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WASHINGTON POST: SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 1911. IEST TENNIS PLAYER ! HEAVY HIIT1N3 SEASON BOASTS LYNCH FOR DEI AY IN MAGEE MATTER. H. L. DOerty Given Honor by Noted Critic of Game. HIS STBOKE AH IDEAL ONE Hardly Anything He Could Not Do With Ball, and in Quickness, Adaptability, Generalship, and Character He Has Not Been Surpassed--W. Renshaw, Pirn, R. F. Doherty, and Lamed Rivals. York, Aug. 18--Ther* Is a dls- rn-Mirm now Koing on as to who was the ·-o^t tennii pU\er and on it A B Craw- 1 a nntod c r i t i c of this sport, has the f a l l o w i n g °t" -av \* for t h » lelatlve merits of different rn thorK of stroke, the test Is their rela- ' ' - n to t h e conditions of the same, in- r ] irjm.; both \tir!ety and economy That n t h o r l i«. heit which Js least fatiguing, t Ht efflc fnt in pace and placing, most a,11 If- of variation with _the least ex- pen l l t u r o of time, ipace, 'and effort--a ·it 10 · w h ch i« alwa\s adapting itself to i rfnscirm rt nuirenients, and yet is al- w i \ the lamp in principle. It will, in i t mint me in Itself the merits of all -ic i 1,1 ttr\ strokes and will be an cpl- irmn of fret e\olution of the art of striking tho h, 11 » ,, ^\ i t h si ch a stroke a player can hit t h * »vill ( le in with over spin, under - r m r sitV i| In as he pleases, without p e r a r - i t i o n in1 can use shoulder, arm, vn'-.t and ' nuers, cither all together, nr- v th a special call upon one or more. i n t 1 " w "ids the connection between 1 c! i n c l n i r k e t ts. oiganic. The pnn- ot cc irse applies to the four ,-i s of stioke service, \olley, fore- i T i d e d ami haxkhanded drive. In the II fc.i Ir-fiance, there is no change jf rne(hrf.nl»m whether the stroke la i w or hi Kb hard, or stopped, driven, or : t * Tells Reasons for Selection. Now. in lawn tennis, such a stroke or n ethod of hitting has been evolved for \ o l l e \ and the two drives The man \^~ h-s tMs and also possesses strategic ^..iiclt} ind a 'winning' temperament, tot - « . r \ \ i t h a reasonable aracnuit of the i ,-!f..,t an'l most extended competition 1- 1 i proportional list of the highest re- ts U the est player I have been ' - n s r t h v on th« subject of the stroke, be- B-.SI It Is the best test of the development of the game On t h a t test and on the other requlre- i nr-, "onhined I liase my opinion that · l h ^ s t ' iwn tennis player yet seen is H. I f h e r t \ f l i i stroke came nearer to ·!-· i d e ' l combination I have roughly ·ikcto it d Hi m that of any player I have ·««n 'i h « v i d of -\ sood judge once said f l a t ho did not brlleve there was any- t n i n s t t h a t H I could not do with the V a l and he was nearly right. In quick- "»i-. iclapt!ibllit\ srcneralship, and char- i ^ t f r he has not been surpassed Four Rivals for His Honor. 'T saw him plav and played against h m -ind w i t h him botli when he was a rov and when he was at his best. Only fo ir men «in claim to be considered hla ««" le r vals foi the honor of being the world s b st nUyer--\V Renshaw, Pim, TS r rohert\ and Larned I have ·it idled their play against them all ex- » n f r a i n e d II 1j 'a \olley was better T in t i i t or anv Plm s came close to It » t h a » ' H 1, was far the best an'l i n n f \ e been approached in this den r t m e n t Ir th forehant and. backhand !·· ve ho was sln,hU\ the superior of *im, his r r u f h d I n m K more organic and ivir. i ert nn The »me apollea to Its ll'cht superioiiU to R F's method "It would take too long to give an t n i l y s i s of ttie l h i n £ mechanism of H Dohert-v s d i i \ e and volley. It is of rie-it Interest In connection, with the · volution of strokes, and is as yet hardly inpr' elated In technique and finish, I vmclude H L Pohertv was the great- *t artist the game -has seen. On thJa Vilification, combined with the other 1 l a l l f k a t k m s of generalship and char- l te- c o m n e t H on. and achievement, he is=n Us speitcsl player.'" , i New Records Likely to BeMa.de in Major Leagues. MANY EXTRA BASE DEIVES Enthusiasts Are Watching Work of Luderus, of Phillies, Whose Hitting*Bids Fair to Rival That of the Great Ty Cobb--Sox Seybold Holds American League Record for Home-Run Drives. FIVE RECRTTLTS FOR NAPS. Three From Portland and One Each From Seattle and Omaha. . I welaml Oruo \ug 12--The Clevel a n d \ m c rlc-an I^eaacue club has Rathe r ed In (U fl more new players for the Til 2 ^eaion The dub has exercised Its r p t t o n w i t h tho Portland, Oreg, club, i.f the. Pacific Coast League, which ills for the choice of three men from ' n a c club Th« men selected are Outfielder ·FuddV Tljan. the flaMtng, battiog. and t h r o w Ins? sensation of that league: F t c h e r r^teen, and Shortstop Roger C ' e - i k l n h a u g h \I1 three will report net season In addition, the