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FROM POLICE COURT RECORDS IT APPEARS THAT MVVyWWMV.ViA Tener Wins First Tilt With Ban Oyer Meeting gtKinM Indoor Sports l5WW WiW& OH I K.OVJ HER. ! '""" 'BOOB I m BEv MCW iHes STudU L.fl-MP A TENER WINS FIRST TILT WITH AMERICAN LEAGUER By LOUIS A. John K. Tener has won his fast tilt with Ban Johnson. There will be no joint meeting of the major leagues in Chicago, December 13, and the boss, of the American League has come out for a schedule of 154 games. While there i ssmall likelihood of Ban Johnson's losing his grip on af fairs in his own league, his overlord sbrrof baseball in general is a thing of the-past- Ban-fell down on then question of exemption for 288 major league players to ' "keep up the standard o fthe game." In order to make up 2SS players. John son had to Include the National League, string each of the sixteen clubs eighteen players for service in Ml. That was where he made his tremendous mistake, lor President John K. Tener, .who has swallowed some particularly nasty com ments on his ability within the past three years, was Quick to take Immedi ate advantage. Tener Opposes Johnson. ' The National League will not even think of seeding exemption for its play ers, was what Tener said. "Further more. Mr. Johnson has no right to speak for the National League He has all he can do to take care of his own league. We ire willing to go along and do the best we can. We are not Calamlty Janas In the National League. We are willing to take our medicine without howling for help." The rift between the two leagues was then in evidence for the first time. It was whispered that It began when the Baltimore Federal League stockholders filed their suit before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, though it had been kept a secret. Then came the untimely 'announce ment from Garry Herrmann, chairman of the National Commission and an intimate friend of Johnson's, that a "Joint meeting of the two major leagues would be held at Chicago on December 13. Tener Tarns It Down, Every more In the chess game of. oaseoau pontics was giving 'iener ammunition and he again leaped into the breach. He turned down all thought of having- his magnates go to Chlcsgo for December 13. He tern psred his snub somewhat by saying that his magnates "were In favor of such a meeting, but could not see their way to attend It." The National League will meet at New Tork In annual session next Tuesday, and according to Garry Herr mann's announcement, the National leaguers were to hop right out to Chicago to confer with the American leaguers on the next day. Train schedules would have ruined this plan. naa Herrmann out noticed it. Today comes the denial that there will be any Joint session between the two big- leagues, though it Is sug gested that such a session 'may be held at Pittsburgh or Cincinnati following- the annual meeting of the Na tional League. Johnson Doesn't Care. Ban Johnson now says that he "doesn't care much whether there is a meeting of the two leagues or not." Tno days ago he was anxious for one. He wanted It at Chicago, so that the American League would be In the po sition of host to the older league's representatives. This used to be the custom, but those customs have faded away ever since that yell for exemp tion of 2JI players to "keep up the standard of the game." From Chicago today comes the statement that Ban Johnson and his s Whole Wheat Flesur.' 