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EVENING LEDGER-PHIUDELPHtA', MON-fT SEPTEMBER 28, 1914'.
: ATHLETICS TO ENJOY ROMP WITH BROWNS TODAY MACKMEN SURE OF PENNANT NOW
' ARE IN LINE FOR
Eddie Collins, Alexander
and Magee Have Wrought
Nobly This Year Phils
Play Reds Today.
"When the committee appointed for that
purpose awards tlio Chalmers' trophies
for 1914 the names of I'hlladclphians are
apt to stand nt the top in both the
American nnd National Leagues. The
three men who havo the chance to be
honored by this annual award are Eddie
Collins, of the Athletics, and Grover
Alexander and Sherwood Magee, of the
Hugh Chalmers, the donor of the auto
mobiles, suggested that the committee
lv the prizes not to the man who, In
their opinion, was the most tlnlshed per
former In each league, but to the player J
vho had been most Valuable to his team.
This suggestion has been and will be
followed this year.
" No matter what details are to be con
cldered, It is dimcult to see how Kddle
Collins could be overlooked. He Is not
only recognized by most experts as the
world's greatest ball player, but he has
been this season the most valuable man
on the Atnletlcs' team. Officials of fie
"White Elephants and others have often
been heard to declare emphatically that
the Athletics were not a one-man team.
To a certain extent that Is true, but If
Eddie Collins had not been on Mack's
roster thin year and had not played the
wonderful game that he did the Ath
letics would today be out of the pennant
race Instead of having It won for the
That Connie Mack realized fully the
value of hla great second sacker was
ahown when he permitted him recently
to sign a contract at his (Collins') own
terms. Mack knew that without Collins
tho odds would be against his winning
lor at least two years to come. Hence,
after the Federal League had made Kddle
one of the most nattering offers ever
(submitted to a baseball player, he was
In a position to dictate the terms of his
contract for the future, and he did.
Incidentally, the Evenino LEDann Is
eager to announce that it has secured
the services of this great player as a
writer of the world's series. Eddie Is
going to play, of course, and is going to
write the news himself. That Is more
than any other ball player can say. Ed
die is going to be the author "of the
"write-ups" In the Evening Ledgek and
Je going to work out the material himself.
FOR SIXTH TIME
Flag of 1914 Won When
Bender Shut-out Browns
and Red Sox Lost One
Game of Double-header.
WHAT CONNIE MACK
HAS DONE SINCE 1001
Won pennants In the American
Lenguo In 1902, 1005, 1910, 1011, 1913, 19H.
Won world's championship In 1910,
defeating the Chicago Cubs under
Frank Chance In four out of live
Won world's championship In 1911
from New York Clants under John
J. McGraw In four out of six games.
Won world's championship In 1913
from New York Giants Under John J.
Mcflraw In four out of five games.
Has established major league record
for winning pennants.
Has won more world's champion
ships than any other manager.
While not equaling the actual baseball
nblllty of Collins, both Alexander and
Captain Magee, of the Phillies, have sur
passed the Athletics' star in relative util
ity. Those two men have kept the heads
of the Phillies above water. The disin
tegration of this club's strength by the
Tavages of the Federal League has been
retarded to a certain extent by the mas
terful play of Denin's pitcher extraordi
nary and heavy hitting utility man. Tho
use of tho term "utility man" here is not
meant to convey the idea of "substitute,"
which Is Its usual meaning in baseball,
but a term which means an all-round
Sherwood Magee has put up the great
est game of his career this year, not ex
cepting his work In 1910. when he led
the National League in. batting with an
average of .331 and took part In 154
Barnes. He has played seven positions
for Charley Dooln and has played them
all In better than acceptable style. Ma
Bee's batting has b-en one of the fea
tures of the play in the National League.
His average Is above .300 and he has hit
15 home runs, to say nothing of enough
two and three-bagger3 to bring his extra
1ase hits up to 104, the highest figure in
the major leagues today.
Alexander, too, has done remarkably
well, considering the Indifferent work of
the team as a whole behind him. On
Saturday "Alex" won his 13th consecu
tive victory and his 27th of the season.
This string of 13 stialghts is. all things
considered, better than "Rube" Mar
quard's run of 13 In 1913. In the first
place McGraw 's left-hander was with n
winning club; secondly. M.irquard's rec
ord was established early in the season
when the other clubs had not reached
mldseason development. Alexander, on
the other hand, began his successive
-winning streak -with a second division
team when all of the clubs of the league
were supposed to have reached the
zenith of their 1911 form. Boston was
going better than at any time this sea
son and the Olants were running along
better than they are today during the
early period in which Alexander was
winning with such disconcerting regu
larity. This afternoon, the Phillies are to clash
with the Cincinnati Reds In tho last
same which thtse clubs play this season
The game will begin at Broad and Hunt
ingdon streets at 3 o'clock. There will
be no game hero tomorrow. Tuesday's
contest was moved bark and played here
Saturday when the Phillies won the
double-header from Herzog' henchmen.
