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THE WASHINGTON XIMESr THUBSDAY; JANUARY- IK '1917. i J j I 1 Morgan May Go to National League Chanips-RdydlsHarig Up High Average Se"aSBaBBeaeneSea.-llSSaiiaSJBBeSS BROOKLYN SEEKING INFIELDER MORGAN Clf Ebbets Fails to-Get Man in Own League, He Will Ap 1' " proach Griffith. HITCH MAY COME IN DEAL . G&qreetown May Be Unable to I , ' Land Contest With Wash ington in Spring. By IOUI? 'A. DOTJGHER. t Ray Morgan, tho-Grlffmen'e little In elder, may wake up some fine morn teg, to And himself a member of the , champions 'of the National League, Anyway thafa the way matters look la the Metropolis. Brooklyn sadly needs a second base- man to replace CuUhaw. who blew up " In tha world's series against the Red Sox- If Charlie Ebbets Is unable to land the required player in his own " league! It ia whispered that he will open negotiations with Manager Grlf nth, seeking to obtain Morgan. . v2o American League club seems to car whether Morgan remains In the - circuit or net. but at least four Na- 1 rlnwtl League clubs could use htm to advantage, in the Tener circuit Mor ..' gas oasd easily held h(s own. -' Where Hitch Came. Before; such a deal can be completed. j. theses, 'a certain hitch-, must be un raveled, Griffith wsntai players, not at?, and It might be difficult for n'Ht,tQ.gtt any players worth while out at hif .league Into the American X4eue,"-0 eourse. not until Ebbets eplaa negeUatleas tor Morgan will there M say necessity for ' 'settling thU tseaMe, but It la sure to come up. ' If all deals- for Morgan fail, he win be retained. by, -the Grlffmea In the asperity, of '"'utility Infielder, sharing these -OWts - "JU Haax snaniei, we ' Monaco. MarreL Morgan ia a good player when going at top stride, and plenty of uses may.be found for nim. - May jCover Rxpeaet. it Manager Griffith's plans are sue- cessfut," the'hentorralug trip of h teem and ue. Cincinnati' Reda next spring may bring In enough money to - coyer the actual expenses of the hike. Most of the cities in which the Grtffmen will meet the Reus will give ..the, big, leaguers three-fourths of tb,e gate .reeelpjs for "a 60 split, but Memphis Is hanging on for an .even division -between the home club and the two visitor. Griffith, -who la anxious to "play the" Reds' on Sunday, March ,25", at "Memphis, wants to split 75 per nt I r league MamaTNo answervnas yet come 'irom Aisrapnis cpneermE, una o5 of the situation. ( ' Way Play la OM. It is-posslbl that the Grlffmen may not return to, Georgia avenue until April 6 ,or 6. Cincinnati finds Itself with two1 open dates, April 3 and 4, following the Series with the Griffs, . ending on April 2. Maqagefaneroft, of the Cincinnati 'club, 4s "how trying to obtain Man ager. Grifflth'a consent to "keep his team away'froh home long1 enough to visit two Ohio cities close to Clnclnr natl for game with Matty's aggre gation. The Old Fox has yet to give his content to this plan. t; .Bancroft is successful, George- i town may lose its annual contest with the Washington club, for the Phillies are due to start a three game series on April 0. Finds Fourteen Enough. Connie Mack finds that fourteen pitchers will "be enough for the 191T training camp, and so he has released Tom Sbeehen and "Rube" Dressier, a soothpaw. Both hare been turned o r to the Atlanta club of the South ern Association. Bush, "Myers, Nabors, Parnhara, Sel bold.and "Jingling" Johnson are the six twirlers from the 1016 team to receive trials this year. The flrst trl6 have made good, ibut the others have yet to prove their class. In addition. Connie will have Ellis Johnson, from Vernon, Cat: Tom Noyes, from Portland. Ore.: "Rube" Schauer, from Louisville; Anderson, of South end: Hill, of Waco, Texas; . Smith, of Oklahoma: Home, of Wells boro, and Naylor, of McAlester, OKIa- ' homs- Were In Big Snow. Noyes and Schauer have been in the big show before. Noyes was with the Boston Braves. Schauer was with the New York Giants before going to Louisville for more training. , Ellis Johnson's work In the Pacific Coast League is believed tb entitle htm to more than ordinary respect from big league batsmen. The Mecknjen's1 pitchers will begin training March 1 at Jacksonville, Fla. , May Expel Bailee. Pave Fultz, boss of the players' anon, Is to make an official announce ment today, and Slim Sallee, the Giants' sonthpew pitcher; Is