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Thursday Evening, July 16, 1914. T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Page DIME WILL ; BE WEB" GLIB Tearney Wires Manage ·I Neal to Continue. " Springfield. July 16.--That the Ian frill* team will continue to play in th tThree-I league for some time; becam art assured, f a c t Wednesday, when A 2. Tearney. president of the circui V- ired Manager Bill Keai to c o n t i n u to follow his schedule, and .lump hi jtt-am to Bloomington Thursday. In the telegram Tearney stated t (Neai that the league would take car of the club, and that it would b (known for a while as a "floater. That Is, all the games scheduled fo Danville will be t r a n s f e r r e d to the oth *r cities and the "ferryboaters"' will b kept on the road continually. LOOK FOR TOWN. Tf this .plan is followed out DanvllI will j u m p to Bloomington Thursday find then return to Springfield Monda for a series. Tearney In the meanwhil ' w i l l look about for another city i ·vhieh to plac e the club, and in al ·probability several of the prominen business men of Danville may agre -to finance the team for the remainde of the season. PHOSPECTS ARE POOR. Danville Commercial-News.--'1 am awaiting a reply from President Tear TIRV. I wired him this m o r n i n g t h a t n tine had been found to take- over the i-lub." said President Boyle of the Dan tville baseball club. W e d n e s d a y In re pard to the r e p o r t e d surrender of the franchise and the abandonment baseball in Danville. Mr. Boyle spoke v. earily When he said it. He has been en the sick list for the past few days nnd the prospects of seeing basebal quit D a n v i l l e did not help m a t t e r s any CONNIE WALSH BUST. A lora.1 group of enthusiasts who fcave been endeavoring to purchase the team was s t i l l busy Wednesday but was a c c o m p l i s h i n g little. Thej 1 ad plenty of enthusiasm and were iull of ideas, but were not able to raise the most important t h i n g of all the cash to buy the team. Connie Walsh, f o r m e r manager of .the team and still a member of the h u r l i n g s t a f f , now in Danville w i t h Fpike w o u n d , was said to be endeavor- Ing to interest a n u m b e r of well to do s p o r t i n g men in the p u r c h a s e of the 'club. He c l a i m e d to have considerable e n c o u r a g e m e n t . Onp of the men he Claimed to h a v e lined up was the principal owner ot the club in ISSfl. which won the p e n n a n t in the old II league. ATMOSPHERVpULL OF NEAR DEALS Peoria Star: A deal was p e n d i n g this m o r n i n g b e t w e e n B l o o m i n g t o n anc: 3 a n v i l i e whereby Pitcher Eller and C a t r h f - r Erloff are to" go to the Bloom- -cr cl'Jb. Pitcher Walsh a n d Player C l a y t o n , two D a n v i l l e p l a y e r s , are now on the h o s p i t a l list and should the D a n v i l l e d i r e c t o r s f o r f e i t t h e i r f r a n - chise it is h i g h l y probable t h a t the l e a ? ' i » w i l l r e f u s e - t o sanction t h e d^a ·with R i o ^ m i n g t o n . thus hold in sr th r t a n v i i l p f l u b I n t a c t for the good of the #ame, w h e r e v e r it is deemed best t p l a c e t h e t e a m . I'loom i n g ton has purchased Pit'.-he I.-r?-in from the C a i r o c J u b of the K i t t y league. The Q u i n c y club would filso l i k e to secure Connie Walsh from r»anville. hut TVnlsh is laid up w i t h a t a d l y swollen a r m , due to blood-poisoning and it is not probable that the deal will go through. SPORT STORIES BRIEFLY TOLD Groh I* Baiiffthert, Heinle Groh was banished from the Held at C i n c i n n a t i XVednesduy for dis- p u t i n g the u m p i r e s and one of these -cfficiaters was our old f r i e n d John- uon. Jen kin.