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WE ARE ALL CREATURES OF HABIT; SOME SMOKE, SOME DRINK, SOME PLAY GOLF, AlMD SOME OTHERS KEEP GOLDFISH
THE TIMES' COMPLETE SPORTING PAGE
Sylvester Breen, Cardinal A. C,
To Give Up Park For Games
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By BB.TJUT K0R5K.
Tie Cardinal Athletic Club, of
Alexandria, Sylvester A. Breen. presi
dent, will erlva way here for the DI
trict Baseball Association champion
ship series. The series' battle with
the Clarendon Athletic Club for the
championship of northern Virginia,
scheduled to be played here Sunday,
-wflL-be called off and Breen will turn
over the park to the usociation.
The Alexandria man says he wishes
to be out of the way for the title
games here and while he has an
option on the American League base
ball park for Sunday will give It to
the, association for the games
scheduled for Sunday.
At a meeting of the District Base
ball" Association held last night games
wer arranged for the remainder of
the season looking toward the estab
lishment of winners In two ft1nn
It i purposed to put these winners In
a final series of three games which
District Series At
Staadias of tb Crabs.
"Won Lost Pet
Marines 5 1 33
War Risk-. 5 1 .833
Cappub 2 4 .333
Wednesday, September 25, War
Risk vs. Marines, at American
Standing- of the Crabs.
Won Lost Pet.
Nary Tard 4 0 1.000
Operations S 1 .833
Clarendon 2 V .600
Rex A. C. 1 5 .167
Army Medicos . . 1 3 J 67
Today's Army Medicoes-Navy
Tard game postponed on account
of wet grounds, will be played at
Union League Park tomorrow.
shall start next Saturday and end
Sunday In a double-header
In the endeavor to stage all the
games the District association found
the Cardinal A. C in the way. Amerl
can League Park had been obtained
by Sylvester A. Breen tor the Cardinal-Clarendon
battle. Clarendon was
scheduled to play the Navy Tard team
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To CAUL 'EA
You men who
think it necessary to
pay $7 or $8 today
in order to get a
good pair of shoes
these new $5
boy; the "Brocktons" will sell themselves to yon, and you'll
uuiik us ror saving you z or 3o.
You can have them in the smart English model or the
raised toe model, in lace or button styles. The leathers are
tan Russia calf, mahogany cordo and gunmetal calf, and
you can stake your life on it that they are all honest-to-goodness
leathers; leathers that will give you honest service.
These New $5 "Brocktons" Are a
Strong Addition to the
at $3, $3.50 & $4.50
Now men, in summing up this matter of shoe-value, we
can honestly say that t doesn't matter what price you decide
to pay for your "Brocktons," because every price nve you
at least a dollar or two more in actual shoe value, besides
the comfort and satisfaction you derive from wearing "Brock
tons." Step into the Brockton Shoe Store and we will prove
ONLY BROCKTON SHOE STORE
937 Penna. Avenue N. W.
. Next to Cattclbgrg's Jewelry Store
A3 SOOKi AS .SHE
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OF course she
HAD HERS MDE
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ROOKING JM f)VER
By JLOUIS A. DOUGHEB
'Member Mike Donaldson, the middleweight Boxer, who was booked
to battle somebody or other at the old Ardmore Club a couple of years
ago, tailing only because his opponent was ordered to Vera Cruz to nam
mer spiggoties? Mike used to play the CaStta! frecroently. always ex
plaining that he "liked the old D. C, yToiow," and he made many friends
on his visits here. Mike's in France now with the old -Sixty-ninth Regi
ment of New York guards. Many better known and more skillful boxers
haven't gone overseas yet.
Mike's chief claim to fame Is that
he was one of Stanley Ketchel'
parrlnr lartoers and survived. Steve
could hammer Mike from morning; till
eight, but always found him on his
feet and looking for more -when nltjht
fell upon the scene. No wonder the
Helnles are facing- trouble when Mike
gets going-. Donaldson belongs in
Uaverstraw. rf. Y wither he hopes to
return to visit his mother and sister
mhen he finishes the job now before
Here's a letter from Mike, who Is
a friend of mine, written Just after
the scrimmage at Chateau-Thierry to
the New York Journal. It shows bet
ter than anything else the wild, un
tamable spirit of the American troops
In France. Mike's generally a quiet
cuss, never boasting of his' deeds in
the ring, but riled up well, here's
"Since the Journal gave me
that nice write-up I have re-
ceived hundreds of letters that I
can't answer. Tou'd think that I
was General Pershing himself.
