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TRI-STATE FUTURE IS
UP TO COMMITTEE
Conferences With President Car
penter Tonight Will Decide
Baseball For Next Season
The future of the Tri-State League |
Xiractlcally will be decided to-night f
when H. Kister Free and Meroer B. I
Tate, a committee selected by the Trt-!
State owners to confere with President:
Charles P. Carpenter and request that >
he step down and out, meet for the j
conference at Hotel Columbus at 7.30 i
Nothing lias been heard from Presi-!
<Jent Carpenter as to what he will have
to say when he meets the committee
except that he has received on com
plaint from the owners that his serv
ices have been unsatisfactory. The
Tri-State leader will also call attention
to the fact that he has two years to
nerve. Notwithstanding the fact that
It was said President Carpenter was
elected for five years, there has been
ffl.n annual election.
Committee Is Silent
Both members of the committee are
silent as to what they shall import to
President Carpenter. It has been inti
mated that in the event of President
Carpenter refusing to step down and
out gracefully, notice will be served on
Sir. Carpenter that Tri-State baseball
will be cut out.. It is also understood
that in the event of President Car
penter's claim to two years' more in
office having any legal standing, the
committee will offer a satisfactory ad
justment. Another report was to the
effect that there is $2,000 due to the
Tri-State from the Wilmlwton club
for jumping the league four*-ears ago
and that it was up to President Car
penter to collect this, which he has
The local member of the committee,
Mercer B. Tate, stated positively this
morning that he would not make pub
lic the plans lor the conference to
night; that there are a number of
questions in connection with the re
tirement of President Carpenter that
could not be told at this time, and
that President Carpenter would be
given every courtesy.
FROM A DISPLAY OF 500 PI \XOS
The world's best—select yours. Prices
range from $250 up. Very liberal
terms accepted. J. H. Troup Music
House, 13 South Market Square.—Ad
Rube Marquard and his wife, who
was Blossom Seeley, the actress, were
arrested again at Atlantic City yes
terday, on a statutory charge. Bail
was furnished for appearance in court.
ADVISED BY MS PHYSICIAN NOT TO WED
SCENE AS SHOWN IN "DAMAGED GOODS"
The story concerns a young man
wtio learns that ho is afflicted with a
terrible disease, but who insists on
marrying- in spite of his physician's
warning. In the second act, it is seen
that the sins of the father have been
visited upon the innocent. Up to this
point the play is truly terrible in its
tragic aspect, but in the third act, the
dramatist points the way to a nobler
Pretty Mermaid to Appear at Colonial
First Half of Week
Something unusual is to be offered
to audiences at the Colonial Theater
the first three days of this week.
Jessie Sutherland, who calls herself
the "Mermaid Venus," and who Is an
expert at under-water feats, will be
«t the popular Busy Corner theater '
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. '
Miss Sutherland is graceful and
Kood to look at, but her chief attrac- /j*
tlon lies in her marvelous ability to \
eat. sow and do other wonderful things jHgn k '
for a person who is under water. |§ V JSK"
This is <vie of the most expensive B
features ever booked for the Colonial,
and the fact that this Mermaid Venus ' t
is going to be played probably means I
packed houses for the first lew days Jk
of the week. I
The large tank in which the young ' 'J
woman performs has already arrived
at the Colonial and the stage has been " Vj!
properly braced to hold it, with Itf • ;
numerous tons of water
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Miss Sutherland will offer a prize '■ -r
--\o any Harrlsburger who can duplicate
lier feats of underwater work.— Ad- _
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The committee representing the
Players' Fraternity will meet the Na
tional Commission to-morrow. Rou
tine business will be transacted to-day.
and healthier humanity through
knowledge of conditions as they really
Richard Bennett will make his ad
vent in Harrisburg at the Majestic
Wednesday matinee and night as a
star in the role of George Dupont. the
yong man who marries against the
orders of his physician. His is a char
acterization marked by great earnest
nesa and power.—Advertisement.
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! Made Clean Sweep
in All-College Series
Harrisburg made a clean sweep in !
the basketball series with the All-Col
legians, winning Saturday's game, |
score 32 to 28. It was the sixth!
straight victory for the locals and
came after a hard battle.
