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Giants Depart fo Roll Hagerstown Stars-Preparatory League in TroubleBookkeepers Lead
THE WASHINGTON TIMES. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1015.
ROLL ITCH WITH
Goodly Throng of Rooters Ac
company Team in Automo
biles. MANY LEAGUES SUSPEND
Holiday Has Caused Lapse- of
One Night in Majority of
Sohedules of Washington.
By KIRK C. MILLER.
( Leaving the Commercial bowling
alleys in .Tenth street about thirty
Minutes behind -scheduled time at
8:30 this morning, the Giant duckpin
team and a band of more than a
down rooters started in automobiles
fhr ffa.0w111r.nw11. Mel., where the
nagerstown ah aiars wm do mev,
late this afternoon
Heading the party and carrying the
members of the Giants was a Buick
U JiOrnOTOiIiM OTA no
touring car which was driven by E.
M. Wallace, and at his side was A.
( Q. Frosperi, his mechanician. Half
dozen other, cars made up the little
procession which took for its course
the Washington - Baltimore pike.
These cars conveyed the faithful
band of rooters which has watched
the Giant outfit practice for the past
three weeks, and which accompanies
the team in hopes of cheering it on
to victory in its battle in the Mary
I Five games are to be rolled In
Hftgerttown tonight and five are to be
rolled In Washington at a date which
hall be announced later. In the net of
ten games, total pins are to coirnt, so
It Washington can take a substantial
lead In" tonight's conflict, it Is almost
certain the locals will ba able to hold
tt or even increase It whon Hngors
town conies here later. Rubber banded
Sins arc popular In Hagerstown, hut it
hall be left to the discretion cf Cap
tain Hodge's team as to whether or not
i the solid wooden pins will bo used.
Little Is known here of the ability of
the Hagerstown pinners, other than a
set of averages which have been sub
mitted by Captain Baker. -The Mary
landers' averages, according to Baker's
figures, are higher than the best marks
of the Giants, but the former marks
were made with rubber pins, so little
real comparison can be made from the
"Bugs" Isemann 10S
"BlU" Everett 105
.. "Straightedge" Joe Mlchaud 105
"Dutch" Carl 101
"Inky" Hodge 97
Jask" Canty 98
"Jack" Walsh 80
"Kingpin" Baker Ill
"Father" Roulette 110
"Skinny" Startzman 108
"Wlnny" Gardner 10S
"Pappy" Eadcr : 105
The big bowling guns of Washington
sure but half cocked today, as many of
th leagues did not schedule games for
George Washington's Birthday night.
However, about a dozen of the circuits
Will hold matches tonight, and tho re
mainder of the clientele will amuse
Itself In the various tournaments which
Jxblv been inaugurated to make the holi
day a gal& one.
Ice Cream Day Is the big attraction
at the Palace Alleys where the duckpin
votaries are rolling hourly for gallons
of Ice cream. Beginning at 10 o'clock
and continuing until midnight, the
Chapln-Sacks Company la awurding a
gallon of Velvet Kind each hour to tho
man rolling the highest game.
While the history of bowling has been
known to reveal many queer styles In
the matter of bowling prizes, this thing
' of rolling at the pins for Iro cream Is
certainly new to Washington, and Judg
ing from the talk of the bowlers Satur
day night, they are us anxious to win
a gallon of "sweots" as If the awaid
was to be a medul or even cash.
Captain Harvey Rogers, of the Stans
bury Lodge team. In the Masonic
League, Is still insisting that his team
will come out of the season a victor,
despite the three "Jolts" which it was
handed by Lebanon on Tuesday night.
The race In this circuit is bound to de
velop Into close finish as barely two
games now separate Stansbury from
. the runners up. Rogers, however, Is
confident and he wants to be shown.
Secretary McKnew reports tho slpnln;;
of nearly a hundred more bowlers into
the ranks of the Atlantic Coast Bowllnn
Association, but there are many more
hundreds which he wants to get Into
This Is a good movement, bowlers, and
those of you who wish to see your fav
orite pastime Prosper, will do well to
become affiliated with this new organi
sation which 1 going to lift bowline
up to the plane of baseball, football, and
other major sports.