I've become such an Important
fellow that they are now argu
ing over my birthplace. I came
out of the late battle O. JC
"Little birds were again sing
ing for Mike. I have taken one
doxen Boches and I expect to take
a few more. Mike is a blood
thirsty fellow now, but the war
against those terrible Germans
has made me vicious. I am out to
"The Old Green Devils are the
gamest gang of men that the
world ever knew. They don't fear
"The Knights of Columbus are
doing great work here, and all
the boys are praising their name.
The big K. C chiefs, engaged in
this wonderful enterprise Mulli
gan, Larkln. Smith, and McGln
ley deserve medals.
"Let my friends know that I am
still In the money. We expect tt au!t
be In Berlin soon. We cant lose. JSiX
The Green Devils are flghtlnr '
mad. Heaven, hell, or Hobdkea TAW
by .November for the old Slxty-
nlntn. Tour friend. .,,
MAY USE BRAVES' FIELD,- j
BOSTON, Sept. 20 The TJniteeW
States Government may use Brave. r
Field as a storage plant. James J?0
Gartner, holder of the mortgage, Uiut
negotiating with the authorities UgjQ
that end.- . ,
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navre ae urace
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Seven Races Daily!
Indadag a Steeplechase ';;?..
Prima. R. K. Train leaves fnle2:
Itatlan It UtN A. H. Tiff
ADMISSIOXi Graadataael e4''
Paddock. SIS. La41ea, Ut-t"
tloduur War Tax- xl.lvj
FIRST RACE AT ZOO P. JL ?",.
and notified the Alexandria men they I
would Ret through with the District I
title rac- before entering further into
the Virginia games. j
It was reported that the Cardinals I
would not give up the baseball park, j
In a letter to The Times today Syl- I
veeter A. Breen writes as follow?
"If it Is true that th Clarendon
with the Cardinal A. C. for the cham
pionship of Northern Virginia that
was scheduled to be played in the
American Lvague Baseball Park Sun
day, September 22, I am sorry, as I
had a team that would hate put up a
"I do not in any w.xy desire to In
terfere with the Washington games,
and would be pleased to have the
association use the park in our team's
place for their games Sunday
"Please notify Mr. Clark Griffith
as noon as possible, and inform him
concerning the facts about Claren
don's refusing to play the Cardinals,
and that I do not uant the park.
'iiVUVKSTER A BREEN.
"President Cardinal A a
Under the conditions It is not un
likely that the District Association
will hold a call meeting and take over
the American League Park for a big
double-header scheduled for Sunday
It may further bring the Marines
up here for a game with the War
Risk team for the double bill, and
put the Navy Yard-Clarendon game
there, too, with the Army Medical
Rex contest at Union League Park
PLAYS SECOND TIE.
K. A C
AH HO A
Rorhe.Ib 4 2 0 C
Slll.lb ..4 8 12
Z.yns,p 4 2 0
AH It O A
McCTthT.cf 3 0 S 0
lIayeock.rf 4 1
Totals . 2(10 27 121 ToUli 30 2 37 11
Batted (or McLarxn In the ninth In
ning" RI A i .. Ill 000 000 I
Clarendon 300 000 000 3
Runs rtocho, BImI. Raba. McCarthy.
Carroll. Gtjble Ermra LJvinjrstnn. Mc
Carttay. McMahan. Left on baaei Clar
enilon. 6. Rx A C 1 Bas on balla
Oft Lyons. . off McLaran. 3 Struck out
By Ljrnna. 10 by Uclran. 3 Two-baee
hits Raba. Steel Hit by rltcher Hy
Lyons (Lemerie) Stolen basea Carroll,
Kelble. Roche (2) l'aaaed ball Ulnc
.on. Wild pitches Lyons. 2. Mcl.aran
Umpires Meaars Huchra and Carr Time
1 hour and 4S mlnot-a.
