The Moore Messenger (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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OF BEST GUARDIANS OF SECOND BAG
F. 0. B.
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Cylinder Bore—6, Stroke 10
Fly Wheel Diameter—40, Face—
3 Weight—250 pounds
Pulley Diameter—16, Face 6
Shaft Diameter 2 1-4, Length—38
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mules are ahead of horses. If you arc needing
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Larimore Hardware Co- 13-15 w grand ave
BUI Sweeney of Boston Braves.
WHO MADE THE OIL PRICES?
Interesting Facts Brought Out in the
Hearing at Dallas.
Dallas. Tex.—The making of oil
prices was probed by the state in the
hearing her of its $99,000,000 oil pen-
The state sought tq show that so
far as the Magnolia Oil company of
Texas, a defendant, Is concerned,
these prices to the Texas trade de-
pended on what the Magnolia can get
from marketing its products outside
of Texas with Standard Oil concerns.
A. C. Ebte, head of the Magnolia's
sales department,, was on the stand
all day. The defense's firBt oppor-
tunity came on his cross-examination,
when Eble testifled he had purchased
some barrels for the Magnolia from
the Standard Oil company of New
Jersey because he considered thein
the best in the market and some tank
wagons from the Standard Oil of In-
diana, because they were cheapest
and most suitable. He said when he
organized the Magnolia's Belling de-
partment two years ago he sought to
get Standard Oil products to market
in Texas, because he knew there was
a demand for them.
Mine School Commencement.
William J. Sweeney the star second baseman of the Boston Nationals,
1 was born in Covington, Ky., March 6, 1886. He was a student at the St
francis Xavier college, Cincinnati, Ohio, from 1902 to 1901, and a member
III i.f the college baseball nine. "Hill" was slated for the priesthood, but stuck
^V I lo baseball Instead, and in the fall of 1904 joined the Toledo club. The fol-
lowlng geason found him with the Rock Island, 111., team, the Islanders selling
| him to the Portland club of the Pacific coast league, where he played In 1906.
John H. Dunkin, Guthrie; Charles I ,le wa8 drafted by the Chicago Cubs for the season of 1907, and after taking
Hanraty, McAlester; John R. Living- ,iar^ |„ fifty-seven games was traded by the Cubs to Doston for Del Howard,
ston, Wilburton; John F. Thomas, Ok- istnce joining the Braves Sweeney has become one of the greatest ball players
alhorna City, and Edward F. Wenner. iln lhe game. He is not only one of the best guardians of the second station,
Bartlesville, on whom was conferred |,ut is a corking good hitter as well. In 19U he had a batting average of .314,
land in 1912 he stood third in the National league list \ ith a batting average of
the degree of Engineer of Mines.
Parker Still Candidate.
Bokchito —fiabe E. Parker, one of
the best known men in the Choctaw
nation, who has been an active candi-
date for appointment as chief of the
ChoctawH. denies reports that he had
withdrawn from the race. Parker is
Wilburton.—The State School of I especially well known as an educator j
Mines and Metallurgy held its annual j and although still a young man has [ Even though they have not won any
commencement exercises here in the had charge at different times of sev- pennants, the Reds have laid claim for
assembly room of the state school of Ural of the Choctaw tribal schools. 5evpral year9 t0 possessing one Na
mines. This school graduated a class ! lie was an active member of the Okla- ttonal league champion
of five, consisting of tho following: ] homa constitutional convention.
BESCHER STAR BASE RUNNER
Cincinnati Reds' Outfielder Not Only
Possesses Speed, but Knows
How to Use It.
