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Athletic Games ** Swimming ** Polo S> Boxing TIMELY BITS OF SPORT Russell Ford and Others Sign Contracts with Yankees. MORE GIANTS IN THE FOLD AI Mattem May Be Rescued from the Minors by New Manager of Cubs. Will, two of hin pitchers and three out BsMsrs DOW iin?1<*r contract. Krank <'han?*e ?ill not hsve to worry much ov?*r Hi.? bugab?oo of hoM'Outs within a few ?laye It is expected that most of the Yan? kees will ho in the fold. Jack Warhop ?-(lit tn a ?1?"""irn.'iit with his name a' tfl? nrrt tr, || eai >? this week, arid >? day Rus-.!! K.'! Harry Wolter. J,r K Latf**Stt and H. rt Daniels foil?,wed suit Wolter. who broke his lei? in sliding to eecor.'l hsi ISOD, i-vp.rts 10 be able to take n:> Ms duties In rlRht field and perform up to Fpe.ltioatlon- IL* 1 one of thf m"st valuable players In the leaari?*. bslnsj particularly proficient In de? livering hits when they are needed the most. His reappearance in the line-up will make the Yarvkees a totally different team as com?a!-! t.? the one that finished the race last fall. Russell Kord had a rather indifferent record last summer, but writes that lie 1s keeping in condition snd Is looklns forward to the opening of the season. Two mere contracts were received yes? terday by th? \? w York Staats, when l.a Rue Klrhy, a young pitcher, and Oeortre WMltse, the veteran twirl-r. SSBt In tluir ?lgned documents Triarles Webb Murphy, president of the Chicago Cubs, ?declares that the news? paper men who travel with his team next reason will he rxi?ct,d to observe the "antl-llquor" raise which he framed r?v rently. It Is hard to see how he can en? force this order, but it e;m be safely Stated that Murphy will not be elected an honorary mem!"*r of the Chii-as-o I'hapter of th? Has-lull Writers tlon. In his w?de ssarcll for a coed left? hand'd twlrler f??r th. Cubs, Johnny Evers has hsen "tirped off" io AI Mat? lern. Sf T M Montreal club of th.' Inter? national I.eacue. Tho owner of the has off.???, to turn il play -i s to Montreal tor Matt? in His ing considered, and probably will b?? a< fepted Pitching foi the 1 ton Brsvsi in Uli, Matt.rr- made cjuite a name for himself, and McOrsw offered ? players for the pH< ;er, only to be rS??| Last season, however, Mattem I fell down badly and WSS Shunted to th<? rnlnora He pitched good ball for Mont- . real, s se?con!l dii ? winning I i-eventeen and en games. Bvsrs believes that he ran "com? back." - ?Addle iummers, the former pi" star of the ftetlsH TlgSTS, has the p?r sahsrhrn of iK:?,-h:e Jsnnings to new tl ?? for a position as an umpire, 1 was reli a-- ?1 to Pro last mimn lie refused to r? pori H< as an i.": 1rs i' son e i Fddle Ctartte ? pitcher, who wai I ? a "hold-out.'' He bas White 1 Arthur Ot ni Me with th. (Uants, win remsir a private with the i'.o-to- Brav? i second bas. rr? .n. hai ' S] captain of the ? ??? Stalliiii-'s. iiie msnsger. - .?ho l* on ?tase i?; Cincinnati, brings to light ? ? he has boss in | ? hall he has mad? aadj ate * ? ? run ?flai a man ? alwavs bean well up amons; the Isadora in batting this is aausuaL Murphy is lrritat?*d over the reports that T'.rest.av.;?r. Is KStttnf aid. He eay* Roger is only thlr-y-two and a half years old and that he has many years of base? ball left. Andy Pm th. head coach of the Penn? sylvania football eleven last fall, mav roach the Cihio State Vnlverstty team next season The story is now going the rounds that the veteran plav?>rs on the Detroit t?3am are rshslllna sgslnst the rule of Hughle Jennlncs It does not lave a true ring? charier Pootn. manager of the ; after foreKoinfc the atage all winter, is now looked for an e::?-a'--< n ? - it of : ?TS weeks in vaudeville The I irs of the footlights I? almost as - : ire of base? ball. When To'n .Tone?, rnansger of ai Wo!? gast, sought out Charley Cutter, ? ?ger of .1?