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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. -TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 23, 1913.
8 5 "3 STAND BACKBOYS! LET THEM FIGHT Civil War Renewed at Watch Tower Saturday When Ma sons Clash on Diamond. This evening The Argus has an an nouncement of world-wide importance. Compared with It tne refrains from the world's series resemble an excerpt from the government crop report of 1782. The official line-up of Rock Is land lodge No. 58 has been placed In the hands of the sporting editor. There, you have it. The great game of the season will be played next Sat urday p. m. at the Watch Tower, on which salubrious occasion the local Masonic order will split into two fac tions and wage civil war on the base ball diamond. Rock Island lodge No. 658 will attempt to batter the aggre gation from Trio lodge No. 59 into mince meat. Manager Bruner of the Rock Islands has Just returned from an extensive scouting trip and has sized up all the phenoms from Sllvis to Taylor Ridge. Here is the all-star aggregation: Bob Mitchell, left field; H. H. Hensley, third base; H. E. Gelbart; catcher, Harry Iioldorf. shortstop; J. B. Jones, second base. Fred Brewln, first base; Oscar C. Oberg, center field; O. Ktambaugh, right field; Bruner the Tuner, pitcher; Harry Welch and old "Doc" Tatten, utility men. In speaking of the prospects for victory. Manager Bruner of fres-h-country-egg fame. had the following to say this morning after lie had con sumed his store-bought lien fruit and had journeyed down the main stem. "My team is in first class condition. I believe I have a 'find' in Bob Mitch ell. I discovered him out on Twen tieth street and in conversation with him was informed that li; once caught a ball. I immediately signpd him. Harry Holdorf informs me that the last game between the fats and leans has put him in O. K. fettle for the impending conflict. Not wishing to take undue advantage of our oppo nents, I have requested that Harry divest himself of his diamonds, as the game might be protested in the event of our winning, on the grounds that tlie Trio players were danled. Brewin will hold down first base. He i a busher, but I believe we can develop him. Gelhart claims that no one will steal second if Brewln will trip the runners who Inhabit the first station." The rest of the gang are well known end peed no introductory remarks. Bruner. the alleged slab artist, has a vorld's pitching record, hung up in the Kat-1-.ean gainc some years ago. when he handed out CGS bases on bulls, wounded 46 batsmen and would have r-truck out a man, only the third strike; was a ball. Big "Bill" Jacobsrn has been en gaged as umpire owing to his imposing hi.,e and general all round durability. Muggsy McGraw has given his con sent, and Bill wiil lie out in the cen ter of the diamond with his pants creased in the most approved fashion. The proceeds of the game will go towards buying furnishings for the new Masonic temple. week to take a rest, and plans to spend most of his vacation playing golf. Telsgrams of congratulation have been received ly buu at his Brookline home from all parts of the country. Mrs. Mary E. Ouimet, mother of the modest young golfer, said this morn ing: "Yes, I have been told that the great professional golfers of the ability of Harry Vordon and Edward Ray make as much as 125.000 a year, but my bov is tot going to turn professional. You Know he loves the game for the game's fake. When he is playing golf ho is very hppy indeed." MACKMEN CINCH L 1913 GONFALON Rivet American League Pen nant by Double Bumping of Tigers, 4-0 and 1-0. OFFICIAL DRAFTS ARE ANNOUNCED Cub and Sox Each Get Two Flayers from Class AA and A Minor Leagues. Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept 23. Major league clubs were notified of their luck in the draft yesterday when the national commission officially announc ed the players from class AA and A leagues who were caught in the net. The late list gives two players to the Sox in Roth of Baltimore and Bar bour of Lincoln, whiie the Cubs get two, one of them being Jimmy John son of San Francisco. The other is Herman Bronkie, the Toledo third baseman, who has been managing the Mud Hens since Hartsel resigned. Following are the American league selections: By New York from Columbus, Ohio, Cole. By Chicago from Baltimore, Roth; Lincoln, Neb., Barbour. By Detroit from Buffalo, Mains; Jersey City, Furtell; Montreal, Demmitt; Sacramento, Williams. By St. Louis from Portland, Ore., James; Atlanta, Bisland; Birmingham, Messenger; Montgomery, Snedecor; Los Angeles, Howard. By Washington from Minne apolis, Owens. By Cleveland from Chattanooga, Giddo; from