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! NAVY ELEVEN FAILS
| IN EFFORT TO GAIN \ FOURTH STRAIGHT i Navy Warriors Outclassed By Army ••••••••••••••I LOCALS MAKE GOOD j SHOWING AGAINST ! CUBAN BALL TEAMS I COMING FROM BEHIND ARMY DEFEATS NAVY IN A THRILLING GAME Cadets Completely Outplayed in First Half—Victory is First in Four Years—Brown Scores All of Navy’s Points by Field Goals—Wynne, an Alabama Boy, Does Yeoman’s Work New York. November 29.—The Army foot tail team furnished a spectacular and confusing finale to the eastern football Beason of 1912 by defeating the Navy eleven at the Polo grounds today by a ■core of 22 to 9. Completely outplayed during the open ing period of the game, the Cadets swept the sailors off their feet In the second half of the contest by a combination of brilliant individual and open team play that quickly rolled up an overwhelming lead. With victory in sight for the first time in four years the West Point team scored lapialv and finished the game with a total that has not been exceeded by either academy in 10 years. Despite the annihilation of the Navy's hope of a fourth consecutive victory over the Army the game was fought out desperately until the closing moment and the sailors went down with colors fly ing. Game Not Above Average From a technical football standpoint the playing of both victor and vanquished did not rise above the usual calibre of the annual gridiron struggle between the two academies. Much of the work <>f the coaches went for naught when the battle reached its height and there was the usual man-lo-man struggle with foot ball team work more or less forgotten. From the standpoint of the spectators, however, the game and its setting lost nothing of its thrilling grip and interest us a result, and the 42,000 persons present gasped anil cheered by turns at the kaleidoscopic playing scenes depicted. The use of the forward pass repeated by the Cadets opened up the play to a far greater extent than the more conservative line attack and runs of the Middies thus furnishing the spetcators many brilliant football pictures. It was in the execu tion of this play that the Army advan tage lay and the final score demon siiates how successfully itfwas worked. Usual Stern Game In the opening quarter, the two elevens played the usual stern game, with tho attack directed principally at the line and outside tackle. At this period the advantage lay entirely with the Middies, who used their weight and speed lor consistent gains. Near their own goal line the Army held firmly and Brown, tlie Middies right guard, was called back to the Cadets' 20-yard line, whence he. kicked a placement goai. In the second period lie duplicated the feat after Hodg son dropped one of Nicholls' punts and Gilchrist recovered. The Army got into action In tills quarter also and sent the score see sawing with a field goal and touch down. Early In the period the sol diers gained the ball on the Navy s 10-yard line as a result of a blocked punt from Nicholls’ toe. The \\ eat Point backs could make on impression on the Navy line and Woodruff, who re placed Jouett for the oeoasslon, kicked an easy goal from placement on the Navy's 26-yard line. Army Scores Touchdown Just before the quarter ended Prichard caught one of Nicholls' high punts at midfield and raced 15 yards toward the Middies’ goal before he was downed. Then three times in succes sion Prichard hurler a forward puss. The iirst two were uncompleted, but the third shot squarely into the hands of Merrillat, the Army right end, who had run across the Middies' goal line, and thus West Point registered the first touchdown of the game, leaving the score at the end of the first half 8 to 6 in favor of the soldiers, for Me Ewan failed to kick the goal from touchdown. The Navy added another goal from placement in the third period when Nicholls, by clever running back o jouett's punt, placed the bull on the Army's 25-yard line. Checked by the soldiers’ defense, Brown scored ills third and last goal from placement, kicking from the 30-yard mark. Merrillat’s Great Run With the points 0 all. the cadets opened another brilliant attack. Mer rillat, with little or no interference. ran from the Army’s 45-yard line to the Middles’ one-yard mark before he was tackled from the rear by Gil christ. Two line plunges with Cap tain Huge carrying the ball scored the second touchdown