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You Sakl Something That loss, /o/di— Now Convert Some of the Other Boys BY JOHN TIMER, PRESIDENT OP THE NATIONAL LEAGUE “Sport and monoy don't mix. Tho quicker the money areed is put in tho baekaround, tho bottor for baseball. he men who own clubs should make something on their invest ment, but tho Idea of flolng Into baseball to make a fortune out of It doesn’t appeal to me. The surplus above a reasonable profit should bo put book Into the game to develop it and make It more of a sport ing proposition. Tho longer men go Into baseball to make dollars out of It, tho more harm there will be done.” BASEBALL MAY WIN SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE FOR U. S. Giants and White Sox to \ isit Southern Continent Next Fall l BUSINESS BOOSTERS WELCOME TO JOIN TOUR) Great Opportunity to Make Fav orable Impression on Latin Importers BY HAROLD V. WILCOX. I* Baseball, tbe premier sport of American kings ami proletariat, uia> next fall weld the chains that will ( bind North and South America to gether in that commercial union or which every Yankee exporter has Wistfully dreamed for generations President Comiskey, of the White Sox, and Manager McGraw, of the Giants have determined to make an other world tour—alter the season of 1916 la ended, and they and their barnstormers will visit South America this time. They are going to charter their own steamer, and cruise up and down the coast of the invaded con tinent at leisure. At least three cities will be visited in South America, and probably several more games will also be played in Cuba, and the Americans who dug Uncle Sam s big ditch through Panama are to be given a sight of the great national • game which has been denied them during their exile from uie states. j There is some question of the prob able financial success of the trip, and Messrs. Comiskey and McGraw are planning to take along camp followers and tourists in sufficient number to Insure expense money. And that is where the commerce idea comes to' bat . I M The trip would afTord a good 'Chance for commercial boosters to get acquainted down there, as com ; tng Into Rio Janeiro and Buenos \ Ayres on our own ship and with two great baseball teams should make a very favorable 0 impression.” says Comiskey. and by that statement be has made a beautiful running catch -M a great idea for American business j men. . That annual stunt of the Detroit Board of Commerce, which charters a floating palace and bands and en tertainers. and tours the great lakes to boom Detroit business wouldn't be In the same class with the invasion of South America with a pair or major league baseball teams of inter ; national fame. If anything can reach , the leathery hearts of the lu»tin folks, of the southland and make them 1 think well of us. baseball will.! Comiskey is right, and If American business men don’t jump at the op portunity, Friend Barret, of the Pan- American bureau at Waahington. will Purely seek retirement from public life to nurse a broken heart. Can Mack Do What Wrecked Cubs Did? There Is no denyihg that. Connie Mack has wrecked the champion Ath letics. Without Bender, Plank aud Collins the Athletics, at one time held up as the greatest of all ball olubs, do not loom up as a formidable outfit. Yet the dope shows that at least one ball club came back, and came back strong, after the loss of its greatest stars. It was another case of wrecking. %>ut different from the case of the Ath letics. Charles W. Murphy had his own personal—some say prejudiced reasons for handing first Frank Chance, then Joe Tinker, and finally John Fvers walking papers. Yet the Cubs, with Evers in 1913, were a suc cess comparatively, and last season without Evers they were more than formidable.' It doesn't seem reasonable that a club can lose three such men as Col lins. Bender and Plank and stay In the first division, but the fans will not be excessively surprised if the Athletics axe in the fight again next year. POLO ENTHUSIAST RETIRES FROM SPORT John W. Converge, the well known Sportsman and polo enthusiast of Philadelphia, has given up athletics to comply with President Wilson’s re quest that he enter the diplomatic service of the United States, and his magnificent string of polo ponies and hunters will be sold at auction at New York this week. Mr. Converse was the star of the First Troop polo team, of Philadel phia, which has been victorious in many eastern matches. One Lone American League Recruit Batted Over .300 Barbare. of the Naps, was the onlyi American league recruit who batted hie way into the .300 class during the 1314 season * He took part in only hftaen games, his record being six-, teen hits for an average of .30H. The two Walkers, Clarence and Enieet, I wero tied at .233. while Roth, of the UJihlte Box, cashed in with 294 for thirty-four games Burns, of the Tigers, and Cook, of the Yankees, were two first year men who did well with the sUck. the for mer hitting .231. while the hit t .233 Leary, the Brown flrst-sacker. accumulated an average of .233. while lavan of the same club batted ill. Pammitt. released to the White Sox RED SOX, LIKE TICE, FEAR NO FED RAID -URrrigan Says Men Are Signed and Heady to Jump Into Pennant Race BOSTON, l>cc. 14. —Manager Bill Carrigan, of the lied Sox, dropped into Boston for the week-end and was coralled at the club offices while in an opuunistlc frame of mind, -Jill said that he had received letters from about every member of the Red Sox squad, and that all of them were feel ing great. “Dutch” Leonard Is work ing on his California ranch, and George Foster has bought a farm, which is keeping him in condition. Both have long since recovered from their late season injuries and are ready for the Initial “battreez fur tuhday” of the season. Uarrlgan expects Joe Wood to re turn to form, and believes that Ruth, snared from Baltimore, will prove a real star. Every Red Sock Is signed, says the boss, except Chester Thom as. and no Federal menace Is seen here. Carrigan expects to entertain several of his players at his Lake Annabesacook camp after the holi days. The Boston leader expecta to fight it out for the pennant with the Ti gers. and is very confident of captur ing the honor rap. G. Tyler Has Style That’s All His Own George Tyler, the southpaw member of the pitching trio who made the Braves the sensation of the National league, is considered the most effec tive left-hander in the Tener circuit. He owes his effectiveness mostly to his overhand motion and to his cross fire. Overhand pitching southpaws are rare. Waddell was one and there have been few others. But overhand cross fire twirlers have not existed until Tyler snowed himself one. Usually the crossfire Is a side-arm ball. Tyler throws it by taking a long step to ward first base. A Tip, Boost and A Knock From P.L. LOS ANGELES. Cal, Dec. 12. Prank Chance, former manager of the New York Yankees, said today that as early as last spring it whs an open secret that Eddie Collins intended go ing to the Federate at the close of the playing season, and apparently the only to keep him in organized baseball wav to give him the man agership of the White Sox. I “It was the same way with Bender I and Plank,” said Chance, “hut there was nothing for the organized base | ball people to do but stand by and 1 see those two stars take the jump, t ’’The Feds gave the major leaguers a nard fight laM year.” continued Chance, “and they will put up even a belter scrap this year. Ward has (plenty of money and is not afraid to spend it, and the Federnls will Just about wreck things before they get ! through. i “The Feds arc out to establish themselves uo matter what the price may he. The major leaguers are sim ply demoralized; they don’t know which way to duck. They'll do a lot of queer things before the 1916 sched ule is ripped into.” AMERICAN LEAGUE CUT NOT PROBABLE President Navin. of the Tigers, is authority for the statement that It is not probable that the American league ' will decide to cut its squads to 21 1 players next spring. Too many bind ing contracts are given as the reason. No definite action has been taken, j however. WHOLE COBCRG HOCKEY TEAM LEAVES EOR WAR Scores of Canadian hockey teams have suffered because of the Euro pean war, blit probably none was so hard hit aw the Coburg <()nt.j team of the O. H. A. Dick Turpin and others went with the flr*t army contingent and on the second contingent, which left last week. 10 men. Including Man ager John Burnet, were playing mem bers of the Coburg hockey team. Co burg probably won't have any hockey this winter. The rink will ’be used for the purpose of mobilizing addi tional troops. by Detroit, finished with u mark of .259, which was eleven points better than that acquired by Matty Kavu nagh, of the Tigers. Other averages of the first year men are; Howard, Ht. Louis, .244; Maisei, New York, .239; Scott, Boston, .239; Roy Wood, Naps, .236; Daly. Chicago, .233; Hell man, Detroit, .225; Boone, New York. 222; Wamhsganus, Cleveland, ,217; Breton, Chicago, .212; Kopf. Philadel phia. .189; Holden. New York, .182; 'Miller, St. Louis. .138; Bisland. Cleve land, .106. Bisland, Demmttt, Daly, Miller and Kavanagh came into the big league with averages in excess of .300 be hind them to show for their 1913 sea son in tbs minora. THE DETROIT TIMES, MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1>1«. Outlaw “Angels” Are Staking Their Whole Stack of\Chips