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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1916.
IB Big Teams May Come Here Next SeasonFumbling Mars School Games - MOPE ran PARK FOR F OOTBALL GAW1ESNEXT SEASON Offioials of Washington Club Would Open Groundslor Big Games in 1917. Pete Calac Will Play At Hilltop Saturday By BRYAN MORSE. ' Tho decision of the Washington Base- tall Club to open tho par ror iooi pail games here this season. Maryland State meeting CathoUo University on (ton Saturday. Is expected to mean that "Saturday. Is expected to mean that next year several big game will be played. In 'eonsentinir to let the high schools usa the nark this season President Minor stated that he was opposed to Allowing tho use of tho park unless It was. opened up for public use. Iato preparations made It Impossible to book big college games this year, but It Is Intimated that several large contests will bo offered next season If It Is de cided to use the lnclosure for football Thare Is some talk of making arrange- n.nla n hnnlr tlA TTnlVfrflltV Of VlP glnkt with one of the larger Northern rollegcs next fall. Washington and Ieo lias a game scheduled with the Rutgers cloven for next season, and Is willing to transfer tho game from luenmonu to Washington If suitable arrangements ton be made. Officials Are Willing. Tbe Washington Club officials are not. averse to lotting tho park out for football games If there Is suf ficient demand. Two seasons ago when It was thought that tho Army Navy game could bo brought here, 1'icsldent Minor made arrangements to Increase tho seating capacity to more than 40,000. Flvo championship high school -Karnes have been played In the park no far this season. Saturday Mary land Stato and Catholic University will play on the gridiron there and It Is not unlikely that other games will be arranged. Would Welcome Game. Coach Walter B. Elcock and Dr. 1'ollard. of Washington and Loe. salO" they would like to see Washington mid Je play here next fall If ar rnngements could be made. A featuro mime with Virginia and George Washington or Virginia and Mary laud State should draw well from local patrons of the game. If Tufts, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania or Washington and Jefferson could lis gotten here for games with one of the strong South Atlantic elevens tho contest might be a good one fin ancially. 8lnce the Georgetown-Virginia contests have been discontinued Washington has had no featuro foot ball game to take Its place. ""Followers or" the football games at American league Park this season firm ly believe a Jinx Is following the teams in the matter of constant fumbling. Old-timers who have seen the annual high school champlonshlperlPs for the past ten years declaro thero were never io many butter fingers as this season. Yesterday's Business-Eastern battlo was replete with fumbles. Business erred, five times ana eastern seven. In Hi Wnjttern-Technlcal same last Friday there were no less than eleven tumbles xccorded for the teams. When Business and Central met a week . PahI..I , ,.nMi1 iinnn in thn very first few minutes of play, when King grabbed a fumbled ball and dashed nlxty-seven yards for a touchdown. There were no less than six fumbles re corded In that battle. Eastern and Tech got along with comparatively few fum bles, seven making an appearance. In the very opening game of the sea son Central and Western were guilty of a deal of fumbling. The Central team scored In loss than a minute, when O'Brien, of .estern, who received the tall on the klckoff, fumbled, and Cen tral forward passed to Kaplan for a touohdown. Thereafter both teams continued to drop the ball. Strange enough there has been comparatively little fumbling In the second half. Both teams in compe tition In the live games played have Seen long' in getting the feel of tho ball, but onoe in good action have held on nicely. Fumbled mints, fumbles on klckoff. fumbles on end runs, line plunges, ana fumbles on forward passes have been ball thus far, $mrm?jmMm i ssSaaaaaaaaVaaaaaaaS w IBBBBBlBBBBBBBBBBBBBBa ' imammm:m iic-iif -mh.imTT 2 raasRfHssssn&s? , - West Virginia Wesleyan De pends Upon. Carlisle Star to Gain Much' Ground. SHIELDS WILL HI FIRST HATE STRING Best Part of His Stable Belongs to