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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. FRIDAY. JANUAKT 14, 1916, , i r ' ' ' ' - - i I ' Ed Gwinner Out of Cleveland Bid and Will Sell His Former Federal Plaiyers - - , ' .. m ..... . ....... f 1 'it iii " I' ' ' ' ' ' ' n 1- ' I I ' 'l ill ' ' i.i i i t i ' i i i in" ' ' I M3af",?'' nn. uavh Ai, eoon as thp rin i Biinimi unnfciTn I. i i II ii M&'k'IIIIB III 111 bUU-ANUUA Ufllo ED. GWINNER RETIRES FROM BIDDING FOR SOMERS' CLUB One-Time Pittsburgh Federal Magnate Turns' Over Play ers' Contraots to James Gil mote, Former President. Harold Jaovrin, First Holdout of Season, Is Taken in Red Sox Fold by Manager Bill Carrigan. - Gaff Ii j'. nnil navlo as eoon as thp present excitement' dies away. Tho vlub has reeolved a lot of dvertlnnr from tho charges and dental chasing each other In rapid succession auros llio sport pages of tlio country and Hint Marry Hempstead wilt dlsposo of hlii. 62 per cent to( the, ntoclt lp tljo (.Ho named for $l.JOO,o0o; Ho U now holding out for 1,400,000. The Cincinnati Hods Will meet the Bt, ou Brownies', th ClovolnnJ In dians, and tho Now York Yankees nl oxhlbltlon game this spring. Tho squad, constating dr not mora than twenty-nvo player. Will depart Tor HhrcvoporU La., an March 6. Follow ing is tho spring schedule; J'lay St. totil.i Amorlcune at Shreve Wit. March 22; Now Orleans, at Knw Orlerinn, Alnrch i'5; Cleveland, .at New Qronn. March tfl. New Orleans, fit New Orleans. March 27, Cleveland Amfllcijns. nt New Orleans. March 18, i'9. and .'tO, New York Americans, at MnlphiH, Mnrcli ?1: New York Amer icans, at Cincinnati. Aprlt l and 2; American AHsnclatlon cluhe. April a. J. 5, 0, and 7. OluVcland Vntetlcans, at Cincinnati, April SD, and 10. fielder Jones, manager of the lirqwpi, vhas Inade Arrangement with Frank Isbcll. the former TVhlto Six Inflcldcr. to have Des Moines art n. a form for the Browns. .Tone Ijas sixty-five players on his roster -now. and- wants to do sqmethlng wth most of them The "grand houseoleanlng' has bosun In the motors. Tho St. Louis Cardinals have dropped nine mon In ope bunch. Thcv nro Glen and Roche, catchers; Perdue. I.amllnc. and Robinson, pitch ers: Nash and Brannlgan. Inflolders. and Hyatt and Ncusol, outfielders. BOUT NEGOTIATIONS Willard Denies, However, That He Has Definitely Agreed on Early Scrap. MINCE PIE "LITTLE Oh' EVEVrtTHlMV' " BY "DUGS" BAER.' '. By LOUIS A- DOUGHER. That Ed Gwinner, the former backer of the Pjttshuich Federal Icaguc club, has decided to retire from' the bidding contest in, Cleve land is ijtdjcated by his turningnver to Jjm GJIniorc, the contracts of all the Pittfrtds. lntil Gwinner gave up all ibopa of becoming an Ameri can enguc magnate ho clung to his .pjay,crs, hoping to use thorn in strengthening the Indians. But, out of the bidding, Gwinner has no use for the players and so will sell them. The New York Yankees aro ex pected to make their offers to Gil raoro today or tomorrow for Elmer Knctzer and Frank Allen, pitchers, dhd Ed Konctchy, first baseman. Qwfntier had1 declined to discuss Keying this trio when Ruppert and Huston first suggested n deal sonic vfeeks ago. Jtjst what i to rono out of tho con ference In Cleveland cannot bo said tinally yet. It Is rumored that Ban Johnson' Is not tit all delighted wltU tho hankers' cominlttca fpr.holdln.ir to a nrlca which tlm bidders have so far 'refused, to cover It Is ald that ho. Cleveland franchise Is In Ban John son's name, and that If the price con tinues in the jsky the csar of the dia mond will take the Hub away from Cleveland, leaving .. tho bankers the j.ta property and the plnyoiy without a league In which to he represented. Harold Uunvrin. the Ural hold -out of the Reason, didn't stay out in thu cold long-, JIc rigncd a 10' 0 contract today with th" Red o. Now Cotrl gap cap Bleep u night. "Though I haven't yet completed ar rangements 'to have my team meet Georgetown, i.ud Manger Griffith -to' BUiY PLMNED TO GET AROUND ROLE Wanted McLoughlin to Win Championship Cup and Use It for Advertisement. day. - "ncyqi thcef. I'm willing to BlvoiJhn tho HtlHopiicrH their annual opening J srnm NEW YORK. Jan. H.