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SPORTOG COMMENT. •LTnrw and Vint* on Current Topics, 'Amateur and Professional. There will be •• much activity in th« sporting wcrld this week as could be expected at this ttma of the year. With the mercury far. far down In the tuba tha. association football play ers and the cross-country runners are the only ones who stick to outdoor pastimes. Indoor games, bowling, cycling and billiards will fill the gap. however, for many. The six-day bicycle race will arouse much Interest In some quarters and the baseball fans will have something to think and talk about with the annual meetings of the National League in this city and th« American League In Chicago. The national cross-country championship run at Travers Island on Saturday will provide entertainment for those interested In this healthful and Invig orating branch of sport. The remarkab le suc cess of the seventh annual show of the Auto mobile Club of America was one of the *•&"[?■ last week, and Important happenings Included the winning of the metropolitan cross-country team championship by the Irish-American Athletic Club and the Individual title by George V. Bonhag; the defeat of Harvard b> Haverford for the Intercollegiate association football championship; the conclusion oZVM sale of light harness Worses, and the victory of Bobby Walthour over Paul Gulgnard. holder of the world's hour record, at Just under sixty miles. In the ten-mile motor paced blc>cle race. AUTOMOBILIXG. Th© evolution of the motor car presents an in tsrcEtirg study, and the opportunities for study ing the latest perfections In the art of motor construction could hardly have been Improved on at the seventh annual show of the Automo- Mto Club of America last week. In refinements of detail the exhibition has never, perhaps, been equalled in this country, and it seems as if every •uocessive chow In this country Is Immeasurably •uperlor to the one before. The automobile has passed the etage of recreation and sport alone. and Us commercial Fide has now been accepted, although it must be said that the speed mer chants etill furnish the chief attraction. The attendance was fully double that of last year, when tho show was held In the 69th Regiment armory, and Judging from reports the business increased in proportion and ran Into millions of dollars. From the standpoint of the average visitor the most notable fact demonstrated was the evidence of quantity production, and this In spite of the fact that prices are about the name and rule rather high- It must be said, however, that values have been Increased to a marked degree, which makes for progress. The s/ascleue car still holds the centra of the stage In numbers of makes and popularity. The steamer has a big following, however, and the electrics are better and more diversified. Men well qualified to Judge did not hesitate to ex press themselves on the merits of the American cars as compared to those of foreign make, and this was a source of satisfaction to tha patriotic contingent. The years of experiment are past, and Yankee Ingenuity end Yankee enterprise, coupled with a capacity for achieving, have pro duced cars that are no longer only second best price and quality considered. The show last week was a distinct success. The extraordinary Interest shown was impressive, the business done rttisfyinfT. It rave emphasis to the fact that th« automobile boom is not only here, but that it is here to stay, and this long before the advent of the 60-call*»d cheap car. The motor car has taken a firm hold, and one does not have to see figures and talk to the manufacturers to aj> preciata the wonderful prosperity In the industry. BIX DAT CYCLE RACING. Judging from the advance sal* of seats and the crowd which gathered at Madison Square Garden In the early hours this morning to see the start of the long grind, the six day bicycle race will be quite as popular as heretofore emonjr certain persons. The ultra-enthusiasts will deny themselves needed rest rather than miss boom wild errint at an unexpected time. i !. 1 even in the cold, gray dawn there will be hundreds looking on. It Is hard to under stand the Interest and enthusiasm which a race of this kind arouses. For nix days and nights one memneT of a team or the other goes whirl ing e round the saucerlike track In the heavy, smoke laden atmosphere. Speed Is required, and wild pprlnts from time to time enliven the monotony of the ceaseless grind, but condition and stamina are the chief requisites to success. Further than that the riders are bo well matched as a rule, at least five or Fix teams, that the race romes down to a one-mile dash at the end of a long week of striving. Fortunately, the race is not the grewsome spectacle of a few y<=arp ago. when a man rode alone and dragged around looking Hke a corpse. Under the law now in force one man can ride only twelve hours In twenty-four. This corrected the most crying *>vll. The riders are none too well paid for the long, gruelling race In prizes, in proportion to the amount of money which the promoters make. The amount distributed is $3,500. as against an estimated $30,000 or $40,000 taken in at the gate. If the men ere satisfied, however, to expose themselves for this paltry sum it is not necessary to take up the cudgels In their behalf. The race will be over at 10 o'clock on Saturday night. TROTTING AND PACING. Th» Old Glory wile of light hamees horses which came to tn end on "Wednesday, was gen erally coneidered the beet of Its kind ever held In this country, la spite of the fact that the Brand total fell a little ahort of two other years. The chief cause tor congratulation In this is the tearing !t has on the breeding Industry and the •port which comes under the head of trotting nn4 paclngr. The closing of some racetracks and a restriction cf the eport here