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Week-End Editiuu, November 27-28, 1015. EL PASO HERALD SPORTS, RECREATION and OUTDOOR LIFE BALL PLAYER USES MO IMS I FILES SUIT TO RECOVER IT Slapnicks of the Brewers Claims He Lacked Just One Game of Winning the Bonus Provided for in His Con tract, and Manager Wouldn't Allow Him Chance to Win Needed Game; Therefore the Suit. BY FllYMv NEW YORK. Nov 27 Now that the football season has skidded down along the pages of history. x' -Rill shift the spotlight in the gen eral direction of the frost-bitten base ball diamond and tell you the story concerning Cyril Slapnicka. Cyril acrobats during the -1,111- imuy months of the year, but springtime fjids him cavorting around wearing a baseball uniform instead of flesh col- ored tights, it finds him swinging his arm and a baseball bat instead of swinging on some bars and rings, it finds him spitting into the palms of his mitts instead of rubbing resin therein. "Well. Cyril got a Job as pitcher for the Milwaukee club in the spring of this vear Before the documents were signed that made Cyril a Brewer, he i . thought his twirling services were j worth so much per season. The club owners thought he valued the power of Ms arm about $10 too much, and they J told him so Cyril pouted. The club owners were obdurate 1 The $300 Proviso Contract. J In the end. declares Cyril, the club , owners spoke to him thusly. TTe Trill give you a contract calling for the figures we nave meniioneo. Into this contract we will insert a pro- viso to the effect that if you win one- half of your games we will pay you the extra $408. "What say'" Cyril said he said that what the club owners said was perfectly all right -with him, whereupon, Cyril clutched a "Beck's" Amen Corner nr - j TDASEBAIL fans should have one more treat in the game at Bio Grande park on Sunday afternoon between the Fourth Field artillery nd the touring Kansas City leaguers. The soldiers are particu larly chesty and want to play on a vjnner-take-all basis. They believe hat they have a faster aggregation Mian the professionals and stake their faith and their -wallets on Cromcker. With a military tand in attendance, there will be some do ings. The Leaguers defeated the 20th infantry in a corking good game while on their way -westward. -s C0CCER is catching on all right and it is likely that the Fourth Artillery eleven will get into the local series Sunday with a game "lther at Fort Bhss or Camp Cotton rith the 16th infantry. The soccer fans are awaiting the return of the 20th infantry to Fort Bliss as that .egiment has a good soccer team, nun sd3?s rq s-jaS irjOZ "n traitAi. be taken to organize a league. The United Empire players are feeling good over their Turkey 'day victory at the expense of the 16th infantry and assert that they have "hit their f- stride; look out for our dust." 34- pRED WINS0K announces that there is a prospect of his feather weight scrapper, Johnny Arrousey, getting a bout at Denver in the near future with some good boy of prominence. Fred says that if Johnny gets the chance, he will take the prominence from tie other fellow. Ertle May Be tne Bantam Cnampion -:I:- -:II:- -::- -::- -!!-Must Fignt Holder 20 Rounds First BV m.NCSIDE. NEW TORK. Xo 27 Johnny "Kewpie" Ertle. 114 pounds of fighting energy, is not univers ale recognized as the bantamweight champion, but he soon may be. He is not waging a verbal battle to establish his right to the title, either He is making a two-fist fight for it A month ago Brtle meandered into town, unknown. Today he is the most sought after boxer in the east. He has engaged in two fights here, and with each bout his popularity, increase. Already he has been proclaimed a miniature Jack Dillon .which is say- ine a good deal t. Paul Catamount is another name applied to him. Ertle is a compactly built bit bf fi&bting machinery. Constructed close to the ground, he braces himself by straddling his feet, and keeps boring all the time. There Is no let-up in his fi nung pian. W nave been prone to acknowledge lOrtle as the bantam champion as the result of his victory over "Kid" Wil liams the