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Monday Evcniaf April 11, 1910. DJKOATUK R E V I E W Page Fiv*. NEWS OF SPORTS MM CO TD hGltll IH ED Wabaah College Athlete Hit . Hone Run. HAS CRACK CATCHERS Hartley Did Good Work Behind the Bat. OM Mtchtjr home-mn smash by Al (M*rtr, the all-around athlete from WabMh college, cave the Commodores their only score in Sunday'* speedy aesslon irlth Superior. "Oil**" did his beet to win, hut the bases were clean at the time he made his swat and Manager O'Day's tribe won the frolic, a to 1. FAILED TO HIT yearly *00 (an* saw the contest which waa the liveliest exhibition of baseball pulled off on the local diamond thin aeacon. Manager William* picked a go*d combination to face Superior, but the two Wisconsin hurlers did not allow so many hits as did Lacey, and the Commies leit. Lacey pitched the enttr* eonteit for Decatur and did well, but the Eskimos managed to bunch their hits with good effect WELL FIXED. That Bow William* Is well fixed with backstops waa shown by the work of G rover Hartley, the Osgecd (Ind.) lad. Hartley bad been playing first base up until Sunday and It was hi* first chance to shew what he could do with the big mitt. His pegging was perfect and he used good lodgment on all occasions While he made no hits, he drove the ball hard every time up and was robbed of a single In the first round when Pitcher Baertschle ntopped his trrrlfic clout. 8CHIS8EL. ON FIRST. Hartley's place on first base was filled by Schlseel. the Indianapolis catcher. Schlssel held down the job In fine shape and punched out two hits. Be Is ^oo handy with his bat to be kept out of the game and will probably be kept an the first sack (or the present. One outfielder who jumped into the limelight Sunday was Thomas, who also halls from Indiana. Thomas played center and handled everything that came his way In fine shape He also mad* a aloe single la the second Stadt- felt, a youth with not much experience, made two bobble* In right field and ·struck out twice. He wag given his release, after the game. OPENING SCORE. Superior started the scoring In the ·econd inning "Dollle" Cray opened with a alngle to center He stole second and went to third on I/eighty's out. McCullough singled to left, scoring Gray. A neat peg to Glsler by Hartley nipped McCullough on second. TIED IT UP. Glsler tied the (core by his four- sack hit over the left field fence In the fourth inning. Superior pushed over its winning run in the seventh. Bancroft opened by Uolng out one of Lacey's slants for three sack*. ,The ball rolled clear over to the big bull sign before H (topped. Payne came next with a double to center, scoring Bancroft. McGraw, Gray and MeCullough were easy out*. Baertschle started the twirling for Superior and was relieved at the end of the second chapter by Irwln, who finished the game Irwln pitched great ball, having perfect control. The score: DBCATUR-- AB. B. H PO. A. E Cuter. If. 4 0 0 1 0 0 Beck, W 3 0 0 1 1 O Hartl*?. o. 4 0 0 5 4 0 Btcdfelt, r f . 4 0 0 0 0 8 GIsMr. sa, 4 1 1 3 1 1 Thomae, e f . 4 0 1 4 0 0 8c*lBi«l. Ib. 4 0 2 11 0 0 l*n«. 2b. 3 O 0 3 3 0 Lacey. p. 3 0 1 0 3 0 Total CaWwen, 8b. 4 0 .. W I 5 *7 12 3 AB. R H. FO. A. E Payee. ID. .. Modnrar. If. Gray. rf. ... HoOBllmth, et, vSertaeW 'p.'"l Irwta. ». .4 0 1 10 . 4 0 0 5 .4 0 .8 .S 2 2 0 4 1 0 1 0 O 0 0 1 a 1 0 0 0 1 7 1 ..0 0 0 1 0 O . . 2 0 0 1 1 1 Te*»! Scon W humce: XMeetar Superior Hit* by tnut»: Deeetur Sun 2 8 27 10 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 O-l . 