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Holds Tigers z9 JONES ONLY BENGAL 1 TO SOLVE VETERAN .Eighteen Years Ago To Day Washington Ace Failed ; To Win His Major League Debut Against Tigers rV- Celebrates Anniversary by Remarkable Exhibition of Pitching Dauss Also Hurls Good Ball. ' BY HARRY BULLION. " Washington, D. C, Aug. 2. Eighteen years ago to the day. Walter Johnson, a stripling of 20, from Weiser, Idaho sandlots, made bis iliajor league debut with the Nationals. His first assienment was against the Tigers, who beat him, 3 to 2. .This afternoon the same fellow, now f that long and honorable career and he won, a to 1. ' .1 Two hits the Tigers took from his delivery, the pair by Bobby Jones in the fifth and seventh innings, and the single counter that -rownea trie enoris oi me nengais In the seasons that have passedr over the head of the famous pitcher ;(nuch was accomplished by him to create baseball records. His achievements list, among other things, a " no-hit victory. Still, in the period , f his greatest triumphs, it is doubt-ful whether be, ever toiled with more purpose than that which marked his performance today. Jofcasoa Rninlm Date. With a laugh as ho stalked out -to the rubber, to celebrate this, his anniversary, he remarked: "It 1 'jt years ago today that I pitched 3y first major league irame, and It was against this club- Maybe you ',wouId like to know It" Nearly a score of years ago the JTlgers, then tn the first throes of their pennant-winning erase, were formally Introduced to him, and they . ,won. Eddie Btevers, now dead, op-posed Johnson that afternoon. None of the men on the Hengal roster that day and none that was aligned , iwlth the present world's champions; .save Tyrua Raymond Cobb and Walter Johnson, respectively, survive In gthe major leagues. " Oae Vetera Bows. i- To 'win Ihla afternoon, one veteran moundaman waa compelled to Vault to triumph over the pros-,'trate form of another. It waa the ...unfortunate fate of Oeorge Dauss be the selected victim of the -rear-old roarveL But had It not been 'The dean of the Bengal' pitching taff It would, perforce, have had to be some other. Nobody could have beaten Johnson this afternoon unleaa he ahnt rut the Nationals and they had, aa was the rase tn the seventh, by loose Way. provided the determining run. , Johnson seemed to treat the thrusts ,jt tne xengais witn tne coldest dls-sin. fit left hand hitters were In the line-up opposed to him. Only -Higney, Hnllmann and Pauaadld not ' hit from the aide ot the disc neareat first base. Jeatw Gets Both Ulta, " Jones, of all the Bengals, waa the vnly one who solved the veteran for tilowa to untenanted sectors. The .first one. In the fifth rhning, hit sec ond base and caromed to the out' Seld. Two Innlnga later, Hobby icomhert another safety. It followed a wild throw by Harris when he -wn presented with a chance for a ' double play and a heave hy Me-S'eely aupported It for, the only run ..that enowea tor tne enoris oi an afternoon. Johnson's arm la not so supple aa once tt waa. Now more than 18 years have exacted their toll. Human endurance couldn't atand much more than that. Hut while time haa to Hume extent, withered the arm that waa in superbly atrong when . the star came out of the urett ta lace the Tigers In hla major league . debet the oraln of him 'hat func- tlons freely serves Its purpose well. Change at Par Factor. No longer doea Johnson poaaesa Aha blinding speed that propeiia th leather oust the clubbcra before they can get their beta pilsed for the ' aault. Today he mixed his attack fry turning up a faat Pall, change of pace or a hook mat went twisting " renllaoed I'age T hi r teem. J-OII-N-S-O-N iBTworr. AH K A 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 Hurker lb . Rlaney, ra wlnno. It , M'ohb, cf ... aiailniaiin, y Blue, lb ... -(llDO, 8b .. HHwler, c ItlUH, p . W.'li. p . rjkUuiuah .. ,, Tout la ... rf ""!'." 4 ,. JO 1 14 11 WA81I1NOTON. All K H r McNerly. rf llama, fii . Kli. rf "ilualtn. If ... iu.iv-e. Ib .. HitM-KV. lb . w Prt-kiniwiuilli. -Jul. c ft 4 S 7 0 0 3 1 27 1 "Jobnaon, p .... "Totala , -Batted for Pau r-ptrutt in flghth Inninic. ..0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-1 ,.