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Yankee Recruits Put Through First Paces Under Keen Eye of Huggins at Louisiana Camp
Home Run Wallop by Rookie
Muiison Features Practice
Ex-Collegian Exemplifies Babe Ruth by Driving Ball
Far Over Right Field Fence ; Catcher Wingo,
Formerly of Atlanta Team, Share? Honors at Bat
By R. J. Kelly
SHREVEPORT, La.. Feb. 28.?-There will be ninny a .?ore muscle
among the recruits in the Yankees' camp to-morrow, as the youngsters
went through their first workout of the Season ai Gasser Park, the homo
field of the loca! Texas League club, this afternoon. It was originally
planned to stage two sessions to-day, but the morning practice was aban?
doned because of the late arriva! of the trunks containing the uniforms
and rtlavirip" r?m*iv?**rtpv?t . . . -
The regular program will" start to?
morrow and the athletes have b?en
ordered to report at the field at 10 ?
o'clock in the morning and .
The work-out to-day consisted of bat?
ting, fieldin? and bunting practice.
Muggins took full advantage of ..it
ideal weather conditions and kept the
youngsters on the jump for almost two
hours. The augmented squad of nine?
teen players scattered to different cor?
ners of the spacious inclosure and
practiced under the watchful eyes of
Huggins and Coaches Bob Connery,
Charley O'Leary and Frank Roth,
brother of Bobby Roth, recently ac?
quired from the Senators. Scout Bob
Gilka was also on hand, but was not in
Rookies Get Real Work-Out
After the usual preliminary warm ng
up exercises tue youngsters trot down
to some real work. Huggins form,.' a
makeshift infield, consisting of Catcher
AI Devormer ai tust base: McMillan,
at second; Skinner, at short, and
Catcher Grassick and Outfielder VVingo,
at third bas... The rookies showed
plenty of life and Huggins was forced
to warn them to take things easy.
The four outfielders, Agnew, Con?
nolly, Munson and Wingo, wore kept
busy chasing flies a!! over the lot. dur?
ing the batting practic, which wound
up the first session, fo ?r righthanders,
Gramley, Johnson. Sh ehan and Doyle,
tossed over the plate. Joe Munson,
whose real name is Joseph Carlson.
had the distinction of being the first
of the Yankees to hit the ball over the
fence this season.
He is a left-handed batter and he
connected with one of Grainioy"s
shoots soon after the session started
and drove the pellet over the right
field barrier. It was quito a healthy I
wallop, as the distance from the home
plate to the right field fence is much
greater than at the Polo Grounds.
Munson played with the Raleigh ?
Club, of the Piedmont League, last sea- !
son and led the league in stolen bases.!
He is a short, heavy-set youngster, but !
carries plenty of speed in his stocky
legs. He was a member of the Lehigh [
University nine several years and was j
recommended to the Yanks by Scout |
Gramley was kept in the box much
longer than any of the other pitchers,
and Huggins sent him to the clubhouse \
early for a well-earn?;d rest. Gramley
was one of the leading college pitchers !
last spring, being connected with the !
Pennsylvania State team. He went !
through the campaign without suffering
Wingo Wields Hefty Stick
Al Wingo, formerly of the Atlanta j
Club, of the Southern League, shared
the batting honors with Munson. He |
takes a neat swing at the ball and has
the earmarks of an experienced player.
He is quick in getting away from the
plate and is quite fast on the bases.
Wingo received a tryoi|t with the Ath?
letics two years ago, but was sent back
to the Minors for further seasoning.
Huggins announced to-night that Wil?
son Fewster had signed a contract and
that the youngster Is on his way to the j
training camp. He is expected to ar
rive here to-morrow, but probably will i
not be in time for even the afternoon
There la plenty of room at the local
ball park for the Yanks to practice to
their hearts' content and the playing ;
field itself is in fine shape. If condi
tions continue as they are at present
the players will soon be fit to start
? heir pretentious schedule of exhibition
Those who arrived at the camp to-day
and took part in the opening were
Pitchers J. Aulbach, a former semi
pro, of Louisville, Ky; Gramley, of
Pennsylvania State College, and Bruce
Hitt, of the Mineral Wells Club; In
llelder Camp Skinner, of the Cedartown
Club, and Outfielder Tom Connelly, of
the Tulsa Club.
