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Saturday- ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH -depemper & 9, 190.; T HE POST-D ISPHTC S PO RT I FOOTBALL RULES COMMITTEE MEETS AT PHILADELPHIA m John C. Bell of Pennsy Says That Game Will Always Be Rough Unless Fundamental Principles Are Eradicated Which is Not to be Desired. Edited byJ. B. Sheridan. SB Special to I'ost -Pis-patch. PHILADELPHIA. I-c. ,c 3. On the tve or tne mefimg oi 1 l-ii.h Hules Commute'1, which will te held here tonight to consider reform in ihe ;ame. John '. ilcll of the University of Pennsylvania declared th:it foo'ball u always be rough units' tiio fundamental principles of the SJine are radiated. ;md that this is riot desir-k. bi. in sj,.akir;g of the ciamoj- for reform he Raid; 'The otnlv kind of roughness mat should be and must be stopped Is intentional roughness, iinn't'i.s;iry brutality The cure of this rests principally with the "fAclals. It tiny are thor-ouihiv competent this unpleasant feature can be got lid of. think this has hn proved on Franklin Field this year. The penalties are seven: etifUg.i if the.y are enforced.'" WlKn Walter Camp issued ?h cad fir tonight's meeting he design a .eo New i ork a.- the place. but owing 1,1 the injure to Prof, ell the wuake, Citv was agreed unon and the m'-inbeis will meet In the Bolievue-Stratford- Alonzo A. Stagg. director of alhie , at the University of Chicago and represent? tlv of the football Interests or the West will arrive in Philadelphia this morning. The other members, including Paul Dashiel of Annapolis preidv.t; Walter Camp of aie. sec o-tarv; Prof. L. M. Ier,nis of Cornell. Prof. J. H. Fine of Princeton and Robett Wrenn of Harvard have signified their intention of being present. COLLEGE OFFICERS WOULD REFORMRUGBY Representatives of Thirteen Universities Meet in New York and Agree to Work for Preservation, Not Destruction of the Game. special to Tj Poat-Kitpateb. M:V YORK. Deo. Representatives .f IS universities and college?, called together by Chancellor McCracken of New York University, to consider the football situation, voted not to abolish the earn?, but to reform it. The resolution was passed, 15 to .s. a.nd those present stood as follow?: Jn favor of abolishing; the fame; jitevers. 1; Columbia, 2; Union. 2; Rochester. 1; New York University. 2. In favor of reforming the- game: WfS-levan. 2: Rutgers. 2. Haverford, 2; Sw.irthmor0, 2; Syracuse, 2; Rochester, 3; West Point. 2; Fordham, 2. President Res of Rochester and Chancellor McCracken were among those who voted to blot out the game. The two representatives from Lafoy- tr'.iv. Preside:-:: Wa rflelu .:id Prof. .iarsh. refused to vote. Neither Yale. Harvard. Princeton, Pennsylvania nor orncll was res-repented. C -1. Howse of Weft Point proved a strong defender of the game. He said it needed some modifications, but that the Wen Point authorities were heartily In favor of it. The ev. J. C. Hart of Fordhs.m said he did not desire to see the same abolished, but did want seme reforms. A rules committee to govern football was favored, to consist of representatives of the various institutions. Over 20"' invitations will be sent to the various universities and colleges to appoint delegates and have them meet for the first time in this city on Dec. 28. The Idea in the formulation of rules is to make the game less dane.-rous and make changes which will bring about e detection of foul or brutal nlay. 5H THE SPORTS MANS NICHE President Orthwein of the Horse Show Society deprecated tjc interference of friends to bring about a reconciliation between him and the recalcitrant Mr. Prat ton, urging their penectly lovely quarrel was a private affair. Private, hey.' No quarrel can be private, wnen ir. Hraiton is a party to it. Tne gentleman trom Tyrone believes in the l- r:ciK-nce of proper puui-city, and wita the instinct ot the natural. a3 oistin-g-usned from the hothouse pugilist, take? douceo. good care that the news of ms quarrels reaches ..u,.' readers , very at u-rn-'w-n - through the Posl-LMs-patch. e are with Air. crthwein on ill'- ethics of the case, nut Mr. .Bratton is too K-Kd a man tor a newspaper for us to s-ass up. Bratton makes hue copy I'tid more of it. Is it not about titrv? 'hat the Knight of Kerry. Sir James Morloy, John ,T. Lavin, 10. J. Drown, Capt. D. J. O'Cal-1-iKhan get together and devise the best mcai-s to keep down the jack raPnit nuisance in Kansas? The sport which j & i h t .c."i(-.-m. rsi iuiii u, ine late teu O'Keefe. loved so well that he called it 'coorsln'," seems to me in a sad decay !'