and McEwan kicked the goal, making the score, Army 1U. Navy 9. Not satisfied with this lead, the Cadets set out to revenge themselves lor the defeats of recent years and succeeded in adding another touen down. Immediately following the open ing of the final period Captain Hoge caught one of Nlcholls’ low punts on the Army's 45-yard line and ran un aided to the Middles’ 20-yard mark be fore Brown pulled him down. On thj next line-up Hoge tore through the fast weakening sailors’ line lor eight yards. Again Prichard elected to try for a forward pass and again it was Merrillat who caught the flying spher j oid behind the Navy goal line for the third touchdown of the game. The ball was downed to the extreme right of the | goal posts and the punt out was a faii ! ure, leaving the final score, Army 22, Navy 9. During the 60 minutes of play the Navy eleven failed to show’ the con sistent advancing power that had | brought them seven victories by big scons in the eight preliminary games of the season. While ihe army did not, as a team, diagnose the attack success full v. the desperate charging and tackling of the cadets upset th-e inter ference and brought down the runner with little or no gain. Nichoils, who played under the severe handicap of running the team and the ball, re peatedly was outpunted by Jouett and the Aimy ends covered the latter punts better than did the Middy ends. It was distance gained by exchange of kicks and in running back punts that usually put the Army in a position for a score. Once within the scoring zone, the Cadets relied mainly on the forward puss and the records show that they tried 1 during the game. Three were completed and two resulted In touchdowns. A fourth was intercepted and eight were uncom pleted. The Middles tried six forward passes, one being intercepted and five gi uimueu. Although the attack and defense of the two teams lacked the* coheslvenesa seen in some of the preceding games of the eastern season there was no laok of in dividual brilliancy and daring play. Brown in kicking three placement goals in three tries from an average distance of 24 2-3 yards gained a place in the 1913 football hall of fame, as did Prichard and Merrillat for their operation of the forward pass. Nlcholls, the Middy quar terback, shouldered a heavy burden of play and responsibility and came through the contest with much credit. Markoe and Merrillat more than held their own with the famous Navy ends, Ingram and Gilcrist, while Wynp and McBwan did yoemen's work in the Army line. in the Navy ba< ktield McReavy shared honors with Nlcholls, while liogs, Prich ard and Jouett were effective both on the offense and defense in the Army back field. Coach “Hurry Up" Yoast of Michi gan, who spent several days at West Point this week, is also mentioned by Army men in their songs of victory to night. The line-up: Army—Left end, Markoe; left tackle, Wynne; left guard, Huston; center, Me Ewan, Goodman; right guard. Jones; l ight tackle, Weyand; right end, Merrillat; quarterback Prichard; left halfback. Captain Hoge; right halfback, Hodgson, Jouett, Woodruff; fullback, Ford. Bene dict, Hobbs. Navy—Left end, Ingram, Overessh; left tackle, Ralston; left guard, Howe; center. Perry; right guard. Brown; right tackle, Vaughan. Howe; right end. Captain Gil christ; quarterback, Nioholls. Mitchell; left halfback McKeavy, Blodgett; right halfback, Failing, Leonard, Alexander; fullback, Harrison. Summary—Referee. W. S. Langford (Trinity), empire, Dr. Al. Sharpe (Yale). Head linesman, Carl Marshall (Harvard). Time of periods. 15 minutes each. Army scoring touchdowns, Merrillat 2, Hoge. Goal from touchdown, McEwan. Goal from placement, Woodruff. Navy scoring goals from placement. Brown 3. Score by periods; \rmy .. ... 6 9 7 6—2 Navy . 