* \Vin» Another Pennant. Danny J e n k i n s , f o r m e r Commodore, ·n-on the p e n n a n t for the f i r s t half ot the season in the S o u t h e r n Michigan league. Danny is managini? Bay City. He started out at the b o t t o m and climbed with the t e a m u n t i l they were out of reach of all o t h e r teams and it wae decided to split the pea^on. Quincy Gets Reese Quincy has taken on Pitcher John Heese, of LaBelle, Mo., f o r m e r l y of Walla Walla, Wash. Back in His Old Time Playing Form BILI/V PUBTELL. Billy Purtell, the former D e c a t u r third baseman, is playing sensationa' ball for the Detroit c l u b in t h e Amerl- n leagrue. and IP one of the rea' "come backs" of the peason. The Det r o i t - W a s h ing ton game Wednesd a ended in a 3 to 3 tie. Two of the Tiger r u n s were d u e to P n r t e H ' s triple and his sacrifice fly. On The other hand, Dan Moeller, the f o r m e r M i l l i athlete, m a d e two of W a s h i n g t o n ' s r u n s In the t h i r d hy s l a p p i n g out long triple. PROGRESS OF PENNANT RACES THREK-I "IF" TABLE. Club-davenport S p r i n g f i e l d ^ Q u i n c y . . . . . . ilfximingtrm - n v l l l e ..... 46 40 Won. Lost. Pot. 32 .590 35 .MS 3fi .550 31 ..Mfl 4i". 1^2 51' .350 53 .338 Win. ] ,r.5 TiT.'i .?5S ii'so iSW GAMES FRIDAY. Decatur at Pc-orja Danville at Bloomington D u p u q u e a t Springfield Davenport at Springfield. WEDNESDAY'S RESl'LTS. P p r i r c f l e M . S-IO-i: Danville. 4-13-1 Bat- · r i c f -- LeHvelt and Jarnbs; C u m m i n g s and r a i n . IV MAJOR.X,EAGrES. American. V n s h i n g t o n 'him go Louis . w York Club-- :eiv Tork . hirago . . t. I.Odlp . i n r i n n . i r i 'hiiaclF'!p':l I t t s b u r s h Jrooklvn . oston ... Club-- hi-agr B u f f a l o . ! iakimoi rooklyn Pet. .554 Louis .. Ittsbiirch r.ss .510 .404 4«n .472 .41". .4S4 ..'.I'.) .314 ,4.-n REED'S MEN STILL HIT AT A TERRIFIC CLIP relB permitted, with a pcore of 49. In the shootoff, Rollins knocked down 21 birds, while Crothers bagged 20. ' Elmer Duggan Climbs to .358--Welday and Biltz Go Up--Team Average Better. The Commodore fielding and batting- averages are gradually c l i m b i n g up, t h a n k s to the h i t t i n g of Duggan, Welday and Biltz, who are s t e a d i l y climbing. The recent o f f i c i a l averages for the Three-I were for ail games up u n - t i l June 30. DUGGAN STILL CLIMBS. Since t h e n these three players have climbed in batting, Duggan going up eleven p o i n t s . Welday t h i r t y - t h r e e p o i n t s and Biltz six. Scherer and Lynch dropped, M a n d a r e m a i n e d stat i o n a r y a n d R i r m a y e r went up j u s t a few points. The averages of Bill V i e b a h n , who q u i t a few days ago, are not i n c l u d ed in t h e s e figures or the team a v e r e would be j u s t a few points lower, The team as it now IB. is h i t t i n g at a 277 average or five points b e t t e r than w h n the o f f i c i a l figures were c o m p i l e d . I BETTER IX FIELDIXKJ. The team is f i e l d i n g .963, or a b o u t eight points better t h a n w h e n the off i c i a l f i g u r e s were c o m p i l e d . Most of these players c l i m b e d j u s t a f e w p o i n t s i n t h e i r i n d i v i d u a l f i e l d i n g a v e r a g e s , w h i l e three p i t c h e r s s t i l l r e t a i n t h e i r p e r f e c t mark. T h e averages, i n c l u d - ing the games of .Tuesday, ar e as f o l lows: Manrla Ly n c h O'Brien Brown . TEAM A V E R A G E S H a t , .M", 21'i SO 201 7H 330 n 4 7 14 1 2.M1 10 40 i r t *i 10 :u o 110 17 Fid. Av. .:'M .017 07S .'110 .0*11 .21- 281 .177 2] If) S7 40 R .910 30 0 1 .000 17 O 1.000 and Collins was caught off the bag:. Both Collins and Davis were to b l a m e for the trick and P u r t e l i deserved t h e ^renter p a r t of the credit for it. T h i s s the second time t h i s season t h a t De- :rolt has been involved in the s t u n t . T h e f i r s t t i m e i t w a s t h e v i c t i m , w h Olson of the Naps c a u g h t Bob Veach off t h i r d base with i t w h i l e J e n n i n g s was coaching t h e r e . It cost the Tigers game w i t h C l e v e l a n d . A s i m i l a r - t u n t , pulled on Collins and Davis, supposed to be the essence of b r a i n s in iase ball, was a, welcome v i n d i c a t i o n 'or the Tigers. Expected to Beat American in Today's Battle. TODAY'S GAME?. 