-That Tom Bundy has. Planned to 'get around the ruling on amateurism among tennis players is the bellct of prominent tennis authorities hcrij. He has written many letters to friends in tho East maintain ing his rlpht to embark In the sport ing goods business -while retaining his amateur standing. Bundy and his frlrnds bellevfc he I.i protected by the portion of the paragraph with which Georgo T. Adee threatens to bar him. It reads as follows. " except when such connection shall be of a general nature in n firm manufacturing or sell ing athletic good! and the person so connected has to do with tennis goods to no greater extent than with any other line of goods." The Mttlo Napoleon of the courts ap pear to have carefully studied the sit uation for he emphasizes the "general sporting goods" In all of his letters. Bundy scorns to have had the Idea In mind for seme time, for It was learned that Ward ,DaWson, while In the East last summer, said: "Maurle and Tom ate getting ready to go Into business tosctUcr." The advance program as arranged by the two California players was for Mc Loughlin, to win tho alt-comers cham pionship on the courts of the West Side Tennis Club, tako the cup on which he n tread v had two legs, as his personal propertv, ictlre in a blaze of glory and then open the sporting goods store, putting the 'cup In the show window for n advertisement. William ai gamp. Mj-.t-choduie so far is for tin to open up our cxniuition erics on Aiarcit 2t Thp next day we'll play Catholic University Brooklyn will bo here on March 31. and April 1, 3 anil 4 nro Johnston unexpectedly Jolted this pro mm n(T thp track. According to Alfred Wormaii, of the Towner Country Club of Now Jersey, "Bundy knows he Is through. Ho wants to give McLoughlin one moro crack at tho cl impiousnip. nowever, so tnai d- CMiCAaO, Jnn. H.-Jrn WHlara". who Is tralnlnif here, denies that he has given his conicnt to n.-ht Frank Moron, of rittsbtirgh. March 3. Ill n ten-round" bout In Now York cltv. for the -wadd's hohvywclght championship. He admitted negotlitlons have been on for several davv hut that nothing defi nitely has boon dono from his end, de spite tho reilort from the E,at that he hn,i been matched with Moron. Ht says ho Is "willing to meet tho Pittsburgh UUAIT Jll iCIl Wl n;iftj .... -. . but if the match is definitely .agreed upon It will not bo announced until to morrow. 'I havo an appointment with loin Jones." sild Willard. "and then wo aro to discuss this match. I know- they have make us a good offer, but we have not mado up our minds to accept It. It all depends on the now developments since the story came out from New York. It may bo that our inducement has ben incioased. If that Is tho case, then It looks like a certainty that 1 will defend my title acalnst Moran. "I do not Vnow whether the amount ottered is J15.0W or less." ndded Wil lard, "but it will have to bo clore to that bof aro we will accept tho hout. at ttir.iitrh it in only far ten rounds. Moran Is a tough fighter and 1 urn not taking any rhancco with mv tltto lor noinn.g. U will bo my Jlrst fight, and a follcw novor can tell What will happen, "1 do not fear Mnran at all and am stro I can beat him as cosily In Urn rounds as 1 can In twenty. I will not suy he will bo stopped In ten rounds, but you can bet that at the end of tun rounds there will bo no doubt aa m Who is the winner." NEW YORK! Jam H. Loyally the proposed WHIurd-Moran ten round bout championship