Cleveland 1 r I TS pu-chasecl Outftoldor "Williams, C r h Oma! ti Nehr , team, of the \\ t t o n \«.S(H i iSlon. and Catcher M i in.? (·' S e a t t l e . Wash "VvTien the baseball season closes In October the fans will probably have new batting records to discuss. Judging fiom the way the batters m both the American and National leagues are hitting the ball this yeai, new records are surely to be made. Iuring the present season an unprecedented number of extra base drives have been made. There is evety reason to believe that new records will be established^for two-baggers and three- base drives as well as for home runs. Since there is something magical in the word "home run," naturally the fans throughout the country are Interested In the player who manages to get the greatest number of foBr-base drives during the season. At the present time enthuslastls all over the country are watching the ba» work of young Fred Luderus, the Phillies' flrst baseman, who, by his batting this year, has become as famous as the noted Cobb or Hans Wagner L/uderus Is after the home-run record made in 1899 by Buck :FYeeman of the Washington Nationals Freeman that year established the modern, home-run record by making 25 homers The National League clubs have finished a little more than half their schedule, and during that time the Philadelphia player has scored more than half the number needed to break the old figures. Up to Monday Luderus was credited with fourteen home runs, all made on the field in Philadelphia. Sfeybold a Hitter. Socks Seybold holds the American League record for home runs. He established It in 1902. The former Athletic, who is now playing ball in the American Association, in that yeiar made sixteen. Luderus Is confident that he will be able to surpass this record. Tim Jordan, a former Brookljn player, now with Toronto, made a close approach to Seybold's record In 1906. He also repeated in 1908. Jordan in both years made twelve homers. Last season Fred Beck, of the Boston Nationals, and Schulte, of the Cubs, were tied for the home-run honors In the National League. They each got ten. Schulte is coming fast In this line this year. It Is a fact that one man has made seven homers in a single game Wright a Slugger. On June 13, 1867, Harry Wright, playing for the Cincinnati club against the Holt club, of Newpoi t, Ky , made that number. A year later Lip Pike made six In one contest. As late as 1874 Al Reach, Klelnfelder, and Potter earned the distinction of making five In a single contest. They were playing,with the Athletics then On May 9, 1866, this team made nineteen runs In a single game against a club at New Castle, Del The Philadelphians scored 131, runs In that "contest" In 1882 Muldoon, of Cleveland, piled up four, and Crooks, of Omaha, seven years later, made a similar number for a single game Ping Bodie, another young player who Is making good this year In big league company, eclipsed Freeman's record of 25 four-base drives Last year, when the White SOXT outfielder played with San Francisco, Bodie made SO home runs during the Pacific coast race Freeman's record is the modern major league record, however, and the goal for whloh Luderus is striving:. B'g Polo Tourney for Manila. \ i n to imminent will bo a feature of t m NTtiiu · t' I carnival next j oai It -, n j * I 'o have some of the Pacific r a-,t if mis and perhaps other American i air-, take part The tourney will bring a team from \ustralla, two from Slnga- p o i e at Hast one from Hongkong, and mo trom Shanghai; also a^team from Honolulu Polo tourneys are an annual e\ent. but next year's promises to b« the greatest We Are Selling Serge Suits to "Beat the Band "at Honest l8 Quality This has been, a marvelous season fof our $18 Honest True Blue Serge; Suits a t $13.75. Now jon the l a s t ship- in e n t of 1,500 of t h o m -- t h f r t 's a record o f serge s e l l i n g never b c" f o r e equaled i n "Washington. Some Elegant Suits At Half Price The man who wears size 38 to 48 has the best of this deal. $ 15.00 Suits . . . $7-50 $20 00 Suits . . . JIO.OO 825 00 Suits . . . 512,50 $30 00 Suits . . . SI5.00 $35 00 Suits . . . H7-50 \[jnc f 'i Worth or Money Back" D. J. KAUFMAN THo Man'i Store. 