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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 10

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BASE BALL GOSSIP. 'SAYINGS AND DOINGS OF PLAYERS AND MAGNATES. *firt Rumor Tlitte 1'rnfth >Voiil«l JPurnhnifl CI<iv«liiml I'run^lUttu In Doixloil— CliMncfM C;ilinot Ho Mailo 111 u Ui»y— Tnrry nn Old Timor Xow. HERE is no Ini- niodhUc prospect ot I n d ianapolis hiv- ingachiu in the big Iciipim with . 11 lay- en; composed oE the present Cleveland Icniii. Tlift story which is going the rounds to tho effect that Pro si den: Brush would pnr- .eh.iso the Cleveland iran'/uise. switch .tho Club to Indianapolis, and turn the present Hoosicr tuitni over to^iomc .other bast--ball - lovlnjj community mtmts with a voh?raeut denial by thcit .gentleman himself. Mr. Brush was asked regarding t!io report. "There is absolutely nothing in It," w.'iid l;e. "The story originated Jn tho fall of 18(11. when Mr. Uobison, president of the Cleveland club, was qtiotp.it as «aying that he was anxious (o soft the Cleveland club. Since then the- story tins broken out at measured intervals, but never has there boen any reason for beliovlnp that a trans- tor of any kind would be made. I jiovcr have broached [he subject to llr. Jvobiaon, uor lias he ever offered the club for sale to inc. No doubt Mr. Robl- acra would sell if he could secure his price, but his price, like that of every other club, is co hii?h that persons who are not tliorouslily up in base ball would refuse to consider a proposition of it in which the Cleveland value figured. "It is not such an easy matter to have a club transferred from one city to another as people generally imagine," continued Mr. Brush. "When the ton-year agreement, was made in 1S91 ,its provisions were such that every man that went into It received lull protection in every way. For instance, if President Robison sold tho Cleveland club he would have to secure the consent of the other presidents ito the sale. Then if the purchasing -party desired to transfer tho team to .-any other city lie a,~c>in would have to Secure the consent of the other presidents. The others naturally would make up their minds whether the city ho which tho club would be transferred ;ive better returns than Cleve- If they thought it would and » *»y.e their con-rent the trade would go. '£/$, "however, one man preferred the original city to the one to which the team v/as to be moved and voted asrainst the change, tho deal would be off and i.he team would have to remain where it is. Another feature about transferring clubs i:; that although the original owners may sell cut and get tut" of base ball they are liable until the terraination of the ten-year agreement for any shortcomings on the part of the new owners. And, by the way, these frequent demands -for the expulsion ot this president or that president Is foolishness. The agreement of 1S91 Js to the effect that no club or club president can be expelled for anything but failure to keep his obligations with Win players and with the league. Of course there is punishment for the magnates in the way of lines, but expulsion can come only for the offenses that I mentioned before." from Ca»P to HOT. Conrad C. Lucid, who was with the Philadelphia club of the National league and American association for -i greater part of this season, v/as born onVeb. 24. 18G9, at Dublin, Ireland, and is a printer by trade. It v/as while working at his trade as a compositor on the Boston Herald that -he gained somo renown as a pitcher on local amateur teams. Big first professional engagement was with the Denver club ot the Western league in 18S9 as a catcher but did not make a hit, so he TobfMiu'a Triumph. Oliver Tebe.iu, manager and captain of the Clevlund team, triumphed over the entire league, Judge Noble, before Tvhom the demurrer to Teboau's petition lor a perpetual restraining order wa.a heard preventing the league from collecting the !lno of ?200 imposed on him for alleged improper conduct In the Cleveland-Chicago game, at Cleveland, and the Clevcland-Loulsvllio game at Louisville, on pnin of expulsion [roni the league, overruled the demurrer and granted tho injunction. The decision 'wrought out a point that had been entirely overlooked by the at- tonic.vs of both .sides, and thet was that no fine had boen imposed. Tho statement occasioned considerable surprise, br.t it developed that it was true. On .Inly 4 Tebsau received a letter signed N. K. Young, secretary of the league. Tills note informed him that the directors, at a special meeting, had requested him to impose a fine of $-00 on Tebeati and to restrain him from participating in any game until the fine was paid. Teboau obtained a temporary injunction against the