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THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1008.
RAIN GUMMED GAME Office Boy and Other Fans Were Forced to Fight Shy of tho Ball Grounds. SOCKALEXIS DYING Former Connecticut League Wonder Near Death's Door in Maino A Mana ger's Story. 0; -i :1 hi a m m n i,' I! NOT A GAME WAS PLAYED Itest Will Do Men Lola of flood mid Tlicy Will Jump Into tlio Contest To-day With a Vim. CmWBCTICUT LRAftl'H ST.tMMNO. W, . 1M Hartford 2 .7.-,: Sprlngtlcld 5 3 ,fl:!,i Holynko 4 3 ,r,;i Now Haven n I .f."ii Wutei bury 5 4 .!.''! New Britain 4 I .ft'l'l Bridgeport 1 5 .l.Vi Morldnn 1 fi .1 U fi AM KM TII-1HT, Now Haven ill Now Britain. WHtorbury at Bridgeport. HpiinclH'l.i at llnrtfinl. Moibleii nt llolynko. - The apodal providence that looks aftec tho welfare of bull players took a hand In the game yostorday and font a little roln so thut the, men could got a lot-up In their strenuous work. Al moBt since tho opening clay tho toams have boi n forced along under full pressure with scarcely any chance to catch tholr second wind, Conse quontly In a good many Instances tho playing has boon much bo low pur. Tho harder tho nion tried to lift them Bolvos out of the rut. tho cloopor thoy sank, all for want of a oliuuee to pull themselves together and got on their foot again. Tho postponement of yesterday's games all ovor tho country was about the best thins' that' could have hap pened. The manager.) gathered tholr men together for a little heart-to- 1 heart talk and explained Just whore their weakness lay. Bllllo Lush as yet has not road tho riot act to his troupe, but there. Is a general hunch about town that they will soon hear fi'om him In no uncer tain terms. Tho crew hn has under his wing just at present nro for tho most part a likely lot and when a few changes are made and the new pitchers arrlvo the local nine will be perfectly able to stand well up with tho leaders. Hall players arc neces sarily warm weather friends. It nmy be merely a coincidence, but most of New Haven's defeats have been regls teied on cold, cloudy days. With the advent of some good swelt ering weather the fans will sec some good ball at the rock and it Is up to tho "knockers" to phut off tholr pipes till tho New Haven management has had a fair chance to weed out tho un desirable timber. Already people are getting tho "Gloomy Gils" expression and the grief of the fans knows no tsolaeo. Local sentiment has received Homo rudo shocks In past years, but , at tho opening of the present season with XJllllo Lush and a new lniinuge ment. ready to spill the coin everyone began to cheer up, The team begun well against the weaker nines, but of lutu seems to have lost their grip on the winning game. There Is th; usual umounl of, cigar store gossip over this, 1 but tho people are ever prone to seize . un opportunity to critlel.se and "cuss out" a ball team that loses. Those who know 1,1111c Lush realize that he Is determined to have the city ieyicrsviiietl mm a Hint, wit: 'juaviiuu club and there Is not the shadow of a I President, W, J. Tracey. lirisiot. Conn., doubt but that thla condition will bo season, April :x to September 12. I Hrldg. port club, prldgopori, cf,nu., ueu up 10. j James 11. O'Rourko, president and man- The members of the team have no nger; Hartford club. Harlford, Conn., excuse to offer and hardly a man unM- cinrkln, president; Thomas J. , .,,, ,., ,,, ,. ;l)owd, tniinagor; Holyokn rlub, llolyoke, the team will lail to admit, If cor- ( v.lnii j ,, . i.,.lllUvino. president; John nered, that things have been breaking Tlghe, manager; New Haven club, New badly In the collective sense. Though i Haven, Oouti., S. J. Weldetihelmer, pies the pitching has been by all odds the fm most glaring fault of the team, tho Hrlta In, Conn., Charles H. Humphrey, players as a whole are not going at ! president anil manager; Merlden club, anvthinir like their tibial sneed The ! M'-rhlen, C'""".. Charb fi II. Hniart, pres. tttijining tine incir usual spun, l"0! blent, c. II. Cheney, manager; Sprlug- 111111:111 ia piuui: lu iiiuKt: oiiiim til ei 11- leal stages and the putllcld, burring Zacher, Is not' as strong us It soon will be. Sam Wcldenhelmer has hat! hard tuck with his proponed pitching staff. First he borrowed Joe Htoup from the Newark 'Eastern League club und hu refused to stay here. Some time ago ho purchased Carrlck ami Jack Pvip pulluu from Newark and Ro"ho.ter, respectively, and up to date thoy hnvo refused to uppeur. Just where, Car rlck ls It ennnot he stated, but It Is a well known fact that Pappallau wants to go with Manager Doherty up In Albany. As the matter ptnnrls both men nro owned by New Haven and unless thoy play hero they cannot play In organ- I Bed company. As outlaw ball Is not I pleasant ut best It Is believed that eventually both men will appear In New Haven uniforms this season, It wouldn't be a had idea for every one to put up their hammers ami trust to the Judgment of I'.llllo Linh ami tho local management. It's a safe hot that everything will be happy In the garden In the near future, Diamond Chippings. 