.eron bouts. There was a wild Celt named Bratton. Whom every o?ie said should be sat on. Hut he arose In his chair, Then chawed tip the air And threw such a scare Into the good people there That they gave up in despair The th-ught and the care -Of squatting on squat John Prattor.. Yesterday we paid hur-ied tribute to tiic husbandly qualities of the dingo farrier. P.ob Fitziimnions. We could not the time do the subject full Justice. We have said that Red Robert has len a pood husband. W will g further than that, and say that as an allrotind husband he has known few equals and no superiors up to 158 pounds. First, hi- married an English domestic. He divorced her, then espoused an American burlesque actress and contortionist. Upon her demise Tie imni diately looked up with a French concert singer, upon whose tremulous treble la- v-i-o-Tjoscs to spend $2.i"h prospecting for a real contralto note. Nothing of the narrow specialist about old Bob. He Is truly pit-it in all departments of the matrimonial iranie. Any woman who buys a ticket in the lottery is llaM 1o dmw thi-i red onion. No sooner does n. well-h.lancinK and comneusatine; fate Telifve i'l'Ti if one wife thin he becomes taralyred with the thought i.f havlrrr s.tic.e m.-ey tot blmsel'. a :.,1 is cr.n-s-'i'i.l iih h.-t of ptneort i-i-r aothr. Tei'crc the ink is drv ti)K-n the decree. r- Mi,- s-' in t:nmed over the cofHu the food Fr.r. ir. un ' l the mo.:nd cry ing. "Next; step lively, iaiies, ftep lively:'' Now you ha e got to give it to a suck-r like that. In an emptsome Just to avoid saying fulsome eulogy of Alonzo Stagg. a Chi cago paper says that Walter Camp thinks so much of him that he has always kept him on the Rugby Ruios Committee. In the light whk'h football at present stands this well-meant statement seems as much of a boost as ' one to the effe.-t that John MeCall kept j nauueey Pepew In the directorate ot the New York Life would be. E DELANEY AT SLUMS 0. Alumni Association Displeased With Work of Dowd, Seeking Their Old Trainer. Displeased by tho showing mute by the foot nail team hist season gentlemen in charge of athletic affairs at t. l.ouis I mversit y are verv eager to secure the services jf the old coach and trainer. Martin IJelanev. for who left the eol.tge last spr.ng to go with the Kansas city Athletic ;iub. This, of course, means the passing of Trainer I nomas Dowd. who succeeded Delanev .'itSt. Louis Liiivcrsity. The- Alumni Association, which has charge of athletics, Is at present endeavoring to secure monev enough to guarantee D lanev the saiarv of i25 per annum. Del.uicy was paid J12it a yar when he was at the university. It t ho :eceived a.n offer from the Kans.i.-i City Athletic Club of rj. ho said that the ofr'r was too good to refuse, but he would continue to give the university the. bene tits or his services ; ior yiiiKt, or $:.) a year less than he ! was offered by Kansas Cltv. The alumni would not accent this nmnnsi- tion and Deianey's resignation, much to nis surprise, it is whispered, was accepted. Dowd was obtained from Holv Cross College and took charge of the football eleven. There were rumors of discontent expressed even before the Iowa game, but thy were as a calm before the storm com Dared to i lie tornado of iur; mat nurst forth on the hard worKing little Celt s head when the jowy aarne was lost Me was accused of not having the men 1:1 condition, of being responsibi ior iiieii iacK or tf-amwork. in short, it was insinuated tnat if he had not been in charge of tne team St. Louis would nave ri versed the score. Tommy Dowd. wnen informed of the srry. said; "l have heard inv work criticised, but am plenty big enough to stana ior i'. and do not intend to answer one word of the criticism that has been hurled at me. I never was a milksop apologist and do not intend to be one now. I have nothing to say, except that I know my work and will do ir." To the criticism of the coach that the St. Louis U. boys were not In rood condition Thanksgiving Day, one of Dwd's friends asked that the" coach's side of the question be presented. He claims that Dowd. used to the strenuous stunts of the Eastern teams, worked his men hard and long from the initiation of the practice. Some of the men would not stand for this labor and several of them 1,-ft the field during the practice and ran to the clubhouse and locked themselves in their lockers so Dowd could not get to them. Later. lackadaisical tactics were adopted in the evening for reporting, and Dowd would often have to wait from an hour to two hours with his hands in his pockets for some of his men to make an appears nee. He could not reprimand or discipline them, for there was no one to take their place. Then it is pointed out that tne easy schedule of the St. Louis U. boys taught j them that they were invincible and they did not work as earnestlv as they should, because the;- thought that Iowa, too. would be easy. The redeeming feature of the Thanksgiving Day game was the indomitable pluck of the St. Louis players when they did find they were beaten, and their pi tick v offense and desperate defr-nse when'ihey found that Sportsman's Park was their Waterloo." SHARPE ASKS A. A. U. TO AMEND RULES Famous Eeferee Complains That the Amateur Boxing Laws Are 'Vitally Weak. Hirry Sharpe, the