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 -4 Washington ... Thrt'tULa htta Marria, Jurttca. H(o4m fUca. Itntitriv iilnys 1 un lo Ulna; Jonm -lo lKiUn to Rlrncy. lft on hoa--le tmit WHahtnirUtn i. lwisi tin Ivilla -4fT 1 u. ft, W1U 1, Juhnaoti 2 hirurk out -Hv Wil 1. Johnmsn 2. Httaoff I 'hum tn T vinnliin. Wwll 1 In 1. Limine tHtrhT iium. t'mpttra- Mortartjr, UUd brand auf 7 Well Filled Races AT KEKILWORTH JOCKEY CLUB TRACK Admission $2 incluu'utax Trains Uave M. C. Station at 1:15 and 1:33. Excellent Ferry and Trolley Service. First Race ot 2:30. Racing Rain or Shine. TODAY! 38, pitched one of the best games! was a gm. INDIANS HALT YANKEES' PACE Bunched Hits in Eighth Inning Give Cleveland Margin, 3 to 2. Myatt's Hitting Help to End Winning Streak That Reached Pour Gaines. New York, Aug. 8. (By the 'As sociated I'reas.) Cleveland broke New York a winning atreak of four games by defeating the Yankees to day, 8 to 2, Jamieson's double, Mo- Nuity a inneid hit and Kpeakars sacrifice fry giving the Indians the win ning run In the eighth. Myatt nit nia tentn noma run oi the season In the third Inning, tying the score, and In the fifth hla double started a batting rally which netted tho viaitora anotner tally. CUCVEI.ANI1. NKW YORK. Ail It O A AH H O A Jaroleeon. I ISO Combe, la.. .4 4 0 MtiNulty, rt. 3 I Q ward, Zb....l 0 epeaxr, m-.a v z v num, n i l u--n a a i i u-.i tt A. I Burn 1D...I4 IS 0 firhrla' lb!Jl I rvwater, o.f 1 u -r'aarmu ...,i m Lutska, lb.. J 1 I Kbanka. lb.. I 1 Mvatt. e 4 111 lieiieo'ch. e.4 3 MUier, p.. ...J I t I Waii'ar. a.) 1 ouawaej, y .4 v Totals... M SI7 1I Totala.v...S0 t 27 t ilatted for Oahrlg hi ninth. Cleveland 0101010- New York 0 1 0001000-t Kuna Jamleann. Myatt t t: Itulh. Oeh- ris . Two-baae hit OehrlR. lnaouab, aiyatl, jamlBMOU- Hcime rtJn Myatt. 8ao-rlA(.-eabrtat Miller, speaker. Double play Fewalr. J. Hawaii and Huma. Lft on baaraN'nw York i, Cleveland 0. Raava on balla oft Ulll.r J. Hhawkey 1. fUru.-.k outlly Millar 4, Snavkey 6. t'mplrea uvana. Htnean and Htm land. Time 1.1. Girl Swimmer Places Fourth In Seine Race Miss Harrison Thrills French by Feat in Marathon Test. rarta, Aug. z. (By tha Associated ress.) L411I an Harrison, the Argen tine girt swimmer, today finished fourth In the marathon sWim of 20 miles from Corbell to Paris on the River Solne. Joseph Ijcdrlant, French sailor, won the race. His time was 12 hours 38 mlnutea. It la estimated that the Jft-vear' old Argentine champion thrilled at least a million Frenchmen from Corbell to Paris "Vive IJlllan!" was the shout sent up at various points aUmg the route, notwithstanding the fart that Ix-drlant and Pollley were leading her. When the swimmers took to the water there waa not only a driving rain but considerable aleet. The temperature of the water dropped to 60 degrees end two black Senegalese contcatanta. accustomed to the warm Congo river In Africa, turned palo and green with the cold and left the conteat. T. W. Burgess, the English veteran, who swam the Kngllsh channel In 1011, waa the next to give in to the cold. Then one by on others dropped out, and when 17 miles had been completed, only five swimmers remained, of the five Miss Harrison was the favorite with the Immense crowds along tba banks. internatToil" league PRUT CAMS. Torontn 1 0 1 0 C t 4 I J aymciw o z u v v f l v j tt I'lioiuaa asS alanlon; Ilaj and NiabarsiUl. 8tXXNU (IAMB. Toronto I 10 00 - 7 1 ojrr. u 0 1 0 0 0 I--1 S iitat.n rnttt Btrlaa; Par and Kopahaw. HnllnK 0 I) 0 0 1 1 0 I 0 iTuvhtenea ...O00OS000 S4 S 0 wan. m and alcOartjr; Saraiur. aL Bruwn nd Linn. F1ISST GAME. Rorhnrtar J 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 UulTalo I0SIS000 I 10 1 Lvou and Iara: Ikwv and MrAvor. lie ho.ti 0 0 0 t 3 0 J t 1 UulTiilo 0 0 0 0 0 0-1 T 0 lowll and Heat!: I'roRItU M&luy. bIki and Iuud. , TIKST OAMK. Jnrmt (tly ..0 0100000 O- 1 S llHltlmoro ...0 S 0 S 3 0 0 S Zrllara. Oiitrall, and Fraltas. -10 10 1 Vlncant. llsdun and (."onn. BKlDND OAMB. (itoraa Innlnsa.) jrm-r ntr 0 o 1 o 0 I a-T o lkutinior. 