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14 wcek-End Edition, Mawh 3i-Aprii i, i9i7.L PASO HERALD SPORTS, RECREATION and OUTDOOR LIFE
'PLAYING CITY LEAGUERS OPEN SCHEDULE WITH A PARADE - Sunday Afternoon Crack Local Players Will Formally - Open the 1917 Season With Ceremonies at Park and Big Parade to Baseball Field. M MIKING the opening of the City league schedule of 1917, an automobile parade will be IieU Sunday afternoon through the heart of the city, start- ... -I. ,w.lA,.v fi-rtm h TfiH rlnli and wending down fsin HE DAYS OF REAL SPORT - - - -! BY BRIGGS MANAGER FOR SOX Barry Is the Only Playing Manager This Season; Covers Second Base. uij; j u vi j 'n at - " ....... . --- o i Antnnio street. Eventually the parade will wind up at Jlio Grande park, where I fnnr fiml lAmnflSfd of fast VOUD: ohi crs are scheduled to clash In the frs' two games of the new schedule Fas who destre to participate in the parade .ire requested to drive their automobiles to San Antonio and Florence streets and join the proces sion which will be barred to no one in in.- pates of the park itself are rea V H Hie league liaschnll In expected to be dished, out at the park when the Irami mrrt In the openinc same. Due to the fact that there are unly fmir clubs In the league a great deal of rivalry riM anil It Is expected that some mfht Koori baseball lit he een ns n mail. ' 'f'k nco the four teams met n r-ra' ticu uaraei" at the park and -It ough ihe playing would have been r'rgfriH improved it should be taken tj consideration that it was only a pr ''e match, and in view of that th fk: ers i-ouid not be expected to exert themselves. The scheduled , pa -cs Sjnday will count in the offi-- . ai -er-vMages. howeer. while the j 1 wduj-l playing records will bo dor n in the official book of scorer I Co 'ie, fi' everybody is expected to do ( the r lct toward winning the game for tK icspective teams. , In the first same the hard hit ting Juan Goraex team I scheduled to ir on against the l'lirlt HaK- m headed by Mm Dails, Vlllareal or Solo vtlll be the choice of mnn acer f.omex for the frame ithllc Ilati has three twlrlers to pick front In the persons of Flrennan. 1elss and Pete I.eyva. All three are reported to be in fine form and anxious for a try on the mound, t. ' 'i tf.ims will present a lineup t h FriMlar to that of last season. B: ' Miason. the hitting prowess of v. h is -ell known will be at the th id '-ciner for the Puritv team. Th p!ayt-r alone adds a tower of reKib to the Bakers. The lineup or the I 'avis team will probably be as follows: Calimea, catcher; Mortimer. fT-t Le, AJyesworth second base; Measn. third base: Talbot, shortstop; tdk'.r.s. left field; Davis, center field: T)arrell. right field: Weiss. Leyva or Brerra pitcher. Juan Gomex probable lineup is as follows: Chacon, catcher; Go mez first base, MInJnrez. second hnse Chnpparo, third base; Me dlna, ahortstopt Mesa, left field: faro, center field; Cnrpio. rlKht fields Mllareal or Soto, pitcher. Except Mortimer on first and Mea oon the Purity lineup as seen above .3 practically unchanged. Gomez has shifted Ca.ro to center field, and Carpio Into the right pasture. Medina Swatfest Began When Cubs Became Incensed At a Called Strike VThtLt was the matter with the Cubs Thursday afternoon when they sud denly fell on the ball and in the third and fourth innings ana Knocfeed !t all over the lot? Some say that the play ers of the Chicago team got mad at a cailed atrlko and proceeded to clean up, while others declare that the rlsi 'ors only wanted to fatten their batting- averages. Darinc the latter nart of th one of the Cubs was heard to say that they heard York was m line lor a big league berth and it would dn well ' to go slow at first. This may have i Hi . , j ... been the reason as the Windy City ; , Fulton says he Is glad of the chance aggregation did not open up their big to "I" 3iorr1?Jor ne P"UculT rea sons until the third inning; and com- i n, the, fact ,tD?VM..rrls .2 ma.n S1 pleted the bombardment in the fourth. bu."j and reputed hlttin? ability Fred V." Aldridge. formerly of Indianapo- 1 "lc.k was !oath. .to knoc!t out Charley is was known as one of the best p.tchers of the American Association is year. Aldridge exhibited quite a t of stuff on the mound, and held he Cuhs safely. Gallaher did good - ark oehind the bat for both York and Jrldge YALE PLAYERS MEET COLONIALS ! ew Haven. March 31. The Yale ase al. Cam today meets the Colonials of this city for its first