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EVENING LEDGEK-iniLADELPIIX TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1017
10 EVENING LEPfi ER-PniLAPELPni A, TUESDAY, JANUARY j, mxi . . , ,
PENN TEAM WAS NOT PHYSICALLY FIT FOE BATTLE WITH TBAMOONLIBBR
SOMEBODY IS ALWAYS TAKING TOE JOY OUT OF LIFE
BEST ELEVEN WON,
Oregon's Forward Passes
Worked Unexpectedly and
Penn Died Fighting
QUAKERS FOUGHT HARD
OREGON DESERVES CREDIT FOR '
CLEAN-CUT VICTORY OVER PENN,
BUT CONDITION DECIDED GAME
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LM-CR- IT APPECTtO
Crumbling: of Red and Blue Line and Lack
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Power in Backf ield in Second Half Were
"DY ALL tho laws of good sportsmanship wo should be extentllns con8rattilnllon3
JJ to tho University of Oregon football eleven for lis fnirprlnlng anil clonn-cut
victory over Bob I'olwell's rctm team. Wo do eotiRrattilnto orCRon for ita
eplendld performnncc; but nftcr cnrofully lending tho detailed ileseiiiitlon of tho
Sftme, ono ennnot fnll to rcroRiiIzo tho fart that I'oiin lachcil tho physical cotldb
tlon necessary for a grueling battle. Coach Folwoll und Captain Matliewe
declared beforo the gnino that tho Kcil and llluo tcatu'wan In perfect ntinpo and
ready for a grueling battle, but bofoio yralerday's battle was long under wny It
was apparent that Fnlwoli's men had lost tho snap and dash so notlceablo ,in
their play during tho last few weeks of tho regular season. I'enn wetiticnod grad
ually after tho nrst few minutes of play and was worn down by tho heavier mid
better conditioned Oregon cloven. There la no question ubout Oregon's strength,
and Bezdok deserve-? gicat credit for tho brilliant victory; but It did not beat tho
came I'enii team that gao such a dazzling oNhlbltlon against Cornell on Thanhs
Condition Decided Issue
"CUrt bo It from us to pull tho "1-told-you-i-o" ntuff, but perhaps the reader will
recall that early last week wo ntated that unless Oregon was greatly overrated
Penn was duo for n. trouncing. In this article, for tho writing of which wo wero
chilled by other critics, It was ntated that Pcnn's chance for victory depended
upon Its ability to got tho Jump on Oregon and lalto tho light out of I In1
Pacific coast eleven by piling tip an early lead. It also was salil that I'enn prnb
. nbly would not feel the Inch of condition until thu last halt of tho game. Such
was the case. Tho Rod nml llluo outplayed Oregon early in the gome, and had
several opportunities to score, but tho "punch" was inlsslog. Lnto In the game
tho superior physical condition of tho Oregonlans wns apparent, nnd th" heavy
backs toro tho heretofore InvinClblo Pcntt lino to ribbons. Tho beat teams In
tho East wero unable to matte an Impression on Penn's lino during the season,
and It Is not icasonablo to suppose that Oiegon, with an old-fashioned stylo of
straight plunges Into the line, could gain so easily It tllo lted and Uluu tram
was on edge.
mistake to Arrange Game
THE game may bo considered a. great success from' a Penn standpoint, when
tho slzo of tho receipts Is considered, but It cost the Red and IJluo qulto a lot
ot prostlge. Tho primary object of tho gumo was to swell tho receipts of tho
football season, 'and in this lespoct It was a success. It Is doubtful, however, if
tho football committee will petmlt another Penn team to tnlco tho journey across
the continent for a game unless arrangements can bo mndo tu glvo tho men
m'oro time on tho Coast for practice. Penn was not nblo to get much work prior
to tho game, but probably would not Imvo avnllod It3elf of the opportunity if it
had been on tho sceno of battlo earlier. Pol well merely made tho mistako of mis
Judging tho condition of his men. IIo thought they wero tight bceauso they looked
Just as well as they did during tho season, but ho failed to allow for tho lack of
stamina duo to breaking training nnd tho nbsonco ot stienuous work to brlntf tho
men back to form.
Army and Navy Recruiting Athletes
ATHLETIC authorities at West Point and Annapolis nro worried over tho
. publicity given tho scramlilo of tho two teams for promising athletes, now
attending other collogcs. According to tho story tho Army was congratulating
itself upon lining up lluthaway, captain-elect of the University of Indianafool
ball team, for an appointment, and was of tho opinion that "Chick" Harloy,
the wonderful Ohio halfback, also would enter West Point next year. It is said
that certain persons at Annapolis .ho did not approve ot tho corralling of
Oliphant and A'klul by tho Army then arranged to get an appointment for Corey,
Nebraska's captain, nnd Mc freight, tho Wushlngton and Jefferson fullback. To
go tho Army ono better tho Navy Is said to have mudo overtures to lforley und
that tho All-American back is considering Annapolis In preference to West Point.
