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mi: Tl'I.SA DAILY WOULD, BUKDAY, D E I'. M R R If Ln. 1011
i: 1. E v E M LIVE sport news Sign Umpires M'Laughlin Is For Next Year's ! Ranking Tennis Baseball Season Player 01 U. S. Alton High Is Alter Oklahoma Squad This Year Basketball Title Browns Have A Record Breaking )(ICt1 In III.' Will Id M 'ALERT BR, (Hilu.. Dor. 10.' ii.ui Wumaok of Mtnoo will bs ihe uniy member of lest mmw'i staff ol uiupIrM on the regular Western asso ciation Hhi in xt summer, if l 'i m- i t w, r. iiiii hi.-im contracts with lh men he row has In mind. Wt Hp : oar ih miii under reserve, bat is not -int. d (or a position among tin- rtgu lara Figuring on the basts' of mi I tea in circuit, ('resident Hill expects M name tour umpires on the rog ilar stall The other three are Tom M -N'amara of Plttaburfh, Pa ; Jack Mc Nulty nf Chicago and llapp) Fields of Hartshorn, McNamara baa had several years' experience In class C find J clrculti ami cornea highly rec ommended by Manager Fred ''lurk of the Pittsburgh Pirates, klcNulty la an old American association umpire ihs only renaon for being willing lo work on a class i circuit is that his mother owns property In Oklahoma ami rxpecla to live in HiIk (tatc. Fields was member of tho lie A lea tar learn in the i i Western aaaociu Uon and played under Joe Media ntt) on Hi" famous Dow Number I team of buahcra. He worked an um pire In one or two games here lust season ami Prealdent inn thinks he has the making of u reliable umpire, Mam Seek Admission, Contracts win be mailed to tboee four aoiue time nest week. Just what towna will be added to the preaenl elroult to fill out tht) eight la still an indefinite propoaltlon, liiit may bo decided by league officials when they meet In Muakogee hundaj aften n, Prosldi nl 1 1 ill hag 1 1 - oelved word that repreaentatlvea of Springfield and Joplln, Mo.. Pitts burg, and Emporia, Kan.; penlaon, I'sris ami Sherman, Tea , anil Durant, ikla., will attend the Muakogee meet ing, all seeking admission to the Weat ern association, Rebels Seeking Third Sacker; Have Good Club PITTSBURGH, Pa., I.v. 19 Wth Konetchy on fust, Verkes on second and Berghammer at abort the Pitts burgh Feds have three quartern of s great Infield President Owinnor is now reaching for a third aackor. OWNS ITS TRAINING CAMP Martin Beeda Pronorti to Use N. Y. tiaiWa. NEW YORK Dee. 18. The New Vork National league club today be came the Hist baaehall club to own its own bjalnlng camp. Prealdent Uassv 'MwRt ad received a deed from ih. city of Martin, Tex., giving the club full title to Emerson park m Martin, where the (Hants have bet n doing their spring work since it1"'1 The property came to the New York 'luii as a gift under an agreement bc Iween the lata President John T. Brush and the Martin commercial club, in which the city of Marlin agTi .1 to make the New York club a preaenl of the ball park provided thej did their training there without any Intermission for seven years. BALL PARK SMASH IS AGAIN REVIVED HERE .. w . Catcher PHea suit ror g,O00 Injured in Sou ih Main rash. Another echo of the Pouth Main ijtri i t baseball park accident on Oc tober 28, IBIS, when the bleachers collapsed during an exhibition game (..twin the Chicago White Sox nml the New v..rk Qlants, killing one and injuring lifty or none, was heard yes terday afternoon when (!. W. Catcher Hied a suit for $6,000 damages In the llstricl ourt for Injuries sustained. Vatcher, In his petition to the court, sfntes thai he was injured to such an extent that be was rendered disabled for sis months, nut betas aide to earn a livelihood lie further states that a large portion of tins time was spent In .. hospital w here he no urred a proa t KpenSS. m:v VOHK, Dec It The rank, ling committee of the United States National Lawn Tennis association Is sued the annual list today, Maurice K Mrtioughlln ..f California netting the honored pit t No i for third eonsei mne ear in placing the b ro of the i tat is . up matches above it. Norrls Williams 11, the national bam plan who beat MoLoughlln al New port, the committee clearly stated In the report that the ruuklng is ac oordlng to the ret ord. The committee recommends that the national association pass a rule that in coming years the national champion be arblrtrarllj rated No. i and that the rule be made clear as I to whether or not luvis cup matches , ire tu be taken into a count. Altogether lno nun are rated in lbs singles, The women's list again la In ailed by Miss Mary Browne of Cal ifornia. The first 10 men players are; Maurice Mel.oughlln, it Norrls Wil liams, Kat i ii Hi hr, i: Undh i Mur tay, Willi. I Clothier, Willi., m M. Johnston, Ueorge M Church, Fred crick B. Alexander, Watson B. Wash- . burn and Ella F. Pottn II. ! The lo best women players are: Misses Mary Browne, Florence Button and Marie Wagner, and Mrs Robert Williams. Mis Diivis W I, Mrs II. A. Nlemycr and Mlsa Bars Livingston. Tln ranking 10 In doubles are: M. E. McLoughlln and T. C Brady: Oeorge m Church and Mean Matbey; K II. B br and T It. Pell: William M .1,, In, stun and C. J. Crtttin; H, II Hackett and P, H. Alexander; Nat Hrnwjia and Claude Wayne; X. W'. NIlea mid A s. Dabncy; w. J. Clothier and q. p. Gardner Jr.: (J. C, Bliafer ai d King Smith, and It. 1). Little ami , F, i '. Inman, JUAREZ RACE ENTRIES JI'ARKZ RACE ENTRIES FIRST RAl K Bulling, fivo Hnd unrlmn furloagii: aamirali Diogstei us Kilos 103. Valla Forty 108, Kmi ma. Mnn.- Coyklll ion. KI4 NaUon l (in. . rinm Ghieti toi, l.iMiir 108, Pilnil to. Alir,. Tnma 100, Hio. k . , Pinpnil Hull 110, BECO.N'l) RACK Belllox. lira nml om--tmlf forloafu: Noblaaiaa 100, l-'uialft' lw'. Carria Orma 103, Tower 107, Ynllulm lOS. THIRD HACK BallsBS, flra mul oss-half farloagu: Bltie Oraan 96. Wavarins loO, Muter 108, Hiriiaioii 101, L, II. AUair 107, Judte Sali. 107 Sir livkf 110. POI KT1I RA( K tfandlrap, eaa niilf: lt-Milun.Tli M'J. Knth.ini OS, RiaiUng PS John Renrdon 108, It.. I0S, llnmlr lis FIFTH RACE -galling, five ad ona-hsM foritings : Andraw odv 100, .ludge Oboeaa 100, Anonsl Intrreat 10S, Light anlgtit 110, lleresriuai no. C'alriuui 118, Rica Struw 113. Dnmar l.n.l 1 1 V SIXTH RACE Belling, one mile: I.nly nnoeanca 01, Freda Johosoo Bl, ambrf Oe, It.isii Ooeill 100, I. uk,. Vansandt 105, ink aod le. Mik,. Uonlia 105, Star lierla lo:. Aodty 105, The Cinder 105, Fraitl 106, Bleenland 108, C. V. Kaanon llo, Lad) l.ond.n 1IO ATHLETICS STILL CO OS 1ST THE COLLEGES IT, DOU18, Dtt 1 1 HIS ef the largeat h.ju.nlH ever tuKcn south by " ioaJ i league ball club will i"1 that ssartsmtion nf al hb tea Munagui l Hi m il Hiuks) of the Browns will com- tnand at the Houston tt alnini 1 gmn in t 1 pbi uat n ..tid March, j Iticke) will have 4t players "ii Ihe I drowns' tenter ut the training 1 ..nd n is probabls that thn fo u mora prospects win bs picked up u the oluli i'.e the training aeason be line Of the v alraad) assured uf making the trip, seven are catchara, 1. piti hers, five first basemen, three er.t hasemsn, four shortstops, three third baacoon and i outfleldors. The tcason there will be an many pitchers 111 the SQUad IN the tint that Itlckt) 1.. iiim-h ins pitching btnff needi atrengthsning mure than an) othei de partment of the team 1 The BrownlS pilot had an mini . itchers iis he did pitchers at 'he ituiiiing 'amp last aprlng, ami at that I thus he interned Chief Scout f'bailla Harrett that he imped to have 10 pitchers it the neat training .amp it lie could get enough promising young iters u aweii the tetul t.i that num- Clif-Feds Have A Pitching SSafif Second to None W hat major league eluh I ...ists nf a betti r pitehing staff that the one pre sided over by J''c Tinker, msnager of ti.e Chicago Federals? The snawer ia eiy. None. Here la the great