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EASTERN AND WESTERN COACHES
ARE DEEP IN NEW CODE TROUBLES
Yost Is Greatly Pleased with Changes in Style of Play and Will
Be in His Element This Year-Quarterback Is Vanished, and
New System Must Be Developed with Four Behind
the Line—Warner Another Supporter of Wal
ter Camp's Subtleties of the Gridiron
Commandments
NEW YORK, Sept. 14.—Yale's pet bulldog is spending his time
in sulky growling over the new football rules. Princeton sees a
chance of sending a badly whipped animal back to its New Haven
kennel because of this latest effort at rule revising. Harvard and
Pennsylvania are quiet. They are moulding thoughts into actual
working plans. Of course it's "Beat Yale!" up at Cambridge. The
Quakers merely substitute Michigan for Yale in the slogan.
Michigan means Fielding 11. Yost. The two cannot be dis
sociated. It's like trying to say Yale without adding Coy or Camp.
And through all this gloomy haze of doubt surrounding the new
rules comes a ray of approval from Ann Arbor. Yost is pleased with
the work of the rules committee. He makes no attempt to conceal
the fact. He sees a great season for the Maize and Blue eleven—the
defeat of Pennsylvania, the just claim of the western championship.
The Pennsylvania coaches are thinking of Yost. Just now the
"hurry up" person is figuring how much electric power he can get
out of a rushing stream if it is properly harnessed. Yost is now figur
ing how much power he can get out of a squad of athletes. Football
power is his diversion. The eyes of eastern as well as western foot
ball coaches will be on Fielding 11. Yost.
The new game will be a game of strategy. Yost is a past master
at this essential phase of gridiron tactics. He has earned the right
to be so termed. Ask the coaches who saw their Pennsylvania team
beaten by the Wolverines last year. The score was 12 to 0. Both
touchdowns were made on strategic plays. Philadelphia critics
called them "freakish." One was a delayed pass, the other a for
ward pass. Nothing very "freakish" there. It savors of the ele
mental. Yet the hand of Yost made these plays so veiled and effect
ive that Yale's great defense would have been put to it.
Why wonder, then, that Yost is
pleased with the new rules? If he could
develop such tricks out of laßt year's
seml-restrlctcd code, what will he do
in the present wide latitude of open
play? Indeed, it appears that the pres
ent code was made to order for Mich
igan. *
QUARTERBACK NO MORE
That the quarterback will be elimin
ated this autumn Is tho general opin
ion. Yost began to do away with his
field general last fall. Early In the
season the Michigan fullback was
coached to take a direct pass from the
center and skirt the ends. This play
■was used effectively throughout the
season. Yost subordinated the quarter
back a year ago.
They call him the "hurry up" man.
Another point for 1910 football at Ann
Arbor. Yost has always craved for
speed in his elevens. He was never
satisfied. He always Insisted the speed
lever should move up another notch.
Will not speed be the biggest asset on
the gridiron this fall? The passing of
beef and strength will handicap every
eleven in the country but Yost's. With
the adoption of new football in 1906 he
foresaw its possibilities and prepared
to meet its development. Yost insisted
on speed, and opened up Michigan's
game.
In 1907 Michigan uncovered a surpris
ing trick play against Pennsylvania.
But the rules still permitted a big team
to run wild. Of course the Quakers
won. «A.fter the game Mike .Murphy
said:
"They tried to beat us playing bas
ketball, but we played football."
Pennsylvania's great team of 1908
beat Michigan by developments of that
play. Yost's material that year was
positively sad, but Pennsylvania's
adoption of his theory was overvindi
catlon. What Yost's ideas did to Penn
sylvania last year is an oft-repeated
tale.
With the help of rules exactly suited
to Yost's game, what will Michigan do
this year?
FOUR IN THE BACKFIELD
And then, where -will the lost quar
terback be played?
There is not a football coach who is
not giving this question deep thought.
One of the many clauses that the rules
committee saw fit to insert in the 1910
code is responsible for this new coach
ing worry. This clause says that the
man receiving the ball from the center
may .advance forward. Naturally the
checker-board gridiron has passed.
There is no need for It. The quarter
back does not have to run five yards
on either side of the center before
crossing the line of scrimmage.
Certainly this does away with the
quarterback. He would be a hindrance.
Last year he was the most important
man on the field. He opened the lever
of the football machine and directed
It forward. Of course a man will have
to call signals, but there the quarter
back function ends. The quarterback
that the game has known since its in
ception in this country is no more.
A place has to be found for htm be
hind the line. Incidentally there will
be four big, fast men behind the line
this autumn, instead of three, and a
little quarterback, as has been the
case. How will these four men be
played? Will they be lined across the
field or stand in a tandem on the line?
The question is a hard one.
A rule provides that a man to make
a forward pass or onside kick must
stand five yards behind the line. The
forward pass and onside kick promise
to attain high development this year.
These plays will be used very fre
quently. This means that a man will
have to be kept on that five-yard mark.