opponents ot 'hescascin. The Colonials include a -unrber of old college stars. Indica tors are that Yale's lineup will be about as follows: Gkrfleid. pitcher: Mudge, catcher;. Bush, first base; Snell. second base: captain LeGore. shortstop: Johnson, ihird !;ase: Earley. left field; Arm strong, center field: Shepley. right This is in even resse veteran , cnmhlnatinn t . . . . , 4 S ?l i ,i3CJ- .I?,e bas br0e' t aiSJ LL1 Jhls ses"- with rcsmars oe- MAIL ORDERS 14 to 17 Miles Per Gallon CHANGE GEARS? NO!! Xot eu In the congested business district if jou art driving The Oldsmoblle. Its S cylinders make that flexiliility possible I503 f. o. b. Paso. f W" n' 1 will be at shortstop, while Chapparo r. ill appear at third base for the sec- 1 end time this season. Mlnjarez and , Gomez are at their regular stations 1 when seen at second and third, Talbot. Adkins, Hoy Davis. Darnell, Calimea and others of the Purity team are J riprht at home fn the places assigned them. 5 The lineups in the second tea in e i will lie: YV est on team Hrorrn, catcher; Aiitlerwon. first bane; Mi s' lot l. Kccond base; Madden, third lime: FlUIman. MkortMopi Con ntnKhnm, left field Hunter, renter field; Harmon, rlchf field; Thorpe, or Hanej-, pitcher. Feldmnn t'ar berry, catchers Duns on, first base: Tlroiin. nccond base; Doyle, third base; Se monr, nhortntop; I'uller. left field; Hunter, center field; llnnter. rlRht field; Flnher, Gillette or wnt, pftrher. Jack: Doyle, umpire. j Carl Morris May Be Matched For Fight In Gotham Very Soon Bis Carl Morris will get his chance in New Xork in April, when he toes the mark with Fred Fulton in a ten round bout at the Manhattan Sporting club. Carl recently returned to New York after a long absence, and an nounced that he is still very, much in the running for heavyweight hon ors, regardless of disappointing bouts in which he formerly figured in Goth am rings. The big fellow looks bet ter than ever before, but he will get r mf" ,evfr eI0T' but .he. J1'1 1et acId test when ne meets the lanky AVeinert when they met at Madison Square Garden, and when he had the Jersey Adonis tottering he asked the referee to stop the slaughter. It will be different in the case of Morris, ac cording to Fulton. ! AMATEUR CHAMPION IN CALIFORNIA Tasadena. March 31. Charles (Chick I Evans, national amateur and open champion, is here to play golf, but will not undertake his ranch advertised plan to teach ball players how to fol low through. This, he rears. vuuiu i be a violation of the amateur golf I rule. He will play over all the south- ern California courses. J , . . . . i 5IURPH1 WIM. FIGHT. Kansas City. Mo., March 31. Tommy Murphy, amateur lightweight boxing (hamnlnn will f I C-Vi t nnm mnrf, tfi T P- Ien1 his title. Then he is going to loin leiio ilia iilic iiibii lie 10 uiiib - the navy, he told Lieut. II. V. ilcCabe here Friday. .Murphy will participate ip the national amateur nouis next week in Boston. The Wright and Ditson line of Athletic Goods have no super ior. Style - Quality - Service 10 SOLICITED. Light Weight II HELL IS frame it m I "ss I IFiMl ! CTIIICHfflPM' 'I FITFBTHIIBffyi "War c r . r-r-I -mM I ll ilJia w I v w v r r w srvv.a l a. -M d wst f State Champion Defeats Goldberg of Phoenix and Retains Title. Tucson, Arir.. llarch 31. The late state tennis tournament at the Tucson Country club leaves tfm. Horrell. of rhoenix, still in possession of the state championship, following final match ing with Chester Goldberg, of Phoenix, whom he beat S-3, 9-7. 6-1. This gives Horrell full ownership of the LIU cup. Horrell and Goldberg In the doubles were matched against two university students. Dudley Brown and Charles Iseltn, who pressed them hard, the score standing 6-1. 0-6. 4-6. 7-5. 6-2. the match enlivened by the strong rooting of the university for Its repre sentatives. Hiss llarguerlte Chesney, of Glen dale, retained her women"s champion ship, defeating Miss Helen Ballard, late of Santa Barbara. The women's doubles was won by Hiss Ballard and Miss Phyllis Brannen. both of Tucson. Pfaving against Miss Chesney and Mrs. Ernest Lewis, of rhoenix. 6-4. 11-9, 6-4. RESULTS -:- In Baseball -: Fort Worth. Tex, March 31. The Detroit Americans defeated the N"ew York Nationals. Friday. 