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                                                               Chattanooga crowd ia generally M pood-nafured and                                                                   s«ema to think that my reference to the
                                                                                                                                   BROOKLYN BUDGET,                                                                                                            BALTIMORE BULLETIN,                                                   of and are In the same boat with other west-
      fASEJBALL.                                               orderly an any *^senihl«ee of bate baJI tiends in ex-
                                                                stence, but to see th»m boil over with righteous in-
                                                               dignfttion after this break of Sheridan's was like
                                                               witnessing a herd of Texan steers, snorting and ca-
                                                                                                                             'HE CHURCH CITY BOYS CLIMB ause they have beaten our team a number of times
                                                                                                                                    INTO FIRST PLACE.
                                                                                                                                                                           inghamton team is not correct. True, it ia that they
                                                                                                                                                                           ave made a decided change for the better, but be-
                                                                                                                                                                          oes not signify that they are a strong (earn. I still
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ern division clubs in affliction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            What IIHS caused thU deprpselon? It ha* been th«
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        THE EXCITING SERIES WITH AN- off-(Jayn (ilitsa put down as "10 tponed games") and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CHICAGO KICKERS.                         the Urge number of home games played iu cities of
                                                                ortln* aud wildly glaring about after being shown                                                        assert (bat they are not a strong team, and will wager                                                                                        less than 40,Q.'U inhabitants.
                                                               ,he red rag. Manager Schmelz is after                                                                      lingo a box of Manual Garcias that tbe Sprinpfields

 CHE BREAKJOfflES,                                                            SOMK NEW TALENT.
                                                                 md hislat,»8t acquisition, Harry Keenan, the pitcher,
                                                                 >rother of Jack Kt«uan, of last year's local club, has
                                                                                                                              reat Ball Playing and the Boom Still will Leat his team out. Still J trust that the Bingna
                                                                                                                              Expanding Bad Legs Quite a Fad fill keep up their splendid record of last year, and
                                                                                                                              Among Foutz's Men News of the op Smith atill yet about the national game. he knows
                                                                                                                                                                            thing or two
                                                                                                                                                                                          shown his old admirers that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ansoii Keeping up His Reputation as point (nnd M the mutter Irom every other s/na) Istand-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        thlrt hold* good iu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a Growler Some Comment Upon munity In the Southern League) we have lost in ''uff-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the Old Man's Methods The "Work d»ys" over 8600 (avernged, tuo. at t!ie minimum at-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a Montgomery


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tendance), ui.d cur t\vtntY-ouo days' g ay at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    com-

                                                                 )roven beyond a doubt that tbe reputation he earned
                                                               as a twirler in the mill creek bottoms of Cincinnati,          Week.                                         Htevens Is pitching splendid bull for Northampton.                               of the Local Team Effect of the Re- about wearied tho peoplu with Imse ball, and home th*                          outy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hat
THE BIRMINGHAM CLUB THE FIRST TO                                       not a trumped uo one. He should have wou hU
                                                                 \wt game here againet Nashville but for Sheridan's
                                                                                                                              BROOKLYN, June H. Editor SPORTING LIFE: ' May the team have better luck tbe coming week IB
                                                                                                                             The statisticians^) who are posting them- j 16 wish of                                     TIVOLI,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             cent Deal, Etc.                                           loyal few have kept the b.ill iu motion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tho Eastern division has not a* yet had this to COD-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BALTIMORE, June 13. Editor SPOUTING LIFK:
         GO TO THE WALL.                                        itnpidity, and ho won yesterday from the same team
                                                                ,11 a ten-itiuing eftme. Keenan is uo larger than              elves idiotic in picking pennant winners in |                                                                               Anson has furnished tho sport for the past .fend with, andBut I am quite sure thatno complaint
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      from thorn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               consequently thore is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            communities
                                                                 Boxindale, Sullivan's midget twirler, but has good
                                                                 ipeftd, and is nervy and heady, Schmelz telegraphed
                                                                                                                                :iis most uncertain raoe in the history of base
                                                                                                                                all do not include Brooklyn among the possible
                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEW YORK NEWS.                                      week, and did it very well, too. Wbat a com- like Macon, Augusta und Chattanooga cantiot possibly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        pound extract of growler the old man is. He aland the strain of (,uch a large number of hona«
[be Club Disbands and Drops Oat of toe                           Sick Yuiinir, asking whether he was free to negotiate
                                                               with uitcher Daub, who waa on Cincinnati'* reaerfe
                                                                                                                                nes. Most of them get us in fourth place. Just
                                                                                                                                'by this is so is a difficult problem, unless it
                                                                                                                                                                                            HE CHANCES OF THE GOTHAM- is the concentrated quintessence of kick. A games. League whoknow of but tw> furnish in the Na-  tional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  could, or would,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        double-hoofed, four-posted, eight-day mule tendance for twenty-one straight games. paying at-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cities
                                                                  iit last year, aud a-* we thought, was als> this year.                                                                              ITES FOR THE FLAG.
   Southern League Efforts to Keep                             Young telegraphed back that we were free to nego-
                                                               tiate with him, BO Sohmelz immediately wired Daub
                                                                                                                                light bo explained by the fact that some don-
                                                                                                                                 ey among them emitted a bray to that effect
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ain't in it with the galvanized gall of that an-
                                                                                                                                                                                            'he Next Western Trip Will Prove a atomy. The old man kicked at the umpire,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         REVISE THE SCHEDULE.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Aa sentiment had a gr^ut deal to do with the ac-
   the City in the Southern Circuit.                           and had a telegram from him to-day saying he could
                                                               not come until the 1'Jtb, as he was attending co liege,
                                                               and referred in to his letter, which haa not yet
                                                                                                                                fhen they first began their figuring and the
                                                                                                                                thers naturally foil in line. Just how shaky
                                                                                                                                                                                              Severe Test Why It AVill be Hard kicked at the Orioles, kicked at his own men ceptance of the present t.chedu!e, and as u«u.tl sentl-
                                                                                                                                                                                              For an Eastern Team to Win Hu- and then kicked at the clouds, but wouldn't business *nd corn-lionfailure, a cha-ice to <:o:n« in and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ineni haa proven *                     it vriaild be wise to glva
                                                                                                                                bey must feel up to date lest tbe thinking pub-                                                                         kick the bucket, as ho waa invited to do from                                               aen^e
                                                                  cached us. Gus also wired Henry at Philadelphia to
                                                                                                                                 c see them aa they are can be imagined by the                moroiis Aspects of tho Kelly Case                         tho stands. In tho first game                                 set things right by revising tho schedule and putting
   BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 11. The Bir-                           oin us at once, but he ha* not heard from him to                                                                                                                                                                                                     it iu such a ahnpo that we can make a few dull HIM and
                                                                 tate. The bo\a are playtnar stitT ball just now, aud the       ace that Foutz and his band are running,                      General Notes.
mingham Base Ball Club disbanded last night,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     THE ANCIENT                           not have the present ntisn'iafactory state of iitTain.
                                                                 on? run ot home games which winds up the first sea-             carcely placing one consecutive week with the                NEW YORK, June 13. Editor SPORTING LIFE: primary ba?email couldn't hit tho earth with TherHi is another feature of the present t-chedtile that
and at 11 o'clock each player was yi ven his ifi-              son here outcht to pull in up to tbe middle of tbe               ame team and all but a few of the men sufTer-             New York cranks are beginning to smile the North Pole, but he could kick, and the is unjust and not at ull fair. I refer to the Western
 lease and paid all money due him. A stock                          ap, and I predict that it will.                                                                                        h rough their tears. Under the careful leader- stands had their own good fun with him. They division closfuu butli series in tho East. In othsv
company consisting ot several enthusiastic                                                                                     ng from some sort of a hurt, the olub has gone                                                                                                                                          word*, the Western
gentleman will be formed Monday morning
                                                                                        LINK HITS.
