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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1. 1922.
TILDEN AND PATTERSON TAKE COURTS TODAY IN FIRST DAVIS CUP MATCH WASHINGTON TIMES SPORTS FRIDAY, 8EPTEMBER 1, 1922. j LAWN TENNIS CLIMAX _ BEGINS TODAY AS CUP TOURNEY GETS START By THOMAS L. CUMMISKEY. NEW YORK, Sept. 1.?A most colorful climax to a lawn tennis year will begin today at 2:80 o'clock at Forest Hills. Long Island, when William T. Tilden, 2d, star of America's defenders of , the Davis cup, meets Capt. Gerald L. Patterson, the star of Aus tralia's challengers. The meeting, the first singles match in play for the famous trophy, is generally considered the challenge round at Wimbledon being transferred to this country. True, Patterson won the title of world's champion, which victory in the all comers' tourney at the British courts is accepted as being, but Tilden, twice the winner, did not defend. i , Sine* the victory of the hard-hit-' ting Australian captain, there has been a great desire to have them meet In a special match, but this was denied because of the rules. Now, through the fortune of the draw, they are to pUty In the Inkial affair for the far-known cup. The thousands who will throng the picturesque West Side club courts, the millions interested all over the world, will consider the meeting as the medium to decide the much agitated question as to who is the best player la the universe. It will mark a most Inspiring beginning in what promises to be a hard-fought battle for the trophy. After this match Is over, "Little f Bill" Johnston, of San Francisco, w^o a year ago declared he intended laying away his racquet for good and ?11 as far as championship play was concerned, will be seen In action against James O. Anderson, whom good critics feel may prove the sen sation In the round before It Is over. Either of these players may easily be crowned the champion ?f the world as a result of their ' ? matches in the round or in the ? national singles play, shortly to begin at Philadelphia. They are capable of great things. The per formances of Patterson and Til den, however, In the past few years, have placed the latter higher In general estimation. "Little Bill" Johnston has been at the top of his game for weeks, just doing enough playing to hold the edge, and when he Is right the -world knows he Is a marvel. An derson has recovered fully from an illness which kept him out of his team's play against France and 8pain, and is now primed to go at top speed. Top speed with Anderson means that he can go a sizzling pace and not mind It to any noticeable ex tent. "I feel tip-top," he said today, after a workout at Forest < Hills. "Honestly, 1 never felt better and I think I am hitting the best I have atnee leaving Australia." .. He calls a six-set workout against 4 capable player "a bit of a knock." It would knock some other) players breathless <he way he goes at It. Dean Mathey, the American play er, who has been playing Anderson in practice matches, said of him to day: "The point about Anderson's game Is that he gets the results with so little effort. He Is so big that he Covers the court easily and he never makes a false move. He is timing perfectly and hitting very hard, so Three-Cent Basis Is Average Of Fan Interest Some few more than 3,000 sandlot fans watched yesterday's Standard Oil-General Accounts engagement at Union Station. There was considerable interest in the encounter. The gentle [ manly representatives of the teams went through the crowd for a collection, and when War ren Tenney got through counting up the chicken feed he found that he had $102.18, two ear tokens, and a Canadian dime. This is an average of a little more than 3 cents per fan. An even larger crowd is expected today for the play-off encounter. Tenney is sure the average will be boosted. he ought to play some remarkably fine tennis In the matches." ' .lust how remarkable they will be has the lawn tennis lovers ? guessing. Up against the speedy . "Little Bill," whose m?7n reliance Is speed, they will know defi nitely. Of the two, Johnston to the more experienced, but Ander son has . no vital weakness. It should be a thriller. It may out shine the play of Patterson and Tilden. A long-drawn-out match will not be surprising. Captain Patterson has one well known wefknesa?his backhand Tilden, with a genius for making the moat of opponents' weaknesses and not calling upon his speed until he desires to finish out a game quickly. Is very likely to outdo Patterson by playing hl? weaknesa continually. He Is e master player, as he has frequently proved, and Patterson will have tc rise to supreme heights to beat "Big