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THE WASHINGTON TDIES, TITUBSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1912
; Tech and Central to Meet in Championship Game on Next Saturday Morning
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TECH AND CENTRAL
Game Expected to Decide Interscholastic Football Cham
pionship Advisory Marks Take Good Men
From Blacksmith Squad.
Tech and Central "111 meet Saturday
In what will probably be the deciding
frame of the high school football series.
Both teams hae won their llrst starts,
ami while Eastern's showing against
Central was not calculated to strengthen
the hope that the Ulue and White nai
the best of the high school tciims, Coch
Thomas and the followers of CeMial
believe the team to be In shapu to win.
At Tech they are downbeat ud, und
av so The advisory marks made a
huge dent in the Tech aspirations, four
of tho strong plavirs were laid low
oiul tho followers of the team tay they
hae little hope of beating Central.
On the other hand manv claim that
Coach Hecox has a card u Ills sleeve
and that the reported forfeiture of the
Tech Uum was only a ruse to increase
Central's hope that tho Maroon und
Gray was weak. Those who have fol
lowed Tech know that "lllcks" 13 full
of such little matters of engineering
ubout until he gets the opposition ovei
At all evenuts It should be a good
game. Tech 1 slow and In Its laBt ap
pearance Central was even slower.
Both teams hae big heavy placrs und
It Is thought that the battle will be
the fiercest of all of tho games played
""in King. Central has. perhaps, tho
best of the defenslo backs, while Tech
can offset this with L'ckendorf. Tho
Manual Trainers also boast of Noel
White at tackle, without doubt one of
the strongest linemen In the schools. A
number of other stars are to make an
appearance In the big game.
ilUBlness and Uastcrn. with Western,
are out of the championship class, all
haMng received defeats. Central has
wone IU only start while Tech has
beaten Western, not Impressively, but
with enough margin to show that tho
team Is powerful ones It hits Its strldo.
Central's showing ngalnst Kastc rn was
not the best that It has made this jeur
but all of tho Hluo and White plavcrs
are resolved to wlpo out tho old scores
Til's Cential-Tech battle nssumeH tho
Importance of a Vule-llarvard game in
Kgli school circles every )ear. The two
schools arc old rivals and have man)
past victories and defeats to settle, lp
to the lait three seasons Tech has hid
the better of It but Central has come
hack valiantly and after winning the
title last vear looks good inough to re
tain It this Hcason
1 he final result, however. Is In doubt
up to the last minute of play, for Tech
Is known to be as pnvvciful ns Central
end It will be a question of getting the
Jump In tho first few minutes of plav
The largest crowd of .the season Is ex
mcted to be on handand 1'nlon League
Park should be packed to oversowing
The game scheduledto have been
plavcd tomorrow haMcn postponed
owing to the funeralf the late Ida
M, I)al, one of the members of the
Tech facultj At a meeting of tho fac
ulty advisers It was decided to play
the game Saturday at 10.30 at Union
As Ilefeiec Jack Gass will work at
Itoanoke. Vn In the Washington ami
Lee-V. P. I. game. Lieutenant 1-nnd,
of the JCnvy. will take charge of the
tnntest I'mplre Nellsoa will act In the
time capaclt) that ho has during the
Many of those who remembered a
Smith on tho Eastern high school team
In 190S were of the opinion that Haw lev
Smith, the Enstern high school half
back who featured In Tuesday, was the
same Haw lev Smith did enter Eastern
In 1W, but did not come out for the
team until his second vear
The Smith then plavlng tackle was
Talbot Smith Haw lev Smith's record
was looked up before the season i-tarted
nnd lie would not have been a member
of this veal's Eastern tram had he
rompleted his four years on the rchool
Indians Work Hard
For Army Contest
CARLISLE. Pa., Nov 7.-The Car
lisle Indian football siuad had Us fill
of every depat (mint of the gridiron
game vestetdav afternoon on Indian
l'leld The local officials have received
warning that West Point Intends to do
n big hit of scalping tBelf on Siturday
when the teams clash nt tho Mllltaiy
Beginning with track work and more
than the usual rudlmcn's. Coach
Warner In signal practice covered all
of the new plavs he has developed Jn
the last two weeks, and followed by a
forty-mlnutn scrimmage, which ran well
The regulars were opposed by the
subs under the direction or Assistant
Goa'h Ixmo Slir. Carlisle's liupk Held
showed better form today In signals and
scrimmage than It has set done, and
the players freely expressed their de
'slre to get themselves In shape to meet
an thing the military strategists may
offer on Saturday.
