Newspaper Page Text
THE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES.
n BOOBS ABSOAD.-By olberg THE MAIN STREET IN CARLSBAD IS PAVED WITH ENVY. WALTER HANGS UP IRLO'S SERIES Lead of Giants and Athletics in! Wins Pitchers' Duel With Scott of White Sox 2-1 Bodie Loses Fly in Sun and Scores Come in. Respective Leagues Seems Impossible to be Overcome Naps May Drop Down. .momiaV. AlX.tST 1513. MAYPREPAREFOR STRAIGHT W NEW YoKK, Am.:. 25. Whatever chance remained fur -1 shift in the pro.-pecis that the N(;w York Nation als and Philadelphia American:? would once more face rath other as v.-orlJ's scries contend rs, faded almost to the vanishing point in the gloaming of ester-ec. 'hvche full games now t-parate New York and Philadelphia, in the National league, with the Quakers wobbling and the Giants again in the lull stride of their lust 1013 gait. in the other division of major league baM hall the Athletics although ihot to pieces with injuries and goin none too well on that account, have been aide not .only to hold tneir own, tut to increase their lead. Just when they should have shown quality and aggressiveness if they hop d to w in, the Cleveland's failed badly and with a string of defeats broken but once during last week, found themselves trailing- the leaders by nine games a the new plating week opened. May (iiiHini Tirler. With tho close of the regular sea son and the call of play in the world's freries hardly more than six weeks away it take little figuring to show Jiow small likelihood there is of an overturn in either league. From pres ent appearances Manager McGraw -oon can begin to groom Mathewson, Manpiard, Terseau and Demaree for the post season fray, while Connie Mack will have to tackle before long the problem of ph king the youngster to co-operate with 1 lender and l'lank in tfforts to puzzle the Giant batsmen unless Jack Coobs shall have recu perated sufficiently by October to take a Mand on the firing line. The break in the Philadelphia spurt which practically put Dooin's men out if the running in the National league race began with the appearance of Chicago on the Quaker field. Four edralght was the Cub's reeord in that scries up to mid-week, when the Phil lies finally rallied against livers team and won their single victory of the :?t right garres. Pittsburgh howev er, fresh front a triumph over New York in J out of 5 games at the Polo grounds, at this juncture resumed Philadelphia's "humiliation, cleaning .up a three game series that ended yes terday. Philadelphia's best was to tie the Pirates Friday. The second division teams also had a tight little time of it among them selves, that ended yesterday. Phil adelphia's best was to tie the Pirates Friday. The second division teams also had a tight little time of it among them selves, Cincinnati gaining ground rap idly, St. Louis falling off precipitately and Brooklyn and Boston about hold ing their own. The Cardinal's seem anchored at the foot of the ladder anC rumors of radical changes not on ly as regards the players and man agement, but the ownership of the team itself are flying thick and fast. Mix. Britton Tired. Mrs. P.ritton is reported weary of owning a big league club particularly ime going no better than Muggins ag gregation and to be willing to sell if she can get her price. Should a change in this respect not develop, reports have it ahat Ed. Konetchy si to succeed Muggins as directing hand of the team. Washington Is pressing the Naps for second position, now only -0 points separating the teams as the new week opened. Groom' pitching good -ball ngain and Boohling after losing four