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USH HOLDS TIGERS
AS BEAVERS CLOUT
Portland Clinches Series by
Batting In 4-to-2
Ilsmmodd Show. "Well With Stick
and Contributes Circus Catcla.
Bates and Stnmpf lilt Well.
. Lush Knocked Unconscious.
radft CM liw IHavadtoas.
W 1 Pet. I W. L. Prt
. rraartaco. i M .is I Oak taad . . . . J" ?
La. Aasalaa.4M Wl V.rooa..... " 4 .4i
Fwtld ...HM.WWI Uk...M.l
aa Ta imlw-Pariland 4. Y.rea .
JLt e.t I-" "All u. "V 7 -a ' -
a. a.. F-r.n-t.ra Oaalaa3 8a rr.a
T. . . T . k. H.Ii Laka C Lo. A.C.IM a.
LOS ANQELES, CaU Joly SP
ctaL Doc White's hope for an even
braak In tha series with Portland were
rudely dashed today when tha visitors
from tha North trlmmad tha lowly
Vernon bo lie h by tha acora of 4 to X.
TwalTa hits were recorded for tha Tlal
tora. while Vernon fathered in nine.
Lash, for tha visitors, waa mora ef
fective and managed to ecatter tha
hits of. tha Timers, while Henley waa
touched op with more or leia fre
Neither aide scored until tha fourth
Inning when Stnmpf started It for
Portland by doubling to right. Carlscn
was hit by a pitched ball and Hlllyard
sacrificed. advanclnr Carlson. On
Derrick's out Stunipf scored and
Caiiscb went to third. At this point
one of Henley's swift balls knocked
Lash unconscious, but he recovered
and fok first base. , . M ....
Three mora were recorded for tha
Tlaltora In the seventh, which cinched
tha same. Hammond alnrled to cen
ter and Speas sacrificed. Bates singled
Infield, aendina: Hammond to third,
and Stumpf singled to center, scoring
Hammond and aendina; Bates to sec
end. Hammond made a sensational one
kirnt catch of a fouL Score:
Portland I V.raon
ii.u b a. a an Radars.
n v a r-'
B H O A K
S I 1 oo
Hmrad. S 4 SoDoaaa.1..
1 4 eo
1 0 00
iaa.r... a l
0 0 Bay iu.m. 3
bml .. 6 S
1 S 0 Wilholi.r.. 4
5 S Purtall.S.3 4
6 10 ;iichma.l 4
3 S O'Brgar.a. . 3
Stvmpf.l. S 3
('irlK.e. 4 1
HiKyard.m s n
DtmcU. 4 0
lAih.p... Z 3
3 3 1
4 1 O
0 10Hnly.p.. 0 0 30
IHlabara.-.Z Z o 3 1
Ta!....3T 11 ST 14 Of Total.. ..M HM111
Orrrtrk cut. hit br cxattad ball.
Battad for Bayleas In aiath.
--Batrad lot li.al.y In eighth.
Portland i ? 5 i ? ? ? ? etlii
Hit. iz I
Rant, Hammead. FatM. Btumpf 3. DoaB.
PnrteU. Two-baa. hlta. Bat.a. Stumpf. Car
la. h Purt.a Sarrlflc. hlta. Hlllyard. rxan.
apaaa. struck on', by Load 4. br Henley 4.
Bam a ball ff Lash 3. Ruaa re.pon.lbl.
for Hanl.y Z. Ln.h 2. Doubla playa. I'urt.ll
o Bargor to Glalcbmann, Hammond to Per-rt-k.
Hit by pitched ball. Cariacn. by Uu.h
Wild pllcb. Loan. L'mplraa. Hold and
Braahaar. Time. 1:33.
OAKS WIS TWO FROM SEALS
Caret Meets Ills Second Pcfcat and
Commuters Take Edge on Series.
SAX FRANCISCO. July 31. By win
ning both game of a double-header to
day from San Francisco. Oakland ob
tained a one-tame lead ever the Psals
In the seven games played to date In
the current series. Tha opener saw tha
leacua leaders whitewashed by Pitcher
PruletU who held hia opponenta to three
scattered bits. Cavot. the Sealer new
southpaw, took hia eecond defeat of the
week in the aecond game. I to L The
Oaks tied things up In the .larhtb frame
and put over the winning talty In the
ninth on Johnson's single, Elllotfs sac
rifice and a timely blngle by Kuhn.