likely to be expelled from the fraternity for breaking his pledge not to sign a con tract until Fultz gave out the order. So far as. known, Sallee is the only big leaquer to.slgira 1917 contract in either league. John Tener. head of the National League, says that the National Com mission, of which he Is a "member, will ' not recognize any appeal from the --fraternlty,pver the .recent dismissal -. of its requests, but in each and every J case the appeal must come from the - Individual players. T PrtsldentiFultz nays he Is receiving I dally JU" of letters from players. who; are following the course of the negotiation carefully. ". -"They do not appear to-'fee any un . easiness or-alam," says Fultx. "I r have absplutsconfldence 'ia the loy ' XSKa9XJ. member' GURLEY QUITS W. AND J. Footbill Player to Matriculate" With ' N. C. A. and Til. WASHINGTON, Pa, Jan. 11. Word was received today from Goldsboro, N. C, that Blchard Gurley of that place, halfback on the Washington and Jefferson football team, had de cided to quit the local Institution and matriculate at once at North Carolina A. and M. College at Raleigh, N. C. Gurley told of hJa decision to- leave here In a request to the registrar for his credits. GEORGETOM'SFNE SHOWS speedy O'Reilly Produces Basketball Combination Which Easily Beats Gallaudet. John O'Re&ly, Georgetown's coach has slipped one over on. Gallaudet and an unsuspecting public. The Hilltop mentor produced a basketball team at Ryan Gym yesterday which complete ly swamped Gallaudet by Q to M. The Hllltoppers showed' an ability to cage baskets which' ranks with any thing seen here this winter. While the team appears to be light It more than makes up for this deficiency by a pass ing, game which will be hard to beat Added to this the Georgetown quint dis played as clean a game aa has been seen by any college team In this sec tion of the country in the past four jears. Forwards Are Good. O'Lone and Fees, who clayed forward for Georgetown yesterday, covered the floor in fine style. Their passing had the Gallaudet guards guessing at ail times and with McNulty. who played forward, these youngsters starred con tinually during the forty minutes of play. ., Cashin and Henry O'Bojrlc at guards, left nothing to, be desired dur ing their stay on the floor. CBoyle got four baskets from the floor "and held his forward down to a single counter. Expected Opposition Gallaudet expected a sturdy opposi tion, but nothing like the chain liste ning speed of the Georgetown team. Passing which 'was more a deflection of the ball than an actual handling, Played a conspicuous part in George town's p!ay. The Hllltoppers erred frequently, technical fouls being called because the tossers were somewhat too eager to keep up the speed of play. The Kendall Greeners ahowed a tendency to play too safe. At.no time: were their efforts on a par. with those of the home teantr.O'Reiliys charges went right to the front, and ' could have rolled up larger score had al) live pjayers, Deen-Kept n- j Saba flkow Cp Well. Bannlgan, Keleher, tfetHston, J. O'Boyle, and Burke, 'who replaced the regulars on the floor, showed up" ex ceptionally well and from Indications the Hllltoppers are going to have a good array of second string men. Both Wenger. boys and Wlllman, of Gallaudet, played well on the floor. The shooting of the Gallaudet play ers was poor. Time and again op portunities were offered for scores when the basket was missed. Gallau det might easily have added sixteen points had the players shown greater accuracy. TECH PLAYS TODAY Meets Gontaaa College Quint in the Litter's Gymnasium. Tech's basketball team will appear against the Gonzaga College quint to day in the North Capitol Street gym. It will be the first meeting or the season for the two teams. Gonzaga has defeated Western decisively and can be expected to come through with stiff opposition. Sycer, Frank, Sulli van. Ring,' and Duffy make up a well balanced combination. The Gonzaga quint Is the Ilghest in the city, but has shown some fine floor work. Tech has a number of good players In De la Vergne, Tabb. Catlin. Schneider, and Pfelffer. The Manual Trainers are being boosted for the high school title on their re cent showing against Western. Walter FHstead. captain of Central's track team last year, and captain of this year's swimming tm, Is slated for Maryland State. He graduated from Central In mid-year. Dorsey Griffith and Gill Gates, two former high school athletes, are mak ing a bid for Georgetown's relay team this winter, and are expected to make good. Dutch Peck. Western's basketball captain of hist yi-ar. is still on the Job with the Penn Freshman. Other Washington boys making good at Penn are Ray Wallace and Bob Max am. of St. Alban's School. " BOTWANTS $8,000. ' Folwell Said to Seek That Amount for Coaching Pennsy. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11. Bob Fol well, the Penn football coach, has started back East. He will arrive 'in Philadelphia next Monday, when he Is expected to meet the Penn football committee and settle his 1917 terms. When Folwell left Philadelphia for the West, It Is understood that he de manded J8.000 for his services net fall. The football committee is re ported to be willing fo give him an Increase, but to be unwilling JU) go aa high as Folwell has set his price. Several of the present Penn team wilL bo graduated, and one of them may coach" the University of Maine, for Hughltt, thye former 'Michigan player, will not return there as the football boss. -Capt. Nell Matthews wilTenter tho lumber business, Clem Urguart in tends 'to purchase a' raech in either 1 California or Canad, and Charjey Hen-i Sing will enter busteeas lo -Buffalo. MYY WINS SIXTH BASKETBALL GAME Cornflower's Charges Trim the Brooklanders, Maintaining .Good Floor Record. Washington's second attempt at downing the Navy basketball team has failed, and the Middles now boast six games In a row and two defeats on college teams from this city. The Annapolis players defeated Catholic University by 33 to-13 yester day, were in no danger of losing and completely stopped "Obe" O'Brien, C. U.'a speedy forward, who has been nangmg up records in every game. Navy has triumphed over Johns aopkmu, du jonns college, uouege i.,- . -t. - .. .. ai iuo v,ny oi new xorx, ueorge nMuuixwu. iuc sua .auiDiic uni versity. Defeat la Decisive. Yesterday's defeat of Catholic Uni versity waa clean cut and decisive. At no time were the C U. players dangerous. A fast passing game backed up by some accurate basket tossing by Welsh. Calhoun. Allen and Martin spelled certain victory for the Navy. Coach Colllflower used one substi tute, Von Heimberg going In for Allen toward the last of the conflict. Rob erts, Byers, and Clarke failed to get a chance on the floor, although they have been playing regularly up to this time for the Middles. Stops Star Forward. Up to yesterday O'Brien, C. U.'b star forward, had scored a majority of Joints for the Brooklanders. Jim Col itflower watched O'Brien In the Loy ola game here and dedarod he would work up a defense to stop him. O'Brien got one floor basket yester day, but three being contrlbutsd by the C U. players during the forty minutes of play, so closely were they guarded. The Brooklanders showed a lack of practice and miss the services of three of last year's players who should be on the' team, but are unable to keep up with their classes. CALL IS ISSUED Secretary 'Torrey Wants 4Tennls Representatives to Gather. Clubs belonging to the United-States national Lawn Tennis Association have received from Edwin F. Torrey, of Clin-, ton," the secretary, the call to tho annu al meeting. This will be held at the Waldorf. New York. February t, begin ning at i p. m. There will be a sub scription dinner and an evening ses sion. Besides the notices of amend ments to the constitution, the call In- dudes the nominations. r There were prepared by the following committee: Gregory S. Bryan. Bridge port: -Edwin jShe&fe. 'Boston ; Howard W. Lewis, Philadelphia. The nomina tions, are: President, George T. Adee. of New York;-rice president. Dwigbt F. Davis, St Louis; secretary, Edwin F. Torrey, Clinton: treasurer, Bernon S. Prentice. New York: -delegates it Urgt, R. Norrls Williams. 