Circumstances Alter Case
SHOULD this system of inducing athletic talent to outer Undo Sam's two
Institutions Lo permitted? This Is a question that is being discussed by high
"college athletic authorities. If n college used tho tiumo methods, it Is cortaln
that It would bo criticized severely; but, odd as It muy seem, every one appears
to approve ot the actions of tho Aimy and Navy, In ono way It Is un excellent
idea. It will bring into tho two branches of tho service athletes of wonderful
power, physlquo and nerve, and nt thistlmo they uro needed badly. It will
also servo to placo Undo Sam's two Institutions iu tho front rank in athletics. All
of tho players mentioned nto stars of tho first water In moro than ono branch,
and their presence on tho two teams would mako the annual football, baseball
and basketball games between tho two Institutions of hlghor standard.
Darcy Putting It Over on Public
1I3S DAItCl" has decided to go into vaudeville boforo fighting a single bout.
J Tho Australian hn3 signed a contract, but no ono appears to know Just
how long ho will bo tied up with this work. It is tho old, old gamo of slinging
tho public, and it is hoped that tho venture proves a frost. If Darcy would prove
to the public that ho is the wonderful tighter Tex Ricknrd and a few other
promoters tell us ho is, then ho -would bo woluomo to whatever ho can got out
of vaudeville; but what assurance have wo that ho Is not another Bill Hqulrcn or a
Dave Smith? Wondeiful as Is thu iccord made by Darcy against Amorlcan boxers
In Australia, it is no moro hnpresslvo than tho ones toted to this country by Squires
and Smith. Fistic fans may recall tho great excitement cicnted by tho arrival of
Bill Squires in this country many yeais ago. Squires was a heavyweight who
was billed as tho coming champion of tho world, and when he arrived In this
country the newspapers and light fans wero ovon moro cnthusiustlc than they
nro about Darcy at the present time.
Tommy Burns Stopped Squires
BILL SQUIRES'S first fight was with Tommy Iiurtis. who knocked him out
In ono round. This got to bo a favorite trick for llurna. IIo knocked tho
Australian out in Australia nnd again in Paris Just to provo that his victory was
not a llukc;-Old Jack "Twin" Sullivan stopped Squires In nineteen rounds; Jim
Flynn turned tho trick In eight rounds nt llakenifleld, and lilll Lung, who was a
mark for every ilrst-dass American heavyweight, knocked him out thrco suc
cessive times. Such was tho record of a heavyweight who had knocked out ten
straight opponents, five of them In ono round, against Amoi lean fighters. IIo
was boosted Just as strongly as Darcy Is nt tho present time. Davo Smith, another
Australian, was greeted with ns much bluster as Darcy, and lie followed in
"quires' footsteps, Kddlo McfJoorty toppled hint over in Ills first appearance
against a high-class American boxer and then repeated tho trick. Afte.- that
Smith was easy for any ono. Before getting excited about Darcy, remember Squires
and Smith! Let Darcy show something in tho way of boxing beforo passing him
the easy money.
THE death of Eddie. Doheny, former Giant and Pittsburgh pitcher, In the
Mayfleld State Aslyum recalls to mind tho wonderful come-back this sterling
southpaw made back In 1300. Doheny was, as wild as Cy Morgan and was pro
nounced a failure with tho Giants. Ho was traded to Pittsburgh and In 1001
was ono of the leading pitchers ot the National League. Doheny worried over
the Illness of his wife and his mind becamo unbalanced. Ho was still a young man
when he was confined to the Mayfleld Asylum and tho career of one of the most
promising pitchers In the game was cut short. Doheny was ono of the hardest
hitting pitchers the gamo has produced.
kNB day, alter isa waisn announced turn
that he -would be able to take his regular turn on the mound for the "White
Box, Manager Clarence Rowland notified the famous spit-ball pitcher of his uncon
ditional release. Tho passing of "Walsh several years before his time la one ot
baseball's tragedies. Walsh pitched his arm off to win a fortune for Owner Charley
Comlakey and, suddenly went to pieces. The score has been evened, however, as
Comlskey carried Walsh for four years at an enormous salary, despite the fact
that Ed wasnot In shape to pitch. Comlskey's loyalty won him thousands of
friends In Chicago.
FED MITCHELL, the Cubs' new manager, declares that the West Point
team of 1916 was the fastest aggregation afoot he has wm during his base
tall career. Mitchell says that as a team the cadets were faster on their feet
than the Giants of 1911, 19J2 and 1913. MeGraw'u three-time pennant winners
were considered the fastest aggregate of runners In modern bsuebull. The
fo-roer Harvard coach says there waa a wealth of premising material at West Point
last spring and that one or two ot the cadets would develop into major league
stars with the proper schooling.
