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EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1918
,EMT ONE YOUNG WHITE SOX HURLER WILL HAVE TO STAND FOR A CUT THIS SEASOj
EVERS PRESS-AGENTS HIMSELF, ' '
GETS IN DEMAND AND ACCEPTS .j
TERMS WITH FRAZEE'S RED SOX
Signing of Trojan Forecasts Sending of Dick)
Hoblitzell to Mackmen Moran, With BanV
Roll, on Trail of Southpaw
&LE-EYE CHARLIE MORAN, NEW
SOMEBODY IS ALWAYS TAKING THE JO Y OUT OF LIFE
fATIONAL LEAGUE UMPIRE, HAS
HAD VAF'D ATHLETIC CAREER
i the Jump" Is the Middle Name of Star
Who Coached Many a Football Eleven"
in Sunny South
drafting Into big league umpiring circles of Knglo Iyo Charllo
loran will bring Into the highest baseball judicial society a hectic
. In varied fields of athletic endeavor, for there nro few names not
m by tho versatile Tcnncssccan and few imrts of the country In
no nas not operated In the search or romantic experience. I'oowau
', baseball player, coach In both sports, trainer of athletes, scout,
re and huntsman nre nomn nf his fnvnrltn reiles.
.ftAttd tint nnlv hn- ttin nwlv AnltateA nrhltrntnr rdnve.1 nn milnv fll.1.
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d nnd In various leagues and States but he lilt played In every
Ion on a ball team. He pitched a cr.uplo of' seasons In the Southern
"then rovcrsed himself and went to catching. Ho covered nil the vlslhlo
ery of tho South, Jumping nil the while mcrilly from one big league
to another at tho end of each season
T.'t .Before his period of diamond nctlvlty, hnwover. he broko Into tho
tvMlege football game when It was real rlpo In tho Blue Grass. At that tltno
tXentUcky footbatl teams wero always captained by tho coach, who alo was
star player. Matriculation was a mere formality nnd the rollego
,reer of our hero was exclusively of tho campus variety ns distinguished
ffeem tho Indoor brand.
'i' Coaching football straight soon became his specialty during tlio fall
'psonms. iit success nt icxas a, and m. was bo great mat tuner te'inis 111
ttkat neighborhood found It ndvlsablc to sever athletic telatlons. It wns
inserted by tho opposition that too many former stars of eastern schools,
Including a good scattering of well-known professional bascbnlt plnvers.
jrere among nit miueies, uw tnis conieniion as iiiiucuii in vcruy on uc-
funt of a well-known lack of coricspondonce of names.
On-tho-Jump" It Moran'ti middle "ame. When winter time comet he
takes to the hunt and r.lvea Che Tennessee nnd Kentucky quail n run for
AMONG his athletic achievements there It none to which he points
with more prldo than that In a pos' -season Held meet among
ball plavers at Clnclnnntl ono year ho won the contest for the most
'accurate throwing to second.
Some Come-Back I or Johnny Event
j,fpHE word "temperament" never has been j-utlsfucturlly defined, but tho
- symptoms of the aliment are well known. An "artist," malo or female,
re afflicted with tantrums, who flinches not at the spotlight nnd will not
travel except In a stateroom, may bo said to he tempeiamtntal. Baseball
players ficquently posscst temperament! tho proportion being, pcihnpt,
about the bamc as among chorus girls.
rjj iicceniiy i-ing liooio gave vent 10 temperamental tantrums wnen tne
PV lflJllA liintnmunt ,,-rt a nllnti n,l In ,a.,, Inln tl,n .i,,llln , I..,., li,i -,tn,l,.
K,. WUW KlUkUllVtl, , kti lt,,t,.U ,. ..KKJ 1..1W .11(7 I'UUll f,,Il.-- .111,1 ' "I'lllU
iaiacK uau soiu an nis star piajert, rne gicat a garuener it viui.int
''with tho artlstlcstuff, and'hls hcnsitlvcrcss was relieved only by the manu
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Within tho Inst few days the baseball ceineterlc3 have been violated
and stories con csponding to tho well-known "Songs of tho Past" ap
pearing on tho Ictrola dltks, relating to tho outlook for comebacks of old
time diamond stars the .coming season liae been printed, but little note
was taken of tho fact that Johnny livers was alive, much less was an
expectant aspirant for rosuriectiori honors, llut Johnny blossomed forth
on tho baseball rlalto In Now York and announced himself lino and
. And the more astonishing point to the story still was that four clubs
EL? 4rr In o-.H Ion ,-itnti fir., mnntldiiml na lilflillnr- tii' lift, kni-i'lpna flirt llnelnn
. Red Sox winning out.
Vzv- tvueil iiil xrujan uimcu in ins unuuriii nisi m;uhuii iu i ill ,iuritii u
Vjwas assumed tnat no was a picturesque rum. lino iramewori; ior cnnging
vtniu nml hlrri ncsN nprhnns. but not further useful In hlir lontln nr other
o baseball circles, 'the veteran appeared Fluttered, worn and decrepit, and
y there was not an Indication that he could ever expect another big leaguo
? trvntit. Rut tho war call tn tho vouth of tho land and nubllcltv stuff re-
ll? kl i... i . i 1 iu.i. nrrAn nn.l ,t.n n.,H. n.,.i,.1AMf.il lll
Ka'alnb CUIllvuui:its IliiVUJiau lliuil Vlicvjt, Uliu mu luiiiivi nuiiuuuui llbklU
jVlayer now ha3 another bateball life confronting him, along with other
EVEHS, perhaps, Is well entitled to be considered about tho best
type of tho really temperamental player the game has seen.
