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Giants Acquitted in Now
Famous Ticket Scalping Case
Supreme Court of Baseball
Finds No Evidence of
DETAILS IN THE FINDING
Every Precaution Taken by the
Clubs Here and in Phila?
delphia to Protect
Th?-- New York Mob of the National
League and the Philadelphia Club of ?be
Amrrl, ?n LsSgue have been acquitted by
the supreme curl of baseball of tl??'
? berges of ?illusion -eith ticket speculetors
In ?he sale of Bests for the world's series
?games last October. Th?? National Com?
mission reached this decision in Clndnnsti
Ihm Wednesday, but the Unding ?as not
uremutgated until yesterday.
This settles a ?-ase which for a time
threatened almost to disrupt organised
?baseball and Which ha.? aroused much talk
and unfavorable criticism. Byron Hanoroft
Johnson, president of the American
I?eague, expressed himself forcibly on the
lion and ?a? ev?*n Quoted as saying
a case would be ?proved analnst the
Giants. Charges snd countercharge? were
made, ?-.idle many followers <?f the teams
in both eitles f'it that discrimination had
??iiown In i*u? distribution of tickets.
The commission In its llndlng sais that
Ht.- on a large scele tooh piece
:n both cities, but that .vid. n ? ws
produced t?. .-how tbai either club or its
In collusion with the specu?
la view of the wideapread Interest
in ihe , ase the rompit i,.. ling of
ommlasl >n follows in full:
After ?t thorough Inv? on of reports
.1 ,'spaper-* au?l ol hei . ourc?
i.'kci Kcalping was openly prucilsed in each
illy r< by Its team In ttie world i
.-. i les of ? ? i lia.-? rea? h< ?i
f.,l??.\? ins ? oni-luslons:
kets in large numbers ? ? r? In the
in both " ?? clt.es ..f
Ncm York and Philadelphia, and were i<?'d
exorbitant prie? . which was. therefor?
mpcaitiori upon ihe public, li f?illows
cuspan? r ? i in Isms > ere lo th -
? \- sn ant? ?l und justifie?!.
\?-\ v..i-k tie sale of tickets b:
In hotels, ?afes. new ?stands s< ?I
: es. ii Phlladi Ipti a, in ad
?? to Ihe salt a ii these ),|a"- ' '
v or?- a I (to -ondu? ted by the speculators In
llir |?,1,. i, s oi I ? ? hot? Is .ir,?' III th pill li
? .. ? s.
. in no (?>.- as Ihe elnli owners or the
. i officials ol Hi? i? o el be s
,-,, v, i ? intlmntltin. that would
?? y ?, ... oi th.-m as hat -
?oc been lii collusion with Hie ??, ket specu
i. i pi the contrary, Il ' ? he ?i
lliaal even ?Teasonabi? precsutlon
taken bv both el ibe lo ?.rot?-- | tl ?
Therefoie. the ? lnb own.
0fl ? ,,f both clubi ar? <<>-r'
? it collusion ?li'l exist, then It va? l-?
or- employes ol t**o respe?
ind iii<- ti?k?t speculators, or
ng them, although such
Ition wa? slmost impossible in Phils
.,. when the manner <>f the dlstribn
Icets m tl at city Is lak?
,,, niderati However, if
,.? ditlon ? ?t In ? ither cltj. then the
, |?h iti Id not be .??"- ired. unless
ild he shown that It did n? t exercise
?i i.? prevent it.
? i- evident that it was the aim ol
lubs to provide adequatelj for their
? ?spertlv- ? : In Philadelphia
? , total numb? rved seats sold for
? ? flr?t day was *?.:?: *? Of this n in I
dub itself dlstrll ul< -i *??'*
officials, public officials, Phlladelphli
pu pe r* e 11 a n *? 11 s i
?he net ill of thesi living
, . ? n f ;ri -il d to th? comn Iselon In ad?
?a tl Is tl is -ils,, furnished
? , ,. ? ? wit I a tatemen! show ing
lu whom the tickets furnished thes? per?
il ere aft? i ward allotted, thus n
?rd ol itx
... . ? ? solo. The
he difference beta'? ? n i
those proiierly .. ' ir and the total'
: i out through mail ]
orders, it must nt. therefore, that ;
? iall> found theli
? he hand - of bp? culatoi a w as
t known to !
it In ?ma li each lot, and
for which ii?
official? or ei
v . fork the 1
? ' com
in was fui nlshed e g,
? he names of |m
?.-... , .
The ? lub
mission with .? statement showing ih<
i sonall ? ??: tl. ki Is.
ision Includ??i I
the tickets (1 lb ?
? - ne wspi
- I o .i ? them through
lub also states that they sold
? g papei friei
" al of
mes of thes? p<
hmttted to the ? ommlsslon.
' tickets sold <re
ame, . v,i i?ive ,,f box
own !?? thi - ? cords u., j ; ;.; |,
"f the \. ?a fork
? S an,?.in t
,,f tick? (a shown under
i. It is ai ?? , y? w
"' - '??? ' ' - SUS
" mi**, d-clsrln?, however, iiist ^'\h ??
PK-lous letter* w.t. thrown Into !!??; d?a
card in, y ,.,.,,, ,.,?,,,.,?? mat tuspicloui
'i'<ll?i?iti..l- ?.?.,.,? .,,,, cnl ?, lne Im?? at H?
