The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 24, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 16, 1908 Page: 4 of 16
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4 HOUSTON DAILY
PIRATES GO UP
VId From Quakers While Cubs
Lose to Doves.
GIANTS DEFEAT CARDINALS
Detroit Bunch Regain Second Place
l&d Art Two and One-half Games
Behind Leaders Reds Shut
Tie National Leafne
Club Pleved Won. Lot. f.C.
Maw York 13 SJ 04
Pittsburg 184 H 61 CO
Chfeuo 125 8J 52 U
Philadelphia ia TV SI W7
Cincinnati IB SJ 70 474
Boston 134 58 7 4
Brooklyn ltl 44 ST s
3t Louis 132 44 88 333
(Assoctaied Prist Report.)
I NEW YORK. September 15. -After
lAmes was knocked out today Matthew-
toon went tn and prevented further hitting
lor scoring Hits by Bridwell and Tenney
rwon for New Tiork. The visitors played a
poor fielding game.
. Scores R H E
let. Louis 000 010 0SO 4 10 6
Qiem York 300 000 0116 10 J
Bailee. Hlggtnbotham and BllM. Ames
aleauhewson arid Bre&nahan.
(AssocviSwd Pre 11 Report.)
PHXLAXiKLPTn A. September 15. Phila-
delphia's hard hitting today was more
lenan offset by their bad fielding and
kfttsburg won. In the sixth Inning Pitts-
Aurgscored two runs without making a
btt Philadelphia being charged with four
Pittsburg 200 ore o 8 l
iPhlladelphla 010 002 003 6 10 6
I sf add
Kaddox and Gibson; Conidon and
b (Associated Pross Rrfcrt.)
STON September 15 Chicago-! pen-
asptrarions met with a setback at
iJie hands of Boston today LUtdaman op-
tosad Brown In the bojt and the Boston
aan outpftrJied his rival and would hare
cored a shutout but tor an error in the
TJ U tC
Boston 030 010 00 3 6 1
KSllcagXt 902 000 WO 3 4 1
. yjpdaman and Bowerman . Brcwn and
(Mecirfej Pri-tt Rrpert )
EROOK1. VN. September 15 -Supsrtor
aRchlng by Spade and Ewlng shut out
tits home club this afternoon. Cincinnati
Bcore R H E
Cincinnati 000 00: 00O : 8 0
itrooklyn 000 O80-fl I
Spade Ewlng and McLean; Bell and
The Americas League.
Plaved Won. Lost P C.
..IE 78 M 6T
7 0 66S
..IX 75 0 xi
..133 73 SO M
. .14 S 69 486 '
..133 64 41
.131 60 71 4 !
..133 44 88 333 !
lit Louis .
Jew York ..
(jtssociattJ Presi Frorl.)
ST. LOUIS. September 15. Detroit took
the third game of the series from fit.
Louis. Howell was batted out of the box
I the second. Detroit fell on Howell In
the first when three lucky hits counted
Tore runs. St Lotus hit Mullln hard
bat the hits were scattered.
Score R H R
Bt Louis MS 010 3017 13 I
Detroit s oosswi 8 n s
Howell. Graham. Dlneen and Smith and
Bpencer Mullln Bummers and Schmidt.
As-torijtrd Prgsj Report.)
BOSTON September 15 -New York won
ffjssm Boston today. Moriarlety's single tn
Aa nlnta scoring the only run.
Sew York 000 000 0101 4 1
Boston 000 000 0000 5 3
Wilson and Blair; Clcotte and Crtger
(Assc -ate J i'rc u Ecfo't 1
CHICAGO September It. Chicago was
'tinable to do anything with I.iebtiardt
Clsveland won today's game. Hlnch-
' double followed by Lajole's home-
gavs the visitors their first scora.
and Goode s triple with a sacrifice fly
Ww Bradley gave them the otner run.
flcere It H B
Ckdcftgo 000 000 0800 3 1
Cleveland !01 000 0003 9 1
(Associated Press Report.)
WASHINGTON. September 1. Gates
nd Johnson hit hard for Washington to-
day and they beat Philadelphia. Schlltxer
-Was wild and was hit at critical points.
Beors R H K
Washington OW 130 02- -6 10 1
rttliadclphla 006 100 000-1 7 3
Cates. Johnson and Street; Schlltxer
The Southern League.
Played. Won. Lost. P C
?' flew Orleans
4 uttls Rock
fe Inning ham
IS 74 65 674
137 72 65 57
.131 72 69 649
130 67 S3 515
131 66 86 504
134 3 72 463
139 68 7 1 460
131 60 81 383
(Associated Press Report )
NASHVILLE. September 15 Nashville
Irttt hard and defeated the visitors today.
UmIiiii yielded but three hits.
Score R H R
eaahrme 302 mo 8 u j
obUe ooo 008 0011 3 2
Sit ton and FFurlburt Farler and Gavin.
(Jjorttftrrf Press Report.)
! BIRMINGHAM. SerHemter IS There
8jraa anofher batting pam1 today though
jtmllke yesterday the Birmingham pitcher
was easier of xjlutlon.
