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1 Football Racing W- Football Season Opens Today in the West— D. Vs. Chicago, Oct. 3.—Leading1 football games on today's .schedule In the cen 1 tifal states, with scores of the 1913 games, are: At Ann Arbor—Case 0, Michigan 48. I At Chicago—Indiana 7, Chicago 21. At Columbus, Ohio Wesleyan 0, Ohio JS^ate 58. At St. Louis—Illinois Christian [lit others —. j. !.At Madison—Lawrence 7, Wisconsin ?**. At Lafayette—Wabash 0, Prlrdue 26. I At Minneapolis—North Dakota 0, Mln nesota 30. At Evanston*-rLakeforest 0, North- western 10. At Iowa City—State Teachers 8, |IOwa 45. At Notre Dame—Alma 0, Notre Dame 62. At Lansing—Olivet 0, Michigan Ag gies 26. At Columbia—Rolla IS. Missouri 44. At St. Louis—Carleton vs. St. Louis. At St. Louis—Shurtleff vs. "Wash ington. i At Ames—Coe VB. Ames. At Lawrence—William Jewell 0, Kansas 7. At Lincoln—WashbuT*iJ Nebras ka 19. At Cleveland—Kenyon 7, Western Reserve 17. Practically every first-class football team in the central states will get into action Friday. Every one of the Big Nine's elevens, the Missouri valley squads and Michigan, Notre Dame and the Michigan Aggies will mingle in the fray. A few of the battles, too, are likely to prove harder fougb than the average practice contests, notably the Chicago-Indiana, Minnesota-North Dakota, Purdue-Wabash and Kansas Jewell games. i The low score which Indiana made •gainst De Pauw last Saturday did not 'create the impression among follow ers of the game that the Hoosiers are weak. Rather they believe Coach Chllds was willing to win by a com ifortable margin, save wear and tear on his athletes and keep hidden such of his tactics as might be employed against the Maroons. With a strong contingent of last year's champions to depend upon, Coach Stagg has little ,fear of defeat at the hands of the i Hoosiers, but he considers the game a 'hard one for a curtain raiser. Minnesota's team, weakened 'by graduation and such "disasters" as (Scholastic conditions and parental ob- NATIONAL LEAGUE. ft -rjr. :ly. New York, Oct. i Name. ItaeKton J. P. Baker. .» .'SIB J. J. Barry.»«..38 C. A. Bender ... ..P L. J. Bush ...*..P E. T. Collins •~2B J. W. Coomb —-.P B. 8- Houeh ..-P J. W. Lapp J", h. Lavan .... ."SS J. Mclnnis .„..1B J. E. Murphy ..CF R. N. Oldrlng ..OF W. J. Orr IP H. J. Pennock ..P E. S. Plank W. H. Schang ...C R. J. Shawkey ..P A. A Strunk -Q®1 I. A Thomas ... .C J. fi a Walsh ...,OP jr. W. Wyckoff Name. FoatUoi Coming Local Football Games Giants Take Fourth. New York, Oct New York turn ed the tables on Boston and easily took the fourth game of the series by a score of 11 to 5. The locals hit both Oct. 10—Fargo college vs. Jamestown college, at the stadium. Oct. 10—Aggies vs. Wahpeton Science, at Dacotah field. Oct. 10—Midgets vs. Casselton, at Casseiton. Boston Braves Vs. Philadelphia Athletics 3.—"When the Phlla- i delphla athletics and the Boston Braves go into action in tho twenty-third ser-| les for the world's championship base ball honors the diamond campaign will be fought out by teams which repre sent the old and new in the national sport. Although the average age of •the leading players of the two com binations Is not widely separated the Athletic's machine is so famous and its success so striking that it appears old by comparison with the squad that George Stalling whipped In shapo In midsummer and thus won a penmuit lor Boston. Taking twenty odd play ers of the two teams as a basis it •will be found that the average age of the Athletics Is 26 1-2 years and tha. Braves 24 3-4 years. While less than two years in average age separates the teams the extremes are more marked In the Athletics than the Braves. Plank. Bender, Coombs, Olding, Lapp, and Thomas. AT* all past thirty but the majority of those Who will figure to the daily lhie-up are several years younger under this age. The three youngest players In the sijuad .are the pitchers. Bush, Pennock and Wykoff. The American league repre sentatives have the advantage In years Of baseball experience for the Phila delphia club players average fully a year more in time spent Ujpon the pro fessional than the Boston players. The Braves average is approvlmateiy five years with Johnny Evers heading the fist with twelve 9«ars of play. The point of professional service Plank KULADBWPHU ATHXHSTICS. Height. Ft. In. 6.11 5.0». 