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All Divisions of Y. M. C. A.
Will Have a Chance in
Fast Mixup
OAKLAND. Nov. 20. —A basket ball
tournament has been started at tha
Toung Men's Christian association to
precede the Inter Y. M. C. A. and P. A
A. championships. The tournament will
take in every division in the association.
Including the juniors. Intermediates,
business boys, high school boys, busi
ness men and seniors. Each division
will have several teams, forming a
league of its own and playing an in
dividual schedule.
There will be 44 teams on the floor
when the league Is going full blast. The j
business men will have four teams, the |
business boys eight teams, the high'
school boys six teams, the seniors 12
teams, the juniors eight teams and the
intermediates six teams. The teams
will form into clubs for the competi
tions. The following clubs have been
organized in the junior and intermediate
Juniors—Spartans. Arrows. Live Oaks,
Hubs. Scottish Chiefs, Apaches, Ban
tams. Mchawks.
mediates —Shin-Po-No club, "C.
M. ' club, Los Robles club, Progressives,
Bull Moose.
The schedules In the junior and inter
mediate classes have been completed
and these divisions will launch the tour
nament. The junior competitions will
be started on Friday and the interme
diate schedule will open en Monday.
Following are the schedules:
Fridar NoTember 22— Spartans ts. Arrows.
Saturday. November 23—Live Oaks vs. Scot
tish Chiefs; Cubs vs. Apache?.
Tuesday. November 26—Bantams va. Mohawks;
Scottish Chiefs v<=. Apaches.
Saturday, November 30—Arrows vs. Mohawks;
I.lt© Oaks vs. Cubs.
Tuesday. December 3—Spartans vs. Bantams;
Scottish Chiefs vs. Cubs.
Fridar. December 6 —Arrows vs. Bantams.
Saturday. December 7—Spartans vs. Mohawks;
Live Oaks vs. Apaebe*.
Mcndar, November 20—Shin-Po-No vs. "C. M."
Wednesday. November 2T—Loa Robles vs. Pro
gressives; Shin-Po-No vs. Bull Moose.
Monday, December 2—"C. M." Club vs. Los
Wednesday. 4 —Progressives vs. Bull
Moose; Shin-Po-No vs. Los Robles.
Monday, December 9—"C. M." Club va. Pro-
C""SS ives.
Wednesday. December 11— L«s Robles rt. Bull
Mooce; Shin-Po-No vs. Progressives.
Thursday, December 12—Bull Moose vs. "C.
If." Club.
Young Gymnasts
In Championships
The first annual gymnast!'- champion
ships of the Pacific association of the
Amateur Athletic union will be contest
ed at the Berkeley Y. M. C. A. building
tomorrow night. This is the first .at
tempt that the local branch of the A. A.
I*. has made to carry out such a cham
pionship affair.
Teams have been entered from both
California and Stanford universities, the
Berkeley T. M. C. A. and the Columbia
Fark Boys' club. The San Francisco Y.
M. C A. has been unable to enter a
U m, owing to two of the men who
' c been In constant training being
found to be ineligible.
Teams consist of five men and will
compete on the following parapher
nalia: Parallel bars', horses, mat, rings
and high bar. The entries are as fol
TnivrrsiTT of California-W. M. <~offey. E. M.
Thonies. Rr> T Hodman. W. H. Alia, D. K. Berg
man f'liarles Ain?l<>e.
Stanford university—A. B. Stuart. R. Krohn,
', L. Rigbter. Y. Miwa.
Berkeley Y. M. C. A.—C. Sut<-llffe. J. Smith,
A. Sanall. S. McGrew. J. Bnzzell.
Columbia Park Boj-s" clvb —M. Coleman,
Barton E. Cail. C. Conlan. E. Amanda.
C. S. A.L. Arranges
For Tournaments
The delegates of the San Francisco
branch of the Catholic Schools Athletic
league held a meeting at Sacred Heart
college yesterday to arrange for the an
nual basket ball tournament, which will
take place In the near future.
It was decided to hold the games. If
possible, in the Auditorium, the scene of
last year's contests. It was also decided
that in order to be eligible to compete
the students must be registered on or
before December 1.
Tbe tournament will be in two divis
ions, one for teams weighing 110 pounds
or less, and the other for the unlimited
students. In the limited weight class
ontesrants will be required to
weigh, in before each game.