WIIATS a Uttle thing like ago to an athlete? We now havo WUllam Letts,
a seventy-flve-year-old Ice skater, more than a half century a star at this
sport, peat!nghis tblrty-five-year-oW son, who U a ttl,lioWr up In New Jersey,
in a ball-mile rase at St Nicholas Rink 1b Kw York recently, in time that means
co disgrace, to any skater.
WHILE figures may He at times they can be taken for their face vajug ha
soiuu cases. Trap shooting' big adva&ee. 1 shown conclusively by tho fftct
tS,ii v, rcieas he previous high watar mark for attendance at registered tourna
jtfrxa ir. j e sewn i Sl, tha seasoa o lilt showed 10,528 shouKJ competing.
ins arm was in iinst-ciass snape nnd
"DO You KitOW THM SCllTMTinC I OF tfouRAE l EON'T UMJT fM Trt SqiVARt? C-- 7,
iMveVriGrvriou Provss Tkt To discourage Vouf woulg SoMeBD ? iZ--
woflc Veople TobBie Rgolc Jba ad i Hope V:,AV. TAMiN6 (-N
V YOOHGI2 THvn THOitl ft)0ICTGD V30 t-L "C COOt AMD ALWAYS lAm Yfe ,
(jo Tobacco fiR- M--coHot.it' i.ue r-i;oucM t I Thc JoV 0L3, (t.-fc'' ")
NEW WATER MARKS
All Aquatic Sports Have
Bright Prospects for the
PII1LA. HAS CONTENDERS
American water sports outer 1M. with
brilliant prospects. Mja I,, de It. llamllcy.
of New York. Tim twelvo months Just
elapsed nprved to brlnR out u number of
swimmers or roconl-hrealiliiR nlilllty whoso
very youth elves virtual iisautnnco thoy
will Impriivo materially diirlni; ho new
year, so corytlilnB points to stlrrlus com
petition arid liicnnoclntlc performances.
In fnct, must of the lcarllnB watermen
of 1010 now mnco In nee between i-lKliteen
and twenty-tun, Im-ludlntf lleibert Vollmer
und Toddy I'atin. "t tlio Now Voik A. C. ;
Nnniuin ItDfs, of San Francisco ; I.udy
Uimier, of the 1-os AtiBoIea, A. C ; fail
I,fhnuin. of Pennsylvania, and llussell
Dean, of Hoston, ?n they oro almost at tho
outset of llielr competitive careers, whilo
many other enntcstnnts who flBtirod proml
mutly In the clinniplnndilp toMs are of tlm
same ubo or younpec
And women swimmers nre even ynunRer,
tor Miss olfiii Hoifner, or l'hlladelphla, tho
foremost sprinter: Jtiss Clnlre CJIlllsan. of
Nww Itocliellc. the middle and lorn: dWmnco
nll-arotiml title und iccord holder, ami Miss
norothy JSurus. tho Imclt-slmUo champion,
nro tw'cntv, while Miss Tliclma IMrby. of
IudlaiMipollH, tho national lmlf-mlla bolder,
as well an tl.e Misses Kllznhelh Decker,
Oortrude Artelt and Florenco MeLatmhlln,
of I'biladelphln, nnd Miss Josephine I lose,
of St. Louis, all rcorera in tho A.A.I", title
rurea, are little girls of thirteen anil four
teen. An Interest tiR feature of tho year will be
the appearand In tho championship meets
of rupresentatlvo.i from suveral orRnnlzn
tlons not hitherto bidders for senior A. A.
V. luurels. such as the Detroit A. C. and
Y. M. f. A., the Pltlbbureh A(uatk- t'lub,
tlie rlevelnnil Y. M C. A., the Cincinnati
r,. and A. . und other This. too. speaks
of the widespread progress In nquatlce.
Durborrow After Keennl
The l.iiiB-distance swIiiiiiits plun several
remurkahle fut: Frank JtuRers. nf I'itts
bureti, bhorlly III uttaelt tlie 1' 1-hour record
for pool Kwlniit'lne: 'harle liurborrow, of
Phlladeliihla. ha. mnrly i-ompletcd nrranee
iner.tH to trv the world rjcoril-brcakiiiR
trip from Jlnntuult l'olnt to Point .ludlth:
Miss Anna Kann, of I,ansdowno, Is oven
now In traiuliiR for un attempt early in tho
summer t' Iwat her own bast swim of 0
miles in 11 hours.