well-known pugilistic authority, who has re:ereed most of the boxing bouts held in tins vicjuij for the past nve years and who om-cu.ied in that capacity at the Stadiu.i, during the Olympic championship box-,n,i- events, aesires to be tne author improvements in the bx:ng ru.e? the Amateur Athletic Union which hi. Ye pte.ai.ea lor me jast oi cv.ie. Air. sharpe said Saturday mornm. '.Now that the Police Board haw agreed with the officials of the M. A. C. that the directors of this organization are within their rights in ho!din bouts at their discretion, I believe that the time is feasible for the officials o tne A. A. U. to make some change in their boxing rules that will make th. sport better Ior all concerned. Tne rules at present in vogue are antiquat- : ed. For instance, under the A. A. I. rules; "What constitutes a clinch, and shall I a contestant be permitted to hit in the , clinches while breaking away, or shall i !-r,'Mk- he clean? I The usual interpretation of the rules at the nresent time have been that, a clinch occurs whenever either man is holding, and that neither must then strike until after the break, which must be clean. This upon the supposition! that these rules are intended to encour- j age and promote long range scientinc , boxinc and not infighting, as practiced under Marquis of Queensherry rules. Under the latter rules a boxer may continue to strike so long as his nan da , are free, notwithstanding the fact that ids opponent may be holding with both j hands. If mv interpretation of tne amateur i ruh-s is' correct then it necessarily to). ; lows that when a contestant leads and immediateiv clinches he will nov be. j given credit for the lead, i-ut will be . penalized for the clinching, for tue rea- son tnat nis act yiacrs iw at a disadvantage, because the latter is not permitted to strike during the clinch, and it would be. manifestly unfair to credit a man with points merely b-au?e be leads, however wildiy. tails to land and immediately falls into a clinch. . . . "Rule IT. it is true, gives to tne inr.CT power to decide any question vt nreratton of rules, but reterees ! i L -.' i RUGBY GETS THE RHINO Yale Eeceived About $80,000 for Three Games Michigan Made $25,000. JV o.-fi . 3 -4 sJ'.n !SwV 1 fe S X' if. BY UOIUIY M tl.THOI R, rSjveeial ;o Clio l'eM-Iit,ji.,-li. 11 IIMO, 1 ' 1 ' i Sieeial to the roKt-Dlsjiatoh NKW HAVEN", Conn., Dec. 9.-A1-though the exact totals from the Y;le football games are not yet fully available, it I.J now rmr -In .U... -. - . t- three important and best-attended i XEff Y'ORK, Dec. . I:i my opiuirn games of the season there will be about 1 the fur teams now leading ii: the- ix-fl'geS sales of 9Jpy W race at Mad.son for the Yale-Columbia, the Yale-Har- -'arde' will retain their positions to the vard and the Yale-Princeton contests : end. All ure too strong to io.se inv were as follows: Yale-Columbia game. ! srou-id. and the ra--c s now at the st' m fowl; i ale-Princeton game, 2!'.T44; Vale-iwherj the constant grind has had 'its Harvard game. 4,3,-W'. j effect on the sprinters. All the seats for the three games were1 if the flni.-h tonight narrows down to , . "- " iLi iiumoer oi H-'ais ooiiiinv jA-ut-ii Hn-i iddie ftot it - v... ,.T,fc, iiiutving a total oi icv.- 4S8 received by the universities for equal division. Yale's home game this fall netted a tidy sum. the receipts from the Brown match being something like $2.Wi. This is the iurgest total in Yale athletic history. BEDELL AND ROOT WILL SPRINT FOR CYCLEJjACE M ONEY Walthour Finds It Hard to Pick the Winner in Tonight's Sprint at the Finale of the Six-Day Contest. V sp;-; it! , ns. Special to the Post-Iiisnatrh. ANN" ARBOR. Mich., Dec. 9. The university ot Michigan Athletic Asso ciation made $25,000 profit on the 1905 tootball season, enabling them to pay $5000, the remainder of a debt for improvements on Ferrv Field, the college atmetic ground. be hard to pick the winner, for these as' th Wi.il.- 1 ms Hoot faetv.n ioi m the rlLiinpiuiisliip coin-it -o! Is iiv tt,. -t'...... I 1. d-11. th.. Lo,:if Klnrt l...v h- l,i .. ;vf--'-'-l rlv.ti bc;itn j,, li.-uworK. w.ucli ciuiis for a ko..) deal In a mil.' race, which the lea. his will have !. rid-! to decide which wins. ViV.i ",r" -''"f. that Fogler could K, his share of the nard work todav. when i expect to pee some desperate strue-g.es betwe. th,. l..Hj.rs. t woll(j t i.csii.i,.; to select Root and hii Tv.,rm.,- winners. ii van ous" sections maynot all agree, and mis- unfjerstan-iings follow tu-; interpretations of irresponsible inexperienced referees. "To me the rules seem very incomplete and not the best that could be devised for the promoting and encouragement of boxing by amateurs a grand sport, if properly conducted. If the A. A. U. officials are agreeable T would like in the near future to u?Kf so--e eh.ingos in the rules rhar would govern and rule the sport with. more, fair-mindedness to all concerned." KELLY