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TO BREAK BASEBALL
. HOODOO WITH ARMY
Middies Seek Revenge on Cadets
in Game on May 31.
Navy Has Not Hold Its Own With
Cadets, but This Year Feel They
Have Excellent Chance to Break
Army's Winning Streak.
Tho renewal of tho minimi bncbnll
nnd football games between tho nnvnl
nnil military academies will nlniost
certainly tnko iilncc, beginning with
tho limVbuIl game, which will prob
nbly be played at West Point on May
.'11. The lait game was played In 1010
The rule, which went Into effort
when the United Status entered tho
war, that the teams of tho service
schools should not play away from their
homo grounds, In still In effect, and no
dellnlto arrangements can be Hindu
until It Is abrogated. However, It Is
believed that thin will be dune soon.
The naval academy will havo no ob
jection to tho plan of tho military
academy to use on their nine member
of tho class which was graduated
ahead of time, but vlleh has been or
dered back for a post-gradtiuto course.
Sportsmanship dictated tho course
which the naval academy authorities
pursued In agreeing to the playing of
tho post-graduates at West 1'olnt, as
otherwise the army folks would have
been conllucd to one class the lowest,
for material for their teams, hut they
Might also have remembered what fol
lowed a game played under conditions
somewhat similar to those which exist
now, mid tlie fact that a long-continued
series of army victories followed.
The series between tho service
schools Is a remaikablo one In several
ways. The navy has not held Its own
with Its army rivals, as It has done la
football, but has lost alt hut three of
tho 10 games played. The ilrst game
played was at Annapolis In 11)01, and
tho army won, 4 to !l. Tho next year
tho navy won at West Point, 5 to .'I,
and each of tho next three games
played was also won by the team play
lag away from Its own grounds. In
1007 tho break came, and the army
won at West 1'olnt, tl to fi. In 1003 tho
navy's hoodoo game was played at An
napolis, and since then there has been
tut unbroken chain of army victories.
Tho midshipmen feel that they have
an excellent chance of winning this
year. They will piny at West Point,
where all but otiu of the navy victories
havo been scored, hut there are more
practical reasons for their confidence.
There will ho a larger pick at An
napolis, and It Includes much good now
material. In particular, confidence Is
placed In linker, elusive left-hander,
who entered tho naval academy with
tno latest tins. Ho has done great
work In tho class games. Finally,
West Point will not have tho services
of Sammy Strong, who has coached the
nine when It won most of Its vic
tories over tho navy. On tho other
hand, that successful college coach,
Hilly I.ush, Is going to get the navy
nine ready for Its effort this year, mid
there Is coulldence hero that tho tlmo
has come to break the ai lay's winning
UMPIRE MADE THORPE LAUGH
When Hit on Hand With Pitched Ball
Indian Is Told to Show Injured
Mitt to Trainer.
.71m Thorpe, star football player and
better than the average diamond per
former, has played baseball engage
ments In thu International league,
American association, ami with tho
Rational- league's Cincinnati lteds and
Rew York Wants.
Thorpe says tho big leagiio arbitra
tors havo pulled sonio good ones nt
his oxpeno, but It took a minor
lenguo olllclnl to glvo him his ono best
In trying to dodgo n curve, tho ball
ollher struck his hand or fouled pff
his hat. Thorpe claimed ho had been
lilt and showed tho marks on his hand,
which was swollen nad bleeding slight
ly. "Well, what shall I do about It?"
asked Thorpo, sure that ho would bo
told to go to Ilrst babe.
"If I were you I'd havo tho trainer
look It over," leplled tho limps.
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HONUS WAGNER, FAMOUS PLAYER, TO
ACT IN CAPACitY OF COACH OF ATHLETICS
One of Greatest Dall
I limns Wagner, one of the greatest
ball players of all lime. Is to leturii to
athletics after an absence of more tlinn
a year. Ho Is not coming back as a
member of tho Pittsburgh club, on
which he gained his fame by Ids to
maikahle play'ng at "hort. He has
signed it contract with the Carneglo
Tech to net In the capacity of conch of
athletics. His duties will continue nil
year. According to reports ho Is be
ing paid a largo sum to school tho
Excelled as Ball Player.
Wagner's tlmo will be devoted to
basket ball and baseball. Those, are
the games In which ho excelled. While
ELI0NSKY IS MUSTERED OUT
Long Distance Swimming Champlor
Is Now a Civilian and Goes to
Florida as Teacher.
