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ARMY’S UNEXPECTED VICTORY
CAPS CLIMAX OF SURPRISES - •: Football in 1913, Under New Rules, Is Just as Uncertain as Baseball. ANNAPOLIS DOPE IS UPSET West Point’s Remarkable Form Reversal and Merrillat's Great Work Features. With another surprise In the West Point victory over Annapolis the football season for 1913 came to a close Saturday. The new rules of the gridiron game have made the major college sport as uncertain as baseball. The Army victory was only one of a number of sensational up sets in big games this season. It ranks with Cornell's victory over the University of Pennsylvania’s team, Yale’s draw with Princeton and Car lisle's win from Dartmouth, as well as Dartmouth’s victory over Prince ton. The field goal played an important part on both sides of Saturday's big game, while the forward pass which Merrlllat turned into a sensational dash was another of the features of up-to-date football under the new rules. West Point Springs Surprise. A spectacular, yet confusing finale was furnished to the 1913 football season by the Army eleven when they defeated the Navy warriors at the Polo Grounds, New York, In the eighteenth annual contest by the score of 22 to 9. West Point’s victory tied the series at nine triumphs each. Outplayed during tho first period of the game, the Cadets brought into action their forward pass ’’guns’’ in the second half of the classic strug gle and swept the-^Mlddles oft their feet. Two forward posses over the goal line resulted In touchdowns, which, added to another touchdown and a goal from placement, made the total one that has not been exceeded by either academy In ten years, Merrlllat crossed the goal line of the Midshipmen on two occasions, while the other march to touchdown was registered by Captain Hoge. The first three points were contrib uted by Woodruff In the opening period of play, when he kicked a beautiful goal from placement. "Babe" Brown, whoso trained toe spelled defeat for the Army In the last two meettngs previous to yes terday, threatened to duplicate past performances. His three goals from placement were heartily received by the followers of the Midshipmen, but when his team wavered In protect ing Its own goal line his wonderful work was of no avail in the procur ing of victory. West Point Elects Prlrhsrd. West Point had a wild celebration on the return of the triumphant ca det team yesterday. The Navy goat was tied on the back of the Army mule and paraded around while the students cheered and celebrated their victory in song and general Jollifi cation. On the train the football squad elected a captain for the next year. Cadet Vernon Edward Prichard, whose play at quarterback on the Army eleven has been so specatcular during the season Just closed, was chosen to lead the Army men. Cadet Prichard Is a member of the class •f 1915. He will be 22 years old next month. He was appointed from the Eleventh Congressional district of Iowa and entered the Military Acad emy June 11, 1911. He Is very popu lar with his teammates and the members of the corps. His election to the captaincy was unanimous. Cadet Prichard Is color sergeant In the battalion of cadets. Navy la Glun and Gloomy. Annapolis men who remained at home intended to go through with the usual celebration but the coaohea and players were in no mood to ac cept any such attentions. The midshipmen gathered at the •tatlon, nearly a mile from Buncroft Hall, and waited patiently until tho train, over an hour late, came In. The horses had been taken from the vehicles used to carry the players and ropes attached, and by these they were dragged at the double time to Bancroft Hall, the midshipmen following. At the hall cheers were given for each player and coach and a final rheer of much significance ended with the triple repetition of "next year." Washington Wants Big Game. Sentiment is growing among offi cials In Washington favorable to staging the annual Army and Navy football game either at tho national capital or at Annapolis or West Point. It has been suggested that If tho game is played In Washington Congress might be persuaded to make an appropriation defraying all ex penses. Another argument Is made In support of the plan to havj tho game played In Washington. It Is suggested by friends of the two Institutions that they would un doubtedly be the gainers In a mate rial way If their football heroes dis ported at a point where It would be convenient for all members o! Con gress and their families to attend. The managers of the American League Baseball Club are willing to enter Into a contract making their field available for the Army-Navy football game. NEW AUTOBOAT RECORD PARIS, Dec. 1.