quartet of Chlfed pitciiera: Waiter Johnson, ai Brennan, Claude Hand rig, Raafcln Johnson. And that Is not nil. Mere Is a Kti'ntig possibility of Tucker aei 11I11S the servicea of sfordecal Brown, Hie ones great pitcher of the Cubs, In addition Tinker has several good turn "H his utaff in Lange, Prendergn I Plsk and IfcQuire, r, I C. A. AND COSPEL TEAM MEN ARE COMING I h . Gwanl nu f of meat roes 'in arid down. It will go up again, I fear. Hut one meat causes em to flown, Tor venison is always deer. MINOR K POUTS A 1 1 1 III IS. COX. II Ml II VI iltl M Mint i in . i ( Ovrrespondeaaa of the Asonateil Praii I CAMBRIUOB, Blngland, Nov. 20. Although there probably will bo no official college sports at either I x ford or Cambridge until after the war, tho nu n In college still find time for a certain amount of athletic amuse ment, particularly at football, soccer, golf ami boxing. There is scarcely any rowing, although the coaches are giv ing a little preliminary training 10 some of the veterans. Rugby football haa he.n tilven a sort of official sanction at t'atu bridge through tbe presentation of a cup which la hcing competed for by teams from tho four companies of the University Military Training Corp... At t'sfeid there have been several foot ball matches between scrub 'varsity teams ami icoins from BOmO of the nearby public schools. Boccer football is a favorite with the military men. who consider tt a valuable building-up exercise for the 'varsity recruits. Matches are fre quently played at both Oxford and Cambridge, although there will be no matches between the two universities. The Oxford freshmen's lawn tennis single.-- and the Oxford handicap ten nis tournament have been divided, with "overseas" players taking all the honors. 'Hie freshmen's singles were won by Hopkins, an Australian, with Clayaon, an American, as the runner up The handicap tournament went to Itissik. a South African. PROMINENT SPEAK I Its m OR. I 1IM II HK si PI ( - I IK IN IN I I m . Knur of the speakers who h ive been invited by the local V. .VI C, A. and gospel team authorities to be present at the union state convention to be held in Tulsa February 11 to 14. In clusive, have already expressed their Intention to come. The meetings arc to be held in tho Convention ball, and arc to represent three powerful or gsnisattons the state F. M C a . the organi7.nl gospel teams and the Stu dents' association The men who have already con sented to bo present are A. II. U'lut- mora of New York, !. B. Ulllhelner of Denver, the International secre tary of the western field; Dr. '. A. Barbour of New York and Dr, V. I. Weatliorford of -Nashville. The tel lers from these men were .,11 received Friday and others ere expe' ted at any time. Dr, J. Timothy Btono of Chi cago, pastor of the Fourth Presbyte rian hurch, is among the invited guests. Raise MiiicHc Standard, PRINCETON, Dec. 19 BcholaatlC requirements for students participat ing In athletics and other extra-curriculum activities again were boosted by the Princeton faculty today. Here after mid term warnings to any stu dent In half the number of hours per week he la carrying will disqualify him from such activities for the re mainder of the term. St i. dents are rejoicing that the warnings are never Issued until the football season is over, but the spring warnings break tinht Into the middle of the baseball season, and may disrupt the team. CAPITAL FRANCHISE IS SOLD TG SYNDICATE s ii iii vi i it is ol i or MtsHHN IBBOCf. uon. tiii: OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. ! The Oklahoma city franchise in tin West era association was purchased today from H. D, Hunter by a local syndi cate headed by E. M. DUOcan. Tho purchase price wsa not made public. Ai'T'i i.. c ikla ,I)ei 19 The Afton state About iwent) high school stu- seven made good for the first li mi Jennings Koch, one nf the boys who "starred" on tin r hall team b quickest guard In northeastern okls u ketbaii player al Blloam gprl iga, Ark , having played ctattnr with the high school to i in at t hat phi to, will hold dovv n the same )UKlli ill In i Ralph Dawson, who sua known ill over ihe state as "Dodgln liawsou", will pla forward, l ie, i i ni y, Ihe team, will .lay forward with tin bas ketball team, liav Palnli i will bo the other forward Tht nchedute foi the season has il most been completed and no doubt Afton Will hold down the I I championship this year Ml.N Nl I HIRI1 UAKI M N Walter Johnson Signs Contract With Senators 1! Chirk Dec of Ihe i baseball e ' lodSJ thai ilinaotli star .ii Americana, b ii ml thai Johlli KANSAS CITY iiiitrnii, mansgei Aim in . in laagus nounci d hot e lab signed Walter .ii of the ishingti tlllee yflXT .'.'lit' , mul that I. 'i. i would pin) with W lahiuaton next Thi manager and the pitch 1 1 ached ,, n agri i mnl after an a II- dat i "iii'ereiien. tfti i the meeting ! Johnaon issued ihe following signed What .lobn-oii s,i a conf i w ii ii Manngi r ami legal aulhorltlaa, I am id that I In up Ion In mv I isl outi act wiiii i he EVaahltigton b was binding and i am go Christmas is just around the corner anil a Klft prftHrntfd lain lonai half Hi charm. mmm IIH Kssj In Tslss lliiut A .1.1. fli I fll Western Association Medicine To be Made at Muskogee Today hi (lib- (ol oil I i . league, t rHICAOO, i. I c.ii. i Itoa w lek, i bird 1 sseman of the l)at nn- Bromwb k will gel a trial at that p" sltlon, unless President t'omiskej se eun s Eddla Cost, r of I hi u ash Ins ton Americana or l-'ritz Mai -el "I the New Fork gjnertcana, for whom ho la negotiating. Bromwlok batted :!'" la.st year. NEGOTIfiTlONS OFF FOR SALE OF IHE YANKEES i i t,i i won i mii i n i;is in m ism i m pi h ( II sl It PRENt 'II Ul lx. lnd . 1 lei ,19 -Negotiations here between It. in .lohh- soOi president of the American league, and Jacob Buppcrt Jr., and Captain T. U ii iston for the sale of the New York American league club, wire broken off tonight without an agree ment, but probably will bi taken up in Chicago next week. According to announcement Itup pert fixed $4:'0,ou as the highest price he would pay for th. club, and that onl) after the services of a cer tain manager, Whose name was with held, had been obtained for the team. Johnson said tenlghl that he not oily would not meet the pri if fered by Rupport, but he could not guarantee that tin manager would be obtained The schedule committee completed the plaviiiK arrangement for 1 (J I fi to day, but said that tiny would not lie m ule public until at a meeting to bs held in Xew York In February. Hani ball mi a here laughed at the atory that Joe Ix'elby. former Haiti more star, and leader of the Toronto team, mijeht be manager of the New YorU Americans mvi year. CHICKEN DINNER FOR PRISONERS OF COUNTS UK. ( IIRIKTM s TRKAT PLANNER Bl SHERIFF; CITi PRJKON EftS TO BE "1 1 1 OUT." Inmates of the Tulsa county Jail win have a real treat next Friday noon when the) will be served with a SUmptUOUS chicken dinner. Ite tvvei n forty and BftJ hens will be pur- ehaaed by Bherlfl McCullough for the dinner. Besides the r,r. charges of the county In the Jail there are something like twenty-tive city charges lii the prison. These will also participate in the dinner. It is understood that all the city prisoners serving timo sentence will be released on Christmas day. of Course the privilege of liberty will not be granted to the county prisoners on their many chargW, Hut there will be no work for the "birds" on Christmas day and all will have n pleasant change from their daily diet in the exceedingly line din ner which Is being prepared for them Iiik to return to ihe Washington ball dull a id fulfil my agreement and the terms offered me bv that club." The manager said Johnson's now a veai f..i three years an Increase of $.,ioi over ins last season's con tract. OrlfClth said John would return to ths Federal leuaue the Id 000 bonus which Manager Tinker .i Hie Chicago Federals paid him to sign a Federal league contract In Coffoyvllle, Kansas, on December I last. The Federal league contruol .ailed for a salST) ol' (II', una a v. ir. Johnson and his wife e. line t.. K hi aaa cnv following receipt of a tele gram from Manager 1 1 riff it Ii , asking ll hnson to meet him and talk over ihe option attached to Johnson'a last aeasou'a contract opiiiui Is'aa Bunting. "I wrote to Johnson and told htm the option was hinduiK." said Man ager Urlffttb tonight. "I ndoi It Ihe Washington eluh paid Johnson 11.600 for t be right to conti at I for his iet v iees after last .Has, m Johnson WTOtS to me savin.: that If I could convince him that the option w is legal he would return to the Wash Ington club I Immedlatelj rranged for today's conference We went over the option clause with legal authori ties, and at I he end of I hi da v John- son became convinced that he was l K illy under option to mv dub Ho Ih a square young fellow lie wanted 1 to ilo the riaht thing, and so be then signed up." Griffith aold Johnson explained that when be signed with the Fed eral league be believed his option agreement was not binding "(If course" said Griffith, "is Joint son was under option to play with us, he could not legal!) sign a Fed cnii league contract." "Old "il agree 10 pa) Johnson a bonus for returning to the Washing ton club."' Manager Griffith was asked. "I did not " he repln .1 The new Johnson contract contains no "ten day clause ' Manager Urlf nth said. Ib.ni Believe It CHICAGO, Pec 19 "I don't lie- Ueve it," asserted President Jamei A. Oilmore of the Federal league, when told that Walter Johnson, stat of the pitching stafr of the Washing ton Americans laHl year, had signed a contract to play three years with that club. "Johnson signed a contract a couple of weeks ano to pliv two years with the Chicago Federal league club and accepted Jfi.ouo advance money," de clared Mr. Gllmore. "I believe John son Is too honorable a man to re pudiate the contract. "His alleged statement he Is eon Vinced the option In his last year's contract is binding may bo true, but we are convinced that the option Is not htudlnK and that it is worthle "it looks to me like an effort has been made to make a "sucki r' out of Johnson to heap dishonor on him. Organised baseball used the same tac tics with Kllllfer and I .Mar, i It the public favors this soil which so-called organised seems to have adopted, tb to Ki t out of the game." i B FRANK MA NO AN Western association baseball bls- Uir) Will be made gl Muskogee lo.la. All i1 'b owners of this now league, which is approaching lis second yesr in organised baseball, will meet with President Mill at Muakogee this after- I li ami de. nb' on definite and pel inanent plans for the association for i in- i n i .. season, Ownei llo) Corpus "f the produc ers, as weii as ,i.i, k Lsitcbor, vice president of the Western association and others IntereaUd in the local dub, Will be present at llo meeting When the 1916 season opens i a 1 ' clubs will be In the W, A The meet illg todav will decide juat what cities will have clubs in the association Denlaon, T . a bunting a berth in the league, while S 1 1 . r 1 1 1 0 1 1 , Tex., has also pin u i, bid fur a place. "Evsryihlng is looking up, for ttm Producers especially," i.n.i Owner Puruus last night "In lact, ihe asso ciation is iii first-class condition Fl nam lal dlffii U I ties have all 1" MSI Ironed out and sverythlng points to a successful season," continued the Pro ducers' OW ner. There win be son,,, important legis lation affecting all the cluba at to day's no' ting, according to perststenl 1 1. no. is among the magnates. Some Interesting dons may he looked for following the meeting at Muskogee, a, ding