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THE WEATHER
PmiDAY NMIMT, CLOUDY AND UN
CITIKDi NATiaUAV, VAIN AND
LOTUL
THIRTEENTH YEAR, NO. 62.
LATEST NEWS AND SPORTING EVENTS
WANT WESTERN GAMES, SO
THEY TALK OF CONFERENCE
Students Forget Ideals in
Clamor for Real
Football
* CONTESTS WITH EASTERN
TEAMS FAIL TO SATISFY
No Definite Championship Can
* tie Settled Under Ex
isting Conditions
The old. old rumor la afloat again
Michigan la going back Into the West
ern Conference, or the conference la
routing to Michigan, or somethin*
'.ike rhat, and even’ l©y*l Michigan
•undent has hie ear-to'the ground,
waiting for the first sound of somo
thing accomplished which will place
Michigan where she ought to l>e.
. The representative* of the big mine
are considering the return of Michi
gan at their meeting In Chicago to
day. The matter hinges on the train
'ng table proposition.
.Michigan nan listened to the annual
Mitnor eve? since the Wolverines turn
,'.*d their fitces towsrd the east, and Fa
tecrudeicence now Is merely contin
ued evidence that something is wrong
<rlth Michigan’s standing in the world
»f athletics.
The old grade w»o remember the
famous battles between Hurry-Up
Yost’s loot ball machines and Alonzo
Ftagg’e Maroons or Couch Williams
Gophers in the good old days wher.
half the nation watched the battles
for the weatern championship, long
for their return, and most of them
have always been iu favor of Michi
gan's return to the fold.
The aiudentn in college at the time,
however, fired with resentment at the
alleged dictatorial methods of the con
ference stood out for Independence
It has been a line Ideal that the cam
pus hat cherished ail these years, hut
at present there are Indications that
the student body cares more’for retl
football games than ideals, which
makes it seem possible that there are
possibilities for Michigan's return to
•he conference. * * *
Arft'Uterd.iH Plenty bf reason Jqra
desire among the students for a re
turn to the good old times. Michigan,
done In the w«ist, a solitary giant go
'iig forth each autumn to do battle
with the insolent lords of the east,
was a pkfture which the students once
liked to look uiion. The fact that the
giant came limping home each year
with both eyes closed. a few ribs brok
fM and an ear tinned, made no differ
mce for a time. The campus still i
dung l«v jts idea).
Then came s day a hen patience had
ta reward. Davy Allerdlce and his
band of bruiser* walloped the east to
» fare-you-well, winding up the s« ason
by administering a black eye to Minne
sota, and there was joy on the cam
pus. Next year the vindication was
repeated, but did the insolent lords of
he east open their grins and bul the |
\esfern giant become a membei of
heir exclusive set? Not so you could
lotlce It «
In spite of Michigan’s victories over j
•astern teams even s stranger lu Ann
vrbor would have known that some- j
rhlng was wrong. In the conference
lays a victory over Minnesota or Chi
cago carried with it a very definite sig
nificance. The victor became cham
pion of somethin* tangible to oast and 1
west alike- Michigan conquered both i
Pennsylvania and Minnesota one se*-!
son, hut it didn’t mean anything to |
anybody except a Michigan student j
Minnesota wai still the conference;
champion, and Michigan could claim
nothing but a victory over the cham
pion. lu the conference days Micntgan j
was either champion of the west or
*,he wasn’t champion of the west.
On thk other hand. Michigan gtrlnel
no prestige by defeating eastern
teams, even in years when the eai.i
ern teams were entitled to soma con
sideration by the east's Big Four, and
this year when the eastern teams
which Michigan met were the laughing
stock of the east. Michigan’s position
was suddenly brought home to stu
dent and alumnus alike hi a manner
never before consldired by them
Cornell, defeated by Oberlln, Penn
State, Colgate and Williams; Pennsyl
vania walloped by Brown, 3warth
more and Penn State; Syracuse
swamp by Princeton. M to 0. and toj'-
ed with by smaller college teams —
even victories over snch teams could
mean nothing to Michigan; could fur
nlsh nothing ovei which the under-
Loyola Knew U. of D. Openwork
Was Coming; Couldn't Check It
lrf>yolA stared In the face of the
rphecies of open work by the U. or
eleven, and let It beat them yes
terday at Mack park. 27 to 6.