Score R H E
(Birmingham nr. ion ino ; n i
jLittla Rock OOti 141 000- -6 14 1
Roberta!! le and Raub; Buchanan wnd
Wood and Wells
Assoculti.i Preit Retort. I
"XlTiAKTA. September 15 Savidge al-
o Smart ' Points g
.That'B where our force lies
0O& that' why our patrons
ifer pointed owt hy the ei-
ufctlnc clothes rriti.ti a l-
M BETTKK imEfiHKD.
P you know that aatlnfied
noUiiif produced by wt-ar-lVm
OREO KIXTHE8" ? If not
Why not? Our (loorH are
pen to you and uur values
nor r wiuaiiea. He
hm at once.
StlHs to order.
tit 00 up.
we make oxm
' V CtrOTHRS
) C H L Morris & Co. Inc.
V TAILORS. V1
( j . IMOtongress Ara
Utewwd tb loaala M n Ut today and
Memphis an ul out Atlanta
Atlanta ItttMtSt- 1 1
Memphis Ml M M0-1 1
Ford and A cM urrmy Bavtdae and
Alsociolt4 Pros Jtstefi.)
MOMTOOMKRT September Vf Haw
Orleans won an easy vtstory today shut
Ung out Montgomery by a score of 7 to
Brerlenstetn was Invincible striking out
ten men and allowing only one base on
Score- R H K
New Orleans SOI 000 300-7 T
Montgomery 000 000 000 t 5
Breltensteln and Stratton. Uueee and
THE BATTTFQ AVERAGES.
Warner How Hat a Long Lead
Over Mike Donlin.
Following ar the leading batters In the
big leagues. While Crtsa pf St. Louis Is
placed first In the American. Cobb of De-
troit Is really first In honors as he has
been In many more games and Is going
at a clip thit makes his work most Valu-
able to the club.
The rivalry between Wagner and Don-
Mn Is not so acute as It has been bu'
the Giant Is coming back having crawled
up during the wek from fourth to sec-
Player-Club O AB R H SB
Warner. Plus . . 1J7 T8 63 148 41
LonlIn. N Y....U1 404 80 lil 26
Zimmerman Chi 41 101 15 XJ 1
Evera Chi ... .m $M 4 loii
Bransfleld. 1'hll 113 417 47 137 11
LHnle N Y 104 383 66 112 IS
Titus I'hUa ... 117 419 K 130 32
Lobert. Cln ....131 43 6 1JS 29
Bridwell N Y 117 373 40 104 13
Smith. Boston 34 111 11 31 0
Tinker. Chi 133 453 60 1?4 &
Urahm Boston 57 1st 17
Howard. Chi. SS 2Si 36
Maddox. Pitta. S it 3
MoComiick N.Y. H lta 17
Murray St L-..1JS 4 63
Leach. Pitts lis 436 74
L Ritchey Boston. 131 421 44
nuance iru HPS .W 01
Magee. Phila .130 426 64
I'aakert. cln. . 3a 33
Koney. 8t. L... .128 48" 3H
Shaw St. L. ... .89 370 33
Osborne. Phla. 124 449 53
Seymour. N. Y . IK 4W 63
Brsnahan. N. Y 113 388 in
Alerkle. N Y ) ?7 6
Thomas Pills. .. 87 33 4i
Bates. Boston ..112 381 42
Beaumont. I) s 123 4"7 tW
McMillan B klvn 16 59 3
Reulbach. L'hL 39 79 9
Kllng. Chi 10; 311 34
Bowerman. Bos 71 21 14
Clirke. Pitts . l:'T 459 69
Dootn. Phiia ...luS 354 31
Player -Club- G AB R H Sit SH Av.
Criss. St I-Mils 51 52 7 1 0 0 346
Cobb. letnit 123 4X0 71 161 2 13 .336
Thon.as. Detroit 35 90 S 39 0 1 .323
Gessler. Boston 11 J 39! 63 1 17 7 .330
J Deiehantv. W. 70 348 Z8 79 7 6 311
Goode. Cleve. ... 22 68 S 21 3 J .3H
t?rawford. Det...U5 484 S6 152 14 21 .314 I
Schweltser. St L.6" 14T 16 46 4 5 . 313
Rossman. Del 111 415 39 129 6 16 .311 I
Hemphill. N Y 126 444 68 135 36 15 9M i
Dougherty. Chi.. lis 41s 68 126 40 15 3"fJ 1
I'nglaub Wash .115 42 35 13 S 16 .2X3 1
MnTlin. Detroit 36 104 12 W 2 2 2S9 I
McConnell. Bost 117 428 S3 IB 36 11 91 i
Lajole. Cleve. 132 494 68 14 12 27 SCI I
Mclntyxe Det. 125 40 7 130 18 14 3S3 I
Cravath. Boston 76 216 31 81 4 7 .Scl
Stone St I-ouls 124 t. 76 139 17 10 JS1 I
K. Collins. Ath. 93 306 38 86 9 15 21
Stovall. Cleve. 113 439 56 123 13 26 2)
Barrv. Ath ... 2 1 76 13 21 3 1 .276
Burche.ll. Boston !9 62 6 17 3 .271
P Ilehanty. NY36 121 12 33 H 1 273
Blue Ath 17 41 3 U o 1 273
Ferris. P; l.ouls.lSi 479 46 130 6 26 . 271
Murphv. Alh. ..US 435 4! 117 12 1 2
Anderson. Chi ..109 SK 34 S9 19 7 26S
Isbel. Chicago . 61 233 25 63 12 16 27
F. Jones. Chi.. .-12 461 81 122 21 26 2i
Keeler. NY 91 l 38 86 11 20 .265
Thoney Boston 104 404 58 107 19 7 2S5
Lord. Boston .119 460 50 121 22 32 . 2M
Wallace. St Lo.llS 3SS 52 K4 7 15 231
H. Davis Ath. .122 431 58 112 17 19 21
Clymer. Wash ... SS 274 22 71 12 6 .259 !