'I he .loiiriiiiM curler Is (lie only pn . per In IIiIm ell ioiIiIIhIiIiiu full reports mill box scores ef nil ('i)niif ctlctii, . tlmuil mm American li-ngm himobiill game. Herewith Is presented to all true 'baseball lovers a little ditty that an ardent fan was shouting out' ycalorday afternoon down ut. the Hook: Man that controlled! the weather, ' Hark to the nation's request All of us shout It together: "Give us our sunshine and rest" Muddy our streets ami pftluvtouti, Jupiter, hark to our moan; Dry up, O Jupiter Pluvlus, "Iet us alone!" I Tho following dope appeared In a uieveiana paper on iiay 'i: I "Billy Lush, who a few years back 1 was considered one of the star outlleld- ers of the country while with the Naps, j may never piny professional ball again' j. Lush hns acted as conch of the Vale baseball anil basketball teams for the ; past throe years. He wan dropped a 1 few months since, and an the Cleveland j club had 11, number of good nuttlebleis, Lush was turned over t" Nashville, int. In two weeks ol hard praotle,. in 111 Hornhurd's town but wan compelled HI to rjull as his falling eyesight did not -i Imnrnvn. l.lish Wn.q here S:i I n tvl:i e ..,.,! f announced that he was through."' i Wj Now. who can say that I'lllle Isn't a 11 lu tinrl'nr.tlv li-tte thnt I, I.. h gives him no lll.tle trouble, hut there 'is i'l'i not the shallow of a doubt about his holng in the left, garden very soon, Maybo the fans won't give him a wcl-tiumo! Tlin Holynko club hns sold Pitcher Hnnnnfun 11 mi Inllcltlor Harbour ro nM'itl vi.'ly to New Bedford uml Morl-di'ii, Sffit t. onn of Holynko's fit n r moil, Is sick In hod wllli fever, 11 ml will lint Pun O'N'ell of Springfield landed 11 shortstop named Kllv.honry, who lias boon playing In the snuih all winter, and exports to try I1I111 nut fully, Noth ing Is known of Ills ability, The Holyoko tnniingciuont Is corre sponding with Secretary Luke of the Pittsburg club In hopes of getting a panic with lite rirntoH 1111 their llrst trip eimt to ltostoii, Su.111 Woliienholinor, lake ncjt lei! ! According to no mo dope soul up hen from Havana, Pudron, Manager Hum phries star Cuban . t wirier, Is a grout fence breaker, A pitcher who can swnt Hie sphere this way out to piny In the outfield. Remember, this Is Cuban dope, President ' Jim O'Rourko of tho Bridgeport club stated last night that he had as yet no ofllclnl knowledge that "Hod" Waller had deserted to the out law Colon learjue. President fl'Rourke added that, should Waller refuse to honor the contract, mid play with an other team, that ho would bo blacklist- oil for tho remainder 01 Ills lite, 1 ins of course, means that the nlavor would never b allowed upon any team which 1 while the pitcher Is standing on Hi" plays under the national ngreenieni. j rubber Is eilher a b ill or a Mt'lk", and "Thorn can be no mercy," said Manager, dial the catcher has no right t run O'Rourko, "lor men who sign contracts j up on a bailor ami prevent him taking at their own terms, and then throw 1 a swing. According to tho ruling made themselves upon dm market, their per-1 bv ( ri.oiielilln Ilie s.iiee7.o play Is prao. vices to go to the highest bidder. P.ut'tleally killed, because the runner inlgat as far as I know, there Is no difference . hetwoen us on the salary ouestlon. and Waller may be on tlio field In his uni form to-morrow. Hal Chase Is a versatile hitter. Tie run send them to right or left tiehl, shoot them along the ground, lift them over thu Inllehlors, sometimes hit them far and oftentimes heat out Infield taps. The West Point cadets have a crack twlrler In l'riink Riley, the former DorolHKtcr high school athlete. At Ithaca recently. W. H. Gable. I pitcher the Cornell team, sprained his aukl" and was carried groaning to tho clubhouse. He will be unable to play for Cornell for some time, flu bio wasi stealing second when ho slipped and, the accident occurred. Third bast man If. McAlner. of the St. j John's college team, has Just been oper ated on for appendicitis al Johns Hop kins hospital in Baltimore. Cmplrc Carpenter nf ' the Southern Imitrit.t utnlY Una It, en liHhpil in tmitttn.i tl.e gami's netween inieiuiii tTinecinn, Ynle ami Harvard, Harvard and Prince - ton and Harvard and Yale. President Kavnnaiigh has leave of nhaeiioo. granted Cariuntc- This Is Prank Chance's tenth year in baseball. In all of this time Frank has remained a cub. Jeorgo nannon, of