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SPORTING SECTION i tSPORTING SECTION WASHINGTON jSUftpK JANUaY 121908 JL Added Starter Takes Speed Handicap at 15 to HAS HARD STRETCH DRIVE 41 Muller the Fayorite Weakens When Final Test Comes Opening Event at New Orleans Causes Sensation When Sellas Marse Abe Is Disqualified and Race Is Given to Ir fanel Frank Lord Has Easy Victory in Third While the Followers of Pow ers Lose on Goldquest Befined Wins THE WINNERS NEW ORLEANS Marie Abe Lee 3 to 1 Frank Lord Powers 5 to 2 Thoma Calhoun Henry 15 to 1 Cooney Brooks 15 to 1 Refined Sklrvln 8 to 1 Sea Salt Henry 8 to 6 OAKLAND Crystal Wave Walsh 9 to 1 Cholk Hedrlch KlnchbmIO to 1 Hodges A Walsh 9 to 1 Rapid Water Dugan13 to 20 Dorado Miller 9 to 20 Adena Klrschbaum 13 to 10 LOS ANGELES Bellmence Martin 5 to 1 Achieve Shilling 2 to 5 Rifleman Burns 3to 6 Edwin Gum Lucurgus 13 to 5 First Peep Preston 4 to 5 Gorgalette Burns 5 to 2 El Cazador Harty 4 to 5 New Orleans Jan II Cooney at 15 to 1 an added starter carrying the colors of BurtcheU won the Speed Handicap the feature of a good card at the Fair Grounds to day after a hard stretch drive from Fixers AL Muller which went to the post a slight favorite er the Inner Ai Muller raced Into a lead of three lengths In the first sixteenth of the Journej but weakened badly in the run through the stretch and Cooney which assumed command outlasted him This was probably the coldest day of the season but It had very little effect on the attendance The track was In wretched shape and withdrawals were many The opening even furnished the sensation of the afternoon which resulted in the disqualification of Cellas Marse Abe and the race glen to Irfaneh Lee rode the Cella colt with Xicol on Irfaneh The riders ere carrying one another out all through the run home but the complaint of Mcol was allowed Mrs Sewell and Hammock Boy were placed second and third respectively Frank Lord Wins Sullivans Frank Lord had an easy vic tory in the second race a six furlong Belling affair Powers took him to the front after going a quarter and never left the result In doubt Caper and Han cock finished heads apart for the place Thomas Calhoun scored a clever victory In the third while the followers of Jockey Powers lost large wagers on Goldquest The latter colt was perhaps best but Powers had him all over the track Ethel Carr who finished second swerved Into Thomas Calhoun at the furlong pole and ill but knocked him down There was no disqualification in this race Refined a 10 to 1 shot proved lastly the best In the six furlong selling Hth on the card and after being outrun to the stretch closed rapidly and ran er HIgginbotham the 9 to 10 favorite iroldproof finished third Summaries FIRST RACK Three furloogs Irfaath 113 Mcol 3 to 2 won Sin Sewall 103 Flynn Wto I second Hammock Boy 110 Alex to 1 third Tim 0 38 3 6 Roseburg II Dr Arm itrong Patriot Brougham Lady Bammon Many Colon Lurid Cousin Mary Douglas and Eusta clan also ran Mans Abo von hut was dls tuallfled or oultng SLCOND RACE 61r furlongs celling Frank Lord lta Poers 54 to 1 won Hancock 99 McCahey lo to 1 second Capec 101 Lloyd 10 to 1 tl rd lime 1 t2 Lord Stanhope Conrllle loetry Pavr Prince Hohenlohe Helen Lucai Black Jantlll CabrllL Rose Marlon and Mimic Diuditer alto ran THIRD RACE One mile and seventy yards Thomas Calhoun Henry 15 to 1 won Ethel Carr 90 Swain 20 to 1 second Gold Quest 106 Poen 3 to 2 third Time 1 56 Lanrlda Himalaya Prescatl Ketchemlke Third Rail Miss Maizoni Jarotte Brimmer listerlne and Bron Thistle also ran fOLKTH RACE Six furlongs the Speed Handl cap Cooney 100 Brooks IS to 1 won At Muller 101 Powers 12 to second heator IK BrussU 5 to 2 third Time 1 19 3 5 Chief Hayes Angelus Evelyn 3 and Kings Daughter also ran Added starters FIFTH RACE Six furlongs selling Refined 6 