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Baseball is assured for Tii'jiiia not want to accept charity, nor
this season. t did he want to begin the season
The entire Coinruerclal club
got hchind the Tiger team yes
terday afternoon, voted to do all
ill Its power lo support the club,
and mill Russ Mull to go ahead
anil get his players together.
••We'll raise the rands," u|d
the enthusiastic Commercial club
Anil so. today. Hall is tele
graphing and writing all over the
country net thin players for his
Itll lentil. Some of last year's
members will reiimin, hut Hull
intends to have an A-l club this
year, and he is going to net play
ers or siifllcient ability so tunl
lie can assure Tacoma of siime
Within two weeks players will
begin arriving in Tacoma. in
three weeks training should be
gin. Although tha season's sched
ule tins not liei n made out, il is
believed thai the league trill start
lis playing about April 1 x.
At Hie Commercial club civic
committee's ineeetlng yesterday
afternoon friends of baseball ex
plained Runs Hall's position. They
told the ilnli that Hal! wanted ,o
handle tha club, but (hat he lid
Frank Farmer is taking a ftftlf
form of training this time.
lie slipped off to Ihe hills
Wednesday, ami has been hiking
about with a heavy rifle, search
ing for big game, ever since.
When Sam Howard arrived
yesterday, he was somewhat mys
tified over the fact thai Farmer
had left town. This morning be
-got .the big logger-boxer on Ihe
long distance telephone at Ka
powsln. Farmer reported thai ne
thought he could get Into condi
tion just as easily, and have
some fun about it, by hunting for
a few days or so. He Is also
visiting his old friends in Ihe
Kapowsln antl Orting country,
Billy Murray, whom Farmer
meets at Glide rink Monday
night, put on one of the funniest
"SHEP," MASCOT OF
OLYMPICS, IS DEAD
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Members of the City league are
this week bewailing the deatli of
"S!iep," the faithful shepherd
dog owned by Hoy Wilkowskl.
"Shep" was a baseball dog.
He was never so much at home
as when he was chasing balls in
practice, or watching a game
from the bench. Members of
the league say that Shep actually
understood the game. He was 12
years old, and was mascot last
SPOKANE, Wash., Feb. 26.—
Nick Williams, of Portland, well
known baseball man of the North
west, will manage the Spokane
North western league team '.his
season, according to an an
nouncement by President F. C.
The new Indian chief managed
the Portland team in 1911, 1912
and 191.1, and the Portland-Bal
lard team in 1914. Last season
he lost his berth la the North
western when Portland dropped
Weed -ifcr Urt Vimfrnft* MornimY.
H Peterson and Cook-
H sic, formerly Pfister
H proprietors, nnnoiiure
H the opening of their
■ new billiard parlor
■ Heturilny. Feb. 2tt.
M »4___ Pacific Aye.
■ 0-f.l Commerce St.
SPORTS and AMUSEMENTS _r._L
without assurance of support.
Members of the committee pub
lished yesterday reported, to the
larger committee (hat they were
heartily in favor of helping the
It was decided lliut Hall should
issue l,."iOO season hooks, to he
sold at I", each. A committee of
lift members will he selected, in
."id groups of three each, to sell
lli.se hooks. With 17,100 in
cash, Hall could not only get M_
team suing, but could he assured
of success for the season.
President Kdgnr ('. Wheeler of
the Commercial club begged per
mission to buy season hook No.
I. Other meinliers show est *>.git: _
The books are being printed
today, and will he put on sale
early next week. A whirlwind
campaign of three day* will he
made, It is expected.
In the meantime. Russ Hall,
happj as ii clam at high water, is
summoning baseball players to
the Tiger elan, preparing to fix
up Athletic park, and getting
himself neck deep in good hard
training stunts yesterday after
noon that has ever been seen
here. He boxed Earl Couners
and Ray Hunt, both feathers, at
the same time.
While Karl was boxing in front
Kay would get behind Murray
antl bll'f hlni on the ear. Murray
would spin around lo meet Ray,
and Connors would biff him. It
was a merry battle antl a comical
one. but the two youngsters tired
out long before Murray showed
any signs of exhaustion.
Karl Conners and Al I.upo will
appear on the card Monday night,
instead of Leslie Calvert And
Howard .Hlfries. Calvert's ill
ness has prevented him going on.
Paul Steele reports that the ad
vance sale of tickets indicates a
record crowd for the big smoker.
year for the Olympic club. All
the amateurs and semi-pros of
Tacoma knew him. Old age caus
ed his death.
Wilkowskl Is still anxious to
sign up practice games for his
"Head Hunters" team. The team
is organized for the purpose of
early practice. Practically ill
the members will [day later on
City league teams. Any team
wanting a practice game should
call up Roy at Proctor 2404.
out and Aberdeen took the fran
chise, but he obtained a position
as umpire in the Pacific Coast
league. Williams Is very popular
amoug Northwestern ball fans.
