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EVENING- LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21v, ,1914.
DOOIN'S CLUB PLAYS ST. LOUIS HERE TODAY-MACKMEN EJNGAGE CLEVELAND NINE
AT WINNING CLIP
Won Eight Games Out of
Nine in Seven Days, Hav
ing Piled Up 50 Runs on
82 Base Hits.
The past week tins been one of al
most perfect prosperity In the rank
nf the Phillies, In I his time the Daisies
have played nine Raines on the home
grounds and have won eight of tliem.
Last Monday Afternoon the (limits
were hero for a double header and,
after tho local men had lost the open
Ins tilt, thev went after their pennant-rtspl-lni
opponents, completely batter
ing down their defense nnd winning out
easily, 10-G. That was the signal for
the bet riily sprint of tho year.
Thl victory o"r New York seemed
to out new life ."to the men nnd they
havo hen plnylng a b'nnd of bull from
that dato na, which, If kept tip for
three, weeks t one given period In the
season, would practically have cinched
the flag fo them provided of course
they had played fairly well nt other
Just what has happened to the l'hll
lies to wake them up 30 completely I
hard to say. livery one who has
watched the local National Leaguers
realizes that they hav tho latent
power. Tho trouble was that the recipe
for transforming their potential energy
lrto kinetic could not be discovered.
Tor the tune Iwlntr, at least, this trans
formation liaa taken place, but unfor
tunately the exact cause Is hard to as
certain. Possibly each man realized
simultaneously that he was not putting
his wVole ability Into the same. That
uou.d be sutllclcnt to explain their
splendid work of the past seven days.
Outside of the feeling of genernl sat
isfaction over the eight consecutive vie
. torles. local fans rejoice with drover
Alexander at his success. The Invinci
ble right-hander has brought his win
ning mark up to 2"i games, two of
which wore won In the past week.
Those IS winning shots (lied Into the
ranks of tho allied enemy give Alexan
der $1000, the bonus promised him by
the Philadelphia club If he would win
2i games for them during the season
Moro strongly than anything else do
the figures for tho week Indicate the
flying pace which the Phillies have been
setting. Last Monday morning tho
locals were In sixth place nnd were
exactly nine games behind the Cub's,
the club which nt that time stood In
fourth notch. Today the Phils are In
fifth place, but what is more Important
than this Is that they have cut down
their distance from the first division to
four and a half games, that is, they
have split tho lead of the fourth place
team in two In the course of a week.
The Cardinals, who have been replaced
In third position by the Cubs, are not
only just four and a half games ahead
ot he Phillies, but. judging by tlu
brand of ball put up by the contending
clubs here on Saturday, they are apt
to have their lead rut down to two and
a half games before departing.
This afternoon and tomorrow the
Phillies and Cardinals meet In their rlnal
contests of the year. Th games will
begin at 3 o'clock at the National League
Park. Should the locals continue their
pplendld playing of last week they will
have better than a fighting chance for
the first division, where on individual
merit they certainly should finish.
COLT RACES TO BE
AT NARBERTH TRACK
Horsemen of This Section
Will Enjoy Other Inter
esting Events of a Sweep
Roped Arena Notes
What looks to be nn nf the best union
shows of the season In M'helulel tonight ai
Harry Edwards' big Olympla c'luli. the star
session belru; between "Italian Jv" Ouns. of
New York, uml Frank I,ouKhrey. nf this city
Both Cans ami I.oushrey are boer of the
rtiBsed type. Spending more on their ability
to aellver a punch than 10 avoid one. Tloth
have been principals In numerous battles In
,?nila.dj!phli rings and each time one nf them
' started the fans had a Ms treat. Doth bnys
have their eyes turned chnmnlonshlpMfinJ nw
nnd hone to set In that dlvlnlnn In a short
time. In the semtuind-up johnny hratjse. :
South Philadelphia. goe against FrerMI
Kelly, that hard-hitting Tlogan, who last neek I
defeated Vouns Jack O'Bilen. Johnny Mayo,
of "Little Italy," nhne work is well lenoun '
to local fans. meetH Tount Fulton, of New
York, v.-ho has fought here several times. '
Henry Hauber, of Kalrmount. an Olympla
favorite, engages Keddy Halt, of the Seven- I
teenth Ward. In the second session and !
Jimmy Coster, of South Philadelphia, and
Johnny Nelson, of Kensington, will entertain ;
In the opening bout. 1
Marcus Williams has arranged a Great -hntv i
for tomorrow night, the main event etns a
l.attle l,n K. . Haker. of WUinlnc
tnn. and Charlie Collins, of Columbia. I'nlilnx
Is hot on ths trail of Leo Ilourk. r Lancaster, 1
and uamed tomorrow night's chance to irnvi '
that he Is worthy of a match with the up- I
State boy. In addition to the ulnd-up Marcus
will stage Young Fletcher and Young Wernert, '
Willie Kline and rat mine, junnny jmcun.
of the Tenth Ward, and Joe Smith, of the
' battleship Michigan, and i'ounj Jack Toland
anu Yours; Gannon.
Lew Bslley has pi'ked out a uood cart for
his patrons at the Tatars, A. C. Norrismnn.
nest Tuesday, in Johnny Miller and Eddie Mc.
Andrews, to Manayunk boys.
Eddie Camp!, who Is In own has been
offered another match with Kid Herman, of
New Orleans, In O;tobr.
