El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 33RD YEAR, Ed. 1, Friday, August 15, 1913 Page: 5 of 10
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SILK HAT HARRY'S DIVORCE SUIT
END OF HARD WORK
FOW8KR AND HAIiFORD Will
I l UP AFTER TODAY
Sprained Rlgta Hand of Loral Writer
Ikttter New and Notes of the
(lard training will be concluded by
Frankle Fowaer and Max Halford this
evening and tomorrow they will do
only a little light work to keep In
condition for their fifteen-round mill
to be elated in the Juares prize ring
Sunday. Both boys worked hard yes-
terday and look ready to go over the
Fowser went five fast rounds with
Joe derrick at the Cottage cafe. There
was another large outpouring of fans
to witness "the local favorite In action
lie handled himself cleverly and gave
the Kewanee boy some rough work.
Fowser Is very fast on his feet and
has the appearance of a coming wel-
Aside from boxing Herrlck yester-
day he went two rounds on the mat
skipped rope punched the bag and
went two rounds on the medicine ball.
His right hand which has been giv-
ing him trouble has now become
nearly well and he used it during his
boxing with Herrlck yesterday to good
advantage. 'he local boy's wind is
good and he has worked off all super-
Halford Is also working hard to con-
dition himself. He went several fast
rounds yesterday at his camp at the
Stanton bar. He looks to be In much
littler condition than when he fought
Bart Gordon. Halford does not look
so fast as Fowser and does not hit as
hard but he looks like a Battling Nel-
son for taking punishment.
Yesterday Nat F. Kobinson received
a telegram from Dave Clark manager
of Battling Mantell stating that the
clever lightweight will leave Brook-
lyn Saturday or Sunday for El Paso.
Mantell may be matched to fight
Frankle Oage twenty rounds on Labor
Day at the Juares arena. Mantell's
manager says that he Is ready to
meet any lightweight in the world for
a finish fight at Juares any time.
Thorpe and Waugh are also negotiat-
ing for the Mantell fight but it Is
probable that lingo will get the en-
gagement. Arthur Pelky near-champlon heavy-
weight of the world Is out of com-
mission with an Injured hand. He
hurt his sleep-producer during a
vaudeville exhibition at Los Angeles.
However he Is still getting the soft
money by doing all his exhibition work
before the footlights with his other
That Gunboat Smith will be match
to fight Sam Langford out at Jl
Coffroth's arena seems a Joke. It does
not seem probable that Jim BucKley
who Is guiding the destinies of the ex-
navy man. Is willing to take a chance
of hliu being put to sleep before he
gets more schooling-
Sam Langford Is considered by
many to be tho best heavyweight In
tho world today. If he were given a
chance against Jack Johnson the lat-
ter would gel the count In the early
Jack English manager of Lefty
Floyd Is trying to have the colored
boy matched for the preliminary
sSml-windup to the Labor Day 'card.
Jim Flynn they say took a lot of
punishment In his recent fight. Tak
ing punisnmcm " nnii uu
rTK AW FIX TOl'tiH.
sweat to be a manager aud ran
a lu.lsg CIS.
And bear i in- rooters call job forty-eeveu
kinds of dub.
O It ivirt ' e William Ooat
jrhea all the time yoa kaew
That ou ataud between tar public and
tka ssau hehlBd lea dough
-Lis Angelas Kia miner
Vss. It's Bin lo lie s manager and rus a
I. -ink rlab.
epaolally wheu Ibe fsaa rap yea oo the
bees on i' rleb
O It's awest to be the atauager asd faal
lias s arryb
ware the ulnar teams are wlanlag asd
the sxa goes "thud."
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A. a. A. sVashfladar Dew la Ths City
ua Ma Meaaar.
Presldeai Charles B aterea of the
gl Paso Aatosluhlasi evanlag rwalvad
a teiagram stating thsi W U L West-
guaid. pathftasar for the Aniertcaa All.
Vt"'- Association had reached
Fho.nl and would leave this moralag
aver lha fctordarlaad route far Bl Paso.
He Is eapecled to arrive bare either
Bkiiida night or Monday morning d.