I"",1"' ?-U?, SIKj vet hi ?pli? "I ?i? ?"*"
I '"???????i'ion the club otticiall .??ln?lt Iha
.<(??? ipeculatora obtain*- world'-? sarte
'!''?' <-s- H ?mift t.. evident iiiHt ?h
il? i?? t? could n?.i luv? l.? .n .-" ured Uj in
"?peculators In any groat numbers throug...
the mail order system beceusi M >s "how
I ?y the New York elub'i? own statement tti?
? nl) 1,914 tick ts w< " ?. nl out through th
I Member! of t.|IP ranmlsston were be
i> on.l quesiion Justltled In m? expeclatioc
|k? Individ?ala thst a thorough investiga?
j ?ion would estsbllsh collusion between ?poc
tstorg ?m.i one ??i mur? employ-? "f i'
New Y?.ik dub for these reasons'
1 wo days in advance ?.f the (?ubHc m??
. t ticket? to ihr polo Qround?. ever) news?
paper ?>r prominence In Ne? i nrk ran tb?>
sdvertisementi of ev?r) well known ii.-krt
scalper of that .-It? thst choice ""eats foi
. v..ri.i ?? ?.erie? games would be on nie ??i
. his piece or business.
I On i< sfternoon prior to th?* ??poning
Ram?- tickets were on Mie ta advertised
by fpeculatora in auch large numb?
I to absolute!* preclude th?- ides thst Ihey
?red through the channels by
which iho public wss mipplled. The pub*
?n of th? sdvertisementa referred to
ed with it promleea in pstrons, ?-hlch
non? without exceptlonsl [scititiei foi to
?m ins H- keta <. nl?! -redeem
it - the contention of the N'es fork club
that mall unir?a; for the series were de
?J in th?- various suhstatlona of the
poatolTic? on Tuesday evening, ?Jctober l".
In time for ;i nlunt distribution In some dis
trlcts luvi practically a complete distribu?
tion in ?h. cit. i.n Wednesday. October u.
and that speculators with tickets ?ere thus
enabled to offer ti- k?ts- a ?Ih> before the
. i*nhli<- aale opened in the Bt, James Build?
ing: but attention ?- again called t.. ?he
fscl that onl) a limited number of ticket!
aenl ..ut through mail orders, mul se?
cerning the New York elub'a ata temen! s*
being cprr?t, thai they ai? prepared to
| nubmlt *f o the commission letters and postal
l cards from many hundreds of people who
? ?? ?i theii tickets bj mull snd express
satisfaction at the treatment accorded
them, .?'??.?riy Indicates that not a great
?number of tick?!?-. If any, .-?ft <>ut through
mall orders ?-?mid hav, beer? se-ured by
' ib?, ?i..', ulators.
Oral ami written complaints of their "v
I pe r?en ees and observations to members of
the t-ommission h) presumably, reliable par?
ties contained offers t?. provide proof In
' eorroboratlon of newspaper charge? of col?
; liision, bul ali?o?! Invartsbly the complaln
1 ant w -hen in?i'--ii tn furnish facts content?
ed himself by elaborating on his own griet
? without supplying testimony ostab*
llshlng the -??it <t fixing responsibility on
,? m em plot e of t h?* club.
notwithstanding two appesla to the pre??
and public for co-operation in making this
Inv. tigatlon thorough and the employment
?.f h .loto.-tlv?-- sgency to follow clews and
i., i?r?siiit p.-,..>r. ih<> commission has b?*en
unable t?-> secure sufficient satisfactory evl?
? on which tu adjudg. a club employe
guilty of furnishing scslpers v?ith ti?-kets
an?] debarring him from further connection
with that ??i any other club operating un
4 ??or th?-. Nations] agreement.
:>. T'n? \i w v.uk . luh Is to be commended
I f.ir the precautions taken by it prior, <i??r
ii - and after ihe sale of ticket;? In em
I ploying detectives to v\a?.h th"ir employes
land al-?-i in depositing their lrtt?rn contain
; in?.' mall order? in ????t ??f the way station?
In envelopes that could not be i^cognls?*d
as coming from ?ho Now York club On
? the other hand, it Is the opinion of the
: commission thai when Ihe mall order re?
quests for th?- seriea tickets hsd i>wn ex?
I ha usted and takon rare of bj the New
York I'lub, that that club should have then
provifl-ii f?'. Ihe mall orders received by
them for sincle tickets Instead of holding
? up for some time without r?
i turning the money, thui causing many
|0 II I? "i? ludgn-fnl 'bat ?h?? erantlti
ilon t" ?.on tickets f??r thr?^?. games
wh? a serious mistake of the commission,
.... well a? that of permitting ?he clubs to
? their own ssle, ;tn?) it i*< th" duty
..? the commission to tako even? necessary
that it can to prevenl a recurrence
of ih? crthdltlons ? -\istin?; rltKlnf.' the last
II Man? schemer- for Ihe hnii.llinK of th?
?~?\<- of tickets Hurinc ihr worM'a series
have hoon suggested b\ ralrnn.?? of th"
ill over the counti ?. an?! t<? tbom tb_
commission desires t<? return it"? ?hank?..
