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Mutt Is Full of Professional Courtesy (tee, rrs«*« / Qfc C OU**E. we t>wr W ! Hft. *JJ*VOC*, uue a*.b ""L "OUT TM*O« ££L KNOW RVWOfJ PCIU.OAUMJ->< I ***- cocc&PoMbenr of» ths who* we e*Pt-ftir< who) *ew, in fact oa« r«e I OOt ft 6ML(H6 TO fc0*0«; VOYAGE* SI I ***** , H6 <U- 66 T,c*aet> 1 I PAPep. J urHAT I ' -r JiAit liIEW TROHING RULES ARE REVOLUTIONARY Eligibility of Horses Will Depend on Records Made by Winners Special to The Telegraph New York, Feb. 12.—Rule changes, revolutionary in character, were adopted yesterday by the National Trotting Association at its biennial .-session. The changes go into effect at once and every track in the United States where honest racing is held comes under the new rules. The most important change made in the rules is one which provides that "in determining the eligibility of horses to compete in public races only the records made by the winners of races shall be considered." Records made in performances against time and In public races by non-winners shall not be considered, and bar to eligibility to races. By the operation of this rule a horse with a record of 2.10 may still start in the 2.30 class if he has never won a race and sev eral such horses are now in sight for the campaign of 1914. By another important change a horse with a record is to be allowed one second for each year raced in which he fails to equal his record or win a race. Still another change pro vides that a horse with a record made on a mile track shall be allowed four seconds when entered in a race on a half-mile track. When a series of races are given for one entrance fee and a portion of the purse is given for each heat or race, the winner of each heat or race ac quires a record for which is to be con sidered in determining eligibility to compete in other races. It seems to be the concensus of opinion that this rule will virtually put an end to the so-called "heat dash" system of racing, which often leaves the spectators in as much doubt at the end as in the beginning of a race respecting the relative merits of the competing horses. The A. T. A. rule, which permits the starting of a horse suspended for nonpayment of entrance fees was also adopted. By this rule the secretary of the N. T. A. is empowered to issue a permit allowing such a horse to compete in races, but providing that 15 per cent, of his gross winnings ehall be withheld and applied to the payment of the old entrance fee. When a horse obtains a record in a race in which the purse is not paid a record BO made will be canceled. MANY BOWLERS ENTER FOR A 810 TOURNAMENT Special to The Telegraph New York, Feb. 12. —According to the latest estimates, more than 1,200 bowlers from all parts of the country ■will toe the foul line in the tourna ment of the National Bowling Asso ciation for the five-men, two-men, singles and all around American championships at Atlantic City, N. J., April 8 to 29. Major M. W. Gage, the national secretary who will manage the running of the big event, estimates that three hundred five-men teams will enter, one hundred coming from New York and Brooklyn where enthu siasm runs high. Easter season at •the world famous seashore resort has its attractions. WHITE STRIPED MADRAS ARROW COLLARS 2 tor 25 otm. Cloett. Pe«body St Co.. !««. 5 Cigars^) IHE IASTE lELLS IHE lALE. THURSDAY EVENING, FIVE ASPIRANTS FOR THE MIDDL Five men now stand out promi nently in the contest for the middle weight championship of the United States. One of them may develop within this year and then there will be a champion in a class which has had none for years. These are the candidates: George Chip (whose real name is Chipulonis), born in Scranton August 25, 1888. Jimmy Clabby, born in Norwich, Conn., July 14, 1890. Eddie McGoorty, born in OshKosh, Wis., July 31. 1889. Mike Giljbons, born in St. Paul, July 20, 1888. Leo Houck, born in Lancaster, Pa., November 4, 1889. They are virtually all of the. same age and weight. The eldest is Mike Gibbons, who is within a few months of twenty-six, and the youngest Is Clabby, who is within a few months of twenty-four years. If twenty-round fights could be given in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, and New York, where most matches are made these days, it would not take long to develop a champion from these sturdy boys. But few sporting men are inclined to consider seriously the no-decision ten-round contests, TENNIS STARS DIFFER AS TO RULE CHANGES San Francisco, Cal., Feb.. :2—Maur ico McLoughlin, tennis Qjiampion of America, does not agree with Anth ony Wilding, of Australia, champion of the world, that the game could be bettered by amending the rules so that only one service stroke should be per mitted for each play. Wilding recent ly made such a suggestion and it was first called to MoLoughlin's attention ysterday. Wilding believes the change would make the game faster and all of the history of its development has been along the lines of speed. McLoughlin thinks the opposite. WILL REPEAT PLAY'S AT SANDY HOLLOW ■ The l-'nion Deposit grammar school, taught by H. W. Mummer, will repeat I the following plays in Sandy Hollow I .school building on Saturday evening, | February 14, to begin at 7 o'clock: : "The Sightseeing Car," "Dr. Cure-All" and "The Nigger-Night School." which the Now York and Wisconsin