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PIFFLE BOXING BASEBALL ATHLETICS MATCH BONDS AND FARMER Frank Fanner and Jot- HomK Tacoiua'w noted rivals, who have boxed earli other half a dozen times and have never succeeded ; In establishing who is the' better man, will meet at K"il in.ii. hall. EatOnvllU, on Hat:ir-! day Bight, May •;. Tin length of I the hout has not been anuounreil ■ •■ yet, but it will probably lie six round*. lliiiid returned from Montan.i larit week, and went to Katoiivillej jestenlai, where he established training i|iiarter». Farmer, w'.io has been living with friends In Kanowtdn since his bout In 'la-j coma with Hilly Murray, has b*-j gun systematic training in his CONNERS WILL MEET MASCOTT Karl Conner* of TarOßMi baß" tnmweiKM iluimpion of the Northwest and one of the clever est boxers in the went, today signed for whnt nuiv bt the ino,l | latportant battle of Ins career. He will ni-el Hilly Mascot, tlie pride of Portland, before tho Heaver club In Portland May |, Msacott is one of the toughest young birils In the ring, and if ConnerH wins from him it will mi.iii tlini he bU taken a Ml step toward! makiiiK ih tiatlimul rec ord which he in worklßl for. The featlierweiKlit title of the Northwest lies batWMfl Tex Ver iion <>f Ab: rdeeu, Barl f'oniiers of P r" ETER'S IFFLE Only two more da>s, and the i'm rare is on! It.ins Mull h.is withstood the bitcrtefMMc of the Wtathtf during training sea miii with umiHiial Htolldness. But It surely will break lilh heart if rain i.-iMh Thursday afternoon. 11. iavK If no i .lin falls. It will be good-night for Great Falls. You ran'l teach an old dog new trl'Us. quoth Connie Mark hh his gallant crew wlid niajesfically into last place. Bettln' fans admit they don't have to enter a base ball pool to be in the swim. With a debating team averaging over 200 Urn. per D»n Colombia university ora tors oughta hit 1.000 discuss ing weighty problems. It Im not surprising that Ted Law la of England should lose the welterweight cham pionship title to a Hritton. According to the Athletics, Hed Sox and 9eni>toris, Frank HOLD MEET ON 20TH OF MAY The executive committee of the Grammar School Athletic asso ciation decided yesterday after noon to hold its annual track meet in the Stadium May 20, the Junior and senior events being held In the morning and the In termedl;fie In the afternoon. The closing date for entries in the baseball league was postponed until May 12. Women Build Athletic Club SAN FRANCISCO, Aril 25.— With 1,000 members on the list, the charter rolln of the Women's Athletic club closed last night. It Is the only club of its kind west of Chicago. The women are Just completing construction of a $110,000 club house and gymnas ium. Roy Hitt Is In Bad Shape BAN FRANCISCO, April 25.— Roy Hitt, pitcher for Vernon, was operated on for appendicitis last night and because of a ruptured condition of the appendix his re covery is doubtful. SPORTS and AMUSEMENTS JaTrSL home town, having rented a va caiu ItON building for a g> m- UHhilllll. TIM t«oul is attracting: much in- ItorwM in the mountain country. | Farmer in easily the favorite, al though it is conceded tlmt HoU'lk will be better tlinn ever before. I In bib rceent travels Honda li.i. boxed five times, winning Itiree by the kayo route, one division and one draw. Farmer lihh improved wonder ' fully since his last match with Bonds. His battle with Hilly Murray MrpriMi even his train jers and indicated that Farmer ; had evelopnl into a clever, iscien ' tlfio boxer. Tiicoiiia and Hilly Mascot! of Portland. ConnerH and Vernon boxed ■ draw last week. Vernon outpointed Masioll a short time ago. t'onners and Mascott have never met. Paul Kte.