Schaefer. Det.. 126 487 S 128 35 33 . 2S
Hahn. Chicago . 99 3K4 47 94 7 9 .25t j
Hardsell. St. Lo. S3 348 31 81 17 20 . 253
Hoffman. 8t Lo 80 2 34 73 13 11 .233
The Magnolia Reputations have dis-
banded and will now b seen in the Pal-
ace of Eweets uniform?. The former
team has played twenty-one -ames this
eeaaon winning seventeen which la a
percentage of W0. as good or better than
any amateur team in Houston. The Pal-
ace of Sweets can not claim the chani-
ptonnhip of Houston as they have only
played a few games but they do claim
that they can beat the Pete Dalleys.
Heights or Parkers and are Tery anxious
to play either team a game any time or
plac. The new Palace of Sweets team
Is under the same management as the
old. and the team will play the Oas Com
pany Sunday afternoon at Marmlon 3
park. The following players of the Pal-
ace of Sweets team are requested to
turn in their uniforms before Thursday.
BUenocke. Charles Jayne Charles Baler.
Hoyt Clyde Payne and Westman Man-
ager Ackermam la lately of Dallas and
was manager and captain of the Fast
("ullum and Boren team the Dallas city
league champions who played thirty
games and won twenty-sti a record of
winning olghty-one road games out of
AMATEUR BALL CHAMPIONSHIP
Pete Baileys Are Ready to Meet Any
Team in That Class.
Regarding the dispute over the amateur
baseball championship tn Houston. Secre-
tary Moody of the Pete Dalley team yes-
terday gave out the following:
In reply to the statement made by the
Heights and Post team managers the
Pete Dalley management wishes to state
that it is true that the Heights man-
agement has requested a game Vith the
Pete Dalleys on several oaf fernt occa-
sions With the first request they made
certain business propositions which looked
good to the Pete Dalleys and they con-
sented to play.
Yesterday Mr. Fulton of the Heights
team visited the Pete Dailey management
ready th fulfill his part of their proposi-
tion for the first time but not at any
time prior to yesterday did they make a
"noise like business" as they facetiously
The Pete Dailey management also
wishes to state that they are at a!l times
ready and willing to meet any and all
comers to combat for the championship
honors of the city but' as they fitated In
the press Monday any game for amateur
championship honors must be played be-
tween teams composed of amateurs solely.
- Jot Louisiana League.
(Houston Post 5 ferial )
LAKB CMABTiBB. La . September 16
A special from Alexandria says: Jack
Auslet former manager of the Alexandria
Wrhite Sox is busy making plans for th
reorganisation of a Louisiana Stale base-
ball league As near as Cftfl be learned
at this time Mr A unlet nan interested
If no ark
ns the ntti
Shreveport. Monroe Aleianr
( iiarien ana uaton ttouge
run lie eecureln New Orlean
club of the league will be nrgar
Algiers across the river from that city.
No city in the proposed new league will
have a population under 18.000 people and
there will be no chance for such an or-
ganization to bteak up as was the fats
of the Oulf Cnast league last season when
Beaumont and Crowley dropped out.
y.Tip-if.hmaw Whips Carnjy.
(AssocUtei Press Report.
LOR ANQHUSB. September 14 Freddie
Welch tha English lightweight knocked
put FYanlr Carney of Oilrasjo in the
fourth round before the Pacific Athletic
club here tonight.
Carssy was fighting strong when the
clever Rngllshman worked his famous
shift and sent a crushing right to the
law that dropped Carsey like a log
Carssy was out for two minutes i and
.mm hm I WWJLPt "UiV
- ' V -S . .
Privilege to Provide Them Awirted
to Karl L. Druesdow.
HOME PEOPLE FAVORED
Applications for Stalls for Hones
Already Being Received Appli-
cants Prominent Horemea
Known Over Country.
Hob Levy manager of tha race meeting
that will D held tn Houston during! the
carnival and the wee after yesterday
awaided the contract for tha first con-
cesciun It mss the program prteVegs
and s sold to Karl L. Druesdow of
llouMun who had the same concession
lU.rlrt U.e spVlug meeting at the Harris-
Cm Road rake track
Mr 1-vy said yesterday that Hous-
to;iiins mould be favored In every way
1 y the association which did not propose
t" award any concessions to out-of-town
AMiltcaUons for stall for horses are al-
L reaity being received thirty-three hsvlnf
l en assineo yesieraay. i nese wre aa
fc lows. P. Flgerlo nine stalls; George
lnd. six stalls 0. N. Freeman sight
stalls and G. L. Blackford ten stalls.