The entries will close with the secre
tary. Brother Josephus, January 5. The
games will commence a week later. Two
games will be played each day of the
Players Picked for
Postseason Rugby
£r»c\al Dlspatrb to The Call
F.ight teams were chosen this after
irnon by the captains of the fifteens
V. -nposing the postseason league. Be
sides the regular players, each team
will have five substitutes.
The list of players includes the best
football players at.Stanford. The var
sity players have been equally distrib
uted among the teams, and as a result
the teams should be equally matched
and some good contests should result.
These games will do much toward
building, up second string ruggers for
the varsity team next year, in addition
tn giving varsity squad men an addi
tion experience. Two games will be
played on Saturday.
Uncle Sam Strong
For Game of Polo
Sp»vn«l Dispatch to The Call
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20.—The army
will be represented at the polo matches
at Coronado Beach, Cal., In January.
General Wood Is highly Interested in
the success of the army teams, is fa
miliar with the polo grounds and thinks
they are the finest in the world.
Three match fleldg and two practice
fields, together with stables capable of
holding 220 poio ponies, are included In
the Coronado Beach equipment-
Three teams will be sent to Cali
fornia and an all star team represent
ing the army will be chosen from these
teams during the final play.
McCarron Shades
Gibbons in 6 Rounds
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. Nov. 20.—Jack
McCarron of Allentown, Pa., outfought
vMike Gibbons of St. Paul in a six round
I'out tonight at the National Athletic
club. Gibbons showed more science,
but appeared overcautious, while Mc-
Carron, by forcing the fighting, earned
v the popular decision. He missed many
swings, but occasionally landed hard.
Parson Can Hold
Boxing Bout, But
Beer Is Tabooed
Mayor Alexander granted a per
mit today to Rev. Andrew Rosa,
pastor of the Plaza church, for
a boxing bout at St. Ignatius club
for the benefit of the church.
"But dont you allow any beer
selling at the bar during the time
they are boxing," admonished the
There is a bar connected with
the club and Rev. Father Rosa
promised that he would obey the
mayor's mandate. %
It Will Help Whet Up Those
Fans' Appetites for the
Big Bout Coming
The fans will have a good chance to
whet their appetites tomorrow even
ing when they gather at Dreamland
to look the lesser* lights over. With
a 10 round mixup, three six round
mills and a four round ring warmer
on the card, they can be assured of
plenty of lively entertainment.
The old time middle weight rivals,
Fritz Holland and Otto Berg, both of
the northwest, are lined up to go In
the main attraction over the 10 round
route. They are evenly matched, hav
ing fought a fierce draw in Astoria a
couple of years ago. Both have per
formed very creditably before the local
and the transbay fans since they began
fighting around here.
With' a little more- heart, Holland
would be In the class with the best
of the middle weights. He is fast and
clever and has a good punch In either
hand, but his lack of gameness has
been his stumbling block In the past.
This is his chance to make good, and it
is up to him to deliver or else quit
the game around San Francisco and
Berg is full of fight all the time.
He likes the game and never overlooks
a chance to wade in and mix things
up. He can take a hard beating with
out flinching, and, although not a
knocker out. is a telling puncher.
Whenever his blows land, he makes
them count. He has been well dubbed
the "Bat Nelson of the Northwest."
The feather weight setto between
Jimmy Fox and Marty Kane looks like
a great battle. These lads outrank any
of their weight on tho coast. They
met a few weeks ago in a four round
bout, and it wag declared a draw. Ever
since that time the fans have been
looking for the return match, which is
how on tap with all kinds of vim In
Lee Johnson, the Oakland tar baby,
is all set for his go with Young Abe
Attell of Los Angeles. They are to
meet at 125 pounds. Johnson Is well
known to all the local and transbay
followers of the game, but according
to all reports he will have a hard time
of it with the little fellow from the
south, who is being touted as a regu
lar whirlwind.
Willie Meehan, who used to rule as
the pride of the newsboys' union, Is
now a big, husky middle weight and
will step around with Jack Herrick of
Chicago. They are big, hustling fel
lows, who know little science but who
will always go in and swap punches.
The ring warmer Is to be a light
weight affair between Walter Wall and
Young Hassan, both local boys who
hope to go to the front.
The show will be a popular one, the
prices ranging from 50 cents in the
gallery to $2 In the boxes.
Fairness to all, malice toward none
is the policy of the New Independent
Billiard Crown Is
On Head of Hoppe
Special Dispatch to The Call
NEW YORK, Nov. 20.—Willie Hoppe
tonight won the 18.2 balk billiard
championship, defeating Ora Morning
star by a score of 500 to 278 In 22 in
There was considerable variety, as
Hoppe put his clusters together. He
wag inclined to ball billiards, favoring
the shorter swings around the corners."