Interscholnstlc und lutercollcslato compe
tition promises to bo keener than evtr be
fore, nnd tha fad that tlr rank" of tho
school and eolleRe swimmers contain nulto
n f?- candidates of national i hiimpionshlp
caliber leaves hardly u doubt that both lists
of standards will ba completely revised
Water Polo Growing
ilori nnd tiettcr wuter polo teams nro In
In the field than eer In tho past and It Is
expecttd th.it tho tltlo tournument will bo
the finest iu history
roll .-go water rulo la prowlns In popu
larity, nnd not only nro tho teams in the
Intercollegiate LeaRUO far moro closely
matched than last year, but it is ninonR the
probabilities that the conference aquatic
authorities will adopt It in placo of water
basketball, tho sjame now In voruq In the
There Is not. nil told, one branch ot water
sports that docs not promise Interesting del
vclopments In 1917.
Uarrclt Mfg., 2; Q, C. Rubber Co., 2
Ilarritt JIanufarturins Company hM the
Quaker t'Uy lluuuer Company eleven to a two-
vual tt in a noccr name on tho grounds ot th
former. Margarfl on.t tlrniuda streets, rto
tart:a wta. ntauu u. ine nrbt peioq. tiui m mu
lait halt Uljii,r int Kay e-ai.li ecori-tl Iwm
AU'Anierican Track Team
by Fred Rubien, of A. A. U.
J, (i. .oomU. Ctilrafo ., A
-Andrew i;. urd. I'liiciiKo
ltb-ari ruu James 1-.. Mrrrdith. Mrudaw
brouU ( lult.
AGOouri! run U. O lUnKliuut, ltarvurd.
llSH-jur.1 run Him W. Matt. 3IUlluil
ALrirnllurul I otlz.
flii.ii,,Ij, run-.!. V
'I tto-tuile run 1. t'
rlle-mllu run Jolo
Kay. unaltaclied. (Id-
Tru-ui'le run Hunnev Holekniaiuen, uaat'
I ro-tuuntry . lronrn. MIllro
MaU-li4ke 31 I)euney. MiUruno A
Ammiuon .1. . i,oiu, uwuMitr
-Ilobert Munuon. Vnl
ir. fv nl lllk-ltlirl
iHU-tunf liurdlm t.nul Murray, felanard
tlO-iird llBldlM U . A. fluiuuicl. JiultDO-ni-jli
,. A. I'., i'urtlanil. lire.
btiiudhuc Uruau juuiurtatt Adam. N. Y.
Jumu II, T, Worthlnnton.
Juuiu tVllllaui li. Taylor.
Kuaaiax blilj. Jump Wnlny I.
Ituunliur nu, ht
. lUiiwU A. A.
leu auj Juiua U. 1 Ahearu.
IlllnoU A. A
ndfr. Cklnica A. A,
lfrlcV J. McDonaU.
ruitluz lO-POUUil klutt-f
,l.-., . t .
uclsht Matthew JIc-
li7 1,- A. t
Arile W. MueU. Vnl-
Ttiruwliur lt-u4uiJ cat
IC-juuJ iumiuer I'atrlcu uyun.
J'Ui-'u1ojc'JVUu Gcori A. llroud. I.-A
I'tuiqluian Yrcd W- Uclly. lax AmeJn
AU-iU-iiiiiuJ At try Urmula(. Chlcuia A A.
GIANTS AND RED SOX APPEAR
FAVORITES FOR WORLD SERIES
COMPETITION IN1917 SEASON
Phillies Apparently Lack Stuff to Overthrow
McGraw's Team, Which Is Greatly Bolstered.
Much Class to Boston Americans
Omar Out the Road
"oip icnfccj iio .Veto Year from Us dull-
.Yoiu starts tha Mahwau through a neto
r uirc i
i1,',','' ",""'Hh ,,rrl Jorjs lie heavy on thc rami,
H hat a in thu Oama except a Sportlnt)
It mav he kc shall find the road of Uaht
lliat leads through shltlny fortunes of
It may he tee shall reach tho Tavern ifoor
lliem rzosc iWih pass must vanish with
Ilut since no one mav A-iioio nliout the load
J hat he must take u-Vh Fate's Unveiling
Let each one seel: la plel: tho opcu mny
Ami! look beyond atfew feet dawn the road.
Looking (o 11)17
NO. I IIASl'.llAI.I,
Till: National l.euRiio has produced four
different pennant wb.ners In the last four
. earn New Yorlc In 11113: Itoston 111 191 1;
Phillies In lfild. nnd llrunltlyn in 1910 tho
Pn.t tlmo In bnsclmll hlhtory that all four
clubs from one section each hasped a sue
esslo Hue. The Amorlcan I.oaRUo hat.
heen it different aff-ilr. with tho lted Sox
supreme slnco tlio Mncltlan collapse.
