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STAR FOOTBALL "TEAM OF SOUTH WOULD PLA Y GEORGETOWN
,THE WASHINGTON TDEES, SUNDAY, JANTJAM llOtJ.
WANTED BY AUBURN
Leading Team of Far South Is Anxious to Play Blue and
Gray on Thanksgiving Day Chances for Princeton
Contest Are About Gone.
Alabama Tech, a
sentative football team of the extreme
South, wants to play Georgetown next
Thomas Bragg, graduate manager at
Alabama, was in Washington yesterday
In the hope of meeting some official on
the Georgetown football committee, but
as they were all away for tho holidays
the matter will be allowed to go over
until next wek when negotiations will
Alabama Tech, which is known through
out the South as Auburn, the place
where the institution is located, has for
years been a leader on the gridiron of
the South, and two years ago had as
grand a football machine as the writer
ever saw south of the Mason and Dixon
line. That year It simply swept the
South winning, an-ong other games, its
all important contest with Sewanee.
Coached By Yale Man.
Tor vears the team has been coached
bv Mike Ponolme, a "Vale graduate, wno
ustiallv has. the assistance of some other
man from a Northern university.
For vears Aubi'rn's season has closed
with the Lnivcrsitv of Georgia but. If
Georgetown ii wllllrg to take on the
team for a game, which would do much
toward ending the much mooted ques-
ON TWO BOXERS
Jack Johnson and Abe Attell Only Two Champions to
Whom Title Is Given Without Dispute Coulon
at Head of Bantam List.
NEW YORK. Jan. 1. For once In the
Ms-lory of pugilism authorities in the
United States seem quite generally to
agree that two coveted positions In the
classification of championships are 'o
bo alloteed to two men of the negro
Opinions have been gjthered from a
number of the more noted critics
throughout the land ?s to the champions
of the various classes who are entitled
to hold that honor.
Without exception they agree. The
champions are named as follows: Heavy
weight, "Jack" Johnson, undisputed;
middleweight, "Sam" Langford, practi
cally undisputed, the only qualification
fcelng made as to LangforfTs ability to
light successmully at 158 pounds; welter
weight, Harry Lewis, lightweight, "Ad"
"Wolgast. featherweight, "Abe" Attel';
bantamweight, "Jolnin" Coulon.
If Langford ! unable to defend the
middleweight title at 1JS pounds there
are some who believe that It would go
to "Billy" Papke. This opinion was
formed prior to his defeat by "Davy
Smith, the Australian, In Sydney this
veck Papke lost the fight on a foul
in the tenth round
I.angford is authority for the state
ment that he can fight at 158 pounds
and beat any man who can be matched
against him. Judging by the ability
which he has shown In the ring. It
would seem fair to prefume that he can
In the United States his most for-1
mldable opponent at the present time
teems to be Papke, and expert opinion
inclines to the belief that Langford
could beat Papke at the stipulated
weight of 158 pounds
There is no doubt in the case of John
son He stands supreme at the head
ct his class How long it will be before
there is another contest for the heavy
weight championship is a question
which is to be solved only by the pass
ing of time It is certain that Johnson
flrmlv believes that there is no profes
sional boxer at present who can beat
Interest Is Assured.
One thing is certain. No matter how
much ring fighting may be deplored in
tome quarters, there is unquestionably
a tremendous amount of latent interest,
rven in circles where It would be least
expected, as to the possibility before
many jeans or even months, have
f lapsed, of finding some boxer of the
white race who shall be able to con
quer this huge athlete of skill and a
certain amount of natural shrewd in
telligence who now holds the title.
Until this curiosity is appeased it is
safe to say that thoe who in the or
dinary nature of things would give but
littlo attention to boxing affairs will
continue to entertain a lurking hope
that the day may come when Johnson
fihall be fairly beaten in a contest for
the title which he now holds.
With the Welterweights.
The welterweight struggle, which has
not been quite as keenly In evidence in
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thoroughly repre-.tion of the relative quality of football
in the two sections, the Georgia panie
would be shifted to an earlier date.
Since the bicak with George Wasnlnjr
ton, Georgetown has l)?en changing op
ponents cuc:i Thanksgiving Day. and
Manager Bragg's hone Is to fix up .in
agreement wHiereb Giorgctown and Au
burn will close the season on that day.
There Is no denying the strength of
the team of the far South as was
shown bv VanderMIfs feat In holding
Yale tcoreless last fall, and If George
town and Auburn meet, it will be a most
attracts e addition to the Blue and Gray
Princeton Game Unlikely.