                                                                   They aay down In the Magic City that one real on
                                                                                                                                n steadily since tho season opened, giving an tiip of Ward, tho team appears to be getting even charged him with kicking because ha won, cidt-d disadvantage bydiviniouia placed at aeach serie*                     buing forced to finish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ver> dft*
and have secured a franchise from President                    the fona went back on tho team and wouldn't attend              inhibition of the national game that has set the nto shape and is playing good ball. Thi?, with- and one amiable voice remarked: "It's easy to away fruit home. Common justice demands that lull
 Flart. All the Birmingham players have                              iee waa because they were eore on the manage-             teople by the ears and kept Brooklyn constantly ut the assistance of anyone with a surplusage see that club is not used to winning." The change bo made.
signified their willingness to remain and re-                  ment for playing off that game for the pennant, which           o the front as a possible claimant for leading f ginger. Kelly has not played for many aged one did not rep'y to any of the jeers, but                                                      There is food for reflection In every syllabi* written
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      herein, and I leol confident (hit
sign. P. If. Linm-han gave up, as the attend-                  we won. Thai s no excuse for their not attending
                                                                !tie games previously, and, besides, what ri^lit have
                                                                                                                                .onors.                                                    ays. vet astonishing as it no doubt seems to attended strictly to business.                                  Some yelled President Hart, Qtis Schmelz. such sensible men at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Forces Liddell aud
 ance was hot profitable and other business on                                                                                                  CREDIT GIVEN1 NO\V.                        tie wotshippera of the "King," the New Yorks                    "liard luok, old              man," and some sang oilier^, wlij have Iho interest of the sport nt heart,
                                                                they to kick when the pennant rightfully belonged
his hands tuok up most of his time.                             aere even before we played off that "pennant name"?               As I explained last week, credit was given                ave won game after game. Good batting, "Rock-a-by-Baby," but tho antique was not will take tlie matter und.tr serious consideration and.
   Within an hour after Mr. Liunehan, the                           Ted Sullivan wagcrM a local sore head that tbe             or this fine showing to the lucky star that is               elding and pitching will advance a club in the to be deterred from his usual extrcise. U'nen he \va» before it is to> late, put tlie game on a basis that will
owner of the club, announced that he would                      Chattanooga team would beat Memphis two out of                  aid to hover over the team, little or no mention           ace when "ginger" falls flat. If the fellows not in the field or at the bit he waa on the skiiminh ut least enable the clubs to live through tbe bard
not carry it further, two applications were                    three game* here.
                                                                                                                                icing made of the glorious game the boys have              an keep up their present gait they will cer- lino, aud tie worked hU chin until it waa too tired to mouths of July *ud Augmt.
made to President Hart for the franchise.                          Gus Schnielz haa been mainly Instrumental In re-
                                                                                                                                 ut up.      The idea of a band so badly broken           ainly make it hot for the ambitious teams, chow milk loast for supper. An4 ho woo, Yea, he                                                     THE UMPIRE QUESTION".
                                                               organizing and brining buck iDto its once flourishing
One is from Birmingham capitalists and the                     condition tho local brunch of the I). P. O. R, wbicb,        up playing the kind of ball that keeps a club                  'he New Yorks have a series on the Polo wou? You wouldn't think U to tee tbe                                                    Thore Is another matter, tji>, that is causing an fm-
other from a gentleman in Columbus, Ga.,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CONSTANT ROWING                           meu-e amount of dissatistiictiuii and keeping it targ*
                                                                previous to his arrival, waa oo the ragged edge.               o the front, was evidently incomprehensible to Grounds with the Chioagos and the Washing- he has with hu plajrers, but they act as if they nunibt-r of people from patronizing tha cpurt. It isj
 who is a great lover of the game and has                           Dugdale is doing all of our catching, and dMng it
                                                                                                                               heso queer people, and so they set it down to              ons, after which they go to Philadelphia for a thought, "OS, we iton't mind him that's chronic." the umpire question. If there ever waa u longua
plenty of money to carry the team through                      well, aud his hitting ia timely. Abbuy ia uow captain
                                                               cf the team, as Walsli asked to be relieved of com-             uck.       It is true that the averages of Foutz's waltz with the Quakers. Then comes                                    They won in apite of him.           How a man can play ball that suffered In tins respect it la ours. Ffret it was
the season.            ___                                                                                                  men probably do not shine out as brightly aa those of                          THE CRUCIAL TEST,                            aud be jafred at all the time ia a problfiu, or an             Ilarringtc-n, (hen Set ad, ttieu Eeedor, then Lev is and
                                                               mand, giving as a reason that tbe incidental worry                                                                                                                                       enigma, or a riddle you can 1 ! gueja. lint porhapa the uow it is Merman Baker, undoubtedly the Wurst of
           The News Confirmed.                                 connected with the office materially affected his play-         'layers wbo are etniKgllugalone amoug the tail-tnd-         "he team will be called upon to play eighteen meu determine they won't bo data by
                                                                                                                              irs, but big individual averages do not represent games in the Woolly West. The New Yorks will                                                                          tho jaw-bone ot tho lot.
                                                                   f at abort.                                                                                                                                                                          an asi, even if he la a sheared Sum eon. Everybody ap-             Tula fellow Baker, with an unsavory record, (and
   BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 12. Editor                               Cartwriglit, of Memphis, Islanding ou the sphert           ;ames won, and ao even a few of the local ec ream era        ot get back to the Polo Grounds until July
STOUTING LIFE: After winning fourteen                           jfian and with force, and he receully hammered the          who had luck on the brain and could write nothing t goes without saying that they will hav» hal17, mcnt            a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and  pvars to fit the term "Baby Ausou" to him, fur his lor proof I refer to auy of the players on the Louis-
                                                                                                                            else, have finally dropped to that fact and now admit                                                                       whole bearing, conduct and appealanco convoys tlie villf tutim when linker pitched for them), c.mi'j hero
games out of the last eighteen played u tele-                   tml) through a crack In the fnuce at Memphis, aud                                                                          selling time before they return. The Western bat- idea that he Baying, "Oh, dear me; there now, if you to umpire the Savannah aeries. It was evuiutit frotn
pram was received from President Linnehan,                     tbe ball is still rolling, they sty.                             hat Brooklyn at least took first place in the pennant      randishers will not
who is in Cincinmuti, "Pay players and give                         Lefty Marr, of last season's Cincinnati Red Stock-          ace through sheer good play and nothing else. Now, iowo their Eaitern leave auyIf Ward's men to pull do that again I shan't play there." Aside from hia tho first gamo that, to use a Hlang expression, "he had
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rival*.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             stone unturned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                escape conduct beforo spectators, ADSOU is one of the finest It in for us." And in yeetvrday's game (Khh) he de-
                                                                Ings, wrote Schmelz ho was desirous of coming South         .trobably we shall hear an end of the rot talk of luck        rom tbe West lu anything like a good position, they characters in base ball, and it is a pity ho should, ly liberately .slolo the game from Montgomery au 1 guvs
them their release."                                            Kid wanted a place on th« team. He fa a heavy bitter.       and i-ee some credit done to the men who are striving will
   Mr. Linnehan is a nice gentleman but he                                                                                    por Brooklyn'8 glory.                                                                                                     hia appearance on the turf, destroy the public ideal. it to Atlanta. It \vas this w:iy. 'J ho score nas a tie
                                                                t)ut GIH is cot stuck ou his field work and will hardly                                                                            HAVE A CHANCE FOR THE FLAG,                           He is a grand old man in his indomitable will; hia de- In tho ninth inning and Savannah had two out.