President Rocrrn Intends calling a
mtetlrir of tho Waihlngton Chapter of
tht Atlantic Coas: Jiowllng Association
ti night thl week There are many
tftl) of the local order which are still
t b. worked out Secretary MrKnow
ally xfrf-ffi InfiLnntlon from Boston
, 1 a to toi)ifii, Jifid complete net of
Sl Miti T'K lUlloh for the bow. lira
JII be PuMUhed probably before tho
Wk U "t
. sfttfttn fe mt'tf ffrsriffJAl'tHtrrJ t(,H it
KM rMtA thl In ik irnl tt,urnmtil,
tui it teyx!trotu thr.JJub 'lty nr;
t y JMrJyfiir (;, fii (inners who
atf6ml IK Uw MnerHrnr fK ro -..
tt.m Y nfi 't the- 'tea Alley f ar
TitAl "lftfGh n -ef (,, (faced In
fs s, f,f Jf t t,t,r efle in 111.
J f T P t. ''"J ".e 'le efiiln'
ay '. j u ftfi'it a.'l lh rut a ntm
t Tfi Id'Jttf 4m ' 4 iw third 'oor.
f.r,TjWZmi '9' t - tr. Vlnt
XtJTftf T M ' A arid IIm U
tr if a' ft Uw ih ''aW., -whi r
anrfAlr. V'. hevlftg roll'!
Saengerbund Glucks vs. Schu-
Arcade Atgyles vs. Y. M. C. A.
Departmental Commissioners vg.
Agriculture; war vs. Bureau.
Bankers Central vs. Continental I
Andrews Stationery vs. La. Ave.
Carroll PintaB vs. Columbia; Ninas
District Garrisons vs. Royals.
Southeast Model Lunch vs. South
Navy Vard Miscellaneous vs. Foun
dry. Fraternity Omricon vs. Alpha.
Masonic Lebanon vs. Lafayette.
Pepco Purchase vs. Bookkeepers.
Mt. Pleasant Kenyons vs. Deca
turs. Business Men's Berberich vs. Ru
dolph & West.
fVJT !if ' thiV last five sets for over
i.iO. Tho Palace still holds high 'unw.
fi. 0.n.d ?ot' 1'"'7! nlMl t,le tour highest
individuate In toe league Krauss, IK-30;
Lewis, 108-49; Hnlloy, J0S-3S, and Carroll,
UV36 are all on the Palace team, so It
IS hard to see where imv nther loom
has much show. . It all o bus a team
nvcraKo per gime of 6S8.J3. which Is
twelve pins more than Its nearest com
petitor, tho Velvet Kind, with B26.'J0.
Palai-o has been fortunato enour, to
knock down 131 Striken In tirtv.fnin-
mmes, but the Casino crowd han tho i
Kieatest number of spares, 540. all told.
Tltl.. It. .).. . .- ,.-t . . .. '
j ujp. r. yuL- nj numr i euiiirKauie iwo-oau
shots from the steady arm of Sam
Gheen, who has made 120 spares, live
more than such slurs as Harry krauss,
of the Palace; "Willie" Farrow, Jr.. of
the Y. M. C. A.; Buck Harley, of the
velvets, und "Pop" Hulley, of soms ten
or twelve teams who have all recorded
115 such marks, and are tied for second
Jilaco In that respect. Capt. Earle Lewis
of the "all-star" o.ulnt Is the greatest
ttrlke .irtlst In the league, having niad-s
thirty-five In fifty-four games.
The .tr.d of the third series In tho In
terdenominational League finds th St.
Mark'a Irani In front with a command
ing lead. It has won thlrty-flve games
mid lost ten, while the next best club,
Fltth )Japtlt, has won only twenty-M-ven
rind dropved eighteen. This t;lvos
Ihn St. Mark's aggregation a lend of
elBht full games. Sixth Presbyterian l
third. Just thro games behind tho iui
iierup, and Bethany Is fourth, onu coil
tent behind Sixth.
