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Notre Dame, Indiana and Wa
bash Carded in Eastern
Games Next Fall.
Hoosier college football teams cer
tainly will be stepping in the grid big
leagues nest season.
Both Notre Dame and Wabash will
tackle the Army, and Indiana has an
Eastern date with Havard. De l’auw also
will be in the limelight class through its
proposed clash with Centre.
The Notre Dtme-Army contest next
fall will be staged in New York. It is
•aid. and with a game of that caliber of
fr -ed the Gothamites the I’olo Grounds,
no doubt, will be overflowing with grid
fans when the whistle blows
The Army aggregation desired a sec
ond western team on its schedule for
1921 and the Cadet officials picked Wa
bash as a formidable opponent for early
season play. Therefore. Coach Pete
Vaughan was offered a date and has ac
cepted. according to Crawfordsville re
ports, and the game will be played at
West Point Oct. 15.
Thus does the fame of Hoosier foot
bll spread and even more intersectional
battles for Indiana teams are in the
making, it is said. Gcorgie Tech, us
ually the king of the South, is striving
to get Notre Dame to Atlanta for a
battle next fall and a meeting of rant
sort certainly would be looked upon as
a crucial test of respective Intel sec
tional strength.
With the exception of Ihirdue the vari
ous Indiana colieges have not completed
their 1921 cards, but it is taken for
granted that surprises are yet to coine.
Purdue Is to meet both Ohio State and
Chicago, always two of the Western
Conference leaders, and its other games
are with Notfe Dame, Indiana. lowa.
Northwestern and Wabash.
Wabash is already scheduled with Pur
due. De Patiw and Butler, which means
that the usual State rivalry battles will
continue to be staged. I>e Pauw officials
•re working out a feature schedule also.
It Is said, ar.il Tiger followers are anx
iously awaiting the 1921 facts.
Indianapolis is promised its usual big
{imes, with the annual lnliana->etre
lime struggle heading the list. The
others planned here are De Pauw and
Wabash. Centre and De Pauw aud Wa-j
bash and Butler.
Indiana's game with Harvard at < am
bridge will be an October feature battle
that is sure to attract nation wide at- j
tention. Craefc Stiehm’s Big lied team ;
will get a chance to mutch its prowess ,
against one of the East's best and it s
reedless to state there will be many
Koosiers In the Harvard stadium when
that contest Is 6taged.
Lewis Clark posted the low average
game of the city three-cushion billiard
tourney last night when he defeated
Chief, 40 to 2S, in sixtv-seven Innings. !
Clark had a high run of 5. while Chief's
best count was one of 4. This afternoon
Houseman and Head were to play, while
tonight Frye meets Reiser.
After losing four games in the “one
hole" in the State three-cushion billiard
tourney, Harry ltuben9 got by the bad
luck handicap mark last night when he
defeated Head. 50 to 45. Head posted a
high run of six, while Rnbens's best
count was a four. This afternoon Biack
played Fitzgibbons, while the night con
test will see Gogier aud Black playing.
CHICAGO. Dec. 9. —Champion Bob Can
nefax of San Francisco was to meet
Johnny Layton of St. Louis In the third
round of the three-cushion world's cham
pionship series here today. Layton, a
three to two favorite against the cham
pion. bas already defeated the other two
contenders, Clarence Jackson of Kansas
City, and Augle Kieckhefer of Chicago.
Cannefax took his first licking last night
Jackson beat him 75 to C 9 in eighty
eight innings. Jackson was to meet
Kieckhefer this afternoon.
NEW YORK. Dec. 9.—Willie Hoppe,
billiard champion, who auccessfully de
fended his 18.2 balk line title lu the cham
pionship series, wrhlch closed here last
night, will meet Edouard Hermans, the
Belgian champion, for the world's cham
pionship early in the new year. The
managers of the two cue stars were to
meet here today to discuss final plans
for the match.
