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EL EASO HEBALD
Sport and Society Section
Sport and Society Section
Appropriate Bet On the Series:
A Manhattan Cocktail
Against A Plate Of Baked Beans.
Yes, Yes, Indeed. Everyone
. Knew It Wood Happen.
Get That? Clevah, Clevah!
INSTITUTE BOYS WIN
IN CAME WITH TROOPERS
This iw tie way the score ended in
1 ne football same between the St Paso
Military Institute and Troop G, Sec
ond cavalry teams at Washington
Forward passes won for the school
!ys, wi:u played a ragged game, but
had the benefit of superior coach
ing. Darbyshire and Elliot were the
stars of the game and It was to their
speed and clever execution of the for-R-ard
passes that the institute owed
The soldiers played a better game of
straight football and held well in the
line rushes but could not make the
Sains necessary for goals except once.
Their Interference was particularly
The game throughout was full of
fumbles and there viu a noticeable
lack of punting eTen bough the in
stitute boys had splendid opportuni
ties to boot the ball wrtn the wind In
Signals Are Forgotten.
Time and again the institute boys
forgot their signals and made wrong
ttlays and showed lack of knowledge
of the game, but the team went
through without making a change in
the lineup while the soldiers, having
a. shade the better of their opponents
in weight showed lack of training and
Had to change three times.
Shortly after the kickeff in the firfct
'luarter, Nelms, quarterback for the
soldiers threw a forward pass to left
end Duncan of his team and the lat
ter raced 40 yards over the institute's
jroal line for a touchdown. Battles
missed the kick over the goal posts
and the score stood, Soldiers S, Insti
It was but a few seconds later that
"Darbyshire the thin, fast end of the
institute, threw a forward pass to
miiott In the center of the field, and
the latter, by fast running outran
his opponents and raced across the
soldiers' goal line with the tying
ore. Sorenson missed the goal,
making a poor kick.
The next quarter found the men
""ushing up and down the field with
the ball first in the' possession of one
side and then the other and both sides
A Little Sport;
A STRAINED tendon in his right
elbow has cost Xike Gibbons,
the St- Paul star and claimant
of the -welterweight championship,
the sum of $11,000. Mike has been
obliged to cancel matches that would
have netted him this amount or money
within the next six weeks. Incident
ally, the announcement is made from
New York that the proposed contest
with Eddie McGoorty has again been
postponed. This time it Is said the
match will be decided December 3.
Eddie McGoorty, Oshkosh, and
Jeorge "Knockout" Brown will not
have to stand trial for having par
ticipated in an alleged prizefight at
Benton Harbor, Mich., July 4. In the
ircuit court judge Bridgmsn directed
the jury to find Floyd Fttearmmons,
promoter of the bout, not guilty, the
ourt holding there was no evidence
on which to predicate the charge that
the bout was a prizefight A revival
of the boxing game in Michigan is
seen from this outcome. It probably
means that 10 round fights with no
decisions may be staged. -
The efforts of the New York Ath
letic commission to have the boxing
authorities of France sustain the sus
pension of Billy Papke, ordered by
SHsdese In feast. J 5c. 2 for 23c
Clsett, PaiboiT & Coaptar. Mttert. Troy. N. T.
DAIRY LUNCH CO.
6PKJT CAT AMD SIGHT
HE DID AJOT .
HAS To SAY
being frequently penalised for offside
The first half ended witt the army
holding the ball in the center of the
The Second Halt.
Dingle opened the second half, by
kicking the ball against the wind and
Rand carried it back to the center of
the field for the institute. Here the
'teams fought hard -nd long with the
institute now playing straight foot
ball and steadily advancing the pig
skin toward the opposing goal line.
On the SO yard line Elliott made a
pretty forward pass to Darbyshire,
who ran like the wind and crossed the
goal line with the sepond touchdown.
Then, with the wind in his favor, he
made a pretty goal kick and the score
stood, Institute 13, Army 6. This
quarter ended with the ball in the
po8sssion of the soldiers in the center
of the field.
It was in the last quarter that the
prettiest , football of the game was
played. The institute advanced the
ball to -within one yard of the army's
line. There, the soldiers, with bull
dog tenacity, held them for three
downs. Finally with 10 second more
to play, Kyle skirted the army's left
end and carried the ball across the
line. Darbyshire kicked another
pretty goal and the game ended with
the score standing: Institute 2fl,
Ideal football -weather prevailed but
the crowd that witnessed the contest
The lineup was:
Elliott (Capt.). L.