WOULD FIGHT UEIL The amat--- ir soeker league seems ;o be playing the dog In the manger policy in its war on the professional association. The amateurs profess not to want money, but say that will not have allow the professionals who are hungry for coin to get it. What na'-ter as long as the game Is good at Ku-lage's Club? There are ways of gettin greasy with money other than by takir.g it in at the gate. The ulna proper and unco quid are criticising President Rooseve.it for buying his daughter a British bull terrier for a Christinas present. It may be wrong, but just think how much worse it could have ben. He might ha-n bought her an English lord, a French count or a Russian grand duke for something like the same money. If to dear Cilobe-Democrat is entirely i;iing we will proceed to back the following chunk of bituminous macadam from its honorable snorting page. r,irt); hi regard to Kitmiimmons c(,n- dili-m re-vivol confirmation by an incident nlii-'ii iroiT'l en his pia-l pin. While ti n-i-r.he:- of Ftt t.nklan-l porting men were -Tsn1ini: ::er .hjdee iarr ceurt?.xn 1 lrz-simm-ms. acr-enipanid iy a black dog. so-jerel Joeing flown Twelfth dtree'. When tbey rejiche-l the ".rner r!E;almniorip backed to t'.ie ride of the b-'il-Hns aa-1 reared aaaiut it. It Is unquestionably a fact tliat his Ihr.hs were aalc? and that the hand wjich ht ratael f bni-i airay bearls of peraplTHtlon waa trembling. His breathing wai rpee roo-llc. noil he had erers Indication of beinc in the last taie of exnauation. Judge Geary and t'v-nstahle " ito! I. w-bo khit blai, say Fit was "all in." Iead us to it. rd. lead us to it. eW sr.ien large chunks of ixdn betting on Fitz. A.ny time they be tin to bear the stock in such a case, buy cn a fading market. From th" tone of the above we can see that this fight is "in. ' And think of hat black dog being in the plav. Why. a man who would not hock his shtrt to play a hunch like that is a base Ignoble soul, whose blood is devoid of trie red corpuscle which Mike Monahan. 'he Mad Mick, raves about. Dig up the dough and play the red ball in th cor-n--r pocket. S-e it .-Ink? BENNY YANGER BEST MORAN Chicagoan Makes First Appearance in Long Time and Shows Good Form NEW YORK. Dee. 3. Benny Yans-r. the Tipton tdasner. made his first metropolitan af-pearance in the ring last night at the Hudson River A. C. in a three-round bout with Tony Moran. an Italian boxer of some note. Althouen Yanger is a native of New York, he has never appeared here, having made his reputation In the West. Moran was tbe heavier of the two. but was not in it with Yanger in science and generalshis'. Moran resorted, it is claimed, to all kinds of unfair fighting and the bout was storped in the third round. Coonev Would Like to Get One More Wallop at the Italian. Coc-riey Kelly, the. gtreator boy who nas defeated Nick Santora- the Chicago bantamweight, now out with a defi lo Frank ie Neil, and who has drawn with Gus Bezenah. the Cincinnati boxer, is soliciting a match from Jimmy Walsh, Harrv Tennev or Neil. Kelly wants the weight to be 115 pounds ringside and the match to be for the legitimate bantamweight cham- 1 pionship of America. ; Kelly is one of the cleverest boys in ! the ring at the present, time and would undoubtedly give a good account of himself against the topnotchers. Kellv is employed at the National Stokyar-js in Fast St. Louis, and his temperate habits and regular employment keep him continually In excellent condition. BOXING BOOMING THE GSEAT CHRISTMAS NUMBER ... IF THE. . . POST - DISPATCH Out Eo Sunday -:- December 10th -r- DON'T HISS 1T CIRCULATION GUARANTE'. D OVER 260r000 ANSWERS JO SPORT QUERIES he welTrreiyht ctu -- I,. I,I1YP -""Tie is rconV .Toe Wl-ott. J. K. w.-Wiil yen 'nfcm ru if i'ire is official detailed were r,f plavs u-ft of f.v.t-ball game aa in t-a sel-all-; M. A. R. A be-s l.-rst- that 'tattlip? Nel-(Kin is taller fhflii ,11 in my Itrttt; which wins? Nelnon i tbe tolh-r. P. A. S. Wh.i Is the champion w-e-tler of America ': Hackcn"-hnildt. KACETBAf,xr HAVANA. Americans Aim to Build Horse Racing Circle in Cuban City. NEW 0P.LH.VNt5. ftu isJa. track is next summer winter racing nouncevl hcr- tnat a new to pe i.uijt in Havana an-1 tliat tliero will i,; ttiere under the jurisdiction of one of trie American racing organizations. The new- plan lias the support of President Palms and a number of the wealthiest rulun , .- -inu-r on tne i3land have been interested Crr.nr.d have already been leased within a thort distance of navaria HVul on street car lui" and the contracts l-Jtri0'" "'UCtioA Of the grandstand. Quite a number of American turfmen are interested in tne pian. and it is believed that i large number of horses whlc h now p to New Orleans. San Francisco and Los Angeies. win go there IN OLD NEW YORK Three-Round Goes Are All the Fashion and Fighters Are Hiking From All Points. Sp"-il to the ret r'la;at'h. NEW YORK, Deo. P. A great boxing boom has struck New orK and it seems as if it had come to stay. A conservative estimate of the clubs already in ex-ist.