6c lb. 13 os. CaL Sardines Ifc Xlamsa.th Hurts 4 for 25t Our Pest Flear JliOO bbl- Wender Coffee 20t 1 lb. Star Cocoa 25 Kaex Gelatine 15c pkg 12-Fourth Street Southeast and AQ the J. T.D.PYLES STORES THE TIMES' COMPLETE SPORTING PAGE (OopTrlffct, X1I7, DOUGHEE. If Army Draft Comes To Major Leagues PITTSBURGH. July 20. Cincinnati proved easy for the rejuvenated Pi rates yesterday, the Jlnal score being J to 1 "Big -Six" Mathewson was knocked off-the. jrjjbber In -the. .third ucd .agie r.ye jhki DecKiey col' tided with a fadeaway for a home run, scoring Tred Clarke, Beaumont and Leach ahead of him. "Honus1 Wagner stole four bases. CHICAGO. July 20. Jimmy Calla han pitched beautiful ball yesterday. shutting out the Browns C to 0. la- bell's fielding around first base was a feature. George Stone was robbed of a home run In the second by Hughey Duffy's great running catch close to the flagpole In left field. Pelty gave way to Powell In the sixth for the Brown;. BOSTON. July 1'0. Fred Tenney's triple in the eighth, scoring Fred Lake and "Dutch" Klobedanz. won for the Braves yesterday over the Giants. 3 to 2. McGraws fielding at third was brilliant, although his throwing was off color, thus giving him three errors. Mike Donlln col lected three hits In four times up oft Klobedanz. magnates will support a schedule of 154 games. This Is another victory for Tener and the National League Johnson was at first seeking a sched ule of 140 games, owing to the war. Now he has seen the light. When the 140-game schedule was suggested by Ban Johnson, President Tener had something to say, and It was right to the point. Both I'ae Same Irk. "The National League Is In favor of 154 games." said Tener. "Of course, we have no control over the action of the American League. If Mr. Johnson's magnates prefer a short schedule of 140 games, they will adopt It. The only hitch will come in the use of the. Polo Grounds In New York. Both leagues use the same park there." And right there was seen a big hitch, too. It Is impossible for the American League to And a convenient park In the metropolis, as It would be Im politic to purchase one at this lime. By the time this situation filtered through Ban John's brain cells, he again changed his mind. Now he Is willing to have his league play 154 games. Things hae changed considerably In baseball. President Tener Is now at the top. Ban Johnson's Influence, always grudgingly admitted, is fast waning in the National Lesgue. A new line-up is not without the realms of possibility. WILL DECIDE ON GAME. . Prospec's of a snow -covered field at American League park may call off tomorrow's championship benefit foot ball game between the Coast Artlllery Corps team and the Mohawks. Offi cials will get together tonight on the arrangements and will probably con fer with the Washington Baseball Club officials.' PUTS UP LIBERTY BOND. BALTIMORE. Md., Dec. 8. Oriole Gun Club members are competing for two Liberty bonds In the first of a series of winter trap shooting events today. 0UTP0INT8 ERTLE. CLEVELAND. Dec 8. "Kewple" Ertle. of St Paul, was outpointed here last night by Jack Wolfe, a local ban tam. In ten tut rounds. Inttroatlooal News Scrrlet.) INGLESIDES MAKE I L Ingleside bowlers, of the National Capital .Duckpln League are chesty today. New hats are expected to be purchased by the Ingleside rollers for they have something to boast of in having- not only rolled a 601 fame, but a set of 1,722 In a match against the Grand Central team. " But one game -of the number credited to the Inglesldes was less than 100. and but one came rolled by Individuals was more than 132 which bespeaks some of the most consistently good alley work, that has been noted this season. ' The score of the record gams fol lows: National Capital Dnekpln League. Ingleside. Grand Central. Krltrer ill 111 111 W'stanbolo 119 100107 Farrow 103 111 111! Brandt 112100 M Whltford... 1C 111 IB Welsh.. . 17 IB 1M Klker. Ill 111 ti Dummy M X SO Ueany 17 1 lMJVaeth.- . 