Racin?~Tax Bill Set
For Hearing March 8
ALBANY, Feb. 28.?A hearing on the
Mil intended to provide for a 12 per
cent tax on gross receipts of all jockey
and racing associations in the state
will take place March 8, Assemblyman
Charles II. Bett?, Republican, of
Wayne, the introducer, announced late
The bill would exempt agricultural
societies. Bctts announced that he had
not received any intimation as yet of
Baker Ready to Play,
But Insists He Will
Play Only for Yanks
npiiAI'l'E, '.idTTivb. 28?J. Franklin
"? Baker., one-time home-run king
and more recently star thin! base?
man of the Yankees, has about de
cided to return to big' league base?
ball. At his home here to-day
"i am going to plaj baseball in
Nev York und no place else, con?
trary f<? ?II rumors. A dispatch
published yesterday declared 1 had
been bold in Washington, but this
is untrue. I am going to come back
to the ?tame 1 love this season, but
it v ill ho with the New York club
and no of hoi-, ) had a conference
in Washington with Colonel Huston,
one of the owners of the Yankees,
on Saturday night, and we agreed
on every?.hing;?terms, when I should
report and all else.
"1 haven't signed a contract, hut
it's pretty certain I will, because I
want to get back in the game. I am
to notify the New York club officials
in a few days just what my decision
will lie. i need more time to
straighten out my business affairs."
Join Giant Party
On Wav to Texas
By Charles A. Taylor
En route to San Antonio
ST. LOUIS, Feb. '28. -One by one the
Giant rookies are being gathered into ;
the fold. When the special train bear
ing the aspiring athletes reached this i
city this afternoon a band of five ?
youngster? who hope to win the '
plaudits of the Polo Grounds fans this j
summer and become famous over night i
were anxiously awaiting their mates
from the East.
The five embryo Giants are: Joseph
Walter Henline. a catcher from the j
Minneapolis club, of the American j
Association; Roy Grime:',, who is j
a candidate for Larry Doyle's post, and
three center fielders, King, Brown and
Spencer, who are determined to make
the habitu?s of Coogan's Bluff forget
there ever was such a man as Ben?
"Goldie" Rapp, who was expected to
join the party here, failed to show up.
There were two men especially inter?
ested in getting a peep at the much
heralded Rapp. Roy Grimes, naturally
was one, and no less a personage than
Frank Fordham Frisch was the other.
Grimes, dissatisfied with the opportu?
nity given him at the Polo Grounds in
the closing weeks of last year's cam?
paign, when he was handicapped by
illness, announced with grim deter?
mination that the St. Paul boy would
have to travel somo and then some
more to land the' job.
The battle for the center field va?
cancy promises to be almost as keen
as for second base. Every one who has
seen Brown in action waxes enthusias?
tic over his chances. Lee King is in
a sense a veteran, but probably will be
retained anyway because of his par?
tiality for left-handed pitching.
Brown swings his bat from the
right-hand side of the plate, so there
seems more than an even chance for
King to stick. As for Spencer, he
started out last year in most sensa?
tional fashion only to falter greatly
as soon as the big league twirlers
found out what sort of curves he fa?
The Giant special stcarricd out of St.
Louis at 6:30 to-night and is expected
to reach San Antonio to-morrow night
at 10 o'clock. All were well on board
when the last "census" was taken in
the dining car by Traffic Manager-Ed?
After the evening meal the versatile
Brannick entertained the rookies by
picturing in glowing Gaelic colors the
beauties of the Alamo. They will
probably all see the Alamo, but how
many will ever get * glimpse of Ma
comb'a Dam Park? That is the ques?
Noted Runners to Toe Mark
In Samaelar Games To-night
Campbell, Cutbill and Ray
Are Scheduled to Meet
in 1,000-Yard Feature
By Jack Masters
With .Hal Cutbill, the "flying par?
son"; "Long Tom" Campbell, of Yale,
and possibly Joie Ray, the one-mile na?
tional champion, in the feature race
and fiTiO entrants for the twenty events
on the program, the games of the Sam
?clar A. A. will be held to-niyht at the
C2d Regiment Armory, 168th Street and
The hotel employee*, from Oscar, the
chef, down the line to the "timid" bell?
hops, will be on hand for the annual
jubilee. In addition to the appearance
of practically every star athlete avail?
able, there will be special closed events
which promise first class entertain?