-nc is lOO, ami new ones are springing up with remarkable rapidity. Fignr'-rs from ail the cities in the n,ast are being attracted by the lode-n,.,ne ot New l'-rKs tnrt e-ro una "exni-oii.i.ins." lii boxing is restricted to private CijI-s an-) oniv members and Kifsts are permitted by la.w to witness uie ooius, out it is .a very simple matter to re-c,me a member, aim this is done by each person betore he is allOveq p, , n ter ihe nail in which the ring is pi toned, i ii" iaw lorbuis the charging ot admis-snn to see the bouts, but trie oiub man-j.ers-g-t over tnis diniculty by cnar-.n an initiation fee. I he tariiciiMnts in the bouts are not supposed to receive any momentary lonsni'-ratioii for the exnlbitions. tiut ibis matter is settled between them jnd the manager of the chin betore they appear in the ring. The prices paid to the lighters for their services rang- from to according to Uie standing- ot tin- club before which lie a i o. :i rs. Vmirw -orbit. W'lHe L-wis. fck i Russell. Kid Williams and others -f j th.it -!nss nave oe-n seen in action in this city, and will continue to give exhibitions" as long a." they cm g.-j titer up the d'.Uars. Tommy Murphy of Philadelphia also boxed nn exhibition in tin's city last week, and Benny Yanger. the Chicago tighter, is here, and has appeared at the stage of otic of the f,-:iiot duns. CROSS 10 WRESTLE ANCIENT GEORGE Englishman Will Meet Baptiste in the Old Cumberland StvTe. V George Baptist, the local middleweight wrestler and Thomas K. Cross have, been matched tor a wrestling match to iitia at iioa Douglas gymnasium within the next two weeks. Tne tirst bout between the men will be at the Cumberland style, which is supposed to favor Cross, who is an exponent of this type of mm work, which requires the victor to unbalance, and throw his opponent to l.is knees. The second bout is to l.e ;U ca tch-as-catch-mii and the third will be decided by the toss of a coin. Kaptiste. it is claimed, injured and slightly twisted the ligaments of his knee in his match with S. Lee; Roy two weeks ago., hut he expects to j be in first-chss sliar-e in a few days. j FRIDAY'S BOWLING SCORE. i re sen's :soiT herns Central I,enp.c. Hi :k-c-rs 2. IJelletontalne- l,rnK'nr, Vlacarsg 4. 'Iiik-s 1. -tvinKT'iu 4. I ive V- 1. M-inoaitsr.? 4, .ly in r.1:i s 1 f ntl.nlle l enuue. Progressive s ,-:, I 1 n .n MlHnekr-dts 4. LiTfni" 1. WANI TO BET ON BIG Slim GAME Many Sportsmen Have Money to Bet on Contest Between Leaguers and All Stars. The socker game arranged for Sunday at Sportsman's Park between the repre sentatives of the St. Louis Foot bad Association and the All-Star team, which opposed the famous English Pilgrim team, is attracting more attention than any association event held in St. Louis since the historic battle between the Cycling Club and the St. Teresas, played in IStv; at South Side Park. Like that great game, this will be Tor the championship of the city. Sunday's match will be the first time since 1S98 that efforts to bring the rival aspirants for public favor together have succeeded. The betting on the game, owing to the abse-.ce of All-Star money, has receded from odds of 3 to 1 to 2 to 1. and the fo low ing gentlemen announced to the sporting editor of the Post-Dispatch Saturday moining that they have fTie loliowtng sums to wager on the eleven .- T . . c; T . . . . ! T 1. . , . : . tionr Dr. Murray, anv amount from $25 to $1000; C. A. Peterson. $250; Louis Mc-Namara, $100; John Finnegan, $c-0; Dan Dcvaney, $30: Phil Kavanaugh, $25. The following desire to back the All-Stars : L?o Cornet. $100; John Tully. $23; Louis Zepp, S2'j; Johnnie Comerford, $50. y YOUNG ERNE WHIPS NEARY i . I Milwaukee Man Had No Chance With the Clever Phila- delphian. DEATHS INCURRED PURSUING SPORT "" i-t FootbaU Leads With 21 Fatalities, Baseball Sends 11 Persons to An-other World, While AutomobUing is Responsible For But Two Serious Occurences 6pac;al to the. Poat-Dispatcb. NEW YORK. Dec. 9. Death r. aped a rich harvest among men who play games during the year now coming to a close. As usual football leads, with 21 victims. Baseball is second, with 11 fatal strikeouts, and the running turns next with nine fatalities. Eoxing. supposed to be most brutal of all sports, reoorded only six deaths, wiich is only ono more than the total for the yeai previous. A noticeable fact in connection with the lists of deaths for the past season is that automohiling, which is generally regarded as a dangerous sp-.-rt, has but two fatalities to record for the wiole year. The names of young Frank Croker and his machinist are the only ones inscribed on the list. Three of the most notable men in the professional ranks, Oldficld, Kiser and Jay, met with serious accidents. Of -course this is not meant to include private citizens riding in autos or run over by them. Baseball thia year was rather a ple-ant pastime .