ThroiiKb tho last two months of tho raco
last soasoif tho two stroiiRest clubs In their
respective Icasues were the lted Sos and
S. for 1017 theso two clubs will draw
the advance fuvor. Tho (Hunts nro not In
vincible, hut tho club Mcrtraw Ratherod
tocetlier Iu the last five weelts was un tho
bordeiland nf invincibility to Its own cir
cuit, as the September clean-up shows. Tlu
West, so far, luis little In sight to stop
New Yorlc And llostou. lliooUlyn and tho
Phils laeic the stuff to overthrow tho Giants,
tiM the evidence stands now.
Tlio lted Sox, with llutn, Shoro and
Leonard, nil ycunR pitchers, nnd with such
aids as .Tnclt Harry, Duffy lVnrls. iiurry
Hooper, Ilverett Sott and Larry Gardner,
will be as hurd to heat hi 1917 as they were
In lilS and 191(1. I'nless Jonnlncs can
diu up at least two Rood pitchers bcyou.l
his present Mahlo tho TlRor attack lsn"t
roIiir tn overthrow tho lied So ricfense.
This raco will nsatu find New Yorl:. Phi
capo und St. Louis haminerhiR nway nt thn
crest, hut all three will need improvement
tn Insert thu slilds benea'h lioston and lie
trolt. As the Rcncral situation v.ti'urls Itself
just now, tho Itcd Sox and Giants nro
likely enough to bo 1917 viorld scries con.
Sir: I'vo only made ono New Year icso
lutlon this time, and I Intend to keep it
It is this: Kvcry thno I mako a ROud
scoio, hctter'u usual, I'm not going to talk
AMATEUR BASKETBALL BRIEFS
Th 009 Chili, ef William I. Stqrpliys Eons
Company. Is onn frn: January 1.1 nml JO for
?ames ulih eecond-clnan teama halnir halls,
ioivuril V. Klefer. Gnu Chebtnut trt.ct, linoue
Uiintaril 1193. Main USt
North Tcnn P. n C. has several dues ooi-n
for second in1 third class tpmna ,n end aromul
I'hllnitelnhls haking halls. J. J. Illln-r. 'J3UI
North Ulilnl strAt: phuna Kcnslimton 3710.
Harmon- rlub, a South PhlHielphla organi
zation, r rrntlv wan start?,. I!tisla h rompoi
in it hnBltAtball learn, soccer amt other sports
nlso will be tnclulc In. K.imuel Uil.inor Ilia
Wen eletteil president Jacoh pulut serreturv
nml Samuo! Isdaner treasurer. I or Bumeu ud-di-Liiu
Jacob Hubln. 101 Kouth LUUtu street.
Kmmanuel Paptlst Sunday Sihool team Is
open for vainsa Ith second ard third class
church tciins tn Philadelphia. Jtalf ripenaes
for ten men will Ua paid. J. CI Murphy. tUS
i:manucl Is bonklne. names with first-class
teunu huUnii liulis I'.IU Jucuby. V'wU nm
Frankfonl A. C. has cnen dalea for firat
etasa teams ullli hills, if. M. Mearnv. 1-i
Kujh straet. Frankford.
Knlsiits of St. noree has third, fourth and
fifth class tiam dates open dMrlnjc January
and Kcliruary. (J. C. Quar. olO Ent Jloji-r
Victor Y If A. is without n nw for ntt
Saturday Bhtltt. Plrat-olaa hiu taams ad
dress .1 KleloWv-. Hit .Vorlli Svtuivt straet.
plMi Main 01(18 A.
8. IV ' lias da lea iwn for third au1 tou-lh
ela4 tiams havlntf tuUs. J. TowUn, 023
rfn !rt , ,
Incarnation ' C. it booklsr first and ste
eud rlaw teams for irames on hums floor. J.
G. Kuiikil, W0JMlug 87T.
O. I.. R wants third aud fourtb class sanies
with traslloic tsanu. John F. Oar hard, Xiel
moot aiia J-
Marovett A. r la ar"nina; ams with
flrsi-ctasa tsaaw havUur aU out-of-town clubs
prsfsrrau. John IimWrt. 3737 Ludlow trt.
Cavour (two tunil com no soil of Italian ste-i
la opu for 8au. Josipta A. Launtutrdl, 1713
bouta aiisvsow saraai
Hllocrt Juniors Is open tor 14 and 15 ysaritd
opvuuanta Hurry Hiln-u uj)j West Oakoia.
loas la hook wm third
2.cture OtlJ jgmcri I .'r.U
Calvary u t i.hl jf Northwest Cnrvb
about It for over three days, nor try and
tell moio than 200 or 300 friends.