Whatever chance Georgetown had of
getting a game with Princeton was sent
glimmering when the men from Jersey
decided to play at Annapplis. The Tigers
are allowed but three, trips each season,
and as these are all now' all taken it
appears as though Washington has lost
lis last opportunity to see the Princeton
cleien in 1911.
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sylvanla for a date, but If the Auburn
contest is aeciaea upon that game, next
to the one with Virginia, will be the big
gest affair of the year at Georgetown
Field. Auburn is immensely popular in
the Southland, the college Itself Is an
institution of the highest standing and
the teams have never been tainted bv
any suspicion of ineligibility.
first class contests as it has been in
some jears, belongs as much by right
to Lew's as to any other boxei.
In condition he has proved himself to
be the master of those In his class. It
Is probably onlv a uuestlon of time when
lie ma be asked to ficht for his
title again, although less attention has
ceen pawl to the welterweight class than
to some others
The lightweight championship Is al-
was somethinc which Is more or less
In dispute, and for real energetic boxing
anrt keeh rivalr usually brlnfts to the
iront some or tne best matches which
are boxed In this country
Wolzast holds the title now', but there
are youngsters who are ready to mtet
him whenever he says the word, and if
one of them defeats him It is xeVy prob-
aiue-mat tne victor will not have to
wait long for a match. Fred Welch
may come over from England looking
for honors In this direction. That seems
to be his present intention.
No one will quarrel with the right of
"Abe" Attell to hold his title. He is one
of the cleverest boxers of his weight
that the world ever saw, and today he
seems to be as good as ever. In his
most recent match In New York, against
"Pal" Moore, even his friends were sur
prised by the skill and resource which
he displayed throughout the contest.
"Johnny" Coulon still holds the bantam-weight
championship, and holds it
simply by his masterful ability in the
ring. How much longer he will retain
it Is a question. Bantamweights have
been developed who have tried to beat
him, but they have been unsuccessful.
Yet it is a class which recruits with
rapidity from the novices who seek
honor in the ring, and It may not be
long before a fighter of that weight shall
be developed who shall be too much for
this Indomitable cungster who has been
The defeat of Jeffries began a new era
in the ring. The defeat of Nelson aston
ished more than one. The murder of
Ketchel shocked boxing enthusiasts and
even those who are but lukewarm in
their fondness for the sport, being at
tracted more by the important events
than by the general run of pugilist!.:
contests Poor Gans has passed away.
Glory for Gallaudet.
Prospects for basketball at Kendall
Green were given a decided boost when
EwMern High School was decisively de
feated by 59 to 14 by Gallaudet. Since
the St. John's game before the holidays,
Gallaudet has been In hard practice, and
the team seems to have struck Its
stride, as Eastern Is counted as one of
the fastest among the schools.
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END OF FEBRUARY
Phillies Play Nationals in
27 and 28.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. M.-Those
Phillies, under the personal culdanca
of President Horace S. Fogol and Man-
er nanoy uooln. will leave town
on the afternoon of February 28 for
the annual tour South, being bound
direct for Blrmlmrlinm A in tVi -n..
of the workout grounds ' for next
There was some doubt about the ex
act date of the get-away, but that
matter was settled, when the club offi
cials selected Tuesday afternoon, Feb
uary 28, for the time to get to work.
Three weeks will be spent In Birming
ham, after which the cluh will snllt
up in two squads and gradually work
iici wily AXJri.il.
The regulars will be the first to
start the jnarch northward. Thev
leave Birmingham on the night of
March 21, going direct to Montgomery.
Ala, where two games will be plaed
on March 22 and 23. Two games will
be played with the Columbia South
Atlantic League club at Columbia on
March 24 and 23. after which the team
will go through to Washington to
tackle Jimmy McAIcer's Washington
Americans on March 27 and 28. From
tho Capital they Jump to Baltimore to
try out Jack Dunn's Orioles on March
29 and 30. arriving home In time to
open the local series with the Athletics
on April 1.
While the daddies will be getting
Into big league form the second squad,
made up of most of the joungsters of
the family, will also have a busy time
Thojc will stay in Birmingham until
March 24, leaving that night for
Raleigh, where the A -:id M College
team will be played on March 23 The
next stop will c at Danville. Va..
wiiere the Virginia League dub of
that place will try oht the Quaker
colts on March 27 and '28 Richmond.