Darbyshire, R. E.
Rand. L. T.
Terrill, R. T.
Russell. L. G.
Sorenson, R. G.
Nelms, Q. B.
Kyle. I. H.
Tower, F. B.
Gelger, R. H.
E. Duncan, I. E.
Failey, L. K.
Murphy, I. E.
Bordette, L. T.
Benton. It. T.
Sanders. R. T:
Godfrey, It G.
Grimes, R. G.
Battles, Q. B.
Clark, I. H.
Seott. F. B.
Dingle, R. H.
Fisher, R. E.
head linesman, .Crockett.
quarters. 16 minutes each.
A Little Gossip
the local commission because Papke
J refused to keep his contract to fight
Frank .ManieU at the flew star a. li,
Ted Leber. Duluth's star third
sacker, has been drafted by the Day
The announcement that Harrington.-
the big .halfback, would W amble to
play for sonte. tune M comer
teanL wmteh waa , aariwteedt t wear
that lie Mfa -fgxrtained .as injury te
his shoulder. Harrington was one of
the best of the backfield players.
AU the Yale "varsity players who
were injured in practice are back
working with the team.
That the New York system of han
dling tickets was a good joke on the
ticket scalpers is apparent. Also, it
was a great jest on the park man
agement. It effectually prevented the
scalping of tickets; also, it prevented
the need ef scalping them. In fact,
there -were empty seats in the Polo
Grounds stands, due to the fact that
everyone was afraid of getting in line,
for fear they would have to dribble
through a 100,000 crowd to get to the
"Red" Murray, the joke of the 1911
world's series, -was the first to dem
onstrate the futility of having base
ball opinions. In 1911 "Red" was un
able to connect with the pitched ball
for a base hit. This. year he slammed
one of the early offerings . of Wood
for a clout that scored two runs.
How do you figure that?
CORBBTT'S IlilfBSS PRE-
VBXT COJIMMS OX SPORTS
New York, N. Y Oct 11. 1912.
Editor El Paso Herald,
' El Paso, Texas.
Owing to W.T. Corbett's III-
ness it will be several weeks
before the weekly boxing let-
J ter service can be resumed.
The physicians in charge of
the case report favorable prog-
ress and are confident of
speedy recovery If no serious
! Therefore your Indulgence Is
asked for two or three weeks
. when it is hoped Mr. Corbett's
condition will permit of re-
sumption of the service.
For James J. Corbett
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Who Threw Those Beans? By "Bud" Fisher
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MA THEWSON IS COMING
MAY UMPIRE THE JUBILEE BALL GAMES
TO VISIT FRIENDS HERE
Christy Matfcewson may be the um
pire of the games of the Os-Aple
Jubilee baseball tournament The big
New York pitcheris coming to EI
Paso next week, following the close of
the world's series, -to spend the winter
in El Paso, accodhw: te word received
by friends of jdsMwjtaqa? residing
hwe, and it is esec)pd hat Ue will
arrive a few days previous to to.
Art- "Wood, secretary of the base
ball' committee of the Os-Aple Jubilee,
says that if possible Mathewson will
be secured by the committee as the
umpire of the games, providing the
big fellow arrives here in time. He
is to he the drawing card of the baseball-tournament
and it is believed that
if Mathewson works during the games
there will be no doubt about the series
of this year's Jubilee proving a suc
cess. ' Art "Wood said that it would be
impossible for Mathewson to work in
the pitching department of the series
on account of being a professional
and the series is to bbe strictly ama
teur and in order to have him in the
game, he wU be sought as an umpire.
Mathewson, according to word ' re
ceived here, ls due to arrive in El
Police Tell Phillie Managers Just
What Ca Happen In the- Rin
N Philadelphia they, do not conduct
boxing matches by hit and miss. The
promoters know what' to expect and
tue luuiviuuai - llicitiuwia gL tuts police 1
uepui uueiiL are iniormeaas 10 wnat is
considered "within ' the'"law." The code
used in Phlladelpltts, is" explained, In the
following oWer tam the. director-of j
public safety to the superintendent of i
"You are hereby instructed to issue
orders to the police to prohibit any J
boxing exhibitions being held in the
city of Philadelphia except under the
following rules and regulations, to-wit:
"1. The ring must extend at least
three feet beyond the ropes, which
are to be not less than three In num
ber, and be covered completely to the
extreme edge of the platform outside
of the ropes with a mat or padding
made of felt or other flexible material
not less than two feet distant from
under a suitable top. All posts to be
. 4. vv?il-
Paso by next Saturday, providing the
series has closed so that he can get
here by that time. After his arrival
a. hunting party, consisting of El
Pasoans, is to be formed to take Matty
into Mexico to hunt, if the rebels are
not too numerous, and if they are.
the party will probably go. into the
mountains of New Mexico. It is the
plan of the famous ball player to re
main in El Paso during the winter
Three Teams Ready.