Sioux City, Wood. National league By Cincinnati from Louisville, NlehofT. By Boston from St. Joseph, Mo., Crutcher; Milwaukee, Gilbert; Providence, Deal; Rochester, Martin; Mobile, Stock. By Brooklyn from Newark, Gagmen St, Paul, Rig gert; New Orleans, Kraft r Toronto, Herbert. By Chicago from San Fran cisco, Johnson; Toledo, Kronkie. By St. Louis from Denver, Hagerman. By Philadelphia from Nashville. Beck. By New York from Omaha, Johnson. (I BASEBALL II that Ernie Hjerberg did in Sweden. Kraenzelein, however, w ill have per- I sonal charge of the German Olympic team in 1916, assisted by four other trainers, some of whom are likely to be Americans. NATIONAL LEAGUE. W. L. Pet. New York 93 4U .669 Philadelphia SI 54 .600 Chicago S3 6 J .572 Pittsburgh 73 66 .532 I Boston 62 77 .446 Brooklyn 60 78 .435 St. Louis 49. 9S .333 Cincinnati 63 85 Philadelphia, Pa., Sept 23. The Athletics yesterday clinched the Amer ican league pennant for 1913 by de feating Detroit in a double-header. Both games were shutouts, the first 4 to 0 and tne second 1 to 0. The first game was devoid of any features. Bush and Dauss pitched good ball, but the Athletics hit bet ter when men were on bases. They made two runs in - the second inning, when. Baker and Mclnnis scored on a squeeze play. A run was scored in the third aLd another in the fifth on hits. The Tigers had men on bases in nearly every inning, but could not produce the necessary hit. The sec ond game was a pitcher's battle be tween Dubuc and Plank, who relieved Pennock in the second inning. Tae Athletics won the game in the second. Mclnnis was passed and forced by Walsh. Walsh stole second and scored on Lapp's single. Plank pltcned in excellent form, the Tigers not having a single chance to score. And Connie Mack's $140 infield has gone and done it again. Mclnnis, Collins, Barry and Baker, the quartet .that has made the old Cub Infield mere baseball tradition, yesterday won the third pennant in four years, or the fourth pennant in eight years, for the Philadelphia Americans. Of course, Oldring, Walsh, and even old Danny Murphy, had a hand in the triumph, but for day in and day out production the infield stands out as the heroes. Mack didn't have any pitching. Plank exploded a month go. The In dian, Bender, might not have deliv ered the way he did it with a weaker team. Houck has done nothing that a dozen young pitchers in the Amer ican league have not accomplished. But Bush, save for a few erratic per formances, has pitched some baseball. Shawkey, the Baltimore star, has shown wonderfully since his step into certain world series money from a minor league berth two months ago. It is only natural that J. Franklin Baker stands out as the individual dessrving the most credit. His stick work stood out so plainly and so many games have been won by his timely swatting mat the wide margin of vic tories maintained from early season by Mack may be attributed in a large part to the diligent work of the third baseman. And what has Mack done this year? iie has made a runaway race of the American league season. Only once hen the schedule was well on was he ever threatened, and then Cleveland's sixgame approach vanished rapidly when the Whlfe Elephants took them selves seriously and returned to play ing the game as they did before their CUBS AND PHILS IN EVEN BREAK Alexander Wins First Setto, 2-0, but Trojans Come Back and Take Next, 5-1. Chicago, Sept 23. If Heine Zim merman or Vic Saier had delivered a much-needed blow in the ninth inning yesterday the Cubs would be a half game out of second place tonight and the pennant dreams of one Skipper Dooin would be a thing of the past. As it is the Trojans are still two and one-half contests in the rear, for they allowed the opening battle of a bar gain bill with the Phillies to slip away, but coppered the wind-up fracas, 5 to 1. The opening score w as 2 to 0. Alexander, who on Sunday was sent to the dressing-room under a melee of base hits that rocked Broad street in Philadelphia, is not accustomed to being treated in this manner, so he came right back in the first game of the afternoon and, pitching in his slickest stride, blanked the West Sid. ers with three sound hits and one of the Cincinnati variety. The result might have been different if either Heineor Vic had been in a swatting mood, for they had a chance to tic the count in the ninth inning when runners were on second and first with one defunct. The aftermath was a set-up for the home boys, for they walloped Speeder Chalmers when base hits meant runs and the result was never in doubt, even though the Quakers did get away to a run lead. This was the result of a four-ply swat off the club of Magee, and the ball hit a post in the left field bleachers and bounced out. Magee reached third in the meantime, but when Dooin and his aids raised a yell he was allowed to come home. This margin lasted until the fifth, when J. Evers personally supervised the business of knotting the score. First game: R. H. E. Phillies . .0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 02 7, 2 Chicago . . 