'National. Boston at C i n c i n n a t i ( t w o g a m e Brooklyn at Pit.tPbnr.ch. P h i l a d e l p h i a at Pt Louis. American. Chicago at P h i l a d e l p h i a . St. Louis at New York. Hetrcit at Boston. Cleveland at "Washington. Federal. SI Tamils at Chicago. I n d i a n a p o l i s at Kansa? C i t y , Brooklyn at P i t t s b u r g h . Baltimore at B u f f a l o . They Bode in Auto*. Quincy Herald: Yesterday the Commodores went to the ball park in automobile?. Some class, eh? All the others have been satisfied to r i d e In the hotel omnibus, but Reed rias sidetracked the time honored (wo hoss fhay for the more modern trolley, and the up-to-date motor. But t h e n "pride Soeth before a fall," as the old adage eayeth. The b u n c h came h a u g h t i l y in automobiles and lost a double header, perhaps the joy riding was too rich \r the blood of the athlete*. What Did Daggag Dot Quincy Herald: Duggan apparently Alts in any town. In t h » - three games fee made four singles and a home run ·at of ten times up. Biltz. another ·leading son of swat, made only two hits in th« entire series. Welday ma-de ·four out of eleven attempts and Ziggy 'Ccherer made but one out of seven trials. All four are hatting .300 or bet- .ter up to July 1, and while Duggan and Welday kept u p w h i l e sojourning bere, Biltz and Scherer slumped. MAJOR LEAGt'E RESULTS. Amerlran. St. Lout?-Philadelphia gnm° postpnn^rl ccount of r a i n Chicago. 3-10-1; Nw York. 2~=-2. EfttterieH -Scott. Clcotte. F a h f r and ^ray^;^; Pieh, "arhop and N u n a m a ' K t r - Sp^ond pame: pw York 2-6-1; Chl'-apo. 1-7-0 Battrles- O]P and Sweeney: F*nz. r i r - o t t e and Frha.i: Washington, 3-7-2; Detroit, r^fi-8 fS !n- g. called to allow DPtvr.it f o catoh aln). B a t t e r l e F -- B n p h l l T i e . Engh- and \Vil- ams nnd H e n r y ; Cova!epki*, Dauss and :anage. Boston. 4-7-1; Cleveland, ft-7-1 Batteries-- iard and Carrigan; Grepg, Collamore anfl arlsch. Federal. St. Louie. 2-5-1; Chicago. 0-4-1. Batteries-- rown and C h a p m a n ; Hen^ri: and Wilson. Hanapolie. 5-7^4; Kansas r i t y . 3-1O-3. Bat- rles--Moseiey and R a r l f l e n ; Cullop. Adams tid Easterly Buffalo, 7-1010: Baltimore. O-4-0. Batteries Moore and Blair; Conley, Htiehep and Jat". sch nnd Boucher. Second game: Buffalo. .-1: Baltimore, 0-3-0 Battpr!»s-- Anderson and Laviene; Younp and J a c k l i t ? f h . Brooklyn. 4-6-0; Pittsburgh. 2-lft-l. Batteries--Seaton and Land; Knetser and Berr;'. National. St Louis. 5-10-1: Boston. 3-5-3 Batteries --Sallee and Snyder; Hess and Gowfiy. Chicago. 5-11-3; *New Tork. 4-6-1. Batteries --Smith' and Bresnahn and Hargrove; Tesreau rid McLean. Pittsburgh, 4-7-0:' Brooklyn, S-10-4. Batteries--Cooper and Gibson; Reulbarh, Allen Cincinnati! '6-12-2: Philadelphia. 4-5-2. Batteries--Douglass. Schneider and E r w l n ; Rixey. Oeschger and Klllifer. PURTELL WORKS TRICK ON COLLINS Probably the most mortified person after the Tigers' series at Philadelphia was Eddie Collins who had the hidden ball trick played on h!m to catch him off second with one out and a run needed to win in the latter part of the final game. Billy Purtell was the man who pulled the a t u n t and Harry Davis was the coacher on third who overlook-ed Billy's trick, Collins had walked and stolen when Baker filed to Veach. Veach returned the hall to Purtell at third. Billy hid it u n t i l the proper tifhe had come when he threw to Kavanaugh ' London, July 16.