This may be the berth for the despised
quarterback, at any rate coaches will
play probably one or two men five
yards behind the line. The amputa
tion of the quarterback means a saving
in speed that might counterbalance the
added distance the men would have to
take behind the line. At present it's all
a gamble. The coaches will not know
how to play their hands until the
middle of October.
The idea of playing one or two backs
five yards or more behind the line
with the others near It is not a new
one. Pennsylvania used such an attack
In the Cornell game last year. He was
also needed in the fullback's position
for runs off tackle and around the
ends. So they taught Jthe players special
formations for that game. Tho four
backs were abreast. They could end
run, forward-pass or kick. This year
It will be the same; but the new clause
will let the formation hit the line, too.
Section 4, rule 20, of the football code
reads:
"A player of the side which put the
ball In play being offside Is put
onalde when a legally ikckeil ball
touches the ground in the -field of
play twenty yards In advance of the
spot where the ball was put in play.
No player of either side may further
kick or kick at such a ball while on the
ground or bounding."
Section G of this same rule says:
"A kick other than a kiekoff, kick
out ur a free kick must be made from
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World l-'uniuiiM Michigan Coach
a point at least five yards behind the
line of scrimmage."
The aforementioned efforts of the
rules committee have set tongues wag
ging among football folk. Just what
was the idea of the codiflers is not
clear. Many students of the game
opine that it was to do away with
the onside kick. Certainly this could
not be accomplished in any better
manner than by the adoption of sec
tions 4 and 6 of rule 2. Possibly a
more effective way would be to rule
the player who presumed to make an
onside kick off the field.
Just how much these sections will
choke the play cannot be appreciated
until the teams start active practice.
In the case of section 6 the very fact
that the ball has to go twenty yards
makes it absurd. How many success
ful onside kicks have been made in
the past few years that went twenty
yards? True, there have been such
cases, but they are few and far be
tween. It makes the players on the
attacking sido run too far for the ball
and gives the defense so much more
advantage. Of what avail Is your
quick kick if the secondary defense
men can have time to collect them
selves before the ball ends its twenty
yard flight?
oitside kick iTNronxvn
The onside kick has never been as
popular as the forward pass. Few
teams last season Were able to use It
effectively. The reasons were many.
Kickers who could place a ball with
the nicety required for the play could
be counted on the fingers of one hand.
Then there was the element of uncer
tainty about it. There is not a player
living who can tell the way a twisting
football is going to bound. Intercept
ed onside kicks generally mean touch
downs. With these same conditions
prevailing this autumn, and add the
twenty-yard bugaboo, and you have a
fine chance to play the onside kick.
The rule making a player stand five
yards behind the line of scrimmage
when he makes the kick is a wonder
ful thing. It promises to ruin one of
the few successful plays devised from
the onside kick. The play in question
is the dash across field, the sudden
stop and turn and the diagonal kick
down the field. When this play was
worked cleverly it always netted good
gains. But it took a very accurate
booter to send the ball to the proper
place. This five-yards-behind-the
line gem is going to give the kicker
a lot of worry. When a man is rush
ing across field with taeklers swarm
ing after him it is not the best thing
in the world to have to think that his
kick must be made five yards from a
scrimmage line that has already van
ished.
Most people are voting straight Mis
souri tickets when it comes to the on
bide kick this year.
WARNER LIKES NEW CODE
CARLISLE, Pa., Sept. 14.—Football
Coach Glenn S. Warner of the Carlisle
Indian school Is pleased with the new
rules. Hi- believes that they will re
sult in giving a mvi < ular game
and will consequently be much more
interesting to the public and less dan-
Kvious lor the players than the code
rning the game in former years.
Coach Warner last yiKir did some ex
anting along the very lines thut
have been covered by the football rules
lid that he thought
the forward pass would be used more
aver and believes that open and
freak Coronations will be vreatly in
vogue during the comiin
The Indian coach thinks there will be
LOS ANGELES HERALD: THURSDAY MOHJNUNG, SEPTEMBER 15, 1910.
World's Firearm Experts Who Will
Give Exhibition at Venice Today
Mr and Mrs. Ad. Topperwein, the world's most celebrated rifle and pistol
shots, will give a free exhibition of their skill on the Venice Gun club
grounds at 2 o'clock this afternoon. These two have records with the fire
arms that are scarcely believable, and are declared to be without rivals
r°The grounds of the gun club may be reached on the Venice short line car,
and everything will be done to give the spectators the treat of their lives.
a tendency to do away with the former
efficient lines of work of the quarter
back, because of the institution of tho
direct pass. However, he does not
think that the rule against the making
of flying tackles will materially Inter
fere with effective tackling of a runner,
because flying tackles have never been
so much used as is popularly supposed.
The new rule will practically only af
fect tacklrs made from the rear, In
which ease It will now generally be
necessary to pull a runner down by
seizing his shoulders. Warner thinks
that the rule changes remove the neces
sity of having to play abnormally big
men on the line, and figures that the
athlete of ordinary build will be best
adapted to football. This, consequent
ly, gives the smaller elevens a better
chance to develop stronger teams than
formerly.