Within a month the school basketball
teams will be clashing for superlorltj,
according to plans made by repiesenta
tlves of Iluslncss, Western, Eastern,
Army and Navy Prep, and Cathedral
Schools, who met last night at the Y.
M. C. A. Decauso of the ability to play
but one game each week, the School
League will be composed of but the
above rnmed teams. Other Institutions
were present at last night's meeting, but
were not admitted to the organization
for the foregoing reason.
The following schedule has been
The schedule follows. Filflny, Decem
ber IS, Cathedral vs lluslness; 11, West
tin vs. Cathedral; 30, Eastern vs. Army
and Navv. January 3, Eastern vs. Dull
ness, 10, Western vs. Army and Navy;
17, Eastern vs. Cathedral; 21, Western
vs. Business: 31, Cathedral vs. Army
nnd Navy; 1'ebruary 7, Western vs.
Eastern; 11, Business vs. Army and
Cathedral was represented by Georgo
E. Green, Western by C. O. Donovan,
Business hv 11. M. Turnburke, Eastern
by Manager E. 11. Eakle, and Capt J. C.
Eakle Army and Navy Preparatory
School failed to send a representative,
but pledged themsdves to put a teum In
the field some weeks ngo.
Army Fears Indians
In Saturday's Game
WEST POINT, Nov. 7. Preparations
for the game with Carlisle were con
tinued jesterday. After a ten-minute
signal drill, the afternoon's workout was
devoted almost entirely to a lev lew
of tho foimatlons and plas to be
sprung on the Ilcdsklns Saturday.
Somo of the regulars did not got In
for any strenuous woik. Hobbs was
used on both the legular and scrub
tama, kick formations, and showed
some fine work In the putnlng line.
Kejes and Prlchard alternated ut quar
ter. Tho former, with Merrill at the
receiving end, executed a pretty for
waid pass foi a thirty-yard guln, and
Pilchard and aillesplo i created, a few
minutes later, with the same play.
Two other trials of tho forward pass
went to the bad and Kees' only at
tempt at a Held goal from the M-yard
fine was blocked bv a scrub forward
Coffin, plavlng In Keyes' place at full
back on the regulars, made the only
score, on u 13-aid run around the
scrub's right wing.
National capital Duckpln League Po.
tomac vs Y M. C. A.
District Duckpln Leaguo-Sacneers vb.
Southern Itallroad ClerkB" League
Manugeis vs Accountants
Noitheusten Duckpln Lcaguo Kcane
Departmental League Agriculture vs.
Terminal League Land and lndtistrl U
Carioll Council League Ovandos vs
Shoes Made Archer.
They rnv a pair of tight shoes innde
Jlnunv Archer tho gicatest throwing
catcher of his time
Lipton Offers Cup.
Sir Thomas Lipton has promised a
Ki.cPO silver challenge- cup to the Winni
peg Itowlng Club tn be row id foi by
clews from tho Ln'ted States and
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Aero the hanky dilef
Unfortunately for J. Harvard unci the TiRor, Yale
doesn't appear to pay any particular attention to tho
Qrandolddope In nny section of Its manifold trends. The
Bluo lias a highly technical way of piking along until
tho ninth Inning and then bunching hits.