titleholder. by virtue of a oul "9e still contend that the match was not a championship affair, inas miRii as Williams was two pounds over ibe recornized bantamweight standard But titer watching Ertle in action we are Milling to admit that "Kid" Wil-ii&n-ib is not the best bantamweight in tb urld. een though he holds the cha npit nship He c is a match that would draw a gen i ized bouse and the outcome ud' j set Je the eontroers ragins in the bantamweight domain But it woilj hav? to be a ?0 round affair. J tviui a. irirrees uvinivii aiiacuca A Special Turkey Dinner Sunday, 40c. OIR COFFEE SirtrASSED. CAFE Polite and Quick Service. 317 San Antonio Street fi. "UBMvE. pen and affixed his name to the sheet or paper Wkk Just One 1 Ictory shy. Time flitted, and the end of the sea son approached. There -were only two or three weeks left to play, at -which noint Cvril srnt his nencil and a tab- ; let and began figuring up his pitching average. Alter adding ana aeoucuns Cyril discovered he had lost just one , ,r imA thsTi he had iron that he was just one victorr shy of acquiring the much coveted 400 bones. Cyril at once hustled to the linament cabinet and greased nis arm witn j wing strengthening remedies. He ap- ; piled smoke producing saive, anu co : frnr mar arm in Trnnneriui siiauc ue irot that arm in wonderful shape, be cause he wanted to be sure that his arm would be working right when he would be sent to the mound to effect the capture of that ?100 game And Cvrll 1 Left Behind. An then the Brewers got ready for a trip on the road the last swing of the season. Cyril got read, too, but when he reported with his little grip In his curve-forming hands, the man ager, he says, spoke to him thusly: Too ain't goin' along, old kid: y ou're gonna linger behind. We don't need you." f!vril Immpriiatelv emitted a roar He pointed out to the manager that if He man t go along on mai trip ne wouldn't get his chance to pitch that S406 came. Cyril wailed and wrung his hands and did a lot of other things which depict terrible grief, but the manager responded with a frigid glare and Cyril was left behind. And then Cyril filed suit, asserting he was wronged to the extent of S400 bv being left in Milwaukee. beck." AHHY plays the Navy, this after noon, at New York, and the offi cers stationed along the border are trailing along with the cadets to trim the middies. The game is creating an unusual amount of interest this year, owing to the great difficulty of doping out a prospective winner. TOE STECHER, the Nebraska farm J er, made good in his wrestling match with Hussane on Thursday night, but Hussane isn't Mahmout and the farmer will have to take care of Gotch's protege before he can claim a match with Gotch. Mahmout is reported to be en his way to this country from Europe and will likely be matched with Stchsr on his arrival. QEATTZE has sports both behind and out of the bars. Two teams of prisoners from the county jail were announced to play a game of football on Thanksgiving day and thousands of tickets were sold. One published announcement was that a former unnamed Harvard star would play in the game and the Harvard alumni raised a fuss, took the case into court and got a restraining order, forbidding the contest. SYRACUSE football backers got badly bumped at Missoula on Thursday. They "got down" rather heavily on their belief that the Orange would win by a margin of 40 points. And the Orange didn't. IT Ertle and his manager have been i persistent in their claims to the ban- j tarn nrown. find "Ktml? Vina t ' about the best -way to prove that he is the rightful owner of the bauble. Williams, meanwhile is doing a little fighting and a heao of talking He gets deeper in the mire each time he fights Since the Ertle incident Williams showed less in each succeeding battle And there are many who believe he has seen his best days in the ring. Williams has just passed his 2Sd birthday A ' -has Been" at II' It Is hard to realize such a circumstance. Should Krtle become the undisputed champion he would be a ring rarit in that he is several notches under the poundage for his division. "Kew pie" is