THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THTTRSDAY; FEBRUARY 4: 1915.
UP TO DATE SPORTS American League Defies Feds to Make Them Worry Much
ISSUES DEFI 10
United Front Is Opposed to In
vaders by American League
Moguls, Who Simply Refuse
to Worry About Them.
"Down With Economy" Is
Slogan, and Baseball's Czar
Forces National League to
Follow His, Example.
By LOUIS A. DOUGHER.
Defiance to the Federal League is
breathed in everyjnovc of Ban John
son and his cohorts. Far from cut
ting expenses at the expense of the
playing organization because of the
invasion by Jimmy Gilmore's band,,
the American League has tossed
aside all fear. All its old rules will
be kept and, furthermore, as an
added defi, American League clubs
have been authorized to begin train
ing "whenever they please."
The skillful handling of league af
fairs by Ban B. Johnson is once more
shown. In December the National
League suggested its cut to twenty
one players. Now, after Ban John
son's sturdy action in the face of
Federal League warfare, the Na
tional League will next week be
practically compelled to follow the
lead of the younger organization, or
lose in the estimation of the public.
The excellent team work of American
lrfsaeiu; magnates is also shown in the
unanimous vote to allow President
Johnson to hunalo the waiving of draft
privileges from the three Class AA or
Kanlzations. Ban has been olothed with
authority to not as he sees fit, following
a conference with President John K.
Tcner. of the National League. If the
Federal League is succcsalul, it will not
bo because of the weakness of the
American league. It is this point that
Han Johnson has sunk home, too.
As In 1911. each club will be allowed
to retain thirty-five players in the pla
itig periods between August 13 and May
16. Between May 15 and August 15,
only twenty-five players will be allowed
on the roster. During the winter tli
bky will be the limit.
The use of the "emery ball" has been
tabooed, and now Joe Wood will havo
to do some real Ringing to get by.
Two season passes, good lor every big
league park in the league, will be given
each piayer, thus elevating the ath
letes to the rank of baseball writers.
The schedule has been adopted oftlclal
ly, which is hardly a surprise.
Colonel Kuppert and Captain Huston,
the new VanKee owners, were intro
duced, coaxed into making speeches, and
then shown where to bay.
Outside of these few little details
nothing really happened at Ban John
son's Katheilng, wmch should please Oll
moro et al.
Trade winds blew awhile but only
f.ll'l II.-. nH .L.u ll .l.i
"inn-, iuiu iiicu quii wiiuoui success,
Colonel liouges oiiereu to irucle iua
llaniilton lor (l.Cio.uOu.
Colonel Huppeit wouldn't listen to a
trade tor Krltss Mal&el.
Joe llirmnihluim offered to accept the
Polo Grounds lor Joe Jackson.
Bill Carrlgun wus deal to deals in
olvlng any of his southpaws, Vean
Gregg, George losler, Hubert heonaixl,
or Ray Collins.
Connie Mnck turned down all offers
for Rube Oldring.
Charlie Comlskey didn't even dare
mention Bert Shotten's name.
"But 'twas a famous victory.'
Bill Carirgan ogrecd to let Walter
Rehg ga to the YankB.
Frank Navin agioed on a pr'ce for
Walter Plpp and Hugh High, both of
whom will play with the Yankees In
Ulsht here all swapping, transferring,
bartering, and selling ceases.
The usual mouse has come from the
American I.eng?p mountain.
Manager Clark ('. Griffith returned
from New York radiant at his success
in staving off the cut in playeis allowed
each cluli. He had been against the idea
from its inception, and went to New
York to campaign among the managers
"That's all I did," said Griff todoy,
"talk against this chopping down the
number of plajers allowed the Various
clubs. Not a word was breathed con
cerning trades. Nobody said anything to
me, and I haven't any plajers to use,
The Vld Fox had something to say
about the expected decision' of .Judge
Lanrtis lu Chicago.
"While 1 huvt-n't the slightest idea as
to what his decision will be," said the
Griff men's boss, "I don't think he'll do
anything that will hurt baseball. He Is
one ot tlic most enthusiastic funs in the
country, and knows that the game has
been conducted honestly and uprightly.
If wr have made mistakes, he'll say so,
but be won't do anything that will ruin
the game. Of that 1 feel sure."