In tht city received a slight set-back ycstei day when It Locarno kno.tn, through Jlnnnlo Johnston, that the Show Crr porntlon, which operates Madlon Square Garden, will not allow Mc.f rack en and Rlckard tc ilaao the fignt In that building It was snM. however, despite this and denial from Jess "v. 11 lanl that ho bad ngiecd to such n oout, that tho match would probably g' 'through as announced The promoteis think that th" obtain ing of a license to hold the tlqht and the renting of a pnc.t big onoiuli to accommodate thn C.,000 or S.W pcot.l they would havi to count on In order to oven break even llnanclally. will be easily disposed or as soon as the fgl-t-ers names aio signed to the article. Terminal Baskcters Will Play in Jersey The Terminal Y. M. C. A. basketball team recent victors over the Camden team for the Eastern division tlllo will play the Jersey City team for tho title tomorrow in the local gjm. Conch Ten ny will prime the team for Its game for the title. The second team of the Terminal R. R. Y. M. r. A. will tackle the lilsh Ramblers. In a second name of the achedulrd doubleheadcr tomorrow nlfc'lit This Year's Outlook. Manager Carrigdn is satisfied andwill make no changes in the other seven teams In the Ameri can League. Altliouch n mter. Capsbtanca's JuJjment br dlstame U cfctcrabl'r, while Uukar U loslnc that footwork which made htm fani 0U In the old time cable mateheK Ty Cobb vill probably go back rapidly. 'He will also go forward and sideways just as speedily. "Watvcra on Trltiram Speaker will ha asked bu itamifier Fielder Jones, of Sf. Xoocj., i AT ANNOAL MEETING To Play Navy Eleven. CLARKflBrilG, W. Va., Jan. lj,-Of-flclal announcement was mado today that the United States NavM Academy and tho Unlvorsity of West Virginia, football teams have been matched to play In Annapolis, Ma., on October 21. Three Clubs After Amateur Championships, One the Mc rion in Philadelphia. IA SHOE SENSATION!! NEVER BEFORENEVER A6MN .THEHlrtOUS "SAVE A QOIX-flR: itlll unfilled, but the Boston Braves igroomlrg The comet Tor tne. great j will be hero on April 5 and fi, with tho tournament ho can be brought through National Lciiguo riiamplomt on deck for a winner and retire with the prestige three somen on pri 7, .N and 10." I of national champion as an asset of tho i business." According to Ban Johnson, thcvAmeil- can League will get under way on April. T.ro., (nnnnl Dlin H this yeai. lie will confer with uar- ui a.nic v waniivn a ij. ncy prey fuss within a few days and tho big lefisuo schcdulOH will then bo made. "There's nothing new In the Morcly .Tannings cuse, ' njld Manager Grlftlth today. "I hnven't heard a thing from Donovun for weeks. That's tin old stcry. that I'm going to sell Jennings to the Yanks. ' President John K. Tenor, ot the Na tional League, denies the story that th national commission will dissolve, following the latltlcutlon of pcaoo lit hatebull He sn a that the gamu needs a governing body such as the commission, and that It will retain its present position. "Partl uhirly is this true at this "tj)ne," tay.t Teller, "uhi-n the gume Is In an unsettled condition. Even If tho commission weie- to dissolve. omo pthei hiuid of urbilratlou would bu nocci3i ' Acconllrig o .Inn flllmorc. theic Is a wild tush nnipng inanagci.i in tho big shpw to obtain I'oderal Lcuguu playotM. llo says that tho rush la co great that the bidding will joon be out In tho open. Ho drclarvH that on nianagor has ofYer l J15.Q00 foi Hal rhnse: that Hctnlo flchultr, Altrn, Hitch Bcdl.mt and Fred Anderson, of thf Uuffcdn, nte In de mand, and that Ucorgo Stalllngs Is put ting big ttrlce on Bill itnrldcn. tne backstop who Jumped the Braves for the Feds. All ol which Is lnti!t,estln; to one txcalllii '.hut ai many big league manager hme said In the past about these same