-?? Wtllard, rsoanUy and s to buy the istter's Interest In the | P?ht ' Mted srtth replying: 'Nay. nay, Jonesle, there are pthers who 111 I It n?ec<*ssary to eat now Hnd then, and yours truly Is one of t True, thst -.???' plunks might buy s little i.hop ll you know I am accustom?-?! to steak and BBUahrO and my Dril ?n has Im me I must not ?hanga my diel until he An add?"', attraction for the aeventh annual games "t tlie i'aulist Athletic i'? :b in the 13th B Z? will bs S tWO-l bicycle race, lor which tw. nty-f.i'.ir entrlee have been lf.-.ivtd. Including Van?len Dries, Qood? win und TownssraL Step'' Martin airain has been e> ted captain of the IVi.nant ?thlel I lib, and an active campaign on track snd assured. ?XatrteS are pouring ?n for the thlrty sevt-mii annual atlil? I time Athletic ?l;l>. whlcb will tar..- | at the M i:>-???? t Armory on Tu? ? venin?;. Ja sf I day ?ha' 1 their training wbll? member of th? Pa club, and all ar-. anxious to compete at ih.-s*. games to help the old club ?, orge ?Bothnar, tl arslghl wrestling champion, Is working hai.i t<? get in condition for lus m with Henry IrStlngCS. th.- raMdlsW? and light h?av > u. igbt i amplon oi lop?, on January th, at B owns >'-.-ni naslum. Rome - EXCEUIOR - Naples MOTELS. Mitz-Ctrlton Htttlt tnd Hestturtnt Group) imte.ttn Luxury t Ctmftrt. tttl Itcttita. Nerich and Ritter Qualify for Local Swimming Title - - Bud Goodwin Also Earns a Place in Final Heat. GREAT RACE PROMISED Old Rivals Will Fight It Out To-night in the Tank of City Athletic Club. Thone rivals With 'amphibious tend \. rl< h, Of thl Now York AthU'tic club, an?! Max Hitter, represent? ing the city Athletic Club, cirri? ?I off the honori :n th? trial heati ?if tin* '?-O-yard Metropolitan Amateur Athletic Union sarlmmlng eharaplonshtp in the tank ?>f the Cltj Athletic Club, last nient. When the offlclala won ready fur the trials thej were ?onfrontetl by 111 ? ? small but select of all sa ?? ?? several of whom 1 ml on vnrlo ,~ occasl ?BB dono tha il I toward makitiK aquatic history. Th" first heat brought together S?riel Jack Eddy, of the home club, and .). P. M in t- ; ; of th? Wost Side Vnimn M ti.in Assodatlcm. Prom tho moment they hit the water N?? rVh showed ha had i ? ipof,! of tho others. nn?l It vvi - long before he was le.idmi: by half hli li-ncth. W'tt h the- race three-Tiartcrs over the Now \n-u Athletic Club ?nan bad victory within his grasp, and from there t<> tli<? finish l.c Bwam well wltlilti himself, apparently contant to hold hli opposants aafi ly. The renl Btruggll wai for the plaee h.? twtfn Eddy and Mantell Never mor. than a f' vv feel '? rivals BWS down the lai engl ?.f the tank pract cally stroke for stroke, makli % the to? ? man in fact, so close was tl finish that the |udge? declared it a d?-;i heat Nerlcl ? J5 2 5. For tin- second heat the starten wei Rltta - Bud < i.Iwin. of the N. Y K. C man-, time- champion, and F. Frerich of the ?it;- A. (\ l?tter alwa.v looke like a wiMiP'. taking the lead early in th ra??. and with long, powerful atroke never falling to keep in front "f i_eodw1i who w.'tit splashing along, making tartc a- mm h fuss as a 30-foot mot? t boat. A fie final t?' a h Ritter k*d fjoodarln b nearly two length!, while Frerlchs fin iahed ? poor third. The winner eovere th. dlstana ?? in 0 - '..iwin qusllfied t" swim in the _ed ?? eta t ?- i is lime was better than tha en d?tei t" IM'iv and Manl.-ll. Th.' final heut will lie I:.-hi to-night ir rne tank. when a rare stMiKu'e i pi between Ritterand Nerieh Not long su.,.' th.- latter WOn the 1?K> yard metropolitan championship On th? other hand Ritter can point to the Amer? ican quarter mile record, which he holda H?' is aleo ti- present metropolitan --'" yard champion, besides being a member ?f ? ii. mplon natl ?nal relaj team, i?i??= -?\ thai he has ni*v?-r been swim mlng s" f.i-t t- now. This, by the way, will be Rltter'fl lust rare In a long time us he is going abroad t?> te gone ill o ? ? , Ill"!;th? In addition to the ?