The one thing that was remarked, how.
ever, was his disposition to flddle over
his masse-shots and to display hesi
Several times the crowd laughed at
him as he pitched over a masse. He
redeemed himself by executing, the
most phenomenal number of racing, fol
low and kiss shots, which was for
skillful trickery and spectacular effect
surpassed anything he did during the
Morningstar was so volatile ajid
fickle as an April day. He blew hot
and cold, bringing oft the most amaz
ing cushion caroms and overcoming
perplexing situations by splendid Eng
lish on the cushions. ,He did all this
only to trip up on what seemingly ap
peared to be the most slovenly play
ing of the simplest of shots. Scores:
Hoppe, 000; average 22 16-22; high runs, 86,
77. 74.
Morning Star, 276; average, 13 8 21; high runs.
42, 33. 21, 32.
Football Gossip
IOWA CITT. la., Nov. 20.—The final football
week of the season in this state X will bo
featured Saturday by the Wlscoasln-lowaabattle
on lowa field.
* * *
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20. —Generous scrim
mag' 4 today played a part in the work of Minne
sota's eleven in preparation for the game next
Saturday with the University of Chicago.
* * #
BLOOMINGTON, Ind.. Nov. 20.—1n a prac
tice which lasted nearly three hours, and which
was continued by aid <>f the arc lights and
••ghost" ball, the Indiana varsity continued to
display "pop" not hitherto shown tbis season by
defeating tbe scrubs. 56 te 0. Tbe practice was
in preparation for the Purdue contest Saturday.
w # #
URBANA. 111., Nov. 20.—The DllnoU football
eleven is in p*"* condition. Captain Bill Wools
ton handles the team from quarterback yester
day, which was regarded as an ominous sign
that Johnny Hilkmau might not be In shape to
play Northwestern by Saturday.
*- » «
LAFAYETTE, Ind.. Nov. 20.—Playing In top
notch form, the Purdue regulars battered down
tbe freshman defense yesterday afternoon In
practice and worked new plays to perfection.
* # *
CHICAGO. Nov 20.—The Northwestern uni
versity football souad w e nt throußh its second
day ©f hard practice yesterday. The scrimmage
with the freshmen was far from satisfactory to
<V>acb Hammett. After an hour's practice th«
frephmf" made one touchdown on a long forward
pass. Hammett is in doubt what men to use at
guard and tackle against Illiinois.
S. F. Lad Unawed by What Appears Bluff
Champion Loafs Along at Training, Evidently Holding His Opponent
Rather More Cheaply Than Past Performances Warrant
Ad Wolgast's welter weight declarations have stirred
Willie Ritchie and his manager, Billy Nolan, up to the
boiling point They do not fancy the strain of Wolgast's
message, and they say that they will show him up on
Thanksgiving afternoon. Both the California llghtwelghf
and his energetic manager feel that the title holder has
overstepped his bounds, especially at this time, when he
is defending his title against a fighter of his own weight
and inches—a fighter who fought him off his feet in a four
round mill.
But Wolgast has the call right now. He can do all the
challenging he pleases. He has beaten the best of them
in the lightweight division, and therefore has no fear In
his heart for any of them. Being a fighter who likes the
game, he is vain enough to seek to conquer the welter
weight field, especially when he stops to consider that
Packey McFarland Is his only rival.
Nolan believes that Wolgast Is merely trying to frighten
Ritchie. This Is quite possible. The lightweight king
knows that he Is going to tackle a lad who lacks the ex
perience of many of the gladiators whom he has toppled
over in the past. He probably believes that Ritchie Is a
mere stripling who will stand for any scare that he sees
fit to throw In.
Wolgast Is very liable, however, to make a great mistake
in little Willie. The latter may have his ring short
comings, but they all must give him credit for being a
good, cool headed general, a lad who knows just what to
do and when to do It. He Is as good a defensive fighter as
this city has produced since the days of Jim Corbett, and
he Is improving all the time.