Three teams are at present ready
for the baseball tournament and were
so reported by Art "Wood, chairman
of the baseball committee of the Os
Aple Jubilee, at the meeting of gen
eral committees held at the chamber
of commerce Sunday morning. Pecos
as yet has not fully consented to enter
its team, although there will he a
team or some sort most prooaDiyj
composed of a star team made up or j
tne pest players on. the Toyah ana
Pecos amateur ball teams of this sum
mer. This will make a total of four
teams in the series, the other three
being Hurley, Fort Bliss and El Paso.
The baseball games of the Jubilee
are to be held on Thursday, Friday,
Saturday and continuing over Sunday.
not ess than two feet distant from
the ropes of the ring.
"2. The goves used shall be of the
regulation make, not less than .six
ounces In weight- The enforcement of
this rule to be thel duty of - the Ref
eree, "3. Contestants shall not be per
mitted to have more than tftr'ce ' at
tendants or seconds, and these sec
onds must refrain from coaching- the
principals during the progress of the
"l.The referee. In whose hands the
safety and protection of the contest
ants is placed, must always be on the
alert and never allow a contestant to
he struck when in a helpless condition
or in the act of falling as the result
of a blow received. "Whenever a boxer
is apparently outclassed the bout
must be stopped, bo matter whether
it be the first or the last round.
"5. No one to be allowed to com
pete as a professional or amateur
boxer who is under IS years of age.
"6. No boxer to be allowed to con
test against an opponent 10 pounds
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' heavier than himself in the light
weight class or under.
7. Only soft bandages to be al
lowed on the hands. .
"8. No professional boxer to he
allowed to take part tn more than his
scheduled contests for one night
"t. No boxer to be allowed to com
pete who is suffering from any con
"10. No annonncement to be allowed '
that the bout is to settle a grudge or I
decide any kind of championship.
"11. In order to minimize the dan-
ger from a foul blow, contestants
must wear a "protection cup.
"12. The foul blow known as the
'kidney punch," delivered while the
contestants are partly clinched, which
has been proved to be dangerous,
mufat not be permitted. It is the duty
of ithe -referee to caution contestants
before a bout -begins, and it the rale
be "Violated the bout is to be stopped
after due caution has been given.
"13. The manager of the exhibition
shall furnish to the superintendent of
police, at least 24 hours in advance,
the name and address of at least one
reputable practicing physician select
ed to examine the contestants, and
also the names, ages and addresses of
the contestants in each class, together
with the written consent of at least
one parent or guardian of any minor.
Only those whose names have been
furnished as contestants and certified
to be in fit physical condition prior to
entering the ring, by the physician in
attendance, shall be permitted to en
gage in a contest The physician must
bo in attendance and at the ringside
to deal with any emergency which may J
arise. In which case he shall have en- j
tire supervision. He shall not fail to !
have a complete equipment of neces
sary instruments and medical remedies.
"Tf nt nnv timA duHne thA bout thft
said physician shall be of the opinion !
that boxer is unfit to continue the
contest or that it be unsafe to permit
him to do so, he shall so notify the
referee,- when that official, must Im
mediately stop the contest
"14. These rules will be rigidly en
forced by the department of public
safety, and. managers and referees of
clubs will be held responsible should
there be any violation."
T. M. C. A. MBX MAY
COMPETE IX CROSS COUNTRY RTJX
A cross country team to represent the
Y. M. C. A. In the meet at Mesllla Park
on Thanksgiving day; is contemplated
and some of the running material In
the association classes are busily at
work training for the cross country
grind If the local organisation enters
The New Mexico Aggie school Is to
have the run and it is quite possible
that a team composed of at least five
members from the Y. M. C. A. will be
sent to represent the local institution.