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 S Kletor and Vincent; Gourtnar and lao- Koa. THHKH BIB I.KARrF. Qiilnnr a Kvnnvtllr 0 Invlll. (, lil,omtniton 1 Trra lluutft 1. I'oorla 1. hpriUKlteid U'lO. Dwatur 1-0. S(IITIIKH AS0'1AT10'. Atlanta I. Naahvtlla 4. iJlllf Ro.-k . MoMte 4. l'haltAtifxf:a 4 4, New Ortfana 1-0. ' atrjnphta -4. lUruiiDKham 1-0. RVE LEADING BATSMEN IN MAJOR LEAGUES AMKRlOAIf. a a R ft prt W 3.1 11 .Ni m fiit 13 .aw 97 77 1M flpl(pr. (:,filand.. I-il'-, Ht. Ixu.,.,. Cubb. Itn?U nn.m'1, lHirolt.. mlvr. Ht. lalUl...., lecailiT yfivr ito tmlny Ruth, SM NATIONAL laKAUl'B. Ilomiihir. 8f. iKmis.. 01 3SJ l-T Mtork, Urvoklyn M S..4 61 H4 Iktttmiiy. t. tula w iX U is: r.unitr. Hraoklya.. W R-'ifi 7 123 Burma. Hoffon ..100 &S7 3 IS) LjcaUor yaur ao tyda liwnby. .ill CARDS TOPPLE GIANTS FROM TOP POSITION Duster Mails Scatters Seven Hits to Defeat McCraVs " Club, 8 to 1. PIRATES BACK ON TOP Profit by Open Date; Hornsby Smashes Out 27th Home' . Run. St. Louis. Aug. J. New Tork was pushed back Into second place this afternoon by losing to the Cardinals while the Pirates had an open date. Walter Malls was In form and scattered the seven hits oft his southpaw shoots. Roger Hornsby smashed his 17th home run of the season, with two on bases, off Iluntxinger, who went to the hill after enUey had been knocked out. NaTW YOttK. All II O A Walk'r, m-r.4 0 0 FYliM-h. aa...4 1 0 S ST. IjrjTTtS. AB H O A Rhln'era, m.ft 110 lioney. an. .4 HornaiiT. 2b. 4 Wlliion, r-ra.4 0 4 0 Meuavl, 11.. .2 0 J e Terry, lb.. ..4 1 II 0 K.lly. 2b. ...4 111 14 111 llowdr. C....3 0 ft 0 lloitorn'y, 1.4 nanty. ir....4 Mtiflller, rf. .4 11 . Zb 4 O Farreil. 0.4 alalia, p 4 Harney, c..l o l v llentley. p. ..1 0 0 0 Humai'r. p. I 0 0 1 Wlnnur. P...Q 0 0 0 Nehf. P..... I 0 0 1 Farrell 0 0 0 0 tYounc 1 0 0 0 TotaU....U t 24 U Total... .. ST 14 17 II HMtiv. for Hiifit1fi(roT In Beve&th. timtd for Wlmir In ifhtb. How Yot ..0 000OOt0l HU Loula I 0 1.0001 Run Hhinneni, Coddat I, Homby 1, Btiitonxtey 1, Muwller ; Twrry L h'rmr-Krls- h, Oowfy MuUr-l. Two-ban hit Hottomlfy. Hniey 2, Mall. Three- brtM hit Xomaby, Terry. Horn run Hornsny. Ikiuble plny0ony to Hornsby to Ho(tnmly ; Keliv to Trry. Be on balla Off Unlla 1. Htrurk out Br Hentlev I, Malla , Huntslnirer 1, Nfhf 1, Hit4lf nntify t in 2 l-i, Munuinacr i m i 3-3, Wtaner 0 in 1. Nhf 1 Id L Lrti on b,e Ht. luli t. New York (. Xxwlnc pttt:hcr ttwueiiwy and inrman. HOMER BEATS CUBS. Chicago, Aug. . (By the Asso ciated ITeaa.) Doc Cox duplicated his performance of yesterday by smashing out a home run, this time with two on base and gave Brook lyn a lead tn the first Inning which Chicago was unable to overcome, the visitors chalking up their sec- -jnu sisaignt xrom tne locals. 4 to 2. Krnle Osborne siitrted on the mound for the vlnltora but was forced to retire In the third because of wild nesn. Itube Khrhardt caine to the rescue and the locals were able to KUl UIIIJ U1 Ull Mill. IV WHS IU flrat victory credited .o Khrhardt since May zs. llllOOKI.YN. A 11 11 O A CHICAGO. AB 11 O A Mllrhell. aa 5 0 t ft AftRma, Zb.Z y 2 Mur'vtlle, 0 t Kr.ltfnu. Sb.4 1 0 CrlaMt.r. K..4 1 I HrotKn, m...3 0 S Ortmth, rf...4 1 0 (iniiim, lb.1 0 13 HHrtnett, C.l 0 ( ItiiMh, p 3 0 0 Wela 1 0 0 tUunule 1 0 0 Htock. 2b . ..4 1 Wheel. If.. 1 I 4 rmirnler. 1.3 0 II Cox. rf 4 J K Brown, ra.4 1 Z. jonnmon. a t v TayUtr. a... ft t I Onbome. p..l 0 0 b:UrbrUt, p.l 0 0 ToUl....tS 27 13 Totals 9 4)7 1. -Ratt1 for Hurtnrtt n ninth. tiiAtied tor liuoa in nintn. llrnoklyn 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 CMcittfO 0 0300000 0-2 Runn Whit. Kntirnlw, Cox, E. T.rown 4; Alam, Ma ran vi lie i. Two-ban hit Whwi, Tsivtor, Sttx-Ji. Tbrw-b hit OrillUh. Home runOoaU Skw rirlrw Ti lor. lksuhle playsjWhsat lo Taylor; lirimm to Mfu-anrlH to lirimm; Muranvill to Adam to Ortmm. l-aft on txuw-- Hr(Kiklyn C'hlcAKo 7. Io on bail- 'ft Bush 4. 