"Wolgast had better stop talking about welter
weights," says Nolan, "for I believe that he will be glad
to take on a feather weight after Ritchie gets through
with him. Willie is a mild mannered boy, but when he
read about Wolgast and his welter weight speech, he flew
into a rage and declared himself. He is more confident
than ever that he has Wolgast's number:"
The San Francisco lad will have the advantage of sev
eral inches in reach and height. He la one of the tallest
lightweights that ever stepped Into a ring. He looks far
more like a welter weight, or even a middle weight. In his
street clothes, but he showed them all that he could make
the lightweight limit, 133 pounds, when he stepped on the
scales against Wolgast last May. That was one of the
best boosts Willie ever received.
If Ritchie is as confident as he looks, and as defiant as
Nolan would make it appear, then the champion is up
against a man who will make him hop livelier than he
ever hopped in his life; but the outward emotions of the
said champion do not display anything out of the ordi-
As the day of the great battle draws nearer the bet
Bobby Vlught and Guisto in
Limelight as Stars of
the Events
OAKLAND, Nov. 20. —- The bankers
carried off the honors In the dual track
meet this afternoon at St. Mary's col
lege with the commercials, winning
67 1-3 to 50 2-3. The meet was closely
contested and was In doubt until the
broad jump and relay, which were both
captured by the bankers.
Bobby Vlught for the winners and j
Guisto for the commercials were the
stars of the meet, both scoring 15
points, although Vlught was a member
of the winning relay team. "Vlught
easily captured the distance races, while
Guisto showed his versatility by win
ning the 220 dash and shotput, scoring a
second place In the broad jump and
taking third in the 100.
By their win today the bankers will
have a strong entry list in the final
interclass meet, which will be held as
soon as the supremacy of the academic
department of the college Js decided.
Only point winners in today's events
are eligible to enter the final meet.
The events were:
Mile run—Vlught (8.l won. Newberger (B.)
second, McGulre (C.) third.
100 yard daah: First h^at—Sweeney fß.>
won, Hsyden fß.t second. Second heat—Wal
lace (B.) won. Monahan (B.> second. Third
heat —Guisto (C.) won, F. Camou tC.) second.
Final beat—F. Caniott (C.) won, Monahan
second? Gnlsto <C) third.
440 yard dash—Wallace (B> won, Woodrlch
<B.) second, Simpson <C.) third.
120 yard high hurdle —Townsend (B) won;
others "disqualified.
Two mile run—Vlught <B."> won. Newberger
(B.) second, Henderson <C> third.
220 yard hurdles —Woodricb <B.i won, Towna
end (B-) second. Cummings (C.I third.
220 yard dash: First heat—Gulato (CU won.
Mclanis (B.) s«»<-ond. Second beat —Monahan
(B.> won, F. Camou (O.) second. Third heat—
A. Camou (B.> won, Sweeney (B.> second. Final
heat —Guisto (C.) won, F. Camou (C) second,
Monahan (B) third.
880 yard run— Vlught <B i wnn. Watson <B.)
sfvrtnd, Cummtßgs (C.) third.
Hammer throw—Simpson <C) won. Cummings
(C.) second, Guisto (CO third.
Shotput—Guisto (C) won, Cummings (C) sec
ond. Rlmr*M> (C.» third.
High jnmp—Legget <B.) won. Townsend CBA
second. Little (C.) and F. Camou (C.) tied for
Broad Jnmp—Legget (B.) won. Guisto (C.)
second, Bimpson (C.) third.
Pole ranlt— Matnus (C.) and Reuehsteler (O.)
tied for first. IJttle (C), Allen (C.) and Hayden
IB.) tied for third.
Relar race won by bank team—Woodrlch,
Vlught. Monahan and Wallace.
Boxing Notes
Special Dispatch to The Call
NEW YORK, Nov. 20.—After three days of
dickering, a match has been arranged between
Jack Bcitton, the Chicago lightweight, and Eddie
Murphy of Boston. They were signed up today
to clash in a 10 round bout at Kenosha, Wis.,
on December 8. at 135 pounds. Thia will be
their second fight. Britton bsvtng knocked out
Murphy in 11 rounds in Boston a few months
* * *
.Toe Jeanette, the colored heavy weight, who
has considerable trouble In getting men to light
him, finally has landed a bout. He will meet
George Christian, a heavy weight of Columbus,
0., In a 10 round bout In that city on tbe night
nf November 27. After this bout Jeannette will
try to get on a match with Tony Ross, who de
feated Al Palzer In Philadelphia last week.
* * *
Tommy Bergen, the "Lewiston bear cat," who
won tore* bouts last week, defeating Larry Eng
lish, Denis Tigue and Kid Mercer, will go west
la a f"W days. He will tackle Rube ("Wild
cat") Ferns of Kansas City in a 15 round go at
Dayton, 0., on December 3. They will fight at
148 pounds.