San Franclaeo I Oakland
It M o A t: rinuMz.
r n v b r. . v
4 0 1 aoMundorff.r 0 00
4 0 3 1 siiWlaft.1 4 3 0 OS
lei eo iohn.-a.au 4131
3 e 3 OKlllott.e.. S 0 7 3 1
3 0 1 0 l.ltachUJ.. 4 O S 34
9 i- a a i.-i.km i . saaaa
l'orhaa..r 3 14 3381
Bmlto.p.. a m w ivrraiaika. a a
Tetaia. 3 II ! Total.. 31 ST 14 4
Has Fraactace OOeeOOOe 0
tft. eieei lee e
Oakland leeeeees a
Una 13101003 a
Rasa Manrforff. Marcan. Mlddl.ton. Two
bM bit. Mad:toa. Johnataa. Vacnflc.
bit. Jona. Uaa. oa ball., off Prnlih 1.
off prmrtt 4 11 rack oat. br entlla 3. by
ITaieti a Hit by pllcOar. Klilott- trouble
fiiay. Gtmt ta Marcan. tulen baaea. bebal
r. Johnatan. Ran re.pon.4bla for. Smith
3 Ltl en bam San rranciaca Oak
land a Time ot same. 1:40. Vmptrca.
Finney and Guthrie.
San rranciao I Oakland
H H O AC D H O A r.
Flr.car'd.r 1 1 0 0 Wnndnrf.r. 3 0 1 OS
k-ha.ier.1. 3 0 O 0 Marran.2. 3 1 3 30
ateloaa.l. 3 111 0 1 Mid'leton.l 4 0 SO
rxrwna.3.. 3 0 3 3 O JonrWon.ni 4 100
Jonea.1... 4 0 3 VF.lllott.e.. 3 0 4 3
Boli..m.. 43 0 0 Lltavhl.3.. 4 O 3 30
CarHan . 3 13 BOKunn.1... S 3 11 0
S-p'ewtae 3 0 4 3 S llueat... .. 3 3 3 0 0
Car.t.B... S 1 0 SORemneaap 3 0 O 30
iHeen.... O 0 00
iBear.p.... 0 0 0 00
- Totala " 14 It Totala. ! SIT ISO
1T out arbon ailnnlna run waa aeoretl.
fcvattd for K.mn.aa In elshtn Innlna.
as Franclaeo 0 e O o e 1 0 O 0 1
Hit. o 0 O 1 1 3 1 o 1 s
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
,l,,a 0 O 1 0 1 0 1 3
Runa. Fttssoraid. Johnston, Riel. One
ran. & hit, off Hernneaa at bat In 0
Innlnsa. Two-b.ao hit, M'loan. Sarnflee
hlta. Marcan. tor?an. Mnndorf. :llott.
Baaea on bal!. Catvet 3, Bvmnaa. 4. struck
ent. Caret 4. Remaea 3. H'.ol.n baaea. Kuhn,
Gueet. Run. re.pon.ihle tor. Cavet X item
MM 1. Left on baaee. baa Franclaeo a
Oakland a lTei:t TIOT7 nw. 1 iro.
aHf 1:43. Umpires. Oathna and FU.
E.EES trSET AXGEIj HCIUEKS
Salt Lake Wins llard-lllttlns Game
SALT LAKE. July JlSalt Lake
won m. clean-cut irlctory from Lo
aitaelea today. to 3. Hitting by both
teama was hard. Score:
. .... .. isalt Laka
H U O AC B B O AE
4 a z V u vu i a ia n. m. a vw
a a a SlSBlnn.r 3 3 3 1V
4 3 3 0 Hri'f.l.... 4 1 T 1 0
J 6 IvU KB.I.. 4 S 1 00
tie O UileJaon.1.. 3 1 f. 0 S
t 1 3 SVOrr.a 4 110
4 0 T 1 1 HaiilaaiuA. 4 3 0
4 4 1 OtHiDDb. 4 0 S II
3 a a S v rttt.rx.p.. 3 0 0 111
1 0 0 0A
Totala 30 11.23 S 31 Total... 33 11 3T 13 t
Bettea for J. . j n m..-,
. . .... In t.r f V HC
-3fe .:v.v.v.v:::t::: tltlt
Ron a. xasrert. Butler . Qnlnlaa. Brief.
.,,7i cia...n. Orr. Two-baae hlta. Koer
Vr Mil I'TU Botl.r. Qjln:aa 2. Brlet. Shlna.
".Jain. or. aennc. hit Wolt.r. Shlna.
