, 1.
. Boston-New York—Rain.
, : Cleveland-St. Louis postponed. Cold
' ! weather.
Schedule for To-day
, j Athletics at New York.
Washington at Boston.
• | - s t. ljouis at Cleveland.
" j Detroit at Chicago.
Schedule for To-morrow
! Detroit at Chicago,
i St. Louis at Cleveland.
! j W. L. P.C
Newark 10 6 .625
. Chicago S 5 .615 !
; ' Brooklyn 9 6 .600!
Pittsburgh 9 7 .563 I
i i Kansas City S 8 .500 i
i Buffalo . 6 9 .400 j
St. Louis 5 9 .357 j
; Baltimore 6 11 .353
Yesterday's Results
Kansas City, 2: Baltimore. 0.
Other games postponed. Rain.
Schedule for To-day
Kansas City at Baltimore.
Pittsburgh at Brooklyn.
St. Louis a: Newark.
Chicago at Buffalo.
Schedule for To-morrow
B.iffalo at Chicago.
St. Louis at Newark.
'Middletown at Highspire.
Hershev at New Cumberland.
Steelton at Lebanon.
Academy at Gettysburg
The Harrisburg Academy team play
, ed the Gettysburg Preps at Gettysburg
th;s afternoon. Twenty players were j
; taken on the trip.
I Manager Messersmith Retains 15 Play
ers for Local Team
A big cut was made in tbe squad
of the Harrisburg Independents yester
' day by Manager Messersmith. Three I
practices will be held next week to
prepare for the game next Saturday
with the North York team. The play
' ers retained are: '
Harry Rote, Karl Steward, E. E.
Miller, captain; Russell Leedy, Charles
Madden. Earl Sheesley, R. E. Walters,
Simon Beach, C. C. Bhoades, I. M.
; Kline, C. R. Kepford, H. R. Washinger,
Donald Wertz, Wrightetone and East
Harrisburg Giants Open
The Harrisburg Giants opened their
season this afternoon with the Myers
; town team at Myerstown. Other games
scheduled are: May 8, Orwin; Mav 15,
Lititz: May 22, Lebanon; May 29," Tre
i mont; May 31, Minersville, two games.
First class uniformed teams desiring
games should address, Alfred Baxter,
432 South street.
Reese Tosses Out First Ball
i Isaiah Reese, foreman of roundhouse
i No. 1, tossed out the first ball this aft
i ernoon in the game between the Good
1 Will and Shamrock firemen. A parade
| of the two fire companies preceded
the contest which was played on the
; H. A. C. field.
Close Pool Tournament
j The first series in the Castor pool
tournament were finished last night
i when A. E. Adams defeated Eddie Gor
dan by the score of 100 to 65. Kink
lan I Killinger will meet in the first
|-match in the second series next Tues
day night. •
Brooklyn. 2; Philadelphia, I
Philadelphia, IMky 1. —(Masterly
pitching of Jack Coombs, t.he former
''lron 'Man. 1 ' and world's series hero
of the Athletics, backed up by fault
less support in the "pinches" and aid
ed by what is generally known as the
"breaks of tfhe game," enaibled 'Brook
lyn to beat the Phillies yesterday fcy a
! score of 2 to 1.
R. H. E.
Phillies ... 0 0 000000 1— 1 7 2
Brooklyn ..0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 o—2 11 2
Rixey and Killifer; Coombs and Mc-
St Louis, «; Cincinnati, 2
St. Louis. Mo., May I.—iHuggtns
made a home run in the fourth iuning
of yesterday's game with Cincinnati,
bringing the score for St. Ijouis to 5.
Dolan made the final tally in the sixth
and St. Louis won, 6 to 2.
R.H. E.
Cincinnati .0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 o—20 —2 10 1
St. Louis . 20210100 x—6 12 1
Benton, Brown and Wingo: Perdue
and Snyder.