Eddie flexolra has fallen Into th? bad bablt
et slapping with his left hand,
Jack Hanlon will epn the Olsmplc a. C. In
Pottsvllle, IM-. Tuesday. September ;i ilia
wind-up will he n rounds leuen Totnmv
O'Keefe. nf this lty. and Franki. Rurk. i,f
Wilkes-Harre. The boya ore to weigh in at
John MeDermott thinks so well of Charlie
Scully that he dees not bar any one, m IS
Freddy Kelly and Preddy Telle, of Boitoo.
are matched in the main ent at ihe Kenslns
fon A. C. next Friday night.
Lew Belgel and Preston Brown have the
place of honor on the flraodwajr'a card next
Al McCoy, the Dronklyn middliwtlgbf. who
so rudely checked the championship apiratlns
of George Chip, by sending him 10 dreamland
In one round, will box "50.oao" JacU jji
rarron in next Saturday- wind-up at the
National A. C.
Champion Kramer Beaten
NEWARK, Sept. 2l-Atre Goqllet
surprised a large crowd at the Velo
drome yesterday by defeating Frank J...
Kiamer. the American champion, in two
out of three heats of a one mile match
race. It was all the more surprising in
that Kramer took the first heat, riding
around Goullet. Then he perceptibly
weakened and was clearly outridden by
Nhe Australian in the second and third
heats, which weru In rather slow time.
Two Soccer Meetings This Week
Two soccer league meetings are sched
uled for this week. The first of these
Mill take place tomorrow night, when
the Uplted League magnates will con
vene. Thursda will brlwj together the
ellaerlcau League moguls.
Sporting men who follow horses will
be given a trvat Wednesday nfternoon
1 nn tho track nt Relmont Driving Park,
I Vnetirrtl, tvlmti frtiit atvrnatrltte nntpnta
will be held for a string of colts that
arc known throughout the trotting world
for their records nnd speed.
In the past It hns been contended by
horse owners that colt rnces nre gen
orally disappointing, owing to the fnct
that ntio or two outclass the field. Hut
this will not likely be the case when
the sporting sweepstakes for two-year-old
trotters Is hold. Then colts will score
to the wire nnd contest for a Rpeclal
ttophy and KM. The best two of three
heats will decide the race, and, tnklng
the records of tho promised starters. In
dications point to a red-hot content all
Senator .Innies P. McNlchol's filly, Jac
nuclln P., by Peter tho Clrent, will stmt
ns the favorite, having passed under tho
wire In 2.161,. Sllkohel, bay i-olt, by
Slllko, owned by Thomas Collins, ap
pears, by Its record of S.-l'i. to be sec
ond choice. Ida .May V., black filly, by
Cnzonnt. from the string of J. 1 Murphy,
has a record of 2.W1 and Is a strong
bidder for the blue ribbon.
The Nnrberth Sweepstake has six en
tiles, which will bring together the best
three-year-old trotters In this vicinity.
The Junior Sweepstnko will Imve six
Mtnrters. All the horses have good rec
ords, and a spirited race will lesult.
In the Zomhro Sweepstake n Held of
six will face the starter. This contest
will bring together tor the tlrst time in
this country a string of four-year-olds,
all the get of the stallion Zombro, 2.11.
son of McKlnney. 2.111. This contest will
be under the conditions of tlnee one-mile
heats, every hent a race.
Al Saunders, manager of the meet, an
nounces tho races will start at 1:."0 p. m.
THE PrtlNCIPAI. nXTRlKS.
Narbrth SMccpstnhe, n-year-nld trotters .1
In . heats- l.tzzle Dmall. iy l'rtr the Great,
.T. L. Murphv. Mlllfnrd. Pa.; lllsh Horn Lady,
br. f.. by The Northern .Man. n. C. Ouinn.
Philadelphia llollyrood Evelyn, br. f.. by
lllncarn. .1 I.. UmlRe. Lexlnitnn. Ky. : Uur
ton Hale br h.. by Senator Hale. Paul Con
nelly, PMladelphl.i; Aileen Baron, b. f., by
I'cfr tho Ore:i'. J. Klecktier. i"ynwd. Pa.;
Dnck Etta, ch. !.. by Dry Uock. I). Arnistrons,
Plnceas Anne. Jld.
Champion Znmbro 5'peepstake. 4-ycar-old
trctt'Ts. thrc-tnlli' l.eatM. eery heat a racn
ZolHjdali. b. f.. t,y Zombro-EvlranBc. J. Kle'k
ner Cynwyd, Pa.; Mary Warren, b. f., by
nmbro-Ttosa-llonheur, Dr. E. Weber. Norrls
tnwn: Tlie Kombrn lidv. b. f.. by Zombro-The
Leading l.ady, A. D. Coxe. Panll. Pa.; Ilolty
rnod Francis, b. f.. by SSombro-Hlster Francis.
.1. L. Dodce. 1'xlnKton. Ky : Znmbro Rex.
b. s . by Zombro-Amcrlcan Mcll. F. Wildman,
Narrlstnwn Pn. : Jnkrr P. .nmbro. h. .1.. by
Znmbrc-Joker Dillon, n. Masland. Philadelphia.
