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Warm Weather Retards. Progress of Washington Football Teams, Say .Couches
IF YOU HAVE NO OTHER EXCUSE, BLAME IT ON THE ELECTION - By Goldberg
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Development of the Local
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By BRYAN MORSE.
All ot the football coaches in Wash
ington are aaklntr for mora seasonable
weather In which to give their charge
more work. The past three weeks, dur
ing which the teams have been endeav
oring to get Into condition, have been
productive of little real football weath
er and without exception the men In
charge of the varlo'us squads are com
plaining. Georgetown has played two games,
and In neither contest has the team
been able to show anything like Its
usual vigor and dash. The' warm sun
has made It Impossible to do much more
-n through the games In a per
functory manner, with the coaches dis
trusted at the physical condition of the
team, which slow development Is laid
directly ut the door of the weather.
In the rtrst week's practice lain
knocked out any chance of hara work,
the field was slippery and the players
were unable to do themselves Justice.
At M. A. C, Uallaudet. Catholic Uni
versity and In the high school circles
the same wall goes up. The late after
noons have been fairly cool, but the
teams for the most part have been un
able to get the men Into the proper con
dition and spirit to take up the game
with any degree of seriousness.
Coaches are hoping the snappy weath
er will soon come along wherein they
can get their men Into the proper con
dition where they will be willing- to
drive along at top speed. One of the
Georgetown coaches expressed himself
ai being unwilling to keep his men at
top speed during the hot pftrlod, as It
Wa feared that several of the players
were, already on the verge of going
stale. These men have worked hard oil
summer at rowing, track work, or other
sports, and have been In condition for
It Is not unlikely that nilly .Cloth,
who Is a full-fledged lawyer at Alex
andria and one of the mosi 'famous
football players and captains of the
University of Virginia, will be added to
the coaching staff at Charlottesville
Oloth'a forte Is line coaching, and he
was. In his day, one of the beat centers
InHhe South. Cloth was at Virginia for
a week and expects to go down later In
the season before the Georgetown game.
With Bice "Warren out with appendici
tis, and Bam Ilonaker leaving, to take
up a position, the Charlottesville coach
ing staff has ben cut down materially,
and It Is expected that' Cloth will re
ceive a call for a position on the coach
ing staff. Virginia allows a paid coach
for two weeks In addition to the head
coach, and It Is expected that some one
will take the position later In the sea
son:. At present Oloth Is greatly needed
and may be prevailed upon to leave his
business and Virginia politics to go to
. Costello, Van Drocklln. and Derby
failed to report to practice at George
town Field yesterday owing to minor
injuries receivea in Boiuruay r game.
None of the players Is seriously hurt,
and all are expected td be on hand to
day. Dave White was out yesterday,
and showed little 111 effects of his re
cent Injury. The big fellow Is expect
ing a shoulder brace which has been
specially made for him. and will enter
scrimmage when It arrives.
Secret' practice was Inaugurated for
the first tlnio On the Hilltop this sea
son yesterduy, and will obtain through
out the year. Coach Cargan had the
men In charge teaching them new for
notions whlth will b used In the Wash,
tngton and Ie game on Saturday.
Georgetown Is expecting a bard game
from the licxlngton team, as Coach Jim
Rellly, the former Tale star,, has a
bunch of good men.
Values Cobb With
- Major League Team
Harry Wolverton, leader, of the trail
ing Highlanders, onca remarked: "Ty
Cobb Is worth J100.000 to any team In
either major league. Put (100,000 on one
side ond Ty Cobb on the other and I'd
take Ty Cobb. He's worth more than
several malor leagtio teams that I
mlirht mention but 1 won't."
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Changes in Line-up Made as
Result of Randolph
CHARIOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. S.
The University of Virginia football
team Is beginning to have Its first real
troubles of the season on account ofi
injuries, iour men oeing seriously nun
and likely to be out for some time.
Four men are on the hn.nltal list
today. Smith, one of the second-string
ends, has two ribs broken: "Hnlke"
Landls Is out with jaundice and a twist
ed necx; Acrre, who has been playing
at half, has a dislocated shoulder;
while Flnlav. the 11 mt team end. has a
beveral changes will mark the prac
tice today, shifts belnc made In the
line-up on account of the poor work
against Randolph-Macon Saturday.
