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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1915.
PHILLIES PLAY DOUBLE-HEADER WITH PIRATES TODAY -ATHLETICS VISIT DETROIT
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PENNSYLVANIA'S HOPE FOR SUCCESS ON THE GRIDIRON THIS YEAR CENTRES IN THIS GROUP OF HUSKY ATHLETES
The coaches, trainers and advisors are working like Trojans in an effort to develop a great football machine out of this band of aspiring Brickleys. The most difficult matter for the coaches now is to form a backfield that will be able to hold Its own.
BY DEFEATING PIRATES TWICE
TODAY PHILS CAN MOVE PEG
Double-Header Scheduled for This Afternoon at National
League Park Post-Season Barnstorming Tours
Will be Taken by Only Eight Local Men.
COLLINS TO WRITE
BIG SERIES FOR
While It Is mathematically possible for
the Phillies to overtake the Chicago club
ami move Into fourth place, the odds
ngolnst such a contingency are great.
There Is practically the diffidence be
tween the local National League club and
a first division plnce as there Is between
the Athletics and the Boston Hed Sox:
which mean? that the pup Is too wld".
Howcvor, the riilllles can and probably
will top the second division. Just (it the
present moment Dooln's boys aru In sixth
place, but by successfully meeting tho
Fittsburghs today In the double-header
the Pirates will be forced to exchange
places with their Philadelphia rivals.
The miserable fielding gnmo put up by
the Plttsburghers Is not likely to be re
peated this afternoon In cither game.
Taking Issue with a contemporary Is
a pastime that Is far from popular anl
generally speaking Is bordering on tho
breach of sport writing etiquette, yet wj
are bound to take exception to the dub
bing of the Pirates as "shiftless." If
there Is a club In the National League
that Is thoroughly and completely prac
ticed in the art of shifting that club Is
the Pittsburgh organization. In the tlrst
place they have shifted all over the per
centage map this season. At one time
they were so far away In the lead for
the flag that the other seven teams nl
most gave up hope. Not only have the
Pirates been nt the top, but they have
adorned the bottom. Now they are In
fifth place and are likely to be shoved
down the ladder one more rung by the
; It la notlronsiw tvnt ttii hulk of the
wayers whn r.r to pn hnrmstormlnr
t'as-SWsrWe-West atter the world's series
are not the ones who accompanied Char
ley Comlskey around the globe last win
ter. Those men have had enough travel
ing, and the majority of them realize
that n lest throughout the winter months
will do tliftin more good than playing.
Yet the Western trip, which will be sur
named the Athletics-Phillies tour will
only last from about October 10 until tho
same date In December. The present
roster of the two teams has only three
I'hllly names on It nnd live Athletic
plaers. The former are Alexander, Kll
Ilfer anil Hyrne. and the latter are Men
der. Hush. Schatig. Murphy and Walsh.
No doubt several of the Mackmen were
frightened away from participation In
this Invasion by the news that several
games would be played In the Hawalan
Islands, which, owing to the lack of tube
facilities, calls for an ocean voage That
Is Just what the majority of Mack's men
do not want and will not take. Ied bv
Ira Thomas, the main body of cham
pions has voted never to board a sea
going vessel if it ran he avoided Tho
trouhlo was the Slacks made a couple
of trips to Cula nnd tho young men suf
fered mal-de-mer so severely that thoy
have never forgotten It.
The easiest prediction, excepting, of
course, that the Athletics will win the
American League i-hamplonshlp. Is that
the proposal of President James A. Gll
more to have his Federal organization
pluy in the world's series will be turned
down flntlv and quickly by the members
of the National Commission. In a letter
to the three members of that august
body, the Federal head states that he
would like to have an armistice declared,
during which the winner In his league
might indulge In a friendly tilt with the
winners of tho real world's series.
The main tioublo with Mr. Gllmore's
argument is that he does not nnd cannot
prove to the satisfaction of anvono who
knows, that the Federal League Is of
major league calibre To be mre there
are a number of good players In the
league, but the "stars of world-wide
fame" of whom he speaks, can be counted
on the thumb and foretlnger.
Famous Athletic Second
Sacker Will Review Each
Game of World's Baseball
Classic in Day Following
No man In the country, with the pos
sible exception of Cbnnlo Mnck, Is half
so well qualified to write Inside baseball
as i:ddle Collins, the world's premier
second basotnan and extra-base slugger.
Kddle has consented to write a review of
each game of the approaching world's
series for tho Kvening Ledger nnd It Is
safe to say that his comments on that
baseball classic will be more widely read
than that of any other writer in America.