1005.100? Pa. Ave. WAUT GOVERNMENT BOXING. Australians Form Syndicate to Place Sport Under Its Supervision. A syndicate has been organized In Sydney, Australia, to promote boxing bouts under government supervision. The company has acquired the Sydney sports ground at Moore park, Sydney, from the government trustees, and has issued a general invitation to fighters from all parts of the world to communicate for the purpose of arranging matches The seating capacity of the' park la approximately 30,000, and arrangements have been made by which the government trustees have control of admissions. Many leading business men of Sydney are interested. The government, as proprietor of the ground, la to share the gate receipts with the promoters on a percentage basis, the arrangements being for 30 per cent of receipts to the promoter* and trustees and 70 per cent to be divided between the competitors in a match, according to a con- ti act to be -signed foi each bout The scheme Is heralded as Ideal for boxing, as it presents the possibility of anv suspicion of unfair treatment and guarantees all boxers a fair reward. All del- sions In contests are to be given bv a referee and two judges Dates aie open for October, November, and December. Boxers should be on th* ground six weeks before the matches. TEANSPEK EVANSVILLE CLUB Gods to- South Bend, and May Be Bough by Company There. Bouthi Bend, Ind, Aug. 12.--President F 1 R. Carson, of the Central League, announced this morning the transfer of the Evansville chib to South Bend, the flist game to be placed Mondaj with Terre Haute It is probable a local baseball company will purchase the team at the end of the season. Fills in H. L. Postponed Games. New Tork, Aug. 12.--A number of sched ule changes and dates for the playing off of postponed and tie games were announced by President I^ynch, of the National League, tonight. The list follows At Boston--Anxutt U 9), with St. Louts; S«p Umb«T ? «. With PhllaflelBhla At Brooklyn--Auiust 26 (S), with Chicago: Sap tember 2 (2), with Boston. September 6 (Opaix) ·with Philadelphia, October 6 (3). with Boston October 10 (open), with N«w Tork At New York--August 14 (2) with Philadelphia August 17 (2). with Cincinnati; AHguit 24 (2) ·nllh Pittiburg October 11 (open), \vlth Brooklyn At Philadelphia--VuRust 29 (2) with Chicago September 1 12) with \cw York \t Pltf^burg--August lf (open), with St Loul (moved up from Ot tober 12), September 1 (2). with. Cincinnati September 6 (open) with C!n cinnatl September 14 (C) and September 13 (2) u t t l r Chicago, September 39 (open), with York At Cincinnati--August 13 (2) with Plttsburg September 13 (open), with Pittsburg Septembe 17 (i), with Philadelphia, September 22 (open) ·with Brooklyn (movod up from October 2). Buffalo Buys Third? Baseman Wratten ZanetnriUe, Ohio, Aug. 12^--Erve Wrat ten, third baseman for the local dub and the best Inftelder in tha Central League, was today sold to the Buffalo Eastern League clnb for $1,300. Wratten was with Columbus last year. He Will leave fo: Buffalo after today's game Reds Farm Out Infielder Grieves. Cincinnati. Viiff 12 --Infirldor Gr|p\e° w h o w a s obtained bv the Cincinnati Na tloml T engue tnrn -with Pitcher Hum phi it =i In tiade foi Fred Beck with th Philadr-Iphia tnm \\is toda sent t Huntuifrton A\ A a , lor the remainde of tho season. Formally Postpone Motorboat Races. New Tork, Aug 12^--The Internationa motorboat races originally set for th 24th, 2nth, and 26th of this month wer formally postponed today to September 6, and-a. CHARLIE DOOIW, MANAGER PHILADELPHIA NATIONALS. Noted of the Nationals BLANKED BY FISHER. CONTINUED PROM FIRST PAGE. New York again on Monday. Warhop will be Chase's pitching selec- lon. Either Groom or Becker will go for the lome hopes This series now stands a tie, each hav- ng won seven games. tVashlngton's home record Is 14 won, lost, and a percentage of .700. Dixie "Walker may go to the mound In ne of the remaining two games with the Highlanders. Nsw Tork and Washington leave at the ame time on Tuesday night, going, re- pectively, to Cleveland and St Louis. Wolter was on flrst base every time up, twice on hl,ts and twice on passes. But le had a luckless life, being thrown out at second twice and at the plate once. Theie was a good crowd out, Its size indicating that the teams would have layed to capacity but for threatening weather. It looked like rain In any spot Cashion kept himself in the .300 list by landing on Fisher for an infleld single In the eighth. He hit a long fly to Wolter In the third, and popped to Knight In the sixth. MoAleer defied fate and gave his bat- jng order a shake-up, as a result of Cunningham's advent Walker batted third, and McBrlde and Conroy moved up a otch each. All of Fisher's strike-out work was done in the waist of the same He got Walker and Gesslei in the fourth, Conroy in the fifth, and Walker in the sixth. Those were all of his victims. Two of the bases on balls given by Cashion started innings. That of the flrst became a run. One given to Hartzell in the sixth didn't count, Sweeney hitting into a double play. Lelivelt replaced Walker In the eighth, because of the way he has made good In pinches recently Walker had been very weak against Fisher, striking out twice and lifting a fly to Gardner the other, time. Doc Gessler hit In extremely hard luck In the seventh he drove a line fly to right, that went straight at Wolter. In the ninth he almost knocked Fisher down with a smash that the pltchel couldn't sidestep It fell at