failed to make a success as a base hall presi-                 take him.                                 AL WEINFBLD.                             LIKE OLD DAYS.                           iit if they are pushed down and trampled tipuu In the termiiiatiou                                                          Petty «as on second bass when McOarr hit au o;iny
dent. His losses, if any, were in his experi-                                                                                     It wai like old daya to see Cotuiskey pushing » crowd    oiniug Western trip the metropolitan cranks might                                                                          groundor, that was going Etialght into l{a}mond't
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           NOT TO
menting with players who are outclassed in this                                                                             on to aowu us and knock us out ot that we sought so             i well resign afl hope. If the New Yorks return on by clrcumctaucea and BE DOWNED                                         bunds, and Raymond wua buck.t-.il up by Holland to
League as follows: Two outfielders, three infield-                FOREST PITy FINDINGS,                                      much. We were after first place on Monday while be
                                                                                                                            simply wanted the game. Both sides went in BO hard
                                                                                                                                                                                             ily 17 within Iriiliug distance of the top, they may,                                      hia always tucceasful fight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  hia grand physique maie the play sure. Petty ran down to wlit-n* the
                                                                                                                                                                                            uringthe final aeries on the home ground?, get in against them, but to see a inun of thousand epectatois two fielders wtre waiting for the bill, and delib-
ers and three pitchers, and yet the club needs a                                                                               'or that which each deaired that the result was a rip-                                                                   babviahly whining before a few
                                                                                                                                                                                          he lead and stay there. It is, however, not a good and whimpering thut he ia getting uo sort of a lair erately stopped, allowing ttio bull t> strike him and
few changes to make it the winning card finan- ONRRHASON FOIl THE SUCCESS OF                                                 roaring came lhat went away ahead of anything                eason for an Eastern club to win the fl»jr, for the rea-                                                                    gin u co off Into the field, and before it could bo recov-
cially.                                                THE GREAT NATIONAL GAME.                                                  en in this vicinity for a loo*, long time. The bat-      OD that all the Eastern clubs finish tho season in the show ami indicating thut a lot of little follows are eivd the S-ivunnah*' winning run wi^ made. H*
   If President Hart will come here there will                                                                                  inn was simply terrific aad the «#neral play brilliant West, and an Eastern team must needs bavn a very taking «dTuutag« of him ia not at all ludicrous, bat                          {(taker) called it safe, in direct violation of Soc. 8,
be no trouble in reorganizing with substantial Clarkson All Right Cleveland's "Re-                                          all round, while the game itself was in the balance           ong lead in order to end in first place. Tbe New is simplyor shorty Fuller itbe wan about tbe euch an kill-* 47 of Spalding's Guide (Iherecognized authority
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McUraw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      di8£Ubtia?.      If
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            might not hare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              size of
                                                                                                                            uutil the I»8t out. There was a good crowd on band,           forks hare shown a tendency to
parties at tbe bead who will make it popular          serve Pitchers Other Notes and                                            hat went went half-way crazy, aud when it was all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ,               appearance, tut this hamstrung specimen of a fint- In the Southern League), which ia as clear as the uoou<
with our people. Should this take place the           News of Interest,                                                      over and the Brooklyuites troited from the field wln-              WEAKEN' WHILE PLAYING ABROAD,                           bttsa eandwich is really too much to swallow at one u.ty sun on the subject.
                                                                                                                                                                                           nd ia absolutely necessary that they should over- foul                                                                          Naturally thoao present were furious, and had It
columns of TFIB SPORTING LIFE will contain it.        CLEVELAND, June 14. Editor SPORTING LIFE:                              ntrs and the leaders for the flag, everybody agreed comeitthat failing1. Another hard knockdown in the grass gulp. Dun if an covered himself with ((lory and not bwn for Manager McCloskey and tho park police-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In right fioH while hero.
                                                                                                                              ;hat it was a day to go down lu history. The victory                                                                                                               Ilo had more than
V/m. Earle will bo manager not only in title The greatest (tamo on earth is evidently all
                                                                                                                              lias given the club another deserved boom und gone          Vest would souud the death knell of New York'd the usual allotment of opportunities for circus busi- man llaker would have been injured bodily.
but in reality, and it is expected the franchise right again. Thi.«, too, despite of financial de-                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ha nude several cjcflictin^ «iatt'meiit< afterwardt,
                                                                                                                             far to prove that tlie people are getting their full championship hopes. I seriously think failure patron- ness, and tio did every one of tho tncta in a phenom- stating that it waa an error of judgment; that he did
                                                                                                                                                                                          he pennant would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  afTcct the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to win
and pUyers under contract will be given them. pression almost everywhere and a general lack                                 money's worth for base ball lu the Church City this                                                                         enal way that lalued the individual Lair on tlie iden-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      n 4 see tbe play ( : t \vtii hia business to see it, ai it wag
                                                   of interest in other sports. It would seem as if                                                                                      ise for 1891. Lust year the team was condemned and tical head of ever) spectator. Great lad that Dungau.
                                                                                                                            year.                                                       neglected by the cranks because it did not make a bet- Uow in tho woild ia that Williu McGill ever hit when ihe only play on th 3 diamond at the time), and other
       Later Earle Has the Team,                   the revival of life in the great national game                                                BAD LEGS A FAD.                          ?r showing iu the race. This year the crauka appear lie pitches aa he did lust Wednesday? That boy sillv and untruthful utterances.
   BIRMINGHAM, June 13. All efforts to get           as in a measure due to the absolute uncertainty                              \Ve are not varticulnrly strons iu pitchers, but the    o have secured tbe players they dote on and are ready should                                                                     The President of tho Montgomery Club immediately
local capitalists to take charge of the "busted" now characterizing all the contests.                                         boys make up fur that by hammering the opposing ;o overlook any such trifles as poor play or failure to                                                                                 wired President llart protastia3 tlto girne, and to-
                                                                                                                              iwirlerc, and hammering t$ the way to nail them all.      got a good place. So lent; as tha dear cranks are satiB' of himself. If                  TAKE CARK                            morrow a dutuildd accouot of tuo matter, with nffida-
ball club failed and last night Manager Billy         This has been apparent in many of the games
Katie took the franchise and will run the club thus far played. It creates an element of in-                                      Tom Corcorau la playing on one leer, but ho gets led it ill becomea anyf-ne else to find fault, and that phenomenon. he should he would be » perpetual v ts and aworn iulerroirVorios, will be sont him.
                                                                                                                             about in star style, a stop he made la yesterday's game      ho routers are complacent Is provou by tho crowds                                 11 o puts ia tho prettiest pitchlug the Upon President Hart's decl-ion rcjta in a me*8iiro tti*
himself. So Rirmingham is still in the League. terest never before existing, and will result, I                             being one of tbe beat on record at Eastern P»rk.              hat daily dock to tho Polo Grounds. Tho attendance best to looK at yet se^D at Oriole 1'aik, aud it Is quit* f..ture of Montgomery as »Southern League city.
Earle will strengthen the team, compel McMa- believe, in keeping the attendance up to paying                                      Kluslow owns tho beauery for the longest hit on the ms been and is phenomenal and the enthusiasm un- ns effective aa any, and yet it appears to be ca»y for                                            LOCAL TKAM AFFAIRS.
hon and Parrot*, who have gone to Montgomery figures all Ihe season through.                                                ground. He drove tho ball about three railos on Moo- toanded. E. U. Talcott is reaping the reward for the the boy and without apparent effort. That kid oupht                                  In trying to eirengtheu our toum wo have boe»
and Chicago, to come back, and leave for Macon                                                                              day, and if there had only been a bill where it struck        iluck he showed last spring in laying out nearly SIO,- to behave himself. He would soon make himself (lie very unfortutiato recently. In tho Ltoberts iimlter it
with the club to-morrow night, where it opens                   JOHN G. IS ALL RIGHT.                                        it would have landed in Canarsie.                           100 of his own shekels in order to start the team po- idjl of the base ball world- Baltimore needs a good lookrt as though wo will tmve to commence criminal
                                                      A rumor was circulated here on Monday that                                  The people call Kluslow aud Brouthers the twins         ug when the season opened. There can be no qnes- firnt uny other badly. Clark la doing very well, but ho action againat ttiis player. Hltliough tho directors will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                base ma ii
Wednesday.                                         John Clarkson bad been suspended. Of course                               now, they lojk aud walk so much alike. Big Dan has           ion that the backers of the gamo will be astonished nor                          man cannot be up (o nit the possibilities In ull probability wiiit for a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            few (inys louger in ho|)es
   President Hart arrived here to-day and gave it waa untrue. John hns                                                       lost a lot of the beef ttiat bothered him. and playa next fall by something to which they have been of tho position by playing it semi-occaslonally. So of bearing from iho nun.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        perhaps you will a^e a vast Improvement in the Oriolej
Billy Earle the franchise. Tho League will vote rheumatism In his pitching been and of course
                                                                                         suffering from                      like a colt. He is brick on first, temporarily at teast,     tranzers since 1889 a slight return ou their invest- some time after Tayior reporta for duty.                                    J:iko With I, also has played us false. lie accepted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          There are a SlOU advance money nrid ti au^portation to this city
on whether Earle will hoop tho franchise or not, could not do effective work. arm                                            lAmtz beiQff forced to centru field through the ab- ment.