12 Siato an?l miini'innl legislation a_ain?-t
games ??f the
wi.rMV ??ries or Important championship
games ?-.f a le.icu.^ is absolutely requisite
foi stamping out tl li repr. h? naible practice
and the commission urges owners of major
league clubs to activ? l> h leresl themselves
m th? Introduction ami passage of auch
law?. The city ol Pittsburgh has by a r.
cent ordinance prohibited sp?culation in
tickets to ball parks. Imposing a penalty ?.f ?
a fine and Imprisonment on failure to pay
sin-h fine. l'n?l?i' ihe laws of Ohio th?- eitios
of that state are empowered to adopt regu
latlons for th? sale of tickets t?> ball games,
and we loam thai measures forbidding
scalping of tickets and Imposing adequate
ties for the offence are soon to b<- In
ed in th.???? ? ve city councils of
Cincinnati an.' Cleveland. Cpon applica?
tion from club owners the commission win
furnlfsh a cop* of the Pittsburgh ordinance
r< ferr?*d to.
BONHAG TO MEET KRAMER
Much Interest in Two Sets of In?
door Games This Evening.
Bonhag ?'? Billy Kramer .it?
"hat promises to be a tlrriPK
race at three mi'., s agaln.1 a strong Held
? ? Xavlei games In the _j I Regiment
reel snd !?' oadway, to
. ? ' - well
arrange?:. .\ 111? <n ?_ th? well known athlete?
?entered In f.? varloua events .??:?? Jim
? ' gei K? i... ai .1 Jim McEnt? ??.
Ulli?* De Gruchy, Alvah Meyer, Rddie < arr,
Dave Nolle, Bobby Cloughen, Jim Archer,
Bob 'l". i ? lllig? , Steve nil. . n?J FI n ird
The fourth annual Indoor track and iieid
of M muai Training High -
?? held In th? ai nur ? ,,r \\ r ?4, ?, |>,.<j?.
it "ih ax'en ? and i.'.ih sire. 1 Brook
-night The game. ??. \\\ 1,. ?.,. ,.,.,,
promptly ai 7:1". and indicatlona point t?.
Kome . i. ? lient sport \i,,.. than live bun.
d cd ? nteretl. ? ?(,? f ,
'????r- h h? iniers? holxstic foot
to .m? bo\ h Im
the 'varsity letter on the '..otlia.ll teams ..'
_???? r ' ;\*. ":V ' :'"" Including
Pi 1 Po Pr? ; d? phi Bovs' m?li
Mann I Training, T? 1? : 1 nd !!??. ?< Kras
I mus a tul ? '?
DOOIN NAMED AS MANAGER
To Handle Phillies Again After
Burying Hatchet with Fogel.
Philadelphia. Jan. L?It was announced
nt the (dices of the Philadelphia National
league Baseball Ctafe te-dsy thst the dif
I f??rences between President l-'ogel and
j ? harles Dooin had ?been adjusted sn?l that
the latler WOttld again in.mag, tti>- team
I'o.lii. who 1? at present filling a theatri?
cal engagement, will cancel a number of
M? dates and return to this city within a
KLING TO MANAGE BOSTON
i Great Catcher to Succeed Fred
Tenney as Terriers Leader.
Boston. .Ian. ."? Johnny Kling, ranked SI
the greatest catcher In the country when
| playing with the Chicago Tubs two vegre
? ngn. will manage the Boston club of the
j National la-ague next season. lie suc
ceeds 1 Y?-?! Tenny. onetime first baseman
of the <;iants, who handled the learn last
; j ear.
This announcement w,t? marie to-day by
? .lohn M. Ward, the new president of the
?club, who added 'hat the contract with
j Tenney by which he Is to remain with the
; teem snothei year win be lived up to un
; less Tenney desires to k<> *vltn some other
n Which ?ase a satisfactory nrrange
? ment will be made
COMMERCE SWIMMERS WIN
Defeat Clinton Team for the
First Time in Years,
The Mich School of Commerce team de?
feated ill" swimmers of I >e Witt Clinton
; in a meet held in the public baths In West
\ ft'th street yesterday afternoon. The score
j was tl to W, The victory of the dr?nge
! ?and l-lue team mark???! the first scored over
Clinton sine,, IMS, and it came only after
| the bitterest kind of a battle put up by the
wearers of the Red and Rlack.
The races were nlp-and-tu? k affairs, with
1 the exception of the furlong swim. In whl?-h
??Seymour eaally distanced Agr?mente, of
The summaries follow:
ISO-vard iclaj Won by High ?School at
Commerce I Agram?me, llalln. Flower an?!
i.. ni.lv??. De ivi-i i union (Brocken, Sey?
ant! '/.mim?, second. Time,
1:31 i-\ ,
|-ff, ? ,.i twin! Wen hy Vorman l.envK?.
High s-, i.oc.i nt I'ommen-e: Tr#nlir,lni. Pe Witt
? .,; ?cn-id. /il,nu l>? a'ltt ?Union. ?lnr?-l
1 Korm ?li?' Won b; Merrlck, High ?school of
I i . mmerc? with ?? points; Adelmsi Di A "
?'Union ?? ????nd. Mitli SI i?ohit?J; Ttsxin. H'gh
of Commerce. t?>ir<!. with 78 pointa
I'lungo foi ,iis:aii?-. \\"n h\ Kallman, Mf-xli
Sri.of.i of Commerce, wi?h a plunge ,,f M feel
' .; Inrhet .-? lev., i it.. De Will CllntOB. ?<??-oiid.
nlung. of *?7 feet; Meek, His-h Hchool
*,.? , ,. -.,, , ,?!l ?, piling;?, of 4S teat
f |0 In? - -
100-vard c- -n Won hj Xniiumi 1/m.k??.