players. Tlio International I.cnguo will meet in Now York on .fnmiai' J end Kd Bar row unnounces that no uttcntWn will bo Klvon to the Feds. The Intcrnutlnnul -will go llKht on as if tho Feds hud nver exlHted. It m expected that Ju-d; IDunn will liansfor the Jersoy City fian chlee to Baltimore, from which city ho was driven by the Feds; Unit Blchpinn.t will remain in tho circuit, and that Hur rlslmrg Will glvo woy to Newark once more, Barrow Is expected In Bultlmom tudaj to close itriang meiitw fi tlio lUHtallatUm of club there undgi the manugemfnt of Jack mum. i It Is rumored In New York that the Giants will bo sold to Meraru. Sinclair, HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 14. Trinity College today adopted a new set of nthlctic eligibility rules providing, among other things, that no student .hall represent the college in athletics who has been a member of a classi fied bnseball league under tho. national commission. This will bar George Brickley, the former professional baae bnll player, whose presence on the foot boll team last fall caused sevcial col leges to drop Trinity from their schedule. Buffalo Wants Bout. NEW YORK. Jan. '.'..-A . bid for the Ted Iwis-Wdlle Ritchie return match was wired here today by Promo ter C. J. Murray, of Buffalo, and It Is expected the bout will be staged there, uccordlng to Lewis' manager. Rockville Ahead. The Rockville Academy, which Is to plav the Gallaudet scrubs tomorrow at Kendall Orcem defeated thn Southern quint of the Tormlnal R. R Y M. C. A last night by a score of W to 23. Wlth erow of the Rockville team, starred for the winners Attention, Bowlers! Corripletc Line of Bowling Shoes At Popular Prices Huseman & Ford 1004 FSt. Regent Special Model, 510 Dull Calf jjWEfpy TTJgBvj-MjIBi Model 310 t Dark Russia This Stylish English Model, Low Broad Heel, Blind Eyelets A Model of Per fection for the Young Man. THE REGENT SHOE 943 Pa. Ave. Willie Hoppo wilt, undoubtedly, havo the tables turned on him. A piano mover will do the trick. I I No games in the Fed eral league will bo ppst poned by rain. Boxing Commission will resign from Freddy Welsh and ask that he.be placed in the sprint department. After much mature deliberation., nark Orirnth will concede 4ha pennant lo Clark urirrith. Walter Johnson will slow up. At the request of a crossing policeman. amies KolhetometMnp, thn i miner, and Duke Kanatcluitht ianame, the axcimmr.r, should but tvtll not chnnoc their lames to Jones and timlth. I I Thn faculties of Western and East ern colleges will confer to seek some remedy for summer dominoes. GoW will bo jnore popular than ewr In local option countlet. Squiffy McGurf, the great Jale fullback, will enter Painsylvania University. Squiffy will take a post-graduate course in calisthcntics and modern mythology. No star outfielders on the Giants will threaten to jump to the Fads. , Daughton Named. "Bub" Daughton was recently elected captain of the Rex CJub basoball team and will begin preparations for the sea son as soon as possible. James E. Wright was elected manager. M. J. Mc. HuRh Is the newly elected president of tho organization. CHICAGO, Jan. U. Representatives from nearly every golf club in tho country are hero for the' annual meet ing of the United States Golf Associa tion, which Is expected to be held throughout today and tomorrow, Tho Western association Will tncet Siinday, Among the Important questions to be discussed is the connection of golfers j with sporting goods stores and Its cf- feet, upon their nmatcur status. I Interest in the meeting of the na-' tlonal body centers In ,thc selection of j the course for the amateur champion- ship. Bids havo been received from Morion Cricket Club. Philadelphia; Nassau Country Club, Glen Cove, '. V., and tho Piping Rock Club, Locust Valley, N. Y. Next in