2d, Boston; William 3. Clothier. Philadelphia.; Wat son M- Washburn. New York: sectional delegates. Middle States, A. L. Hasklns, Philadelphia ; Middle Atlantic. Frederick C Colston, Baltimore: Inter-mountaln, O. J. Salisbury. Salt Lake City. The territory of the new Pacific Northwest section Is defined In one of the proposed amendments. This will comprise the States of Oregon, Wash ington, western Montana and the north ern and western part of Idaho, the territory being taken from the Pa cific States and inter-mountain sections. The amendments affecting the amateur rule, the standardization of "champion ships" to avoid a multiplicity of mean ingless titles and the appointment of a proxy committee are given In de tail. Secretary Torreny's communication urges every club to be represented per sonally at the meeting, but if that Is Impossible', to name proxies. A club has the option of naming C Frederick Watson. Craig Biddle and Clinton L. Chllds, who are the proxy committee, or of appointing some other person to represent It. PLAYS GOOD TEAMS Virginia's Nine Will Face Harvard, Yale, and' Princeton. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va,, Jan. 11. Virginia's baseball schedule for 1917 shows games with Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Lehigh and Syra cuse. The schedule follows: March 17, Woodberry Forest; 2i. Staunton Military Academy: 20 and 30, Amherst. April 6, Princeton; 7, Iehigk; 0 and 10, Cornell; 11. Syracuse; 1 2and 13, Georgia, at Athens; 14, North Carolina, at Greensboro. N. C; IB, North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, X. C: 17, Harvard: 21, North Carolina; 27 and 28, Georgia. May 2, Prlncet6n. at Prlncpton. N. J.; 3, Harvard, at Cambridge, Mass.; 4 and B, Yale, at New Haven, Conn. The baseball candidates will -on begin to work in Fayerweather gm under the skilled eye of "Pop" Lannl gan, who will have solo chargo of the team this season. It is not thought that Jack Ryan, who has coacTied the team for the past three cars, will be here again. BAR OLYMPIC STAR A. A. U. Officials Declare Against Piatt Adams and Ed Eames. NEW YORK, Jan. 11 Piatt Adams, of the N. Y. A. C. an OImplc chnm plon and present national ttandlng broad jump tltleholder. and Ed Eamcs, nf the Bronx Church House. fn-mr 'junior natlonsl broad jumping cham pion, have Deen aeDarrea rrom further amateur, competition by the A. A. U. officials. According to the judgment of the members of the registration committee these" athletes have capitalized their athletic fame by selling sporting goods. This, according to the definition of an amateur aa was defined by the world's sports' congress moro than a ear ago and adopted by all athlettlc bodies since then, automatically disqualifies an nth. lete from amateur competition. SULLM TO TAKE CHARGE OF PREPS Resignation of Billy Martin Causes Changes in Basket ball Coaches. Harry Sullivan, one of Georgetown's Best young athletes, has taken charge of the Georgetown Prep basketball I team. Billy Martin, who had charge of the team, resigned to take over the Technical High School team, and the Preps have been casting about for a tutor. Although a sophomore, Sullivan con, aented to take charge of the Hilltop youngsters, and began his duties yes- . terdar. Sulllran was subatltut nii.r. l. - .. . .. . . r - ter on ine rootnail team last year, piaying on me rreanman team a. year ago. In addition to being well versed In football and basketball. Sullivan led the Georgetown team in hitting last year on the diamond. He waa leading all the college hitters for the greater part or the season last year.i Rumor had it that the youngster would leave Georgetown and, enter oranam last rai;, but be showed up at the Hilltop. Sully halls from Brooklyn. . Georgetown Preps meet Western Saturday afternoon In Ryan gym In their first appearance of the season on the home court. MYERS A "HOLD:UP MAN" EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 1L R. E. Myers, known In the baseball world as "Hap" Myers, answered "not guilty" when arraigned In district court here today on the charge of robbery. Myers, who has played base ball of late years with the Spokane Northwestern. Boston Nationals, Brooklyn Federal League, and last season with the Miami team .was charged with having participated in two hold-ups. BOB THAYER'S - .- f. Sporting Gossip "It's getting lonely riding up here on the water flagon," remarks -Skeet-er, nonchalantly. Pete Herman) theNew Orleans Ital ian wud defeated Kid Williams for the bantamweight tlte'- .Tuesday nlgnt,'ls now being-blamed for hqjd Ing back when be might have knock ed out his opponent In the sixth round. Probably Peter had some re spect for those awful wallops hewas receiving around the body.