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" THE FABMHR: JANUARY 6, 1915
f Heine, and .Abroad LATEST TIDINGS FROM SPORTjLAND i"" by WagH STOPS PUBLIC BOXING BOUTS ; . IN ARMORIES . Albany,. Jan". . -There, -will be no prize 'fights- in' State 'armories while Governor Whitman Is Govefnor. -.This was the declaration. of :: the . Governor last night, afters. settlijUR ... complaints filed wlth.Jhim by churches' and Individuals'- pt the -i.Washington Heights district, of Js'eir , York City ''against, gupposel plyarii?' for a boxing exhibi tion in the Twenty-second Regiment Armory. --The Washington Heights Baptist church' and- the United Pres byterian churches were among: the complainers. ;. j The Governor turned the ' matter over to Adjutant-General Stotesbury, who investigated and found an apT parent misunderstanding. -The plans of . the ' regiment -were simply for in-tei-company .-.bouts;? he . discovered, w J h 'nd thought " for public exhibi tunsr( " -y ' '!' ' - fTo' be on t the safe side, however, the Governor caused , word to be. sent t6 Chairman ' Wenck, of i .: the. State Boxing Commission, to issue no per mits fop ; public . boxing, exhibitions in, State- armories. ' , He .- made it . plain, however,', he has no . objection to matches among the militiamen them selves ' i . ' " .jiateur Athletes fla!! big season A: A. U. Sanctions Floating All i Qcr pouutry fo? Jndoor. i And Outdoor Meets ' ........ jt..,t.". ..".- - . v - " ' New or h,- Ja n." 6- Re ports received cl t Che' national headquarters of- tire Amateur Athletic Union in thts-'city . indicate a rerajriabW season" of ac t'vity on both indeed and - outdoor t'-acks- during the coming year. Ap I ications f or "sanctions are being re c ed from, all j parts -of the country - e . 1 it is predicted that 1916 will wit-r- .3 more- track -meets, 'both! open and c osed., than any previous year in the 'listory of the lift'.on, i Scores of sanctions .for the "holding " of games in almost evcoy -section of the nation, have been, granted by eith er the' national ,or divisional sj,socia-tionsi- of fthey A U. , -and i there yap--;; r ars to De no leu-np m me 1 h ese .meets taken , in conjunction with - the ' various, games planned by the colleges, ' universities , and ' InteiS c .i'esjiate bodies form .aschedule v- :.ic.h provide? board or cindery -track e":npetition in some portion of the country - fox 'alrast every .day f, the next six months. ..-,,. . ; l . Among the more important meets with the,de.te and place for the hold in? of the , contests are t the follow ing: '-'Illinois ,Aj C, indoor, Chicago, Jan. "20; Millrose" A-' A. indoor, New York; Jan., 26; "Junior-A. ;A.i,U. Cham- 'pionshlps indoor, New York Jan. 29; XJcston A. . A. indoor' Boston, Feb. 5; Johns' Hopkins. University, ,lndoor. Baltimore, Feb. 1 8 ; ? Georgetown Cni-v-?r.Hity,. indoor: Washington, Feb. .1.9;. Inter-coliegriate A, A: A, A.' indoor, : 'Mow "Wrrte .March 4: ooen air meet. New Orleans, March 5 and. 12; Middlel Western, Conference,, indoor, Eyans- . ton, III., March 17-18: Senior A. A. TT. championships indoor,' New York, ' March 18;' Missouri A., Indoor, St. Louis, March 18.. .;t ' Following these meets and a host of minor games, -fflrtl! oms t the dual -out-door track contests between the college teams of ' all" paryts of( :the states, ,''" April, May 'and fth early portion of June will witness hundreds of these dual.and triangular competi tions leading- ,up . to- the ( final ("cham pionship games of 'the various sections ' of the country. .Not satisfied with the prospects of winning honors; in their iwn territory v;. several of the stronger cojlege traci-and -fields teams are already' planning- to inva.de terri- ' tory ar removed from 1 their own campus and these interaectlonal, tests i of peed and strength promise to its one of -the most interesting ; fea- ' tures of the coming season. YALE BASEBALL TEAM NEXT SEASON, IS REPORT Yale men who are in a position to know . say the - case , of the' five ; Yale baseball players who (Withdrew from