Bill." That is, of course providing Tilden Is on his game. Patteraon defeated Anderson at Wimbledon, playing his high speel game, but the fact he had a bet ter knowledge of Anderson thar Johnston and Tilden undoubt I edly had a great deal to dc with It. Unless the critics art all wrong, Anderson will prov< the hardest man for "Little Bill' and "Big Bill." On Monday Tilder Is to meet Anderson and Johnstor will play Patterson. These matches may be Just s< : much running through with sched ules, of the Americans win botl I singles engagements today and th< I doubles tomorrow, but that Is I matter of doubt. LEADERS IN STYLE Presenting a Real Buy For Men A smart, snappy model in tan calf, brogue effect, with rubber heels, assuring com fort and wear. Plain Toe and Tip Patent Oxfords, A QP with rubber heel*. Some buy for. . . Regent Boot Shop 943 Pa. Ave. N. W. SAYS "BUGS" Baer: When Kilbftnt Mitts Dun dee?Ring Will Look Like Old Home Week in Old Soldiers' Home. I UNTIL Johnny Dundee slappe< Danny Fruah for a flotilla of side dishes. folka thought that Johnny didn't have no more punch than barley broth. Here'a a bird who waa on the committee that welcomed Colum bua to America. George Jigga Mc Manua aaya Dundee la ao old that he haa arrow marka on hi* back where the Indians uaed to ?hoot at him on his way to school. Nobody knowa how long John will keep on fighting becauae they didn't wind clocks up that far ahead. He'a been in the ring now almoat twenty yeara, daylight sav ing time. Slapping everybody from all anglea and only gueaalng wrong onoe when Jackson speared him like a whale. His eaay mobbing of Fruah makea Klibane'a kicking content with Danny look very atupld. Some folka figure that Fruah took a plea. But he also took a beating with it. Kilbane will fight Dundee, be cauae here la one battler that Kil bane won't have to apot fifteen yeara or more. Both of 'em .ire old enough to climb to heaven on their own bearda. That's aa fighting agea go. The kid who starts in at eighteen haa to fight fifteen yeara before he '.earn* anything. By that "time he la too old to use It. The old aquirrela get the beat hickory nuta after their teeth are gone. Thia will be the battle of tho "3?. There will be plenty of age in it. Girls With Tiny Feet No Good For Golf, Says Teacher LONDON, Sept. 1.?Small feet are a tragedy for women who long to become great golf er*. A well-tailored London sports woman entered the shop of a Scotch professional and indicat ed her desire to learn the great game. Aye, I'll gie ve a lesson," said the Scotsman disdainfully noticing the woman's feet, "but ye'll no mak a player. Ye havna gowfing feet. Ye canna get a firm stance wi thae doll's feet." London shoemakers state that there is a growing tendency upon the part of English wom en to insist upon larger shoae. TO PUI? TODAY Section A, in Unlimited Class, Expected to Be Cleared Up at Washington Barracks. Dominican Lyceum and Sherwood are meeting today at the Washing ton Barracks to settle the unlimited championship in the Independent baseball aerlea. The Lyceum t*?m apparently already "In" on the title, la making Ha claim clear in the ef fort to clean up the Sherwood players. Shamrock knocked off 8herwoo?I yesterday and the Lyceum lads wh.i nave been beaten but once expect to land today's game The contest la slated to atart at S p. m. ^ "??lor the Roamet and Haly Name teamr will play in ?n engagement scheduled for Union Park. Fifteenth and H streets northeast Over at Thirty-seventh and H streets the Llnworth Midget* and Plasa teama are Hated. Here la the dope on the titular aerie# in the varioua sections: UNLIMITED DIVISION. Motion A. ^ W. ' L. Pet Dominican Lyaeum.. 2 1 <(<| Shamrock S ? '.or Sherwood I 1 THE MINUTE MAN OF THE GIANTS CASEY STENGEL, who is presented herewith, while an irregular player as a Giant, has been coming through regularly in the pinches every time he has been called upon in an emer gency by Manager McGraw. | YESTERDAYS RESULTS. 8hamrock, 6; Sherwood, 4. SENIOR DIVISION. W. h. Holy Name 1 0 Roamers 0 1 JUNIOR DIVISION. Section B. W. Ij. Linworth Juniors.... 5 1 Knickerbocker Jrs... 6 2 Mount Pleasant 5 2 Plaza 1 6 Anacostla Eagles .... 