A. Knack has the highest average,
leading the other players with a marlt
of 107-27. Tommy George Is second,
though being very little behind Koack
The records for the league, as a whole,
are very good.
F. Humphrey Has Best Mark of
Any Individual in the
According to the complete team
standings and averages and Individual
averages Just compiled by Official
Scorer Charles Parker, Bookkeepers
have the advantage in the Southern
Railway Clerks' League at the end of
the third scries. Treasurers are second
In line, and the Tie and Timber team
ranks third In the standing.
Of the Individual bowlers, F. Hum
phrey, of Bookkeepers, probably has
the highest figures for forty-four
games, hln average being 09.32. In
thirtv games, Strclter. of Treasurers,
has official agurcs of 99.17, while Law
renson, of Tie and Timber, has starred
in forty-four games, with an average
Tho complete figures of the circuit. In
cluding tho third series, follow:
W. U St. go Pet.
Lreanurfm nc no . r. . v;.
it 13 43 260 57S
Tie sn4 Tlmb,r ....I...::::: j g s is w
Managers j9 s So 244 42'
Plajers. 'i. St. Sp.HO. HS. Ae.
,nl" - 6 1 J2 109 31S 10.1-1
F. Humphrey 44 10 ( 124 322 W-J'
Pa'' 21 3 31 124 .104 97-12
If h man 42 7 54 j29 in m.31
olmpson 39 11 32 110 304 91-20
Xa,,l 2- 3 27 125 3U) 91-2
Crews 6 2 S 107 2S6 91-1
I. Humphrey 14 2 U 108 282 W-l
Weyrlch 11 1 6 101 235 77-7
Players. o st. p.HQ. H.. Ave
fJ.tH,nI:y 12 S 23 123 'J7 101-11
Str,ieter 30 12 44 112 353 W-17
Sr)m,s 40 10 44 136 .142 P.1-39
Trlplett S6 7 48 132 343 !-l-!
nichmond 33 G 35 116 3u S4-11
Mll'r 15 4 16 103 293 93-14
J-awrenson 9 3 7 101 280 90-4
Parker 33 6 31 114 27 S-32
Jn S .. 9 1C0 24 89-4
Tte 5 1 4 102 286 i$-l
TIE AND TIMBER.
Players. G. Ht. Sp.HQ. HS. Ave.
9ravn 10 4 21 124 321 107-5
I-aw reni!0!l 44 11 58 121 343 M-35
QoO'l 28 U 34 138 319 6.9
R. Dersey 26 7 31 120 321 M-S
Hurd 17 4 is nit 312 93.9
Tanner 39 9 35 133 323 91-23
W. Dorsey 28 T 35 111 294 (1-3
Ilrunton 8 2 4 t9 264 82-6
-'ooey 15 3 8 104 255 7S-14
Players O. St. Sp.HQ. HS. Ave.
Ooldbert: 4t 17 61 119 820 96-31
I-awrenson 42 12 56 118 316 96-25
oune 42 14 62 124 331 l-14
I Try 45 10 46 118 302 91-23
Haieii 44 15 28 104 292 84-31
Van Bant .... 8 1 6 97 253 52-7
riayeri. U. St. Sn.HG. HS. Ave.
Smith 15 7 32 128 341 106
Mark 30 11 45 125 331 9-6
l'ar 41 7 47 123 322 SS-S
Eulnrr 12 4 16 100 290 9J.8
Cn 11 1 vn 19' lift ii
;Hcrlv-ner 18 6 13 109 26 W-4
l!"Ufe 10 .. 10 113 289 90-1
I'l-ark 23 5 16 116 290 M-21
fiulnf 23 6 13 1(6 27 88-12
Kahn-tock 7 1 4 91 260 84-3
f'layera G. Kt. fip.HG. HH, Ave.