The vast difference between the play
ing enthusiasm of a tail-end club and
one at the head uf the column was never
more plainly illustrated than by the work
of the Cincinnati Itejs. Upon the oc
casion of their first Malt to Philadelphia
this year, the lieds showed a wist
amount of go." They were then lead
ing the league and thev looked like the
world-beaters, which thty later proved
they were not. Saturday these same
Iteds looked like a second division club
of a Class H league Thfcir errors, com
mission and omUsion, er combined, al.
most as numeruus as their put-outs.
In fact the play uf this club was the
worst seen on the local field this year
"Gavvy" Cravath has a chance to sur
pass his home-run record of nineteen,
established last season His four-sack
Binaah Satui'".iy brought the figure up to
eighteen for this season and there are
till several games left to be played
Frank Baker, the so-called "Home-Hun
King" has btaged his specialty but nine
times this campaign, lust half the num
ber that Cravath has made. The argu
ment has been nutdu tint the Phillies
could pot muke so many home runs If
they played In any park but their own
That may or may not be true. It Is a
fact that It Is eatler to hit home runs
Into the left and center field bleachers
at the local National League Park than
anywhere on the major league circuit,
tout It Is also a fact that the high right
Held wall prevents many drives from
being home runs which would go for
"four-timers" at other parks. During
the pait week, there lias been no less
than eight balls driven against the wall,
which In the opinion of most of those
who saw them w-JUld have gone over the
wall at Bhlbe Park, but which netted the
boatmen only oue base.
Last winter Connie Mack had a new
steel flag pole constructed and placed In
the northeast corner of Shlbe Park. The
pole coit the Athletics approximately
$1100. Recent events have proved that tho
outlay was not wasted, as another Amer
ican League pennant has been won to be
unfurled from this new masthead. The
chances are the world's championship
banner of 1914 will also fly there.
When Connie Mack glnnccd over the
percentage columns yesterday morning at
his hotel In St. Louis, he must have cas
ually noted the fact that If his team won
from the Browns, and the Bed Sox were
beaten once In their afternoon's double
header, that he would clinch the cham
pionship. This led to the selection of
Charles Albert Bender to put the final
crimp In the aspirations of the Fenway
Park dwellers by defeating Rickey's men.
Bender has always been effective
against St. Louis. Yesterday he was
moro than effective. Ho mowed down
the opposition with that calm regularity
which marks all his work. The Hlckeys
didn't have a chance to score, while the
Mnckmen piled up half a dozen runs.
By capturing the pennant In 19U. Con
nie Mack has established a world's man
agerial record, having won six flags In
Ban Johnson's circuit since the Inception
of the league In 1901.
In 1902, the first year Mack's Athletics
won the pennant, there was no world's
In 1903, his second victory, the Athletics
were defeated In the classic by New
York, four games to one. In 1910, after
a lapse or nve years, Mnck again steered
his club to the front, winning the pennant
and also the world's series, beating the
Cubs in decisive fashion, after the ma
jority of experts had picked Chance's
men to have a walk-over.
The following year, the flag again was
perched on a Philadelphia pole nnd again
the Athletics landed the world's series,
winning their first one from the Giants.
In 1912, Mack met. reverses which put
his club In third place at the nnlsh, the
Bed Sox finishing first and the Washing
ton team second.
Last season, with what was predicted
to be a notoriously weak pitching staff,
the Athletics came to the front, thanks
to the splendid work of Plank and
Bender, winning with rldiculoui ease,
and only being out of first place four
days during the entire campaign. For
the third time the Giants were Mack's
rivals In the world's series and for the
second time the Athletics won the series,
winning four out of the five games
Tne standing of the Athletics today
shows that they have a lul of eight
and a half gam&s. Both the Macks and
I the Bostonians have eight more gamj
I to play. Therefore, If the Athletic Club
i lost all of Its remaining games, while the
I Red Sox won theirs, the standing would
Won. Lost. Pet.
Athletic! 95 57 .63
Red Sox 95 58 .621
In order to get his club In perfect shape
to meet the noston Braves, who have all
but won the pennant in the National
League, Connie Mack will give his regu
lars a rest. Just which onttt will come
homo from St. Louis, instead of making
the trip to Washington, has not been an
nounced. It Is safe to say. however, that
both Bender nnd Plank will be In Phila
delphia within the next few hours.
lpon these veteran hurlers will fall
the task of doing the majority of the
box work. They, therefore, will begin
Immedlatelv to get In shape. The other
members of the equad who feel that they
need a rest will take It. Their places
will be filled by the younger members
of the house of Mack.