The Yankees will icmain at the Polo
Grounds orf at lont two moro seasons,
according to Colonel Ruppert. It had
been said that a new American League
park would be available for lDlfi
Commission will be held In Clncinna
or Chicago Satuiday, Irrespective of tli
dec'sion to be handed down by Jud
l.andis on or bofoie that day.
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Commission will be held In Cincinnati
Charlie Comlskey predicts a leal
"come back" for Kd Walsh next sum
mer He says that the "l!ix Reel'' has
rested thoroughly, hikI will bo In tin
top foim in 19M. though he will hardly
be able to pitch his usual live or six
ymcs a week.
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OFFICIAL AMERICAN LEAGUE SCHEDULE, 1915
April 22, 23, 24, 25
Jane 27. 2N, 29, 30
Oct. 1, 2, S
April so. Mar 1. S
May (ai), cti),
An. 14, 15
Sept. 7, 8
April 26, 27, 28, 28
May 28, 20, 30
Sept. 4, 5, (6), (6)
May 11, 12, 13, IB
July 8. 10, 11. 12
An. 24, 26, 26
Mar 16, 17, 18, 1
July 18, 14, 15, 16
Ana-. 27, 28, 2D
Mar 24, 25, 26, 27
July 22, 23, 24, 25
Auf. 21, 22, 23
May 20. 21, 22, 23
July 17, IS, 10. 20
Aua 18, 10, 20
Rickey Thinks Collins
May Land Flau for Sox
Brownies' Manager Says Former Mackman Will Make "Wise"
Club, Besides Hitting and Fielding Like Star Connie
Won't Miss Men Who Have Left His Ball Club.
By CLARENCE F. LLOYD.
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4. Branch Rickey
claims that it is possible to transform a
tall-ende,r into a pennant winner by the
addition of one player. To prove that
such a thing is possible he asks that the
White Sox, of Chicago, who recently ob
tained the services of Edward Trow
bridge Collins, late of Philadelphia, be
closely watched during the approaching
In Rickey's opinion. Collins is likely
to -make a (lag winner of tho White
Sox. despite the fact that the Hose fin
ished in sixth place In 1911, being beaten
out of fifth place by the Brownies by
the narrow margin of a single game.
"If I were a betting man," said
Rickey, "I would feel just as safe hold
ing a ticket on the White Sox us I
would with a wager on most any of tho
heavily backed favorites In the race. It
would not surprise me a bit if the Sox
won the pennant.
"The White Sox may not have been
very impressive looking last season,
but the addition of Collins will make
tho ChicuKo team one to be feared Col
lins will make the Sox a smart ball club.
Ho Is a brainy ball player himself. That
will help cmite a bit. His presence on
the ball club will make those about him
more alert and active."
In picking tho White Sox as pennant
contenders this season, Rickey Is tak
ing it for granted that Clarence "Pants"
Rowland, the new manager, will be a
success. Ho met the new Sox leader on
his recent trip to Chicago, and says he
was impressed with President Comls
"Resides being a wonderful hitter anj
fielder, Collins, will supply the Sox
with 'itrav matter.' " continued Rickey.
"The Sox have long been known as a
weak hitting aggregation, but with Col
lins In the line-up, it will give them a
clean-up man to be telied on. He
knows the batters of the other clubs
and will not only play for them him
self, but will place his teammates, too.
"(Jive ran a certain .300 hitter like Col
lins and I would not hesltato to say
that tho Browns would figure an a pen
nant contender. It means a whole lot
to a club to have a player like him
In its ranks.
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such grcnt things for the White Sox,
now that Collins is a member of that
team, the Browns' manager was asked
what effect, if any, the loss of Collins
would mean to the athletics.
"The Athletics will probably miss Col
lins at first." Rickey ansswered, "but
It wllUnnt be long before the Phlntoel
Phla tHib finds Itself, even though ho Is
"In this connection. I wunt to make a
prediction. It is that Larry Lnjole, who
will probably play second In Collins'
place this seaason. will have a great
year. The now sunpundJuga ate sure
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April 14, 15, 16, 17
July (5), (5), 6, 7
Auk. 16, 17
April 18. 10, 20, 21
July 1, 2, . 4
Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 2
April 26. 27.