last year's Hoi- tossed up at center and the game be yoko und Sprlngtleld, Connecticut I pan. Irp7avthe ouuiel d7 until Sieh, ! Although tho Pay graduates last y nr w ith the same team with which lie time as Manager Parrel jilcks the team ; won from tho Day senool thoy wt re started the season, confident flint soon with which he will 111, ike tlio pennant unable t(i n peat It this year. The Day I er or later fortune must change and m'".'i ,'lt'n,'R0 ls a br"""'1' of Jimmy 'f iHr,t ,dayers started things ltmnedt- the team strike Its clip. They have Bins mm on. ately. Miss Klizahotli Hpless shot th yet to win a series either nt home and It begins to look as If Mat hewsnn ! first goal mid not satisfied with this abroad ami the Cleveland club, which was alter all to be New York's onlv depoiidalile puclicr this season, l.aa I beat out Chicago wdth one pitcher. Following is tho official register f; ,,,. Coniieetlcut l'-aitlle mugliatei, ,,d elul), Sipringlleltl, .Mass., nan 11 ,e president ' 11 ml manager Wnterbury club, Wnterbury, Conn., II. president and manager. H. Durum, From every corner of Hie country comes the cry: "Don't gamble on base ball." A man who gambles on hase- i bull doesn't care a rap for our national game; It he does not love n no can not be much of un American. Horse racing Is the only sport which can siand for gambling: nil others are ruined by It. There ought, to be enough ollleers sta tioned nt all our hall parks to get every spectator who offers to bet a penny .luring a game by the coat collar and kick him out of the grounds. Holyoko plays at Heldvllle .Saturday. Heine Hatch Is now playing short for Rochester lu the iihsenco of Captain Holly, suspended. Baseball men claim there Is n scarci ty of catchers now. Fewer good back stops are being developed, and more pitchers than guimllnns of any other position. This, no doubt, because the boy when hcslarts to play, sonn finds oil thai catching Is not an easy Job, President Hun Johnson of tho Ameri can league always alert to eater to the heal Interests of the sport lias done u most timely net 111 ordering a stop lo the unseemly couching Incites that havo prevailed on flnmo grounds. 1 This practice Is nothing more nor less than a barefaced attempt at, bulldozing. The visit lug .club ought lo have 11 fair chance nnd the game ought lo bn play ed at all times on lis merits. Foxen. the former Hartford pitcher, Is now with the Phillies, He pitched the last live Innings against. New York Tuesday anil made a fine Impression, He en me near clashing with Mlko l)on- 1 11 for hitting the later twice with n pitched ball, but the other players step ped between the pair, The change In tho scoring rules by which a sacrifice hit will be recorded on n fly catch to the niitlleid oti wheh a, runner scores from third, has not met wllh unrinallfled approval. There's much to the contention that a sacrifice hit sliouid never be scored unless die bats, man has made nil evident nt tempt to sacrlllee himself and surely there Is no such attempt when the batsman tries tn drive the ball toil of the lot. The chief objection to the rule Is the fa-t that the balsman who moves up a base-runner from first to second nr from second to third by mentis of a long fly Is not given any credit for the heln he gives his team. Just whv this sort of lierfnriiilince was not exempted from eha'rgiim fho balsman wllh a time at bill Is hard to understand. As manv games are won because a. runnel- hurt advanced from second to third nn a II v ball as by the runner scoring from third. The oft cot 01 this rule will b watched with considerable Interest, this son. There seems to he n difference of opinion ns to the credit for the dlsenv cry of the knuckle hull. The Brooklyn players say that Pitcher "tucker nf ; men oil n side and lab." will be srimo thelr team was the first to acquire t ha t, 1 w hat handicapped us two of .the reg- Hrooklyn players say that Pitcher r.mjker ul Uii;U' twu .yyiii the llr si tj ai'ipilre that delivery which Is cannon by pressing the llngoi'iinlls of the llrst two lingers Into the ball ami resting tlio kiiuckhs of the other two lingers against the ball. The effort Is said to bo very much like that of ihn spit bull wllh a result utmost ns astonishing to the catcher as to tin. batsman. II Is a very al 1 lilt-11 1 1. ball to bundle. The spit ball was generally admitted to be "llu limit," Inn now something has turned up that looks iih bad, of not worm), than tho spit ball. I'mplre "811k" n'l.oiiglrlln made a rul ing In a recent I lot roll -I Mileage game which practically puts the snuee'.c ptuy tint of existence. When Dougherty started tn steal home lu the third lu lling, Solver was standing on the rub ber ready to deliver thu bull to the plate, and uh imidu as rat slai'toil In Payne ran up in front of Havls and caught the ball, preventing tienrgi taking n swing at It, Kidder .bines do olarod ho had been Interfered with, but "Silk" o'lioiigbMn'R ruling was that as long as Slovor had not started In wind up his delivery he had 11 right to threw th hall to the plate to slop a runner, the same as ho had to throw to lli-ril or any other base. Rule III of the playing rules describes a fair balll as any ball delivered tn the plate whti' , the pitcher In standing 011 the rubber. 