The Junior SJweep!tnIte. "-vcur-oM trotters,
two in thiee heats Colonel Yorke. blk. c. by
Walnut UtII. c. N. Payne. Wlltnlnaton: Flor
ence White, b. f., by Cnlnrado E. Thomas
Whltn. Jr. Philadelphia: The Colorado L. b.
c. by Colorado E.. A. it. Cnyo I'aoll. Pa.:
Mt.iun, b. .. by Slllko. F. E. Maslan. Phlla-
lelplila: Admiral Bin. b. c, by ltlnrolo. (J.
ft. Snedeker. KJrkwnod. Del.. Klnwond tlretrnr.
b. c. by Jav Mclirecor, Dr. E. 'Z. Weber.
The ?portlns Pwoepstnke U-year-oId trotter,
best two In three heats. SPW"! to tv Inner -ssilknbel.
b. c, hv Sllko. Thomas Collins. Oer
mantown: M.i May. w. f. b . by Cazeaux. J.
I.. Murphy Mlllfnrd MUK Pa.. Cnlnrells. b. f..
by Colorado. B.. A. B Coxe. T'aoll. Pi.:
Jnn-J"llne b f.. by Peter the 'treat. James
P. M.-Nlehnl. PhlUtlelphla: Doctor Hale, b c.
bv Penator Hole J. U Butt. Gettysburg, Pa.:
Knllvrod Constant b. c. bv General Watts.
J. L T'" Ice Lextnztnn. Ky.
ExilbPion to beat teonrils The Lalv Dll.
b. f.. !v Del Cnronado. A. B. Cce to beat
U 211-1 T-ittln::. Prlneld.i, r. '. h McKlnney.
A. r coxe. to bnt 2"0', trntitne. I.aehato,
h. f.. In I'oehato W. U. Huttcnlock Mlll'nrd.
Vn to Ve.tt '.'.I.'i rnelnc. Ueut'nm Dewey.
b s b A'lmlnl Dewc. D larv. West
chert-r. : l"'it 2.2 tn.ttlne Cni irado Buth
b. f.. h lorado E. D. Lear. West Chester.
10 1 eit 2.o't, pieinc.
GOLF TITLE AMONG
JUNIORS AT STAKE
AT MERION C. CLUB
Event of Importance Today
to Usher in Week of Sport,
Strenuous Bit of Work
Was Had Last Week.
Last week was one of tho most Btrentt
oils of the season from a golfing point of
view, tho open championship of Philadel
phia at the Whltemarsii Valloy Country
Club and the Invitation tournament of
the Philadelphia Cricket Club at St. Mar
tin's providing some splendid sport. The
open championship brought out the best
field In tho history of the event, although
as usual very few amateurs competed.
The success of the tournament was un
iloubtcdiy due to the fnct that play was
extended to T2 holes Instead of 36, as In
previous years, nnd that the prl7.e money
amounted to tiOO. Tom McNamnrn, of
Boston, gained a very popular vlctoi v
with a fine score of 302 strokes for the 72
holes. Not a single local professional
malingcd to get In the money, ulthoilgh
Jack Campbell, of Old York road, led the
field at the end of the first day's piny.
The qualifying round of the Invitation
i',.nnmo.nt of tlu' olf Association of
I hlladtlphla for the Junior championship
of Philadelphia v. Ill ho played at the .Mor
on Cricket Club today. On nceoltnt of
the opening of the schools It has been
deemed neceisary to change the sched-
u.o somewnnt. it was originally In
tended to play the qualifying round this
FORM YACHT CLUB
Mt. Koyftl Advocates of the Sport
For less than a year Charles V.
Glaser, secretary of the Itegntta Com
mittee of the Ocean City Yacht Club of
Ocean City, N. J., and former commo
dore of tho Pennsylvania Yacht Club,
has been working like, a Trojan to get
tho men who reside In the town of Mt,
rtoynl and elsewhere Inteiested In yacht
ing. Some had heard of tlio former com
modore and listened, The word got
around and on Saturday the first race
of the club was held from Mt. Ttoyal to
Paulsboro and return, a distance of eight
mllcnj nine boats started and their times
were taken. Yesterday the final contest
was held and the nine boats went over
the course In times ranging from 44
to 63 minutes. On Saturday night nftcr
a dinner, the enthusiasts were called to
gether nnd the Mt. rtoyal Yacht Club
formed. Thirty-four men were enrolled
and then the ofTlcers of tho club were
elected. William J. Eeattle, who has the
biggest cruiser on the river nnd Is tho
most popular fellow, was chosen commo
dore. The vice commodorcshlp was tilled
by Hnrr Morgan and honors of rear com
modore by John Smith. The secretnry Is
Gedrge W. Flavell and the treasurer Is
Philip Meyers. Charles V. Olaser was
elected chairman of the Regatta Com
mittee and the representative to the in
nual meeting of the American Fowor
IJoat Association. A board of directors of
five members was elected. The clubs will
make application for membership In the
Delaware rtlver Yacht Ilaclng Associa
tion and the American Power Boat Association.
FOR GOOD FOOTBALL
TEAM AT LAFAYETTE
Coach Crowell, Formerly
of West Philadelphia High
School, Plans' Big Things
for His Proteges.