June 20, 22,
Sept. (6), (6)
May, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
May 28, 39. 30 v
Sept. 3, 4, 5
April 18, 10, 20, 21
July 1, 2, 3, 4
Auk. 31, Sept. 1, 2
April 14, 15, 16, 17
June 27, 28, 29
July (5), (5)
Oct. 2, 3
May 16, 17, 18, IB
July 13, 14, IB, 16
Auk. 27, 28, 29
July 22, 23. 24, 25
Auk. 21, 22
May 11, 12, 13. 15
July 9, 10, 11, 12
Auk. 24, 25, 26
May 20, 21,
July 17, 18,
Auk. 18, 19,
May 26, 21, 22, 23
July 17, 18, It, 20
Auk. 18, 19, 20
May 16, 17,
July 18, 14,
Auk. 27, 28,
May 24. 25, 26
July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Auk. 21, 22, 23
May 11, 12, 13, 15
July 9, 10. 11. 12
AUK. 24, 25, 26
to make a difference in the work of tho
Rickey ventures the opinion that Con
nie Mack will not miss Chief Bender
and Eddie Plank, who have hopped to
"Hender will bo missed least of all."
continued Rickey, "because there aro
other right-handers on the Philadelphia
club who can step In Immediately to
take his place. I am thinning of
Shawkey, Bush, and Wyckcff. Plank, in
my opinion, was more valuable to Mack
than Bender, but his place will soon bt.
filled, either by Pennock, who has al
ready proven that he's a great left
hander, or try Bressler, a ioung boy
who came like a house afire last sea
son. "The Athletics, despite the loss of
Collins. Bender, and Plank, will be
heard from, and must be conceded their
annual chance to win the pennant."
"How about the Red Sox of Boston?"
"At times, I believe that this team Is
too strong for the other clubs In the
league,' was Rickey's come-back.
Still, U'b a long, long way to Oc
Of Woman Handicapper
NEW YORK. Feb. 4. Fred Rubien.
the president of the Metropolitan As
sociation, announced last night that he
had appointed Mrs. Katherine F.
Mehrhen, the president of the National
Women's Life-Saving Society, tho llrht
woman commissioner and official handi
capper of female swimmers.
Although it only leaked out last night
mm me norci r.K. oeen rnnrerrfu on
Mrs. Mehrhen, several members of the
Life-Saving Society, as well as some
of the swimmer, have already protest
cd avnlnst her appointment. They main
tain that Mrs. Mehrhen does not know
enough about the art of swimming to
occupy the position of handicapper, de
spite the fact that sho has been at the
head of the Life.-Savlng Society for the
last two years.
Cornell Track Captain.
ITHACA. N. Y., Feb. 4.-Oliver A.
Reller, captain of the Cornell track
team and ono of the best sprinters ever
turned out at Cornell, will be unable to
run for the Ithacans this year, he an
Reller was badly injured In a motor
cycle accident on a road near here last
fall, and, though ho has recovered "suf
ficiently to roturn to tho university
from his home In St. Louis, he Is not
r. .tu takp Part ln athletics.
Roller has takon Becond place In tho
100-yard dash at the intercolloglutes for
the last two years, and is the greatest
sprinter Moakley has uncovered In a
May 4. 5, 6. 7, 8
June 20, 22, 23, 24, 26
June 12, 14, 15, 10
Auk. I, 3, ), 7
Sept. 21, 22, 23
April 30, May 1, 2
Auk. 14, 13
Sept. 7, 8
23, 24, 20
April 22, 23, 24, 25
July 6, 7, 8
Auk. 16, 17
Sept. 0, 10
June 17, IS, 19
Auk. 9, 10, 11, 12
Sept. 24, 25, 27, 28
June 4, 5, 7, 8
July 27, 2H, 20
Sept. II. 13, 14, 15
May 20, 21, 22, 23
July 17, IN, 10, 20
Auk. 18, 19, 20
May 0. 24. 25, 26. 27
July 22, 23, 24, 25
Auk. 21, 22
Oct. I, 3,
Mar 11, 12, 13. 13
July 0, 10. II. 12
Aug. 24, 25, 26
April 14, 15, 16
.Ml) 20, Cil). (31)
Ail. 31, Sept. 1,2,8,4
May 16, 17, IN, 19
July 13. 14, 15, 16
Auk. 27. 2S. 29
Oct. 1, 2
Says Manager Insisted That He
Take First Two and Oppo
nents Got Wise.
