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EVENING liBDaBK PHILADELPHIA, SATUBDAT, APKIL 24, 1916.
CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS AT PENN TODAY PHILS PLAY BRAVES ATHLETICS VS. RED SOX
Once Gamcst Baseball Team in the League Loses Old Fit
' Battle of Gamcncssllixcy's Pitching Another Step
mr tuLbiiv vj
Manager Mown continues to rvo
nt Eopa Hie ui "' 'J111' u,e "rnvrs
ftlthlay incii' I-"- dv. ....... .. ..... ... in,, rtiin iiii Mi'in'vru unit mo iranin
lift ft chnnce to win. nn Htutalph, lirro of the wotltl'r. strles mill premier
Kr.xt-. nf SlftlllliOS' lentil. Wlin selected lo fnre the fnnt.fUlnir t'l.ila lint Mia
Irtwd wnb 'lur '" """rlv" a Plcnsnnt surprise In tin- form nf nnnthcr clean-out
rlClfy . . hliimnli Minima the nlb-litli
' ,-.........- . ...... .eii.ni in ........ . ri-.iT.ii LIUIII Mil' lll' -i 1 "111 -11
nflnnnl Tji'tiRUp, nnd nil tlili lriov.v wn nccomplished with u
iilehef TV'1" was "nl "ri'iri'ii in urK ugnnm imp urnves, tnp I'nuitos cinncos
K a. clean "'!' nro decidedly brlcht with Minor unit Alexander In reserve
'Er the two final Hnmcs with Stnlllnn.8' team.
or the twe
1 Rlxcy Able In Stnntl the Gnff
In the first g-amo thp Uravcs wcrp plainly ovcrconfldpnt. Yesterday thev
tsrted out In the snmo manner, nnd held the Phillies by far too cheaply Hut
Swore tht pnmc was over they woro plnytiijr desperate baseball
i mailings tried rvpry trick ho knew to turn tlm tide, and almost atipceed"il.
kv eontnntiy "rhRftthR" Hlvoy nbout nn alleged balk motion S otendiu di I
i&v keep nrter ItUey on thin score thai he ohvloualy became rattled In tlo
Slit, ifiMinir. and out nut Ills nwlntr to such nn extent that ho Inil but little
Km the ball A llttlo talk from Klllefer brought Klxoy bark to earth turn in
I2L, ft another hit would nt lend linvo tied tho acorn.
tack cf pniitldpiipp In Its vet lent fotm has been tfic Greatest dtnwbirk
'i!i Rlxcy's woik ever since ho tutored thp lentruo, and Hip woul h.i b en
,l.j nlmiit Ihn rlirult that he eould not stand thp caff. This mad Hlo w
!?:.u nit flip harder becniiso tho Urnves
.1 nnv minute lo see him blow up, but
,,, nxey was kept Roina at top speed tnroushnut.
Mnnnscr Mnrnn Kxpcriincnts Wtlh Pitchers
n-tiot nno vlrtorv will ni'-nu nuioh to
la his start, anil mav come through for
Jtta Morsn has prerllcteil Hrroro thn
lt:.. tm must find out soon or Into
ftf he cannot pet awny with It, I will have to find another pitcher who will.
tnant to win nil tho ball Kniiie." I tnn, bu' I know It Is a lonR race, and I
Km not Rolns to ruin our chnncei Just to keep tlili winning streak ROlnfr. I
imust experiment to a ret tain pstent rlKlit now. I rather like m.ey. nnd I
siMnk ho will vindicate tnp "
c.irlnm lm. n cleHnei-cut pomp bePti plti bed than that shown by Imey,
L'bftrrlng the ninth lnnlnp, nnd ho probably
Lhkd Whltted not been playtnK bj far ton
ovjr h's hemi lor two naues ino iaci
fllXCy " Oiril'ii i uiiiMi'i lii u;m iniurn, iui'ii nun' juwi
Atlnck of I'hillirs
It The attack of the Phillies wan not
me must rememuer umi iney were lacniR nno 01 mo crauicsi iniuners in ma
,..a Hnth runs werp tallied In llfrhinlnir mannpr. and on Rood clean solid
(mastics to three different Holds Whltted,
ktureS 01 me fftlin, li'u nil im.' huuimiu muii-.:i im n shihh '' v.,-inii-. m, 11
"SlehOlt followed with a doublo thnt lilt rlRht-ileM fonco. Tho first ball pitched
ito Luderus was sm.iihed against tho bleacher wall In left for two buses, and
Whlttd and Nelhofl seoied tlm wlnnlnR runs.