—Paul Tissandior yesterday beat the world's record for speed on water In a test with his new type glider auto boat at Trtel, on the Seine. He attained an aver age speed of 94 kilometres 158.6 miles) an hour. FOOTBALL EXPERTS PICKINGBEST TEAM Brickley Is Unanimous Selec* tion, So Is Ballin, of Princeton. QUYON, INDIAN, POPULAR Although the football season of 1913 ended officially with the playing of the Army-Navy game Saturday the leading coaches, players and au thorities sustain gridiron Interest during the early days of December by selecting all-American and all sectlonal teams. Brickley was selected by every au thority. Some of these authorities who have witnessed one or more of the Intersectional contests of the sea son have selected all-American teams, but the majority, having confined their choice to eastern combinations, the all-Eastern eleven, by early con sensus of opinion appears to be as follows: Position. Player. College. Left end.Hogsett.Dartmouth Left tackle....Talbott.Yale Left guard... .Kctcham.Yale Centre .Martlng.Yale Right guard.. ..Pennock.Harvard Right tackle... .Ballin.Princeton Right end.Gilchrist.Navy Quarterback ....Wilson. Yale Left halfback. ..Mahan.Harvard Right halfback..Guyon.Carlisle Fullback .Brickley. Harvard • * • Left Halfback Guyon, an all-Ameri can favorite, has scored 109 points for Carlisle. He has registered seven teen touchdowns. • * George McCaa, the Lafayette coach, has an offer to coach a^larger college team next season and will probably be succeeded by Wilbur G. Crowell, a Swarthmore football expert. 9 9 • Advices from New Haven say that Howard Jones Is anxious to remain as Ell coach for another year. The Yale letter men will elect a captain sometime this week. N. S. Talbott has received a lot of boosting since the Harvard game. * • • Elmer E. Busch, right guard of the Carlisle team, has been elected to captain the Indians 19l< team. Busch Is a member of the Pomo Tribe, from California, and is learning his trade as a tailor at Carlisle, when he Is not studying football. 9 • • . Champ Whitney, ’15, was elected by the ”D” men Saturday to captain the Dartmouth football team next fall. The chnlce was unanimous. Whitney, who prepared at Worcester Academy, was Dartmouth’s most consistent ground gainer this fall and played in every game. Besides being a star at football Whitney is also a track ath Tete, shot-putting being his specialty. He holds several records In these events. Whitney was a member of the American Olympic team In 1912. Prospects for Championship Five at Princeton A~e Bright PRINCETON, Dec. 1.—Basketball was begun at Princeton, with bright Indications for a winning team, and Luehrlng, the coach, Is looking for ward to a season of real success. Only one loss has been sustained since last year, when the Tiger five finished In whirlwind style by win ning the last eleven games on their schedule, among them one with the Cornell team, which took the cham pionship title of the Intercollegiate League, leaving the Tiger a close sec ond. L. de la Reusllle is the only member of the five who will not be eligible again this season. The Princeton coach hopes to be able to put on four of last year’s team again, but there will he no lack of competition. All of last year’s fresh man team, which won the freshman Intercollegiate championship, will be available for this year’s varsity. Cap tain E. Trenkmann, Frank GUI and H. H. Salmon, all of whom were chosen for positions on the all-East ern five last year, will be eligible again. Camden Quintet Still Leads in Eastern League Race Camden continues to show the way to the other basketball teams In the Eastern League championship race. A defeat at the hands of Trenton chipped several points off the Jer seymen's percentage, but they are still In front and playing a great game. Trenton will meet Camden on the latter’s floor on Wednesday of this week and Camden hopes to pay back the defeat of last week. Trenton and Jasper are having a battle roval for second nlace In tho race and are tied, with Pe Nerl com ing fast. The Pe Nerl team has shown considerable improvement late ly and Is sure to give tho leaders some trouble. Qreystook la out of last place as tho result of a brace In their work and the Cooper Hall quintet expect to be close to the first division before very long. ANOTHER CUP DEFENDER BOSTON, Dec. L—6. M. Pynchon, of N‘ w York, owner of the racing sloop Istalna, will look after the In terests cf the syndicate of Philadel phia. New York and Boston men who will finance a 76-foot sloop to enter the America’s cup trial races n»xt year. PON .Amber; Ale FEIGENSPAN THe largest Brewers of Ale in America THE REWARD OF MERIT .Sport G°Pics * Ghc Jfour + GCQL E^ZSJZZ -JQQp , - V 1 It remained for the Army and Navy football teams to furnish the great est gridiron battle of the year. That the Army should win was quite a surprise, but the manner of her victory was even more so. The Bcore of 22 to 9 In the cadets’ favor doesn’t matter so much, but the way she brought about that result was surely the revelation of the football season. Getting a darn good lesson from Notre Dame, the Army developed the forward pass to such an extent that it was almost perfection. So It was more the play than the players that upset the calculations in the final game of the season. The Navy was looked upon as a tremendous team and almost certain of victory, but the play all around has been so Incon sistent this season