-le. who i» Krooiniiiß Conners, will also appear on the BMW club bill. Mis opponent has not yet been announced. Hut haimy O'Hrien and Walter KaowltOO aie the only light weights in Portland at present and Paul thinks that one of tb*M bo>B will he matched with him. Conn is wild Steele have re humed their rigorous course of training. Bakl r hasn't changed lenpit« his one year layoff, lie Ifl recognisable to I'll without the aid of fingerprints. A wire from New York says f'.enny Kauff attended a play l::st night. The pro duction was "It Pays to Ad vertise." Hal! players who try to bait Hank O'Day these days are certnin to get the hook. Walter Pipp's father prom ised Hie former a suit of clothes if hf made a hit off Walter Johnson in the open ing game. Yr?s, Walter will doll up at liis own expense. Shainus O'ltrion's mana ger calls the former a rising *€. = iiii- lighter. Khaiiius was busy rising once per round in liin laM cumhut with Ben Leonard. Freddie Welsh did not llMftM that his opponent rould "Ever Hammer" so ef fectively as he did in their 10-round bout at .Milwaukee last night. MAKING TRACK MEET ENTRIES Supervisor Kelloy announced today that all entries In the all city grammar school track meet, to be held in the Stadium May M, nmat be filed with E. L. Spencer by May 10. The clotting of the baseball league has been extended on* week owing to the rains, and will not come until May 12. NARADA CLUB PLAYER WINS I). Edward*, representing the Narada club, defeated William Raymond of the Andrews parlors in the semi-finals of the city ama teur pocket billiard tournament last night at the Thomas. The score was 100 to 72. Tonight Harris of the Brown parlors will meet George Nunne, representing Alfred*. BIUTTON XOW HOLDS TITLE NEW ORLEANS, April 25.— Ted LewU of England lost the world's welterweight title here last night to Jack Brltton of Chi cago. The men boxed 20 rounds and BrlttOD had an advantage in every part of the battle. He was given the decision by Referee Dick Burka. EXPECT TO PACK BIG STADIUM TO THE BRIM "13,000 or BtiMt!" There's no doubt about It, loikß. Inlesß Louis C Cover, our er ratic but obliging weather man, gets out of bed with hit! left foot Thursday niorniiiK, and accident ally tilts up a rain cloud, nothing can spoil the day's tun. Alex Fulton, Tom Morrla, Ml Watkins, Frank Jacobs and a lot of other hatieball fan*, met yes terday afternoon and completed the plans liere'H the way they sound on paper: How My Dad Taught Me to Play Baseball By Joe Tinker, Jr. SHORTSTOP in torn rixKKit, m. Only flint, active fellows belong on the short field. You must be! a Kood sprinter, quick to Btart \ and stop, an accurate throwor, and, in general, act as emergency ' Hecond and third-sacker. Often-' times \ou will he reiiuircd to ti.-1.l the hall on the dead run anil ', niiike a dead stop In order to 1 make a fas; peg to first. Ui-t Into the plays when a run ner is cnught between bases. Don't make too many throws in play. Start at full speed and get the runner in action and then throw to the fielder in front of !!>•' man. Learn nil the signals of the team thoroughly, Memorize those used lie!ween the catcher and the first m 4 second baseman so thiit you will be posted on approaching ptajri and able to hack them up promtly. Playing short offers many chances for individual star plays and the work of a good man will have a great effect on the score card. 1>• ■11 t throw the Ml until you are pure >ou are going to get it In the hands of the man who Is wait ing to receive it. Don't be over anxious. FREAK BAIT GETS TROUT H. I \oi\whhl, one of TacoinaV mo.st ciithiiKiastic <11-• ■ |-1 • - of lunar Walton, uh the only lucky I'Mm i m.tu of h lat'KO iiiniiiii i who tried ('hiinihei'H creek Siin«la,v. He carried ««'»eii fine trout home niter the dny's s|>ort, the lai i'f-l MMWIM -<• "" !■«--- - While practically all the fi-liri iiirn win- u-.ii!-; runs Norwood had norms for imii. He put his worniN through a s|M>cial process, which lie liiin developed, by wliicli they turned to n rich liruwii color. Although the creek is hitch and the fish are well fed, they i>ii eagerly on the i>'-< iih.ii l> colored halt. AMERICaInMLEAGtUE Si.iinliiin of tin- Clubs. Won. Lost. Pat Boston 7 4 .t»36 New York 5 3 .625 Washington .... 