Tuesday, Jnne First, 1915.
SPORTS, RECREATIOM, OUTDOOR LIFE CONDUCTED BY A. H. E. BECKETT ("BECK")
PASO FIFTH ITU;
m is i er shone
Umpire's Decision Arouses Tucsonians to Such an Extent
that Brown Threatens to Ba r Kane From Grounds, Al
though McCloskey Says the Ruling Proper; Teams
Play Tight, Fast Ball to an Exciting Finish.
jL'CSON, Ariz Jane
won Its fifth victory of the series
Monday in a bitterly contested
gjme which was marred by the most
senpus squabble which has taken place
so far. In the last of the seventh, with
the bases foil and two down. Slagle,
the new twirler, -was at bat and drew
three balls and two strikes the next
ball pitched meant a breaking of the
tie and the same for the home team or
Brashear. who had batted for Ritchie,
sent Andrada into the came to ran for
him and went down to the third base
oaciung box to try to send "Spots"
SlacMurdo home with the winning run.
Hi Glj nn stood In position watchin?
Bliss for the signal when MacMurdo
started home. McGlynn threw the ball
v, me and Bliss t. cged MacMurdo, who
was railed out by Kane. Then the
trouble started. Brashear claims that
Mi Glvnn threw the ball home while
standing in the pitcher's box and that,
inasmuch as the throw conn ted for a
ball, MacMurdo was forced in with a
ran. Kane contends, as does McClos
key, that McGlynn stepped out of his
box and threw the ball to catch the
runner, which he did, and thereby re
tired the side and forced Slagle to
appear first at bat in the next Innins.
It's Almost a Riot.
Brashear protested the same and the
grandstand and bleachers went wild to
such an extent that the police were
forced to put one man off for trying to
s'art trouble with McCloskey and when
lare left the grounds he was stoned
bf a number of boys who were egged
on by older men.
"resident Brown, of Tucson ad
dressed a letter to president Hughes,
of the league, last evening, saying he
nnuld nut allow Kane on these grounds
again and that he would not consent
to ha e his team play in any game um
pired by Kane.
Tn an interview, John J. McCloskey.
rnag-er of the El Paso club, said that
ilcllynn had stepped two feet out of
h s box and had thrown the ball wide
By Irwin Locke.
1. El Paso , for the purpose of catching the runner
and had done so and inasmuch as he
had not started his windup ho had a
right to throw the ball anywhere.
Both Tram Plar Well.
Both teams played star ball through
out and the battle between Slagle and
McGlynn was about a draw; both were
touched up In the first Inning when
each team made two runs. From then
on It was a game of as tight, fast ball
as could be found anywhere. Duddy
made his usual home run with the
longest drire of the season over center
field fence and Mathes added to the ex
citement by knocking out one of the
Bi Fase AH
Perrine, 2b .......... 4
Mathes. lb i
Daddy, 3b ........ 3
Thompson, rf ........ 4
Bliss, e 4
Baaer. cf 4
Pendleton, ss ....... 4
Hayes. If I
McGlynn. p .......... 4
Knight, lb 1
NOT HURTING THE WATER
Conrrlsht. 191S. International News Service.
KEY3U0G, DOr-T 0Z1NK
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Bl&TfcXjfC'OM THE' Z.QOF
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1 3 2
StaeIU. if 2
Stroloff, 2b 4
Ritchie, rf .....
Slagle, p ,
Andrada, rf ....
.33 i it ;r 15
Batted for Ritchie In 7h
Jl""11 211 MS 0 4
ElPaso 31 t Ml s
Summary: Stolen base. Mathes: sacrifice
hits, Ritchie. Stroloff: sacrifice fly. Duddy:
two base hits. Perrine, Knight. MacMurdo.