--There was a great n f l u x of sportsmen from France a.nd other European c o u n t r i e s today to at- end the t w e n t y round f i g h t between 'Gunboat" Smith, the h e a v y w e i g h t , and Seorges Carpentier. the European leavywelght c h a m p i o n , down for deist on t o n i g h t in the area at Olyrapia. Among 1 those who a r r i v e d were many imericans. M a n y who came today and ·vho f a i l e d to book their s e a t s in ad- r n n c e were disappointed. Even the 'oorest seats, f a r f r o m t h w r i n g s i d e vere q u o t e d f r o m $15 to $20, w h i l e hose In the v i c i n i t y of the ropes were ot o b t a i n a b l e at a n y price. MUCH INTEREST. The f i g h t has created more i n t e r e s t h a n a n y p u g i l i s t i c e n c o u n t e r since hat b e t w e e n Peter Jack?on and Frank P. Slavln, about a q u a r t e r of a cen- u r y ago, a l t h o u g h no wo r lei's cham- o n ? h i p is at stake, CARPENTIER FAVORITE. C a r p e n t i e r today was s t i l l a f a v o r i t e the b e t t i n g . S m i t h ' s b a r k e r s were e a d y t o accept even money, b u t t h r r e n c h m a n ' s followers seemed w i l l i n g i place t h e i r money at any odds. It ·as d i f f i c u l t t o estimate t h e a m o u n t ·agered on t h e event, as nn c e n t r a l iace f o r m a k i n g bets e x i s t s i n Lono n . b u t i t w a s k n o w n t h a t p r a c t i c a l l y i-ery one in the leading: r l u h s and hot e l s h a d some m o n e y a t M n K e . The promoters of t h i s contest app a r e n t l y w i l l m a k e a c o n s i d e r a b l e p r o f i t a n d w i l l m a k e u p t h e i r d e f i c i e n c y on t h e recent f i g h t Cor the l i g h t w e i g h t rha.mpionship of the w o r l d between F r e d d i e Welsh and Willie Rttchte. ROY MOORlflN EIGHTH PLACE And Cadvrallader Sixth nt the Sprinrz- fteld Shoot. Decatur shooters did not f ^ r e very well in the second day shoot of the Illinois Gun Club at S p r i n g f i e l d Wednesday. In the first event of l O 1 irds. Roy Moore of D e c a t u r r a n k e d e i g h t h among the amateurs, b r e a k i n g 133 out of 150 birds, and Cadivallader was t i e d for sixth among the twelve professionals with 125 out of 150. In the second event of f i f t y t a r g e t s , . Moore w a s a b o u t t w e n t y - f i r s t w i t h f o r t y - f o u r b i r d s a n d C a d w a l l a d e r r a n k ed n i n t h among- the professionals. CROTHERS WI.N'S, Dr E. L. Crothers. of Bloomington, won the f i r s t e v e n t of the day, 150 targets. I n w h i c h s n o n t o r ? h a v i n g a n a v e r a g e of 86 or b e t t e r were h a n d i capped f r o m 16 to 23 y a r d s . T h i s contest was so s t i f f t h a t the "wolves" refused to enter, and a n u m b e r of the good m a r k s m e n on t h e g r o u n d s failed to pay t h e i r e n t r y fee, as they could not see an o p p o r t u n i t y of getting t h e i r m o n e y back. Ragle and R o b i n s o n tied for second in t h i s e v e n t , w i t h 135 and three places went to M u l l e k w i t h 137. - C r o t h e r e and Rollins both of Bloomi n g t o n , t i e d f o r f i r s t honors i n t h e a f - ternoon contest, the L. C. P m K h c h a m - pionship, BO targets, u s e of b o t h bar- Its Speed, Power, Economy, Ease Operation anc Durability make the At its price it u the world's greatest automobile value. A fully equipped, roomy 5-pas- fenger f a m i l y automobile. The car that rOU should own. Dawson Au tomobile Co USED CARS AT A BARGAIN ONE 1914 Runabout--demonstrator--as good as new; used thirty days. --ALSO-One Flanders Touring Car. One Overland Touring Car. All cars in good running condition. Come and see J. G. Starr Son Lincoln Square, Decatur, 111. DEFECTS CLE! The Wabash defeated the Wabash Clerks 13-9 in a slugging bee Wednesday afternoon. Up to the last half, the C l e r k s -svere held to two runs. In the f i f t h , they ran in seven markers. Dooley showed up well at t h e stick, making two three-baggers. The score: I n n i n g s -W a b a s h s 4 4 2 *--13 Wabash Clerks 0 0 1 1 7-- 0 STANDING. W. R a i l r o a d e r s 9 D e c a t u r B r i d g e Co. r. s Vahash : o f f l n Co Deader I i i P l l e r s W a b a s h Clerks . . 