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THE WASHINGTON TIMES,- FRIDAY,' NOVEMBER 7; idl3.
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Governor Tener Unaware
Of National's . Project
THE BEST SPORT PAGES IN WASHINGTON
Waivtrs Are Out Upon
Johnny Bates, of Reds
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TENER UNAWARE OF
PLAN TO PLACE HIM
WAIVERS ASKED.
ON CINCY FIELDER
BINGLES AND BUNTS
By Grantland Rice
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Pennsylvania Governor Knows
Nothing of Movement to Put
Him At Head of Circuit.
STORY STILL PERSISTENT
Committee to Call Upon Former
. Major League Pitcher to
Tender Office.
XEYV YORK, Nov. 7. Little credence
Is placed here in the latest story that
Gov. John K. Tener, of Pennsylvania,
will be chosen to succeed Thomas J.
Lynch as head of the National I.taguc,
though it persists in being- beard Tener
is quoted today as being unaware of
any movement to place him at tha head
of tlio league.
According to the story, R committee of
club owners "will call up.,n Tener witnln
a few days and t3ndcr Jo him tho lead
ership of the National League, arreting
to make the tenure live or ewi icr
years, if he will accept. The" attempt
to obtain him for the Presidency m11i
not be dropped until t has been proven
futile.
John K. Tener was a major league
pitcher twenty-five years ago. In 1SSS
he toured the world with the all-American
ball clubs beaded by "Cap." Anson,
ile retired in 1S31, going to Pittsburgh,
whets he scon became mixed up in poll
tics. Ills term of office as governor
ot Pennsylvania expires next fall, but
It is believed that he will resign in
January, if elected to the presidency of
the National League.
Tom Lynch's salary "s J5.000 for one
year, but Tener will get d'0.K a ear,
if ho accepts.
TO KEEPPRESElT
TITLE CONTESTS
American League Goes on Rec
ord Desiring No Changes in
System.
GOODFELLOWS LAND
BUT TWO CONTESTS
Roll Well Over 500 Mark
Against Immanuels Other
Gossip and Comment.
Goodfellows of tho Arcade Duckpin
League are riding in the lead of all the
other duckpin teams today by virtue
of three games well over the .000 mark
made against the Immanuels. The Good
fellows took two out of the three
games, dropping the second of the three
scheduled battles.
Starting with 512, the Goodfellon- ag
gregation took the first game by 5 pins.
Immanuels came back strong in the
second battle, taking it by 514 to 30.
It was In the final battle that the Good
fellows got the proper gauge on the
pln3 and toppled over 315.
Brandt, with 101, Moore with 113. and
Blaisdcil with 105. in the first came.
about broke even with the 103. 106. 10S
and 102 of Goodman, King, Young and
Roberts of the Goodfellows. In the final
contest eery man on the Goodfellows"
team managed to better the 100-pin
mark.
Swearing Off.
Tlip cold Mind brat ngnlnxt my fare, The Hex arc ntl, "I'm through.' 1
My bandit nre numb, my aoul la orc; rate,
And In addition I hare made "Until nxt Mirinsr.'
An nnful score Two il moie 1 nnd where nm I
Wbu bravely ducked this winter
I ennnot drht. I cannot null, cofff
I rnunot do a bnlly tlilnsr; .'Neck lilKh within aome blnnted trap
Still Mwearlni; off.
At one time or another most thingB-even up. Over the long trail it's
generally 5ft 50 in the game's break. The golfing duffer in winter gets
all tho besrof it, for he takes more strokes, walks farther, becomes more
inflamed within and thereby keeps much warmer than his luckless oppo
nent, who doesn't labor enough or miss enough shots to disperse the chill.
Now It's Different.
It took Harvard some years to get started properly about twenty-fire
or thirty in football but now that he's under way, he crimson isn't losing
much time. ,
For over thirty years Harvard could only break in occasionally against
Yale and Princeton. The Princeton gap was twenty-five years. Ten years
moved by at one period before she scored a touchdown on Yale. And then
all of a sudden the situation changed. Not only did better material arrive
ana oeiter coaenmg for this material, but a better athletic spirit blew in
at about tho same time, and the general combinalon has turned a tail-ender
into a world series entry. Just as it took Harvard a long time to break the
old spell and reach the top, in our opinion, it will be a long time before
she is displaced. Brickley and Hardwick have still another year. Mahan
has two years. And there are others coming on. If "Brickley, Mahan, and
Hardwick are hard to suppress and disintegrate this season, they will cer
tainly will be no easier in 1914 with that much more team play and ex
perience to work on.
Managers got but one game, tho last,
in the meeting with the Mqrhanical
bowlers in the Southern railwat'clerks'
circuit.
The best and surest way to punish and tame Huerta has now passed.
Joe Tinker .has been re-engased to manage the Reds.
.
Still, there's one lone chance left the Federal'League is looldng for
a president. . ,
"When UarJ Morris and Jesse Willard meet," estimates a-contemporary,
"there will be over 450 pounds of flesh and bone in 'battle." Divided as'
follows: Flesh, 50 pounds; bone do your own subtracting.