TO BUILD NEW SPEED BOAT
Owner of Rulnod Ankle Deep Plans
NKW TORK. Sept. 21. Count Caslmlr
Mankowskl, whoso motor yncht Ankle
Deep was selously damaged by Are while
raring for the Cold Challenge Cup, te
to have another high speed boat, which
he hopes will attain n speed of 60 miles
an hour. The old hull was Injured too
EASTON, Pa., Sept. 21,-Nothln Is left
undone by Coach Crowell, formerly of
the West Philadelphia High School, to
make tho Lafayette Collego football team
one of tho leading squals In the country
this year. Eight of the old varsity men
nre back, and soma of the now candidates
nro showing up remarkably trell. The
first game will be next Saturday with
The following schedule has beon ar
ranged by Manager Collins:
September 2G Dolawaro State at Easton.
October 3 Urslnus at Easton.
October 10 University of Pennsylvania
October 17 Princeton at Princeton.
October 24. VlUanova at Eaaton.
October 31 Ponn State at Easton.
November 7 Muhlenburg at Easton.
November 14 Albright at' Easton,
November 21 Ixihlgh at Easton.
November 2t5 Dickinson nt Easton.
SPORT IS PROMISED
DURING THE SEASON
W 0 r k in g Agreement Be
tween Eastern League and
New York State Organiza
tions Will Help.
Basketball follower nre assured of
better sport both In this city nnd State
nnd New Tork, as the managers of the
glac clubs of the Eastern League nnd
the leaders of the olubs of the New
Tork State League have formed a Na
tional Commission. The commission
came aa the direct result of the New
York State League having lta players
signed by Eastern League mngnatos
and by the Jumping of contracts. Both
leagues signed an agreement yesterday
In New York.
After a short discussion It was de
cided to play a world's s'erles between
the winners of both leagues, provided
RIVALS IN DETROIT
Mackmen Have Pennant
Virtually Won Red Sox
Gained One Full Game on
Leaders Last Week.
CLEVELAND, O., Sept. 11, "While the
National League race Is being waged so
fiercely In the Bast the Athletics nre do
Ing little more than playing out the sched
lite. While It Is still mathematically po.
Bible for tho mod Sox to overtake ths
Maokmen, tho games of the American
League nro Hot being played on a, cray.
oned btaokhoard, hut on, tho diamond, and
thore tho champions nro supreme. Th
series which began hero yesterday r
suited In a. victory for Connie Mack's
team, and despite the fact that the lied
Sox took a double-header from Detroit
the world-boaters do not In the feast fear
that their present lend will be materially
tho managers and players feel ho In- cut down before the close of the season,
morning, but In order to clve thn wim 1 .1. ...'u CTnin,i hut h mninn mot,
nttn-,,1 o.h.l -- :.";.. : ... ' mum " "r '". ""- " "".
........ iiuui nn opportunity to qunliry
P ay will continue nil day. The match
play rounds will also take plaoe In the
afternoons Instead of In the mornings.
The tournament should be a highly suc
cessful one. The young plnycrs of this
city are at last making their presence
felt In competitions. Clement B. Web-?.,.pr.Jr-:
Gorman II. Maxuell. L. M.
Washburn. P. L. Corson, C. D. B. Town
send and M. M. Jack, nil of whom, we
believe, nro eligible, have alreadv mnde
a name for themselves, and It will cause
no surprise nt all If some remarkably
good scores are turned In.
The annual tournament for the Derthol
lvn Cup, presented by Caleb F. Fox,
will be competed for at tho Huntingdon
A alley Country Club this week. The
quniiiymg rounu win be played tomorrow,
and the match play rounds on Wednes
day, Thursday, Friday and Saturdav. It
bo rebuilt. It Is probable, though, that
the Count will sell tho old motors and
have two new Sterling motors Installed
In his new boat.
It will be nbout JS feet long, nnd will
be driven by two motors of high power,
turning up about 1S00 revolutions a min
ute, and these two motors will engage
one shaft and drive one propeller. The
new boat Is to be hullt this winter and
will be rendy for racing early next spring.
Paschnll Team Out for Title
The Paschall Club football team has
decided to meet all comors this fall in
order to have a chance to claim the
championship of the city. They expect
to nrrangc games with Vlncomc, Vlctrlx,
Frankford, Aberdeen, Conshonocken.
Wlldwood, Holmesburg nnd the Union
,-,,.. U . nl,nAnlvt1lA T. tl.ln .... u
Is prohable that mnny of the women who ' elimination contest will bo In progress
competed In the national championship
hi .mihwu win ne on nnnd, and the
competition for the coveted trophy should
be exceptionally keen. Tomorrow, In ad
dition to tho qualifying round, there
will bo a driving competition nnd a put
ting nnd approaching competition, while
on Filday there will be a mixed foursome.
among the first-class amateur teams.
Harrlsburg Wins Series
ELM1P.A, N. Y.. Sept. 21 Crulckshank's
double with first and second occupied In
the ninth won the final and deciding
game of tho series here yesterday, Har
rlsburg defeating Elmtra, 6 to 6.
DICKINSON SQUAD OUT
Eleven at Carlisle Ready for Opening
CARLISLE, Pa., Sept, 21. Coach Har
rington Is back and will put tho Dick
inson squad through a stiff practice to
day. A first team nnd scrub team will bo
picked today. A blackboard talk will be
given tonight. Stiff scrimmages arc
planned by the coach for tills week In
preparation for tho first gamo Saturday
with Western Maryland College on Bld
The manager has arranged a very fins
schedule. Four games will be played at
home and six away. The season opens
with Western Maryland and closes
Thanksgiving Day with the big gamo
with Lafayette at Easton.