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0--2 . 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 00--5 . 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 1--8 Br-w «Mn--Gray, bellhty Tw» ·bam hit*--Ony. Parne. Three ban hit--BencrMt. Home run--CHMer. Double pl«y--I*ni to Bchlssel Sacrifice h«--Be»rt*olil«. Bus* en ball*--Off Lacey. , off Baert- adili, 0: off Irwln. 1. MMKk out--By Laow. t; by Baertsclite, 2, ait*-%ff Beertaehle. 9 la 2 Innlnn. oft Irwln. t In t. Tin* ef tame--I-8*. Umplr*--Jack Herbert AtteaOaes 850. GOSSIP Or Ttpl OAMB. Carter, the outfielder from Lancaster of the Ohio State league, played left tor the Commie* He made a beauty c%teh of McOraw's fly In the ninth inning. He failed to do anything with hit bat, but may show tome hitting ability later. Lacey pitched the entire nine inning* ·tf the Commie* and did well. He fead the be*t of control, not passing or httttnc a single batter, That Man Olsler (pronounced a* It OUe-ler), w*» a star athlete at Wabash ·MM**.' He was a crack basketball forward Att wa* end on the football MM. He eoaked out a home run In the Math Inning of a game against Mbit* Dam* la*t season, with two men o* bates, winning the contwt. O'Day of fupeflpr. hat a WHERE TEAMS PLAY THURSDAY XATIOHAL LEAGUE. New York at Boston Brooklyn at Philadelphia. Chicago at Cincinnati. Pittsburg at Bt Louis. AMERICAlf LEA6CE. Bt Louis *t Chicago. Cleveland at Detroit. Philadelphia at Washington. Boiton at New York. quartet of good pitcher* in Baertaehle, Irwln, Scott and Peterson. O'Day says he's going to win the Minnesota-WU «onsln league pennant this season er know the reason why. Superior leave* today for Hanjiibal (or a short ser|e* with Prout's Cannibals. Billy Lane fielded his position nicely, accepting six chances without error. . o. Saaqar Exhibition Games. At Waterloo, Iowa--Waterloo, 4 Des Molnes, 0 At Milwaukee, WIs .--Milwaukee, 6. Seconds, 0. At Cincinnati--Cincinnati 7, Boston red sox, 2 At Bedford, Ind--Bedford, 23, Odon, 1. At Kewanee, 111--Kewanee, 3, Ottumwa, 2. At Louisville, Ky--St Louis Browns, S. Louisville. 0. At Terre Haute, Ind.--Detroit seconds, 7; Terre Haute, 1 At Evansville, Ind--Buffalo, 9; Evansville, 3 At Sioux City. la--Sioux City, 6, Minneapolis, 4. At Indianapolis--Detroit, 6, Indlanap oils, 6 At St Paul--St Paul, 4; St Louis Cardinals, 0 At New Orleans--New Orleans, 3; Cleveland seconds, 2 (ten Innings) At Streator, 111--Athletics, 8, Mu- tuals. 0 At Memphis, Tenn --Pittsburg, 4; Memphis, 8. At Dayton, O--Dayton, 10, Athletic seconds, 9 At Cambridge City, Ind --Cambridge City. B, Indianapolis Merits. 2 At St Joe, Mo--St. Paul, 4, St. Joe, 4 (eight innings, rain ) At Qulncy, 111--Qulncy, 12, Flint, 0. At Newark. N. J,--New York Qiants, 6; Jersey City, 1 At Owensvllle, Ind.--Owensvllle, 6, Evansville Lockyears, 6. At Columbus, O.--Cubs, 7; Columbus, 2. At Kansas City, Mo.--Sox, I, Kan ·as City, 0. Jacksonville Club Has Formidable List of Recruits For Team. Announcement was made Sunday by Manager Rowland of the Jacksonville club of twenty players whom he has signed for the coming season Many of them have played In the Three-I league and are known to local fans. The list follows HIS ROSTER William Fox, p, Springfield. Walter C Most, p, Chicago. Grover Beadle, p . Pittsfleld H. C Thomas, p , Corrlngftort, Ky. Robert O Hearn, p , Dayton, O. "Wilbur Johnson, p Jowa Edgar Smith, p, Concord William Wright, p, Murrayville i Andy Walsh, c, Chicago Ralph Krettz, c, Portland. Herbert Clark, Ib., Logansport, Ind James Hughes, I b , Decatur. Jack Herbert, 2b , Decatur Dow VanDlne, 3b. Rock Island Hj Jasper, ss, St Louis. Arthur Pagel, SB. Greene, la C Morgan thaler, r f , Dayton, O. Dolly Gray, rf, Raymond. Ill Jess Ruby, cf., Carthage, Ind. Albert Swalm, If., Deleplaln, la, Mark Purtell, ss, Columbus, O. THE BALL New Haven, Conn., A^ril 11.