Wo'a taa-a. o-von. Orr. rai oa balla,
eft J. Ra 1. Flttery 4. Struck hr J
H.aa a rittery T. Laft en baaea, Lea AB
'. 11 Salt Ijake 5. yir.t a oa error,
yait Lax - 1. trouble p:ar. T.rrr ta Bue
mi;;er to Bo.ea. Hit br puch.r caia.. Time.
3 i4. iBfitH, Tetaaa aad PhJ-e. A
DAUBERTS EXCELLENT STICK
5 - Hvf5
Brooklyn-a crack flrat baaeroan. J ake Daubert, Is modest snd unassuming
and does not care to take any credit u nto himself for the record-breaking
rise of the Brooklyn.. In the National League pennant race 'l?1,'. VliV
tlon and expert sporting dope, nowever. nom rHF--i"
ior the improvement in the "moral." of the Dodgers. A. It Is. Dub.rt I.
leading the National League In battl n arerage honora with a score around
330 If his good sUckwork continues, and if the rest of the team plays
equally aa well, fans may soon expect to see Brooklyn realise Its lifelong- am
bition of heading the first division.
IOCTHERS C AXIFO B'I A TITLE IS
WRESTED FROM SISTER.
Exhamplea Ten a la Player, Who Re
tired After Marrlase, Saceeaafal
la Flrat Stage of Coane Back.
- nnmt c-T jni. 31. Mrs.
Thomas C. Bundy (May Sutton) de
feated today her sister. Florence Sut
ton. In the challenge round of the
Southern California championship tour
nament. 0-3. -J.
rk. vioinr tndav was the initial
stage of a "come-back." by which Mrs.
Bundy hopes again to attain the world s
Mrs. Bundy earlier in me nay
feated Mary K. Browne, three years
National woman's doubles and singles
tenni. champion. In the finals of the
tournament. -l. - It was Miss
Browne s first oeieat in inree
After her marriage. In 1311, Mrs.
1 DAkaFta tha 17-vear-old hlah
school student of Stn Francisco, today
defeated Thomas C. Bundy. of the Na
tional doubles champion team in the
finals of the men's open singles of the
Southern California championship tour
nament. 3-S, -. 9-1. -.
The challenge match will not be
played this year, aa War Pawson, last
year's champion, ia in tno av-t.
Heard on the Links
IN Chicago golfing circles tneyara
telling a food yarn on one of the
experts of the dally press of the Illi
One day he sallied forth to collect a
-oirio, .ewa He played
leisurely and not well. To knoca the
ball fire miles made the tour jt the
li holea more miereaiin
drlvea were from SO to 00 yards, oeldom
itralght: his brassies mo
in keeping: hia approacuea
ike retreats. WIM"'?' drop
that a-nvJe mo ot "-"
ieven or eight balla at the edge and
:. .L . " .... with a skill so
far variance" with hi. us. of the
other clubs that tne cnauy r
mouthed in amaiement.
Thla went on for nine holea As tne
reporter started for the tenth to. be
. . . ... fnr tha caddy, ex-
pectlng the latter to pass the driver. The
caddy paia no
"Driver, ooy: "uru mi
. . ! .&s Tarda, sir.
1 n I . itma - -
responded th boy. -Why not tlcH to
your putterr ...
tt .v.a.n rnlfira tiATa boen
Invited to compete in the four-ball
. aariiBt 1 to 7. tO
celebrate the opening of the new home
of the Essex country n -cbester-by-the-Sea.
Francis Oulmet and many other fa
mous golfers have accepted the Invi
tations ana win oe
XT- i. ... that haa any beat aent
out over the wire for some time:
St. Joseph. Mo. in maaing a on
at tha Country Club,
George Welhl s baU hit a woodpecker
flying swiftly In the opposite direction.
When he plcaea up tne oaii am
the woodpecker's beak Imbedded in
It to a depth of half an Inch.
a a e
F. D. Oakley, of the Tacoma Coun
try Club la being looked to for some
new records for long driving In the
near future. Although be Is reported
as getting 250-yard drives with staid
" i. . i- .ariafled. Ha haa
just had a new ivory-faced club con-
atructed and is going to give n m.
shortly. . , .
Golfers In the Esst kept a close
watch on the wora ot jaca .ima
.. x.. t n.wi. I- the Ms? Western
f i a r r j a. a. - - -
tournament at Cleveland. Both players
Will PlSy in IDS National coaiunuo-
ships at Detroit, and Easterners were
i . . . . n . . a Una on them.