Kupfer 33 13 46 1J2 3'.r 100-11
Keirn Mi 14 r.r. i?4 :ii7 fi7 l
I '.n 23 II 41 IU 312 fl-ll
.tKiwriey 33 4 42 .s :i 94-22
1 r'.U . 1? I 1K i t7 ki.i
I'rke 39 6 28 ICi 217 8.V1S
Whlia. . 4 64 260 84-5
Kerhart . . . 28 I 12 101 2 50-2a
HrVYJUDS TO fJATK.
JllSh In4lvl'lua avtraie. Craten, 'lie and
ftrronr! high lniv4ual average, rfinllh,
Orratfit number of trlke, Joldbrf, U.
Urtt number of iar, r" Humphrey,
Hlsb frillvl'I.JMl came, linn-t. Tie nwl Tim
Mr ati'l (trlni.t, Treaaurere. 136
Kffi'l blah In1lv1ul game. Tanner, Tin
n't 7lrr.r, Ul
MIH InillvI'luaJ t. Klrletar. Tfraaurera,
K-trt Jffcib lr.1l Mul ! Kuprer M4ii
Ittv IhlMI'JtJ averag. Wayrlch, llok-
HERE ARE TWO YALE ATHLETES BOOKED
TO APPEAR AT GEORGETOWN'S BIG MEET
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The feature relay struggle of the Hilltoppers' annual indoor meet will be between Yale and Princeton. The
two lads above are members of the Eli quartet. On the left is C. E. CLARK, a two-miler of promi
nence at New Haven. He was placed in both the Harvard and Princeton dual meets last year. On
the right is R. W. POUCHER, a miler. He landed fourth place in the intercollegiate, mile, and won
the event in the Yale-Harvard dual meet last year.
ST. LOUIS BROWNS
Connie Mack Laughs at Tale,
Saying That Slugger Has
Quit the Diamond for Good.
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7Z.-" don't
think that the offer of more money
will tempt J. Franklin Baker to recon
sider bin declxion to retire from base
ball, but believe that he Is sincere in
hia stand, and Is out of the same ror
rrnm. Rertalnlv. I won't make the
strongest effort to get him back. That
htory that the St. Louis urowns nave
fi-n Anil nn iila KervlceA Is .ill wronj;.
I'ni. Rnh HeriL'e.q has never mentioned i
nis name io me.
That's what Connlo mock sain touay
In reply to the leport that Raker mtsht
stick In baseball If better llnancial
Inducements were offered.
"I base this belief," resumed the gaunt
general, "on my talks with tho third
sacker this winter and last season.
"If money had anything to do with his
discontent, I would have known about
"IJaker started the season of 19H un- )
der a new three-year contract with tho
ten days' clause contained In tho douu
. i Vin sensor wore on I decided
to change all contracts for documents in
which the ten days' stipulation was
omitted, but at the same salary as In
tho contracts lir force. 1 did this .it
the advice of attornel. in order to get
an absolutely Ironclad contract.
"When 1 broached the matter to the
players, several declared they would not
stand for this slight alteration, unless
they were paid extra for It. Several of
my stars held me up in this way.
"Baker was not one of them. He Mgned
the new contract at the same figure
without tho slightest protest. Now, had
he wanted more money he was In a posi
tion to kick over the traces and force
me to boost the flgureF.
"Moreover, when I received n letter
from him ten days ago containing the
simple statement that he had retired
from tho game, I replied asking him If
there was any cause under my control
that could Induce him to change his
"Mind you, I didn't send any appeal
to him. I said that 1 considered It his
own personal matter, and that 1 didn't
purpose to adviso him or offer any sug
gestions. I did say that If he found
fault with the salary In his contract for
him to name his price, and that I would
try to grant It
"Raker's answer came in a few days.
Ho wrote that he hadn't given the ques
tion uf money one thought, and that he
was quitting solely because ho detested
to travel, and wanted to stay in peace
and quiet on his farm at Trappo.
"This convinces me that he is sincere
and that financial motives have noth
ing to do with his retirement."
Washington and Lee. 11 Midhhip
fourth Year Class, (5, Lincoln X C, I.
Arlingtons and Freemans Are
Now Separated by Less
Than Two Games.