-hami'lonship final. the programme to-nlgbl win includi an id -ciatch suiin. ito-yard bandit ai (uni a water polo Kam?- In this an all Htar eomninatlon will oppose the City A. ?? mi The races will batgln at ?. o'< lock. PICKS A THOROUGHBRED General Leonard Wood to Ride Fort Hunter in Parade. Ganeral I,ennai?1 Wnnrl, chief of staff U. ?*? A . bai cli' s?r, ii thoroughbred : as his mount for tha parade attending tba Inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. Gen Wilson will ride Fort runt. r. a twelve year-old that ?a? presented t" tho i* nit-?I Btatea government h> th? New Y"ik Breeding Bureau, This ho \- ?? York, bred, b?ing the product of ? n Banford'a 'iurrican i StUd, at tmSta rtlmii. Hi ll a I Ti of I Potomac and Hock Hos", and during h I ?r on the t'lif had many i brilliant lit, Including a victory tn the Canadian Derby, which was won under the allka of the late John Dyraent Genera] Wood has long advocated the rnmenl purchase of lultable thor? oughbred su?-? to improvi the bra arm;. i.l Fort Huntei _ consid? ered a valuable acquisition. August Belmont baa obtained three ft to the stallions of the late Jai R Ka- ? ? ! ? lama, the daughter of Oc lid the m H lional tidy of 1904 and IKt, win be <-? ? t Bi peat racehorse 1 f the most su< essful sir-*?, ..ft1 n band. He w,?? winn- - ireer on th?* tui f. and among th?- good ones he pent to the ?rarere Delhi, Von Tromp, Besom, Gretaa Green, Lady Amelia, Wild rhyme and >** ? ddlng Bella The other two r-ervtcei will Ne to r? ?*? the mar I an pical aid .?-and Dune. Typical is a daughter '?f . tee, and act ordlngly bra I ? | thl nii-st approved lines Sand Duno - toroon, a daughter of Hastlngi and from th" good mar.- In sending them to Dis ?? Mr. Belmqnl en a t?"n of blood, through < om ii.at. : ? ns, was r? i ? n anything slat foi the mai v I of thl K? ?me silks On the t'irf. The Other marcs at Mr. lUlrnont'a Nur aery stud have been t"''ked to his own ?ns?Hastings, Fair r:a>- und Binglc-1 ton. ? s BIRD A VICTOR AT SQUASH Sammis Also a Winner in Tour? ney at Princeton Club. S llmmari Bird won the ("lase A handi? cap squash tennll tournament on thl court*? ?if the Princeton Club, Ofaraercy 1'a.rk, while J. F Hammls captured tl 1 honors in the Claps H division yester I ? . ther forty-two competltora ta 1 In the two tOUTf?unents, which began during the holiday sa Bird, holder of the Princeton champion? ship, i ' m the long mark ?.t minus Ta?.- It, the final he met Harold Toi ' I ? the ??id hockey player, at scratch defeat I Im at 16-4, ? 11. Summits had the handicap of plus i hand and ??> aeei In the Clssi B final la :? ated R C. ( '?'is. plui l hand, : y ore ..f li '.:. II fa, 16?11. Th?' summary of the finals follows 1 la-- a handicap (semi-final round) Harold Tobey, scratch, di-fi-ated \v. n. i'hamberlltl, plua I hand and I ares. IS?13, .-' HinitiHii Hird, minus ; f. ated B. B. Whitman, plus '-2 hand, 15 10, Final round B. Ilinman Hird, minus 7 aces, defeated Hat?,Id Tobey, scratch, U :.. if- ??. 15 11. ; hand can (seml-flnal round) J i Bsmn ? 'and and f, a<-?:?, ?le f. ated R ny, plus 4 hand, li ?, It 2; R c, 'dds. plus i hand, defeated K. 0. mlnua S ? ? '? I 12 -It, IE 10 Final round .1. I*. Sammis, phis 1 hand and tj sees, defeated R. ?' a>!dn. plus l band li "i. li :?. li 11. UNION WINS HARD STRUGGLE Defeats Colf*ate Basketball Team After a Spirited Battle. I I'v Telegraph to Tha Tribune I Hamilton. Jan 17 Th?* I'nlon hasket j ball team defeated Cnli?ate to-night In a hard fought name. The Si ore eras 21 to ?_*?.. It wa*- the third defe.it for i'i.lgnle mi its h"in<- floor m four years Hough? ton and Woods were the utais ,,r ihe struggle. s GOING TO BOSTON TO BOX. Loa al amateur hoxera will leave thin city tins afternoon for Ban?ton. when will compete in an inter? itv ama? taui boxing toarnament la the Bostas Athletli Association gymnaalam Tin names and classes In which the sar an ! M pound claas, I.. -, K.iin?. Pa iiiiant Athletic * lui?; i IS? pound ?lass, .i. Corsiliua, Lafayette Ath i letlc a'luh. of Patei-On, N ,i.; lt?l*pound dees, J. Nugent Rauhet Athletic Club; I Si-pound 'lass, Han y Hex. Hollywood Inr. Club, 'liinkers, and H?