6 4 .600 Detroit 6 I ,548 St. Louis !i fi .500 Chicago 6 6 .500 Cleveland 4 | .4 4 4 Philadelphia ... 2 7 JSI Games Vesteixlajr. R II E Chicago '1 8 1 Detroit 4 6 1 Batteries: Bcott, Williams and Schalk, Lynn; Coveleskie and Stannge. R H E Cleveland fill 1 St. Louis 4 6 2 Batteries: Loudermilk and O'Neill; Davenport, Oroom and Hartley. RUE New York 2 6 1 Washington 8 9 0 Batteries: Shawkey, Cullop, Shocker and Nunaiuaker, Wal ters; Johnson and Ainsmith. R H E Boston 4 8 1 Philadelphia 0 7 1 Batteries: Leonard and Car rlgan; Crowell and Meyer, Mur phy. NATIONAL LEAGUE Standing of the Clubs. Won. Lost. Pet. Philadelphia ...I 1 .857 St. Louis • 4 .600 Chicago B 4 .536 Boston 8 3 .500 Cincinnati 5 6 .455 Plttsburg 4 6 .400 Brooklyn 2 3 .400 New York 1 6 .167 Games Yesterday. 11l St. Louis 5 13 a Cincinnati 2 8 0 Batteries: Meadows, Williams and Bujder, Uonzales; Schultx and Clarke. THE TACOMA TIMES Opening day of Nortli \w~hiii leuieiie; Thcoiiiu Tlk ers vs. l.li'Hl I nils leJUii; Sin diiiiii. ;l:;io p. in. ItiH civic |mra<le priH «•<!«•- K.iiiH-. HtartH at Will ami A ut It o'clock. Frinik .lncol>s is tiriiml miuislihl. K\erj one wild v bus, from the KreateM to the sinHlleNt, In M^kc-.i to join. Factories, hlio|»h, tiUH'eH .mil the City hall will t\otm at '1. l.nlioi unions will attend .me in a timl). Seventh of n series of photos, |K>«e<l espe<iallj- by Joe Tinker, jr., for tills |ij<k«'. on how to |>li«,v basehall. ljif g ■■■ ■■ 8118 No iininiriir m»\» In Itarrrd WI I M IHH from nil- hid. llrpurta of 11 Bill I II ■■ Bninm or nrtlrlf* about IcaiM ■ ntl itlayrra anould In- In the _ .._. _. r, handa of (lie Simriluii I illii.r A inn UTITIIDv b > • »• »• •« •'■» »' p»i»h«-«- HlflH I LUnu """ |hl- •■ y°"r < »»■•• ■■■■■■" " boya— make urn- .if (I. The Longshoremen team,] which defeated the W. O. W. No. 708 club Sunday, >as de veloped into one of the fast semi-pro aggregations of the ciiy. George Washington Uotee, who played third Sunday, is hitting heavy again. He and Licks each mado a home run in the W. O. \V. game. Next Sim day tlie Longshoremen play the Mt-Kinley Athletic club at the Stadium. The longshoremen lineup follows: Parker, 88; Fil li«, c; Lick, p; Rush, cf; Gard ner, 2b; Perry, lb; Adams, If; Boice, 3b; Carter, rf. • #, # # The J Street Culm defeated the West End Giants Sunday by the score of 9to 8. K. Sherrill held bin opponent*, as usual. Nichols and Hicks started for the Cubs. The Cubs would Hko to play any team averaging 13 years. Call Main 4966. Sun day's tscore: R H B Cubs 8 10 I Giants 9 • ;j ♦♦ ♦ ♦ The Taioina HineltMr t«un of the City league held the Butte Min ers to a 6-0 score at Puyallup yesterday, and consider that, although they lost the feamo, they are entitled to credit for the small score. The game w.u played in 75 minutes. It was a good exhibition, each team making only one error. "Pen per, pitching for the Smelter boys, allowed Butte only seven hits. Scor«: R H E Butte 6 1 1 Smelter 0 6 I Batteries: Hovey, Hendri<, Pellette, Hydorn and Downey, Lavlne; Senner and Patterson. ♦♦ ♦ ♦ William Hand's home run DM the feature of an Interesting lame between the Bryant and Lincoln school baseball teams at the Glide rink grounds yes terday afternoon. The Bryant Kuss Hall will wear .< Mitt hosoiiied «liirt for the in-i time i" bis life. Slayor Fawcelt will pitch the rusi hull. l»r. Krne*t V. Wheeler, president of the ('oniiiipi'ciu] club, will don a catrher'n mitt and try to dodge the mayor's delivery. North side of Stadium will he I'lliil'Ki-d Ht urnllilstuml priceH and i-eniHindci' ait lil«mi bri HlMlb All of Tacoma is urKed to 1.m.-i Hie tunic "1B,O«M> or Bunt:" team won. Batteries: Bryant, Johnson and Cutnmings: Lin coln, wiiiiiiuis and Briekws. •# # # The Spinning grnimnar school team and A. B. team of Puy allup won games at Gig Har bor Saturday, the Spinning club defeating the Lincoln school of the harbor by a 17 to 3 score, j and the A. B.s winning from the Jolly Boys club of Gig Har bor, 11 to 8. Q> $> <?