0 0 0 4 0 O'o'o 0 0 4 0 Batteries Humphries and Archer; Alexander and Dooin. Second game: r. h. E. Chicago ..00001310 5 9 2 Phillies ..0 1000000 01 7 2 Batteries Pierce and Bresnahan; Chalmers, Brennan and Kiliifer. HONESTY I have built up my business of $15 and $18 Tailor made Suits, Overcoats and $2.50 Hats on a Solid Founda tion of Honesty. J say what I believe and my customers believe what I say. Every suit or overcoat made by me must be all wool, good workmanship, perfect fit and all woolens are care fully bought and honestly sold. A Store with Honest Salesmen who are always ready " to help you in selecting a suit, overcoat or hat. I Guarantee my suits, overcoats and hats, because I be lieve in them. Ladies are always welcome to help select materials and to come and take samples home. $15 SUITS lift 3v BERGER SLATED FOR THE CANNERY Ex-Islander Will Not Have Reg ular White Sox Berth Next Year Says "Cal." AMERICAN LEAGUE. Boston St. W. L. Pet .93 49 .655 .S3 61 .576 .82 62 .569 .72 65 .526 .73 71 .507 .62 S3 .423 .52 SS .371 .54 92 .370 Will Joe Birger have a regular berth with the White Sox next year? Probably not. according to a line of dope which Jhnmie Callahan has been feeding the Chicago scribes. He does not think that Heinie will do for a regular next season, and Breton, who came from Kansas City, will hardly do as a regular for some little time to come. Hence, he is angling for a new man to hold down the keystone territory. Callahan is anxious to de velop the infield material, and believes that with a fast, hard hitting second baseman he will have a great infield to start next season with. j Cal Is on the trail of a new inflelder, 1 a rah rah boy. The boy has been burning up the diamonds with an eastern college, but his name has been withheld. "According to what I have been told about the boy, and some cmart baseball men have tipped him to me. he's a regular second edition of Eddie Collins," says Callahan. Cal makes no bones about stating that Berger, the ex Islander will not do. He believes that if he can land his college phenoni he will have a boy who will keep everybody hustling for an infield position in 1914. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. W. L. Pet Milwaukee 93 64 Minneapolis 93 Louisville 88 Columbus 88 St. Paul 73 Toledo 67 Kansas City 65 Indianapolis 64 66 69 70 S4 92 93 93 426 'brief slump. Mack held a silent fear of Washing ton during the part month. Undoubt edly, had Griffith's midseason slump not taken place the wily leader of the capital crew would be giving Con nie a battle now, and it would be a week or more before the race was decided. But two pitchers, even if one is the best in the world, are not enough to keep a team flirting with first place all season. It seems to be but a question of a few days before the Giants clinch the flag in the National league and the world series arrangements made. The two teams in the big series are not new to the post-season eanie. TIipv TY COBB NOW SIGNS U. S. GREENBACKS Washington, D. C, Sept 23. Col lectors doubtless will be on the look out for some national bank notes which were signed a few days ago by "Ty" Cobb, center fielder of the De troit Baseball club. When the star player was here the other day he visited the treasury department. While '.being shown through he asked to sfee some of the bank notes of the First National bank of Lavonia, Ga. Inform ing the officers in charge that he was a director of that bank and as such was entitled to sign money prfnted for the institution the ball player placed his signature to several sheets of the notes. Tim 1 m Opposite Harper House Rock Island Two Stores 309 BRADY ST. Davenport MICHICAGO WINS IN A CLOSE RACE Finishes in Front by Margin of 22 Seconds in First Tilt for Manhasset Cup. TABLE OF POINTS. Michicago, C. Y. C South Shore, S. S. C. C Stranger, R. I. Y. C Olympian, L. P. Y. C Mavourneen, J. P. Y. V make their run of 17 straight to be anywhere near the present leaders, for then the standing would be like this: New York .99 54 .647 Philadelphia 98 54 .645 .589 .5S5 .561 .557 j have met before. 