The schedule is as follows:
September 2S Western Maryland, at
October 3 Washington and Jefferson, at
October 10 Albright, at Carlisle.
October 17 Gettysburg, nt Gettysburg,
October 24 Franklin and Marshall, at
October 31 University of Pittsburgh, at
November 7 West Virginia Wesleyon,
nt nuckhanon. W, Va.
November 11 Catholic University, at
November 21 Indians, at Carlisle.
November 24 Lafayette, at Easton, Pa,
GRIDIRON NEWS GLEANED FROM LEADING COLLEGE CAMPS
By EDWARD R. BUSHNELL
The Carlisle Indians ushered in the 1914
football season on Saturday In their usual
vigorous manner when they beat Albright
College by the score of 30 to 0. After hav
ing had nearly two weeks of cool, bracing
weather for their preliminary practice
they had to endure a hot, sultry after
noon for their first game, condition
which were most unsatisfactory for good
football. The Indians' score was five
points less than they made against this
Itame team Inst year, hut the Hodmen
fumbled away nn opportunity for another
touchdown. When those facts are con
sidered, toaether with the statement that
the visitors had as much weight as the
Indians, we know nt least thai th Indians
are no wenker than they were last yenr.
The coniiiK ek will sen the first foot
bnll games by all the members of the
old Yule centre. But Itutgers also hod
good material, and since Sanford is at
New Brunswick once moro Rutgers will
bo disappointed not to hold Trlnceton to
a close score again.
Dartmouth found the Massachusetts
Agricultural College an unusually active
antagonist last year nnu was able to
win by a score of only 13 to 3. Dart
mouth opens with the same eleven on
Saturdny. and the wearers of the Green
hope to roll up a more respectable score.
They ought to do It. too, because their
wonderful backfleld of last year Is In
tact nnd they have had the advantage
of more than three weeks of practice.
Because of the prominent place Dart
mouth holds on Pennsylvania's schedule
this year the Quakers will wtch their
games by all the members of the 1 ,, ,, ,h , !,!, ,,,. ,.,.
"Big Six." All look to have fairly eaiy Pr!inl. e.vnnni, the nld n-,rt. "nn
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IirnnMtn, l; f Inrlntintl. II.
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Iliiitnn. 0; rittalillrcli. 3.
New Vnrk. ,"Si t'hipiiKo, 4.
Nn (, iimr Sutidar.
t. J. mil. ut Philadelphia.
Chirutrn nt SVtv York.
I'ittsliurch at Huston.
Cincinnati at nrnoklyn.
M. l.uuN hi Philadelphia.
t'tlinii'ik lit NVw Vnrk.
I'ltttlillrcli at l!n.ton.
Cincinnati 11 1 llronM.rn.
v r. pi- t 1, pc
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Wafchlntrten. 3; Cliirarn, 1.
Chicago. St Wathlnctnn, 3.
rtnMon, 1(1 : Tleirnlt. 3.
liDKion. 7i Detroit, 3 (1 rramf),
St. LnuU. 3 1 New York, J.
Ilflrnlt, 4i .Ulilrtlrio. 3.
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IVathlnslnn, I: -I. I.oiiU, I.
t. l.nuU. 3; Wathhietnn. '! (2d same).
AthlHlr nt fleielnnd.
Mn-hincliin at Chlenfrn.
Netv Vnrk nt St. f.niiln.
llutton nt Detroit.
AthJftlr nt ' levi-lanil.
Wni-lilnutini in Cliliarn.
m-m mrli ill M. I.011U.
H..-I1.11 at Detroit,
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tblrtlr.. 9u 18 .BVJi-tilragn M T4 40
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rhlravo. 1; Ilalllmure, 0.
I'lUilmrg'li. 10; 81. f.ouN, 3.
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t'ruildeme. 3: llalllmorr, I.
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opponents for the first games, though
Cornell men are living in some trepldntlon
over the outcome of Saturday s gam.
i with the University of Pittsburgh. Cor
nell will hav a warming-up tor this con
test by playing L'mlntis on Wednesday,
their only mid-week game of tho 1D14 sea.
son. Last year Pittsburgh beat Cornell
by tho score of :"-". this game being the
slNlh on the Cornell schedule.
A year ago Cornell opened with I'r
slnus and beat the men from College
vllle. Pa., by the rcore of 41-0, and
there Is apparently nr. reason why Cor
nell shouldn't score a similarly east
victory this year. But tho game with
Pittsburgh threatens to be a contest of
another character. Cornell blames most
'if Pittsburgh's 20 points last vear
rpon the prowess of ex-Captain Wag
ner a man who was fit for an end posi
tion on any all-American team. Pitts
burgh hns just ns good a team this year,
although Cornell ought to be even
stronger for this initial game than In
1!)13. Pittsburgh Is Mill being coached
by Joe Duff, the old Princeton and all
American guard, and his friends say
he has lost none of his cunning. Like
wise Pittsburgh has the advantage of
an early start, and although Cornell
has done more preliminary work this
vear than usual, the Ithacans will find
Pittsburgh a tough proposition.