-- Mun Tin Chung of Honolulu Is a promising eandidadte for the Tale freshman baseball team. The Chinese has surprised the coaches with his ability to handle the bat. He ha* no apparanet difficulty in hitting the best pitchers In the squad, and his hits generally are het liners which look like the work of an expert. Daniel H. Chun* I* another athletic candidate at Tale. He 1« one of the be*t coxwalns on the freshmaa crew squad. HI* father, a member ef the Chinese legation at Washington, wa* In the class of 'IS at Tale. "I'VE BUGS RIGHT NOW" Said JfeGtpw Wfcen He Was Asked to SI**. V* MeLe««j. New Tork. April 11.-- 'Tv* g-ot bug* enough already on the team", explained John J. McGraw, manager of the New Tork National league baseball aggregation recently, "without bringing McLean, the catcher recently disciplined by the Cincinnati club, to the metropolis." And everyone present when the manager made the foregoing statement agreed with him. Hie exclamation was caused by the receiving of a telegram from Clarke Griffith manager of the Cincinnati team. offer- Ins to trade McLean for Murray, NEW DUET LEAH PLATO Central Dlinois Teams May Organise. BLUES FROM DECATUR Young's Nine Will Probably Enter. Plans are under way In Illiopolls for the organisation of a new trolley league to b« composed of six towns in central Illinois. A Smith of Itllopolls is promoting the new organisation and he proposes to Include Decatur, Springfield, Illiopolls, Virden, Montlceljo and Champaign in the circuit. BLUES CONSIDERED Decatur'* team will probably be Bill Young's Decatur Blues. Manager Young said Monday that if the league was organised his team would be a member He thinks that the new circuit can be made a go. At any rate the fastest amateur teams in this part of the state will be Included, and the class of ball put up should be worth seeing. GOOD TEAMS. Champaign has a fast team known as the Indians. Montlcello has a crack nine and Illiopolls also has a good team Springfield will be represented by the O'Connell and Kunz aggregation and possibly by one or two more teams Vlrden also has a fast Independent; nine. MEETING SOON A meeting for the organization of the new league will probably be soon called by Smith of Illlopolla A trolley league of central Illinois teams was in existence three or four years ago, but it proved more or less of a failure. TEAMS COMPACT The teams in the new circuit will play Saturday and Sunday games and the league will be similar In make-up to that Existing In Chicago. The six towns proposed for membership are not far apart and the various managers think the organization will be a paying proposition. Beke ftlgN With Dab*. Dubuque, Ind., Aprlf 11 --Pitcher Zeke Ferries of South Bend, for six years a pitcher In the Central league, will this aeaeon twirl for Dubuque In the Three-I league It was reported that he had signed up with Davenport STARS MAY BE Tinker and Hof man Used the Umpire Roughly at Columbus. Columbus, OMo, April 11 --Unless a movement started by friends of Umpire Watkins, who wag handled roughly in Sunday's game between the Cubs and Columbus, is headed off, Shortstop Tinker and Outfielder Hof man will be put under arrest and kept out of the opening game of the National league season at Cincinnati Thursday. It was announced last night that in the future It will be Impossible for the Chicago Cubs to schedule an exhibition game in Columbus. ALL TEAMslaAVE THEIRMANAGERS Jackson, Mich, April 11.