The 1,000-yard scratch invitation
easily leads the card, but there is a
800-yard affair and a one-mile Nrelay
snd a high jump, which closely follow
in order of importance. Joie Kay, the
Illinois A. C. champion, who was ex?
pected to arrive from Chicago yester?
day, had not registered up to press
nme, and, as a report has reached this
city that he suffered an injury n'ght
'..'-fore last, it is barely possible that
? . v.,1! not be on hand to face Cutbill,
( ; mpbell and others.
Campbell and Cutbill are here, how
ir'er, as well as the rest of the field
.-?i the "1.000." Other entrants include
llilles, of Yak; Walter Higgins, of Co?
lumbia University, and Joe Higgins, of
?he New Y-. rk C. Tl
Hay, in case he should not appear,
"id not make the race any easier for
cutuill, for "Long Tom" beat him only.
a few weeks ago at the Garden, and, '
while the "Parson" probably will go to;
the post a favorite, his path around the
circle will not be strewn with roses.
Star Sprinters to Meet
Loren Murchison, the 100 and 200 [
yard national champion, will start in '
the ",'iOO." with Bernia Wefers jr., the
"Met" title holder; Eddie Farrell, the
junior national champion, and othe.s.
Murchison has not been defeated this ;
season, but, largely because Farrell re- :
cently ran a dead heat with the West- I
crner, the.local fans have picked Eddie
to take Murchison's measure. Wefers. :
however, has an excellent chance to'
? <iii first, as he has shown to advantage
lately over this route.
A race which should be an oddity is
the "Waiters' Special," in which boys
i'i'om the McAlpin, Claridge, Waldorf
;,nd Savarin will start. The tip is that
the time will be slow, but the runners
will have a good alibi. They will not
carry trays, nor will they be allowed to
stop and investigate anything that may
resemble a 60-cent piece.
Charlie Shaw, former Columbia Uni
ver :!v mi Id e-dist nee runner, who
won the intercollegiate half-mile title
two years ago, ha.? resumed training
alter an absence from the track of al
most a year. ?le will compete in the
UOiV.or 1,000 yard national champion
hip, which will be held at the 22d Reg?
iment Armory March 19.
II. E. Barron, the Philadelphia hur?
dler, has sent in his signed entry fcr
the games of the New York A. C, which
will take place Saturday evening. Earl
1 hompson, the world's champion and
record holder; August Desch, of Notre
Dame, and Herbert Meyer, of Rutgers,
!so are expected to start in the tim?
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Of the Dodgers
Catcher James W. Taylor's signed
contract for the season of 1921 has been
placed in the archives of the Brooklyn
Baseball Club, it was announced from
Ebbets Field yesterday afternoon. Ac
companying the,contract was a reassur?
ing letter, in which Taylor stated that
he would report to Manager Wilbert
Robinson in New Orleans on or before
March 7. Taylor says he is in excel?
lent physical condition, as he has been
playing winter ball around his home
town, Winter Park, Fla.
Taylor served his apprenticeship with
the champion Dodgers last season. He
is highly regarded by Robinson, a
shrewd judge of catchers, and it would
not be surprising if the young man
were to develop into Brooklyn's first
string backstop during the prospective
Odd Fellow Team Takes
Lead in Bowling Meet
BUFFALO, N. Y., Feb. 28. -Thirty
two local five-man teams bowled to?
night in the opening games of the
twenty-first annual tournament of the
American Bowling Congress, which will
continue here for the next thirty days.
An Odd Fellow lodge team carried off
the first night honors with a total pin
nage of 2.715, shooting 891 in the first
Rame, 931 in the second and 917 in
the third. 0. Gerber rolled 24(J in his
Two-man and individual bowline; will
start at noon to-morrow, there being
no morning bowling during the first
week of the tournament.
Joe Lynch Barely Wins
Over Young Montreal
DETROIT, Feb. 28.?-Joe Lynch, ban?
tamweight champion, and Young Mon?
treal, of Providence, fought ten lively
rounds here to-night, the showing on
points being about equal until the eighth
round, when Lynch put his opponent
down for a count of eight, thereby win?
ing a shade, in the opinion of a major?
ity of newspaper men at the ringside.
Montreal had little trouble reaching
the champion with his left jabs and hi.
defense was effective until Lynch floor?
ed him near the end of the eighth.
N. Y. A. C. Wins Relay Title
The New York A. C. relay team easily
won the four-mile "fmet" championship
at the games of the Silk A. A. in the
14th Regiment Armory last night. The
Knights of St. Antony quartet ".vas sec?
ond, almost a lap behind. The win?
ning combination was composed of
Jack Sellers, Newton Brown, Garland
Courage and Joseph Whearty. The
time was 19:51%.