intercollegiate athletics last-fall' be cause of. violation, of the eligibility , rulsgcjavi'ruis unjjhir.bageijall, is, on its way to speedy settlement, if in deed th-matter hanoff-'at this time been j disposed of definitely, says Fair Playjn the New York Post, i ; , vi . v . Recent prophecy in this department that ' however the final determination of the Yale authorities may affect four of the men involyed, the fifth man, LeGore, will be found representing his university on the gridiron in the .fall Of 1919 and playing, baseball in the spring of .1917, still stands. Recent developments in the situation give no ground for w'thdrawing or amending it in any way. . - , ' " 1 On the other hand, nothing Is risked Jn saying that, so far. as veteran flrstf etrtng material is concerned, the Yale 'varsity, nine this spring will present a sorry spectacle. There has been hopes in. certain quarters that the Yale ' au thorities, might.see ' their 'way ideal" -to adjust the 'dimculry without action so drastic as will surely be applied, There is the :-feeling" ; among" Yale men "of high Ideals that previous ath letic officers at Yale were as deeply responsible for the juogup' episode as the players themselves wijre. The vi olations in question had been in prog ress for 4some time preceding Profes sor Corwin'a appointment as chairman of the athletic ; committee-' and It was he that took prompt measures to' en force Smore "strict observance of the rules as they stood.. , The players who' fell under the prae-t.-cal interpretation the stipulations had come to look upon them as dead- at' all.' CSE - LTFOKD BROTHERS. BTTY ET. UNION LABW, PASTS B 2 East Side and Woe End. T r- - .... I I SKI JUMPERS IN ' ' i ' ' ' ' - , -, ' , ' t ' " ' , v -. - " ' 'y, '-y ; "y -y y:-J) ' . mMf y '4y .t'.V t"tm'iHif til' iv. w zv$&r -y - yH f v c v - x ;r .r" v !-v- I ' f I i ,- i. . ., ..... ' -, r . I ' Stjoughton, Minn., Jan. 4 Ski ' JUm pers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and several other states are now oiling up their limbs for the bis tourneys, which are to come shortly." The recent heavy fall of snow in this sec tion, of .the country, has helped: the ; folio wers- of the ancient sport of Norway to enjoy their favorite pastime, With the big slide. '.here lnvreadiness for the tourney some new jumping records are expected. This, dangerous, bu. exhilarating ,iport jis'one of tne most spectacular" of all forms of winter exercise.; The. contestants glide down " a steep, incline, on wooden runners and, standing uprightr shoot' from a. takeoff out througi space, landing in soft . stiow , In the illustratipnt Carl Solterg-, ' one. ,of the leading Scandinavian, pkiers nt Wisconsin, is shown at tempting' to break the Jumping-record.- .. ?: '.-'-..; ' '-.''J '''. 'V'' ;. " .":''! ' '""'.' T ;' . -. N los? angeles ; signs change for: Manager Ios ; Angeles,. v Jan. 6- Frank Chance, former- manager of the Chi cago 'National league team and the New Ybrk: Americans, - will .manage the Los Angeles Pacific Coast league team this year, it was announced last night ;; by 'john Fi Powers, president of the local 1 clubl Chance will pur chase a one-third interest in the club, Powers stated. ? ; i '-- , . - Jimmy Callahaii, ' agreed to manage Los Angeles about a month: ago, ; but was allowed to withdraw when he got a chance t to i act as Pittsburgh man ager. .i ..." . p MANY FOOTBALL STARS . : ' . ARE TENNIS EXPERTS v In the mind of the average follow er of sport, there is a wide gulf be tween footbaH and tennis yet a num ber of husky collegians epend : their springand summer tin wielding a -racquet .and, find themselves., fit in ' the fall for strenuous season of ' 'varsity gTidirop work, i Thie is no. new .an gle to the ' court game . for .2 0 years ago l the ; college athlete . was mixing football aryi tennis but ' not to ' the extent that prevails ' today. , Robert E.-' Wrens, the- retiring ; president . of the National Lawn Tennis association, and George - T. Adee, who.