Next Wednesday the National Commis
sion will meet In this city to arrange tho
details of the series. It has already been
agreed that Instead of alternating between
Philadelphia and Boston, two games will
be played In a row. This will prevent the
wear and tear on the players, who would
suffer greutly if they were forced to spend
every night on the rails.
The spin of a coin will decide whether
the first pair of contests Is to be staged
here or In Boston, That will be the first
duty of the commission when it meets
here and is the most Important as far as
the public Is concerned The routine mat
ters pertaining to the series will be. for
the most part, worked out by John Shlbe,
secretary of tho Athletics, who has had
more experience In this kind of work than
any man connected with baseball.
From the offlcta of Shlbe Park will be
announced tho method of procuring
vT M ) to
n t x mA4 A-4x J use
McQlnnity Signs "With Venice
PORTLAND. Ore.. Sept 28 -"Iron
Wan ' Joe McGUinlty, famous ex-New
York Giant, signed a contract with tho
elite Tigers and will be a member of
JA Tigers' pitching corpa the remaining
.t jvtv'ka uf tue season. 4 .
1 ee ) iitb "
awi I Isanti
HOW BIG LEAGUE TEAMS
FARED DURING THE WEEK
The post wwk'a rrronl In the National
and American J.earura of aramra wun and
lt. with run, hlu, rrrora and men left
ou tiuara. U aa folium i
IV I It II K I. B
Boston 8 1 4 g.'i 11 SB
Nw YurlC 2 0 13 57 10 81
31 I.oul. 0 2 3.1 71 IS 5S
Chicago ... 3 .', !! t)S 18 87
Philadelphia 5 3 IS II II
Hrookln 8 1 44 74 1.1 65
Plttaburgh 1 7 20 Sa 18 47
Cincinnati 1 0 3.1 SS 10 C3
Tie iinu Thjnday, September 24.
W. t, K II. ELH
I'hIUdelpbU S 1 40 71 1 28
ilon.Uy .....3 t 4D 80 22 r.O
Washington .. . 5 B 38 7S 17 62
Detroit 1 29 7 19 1
Chicago ... S S 32 07 IS SI
St Louie 4 i 29 (54 22 47
New Tork 4 2 27 48 1 2t
Cleveland I 1 19 M II 91
Tie cam Monday. September .21.
Gridiron News Gleaned From Leading Colleges
Football Players Enter Upon
Another Hard Week of
Training in Preparation for
Big Games Next Saturday.
BY EDWARD R. BUSHNELIi
Whether or not Pennsylvania will have
a football team of championship propor
tions or one of only mediocre strength
was not disclosed by Saturday's game
against Gettysburg. That 14-0 victory was
won by n comfortable margin, and pretty
accurately gauges the comparative
strength of the two tennis. At tho same
time, when we remember tho defensclcss
ness of Gettysburg last year nnd .the
smashing victory which the Quakers won
then by the score of 53-0, two facts stand
forth with great clearness. One Is that
this year's Gettysburg team knew more
football than Its predecessor ana likewise
that It displayed a better fighting qual
ity. A second fact not to be overlooked
Is that this year's Quaker team Is not
nearly so far advanced in Its attacking
power as was the 1913 eleven In its first
Virtually all of the faults evident In the
work of the Red and Blue were due to
lack of practice, an entirely new back
fiold and lack of unity between the back
lleld and the line. These weaknesses
were to be expected and won't cause the
coaches undue alarm. In fact, a 14-0
s-core for the first game Is much more
desirable than one of 63-0 proportions.
Nothing retards the progress of a team
more than overconfidence, and big pre
liminary scores Invariably contrlbue to
that. The Quakers still have plenty of
time to get In shape for their big games,
and the schedule has been ho graduated
that each Saturday brings a tougher op
ponent to Franklin Field.
After all the publicity that has been
given to the new rule barring coacljt-.
from the side lines there wns a good de.il
of surprise In the stands and the press
lxx over the fact that both sides Ignored
the rule. Tho possibility that this rule
might be violated or disregarded was
touched upon In these columns last week I
What happened was this. When the i
game started the referee saw Coach i
O'Brien, of Gettysburg, standing on the I
edge of the gridiron on his Bide of the I
field. On the south side Tat Dwyer, tho !