As For Penn State.
In behalf of, our old St. Andrew's chum, C. Atherton,
we arise to correct tho statement that Penn State was
beaten by Pennsylvania last season or tied by W. and J.
In the last fow seasons Penn State, with 2,500 students
to draft from, has risen to be ono of the big powers in
footballdom, with teams which rank aB tho peers of any
mixed with the game. As a matter of fact, Penn State
has grown to bo entirely too boisterous to meet any of
the best football people who have tho habit of coughing
and looking intently in the opposito direction when
she steps up and suggests a date.
The Old Days.
Is football on tho upward douikI? There was a
clamor of excitement when Charley
booted three goals and he w.w hailed
greatest kicker of all time.
Yet among tho old guard whose main pastime was
booting the swine's Inflated epidermis, more than one
has kicked from three to five goals a game, while In one
baltlo Pat O'Dea. of Wisconsin, drop-kicked tho oval
across the bar sixty-five yards away.
If a gentlemanly athlete planted
kick in this frenzied era, the nation's
would be forced to uoublo Its spaco to have said athlete
depicted In proper form and size.
The Balldom Shadow.
Baseball, In one way, was never more prosperous. In
another wa It was necr closer to the breakers of dis
aster. This shadow doesn't loom In any way from the
ranks of rhe players or as many feared, from the gam
bling clement of the fans.
It doesn't loom from the umpiring or from the man
agers. All tho discredit now cast upon tho national
game comes from certain club owners, who are furnish
Cadets Report Earlier
For Football Practice
ANNOPOLIS. Mil., Nov. 7. Tlu will
ingness of the Naval Academy authori
ties to help the team In nn feasible
manner was Indicated by an order Is
sued vesterduy which 'Ovldcs that
members of the football squad may be
released from classes so os to repoit
on the football field before 3 o'cloek
........ nr.ncmw.n ..rttll aflu. tl.a flnul '
game against the Aimv team The Is
suance of the order was hailed with
gieat delight bv the whole squad, and
tho coaches, and the first praLtlce under
tho new conditions took place 5 ester
The coaches have practically decided
that bin ring accident both Ilodes and
l.eonnid vvlli be found In the back field.
Notwithstanding their lack of weight,
Leonard Is continuing his brilliant end
running, and on several occasions yes
teiday delighted the crowd with his
fliic work As he runs five or ten
aids better than anv other member of
the Eiiiiad, It Is prnctlcullv settled that
he veil) stav In the regular lineup.
There Is also much satisfaction with
the work of Captain Ilodes Is doing at
quarterback, and his bandittis of punts
lucspeciallv good. Ingram, Falling, and
II llarilsun, are fighting it out for tho
two other positions behind tho line
All three ate hlg fellows.
Sherman and De Oro
Meet Again Tonight
NEW YOR.K, Nov. 7 -Alfredo Dc Oro,
the Cuban who holds the pool cham
pionship of the world, will enter tho
second round of his match with Frank
Sherman, of Washington under a hlg
handicap Sherman defeated him 2cl to
1.1) In the opening night's plav. The
match ends tomorrow night
Nickerspn Gets Job.
BOSTON, Mass., Nov 7-Hennin
Nlckerton. snen tin uedltor of the Hnntnn
Journal, was appointed sccntsiv of the
lionion .National League team,
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Thr hunt for Tinker's on the wt,
And, final straw
Iloen any n knurr of Job for Cflhh,
For JnhliNon and MrGravrf
by many as tho
a 65-yard drop-
Increases In Weight
Off Home Cooking
High cent of Ilvlne has lilt the
country around Carthage, III.,
particularly hard since "Itlppy"
Williams, tho Climbers' Ms
hack stop, arrived homo for bis
Tilnter hibernation. "Jtlpp)" Ig
ono of the host llttio caters on
the team, and lie took his appe
tite with him when he left .New
York. "I am weighing ten
pounds more now thun rfhon tho
heason quit," writes "Hippy,"
"and when I report in the
spring, I should easily tip the
lienm at '200 pounds. Played
OTcry day next jenr, I think I
shall hit around .II.'O, and I
guess Griff can overlook somo
other weaknesses In my make
up If I can do that."