During the past year Collins has writ
ten h number of excellent articles which
have appeared from time to time In va
rious magazines. His "Mack nnd His
Mackmen" and "Pitchers I have Faced"
made a big hit with the baseball public
because they were splendidly written and
contained facts which no one but a great
ball player himself could know. Need
less to say Collins writes his own articles.
Furthermore he writes on a standard
typewriter with all the case of the fin
ished reporter. When all of the public
realizes that McGraw's Ideal of a base
ball player Is able to comment on tho
same as ably as he can play It, the name
of Edward Trowbridge Collins will be
raised to an even greater height In the
eyes of the fans then hitherto.
That tho Evening Ledger Is fortunate
in having Collins to write the world's
series Is not to be questioned. These
ankles will appear In all editions of the
THE WORLD'S SERIES
would bo a bit on the order of th"
'art without tho horse. It was after
the New York Giants had been so
completely routed by the Athletics
last October that John McGraw said
Kddle Collins was "the most valuable
player In the game."
Therefore the Wot Id's Series of 19H
v ithout tho
will be far from complete. For
UDDIIJ COLLINS will wrlto an after
math ot each gnmc for Philadelphia's
new afternoon newspaper.
Of course the Athletics will repre
sent the American Leogue In tho base
ball classic nobody doubts their abil
ity to cross the finish line nn oasy
winner. The National Lcaguo winner
may lie well, that's a matter of
guesswork or opinion. Anyhow, this
much Is certain
I2DDIB COLLINS and tho EVE
NING LEDGER will be necessary ad
juncts to the World's Series of 1014.
WEST CHESTER FAIR
IS PROVING HUGE
SUCCESS THIS YEAR
Record Crowds Have Been
in Attendance at the
Grounds Exhibits Attract
Lots of Attention.
TO CLINCH FLAG
AT EARLIEST DATE
Mackmen Begin Three
game Series in Detroit To
day Players Are in Good
Shape to Conquer West
1 When Terry Turner first became a Nap
fans used to make him doff his cap to see
his whitened top. Compared -o fleldln'
stunts he'd stage his hair soemid to belie
his age 'twas like a cotton crop, or Time
1 can't seem to work his tricks on Terry.
For he's ?,' an' still plnys classy ball. At
short an' third an' second base he's given
scoiph o' kids a race an' put it nn 'em all
The stork In Sandy I-ake. IVe-Ay. came
'round to Turner's folks one day an" left
th bantam kid. As soon as he was 21 he
hiked to Greenville an' begun to make his
basebull bid. Tho little white-head tore
around at short so fast that he wns found
that year by Pittsburgh scouts. He
couldn't quit. boat Wagner's gait an' so
for f'leveland he pulled freight to star in
The King nt second, Tuck at bhort for
year- showed Cleveland high-class i-pcit
an' gllt-cdeed Infield play. His steals
were on- ' Cleveland's prides HU fa
mous diving, hend-tlrst slides were thril
lers every da. Nw blood has come In
every spring to notch the end o' Terry's
string an' t-end him to tho bush. Short,
tecond, third he's switched about but
ynung stars can't qulto shove hlin out no
matter how thoy push. Copyrighted b
A. M. Corrigan
A storv comes here to the effect that
Shlbe Park has been decided upon as
the scene of the Army-Navy football
game. I'nquestionably Philadelphia is the
place for the game, but Shlbe Park is
not the spot for It. The Athletics' home
seats a few more than 10,000 To accom
modate the crowd which would clamor
to em the middles and soldiers battle at
least 35 Co0 seats would be necessary
Where would the extra 15,000 be placed at
Shlbe Park? It Is practically impossible,
as any one familiar with the grounds
knows. It would be Impossible without
putting new decks on the right and left
field pavilions to build teats for more
than 6000 persons. As there Is not the
remotest chance of the pavilions being
upper-decked, the proposition Is abturd.