1 uml the lia'l Is ovor 'the plate. Any fairly del l civil hall must bo called a strike. An unfairly delivered ball Is a bull that Is delivered lo tlio plate, ami the umpire must call It 11 ball. Manager ,10110.1 declared that any bull delivered Mart before the pitcher winds up. al IhoiiKh hi Is on the rubber ready to deliver the ball. Fatly Lord, once the second sicker for Jack Tlghe'H bunch of Norwo 'i champions, Is now doing the honors at the half-way station for the Minneapo lis team, DAY' (JIUnCATKS Y1. Defeated the Present Kcpresentatlvcs of Old School. Clllie, Chow, Chow, Itlllie, Kow, Iviw, Co"', Coo, Coo, Con, Pay! Pny! Duy! Packet hull hug by no mentis sounded Its farewell knell, for In spite of Jupi ter Pluvlus drenching tho streets of N'ew Haven with unceremonious pre clpltation Inst evening, a large number of enthusiastic funs of basketball put In un appearance nt tho cozy Audi r- sou s g 111 m witness mo 1 '.ij .n n""i and ,iay graduates' quintets 1 lash 111 ,,,.,,-, -, ., ""' f ",M '" "'"" As .Miss Mclugblnn. who was to j referee the game, fulled to appear, j Mr. Lambert volunteered to take her ,.,., ni ,i, n,,,,.,,,, of tbe j,,,..... j. .... y I two tonus after which the hall was , and being led on by tlv encouraging , ., f .,i.,,, 1 ,.!ei v,.,,. ,n Mv, on the side-lines, Miss Hploss strut k terror in the hearts of tho Dny nliimnl by bu.skoting four more noor goals nno one foul before the end of the first half. In the second half iMIss Sptcss the mighty slugger, with n home run secured five more baskets, making a to- that broke the tie. .tttnimers Is, In tal of ten floor baskets and one foul, i fact, the team's best winning tw lrler which netted iho Dny school m points, j up to date, Mullln nnd Kllllan having As .Miss Kpless will graduates this .each pitched one go.! game while tho year nnd will probably enter the New j Indlnnapotl.t lad lias beaten both Chl Ilaven high school next year, her ! cngo nnd Cleveland, though losing to 1 hances for keeping up her brilliant j St. Louis by virtue of one bad Inning, record nro almost assured, for by next Tho tenia s slow, though Cnughlln, year the girls will not doubt keep up jut third, Is not yet In condition, np the basketball team started at the I pnrently, und the catchers hnve been high this yertr. g-dng badly with the exception of a L"'d cm by the tremendous cheering 1 few occasions when Schmidt has pro. and applause of the spectators tho I dneed some , oxtrenHy brilliant work. Day rchool kept up an Incessant lioin- I The team ns a whole Is apparently In hurdment of the graduates' goal. Time fir from Its last season's stride nnd Is and again the Dny school, lifter some likely to continue so until a streak of line passing, would get a goal, sieadi- ly creeping away from their opponents until nt tho end of he first half the score stood in to 3 In their favor. In the second half a few changes were made on tho 'Day team. Hy re- pouting- tholr good work t'ley left tlio j niometer round 42 degree which tem grarln.'ttes far behind, scoring IS points I perature was supplemented by an ex to tho one of tho graduates, winning ; ceodlngly cold, rnw wind and a com mit by the overwhelming score of 3-4. jplete lack of sunshine. The fact Hint last year's captain nnd j On paper the club, with the Increased center of the graduates was absent hail 'pitching strength of Sumiiiers and much to do with their defeat. However, iMnlloy, looks stronger than In former under the leadership of Miss Conn the seasons when plxod up' on pnper. Thnt team put up a good exhibition of has- ! it will eventually start winning with ketball, making the grammar school In rush Is the belief nf every loynl fan, feel that thoy were In the game. Lack 1 find this description fits tho over of tenn work predominated among the i whelming majority of die devotees of graduates, which whs caused by lack!"111 game In this city, Malloy lost of practice. jtwo games In bis only apponrnncos In The playing of this game between the the box, but pitched well on both oc Duy school nnd graduates has been the i casinos and put the hall over the pinto custom at that school for dv past four w henever Iho veteran funs began lo years nnd has always 'created much;fe'ir 1111 ascension. At Cleveland he Interest. The lineup follows: Day. (Iraduntes. Miss K. Spless (C'ipt..) ....Miss A. Scott Left forward. Misses 11, Hocking, V. Conklln Miss I. Cahilt Right forward. Misses J. Daker, V. Doollllle Miss L. Parrel t Center. i.MIss A. Carr ....