-poiind das?. .John Ruff, ?Brooklyn ?entrai Young Men's Christian Association. 10 SE??LE POLO TERMS Captain Miller Sails to Make Final Arrangements. T/ondon, .Inn. 17.??Csptain Kdward Mil? ler, manas-er of the Hurllngham i ("luh. will sail for New York to-morr??? to complete arrangements for the inter natkmal polo msteli with Ih? United '? am fop the famo is tl H ?. Herbert, chairman of the Polo ?S? ? Ion, stated yesterds? l l I had be? n iK> forms! met tins of th? committee snd that he had been absent M i'?-' asid : "Any mm of polo ha i I thlp time is premature. \v> ? ? ? attled upon th? individual h ind a HI not do ?=" until 'ate. <.ii I :?. the uncomi I? t"d w?.i k "f the ? M hi? h 1? not at ail d la public wh? ? before it ic off!? lallj Issu? d i Polo Association it i? the Intention to laa ??? th? Hat of leading playera who ???? ? Invited lo participa'?- in the Irla at i.,i. N .1 . w ti m s few ? The Hurllngham ofl i? ' ?? ? ed the d ed b) the . for the Internal i| isl and th? i ? || u ||] i... ,?.... Id? d on th? leid of thi los Brook Club, at "? ral Long n Tuesday, Jun? ? ? - I ne m . ??? r from Major 1 I I ' to W. A. ' ??' ? itlon, I 1 vva verv iml'li pleas- ?i to Ret yOUl ter Informing m? thai the American 1 ? ?. have formallj a? ? !?'? d ? I . hallenge. I am deelred to infoi ? I t tne . ?. ? , for the I ? ? ' h. and Hatui ' ?'??? H. for t ? ? ? ond ? . ? ? It v. i v weil [ hope the tonteal t even that Ich will tw ? ?? tuallv ipon 1st? i Hoping .. .? n excellent heslt? and lh< t . nten d SCHOOLBOYS'RIFLE SCORES Twenty Teams Shooting in l Round Robin Tourney. Washington, .Jan ;, Th?- results of the rust rifle shooting contest sver held undei the auspice <t the government bstwsen tiie rlfl? teams ?if high acboola In th?i f the ' "'intry for srhl? h a hai ? trophj nus bi ? n present ed bj |he War Department, wire an no meed here to-day .?u follows: Ti.?- Iowa city high s? i...ni defeated th.? Baltimore Polytechnic bj s scors ol . High School, >.i I'.i/ii.in... Mi def? it?'! Brookllne (Mass.) nii?ii by ii B?9ore >.r :-"?! t.. SSB; the Bouthern High, of Philad? Iphls, defeat? d i"- ? > Itl i ton. of New York City, by a aeon ol IM te ? ? t s? . ri ant High, of Neu 1 orii City, d< feated the High ?School ol Com lu'i''., Sew York City, h'. S s.? to tli; the Morris High s. i.i. of New v??ik City, defeated the Bastera High, District of Columbia, by a acore <>i M to M". The Springfield ?Mass i "TsCh" defeat? ed the Business High, District of ? ?> lumbia, by a score ol 171 to '">'<. Port? land (Ms.) High defeated Tucson (Arts) High b) a score of MM to M; Bait i/ak< City High defeated the District of Colura hia Manual Training hv fl BOOrS Of ''Jl to Ml; Busquehanns (Penn > High defeat? ed BaUll St.-. Marie (Mich.) huh hv .1 score ol Ml t?> BB, and the I ti'a r'r.-e Acuden? (N. t.) itefested th? st. Lnuu M inual Ti alnlng I ? a a? ore of ??? I to I The competition, which began ast week, of a "round roMn" aertoi of h? . m which iw-.-nty high Kboola covering s territory from M. i?> Art? sons, ami from the Instil.t of ?'??lumhi.t to Utah, sre taking part Koi nine wssl ih?- schools win iiimp.-t. rgntntl i ' until by a si lies of ?liminai.on the winning team is aetermlni d MISS FREEMAN THE VICTOR Captures Golf Honors in Tour? ney at Pinehurst. Tin? hurst. N ?V. Jan. l T.- Miss M Bleanot Presman, of the Dyker Msadoa ?;..ir club, defeated Mis ii.rt.ert t_ j,\\. son, Of M.thl. Ii.-m. N. II. here to-day in the flnSl l"Uliil of 111?' woin.'ii H end Of the srs' midwinter tournamasit Miss I i. "man won hy ,'? Dp Sad 1 to p|a) B?rol*naal ntstchss wsrs ptajrsd in the men's tourney, and ? m Purvss, <?f Wot .?Hand. Maas., will meet .Marshall WhltlatCh, of the iiaklaii.l i-lul., New York, In the llnal round to-morrow. Pur? -.?s ?isfsated i> m. Parksr. ?