Fisher's feet, and an out resulted Cashion had onlv one strike-out after the flist Inning in which he got Chase and Cree Bach went after a bad ball for Ms third strike Hemphill started with the pitch to Chase, and it was so wide that Street juggled it and could not recover for a throw. Chase turned one of the fielding plays that have made him famous In the sixth Inning. Milan hit a roller toward right. The flrst baseman hooked the ball off the ground with one hand, on the run, keep- Ing at full speed from the time he started for the ball until he made flrst base In the entire game, including safe hits and flies caught Washington hit only six balls to the outfield Four of the si^ hits went there, and three files wprc caught The extra fielding chancre credited TVAS a foul fly, caught by Cree after a long run. Cunningham's lest seems to lia\e improved his fleldlng work. He li fast again, and Is covering a lot of ground to his left, which he could not do In the spring In the second Inning he cut oft hits by Hartzell and Sweeney on running stops such as he showed In the Friday gam a. He will play the bag until further notice, to give Elberfeld, who is very lame, a needed rest. Street made a good play that got him nothing in the third He was on first, with one out, when Milan hit to Gardner. The latter waited for the runner, planning to tag him, and then to double Milan. Street stopped up, forcing the play at flrst base, but Chase relayed it to Knight In time to double Street as he came In It got nothing here, but was a lesson to some of the younger plavers, TV ith more speed \vho repeatedly have run into double plavs of this sort when tliev might have stalled off one out Hartzell, and had to put the ball over or let him walk. Hartzell slammed it up against the side of the main storage building. This Is outside the fence, and of course, a hit against It constitutes home run. Of the three home runs over the wall made on the new park, this is the flrst hit in that section. In the ninth, again with two down, Hartzel drove to center-field fence for hia second cii cult clout The one other threat New Toik made was In the eighth. Wolter tiipled with one out, but McBride go him at the plate on Hemphill's grounder Very Quiet Until the Eighth. For seven innings Washington's ·inabil- ity to make a start on Fisher caused the park to resemble a morgue in Its st 11- ness Four hits, were made In that leng*J of time, but three came with two oat Schaefer stole after making his second hit,, in the sixth, and was the flrst National to get to second base. The same batter got the one hit referred to as not being made after two were gone, opening the fourth with it But Fisher struck out Walker and Gessler, and McBrlde filed. Street got a pass as a starter In the third, and Milan hi' into a double play after Cashion flied. Street was out when Cashion started a little noise in the eighth. He bounced a single off Fisher's glove Milan drove a line safety over second. Sehaefer waited patiently with Fisher until it was thiee and two. Then he swung, and lifted a foul foi Sweeney. Lellvelt was substituted for Walker, to whom Fisher had' proved a profound mystery The pinch hitter shot one toward right, but Chase got it back of flrst base, and made the Iay They died in order in the ninth. Che score: MANAGERS!! Often Turn Down Players Who Later Make Good. MILLER NOW HELD FOR $10,000 Chance, Clarke, and Griffith Could~Not See Player Whom Montreal Wants Fancy Price For--Comiskey Tells One on Joe Cantillon Regarding Refcent Purchase of O'Toole From St Paul. Spends Nearly All His Time Preparing for "Hack." STARTS EAELY EACH MOENIN Champion Wrestler's First Stunt Is to Run 1O or 15 Miles Before Breakfast. Punches Bag for Hour or More in Afternoon, and Then Takes oil His Assemblage of Grapplers. Pittsburgh, Aug. 12.--Some of these men who buy and sell ball players certainly do have some bad half hours. What would you think If you had purchased a ball player; for $800, had sold him for $1,500 and then wanted hlip back and was asked $7,000 and several players? Wouldn't you feel like swear- Ing? A couple of years ago a fellow named Ward Miller became the property of the Cub team--was drafted from a small minor league and cost $300. Chance looked him over and figured he wasnTt quite right. Asked for a waiver, and the Pirates refused to allow him to go. That was. In the days when'you had to sell a man for whom you asked waivers. No pulling back. Well, Miller went to the Pirates. Clarkje looked him over. Alter a while he decided Miller wouldn't do, and the latter went to Cincinnati on a trade that made Blame Durbin, the former Cub pitcher, a Pirate. Griffith Passes Judgment. Clark Griffith looked over Miller and backed the Judgment of Chance and Clarke. He figured Miller would not do In the majors, and he went to the Eastern League. Well, this year