and there Jed to the prediction of dire things, but the strength of the market for breeding stock, as well as campaigners, can point to only one con clusion—continued prosperity and growing pop ularity. Over on« thousand horses were disposed of St the eale for something under half a million dollars, and the supply was even then none too large for home consumption. Agents for foreign fcuyers were on hand looking for bargains for export, but th« demand here was so strong that the majority of the stock will stay In this coun try. The Board of Review of the National Trotting Association disposed of the cow famous Gold Cup case last week, and E. E. Smathers was ex onerated. It resulted In the expulsion of two men. however— V. Spear and Ed Banders, while C. K. G. Billings did not occupy an en viable position. Turf scandals work more or less harm to the eport. and it is a cause for congrat ulation that this one is settled. It was high time. PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL. The annual fall meeting of the National league of Baseball Clubs will be held at the Victoria Hotel In this city to-morrow, while the American League will convene in Chicago on "Wednesday. Peace and harmony are likely to prevail, although there has been some talk of opposition to the re-election of Harry C. Pulllam vjt president of the National League. Mr. Pull lam has worked hard in the cause of clean base ball, and while in his enthusiasm he may have t;one too far in one or two cases, and leaned to one side In trying to be fair, he seems to be th* ri*ht man for the place. The meeting will he marked by the retirement of Arthur H. fioden. known throughout the baseball world as the 'dean «>f baseball." Mr. Pod<-n has sold his In lerest in tl.. Hotton club, which he held for thirty years. At the meeting of the American League a shortening of the playing schedule to ]4't games will be advocated. It will probably come to nothing, however, unless the National League ■rill coincide. President Johnson of the American League says that there is a public demand for a change. He cites numerous ln- Btancf-s vihero games In April have been played In snowstorms or in wintry weather — conditions that have been a source of discomfort to both player* and spectators. With a 154-gama schedule In operation the eti<.tx.a mutt open on April 1T» and wind up on October 1. or there abouts. Johnson Hays that with the season open- Ing t,n April 22 and closing on September 25. for Jrißtance, uncertain weather would be avoided in the tpririg, while there would be an excellent cl.ar.c* to play an extended world's series of nine or eleven games In the fall. COLLEGE ELIGIBILITY RULES. A? a mating of th«» faculty committee on out door sport* at Princeton last week It was defi nitely docidfd that freshmen shall not be eligible Xtr MV of the minor teams. This fe!!c\vs the BTARTINO THE HIQH-POWERSD AUTOMOBILES FAVOR TEAM OF TWELVE. Says Better Football Could Be Played with One More Man. Ithaca. N. T.. Dec. ».— Ooach Warner of the Cornell football team declared to-day that he was In favor of having twelve men comprise the foot ball team. He said he had found it difficult under tha new rules this season to formulate plays with eleven men, and he was convinced that a better game could be played with twelve men. "Each time I had a play figured out." said War ner, "It failed to please me. for It seemed that there was always one player intsnlnß." He Illustrated his remarks with a diagram show- Ing how on the offence the drawing back of a linesman for a plunge revealed the purpose and weakened the line. On the defence he showed how easy It was to draw off the meagre secondary de fence by a fake play. An extra mnn ir. the rear, he contended, would balance the defence, and make the game more a match on oven terms. "I would like to see all restrictions removed from the forward pass," Warner added. "The rule giv ing the ball to the other side when It hits the f round ha* made teams afraid to employ It. while he limit of its use to two times and compelling it to be parsed five yards from centre have kept the play from being developed to its fullest extent." LEADERS OF NEXT YEAR'S TEAMS. Examination of the New Football Captains Shows Preference Given to Backs. Already plans are being made by the larger col leges and universities for next year's football campaign. The election of captains to lead the gridiron warriors next year has, in most instances, already taken place, and is Interesting this year In that en examination of the positions played by the men chosen for this honor shows a departure that may or may not be directly due to the in fluence of the revision of the rules. This departure ia the general selection of back field men as captains. Whenever It waa a ques tion between the choice of a back or a lineman. other things being fairly equal, the position has Invariably Rone to the back this year. McCormii.k. fullback. ha« been selected to load Princeton: Smith, halfback, will captain W«st Point; Fo!w<?il. halfback, will lead the University of Pennsylvania, and po on through a long list of the larger colleges. <"ornell is an exception to thla rule, having re-elects Captain Cook, tackle, and Yale scums likely to elect a tackle. Blglow, b« her leader, although Tad Jones, the quarterback. may he chosen instead. A comparison of the list of captains so far elect ed for the coming g'-aeon and those of four years ago shows an even more marked change In favor of bhxk n«ld men. Many critics who like to study such statistics hold that this Is entirely due to tlio new ru'»-s. which seem to put a premium on the back ne.d positions and discount somewhat the value of heavy linemen. GARCIA WINS AT LAWN TENNIS. Boston, Dec, 8. — Ferdinand Garcia, the French court tennis champion, defeated Tom Pettit. who held the professional championship In this country for many yearn, in an Interesting four-set contest at the Tennis and Racquet Club to-day, by a soore Of 4—o. 2—6. 