In a row when his winning stream of 1 1 . wjs broken, came through with a victory. Walter Johnson's record in eluding Sunday's victory. is 1 1 straight, with the season's figures standing 29 victories against live de feats. Whlt Sov Going Good. The White Sox have been going rdrely, with good box work to steady them. Boston, after getting a hard knock by the Iosm of the final game in St. Louis and ;hree running in Chi cago, swept the Cleveland grounds clean in the series. St. L"iiis got something better than an even break on the week, while both Detroit and Now York made it four and four. Recruiting for next season by means of purchases and deals continues. The most interesting exchange of the week v;is the trade of Byrne and Camnitz of Pittsburgh for Dolan of Philadelphia with a cash consideration. Philadel phia figures that tho veteran third baseman will strengthen their infield, to say nothing of the work Camnitz inny be a bio to do for them. Most of the recent acquisitions from the minors have been pitchers. Week's Keonril. National P. W. L. II. 11. E. LP. New York ....7 5 2 3.1 00 12 4 0 Philadelphia ..7 1 5 .".1 7 I ! 5 2 Pittsburgh . . . S 5 2 SI 00 10 57 Chicago 0 2 I 10 5 0 12 is Brooklyn 7 i 3 34 7 1 0 v. poston" 7 i ?. "i r.o 7 :u Cincinnati 7 5 2 2 0 55 4 1 4 2 St. Louis 7 1 S i: 5C 13 41 American rhil.vlelphia .. . 7 4 5 2 01 1 IS Cleveland 0 1 5 1 4 s 7 "7 Washington . ..0 1 2 is 52 0 r.r. Chicago 7 1 3 IS 53 11 4 1 p.oston 7 4 li 55 1 1 40 1 1 i n . i ; ' ' ' .1 I II . IV, KTi N If ZfJ t Detroit 8 4 St. Louis 7 1 New York 8 4 Tie game of Aug. 17 8 15 59 33 51 ?, 19 55 1 2'J 62 GRAND RAPIDS WINS HARD GAME INJJINTH INNING With liases Full, Tjdonian Cracks Out Hit, Heating Dayton Four to Three. GRAN DllAPIDS, Aug. 25. With the bases filled and two men out in the ninth. Tydeman cracked out the hit that sent in the winning run Sun day, giving Grand Rapids a, hard earned victory over Dayton in the fi nal of the reries, score 4 to C. Grand Rapids .000 003 001 4 12 2 Dayton ut0 000 30C .1 .1 2 F. Smith and Luke; Webb and War ren. Umpire Hoss REAPERS LOSE DOUBLE BILL T0-F0RT WAYNE Second Game a Joke, Score Being 10-1 When Am'Meur Pitcher Is Pounded Hani. FORT WAYNF, Ind., Aug. 25.- Fort Wayne won two ball games from Springfield here .Sunday, the first by a score of 2 to 0 and the second 19 to 4. Fort Wayne piled up a com fortable lead on Duffy in the first three innings of the second game and then made the contest a joke by driv ing the offerings of PJdley, an ama teur, to all corners of the lot. First game: Springfield ...000 000 000 0 4 1 Fort Wayne ..000 110 00 2 5 0 Morton and Snyder; Loudermilk and Martin.' Second game: Springfield ...200 002 000 4 7 7 Fort Wayne ..124 AZ0 2H 19 19 1 Duffy, Ridley, Snyder and With row; Ainsworth and Martin. Umpire Geisel. CATCH WILD MAN CLAD IN CLOTHES A LA TURK SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25. A wild man was caught in Maria county across the bay from San Francisco by Sheriff Keating and a deputy and will be held at the county jail in .San Rafael, ponding an inquiry io Jeter mint' whether he is sane. Kfforts to converse with him have been unsuc cessful. For nearly iwo years complaints have been made by residents of Camp Taylor of a wibj man that f rUhie".?d wentn and ch'hlren and pilfered ar ticles of food. Until recently Sheriff Stating had been unable to track him to his lair. The officers stumbled i pon his camp by accident and had no difficulty in arresting him. Mis few clothes, which were of American make, were fashioned into the semb lance of a Turkish costume. Mis gen eral appearance and swar'hy skin strengthened the sheriff's belief that the man was an Oriental. The camp revealed a curious .