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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

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The Daily Journal THE BEST PAPER IN THE CITY, IS FORTY CENTS A MONTH, NOW. Send in your Name and Street Number on a Postal Card. The U»t» Willie Willie Edwards '(Wm. James Conley), a gymnast and acrobat, died recently In Boston, Mass. The deceased •who had been In the profession for sixteen years, was one of the best known acrobats in this country. 'He entered the business as top mounter for the Stirk Family of bicyclists for bicycle •work, and also for a three brother act The following season, 1SS1-2, he was with the Miner & Rooney Co., after •which he joined Henly & Blgelow's forces, playing with their large show* in Boston and New York only, for two years. He then Joined the Porepaugh show, doing a Japanese ladder act with a partner. He afterwards played a season at Coney Island. N. Y. He was also associated with Frank L, Long, doing a flying trapeze act, and under the team name of Long and Edwards jthey traveled for five years in this country and in South America. Besides the shows mentioned, he had been connected with the following clrcusses: John O'Brien's, Irwin Brothers' Barnum & Bailey's, Frank A. Gardner's, Nick Roberts', O'Dale Stevens' and Publllone's. During hU engagement In 1886, In Havana, with the last named sho^ Mr. Edwards was'the recipient of a gold medal from Mr. Fubillone and a diamond scarf pin from the Spanish Opera Co. He leaves a brother, who is Instructor to the B. Y. M. Union Gymnasium in Boston. The remains were interred 11. In Maiden cemetery, Maiden, Mass. Some RaolDff Newt. . • . The National Cyclists' Union, of England has suspended James'Michael, the crack profession rider. He Is charged •with, not racing honestly. At Denver, Col., O. B. Hachenberger defeated W. W. Hamllton-ln a 25-mile race on the D. W. C. track, doing It wonderfully easy. Hachenberger's time for the first mile WAS 2:14; 10 mile*. 24:16; 25 miles. l:OT;ft, Th« fastest mile ever ridden In Philadelphia -was made at the Point Breeze wooden bicycle track recently, when F. Carter of Baltimore, rode a mile, paced by two tandems, In 1m. 55%s. Later Stevens rode a half mile in 652-Ss. , A twenty-mile 'handicap road race was run at Niagara Falls the other day. There were seventy-three entries and fifty-six starters.- -The first prize was won by J. C. McConnoll, of Model City, and the first tttSe prize by A, B. Goehler, of Buffalo, with' W. R. Blake one-fifth of a second behind. > Goehler's time was 0:57:032-6. . At Norwalk, Conn., last week, the •nnual ten-mile road race of tte Alpha Wheel club was run. The winner •was W. A. Gunther, of Norwalk, who • flnlshed in 27:574-5. Second time prize •was taken by H. H. Leopold, of Bridgeport, while T. C. Nellspnp of Port Chester, -won second prize, and R. F. Cotter, of Norwalk, the third. T. Hatfield, of Newark, won third prize. "Brother Charl" of national racing fame, though an old-timer, does' not propose to be relegated to the background as yet. As a member of the Stearns team abroad Murphy distinguished himself by winning the' first race In which he competed on foreign shores. Judging from form already shown Murphy will give the foreign cracks a run for their-money when he becomes thoroughly acclimated. in the fsiirth Inning or th* Kansas Clty-St. Fai:! game at Kansas City recently St. Paul had the bases filled, with none out when Daniels, of the Kansas City team, performed the remarkable feat of striking out Shugart, Stratton and Spies on 11 pitched balls, eight of which were' struck at, only one strike b^ng called. A BRAVE LITTi-E SWIMMER. Mnrlon Genthnor, Kl*ht Yearn Old, S«v« the Life of Ev» Chrlatoffcrson. r.v plnnp-ing- fearlessly into the St. Joe Vivor, Michipnn. with licr clothes on ci^lit-ycar-old Marion Genthner. a pretty little Chicag-onn. saved the life of a three-year-old child, Eva Christofferson, whose father is (.he interlocker of the Big- Four railroad. Only t.lve girl's mastery of swimming, backed by presence- of mind and re- mnrkn.ble courage, could have saved the- llfeof tlif little one. The other afterrioon children were pl:iyin£ upon the platform leading out into the lake, on which the private car of Mr. Christofferson is now standing-. His baby girl was in the group. Xone saw the'child wamlerdown totbe edpn of the pier. A splash was the first nla.rm. , . Men near by stood helpless and others called toward the life savers. Marion Genthncr, rushing post the other children, dived off the pier. In a moment golden curls floated on the surface and tiny white hands were striking out with unerring 1 stroke. Before ronch- Inp the child, however, she sank for the third time. Again the little heroine did not waver. She-diced in the direction of the sinking tot and rose with one hand clutching the other's curly head. Although little Eva struggled desperately, her child rescuer managed to -tow her to the shore, where helpers met 'them. Marion Gcnthner is now the pride of St. Joe. Her home is in Thirty-first street, Chicago, and she spends her summers in St. Joe. She. is fond of the water, owns two boats and has been an expert swimmer for four years. Marion Is so beautiful a Chicago photographer has made her his protege to get hot- sittings for idea] pictures. BIG GAME IN GREAT PLENTY. SnrccMfnl Dear Hunting In Montana Monntalni. Charles Morell, who was formerly n Helena!te, but has for a few years been living on the Clearwater river, was in