6.01 jections, may find a difficult problem in the North Dakotans. Coach Wil liams has built this year's team around a nucleus of four veterans and there are grave fears that hip team will be forced to the utmost. Great interest will be shown in the outcome of the Purdue-Wabash game, for fans in this part of the country have not forgotten how Andy Smith's men last season came close to up setting traditions and winning a con ference championship for the La Fay ette school. Some of the stars Smith developed are back, and with a year's experience may wreck some hopes later in the year. With similar interest, Missouri val leyans will await the result of the Ames-Coe and Kansas-Jewell contests. Generally speaking, there is no reas on to expect very close games at oth er points. Michigan demonstrated on Wednesday in its overwhelming rout of DePauw, that it should crush Case, especially as the Cleveland team suf fered defeat at the hands of Akron, and Notre Dame has hardly more than signail practice to expect from the game with Alma, similar outlooks be ing before Illinois in the Christain Brothers game and Missouri in the contest with the Rolla Miners. Upsets are common in modern football, how ever, and with remembrance of the turn-overs of last year, fans will not be surprised to see victories go to dark horses. In the loss of Gelein and Rudolph, who were barred by faculty ruling, Wisconsin is a bit weakened for the opening game with Lawrence, but is not expected to have great difficulty in piling up a decisive score. No gruell ing battle is looked for by Ohio State in its game with Wesleyan, and Iowa should have little trouble with the state teachers. Lake Forest's "little five" champions will hardly jolt North western, experts think, though Coach Murphy Is reticent about predicting success. The Michigan Aggies ought to And in Olivet opposition enough for a good try-out, and Nebraska, whom the Ag gies meet later in the year, takes on a stiff practice game In meeting Wash burn. In Shurtleff and Carleton, Washing ton and St. Louis are expectcd to find teams capable of giving them work outs. The Western Reserve game with Kenyon will serve as a fair test for the former, who three weeks later meets the Navy eleven at Annapolis. Tyler and Cocreham hard and took full advantage of the poor fielding of the new champions. Tesreau started very wild4 but settled down and pitch ed fair ball, striking out eight men. 5core: iR. H. E. Boston •.*•* 5 8 6 New York 11 9 1 Batteries: Cocreham and Whaling, —Hi—utt.i i leads the Athletics with thirteen years of baseball play and experience at his back. Bender is but one year behind, and several others Just fall short of double figures in their diamond career. As a result the Athleilcs average is sox years notwithstanding the fact that a number of comparative young sters are marshalled under the Phila delphia flag. The team which will act as the standard bearers of the National lea gue, is an interesting combination of the youth and the age of the diamond. In some cases extremes have been blended by Manager Stalllngs in artful manner to make of the Braves a win ning team. This fact is Illustrated in two notable cases. Principal figures in the scheme of attack and defense whioh enabled the Braves to win to the front of the stirring ra.ee In the National league, Johnry Evers, veteran of near ly 2,000 games, a figure prominent in the recent history of the sport, has worked in effective colaboration about second base with "Rabbit" Maranvllle, barely more than a boy, playing his eecond season with a major league club. The same combination of old and young is found in the records of the men of the outfield, and of the pitching staff. These figures show the oldest member of the team to be Otto Hess, with 38 years behind him. Almost a boy, Paul Strand at 19 years Is the baby of the team. The statistics of the players who are likely to participate In the world's ser ies of 1914 are as follows: 6.0#% 6.0.