-om-binatian of pn.nit iveness and civilized equipment. It was buik around three big hollow trees, one of w ei. h . was used for sleeping quarters. The floor was carpeted with the sk'ns of ani mals. In .mother tree the wild man ha drigged up a kitchen. The third tree was the storehouse and con tained quantities of nuts and ericd H I TEAM TO GO EASTTHURSDAY Factory Champs Will Play Sis ter Team at Elizabeth, N. J., a Series of Three Games. Establishing baseballvat the Singer Mfg. Co. had more importance than merely placing a team in the Factory league as baseball is a pastime en couraged by that firm in three of, its great plants distributed in the United States. There) are three plants. Bridgeport, Conn., Elizabeth, N. J., and South Bend, where leagues within the respective factories are conduct ed. Admission to these games are for employes only and is gratis, hence no publicity of the local league was given through these columns. At Elizabeth the. plant has a base ball, pat k which accommodates 12 diamonds, six games being in progress at the same time each Sunday during the sc-nsoii. At Bridgeport there is an eight-club league. The winning clubs of these respective leagues have al ready played a series of games, which were won by the Elizabeth team. The Singer team, which won the cham pionship of the Factory league on Saturday will play the Elizabeth team a series of three games at Elizabeth next Sunday and Monday, two games to be played .on Labor day. In the event of the South Bend team winning the majority of games it is possible that the local team will play the victorious eastern team at South Bend next fall. Fifteen men will make lYc trip east, leaving here next Thursday morning in a special Pullman coach, and will make their headquarters in New York city. Much entertainment has been provided for, including a trip to Coney island and a big banquet at one of the large ho tels In the eastern metropolis. The local t ?am hopes to give a good ac count of itself. SHOT DURING QUARREL. WEST BADEN, Ind.. Aug. 25 Ev erett Compton and Claud Pinniek who were here Saturday night attending an old soldiers reunion, became in volved in a quarrel. Everett Wilson, it is said, handed Pinniek a revolver and told him to shoot Compton. Pin nick fired twice and Compton fell mortally wounded. He died in a short time. Pinniek and Wilson were taken to the county jail at Paoli for safe keeping. TEAR DOWN OLD CHURCH. PORTLAND, Ind.. Aug.. 25. By or der of State Fire Marshal W. E. Long ley, the first building ever erected in Portland to be used exclusively for worship is. being torn down. It re cently had been used for a stable. TRY NEWS-TIMES WANT ADS I Don't liss fill m w oof i TERRIERS TAKE TWO GAMES FROM EVAS Win Opener Fixe to Three on Timely Hitting Ninth Inning Itally Saves Second 9 to 8. TERRE HAUTE, lnd., Aug. 25. Terre Haute won both games of the double header Sunday. the first through timely hitting and the second by a ninth inning rally. In this frame they made three runs with no on-? out. Evers got a three base and a home run in the first game. First game: Evansville 020 000 010 .1 4 1 Terre Haute ..010 01:1 00 5 6 4 Fromlroltz and Durrell; Gilbert and Parker. Second game: Evansville 102 COO 020 S 3 3 Terre Haute ..100 004 01C 9 12 4 Fittery and Stratton; Harris, Al berts and Parker, Hargrove. Umpires Thomas and Groeschow. DCn COY DCAT TlflCDC I1LU OUA UUini I IULIIO i M0SELEYALL0WS4HITS Detroit Unable to Score in Eighth ! With Bases Filled Score :? to 0. DETROIT, Aug. 