A I liiese are prominent horsemen. Mr.
Hiackford Is president of the State Na-
tional bank at Denlson.
A SUCCESSFUL TEXAS ST&DtO.
kelson's Hones Hake Phenomenal
Showing for Week.
(Houjlcn Pott Special.)
TAYLOR Texas. September 16 L. Nel-
son now on the Kansas rac ng circuit
is having phenomenal success with his
string of Texas raclnij horses. Last week
at Wichita he drove for the following
winnings all being made during the
Ed Noble his 3-year-old coll tn a race
for that class took first money in time
of I.2SU: purse SSOO. High Roller won In
three s!raihl heats first place for a 11200
purse O umplon took second money in
a 1.1 trot for a S10sT purse Martha t' won
f.rst money in a HOW stake race. Blllle
licnilcr pot second In a $lti0 purse stake
and Ir Ousley took down $500 In a third-
nninc' place. The local horsemen are
e'utfd over the continued and continuous
success the Nelson string is enjoying .
Results at Gravesend.
(Astactated Press Report.)
ORAVESENH. SeptemtxT 15 Besom
first choice easily won the Bay Sliore
selling stakes at about six furlonjrs at
Summa r" :
1'ive and one-half furlongs Fltser
Bert Wise Mason. Madman. Tim LOT
Six furlongs Ida P. Fancv Dial Plate.
Time l k) 3-5.
One ami one-eighth miles handicap)
Rroi)cdnie Nymph. Pins and Needles
Ponascora Time 13.
About six furlongs the Bay Shore sell-
ing llesom. Weslbury. Roseben. Time
line and one-quarter mlle.s Bedouin.
Greir.ii (ireen. Bad News. Time 2 05 4-5.
One and one-eighth miles Imitator
Torenln. Dixie Gold. Time 1 55.
ETents at Austin.
(HfHitpn Post Sperstu.)
AUSTIN. Texas. September 15.-Falr
weather ruled today and a warm 9un
dried the track rapidly so that the going
was fairly good. Myrtle Dixon a 30 to 1
shot won the third race.
i rotting 2 1 Class Redman won three
straight heats Hal Geera second place.
Lady Cauthen third. Time. 1 13 1-4.
Four furlongs Virginia Beach won.
Safeguard second Flying Consort third.
Time. .54 1-1
Sis Furlongs Myrtle Dixon won. Stole
second. PappleEold third. Time. 1:11 1-5.
Five furlonps Dr. Maik won Tobog-
gan second. Blue Band third. Time 1:0b.
i mi mile ("aptaln l.ytla won. Miss
Topsy second. Mellor third. Time l:ii
Races at Gainesville.
iHouilo Post Specusi.)
c VINESVILLK Texas. Septemlier 15.
Th. attendance at the fair grounds today
was very large despite the heavy clouds
tha; hung over the town all day. which
thrt itened rain and broke into the pro-
grai i to some extent.
Tl.e racing was good with the excep-
tion of the one-mile trot which was won
in a walk by R.-na IVodigal.
Half ml e pace-Miss A Z. Ramon N
Pr Whltten. Time 1:10
Ore mile trot Rena ITodlgal Stanfleld.
S. K. Travis. Time 2.39Hf
Five-eighths of a mile No Quarter
Baywood. Grocey B. Time 1 06.
Three-fourths of a mile running Vin-
cinio Annie Hill. Hlghlee. Time 1:17.
Results at Syracuse.
STRAC1 "SR. N. T. Sptember 15 -The
Empire stake J:10 trot Prince Queen
Aquln. Teasel. Best time 2 07S4.
2 1" trot Allen Winters. Northern Man
Kid McGregor. Best time J:T1V
3 04 pare Edgewood Boy. Reproachless
Baron Orattan. Best time 2:03V
THE HOUSTON BOWLERS. BOWL.
Rolled for First Time Since Their
Return From Dallas.
The Houston Turnveretn bowlers met
last night on the Turnveretn alleys in a
practice contest the first since their re-
turn from the State tournament at Dal-
las. Preceding the rolling there was a busi-
ness session several matters of impor-
tance coming up for discussion. It was
decided to have a new lnterturnverelm
league and hIx teams were chosen the
members of each being so selected that
each team possesses relatively the
strength of the others. Taking a general
average there is but a few points differ-
ence m the asrgregate scores of tle men
constituting each team
The teams as sele ted for the league
and which will start bowling the first
Tuesday in October are as follows:
Hilly Leopold coptalnu Oreen. Schwel-
kart. II. Telschow and Schneider
R Knodel captain; Rlchey. G Tels-
chow. Schoenmann and Schmidt.
J. C. Benzlger captain. Votgt Rainwa-
ter. McCardell and H L. Sam.
E. W. Leman. captain: J. H. Meyer
BryanW Ielgh and Sampson.