Maiden Is to replace Redus at tackle,
jiuxson taxes uooch's position at half
back, and Cook Is to replace "Dlondy"
Iilanchard at fullback. .
Changes Due in Line-up
Of Maryland Aggies
The Maryland Aggies will start their
flrat &rnm In tha Rlntn nh.M.Ki...i.i.
series on Saturday, meeting tKe Johns
Hopkins eleven. Beveral changes In the
line-up are due on account of Injuries
to two of the regulars. Shlpiey, quarter
buck, and Johnson, fullback.
Johnson has been shifted to end. while
position. VIIIIams, a lineman. Is given
the end while Eddy, a sub lineman, Is
given the call at guard.
NEW HAVEN. Conn., Oct. .-The
Tale hospital Is now emntUit nr in
jured football players and tho coaches
am happy. Halfback Warren, whoso
nnger was broken; Pumpelly, with a
bruised shoulder; Jerome, whose nose
was dislocated; MacLelsh, threatened
with appendicitis: Jack Arnold, suffer-
Jeene SpaldJnir from Indisposition, have
ben declared aound for the fray.
ITHACA. N. T Oct. S.-Coach Sharpe
gave Cornell a lecture straight from the
shouldtr yesterday in the gymnasium,
pointing out the Individual defects, of
the players and showing why they were
beaten .for the second time. AH la
gloom here, most of the hest men belnc
Injured or In npor condition.
Army Men Rest.
WEST POINT. N. T.. Oct. 8-Dlack-board
chalk talk was the only worm
given the Army players yesterday, but
todav the scrimmaging will begin again
to fit the eleven for the Rutgers game
PHILADELPHIA. Oct. sir..,Hn-
ton, Penn's big halfbak, will be out of
the game for at least a month. Injuring
his shoulder In yesterday's practice.
His loss will be felt by the Quakers.
Hobbs in Charge.
AMHERST, Mass., Oct. 8. Henry
Hobbs, the former Tale star tackle,
has assumed charge of the Amherst
eleven end expects to turn out a
winning team. HaturdayV victory
over Colgate, has nlled the playois
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Johns Hopkins' Good Show
ing Redoubles Efforts on
the Navy Field.
ANNAPOLIS. Md., Oct. K The unex
pectedly poor work of tho Navy against
Johns Hopkins, has alarmed the coaches
here, and for several days the Middles
will devote all their time to the funda
mentals of football. Today a sharp
senmmagu win do new. and many of
the veterans will be back In the lineup.
Captain Rodca returned to the prac
tice yesterday. So did Drown, the big
guard; Howe, the other guard: and In
gram, center. Overesch and Cochrane,
barred by low marks In class, were the
Appeal to Yale Men
To Improve Athletics
NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Oct. 8.-Rcfer-rlng
to Tale athletics cs decadent, the
speakers at the meeting held to enroll
crew candidates for the year. Implored
the oarsmen to rcstoiu Its former glory
to the university. "Pa" Coroln, Con
necticut bank examiner, "Tale, "K,"
"Up to this moment, the past fow
years. Tale athletics have been du
cadent Wp have been going down hill.
No one In college has seen a champion
crew, and only a member of the senior
class has Heen a winning team In any
branch of sport. There has been a
feeling among graduates that crew men
try to, win a 'T' more than they for a
victory for Tale."
Pendleton Goes Back
To His Old Place
PRINCETON, N. J.. Oct. 8. "Tol"
Pendleton, the Tigers' speedy captain,
has been shifted to quarterback, the
position he played last year, and the
whole eleven has been given a radical
shake-up by the coaches. "Tubby"
Waller, the lineman, has been sent to
the backlleld: Baker, the halfback, to
right end; Wight, the right end. to the
other wing; and Andrews to the side
lines. Oresham Poe, a Princeton hero, and
Ross Sheffield have Joined tho coaching
Walsh Opposes Cheney
In Chicago Series
CHICAGO. Obt. 8. Ed Walsh, of the
White Box, Is slated to oppose Larry
Cheney, the Cubs' pitcher, In the city
scries, which starts today. The White
Sox are the favorites In betting. Owens
and Drennan, of the National League,
and Connolly and Dlneen. of the Ameri
can League, are to umpire the games.
E. S. Barnard, of the Cleveland Ameri
can League. Is representing the Na
tional Commission at the games.
' Exhibition Games.