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb, 4.-Fandom
generally has expressed a world of
satisfaction that Ping Bodlc Is u mem
ber of the 1915 Soals. The baebnll
golng public has it doped out that
Bod e Is to be u tower of strength to
tho local club, and Wolverton has been
While it Is true thut Bodlo apparent
ly fell off in his hitting last season with
the Sox, there is an excuse for the
Rtimr. fin thnrA i.nn(trnllv In
Bodle, In fact, presents the 'explana- j
"All last season," he declares, "Calla
han insisted upon my going up to the
plate, looking them over, and i wait
ing out tho first two. Naturally, the
pitchers got wise to what was going on
and waited themselves. Tho first two
would have been easy to h't. Then
would come a bad one. and buck to the
bench I would go, looking like a fool "
Wolverton Isn't inclined to go into
details, but contents himself with the
statement that ho knows what Bodle
can do In the hltt'ng line, and is sat
isfied that time will prove his theory.
Ping has been conditioning himself
this w'nter with hunting and bowling.
"I'm more glad than I can tell you
to be back ln California." he told the
boys today. "1 never did like the Eabt.
Young Ahearn Offered
Bout in Havana Ring
NEW YORK. Feb. 4. Dan McKetrick,
manager of Young Ahearn, yesterday
received a cablegram from George
hradt, the Havana promoter, offering
Young Ahearn the opening light in the
Havana A. C. on February 13. Bradt
or'glnally scheduled Sam McVey and
Sam Lungford for this date, hut ho of
lers to pit Ahearn against Eddie Mc
Ooorty, Jimmy Clnbby, or Buttling Le
vlnsky. M'cKotrlck replied that he
would prefer Al McCoy, claimant of the
championship, as Ahearn's opponent,
but would be wlll'ng to tako any of the
other men named, and added that us
far as Ahearn Is concerned the match
Fordham Will Get Much
' Basketball in Three Days
Fordham University is duo here to
night for a game of basketball with the
Oeorge Washington Unlvenity quint,
and will be put through a course of
sprouts in the next thieo days. Tlio
New Yorkerti In .stacking up against
Oeorge Washington tonight at the Ai
mory nt 8 30 begin a se-los of smnos '
Tomorrow night at Carroll Institute
Catholic University tulies ui tho vls'
tcrs. and on Saturday night Die Osl
laudet five gets u crack ut the Fordham
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June 17, 18, 19
Auk. 9, 10, 11, 12
Sept. 24. 25, 27, 28
31, Auk. 2.3
17, 18, 20
June 4, 5, 7, 8
July 27, 28. 29
Sept. 11, 13, 14, 15
June 12, 14. 13, 16
Auk. 4, 5, 6, 7 ,
Sept. 21, 22, 23
June 9, 10, 11
July 30, 31, Au. 2, S
Sept. 10, 17, 18, 20
May 6. 7, 8
June 1, 2, 3
Sept. ttl,(6, 7
Sept. 29, 30
28, 29, 30
26, 28, 29
April 17, 19. 20. 21
Oct. 1, 2
10, 20, 21
21, 22, 23, 24
April 14, 15, 16
May 28,29, (31), (31)
Sept. 1, 2, 3, 4-
Winter Sports At Navy
Are Excellently Organized
First Big Day Comes Next Saturday, When Basketball, Fencing,
Wrestling, Swimming, and Gymnastics Will Occupy the
Attention of Every Midshipman at Academy.
ANNAPOLIS, Feb. 4. Winter sports
are more varied, nnd probably more
systematically organized at the Naval
Academy than at any other place In tho
Fnlted States. Moreover, It Is certain
that theie Is no place which offers so
many fine contests ln the different
branches of college athletics which are
In vogue at that time of the year. Tho
Acadtiny, authorities have a special of
ficers whose duty It is to keep tho mld
Hh.nmen busy In athletics throughout
the year, and there Is no gap between
the ending of the football season at the
last of November and the beginning of
basebull and other spring sports late
It Is not at all unusual for there to be
five contests. In as many different
branches of athletics on some of the
Saturdays In February and March. This
is due to the fact that the Naval Acad
emy Is represented in every branch of
sport regularly taken up by the colleges,
and that practically all of the contests
take place here. Saturday, February 6,
will be the first of the big days lu win
ter athletics. On that day, the midship
men havo tho following schedule : Bas
ketball. Dartmouth ; fencing, Massachu
setts Institutes of Technology ; swim
ming, University of Pittsburgh : gym
nastlcb. New York University; wiest
llng. Pennsylvania State College.
