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Mansfield News, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1910, Mansfield, Ohio TNI MANSFIELD NlWt, tATUMOAY, JANUARY L KHIE1BUE BE HKU> AT XKll, HOl.SK COIA'MBl'S, OX MOXDAV MOHXBfti FOR JtKOlt- MY HAVE EISHT CLUBS IN CIRCUIT r, (Cambridge and Sandus- ky CoHMdift-d Possibilities in cf Circuit of Ohio State With Uaiisticld, Marion, Lima, PortstiHiuUi, Lancaster, Newark ami 1'resi- drut Quuiii Probably Rceign And Mansilelfi Man i-> Mentioned As The annual meeting ot the Ohio Etate baseball league will be held at the Neil house, on Mon- day morning at 10 o-'clocic, and there Is every tlie league vill be reorganized with at least sitf, If not eight clubs in- circuit The meeting will lx- interesting at the most to Mansflplsl fans for the simple reason that upon its result hinges whether thit uty is to have base ball C tiring the season of 1910. The principal topic of discussion enioug the sj.ort on the oir- cuit at the present time is the ques- t.on as to what oities will compose the circuit Mansfield, Mar- ion and Portsmouth the towns v hich hold franchises at present, and a'though Portsmouth desires to out of the Ohio State league to go into a teagi.o which is being or- ganized and wlsith is to be known as ti-e Viiginia Valley league, it is hardly possible that consent of tee magnates will he The Co- lambus American association chili "ill naturally bad; Lima again, vhile Marion if willing to try again The situation is a ques- tion. but there i> every indication that Pawl Sturges will not let Mans- fteld suffer for of a profession- al team. Two of tne cities whirh composed the circuit test teaeon are possibili- t-es. Newark end Lancaster will be ,-g.ven the prefcresue bj the magnates when it comes, to choosing the cit- ies to make up the circuit There ere a immbpr of persons who are v.-tlling to finance the base ball pro- position m N'pvark local Inter- ests will be ghen liie preference, but it is vnderstocrt that a number of cutstde people are willing to back a r'tili theie. If the club IP conducted business-like manner there is no question that Xer ark will be strong Lancaster to be dead so far cis base ball is concerned at the pres- tnt time, but there aie a number of fans down there who will do all they can to financ i the club there considered as j cjMof the mos-t likely of The new in the cmuu. C W Corcoran operator of a fruit farm near that city and a baseball for the Kike of the sport it affords was in Columbus during the and had n conference with President Robert Qiunn relatne to securing a fran- chise for hib ci'x. it developed that Mr, Corcoran. has some base- 1'all experience that he acquired as a director of the Dajton club, already holds a lease upon a park in the city w'airh he wishes to bring into the league and that he has several jlajers signed Furthermore, he is 1-eing backed bv the best wishes of Chillicothe's most substantial busi- ress men It has been aiade evident to Mr. Corcoran that there is ample taseliall interest in Ms citv. He be- lieves that Chillicorne would develop Into a strong rival "for both Ports- mouth and Lancaster, and that he vould he able to draw large crowds from the surrounding territory. The t.drniss'on of Chillicothe would break tbe long jump to Portsmouth. Cambridge, where there is a com- T'sny already organized to back a team, will have a delegate at the iceeiing to present its claims for -l_em'iers'bip Sandusky far from 1-eing out of consideration. Two or three promi- men thero aro working on plans Tthii ".i if carried through, will enable them to anplv for San- dnskv to he ripe for profes- sional hall again at that, and the -n ihr si orl there linquish the office to some one The dutleo of Qulnn as business manager ot the Columbus club com- pell him to be on the road conHider- uble of the time, and he hus not the fine to give to the duties he owes ute league. He has made a most capable