- is slated to 11 succeed him, were .rival quarter backs . in... the 1 famous Yale-Harvard game Tat Springfield in 18 94. Wrennj gave the- signals ifor Harvard while Adee acted as field -general for Yale and made ;the All-American eleven of that year. . :K . j - : .; :' ' " Veteran football ""enthusiasts will neyer forget thats game.. " Yale "won 12 to . 4 but only after a battle which was more like- modern warfare than football . ( Players were '.carried off the gridiron .in relays and, the side lines resembled a field hospital. . 'As a result of trie -.conflict -the two uni versities decided , that! they had enough - football to last for several years and Harvard and Yale'(did not meet on the i gridiron again until 1897.- ' ?-..:', . ANNIVERSARIES 1 OF RING BATTLES 1914 Freddies, Welsh defeated Frankie Whitney in 10 rounds at At lanta. . As a result of this session In , the Georgia metropolis, ... Whitney has gained a . wholesome respect for the Welshman's prowess;' .and he has never Joined in the anvil chorus -of those who. denounce Welsh. The Ce dar Rapids lightweight has fought a lot of good men,- including Charlie White, but he. declares that Freddie kept him busier than all the other boxers he had ever' niet combined. "During thoaa ;10' rounds in Atlanta," said Whitney not long ago, "Freddie showed me more boxing skill than all the eighty y or ninety other : fellows I had fought' up to ( -that " time. - If Welsh is half as good now as he was two 'years ago, none of. the boys have a chance with him over any route up to 20. rounds.'" Whitney has been scrapping in Hhe roped arena., since 1908, and he "has. fought, enough, ef the top-notchers to know boxing when he is up against .it. , . .. ' 1882 -r-f. -Jack Dougherty, v welter weight boxer, born at Radford, Eng land. ' " - THE NORTHWEST OILING UP FOR A ' '.': RUSSIA GRAFPLEn:l HAS NEW DEFENSE ; ' New York, Dec, 6. An entirely new and novel method bt : defense was shown in; the bout between Zbyszke and Zelesnow, the 11 Russian, who on Tuesday' night stood off Aberg to a draw in a bout limited to 30 minutes in the wrestling., tourney at the Man hattan Opera House. ':;'.:?-?','.'-. The. Russian i went on with Zbyszko in a ' catch-as-catch-can f bout. J and every time the- Pole got his opponent on -the mat the Russian would curl up into a human ball, xwith his knees up to his ohih, and holding his toes with his hands. Zbyszko wni'M then start to .untangle Mr. Zelfesnowv and sud denly -the latter -would .shoot up like a JaekJ-in-the-box and get on his feet. ? The Russian baffled Zbyszko for 20 minutes to a draw, and was , heartily applauded., .- .'. . ,y'6'., , -.. Doc Roller, who returned from Cuba yesterday, .reappeared, in the tourna ment,' and as soon as he saw a state ment to the effect that ' he bad been thrown twifce. in 40 minutes, by Mort Henderson, the "Masked Marvel,", the Seattle medic became very muchiex cited. i .. v ;''.:.' .'. f There is not a word of truth- in it,-" said "the Doc with fire in his eye. "I wrestled Mort ' Henderson . in Altoona last November, and while he won the' first fall In 40 minutes, I took the sec ond in 20 rninutes. As Henderson re fused to - come out for the third fall, the match necessarily went to me. I have 81,000 that says I can throw Henderson "in 40 minutes."' ' .- Then ; Roller turned : to Ed Pollard, manager oz the "Masked Marvel, ' and said:, ''''..:.- 1 . '.. - ,..;.. ; '" '"If Henderson is the Masked Marvel,'- my proposition . holds good." "I can't speak for vMort Henderson," re plied Pollard, "but the ;'JarveI' will wrestle you any jime." ' '- No Alibi For Bob FolweU If He Fails - Wjth Penn Eleyeii Philadelphia, Jan. 6 Charles Whar ton and Harold Gaston will be chos en assistants to - Bob FolweU, new head coa,ch of the Pennsylvania foot ball team . for 1 9 16.'.'