"Wood for bascbnlt bats Is now RrowlnR
scarce." AVhat If It Is. with tho lied Sox
still permitted to carry around Shore, Leon
aid and Itulli or Until, Leonard mid Shoro?
At that, It's closo to oven money that Cobb
and Speaker could bat over .300 without
the old ash furniture In tow.
On the Nearest Tree
Sir: How about this: Whilo playlnR
hi tho South lato this fnll T sliced my drlvo
over by tho cdRO ot a wood. As 1 stepped
up to play my ball noticed n blR rattle
snalto curled about thrco feet away. In
playlnR tho shot should I havo kept my
eyo on tho ball or on tho snnku?
In April. 191R, Jess "Wlllard weighed 210
pounds, llnsslile. In Starch. 1910, bo
weighed 2(',0 pounds, ringside, nftcr traln
InR oer six weeks. Query Tor 1917 can
any cliuinpion weigh over 2S0 jiotinds and
still bo active cnoiiRh to defend his title'.'
Anjwer: Very llkelv, ea.
nut Jess will never defend hl3 title In
191S If Hi- 21-foot rinR is still In bj con
sidered hi tlio ii'rollinlrtary details. Xot un
less bis opponent and tho icferco are al
lowed to oponvto nutsldo tho ropes.
The Duffer Resolves
thrawh the year I blow n putt
That looked as soft as jelly.
The worst I'll say tnlil be "Tut rut"
J.ikclly. kclly, Uclly.
SneakliiR of Jess "Wlllard fiRbtliiR Los
Darcv. Wllbort ltoblnson is now shooting
quail In the South.
Your Uncle Wllbert, howoM-r, will no
lonRer shoot w'th Ty Cobb. After buntlnR
seven hours with Ty last whiter Hobby Rot
n crack ut ono stray blid that C'nlib hurdled
tnomc elshty yards lu advance of the party,
the party belnc Wllbert.
lie ti'ho pulls and lilts his Iran
Will putt soma more upon that green.
Uattcrles for the llrst world sarles r.uiic:
For New York, Kchupp and SIct'arty; for
Uoston, Huth and Thomas.
Il'.'i u tidy thine for sunn of theso homo
run records that Sam Craw ford waa not set
adlnceiit to some of theso short right field
walls of the New York and Philadelphia
tpe. Tho "Wahno citizen In hla prims on
theso two ball fields would havo kept two
fretoi'lea workins double shifts turning out
Tho pace is turned; tho now leaf Is opn.
what you write ruio with tho lecord for
which Doo Time holds no erasar.
I.eniru4, la nrranElni; names for Inn tenrna
hattmr hal's lleiurn came wll. ha scheduled
when home floor Is couiutdted. Olwurd btrecU,
2730 West I.ili.ch atenua.
A, N. TMnmia Company !a travel!?: rpn
for first-class imrs. January and I'ttruary
ditra uro open 11. ftogtioruugh. filbert DIUU.
Ifobart Iteseres. fourth and fifth class team.
M. Wibir. U0OI Muster street.
NEW YEAR'S SOCCEIt SCORES
fiL-oltlsh-Ainerlians. 4, Hibernians. 1,
Dlsstou. :.'; 'liilstles, Z.
rhiladeiphla. a, ilermuutQwn, n,
Norlhm.t Ithth. 1: All Ktara. 1,
Merlon Whiles. 3; Kn3er. 'J.
1'urltan V. M. I... 3: TeoVer Company. 1,
lroidence. Ui U. l, l.uiuoi Hai Ca.. 0.
t'hrlst Church. 4: (ier.nantotn U. C. llluea. o.
Ktandard II. I! Co.. 3: St. cMrthazs. u.
Putnam. 4; Veterans. 1.
lUrrett Manufneturlni; Co.. 2i Q. O, llufjer. ",
llarrett MfB lleairies i. Htokes & tsm.ln, s.
1'ittaburKh. li; .Vavul P.eacrvcs, 5.
Jt'orlh Kud t;; Hokendauqu i. u.
Audulon Club. 3: t"uth Camden I. C, I,
Trenton Noses Out Jasper
TItKNTO.S'. N J-. Jan. 2. Presantiw,- a slj.
j'lnj eii"k i'mi diaed tha huu-uu patntludw
In the last half and presemlnz an uftonshe thai
a!ud i.a is. t-.iuris of tne Jewels, tha Trn
Ion rUsltrn Ueavue t-irln unnexed tta nflh i.e
sacutlta victory by trouncing tne Keustoctoa
tlub at tha bcond Itatflment Arinury here last
plant by the scary uf i to 1 Niarly 4U
saw tho most brilliant basketball mated of Ins
l)e Netl Easy for Reading
HEADING. I'a . Jan. s. Tha l Nerl lull
endars put up but a, feebla rvslstam:a la tba
Itoatsrn Lrasua clasa here last nlaht. the Itead
loa Rear capturing an easy tctery by tba oaa
sioad scora of !a tu 21 From tai. start tot.