465 In 1905 the Athletics lost four out .411 .408 "KID" GOLF CHAMP TO BE BANQUETED Boston, Mass., Sept 23. Golfers are planning a big dinner in honor of Francis Ouimet. the wonderful 20-year-old golf champion at the Exchange club as toun as the details can be arranged. The matter is now la the hands of Harry L. Ayer of the Brae burn Golf club and A. C. Burnett and Frank C. Root of the Woodland Golf club. All golfers of Boston and vicin ity will be Invited. Young Ouimet hat cult his l$-a-week WESTERN LEAGUE. W. L. Pet Denver 97 57 .620 Des Moines 87 67 .565 Lincoln SI 75 .519 St Joseph 79 75 .513 Omaha 75 80 .484 Topeka 71 82 .464 'Sioux City 67 SS .432 Wichita 61 90 .394 nBMlH YESTERDAY. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Chicago. 0 5; Philadelphia,' 21. St. Louis, 1; Boston, 5. No other games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Boston-Chicago, rain. Washington, 5; St Louis, 7. Philadelphia, 41; Detroit 00. New York. 4; Cleveland, 5. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Louisville, 2; Minneapolis, 0. Columbus, 0; St Paul, 3. Toledo, 2; Milwaukee, 7. WESTERN LEAGUE. No games scheduled. . 1 421jOi nve games to the Giants. la 1910 Mack won four of five from the Cubs and in 1911 cleaned up the Giants with four victories in six games. "Tub'' Hackett All Ifi. Walter Golvin, stellar first sacker of, the champs, writes President Urban' from his home in Modesta, Cal. Gol vin states that Tom Hackett leader of the Colts during the early part of the season, is confined to his bed with rheumatism and is in a critical con dition. Two years ago Hackett was in much the same shape and retired from baseball. He was reduced to a skeleton and little hope was entertain; OLYftlPiC SLEUTHS SAIL FOR GERMANY New York, Sept 23. The German Olympic commission, which has been investigating the American athletic system for the past month, will sail for Berlin today. The commission, consisting of Carl Diem, general secretary of the VI Olympic games; Lieutenant Walter von Relchenau; Dr. Martin Berner and Joseph Waitzer visited and in spected every large athletic club and university in the east south and mid dle west Copious notes on the meth ods and system in vogue for the de velopment of track and field athletics were obtained and an exhaustive re- Iport containing the commission's 00 I serrations and deductions will be filed with the German Olympic committee. Herr Diem said last night that the result of the tour could not fail to be of great value in the development of German Olympic team for the 1916 games in Berlin. "After seeing the perfect system which you have in this country," said Diem. "I can readily understand why American teams have '-on at every set of Olympic games to date. It is really marvelous, and there is nothing like it at home." Kraenzelein will sail with the com mission and take up at once the for mation of a corp of German athletic trainers who will have direct control over club and university athletics. His ANNOUNCE FOOTBALL DATE FOR ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE Rev. J. A. O'Neil, director of ath letics at St. Ambrose college, yester day announced his schedule for the football team this year as follows: Sept. 27 Alumni at Davenport Oct. 10 Iowa state teachers at Cedar Falls, Iowa. Oct. 18 William and Vashti at Dav enport. Oct. 25 St Joseph's college at Davenport. Oct 31 Upper Iowa at Fayette. Iowa. Nov. 8 Dixon at Dixon, 111. Nov. 15 Iowa Wesleyan at Mount Pleasant Iowa. Nov. 27 Open. Cards Fight Huggins. St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 23. In signing Miller. Huggins to lead the Cardinals in 1914 President Britton has thrown down the gauntlet to a faction of the team at loggerheads with the little manager. At least three stars on the Cardinals only charge that Huggins is incompetent and has ruined a good pitching staff by trying to run them from second base. He aroused fh ire of his pitchers, they say, by de claring that Dan Grlner was the only smart twirler in the bunch. Huggins also is charged with insincerity, talk- ing too much trade and asking waiv ers. As a result it is planned to try to trade some of the best men on the team because the manager cannot manage them. Chicago, Sept. 23. Lashed by a spanking, cold northwest wind, the Price-Foster sloop, Michicago, yester day afternoon won the first of three races for the Manhasset trophy in a finish that will go down in local yacht ing history with the dead heat of last month's Lipton cup races. But 22 seconds separated the 'Yacht club racer and the South Shore at the finish buoy and sailors who watched the rare declared that had there been a half mile more to go tue South Shore would have overhaul ed the victor. Michicago not only defended the trophy successfully in the opener against the local racers, but defeated the Rhode Island challenger. Strang er, manned by a crew of salt water "tars." The t'tranger, which placed