♦ » ♦
Billy Cruppe, tbe middle weight of St Louis,
who has been unable to get a bout here witbt
any men of his class, has been appointed boxing
instructor of the Polo Athletic association.
♦ # *
CHICAGO. Nov. 20.—Packey McFarlaud
started training today at Nate Lewis' gymna
sium for several matches Manager Tblery bas
booked for the stockyards pugilist. His first
bout will be with Harry Donahue at Indian
apolis, a 10 round encounter, and n " nght
Harry Brewer 10 rounds in St. Louis Decem
ber 10.
• If
CHICAGO, Nov. 20.—Pal Moore, crack eastern
lightweight, is hers ready for his fight Thursday
night at Kenosha, Wis., with Charley White,
the local boy.
.a i .
NEW YORK, Not. 20.—The United States won
the international broad water Jump at tha horse
show tonigUt, and Alfred Gwynne Vanderbllt woo
tha Nala challenge cup contest for tbe third rear
In succession with hi* Sir James, thereby taking
possession of th* trophy, valued at $850. The
latter event was confined to amateurs driving
their own horses attached to rigs. William P.
Kearney, driving his splendid stallion Triumph,
was given second prize.
ting men begin to speculate all the stronger. It looks like
a good wagering contest right now, with "Wolgast on the
long end at about 10 to 7, according to Commissioner Tom
Corbett, who Is a keen judge of prices. t
This means that the Wolgast end probably will grow
stronger as the days pass by, and that the supporters of
the champion will be offering even money on their man
to knock the local hero out. And when they do open up
we can look for the real lively action—the same kind that
we used to know a few years ago when the game was
good. Ritchie has a great local following that will go the
limit for him, especially when his opponents think he
won't last.
The champion evidently is holding Ritchie rather
cheaply. He is not breaking any records out at his train
ing camp. Three rounds of boxing did him yesterday, just
as on the day before. It may be that he Is not ready to
open up, or it may be that he Is holding back for tho bet
ting. At any rate, he is not extending himself as he did
for his other big fight here.
The cold that the title bearer contracted several days
ago Is still clinging to him. He does not regard it as
serious, however, and believes he will be able to shake it
off in a few days and get his wind into good shape. He
will need all the exercise he can take from now up to the
day of the battle to make him worthy of Ritchie's steel.
An hour's work in the gymnasium, coupled with three
rounds with Kid Mackey of Los Angeles, constituted the
work of the crown bearer yesterday afternoon. He was
not anxious for any more, either, contenting himself with
the usual order of things. He promises to wade in good
and strong today.
Ritchie is going right ahead, as he has for the last
week. If there is any worry on the mind of the little San
Franciscan he shows no outward signs of it. He still
clings to the belief that he can lick Wolgast above all
other; lightweights. That four round battle last May
has convinced Willie that the champion Is made to order
for him and that all he has to do is to keep his head and
become the greatest little fighter in the world.
Ritchie went six rounds yesterday afternoon, dividing
his time between Lem Kegg, the Los Angeles lad. and
Frankle Edwards of this city. He went along in his usual
style, measuring his man and roughing It at every oppor
tunity. He spent an hour on the road in the morning and
another hour in the gymnasium in the afternoon and
pulled up strong.
Promoter Jim Coffroth has organized a party which will
make the trip over to San Rafael this afternoon to see the
California lightweight work out. Coffroth believes that
Ritchie is 100 per cent better than the fight followers give
him credit for being, and he is anxious to convince tho
followers of the game that Willie will spring a surprise
when he meets the champ.
Murphy's Actions
Cause No Bother
to Frank Chance
Special Dispatch to Ths Call
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20— Al
though lie was supposed to have
been sold by Charles Webb Mur
phy to the Cincinnati team for
91,500 several weeks ago, Frank
Chance, former leader of the
Cnbs, has not heard from Garry
Herrmann, owner of the Reds.
«*I received a notice from Mur
phy that I had been sold to Cin
cinnati," said Chance today, just
after arriving at the ranch house
at Glendora from an hour's trip
through his orange grove, "but I
did not hear anything from Herr
mann. Naturally, I think that
Herrmann should let me know
what to expect for next year.
"As I stated some time age, *
would not join the Reds unless
I received a bonus of £20.000. In
fact, I do not care whether I go
hack Into organised baseball
again or net. The life of a
rancher here suits me. My time
is my own, aad the only worry
I have Is looking after my crop."