Mish s. .",,.i ,,f I'ommcree; Seymoor, !.. \? i
! Clinton, second; Htausiand, Ds Wit? Clinton,
i third. Time. 1:0fi 1-5.
220-yard swim \Von h? Seymour. De Witt
I ?'Hilton, ihn.ken. I ie wit? Clinton, second;
i .^graiiiiini,?. Miki, .?-, hool of Commerce, ihird.
? Tim? -t 0.1 -' V
CITY COLLEGE WINS IN TANK
Defeats Columbia Swimming
Team by Close Margin.
Tbe College of the City <r?r New York ?be
; gan Its swimming season last night by <lp
k' Columbia, at the former's tank.
Tho score was fifi*, t.? Si,.
Th<- summary follows:
?no.fool r?lAy Won b? rolumbia. with T?mU
eispi'l. Pnlleyn, ? 'ki??.| an?i <-iii?nm? ? ? <?>?/
i V *. pei-ond, i? l'!i noser?. XuMbaum, i'?iu|ti
; l!n an?! ?i|. r|rsl|| Time, 2 4*.
! if?\ ?. a, i] nrlm f.-?.! h?-?! for
I '???? n n Coil II. i ? *.". v atiri i, Dinkel
spiel dead heel between U CoughUn ? ? X.
? v . and n Oegood, ColumMs, f.,r thi i pis?*?
Fsn y dive Won h? 1?. RermgB, t c. ?v ?,
I V. Fielding C. C X. V, seconil; p. i:<>g?,w.
! < olurn?.... third
2L"o yard swim Won hy. E. ru'-m?-?-, .' <? N.
V.; 11 (?.??-i-, >? . N y. second M ?'amp
bell. Colunihla. third. Time, 2:.*i7??,
Plnngt foi distan?*? Won bv k. Schneider,
C C. ft. V . with u pluni?c- of M fe??, M Col n,
Columbli ?a It h n plunge ,,f -.?o, feet;
H. Ksutsky, C. C. N V. thliti, with a plunge
. : 1,2 feel.
loo ?? .-.r,i ijwim w,cn i?, |- raimen, Colombia;
s Itc-Orsth, i c. N. v.. second; If. noRer*.
C. ?? *?? V ? : ne. 1 "'.'
; ATHLETIC BOWLING LEAGUE
Teams In the Athletic Bowling laeegu?
unusually busy last night. Th?. Sen
j V??rk Atiileti.? ?lub team easily maintained
Its long lead h; winning two at home from
the Colombian five, whil? North Kntl won
I the odd ai Roseville, s?. that the Newark
| tenm is non tied with Newark Bay foi ll ?
' place. Passaic ?on two ;.i Jersey City and
' Newark i:.?v <ii?l likewise on th? Mom? lair
! ' lub alleys.
The scon ? follow .
; SEW V? iRK v ? ' ? ?!., MBIAX 'I.'i i:
., . 204 193 1" Si, !?!:.. in n;v ;;,4
Km?.- 187 I'M IK I?a. 177 177 14H
Koltertei -"? IM IOT Hair . . ISS it-j im
G? rdes,. r? ; I IS 198 Lum 1.-,.?, |M 177
?'li.-. 166 153 Ml? l:?;,"i 103 -.?:;t SOU
:<?4 s?..i ?.??i Total* . ??41 1.411 sn
NORTH BND. ROSE*? Il.i.i: \ ?
160 20S 2.'. Wood 1?4 |t?4 l.l
llarpei IM IM ISS Van Nets. i7f? 1s?. ?..?i
??ll 17'J l^'J M ffgti . )?;.? (Si Its
:-.?4 171 1*1 ?Plereoi :?:-, ?; lefi t?<>
521 181 IBS M< '? i?:t 171 -,^7
? s7, !<14 ?.""?' Totals ?Mi *-4:? i?i|-,
I'ASKAIC ?-l.l I", JBRriKI . I . V .1.11.
T!a . IT!? IT.-, 167 Hsrrl? 1-1? . |M)
I'? :-?? -il ?".-irrl-nn I*,', **} JSft
;. Boll -"i ii"' -?"*' l> ?? - ,1 ij IS* :?:
1 ?.*, tew jis l?o? m in l?s ml 177
1?.'| i!?-.? IM Bnindage . -.?n 1:14 17:1
Totslf --77 DI \ KM 1 ?? ? MS ??
' i v m;k n v v riai*n m< iXT-r-r.AIR 1 i.ri;
1 "?-in- . l'"7 .''?'? IM I- '-.???i 1H4 |?J3 177
is,; 172 1-1 Ei sie . .17! ?:ii 17s
If,-. Cl IT"- I ??? i? IM 1 .,7 ).,-.
?. i:,: ?S3 II, v , ;i . ut, |S7 i.;s
lin? 1 .m 171 i?n
This year there arc ?being shown ar Madison
Square darden as man y Pierce- Arrow Cars as
the space will permit. There are also ar our
attractive salesrooms additional cars, giving a
more complete presentation of the 191_ models
than we can get in our Automobile Show spat e.
'Iliis is the first time in years that we have
been able to show so many Pierce .Arrow cars,
and never were the Pierce-Arrou s so well
worth looking at as they arc this year.
THE IM Kit' I. -ARROW MOTOR CAR COMPANY
? . New York Siilf?; f. .