                                                                                                                            sence of Duty au 1 Griffin. Hrouthera in his first gams                                                                     good many poor throws to first that should be aaved (the latter ho
but as it is a matter of the guarantee fund, splendid shape, having taken tbe Otherwise he isim-      in                                                                                                KELLY'S INGRATITUDE.                                                                                                               haa undoubtedly sold),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and games wou ou them, uud you are very likely to heard a worJ from him in over two and we have not
                                                                                    best of rare ot h                        landed a triple, double aud slnglo. YestenUy he did               Put not thy trust in                                                                                                                                                   weeks Although
which Earle can furnish, there can be hardly pel (' since the cloeo of the. season of 1802. The lasl                        tot do so well, Chamberlain, who n*«d to be a bad doubtless came home with pi-incus," Is annotation that seo thia effect with Tnylor. Jeriuinga has been under he ha* been r^ptatediy wir-d to («nd tbe iric^gagoa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cru<?l force tu 0. Pervasive the weather that in, uot eick enough to t>e railed ill,
any doubts but that he will be given the fran- pame ho pitched before the Kastern trip WAS one of                           one for m tn the old Association days, proving too Cayl^r. When Wurd laid off Kelly without pay C*y- but too much so to {day                                                              were delivered too), he lias failed to respond. Yester-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hh best article of ball. They day Secretary Woodruff placed the tn.ittt-r iu the hands
chise and all right*.                              the best John over pitched in hia life. lie will win                      much for him and everybody else.                             or's tender heart was pierced with anguish,
   Tom Parrott, the orack pitcher, and Mo- ID a 11 y garner for Cleveland before tha season ii over.                              The wound In Griffin's finger, which WAS healing groaned aluud as he thought of Ihe d-tstardly and he       outrage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        have got a medicine *harp at Him aud will probably of a timi of lawyers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cook him up itito form before very long. Tbe chaugo Mich., and WiohL will be forced to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of ( xcelteiit repute in Day City,
                                                             A GOOD RESERVE PITCHER.                                              ctly, was tore open again oo Saturday when hu on the King. Then he grew indignant and intiui*tml mode                                                                                                                              give up ihe uiomty,
Mahon, short stop, left to-day, Parrott going to                                                                             pulled down a hard fly, aud so he is In the h capital        hat lie should write something
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   by these two menou^ht to help the Ouule*           or go to jail.
the Chicago team and McMahon going to Mont- to Tommy Williams for the hard jrkiiu Iiko a beaver
                                                       cat in shape
                                                                       has been w
                                                                                                                            once more. Dr. Me Lean expects to got him out John Ward's eara tlugle and burn calculated to make along considerably uad undoubtedly it will. Tbeio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for a munth? Thoo                                                                        Pitcher tflagle and infielder Stewirt, cf the Kaston.
gomery. Earle cays he has the strongest team Tommy's merits ai a pitcher were gnm-a ahead. he
                                                                                       really known
                                                                                                       II
                                                                                                                            shortly.                                                     :he ungrateful Kfa^ was per<muded by an enemy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        will be                                                       Pi»., Club, and pitcher Paw in, of St. Joseph, Mo., have
in tho League and has signed York and Miller would be in cr«at demtcnd by clubs all over tho coun-                                Iu the same game Sullivan, of the Reds, ran loto Jay lor to publicly announce that he (the only) of                                      SOME DISTURBANCE                           accepted terms with Rlont^onury. Transportation haj
in Mnfion and will be in the ring with all.        try. Hissiiccesi in mi tor league company is sug-                        Tom Daly and hurt his leg. Torn tried to work off Bur ved to be laid off without pay, and that Ward de- of an established equilibrium at first, of course, but tir-en turuiahed them, and they aro expected hero In a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    did
                                                   gestive of Clarkson In                                                   tlie pain of the injury, but it is ton stiff for him and lerfi'Ctly right. Cay lor, having promised (o write mattera will aoon t*« settled and then the team should day or two.
   Nick Younfr, president of the National tor Sachiuw und all tliethe old days when be pitched
                                                                           Northwestern Clubs fell down                     at present he is nursing his running peir.                   iomething about Ward's meanness, was compelled to dj even better than it ho* iu the paH, and tlMt has                             Hitly George, one of tho disciplined and released
League, will be telegraphed to concerning Par- before him. Dou't be Miri-rideit If yuu soe Williams'                                          MULTY ON HIS PLATKS.                      do so, and on Simdtv he came out with a loru article            been quite Hutistiictory. tluwke pitched the laat game players of th« Montgooiory Club, CAIIIB up Irom Mo-
rott, who will either be brought back or put on iiMino on the score cards miny times the coming three                                                                                                                                                   acainst Chicago and tho contest was won. That IB
                                                                                                                                  Haddock )sanother who is "miilty on 'Is plates," as daii mnciug WnrJ of unfairness for an act which Kellv about all you can auy                                                              <D June 3 an<1 mado u pl<'& befuro the directota,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    about it, for Chicago Lad (he and thev roinstittcd him, on p:\y, to bo traded off later
the bench.                                         or four months.                                                          they FAT iu "Ole Lunnon." Tlie handsome twirler admits wan fair aud Just. (Jan Oliver be blamed it lie boys extremely nervous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in the ninth. Ilawko m^y on.             Charity nad u great deal to do with, ilio rolu-
                                                                           THK CLEVELAND PITCHERS.                           llmi-fd through the game that put us in ft rat place inashea his toeth a<id soliloquizes on the perfidy aud prove to
         CHATTANOOGA'S WAV.                                        Allhonpb Cuppy, Davies aud Hasting* have been            and was going about on three toes half the time. lie nattbillty of monarchs. There in a quiet cnapfcioa pitching bo A goo I one nCier Lie ha-i untutored tho uew sifitemeut. son^e lalk of             ts
                                                                                                                            did good work, thnu^h.                                       :h»; when Caylor asain determines t) *'roa>t" s\»me-                        conditions, but lie still needs practice. lib                                      Columbus, Ga,, taking up the
                                                               hit a bit trt-ttly in tho Rait, tha ('levelands have a big                                                                                                                                                                                              Birmingham t'ranclii^o in case
Manager Schmelz Takes Command at                               stock of reserve pitchers. SUftord. of the Holy Cross              Lorett Is ''quoite 'oalthy," thank yon, hut be wants jody for abusing the Kincc, he wilt first ascertain preserves coolueas under difficulties, and something 'n>\f to L>a formed. Co!uml>»n the stock company
                                                                                                                                  melMjdy to pump A whole tot o( etoam into him. He Kelly 1 !! views on tho subject.                                    may bo made off him. It hnrdly aeema fair to IWti-                                                       waa considered u good
   Jtiriuinglmm Fur the Good ot* the                           ten in, and Tommy \Villiams aro all right, and Tebcau                                                                                                                                                                                                      ,11 town in the old Southern League days.