Excitable, nervous, Illogical and erratic while the fever of tho
contest was on, yet brainy always anij ecr responding to tho lure
of winning, ho was ono of the grandest lighters und winners the game
ever has teen.
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PRETTY SofT hat Do WLL-. NO ifLp - voRSE "PEOPLE WHO fjeuE)
FOR MG- IM yoU MEAM. COAL -frt CRO5Sl.f0& GeT SEACStcK -G6T
at for S wo more, Troubles I rne Atlantic- I 5o sick ThbV
Bermuda a,mt I I TROOBLJ anyhow i The "boats are N6AHLY Die- '
Trie VJe.iT IMPlES- J--- V-..-7 0LT AMD V S
I rJO MORE COAL I i RAMSHACKLfc.y T
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PThey have ibe ) f of course Vou cam rSnMe - FRieNo!
f-maTcSeS Sm m? uace you- Uu crepe 6Er
Thev set There - ovt otak m a I ill aer Ybu ' ig ja
OhJG FRIEND OF MIME I FRlEMb OF COURSE YJ S A J
i sTAveD There Ten x. 7-Lmjr 'iwi
1 Years rather Tmans I T " V -vOv "jz$$
FftCe The teturkj ) 'gMgL
Hv UOnEKT W. 3IAXWKLL
Interacademic League Sea
I son Will Open Nov. 15,
With Four Teams
Evers's Diamond Career Has Been One Thing After Another I
E,.f CJINCC . the Old Trojan bumped Into big league baseball from
fc.. LJ p,.,, In iftfto l,n tmu tlf,v,t I77J i-ntnM hnM h.ltlpfl fit4t Ilinp4 tnndo
S19 runs, 1C5S hits and stole 323 bases. Tor his span of sixteen years In
K big league uniform he has lilt .270, but hit hitting docs not spell much
Trtien, his wonderful record Is considered.
Among some of tho high spots In tho player's most notablo career
are tho following:
He won a pennant ns well as a fortune for the Cubs In 100S by keeping
bta eye on second bnse and on Krcd Merklo at tho rarao time.
A He pulled down J40,000 In ono year. This was tho memorable season
,! 1914, Wnen lie JOinetl IIIO uravca us uui-viiuuis uuu inuicu niu main
I wheel In the sensational grind for a world's pennant. Ho received a bonus
Biof $25,000 for signing, $10,000 salary nnd the remainder In world's terles
i? money and another bonus for winning a pennant Ills total big leaguo
Pyilary earning runs up to $115,000.
K& Ho has never finished a season on a second-division team.
3Sj He managed the Cubs for a tew weeks one spring.
st'V He once lost nil nis. earnings ovemiKiii m mu icmu ouuu uusmcaa
IK He always has been hatca uy tne umpires aim auoreu oy tne uieacners.
He weighed 105 pounas wnen ne ursi wore u uib lu-ajiuo uiiuuuu.
He has written a book.
He has been on the Inside of four world's series purses.
He always has stood well with the newspaper scribes and was voted
an, .1. ..... .tn-i.nKI,, m n n In lltn nrl',a In tl,nl
ig'WF them an auto in mi ua tuc mua. u. mu ." ..-v -.,vo ... ........
EVEHS was the only player ever arattea out oi tne granu stanu. .
He was Invited to take a hand In a gamo at Troy when a
S7 regular failed to show up and has been playing ever since.
$ This Pitchers Name Is Due for Good Trimming
pfTMlB White Sox have a young pitcher signed by tho namo of "Constan-5-1
.i i ,v. .i,,,,. i,t immmUntnlv arises ns to what tho baseball
i -"wneiiu ujiu tuo muMtowv - -
'iribes will do to this young fellow. So many perfectly good names have
'keen spoiled by the diamond chroniclers that It Is highly advisable that tho
rlie guy entering professional ball with an elaborate monicker do his own
rrHran.lng In advance. Otherwise .. hasn't a chance to come out whole and
'la-m wav to be recognized by the family Bible.
i?? 'Connie Mack was one of tho pioneers to fall before the disrespect of the
I' feMeball historians. "McGllllcuddy" didn't fit Into any box scoro and
r-iiak" was the simple evolution In the interest or a neeaea Drevity. Among
F'1 athers who have failed to survive the Irreverence of the quill aro Schrecken-
V'gOBt, Pecklnpaugh, Konetchy and Wnmbsganss, while Matty and Alex are
epted as tne regular names oi iwu iviucijt nnumi rnoiub u mo uus-
wqrld. Shreck, Peck, wamny ana ivoney uro names inai any oasc-
buir can identity.
.Young Mr. Constantlneau may be .expected to have himself whittled
to '"Con" in due season. The abbrevatlon suggests possibilities for
levity that carries weight In considering a censorship.
vkiNAMB over which the critics stumbled badly Is that of "Cygle
",'AirUez" "Zbvsko" Is some Improvement, It must be admitted.
& ' Hut! not much aside from tho fact that It Is some shorter.