0Nrna 4. ftlirhartlt S citrui k wut-Jfy Bunt. 0. Hlt-O:,(phorn 3 in 2 1-3. Khr tinrdt 1 In 6 2-3. lilt ty iitt hr By t m. borne (BrrKihHi, WIM pUrh Htiah, Khrhardt. Winnin nitrh r- rihrharilt. Vm-ptrca K)m and WUwrn. Time 1. tt. SEABREEZE TAKES SPEEDBOAT TEST Yacht Club Craft Win. Feature of Masonic Club Regatta. Babrprsa, owned and piloted by P. K. I'otUT of the Detroit Vacht club, won the apeedboat rat-e, feature of tho reitatta at the Masonic Country clnb. Sunday afternoon. The winner covered the 1J 1-J mllo course- in 1S:I0 to load his rlub mate. W. H. Tittle, In Kalren K. by four seconds. The race aet-tled down to a struKKle between theaa nllota as the other entriea. liih liiiv and C'hrlstcraft, never were able to head off the pace miiLiiri In the club-owned coatboat races . ,ntl.. an,l hnlf course. Mo- Rarhlln annexed time honors by sailing the distance In IS mlnutea. Following are the results of the races, ' njJB-OW.VKD CATS. inrat raoe-Woo hy MrRaclillB: second, Marknam. Tluia, 11 miniuca ?(i-ont rac-- Won by Warren Orr: aeo-onil Tullar. Ttmis 16 mlmitiM eai-on.S. Third ly MMlte; aocund. Blain. Tinia. 17 mlnutea 44 a-.m.i. 1-vurth rare Won tv llerllann: erond. Warren. Tim", U mlnutea W arconda. KIILD ra-ewKn hy Hln: eeoond, Love-la-e Time. 14 flilnutea arcr.nda. Suth raie- Wn by ' I'ollart. "erond, Flckluatftfl. Ttine, H mlnutea 10 aecomla. BPKKH1IOAT8. (a. K i'"lter. 1 T. C , flnrt: Kairen K. iW. H. Tittle), I'. I. C, e-c-onrt; llafcv llor tlian Mnulh. Jr.), Alsrmae, ilunl; chrlat-rntt tOwen Smllh), Altronac, SUrth. Time, IS minaitia In seconds. MUNYTENN1S PLAYERS MEET Ilaltfmorf. Au. 2. (Hy the An-dociattd Press.) Play in tha national public parka tennis tournn-meiit Is st'htviulfd to bPK'in at Clifton l'ark nr tomorrow afternoon, with r'prontnttvcs ot IS pities in tho erist. south, and middle west competing Ciuon rt-prrH'ntod in the tournoy are: Nw ttrU;in, lioston, IMtt!-burh. Jaoksonvllls. Nw I led ford. MaaHsrhcsctts; rhlladtlph.a, mtnKion. lwtrolt. St. lauis, Ohlratvo. Now York, HufTalo, Worcslir, Knoxvill. Tennfs-sp; Fall llWcr, Mnssrhuspttji; th!ter, IVnnxylvanta; Washington. D. and Italttmore. CITY TOlWLD MEET TUESDAY Hoys' and erlrls" fl.lil duy. which was postponed Friday nftrrnoon on account of rain, will bo lield Tues diiv afternoon. thousands of boys and girls from tho city playgrounds will tftke part In the various events which are clicduk-d to smrt at IS. 15 p. in. First To Pass Century Run Mark Hazen Cuyler, Pirate left fielder, who started to play baseball on the sandlots of Flint, is the first player in the major league to score 100 runs this season. "Kiki" passed the century mark in the Pirates-Braves game last week. He came to the majors last year from Nashville of the Southern association and made the grade at .once. f t , . . . u : L v , V. " ' ' - S 4J PRO GRID LOOP DATES NAMED National Football League Forms Schedule; Detroit Opens at Home. Annual Meeting to Be Held Here; Conzelman Hu Local Franchise. ' Chk-airo. Aujr. i. Uy tba Asso ciated I'ress.) The 19S5 playlnK scbedula of Ihe National Football league InrludinsT 11 clubs In as many cities from Providence, R. I to Kansas City, Mo., was completed here today at a meeting, called by J. F. Carr. of Columbus, Ohio, presi dent of tha league. The season will open September ai anu ciosv uccflnocr U. rlvo clubs have been added tn the profeaalonal football circuit this yenr. incy are iTovldenca. k. I.: New Tork; Pottsvlllo, l'a.: Petrolt, and Canton, Ohio. Professional football will make its first appear ance in jncw torn under tne league auspices October 11, at the I'olo (.round In a game between New York and the Krankford club, Philadelphia. The annual meet ins: of the league will take place In Detroit next January. Air. Carr annnunc-Td. Medina IlrlrolL. . Scheduled Karnes for the opening vay ui io je.HKue season loiiow Chlcas-o Hears at Green Hay. Wis. Hammond at Chicago (Cardinals! Akron at Cleveland; Coluuibua at I'oirou; ivansas city at 1'uJuth Providence at Rock laland, 111. Kocheater, N. T, at Canton, Ohio Uuffalo. N. Y.. at Potlaville. Pa. Mr. Carr also announced that the league committee tiud decided thm lt oriclals in charge of leaarue guinea are io oe appointed by the yiroiuniu oi ine league. Kootball fans have been wnnH,r Ing for rome time concerning the Identity of tho man back of tho pro. posed