HARRO-DS MOTOR CAi CO..tU latatWs?l Mil. -I. |P??]
+~* Hem Jettey Smlaa;
BI.IJU MOTOR I ?R'OMPAW '.'??-?.li
< estrsl *?ene< -'?? ??-..i i. v?? -t
TIMELY BITS OF SPORT
Madden Heads List of Nomi?
nators for Futurity of 1914.
MANAGER OF YANKEES HOME
Talks of His Plans and Says
That Ed Sweeney Is Not a
Thst breeders of thoroughbred race?
horses hsve high hopes that racing may
be revived in this Mate was clearly Indi?
cated by the numlier of entries mail? f.,r
the Kutnritv of I9M. which closed on Janu?
ary 2. V. K, Sthaumburg. .secretary of the
?'oney island Jockey ?Tub. announced see
ter.Jay that ST? nominations had been made
for the hl-torl? fixture, which long bas
tanked as the lending two-year-old stakes
of any radng season.
John K Ifaddea hca?1s the list, with no
lees thsn ??? nominations, while August
Helmont. chairman of the Jockey ?Tub snd
Henry T. Oxnanl follow, ?1th C, and I1, re
speotlvely. Harry I'ayne Whitney name?
22. J. N. ?aniden 99, .1. H. Ilaggln 1*? nn.l
K. R. Brsdlejr I", while the others are more
or Icgg scattering. The Futurity is a pro
duoe stake, in which the mares are en?
tered, ami n?it the ?. oungsters which ?grill
i Si .-.
The full list of nominations follows:
A'lgust Belmont. tf; B. if Bradley, i*?.
.1. II. Crown. 1: J. X 'aniden. M; < '.. S.
Psmpbell i.Montreal i. 2; K. H. CssaStt, 13;
it. K. ?'assail. 1; Charles W. Clark l?'nll
foini.ii. .'; I. K ?'lark ?Texas?, 2: Woodford
"lay. 4; J. K. I?avis, t; w l*. ?DrewTejr, 1;
A. A. Doctor, 1; Martin Doyle, f; A. V.
Qellaher, 2: B. F. Quthlie, 2; J. B, Hag
gin, IS; Harbison & Traeey. 1; C I.. Har?
rison, t if. P. Headier, l; H. H. Hewitt.
.'.; F. It. llit.-hoock. 3. Robert Kelly. 1;
winiam laSkeland, I; J. ?-? McCullough. 2;
T ??nias C. McDowell, I; J. B. Ma?ble? ,
?M; Josepli R. Msrqu-ette. ir.. .",; MllCown
Stable. 1. William MulhOtlsnd, I; F. J.
Nolan. I; ?ink Ridge Stable, |; ?meek
Stable. 4. Henry T. Oxnanl. ?A II W,
I'ark. 1; F. J. Cons. 2. W. I* Cowers. 2;
Hamapo Sto.-k Farm. 7; i"enrgo C. Sher?
man. |; .lohn f. Smith. ?; lioirg- Stan. 1,
II. P. Whitney. 8; Parker Whitney iCall
forniai, IX; P. T. Wilson, jr., t. Cstesby
w oodford, i
The stallion* ?r ?ir?? represented srs
Rock Hand Voter, Ptsnud-es, Ogdcn. Star
i sil..,,!. Watercress The Sei iiie, ?Oddfellow,
i>??n Royal, St. Savin. St Blioonlan 9d,
Dublin, Can-opus, Re?i fox. ?ioidfincii, ccep
lO'Dar, Mazngnn. Sandringhaiu. Marta
Bants, !*>'a Kins. Monsieur de L'Orme, Dto
cuise, PlSUdlt, ornament. Hastings, Ham?
burg. Pair Cla?. Yankee. Singh ?ton,
?'nnard. Helmet, l'eter Quince, I>on tie
? ?ro, lleno. Waterboy. Ormondale, ?Peter
Pan, Kleciioneer. The Picket, Hen Brush,
King Hanover. I'n'lo. Broomst|-*k, BnrSO*
master, N'asturtlum, Crlnce of Melbourne,
Golden Maxim, Von Tromp, Hippodrome,
Aeroneut, Belvetlon, i.uke Ward. Lwk
?nd ?buril?. Kiyn Ma??;, ?'herrv Cit,
llnrst Cark. Manyah. Flll?=dale. Peyette,
Sir Wilfred, l'nifllsh La.) mvl Tony Hotter.?.
IISTT) Wolverton. ?h? new manascr if the
Now York Yankees, arrived in this city
from Philadelphia yesterday, snd was at
on.c poun<*ed on hs a dosen sn,i ?m- base?
ball writers who were hungry for the |e-?-i
?it of news con?ccinlng his plans for the
coming season. Wolverton <1M n?>t have
much to Impart, bul he >ll?l say that the
players WOUM report at Atlanta on March
t for the sprinc training anil that in all
probability some of the veterans would ?lo
some work at Hot Springs late in Febru?
ary, He scouted the suggestion that Kd
Sweeney, the brilliant catcher, was s "hold
out." it could not be, he explain??.1. Inas?
much as no contracts would be sent out
until next week H?- ?added that he ?li.l not
anticipate any trouble over the question
?,f salary from Sweeney or any other play? i.