A Mai tm Robert U Klii-hart and
stbere will drtve to Dcmlug W M . lo
act aa an eseawt lr tas Bath'indor tale
sjsa cit A beuuuei will be glvsa la
ala tuiui daring sis stay haia
BIG LEAGUE GOSSIP
By CHRISTY MATHEWSON
Oa THE NEW YORK GIANTS
(Copyright 1(11 by Wheeler Syndi-
cate.) Cincinnati Ohio. Aug. 14. Lots of
things can and have happened In the
last week. The 'Pittsburgh club won
the first series from the Giants that
the Pirates have taken on their home
grounds In mldseaeon since 1110. The
New York club has been dismantled
by Injuries and Illness since we left
home. Two pitchers Marquard add
Mathewson were not aa good as they
had been In some of their last starts.
Mathewson was much worse in fact
In his last one.
"Old Doc" Crandall has been traded
to St. Louis for "Larry" McLean; and
the Injury to Meyers was largely re-
sponsible for this action becauso Mr-
Graw wanted a hard-hitting catcher
at this stage of the race. It Is with
genuine regret that the members of
the team see Crandall pass along. He
was one of the best liked men on the
club big hearted easy going and gen-
ial. He has also done a great doal
for the Giants since he has belonged.
McGraw has squelched the golfing
tendencies of several of his players
who took up the game recently In-
cluding the author rtf this piece. The
club Is In the doldrums as far as hit-
ting goes and Is as near a general
slump as It has been since It struck
Its stride two months ago.
"Morning prsctlce for all hands and
everybody In uniform as soon as we
get home" announced McGraw on
the train while we were going from
Pittsburgh to Cincinnati after losing
that second battle to the Plratea "We
can't afford to slump now."
A slump Is something that attacks
a ball club from nowhere and van-
ishes Into nowhere but sometimes it
Is very hard causing it to vanish. Like
typhoid fever you nover know when
you pick up the germ whether In an
oyster or In the change of milk. The
club was going fine In Chicago. We
evidently accumulated the germ In
It Is lucky that we came Into Cin-
cinnati Just aa we did and Philadel-
phia had to battle the Cubs. The
Urdu have always been a tonic for us.
It has surprised me the way Philadel-
phia has hung on this trip. After that
team split wide open and lost ten
games out of eleven a few weeks ago
I thought the Quakers were done for
the season. I expected to see either
Pittsburgh or Chicago pass them.
They have caught their feet at the
early season pace on this trip but
Dootn Is again working his two star
pitchers hard and I do not look to
see the clab hold It for two months
more. They will probably break un-
der the strain of the hard going an
they did earlier. Still there Is a dis-
tinct race In the Nutlonnl league now
and the Phillies are fired with the no-
tion they are going to catch us and
are playing great hall. I expect the
Ulants will open up the gap again
when we return to the home grounds.
but this cannot be counted upon too
We still have eight games to plsy
with tho Phillies und we appear to
possess a little edge on them this year.
If It comes down to a drive for the
wire. We should take the champion-
ship on thse hand-to-hand conflicts
alone. Both contenders finish the
season on the road swinging through
the western part of the circuit hut
the Quakers have developed more
atrength on the road than at home
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lately. This Is no great encourage-
ment for the Giants. Tne New York
pitchers have got to get back to work
and the batter must hit. McGraw Is
impressing this on tnem with dally
Personally I am off dieting and
golf. My stomach had been bothering
me a little bit In Chicago probably
from the extreme heat In St. Louis. I
tried milk toast and other simple
things for It but found these did not
give me. the nourishment I needed.
1 felt weak In that game with the Pi-
rates when they beat me to 1 and
went after a stead Immediately after-
wards. These diets may be all right
for the poetical profession but they
don't do for a base ball pitcher. Do
not think I am trying to allhl mvself
out of that defeat because the Pitts-
burgh team pounded me good and
hard and I concede It.