Chicago, 4; Pittsburgh, I
Pittsburgh. May I.—-Chicago defeat-1
ed Pittsburgh 4 to 1 yesterday through
the excellent pitching of Zabel.
R.H. E.|
Chicago .... 0002 0 002 o—4 9 0 !
Pittsburgh . 00000 000 I—l1 —1 3 0 ,
Zabel and Bresnahan; Cooper,,
Mamaux oud Gibson, Schang.
Washington, 8; Athletics, 1
Washington. May 1. —The Athletics j
dropped the final game of the series
here yesterday to the Nationals, 6 to 1. ;
R.iH. E. |
Athletics ... 00000000 1— 1 6 2
Washington .4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 x—6 S 0
Wvekoff and McAvoy; Boehiing and
Chicago, 4; Detroit, I
Chicago. May I.—Faber held Detroit'
to three scattered hits yesterday, while
his teammates bunched their hits off
Dubuc, and Chicago won a pitchers'
battle, 4 to 1.
R.iH. E. !
Detroit .... 00010000 o—l 3 0 i
Chicago .... 01010002 x—4 7 0
Dubuc and MvKee; Faber and
Kansas City, 2; Baltimore, O
Baltimore. May I.—Masterly pitch I
ing by liene Packard resulted in defeat
for Baltimore yesterday afternoon, in
the first game of the season against
Kansas City. The final score was 2 '
to 0.
R.'H. E.
Kansas City 00000002 o—2 10 1
j Baltimore . 00000000 o—o0 —0 7 2
Pa.kard and Brown; Suggs, Smith
and Owens.
Federals, 2; Smith Shop, 1
! The Federals defeated the Smith
Shop in a Lucknow Shop League game
by the score of 2 to 1, errors behind
Gilday, who allowed but one hit, being
R. H. E.
Smith Shop ... ... .0 00 0 I—l1 —1 3 3
Federals 0200 o—2 1 2
Haskins Win Easily
The Haskin A. C. defeated the Good
Will Fire Company yesterday at
Twelfth and Herr streets bv the score
| of 12 to 1.
R.'H. E.
[ Haskin A. C 12 16 2
I Good Will 0 4 0
L Banks and C. Banks; Kirk and
Girards Swamp Packard*
, In a loose game the Girard A. C.
I defeated the Packard A. C. yesterday
i at Island Park by the seore "of 20 to
| 9.
Girar 1 A. C. .2 0 5 1 6 4 2—20 13 5
Packard A. C. 020 2 2 12— 9 7 6
Platform Men Win, il-5
The Clerks lost to the Platform Men
in the first game of a series yesterday
afternoon, score 11 to 5.
Clerks 000203 0— 5 7
Platform Men .12 14 11 I—ll 8 4
Channabrook and Lipe; Gettle and
Tech Track Team at Mercerabnrg
The Technical High School track
team engaged in its first dual meet this
afternoon with the Mereersburg Acad
emy second team at Mereersburg.
Coaches Hill and Peet were in charge
of the team.
Lemoyne Season Opens
A parade headed by the Lemoyne
bands Started the first game of season
son in Lemoyne this afternoon. The
Keener A. C., of Harrisburg, were the
opponents in the opening game.
Organize Upper End League
Lykens, Elizabethville, Tower City
and Williamstown officially entered the
Dauphin-Schuylkill League last night
at a meeting in Lykens. The season
will open May 22.
Keys to Tennis Home Beady
Members of the Reservoir Park Ten
nis Club were to-day given keys to the
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Dainty Rider, With BR mum and
Bailey's Circus, Says Her Four-
Footed Pets Are the Most "Faith
ful Living Creatures"
Speaking in superlatives, the be
witchingcst girl in the Barnum ami
Bailey circus, declares a horse is the
sweetest, most lovable, gentlest and
most faithful living creature.
"Living creature"—get that T Not
merely dumb animal, but much more
"More sweet, lovable, gentle and
faithful than—than—er—than men
and womenf" one timidly asks.