Just how valuable the line they did
get will prove, in view 01 tneir anow
Inge, will be determined later.
A report of a hole made In a game the
other dsy on tne course. 01 ma nam
Ington (I L) Club has just been re
ceived. ... .
r... I.. Pnnklln made a ISO-vard
hole by holding out a mldlron shot
from tne tee.' The ban was inougni to
have gone well on the green, but was
not found there. A vigorous search
In the rough grass followed, but It was
not found there. It was not until the
following players wsre about to hole
out that the little white sphere was
found hiding in toe cup.
a a e i
The annual midsummer tournament
ot tko Eugene Country. Club Is oa in
THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAN. PORTLAND. AUGUST 1, 1915,
WORK HELPS PUT BROOKLYN
OF FIRST PLACE.
- - bA
full force. It began last Sundsy with
the first round, which wss finished
last night. Today will see the star
of the second round. Each round will
consume a week's play, until August
22. when the semi-finals will be played
that week, followed by the finals on
A number of prises have been put
up for the tournament, and among
thone entered are Hugo Bnzdek and A.
R. Tiffany, coach of athletics and grad
uate manager of athletics respectively,
at the University of Oregon.
The ' first tournament of the Cen
tralla (Wash.) Golf Club, which con
sumed three days, was a huge suc
Golf improves billiards, says Koji
Yam ad a. the Japanese player. In a re
cent interview he declared that his
"cue eye" is materially benefited by
playing the Scottish sport.
In his golf game Yamada Is espe
cially good on the putting games a
fact that Is easily explained.
- a e e
Hsrry T. Gardner, a well-known
KVrthweetem golfer, who resides at
Vancouver. B. C, and recently . par
ticipated in the tournaments at Seattle
and Tacoma. has enlisted with a Cana
dian regiment and will leave shortly
for the front, says reports from Van
couver. Just before enlisting Gardner
won the championship of the Van
couver golf clubs In a tournament
staged by the three.
PACKERS WIX TWO GA3IES
Kansas City Celebrates 'Stovall Day'
by Victory and Present to Manager.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. July SI. Kansas
City took both games of a double-
header from the Baltimore Federals
cn "Stovall day" and tied with Chicago
for first plsce. Both games were won
to 1. The first contest was a pitch
ers' battle between Rankin Johnson
snd George Johnson, the local Indian
Tha second game also developed Into
a tight affair with pitchers holding
- Manager Stovall, of the Kansas City
club, was presented with a purse lined
with gold pieces and a bag of golf
sticks. The acore:
R. II. E-l R. H. E.
Baltimore. .1 I UKansas City 2 S
Batteries R- Johnson and Owens; G.
Johnson and Easterly.
Baltimore. .1 t 1 Kansas City I t
Batteries Bailey and Owens; Packard
Buffalo 0-1, St. Louis 1-0.
ST. LOUIS. Mo.. July 31. Davenport
pitched two full games for St. lyouls in
today's double-header with the Buffalo
Federals, winning the first game. 1 to
0. and losing the second by a similar
score. In the 18 Innings he allowed
only five hlta In the first game. Mil
ler made the only and winning score
for St. Louis by stealing home after
Chapman at bat, had two balls and two
strikes. The scores:
R. H. E.I at. H. E.
Buffalo. . .0 4 l'St. Louis 1 6 S
Batteries Schuls and Allen; Daven
port and Hartley, Chapman.
R. H. E. R. H. E.
Buffalo. . .1 1 l!St. Louis... 0 7 0
Batteries Lafitte, Bedlent and Blair;
Davenport and Chapman. -
Pittsburg A, Brooklyn 2.
PITTSBURG. July SI. Brooklyn was
defeated by Pittsburg today 4 to 2.
through the effective pitching of San
ford Burk, who jumped from the Ameri
can Association. Bluejacket was hit
hard In the fourth and fifth Innings,
four runs resulting. The score:
R. H. E.I R. H. E.
Brooklyn. .3 a lPittsburg. .4 11 0
Batteries Bluejacket. Flnneran and
Simon; Burk, Knetzer and O'Connor.
Chicago 7-C, Newark 5-3.