he struck his stride. He is'bitting over .300-for the Montreal club and running bases like a wild man. George Huff, the Cub scouf, went to look him over. Huff wired President Murphy that Miller could be secured for $7,000 and two players, "Stick around until tomorrow; maybe they will come down." w»n Murphy's answer by wire to his scout. The next day the Cub president re- delved an answer. It read like this: "Price has gone up--now they want ?10,000," and the telegram was signed Huff. "Catch the first train or they'll boost the price to $20,000," were the Instructions of President Murphy. ' Don't you suppose the Cub magnate feels like bottling himself when he thinks of the time when he had this fellow at a cost of $300. One on Cantillon. And these same baseball men will give you a warm time if you attempt to convince them* that O'Toole, the St. Paul pitcher, cost fiarney Dreyfuss $22,500 in real money. Here's one that President Cominsky, of the Sox, tells on Joe Cantillon. Joe, It will be remembered, was formerly the manager of the Washington team In tine American League and then went to Minneapolis to boss that team. , "Joe had heard that somebody had offered Lennon $12,000 for O'Toole," said President Conjisky. "So the next time that Joe saw Lennon he opened on him" 'I understand that you have been offered $12,000 for O'Toole,' said Joe. " 'Yes,' was Lennons' reply. " 'Well, I guess I'm thfe biggest, fool of all,' said Joe. 'In the first place I didn't know there was anybody In baseball so crazy as to offer that much money for any ball player And, In the next place,' said Joe, 'I would have sworn there was nobody In baseball crazy enough to have turned down such an offer, once he had i f " Which shows you that the fans wtere not the only ones to gasp at the price. Even practical baseball men had a difficult time believing that any magnate would separate himself from that amount of money for a ball player. In fact, there are a lot of them who Btlll do not believe it. Humboldt, Iowa, Aug 12.--No champion training for a title wrestling or boxing bout ever woiked harder than Fiank Qotch, the wrestler, who is now preparing here for his match with Hackenschmidt, the Russian lion, on Labor day Gotch is doing^the most strenuous work of his career in an endeavor to "come back." Gathered around him is a group of men busily whipping him into shape. His camp is as imposing as those of Jeffries and Johnson Were last year. The largest assemblage of athletes this place has ever seen is gathered here. Gotch's trainers include Farmer Burns, Bmil Klank, Jesse Reiner, Harry Ordeman, Jim Ajsbell, Youssouf Hussane, and Gus Rogers. Starting at 7 o'clock, Gotch goes on the road each mprnlng for a 10 or IB mile jaunt After a few hours on the road he returns to camp for a rubdown. After his handlers are through*, with him he rests a while, and then partakes of a hearty breakfast. The work is |hen broken up by a long rest. Gotch is at work again by 2:30 in the afternoon. - .'Spends Strenuous Afternoon. Before he does any wrestling he generally punches the bag for an hour. This, he saye, hardens and strengthens his muscles. When tMs end of the training work is over he is ready to wrestle any of the men in camp for en hour and a half. Each man gets a chance to try to down the big fellow. As a rule, Gotch is through his work by 6 o'clock and ready for the evening meal. Bince he went into training Gotch hag gone to bed early. Late hours, he knows very well, offsets the good work done hi a day. Gotch's preliminary work Is done In the open. In River Side park a large platform has been erected, and here the clt Izens and friends of Gotch gather to watch the champion. Persons from al around drive into Humboldt every day to get a glimpse of the big wrestler and watch him toy with the men who are helping to put him in trim for Hacken Schmidt. Milan, cf 4 Bchaefer, Ib Expect Aviation Meet to Attract. The a\latlon meet to be held in Chicago August 12 to 20 is expected to attract big crowds, and preparations are being made to erect stands to seat 70,000 persons A stadium will be built four-fifths of a mile long, in which there will te seats for !0,000 and 600 boxes, each seating six persons. New Haven Poloists Win. Narragansett Pier, R. I , Aug 13.--New Haven won a polo match todav for the Watch Hill cup against Meadoxvbrook bv a score of 11 to 10 There -nag a ma'oh also for the National Points nip, m which Great X»rk defeated the Myopia Fi eebooterf, 11 1-2 to 6 Golf Cup to W. J. Travis. Manchester, Vt , Aug 12 --Walter J. Travis the Garden City veteran, today won the final match with R. R. Gorton, of Braeburn, In the contest for the first President's cup at the Ekwanok links by 7 up and 6 to- play. This Is the second time Travis hag won the cup. WASHINGTON. AB. R. H PO. A. E Valker If 8 ,cllTelt, If 1 Gorier, rf 4 WcBridc. 