Wolverton will manase the Tankees in
uniform, but volunteer?-.i the information
ii ?it h?? would not play himself except loi
an occasions! wallop ?it the bell as a pln?*ii
hitter. He BSld that his throwing arm and
i is battina eye were as good a-, ever, bul
Mint he bad been experiencing some trouble
with hi* legs. Wolverton played In 175
games with 'he Oakland Club of the Pa
?in.? const Leegue lasi yeor snd maintained
a batting average over the .300 mark.
When anmebod) asked, "Are you going
to win the American laeague nennenl tins
; year?" he smile?! and replied: "f don't lotos
; about that, bul I f?-el sine that the t-am
| will corns as clos? to it as hard snd esrnesi
work can do. We nee.i that pennsnt and
Will be ,'ifur It from the drop ?if the fiai-'. '
\. .1. loyner, trainer f.?i Herrj Payne
Whitney on the Englieh race coursei sr?
rlv? i here yesterday on the Cunsrd liner
iLusitenia. He wss mei on thi pier by
James ii McCprmlck, Dr. Robert W. Mc?
Cully and James Rows. Mr. Joyner s.ibi
?that his trip actos? the Atlantic- was B
jfa .^iTifsy one. Asked when he would return
. i?. England, i.e answered thai he would
i-.,-?- <>i January :i lie looked hale .<n?i
\? .-opUne io Joyner, the Whitney horses
I si Balleton i/xitre numbei forty-four,
thirty-three of which sre two-yeer-olds,
Krerythlns considered, the stable !s p?. per
peni stronger than it vas last season, when
the winnings f?-n beton previous yesrs, In
his opinion Swynford, a Sve-yeer-oM, i
the liist horse m Kngland
\t the annual meeting of n,e t'nite.l
Hunts Ra.lng Assodatten yesterday, P?
ry Belmonl was elected president; H m.
PSge, ll-St Vlcr-pi. s|.i? i I ; H.niv W. Bull,
second \i' president; J Watson Webb,
treasurer, ?nd II A. Buck, secretary.
Charles fa, Appleton. o', this city, ami
Warren Delano c.obblns, of th.? American
, Kmbaaey. Paris, Prance, ?sere elected mem?
I hen of ihe association. Plans were made
! for the sprinc m?eiine. to I?, held m c. i
I mont Park terminal on Thursday, Jum I
I a i ?1 Saturday. Jun? ??.
MANY BOXING BOUTS TO NIGHT.
four club? V.II1 rOT.dUCt boxing boutl lo?
| night. Chief Interest .entres around ?li.
ciiteriaiiim.it at the Fairmont Athletic
Club, of The Bronx. There will be three
ten-round bout? between Pfew l'orh an.i
Baltimore ?boyi "Toung" Ketchell, oi
White Clains. will meet "Young" Rritt. oi
Baltimore, In Ihe mam bout. "Knockout"
Cci- snd ?icon--? Chenej will croes :*io?c.
m th? semi-Anal bout, while in the t,, t .,'
ihe ten-round cenieats "Bsnty" laewis will
i.i.e MKld" Wllllsmi Benny Krsnklln will
ni.-e? "Toung" Cishmsn at the Olympd
?'lib. of Harlem .llmrr..\ ''arrol! anil
"Young" <?l.?.ny will -par n? th< Sbarkey
?'lui?, snd ai ihe Royale Club, of Brooklyn,
>iii>? Malls and "Voung" IVagner ??rill hoi.i
th. . ciir?- of the stag?
t t*i as
Complrtc and Luxuriously
Rushed csr in ihe world.
Set S pair HJ. I-'.ft Mnhnny
Mtifitiofi Square Carden
Many Surprise* Seen
At Importers' Auto Sat on
Show New Ide__s in
Motors and Body
aMthough It is SYsrjr lit as commercial
a* any othor ntitomobllo show, the 1m
jmrters' Salon, as In former years, im?
presses visitor? to th?. Hotel Astor as being
essentially a drawing room affair. .Many
Miirprif.es have been sprung this year by
tho for? Inn innnnfa?Hirers In the way of
new mo?|ol<>, new ntotori?. SSW body lypes
and novol Idean In Interior c<?uipmen1. an?,
the atiendan.., which has been much
larger than In previous year?, has lnel>i?1ed
many promhlent motorists and men weil
known in the American ln?lust?-y.
As far as tho avorago visitor nt the Salon
la coneerned, it is hard t<? ?a>- just which
exhibits have proved the most attractive,
as Interest seems to be ?livide?! among
the IWU Model Bens, the racing ?are and
the foreign Ideas In body design, whl?!_
liave always been more according to the
tasto of the Individual an?l naturally dls
Mnott.r. The novel things attra? t atten?
tion at on..-. ?mo of them is tho < olonia!
j coach body, moiinte?! on a Motalliirgjque
ehs??ls What Is undoubtedly the highest
pow. r -?to?-U car in the world Is shown at
the galos tiit? ?.ear. This car t? an Isotts
Frssehlnl. Mild to develop ?Si-horsepower on
Among the makes of ears recently Intro
?Imed to America none Is attracting more
attention from tho mntorwise than the
Plocard-Pictet. built In Oeneva. Switzer?
land. There are two of these?a chassis
and a runabout with a double rear seat.
Moth ma.-hlno? have been sold during tho
show, the runabout to Kugcne Van R.-halc't.
and tho chassis to a prominent New York
woman, who will have It equipped with a
cabriolet body of novel ?leslgn.
The Pic-Pie motor Is of the rslvelsss ?ype.