CHICAGO. July SI. Chicago and
Newark divided a double-header today,
Chicago winning the first game, 7 to i,
and losing the second, 2 to S. Moraa
was pounded fox six runs by the locals
in the first two Innings of the opening
contest. Campbell's home-run with two
on bsses In the third Inning of the
second game gave Newark ita victory
It was Schaeffer day, and his friends
gsve him a diamond ring. The scores:
R. . E.I R. H. E.
Newark. . . 11 0Chicago. . .7 10 S
Batterlee Morara, Brandom, Moaeley
and Rartden; Black and Wilson.
Newark. . .1 SiChleago. . . 7 1
Batteries Kalserling and Rsriden;
McConnell and Fischer.
DaeR.hund. era aaad la Germany for
TEN BEST BATTERS
riGLUDE 3 GIANTS
Dell Numbered With 10 Lead
ing National Pitchers in
20 or More Games.
TY COBB RETAINS HONORS
Detrolter Heads American League
Batters With .405 and Is Best .
Base Pilferer and His Club
Leads Also at Bat.
CHICAGO, July SI. Three members
of the New York Nationals have at
tained rank among the first 10 bat
ters of the National League, accord
ing to figures given out here tonight,
and have helped to bring the Giants
Into a tie for batting leadership with
St. Louis. Heinle Zimmerman, the
Chicago slugger, has worked his way
Into the king Tow for the first time
this season. The 10 leaders, including
those who have played In half or more
of the games up to last Wednesday
are Daubert, Brooklyn, S27; Merkle,
New York. S2S; Doyle. New York. S2S;
Snyder. St, Louis, S2S; Groh. Cincin
nati. SIS; Luderus. Philadelphia, 211;
J. Smith, Boston, SOT; Robertson, New
York. S04; Saler. Chicago, SOS; H. Zim
merman, Chicago, 296.
Cravath. Philadelphia, leads the
league in the greatest number of runs
scored with SS. He also holds the
home-run record, with 15 circuit drlvea
Carey, Pittsburg, is the leading base
stealer, with 25. while Baler, cnicago,
leads in total bases with 164.
Cobs and Giants Tie.
X-r VnrV anri St T.nilla r tied for
club batting with 265 . each, and Chi
cago is next with S63.
The ten leading pitchers who have
worked in SO or more games, with
the number of games won snd lost,
are: Pierce, Chicago. and 2; Alex
ander, Philadelphia, 19 and S; Mamaux,
Dix.kiirir is ami i' Mtvtr. Phila
delphia, 16 and 7; Dale, Cincinnati, 12
and 7; Ragan. Boston; 10 ana t; j-en.
Brooklyn, 10 end o; Meaaows, ou mjuh,
k pfoffor Rrooklvn. 8 and 6:
Harmon, Pittsburg, 10 and 8; Vaughan.
Chicago, 11 and .
The ten leading batters In the
imninn T.Aacua. who have nlaved in
half or more game for the season
are: Cobb, uetroit. uo; n. uoiiins, wn
cago. 342:- Jackson, Cleveland. 332;
v..Ak rkinit 3ti- Rnasker. Boston.
623: Cr.iwford, Detroit, S2J; Strunk,
Philadelphia., aai; rournier, tiin-aBu.
316; Cady, uoston, aie; aiaiocu
Cobb Best Baae Pilferer.
"K, to f,. hef tn ha.e. Kteallne:.
having pilfered 62. Ruth, Boston,;
Fournier, Chicago; Kavanaugh, De
t.nif and Caldwell. Pncklnnauarh and
Boone. New York, are all tied for home-
run drives with four apiece. speaKer,
t tn tntfll haaea with 176.
Cobb holds the record for runs scored
The ten leading pitchers who nave
..u ,t J t on a, mnra erames are:
Foster, Boston, , 13 won and 4 lost;
Scott, Chicago, 15 and 6; Faber, Chl-
1 7 n n .1 C - rnv.l-altla. Detroit. 14
and 7; Shore. Boston, 9 and 5; Dauss,
Detroit, 14 and 8; Ayers. Warhington.
7 and 4; Bens, Chicago, 7 and 4; Fisher,
New York, 12 and 7: Johnson, Wash
ington, 14 and 9; Caldwell, New xorK.
14 and 9; Weilman, St, Louis, 15 and
10: Gallia. Washington. 9 and 6.
Detroit, with 270, leads in club bat
ting, and Bokton. with 267. is next.
The ten leading batters in the Fed
eral League who have played In half
or more games are: Magee, Brooklyn,
353: Easterly. KansasCity, 333; Kauff,
Brooklyn, 332: Campbell, Newark. 831;
Flack. Chicago, 830: Fischer. Chicago,
32o: xerKes, fittsoura;,
MATCHES FOR MONEY
British Golf Champion Declares Professionals Entitled to Opportunity to
Show Prowess and Develop Game Which Can Only Be Done by Contests.