13 lit H Total. KT (01 mi Tola, . t!l SM 4M The Battery team of the Capital City League has rolled some excep tional games this season, but none much better than last night's per formance against the Eastern team. Baftery bowlers won all three games with scores or 660, 562, and 631, an exceptional set all things considered. DeMar led both teams with a score of 152 In the first game, totalling 1,683 In the three games, a fine per formance were it not clouded by the great scoring of the Ingleside bowl ers. Several individual records were hung up in last night's alley clashes. Maize, of Decaturs, got 145 against the Newtons In the Mt. rleasant. Do Mar's 152 led the individuals. Higgs, of the Coppershop, got 141; Tenton, of Knickerbockers, made 137, and Webb, of Washington Centennial, got 128. SCHOOL TEAMS AHEAD IN OPENING CONTESTS Central and Business opened their basketball seasons successfully yes terday with victories. The Central quint took on the Maryland State College eleven In a practice sime and rolled up 65 points to 13 for the collegians who were making their start at the floor game- Daley shot fourteen baskets from the floor for Central. In the Business oni Conzsga proved no match for the Stenog raphers, who took a 13-to-7 e-ame.' The Gonzaga lads failed' to score dur ing the first half so closely were they guarded. CHAPIN AND TWEEDALE IN CUE MATCH TONIGHT Leo Tweedale and Kay Chapin will cross cues In the tournament at Sher man's tonight with Walter Wallace as refeiee. The matches have proren un usually popular. Harry Stanford, who lias been on the winner's end recently, defeated Charles Goodacre by 100 to G4 in last night's engsgement. U8AAC3 IN LONG RACE. PHILADELPHIA. Dec 8 The United States army ambulance corps of Allentown, has a team entered In the annual aenlor cross-country championships of the Middle Atlantic A. A. U., being held here today under the auspices of the Meadowbrook Club. Fifteen Usaacs will compete. BABBLER AN AVIATOR. Johnny Bassler. former Cleveland catcher sent to Los Angeles, where he played fine ball, last son, has enlisted In the aviation corps, GREA CAPITAL By TAD Camouflage in Football "About tho finest kind of camouflage pulled an nually in football is the All-Amcrican team," saj-s Sol Metzger, coach of the "Washington and Jefferson eleven. But this is only one sentence of Metzger's live, breezy article to be found in the sports columns of The Times. He has many more. His article teems with incidents sure'to bring a smile to your face. Yon should read it, if only to obtain an inside view of some , of the inauy funny things connected with our great fall sport, football. . . SHORT SPORT TALKS By Louis One effect of the war: will be a rejuvenation of boxing, which has rather gone to seed in the past ten years or so. Thousands of young men are now being taught the elements of boxing for use in handling the bay onet, and they are not likely to forget their knowledge on their return from Europe. Clark Griffith likes to tell how war between the North and South, camps of the Union forces. The new national army, for it is nourishing everywhere. Despite the nambypambies, war does make for manly men. It is a certainty that the returning armies will bring back with them an innate lore of boxing, of playing football and baseball, of running and leaping in the open air. This is the story of the ages. A good story is being told of a Texas husky who challenged anybody in the house at an army camp series of bouts at Waco, Tex., recently. The cut-up kid weighed In the neighborhood of 200 pounds, but quickly a smaller lad in khaki accepted the challenge. After an even first round, the khaki-clad boxer proceeded to give his bigger opponent a terrific lacing, ending by handing him a sleep punch before the second round closed. "Gee whiz, who is that guy?" inquired the Texan. "Packey McFarland," was the reply. It was: Packey is an instructor at Waco. ECKEKSALL A GREAT KICKER. Walter Eckersall, Chicago University's wonderful quarterback, now lying at the point of death from cancer of the stomach, was quite the greatest dropkicker ever developed in the history of American football. Twice he dropkicked five goals against an opposing eleven. On November 18, 1905, Eckersall booted field goals from the 36, 25, 25, 25, and 18-yard lines against Illinois. In the following year, playing against Nebraska on November 24, he dropkicked field goals from the 38, 34, 34, 30, and 20-yard lines. Against Wisconsin, October 3, 1903, Eckersall sailed over three field goals, each from