Coming over from Chicago, the
leoyol* bunch couldn't have helped but
know that Coach Campbell s lighter
men would have to depend upon the
free style of fighting to win the
Tbahksfivlng contest. Last year, the
V. of D. eppped from Loyola on its
home grounds. This year they came
over here to be squelched.
Had the Loyola bunch been awake
at all, they matt have known that
Capt. Kelly and his men expected to
use forward passes to beat them.
Had they been wise at all. they would
have been watching for a fusillade or
them in the final portions of the game.
Had they been cautious they wou»d
have had g defense planned tor them.
However, Campbell h:ul h: 3 rm«n HO
through the regular routine of hold
ing their fireworks until the final mo
menta of the game. In the last hall,
GTljc CletroiL {Times
MARATHON TO YONKERS
AND MARATHON AWAY
WITHOUT MARATHON INO
NEW YORK, Nov. 29—Num
erous distance runners are on
their way liome today without
having competed in the annual
Youkors Marathon event. The
race was postponed on account
of the weather, but many of
the athletea insisted on running
anyhow because many of them
had traveled long distances to
take part In the run. Many of
them were from Canada and the
middle west.
graduate body at Michigan could en
thuse. Defeat meant football oblivion.
Michigan had nothing to gain by vic
tories and defeat spelled ruin.
What happened football history.
Syracuse, the plaything of Princeton,
rwept Michigan off her feet; Pennsyl
vania;- defeated weekly by the fourth
raters of the east, rallied like a real
team and overcome such a lead as
Mlchlgn had never had overcome be
fore; poor, old Cornell, tl« doormat
of the eastern football teams, scored
cn Michigan, aud but for u bit of in
dividual work by Quarterback Huebei
in the closing moments of the game,
would have held Michigan to a victory
by but one touchdown.
These things provide a reason for
the old conference rumor, which is b*
log passed from mouth on every street
corner In Ann Arbor, and which is
being discussed by thousands of alum
ui in every part of the country.
Why-shouldn’t Michigan return to
the conference? At present she dif
fers on but one cr two points from the
rules of the conference teams. She
still maintains her schedule accord
ing to conference Ideas as to number
of games to be played and her eligibil
ity rules are the same.
The training table bueaboo is the
only thing which stands between
Michigan and the conference. Other
reasons may be advanced, but after
they ftfe all diagnosed carefully, the
training table la the only real stum
bling block In Michigan's path. With
thn matter disposed of there would
be no trouble In getting rid of the
other objections, and It is felt nere
that the conference and Michigan
ought to get together and settle their
differences quickly.
NOTABLES ATTEND
THE BRUSH FUNERAL
floral Offerings From Base
ball Men Are Very *
Beautiful
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 29.—No*
tables iu the baseball world, includ
ing John J. McGraw, Garry Herrmann,
President Lynch, Charles Murphy,
Charles fibbelts and Edward Rarrow,
attended the funeral of John T. Brush,
president of the New York Nattonhl
league club here this afternoon.
The floral offerings, mainly from
the dead man’s baseball associates,
were said to be among the most beau
tiful ever seen here. Services were
held at St. Paul’s Episcopal church.
The burial at local Crown Hill ceme
tery was private.
TOMORROW'S ENTRIES
AT JAI KKX.
FIRST IlAOr: Selling. 2-ycar-olds. 5
4 furlong*: Inqulot*. 101; Ftulawelsh,
1 OR; Mhu'l" McKee. 105; Tom Chapman,
106. Sprlngutlv Mia*. 108; Garden of
Altai*. 1 Tor.l-C, 103.
dKCtIND RACE— Selling, 3-year-old*
6 furlong*: Orpheth. 100; Mamlantero,
10'*; Percy Henderson, 105; Plum Creek.
105; Rio brnxo. 108; Tllford Thomas.
10',: Fraxsle, los.
THIRD RACE —Selling. 4-year-olds
and up. 6 furbr.n: Polk, 1(*2; Guy
cer, 107; Virginia Lindsey, 107; l,miln
De*cngn»*U, 107; Hwedc Rain, 107;'Look
out. 107; Brevlte. HO.
FOURTH RACE—Helling, 3-year-olds
and up, mile and 1 1-6: Rkater Florence,
05; Hatter**, OS: Feather Duster. 106,
Console. HO; Melton Htreet, 111.