Interest Is the national open Jnect. offers for which have been mndo b,v the Mlnlkahda Club. Minneapolis; Detroit country Club. Englewood Coun-! try ciud. Englewood, N. J., and Kent Country Club, Grand Rapids, Mich. For tho women's national champions bids havo been sent byi the New Haven Country club. Greenwich, Conn.. Coun try Club. Belmont Springs Country Club, of Wavnrly, Mass., and tho Bait usrol Golf Club. It Is expected that officers nominated by the committee of the national body appointed for that purfinao will meet little opposition. Frank L. Woodward, of Denver, renominated for president by the committee, lead the national ticket. Tho Del Monto Golf and Country Club, of Del Monte. Cat.; Midlothian Country Club, Chlcngo, and the Omaha Country Club have made bids for the premier Western event. The Del Monte Club In making a bid for the event offered to furnish a special train to transport players from Chicago to Del Monte In the event that tho Western club Js awarded the champion ship., , . The Blue Mound 'Club, of Milwaukee, has asked for the Western open championship. The Western Golf Association's nominating committee has renamed President George, R. Balch, of Cincin nati, to head the ticket. Whitaker Will Play. Norman T. V'hltnker. one of the two Wushlnglon chess masters honored with' an Imitation to paitlcipate in tho coming R'ce Memorlnl master's tourna ment In New York. Will give n simul taneous exhibition thin cenlng umr me auspices ot inn w nsiimgion uiicsm and Whist Club. Whitaker has a rc ord at this style ot play unsurpassed by any American master Kvcrvoiio is ln- tltod nnd there la no eharg-j for either playing In or witnessing ti- exhibition -witcn will be at room, t;i mggs nuuu Ing ot p. m. Highland to Meet. All members of the Highland A. C. football team and Minstrel Club, aro requested to be present at the business meeting to be held Monday. January 17, at 7:30 p. m.. at thn homo of G. B. Carter, 1219 V street southeast. SHOE Ml DR0HZN SIZ&-ILL ffiCOfmWED LOTS REDUCED TO &HS2 'GEGmE YOU SAVE ft Si Dnevehypair Throw your old shoes away and get a new pair of "Brockton's" at the price of resoling. Don't miss the opportunity of saving $1.61 on your shoes. Take- our advice and come quick, as the lots will not last long at this price. We have not all sizes in every lot, but we have your size and can fit you in one style or another. Remember, these shoes are from our regular stock and are all genuine "Brockton" shoes. NO OLD STOCK OR SHOES BOUGHT FOR SALES PURPOSES ;' Sale Starts S A. M. Saturday Come Early. tw. "BROCKTON" a ' (IN WASHINGTON) 436 Seventh Street N. W. Tr,agS,rTe 937 Penna. Ave. N. W. "SU &' ROCK BOTTOM PRICES PREVAIL! This Stock Must Be Closed Out And These Tremendous Reductions Will Do It! Suits, Overcoats, Furnishings, Hats, Etc. of High Quality at Great Reductions! Sterling Trimmed Canes, Worth $1.50 and $2.00, Now DRESS SHIRTS, From the Besf Manufacturers Worth $1.50 and $2.00, Now EVERY 9 Overcoat & Suit Sold For $20 and $22.50, Now 11.75 Manufactured by ALFRED BENJAMIN & CO. and Other High Grade Firms Genuine Guyot Suspenders '. 39c Neckwear, 50c and 65c grades 29c Neckwear, $1.00 and $1.50 grades .53c Boston Garters, 25c grade 14c All Wool Sweaters, $3.50 grade $1.95 All Wool Sweaters, $5.00 grade t .$3.35 Initial Handkerchiefs, 25c grade 3 for 50c EVERY Overcoat & Suit Sold For $25, $27.50, $30 and $35, Now I Tr t Manufactured by ALFRED BENJAMIN & CO. and Other High Grade Firrris RI22XESI Silk Knitted Neckwear, $2 and $2.50 grades .$1.19 Mocha Gloves, $2.00 grade , . .$1.39 Cape Gloves, $1.50 grade .-...,.. .$1.15 Angora Mufflers, $1.50 grade 89c Angora Mufflers, $2.00 grade $1.19 Pajamas, $1.50 grade. .' ,.89c Lounging and House Robes, $5 and $6 grades. . . .$3.15 'A SOUTHWIC EC 14th St. and New York Ave. ft. W.