klrrin to 1 won HIgginbotham 94 McCahey to 10 second Gold Proof 13 Mcol I third Time 1 20 4 Lucy Young Im Rrszke Roj al Onyx and Coon also ran SIXTH RACE One mile and a quarter selling Sea Salt 91 Henry 3 to 5 won Ace High 10 Lee to 5 second John McBrlde 93 Drool 12 to Jhlrd Time 2 19 6 Jungle imp iaay uaciua uo uranae junoerjack Doctor Young and ladre also ran Oilller toL second EL Hodaa 10 Bnd 40 to third Tim 1 13 2 6 Carmellna Bal sane My Bui BUlr watanuvcoeruia and loti of Gold also ran TAY0EITES HAVE DAT 0 Five Choices Out of Seyen Races in Front at Los Angeles Los Angeles CalJan 1L The Owners Handicap at one mile was won at Banta Anita Park to day toy the favorite Rifleman In the fast time of 157 3 5 Favorites won live of the seven races The summaries FIRST RACE Selllnst en mile Belmence 101 VUrtln i to woa SanrMa 104 Burns 2 to 2 second Kelll Racine 99 Lycnrgos 9 to 1 third Tim 1 40 Stony Lee UtUe Minister Pepper and Salt Taos and Bon Vrrant also ran SECOND RACE Purse three furlongs Achieve 107 Shilling 2 to won Copper Princess 107 Burns 4 to 1 second Madeline 107 Mosgrare SO to 1 third Time 0 34 3 i Queen Grove Frank Clancy Royal 8tone Calora Semper Fidelia Knight of the East Bey El Dlar Passos and Orphan Boy also ran THIRD RACE Ownen Handicap one mile Rifleman 90 Burns 3 to 5 won Stanley Fay 85 Martin 11 to 6 second Marster 90 McCaithy to third Time 1 37 2 5 Ampedo also ran FOURTH RACE Santa Anita Handicap one and one quarter miles Edwin Gum 100 Lycurgus 13 to 5 won Colonel Jack 101 Rosa 7 to 2 second Frank Fllttner 110 Preston to 2 third Time 2 05 2 5 Arlmo and Llzaro also ran FIFTH RACE Selling one and one halt milts First Peep 104 Preston 4 to 3 woa Big Bow 103 Mllano 4 to 1 second Baron Esher 11 Burns 7 to 2 third Time 2 21 4 6 Mamie Algol GentleHarry and Boslot also ran SIXTH RACE Selling on mile Oorgalette 110 Burns 6 to 2 won Rustling Silk 105 Nelson 7 to 2 second Elle 107 Burkwlll 10 to 1 third Time 1 39 4 6 Lucky Lad Bonnie Prince Charlie Illusion and Sink Spring also ran SEVENTH RACE Selling one mile El Cazador 115 Harty 4 to won Perry Wicks 113 Bo land 60 to 1 second Meddling Daisy 110 Mus I grave 10 to 1 third Time 1 40 Badly Used Pontotoc Monaco una ray Me jrastoso sauna and Varpessa also ran DUBOIS AFTER JOCKEY LYNCS Is Dissatisfied with Services of Knapp and Will Pay Well for Former Special to The Wash Initon Post New York Jan 11 William Dubois owner of the Patchogue stable which will race such crack horses as Nealon and Charles Edward thi9 year has made an offer for the services of Jockey Eddie Xynch a rising young light weight who has been causing a sensation thi winter at Oakland Dubois became much dissatisfied with the work of Jockey Knapp last fall and decided to cut the latter out of his employ Lynch It was said recently might enter the employ of Frank Farrell but negotiations did not come to a head before the boy got into trouble with the Oakland stewards because of several queer rides Those who have seen Lynch on the Coast say that he is a natural horseman possessing a cool head and much clev erness in getting away from the barrier He needs experience and Bubois thinks that he will develop into a second Miller or Dugan if he can sring him to the Jockey Clubs tracks GEORGETOWN THE WINNER SELECT TRACK LEADER Joe Reilly Placed in Charge of Georgetown Runners NATIONALS START SOUTH SIX WEEKS FROMrNEXT THURSDAY WAS ON TEAlf WITH DUETY Carried Blue and Gray Colors to Victory in Many Keets Prospects for Track Squad and Relay Most Promising Candidates Are to Start to Work in Earnest on Monday ICantilloiiHas ivLot of Weeding Out to Do TEAlPMAYvPBOVE SUBPREE If Njw Men Come Up to Expectations There Is aChanee of Washington Figuring in Kace Outfield boks Stronger Than Ever Much Depends on Pitchers Another Catcher Needed Trims William and Mary