6—4, 6—l. stand taken by Harvard lost May and the reoent decision of the Intercollegiate Hockey Aesocia tlon to debar freshmen. This was a step In the right dlrecMon. for while there Is little or no danger toward commercialism In the minor sport, it makes for uniformity and dispels any question of discrimination. The present Harvard- Yale-Prlnceton agreement, adopted last Febru ary, makes m> distinction between major and minor sports, but employs throughout the terms "a university team." At the time of adoption Princeton stated as its position that the rules In the agreement would be applied to all branches of eport. Harvard and Yale stated verbally that the agreement would apply only to the four major sports — rowing, football, base ball and track.. In May, 1906. Harvard decided to apply all the terms of the agreement except the three-year rule to minor sport*. Yale has not as yet changed Its position taken at the time the agreement was adopted, but may fall In line for the sake of uniformity, although apparently seeing no other good reason. "The Yale News" ■ays editorially oa the subject: ' To be effective, all rules applied to intercol legiate athletics should be simple and universal ly adopted. Only recently the Intercollegiate Basket bail Association voted to make freshmen eligible, vi-hlle the Intercollegiate Hookey Asso ciation voted Juut the opposite. Manifestly, th* eligibility rules, as applied to the minor sports, are pretty well tangled up. The simplest way and the only way to straighten the matter out would be for all the minor intercollegiate asso ciations to make froshmen either eligible or In eligible. Now, the argument of commercialism or professionalism cannot be brought against the minor teams, for no man would come to col lege for the sole purpose of playing on some minor organization. Xor are tho minor organi sations of sufficient importance to affect class unity and class ppirlt, even though greater im portance were laid on the freshman minor teams by the exclusion of all first year men from the corresponding university teams. If, then, triers are no arguments for debarring freshmen from the minor organizations, why should they be de clared ineligible? A rule is useless unless backed by reason. Possibly th« explanation of the whole tangle may lie in our having become over virtuous in the prevailing desire for reform. The principal universities concerned have the power to take the matter up and bring about a logical solution. YALE AND FOOTBALL. Football, as played under the new code has won the unqualified approval of Yale men. and no changes are advocated for another year at least. In speaking of the season the "Yale Alumni Weekly" says, in part: If any one thing stood out In special prom inence at the two final Yale games last month. It was the much deulred proof thut critics said was needed for the retention of the gam*?, that football can be played in a sportsmanlike spirit. This must have been apparent to the thirty-odd thousand spectators at the Yale-Harvard gam*-, as it was apparent to the few on both sidelines who knew what was going on in the scrim mages. It was not only a vindication of the Dew rules; It was an answer to the criticisms that had been made of the game throughout th« country, both In the press and from academic chairs. If th*> Judgment of the majority of the men who make the dally papers and who are Influential in university life counts for any thing, football has been lifted out of the rut Into which it had fallen and has been caved. Any game that Is worth playing is worth play ing for the game Itself and not for tho Immediate Joy of winning. An It was played this year under the new ruU-s, football was a game worth play ing by any set of young American college men —worth playing for th© sport of playing It, for the touch and go of opposed skill and spirits, for the sheer human Joy of pitting fleetneaß and strength and quick thinking and concerted plan and action against the same tleetness and strength and brain agility of an opponent. Thero wuh too little opportunity for this sort of thing In the old football. In that game, now happily history, quick thinking and individuality In play wore submerged by the mass play, by the shoul der wedge of the two rush tinea, by the road roller stylo of attack that plunge l through a hole opened up in the line by tactics that too often gave opportunity for unaeen and unfair piny. L«sl«latlon rarely correct* evlla, but the legisla tion on the football mi. this year happily li'.i'l Impossible repetition of last year's tactics and made possible the tame of this year. NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. MONDAY. DEC^KMBER 10. 1006. SCENES ON THE ORMOXD-DAYTONA BEACH. LONG GRIND BEGINS. CROWD FILLS GARDEN. Spills in Six-Day Bicycle Race — Walthour and Root Favorites. THE SCORE AT 2 A. M. FOLLOWS. Teams. M. I*l Teams M. I* Vandorstuyft-Stol .. 49 2 [ MacDonald-Coftey . . 4!> 2 Breton-Vanoni ....49 2! Samuelson-Holllster 49 2 Geor K et-Oeorget ... 49 212 1 Hopper-Hoi ster . . . 4» 2 -Clark 49 2 Bedell-Bedell ....... 4 » i Rutt-Maorarland .. 49 2, Krebs-Rupt>recht ... 4» 2 Walthour Ma.-l«in .«9 2! -McDonald ...49 2 Koot-FoKler 49 2| Oalvln-Wiley 49 2 Lowney-Moran .... 