$30.00 and Up.
There has been sharp advance in
cost of clothing. There had to be.
You can lay the blame to War.
Another advance is coming. It's
bound to come. But if you neglect
this opportunity to have us make you
a Fall or Winter Suit, of high-Rrade
fabric, cut to your measure and finely
tailored while we can make it at our
present prices then don't blame War!
Our new fall fabrics are in; and
they're Roinij out fast.
fWerroaU! If last winter's Over
eo.t will e you through, you're
lucky. If not, you'll be ule to order
before our prexent supply of heavy
woolens la exhausted.
Newcorn & Green
1002 F St. N. W.
Open Saturday Evenings
BALTJMOTtE, SepL '-'OV- Harry M
Fraiee. owner of the Red Sox, who
is here with his theatrical 'how at
the Auditorium, puts In a complaint
against the use of the world's cham
pions' name by a club playing the
Dry Dock outfit here tomorrow
France says it is a fracture of a na
tional commission order against
On the Boston club are Sam Jones,
Joe Bush. Everett Scott. Walter May
er and Miller, all of the Red Sox
George Burns, of the Mackmen, and
"Pep" Young, of the Tigers, are alsj
booked to play against the Dry Bock
VANGUARD ON HAND
PHILADELPHIA. SepL 20. The
advance guard of i'enn's football
team, containing very promising ma
terial, appeared on the Quaker cam
pus of coal Mm and barracks jester
day, and a very healthy nucleus It is
The early arrivals are Joe Straus,
the battering ram of a halfback who
shattered every line that he drove his
bull into last fall; Ed Well, the little
end whose gamentss overshadowed
his lack of weight; Walter Rosneau.
the former Central High star who
played such a brilliant game at quar
terback in the Michigan engagement;
Dick Supplee. former freshman tackle,
and Bill Wolfe, a substitute varsity
lineman of last year.
-RUTH GETS THE COIN
For pitching nine innings against
the Hartford, Conn, club last Sunday,
Babe Ruth received more money than
he got out of the world's series with '
ine cuus. ror working mm one Ktinic
Ruth was glun $1,300, while In the
six world's series games his share
was leu than 11,100.
Ruth is In big demand throughout
New England and the Independent
club which played against Hartford
had to bid high to get the big Red
Sox hurler to pitch the game. The
game was extensively advertised and
an Immense crowd turned out to see
Babe pitch and wln'hlH game. He did
not hit any hom.c runs, honever
MORGAN WILL PLAY.
Ray Morgan. Hank Shanks' substi j
tuie at scconu oase mis year wun tne
Grlffmen. will play Sunday with the
Shamrocks, an Independent team, in
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"HIS Fall vou will have to
mv an inr-TMSCd OflCC
for shoes unless you exer
cise new skill in purchas
ing. This Fall, NEWARK
Shoes give you greater
ralue than ever. Why?
(1st) Because they are sold
to the Consumer direct.
No middleman stands be
tween. (2nd) Because the
MliiMi tit 3 cfiirtfsnrlfMlQ
national business permits a smaller profit
per individual sale. Remember, we sell over four
million pairs of Newark Sh,oes a year through
our 257 stores the most powerful reason ia the
world why wo can undersell all others.
See the new Fall Styles in our windows. At a
glance you will realize that they are the finest shoes
at $3.50 to $6 in this city. Wo can positively avo
you $ 1.50 to $3.00 on your shoes this FalL Will
you let ns prove it to you tomorrow 7
UuMfffc Sftee SioreG.
f LARGEST CHAIN STORE SHOE CO. IN THE WORLD.
Women's and Men's Stores in Washington
506 9th Street I 1112 7th Street 1913 Penna. Ave,
s ny taa .
Ush lait: in
lets: one of
uts la hljh
Also la Bin
Between V and V Ms.
Between I, and M M.
llet Oth nnd loih M.
Open Sntnrday Maht.
$2.50, $3 &. $3.50
. STORES IN 97 CITU3S.-