FIFTH RACE—Helling, 4-year-old*
and up. (5 Lirli .ig*: Rue. 107; Angelue,
107; M Cnmbon, 107; Transparent, 109;
Stool, !)•»; Golden Agnes, 100; Shooting
Spray. 110.
SIXTH RACE—Selling, 8-year-old*
and up, mile: Pr.bby Cook, 106; Flying,
110; Sugar Lump, 110; Iximberta. HO;
Oretcnen G.. 110; Annie Sellers. 111.
• A *jnrentice allowance claimed.
Weather fine, track heavy.
the U. of D. set out to win. Having
proved that they could hold the heavy
visitors, they had only to tls up the
game with intricate which they did
to the complete satisfaction of all De
troiters.
Working under the handicap of hav
ing their style or play one that could
be prepared for, the U. of D. proved
their mettle by pushing through the
very stuff Ixiyola must hive planned
lor.
Kslly, Fllsgerald, Marts and Pur
cell played their last game for the
Ked and White. Marts was not happy
for he had to rstire with a broken
ankle.
The feature of yesterday's plays
was a 90-yard run for a touchdown
by Herman Kellar for the IT. of D.
Loyola was In the lead with the score
<1 to 0, and about a minute In the first
half to be played when Kellar Inter
cepted a forward pasa. and. aided by
Halgh’s lnteffsfwnce, ran the length
of tbo-fioM for a touchdown
THOUGH A NEW WORLD’S LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION,
RITCHIE PREFERS GOOD BUSINESS TO HIS TITLE
SAN RAFAEL, Cal.. Nov. 29.—A
tall, well built, muscular youngster
with more the appearance of a college
boy than a prise ring champion, swung
around from a piano and extended his
hand In welcome.
’’Come in and make yourself at
home,” he called to the reporter.
Willie Kitchine, world’s lightweight
champion, is s typical product of this
day of gentlemanly, well educated
pugilists. He can play the piano; he
has been through nine grades In
sehool, and can converse intelligently
on everyday topics
There is nothing rough or profane
about him. He rarely swears, never
drinks or uses tobacco in any form.
"The championship to me doesn’t
mein a thlDg except a short cut to
money enough to get a nice, profitable
business. .
"No, 1 don’t mean a saloon,” be an
swered with a smile, when reminded
that that is what most pugilists end
up by doing. -e’ •
"I want a clean, legitimate business.
Just what It is to J>e I don’t know,
but its got to be open and aboveboard
and a business that is perfectly legiti
mate in every respect. Just as soon
as I can get that then I propose to
leave the prise ring. To me it’s mere
ly a short cut, not to fame, but a com
fortable living. Os course, the money
has got to come legitimately. There’ll
be nothing underhand or deceitful
about any fight l am ever in.”
Hie face, became serious and he
leaned nearer the reporter, his brown
eye drawn almost to pencil-point
smallness.
"I think if I ever become mixed up
in anything shady that it would worry
me to death.” he exclaimed earnestly.
"I couldn’t stand the worry. I think
I would have to shout it out so every
body could hear it
"I don’t like the spotlight. It’s nec
essary now and it’s part of the fight-
MURF DOUBLE
CROSSED HIM,
SAYS HERRMANN
Cincy Bosh and Cub President
Broken, is the
Story
RED CORRIDON INVOLVED
IN THE TRADE TROUBLE
Inker Reported to Have Said
He Won’t Play for
Charles Webb
NEW YORK, Ndv. 29.—The maiu
topic of conversation in baseball
circles here today was the reported
break between Garry Herrmann, presi
dent of Ibe Cincinnati Baseball club
and Charles W. Murphy, of Chicago,
which. It was believed here today, will
cause real trouble for the Chicagoan
when the National league meetß here
next month.
Herrmann, who took Murphy's part
at the recent meeting when Horace
Fogel was oxpelled, claims that Mur
phy double-crossed him and It la like
ly that If President Lynch presents
charges against Murphy on Dec. 11),
they will have the enthusiastic sup
port of the Cincinnati manager.
The break came after Murphy, ac
cording to the close friends of Herr
mann, had agreed on a trade where
by Joe Tinker was to go to Cincin
nati in exchange for Mike Mitchell
and Phelan of the Reds and Ked Cor
ridon of the Detroit Americana. This
deal was arranged Wednesday night It
was said, and Murphy and Herrmann
were to have met yesterday to sign
the papers. Instead Murphy did not
show up and when the Cincinnati mag
nate got hold of him Jlf telephone
Murphy said that he had changed fils
mind.