Pennsylvania assistant coach and trainer, .
was kneeling on the side line. The offi
cials mentioned the new rule and nsked
O'Brien what he intended to do, O'Brien
called attention to the presence of Dwyei
on the other side of the field. Dwyer
seemed to think that he was entitled to
n position on the side line In his capacity
as trainer, but said ho had no objection i
to O'llrien remaining where he was. I
Neither captain objected, and since this i
v.as regarded as a practice game the
otnclals didn't Interfere, nnd the two
men remained on the side lines through
out the game Just as though tho rule
Attention should be called to the fact
that neither side properly Interpreted the ,
rule. Knelt assumed that the rule ills- '
tlnctly barred coaches from the side linn j
and seemed to feel that a trainer might
remain there with propriety. Listen to j
the rule (rule xxlv.. sec. 4):
"All who are admitted to the enclosura
must be seated throughout the game. No I
person shall be allowed to walk up and
down on either side of the field"
Tiy any fair Interpretation of this rule
neither Dwyer nor O'Brien had any right i
on the hide line. But since the whole
rulcbook has no official htanding. but ! i
uccepted by common consent, any rule I
may be suspended or changed by the cap
tains of the two teams. This comment
Is not made In criticism of the Infringe1
ment of the rule, for there wasn't the ,
slightest sign of coaching by either side,
to prevent the possibility of which the
rule was made. Both sides regarded this '
as merely a practice game and wished
to have their men In a position where
thej could properly Judge the work of '
the players. But if this were only a
practice game It would seem that all the
rules should be strictly enforced and nope
waived, even by common consent.
There won a great deal of Interest
on the part of the spectators In the ex- I
perlment of numbering the players. This
progressive Innovation by the Pennsjl
vanla management was thoroughly ap
proved by tho crowd, and especially the
newspaper men. The onl deserved crltl- ;
cism that could be made was that the '
numbers were entirely too small. The
Quaker management IntendB to uee big
ger numbers for succeeding games and j
to have them painted on tha Jerseys with
white lead, which will be permanent and J
enable them to be seen distinctly from
all parts of the field.
There were no surprises on other grid- '
Irons, unless Cornell's defeat at the hands '
of Pittsburgh could be so classed. While
all tht other big teams won about as I
they pleased, Cornell seems to have been
fairly outplayed by the Pittsburgh eleven. I
Remembering that last year Pittsburgh .
beat Cornell 20 to 7, and that this year .
the men from the western end of the I
State not only had as strong a. team as
last year, but one with the advantage
of several weeks more preliminary prac- .
tlce than Cornell, this result should not I
have been entirely unexpected.
It lmily Indicates that what (t'vnell
EDGERTON, STATE COLLEGE
needs more than anything else Is more
Intelligent schedule making. Cornell has
had several bitter experiences In this line
within the last year. Last fall the
Ithacans met so many hard opponents In
October, nearly all of which were forti
fied with preliminary practice, that they
were beaten twice, scored upon twice
and held once to a scoreless tie before
they had played any of their champion
ship games. Last year Pittsburgh was
sixth on the Cornell schedule and this
year moved up to second place. Several
years ago Cornell's schedules were criti
cised because the October games were so
easy that the team didn't get enough
practice, and when tho really big games
were played the team was badly beaten.
Now the Ithacans have gone to the other
extreme. It Is not necessarily a dis
grace to be beaten by n team of Pitts
burgh's calibre, but If Cornell had played
Pittsburgh later the schedule would hav
No grime cheiulel ventorday.
rhllllm, 10; Cincinnati, 0 (lt game).
Plilllles, 7; Cincinnati, 4 (2d gnme).
IloMnn, 0; Chicane, 2 (lt game).
IIntnn, 12: Clilrnco, 2 (2d game).
New Vnrk, 4; rittnliurgh, 2 (tut fame).
rittalnirnli. 4: New Vnrk, t (2d game).
Brooklyn, 11; .St. 1-ouIk. 3 (lit come).
M. I,oiil, 3; Brooklyn, 0 CM game),
tinrlnnatl ut I'lilladelplilu.
rittuhurch at New Yurk (2 gamea).
Chlrago nt HoMon.
St. I-onli at llTonklyn.
M. I,milfl at nnniklyn.
Pittsburgh at New Vnrk.
ClllrnKn at Ilcmton.
w i.. p c. w i r.c.
nonton . SO r.rt 000 lMilIllrs.,. 72 74 ,403
New Vnrk 7 (11 .515 Itrnoklvn 70 7.1 48.1
Ut I.oula . 77 OS S.11 Plttsti'gh 03 SO 441
ChlciiKO.. 75 71 .514 Cincinnati 57 89 .390
A III Win, 0 Nt. I.011K 0.
Button. 8 Chicaifn, 0 (1st game),
Chicago. I: lio-ton, .1 (2d game).
WnbhlnKloii, d Detroit, 2 (10 Innings),
Cleveland, A New Vnrk, A (lat game).