Many d'stlncttve Individual and team
achievements have marked the season
In the Georgetown Commercial League,
and as the race draws to a close the
teams are found to be closely bunched.
Arllngtona and Freemans have taken
the fore, but a game and a half sepa
rates them, according to the latest fig
ures compiled by Official Scorer Hal
High Individual average is held by
George Ponn. h's mark of 107-27 putting
him far to the front In that depart
ment of the game. The second high
average belongs to Mickey Schotlold,
with figures of KM-13, while Brown
brings up the rear of tho chaimed cir
cle with an average of 104-1. Other In
dividual and team records follow:
H'.gh individual game, R. Collins, H5:
high Individual set. Scholleld, 364; high
team game, Columbia Granite and
Dredge, B7S; h'gh team set. Columbia
Granite and Dredge, 1,622; greatest
number of spares, Schofleld, 99; great
est number of strikes, Ryan, 25.
w. u Pet
Arllnstons 40 1 ."30
Freeman 40 11 .7X3
Murtauche 29 19 .6M
Timrn Substation 2S 20 .f.S1
Columbia 29 .56
O. St. Sp. H O.H.S. Ave.
Arlington . . . . 4S 77 379 f.71 l.MI 501-16
J. H Freemans... M SI 4J1 571 1.M7 M3 10
Murtaugba 73 3'0 f.67 l.MI 416-2'
Tlmea 48 K! 30 M l."43 475-15
Culuniblu Granite. 1 GO 249 573 1 ti.2 46i-47
(FIFTEEN (JAMBS OH MORE.)
O. Ht.Sp.H,G.H.S. Ave.
Georo Penn 46 24 94 1S7 354 107-27
Ryan 4S 25 S3 125 316 103-3
Duvla 45 16 66 124 322 M-3
Mason 39 6 5S Yii 320 97-29
Tarker 39 6 62 123 ?2l 97-19
Money 18 4 23 11$ 205 91-3
J. H. FREEMAN
Kchofleld fit 19 yt 1)2 361 101-13
II. Brown 61 21 JJ 135 331 10.t
Holt 51 22 7 12 34S 102-44
Steven 45 S 77 121 549 100-2S
Freeman 51 11 71 132 326 96-14
Rerry If. 8 34 134 353 K4-4
Heck 24 7 39 125 330 101-23
I'ralB 36 10 60 118 324 99-1
Jliomelv 41 12 60 143 329 97-17
T Muuaugh 39 9 56 116 324 97;4
Collin 42 13 62 119 320 Of-C
Heard 2S 10 31 122 306 i'l-8
Kenzir 46 30 63 135 SSI 100-30
H. Collins 48 8 S3 145 351 09-43
Maloney 24 6 28 129 327 93-13
I.lbbcy 34 5 36 113 296 90-30
Haneke 29 7 2S 113 311 MM I
CO LMRIA GRANITE
Callan 31 13 64 132 3jT 12-21
AMi it is 64 129 3.VI 96-20
Gallagher 38 i 52 126 330 ! 19
llonnet 17 2 21 110 "II l 11
J MrPermltt ... .21 7 24 113 - 1..
Davl . . . . 32 6 .7 10- JU0 HJ.IH
i'aluuLtttr U I 1M 1M I7-U
COACH COLLEGE NINE
Successful Minor League Base
ball Man Is Signed by Mis
souri. MAHSH.VU., Mo., Feb. JJ.-C'harles
"Kid" Nichols, who won pennants as
n nltcln-r for Boston and continued win
ning pennants as manim'er of tho Kan
sas City Blues of tho American Associa
tion and Omaha of the Western I.eaijue,
has liecn slsned to coach the bajeball
teum of the Missouri Valley CoUckc In
this citv Nichols will take charge of
the team March 15 und remain with the
Vulleyltes two months, accompanying
them on a tour of the collegiato circuit.
Missouri Valley Is after tho cham
pionship this season as a means of re
viving athletics at the school, and tho
management believes that Nichols can
turn, the trick. Slice leaving the St.