On This Three-Card Draw / . fT^^ The Federals claim that they cap tured three aces when Plank, Bender and Walter Johnson leaped to the Gilmore circuit, and that this draw has made their hand unbeatable. Meanwhile the banker in thla sky limit game is getting a peek at ths In terior of the O. B. war cheat. GILMORE IS OUT TO STEAL YANK BUYER Fed Boss on Way to Confer With Ruppert, Wealthy New Yorker • • « FRENCH IJCK SPRINGS, lnd., Dec. 14. —President James A. Gilmore, of the Federal league, will arrive here today for a conference with CoL Ja cob Ruppert, Jr., millionaire New Yorker. Ruppert himself announced today. The Federal leader, It Is un derstood, will endeavor to Induce Rup pert to make an eleventh-hour change in plans and turn his millions to the third league, instead of entering into the deal for the purchase of the New York Yankees Ruppert would not say whether or not he sent Gilmore an invitation for the conference. From other sources. It was reported that the Federal league president is coming as the re sult of an invitation Ruppert extended over the telephone. Saturday. CORNELL GRID COACH IS STRONG FOR HINKEY NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Dec. 14.—Dr. A1 Sharpe once a famous Yale foot ball player, and now the eminently successful head coach at Cornell, has branded Coach Hinkey, of Yale, with a big “O. K " Sharpe is peeved at some of the criticism that has been directed at Hlnkey’s methods, and in timates that the college alumni week ly should refuse to publish complaints from persons who are not qualified to talk wisely of gridiron matters. The Cornell roach gives Hinkey a beautiful boost, and then offers to furnish references to such persons as may doubt his qualifications for speaking with authority on the sub ject. _ McFARLANE AND WELSH IN JANUARY. IS CLAIM If Paekev McFarlane and Freddie Welsh satisfactorily conclude the cus tomary guhfest over weight's, they will be matched to meet in New York ear ly In January, accord'ng to an an nouncement from Gotham. Johnny Dundee to Fight Six Ring Battles, In Six States On Six Consecutive Nights Italian Boxer With Scotch Name Will Seek “Iron Man** Honors Johnny l>undee, who recently added the scalp of Jose Rivers to his rare i collection of big game trophies, hn» planned a prngrnm of ring activities I that recalls the halcyon days of John I Sullivan and ills m ver-to-be-forgot ten knock-’em-stlfT tournament, in which he met all comers anti agreed i to score a knockout in a limited num ber of rounds or forfeit a cash premium . • . ... . Dundee plans to do buttle with six diffen lit boxers. In six different states on six consecutive nights. At first blush one is Inclined to regurd the program as a publicity stunt, blit Dun dee states positively that be means 1 tx> go through with It. It is undoubt edly the busiest program any boxer j ever attempted The schedule: Newark N. A. Monday. Boston. .Mass,, Tuesday. Providence. R. 1., Wednesday. 1 New York. N Y„ Thursday. Baltimore, Md., Friday. , Philadelphia. Pa, Saturday. | Dundee plana to start the whirl- // I ' V ill ■ -*• t / ' t rr [ *T: * • fV. > r ll ■ ' . HI > ■ x v " okrtson Davis Cup Donor Is Noted Polo Player it Is interesting to note that the captain of the four which represent St. Louis In the Panaiua-San Fran cisco tournament to decide the inter sectional merits at the galloping game will be Dwight F. Davis, who is the donor of the Davis cup, emblematic of international tennis leadership. Davis, who was an undergraduate at Harvard. when lie presented the trophy, which has since given to him a permanent place in the internation al hall of athletic fame, is a credit able player in many branches of sport. Coast Promoters Not Ready to Surrender The anti-boxing statute of Califor nia is to go into effect tomorrow, or within a few days. Contrary to era! belief, however, the promoters abd boxers haven’t begun to cry as yet. They are waiting until the legis lature meets in January when the will take the law into the courts and tinker about to find some constitution al loophole. Promoters McCarey and Coffroth to gether with a whole flock of promoters of minor prominence are said to have made up a big purse to fight to have the new law declared unconstitutional. De Palma In City to Talk Packard Racer Ralpn Del’alma. the speed king, is in Detroit tor tho purpose of conferring with the Packard automobile folk re garding the construction of the new racing car wnicu the Detroit company expects to put into competition short ly. De Palma has been working out with a Packard at the Indianapolis speedway during the fall, and his visit is presumably to report and sug gest. Tbe uoied racer will be in the < it> for a week or ten days. It is