Received a latter from Harry Edwards,
president of the O'.ympia Athletic Asso
ciation, In which he states It has al
ways been the policy of the Olympic
Association to play fair. The reason
Harry penned the note Is because he
feels that he has been done an Injustice,
he save so himself The trouble arose
when Jimmy Dougrnrtv, manager of Jack
Bhukburn, saw fit to attempt to make
a speech regarding the Blackburn-Cole-inan
match difficulty nt tho Williams
Louisiana fight Monday night. Dougherty
wanted to explain some matters of In
terest about that bout, but could not do
so because of the ensuing confusion. Here
Is what Edwards has to say, and It Is
only fair to print It for him:
"I have acquainted myself ntth all of the
detail! of the Tommy Coleman-Jack Dlack
burn mafh IMdte Holland had too. I anl
sufficient reason to rhmge hU mind. Had
Blackburn Injurs.! hinwtlf while training, the
club would have lot the match, for no for
feit! were Dfaett-d and (here Ii no way that
the cub (Qui! have compelled Hiackburn to
box had he been hurt. He could have nurpe.1
an Injury until the Uy of the Lout and then
called It all off If at the Uot minute he
rouM not have toxad Culemuit has plu)ed
fair and he will not rvvret It
' 1 dtanl raah o offr Mr Dougherty a
,:.. ,.n,i- .,,.!., MMi owlne to o'e roil.leil he poi a i'0i ie) forfeit
Strawberry Mansion coxitis, out ow't to , fof w,Uht un,, ttppearunce un,i tbat Coleman
DETROIT. Mich.. Sept. IT -Resting
with an eight-frame lead over the Red
Box, the Athletics are here today to oper
tv. three-same series with the Detroit
Tlsers. Connie Mack's last visit here
resulted disastrously as far as his In
tended record was concerned At that
time the speeding White Elephants were
jrolng at a forbidding pace arriving hero
after havlnff won nine straight games.
They proceeded to capture the first three
games of the seres without diliiculty hut
were beaten out in what would have been
their 13th successive victory.
Naturally nough the members of the
visiting club are a trifle riled over hav
ing their last winning streak broken,
hence it Is to be expected that the entire
strength of the Mackmen will be used in
he contests on the bill now.
Mack's men are In fine physical coridl-
Itlon and believe by the time they have
completed their 11 games In the West they
fvlll hftve reacneo a. poinv wiicrw nuaiuu
Unnat overtake them This Is Just what
Manager Mack wants, because he wlshe
t take all of the regulars out of the
gaYne as soon as possible to allow them
to 'rest before the world's series begins
Ijist season tne Ainieucs una some au
vantage over the Ulants for this very
reason. They won the pennant soon
enough for the men to take just what
rest they needed, and If Connie can ac
complish this again he Is going to do It
regardless of the feelings of Detroit fan-
The only really Interesting thing about
the Athletics-Detroit series 13 the strug
gle between Ty Cobb and Kddle Collins
for the hitting supremacy. Today Tyrus
leads Kddle by several points and Is hit
C. H. S. PAIR BEATEN
After working their way through the
entire field In the Eastern Clay court
tennis championships In doubles, Arthur
Kerr and Robert M. Brookfleld. the Cen
tral High pair, were at last forced to ac
cept defeat yesterday on the Belfleld
,..rv club courts, falling before the
uperior play of I. S. Cravis and Charles
Van Horn, the defenders of the title. In
the challenge rouna. ocore, u-. -., -.
and 6-3. , , ..
The match was onginaiiy mieu iur
Hmu.-tu.rrv Mansion courts, but owing to
ome Improvements belpg made there, it
was shifted to lieineia at wie iaev iuuiuk
TWO HARNESS MEETS
ARE SCHEDULED TO
First Is to Be Held Next
Saturday on Chamounix
Speedway Second Is
Planned Wednesday at
EIGHT WOMEN NOW
REMAIN IN NATIONAL
Four Philadelphia Repre
sentatives Are Hopeful of
Landing Top Honors
Glen Cove Test.
OI,KN COVE, N. T., Sept. 17. Two
women golfers from tho west still were In
the running when tho eight players fight
ing for the women's national golf cham
pionship began their play to land In tho
semi-finals this morning. Both are from
Chicago. Ono of them Is Miss Carol Inn
Painter, former western champion, who
l has been playing consistent golf and who
1 Is picked by many to carry off the crown
I this year. New Yorkers' only hope Is
I centred on MIes Lillian B. Hyde, metro
politan champion. Of the other five play
1 crs left, four are from Philadelphia nnd
one from Boston.
The matches today were:
Mrs. H. Arnold Jackson, Oakley, vs.
-Miss Cniollne Pnlntei, Midlothian.
Miss Ethel M. Campbell. Overhrook, vs.
Mrs. C. H. Vanderbeck, Philadelphia.
Miss Elaine Roscuthnl, Ravlsloc, vs.
Miss Floience McKeeley, Met ion.
airs. Ronald ii. Harlow, Merlon, vs.
