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Mrs. Maliory Starts 1?
Former Queen of Courts
Triumphs in 'Love' Sets
Famous Norse Girl EL'minates Miss Katherine Cor
nell by 6?0, 6?0 in First Round of Club
Championship Tournrment at Heights Casino
By Fred Hawthorne
... Mrs. Franklin I. Maliory, who, as Miss Molla Bjurstedt, heM prac
tcftlly undisputed sway Over American lawn tennis from 1915 to 1918,
^egran her sixth season on the courts of this country yesterday in her ;
-:.-..---?.-.! manner. In other words, the famous Norse girl won her'
match from Miss Katherine Cornell, of Brook'yn, hy a score of 6?0, j
6?0 in the first round of the women's annual club championship tourney !
..? ffco Ht?i<rrtt? Cnsino. .if Hrnnklvri
It was unfortunatc, perhaps, for Mi?;<
CotneH that she should be offered upi
a$ the first sacrifice before the merci- j
k$s pace set by the former national
j troman ch-rnpion. She is a young and
irsxperienced playcr. and everybody
present at the courts yesterday took it
fek' grarted that Mis. Mailory would
make short work of the match, yet 1
dn not believe anybody there expected
wch an overwhelming victory for
"Marvelcus Molla."
As was to have been expected, Miss
.Cornell was p'ainly suffering from
"stag<r fright" when she took the court,
tnd she did not entirely recover her
p-.ise until after it was all over, but
she fought pluckily against hopeless
odds. and never gave up trying for
puints.
Spced Decided Issue
It was ?peed. speed speed. that Mrs.
Malloly used from first point to last
tnd th:3 excess of pace and hard hit
tingr seemed to leave Miss Cornell in aj
kind of bewilderment, as though she!
hsd been unoxpectedly beset by a tor
nado. The former national titleholde
kept the bail always !ow, driving with
tr-mendous pace otf fore and backh nd
and occa sionally running in fre-m hei
base line to take the bail on the fufl
voitey and send it crashing hack int.
the opposing court for p acement aces.
Miss Corne 1 found the bail coming
back at h r with such dizzy speed tha
s'-e mas requent y eaught many fee*
eut o; position, nnd it must have beer
discournging to face the relentlcss at
inck but ihe s'.uck to her task anr
earned npplause from the ga.lrry (,c
CftMOna'ly, md always from Mrs. Mal
lory by brir.rring off surprisingly good
shcts.
This was.the only match p'ayed yes
terday in the women's event, alth?ug
three defaults'in the lirst nund filled
out.tve i;cond round brackets. Mrs.
Rawson L. Wood, former champion o
Porda. wen from Mrs. De Forest Can
dee, a former club c ampion, by the do
fault route. and tl e oth^rs t-> advance
in like m&nner were Mrs. Rob:rt Le
Roy over Mrs. Spencer Fullerton
Weaver, and Mrs. H. V. Ka.tenborn
over Mrs. Charles E. Bedford.
Expect Final Wednesday
The tournamer.t committee an
T,o'unc',d that an attempt will be made
*.o brirc the tottrney into the final
rount! next Wednesday, with the flnal
Fot' for next Sunday. The survivors
in the nnner half of the draw nre Miss
ETeanor tjoss. Mis.< Adel? Bull, Mrs.
Wood and Mr--. Le Roy. In the lower
oction are Mrs. M. D. Stra'flin Mrs.
H. V. KaUcnborn Mrs. Mallo-y and |
Mrs Theodore C. Cassebeer, and they
will meet in the order named in the
iiruggle to reach the semi-ftnal
irackets.
Only cne ma^ch was played in tho
men'h C"a s A divisnn, Murray Ver
ton defeating K. F. McVangb, at 6?3,
6?3, without nrac'i diffic.ilt;-. The ex
,-cb was.hittini- the bail hard and his
oterread play wts rood. so that h?:
dominated the net position as he
finis'-ed off 1 is point3.
George Bacon defeated W. P. Earle
in the loa^e Clasa B match compieted
ye tfrday. A lot of "intensive" work
wijl have to be done by t e men in
this tournaii^ent if t' <.?;? hope to finish
belVe ihe dawn of another year.
Boys' Club Scores
Easv Victory Over
Tiger Wrestlers
The Princeton University wrestling;
team put up a hard fight before bow- j
ing to the Boys' Club team in a dual \
meet in the iatter's gymr.asium last!
night. Of the six bouts held only two j
end*d with fal's. The others were'
decided on deci3ions by the referer- j
Only one bout was won by the college
men._ The score w.s 22 to 4.
Princetjn's only victory ame in the ;
158-pound class, when Red was aw 'rded |
th? honora over Smith, the Boys' C!ub
representative, after fifteen minutes
This inc'uded two ext.-a periods o
tor^e mimit-js each. It was discovered
*ft?r Brooks of Princeton had lost to j
Goldstein that the collegian had I
wrest cd the iast two minutes with a
aroken coiiarbone.
The summary:
On? hundred unl nln^teen-pornd cla?s?
?old?t?in. Boya' Club. awarded declilon
J??r Brooka, I'rin'?eton. on work. Tini'-,
? mlnuteii
On? h'jnii-pd an-1 twentv-flve-pound
2**#~'Steuiman. Boya' ^'lub threw Cover,
?flac?ton. wiih haif .N'elson nnd crotch
?>>a. Tim<-, ?, iO.