Warner thinks that football coaches
this year will have great opportunities
to use their brains and ingenuity, pote
sibly a greater chance than ever before
in the history of the game. Practically
all plays they had been taught are as
good as ruled out this year, and every
football strategist will have to depend
upon his own originality in working up
an offensive system.
The Carlisle Indians will start to
work much later this year than usual.
However, a few of the students who
have returned from their summer out-
Ings are to be seen gamboling on the
gridiron at Carlisle.
FOOTBALL AT OXY
Football season at Occidental college
opened in a most enthusiastic manner
yesterday when over fifty men signi
fied their intention to try out for the
varsity. All the old men who were
expected to return are back and a new
freshman clas9 of over 125 has been
enrolled. Physical examinations were
finished Wednesday and regular prac
tice will be commenced today. Coach
Wieman is much pleased with the new
material and the enthusiastic spirit In
which the new rules are being received.
It is the concensus of opinion among
the old varsity men that the new game
will be very much more satisfactory
than that played last season. The new
forward pass ruling will cause the
style of play to be very fast and a
fine game from the spectators stand
point is assured.
The field at Baer park has been put
in excellent shape for practice, so there
will be no delay about putting the team
to work. Next week will see at least
four squads grinding in the sawdust,
solving the new formations.
LOCAL GAMES
" ' -.':.■-. ■ .
OCTOBER 8 „ il}",
U. S. C. and. Orange A. C. at Bovard field.
Occidental and-.Throop at Baer park.
OCTOBER 15
U S. C. and Throo» at Bovard field.
Occidental and Whlttier at Whittler.
Pomona and Redlands university at Red
lands.
• , OCTOBER Vt
■ Occidental and Redlands university at
Baer park. ■
Pomona and Throop at Claremont.
Whittler and Orange A. C. at Orange.
OCTOBER 29
. IT. S. C. and Redlands university at Red-
Occidental and Orange A. C. at Baer park.
Pomona and Whittler at Claremont.
NOVEMBER S
U. S. C. and Occidental at Bovard Held.
Whittler and. Throop at Whittler.
NOVEMBER 12
U. S. C. and Whittier at Whlttier. .
Occidental and Pomona at Baer park.
NOVEMBER IB
11. 8. C. and Pomona at Claremont.
Whittler and Redlands university at Red
lands.
■ \
MICHIGAN
Oct. B—Case8 —Case at Ann Arbor. *'."■-■
Oct. 15—Michigan "Aggies" at Ann Arbor.
Oct. 22— Ohio State at Columbus.
Oct. 29 —Syracuse at Syracuse.
Nov. 6—Notre Dame at Ann Arbor. ■;. ,
Nov. 12 —Pennsylvania at Philadelphia. . .
Nov. 10 —Minnesota at Ann Arbor.
GEORGETOWN v
Sept. 24—Eastern at Washington, D. C.
Oct. I—A.1 —A. and M. of North Carolina at
Raleigh. • . ■ . ' , '
Oct. B—Washington at Washington.
Oct. 17Washington and Lee at Washing
ton. * * / ■
Oct. 22Plttsburg at Plttsburg.
Oct. North Carolina at Washington.
Nov. —Virginia at Washington.
Nov. 24—Lehlgh at Washington.
V WEST POINT
Oct. I —Bowdoln at West Point.
Oct. B—Tufts8 —Tufts at West Point.
Oct. IS Yale at West Point. ■ >;V
, Oct. —Lehlgh at West Point.
Oct. 29 — Harvard at West Point.
■ Nov. 8-—Springfield T. S. at West Point.
Nov. 12 —Vlllanova at West Point.
Nov. Trinity at West Point.
Nov. 26 —Annapolis at West Point
IAFAYETTE
Sept. 24— Bloomsburg at Easton.
Oct. I—Delaware1 — Delaware at Easton.
Oct. B Swarthmore at Easton.
Oct. 15 Princeton at, Eanton.
Oct. 22 — Gettysburg at Easton.
Oct.' —Bucknell at Easton.
Nov. s—Pennsylvanias —Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Nov. 19 — I/ehish at Eanton. -
Nov. 24 —Dickinson at Easton. . j
. CHICAGO
Oct. B —lndiana at Chicago.
' Oct. Illinois at Champlain
Oct. —Northwestern,at Chicago.
Oct. 29 —Minnesota at Chicago,
Nov. s— Purdue at Chicago.
Nov. fs—Cornell at Ithaca.
Nov. —Wisconsin at Madison.
WISCONSIN
Oct. B— Lawrence at Madison.
Oct. —Indiana at Bloomlngton.
Oct. 29 — Northwestern at Madison.
Nov. 12— Minnesota at Minneapolis. -
Nov. 19 —Chicago at Madison.