BY HARRY VARDON.
THERE Is one excellent lorm ui
contest which seems to me to
- ,An.-iK,.ayt In dlaannolnt-
w Haw wit ..-
Ingly small measure to the history of
golf in the United States. It is the
professional money match.
I must confess that,' in the past 10
or 16 years In Britain, struggles be
tween professionals ior ata.ia
have constituted hardly so distin
guished a feature of golfing affairs as
' olden times; possibly they have been
rob Bed ot soma i . -
glory by the frequent appearance of
t? .!?ng Player. ""Morrlse".'
exnioiuon janici. .. ,,,.
the Dunns. Allen Robertson, old Willie
Park. Bob Ferguson and other celebri
tle. of a bygone age were , M the r
xenlth. practically m --
?SSy received In match play were In
these contest, for stake, which, con-
seauently, were i" . -
byVtron. of the men cone erne, .nd
7rs putting down their own saving, for
a ."needle" fight.
Moaey Matck Good Tralatag.
Still, the love of the money match is
by no means dead in my native coun
try. It still asserts Itself from time to
time and as a rule, it gives rise to
thrtU. ?nch a. not even a champion
ship excites often. So far as I have
Seen able to judge, this kind of rivalry
ne. never appealed Particular y strong
ly to American professionals: at least,
one cannot recall many instances of
the issuing of challenges. It H
pity, because the money ,:natch Is
splendid training for a young and
ambitious golfer. Even though he
loses It. he comes out of it with a
lot more knowledge and experience and
sbility to keep his head on a big oc
casion than he possessed before he
went Into It. ' ' ,
Personally. I have found the truly
strong wine of golfing strife con
tests for staked sums, and the sense
of responsibility which they have im
posedthe necessity of making the
effort of a lifetime to be supreme has
done my game no small me" u re of
rood Frankly, they are-not handsome
ly remunerative: one may win the other
man's 100, but the engagements that
one has to sacrifice to prepare proper
ly for the contest and the expense, that
are entailed mean that there is not a
great deal of profit to show for a hard
earned triumph. And there Is always
a loser as well as a winner. But
although they are generally called
"money matches." I am not considering
them from the monetary point of view.
It is their- influence which is valuable.
Old Match Recalled.
I shall never cesse to regard a. the
most Important event of my career the
72 holes match, for 100 a side which I
Brooklyn,' 17; Deal. St. Louts. 314;
Walsh, Baltimore, S13.
Brooklyn, with 270, leads in club
batting with Pittsburg next with 261.
Evans, Baltimore, and Berghammer,
Pittsburg, are tied for runs scored
honors, with 60 each, Konetchy, Pitts
burg, holds the record for total bases
wHh 176. Chase, Buffalo, leads In
home-runs with 11, while Kauff.
Brooklyn, Is the king base stealer of
the League, with 29. . '
The ten leading pitchers who have
worked in 20 or more games are: F.
Allen. Pittsburg, 15 wen and 6 lost;
Cullop, Kansas City. 15 and 7; Mc
r ii riiiraim IK nnrt 7: M. Brown.
Chicago, 10 and 6; Crandall. St. Louis,
11 and S: Plank, et. ixmis. 1 .
Packard, -Kansas City, 11 and 7: F.
Smith. Baltimore, 9 and 5; Davenport
St. Louis. 11 and 8; Schulta. Buffalo.
IS and 10; Prendergast. Chicago, 9
Brief Bits or Sport.
Matty is not the only ballplayer who
can play a good game of golf. Art
Shafer, who formerly held down the
third sack for the Giants, won the
Spring handicap meet of the Los An
geles Golf Club.
The next far-Eastern Olympic games
will be staged In Toklo. Japan, ac
cording to reports from New lor.
They are to be held In May of 1917.
and the Phllllpiae Islands. Slam, China,
and the Malay States will each send
anywhere from 20 to 160 athletes. Many
good athletes are beUig developed in
the East and a day may come when
the Occident and Orient will be pitted
against each other.