Oa? h.nlrt'l ar.i thl-ty-ftve-ijound das? '
??Hart. lioyfi' Club, award#d declalon on
I *t<rti ov<;r W>b?ier, I'rlnceton. Time, 'J ;
?T.ln ??.?
On? h';n-ir?-1 sm-1 forty-flv* poun! -cla^B \
jjBntfOlowita, H"yg' (,'lub. threw Searft,
Jrtncetors with ?houl'l<r iock and crotch
feft. time. r, 68
One h-rnir^d and flfty-elKht-pound r:la?n i
~"*4, Pr!ne?.-'on aw?rd"'l declalon over ?
gBtk, i; ,, (!ub on work. Time, 1& j
VJStea.
Ow h'-n-lri-rd an-1 ?ev??nty-f1ve-po?nd
2* ZaUrmky, Boy?" ("lub. ?ward?d d<rl- I
*?? ?n nt,rU over Rchumantt, J'rtnc:ton, [
? werlt, Tlm? S> mln :tea.
?
Pcnn Outplays Lehigh
At Baskctball, 36 to 23
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 10.?The Uni- j
'er? ty of Per.n baskctbal' team wal- )
;?!Xd Uhlgh on the Weightman Ha 1 '
<"rt to-ni;:ht 36 to 23. The score at .
[?? eni i.f t-lie !;r?t haif wus 17 to <5 j
'? Ptnn'i f?v?r.
Tb? Hri?.up;
^Mx<jj) p,,.. LBHJ0HM)
g***y. Korward.It(.t? \
S^"**'.. K-j'war/J . Donovan
ESJK."; . Cmi?r. Hoh ;
Srl*5?l. Ooard ..(Capt.) Straub
m* ctpt )..,., ouard . fCtnnaay
?S**.^*'*??we?oey (2), Ro??fia4rt <i>.
yJT. '?>? ?*!*'/<?* 1) McNIchol, ><??*. <Z>,
???<_Detv,var?, Utraub y oul *????>??- ?*??
7TT; ? </0t .,f 1?,, Yj,i,;B. J ?ut of ?. H raub,
d-'OgOfli ?Jb?tlio??? ?'<r.ri. Hptinx1'
tZ ;,"'?r,"'?', Uoyi* for Hw?r?-ncy, Ya<'-n
* Jb*?ti1*y''* Hp-4k?r T>,r Pte, l>ttrii for |
J2*W?i. i^. ^h; mtr-umnit-.T Utr Ken
"~*r. KJ,f,t tor Hof, V,il?ori frir Itoimvu-n.
g&[??Cartwr??5t.
71rft* M haivo.ji~.xfl r/>lri'J+?e?
_, *" '?? ? i,
w*-Trn,,,I|V ^topn Ahearn
W,IKK,B,;RV CO""" J*"- 10 Jake
kt\ 2' ? d""eJng mssUx ot Brook
'Wnd * kB0<Jt?<l r'?t in the tighth
MgUt t?' ^ ''n-round bout h*?r?- to
^rt *f. y^U^' TrembJ?y. of Bridge
t?f u ii]ry"l>'-hY- eharrpion of Can
? nftnrrrt w?-r? ev^n t>r, to th" *??/?
\ms2l*. Tr*mbl?y ra'shed Ahearn
U.S. May Send
Hockey Team to
Antwerp Classic
Leading hockey authorities of the
UnUed States will meet here a
week fr-m to-d-y to decide upon
the feas'biliry of sendinrr an Amer?
ican sevrn to Antwerp to oomoete
T^r the 01'm-?ie hos'ce- chamni-.n
chip s~heduled for e-r'v in At'1.
It is thnr-g't that there w?uld be
little d'fficul'y In ass-mbllng a
nower'nl enmbination from among
the amateur pu.k stirs of Boston',
Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and thii
city. v-itS addit'ons fr >m cities of
the Great Lakes section, where
ho-key is an all-winter snort.
Efforts are being made by the
Am riran Olympic authorities to
ascertain under what conditions the
championship will be dcoided at
Ant"erp and whether na'ural or
rtifi<-inl i e will be available. The
nlayiug rules and the various na
t'ons likcl- to be repres?nted .-re
alFo items whic** need to be clcarod
up bero-e the American authorities
can definltely pass judgment on the
projeot.
If it is derided to enter one or
more toams in the O.ympie cham
pionship trumament it is pr~bable
that t'-ero w;ll be n st es of try
rut rames in certain Eastern and
Wesftrn --ity rinks, with finals at
Philadelphia or Boston.
Young Anderson
Defeats Veteran
In Straight Sets
Fred C. And?rson. the a!most seven
poot son of the veteran c'-amnion of a
'ygone day. Fred G., worked his way
: into the semi-final round of the an
| nual 7th Re-iment Tennis Club cham
! pion hip tournament yesterday after
loon. The "Woolworth" of tht courts
i uofeated William B. Cra?in jr., a for- j
| mer runner-up for the national indoor
charr.pfonship, bv a score of 6?3, !
5? 3, i tnhe secend round of the tour- j
ney on the board floor courts of the
regimenta; armory.