In the final match for the American
championship last night Hoppe beat
Welker to?hran 400 to 144. In the aft
ernoon semi-final he won from Juke
Manual, 24; Russellville, 15.
farmel, 28: Broad Ripple, 20.
23; Hartford City, 2L
Advance, 34; Carmel, 15.
The Boys' Club Tigers defeated the I.
A. C. Juniors last night at the Boys’
Club gym, fast passing turning the trick.
A few dates during the Christmas holi
days are open. Call Main 1992.
In a fifty-minute scrimmage practice
last night the Indiana Dental College
quintette played against the Independent
Athletic Club team. Both teams have
hard games for this week. The I. A. C.
will m°et the Mooresvlll- Eiks Satur
day, while the Dental College plays In
diana University at Bloomington.
Indiana walked away with the Ar
mour Tech team last week and reports
from Bloomington have It that Indiana
has one of the best teams In its his
tory. The Dentals have a clever pass
ing aggregation this season. Coach Clark
has found a good combination anfl last
night the I. A. C. five gave the Dentals
plenty of defensive work. The Dentals
will need a strong defense If they are
able to halt the speedy passing of the
Bloomington five.
The Tartar quintet has a few open
dates and would like to arrange games
with fast city and State teams. Fnlr
banks-Morse. Turners and Oaklandon In
dependents preferred. Call Prospect 5*137
and ask for Basil.
The Theta Phi Kappn Fraternity team
would like to book games with fast ama
teur teams In the city. Call Morris
Y'oung. Irvington 453, or address 411
Drexel avenue.
The 11. r. A. C. squad defeated the
Junior Veterans. 5 to 1, In a fast and
well-played game. This Is the second
win In two games played for the H. P.
team. For games call Harrison 314 aud
tsk for Bob.
The manager of the Greenwood team is
requested to call Propect 5877 and ask for
Big Game for Gotham
NEW YORK, Dec. 9.—New Y'ork will
see some of the biggest football of 1921
on the Polo Grounds, if schedules being
planned now are completed.
Among the big games which seem prob
able here are Army and Notre Dame,
Columbia and Illinois, Cornell and Part
south and the annual Army-Navy affair.
Rose Honors Standau
TERRE HAUTE. Ind., Dec. 9.—Albert
Standau of Terre Haute, a sophomore at
the Rose Polytechnic Institute. was
thosen captain of the 1921 Engineer eleven
ay the football letter men of Rose
Wednesday. Standau lias played tackle
for two years and Is considered by
grit-lea as one of the beet Una emeu in the
Tiger Quintet Down
to Heavy Work for
Game With Em-Roes
New Talent Rushes Old for
Positions on Coach Buss ’
GREENCASTLE, Ind., Dec. 9—De
Pauw’s basket-ball squad is practicing
hard for Its opening game of the season
with the fast Ein-Roe team of Indian
apolis Friday night. The contest will be
played here and In expected to be one
of the test of the early season games.
Captain Gipson and Mendenhall who
recently laid aside football togs for the
uniform of the court, are tnklng long
work-outs under the direction of Coach
Buss in an attempt to eliminate stiffness
and soreness that resulted from grid
iron clashes. It is thought that they will
be in trim for the opening contest.
GUI. a lanky man from the East Ham
mond High Schoo’, and Mendenhall seem
to be the most promising candidates for
the center position. The Tigers' pivot
position was left vacant by the failure
of Curtis, last year s center, to return
to Ie Pauw. Mendenhall is a faster
forward than center, but he played at
the pivot position during his high school
days and in an emergency may lie shift
ed to that position. Captain Gipson and
Cannon, last year's captain, seem to be
the only inen that are sure of the posi
tions they will play.
Among the new men on the squad this
year Krnmheuer, White, Adams aud
LatighUu show most promise. White of
Franklin probably will fill one of the
forward positions. Cannon will till the
ether. Gipson will play at his old posi
tion of floor guard. The new men not
included in the first line-up will furnish
Coach Rrss with some excellent material
for substitutions.