„ 6.1044 Ast *. O. Cather -LF A st B. Cocrehan ... .P 26 J. Connolly ...JUS* 26 E. Cottrell i 26 R. L. Crutcher ..P 4 24 G. A Davis, Jr »..P u 24 G. A. Deal ....SB 23 J. Devore .CF 27 O. J. Dugey •«t.-.Ut 23 J. 3. 15vers ....2B ,, 81 L. Gilbert ....RF V 22 It H. Gowdy 24 O. Hess 38 W. J. Jaraes ....P 23 L. Mann CF 22 W. J. Maranvllle 88 If 21 J3. C. Moran ..CP 27 C. J. SehmLdt ..IB 27 J. Smith 8B 24 P. Strand jfolsk 3? 19 G. A. Tyler ....P 24 R. Rudolph .....P [y fc A. Whaling .».^C S^vWhittod 26 26 H' v Weight. Lbs. *175 161 186 rs In eball Weight 182 10 Gowdy Tesreau and Meyers. Cardinals Down Cubs.V/ Bt, Louis, Oct. 3.—Bunched hits In the sixth and eighth innings gave St. Louis the game with Chicago, 5 to 0. Perritt was steady in the pinches, keeping his hits well scattered. Score: Loses One Hit Game. Wttsfcurgh, Oct. 3.—Douglass allow ed Pittsburgh only one hit, but the lo cals beat Cincinnati 2 to 1. The Pir ates won the game in the ninth in ning without making a hit. 'Schang, batting for McQuillan, was safe on Kellogg's wild throw. Douglass then gave three bases on balls, forcing a run and leaving the bases full with none out. Wagner went out on a fly. Konetchy forced Carey at the plate and Gonzales, trying for a double-play, made a wild throw, which enabled Berger to score. Cincinnati scored its run in the eighth, when Gonzales was safe on Konetchy's error and reached home on Graham's sacrifice and a double by Daniels. Score: Three scheduled. STANDING OF CLUBS. ft National League. Won. Lost. Pet Boston .... 90 67 .612 New York 81 68 .643 Chicago ... 75 64 .539 St. Louis .. 79 69 .633 Philadelphia .. ..*'• •.«« 72 77 .483 Brooklyn .. 71 76 .486 Pittsburgh 66 82 .445 Cincinnati 68 91 .395 American League, Won. Lost. Pet Philadelphia 51 .655 58 .610 Washington .*..«•••••• 78 72 .622 Detroit 78 73 .617 New York 82 .453 St. Louis .. 82 .458 82 .453 Cleveland 51 100 .338 Federal League. Won. Lost Pet Chicago 84 Indianapolis 81 Buffalo .......... 77 Baltimore ........ i,.... 77 o o k y n 7 4 Kansas City 65 St. Louis ......... 61 Pittsburgh 69 THE FARGO FORtJM AND DAILY REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 3, -191.4. H. B. Chicago o 5 1 St. Louis 5 13 0 Batteries: Vaughn, Haggerman arid Archer Perritt and Snyder, Win £0. -i AMERICAN LEAGU6. Senators Take Last. Philadelphia, Oct. 3.—A makeshift team again represented Philadelphia against Washington and the latter had trouble in winning by 4 to 3. Harper struck out twelve batsmen, nine of these being in the first five innings. Score: R. H. E, Washington 4 7 1 Philadelphia 8 3 2 Batteries—Harper and Henry Jen sea «uiU Lapp. White Sox Take First. "Chicago, Oct. 3.—Roth's triple in tin! fourth inning, following singles by Blackburn and Collins, clinched the first game of the farewell series with St. Louis for Chicago. The score wa3 5 to 1. Wolfgang pitched in fine form, working at his best in the pinches. The visitors' lone run was made in the fifth and resulted from Weaver's fumble of Lavan's grounder, a single by Agnew and an infield out. Collins' catch of a long fly in deep center was a feature. Score: St. Louis 1 7 1 Chicago 5 8 2 Batteries—James, Levereni, Hoch and Agnew Wolfgang and Schalk. Yankees Lose Ragged Game. Boston, Oct. 3.—Hard hitting by Boston and numerous errors by New York enabled the locals to win by the score of 11 to 5. Brown was replaced by Cole in the box for New York dur ing the sixth, after he had been found 'p&r- f-. .! :v News Gossip From the Field of Sport for three doubles, two triples am] six singles. Malsel's home run to center in the final inning was a feature. Score: maker Ruth and Cady. Three scheduled. On scheduled. R. H. E. Cincinnati 16 4 Pittsburgh 2 11 BatterieB—Douglass and GonzaJes McQuillan and Smith. 