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W THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT HAD STOPPED FOOTBALL THIS YEAR, THE PLAYERS WOULD HAVE HAD NO KICK COMING
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District Association Meets To
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By BRYAN MORSE.
The District Baseball Association finds itself up against a difficult
situation in the present baseball championship series. With postpone
ments likely and one tie already on the books and another in prospect,
players and fans are united in asking when the series will end.
So complex is the situation with the various factors of dates, loca
tions of places to play games and possibilities of teams being unable to
participate that President Robert E. Doyle has set tomorrow night as the
time for meeting at Spalding's to unravel the situation.
In section 1 the Quantico Marines
and War Risk teams are tied for the
leadership. It will be necessary to
plar off a same before the winner
can be selected to enter the post
season series of three tames.
Navy Yard is leading- section 2, but
has a tie game to plar off with Clar
endon before knowing Just where it
will stand. The Naval Operations
players hare a game with Navy Yard
today which has been called off on
account of wet grounds.
The Qnantlco Marines are having
difficulty in making the running up
to the city, as the team has already
gone through a season comprising
nearly sixty games. Players on the
Marines are expecting to get u chance
at the Huns overseas, and ire anx
ious to quit baseball for a more seri
Another factor entering the situa
tion Is the Clarendon-Cardinal battle
scheduled for American League Park
on Sunday. Clarendon is not expect
ing to play the Virginia men on ac
count of having lost so many players.
The park was obtained by the Vir
ginia men for the game and Claren
don cannot well give up the attrac
tion. Games are listed for the park dur
ing the remainder of the week. Even
if all the contests are played the win
ners will not be determined, and it
will be necessary to run the games
well into next week. Interest seems
to be lagging somewhat and the Dis
trict Association wants to get the
teams lined up for the final series
before snow files.
Will Ask Manager.
President Doyle will ask the va
rious managers for a solution to-
irorrow night, at which time it Is
District Series At
STANDING OP THE CLUBS.
W. L. PcL
Marines 5 1 .833
War Risk 5 1 .833
Capital Pub 2 4 .333
Today No game scheduled.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS.
W. L. Pet
Navy Yard, 4 0 LOOO
Operations ....... 5 1 .833
Clarendon 2 2 .500
Rex A. C. 1 5 .166
Army Medicos.... 1 6 .143
Today's game American
League Park. Navy Yard vs.
Naval Operations. Game post
poned, wet grounds.
Navy Yard team Friday, Lieutenant
Cox designated Carl to do the box
work. Both teams were blrfhked In
the first Inning, but the Medicos went
right at Ferguson for a trio of runs
in the second frame, to the surprise
In the next Inning the Medicos
shot two more across, and then Rex
began to wonder Ferguson wasn't
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expected that by using Union League! f'vn, "e b' J support and con
Park and American League Fark the I tr'b1u,ed somewhat to the scoring
games will be out of the way and the
series brought to a close in the two
with a wild heave and a hit batsman.
Kept on Going.
Carl showed himself to be a regular
War Risk and the Marines are the pltcher bT kp,njr the Rex piayers
two teams In section I that have an.. .. .. , , , ,
argument to settle. In section II It at ba Ve the nine Innings. In
appears aa though Operations and!"" eighth Roche beat out an InQeld
Navy Yard will be one of th teams' hit, Caftrey singled, and Roche scored
ready for the title series. Navy Yard . on FiUgerald's single.
ha5 'n 5.Ur Pm" "!? t,ed, ?") This was the only score of the
nnd Operations has won Ave and lost ,,,,,. and wa3 the onr Urae R
on'- . . . .. . , . ! lid a chance to count The Rex lads
It Is reported that Sylvester Dreen. connected quite frequently, but the
moving spirit of the Cardinals, will, 3Itllc01! ha(1 one of the,r d d
be on hand tomorrow night. Captain whch was a bit too good for Man
rralge. of the Marines, will come up a(:er Wright's lads. Ferguson went
from QuanUco and the full member-1 the fulj foute for the Rex ayer.
ship of the association will decide ana u WM the flrst ,,ame be ha,
upon what Is the best course out of pitched for many weeks,
the present difficulty. I Today's Operations-Navy battle at
Medleoa Land One. American League Park has been call-
At last the Medicos landed a game, '"-. P" ""' WJ flayed.