- Before the battle he sal-hat h?iuewhoW, im otat wiLMnms. ,;.He proved this contention by. utflghtlfig and out boxing the Baltlmorean. Johnny Ertle, with a decision over William on a, roul, is now .entitled" ts. a battle with Herman. . , ' Ski jumpers dpn't claaa with' Ivatf uison, iron nas jumped from Br-.fc. lyn to Vernon, Cat. - FreM Fulton's speedy and most de cisive victory over Tom Cowier puts him closer, to a. chance with Jess wiuara, cnampion or the world. Ful ton, weighing 218 pounds, would not be a pygmy against Wllfard. tffclr-h Ing 2lfe pounds. All those witnessing tue Dout remark about the inej eased science shown by the Minnesota plas terer. When, he flrst appeared he had only a good left hand. Now he has two good hands and knows what to do with them. His endurance under punishment has yet to be proved, but Wlllard's ability along this line was unknown when he faced Jack John son and won his title. Now they would declare an oars man a professional for teaching boys how to run and jump. Chick Evans, national amateur golf champion, writes "pieces for the pa per." taking money for his work, which is laudable. Ted Meredith, na tional amateur quarter-mile cham pion, does the same. Both athletes, accused of "capitalizing their athletic prowess," are given clean bills of health. Maurice McLaughlin and Tom Bundy sell tennis goods. Fran cis Ouimet sells golf goods. Both are debarred from amateur sports be cause they "capitalize their athletic prowess." Does any person with ordi nary brains believe that Evans and Meredith could sell their writings to any publication. If they were not Kvans and Meredith, champions? On the other hand. It Is possible that tennis plajers might buy goods 'in McLoughlin's store because of a good window display. Golfers might do likewise at Oulmct's store. Think this over. A little warm weather may bring out a few sandlot ball games, Judging from the talk we hear. Stockholders of the Chicago Cubs, being all millionaires, calmly An nounce their intention of spending 4s much as SGOO.000, if th,at amount is necessary, to bring a pennant winner to the Windy City. This is Intercut Ing, that's all. Mere money assures no pennants. It Is pleasant for a manager to know that, If money is needed to obtain a clever player he may so ahead and outbid the next fellow, but the acquisition of that player will not make certain a cham pionship. If pennants could be bought, Charlie Comlskey would 'ie, the perpetual winner in the American League, and John McGraw would have an annual mortgage on the Na tional League flag. Both And lt mighty hard to get the honors they seek. It can't be done. BROOKLYN EXPECTS TO ARRANGE TRADE Club Seeks Catohir find SH&rt stop for Tam That Wan League Tllli, y J6 VILA, NEW YORK, Jan. ll,-PffMflt 0, H. Ebbets, of the Brooklyn tfsUflf League champions, his a?tifi to tH, Louis, where he will mt MJHr WK gins, manager of the Cardinal, U discus; a possible exchsnga ot ptfi era. Colonel Ebbets will (p oyr today In Cincinnati for a talk with Chairman Jlerrmaan, of the, National Commission, and will orobahlv hold a confab with Hugglns on Haturday. i iuvoKiirsi neta a nrst Class catcher and A shortstop. ' While CaU onel Ebbefa refused to same tha members-of the Cardinals wkois w vices are. dealred by Uncla Wllbert Robinson, It will not be surprising If Hugglns receives a proposition for Catcher Frank Snyder, First -Baseman Jack Miller or Second Baseman Bet. zel. Miller a Veteran. Miller Is a veteran Infielder who can play shortstop .or second base, and is anxious to r mm tram ftt Louis. Bctzel covered, he middle bag rs 4ftak faJl..t. f. . ia has played the short field -position. Snyder Is one of the ht rath,-a in a-wa. uio vaiuiUBja liut H(jfjinn. inn Sal SIM the National League. Two -years ago no oung up a neavy batting average, but In 1018 he slumped with the stick. Colonel Ebbets also declined to name the Brooklyn players that will be offered to Hugglns. bufhe admit ted that he waa ready to trade at least tnree of them. Perhaps1 George CuUhaw, Ivan Olson, and Pitchers Malls and Appleton.will figure In the proposed aeai. It also Is possible that Efcbet wilt offer Fred Merkle or Hi Myers to onng uggina to an agreement. May Release Meyers. If -Ebbets secures Snyder, it Is a foregone conclusion that Chlaf Mey ers will be reIeaseT. or irAa , Indian has seen' his best days as a bis: If Hugglns should agree to take Hf ucyers as part of the trade. Robinson probably would . assign Merkle to centerfleld. . Meanwhile, Ebbets and Robinson will open negotiations with a certain American League club. for. a young JntleJder . who la, in. the, market The latter la not a stronsr hatimtn tint t,. can play' second "base and'shorubp "-" -"? ,""! 