6 . . 5 . .5 . .5 . . 3 . . 1 . . 0 Pet. 1.000 .667 .025 . .625 .556 .350 .125 .000 TODAY'S GAME. Wabash vs. I. T. S. Meets John Simpson of Galesburg for Cup. MANY FROM DECATUR Guests at Tournament-Ends Tonight. The golf championship of central Illinois will probably be decided at Champaign this a f t e r n o o n . Howard Walton of Champaign win compste w i t h John Simpson of Gaiesburg-, the present holder of the cup. Walton is favored to w i n . - Simpson yesterday defeated R a m e y . of C h a m p a i g n , 1 up, and Walton downed Ja.rl of Galesburg', up and 2 to go. The f i n a l match today will be a close one. as both. men have been showing a strong game. LOCAX, GOLFERS Local players were not so fortunate In golf. Halnes defeated Beebe of Quincy yesterday, 7 up and 6 to go, in tile eemi-finals for the Unco Doon cup. Dlxon of Springfield defeated Ewine of Decatur, 1 up, in the Na Muckle Doon race. Chase. Bloomlngton, defeated Grady, Decatur, 3 up, In the N'il Desperandum. Johns, Decatur, defeated Bills, Champaign, 1 up. Decatur was e l i m i n a t e d from the championship f l i g h t in the preliminary round. ATTENDANCE GOOD. The attendance at the tournament was exceedingly good, numbers of out of town guests being present. Among these were Mrs, Simpson, Mrs. Boydson of Galesburg; Mrs. H. H a i n e s , Dec a t u r : Mrs. Trego, Hoopeston; Mrs. Welty, Misa Elliott, Bloomington: Mrs. Forman and Mrs. Dwight Funk. Bloomington. Mrs. Charles G. Powers and Mrs. C. A. Ewlng of Decatur wero guests at the W. B. McKinley residence. Some of those who w i l l attend f r o m D e c a t u r today w i l l be Mrs. W. J. Grady, Mrs. H. Spencer. Miss Marguerte Blackstonc, the Misses Emma and J u n e Giving Miss .leannptte Rortgers and Miss A d e l e Blackstone. A - b i g dancp will be given at the club t h i s THE "FIT-WELL" BARGAINS $4 and $S Men's Pants For 500 pairs of guaranteed "Fit-Well" pants for men and young men, made in latest peg, semi-peg and peg styles, of fine all-cheviots, worsteds, etc. In blues, grays and various striped effects, pants actually worth $3 and $4 a pair, special Saturday, $1.95. 75c khaki pants, made of best quality genuine army khaki cloth, n sale for Saturday, only. , pair 45c 50c overalls, made quality plain blue denim: wonderful bargains. Saturday, pair of excellent 50c work shirts, made of best quality blue chambray--will not fade easily. A big bargain. each 50c underwear--shirts and drawers, balbriggan and Wilson Bros. Nainsook style, values, on sale here Saturday, garment , Standard 50c 35c Rockford troven work the guaranteed kind, sold for Oc a pair. Saturday, pair socks. always Eg *"* Straw and silk hats--about 50 dozen of each kind, to be closed out Saturday. All the very latest styles in silk and straw; genuine $1 37fi values, choice w I V ijOc union suits--the very light, cool Poros Knit union suits, always sold at 50c the s u i i ; wonderful bargains here Saturday, suit 35c S3.50 low shoes, genuine MYER HO.N'ORBILT SHOES, blacks and tans, button or lace, blucher and English styles. Spe- C QC cial Satprday, pair * ' ·*·** Men's silk ties, In white and fancy effects. Values up to 50c; choice Saturday 4 fin only.each ' *«· The Fit-Well Clothing Co. 445 NOETH WATER ST. DEOATUR, ILL. $1665 We invite comparison with any $2000 car on the market . L Shellabarger Sons FIRE PROOF GARAGE {NEWSPAPER! lEWSPAPE'Rf

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