When Tinker heard of. thin'lt waa
reported today he sought out Murphy
and accused him to his face of break
ing an agreement and told him flaHy
that, rather than play with Chicago
next season, he quit profes
sional baseball for all time.
Baseball men here believe that Mur
phy plana to force Herrmann to ac
cept Frank Chance as the manager
for the Clncinnutis despite the fact
that the "Peerlets Leader'* L unalter
ably opposed to going to the Ohio
city.
Both Murphy nnd Herrmann are In
Indianapolis today to attsnd the fu
neral of John ,T. Brush, ani friends
who talked with the Clnclnratlan be
fore he left, declared that » would
have something interesting to say to
the Chicago ownsr If they tnet.
Incidentally, al. forecasts of a Peace
ful session when the league meets
Dec. Id. are off.
ftthben •« Seme»e«4.
GRAND RAPID#, Mich., Nov. St.-
John W. Ribbon, defaulting cashier of
the First Notional butJp of Manistee,
who confessed to having embessled
184 oog of the bank’s funds, wai sen
tenced to seven and one-half years at
Fort Leavenworth today by Judge
g*a*tons in United Rtetee district court
THE WEATHER
Foe Detroit and tMaltri Friday
eight, uleedr sad aaoettlodi deieedey,
generally fair aad eoldert eiodoraio
It |«W| yunerty winds.
For Lower Mlehlgoot Generally fair
tooieht aad Satarday.
For tho laser La heat Moderate
aoathweot aad went wind*: generally
m B _ 4 _ __ I _ h 4
FRIDAY,-NOVEMBER 29, 1912.
Jr--
WILLIE RITCHIE,
In Hl» Btract Clothes.
RACE RESULTS
AT JAMESTOWN.
First Race -- 2-year-o!ds. maidens,
purse 1800, « furious: Astute, 100,
Davis. < to 1, 2 to 1 and even won: K.
H. Gray, IJ2, Ambrose, 8 to 1, 8 to 1
nnd 3 to 2 second; L’Alglon, 112. But*
well, 10 to 1, 4 to 1 and 2 to 1, third.
Ttroe 1:17 1-6. Chad Huff ford. Falrv
Godmother, Frank H*d*oiv Mohawk
Boy. also ran.
?* conJ iU6e--2-yW-otaa pun»t 1200,
, selling. furlongs: Flel, YW. Tlm
brose, 30 to I, 10 to l and 9 to 1, won;
Gardenia, 104, Hoffman, fc to 1, 2 to i
And even, second; Turkey in the Straw,
108, Mart>n. 12 to 1, 8 to 1 and 3 to 1
third. Time 110 4-6. Hasson, Fasces,
Arran. Fly Hy Night. Grosvenor, Clothes
Brush, Wnnda, Fitter, also ran.
Third Itace-r-8-year-olds and up,
hurdle handicap, purse 8300, short
course, about 2 miles: Nottingham. 138,
Bogyle, 7 to 6. 1 to 1 and out, won;
Jesuit. 167, Burton. 8 to 6, 8 to 6 and
out, second; Dr. Heard, 188, Hsider, 8
to 1. 2 to 1 and 7 to 10, third. Time
4:05 3-5. Little Nearer, Balancer, Prince
Hampton, also ran.
Fourth Race—All ages purse |4OO.
7 furlongs- 3ebago, 9 to 5, < to 10 and
2 to 5, won; Janies Dockery, 9 to 6. 3
to 5 and out. second; Continental. 15
to 1, 4 to 1 and 8 to 2. third. Time,
1:29 Early Light, Queen Bee Flamma
and Working Lad also ran.
Fifth Race —8-year-olds and up.
purse 8300, selling, 6 furlongs: Dip
per, 30 to 1. 10 to 1 and 5 to 1. won;
Berkeley. 2 to 1, 4 to 5 and 2 to S.
second; Ccarlet Pimpernel, 20 to *, 7
to 1 and 3 to 1, third. Time 1:17.
Camellia, Miss Moments, Veneta Btrome,
Chemulpo. Union Jack. Henry Hutch
inson and Joe Gaitens also ran.