>f iTsrasn Cltj lo-dav, and Whitlatch won from i;?..ice C Dutton. of Osklsy. JOHNSON READY TO FIG? Says He Will Meet Al Palzer Paris on June 25. Jack Johnson agreed yesterday to fl Al Palser In l'an?? for the world's chi hip on thl night Of .Tune -.'?. the of the Grand riix. Tom O'Rourke, Palser*s manager, nounaeed thai he bad received ? leli si from .lohns'iii in Chicago ecceptini terms offered by H. Lippe, an Amerl r,? * in Parti au; nglng the match. terms provide that the winner ihall . ?'.a per rent of th?' gate nea I] m.nil ? guarantee of $:.<i.("?ft Johnson's telegram followo; "Terms sattsfactor* W ? will m srrsngements when l see you In reg, to pictures snd transportation. W Llppe ?>. K. Thanke/'_ GETS FIRM GRIP ON TITl Cornell Beats Columbia in Whirlwind Basketball Game Cornell won an undlaputed hud In ?gh< f.T the intercollegiate baaketl championship by defeating Columbia I night in th?- Mornlngs.de gymni a peon* of to t?. ?.? The game wai wa Jerfully fast and npieta with brlllli playing Mthough Columbia ^-?': outclaai badl]. getting onlj one da Id goal In t entire gama. the Blue and PThlta ihe floor with the Ithacana, .-: i lally in the Becond half. it w.is only after fighting off s d< ? rally by the ? 'olumbls flva In I ?-.. ?nd half thai the Cornell learn a able to win. The Ithacana started wl h thai gave tha m s li "l of half dosen ?'"Hits i .'f.,r" Columbia wi t?. it,.- situation TI en, th i igh they foug har I, Ihe home !? am a as unable t., ? on equal fool ng with ? 'ornell, Befora the gsma a'aa live minutes < Captain H C llalsta id the cintre of the Cornell Uva, had tear a wonda -f? ahot from tha court Benson got Columbia's only fl< goal earlj in the asme, and for s th ? Blue snd White ? ? nied to hav? chance to pull up Although they h ? ? after shot, the ? 'ol iml la l< couldn't gel the range "f tha only Bern ? good work In scoring fro the foul line k- pt tha home team In t running Then w en fouii sa Ion the Corn? team snd <; c Halst sd, broth? ;'ial.M??i i..i hi ??I fouli sgsinst i ? ? f'ti the ?'?un?II trim had tw ? p-1 tonal foul ? vv ha n tha while ? -I n K' th' r, Ol I of w lu. h H ' llalstcsd wa tha tai I ll ? * in ti ? i me. w I. i i ' .? ? . .03' ' 'I ? , ? ? ?a .: ,11?, . ; MS '1 " ; i. ? - - >. ? !?:? ita :. .. II a.'. Hsu ' | * | - . r 1*1 : ' . ad. b out of 9 ' '. . I R _???-a>? ??HOBEY" baker looms u Princeton Favorite in Hocko Match with Yale Team. ? ? ? -? ? ? ? s , ?lea - Ihe Una t victory I lias a strong teai .. la said to ?? , ?? ? ? . : , the gai s ? ' i ol forme : the pli great da mand. .? will be I Itlea I U ? ? . a . ...........u Mattln . ' p . I 1 ? . R . i . ''. . .. -, t. vv . I llT?>n i: vv .... ' u C Rut rett on rident "f the Am.it. a H"< k. . League, will act aa refa EXPLAINS FOUR TRIP PLAIN Chivington Says It Will Bcosl Attendance at Ball Games. ? 'hi? ago, .la :. ,, Eg].., lali i i in favor >'f the fom trip plan adopted t?j t ? American Aaaoclation, Thomas ? hli ington, Ihe pra ;!?!??:.t. -., i t. "Under the threa l , t often oeeurrsa t h.it a team w.i . on Its hoir.. pounds f"t an entire month at a time Likewise, it WOUld bl away from lioiii? for that length of time and the fan ? ?.i li tens! Under the plan of m_kln| four trip- around the circuit teams wll b? at home and i : ead i"r pei lods ol ai'oi't sixteen dayi "Thi expenses indaar the n. w echem. nr. a i i 11 : ? gra ata i ??? et u ? "i thi addi? tional raiiroi.d fan, but It hi thought th. added attendance w-iii more than in.ik.- up t! ? dlffei??? a." ATHLETIC LEAGUE BOWLING Home Teams Win Their Gamc3 ?Harris Gets Fine Average. Home teams won the odd In tvvu Ath letlc Bowling League Mtiai laal nlgkt \ ? the Rossi Ule Athla ti'- \ ? soclatlon th<- Columbia a'iuh tu?- fall away mon ti, -n a hundred pins In Its laal game, v. hile at Newark Hav the Jeraay City Club team mads 11 bssl boon in the de . lalve tilt. The featun of the Bertea at Bayonne ? .