69 i Conroi, 3b 4 "unnlngham, 2b Street c . . . . "a°liion p . ..... . Totals MOW YOKK Voltei, rf lemphill cf ha^e Ib Crce if tniplit ss lait/cll. Jb Jardnpr, 2b eno, c Fisher, V .... .. 8 . 2 .. 3 . 32 AB 4 . 4 4 4 3 1 US 8 0 2 4 01 4 0 27 PO 2 2 2 0 0 13 0 2 O 3 3 0 H 0 1 » 0 0 4 6 t 2 3 18 A 0 0 1 0 s. 1 3 0 3 TY COBB IS NOT GEORGIAN. Develops That Famous Ball Player Was Born in Worth Carolina. Ashevllle, N. C., Aug. 12.--North Caro- ina, which disputes with South Carolina :he honor of being 1 the birthplace ot Andrew Jackson, Is seeking further laurels n the line of the parentage of noted men by challenging the claim that Tyrus Cobb 8 a Georgia product. H. Taylor Cobb, an uncle of the retrolt flelder, who visited this city Thursday, stated that Ty Cobb was born on Moc- cassln --Creek in Cherokee county, N C., and that he did not move to Georgia -with ils father until he was 10 years old. He attended the village school at Belleville, :he ancle said, for several years before ;oing to the Cracker State SULLIVAN SUITS SPORTS. Totals , 81 4 8 !7 10 0 Washington O O O O O O O O 0-0 N e w York 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1--4 Left on bases--'Washington, 6; New Tork, 5. Mrst baso on balls--Off Cashion. Bi off Slaher, 1. Struck out--By Cashion, S^ by Fisher, fl. Borne yme--Hartzell (J). Three-base hit--Wolter. Stolen jaaes--Milan and Gardner Double plays--Conroy," Cunningham, and Schaefer, Gardner, Chase, and iCnlght TV1I(! pitch--Cashion Umpires--Messrs Evan 1 ? and Egan Time of game--1 hour and 46 minutes WILL' HAEDLY HOLD PACE. CONTINUED FROM FIRST PAGE baseball here, and ample opportunity to look at such joungsters as McAleer may elect to bring here and to put Into the game. This of itself, regardless of the team's position, makes for an interesting finish of the baseball year locally. It is said by those connected with the club that no formal decision has been reached on the matter of next sprlrig's plans. It has been reported -that the team would \raln at home, Instead of going away to get the men In shape. It seems hardly probable that, once haying started forward, the club will recede, and will imperil Its newly founded hopes by a return to methods such as It Ijas indicated it is its intention to cast aside forever. Bob Barman Equals Auto Rfecord. 'Baltimore, Aug. 12--Bdb Burman, in a 200-horsepow er Blltzen Bens at Electric park today, equaled the record of 1 minute S seconds for 1 mile on a half-mile track, made by him at Scranton last Monday. Pirates Exercise Option on Eeene. Cincinnati, Aug. 13.--Tha Pittsburgh club today exercised Its option on. (First Baseman Keene, of the Springfield, Ohio, team of the Ohio State League Keene has been with Pittsburgh for about two weeks The deal was closed here today. Colored Nine Seeks Games. Thr colored Arrerlcan baseball teajn T\ould like to hear from some of the col- oietl t r i m s of V\ TshinBton Address all IinllenRrs to ilinagei James Goodloe, or Capt Walter Pollard, 757 Morton stieet noithwest Germantown Cricket Players Win. London, Aug 12.--The Germantown Cricket flub defeated the Mitcham Cricket Club In a one-inning match today by the score of 313 to 288. The leading scores of the visitors were Stewart, 53; O'Neill, Henry, 46, not out. and Jordan, 4 Express Satisfaction Over Appointment to New York Boxing Commission. New Tork, Aug 12.--General satisfac- :ion was expressed In sporting circles today over the appointment of James EX 3ullivan, secretary of the Amateur Athletic Union of America, to nil the place on the new State boxing commission made vacant by the nonacceptance of Bartow S. Weeks Mr. Sullivan is one of the best known authorities on athletics in America, although he has had little to do with the Ight game in the past. Speedy organiba- tion of the new commission Is now looked foi. Measurements of Bombardier Wells. The present measurements of Bombardier Wells, the Brjgllsh heavyweight boxing champion, who Is matched to fight Jack Johnson, are as follows: Height, 6 feet 2 inches; weight, 200 pounds; chest, normal, 41 Inches; expanded, 44 inches; waist, 311-3 Inches; thigh, 23 Inches;-calf, 16 inches; biceps, 15 inches; forearm, IS nches; wrist, 71-3 inches; ankle, 16 inches; neck. 16 inches, and reach, 791-2 Aches. CONNIE MACK CEADLE BOBBER Thisiis What Major League Scouts Cal Athletic Chieftain. Special to The Washington Post New York, Aug. 12.