...,.,, ... . expected to produce a winner In sec-
Lieut. Wesley Cox trotted out an ag. on 2 or atack the teama ,n a t)e
gregatlon of players yesterday that I Navy Yard won the last engagement
looked to be pie for the strong Rex , from the temperamental Operators
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COLBY, FROM MAINE,SAYS
TEAM WILL PLAY NAVY
DAVIS IN SERVICE
AUGUSTA, Ga.. Sept. 18. "Whltey-
Davts, captaln-clect of the University of
Georgia baseball team, and unanimously
named a member of last year's all
Southern College team. left for Prince
ton University where he Is to enter
training for a commission In the army
Davis was recommended for the course
at the aviation school by the Command
ant of Georgia, at tho conclusion of
last year's school term. He later com
pleted his examinations and has ben
awaiting for somo time for the call Into
service. '"Whltey" U well known
thronghont the State as a baseball play
er of merit, and his many Augusta
friends will wish him well in the army.
As Parks was to be saved for the
Havre de Grace
Ciily Until September 28 Inclusive
Seven Races Daily
Including a Steeplechase
jVna. R. R. Trnlm leaves Lain
Station at 11. Jt A. M.
ADMISSION! Graadstand aad
raddeek, S1.S3. Ladles, sue ts
tlastBK War Tax.
FinST RACK AT 2 ISO P. It.
by 7 to 2.
Manager Lane Lacy, who has fol
lowed the fortunes of the Operators,
Is 111 at his home threatened with
pneumonia It is aald, and will prob
ably be unable to get out for the
battle. Lacy has fought uphill all
summer against the Marines, and Is
expecting to meet them In the final
GOOD ALL THE WAY.
A. A. C.
Roaere. fb 4
Carry. If.. S
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Dj.r. lb.. 4
UVCn, e.. 4
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1 0 2Ysrke. lb.. 4
3 1 OiBrom'rh. c 4
1 0 llBowsrd. lb I
1 7 IjHull. rf.... 4
0 1! 1 Rotf. cf.... 4
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0 0 lfclrl. p.... 4
Totals ..! 37 111 Totals ..II 117 11
Rex A. C... 00860001 0 1
Medlcoe..... HJ100000 0 S
Rune Root- Parks, TlromBaug-h, How
ard. Hull, Haft. Errere Roehe, rits
crrsld. Djer, Uvtnreton SHI, Parks. Left
on betee Rex, 4; Medleoe, 1 Btruek
out Dy Carl. 1; br Ferruson. 4. Beerl
flc hits Jones, Csffrer. Stolen bseee
lloerard, Roebe, Sill. Double pltrs Carl
UvPsrks to Howard: Roehe to Bill: Raba
to Sill. Wild Bitches Carl (1); rergasoa.
QUEAL IN FRANCE
Rllly Queal, who coached the Yale
cross-country squads and the distance
runners of the track team for five or
six years, has arrived In France as
one of the Y. M. C. A. physical In
structors. uueal'a loss will be a hard blow to
cross-country running at Yale, for If
varsity football Is played at New
Haven the amount of time that John
ny Mack can give to cross-country
running Is problematical.
Queal had much to do with the de
velopment of the late John Overton,
and It was his careful training that
put Overton In condition for his series
of brilliant races with Jole Ray In the
winter of 1018-17.
Jobs In Family.
BOSTON, Sept 8. Miss Lo
ralne Cooledgo and Walter S.
Coolcdge, jr., daughter and son,
respectively, of Walter S. Coo
ledge, of 18 Cliff street, Arling
ton Heights, are managers of
two athletic teams at the Ar
lington High School.