4 to 1. Cobb j drove in two scores with a double in I yne eigtn innmc Score. R. H. E. New York 1 6 6 Detroit 4 7 1 Batteries: New York. Anderson. Per- j,, Tarldpn. McCartv: Detroit. Rn. land. Cunningham and Stagg. Spencer. Ixuisvllle. Ky March 31. The Washington Americans met a second defeat in two days here Friday by the Cincinnati Nationals. S to 4. Walter Johnson lasted but two innings. Score. R. H. E. Cincinnati S 8 3 Washington 4 0 3 Batteries: Cincinnati, Toney. Eller and Wingo; Washington, Johnson. Craft, Thomas and Henry. Johnson. Olahoma City. Okla.. March 31. The Boston Americans defeated the Brook lyn Nationals here Friday, 10 to 4. Hits that would have been long drives were cut to singles by the wind. Brooklyn used 21 players. Score. R. H. E. Boston ie 13 1 Brooklyn 4 4 2 Batteries: Boston, Shore, Mays. Ty son and Thomas, Agnew: Brooklyn. Smith. Pfeffer, Mails. Appleton and Snyder. Moultrie. Ga March 31. The Boston Nationals hit Mogrldge had Friday and defeated the New York Americans. 3 to 1. Score. R. H. E. New York 1 5 3 Eoston 3 9 0 Batteries: New York, Mogridge. Shocker and Nunamaker. Walters; Bos ton, Allen, Cram and Gowdy. Amarillo. Tex March 31. The Chi cago National league first team de feated the second team here Friday, S to 6. New Orleans. La.. March 31.---Cleve-land Americans. 8; New Orleans South ern association. 3. BOOST OPENING DAY. "Twenty thousand for the opener," has been adopted as the slogan of the Portland Baseball Boosters club, which i is making plans to give the Portland team of the Pacific Coast Baseball league a big reception when it onenn the 1917 season in Portland with San i Francisco April 17. There will be an opening day pa rade through Portland streets before the game, city officials probably will form the honorary opening battery i and the crowd will be supplied with ' badges of red. white and blue' fans. 1 NLY three days from Monday, and the Pacific Coast league will formally start the 1917 sea son for organized baseball. Two days following the opening date of the coast players, the Texas league will commence, and on April 11 the National and American circuits will formally inaugurate their schedules for the sea son. Coincident with the majors scores of leagues of lesser rating over the cauntxy will start the season, and base ball will be fairly launched for 1917 Th e local City league will start Sunday afternoon at Rio Grande park. Jack Uoyle, one-time Baltimore Oriole, and a well-known flsnre In lmeball, will officiate as um pire, Sunday aftemcon In the City League games. Doyle has been here for some time, and Is regard ed as a competent umpire la every particular. Art Schwind. a former Texas leaguer, arrived in El Paso Saturday afternoon en route to Globe. Arl.. where he will play this eeason. Schwlnd was in the Texas circuit for four yea-s. and was one of the leading shortstops of that j league. The Gloae team at present is being handled by Charley Arbogast, formerly of Vernon, according Schwind. THE MECHANICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE HERALD AND THE BASE- ' BALL TEAM OF THE MORNING PA- ; PER WILL HAVE IT OUT SUNDAY , AFTERNOON AT THE FOUNDRY i GROUNDS. '- The official btrwllnjr averasrea at the Cactus alleys will be ont .Sunday afternoon, and there Is quite a bit of Interest to see who is leading. The boirllne season for ten pins will close within a short time. Preparations are going on at the Y. M. C. A. for the annual circus vhich is given in the gymnasium during the early part of May. The circus is under the charge of director A. L. Holm. The Chicago Cubs will be the pen- ' nant winners of the National league if they hit the major league pUchers j as hard as they pounded Lefty York Thursday. It would certainly be a Kreat thins If El Paso could land one of the championship tennis matches that are pulled off annually la the east. Efforts hate been made for several years to cet some of the title matches for Kl Paso. f it Jack Britton. claimant of the wel terweight championship, has been sus pended by the Ohio state boxing com mission because of his alleged stalling in a bout there recently. Britton has been put on the pan freely by eastern boxing critics as a result of his fail ure to fight, it is said Training is golnir nlnnn consist ently In the camps of Ttenny Leon ard and Freddie Welsh, who will meet at Xtw York City on April 4. The lightweight championship will be at stnke and there Is snre to he a battle. Ilnth N chirrs claim a victory over each other. 