Another chonc fur a inn wns lot In the fourth Inning, when a squcczo
oily went wrong, owing in tho clevetnets of Mnrnnvllle and Kudolph Iieeker
-.; n third when the signal was given for Whltted to bunt with Ueckcr on
klhi move for the pinto Mnmnvllle euught the sign and shouted a warning to
Rudolph, who cleverly wasted the pitch, and Becker was an easy out nt the
:P1", . . -
Droves Lnclc Old-time
Just a word nbout the attitude of the
for every inch, nnd the plnyers weie so uuoiesieu iiuu iney woum nui muu
.M.nvlnir the field until the ball game was over, but a change has taken place
itrhlch probablv has escaped even Manager Stulhngs.
t Tho men fight hard, but they hno not thp wuno Interest. Acsterday, when
Rudolph wns tnlten rrom tno gamo to nnow oiranu to nn. mr mm in mu uuim
Wnlnff, ho wnlkod across tlio flold to thn clubhouse nnd never even turned to
at what was going on. Ho won out of tho game, and It apparently did not
(Interest him any more. , ,
Last season, under the snmo conditions, Itudolph would have been deeply
interested, and the rest of tho team would have been standing by the bench
'polling hard for a rally. Tho Urnves appear to lie absolutely cocksure that
PlMy can start in and win games when they get icad. for another mad dash,
IW they should bear in mind thnt it is much easier to do this thing when a
mm Is not watched as clotel:, as the Braeb- will bo this senson.
t- Last j ear they enmu from thc'.icai nnd hnd a flying stnrt on their spurt
IUrorean att. ntimi woo paid to them, but the find every club saving its star
pitchers and righting them tooth and nail now
t . .
I ULI.l!... II l.'!l...l .l.n I1ni.nn
iiuiieiicH mnt; i'.iuuu un niu jjaaun
l The Phillies have played eight gamen nnd won eight. Tho Athletics havo
,liA MiaA.i ii.iii Tiin M,.r.linf,n wnn tu'u. lied ntifi and lost flvo
E-" It-has been tlm falluie of tho Mackmen on the bases which has been
'largely responsible for their poor showing thus lar In thn American League
tite. Of course, thp poor work of tho ung pitchers, upon whom Manager
illaelf has to depend, has been tt big factor In tho temporary downfall of tho
'Athletics But even considering tlieir
hits to win out if they hnd snowed any
In short, the base-running of tho Mnckmen hns been of tho poorest quality
iKopf, Ba-ry and Jimmy Wnlsh are tno
itolen ba&es The other members of tho
. 1 . .. . - ... i.l-l-.l ,
Me laiiea to periorm to tno iinieiies
kind, the Phillips have shown a vast
itcounts for their ecelb'nt showing
g Itecnril of Phils and Athletics Compared
K 'All told, the Phillies havo made f.7 nits and senied 11 luns, an avernge of S
rla H hits per gamo and 5 inns Thn Athletics mndo 79 llltB in their first eight
limes and scori-d but 30 times, tiio
time hao been 97(. and tho runs 3 2-3.
lalu. v.. n t.n.. .. .,.iAciiri,l no
Itneta. Eleven more runs for tho Phillies on 12 fewer hits indicates thnt tno
(Phils thU seannn mo on tho vcrpo nf n great awakening nnd that tho Ath
dellcs havo forgotten somo of tho teachings of the tuH Tlogan.
f'The fielding of the Mnckmen, ton, hns bepn far below par At the picsont
jttte they will be far away the poorest fielding team In either mnjor league.
Itheyhavo committed 18 bootn, an acragp of 2'i crrnra per game, against 7 for
ineir opponents in nan Johnson s circuit.
f Mackmen Hne Made Poor Showing
I Not only does a comparison of tho Athletics' IlguieH with the Phillies show
up the Macks in a bad light, but to compaio with tho teams they havo met
en tha field in tlmir own lencuo Is enunlly discouraging to the follower of tho
tWhlte Elephant. Below nro given tho
UJ their oppononta In tho eight gamen
f Athletics. 2 7 0; Red Sox. 01-0.
Athletics, 371. Red Sox, B 12 2,
Annettes, n i; ilea box, u u v.
Athletics, 193; New York, 9 S 0.
Athletics, 6-156, Now York, 11 11 1.
Athletics, 6120, New York. 2 S 1.
Athletics, 031, New York, 751
Athletics, 6 IS 6, Red Sox, 792.
Athletics, 30-79 IS; opponents, 47627.