                                                               has other young men iu vj.>w. Young hai been tbe             docs DOC net them over the plate with sufficient sp              With chanicicrMic disregard of the truth Oaylor uioro patrons lhat they are not to witness Fittsburg,
   league Gossip About Sehmelz's                                                                                            and the consequence is that some of the bleachers             n his "roaBt" irit-d to make it appear that Kelly was the pr.-sent leader, pNy during the first viait of the                     My how gentlemanly Jim Manning and bin ftffgra-
                                                               stand-by pitcher all (lie way through, ns he genor-
   Team.                                                        atly is. Ciarkaou anJ Cuppy are lit lino now.               whose stock of English is not very choice allude to not to blame for his lack of condition. Nobody el pa Western clubs. Oysterhurgi ra mncl wait for that uu- gallon of "Executive Favoi ites" (does Colonel Ilruffey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ,'ch 011?) work to win! It'^ a pity they ever lime.
                                                               tlogs ia liked by everybody, and Davies will pitch            him as being "rott«n." lie fs not, though, ami witli was to blani". Previous to April 1 Kelly said be was til September, and tho club may uot then be playing                                IIouoHt, genial Jack McCunn, t>ur left fielder, won
   CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 11. Editor                         DJtuijr winning games before the season fs over.             the full turn ol the season should Llououi ont In his Bfttufiod with tlm terms .offered, but hedid not wunt to in its present lorui of                                                    the gcl-l-hmded umbrella as the most po;ular plaver.
SPOUTING LIFE: To-day the wires bring us the                                                                                old-time prowess.                                           report when the other pbiyers did for the reason that                                  PENNANT BALL.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rogers A Co., who print tbo scura cards, got up the
                                                                               ALL AROUND PLAYERS.                                                                                       lie desired to fill a theatrical engagement. Wurd told Something fa due uatrom inasmuch as they have and
news from Birmingham that after playing the                       If any clnb bos a crenter number of all around                               DAVE FOUTZ AGAIN.                                                                                                                                                      contest. Kuclt jmrchast-r of a card was entitled to a
last games there with Atlanta tho team bus been                playera tliHii Cleveland, I would bo?lad (o hear their             Ton ought to sea Foutz play centre field! The loii{ Roily he would need a month's hard work in order to are supporting the came in bolter style than «ny vot". Nearly 4UUO votts wtre polled, and Jack got
paid off up to date and the-men released. Im-                  name*. Think of men like O'Connor, Ewfngaiid Te-             cnptain made euch a hit out there that people nr« ;ot into shape by May I, but the King said ho would other city in tlie circuit under similar condition*. 17-27.
                                                                                                                            beginning to wonder wh»i he wilt do next to startle          :rain on lemon and seltzer and would be all right. Ills         They are entitle'! to see the panu at Ita best, and
mediately upon receiving the above intelligence                hean to call upon If a plnyer In Injured. That is                                                                          ri'-nds tried to diajua'Je him from goiut; on thut fool-        'ittsburg ia just now giving lhat exhibition. Sept.              Did you ever see inch a race In your life as we are
                                                                element in Cleveland's strength tbat uiu«t not lie          tbe public in a pleasant way.                                                                                                                                                             liaving iu this pint of thceo United States of ours?
Gus Schmelz had a consultation with Ted Sul-                   overlooked.                                                        Harry Stovey und Scliocli came to us like two sit dramatic tour, but ho Insisted, and his condition                      2 la a State holiday in Maryland, and on that dato
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fast, furious ball. Call tho peuuaat \viuner If you
livan, who is here with his team, and they wired                                                                                                                                         when he reported is
                                                                                                                            augeU. They have helped fill tho gaps ia great young persona jehoie a mattergiftshi*tory. S »mo very as far aa It goea, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             of                           he Smokfburgera appear twice. That ia very good
                                                                  The boys bnve been fhlrly snec«sful In the East.                                                                                                 mental         admirably fit them                              liaUimuieana wjuld like to fieo        ,11.
President Hart at Atlanta. Hart, however, is                   They started In n hit badly, dropping threu (tames at        shape.                                                       "or successful careers an clam diggers tried to convince them at Union 1'ark In thoir regular order. P!o«se                      Pitcher Blackburn, who McClotdtey released early
out of town, and as something had to bo done                   Philadelphia, two of them by one run <ach, but win                              DANNY RICHARDSON                         the public thnt Kelly wa« fit to play for Lia life. Ilut         ee to it, Mr. President and Alanatcer Haalon, that           in Iho Bfusou, hue signed with Augusta.
immediately in tho matter to prevent                           ulng two in Now York, two In Washington, two in              poes right ou playing the gann of a nonpirell and enough of that. It U painful to rtftVct CD the quality                     Baltimore is not hereafter discriminated against.                The game Ilivrry Raymond ia playing at third baae
                                                               HuHimoro and one ID Itoston b« lha most sunaatlo             sinking himself In the aflttctionfl of the Brooklyn pop- of some of the base bail literature turned out iu this That la a bad old Oriole custom, aud the present HUC- for Montgomery ia of ihe hlghe-it order. Ho i» oaaily
                    A BREAK-UP,                                finish of the year. Thin id playing ball tute euou^.         ulace. There fa no more popular plaver on tho dia- city.                                                                    ceaalul Utltimore team should not practice it. It is          the beet third bmeman in the Southern League.
Gus Schmelz, as chairman of tno Board of                       itnd a royal welcome awaita tho boys when they como          mond.                                                                                                                       mortifying to -tho pride of one- of the beat base ball             Joe McGiiitv, of MoutRoniery, is surely develop-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            MINOR MENTION.                                                                                            ing into 0110 of tho bust pi tellers in thb Southern
Arbitration, took upon himself the responsibility              home.                                                              Ailie Lath am and our eight-inch mascot are fa^t           Probably the men nest tiling ever done In base ball        ;owna of the country.                       ALBEBT M.OTT.
of sending Manager Sullivan to Birmingham                                         NOTES AND NEWS.                           friends. Tho pair were an attraction iu themselves circles wm the stealing of portions of t l»e uniforms of                                                                               League.
                                                                                                                            during the slay cf the Cinciuuatia. Arlie borrowed :he Louisvillea. Anyone who \vlll steal from a tail-                                                                                       B.g Hill Hasenmor seem? to b« at homo on fir-t bise,
this afternoon to represent the League there                       McAlecr's fielding in thn ^ames down East haa been
and to arrange mutters so that there will be no                fir?t-cla«t In every way.
                                                                  Hilly Alvord signed with Pro»Mcnc« Saturday and
                                                                                                                            the ma*, cut'a walk and the mascot took n loan of some end team ought to be electrocuted.
                                                                                                                            of Lalhnm's gab, and having evened up matters they               The fact tnat Clmrloy Briofly U not dead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           FACTS FOR SOUTHERNERS.                                       ,od 1s bitting the ball hard again.                   POISPON,
hitch in playing out tho first aeries. Columbus,                                                                            went through a star performance each day. Our Kills piring, rocxlls an am using; Incident while ha but um-
                                                                                                                            freak is quite a card in himself, nnd by tho way he the Detroit* lu 18S7. The team was plnying prelim- SHOAVING THAT SKNTIMENT AND
                                                               played with Ihftt club Monday II * hno bo«n playing                                                                                                                          win with                                                                                   SAGINAWS SAVITCH.
Ga., Knoxville, Tenn., and Peusaeohi, Fla., are                Saturdays and Sundays with the old Leaguers uud ia
all anxious to come in, and it Sullivan docs not               In good torm.                                                has lhat uniform which Alike Griffin prcirJ-»ed him inary games in Miooeipolis. It snowed <mo day and                                    BUSINESS AA'ON'T MIX.
                                                                  Pitcher MacMahon, of this city, IB fining go^fl ivcrd     from the b<>ys and he appreciates It all the more, huv- Ihe Vhtyum gut in their ni->im. Char lev was in his                                                                                 Hana<;or Tliync Already Released
arrange eo as to have the Birmingham team
finish the season there, he can readily transfer               fur ihoSanduaky team in the Ohio-Michigan League             lug waited so long for it.                                   boudoir, sitting beside a table, had wa? Apparently in a The Southern League Schedule Al-                                                Along With Some 1*layers.