league and the Cleveland team restraining tho collection of tho line and compelling them to permit liiai to play. CU-vrlaml's Dmrllno. J. Eurlo Wagner believes that the decline of public interest in Cleveland is solely 'due to the conduct upon the field of Captain Tobeau and his players. Says ho: "Eight or ten years ago Cleveland was tmo of the best paying base baM cities in the country. But the fans in the Korest City became utterly MARRIAGE HIS HOBBY —V"», , -•would HOWARD K. CAVELLE BACK FROM SOUTH AMERICA. dud Written to Kovoriil Women About Like Thin: "Von Aro tho Only TVoinnn t lluvu Kvoc Lovod" — ttstiupuil from Uucto Sum. •/ OWARD C. KIM ball, alias Ilowar Cavello, fled frorr Chicago one dar night in Februao a year ago an reached Mexico li safely. From acros the border he wrot Police Inspecto Stuart twitting let tore about his es jape and picturing tho delights of win Lor life in the southern ropnbllc. From .Mexico he went to France, still koepint, up his fun with the inspector by mail Meantime Joseph A. Neeley, who .had aided him to escape by scheduling imaginary .property as a bondsman wus serving a two years' sentence in Joliet. Three weeks ago Cavelle landed in New York and was soon known to the police. A message was sent hero tell' ing of his return to this country, whicl' was turned over to the postal authorities. Inspector Christian went cast to arrest him, anil he was soon brought to Chicago to answer the charge of being a fugitive from justice. Cavello will be remembered as a man of many and varied matrimonial ventures. His plnn was to advertise for i wife, his representation being that he was a wealthy Louisiana planter. With the grace of good looks and easy manners he "worked" bis victims on short acquaintance. He was found to have bean engage:! to halt' a dozen widows and old maids in different parts of the country, from whom he had secured various sums of money on one pretext or another. One woman in particular, Mrs. Ida L. Smith of Toledo, Ohio, had become infatuated with him. She gave an engagement party at her home and sold out a prosperous millinery business to give Cavelle several hundred dollars to tide him over while he was waiting to secure a remittance, as ho said. She went to Cincinnati with him, and he deserted her- there. She instigated his arrest for fraudulent use o! 'he maile. CUM :MAN FAILED TO STIUK. FRED TERRY, (One of the few old-time pitchers still in tho arena.) disgusted with the language of Tebeau, Burkett and O'Connor, who carried their blackguardism so far t.hat the patrons of the grand-stand refused to attend the game. The patrons dropped off year by year, until to-day Cleveland, despite the'fact that she has a strong club. Is one of the poorest paying base ball cities in tho League. Ys It any wonder, then, that Mr. Roblaou \vunts coaching stopped?" Diamond DtiHt. Newark has signed Pitcher Willis, late of Syracuse, and borrowed Pitcher Gettig from New York, and Garvln from Philadelphia. Clark has played in more games for Louisville than any one man, and has become one of the strongest batsmen the Colonels have. Cleveland papers are making all sorts of concessions this year. Tho latest is that Cleveland is a poor town for base hall. What next?—Ex. The Buffalo team contains seven left- handed -batsmen. They are terrors to right-handed pitchers, but a southpaw keeps them guessing. Ex-Captain Glpason, of the Giants, is a light-hearted player since throwing up tho captaincy. The Kid is playing better ball, too. Tom Tucker has played in every game this season, and has struck out fewer times than any other overy-day player on the Boston team. Every time Jimmie Ryan strikes a bad run of luck at the bat he talks about retiring from tho diamond. Uncle never takes 'him seriously. Plttsburg has the honor of talcing the first series from Cleveland. This is the first series that tho ^Cleveland club has lost in two seasons. Pitcher Cuppy has made only two wild pitches and has hit only live men in thirty-six games. In no game has he given more than four bases on balla. Cincinnati has achieved the rare feat HOWARD CAVELLE. Mrs. Smith went to Chicago to testify against Kimball. Attorney John F. Barrow represented him and asked for a continuance over night to make his defense. It was granted, and bond in the sum of ?2,000 was tendered by Barrow and Joseph A, Neeley. That niglit Kimball slipped out of town. Necley's property was looked up and found to exist.only in imagination. He was arrested for perjury, tried and sentenced. Cavclle's career began in Canada, where he robbed a post-office which was under his stepfather's charge. Later he . . Chicago. He held several positions there as hotel clerk. When first arrested Kimball had a complete collection of coins of