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ComisKejfa war-runa measure up juuug
S3 COMISKEV, owner of the. world's champion White Sox, Is
her' of the scheme to create a fund In the major leagues to provide
'! dependents of the big league players who have been called to the
' .The "Old Roman" will Introduce such a measure today at the
t'ot the American League magnates.
key's Idea Is to have the National and American Leagues set
'ivm to form a fund that could also be contributed to by players
Exhibition games could be played on open dates to swell the
Com.skey, and In that way all players who have entered the
r who should hereafter, would know their dependents would be
a seems to be a' good one and It is said has a fine chance of
.fcit'ptan to have both the players and the fans contribute, the
I MUtWJUnB exUlUlUUIl K-"ra fen?- w mid iuiiu, uu,u wiva
' y'ii-in8;v,who are having a hard enough time right now.
. WUO ,weuia not ara tn soma way to auuung; u
HONOR LATE DR. JONES
By I'AUL IMtEP
Although the 1018 football mason Is
still a long way off. the Interacadi mlc
Kootball League, adhering to Ben Frank
lin's well-ltnonn saslng, "Nexer put off
till tomorrow what you can do today,"
has compiled Its football tclndulo for
The representatives of Penn Charter,
Germantown Academy, Upcopal Acad
emy and Friends' Central, at the Feb
ruary meeting, decided that a rotary
schedule should be put Into operation.
Schools which played tho final contests
last year will participate in the "pining
games this autumn
The following schedulo was adopted,
the gamis to be p..i.. ,1 .m in - .. .i-
of the school flr-t mentioned -
Nnifmlifr H KnNiopnl r.nleim t
rrlriiiN' (rnlr.ili I'rim t lurtrr . litr
VoM-inliiT 1" IliUropal Armlpmr .
Cerm.inton Aiutlrmjt I'rlcniH I'rntral .
i'rtm ( liartrr.
NoemliT it lfriimiilon Aniilpmv r.
1'rlrnili' Central; I'ciui L'liurtrr i. KiiNco
EVANS SEEKS AN IDEAL COURSE
WHERE NO CLOVER, WEEDS OR
DANDELION PLANTS THRIVE
Would Locate It Among Sandy Hills, With the
Sea Nearby, Blue Skies Overhead and
Close-Clipped Turf Under Foot
By CHARLES (Chick) EVANS. JR.
IIAVn often dreamed of on Ideal golf bv wooded .tm-o ns nt
Honor Doctor Jones's Memory
To show the organization's apprrcla
tlon for the great, sincere and continuous
help rendered by the late Dr. It.ch.ird
Mott Jones, tho following was added to
"The Interaccdcmlc Athletic Associa
tion has suffered a seero loss by the
liatb of Or I'lchard Mutt Jones, for
forty-two years headmaster of the Wil
liam Pcnn Cliartrr School. From Its In
ception In 1S87 the association has bad
nn hettir and wiFer irienu man uocior
Jones. Tho first meeting railed for the
purpose of Its organization was held
In the nsbemb'y room of his school on
February 11, 1887, nnd ever since that
date the association has enjoyed the
privilege of his unflagging Interest and
"In the branch of nthletlcs, as else
where, he was a pioneer who visualized
the 5eclopn'Ms of the futuro and by
his ton taney and lgor htlptd pow
erfully to tiling them about. Not a tew
of the tules that hae made the associa
tion i-o successful for the last thirty
jiars arc due to his direction and their
wisdom Is proed by tho facUtliat In
several cases they hae been adopted
not only by other hcliool leagues, hut by
similar organizations of competing col
leges. "Tho Interacademic Athletic Associa
tion hen by rccwdi Its sense of the debt
it owes to the late headmaster of tho
Penn Charter School.
Where Swarthmorc Gains
Puss White and Nick Carter, tho two
best all-around prep school athletes de.
veloped In this section for somo time,
havo matriculated at Swarthmore Col
lege, which Institution appears to have
somewhat of a monopoly on the best
athletes graduating from Northeast.
White and Carter, as members of the
football, baseball, basketball and soccer
teams, helped to bring many victories
to the Archlxes and they should have
little trotiblo In adding to their athletic
achievements while at Swarthmore.
They hao Joined the basketball squad
and under Joe Fogarty s instruction
should blossom forth as cage stars,
It Is In baseball and football, how.
ever, that Carter and White are ex
pected to do big things. Last season
Cnrter was tho best punter In the
scholastic ranks, Ills boots averaging
fifty yards. In addition, he Is a first
class drop-ltlcker. While Nick did nil
the punting for Northeast, Wh'te 's
capable of punting within a few yards of
Boxing in Schools
Certral High School will open Its In
door track season this afternoon with
Episcopal Academy as Its opponent In
the Mirrors' gym. Neither team Is
overburdened with first-class material,
so scholastic fans shouldn't look for
What's that I You say Doctor Ker,
physical Instructor of South Philadel
phia High School; Is planning to start
classes In boxing. We hope it's true.
for boxing Is one of the best means
of conditioning an athlete. Can you
Imagine what would happen If two real
American schoolboys should get Into the
ring and b;ln throwing Jabs, Jolts
and Just plain punches at one-another.
course, but I have found It hard to
et It forth In words Frequently I am
asked what was tho best golf course I
"vcr plared upon? Which one I conlder
thn best In the eountn.or abroad? And
so on I have tried tu answer, but neer
to mv entire satisfaction In attempting
a reply I have tried to think over the
hundreds of courses on which I have
pl.ij ed, only to find lint I could not de
cide which ono was entitled tn bo called
best. Of course, I could always easily
separate the poorer com sen from the
better ones, but the leal superlative
evaded me. JJach ono of the flrst-c as?
fouries oer which I havo plased
mod partlculaily good In Its way.