5f Tfr LARRY DOYLE. THE FORMER GIANT SECOND BASEMAN AND NOW A MEMBER OF THK CHICAGO CUBS. HAS Qi ITB A NUMBER or FRIENDS SANTA FE FUEL CO. O J 5v First ! rap)5) National 4 On Savings AccU. i b i 1 1 n. w ri I ml 111 if b II; LU IV! I) L Ki IN EL PASO WHO WENT OUT TO SEE llIM WORK THURSDAY. THE! WERE DISAPPOINTED, HOWEVER. it Preparations are nei-tir made at Rio Granue park for a record crowd, when the four trams of the league clash in the first games of the schedule. The members of the teams Individually Iiave a large number of friends, and there is liable to be considerable root ing when the games are called by Jack !e Game to start promptly at I:1S o'clock. C.nV.C.G TO BUFFALO. Boston. Mass March 31. A trade has been arranged between the Boston Americans and the Buffalo club of the International league, by which Albert T- .4 .... nifthu- lft 4.I. T , . team and Wan firefrtr a nltrhr sd ' cne other player, will be turned over to uunaio, according to advices from Ok lahoma City. Okla where the world champions played an exhibition game Friday. Removal Notice. El Paso Seed Co. is now located at the corner of Campbell and San Antonio Sts. One block east of City Hall and Court House. Phone 361. Adv. Ivv naiuoes jci iccc; Mean to You? I Have you ever thought it over? In buying an automobile you must consider Jj .Sprvirp fnr pvpi-v new car liWe anv nfhpr mechanism needc, a certain amntint Si IS of "fussing over" to put it in first class running condition. sHU tTTtr T 1 , s. w -v sr T Y T si T a llliit IWHillN YUU bUY A lmvRotef7 i from an authorized agent you get real service. We have just equipped a com plete service department for Chevrolet owners, with a complete stock of parts and in charge of competent service men trained in the Chevrolet factories. ST ALEY Phone 8020. Athletes All Over East Will He Entered in National Title Matches. Portland.0 Ore.. March 31. The Met ropolitan. Middle Atlantic. New Eng land and Southern associations of the Amateur Athletic Union will be rep resented in the national wrestling championships to be staged here May 1 and 13 under the auspices of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic club. President L. Benedetto of New Or leans, of the Southern V A. U. branch. stated that in adJition to a full team from his asso lation a lightweight 1 wrestler of Tuiane university and a middl .eight mat artist, representing the Elks' lodge, wiU be enterei President T. Mejer t the Middle Atlantic association, with headquarters i Prout of the New England association, have notified the association that tl ey will send the winners of the tryouts in their respective districts to the I Portland tournament. Chevrolet Service is free to all oxsmers of Chevrolet cars purchased from pre vious Chevrolet agents prior to this dale and to all owners of Chevrolet cars purchased from us. Authorized Southwestern Distributors for the E. H. FLETCHER Phone 7767 TEMPORARY SERVICE STATION STANTON and MONTANA CATCHERS MAKE GOOD MANAGERS N-EW YORK. N Y., March 31. Takin-f up fifteen major league managers it is learned that six were catchers, four pitchers, four in- field men and one an outfielder on major league teams. The only playing manager this sea son in either league is Barry of the Rex Sox, who will cover second base, his old station on the Athletics. The backstops who have become managers are: Connie Mack of the Athletics, Stalllngs of the Braves, Mitchell of the Cubs. Robinson of the Kodgers. Foh: of the Clevelands and Moran of the Phillies. Thr former twirlers are. Christy Matbeivson of Cincinnati. Donovan of the Yankees, Callahan of the Pirates and f'rlfnth of the Wash ington Senators. John MeGraw of the Giants and Hughie Jennings of the Timers played third base and shortstop for the Balti more Orioles about twenty years ago. Hugglns of the Cardinals was the reg ular second baseman up to last season. Fielder Jones of the Browns is re membered as the center field manage of the White Sox In 190S. . Connie Mack eaoj-fit for Wash ington and later for Pittsburg. Stallinss performed behind the bat for Ilrooklyn in IMH). Mitchell rnncht for the Yankees In 1910 and Moran vfas a Cub backstop the same year. Robinson and Foh!. rrrrr Oriole and Cleveland receiv ers, respectively. It is scarcely necessary to rea!l Mathewson as a Giant pitcher while Donovan was an efficient man In the box for the Tigers, and C'llahan twir" ed and Griffith twirled for the White Sox. A Prudent ecision is the appointment of the Rio Grande Valley Bank & Trust Company as your Executor, assuring that every matter per taining to your estate will have the proper attention and care. Ask us for any desired informa tion. El Paso, Texas. Chevrolet. 355-357 Myrtle Ave.