--"Bo" Slear, the former Forf Wayne outfielder, who ha* signed td manage the Jackson club In the Southern SRehlgan league, states that all of the eight clubs in the league now have managers tlgned and that the outlook for the season is excellent. The manager* (elected are a* follow*: Slear, Jackson; Smith, Saglnaw. Mor- riseey, Lansing; Vnndertrrift, Adrian; Nugent, Bay City; Earle, Battle' Creek; Herr, Flint; Wagner, Kalamazoo, and Smith, Saglnaw, Sullvtn, April 11.--The Sullivan high school baseball team won over the Lovlngten township high sehool team Saturday afternoon at Lovlngton, by''a score of 4 to 7 The boys returned home Saturday evening in the best of spirits. The lineup was as follows for Sullivan: Catcher, Murphy; pitcher, C. Flreld; 1st bate, Mac Booie; Jnd base, chance Poland; Jrd bate, Haro}d Pogue; t. t,, Leslie Klbb*; r. fielder, Kile Klbbe; c. fielder and pitcher. Homer Gaddis; 1. fielder; Omer Gaddls. .Lovington lineup. Catcher, Wacaser: pitcher, Bailey; 1st base, Stanley; 2nd base, 3n-.lth; 3rd hase, Prtehard; t. *., Fetter; r. fielder, Neff; e. fielder, Boots; J. fielder, Hess- TOMMY mm TITLE N. ft, April IL--Temmy Borna won fropa Bill Lug, the) heavyweight ehfwplvn of Australia. IB the twentieth round, of their fight for the Australia* title her* today. LELIVELT WILL STAY WITH TIGERS PITCHER BILL LELIVELT. Along with the announcement that First Baseman Pete Lister has been turned loose by the Detroit Americans, comes word that Bill Lclivelt, the ex- Commodore, is allowing great form and will probably be one of the Tiger pitching mainetajs this season Bill dislikes the northern clime but'he is certain to stick with Jennings' tribe unless his ankle goes back on him Lellvelt was secured by the Tigers from George Reed's Mobile team 'Bitfkvrrli to Get the Axe St Louis hag decided-to drop Third Baseman Barkwell, last year with Decatur, Second Baseman Bell, last year with Springtieid, and Loudermilk. purchased from Decatur. Pitcher Hlggins, ecured from Bloomlngton, and Hanson of Dubuque will be retained Just where the men set back will go is not ret announced von IN mm Springfield, April !·--It took: twelve ,long innings to decide, the Vattle be* tween the Senators%nd_ Pop- Anson's Chicago West End team Sunday afternoon "Hickory" Johnson i *on out by a timely poke-In-the -twelfth, making the score » to B. The score by inning* follows: ' B. H. E. Springfield 1 2 0 0 0 0 ! fl, 0--6 14 4 West- Ends. 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0--5 7 4 Batteries--Hart, Hlxon and Johnson; Gallagher and Wallace. COLOREDljOLDIER / WAS POOR SHOT And Gave L'nlgne Excuae When HI* ! Captain Called-Him. ' Chicago, April 11--Captain C. E Black of the First Regiment tells story on the marksmanship of some of the colored members of the Eighth Reg- I Iment It was at Camp Logan last sum- j mer when the Eighth Was working on i the range and Captain Black overheard a conversation between a captain and one of the privates who were shooting at targets. MISSED 'EM ALL. The .private had not made a hit UP to the time of the argument and he waa "called" by his superior for his poor exhibition "What's the mattah with