that the outcome didn’t create the shock It might have If previous contests had not prepared us to expect anything and not be sur prised at anything. Thus as wo watched the Army outgeneral, out maneuver and outplay the Navy, we sat back content In the fact that about 99 per cent, of the wiseacres of the gridiron were "wrong again.” Yes, most everybody was wrong, and those who were right were only guessing—only taking a chance. Be forehand, not by the widest stretch of the Imagination could anyone se lect the Army to defeat the Navy, al though a few quite cleverly aimed to prove to you that the cadets did fig ure to win. Well, whether or no, they did win, and as results count in this world we will have to take off our hats to those who picked the Army. -•O' The Army won because the Army played the better game, according to the new rules, seen anywhere. The lesion she learned from Notre Dame made her a formidable foe, yet up to Saturday her performances were weak and unattractive. She must have studied hard, for her execution was well meant, and not the result of the elements of fortune. By her superb defense and her startling of fense she turned the wonderful Navy team Into a wrecked and unsteady eleven. The despised cadets became the heroes of battle before the first quarter was over, and they went Into the lead shortly after the Middles' first goal from placement and re mained there until the finish. It was well done for the Army, and a triumph for the team. _e_ Tlie plays In the game made the game and the contest was really en joyed on Its merits and not because of Its social distinction. It can be safely said that the game was the most Interesting since the old rules have been Blashed to pieces, and It shows that the method of play In the previous games has not been abreast of the times. The Idea is that the rules have been changed, radically, yet the coaches have kept far away from the old lines of football. After witnessing the clever plays perpetrat ed by the Army we may look forward to see some wonderful Improvement n the gridiron sport next year. The caches will soon discover that they must take more chances; that they must develop the forward pass to well-nigh perfection, and that they must not adhere to punting and rush ing as a sole means of gaining ground. Of course, the development of the forward pass will be slow and the coaches will have to feel their way, but It is safe to predlot that the team that displays the most ability In that line next year will carry oft the hon ors on the gridiron. 0S Three touchdowns, two ns the re sult of forward passes and one after a long end run and a goal from placement, showed that the Army was strong ih every respect. In straight football, perhaps, the Navy shone more brilliantly, but when the Army broke away and resorted to forward passing the Navy didn't seem to quite catch on. She tried that style of play herself at times, but she was a blank failure, most of her passes being Intercepted for gains for the Army team. As to the Navy’s score, all her points were the result of goals from placement, which Is open evidence that the Middles ex pected to win at that style of play. The touchdown and how to make It was forsaken, forgotten^ and the Navy simply relied on the kicking game, at which she was superior. Now that Champion Willie Ritchie has made good In New York, he will be able to use Gotham to great ad vantage. Out In Frisco Tom Mc Carey, the promoter, wants Ritchie to fight Joe Rivers, and Willie says he will If ho get his price, which, by the way. Is $16,000. If the amount named Is not forthcoming, Ritchie de clares he will come on to New York and do his battling. There is where the matter stands, and, as the cham pion is a good waiter, he will either get his price on the coast or else come East, where he is very much in de mand. ^ —O— As a fighter, Kitchie is par ex cellence, and it might be remarked he is some actor. He played his part to the queen’s taste in New York, and he won friends and admirers by the thousands. He was the gentleman at all times—In the ring and out of it— and he played his cards so well that he has made himself the best boxing card In Gotham. He left New York voted the best fellow ever, and the fight fans want him to come back and show them some more of his clever ness. And he'll be back and tap the Garden till for $10,000 or so, and if he wins, which is very, likely, he will still be the white-haired boy and still be in demand. As A1 Reeves, the comedian, would say, "Give him credit, boys!” Yes, Ritchie is deserving of great credit. In a very short time he has made himself the lightweight champion of the world, and on top of It the most popular fighter in the world. He has a way about him that makes you like him, and in the ring he is such a really capable fighter that he wins you by his natural ability. While East he moved considerably in the pugilistic admiration society, and he got so close to Billy Gibson, the man ager of the Garden A. C., that it looks as if he had taken the place of Paekey McFarland in Billy’s heart. From