said. Stallinps Signs for Five Years. George Stallings has 'signed a five year contract to manage the Boston Braves. The amount of his salary was not made public. That’s Right—Tell It to ’Em Strong, Hughey “Watch Detroit next season. ’ de clared Hughey Jennings, at New York, last week. “Were going to have some ball team in 1915. If I can get my’ Infield working right at the opening of Jhe season. I 11 show my heels to a lot of you fel lows.” wind week the first Monday in Janu ary. boxing before Ous Troxler's club in Newark. His opponent for this match is yet to Im 1 selected. After the mill Dundee will catch an early morning train for Boston where he is to meet Matty Baldwin before the Atlas Athletic club on Tuesday night, after which the barnstormer will tuke a midnight choo-choo for Providence. The Providence bout will probably see Dundee milling with Joe' Phillips, former Clevelander, now heralded ns the champion of New England. This will bring him to Wednesday night. At 3 o'clock the next morning he will leave for New York where he will perform at the Empire Athletic club. His opponent for this bout also is'Ttt to I>e named, but is likely to be chosen from Cross,. Shugruo and DROULUARD AND STEWART ARE CARD Conqueror of Stan Yoakum Is Slated to Give Windsor Lad Tough Time Matchmaker Kd Glmrico offers a rattling good windup melee at the Windsor arena next Wednesday. Pat sy Droulliard. t lie local favorite, will go eight rounds with Hal Stewart, who frounced Stanley Yoakum at Denver last week and gave Joe Mandot the battle of his life at Kazoo a few weeks ago. The Fort Wayne bo> is one of the toughest propositions in the ranks of the near champs, and is slated to give Droulliard more trouble than any I one else the Windsor lightweight will meet this winter. The semi-final will see Butch Roth- I well and Kd Brennan, a brother of Frank, in action. Clair, of Detroit. ' and Happy Davis, of Pittsburgh, and Johnny Ch» melo. of Detroit and Gtorge Meyers, of Akron, will b« the principals in the preliminary scrap j ping. Hereafter throught the season there will be once*a-week sight’s at Windsor. Jonny I,ore anu Tom McCarthy, the Welsh champion, will be the battlers in-chief next week. Tonight Johnny Isire and Mickey ’Sheridan will meet at Jackson to set* . tie a grudge that has been standing I since lire's failure to make weight iat Windsor a month ago cost him 50 bores and several times that much in heartaches. Two car loads of Detroit ers will go to Jackson to see the fight. Baker Signs With Mack. i “Home Run” Maker ha-s signed again : with the Athletics, and says that na will not jump to the Feds under any consideration. The fact that he has ■ tdgned, however, does not negate the rumor* that the swat artist will be sold or traded by Mack. 1 “When one considers that Johnny received $42,000 last year for working for a man who drew $12,000, it looks as though the ttme is ap proaching when the players will have to go out ■signing managers,” chirps Count Henry Hoffmann. If He Succeeds in Feat, Achieve ment Will Make Athletic History I * * White. On the following day I>undee and his manager will leave for Balti more for a match with George |Chaney, the sensational featherweight. A match with Sam Bobldeau in Phil adelphia on Saturday night will ciose 1 the week. if Dundee accomplishes the pro gram as planned, lie will indeed have l proved himself a wonder on the score lof endurance if nothing else. Fre j qtlent fights are fashionable these days, anyhow. Battling Levlnsky has “a record of four In one week, and Kid William*, the hantanf champion. Is willing to take ’em on every other night. Even Matt Hinkels kid ban tam. Artie Root, took two bouts In as many nights, and he scored a knockout in ea* h of them. too. • Yale Drops Notre Dame. Following Harvard’s reported Inten tloti to drop Michigan from the Crim son football schedule for next year, Yale has anncunced that the Bulldog will not meet Notre Dame In 1915. Horrors! Camp Forgot Yale When He Picked His All-American Team MHI.KXTKU BY WAI.TKH CAMP. Kir** Klttra Sce«*»«l Kirvru Third Klr*r» hind Hardwick. Harvard Mvrrlllut. W. Point Holon. Minnesota Tackle ... Baltin, Princeton Naili, Rutgers llulligan. Nehi uska Guard..., Pannock. Harvard Jordan. Texaa Hpears. Dartmouth Cantar. ... IfcEwan, W. Point DaaJardlan. Chicago Crulkahnnk. W. AJ. Guard.... .Chapman. Illinois HUank. Princeton Meacham. W Point Tackla.... Trumbull. Harvard Patteraoa. W. AJ. Weyand. W. Point Eiul O'Hearn. Cornell Rrann. Yale Overeaoli, Annapolis Quarter... Ghee. Dartmouth Barrett, Cornell Wilson, Tala Half Hack Maulbrtsrh.Mlil). Nplegrl, W. A J. rogue, Illinois Half Rack. Bradlee. Harvard <’shall, Tattnall, Kutgera Full Hack. Mahan, Harvard Yale Whitney. Dartmouth