yo', anyway," said the captain "Can't yo' make yo' bullets hit anything'" ' "I'm sure I don't know, cap.'n" came the rejoinder. "They're ieavln' heab all right" Skipper Keeaan Report*. i Manager Joe Keenan of the Bloom| ington club has reported and will get | his team together at once Keenan thinks he will have the strongest team In the history of Bloomlngton. Good Hark In Pol*. Vanlf. Springfield high school defeated the Vlrden high school in a track meet at Vliden, Saturday, 84 to 59. Armbruster cleared the bar at 10 feet, i inches In the pole vault Good Me» for MiucatlM. Manager Walters of Muscatlne IB signing up some good men His latest acquisitions are W G Boyd, an outfielder, from Kansas City, who played with Johnny Kllng s semi-pro team last season, 'Red Bohanan, last year with Memphis In the Southern league, and Black, who pitched for St. Joe in the Western league last season "Hanky" Now OB the Job. "Hunky" Hines has pushed Con Strouthers out of the managership at .Toilet and the new league looks like a go Hmes reports at Joliet today. Plant Bny« Outfielder. Manager Flass of Freeport has purchased Outfielder E. J. McDonnell from Rock Island O'Donnell hails from Lansing in the Southern Michigan league, but failed to make good with Tlghe'a crowd »(100 for Callahan--Wheel Manager Kittridge of Elgin is In Indianapolis looking for some players It is probable that he won't get* anjf from Carr as that InaivlduaJ wahtett Dal Williams to buy OuTtiefder Callahan, last year with SprlngficM, from him for $600. Needless to say Williams didn't bite. Cub* Play at Danville. Jack McCarthy's DanvIUe team plays the Chicago Cubs at Danville this afternoon. Peoria was beaten by thej Cubs, Sunday afternoon, 9 to 6 Ed Clark of twenty-six Inning fame pitch ed for the Distiller*. Fred Moor* played second and (ailed to hit. G**flbr» MnCutwifght. Decatur will not get outfielder Cartwright from Indianapolia after all. He has just been sold by Manager Carr to Madison of the W. I. league. Leo LecMm fettll Opt. Lee Lemon's sprained ankle fs still keeping him out of the game with Indianapolis. He ft slated for .one of the infield positions. TAYIORVIUE IB Taylorvllle, April 11--The Taylor- vllle team of the Illinois-Missouri Trolley league defeated the Stonlngton team at league park here Sunday afternoon by a score of to J. The game was a benefit for Mrs William Cbwell, widow of a former member of both the teams She will receive about »40 from the game. ' · Grotts, the Raymond boy, was on the slab for Taylorvllle the first four innings and pttcjied great ball, striking out eight of the visitors and letting them down with two hits Vaught succeeded him and in the next five innings held Btonington to three addl- tlcral hits. Tb« box seen TATIXWVI1.IJB-- AB. R B- PO J. Jon** If. Sw»tlclt, 3b. . A. Morgan* o. J. Davit, Ib. . Cy Jones, u. . 4 Morgan, 3b. Orr, of. . Vaught. rf.-p 3 Orott», p -rf 4 A. B 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 Totftl* S* 6 T ST 10 1 STONGINGTON-- AB B H PO. A. V«T*1I, E.. If 4 Shield*, tt. Uindon c ·Whltotell, tn. .. HUe. Ib-p. . . . Vanml. Sb Otpiesby, Ib-p .. Vandeveer, Zb. .. Hicks, rf 4 I S O 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 1 o l 0 o o i o o 0 0 8 0 O 0 4 » s 0 3 4 B 8 8 0 Totals ............... 84 3 6 24 17 T The score by Innings T»ylorvllle ............ 