49 2', McUline-Ixgan 49 2 The six-day bicycle race is now on— six days of "plugging" by thirty-two men. Thousands of men and women tilled Madison Square Garden last night to watch the start. The men were clad in every thing from sweaters to silk hats. Away up in the topmost galleries were the real enthusiasts, the boys who come prepared to camp through hours of uninteresting riding for the mo mentary thrill which comes when some rider thinks to catch the others napping and shoots out ahead of the field. Then, us he tak^a the steep banks at the corners, head thrust out over the padded handle burs and the others trailing out behind, risking life and limb to gain a yard >if space, the gallery goes wild. Yet they do not display any renl frenzy of enthu siasm until a tire slips perhaps or a front fork buckles. Then, as the riders pile up In mass of struppllng limbs, the gallery lets Itself loose, par ticularly when some rider !s borne out on a stretcher. They are just ns unsatisfied at a bloodless day as the most enthusiastic patron of the prize rinß. At Just two minutes after midnight this morning Tax Comml»=toner Thomas I* Hamilton fired the pistol shot which set the sixteen men off on the tirtner and tiresome arrind. As the echoes from the Shot tilled tho jrarden anil the wheelmen swept for ward like a utone from a slinir. yell after yell went up from tha galleries. Around and around the big saucer like track they flew, with WaKhour. the epeedy Atlanta lad. in the lead most of the time. Close behind his front wh^el. holding near to the other's saddle, was K<ldie Root, twtrp a winner at the Garden. Before the race began each team paraded slowly around the track carrying the flag of the country they are supposed to represent. Each team had its own especial following, some of the foreigners be ing almost os loudly cheered as the bearers of the American colors. Lone before 7 o'clock, when the doors were opened, long lines of men and boys formed in front of the building. Fights were frequent, and the score or more of police had all they could do to keep order. A band of music kept the crowd In humor until the race started. Arguments were frequent In the gallery, where there was much disorder. Inside the track were the numerous "fakers' " stands seen at previous bicycle shows. The riders representing the various teams at the etart were: Walthour, Vanderstuyft, Vanonl. Oeorget. Macfarland. Clark. Root. Moran. Mao- Donald, Samuelson, Downing, Menus Bedell, Krebs, Schlee. Galvln and Mettllng. Not In the slightest did the pace slacken at the end of the first mile, and the riders, cheered by the shouts of, the crowd, continued to ride at the same pace. Forging ahead at the close of the second mil*. Floyd ilicfarland had the honor to lead. Ha maintained the. lead but a short time, as others "Jumped" in in front of him,- and at the end of the third mile "Bobby" Walthour was ahead, and the crowd cheered wildly. i Hoot was the leader at the fourth mile. In this mile, Vanderatuyft, of • the "Belgium-Holland" team. fell, owing to a punctured tire. He rolled down the Incline track, but was unhurt, and lost nothing by the mish"ap. A few seconds later Mac farland met with a similar mishap, and he. too, rolled down the track. His tire was ripped off, and the trainers obtained for him another wheel, and he soon caught up with the bunch. At 12:45 the first spill of the race took place. Five riders were thrown in a heap, and luckily none of them were hurt. Breton, while going at a rapid pare on the 26th street turn, fell, and Georget, Coffey, Rupprecht and McDonald, who followed him. went down. They landed in a heap and be came entangled in the wheels. Several machines were smashed, and the men walked to their head quarters on the track, where they mounted other machines and continued on In the race. A few minutes after this spill, Vanderstuyft and E. Georget camo together, and the two went head over heels down the incline. Neither was injured, and in a few minutes they mounted their wheels and went on with the others. At the end of the first hour the riders were bunched, each having gone 26 miles and 1 lap. Vanonl. of the French-Italian team, was leading. The race Is to be a continuous contest of 142 hours, ending at one minute after 10 o'clock next Saturday night, conducted under the racing rules of the National Cycling Association. The prizes aggregate $3,600. Training camps are established in the building, and the force of trainers engaged to look after the rider* generally exceeds in number the active contestants In the race. According to the rules, laps gained do not count if some rider falls in the progress of a sprint, so that often some team that has gained a lap on the Held does not profit after perhaps half an hour of frenzied sprinting In which the riders have been strung out all around the track. Provision Is made in the rules for the miking of new combinations during the progress of the contest when two riders whose mates have fallen out through accident or fatigue are allowed to form a new team, which, however, must take the score of tho lowest team in addition to being penalized a lap for making tho new combination. On Saturday night as the- race nears Its end any ties for final positions are to be decided by a series of one-mile sprint ra-/*s between the fastest repre sentatives of the tied puirp. In these nolle sprints the rule regarding fells is not to be adhered to. and each man must take hi« chances of accident Just as In an ordinary short distance contest. Among the starters this year is the Root-Fogld team, which won the race last year, it being the second victory for Root, as lie had been victorious the preceding year, when Oliver Dorton, of Coney Inland was his team mate. The winner of the final sprint In 1903, Bobby Walthour, of Atlanta, is also one of the starers in this year contest. The full list of entires and their team designations Is as follows: . Little Old New York Team— F. Root, Sheeps head Bay, and Joseph Fogler, Brooklyn. Dixie-Yankee Team— Walthour, Atlanta, Ga., and Hugh Mac Lean, Chelsea, Mass. German-California Team— Walter Rutt, Germany, and Floyd MsParlan'J, San Jose, Cat Australian Team— E. A. Pye, Sevan Hill. Austra lia, and Jack A. Clark, Melbourne, Australia. The Farmer and the Messenger Frank A. Calvin. New Milford, Conn., and