PENNSYLVANIA
Sept.'24 —minim at* Philadelphia. ;
Sept 28— Dickinson at Philadelphia.
Oct. 11—Gettysburg : at Philadelphia. •
Oct. 15— V. and M. at Philadelphia. ■.
.; Oct. — West Virginia at Philadelphia." '
Oct. 15 —Brown at Providence.
Oct. 22—Perm. State at Philadelphia.
Oct. 29 —Carlisle at Philadelphia.
Nov.' 6 —Lafayette at .Philadelphia.
Nov. 12 —Michigan at Philadelphia.
• Nov. Cornell at Philadelphia.
CORNELL
Sept. 24—Hobart at Ithaca. ,
Oct. I—Rensselaer at Ithaca.
Oct. B—Oberlin8 —Oberlin at Ithaca.
Oct. 15 —Open. ' . ■
Oct. 22—Vermont at Ithaca.
Oct. Williams at Ithaca.
Nov. —Harvard at Cambridge. ' .
Nov. 12—Chicago at Ithaca. ,
Nov. 21—Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
SYRACUSE
Sept. 24— Bonaventure at Syracuse.
Oct. I—Tale at New Haven.
Oct. B—Rochester at Syracuse.
Oct. 16 —Carlisle at Syracuse. ..
Oct. 22—Hobart at Syracuse.
Oct. 29 —Michigan at Syracuse,
Nov. 6—Vermont at Syracuse.
Nov. 12—Colgate at Syracuse.
Nov. 19 —Illinois at Urbana.
Nov. 24—St. Louis at St. Louts. .
ANNAPOLIS
Oct. I—St. John's at Annapolis. r:,. v,r
Oct. BRutgers at Annapolis.
Oct. 16 —Washington and Jefferson at An
napolis.
Oct. 22Virginia at Annapolis. '
Oct. 29—Western Reserve at Annapolis.
Nov. sLehlgh at Annapolis. .
No. 12 —Carlisle at Annapolis.
Nov. —New sYork City college at An
napolis.
Nov. —West Point at Philadelphia.
DARTMOUTH
Oct. I—Massachusetts State at Hanover.
Oct. B—ColbyB —Colby at Hanover.
Oct. 16 —Vermont at Hanover.
Oct. —Williams at Wllllamstown.
Oct. —Princeton at New York.
Nov. 6Amherst at Hanover.
Nov. 19—Harvard at Cambridge.
YALE
Sept. 28—Wesleyan at New Haven.
Oct I—Syracuse at New Haven.
Oct. Titus at New Haven.
Oct. —Holy Cross at New Haven.
Oct. West Point at West Point.
Oct. 22—Vanderbllt at New Haven.
. 0ct.,29 Colgate at New Haven.
Nov. s—Brown at New Haven.
Nov. 12 —Princeton at Princeton.. .
Nov. 19—Harvard at New Haven.
PRINCETON
Oct. I—Stevens Indus, at Princeton.
Oct. s—VUlanowa5 —VUlanowa at Princeton. •
Oct. New York at Princeton.
Oct. 16 —Lafayette at Baston, Pa,
Oct. 22Carlisle at Princeton.
Oct. 29 —Dartmouth at New York.
Nov. B—Holy Cross at Princeton.
Nov. 12—Yale at Princeton.
. V.V CARLISLE INDIANS ' V
Sept. —Lebanon Val. at Carlisle.
Sept. 24—Vallanova at Harrlsburg.
Sept. —Muhlenburg at Carlisle.
Oct. I—Western1 —Western Maryland at Carlisle.
Oct. s—Dickinson5 —Dickinson at Carlisle.
Oct. B—Bucknell at Wllkesbarre, Pa.
Oct. 11—Gettysburg at Carlisle.
Oct. 15—Syracuse at Syracuse.
Oct. 22—Princeton at Princeton.
Oct. —Pennsylvania at Philadelphia.
Nov. —Virginia at Washington, D. C.
' Nov. 12—Navy at Annapolis.
Nov. 19 —Johns Hopkln at Baltimore.
Nov. 24 —Brown at Providence.
BROWN
Oct. I—Norwloh at Providence. ;",*"
Oct. s—Rhode Island at Providence.
Oct. BColgeate at C>rovldence.
Oct. 15 —Perm at Providence. ■ •;'..,-
Oct. 22—Harvard at Cambridge.
Oct. Tufts at Providence.
Nov. —Yale at New Haven.
Nov. at Providence.
Nov. 19 —Open.
Nov. 24Carlisle at Providence.
HARVARD
Oct. I—Bates at Cambridge.
Oct. s—Bowdoin at Cambridge. .
Oct. B—Williams at Cambridge.
Oct. 15 —Amherst at Cambridge.
Oct. 23—Brown at Cambridge.
Oct. —West Point at West Point.
Nov. s—Cornell5 —Cornell at Cambridge.
No. 12Dartmouth at Cambridge. '
Nov. 19—Yale at New Haven.