> •$> Hull two ni'iK' games to he i>l.u ed in the class game series, Lincoln Park high school has a recoiil of four victories and Stadium two, as the result of yesterday's victory for the Lin coln freshmen over the Sta dium under classmen, 16 to 3. Stadium will have to win both remaining games in order to draw a tie in the series. Yes terday's game was played at Whitman grounds and was a walkaway for the South End ers. Score: R H X Stadium 3 7 5 Lincoln 16 12 3 Batteries: Dyer, Elmore and Kennedy; Davie and Kiste. GOOD THING NO DECISION WAS GRANTED MILWAUKEE, April 25. — Champion Freddie Welsh would have lost his title to Ever Ham mer of Chicago last night If their I" round bout had not been a no decißion affair. Welsh was bat tered unmercifully by the Chi cago lightweight. The fifth round was even, but Hammer had every other stage of the battle. Welßh was badly marked and bleeding when the battle was ended, while Hammer showed no sign of fa tigue or Injury. "When I Am a Wildcat Woman , I Must Act Like One,"SaysTheda By Theda Bara 1 have been asKed in thousands of letter*: "Is It difficult to feign emotion?" My answer is: "1 don't know. I never feinn it." It is said of some women that they ar« born actresses. Does that meiiin they anxiime the emo tion of the character they are playing, Hlmply aa a cloak to be alied the minute they have ended the Kieue? Of does it mean they are bo con.tinned they absorb the joys, or the .itmiii-s. of the role and live it for a time? People have declared 1 am a born actress. Well, I know which of the two niethodH is mine. 1 live my character! ] wish I could do otherwise, because 1 realize that every time I allow myself to become exhausted in some tense scene, I am subtract ing a month, maybe more, from my span of life. Our bodies are nothing except a high type of machine. A machine will stand ho much.i and no more. The tension thatj ha* to be exerted in playing tragic i roles weiu's down the nerves. I That means that the worn nerves| have to lie overnouiished to get hark to the'r normal state. Hill, when one is continu ally i Imnif Irauedy. there Im no time to nll«»v the nnu to reluiliilitiitp. I have to go on Hntl on, although I IV I 1 -have ciime to tlie end of the rope many v time. It Ik wonderful how muelt me can Maud, if we are put to it. I have cone through things I would have declared absolutely ißipOMi' Ide tor a hiinian being to acconi | plUh, if 1 had been ashed about it ■ beforehand. [ have fainted from exhaustion | and five minutes afterward have 'gone through the scene again. I I displaying more fire in the parti Ilian ever lieforo. People near me tell me I am killing, myself. Hut. if 1 wish to continue in my work, I can't think about that. I simply cannot act without absorb ing. I do not want to die. I am young. Life has been more than kind to me. So wlien the calamity croakeis Radiantly Beautiful Olga Petrova Dazzles Tacomans MADAME PETROVA in 'THE SOUL MARKET" Olgu I'etrova, nillcil star, who np|ieni-s in tier great triumph, "The Huul Market," at the A|»>llo until WeilneMtay night. Mme. Olßa Petrova shines more rpsplentlently in "The Soul Mar ket" now at the Apollo, than she has in any of the photodramuH in which she has heretofore been seen here. She is particularly dazzling in the scenes in the theater in <» glimmering gown that must have Frail Lassie of 300 Pounds Is Heroine of Chaplin's Big Comedy The path of true love is usu ally a rough one. Not only does Darn Hosiery, the gallant hero of Charlie Ch(i)> lln'a Burlesque on "Carmen," find this to be true, but the smuggler who loves Chlquita, as well. Chiqutta its a frail little clgaret factory lass, weighing a mere trifle over 300 pounds or there abouts. Her heart is even larger than she is—at least, she finds room for every lover who comes along. The unfortunate little smuggler cannot turn around without finding his beloved Chi quita accepting the careHsea of some other