Now that Harrisburg has shown
good work with both college and
league teams, a series will be started
with the P| R. R. Y. M. C. A. for city
championship honors. The first game
will be played next Saturday. In the
game Saturday night Gaffney was sub
stituted by Garner, whose work was
McCord and Bumbaugh were local
stars and Parks led for the collegians.
A big dance program followed. The
line-up and summary:
McCord, f. Craig, f.
Bumbaugh, f. Parks, f.
Gelsel, c. Haddow, c.
Garner, g. Miller, g.
Atticks, g. Reagan, g.
Field goals—McCord, 3; Bumbaugh, i
5; Gelsel, Garner, Atticks, 2; Craig, s;|
Parks, 4: Haddow, Miller, Reagan.)
Foul goals—Haddow, 4; McCord, 8. j
Refefree Taggart. Scorer Kulp. j
Timekeeper-—-Reagan. Time of halves
Second Pool Match
For New Cumberland
Much interest is manifested in the j
pool match scheduled for Tuesday
night at Pull's poolroom, New Cum
berland, between Leinoyne and New
Cumberland. The teams will line up
New Cumberland. P. Hartman. R.
Hartman, W. Rupley, H. Geistwhite;
Letnoyne, A. C. Flckes, Norman Swei
gert, Herbert Washinger and S. S.
Wagner. This will be the second
match of the season, New Cumberland
winning the first match by a score of 1
100 to 88. The game to-morrow night j
will be for 200 points.
A VIOTROIjA concert foh you;
And your friends—right In your own !
home—whenever you wish It. Arrange;
by Bel! Phone 403. J. H. Troup
Music House, IB South Market Square.
MR. BOWMAN'S BIRTHDAY
Halifax, Pa., Jan. s.—On Saturday
evening at the home of S. F. Bowman
at Fisherville, a birthday party was
given in honor of S. F. Bowman by
iiis many friends.
Will Come Back Under Certain
Good news came from Trenton to
day regarding the outlook in that city
for Trl-State baseball next season, in
the announcement that there would tie
i a team providing an eight-club circuit
| was assured.
The Tigers will be represented at
; the meeting to-morrow by E. J. Mor
| rls, who has been back of baseball in
| Trenton for some time. Trenton faces
> a debt of $7,640 on the go off, but, ac
cording to a statement from Mr. Mor
| ris, that will be taken care of providing
the league is reorganized.
Will Ask Aid
j Another important matter under
| consideration is an attempt to interest
| the Chamber of Commerce in helping
!to boost baseball here. The stock
-1 holders feel that they should receive
| some sort of assistance from the city
i organization as the national pastime is
' an excellent form of advertisement.
Whether Bert Conn will lead the
,1914 Tigers or not has not been set
tled. Conn did not meet with much
success heer last year, but he is popu
lar in Trenton and will in all proba
bility receive due consideration. It will
bo necessary to build up practically
an entire new club, as what material
Trenton has on its roster Is not capa
ble of furnishing the class of ball to
satisfy the local fans.
From Allentown conies the follow
Whether Allentown will be repre
sented In the Trl-State league this
year will depend largely on the out
[ come of the meeting at Harrisburg
! next week.
| At the close of last season both
; President Balliet and Secretary Max
S. Erdman announced they were done.
! Dr. Balliet is still a little unwilling to
' proceed, but is such a sterling admirer
j of the sport that he has modified his
declination to the extent that he will
not participate unless there be an
j eight-club league., with some one
other than Mr. Carpenter for presi
dent, and he has declared in favor of
George M. Graham, of Philadelphia.
Central High Wins
by Superior Work j
Central High walked all over Kas
ton High at Easton Saturday night,
■winning by a score of 4 4 to 24. Etui
ton led In the first half, owing to the
referee's failure to call fouls, but in
the second half Central showed su
periority and walked away with the
Gerdes led for Central, but the work
of Rote and Fisher at times was sen
sational. Fast and Fisher were in
I the game to win all the time, playing
Easton off their feel. Eeininger was
Easton's star. The line-up'and sum
Rote, f. Lahr, f.
Yader, f. '..eininger, f.
(Bowman) Brunner, c.
Gerdes, c. Romlg, g.
Fast, g. (Shirer)
Fisher, g. McCarthy, g.