Moore May Join "Pro" Ranks
Joe Moore, who a few weeks ago won
the international amateur ice skating
championship, is contemplating a leap
into the professional ranks. The New
York speed marvel yesterday received
an offer of $5,000 to compete in three
match race?, at Pittsburgh, Winn n?'g
and St. Paul. Moore, who Is only nine?
teen years old, has the matter under
Football Captain Dropped
NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 28.-?John
Heaphy, of Beverly, captain-elect of
football at Boston College, to-day was
separated from the institution as a re?
sult of scholastic difficulties. He may
return next fall and qualify to lead the
Coach Tesrcau on the Job
HANOVER, N. H., Feb. 28.?Jeff Tes?
rcau, former Giant pitcher, now coach
cf the Dartmouth baseball nine, arrived
here to-day to take charge of the can?
didates for the Green nine. Tesreau
will have many veterans available this
Pearson Wins Court Title,
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28.?Stanley
W. Pearson, of the Philadelphia
Racquet Club, for the fifth time in six
years, won the national squash racquet
championship to-day, wiien he defeated
Hewitt Morgan, of New York, here
15?8, 15- -7 and 15?8.
Weslevan Ball Tossers Out
M1DDLETOWN. Conn.. Feb. 28.?
Sixty candidates for the Wesleyan Uni?
versity baseball team reported to Dr.
Edgar Fauver, head coach, for first
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Officials vs. the Populace
It is a trifle difficult to say just what the favorite sport of this coun?
We may be in error, but offhand we should suggest that it is hand?
ing the raspberry to officials in sport who may be displaying their judg?
ments between two of our best known oceans.
Beyond any argument this is one tough commonwealth upon officials,
whether they are baseball umpires, football judges or fight referees. The
ninth wonder of the world is that we can get and keep as many fair and
decent judges at work along the sporting roadbed. For the hand of the
populace is against them and the squawk is never silent.
A Reason or Two
Part of it is due to ignorance. A crowd surrounds a ball field. The
crowd is pulling lustily for the home team. It sees the visiting base run?
ner slide into second with the catcher's throw on hand three feet in ad?
vance of the runner as the infielder tags at his man.
The umpire says "safe" because he saw the second baseman miss the
runner a good six inches. The crowd thinks the umpire is crazy because
it wasn't close enough to see what actually took place.
The same thing goes for a fight. Two boxers are whaling away and
one is constantly rapping at his opponent's jaw. The opponent's glove
i stops the blow, but the crowd only sees the wallop start and hears the
resultant echo that follows the wallop. The referee, who happens to be
I en top of the job, knows what is taking place, but what chance have those
I who may be from fifty to one hundred and fifty feet away?
What Are Rule??
Something like a fortnight ago we saw "Kid" Norfolk and "Pinky"
I Lewis, two sable heavyweights, meet at Madison Square Garden.
In the matter of wrestling, pushing and clinching they both violated
moBt of the rules of their trade, with Lewis the leading offender. It was
I merely an old-fashioned brawl, with the crowd roaring its approval. The
fact that rules are supposed to be considered meant nothing to the crowd.
The fact that boxing as a sport was being injured meant still less.
After three distinct warnings Louis White, the referee, stopped the
smear and disqualified the leading offender.
Did the crowd hoot and howl down the offending boxers? Why be
ridiculous? It promptly arose upon its hind legs and panned the hide off
the man who was running his job with cool decision and courage.
Recalling a Query
Which recalls a query Ty Cobb put to us recently. "I have come into
New York for fourteen years," he said, " and have given the crowds there
the hardest, cleanest baseball I knew how to play. Yet on my last trip
there 80,000 stood up and hooted me because I was supposed to have given
out an interview where I hadn't opened my mouth. There wasn't a soul
in the stands willing to wait for the facts or to get my side of it. A crowd
j will turn a trick like that and yet roast the life out of some ballplayer
\ for making a slight mistake. Why is it?"
The answer is that while there is rarely any touch of cowardice on the
; part of the individual, the spirit of the mob is nearly always the spirit of
i cowardice plus poor judgment.
And in this respect one part of the country is very much like any other
i part. So much so that we are having on one side the jeering of the officials
| by the crowd and on tho other the officials' contempt for the crowd.