to Information from magnates. Baseball Outlook Is In a Muddle; Federals the ( Jause of policy baseball n I want TURF INJUNCTION IS VIOLATED; ARREST ONE trtbur spiv in Releasei Bond; Bald to tiavi In Hour. Ivn I, SI noil il Long Bild sboil. He honest berf, son, while you ran. And dodge a fearsome fate; For long prajera will not aavo tlx man W ho goes and gives short weight. a charge of contempt of court was yesterday afternoon brought against Arthur Slavin, who, it Is alleged, on Friday night kicked in the front door of the Turf Eschange on Main street, thereby violating the Injunc tion issued against the place tin. ton part of the week. Slav in gave a ITU'IO !.... I - Ul. MUB AM Bherlfl McCullough yesterday after-J noon visited tin1 Turf and .!.'. ilu nailed up the door, which had been torn down the previous night. In junctions against three places, among them tlie Turf Exchange, were brought the fore part of tho w. , I,, at which timet the entrances w ere nailed up by tho sheriff The barber shop and cigar stand In the front ml of the Turf are not enjoined from run ning, only thst pint behind the pit tltlotl being closed by action of the ( ourt. I By Si 'i ITT V T A , ,i I Th;.. time one year ago t he Federal leaga was not taken serlousl) by or-I i ' mixed base! ail. in fact it wag looked upon merely as a joke by the majorlt) of tin- magnates of organ ised ha-i ball They did nol i" lle a thai it would lie able to last, the cud of the 1814 season Organised base ball men baaed their opinion upon the gl'OUnda that they had such a gl'lp on1 ii. e ii.iii.iu.ii pastime in the United Mates that H would be all almost phy- I steal Impossibility for aii outlaw' or ganisation to step In and knock their I playhouse down They didn't even believe tho) could Injure them In uj manner that would be verv notice-' ai.ie until they iKtd failed in their un dertaking in BewUdnrad, Today organised baseball is bewtl- derde at the wonderful strides that have bean made by the outlaw league, They are iii ii Ioshb to know Just what move to take to check their on slaught Which has been felt by them io tin ie There are but one or two teams ill either of the Ann i n an or National leagues that have not suf- fered b) the Invasion of the Federal league into their tanks. It was August Horrman of organ ised baseball that told the other mag n il. I Unit ll would be a wise thing f. i them to take over the Federal jeage a year ago, but his opinions and advices were Jeered at Now he has the privilege ami distinction of sit ing "I told you BO." He saw a fll-I inn for the Federal league if it was properly handled, ail because he knew the man) faults of organised ball, faults that wen seen and felt dally by almost every player In the game, but who were helpless to make, an effort to help themselves Bcoognise Banger, There is a grave fear, surrounded by mystery ami wonderment, prevail ing among the ranks of the big nun of the national Organisation, They me aware that there aie men in ex istence now who are just as wise in 1 ihe baseball profession us them seivis the) know that unless some thing is done nml will relieve thn situation soon, tiny might be found testing in a different placa in the hearts of the American fans this coming season, and most especially ' the season following it. It is now rumored that the In dianapolis franchise of the Federal' Jeanne m to be 1 1 a II I f . I'l e. to N'eW Fork, and that the persons who will hold tlie franchise there are elose friends of ihe Wards, the backbone of the federal league, Should the' transfer be made, tin- park win be lo cated at the Itronx, a prominently situated district, mar ths Geological i lai 'b n Charles Dooln, deposed manager of j the Philadelphia Nationals, is draw Ing his plans for a leap to (be fed eral league, it is very likely that UCh a move might be made at anv moment, due to the desire on the