.built on tho Arg>ll patenl?. It lias a s!n
I gle sleeve for each cylinder, instead of two,
as In the Knight motor, and Is sal.l to bo
; remarkably efficient and silent, ??no of tho
i leading American ftutomobllo makers spent
i a long time Inspecting this engine on
Wednesday, snd is uadersteed to ba eonslsV
ering Its adoption.
! The latest thing In bodies, the aviation
limousine, roa? hod the Renault space yes?
terday, It Is a regulation limousine, except
that the roof splits In the centro and slides
back, allowing the ?>. cupants of the car to
watch fllghtH without leaving their seats.
The body is upholstered in Kreon silk tap?
estry and trimmed in mahogany.
PLAN DINNER FOR GOLFERS
Annual Meeting To Be Held in
Philadelphia Next Week.
In the form of a "final notice." WOf
i has been received from RobOli C. Watson,
secretary of the United State? ??olf Asao
Ciatton, ?o the effect that the annual moet
ing Will be held H? the Rellevue-Strntford.
in Phllsdelphls on Saturday. January 13,
al n p m. Each active club has the right
tu l,o repre??-titod by one voting delegate,
duly authorised, and his appointment must
bo rortifieii by the club secretary. K.icb
allied rlub has the right to be represente?!
bv one delegate, but it Ik the privilege Of
members, .?tnot than th" delegates, or
clubs In the susoelstlon to be present, and
it i? ???'sired that both H'-tive and allied
club?, ?rhere it i? possible, be represented
.it the meeting.
A dinner for (he delecates and members
Of clubs will be bold at T p. in., pr? -ding
the annual meetine. The rimt <.f this din?
ner win be $.-, a plato a.,,1 remittances
should be sent at once to I!. ?'. Watson,
the secretary. No. '. > Bast 41th street.
New York City. I'pon receipt of the
money Mr. Watson ?a ill mall ticket? for
?RACQUET MASTERS TO PLAY
! Williams and Standing to Show
Their Skill To-day.
I Racquets as onlv the ma?tor? can furnish
'??in be ?eon in the professional match be?
tween ?barbs Williams, of l.ngbitid. the
world's ?hnmpion. and Oeorge Standing
?he American title holder, in the court of
?he Racquet nn<l Tennis .'Lib hero to.la v.
Stan'llii- has a-reod to 'take his 1111?- ..n
tiit? content, but in ?aso the Rriton loses
th- srorid'i rii implonshlp win still bo his.
M ?Hiatus. Wl " Is tn ? |?r. ??"??-r=!on ? I at the
(Isrrow s.-ho.'i in Rnglsnd, won the crown
la?? Majr When he defeated .lanisettU, of
Rombsy. \\ illiams Is a m?ieh younger man
than StnndlnK. but despite thil the local
? "pro" rule? favorite amone the clubmen.
Roth men were present yeseerdsy sfternoon
when official a were chosen an?l two hun?
dred specially tested bails selected an?i set
a?i?le f.?r the HlHt' :1.
The men hsve prsctlsed hard for the en?
counter, though avoiding violent exorcise
Since Thursday. The first game is Sched?
uled to begin si *" o'clock.
?WANT GRADUATES TO JUDGE
! College Fencers Likely to Make
Change at Meeting.
Collegiate fencers will moot to-morrow at
the Hotel Vstor to decide th?- vexatious
question of Judging In ?7*onnection with the
'? in?ep ollegiate ? hampionshlp bouts and ?lu-il
I meets. .\. cording to Jacob C. Fisher, of the
"f Pennsylvania, it is I'kely that
the i h?n that was proposed st the annual
meeting last yesr will be put into effect
The trollegisns have for some time been
dissatisfied with th?- jinlginir of the official?
[selected from the Amateur I'.n.ers' League
? ?.f Amerlcs. It is now proposed to pick
i judges from among the graduates of the
.?.ib-pe? represented in the Intercollegiate
,\.?? ordlng t" the plan thai has been out?
lined, and whl. h will be acted upon to-mor
row, tiii??' ??r four iTaduatea of each coi
leg? will <.?? nominated f.?t the staff ?f
Judges. The election will ?leterminc which
[are to aerve, and only offi? ?als so elected
?may sene at intercollegiate bouts.
AUTO SHOW OPENS TO-NIGHT
Public Will Be Admitted to the
Garden at 8 o'Clock.
About the bUSlg-t fpot in Now York this
I morning will he Madison Square Garden.
; where an army of seven hundred work
' men. representing: several ?b.zeii tra?les. will
he gottini?' lb" structure in rea?lliiess for
j the f.penlng of the twelfth national auto?
mobile ?how at s o'clock to-night. While
a host of workmen are a?ldln? the flniuh:ng
?ouches to the large amphith??tre. Its bil
( ?onies and ??IJaeont hall? a ?-?mMant
stream of several hundred motor car? and
man?- huiidre?l tons of automobil?. a?<-?-??"
rles will pour int.. the bull.line A fSSt
?i? the?- enter they will !?? mo\ e?l i,? their
proper locstlon on the main door ei else*
All day long- ?ho ?lin of hammer?? trpping
and the sawinR of board? will niske the
?.arden n bo. lam of terrific noise, After ?;
?.'?look no more ?ars or part?, will l?e p#r
mltted to enter. Any exhibitors w'io do
n"t get their good? Insid" the doors by
that hour will have to wait until M? '.?I ? .