25. Granting only four hits and eriking out sluggers when danger threatened, Moseley leal Boston to a 3 to 0 victory over De troit Sunday. Dauss, though wild at the start, also twirled well, but poor support had him in trouble on several occasions and also helped him to lose the game. " " " 'Z Boston scored the winning run in the lirst inning. With one out and Hooper on second. Speaker drove a bullet-like triple to left, which Hashed past Veach and dented the outfield wall. With two out in the sixth, Veach dropped Wagner's easy ily and, a few moments later, Hooper showed his ap preciation by dropping a single into right field which scored Yerkes', who ! had singled, and Wagner scored. Detroit filled the bases in the eighth hut Bauman swung vainly at a poor third strike. Da!;s fanned eight Bos ton batters. , ' Boston 100 002 0000 3 7 0 Detroit 000 000 000 0 4 2 Moseley and Cady; Dauss and Stan age, McKec. Umpires Evans and Ferguson. MACKMEN DEFEAT BROWNS ST; LOUIS, Aug. 25. Connie Mack's Philadelphia club' in the first Inning Sunday scored enough runs to win, but -did - not stop there, making nine runs in all. St. "Louis got but one player across the plate "through out the game. t. Louis was saved from a shut out in the fourth inning. Williams singled and was forced by Balenti. Brief was safe on Collins fumble, Ba lenti reaching - third. -Johnston walked and Compton batting for Agnew roll ed out to first scoring Balenti. Philadelphia ..511 000 000 9 15 1 St. Louis .....000 100 000 1 7 2 Bender and Schang: Weilman, Stone and- Agnew; McAllestcr. Um pires Egan and Dineen. IS RIFLE CHAMP OF U. S. CAMP PERRY. O.. Aug.. 25. By winning the president's match Satur day. Capt. W. II. Clopton of the 13th U. S.- cavalry is the champion indi vidual military rifle man of the United States. In this match he has a score of 266. " - Second place was taken by Corporal C. B. Ixini of Massachusetts, with a score of 260 points, and third by Geo. W. Chesley of Connecticut, who scored 259. Last year's record - was 235 points. The Herrick cup match, which opened Friday morning on the S00 and 900 yard ranges, was concluded today on the l.OOe yard rang, resulting in a victory for the Iowa state team, which scored 1.727 points. The Mas sachusetts team was second with a score of 1.702, and the U. S. cavalry team third with 1,601. Shooting in the championship re volver match - opened with three teams lined up, and the final scores resulted in a victory for Colorado j with a -score of L0"7,. a world's record score for. this match. New ork was second with a total of 916 and the Illi nois team thi:d with SCS. S-ISTOQJH I if Fine Pitching of Merz and Wil lis Enables Tailenders to De- feat Columbus Six to Three and Four to Nothing. INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 25. Colum bus could do nothing w ith Willis and j Merz and Indianapolis won both games of a double header here Sunday, G to 3 and 4 to 0. Indianapolis also took advantage of Columbus' errors in the second game and although the locals got only six hits, scored four runs. Both games were featured by fast field ing. Reilly threw Miller out at the plate after fielding Smith':? single in the first game and Hinchman starred in the second with a one handed catch of Krug's short fly. Indianapolis ...200 301 00 6 11 3 Columbus . ...110 000 100 3 8 2 Willis and Casey; Ferry and Smith. Second game: Indianapolis .. .200 110 00 4 6 0 Columbus,. ...000 000 000 0 7 4 Merz and Casey r Cook and Smith. Umpires Westervelt and Handiboe. CUBS OBJECT TO NEGRO Refuse to Play When Mohawk Giant Man Apiears to Pitch. SCHENECTADY. N. Y.. Aug. 25. The Chicago National league team Sunday defeated the Rutland Tri-State league club 5 to 0. Rutland wanted to pitch Wick wire, the Negro twirler of the Mohawk Giants, but the Chica go players refused to play against him. Chicago 300 020 0005 10 0 Rutland. ...,000 000. 