hard as brass tacks at 11-t pounds Williams finds it difficult to scale 118 pounds. At that Ertle is will ing to concede Williams several pounds in order to entice him into a match over the 10-round trail. JACK MUNR0E NOW HAS ONLY ONE ARK; WOUNDED Toronto, Ont., Xov 27 Jack Munroe, J who fought a four round exhibition draw with Jim Jeffries, and who went J from Cobalt with Princess Pat's reel- ment, writes from rtetley hospital, Eng land, as follows I have onl one hand, and that my leit one. i got nun ai Armeiiurics j looking over a parapet . "I underwent an operation that took all dav They closea up my suociavian artery and established another circula tion Thev will operate again in a month to tie up the nerves and relieve the pain Best wishes for all. prosper it and all other of God's gifts. I'M) left mitt") Jack Munroe. A REGULAR TEu.-me'-suo&e -zosr how VOOR. HlJOrVO KILCETj V0v2 -OV -TEU-HlrA 01 HIT IW&IFFCTNT" TREWAVEWT- TEU. Hwiv. ADauT Tttfc VSW FIRJT DrW OF-VOU8. nowevwoow - NESTMOauiMCr HE TJM5FO OUT OF BeO M3 GPABBGO me comvo .SuppuevvieNu AM) HE P?D ENJe-V COMiO ItJ IT pg-OrA. FIPJ-TO t-A.iT- Baseball Tafes As Much Gameness As Football, Is Opinion of Honus Wagner PitUburg. Pa.. Xov. 27 Along with hunting, fishing and basketball there is nothing Hans Wagner has a greater liking for than football. Honus knows the fine points of the gridiron sport from year to ear. althoueh he iImr nnt Play It Asked if he thought it required as much gameness to play baseball as football. Honus replied 'It takes every bit as mnoh Rrn? ftiAtiMii ! plajer can't plaj baseball up to the standard, and I might add that every j R,aiVTan't plar fotba,,- . But it takes nerve and gameness to face a pitcher's speed and take vour ' chances, and a ball plater must carry more injuries and stand up under them longer than any football player TEXAS PLAYERS FINISH GAME IN THEIR BARE FEET "Waxahachie Texas, Nov 27 Foot ball in bare feet was played here by the teams from Waxahachie and Fort "Worth high schools. -ine game started in the rain and the oiack waxy mud soon was so thick L tnat ine back field nlavers had to re- I nove ineir snoes and stockings in or- uer 10 make any progress (:-:;-:-y SONS OF PRESIDENTS ATHLETES; ALL THREE ARE MAKING RECORDS rtfe'v f8slijfc z.t&mt 'Jr-s.- -?j?!yi&iaHag8ffilB85Sa s'v s8sRa U'.ttLBm&zji saaro Brsru&STizc&KiTicira& ion All Three May Play in Yale Princeton Football Game Next Fall. N 1.W HAVEN. Conn, N'ov 27 Two sons and one grandson of for mer presidents of the United Mates are now in either football or i baseball, and one of them is in both I sports, in eastern universities Two I of them, Charley Taft and Newell Gar field, are at ,le and the third Dirk Cleveland, is at Princeton Cleveland, is at Princeton j C barley Taft, son of Prof M illiam Howard Taft. of Yale is in football b ill and bask" tliall Ht Dlaved "it Jus las-5 nin. lit spring n tl n -i t f loUiall , I t Wirt b phu j rn tin ial Tail 11 1,1 m n ill Ih nit-r ind w t4 j i Last i 1 iskti lijSnt i 1 h I BOOKWORM copyright. IMS. International News Service 1 ) vcv - . -JuJ8& .bill Threatens Him Bather Makes an Attempt to See rHICAGO, Xor. i7 Steve. Steve they mast of been- Well fine I banch that made the laivs.here In ! I1L and its funny they dont have a law j ""here a man is sent to prison for life or hung when his wife runs away from him with out no excuse. I guess I told ,. . .. yon a oont me SOing to get a divorce from Gussy on the grounds of she run ning a way from home and going to live with her old man and I made it up is my mind to get a divorce but I seen where it wouldent hardily be fare with out giveing her 1 more chance so 1 went ever to her old mans house to talk things over jest like it was a busi ness matters because I couldent get no satisfaction over the phono becauss they wouldent leave me talk to her. mil Goes to See Canny. So I went over to her old mans an J run? the door iwll nH Tier hmthr come to the door and when he seen it was me he tride to s.imb the door in s.. saswc- From left to right, Charley Taft, Newell Garfield (both of Yale) and Dick Cleveland, who is a student