UNION PRINTERS HAVE
LIVELY BASEBALL DAY
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14.—A triple
header baseball bill made this a lively
day in the tournameit of the Union
Printers' National league. Scores:
Boston 1, New York 9; St. Louis 15,
Cincinnati 3; Indianapolis 10, Denver 8.
JOHNNY DWYER DEAD
NEWARK, N. J., Sept. 14.—Johnny
Dwyer, formerly one of the best known
featherweights in the country, is dead
at this home in Perth Amboy. He was
injured last night by falling beneath a
locomotive at a railroad crossing, and
died a few hours later.
During; his ring career, Dwyer fought
more than 150 battles without receiving
a knockout.
1 NEW TEAM ORGANIZED
A new team, known as the Rivals,
would like to hear from a fast local
club in regard to a game for Sunday,
September 18. Call South 4549 and ask
for Tucker. The team, lines up as fol
lows: Miller, &i Ed Tucker, p.; Acuna.
lb.; Abey, 2b.; Duncan, 3b.; Garcia,
s. s.; Rugg, 1. f.; 1 tank in, c. f.; Burke,
r. f.
AROSEMENA IS ELECTED
PRESIDENT OF PANAMA
PANAMA, Sept. 14.—Liberal mem
bers of the national assembly today
•lactrfd Pablo Arosemena, Krederico
Boyd and Rodolfo Chiuri us first, sec
ond and third designates respectively.
Arosemena becomes acting president
for the unexpired term of the late
President ObalJi. All three designates
are liberals.
The conservative assemblymen were
not present at tht> election.
SANTA CLARA WINS GAME
SAN JOSE, Sept. 14.—The Santa
Clara college Rugby team tod»y de
feated the Stanford freshmen on Stan
ford field, 8 to 0.
FINDS BURIED SKULL
OF PREHISTORIC IN
Theories of Scientists May Be
Shattered by Discovery Made
in Texas
COLORADO SPRINGS, Cala., Sept.
14._1n the poMeaalon of Captain W. H.
Rogers of Manitou Is the skull of a
prehistoric man that, it is said, may
deal a hard blow ut all of the theories
that have been advanced by scientists
as to the age of man, and it is not at
all unlikely that it will be the means |
of eventually proving that man lived
more than thirteen million years be
foro the Gulf of Mexico was formed.
The skull, apparently that of an
adult, was found recently by Captain
Rogers when some excavations were
being made under his directions in San
Antonio, Tex, Undr.r more than three
feet of surface soil was a layer of solid
limestone fourteen feet thick, and
under this limestone In a crevice In the
sub-strata were found the bodies of the
three men who were In a sitting pos
ture, after the manner of the cliff
dweller mummies, and beside each lay
his stone hatchet, ,iis stone mug and a
rude bone knife.
lIOIUKS FOUND IN ORBVICK
A slight dust over the bony loins of
the skeletons showed where rude
breech clouts had once laid. Other
than this slight covering It Is believed
that the bodies were burled naked.
Below the men the limestone was
more than 100 feet thick, showing that
the bodies had been burled in a crevice
and that the upper crest of limestone
had formed afterward. Although the
skulls fcf the men were well shaped and
resembled those of an Indian of the
higher type, their tools and Instruments
of warfare denoted that the men were
of the stone age.
The limestone above their bodies, ac
cording to authorities whom Captain
Rogers Interviewed on the matter, Is
formed from the fossil remains of sea
shell fish. The deposit was made when
the shell flsh died and the calcium skel
eton sinks to the bottom of the ocean.
Since this Is so, the bodies must have
been burled before the Gulf of Mexico
was formed, before all that part of
the Amercan continent was under the
great bed of the ocean. This, accord
ing to scientists, was many years ago.
They even estimate that it might have
been as many as thirteen million years
ago.
Captain Rogers Is now preparing a
monograph giving complete measure
ments and describing his discovery in
detail for the benefit of scientists, both
In this country and In Europe.
T. R. URGES ALL FACTIONS
TO SUPPORT POINDEXTER
OYSTER BAT, Sept. 14.—Reports of
the progressive victory in the Repub
lican primaries of Washington reached
Theodore Roosevelt tonight, and he
immediately urged that all factions of
the party unite to support Representa
tive Miles Poindexter for the United
States senate and the three progres
sive nominees for congress.
"Just as in South Dakota, where the
regulars won, I urged the progressives
to support the regulars heartily," he
said. "So I most earnestly urge that
the progressives in Washington, where
I am informed that Mr. Poindexter has
been indorsed for the senate, and the
three progressive candidates have been
named for congress, must be -given
loyal support by the regulars."
Colonel Roosevelt spent several hours
today in talking with James B. Reyn
olds of New York, assistant district
attorney. He said they had talked
over the labor planks in the Repub
lican state platform and had gone over
the general labor conditions.
Tomorrow morning Colonel Roosevelt
will leave by automobile for Riverhead,
L. 1., to make an address at the Suf
folk county fair. The colonel said he
would leave New York early Saturday
morning for Syracuse, where he will
speak at the state fair that afternoon.