3 3 3 0-9 Sport Squibs From Every Angle fly ASA HOt STREE, JB. Doc White, the veteran pitcher of the Chicago While Sox, has been released by that club to the Venice club of the Pacific Coast league. It Is understood that White Is to fill the 1914 season as a player and assume char*e as man ager in 1915. • * • The Ketvanee club of the Central as sociation has been suspended from membership In the National Associa tion of Minor leagues for playing a benefit game In September with the Pittsburg Federal leaguo club. * * * Manager Mike Finn of the Memphis club has purchased James Mullen, a second baseman, from the Utica club of the New York State league. * * * The St. Louis Browns have signed Btevens, a young twirler from the semi pro. ranks of DeSoto, Mtf, for a trial next spring. * * * According to the reports of doctors, John Coombs, one of the star hurlers of the Philadelphia Athletics, will be one-sixteenth of» an inch shorter in stature by reason of the illness that kept him out of the game last season. * * * The world's champion Athletics not only lead the American league in bat ting but also in Holding. Thej» batted for an average of .285 and tielded for ,966. This is not all that Connie Mack's henchmen did. They topped Ban John son's circuit in slapping out doubles With 220 to their credit, and also led In home runs, with a total of 33. * * * Five of the Athletics, Collins, Baker, Mclnnis, Murphy and Strunk, batted over .300 during the past season. Col lins hit .345, Baker .330, Mclnnis .326, Murphy .322, Strunk .305. • • • Joe Jackson led the American in doubles with 39. Crawford, whojn fans have slated for the minors every spring during the past three years and who batted only .316 this season, made the most number of triples, 23, while young Frank Baker topped all other sluggers in home runs, with a total of 12. • • • Although Clyde Milan of the Senators vounger organization, with <4, he fell below liis 1912 mark. Cobb ranked sec ond to the Senator, while Moeller, an other protige of Clarke Griffith, fol lowed next to the Georgian. * * * Only two triple plays were pulled off in the American last season. The world’s champion Athletics made one, while the Senators are credited with the other. ... Tlie Athletic inf| id was the busiest one in the league. Mclnnls at first made more putouts, 1504, than any other guardian of the Initial corner: Collins at second handled more assists, 418; While Shortstop Barry was second In making putouts and In assists. • • • According to a well defined rumoY emanating from Minnesota, Dave Alitzer is going to forsake the dia mond for a farm. Dave says that he is tired of baseball arid wants to settle down. • • * Eddie Cicotte of the White Sox had more assists than any other hurler In his league. The Son's dinger tossed out 109 halters. * * « Frank Gllhooley, the high priced young outfielder of the New York Yan kees. hit .311 In 24 games for Frank Chance. • • • Holden, the local hoy who is taking care of center field for the N|w York Yankees, hit .302 during the past sea son. i • • • Derrlli Pratt, another representative of the Magic City in the American league, lead the batters of the St. Louis Browns, with an average of .296. He was nlsq second to Eddie Collins In making assists udth a total of 425. t——. ....* —■ ■ • ! ♦ I 4 Dundee and Hirers Matched t ♦ - ♦ * New Orleans, November 29.—It * $ was announced today that Johnny $ $ Dundee of New York and Joe * i Rivers of Dos Angeles had been ? I f matched for a 10-round fight here • ? Christmas day at Pelican park. t * It was also announced that * t “Wildcat” Ferns of Kansas City * * and Mike Gibbons of St. Paul, wel- $ i terweights, would fight 10 rounds • * here December 10. $ * ♦ LEADER OF EASTERN CHAMPION AND MEN WHO.WERE CLOSE RIVALS _M ^»AKl.ROr PfclNCLTON* ' NOUNG U.OFP. .. ", .. Vi STOKER or HARVARD. COMMODORE STAR AMMIE SIKES Picked as All-Southern Fullback by IMike Donahue •••••«••••••••••«••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• League Directors to Meet in Atlanta on Decem ber 15 Little Rock, November 29.—Judge Wil liam M. Kavan&ugh, president of the Southern Baseball league, today issued a call for a meeting of the board ol directors at Atlanta December 15. Man:, Important matters will be taken up, in cluding the application of the Dixie league for recognition and a proposition to re place Montgomery by Little Rock in the circuit. CUNNINGHaM picks FOR ALL-SOUTHERN Athens, Ga., November 29.—(Special.' Coach Cunningham of the University ol Georgia lias selected the following all southern football eleven from the players of the season closed: Pitts (Auburn), center. Thigpen (Auburn), guard. Malone (Georgia), guard. Tom Brown (Vanderbilt), tackle. Henderson (Georgia), tackle. E. Brown (Vanderbilt), end. H. VandeGraaff (Alabama), end. Paddock (Georgia), quarterback. Newell (Auburn), halfback. McWhorter (Georgia), halfback. Harris (Auburn), fullback. Means (Georgia Tech), substitute. Sikes (Vanderbilt), substitute. Robinson (Auburn), substitute. 