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Champion Evans Describes
Some Freakish Happen
ings in Game.
(By Charles "Chick" Evans.)
Not long ago I was riding home
from-a golf club in company with a
friend, when with an abrupt change
of conversation I asked him: "What
would.you suggest for an article for
the Chicago Examiner?" To my sur
prise Mr. Jones replied quickly: "Why
don't you write about the possibilities
and ifs of the game?"
The two words of Mr. Jones' sug
gestion, gave me plenty to work on,
and together we recalled many pe
culiar happenings in the world of golf
that had come under our notice. For
instance, there was the case of Mr.
George Thorne, who was playing a
ahot at Chicago golf when his ball
dropped on the fly into the hole and
was wedged in between the flag and
outside tine of cup.
Freak Shots at Chicago Golf.
Then there was a three-ball match,
with keen rivalry, at one of the clubs,
and one player had a short putt of
less than two feet for a two, and both
of his opponents were off the green.
The hole meant considerable to all
the players. The player who was
farthest away from the green played
first and holed his chip shot, and the
player next holed his chip shot, and
then the player who was nicely on the
green near the cup missed his short
One day Mr. Ferron made the old
tenth hole at Chicago Golf in one,
and the very next time he played the
hole his tee shot actually leaned
against the flag.
There is also a story told of Wal
ter J. Travis who, while playing in
an important match, hit a hobin and
carooned dead to the hole.
"Millstone" Wins Match.
On account of their manner of bet
ting and their place of residence, some
players from the west were called
prairie dogs whenever they appeared
on the links at Garden City. One day
Travte was paired with one of the
weaker prairie dogs, whose entrance
into the game was characterized as a
millstone on the neck of Travis. Soon
each of the other prairie dogs had bet
twenty boxes of balls that the "Mill
stone" wouldn't win a single hole in
the eighteen. Seventeen holes passed
and the best the "Millstone" had been
able to accomplish had been to halve
one or two. Over the pond of the
eighteenth the two prairie dogs pull
ed into deep traps on the right and
left 'respectively of the green.
Then the great Travis flubbed into
the water. Said the "Millstone," like
the mighty oracle at Monte Carlo.
"Three game!" and proceeded to put
his shot an inch from the cub. In
order to make his shot more spectac
ular, he putted into the hole with a
match, thereby establishing a reputa-i
tlon and incidentally winning forty
dozens of balls.
Colonel French of Davenport plays
oftep on Chicago courses, where he
Is very well known. In putting one
day lfe sent his ball on a straight true
line, and as it hovered near the cup
he noticed a fly on the part nearest
the grass. Said the Colonel, "I'll bet
If that fly moves to the other side of
the ball It will go in." The fly mov
ed and the ball went in.
Once upon a time Alan Reid was
playing in an important match. His
Alrdale puppy chose that occasion to
seize his ball and run away with it.
After four goilfers and four caddies
had exhausted missiles and yells, the
dog dropped the ball. The players
kindly allowed Mr. Reid to play the
hall fifty yards from the spot where
the puppy had dropped it—and In the
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Chairman of Jockey Club
Takes Third Winning of
Big Eastern Stake.
New York, July 15.—When Strom
boli, the 4-year-old chestnut gelding,
by Fair Play-St. Priscilla, owned by
August Belmont, flashed under the
wire a winner of the classic suburb
an handicap at Belmont park yester
day it. marked the third winning of
this big eastern stake for the chair
man of the Jockey club.
Away back in 1S89, Raceland, rid1
den by Garrison, wearing the Belmont
colors, finished first, and again in
1905 Beldame, on which O'Neill had
the mount, carried the scarlet, ma
roon sleeves and black cap to victory
for the same owner.
Turner, who had the mount on
Stromboli yesterday, an impost of 122
pounds, was said to be responsible for
crowding on the bend, leading from
the back to the main stretch, which
resulted in three horses and jockeys
being thrown. One of the animals,
Norse King, a Belmont bred colt,
which was bought last year for $300
by F. B. Lemalre of Brooklyn, who
since refused $20,000 for this half
brother to the winner of the race,
broke his leg and had to be destroy
After the race the stewards heard
all the jockeys who rode in the race
when a claim of foul was made. Sev
eral of the riders claimed that Turn
er waa responsible for the accident.
The officials, however, did not change
the placing of the horses as they fin
ished with Stromboli the winner a
nose in front of S. L. Parsons' Sharp
shooter, 106 pounds, but well riding,
which beat the western horse Hodge,
owned by W. J. Webber, a scant head
for third money. The time was 2:06
For a good start Tommy McTag
gart rushed Norse King through on
the rail and he led to the first turn.