The Athletics have worn some of
the edge off their form In the long
campaign and have not been going so
well recently as In the first part of
season but they are In little dan-
ger of losing the pennant according to
my style of doping It. If the Wash-
ington team was up where the Cleve-
land club Is at present there might
be danger of an upset. The Senators
are a steadier crowd I believe and
they are better off for pitchers than
the Napa. They also hustle all the
time. Johnson Boehllng and Engel
are a formidable trio now but the
Washington team la too far behind.
There also have been rumors of
trouble In the Cleveland ranks ever
Sinn- Lajole refused to be benched by
Birmingham. It Is persistently said
that the club Is divided Into factions
and that Lajole Is still u trifle sore
over the treatment he received.
Internal disorder has hurt several
clubs this season. It was the disor-
ganization resulting from disputes
which caused the Boston Red Sox to
make such a poor showing so I am
told while It Is no secret that "John-
ny" Evers fragile nervous "Johnny"
has had all kinds of trouble during his
first year out as a big league mana-
ger. It was but recently that "John-
ny" got Into an argument on the field
with "Tommy" Iieach for a bast run-
ning play and It was only the quick-
ness of the other players In Interven-
ing that preevnted a scrap. Evers has
had a tough season. The fans in Chi-
cago felt none too kindly toward the
Cubs when the schedule began after
the deal Chance received. Evers has
been fighting all kinds of odds since
he took hold until his sensitive nerves
are worn to a fragile fringe.
The Injuries which bothered the
Giants on this trip are not 6f a fatal
nature. "Chief" Meyers will be miss-
ed of course but he had been worst-
ing ateadlly anyway and he need-
ed rest. Wilson Is a great substitute.
He Is so good a catcher that on most
any other club he would be first string
man. McLean Is a hard hitter and
will doubtlers spilt the duties with
Wilson. Doyle Is ready to go back In
the game although he still limps a
little hit. McGraw Is almost himself
after having the attack of stomach
trouble In Chicago. Shafer is In con-
dition to work once more now.
McGraw Is scouring around for an-
other good outfielder. If any of the
WOMKN (OPS NAB A WOMAN IN HHST ABHKST.
rather prosaic at that as svea any eub
reporter COUld tall yea "Madam you
are under arrest we are ufflcere of the
law anssxiiieed feUeewoaaaa Marga-
ret WllsiiD. who aicom pa a Imd by to-
mau Mari.ui Mull.
Harry THoo to Work tho
present trio Is Injured he would havs
to put a recruit into the game lie
has two or three possible trades un-
der way which naturally he has not
discussed with the team. He has been
after Poacher the fast gardener of
the Cincinnati Reds but Tiner refuses
to part with him unless he receives
most of the. Giant team In return.
Tinker met McGraw In both St. Louis
and Chicago. He watched the Giants
play several games which worried a
lot of the boys.
Trades are difficult things to make.
Both sides always want the heat of It
naturally as In driving another bar-
gain. McGraw Is very anxious to ob-
tain a new outfielder hut he does not
Intend to make any sacrifices to get
one. In a pinch Shafer can he moved
to the outfield and Hersog Inserted
at third base. This does not weaken
the Infield at all and the Giants would
still have a strong outfield with Shaf-
er In It. Therefore McGraw Is not
going to give anything away to get
a new outfielder but he Is after one
In a fair trade.
In Cincinnati here I heard of a new
batting alibi. A hatting alibi Is the
excuse that a player makes because
ho cannot hit the liall. A pitching
alibi Is the reason a pitcher does not
win the ball game if you hear him tell
It. A certain player on the Cincinnati
team failed to get a hit In the game
"What's the matter?" Tinker bark-
ed at him In the last Inning after he
had been to the plate. "Can't you
see the ball?"
"No" he replied. "I went to one
of those moving picture shows last
night and they always hurt my eyes.
I'll never go In one again."
That Is new stuff In the allhl line
to me. They told me when I men-
tioned It that there are a lot of um-
pires who will not go near a moving
picture theater. ' Silk" O'Loughlln Is
on this list.
" I call the shows eye tonlo" one
"umps" told me today.