THOSE HARVARD GRIDDERS ARE VERSATILE ATHLETES HOUGHTON TEAM IS A.A.ILL FAVORITE a■■ ■ North Country Season Will Open Jan. I—Septets Evenly Balanced Teams in The American Amateur Hockey league, vis., the American Soo, Houghton, Calumet aud I>ulut)». will open their championship season on Jan. 4. The campaign will close on Feb. 26. The teams are even bet ter balanced tlar. last year, when the Soo captured the championship after an exciting race. The porthern league teams are go ing to make a desperate effort to re gain the amateur championship cup the Soo seven lost to th« Cleveland Athletic club outfit laat season. The Portage of Houghton. Mich., have their old lineup intact agaiu. Two seasons ago the Portage lake aggregation defeated Cleveland in a four-game series and landed with the Yankee < hamplouthip. The less of several players weak ened the Houghton team and it was unable to head ofT the Soo seven last season. However, Roy Reynolds, for mer captain of the Calumet Cres centa, is back at Houghton, along with Sirotte and other big stars. Hough ton is regarded as the favorite in this I season's race, although the Soo team I will have the same lineup is used last winter back on the ice. In the evening game the Calumet teams plays the Portage at Hougtrtou The Portage latkes will figure in the opening game at Calu met. Duluth aud the Soo. Hit McGraw Thrice And Got Strikeout ! | Clark Griffith and McGraw got Into a fanfest the other day and began discussing those old days when j Muggsy” was a star third baseman with the Baltlnjore Orioles “Remem ber the first time I pitched against you?” remarked Griffith. “I atruck you out. You worked that old knee trick, sticking out your knee to get hit and take your base. Put the umpire, l for got who he was, made you come back each time calling each ball a strike. I threw three hooks, each one hitting your knee, and fanned you. Remem her that?” “Guess you're right,” grin |ned McGraw “but I didn’t think you [could retnembor it.” Dope Is Suffering Even In Old Baseball Another look at those official .Na tional league averages and percent ages again proves that Old Grand father Dope ia rapidly losing caste even in baseball. The World's Cham pion Braves stole lOu less bases dur ing the season that the Giants, and j7O less than the despised, down broken and denatured Cincinnati. Peering at the same figures again, you'll find that the Brooklyn led the ; league in pounding out baae hits, but according to the most authentic ln- I forinatiou we can glean, the Dodgers seldom threatened to challenge the | Braves In the flash of the latter to the pennant. Yell CosTEbbets $2,500, Tis Said While the Herrmann-Ebbets agree ment was not detailed or given out, a wire from a New York baseball man. who probably knows, is this: "In stead of Ebbets getting back his $15,000, he actually paid Herrmann | $2,500 more.” Mr. Herrmann Just before going least last week, declared that Mr. Eb bets still owed him $2,500. "He gave us $15,000 for Tinker.” explain ed Mr. Herrmann; "we gave back ;$12,500 for Moran and Ylngllng; Mr. i Ebbets also agreed to give $5,000 for Egan and hasn't as yet come across. Therefore, instead of our owing him any $15,000, he really owes us $2,500. and I think he'll ultimately see K that way." Horse on Mr. Ebbets. ! RED BASEBALI, TEAM TO - MEET MICHIGAN TWICE The Cornell baseball team will play 23 games on Its regular schedule next spring. The schedule is similar to that of last year and is one of the most attractive ever made up at Ithaca. The Cornell team will cross bats twice with Yale, Princeton, Dart mouth, Columbia and Michigan, ard will probably play a three-game series with Pennsylvania. Notre Daine will play Cornell In May and the Wash ington ft I>ee team will play the Ithacans on its trip through the I north. Michigan w ill be met at Ann | Arbor, May 12. and the Wolverines | will play a return on the 19th. Huggins Signs With Cards. Miller Huggins has signed a con tract to manage the St. Ixmls Cardin als for two more years. New Captain For Notre Dame. Charles Finnegan, captain-elect of the Notre Dame football team, has re | signed, having made up his mind to graduate next June, and Herman Fitxgerald. the Irish pivot man. has been elected to lead the 1916 eleven The Brooklyn Dodgers will train at Daytona. Fla., next spring. The training season will start March 2. Oil the return trip the Athletics, Na tionals and Yankees will be played. Baseball, Hockey and Track Alat ('laims Members of “Greatest Eleven” BHICKLEY AND MAHAN STARS ON DIAMOND Coolidge and Bradlee Like to ('base Puck—Trumbull Is Crew Man That the members of Harvard’s championship footbull eleven of this fall are something more than mere football