(enpt.) .Miss D, Coin lllght guard. Misses C. Monz, II. Molan Miss K Benedict Left guard. SuinninryKooro, pay 34, Graduates 4; goals, Day, Miss pplcss 10, Miss Hocking 2, Miss linker 2, Miss Doollt tle 2; Urnduates, Miss Parrel t 1; fouls, iMIss Ppless 2, Miss Scott 2; fotils cnlled, on Dny fi, on fimduales Ti; umpire, Mr. I Mmbert; timer, ?axo. N. H. 11. fl. ; Koletsky, t halves. If. II. 20 mlnuto YALK VS. Cni VTItY (Ll'15. (.olf Malrli Hct ween the Above Teams To-inomm' Afternoon. What, ought to bo Interesting golf mutch will bo thnt arranged between teams from the Y11I0 Coif eluli and Hint of the N'ew Haven Cnnntrv cluh : 1 1 1 . 1 t ii. lie- . . e j 1 to be pin veil over I , ., ' ,. . t""""1" r,w' ,''n''1 the latb r's course team, will play six I ulHr imm xvl" bc uni unable to take part 1)1 U1L' niutuii, NEWS FROM DETROIT No Joy in Michigan City, Duo to Fact That Champions Havo Been Losing. QUIET IN THIS LEAGUE Deluge of VcKlorday Kept l'layrrs In, Where They Amused Themselves us Only Hull l'lnjcrs Can. AMKItlCW I.KAC.I E HTAMIIXti. W. L. P.C. Philadelphia 12 7 J I'lovoland 11 tl .tl'iil Now York 10 T ,BNii St. I. mils la 8 Jii'iii Chicago 8 8 .Sot) Hos.on 7 Jl .3S0 I'eiruit 5 pi ,3H3 Washington t 11 .oj'i (i MHS TO-PAY. New York in lloston. Philadelphia n Washington. M. I.oul.l la ( Mile; ago, Detroit al Cleveland. At rioston niwton-Xew Tork game postponed -ruin. At Washington Washington-Philadelphia game postponed - rain. At Chicago St. liuls-Chi" ago game post piiiu tl - rain. At Detroit Detroit-Cleveland game postponed-ruin. Teams were to have played a previously postponed gatno. Along with the other leagues the 'A 11101 lean yesterday had a period of o,tiletne.s and the ball lessors of each club passed the day over cards and about, the piano.. The raco In this league s a dandy and chief comment Is centered about JennhiR's former champions, Willi the Detroit Tigers, champions of l?o7, In last place In the IMS race, the mctropullri of Michigan Is a gloomy j-pot these days. Few expected Hint the team would start off with any great rush ut the start, lis Kllllan find Dono van, llr star pitchers, nro usually of littlo value to the cluh till the season l well under w ly. On the other hand, however, nobody hail the least Idea that after die first three wock.s the Ti gers would have so signally failed In their efforts as to put themselves nt the bottom of the race to win, but none of the grnnd stand managers' sugges tions have looked good to Manager Jennings, who has kept pegging nwny , has met them n six contests up to (Into has won five of them, the only excep t i .it being a game pitched by Sitm nvis, the Indiinnpolls recruit of ktmckle-hall fame, to whose rescue In the final Inning came Hum Crawford, j worm went her puts in Its nppenrnnce, the present article having been about the worst In tbe history of the lenguo, fine game of the Chicago series hern was called o'ff on account of cold and the first one was played wllh the ther- nllowed ten hits, but. was beaten by a narrow margin. He fielded Ills posi tion In excellent style, especially on force plays nt second and third, which have always nppenred to ho the weak points of the youn.vf pitchers whom Do troll has tried out In recent years. That another pitcher will he needed by tho cluh this year, In addition to Shimmers, seems .certain, as rilevor has been knocked out of the box In two ap pearances (Ills season and on tho other, was soundly rapped by the Sox. Pres ent appearances Indicate that, the reg ular pitching staff will consist of Don ovan, K IS I Din, Summers, Mullln and Malloy, with Plover possibly In reservo for use against Washington, lloston und -Chicago, In case he recovers some of his efllcloi.cy of former seasons. This leaves out Eddlo Wlllelt and (ionrge Suggs, both of whom have per formed fairly well on the slab, after others had been knocked off It. Tiumpns Jones Is also on the stuff of tlv cluh nnd forms somewhat of a problem for Manager Jeiiiihi'gs, as he Is a good pitcher too good to allow to depart beyond recall -while the new rule of the national commission prevents the player from being farmed, as he wn.s last year nt Johnstown. The patronage 0f the club continued excellent, until the opening of tho Chi cago series, when the cold furnished tho fans an excellent excuse for ab sence. Tho attractive nature of tho iiew park has had.no small Influence toward this result, beyond question, but with .tlio faiia tlio ftttenduaca has been