Stadelli: home runs. Duddy. Mathes; double
play. Mathes to Pendleton: struck out. by
McGlynn 2. by Slagle 2; base on balls, off
McGlynn 5. off Slarle 3r hit , it,.i,4 k.u
McGeehan by McGlynn; wild pitch. McGlynn
passed bau. Bliss; left on bases. EI Paso 6,
Tucson 10; first on errors. El Paso 0, Tncsof
1; time of game, 2 2S; umpire, Kane.
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Score Is 5 to 2 in the Closing
Game of Series; Solons
Score First in Seventh.
Pkoonlx. Artt, June 1. The nuks
took Mondoy's game at the local ba'I
park by a score of a to 2 in 13 inn n-s.
The Solons got the first score of tha
game in the seventh when Heste w 18
beamed by Irion, took second on Nutt a
infield out and scored on Bowling
In the eighth. Raedel singled nn 1
Mnrphy came along with a trie ,
which gave the Dukes their first scor
Murphy came home when HumDhri-a
lifted a long sacrifice fry to the out
field. The Solons tied it up in the last of
the ninth. Hester singled, advanced
to second on Nun's sacrifice hit and
came home on bowling's single.
Irion had retired in the eighth to
make room for a pinch hitter and Jor
dan had taken the mound for the vis
itors. In the last of the eighth. Brown
batted for McCreery and Smiley Sono
4ni went to the mound for tho home
team. Be pitched nice ball until the
lth when, with two on bases, Hemott
slammed oat a double and Jordan fol
lowed with another double. The rally
resulted in three runs and gave tho
victory to Reed's men. The box score
Albaasenrae AB. R w wi a it
jsBrpiiy, n ......... 7
Humphries, ss 5
HMhunan. rf 5
CarBsan, cf G
French. 2b s
Bavts. 3b 5
Harriott, lb 6
Raedel. e 4
Men, p 2
Jordan, p 3
IS 10KEN, Sffi Dfli
Wills Great Speedway Race, I never was back of fourth place. He
jsreaiong Time .Record;
Resta Finishes Second.
loth lap. He lost the lead in the 315th
mile when he stopped at the pits, but
regained it in the 335th, when Resta
I aniuueu 1010 me retaining wall and
Indianapolis, Ind, June 1 Ralph De I was "rced to make a tire change as the
Pilmi joyful over what he terms the f reuit. After that, De Pal ma never
oriakins: of the 1inx" which haji knt was headed, althoucrh Resta timhui hi.
Htm ironi winninc? races, won tne soe
mile Speedway automobile race here
"SMOKr SMILEY IS PHOENIX IDOL;
Jose Sonoqui, Picked Up by Phoenix Manager in Mo
ment of Desperation, Delivers Puzzling Ball Which
Batters Pass Up and Lat er Regret; McCreery and
Toner Badly Needed, However, by Solons.
. HOENIX, Ariz., June 1 No, the when it Is necessary Smiley usually
I car to the limit.
Car Beclns to Fall.
u -raimas machine ran nerfotlv
Monday and at the same time collected
320 000 prize money. He broke all rec
ords for the course by driving the race
in five hours, 33 minutes and 55 1-2
seconds. His average speed was 89.81
nines an nour. rne previous record I victor- . , i-. Y Yi.i '" i
was made in 1910 by Rene Thomas, I w 2.,.t .T1! '" ,1912 when, with
who drove the course in six hours, jl r!V macnine Droke
three minutes and 4S.S seconds. . WJLS,nLhliit th Pllzf be thought
until the beginning of the 498th mile,
when it showed signs of faltering.
Spectators feared that th - ...u
fall him and he would be robbed of
Dario Resta. who finished second.
contested every mile of the way with
the winner and the battle of these two
pilots was the feature of the contest.
Resta never quit trying to head off De
Palma and he finished only four min
utes after the winner crossed the tape.
Resta's time was five hours, 37 min
utes and 34.94 seconds.
Seven Cars Finished.