-ompared with the previous year, when i'l amateur and eeroi-profvssiomj players met death on th held, only n were killed tlus vear. Even the sports that seem the safest, claimed victims in lfi. One man was Kiliert w hilc playing golf, another loer his lite at polo, and another wa kill1 while wrestling. Two youths met thrir deaths while practicing In gvmnasiums. 1 here were three weil-known Jockevo killed whi.e performing at varlouo tracks, namely, Wonderlv, wenrlck axd McCafferty. The majority of football plavers and boxers killed were untrained, unltnown athletes. To the casual observer it is plainly Hp-parent, first, that football if a mof. dangerous sport; second, automobiUn is not as death dealing as many up-pose; third, baseball recorded more-deatus than foottiall in 1904, and six Ies than football during the present year, and lastly, that boxing seldom kill and, rarely ever cripples men who are adept scholars In the "manly art of self-defense. " SOCKER FOOTBALL. T"he tt. Mathews defeated the Hdy Ro sary team Friday afternoon at Kenncrly and Belleglade avennea by the gc-ore of a to l. be tcore was 1 to 0 in faor t tbe Holy Rotary team at the end of tbe first balf. bnt they were ontplayed in th second balf. Toe Holy Rosary team claims tnat a toui was made and a St. Mathews man ahot the winning goal before tas error could be rectified. Lee MeJUea of tbe Holj RoM.ry team wa the particular atar ef tbe game, his playnsc hein? fast and clean. The teams played 4.j- minute halves, wlrn lo mtnntes intermission. The Central V. M. C. A. foott.aii team will plav the St. Louis t niver- I sity eleven on the Triple A grounds Saturday, oee. 3. at 3 p. m. i nn neutral's lineup for tomorrow's game is likely to be the strongest that has yet appeared, and a lively contest tor honors is confidently expected. The lineup will probably be as follows: J Smith. Senne. W. Smith. Webb and Alberts, forwards; Corbett. Hurst and Covne or Hance, halfbacks: Stephen-ton and Skinner, fullbacks, and Mills, goal. Look out for the Great Christmas Number 'of the Sunday Post-Dispatch. Out tomorrow. Circulation over '.'. Outcast Pir!ty 4. Hornets I. Catukills Oazrks I.ensrue. Re-.de RetoH Ijentttir. Swept-;? j Steeini to tne I'-st-IMsiat-h. j MILWAUKEE, Wis., Dee. Young j Lrne had no trouble in getting the de-: cision over Chailes Neary of Miiwau- kee. in eight rounds last night. He out-l fought, out-boxed, out-rougned and out-i puncheHi the local boy. who was making tne oest ngnt he has ever put up in a local ring. There were only two rounds where Neary was able to even things with the Philadclphian. rilr Tcnpln l.f.itur. ?po-rt?man-s St. l.oufs 1. ASCOT PARK ENTRIES. Pe. S. Saturday's A- r.e.imi:on M. 4. . C. league. l.tncohis i. IVT-s AVr,nLESt. rai.. J C"t i'aru enmea foiloiv i First rg.-e, selling. Kutiiritj- roiirae-Regal, :ll': .'nter. I p; Aionoii. KIT; I'lnf Deng I). i 1- 7: I-.lui.ra, p'7: i"oenr de I.een, 107: Kwlfiuna. ;P -J: Rlle Kinney. P-,: I'hilanthropW. 104: ; '..-n;h:ie. : Keiador. 1CM: InKietor Halnin. ite . ii;. j,;,; 'Vitada, !. unbiA an-1 i eTifral HigTi Seh---t tat!s sr'""'1. "'" ediug. mile arid a 'tMnt! eyeninir o- lyiii-mna Hall. ; ' '"' p- .racefin. tier. j.--k. f ' -iHiaD, ij; inaafiuam, iv; y- BASKETBALL will t-lay this Tbe ame iil he csinr At 2 .'.lock this afterrocti toe Ite.-dhenF" High f.-h.-.;l elr!i from Ib..-dhuse. vrill oppose the (VDtral High fv-h--e cirls at Louisiana Hull. sit furlorifs Kusrenia 116; Haiflzrra. 112; l'H: Susie (inxling. In2; Ma.-tersoii, 93; Ketropaw. The M.inii.! Tr.ilnms S-Ji.xil ii"- -,efarP.i S-m.th Ac9-Iemy last nicht a' Irttiiatsaa Hall l-v a score cf -o to 10. CRESCENT CITY ENTRIES. IV- Cltr t ;.i Hunt :fl:e. - Jtn. I''-: farm.. Ihimiital ltej. M7: e., !.'.: Meht Mar--, ---lis ;t .-.X 1 1 ' I'd : 1-iti: Look out for Number of the t-ie OreRt Christinas Sunday Post-Dlsnatcb Out tomorrow. Circulation over 2&.vj. Baseball in Yucatan. -V''"! - '''e l ost-Il- aiHi MOBILE. Ala.. Ie,.. S.ri r the South Atlant,,; lneue nn i i? ,i r I 1 l,.r,. in a fPp- ,1., e" ".V" 1 roin caum, with two basebaM uX?' YV un of members of ,i, 'fam'.- ma3' f i ne iiKinirv t;,. ' ,us leagues . , i, : ; t- ' vvl,i e ui iuii rum.-, i - itii-atan tinucdu.it;; oprini- iv.-iM ni.ide i:. I,,.-.....,;, V'"" '"' et IHoII.'V " i-,tll ; a le.iir-.ie this winter cutan. ' in Yu- Ope. Tonight x am o cM.k Are yon a Oliriaiman h..,. . tnond or . w.t from T1' 11?: tent ta. UxrUa Br. r da 4 OUT at . . ouj a ina-n n our eaar credit c-., 1 Iw, Cazletea Two boxers fr m England who heard of New York s boxing b-mni and were quick to hurry over are Jim Iionovan an-1 Al U Howes. As loi.g as boxing is conducted unoti "on the level" there is. a good chance th -it it will become a fixture in this citv. Men who know say that if there is tvjuare dealing it is likely that longer bouts will soon be permitted and these men are taking precautions to prevent "faking." "ringing" and throwing bouts. Such actions as that were largely responsible for the prohibition of prize fighting here and they are determined that the new boom shall not be nipped in the bud. Mowka for Cedar Rapids. Jo? J. Mowka. the clever receiver, "-ho rausrht for the Keokuk (Io. ) e -. tdini last year, will be with the Cedar Rapids team In 1H. Mow ka was recommended to Delden Hill, the am. by Silver King, the Brown -,iff-i,(r. who aided Comisk-y in tn xing world's chaniicousiiips in is -.nri-r. c-i -l ftire.:. V,.:'n -Pv. I- C N'or.o .... 