64 65 67 67 72 80 83 82 .568 .555 .535 .535 .507 .448 .424 .418 -a R.H.E ew XOIjC .. a 6 6 6 Boston 14 4 Batteries—Brown, Cole and Nona- FEDERAL LEAGUE. Brown Wins Game. Brooklyn, Oct. 3.—After sustaining numerous defeats since joining the Brooklyn Federals, Mordecal Brown won a game yesterday, defeating Baltimore by 3 to 1, the visitors mak ing only four hits and getting their lone run on a fumble by Holt in the ninth. Anderson's home run scored Brown ahead of him in the fifth and Shaw's single brought in Delehanty with the third, run for Brooklyn. Score: R. H. E. Baltimore 1 4 2 Brooklyn 3 8 3 Batteries—Smith, Connelly and Kerr, Russell Brown and Watson. HOW THEY HIT IN THE BIG LEAGUES Chicago, Oct. 8.—Jake Daubert is the real leader of the batters of the Na tional league, according to averages published here today, for the Brooklyn player's average of .331 was made in 123 games, while the two batters ahead of him, Erwin, Brooklyn, with .348, and Steele, Brooklyn. .333, have played in only twenty and twenty-one games re spectively. The remaining .300 hitters of the Nationals are: Becker, Phila delphia. .327 Dalton, Brooklyn, .324 Magee, Philadelphia, .322 Stengel, Brooklyn, .316 Connelly, Boston, .315 Wheat, Brooklyn, .313 Phlena, Chica go, .304 Burns, New York, .302 Hage man, Chicago, .300. Cravath, Philadel phia, has tied Saier, Chicago, in num ber of home runs with eighteen. Burns, New York, leads in stolen bases with fifty-six. Leading pitchers, including those having pitched twenty-five games and ranked according to wins and losses, are: James, Boston, 27 and 6 Kludolph, Boston, 32 and 8 Doak, St Louis, 18 and 7. The .300 batters of the American league are: Cobb. Detroit, .368 Col lins, Philadelphia, .339 Jackson, Cleve land, .338 Speaker, Boston, .335 Hob lltzel, Boston, ,323 Crawford, Detroit, .321 Mclnnis, Philadelphia, .319 Bak er, Philadelphia, .318 Fournier, Chi sago. .316 Cree, New York. .312 C. Walker, St. Louis, .301 Roth, Chicago, .301. Baker leads in home runs, with nine and Maisel, New York, has most stolen bases—sixty-six. Leading pitch ers are: Bender, Philadelphia, 17 and 3 Leonard, Boston, 19 and 5 Cald well, New York, 17 and 8. WINNIPEG MAGNATE WILL FIGHT Grand Porks, N. D.. Oct. *1.—A. H. Pulford of Winnipeg, who Monday was ousted from the Northern league at the reorganization meeting, has ap pealed to Secretary F&rrell of the na tional commission. Mr. Pulford also declares h© will so licit the support of Fort William and Winona. In an interview at Winni peg, he said that Winona had been dropped against her wishes, and he is of the opinion that Fort William was not represented at the meeting. Con sequently, he Is going to write each club to learn its attitude. Regardless of what the other clubs do, he says he will fight "John Bur meister and his associates to the last ditch". Pulford says that if he can find of ficials of four clubs who are opposed to the new scheme, a meeting will be called to discuss the business trans acted at Minneapolis and then make plans for offsetting the new league. n i A v v. A 1 i i i i n w ». ilf I f»tc ran/Ms /vGWS—co^ I BENDER IS AN EXPERT SIGN TIPPER Chicago, Oct 3.