It can bo fairly claimed for the Naval
Academy that no other Institution has
so good u record in these winter sports
as the Naval Academy. For the two
seasons preceding this, the Midshipmen
won all their games at basketball, nnd
this season have been defeated only by
Yale. For two seasons, the gymnastlo
team has been unbeaten, and the
wrestling team, meeting tho best in tho
East, has lost but one match a season
for the past two years. No team, ex
cept West Point, has as good a record
in fencing, and this season was begun
by beating Harvard badly last Satur
day. Swimming Is the cnlv one of the win
ter c ports in which tho midshipmen line
a ir.cdlocro record. This Is rattier gall
ing to the Navy contirgent. ,as It Is
felt that the embryo naval officers
should make a big name in a fport &o
clojely connected with their profession.
Lest oar thero were distinct signs of
Improvement, and this hccson It Is
hoped to reach a much higher standard.
Soccer Is also played at the Naval
Acadcmj. but so far activity In it has
been confined to class gamos, a series of
which is now in progiess.
The other Saturdays lu February, ana
thn first two in March, offer the fol
lowinir progiams; February 13 Basket
ball, Cornell; fencing. New York Fenc
ers' Club; swimming, University of
Pennsylvania; gymnastics, Haverford,
.wrestling, l.ohlgh, February Urt Rasket
ball, Pennsylvania Stuto College; fene
lug, Washington Fencers' Club; wrest
ling, University of Pennsylvania; gym
nastics, Yale; Ifntiruu fi-tiwisuaiag.
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June 4, 5, 7, 8
July 27, 28, 21)
Sept. II, 13, 14, 15
12, 14, 15, 16
4. 5, , 7
21, 22, 23
June (17). (17), 18,10
Auk. 9, 10, II, 12
Sept. 24, 25, 27
4, 5, 7, 8
27, 28, 29
11, 13, 14, 15
June 9. 10, 11
July 30, 31, Auk. 2. 3
Sept. 16, 17, 18, 20
17, 18, 19
9, 10. 11. 12
24, 25, 27, 28
June 12, 14. 13, 10
Auk. 4. 5, 6, 7
Sept. 21, 22, 23
30, July 1, 2, 3
8. 9, 10
May 1, 3, 4 5
July (5), (5), 6, 7
Auk. 13, 14, 16
1, 3, 4. 5
(5), (5), 6, 7
13, 14, 16
April 22, 23, 24. 26
June 30, July 1, 2, 3
Sept. 8, 9, 10
April 27, 28, 29, 30
June 26, 26, 28, 29
Sept. (6), (6), 7
0, 7. 8, 10
1, 2, 3
4, 5, 6, 7
Columbia; fencing. University of Penn
sylvania; gymnastics. Columbia; wren
ling. Yale; March 0 Swimming, Cornell;
fencing, Columbia; wrestling, Cornell;
gymnastics, Princeton and the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania; March 13
Swimming, Princeton; fencing, Cor
nell; wrestling, Princeton.
Fencing will close the gap between
the sports of the winter and spring. Wil
liams will contest here on March W,
and on March 27 there will be the pie
llniltiailes of the Intercollegiate Asso
ciation, with Harvard. Yale, Pennsyl
vania, and Columbia as tho opponents
of the Naval Academy. Two sprint"
sports will start during March. On the
25th the lacrosse season will open
against Mt. Washington, while there
are the following; baseball gHmes: 21,
West Virginia Wesleyan; 27, University
of Pennsylvania; 31. Pennsylvania
Dartmouth Has Offer
For Keady to Return
SOUTH BETHLEHEM, Pa.. Feb. 4.
Lehlsh University will lose Resident
Coach J. Thomas Keady. Alter the
next football season he will accept the
flattering offer received from his alma
mator. Dartmouth. It leaked out to
day that he has been offered the posi
tion ot baseball and basketball assist
ant football coach to Frank Cavanaugh
at the same Institution. His contract
here expires after the 1913 football sea
son. Keady'a remarkable success at 1chlgh
last year, working against handicaps of
all kinds, won tor him tho respect and
admiration ot the sporting public all
over the country.