7500 DEERS KILLED IN MINNESOTA St. Paul, Minn., November 29.—Sever thousand, five hundred deers have beer killed by hunters in Minnesota in the season which ends tomorrow, according to estimates made by H. A. Rider of tip state game and iish commission. He sa>> it has been the best season for hunting these animals in a decade produced de* j spite the absence of snow in the north DONAHUE MAKES CHOICE FOR 1913 ALL-SOUTHERN Takes Into Consideration Works of Players for Entire Season. Morgan, Tom Brown and Taylor Eliminated—Candi dates for Tackle Positions Numerous By M. J. DONAHUE First Team Pitts (Auburn) . Center Thigpen (Auburn) . left guard Lockwood (Auburn) . right guard Sehilletter (Clemson) . right tackle Dutton (D. S. U.) . left tackle Robinson (Auburn) . right end Brown (Vanderbilt) . left end Paddock (Georgia) . quarter Newell (Auburn) ... left half McWhorter (Georgia) . right half Sikes (Vanderbilt) . fullback. Second Team Putnam (Vanderbilt) „. center Malone (Georgia). left guard. Klock (Ij. 3. U.) . right guard Esallnger (Auburn) . right tackle Loulsel! (Auburn) . left tackle Conklin (Georgia) . right end Kearley (Auburn) . left end Boensch (V'anderbilt) . quarter Cook (Tech) . left half •VandeGruaff (Alabama).right half Harris (Auburn) . fullback Auburn, November 29.—(Special.)—The picking of an all-southern team is al ways a job that must necessarily be more or less guess work, as it is prac tically impossible for anyone to see every team In even one game. Even this would not »be much help because a player should be selected for his work through out the whole season rather than for his work In any one particular game. At least that is the way the writer is going to look at it and certain players that might otherwise be eligible are not to be considered because of their ab sence from the game during very criti cal times during the season. Very promi nent among these are Brown and Morgan of Vanderbilt; very good men and very probably all-southern players, but as fur as their value to Vanderbilt from an 8. I. A. A. standpoint is concerned, they might just as well have not been in col lege. Another man is Taylor of Auburn, who was the most important man In Auburn’s defense system, and very important in the offense as well. Taylor was no help In the last three games because of in juries and cannot be considered. While the w’riter has seen nearly all the strong teams play, there are some he has not seen and so an injustice may be done to some of his own players because ho knows their weakness, scjeing them every i day and only seeing other players per-1 haps when going at the top of their stride. One is also liable to lean back ward again when dealing with his own players for the fear that he will show them any partiality. It is then wrltli all these misgivings that I undertake the task of expressing one among many opinions of what an all southern team should be composed of. I am going to bunch the three centor men because the Auburn center trio In dividually and collectively outplayed every thing they went against this year. Pitts at center, was easily the best of the year; an accurate passer, a hard charger on the offense, and a terror to opponents on the defense. He knew’ how to use his hands on breaking through and his eyes were always wide open. Ihigpen Best Guard Thigpen was the best guard of the year, shiftly, aggressive, with plenty of weight, he is all-southern by a big margin. He was perhaps the most consistent playei* in the Auburn line and just the kind of steady player that a good guard ought to be. Lockwood at the other end, was hampered a good deal by injuries, but he played In nearly all the important games, and was always prominent by his work. Not as shifty as Thigpen, he was still impervious to any assault around his territory and occasionally sur prised opponents by breaking through and nailing the runner for a loss. The average of the year on centers was not up to the usual S. 1. A. A. standard. The next best guards were Malone of Georgia, and Klock of L. S. U. Malone was valuable as an interferer, and was occasionally used to carry the ball while Klock played a very aggressive and hard game against Auburn. 