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Phlla. Nationals.. 0 10 0 0 3 0 13811 0
Phlla. Americans.. 10030000 04 13 1
nattenes Moore, Alexander, ana Kll
llfer: Coombs, Drown, Crabb and Lapp.
Umpires Hart and Johnstone,
At New Tork. R.H.E.
Yankees 12 0 2 0 10 0 04 K 1
N. T. Nationals.... 2 0 0 000 0 0 0-2 6 2
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Olanta vs. Red Sox.
The Giants and the Red Sox receive
their Initial test today. The first game
Is generally conceded to be tho hardest
of them all After that Is over, the
Players have sited each other up and
come back to earth. What's my dope
on the e'ertesT The Red Sox look good
to me, the series to run to' six games,
and Joe Wood to be the shining light.
Will Fogel goT
The calling of a meeting of the Na
tional League magnates following the
world's series seems to foretell trouble
for Horace Fogql. tho windy president
of tho Phillies. He has stirred up a
mare's nest by his charges against the
umpires and now Tom Lynch la golnir
through with It to the end. which may
be the end of Fogel In major league
Cashlon as actor.
Carl Cashlon made good jesterday at
Hartford, Conn., as an actor. He Im
personated Walter Johnson for five In
nings, giving but four hits, walking
now, and fanning seven In true John
sonian style. His speed was John
soncsque, and the Nutmeggers conclud
ed that he was worth the price of ad
mission. They recognised him from tho
start as the great "Kansas Cyclone."
Women entering tourney.
It Is gratifying In the extreme to see
so many women entering the District
tourney In the singles and mixed dou
bles this year. Last season In one of
tho tournaments the women's singles
failed to materialise because of the fact
that there were too few vntrlea, Miss
Eva Baker Is the title holder of the
District and looks to be the winner
again this year, bb the other players
are not as experienced.
Hoodoo at U. Va.
Virginia Is beginning to get a taste
of tho hard luck which has been our.
Bultjp Georgetown these first weeks of
practice, ooverai gooa men are out with
Injuries at present, which necessitates
shifts In the line-up. In addition to this
the coaching staff has been depleted by
sickness or business obligations, al
though Jtlse Warren returns to his
"Tol" Pendleton. Princeton's football
captain, Is being played at the quarter
position again, and the change seems
to be permanent. Pendleton Is one of
the best quarterbacks In tho country at
present, and should be the natural and
logical choice for the big honor this
fall If he plays up to the standard of
Service elevens quiet.
Little Is heard of the Army and Navy
teams these days, although both teams
are hard at work developing new
elevens. The service elevens get started
later than the other teams In the coun
try, and at present little Is heard of
their progress. West Point has Its
usual hard schedule this fall, whllo
Navy has fewer hard games than are
generally found In former years.
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WITH YALE ELEVEN
Percy Haughton Hopes His
Charges Will Score Heav
ily Against Eli.
Percy Haughton, Harvard leader, now
finishing out the fifth year of his con
tract at Cambridge, Is anxious to see
his eleven roll up a big score on Tale
this year. He has some old defeats to
squaro with tho Ells.
The scarcity of Crimson touchdowns
against the Blue Is one of the remark
able things of football.
During the four years that Haughton
has coached Harvard, the Crimson has
not succeded In scoring one touchdown
against Talc. Two of the games were
tied, 04; one game, 1908, Harvard won
on Kennard's field goal, and the other
went to Talc.
doing back a few years, the record
of Tale skill In defending the goal line
from Its most noted foe Is still more
notable. In twelve years Harvard has
only thrice been able to score on, Tale,
and In every year from 1899, except two,
the men from aCmbridge nave left the
field without having tallied a point,
Haughton, entering pn his last year,
wants to atone for this stinginess of
touchdowns by hurling an avalanche of
them on the enemy, and he believes
that the ew rules will aid him In his
plans, far. In the Judgment of most ex
perts, they are golnng to mean freer
Nutshell Facts of
Fight for Big Flag
At New Tork Polo Grounds Capa
city 38,00) seats.
Boxes (four seats) $2 On public sale
Upper grandstand (8,000), at 3 On
public sale In advance.
Lower grandstand (15,000), at J2 On
sale at grounds only on day of game.
nieachers (15,000), at 81 On sale at
grounds only on day of game.
At Boston. Fenway Park Capacity
Boxes, per seat, 85 On sale In ad
vance; tickets must be bought for three
Pavilion. 1 For sale on grounds.