!If last year's score could be taken as
s. criterion the game between Tale and
Maine should be a near championship
i affair, because the Maine eleven lant
1 jear had the distinction of holding Tale
to a 0-0 tie. But it should be said that
Vale played an in and out game last
fall and the brand of football displayed
, against Maine Indicated a slump more
I than unusual strength on Maine's part
The Ells are never humiliated at the
hands of a small college twice In suc
cession, and the chances are that they
will etrlve for a decisive victory nt
It Is a notable fact that Tale does not
nnen the season this year with Wesleyan,
I which from time immemorial has been the
Klls' initial opponent. Bu this year the
' Mlddletown collegians decided that the
Yale game, particularly this early, did
1 them more harm than good, because they
i never had a chance to win and had to
enduro a good deal of battering Just to
affurd practice for Vale, Some other
small colleges have awakeped to this
truth, and all the big universities have
had more dlfflculty this year In jched
ullng minor colleges of sufficient strength
for the preliminary game.
Harvard, Princeton. Dartmouth and
Pennsylvania all have what ought to lie
easy games. Harvard plays Bates, a
team which the Crimson beat last year
rather easily by the score of 1J to 0. In
asmuch as Harvard lias a veteran team
the chances are that the Crimson can
roll up a score of whatever magnitude It
desires, though Bates has been known to
The Rutgers eleven, which had the hon
or of drawing first blood on the Prince
ton Tigers last year, when the score was
It to 3 in Princeton's favor, plays In
Tlgertown on Saturday. Much of Itut
gers' ISIS strength was due to the posses-
Dr. Carl Williams pronounces to he one
of the best In the country.
The game on Franklin Field will be
the tlrst of the season, not only for
Pennsylvania, but for Gettysburg ns well.
Last year Penn beat the men from the
famous battlefield by the score of .13
to 0. There will be a goodly number of
experiments in the Quaker eleven this
year, and for that reason It need not
be expected that Saturday's score will
equal the 1913 figures. Gettysburg has
the same coach as last year, the man
In charge being Mnuthe, the old Penn
State fullback. If Mauthe has the ma
terial and can develop It to play ns well
as he played himself ..-itysburg would
be much feared, for Mauthe was one of
the best fullbacks that ever stepped on
There will be a lot of speculation all
this week to learn what men Head Coach
Brooke will pick for his initial line-up.
Probably Brooke himself won't Know un
til the day boforo the game. The sifting
process Is still going on, and the merits
and demerits of every player are being
carefully analyzed not, only by Brooke,
hut by his assistants. But the chances
are that the first eleven men to line up
tat Pennsylvania will be last year's reg
ulars or substitutes as far as that Is
possible. There are some new men who
in practice promise to be much better
than the 1913 regulars, but for the most
part they will not get Into the rfny until
the game Is well under way,
The QuaJter coaches have reason to feel
well pleased with the results of their
first week's work, for they have accom
plished more than any one. thought pos
sible n so short a time. N'ot only have
they taught the rudiments of the game
fairly well to a big squad of candidates,
but they have carefully studied and tested
the merits nf all the men and sorted them
out until they have gotten all the can
didates working for the positions for
which they seem best fitted.
From tnckle to tackle Pennsylvania has
available a line which will average close
to SIX) pounds per man. As far as weight
and strength are concerned, the men re
ferred to are about all that could be de
sired. But these qualifications are only
about one-half of what will be required.
In addition to weight an dstrength. they
must display speed and football sense.
Some of Hie men who now look big
enough and strong enough to push a
house over may have to be discarded
yet for men weighing SO or 40 pounds less,
because modern football requires men of
speed and cleverness. About all that can
be said of most o fthls quad of linemen
U that they are making progress. It Is
Impossible to be much more specific now.
An odd situation exists as far ns the
ends and backs are concerned. The qual
ities necessary to play on the ends or in
the backfleld are much the same. Ever
since the practice opened the coaches
have been In doubt concerning some of
the men. whether they would be better
on the ends or In the back field At any
time they might be shifted back and
forth, and It is to be hoped that when
these shifts are made they will be made
with the same intuition or luck as when
Roy Mercer first camo out for football.
When he arrived the coaches resolved to
make an end out of him. but a train of
back field Injuries made It necessary to
put him In the back field. He almost In-
fair end was converted Into a scintillat
How the ends and backs will be played
this year will depend upon the way the
candidates develop. With an oversupply
of capable back tho surplus can be used
as end candidates and vice versa.
Enough was shown In Saturday's first
scrimmage to strengthen tho Impression
created by their work all week that Got
wals and Matthews, who played half
back and fullback on last year's fresh
man team, can only be kept off the team
by the nppenrance of some unusually
high-class backs. Ootwals, while a
student at the Central High School, was
a man of great speed and cleverness. He
Is faster and stronger than over now
and ought to be a splendid back. Roy
Mercer, who coached tho freshman eleven
Inst year, declared thnt Matthews, who
captained and played fullback on this
tenm, was one of the best freshman
backs he had ever seen. Matthews
weighs about 190 pounds, but he seems
to be the fastest man for his weight on
The Penn coaches are still working on
the problem of quarterback. Irwin,
Bnllou and Merrill are the favorites now,
but It Is a toss up which one will be the
final selection. Tho coaches are giving
Irwin every chance In the world to make
good. Bnllou has had the most experi
ence of tho three and may develop Into
the best man when the critical games
With the return today of Avery and
Bolger, Inst year's halfbacks, the list of
varsity candidates at Pennsylvania is com
pleted. These men wilt be a strong addi
tion to the squad. Avery, while a little
Inconsistent Inst year, showed great stuff
at times. With the advantage of his
year of experience he should be more de
pendable this year. His speed aid de
fensive strength may cause him to be
tried out at end.