It is about time that a few of our masked camp followers were tak?
ing a tumble to themselves.
The Crowd Angle
Jack Curley had the head lock barred. Why? Not because it was more
punishing than the toe hold or the scissors. Not because it was any less
It merely happened to look rougher to the wrestling crowds as put
on by a wrestler of "Strangler" Lewis's mighty bulk and/grim resolve.
Curley argued that he wanted to please his customers. Which is merely
! another way of saying that wrestling is an amusement and not a sport.
! Accepted as a sport, Lewis is entitled to use his head lock in defense of his
championship, as Stecher is entitled to use his scissors or Caddock to em
! ploy the toe hold.
The crowd will award the hoarse hoot to a pitcher walking "Babe"
i Ruth. Yet under the rules that is exactly what a smart pitcher should do
j with runners on second or third where first base is unoccupied. The
pitcher isn't supposed to be out there to cheer up the crowd- He is sup
; posed to be giving the best he has to win a ball game for his club. It
; might be proper enough to change the rule and give a hard hitter his
; chance, but with the rule as it is the crowd is merely hooting an athlete
i who is doing his duty to the game as a competitive sport. And if baseball
|was,not a competitive sport it would not be an amusement.
How about a poor official, you may ask? Should he be allowed to get
I away with it? No. But has the average crowd shown its competency as
the final judge? And is it going to improv? th? official'? work to hav? the
j crowd on top if his neck?
Cobb Off to Make
Debut as Manager
Of Detroit Tigers
Vprrial Dispatch to The Tribune
AUGUSTA, (la, Feb. 28? Tyrus Ray?
mond Cobb left his home in Augusta to?
night for the training camp of the De?
troit Tigers at San Antonio, Tex., t?
enter upon his supreme test as the
prima donna of the American League?
when he assumes the r?le of manager
for the Navin outfit.
"The squad will be waiting for me
upon my arrival. We expect to begin
our training period at once and you
might say that the Tigers this year
will go through a pre-scason work-out
similar to none since spring trips were
inaugurated by baseball players," Cobb
told friends at the depot.
"I am going to put into effect a train?
ing business new to baseball. But one
period of work a day will be indulged
in, from noon until 4 o'clock. I long
ago lost the idea that the morning and
afternoon practices with intervening
hot baths to sap the strength of the
men were beneficial.
''The men will go to the movies or
spend their evenings until a reasonable
hour as they choose. No blackboard
and chalk directions are calculated in
my plans. Baseball will be taught and
directed on the diamond only."
Cobb says that if the Tigers don't
finish closer to the top this year than
in 1920, the Michiganders will be
searching for a new manager. Cobb
has accumulated approximately $200,
000 in the automobile and real estate
business and is expected to quit base?
ball after this season unless he wins
success as a manager.
Harvard Hoekey Team
To Play Independently
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28.?The
Harvard hockey team, which closed its
collegiate season Saturday with ??. 13 to
1 defeat of Yale, became the "Crimson
Ramblers" to-day. Because of their
success and the fact that six of the
squad will play varsity hockey no more,
tTaptain Ned Bigelow and his men de?
cided to form an independent team and
stay on the ice for a few more weeks.
It was said that Captain Carson of
the Yale team, who scored the only
goal made against Harvard by an Amer?
ican collegian this year, might join the
Close Call for Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 28^?Michi?
gan defeated Purdue in a Western Con?
ference basketball game here to-night,
19 to 15.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 28.?Illinois
defeated the Ohio State five, 35 to 82,
in a conference game to-night.
CHICAGO, Feb. 28.?Iowa went irito
a tie for third place in the conference
lace to-night by defeating Northwest?
ern, 20 to 14.
Gelston Wins Billiard Title
Rodney Gelston won the metropolitan
three-cushion billiard championship for
this year by defeating John Norton by
30 to 21 points in the final match of
the tourney conducted under the aus?
pices of the National Association of
Amateur Billiard Players at the Broad?
way Billiard Academy yesterday. Gel
ston's best run was five balls, and Nor?
ton ran off four in succession for his
Mrs. Hurd Plays Fine Coif
. PINEHURST, N. C, Feb. 28.?Mrs.
Dorothy Campbell Hurd went over the
No. 1 course at Pinehurst to-day in
42, 42?84, with everything holed out,
in a match with John D. Chapman, of
Greenwich. A curious feature of Mrs.
Hurd's tine score was that she did not
have a single 3 to help keep down the
figures. Chapman finished in 78.