Stromboli then came from behind and
there was a lot of crowding on the
bend. Norse King was thrown on the
rail, Tartar, ridden by Johnny Mc
Taggart and Belmont's Top Hat, with
McKeener up, falling over him.
Borrow, the favorite and top
weight in the race was carried wide
by Jockey Notter to avoid the mix-up
and lost all chance of winning.
Gainer, who got clear of the mess
then led the others Into the stretch
when Stromboli passed him with
Sharpshooter close in the last three
sixteenths of a mile.
Sam Johnson, an outsider, then
shot up after the leaders and caught
Sharpshooter near the old finish line
at Putwell, as the latter had begun to
pull, evidently forgetting that the fin
ish of this race was several yards be
yond the regular line.
Hodge, which ran a great race after
he hit the stretch, was fourth, a length
and a half ahead of Borrow, fifth.
Buckhorn, Gainer and Addie M. fol
lowed as named, several lengths away.
None of the three jockeys who were
thrown was seriously injured.
SETS NEW RECORD
The feat of the Georgia pitcher, Na
bors, in pitching a thirteen-inning
game without giving a hit, base on
balls or hitting a batsman, is a gen
uine record for organized ball. Only
two major league hurlers ever pitched
an extra inning game without permit
ting safe blows. Wiltse, formerly of
the Giants, went ten innings thusly
against the Phillies in 1908. Kimber
of Brooklyn performed the same feat
against Toledo in 1884. The records
show no instance of minor leaguers
going a hitless extra inning route be
yond eleven rounds.
CLARKE SHOULD USE TWOMBLY.
Pittsburg is said to be anxious to
get George Twombly, the Greater Bos
ton boy with Cincinnati, but Herzog
cannot see his way clear to letting the
outfielder get away from him. He is
too valuable a man to use in a pinch,
and the Reds would be lost without
him in case of accident to any of the
It does not pay to be forgetful of
the past and careless of the future.
as ftm fssi, Ms-
SPORTS—North Dakota's Greatest
ON GMf IMS
PAGE EIGHT.. S N E A N O S A I E A S A E E N IN 1 5 1 9 1 5
WILSON GOES 10
Cantillon Says Winnipeg
Had no Right to Release
Minneapolis, July 16.—The baseball
tangle over the unconditional release
of Catcher Tom Wilson of Winnipeg
was given another angle yesterday
when the player announced that he
had agreed to terms with the Gal
veston club of the Texas league*
Wilson came to the Millers this
year and while a splendid catcher
and accurate thrower, he was beaten
out of the job by Ed Gharrity who
had it on the Arkansas boy in hitting.
Wilson was optioned to Winnipeg a
few weeks ago as it was thought that
a year under Patterson's instructions
would-do him a lot of good.
Denies Peggers' Right.
The other day the Winnipeg club
announced that Wilson, Hogue, Pick
ering and others had been given un
conditional releases. President M. E.
Cantillon of the Millers declared at
the time that Wilson could not be
given an unconditional release as title
in him was vested in the Minneapolis
club and that he could not be turned
back in midseason without the. for
feiture of something like $400 in cash
on the part of the Winnipeg club.
There the matter stood until Wil
son came back to Minneapolis and
displayed his unconditional release.
He says that the matter of ownership
or rights to his services may be under
debate between the Minneapolis and
Winnipeg clubs but that he has his
unconditional release and was free to
sign where he pleased and did so.
OLD BALL PLAYJEK NOW FARMER
That time brings many changes is
proved In the case of Wiley Piatt,
formerly of West Union. Ohio, and a
member of the famous Chicago White
Sox and Toledo baseball teams, and
later of the Philadelphia Athletics,
but now working as farm hand for H.
R. Pirman of Humboldt township.
It is the old, old story. Piatt did
not discline himself and although he
formerly commanded a salary of $5,
000 a year and a bonus of $1,000 for
signing a contract, he is now, at the
age of 42, out of it.
St. Louis, July 15.—Chicago yester
day took the second game of the se
ries from St. Louis. Chicago made
two runB in the sixth inning and two
in the ninth. St. Louie' run was made
in the sixth by Vaughn who reached
first on Smith's fumble. Score:
R. H. E.
Chicago 4 9 1
St. Louis 7
McConnell and Fischer Groom,and
Newark Loses Two.
Buffalo, N. Y., July 15.—Newark
last the first two games of the series
to Buffalo here yesterday 4 to 1 .and
4 to 0. Anderson and Schulz, the two
Buffalo pitchers, held the visitors to
three hits in each game. They were
both backed by splendid fielding.