all accounts, Ritchie had noth ing but aces in his deck while hover ing around here for his much-delayed Cross match, and, taking his popu larity as an evidence, he must have played his high cards with positive skill. With his service* In demand in the East and In the West, Ritchie may well sit back and chuckle. His vic tory over Cross has made him noth ing less than a "10,000 beauty” in New York, and the victory of Joe Rivers over Cross In the West has made the Mexican a big drawing card out there. That's what the promoters like, but in this Instance they will have to pay dearly for It. Ritchie’s demand of $15,000 seems to be high in the extreme, for Rivers would surely want $10,000, and it Is doubtful if much more than $30,000 will be taken in on the coast for a lightweight battle. The Rivers-Cross bout drew about $20,000, and that was supposed to be a wonderful card. Of course, Rivers’s good showing against Cross and the fact that Ritchie Is the cham pion will make some difference, but the promoter who will start out with a purse of $25,000 and the numerous expenses attending such contests is likely to find himself a loser In the end. A fighter is worth all the money he can get, but he isn’t worth a cent more than his employer can afford to give him. This idea of .always tak ing sides with the athlete, no matter how unreasonable his demands, may be a popular move, true enough, but those who cry "liberality” are, as a general thing, as stingy as a country miser with their own coin. The value of a Rltchie-Rivere fight can be figured down to cold facts In dollars and cents. Let these two brave warriors come heralded as they may and it i* doubtful If they will draw more than $30,000 in Madison Square Garden. Of course, the prices would be boosted a notch or two, but even at that it will take some crowd ing to get more than $30,000 in the Garden. The biggest money crowd in Madison Square since the new law has been In operation turned out to see Packey McFarland and Matt Wells box and the receipts on that ocaasion were a little more than $27, 000. So you see, $30,000 for a fight in the Garden is going some, as those who were at the McFarland-Wells bout will easily recall that the gath ering was tremendous on that night. Out on the coast fights do not draw 1 so well as in New York. The Rtvers Croes bout on the coast didn’t coma up to the Ritchie-Cross bout in the Garden, and it is a good bet that the Rivers-Cross mill, after Leach’* great showing with Ritchie, would have played to more than $20,000, which was the sum paid in admis sions on the coast. The sport-promoting business Is a fair and square business, and should be considered and conducted on lines similar to other business propositions. There Is a certain spirit of sport In sporting ventures just as there Is a certain spirit, a oertaln desire, for any particular business. The sport ing spirit is all well enough, and it Is commended, but the spirit will not last very long if the efforts that emanate from the Bpirlt are not appreciated in p substantial way. Every once in a While you will hear some brainless wonder call down the curses on a promoter for a fancied lack of the much-abused sporting spirit, yet quite likely the very same Individual is struggling along on a salary about fifty per cent, below his actual value. Sometimes there Is method in the madness of the critics, and out of an attack on a well-meaning and honest promoter sometimes comes a raise in salary of some poorly paid critic. To the men who make big sporting ven tures possible, great credit should be given. They take a bold chance at best and depend upon the support of a fickle public. It Is a huge gamble, with the dealer having all the worst of lt> He must get the play, and in order to get the play he must please the patrons. He Is always gambling, Bomettmes against the weather, at other times against various conditions that arise. If he doesn't make good he is stamped a failure, and if he succeeds he is credited with being lucky. If the best sport In the world Is provid ed the promoter is only doing his duty, but if things happen V> go amlsi| he is termed a vagabond. And In the end what is the answer? It is not ex r§ aggerating to aay that 95 out of every 100 promoters go broke in trying to please the always flfckle public and make an honest dollar. —o— Manager Dan Morgan is going right ahead doing business for Battling Lavlnsky, just as if the fight with Young Weinert at Brown's tomorrow night was nothing more than a work out. Dan has signed Lavlnsky to meet Jim Flynn a week later, which is evidence, of course, that he expects the Battler to battle Welnert into submission, for a defeat would natur ally mean nothing doing, as far as Flynn would be concerned. Those who have followed Lavlnsky cloSely seem to think he Is much too much for Weinert. Others who have seen him perform once or twice declare he is a good man, but nothing wonderful. Percy Woodruff, Welnert’s manager, is satlsfled that his man Is good enough to fight anybody at his weight, and he has bet $300 on the kid’s