Helena the other day. He is in one. of the wildest regions of Montana and his nearest neighbor is seven miles away, between the main divide of the Hookies and the towering and barren Kootenai mountains. He says the country, where -he. has established a farm in the dense timber and ragged mountains, is alive with game. Elk, moose and deer are to be seen at all times and are easy to shoot, while bears and mountain lions ore' -very numerous. A new species, of ,hwir has been seen there this season for the first time. It is nn animal'with a'fnr of a creamy white, nearly of the color of 'the. polar bear, nnd none of the old hunters of the region ever saw that sort, of benr before. The animal is smaller than the grizzly, black or silver-tip bear common in the country, nnd is very fierce. Of this kind three have been trapped- and killed this season. One trapper in the mountains of that section has killed 39 bears this sen- son, while two others, hunting m company, have trapped 16 of the largest size. _•_ SCHLATTER ON A "BIKE." M»n Claiming to He -DivineHenler" Ap- p«»r« at Onthrle, O. T. A man claiming to be Schlatter, the divine leader from Denver,' rode' iato Cuthrie, 0. T., the other day on n bicycle and Ls creating a sensation. He was dressed in a trailing gown of black and wore a curling benrd and long, flowing Iiair. As soon, as his supposed identity became known a great crowd'gathered tibout the maJi nnd since tlhen hundred* of people have constantly dogged his footsteps. He addressed Mi immen-se . throng, laying on hands to heal people- land blessing hundreds of handkerchiefs. . Baker, 1,0., OPTICAL SPECIALIST. Our specialty is fitting glasses whore others have failed. We .do nothing else. If yon have headache, pain In the ,.,„.. -m eyes or glasses that don't suit you con- :oa ri'tBiit:. Ofice: F ourth St. opposite KeesUng'g drug store, ""••"i City doing our line of.•work. . BASE BALL GOSSIP, NOTES OF INTEREST ABOUT THE NATIONAL|CAME. Aoitrnllin Lcaeao Ii Dolnr l««tt*r Thl» Se»non—Joi«p& •>. Kelloy of BnIM- mare, a F»mlll»r character — !>!'- montl Donta Correspondent o f Philadelphia Sport ing Life TV-rites to that paper as follows, under recant date: "You may imagine that ball playing ' 'down under' has been snuffed out, judging by my long silence, but such IB not the case. Of course, it has been our close season same as yours. Last season East Melbourne won the pennant and got a leg In for President Williamson's trophy— they tied with the Melbourne champions of the season previous, and a deciding game had to be played— and a splendidly contested match resulted In East just squeezing home. This season a couple of clubs have left the league, but two new ones have entered, keeping it still at eight clubs. Melbourne is as strong as ever. They have lost their catcher, who is trying after gold at West Australia, but their old player, McKay, who took that position better than any colonial, 'has returned home from his travels and has gone Into harness again. East Melbourne (champions) have lost both their pitchers. They are in England with the Australian cricket team. They are A, Trott and Jack Harry. The latter last cricket season brought his skill as a pitcher to bear In his bowling and at times nonplussed the batsmen by a splendid out-curve, which, on touching the ground, as you know, would break back the opposite way. He and another East man, Laver, have used this curve ball at cricket very successfully, 'without impairing the fairness of their delivery. "One of the new clubs in the league will be a top notcher— Hawksburn. They have got good men from several teams. They took three regular infielders from the South team, who also lost another to a good second club, but their manager-captain has got together a dozen players again and expects to do 'good business through the season. This speaks well for the popularity of the game, and the enthusiasm with whtch it is played. "Our players are continually asking if there Is an American team coming out, and if the crowds could only be Inspired with the "go" of the players tho scheme would be a paying one without doubt, Joceph J. Kelley of the Baltimore** Joseph J. Kelley, outfielder of the Baltimore club; was born Dec. 9, 1871, at Cambridge, Mass., and it was In his native place that 'he learne'd to play ball. Beglnn-ing at an early age as a pitcher, he soon gained a local reputation In that position. Each year has seen him advance a step higher until he has reached the highest notch in his adopted profession. Being in the front rank as a batsman, base-runner and fielder. His professional career began In 1891, when lie accepted an engagement with the Lowell club, of the New England league, as one of its pitchers. His excellent work with the Lowells attracted the attention of the management of the Boston club, of the National league, and 'he finished the season with the latter club, taking part In twenty-four championship, contests,most of-which were played in the outfield with Its team. This was his first experience In major league company, and this, too, before he was 20 years 'old. ' In 1892 he joined the Omaha club of the Western league. After taking' part in forty-nine championship contests, and tying Sutliffe for seoon'd place In the official batting averages of that league, he joined the Plttsburg club of the national league and American association, and later on he, witfh a monetary consideration, was exchanged for Van Haltren of 'the Baltimore club of the same league, with which he finished the season. He was re-engaged by the Baltimore club for the season of 1893, •when he made quite a reputation In the JOSEPH J- different branches of his profession. H* 'has been a mem bar at the Baltimore team ever since and la reckoned on« of the moat valuable men In Baltimore'! champion aggregation. : A .F»mO!»r.,ChM»ot«r. , : Harry Stevena, better known as "Score Card Harry." undoubtedly IB one baseball field, and counts his friends by the host. The players are all ac : qualnted with him, and all 'have-, a theatrical circles as he is In baseball. Harry waa born In London, Eng., about thirty-eight years ago, and came to this country In 1879, and having friends In the west, went direct to Niles. 