1"! : I.i--I W:i i.W-il'. P r-.i.i-a. lei. I.--,- : ! - r;.(i-.-i--' !"-; I--- A -irelm ir!. I". Him. NEW ORLEANS. 1.8 entrleH for Saturday: First rn'-e, five ao,l one. half f.irie.iK"' s.llinit. ' -l-, l.-i:ikin 1C4: l'.o.'-r.c--o. lie; v-li -iai,m 110: ;sv A.u-lni-le. 1-'-'; Ule-i l-oii loS: t 'oniur tu!. K: lirj; Rrlnifnl. 1": lo4: Tr-iKk r--H. !"-: I,)l.al-i :-.r", 1"!; r--H'- to.'.. ' I S-,in..l 'hit I.n-k. P Weileew.l. N-.-le. i: IV. Iiiir-I r.i.- '.OT,; l-.,..;,;- lo-J C,:lu;.-: Mc!wth. loj Fourtii ra- i Stakes. purs Snow. 12! : Heard. IP1: I'uprl-e. 11.".; fla'ume. I-'.".: YtiipK' Sn-- I Ifth ra--e. - ertine. Ill: M-ns-o Vavl. : Trtn. w:...,. ,l. I.l.d It ite..!. :ni. hi.,,, i ml: ' lreni-n'. ir.4; -Ada:. M.. "bd: CU;:-. 1 yjt. : v!,es. to": T.-,e ltt'S'':i it'i Weather cleur track tut'-Apprentice alio" a;i--c. l.,iok ounor t:ie" U.reat Christmas Number of the Sunday Post-Dispatch. rcttiation o-. er -.w. ''t: 'I h- Itm-aian , le.ino. in. Third rae. pn-ye j Tturcb. 11H: p.lsf Hpn'. j Hct HK.Ktlel.. in anao. l-d ; i f-'.i. IV'irtii ra.-c. .-.no mile. The R'.TeraMe Handicap Kugenla Itiirch. 125; Lalonde, !o; R-j-hric. Ikalier. p.; Borwb-Mta. M'i: Va rieties. !(i: s.iis. ...-.; w. H. Carr. 8f; Capltau, I'd; Mill B.. Vio. Fifth r-i-re. aeiiing. mile and one-fonrth Chickadee. 10.-,; IV.rtmiat.is. 1'12: Rostef. 100; r.-aition, :'!: ul-1 Mike, S&; (iolden Green, e.-j; Cotirant, 11,".. Sisth raw. purae. 2-year-olda. flTe and one-hlf r.ir.oiica - oltiroiis'ton. 115: ftood Lm-k, J12: 1'oepinit Tom. lln; Sher'ff Williams, 1; Toiler, loo; IiUna. HI; Mr. Rudd. trT. A;lircuti allowance olatmed. THE GENTLEMEN'S GAME. Tonlcht GimdacK-.- wI Mtte.1 airalnst IVi-rlea who has a cofl rhanee for e,onrl place in the Hanr tbree-ctmhlon ton-riamci: . K Wallace apnin? a surprise lnet Diuht by makln. an average oi ,l JP , ..i i..a eietllent MUlardH. Walla'-.- averaged one point i " Inning for the llrs-4 which a wnnderfal execution for an amn-r.r and would be great work for a pro Wallace 'l'. . , TV. final wore wtt: ie5BIOTJl. i " . r.f Vri.Am aa. Winner scored a hien run or and tbe loser aT-rared .71 and ran 4. DOERR WANTS CRACK AT BRITON Long-Distance Wrestler Would Be Glad of Chance at Cnm-berland Grappler. Fred Doerr. the local 13S-poun wrestler who holds the distinctions with Mike Christ of .engaging Jn the Ions wrestling bout ever held in this vt" ity, is out with a challenge to The K. Cross, the Westmorelandshire ler. who is in Sr.. Louis looking: 1 match. Cross issued his challe through the Post-Dispatch Thur and offers to meet any St. . wrcstlor at ca try, weights, any style." Doerr is one of the cleverest bova in the city and in l?-i3. in a match with Mike Christ, wrestled four hours and ten minutes before being thrown. After a short rest he came, back and threw his opponent twice in one hours and forty minutes. In an ir.-ten lew Saturday morning Doerr said: "I think that some other St. Louis wrestler should be given a. chance at Cross besides George Hap-tiste. liapttsle is always given the first chance at cvei-yone lhnt s'eps hia foot wituin the confines of the city. Bap-tisle is getting old an-1 lias had everything coming lot g enough; why not (tlv the young man a chance? Paptiste outweighs this man Lo pounds ami the bom would bo manifestly unfair. I am willing to inert Cross at Id.- own weight and will agree to wrestle him one bout at Cumberland style, one at c,atch-a--alcii-ean and the winner of the fall In the fastest time shall name the atyle for the third bout." Brown defeated I-'PPT 'V,,? tournament at tb Royal laft oigbt hy m nlng three atraisbt ?aine?. The final came in tbTTiraml pa-s li xbrf --ihlon tournament will b- pboed J' Last nifht Uecker defeated HcOman. - to the Great Christmas Sunday Post-Dispatch. Ixo't out for VmTiVr of the Out tomorrow. Circulation over 29.'. OAKLAND ENTRIES. -Followins are I BBSS BE A II'IAN We are Sperlallata for FHenri ad Weakacaaea f ME. nort yiKS OMY. We ure wllIlM rare oar patients tinder abso-Inte inamatre of , iy.(. fiirloia:-i. th" r-p.-ent '.-,ori jid.le.l-Hlg'.i Chance. -'nr- !""-; H'dio-ina. t'-s l-:ila:".:i-h. 11s: WaterwiiiK. l.i Serciere. 121; Holla. ': Tuc nam. 1 iv and I'-., rv a Mivder entrj .,, ,-. n.i.'e (OKI tbtve-sUtf .I,.