Dr. J. S. Tyree, Washing ton Horse Lover. With the West Virginia Wesleyan eleven, which appears hero Saturday at the Hilltop against Georgetown's yarsl(.y cloven, Is one of the best of the lattor-day Carlisle Indian play ers. Pete Calac, last year in the Carlisle, backfleld. is this season play ing the same position for the Buck- 1. a. .. . Ii.Im.J. Jk . . M . iiuiMiui. m.ihuuo, mm in cuunica on lu be the principal ground gainer against the Blue and Cray. Calac, finding football barred at the Government school at Carlisle, Pa., determined to continue his education and so matrloulated. at West Virginia ticBioyan. iio iniKm nave remained at Carlisle, but he would have been barred from football and ho certain ly could not have learned more than he then know. lln nhnwarl rnmmnn sense In advancing his education by cuiuwutt runv virKimu wesioyan, without discussing his love for football. The former Cnrllnln ntnr ! nf v, plunging, rushing typo of player. He weighs 176 pounds, and stands five feet nlno Inches In height. He Is well knit, muscular, and able to withstand me naraest Kind or grueling. It Is more than likely that Calac will be found carrying the ball three out of flvo tlmjBs whenever the Mountaineers are endeavoring to rush against Georgetown at the Hilltop Saturday. Chevy Chase Golfers Open Tourney Today Play In tho opening round of the Prcxldcnt'n Cup golf tournament got under way at Chevy Chase this after- noon. Thirty-two are entered In the event Including the club's best players. waiter it. 'lucKerman, junan iiianop. K. M. Talcott, J. II. do Klbour, and J. A. Mcllhcnny appear to bo tho most prominent contenders. BAIVTIMOnEJ, Not. 8. William Bhlelds will take a first Vote string from Pirn llco to Bowie for the autumn session of tho Southern Maryland Agricultural Association November H to 90 lnlu slve and tho strongest part of his es tablishment belongs to Dr. J. B. Tyree, of Washington. In the Tyreo s,trlng are tho three-year-old King Neptune and the four-vear-old Celto. and both are right. Shields took theso horses over tcnton to start the son of Ultlmus once at Havre de Grace In 'the spring and at five and a half or six furlongs, and made crood with them right handsome-, then at one mile, and ho Is confident Iv on the Canadian circuit, where King I tho sturdy ohestnut will take caro of Neptuno proved his merit over a dls-1 himself with the best that face him. uurcn is not so sure tnai cranx, anoui er stake winner at Saratoga, will do so well at Bowie, Crank has not been himself since he came down from New York. But he has two other useful breadwinners In the two-year-old Al- Beautlful Morn. Squeeler, like Top o' the Morning, was a bit to the bad after his last appearance at Laurel, but he too is galloping soundly again, ao4 Shannon believes he will be ready the first day. Squeeler has always been good at Bowie, Beautiful Morn, another eon of Peep o' Day, has not had a race for three weeks now, and he Is aa fresh. In consequence, as a youngster Just out of winter quarters. This fellow was one of the most promising two-year-olds that raced at Havre de Grace early In September, and he Is a colt that tfrlll beat bettor horses than he has met so far, If Shannon Is not mistaken. He has speed, but Shannon believes that his forto is distance running. Another promising youngster ready ing up for tho Bowlo meeting Is Samuel tloss' Ultlmus chestnut Ultimatum) the Juvenile sensation of the Plrallco meet ing last soring. Ultimatum dofeated the smartest youngsters that raced at Saratoga, and returned to Maryland in grand condition, but had the misfortune to step on a stone and spread a foot In his last race at laurel. William P. Burch, who Is managing the Ross es tablishment gavo first aid promptly, however, and Ultimatum Is as good as new once more. It is Durch's In- Wonder What Mertz Will Say Today? Store Clotes Daily 6 P. M. Saturday 9 P. M. THE MEN VOTE MERTZ OX At ike Sign of the Moon. L . Established 1803. Both in the character of our tailoring service and in our economical prices. We buy more woolens than, two ordinary shops and buy at lowest prices. That's why we can undersell. tance of irround, Tho Virginian bred son of Sea Kng and Toots won at one mile and a fur long In better tlutn 1:51 In the north and trimmed somo of the