In both sets of this match Cragin
went into an early load. In the op.n
ing set i:d was in the van at 3?1 on
games, on'y to have Anderson, with a
ierco tutack at the net run ofF five
7';nu-s in a row. A^ain in t e ? econd
s-?ssi n of play the veteran worked up
a_z???(?. lead to lose his advantage after
his young opponent worked rn to full
speed. .Anderson was servin^'weil and
with lots of "paue," and his tre
mendou reach was a valuable asset
in blocking ofT Cragin's returns.
In the o.her matches comp.eted dur
>ing the day.'Wi.liam Dickson Cunning- :
ham, former Ya'.e University ch-mpion.'
defeated A. Castle Postley at 7?5, 6?1.'
in the first round; G. E. Moore jr. van
quiihed C. M. Ammerman by the same
| scon; and HarolU Moore eliminated S.
G. Rjsselle, at 6?2, 6?1, ail in the
first round.
One mitch was played in Class B
with J. I'. Kuser taking the measure of
r. Llewellyn at 6?4 6?0, Kfforts wiii
be made to speed up the playing scheu
ule next week.
Close Gamc on Gridiron
LONG REACH, Cal., Jan. 10?The
Long Brach High School f->otbn!l team
buried the Phoenix (Ariz.) High School
ander a 102 to 0 score in the hnal game
jf the Southern California season here
o-day. By this victory Long Beach
il ready state intersch:>lastic champion,
innexed the championship of the
South west.
)20 Tennis
Yale Weekly
Deplores High
Cost of Coaches
Blue Urged to Adopt "Year
Round" Principle-, Train
ing T^le Is Indorsed
Special Correspon-lence
NEW HAVEN, Conn. Jan. 10.?"The
Yale Alumni Week'.y," in its current
issue, deplores the expenditures of\
large sunis of monsy for paid coaches i
to develop football and other branches '>
of sport, not only at Ya'e, but in other l
universities. The regulation of the
training table for varsity sports is
commended. Ath etes now pay their
own board at training tables as they
wou d in Commons.
"The lapse o other raforras long
desired" c ntinues The Week'v "bv
those who wish to see coilege at'hletics I
freed from all traces of professnnal
ism and commercialism, is to be re- i
gretted. The theory of the pcrmanent
coach, attached to the facu ty is a good
one. It hits at the buse of the coach
mg question?one o the mo t diific.il
as present day tendencns ga in our'
coilege athletics. We had hoped that
there wou d be a more general move I
in this direction, as athetics were re- I
sumed after the war, than the official
report on the situation di closes. !
"Up to a very few years ago, the
paid seasonal varsity football co--ch I
was unknown at least at Yale. The I
movement start.ed however, nnd is now !
under strong headway. It ought not to I
cost Yale $15 000 a year to secure an j
experiencid and suitab e grrduate help
to put a strong footba.l eleven on the
fie d for ten wteks.
"Outside of the co^t o.r miintaining I
a ye^r round coach who could be usefu'
in olher ways, and amonab'e to facuUy
standards of coilege sporls, we ought
not tc be under the necessity of payfng
mybody. That this is heresv we are
quite aware will be the opinion of
some. But we are frank to say that
e do not like the tendency of late
vears in this re pect and could wish it
changed. We brlieve in varsitv teann
rnd in turning tht.m out as we 1 dril'ed
and as cap-b e of nr.ishing the season
n form as t;:ey can be mad-\ But we
do not believe in making a business of
it.
"The wil'ing-iess of oache: to accept
casona1 posilions and their desire for
iron bound term contracts, do not seem
to u* ?>?-> ??--.' ?>;?-?- * >? ?> -i-.-,-. -., rf
Ji-aduate opinion on a matter of this
son in ,; _? ? ? <,??>
taken. We shou'd like to see Yale
fake (he l^ad in this p irticular reform
and adopt the year-round principle for
the few men actua ly ne'eded to get
the best all around results."
-_?_-_
City Coilege Wins
Sensational Game|
With Syracuse Five
- i
The City Coilege of Ne%v Yo'k
basketball team won . a sensational
victory from the Syrac.s-- University
five 'ast n'i^ht in cic of th? r-"st e*c
citing contcsts ever st";;ed on the Citv
Cl'ege conrt. T'e final score was i
22 to 21, Ci'y Col'ege winni->~ the
T?.m>- in *hc very last minnt'! ofplay. i
T-'rir.sky w'-ose pin:" feat-ired the wO^k
of the loca's cline ed the verdict on
a lom;, spectaclpr shot.
Syracrse excelled aomew->at in fioor
?'ork a"d ca-ed nine baskets to City
Co'lege's scven. However. the up
staters emmi'tfd imnv -"on's ?vh'ch
Ba'.l turnod into points r.nd wiiic1- were
tesponsible for th Mr dafent. M half i
time the visitors left the floor leadin-r i
by 12 to 9.
This l?ad the Oranc? held for tue
greater part o*- the second n-riod alsn, '
"?all kecping his team in t c runnir.g
with some fine foul s'o-t'm;. With
"i'-e minutes of play remaining, the j
'ocilf- tied t^e co"nt on baskets bv
Krin:-;ky and Lip'-on at 19 a'l. Ball ,
s' oi a foul and City Co'lo^e went intT |
iuo 'rad for the first time during thp \
evening.