the 25-yard line. Eckersall's record of five dropkicked field goals in, one game equals that set up by Bernie Trafford, the old Harvard star, who booted over five against Cornell on November 1,4890, two from the 35-yard line and three from the 30-yard line. But Trafford never had another day like that one. .MAGNATES ARE IN FORM. "There' will be plenty of fighting when the magnates gather here next week to" "We don't care what the American League does," said President Tener today, "we are ready " "The American League is prepared to cut loose from the National League if " "The National League is strong enough to paddle its own " "Teamwork is sadly lacking in baseball circles when " There are Bolshcviki on this side of the pond, right among baseball men, too. I'ltTTlvr irnilVIVR WORK DOWN. Among the schemes sure to come up for discussion wnen the magnates meet next week will be one for shortening the training trip as a means of saving money. Clubs planning long jaunts, such as the Cubs to California and the White Sox and Giants to Texas, will hardly greet this suggestion. They will lose even more money by the proposed scheme. Ban Johnson is said to believe two weeks sufficent for preparing a major league club, provided the players report in any kind of shape. Garry Herrmann would make the training season last three weeks. Those five and six weeks in Dixieland are to be mere history next spring, that's sure. FRED FULTON. CHAMPION. T-.J T.V.Y. . J.:M f a .Titac WHlmt'., m till- J. ;icu ration's willingness to lay ci" .-.--- ....y.o ...,K ue, uc fendmg it against all-comers, wi" tert a J"""00? a11 around.. Every heavyweight in the country who ever went ten rounds to no decision with Fulton will dispute the Minnesota man's right. to the honors, and yet from where we sit, Fulton has quite the best claim to the crown, providing " "a$..realIy mean to quit boxing. ........... With Wiflard on the shelf Fulton looks to be the best ofjjie poor lot of heavies now in the ring. He has shown his superiority overall of them. Fulton may not be as great as the champions of the past, but where is there a Dtr man, barring; Willard, now A CERTAIN (CBpyrtrSt. WIT, Istsrnatlonal A. Dougher ' baseball was an outgrowth of the flourishing everywhere in the army same may be said of boxing in the wowing at me game . .11 iHJ)Ji vrL . ' " RM6 y f?") fool' J ' (' AM0 Br7Sr Z KIND OF EARLY SHOPPING IS BARRED Nsws Servtee.) r Ti BASKETBALL TEAM "Blendy" Cashln, Georgetown's vet eran guard, will be lost to the bas ketball team for the remainder of the season, as he has quit college to en ter the army service. Despite the ab- sense of Cashln and Henry OTSojle, Georgetown's guards ft last season. the basketball quint "boasts of-jj-44-to 10 victory over Mt. St, Joseph's Col lege today. The visitors appeared last night on the hilltop and failed to show any thing out of the ordinary In basket ball. Georgetown's coach was expect ing a tough battle and was more or less disappointed .that the St. Jo lads were so weak. Seventeen minutes elapsed In the first half before St. Jo got anything that looked like a basket. Berger shot one from the floor for the visl tors. Georgetown has rolled up thirty points with Jim McN'ulty and Freddy Fees in the mood to score. John O'Reilly held back the Hilltop pers in the second half despite the cover-up tactics of the visitors. Many subs were given a chance on the blue and gray line-up. O'Lone. last year's captain, covered the floor well, but was not up to his ususl standard In shooting. Keresey and Lonschack guarded well at all times. Berger, the visitors center, was the only player to get more than one floor goal. Monohan, Derlvleux, Smith. Morris, and Cans got Into the game for the Illlltoppers. YAT.F. ftARSMFN SRRVINf, COUNTRY 'OVER THERE' NEW HAVEN, Dec. S.-Htwsslearned today that of the nine members of the two Tale crews that rowed Tale's only race against the University of Pennsyl vania last April, and who were mem bers of the class of 1517. mo are already in France and seven are distributed in military serices as follows: Field artillery officers. Includinr two captain. 