-iftei:ii. !; n-: ! Cftr !!: It. 11: or:- ii;; r-e!l. n t::a-- i j -).KI.ANr. fat. Iieo. Hou-jiiy eiju-les: I Kirvt rai-e. tuirteeu-aiTteentha of a mile. tuir. f.,r 1 VfHi , 1,1. .K.nn int. v11,,vi!t)n ! l'o: .Vonle. H7: Siberheela. lof; l'wreruniier. ' P-i: -riKiio. Ict2. So-Mid ra- e. i-utiiritv e.nirse -Father CaC-;i- ei::. Hi : 1 in 112; Cnarlaton. 112: Key del ii .ii.de. loH; Dr. (Jardner, loS; Ga.aosa, p'-,; b.ihv Hee, b: Wsrwheel. 105. Third race. fire furloug-- miad.. 12.'!. Toiolaw. 117: Young Pilgrim. Ill: H. I-. Frank. lon: claw,!,-, io,; 'roudIiht. J'. Fourtii race, tulle. Crock-- M-llIni stake Pen t-;.t cher. 117: San Nicholas. 107: J-.-dse. lo7: 1nrgn. 1e2; Princess Tltaoa, t9; lied I Kif'h rce. seTen furlonrs Eckersall, !!" J rholk Hedrl- tt. 107; Gloom? Hm, 107; We-to.-d. 107: l-lckles. pi7; Cetirehl. 10?; Corn SiTtb race, ni'le and h a'tteenth-Ink. 110; No Remark. 107; Rlue Kyea. 107: Hueh , Gottau. 107; I'trtn foot. 107; Water Cur'.-, !" ! Not a Dollar Paid CITY PABK ENTRIES. Out tomorrow, t le. 8. Citr Park Liederkranz Concert. ,t,v.,, r the T.ie.lerkranz wnl give their first grand urdr.v nt fc;!5 P. n Library Corner-Stone. ' The cornerstone of Barr Branch. St. Louis Public Library, will be laid Saturday afternoon at Jefferson and Lafayette avenues. Tbs builtllng will ccit I7.000fc musical concert feat- it the society a hall. Thirteenth su v. . an . - , enne. Eleven mi mo. c;r,t,rise .' . i. t,.r llu lilVSl.- (the Piograrn 1 he s oc sc . . j sioii are: .mis. - ; , ii.. i-.r,. V.ctl- :.. Piaii-i. a. .il I ;. ,.' . i . ...io. TI i'-ni I ni.s.1 j-'-io. !..... . ..,,.! ..... i; t'l.'c 'to'-- Mid-o-ist. 'i'l.e 1 by Hictiaiu .". ",r- Miss l.i wn. be in i ti.irgc oi ; It iilor will be clioruscs w ill '"'- !' Time. - rw-.i ! liiH.nond Where you can ak. coofl d fl d Cbrlaunaa. Cail tour. XF,W OP.I.KANS. La entries for Saturday: I'trt race. sereD furlongs. purse-T'adr VC, Yorkshire 105. Raron Esher 110, Bryan 1 12. Second race, mile and elphth. slllns Sanction !.", Harry Stephens t. (ireat Ea"rn lol. Mohw'd, R-iectio H4. Hymettti" p4. R-veii:e 107. Th rd race, six furlon. handtcap-Astarl-ta !, IVIle Strome Pi. letout !. Kstrad I'alnia lod. Salai;e lim. fourth iace. o:ie mile, the Toliae Selling stake- Iazile. it j ; Eim,r. U4 ; Yorkshire I.d. f.: 'Misa Rftte. loO; Clifton Fort'. 10-j: Careless, lol; "Shan-ana. t".); r!j II. 1"7: F.lilutt. 114. I i'tl. rare. ,.i. r! i,,ii, a: - He len. t'': !.-. !.iT.v. ;.:;; c.ci !.,,e PC: M..are. f l-".t j .x:l r-i----. lit.- fiir.oi.i. .ellliii; U-"--'-i S"4: H-.petii! (:s. H: .p,e stone. I" : 11 M ' s. loS; R,in H,l. li; T. Crib.' ''!a f . 10. f.rt.ienne. 1: Ba"- hust. loft; Silent Water. 109; Magls'rata, r.ochSoiU 112; J. Edp-illo, F'P' Oxorla. 11. Aoprtlc aUosraaos Uls4. I We euro Mervoua IebllUj. Ma-lamed Vrlas. Conrlrlia. Illood rol.on. Kidney aod Bladder Troables, aad H peelal Ulneaaea.jol' Men. spkiiM' ihm;am;s ei contracted and chronic cas-s and inflammation stopped in twenty-four hours: cure effected in seven days. We especia.ll ." invite hU DISCOURAGED and DISS AT IS-FIED"sufferers who have t-een treated without receiving a cure to call on us. It will cost von nothing to consult us and iiave an examination of your case made, in I we shall be rlad to tell vou frankly whnt Is your condition and what we can do for you. DOCTOR KING CURES MEN OF Blood aid Sk!i) Diseases. Hum 03b!!it. Kidney and Bladder, Piles, and all Special Diseases of Men. HIS GUARANTEE IS: NOT A DOILVR NEED BE TAID UNTIL CURED." Investigation invited as to his methods. Consultation FREE. If you cannot call, wrl' DR.KINQbk Cor. 6th and fine st.. npp. Globe Democrat. CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH Pennyroyal pills Or.fSnal aad OdIt Omsula. Kr. Always reitble litlea. 4 a. "vTVl i i O ribbon. Taks Saccartua B -tativr.t. Buy sf MOt atfcu Dn.taist for CHICHI iTB ENGLIfaM ia KID d4 ! a boass. ! wita iaa Taka no at her. KafaM tit ticaa aa4 Ine f isur n.r ata. alku.a f-r artiulaei. I Testimonials aad Booklst far Ladlsa. tn lettar. fcr return mall I'J.iaw restlm-il. Boia r-r ali I'mrtists. Chichestsr Cbsmloal Cs., K4I- sa Bi-r, rilll-ADELFHIA. fi. fisr-EVI CUTAWAY i FROM DRUGS Strenva Appliance Ft Jtlljr'l, 1W, Circulating the bkod cure CaatlrMtaaa. Varieaaa. Katttil Valaa and WaakaMa, enlarges an t rf.t(1Tf., fut! vital rncrtv Sold oo trial. Call oi write tor free book, sent sealed, plain. .mm co.,siOoiiT st., in :n b, it ua DR. MEYERS & CO. Persian Nerva Essence X. W. Corner Market M. 71 roadway , st. I.anls. and 't I- ! 1 hr) I llB. 113; in; WHY WAIT TWO WEEKS TO FIND A TENANT VThen you can find hlrn in two d?a throua;n y DISPATCH WANTS! ... A..Aliv.01 -llss v IkuUmwHI t i.f ,r .wu. lH.ioi.1, sad lMiu.ala il ar I;,.. 1-r.iu. iru.luro lbs clrcjls-luasr Uik.-sii.-ii i-rfrt and luiuari a I ai-m-t!f !,.r to !i,e wule t-tng . $1 T to. j U.-. i-u.ruoitta i n.rc t-r rrfuml in tT. M. l.e.l -..l-d ) -k rrve. I'rr.itn MesV j l. " j si.. l'i..J-.-l.ht. j kuid ' -.Iv Iv W.lff t liMtt, Vvm Mart 4-.t : .. 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