Miss Lillian B. Hyde, Couth Shore.
'1 ,e the
every one ih Hunters pot 1 will be in
lub will i ut up
Elmlra Beats Harristmrg Champs
HARRISBURG, Sept. 17 The Harris
burs Club, champions of the Trlstate
League, lost th second game of the post
season series to Elmlra, the New York
State League title holders, eterday by
the ,mr of 3 to 1. The game went 14
Inning. Elmira's victory evens up tho trty uat what he b, requested. Too time la
office ut i o'clot k next MinUy afternoon, and
I ln'ite every local paper o send a repre
sentative to learn the truth of the match
CoUnvan will he prent If Dougherty mean
tbat wild speech of hU let him come and talk
turke. post forfeit arree on terme. and if
only the uher are present the OlyrnpU A. A.
Hill etase thai match
"Hundred of people aeked me what DoucQ
erty wii trying to ay on Monday night I
Invite all the papera and people who deelre,
to witnM my pereonai enorta to cive uougn
4 o'clock, tbt date Seplcmbel
Followers of horses are taking an in
terest In the two race meets which are
to be held In this vicinity Saturday. Sep
tember IS and Wednesday. September 23
Tho third of the fall racing series of the
Itoad Drivers' Association will take plate
September 19. It will be Knights Tem
play D'iy on tho Chamounix Speedway and
the feature event should be the free-for-all
contest for which a handsome trophy
Is being offered by the Ladles' Auxiliary
of the Knights Templars. In this race
Hoke's Margaret, by Hokes Jr.. tho most
consistent trotting maro in the stable of
Edwanl Caughlln, chairman of the racing
committee of tho Road Drivers' Asbocla
tion, will be matched against Millie W, by
Bohemia Boy, owned by E. -'. Durell
Owen O'Neill, by John G. Corllsh. owned
by Boot, which Is an ex-speedway cham
pion, and others of similar calibre.
The greatest trotting event of the sea
son will take place next Wednesday at
the Belmont Driving Park, Narberth. The
sporting sweepstakes for a $10) purse,
vwihwt (lining an, win more than llke.lv '
be the feature f-vent of the day. Three
other sweepstakes are listed which will
bring together the blue blood of this sec- i
The free-for-all trot race over the mile '
track at Heimont Driving Park, Narberth, I
yesterday afternoon, proved to be the
most exciting contest.
Millie W. by Ilohcmla Hoy, from the
stable of E. C. Durell, was beaten to the 1
wire In the llrst heut by Strawberry, the
bay gelding of Joseph Davenport. In the
second heat it came home a winner. In
tho final heat both trotters came down
tlie hnmi,&trAtith hanl, nn.l .nt. T .
the wire was reached Millie W pushed her
nose across, winning by inches.
James Bell, vice president of the Itoad
Drivers' Association, picked up two firsts
and a second In the meet ut Narberth es
teiday. His bay mare. Nina It, run two.
one, two In the class D pace, capturing
second ribbon George M after finishing
third in the first class F trot, won the
next two heatB Direct Omer, a consist
ent bUck gelding, won in straight heats
from Ed Half In the class n. pace conttst.
MT. AIRY TO PLAY PROFS
One of the best games of the season
between local teams will bo played next
Sunday afternoon at Chestnut Hill be
tween the Chestnut Hill Professionals and
the Mt. Ally nine. This Is the second
game of a series of three to decide the
championship of the Northeast section
of the city. Chestnut Hill winning the
first of last Sunday by the score of 7 to 3.
Johny Barker will occupy the box for
Chestnut Hill with his brother, Charlie,
from the Trenton Trl-State team on the
Record for McNichol Entry
DETROIT, Sept. 17. The feature of
esterday's Michigan State Fair races
was the running of the Philadelphia
gelding, R. II. Rrcat, owned by Senator
James P. McNIchoI, which won the sixth
nnd deciding heat of the 2.01 pace, with
a new world's record of 2.03'i.
Detroit. HI Clrirliind. .1.
St. I.otiK '4i Chicago, 1.
fit. Limit, :tj Oilmen, 1
Athletic at Detroit.
New Vnrk at Chlrnicn,
Huston ut Cli'telund.
tViikliliiKtnn at St. l.ouln.
Atlilctlia ut Detroit.
New York at Chicago.
HoMon ut Cleveland.
Washington at St. I.ouli.
w. i. re w. l. p c.