Kepuer, a substitute on last season's
squad, and 'Tiny' Ilirt. a freshman, are
candidates for the back guard position,
which is worrying Buss at preseut. Kep
nor lias the advantage of one year of
college experience, but Ilirt shows good
form aud played with the Greeucastle
High School five for three years.
Tris as Grid Hero
HUBBARD, Texas, Dee. 9. —Manager
Tris Speaker, of the Cleveland Indians,
showed his home town yesterday that he
could play with the pigskin as well as
the baseball,
Tris, who is nubbard's idol. Inter
cepted a forward pass and saved his
team from defeat. He played with the
lo'-al American Legion team against the
"Town” team and the score was 0 to 0.
Tris took part in the game to help
the legion finance anew clubroom.
Black Drills Tech
Basket Squad Hard
for Franklin Scrap
Black is working his Tech
basket ball men overtime this week in
nn endeavor to have them in the pink
of condition for the game with Franklin
Saturday night on the local “Y” floor—
the feature contest of the season on the
Creep and White card. This game will
be the onty high school battle played
in this cifv over the week-end and this,
coupled with the crowd-drawing ability
of the Tech opponent, is expected to re
sult in the turning out of one of the
biggest crowds that will witness a high
school ganse in this city this year.
Tech students are making wild guesses
ns to who will start the game for the
Green and White, and the general im
pression seenis to be that it will be a
vastly changed line-up from that which
has played the early games. In Wilson,
former Richmond star, who has been ■
working nt the floor guard Job this sea
s n. Ria'k appears to have a real find.
In the Sheibyviile game Wilson scored
all the points for his team hiiU In every j
contest he has participated in to date he
has been the shirting light in the Tech
play. It Is almost a certainty that he i
will start Saturday at his regular post- >
Hal Griggs, all-sectional forward foi
the past two years, who has been kept
out if th yearly games by his football
duties, wtL appear In the Tech line-up
for the first time this year and b!s pres
ence will send the east alders' stock up
many notches The remaining composi
tion of the starting line-up will not be
known until game time.
Shortridge basket men are also being
subjected to some strenuous work-outs
th's week, as the north alders have two
stiff contests carded for the week end.
On Friday they will take on Logansport,
and the following night, Wabash. Both
games are away from home.
NEW Y6RK, Ilec. o.—Amateur heavy
and mlddleweigbts of England and
America will meet here in January in
th* first big international boxing show
to be conducted by the International
.Sporting Club.
Amateuts of the British army, navy
and of the London police force and tire
j department will be brought here to meet
Americans of the same class, tbo club
has announced.
CHICAGO, Dec. o.—Stanislaus Zbystko.
Polish wrestler, threw Jack Taylor of
Casper, Wyo., twice in two hours and
! eighteen minutes, here, last night. The
I Pole took the first fall with a crotch
hold and a body lock. The second fall
was obtained with a crotch and head
| lock.
Hendricks Goes East for
Big Baseball Meeting
Manager Jack Hendricks of the la
' dianapolls Baseball Club has gone to
New York to be present at the Joint
meeting of the major and floor leagues.
Judge Eandls will be there to act in the
rapacity of chief of the new National
Baseball Commission for the first time.
Magnates from all over the country
are heading for Gotham, to he present a.
1 the big pow wow, and tnany player deals
are expected to be made between clubs.
Hendricks is after more pitching strength
j for his Hoosiers and also a shortstop.
At the New York session anew na
tional agreement, between major and inl
: nor leagues Is to be outlined.
Trot Decisions Made
NEW YORK, Dec. !).—The National
! Trotting Association at the concluding
session of the annual meeting last night
suspended the bay mare Bellinardlne anil
her owner, S. G. Camp of Oneonta, N. Y.
It was charged the horse entered races
out of her class last summer at Cortland.
Norwich, Cooperstown and Oneonta. The
suspension will be lifted as soon as the
1 winnings, amounting to $640, are re
B. E. Lamport of Berea, 0., was fined
SSO for driving In a race at Weston, W.