000 0 6 3 Stack, Moore and Bresnahan; Sher man and Atkins. Umpires Glenn and Meacham. H00SIER CREAMS LOSE TO INDIANA HARBOR In a closely fought game of ten in nings the Hoosier Creams Sunday af ternoon were defeated by a strong In diana Harbor team. 3 to 2, at Indiana Harbor. The feature of the game was the hitting of Bender of- the Hoosier Creams, who, in four times at bat, got two three baggers and a single. H. Creams ..010 000 001 02 9 2 Indiana II. ..000 000 110 1 3 9 1 Hoosier Creams, Young and Huda; Indiana Harbor. Crozier and Evans. RUMELY MAN NAMED INTERURBAN APPRAISER LA PORTE, Ind.. Aug. 25. Ieonard Smith, formerly of the engineering department of the Rumely Co., will have charge of the work of taking an appraisal of the property of the Northern Indiana Railway Co., his in ventory to be filed with the interstate commerce commission. Mr. Smith will take an appraisal of the property from Goshen to Michigan City and from South Bend to the terminus in Berrien county, Mich. He figures that the work will require a year of his time as it will be exhaustive in. its summary of the value of the property, the market value of the material now, and the depreciation which has taken place. BREWERS BEAT ST. PAUL Cy Young Cnhittablo With Men on Bacs Score 15-0. ST. PAL, Aug. 25. Cy. Young was unhittable with men on bases and Milwaukee defeated St. Paul Sunday, 6 to 0. Errors by the St. vPaul out field contributed 'to all t ie runs made by the visitors. Walter Rehg left Sun day night for Detroit v.'here he will jo?i the Boston American league team Mc rid a v. Milw.vakee . ..010 030 110 0 12 1 St. PaJl 0 00 000 000 0 C -3 Young and Marshall: Reiger, Walk er and Miller. Umpires Chill and Irwin. 111 Try NEWS-TIMES WANT ADS GERGACZ TEAM WINS ERROR COMEDY 10-2 K. S. Team Furnilies Much Amuse ment to Crowd at Springbrook With Series of Hoots. The large crowd of baseball enthu siasts whjch gathered at Springbrook park Sunday afternoon to witness the game between the John Gergaez ag gregation and the K. & S. team were given a fair exhibition of comedy in baseball, when t-e rorr.K r won 10 to 2. The game v.as featureless from start to linish, the Gergacz's having the best of the argument throughout. In the fifth Martin of the K. & S. was pounded for four runs and was replaced by Hoglin in the sixth, llog-I-n allowed four runs during the re mainder of the game. Connors of the Gergacz's went to bat live times and succeeded in getting four hits. Wilton for the Gergacz's pitched a steady, consistent game, allowing only four hits, passing two men and benching eight. The K. & S. boys played a loose game, registering seven errors in all. GERGACZ AB. R. H. P. A. H. Green, 2b r 2 1 5 6 0 Connors. 3b 5 3 4 2 2 0 Pierce, lb f :; 2 11 1 0 Moore, rf 5, l l 0 n n Vargo, ss n o l 2 0 Holthu cf 4 0 o o 0 ft Wuse, If 4 1 ft ft ft 0 Gruber, c 4 0 I S r. ft Wilton, p 4 0 ( 0 5 0 Totals 41 10 X 2 7 21 0 K. & S. A"P. R. H. P. A. E. Hyde, rf 4 0 0 0 0 Major, cf 3 ft 0 0 1 0 Pocket, If 3 ft o o o n Happ, 3b 4 1 1 3 2 3 Marks, ss 4 ft ft 2 0 2 Hanlen. 2b 4 ft 1 0 1 1 Sokolowski. lb ... 4 1 o r, ft Cotel, c 3 o o 12 2 0 Martin, p 2 ft 1 3 1 1 Hoglin, j) 2 ft 0 1 0 0 Totals 33 2 .3 27 11 Gergaez Iftft 143 ftio- lft K. Sz S ftftft ftlO K0 2 Stolen bases Gergaez. 11; K. & S.. 2. Two-base hits Connors. Struck out By Wilton, S; by Martin, 6; by Hoglin, 5. Bases on balls off Wilton. 