New tnrk. A; Cleveland, 2 (2d game).
Athletic, 0: t'lilrago. 3,
St. I.nuU, 4: llofttnn, 1 (lit name).
M. I.oull, 0; Million, 4 CM iiHmi1,
0 lnnlnM, railed).
Detroit, 6; New Vnrk, :t (1t tame),
New Vnrk. 4i Detroit, 3 (2d gnme).
CleTelnnd, a; Wmhliij(toii, 4 (lat game),
Nunhlniton, U; Cleveland, 0 (2d cume),
MhlHIr at St. I.nuU.
Hoaton at Chicago.
Washington at Detroit,
Ne York al Cleveland,
Chicago at Cletrhind.
Detroit at St. Loiilt.
w. i.pr w i. pr
Athletlra.. 95 49 .filiO Chicago As 70 .402
rinntnn. .. fi7 .'.ft r,00 New York 7 79 .4S0
Waxh'ton 77 9 52s St I,oul. Hi 70 455
Detroit.... 70 71 517 Cleveland 48 10O .824
No gamea neheiluleil yeaterday.
Baltimore, S( M IjiuU, 4 (lit game).
ISultlraure, 1; ht. I.nuia. 1 (2d game,
7 inning, rallril).
Chicago, 7j Brooklyn, 8 Out game).
Chicago, Sj llrookljn. .1 t.'U game,
.1 Inning, called).
Murrain. 3; Kaneaa Cltj-. 2.
InilUnapolla, H; I'lttaburgh, 4.
(Iileagu at Brooklyn.
.St. I.ouli at Baltimore.
Indlanapolla at I'lttaburgh.
Unman f'ltr at BulTalo
w i.pc w. i, i r
Chicago 82 02 f,9 Brooklyn 71 70 .Hit
ImlU'p'lla HO 01 noo Kn City BO 70 43
Baltimore 74 115 532 St I.nuta 01 SO 433
Iluftalo. .. 73 CO .5-M l'ittjbtli 50 81 .409
Newark, 8; Jersey City, 5 (lat game).
JeTeey City, 0; Newark, a (td game).
Other clubs Dot scheduled.
W. L. P.C. W L. p.C.
Provld'c. Go 59 .017 Newark. 73 77 .487
Buffalo... AO 01 .SU3UulU'ore. 72 77 ,483
Rocheeter 91 S3 "91 Montreal 00 89 ,403
Toronto- 74 70 .314 Jer, City 48 100 312
Princeton Is Committed to
Open Game This Year and
been more properly balanced and the
chances for victory correspondingly
Harvard overwhelmed Bates by tho
score of 44 to 0, and If tho Crimson
veterans had been kept In the game they
could probably have scored nearly 1W
points. At Is was, neatly three elevens
got Into tho piny. The most conspicu
ous feature of tho work done by the
new men was the feat of McKllnlock,
a substitute quarterback. In scoring a
field goal from the 40-yard line. Now
Harvard, In addition to the Incomparable
drop-klckers, Brlcklcy and .Mahan, has
found n third such kicker.
Tale made good the prediction of Frank
Hlnkey, the now coach, and displayed
a lot of open-fieln work, which fairly
dazzled tho Maine eleven. -Maine held
Vnlo to a 0-0 score last year, so this
easy victory may be taken to lndlcato
that football will enjoy a new era at
New Haven this fall, Princeton found
KutRcra a tough antagonist, and had Just
about enough superior strength to win by
the score of 12 to 0. Like Yale, Princeton
showed considerable proficiency In the
operation of tho forward pass.
Followers of football are to bo treated this
year to a brand of tho sport heretofore frown
ed upon by sceptical coaches If the games
played Saturday are to be any criterion of tho
offense and defenro under construction now.
It Is a game not unlike the nttack last 5 ear
that blistered the Army when Notre Danvj
ciuno Ea.it and later oerwhelmed the Navy
when the Army de eloped tho Notre Dame
plas and sprang them on their annual rlvalc.
It has bon ono of the cardinal rules of
football for years for a team to get powes
alon of the ball and to kcp the ball no mat
ter what happens. Not to take too many
ohancea wns a law drilled Intn tho field gen
eral. If It was necessary to make a dlitnncc
lmpolhle by line buck or end run, then the
advice was to punt, kick tho ball o far into
th opponent's territory that it would lea
the home coal lino safe from danger. But a
close reading of the report of Paturday'a con
teats will ahow many of tho teams dlscountlnK
these old rule and taklmt chancw, openlns
up the offense and giving more thought to tho
potflMlltl-s of tho forward pas, triple pass,
crlascrnups and delayed passea that were lined
an successfully by the winning team of the
West laat year.