Sixth Race—All age* purae 9809.
selling, mile and 70 yards: Emily Lee,
6 to 2. ever, and 1 to 2. won; Argo
naut, 80 to I, 12 to 1 and 8 to 1, second;
Outlan. 2 to 1. even and 1 .to 2, third.
Time, 1:50 3-6. Agmentlcus, Tom Mel
ton, y. Powers, Senator Sparks, Cheer
Up. Montagnle end Harlem Lase also
ran. .
AT JAUREZ.
First Race —5 A* furlongs: Compton,
1 to 3 and cut. won; Janus. 1 to 9. sec
ond; Luke Van Zandt, third. Tim.,
1:04
Second Race—lk furlonga: Parrell
Girl, 6 to 2 and I 'to 6. first; Lady
Young, 8 to 1, second; Auto Girl, third.
Time, 1:03 1-8.
I OMORROW’S ENTRIES
,T J\MX»rOWN.
First Race—2-year-old* and up,
purse S3OO, selling, 9 H furlongs: .•In
surance Man. 104; Arran. ICS; Jonquil,
1(5. Fred Lecy, 105; •Groevenor. 107;
Ancon, 107; Yorkvllle, 100; Small, 110;
Tarta, 112. Coy, 112.
H»oond Race —All ages, purse |S66.
.selling. 6 furlongs: •Rchaller, 07; Em
ma. $»9. • Jessup Burns, 104; Vlley, 104;
•Bodkin, 107; western Belle. *00; Har
court. 100; Abrasion. .110; LRtle End.
110; 81 r Clegeii. 112; Golden Castle.
118: Myles O’Connell. 112. Also eli
gible: Lucky George, 107; York Lad.
107: Fanchett, 107; Joe'Galtens, 1 -’IOO.
Third Race—All age*, purse S4OO.
selling. 6 furlongs: •Rylvestrln, 167;
Royal Onyx. 06; Tortfti. 106; Miss Jo
nah. 100; Rpellboutod. 100;. -ack Nun
naUy. 100; Chemplpo. lit; Col. Cook.
112; Premier, 112: He*»iet Plmpernell.
116; Towtrwn Field, 116; Lord Welle,
116. Also eligible; Lady Rvhll. 100;
Rubicon/ 11. 107; Tennle, 107; Dust
Pen. 104.
Fourth Race—•rK’Sceislod handicap.
11.000 added, all ages. 1 l-10th mile*
Yenyhee. 08: Rosturtlum. 06: His Ma
jesty. 91; White Wnoi. 00; Cliff Edge.
106. Loch lei. 106; Carlton G.. tit; Hl
iHrlous. 112; Grover Hughes. 110; La
hore 110. •
Fifth Rave 1-year-olds and up.
purse 1300. selling. 6 furlongs: •Avia
tor, 100; Winning Widow, . lit; B'r
Blaise, 111; Joe Knight. 11$: Clarlbel,
118; -Backbay 112 Union Jack. Ill;
•Rsrlnrle A.. Ill: Jack Denman. 114:
Ben Loyal, lit: Hherwood. Ill; Arpor
et -111. Also eligible: Black Chief,
11a; Judge Walser. 106.
RiSth Race—AH ages purer $3 0,
selling, mile and ?t yard* Field 164;
K:iufm«nn. 104; Eloro. 115 The Gard
ener. ltd: M**t*r Jim 107- H*ldem*h.
109 r Roval Meteor. 160. Grants. 16.);
Banorell*. 100; Type Weight. 11$; Lord
Fl*m 112; Irish Kid 112; Ragman.
Ill 1 Hervltf nice 118: Hedse Roe# 1 8;
V|ehi»e| Annsla, UK. Also eligible:
BIMv Vsnde»-Veer. 100; Wood DcVe, 104;
Pendant, Wl,
ReveVh Rare— S-ye*r-nlde eand up.
purse iB6O selling, 114 th mile: Mon
key. 07; Virginia Cuo. 01. *Thm M»l
--ton 06; Aeoord 163; Apiaster l.f; J*«w
ouelina lit: lti; Pard
ner. 166; •Doha!d MacDonald 166: pu
re rrlaor. 166: Moitl# ft.. 161; Mud SIR.
Ill; fisMToi*. 116; Llttlt Marc km out
166; Orgy, 66.
•Apprentice allowance claimed
Clear and fast.