Basket ball Tossers 68 to 8 Visitors No Match for Local Collegians Great Teamwork Colhflowers Great Work Poor Attendance RAPID WATER IN FRONT Has but Little Difficulty in Taking the Fourth Race at Oakland Oakland Cal Jan 11 Hlldreths Rapid Water which arrived at Emeryville to aay from Southern California was the favorite In the fourth race and won easily St Francis ran a good race but was almost overtaken by Sidney In the stretch The winner was bid up to 2500 but was retained by the original owner Summaries FIRST RACE Seillnt Futnrltr coufse Crystal Wst tl A Walsh to 1 non SUndoyer HI Killer 13 to second Columbia Girl HI Van Dusen IS to 8 third Time 1U 1 Jocker Monnce Dake ot Orleans Elba Bantam Ladys Beantr Jack Paine Ld Ulbonrne anfl Bertie A also ran SECONTJ RACE Selling Futurity course Cholk Hedrick 109 Klrschbaum 10 to won Curriculum 10S Hayes 20 to 1 second Margsrt Randolph SI Butler It to third Time 1 The MUhty Dick Wilson Koenlgen Lulse Belle ot Iroquois and La Rose slso ran THIRD RACE Purse three and one half fur lons Charles Hodges 106 A Walsh to 1 won El Plcaro 112 Miller I to 1 second Edward Ormonde 100 McClaln 11 to 10 third Time 4 Beaumont Arvelght Lotard Sam Sheen Schmooser Prometheus and Yankee Nlc also ran FOURTH RACE Andrew Selling Stakes six and one half furlongs Rapid Water 109 Dugan IS to X0 won St Francis 103 Mentry SO to 1 second Sidney 10 Van Dusen 50 to third Time 1 ft 4 5 Grace Deutschland CoL White Oemmell and Cloud Light also ran FIFTH RACE Selling one mil and serenty yards Dorado 112 Miller to 20 won Re Ball 111 Hayes I to I second Huerfano 102 Butler 6 to 1 third Time LU 2 Royal Rod Beechwood Tonic Queen Alamo and Eck ersall also ran SIXTH RACE Parse one mil Aden Kl Qrirsehbsnm it to ID won Baud lis Down 101 The Georgetown basketball team had little difficulty In defeating the team from William and Mary last night Score 68 to Immediately after the start of the game George Colllflower fouled a William and Mary man After the ball had been put in pla again Fred Rice threw the first basket From this time on it was almost a continual farce the Blue and Gray five scoring at will George Colllflower and Fred Rice were the bright stars for Georgetown Colllflower making a basket nearly every time he received the ball About the middle of the first half Goth was injured and retired in favor of Roach while during tUe second half Rice went In for George Colllflower William and Mary played a fair game but their attempts at the throwing of baskets was very poor for out of tne many attempts that were made they onlj succeeded in making two their other four points be ng made upon free throws The Blue and Gray team on the other hand put up a fine exhibition of ball Their passing and dribbling was especially noticeable The attendance at the game was veiy poor and the lack of students was especially noticeable Georgetown has a basketball teem that is the equal of any In the country and they deserve the support both moral and financial of their student body If the students do not take enough Interest In the game to attend the contests then why do they want to nave a team Up to the present the students at the Blue and Gray school have always been very loyal in the support of their various teams but for some unknown rea son there seems to be a falling off In the attendance at the games Line up Georgetowi CalUflower Domney Fred Rice Cretan Calllfloner Referee Mr PImper A Timers Messrs Moran for and Jones for and eoals Fred Rice a Calllfloer i Oallflower I Downey 4 Crogan 3 HalL 1 Roach Free tosses Schloss berg 4 SWAMP C0EC0EAH CADETS Positions and right forward Schlossberg right guard Goth Roach center Hall left forward Dorell Rice left forward Scarborough Marsden and Umpire Mr York A Have Easy Time with Local Basketball Team Special to The Washington