- the work of Mariis. t!*e Individual champion, who made an average <>f 111 i Thl.- will place him ' lO " tS thl t"p of thl list in th?- Roseville-folumbla series the tu i two gama s Wei ?? Ii.ii d fought, re m.hi Ins m doubt until the laal balls had laten i?.lli-'i Van Se t and W.i pulla d th" first Bel to out "I thi? III'- f,,i home team by striking oui in th?*- t? frame Hartiell won Ihe second for Co? lumbia by getting a triple wind-up. Th.. ..- ? ? wan as iolloa a gal ? i, v . i.t IB M:u \i:k B vv CLUB liarrli i\i 23'J 213 Rlaehof I all -_'ii?, put Ml lei .. 1?s -jut .ii.i | ,, _- |of, (j,) ,,,., t'JS UM i?, i , - . . i:u 131 I.M l.i lei U7 -.'?is l?'4 ; . , ? IH2 IBM j.?; i ? ? >. i. l _ n.? . i?:i in i;?? i.... .r .isa :::?.. 210 Tttmki . .HI '?'?:? '..:ia T? I Us 77? ... Tti'.-KVII.l.i: A A ??.?UMI'IA ? I.I i; Meyei , ISO 171 l&C R'denburg. 121 20* la. Van Ne??. ?,'.:, l.. 1 |...l Applesita . 17s I * :-? |k] H'mscher. IM L*":; IM - millM .. i?? 1?i i? MotTai ... ISO ISO 17s Pop? lKS )T-. , - *>V.-h1 ... im 177 m llartzell.... I.V.? |S| 171*, T"taa . 947 1*17 *4.V 1ntala.. . nat ?17 ?4 HOUSE NOT CSSSOLO So Say McMahon Brothers on the Cross-Rivers Bout. QUOTE THE FIGURES. TOO Statement Shows That Number of Seats Were Not Occupied on Tuesday Evening. Jesse an?i Eddie McMahon, mansgura ot ihe Empire Athletic Club, issued the fol lowlng atatemenl last night conceralng the crowd which was turn?'?l away at the Rlvera?Cro a bout si ths Manhattan Cn sin.? <m Tuesday evening ' Hi- bs| .''tiully su).mit our Bide "f 'he story of th.' Incidente ?itten upon ti.?' Rlvers-Crosa bout hold at . Diplre a. i'. mi Tuesday, January it \\" will T..'-:ti by quoting the figures .-?eut lo th? Boxing Co our report ..:i that conti -t d.i.. are th" seats that were at the dispos?t! ot iii" 'fans' at ths Manhattan i '-i.-.n.? that night ' - l?-ix ??"?'Inf. ?Ix : floor, mu.- n- .its In ?i bo? ? ' - . ??ill? <,n tl;. -'?" a?ata en grout ' '? ar?,iiii.I r ? . tabla ?I T^tsi Besting espacrty /. i aid sdmteslons at ? Iross-Rlvers ? ?< | .. . ?? . - ? . ? .... . . . . -.'";i ? ? j: to S3. hi . ' . . I ?raa ? ? . "Now, with a i ?! ? ration f"r ? '? ? ' | out I ... I, .... . i>. ?-H hesped ...... ? ? . ? ? - ? . luh ile lo not Man' ? ? Ths only ... the I "The f ..-t that the ? ? ? no ? ? ? had ? ? ? ? ? -, -, ? ? ? ? that for tl ? ? n us \\ ?? will ' t that 1 i I ? ? : : ? ry II. ? ? ar ... a were rooi a si ? I fi ? utldlng by ? ? ; tickets to ?? ? is "It la If we were t ? ? . .. ? - ' oxlng ??how? I ? "All that wi side of the \\,. ?? ? ? wi r.' In charge of < I by I to I I I. thing?. 1 : ?vho ? ::,?-.? ? ' ? ? it we ..: t " TO SIFT NEW BOXING CASE Commission Wants to Hear from Fin-men and Police. try of the Athletic Commission, addn pttei f the ordei of the chairman, t?> the Police Department i '. pan ment m Mabon ths Ath? letic . luh, to Bend repr. to a meeting of the comit ? ? ? '?'. i day ?"i th- hearing growing out ?-?f the of the I.1. - | !.?-t Tm ? day night. i .. i effort win he made, sccordlng to ti. ? i : the commis Ion, t.? i the blsme. I "ii'l.-r i ? . nas I hsve been laaued to I lOnj Is r?? unir? il, inn ii was not ti..- . to u ..-i .if i..:., rxtri me. TO HOLD RELAY CARNIVAL Baxter Puts Up New Cup To Be Won at Columbia Games. ? .ilumina will bold Us tWSlftb annual Indooi nitral in th?. Tist Reglm? nt Ai moi ? on !'? ? ruarj 15. 'i i." Columl la track autborltl? s are not si i i sup.-i sti i...-. fur thsy have arranged . gramme "f thirteen events, which ? ? t of six relay, sis open handicap races and the Bast? i mil <?f Hi.- sis relays four will !.?? collegl? nte e\..iits, th.- one and two-mile Indoor Intercollegiate rslay i hampionahlns, a one? n.ii. slate rslsj i I i . i and a rsce ot the same distance between the ??: th.- i.niv. i Bit) . Tim Other two races, which will bring together the crack ?luatl'imil.is of th?