Lnvin. however. carfe t'TOu^h with
t floor ba ket for Syracuse. giving th"1 ;
'p-state jjuintet t'e lead agiin and''
only two minutes of nlay remained. !,
After the mxt foss-Uy Kr'nsky w 1
ceived the leathrr cn the side of th" <
couv. and hoo^d a beautiful shot just j ,
?.s time was called.
Tv,?? line-up: 11
City Coilege (22) Poh. 8yracune,21)
I-ll'ton.U K.I.^vln ;
Ball.R r.Paul i
Krlrnky.('.Conlin '
Slleiffl.L. Q.Harvha1 <
H"p|?{<-n.11. ?.Orppnmarr j
'Jo;il? from floor?Hall (2), I>ipton, I
ailepel, Krlnnky (3), havlrr (.1). Conlin (3), I I
Baraha, Sawyer (2). I^'oula?Ball (8),
I.avin (2), I'arsha (1). RubHtlUit-B? <
Sawyer for Paul. Refpree?Tom Thorp.
Cash and Prizes for Dogs
Will Amoiint to Over $30,000
Premium Liats Issued for
44th Annual Westminsler
Show at Central Palace
Premium lists are out for the .orty
fourth annual dcg show of the West
minster Kennel Ciub, to be held at the
Grand Central Palace from W'jdncsday,
February 11, to Saturday february 14,
inc.usive. The ju. ging wi 1 begin for
the 623 regu ar c asses on tht openlng
day, and will reach the most interest
uig classes and competitions on Lin
coin's Birthday, when a great holiday
atttndance is exnected.
Thf general average of prize money
in the breed classes is $15 ps the fi st
prize, $10 for the second and $5 for the
third, while in the snven variety
classes. the sporting, non-sporting, ter
rier, toy, optn, brace and team classc3,
there are four nrizcs, respective y, of
$20, $10 $6 and $3. There are rdso
four variety seliing classea, with four
pri'/.es in each of $10. $10, $6 and $3.
Exhibitors in the variety sell'ng
c'asses must name tho price*at which
they will sell their do?s but ni price
nvust i-xcecd $200. In the event of more
than one claim for any dog it shall be
offered at auctlcn between the c'aim
ants and sold to the hg'^esl biddor,
Any *u nlus over the cnteivd sc'-ing
price wi 1 go one-half to the Westmin
ster Kenn-f Club and onehalf to the
o"-ncr of the dog There is a soorting
gelling class, one or non-sporting dogs,
one fcr terrics and another for Cana?
dian owned dogs. The fatt?r as a
arge Canadian supnort 1h bhhu ed for
the W'-Htm'nBter Kennel C'ub show,
*h->u'd b- one of the big features.
?This notlce hos been sent to Cana
dians regnrding t-^e'r entries: "Exhib
ftors will be expected to provide for
the bonding of their rings Into the
f;riit.?-d St?t*s und for their return. To
nvoid pownible ronfuslon nnd del'y, the
VWe.tr/ilniiter Kennel Club would sug
C<H, that arrari'/?,m?'nts with 1 he cuh
'imi! orncial* be made In udvance at the
?)?-ar-,st polnt of entry. fiu the dogn
?<re shlpperj 'rom, ?o many IochHU's it
'n not nossible for the W?,ntmln.'*i,f
'(cnntl C'ob to take care of the needed
par-i-ra fro^ Its ottlee."
The prize money has been Increased
this year in fox, Airedale and Irish
terriors, chow chows, collies and sport
ing spaniels ma'.ing the aggregate over
$io.OOO, while there are cups and tro
phies in excess of this vaiue a so in
competition. Winners of third and
fourth prizes have the option of $3 or
the regular Weslminster Kennel Club
medal, properly engraved. All d >gs
will be char^'cd an entry fee of $5 for
each entry, which inciudcs feed and
f^are dur ng <hc ^xhibiti^n. Al ontrirs
will clo?e with George W. Gall, super
intendent, at 18 West Forty-first
Street, on Januar.' 21, from whom
cop.es of the premium list may be ob
tained.
The eijht unclassified specials are
the most famous nrizes of the Ameri?
can dog world. The James Mort:mer
memorial trophy for the best American
bred dog t bi ch, to be won five i:mos
by the same owner and a medal to com
memorate each win, heads the list. The
winners in the three years it his been
off'Tcd have b en Mrs George E Drns
ser, Francis G. Lloyd and Elbridge
Gerry Snow jr.
Next comes the bone of contention
annually amon?; the topnotchers of the
show, tho trophy for the best dog
benched of any brecd, age or sex. ana
'he $'0 troph for the best brace of
?iny "ii) breedi Bith prizes n^e g:ven
by the Spratts Company. The first
?ropliy is wn outri^ht the latter hav?
ing trade strings attacbed, aa it goes
only to a kunrel or ex' ibitor using a
certain make of do*: food.
Sixteen other We-tminster Kennel
Club prizes, each of. $5 in c.ish or
n'ate, are nlao to he wn outright, in
this order aa to donors and breeds:
Roawdl FJIdrldgr??, for tri<* b?at poodl?:
W. C. ITl'iyd-.Ionra, for the beat H?nlyham
t<rrlrr; n. R. Klttr-rtu- for th b Ht
biidurr dor; (leorup B. Ilopklna, for the
b<at Keottlnh fcrrlrr: Andr w Mlllr'a
cotatc, for the b<?*t aportlnic npanlet; Wal
t?T Trlmble. for the In-wt aportlna; apanlel of
oppofllta mt to abov< wlnin r; l.i wla S.