at Princeton university. branches of sport at the Taft School. Watertown, Conn, where be prepared for Yale. Carileld U Uall Player. Garfield, grandson of the late presi dent James A. Garfield, pitched for the i aie rresnmen nine last spring ana started to play football this fall, but . it was decided to reserve him for tne ! ly baseball season in which he will prob- j ably b Yale s leading pitcher next 4""" j f He also prepared for Yale at the Taft ' e chri, He and Taft were fellow mem- btr. of the soohomore class in tht al. uademu department j "iuun.; Olei f land is a freshman at 1 rinci ton H. starred for th Tlge i jls t1 n Hi i defeattd on of tli f n s i i, r limn 4m's tu i -oure. moajor. i vjsi MweD TOTHe 0fUTE Oaj A JA1WP5AV- Ajcx oaj a oer AC rue Papert SrW- WS rW EP.TT- AT7Hg AUTOMAT AJJ0 JrAPTEO ON OOf2 HOJEyrvtOOU I PajGW "THE" THT" HAt rAAR(Sl6X A. BOOICWOR. - AwO - r" Divorce and Gussy Gives Lots of Encouragement to Go Aneaa Gussy but Finds the Doors Locked and Beats It When the Pofice Are Called. BY RING W ARDNER (Copyright 1915. by Ring TV. Lardser my face but I stuck: my ft. in the door and pushed on the door and opened it i up w hln lfh..n .b.i. 1 IB, atra-v, nthr So r - in th fionse and I says you better not try and slamb so door in my face and he says why not and I says because you better not thats why not So I says wheres Gassy and he says she aint in and I says you cant pot nothing over on to me. She is here So I started for the stares and he run after me and hollered up stares l ?!.- M ..- tn lnolr li ,ltur So when I got op stares she was locked in behind a door and I kicked oa the door and says open this door or I will brake it in She says if you do I will have you arested for burgally I says Tes you wilL So I quit kicking on the door ard I sa s come out I want to talk with you. So she says you can do your talking threw the door becanse Im feeling pretty good and dont want to look at you. So I says Well then If you want the hole nieghbors hood to hear it Im go ing to get a divorce and she says on collected. He played fullback and kicked three goals, following a touch- I down, for his side. He .played football at fixeter. before going to Princeton. All May Get Together. It is possible that all three of the presidential, descendants w ill meet next year, as Cleveland will almost certain- ye be on the ITiuceton arslty eleven. while Taft will as certainly be a reg- , ular member of the laie team. Gar- field, who is six feet tall, and an ideal end, may also decide to enter the grid- ron sport, in w hich h took part at tile Taft school MumUl th, meet the dtseeii-ant of tin two !. itulilican presid nts will run Sid bl side on the "iale t-ain opposed 1 i n ol i 1' m ratu president, i tli fit i 'ln BY TAD I V S j . 1 S ,.au (" Ken OWiT Kei-w v DUiT- OFF 1 V THE ELE crjlCJ V CKAIP-- what grounds and I says dessertion. So she aays go a head and the sooner I will be better pleased. So X says are you sure and she says yes she was. MaLes a Face at Gnflny's Brother. So I says all right then I will say good buy to you and she dident answer ueumK una A uci tfl WHS vjftiMf uu . couldent talk. -Well Steve if I bad of been left a loan then every thing could ' nt Hj.n -rrt r r IT hut l.f then her brother started yawping down to tne xt. or ine stares ana ne says i ve cent for the pollice and if you aint oat or here in : min. you will go to the sta tion. -Well of course I knowed the pol lice wouldent do nothing when I told them -who I was but I dident like to start no fuss b-cause it might scare Gussy so I left the house and went out. Her brother was standing in the win dow when I got ont on the st. aiid I made a face at him and he snuck away from the window Well when I got home and thot it over I seen where I hadent gave her a fare chance because she was probly jest a boat to give in when her brother made that stall about the pollice. So I dident go to see no atty. that day but that night I called Gussv up on the phone and she answered the phone her self and I says leave me meet you some -wheres and we can talk things over so she says they wasent nothing to talk over