'If Wynne of Au burn, could have been kept at guard, ho would have been as good as any, t ut his work was interfered with a great deal by being played in several positions. Ste* J of Auburn, was a good center, out had Pitts ahead of him and so were Put nam of Vanderbilt, and I.oeb of Tech. There are more candidates for the tackle positions. There were a good many fair tackles, but no really great ones, except Brown of Vanderbilt, who is omrr.itted for reasons already men tioned. If Louisell of Auburn, had not beer hampered by injuries most of the year, I would choose him and if I had to pick a combination at the end of the season to play any other combination, 1 w'ould take him for tackle. His kicking is also a very Important factor, lie was out a good deal of the time, however. Schilletter Consistent Perhaps the best and most consistent tackle of the year was Schilletter of Clemson, lie is heavy, aggressive, and a hard man to handle. He has held his own and has mostly outplayed every man he has been against this season. For the other tackle, I will pick a player who, while he has not played that position, showed every indication that ho could play it, and play it well. Dutton of L*. S. U.t played a roving center against Auburn, sometimes coming through at guard, sometimes at tackle, tut always boring and tearing things up He gave Auburn more trouble than any lineman this year. Esslinger of Auburn, was a good, steady player in this position, as was also Tur ner of Georgia. Robinson at right end for Auburn, was the best end of the year, and it was nearly impossible to get him out of t tie way. Enoch Brown of Vanderbilt, was also good, but not as good as last year. The cares of being captain and trying to help out a weak line interfered with the effectiveness of his work Kearley of Auburn, is a good end that was spoiled by being shifted to the back field in an effort to add weight to that department. He worked well in the back field and In the Georgia game played as good a game at the end as anyone of the year. Conk' lin of Georgia, was another good, con sistent player. No Trouble in Backfield In the backfield there is no trouble about the halfback positions as Newell and McWhorter stood head and slunddeis above everyone else, though I did not L link that McWhorter was quite as good as he was last year. They are both fast, shifty, and capable of standing all sorts of punishment. Newell, in spite of his light weight, r'ayed in eight S. rI. A. A. games with everyone -watching him. In spite of that, hp gained ground repeatedly, receiving nU kinds of punishment and never had to be taken out. He is the most valuable halfback that Auburn has ever had, and the passing of him and McWhorter re moves two of the south’s greatest half hacks from the arena. Other gootf* halfbacks were Cook of Tech, VandeGraaff of Alabama?, and Logan of Clemson. There are Bgenech of Vanderbilt, Tolley of Sewanee, L. Lupont of Louisiana State and Arnold of Au burn. As this was Arnold's first year at the position, the care of conducting u. team towards the championship inter fered materially with his individual play. He is really a first class man carrying the ball, but used himself very little. To my mind, the best man of the lot is Fnudock of Georgia—heady, expe rienced and a brilliant Individual player Boensch is as brilliant an individual player but not nearly as good a general. He was very brilliant in his individual playing against Auburn, but the fact that Auburn was perhaps playing the poorest game of the year, may have had something to do with it.. The other quar terbacks followed these closely. In fact, the competition here is keener than for any other position. Harris Wonderful The question of fullback will bring on a lot of discussion. Harris of Auburn, was the most talked-of fullback of the year. For a man of his weight, he is the most wonderful whether he could stand a full game or not. He goes so hard that he would very likely batter himself to pieces. This is his first year, and if be puts on any weight to amount to anything, he bids fair to be one ol the south's greatest fullbacks. There were other good fullbacks at Auburn, Christopher and Bidez. When these men were good, they were very good, but they were not as consistent as Harris. Van derbilt could not stop Bidez, but against Georgia It was Christopher that could not be stopped. Because of his experience, his defensive ability, and because of the fact that with any kind of help he would go into a line mighty hard, 1 am going to put Sikes of Vanderbilt, at fullback. Harris can af ford to wait for the honorsi to come, while Sikes has had two years at full back. as well as the present year at naif. Bebb of Clemson, McDonald of Tech, Ward of Sewanee, aro good men, but none of them hit the line with the force and drive of those above mentioned. This team Is a little weak in just one de . tartment of the game, and that is punt 42,000 PERSONS SA W ' ARMY TRIUMPH OVER ANNAPOLIS ELE VEN ' j Multitude Includes President and Many High Officials of Gov. eminent—Amy and Navy Battalions Wildly Cheered. • ' At End of Game the Army Celebrated With Usual Rush of Colors New York, November 29.