Monett Midgets open season Sunday
T.I0NE1T MIDGETS OPEN SEASON SUNDAY. First Game April 25 With Springfield Midgets. Other Games Scheduled For Season. " . The Monett Midgets will play the first game of the season next Sunday, April 25, with the Springfield Midgets. The ' ball grounds -have been fenced, part wood and part wire, with a large white arch over the road facing Broadway. The grand stand has been enlarged to a seating capacity of 500. On account of expenses and war tax the prices will be changed to 50 cents for men and 25 cents for women, but the grand stand goes back from 25 nts to 10 cents for everyone. On May 16 the home boys will play the Southwest City Indian team, which is said to be the strongest amateur team in this part of the state. They have with them Buckett, Whitetree, Watson and Burnett, four noted full blood Cherokee Indian ball players. The management has also paired games with Sarcoxie, Galena, Kan., Siloam Springs, Ark., and Bentonville, Ark., for dates later in the season.- The line-up will be as follows: Garrison, Bennett, Bridges, Tate, Vermillion Fisher, Tat, (from the coast league will play short stop in a Monett uniform Sunday, April 25,) Estes, of Aurora, Squibb, Miller, Fee-han and Dawson. M. E. Gillioz, Ed Johnson, Harry Smedley, Walter Perry, Marshall Mc-Kee and Grover Hobbs have been appointed as committeemen to aid Floyd Callaway in, the management and handling of the team.