D P. 8nieaton captain; Hchroeder. C.
L Warren Mci.elland and Keen.
Henry Aibreii.t. captain; M Knodel
Kuhlman. Thompson and Charlton.
During fKe course of the meeting an
article published In Sunday's Post regard-
ing the treatment accorded the Houston'
bowlers In Dallas came up for consider-
able discussion and a committee con-
sisting of H M Rainwater Charles
Kuhlman and W W Schmidt was ap-
pointed to draft a statement disclaiming
all responsibility for this article on the
part of the Turnvereln bowlers
The committee immediately got to work
and the following statement was pre-
The statement In Sunday's Post. In-
timating that ttie Houston Ujwlers did not
receive the courtesies which they ex-
pected In Dallas at the Stiite tournament
was unauthorized and got into print
without the knowledge sanction or in-
dorsement of this organization "
The atatomant was signed by th oora-
mlttee anMW Henry Albrsoht. president
and D. D- Smsaton. secretary of the
It seemed to be the opinion of all that
.a letter should be written to the Pallas
clubs stating that the Houstoja Turn-
veretn bowlers were treated well aV lally
and had never given out any stiflanjent
to the contrary.
SCHOENMANN HIGH MAN '
Manr of tha scores Isst nlRht ..re
f -. .i. . .: .
that ha ata
tha ILI Uwta Hautstry
saora of ast Btea. Alar
' ifM tojaraa at tka
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Knodai ........w. i 44
fcdnwataf"!'";. x? t 8
W H. Wartetl... SS B
F0SGARD HOLDS IT
gAUTTALlSrS HIGH AVERAGE
THE0TJ0H THE SHOOT.
Fred OBryiAi Won the Aaiateur
.Honors at the Traps on the
Testarday was the concluding day of
tne rsglsterad amateur shoot arranged
and pulled off bf Manager Alf Gardiner
of the Adoua-bulna Gun club at Ban
Jacinto park. The scores on the eeoond
day were not in to the average of the
shooters but tha event taken as a
whole p raved very enjoyable to the trap
experts due largely to the jovial de-
meanor and good fellowship of "Uncle
Petey." otherwise Frank Faurote and
"Fussy" known also as "Beldy" Fos-
gard. r usgard wag high professional for the
day. breaking Mt out of M0. Faurote was
second high with 182 out of m Jacks3n
third. 180 out of M. Fred O Bryant was
high amateur for the day with 178 out
of 200 Miller Of I'latonla was second
with 178 out ofylOO. Imhoff was third
with 174 out of SOU. Fosgard was high
professional for the two days breaking
373 out of 4W Miller was high amateur
for the two days breaking Us out of too.
Farthing second with 347. Sen was
third with 346.
The following are the scores:
Shot at. Broke.
Fosgard 200 la
Faurote 200 lirj
Scoffleld 200 17
Sens 200 1T0
Miller 200 17i
Webb 70 cci
Cleveland TO 64
Farthing 300 US)
Imhoff 200 174
O' Bryant 300 1'J
Gardiner 300 15S
Fosgard. J 200 174
Byrne 200 17H
Jackson 300 180
Heard 300 14a
Jones i lOii
Schweikart 160 101
Schwarts 80 47
Raper 80 S3
Bloxsom 80 71
Mush way 40 86
In a match at M0 targets per man. 210
entrance Byrne of Galveston was high.
SS. and Sens second with 87 The shoo'-
ers all expressed themselves as being
highly pleased add say that they win
all be on hand for the Sunny South
The club will hold Its weekly shoot
this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and tower
shooting will be the feature.
HOUSTON CLUB PROGRAM.
The regular weakly shoot of the Hous-
ton Gun club will take place at the San
Felipe road traps tomorrow afternoon
the following being the program:
Ten targets entrance 70c. 6c Jack rab-
bit system with balance divided SO. So 30.
Fifteen targets entrance 11.86. 6o Jack
rabbit high man Halllstlte cup and GO
per cent of money second SO per cent
third 20 per cent
Ten target entrance 70c .6c Jack rabbit
balance 60 SK 9
Twenty-flye targets 82 entrance 6o Jack
rabbit high men classes A and R 80 per
cent each second 20 per cent each. Gun
and shell event
Ten targets entrance TOe 5c Jack rabbit
balance 50 30 50.
Fifteen tsrgeis. entrance $1.06. 5c Jack
rabbit balance 50. 30. 20.
Ten targets entrance 70c 5c Jack rabbit
balance 50 80 S).
Thirty targets. 12 10 entrance 6c Jack
rabbit high man vase and 80 per cent
second 40 per cent.
Money will be added based on the num-
ber of shooters.
NEW PLANS AT RICE
ETTRoisAH AND AMERICA SYS-
TEMS 5EXT SUNDAY.
Hugh Hamilton Proprietor Making
Many Impreveaientfj Nfrw Fur-
nishings in Booms.
Hugh Hamilton proprietor of the Rice
hotel announced yesterday that com-
mencing next Sunday that hostelry will
be conducted ujon both the American
and European plans instead of the Eu-
ropean plan onlr as now. Ever since
the hotel was opened until January 1
last the Rice was strictly an American-
plan hotel. The majority of the patrons
referred the old style and the change
Is made to aimmodata all.