—Forty-two thousand persons saw the [Navy go down in defeat this afternoon betfore the Army eleven on the Polo grounds, transformed from a baseball diamond to a football field. No greasier throng has ever seen i an Army-Navy 'game. The multitude which crowded the stands i included President Wilson, the secretaries of the war an<t of the navy, other cele brated officers, senators, congressmen and the flower of the nuillary and naval serv I ice. Every seat was occupied and many | more persons would have been there had space to seat them been available. Set In an oval of humanity was the re | made gridiron, protected from the rain ! till this afternoon by a 12-inch blanket of | straw. To the south on the side line was the Army stand, to the north sat the Navy, wrlth the field between, raked by a cross fire of cheering that did not end un til the Army’s colors fluttered over the field from the tops of the goal posts. President Follows Precedent President Wilson and his party followed precedent in dividing their time at the g^mo between contenders. The President was a few minutes late and the game did not start till he had taken his seat in an upper grandstand box almost directly over the Army stand. When the first half ended he was escorted by Secretary of War Garrison, Secretary Daniels of the Navy and Assistant Secretary Roosevelt to the Navy side. Rain threatened every minute during the first three periods of the gume and in the last quarter a drizzle began. Army on Parade As the Army battalions marched upon the field, headed by the cadet band, the crowd cheered. Down the side lines marched the bund, the battalions of gray and gold following in columns of four. Around the field they marched, then fol lowed the band the length of the field down the center, 50 abreast, turning by fours, reforming in long lines and halting before the- south stand. As they marked time the N&vy eleven ran on to the field. Another cheer went up. The cadet band quickened its tune to a jig, and the lines of gray broke and ran for the stand. Meantime a flourish of bugles an nounced the approach of the naval bat I tallons. It was nearing time for the ! game and they marched straight down the center of the field. Across the shoulder of each man’s long blue over coat gleamed a gold band; from each man’s hand wayed a gold pennant. When they made the stand the blue was hidden by a moving forest of gold en standards and streamers. Army (Jives Back Greeting The Army eleVen scurried out on the Jlekl. A great cheer went up. Across ilie field the blue and gold cheered the Army; and the Army, with the blare of many bugles and the roar of many voices, gave back a greeting to t)ie Navy. Blue coated and gray garbed cheer leaders, swinging megaphones, darted out to the sidelines and took their stand before each battalion. Then tame the tumult of rival cheers and songs drowning the torrent of applause from mere civilians as the elevens took their places. A field goal by the Navy in the first quarter set the streamers of gold snapping wildly. For a moment the Army stand was silent, then answered with a gripping cheer of encouragement for their men on the field. In the second period the Army tied the score by scoring a field goal and the Army stand went wild. Crowd Goes Wild But the preatest delirium was saved for the Army touchdown in the same period. Six hundred West Pointers rose to their feet as one man, tossed their caps on high, flashed their pennants of gold and black, unloosed their voices in wild hurrahs and forgot to give their college yells in their delight. At the end of the game the Army cel ebrated with t lie usual rush to the 1 colors. From the stand they stormed the field and danced in a great circle over the gridiron. The circle widened until a line of gray clad men sur rounded the field. In the center were planted the Army colors. As the crowds surged out on the field from the grandstand two stalwart youths in gray overcoats climbed to the top of the Navy’s goal posts and nailed the Army colors there. President Wilson, who had waited for the last act of the encounter, saw t|cm. He turned to Secretary Daniels. “That was worthy of a sailor,’’ the President said. And Secretary Daniels agreed with him. [ FORT M’PHERSON ELEVEN DEFEAT CAVALRY TEAM i :--—.