Phils Gnin Favor Abroad; Chalmers Praised
Baseball critics nrnnnd tho circuit nio beginning to think well of tho Phll-
' Hero is whin .inn viiin. nf Hie New
K "It George Chalmers, who lot the Giants down with two measly hits, can ro
Jua his effeetneness all seahon tho chances of tho sprightly Phillies to finish
Jdgh In tho National League race will be gieatly Increased. Tho Giants In the
,811 series faced unbeatublo pitching bv Alexander, Uemareo, Mnyer and Chal
Btrs. Stpnrnw'n mo., irami fnnK rims in 3fi consecutive Innings, onnosed by
$se boxmen, who limited their hutting to 21 safo drUes.
r Pat Moran furnished tho Ginnta with u disagreeable surprlso when ho
at Chalmeis to the mound Chalmers had heen nt Marlin with Jici.iaw on
.T-U, and although ho worked well In practice, tho Giants' lender decided tp
nihlm loose, foi tho icnson thnt the team had a surfeit of pitching material.
jran signed Chalmeis on Tuesday nt tho latter'B urgent request. It wns the
a'tatlon' of tho Phillies' manager to reserve Chalmers for the hot weather,
&t th tig New York boy aurprised Moran yesterday by demanding an im
PMiate trial. The triumph of Chalmers probably will bo long lemembered by
JiMe who were fortunato enough to bo on hand, ....
r. JJt wag m 1910 that Chalmers lira Joined the Phillies The following
C'rhe took part in 3S games, with a iccord of 13 victories and 10 defeats. His
iW began to bother him in 1912, to that he remained Idle that senson. Chal
gw won three nnd lost ten games in 1913. and wns finally released outright.
P took a course of tieatment all last year, nnd did not attempt to throw a
m until late in August, when he began practicing with tho Giants, hoping
fc ?Jfa.mw wwM sicn him. .....,.,.
W Chalmers quickly convinced everybody that he had fully recovered UBe of
I? M'ary wing Ho wound up with a free, easy, swinging motion and put on
Qitnuch vnAari i.n.. ,ti ni.a nAan.e,i t.i h. hilndpd nt timeA. 1ia worked n
?Mline spluer frequently, mixed slow
M?0't perfcet control. Chalmers wnlKed
1 pner soon scored on Fletcher's single 11m niier unit 1110 uiuhih um nui
CT first base until Hums lined out a second snfo hit In tho seventh period.
janneu Mcritie, Robertson anu niiiiwi in ("I'm om.wra .u .... vw
r,"When this remarkable come-back exhibition ended, with the score 4 to l
gvor of the Phillies, Moran left the field with his arm around Chalmers
at. whlln Aiavoirio.. Vutfn,. nnrt nther Ph ladelDh a P ayers tendered their
jiPiratuiattons. Chalmers said last night that his arm never weakened nnd
n Mas ready to take a regular turn
SPIRIT OF BRAVES
of Athletics' Weakness.
surprise nattier to the fnns When he
in tne scrntia Rnme nf tho series cs-
11. t,iif.,..i.t.ii. rn.. .... i.... ....... i
were constantly after him. evtio tins
thiml'H t' the excellent work nf Kib-
Illxev Itp will hno more confldeneo
the lemainder of the season as Man-
(tamo Sloran ealtl: "I am UMnsr l.p
whether he Is colnir to cotno through
Would have had n shut-out at that
close for Mnrnnvllle, whoio lilt went
01 connoencp never nsscriea useu, anu
so nnttce.ible aR on openlnp day, but
whose clubbing was ono of tho fen-
Hiavcs rast season thnt club fought
poor intoning, iney imve iii.iuovhi.ukii
101m in an in iuihhwhk um muu- un-
oniv .iiacituien umiuica li.iuh.h ilh
team, and oven at times these three
..1.....1.. . . .t.n KnMAa flu tlln f I ll 11
aniimaiu un u- u.u v.. .nu "
amount of pepper on tho bags, which
nverago nunng oi um i .
Therein lies tho renroh why. thp Ath-
tl - inl. rlvnln. nt Tlronrl onrl Huntingdon
runs, hlta and errors of tho Athletics
played through Thursday:
York Evening Sun, has to say:
balls with fast shoots nnd displayed
Snodgrass in the opening frame, and
in the box.
EVENING LEDGER MOVIES IN THIS,
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP POCKET
The mntch wns held Inst night nt
picture shows Morris Fink,
ROBIDEAU VS. THOMAS
AT NATIONAL TONIGHT
Local Fighter Faces Hard Task
With New Yorker Olym
piad Card for Monday.
Pnni rtobldenu will tncMe a lough
propojltlon when lie collides with AI
Tliom.is, a New York, lightweight, who
nink-s his debut In thl city at the Nn
tlonal A C. tonlKht. Iln bus been box
ing successfully nt the Noiv York clubs
nil senson Jack McCarron, of Allentown.
will nppear In tho scml In combit with
Tommy Tongue, middleweight ihamplon
of the Navy.
Tho program follow"!:
Tint bout Johnm Murtiliv, t'ntlfil Stitta
jtcimshtu fonneitlcut, 1. Tommy Smith,
BiM.oti'1 boiii Jo Klynn. Trenton, mi Paul
'rninl liuut K O. IxiiiRhlln. AUentonn. .