George Wiley, Syracuse. National Turn Vereln Team— Charles Schleo, Newark, and I'rban McDonald, New York. Wild Wet* Team Hardy Downing. San Jose, Cal.. and Norman C Hooper Minneapolis. Irish Team Mitt Downey, Boston, and James F. Monti). Chelsea. Mass. Scotch-Irish Kids- A. W. McDonald. Somervllle. Mass.. and John B. Colfey, Boston. helgium-HoMand Team— Arthur Vanderntuyft. Belgium, ami Johann Stol. Holland. Canadian-Irish Team— 1-^iis E. Mettllng, Canada, and Patrick Logan, Ireland. lying Island Team— John and Menus Bedell, Lyn brook. Long Island. French-Italian Team— Freton. France, and Carlo Vanoni, Italy. French Champion Team— Emil and tieon Georget, France. Mormon Team— W. E. Samuelson and C L. Hol llster. both Salt Lake City. German-American Team — Floyd Krebs and Ed ward Rupprecht. both Newark, N. J. THE LAW'S DELAYS. From The Thlrago Tribune. " In England and Wales £0.000 canes are pending In Chicago there are 80,000 suits awaiting trial in courts of record and In the United States 1.600 000 Blmllur suitH tire estimated to be pending. In Chlca«a and many other places In this country the courts are from two to three years behind in their work. In England a cose is reached within a lew months from the time It Is begun. This country has twenty times as much civil liti gation a*. England and seventy times as many Judge* to dispose of it. In English courts the Judge takes an en^r^'ti. part In the trial, superintending it all and keeping .It under his direction and control. He instructs the Jury in plain terms. Instead of the stilted manner Prescribed hy law In thin country. rn*re nr« no Gllhooly or Shea jur*e« in RnKlnml ami wales It hnH hoen said thai instead of «; t inn months to complete a jury because of object Mom made to v.-,,ir. n <'<■■ Shea Jury would have teen completed In England In an hour. Compara tively '•'• persona are .-xempted from Jury service intre Peremptory challenges are nllowed In cases I of ftlony. but not In misdemeanors. .TCHINT> THE RACES AT THE DAYTONA CLTJBHOUSE. BASEBALL IN ENGLAND. Pulliam Says Game Was Aided There by Rhodes Scholars. It's a far cry from the Polo Grounds to the Vatican, but Harry Pulliam, president of the National Baseball League, had to go that far. he said, to forget that there was such a thing aa baseball. He arrived here yesterday on the American liner New Tork after a trip of two months through Italy and England. He waa reminded of baseball only once while abroad, and that was when he heard an American who passed him in Trafalgar Square express a de sire for a highball. "Baseball," he said, "is such an exciting game that one has to go to quiet places to forget It. That will, perhaps, account for my trip to Ju liet's tomb in Verona. I would have remained away a trifle longer If I had not had to get back in time to attend the league election next Tues day. "I think baseball will soon be a big 'go* in England, but not to the extent of supplementing cricket. The game will not be made popular through any games that may be played there by third rate American teams. These teams have no influence whatsoever in the matter of stimulating an interest In the game among the British people. The interest thus far has come about largely through the enterprise of Nelson Cook, an American, who has lived for fifteen years in London. In a measure, Cecil Rhodes was responsible for the Introduction of baseball in England. I doubt If he ever thought the game would become, popular through his pro vision of scholarships for American boys in the Britieh collegpp. The American students coached the association football teams in the gama of baseball in the summer time, when the teani9 were not playing football. It was a good thing for the football players, as the summer baseball kept them in good form for their winter work. The association football player follows the game eight months out of tho year, and practically plays himself out in five years. With the aid of the baseball work In the summer he should be able to hold out for ten years as a player of football." Mr. Pullinm said that while in Rome he had an audience with the Pope. NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL MEET. The annual meeting of the National League of Baseball Clubs will be held at the Victoria Hotel to-morrow. A meeting of the board of directors of the league will also be held at the league's head quarters in this oltr on the earns day. One of the purposes of the meeting will he to elect a president, for which Harry C. Pulltam is again a candidate. The annual meeting of th» American League of Baseball Clubs will be held at the Auditorium Hotel In Chicago on Wednesday. AT TO NEWS AND NOTES. Moving Day at Grand Central Palace — Florida Beach Races. It was moving day at the Grand Central Palace yesterday. All night long and during the day the automobiles and motor trucks that were on ex hibition at the 'seventh annual exhibition of the Automobile Club of America, which came to an end on Saturday night, were being shipped from the building to their respective salesrooms. The officials of the club said they were delighted with the. great success of the show, and asserted that the crowds that attended daily were be yond expectations. It was announced that the ex hibition held under the club's auspices next year will take place In the same building. With the exception of Madison Square Garden, this building offered about t!.» best advantages for a show of its kind that could be obtained. Numerous entries for the automobile meeting on the famous Ormond-Daytona beach course are being received dally by "Senator" W. J. Morgan, and Indications already point to the affair next month being one of the most successful held on the sand course. More attention will be paid at this meeting to touring car contests than at th« former meeting, and the number of blKh powered racing cars Is expected to he lnrger than ever "Senator" Morgan snys that th* contests will be run off on the day scheduled, and en he Is deter mined on this point, the disappointment caused at the previous meeting will probably not be experi enced again. "How nre some of the people who own cars able to do so?" asked a man ut the. Palace, show. "I'll tell you; I recently had a long talk with the cashier of one of tho banks In mv town -he's a personal friend -and h« told me that hi* bank alone holds 10C chattel niortfsaffes. the proceeds of which went to purchase automobiles." "TERRY" MGOVERN AT STAMFORD. Taken from Kings County Hospital to Con necticut Sanatorium. | By T*>!fKrap!i to The TY!bur.