First game— R. H. E.
Newark 1 4 0
Buffalo 4 8 1
Falkenberg and Rariden Anderson
Second game— R. H. E.
Newark 0 4 1
Buffalo 4 6 0
Moran and Rariden Schulz and
Pittsburg, July 15.—Pittsburg de
feated Kansas City here yesterday, 8
to 4. The locals won in the eighth
when misplays by the visitors resulted
in five runs. Knetzer was hit hard
early in the game but after the third
inning never was in danger. Score:
R. H. E.
Kansas City 4 8 2
Pittsburgh 8 11 0
Main and Easterly Knetzer and
Baltimore, Md., July 15.—Brooklyn
and Baltimore divided yesterday's
double-header, the visitors taking the
first 9 to 7 and the locals winning the
second 5 to 4. Scores:
First game— R. H. E.
Brooklyn 9 18 2
Baltimore 7 12 3
Walker and Land Johnson and
Second game— R. H. E.
Brooklyn 4 3 3
Baltimore 5 9 3
Seaton and Simons Suggs, Quinn
Foor Pitchers Eaqr.
Minneapolis, July 15.—Louisville
found four Minneapolis pitchers with
east yesterday and won the last game
of the series, 10 to 6. Fielding plays
by Daniels, Osborne, Jenni^ns were
redeeming features of a dragging
R. H. E.
Louisville 10 13 3
Minneapolis 6 7 1
Taylor and Crossin Tingling, Har
per, Williams and Gharrity.
Rata Stops Game.
Kansas City, July 16.—The locals
were leading, 6 to 2 when rain stop
ped the first game of what was to
have been a double-header with
Cleveland here yesterday. Errors by
Cleveland in the fourth helped the
-locals to pile up their lead. Score:
WR R. H. E.
Ksnsas City 5
Cleveland" 6 2
Collamore and Devogt Sanders and
Alexander. (Called end fifth, rain.)
July 16.—Dumont was
pounded for twelve hita and frorfwll
11am had an easy time taking the
game, 6 to 2.
R. H. E.
Ft. William ...202 000 011—6 II 0
Flargo 101 000 000-^-2 3 1
Lovengen and Fdsner: Dumont and
Murphy. Umpire, Landry.' ,,
Winnipeg, July 15.—St Boniface
won again yesterday, golng tato second
place, shutting out Winnipeg, 3 to 0.
St. Boniface ... .000 30* Mil—t S 3
Winnipeg 000 7 3
Miller and Mueller Benton and
Chicago, July 15.—Dilatory tactics,
in attempts to have-the game called'
on account of rain'cost Philadelphia
the second game of the series with
Chicago yesterday, the locals winning
6 to 4. The1 game was started five
minutes parly to, beat the rain. Chi
cago was leading by two runs when
the roar of thunder inspired the vis
itors to use almost every means
known to baseball to delay the game
before the legal number of Innings
were played. In the fourth. Pitcher
Bush did not attempt to put a' ball
over the plate, yet the local batsmen
swung In order to hurry the game.
Faber was hit by one of these wild
throws and jaunted, to first He con
tinued around the bases, and scored
the run which in the end proved to
be the winning run. He was credited
with a steal of second, third and
home.- A few moments later Weaver
dropped a Texas leaguer into right
and almost reached third before he
was thrown out.
Murphy, Lajo'le, Kopf and Schang
hahdling the ball before he was re
tired, when he could easily have been
put out by Lajoife^ When It became
evident that the "umpires were insist
ent upon playing the visitors braced
but could not overtake the lead which
they had given to Chicago.
Chicago made their early runs by
bunching hits, with a base on balls
and an error by Strunk. Schang's
home run in the fifth and the fielding
of Fournier and Leibold were fea
tures The score
Philadelphia 4 9 1
Chicago 6 8 1
Bush, Sheehan and Lapp Faber
Tigers Take Game.
Detroit, July 16.—Detroit batted out
a 12 to 3 victory over New York yes
terday. Boland held the Yankees
scoreless until the ninth inning, when
they bunched two singles and two
doubles—half of their total hits—for
Twelve of the Tigers' fifteen hits
were made off Caldwell who retired
in favor of Cole after yielding nine
runs in six innings. With the bases
full in the third inning Veach drove
the first ball pitched to him into right
field for a three-base hit. The score:
R. H. E.
New York 3 7 6
Detroit 12 15 1
Caldwell, Cole and Sweeney Bol
and and Stanage.