                                                                 Kill Childs rtRalu has hH eyes ot. the bill.                                  TOUCHING TRIBUTES.                       reverie.       On the table lav tho large black Djrby hat            leged to be a Failure The Need of                             SAGINAW, Mich., June 10. Elitor SORTING
the men to either of the three cities mentioned,                 Ctiptwln Tebeuu in batting And fielding bitter                   Tbe club did the handiomu thing at tho funeral of ttio catcher wore. Suddenly Mannger Wutkins walked
all of whom have ball parks well fitted up and                 cvrr Lefure.                                                 younir Colling, who died last week of typhoid fever. into the room. "What size hat do you wear, Char-                            Kevision Asserted                    The Umpire LIFE: The exhibition at Union Park yesterday
ready tor use. But from what I understand,                       Pitcher Hastings makes a good trapiefl»l..n every-         A batidiomely onero-sed set of resolutions wero eout ley," asked tho Manager, at tlie eaiae time picking up                      Question Also Again Discussed- afternoon was heartrending. By this time next
fievernl gentlemen in Binning'jaui, who have the. fn-          where.                                                       to the mother of the (t*nd ball player, and a beanttful the Derby and disclosing to view a capacious mui: full                   General News.                                            week we will have a full-fledged ball club. San-
turestit of the game at bean, have secured tho word              McKetm's batting; is a blu factoi lb nearly ad 01          piece of Mowers standing about four feet high, repre- of beer. Urindy emerged from bin reverie with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 11. Editor SPORT-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      dusky will bo here tirst of tho w* Me.
of each member <»f tho Ilirniiutfham team to remuiu            CleveUnd'B victories.                                        senting the diamond with a ball and bats, was placed banp, nii'l hi.* next piy envelope wits Hifht. Charley                                                                                    Umpire Craft, who hasn't half enough intelli-
over thoio uutil Monday, wlieu they Hill holj u                  Old "Chief" Zhninnr Ia hitting the bull ban and            alongside hf& bier. CoIIiiia played ID the benefit game WHS not BO ing'-Miious an Dan O'Leary who after a hard ING LIFE: Sentiment and business like oil gence to make decisions betweou black and white, hai
meeting mid perhaps form n stock company, and fin-             safely this year,                                            to D*rby O'Brien, and neglected to rub down after rime sent a boy for a pail of beer. As the boy entered and water will not mix. Sentiment, as a rule, Uoen relented.
ish tho season with th* team as it atuoda. Now h«ro'a            Jess* Burkett'0 tlnu work 1§ wonderfully                   leaving the game. Ho took cold, but was recovering?, the dressing ro >m with Ihe amber fluid, one of the brings poor returns', in advancing, fostering or                                     A little h S3 insulting remarks from some of the oc-
where                                                          to tho boys who have stood br him u«r«» during the           when bin ailment turned to typhoid fever, he dying Club directors came in to casunlly inquire the re.ison                                                                                 cupaula of tbe ^nind stands would in tho much mm'o
                  THE SINKING ffVSD                            past twtty«*rg.                   Ki.Mftn K. UAIK&.          rather suddenly. He was a good fellow and well iinti for the defeat. The director caw the beer. Dan took making successful any enterprise that demands interetitiug ^anio and morj 25 cent pK-ceaaat tho ticket
 of tlie South* TH League will C..IITJ in haoflj, ai So 111-                                                                favorably known tu many of the base ball fraternity. ihe pail, s mo lied of U suspiciously, aud then with a the operations of skilled labor in all depart- window.
vnu is instructed t> put Hilly Er.rle in charge of tho                                                                       It teems particularly sad that be should conirict          dark frown inquired:                                            ments of the undertaking. We all recognize                        The rervicps of Manager Frink P. Thym have beon
                                                                             JOYOUS EASTON.                                 fatal illneas at tor playing for one who is disabled.            "Roy, whit is thU?'*                                       the fact, however, that it is more the rule thun dispenaed with. Frank WAS a goud mau, but circurn-
team, which from U'oilursday on finishes the eon sou
away Irom home1 . Wise bam Altaieyt-r, chairman of the                                                                                             A I.ONO WAIT.                             "Beer," qnotli tha kid.                                     the exception, that sentiment is oftentimes suc-             btauces wcro ai;ain^[ him.
sinking t'uixl committee fur fund-* fur transportation,
                                                               Happy Over the Success of Fuatz/s                                  We meet Cleveland, theu skip to Boston, then tacklo        "Beer! 1 shrieked O'l>ary. "TToIy Smoke! Who                                                                                 Pojikay has iiecii placed in charge of the team ai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cessful in getting a hold on some important de-
guaiantees th« iJirmiugtiuiH j'luyera their salaries ou             Men at Home and Abroad.                                 Wftshinztouat Eastern Park mid wind up tho early told you to get beer? I snid milk!"                                         partment of a corporate body, und eventually captain ami m^nft^ir. tho club Is go^ig to win iu new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      lie luw telegraphed fjr
                                                                                                                            cnnipaiifn in the Enet. It will bo » long time between           Ward lias corralled Jack Milllgan and pitcher                                                                            plit} t-rt, and suites that
the tt[[i, anJ thin let tho Southern League run the             EASTON, Pa., Juno 12. -Editor bPoRrjNO LIFE                                                                             Schmidt.                                                        injuring permanently, or at least crippling, the near future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the
team through tho Reason. Tho fund now amounts to                  Are we in it? Well, 1 gueaa! To capture                    games when the boys start West.                                 Doyle and McMahon are catching superbly.
more than £-000, and should the Birmingham gentle-                                                                                President By rue will not go with them, he remain-                                                                    sorvice'mntt-riaUy. When the latter state of tilings              Left fit-lder Dolan, of the Stc;naws. injured his leg
men net agree to tuko hold of tho team and riuiah the          three of tho four games from the nould-be                                                                                     A physician has
                                                                                                                            log at home to look after tbe cycling meetings hero. ical condition and certified lhat Kelly is iu nood phys- exists, an infusion of business methods catting for au at 3Uu-field recently, and through lack of proper at-
ee:tsoD the League can readily do no without any trouble.      pennant-winners from A lien town is certainly                                                         J F. DiJNN'jLLY.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               the King ha« been reinstated.            (xtermiutitiuD of the evil, and remedying uud revising tention it bus become inflamed, disabling him from
After President Linnehan, of BtrmiDjjhain, had giv«n           glory enough to suit the most exacting crank.                                                                                                                       0. If. MATIIISOH.    thfl cans« of the tiouble, whether it be financial, cler- playing.
bin players notice of releaseunJ disbanded them he left        Had a regular umpire been present at Alien-                                                                                                                                              ical, rulre, regulations, or ptau of doing business, is           Ciicher Corcoran is playing groat ball. Tie should
for Cincinnati to attend Li* telapliuiie patent. In which
                                                               town it is dollars tu cents we would have taken
                                                                                                                                         SPRINGFIELD SPLINTS.                                       MOBILE'S HARD LUCK.                                 absolutely neccsaa>y.                                         be in better company.                                   E. D. El.
lie IB inters tad and with which he aspect* to make a for-                                                                                                                                                                                                           SOME FACTS FOR FINANCIERS.
tune a better business evidently tlmri that of niuuiug         all four games, as they are not in it with Easion            A Little Disconcerted at the Team's A Broken-iip Team the Best the Club                                                           That the present schedule of the Sainhsm League
a hall team. The Birmingham Club ns.it uow elands              when they don't have an umpire to give them                                                                                                                                                 has crippled tlie gxnu*, (and if not c<Jiuple!«ly ievised,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WESTERN LEAGUE.
ia a tioiM\ one, and ha? wou a aiHJority of the game
                                                                                                                             AVork on the Road General News           Has to Offor Its Patrons.
                                                               the game, liut last Friday's aud Saturday's                                                                                                                                                 will Injure it permanently), has no doubt suggested
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Standing of the Clubs and Record of
playwd lately, but as tho its tun                       games were two preat games of b&l), and tbb largo                    and Gossip.                         MOBILE, June 11. Editor SPORTING LIFE:                                                    itself to every ciub in the Lenguo.
