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The Wise Ones Always Make Plenty of Noise Till a Short Ender Is Slipped Over
. — 1 * 7*l M — CALL'S DOUBLE PAGE OF SPORTS This Game Is Always Played With Success WEAK CLUBS MUST GET ON JOB Many New Faces Will Be Seen in the Coast League Next Season JOE MURPHY It looks as if most of the clubs of the Pacific Coast will be strengthened up a bit next season, particularly in the second division. On the other hand McCredie's lineup has been shat tered a trifle by the departure of Big Bill James to the major league as his going will surely be felt. Hap Hogan should have one of the most improved clubs in the league if his new pitchers work up to ex pectations. The acquisition of Bill Leard by Hogan bolstered up a weak spot on the Venice club that was a severe drawback last season. Old Brashear while a mighty reliable man slowed up so much last year that he often handicapped the club by his slowness. Braehear's lack of apeed waa noticeable when he went to the bat when there were men on bases. Time after time he hit into a double while a faster man would have easily averted one of those outs. Again he failed to cover the necessary terri tory required of a second sacker. Leard has tha speed. He has no superior as a second sacker in the league and he has a world of speed. However, he is handicapped by an ugly disposition, which hae proved a serious drawback to hi* work. He i* an easy victim of the fane and they ride hi maf every opportunity. It is fair to believe that they will be after him stronger than ever since his departure from Oakland, espe cially in this section. BORTO.V WOULD HELP I look for Hogan to get some good work out of Leard as he Is Just such a manager that can get the peevish little inflelder going right and if he succeeds in doing so, should get a world of good work out of him. Hogan is hot after Ray Borton. the former White Sox first baseman who went to the New York Yank>es during the season along with Rollie Zeider for Hal Chaae. Borton, while hardly a player of major league eaiiber, should prove an excellent man for a minor league club. Both Henry Berry and Hap Hogan are after Borton and according to reports from the south, one of the southern managers will likely get him. Borton would fit In nicely on the Venice club as lt would bolster up another weak spot on the club. With Borton at first, Leard at second, Litschl at third and Hosp at short, Hogan would have an infield that would compare with any in a minor league. Berry has secured a couple of pitchers who are being praised. He has also an outfielder named Allen, who comes to the club heralded as a star and If he can hook a man to play the initial sack capably he will be stronger than last season. The Angela' pitchers were hardly up to the standard of the boxmen of th* other clubs last season and then again the club was weakened to a great ex tent through the loss of Catchers JSolea and Brooks, who were out of the game through injuries and illness. The Oakland club is to undergo a thorough ahakeup. It will have more new men or the field titan any of the other clubs. Whether these players which Manager Devlin is to spring on the fans are up to the standard will be learned only after the season has run along for a month or so. The Macramento club will be intact. Practically the same players that rep resented the capital city last year will le in the field again. A couple of new pltchera and another catcher peems to be all that Wolverton is looking for. SEALS WILL BK STHOVO The Seals will surely be stronger this year. The eeejuislffon <\f Charley O'Leary is going to strengthen tue in- I AT JUAREZ L. W. NELSON NOTE—Racing is to be resumed at Juarez today despite the warfare being carried on throughout the city and in it* suburbs. A battle was a-raging in the outskirts of the town, And bullets were a-buzzing here and there and all aroun'; Though the battle was in progress it is ne'ertheless a fac' That the ponies were a-racing at old Juarez racetrack A jockey got upon his horse, indeed a sorry bay, Which once had been a good one, but, alas! had seen his day; The jockey was in silence, of his horse he couldn't boast, And the racers, starting running, left his horse behind the post. Suddenly a rebel bullet whistled past the jockey's ear, Filling horse and jockey, both alike, with terror and with fear. "They are shooting at us, Romeo," the jock said to his horse, And if their shots catch up with us 'twill fill me with remorse. The old horse received inducement from the bullets at his back, Why, the way he flew around the road, most burned the racing track, Yes, he broke all worldly records, being full of awful fear, Caught up with the best and left them to bring up far in the rear. The jockey claimed the honor for the record he had broke. While riding on an old-time skate, whose racing was a joke. But if the horse could only speak, if he could only talk, He'd tell you 'twas the bullets made him win it in a walk! field. Arthur Hoffman, the former Cub star should add strength to the out field. If Del Howard lands Earl Moore and Jeff Overall gets good na tured and decides to come back, then the Seals will look awfully good on paper. San Franciaco, Venice and Los An geles promise to be stronger next sea son than they were last year. •> « • The annual meeting of the Pacific Coast league and the California league will be held next week, accord ing to an announcement made by President Al T. Baum. Though the California league failed to break even on the season, the magnates behind the clubs are willing to bankroll the organization for another year, as it is predicted that a bright future is in store for the young baseball or ganization. The raagnatea of both or ganisations are to convene on Decem ber 2 and 3 at the St Francis