4u cjiucr league circuit. . t . , There is no doubt that the. Brooklyn club is anxious fo supplant Olson' and 0Mara at short, while Cntshow'a poor work in the world's series with the Red Sox ia remembered byj Brookjyn . It remains to be,,sen"how tlfe'Eb-bets-Hugglns 'conference will turn out, but aa both aides are anxious' to make, a trade? It Is generally believed that something will ne accomplished. PLAYTWOGAMES H'a'h' 'School League Wllf Stage ' " -Them at "Y"' Tomorrow. Business and Eastern and Tech and Central will take' the floor- In tomor rows aouDleneader at the Y. M. C. A. In the High School Basketball League. There is a triple tie existing at pres ent, Tech, Business, and Eastern hav ing won contests. The meeting be tween Eastern and Business is expect ed to- be productive of some clever basketball. The Stenographers will greatly outweigh the Easterners, and are expected to be returned winners. CIssell, Gottlieb, and White are out of the Central line-up, and Tech is looked upon aa having the best chance to win tomorrow's game: The contests are 'to start at 2:43 p. m. C. E. Beckett and J. Y. Hughes are the officials. Central won a con test yesterday from the Epiphany Church League team by 42 to 30, while Business dropped a game to Friends School on Tuesday. SUIT BRINGS RESULT Sheppard'Got No Money, But New Running Track Is Coming. NEW YORK, Jan. 11. As a result of the legal action brought by Mel Sheppard against the former owners of Madison Square Garden, the hust ling track and field athletes will have a brand new board Moor to run on t when they strip for the annuat winter sport carnival of the Millrose Athletic Association on January 24. It was in his last effort as a com peting athlete that Mel Sheppard was severely Injured while running ott the Garden track. It waa a 300-yard dash, and Mel, while booming along up the back stretch, stepped on a piece of board that was defective, and his foot went through. .lust how Phep missed breaking his leg M byop4 the comprehension of those who ,naw that fall. He got off with a ery painful leg hurt, and at once brought suit against the Gar den management, and against (he New York Athletic Club, holding the games, as well. The N. Y. A. C. was held not re sponsible, and the owners of the Gar den went into bankruptcy, so Shep pard's suit was. not productive, as far as Peerless Ml was concerned, but It has done something for the athletes who are competing today. The new owners of the Garden, hearing of Sheppard's experience, de termined to tako no chances, and the now running track Is the result of their quick action. LAST NIGHT'S CRACKS. Jlobb. St. John's. III. Chaconas. Grand Centrals, 13?. King. Freemans, 131 T. Hilton. Southland, ISO. . Anderson. Poalofflce, 119. Krauss. Royals, 1M. Lewis. Royals, 117. Mahew. Grand Centrals. U7. Cornelius. Osiris. 1S$. Benson. C P. Ash Company. Coe, Southern Railway, 126. Chaconas, Center Market, 128. Stanford. Royals. 125. J. Ho4er, American Ice, No; . 1 Money,. Cocqas, Uo. .Briley, National" Publishing 123. 1 WOMEN BOLL TOHrQHT fflflef Cfftfr-aif gn4 CMtn Clah Off CmIro Alleys. 7fef tmmi, UU pins to decide the wlnnr, will to rollad by the Qftfl4 6'fliMf trui Caajao women bawling lm, on the Caslso alleys Umighi at 4 o'tUnk. A evw4 thr$9 will to certUtttt on ife 6fnM entrl 4Jrs next week. VA NDERBILT SEEKS TO ENTER LEAGUE How CoflfWefkig flan te Cetrv pete With Sevth Atfantkf Affectation, MUrKYflXZ, TasiL, Jaa. 1L Vaav aerftlH UnlvsrtHy, Htls4 wttk conditions ia the Southern Jjstercet- Ifgiate Associativa, Is cofuHtrivg. th proposition of nttrimg the Sosth Atlantic AttocUtloo. Kegetiatioas hart toes opened with Dr. J. W. H Pollard, president of the a. A- X. A and the Commodores may to fonad competing la that eireJa next tprimg. Vaaderbilt has bees feavlag cosatd- erable. trouble la the & L.JU for sev eral years and when It was leaned here that Georgia Tech had applied for membership ia tie South Atlantic oectioa. It was decided to seek like admittance. In the South Atlantic branch are; found Virginia, with whom Vaaaer bllt sow- maintains friendly football relations: Georgetown.' Catholic Uni versity, Washington and