Athletic... K8 4(1 .m Chlcaro... A3 71 .470
Ronton 70 5:i .008 St Louis.. 01 72 439
Detroit .. 73 03 537 New York 00 70 .444
Waeh'st'n. 6S 03 SIS Cleveland 43 01' .810
I'liilllea, 81 rittslitirKh. 3
Iloaton, 8 1 Nt. l.oul. 3.
New York. Hi Cincinnati, 1.
llrooMyn, 7; Clilraio, Z.
I'lllkhiirqli at Philadelphia (3 cam's).
Chliuco at ltriHiklyn.
M. I.011U ut lloeton,
Cincinnati at New York.
I'lll-huruli at Philadelphia.
Clihairo at Uroukbn.
M. I.oicln at Iloaton.
Cincinnati at Neiv York.
1 re w 1.. p r.
Iloeton 7ll ft.1 SSnPlttsh'ch. 02 (10 .473
New York 73 SO S.VI I'hllllre.... OS 71 ,IKA
ft. I.nulB 71 03 "30Hrooklyn no 73 .447
Chlcaro. 7104 S23C'lnclnnutlCa 76 ,4S4
Ilultlmirr. 3; Kaneaa City, 2.
Jijdlanapollp. 2t llrnoklyn, 0.
Cltlcuro, 7 I'llt-burKli. 4.
Ilurfalo, 7 s ht. Louie,, 3.
Kana City ut Ilultlmare
tlilrusu at l'llt-liurnli.
Inilluuaimlls ut Itrookljn.
Ht. 1.UUU ut UurTulo,
Kaotaa City ut Ilultlmore.
tliicuieo at 1'ltlt.hurKli.
ludlunupolU ut Ilrookljn.
St. I-ouI ut Ituffalo.
V L p c. w 1.. p c.
Indlanap'e 7R r.O r.oonuffaln . 07 03 .015
Chicago. 7fi .Ml Oilci Kun City 02 70 .470
Baltimore 70 00 SSSSt Louis. 38 70 .43
Ilrooklyn. 07 03 SlSi'lttab'sh. 32 77 403
Toronto, 8t Montreal. 3
UutTulu. 3j Itotli titer, 1.
IV L PC.
Buffalo. 84 ta .000 Toronto.
Ilocheiter 80 68 507 N'awarb
provld'ce. Ml 08 K07 Montreal.
Baltimore. 72 67 ,011 Jer. City.'
W I P C.
eo ea 011
62 70 449
ST 84 ,404
46 96 .324
W13ST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 17. This
Is the bin day at tho fair of the Chester
County Arglcultural Association and tho
attendance Is even greater than was ex
pected. Last year, tho same day, there
were about SOOO persons on tho ground,
but tho number todny exceeds that by a
considerable figure. Good weather lias
prevailed on every day of tho exhibition,
and even if rain falls tomorrow tho
otKtinlzatlon will have cleared moro
money than at nny exhibition It has held
since It was formed.
Tho Judges of cattle have about com
pleted their work and are summing up
the results, as are those of other ex
hibits, Including the poultry. Those hav
ing charge Df making awards In the
horse show, tho big feature of the fair,
which Is under tho management of It.
Tcnii Smith, commenced their work today
and will completo looking over the anl
mals tomorrow. Among the exhibits aro
somo of tho finest ever seen In this
place, nnd all classes nro well contested.
Tho big rnco of tho fair Is to be staged
this afternoon, when Joe Hoy, the fast
Vefl Chester entry, nnd Pickles, his rival,
belonging to James Bell, of Philadelphia,
meet in the free-foi-all. Other races on
the card nro tho 2:21 trot, 2:19 p,ace and
Tho events for tomorrow are as follows:
2.10 trot, nurse $300 Rosa V., cli. m., .lames
V. Jessup, YVnodstown. N. J.: fountain I'enn,
b. jf., Harry Graham, Klmbcrton. l'n.; D.inata,
b m.. Joseph Hilton. West Cheitcr, Klltton
Hoy. b. jr., K. J. Cann. Ktnnett Square, Pa.;
Irma, s. m i:. K. Hnrt, Duffryn Mawr, Pa.:
l.ri'c. rn. g Ed. Drown, niulwt Sun, Mil :
K. Tuck, sorrell, Hermann Auth. Frtutkford,
Philadelphia: Dondy Hoy. b. b 1". Leltchnrn
mr. Norrlatown; Lena Zombro. h. m Henry
Dutton, Wllmlnetnn; Count Keller, br. .,
Henry Dutton. IlmlnBton. Dnron See. h. k
Josojili Spares, Philadelphia; Johnnie O'Drlen.