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Reports say that the crowd that at
tended last season's games at the Fed
eral League park in St. Louis could
have been conveyed to and from the
grounds on a motorcycle. Not so this
season, however. Fielder Jones' team
is drawing well at present, -even though
it has dropped from first place,
e a m
It will take some little effort to dis
connect Connie Mack from the man
agership of the Athletics If reports of
what he said in a recent interview ring
true. Mack is quoted as saying that he
would not dispose of his stock in the
club under any circumstances and that
if his partners were displeased with
the way things were being handled
they would have to drive him out as
he would never quit voluntarily,
The Spokane Amateur Athletic Club
has lost the services of George Douglas,
former boxing instructor at the Spo
kane organization. Douglas retired
when his other business began to take
up more of his time and he found him
self crowded for spare time in Which
to tap a few rudiments of the manly
art Into the youths of Spokane who
would be Jess Wlllards.
The former boxing instructor won
fame in several amateur boxing tourna.
ments before becoming Instructor. He
is a cigar salesman and his duties as
such will claim all his time in the
During the time that he was with the
club he developed a number of likely
youngsters who made a mark in North
west boxing circles as well as else
where. a .
Larry McLean, the big backstop who
once wore the livery of the Portland
club and was recently canned by the
New York Giants after a fight with
Manager McGraw and Scout Klnsella,
has been given the blue ducat by the
Media club of the little Delaware
County outlaw league.
It was the same old story. Larry
couldn't keep his foot off the railing
and wasn't worth his salary even in the
Unless the big catcher pulls himself
together he bids fair to drift down un
til he will.be representing "the horri
ble example" the prohibitionist likes to
see cartooned. '
Reports say that Larry got two hits
in four games and was never in condi
tion. He was so slow behind the bat
that it was found necessary to take
him from the game.
Bob Ingersoll, last season with the
Vancouver club in the Northwestern
League, seems to be drifting down this
season. Last year ne twiriea gooo
enough ball for the Canucks to go up
to the Clncy Reds. However, he was
sent to Minneapolis before the season
opened and was recently turned over to
Omaha, in the Western League, by the
He is still ahead by the changes,
however, as he is now In a class A
league, while the Northwestern' rank
eontested with Willie Park. Jr., over
the North Berwick and Ganton courses
in 1899. I had beaten Park by a
stroke in the open championship of the
previous season at Prestwlck (he had
missed a putt ot four feet on the last
green to tie with me) and he was soon
out with a challenge.
It took us the best part of a year
to agree on terms; we were both aching
for the match, but Park wanted part
of it to be played at Musselburgh, the
home of bis famous family, and l oia
not relish that idea. I had always been
treated in a sporting way by the Mus
selburgh crowd, but its reputation in
connection with money matches in
which a local golfer was engaged was
such that one could not take the -risk
that seemed to me to be involved. When
old Tom Morris met Willie Park, Sr.,
there in l5o, the spectators Interfered
so frequently with Morris' ball that the
referee had to stop the match, and I
believe . that J. H. Taylor had a
harrassing time of it when he opposed
Willie Park. Jr., at Musselburgh In
1897. The many miners and others in
the neighborhood are intensely en
thusiastic golfers, but they are parti
sans to the backbone, and the visiting
golfer who opposes a . local favorite
in a big match stands a considerable
chance of being worried completely off
Horseshoe Harled for Lack.
Well, we agreed at last to play at
North Berwick a links which Park
knew welland Ganton. I shall never
forget the condition of pent-up hope
and expectancy in which I approached
that contest. For days before it began
people seemed fo be talking of nothing
bur the golf -match, and the limit ot
embarrassment was reached when, on
the evening preceding the start. I went
for a walk with my brother Tom. "Big
Crawford, one of the best known of
North Berwick caddies and a rare char
acter in bis way. suddenly appeared
round a corner and hurled a huge
horseshoe at me. I dodged and Just
missed It; if it had hit ray head, as it
looked like doing. I am not sure that
there would have been any match at
all. He explained excitedly that he
had put all his money on roe and
wanted to bring me luck. That, at any
rate, was a consolation which subdued
For long-drawn-out tension, I re
member nothing quite like the first
hour and a quarter of that contest We
began by halving ten holes in succes
ston: each of us was on tenterhooks
all the while, wondering who would be
the first to take the lead.
At the 11th hole, where the spell was
broken, a curious thing happened. Park
bad the honor, and when I drove my
ball pitched plumb on top of his and
knocked it forward. We did not see
the Incident from the tee. but the fore-
caddies witnessed it and reported it
directly we arrived on the scene. I
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he replaced his ball in ine iui
it had originally occupied, and playea
the like. Park won the hole, but
after a terriflc struggle, I was two
np at the end of 38 holea
Vardon Has Joy-Day."