               MADK A POOR START                        crowds present worn groatly plbkaed with the flue                       SPRINGFIELD, June 11. Editor SPORTING                      The Mobile Base Ball Club has certainly had a                      First let me state p few facts rain tire to the low                      the Games Played.
 early In the season the fnus there grew t]|scouras«<   work dune by botti tea ma.                                          LIFE; I stated last week that a better estimate                streak of hard luck lately. They have been                      financial condition of eovernl of tbo clubs, nnd 1 will            Tho record of tho games played in the
and would uot attend tho games. But (hero la oo ux-       Aa predicted in my liut, Belts, who Jnmpsd to                                                                                                                                                    show later on ii'Jnj such is the case and how the mat-
cuse for the poor nttoudance there lately, as the train Wilkesbarre, returned last Sunday nud asked the di-
                                                                                                                            of tho real strength of our team could now be                  playing a patciieJ-up team for the past ten days                ter can be ad jus to I satisfactorily, itiid undoubtedly        Western League and the position of the clubs
lias ployed winning bull nod has recently jumped rectors to allow him to return, m:d he was at once re-                     had on account of their playing on foreign soil                to two weeks. The management had better go                      aid very strongly in pulling through the BCHSOU with-           in the race will be found below up to Juno 10,
from eleventh to eigh lh place* in the raco and la      ins t a tod, aud joined the loam last Wuduesday ut Al               To rcally'estimate their real worth from the                   to work and sign players or they will be utterly                out any grent loss, if any ut all.                              inclusive:
moving upward. A3 a consequence Ltuijubau               lentown.                                                            work of the past week would not bo very com                    unable to build tho attendance, which lias fallen to a             Birmingham disbanded on the evening of the 9th,                           Won. Lost. Pet.            Won. Lost. Pet.
losing money steadily and at List grow dlatcuatod and ' It was a groat mistake for the Learns not to have                   mendablo to the team aa defeat has been tbeir                  mero liandfnll. The ex-leaders have be«D here for               Tho players were reUased aud pm'd, It is believed               St. Joseph.. 8      6 .671 'Topeka...... 7    7 .500
threw up the sponge, in tt rut her undignified way. National Agreement protection, aa tho players of the                                                                                   the past throo games and attracted the bast crowds              that a stock company will be formed and try to pull             Kaii. City... 7    7 .500 iLawrence... G      8 .429
                                                                                                                            lot regularly tho past week. The enthuaiasts                   that have been to the park for some time.                       through the woasoo. In the early purl of the season
He- should at any rite buve notified his colleagues of borne club are daily receiving lettora and telegrams                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   GAMES PLAYED.
liis intentions ID the matter aod they could have had urging them to break thoir contracts to strengthen                    here at home have been wondering why this                        The firat gnme wru won by the homo club easily, the           the team waa weak and lost earns alter game, conse-
                                                                                                                            has been BO nnd trying to find reasons for tbis sudden         secoud should have gone thesamo way, but excuss                 quently when they returned homo a very great deal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            June 5 At St. Joseph, St. Joseph 15, Lawrence 7; at
more time in which to take action and further their "soiiib other club. It is a dirty, mean pleoe of buained*,                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kansas City, Knnsa* City 12, Topeka JO.
own Interests. Perhaps he trad such Intention, us liu protection or no protection.                                          let-up and tbe dropping of our team from second t<             me Mr. Foster literally gare the game to Augusta.               of the enthusiasm waa t'ono. Kven after the team                 Juno C At St .losoph, St. Joseph 2, Lawrence 1; at
wired Sullivan here that ho should meet him nt the        While tho tenui was on their trip the p;rounds w**r               nfth place.                                                    We can easily aee why the different managers h;tvo              waa strengthened the louir stay at homo killed off the          Kansas City, Knusiia City 8, Topeka 3.
Union Depot whoii he passed through on hia way to Improved, an addition being built to the grand stun                          True it is that when a team is winning nothing I;           been "jumping on his collar" where be has umpired.              patronage to such an ex lent th at PreaHeut Linohan               Jnue 7 At Kansas City. Kansas City 11, Topeka 5;
Cincinnati, but Ted misse-l tho train and did nut sea fur the accommodation of Indies aud their encorli                     said, but that us eoon as a team commences to lose al          It would not do for him to act here in tho capacity of          determined to withdraw from base ball and lose uo               at St. Joseph, St. Jojeph 11, Lawrence 0.
Jjini. Owing to the fluodod con-liliou of the ground-* The loft field bleachers Wore also extended & buudre                 kinds of statements nre made a? to ihe reason.                 umpire any longer,as tho management have had great              more money.                                                       June 8 At St. Joflpph, St. Jftieph 12, Kansas City 5;
lu Nashville Sullivan transferred tho last six ^amus feet.                                                                     I have been thinking the matter ovor nnd have               difficulty in protecting him. On one occasion n promi-             Mobile hai lost money, and only a few days apo the           at Lawrence, Lnwieuce, 13, Topeka. 1ft.
from Nashville to Atlanta and Chattanooga, and hit        Owing to the illness of short stop Shnmwnr, wh                    come to the conclusion that the team work of our               nent physiciau had to bring him to thia city In his              Athlutic AsfKCitttion of thut city secured the con-              Juno 9 At St. Joseph, St. Jusej h 0, Kansas City 2;
team U now battling witn us for the                     was taken sick at Altooua lust Sunday, the infield ha               team is not what it should be. While it is true tha                                                                             trolling Interest from Jack IJooper, who was about to          at Lawrence, Laurence 8, TopeUa, 9,
                                                        been disarranged, but tlie team has been getting tln-r              our pitchers have uot shown u;> as well aa anticipate*                                                                         pay off the pUyers and disband, aud will staud all                June JO~At St. Jospph, Sf. Joseph 7, Kansas City 1;
                TAIL-END POSITION.                      "w                                                                  this cannot bo alone the fault, as early in the season                                                                         losjed, should they occur.
Tbe NoihTllIe tetim will piny the six ;gamt?s ot trie ten Itn both playodjust the same, home. won Cue ot th
                                                              game*
                                                                       feet"
                                                                               since leaving
                                                                                               having
                                                                                                                            with inferior pitchers, the team made a far more                                                                                  Nashville has made little or no money. II hearsay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           at Lawrence, Lawrence 10, Topeka 10.
series without leaving Chattanooga, as Moud.iy we         Tho following is iho record of eacb playci foi th                 creditable showing.                                            nas me louowing: me umpire nas a tnanitiess jon                 and newspaper reports of attendance at games are to
play a postponed ganio ber« with Macou and Tuesday                                                                              It may ba said that the other teams have been              and is prone to error like the rest of humanity.                be relied upon they cannot posciblr be tnoro than about                         KHOADKS' RUN.
being an off day we'll play two games with Teddy's tirst mouth, up to Juno a'lncluaive:Game*.
                                                                   Games.                                                   strengthening since tho beginning of the season                 Nevertheless he ia amenable to criticism, just as              even up to date. "Foxy' 7 Ttd Sullivan was smart
Ttrgeisaud wind up the series, thus s:t\injc him mile- Bettg....... 20 Hat. Field)                        Jim,
                                                                                                                            while we have not made a single change outside o               players and manners. 'Umpire roasting' in a ROII-               enough to agroe to a transfer of tlie games scheduled
                                                                            .430    .841 -Shnmway
age expense to and from Macon. Teddy has u long \Vonte......20 .312 .!)75>a»t«....... fc* .202                              the box, but this would be tbe lamest of excuses, as a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Johnstown's Famous Pitcher Jumps
                                                                                                       21  «; 7                                                                            eral way is a worm-eaten chestnut. When hia errors              with Atlanta at Nashville to Atlanta, showing very
boat! on hie shoulders and knows how to cut down ex-                                                                         team which ling played together all season cerUinly           are pointed out, then the criticism is legitimate. The          plainly that he had about gotten every peony possible                      to Louisville.