g. g. Joseph P. Shlnn, Camden: Alton Hell,
b. 8 , Chester Mnurar. Fprtn City. Splnoli,
b. m., Jnmn Hell. Philadelphia; l.opl Hrook,
b, s., Joseph Kleckner. Cjnwyd; Fair Lnurn,
b. m... Joseph Kleckner. Cjnwjtl; Bourbon
Chimes, h ., F. II. Shreetes, Lancaster: Mary
E., s. in., Daniel Leary. West Chester: Hur
ton Hall, I). s Daniel Le.iry. West Chester;
Mary Jane, k. m.. Olen Gable Farms, Wye
broolt. Pa.; Kins Red. b. B., Albert JC. Kiln.',
2.2.'i trot, purse $300 K. Tuck, sorrell, Har
niann Auth. Frankford, Philadelphia: 'A. O.,
Harry Todd. Lancaster. Pa.; Handy Hoy. b.
K. F. Lcltchninmer. Norrlstown, Pa.; Haron
See, b. K., Joseph Sparks, Philadelphia; Spl
nola. i. m., James Hell. Philadelphia; Oen.
Coj,ey, h. s., Niels Carlson. Ocenn city. N. J.;
Klnnette, h. m W. W. I'ox. Gloucester, N.
J.. Mary E., s. m.. Daniel Leary, West Ches
ter. Rurton Hall. b. b Daniel Leary, West
Chester: King Red, b. e , Albert N, Kline,
2..10 pace, purso J.10O nirdlo 7)., b m Wm
Heaver. Haydens: Patchen Dillon, b. s., Janus
Hcalv. Lyndell. Pa.: Red Pepper, s. g., John
II. Ilaldwin. West Chester, Pa.; Harry T Ti.
., Harry Torld. Ijincaster, Pa.; Viola Wllke.
b. m.. Harvey Darlington, West Chester. Pa.;
Nellie Direct, b m.. John Florey, tout Down
InBtonn, Pa : Haron Hed. s. B.. Alonza Crls
well, Chatham, Pa.; Joe Harnett, br. r Henry
Dutton. Wilmington, Del ; Gillespie, b, a ,
C'oncordvllle Stock Form, Oonrordvllle; Hal
bert. b. b., Charles Faddls, t'oatesvllle, Pa.:
J. K.. s. B-. J. I Mnllalleu. WilinlnKton. Del..
Shi Dillon, blk John Thompson, Wllllnms
tonn. N. J; Hendricks, s. b . K. F. Kspen
shlp, Norrlstown, Harry V., b B . Iiruhaker
HruOiera Wlngohocken. b. . Glen Gable
Farms, Wyebrook. Pa., nrenster Hal. Ii. n.,
Daniel Iary. West Chester. Hugh Pesurc, I,.
8., Daniel Leary, West Chester.
BRYN MAWR SHOW
Nine Hundred and Forty
live Horses and Ponies in
Ninety-nine Clases to Be
Judged September 21.
Analysis of the entry lists fpr the Bryn
Mawr Horse Show, to be held Septem
ber si, emphasizes the fact that this 20th
carnival event will far exceed in size
and Importance any previous exhibition
There are 915 horse and ponies entered,
comparing with a provlous record of S25.
When the post entries In the various
clnsses in which such entries are accepted
will be added, the total uhould be well
Of the total of M classes, !C are for
hunters and Jumrers, and In these classes
there nre 551 entries. In other years tho
number of entries In any one class never
exceeded 35. but this year the Jumplng
clahs for green hunters has 48 entries, the
Jumping class, ocen to all, has 43 entries,
and two other Jumping classes have Zi
In the 24 classes for harness horses
there are 119 horses entered, and In the
13 elasses for saddle horses the entries
total 1C9. The many new daises ar
ranged for ponies, 16 In all. have attracted
a record number of 83 entries. Cunslder
Ing the fact that this Is the first time
that draft horses have been invited to
exhibit at nryn Mawr. the 17 entries in
the live draft classes Is aUo a represen
Entries for the first annual nryn Mawr
Hound Show, totaling 2S9 doga, fur ex.
ceed the expectations of the organizers
of this first attempt ever m.ide In America
to provide an opportunity for competition
among fox hounds and beagle hounds
The hound entries aro divided as follows
American hounds. In the ten classes 108
English hounds, eleven classes. 41 entries'
American-bred English hounds, six class
cs. 19 entries, half-bred hounds nine
classes. 20 entries, and in the eleven class.
es for beagle hounds there aro SI entries
In the special class for the best "worklnir
fox terrier" there are ecvea entries.