BOWLING SCORES
Last night, on the Grand alleys, the Grand
Cubs took wo out of three games In the
match with the Myers Pasadena team. Mc-
Clelland of the Cubs had high game and av
erage.
All business of the Interurban league was
cleared up last night and the schedule will be
In the hands of the team captains by Satur
day. Ten fast clubs are In the league, and a
fine bowllns season Is promised. The first
league game will be played next Tuesday
nl~ht.
. .Jay evening the Grand Juniors will mingle
with the L. A. A. C. team, which is Just
breaking Into the bowling game. A swift
match will result, as the athletics are out for
gore. Last night's score follows:
GRAND CUBS
1. 2. 3. Tot. Ay.
Kuhn 128 186 148 462 154
Myers 14ri 146 134 425 141
Horn 141 169 178 478 159
Layton 148 136 146 428 143
McClelland ISI 210 212 603 201
Total* 741 837 813 2398
PASADENA
1. 2. 8. Tot. Ay.
Platt 212 209 158 579 I!>3
Lewis 171 155 148 474 158
Gates 149 148 133 110 113
Lancaster 161 164 169 454 Ml
Sohmuck 179 133 180 402 164
Totals 868 809 788 2338
At a meeting of the Commercial league, held
in room 422 H. W. Hellman building, the fol
lowing officers wen elected: W. T. Tuppir,
president; S. R. Fenner, vice president; W.
Bresaer, treasurer; Alf E. Mackenzie, secretary.
Kxecutive committee, Uobgood, Andreinnl,
Wheeler, Bentler.
It was decided to limit the number of teams
to twelve. The tournament will start Octo
ber 1.
Teams dlslring to enter will send their ap
plication to Secretary Mackenzie at the next
meeting, Monday, September 19, at the same
place. All members are requested to be pres
ent.
On the Brunswick alleys Wednesday night,
In the mixed doubles, Mrs. Mack and partner
took the odd game. Mrs. Mack had high av
erage for the ladles and Hobgood for the men.
In the Electric league Newberry-Bowers lock
the odd game from the City Inspector. Ar
bogast was high with the excellent average of
186. The scores.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Tot. Ay.
Mrs Mack 181 139 139 141 161 761 153
Tupper 153' 161 136 176 126 752 150
Totals 334 300 275 317 287 1513
1. J. 3. 4. 5. Tot. Ay.
Mrs. Knox 143 121 150 139 161 714 142
Hobsood 168 141 160 152 223 544 168
Totals SlO 262 310 291 384 1558
L. A. CITY DEPT. OF ELECTRICITY
1. 2. 3. 4. 6. Tot. Ay.
Munsie 144 117 133 130 151 677 136
McOlnley 131 148 155 134 128 696
Hedges 158 182 108 162 157 797 169
Totals «3 417 458 426 436 2170
NEWBERRY-BOWERS
1. 2. 3. 4. 6. Tot. Ay.
ArbogMt 184 197 174 196 181 931 18«
Spllsbury 185 185 146 118 130 714 143
Herrington 116 76 113 126 159 690 US
Totals. 485 408 433 439 470 2236
RALPH ROSE ILL
HEALDSBURG, Cal., Sept. 14.—
Ralph W. Hose, holder of the world's
amateur championships for shot put
and hammer throw, Is seriously ill at
his home In this city with ptomaine
poisoning. He was taken ill yesterday
and is suffering great pain.
STOKES LEADS IN NEW
JERSEY SENATORIAL RACE
TRENTON, N. J., Sept. 14.—Returns
from yesterday's primaries In New Jer
sey indicatet hat form«r Governor Kd
ward C. Stokes won over former Gov
ernor Franklin Murphy in the content
for the Republican indorsement fur
United States MMKor.
Friends of Woodrow Wilson, presi
dent of Princeton university, claim
that that he will have 1000 of the 1400
delegate* in tomorrow's Democratic
slate convention and that he will be
the party's choice for governor. How
ever, th« Bppportem of Frank S. Katz
enback jr. in Mercer county dispute
the claims of State Chairman Neugent
and insist that more than 800 of the
delegates in the convention will be
against Dr. Wilson.
They declare that on the second bal
lot these votes will concentrate on Mi.
Katzenbach. The latter was the un
successful candidate for governor in
the last state election.
Vivian M. Lewis ran ahead in nenrly
! every district and undoubtedly will be
I the Republican candidate for gover
nor. The convention meets next Tues
day.
Returns from Essex county renom
inated Congressman Parker and Wiley,
regular Republicans.
The vote in Essex county was de
cidedly in favor of the regular organ
izations on both Republican and Dem
ocratic sides.
ILLINOIS HOLDS PRIMARY
UNDER NEW LAWS TODAY
CHICAGO, Sept. 14.—After a legis
lative fight all over the state, based
mostly on the alleged corruption in the
election of Senator Lorimer, the first
primary election under Illinois Third
district primary law will be held to
morrow. Two preceding primaries have
been declared unconstitutional by the
state supreme court.