Va. t while under suspension. Apnlica
| tions for reinstatement of George Rick
ards of AugUßta s Wig., and C. Xv. Cole of
( Cape Vincent, N. Y., were denied. Both
j were suspended for starting horses un
der assumed names.
Notre Dame Included
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 9.—The Georgia
Tech football team expects to meet Penn
State in New Y'ork City on Oct. 29, it
was learned last night, when the tenta
tive schedule was made public. Other
games include West Virginia‘at Morgan
town, W. Va., on Oct. 15, and Notre
Dame here on Oct. 22.
Big Pro Grid Battle
AKRON. Ohio. Dec. o.—The
o-1 fessional football team will meet IJecatur
! (111.) professionals in the Chicago-, Cubs'
baseball pork at Chicago next Sunday
afternoon. Art Ilanney. business manager
! of the Akron Club, announced
j day.
The champions will leave Akron either
i Dec. *lO or 17 for tha Pacific coast, where
six obn will b* pi*x*d.
Tuning Up for Ring Clash Tuesday
Undismayed by the fate of Billy Miske
In his bout with Jack Dempsey, heavy
weight king, at Benton Harbor, Mich.,
last Labor day. Bill Brennan is putting
the finishing touches on his training for
a erack at the champ.
Bill and Dempsey will meet next Tues
Meyer-Cray 1.157
Rasmussen-Atkinson 1,1*12
<'sthelrner-Westover 1,159
De rack-M ounce 1,125
Tucker Coral 1.123
Sudhoff-Cook 1,110
Coble-Johnson 1,109
Colvin-Magel 1,109
Miller-Blue 1,105
Piez Snyder 1,095
Fox 79
Meyer 630
Mounce 029
Reynolds 824
Colvin ttis
Babe tsio
Westover ops
Collins *yi*2
Lovlck on,
—7:15 p. in— %
Alley—Singles. Alley—Doubles.
1 F. Bourt*eer and W. H. Snyder 5
2. L. Byers and F. W. Sargeant 6
3. F. Holtzmeyer and B. Vanter....... 7
4. W. H. Citae and M. B. HIV 8
5. E. McKinnon and W. Jolly 1
A- P. Crozier and C Thompson 2
7. H. Bartlett aud K. Kelly 3
S W. More and Parrish 4
—9:15 p> m.—
1. F. Wampler aud C. Avery 8
2. Cooper and Ball 0
3. Archer and Lulchinger 7
4. L Gaibreith and Brown 8
5. Kiehman and Rothkopf l
6. Jones aud Hollo well 2
7. C. Spotta and R. Olsen 3
8. J. Dllker and J. Boyle 4
(Singles only.)
Now that the pin-getters have caught
the apirit of the times and bumping off
leaders is becoming a popular indoor
sport, a raft of good scores may be ex
pected from the gents scheduled to carve
on the city tournament wood this eve
ning. It will be no select Squad tonight,
the tourney committee amply having
picked up a couple of squads of n-tucs
and thrown them all in together, mix
iug the good with the bad and the bad
with the good.
They came through with new high
counts in both divisions last night,
1 rank Fox setting the singles record,
with E. Meyer aud Cray shooting high
Meyer and Cray had a total of 1.157,
thanks to the timely swatting of the Cray
Wonderful Christmas Toys for Girls and Boys
Bicycles j j
V K i- Our line is complete at prices we can- II jV (-,*
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Irish Mull, Scootor, Truck. Wagon and
f'C T ; - -jWofAtffg-- many othdr real, practical, usablo £ol“ T SL c . kß '.i'vJt 2 ' B .? mS
.£?> > '„ Mhgic Sets. .*1.50 nod 85
■ toys- Hydraulic Sets 915.00
J|jb> J Four Models $6.50 to 915.00 Knot Splicing Sets.. 93.00
Kiddie Kars 91.75 to 94.50
Ball-Bearing Cyclets 90.75
Ball-Bearing Pod! Kara 910.75
Autos for children from 2 to 6 years „„ . „, _
of age. Many models 950 to 925 Meccano'*
Pneumatic Tired Fire Truck. .948.50 Extra motors. 93 to 98.50
See It in our window
T ° ol Cheßt * 94.00 to 827.50 JL,
MEM Carpenter
! Inst —HHl sidewalk scooters for
'--saw t ci\ h j small children—to first 100 chil- , _ .. .