Thotnpaon. for th? bi-at ai-tter; Henry
Walt-ra for tho b-at Alredal* terrlcr; H.
!'. Whllm-y, for th? b?at Boaton t-rrlrr;
Carlea M Chapln, fm- t>u< b"?t bull t?r
rl'-r; William P, Thomimon, for tlia b< ?t
polnterj H. K. de Koreat. for the b?m Ir'nh
?*rrl?r; F'dward H m nt, for tha bi nt fox
i< rrlcr; *"lur< nee H. Mackay, for th-" lir?
0*ttar or polntir that hsm b*<-n placed on",
two or thr*? at a rtc.ogn\r. d 11 Id trlal;
<'ol?r>ian itandotph, for th? btat Chow
Chow; Kpnk V. Hhaw. (or tba buai
i/andla UL tnonl tarrlar.
Campaign With Easy Victory in Brooklyn 1
r -L? _ ~ '-:-?? ? -:
The Days of Real Sport.%iMCCS
I AND IMVPTif
0H rAO
GeoR6?e
& GrsnflandRke
(Copyright, 1919, Neiv York Tribune Inc.)
It'a Coming!
. Oncc upcn a m 'dnlght dreary
(This is all J'll nip from Poe),
While I pondercd in my eerie
Ldtle Harlem bungaloio,
Came a hunch that lohlspcrcd to me,
"Spring, old klck, is d awlng near"?
And I hcard the cchoes tvoo me
With the chorus of a cheer.
As I opened an ep'stle
Writtcn to me in a sc awl,
1 could hcar the bhub'ids whislle
And ihe thud of bat and bail;
Of all ha, blngcrs the leader
LUce a May brecze through the flnt?
"To cblige a Constant Reader,
? Publisti 'Cnscy at the Bat.'"
Few things nre immortal. Stray calls still come in
tc repubiish the epic of the fantcuis s'ugger who
padrKed the ozone in a pinch where ten years ago these
:ahs cluttered up the daily mail. A new generation is
coming to which "the mighty Casey" will be something
les? than a myth.
Now that Pat Moran has lifted the sable spell above
Cincinnati, it remains for some new hero tc \urn the j
same trick in beha.'f of the New York Yank-,. ^s, the I
Ce^eland Indians, Washington and the two St. Louis i
aiubs. These five ciubs have boen toiling between I
Lwenty and forty years without evoiving a winner. i
And Pat Moran, unfortunate y, can oniy be in one p.ace !
at approximately the same time.
Pat, having cracked the ho^doo at Phi'adalphia and
Cincinnati, has cjmpleted his share. PIus 33 per cent.
Concerning Abdkaiions
Ages at which heavyweight champions were abrupt
y retired ave as follows:
Sullivan at 34,
Corbett at 32.
Fitzsimmons at 36.
Jeffries at 35.
Johnson at 37.
Willard at 37.
The average age of abdication here is 35. If Jack
Dempsey lasts until he is as o!d as Corbett, the young
2f,t champion to go, he will have an eight year reign
from the date he dropped Willard.
If he lasts until he attains the average age of abdi-'
;ation he will still have eleven years to serve. But
Dempsey, with all his terrific punching power, is hardiy
deStined to inhabit the peak for eleven years.
Another Briton
Dear Sir: I notice that H. H. L. infers that Bob
Fitzsimmons was the greatest heavyweight Engianc!
sver sent forth. No one can or will deny but what Fit?
was a great fighter?but your correspondant has over
looked one of the greatest fighters that England has
produced since the palmy days of Jem Mace, and that
was the late Chariie Mitcheil, a man who was clever,
wno could hit and who was game to the cove.
W. II. F.
The Serrs'tive Soul in Sport
The more or less sensitive soul in sporc, whose name
or whose institution is sclie.du.fid for passingxamment,
has no soft time of it.
Nether r.as the conmicntator.
You can praise an ath e e thirty-seven consceutive
days, and then one day of crLicrsm upsets all the p'eas
ant e:fccts accrued from the praise.
The alumni and undergraduates of universities and ,
collcges are especia ly susceptible.
We have had a letter from one graduate thanking
.us for kind men tion and in the same mailanother from
a graduate of the same institution denouncing our un
fair attitude toward his alma mater.
And so it goes. But it is all natural and all human
and there is no harm done.
The Coilege Letter
The coilege letter is something worth earning. But
we could never see just why it should be quite so [
exclusive.
i? is now given in general for football, baseball,
rowing and track. It shou'd also be given to any man !
who can make his tennis or go f team, and if boxing i
is made an intercollegiate sport, to this entry likewise.
Tennis and golf are now two of the ma.or sports
of the world. Together they are played by something
like three million Americans.
The man who can make nis university team for an
intercollegiate tennis or golf match is entit.ed to the
letter award.
A movement is supposrd to be under way to increase
the co'legiate in a'l varieties of sport?to get as many
students as possible interested in one game or anotber.
Just what the idea may be in refusin'g recognition
to those who take up one of the few wor.d-wide com
petitions is a tri"e out of our reach.