Nominations will bo made for state
treasurer, superintendent of public in
struction, twenty-six senators, 156 rep
resentatives, twenty-five congressmen
and county and judicial offices.
In nearly every legislative district a
fight has been made on the so-called
"jack pot" politics, revealed in the tes
timony of witnesses at the recent
bribery trial of Lee O'Neil Browne. In
addition to. Browne, who is seeking re
election as a representative, there are
four candidates now under indictment.
These are State Senator John Brod
erjck, Representatives R. E. Wilson,
Joseph Clark and Henry A. Shepard,
all Democrats.
A fight has also been waged to defeat
Edward A. Shurtleff, speaker of the
Illinois house.
Three Chicago congressmen are op
posed by insurgents. James R. Mann,
Sherman Boutelle and George E. Foss,
all influential "regulars," have a fight
on their hands.
PARTIES DIVIDE HONORS
FOR CONGRESS IN MAINE
PORTLAND, Me., Sept. 14—Two Re
publican and two Democratic repre
sentatives will constitute the next
Maine delegation in the national
house.
Doubt as to the makeup of the dele
gation was cleared up when belated
returns from remote towns of the
Fourth district showed the re-election
of Frank E. Guernsey, Republican, of
Dover by a small plurality. Mr. Guern
sey's election was conceded tonight by
his Democratic opponent, George M.
Hanson of Calais.
The election of Asher C. Hlnes, Re
publican, in the first district, by 703
votes is shown on the face of unofficial
returns, but notice has been given of
a demand for a recount.
In the Second and Third districts
the Democratic candidates, Daniel J.
McGllllcuddy and Samuel W. Gould,
won decisively.
Attorney Charles P. Johnson, a
prominent Democrat of Waterville, is
to be a candidate for the United States
senate the coming session of the legis
lature. That body will be Democratic,
111 to 69 in joint convention, thereby
assuring the election of a Democrat to
succeed Senator Hale.
AGED MAN DISAPPEARS;
POLICE FEAR FOUL PLAY
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14.—The sudden
disappearance of Peter J. McMahon,
long a resident of. this city, and the
possessor of some property, together
with the presentation at a local bank
of checks bearing his name, has caused
the police to institute a thorough
search for the missing man on tho the
ory that he may be a victim of foul
play.
McMahon recently sold some real es
tate and received $SOO. On Saturday
he was seen with a stranger in several
Faloons. Then McMahon disappeared.
Payments of the checks was refused by
the bank. The police are looking for
the stranger as well as for McMahon.
The latter, who in about 60 years old,
has several sons in this city. One son
says his father disappeared once be
fore, and when next the' family heard
from him he wa in Japan.
COLORADO DEMOCRATS
RENOMINATE SHAFROTH
DENVER. Sept. 14.—Governor John
F. Shafroth was renominated by a
oloM margin on the first baliot by tho
Democratic state convention in ses
sion here tonight. The unofficial
count showed 564 votes for Shafroth
and 537 for Dr. B. T. Jefferson, his op
ponent, with 551 necessary to choice.
Justice rtobert W. Steele of Denver
w.is renominated unanimously for
jtlftlce of the supreme court, and
Congressman E. E. Taylor of Glen
wood was nominated for congressman
at large.
A platform demanding state control
of natural resources was read and or
dered printed.
The convention then adjourned un
til tomorrow.
ILL AND POOR, MAN KILLS
HIMSELF WITH REVOLVER
Illness and lack of funds wen- the.
two misfortunes which impelled J. M.
Barrett to kill himself in his room at
852 Stephenson avenue yesterday after
noon. He shot himself through the
heart! using a revolver. Death oc
curred before the police ambulance
reached the house. The coroner was
notified and the body removed to the
undertaking establishment of Peck it
Chase. An effort is being made to lo
cate relatives of the dead man. Little
was learned regarding hia affairs yes
terday.
NEGRO WANTED FOR MURDER
SHOT TO DEATH BY POSSE
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 14—Isaac
Gloyer, a negro wanted for murder,
was shot to death by a posse of citi
zens four miles south of Sprlngville.
Ala., tonight. The' negro Bbot two
members of the posß» b«for« he was
killed.
CHINESE RESTRICT
FOREIGN RENTERS
Make It Virtually Impossible for
Outsiders to Rent Hang
chow Property
SHANGHAI, Sept. 14.—A new phase
Of the anti-foreign movement In China
has emerged at Hangchow. At a recent
meeting of the gentry and prominent
residents of thnt city regulations wera
drawn up which, it is proposed, should
In future govern the renting of prop
erty by foreigners. The practical ef
fect of this fiction, which is held to
constitute a flagrant encroachment on
treaty rights, is to make it virtually
impossible for foreigners henceforth to
rent property in Hangehow, if not
throughout the whole province of Che
klang. Apparently the movement had
its origin in a trivial quarrel with the
Japanese shopkeepers some months
ago, as a consequence of which the
Japanese shops were closed and their
owners were compelled to remove out
side the city. Encouraged by this sue
reps the local gentr., a.d business men
proreeded to Interfere with the leasing
of property to missions, against which
a protest was lodged with the gover
nor. The latest proposals restrict *ho
right of foreigners to rent houses tt
First—Those employed by the C ..
nese government.