professional team for letrolt this fall, and the newa of .Sunday which proclaimed the elty'a being given a franchise in the national profeaalonal circuit only heightened their curiosity. Jimmy Conselman, of Rt. Ixinls, one-time quarterback for Washing ton university and In that position tne nign-ranking player of tho Missouri valley, la the prime mover. Others are associated with him but remain unknown. Represented Detroit. it wu Consalman who renre sented Detroit at the recent league meeting in Chicago. Silica leaving collegiate football. Conselmun played In St. 1-onn and later with the Milwaukee Badgers. He was malinger, captain and general mogul of the Milwaukee club for t he last two seasons. Cnnaelmaii has approached several former I'nlversity of Detroit players, among others, with regard to contracts. Harold Lauer. Tom Mc Samara, John Harrett, Tom Maher tins Soiinenberg. Arthur McKenna. hd Degree, new u. of 1). line conch formerly of Notre lame. and Tom Thornton, have been Interviewed, but made no decision. Seeking Stars. Ponnenoerg and McNamara played witn I'ottsviiie. ra., in tha coal re- krinns league last aerson and may return to that city again aa th'y did very well there, both artistically and financially. This season, Potts-vllte will have a franchise in the National Professional c'retilt and both Sonnenberg and McNamura may cast their tot with the Miners airaln. tVnirlman ts after Notre Dame Pnlverslty of Detroit, southern and eastern players. Conxdman, a trav elling sulcaman these daya. told sev erul Detroit men that he would be here lnte In August t complete organisation plana and mako preliminary arrangements I Jr tbe opening ot the seaaou. Time Takes Little Toll From Barney Eighteen Years of Labor on Mound and Still One of the Game's Best. ' Johnson Made Debut Against Tigers in 1907, But Failed to Win Game X 1 T ASHINGTON. Aug. 2. It Wmnst have accorded Walter Johnson much satisfaction In turning back the club that he failed to defeat IS years ago when, as a raw recruit from the west, he mad his major league debut against the Tigers and pitched for six Innings. Washington lost that game back on August 2, 1907. bat Barney was not charged with the defeat. To da that same arm, not as supple or able to hurl the bail with the same speed that marked his delivery then, held the bengals to two hits and one! run, the marker scored on an error by McNeely. George Dauss, voteran Tiger rlght-bander, pitched good enough ball to win most games, but lie ran Into a tough spot with the btg blond Swede turning: In on of his bent performances of a long and brilliant career. lauss waa taken for but six hits In seven frames. but was forced to bow to the su perinr mound work of the Washing con nuriing ace. The two singles taken from John aon'a delivery came off the bft Hobby Joni'i. the woakest hitter Hironr thH Tnrer regulars. The b thre Heilmann, Cobb and Win go, irot nothing that res moled a safe. and the remainder of the cant were turned back with equal regularity, To make his performance, for the afternfMin a real success, Johnson belned himself to a nair of blngle fis many as he allowed the entire Petrolt club during the afternoon. and his two hitn came in as man oiliclal trips to the plate. Although charged with two mis nlavs, the Hernials uiayed snarklln ball in spots, two double killings nipping threatened Washington ral 1is. Pauss started the first on that was completed by Blue, whil Jones, Dauss and Hlgney Ugured In the second one. The Senators made very good u of the seven hits combed from ttv deliveries of iaass and Wells. I addition to the seven that got on via the orthodox method of h ttin safely, jOauss and Wells each pass ed a man and Burke contributed an error that rut another on, yet th Senators had but one man lert the sacks. Today's frnt was the second two hit game that Johnson has pttcrie tnis season, ine Ainieuea navin be.n dpfe-itd in the other on that club s last visit here. The victory moved the Senators to- within one game of the league leading Athletics, who were Idle to day, while the Tigers dropped flUli place. HOME RUN LEADERS. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Hnmfby. Ht. Iula Ilnrm ll..ll.IHlCV. St. IlUl. Mni!.'l. New Tor Koijrnir. l!rt'KlYTi Ktlloy, Xpw V rk AMKKIt'AN I.BAOVB. Wllllnm. St. I-oule ltvhrt Mtfunel. Nw York Simmon", Philadelphia ........ litilh. New York CVlib. betrolt TILDEN FOUND GUILTY BUT RETAINS STATUS National Net Champion Violated Player-Writer Rule In Giving Exclusive Pres. Interview Committee Decides Against Suspension After Getting Promise From Star to Abide by Rule in Future. ' New York Auir. 2. (By the Associated Press.1 The executive committee of the United States Lawn Tennis association tod!y adjudged William T. Tilden II, national singles champion, guilty of violating the player-writer rule in giving exclusive interviews to a press syndicate, but allowed bim to retain his amateur status upon his agreement to comply in the f uttwe with the requirements of the committee. The committee made public its findings today after a four -hour closed meeting last night in the Hotel Vaudcrbilt at which Tilden was beard. The officials ruled that'there writing a current article on a tournament in which he was participating .t : i man in giving an interview ior syndication. i Un the basis of this decision.y they found Tilden subject to sus pension and disqualification, but withheld punitive measures on Til- en s promise to strictly observe the,,rule. EllctbU For Davis Cmp, Tha champion Informed the com mittee that ha had not intention ally violated the rule as construed at hut night's meeting, and assured the officials that In the future he would not be guilty of a similar offense. . This removed all question of the champion' eligibility to participate in the Davis Cup tryouts and In the East-West matches nest week. The committee adovted a resolu tion making It unnecessary to call Its members together upon recurrences of similar situations. The Dresidesit and chairman of the com mittee were unanimously empow- to suspend any player, tne ao- tton to be final unless revoked by the committee. latter. lew Baaaed. Tha committee set forth its find ings on the subject of interviews or synaicauon in ine iouowing ueclnct conclusions: l The giving oi a aauy inter view bv a player, commenting upon an event In which he was compet ing, was in no way ainrarant irom writing a current article covering the event. 1 Where sucn an interview was a-iven to a news syndicate with which the player had contracted to cover events or supply service for pay. the player mnat be coneiaerea to nave receivea pay or a conaiuera tlon for the interview. I A resume of an event given by a eomnetltor therein containing a report ot the last day's matches and med end puonsnea wnrni tne reports of that day's play are current news Is a current newspaper article, and tor pay constitutes ai violation of the by-laws of the association. Promiae Aeeestem. The committee In its findings In regard to Tilden said: "The executive committee of the Urrited States Lawn Tennis association met last night to consider whether the Interviews, commenting upon the national clay court championship in which Mr. Tilden was a competitor, given by him to a contracted to supply service, consti-news syndicate with which he had tuted a violation of what Is known aa the amateur rule df the U. -8. I T. A.; also wnetner nts resume or the events, filed on the Inst day ot play, constituted a further viola tion. "In eonsldaratiotf of a statement by Mr. Tilden that he had not intentionally violated the rule and that he desired to comply with the requirements or tne ny-iaws as construed by the executive committee, the committee agreed to accept Mr. Tllden's promise that in the future h would elve no Interviews com menting on any event in wnicn ne was a competitor to any news syndicate, corporation or person with whim na naa comraciea 10 auDDir articles for pay. and to give no resume of any such event to appear earlier than the third day following the completion of the event. This understanding having been reduced to writing and signed by Mr. Tilden. the resolution suspending him and declaring him ineligible to compete was not aaopieo. riceards mm TWO TENUIS TITLES Wins Singles and Doubles in Metropolitan. New York. Ann. 3. (By the Asso ciated .Press.) Vincent Richards of Tankers. N. Y made short work today of his postponed final round match in the metropolitan turf court championship. overwhelming S. Howard vosnei, tne veteran iert-hanri Dlaver. A-0. 