Va.. will see the youngsters perform
on March 29 and 30. and the next two
games on the list are due at Roanoke, ,
Va., on March 31 and April 1
More games are pending on the trip, i
for Manager Dooln intends to keep
this squad busy and aw.iv from Phila
delphia until April 12 After that they
will bo cnlled to Philadelphia and the
spring housecleanlng stunt will b
made before the championship bell
Mike Dee Is Retained
To Train the Phillies
PHIIADELPHIA, Jan. l.-Thc Phil
Jlei signed Trainer Mlko Dec to a
three-year contract jestcrday Dee's
work last vtar was s satisfactory that
his fame as a trainer spread to other ,
clubs, several of whom have leen dick-I
crlng with him. and President Fogel I
deemed It advisable to secure him to a i
three-vear contract, so as to Insure his
8 The 'membeof PhHadSfphta'tiLm
all agree that Dee is the best trainer
they have ever had. His work last year
was a revelation to mem, anu nicy in
all be glad to know that he has been
Dee was a first-class trainer of ath
letes before the University of Pennsyl--vania
secured him. seven or eight
years ago, since which time he has
been Mike Murphy's right-hand man
and from whom he learned a whole lot,
until now he ranks as one of the best
tialners'in the countrj.
Reds' Spring Trip.
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 1. The
itinerary of the spring training trip
of the Cincinnati baseball club has
been completed. ATter the team fin
ished its preliminary work at Hot
Snrlners. Ark., it will open its ante-
season games at Louisville, March 25.
Among other scheduled contests are:
New York Americans at Cincinnati,
April 1, 2 and 3: Cleveland at Cincin
nati, April , o, anu o; ueiruu at
Cincinnati, April 7, 8, and 9; Roches
ter at Cincinnati, April 10. 11.
Enters Another Team.
Not content with having a baseball
team. Foundry Church will enter a bas- j
to meet the other church teams which
arc making records on the courts In the
city. An entertainment will be given at
the church to defray expenses for the
initial games in which the team will
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T,lat basketball team at Gallaudet
is out after the Intercollegiate title in
the winter sport In the District, Is an
cper secret, and the fact that the team
was held over during the holidays to
practice gives indication that the Ken
dall Green team Is going out hot-foot
after the other teams. Several changes
are expected In the line-up during the
This month Is probably the hardest of
any on Gallaudet's intercollegiate bas
ketball schedue, as after the Catholic
University game, Gallaudet will have
Georgetown University as her opponent
at the Kendall Green gymnasium, Sat
urday evening, January 11. On Satur
day, January 21, Catholic University
plays a return game with Gallaudet at
Kendall Green, then the Buff and Blue
quint will go to Ryan gymnasium for
the return game with the Hilltoppers,
Wednesday evening, January 25.
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Pigeon Show Entries
Forecast Big Success
Entries for tlie racing pigeon exhibi
tion which will be held here on Janu
ary 12 and 13 have already begun to
conio In to W. V. Dismer, 1S47 Columbia
road, who is in charge of that feature
of the work.
From advices Mr. Dismer has received
from ulgcon fanciers of the District,
there is every evidence of the coming
show being a big success. The classes
will be for birds flown 250 miles and
over; hlrds flown 10) miles and over;
for young birds untrained, for stock
pairs, and for selling pairs.
In addition to local birds of reputa
t'oii, birds from Chicago, New York,
Philadelphia, and . Boston will be on
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To all the tana of AVaxhlngtou n linppy and pronper-1
Speaking of the team, I am aure all of I
II n Mill do everything- trithln our power to get Waah-f
GKOltGK F. McBUIDE.
IN B01U GiE
Few Years Ago There Were
Few Alleys West of
ST. LOUIS. Jan. 1. The coming con7
ventlon and tournament of the American
Bowling Congress will be tho meanir'of
showing the public what a remarkable
growth this popular indoor sport has
had In the last five years.
" It was only a few years ago that there
were only a few bowling alleys west of
the Alleghanies, but today there is
hardly a village or hamlet In the whole
United States that does not boast of its
alleys, and all of these are occupied, day
and night, by the followers of the game,
which proves conclusively that It is one
of the most popular games of the pres
ent day, and from the present Indica
tions it has a brilliant future.
The American Bowling Congress has
done much toward popularizing the
sport, and since its "organization, a ma
jority of the leagues of the country have
entered its ranks.
In looking over the bowling history of
the year, both in legislative and bowling
1 departments, we And that a great and
auuu nwin uaa Ut-'CIl UUIIC tlliu Ulciuy wist)
and progressive rules have been adopt
ed. Nearly all competitive records have
been broken. More leagues are In ex
istence today than ever before, there are
more bowling alleys than ever before,
there are more bowlers, and the news
papers are devoting more space to it
than they ever did In the past. All this
taken into consideration makes the heart
of the roller glad, and it is surely a pro
In this city every inducement is being
DUt forth to hflv th WAfltftr' pnmu aa
! well as the stronp teams, enter the tour
nament. The tournament company, in
j order to aid the weaker teams, has made
arrangements 10 pay a portion of the
entry fees of the weaker teams. What
the members of these teams lack in their
i ability to pick up spares they will be
ojjie to mane up by hustling and dispos
ing of admission tickets to the .Coliseum.