—It will not be a question in the world's series of beat ing "Chief" Bender of the Athletics, in the box. All that the Braves have to do is to put him out of business on the coaching lines. That Is the con census of opinion among the Ameri can league teams. Bonder is an Indian, and full-blood ed at that. The Chippewas claim him as their own and although ho hag as sociated with the pale faces from his birth, that cunning and instinct of the foroat cling to him still. Nemesis of Players. This leads up to the wonderful skill or intuition, whichever it might be, of Bonder on the sidelines, at first base for left-handed pitchers and at third for right-handers. To the fans the Indian Is simply a coacher, the same as hundreds of oth ers. To the players he is the Nemesis with a big N. To his own mates he is supposed to tip off what kind of ball tho opposing pitcher is ready to serve. The American league players are a unit in declaring that lie does. The Athletics keep mum. How does he doe it? Calls the Turn. Some pitchers would be willing to give half of their stipend to find out. Others simply shut their eyes and let go of the ball. One method seems as safe as the other. Whatever it is, it is on record that Bender has never fail ed to call the turn on most pitchers and that is the uncanny power the Braves must combat. Bender Has Aides. Bender has his aides. Davis, Coombs and Mclnnis are the three others. Of these Davis comes nearer to the achievement of the red man, but the fact remains that Bender alone is the one and only who is the master of the "Indian sign". 8porte at Ada. The Ada ball team defeated the fast Perley team on the Ada grounds yes terday, the second day of the Norman county fair, by a score of 5 to 0. Batteries Ada, Slmonson and Bang Perley, Jacobson and Dekko. The Ada high school plays the Moorhead high school football team her© today. AGGIES TO PLAY JAMESTOWN TODAY The Aggie squad left this morning on No. 7 of the Northern Pacific for Jamestown where they will meet the fast Jamestown college team this af ternoon. Eighteen players, Coach Wood, Manager Slocum and Surgeon Bruce McKee composed the squad. The men were all in first class con dition. Last night Coach Wood put them through a light practice consist ing of signal practice, punting, chasing punts, short possing and place kick ing. No skirmish was indulged in as Coach Wood did not want to take chances of injuring any of th© men. The team is very confident that it will bring home the bacon. Those who went were Coach Wood, Manager Slocum, Surgeon McKee, Captain Caulkins, Bolsinger, McQuillan, Dann, Wood, Peterson, Nemzik, Catlin, Mik kleson, Abbott, Movold, BJornson, Pope, Porter, Whiting, Hamilton, Gazette and Kelley. STAGE ALL SET FOR FERGUS FALLS GANE The Midgets are ready and In fine shape to step onto the stage and do their part at Dacotah field this after noon. The fast Fergus Falls bunch have already arrived and are safely located at the Prescott hotel. The squad consists of Coach J. W. Crags and fifteen men. The battle will be staged at 8 o'clock this afternoon. Coach Bobbins was very linient with his men last night and treated them to a chalk talk la CONNIE MACE AND HIS CHAMPION ATHLETICS READY FOE WORLD SERIES. U From left to right: Bush, pitcher Mclnnis, first base Barry, short stop Collins, second base Kopf, utility inflelder Oldring, right field Thomas, catcher. Middle row: Sehang, catch er Lapp, catcher Mack, manager Bender, pitcher WycofT, pitcher Davis, utility infielder Shawkey, pitcher. Bottom row: MoAvoy, catcher Murphy, left field Plank, pitcher Strunk, osnter field Bafcer, third base Pennock, pitcher Walsh, utility outfielder Bresslsr. pitcher,- v- jl v. N which plays that would probably be used against the Midgets today were discussed. While the coach is mak ing no predictions he states that his men are chuck full of pep and ginger and confident that they can take tho measure of their opponents. The teams as they will probably line up today are: Fargo Position Fergus Falls Anderson. Basset c. K. OJerset Bennett, Ballinger lg. Sahol Huey l^g. W. Gjerset Vetter, Owens It C. Anderson Sullivan rt. Opshal Murray le. Capt. Fossen Van EB, Wilson re. Woodhall McKinstry, Beals q. Brandt Capt. Boise lh. Johnson Dalyrymple, Godwin rh Rlcker Haggart, Gestle f.. Berquist The bosster mass meeting held at the high school assembly room last evening was well attended and much enthusiasm was displayed. Cheers and yells were practiced and there is no doubt that the team will receive loads of encouragement from the side lines. The whistle that opens the game will blow at 3 o'clock. UNIVERSITY SQUAD AT MINNEAPOLIS Grand Forks, N, D., Oct. 3.