Louis Cardinals, as manager In laoi,
Nichols has been with minur lotguu
teams. Nichols, who la now living In
Kansas City, Is the Hist ex-star of the
big leagues to be engaged by a second
ary college of Missouri, and his work
will be v ate heel with interest.
Sam McVey Draws With
Battling Jim Johnson
HAVANA, Feb. 22. Sam McVev and
Battling Jim Johnson, heavyweights,
fought a twenty-round draw here last
night, but Hefereo Lewis awarded the
bout to McVey after Johnson refused
to go flvo additional rounds. They had
agreed before going into the ring that
If It was too close for the referee to de
cide at the end of twenty rounds, they
weie to go flvo more.
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Secretary Charles R. Cox Means to Adjust Forfeits
and Postponements in His Circuit Western
High Adds to Its Great Record With Two
The Preparatory Basketball League
teams will be dvcn'a shaking up this
week at a meeting to be called by Sec
retary Charles K. Cox to Inquire as to
the forfeits and -postponements occur
"We Intend to adjust the matter of
the Karnes postponed and forfeited and
to close up the league matters so that
we ran complete the schedule ana
award the cup," says Secretary Cox.
"Gonzaga has been out of the frames on
account of. a faculty ruling which has
applied to the whole school, I under
stand." continued tho secretary, "ana
as soon as matters are straightened out
we will finish up the schedule."
It Is expected that the A. N. A. team
will rnme 111 for a call and that the
Clofizagn, l!orgptown Preps and Fair
monts will run off tho gumcx In short
older. While the weather Is good and
the basob.ill him thieatens to deplete
th rank.s of the haskcteis. the game
will suffer somewhat aa i result of the
flocking of players to the baseball
'(Jotizaga is expected to land the Prep
League banner unless the learn has gone
back after Itn lone lay-off The Oon
zuga luda lead their clicult In points
ay.ored and in Individual records,
(jchmltt, o'Lone, Gardner, and the Fol
llard boys have maintained an even
stride and played creditable basketball
In all of their encasements.
During the week past Western won
two battles, Increasing its string to
eleven straight wins. Epiphany and at.
Alban weie beaten In their own gymi.
Business won and lost, us did Ht. Alban-
Tho Georgetown Preps won one
game and lot two, while A. N. P. won
European War Conditions Given
as Reason for Their Staying
Out of Tourney.
ATLANTIC CITY. Feb. 22. Neither
Kdnard Ray nor Harry Vardon trill
come to the United States this year un
less by slight chance the war terminates
by tho 1st of June, according to the
definite announcement of Alex Flndlay,
of Philadelphia, at tho Seavicw Golf
Club today, Flndlay managed tho two
foreign golf stars on their trip two years
ago and has since beon In constant
communication with them. Overtures
were made this year, but both expressed
themselves as set against the trip with
the present unpleasant conditions at
In their letters both Vardon and Ray
say that this seems to bo the feeling
of all the golfers abroad, and that
(icorgo Duncan probably will be the
onlv ono to conio over.
Wilfred K. Ueld, who has Just closed
his season at Banstead Downs, London,
Kngland, sallod on the"TTaltlc last
Wednesday for America. He will be the
guest of Louis Telller at Canoe Brook,
N. J., up until the time of his engage
ment at the Seavlew Golf Club.
No Chance to Cheat
Timers at Big Fair
SAN FBANCISCO Feb. 22.-Tho com
mittee which will have charge of the
various championship track and field
meets at tho Panama-Pacific Exposi
tion In San Francisco, In order to pre
vent question as to the legality and cor
rectness of timing, has recommended
that an electrical machine and three of
ficial watches should be used at all
events by the exposition: also that an
ortkial photographer bo stationed at the
tHpe for the purpose of snap-shotting
the finish of each race, and thus enable
tho judges to avoid disagreement. A
reception committee to take charge ot
visiting athletes was suggested Tho
track physician will bo Dr. G. R. Hud
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A DON AND TO
Tuesday Eastern vs. St. Alban,
at St. Alban; Western vs.
Georgetown Preps, at Armory.
Wednesday Business vs. East
ern, at Eastern; A. N. A. vs.