laws permit, and the twelve-round contests customary in Boston. Chip, who fought with indifferent success for several years, has come to the top within the past few months. His two victories over Frank Klaus, the tough middleweight of Pittsburgh, showed he was as good as the other men in the class, for Klaus has beaten some of the best men in the world. In tho illustration of Klaus he is shown completing a shift His left hand is to be brought up in a power h"ok to t ' le b °dy of his opponent. " he blow is somewhat like that which made Stanley Ketchel famous. Klaus has used it to good effect in many bouts. Jimmy Clabby's ability is known. He is one of the cleverest boxers in the country, but for some reason he has not been pushed ahead. Though he has beaten Mike Gibbons, St. Paul's clever middleweight, he has not been given the credit the victory war ranted. McGoorty, now in Australia, is one of the toughest men in the busineas He has a wonderful left hand, which has knocked out many opponents. Alike Gibbons, who fought him in New ork several months ago, was very President George Graham Favors Salary Changes Individual Limit Will Be Eliminated When Tri-State Meets in Philadelphia Next Week It is a certainty that the individual salary limit in the Tri-State will bo eliminated at the meeting to be held in Philadelphia next Wednesday. Heretofore it has been against the rules of the organization for any in dividual player to receive more than $l5O per month salary, principally because "Charley" Carpenter, the de posed president, was opposed to the abolition of the limit. With George Graham as president of the league, however, there seems to be a probability of the Tri-State coming into its own in more ways than one. Graham favors the abolition of the individual salary limit. Every man ager thus far signed by the clubs in the fold will vote for the discontinu- SrORTING BITS Both major leagues yesterday re fused to exempt the class A leagues from draft, but agrfced to allow play l ers drafted to finish out tho season. Four Phillies, Burns, Becker, Rixey and Gaddy, signed contracts yesterday. The Enola Young Men's Christian Association bowlers won from the Enola Athletic Club last night; mar gin. 104 pins. The Koodoos were defeated by the Grimes Barbers in a bowling contest last night; margin, 53 pins. In a fast basketball game at Car lisle the Company G team defeated the All-Collegians from Conway Hall; score, 12 to 10. Frank Chance would like to land Johnny Evers for the New York Americans. In the interclass'series at Tech high school the Juniors yesterday won from the Freshmen; score, 48 to 20. HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH careful to keep awaj- from it. Gibbons, who is now matched with Packie T.lcFarland, Is suspected of being a little yellow. He lights l!ke a champion against a man without a punch, but he falls to show much ance of this clause in the ru!e3. So it is pretty sure to go. There is some agitation for the abolishment of the monthly club limit, also, but there is very little possibility of this. The SI,BOO monthly limit, however, may be raised to $2,000 for the coming season. The abolishment of the individual limit, however, will mean much to the league for it will open up a big ger future for the youths who break into the game, professionally, through the medium of the Tri-State. in that they will not be handicapped in being forced to work for less than they, in reality, deßerve. Dropping the rule, too, allow managers a little wider range in the selection of playing ma terial. Notice was giver, yesterday that all students taking post-graduate courses In the Philadelphia high schools would be barred from athletics in the future. This will break up several crack bas ketball .and track teams in that city. The Market Street Athletic Club five defeated the Webster Grammar five no the Tech floor last night; score, 21 to 7. The Musical League winners last night were the Fa team, defeating the Re's, margin 2fi pins, and thfa Do's winning from the Mi's, margin 4 8 pins. New Cumberland defeated the Holtzman team at duckplns last night; margin, 39 pins. In the Pennsylvania Railroad Young Men's Christian Association, bowling league series the Bears last night won from the Wolves; margin, 5 pins. against one who can hurt him. Hta contest with McGoorty was a very great disappointment to those who thought he was a world beater. He has far more cleverness than most other men in the ring to-day, and he carries a hard left hook and a power ful straight right. Qn paper he looks like the best middleweight in the ring But if he really fetas punishment it is unlikely that he will ever be a champion. Leo Houck is one of the toughest customers ever turned out, and many hard fighting men have come out of the six-round bouts of that city. He has whipped most of the men he has met, and it is likely he would make a good long-distance fighter. He is scheduled to open liis western engage ments February 23. California is now the only place where championship bouts may be staged, but most of these middle weights have failed to make them selves good drawing cards in either Los Angeles or San Francisco. Most of their lighting has been done in the middle west, where the bouts are short and ihe purses smali. XKWPORT BASK,HALL PANS WILL MKET TO-NIGHT Newport, Pa., Feb. 12.