BACK FIELD DEVELOPMENT
TASK FOR PENN COACHES
Football Experts Concentrating all Thought and Energy
Along Those Lines Harvard, Dartmouth and Cornell
Favored in This Respect, as 1913 Quartets are Intact.
By EDWARD B. BUSHNELL
Wlillo tho coaches at Franklin Field aro
concentrating: nil their thought nnd on-
ercy upon the development of a ground
salnlnc; back field, Hnrvnrd, Dartmouth
and Cornell nro giving- thanks Hint their
veternn back field quartets of 1913 nro
Intact, and promlso to bo better thla year
than ever. Whllo theso universities havo
merely to hold their back field men to
gether, tho Quakers must fill every ono
of theso four positions with n now man.
The effectiveness of Harvard's back field
ouKht to bo greatly Increased this year,
If such a quartet could do more deadly
execution than that wrought by IJrickley,
Mnhnn, Logan and Uradlee. About all
Head Coach Percy Haughton haB to do
la to keep these men In Bhape and think
up now plays for them. Unless some
thing now unforeseen happens no pos
sible chnngo could strengthen this group.
Every man Is a star of the first magni
tude In his particular position, and tho
four work together with the greatest pre
cision. It Is Idle to dwell upon tho good
points of theso men bocauso every ono
knows how wonderfully Brickley can
drop and place kick, run tho ends and
buck the lino; how Mahnn can punt,
run back kicks and sprint around end;
how Bradlee can hit the line, and Logan
run the team.
But Pennsylvania men nre probably
moro Interested In the strength of Dart
mouth nnd Cornell behind tho lino be
cnube tho Quakers have to piny both of
theso 'teams. Dartmouth Is every whit
as well fortified here as Harvard. Last
year Llewellyn and Ghee alternated at
quarterback, but Ghee was tho better
man. Llewellyn has graduated, leaving
Ghee In full charge. Dartmouth's other
three backs are on hand again. These
Include Captain Whitney and Curtis nt
tho halfback positions, and Mm dock at
fullback. There isn't much to choose be
tween the Dartmouth nnd Harvard back
fields. That Indicates how strong Dart
mouth is. In some respects Whitney Is
a better player than Brickley. He Is
every bit ns fast, and as a line buckcr
ho is superior to tho Hnrvnrd captain.
Only In kicking Is Brickley his superior.
Ghee Is a better man to operate tho
forward pa.s than Logan. Likewise ho
runs his team faster and Is a better
Individual player. Mahan Is superior to
Curtis, but there Is nothing to choose
between Murdock, of Dnrtmouth, and
Bradlee, of Harvard. But think what a
load Is taken from tho minds of tho
Dartmouth coaches when they realize
that they now havo a back field which
can't be Improved!
Dr. A. H. Sharpe. of Cornell, may try
to Improve his back field, but ho will be
pretty well fortified even If he decides to
stand pat on his present quartette, which
did so much to win from Pennsylvania
last year. Last year's hack field 'was
made up of Barrett at quartet buck, CoII
yer and Phillip! at halfbacks and I.ahr at
fullback. On the offense Fritz, now grad
uated, was brought hack to a halfback
position. With tho exception of Wits: this
offcnslvo machine Is still nvnllable. It Is
a pretty well rounded combination, too,
nnd directed by Barrett, who is one of the
hest quarterbacks, punters nnd drop
ltlekers In the countrv
There Is no disguising the fact that at
this writing the outlook at Pennsylvania
Is not vory bright behind tho lino. There,
nro plenty of candidates for each position
who show Individual skill, but four now
men will havo to bo welded together to
act its a unit, and It would bo little short
of miraculous If thoy should show
strength comparnblo to that of tho Dart
mouth backs. So far not a man Is aurs
of a position here. It will require several
days moro of signal drill nnd oven somo
scrimmaging for tho conches to select
oven a tentative backfield.
Finding a good quarterback still re
mains Conch Brooke's big problem. lie
hno boon trying Ballon, Irwin and Mer
rill hero and nil glvo promise, though
Bullou Is by for tho most finished player
of tho lot. If tho quarterback problem Is
solved soon It will bo nn easier matter to
find thrco running mates for him.