—The university football Bquad, headed by Coach Andy Gill, left yesterday noon for Minneapolis, where they clash with the Gopher eleven. Every member of the squad was in excellent condition and confident of giving the Minnesota team a hard fight. A light work-out was held yester day, signal practice and a short scrim mage being tho features. The players showed excellent form In both offen sive and defensive. Reports from Minneapolis indicate that the Gopher eleven is much stronger than originally hoped for. With the exception of two men—Carl Haedge the drop-kicking end candi win? That is the question that has been keeping the local baseball fans awake nights It certainly is going to be a great battle and Fargo baseball fans have Manager Treat to thank for bringing the game right to thiB city by means of the Western Union ball player board. There is no doubt that the Bijou will be packed to its capacity on the afternoons that the world's ser ies games are in progress. Barry to Collins to Mclnnes is one of the famous plays the Athletics make and just as they are making it, the play is being made right here in this city and at the same time. Baker with his famous home runs is seen to hit the ball, it goes sailing over the fence. Baker is going down to first f'y v" v." *"$ WORLD SERIES GAMES TO BE PLAYED IN FARGO' J/: Baseball Boxing date, and EhrenUerg, sub fuiibact all of the candidates are free fr scholastic bans. In yesterday's scrimmage, the Mltf nesota 'varsity showed up exception ally well. Qulst was given a chaQO at end, and Fagan played the otho wing position. The tackles we*"« Meyers and Townley and the guard were Sinclair and Dunningan. Rosen thal played center. The backfiiw was composed of Solon, Hamilton Erdall and Bierman. The FHckertail team probably wfl start today with the following men. Murphy, center Rohwedder and Mai4 mon, guards Fingerson and Lynclt tackles Sehlosser and Jennison, ends] McKay, quarter Lowe and Murray halves, and Nilles, fullback. Gill has a second string backfleld, which probably will get a chance to day. it consists of Payne, qoar* tcr James and Clark, halves attS Helmkay, fullback. McKay ought to be able to accom plish something in the kicking lino. Since the squad first reported, he has taken extra time for dropkk-king practice, and has developed wonder fully. Yesterday he was successful in negotiating a number of goals. DEVILS LAKE HIGH PLAYER INJURED Devils Lake, N. D., Oct 8.—The first serious football accident of the 1914 season occurred last evening when Da vid Blattner, son of Supt. J. W. Blatt* ner, of the North Itakota school for the deaf, suffered a fractured arm. Young Blattner plava right end OH the Devils I^ake high school team. Run* ning down the field under a punt in practice Blattner dove for the ball and in striking the ground broke his arm. The unfortunate accident, coming as it does at the very opening of the 1914 playing season will prove no SOUttt handicap to the local team. On arriving in Minneapolis, po rect to the Hotel Radisaon. You will be pleased to recommend it to your friends when you return home—Advt* comes home. If you are an Athletic rooter you will throw your hat in th« air and yell with excitement, so real- 3 i 1 istlcally is the play displayed on this new invention Not only the move ments of the players are shown, but. every ball, every Btrike, every hit, er ror, base on balls, hit by ball, stolttt base, and in fact the entire game just as it is being played in Boston or Phil adelphia, as the case may be, and at the same time. The firHt. game of thi# year's world series starts on Friday' afternoon at 1:00 p. m. The reasoifc for the game starting at 1 o'clock Is because of the difference between castW ern and standard time. Seats are nciwf't on sale at the Bijou The admi ssiO* to see the games will be 25 cents. F-Lfi fj.