Hurry Kllonsky has been mustered
out of the service at Pelliam Hay and
will shortly go to Florida to teach
swimming. Kllonsky bus made mum
freak record. In aquatics, such as
swimming with hand mid feet man
REFUSED INVITE TO DINNER
Baltimore Lad Was Asked to Feast
With Bon Ton Alter Beating
Coulon of New Orleans,
Young riiauey, clever Raltlmnro
huntiiiu, who enlisted In the navy, has
Just returned from Kngluud, and
brings the Interesting story that he
declined an Invitation In dlno with tho
prlnco of Wales.
Tho prlnco of Wales Is qulto a
sportsman and took a fancy to'C'ha
ney's work. Chancy easily defeated
the Kngllshinan lie met In the feather
weight chis. Kddlo Coulon of Rew
Orleans also disposed of bin foreign
opponent In handy fashion, uiid then
there uinse nn argument us to which
was tho better' American feather
weight. The English .sportsmen proposed n
match to determine this fact, and Cha
iiey and Coition both quickly acipil
escedf ' The result was that (iuiuey
won over Coition, nnd then came his
limitation to dlno with tho ml.stocracy
of tho old country.
Ah Chancy put It, ho politely told
tho prince In his best Kast Riiltlmoro
English ho hiid never worn a "boiled
Bklrt," was not a drnwingrnoin lighter.
SSSPP "Kf WH"P"WSJW
Players of All Time.
with, the Pirates he was selected by
baseball men and experts us the leader
of all time. He was ellleieut In every
thing he did on the green and had the
reputation of being llicsqunrcst sports
man that ever donned a uniform. Ho
will give the national game special at
tention and may turn out u star or
two ut the school.
Played Basket Ball.
In tho winter time, seasons past,
Wagner plnyed bukct ball with tho
professional teams In Pennsylvania.
Ho was n star at the Indoor game,
ns he was lnthe outdoor, lie Is u
natural athlete and fi.r that reason It
Is predicted he will he successful.
John (iiuizel expects a big season In
Jack Dunn of tho Orioles Is on tho
hunt for some lutielders.
Hank Oowdy writes that lio will bo
back to start the season.
Comtskcy thinks Hilly Stewart Is
going to develop Into a wonder.
The Phillies will do somo nioro
trading before the season opens, tuk"
It from .lack Coombs.
Harry I.ebow has been elected cap
tain of tin. College of tho City of Rew
Votk baseball nine.
Decisions may be rendered In Rew
York under the new boxing bill Just
Introduced at Albany.
Twelve amateur nthletlc running
records are held by Hiitlsh athletes
as against eleven for Americana.
Dr. W. 0. Kendall was recently
chosen captain of the Huston nieyclo
club for tho thirty-second consocutlvo
Outfielder Yale Sloan of tho St.
I.oals Hrowns, who Joined thu navy
last spilng, expects to bo back with
the Hrowns this year.
Percy Siiiallwnod, Pittsburgh pro
fessional long distance runner, has
been signed by Kohl as trainer for
tho Cleveland Indians.
Tho Central States Aninour Rowing
association will hold Its regatta this
year after an Interval of several
years bccaiifo of the war.
Chuck Wortman, formerly of tho
Cubs, who has been purchased by thu
Columbus club of the American asso
ciation, Is u Haltlmoro boy.
Harvard may send u cre!v to this
royal Kngllsh Henley regatta In 102i
to defend tho cup which they won sev
eral years ago In tho elght-oar shell
Tho Metropolitan Dtlvlug club o
Hoston may stage tho annual Inter
city inntltico light harness races if
Goshen (R. Y.) Driving club does not
It wasn't n great pleco of nows that
fJeorge Slsler had signed n new con
tract with tho St. Louis Hrowns, hut
Mound City fans wero pleased never
theless, for Slsler is ti popular Idol
John PfelTor, pitcher for tho Rrook
!yn Nationals beforo enlisting In the
United Slates navy, expects to receive
Ida discharge from tho Chicago naval
resres n tlmo to tuko tho spring
FOR SPORT REVIVAL
Bio Year Is Predicted in the
' World of Athletics.