Second —Teachers employed in
government schools or industrial ■
tablishmenU and mechanics.
Third—Consuls of every foreign em
try and their assistants.
Fourth—Missionaries of nil nati'
ities and missionary physicians.
They must, however, bring passport'
showing that they are engaged in :
nevolent and not lucrative occupatio
Kven in these rases the safeguni
restrictions and penalties prescril.
are so numerousthat the Best int<
tioned Chinese landlord might well
excused for deciding to dispense with
the trouble and risk attached to let
ting his premises to a foreign tenant.
It might be imagined that it would I
a simple matter to put an end to 11
crusade by appealing to the respor
ble authorities. But evidently the lo
cal officials stand in some awe of tho
agitators, whose power is attested by
the servile tone adopted toward them
by the government's representatives.
This, indeed, seems to be the crux
of the matter. In an illuminating ar
ticle on the subject the North China.
Herald remarks that far more serious
than the disabilities imposed on for
eign tenajita, or the lavish threats ol
punishment to be meted out to natlva
landlords on violation of the numerous
rules, threats which are obviously de
signed to frighten Chinese owners ot
property from any dealings with for
eigners, Is the indirect evidence af
forded of the uprising of a new and
irresponsible force with which Chlneso
officials and loreigners alike have now
Ito reckon. "Again and again through
out the regulations we find mention
of the Hangchow chamber of com
merce as the arbiter of all negotia
tions between landlord and tenant. To
this body all agreements must be sent
for preliminary approval and stamp
ing. All disputes must in the first
place be reported to the chamber, who
in turn memorialize the police. And,
finally it is with the chamber of com
merce that all questions of punishment
or recommendations for punishment
shall rest.
In other words, between the foreign
tenant and the .officials with whom ho
or his nation's representative should
properly deal, a new organization has
come into existence, whose mere whim
Is to be sufficient to upset all existing
contracts, and with whom the foreign
representatives will have all the great
est difficulty in coping in that, apart
from Its vague non-official status, the
officials themselves are palpably afraid
of withstanding Its behests."
AGITATION INCREASES
There Is no abatement in the agi
tation for the Immediate summoning
of the proposed Chinese national as
sembly. Despite repeated rebuffs, the
delegates from the provincial assem
blies who constitute the parliamentar
ian league are carrying on an active
campaign, and are sedulously endeav
oring to win over princes and minis
ters to their views. So far, however,
they have failed to shake the decision
of the prince regent to adhere to the
original program. The question was
again fully considered at a recent coun
cil held at the imperial palace. On the
previous day a preliminary meeting of
high state dignitaries was held, at
which various suggestions were put
forward. Among others, Prince Su
and Tsai Tse, minister of finance, are
said to have favored the compliance
with the petitioners' demands.
Another view was that no change
should be made in the scheme, while
two-thirds of those present are reported
to have proposed that the matter
should be compromised by shortening
the period on the lapse of which the
assembly is to be convened. At the
council, however, the prince regent
made it clenr that he would sanction*
no concession; and the result of the
deliberation was the promulgation of
an imperial rescript specifically refus
ing- to Krant the petitioners' request.
This document recalled the fact that
when a similar petition had been pre
sented on previous occasions the
throne had replied that the govern
ment's resolve wu to allow a full pe
riod of nine years to be devoted to
purposes of preparation and develop
ment before opening a national assem
bly.
As the repository of his predecessor's
wishes, and in obedience to his own
desire to consult the best interests of
the nation, the sovereign, It proceed
ed, was only too desirous of convening
a national assembly, but the question
of readiness or unreadiness was of
paramount importance, and to ignore it
might endanger the whole success of
the proposed system. A national as
sembly constituted only one part of
the administrative machine, and Its
convocation could not alone achieve
anything towards promoting the peace
anil prosperity of the nation. More
over, the immense area of the Chinese
empire had to be considered aa well as
the difficulty of financing it under the
disturbed condition too often manl-
I The people, however, could not
doubt the earnest solicitude of the
throne for their welfare, and they must
remember that the Tsucheng-yuan
(senate) was to be convened this year
in Peking and that it would be a real
preliminary to constitutional govern
ment.
TWENTY-FIVE SOLDIERS
POISONED BY FOOD
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14.—Twen
ty-five men of the twenty-seventh
company, coast artillery, stationed at
the Presidio, are in the post hospital
tonight suffering severely from pto
maine poisoning. The men partook to
day of a luncheon given by their com
mander. Captain H. K. Casey, In honor
of a big gun record established by tha
company during target practice some
days ago
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