I the arlety of excellence that makes
i" t Imlce dilllcult nnd that Is why I uso
nn- other adjective than best In de-
i r.hlng a course.
However stupid one may bn nlonc
certain lines th"re nre always things to
he learned from long experience and I
have had tli experience-. Although 1
cannot glibly tell ou of the hist exist
ent course I cm give you in Idea of
what I think the ln-st course should be.
The picture I off. r Is a composite one
On some of the most obscure courses
I have seen features that I thought effc
srrved place upon my Ideal links.
Seaside' Courses the Host
The Ideal location Is among sandy
hills upon the coast of lirltaln. I like
the wind in and out of sand dunes with
tho feeling that our little gioup of play
ers Is more or less hidden from the
worlel If that cannot bo (although as a
rule I like trees upon a course only for
scenlo effect or general pleasantness), I
would like the separation of tho holes
NT.W YOltK. Kcb. 14.
AGUOUP of heavy-ejed, eleepy, tired
baseball maBtiates, managers nnd
plajera slowly stumbled out of tho Wal
dorf last night after tho movement to
adjourn tho annual schedulo meeting
had been successfully carried. For two
riaSs and nights, principally J''0'""""!
.!. .. .-,ii,, nf our great national
game nut in some mighty licks to iegu-
lato tho pastime nnd at tho end I ad
every appearance of a gang of survivors
of a gas nt nek Tho only .inference.
however, was tint hot air was used In-
hte.nl of polonous npor.
I llut tho meeting has passed Into Id"-
I tory and tho scene shifts to the ,t:
where the Amerlc.ui League b. rons hold
forth today to accomplish the F. me
amount of woik in two hours Instead of
two days. Some Interesting s tuff '
about ti bo banded out, espccl.i lly the
schedule, which was agreed-upon a eek
nKo, nnd the usual u-clcs chatter bout
timid Tho swapping mnikct w II be
unnlng on ..II eight cylinder. i and cr-
haps some ono will tr to draft Lonnle
Everfl Rood Ires ArciU
Tho National confab, however.
. , i.... .... i. ,. .iniirl"! and
emeu "ne "'"- " --.- , .,
was tho signing of Johnny L vers b to
ltoston Keel -Son. Since s lg d m? ll o
papers to manage the club Ld narrow
has been gum-shm ig through tin cor
ridors of the W.ildoif. pleking up stray
bits of information regarding the pl.i
ing ability of Jawn J. l'.rs .1T.10 '?:
poits evidently wero goon
they tunuil on the electric imhf tho
Trojan was snared, lie will p , sec
ond baso and act as assistant coach next
I "'strange as It may seem Johnny was
In great demand after ho hael placed
himself on sale, lie conducted al of
the business hlmsMf. told cveiy one how
good ho was and how he could Jump
I light In nnd play the game of his I fc,
livers put his stuff ncros In such big
league stylo that the managers began to
fall over themselves to get his name to
a contract. No purchase price had to
I b0 paid as Jawn Is a free agent.
Marines Meet Cape May Hendricks wanted k
i, Jack Hendricks tried to get
Section liase at uooper
Rnffnlim-i T-Tnll 'n, rituen of Troy. It Is generally
j-r , bvitt.utt j.
Club at Cleveland, where each hole
Hccms to stand alone, nnd T love to hear
the 'hots resnum! against the still for
est Hut tho sras'de country with Its
sweeping winds. Is the belt for It adds
tne interest or balance of tho body and
careful judgment as to "hanging the ball
In tho wind," and this greatly nppcals
I am afraid that I want too tnurh
from all tho four quarters of thn Klobo
for my Ideal course I would lll.o to
havo the "rough" thlck-strevvn with
California flowers, as I found It nt In
ileldf, near San Franc'i-co. Then too,
I should like tho yellow gorsc of Scot
land nnd all nf the out-of-doors colorful
n'nnts but novrr would I want to see a
Kolden dandelion within a mile of my
No Clover or Weeds
TJie grass on mv roup-e should bo
like that at Sandwich Kngland no
elover. nnd, of course, no weeds. ,
For view I would ch'iose the Victoria
rjnlf Club at Victoria, H (' . or Tncoma,
or Seattle, or Southern California, or on
the sandv shores nf the National. The
golfer likes to s"c the ocean w'llli tho
ships golnc bv. T would chooso Chlraeo
sunsets and Chleiiro friends nearby and
l he clear skies of 'fv.xas.
With tho whole world to cbooso from,
hv hot tnke tb b-t fen- the esthetic
setting of my Ideal course?