Prom ? nV|o,-k on the last touches will be
made, ami at a qugrter ??f eight the shoe
committee, will make n general inspection
to incertain if everything is sblpshap- be?
fore permitting vlsltora to ?-nter. It i?
planne?! to open the doors at s o'clock, m?!
SKATING RACES AT THE RINK.
.lame?? M. Mill. tu?. |gft, won his second
including several champion?, will take part
In the New York Athletic ?'lull's skating
carnival at the St. Nicholas Rink to-night
The Now- fork a\. ?V team, consistln| of
Taylor, Kuhn. Miller ,-ind Payton. are en?
tered with Merle, of the Riversides. I?srry
Harnett. the school champion: Juli is Ia?*?K-,
P?. pin?i. Tom Rice, Frank M.-Mlllan. Rurk
h??lder and others.
MILLETTF. WINS AT BILLIARDS.
Most of the opood skaters In this dlstpct,
game In the amateur it.2 balkliti" handi?
cap billiard tournament ;?t the Knicker?
bocker Ac_demy. Brooklyn, last night. He
defeated George '?. Bester, Is". by a acore
?if 1>-> to IT??
WORLD TOURISTS RETURN
Warm Welcome for Hupmobile
Auto Party on Lusitania.
STORY OF THE JOURNEY
Car Left Detroit a Year Ago and
Will Return After the
? lose !o the end of their world girdling
exploit in a Mupmoblle. three Detroit men
reached New ?Toril yesterday on the I.usl
t.mi?. They are Joseph H. Drene, ?e re'ary
of the Hupp Motor Cat ?ompany, Tom
! teuton and Tom Jonee. They ?A-ere met at
?Quarantine by a fig ???rrvlng a number of
frienda, and in the crowd at the dock were a
lumber of prominent I?etiolt men. Includ?
ing Milton A. M.-Rae. president of the De.
trolt Board of ?'omm'i.e. Following th??
PSlSCS show the t??urlM? will drive the
little CHr to Detroit, rndlrlg their ,i?>urne>
'We left Detroit 0,1 No-, ember 4. 1!**.0. and
croaaed the continent by e., ?>? ?tage* in
thirty-five day?,." aaM Mr Drake, in telling
of the trip. ?in December ',.? we ?ailed
out of the i;obien Oate for Honolulu. Sltice
then We've vislt.-d An tralla New ?aland.
UM ?Philippines, Jspan, China, India ?nd
Fgyp? an?) have toured through part of con?
tinent ?1 Fi.rop.? in?! Ifnglsnd The purpose
of the tour was to demonstrate the a,iv..r -
rages of a light, low |t I? ?*<l automoh'te and
| to c.mbat the prejttdles whbli atlll exist?
It" a ? ' rtaln extent air..a?l SSSlSSt Am?ii
. sn car*.
'In Hawaii we climbed the . rafer of
Kllaue?, nn?l in New Zealand wo made a
run aerees the hills of the north ?n?i
Islands hills whi.-h Cksrles ?; Ottddes
savs are the har-b-st in tb<- g orld on motor
cara Our toughest experlenes was on the,
run from Manila to Bagnio, the hill *apiljl
of the Philippin.-* \\ <? . TQSe*A Japan fr,.r-i
Yokohama to Kobe, th- third.tour of tl-,??
j country evei me,de by s motor car. The
? tour was nia-l?. :,- tl..- aray, b] a .I*;?
i in a iiupmoiiiie runsboul
"In the Philippinen we me? Agulr ??(...
, w ho is now a ?ta and Americas ?m?l ?*.
I pixwperous plenter. Actlns Consul HenemI
| Flpstt, ft Slnsapere, arranged for <??.r
i meetlns with Ihe r?a! Sultai >?f Ruin, ? ?
t?,ok s rio!c n, ii,, ,;,,. in ? hina we ; H-l
:;',,c ;.|e?v,,,, ,,* *,, intereMlnR , i?.-t ? -i
. i ?r. Sun Vat-sen, tee leader of the r?volu
j ttonlsta, Count p., ...rini. our Italtaa r?p
ntative, arranged ?n audience at the
i Vatican, and we also mei i Hisset Berts.
: the listers of the Pou' "
ATHLETICS AT COLUMBIA
Long Schedule Announced for
The schedule of the Folumhi* ?aim*
ming ?nd water polo lean f? I ? pres?
ent .sea?on was announced >esterda\. It
i? the longest that Columbia, ha-? ever ??
i temple.i. for m addition to Ihs regnlsr
meets In ronnei-tlon with Ihe inter? oile
ftete ?cries there are contests with An?
napolls. Brown end Amhersl The mee??
? - Nnnapol's and Pro- will be held at
?tnnspoti* ?nd ProvloVnce, respectively,
bul the contest with ?.mheret will take
place in the Columbia poo' en Mornlng
n\?e H?-?c its. In sll, the Blue and "White
will have three hom?? meets, the first be?
ing with Cornell on January It.
January ?'?? ' ?' v v .<??'?' M T : lesa?
,r, n .- I'niumMa; January It, Tern?,
i, * ?? Philadelphia January 4S, ?Insee?
n mu,,,i ?Is; Keb??arjf f. Vale at r-.ii.mK? ;
Kebruarj IT. l'rliic ????>n a? run. ?to? . Februar
21 Brown a? f"???????. Kebruarj 2t. Mnh-*r?t
??.'???v-, . Be -i, 1?. Iniereollegiate? ?? rhlla
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