bost horses that appeared In those parts. Since his return to Maryland he has won In first class company, and he Is being fresh ened for Howie, where Dr. Tyrcc. from motive of local pride, likes to put his best foot forward. Celto, a winner at Bowie last season, and tho season bnforo also Is resting from her offorts at Laurel, and she likes the track. nc.ilde theso horses of Dr. Tyrco's Shields has a captat performer over short distances 'Readying up for tne Southern Maryland meeting n Top o' the Morning. Ths strappng son of Peep o'Day wan lame after his last race at Laurel, bht ho Is going soundly again, and Shields believes that ho will find the soft gotng nt Bowie to his liking. There aro few faster horses anywhere than Top,o' the Morning, and thero will be nothing at Bowie that will Lent him nncklng weight. He docs not mind 140 pounds any more than many sprinters mind HO. Thomas Shannon, the man who de veloncd the JCO.000 George Smith, win ner of tho Kentucky Derby of 1918, for Edward Mcllrido last season. Is already nt Bowie with his brilliant sprinter tfqueeicr ana nis promising two-year-oia vord and the three-vesr-old Oltwbel. It Is not Improbable that Mr. Burch may winter at Bowie. It has been his oufitom to spend the off season at Ben nlng, but the Washington Jockey Club's old track Is not kept up as well as It used to be and Bowie, with its excellent stabling and splendid trVjc for water and early spring training, of fers special inducements to a man who likes to get his horses ready for the spring races In Maryland. Edward McBrtde sold most of his horses In Canada last summer, but he made a lucky purchase after a selling race at Laurel when ho acquired Re probate from tho stable of , H. K. Knapp. Reprobate has easily held hi own since coming Into McBrlde's pos session, and will go to Bowie fit to race with the cleverest of his age. A strapping son of Tho Commoner Re probate handles weight skillfully, npd Is unusually good In the mud. William Karrtck, tno developer of this colt, seems to have underrated him. He can go faster and farther than Kanick thought, nnd he Is proving a tough campaigner. Suits or Overcoats IN TO ORDER $JC.50 $2Q.OO Can't Duplicate Under $20 Can't Duplicate Under $28 Largest and Best Stock of Woolons in Washington. Full Dress Suits to Order, Silk lined and faced If You Live Out of Town Send for Booklet and Samples $25 Mertz & Mertz Co., Inc., 906 F Street PETE CALAC, Former Carlisle Indian Star. Who Will Play Fullback for Wost Virginia Wesleyan Saturday ngalns George town at the Hilltop. , Girls Plan to Maintain Basketball League the jarring notes of the scholastic foot- Plana were made yesterday In the gym or tho Church of the Kplphany for forming a basketball leaguo for young ladles. This will bo tho first time such a leaguo has been formed. The game aa Flayed by girls Is somewhat different rom the boys game, and is a good ex ercise for tho lungs and muscles. Games will be played .on. Monday evenings. Ml teams playing. A meeting will bo held on Friday, the 10th Inst., at 8 o'clock In the office of tho director, Epiphany gymnasium, for tho purpose of electing officers and acting on new applications. It Is desirous of forming a six team leaguo, four teams being so far admit ted. The teams are composed of young ladles that aro In their third and fourth year and graduated from the Washing ton nigh schools. Teams wishing to become members should send' their rep resentatives to the .meeting on Friday. Hickey Will Succeed Chivington As Leader LOUISVILLE, Nov. 8.-Thomas J. Hickey, of St. Paul, Minn., will be chosen president of the American As sociation to succeed Thomas Chiving ton, according to O. H. Wathen, onnir of tho local club, who Is heading a ro volt against the present leader. "Hickey will surely bo elected," said Wathen today, "because flvo of tho eight clubs are pledged to him. Louis ville, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Columbus aro down for Hickey as against Chivington. Toledo, after agreeing with our plans, Is on the fence, but wo have enough without Bresna-han." 1 Ifl t 3T GAYETi ALL THIS WEEK n JIM n Teams Well Matched. Despite the disparity In weight the teama have been fairly evrnly matched In play. Tackling has been of the usual high school order. Nono of the