smuggler, soldier or bullfighter. The worst of it is that when he makes protest he only gets bounced against the earth some feet away. The lovemaking of Chiquita and the trials ot the smuggler try to alarm me I change the sub ject and force myself to drive it from my mind. Another Miii>K< I never iiii...il I iln.) tliat the habit ■■l (Imcllliik tin one's misfor tune** iloik more to *a|t vital ity unit bring on •l«l aft** than KoitiK through the nuwt try inji NittiatioiiH. And, as lam a believer in Destiny. I feel that no amount of hroiiiliim 1h KoiiiK t«> alleviate that whirh Kat« lihk in store for me. There have been people In my illinium . declared I had deliberate designs upon them —that 1 was wreaking my temper out upon them- that I tried to injure them. How absurd! I have no desire to injure anyone. Hut when lam (flaying, I am not myself. If my part dcnianjl that I choke a man, I cannot go through facial con tortions of hatred, revenge, etc., and allow my fingers to rest lightly upon its throat. I must go as far toward chok ing him as 1 can without inflict ing actual injury, of course. Women have claimed that I scratched their fares and bruised them. lam sorry if i have And I haw hl\\:ivk cost a prince's ransom. The pic tures bring out every detail of her charm of face and figure, and crowds at me .-.polio have been feasting their eyes upon the dis play. There is a moral tone to this play which is lacking in many of the dramas dealing with the great white way. are only incidents of the fast and ■furious fun to be found in Chap lin's burlesque of the famous old play, at the Colonial theater this week. COAL Rcnton for the Range. Wingate for the Fur nace. Griffin Transfer Main 589 Tuesday, April 26, 1916. LATE BILLS PHOTO PLAYS PERFORMERS FILM GOSSIP THKU \ HA ISA. ma<le ilie necessary mfttttfrf. HIT A WILDCAT WOMAX, MAO WITH JRALOL'SV, <>n IIATI), Tinitiin nt h« r ihul ■MM not tap her liiiu<ciiilv "I" n the check and run M to play in the t;1""*'1'"- 'I'lial in In i ••■lull li-smir. Tliat is one of the great el diN rtcnltlM ill really livinn a i.irt. I'oople renent living it With you. In niy nrtic'e tomorrow I will toll of a very serious, lint biiiu»j ing ilih iniiiii I found ni\Hi-lf in a lonx time tigo, when I utterl;. lost myself in a role. WHERE TACOMA IS AMUSING ITSELF Theaters TACOMA "llomeo .mil Jultel," in com munity celebration, all week, j with mat ihit, Wednesday unil ! Sni ■■■ <!.■>. I I'ANTAGKH ! All week—All Mar \aude ! vllle, with Mrs. Hob I It/slm j inline, i.iimlfi's Stevens, die .iiiiTt Six, and .liimrv j, Mor ton. Photoplay Houses rk<;knt "The. llniiii of Happiness," with DoiiKliiH Fairbanks. Hinl "The 1-ast Liiiinli." Trianule- Keynl one couie<l.v. AI'OIiLO "The Soul Mhi-Ui-i." with <>l»ii I'cii-na. OH.OMAI. Cliarlie Chaplin's HurleM|iie on "Carnien." MHLBOCltini "Hi» Trystinj; l'lace," with ; <'harlio Cluipltn. Sunny Wiggins Is a Regutar Gloom Chaser Making MOpta laugh is tlia bNMii'PS of Sunny Wiggins, th« hero of "Tlie Habit of Happi ness," and if you want to know the technique of it, see the film. While you nre learning Die mor- 1* rliiintsni you will be practicing the thing at the same time. At It.iht crowds at the Regent have heen doing it ever since Sunday and will until the last performance tonight. The comedy drama tells an unusually interesting siory, too, and there la a Keystone Uiat is a grouch chaser. V "The Waifs," a powerful Tri angle diuiiiii featuring Jane Uryy and William Desmond, conies to the Regent Wednesday with an other lively Keystone. Edith Story On * Melbourne Bill Edith Storey, the idol or mil lions of scrren l'aatt, comes to lie Melbourne tomorrow for a two day engagement In "Captain AI- / varez," an extraordinary VHa» graph feature. It Is an ida;>tatlon of Paul Qiltnore's great novel by " the same unaic Two inlle-.viulnute comodlca and a cartoon offering will clos« the program. Tonight marks the Intt show« ing of the splendid William Fox feature, "The Family SUln."