Miss Cooledgo Is managing tho
affairs of the girls' field-hockey
team, and Walter Cooledge Is
manager of the football eleven.
Both brother and sister are
now busily engaged in complet
ing ihelr schedules, and are vy
ing In a friendly way to see
which shall finish first. x
Last year their father was
president of tho Arlmont Golf
Clnb of Arlington Heights, so it
woold seem that the family is In
clined very favorably toward
athletics and the executive posi
tions connected with them.
ALLOWS SUNDAY BALL
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 18. Sunday
baseball In Georgia, something the
stral(ht4aosd said would never coma to
pass and under the auspices of the Y.
M. C. A. at that Is an accomplished
fact. Gen. W. IL Sage, commanding at
Camp Gordon, has given permission for
the soldiers to play Sunday games at
the camp, and It Is said the city authorl
'es will wink at the law's violation er-n
If such games are played at the South
ern League ball park In this city, so
long as no admission Is charged.
WILL TRY AGAIN
Having demonstrated his ability to
rope with the slashing Jack Dempsey
In a ring battle. Pacific Coast promoters
are grooming Sailor Willie Meehan, of
Ban Francisco, for another go with the
leading hoavy-welrht contender. The
match In all probability will be one of
a benefit card to be held In Los Angeles,
and will be held outdoors. In an amphi
theater which will seat 22.000 spectators.
Several eld-Uma pugiUstlo lights also
will be en the card.
EVANS IS BEATEN
NEW YORK, Sept. 18. That Johnny
fowling, the Scarsdale "pro," and
Tom McNamara make quite a combi
nation as partners in a four-ball golf
match was shown again yesterday,
w hen they defeated Charles Evans.
Jr., tho national amateur open cham
pion, anil liobby Jones, by 2 up, at
the North Shore Country Club.
The best ball 'sard follows:
Dowlinp. out. 444(4414 214
Dowllns. In.. 14444454 41470
Jones, oat.... 44(51414 1 II
Jones. In. .. 34444((4 4 3772
KUMAGEE WINS TITLE
TORONTO. Sept, IS. Ishaya Kuma
gae, the Japanese lawn tennis star, de
feated Sergeant Harold Throckmorton,
of New York, In the finals of the men's
open singles In the Ontario champion
ship tournament here. The score was
6 4. 02. 6. 03.
KIECKHEFER TO PLAY
CHICAGO, Sept. 18. Augle Klecic
hefer, world's three-cushion cham
pion, and Charles Otis, of New York,
challenger, are scheduled to s.art'
play here tonight for the P.runs7lrk
trophy, emblematic of the world's
They will play the usual fifty
points, the second and third block be
ing carded for tomorrow and Friday
WINS FIVE MATCHES.
TvrfrtfttA vnn all flvA matches from
Treasury in the departmental matches
on tne 1'rinoeton courts yesieraay.
Treasury failed to take one set,
LEHIGH HAS FORTY.
SOUTH BETHLEHEM. Fa.. Sept 18.
Forty candidates for tho Lehigh
eleven hare reported for practice.
Thirteen are from the 1117 squad, seven
of whom were on the varsity eleven.
By HUGH RTT.rTT.
ANNAPOLIS, Sept. 18. There is so thought of a curtailment of the
football season at the Naval Academy judging' by the present activity. As
a matter of fact, the season was outlined strictly according to the wishes
of the Navy Dcpsrtment, and there has been no suggestion of any change
in the arrangements. Six gomes have been scheduled, and it is believed
that all will be played. Two other dates are open, and they will be filled
Not one opponent of the Midshipmen has notified the local manage
ment of its purposes to cancel. On the contrary, Colby, which is the fur
thest removed of all the teams which are on this season's Navy schedule,
has written assuring the Navy management that it will fill the date.