-' One moire as sistant will be selected later, but the man has. not been decided upon , as yet. Neither Whartori nor . Gaston have been officially appointed, but both FolweU and . Wharton Sinkler, chairman of the football committee, declared yesterday that these men would be offered tie positions. . Wharton ' was line i coach during the past season. In which the line was the. only dependable pari; of the Quaker machine. After the Dart mouth game last season Wharton de clared that he was. through with coaching-, " but it is believed that he -will reconsider his decision. ' Gaston will again have charge of the scrubs. It was generally-believed that Bill Hollenback - would be appointed Fol well's first assistant, ,but the new head coach intimated yesterday., that the football, committee is opposed to this plan ' and that another man will be selected to handle the backfleld candidates, Just who this man will be Folwell refused to say. In talk ing over the situation at the training house Folwell stated that he expects to sign his contract Friday. VI ask ed only for a one year contract," he declared, "because I am confident that I can make good in that time. I will take blame for, a poor season and if we have a first rate team I expect THE BIG TOURNEYS SALE OF CUBS TO WEEGHAN FOR, $500,000 1 " Cincinnati. Jan, 6 The. baseball dove of peace began its last flight yes terday when Charles W. W"eeghman, former owner , of , the late Chicago Federal leagiie club, handed over his check for $100,000 in part payment for the ' Chicago Cubs to . Charles P. Taft, owner of the Chicago club.. At the Eame time the announcement was made that the peace committee meet ing with- the National Commission had reache'd a. tentative" agreement as . to the International league trou bles, .: ...'-''-.: , ; 1 '.''" Formal, announcement that Weegh nian had obtained the Cubs was forthr coining from Mr. Taft after a lengthy conference with Weeghman and Har ry F. Sinclair..; i . ; ... . At the . conclusion of the meeting Mr. Taft emerged, from the room and announced that he had sold the Cuba to Weeghman for $5O0l000, the for mal . contract to.be signed on Janu ary 20, when Weeghman will pay the other 8400,000. : , "; ' ' "It Is a cash transaction,' said Mr. Taft. "Mr. Weeghman has purchaa--ed 90 per cent, of the Cub stock."- The Cubs will play at the North Side park in . Chicago, formerly used by the Federal league; club. Weegh-t man takes, over the West Side ball park on which, Charles ;W Murphy holds a long lease, but ' Taft prom ises to assist - Weeghman to get , ridj of the property within two yearsj Weeghman. will pay $12,000 a year for the lease of the old" park. ' ' i . The negotiations for the acquisition of the Cubs by Weeghman were starts ed some weeks ago, at a .time when" ttf was believed that baseball peace wast pending or at least possible.' The or iginal negptiafeons were with Harry Fl Sinclair, who only a : few months before had become interested In the Federal league. Sinclair was a prom inent factor in the- peace negotiations!, but according to his own statement, Weeghman is the purchaser and will be v the president of the -Cubs. Sinclair, who ftwns 40 or 50 -of thj Federal league players, said fhe will not dispose of them until he has.'been definitely assured that he cannot buy the Giants, In the 'event that he is successful in acquiring the New York club he , will endeavor to keep ' the stars for himself And sell. the others. If not " successful he will seil all of the players whose contracts he con trols. . - - - King Cole, Pitcher. on Yankees, Is Dead Bay City, Mich., Jan.", 8 Leonard J, (King) Cole, pitcher of the New York American league baseball team and formerly with the Chicago National league club, died at his home here today. He had been seriously 111 for several weeks. Cole was forced to leave the Yankees because of tumors.- ' A the credit. I knew little abeut the material at -' Penn, but you. cannot tell me an institution that, has 7,000 undergraduates cannot turn out a great , team." ... Farmer Want Ads. One Cent a Word YANK OWNEI CONFIDENT OF GETTING MABEE New York, Jan. 6 Col. Jacob Rup- pert and Capt. T. L.. Huston, owners of the Yankees, returned yesterday f rom the baseball , meeting, in Cincin nati. Capt. Huston, when ..asked if he had obtained any new players, re plied that, on account ' of the negotia tions being carried on by Harry Sin clair for the purchase of the Chicago Cubs, little progress had been made toward signing any Federal league stars for the Yankees. 