De Oro Loses
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26. —
Alfredo de Oro fell down badly
ln the last block of the three
cushion billiard championship
tournament last night, losing his
title to Charles Ellis of Pittsburg.
When the game started tonight
the score was 100 to 89 In de
Oro's favor. Ellis made 61
points, and won the title, how
ever, while de Oro was making
29. The final score was l-'.o to
Tacoma "V" at
Tacoma Y. M C. A. wrestlers
will travel to Seattle this after
noon where they meet the "V"
wrestlers of that city tonight ln
an Inter-city contest. The Taco
ma squad has been coached by
N. D. Moser, clever wrestler, and
ia in excellent condlton. Among
ths wrestlers who represent Ta
coma are Val Comstock, Joe
Crumb, Cannlchael, Bur well.
Craig, Evans, Granrud, Hill, Mon
galian, Tom Ellis, Kade.
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JABS AT ALL ROUND SPORTS
There'll be some regular
scraps when those lads at
Spanaway get. together to
night. None of 'em are ex
pert boxers, but they are all
husky farmer hoys, and they
sure know how to fight. Be
sides the boxing, the Spana
way A. C. is throwing in a
chicken dinner. Yum!
Dtftkft Monieal, sporting
editor of the I'niversity of
Colorado dally publication, is
said lo be a far-seeing scribe.
Whatever we say about
Louis H. Bean regarding his
franchise schemes, or his
failure to heat the street
cars, or his paving hetween
the wheels, we take off our
hat to him as a sport. He
is getting behind the Tiger
team again tills year with
Besides being a baseball
enthusiast, Louis likes other
games, such as golf and
tilings. They even say that
when he makes a rotten
drive or a punk putt he re
marks under his breath "No
Fair." We're not sponsor
for that statement, though.
According to Frnak Mo
ran, the fighter who can
wait is a dangerous gent.
What a bear this Fred Ful
ton must be.
A remark about "Silent"
.loe Gorman in one of the
papers the other day remind
ed Paul Steele of the man
ner in which Joe was gently
ousted out of this city some
time back. Joe was lured
into the room of a certain
flashily clothed boxing pro
moter, aud tapped gently on
the bean before he had hard
ly gotten .Into the room.
When he was released from
the room an hour later his
own mother wouldn't have
recognized him. Joe had
made the indiscretion of an
tagonizing some o fthe pow
ers that be.
Life in the spring training
camp of the San Francisco
Seals ought to be a round of
hilarity. Among those pres
ent will be Gay, rookie play
er, and one Joy, dean of San
Francisco sport writers.
Anybody would know that
spring had come, just by
glancing at the sport pages
of the Tacoma newspapers.
A month ago the writers had
to resort to extreme strategy
ln order to get enough news
to fill up space. Now the
dope Is coming ln so fast that
the sport scribes hardly have
time to take 10 minutes for
And the golf season hasn't
We hate to say it, girls,
but there's no use wasting
your time around this Fight
ing Billy Murray person. He's
engaged to he married, and
he's starting south in a few
days to meet the sweetest
little girl In all the land. She
lives ln Oakland.
Talk about your original
fellows! The jitney bus men
are going to stage a four
round boxing exhibition at
their ball March 2. Pretty
soon we may expect a mo
tion picture show in the llt
ney as we ride home, or a
harmony chorus on the cor
ner as we wait for our even
ing busride home.
Although G. W. Peterson play
ed a sensational game last night,
his nervousness caused him to
make a poor safety shot, and A.
J. Scallon took advantage of tho
opportunity to run out on him,
winning by 7. to 40. It waa ono
THE tJ-OOMA TUBS
PAULINE FREDERICK CLOSES
ENGAGEMENT IN 'THE SPIDER'
William r.iiiiiiin iv a great scene from his latent success,
William Farnum conies to the
Melbourne Sunday in the new gi
gantic William Fox feature, "The
Plunderer," a five part photo
drama of western life.
Ford Sterling in "The Hunt,"
a two-part Keystone Triangle
comedy, is the added attraction
FEATURE PICTURE AT LIBERTY SHOWS
HOW U. S. IS PREPARED FOR DEFENSE
A. V. S. regular soldier firing from Hie crouch poslton, is mliohii In the picture. Every form
tlce iliills on land and sea, to ncof warfare, from the simple practual battle scene-, comprise the
great five reel picture, "Guarding Old Glory," at the Liberty.
"Guarding Old Glory," a five
reel feature film showing how
I'ncle Sam Is prepared to defend
himself in the air, on land, on
and under the sea, comes to the
Liberty Sunday for a three-days'
It Is a comprehensive picture,
authorized by the federal govern
ment and presented by F. O. Neil
sen, it places the spectator in
the conning tower of a subma
rine, pitching and plowing
through the waves; ln the shadow
of the great guns of a battleship;
in the rush of excitement as a
field battery gallops into action;
in the firing seat of an airship as
it reconnoiters high in the air.