regarded nn a duty to tho club, anil every body bus hoped to bn pres ent on the dny when the champions strike their sirldo. Favorable reportii have reached Detroit of the doing of tho Tiger conscripts who have been assigned to minor lenguo clubs during tho season, Wnrhop won his first game for Wllllnmsport In Iho Trl-Stalo and pitched credlttibly on his next appear unce, Cis'klll. with tho nmo club, signalized his debut by a home run with to men on hoses, and has been hitting consl.stently ever since, Sterner, the southpaw, copped front Hobby Lowe nt Ornnd Hnplds, and Drake, the outfielder, luis been doing fulrly well for tioorgo HliilllnRN, at Newark. THK I'HINCIOTON MFET. TlRcrs looklnff l'orwnrd Figerly tfl Dual let Snturdny. Princeton, May 7. Interest Is running high here this week over tho prospects of iho Prlncoton-Yolo dual track meet which takes place 'In New Haven on Saturday. When l"rlnceton met Yale last season on the cinder path victory hung fire till the very last event. Tho Ells won tho event and took the meet. Tho Tigers' greatest handicap this your seems to bo a lack of men who cm tako second and third places. There aro s-verul stars hero who can undoubtedly' hold their own, but the trotiblo Is can they gather enough points to pull the entire team through? dpt. J. C. Alloc, 190$, a point winner In last year's lntercolleglates, Is sure to rIvo a good account of himself In the quarter mile. Atleo recently cover ed Iho distance In Rl seconds. The dashes will bo looked after by U. A. C.atnble, 1!09, who Is a 10 second man and has several times beaten tho EH sprinters. It ls In tho f0 yard event that I Princeton possesses ono of the best runners In tho colleges today, (5. H. Whlteley, '10. Ho has already turned tho trick In 1 minute 6" seconds and Is practically certain to win this event at New Haven. W. S. McGce, 1!03, and 8. Front;, mio, will try for tho mlln ond two mile runs. In both of thei-o events McHee has don better than the Klls aro reported to have done. T. N. rtelffer, '100S. Is tho Tigers' strongest hurdler. He 'recently went 120 yards In 15 2-5 seconds, which would have been a Trlnceton record were It not for tho fart that ho knock ed don'n several hurdles. The field events do not promise so much for Nassau ns do the track. W. F. Talcott, 1910. however, Is a reliable high Juniper, who has done E feet It Inches, C. Vozln, jr., 1M9, Princeton's only polo vaulter of worth, has never cleared the bar nt a height over 11 feet li Inches, whlln tho Rlls have threo men who hnvo each done over 12 feet. Princeton ls especially lacking In the weights nnd ennnot bo counted on for more than tv few points In this depart ment. As an Incentive to rapture first places tho Tigers will have tho honor of wear ing the 'varsity "P." imrsu at muvixo iwuk. Cluiniicey H. Clark of Missouri Wins I'lrst of Student Ilaces. It has been suggested thnt If racing Is driven out of New York It can come to Connecticut. Ono of tho first ex periments along tills line was tried nt the driving park Wednesday afternoon when there was n lively brush between several Yale ptudents, the first money being taken by Chauncey H. Clark of Missouri on his hired plug, Tho Agnes The racing went on nt tho sfttno time as the polo g.nno nnd attracted quite as much attention. There were four entries but the fav orite was scratched before the start. Cy Mark on nn nntedelitvlan steed, tho Kittle, which may hnve seen a race track In tho pnleozollc age, wns the favorite and enrly took the lead. Half way round Tho Agnes tried to run away with Its mount nnd came In two lengths abend of the Kittle. The Maud with Mock up came In third soon after the spectator hud left. It Is planned to havo ft second meet next Monday hnd there will he several morn entries, If tho driving park Is not, available the meet will bo held on the Dlxwell avenue speedway. I'KLICANS WIN TWO. Tnke Dullards Into Cnmp nt Y. M. II. C. Alleys Iiist, Night, The pelicans and Hnllnrds met Inst night In n contest nt duck pins. The match was rolled nt the Y. M, Tl. C. alloys, nnd the Pelicans won two out of tho threo games rolled. Tho scores were as follows; IVllcnns, Sherman sf 04 SO 2fio A, Powell 87 97 04-278 Kelley .84 83 72-239 Totals 254 274 24B-777 1 In 1 lards. St onn 8(5 84 04-264 Melnger 75 77 77--22I) Anderson S3 74 85213 Totals 244 235 256-735 j Elder vs. Teals tonight at 8 o'clock. SAYS AMKUTCU WILL WIN. Tommy Burns C'hifnis That Wo Are Trained In the Approved Manner. London, 'May 7. "Tommy" Burns, heavyweight flgh.er, In nn article in the Dally Mali this morning entitled "Why America Leads In Sport," pre dicts that tho Americans will win all of the chief events at tho Olympic games, with the exception of the long distance races, which will fall to Eng land, lie attributes America's superi ority to sounder principles of draining, YALI'. ;i'NXF,HS KNTF-KED. The annual Intercollegiate gun club shoot will bo held In Boston next Sat urday, Tho Tale team Is entered and stands a good show of winning, having won nearly all of the college matches iii, .wiilcli.lti liaa iiwn paired, ( . f RAIN STOPS GAMES All Contests Wcro Postponed On Account of Bad Weather. NEW YORK-BOSTON SERIES Hrlcf Account of Itwent Contests (hints Din, veil Against For mer Tcaminalcs. NATIONAL MCAl.l I! STAMllNti. V. Chicago 11 Pittsburg li New York 10 Boston 1 10 Philadelphia. 