Adams and Hearst Teams to
Mix It on the Adams

The opening games in the basket
ball tournament of the Public Schools
Athletic league will be played tomor
row, when the two teams of Adams
and Hearst schools will clash on the
former's court and the 05 and 125 pound
teams of state normal will play the
teams of Everett and Horace Mann
schools respectively.
The two assistants In athletics em
ployed by the board of education will
referee all of the boys' games this
year. George Hammer will officiate at
the games in the first and second dis
tricts, while Lee Waymlre will handle
the whistle In the third and fourth
dlvisons. Arrangements have been
made with Superintendent of Play
grounds Sehlltter so that the women
workers on the grounds will officiate
at the girls' games.
The basket ball schedule as far as
announced is as follows:
Friday, NoTember 22: At Adams school—
Adama rg. Hearst, 125 pounds; Adams vs.
Hearst 05 pounds. At Rotithside playgrounds—
state normal t». Horace Mann, 125 pounds; state
Normal vs. Ererett. 05 pounds.
Monday. NoTember 25: At namllton play
grounds— Laguna Honda *«. Hamilton. 125
pounds; Lagans Honda vs. Hamilton. 95 pounds.
At Jackson playgrounds—Bay View ts. Fair
mount. 95 pounds; James Lick ts. Columbia
Outlaw Baseball
League Projected
CHICAGQ, .Nov. 20. —Rumors that
certain clubs In the American associa
tion and Western league are planning
to become "baseball outlaws" and form
a new league were confirmed here to
President "Tip" O'Neill of the West
ern league admitted that discussion of
the proposed league had been going on
for weeks and that the matter took
concrete form at a meeting of the
league held in Milwaukee last week.
Plans of the proposed league, it la
said, are to establish clubs In Chicago,
Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Milwaukee,
Kansas City, Omaha, St. Joseph and an
eighth city yet to be selected.
The circulation of The Call v
going up. Watch the advertising space
STOCKTON Nov. 20.—A large crowd of bant
ers and anglers organised tonight for the purpose
of ascertaining through a series of discussions
what remedial legislation la seeded to- secure
better fish and game laws for this state. The
county organisation plans to offer In the way 6f
recommendations proposed changes m tbe present
laws to the fish and game commission, which j
will be forwarded to tbe legUUsture.
Canadians Get Even for 18
Point Licking Given to
Them by Wallabies
Special Dispatch to The Call
VANCOUVER, B. C, Nov. 20.—Van
couver S Rugby football team yesterday
inflicted on the famous Waratahs of
Australia the heaviest defeat of the
tour, scoring two tries to one, thus
gaining the victory by three points.
The final score was 6 to 3, and the
Australians were ably taught the tac
tics of effective dribbling on a wet,
sodden field.
This is the most important "victory
Vancouver ever has won, and makes up
In some degree for the 18 point de
feat suffered at the hands of the Wal
labies, compatriots of the Waratahs, on
their visit to the coast. What would
have been the result on a dry day lo
cal enthusiasts hesitate to say, for on
the three or four occasions when the
Australians handled the ball, they had
the Vancouver defense practically
beaten. The movement was spoiled
by a knockon for a forward pass.
As a matter of fact, the futility of
trying to win on open play should
have been palpable at any stage of
the first half, but the Australians per
sisted in trying to pass when the ball
was in no condition to be passed, while
the Vancouver pack allowed no time
for such maneuvering as would be pos
sible on a dry day.
The Australians showed great sprint
ing powers and proved that they have
safe hands when the ball Is dry and
great command of passing tactics, but
the weather frowned on any such pro
ceedings and their passing rallies would
go ap far and then stop.
Tbe Vancouver backs showed cleaner
hands at catching, the Australians
never having a second chance with
the Vancouver forwards rushing down
on them. The Waratahs on one occa
sion had to touch down to save.
Baptists Outbowl
Plymouth Centers
OAKLAND, Nov. 20.—The Baptist
Brotherhood bowlers took three out of
a possible four points from the Ply
mouth Center team in the* Oakland
Church Bowling league tournament last
evening on the Young Men's Christian
association alleys. The winners rolled
up a total pinfall of 2.212 against a
score of 2,146, amassed by the Ply
mouths. The team average of the
Brotherhood was 737 1-3, while that of
the Plymouths was 715 1-8.