ADDITIONAL SPORT 4
& ON NEXT PAGE
THE REVENGE THAT FAILED
Tales Told At the Ringside
By W. A. Phelon
JACK BltlTTOX, the lightweight exact one ef the tvaatest, eleecet hoys
who ever drew on rne padded gloves has a traniser them- day tbo
-wants all the money 1b the hease,aad then covets the daorkaohs. '.Vkej
ever Britten battles, a Hie guarantee reposes in the maaars strong
vrallet, and the percentage is closely watched bcnldec, lest there seeald he a
dollar left after the gaarantee is paid. High priced yeaag maH Is BrittoH,
and, jadgiag by the wendrens quality ef his work, he's worth. K. And yet,
even la the days ef his prosperity, this same Britten, makes esc exception te
the high priced delags. There Is Jast one mar is irheae faver te llgbt
"welght star would have the parse aad the percentage. Te meet that mB.
he'd box for less than the poorest preliminary Md is ve bet the chances
that Britten will ever meet this fellow are praetieally asthlsg bow. The hiK
money Is Britten's for the asklag and yet he sighs heeaase he east have
this one battle for the price ef ham aad beans!
Years age, -when BrHten first cane eat, he was ran-, crude, and peerly
fed. Jast an angHlar kid wltheHt knowledge er jadgmeat bat -with aa aver
sion to driving a dray aad a desire to b e a fighter hecaosg. lets ef the kids
he knew -were doing nicely In the fighting game. He had hardly began sparr
ing as a helpter la the gyms vrheB he SBceeeded, somehow er other, ia getting
a chance te fight at a Mllwaakee clah. His adversary -was one- Steve Kin
ney, a stocky, blonde yenag man who was, ia these days, a really good
slugger, aad quite a eard with the Milwaukee faas. Britten, went te fill the
date, and for the firt time la his careers; leaiwuja -what 'a high elaes boxlnc
club and a padded ring were like.
like, for Steve Kinney had no mercy
"With the gong, Kinney ranked apoa
Britten rose, aad twlee Kinney seat him taWt 9Kahy -The- Mi ft ilBlliiii he
stayed dowB, and Kianey vriUked laoghlftg from tne ring, vHlle mc crowd
hooted and reviled the victim. m
Years passed. Brittoa learned the fighting tricks, grew better and bet
ter, graduated into the windap class, and began a career .ef highest speed.
He became an Attell for foxy cleverness, aad carried 1b either hand a dy
namic drive. He foncht la San Francisco, Lo Angeles, Xew Orleans, New
York nail Philadelphia. His services became high priced, aad the hher the
prlee the more engagements he was offered. And yet tbrengk aH this saeceas.
taroHgh all this glory, one spot rankled keenly 1b his heart the memory, of
his first fight, hi Inglerleas defeat by the blende Steve Kinney. One after
noon a Milwaukee promoter was sarprised te see a lithe, finely dressed yoanjc
man, a utranger to his calling list, come swinging Into his office. The yeaag
man, with easy grace, extended a eard the card of Jack Britten, lightweight
"Delighted, delighted, Mr. Britten," gasped the promoter. "What eaa
I do for yea? Want to box in Mllwaakee f" "I sorely do," said Britten.
"That's why I came ber." "If yoa'll fight the windap at the next fcew" said
the promoter, "I'll get yea McFarlaHd er Fred "Welsh. Thirty percent fer
yonr end, er what guarantee do yea ask!" Britten shook hfe head. "I eaa
get MeFarlaad er "Welsh la the east." he said. "I want Jast one man a Mil
waukee man. Get me him, and I'll ge oh at year next shew fer ?5 Jast to
cover my expenses. Get me him."
"Why, whef asked the asteaaded promoter. "Steve Kinney. Get me
Kinney," pleaded Brittoa. "Get me him; pay anything he anks pay me noth
ing. I'll pay my own expenses, even, but get me that gay!"
The promoter sighed sympathetically. "I understand." said he. Bnt Xc
Britten, Steve Kinney quit the game aad will never rettra?'
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Joe Wood, the phenomenal young twirler of the Boston -Red Sox (at the
left), aad Christy Mathewson, the marvelous veteran barter of the Giants.
This photograph -was taken as the great pitchers set for the. first time, jast
before the stRrt ef the first game ef the -world's series, which was wen by
Boston, 4 to 3, with Weed pitching against Teareaa.
"Weed had 11 strlkeeats, gave two bases en balls, seered eae ran aad
made one assist aad one patent.
Copyright by International Hew Service.
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By Tom MclSTamara
. JUST A HE TOLD IF TO OOR.
, SPECIAL. REPORTER.
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TO BE NO EXPERT-. I GOES OOTTO
DE GROUNDS NIGHT BEFORE LAST
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