6-0. S-l. Paired with Kay Casey of Cali fornia, he also took the doubles final from tne Japanese team or 4enso Shimlsu and Takelchl Harada, 6-4, -L Irlor to facing Richards. Voshel was called upon to play the fifth and final set of a seml-flnal match with Gliott Blnzen, postponed by darkness a week ago after they had played to a tie at two sets apiece. Voshel won the final set. -4. Richards and Casey also played a seml-flnal" double to dispose of Alfred H. Chaplin, Jr.. and Voshel before meeting the Japanese team, the scores Delng 8-6. (-3, (-2, 1-1. Major League Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE. W t Prt. W I. Prt. Athletics.. SJ if .(M Detroit..... 4151 .490 Waah'ston 63 36 .3 Cleveland.. 47 M .4& ChlcuKO ... 66 46 .M6 New York. 4? it .43 St. Louisa 4 M .4tt lkjaton J la .sa Snndar'l Reralta. Washington S, IK-trott 1. Cleveland I Nw York J. Only sanies scheduled. Mondayi Gears. rvtrr-tt at WaAlnaton. Chicago at Philadelphia. Clavauind at New York. St. tools at Boat on. NATIONAL LEAGUE. W T, Prt. W I, prt- PlttMbvnrh ht 3ft .59 Rt. Louis.. 4C S3 .466 Nw York. M 40 .W2 rtMH!.. 44 48 .CJt rtnoinnatl. tU 44 .641 'Ti.rnito.... 41 U .423 Brouttiyn-. '4 4a ttoautn..... 4u .1 .& ' tiondar I R-Jlt. Cinctnrttl 1-3. Honion S-8. Ft l-ouiw 8. Nfw York i. Only samea piy4. Mimdajr't UamM, NW Tork at St. Isouls.. piusburKb t PhUfuietphUu lUMMon at Cincinnati. was no difference between a player GAMBLING HITS COAST LEAGUE Another Betting Scandal Is Un covered Involving Exchanges of $75,000. '. ; Police Demand Clubs Bar Park to Ring; Millionaire Among List. 1 Los Angeles, Aug. i. Another baseball scandal, this time Involving asserted exchanges of S7E.000 on one game; broke over the Pacific Coast league yesterday. 1 The Los Angeles police depart ment, through Inspector James Liavls, started the action by invad ing the Washington ball park, where both the Los Angeles and Vernon clubs play their home games, and presenting a list of 17 names of alleged "big money" gamblers to the Vernon franchise handlers. - The police demanded the Vernon officials bar their park to the 17 men. Meantime 20 alleged bettors anu 29 gamblers were assembled around town, and police and house detectives of the Biltmore hotel ex pelled a man. said to be Nick Dan- aloa, reputed to have won more than fiuo.soe in the last two weeks. SfUiloaalre la lavolved. Among tha 17 names given the Vernon club omciala was tmit of an oil millionaire who. police say, bet izo.uoo upon the result of one ame within hearing of an operative. Harry Williams, president of the Coast league, promised a complete Investigation. Captain Davis tonight stated Na tional and American league games were also in the activities of the betting ring, which is supposed to have a headquarters' in k San Francisco as well as this city. Names of several of the "blaok- Usted seventeen" were given out tonight after the men were identl fled in the ball park... Gamblers Are Qaeatloaed. The list includes Walter McGln-ley, of Los Angeles, millionaire oil man and former - manager for a daughter of the late "Laicky" Bald win. Boy Holbert, said to be widely Known as a neavy wagerer In San lrancisco, and Fenny Chapman also were named. Chapman was con fronted by President Williams of the Coast league, police questioned Chapman regarding a part In the Cincinnati-White Sox gambling and bribery revelations or iyi. Police questioned McOinlcy Inside tne nan parK, nut aid not Hold him. Captain Davis said McGinley'a pock ets carried notations interpreted as evidencing bets aggregating t.1,300 on Saturday's Coast league game nere. in wnicn vernon, tne last club in the league standing, beat San Francisco, the slipping . first-place icaai, a io a. PRO SCORES ACE. Saratoga Springs, N. Y, Aug. 2.