In my net nrllclo details of my Ideal
'ourje will be given As spring Is only a
frwr short weeks away, polf clubs aro
already planning their openings and final
e-ourse changes. I hope golfers will find
somo of my suggestions usable In their
This deal Is significant Inasmuch as
.. ii.. t 1 i.iitLi olllti 111 1 f
seoind sncKor ior nit- ou .u. v...... -
i could not pay the salary demanded by
i..i,i ii.nt .tnlinnv nskrd for $0000
'and the chances are that he got It from
TNTTTRFn Harrow 1M needed nn experienced
IN J UKLJJ wUh lho du liut u
1 ' .. ... t.ii.i nis if in nn 1(1
Ceorge Zalm's Marine team from National l-oiwcrlnrtead a man fr.m
eigne Island will take the floor at bis own circuit 'm ??? ml In the
.--.ope altttallon Hall. Twemy-thlrd and ,nesses and stile of play of the men In tho
"'lrlstian streets, tonight for Its eon-j American i,mi
est wltb.Kav Cross's Sictlon Hase quln
.. i.i... i.rniiirhi Kiuffv to Boston, and you
can past" It In lour hat. Also Gardner
and Walker were mentioned and the
chances are that there will be a swell
mix-up before tho season begins.
F.very ono denies that Gardner.
Walker. Hoblitzell and ono other player
aio to bo sent to Connie Mack, but It
,.-iii iin remembered that denials ore
quite numerous, not to say common, in
the hot stove league. Harry I- razee Is
for nothing wns dono In regard to ttn.
Ing the plajera to carry their owniuj.
forms ll oni town to town, -iney wlin,!
shipped In tho same old way and Beam
Kauff can carry his eighteen euluj ,'
clothes as of yore.
Tho tax problem will como up toeUv
when a. committee from tho Natlomj
League, consisting of Baker, Hempstuj
nnd nreyfuss. will meet the Amerlct,
t.e.icuo representatives and nrrp . .
uniform se-alo of prices which w 111 tUjj. -1
inaie tuc uec oi vuo iicimy -
Wully Schang U tho only hoM.,j'
among tho recently acquired lied Sot.',"
but he Is expected to sign the paptrii
day. Amos Strunk attached his sljt
turc to n contract late yesterday aftn.!
At tho meeting of the llascball Writ.!
eis Association oi America, joe J(j.
son, of Detroit, wns re-elected president
and Joseph SI SleCready of l'hllsjej.'
pnia wns rrai-nn as secretary and trfjj.
urcr, which eniai oiuce nas neet) strtd'1
'n nn e-nllleio way only since t)ie el'itl'
nf William O Weart It also was i0W
to give tho faniPy of the Ihp str XVtin'
MOD from the treasury or the crltr
i esnr'atloii Tho matter nf having i
'eii'lll c.ime play-el In t'lillnilelphla for
the family of Mr Weart this summn
hit up for discussion nnd plans i).
"inly are under way to make this tvnt
i b'g i uccess.
The magnates went on ree-ord as con-
leiunlng the practice of rhih ow-nern ft'
nanigers making public offers for pl.
rs of other clubs Action was taVeN
lifter Branch KU-key of St Louis. hj
nviil" an earnest "neei-ii n whirh t,,
omn'n'ned nf th" orfers mule for Short-
i"D Horn.sby by the management of th
Walter Cralubead, who represented
nnsiiletit Weegtinian. of the Chlcan'
Club at the meitltitr. denied any Inten
tion of Injuring the St Louis Club In
trying to get the services of Horn?bJ
and asserted that there was an unilu,
publicity given to the efforts of tbi
Chicago minagemcnt In doing so
LOCAL CRACiTsiIOTS .
ENTER UPSTATE SHOOT
.. . ii. a uniie ii tv nr 111:1 v uiu .tit
, , nf Cape May. seriously . hand cappeet " , ' ! f, r It ata
The Jln w-li'eli rouoweu i.uui- .Miinan i n ","-",.,,. iin,itZell will
'ootb.UI war.lors now aPP-ais to be shows that 1 ck 0',"c" '
ilter the cage men. In the Unal prao- tladcd or wnt to .the At""
tlce Mike wi son, tne lo.mer orineast "-'- "' ,. )by , on thc dea
iinn iiiiiiciiui'iK ni f "vihiuij i
Billy Clcgg, State Champion,
and Others in Perkasie
Drained his ankle while scrlniniaslng
.lint be will bo unable to play tonight.
Wilson has been plavlng In gnat stylo
nnd Ids absence will no doubt slow elown
the "Soldiers of the Sea." The Section
Base team has registered one victory
over the Marines and Is confident of ic
peatlng the trick tonight.
Kay Cross in Charge
The vMtlng squad Is
plavcrs well known to local cage fans.
Kay Cros the former Crcystock play-
r. Is captain and coich and has for
his running mate at guard Wlttlg. who
Ills- lU'l ,..,..-. ,, , i ,,. IT
In tho maiket tor a imr" uaoen.v... .."
is flirting with Ous Cetz, of Newark,
nml it's a cinch he wouldn't spend real
mnnev If he was sure that Gardner
lllji liu , .. jv.
formerly spoiled the colors of ClirW TOlra c "" "'" ""
Church and De Neil, the latter of the ..j,,,., fnr Connie
old F.astcrn League. I.ublc, one of the
."orwaids, captained the University of
Pittsburgh eiulntct last year.
The line-up follows:
Miirln'-s Section Hase.