Pcio Mnlnni' Mmnrnt.
tSrmlivlml up Jiii,k Mci'niron, Atlcntown, mi.
Toir.mj ToaKUe, New York.
Wlnd-nii- AI Thornim, New York. . 3im
Ilohl Icau. l'llllndflplila.
The Franklo C011w11y-I.cn Vincent bout
should icsult In n corking appetizer for
tho meleo betweon Goorso Cluuiey and
UilMa O'lCeofo nt the Oljmpla .Monday
night, t'nnwny recently underwent un
oparntlon, and he sas he Is In bettor
slmpo than nt any llnie during his boxing
Herman Illndin has received two out-of-town
offers Tor tho sen ices of Eddie
Itevolre. of the lSth Ward. Tho match
maker of tho t'uturo City A. C , at
Uiuis. wants Itovolre to meet Tommy
Ilurke In nn S-rouml bout Mny I. lllndln
is holding out for a JiOO guarantee. A
Panama promoter Is anxious to hook up
tne loeul llshter with Tommy Connors
I'M bent Connors here at the O'ympl.i
about two j ears ago
.Hobby Gulnnlss. manage! of Terry .Mar
tin. Is anxious to pah off his protege
with Joe Heffcmnn again Mnco Martin
outpointed lleffernnn some time ago Joe
has knocked out nil of Ida opponents.
Cltihinlss believes Martin can iepe.it ids
victory, nnd he Is leady to mnlto the
match nt any old time
The next time Charley White goco to
the post will be May I nt the Atlas A A ,
Hostoii. nqalnst IMiile Murphy, the Hub
lightweight, In a 12-toiiiid eiitnnnter.
While lin. hnd 11 good lest since wi coch
ins his bark mil pr bu'ily will tight regu
lnrl nfter the Murphy match.
IMdlc Caiiipl, const bantamweight, who
Is hot after a leturn match with Kid
Williams, will meet Billy Fltzulmmons. of
Yonkers, In New York tonight. Another
mntch billed In the metropolis I between
Tom JlcCnrty and Tom McMohon
After his mntch tonight at ihe National
Club Jack McCarron will keep himself In
shnpo In preparation for bouta with
Jimmy Clnbby nt Bt koala. May 18. nnd
Ulllv Munay, Mm 2). at Superior. Wis
Frnnk Foley. Geunantown's spoiling
man, has taken Young Nell, of Allentown.
under his management The up-Stuter is
boxing In Great form, Foley says. lib
also In anxious to get Willie Houck
started, followlns the latter's 32-oecond
knockout over Charley Turner. Houclc
wants a crack nt Sam Robldeau.
Philadelphia's brace of welterweight
knockout artists, Willie Moore, of South
warlc. and Joe Heffernnn. of West Phila
delphia, will meet In the star bout nt
the Olympla A A Mny 3 Hoffernan has
hung tho quietus on his last threo op
ponents. SMITH TOO MUCH FOR WAGNER
Inability to Time- Punrhe3 Proves
Latter's Downfall at Quaker City.
Harry Smith scored an ensy victory
over Harry Wagner In the main bout nt
tho Quaker City A A last night Wngner
found his opponent's awkward atjle puz
zling, and at times he launched out des
perately with a series of right nnd left
swings. Comparatively few of bis blows
found lodgment, and when he became too
active In his attack Smith would tie him
up In a clinch. Smith connected with
right swings to bis opponent's face and
body often enough to give him the de
cision by a v.lda margin.
Noah Mitchell won from Young Lowry
In the somlwind-up. Hoth boxers are
Negroes, and It was a free exchange of
punches throughout, with Mitchell land
ing the greater number of blows.
In the other bouts Marty Kane earned
the decision over Micky nrown: Eddie
Kelly defeated Young O'Donnell, while Joo
Hunting won from Georgia Meehan.
Two California Colleges Split
BEflKEI-BY, Cal . April 21 -Student of th
UnUemlty of California toted to veter alt
-vanity athletlo relatlona with Stanford L'nl
veralty, their chief athletlo rival, unleaa the
latter ayreea to bar freihmen from all ar
ally teama California la Intent an following
th precedent set by the larger Eastern col
ltaea, unlit Stanford, with a smaller student
body, maintain that the barring o( freahmen
will ruin her chances of victory over iicr
Other Sports on Page 1 1
Kegent Acnrlcmv. 1 2 09 Market street, the Ohionn defenting the Pcniisylviinin chnmpion. From left to right, tho
Pennsylvnnin titieholdcr; A. Held, referee; Jnme McCoy, Ohio chnmpion, nnd Frank .lonei, nnnouncor.