‘ ,ren ac<:omv ‘ M,UMi by P“" nt - struments and
■ — buzzers 84.00 and 84.50'
219-221 Mass. Ave. A Wonderland of To: s
day at Madison Square Garden, New
Y’ork. Few experts concede Brennan
muxi of a chance against the Giant
Killer, but Brennan lias one asset in his
favor that many husky heavies lack. He
< sb- around on his toes and box after
the manner of the little fellows. This
end of the deal. That gent opened with
256 aud shot accordingly all evenlug.
This big count puts the new leader*
twenty-five plus out lu front of the de-
Uuun.-J kings.
Sudhoff nnd Cook dropped In at the
sixth station with a total of 1,110. Coble
nnd Johnson tied with Magel and Colvin
for seventh and eight placet, respectively,
with a score of 1,109.
Don't think It w isn't n.l Coble In that
Col lo Johnson combination. He hit 'era
a crack In the cye every time, getting
225 for his Lest game.
Eddie Hnrkenrtder couldn’t get enough
wood to make a toothpick for himself. He
and Fox shot minus In the doubles.
Swartz started with a double century,
but the start was not half as surprising
as tLk- finish.
Fox was bursting the babies In rare
form when he crashed out that single
leadership i-cunt. His games were 210,
223 aud 246.
Eddie Meyer with n good second game,
sure won! ! bff made this Fox person
at.*p some to k.-ep lit* place. Ed had 217
I*6 and 2.77 the second high scoro of the
evening. This brought him third place.
Cray didn’t g<*t n thing worth men
tioning in the single* play until he hit
the final round; then he cracked off
a 224.
Blutner had 132 In hi* second game,
which was about half of hi* grand total.
Cycle Riot Staged
NEW Y'ORK, Dec 9.—A fight among
the spectators over the possession df cer
tain seats precipitated n small riot early
today In Madison Square Garden, where
the six day bicycle race Is being held.
One shot wa fired and knives were
brandished freely. Several persons were
Several of the belligerents and some of
the spectators who were trying to get
away were knocked over the railing on to
the track, causing the race to be halted
for fifteen minutes. Two of tho injured,
were taken to a hospital.
Two men, giving their names as Jame*
McGuire and John Itenn, were arrested,.
Order was not restored until police re
serves reached the scene.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 9.—The con
dition of George Uipp, Notre Dame star
half back, was reported as slightly im
proved today.
may nt least help him keep out of Demp
sey’s reach for a while and give a chance
to show Ills speed.
TUo pictures above of the two glad
iators are the latent one* of tho pair.
Both were photographed during work
Manual Squad Looks
Classy in Defeating
Russellville Quint
Manual's basket shooters gave some
idea of the speed they ar* going to show
th's season when they defeated Rtfssell
vllle, 21 to 15, in a hot contest in the
south *lde gym Wednesday.
Every man on the Red Wblto quintet
played football and has not had t me to
find hts eye for the basket, but the won
derful defense and speed shown by Mor
rison's men yesisrday is proof enough
that Manual will not be eusy pickings
for anybody thi* year
The Hurtueson brothers, Emil and Har
old. starred for Manual, scoring six and
five field goals, respectively. It was Emh
who started the scoring and gave Manual
a 12 to 7 lead in the first half.
Coach Morrison 1* trying n new com
bination this year, using Harold Harrne
so.n at center. Bebrent and Emil ilarme
(•••a ut forward aud Wertz and Summers
at guard Bebrent couldn’t hit the baa
ket yesterday, but he came close on a
lot of bard shots.