Horse Racing Promises to Enjoy One
of ItG Best Seasons Billiards,
Bowling and Many Lesser
Sports to Shine.
Tho revival or Interest that the com
ing of pen eo will bring to sport will
obtain In every branch.
Horse racing, always a major sport,
promises to enjoy one of tho best sea
sons It has seen In a decade. On east
ern tracks, where racing maintained
Its great popularity In spite of the
war, and did Its bit In the way of
generous contributions to war chari
ties of every sort, the 1010 season Is
cxpetlcd to boom.
Harness rating on the tracks of the
(Iraud circuit iiImi will come back
with a bang. The rallblrds who fol
low the harness events are confident
thai their favorite sport will thrive
as never before.
Auto racing, too, Is coming back
after a period of spasmodic actlvll.v
extending over the last tluee years
The big fiOO-mllo classic ut Indianapo
lis, long recognized as Ihe blue ribbon
event of the auto rating season, t
to be revived.
Olllchils of the Rew York Yacht
club and other yachting organizations
lire planning an active season. Hut
pending the formation of dellnlto plnm
for yachting events announcement
nre being withheld.
Sir Thomas Upton's challenge for
the renewal of the sciles for the Atner
len's cup threw an unexpected stimu
lant Into the lab'st of plans for the re
vival of ynclitlii'.', and though the dial
lenge will not be accepted by tho Rew
York Yacht club before the summer ol
1IVJ0, It Is hound to havo Its effect In
speeding up the comeback of the sport
Polo also will be revived dining the
year, though on what scale has not
HllllnrtK bowling, basketball, In
door baseball, association football ami
many 1pmt sports will till he brought
forth, dusted olVntul given a new start.
Championship . mutches In balk-Ilm
billiard circles aro now In the mak
ing. Willie Hoppe, who has been con
sistently Inactive for several years
may be forced to emtio out In defense
of Iris title.
The future iihcnd of football, par
ticularly In collego circles, Is stir
churned with optimism. Tho grid
game will be brought hack In all Its
glory next fall, according to tho pre
dictions of Its optimistic followers; In
the Kast the big three Yale. Ilnrvaril
and Princeton will pull nway from
tho "Informal" game and the old time
classics will ho revived. The arin
mid navy will meet again on the lime
lines, nnd It Is confidently predicted
that Intersectlonal contests will he
played In greater numbers than ever
MARANVILLE OUT OF SERVICE
Crack Shortstop of Boston Braves Dis
charged From Navy Won't Squab
ble Over Salary.
Waller "Rabbit" Mnranvlllo was
mustered out of tho navy In Row
York the other day and made haste to
return to Hoston to sign a contract
to piny with the Rruves next season.
Mnranvlllo served almost from tho
tlmo America entered tho war. Tho
last several mouths ho was on board
tho U. S. S. Pennsylvania,
Mnranvlllo Is one player who does
not intend to squabble over salary
with tho Hoston club, Ho said ball
players owe much to tho owners, that
tho deserving ones usually aro treat
ed fairly and that this year especially
is no tlmo to cause trouble.
Blaming Eddie Collins.
Certain Chicago friends of Clnrcnco
Rowland aro blaming Kddle Collins for
bringing about a change in tho man
nfiomont of the Whlto Sox. They say
Collins didn't ugreo with Rowland In
Jimmy Callahan, who piloted tho
Whlto Sox before tho advent of Our
enco Rowland, Is pleased over Kid
Gleauon's select Ion to manage thu Chi
RUDDY LOCKS AND COURAGE
Observation of English Writer Is That
tho Two Arc Generally Found
"Ginger for pluck" Is an old saying
ivhlch would seem to bo confirmed In
tho bestowal of military decorations
for. bravery, observes London An
iiwers. "It wiis In the ruined square
of demolished Ypre.s last Christinas)
eve," writes n Hiitlsh olllcer, "that I
was first Impressed by the largo num
ber of red-halted men who wero re
ceiving the military medal.
"Sluco that afternoon I havo noted
tho complexion of every olllcer nnd
man wearing a military decoration,
nnd tho Impression made nt Yprcs
has been strengthened In consequence.