Bleachers, 50 centB For solo on
Gates at Polo Grounds will be opened
at 10 a. m. on the days of tho games
and all perrons buying tickets will be
obliged to pass directly Into the park.
Division of receipts Receipts of the
games for the world series are to be'
divided as follows;
For the first four games, 10 per cent
of the receipts goes to tho National
Commission; 60 per cent goes to the
pool for the players (60 per cent of the
pool to the winning players and 40 per
cent to the losers); remaining so per
cent of the totnl receipts Is equally di
vided between the two club owners. All
the receipts of the games after the
fourth go to the club owners.
The financial record established last
year was the highest of any world series
to date. Tho total receipts for tho six
games was S3;,ZCI.
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is not made purer by such treatment, and scon the
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AT LAUREL TODAV
Large Fields and Well Match
ed Horses Promise to
Furnish Good Sport.
Another first class card will be run
off at Laurel this afternoon. The fields
are large In every event and closely
matched, making the path of the specu
lator rather rocky.
A big bunch of two-year-olds Is en
tered In the first raco and the start will
have much to do with the decision here.
The ever-consistent Rlngllng with any
fair kind of racing luck should win.
Battery and Stockton figure the con
tenders, although Grosvener may be
dangerous If he runs one of his good
For the Jump Colonel Parr a Miss
Ilvnri looks far the best on her Cana
dian form. Llxzle Flat and Blackbrldge
should go well.
The maiden event presents the usual
perplexities. The much touted Triton Is
entered again and If the stable Is "spiel
ing" this one may win. Irene Gummel
got a rough deal the last time out and
with good luck touay snouia ue nrst or
second. Wood Dove figures good for
the third money.
Dr. Duenner looks best In the fourth
race, although he Is up against a lot of
snecd. Prince Ahmed should be the
contender and might win. Mission,
whose Canadian form was nrst class,
in" . b the sleeper here.
For the handicap the two-year-aid
YAnken Notions must be alven the pre
ference. His last out he beat Lahore
and Sir John Johnson In a fast race and
he should repeat the dose today. 81r
John Johnson may get the place but he
will have llousemaia to oeai.
Col. Cook mav win the last race but
he will have plenty of contention.
Pardner win mane mm step ana so win
Ilreaker Boy. Gates is probably the
best horse In the race but It Is doubt
ful It he can give away the weight.
Finds New Guard.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 8. In the
season's first secret practice the
Harvard coaches have discovered a
new euard. Cleary, a ntrapplnir Im
pounder. He will play In Drlscoll's
place Saturday against Williams. Bob
Fisher Is coaching him and hopes to
make him a star.
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Mixed Doubles Will
Play in the women's singles and
the mixed doubles will continue to
day in the annual District champion
ship tennis tourney which is in prog
ress on the courts of the BachelorV
John K. Graves and Spencer Gor
don, title holders of the men's dou
bles championship, retained their title
yesterday by defeating It. Hornldga und
Arthur Hellen In four sets at 63, 57,
62, and 61.
Tho women's singles wore started yes
terday and numbored several interest
ing matches. Pairings for today follow:
First round Miss Blank va. Mrs. Her
bert Hall; Miss L. M. Miller vs. Mrs.
Second round Miss Enid Holden s.
winner Miss Blank-Mrs. Hall match;
Miss Agnes Hacker vs. Inner Miss
Miller-Mrs. Hathaway match.
First round Miss Edna Corson and
Mr. Patterson vs. Miss Dufour and Mr.
Glesy; Miss Sewell and partner vs. MIs
Enid Holden and It. Hornldge; Miss
Eva Baker and C. T. ChnpmanVs. Mlas
I M. Miller and Mr. Wick; Miss A. M.
Doyle and L. I. Doyle vs. Mrs. Hatha
way and Ralph Barnard.
Jack Coombs Injured
In Opening Contest
PinLADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. S.-Jack
Coombs, struck In the head by one of
Earl Moore's fast balls In the opening
clash between the Mackmcn and the
Phillies, was resting comfortably today
and expects to appear again In the
series for the city championship. Tho
Phillies won yesterday's game, 8 to 4.
The Mackmen were leading In the
sixth Inning when Coombs was hit.
This unfortunate accident took the lite
out of them, and both Brown and Crabb
were wild and easy for the Phillies.
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