Bulger was in poor physical condition
last year, liut at that showed good prom
ise. He Is also a punter of no mean abll
Ity as well as a drop kicker.
While last weok was spent chiefly In
conditioning work, the really heavy prac
tice will start this week, with plenty of
scrimmage and tackling drill. The num
ber of men out for each position arouses
some bitter scrimmages.
No very good line on the make-up of
the team can be gained yet. It Is all de
pendent upon the men under fire. A man
may be whirlwind in signal practice but
yet lack the stuff In scrimmage.
The scruhs under Coach Harold Gas
ton have been developing Into a unified
team and may be expected to put up their
usual scrappy game. In Berry, who Is
Ineligible for varsity, Gaston will have
a valuable man. He kicks them a mile
nnd Is a streak with the ball, be
sides being a wonderful field general. He
Is also a good track man, having several
times done the half Inside two minutes.
PRIXCETO.V, NJ., Sept. 31.The
Princeton football squad will get down
to real work today In preparation for the
opening game of the season. All the
efforts of the coaches are concentrated
on developing the open style of play, by
which they hope to defeat Harvard and
Yale this year. Coaches Herring, Pen
field and Ames are Arm believers In this
style of play, and It will be continued
next year, even though the Tigers lose
their big game's this fall.
ANN ARBOR, Mich.. Sept. Sl.-Cha.rlle
Barton, veteran end, sustained a broken
nose In scrimmage Saturday, an examina
tion disclosed last night. The Kentucklan
will be out of rough work for a week or
two. but will practice as usual. Mead i
Is the other cripple, the Hoosler injuring
an ankle broken last fall. He is on a
cane for several days. Yost Intimated to- I
day that scrimmage twice a day would be I
the rule for this week If the weather ,
abated somewnat. une prospects iook a
Jump todav when Jack Benton, substitute
varsity fullback last fall, reported for
ctlned. The schedule will bo arranged
by the two presidents, namely, William
Jacob Schcffcr, of the Eastern League.
and A. Stack, of the New York State
League Another agreement was that
any club of either league violating nny
part of the agreement would be fined
J100, which will go to the league not
There was so mo little dlsousslon over
tho plnycrs who havo been signed by
the Eastern League clubs. New York
agroed to lot Reading retain Bogglo,
who formerly played a forward posi
tion on tho Glovorvlllo five. Frnnkel,
who had been released by a club from
New York and signed by Trenton, was
allowed to remnln with the Bengals,
who In return turned back Clinton and
Henschelf to tho New York League.
Roy Steile, who jumped to tho Cam
den team, was allowed to remain In the
Eastern organization. Sedran, who had
signed with Greystock and who was on
the reserve list of the Utlca five, will
he allowed until September SO by the
commission to decide with which team
he will piny. Orlmsteod, of Utlca, and
signed by Reading, will also be allowed
to decide by lotter on September 26.
Sugerman, who was signed by Grey
stock, was the cause of a wordy tilt
The Cohoes decided that If Sugerman
wanted to enter tho Dental School of
the University of Pennsylvania they
would not waive a claim, but If ho did
not. enter college would demand his
One week ago tho Athletics were leading
tho Doston club seven arul a half games,
while today they are leading: by six and
a half. Tho loss of one gnme in the
"won" nnd "lost" column, however. Is loo
small an Item to even be considered dan.
gerous, according to the way the White
Elephant players feel about tie matter.
Tho American League clubs In the West
are dated to, meet the same opponents
this afternoon that they played yester
day. Tho Athletics will put their time In,
todayglvlng the Naps an exhibition of
tho pastime, while their rivals, the R4
Sox, will again endeavor to beat the
If there Is any one wlio thinks that th
mighty Bender Is going back they should
linve scon him yesterday working against
Uie Clovelandors. His control, speed and
curves wero of that same disconcerting
typo that broke tho hearts of thousands
of New York followers last fall. It Is,
theroforc, more than reasonable to sup
pose that when tho batteries nre an
nounced for the first world's serloB game
of 1D1I Connie Mack will pass over to thn
umpire a slip of paper with tho names of
Bender and Schang written thereon, to
oppose James and Gowdy, or Mathewsoa
PERSONAL TOUCHES IN SPORT
When Smith or Green or Brown or
Jones piles up a oouplo hundred bones
by good hard work an' pluck, Bomo
neighbor's always on the Job to wield a
hammer on his knob an' talk about his
luck. But Smith or Grcon or Brown or
Jones can keep his couple hundred bones
an' let the neighbor spout. It's Just that
way with Will toy Doak. His knockers
knock until they choke, but Whltey still
Bill doesn't always last nine frames,
but what's tho cliff? He wins his games.
He's pushed the Cards up top. He pitches
airtight long enough to let his pals put on
the stuff make runs enough to cop. When
Hugglns has to derrick Bill a rescue man
enn take tho hill with one swell working
lead. However Whltoy dors the trick, he
does It. It's results that stick. It's plants
that count, not seed.