Thero must be something In the old
saying, for wherever soldiers aro
gathered together there Is n red
haired, hctlhhoncd uinu In the midst
"Tuko our most famous lighting di
vision the Invincible fifty-first. This
Is composed almost entirely of High
land troops, mid tho Highlanders tiro
nearly all full-blooded blonds. Of
course there are dark-hnlrcd heroes In
plenty, but nevertheless red lmlr and
(duck would seem to ho synonymous
Reil hair Is common among our most
daring nlrmeu, and nlthough I cannot
pay how many holders of tho Victoria
cross sport ruddy locks I run prepared
to wager that they form u large per
centage. "Scientists sny that red hair Is
caused by a large proportion of Iron
In tho system, and certainly 'carrots
and freckles' i:ivo been worn by men
of Iron while doing tho work of men
In tho devil's own vvnr."
FROM COFFIN TO KITCHEN
Plato Placed on Casket That Held
Body of Louis XIV Found Doing
Duty as Frying Pan.
At tho Clitny museum lu Paris U
u very Interesting telle.
One day a few years ago tho cura
tor of the museum happened to visit
n small restaurant In tho suburbs ot
Saint Denis, in which tho same room
served ns a dining room ami kitchen.
While ho was waiting to be served tho
curntor was attracted by a frying
lain of unusual appearance that hung
upon the wnll. He took It down, carefully-
removed some of the soot with
which It was covered, nnd mndo out
part of an Inscription. Whnt ho
found Interested hlin w much that ho
bought tho old pan.
When It was tionncd It was found
to bear the arms of Ki'aneo and Ra
vorre, surrounded by the chnln of St
Louis nnd the cord ot the Order of
Saint Ksprlt. and this inscription ns
well. "Here lies tho magnificent
Prince, King Louis XIV, King oC
Franco and Navarre. Roqulescat In
It was the plate thnt had been fas
tened to the collln of Louis XIV. When
tho burial nulls ot tho royal family
In the cathedinl nt Saint Denis wero
rttleil by the populace lu 171KI It had
been wrenched trom the collln, fitted
with n handle, and turned Into a fry
ing pan. The handle hns becn re
moved. The Warning.
Ho was nineteen years old nnd shu
wns Just sixteen. Tor n long tlmo
they had been saving their money to
get umnicd. When they together had
acquired $100 they decided that they
hud reached tho opportune time. So
Into Sullivan and to the courthouse for
tho needed license they bled.
As they ascended the steps of that
building they met u motley crew com
ing down the stairway a discontent-fd-looktng
husband, a still moio dls-rontentcd-looUIng
wife and flvo dilapi
dated, dirty children. Tho boy
stopped, turned to stitro at tjio girl
nnd found I bat she was staring nt him.
Suddenly she laughed and tucking her
hand Into Ms arm turned htm around
so that Ids back was toward tho en
trance of the building. "Let's go back
home. Fred, and wait until vvo've sav
ed another handled dollars," sho ad
vised, Indianapolis Revvs.
Piecing Out Wool Supply.
All tho wool gtown In tho world
every jear, if iimdo only Into clojhlng
for peoph living outsldo tho tropics,
and not It '" borso blankets, carpets,
etc, would iiovldo font icon ounces
per person. That Is enough to niako
ono lightweight pair of bathing tt links
extending fmui tho waist to tho knees.
"Then, uncle." asked Rollo, "whom
does the rest of tho wool wo wear
come ft otii V Our emits nnd overcoats
and blankets and woolen stockings?"
"Thnt," replied hid uncle, "Is teworked
Aool, or shoddv." "Hut surely, untie,"
exclnltned the boy,-"wo do not wear
shoddy, do we?" "Ro," said the hon
est uncle, "ou and I do not, but ev
erybody else does." Tho I.tttlo Jour
mil. Paying War Debts.
Thero Is no uniform rulo of action
regaullng the pajment of war debts.
;Somo war ibbts havo been entirely
paid off, and others havo been greatly
reduced, lu lTO.'l, following tho Revo
lutionary war tho public debt of the
United Stales was ?vO'in2,C:M. It was
reduced year bv year until 1S12, when
It wns SliWOO 7:i7. Dining tho war of
1S12, It Inci eased until 1810, when
tt was S127,WI,fW!i. Then followed n
long period of steady yearly reduction
till in lS.i."t It stood at tho nominal
figtiro of sa7.oi2, with much nioro
tlinn that balance In thu treasury,
Clrcumstnnces brought n long period
ot growth lu tho public debt till 1809,
following the Civil war, It was $2,773.
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