Cleveland, July 15.—Cleveland and
Boston again broke even, Cleveland
winning the first game, 3 to 2, and
Boston taking the second, 7 to 1. In
the first game Cleveland bunched five
hits in the first Inning and scored all
its runs. Morton was a puzzle except
in the fifth inning. The defeat broke
Wood's winning streak, he having won
nine straight. In the second game
Collins pitched his beet game of the
year, allowing only two hits. One was
a triple by Southworth and scored
Hoffman, who had walked. All of
Cleveland's pitchers were hit hard.
First game— R. H. E.
Boston 8 8 2
Cleveland 3 12 1
Second- game—--— Ri H. E.
Boston .'.i.. 7 15 0
Cleveland 1 3 0
Collins and Carrigan Coumbe, Hag
erman, Jones and O'Neill.
St. Louis, July 15.—Washington
won an eleven-inning pitchers' battle
here yesterday 2 to 1, errors by Aus
tin and Severeid gave Washington its
first run in the first inning. St. Louis
tied the score in the seventh when
Walsh singled and went to second on
Howard's sacrifice hit and scored on
Severeid's single. In the eleventh
Gandil singled, took second while Aus
tin fumbled Connolly's grounder and
scored on Henry's single to right. The
Washington 2 8
St. Louis 1 8 4
Gallia and Henry Lowdermilk and
Severeid. (11 innings.)
STANDING OF CLUBS
Ft. William 36 26
St. Boniface 35 27
Virginia .....81 31
Duluth 30 30
Winnipeg .........28 36
St Boniface 8. Winnipeg 0.
Fort William 6, Fargo 2.
Chicago 5-3, New York 6-1.
Cincinnati 1,: Brooklyn 2.
St ..Louis 3, Philadelphia 6.
Boston 47 21
Detroit 48 3
New York .....40 3
Washington .......36 3
St. Loi»la ......^...29 41
Philadelphia ......28 4
Cleveland *. v... .2fe 4
Philadelphia 4. Chicago 6.
Boston 2-7, Cleveland 8-1.
New York 3, Detroit 12.
Washington 2, St. Louis 1.'
8t Paul ...
Kanaas City IT, Cleveland 2.
Louisville 10, Minneapolis 6,
Chicago ..... ,V.. i.44 A
Kansas City fjg p:.
R. H. »B.
Baseball Team Wins Three
Games at Sowbells
Stanley, N. D., July 15.—The Stan
ley baseball team has returned from
a short trip through the northeastern
part of the state, having played three
games at Bowbells and Noonan. The
first game was played at Bowbells
on Sunday afternoon and was the
hottest contested game of the series.
Chicken worked for Bowbells and
Hastings for Stanley, and both pitched
brilliantly throughout Jack Corri
gan's home run In the fifth inning
with two men on bases gave Stanley
a lead, of ..two...runa which Bowbells
was unable to overcome. The score:
Stanley .000 030 000—3
Bowbells .000 010 000—1
Batteries: Stanley, Hastings and
Moore Bowbells, Chicken and Lynch.
The second game was played Sun
day evening, Stanley winning 8 to 3.
Swanson pitching for' Bowbells was
easy for the local sluggers, especially
in the sixth inning when Hastings
cleared the bases with a home run.
Stanley 200 015 0—8
Bowbells .....000 300 0—3
Batteries: Stanley, Hastings and
Moore Bowbells, Swanson and Lynch.
The third game' was played at
Noonan on Monday. Stanley, secured
three runs in the early part of the
game but were tied in the last half of
the seventh. Again Stanley broke up
the game with a home run, same
coming, from Sheas' bat in the first
half of the ninth inning with two
men on bases. The score:
Stanley 002 010 003—6
Noonan ....000 000 300—3
Batteries: Stanley, Hastings and
Moore Noonan, Cummings and Mc
Stanley will play four games at
home this week,-two with Parshall and
Van Hook tomorrow and with Ber
thold Saturday and Sunday, after
which they will leave on a trip through
Stanley has at the present time the
strongest team in the state and are
ready to meet all comers. For games
address J. A. Corrlgan, manager,
Stanley,: N. D.
New York, July 15.—New York and
Chicago divided a double-header here
yesterday, the Giants winning the first
game 6 to 5, while'the Cubs took the
second, 3 to 1. This was Chicago's
first victory In the east on this trip
and after six straight defeats at the
hand of Brooklyn and New York.
New York did not waste a hit In the
first game. It waa a 'see-saw affair
and after a home run by Fisher sent
Chicago in front,In the. seventh In
ning. Fletcher hit a home run with
Robertson on base in the eighth in
ning for New York.