There may be a correct answer, but we have never
seen one given yet.
So Did He
While s'avdny rn the fifteenvt: *ee
My rival spoke these wvds to mt,
Just an I sliccd into a trap?
"I'm sorry, s'.r; tough luch, o!d chap."
To speak slncerely ivell he tried,
But, oh, hoiv well 1 knew he lled.
In celecting JuMan S. Myrick for president the
Lawn Tennis Association gets a fine sportsman, who
has contribuled more than a trifle to the upbui'ding
of the game. Tennis will continue under guidance
that is worthy of the sport.
This is the first winter in sevfc'al generations that
Cincinnati fans haven't wonderfd whether the big
crash would come on May 10 or June 7, where the
ilogan to name a new nianager would receive its
initial impulse.
Pick's Claim Against
Cubs Is Disallowed
CINCINNATI, Jan. 10.?The Nationa.
Busrball Commlss'on in a finding pro
mu gated to-day, disallowed the salary
claim of PJayer Charles Plck nga'nst
|*>e Chicago National Lengue C'ub for
i *6G0. Pick contended that that rum
I vis due him as additional salary last
; nent he stnted he had made with Man
j ment he attfld he had made with Man
j iger Mitcho'l.
Player Frank Trueidale was daclared
I a free agent, but his claim for two
; month ' aulnry for the seaBon of 1913
| from the Boston Americans was disal
I O-rd.
Pitcher Whoeler Fuller was declnre-'
to be a free agent when he no-rotiatcd
his nerviccii with the Washington
I Americans during the a?aaon of 1919.
Secretary Farrell of the national asso
ciation clnimed Fulier was the property
o' Waterbury and requested the com?
mission to award Vm t> that club.
Capablanca t'* Plav Lasker
According to woi'd received through
Swedish sources yesterday negotiatiom
have been begun for a meeting of Dr.
Emanuel Laskcr and Jose R. Ca-a
b snca in a world's championship chess
mBtch. T' e game of the matc'.i. it is
said. will be playcd in Holland. Swed?
ish papers also publi h a protest made
by A. Rubinstein. the Russ>ian c' am
pion. who claima a prior right to be
consid~rcd in conn^ction with a match
for the world's title.
?
Arrav Hockev Gnme Oflf
WEST POINT K.*Y. Jan. 10.?Poor
ice conditions cau:.ed tho cancel'ation
of tho first game of the army's hockey
season with Lafayelte io-dav.
De La Salle Makes It
Ten in Row on Court
De La SaMe woh its tenth straight
hasketba'l victory yesterday afternoon,
defeating Webb Academy by a score of
19 to 14 in a hard and close game. At
half time the score was 13 to 9 in
favor of the winner.
The line-up:
t>E LA SA1.I.B (13) WKRR (14)
MnKrane.ft. F.Mnhely
.Mo'vl'.nn.11 P.t.W?!la
GaPney.C.Toonder
(I'-iiiiMin.I,. f*.Boy len
Murphy.U. O.Pearse
r.niilii from flior?MHtf-ano (S), Mo?
a-i-K-n '"i. O-nlmm, Mr-hv V('i?'v We""
Toonder, Boyden. Foula?Mooachen (3).
Wi . ? ? '1 Toon l-r. S ibaill .tions?..ro, hy
for Marrane, llrmiln for Moeaohan Dunnv
for f]?"n'y, Jordun for Urahatn. Referae,
Mr. Thaler.
Georges' Manager
Says New Jersey
Gets Big Battle
BORDEAUX, Jan. 10.?At the crn
cius on of the .Carpentier-McCloskey
t':ght hore to night M D^scmns. ran
agjr of Carpentier. announced to the
audience that he had telegraphed ti is
morning to Jack Dempsey s manatei
that the Dempsey-Carpentier fight
wcu d take nl-ce i*i New Jersey on Stp
tember 6 (Labor Day).
Carpentier Knocks Out
McCloskey in 2d Round
BORDEAUX, Jan. 10? Georges C ir
pentier knocked out "B ink" McClosl e
at the beginning of the second round o
their fij-hc here to-night.
C.B. Cochran Denies
Crrpentier Contraet
Expires January 15
Charles B, Cochran. the Eng'ish fight
promoter, ;ast night denied the ass-r
t:on of M. Dvjscamps. manager of
Georsres Carpentirr the French heavy
weight champion that Cochran's agr ;e
ment with Carpentirr would expire on
January l"i if he was unable to obti in
the signature of .Tick Dempsey, the
American title-holder, by that date.
Cochran declared he doubted that
Doscamps had made such a statenn nt
and announced that he hnd sent a ca >le
message asking him to deny it.
"I have made the first payment under
the contraet due on or before February
15 and shall make further payments as
they become due," the message reid.
"I ho!d you to your contraet and you
have no ri-ht to enter into any other
negotiations."
Cochran said the next payment un?
der the provisions of the agreemrnt
w-s not d?e until June 1. He added
that "M. Descamps and Georges Car?
pentier were both delighted with the
terms of the contraet at the time they
signed it."
Cochran's Option on
Georges Expires Socn
PARIS, Jan. 10?M. Descamns, nv n
agT of Goorg*-s C-1 ?pentier, when sho "n
a_ dispo.tch f.om Cr.icago qiotir.g C B.