Personally I never saw much about
the movies to hurt my eyes except
perhaps the looks of some of the ac-
tors. John Coombs has rejoined the Ath-
letics. Whether Coombs will bo nblo
to pitch any good games this year 1
still a question about which "Connie"
Mack Is doubtless doing a lot of won-
dering. If Coombs could get fit to
work In one of the battles of the
world's series. It would give the Ath-
letics a much better chance. Other-
wise Mack will be forced to depend
entirely upon his only two veterans.
Plank and Bender. It Is unlikely ho
would start a recruit. Mack Is nurs-
ing Coombs along slowly with the
hope that he run get this man. who
has had the experience and who pos-
sesses the self-confidence acquired In
two world's series fit to appear.
Coombs has never lost a world's
series decision. He was taken nut of
a game In ltll when he strained him-
self. He Is a wonderful pltoher and
would be Invaluable to the Ahtletlcs
In these games especially If the se-
ries ran Into several contests. He
pitched on the opening game of this
season but felt so weak he had to
quit. Ho asked for a chance to work
the next day and again had to give
It up. He went to bed Immediately
after the game with typhoid fever and
has been laid up ever since. He has
boon working on his farm In Kenne-
bunk. Maine since he has been con-
valescent. In an effort to condition
hiniself but It Is doubtful If he has
regained all his strength. Somebody
askod Mack recently which pitcher
was the best he had.
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OFF FOR FLAG RUNT
WHITE SOX START TODAY ON
CRCC'IAIi ROAD si 111 I s
Si'liednseil to Meet Hurley This After
noon Gutierrez Ukely to Go In
Whether the White Sox will have a
flag-raising day at Washington park
next season will be determined on tho
last road trip which begins today.
Carrying three twlrlers the Sox leave
this morning for Hurley where they
will play during this afternoon.
Tomorrow they will play Santa
Rita and Sunday Silver City. This
will ring down the curtain on tho 111
aoaaon of the Copper league.
The Saints and the Vhlto Sox are
tied for flrat place out If tho tie Is
not broken tonight the only thing
that can prevent one of the two clubs
assuming the lead tomorrow when
they are due to moot. Is rain or dark-
ness ending In a tie game.
Nellie Gutierrez and Kane will ho
csrrlod on the trip. It Is more than
likely that Gutierrez will be started
against Hurley; Kane right hack
at. i lost the Saints and Nellls against
A large delegation of rooters will
accompany the club. Dave Crockett
and A. B- Kyan will drive their auto-
mobiles to Hurtoy. taking a party of
rooters to the New Mexican city to
cheer tho Sox to victory.
Business Manager "Bill" Crawford
stated last evening that snmo fast out-
side loam would be brought to El
Poso for agnme Saturday end Sun-
day August t and IS. Tucson or
Miami may he the selection. Moth
are negotiating for dates.
Tho club will continue playing In-
dependent bull until late In the fall.
During the fair at Albuquerque In
October the Copper league teams will
play a series of games for a $2000
THE GINGER JAR
When forty wlulera ahull hmlege thy
And dig deep troiu'hoa In thy hoauty'a
Thy youtb'a proud livery a gns'd on
Will ho a tattered weed of amall worth
u luii 1 Forty winters mar her lovely
And leave her with no roaaon to aspire!
Once forty may have teen an old aga
" but uow
At forty woman allll hna youthful fire
The beauty who at twenty -five may pleaae
I ...... w at thirty to he sri'it aud taut
While at the helpful ass of forty ahe'a
but fully blown and fairly rounded
Khe danrri and ahe flirts. BBS rhartni Ihe
Her eareleaa laughter BBBSSI hearts lo
It. i in dnct.ira all their arta appl?
To keep her furruna (ram hocoiulug
When farty winter have puraued Ibelr
But what about the forty loiiuuiere
That mar the hall player'a hraw
Aad leaves him with gasd reuaoua lo
At forty auuimora he bu a nothing ihn
Even Rill Crswt.ird to thluk ha was s live
hluie tas X-ray -kin haa ma'le It ap-
asersaoe It la aaay to see through say
nomau Charlie Hurts aaya Kokstone
Cotrrttfct IftW hf Win svti
ays be ' mi i got It but then F.rk'n ayes
time been hurting him far errors! days.