The film is educational, in that
it shows the United States' pres
ent preparedness against war, a
topic everywhere being dlscußS
SEATTLE, Feb. 26. —Crowns
are being turned away each night
at Levy's Hippodrome theater,
where pictures of the Tacoma
Elks parade and dedication are
being shown. The pictures are
very clear, and show every face
in the line of march.
These pictures are booked at
the Melbourne theater in Tacoma
starting tomorrow. They were
made by the Mutual Weekly.
Later they will tour the Hippo
drome circuit through the North
west, and then start east.
WHERE TACOMA IS
: AMUSING ITSELF
I_wtt time tonight — "It
• Pays to Advertise."
i Wilkes Stock Co. In "Keady ;
Money," clever comedy. Be
ginning Sunday, "Kick In."
Vorlne Carmen's Minstrel*
and good vaudeville bill.
"The Green Swamp," wi-li
"The Spider," with Pauline
Frederick and movies of KIW
"Tlie Horrors of War,"
Pat he feature.
"Checkers," frith Thomae
W. Koes, a I-reel comedy. '
of the regular games of the city
pocket billiard championship
tournament, staged at the Marry
Andrews parlors. Albert Ros
seau and Charles Peterson play
for Monday and Tuesday.
Moving pictures taken Tuesday
of the -Oiks' parade, dedication
and street crowds exclusively for
the Levy circuit of Hippodrome
theaters, will be shown at the
.Melbourne for three days begin
Latest Fox Feature, 'The
Plunderer/ at Melbourne
Mlmh Frederick is making one
of the biggest Idta of her eare-r
in "The Spider," at the Coli.ni.il
If a mother has deserted he
baby daughtor and her husban
to share the fortunes of a profl
gate count, does she make atom
ment for her deed by paying th
death penalty for a crime con
mitted by her daughter?
ACTING WITHOUT WORDS—
By Jackie Saunders.
Famous Balboa Star, Who Explains the Language of the Screen.
It haa been said that you could
deprive the Latin races of their
tongues and they would still be
able to talk," but take away
their hands and they would be
This, probably, is the greatest
recommendation for pantomime
as a means of expression that has
ever been voiced. However, the
gesticulations of the Frenchman
or the Italian are not the sort of
pantomime fhat moving picture
The gestures in pantomime
properly practiced are unobtru
sive. Few gestures are best.
All people talk more or less
with their hands; they use ges
tures to help make clear what
I hey feel, and to express what
their words do not carry.
Some photoplnyers have par
ticularly expressive hands. They
need them. The hands ate fre
uuently as definite iv their dec
larations as speech, and at times
even more so.
A single pose does not bring out
the idea like a series of pictures
in action will, such as is shown by
a motion picture film. The next
time you sit before a screen,
watch bow auger is portrayed by
the hands; how the claw-like
hayl depicts hate or how tlie
This is the propositon which is
set forth In "The Spider," with
the noted emotional actress
Pauline Frederick in the leading
role. Today is the last day which
this production is to be present
"Jans," a five part comedy
featuring Charlotte Greenwood,
will be the attraction offered at
Colonial theater Sunday, Mon
day and Tuesday. The comedy,
which was produced by the Oli
ver Morosco company, has beon
termed a "knockout" wherever
it has been shown. This produc
tion provides Miss Greenwood
with a splendid opportunity to
display her famous eccentricities
and comical antics, whll "Will
iam," termed as the greatest but
ler part ever written, enables
Sydney Grant to make the hit of
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clenched fist denotes power.
Be positive In your movements.
Make each action complete. That
Vp|K>r: "The Vampire Hate." "Tlie eyes, lips, leoth and hand*
depict thin emotion."—Miss Haun ders. Lowe.: The lini:!l-- and
fa_'e in an ex|iretmioii of .joy.
Olga Petrova and Royal
Guatemalan Band On New
Program at the Apollo
Olga Petrova, the famous emotional actress, who Mined big
lilts nt the Apollo recently, returns tomorrow ln "What Will Peo
ple Say," her latest hit.
Mme. Olga Petrova, who nas
established herself ln the first
rank of stars of the silent drama
by her playing ln her great suc
cesses, "My Madonna," ''The
Vampire" and "The Heart of a
Painted Woman," comes to the
Apollo tomorrow for four days
In her newest screen triumph,
"What Will People Say,' and to
gether with this notable attrac
tion Manager Anderson will give
Tacomans a treat ln the engage
ment of the Royal Guatemalan
The band was boohed after
tireless effort and the expendi
ture of a large sum, and Mr.
Anderson promises lovers ot
good music an extraordinary
Mme. Petrova's new play gives
her another strong emotional
role, and the story is a highly
Interesting one of a girl married
to a ricb man to save her father
while she loves an army officer.
"What Will People Say" will*
Saturday, Feb. 26,191 c.
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Its the secret of pantomime,
whether it be the hands that are
participating or all of the body.
be at the Apollo until Wednes
day night, but the band will stay
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