7 He added . that Sinclair' and Col. Ruppert hoped to get together for a chat next ,week. At this : time Col. Ruppert expects to land' several tar players of the Federal league.- One of 'these players will be Lee 'Magee, the former manager of the Brooklyn Feds, while another is said to- be Eddie Rousch, the outfielder of the Newark Feds. ; . " ' "Sinclair values Magee.at a'.high figure," said Capt. Huston, In discuss ing the chances of the Yankees secur- Bing the second baseman. , ''But we f expect to . have him playing with us next season, either at seeond or In the outfield. - This wl be up to Manager Donovan."'. ; ; JIMMY CALLAHAN, HEW PIRATE BOSS; GREAT STRATEGIST "James J. Callahan, who succeeds Fred . Clarke as manager of the . Pitts burgh. Pirates, was born in Fitchburg, March' 18, 1874, and Is ' accordingly, in his 42nd , vear. ; ' His first- baseball ex perience was acquired , as a member of the Pepperell team, , semi-professional. He was given a tryout - with the Phil adelphia Nationalsand in 1895 went to" the - Springfield team ; of the Eastern league as ja pitcher. ' His success was pronounced and in the ' fall of that yeary he was drafted both ; by,: Pitts burgh and Kansas City. W r In the draw,. Pittsburgh vlost '.the man who, 20, years later, -was to be come manager. However, Kansas City wasnlt to j enjoy its tfumph long,' tot in 1897 Callahan was acquired , by - the Chicago , Nationals and there he re. mained through 1900. . M -.'. ' ' It was in 1901 that Callahan went over1 to. the White Sox as a pitcher.' His hitting had always been good and the following - year he pitched part . of the time and played the outfield when- not jworking .on the! inounl.: In 1903. key"s outfit and played third, base, his batting average that year being .290. A year later in 1904 Callahan re signed the'- managership . and , Jn '.. the succeeding year j Jumped r, organized baseball to . take hold of "the Logan Squares, an' outlaw team.; There, he remained until 1911, when he returned to the White Sox as outfielder, being named manager 4n 1912, andholding on until his Resignation at the close ef tke 1914 season. ' , ,'";.' , ' Callahan Is,- a master of the art known as "inside baseball.". He is credited as being able to" get; every ounce of what results are possible to get; and-, it is said his knowledge of the game- is surpassed by few men ,in the national pastime. . ' ?. ''.- One thing that is, said about the new pilot is that" lie possesses the .knack of installing his own confidence nto -the men under him! He doesn't know the meaning of ; the. 'word' "qu't," and whenever ' there is a chance worth fighting for, he is In there fighting. ' . While he! is opposed ' to rowdyism and roughneck, tactics, he' insists upon his players going after everything - in sight, and loafing is one ol! the signs that - no' Callahan player is able to atone for.' This being the case,' there may be bright- things. .in, store.- for the baseball fans of Pittsburgh. , JONES ill CHARGE 7 OF ST. LOUIS CLUB J St. Louis, Jan. . Fielder Jones, who managed the St Louis Federals last season, took managerial charge of the iSjt. Louis Americans yesterday. . He also Decaime second vice-president of ..he club. ' y ' . ' i .- s- , . '. . It developed that In the Onal agree ment, to the transfer of. tite St. Louts Americans, to t the ' hew owners IM1 Ball, Otto -Stifel and associates it was Iprovided that Colonel Kobert Lee Hedges, retiring- president of the club, (Should pay, the syndicate that handled, the deal $6,00 which, he received- from rthe Boston Americans for Catcher Ag ncw, Tlie latter was sold to Boston before the peace agreement was signed, but after the syndicate headed.. by Walter Orthwein and Cal McDiar-1 mid had obtained an opinion on ' the .St. Louis Americana... - ' " The syndicate, however-, took over all "debts of the elub, inchictmg the 185,000 Judgment in favor of John 0Connor,. fornier manager of the- crubv .;whieh was affirmed ,by the St Louis. Court of Appeals, yesterday,, Koly Name rs Clash In Two Games Tonight Tonight's games ia ih& Hofy Name league should be u-p. ,. to i t.heir- usual standard as a lot depeaes n the re-, suits. Three team tied for first place, means something when the boys come together and fight it ' out for first place honors. Basketball is uncertain and when the St.