The Pergola which will be redecorated
and refurnished will be used for the
American-plan dicing room While the or-
dinary adjoining will be the dining room
for the European plan guests. In the lat-
ter accommodations will be had for fifty
guests and servl e will be strictly a la
carte the club breakfast and merchants'
lunch being abolithed.
Thayer's orchestra has been engaged
and will render programs twice dally
from 18 m. to 2 pJm. and from 6 to 8
Sinoe taking charge of the hotel Mr
Hamilton has been doing things at the
Rice. All of the room In the house are
being repapered. recaypeted. refurnished
Including furniture etc. Iron beds iro
replacing the old wooden ones new bed-
ding Is belli ? Installed and even new
electric fixtures are being plaoed In the
Private baths are being placed In a
great many rooms and In many others
stationary washstand ass being In-
stalled. The parlors are being refur-
nished and In fact the Rice is undergo-
ing a refurnishing fretn the (round to
the top floor.
On the parlor floor the bridal suite has
an especially fine new set of furniture
and there lias been added to It a private
Fiarlor. and a part of the front gallery
s being set aside for "newlyweds. Vis-
iting couples on their honeyhlbon trip can
live In rcgsi style at the Rice.
An important innovation will be the
Crystal t ave which will supplant the
Mission Grill room tt will be In the
earns place as the grill but will be for
women as well as man. Entrance will
be from the main lobby at the hotel.
Karl Stock Is building this dining room
and he promises something novel. It
will be 50x135 feet in atge. The same
kitchen which Is unilaCSTOlne' repairs on
the first floor as uscf for the American
and Eurooean plan dining rooms SUI cook
th food for the Cave ft GfJsnarCeve.
erhlch will be constructed!) papier
Mr Hamilton Is havlhgt repairs made
even In the engine roortr. The boilers are
being reset. The Ice plant la being Im-
proved The hotel recently Installed the
Vacuum system for cleaning the rooms.
tVE HAVE IT AT YOtm PHICB.
That ps-tlculr suit yov are fQMff to
wet for fall. R. L. MorriaA Co. tailors.
JjjBCon.re.y' avtjflt iptdar
wtrnrn. with a
tad at tha
f ' m -
Why is it that you will persistently continut to wait until the day school opens before
you will buy the books that your childfen need? You know as well as we that the
rush for the-tthool books will be worse than any bargain day sale at the dry goods store
ever thought of being it always has been and always will be a push and Jam I You
remember the last time that vou waited until the first dav of ar.honl. vou declared that it
would be the last time that
such a declaration? Simply .because you reahxed that if you had gone but a day or SO
sooner you would have gotten exactly the same books and not have felt as though you
had tXen through a mill. - - W Will Cheerfully Exchange All Qooks Bought in Error.
B0RTH EJTB CITIZENS COM-
PLALN OF VEIHTO DELAY.
Will Petition Council to Prevent
Bloolring at Hardy Street Cross-
inij Railroad's Statement
Members of the North Bind Improve-
ment club are complaining about what
they call very annoying conditions at the
Hardy street crossing of the Southern Pa-
clflo yards. President Collins of the club
said yesterday that the making up of
trains by the large switch engines of the
railroads causes the crossing to be
blocked for unreasonable periods. There
was not so much cause for complaint he
said when the smaller switch engines
were In service because the railroad gen-
erally had two of them at work on a
single train and they got through quicker
but now that the larger locomotives are
in service only one Is used to the train
and it takes twice as long to make it up.
Mr Collins slated that a petition for
relief will be presented to the city council
and falling to get relief from that source
agitation will be commenced In that sec-
tion of the city for a tunnel for vehicles
and pedestrians under the tracks.
CAN BE EASILY REMEDIED.
"Regarding the alleged interference of
our switch engines with traffic on the
Hardy street crossing In the Fifth ward "
said W. G. Van Vlcck. vice president and
manager of the Texas and New Orleans
railroad to a Post representative Tuesday
afternoon "and the complaint that it is
Impossible to learn the names of the
engineers and trainmen In order to make
a complaint against them in the ordinary
way I wish to state that It is a very
easy matter for any one to obtain the
number of the engine or engines which
blockade the crossing and If such num-
bers are reported to this office we would
quickly be able to And the names of the
crews which man them.
"Our rules regarding the blockading of
crossings are very positive and we
discipline iUr men whenever we catch
them violating our rules of the ordinances
tf the city. No formal complaint has
been made to us of the Hijrdy street
crossing for over a year. Any time such
reports are received by us toey receive
our prompt and immediate attention."
MEXICANS TO CELEBRATE
Consul Velarde and Party From Gal-
veston Will Attend Exercises
in Houston Tonight.
This evening at 8 SO o'clock the Mexican
colonies of Houston and Galveston will
Join in a celebration In this city of the
anniversary of the declaration of inde-
pendence which resulted in the overthrow
of Spani8ii rule and made Mexico a re-
public. Assistant City Attorney J. E. Nlday will
deliver the address of welcome as a rep-
rsentative of the city authorities and Kev.