Gil Anderson was third and com
pleted the race In five hours, 4S min
utes and 27.57 seconds. Out of 23 cars
that started, 11 finished, of which ten
received prize money.
That De Palma's victory was a pop
ular one was shown by the demonstra
tion by the thousands of spectators
r ho rose and cheered wildly as the
winner finished his last lap. De Palma
drove into his garage immediately after
he received the checkered flag which
announced his victory, and locked his
doors. His first words were praise for
bis mecbancician who rode by his side
durlnsr the long grind. Enthusiastic
friends burst open the doors of the
garage and De Palma became the cen
ter of attraction for hundreds of peo
ple who fought far a chance to shake
Resta Rusbed "Winner Hard.
Te Palma drove a consistent race. He
IX In. hiih
asPOOd as won a few minutes before.
...e jiiu. is uroKen. ne exclaimed
when h was hailed as victor.
'o One Injured.
This year's race was the first held
here In which no person was Injured.
Although the weather was threatening
and the race had been postponed from
Saturday, a large crowd was on hand
to witness the event.
The track was Ideal for high speed
as it was chilly and tires lasted much
longer than is usual on a brick course.
The winner made two stops for tires
and fuel. Speedway officials said to
night that the record probably will
stand for years.
Ten drivers divided J5S.000 prize
money, of which De Palma's share is
520,009. They finished as follows:
Ralph De Palma, Dario Resta. Gil
Anderson, Earl Cooper, Tom CDonnel.
Bob Burman. Howard Wilcox. Tom
Alley, Hughle Hughes, (driving for
Billy Carlson), and Noel Van Raalte.
JOE W0LTER WINNER IN
PHOENIX MOTORBIKE RACE
Phoenix. Ariz, June 1. Consistent
riding and the staying powers of their
machines won for Joe Wolter and Har
ry Crandall the 2.00 mile motorcycle
race held at the Arizona fair grounds.
Wolter. a factory rider, took first place
In 3:07:27 1-5. Crandall. a local ama
teur, was only 55 seconds behind. Both
were mounted on Harley-Davidsons.
Martin Graves, professional, riding an
eight valve Indian, finished in third
place. Lorenzo Boido, of Phoenix, was
fourth on a factory Indian and Frank
Montgomery fifth on a stock Excelsior
No other riders finished.
Ten riders started. Graves held the
lead for 25 miles, when he wen to the
pits for a minor adjustment When he
went back to thp trapV h -nra. ai-rtH
but he was soon in second place, Cran
dall having gone to the pits for a sho-t
space. At the end of IM miles Graves
went back to the pit for gasoline and
oil and from that time on to the end
he held third position.
idol of the Pboenix fans is not
A- little Demaggio, who is a terror
with the stick and never lets anything
get by out In left field. It is not
John Nntt, the most dependable batter
on Herb Hester's payroll. Nor is it
Byrd Lynn, who is far superior to the
other Rio Grande association back
stops who have appeared here and is
also a batter of parts. It is no less a
person than "Smoky Joe Smiley." who
is to be given the honor' of being re
ferred to officially hereafter by his
own proper name of Jose SonoquC But
the fans will never call him anything
When Hester went out on somebody's
vacant lot and told the coffee colored,
string-shaped Smiley to lob a few over
the plate for him, he was desperate.
"Red Toner and Ed McCreery were
not going well and Herb Hall couldn't
be worked every day. Hester needed
another pitcher and needed him badly.
At that time Smileys arm was sore,
for he had been doing quite a lot of
practicing in the hope that there might
be a place for him in some Rio Grande
lineup. It was still sore Saturday,
when he put on a white Solon uniform.
He began to warm up before the game
started and the Dukes, also some of
the Solons. couldn't restrain their
mirth. For when Smiley delivers the
ball he looks like he is going to fall to
pieces. And it is a wonder how he
ever gets them over the plate, for when
the ball leaves his hand it seems to be
traveling in almost any direction. But
cut a corner of the plate. Huelsman.