Johnston of the Baptist Brotherhood
team starred for the evening with a
single game score of 201 and a three
game average of 505. The following
was the score by games: First game,
Baptist Brotherhood, 643; Plymouth
Center. 727; second game. Baptist
Brotherhood, 784; Plymouth Center,
749; third game. Baptist Brotherhood,
785; Plymouth Center, 670.
The teams lined up as follows; Bap
tist Brotherhood —Hall, Johnston, Reed,
Pratt and Fechter. Plymouth Center-
Waters, Qlbbs, Swenhon, Humphrey
and Wagley.
Wells Coming After
Some Large Noises
Special Dispatch to Tha Call
NEW YORK, Nov. 20.—A cablegram
from Bombardier Wells, the British
heavy weight champion, says he will
sail for this country In about two
weeks prepared to fight Palzer, Me-
Carty or Flynn either in the garden or
In California. Wells Insists on a $5,000
guarantee, no matter who his opponent
may be.
The thirteenth annnal election of officers of the
Original Gaelic Dancing clan, held recently in
Knights of the Red Branch ball, resulted as fel
lows: Daniel Cotter, president; James J. Barry,
vice president: Miss May O'Brien, recording sec
retary; John Walsh, financial secretary; Eugene
McAuliffa, treasurer: Timothy Qulnn, floor man
ager; P. Dennehy, first assistant; P. McAuliffa,
second assistant; floor committee—J. Brolan,
Timothy Sullivan, Edward Courtney, Daniel Rior
dan, Jeremiah Manning, Miss Rena Taube, Miss
May Lyons, Mrs. John Walsh, Miss Margaret
O'Conaell aad Mies May Nlland; finance commit
tee—Joseph Brolan, JL J. McKlem aad Miss
Baas Taube, f >
Nice Little Sum
Netted to State
By the Nimrods
State Controller Nye today com
pleted records showing $146,
--129 the net revenue to the stale
from the sale of hunting licenses
for the year ending June 30,
1912. The figures show that
141,551 residents of California
purchased licenses during the fis
cal year which ended June 30.
Non-resident licenses issued at
$10 each were granted to 68
hunters. One hundred and forty
aliens purchased licenses at $25
Gunboat Smith and Frank
Moran Are Said to Have
Been Signed
There Is a chance for a good heavy
weight carnival here shortly. The
latest story on line is that match
maker Mcl Moffltt" of the Oakland
"Wheelmen has nailed Gunboat Smith
and Frank Moran for a 10 round bat
tle In the Piedmont pavilion across the
bay for the evening of December 10.
The winner of that go will have a
chance to show here on New Year day.
Jim Coffroth thinks very highly \>f
Moran and In the event of his trim
ming the Gunboat, he is assured of the
New Year's attraction against the win
ner of the Luther McCarty-Jlm Flynn
bout, which Is to be decided early next
month in Los Angeles. MeCarty Is
alrealy on the job, training hard for
the Pueblo fireman and seems to have
made a hit with the southern sports.
The match seems to hinge on a vic
tory for Moran. He is liked by the
followers of the game for his aggres
sive style and his punching ability. He
beat Charley Horn over in Oakland in
a decisive manner a few weeks ago and
came back with a four round win over
Charley Miller at Dreamland last Fri
day evening, but the best he got was
a draw.
Smith is* a prize quince, say the fans,
who declare that he would not draw a
corporal's guard here nor across the
bay. They have seen so much of him
as a four and a ten round performer
that they are sick of him. He has
quit cold on countless occasions, and
for this reason it is not likely that
Coffroth will have anything to do with
him even if he is lucky enough to put
one over on Moran.
Flynn appears to be anxious to keep
on fighting. He has wired Coffroth his
terms for a match here on New Year
day, showing very plainly that he is
certain of a win over MeCarty. Cof
froth has not lined the latter up as
yet, but he probably will make the
match within a day or two.
Frankie Burns Is also in the field
for more lightweight glory and may
have a chance to meet Wolgast here
on the afternoon of December 13, pro
vided Wolgast successfully defends his
title against Ritchie on Thanksgiving
day. The little German had practical
ly given Coffroth his word to fight
Burns, and as the latter has been look
ing for such a chance, they may settle
their differences without imach further
Boxing Promoters
Make Dismal Wail
Special Dispatch to The Call
"NEW YORK, Nov. 20.—Inquiry into
the affairs of leading boxing clubs op
erating under the state athletic com
mission would seem to Indicate that all
the promoters have been disappointed
by the financial results this year. The
mistake has been made in giving too
much money to the boxers. This is
admitted on ail sides, yet there seems
to be no remedy in sight. Instead of
working in harmony, the various pro
moters have followed a cutthroat pol
icy which, in many cases, has brought
about complete failures
Second and third rate boxers have
been allowed to dictate exorbitant
terms. Some of them have received
as much as $2,000 or $3,000 for their
services, which, under other conditions,
would not be worth $500. Star per
formers have received guarantees irw
stead of a percentage, with the result
that gate receipts have not covered the
expenses. It is admitted that boxers
should draw what they are worth in
the shape of percentage, yet soma pro
moters have paid guarantees rather
than go without attractive matches.