Field goals—Gerdes, 8; Rote, 5;
Yoder, 4; Fast, 1; Bowman, 1; Lahr,
1; Leininger, 7: Brunner, 2. Fouls—
Fast, G out of 10; Leininger, 4 out of
1. Refferee—Snyder, Lehigh. Scor
ers—White and Saul. Timers—Mot
tlce and Bowman. Time of halves—■
The Carroll basketball team defeat
ed Lykcns on Saturday, score 31 to
The John K. Royal leam will meet
the Crescents on the Tech floor to
night at 7.45. ,
[JANUARY 5, T9T4L
"Garry" Herrmann's Warning
Tells Federals to Go Slowly
Fair Rivalry Will Not Be Resented, But Contracts Must
Be Considered as Sacred
By Associated Press
Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 5.—A distinct
warning to the Federal League not to
Infringe on what clubs in the national
agreement consider their rights, is
given in the annual report of August
Herrmann, chairman of the National
Baseball 'Commission, made public
"The Federal League, which operat
ed clubs in 1913 in territory occupied
by national agreement clubs, did not
attain prosperity or prestige," the re
port says. "A passive policy has been
pursued by the commission and the
leagues directly affected toward that
organization, but If contractural and
reservation rights of national agree
ment clubs are not respected by its
(Federal League) promoters, It may
become necessary to employ strenuous
Fine Exhibit of Fowls at '
Lewistown Poultry Show
Special to The Telegraph
Lewistown, Pa., Jan. s.—Officials of
the Mifflin County Poultry Association
are elated over the success of the
J Third Annual Poultry show, just closed
here. Several thousand people at
tended the exhibit. Among: the ex
hibits that attracted more than ordi
nary attention, were the Black Lang
shans exhibited by Mrs. Prank Specht,
which carried off all prizes in their
class. The Toulouse geese, birds of
beauty and mammoth size, owned by
Samuel Billets, carried off all the first
prizes for this breed of fowl. Light
fawn-colored Indian runner ducks, ex
hibited by George B. Hall, G. C.
Khoads and Mrs. G. W. Holbrook,
were all beauties and all won prizes.
Among the prize winners who have
taken prizes at other big exhibits are
the following: W. B. Wilson, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank W. Specht, George B. Hall,
Paul Challenger, George Challenger,
George McCreary, Thomas Jamison,
Up to Commissioners
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By .1 l .... .c/ I'reas
Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 5. Promi
nent personages in the world of or-52 feet 4% Inches.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
The reason other smokers are making
"resolutions" and "turning over anew
leaf" is that they are not getting the
quality smoke their nickels entitle them
to, King Oscar quality satisfies.
Standard Nickel Quality for 22 Years
measures for tha protection of tht.
clubs 6 ma^or an< l minof league
Rivalry will not be resented so
long as league and club rights are not
ignored, but illegal and unsportsman
like interference with, and utter dls- »
regard of established privileges of na
tional agreement clubs will justify the
adoption of vigorous defensive meth
Herrmann's statement Is regarded
as the answer of organized baseball
to the projects of the Federal League
whose spokesmen, including President
James A. Gilmore, have declared that
while they will respect actually play
ing contracts held by national agree
ment clubs, they will disregard the
much-discussed reserve clause, which
they hold to be Illegal.
ganized baseball. Including the mem
bers of the National Commission, rep
resentatives of several minor leagues
and club owners in the two major
leagues, were here to-day for a meet
ing of the National Commission. The
meeting will be very Important as not
only will the commission have to con
sider the claims of the recently or
ganized ball players' fraternity, but the
encoachment of the Federal League
on organized baseball will also have
to be discussed.
The commission intends to review
the claims made by the ball players'
federation and from expressions made
by members of the commission it is
not thought that there will bo any
serious opposition to granting: most o£
the requests of the players.
Governor John K. Tener Is in Cln-«
clnnati attending the meeting of the
The Philadelphia Sporting Writers
will dine February 18 at the Adelphl
Baseball history Is expected this
week in big and little leagues. The
Tri-State will be In line.
King Lear, Princeton's crack twirler,
who has been signed by Cincinnati,
pitched for Waynesboro in 1912.
Wallace C. Maxgeld, of Dartmouth,
made a new junior record, throwing
the twelve-pound shot a distance of