Carman and other heavy hitting Dukes
let all kinds of good ones go by, not
realizing until too late that the sphere
had curved just far enough to satisfy
the umpire that It was a strike in
stead of a ball.
Crandall, Zamlock's claim to fame rests
more on his sticking ability than on
Phoenix would like to adopt Reed.
On two occasions last week he walked
out-on the field and told his players to
quit fighting the umpire and play ball.
It cannot be denied that there is
some complaint about the umpiring of
Kane and Sterling, both from the play
ers and from the fans. They are not
COFFEY BEATS UP
"TRIAL HORSE" FLYNN
New York, June 1. Jim Coffey, the
Dublin giant, stopped Jim Flynn, the
Pueblo fireman, in the ninth round of
their IS round match in the open at the
Brighton Beach race track Monday
Flynn was badly beaten and bleeding
from the nose and mouth, but still on
his feet when his seconds threw the
accused of partiality, but just of "bum J sponge Into the ring in the middle of
FIFTH V. S. CAVALRY
TEAM BEATS DRV.V MA Wit
Philadelphia, Pa., Jane L Aided by
a 13 goal handicap, the polo team of
the Fifth United States cavalry de
feated Bryn Mawr in the opening
match for the Morelton cup Monday.
The score was 12 1-2 to 10.
WELLS KNOCKS OIT SSIITIL
London. Eng- June 1 Bombardier
Wells Monday night knocked out Dick j
Smith, the light neavyweight champion I
the ninth round. From the seventh
Flynn had been fighting gamely with
one hand, his left, hanging limply.
Flynn gave one of the gamest exhibi
tions of his career and kept boring in
round after round, taking all the pun
ishment that the Irish giant could ad
minister. In the fifth round Flynn
shook Coffey with a left to the Jaw and
a right to the bead, forcing him to the
ropes. Coffey recovered quickly and.
b uppercutting and Jabbing worked
himself out of a delicate position.
The EI Paso Ice and Refrigerator Co.
Maintains its own delivery system.
of England. In the ninth round of a 20 1 Pure distilled water and ice. Phones
round match. 1H-115. Advertisement.
Heater, lb ..:
Downs-. 2b .
MeArdle, ss .
Ptttzsan, cf .
Seaaloa. 3b ..
McCreery, p ..
.42 2 7 39 24
Zsmloeh batted for Irion In 1th.
Browa batted for McCreery In 8th.
Hall batted for Sonoout In 13rh
Albvqaerqiie 0( 0 t:o oo 9 S
Pboenix 04 tM 181 000 0 2
Summary: Stolen base. Raedel: sarrtflce
hit. Nutt: secriflee fly. Humphries, two base
hits, Jordan. Herriott. Dessarelo. three base
hit. Marphy: doable plays. Preach to Hum
phries to Herriott. Scanlon to Dowilnsr to
Hester, DewUng to MeArdle to Hester Sono
qnt to MeArdle to Hester; bases on bal s,
off Irtea 1. off Jordan 1. off McCreery J. off
Soaoqui 2: struck out. by Idoa 1. by Jordan
3. by McCreery I. by Sonoqul 1. hit by p.tehej
ball. French by McCreery. Carman by Sono
qm: balk. Sonoqul, time of came, 2 00. era
TOAKITM BEATS JOE FXTVt.
Denver. Colo June 1 Stanlev Yoa
kum, of Denver, was awarded the de
cision over Joe Flynnt also of Penver.
in the 14th round of a schedule 3 27
rouna nout. wnen Flynn refused to
throe. Flynn up to this time
taken 'considerable punishment.
men are lightweights.
Smiley has done good work for local 2
amateur and semi-pro teams. The
fans had the Idea that he lacked
"noodle" in tight places, but he never
had a manager like Herb Hester back
of him before.