Doth National nnd American League
' races are now well undei wn, but bow
I much does It nil menu" Or rather, how
1 much of what has happened enn we take
soi louslv. nnd how much ir the iiminl pre-
llmltiatv nutter beforo what Is known as
Clnsq begins to Tell? Or Is theie any
abnormal amount of Class to do any par
ticular telling this year
Leading Hark lo Thin
We still recnll vividly how two ycnr.i
ngo the riilllle nnd Dodgers lint only
Jumped to the front, but stayed thero for
six or peveii weeks At nun time It looked
ns If these two were on the verge of
disrupting Intniest In the rnce
Then the iisiml hnppenod, nnd ono fin
ished second nnd the other sixth or sev
enth Thnt same yenr found the White
Sox lending Into Juno. Thev unshed
about fifth I.nBt year Detroit whizzed
merrily to the front for several weeks.
Then it wns King Hump-Bump ami back
to fourth pluco.
Also the Iteds nround the middle of
Juno were In second place, mnklnx a.
110I1.0 like the Hupping of nn October ting.
SK weeks later found their pennnnt peri
scope down with old MeGinty of blessed
melodious memory. And so It goes und
hns always gone.
The Present Campaign
The present campaign Is different In
this respect Heretofore ono could tisunl
Iv pick out one or two clubs us compos
ing the clas, and sit bnck serenely un
til they hit tho nild-Ecaaon stuff anil
began 10 show
Hut loiulitlons have been acmmbled too
much of late to put any definite finger
on any nnot reeking with or oozing class.
On copv paper tho Braves still look to
be tho bc3t-bnlnnced outfit in tho same.
Hut now that Wood nnd Gregg have
fulled to attain a winning mood tho Red
So Hotter back to the rest of the field.
What a clinm o any ball club has In
either circuit this senson thnt can plko
nlong at n steady, consistent pnee No
great baseball will be required to win n
flag this season merely a steady, even
Etrldo backed up by a consistent spirit
that refuses to sag nfter Juno or July
bnve returned their Harvests of Hnrd
l.uek. That's all
"Don't forget Vench In that Detioll
nntfltld. ' writes a Tiger fan. Wo wouldn't
think of It. Anv outside entry who can
itnnd up for even 10 days nnd slug on
oven terms with Ty and Sam deserves a
teiiieuibrance that shnll last.
WHAT MAY HAPPEN
IN BASEBALL TODAY
Clubs. W. L. Pet. Win Lose.
Phillies 8 0 1.00D 1.000 .778
Cincinnati .... 7 3 .700 .727 .636
Chlcano 5 4 .556 .600 .500
Boston 6 .-144 .600 .400
Pittsburgh 4 6 .444 .600 .400
Drooklyn 3 8 .333 .400 .300
St. Louis 3 7 .300 .363 .273
New York 2 6 .250 .333 222
Clubs. W. L. Pet. Win Lose.
Detroit 8 2 ,BC0 .818 .727
Washlnoton .... 5 3 .625 .667 .558
Doiton 4 3 .571 .615 .500
Cleveland 5 5 .500 .645 .455
New York 4 4 ,500 .556 .444
Chlcano 4 6 .400 .455 .363
St. Louis 3 7 .300 363 .273
Athletics 2 5 .266 .333 .222
Clubs. W. L. Pet. Win Lose.
Brooklyn 7 4 .636 .667 .583
Chicago 5 3 .625 ,667 .556
Newark 7 6 .583 .615 ,538
Plttsburrjh 6 5 .545 .583 ,600
Kansas City ... 5 6 .500 .543 .455
Buffalo 5 6 .455 .500 .417
St. Louis 3 6 .333 .400 .300
Baltimore 4 8 .333 .385 .308
Shubcrt Beats Simons
NEW OP.LEANS, La , April 21.-AI 6hubert,
of New rtedford, 5ls , won from Arthur
Simons, or New Orleans, after SO grueling
rounds here laat night Slmoni had the ad
ontage In the nrat nve rounds and then Bhu
hrt took the lead Tho komi a'd Slrroni
from a knockout in the ISthgound
Uraves Buy Second Baseman Egan
BOSTON April 'ii. The purchaa of Dick
Egan, leconit baieman and utility Infleldtr ot
tha Hrookln National waa announced today
by Prealdent Oarfney, of the Boaton Nationals.
LOUIE, 25,000 RABID
BILLIARD MATCH WON BY McGOY
Colonel Tlmothv Murnnne figures that
Wa'ter Johnson has gone back i- per cent
Put ihe Yanks nnnoune- that Colonel Tlm
11 ut have lamped the coffeyvllli' Crnier
on an off dny when he tvnl practically
nothing but n lot of speed and curves
I'oi tint matter, to 'ink back nn old
one nnd rub off tho lrnsi, there hive lipen
n lot of people who couldn't see Johnson.