° 1 Sftamford, Conn., D<»c. 9. — "Terry" Met lovern was brought here to-day from the Kings «'oun?y Hospital and put in charge of Dr. (Jivens at the Stamford Hall Sanatorium. 'Sam" Harris and several other dose friends wore with him. Th ■•> party left Brooklyn In an automobile, tolling; McGoVerri they were going to take him to din ner at Kingsbridge, where his wife w.n.i staying. On the way up the machine broke down and they had to take a train. McGovern recognized the place as soon as he reached It. He was there two years ago. an.l ran off. Dr. i livens said the man had Incipient paresis, but that th. re. was a possibility of his recovering after a long rest and proper treat ment. "Sain" Harris said McGovern did not have a cent, but that all his wants would be at tended to by his friends. NEW ORLEANS ENTRIES TO-DAY. FIRST RACE — Seven furlongs. Name Wt. i Name. \y. Billy Vertr»f 104; Beau Krummt-I 101 Kemp Ki.ik!.-\ DM; router Girl 101 John Kaufman l<MOol.l Circle 101 Sir Vagrant 104 : Doric H)\ Jacomo I<»4 Chase i.'l Annie Raskin 101 : rtettnej 101 BECOND RACE Selling. One and on*-atxt«*ntl) miles. Dr. Spruill 114 Shttiinjt Star I"T> llellindlan U2|Bon Hoi HXV KlriK Ellsworth 11l Qrand Ducheu I(V| Fonsoluea 110; Golden Mln-ral I<>4 Envoy l«» lolc 1 (V » Mr. Jack 108jFlorltel I"** B««cb«r ..' 107 La > 'ache ol> Anllinnny 1"T TIIIHD llACE— Steep l«cha»». ' hort corn*. Bceptre 1 11 little Walt] 141 Gould •«■ : Wocxllyn 141 DawMHI 14W Sam Hofni«-lm*r 13* J'arnassus .148 Hnrl...|uin MB Flea I**l Commandant 134 Hinrrnl IT 141|IItnry A. Sehro<ler 131 FOl'ltTH INITIAL. HANDICAP, On* mile. Jani>» RedUlck ....119 Alma I'ufotir 110 •JuKßler ll»:Jaclt l>.>lan 107 Mliml" Adams 118 i M«adowbre«z« lOT Orl> II 115 •DIM ><« Peter Sterling 11- t Shaw«na "8 Orbicular llt>i FIFTH RACE— Five furlong*. Prontanac Hi Al«-nron (> © Char?l«* Kustman llliAleono 105> Lucy Young: low j Muftlns lOT Chieftain M«-a.|.iwbree«e lw» Mian McKenna lOtt Defend I°* E,t^rr«> lW Mary Mvirrl* 10* I.«ura Hunter 100 Mercea . 10* Ever N>- t . 1"»< BIXIH tUUTT Ma furious*. Qulnn Prady 121 i Marvel P. 101 st Jiiihh>»i MSI Tinker ■ lot M.ni.k 107 1 I.K.tv Carol ■ 101 Hill I'hilllP* Hks i Him. -I I 101 I*.iKiiil..n 1"«| i'natna OH Poetry 101 Pulque •« Bertha V. ! loilKrench Nun DO Margaret M • 101 1 •Uurl»w and O'Neill entry. 3IEETING OF GOLFERS. PROPOSED AMESDMESTS. Past Season Active in Open Contests \ — A Variety of Winners. The chief event In local golf circles this week Is the annual meeting of the Metropolitan Golf Asso ciation, to be held at r>lmonlco's at 8:30 o'clock to morrow night. Each club In th* association is en titled to be represented by two voting <ielecut«3. The nominating committee, consisting of F. J. Phillips, chairman; C. F. Watson and W. E. Hods man, las presented the following ticket: For President. William Fellowes Morgan; for vice-president, Ardcn M. Robblns; for secretary. Lelghton Calkins; for treasurer. Frank C. Jen nings' for executive committee, the above officers and Simeon Ford. Paul Wilcox. George T. B?okaw. John R. Maxwell. Jr.. and 3. V. Beckwith. Several proposed amendments to the constitution will he voted on to-morrow night. One Is to make clubs In the metropolitan territory eligible to mem bership, even though they are not affiliated with the United States Golf Association. In former yearn the present rule was framed with a view to adding to the membership el the parent body, but It is generally admitted now that the time has ar rived when the Metropolitan Golf Association Is In greater need of bolstering up than the- older or ganize Another proposed amendment reads: No player shall be eligible to compete for tn» amateur championship of the association unless he is a bona fide resident of the district covered by the association, and a member 1c good standing of a club belonging to the association. It is also proposed to raise the yearly due* to CO. There is considerable difference of opinion as to the wisdom of increasing the dues. It la claimed, how ever, that if the association is to continue the open championship tournaments, its income will have to be Increased. At the last annual meeting the finan cial report showed a slight balance In the treasury. The past golf season has been interesting In a number of ways. A glance over the list or prin cipal tournaments In this vicinity shows that no one Individual enjoys a monopoly of honors. In the national amateur championship at Englewood last July Eben M. Byers. of Pittsburg. won the crown. He also led the field In an open cham pionship tournament of Western Pennsylvania. On the other hand. Byers met defeat In the Met ropolitan Golf Association championship and ended with another reverse at the hands of Walter J. Travis, at Myopia. It is also a fact that neither Travis nor Jerome D. Travers. the Metropolitan Golf Association champion, has escaped defeat. Of course* all the other leading amateurs In the metropolitan dis ; trict havo met with reverses, and more . fre quently than the other two. Starting with the open, fixture at the Country Club of Lakewood last April, and continuing down to the recent gathering at the same place, nearly •very tournament shows a different set of winners. Tournaments throughout the 1906 season have been unusually well attended, Undoubtedly a factor to attract players Is the liberal offering In the Tray of cups, but thla alone, as many clubs have learned by experience, will not bring players to a tournament. The essentials that make a suc cess are a good course, well managed clubhouse and hospitable committees. In many Instances the winner of the low score prise In the qualifying round has lost later In the tournament at match play. The following summary will show where the chief trophies have gone In th» leading tourna ments held In this vicinity the past season: Country Club, of Lakewood. April l»-Hr-WyUe C. Carhart. of Detroit, made low score— l&>— ln, qualifying round; winner. A. I* White, Ekwanok Country Club; runner-up. A. W. Mitchell. Rock Island. Country Club, of Atlantic City. May George T. Brokaw. Garden City Golf Club, made low score 163— in qualifying round; winner. F. uden Horst man. Philadelphia Country Club; runner-up. How ard W. Perrin. Philadelphia Cricket Club. Garden City Golf Club, May Archibald Graham. North Jersey Country Club, and B. C Fuller. Jr.. Midland Golf Club, made low score— 173— in qualifying round; winner, Walter J. Travis, Garden City Golf Club; runner-up. Jerom* D. Travers. Nassau Country Club. Garden City Golf Club. May 17-13, lntersoholastlo championship tournament— I*. B. Owyer, Packard, made low score— M— ln qualifying round| winner. Fred Herreshoff, Norwaik, runner-up, George Bunn. Lawrancenvilla. Team championship won by LawrenceviUa with a score of 866. St. Andrews Golf Club, May 23-28, championship tournament of Metropolitan Golf Association— Jerome D. Tra-rars. Nassau Country Club, mad* low score. 144, in the qualifying round. Winner, Jerome D. Travers; runner-up, Eben M. Byers, St. Andrews. Morris County Golf Club, May SI, June 1 and 2, New' Jersey State Golf Association championship tournament— Percy R. Pyne. 2d, Morris County Golf Club, made low score. 77, in qualifying round. Winner, Archibald Graham, North Jersey Country Club; runner up, Joseph Sherman. Jr.. Westflela Golf Club. Knollwood Country Club. June 14-I*— Ralph Car roll. Falrneld County Golf Club, and Howard J. Gee. Princeton, made low score. 73. In the qualify ing round. Winner, T. M. Sherman, Wykagyl Country Club; runner-up. 8. J. Graham. Falrfleld County Golf Club. Country Club of Atlantic City, June 28-29t cham pionship tournament of American Golf Associa tion of Advertising Interests— score In qualify ing round, SI. made by E» A. Freeman. Ifontclatr Golf Club, and George L. Fordyce. Youngstown. Winner. W. B. Conklyn, New York; runner-up. George L. Pordyce, Younprstown. Apawamts Club, July 8-7— B. J>. Bowers, Brook lawn Country Club, made low score. 161. In qualify ing round. Winner, W. K. Bhepard. New Haven Country Club; runner-up. Dwight Partridge, Yale. St. Andrews Golf Club, July 6-7. championship tournament of Hudson River Golf Association — Low score in qualifying round, 73, made by Gil man P. Tiffany. Powelton Golf Club. Winner. Oilman P. Tiffany. Powelton; runner-up, Ralph Carroll. Ba«g- kill Golf Club. Englexvood Golf Club, July 10-14. amateur cham pionship tournament of United States— score m qualifying round. 152. made by Walter J. Travis. Garden City Golf Club. Winner. Eben M. Byers. Pittsburgh, runner-up. George S. Lyon. Toronto. Wee Burn Golf Club. July IS-21. championship tournament of Connecticut— Low score in qualify ing round. 157. made by R. H. Hovey. Hartford Golf Club. Winner. It. Tv Ban ford, Wee Burn Golf Club; runner-up, I>r. Carl Martin. Fairneld County Golf Club. Shlnneeook Hills Golf Club. Aujrust Low score in qualifying round. 76. made by Jerome T>. Travera. Montclalr <V>lf Club. Winner. Jerome IV Travers. Montclalr Golf Club; runner-up. Howard W. Per rln. Philadelphia Cricket club Deal Golf and Country Club. August 1"5-!S— Low score in qualifying round, S3. made by T. M. Sher man, Wykagyl I'ountrv Club, Winner. Oilman P. Tiffany. Powelton Go. Club; runner-up. Robert At. i. oft. Yale. Fairneld County Golf Club, September « tc < — T,OTv score in qualifying round. 187. made by by S. J. Graham, of Falrneld, and W. R Wheeler, ml the Brcoklawn Country Club; winner, S. J. Gra ham. of Fairneld; runner- T. T v . Hooper. of Fatrfleld. Morris County Golf Club. Sept«-tnJ>er It to 22 — Low score in qualifying round. 19, made by Robert Abbott, of Yale; winner. Marshall Whitlatoh. of the Montclair Golf Club; runner-up. George Borup. of Yale. The Rlchm nd County Country flub. October 4 to ( — Low score in ouaillfylng- round, IT. mads by Howard J. <;••■. si Princeton; winner. (lowaul j. <:..-. of Prineetoii; runner-up. H. C Richard, of The Fox Hills Golf Clan. October It to 13. cham f>lonshlp tournament Of Statin Island — Low set-re n qualifying round. 88, made by Charles T. Stout, of the Richmond County Country Club; H E. Armstrong, of the Fox Hills Golf Club, and L. H. Thomas, of the Richmond County Count rr Club: winner. P. IV Kendall, of the Fox Hills Colt Ctttb; runner-up. Bert Allen, of the Fox Hills Golf CU:b. Garden City Golf Club, October IS to ;o. cham pionship tournament of the Intercollegiate (Jolt Association — Low score In o.ualifyinK round, > >.' ide by D\vi™ht Partridge, of Yale; winner W K° Clow, jr.. of Yale; runner-up. DwUht Partridge! -f Yale. In the trim championship nna! Ya! beat Princeton. tdi •" 4' 2 . The Country Club of Atlantic city. November S to 10 — Low score in qualifying round, 167. n.».!e by James <". Battersoa, ->f the Fox Hills Oolf CKih winner. .1. (J. Batterson. .<( the Fox Hills «;..:< Club; runner-up. Harry I.e^if. of Lawrenrevillp ']!!.