- Mary's and Sacred Hearts come together in the first game should the Hearts, who are- holding down last place, come across with a win it will upset the standing quite, a little. . , ; , St. John's and St. Charles' will set tle the dispute as to who is entitles to.? first place. , , Dancing will be enjoyed after the games. Music by the Holy Name Or chestra. " " .... FUNERAL DESIGNS AND "j BOUQUETS, JOHN Ui-Ct. vv GN, . ! RTvWLtt BIGELOW WANTS HARTFORD Two - important moves in the excit ing campaign to organize the Eastern asociation took place yesterday. J. H. Clarkin, the ' Haj-tford insurgent, failed in bis effort to induce Major Stoddard of New Haven to desert the Eastern and F. H. Bigelow, the Wor cester sportsman, announced that he wanted to place an Eastern franchiri in Hartforfd. , Bigelow has gone , ito Hartford today to seek a site for' a park. , Bigelow declares that If he can't get a franchise for Worcester he wants one in Hartford. Clarkin invaded New Haven in an effort to see Major Stoddard but was unable to get any nearer than trie Major's business representative. The latter t informed Clarkin , that Stod dard wanted nothing to do with the merger plan. Jack Zeller, the East ern organizer, was in New Haven yes terday, too. He declared everything was working , smoothly and that a circuit of six clubs would surely be announced before January 17.' , The University of Michigan football schedule, which has. Just been issued," indicates that . the westerners will play oilly one game away from- home. That will be the Cornell contest' at Ithaca, N. Y. , : J- - 1 ' - h ' ' Lew Bodie, the western giant. Is the latest seeker after ring honors to in vade New York. In the event that Coffey s beats Moran tomorrow night Bodie will get a chance to meet Coffey DRUftlMIE AND HENNESSEY H ; WATERBURY IlllUlfl I i-' y -;. ,c ft i - ' YOUNG McAULIFFE MajjagSer Fitzgerald who looks after Johnny, Drornmie in addition to managing- Joe Shugrue, sends, the follow ingr: - ' :-': :'.-'r ' '' ; ' ! ;5WIII you. kindly inform the 'fans tliat Johnnie Dr-uxrxmie, who . meets Youiis MacAuIiffe, and Jerome ,Hsn nespy ' who . meets Tommy. Shea,- at Bridgeport, n January 1Q,V have ar rived ' in Waterbury and are putting on the finishing- touches to their train ing at Mulligan's new quarters. Both of these boys are practically In first class condition , and within strik ing distance of the weight agreed up on, and will not have any difficulty in making weight. . They have had. the benefit of Joe Shugrue's coaching, and Fans Attended Games ' But Highi Salaries ffiEade Magnates Lose - ' i SteTT- Torfc. Jast. 6 4r, eae is to be lieve ati ' the barS things said; abot the -baseball seaaon e-f.:l915 at the re Cent meettngs. of ' the major league moguls in New York, .and Chicago the champiofishrp- eampaign which wound up with the. woriqfs- series, between the Red Sox;. . aad Phillies scarcely 10 weeks ago surely was a pretty . tottEb old proposition.. Already the club own ers are predicting better things- for- the; future and laying no small stress on the anBottnoement. hat last yeax- the taoney makers were - few- a-ad far-, be tween and the toaefa- as- pteatar- as- epi grams j in one. of. Jin. Gatffney-' Gpeechea. ! - ! Baseball t IlEr probably- was not. a brilM-ant success for many owners; but was this- because- of the managers' own increased expenses- or because there had; been- s fathng- off ia interest in the game itself :"$oaie of 'the owners., would place the- blame, on the shoulders of the, fans many of them ypouM; but the