Hero's hopln' they win.
The Box sro off for Hurley.
Tbenfhr Hants Itltn sad Silver City.
Full soenunla Of tho gamea will he car-
ried by The Time.
Of all tho aad worria of tongue or pen
Tho saddest are thoae:
Box are on the road again. '
King Cole U nndeelded n-hethor to re-
turn to a hnrhor shun or . ..annuo playlne
In the Federal longuo. Not niBch of n
rhaleo for a king.
Tho hall rlnb la on the road Sundn;
no donht there will he a new rooni
up far atlenilanrc nt tho J asm
when l-'ou-aer and llalfard moot In
Franklo tinge hna whipped twa
third and 'nnrth rrtter. through Artiana
nnd nan- olnltn tho Hunts iv'.i i-hsui-plnnahti
of tho aouthweM Ther are all
Another large rrnwd of fan were at tho
Cottage rafe yeaterday to Watch Frankle
Fowaer work out. while llalfard drew a
fnlr-alaed crowd at the MsatsS liar whore
ho la getting In rendition
Aa a prise fighter Ma llalfard allow
up well In wroatllng. WhMr working on
with Krd Reyes ho did hear Muff tlm
made on think It wna n wroHtltag mnn-
Inatoad af a honor working out with Id
"I. a li'- ami cent I nalterlea far
today' game far Now York Mathewnan
mill My.-r. far Philadelphia llender aud
Lapp" It looks like thin nuaanreinent.
made on opening day of tho world's nerlea
onf before will bo repented I III. fall
ItlNtary rape it end Of II holds gaud here
Malty will again he relumed the win.
From the hue and err that arises. In
New York every time a tin -horn la ar-
retted far hotting ton SSBtt n( the raee
I rin k one bnbbjM think that Hie etudern
uii-trapolla la n mammoth nlrdains taher-
nnele. A little ituating an Broadway
wanid eresto s hlg amoko. Heta on the
White Way make a raee track wager hail
like a plkor'a bet.
Thle well known
hotel re mala aa
rev Is tha past
a aaaet aaaapleta
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GRAND CIRCUIT RACES
Only Three Hai-ra on the Detroit
Program hut lla-i Pnrnl.ilied
I'li'iity of Excitement.
Bf Thr AaaoHsfrrf Vras
Detroit. Mich.. Aug 14. There wer4
only three races on today's Grand
Circuit program. Init they furnished
plrnty of czcltrinent. There was a
whipping finish In almost every heat
and tho winning margins always were
narrow. Two of three entries In the
-for-all pace which wan Included
and the raca declared i
Mnrlfold took tho
straight heats. View
turned winner of the
five heats and (Irani
Hired the 2:1 trot In
:M trot In
Klder was re-
I 1 2 pare after
Cabol. who won the 2:10 pace yea-
terday In atralght hats looked like
n winner In tho 2:11 class today. He
took the first two heats handily with
View Klder clone behind In tho third
hont View Elder and Cahel drew away
as they nonred thr wire and In tha
last few strides Murphy shoved his
gelding In front to win by a nose.
View Klder took thr nest hoat with
loss trouble In the flnnl round
Murphy and Cox had a buttle royal
around lo the Inst 100 yards where
Cn lad quir.
Kloanor G led all the way In the
first heat of the 2: IS trot but Grand
Marshal was Iho best in the next
three. Prnnces Coal was always
near the front flio ' second In
evtry hoat. but Geers could not oulte
land her ahead.
Holh Cheeny and Peter Thompson
made n poor showing In the 2:0x trot.
Mnrlgold was always ahead In the
fiTKf heat. In the second Murphv
kept hor book until entering the
strtch whin he sent along to win
An uniiaunl feature this afternoon
was the parading In front of tho stand
of three horses which G-ors hnd driv-
en to vlctorv In the M. He M. They
were Dudlo Archdule. winner In 1910.
Ab.y.1 1911 and Iteusens. 19l!t. Tho
first two of these will bo in tho free-for-all
trot tomorrow the third con-
tender In which will be Cascade.
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