- clubs and the rcK'i menta, sre s ons-mlle national guard is? la) snd a ons-mlle club rslay. both h.-ini; handl? ap ? rsnta Hugh Baxter, orsstln?s national eham i'ioii. has given a ssoond trophy t,? su. ci.-il his fhst famous Baxter CUP, This WSJ vvi.ii hv A. l: K'lviat. of the I arasrlcaa A. ?., of tins cttjr, who is s.v. ? i-ii timas national ami Canadian one-mile ? hamplon. Klvial cam?, back m th.. last ? ? Bastsr rs? ?? snd outran < ? car Hed? lund, ?f Boston, for this trophy after Hedlund had dsfsatad him at the Boston athletic assodstlon meal th.? wash be ? ,,i,. Th- rulas governing this cup are ? ?on., ih.h it must i... won three , hv the oTgsnlsatlon, an.i th?. trophy will belong to t ?.testent, who, while rsprsssntlng such oigsjilsstton, makss ? m? si time m winning tho rai s Th.- open Aiii.ii.,111 athletes Urdoa avente will Mnatal of .? ?>'-> .?i<i lash, a ? id run novkta, a U?hls-yard run, a tiv.'-iii?? run. a high l'uni'. hix Indi limit handicap, ami a M POUnd Shot-put M! tiose. sxaspt tha aat-yard, are haaslteap . ...ni- i .1 Ions F. A. BEIBERLXNO, President of the ?:.iv-?1* ?"mpany. I 110 Fill Star Athletes to Compete in Milirose "Diamond Meet." DREW AND MEYER TO CLASH Five Relay Races to Furnish Close Comp. i ilion in In? door Games. Athletic history ll sure to he made to? it thl Regiment Armory, wl en In and ' \i w York and mai fr"in other < I - m ill be seen In eomi til mond the 51 v so? latton. In with th? indoor event ....... ? * ten-i m One 1 d and fifty entrl.n received, among -?? win t.,- found I m pic Smith, Gastoi Johai nd J. J. 1 r of the event ? . Rosetti 11 S ?n will ?-for lue 1 ! r of Uvah tan crack, toe tha? d in tii B ?-lark i -m Rosenberg? r. Jim Archer, J. F. ?Tiler, \k ? Lovell, Char? le Hoyt, W. i:. Conwfl F L Bta ? wmiam J. Kramer, th^ ... . . two ? keep the : lb, which hai won la ! ' ? nney. M. 1 ?. Huj ? \ .: the marks. 1 * A he] Klv iat. tl,.- .-.,>n, In the ? ? - ? . field In which Matty <'?;>. rhan ; ? ve . . ind .1 :?"?!!? up as the i t III make The :iv" 11 lay i ic? nine spec ted to I ( competition Vil the - a II tin -it r the walui ble trophy in terclty n laj, Tue Irish ? ? i i % the ali? ta t "f Kiv Iat Bin pi .nd. t: and Pa ; i ? The \ - will I upon lie Orut u. Paton. Kuhn ?ii- Kdwards. Tin. Paatlme A.C., th* t, the N ?tlonala and the West *?? m ? ? A will also be stra den, The two-mile Military Athletic iaeaaue relay srtll bring together the pick of the athletic talent in the r?giments of greater Ken? V". k. Tl a v 1st R? is *?? tered two teams, and the !3d snd l-th tienta will also make their pr?senos i, it. The nlay ev< ntfl for tl a f t?. C L ? ? v i. a i an also w ? n filled, snd some keen competition ?hould i Tn the one ?rails wnik ft n Glfltord, the senior natl pton, vvill l??- *cen tn a? lion, with all tha Btar da" of the tsn district The ftve mile bi? cycle i ice Is expected to be a bard race lly \ an den Driea and Eddie Q.Iwin, two rivali of lo ig at ,t"iing. BOY GYMNASTS SHOW SKILL Teams from Curtis and Clinton Hiirh Give Exhibition. Oymnaati from <"urtH and ne wnt Clinton Hinh achools mot in an . x* it.i tlon in the gymnasium of the latter school yesterday, and the athletes went through their manoeuvres In tl foi m ?Samuel and Enrique Heratny, of n.? \\itt Clinton, Cuban twin brothers, ?nv.? ., demonstration of their skin in the tumbling contest, ? irrytng off the pre? i" I Astnaro, another Cuban athlete, favorably Impressed tha ? ithering by his w, rk on the long hoi ?? Othen who nprssented Clinton la the .'titnuis wan a. .?-?trick, it? eaptaln; P Ifanchop k> p. Bsmuels and U. Hasa, it Mlldrum and 0, Doarl inn the most prominent performer! for CUrtta QUAKERS GET OUT ON DIAMOND I'hii.i'!. ipin.t, Jan. r,. The weather In Philadelphia a?ai so warm to-day I it t.ididat'-s for tim i luv, is'tv ?