penses when necessary and to turn an honest penny Sfewttrt.....'24 .311 .912,FiBher......H .2C9                             ought to be superior to teams which are COD slant I;           main fault with Umpire Foster's work is lhat he                 from homo people.                                                   JOHNSTOWN, Pa., June 12. Pitcher Rhoades,
when occasion offers. He got onu hundred Phlludol-      Wrlg!it.....24                                    .190
                                                                                                          .107              making change!.                                                sticks behind the pitcher too closely, and is too far              Memphis has done fairly well simply because the               better known ns "Homo Hun" KhoaJc?, who
j-hio cait-whofls for letting thorn have Vickery and                                                      .147  .9,             And so the only answer I c»n mak* to the aliqwln ;         away from tho bHsei when close plays are made. In               team bus been winning right alomr. But the attend-
was glad to have him go at any coit, aa Vickery wad a   Uotberm'l 2*        .302    .8(iy|Si»glc ......10                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pitched for Danville la^t peatvn and Johnstown
                                                                 These figures show a team average in batting o             of the team the past two weeks is poor team work.              t!l ft first inning Stafford was thrown cult at second.          ance haa dropped uff in the last nine daya very per-
disorgnulzer and hia team never would mippoi t him                                                                              Now, who Is responsible for this? Is it because we         Foster thought otherwise. In the third Flynn hit                ceptibly.                                                        this season, has accepted the terms of the Louis-
or care to vlu with the bully ID tho box. Wo b*vt                                                                            hare an outfield captain? or a^ain, is It ou account ol       to abort, who fumbled. Flynn beat the ball to first                                                                              vi.Ie National League Club and leaves to-morrow
mada OQolher change in the team by                                                                                           poor coaching? In my opinion botb of these reasom             by two feet. Foster thought otherwise. ID Iho                            BLAMING IT ON THE SCHEDULE.                             for Nfw York, wliere he joins that club. Il<- pitched
                                                                         COMISKEY'S FUTT3 UE.                               are worthy of conaldei ^lon. 1 have no fault what              eighth Dooley WRS thrown out st second. Foster                       I could coniinuo on iu this strain further, but my          to-day'd tfauie a^nit-st Harr'sburir, wiiish will lw his
           REM5AS1NG MART M'QTJADE.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        statements would be based entirely on comments of
our right fielder wtiuiii ^~ £'.'i from N° w Vork. Mc-                                                                      Aver to find with CtpUtn Lynch, but It seems to mo             thought otherwise."                                                                                                              last Kf-inc ture. Aa Bion as Itluiaftfs toM M-mti^cr
                                                                                                                             that an inneld captain would be a vast Improvement               It is just such actions aa these that hurt the attend-       umpires, players and the traveling public, concerning            TorreVBon of his c'eterinination to join the L'-uisville
Quade, Flaherty and Umpire Sheridan were di»«o»-               Will He Return ox4 Lag Super ftuovii                                                                                                                                                        tho affairs of two of the clubs uaw abroad, who on
ered by Mnurigei S^binoU In tin* woe unall hours ii*i                                                                           It Is Impossible for s.n oviifleldnr to give orders «n(    ance throughout the South, I»-Mobilo tbe games nre                                                                               Club Torreyson went to IMLiburj; \cateriay an.I h«d n
                                                                         Iviko Anson.                                       have td»m carried out us he wishes from his position           attended by ladies from tlie first families of the city,        account of their position in the race aro drawing slim           conffroiico with Ad Gnmbirt, iho t-x-l-'litcajio tw'rler,
rather a dilapidated condition and souivwbat th«                                                                                                                                                                                                           audiences. But ns they "cut no figure" in remedying              rotative to his signiiu whh JobiifiUiwn, Guinberi'd
worse for wear and nroroibcuous imbibing of local                 "This -will probably be Charley _Comiskey'                 and many % fine point and ulaj U loil at ouportun             and if trouble ever occurs as wa* threatened lasl
                                                                                                                                                                                           Saturday, it would be a long time before the discredit          tho uufortunte condition of affairs, I will have uotu-           price wiis too hlirh. Mr. Torreyson tUcri tackled Alt-
and Poikofolis in alt Ihixluve. McQimde was imme-              last season on the diamond.            Coffiiskqy's poE      times.                                                                                                                         iu>r to et;y about them.
diately iiued 52-i uud suspended* ami Flaherty wa*             sessions in Chicago, mostly in real estat<                       Tlie coaching of the tpfim while on the bases has a!       thrown on the eama would bo removed.                                                                                             man, the Uniontown pitcher, who premised to j;ivo
                                                                                                                             season not been what it should be; really it has aeeme            Now a word to the management. Get together and                  \Vc aie all awiiro of the fact that the schedule was       . liim'tt duflnite uiHwer to-day as to \vlu-t lit r ho would
also taxed tho sums amount, and would have re-                 bring him about $400 a month. Tho lean cap                                                                                                                                                   adopted hastily. I do uot believe, candidly, that n
ceived the siuie punldhment hud we a suUtitulo to                                                                           nsif tho club haa not had a first-clan mao on tli              strengthen your team, as it badly needs U, aud you                                                                               ai^u ^'iih Johitbt >wn, and it ia practically settled that
                                                               taiu°is not jn the but of health, and hia folk                lioes, and if there Is one he haa not shown his ability       aro simply losing mouev. You certainly ought to know            single delegate went over the dates carefully, or con-           be wilt play io Khoudes' place.
play hwpositiou. It'a » bad stato of things when an                                                                                                                                                                                                        sidered tho matter with tho sonousne?H aud judgment
umpire leads players astray or is himself ao leJ, aud          iu Chicago aro urging him to quit the diamon                     We all here htvo abundant faith in Manager Bum             it by the attendance, Iu droppiujj was not the sound             it deserved. Further than this, sentiment li»d u great
110 wonder the local fans arc »p in arms aeuinst the           after tbla sctiaon. Comiekey realized every coiit h          and know that if there are shortcomings iu the team            loud enough?
                                                               possoests fr^m base ball. Ho came here from DubuqiK          bo will bo suro to improve these defects.                          Got rid of some of your extra talent. There fa no           deal to do with, the adoption ot tue (schedule with all                      Can You Blame Him?
KcHoni of this man Sheridan, who, tho day before,                                                                                                                                                                                                          of its faults.                                                     ' Einuleiii thn p-uvnbn-ker, n-fiwus to go to baU
corople'ely hat control over hlmaclf by fining Pug-            Ia. In '81 with Ted Sullivan, in whose erni»!oy h                Hard luck sometimes plays an important part an<            uae iu paying players who are of uo earthly beoelit to
                                                               acted aa "candy butcher" on ihe C. B, & Q. Kallwa;            this may have been ft factor lu our record lately; a          th» club.                                                                      THE LOCAL SITUATION.                             g lines any niort*. He went tor tho first lime a few (Uvs
Oale 81^ for back talk, nod without anything like                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          apo anil just as he entered the. cnmii btrtii 1 the umpire
warning, put him out of the game iu regular despotic,           Wr. Vunder Aho started him at $75 per month, an             any rate let ua trust that from now on the team wi                 Your club has been crippled loujr enough. Other                 I presume some will sny that I ought to throw a lit-
                                                                ho loft St. Louis, in 1890, to accept J7&UO a year wit      play tha game it ia capable of, and I have no fear o           clnb* have signed man on man just tho men yot                   tle. Hunt on Montgomery affaire. True. But our                  yelled "three balls" and Kinsteiu thought it wna »u
fiiborittu style. The consequence was wo tost the                                                                            the result, uud the team Is sure to - aud'-          - *»                                                                                                                                     iuitult hurled at him aud be loft ut once." Pliiladel-
guuie, as Selbach nu out of practice behind tho bat,            JubuT, Uruib, Presijant Ofthe Cinciaaati Ciuh, 1                                                             among tU      needed. Why could you uot get one or two of them?               affttirn me not iu BO bad a shape that they cannot be
and bid two paas«d balla cost us three iun». Tbe               St. Louli ChronitU,                                           leader i.                                                                                                                     speedily set right. We have made uo mouey- <wurtb               ulna

								
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