Coach Coble has been working for
a month with a fine squad of new
midshipmen numbering over a. hun
dred. Monday the members of the
squad of last year began to report,
giving, up a portion of their scant
leave, and all of them are expected
Intensive practice, such as has .had
no precedent here, is being directed
by Doble. who has three sessions a
dsy. The old" men control their own
WESTERN RESERVE QUITS
CLEVELAND, Sept. 18. Western
Reserve has abandoned football for
the present gridiron season and the
period of the war.
But Case will continue football as
far as practicable under war condi
tions and the military regime in colleges.
time, as the routine at the Academy! w.,.., rv.inn.1 Rmm. brf of th.
does not begin until Monday, and re- War Department's Educational com
port for work both morning and af-(niIttee asking: "Can we play our
ternoon. while the new men report (schedule out and with what restric
latcr In the afternoon. As this gives tionsT"
Case plays Baldwin-Wallace Sat
urday on Van Horn Field. Notre
Dame is scheduled here a week from
Saturday if war restrictions don't Interfere,
SUW BR AR RACES
ROAMER AT LAURE
opportunity for keeping up the prac
tice by the whole fourth class squad.
Doble will not announce the names of
the newcomers who will make the
first squad until next Monday.
Expect Warm Competition.
The members of last year's squad
who reported up to date Include: Cap
tain Ingram. Butler,
and Coombs.'backs: Scaffe, Cope. Doo-
lln. Moore. Mills, and Balrelch. guards
and tackles; Harvey, center, and
Ewen and Graves, ends. There is
likely to be some warm competition
for most of the positions, Doble hav
ing made it clear that everything is
open to those showing themselves;
For the position at center, left open
hv nnndstaln's trraduatlon. there are
Foster, Arthur, and Harvey, of last
year's squad, and Larson, a new man
who has been doing good work. All
of the tackles and guards of last
season are back, but there are a num
ber of new men of high caliber. Sun
derland, a 185-pound guard, who
played on the eleven of the Missouri
School of Mines, and King, a big fel
low from Iowa, who shows great
promise in practice, seem to be the
Von Helmberg Gone.
Of Von Helmberg. Graves and
Ewen. who were generally found at
the ends last year, the latter two are
still In the Academy, and there are
several good men from the substitutes
of last year and the new class. In
gram, Butler and Roberts, of the
regular backfleld of last season, are
still In the Academy, only Martin hav
Other backs from last year's squad
are Coombs. Clark. Whelchel and
Rhodes, while Rawllnrs. Alvord and
Severn, of the new class, have given
The season will open on October 5,
against Lebanon Valley. The other
dates are October 12. North Carolina
State: October 13. West Virginia
Wcsleyan: October 20. Virginia Mili
tary Institute; November 2. Western
Reserve; November 0, Colby. All
these games will be played at An
napolis. Another good local game will be
secured for November 10. and the
23d Is reserved for the game against
West Point if the authorities per
STATE COLLEGE. Pa, Sept,
Clark, unoues, j i .... .
Andrew Miller, owner of the world
famous sprinter, the aged gelding
Roamer. has acepted the den of Willis
Sharpe Kilmer, owner of Sun Briar,
for a match race between these two
great thoroughbreds. In all proba
bility the race will be seen at the
Laurel (Md.) meeting next month.
' Since Sun Briar, In a private trial
at Saratoga, was credited unofficially
with bettering Roamer's officially
recognized world record of 1:31-4-5
for a mile. Kilmer has been on the
trail of Roamer's owner for a race
between these two great thoroughbreds.
Miller yesterday announced thas
he cwas ready to send his great
Roamer against any and all horses in
a match race, weight for ge. lie
would like to have Cudgel. Westy
Hogan or any others that care to ac
cept the Issue and try conclusions
with his champion at a mile or even
As Sun Briar Is about the only
horse of Roamer's class that has kept
to the top edge of racing form, it is
likely these two only will go to the
post In the event that the big race
Claude Hendrix. the Chicago Cuba
star right hander. was promised by
President Weeghman a bonus if he
won fifteen games during the I91S
season. Hendrix went out and hung
up twenty victories, with but seven
defeats, and before going to his
home he was presented with his
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