third, ran second until the final leg cf the win's rd-lc'ard 16-mile course, when the South Shore, which was sail ing its first rsce, came into second place with a phenomenal sprint. The winning craft w as skipped by Fred A. Price, haif owner. Ilia work drew commendation from the local yachtsmen that -..as exceeded only by the reception given Otto Schoenwerk, who brought the South Shore in sec ond. The crew of ti South Shore was unfamaliar with their charge, and to onlookers it seemed that Schoen werk did not get the "feel" of the Thompson syndicate racer until the final leg. Following close upon the Stranger's stern was the Olympian, flying the colors of the Lincoln Park Yacht club, skipped by Commodore James P. Heyworth, while fifth and las, came the Mavourneen, second far vorite, handled by Roy Barcal. Saylor After White. Indianapolis, Ind. Sept. 23. Indian apolis is to have a new boxing pavil ion this winter. The Indianapolis A. C, which has put on shows at the Auditorium for several years, has made arrangements to construct anoth er building as an arena. Young Callor is being groomed for championship honors by Ray Bronson and is now hot on the trail of Charlie White, the Chicago boxer, who is being touted so highly. Negotiations are now under way, and the pair may be brought together in Indianapolis next mouth. Crushes Chest in Football. Springfield, 111., Sept. 23. Bart Lu cas 30 years old, of Springfield, suf fered a crushed chest in the third quar ter of the Auburn-Springfield football game at Auburn Sunday. Lucas was V.. I attempting to block a line plunge T .1 ll 1. .Vln .1 .1 . . 1 .1 - Ann., a... a.1 ' I ' 1 . game was the first gridiron contest in central Illinois. Gridiron Player Breaks Shoulder. Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 23. Barrett, candidate for the backfield on the Western Reserve university eleven, broke his right shoulder in practice yesterday nd w ill be out of the game for the rest of the season. He was a pitcher on the varsity baseball team last spring. Job in a, iportlts goods bouse for a I year. Quincy Journal. ed for his life. He rallied, however, and made another try at baseball this ' duties will be to develop competent Plan Yank-Giant Series. New York, Sept 23. It Manager John McGraw of the New York Nation als is willing there will be a series of games at the Polo grounds here between the Giants and the New York Americans next spring before the championship season begins. So says Manager Frank Chance of the Yankees. Chance would like to Dlav the Giants five games after both New assistant trainers in the same manner iork team bare U lined in Texas. II PENNANT DOPE BASEBALL OUTLOOK DUBIOUS AT PEORIA Peoria, 111., Sept. 23. It is hard to tell whether the baseball situation in Peoria is clearing up or not. Until after the meeting of the stockholders Thursday night no definite idea of the exact status of baseball here can be had. Rumors galore are being cir culated, but news of any authenticity is conspicuous by its absence. The news yesterday that Max Flack had been drafted by the Detroit Tig ers was hailed with delight by the directors, who had lost all- hope of realizing anything before next season. since Max refused to report to the In dianapolis club. The ca0l means that the draft price of $1,200 will bo paid immediately for Flack, which is only $50 less than the price which would have been paid by Indianapolis next season. President Meidroth declines to say much about the situation other than that he wishes it was all over. Whatever action the stockholders take will be agreeable to the prexy, who declares that he will have to be kicked out of the presidency. Which ever way the holders of the stock vote Thursday night, it is al most a certainty that Peoria will have baseball next season, whether it be organised or outlaw, the fans of the city will support it in the same man ner they have in 1913, regardless of attacks made upon it. -firtfttflitlfttiifttsiiaiai i n (I, i atfitiisifiit this New Illustrated Book For Every Reader I glgJMIMMfflMiiMlMlMMlg Yes. the Phillies can still land the National league bunting, that is, if tney go along at a record-breaking clip while the Giants are floundering at a .T.-'.i average. V. bile the New Yorkers are going along like this, all that will Le required of Doo.'n end his Phillies will be to win 17 straight; then he can tie McGraw for the lead, and the standing would read: New York 98 54 .645 Philadelphia 98 54 .645 The Giants Ttre idle yesterday, so they did not .ncrertse their lead of eight gamej while the Phillies still Iinvc che name average due to their even break with the Cubs. 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