>f Penn sylvanla baseball team established ? winter record by practising in the open at Franklin [*1eld. Roy Thomas the coach, put the men through good batting prac ? The maximum temperature ?t | p m wai 82 degr ei, the hlgheal for January it in the history of th,- local weather bureau. AUTOMOBILES FOR RENT i- \( liAhl) LINOI SINKS l.ir Hire. MOM III,*i SERVI? K. ???t ,..- IS3-1S1 ?met ,M(<I st ?__?_?? II \/\ 2100 '"i: RKNT Flint class automobllea ,,f an-, :,. be real -i by the boot ,- ? v- i ii.in ill-, low r., TUR COSMO Al TO c?. i:?l \\ i%4 It Br>arit 6S38. NIE NE* CHIMES New York Athletic Club's Ap? pointments Please. MORE HONORS FOR HALPIN To Boom Interest in Gymnastics Among the Younger Members. Appointments to the standing Commit. tec-- of the Now Fort Athletic Clul mad. at a meeting <>f the board ??? ernors on Thursday evening and tortnttty approved by (Vllllam H. Paga ths n?tsl* ??i.'-t.-.l president, yesterdaj :; ?? a,,, r ?liiitm? nts arc regsrdi d i that have i.. n rnaaa in ut rei il Am.mi,- the ''i ih members Interest c ? sj upon the athletic committee, ! 'he fact that th- recent electloi Club marked a complete vi. tor. for ' faction of the orgsnlsstion which b< that every branch of amateur and sports is paramount to every ? ? of the ?-lub. htatthssi P iiaipin. who hss bees rnovi?! tip Ii to th* board ol following hii splendid work ss ?if ths Olymph l h,->ir man of ths sthletlc committee, m - dates ar?. nil men who have won tetasli In variais branches of sport 1 (rrodes Jererntah T. Man? ? Paul Pilgrim, both of whom I neat on New Fork Athlet ir i i and Olympic h saaa m m ? merly beld the captaincy of ths dub, an ? Pilgrim has just ted to that po ? Douglas f?rali.-tme Smyth has h?*? | ? romli ?n' ad srtth rowing, hav? ine bssn oozswaln <?f th" fan hv" ? ight . -.v. The ? ? srs u ? Robert A' torga, .1. |(, Co and I >r. B F ' ?'' '? BIKHr Th I OOtOS I > h. hi a meeting and eppolnted it igfa Bax? ter, the former chsmpton pols and tra.-k ithlel " Isl hand it is ths inti ntton at the club to I ths gymns ment to r ; In ? I ost '.f jroung members There will he regular class work with the the direction of I V ? It Is planfid to incr? St the city Club) West the newly elected . ? halrman of the nous? an able staff of aide? W ell bes Is the <*ommlttei I ?r. Bern ird F. O'Coi tlit? . ? |tl . ? ? ? I The appointment of Cher!? .?..-? ? The important Imi r *rt at Travers Isl?n.' bull.line- of new bulkhead ? ? ..? th.- Travi ? ' . ount ? with Dr. Jo] i Connors .?ii and i - - - Or ihams In was re Th.* comm ?? Moua Dr Jamas N ?Vest, ...airman. Matthew P. Hs i L Ii mort, im L Mit? . ? T. M . ftsrles H. P? id and Pou h l ?: Ro adi im r? MUIsr, el mar. ' l*ge J. M. ? !orl ? " Ati " tthew P. Halptn, d ? v ? ; sorge J. M Iah T Mal ?? ey, Dr. Douglas me fl .\ m I* Mitchell, chai-- ? . ? i and Boa llng -Dr Bern ixd '. ? ?. : ? o ' n A. T ? ck '. '-'? . ' - man ' ? ' | und auditing GkOTgS T. 1 gotn? ?'? man; r>r. John F and Willi un H. s Travers island Chartes H Pond ils? William b ' ind Douglas Qraharae Imyth. TO BEGIN JUDGING EARLY All who - Ish to participate In th? mem.? bership show <-,f the Bulldog ?Breeder sf Association, either as exhibitor? or spe . tat??rs, will d?"> wall to be at the MurrflV mu Ljrcsum early to-day, for Judi starts promptly at 11 o'clock. The BhOU - to "arrant th'? ' fort, for thsra are ninety dogi entries, an.i thi i practically all of the crack dogs in the nsstrop? section, a number of good hon will make their initial appaaran i'h ,:i. s Mopton will i Igs ? AUTOMOBILES. lui TOC WANT \N IFTOMOBII.Ef ? i ?ii , - .- car. tn r deliver] . ? ? ? i BrvEKa-aEi.uctta aitomobile < <?.. riatiiiai Bnlldln?. t?-h Oiaaa. MSI. | It*"?ra,N ?" k ?-T APiatcTOflYof ?STa fsrnlati | is asy pai ? ' tl ? parcha?? ? a?TO nai ' Bt'VERS* ?wn i ' ru. at S i" ? .'? m i" i ' ""m ' ' ' INC. to ?Uli vaur ..'inn en:. ? i - banker? to ???:?..- ? ? at lit i Suite U"" iT-i B'wa! '' ?! snl(-, colui ?' STODDARD MOTOR CO. 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