They have gambled with the public in
vain and in many instances patrons
of boxing have refused to pay high
prices for ordinary bouts.
The cheapening of the game, too, has
done irreparable harm. Promoters have
provided several so called star bouts
for a low rate of admission to a single
show, thereby educating the sporting
public to conditions that have proved
disastrous. The followers of boxing
are well posted, and promoters now
And It impossible to put on bouts of
doubtful caliber without Incurring a
The promoters of one club that has
gone out of business blame competition
for their failure. On several occasions
they took in as much as $10,000 for a
single exhibition and either lost money
or found that the profits did not ex
ceed $500.
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"Mixture of vanity ana j •eonomy. I 1
! like people to 1 think I pay twice what I
de tern •hoes." QBkm
Angels Liable to Lose the
Great Leader if he Cares
to Leave
Br Federal Wlrele«»
LOS ANGELES. Nov. 20.—Captain
Dillon may break a few baseball rec
ords by a "come back" stunt that will
surprise Coast league fans next year.
Hen Berry brings the news from the
east that three major league clubs a.a
negotiating with him for the release
of Dillon so that he may assume'the
management of those clubs. •
Whether any of the deals will be
closed is problematical, but Berry as
suredly will not stand In the way if
Dillon wants to return to the ma
jors and can get a satisfactory con
Dillon could not be found to make a
statement regarding the offers, but It
goes without saying that he will not
turn down a good if the terms
and conditions are made satisfactory to
I understand that Dillon will make
another trip to the majors and in a
more elevated position than when he
first tried his fortunes with them," said
Berry. "Dillon is not a stranger In
big league society and he did not quit
the big brush through failure to make
good. He ,came back to the Angels
because he wanted to come and In A
trade that Jim Morley put through
after Dillon had grown weary of major
league baseball.
"Now, If he goes back, he will re
quire a contract for a term of yeara
and a satisfactory salary. Otherwise,
he will remain with his first love, tha
Angels. If he does not go to the
majors he will be at the head of the
Angels again next year."
Y.M.C.A. Basket
Bailers in Battle
. The Dormitory basket ball league of
the local Y. M. C. A. opened Its cham
pionship series last night with games
between teams representing the sixth,
seventh, fifth and eighth floors. Both
games were hard fought, though the
one between the eighth and flfth caused
the most excitement, the former win
ning by 15 points to 14.
Munro of the fifth floor team was tha
star of the game, and was accurate on
basket throws. The teams lined up as
Eighth Floor Position Fifth Floor
Moaer Forward Monro
Sterenson Forward Copeland
Erbard Center Wtrsenberger
Hook Guard Perklna
Johnson Guard Rlcheubaca.
Eighth Floor—ls points froni T field foala, 1
fool: Most. 1 field goal; SteTenson. 1 field goal;
Erbard, 4 field goals; Hook, 1 field goal and 1
Fifth Floor—l 4 pointa from T field goals;
Munr<\ 5 n>ld froals; Perklna, 1 field goal; Rlcb
eubach, 1 field goal.
In the second game the sixth floor
defeated the seventh floor net artist*
by 34 points to 17. Team work caused
the downfall of the seventh floor men.
the winners playing together to a man
and keeping up a steady attack on the
basket.. The teams:
Sixth Floor position Serentb Fleer
Zeb Forward Calkins
Clare Forward Col Has
McN'erney Center Giltey
Johnson Guard Henley
Weldman Guard Bailey
Sixth Floor—34 p<Mnta from 14 field goals aad
6 foals; Clare. S fl»ld goala and 4 fouls; Zeb, 4
field goals and 2 fouls; Weldman, 2 field goals.
Serentb Floor —17 potata from 8 flald goala and
1 foul: Calkins, 8 field goals; Collins, & field
goala and 1 foul; Rede, 2 field goals.
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