0 O 0 I 0 1 3 1 ·-- 6 O 0 O 1 2 0 0 0 0-- 3 Player Hit 0*1 »«·«. Bedford, Ind., April 11 --In. a game which Bedford won from Odon, 23 to 1, Helms, shortstop for Odon, was hurt badly by being hit on the head. His condition is regarded serious. Mar Keep Pete Lister. Detroit, Mich., April 11 --Manager Jennings has changed his mind about Lister and thinks he will keep him and let Drake go. Speedy Mare May Return to the Turf Again This Season. Charley Dean, the Palatine (111.) trainer, will try to get The Broncho, p , 2.00%, to the races again this season. Charley will also race the pacers Tony Swift, 2:05%; Tatters, 2 0«%; Rollins, 2:08, and Buddy-Me-Pal, 2-09%. The Broncho once held the pacing record of the Decatur tracks. mm CITY WINS ; TRACK MEET Exiting Contest Is Brought to Close by the Belay Race. Farmer City, April 11.--Farmer City high school defeated the Clinton hlg* in a track meat held her* Saturday, St to 58. Farmer City captured the meet by taking first place in the relay race* The tast Farmer City runner dashed: Into the tape about a foot ahead at the Clinton man, winning the race. MEET 4DECATUR. Both Farmer City and Clinton expect to meet the Decatur high goon in dual meets and at the Corn Belt. Following are the event* and winner* in Saturday's meet: SUMMARY. Fifty-yard dash--Ellis, Clinton, first; McKay, Farmer City, second; Dleker- son, Clinton, third. Time 5 and 4-5 seconds. Eight hundred and eight yard dash --Clarno, Farmer City, first; Kern, Clinton, second, Young, Farmer City, third Time, 2-20 Running high jump--Allen, Clinton, first, Collier, Farmer City, leoond; Large, Clinton, third. Height, 6 feet 2 Inches. Shot put--Morin, Clinton, first; Kern, Clinton, second; Young, Farmer Cltjr, third Distance, 35 feet 9 Inchea. One hundred yard dash--Ellis, Clla ton, first; McKay, Farmer City, second; Dtckerson, Clinton, third. Time, 10 J-8 second*. Mile run--Huddleston, Farmer City, first; 'Clarno, Farmer City, second] Morris, Clinton, third. Time, 5:40. Discus throw--Kent, Clinton, tint] Mader, Farmer City, second; Large, Clinton, third. Distance 93 feet IV Inches. Pole vault--Cox, Farmer City, flrstj Kent, Clinton, second. Leasure, Clinton, third. Height, 9 feet 4 inches. Two hundred and twenty yard-daeV-t McKay. Farmer City, first; Ellis, CHn- ton, second, Dlckerson, Clinton, third. Time 24:1-5. Running broad Jump--McKay,« Farmer City, first: Kent, Clinton, eecondl Brehn, Farmer City, third. Distance, 19 feet 11 Inches. Four hundred and forty yard-daah--i Clarno, Farmer City, first: Spalnhour, Clinton, second. Mason, Clinton, third* Time 58 4-5 seconds Hop, step and jump--McKay, Farmer City, first; Cummings, Clinton, B*C« and; Brehn, Farmer City, third Dl*« tance, 40 feet 8 Inches Standing ibroad Jump--Allen, Clinton, first; McKay, Farmer City, second; Brehn, Farmer City, third. Distance, « feet 9 inchest Clinton relay team--Dlckerson. Kern, Cummings and Spalnhour Farmed City relar teem--Clarno, Swtgart, Collier and McKay. FAST TEAM FOR ST. VIATEUR'S Horiell, Slgaed by Dceatnv, Will Wot Play Third. Kankekee, 111, April 11--The St. Vlateur's college team is fast rounding Into shape and will be In creat form when it opens the season against St. Ignatius The following lineup ehows the team to be mostly veteran*. Nourle, catcher, Coss, Warner and O'ConrealU pitchers; O'Connell. first base: Capta-tn Berry, second base, Colbert, shortstop. Third base is left open, as Morten ha* been signed by Decatur, but the cornet will be taken care of by Schiel Th* outfield will be composed of Conway, Morse. Scanlon and Lynch. Other Sport* ·· Page Nine.) 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