In the second game, Cheney won a
pitchers battle from Tesreau and
Schauer. The Cubs won by scoring
two runs in the seventh inning on a
pass to Saier, William's single, a sac
rifice fly by Phelan and a three base
hit by Archer.
Meyers was spiked by Archer in the
second game and waa forced to retire.
First game— R. H. E.
Chicago 6 7 1
New York 6 8 1
Vaughn and Bremtahan Stroud and
Second game— R. H. E
Chicago 3 8 1
New York 1 5 1
Cheney and Archer Tesreau and
Combs Beats Reds.
Brooklyn, July 15.—Jack Coombs
came back yesterday after being out
of the game for a week with a strain
ed tendon and beat Cincinnati 2 to 1
in ten innings after a pitchers' duel
Groh's double and a single by Wil
lianuB, the latter a recruit from the
Northwestern league, gave Cincinnati
its only run In the fourth. Brooklyn
tied the score in its half on singles
by Cutshaw and Getz, a double steal
and Herzog's wild throw of Coombs'
With Myers on second In the tenth
and two out Toney passed Daubert
to get wheat, who singled to right,
bringing home the winning run.
Philadelphia ,..,..40 33
Chicago .41 36
Brooklyn. ,.39 38.
St. Louis ....41 39
Pittsburgh 88 37
New York ....^,..,.34 37
Cincinnati ...34 87
Boston 33 42
R. H. E.
1 7 2
Brooklyn 2 6 0
Toney and Win go Coombs and Mil
ler. (10 innings.)
St. Louis Defeated.*
Philadelphia, July 16.—Philadel
phia defeated St Louis yesterday 6
to 8 in a game featured by hard hit
ting. Home runs figured in nearly
all the runs scored in the first seven
innings. In the eighth Nlehoff led
with a double. Perdue then succeed
ed Meadows. After Whltted fot a
pass. Bailee took Perdue's place. Sin
gles by Luderus, Burns and Demaree
then sent in three runs. The score:
R. H. E.
St Louis 3 9 1
Philadelphia 6 .18 1
Meadows and Snyder Demaree and
The Pittsburgh-Boston game was
postponed- on account of rain.
MAY COME BACK
William' Johnston, the Los' Angeles
tennis wonder, is sponsor for the state
ment that Mel Long, three times sin
gle tennis champion of the Pacific
coast, is how practicing daily on the
courts in hopes of doing a come-back.
It has been five years since Long won
the coast title and It was shortly after
ward, that he packed away his racket
and announced-that he had quit the
However, when it was given out that
®a*tern all-star tennis troupe
would-meet _th« stars of the west,
L-on* *®*ln brought forth his racket
and started practicing in hopes of
making the team.
According to Johnston, he works
out every day and Is playing an ex
cellent game. Of course Long, is con
ceded no chance to make the (mki
but he should give somVof the thor
ite* a hard fight before he is downed.
Pfcopb Say To/U^SI:
One-Fourh Off Sale
VOU can't afford to de
lay attending this great
1-4 off sale. Stupendous
values, unusual price cut
tine and ample assortment
enables you to save more
money on needed articles
than you ever thought
Big money saving chances on shirts
—every shirt a dandy. You'll have no
trouble in picking out several that you
like and get four shirts for the price of
All $2.00 Shirts go at this sale for. .$1.50
All $1.50 Shirts go at this sale for. .$1.13
All $1.25 Shirts go at this sale for.. 94c
All $1.00 Shirts go at this sale for.. 75c
All 50c Shirts go at this sale for.. 38c
A N am or
tion of discount oir
every article of merchan
dise in our store (contract
goods excepted.) Shoes, hats,
underwear, shirts, everything a man
needs to wear at exactly One-Fourth
Off our regular low prices.
Every Sale Must
Be For Cash
Remember I Sale Ctoses
Saturday Night, July 17
The Store That Dees What It Advertises
READ ALL THE ADS IN THIS PAPER—IT PAYS.
BIG AUCTION SALE!
At 8 ICOMk A.
At the State Fair
Opposite tlM Qrantfttand
...j We wish to state to the horse breeders that we
are going, out of the horse importing business and
we will offer the following for sale:
3 imported Percheroti stallions, 5 years-old* 3
imported Percheron mares, 5 years old 1 pure bred
Percheron stud colt, 1 year old 1 pure bred Percher
tin s*iid colt, 2 months old 2 pure bred Pecclieron fil
tas,! year old 1 pure bred Belgian s*ud colt, 1 year
pld 2 pure bred Bdgian fillies,.! year oldT
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opportunity for tfo hprs^ breeders
class stock at their' own figures*
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