Co hrin, the English promo er, as s y
ing that Cochran he d the signature of
Descamps to a contraet for a fight be?
tween Jac. De.npsey and Carpentier in
London a.\d wou'd sue for dam.ii;es
shouid Des-amp.- fail to carry out \he
contraet, d.clar-d that the agreemrnt
was a cond.t'onal one.
Descamps asserted that the agreement
was signed ;mmcdiateiy after the reccnt
Carpentier-B'ckott fight in London, and
that it W3S conditionil on Cochran's ot>
taining Demrisey's signature to a siiii
lnr contraet bofore January 15. In ;he
event o" the failure of Cochran to ob
tain Dempsey's signature, Descampa
add.d, the agr:-em<-nt automatically ex?
pires on that date.
Kearns Not Inclined to
Reject Coffroth's Offer
SAN DIEGO. Ca'if.. J-n. 10.?Jncb
Kearns, manarrer for Jick Dempsjy
heavyweight champion of the wor'd,
and Jam">. CorTroth. promoter, to-dav
w>nt to T a Juana to 'ook over the pro
posed site for th' fi^ht between Demp?
sey and Georges Carpentier.
It deve oped at Inst night's confer
cces that nothin~ further toward com
pleting details of the pror>os?d con'est
can be done until Carpentier and h!e
manager are heard from Both CorTroth
and Kenrns be'ieve Carpentier and bU
manager wil' b? unable to act ur.t'i
a'ter January 15, w>-en, it ;s snid. an
option on Carpentier's services held bj
Charles C^chr-n, Eng'ish fight pro
moter, will expire.
Krarns. however. st tue conferences
renewed his assent to Coffroth's terms
and rxpressed uiwillingncss to acc*pl
an offer from cther prorroters unl-ss
far in excess of the fi~ure offered by
CorTroth.
I n?-!o?i Pe-i?ies FVemnsev
EL PASO. Tex.. Jnn 10 ?Jack Demp?
sey', wor!d's heavyweight crnrarion. vas
-hirp^d wi'h hnving "apparent'.y skulkcd
in hiding from the" draft board" dur ng
he late war, and Georges Carpent'er.
his French r'val for chamiionship
honors, was made a life honorary mtm
b.-r of the post, at a meeting, of the El
P.iso Post of the American Lt-gion, held
here last night.
ournament
Yale in Rally
For Court Win
Over Columbia
Capt. Van Slvck's Remark
able Foul Shooting Beat*
Blue and White, 28 to 2*
Yale opened its senson in the Intcr
col!egiate Baskctball Learue ausp c
ious!y .^st ni~ht by defeatir.g the
Columbia University five (>n the loc :\
court by a Fcore of 28 to 23 in a fa I
and exciting game. It was also Colum
bia's tirst >^&n\a of the !ea?ue s:ri ?.
Captain Van Slyck. of Ya'e, was the
shinin? star of the game. as he acon d
22 of b'.s teain's points. llis -< ?
tional foul shooting, ca^ing aixtetn
out of ei^hteen shots. was the be<
ever secn here.
Had it not been for fouling Coloi
bia probabiy would havo beatcn I h i
Blue, as *hc Manhattan toam scr ,
more goa's from thr fl-vor than ' ?
visitcrs, cetting nine to YnK'.s siv (?
this haif-dozen Van Siyck ta
three.
ln the frst period Columbia fdlow ..
the bail c'osc v with the resu'.t th.u i
committed few infringtmenta of lha
iu'es. Wataon at center tossed h .
Couple Of long shots, giving his tc; ?
the lcad which it held throughout
half, wipding up at 12 to 9.
At the ond of the hnlf Co umhr.r w ts
leading by 12 to 9, On r. Lurning, t
| locals immediately started a apnrl i .<
soon had bocsted thoir K-ad thre > m
points, 20 to 14. Yale then speVded
-".' bipke'- by " >mil' with n <?- ln ,
<f fou's hy Van Siyck, cu' down Co'.urn
b?a s .ead.
^In their efTrts to check this sudd*n
rush ?f the New Haven five. thi B
d Whi'e n ay rs c< tfim ';?;? i mj ?
u s. w :ch Van S'-ck promntly tur*io I
into poiirs. With less than five m
tec: to jj; Yale tied tl.e s?ore .-.'
to 22 Cilumbin, continued lo foi
van S.yck kept dr pping the b
throu-h the net :ind Hsmill horned in
with an occa ional shot, with thi
sut that when th ? w'irt'e blcw Y
had captured the victory by five poin .
The inc-up:
VAl.K <2<i) COLUMBIA f231
\ an siyck. r. f t
Crane. .r. \- \ ] ,"'//_ ] '.,. ...
Hamlll.Cenfr. v
' * ohen.i,. (;..'.'...'
Flynn. . H. (I. ...
S-orn at end of flrsl half Co:mn ila '
Yale, n. Goals from floor?Van S'\ i'<
Hamlll (L>, Cohen. Tynan (2) Fohn
(3), Watson (2), Stutz i2> Pouls \
Rly-k,. 16 ?ut of IS; Parrell i .. u ,,??
Johnson. i out <,f :: s,i . ?,..,,. , ?
S-abstltutlons?Aldcrman for Flynn Wci
Hteln for Farrell, llorowltz ror S m'? i
'? Prineeton's Five
Roiits Dartmoulli
I- By Score of 24 to
- . Special Com . ? ., '.