■ Country Chib of Lakewcott, N. j.. November 15 In 17— Low score In •I'lHllfvitiar round Si> rtnda by Robert Weir, of the Wilmington Country f lu" ■ winner Robert Weir, of Wilmington: runner-un E. L. Da Forest, of the Country Chjh of I-akewoni LOST BOY HOME AGAIS. Prospect Park Youth Slapped bit Mother Slept in Basement. Seymour IX Garret. Jr.. of No. 102 Prospect Park. West. Brooklyn, was found yesterday morning when seeking his breakfast. Th*» boy Is eleven years old. On December 4 ho ran away from his Park Slope home. At 7 o'clock yester day mornlnir he walked Into the restaurant of Calvin Kennedy, at No. 2C7 Seventh avenue, and asked for a cup of coffee. Ho seemed to be anxious to keep out of sight and proposed that he drink th« coffee- in the kitchen. His actions aroused Kennedy's BUS . picions. * "Ar'nt you young Garret?" he asked •No. sir. I am not!" cried the boy. excitedly. •I think you are.- returned the restaurant The r boy dd ™ tarte< out to nnd a poHcenuin. The boy ran out when Kennedys back waa * he filing TRAVKM.EJW' CO.. ir* *»*% ' '*Ui Cor. Sgth Bt. Til Jfi* « R ? An^it Ale.. A la ear*. T<l^ Tabi.Vno^t^* CAFE MARTin ant st. and wrm'-K ■ ■"I TIIB UADCVG FRENCH RFs^ NEW TOKK. ACIW ** 0, DINNER 51.50. LUCHO W m* ioi to 111 EVST !(TH 3T W Cafe LafayefieT* IOM Hotel Martin. \ AC'Srgs! BURN .. s>!xth Ay »- «*«>» »rwl «it?i »t. Cafe Boßlevtrd Heaiy's rrTTsSrsra^ REILLY'S SK &'«- c a?ftSSS. - - pAyANAGH'^TTT^i "**** w. 23d Restaurant, flrfll. Banqu* gooat Laßochdle «^jU < 33SK5S2&m Catering, *„„,, Rathskeller fo- £-AtZak pSi?? b * B«*t Table dllote Dinner In Town tLBO "*• RICO HARLEM CASINO . , ~ ««}» 6t. ana 7th At« |A la Carts (a ;i ;-,,i U r,). Tdh. 75c. («-H) : Sat.VaSa.tt PGMMERY ; THE STANDARD FOB CHAMPAGNE M-Mm I Aiway. on lea in h! 5 ola»s re.iiurt^" "PIBSTTMLEBT Cifidt L'Etpee"^^^^!^ aX, THE NEW GRAND Jag Herald Sqnare Hotel, B-^i^E?" ■trlfciroig. Bathstallsr *&£**£*£?• Hotel Endicott Pt *«t b % th« w- s t $«* «j <» * Coiuabos Aw,, round th» wag. Hotel St. George, B "^uS£-ffia* EVERETT HOUSE _ Taj— >Qnnr» sad 17th St. VISIT THE SEW ITSMJSH M»TArBATf Mustr at Luncheon. D!nn«r and Supper. Frivata Dining Roomi for W«d<tir.<«. Part!** a* ■EISENWEBER'S rVM-Jg Bgst !al Dinner Sunday, li to 9. It. Tibia <rHot» ft XATARfiB GRILL ROOMS. «Bth m and ?tfe a- Dinner «-9:30: Bupp-r » 3"-l. 8orlln"» Orehejtn. Room anil bath. $1.00: for two. 13.99 CAFE OES AMBASSADEURS, Sitix St.. nr. Broadway. Music. Dinner, lt» Cnlato* a la Praneals*. A la Cart* ■ m #^% 898 1 S££3 %^ FINEST DOWNTOWN, 14 to 13 PARK PUSE, JUST OFF BROAD WAT. NEAR CITY HAUMK Grand Orchestra noon and evening. MOTOR CAR RUNS, •Open all winter/* "Op«ri fir**" Road ma*t (O. •Automobile Tours 1908": nearly XOO drtres (2» tratsd); 23c. Booklets rjrrat'.»;. Traveller* Ox un Broadway. X. T.. cor. Mth st TeL 471? Mad 9«. "ARMEXONVIIXE OP AMERICA." " Woorfmanstßn Inn £-%•%?• ssV*Kll_i nuCuiTi3Rjicn inn - «m st. WBmM Cuisine a la Franchise. BCCH * KOUt nfliifliitmifliiM l:m - Nor :h ° r * LmiaSrtl UUUULfIO jiiimm 3 ay . Beautiful prtvats pit nn ii <■!■■!■■ I 1 *->pen all year. Tdk Ai LlOtly W t L. L Hotel Accommodations. Bx\.-: ] BAY VIEW HOTEL. s^^Si* c fr tod Blossom H'h lan.ar'fg^V- Larchmont BoatoaPostßDadlan, 3^^^^.^^^ 0 Bullen's Hotel l&fffgggfc Bridgeport^ Pfnnrtnr+'c 80. Bway. Tonkon. Antoßrt. I^runClOri 5, Cntnn* Fr«nrai<-. TJh. Ala HUNTER'S ISLAND INN. HOTEL MANHATTAH S&gKffeTi.. Jarßushm WHITHER INN ,?£ £S& SEA BilE, L I HOTEL WIMDSOR .^ ffrttfaaiicgf 'WHERE TO STOP Hotel* and Resort* recommended by TRAVELLERS CO. U'» Broadway >?«» SttttQ. HEW YOHX B^ly-^',.. HOTEL PIEH3W NEW YORK i^r;:. WALBPaF-Mlflgj Mew Orleans j^k p P of Hew St Ctartes to NAPLES F ,VrM'- 4 -r l PaSKEE'SHJi turned, bur he did not get far. When the pott*; man arrived Seymour owned tip. Ha sa id l t* he had run away because his mother had sUW* him for teasing his sisters. He said he had M« sleeping In the basement of an empty flatness in 7th street, within two blocks of his borne. MIST RETIRS FUSDS. Mr. Folk Instructs X. T. Life cri Mutual m to Electioneering. Commissioner Folk of Tennessee sent *J* graph message to Geors* R- Sorugham. th» «= national committee's mar.ager. last night «*T^ that as a result of Xlr. Folksa recer.t »nves«s he had -noUfle.l both the New York U.« J^ Mutual Ufe that funds found to have i^> for electioneering purposes must be refuaa ton days." .-^g. The Commissioner adds that the Attorney^ eral of Tennessee -holds that t-^ere is bo > *f£ to prohibit th.> activity of ttenta" J.ik.ihs7»i Genera] rieclareV famm says Mr. FclK. •in* companies" funds cannot bf used for any^ dates, but that if -such as occ. -^. affect TttaKj the Integrity of the f^^^tta n i><-^ In Teunessee. "the Coznnxlss!oa«r *o authorized to revoke licenses _„,,,. also* l*: The oommitteo-s manager made f- I^,*^ dit*"' ter from J. liMner. ol St V"^iv* t \^s ■«*» s ? November 2. say Us that in r ." 'v , iivml * »^ : f for a Mutual l.it> oa)lot. n iei\« ' ,omP« B *l shot" administration ballot .<n!>. *-™ Jj t-sif London manner, however. a«er»ar d. j B to his protest. sr-ndlr.K n!m a *.«..<i!d »nu i,«.n S testimony bearlrj _ .k^e-vO's empt Klr^rnvn" check and l . h * » U 'f e l/7srt»* eni:>t htr-.- ' , .i, c o* 1 "** mem to l.ou Payn i* 1-wW '"" t^ ls Week- ' tion of th* Mutual Reserve case this wee SEARCH FOR TOYS CATISIS && Children Try to Find Santa Clan* *&> and Start Blaze in Closet Searching for Santa mus's toys '»»£<»*, g lighted matches nearly .££***** three children of th- Rev. w mtam «• # No. m Pacific street. Hrooklya !**£^jsf and Mrs. Nichols attended • venl =fJ*^ ld: I** the children-Archibald, nine **«' s^-tjj three year* old. and WIMMj. the second floor of th^ir home . J£ rjm9 <*>£-*• by the children in the search IS*J«» » nn<l the lire spread m;'' 11 .:^ tit 9 partly a ;, t Dense .moke po^<SS^tfSli£Si window of thf room. j» nd .X U^hed * *?£« WycUult strtvt. saw It »'* B tli«J *2 *«&•*» door and rescued the *H»ttHi. TM^sVif frlg•^!• and almost " U * K^ •■^■•^■^ caused about *M> Jan."*"- wa3 hand apparatus.