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27 YFARS ucelul practice l
1 JL,mvj , cure ot c)lrul,,.
Acrvuun, and Special UUcuu ul Men
am! W omen.
Means lleallk to You If You Sunet
Vrom Cnurrh, ubttliy, ltheunistiini, Conacl
pstion i'llcs. Throat. Luni, liralo, IIwl
lllood, and bkla IMiean, Nrvoua Debility,
Kidney Ulieawm, madder troubles, bpeclde
lltuttl PoleuDlng-, Uruptlone. Ulcers, sad all
prloale dleJi cured (ur UN by ttlt
CIIAIICKS LOW INCLUDING) MEDICINE!
Critaie Walllnsr llnom far l.adlea,
if l II I U a. fiuwUra, U l la,
ing more harm than all other sections of the game
lumped into one mass. It Is this class of club owners
that Is now discrediting the game, and unless the gen
eral standard of owner Is raised In tho older league,
at least It Is only a matter of brief time heforo the
public turns away In disgust.
With the Players.
It is a noteworthy fact that, taken In tho wholo, tho
pIuyerB have been vastly more of a credit to their game
than tho average of club owners. There are many high
types at the head of ball clubs, but we are now speaking
of the average run. And any sano movement which the
Players' Association makes toward uplifting the gamo
will meet with the sweoplng approval of tho public, no
matter what the upper mandarins have to say about it.
If any ball player had pulled one-tenth of the stuff
which Fogel and Murphy have put across, this player
long since would have been drlcn from the game Why
should those with power who are In more responsible
places be allowed to wreck a gamo In which their only
Interest Is the gate receipts?
If tho players are supposed to receive a good ex
ample from those on top of tho heap, suppose they start
in by Imitating Horace Fogel and Charley Murphy?
While this seems to be tile season of the Crimson
hosed along all lines of sportive activity, wo haven't
seen as yet any laurel drawn In by a certain vicinity
which first launched the era of red-legged toggery. It
will require something more than a landslide, apparent
ly, to hoist Bedland from tho grotto of despair.
So the old war cry scatters for 1913 tho refrain
stands Tinker to Egan to Hoblltzel; and perhaps
Doolan to Evers to Salcr, capped by Wagner to Miller to
If you happen to bump Into or run across a certain
rotund party tackling a six-foot putt without a wrinkle
on his brow or without a distraction of any sort affecting
Ills game it will bo one who never again will bo foolish
enough to rollnqulsh tho mashle for tho sceptre nor tho
raro freedom of the nineteenth hole for tho grinding
cares of tho Whlto House.
Washington and Lee May
Lose Two of Its Men
ROANOKi:. Va., Nov 7 -Itaftery and
Hone, two of the Washington and Le
plavers, have been protested by tho
athletic authorities of the Virginia Polv-
tcchnlc Institute and may not be a
lowed to play In Saturday's gume for
the champlonthlp. Itoth plavers nte
said to have pins oil professional base
ball In the Appalachian League.
V, P. I. will play the game, It Is un
derstnod, whether or not the two pro
tested! playcrB are In the line-up. Ath
letle tclatlcns between the two Instl
tutlons may be severed, It Is sold, unless
Washington and Lee makes some satis
faetoiy reply to the authorities who
have gone to Lexington to tako up ttjo
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HOPE FOR VIRGINIA
AS Til NEARS TO
Victory Over Vanderbilt
Boosted Prospects of
CIIARLOTTKaVIM.K.. Va . Nov 7
Vlrginla Is looking forward to the
Georgetown game on November 16 with
some Idea of success for the tlrst time
this season The Impetus given the
hfint. rf fhn nl,i,n In thn f-rrut ahnL.