' PRTNCETON. N. J., Jan. 10. Princ
", ton sino iiered the Darlmouth ba
J bail five on the T.ger rourt hero in
,'jleague gnme to-n; ht by n 24 :o
A score. The playing was foatuied l
. j the bert exhibition of covorinq
?! on the lecal court. De pite lh?- .sc<
j' he team work of the Hanoverians >v.
about cqual to that of the T gers, w!
took advantar/e of almost every i.
portunity to tally.
Cirjtain Hynson, or Pr'nc^ton, w:
he s^nr cagin^' (wo difficult :]. d
from the side of the court "Mi
Dickin or, tho fo .tball star, w s in .-?
I form at center and was a har . man ;
the Dartmouih plavers to ha; die wh. .,
| the bail was i-i :hoir territory.
Dartmoutl. drew fir t blood on a "
a mome:it after the whistle Llt
i Care.'ul gunrdln" prevented eith
i tep.m from approac' in-^ their op
j n-.nento' hapket irr ;i full fivp rn'r'.i ?
I but the Tiiters ran un n score (.' ,
j by mcfint of the fou! route in tl
I fimo. Pri^ceton. on a succession o?
1 fl<"or ,hota, ended the haif, leading by
11 to 4.
TVC lirie-up:
r'RINCETON (24) DARTMOUTH f*)
Hynson.....R. F..
B-awner.!.. K. K
??I klnoon.Center.. Ba ;?
Opie.rt. O. i:
Marg-etts.L. G .Soh I
Goals from floor Hyncon ?
^ipVlnson 21. Opie (21, V tlll, A .
Fouls- Brawner, 4 out of 7 K:u-.
of 6, Hvn on, ! <>>jt of l K ipf i o'Jt '
SubMtituiiori' Woo 1 for 11 v r- ' rv -.' r
Rrawn.-r. Wa'llelgh for (i;,:.. M (???
for Kipf. Cham'herlln for Rample
worth for Brownp, i: ' . ? ..' : ?' ?
I i.-ipln?Mr. Plant, Time of balvi
Navy Quintet Downs
Lafayette Colh?r? Five
?_
AN'V^OT.tc,. Md.. .T-n. 10. Tb
N"vy Ae-rlemv his'.'*b-'l t""ta "? -
*r^m In'-iyette here *his c-'ternoon 1
30 ti 2" ;n a r- =? and finelv coht*?ste
g-'Tio. The m:(i-h'pmen h-d a dist;nc',
rdvpnt'T" in shooting from the flior.
\ <,v,(,,.^i fp-fre v.--s the eg-r-?ssivo
work of Watters nnd Butler. th? Navy
'-U' rd, wlio led their forward in scor
The line-up:
NAVY (30) To* LAFAV^TT! '11)
V'-C-ory.},. F.(Capt.l Kli -
Byerly.B F. B?l
Gn b^r. C . '?
I Vatters (Capt.).. ..!..':. '
Blu-'.B, G. R ? .
Field Koala?Kaval Aca *i ny: V."att?
(4), Hut;. r Burkholder 2), l^cnhart . .
I McCro-y, IS! :. T.? .'.?..-??'.?- Kf; ' '. B
| ber. Bobb<\ Fl or iroals? Vaval Ar-.-.
Byerly, 4 :n 12 (Watters miaaed 2j.- >..
| ette: Ref-ves. 11 In 1
Bubatitu r ?Naval Aca-'emy: Bai
; pr for McCrory, l.< n lart for Greber I'.:-' -
j for. HlU": Lafaytti : l'rl> <My for K : -.
DPtwclier for Ke< >?
Referee?Callowalll (Baltlmo.-i -
Y. M. C. A.
N. Y. University Srores
Easily Over Union Squa^l
! CHENITCT/DY. Jan. 10.?Ne^ York
' University defeated Unio-i here t >
i i ni--ht 33 to 25 in a basketball game.
; | The cont?st was bril'iantly p ayea :or
the f.-st lifteon minutes, then \'< \v
York University broke Into the !erd 0 i
account of the fine playin-: of Cann
and Goelier. From then on N. Y U.
had an easy time of it Tho I*ii t
freshmen five defeat d the T.oy lli^:i
School in the preliminary game.
The line-up:
N. Y. U. CO Poe, UNION (3S )
f'op|!cr.t. F .
Cann.R. F.G Bruch r
Monnpy .C.J - h
Baker.L.. G.Rln.ii ".
Btorey.R. G.Welnh i
Sub<?lttit?a for Ntfw York t'nlVPratl
D<"lan,>y for Baker. Ilnlmin for Canti, I -
lrnion, lianlry for Welnholr. J n u
for Wllbrr. Flrld tfokia Pitr V.m York
1'niv.-sty. CNMtler tfil. Caan (?v Btoi t
(2). Moiutey (1); for Cnlon. Jonfa ? ),
G. Brut-ker <2?. Rlnal II (11. Foul k i
F.,r New Yoik L'nlveratty, Uoon?y (iii;
for L'nton. O. Brurker (".'>. K?ftt.
N. Meam-r, Alb.iny. UmpiM t.?- nn>- 1
diu, Scucneciauy. Twenly nnnute h;ilv, t.

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