Vnle'a eleven astonished Its supporters by
uiIiik a wide open offensive attack, which
hrmiehf nnt mnnv Rpnie.ltfnnal forward passes
1 all started from a deceptive formation, lale
I eiiKlncerod six nut of eight attempts at the for
1 ward pa. eery ono of them for appreciable
I gains, nnd through Hi other Intricate forma
tions and pn'es showed a scoring poaslblllty
I that never before had been thought of In a
. Yala team at tho opening of the season. The
Blue had n- trouble defeating Maine, the team
that last year held the Ella to a scoreless tie,
i and it seems that It was Ftank Illnkey'a far
' alehted change of tactics that brought about
PRINCKTO.W N, J., Fept, !S. Tol Pendle
ton, who la famous In Princeton athletic hl
tor of recent years, captaining the Tiger
football team of 1012 and playing on the base
ball team for three years, gave out nn inter
erflnc Interview last nlcht on the Princeton
policy In regard to tho open game. In whl -h
he saya that he believes Princeton Is commit
ted to It for this year and maybe longer.
this new gume Princeton ma expect to be
scored on, but she hopes to score more.
IIANOVBR, N. H Sept. 2S. Despite the
threatening rain eaterday afternoon Dr. John
V. Howler, trainer, took the Dartmouth foot
ball nuad for a short walk over the hills of
Ifanowr. After Caturday'a game, he feels
thnt hla charges are too advanced for this
time of the season In view of tho fact that
1 nearly even man Is under weUht Curtis. f
Dartmouth, had few equals aa n punter lnat
I year, and yet word comes from Hanover that
' Clarence ittears, tho freshman captain last
fall, and Captain Whitney nre getting off
drives which average r,o yards. If thla be true,
Dartmouth will not lack for capablo punters
' OATtUSLB. Pa., Sept. SS. All of Dlcklnon'
I gridiron battlers came through 8aturda'a
' wime In gou.l shape. McWInney received the
i worst injury of the entire team. He broke tho
lone of Ilia second finger, and had to retire in
tho second ouarter In favor of Palm. Coa.'h
Harrington thinks ho run get McWInney In
Kbaue for next Saturday's game with Wash
ington and Jefferson at Washington.
' CAItUHJ-K. Pa.. Sept. i!S. Coach Welch, of
f'onway Hall, will glo hla squad tho first
erlmmase practice of the year this afternoon
Tl.ero are four regulars from last year's team
back In school. Including Ilandby, captain of
iho eleven thla year. Both Cnaeh Welch and
Captain Ilandby are pleased with the size of
i the rijuad and tho numrer of big men ghes
promise of one of the best teams In the hls-
tcry ot Tno local insiuuiiun.
LANCASTER. Pa.. "Sept. IS. The Franklin
and Marshall team arrived here from 1-chigh
unscathed and with hopes little blighted at tho
defeat by I.ehlgh. The reverse la attributed to
h fast opn field play of ib llethlehem col
legians, and the Inability of the local team to
Intercept forward panses, with a ad lack of
proficiency at tackling Hut thu acoro compared
with other jears la a good one, and the followora
of the Blue and White are consoling them-
l selves with this. Tho game with Punn neat
I Hsturday l what the coaches now have to
look forward to. and It will bo with an eye to
the weak points discovered Saturday that the
drilling will be done thla week. Captain Wehl.
1 who sat on the tench throughout Katilrdav'a
nma nlth an Injured shoulder, will be In the
' Penn game.
' NEW II WEN. Conn.. Fpt. M. Among
Yale men the ..olnlon la held that Head Coach
Frank Hlnkey haa devised the mo attructlvi-
i and mon original brand of football ever seen
j nt Yale. The rhowln of tho Yale, team
agalnat Maine dlicloeed noeltlea In all va
rletl of pasting, nnd exhibited the fruit of
I hn misterloua aocret practice that has Vein
f held dally the last week.
. MmnLETWN Conn. Sent 18. That Wea-
1 lev an haa lost rather heavily In football ma
terial through graduation and tho men who did
nril irme Uck thla fnll was evident In the
simc with rthode Island State College Satur-
1 ilav The line has been weakened by the grad
uation of Hteb Allison and Wilcox, while
I Illngeley at centre and Elmer Eustla at end.
who had been depended upon to help out this
year, will both be kept out of the games by
1 Pennant for Milwaukee
i The close of the American Association's
I race yesterday marked the end of another
tight battle for the pennant in President
( Chlvlngton's league. Not until Saturday
was Milwaukee definitely known as the
winner, Louisville being a contender.