’ ing game, a necessary pait. The pub
-1 lie pays us so the public Is entitled
to know who we are, how w* live and
-vhat we do.
“I have found that It’s your mind
that gets you ahead. If you really
make up your mind to accomplish
something, you’ll Just about accom
i plish It. I have found this to be Just
as true In the prize ring as In any
thing else/ but you've got to have a
clean mlud.
“There's more money in the prlxe
ring for a young fellow who has abil
ity than In any other line. There's
probably less work and the financial
returns are much greater proportion
ately. After you once get your start,
it doesn’t take yon so long to get to
the top.
‘Til never stay in the prise ting,
and I*ll never throw away the money
I make In 1L It’ll all go into good
Investments so that I can get out of
the game as Moon as possible.’’
Ritchie's chief ambition Is to be a
Mr, \qbody so far as the spotlight is
°°ln Vddftlou to all this he’s a fatal
ist to a certain extent and never be
lieves In certain signs meaning bad
luck, as do so many men who follow
the game of sports. For Instance, he
was born on the 18th day of February,
1891. “But 1 have never found that
13’ was unlucky.” he says.
Ritchie is the sixth child in a fam
ily of 11. He has four sisters and six
brothers. His father has uever seen
a prizefight In his 111* ftn( ! 6V
years old and has spent most of his
life iu San Francisco, the home of
boxing. Ritchie declares he will
never let him attend a battle In which
he Is the principal.
Ritchie is a pleasant chap, quiet and
gentlemanly, ahd there’s nothing of
the rough neck about him.
And with It all he is some fighter.
Prince of Wale* 1* *a!d to be a good
trick bicycle rTder.
INTEREST IS
LACKING IN
SECURITIES
Foreign Markets Composed, But
little Business is
Transacted
PRICES MOVE WITHIN
VERY LIMITED RANGE
Even Usually Active Shares Are
Dull—Some Activity
Near Close
(Copyright, 1912, hr The Now Vork
Kvcnlu Port t’oßipoor.)
NEW YORK, Nov. 28—There was
relatively little lntere»t ahown in so
curlty trading at New York ! oudon.
Paris, or Berlin today. Abroad the
markets appeared to be falrlv coropoa
ed, but the volume of the business was
not Important, and the foreign par
tlctpatlon in this market was extreme
ly limited. In this market* prices mov
ed within a very narrow range, and
[there was little Interest shown even
In the usually active shares. The un
dertone was generally firm, however
in spite of the broad demand for mon
ey and the indications that tne bankr.
would make a poor return tomorrow.
Some of the railroads made an excel
lent showing of net earnings for Octo
her, the Southern Pacific reporting
, the largest on record, while the North
ern Pacific showed the largest, total,
since 1909.' The Union Pacific tots'-
I was the largest since 1909. Towards
the close the stock market became a
trifle more active, and final prices in
most cases were fractionally Higher
for the day. Call money touched 20
per cent in the last half hour. This
was much the highest rate B<nce the
[close of 1907.
Various markets drew heavily upon
this center for cash, making *he total
withdrawals for the week the inrgeat
of the season »
! It has been in many ways an extra
ordinary week in the money n.f.rket
with the highest call money rales of
the year, the lowest Sterling rat* a for
the year, with constant chaneer In
the loan account due to the ef f otts of
Interior banka to fortify their position
in anticipation of having soon to make
their report to the controller o 1 tho
cun ency.
High School football Championship Title Rests
In Same Uneasy Position as It Did Last Tear
Tha high school state football cham
pijnahip Ilea In the same uneasy posi
tion In which it was put to rest last
fall.
Last year the situation was this:
Central High beat rand Rapids and
tied Muskegon. That gave Stocking's
men the right to be considered title
holders. Then Orand Haptda beat
Muskegon, the team that had held the
champions to a tla.
This year Orand Rapids la in the
same position Central was last year.
Orand Rapids best Muskegon yeeter
day. 11 to 1* at Muskegon, after har
ing tied Detroit Thia gives Orand
Rapids the right to be considered the
title holder. But Muskegon has ah
randy beaten Central, the team that
WOLGAST CHARGES THAT %
HE WAS ROBBED OF BOUT
RIVERS PLANS
TO CHALLENGE
CHAMP RITCHIE
After Beating Mandot, He is
Confident of Whipping
Willie
GETS A CLEAN-CUT
DECISION OVER BAKER
Ip l #* .