chances. Of course, Dan Morgan, who has the Lavlnsky end of the wager. Is counting his winnings even now, but more sure-looking propositions than the Lavlnsky-Weinert fight have gone astray. On the face of everything attending the battle, Lavlnsky should defeat Welnert. My only opportunity to view the Kid's effort was in his bout with Bailor White at Troxler’s. His show ing on that occasion was disappoint ing, yet he beat the peculiar White decisively enough, and White has done some noble battling in his day. As an excuse for Weinert’s poor showing, ManagerWoodruff has taken the blame upon himself. Percy told me that the Kid was fighting to orders and that he wasn’t going to let him take any chance of breaking his hand before the Important Lavlnsky battle. That Is not a good way to do things, but if Welnert makes good against La vinsky he will be forgiven for that offense. The placing of Francis Oulmet at the head of the amateur golf ratings for the year has brought about keen discussion, and ttoe many admirers of Jerome D. TraverB are sure that it is all a mistake. Oulmet has been a sensational golf player this year, and he is entitled to great credit for his victory In the open champnlonship. His ability to tie such exponents as Vardon and Ray, the English profes sional stars, and then beat them out in the play-off was surely a feat worth recognizing, but day In and day out in this tourney this week and in that tourney next week Jerry Travers would seem to be the master of Oul met. In medal play this young oham plon may get over the course with a better card than Travers, but when it comes down to match play, then it is that the wonderful skill and craftiness and gameness of the "Only Jerry" stands out. Maybe Oulmet has been well placed at the top of the list in honor of his victory in the open tour ney, but it has generally been the case that the winner of the amateur title was the one to come in for the high est honors. We will accept the rat ings as given, but it doesn’t look juet right to see Travers No. 2. In the following table the ratings of this year and last year are given, and the golfers can figure out for themselves those who are not so good anA those who have improved: 1913 RATING. 1912 RATING. 1. F. Oulmet. 1. J. D. Travers. 2. J. D. Travers. 2. C. W. Evans, Jr. 3. C. W. Evans, Jr. 3. W. J. Travis. 4. W. K. Wood. 4. W. K. Wood. B. J. G. Anderson. 6. Oswald Klrkby. 6. W. J. Travis. 6. F. Herreshoff. 7. F. Herreshoff. 7. Paul Hunter. 8. B. W. Corkran. 8. Mason Phelps. 9. E. M. Byers. 9. Albert Seckel. 10. W. C. Fownes. 10. W. C. Fownes. 11. Oswald Klrkby. 11. E. M. Myers. 12. Paul Hunter. 12. H. Schmidt." 13. Mason Phelps. 13. J. G. Anderson. 14. H. Schmidt. 14. P. W. Wi’tmre. IB. P. W. Wi’tmre. IB. H. K. Kerr. 16. M. R. Marston. 16. H. G. Legg. The following suggestion for a six day race has much merit, but it can hardly become a reality: J. P. N.: Here’s a suggestion for another for eign team that MacFarland can get without sending to Europe: Lawson and Hansen, a Scandinavian team. This, would be the first time Sweden and Denmark would be represented in a New York six-day bike race. By the way, has either of the above rid ers been signed up to ride in New. York? Yours truly, M. S. DAVIS. Lawson is under suspension and Hansen has been paired up with An derson. A J. P. N.: Please put this in your column so S. O. & Co. can see it. In their letter to you of October 17 they ask that the bike fans and fannesses suggest the probable winner of the New York six-day race, supposing on the last day the riders were ready for the final sprint, as follows: Rutt, Clark, Goullet, Grenda, Verrl. But they do not mention McNamara and Root If there Is any team I feel sure will win, it is the Root-McNamara team, for I am sure these riders are the best all-around riders at the 'Drome, and I feel confident they will win. Of course, of the ones S. O. men tioned, I would select Rutt and his partner. Who will be Kramer’s partner In the six-day race if he rides? Will Rutt ha,ve Stoll? What will be the admission to the races the night of the Rutt-Kramer match? Do they raise the prices of the seats after Wednesday in the six-day race? What is the usual admission? SAME BIKE FANNESS. Well, well, so you are with us again, *h? I notice you have switched Sour allegiance, though. Root and IcNamara this time, eh? / Kramer will not start in the six-day race. Rutt will not meet Kramer in a match race in New York. If you have been reading the Star you must have seen that instead of the Rutt-Kramer match a four-cornered international French point match race has been ar ranged between Kramer, Clark, Per chlcot and Verri. The prices for the sprint meet on the Saturday night SHOT GUNS, RIFLES, REVOLVERS IwMttii WitkamHp—Start Matte* 10 Joe Hole, 91 Howard St. . \ XU. MM WtM V - preceding the six-day race will be from fifty cents up. Sometimes they raise the prices for the six-day race after Tuesday, sometime Wednes day. Nothing definite has been ar ranged regarding this as yet, though, the usual admission is from fifty cents