PLAN 1915 LESLEY
CUP MATCHES TO BE
Representatives at Dinner in
New York Decide to Have
Four Picked Men From
There In n possibility that the trlstato
matches for the IttJbcrt W, Lesley Cup
will be far more Interesting- another year
If the plans talked over nt the dinner to
the contestants from Massachusetts nnd
Pennsylvania by tho Metropolitan Golf
Association at Daltusrol are put Into
Tho plan li to have four men selected
fiom each district, preferably those who
have played In poet Lesley Cup matches,
In nddltlon to the ton regulars. It has
been the custom for the team holding tho
cup to lay Idle the first day, meeting the
winners on tho necond day In the de
cisive nintch for the trophy. Under the
new plan tho four extra men from each
district will form a team of their own
and play a sociable match with the cup
holders the first day.
ANOTHER TOY DOG
SHOW TO BE HELD
BY FANCIERS HERE
For a Very Worthy Cause,
as It Is to Be for Benefit of
Red Cross Society, No
Tho Toy Dog Fanciers of America will
hold another show November H. This
exhibition will bo for tho benefit of the
ned Cross Society. This event should
draw ono of tho largest entries In "toys"
that this town has ever seon. A big 8t
of valuable specials should also help to
It was decided at a meeting of the fan.
clers to havo this shown an open on
for nil dogs of the toy varloty, so, with
nil tha other Inducements offered to
bring out tho exhibitors, nn entry list of
at lenst 200 dogs will likely result.
Judges wore nlso named, as follows'
M. Dunlevy, of Mc.tilowurook, Pa., to
pass on Pomeranians; Mrs. Uonjamln H,
Throop, of Scrnnton, Pa., Mnlteso tor.
rlcrsj Miss May Henderson, of New York
city, all toy spnnlcls nnd toy poodles;
Miss Stovell, of this city, Poklngeso and
Japanese spaniels, nnd Miss Mario Ca
rlllo, of Now York, who will pass out
the awards on all othor breeds not mentioned,
PERSONAL TOUCHES IN SPORT
The homo-grown and tho homc-mado
brnnd of everything In every land Is
rated pretty high. The farmer likes his
home-grown sass an there's an undis
puted class to mother's homc-mado pie.
That home-made hunch hit Connlo Mack
somo sev'ral baseball seaaons back. Ho
tried It with succcsa. He mado Shlbo
r.-irk his garden plot nn raised young
pitchers tilt he'd got a pretty classy mess.
Tako Weldon WyckofT, graduate. Ol'
Connie got that youngster straight from
BucknoH'8 college nine. The kid's birth
place was Wllllamsport, where Big Six
Mattv learned tho sport an' first began
to shine. The birthplace, maybe, didn't
count, but Connie saw a vast amount of
promise In the kid. Ho brought him up
three years ngo an' worked his cultivator
slow, so AVeldon wouldn't skid.
This year he works his reg"lnr day. Ho
goes rltrht in nn' fires away with nil a
veteran's skill. In five games pitched
he'll drag down three. An' that's enough
to show that ho can twirl that o" Reach
pill. For 22 he's goln' some. Mack banks
on him for years to come to help cop
more burgees. He's learned a lot In
Connlo's school. He'll stick, too, If ho
nln't a fool, to take some more degrees.
By A. M. Corrlgan.
".loo" Guyon, one of the speediest Tn
dlnns on last year's Carlisle Indian
eleven, hns announced that he will return
to the school, and thore should be Joy In
the Aborigines' camp. Guyon Is not only
a star football player, but has made good
on track nnd field.
Visitors to tho Olympla Athletic Asso
ciation tonight should be suro they are
not suffering with heart aliment, ns
whirlwind action Is liable to prove too
great a strain. "Kid" Williams, the
world's bantamweight champion, Is to
meet "Kid" Herman, of Pekln, 111. That
Is warning enough.
Oscar Egg, of Switzerland, won the 15
mllo tandem paced match from George
Wiley and "Jimmy" Morgan at the New
ark Velodrome yesterday. I'oor Wiley
and Morgan couldn't beat an egg.
J. n. M. Tho receipts of the "World's
Series games are divided as follows: CO
per cent, of the receipts ot the first four
games goes to the players, to be divided
CO per cent, to the winners and 40 per
cent, to tho losers; !0 per cent, goes to
the two clubs, and 10 per cent, to the
National Commission. Tho receipts of nil
games after the first four is divided 90
per cent, to tho clubs and 10 per cent, to
the National Commission.
The annual football season hns opened
and the gridiron warrior now makes his
bow: In helmet, padded suit nnd guards,
he steps upon the stage, to cop his bit of
notice on the dally sporting page.