Mailers' ueakP"sa on the def. usa was obtious
and tlie local pl.ixrs had ro troubU Iu piavluv
wllh tba ball.
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DARCY OUT WITH
Australian "Would Meet
Brooklyn Southpaw to De
MIKE DONLIN AFTER BOUT
X11W YOniC. Jan. 2. Lcs Darcy, tho
Australian pugilist, ban decided to end tho
Fituabblo over the mlddlcwclKht crown that
onco iiruced tho head of Stanley Kctchel.
Tho isltor from the Antipodes has Issued
an open letter In which bu invites Al Mc
Coy to come out and light.
Al, tltroiiKh bis mighty left hand that
onco connected with tho chin ot George
Chip, gained the so-called middleweight
championship of tho I'nlted States. Komo
went so far as to call It n world's title,
and so far as any ono else was concerned It
wna. Al hag never been considered a renl
champion, but he has manaccd to stick
right alon.T with tho other champions by
cngnKliifr In ten-round bouts nnd evndlns
the dendly punch over tho short distance.
Let realizes the aluo of a victory over
tho bliilllng Ilrooltlynltu Is going to remove
Al. It Is Ilkoly Al will furnish opposition
lu th.' Australian's first American bout.
Darcy has signed a vaudcvlllo contract,
but be Insists, nnd so docs Tex nickard.
that this contract has absolutely nothing
to do with fighting.
Mltto Donlln Is making strenuous efforts
to bring Dairy and McCoy together for ono
of Iho carnival ot four boutu .planned for
Orant Hugh Ilrowno's arena at Havana.
Ho already has filled McCoy's ear full of
large and juicy figures and 3 on Darcy's
Ulckard might bo Induced to permit this
llrst bout In order to rcmovo McCoy, and
then 'itnge a real ihlildloue'ght title bout In
Xew Voi Is.
SCHOOLBOY CAGE LEAGUE
OPENS WITH TWO GAMES
Tho Interscholnstlc Basketball League
wl'l open Ibis afternoon, when tho first
games of tho seapnn will bo plavd between
Central High nnd Trades School and
I'ranufoid High and South 1'MladoIplua.
' Central will piny Its homo gam-s on
cither the Oormantiwii or West Philadel
phia High School Hours, while Noitheast
will plnv all It3 games at tho Xlcetown
Tho other schools will pluy their homo
canie.a en their own gymnasium doors.
Today's schedule: Tradoa School at Cen
tral lllch: ViMiiltford ot South Phlladel
phlr. Newark Soccermen Defeat Hibs
Although tho llrst half of the tntere'ty
game, between tho J'hll.tdoliihU Hibernians
and tho Scottish Americans of Newark,
N. J was closely fought, tlio timet had th.t
bent of the scoring and won out by four
goals to one.
Providence, 6; I), l.uptoii Sons Compiny, 0
Prinldence cf the I'nlted Soeter la'avue. de
fettled David I.JPtoa Kens I'ompaey. by ihe
seoi" of sU Koala in none esterda on tne
gruumls of lie fornur lit II nnd C, urr.elj
streets. AlUuiuittl I.UP'on'B defense Jls fair
enoiiKh. the upiHiatntr fnnt line man'.t;. tu
Et through ot two ixcaslo.ia twfere tho intci
misilon, Hmlth und llralum mttriu the ball
the year our
Will arrive in Philadelphia.
to our comprehensive line of
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A New Year
Garford Philadelphia Company
2308, 2310, 2312 CHESTNUT ST,
By NEIL MATHEWS
fCnptntn I'enn I'ootlinll Tenmi ?
t'ASADICNA, Cat, Jan 2 Wc came wj 1
saw and we weio conquered. The team '
wc met has no superior In the country, i
No excuses can be offered. The heat team J
won, nnd won by good, hard football foot- '
ball which could not bo denied. Oregon's
attnek war powerful, deceitful nnd etruck ",
with a crash which was Irresistible Th
II to 0 fceoic shows the rcspeetto strength
of both eleven'.
Never havo 1 seen a linnler-ruunlng back,
field than Parsons, tho lluntltigtons and
Moiitelth. Their forward passing wan sj.
perh. The pass from Huntington to Mon
tolth. which resulted In their first touch
down, was a beautifully executed piece ot
worU, and va3 deserving of all It gained,
Beckett Was Game
IJeckett. the Oregon captain. Is n. mar
nlflccnt plaer, gamo to tho coro; did not '
know tho word "iiult," nnd only left tha
game upon compulsion, oven though seri
On tho whole. Oregon had an Al ma
chine, well drilled and powerful, which could
not bo denied.