New 'Orleans Boy Proves No
Match for Come-Back
Mexican
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Nov. 29?—A
challenge to Willie Ritchie, new cham
pion lightweight, was the next movo
planned today by Joe Rivers, follow
ing hts defeat yesterday of Joe Man
dot in 20 rounds of terrific milling.
Rivers was confident that he could
annex the title which Ritchie wot*
from Ad Wolgast and he said he in
tended to go after it in the same spirit
that he went after Mandot during the
entire fight yesti rday.
1 All through the contest Mando*.
fought gamely. He made the most
desperate stand of his whole career,
bat he was simply outclassed. Rivers
was unmarked at the finish, except
for a light bruise over his left eye
Mandot’s nose and lips were bunged
and swollen.
There was no division of opmjun
here today regarding the verdict at
Vernon. All tfho witnessed the bat-
Itle admitted that Rivers was an easy
‘victor over the New Orleans boxer at
i nearly every stage of the game.
I Rivers, who had shown signs or
“slipping” in his recent battles, "came
back’’ suddenly with a wonderful dls
jplay of science and punching power,
'presenting ah exhibition that sur
prised his most sanguine supporter*.
1 After a careful early battle from the
twelfth round on, the Mexican rushed
Mandot around the ring fiercely, land
ing almost at will. He had the South
erner ail but out in the fourteenth and
again in the fifteenth am}, sixteenth,
but Mandot managed to hang on untl'
the finish. The twentieth round was
a pure slugging match, the boxers
standing toe to toe aud exchanging
terrific wallops. Rivers could not put
his man out, however, and at the
close of the fight the Mexican was
awarded the decision.
HOCKEY SEASON
OPENS AT ARENA
Clevelanders Come Here for Two
t
Games, Friday and
Saturday
Detroit's hockey season 1* off—or
on. as you prefer—tonight.
The Cleveland Athletic club's seven
comes here for a game tonight and
another tomorrow evening at the
Arena
These are the opening games of the
year for both teams. Both teams
start off with the nucleuses of last
seasons sevens, but recruited by
some strong new men.
For the Clevelanders. Veruer of
Stratford, replaces Guatlne at center,
and Chapman from Goodrich, replaces
Mart-hand at goal. Both these new
men are Canadians.
Detroit has surrounded Prout at
goal. Capt. Black at point, Farlow at
rover, and Hannenberg at a wing with
several new Canadian players, who
are not as yet settled In their new
positions.
Tonight’s game will gtve Coach
Farlow and Capt. Black their oppor
tunity to chose among the new men.
The rivalry between the Detroit and
Cleveland puck chasers is like that
between the Tigers and the Naps. The
natural rivalry between the two cities
Is carried Into the winter sport In
which they are competitors.
if neither team win# any other
game, it wants to cop from its oppo
nents Juat aa many times as possible
in these first contests
I had held the champions to a tie.
it Is only by the margin of one
point in the Grand Rapids game that
Central la unable to get a leg on the
three-footed imaginary championship
cup. Had she won by one point from
Grand Rapids eeveral weeks ago. each
of the Big Three would have won one
of its games from auother, establish
ing a three-cornered tie.
With euqb a condition in mind, U
la easily seen that Detiptt had a team
that waa vary close to the title. It
was no disgrace to be forced to lose
out by such a narrow margin to the
up-stat#rs.
Central closed Its Illustrious year
yesterday with an overwhelming vic
tory over Cleveland Tech et the D.
A. C. grounds, winning by a score of
41 to 1
NIGHT EDITION
Say* He Didn’t Hear Referee
Griffith Caution •
Hin
RITCHIE LAUGHS WHEN
HE HEARS AD/S STORY
Impression Is That Ex-Cham
pion Preferred Foul to
Knockout
I •' \ \ J
| SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Nov. *».—
Although nine out of every tea men
who witnessed the passing ol the light'
rhaujploojihlD. fjrcjm Al Wolf*#
to Willie Ritchie argued that the erst
while champion had palpably fouled
Ritchie, Wolgast himself today chart'
j ed that he had been •roDbed."
I didn't hear Referee Griffith cau
tion me In the sixteenth round,** he
said, “and 1 do not believe 1 struck a
foul blow. | think that's a poor way
to win a championship, anyway "
Ritchie merely grinned today whaa
told that Wolgast was protesting.