Phoenix enthusiasts are praying that
Hester's veteran twirlers, McCreery
and Toner, will strike their stride
again soon. Until they do. Hester
must depend chiefly upon Hall and the
mystifying but inexperienced smiiey.
Bill Dowling says that If the grand
stand doesn't quit calling him "Dar
ling" he is going ud there some of
these days and brain somebody. But
Demaggio doesn't mind being called
Twelve inning games Thursday and
Friday, and Sonoqul's sensational vic
tory Saturday, were responsible for the
record breaking crowd at Phoenix Sun
The crowd gasped when George
Reed seal in a pitcher. Zamlock. as a
pinch hitter. Batting in his own time,
Saturday, Zam slammed a home run.
But he wasn't sent back to the mound
in the next inning. Like Yingllng and
"Beck's" Amen Corner
At New York 3. OOP 31
Western Battery and Magneto Co. ,
508 N. Kansas St- , El Paso, Texas.
Bosch Magneto Ignition withDePalma's Merce
des won 500 mile race-fastest race inhistory
average 89.8 miles per hour; second, Resta,
Peugot ; third, Anderson, Stutz. Every car
to start used reliable Bosch Magneto
Ignition; of course.
BOSCH MAGNETO CO.
WE ARE DISTRIBUTORS FOI1 BOSCH SIAGXETOS.
VTflLLIAM A. H0ERELL, who won
the singles championship ia the
Border States tennis tournament, is
an automobile agent at Phoenix.
He was rnnnercp in the singles in
1913 and won the title in 1914 and
1915. With Ainsworth, he won the
donbles championship in 1913 and
1914, losing out this year. He is
Arizona singles champion, and, with
Ainsworth, donbles champion. He is
said to have the best American
twist service in the southwest and is
strictly a net player. He is weak
backhand on high bounds and can't
smash while moving back. This
weakness was apparent in Sunday's
match with Ferguson,
M0RMAN A. FERGUSON is assist
ant to the southwestern district
manager of the American Smelting
and Refining company, of this city.
He won the Bolder States singles
championship in 1913 and was runner-up
to Horrell last and this year.
Twice he has been runner-up in the
doubles and this year, with Christie,
he won the championship in that
class. He lobs wonderfully and uses
his head all the time. The "Border
States Tennis" declares that -"he is
the best fellow in the land bnt he
drives a Ford."
"DORDER STATES TENNIS," the
official organ of the Border
States Tennis association, has just
issned its spring number and devotes
considerable space to El Paso and
the Border States tournament. It
is a newsy publication and is worthy
of the support of the tennis players
of the southwest. It contains a
number of joshes on local tennis
stars and much valuable tennis information.
""THERE is some satisfaction in the
ne7s that Ralph SePalma won
the Indianapolis speedway auto race
for, despite the war, there were sev
eral noted foreign drivers in the
"THAT motorcycle race at Salt Lake
City on Sunday must have been
a peach. The doctors will reap a
harvest taking care of the injured
riders. Incidentally, mention should
be made of the pluck shown by the
riders, two of whom were knocked
unconscious through falls and yet
got back into the race while another
finished with a broken wrist. But
motorcycle races over 203 miles of
country roads, entirely unpoliced,
should be prohibited. They are dan
gerous, not only to the riders but
to the residents along the road.
YOU can't always believe what
you are told. Herb Hester and
George Reed led Jim Brown to be
lieve that the EI Paso ball team
was a weak aggregation. Jim says
that it was costly information to
find out that the Mackmen are about
the best in the league. Incidentally,
Brown is showing a lot of baseball
sense in the way he is handling his
team.. As soon as a weak spot
appears, Jim gets busy and lands a
new player. And his team is not the
most epensive in the league by a
""THE Commercial league has sent
in a vote of thanks to The
Herald for the space and "impartial
comment" upon their Sunday games
at Washington park. It is rather
unusual for a newspaper to receive
thanks from a baseball league and,
in turn, we wish to thank the officers
of the league for their courtesy.
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