He will arrive here early next month
to tako charge ot the baseball candi
dates. It If hardly likely that the
T-ehl0-h Athli Jc Association will allow
Keady to Re rtfthout a strong effort' to
Angling for Big Bout.
CHICAGO, Feb. 4. Manager Tom An
drews Is angling for n White-Welsh or
a ten-round bout between McFarland
and Clabby as the closing event for his
Milwaukee club. Should ho fall In both,
Andrews will stage another Clubby
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1915 SCHEDULE IS
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New York Yankees Attraction
Here on Opening Day and on
- Only Home Holiday.
By LOUIS A. DOUGHER.
While the Griffmen a're to open
their season at home this season, the
schedule cannot, be called favorable.
But one holiday will see the team at
home and that one, Decoration Day,
has as an attraction the New York
Yankees, not much of a drawing
card. Furthermore, the Yankees
will also open the 1915 season in
The Griffmen will play in Boston
on Independence Day, thereby mak
ing much money. Labor Day will
find them in Philadelphia, where the
same cannot be said concerning the
financial returns to be expected.
Thirteen Saturdays will be spent at
home. Seven Saturdays will fall to
their share in the West, with eight
Sunday, always excellent dates from
the box office standpoint. In the
EaBt five Saturday dates come to
them, not counting their own here.
There aro but four conflicting dates
between the two major leagues this Bta
son, all In Chicago, and the Griffmen
do not figure In any of them. The con
flicts come on May 2 and 30, September
5, and October 3. v
A nccullarlty of this year's schedule Is
a doublehoadpr scheduled here with the
HoHton Red Sox on June 21. Kor what
reason this has been done may never be
The Griffmen raise the curtain on
April 14, a three-game series serving to
Introduce "Smiling BUI" Donovan.
After the Yanks come the Rcjl Sox for
The Old Fox will then tte h! young
men away to New York for four con
tests, opening tho teason for Donovan
The first Western team to appear In
Washington will be Cleveland, opening
the first lnvnslon by the frontiersmen
on June 4. After the Rlrmy brigade will
come the Brownies, White Sox, and
The Griffmen will hike into -he West
for the flrbt time on May y, tackling the
Tigers In a single came before hitting
the rest of the fringe and then return
ing; to Detroit for four contests.
The hops of the Griffmen this year
will bo from Philadelphia to Detroit,
from Boston to Chicago, and from Bos
ton to Cleveland.
Following Is tho schedule prepared tor
the Orlffmen for 1915, something to paste
ln your hat:
New York April 14, 15, 16; May 29, 31,
31: August 31, September 1. 2. 3. 4.
Boston-April 17, 19. 2u, 21; June 21, 21,
22. 23. 24; October 1. 2.
Philadelphia-April 27, 2S. 29, 30; June
25, X, 28, 9: October 4, 3. 6.
Chicago June 12. 14, 15. 16; August 4,
E, 6, 7; September 21. 22, 23.
St. IxjuIs June 9. 10. 11; July 30, 31; Au
gust 2, 3; September 16. 17, l 20.
Detro't June 17, '8, 19; August 9, 10, 11,
12: September 24. 25. 27, 28.
Cleveland June 4, 6. 7. 8; July 27, 28.
29; September 11, 18. 14, 15.
A Boston May 1. 3, 4, 3; July 5, 5, 6;
7; August 13, 14, 16.
At New York-April 22, 23. 24. 26; June
SO. July 1. 2. 3; September S. 9, 10.
At Philadelphia May C. 7, 8; June 1,
2, 3; September 6, 6, 7, 29) 30.
At Chicago-May 11. 12. 13, 15; July 9,
10. 11. 12; August 24. 25, 26.
At St. Louis May 16, 17. 18,' 19; July
13, 14. 15. 16; August 27. 2S. 29.
At Detroit May 9, 21, 25, 26, 27; July
22, 23, 21, 25; August 21. 22.
At Cleveland May 20, 21. 22, 23; July
17, IS. 19, 20; August 18, 19, 20.
Gibbons Picks Manager.
CHICAGO. Feb. 4. After being a boss
less boxer for tlnoo months, Mike Gib
bons today named Mlko McLaughlin,
his brotnor-ln-law. manager. Gibbous
explained McLaughlin doesn't know
much about boxing, but that he worked
In a bank nnd ought to know how to
get tho shekels.
Raises the Offer.