Georgetown Is Pleased
By Robertson's Entrance
That the pitching corps of Georgetown
has received quite a boost Is being man
ifested today when the followers of the
.team were appraised of th,e fait that
Dick Robertson had entered tho law
school and -would come out for the
taseball team. Robertson's record is
well known, and his many friends and
admiiers are pulling for him to make
ii record for himself in collegiata cir
cles th.s spring.
Blue and Gray Quint
Expects to. Do Better
Basketball al Georgetown will be re
sumed after the holidays with a. ven
geance, and the fact that several 'foot
hall men are out Tor the team will en
hance the chances for beating out New
York University in the game at the
Arcade on Friday night. New York
University comes with tre enviable" rec
ord of having beaten out several of the
hcfct college teams in the country, and
Georgetown will bend every effort to
win out over the fast New Yorkers.
always at the other
end of your telephone
wire. Our Number is
HAY BE CREATED -
Mardi Gras Speed Carnival
More Than Likely to
By HARRY WARD.
Motorists are predicting a new set of
mile-tritck records for the Mardi Gras
spctd carnival, to be held In New Or
leans, Febiuarv 25 and 27.
Homer George, contest manager of the
New Orleans Automobile Club, Is ar
ranging for electrical timing at the modi
and is enthusiastic over the chances for
new marks from one to flftv miles, with
a new record for one hour. The present
orc-mlle tecord for dirt circular tracks
is iS:'Jl seconds, made by Ralph Dc
Pal ma, at Syracuse, September 17 last.
At the same time De Palma lowered the
records up to and Including five miles. A
week later, at Norabeth, Pa., ho lowered
the ten-mile record. Barney Oldfield,
who Is now under suspension by. the
American Automobile Association, holds
the records from ten to fifty miles. De
Palma will hook up with Robert Bur
man, Caleb Bragg, and other speedy
drivers in tne contest for new records.
In order to give the pilots every oppor
tunity to set new world's records the
New Orleans track will be scrapod to
the buckrhot loam, which Is aa hard
as asphalt. It will be thoroughly oiled
to prevent dust bothering drivers.
The United States Motor Company,
one of the largest organizations in the
world, has created a big stir In the au
tomobile world by announcing lower
prices on several of its 1311 models. The
fact that the new prices have been es
tablished on the eve of the New York
automobile show, which is the signal for
heavv buying of cars to begin, Jends ad
ditional interest to the new scale of
prices. The Brush runabout is now list
ed at J139, while the Brush roadster will
sell for 54s5. The new Maxwell prices
are of great interest. The lC-horsepower
runabout remains at JCOO, but includes a
lot of equipment. The model Q is listed
nt S730- model I. J95u. and model EA.
$1,350. The United Slates Motor Com
pany is also bringing out the Sampson
"35" touring car, and a new Columbia
George II. Robertson has definitely
retired from automobile racing and
has gone Into business. He has ac
quired an interest in a New York
automobile supply house and has been
elected president of the concern.
"Smiling George" declares that here
after he will be a spectator only at
speed events on road and track, ex
cept that he may act as an official
occasionally. He drove his first race
at Elkwood Park track in 1903, and
his last public appearanie was at the
Brighton Beach track last Labor Day,
when he defeated Barney Oldfield.
He became famous in 1908, when he
won a twenty-four-hour race on one
Saturday; won the Vanderbllt Cup
race the second Saturday, and cap
tured the first-Falrmount Park road
race the third Saturday, being the
first American to win the Vanderbllt
race with an AmeVlcan-made car. In
1909 he won the Falrmount Park road
race again and also the natlonl stock
chassis race at LowelL He finished
second in the Indiana Trophy race and
third in the Cobe Cup race the same
year. He has numerous other vic
tories to his credit.
"The Willys-Overland Company, for
the llrst time In Its history, will be ex
hibited at the Madison Square Garden
automobile show in New York January
7 to 21," said R. C. Smith, president of
the Overland-Washington Motor Com
pany. "Owing to the fact," continued
Mr. Smith, "that tho Overland company
had a record of making the second larg
est sales in the automobile Industry last
year, the Association of Licensed Auto
mobile Manufacturers allotted the com
pany second choice in space. It accept
ed space 17. which is centrally located in
the main hall." John N. Willys, presi
dent and general manager of the Willys
Overland Company: George W. Bennett,
general sales manager; R. C Smith, ah'd
Lester D. Moore, jr., will be among
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