Lee. Mary land Bute. V. F. I Johns Bosklnc George Washington, North Carolina, St. John's, and .Blchmosd College. rnsctioB ass souarnt assaiuanea 0 the S. A. L A. and U likely to be ed- tajiica. wim ueorsna reca. prince- ton, and Vanderblir competing with the present members of the associa tion. Dr. Pollard's association Is ia for a big boom 1a track sport. VERSATILE PLAYeV - Rosa Young Can Play Infield or Garden With Equal Skill. NEW YORK; Jan ll-Though a young player taken to Uarlln by the Giants next month goes southward with very little chance of landing a Job, there--,Is 'one.yaangster who will n HT!ei41 -boj .. AKA 1st -w-e GVaw-tak-e, Tfr To "hTm 'SZJZ Mitchell, of Cincinnati will nod that he has a rival as an all around man E3r Cbapln and Ed Howaer, well In the league. The rookie In question knows bowlers, engaged ia aa un- la Rosa Tounsr. secured frocrf thm Sherman club of the Western Associa tion' -' Wi ' Young has .the -happy' faculty or be ing able to play bothbe infield fnd outfield, and the records show that at various times last season he played second base, shortstop, third base and the utfl.eloi.epft covered-each position well- Perhaps under the tutelage of the Little Napoleon ha 'may improve on his taientr'and learn to niteh. catch, and play th'e 'initial bag. Another - prominent feature of Young's work, is his ability to awing a' bat to advantage, and this Is al- waya a welcome attribute for a man,' recruit and veteran alike. The Western. Association season Is divided Into halves, and the consoli dated averages. for the-two halves of the 1016 campaign ahow that Young clouted the ball for a grand average of .362. In 127 games he went to bat 539 times, made 103 runs, 105 hits for a total of 240 bases and stole 42 sacks during the year. A player who an fill In readily at almost any position is of course a valuable man, as the Cincinnati club has discovered In tho case of Mitchell. This player at different times last sea son played flrst base, pitched, covered the outfield and acted as- pinch hitter. In one series against the Giants he did all four and mad plenty of trouble for McGraw'a men in doing jso. Then there is George Slsler. of the Browns, rated as one of the greatest players in the game. A man of this type would come In handy to the Olants. and Young may rest assured that he will be given every oppor tunity in the world to show what he can do. TERRY PICKS 'EM One-Time Champion Says Many Could Have Beaten Darcy. NEW YORK, Jan. 11. "Half a dozen boxers of my time could have trimmed this Les Darcy," is what Terry McGovern, once a featherweight champion, who nas a real fighting man, said. "Tommy Ryan would stop Darcy before he got off his bench. Stanley Ketchel would kill him. It would be a shame to put Darcy In the same ring with Ketchel. Nothing but murder, that's all. "And don't forget Kid Carter, who stopped Ryan. He'd do It faster than Ryan. "Tommy West was another who'd have fctopped Darcy. Kid McCoy would hardly have stopped him. but he'd have made a sucker out of him, and might have put him to sleep. "Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, thi cleverest man I ever paw in the ring, would outpoint Darcy in every round of a ten round bout. "Don't forget Mysterious Billy Smith. Tie one hand behind his back and put a pillow on the other, and he'd slaughter this Darcy. "Of course. 1 haven't seem this Dsrcy, but 1'te studied nls record. I think those fellows I've- Just named would easily have won from hjm, Judging by comparative records." The former "Terrible Terry" picks Billy Mlske to beat Darcy the first rtlme they face each other. BRITTON BEATS BADOUD NEW YORK. Jan. 11. Jack Brltton, claimant of the welterweight cham pionship, was easily from Albert Ba doud. European champion, In ten rounds..' HAYEBIGAYBRAGE MWSt'WBi ReyaJs Get 1,741 Set Afafaist Grand Centrals and Add Another Retard. AH the Royal teas needed to es tablish a. District record for the best duckpln average for three sets, when it entered the match with the Grand Centrals "in the National' Capital League, at the Royal alleys last night, was 1,610. This would have given the champion qumt aa average of 1,700, with the l,e8 and 2.7S3 sets previously rolled. lasteaa of 1,619, however, CapUU Lewis sad partners knocked down L7U pis, making a totaf of 6X3 maples for three mett, or aa average of 1,749 mi a fraction.. Last