55 Harvard Fielders Out
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28.?Fifty
five men to-day answered the call of
Coach Slattery for candidates ?for field?
ing positions on the Harvard, baseball
team. Veterans of last year's nine who
reported included Captain Emmons,
Conlon, Lincoln, Hallock and Janin.
Angelo Defeats Tiplitz
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28. ?Billy
Angelo, of York, Pa., defeated Joe Tip?
litz, of Philadelphia, in eight hard
fought rounds here to-night. Angelo
was knocked down in the first. Jac'.i
Palmer, of Philadelphia, and Jimmy
Sullivan, of Brooklyn, fought a draw.
Pfeiffer Heads Armv Five
WEST POINT, N. Y., Feb. 28.?Cadet
ErneBt H. Pfeiffer, of Illinois, a mem?
ber of the third class at the Military
Academy, to-day was elected captain of
the Army basketball team for 1921-'22.
?r?ei?fer playa u guard position.
Two Stars Win
In First Round
At Florida Nets
Kumagae and Williams
Show Splendid Form and
Koiit Opponents Easily
By Frecl Hawthorne
PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 28.?The
; annual men's tournament for the cham
I pioTinhip of Florida began thia morning
; on the eight clay court? of the Palm
j Beach Tennis Club wifh twenty-seven
! players entered-in the singles, among
'them being Ichiya Kumagae. of Japan,
j the playing through champion, and
! Richard Nor?ts Williams ?d, of Boston,
: former national champion and Davis
Kumagae and Williams won, of
course, which is no more surprising
; than that the sun rose this morning
and set this evening, and both should
I keep right on winning up to the final
; round, when they are expected to thrill
| the big gallery by an exhibition of
?tennis that is not likely to be equaled
: until the big invitation tournaments up
- North get under way.
In the top half of the draw Kumagae
; won his. first round match fnom F. V,
?Jackson, 6 -2, 6.2, and although this
marked the first time that. Itchy had
I swung a racquet since last October, he
: indicated that by the time of the final
I round match he will be pretty close to
his midseason form,
Williams an Easy Winner
Williams, v.'ho has been playing in?
doors at Longwood this winter, racec
easily through his match with Georg?
Humphreys, tiie sets going at ? -2
j 6?0. It might have been more de?
cisive even than that Lad Dick caree
to ero after his points seriously. IL
contented himself with trying out hii
strokes, paying particular attention U
his backhand shot across the court.
Kumagae showed his lack of prac
tice by misjudging the ball severa
times in his match with Jackson, bu
his shots were distinguished by grea
paee, particularly on his foreham
drives. His volleying was surprisingl;
good. Jackson, a tall, brawny playe
proved to be no novice at the game
showing a very severe service an?
sound ground strokes.
Dr. William Rosenbaum, who cam'
over yesterday from the Baham;
Islands, where he was runner-up t
Manfred Goldman, of New York, oi
Saturday in the island championshi
tournament, went into the third roun?
by default to-day, having drawn a by
in the. first bracket.
Therefore "Doc" agreed to umpir
the match between Goldman and F. I
Homaris. Goldman won this in straigh
sets at 6 4, 6?2, going into to th
net frequently, where his clever vo!
leying proved too much for Roman?
who was a bit short of condition.
Prodigry Plays Well
j One of the matches that attracte
the biilliant gallery on the Poincian
balconies was that which brough
Ogden Phipps, the twelve-year-ol
prodigy, against 'Walter Waller jr.,
player of tournament experience. Wo!
1er won, at 6?4, 4?6, .3-?5 (default
after being outplayed by the two
headed marvel most of the way.
Young Phipps reluctantly agreed t
the default, when leading at 6?3 i
the last set, at the anxious request c
Mrs. Phipps, who feared the heat wa
too great for her little son, who ha
recently been suffering from an attac
Men's championship of Florida sing!?
(first round)?S. W. Merrihew defeat?:
Edwtn Torrey, 6?3, 3?G, 6?4; L. .1. M<
Cormiclt won from Gregory Byran by ?J?
fault; Ichiya Kumagae defeated K.
Jackson, 6?2, >>?_; W. Waller Jr. di
feated Ogden Phipps, 8?4. 4?6, 3?5. d?
fa.ult; Durand Smith defeated If. Carpel
ter, ?j?3, 3?6, 6?2: H. B. Chase defeatt
C. D. Klotz, 6?1, 6?1; H. W. Wilson wc
from A. L. Hoskins by default; G. ?