Tersons who were so keen about bet
ting 3 to 1 nnd 4 to 1 against the nmves'
world scries chances n few weeks ago
are not offering nnythlng bettor than
5 to 4 Just now. It's quite likely that
the teams will go Into the first game at
Lajole, after making his 3000th hit yes
terday, Is reported to have said: "I
liopo to linger long enough In major
league company to bat out another thou
sand or so."
The International league season wound
up yesterday with Providence as tho pen
nnnt winner. Although the clubs put up
one of tho tightest races In tho history
of the league, the season was a financial
"Josh" Dovore is rapidly becoming a
second Ira Thomas. Ira Has fallen Into
moro soft money thali any mnn In base
ball, "Josh," however, at tho present
rate, will make a record close to Thomas'.
"Josh" wasn't good enough for tho Giants,
hence he was turned loose on the un
stable bnsRbnll firmament. He wns
shunted around the leugue, until he fi
nally landed in Boston. Now "Josh" Is
about to cut In on another big slice.
A parallel to "Josh" Dcvoro's good for
tuno In getting In on woild's sctles
money, because he was not up to tho
standard, Is found In the case of
"Johnny" Lnvnn. Last year Johnny was
with the Browns. Ho wns such an In
different performer at the bat, that when
Connie Mnck wanted a shoitstop to 1111
in when Barry was huit, "Johnny" was
turned over to tho Athletics Immediately.
"Hube" Oldrlng tried his hand at short
during Barry's absenco from the ganio
nnd played so well that Lavnn was not
used nt all. Lnvan, however, wns on tho
bench during the world's series and got
his full share of the coin.
Von Oh!, tho Athletics road secretary
and human dynamo, Is about to get Into
action. AVotld's scries aic his specialties.
Wo note thnt In another column of tills
edition It Is lomnikcd Unit the first busi
ness of tho National Commission here
next Wednoiday will bo to tos the coin
to ascertain where the first world's sm
ries games will bo played. Wrong. That's
the second thing.
Tho Athletics will havo an off-day to
morrow. The schedule makers inn t have
"doped" out Just when they would clinch
tho flngiand nrranged It so they could plan
ways to prevent any of the world's series
money getting away from thorn.
HOPED ARENA NOTES
The following wind-up bouts are siholuled
at the local rluhs this Herk:
Mnnd- Olympic, KIJ Williams vs.
Tui-Kliiy Kalrmount, Danny AVhoian
Wednesday Broadway, Terry Martin
Friday Kenslnston. not nnnnunrnl.
Saturday National, (leorso Chnney -vs.
With "Kid" Williams In flno condition, m
he always Is. and "Kid" IliTtnun In grant
form and contldent of at lenst outp dmlng rlia
champion, tonight's contest nt the oimpla
A. A. should he one long to ho retm'inbr. ,1.
Tho llttlo IlaltlmorcMn h.ts always been at hla
bent whcntvr " appeared In .1 loiu! rliu.
anil ri'ports arc that ho will nut be otherwise
tonight. In Herman, Williams will nnd ,i ti tuli
little fellow who nna fotulit his wav to th
toji with a number of tho iiardrxt little fell- wa
in the business. His contfd hero with l.oti
Iflana lnat s.ison la still woll reinetnt , re 1 as
ono of the liveliest nnd hardest hitting bnuu
exer stnKCrt in Olympln's rlnrf. and If lie outs
up as good a battle as ho did th.t tlim . .ml
there Is no reason why he Miould m no ono
AMU regret witnessing the bout Tin - nd
wlndup should be almost as fast as the wind
up. "KddlB" O'Kccfe. of ilda oltv, ml
"Dutch" llrandt, of New York, will 1 .h
contestants. Thoy recently met In a lo-muni
bout In New York and It was one 'if the '"
est seen In that city fur somo time. ' Jlmnn
Murray, unother New Yorker, and young
Dlgglns, of this city, nro scheduled In the ' rl
bout. In tho feeond bout "M.uk" ' 'ami i ell,
of TIoko, meets "Kddle" Rivera, of Soutbw uk,
and In tha llrst ono "Young" Wilson ta' klsi
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exwpt Friday, Aoto Rce. Friday, October 2d.
SEE N I LES and hit wonderful aeroplane flights. Flies upslda
down, loop the loop, fall wing over wing, drops 1000 feet.
BETTER BABY Contett and Health Exhibit.
BadUco" mirl of Death;" Oweni, "The Human Bomb;"
Buhler, "The Auto Heed;" Geer. "The Human Comet;"
Max, "The Diving Pony; " Billy Bouncer on hlj bouncing board;
Melodiou Tom Kenyon; The Elusive Water Lilies; Daylight
Fireworks; The Skaters' Bijou; Calvert on the high wire;
Mlrano Bros., he Human Torpedoes" and other attractions.
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