hotel. Jeff Overall Is still in Ed Meier's employ, selling beer, in which ca pacity Jeff declares, at this time, he intends to remain. He is willing, however, to admit that it is a long time between now and spring time, and he declares you. can never tell what will happen. "I regret very much that all this fuss has come up. but a man can't do what h« thinks best for his future, these days especially, if he is in baseball," is the way Ovle ta quoted by a Los Angeles paper. Ovie declares that a baseball player is a white slave, owned body and soul by the baseball magnates, to be con trolled, released or transferred, as the manager sees fit, with no more to say than a slave. J. Cal Ewing is recovering from his attack of illness. He is anxious to get out and around as he wants to gat started on his new baseball park. Cal has the bids for the grading of the grounds, and as soon as he awards this contract work will start. Ewing realizes that he will be pushed for time and he wants to get busy at once. Hap Hogan is president of the Win ter Association league In the south. The other night he gave the umpires a lecture. OLD SOL BACKS SUNNY JIM'S BET Jim Coffroth's bet is safe at thi» writing. Last night at 6 o'clock, when the rain wae> coming down in torrents and indications pointed to a wet Thanksgiving day. Sunshine Jim bet a number of the boys around the Olympic club that today would be bright and sunny at the hour Jimmy Clabby and Frank Logan would be battling out at the Mission street arena for middle weight honors. Ft looked like a bad bet et the time Coffroth made it, but there are many now who would like to take the wagers off his hands at this writing. Southern Ruggers Anxious to Tangle With the Olympics f r The Los Angeles Athletic club la trying to get a crack at the Olympic club Rugby team for the state cham | pionship and has communicated with the local club relative to playing a game in Los Angeles either Decem ber 5 or December 12. The local club Is willing to go south, and it looks as though the game will be played. Mow Mitchell of Los Angeles, who played on the Ail-American team against New Zealand, started negotiations for the game when he was up here, and since then lengthy correspondence has passed between the two clubs. According to the southern idea, the Olympic has the edge on the Barba rians and should be considered the northern champion team owing to the fact that the Barbarians objected to playing the winged O. The objection of the Barbs to playing the Post street club men, it is pointed out by the Barbs, was due to a difference of opinion between the two clubs as to the eligibility of certain men. Tf the Olympic club goes to Los An geles, the Barbarians today stated that they would protest to the Rugby union that no title be allowed to go with the game. If the game is played the Los An geles people expect to draw a big crowd, and Washington park will be the seat of the contest. Speedy Motor Boats Are Likely to Race Through the Canal A motor boat race from New York to San Francisco via the Panama canal in 1916 la one of the felg events projected by the local branoi of the American Power Boat association. If the race is arranged, and it looks as if it will be, the Panama-Pacific international exposition will approve, and it will be run under the auspices of the exposition. H- L. Burleson, secretary of the local branch of the power boat asso ciation, has just returned from the east, and at last night's meeting of the motor boat men stated that the projected race had the indorsement of the parent body in the east and that a large eastern entry was prac tically assured for the race. The officials awarded the 1914 cham pionships of the Pacific coast to Sac ramento. No definite date has been set for the race. Sacramento will handle the full regatta in all classes. The following oflleers were nomi nated for the respective positions for which an election will be held De cember 10: Chairmen, I. H. Tory; vice chairman. O. L, Braluarrt: secretary, F M. <»arden; treasurer, H. 1.. Burleson; measurer, I). W. Dickie- as sistant mesitiror, •*. A. Eiehler; surveyor, f. M. CRrdeo; timers. T. W. MadVW and F Jl. HitUgsUln; starter, C. W. Bras*. ~(Copyr!«bt, 1013, National Kawa Aaaociatlon)' RUGGERS IN BIG GAME TO DAY High School Stars of North, and South Hook Up at Stanford Interseholaatlc football history will be created today at Stanford field, when picked teams representing" the best that there Is of Rugby high school lads of northern and southern California hook up for what will be a precedent for an annua! game. The teams from the southern and northern parts of the state are par ticularly strong aggregations, and if they can show in actual combat Just what they are capable of, today's game should prove the greatest ex hibition of the Rugby code ever ex hibited here by high school boys. Th<! teams have been selected by a committee of the Skull and Snake's society of the Stanford varsity, and in getting the teams together, every available channel has been searched to secure the right dope on the players. The teams have been so selected that the men come from practically every point of the etate, where Rugby has a firm hold. All the large towns of the north and the couth are adequately represented. The teams will line up as followa: South. Position. North. Baker. Forward Qrarce Henry .Forward. Reimers Street .Forward Johnson Wlsittmore Forward Tllden Goodspasture Forward Robertson Wood ....Forward I'attee Banner Forward Wllwn Neville .Forward Card Kinney Halfback Walker Gllman TiTe-elghths g. Forbes Brooks FlTe-eltfhths Stafford Butt Three-Quarter* Wallace Wilson Three-quarters M. Forbes Richardson Three-quarters Watte MKiulre Fullback HollingsworU; Referee—Palmer Fuller. California to Meet Stanford at Soccer Berkeley