teams have displayed as fierce a broad of foot ball a baa been desired. Eastern and Western have been great ly outweighed. The Western eleven has averaged but U7 pounds and Eastern something over 140. Tech and Business are pounds heavier than Central, West ern, or Eastern. Central's dash and speed had served It In stead In defeating Business and Western. Tech has failed with its un usually heavy team to demonstrate tho power that characterise tho Maroon and Red elovens of the past. There have been fewer good punters this season than In year past. Last sea son Oohsenrelter. of Tech; MacDonald, of Central; and Peck, of Western, were far and away better than any of the kickers put out this season. Peck's punting was the beat seen In high school ranks In recent years and set a stand- Srd which has not been approximated lis season. , Offense Is Better. The offense this season has shown a marked Improvement. Even Eastern and Western with light teams have been able to coin fairly consistently with nnn formations and f of ward passes In other years tho defense has been out of proportion to tne aerense, out hud .innnl hA mnlntfLlnjwl thin JieOSOn. Consistently short gains have been recorded In the play of every team, nnd none 'of the elevens has shown n. tightened defense which could with stand the forward pass or rushing on slaught on the brink of the goal line. As a nroof of this three out of tho live defeated teams In tho setles so far Jiave been able to Bcore. Scores of' tho elevens competing for the title aro as follows1 In tho first halt of the serlos: Central. 20; Western, 0. Technical, 7; Eastern, 6. Central, 13; Business, 6. Weitcrn, 12; Technical. 8. Business, 13; Eustcrn, 0. Wants Games. Tl'o Southeast Stars would like to nirnngc,a game Sunday with Avenue s'Hrs, or unj other gridiron team t-'Hglng 110 iiouiul. VdilresH to in.oiul t huvtik, 1217 K street llll'lRSBf Seats Are Scarce. NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 8. Though there will bo 09,000 seats for tho Yale Harvard game. November 25 more than ever before, tho demand already far'ex- ceeds the supply. Harvard has askod for 34.000 tlckots. nnd this number will be sent to Cambridge. Pimlico Race Track Entries for Tomorrow PIMLICO RACE TRACK, Md., Hot. i. Entries for tomorrow: First race Selling handicap; two-yesr-olds and up; alx lurlongi. Tln--llnr, 114; Bher- wooa. mi lora uron, i en uatupsun, of Wet Sail, 101; Gloaming, IX: Superstition, 104; Etruscan, US; Oornet, 100; Lorsc, 108. Second race "The Elkrldfe" steeplechase; three.year-olda; two miles. Brooks, 132; So- cony, IS:; Aiaitenui, 132; uei, itu; jHursnena, 133; IUconteuae. 132; fThe Drook, IX!; tSlmon Jonea (Imp.), 132. tsage entry. Third race "Tha Juvenile" handicap: two year.olda; alx furlonta. Ilondaee, 122; Friend lata, 122; Jock Scot, 113, Manokln, 117; Bul lion, 112; Gloomy Oua, U; Kins Hagrot, 103; Nebraaka, 124; Cadillac, 110; Ilyannla, 111; Lottery, 110; Straight Forward, 122. Fourth race flelllnr handicap; four-year-olda and up; one mile and a alxteenth. Cap tain Parr, 100; Stalwart Helen, SO; Ahara, 114; Buzz Around, 107; Menlo Park, 101; Borax, 106; Bonr of the Valley, 104; Athens, 115; Charles Francla, 111; Napier, 95; Ulaokford, 100; Tie Pin, 113; Bonanza, 109; Harry Lau der, 10. Fifth race "The Jockey Club" Handicap; three-year-olds and up; seven furlongs, Ths Decision, 117; Anita, 115; Julia I, 114; Ven It la, , 109; Cello, 117; Sandhill, 112; Xilon tmn lit YTnwl. UK t Sixth race Selling handicap; three-year-olds and up; ono mile and a furlong. Armament. 106; Handful), 101; Disturber, M; Stalwart Helen, 97; Between l, 112; Ed Bond, 101; March Court, 95; Solid Rock, 105; Bevllllan, 107; Obolua, 101. Seventh race Selling handicap: two-year-olds and up; alx furlonga. Tom Elward, 101; Anxiety, 107; O'Bulllviin, 109; Oolden List, 110; Shrapnel, 94; Royalist, 10G; Coralcan, 122; Amazon, 112; Water Uly. 1H; Monty Fox, 107. Weather clear; track fast. Conscientious. Mrs. Jones had a new maid, who ap peared at tho door of tho library ono afternoon, where the mistress was read Ins. "There's no coal, mum." said the domestic, nn' th' fires aro goln' out." "No coal!" cried tho mistress In sur prise. "Why didn't you tell me be-foie?" 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