2. Time of garro One hour. 4 5 min utes. Umpires Wartha and Pacziny. BODY ARRIVES. INDIANAPOLIS. Auir. 25. Tho body of Dr. Calvin Fletcher, who was killed by a fall ,whib climbing a glacier in the 'west, arrived home here Saturday. The funeral was held from the residence here Sunday. t ENGLISH HATS from LONDON, ENG. 1D3E SACKVILLE ST. PICADILLY V Dean's hats have been the leaders for fifty years. We' ve secured the exclusive agency in this city. You are invited to call and see them. A "tv? tt- TI3t3 rr-Tjr' cO MICHIfi A N A N D CHICAGO. Aug. 25. Walter: John son won his 14th consecutive victory Sunday when Washington defeated Chicago 2 to 1 in the first game of the visitors' farewell series here. The garne was a pitchers' due! be tween Scott and Johnson, and So tt would undoubtedly have carried c the ietory if Ping Bodie had Tvn lest the ball in the sun. Johnson ha l opened the fifth with a triple. Moelp r followed with a base on balls. Tin3 next two men were easy outs, and Moeller took second on the second out. Gandil then drove the ball high into right field and Bodie. ran tor it. When almost under the sphere he lost sight of it in the blinding sun and the hit went for a double and Johnson and Moeller raced home with the .runs which won the game. Tho locals had taken a one run lead when Collins doubled and scored on Kuhn's single. Shrtstop Breton, who was rerentlv obtained from the Kansas City club of the American association, reported to Manager Callahan Sunday. Washington . .OftO 0 20 000 2 0 1 Chicago CIO ftftO noo I f, 0 Johnson and Ainsmith: Scott, Ben? and Euhn. Umpire? McGreevy and Connolly. LEAGUE STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE. W. L. Pet. New York SO 3 5 .f.?5 Philadelphia a?, ,60i Chicag 0 2 5 5 . 53') Pittsburgh r, 4 ..".'.') Brooklyn 50 .2 .4 45 Boston 41 0 4 .4:M Cincinnati 4S 7 3 St. Louis 4i 7 5 ..'1G5 AMERICAN LI !AC. U I :. Philadelphia 7 s o9 .007 Cleveland 7ft 4 9 .T.vS Washington 0 0 5 0 . 5CIN Chicago 0 5s .525 Boston 5 7 5S .40 Detroit 51 70 . 421 St. Louis 4S 70 .57 New York 4 0 7 4 .351 CENTRAL LILVGUi:. Grand Rapids SO CO .OS Et. Wayne 0 7 5S .5T.0 Springfield 50 05 . 170 Torre Haute ,57 07 . 10o Evansville 4 0 7C ..To 2 A II.UI C A X ASSOCIATION. ?.I i 1 wa u k ee 7 0 5 ..'SO Minneapolis . ......7 5 5 5 . 577 Louisville 7." 50 .500 Columbus 71 00 . 541 St. Paul 57 0s .4 50 Tcdedo 5S 71 15 Kansas City 5 7 7 3 .45S Indianapolis 4 s" So .J75 (jamls vi :st i : i ; i ) A v. National. No games scheduled. American. Detroit. 0: Boston. ::. Chicago, 1; Washington, 2. Cleveland, 4; Ntw York, 0. St. Louis, 1: Philadelphia, 0. Association. Indianapolis, 0-4; Columbus. 5-0. Kansas City. 7-2; Minneapolis, 7-13. St. Paul. 0; Milwaukee, 0. Toled- , 2-1; Louisville, 4-2. JVdernl. St. Louis, 7; Kansas Cy, 3. Chicago, ?, ; Indianapolis. 9. Cleveland. 0-1; Pittsburgh, 0-2. CLAIM INDOOR TITLE. South End Cubs are laying claim to the indoor baseball championship of the city, having won ;:0 gams out of 31, equaling la-t year's reeord. Ar rangements will be made f,- r reorgan ization of a team to play during the fall and winter months. LWDMARIv RUR.VS. VINCENNES. Ind.. Aug. 25. An historic landmark, the old Simul Harrison homestead, was destroyed bv fire here Sa'urdav, It was built in 1S11. DILLON VS. BROWN. INDIANA!' L I S. "Aug. 25. Jack Dillon, local welterweight boxer, be gan training Sunday for his ten round bout with George (Knoekout) Brown at Terre Haute Labor day aftTnoop. Dillon lias met Brown thro. times and has been awarded a popular de cision in each cont .-t. a: t i 1 3 W A S H I N G TO N v O