every government in the world, corresponding to American silver dollar. Coin collectors have been anxious to secure possession of the collection, and the government filed a suit against it on the bond but no service could he had and the collection remained undisturbed. Kimball having been arrested, It is now a question, whether it can be attached or will revert to him as the owner... Wealthy Tntil-Fruitl Malcor Suod tor Jlreiich of L'roinlHfl. Among the most successful enter- tniners on the eastern vaudeville stage IB Miss Myrtle Thurlow, who though but 20 years of age lias been somewhat of a public favorite for some five or si:c years. .Tust now she is suing Thomas Aclamo, .'I'; 1 ., the chewing gum millionaire, for 5100.000 damages, charging him with having broken his promise to marry he: 1 . The fact that Mr. Adams already lias n wife does not seem to have deterred Miss Thurlow from instituting legal proceedings. The plaintiff, who is u i.:ny person, with "air hair, regular fcaturcr. nnd' joft bine tyes, is reserved of manner and gentle of tone until she gets to discussing what she calls the pcrlidy of the wealthy gum-maker. The latter asserts that the suit Is simply an attempt at blackmail. This Miss Thurlow and her mother indignantly deny. The young woman's eyes snap when she speaks of this charge. "Blackmail!" she exclaimed, when speaking about It to a reporter. "Only RIVERSIDE CYCLING CLUBHOUSE: No. 527 BROADWAY. A Rest for Weary Riders. OFFICERS: iDEST. Jos. KHKIB. vjcK-PnxsiDKST, K. W. SKJKNHB, SEC.UKTAUT, CUAS. CHANT. TliKA.suriKit, M. W, OKKNCIUI.N. STKWAHD, C. A. SHATT. All riders over I 5 years of age elegible to membci-ship. Initiation fee Si. Dues after first month 50c per month. MISS THUHLOW—MR. ADAMS, wr.it until I am on the witness .stand. Why, witnesses have seen him on lib knees to me begging—but never mind. Wait tijHil I am in court. I don't care for his money, but I will have satisfaction. I have already rejected two of- 'ers of compromise," Miss Thunow says she was engaged by a theatrical manager to do an illusion act advertising Mr. Adams' brand of gum in a Brooklyn store window. Some time later she- made the acquaintance of defendant, who is near- y 50 years of age, and he soon began to make love to her. The prospects of sush a good match did not seem to be disagreeable to the vaudeville performer, notwithstanding the disparity in ;e. Adams, she says, visited her often and sent her a great many letters full of endearing phrases. He became nsanely jealous of her and wanted her to abandon the stage. She exhibits expensive presents which Adams gave icr, one being a handsome engagement •ing. At length sl)e discovered he was ilready married and had a family. He •jssurcd her, she says, that he would :oon obtain a divorce. This he appears ,o have failed to do, and the result is lie suit for breach of promise. Cockburn * Brothers' Office. Rooms 2 and 3 Spry Building,; Write Fire Insurance in companies that pay losses promptly. Sell you :i Life Insurance PoU<^ »attract in a. first-class company that cannot be improved. We can dispose of your properly if listed with us at a fair value In a short time. We have all kinds of property to sell or trade;. Jvioucy fo lonn on farm or city property in any amount, from ?200 up. Make your wonts known by consulting Cockburn Brothers, Real Estate, Insurance and Loans. Rooms 2 and 3 Spry BullClDO, LOGANSPORT, IND Mxrrtoil ;» I'rl.ionnr. Ail odd marriage was celebrated re- «ntly in New York city. The lady was i Mrs. Jessie Hopper, a good-looking oman of some ^5 years, and the man •ave his name as Michael S, Considine. This was their second marriage. The rst took place in the gloom of a jail. Irs, Hopper (irst appeared last spring t the Tombs with a pass permitting cr to enter as a prison missionary. She isited all tho cslls and talked with, all lie men, with wl-.om she became a avorite. On one of her rounds she met Jonsidlne. She liked him and thought .e needed special care. He told her cr face haunted b!:n and that sue was :ie Image of his dead wife; also, later n, that if he ever got out be intended o marry her. Considine was waiting rial for murder. He was formerly a ell-known man about town, ran a porting saloon and owned race-horses. te killed his man In a quarrel. A wealthy woman became interested n his acquittal and told Mrs. Hopper 'robbed a"bani"and then came to i that if she would raarfy him, as bis wife she would have great influence with the governor. Consequently Mrs. Hopper and Considine were quietly Weak Eyes or Poor Sight. We fit glasses to relieve headache. Do your eyes water? Do letters blur while read; ing ? If you have any trouble with your eyes consult us. J. D. TAYLOR, Graduate Optician, ^o.r^T^mT- GRADUAL: < Dr. Kinp's