“That's a flue way to be, ’ he r»
marked. “Everybody knows that Ad
fouled me twice and that Griffith
couldn’t do anything but disqualify
him. Although he was fouling me. I
,v. as not by any means weak and I
could easily have finished him *n an
other round. I just, simply had Ad's
number and I still have his number.'*
The general impression among flgbt
fans here today seemed to be tha;
Wolgast preferred to lose on a foul
rather than have a knockout scored
against him.
From the tenth round to the end.
the California boy began to wado into
Wolgast and demolish him. H« had
him in distress in the fourteenth and
in the fifteenth all but scored a knock
out. »
in the sixteenth Ritchie went afte
his man with both hands, landing pun
ishing wallops at will. Wolgast was
clearly g*>: ;> and staggered heavily
about the ring.
With a minute of the sixteenth round
remaining, Rttcttle put Wolgast to t!»•
floor and was about tar finish hin
when Wolgast rose and sent hi* left
low and fouled. The referee wnrneu
him, but he repeated the blow an I
Griffin raised Ritchie's hand as thv
victor.
Jim Griffljn who refereed yesterday’s
bout, thinks Wolgast delivered a de
liberate foul.
“Ad delivered two foul blows/' hs
said in a statement today. "It looked
to me like he tried to lose on a foul,
knowing a knockout was imminent
For eight rounds he seemed to have
the better of the milling, but Ritchie
came back and fought the champion
iff his feet. 1 warned Wolgast when
he struck the first blow, but he delib
erately repeated It and 1 believe both
blows were intentional.”
Promoter Tom Alc-Carey said today
he would try to have the match be
tween Rivers and Champion Ritchie
on Feb. 22.
FOOTBALL RESULTS.
Ural. -
r. of rv, 17: Loyola, •.
Central. 41; Cleveland- Tech., T.
Slate.
Grand Ruplds, IS; Muskegon, IS
Coldwater. «; Orsnd Rapids Union, S.
St. Louis, It; Ithaca High, 7. /
Alumni, IP; Charlotte High, 7.
Sandusky. 4; Deckervllle. S.
Fenton, S3; Flint High, 0.
High. It; College ot
Medicine. 4.
Mtrithali High, 37; Reserves, 0.
houth Haven High. <L Alumni, f. .
Saginaw East High, 43; Arthur Hill,
0.
Menominee High. 33; Marinette, 0.
Mi Clemen* High. 33: Marinette. 0.
Mt. Clemens High, t; Alumni, S.
Lansing High. 46. Port Huron. A
West.
VI A. C., 31;,O. ». U., 24
Miami. .11; V. of Cincinnati. 11.
Reserve. 24; Case. 12.
Notre Dame, •*; Marquette, 4.
Wittenberg. IS; Otterbein. 7.
Muhlenberg College. IS; Uralnua, S
Rose Poly.. IS; Butler. 4.
Colorado. 14; Oklahoma. 12.
Xtan Brothers. «; Haskell, 4.
Esrt.
Pennsylvania, 7; Cornell. 2.
l'enn State. 33; Pittsburgh. 4.
Carlisle. 32; Brown. 4.
University of Virginia. 44; North Css
rollnrf. 0.
Georgetown. 24; Virginia Poly.. 3.
Central University. 13; Transylvania
University. 4.
7 jckneil, 7: Washington and Jeffer
son. 21. ' -
Lehigh. 29; Franklin and Marshall. 4
Lafayette, 19. Dickerson, 12.
Pordham-VUta Nova game postponed
Coach Slock lug told his men tha-.
be bad never had a team that conic
go Into a gaim the first quarter am
cinch it. So his men resolved to show
their coach up In that statement
They pounded the visitors for thre*
touchdowns in the first period, and
then took things eealer during th«
rest of the game.
Lee Clark. Centrals star quarter
hack. failed to score except by ttefc
ing five goals after six touch do #OO,
but he sided In putting the ball la
positions that gave Dak Forbunb throe
opportunities for tmirbdowns and one
each for Pttemon. Duncan and DtHly.
Cleveland got Its only touchdocep
on a Buke. (Bosh, a substitute «n*L
got a block ball on an attempt to
place kick a goo) nod rapid nearly
the length of the field tor bis potato
ONE CENT.

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