0.. •where he went Into business ana remained there until about 1886, when he removed to Columbus, and took an agency for General John A. Logan's book, "The Great Conspiracy." He made such a decided success selling books that Conrad Born and Ralph Lazarus, owners of the Columbus club, of the Ohio State League In 1887, induced him to take charge of the score cards at their ball park. In 1888 the Columbus club was a member of the Tri-State League, and Harry continued to sell his score cards and Increase his reputation in that respect. In 1889 the Columbus club, succeeded the Clovelandis (the latter joining the national league) as a mejnber of .the American association, and Harry had still greater opportunities for making money, as well as a reputation, than ever before. In 1SSO he increased his field of operations by getting control of the score cards of the Toledo club, which was a member of American association that year. In 1891 Harry obtained the score card privilege on the Boston association club's grounds, and ran It while still controll'inR the cards at Columbus. He secured the score card privilege of the Washington Club, of the National League and American Association, for the season of 1892, as well as that for the following year. In 1894 he made a grand circuit by taking in New York, Philadelphia and Pittsburg. \ HARRY STEVENS. In the spring of 1895 he secured not only the score card, but all other privileges at the Polo Grounds as well, and had no trouble In renewing them this year. .His ardent love for theatrical* led htm to seek the programme privileges at the theatres, and through his warm friend and admirer, R. M. Gulick, one of Pittsburgh most noted "rooters," and.a member of the firm of H. C. Kennedy, Gulick & Co., of the great Bijou circuit, he obtained the programme privileges of the*Bijou, Duquesne and New Grand theatres,, of -Pittsburg, Pa. Dlnmoml Dn«t. Bostonians say that the-fielding of Jim Collins is ahead of anything ev.er seen at third base. Think of Tim Murnane saying: "Jerry Denny, Joe Mulvey and Billy Nash were great, but never the equal of our own modest Buffalo boy," Will Terry has sacnnced nis mus- -tacbe, and Is trying to prove that he IB only 32 years old In August. William joined the, Brooklyn club 14 years ago. He knows.the/Sate well, for in July and August of OSrt year he had gained 25 pounds.-—Ex. President Nick Young got into the harness again at Washington June 20. He played second base for the old-timers in a game for the benefit of Phil Baker, one of the old-time Nationals. Nick scored a run and made three putouts. Jack Hartley, .who umpired fn the major league- in 1894, is handling the indicator for the college and semi-amateur games round .about New York. Jack has a lucrative position in a wholesale house in Gotham, but is still deeply enamored of his old love—base ball. . The Washingtons on June 18 played at Orange, N, J,, arid with McJames in the box were beaten by the Orange A. C. In ten innings by 5 to 4. Westervelt pitched for Orange and held the Senators down to. seven hits. And .yet he Isn't good enough for the New York Club to make terms with. Tommy NT.and.Latham's protege, has been clroppsd by St. Louis. It is.report- ed that Tom Parrott Is also marked for release, .The St. Louis club is said to be negotiating for inflelcler Nic Turner. Cooley has reported for duty. The team is crlppied through accidents to .loa Quinn wi catcher MeFar'and., Cbaries W. Bbyer, late manager of :he Roanoke Club, of tht Virginia State League, has been given his release by that club, owing to the fact that the club was losing money and could not affori a non-playing manager. Manrge? Boyer is well up in base ball, has a wide acquaintance among players, with whom he is also.quite popular, and un•der,stands all.the business.' Any club IE need of a non-playing manager will' do well to write him. His address Is Hag-erstowTi; 1 Maryland. •'. That unfortunate little passage ,at 'amis between An son and Peltz, at Chicago, was -but tlie natural outcome of a very bad practice on the diamond, viz.; "Trying to rattle" opposing players by •applying epithets to them. It is all meant in a good-natured way, of cour:o, but "many a truth is spoken In Jest," sncl sometimes between the w.ords of vrit and raillery there is one which stings the hearer to'the quick. There .is a whole lot of conversation on the .ball field which..would.shock the aver"Score uara «arry. unaouumuiy IE one .•.•?••• ---- •• —---'. -; k , . ,•" _.,,-.. ..,., of 'the bat known characters on .the. a«e spectator .if. the-brew* wafted the ' to the rand an • 'words Into the grand; • " 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 eyest consult us. J. D. TAYLOR, Graduate Optician, ,, D . T . TT .__ f L>r. King's School of Optic*. 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