Anutlier Hccord Broken
Sillier Huggins wants Tilly Walker,
but after everv conference with Frazee
the Yankc manager leaves with bis
face trailing on tho ground lie cannot
gain any headway In the dea Co, n le
is saying nothing and his silence will
i.,, i,,.,i until ho thinks It time
to loosen up. Despite this, however, the
..., ....dr.ii emionc tho various critics
Is that tho Athletics will havo a stronger
Local gunners nro surely "eatlnj op" J.
hooting matches these divs Partot'
larly Is this so in the f oatlicrcd-tsmw'
"ami louay win see many I'lully wlaiH
suoih competing in a ui- uvc-oira ten
it Trumbau rsvllle, near Perkasie.
Plenty of pep should cntir the cora-1
petition, for the up-State wing shots anfl
the metropolitan marksmen will have ontl
grand battle vicing fnr tho pinnacle lion-1
ois William Clegg the St ite champion
Harry Clair and many others from tnli
burg will bo contestants In the up-''
state shoot The main event will be tl
nfteen or twenty filers.
Tho Quaker shooting contlnjrat'j
hould "tote-" home tome of the prliev
for In their representation aro sonu
nighty clever shots Clegg Is hitting his
birds in great shape, and, what's mott.
he s after tho top honors In Tucselay'i
Lincoln's Birthday flfteen-blrd shoot it
thc Cagle Gun Club, it Slanoa the KK
stone Stato tltlcholder tied with four1
"ther Phlladelphlana for h'Fh gun. with;
fourteen hits In the main event. Clair ll.
ilso shooting well and can be depended
on to do some rapid firing In the eporU
Mnorcslown filed .a protest against
Farr.igut, on tho grounds that Hanj)
Sloan, of Philadelphia, who Was oneot.l
xniingut's oest hcorcis, was not eugirw i
for the day's bhooting The leaguo rultjjl
inuviuu in u ii man iiiiisi ciuer too niwi
Sport? Served Short
Oimi liundrrd former eoMee athtr-trs abovn
the draft aire who rossena lho ability to pro
mote nnd nnrnnln onurli for lamn numlri
of men are needed tmnvdlatf-lv for mill-
inry canina in me rnueii .sintfa uud
France. It was announced tndiy by the
Vounjr Men's Christian Ansocl itlon.
Lincoln Hares, of Atttrhoro Marn wan
ebcted captain o the e'olby Collcflo base-ball
team Ho is an Intlelder
ItOBers llomsby. the hard-hlltlnB short
stop of the bt. Louis Nationals la still a
soldout. lie has returned his contract un
ilirneil. The outh who was badly wanted
by the Cubs has notified ManaRer IIn
ilrlcks and the Cardinals' club In general
that he will not play unless Iw ccts JSI00 a
The feature In the second round of the
annual fJoulh riorlda chnmntonshlp, at Palm
Uracil, although hi the third Uleht. was a
match that went twenty-six holes, Tho
last elsht holes of this bittle royal was
foiiRht out In an average under 4s. A. U.
Holmer. of Washington, wlnnlna- It from
J. U Hutchlnpon. Iluntlnstun Valley, tn
4.3, 5.3 5.4. 4-3.
lnle defeated Dartmouth tn nn Intereol
leetato Leafi-ue basketball came at New
Haven, last nlzht. 35 to 12,
Iter, rld-ten by Miss Marfan Slade, of
Southern Pines, won tho three furlonm
ladles' purse In the race meeting of the
I'lnt-hurst Jockey Club, finishing a lencth
ahead of Hallo, ridden by Miss Usiher
Tufls, of Uoston.
Rots Vounr. a vounc tnflelder-outflelder.
who flashed so brUhtly with the Giants
dutlnft the latter part of last season, sent
In Ids sinned contract for the 1013 season.
Scraps About Scrappers
By BILL HELL
i.ri nun in i in- .iiiieiiuiiii iv.iMvfin:iu .1..1. ii.in ioir limn kii:i: ui Luiinin
League don't n-eiu to stand very long ,,, f.mous machine In 19U U Is b.loic I o'clock Ucforo that hour Sloan'
The St Columba llvo has broken the J '' ,V to 1 eep tecrcts In baseball, and was entuicd by another gunner. Tin
hlgh-tiani scoring marks several times. I ;'a"! i,?nts droiiped hero and there it Is I hilly shot was engaged In another tray,
in addition to the single gamo Held- J'om, ", ,,.., tjonnlo will have a gang hoot In Camden and did not enter Ui
trnal mark Last nlcrlit It wns Hi,. In. believed " ,J-. .. ,,, ..im be tho cone.- of tho league test until after I
Kddle Klepfrr. Cleveland,
departed from warren,
for Camn Ie.
Vlr-lnU. with twenty-rtve other dratted
men. Klepfer acted as leader of one otoup
of elitht and was Given a Krcat farewell
F. W. ninrer. of Harrlsburi. won the
Interstate Individual amateur plceon cup
at the midwinter tournament at Kansas
The Western Lawn Tennis Association has
voted to hold an us title meets this year,
West rtraneh V. M. C. A. swimmers de
feated Swarthmore College tn a dual meet
In the West Urancb pool by the score of
44 to .