To Pat Dwycr has been assigned tho
task of finding a centro to succeed Simp
son, of last year's team. Ho Is now con
sidering. three men for tho position, Cap
tain Journcay, Borlo, of Inst year's fresh
man team, and Butler, who played tho
position on tho scrubs. The position Is
now to Journeay, but there nro so many
big men for guard and tncklo and tho
need of a centro so pressing, that Jour
neay hopes to win tho pivotal position by
tho time tho first gamo la played. What
Journeay needs moro than anything else
Is speed, for the Pennsylvania style of
playing this position requires a man of
great activity who can take care of him
self and then lend a hand wherever he Is,
Coach Brook, of Pennsylvania, hat
picked a provisional team nnd plans to
send them through a few simple forma
tions today. The lineup of yesterday
gives some Indication of tho probablo
makeup of the team today. Captain
Journeay, aB was predicted, Is to play
centre. Ho Is tho only man definitely
placed. Flanking him for guards In tho
present lineup will bo "Wltherow and
Nowald; at tackles, Harris and Russell;
nnd ends. Carter and Rockefeller. Irwin
Is to start out at quarter and Moffet at
fullback. Gotwels and Jones will fill In.
This combination will be shifted fre
quently. Murdock and Tucker alternate!
with Carter and Rockefeller at end yes
terday. Mike Dorlzns continues to Im
provo nnd Ii pretty sure to make a place.
Ilnllou and Merrill had turns with "Doc"
Irwin at the pilot position. Vrceland did
not put in an nppenranco, as he Is study
ing for nn examination. Mathews re
lieved Moffet at Intervnls. He Is big anJ
Bpeedy nnd as consistent a drop kicker
as thero Is on the field. Gotwels at
half modo n good Impression. lie Is a
little light, but his wonderful speed makes
up for that deficiency. Hughes Is likely
to bo n dark horse. Although in school
last year, he did not play. He caught
on tho freshman baseball team last year.
Jack Dalton, nll-Amerlcnn quarterback
on the Navy team, was out today to
Of last year's team. Crane, Simpson,
Marshall nnd Peden were out. Mercer,
the old American fullback of two years
ago, was also present. Among the older
graduntos wcro noticed Dr. Robert Torry,
Davisson Kennedy, Bill Young nnd I'har
lie Corson. Ben Cllne, Swarthmore's
captain, was also n morning visitor
ARE ON EDGE FOR
WESTY HOGAN TITLE
Great Improvement Shown
by Griffith, Newcomb and
Sloan Puts Them in Line
for Amateur Singles Championship.
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J Sept. 17.-I.i-terest
centres here today on the amateur
championship at singles In the Eighth
Annual Tournament of the Westy He
gaps. Without exception, this meeting
has brought together the pick of the
shooting fraternity In tho country, and
perfect scores will doubtless only figure
In the major awards. Conditions aro
Ideal again toduy for the trap shooters
and early rounds In this competition fore
casted srreat shontlnr
Woolfolk Henderson, national amateur
champion at both singles and doubles, of
Kentucky, looms up at the top of the
held. He will have no mean task here
however, with the old cracks that are"
appearing from every squad. Jesse Grif
fith, of Philadelphia, has been credited
with the best performance to date In
his record of 93 breaks out of his cen
tury allotment In the State race yester
day. Charley Newcomb likewise seems
to be rounding Into his old-time form
and Harry II Sloan also promises to hold
up the Philadelphia end.
It was this trio from the ranks of the
Quaker City contingent that brought
homo the Stnto tltlo to Pennsylvania yei
terday for the third straight time The
Keyhtono gunners netted the grand total
of 1S6 nut of tho posslblo 600, the best
ect up to date. Al Hell, Allentown, and
Walter S. Helun. Beading, made up the
balanco of tho squad, but the former
J. C. Gillllth. of Philadelphia, and Jay
Clark. Jr.. of Worceater, Mass., tied latt
year for the championship at singles with
SD broken In the 100. Clark won the shoot
off by grassing 20 In a row. Dr. L. G.
Richards, of Roanoke, Va., clnmplon
shot of that State, Joined the ranai of
the entrants In this race. Richards has
Just come up from the South where he
had a perfect run of 100 to attain his title.
C. n. Homer. Oklahoma State champion:
A. B. Richardson, champion shot of Dela
ware; Behm, of Reading; William Rid
ley, of What Cheer, la., tltlo holder in
that State, and Dr. W. II. Matthews. Ne"
Jersey State champion shot, are unions
th other notables to start off on this
classic. The G. R. Painter trophy, the
Continental trophy and ten of the famous
Westy Hogan watch fobs, go to the lead
ers In this event
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