"h unuiBi . iciiuri urn iufi ouiurua?
bus boomed the Virginia stock to the
point where the followeMs cf the team
arc expecting to meet tho lllue and
Gray on even terms.
I'p to within three weeks ago Vir
ginia was expecting overwhelming de
feat at the hands of their ancient rivals,
Georgetown, now the story is different,
und the Orange 'and lllue Is hoping for
the best The spirit of the university
haB taken a turn In favor of tho Vir
ginia team The men are working
harder than ever, and If willingness
e'ounts for an thing Coach LUIott wilt
take a tram to Washington eager and
able to cope with the lllue and Gray
The tlrst real scrimmage since the
Vanderbilt game took plac- at Iimbeth
Field )estcrdav, and while tho ranks
were depleted by the ubsenco of sev
eral of the regulars all of the men took
n lively Interest In the work. The
scrubs scoreil thiee touchdowns on the
regulars Smith, Lnndes, and Randolph
doing the heavy work
The n-gulaiK lined up ns follows. Gil
lette and McDonald, ends, Woolfolk
and Rectus, tackles. Carter and Jett,
guards llrown center- Randolph, quar.
terbark: Landes and Majer, halfbacks;
Captain Todd, Goocb, Maiden. Flnlay,
and Wood were all In uniform, hut vvero
kept out of the scrimmage. Hcyond
feeling finite pore from the stiff bnttle
with Vanderbilt, they are In good condi
tion and will probablv be back In thn
line-up todav Maiden plaved a bard
gnme In Nashville and Is vet quite stiff
In th preliminary practice Acree and
Flnlnv spent some time In practicing
kick-offs and punting. The former Is
gelling to drive the hall for good dis
tances Penn Varsity Shows
Wi:.aT PIIII.ADKLPHIA. Pa , Nov. 7
The Penn team was sent tbtough the
last hard scrimmage of the week 5 ester
day Today th"v will leave for the
Wh'tnnrsh County Club, where they
will remain until just before tho game
with Michigan on Saturday.
With Mereer and Harrington back In
the line-up, the varsity showed the best
offense dlsplaved so far and scored flvu
times on the scrub In loss than a halt
hour. All the regulars with the ex
ception of McNaughlon nie off the
hospital Hit, and tho team that opposes
Yost's machine will present Its strong
The Thompson School defeated the
Abbott School by 1J to 9 In a base
ball game vestetday
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WILL MEET OREGON
Hollander and Whalen of
Last Year's Squad
Georgetow n Unlv crslty w III undoubted
lv play one of the strongest collegiate
basketball teams In the country early
In January, when they meet the nulnt
representing the Oregon Agricultural
College, champions of the Pacific north
wrst on the Arcade floor.
The Oregon Aggies are to make a
sK weeks tour of the Hast and middle
est, meeting the pick of the colle
giate world, and Manager Madlgan, of
the West End five has practically com
pleted arrangements for placing tnem In
Washington during the early inert of
Jnnuarv, un the day following the Ag-gle-h'
game with the Navy. If possible
The Geoigctown L'nlverfitr uuint was
further strengthened today bv the ap
pearance of Hollander and Whalen, two
of last j ears letter men, who had tailed
to repoit for other practice. Roth
veterans reported In full shape, and It
will be a difficult matter for the other
candldutes to win the veterans' old posi
tion Capt Ronajne Waldron also. Is
showing much of the form which made
htm one of the best forwards In South
Atlantic bnskttball last ear, and -he
should be able to set un Illustrious ex
ample for his men to follow.
Rube Wears Cane.
Rube Marrjuard Is wearing a cane,
now that he Is a vaudeville actorman.
The Reuben beenme addicted to glove
shortly after arriving In Gotham, so It
can be said without fear of contradic
tion that he Is fully metropolitan In all
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