Bill's bush league was the O. & P.,
which busted 'fore on-nlne-one-threo. He
played with Akron's gang. He tried out
onco a weok or so with Cincy's Rods.
They let him go. Then Hugglns' siren
sank. Last year Bill pitched a couple
time, but didn't Jangle any chimes or
even ring tho bell. Look at him now,
though. Sufferln' ham! He sure makes
good that epigram: "One novor quite can
tell," Copyrighted by A. M. Corrlgan.
The following contributed bit of poetry
was handed In by H. C. B., nnd Is right
timely, so hero goes:
While the Glanla and tho Braves are
fighting It out,
The "A's" have the pennant, of that
there's no doubt.
And whoever they meot, we expect some
But theres no telling what those Braves
may pull off;
For If they win the flag In the National
They're a new combination and look
But whoever plays In the series to come.
To beat Connie Mack, they will have to
They're off again today In the scramblo
Into the stretch for the Nntlonal League
pennant and a slice of the world's series
swag. With only 15 moro playing days
left nnd 19 games to play, tho Giants
face the task of their lives to shako
the Braves from their threo-game lead.
If Stalllngs continues to hold his men
to the pace they have shown since July 6,
tho Giants can't afford to lose a single
one of the remaining battles. The Braves
have 20 more games to play and show no
signs of letting up from the .776 gait
cut out for themselves when they started
their wonderful dash for the top. It Is
not likely the Braves will slow down to
a .500 clip, out, getting down to the "Ifs"
of tho matter, If they should win only
ten of their remaining !0 games, the
Giants must win 13 out of their remaining
19 to win. Should Boston win 12 of tho
remaining 20 and lose eight, the Ulants
have stiff work ahead, as then they must
return the winner In IB of their loiiialiilng
games, dropping only four. Fourteen vic
tories for tho Braves will mern that the
Giants must stack up 19.
Here's the answer as to why Hie Ath
letics persist In leading the American
League: For this season they head tho
league In club hatting, Melding, saeri
flee hitting, base running and rims.
The annual meeting of the Middle At
lantlo Association of the Amateur Ath
letic Union at the Enulneers' Cluh tonight
bids fair to be a very mild occasion coin
pared with sessions of the past. So far
as can be learned there is no opposition
In the field for the chief ofllcos. Presi
dent Pawling will likely be re-elected,
while our old friend, Pete Carney. Is mure
than likely to again fill the handlcapper's
A story from Cleveland. Ohio, indicates
that very nearly the entire populaco was
on hand to witness an amateur baseball
game yesterday. Tho itom contained tho
Information that S3.753 persons wero In tho
Natural Ampltheatrc stands In Brookslda
Park. Such tremendous crowd reports
havo been received from England where
soccer fnns have gathered above the 100,
000 mark but not In this country at a ball
game. If the figures nro correct It Is
very likely a new amateur attendance
record has been created.
Tho agreement of tho Now York State
Basketball League and tho Eastern
League should be about the best bit of
news received by tho advocntes for many
days. Surely such a working agreement
will bo beneficial not only to players but
to club managers as well,
Havre de Graco race course will be
opened today for Its fnll race meet and
Philadelphia sportsmen will enjoy the
running. A number of the local follow
ers of tho ponies have gone to the Mary
Tho Olencoe Athletic Club officials, of
New York, certainly hnd the right Idea
In mind when they decided to stage u set
of relay games, closed to smaller clubi
of tho city. Such a plan should be of
great value In uncovering athletic stars,
many of whom would never otherwise ap
pear because they were timid. By promot
ing closed races, In a sense, a world of
good will result.
A local golf official is of the opinion
thnt Intending competitors In tournament
are not punotual enough when It comes
to mailing entries. Last-minute rushes
make it hard on officials. Why wait?
Abo Atloll, once peer of them all In
the ring, Is by no means an old man, as
might be supposed. The "foxy onn" Is
going tft try and regain his lost laurels in
a bnttlo with Johnny Kllbane, world's
feathervelght champion, at Vernon, Cat..
October IB, Since he lost tho chnmplou
ship Atloll has never displayed any of
those wonderful powers that netted him
tho tltlo, and It does not seem at all pos
sible for him to regain the laurels now.
Stranger things, thftugh, have happened.
Late war dispatch; "London The Ger
mans have been hammering for hours
on the Allies' centiw without effect. Thev
have nlso tried (tie wings without suc
cess." That Is well enough, but It must ha
remembered that when the Teutons were
In tho Vosges Mountains they worked
the "flrward passes" to perfection.
John McGraw In recent luteniews
stated that the position of the Giants
In the race was due to the Jealousy
of tlio opposing managers, who nlwajs
saved their best pitchers to work agilnst
his men. But In his signed syndicate
nitlrle ho states that the players them
selves are responsible for being In sec
ond Instead of first place. Which goes
to show that It all depends on wlm i
writing one's material.
slon of a board of three coaches, chief of i stantly became a star In his new position
whom was George Foster Sanford, the and by this accidental substitution a
OLYMPIA A. A. SS- &&,.
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HAVRE DE GRACE
September 21st to 30th
SO. 1 OC Round Special
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hv. Fhlla. CMth & Cheftnut tn.) 1 p. M.
ymrninjj aiier in races
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2a OF SEPT. 3)
O TO OCT, C
Horse & Hound Show
September 21 to 26, inclusive
Polo Grounds, 6ryn Mawr, Pa.
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