Hut mnfct of them hnd 11 bnt on their
tbouldtr nt the nfnrrsnld moment
As to These Here Phillies
H ftenrrf thli C011W nnf field or hit.
Or rotinf thr buiri nrlfly flit;
Thrtr plteMng fluff tens ft lived or old
7ielr flclderi couldn't catch (i cold;
And so hi ofhpr uvijs Ms efnb
HVis l'rTl mvchtu in fie Dub;
Appatrntly, nmid the din.
All they're pood for Is fo win,
A day or two ago the Mackmen ac
cumulated 18 hits and 6 runs When a
bnll eluh has tn nverago 3 hits to each
tnlly 11 large element of doubt Ivglns to
vanish ns to whnt the tntus of thnt club
1 will be when the nutumn leaves begin
to neume n fcnrioi nue nnn me innu
tumult Is confined to one city In each cir
"Oh, father, I hear the sound of puns
Oh, pray whnt can it be"?
"Old Tvr"S Cobb just come tn bnt,"
Thr father awixceied he.
"Oh, father. I hear an Awful Solse
Prnj tell m uih're It's att"
"Old HV1100 Sum bats after Ty,"
Said father just llhc that.
An old saylnit used to run, "It Isn't
what mi used to he, It's whnt you nre to
Hut in b.iscball It Isn't whnt you nre to
da, lt'o whero you'll lie IHe months from
When pressed for nn Interview Griff
finally admitted, with great reluctance,
that Washington hnd quite a chnnce to
win the pennnnt this senson, and would
piobably take advantage of tho pleasant
occasion. If the club hustles as It did In
1012 this dope should stand. 13ut tho Sen
atorial pep hasn't been as pronounced for
the lust j ear or so as It was bnck hi the
enrly uplift days, and minus this onei
buojnnt pep the Senators hnen't enough
heow artillery to give Walter Johnson
his chnnce to end a world series In nbout
AVERAGES TO DATE
batting figures, In-
1 tanw with the
n. It T B.S II P C
0 n a non
8 7 k a ..Ml
i l a o .en
1 n in n 121
4 II 111 1 .'IlKl
7 10 in 1 avr
a it 11 t ,mt
t s n t !Sii
0 o 11 o 000
3 110 1J1
o 0 0 too
inner jft In
Lravath . . . 21
U I itled '.'-.
A dama (I
W flier 0
SCHEDULE FOR TODAY
Boston at Phllanelphia, clear.
New York at Brooklyn, clear.
Cincinnati at Plltaburgh, threatening.
Chicago at St. Louis, clear.
Philadelphia at noston. clear.
Washington at New York, clear.
Detroit at Cleveland, clear.
St, Louis at Chicago, clear.
Brooklyn at Newark, clear.
Baltimore at Buffalo, clear.
Pittsburgh at St l.ouls, clear.
Chicago at Kansas City, threatening.
Once Famous Jockey Dead
UACELANP, La , April 21 Jamea I ee, co
ored. once ramoua as a jocKey. is aeaa ni n
noma nere iern lean 11.) ieo roue an
. of the winning horsea in ona duv'a meet "
! Latona. On the New Orleans track he waa
tha etar periormer. riqing nve winnera on
each of two das the same week lie was
ennllfi3 when he died.
Savannah Cyclists in Long Grind
SAVANNAH. Ga., April U -A score of
motorocllats Kama have entered In a three
day endurance oontest, which began here to.
day, held by the bavannah Motorcyclists Club.
FANS WILL JOIN YOU WITH A VIM
WEST PHILLIES IN LINE
TO LEAD SCHOLASTICS
Victory Over Southern High
Monday Will Give .800 Per
centage Sports Notes.
tNTBiiACAtiKMic i.rAorn STANDINU
Tcame Won Lest P C
cseimnntnivn Aeniiemv . '-' 1 .Tvi
I'enn i hnrier hnol . 2 1
I rilrniiB' c, mrnl School .... J 1 .tVi
i.piaciini Air.ceiin . . u ii i "
Tndnj'n Scholastic Schedule
Krlemts' Peli-ct nt Chef n it IIUI Acn lemv.
S-hool of 1'odflBoej nt W llllaiua'ii 'Irnrie,
I'rnnolvnnU Military Colle4e at St. John n
West Phlladelphln High School's base
ball team will hnvo a good chnnce of
tnklng the lead In the Intoircholnatb
1 engue standing on Monday Southern
High School, cellnr position tenni, will
play the Ppeedbojs. while Noitheast
High School, tied with the West Phillies
for the lead, will lino up ogalnat emb
A victory for the Purple and Gold base
bnlllnns over the red and black and a
West Philadelphia High win over South
ern High will drop the Mb street and
Lehigh nvenue untlonnl pnstlnicrs to n
percentage of CfXi. while the boys across
tho Schuylkill will Increase, their average
to MM and tako undisputed possession of
the top ring.