Sewell was the best point-getter on sh
heavy visiting team, getting three field
goals aud five from the foul line. Sum
mary :
Krld'iy the South Sider* will go to Sey
mour for a battle with the high school
quintet (f that place and advance indi
cations are that this coolest will be a
good one.
Manual (24). Ruaaeliville 115).
Rehrent Forwsrd Gooding
E. Harmeson ...Forward Harbenoti
li. iiaruicson ....Center Sewell.
Wert* ...l (Juurd Cox
Summers Guard Gooding
Manual—Oelsler for Bebrent.
Russellville Gooding for R. narbeson,
Fordtce fer Gooding.
Field Goal* K. llarmrson, 6; 11. liar
meson, 5; Wertz, Cox, Sewell, 3; Qood
-11 foul Goals—Sewell, 5.
Referee Gorman.
Can’t Wait on N. D.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9. -The foot
ball team of the Fnclfic fleet of the United
Stales Navy Is disbanded aud conte
queutiy will not play Notre Dame College
here on Christmas day as tentatively
scheduled, it was announced by Lieuten
ant Commander Kaveney, U. S. N„ ac
cording to. the San Francisco Chronicle
Kavoney was said to have been unable
to await longer than Wednesday for final
acccptanco of tha contest.
Army to Play Yale
WEST POINT, N. Y, Dec. 9.—Athletlc
relation* between the Army and Y'ale
will be returned in New Haven Get. 22.
next, with the first football game played
between the two Institutiona since Yale
beat the Soldiers, fi to 0, in 1912.
The Army-Notre Dame gmna has been
set for Nov. 8 and probably will be
played In New Y'ork.
Feeney Plans to Make Blue
and Gold City and State
With A1 Feeney, fornn r star all
around athlete at Notre Dame University,
In complete charge, athletic activities nt
the Cathedral High School are rapidly
taking form and it will not be long un
tl 1 the Blue and Gold lads are stepping ]
along in competition with Manual, Shirt
rldge and Tech, making a fourth bidder
for the high school athletic honors of
Starting with baseball next season, the
Cathedral will hold places on every ath
letic schedule of the three public .high
schools of this city, ns well as those of
other schools throughout the State, if
present plans materialize.
Due to the fact that the net schedules
of the high schools are made up almost
a year In advance, it is doubtful if
Cathedral will be given the opportunity
to show its strength against the stronger
bosket teams of the State this season.
However, Manual, Shortridge and Tech
have promised Coach Keeney that they
will meet his team if they can see a pos
sible chance of doing so.
The Cathedral sprung into sport prom
inence this year with the football eleven
?■ /
Ty Believed Willing
DETROIT, Dee. .—President Frank
J. Navin of the Detroit Baseball Club,
said today there ua nothing detinue
regarding the report from the South
that Ty Colih In going to manage the
Detroit Tiger* In 1921.
President Navin did say, however,
that he expected some real develop
ment* at the New York meeting of
baaobail men tomorrow. He said he
probably wm go over the entire mat
ter with Cobb and a final decision
may be made there.
Navin offered the Tiger roani.se
ment to the veteran hitter shortly
after the 1920 season closed, but Cobb
refused to consider it. It Is now be
lieved In baseball circles that he has
derided to aicopt, providing certain
details are acceptable to Navin.
1 turned out by Feeney and regarded by
1 many who saw It in action as one of the
strongest arid smoothest-running combi
nations that performed here. The Cathe
dral griddera were unable to get on the
Manual, Shortridge aud Tech schedules,
but they played six games and won them
all by comfortable margins. Their biggest
game here was with the Ft. Wayne Cath
olic High, played on Irwin field, and they
uncorked some real football to win by a
21 to-S score. Feeney will have fine talent
In uniform next sesson find expects to
give the opposing local high schools a
good battle for the city honors.