up. J. P. N.: Please let your orbs rest on the en closed cutting from the New York American. Some assertion! Please let us know what you think of this little bit of original news. Seems as though the American was striking out in a new direction with nothing but authentic news. For the benefit of the world at large please enlighten US, as to who did win the pennant? Another question I would like to ask you, and that is this: What coun try possesses the speediest train for a run not over 600 miles? Please quote a few statistics of the time taken to run, say from fifty miles up to 500. By that I mean, what is the record time for a run of around fifty miles, 100, 200 and so on. Very truly yours, SCOTTY. The clipping referred to states that the Tigers lost the pennant this year because Ebbets recalled Collins, Aitchison and McCarty. Eves since your communication arrived we have been busy delving into the records to find out if we had been "Docooked” and the Tigers did not really win the pennant, but a corps of experts have failed utterly in the effort to discover that they did not win the International League flag. Therefore we shall not regard the Tigers as guilty of “losing the pennant" this year until it has been proven conclusively. Maybe the American's correspondent was smok ing hops when he penned those fur tive lines. The fastest time on record for a distance of over 440 miles was made on the Lake Shore and Mich igan Southern railroad, from Buffalo to Chicago, in June, 1905, a distance of 626 miles in 7 hours and 50 min utes, an average of 69.69 miles an hour. The record run for 63.26 miles was made from London to Didcot, in forty-seven minutes, an average of 68 miles an hour. Running from Pad dington to Bristol, England, a train made 84.6 miles an hour, covering 118.5 miles in 1 hour 24 minutes. The Pennsylvania railroad established a record in February, 1911, when a train went from Altoona to Philadel phia, 236 miles, in S hours and 29 minutes, averaging 67.2 miles an hour. There are numerous other records. Among the regular trains in the United States the fastest are said to be the Empire Btate express, on the New Tone Central, traveling 143 miles in 176 minutes, from New York to Albany. The Congressional limited on the Pennsylvania railroad goes from Jer sey City to Washington, a distance of 227 miles, in 4 hours 46 minutes. J. F. n.: Where do the “gate receipts” fOr the Harvard-Yale game go? Are In dividual players paid? To whom are the players responsible for their con duct on the field? HARRY BROWN. The gate receipts are divided up between the athletic associations of the two colleges, and are used to defray the expenses incurred In main taining football—such as coaches’ sal aries, training table, etc. The surplus Is used to meet the expenditures In other lines of sport, for all college athletics do not pay as well as foot ball. The players receive no mone tary reward. The honor of playing on the team and securing a varsity letter In one of the big games is In itself sufficient reward to the college boys. The captain is supposed to be In charge of the team on the field, and the players are supposed to obey his commands. —O— J. P. N.: Which has the faster fire depart ment service, Newark or New York? 1 refer to the Bpeed It takes In get ting to a fire, etc. A. & B. Newark, of course. Quicker In hitching and getting away from quar ters. This applies to horse-drawn apparatus. With auto-machines It Is, like all machine propositions, a case of even up. -O' ■ J. P. N.: Are the tags taken from “Jolly Tar” plug tobacco redeemable? If so, where? W. H. L. If the tags have A. T. paper on the back they are of value. They can be redeemed by the American Tobacco Company. —O— J. P. N.: On the first day of November, when the landlord called for that month’s rent. I told him I could not pay It until the last of the month. He did not order me out, but I have learned that he can have me ejected with one day's notice If I do not have both November’s and December’s rent when he calls the first of the latter month. Is this true? ANXIOUS. If your contract Is to pay in ad vance he can serve you with notice of ejectment, to take effect three days after service. J. P. N.: Is there any premium on a nickel dated 1883? S. B. Oh, dear, no. J. P. N.: What Is the premium on a half dol lar of 1881? JACK. No premium Is listed on your coin. J. P. N.: t To decide a friendly dispute, please answer the following questions: Was the production of "Alma, Where Do You Live?” or “Alma, Wo Wunst Du?” ever played at the Newark Theatre in the German? Who played the leading role and about when was It played? JOHN NEWKIRK. Yes, according to the management of the theatre, "Alma, Wo Wunst Du ?” was played there in German in 1909. A Miss Richards had the lead ing role. -O J. P. N.: What Is the premium on a ten-cent piece dated 1897? D. B. There Is no premium listed on this one, Dan. J. P. N.: Was there any difference In the ap pointment of Petit Jury members this year than last? W. J. W. Pending a decision as to the con stitutionality of the so-called chan cellor-sheriff law, Grand and Petit Jurors will be drawn as at present, Lunder tile Judge-sheriff or Fielder act, which has been In operation since June of this year. J. P. N.: Is there a premium on a flve-eent piece of 1907 with the letter “W.”