''All Yale needs," comments a New Haven exchange, "is football play
ers." Outside of that Yale seems to have abetter eleven than nj
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CARDINALS WILL GO
10 ST. AUGUSTINE
Princeton.
Slowing Up?
3T. LOUI5, Mo.. Nov. -7. The 3C,
Louis Cardinals will train next spring
at ou .(Yuiiuouijc. trios, mo. oiaest town
in tne unitea states.
manager Miner Muggins U in com
munication with tho board of trade and
the owners of the baseball park there
looKing towara tne esiaDiismng or Car
dinal headauarters in Florida, and will
probably make the trip South to close
negotiations immediately after the meet
ing of the minor league men at Colum-
dus. Ohio. .
Muggins arrived in St. Louis yester-
Still, you can't blame Willie Ritchie .for not wantine- to fieht nrtonor
It's harder to handle a mashle with a sprained wrist 'or to use a cleefc with
only one good glim If, as Jack Miller told Fred Clarke' last summer-1 trade Koney or anyone else If I believe
"This here baseball is cutting in too much'on my solf." think how rjrrz,--l!.ca" be"er.my team by so doing. We
fihtinr .lo-hf ',-f,. ' ' I""" "?ve a. repcuuon oi u u i can
The 'colonel has been down around the Amazon river two or three
weeks now without throttlint; even one jaguar. Is this merely a brief
slump or has the old smoke and PP-begun to fade a bit?
Johnny Bates Up To Be Turned
Loose By AH Clubs of the
National League.
dav morning. en route to Minneapolis.
sure, ir. maxe traues. said ne.
want a nickel for a nickel, though.
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CINCINNATI. Nor. r.-Walvcra hav
been asked on Johnny Bates the wea
luggln? outtic'lder of the Reds. If they
are-, received from all National ,Leago
clubs. Bates will be turned over to the
Washington American League club.
Clark Griffith, manager of the Washnw:
ton club, has been tseekuig Iates far
several weeks, thinking: the veteran
strong enough 'with- the bat to be oC
some use to his team.- It is not believed
(hat any National League club will hold
UP the waivers. .
Bates failed to get along with Man
ager Tinker last year7 and: was kept on
the bench;" Plaved- regularly; Bates- is
a consistent .COO hitter, but his stick
work fell off last- esason and It was
reelr predicted that he would be sent
to. xne minors, xnen came tne offer
from Clark Griffith, former j.Redlasd
manager v 2
Numbering the Athletes.
It may be none of the general public's business as to what happens on
the football field. If the public doesn't like things us they are, said public
can remain away or beat it to grand old Gehenna.
But for all that if it was not for aforesaid nublic there would be no
ennA ni fl,tnsiij.i. ,, . ..... . . .
shiDiev. with 112. nmi TUsipv-.trith 112. -?-uu,uuw or uu,uuu jooioau staaium3 ana sun less cnange tor coacn.es now
were the honor men in tlicS "Depart- getting big money. The football public not only supports college football
Dut it supports college baseball, college boat racing, and nearly every other
form of college sport. Hence it would seem that a certain return is due
from those who gather-in all these benefits. And It Isn't much of a return
to make it possible or fairly possible for those looking on to understand
about what took place on the field.
mental League bouts.
Keane took three games from Poto
mac in the Spalding Intcrcouncil .cir
cuit. In the other battle Carroll took
two from the Washington Council.
Southern made a strong bid to take
the honors from the Auditors in the.
Terminal R. R. Y. M. C A. League,
but fell short of the mark three times.
In the first contest Southern got 442.
while Auditors went to the 500 marie.
In the second battle the Southern team
made 491, only to be topped by four
pins. In the final battle the Auditors
landed the game by 4C0 to 433.
Three highly creditable gamc3 rolled
by the "Woodward & Lothrop -five took
the evening's battle from tho General
Baking Company. The scores were 4S1
to 000, 4S0 to 517, and 4M to 4S3.
McKnew"s efforts for Manhattan
Perhaps numbering the earnest athletes will not help things,
not give it a trial?
But why
The Music Master.
Paddy the Ruse plays a hundred tunes,
Kubelik strums and a whole world croons.
But the only tune that Brickley can play
Is "Over the goal and far away."
Col. C. Webb Murphy will not attend the next National League coir
clave. Every little bit helps.
CHICAGO, Nov. 7. The American
League is unalterably opposed to any
change In the present method of de
ciding the championship of the ..world, I
31 . A f ar. aAImh - 41ia ontiiinl '
3CCOraUi Ul JUS iWUVU at me tumuai
meeting here. President Ban B. John
son proposed that the organization go
on record as indorsing the annual meet
ing of the two major league winners in
a series of seven games for the title,
and there was not a dissenting voice,
it had been announced that Johnson
wanted a longer s'eries for the winners
and to have the second and third teams
meet in series. He denied this at the
meeting, and was backed up by his
league directors.