4; United States navy, 1: aviation corps, z. The full list of oars men who were gHen their "T" for row ing against the Quakers is as follows: William Adams, Jr unreported; Sam uel W. Atkins, captain. Three Hundred and Second Field Artillery. Camp Devens; Herbert W. Coleman, unre ported; Laurence A. Fox. second lieu tenant. Nineteenth Field Artillery. Fort Sam. Houston. Tex. ; Wesley C Gamble, first lieutenant. Three Hundred and Seventh Filed Artillery. Cams Dix. New Jersey; Oliver F. Green, first-class gun ner's mate, navy; Thomas II. Lasher, quartermaster, navy, now in France; Cord Mejer. captain of crew last spring, second lieutenant aviation section, signal corps, now In France": Knight Woolley. captain. Battery D. Three Hun dred and Eighth Field Artillery. Camp Dlx, N. J. EXPECT TENNIS TITLES. -NKV YORK. Dec. S. That national champions will be restored to national tennis tournaments is the belief to day follow inr the annual meeting of the United States Lawn Tennis Asso ciation. The annual meeting of the association will be held Mondaj. WILL DECIDE ON BOXING. NEW TOllK. Dee. S. Legality of boxing bouts under the club member ship plan in New York has been put up to special sessions court. The nine officials of the Broadway Sport ing Club, who had been summoned to appear In magistrate's court, were held in SS00 ball each for appearance In special sessions. MILLER BEATS BLACKBURN. PHILADELPHIA, Dec. S. Young Herman Miller, of Baltimore, defeat ed Joe Blackburn, the veteran col ored middleweight. In six rounds here last night. Blackburn lacked aggres siveness snd took a severe pounding about the body. CASH N NOW LOS BLUE AND GRAY iiiVf Tifatf Just WESTERN'S 1914 ELEVEN GIVES MANY TO SERVICE Announcement of the appointment of Walter P. O'Brien as first lieuten ant D. C."N. G a-' former member of The Times sporting staff and -a.' mem ber of the 1914 Western High Schoool football team- Is another, chapter in the remarkable record of the Bed and Whits team. O'Brien left The Times staff to so to the border with the national guard. He was a 4Fgntaad last miwimwr studied for a 'lieutenancy. He received his commission as secondr'lleutenant and recently took his examinations tor a Tirst lieutenancy, wnicn ne suc cessfully passed. Tlsyrd Fsdlkaelu In 19140'Erien played fullback on Western's football team. In the backfleld were Brooke Brewer, Eve lyn Fuller, John .Whelchel and Philip Pepper. Pepper recently received his ap pointment after six months' training as first lieutenant In the aviation service, and Is in France. John Wel chel is In the United States Naval Academy, where he has made a great record in the class room as well as la; JOE FREEMAN PLANNING STIRRING RING SEASON "I am planning a stirring boxlnr season for Ardmore," says Manager Joe Freeman. "This bout between Jeff Smith and Kid Sheeler Is but the beginning, i w..t i . whi ton fans the very best as far aa I possibly can. "The close or the boxing season in New Tork has turned loose a 'number of capable performers, and I hope to show some of the best here. For In stance, 'Irish Patsy Cllne. Johnny Dundee. Jack Britton. Eddie MacAn drtws, Willie Jackson, and Battling Levlnsky are on my list. These are but a few names, but they Indicate the class of the shows I am plannlnr for Ardmore." Freeman Is now busy arranging the remainder of his card for the open ing show, featured by Jeff Smith, the Bayonne middleweight, and Kid Shee ler, of Frederick. Md. He expects a well balanced entertainment for the Capital's boxing fans. MARYLAND WILL HAVE CUDGEL NEXT SEASON Maryland's tracks will have the great three-year-old. Cudgel. In ac tion next season. He will be In prac tically all the big Maryland stakes. and will meet Hourless and Omar Khayyam before the racing year is verj- far along. Cudgel will arrive at II. G. Bedwell's farm, near Laurel, within a few