The Blue and Gold will break into com
petition with Manual. Shortridge and
Tech OTer the baseball route next sum
mer. Shortridge has already placed the
Cathedral on its card for the firat game
and Manual nnd Tech have promised to
schedule games with them as soon as
baseball cards are reached.
At the present time, Feeney is round
ing out a basket squad that should af
ford keen competition for the best lu the
Mate. Every member of the Cathedral
team that won seventeen out of eighteen
games played last season is at ills old
position this year, with one or two new
men pushing him hard fpr the Job.
Within the next few days the Cathedral
will have a complete schedule of games
arranged with fast high school teams, in
cluding Noblesvllle, Knightstown, Whit
ing, Valley Mills, St. Simons of Washing
ton, Ind., St. Johns of Toledo. Ohio, and
Central of Ft. Wayne.
The I'atheJral has rented the old Ma
sonic dancing hall, where the team Is
drilling every afternoon under Coach
Feeney's direction. Games will be played
there on Tuesday and Friday nights of
each week when the schedule opens.
The Gift of a Big, fVise Heart
DAD is a fellow who knows a lot about Christ
mas. He says: “A bicycle combines ’most
all the best features of all other Christmas pres
-oents put together!” And Hie’s pretty nearly
right, too. You can’t find anything for your
children that will make them as happy or that
will do their growing bodies more good.
Bide a iMajcCe
The following Dealers will serve you:
Em-?oe Sporting Golds Cos. Smith, Hassler, Sturm Cos.
22i West Washington Street. 219 Massachusetts Avenue.
The Gus Habich Cos. G. H. Westing Cos.
142 East Washington Street. Pennsylvania and Vermont Streets.
Hoffman Sporting Goods Cos. h. T. Hearsey Cos.
245 Massachusetts Avenue and | A
934 Ejtst Washington Street. nOieSaie
Butler Will Tackle
Real Opposition on
Coming Road Jaunt
Blue and White to Test
Strength Against Purdue
and Chicago on Trip.
The Butler College basket-ball men ara
facing a lot of tough action that will try
their strength during the next few days.
The team is preparing for Us first road
Tomorrow night the Bulldogs will
tangle with the North American’ Gym
nastic Union in their annua! game on
the Irvington court, nnd the following
night will find them playing their first
game away from home with the Ft.
Wavne Y. M. C. A. nt Ft. Wayne.
After tl.e Ft. Wayne game Coach Page
will bring his athletes back to Indian
apolis an.l enter them in a week of hard
training that will put them in the pink
of condition for battle with the Purdue
Boilermakers at Lafayette next Friday
night. The team will stick at Lafayette
Friday night, then hop up to Chicago
Saturday morning, being scheduled
, against Chicago University Saturday
night. Chicago University has invited
Page and his athletes to remain there
for a few days and practice with the
Maroon team, so the Bulldogs and Ma
tooins will work out together on the
Monday aud Tuesday following their
On Wednesday, Dec. 22, Butler will
jump over to P.ioouiirfgton, 111., for the
final game, of the road trip with the
strong Bloomington Independent team.
, Coach Page is not sending out any
I boasts about what his men will do with
! Purdue and Chicago, but he is drilling
them hard with the idea that they have
lust as good a chance to win as any
body. Page turned out the ebampion
ehip Chicago team last year and he is
, working Just as hard with the Butler
j team as ho did with the Maroons.
Vaughan’s Five Here for Sec
ond Battle on T Floor
To Merchants Heat and Light bas
keteers will run Into the hardest proposi
tion on their 1020-21 schedule when they
stack up against the Wabash College
quintet on the Y. \lj C. A. floor Tues
day night, but they have been working
hard for the game, are in good condition
and confident of turning the tables on
Pete Vaughan's athletes in their second
appearance here this season.
The play of the speedy Scarlet five
against the Em-Roes Tuesday night in
dicates that they are out for another
‘‘wonder five” record and are going to be
hard to stop. However, the Merchants
are practicing every night for this big
game and will have even a stronger com
bination on the floor Tuesday than that
which defeated the strong Huntington
crew last week.