Vo put up ns stiff a gamo as wo hnvt
over shown, nnd, bclicvo ino, It would liavi
taken tho best to beat us. Never havo I Been
eleven more determined fighters.
Vo wero beaten, but not disgraced, Jill.
Icr played his usual flashy gamo. Ben
Derr was a power on defense nnd was al
ways good for four or fivo yard3 when called
upon to carry tho ball.
JJeiry's punting was superb, and tho ends
covered them like a pack ot hounds.
It was, howcer, na I prodlctod. Oregon
stopped our passes, forcing us to tho line.
Hero they wero nblo to maintain a tight
defense, which put us In a holo. On the i
othor hand, their passes worked nnd wo
did not expect them to.
That is tho Btory of tho gamo. Thoy
beat us, but wo died fighting. ,
Scraps About Scrappers
By LOUIS II. JAFFE
M.itlneo boxing bouts for tho 101G-17
campaign aro no more. From now until
tho latter pait of April, when tho oHlclal
season ends, regular weekly shows with an
occasional special Wednesday night at
traction will bo held. As In previous years
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New
Year's wero banner occasions for boxing
clubs, and proved conclusively that boxing
Is flourishing In Philadelphia. Thcro are
fivo clubs running In this city and each has
been successful with tho posslhlo oxceptlon
of tho Ryan A. C, which, under tho man
agement of Adam Ryan, gradually la get
ting on an even basis with tho other smaller
While four local clubs put en their New
Tenr's show yesterday nfternoon. Musffsv Tailor
will stni:o hla New Venr's program Thursday
nlffht. the reeulnr weeklv Ilroadway Club's nluht.
Tiimmv .Tnmtsnn and Mlckev Uall.iKher Mouth
riillmlelnhlu rlvnls. once moro will endeavor ta
Unneh olf the other This la the wind-up. Other
houtu will he between Johnn Stinger are! Mlka
Howell. Joe O'Keefe nnd 11 ankle M'llliims.
Mtiekks ltllev nnd Johnny Hoean and Voung
Itemmy nnd E'ranklo I'arnier.
1'ortv.one bouts Tor the flason of lntfl Is
the rlnK record held lis- nattllne r.eiinalo ot
thla city. Heveral senaone affn I.evlnalo Ilia
rutv.-hlle JJirney Williams, "went atanlns'
for houtsi now he Is one of tho most popular
hoxera in tho name.
Ttobby Itejnolda wrltea fiom Cleveland that ha
will be homo In it few dava. Ho states that
Inexperienced p-nmotera Mrtually have l.lll-d tna
u-ame 111 (Ihlo. Ileynoldj In hla last bout mopped
lted Unuinlera. He will le open for boilla with
.lolmiiv Nelaon. Jimmy Jlurphv. Kddle Wmtnnd.
and olo slHtea lie would llko to net matches
with Johnny Uundee and Penny I.oonard.
An International welterweight match of much
Interest is scheduled for Now York January 111.
lark Prltton, who some critics rreopnlze aa tin
American .-hamplon, .will meet the lluronean tl
ilehold.ir nf that clasa. Albert lladoud. In a
Wllllo Jneiison nnd Johnnv Dundee. It ts eald.
will meet In I'lilladelphln .lillillarv 111 ,110th
New Vorkers havo been boxing bjrcessfulb la
rfe-:t Mondiy niEht nt the fllempla Tluck
.".einliis and Johnny Tillman will appear la
I,a Iltreey la bel-ic either boosted nr pann"!
on nil iddts. but whichever It Ik thn Aiistrytisn
la l-ettltlT a lot nf freo mihllellv. If Ilsrcr
can l" KQtten li. show in I'hlladilphla llaltllo
l.evlnaky probably will bu the iwrt of tns
Cantillon Sicns Culinn3 for IMinncapplIs
ylNNI-'M'OI.IM illn'i .1 " -I i; d"t M
13. Cnnilllon. of the local Amerlran Asaorlalloa
baseball eiuh. nnni.u", .. ' ie en "i"a'l ';
Cuban players for th?. 1(117 eofon. They or
Hiteflo f'Tt a 4 , .i.-tv r tnu t aide lo liunso,
an Infielder. both of Havana
P. . I. ,.-,., A P '''"' Wanhln-rton Ae.
T II f tt S I) A V N I II T
Tommy Jamison vs. IIi:!icy Gallagher
ONCE PLEASED. AL-
I llUo our motto If we tun t;!
ni.il.e j en n halt to Jer nto
mac we'll he your resular t"llu
uflerwurda. let us tont.st
o,i unw lodajt
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