PHILADELPHIA. Feb. 4. Harry D.
Edwards, manager of the Olympia A.
A., has raUed Jack McGulgan's offer of
$7,ooo to Jv.OOO for a bout between Kid
Will nins and Johnny Kilbane. with the
privilege of taking .70 per cent of the
1,1 una -vciiii5 tv ut; Kitiutju cijuailj' ui:-
twecn the two champions.
Thirty Out For Crew.
NKW YORK, Feb. 4.-Thirty candi
dates turned out tor tho spring call for
varsity crew men at Columbia Uni
Broadway at 29! St.
"An Hotel Whirt GuesU ar Mad
to Feel -at Home"
Not too large, yet large
enough to afford the
maximum of value at
500 Rooms Moderatt Restaurant Charge
EUcla Room with runnl.ic water
1.0(1 to -.!'
Slncl Room with tub or fliowr I'Oth
n.r,i to jri.tin
Double Room with runninc dlr
r.'.IIO lo rl.dO
t'oubU Itoom with tuh nr nhowe; f-h
e.t.on to rcil.llll
EDWARD C. FOGG. Managing Direct-
nut L. DKUWn, ftcUcnl Afoniior
THE LITTLE OF EVERYTHING.
By "BUGS" BAER.
We hope that George Washine- t
ton and Georgetown Universities '
do not return to their old athletic
status. We'd like to see George
Washington1 win once in a while.
Would Be Boosting Hi Average
Many a rookie would like to have the
ten-day clause inserted into his con
In boosting the price of bread, the Master
Bakers will soon be morn unpopular ujth
younit pitchers than J. Franklin.
Doubtless, Yale gives Europe
those twelve hospital ambulances
with the tacit understanding that f
Europe reciprocate on the eve of the
next Harvard football game.
Cleveland may get a nccond Inseman
to clog ui Larry's place, but they never
v.111 get a second hatemnn ich could
wear a piece o chewing tobavi o a
gracefully as Napoleon rould.
RABID RUDOLPH SAYS
"Soon as the
snow is off the
ton's chess team
will practice out
doors." Emperor William denies he claimed he
was a second Napoleon Just when Char-
loy Somcrs was beginning to hope he
had a man to fill Larry's shoe-).
7.oi(. Cdiitior, the famous mstance
runnr;-, says the advantage of practic
ing on a track measuring eighty laps to
the mile is that you nrvrr get morn
than ticenty-two yards ahead of your
self, and, therefore can observe all the
defects in your form from un excellent
After dinner speakers.
Suburban real estate agents.
Hugh Jennings has just turned back
two Tiger kittens. Betslll, a pitcher
from Ottawa, has been sent to Scran
ton. Carlcton, an outfielder, t'roni Kal
amazoo, was consigned to Wilkerbarre.
Larry Lajoie Is so delighted to move
from a tail-end to a champion team
that he has rented a house in Philadel
phia. He will shake the Cleveland dust
from his feet at ones.
Clarence Rowland, the new manager
of the White Sox, does not Intend to bo
a bench leader. He will wear a uni
form so that he may get out on the
Charlie Hemphill, former idol of New
iork's Hilltop. Is at Hot Springs. Ark.
Charlie Is a tree agent just now. but
hopes to get In such good condition
that some major league club may have
use for him a month hence.
The St. Louis Federals are keeping a
close watch ot Art Kore-, n Giant re
cruit. If McGraw attempts to send tha
oung man buck to the sticks the
Mound City rebels will try to interest
Heine Gioh. the little Hod intielder.
is under treatment in Cincinnati Tor an
injury to his lo? Groh .strained a muscle
last fall and the hurt has bothered him
A circuit known as the IMiinnw Canal
League hns begun operations In tho
canal zone, and will play until tho mid
dle of April. Five clubs ore enrolled.
Parks have boon provided at Colon.
Pedio Miguel, and Balboa.
Lairy Chappelle, tho "$!S,0uO beauty,"
has decided not to desert the Whlto
Sox. Chappelle had some unpleaeant
nt't.s with Jimmy Callahan last fall and
threatened not to return to the team.
Water 40 Feet
Throngs of Sightseers
THE FLOOD WATERS
You Should Take
W. & Q. U. Railway
Cars at 36th and M Sts.
(Aqueduct Bridge). Only
line direct to the Falls.
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