Jerry Gerauld, No. a In last year's Penn
varsity crew, hss reported for work, and
will take Bid Tlldon'a place tn the boat at
Harvard Men Give $5500
for Footballs for Army
A total e' 4150 Hariard athlete and
-militates have contributed. IS500 la the
to supplr foothalla for use of sol
dier in France and 1000 will be sent
Tbo ftrst 690 have
.toe. I.tiicIi, Jhal llltle In weleht, not
helsht firebrand who laid Kid Williams, the
former bnntam ehamrlon tow has tnrled
tralnlnv for his bout with Penny Valcer,
Her,dulrd to tako nlai.1 next Monday nlunt
'it lho Olvmplu A f This six-round or less
scrap will be worth po!nn miles to wltn'ss.
for heth bova arc hr.t on tho trail of Pete
ll-rniin. nnd. what b more ihey hnve proved
llwlrnl lilts to ulie xncl tiko The victor
In this tilt will most llkelv be matched with
Ilsrinan. with tho title ut stake.
IMdle VIead. manager of .Too Lynch. In
tends to keen Ids jounesler busy this month.
I i.iluwln Ids bout with Vnlser. he meeta
Terrv Miller Tuesday rdsht at the lironx
e luh, New "iork. for tho benem of Ibe nth
'eli fund of Company n uf the I4IUh In.
fantr llr lho L'."th Joe la scheduled to
swap perches with i:ddle Winder before tho
pitrons of the Keisione A. C of Pittsburgh.
Due VMley, who Is booker) lo meet Jlmmv
vylld,- at lho Liverpool Stadium. Liverpool.
Ma r, will meet Jou Mcmpll at the Olympla
A V l-ebruary 25 .Shortly after this bout
Astley will leave for the other side In an
atninpt tu win the world's Ilywclsht title.
Ldille O'Keefe. who staped a comeback
last Morday nlKht at the Olympla at the
cxioiibh of Charley Tounhey Murray, left
this cltv today for Iloston. where he will
swan punches with Tommy fehay Friday
nluht Jack Welnstein is arranalne another
bout for Lddlo la Iloston The date has
been set. February L'J, but the opponent
liiin t been named
Jne Tuber has taken under his manace-
me-il Vounit lluik Flemlntr. who made such
u Kood snowlnc In tho Tobacco Fund Show.
Tuber "III tutor I. la protege In tho fine
tonus apu wants to match him with I'atsy
Wallace. Joo Dillon, Joe Bradley or Jack
Chrl Cnsty Is worklne out dally In Phlla
delpnu Jack o llrlen's gim and expects to
start a campaign ngalnst tho local 118-l'.'U.
pound boys in a short time.
Only one more day until Joe Welsh and
uddle McAndrtws climb Into the Cambria A.
C rlne to settle their argument, lloth have
trained faithfully for this fight, and Johnny
Puma's patrons aro In for a fistic treat.
Four great preliminary bouta are also sched
If the National A. C. has been sold, ny
doesn't Jack Mctliilgan step to the front and
admit the sab? On the other hand. If Jim
Hockley and Dick Curley haven't purchased
Hi local tichtlng club, they should take tho
ll. or and deny tne many rumors whlcli origi
nated In Kw Vorlt
Another rumor, report or whatever uu
wlsii to call It. Lew rendler has been
it.alclud to meet Kddle Wallace, of New
York, In the final bout at the National A. C.
on b'aturday night, "Connie Mack" Jack
McUulgan cuuldn?t bo located at ht homo or
al lho club.
The United Service Club has ten bouts
listed for tnnlvht Tj.u,la Ilallev will referee.
The following are some of tho boys who vvlll
appear! Joe Ilorrell, Terry Martin. Joe
dividual field-goal record that fell by
the wayside, Liz Powell, of tho Hancock
Club, accomplishing the feat.
Tho former De Nerl forward dropped
three two-pointers through thc net In
the first half and seven In the second,
hi caking the former mark, held Jointly
by Trautwcln of Huncock; Brown and
Dunlcavv. of St Columba, and Doc New
man, of H H. I., by two.
Hancock look possession of second
nl.ice In tho team standing by easily
deflating Port lllchmond 47-10 Tho
oirs registered only two field goals.
In thc other game Glrard .won from
V SI. II A 24-18.
Unit No. 20 Arranges Game
Walter Dunn's Daso Hospital Unit
v.'o 20 will get into action after tevcral
weeks' lay-off, next Wednesday night,
.vlicn It tackles ltay Cross's bcctlon baso
cam, of Capo Slay, at Welghtmau Hall,
Tho dispensary baseball team of the
i-ivy .ird, composed of former prep
chool nnd college stars, Is anxious to
arrange games with either service or
club teams Those desiring this attrac
tion should communicate with Dr. J.
Sllchael Vogel, yard dispensary, navy
Y St. II. A, of the American Leaguo
Is on tho lookout for games with teams
'hroughout tho State Although defeateel
In the majority of Its contests, the Y.
M II. A club always has given the
other team a stiff battlo.
Iluttllng, Mlka Hums. Battling Qulnn. Teddy
lien, tommy neicnei.