--Connie Mack, i called a cradle-snatcher by the scout for the other biff league clubs. Connie's long arm has reached to a] States"of the Union, and he has score of plajers planted for delivery from 191 to 1914. Arthur Irwin, the Yankee scout, las week Ipoked over a half dozen promlsln youngsters in Class C and T leagues only to learn when he went to talk bus: ness that Mack already had an option o them Mack has the promise of players wh have never played professional ball. Stor and shop team stars look as good to Con nie as minor league stars, and age doesn matter with him., Irwin says one of Con nie's future Athletics Is only 1 Irwin promises to have Connie arreste for kidnapping, If he calls In half the players he has lined up. Mack has seven first basemen In line fo Harry Davis' Job, and he's pretty sure tc get one good one out of the bunch. BAKEY SHOWS LITTLE CLASS. Mth And i Your Size is Your / Fortune-- 40, 42, 44 you can wear a 40, 42, or 44 suit here's a clothing "buy" of real value to you. Just about thirty-five suits left at exactly HALF PRICE. Stein-Blpch Tailored Clothes ((Newest fabrics-- finest workmanship. Sidney West, 14th and Sole Washington Agents for Dunlap Hats On the Golf Courses Tom Sharkey's Protege No Danger Sign for the Other Heavies. New York, Aug. 12 --If Jim Barry, the Chicago heavyweight, cannot fight any better than he did in his ten-round bout with Porky Flynn, of Boston, at the Twentieth- Century stag, then he might as well give up all hope of ever getting any nearer the top In the heavyweight class than he is at present. When Tom Sharkey, who is Barry's new manager, took hold of him, he openly declared that inside of a year he would have Barry the heavyweight champion of the world. After his showing against Flynn It certainly looks as If it will be a great many years before Jim will be sporting the title now held by Jack Johnson. Barry was beaten all the way, and the most surprising thing In connection with the bout was the fact that Barry was not put away. If FIj'nn was a stiff puncher there is no doubt that he would have had a knockout away before the final round started. Flynn threw enough blows Into Barry to stop many a fighter. Barry was completely up In the air all through the ten rounds as he could not seem to land any of his blows . ^ New Players for Red Sox. Lincoln, Nebr., Aug. 12.--Tho Denver club has sold Outfielder Beall and Ftility Player Kenworthy to the Boston American League team, delivery to be made at the end of the season. The price has not been announced. The President played three games last ·week, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. His companions in' the threesomes were Secretary of State Philander Knoi and Capt. Archibald Butt No scores were kept and no results announced, but 2apt. Butt volunteered the information that Mr. Taft would most likely accept the invitation of G-. Herbert Wlndeler, president of the Brookllne (Mass ) Country Club, to play on the links of the olub during his stay at Beverly, and will probably play on the nine-hole course of the Myopia Golf Club. Commandant Trevor Ietitze, TT. B. N., and David M. Addison trod the Chevy Chase links on Thursday, and the latter won the twosome by 1 up. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Laird played a mixed foursome against Mr. and Mrs Sam Dalzell out Chevy Chase way on Thursday, the game going to the former couple by 1 up. Messrs. E. W. Saxton, Ella Mansfield and Cecilia Niland played splendid threesomes out at Bannockburn during the week, doubling the Bine-hole circuit each game. The coterie of women golfers are doing much to stimulate interest in the game among the womenfolk engaged in government service, and many feminine names are being added to the roster of the Bannockburn Golf Club as a result of their efforts. The remaining games of the Intercity series are as follows: September 16, Hampton Roads at Chevy Chase, Baltimore at Richmond, Bannockburn at Columbia September 2S, Baltimore at Columbia, Bannockburn at Che-\y Chase, Richmond at Hampton Roads. September SO, Chevy Chase at Columbia, Baltimore at Bannockburn October 7, Chevy Chase at Baltimore, Bannockburn at Hampton Roads. October 14, Columbia at Bannockburn October 21, Chevy Chase at Bannockburn; Columbia at Baltimore R S Marlow defeated L E. Sinclair on the links at Columblana last Thursday, by 2 up and 1. A threesome of interest was the one In which Otto Luebkert, A. B Shelton, and C. E. Berry played at Columbiana on Wednesday. The former won the tbarefi- ball affair by 3 up and Z. Montgomery E. iDanforth and A S. Mat- tingiy smashed the gutta-percha sphere for three hours on Tuesday last out at the Columbia Country Club, and at the nineteenth hole Mr Danforth gained the victory by superior putting. The board of governors of the Columbia Country Club will meet next Thursday evening to pass on matters pertaining to the improvement of the grounds and clubhouse, and also approve or disapprove of the names on the waiting list for membership in the club Sixsomes are not frequently indulged In. but this event was arranged and played out last Wednesday, the participants being Edflie B. Eynon, j r , John Davidson, and EX B. Mattlngly, of Columbia, who played as partners against Allan Lard, Dr. L L. Harban, and Sam Dalzell, of Chevy Chase The game was hotly contested, and was won by the Chevy Chase golfers, by 2 up and 1. Over on th? Bannockburn links two splendid foursomes were_playefl on Tuesday and Wednesday, between Allen Lard and Sam Dalzell of Chevy Chase, as partners against A S. Matting!y and Dr Lee L Harban, of Columbia The game on Tuesday was won by Messrs Lard and Dalzell the game on Wednesday went to Dr Harban and Mr Mattlnglv The rubber will be played off at Bannockburn tomorrow afternoon; FIGHTEBS FORCED TO FLEE. Police Raid Club as Referee Counts Out Man, but All Escape. Chicago, Aug. 12.