Slyer won from J. S. Phipps by defaul
H. Norrls Williams 2d defeated Ccon
Humphreys, 6?2. 6?0; R. B. Weedln d
feated Richard Curran jr., 6?.. 6?
Manfred Goldman defeated P. P. Homan
Second round?Dr. William Rosenbau
won from Malcolm Chase by defaul
Goldman won from John S. Nlcholl by d
fault: Jarvis Adams Jr. won from H. A
Hagaman by default; Merrihew won fro
H. W. V.'llson by default; .Smith defeati
' H. B, Chase, C ?1, 6 ?2.
Thirty Sprints a Day
To Mark Six-Day Rac
Thirty sprints will be on the dai
! program at the six-day race starting
j Madison Square Garden next Sundi
night. Ten sprints for points will 1
i put on in the afternoon and ten at
I a. m., instead of live. The usual t?
| sprints will be on the schedule
! 9 p. m.
The liner Rochambeau will arrive t
i morrow with seventeen of the forei)
I riders, including Broceo, Piani, Kau
! man, -Van Kempen, Berthe, Paris?
Van Bever, Leonard, Roilens, Miqu>
Degravo and Arets. The Cedric, wi
Rutt and Lorango on board, will arri
Yale Crew Coach Returns
Guy Nickalls, the Yale crew coach, s
rived yesterday from England on t
Carmania. Captain Steve Hord, of t
Yale crew was at the dock to meet hi
Nickalls went at once to the Yale Cl\
where he held a conference last nig
with Fred Allen, chairman of gradu?t
rowing committee, and several otl
members of the committee. He will
to New Haven to-day to take ?harge
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Victor in Play-Off
Of Filial for Gup
Special Correspondence of The Tri june
' ? ST. AUGUST1NK. Fla., Feb. 28. R.
Graham Biglow, of the W
of Stamford, Conn., won
?with William A. Knight, of this city,'
in the final round of
St. Augustine spring 'golf i ?
here to-day. His margin of - ctorj
the end of the eighteen holes w
up. On Friday last the pair stri .;.:
eighteen holes to a draw. }'
victory gives him a leg ? i thi
In the first cor,*e?t pla
superb golf on the outgi tug I
a lead of four holes at the twelfth?
hole, but then h? slipped badly, lost
four in succession and just managed
to come off all square. To-day it was*
Biglow who came from belli . -.
out. Two seasons ago Knigl
holder of the. state ama apio .
Knight got off in the
the first hole, bul Big
again at the
but lost the seventh and ? :
winning the ninth he made the turn
Coming in he forged ahead again by
two holes at the thirteenth but Biglow,
playing gamely and carefully, squared
matters at the fifteenth and von the
sixteenth also, which proved to be the
Biglow?Out ...5 4 4 5 4 6 6 4 4??U
In .446445454 -40?S3
Knight?nut ...4 5 5 5 4 ?j 5 4 11
Lyons Outpoints Nathan
In 69th Regiment King
John Lyons, of the Paulist Athletic
Club, and Robert Nathan, of the Clark
House Athletic Association, supplied
most cf the thrills at the t-.mateur box?
ing tournament of the 69th Regiment
in the armory last night. Lyons was
awarded the judges' decision after
three rounds of fast fighting.
IfO-pound class?.To? Refrgia
! second Street T. M. K. A., defeated Murr??
Leighton, Clark House A. A., three -
| judges ?incision.
115-pound class Prank Lav? I unat?
tached, defeated Dennis ?;.'? ? ?th Regi?
ment A. A., three rounds, judg? ? e? -'' ?
125-pound class ? John Lyons, Pa . -
C, defeated Robert Nathan, Clark Houss
! A. A., three rounds, ju Ig
135-pouini class?Theodore Si ill, unat?
tached, defeated Sam Getting i Cla -
I House A. A., three rounds, Ju Iges' decision.
Perpetuates Chapman"1-- Name*
CLEVELAND, Feb.. 28.?Mrs. Kath?
leen Marie Chapman, widow of Ray
Chapman, the Cleveland ball player
who died last summer after being hit
by a pitched ball during a game in
New York, gave birth to a baby giii
here last night. The baby has been
christened Rae Marie Chapman, in
memory of her father.
YOUNG MEN'S STYLES
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combined wiVk ike smar. appearance of
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