"Absolutely," Miss Albena Hines re
plies with a Hashing eve and emphat
ically compressed lips which only
deepen her dimple.
"Most human beings ha\e traces of
Old Nick in them. Horses are inherent
ly kind. A horse will never hurt you
unless in self-defense. A horse will not
step on you or kirk you if he sees you.
A horse responds to love and gentle
ness as scarcely a single human being
you meet in a lifetime responds. I am
not exaggerating. A horse knows no
revenge, hatred or malice. Once vour
friend, he will remain your friend
through thick and thin. I'm not knock
ing my fellow humans for there are
such things as faithful human friends
—but I believe a horse is more intel-
! new quarters in the club house in of
fices of the park department on pav
j ment of the elub dues.
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i This afternoon and night, "'Twin
j Beds."
i Wednesday, May 12, "The Girl
From I tali."
j 1-verv afternoon and ovouing, vuudn
villo and pictures.
Motion Pictures,
Motion I'ictures.
Motion I'ictures.
Moving Pictures.
"The Girl From Utah"
Charles Frohman will offer his Tri
i Star Combination of Musical Comedy
\ Stars. Julia Sanderson, Donald Brian
, and Joseph Oawthorn, in "The Girl
j From Utah," at the Majestic, Wednes
' day evening. May 12. Coming to Har
j risburg after its four months' record
|of success at the Knickerbocker The
atre, New York, and its ensuing tri
umph at the Illinois Theatre, Chicago,
this big organisation will undoubtedly
be the prominent spring attraction. In
addition to having the singing, dancing
i and funmaking services of three of the
brightest stars of musical comedy, it
; is conceded to be the best all around
I girl show ever imported from the Gaie
jtv Theatre, Loudon. The music, bv
Paul Rubens and Jerome Kern is tune
ful to a degree and includes tho fa
mous song hit, "The Same Sort of
I Girl," which has swept the country.
There are many well known musical
comedy favorites in addition to the
three stars, includ|ng Venita Fitzhugh,
Renee Reel, Queenie Vassar, Cissie §e
wall, George Bishop and George Whar
ton.—Adv. •
Last Day for Kolonlal Kids
The Kolonial Kids, who have been
entertaining audiences at the Colonial
. Theatre fo ran entire week, will com
j plete their stay at the theatre to-night,
winding up one of the most successful
i weeks in the history of the theatre de-
I spite the bad weather that thev had to
contend with during the early half.
There is no doubt but what to-night
; will see thousands at the Colonial who
| have aot heard the kids play, and who
I do not want to miss the treat of see
ing what a splendid organization the
city has to boast of in its boys' band
On Monday an exceptionally good act
will come to the Colonial for a three
day stay. This will also be a kid act,
but not a band. It will be a bunch of
romping boys and girls, all of them
clever and talented, and presenting an
act replete with good humor and song.
An exceptionally funny Charles Chap
lin movie will also be on the bill.—
Adv. •
At the Regent
The General Film Company, Inc., to
day presents the Broadway StaT fea
ture, "The Win(k)some Widow," at
the Regent theatre. It is a Vitagraph
picture and a merry farce in four parts,
featuring Ciasy Fitzgerald and a whole
lineup of most excellent players. The
winsome widow is a musical comedy
actresß, but business is bad and the
press agent worries about how to keep
the ghost walking. The financial hori
zon finally brightens and Cissy's wink
plays havoc with every member of her
eompany and some rich men in the
audience. Each admirer sends her an
ligent, kind and true than a whole lot
of people."
Miss Hint's lays her dimple against
|Ossinnnnn's white neck and pats Ossi
anna's exceedingly pink nose. Ossi
anna is one of fifteen "slatne horses"
that will pose for the ndmiriug multi
tnde at the circus here next Thursday,
I May 6th, and Albena llines is the little
lady who puts the animal through her
stunt without tap of finger or Hick of
| whip.