8 Cincinnati ,. & L i 4 7 8 It 7 l'.C. .'33 .f.SS .5 nil .471 .417 ,3K .liS Brooklyn 7 til. Louis 11 3 13 (i A M TO-PAY. lloston In New York. Chit ago la Pittsburg. Prooklyn la Philadelphia. Cincinnati In 1. I-oiiIh. At New York Huston-New Tork game postponed; rain. At St. Louis -St. Louls-Cin.lnnatl gamn postponed; rain. At Philadelphia Hrooklyn-Phlla-delphla game postponed; rnln. At Pittsburg Plttsburg-Chlcago game postponed; rain. The Cllnnts had a merry tlmo of ft In Huston, but tho result of tho pll grimago wns not as satisfactory as hud been anticipated, McGraw's men started off all right, but the Ileaneat ers won two games, whereas tho dopo figured out that they might possibly win ono gume. There was naturally sonio curiosity evidenced hero as to how matters would pan out when tho old and new Giants should meet. Prank Howermtui took tho kidding of tho (Hunts good-naturedly, as did Pill Dahb-n, but Iirowne, Medium and Ferguson did not like It. Thero ls no Ill-feeling between tho holdover Gi ants and tho discarded members, but so far as Manager MeGraw is con corned that ls another question. Just before tho first gamo tho series started both teams lined up around tho plate while I'mplro Emslle present-id to Fred Tenney on behalf of tho Boston fans a flno English traveling bag, equipped with silver mounted toilet articles. This was another uvldenco of tho senso of appreciation of tho Hub fans. Metinnn Attacks McOrnw. After Christy Mathcwson hud added another shut-out to his growing list by nnnexlng tbe. first gunio of the series a closi ly-c intested gamo resulted In tho second encounter. Kach sldo used three pitchers, Taylor, Mulnrkey nnd Wlltse being worked by MeGraw. Tho Giants won, 3 to 2, and the gamo end ed when Dan MeGann, batting for the pMcher, hit Into a double play. It Is said that McGrnw's comment on his former first baseman's failure to got down to first base In tlmo Jo prevent tho double play enraged the Kentuck- U:i so that he sought his former man nger at tho Copley Squnro hotel with tho avowed Intention of mixing It up In order to relieve his wounded feel ings. The two Macs clinched In tho billiard room and were separated by other players before much damngo was done. It Is said thnt MeGann has been asked to lenvo tho hotel where the big husky first baseman nt tacked the littlo manager. Comment' Ing on tho play which led to AloOnnn's ruffled feelings, Manager McOraw said: "That Is how tho Giants lost a lot of games last season. Somo of tho old-timers were getting beaten by a stop on tholr sprints to first base There Isn't a regular on my team now wiv wouldn't have beaten tho ball (hat cut MeGann off nt first base and ended tho game." Thoy (Jot Ilevengo. But tho discards had 'their revengo In tho final games. An eleven-Inning game was lost by tho Giants when Tenney muffed a throw from Hresna han, allowing tho winning tally to cross the plate, Mathcwson was used In this game after Wlltse had been hit hard, but in tho ninth Inning the great pitcher strained himself and It was thought wlso to tako him out rather than take any chances of a mora ser ious Injury to tho club's mainstay, rtowerjnnn's big but did tho trick for Boston In tho llnal game. It was a tie score and big Otto Crand'ill was pitching some when tho Boston Jung look their ninth Inning. One was out and a ltoanoHter was on baso when Howcrmnn drove ono over tho left field fence, sending In tho run that madn tho llrst encounter between thu forces of MeGraw nnd Kelley nn even break. It wns Bowerninn's turn to laugh, also Browno and Dahleii. TO-MOn HOW'S SPOUTS. Racing Itoscdalo Stakes and flvo other races at .famalca. College baseball Pennsylvania vs. Prince ton at Philadelphia; Yale vs. Antlo ver, at New Haven; Columbia vs. Syracuse, at Syracuse; Harvard vs. Cornell, nt Ithsea; Dartmouth vs. Holy Cross, at Worcester; Navy vs. Georgetown, at Annapolis; Indians vs. Hrowh, nt Providence; Army vs. Lehigh, nt West point; Kordlmm vs, Setnn Hull, at Kordliani; Wesleyan vs. Williams, at Mlddletown; Ro chester vs. Cnlon. at Rochester. Truck meets Princeton vs. Yale, at New Haven; Dartmouth vs, Har vard, at Cambridge; Swarthinore