Hear, Charley Smlth,
Maloney, Johnny (Jallen. Tomm
lteddir tlell 1.1111m tlene. CThflr
Wattling- Dundee. Patsy Dradley, Preston
Hmlth. Johnnv HArk- the boy pantomime.
na rnnsaeiphla Jack u unco win .iy -
DAUBERT ONLY DODGER
TO ESCAPE SALARY CUT
livery regular member of the Brooklyn
Dodgers, with the exception of Jake
Daubert, who Is still tho proud owner
of a 13000 war contract, has had his
silary submarined by President Charles
Kbbets Even Wllbert Boblnson, who
did so much In bringing the National
League championship pennant to Brook
lyn two years ago, consented to accept
a cut In his compensation for the coming
Several of the cuts were for more
than 1500 But despite this, Robinson
s confident that he will have all of his
players signed before he stirts for the
training camp at Hot Springs. Further-
more, he believes that. Albert Mamaux
will be a great help to the Flatbush clan
Best Catcher Had Trouble
in Heading Off TifCobb
liar Bctmlk. com. tiered the but btk
trolt rafff mftde nine Ht tempt and yot
In lhA Amerlran !.. . Ihrtiw nut
iVZ'"LiVTi-" V--."-7"" '"ii" !'"
ir.vooo oni Dnp mi it ir,
a war v
tisht of. them.
ittwia?. .. ,.:
tt mi Wftt
. . 1.-11 nlnffiM
01 ve era.. ""'-'" ,t nv ratc, the
surpris" i" " " : ... line
club can't bn vvorbe than those of U1S
lOlf, and 1317. when It won undisputed
possession of eighth place without
CrtTh rhllllcs loo arc beginning to look
Ml",; real ball club with the new play
ers tiooplng Into the fo'd Miles Main
the lg Pitcher. Is said lo be a bear, and
1 lira lley Hogg In expected to produce rc
'ullH when he hits his stride The vet
eran ntebl and the outfield, consisting
nf Williams. SMesel Plt'cera'd and
,. .i. ...in, Wh tted to fall ba.K on
ff he Is not grabbed In tin- draft will
lrelp somo. and the catching staff, con
slstlng of lkldle Burns, Jack Adams and
rlckles Dlllhocfter. will do good work.
Henelcr. Maer. Ocschger ttnndwarel.
pendergast, Buckles, Davis, Kaumgart
ner. Hogg and Stain aro the pitchers now
under contract, with Tlncup to bo used If
Pat Moran, however, wants a good
left-hander If one can be found. Baum
gartner Is the only one In the flock and
he has been out of thc game for a couple
of years He was ordered to report to
Kansas City, but ho couldn't see It and
played semi-pro ball around Phlladel
nbia it Is eloubtful If be will be used
this year and utter ho signs ho might be
used in a trade.
Baker Becomes Liberal
Moran saw President Baker In the
lobby of the Wnldoif last night before
he left for his home In l-Mtchburg, Slass.
"I want a Rood left-handed pitcher."
said Pat. "and I must have him regard
less of the cost. What do you think
"Go as far ns you like," replied Baker,
"If you tlnd the man you like the prlco
will bo no object. Tho club will go the
limit to get a first-class man."
Pat Is on tho trail of a couple of south
paws and hopes to grab one, before the
team leaves for Florida next month He
still has Jimmy Lavender for 'trading
purposes and It Js possible that Clncln
natl. who Is said to be sweet on him. will
come through with some sort of a propo
sition before long. Nothing was done nt
the meeting because Slatty was unable
to attend and Oarry Herrmann was too
busy with other things to talk about
There was much excitement before the
meeting adjourned when Charles Holiday
Hbbets, the Brooklyn squire, became so
Irritable that ho moved that all double,
headers be eliminated, this season
Charles Holiday first advocated the play.
Ing of double bills any old time In the
season and when his Idea was rejected,
he made the drastic resolution. Thin
also was killed and the double-header
ruie is me same an oecore.
o'clock- He made u tcoro of fortr
even In tho llfty-targct event, vrhtco
tave l-'.irragut a victory over Sloore!-'
town ,v three targets. J
jfio Sloorestown team contends that j
man must enter In person by tho tpecl-l
fled time, nnd If tho protest Is upheld)
by tho Skccter-state flvc-clpb circuit
Sloorestown will get lho match br ,
margin of four birds, as the next hlrn-
est scoro for l'arragut was a 40 count
MUST ENTER HORSES
ITNIIRI? PEAT. NAMES'
National nnd American Trotting
sociation Mav Mcrrro Into
Single Body 'ii
NI1W YOIIK, fob. II. Several W' .
poriant changes wero mado In tho W,
ulatlons of tho National Trotting Av
elation yesterday at the thirteenth M;
nual meetlntr of "the nssoelatlon. Cblo
k among these was the adoption of UnJ
committee report recommending "!
amalgamation of tho National M,
Amerlr.-in Tpnlllnff AccrtMntlnn. Thll
merging would result In the formation 1 A
unuuriii ruics anu prevent riii"-!!
from traveling from one track to "V
other under changed names. m,
Hfrpnfler nil Im-Ma iatrlntr n&rt I"
faces under tho auspices of the NatloMl,
Association must bo entered under ,
real names of their owners and must
appear In the published list of entries- J
Benny Kauff Happy
Evening Ledger Decisions
of Ring Bouts Last Night
, H.lI.TIMOKr-.llmm.J'npnas fM
fust . llfteen-round draw with llattlKt
liundrei Danny lirush won the rfef'W
elerUlon over Al Nelson In their ett
round lH.iit, . , .
CI.KVllLAND Jabei blto outpol.W
Vn Moore In ten rounds, .
. HAMILTON, Out, Eddie DortJJ
knocked out Pete Hrott In the secoM
.of their eeheduled ten-round bout,
CAllllONDAI.i; lllle Jarkion t
eTerjr round of his ten-round bent WW"
Kay Rlters, of California.
suits $i m
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Cambria A. C. . J flJ
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