‘‘Hank” Stevens, star forward of the
Shortridge High School quintette and all
sectional forward last year, is leading the
Merchants this season and Is building up
a special defense In an effort to che-a
the speed of “Snake” Goldaberry. the
1919 all-American high school renter, who
is carrying the bulk of Wabash's scoring
burden this year. Stevens believes that
See rest, floor guard and captain of the
1918 Manual team, can keep close tab on
I Goldaberry and cut down hia work In
tb* scoring department. ''Tubby” Stevens
will take care of the bark guard station
for the Merchants, with Born teaming
with Stevens n! forward and Rice work
ing at center. Rice. Stevens and Secrest
were members of tho city chumpiotishlp
South Side Turner team last season.
MILWAUKEE. Pec. 9 Schaak, a
pitcher, and O’Mellllo, an outfielder, both
youngsters from the Canadian League,
will be tried out by the Milwaukee
(American Association) team next spring.
Major Clubs to Cut Training
Period and Also Have Less
Exhibition Games.
Short training trips probably will be
the order for the 1921 major league clubs
next spring.
Miller Huggins, the’-sa wed-off manager
of the New York Yanks, is the first out
with training plans indicating a de
parture from the custom of long, tedious
Much Duffy, the new pilot of the Bos
ton Red Sox, also says he will not keep
his squad at work for a protracted
period in the South. High hotel rates,
along with increasing prices of other ac
commodations, are making training sea
sons very expensive for the magnates and
from n physical standpoint trainers are
becoming convinced that more harm than
good results from long work in the
Pat Moran had a lamentable
last year at Miami with his CincljranjM
Reds. During a long stay in that V a sfjX
ionable place the Iteds found time to (j 0
things other than train and it was miuqg
season before some of them reached form^
Fewer exhibition games between tho'
clubs will be staged next spring. While
It bas been found a good way to bring
in money to help foot the bills, the
players object to a series of “one day”
stands. The New York Giants suffered
by their long series of games last spring.
It is also a dangerous undertaking, as
the Y’ankees discovered iast spring when
Chick Fewster, one of their most promis
ing youngsters, was put out for the sea
son by a pitched ball from Jeff Pfeffer,
the Brooklyn pitcher.
Some few games will be staged, how
ever. The Yankees and the Dodgers will
play around Shreveport, where tho
Yankees will train, and Tris Speaker
wants the l'anks to come to Dallas for
some exhibitions with his world's cham
pion Indians.
On the subject of spring training, It
will be interesting to watch the attitude
of Ty Cobb if he is named manager of
the Detroit Tigers which seems probable
now. Cobb persistently has refused to
train In the spring with the club and
his attitude was partially responsible for
the Tiger dissension.
Wabash Ts’ Awarded
Wabash College athletic authorities
Wednesday awarded the “W” to seven
teen football players, as follows Captain
Thompson, Knee, Weber, Burns, Cast,
Johnson, Kessler, AuL Milstead,
Dalrymple. Bradley, Cash, Thorne, Cox”
Stasaud, Selden sticker and Student Man
ager U. H. Greene.
Johnson and Kessler were given their
letters despite the fact that they have
not filled out their time requirements
because of their splendid services be
fore and after the injuries that each
suffered early in the seas n.
The captain for the 1921 season will
receive his appointment at a banquet
tonight. Incidentally Thompson and
Cash will bid Wabash football their
farewells after this ceremony, both grad
uating in June.
Ownie Still a Tiger
Ownie Bush of this city yesterday
signed his 1921 contract with the Detroit
(American League) Baseball Club. Next
season will be Ownie's thirteenth as
shortstop for the Tiger*. Bush played
short for the 1908 championship Indiin
apol!* Club of the Amerl -an Association,
going from here to Detroit at the close
of the season.
Ownie is still a crack infielder and
probably will turn back a few more
rookie bidders for his jon next spring.

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