--For the flrst tlm« In many months a prize fight, ·which went to a knock-out, was held In the city limits last night. Before about ISO spectators Willie" Schaefer and "Drunuticks" Duffy, local lightweights, fought on the South Side. ' In the sixth, round, Just ·* th* referee had counted nine over the prostrate Duffy, poiice broke Into the clubroom. As he leaned over th« ropes the refere* shouted "ten" and continued to flea. There were no arrests, even the principals escaping. Meet on Grecian Games Plan. The Pittsburg: Young Men's Christian Association plans to hold an athletic meet, modeled after the original Greciarfgames at Pittsburg on September They ha%e asked some of the well-known athletes of the East to act on the advisory committee. CLOSING DATES OF BASEBALL LEAGUES FOR 1911. American League--October 8 National League--October 12 Ameiican Assocratlon--October 1 Mmnescta-W iscnnsln League--September 10. WiBcnrsln-Illluols League--September 10 Western League--October 6 Thrce-I League--September 17 Eastern League--September 24 Central League--September 10 Southwestern Texas League--Augurit 20. Cotton States League--August 23. Western Canada League--SepUmher 2. Central Association--September 4. Blue Qrass League--September i. KanMs etate League--September 4. Carolina Association--September i. Texas-Oklahoma--September 4. Te%as League--September 4. Ohio State League--September 4 Southeastern League--September 6 Nebraska State League--September 8. Washington State League--September S. Tri State Association--September 6 Virginia League--September 6 ranadlan LeaBuc--September 0 M I N K League--September t Appalachian League--Sentember 9 Ne» England League--Soptember « South Ulau1Ir Leagup--September 9 Union Association--Septemb-r 10 Ohio Pcnns Ivanla League--September 10 Connecticut League--September 10 Southeastern Kansas--September 10 Illinois-Missouri League--September 10 Montana St?te League--September II) Northern State of Indiana--September 10 Southern Association--September 16 Michigan State League--September 17 New York State League--September 17. 5outb Michigan Association--September ft. Norttiresteni League--October 1 Csntral California lieague--October X. Paclno Coast League--October 23 AET WARS WITH AUTOS. Genius' Worried by the "Chug Chugs" Hurls Anathemas and Things. From the New Tork Herald "Isn't It vibrant 7 " the red-haired art studentess said, as she displayed her painting of the Old Lyme Church. "Vibrant nawthlng," chirped Algernon Bltzhugh, the Impressionistic marvel of the Art Students' League. "It's another automobile." TTp went the sash, anfl there hurtled through the air a drawing board and ginger jar. From the regions below came a howl ot pain, a subdued chur, and a faint odor of gasolene ascended to the top of the Fine Arts building 1 , at 215 West Fifty-seventh street, in the top of which the midsummer genius of the league is confined. Day and night there is war waged In the strip of street before the fane of the muses against the invading automobiles. The region roundabout is filled ·With garages and agencies, and hundreds of cars are deployed up -and down to have their innards tested They are anchored In front of churches and schools, and would be permanent fixtures at the doors of the apartment houses If there was not sttch a general outcry. Paint tubes, old stretchers, bags of water, and picturesque curses, all hurled at random, have only a temporary effect in clearing the way Five or six times a day police headquarters get calls to clear the way In front of the building, and no sooner does the "traffic cavalry dash up than the automobiles have sped on their way Small boys, who act as their scouts, si\e the warning. "HI, d' pops'" and In a fla=;h th£ offenders i anish Some relief ha« been obtained bj srmnkling thumb tacks in the stieet, but all the demon^tiator cais now carry brooms, with which the ehauffeuis clear the way before flnallv bi mgmg their machines to rest before the Fine Arts door One demonstrator--the students call 'em. demon-strators--with more assurance than all the rest, left his car In front of the building, and when he returned he found that It was coursing around the blodk, filled with bloused art students, who had adorned Its bonnet with unsightly -caricatures. 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