days, where he will re main during the winter. J. W. Schorr, the Memphis brewer, has sold Cudgel for J30.000 to Capt. J. K. L. Bos. of the Canadian army. Bedwell la Captain Boss' trainer. BAR CERTAIN SPORTS. MIDDI.ETO'U.'N. Conn., Dec. S. The A. official ban at Wesleyan has reen In 1916 FIncher kicked 1U out of IT placed on lawn tennts, swimming, and foals from touchdown. In 191? he track and field sports, but baseball. ' kicked 49. missing- -. In two sea basketball, and football will be con-1 sons, therefore. Fincher has mlssed tinued. the authorities believing them t but " goals ' from touchdowns out of value In building atrong men fori of 6 attempt. army service. ic tunc usuaii?- given to the banned sports will be used fori z military Instruction. HAUGHTON IS HOPEFUL. BOSTON, Dec. 8. Percy Haughtoni is hopeful that Harvard will "have ' varsity football next year Iri place of the Informal game" played this sea son." I believe that a changed stu dent viewpoint next year." says the1 famous football coach, "will result in lass Informality In athletics at Cim- bridge." AMWVWMWVVWWWMI H2ftppers Lose Star Wki Cask'i kks Ha; VMWWVWMIKXMIWWNWtfl Like Mrs. S. athletics. Brooke Brewer la with the Allentown ambulance unit. Earl Boyer, who played end. Is in the army. Jack Adams, left tackle, la , a, first lieutenant. In the national army, while Lawrence Orayson, the other tackle Is in the aviation serv ice. Edwin GIblln, center, was In the D. C N. C while the guards. "Mae Brady, who waa captain, and Llewel lyn Nicholson are In the army. Brady la a sergeant In the engineer corps, while Nicholson, who had a great scholastic record at Stevens Institute, Is a corporal la the artillery. Others Jala Arasy. Other members of the team were "Pots" Rohrer, who Is In the army, and "Mackey" Matthews, another lineman, who Is a member of the' engineer corps. Two of the members of the team, John Mackall and Ray mond Peck, are still in college, but have done war work in summer with their college units. Evelyn Fuller died two years ago while In attend ance at the University of California. This record for army service Is thought to be unequaled. aa every member of the team la either In the army, has seen service or is expecting to receive a commission. USMOTANTAUmRlTY FOR TRIP TO PASADENA ALLENTOWN, Pa.. Dec 8. The Usaacs are today awaiting the O. K. of the War Department upon their plan to take the varsity football eleven to Pasadena, Cal., to battle the San Francisco" Marines on Janu ary 1. 1818. All arrangements, bar rlnr the necessary sanction from the War Department at Washington, have been completed. The Ambulance coach. Lieut. Dad Clarke, will take his squad, twenty- two atrong. to the West. The entire trip will take twenty-one days, and It Is expected that the time consumed will be rated In a military way as a furlough for the men. Among those who expect to make the long journey are Lieut. Dud Clarke. Jack Dunn. Michigan; Mike Murphy. Tale; O. Francke, Harvard; O. Hurr .Ohio State; C. Cramer. Min nesota; Brooke Brewer, Maryland i Tuffy Conn. Oregon Aggies; Ben Cub bage, Penn State; Jim CDonnell. iPenn State; Jim Farrell. Susquehan , na; Pike Johnson and Lindsey Moore, Washington and Lee; C. Boyd. Uni versity or California: Bea Mayneld, Sand Wick; George Abel. University of Washington. RICKEY DENIES STORY. NEW TORK. Dec 8. Branch Rickey, president or the St. Louis Cardinals, through President Tener. of the National Lesgue. today Issued a denial of a story published within a week or so that lie would suggest to the National League magnates that all their profits in 1913 should be given to the Go eminent. Rickey says such action would be foolish, and that he Is not jet a fool KICKS 65 GOALS. In two vear FIncher Georgia I Tech's goal kirkin; tacle. hii added 65 points to the Yellowjackets' total by tooting gonls from touchdowns. BALTIMORE Excellent Place to Eat Geed Service BAURTS RESTAURANT 320 W. Saratoga St Wersaerty with Tke LasJSjrsa." F St, Wash, D. C. - ' .