Gohzaga, at Georgetown.
Thursday Alexandria vb. West
ern, at Alexandria.
Friday Business vs. St. Alban,
at Y. M. C. A. (league game);
A. N. A. vs. Georgetown Preps,
at Georgetown (league game).
one contest. Friends lost one and Kaat
cm dropped two games.
Tho standing of the teams on the
.ticason's games follows:
W. L. Pet.
ll - .KsJ
3 4 .S75
6 :i .eai
t 7 .Ka
S ! .500
n 1 .418
4 ti .4UD
'A 7 .olO
-' U .
Friends . s
Business received its second setback
of the season. The Stenographers,
owing to the great work of Culllgan,
Buck and Ray Wise landed twelve
straight games, and were set back on
their thirteenth battle. They lost again
to st. Alban In the St. Alban gym last
The standing of the Interscholastlc
Basketball League follows:
Western 2 0
Business 1 "0
Kastern 2 1
Ht. Alban 1 2
A. N. P 0 3
Business and St. Alban meet next
Friday, while a postponed game be
tween Ruslness and the A. N. P. team
will probably bo run off during the
By far the best work of the season In
foul shooting was accomplished by Pey
ton March last Friday, when he caged
thirteen out of seventeen In his attempts
from the foul line. March has Improved
111 this respect, and his performance
gained within a point of half his team's
total. The value of a foul shooter may
be appreciated In looking at the Penn
Dartmouth gamo of last Saturday Q
tho Intercollegiate League. Penn won
by 20 to IS. and there were forty fouls
called during the game. Of the total
number of points scored half of them
w'ere gained on baskets, showing that
less than half tho free tosses out of
forty chances were made good.
Schoolboy runners had a tasto of
speed when they were up against Smith
and Phunk, of Mcrcersburg, in Balti
more, Saturday night- Both youngstsrs
have been credited with close to fifty
seconds In the quarter. Smith w'on tho
scholastic 440 in fifty-three seconds,
with Shunk third to Rose, of St- Alban.
These lads had nveraged fifty-four sec
onds in their relay against Episcopal
earlier in the evening.
Friends closed Its basketball season
Saturday, and St, Alban will be through
on FrJday, when It meets Business at
tho T. M. C. A. Both teams have
broken nearly even on the season's
work. A win for 8t. Alban on Friday
would come near putting Business out
of the running for the title, as both
Western and Army and Navy Prep will
have to be conquered to break even In
a tl for the title.
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Havana Hotels Tell Champion
"All Rooms Are Taken"
When He Comes With Wife.
HAVANA. Feb. 22. Jack Johnson, the
heavyweight champion of the world,
was refused accommodations by all the
leading Havana hotels when he arrived
hero today from Clenfuegos with his
white wife nnd a large retinue.
Johnson and his wife went to the
Plaza Hotel In state with his wife, but
received a Jolt when the management
informed him that "all rooms ure
. u n" ' w't,10t urgulng the matter,
Johnson requested permission to leavo
his bacgagc there while he sought rooms
at other hotels. This was grasited, and
he then viclted the Seville, Inglaterra,
and other hotels, all of which turned
Johnson looked to be In fine condition,
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twenty-five rounds here before lighting
Jess lllurd at Juarez, and It is likely
this battle, will be arranged, although
the public lf rather Ir-ilfferent now
Poor exhibition put up by McVey when
ne ut-'ieaieq .nm .iniiuson saiuiuay night.
"f never felt better In my life." hald
Jolni6on. "It is my honest belief that
I am still master of them all, white un
well ns colm ed. The only one whom I
consider nearly my equal In the ring 13
Georges Carpenter, the French cham
pion, and he Ik now busy with more-Important
lighting.- All of the fighters that
want to meet me are good, but none bet
ter than Jeffries when I fought him, and
I Am the same Johnson of old.
"They have asked to fight McVey In
Havana, and I am willing provided a
suitable purhe is offered. I am In splen
did condition, huvlug done some train
ing, and am ready to enter the ring at
a moment'8 notice."
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