J. W. Moore who knows the Mexican
lieople and something of their country
will deliver an address also.
The members of the Galveston Mexican
society headed by Consul M. N. Velarde
of that port will leave the Island City
this afternoon in a special car for Hous-
ton in respense tn an Invitation from their
countrymen here to Join In the celebra-
tion. It Is anticipated that there will be
about 100 In the party from Galveston.
Besides the Mexican people who will at-
tend there will be many Americans to
Join in the celebration.
The following is the program:
Overture Reception R. Schleppgrell
By the Orchestra.
Resdlrig of the Proclamation of Inde-
pendence P. Ramlres Reyes
Mexican National Hymn Orchestra
Official address J. J. Mercado
Polish National Dance H. Kchawenka
lly the Orchestra.
Address W. Juares
Intermedin P. Mascagtil
By the Orchestra.
Piano solo -Caprice V'alse
Miss Annlo Byrd Ward
Address I Oehoa
Lucia Di Lammermoor Donlsettl
By the Orchestra.
Piano and violin Schubert's Serenade
Prof R Mascorro. Jr.. and Miss Annie
Mexican National Hymn
Oiorui of Little OirH
Piano solo Rapsodie Mignonie. Op. 410
...By a Little Boy. Mr. P. Ouetlerres
Dixie r Orchestra
News of the City
THH last summer night concert of the
season will take place at Turner Hall st
8:15 tonight. Tickets dated September 8
will be honored. I
A MEETING' of the Mothers' club of
the Hawthorne school Is called for Fri-
day afternoon at t o'clock. All who are
interested In the School's work are ear-
nestly requested to be present.
THE vaccination or children by the
corps of physicians in the city health
department continues and the offices are
pretty well crowded throughout the day
with tfoipectlve pupils of the schools.
About 800 little ones haVe had their arms
scratched by the health department doc-
tors lo date.
LITTLE Adeline Holtkamp who has
been 111 with tjVphold fever underwent a
delicate surgical operation at St. Joseph's
infirmary at 12 o'clock yesterday. The
little girl Is but 18 years old. but with-
stood the shock of the operation well and
at the last report from the hospital was
resting as easy a could be expected.
THE FIRE which etourred yesterday
evening at 8:16 O'clock at 1812 Holman
street district of b6x Mo. 328. wai the
two-Story stable of Joe Esgle. The build-
ing was valued at 11300 anad the contents
at $1000. The department responded
promptly and only Slfi damages resulted
110 of which was aaaliut (ha building
proper. Doth building and contents were
THE water department has commenced
laying the main extension on Houston
avenue beginning at Spring street to
connect up the line to .Woodland Heights
about COO feet of alsmt-lnch nine bains'
ydu wpuld ever do that foolish trick. Now why did you makeJ
TEOLIN PILLOT COMPANY
"WE ARE FOR BOTS"
SHOTVELL & HARRISON
SO 9 MAIN STREET foray Brothers' OleTStaad
LARGEST TAILORING BUSINESS IN TEXAS
J. B. F. ROBINSON
HIGH CLASS TAILORING
Houston Beaumont Qalreaton Waco 408-409 Moora-Burnatt Dlda.
Fort Worth Dallas Ban Antonio. Phone 4H00. Honaton. Taxaa
placed at the corner of Houston avenue
and Webber street.
E. B. DAVIS who is charged with vio-
lating the Sunday law by selling liquor
on that day waived the right to an ex-
amining trial before Justice McDonald
and was placed under a 1100 bond to
await the action of the grand Jury.
WHILE out driving last night a horse
attached to a vehicle occupied by Ester
Williams and Maud Myers became fright-
ened at something near the Southern Pa-
cific railroad crossing on the Harrlshurir
road and ran away. Both were thrown
out of the rig and painfully Injured. They
were removed in the white ambulance of
C J Wright & Co. to the Houston In-
firmary where they were given medical
THROWN HIGH IN AIR
HEGR0 B0T FATALLY INJURED
Buggy Turned Completely Over
Tossing Him Up 80 Feet and
Landing 40 Feet Away.
A spectacular runaway occurred yes-
terday morning on Preston avenue as a
result of which an unknown negro boy
about 15 years of age will die. The boy
had come to town from Oates' Prairie
settlement on Oreens bayou about fifteen
miles from Houston. He was accom-
panied by a negro man. and on the start
back home the man got out of the buggy
ami went Into a feed store dn Preston
avenue near Buffalo bayou. The boy
remained In the buggy and while the
man was In the store the horse took
fright at something and began to run.
Tho lit tie negro could not check him.
though he struggled heroically at the
The animal proceeded out toward the
bayou bridge at full speed and just be-
fore reaching the blacksmith Bhop of
Frank Kller on the banks of the stream
at the Srldge came up behind another
vehlcle-oing In the same direction. The
harness was stripped from the runawajf
animal and the buggy In which the little
negro was riding turned over completely.