part of of "Red" to get even for Ins III. treatmt nt. has brains enough to manage a eluh, t uo. St. Louts Browns, under their wide. awaks manager, Branch Rickey, are pi. innliig negt spring to take the larn- st array of ball plavers that ever u.r- companied a team on their spring training trip to the south. "Rink" claims that lie has a choiog lot to in. li from for t,,.l .... n... nA ..vt ., . ,.. a .. .in, ..in, that he Is going to surprise the base ball world with the team he will have in the field neat season Manager Birmingham of the Napa is looking forward to a great season in xt year. Among the yoting ma terial lie has to work with and Whom he is placing much confidence is Roy Wood, rortner Arkansas University star. Wood Is one of the "natural uitter type" and last aeaaon made a wonderful int with ti.e Cleveland fans lb, plays In anv "f the fields and ii, considered a dependable man on first base, All Chicago is aglow over the fart that Ihe greatest second baseman In I the world will manage the White Sox' next season. They have a right to be I proud of Bddie Trowbridge Collins, as! he Is anquestionably the best man at j Ki t oiul base in the business, and he ' i. . . ... . . . . .,. , , , s ini.s in ii si BAM,. e i (BT BCOTTT.) With the strides that the Federal leagUS bag made within the past four weeks, ii ml those that they promise to makS ill the future. It is almost a foregone conclusion that they will income a.s much recognised In two years as either the American or Xu- tlonal leagues. It Is true that they might, fall short of thai distinction this Doming season, but they ar,. cer tain to take away thousands of people dally from both th her It agui s, all because tiny have a bun .'h of ball players, captured from organised baseball, that have made their repu tatlona and need no Introduction to the public. in Chicago the Federal league team can be ranked, In reel I to the pitch ing staff, abuig with most any of the American or National league teams. Waller Johnson, Ad Brennan, Claude llonrtrlx and a few others of similar Importance ar rtain to draw big crowds in Ihe Windy City next season. St. Louts, this season, will have a Federal league team thai is certain to injure th" attendance at the games played by tin- Browns of the Ameri can league ami tin Cardinals of the Xational league. labile Plank, Otis Crandall and probably Chief fender arc certain drawing cards there. Their Infield will bi greatly Improved also. According to Fielder Jones, nanager, the si. Louis Pads will be in position to put up a bettor brand of ball than cither of tilt; two SI. Ixniia teauiH that SIS In organised hall, and that's where tin, public wants to go where they eaa see tlie b.-st ball played. There is no way telling Just who nor how many of the bail players that an- now in organised ball win jump to tho Federals before spring. It will be surprising to the public to know how many have Jumped during ilie wilder when the 19! , season starts. They are daily given confidence by ilu- others that havo jumped, all of whom are great players with an ag. perl, nee It la the money that ball players are after, ami when It is pitched In front of Hum to I.. ori.e theirs if they will almply place their signature fo a contract, they uri most all going to sign up. Jeff Says: "All Bugs Are Not in the Bughouse" By "Bud" Fisher Si, StL, U'TV(Vjt r KJdYv BVLCMt, IH MCRt. J Vaiv1 IVNlLRoAnerj irv ivn PRICNirs. TWCf WNT To &CT "AN J i-nje-v- - war TKJ-I f - uiorvir iTss M" III I "0 T. 'JVt TO.Y & t TRS TS WU.,1 tV-iPO Aiooo Hue frr usintio ut WS o, IT y vio .'V. K (Taw huh? Oh.jo At LSvST X'A . ich om. Busy wit htm, 1 i ySrStVy1 If J ftrtNrno-roti tm;swiVi.o - ' CTT.. " - ' - f I I v w " x r'- i vi'i 1 sat mv w-sa. T I I a 1 vmr 1 .. f II V ..sr . ll " 1 ' W i 1 IT., .--an I sjvaJ' ' I J-i. ' 1 f Is ) "VVUJ nrMr1I Cdtgsi STiMsWafisalTlfsBT. JT. "Wvd. I .