specialists, Is shown by the list of athletic activities other than football In which the members of “the team ot the century” have eu gaged or will engage. Capt. Charley Brickley himself Is goiug to play baseball in the spring, and in addition to that is going to put Ihe shot on the track team/ Field Coach J. Fred Powers considering him the best heaver in college today. Eddie Mahan Is a baseball star. When he Isn't pitching he's playing the outfield, because he's a natural hitter. He was credited with doing the "hundrad” in 10 flat, at Andover, and was to have tried to point for the Crimson In some of the dual meets last spring, but at the last mo ment was "yanked” off the cinders for fear that his weak tendon might slip a cog and thereby handicap- the football team of the ensuing fall. He'll play baseball again this spring, and it’s almost & certainly that Haughton will again refuse to allow his grid captain to perform on the track. Jeff Coolidge. the 95-yard run hero of the late pleasantries at New Hav en. is still more or less bothered with water on the knee, but intends to get out and work with Capt. Bill Claflln’s hockey squad as soon as pos sible. The other end, "Tack” Hard wick, quite frequently referred to as the most conspicuous example of all around team value seen on the east ern gridirons this fall, like Brickley and Mahan, is a track and baseball performer of more than ordinary abil ity. Already Hardwick has the *‘H” for three different sports at Har vnrd A home run bang of his in 4913 had much to do with Harvard winning the best two out of three from Yale on the diamond. In track he’s a shot-putter, though hardly as good as Brickley; Wally Trumbull was the captain of his freshman crew at Harvard, hav ing undergone a rowing apprentice ship at the Middlesex school. Since his freshman year he has not been a candidate for rowing honors, for fear of going stale. As he has played his last football game for Harvard. Trum bull may he u candidate for the crew again in the spring. "Dummy" Watson, who played quar ter after I ogan was hurt, is a good broad Juniper despite his stalwart build, and Coach Powers Is relying on him to help on* the Crimson In this event. In w r Mch Harvard has had rone too much strength since Ted Cable was graduated. Don Wallace is a catcher, and will be out again for the baseball team when Coach Dr F. J. Sexton Issues the call for battery men to work out In the Soldiers’ field cage this winter. 1 Fred Bradlee. another one of the 1 almost universally labeled "All-Fast , ern” stars of this year's Harvard eleven. Is a hockey player, and though he didn’t go In strong for hockev last year, he will make a strong bid for the seven this winter, as this is his senior year. • SHORT LENGTHS Mure than 2.000 University of MlcM aan students enraged In minor sports during th«- past year. Basketball claimed- 440, baseball was next with 350, football came third with 357, and tennis was fourth with 250. The Princeton athletic board of con trol has formally Announced Its favor aide attitude toward the proposed one ■ coach system for next year. The proposed freshman ruts was de feated In the Southern Intercollegiate association, and the matter of playing freshman on ’varsity football teams i was left optional with the various col leges. President Comlskey is ergsd by White Sox fans and Chicago scribes to put a ban on Eddie Collins' writing ! for newspapers and magaalnes. Collins' stories are said to hare caused discord In the Athletics' camp heoauss they I revealed state secrets regarding the I teams’ methods of play. Jess Willard says that he Is willing to meet the winner of the Gunboat ' Smlth-t offey fight at New York, Tues | day night. | Arthur Miles, of Colorado quarter ‘ buck of the Annapolis football team, has been elected captain of the eleven for n**xt year. Frank Blocker, a tackl>- will lead Purdue next fall. Coach Cavanagh, of Dartmouth, has signed a contract for another year at that school. Hannes Kohlemalnen, the Finn, set j anew record for the Van Cortland ! Park course at New York. Haturdav i by winning the six-mile race In S2:Cs! Hockey at M. A. C. EAST LANS I NO, Mich., Doc. 14 Upper Peninmln students have won their fight lo have hockey placed on the list of M. A. C. sports. and a spirit ed series of ir.ter-class games la plan ned. I.ater a varsity septet may be formed for intercollegiate competition. Packards Defeat McDuffs. The Packards, of Detroit, eliminated the McDuffs, of Chicago, from the na tlotial amateur soccer championship race yesterday by a 3 to 0 score. Ah; now it comes: "The best legal talent in the country" Is busy agalD seylng that the baseball contracts are good or are not #ood, dependent upon which side hires than.