The race for tho Princeton Cup tills sea
ton ptomUes to icsult In one of tho
closest campaigns since tho Inauguration
of the circuit. Although Central ..igh
dropped Itn first two Kimes, tho Crimson
nnd Gold Iiuh giently bolstered. Doctor
O'Prlen's nine annexed Its Inst two gnmes
und now hns a percentago of .500 Central
High's 3-2 lctory over Northeast High
School was a big surpilse. It proved the
Hroad nnd Green sti cetera bnve finally
pulled themselves together after a bad
With the opening of Penn Chatters
cricket season Captain Ncwklrk feels con
tldfiit the Little Quakers will have a win
ning aggiegatimi In the mentioned spurt.
New kirk's bottling piocd a mystery to
Northeast High School, nnd It he con
tinues his good work tho Charter eleven
shojlcl return victorious In a majority
of gnmes on their schedule
Two former Southern High School base
ball pla.ters are more than making good
with the diversity of I onnsylvanla
fieshman nine. Lou Martin Is holding
down his favorite position at shortstop,
while Swlsler Is getting Into the llme
Klare aa a mounder The last time ho
appeared on the hillock he let down the
Penn frcs.h opponents with but four hits.
MIKE GIBBONS CANCELS BOUT
Disgusted With McFnrhind's Actions
in Postponing Negotiations.
ST. PAUL. Minn.. April St Failure of
Packcy McFarland to attend a meeting
In Chhugo yesterday resulted In the can
celation of all negotiations for his pro
poned iiuitih with Mine Gibbous, of St
Paul Gibbons arrived home oAsi
Packcy I1.13 a JO.000 Interest In n brew
er In Joltct, which he said needed his
mention, and asked for a postponement
of tho meeting Gibbons iigieed to U
postponement, but when Paokey failed to
put In an appearance yesterday ho said
he would waste no more time
"l posted a JM forfeit befoie I went
to Havana to show good faith, but 31c
Farland did not put up a dime. 1 am
tired of being the gont In this match,
and If McTarland thinks he is going to
get a lot of pubhclt at my expense ho
Is through now "
Gibbons said the propoed match with
McFarland had cost him about JSOOO.
Church League Opens Today
The Interdenominational I eap"e will oren Its
new (rroun'ls. at pith and Butler slrertk this
afternoon at 2 o cl, k The tesma will for n
at leaKue headquariera at 1 50 p m und w 11
then march across the field to the flag p.de
where Senator W Smith will present un
American fa, which will then tf raised. A
Kama will ioIIor tetween J A Henri, cham
p'ons of 1011, and the Hedee-i er team.
Marty O'Toole Slugs a Motorman
LUltt'lllira, " arm -t jiany u inoie,
iltcher for tha Columbus Ameriran Aaroclatlon
. . a aa nraainlerl In nnlla oriilr nn a 1 huxra
-vlns engaged In a flsht with a itiret car
"an while rturnlna from jeiie-dai'a
Vt the request of Secrctar (julnn of
.0 heirins In the tjne was iioatoned
af,., ,h. return nf tha (-nlumrum P ill.
NATIONAL I.KAOUK I'AHK
PHILLIES vs. BOSTON
Oama at 3 P. M. Admission, 2a, 50c
and TSc Box beau, fl. On sale at Ulmbels'
"HOW I WON WORLD'S
BY WILLARD HIMSELF
Titleholder Loves Fighting
as a Game and Places It
Above Football, Which Is
Unfair, He Says Finds
By JESS WILLARD
Hfatnrht rhamplon of the wcf.d.
The stnrv now gels dnw'n pretty Well
te tie time Hint Jnrk Cnrley's n'fldleatft
m-Mingni tr, snare lack Johnson lhto a
mttleh for the title,
anil I will h.vs
something to say
or the Incldfen'B
leading up to thai
and the culmina
tion of the plans
In tho city of Ha.
vnna on April 3,
Hut before 1 Kt
Into the closlmj
diopter of thl -Men
t want to say
a few words for ,
the bovlng game.
in followers and
the sport In gen
Often I am nilted
the nuetloii nnd generally by doubling
pet sons who know little or nothing Of
"lo vnu really like boxing n a pro
The nuestlon uuallv Is eniBhftsIzed In
! such n wnv that ll liiui'lee astonishment
1 thnt I could posslblv think of belnB
enitnored of such n thing.