vs, 1uf,'tyotte, at Swarthinore; Pacific Const Olympic tryouts nt Lelaml Stanford university. Rowing N. Y. V. vs. Georgetown, at Washington, 1.1, C. Trfierosse Columbia vs, N. Y. Lacrosse club, at South Field; (!. C. N. Y. vs, Alumni, at. Jasper field; Cornell vs. Hobart, at Geneva; Le high vs. Slovens, nt South Bethle hem, Mnlf Yale vs. Now Hiivpii Golf club, st New Haven. Shooting Intereolleglnte matches at Boston. Boxing Young Griffo vs. Sailor Burke, six rounds, at Sharkey AkC; Stanley Ketch ell vs, Jack Twin Sul livan, thirty-live rounds, at Colnut, Cal, Thd following article appeared In tin May Issue of the Baseball iMagatdntt and deals with Sockalexls, tho great Indian player und Is of Interest her been list) he at ono time played In th Connecticut lenguo: The night was crisp ond cold, and the stars sparkled In a clear dark blua sky, high over tho head waters of tho Penobscot. Tho playing of a dying Ihiino from a few looso embers across small window panes, gavo warning that tho littlo cottage wns Inhabited, nmi mo sirungor npproacnoa cautious ly, tioroJa a thin carpet of now, fallen ' snow. , , .. . A sharp rap at the door brought tho rcsponso: "Coma in," ond tho Big Nolso pushed back tho door with a "Hello, neighbor." There was ho an swer from the man who sat on a low bench eloso to tho Are with a crutch ut his sldo. Approaching, the Btranged askedj "Isn't this my old friend Battlo Ax?" Tho name called tho invalid to straighten up and opon his eyes. Then, throwing a few sticks of wood on tha flro he was oon ablo to recognize tho features of his caller. "Aro you glad to see me Ax?" "Indeed I urn, but I'm all done up with tho rheumatism." "I eamo down to see if you would get out next spring and play ball for mo." "Oh. how I would llko to; but I don'tl think I will over play another game." 'Yes, I played several years In tho National league, and was considered ono of the great players, I can almost hear tho ringing applause as I hit tha ball on tho center, or when I made a long accurate throw. But my popular ity was my undoing. I dallied with tho 'Bed Witter. It was come and go wlu mo, und I found It difficult to keep away from tho merry-go-round of civ lilzutlon. Ah, yes, I was a favorite with tho public hut. weakened; the pace was too fast for a boy developed by Nature. But I bolleve If I had ono more chance I could win the battlo against myself." "Say, Ax, I'll take a chance, take caro of yourself, and In the spring; como ana join us." 1 With tho spring came a message from tho Indian, saying: "I will come. but with a weak ankle." The answer1 went back, "Como on, I will plow up centnr field so that tho going will bo ensy." With renewed spirits the Indian camo and made good, was the sensation ot tho day and once more became the idol of tho fans. But soon tho "Rod Water" commenced to show Its work, and Bat-, tlo Ax found hlmsetf In the same old condition, Broke! Ho went to tho Big Noise and aaldr "Kind master, I find myself short on change, and would like to return to my peoplo under tho sparkling stars nn tho upper Penobscot." The ',Blg Nolso smiled, ho was happy, for1' an Idea struck him full on tho brain and he spoko slowly but with full knowl edge that tho Indian was a weak ona with tho paddlo. "Battlo Ax," said he, "Get a birch' canoe, follow tho coast after you leave tho Merrlmac until you como to the Bay of Penobscot, then hug the shora until you find tho river. Then, with tho help of tho great spirit, you will havo nothing to fear until you hit Bangoq and havo to shoot tho falls." Tho return of tho great Indian to tho old town was never headlined In the dally papers and the stars onco more twinkle high over tho littlo cot tage. Tho snow will never be broken again by a baseball mannger looking for some ono for a headlines, for Bat tlo Ax hns added other troubles to his rheumntlsm and sits tho long evenings! through gnzlng Into tho blazing logs until tho colors of tho rainbow soem to reflect on Angels wings, and the wild! hurrahs of tho howling fans awake tho onco great bnll player to real facts of; what might hnve been. ' ' ' MOTOR CAR DIRECTORY. THE MAXWELL g ft" S Meadow street, phonoM8-. fTnnn.on ruVTflU The ucntrai A uom- 0IUUUHI1U-UMI lull hi 10 Co.. Harry TuU tin, 01 Meadow street; phoiio 68J9J! m ncunnil C N' wmtnoin, apm, n ULUaMUBILt park street; 'phono MB RED" C.'G. "Colburn. agent; 143 Parle street; 'pnone. LOCOMOBILE & APPERSON 67 Broad way; 'phona 2R0. W. T. Dill. CLEMENT BAYARD AND POPE WAlEltf 67 Uroiidwny; 'phlne 2860, W. T. DHL THOMAS-DETROIT ft JVS Yv". A. Maymird, agent, 68 Gilbert ave nue; 'phone 3 76 -3. ruiiu'0 PAOACC ""(Repairs and Storage) dMIIrt 0 UAriADt ifli commorce street, K. W. 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