cxsiutlve, and it will a hard pro- position for the magnates to secure us good a president as Ut IIHS made. 1-aiil Sturges. owner of the Mansfield Irauchise, has'been mentioned as a j.obs'lble Successor to Qufnn, and the could make DO mistake in putting tile league affairs in his 1'unds. LH LEADERS WIN TWO GAMES mm DUEL FOB AJWAN'S HEART Milwaukee Adopt Novel Means to Settle Issue. Two Milwaukee bowlers' were Jn love with the same girl, so the story goes, and a most novel method -in the arbitration entanglements was employed. _ The- principals were B. F. Kirehoff" and F. Zillner, and although tho best of friends othervds6, they differed on the one issue, both were captains of rival bowling teams; and ft was that a series ot three matches bg rolled .for the affections of the girl. With the playing of the three Zillner relinquished his claim to woman, his team behig a loser by 20 pins. The girl fs toon to become Mrs. Khchoff.-.- Sporting Notes. Jim Rec'tor of Virginia will run Walker, the .South African speed mar- vel, if; he coBieK here for a race. BrolfBsteiu of the Xew Or- leans team -of the Southern league wants- to pTajr-tlie outfield In 1S10. Zbysco, ttfe (rallcian wrestler, haa been engaged to make a. tour of this eoumry. where he will be matched with the best wrestlers In the world. William Slearne, a long distance swimmer of Manchester. England, at- tempted to- swim ibe famous English channel recently; but failed after hav- ing covered aeroa miles. Holllng of tinuidv Drop Two Games of S It-s to CITV LEAGUE. THE STANDING. P. W. L. Pet. Laronas IS 12 6 .667, I Pirates 10 8 .566 Shelleys .....18 8 10 .444 Grands 18 6 12 .333 The Laronas, leaders in the City -fowling league, strengthened their l.old on first position by winning two games in the series with the Grands on the Smokehouse alleys lust evening. Erratic rolling marked the series of games; neither of the teams doing any consistent bowling. Although each team secured an rverage above 850, thern was some peculiar bowling. After rolling one game above the 900 and an- other but four pins below that mark, the Grands dropped down to a score j below 800. The Laronas started I-with a 900 total and gradually drop- ped down. The Grands put up the highest pin average, but failed to v in the majority of the games. '.The first game was closely con- tested. the Grands lost out in tne closing frames by a margin of i.3 pins. There was'nothing to the second game but the Grands, and they won out by seventy pins. Both ttams dropped down in the final game, but the Laronas were winners 26 pins The bowling of McBr'lde, of the Laronas was the feature of the ser- ies. He started" ont with scores of and 205, but dropped down to j.61 in the final game so that he lacked ten pins of securing a total which would nave given him a dou- ble century average. O'Donnell se- ti.red the only other double century score, and had second high average. The scores: Grands. 1 2 3 T. Fagey .....187 135 142 504 Walborn 165 183 159 507 Larry 172 143 152 467 Hautz 194 197 158 549 O'Donnell 178 219 173 570 Profitable Chance. A well known conjurer one day visit- ed a Scotch Tillage. After performing muny astonishing tricks he asked for a halfpenny, which a collier lent him Tlie conjurer tbeu said be would turn it iuto a sovereign. He did so, as the people thought, and Landed it around for them to see. it reached the collier he coolly pocketed it and said to the astonished roujurer, "Will ye mp Mail. Totals Laronas. Humphreys Schmunk McBride {Wetrick infield 896 917 1 2 784 2597 3 i'. 179 178 171 191 -143 224 205 1S2 143 130 157 171 .156 528 165 499 161 590 489 470 Totals 919 847 810 2576 High 224. High 196-2. HANS HOLMER, THE WORLD'S GREATEST LONG DISTANCE RUNNER, WHO WILL RACE IN NEW YORK snd secure a Thf of foe leacne 11 in '3ie lowering cf Sn? salary limit or nor.c of ttiies can afford to re- rjain In Icacae for more than a FWiEoa. Th" drawlns ability of rrspt-eiiTe Is one. ;