Now I'll replv to them
t love boxing
As for iti being a profession to ba
nshnmed or, I will say right now thnt It
Is helng legalized in many of the moat
enlightened communities In tho United
Slates, to Fny nothing of the foreign
countries I neer have found anything
In the game to be nihnmed of, and won't
ns long as I stick tn the plan I mapped
out early of tnklng good care of myself,
phvslcnlly and In all othrr ways, espe
I'm not challenging the opponents ot
boxing tn cle me nnv nrcumentn Rgntntt
the sport. I do not like to argue, nnd am
convinced thnt boxing ha ns mnn. good
points that the arguments which bring
un Its bad features nre more than offset.
Summed up, I believe that boxing Is
the cientit of nil sports the one lhat
dmws the eienten crowds the blgst
gntes nnd stlm up the moat Intense Inter
est. Likewise I ntn verv fond of baseball nnd
co to sen It w henev-r thee Is an oppor
tunity, it is n Kieat uport, clean nnd
thrilling nt all times nnd worthv of the
high place It has In theV regard Of the
Hut for fnothnll I cannot snv ns much.
It Is n one-sided gnm. to mv mind Any
where fiom two to eleven men have the
privilege nf liimi'lnir on one of the oppos
ing Hide. Thnt ninkes a bad game of It
Now, whnt Is fnlrer than a boxlnij
match, where ou have but one man to
watch' Two men equally matched in
weight nnd skill can present about as
stirring a contest as any red-blooded man
would enre to sre
And I defy nnv nns tn tlnd any bru
tnllty In ihnniplniishlp contestr Take
the Havana contest for Instance It was
ns cleiin und stinb'ht n battle as nn one
could wish for. While tlmr n plenty
of desperate punching nn both sldei ther
v.'ns little or no blood no punishment that
mndo cither of the contestants look bad
enough to dlsgus' n spertntor, and I'll
cntuio to sny thnt every one of the
women there, and theie were hundreds of
them, would be oulte willing to return
ngnln nnd see the next champion If It
could bo decided in beautiful Oriental
"ALL-FOK-GLOItY" KUN SUCCESS
Twenty Men Out for West Branch Y.
JI. C. A. Event Lnst Night.
Tttcnty-0110 athletes took part In tha
twe-mlle "All-for-Olorv" street run of the
West Hranoh Y M. C A. fiom the 62d
lnnd Sniisnin streets hendnuarters last
, night. Vlctilx Cntholle Club men. head
1 cd by Thomas Hurke, met the West
i Ittrlx Cntholle Club men who took
1 part were Frank O'Brien, Phl'.lp Stevens,
'i nomas j uurke, Heinird .aughton,
John Gallagher, Kdward Hngerty, William
O Oonnell and Charles Toner
Wvst Branch men out were' HIndle,
Schalrer. Esperano, Biumnn, Ida, Irons,
t.ber. Hleler, Kopp, Mnnn, Patrick and
English Soccer Championship
MANriinSTI.n Knaland. April S4.-Ths
flnsl tie fur the Kngllih f'up the blue ribbon
rncr.r tnoitnll hattplonshlp troph or Ilr'tan.
nl will be plaved err lo'liv on thseriounds
nf the Msncherter I'rlted Club at Old Trafort.
Iho flimllsw nre the i hel.ei and Sheffield
I nlted Tenma It was H.e first time In SI
'rars that the flerlrMni; same hs net been
pissed at th" rnnial I'place In !ondon war
rundition. laustng the rlunge
Exposition Athletic .Meet Today
8N rilANt IS1-0 April 84 -The handicap
track "ind feld treet U echeduKd today at tha
At HAVRE DE GRACE
Six Itaces Dally Including- a
Special Trains Penna R R. leava
Rrond St II 31 p m. West rhlla. i;3S
P m . n & O leave !4ti iJhd Chestnut
Sts 1! 45 p m
Admission. (JrnniUtiinil nnd I'nddock,
1.."0. I.ndlev, Sl.no.
First Race nt I 30 p. m
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
13 Krenta Today. Including riillese Cham-
nlnnshlp Itelays nnd Special ISrenta
All bis colleges of the Kast and Wast bars.
OU mplr American and Intercollegiate cham-
plnns and rerord holders present. Do not miss
this greatest sthlelle meet nf the season.
ril.lNKMN FIKI.D, lllQ P. SI.
Seals SOc to (1.30
TOMUll r TOMPHT TONltlHT
iw :.. 1 n nth Catharine Sts.
IVntlOnal A. L. Jack Mrt.ulrnn. I'rnp,
JACK MrPimn ss. TOMMY TKAOVK
a3l HOntllKAU ts. AL THOMA8
OLYMPIA A. A.lZr?il$:!'tifr.
MONDAY NinitT, 8in MIAIiP
(lEt)KOK t IIAM:V vs. KDDIK O'KKEPtS
Adm., S3c. IlaL lies., SOc. Arena Ites., 15c, tl
I ller. MS 1 1 1 I I BALL YARD. I HOORAY for NU
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