If you so much as laid the tip of a
ilash on Ossiannn's ear, she would shiver
with nerves and refuse to go through
iher act like the dogs of Japan who do
I not move if you shy a stone at them
|because they have never been ill treated
and do not know fear. Ossiantia re
sponds to love and kindness but does
not comprehend force.
It took Miss Mines and a male trainer
I five months to teach Ossi anna and the
| animal as a pet and in turn she in
vites them to attend a dinner party.
There is one big laugh after another in
the four reels and gives the comedi
enne ample opportunity to display her
ability as a fun-provoker. For Mon
day and Tuesday Manager Magaro has
engaged Florence Reed in "The Dane
ing Girl." Adv.*
Ch;/.les Chaplin and Alice Joyce At
Photoplay To-day
Charles Chaplin, the man who has
the world laughing, appears at the
Photoplay to-day in one of his beet
comedy releases. ''His Favorite Pas
time." Chaplin is known the •World
over as the man with the funnv little
mustache. Alice Joyce, the beautiful
Kalem leading lady "appears in "The
Face of the Madonna,' a three-reel
dramatic feature. Our regular Satur
day Lubin series "The Road of
Strife," with Crane Wilbur and Mary
t'harleson in the leading roles is also
shown to-day and a two-reel sSelig
drama, "A Great Experiment" com
pletes the best Saturday program
shown on Market street.—Adv.*
Our "JITNEY" Offer—This and ."c
DON'T MISS THIS. Cut out this
slip, enclose with 5c to Foley & Co.,
Chicago, 111., writing your name and ad
dress clearly. You will receive iu re
turn a trial package containing Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound, for coughs,
colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills,
for pains in sides and back, rheumatism,
backache, kidney and bladder ailments;
and Foley Cathartic Tablets, a whole
some and thoroughly cleansing
cathartic. Stout people enjoy them!
Geo. A. Gorgas, 16 X. Third St. ami
P. R. R. Station.—Adv.
Lightning Strikes Duncannon Church
Duncannon, May I.—During a rain
and electric storm which passed over
this section Thursday evening, light
ning struck the Lutheran church and
tore a number of shingles from the
roof and split a post on the belfry.
Hail also fell for a while but did no
Octogenarian Buried at Marietta
Marietta, May I.—The funeral of
Theophilus Hiestand yesterday after
noon, was very largely attended by
relatives and friends from all sections.
V. J
■ others their tricks. Miss llines cornea
from Kentucky, the land of horses, and
jshe knows a thing or two about them.
! "You cannot train a horse by se
verity. Patience and sugar are the
two essential things," she laughs while
Ossianna moves an ear in the. direction
jot' that word "sugar" and snuffs at a
certain pocket she seems to know in
Miss llines' duck suit.
"There has never been a sweeter
horse than Ossie," she repeats. "All
white horses are comparatively gentle
!but Ossie is .just au old darling cherub.
I don't mind being foolish over her.
!Remember this: you never waste a love
you bestow on a horse. Horses have
souls. lam convinced of that. If you
jwant a friend of the heart who will
understand your inmost thoughts with
out words and repay your love with un-
j-elfish devotion so long as you both live,
j choose a horse!"
I Burial was made in the family plot in
J the Mariett i cemetery, Mr. Hiestand
! was Si years of age, and died at l>an
i caster from the effects of a stroke. He
was the last of the students of the old
j Marietta Academy.
Ask for Fink's draught Pilsener.
I Low alcoholic percentage.—Adv.
! Printed at this office in best style, at
lowest prices and on short notice.
Most Ranges Burn
Hard Pea Coal
How many tons of hard
pea coal do you burn in a
J year?
By buying this supply
now, or before July 1, you
can save a ton, for the
price is down to $4.95, the
lowest it has been for several N
! years.
Pea coal fresh from the
mines is at its best now, and
Kelley lias many carloads
I awaiting orders.
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