1 7 SECTION WINNERS. Unlimited division ? Section B, Mohawk; section C, Union Printers. Junior division?Section A, Holy Name Juniors. Midget division?Linworth Midgets. TODAY'S OAMES. Unlimited division ? Domihflcan Lyceum vs. Sherwood, Washington barracks, 6:16. ' Senior / division?Holy Nace va, ' Roamer, at Union Park, 5 o'clock. Junior Division?Plasa vs. Lin 1 worth, Thirty-seventh and R streets ' northwest. PEN PITCHER HANGS UP EIGHTH VICTORY IN ROW McALESTER, , Okla.. Sept. 1 ? ' Eugene Whitehill, pitching ace for | the Oklahoma State Penitentiary baseball team, twirled a two-hit git me and added sixteen to his long Hat of atrlke-outs, winning his eighth consecutive game. 1 to 0, recently. Whitehlll !? twenty-three . years old and has eievnn more ' years to serve on a fifteen-year > sentence. He la a model prisoner, I officials say. Pot. 1.000 .000 Pot. .S3S .750 .714 .143 .126 MNOISH CUP TO EDDIE HELD, NEW CHAMPION St. Louis Youth Defeat Dick Walsh, of New York, in Pub lic Park Tournament. TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 1.?Edward Held, of 8t. Louis. Is national public park golfing champion for 1922 and possessor of the Jarnfn D. Standlah trophy. Held In the final round on the Ottawa course yesterdfcy de feated Richard Walsh, of New York, by 6 and p. Held played perfect golf In the final and literally ran away from Walsh In the teat, which showed hla superiority. The St. Louie youth, who qualified In the amateur cham pionship tournament laat summer at 8t. Louis with a card of 7?, being one stroke below -lease Guilford and Francis Oulmet, shot a 71 going out yesterday, and was tl for the nine holes when hla advantage over Wash was great enough to assure him a victory. , Held welgha hut 126 pounds. His playing was exceptional In that he geta tremendous distance and la un< usually accural*. Walah put up a fine game, but wia no match for the St. Louis lad. K. E. CANFIELD MAY GET CENTRAL APPOINTMENT K. E. Canfeld, former army physi cal director, may jet the appoint ment as physical director at Central High School, to succeed C. A. Mett ler, resigned last spring. If salaries are available this fall, Canfleld will set the Job, declared Stephen p. ?Cramer, assistant superintendent ot Hiblic schools today. The announcement of the appoint ment of O. W. H. Hughes, as a? :l?tant athletic-coach at Eastern, Is lot a matter of the public school ap pointments, said Mr. Kramer, No appointment has been made through he Franklin School, according to he assistant superintendent. Fothergill Reports. DETROIT, Sept. 1.?Bob Fother *111, the roly-poly slugging out fielder from Rocheater, reported to the Tigers today and wtll replace Hellmann tn right field. BASE BALL r<SSZ AMKIUTAN LUOD1 PAKR WASHIN6T0N vs. BOSTON sr.* Mt, .< TO. HMM 0*.. sir Mlir I LOANS ^ HORNING DIAMONDS, WATCIES, JEWELIY 1 [iwtli hi Highway TIE FOR LEAD 1 TO BE BROKEN IN GAME TODAY Standard Oil and Central Ac counts Fight It Out for Lead ership of Section B Seriee. Br BRYAN M0R8E. General Accounting Office end Standard Oil are being shot right hack at each other today at tht Terminal Railroad Y. M. C. A. field in the play-off for the championship of the Section B aeries. At a meet ing of the executive board of the Dis trict Baseball Asaoclatlon yesterday at the concluaion of the game In which Standard Oil proved a wlnr?er, the rival managers agreed to go right back again. Major Robert H. Young, president of the asaoclatlon, found an easy so lution to the problem of concluding the Section B titular engagements and the way is now clcared for the final championship games to be staged next week. When It was apparent that Stand ard Oil would be an eaay victor in yesterday's engagement the man agers were gotten together. The committee in charge decided to call off the remaining games in which the leader* and Washington Gas and Western Union participated, and to wind up the engagements as soon as possible Standard OU got to Lem Owen in good shape, and that worthy wua removed from the fracaa yesterday In favor of Eddie Carroll. Carroll was unable to check the onslaughts of the Oil men who won by 11 to 8. 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Standard OU vn O. A. O., Union Sl^ tlon; umpire*, Hughai and Woodwasd; acorar. Beard. J Vrnterda>'< Game. Standard Oil. 11; U. A. O.. (. '* Hi expected that the committee la charge of the series will meet to de cide the outcome of the future gams* Today Woodward and Hughf* aje handling the contest. The teams will toss up to see which is the hoiiie team. ' <* Yesterday's contest was featured by the hitting and fielding . ?f Brownie. Lemerice, the third sacker of the Standard Oil nine. I<emeflbe got three hits in four trips. HILDA JAMES RETURNS xm TO ENGLAND NEXT WEEK NEW YORK, Sept. 1.?Miss HttS* James, the greatest woman swMtl mer Europe has ever produced, has booked her passage back to Eng land. Accompanied by her coach. William "J, Howcroft, and Mrs. How croft, she will sail on the Mao te tania next Tuesday morning. MtSs James will make her last appearance in competition In America the d^y before In the Brighton Beach open air pool. 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