School oi Optics. ^ Tne Chicago Opthaluiic College, Awful Fato of a Toxun. Mr. Max Haoilin, a well-known citizen of Siblings Shoals, Tex., fell Into the Brazos river, and, before he could be rescued, was killed by alligators. Mr. Hamlin and a comrade by the nnrae of winning the entire series from a rl- j 0 [ Lamon were fishing in the Brazos, CONRAD C. LUCID. j drifled out to Spokane. Wash., and | iried his hand at pitching and met with ! three seasons. Lucid at time:-, pitched i Borne rcmarlinbiy good games and j mad? several fine pitching records. , Among some of his best pitching per- some grecnbacks for a ralny day . be mentioned his — val team, St. Louis fell twelve consecutive times before the Reds. Hawley is making up for.his pjor work in the early part of the season. He is not only pitching well but hitting the ball hard and timely. Lyons is batting in lots of runs for Pittsburg and has not failed to lilt safely In seventeen games. His fielding, however, is not quite up to the standard. I-ieinic Peitz, the clover Cincinnati catcher, is one oC the most frugal players in the business. Ho is laying up i can ue mentioned Jus preventing the Cleveland's from making •more than one sate- hit in the second of the two games played Sept. IS, 1394, a[ Cleveland, Ohio, the Brooklyns win- | Tiing by 7 to 1, in eight innings. Ou i -Sept. -1, 1R93, at Philadelphia. Pa., he I Allowed tho St.' Lauin Browns only ' •three safe hits, tho Pliiladelpliias winning by 10 to 2. On June 9, ISSi, at Havcrliill, Mans., he held the Fall Stivers down to four safe hits, the Hav- erhllls -winning by S to 0, nnd on July Suml tliw Critic. Twenty members of a Turin theatrical company have sued the critic of a daily paper, La Patrla, on account of his criticism of a performance of a drama by.Alfieri, the great Italian dramatist. He had headed his article, "A Crime Upon Vittorlo Alfleri," and severely censured the artisto for badly dealing with that muster-work. The actors claim that this was slandering U, of the same year, at Bangor', Me,, | Uioir reputation and that ha had in- ije'prevented the Eangors from making : suited their artistic honor. They won Store than, four safe hits, the Haver- | th3ir suit, the critic being condemned •ijiis wluainc by ID to 3, • | to pay a «aaall fine in each case. and while moving further up the stream Mr. Hamlin's foot slipped, nnd he slid over the bank. His comrade ran to the bank intending to offer assistance, Mr. Hamlin began to scream in an unintelligible way, and finally shouted: "The place is full of alligators! They are tearing me to pieces!" Lamon ran a little further toward the river, hoping to find a p!::cc where ho could get down to the 'bank, fully intending to help his fricr.d 'at all has- ards. As he came to the edge of the bluff a horrible sight was presented. The monster saurians were rushing to- %vard the river, and (hey held Ills unfortunate friend in their jaws, and wore crunching his bones.. One of the terrible creatures had one of the man's arms in his mouth, while the other had seised one of his legs. Before hs hud time to realise what had happened the big monsters had reached the river rind disappeared benc-a!h the muddy waters. Dozens of otl'er aiUjjators carne out of the den nnd followed the tv/o monsters into tile river. In 'a rev; moments the aiIigatoi-3 drsE.rcd the 'Handled nud lifeless-body of his i'ritod out OT; a s.".ndhar, where they toio it into-.fragments. MRS. MICHAEL CONSIDINE. married in prison. She did not wish her father to hear of it, as he is a wealthy Virginian who would object to hi.9 pretty widowed daughter wedding a jailbird. TSiis marriage occurred last November. Considine has been acquitted and tho marriage was in deference to tho wishes of the bride's father. Mrs. Con- sidinc expresses herself as perfectly happy and satisfied and does not worry much over tho attempts of a lively young woman named Marie who tries to talk to her reformed husband. It is said before he was committed to tho Tombs many months ago Consldino was engaged to Marie, "hut forsook her ; for the prettier prison missionary who j has since become his wife. graziiien Balm TEE GREiT SODTH HEffiCIfi BUM! . . . CURES ..• RADICALLY CUKES CATARRH! It clears the head of foul mncous; heals th« .sores and. ulcers of the head and throat; sweetens the breath, smd perfsctly restores the senses of the taste, smell and hearing. Stops headache and dropping into tho tbroat Also Destroys the germ •which causet HAY FEVER, / making a perfect cure in a few days. ICevir fails) No fatal case of &A. GKPPS ever kuow» iEilisaBaii^HWS faithfully used. 1x \e grippe germ 2-d quickly remove) ir bad effect. j LI BLE in ASTHMA,CROUP,BKON« ^_. PLEURISY. 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