The Grand Rapids Furniture Co.,
25-27 West Main Street, are retir-
ing from business and the entire stock,
is nou) being sold at auction. This
is the opportunity of a lifetime to buy
High Grade Furniture at your own
price. SALES DAILY at 10 a.
m. and 2:30 p. m. Pont Let
Anuthing Keep You From This Sale
25-27 West Main Oklahoma City
around the circuit has disagreed with
— itbem in the contention that Bob Iks
Cher is the best base runner in the old
Bescher and speed are synonymous,
but mere ability to get over the ground
is not the only quality of which Bes-
cher can boast. It isn't always the
fastest man that steals the most bases
Some players who can fairly fly fall to
purloin as many cushions in a season
as others whom they could easily dis-
tance in a sporting contest
Other things besides speed are need-
ed, and'Bescher combines them all, be
cause he Is not only fast, but has
splendid judgment, is able to get the
all-important lead off a base, and is
such a clever slider that he reaches
the goal many times through evading
the touch of the man with the ball.
Bescher did not get a chance to
steal many bases when he first Joined
the Reds in 1908, but the following sea
son he got busy and he has been at it
ever since, committing larceny 54
times in 1909, 70 times in 1910; 80
times (his highest mark) 1911, and
67 times last year.
Cincinnati fans believe he will do
better than ever this year, and his ef-
forts to surpass his previous achieve-
ments will be watched with much in-
Bescher was born in I^ondon, Ojiio.
July 25, 1885. His height is 6 feet 1
Inch and he weighs 205 pounds lie be-
gan his professional career with Lima,
Ohio, in 1906. His batting and base
running record since he broke into
fast company is appended:
Club Yrar. R. H. SB. Ave.
Cincinnati 1*08 16 II 10 I7J
Cincinnati IfO# 73 107 64 .40
Cincinnati 1910 6 147 <0 i$0
Cincinnati 1111 10« «* f?
Cincinnati 1912 120 1M Jjj -111
Totals 5 410 604 281
Alexander in Form.
Orover Cleveland Alexander is dis-
playing the form of two years ago for
Suspend judgment on the Tinker,
Kvers to Chance controversy until the
middle of October.
• a *
Frank Baker, who should know, Rays
Falkenberg has a better fadeaway
than Christy Mathewson.
• * a
Recent statistics would Indicate that
the strength of the Mobile team is
largely in the hitting of its pitchers.
a • a
Monsieur Dubuc of the Detroit
Tigers is not only a clever pitcher, but
a formidable man with the stick as
a a a
According to rumors, the names of
the competing batteries in games in
Milwaukee are now announced in En-
a a a
Roger Bresnahan is fat enough this
year to impersonate some of the de-
fendants in the police lieutenant cases
in New York.
a a a
Robinson, the Indian outfielder with
Austin In the Texas league last sea-
son," is playing and hitting in great
form for Durant.
Catcher Schalk of the White Sox is
becoming so prominent that the fans
will soon want to know what kind of
a safety razor he uses.
Buck Becker, formerly with Wash-
ington. and then sent to Atlanta,
where he failed to stick, is playing
semi pro ball in Washington.
President McAleer's scouts are siz-
ing up the baseball talent around the
country for a few good pitchers and a
rangy, hard-hitting first baseman.
a • a
There is a feeling that, now that
Fred Clarke has broken the ice, he
will be seen in a number of games
this season in the role of pinch hitter,
says a Pittsburgh exchange.
a * •
Miller, a pitcher for Fresno in the
Central California league, held Vallejo
to four hits and did not give a base
on balls. Then his manager released
him because he could not hit.
Manager Evers declares that Tom-
my Leach is his pick now for the regu
lar center field job with the Cubs. The
only tiling that may spoil the arrange
ment is Tommy's underpinning, which
is notoriously bad
a • a
George McQuillan, who formerly
pitched for Philadelphia and Cincin
nail in the National League, and who
has been hurling sensational ball for
the Columbus American Association
club for the past two years, is in de-
mand again by big league clubs.
A little thing like A RISE IN
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The cost of doing this is ex-
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for there is nothing that is
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it off but get in line and buy one today.
A Nice Cool Straw
Will add to your comfort and we'll show you a wide assort-
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$1.00 to $6.00
White Canvas Oxfords
Keep the feet cool and comfortable. You can't afford to go
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Smith, Mamie. The Moore Messenger (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1913, newspaper, June 26, 1913; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109307/m1/2/: accessed June 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.