-— - — Atlanta, November 29.—Soldiers of the Seventeenth United States Infantry sta tioned at! Fort McPherson, here, today defeated an eleven representing the Elev enth United States cavalry from Chatta nooga, 1C to 7, In a brilliantly played game. The infantry scoring resulted from the cleverly executed forward passes and a place kick from the 40-yard line, which sailed squarely 'between the goal posts. The cavalrymen made their single touch down in the first quarter as the result of a well-timed forward pass. Both elevens played fast, snappy ball. Approximately 2000 spectators attended. The victorious team was coached by Lieutenant Devore, former West Point star, while Lieutenant Krorner, also a brilliant ex-Army player, handled the cavalrymen. ELECTIONS OF 1914 GRIDIRON GEN ERALSHAVECO MMENCED _ . » I *•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••< Three Southern Elevens Have Named Leaders for Next Season—Others to Be Named Soon By ASA ROUNTREE. JR. With tile passing of the 1913 football season into history the interest of gridiron enthusiasts liaa shifted and is now cen tered on the elections of 1914 captains, which will take place during the coming two weeks. Already ’a nirmber of elevens in various sections of the country have Selected their gridiron leader for next season and foot ball has been tabooed for the winter. In the south three elections have taken place, while in the west four teams have named their captains for 1914. Only two of the eastern teams.. Swarthmore and the University of Pittsburg , however, have made their selections of generals. The first election in the south was one at the University of Georgia, when Dave Paddock, the lied and Black's great quar terback, was selected as a successor to the mighty Bob McWhorter. Following close behind the Georgia elections was the one at Auburn. Robin son, who was all-southern end last sea son and who has been conceded the place B. A. C. BOWLING The following are the average* made by bowtey at the Birmingham .Athletic club during the past week: Games. Av. R. C. Harwood . 20 161 D. P. Cobman . 30 160 Otis Wilson . 15 188 H. S. Stickle . 20 143 R. Ij. Marques . 16 142 B. M. Starnes . 10 141 F. Ward . 10 141 Hugh Starnes . 10 132 S. H. Williams . 10 120 Tom McGeever . 10 126 C. B. Beasley . 10 125 John W. Altman . 20 122 Tom McGowan . 10 122 Roy Mathison . 10 121 F. T. Byrd . 20 118 Luther Strange . 30 113 Mike Donalson . 10 102 Frank Fitiin . 20 loo CHICAGO COACH TAKES VACATION Chicago, November 29— Alonoso Stagg, having as director of athletics at the University of Chicago, achieved the foot ball championship of the Western Inter cellegiate conference, left today for Pine hurst, N. C., for a vacation of a month. He has not been well. ing. Paddock is fair, but not as good as Louisell. The team, however, Is strong In all other departments of play and could be moulded Into a formidable aggregation. again this yepr, was named as the leader of the southern champions. The third election to occur in the south was the one yesterday, when Spencer was elected general of the Louisiana State eleven for the 1914 campaign. Other Elections Wayne Smith, right guard, has heati elected captain of the University of Pitts burg eleven lor next season. At Swarthmore, Benjamin Cline, full back, has been selected by bis teammates to lead them In 1914. In the west the four teams to elect leaders are those of Minnesota, Chicago, Nebraska and Illinois. Bolsesaus Rosenthal, Minnesota’s big right guard, bus been named captain <>f that team. Paul Des Jardien, the star center of the University of Chicago eleven, win ners of the western championship, is the choice for 1914 leader. At the recent Nebraska election, Max Towle, quarterback, was chosen as cap tain. Ralph Chapman, a tackle, has been . named by the University of Illinois to < head their football representatives i» 1914.