—Baseball is to be a popular sport again this sum mer tic Newport and the local fans will be given an opportunity to fix the standard of the game at a meeting to J>o heid tc-ntght in Calumet Hall. Everybody interested in the game has been Invited to attend tn.s meet ing Prominent citizens pnxious to boost the came ha'e promised their support. TECH LOST AOAiy; LEBANON TOO FAST A crippled team ar.d A- A. U. rules were responsible for Tech's defeat at Lebanon last night by the Lebanon High five; score, 2 8 to 22. Beck and Tittle were unable to go with the team. Tech weakened near the close of the second half, allowing Lebanon to get a big lead. Emanuel was Tech's star. Leigh find Haduow did good work for Lebanon. AMUSEMENTS MAJESII J THEfITIT 3 DAYS, STARTING TODAY, MAT. AND NIGHT, K Hint A Gnxzolo Pi*, unit Robert b'llraon'a Great VVent ern Play, "Where the Trail Divides A Story of llanch l.lfc In the Da kotan. Where They l.ove, Hate anil I''l|(ht. Special llarituin I'rlcea 23c, 50c. Even., I.lc, 25c, 35c, 50c, 75c. ' ~ SEE THE FEATURE AT THE VIC IOR A TH ATtR TO-DAY PRISONER IN THE HAREM, 4 Acta —THE PORTRAIT OK ANITA, 2 Acta MAKING A LIVING, Key atone. COMING Henfax, Mimical Motion Picture*. ADMISSION 5c FEBRUARY 12,1914. Evers Was Rescued By National League; Will Go to Boston Nek York, Feb. 12.—The National League as a body came to the rescue yesterday of Johnny Evers, the de throned manager of the Chicago Cubs. They also told Murphy that with the Federal League bosses right around the corner that he had not done the right thing by Evers and that they, the National League, would take care of one of the best players and man agers in the ranks. The result was that the league guar anteed to Evers his combined salary as player and manager amounting to SIO,OOO for the next four years, which is the life of his contract with the Chi cago team. Then Evers, figuratively speaking, was put on the block and was bid in by James Gaffney, of the Boston team, who agreed to pay Evers SIO,OOO a year and to give Murphy Sweeney and Purdue. Neither Gaffney nor Evers would say that any bonus went with the deal, but- as Evers said that Mr. Gaffney's offer was very liattering, it is presumed that Johnny, who held the whip hand, is to receive a nice little present above his salary. But Evers claims he is not satisfied to go to Boston as Murphy will receive two players in his plac'e. Evers' case was taken up by the board of directors of the League, who would have probably held the matter under advisement had not the other three club owners taken a hand In the matter which had been urged upon them by President Tener. Evers ap peared before the board and. told of his grievances, saying that Murphy had played fast and loose with him. Murphy then presented his side, show ing the letter which Evers wrote and which he claimed was equivalent to a resignation. The contract with Evers was also exhibited. Barney Dreyfus brought the matter to a head by asking Murphy if he had given Evers the necessary ten days' notice of his release. Mr. Murphy ad mitted that he had overlooked that little matter. Then it was that the league magnates declared the whole business was badly mixed, and stepped in by agreeing that the league should guarantee Evers his full salary and take it out on Murphy afterwards. Man of the Hour Is Governor Tener New York, Feb. 12. —With a dis tinct decision over Murphy in the ver bal bout before the National League to his credit, Evers last night declared that Governor John K. Tener had been the man of the hour. Continu ing Evers said, "He told me that I would get justice, and thus far T have, but I want Murphy to pay for his treatment of me. It was some satis faction to see Murphy sho\yn up, but I want more. The Federal League has practically recognized me as a free agent, and I can have $15,000 at once and possibly $25,000 for signing. KING OSCAR RR CIGARS OC Millions of nickles are wisely invested every year by smok ers of K"n» Oscar 5c Cigars - * HOMER MILES & CO. FOUR READINGS PRESENTING Hand to Hand Acrobats "ON THE EDGE OF THINGS" h °WARD & DENNETTE THEO BAMBERG AND •'Cheyenne Days" BE "I A Wild Weat Show In Vaudeville 1 #. J X. Ne*t Week—Sl* Dlvlnar Nympha. I NO EXTHA CHARGE TO-DAY Tinker Is on the way he to induce me to be his side partner again, and I haven't any objection to that, 1 think '.Tim' Gaffney is one of the gamest men I ever met. He offered me the same salary to play with Bop ton that 1 was getting with Murphy as player and manager. But why should I be used by the National League in a trade that will help Murphy?" On the authority of Clark Griffith there Is a concerted action on the pari of Ban Johnson and President Tenet to go after Murphy. Just what the\ will do to him is food for thought. But if Murphy is not retired from baseball it is expected that they will be able to pull up the check rein very tight and prevent the repetition of th< many ructions stirred up by the Chi cago man. SENATORS WERE WINNERS In one of the closest games of the season the Senators last night defeated the Cardinals in the Pennsylvania Railroad Young Men's Christian Asso ciation series; score, 26 to 20. The score was tie until near the close of the game. Tn a second game the Pirates won from the Athletics; score. 13 to 11. [W OFF CLOTHING SALE Now in Progress THE HUB 320 Market St.