and I says a bout the di vorce I mean. So she says all the talk ing a boat that would be did in cort so I ast her what she ment and she says you go a head and sew me for divorce and find out She -ays If -von sew me I will sew vou right back again for crule treatment and not suporting me. She says Tou Jes lay low on sewing me for divorce but if you want to get rid of me tou get out of town and then I will sew you for desertion. Then she hung up and I kept trying to get her back but they wouldent answer the phone Goe to See a Ijsvryer. So the next A. M that was yst I went down and seen a atty. and I says what I wanted and ast him weather she rould get a divorce like 6he says she could and he savs she probly- couid but if I Jest lade low and done noth ing and sne disent come back to me l could get a divorce, on desertion in a j-r Hows that for law Steve when yon aint done no harm and your wife leaves you and then you cant get no divorce or g-t married to no one for i yr and probK stare to deth in the mean times livelr j -i loan and the atty. ailso says I would Uav e to stay tn Chi because if I left Chi i,uss would probly hear a bout it and move back in to the flat i and claim it was me that left her and Ul IICI 1C11 IUC 41IIU AftlVU 9V WU'U gl a diw ne in a yr and a big hank of mon. So the attv. says the best thing I could do would be try and make it up with Gussy and not qnarl no more o- ,-Ke jest lav low and sew in a yr "Well I dont know how a mans going to n ake up with your wife when she wo it talk ' jou over the phone and j wont see tuu or notning. ao it iooks utie is. line luiure xor me sieve mis1 comeing r .liveing a loan in a fiat and no Ijod-i to get your meals for you and the kw 'ne dishs looks now yon woaldent riever know thev was white omt and last Tburs. -was Thanksgive inft u'.d I had a hole lot to be thankfnll for ha Steve ind mv thanksglveing dinner was a ottle of beer and some cookvs from the delicutecsen. Theys 1 thing Steve I dont half to spend no time turning- the bed close back when Im in a harry to get to bed because they aint been nothing else onlv turned back for 1 wks. and the sheet looks like it had a job of fireing on the nchol Plate Respy BilL You Must Decide The days slip by and become -weeks, weeks months and months lengthen into jeers and while the years glide swiftly by, nan idles and spends. He needlessly and need leseiy throws away the earmngs of his golden youth. Stop and eonoMer rwb, if yo are to be a saeees in later life yo must save bow. Won't you start today? We pay 4 percent compound tnkrtM on savings deposits. $1.00 opens an account. American Trust and Savings Bank nvEnnoDvs bamc 1ISS RJURSTEOT; IS SHE JtflHNER? Many Consider Her Cham pion of the World as the Woman Tennis Player. Los Angeles. CaL. Xov 27 Is Mis Molla Bjurstedt now champion woma tennis player of the world This is being debated in California tennis cir cles as a result of her striking victor-. over Mrs. May Sutton Bundy The weight of opinion gives her this title The Norwegian nurse defeated Mrs Bundy in straight sets on tne asphalt courts of the California Tennis Club here. Mrs. Buid had been considered the greatest vtoman exponent of th game. although she has not been Yen active in recent ears- Her greatest victories came in 1904 and 190b. when she captured the British championship along with eervthing in sight n America. She was the only Vmencan who eter won the English title Miss Bjurstedt's trip here was largely- the result of the feeling when she won all the principal titles last summer that Mrs. Bundy in the field there might have been a different re suit The visitor was at a disadvantage because she'had never played on asphalt while Mr Bundy's game was devel oped under such conditions. Rivals Play similarly. Any person who saw these tw women players in action would be forcibly impressed with the similanu of their styles. Both of them have consistent back court games. The forehand drive of Mrs. Bundy is made on the same play as that of Miss Bjur stedt although it carries a little more depth with less speed. This is due to the sharp top given to the ball by tne latter, while the former hits her ball with the full face of the racquet Both favor their forehand, whiot results in a comparative weak devel opment on the backhand To cover up this vulnerable territory they crowd far over to the left side of the court permitting but little opportunity for a placement except in a sharp cross court to their backhand. 