- (By the Associated Press.) Joseph M. Christopher, assistant professional at tha McGregor links, near here, scored an ace on the 111-yard thirteenth hole on his home course today. Puritano Fino U ot 2 for 25c Jbr real enjoyment V t V i 1 ft P10DUCTO PAIRINGS MADE FOR WESTERN COURT TOURNEY Large Entry List Necessitates Switch in Plans for Early Rounds. WILL PLAY IN MORNING George ReindeL Former Gty Champion, Draws Snodgrass in Final Match. BY STANLEY I DR41K. Another switch In plans tor ecu-duct of the annual western clay courts tennis championships was made necessary Sunday when a final check up of entries for the singles revealed 79 names, 15 more than expected. Play will start on Detroit Tenm. Clubs course. Brush at Kirhv street. Monday morning at 10 o'clock Instead of 2 p. m, the original time, to facilitate the running off of the preliminary rounds so mat tne finals in the men's stogies and doubles, and women's singfci, can be arranged for Saturday. AUTiuu irom tne east indicate that William Tilden, national cham pion, may not exhibit here Saturday Tilden is a certainty for Sunday also the Kinsey brothers, but word from the champion indicates hs may not be able to Icrnn hia Nninni,,. date if the annual east-west matches rctiuira more man a day to com plete, rosy are scheduled 'or Friday. Bad weather may mean the postponement until Saturday. Relabel TJatacky. Several features matches ara booked for Monday. George Rein-del, former city champion, was unlucky in the draw. He caught Harvey Snodgrass. Los Angeles, sixth nauunax raaaing piayer. t nis matcn is listed for 4 p. m. At the same hour, Walter Wesbrook, doubles partner of Snodgrass, encounters Norvai Maxwell, of Detroit. Snodgrass and Wesbrook cama Into Detroit Sunday from Milwaukee, where they o laved in the Wu- conStn open championships laat week. Snodgrass won the single nnai rrom wesnrooic. in tne doubles. W cab rook and Snodgrass defeated Iucien Williams and Waiter Hayes. Chicago. Another Sunday arrival was Kirk Reid, Cleveland. Other matches ot interest are the morning clashes which involva rrancis Tait, Detroit, ana Harry MoKee, San Francisco: Kirk Reld. Cleveland, and Harry Merrill. Ea-'h match is set ror 10 o dock. Keid, one of tha favorites for the western titles, stands thirteenth in the national ranking and astonished the tennis world last rear when ha conquered Pat CHara Wood, of Aus tralia during the national champion ships at Philadelphia. Shetdea Draws HcDeaagalL In the afternoon, Arthur Mr-Dougall, San Francisco high school boy, engages K. M. Sheldon. Detroit, a finalist in the municipal championships. McDouglass Is a strong doubles player and only ot late has he been making an impression In singles. Sheldon, a veteran of the courts, ranks aa a worthy opponent. Kramett Pare. Chleago, and CharlM Beck, Toledo, will draw many eyes their way. Pare, a Junior senaa-tlon, is hailed as future Davis cup material. Chlcaftoans look for him to rival George Lott, If not paa him. In another two years. Berk, one of Ohio's best players, is well hearalded by Detroiters who have had occasion to play against him. Some avow Pare is due for a tumble. Nick Garcia, who ranks high in the Detroit district, encounters Arthur Neeves, Chicago. Garcia it a vastly improved player over 1924 and as he thrives when the gntng l hardest. It Is possible he will advance higher than any of the other Detroit district men entered. In tackling Neevee, Gartrla Is not so fortunate. Neevwa rates strong in the Chicago area, where many rood players are developed each year. licaders Ply Lata. Most of the interest, howsver. will swing to the late afternoon matches, which brinsc together Harvey Snodgrass and George Reindei, Waiter Wesbrook and Norvai Maxwell. Wesbrook is Detroit's own Cntlawed Pass VS. "WTTD, yet Mernled with tfistinctrv tiliaiactsi that is oncopyabie. A char actcr that has woo thousands of amoks rs anil held themj WhyZ Because that blend newer varies. Ask the El Prodocto smoker. 10 to 30 cents, G. H. P. Cigar Co Inc. Fhaa,Fa, Boaqoct Ucsttatght DETROIT BRAKCH 2130 Grand River Are Detroit, Mich. Phone Main 7143

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