Today j j The Stanford and California soccer football teama will clash on the old baseball field at California this after noon at 2:80 o'clock In the second game of the series to decide the In tercollegiate championship. The first game was played November 8 and was won by Stanford by a score of 1 to 0. Should Stanford win this afternoon It will take the 1913 series and take permanent possession of the C. Y. Williamson cup which has been played for during the past four years, if California wins another game will have to be played to decide the series. California will be somewhat handi capped by the loss of Isaacs and Davidson. These two men put up a stellar game in the first meeting, and their absence will weaken the Cali fornia attack. On the other hand Stanford team is slightly altered and strengthened by the inclusion of Fyfe as inside left. Fyfe was unable to play the first game, being a sub on the varsity Rugby team. Callis Goes South As Swimming Tutor Fred A. Callis, well known in local swimming circles, yesterday departed for Los Angeles, where he will assume charge of the southern Y. M. C, A. tank. Callis has been connected with Y. M. C. A. work. for many years, but for the last two years has been in this city as swimming Instructor gt one of the local tanks. It is the intention of the Los Angeles Y. M. C A. to branch out In aquatics, and Callis has been engaged to round out the team and teach the youth of th* south how to swim. Ha will have full charge of the southern V team and when fully organized expects to arrange dual meets with the Saa Francisco bay V teams. Tad PACKARD'S HAVE MANY DESIGNS Seven New Styles Added to Their Other Line; Makes Over Twenty in All The addition of seven new styles to the Packard line of motor car riages, making mors than 20 in all, illustrates the wide range of selec tion in body designs which can be secured in conjunction with a high grade chassis. Four new 6ix passenger bodies are among the most distinctive of the luxurious types manufactured in the Packard shops. These are the Salon touring car and the new style limousine, Landaulet and imperial limousine. The Salon touring mody is exclusive. It provides two indi vidual seats for the driver and front passenger, with a passageway be tween, permitting the front passen ger to change seats with any one in the tonneau while the car is in mo tion. Persons using extra folding seats can stretch out more comfort ably, and guns and golf clubs can be carried conveniently on the floor of the car. All passenpers may enter or leave the ear by the same door. The new limousine and landaulet are a departure from the rounded roof type, having well defined cornres and sweeping roof line. Every superfluous piece of molding has been omitted. The imperial has the same simplicity of exterior. A new coupe, seating two, with a drop seat for a third passenger, Is a particularly smart design. The driver's seat is set forward of the passenger seat to. give free arm movement. To meet the demand for a maximum service chassis among users who do not require the luxury and finish of a Packard built body, the company has added a special touring body, made under contract by the Fisher Body company. Another body of outside manufacture is the all weather, con vertible, built to fit the aPckard chassis by the Springfield Metal Body company. This type can be changed from an open to an inclosed carriage In about the time required to put up the ordinary top and attach side cur tains. Haggin Purchases Ballot and Sain The most important announcement to the American turf since the anti betting went into effect In New York was made to the effect that James B. Haggin, the wealthy sports, man of New York and Kentucky, has decided to strengthen his breeding farm, although 93 years old. As a confirmation of this he bought the noted horse Ballot, winner of many rich American and English stakes, from John E- Madden, for a price said to be $50,0*0, and Sain, the son of Jack Atkin, from Barney Schreiber of Spring Valley, Mo., for $5,000. These horses are to be placed at the Elmendorf farm. Ballot was bred by the late James B. Keene and raced in his name and colors. The son of Voter—Cerlto won more than $100,000 in stakes and purses and was purchased recently from tbe Keene estate for $30,000, ' Silk Hat Harry*s Divorce Suit Gandil Turns Down A Footlight Offer cnicK uanon nas reiusea an oner of |600 a week to go before the foot lights. The representative of a local playhouse called on the Nationals' first sacker and endeavored to sign The Telephone Invites You IF you have neither time nor opportunity to join the family group in person, you are not entirely barred from taking part in the home festivities 2 on Thanksgiving Day. The telephone will enable f you to mingle your voice with their voices and share in the spirit of reunion. f ym Public telephones are found wherever busy men f - 4 may be; and it is easy to step to the telephone and send your voice to those from whom you must be f_ separated on Thanksgiving Day. J £ Bring happiness to yourself and to the folks at home.—-Telephone. f Every Bell Telephone is a Long Distance fy^^^^^fm/Wy THE PACIFIC TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE COMPANY him to a contract for Washington and other cities. Gandil laughed at the idea. "What could I do on the stage?" he asked. "I will furnish the dialogue for you," retorted the theatrical man, "and arrange to have two other men In the act with you. Think the mat ter over and let me have your anpwer tomorrow evening:." "You needn't wait that long;," came the reply., "I get roaated enough dur ing the summer months on th* ball field for trivial matters. What would happen to me before an audience in a theater? The meney part looks good to me, but I will have to refuse the proposition."