31m. Bandy i' Consistent. Mrs. Bundy owes her long list of triumphs to her consistent p'Ar from the base line, against which the ma Jority of women players succumb. She seldom- tried for kills or clean aces: Her policy was to take no undu chances and. to give her opponent plenty of opportunity to miss the ball by returning everything within reach The keynote of her success was that she could return the ball more often with greater speed and accuracy, tha the women pitted against her in the tournament- If her opponents had developed aggressive net games to meet this style of play she would have had more difficulty in winning cham ptonshiDS. For although her drives were effective against a baselmer be cause of their depth and accuracy, the- would have been equally ineffective against a net player, where met shoulder high they could be killed with greater ease. ' TYTf! l( I WRfiTT f!nT.T.T!C!-'R J- J. Wi t-LV J V J.1 VVl II II '"" MAY DSOP FOOTBALL Carlisle. Pa.. Nor Tt Dickinson college to up against a serious consideration c the question of whether or ttet it will drop foot balL It is likely that at the next meet ne of the College Athletic association represer tativea of the student body will either ra i for some method to brine ont more xooj material, or t&e abolition of the gTeat col leee snort. Prof. Forest K. Craier. director of physical trainlne at Dickinson, has just written "We entered this year more than W fresfc inen in the college. Of t&ese men. onl- ont weighed more than 1SS pounds, and he not a football player, and bad never plsye I football or engaged in athletics, though wil ins to try only one more scaled ove 16u With few exceptions all freshmen, who are oer 15 pounds are trying; for the varaitv or now playing en the freshman team. "The write' has seen daring the preser season 12 college teams other than oar ow on the gridiron. Not one of these teams hat would oatweigh ns ten pounds to th man. while the majority would overtop u by 19 to the man. "Is It expedient to subject ourselves tn ridicule by sending ont a team unworthy ' the high position of the college in all othe respects" BURDEN GRUAT, DAYTON MAY DROP OUT CENTRAL LEAGUE Dayton, Ohio. Nov. 27. Dayton nu not be represented in the Central Base ball league next year, according 1 1 statements made here by officers o' the Dayton Exhibition company, whn.li owns the Dayton franchise. "We have sustained a loss each year since we took over the franchise, a-ni the burden has become unbearable said vice president Wehner, of the Lx hibition company "Unless some othe arranscements can be effected we wi'I give up the franchise." W0LGAST OFFERS $10 000 FOR MATCH WITH WELSH Chicago, III- Nov 7 Ad Woisat ex-lia-htweie-ht champion, surprised i cal boxing- fans when he announced b was ready to give Freddie Welsh $1 0M if the champion would meet hn over the 20 round route to a decision. "I feel better now than I have since I lost the tiUe to Ritchie." said Ad, in 1 if Welsh will give me a chance at lii crown over the long route I will grv him J1.0 for his end. I really think I can beat Welsh over this distance BBX COVB1.KSKI WIIA GET V TBI i WTT1I TIIE ISDIAS.- Oeveland. O. Nov 2T Pitcher Be-i Covelestci. of the Portland team of th. Pacific Coast league, will be rhren t trial with the Cleveland Indians nex Coveleski. who is a brother of Har- Coveleski. of the Tigers, was Portlanu s winning pitcher this year Manage McCredie declares him to be the best richthand hnrler in the Pacific Coast circuit. six corns tvim. comprise TI1B ORTHWBSTEH LGAGIE Seattle. Wash- Nov 27 The North western Baseball league will be ior posed next jear of Vancouver. Seutt'e Tacoma. Spokane. Butte and Helena N effort will be made to place clubs in Victoria or Aberdeen. y v rh ii i n-h i H