? T. M. C. No premium listed on your ooln. — 80 & Co.—Sorry,' but I cannot ac cede to your request; but thank you for your Interest, Just the same. DR. W. C. R.—Keep right on going to the shows and enjoy yourself. Your argument Is far-fetched and your en deavor to hurt another’s feelings will not reach the.mark. You are about seven days late, In the first place, and your letter Is entirelytout of order. For Other Sport News See Page Preceding TABS PLANNING FOR 1914 INDOOR MEET Entry Blanks to Be Distributed Soon for Big Local Affair. JAN. 14 DATE OF GAMES Plans for the fifth annual indoor meet of the Father Mathew Tab Soci ety to be held in the First Regiment armory Wednesday night, January W, will be discussed at a meeting to be held at the Tab club-house tonight. Rev. Edward F. Quirk will again have charge of the affair which has come to be recognised as one of the biggest athletic events of the indoor season in this locality. A program will be decided on to night and the list of prises to be awarded will also be fixed upon. It is expected that the one-mile walk, which amused so many spectators last year, will be one of the most popular events. Entry blanks will be dis tributed some time during the current week. From a field of thirty-two starters Sidney L- Leslie, of the Long Island A. C., metropolitan Junior champion, won the national senior cross-country championship of the Amateur Athletic Union over the six-mile course at Van Cortlandt Park Saturday, his time be ing 34:42. Gaston Strobino, of South Paterson, was second; Arthur Roth, Mohawk A. C., third, and William Kyronen, of England, unattached, fin ished fourth. Team honors went to the New York A. C.. with 26 points; Long Island A. C. was second, with 48, and the Mohawk A. C. third, with 51 points. Immediately after the big event at Van Cortlandt Park there was a dual race over the same route between La fayette College and the College of the City of New York teams, which was won by the Easton. Pa., runners, led from start to finish by H. J. Otto, of Lafayette, In 3«.43. The other mem bers of the winning team were Gil bert, Streblg, Ellis and Hartmann. The team scores were: Lafayette, 19; College of the City of New York, 40. A half-mile invitation run is the feature event on the program of the Xavier A. A. diamond meet, which will be held In the Twenty-second Regiment Armory on January 10 next. The usual list of events in cludes a quarter-mile novice for which a trophy will be given to re main In competition for three years, and which will go to the competitor making the best time in that period. Tom Carroll, of the Long Island Athletic Club, showed his heels to a big field of distance runners In the weekly three and a quarter-mile Jaunt held by the Brownsville Field Club, Brooklyn, yesterday. He tri umphed in easy fashion, making the distance in 16 minutes 68 seconds. B. Flnketsteln, of Brooklyn Evening High School, was second, and G. Hale, of the Kings County A. A., third. The Fordham A. C., a newly incor porated club in Westchester county, yesterday held Its Initial cross-coun try run. The event brought out a representative field of harriers, with a close struggle between the first five. A. Speranza, unattached, won the race, covering the course of three miles in 17 minutes 10 seconds. More than thirty athletes answered the call. H. Kelly, of the Mohawk A. C., easily won the three and three-quar ter-mlle invitation run of the Pen nant A. C. yesterday, defeating Tom Harris, of the Salem Crescent Club, by fifty yards In New York. W. Ro zette, of the Irlsh-American A. C„ finished a good third. Running a well-judged race, John Eke, of the I.-A. A. C., yesterday won the Sheridan A. C.’s weekly four-mile chase In New York. At the crack of the gun S. Sllverstein, of the home club, broke Into the lead, only to be overtaken at the mile post by Eke, who set out at a fast gait, coming within nine seconds of the course record. Sidney L. Leslie, of the Long Island Athletic Club, won the Junior national cross-country championship run over the six-mile course at Van Cortlandt Park yesterday. Leslie, always In the van, raced across the line in a finish ing sprint with an advantage of 25 yards. His time was 34 minutes 42 seconds. Gaston Strobino, the hero of the last Olympic Marathon run, gave a futile chase after Leslie throughout the race,' and, fighting until the last yard, finished a good second in 34 min utes 43 seconds. One of the largest fields of the sea son started in the three and a quar ter-mile road tun of the 8t. Anselm’s A. C. yesterday. The fine weather attracted sixty cross-country men and the race was close all the way through. A dozen men were bunched when the Anal mile began, the honor of first place going to J. Losgar, of the College Point Y. M. (J. L., who beat J. Manning, of the Bronx