At Ganton. in the second half of the
match, I had a kind of Joy-day. 1
could not fail at a putt or do anything
badly. It was just one of those happy
periods which every golfer strikes oc
casionally. I won by 11 and 10, a far
more easy victory than ever I had ex
pected to gain.
For capacity to stir the emotions,
the second greatest match in which I
was ever engaged was the foursome
in which Taylor and I met James
Braid and Alexander Herd over four
greens, St. Andrews, Troon, St. Anne's-on-the-Sea
and Deal. In 1905. That
event also aroused endless discussion,
and the crowd at St. Andrews, where
we started, was almost awe-inspiring.
Estimates varied as to the number of
people present; some put it at 16,000
and others at 8000. Certainly the lat
ter must have erred on the side of
moderation. When we drove off the
spectators were packed many deep tht
whole way down either side of a fair
way 365 yards long, while there were
thousands of people round the teeing
ground and the putting green.
What I remember chiefly about that
match was the desperateness of the
struggle In the first 36 holes. First,
one side and then the other would
gain an advantage; It was called
"England vs. Scotland," because the
pairs happened to be so constituted,
and I tell you that at St Andrews they
are all for Scotland.
Crowd Cheers and Groans.
At ono point, where the English ball
began to roll down a slope towards a
bunker, there were cheers from the
Scottish partisans, followed by groans
when the ball stopped two feet short
of the hazard. However. It was real
excitement, and at the end of the day
Taylor and I were two down. The
amazing circumstance that stands out
In bold relief In the recollection was
that never a ball hit anybody. There
were spectators enough, in all con
science, and they were wild beyond
the dreams of authoritative control.
My only memory of the second half
of the contest at Troon is that the
crowd about 10.000 strong was a
great deal more excitable than at St
Andrews; that Taylor and I played
under the Influence of a divine Inspi
ration such as 6eldom has visited us.
and that a man kept on playing a
cornet on the edge of the last green,
presumably for the benefit of people
who were not keen on the golf.
Taylor and I left Troon with a lead
of 12 boles, so that we had nothing
about which to worry when we went
to St Anne's for the third stage of
the contest Indeed, the only trouble
at that course was that Herd had a
long wrangle with a policeman before
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When Braid was my partner In a '
foursome for flOO a side with Duncan
and Mayo some years ago, we hit upon
a daring and successful plan.
The first half of the match had to
take place at Tlmperley, near Man
chester, a wet and muddy course In
the season In which we played. The
referee was asked to decide whether -the
green was fit for golf, and. rather
to our astonishment, he said "Yes." -Braid
and I resolved to make the best i
of the situation, and as the fairway
was neither more nor less than soft
mud into which the ball would sink,
we agreed to drive into the rough,
where there was stubbly grass that
offered a "hold up" to the ball. The
papers said next day that we wen
constantly getting off ths Una In :
point of fact we were pursuing a very
nice policy, which paid. r
You should have some of these money
matches in America. '
There Is only one experience that
tests the nerves and puts one on one's
mettle with the same fierceness as a
contest for staked sums, and that Is '
the occasion when one realizes for tha
first time that one ia a person of some
importance at golf. Personally, I had
this consciousness In a tournament at
Portrush a good many years ago; I
was very young and, at the outset, I
did not expect to do anything worth
First Realisation Reached.
I was drawn with Andrew Klrkaldy,
and In the next couple was his brother,
the late Hugh Klrkaldy. On the even-
ing before the competition began I .
met the big-hearted, outspoken An-
drew In the street, and in his own :
inimitable way he told me Just what
chance I had. 1
"Look here, young fellow." he said,
"don't think you're going to beat me .
tomorrow, because you're not"
He made various other remarks
which Indicated that I might as well
go home for all the opportunity I had
of gaining a prize, and wound up .
with a complaint against a draw which ,:
would cause him and his bother to -meet
in the second round. :
I did not dispute his views; In truth .
I felt that they were right
In the morning I struck a rich vein
from the second hole and kept It till
the finish. Soon after the turn we
passed Hugh playing in another
match, and he called out to Andrew to
ask how he stood. .-.
"Hon," replied Andrew In tones of '
almost ferocious indignation, "I'm five
I reached the final of that tourna- -merit,
and nobody was more genuinely ;
delighted about It than Andrew, who
has been one of my greatest friends
since that curious day at Portrush. t
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