fact , remains that the, Je.na did very well., . The exact and- oStcial ftgwres- are not -at hand they never a,Fo4 but careful estimates from day to clay from one j end of the season-of 1916 to the other and not including the world's series in mid-October show that the cham pionship games played by the 16 teams in the American league and the National league last year were (Wit-1 nessed by approximately 6.2.19,800 people, of. whom 3,235,400 . saw the ! National league matches and 2984, 400 saw the games which made up the American league championship race. HANDED OUT BY WAGNER Howard Drew, the colored sprinter who is Attending- college in California, is coming- east to appear in the Mill rose A. C games in New York, Jan uary 26. ' . Moose Miller, the Washington Glee club football star, has organized an indoor' baseball team In New Haven. Johnny Nagle, another Glee club player, will catch for the team and Clyde Waters, who played quarter for the Glees against the Remington Arms here, will cover "sbotstop. ..Teddy Hubbs, who fought several times la this city last year, was sched uled to box Kid Reimer in East Hart ford ast night but did. not appear. The Pittsburgh Federal league club has formally gone out of business. Owner G winner . says he Is out of baseball, after losing 8100,000 in the Federal .venture. When asked what he would do with the players under contract he said 1 he might put them to work on his farm. He has to pay them anyway, so he might as wri' get some use out of tire 'noble- ath letes. : :- ..!'" Basketball fans would be pleased to see Manager Leavy sign Joe Drey fuss as a regular member of the Blue Ribbons. This youngster Is one1 of the best players In the game today. He is very popular with local fans. Beckm'an was on the sidelines last Tuesday night but on account of his recent poor showing- was not sent into the game. . ' TO DO TRAIl!li!0 will enter the' ring Monday night pre pared to give Connecticut fans same fistic fodder to talk, about for yea.rs. Srummie has; been manWng- several sparring" partners around, and his hard, hitting' has caused several to quit. He has developed, a left took that is the nearest approach to Charlie White's renowned (punch, that" I have error set-ri. I "confidently expect that , hie will stop Mac Monday night and. be the .irndLts puted f eajOteexweigirt efiampiori of the state, as this new punch which he calls his Torpedo' will sink; jayibans-' 1 Lirry WHIiams Is traininar hard for his clash in tire semS-fEnal with. Sailor- McGrath. and the prelim iirrary be tsresn Mo3e FarreH and. KM Albcnrts also- looks, promteing. Tttes total isrEri- casmpaxe. fa.vora.bty with any that, ever- has been reached in the- history of the twt,.&tar base ban, organiatio-rts of the eottntry The attendance- at the 11 cities rep csnted: inj tlW tw cr8ui"t ran from ff64ao:0 fter ttt Whit Sjox; ottfc last Chi cago fiown to SJXftftfl for tb much battered Ciiefeimi. , Indians tn tfeo same leaguk.' Under- ojrdtnary condi tions most of the teams wouid have made money of come out ewa on the attendance showing of the;' years, and it was high ealnrtes- and. t3fc baselall war-, not the falln otf to patronage by-tte fa.rwt. that set. 19-15 down as an oflt y4ar in. major- ieaaru-e? basabalt hlS" FJf A. W-VS HERE. Lima, Pem. Jan... 61 The President asks Congressional authorization f or- contract for- a $15,000,000 loan in tho 'tj&itea; gtatea. ESLtECTRJEO- SPARK. OAT7SES- 2Oe0O FTlUl New Brunswick, Jam 6- Fire caus ed by a, erasoHne- exphosioii, creetroyed the- ptemi of the Lake- Ru-th Manufac turing Company .at Spotswood. for merly used y .Bernard McFaddt-a in his Physical Culture City as-a publish ing, plant. The loss amounted to S20,-. 000. 'An employe of the plant was carrying an electric light with a- ions wire attached - through the naptbs room when a spark ignited fumes from several hundred gallons of gaso line and aaptha stored there. Two employes were hurt. Serbian forces in Albania number ing 100,000, are preparing- to. striko at Buigrajs, says a despatob. "to Paris.