Church House, by twenty yards. The Individual and team cross-coun try handicap of the Church Athletic League will be held over the A, A. U. championship course. Van Cortlandt Park, December 20. Gold C. A. L. die medals will be presented to the win ner of the race, fastest time and best novice, with a plaque for the team scoring lowest number of points. En tries close with J. H. Kelly, Bronx Church House, 1,511 Fulton avenue, Bronx, December 15. BULL ANDERSON TO TACKLE LEW Local Scrapper Will Swap V lops With Brooklynite a Troxler’s Tonight. CASSIDY VS. KID MONK Eight four-round boxing bouts, i Bull Anderson, of Brooklyn, and Lewis, of this city, as the prlncl tn the main event, are schedule)! the Central Institute show for night. Joe Cassidy, of this city, Kid Monroe, of Passaic, will come gether In the semi-windup. The of the card Is • promising. Yo Salzman and Battling Frankie, local rivals, will hook up In a 1 that ought to furnish excltem Both are hard hitters. Frankie Wilson, of Brooklyn, face Kid Lester, of Garfield. 1 tllng Cornell will tackle Stai White, Kid Stock will be pi against A1 Sabol, Marty Mandc will have it out with Fred Se) while Young McCarty will take Johnny Kocher. UTlHkr and Weinert Ready. Battling Devinsky and To Weinert will wind up their trail today for their bout tomorrow n at Brown’s Gymnasium, New Y< Levinskv will wind up hlB trail at the Trinity A. C.. where he been boxing daily with Jack Kea ,, and George Rodel. Weinert, wj • record Includes victories over Si White and George Ashe, also bring his work-outs to an end to) Papp Trims Ritchie Ryaa. ’ Bert Papp, sbstituting for Free Hass, of Yorkville, N. Y„ easily feated Ritchie Ryan, of New Yi in a ten-round bout at the Shar A. C., New York, Saturday nl| One Round Brady lived up to name in his bout witn K. O. Egg Eggers caught Brady on the Jaw t the latter went down for the co of nine. He arose and on look over Eggers fell to the floor for counts. Danny Glover, who ’ Papp’s chief second in Satur night’s bout, said that Papp e tained a broken hand in the seve round, but continued to battle. Gradvrell May Bor Coyne. Young Gradwell, of this city, ' defeated Young Driscoll in a 1 round bout at the Irving A. Brooklyn, Saturday night, may n Jack Coyne, of Orange, at Brov gymnasium, a week from tomor I night. According to Dan Mori Oradwell’s manager, the boot about clinched. This event, if it t£ place, will attract a big crowd Jersey folk, as the eveift has b hanging Are since the Gradwell-1 tor match. Phil Crosa Seeks Revenge. The bout with Johnny Alberts Elizabeth, claimant of the wel weight title, at the Atlantic Gal A. C-, New York, tomorrow ni will probably be the laet Phil Ci will engage in in Manhattan for I eral months. If he is successful reversing the popular decision i dered in his previous battle with berts, Cross will go to the Pai coast to meet the winner of the 1 Anderson-Joe Barries fight. Uft Ban <m Willard. As a result of a conference 1 yesterday in New York the sue] sion of Jess Willard by the 1 York State Athletic Commiss which had been In force against Texas heavyweight since last Ma will be raised by the commission, Willard will be able to fllf his gagement with Carl Morris at Garden A. C., New York, Wednes night. Ritchie Names Aate. Willie Ritchie, lightweight ch pion of tho world, announced yes day that he would agree to meet Rivers In a return match at Ver if Promoter McCarey would pay a guarantee of $15,000. If Ritchie < not get this money he says he go to New York for several b< with Eastern boxers. Other Boxing Gossip. ! Joe Borrell, the hard-hitting n ! dlewelght, will oppose Freddie Hi ; the Detrott lighter, in the final 1 I at the Olympia A. A., Philadelp 1 tonight. Tommy Allen, of this city, < classed Mickey Donley, also of N ark. in a six-round semi-final 1 Brown's Gymnasium. New York, I urday night. Jack Dillon, the Indianapolis n dlewelght, has received an offer tc to' Paris and light a few Frenchn but he has decided not to go, as believes he can make more mo in this country. He may fight Jin Clabby sobn. Joe Rivers, the Mexican lad, i defeated Leach Cross in a twer round battle on the coast last Tht day, has been matched to clash v i Johnny Dundee, of New York, ll | ten-round go, to take place In t | Orleans on Christmas afternt Gunboat Smith and Tommy M phy, with their manager, Jim Bu ley. arrived in San Francisco on 1 day afternoon, a*d both men stai hard training, ^ommy will fl Lightweight Champion Willie Rif twenty rounds on Dlteember 10, i the Gunboat will clasnk with Art Pelkey twenty rounds oStfew Yei afternoon.__; r Money Makes Money • ' . j Your money will make more money for you if you put it at work in the carefully-managed and politely conducted Savings Department of the « Fidelity Trust Compan Prudential Building, Newark, N. J. Two Dollars — * Will start an account Accounts opened on or before next Wednesday will draw interest from the first of this month. On balances from $5 up to and including $1,000 four per cent, interest is paid. 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