Though no formal demand was re
ceived from the Baseball Players" Fra
ternity, the twenty articles submitted
bv- David L. Fultz to all big league
magnates were discusseei irom an an- jiorBan, the clever Chevy Chase player.
gles. The American league is in wiu reCeive a silver loving cup. de-
heartv svmnathy with some of the de
mands of the players and deadly hos
tile to others. The intention on the
part of the players to weaken the re
serve clause In their contracts is
frowned upon and will be fought to the
limit.
Charlie Somers. boss of the Cleveland
Naps, was chosen again to act as vice
president of the league, but the board
of directors was changed, Benjamin S.
Minor, of Washington: Col. Robert L.
Hedges, of St. Louis: Frank J. Navin,
or Detroit, andBen Shibe. of Philadel
phia.' being chosen.
The American League will be repre
sented by President Johnson, Vice
President Somers, and Connie Mack -it
the coming meeting to revise the play
ing rules. This committee is ex
pected to attend the annual session of
the National League next month In
New York.
Trades were laughed at by the mag
nates attending the meeting in the
Congress Hotel. Joe Birmingham guf
fawed loudly when asked if there aa
any truth In the rumor that Joe Jack
son would come to -the White S02 in
xchange for half a dozen players.
Not a chance," said Joe. "My team
wuits me right now. I'm not giving the
best hitter In the business away to a
rival."
Krug Goes to "Omaha.
OMAHA. Neb.. Nov. 7. Martin Krug
has been bought from the Red Sox. He
uas with Indianapolis last jcar and
finished the season with the Red Sox.
He Is expected to shine here In the
Western League.
Diegcs & Cluet. for
sisnea suiiaDiy Di
n's feat of winning the singles cham
pionship, and along with his teammate.
Weis, will be awarded a silver medal
for his successes in the" doubles
matches. Morgan and Weis won the
doubles championship yesterday when
they defeated the sophomore team of
Duffy and Amy in five sets, S 6, 6 I,
7-5. 5-7. 9-7.
Because of the ability displayed by
the West Enders during the recent
tournament. Manager Eldridge is lay
ing plans for the most extensive sched
ule ever attempted by a Blue and Gray
tennis team, and if lits plans arc ful- 1
rilled the majority of the big college
teams of the North and South will be
met berorc the end of the season rolls
around next June.
Now that Koney has been traded to the Giants, Speaker to the Yanks,
of us get together and trade Walter Johnson for Ping Bodie?
"If they,CouIdn'L.stop me .this. season." says Connie -MACkT-'-.'whan, I naa
building up a new pitching staff, how are they going to stop me next year
when Bush, Shawkey, etc., are more experienced?" There may be an an
swer to this impromptu query, but for the life of us we can't recall it at
this particular moment. But maybe it will come to us laer on.
UEtE0 S5i2iem5a m,f "cbtaSS 'Cbb t Bst"' and Frank Baker to his Maryland farm, can't three or four
League. At the big pins-ilcKnew got
233. ISO, and 211. His team won two
games, dropping one by a single pin.
Sticking to it the Anacostla five man
aged to get one game, the last from the
Atlantics in the Northeast circuit.
Hilltop Racqueters
To Receive Trophies
The winners of the recent tennis tour
nament at Georgetown University will
be awarded their trophies tomorrow,
according to Manager Eldridge, of the
Blue and Gray racqueters. J. Dudley
Tonight's Bowling Schedule
Geo. Commercial Murtaugh vs. Mitchell.
Pepco G. S. O. vs. Bookkeepers.
Nat. Capital Columbians vs. Brunswick.
Terminal Y. M. C. A. Shop vs. L. & I.
Postoffice Station F vs. City P. O.
Southern- Ry. Auditors vs. Traffic.
Navy Yard Misc. vs. E. G. C.
Commercial Hahns vs. Rud. West Co.
Arcade Bankers vs. Laborites.
Columbia Indians vs. Cubs.
Bloom Looks Better.
NEW YORK, Nov. ". "Harlem"
Tommy Murphy has slipped back a lit
tle more aa a result of his fen-round
bout with Phil Bloom. In Brooklyn
last night. Murphy had a three-pound
advantage in weight, but Bloom out
pointed him.
Hoge's Brother Now
Trying For Army Team
WEST POINT, N. Y., Now 7. The
Army rootball team began its work
yesterday with a long signal drill, dur
ing which the coaches tried to eradicate
the recently developed tendencies to
ward off-side offenses and holding.
W. M. Hogc, a brother or tho Army
team's captalnl who has been doing
good work In the position of late, was
tried at one of the wings. He and j
Mcriliat worked well together. Markoef
and Jouett were later tried as
"Hankers.",
The regulars and scrubs indulged in
a thirty-llve-minutc scrimmage, the
former scoring once, when Hodgson
shot past O'Hare and Kerr from the
10-yard line for the touchdown. Wecms
and Waddcll were both used at the
pivotal pohltlon today, McEwan, the
Arm's giant center, resting on the
sidelines.
ones, at guard, and Milburn and
;son. in the liackficld. were stars
of the regulars' offensive play, as were
Bradley and Hess for the scrub.
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