Frank Kller who witnessed the whole
Incident said the little negro waa thrown
at least twenty feet high anil traveled
through the air a distahce of forty feet
landing on his head on the asphalt pave-
ment of the street. The buggy came
down on top of him Mr. Elier hurried
to pick the boy up and then telephoned
for the ambulance. However Dr. George
W. I-arendon. city health officer came
along in his buggy and the injured boy '
was taken by him to the Houston in-
firmary. At the Infirmary it was found
that the boy's Injuries are probably
fatal. It being necessary for the physi:
clans to remove & section of the skull
about two Inches square.
The negro man took the horse ami
proceeded to the home of tho boy to
notify his parenU. and they arrived at
the Infirmary laslntght.
TEXAS AMATEUR BASEBALL.
SARATOGA. Texas September 13. In
a double-header here today with Voth
and Batson the locals took both games
the first being a onesided affair. 18 to 2.
The second was won by the phenomenal
work of Windom. formerly of the Hous-
ton team by the score of i to 0. Orchard
also pitched great ball.
Saratoga 002 020 1006 1 4
Batsnn 000 000 000-0 4 S
Windom and Fort; Orchard and Brad-
ley. WE HAVE IT AT TOUR PRICES.
That particular Suit you are coins; to
fet for fall. R. L. Morris A Co. Tailors.
103 Congress avenue. Suits to order
LittelFa Liquid Sulphur
Stops .tehinc Iruttmtit-
ana wBl tbtolauly
tent voitpitl to tay
tat Ittt sppllestlon
Frlckly Heel Kittt
" -rn 1 i up
400 Mala St
Thorn and Caotua-
Proof Bicycle Tlrea
the best red tkr
MARCH CTTLM0RE Houston Texas
Bioyolts Sold on Easy Pay m ante.
Inner tubes 80c: pumps 25c; bells 36c
Roller Skates all si sea and prices.
HEIGHTS RATE FIXED
TAXPAYERS WILL BE CHARGED
87 12-c ON THE HUNDRED.
Rate Last Year Was $1 the Reduc-
tion This Year Being Possible .
on Increased Valuation.
At the meeting of the city council ol
Houston Hlgh(s last night the tax'ratj
for the present year 'was fixed
cents being a reduction of 121 cents
compared with last year's rate. The ac-
tion was taken on receipt of the report
of the board of equalisation showing tha
property valuations as fixed by that body
to aggregate 82.456221 this year as agaiaet
16211081 last year making an Increase In
values for the present year of 8834140.
The board of equalization was composed
of John T. Boyle W. V. Cox and T. H.
Dixon and the following la the report
that was filed with City Secretary Dur-
"1. We have after some thirteen ses-
sions concluded our labors examined
and given our approval to the tai roim
for the current year. In the prosecution
of our work we have known no man
or Institution but have sought to the
fullest extent possible to equalise' the
burden of taxation. Fully 98 per cent
of the taxpayers who appeared before us
after ascertaining the figures affecting
their property expressed the utmost satis-
faction with our work. We sought to
S lease no one. but elmply to do our sworn
uty and this we havedone to the ex-
tent of our ability.
"2. The total taxable values as fixed
by us amounts to 32.456.221. as against
122.0S1 last year the Increase being
"3. It Is a notorious fact that really
In the Heights has in years gone by
been valued at ridiculously low figures
for taxing purposes and while we hava
not sought to enroll same this year at
anything above from tio to 70 per cent of
its value we have endeavored to bring
about absolute equality in valuations as
far as It lay In our powe to do so. lt-
ls a matter of common knowledge that
realty values In the Heights are steadily
advancing and that even during the pre-
i ceding twelve months a substantial ad
vance along this line has resulted.
"4. It Is further of common knowledge
that building material and labor ranged
far lower on January 1 1&08 than was
the case on January 1 1907 and In ap-
preciation of this fact and In Order to
avoid the charge of discrimination we
added generally 10 per cent to valuations
fixed on dwelling and mercantile improve-
ments last year and adopted the total as
our figures for this year. By this course
we feel that the advance on bath realty
and Improvements made by us hag been
"6. In our opinion some of the largest
and most valuable public service corpora-
tions In th Helsfhts harve in past years
escaped their Just proportion of the huf-
dens of taxation and 'hence this year ft
has beeh bur special - endeavo ; to ra
to It that every propert bwner.lfi tha
Helghta made equal and jtiat centrlbatiaSS
to the expenses of government'
Of the 87V4 cents to be collected on
every 1100 worth ot property SO eents will
be applied for the -maintenance ot tne
very exeellent school system and the re-
mainder 87 M Cents wtU be used to defray
the otbej expenses of tha municipality
Yoai safer nLlla ata (all af poison aad net only irritate
tad Inflate yotii thin but art liable ts poison )To. and
give yot Loea Jtw Errstpelat ot Xtsema.
Don't tslta cnantef with say torn of sklq rath at
roach! no matter whit may bt th troable at matter
how stack It itches yoa don't hart to suffer yot dea'l
hit tt tcratektor
eat any tkin discs ilikt a saver
tdiret tn rtctlpt f 10c. ia stamps. Tkt
trUl prey it TaU la tat.tM tt Xettau
Cat Bums Stall tay thin tr tctla
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NewTta- Strewt . . ' it. Ladle. MaK
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