night's games were 7S, K&i, sad Ms. Graad Castral XaH LTS. Although the Royals woa two oat of three games, they were pressed ail the way. The Grand Centrals, wtta Mcfc Caacoass battering away for a UP coast, won the first game' (PS to 7S. They'matehed M against the Royaja SS4 is the second, and 3M against M2 ia the third; making a graad total of 1,708. Sari Lewis lad beta teams in. num ber of pias toppled with, set of 373, embracing games-of 127, 127, and. 118. Karry Krssas, the Royal anchor, con tributed 3S8, and this, added to his total of 422 rolled the nlcht before ia the District League, gave him an average of exactly 136 for six games. Xraaas Gate- "WeH. Krauss is xoUIsg- la better term bow than ever before te- his eveatf al career" oa the alleys. The "Flying Dutchman." should he keep up the present gait, or nearly so, ia all prob ability will hasg up mark for aver." age aaviag bo precedence here;" Harry' Stanford, of the Royals, af ter rotting below form for semo time, "came back" in the-'match sad regain- 1 ed'some of his lost average. His games' of 12C, IIP, and, 114 netted a total of atS. . ' Vaeth, tho 'crack- Graad Central. managed tb keep up with his aver age shooting with- his left shoulder out of shape aa las result of a wrenched muscle. ROLL UNUSUAL GAME Ch"" "" " an Hewser Six. usual irzme at th -pJar r-,iv- Chepln made. eight consecutive-marks. s&ven spares"'aad ose -strike,, missed the- ninth -box, and 'spared ta the tenth. HIa score was 168. Howaer followed Chapln, mark for mark, for six in a row,. Chapln baring 111 In the next frame to 103 for Haw ser. The latter also maie a spat In the ninth, his final 'total beiar 148. Nick Chaconas broke the record for a single .game In the Arcade League Tuesday when he rolled ISO with thr Gandlis against W. F. Roberts Com pany." The Gandlis established a new mark for set, with 1,906. Miss Eckhard't game of 132 still stands as a District record. That string probably will remaia unequal ed by a woman daring the season. Joe Swaggert, day manager of the National Capital alleys, planned to organize an afternoon league of three man teams, but has been unable to get the prospective members togeth er. Earl Lewis, of the Royals, roiled a set or 300 in his initial appearance In a league match this season, and has failed to get within striking distance of the mark since. Some exceptional scores have been rolled In the Palace tournament, In which S150 will he distributed in prizes. Matchett is leading In the qualifying totals with, a mark well above 1,300- for ten games. HATES BRIGHT LIGHTS- Les Darey Finds New York Fearful Bore and Is Glad to Go. One would think that after a man has been living a drab and colorless life in far-off Australia, after he had serve! several weeks as a stoker In the hold of a tramp steamer, after "ie had denied himself everything In tne worll. he would be allured, entertain ed, .aselnated by the wonderful at tractions of New York. Almost any human being would, but not Lea Darcy, Australia's wonderful cham pion, who will appear in Baltimore next Saturday in his short tour of the country preparatory to starting his fighting campaign in America. The very day that Darcy arrived in America, Tex Rlckard took him in hand and started to ahow him "flash alley," the "great white way" of New York, with Its myriad lights, theaters, restaurants, beautiful and wicked women, and marvelous shows. Darcy looked at it all under hi heavy eyebrows, with a gjeam or Irony In hla eyes, and a half sneer on his lips. He sat silent at the restaur ant tables throughout the evening, while the greatest entertainers in the world appeared before him, and the naked shoulders of beautiful women In evening dress hedged him all about. About 12 o'clock, when the fun was Just beginning In some places, Darcy roused himself from hla alienee, nudged Tex Rlckard. and aaM: 'Xefs go some place where I can sleep." Since then Darcy has shunned Broadway, has avoided aa rnueh as possible the continued Introductions and shaking of hands, the smudge plaudits of sleek hangers-on. the open admiration of women, the crowds which gather wherever he goes, the reeturants, where he was the aenter of attention, and all the oily pralsV of near-men, hiding himself away In a lonely retreat in Leonia. where he can be by himself, and train for hia battles to come. r r U-di. I Afejt.- .Jo .k.