Post York Pa Jan 11 In a one sided basket ball contest which was replete with rough plaving the York A five won from the Corcoran Cadets Washington here to night The score was 3 to 6 The locals started the game In a crippled condition but succeeded in displaying team work which enabled them to outclass their opponents thrOughout The first half ended 13 to 2 During the close of play the Washington players were unable to stop the York five scoring at will Coleman one of the forwards of the visiting team who played a good game had to retire because of injuries Clark the Washington center was removed from the game for objecting to decisions of the referee Barnes Root and Cole played star games for their team Of the fifteen fouls called ten were on Washington players yet York secured but two points from this source The line up York Positions Cole forward Barnes forward KauHman i guard Bond guartf Goals from Held Bamcs Coleman 2 Clirk 1 Bond Goals from fouls Barnes 2 Fouls called York 6 Wsshlngton Referee Bowers York Tunekeeoer Mrrt son York Scorer Sentt York BOWLING EESULTS Washington Bunter Coleman Leach Giovannour Casassa Root Cole Dr Joseph Rielly Dr Joseph Reilly the coach of the football team for the past three years and one of the greatest athletes that has ever attended Georgetown has been selected by Manager Moran as coach of the Blue and Gray track team Dr Reilly earned his varsity letter in three different branches of sport within one year This is a distinction that falls to the lot of but few athletes In choosing Joe Reilly Manager Moran has made a wise selection for the Doc knows the running game from beginning to end He gained his early knowledge of the sport while attending the Boston Latin School of Boston After leaving Boston he entered Georgetown and made the football team that fall ran on the track team during the winter and rowed on the crew In the spring For the follow ing three ears he played football and ran on the team captaining it one year He had as his team mates at Georgetown such men as Billy Holland the great quarter mller who broke the recorS for this distance at Mechanics Hall in Boston and his mark still stands as a record for the distance in that hall Sam Owens the old football end now a practicing physician in this city was likewise a team mate of Reilly at Georgetown It was Joe Reilly who went to St Louis in the spring of 1903 and opened the eyes of the Westerners as to what an Eastern man could do on the track After win ning points on the dashes he went out and established a new Western record for the 400 ard event On Team with Duffy Preston Edmonston another famous quarter miler of Georgetown was also a running irate of the new coach The famous little Arthur Duffy who lowered the worlds record for the 100 yard dash was also a member of the track team during Reillys time Though Duffy record has been equaled in the West no one east of the Mississippi has ever touched It Dan Kelly of Oregon made the 100 in 9 3 5 en the Coast but when he came to compete in the Jamestown games last spring he was not able to duplicate the feat nor even to get placed in the event which was won in 10 2 5 seconds To morrow afternoon th candidates for tne tracK team win report to Capt De vyie and Coach Reilly at the Ryan Gymnasium There promises to be more material this year at Georgetown than ever before and Judging from the past performances of some of the men there should be a hard fight for the team Candidates for nearly every event have expressed their intention of coming out Among the most likely men for the relay team besides captain Devine are Cohen and Montgomery members of last year 8 team Boyle is the only relay man missing from last year 3 four and there are several good men In school that can fill his shoes Martin and Glbbs who ran on the Preps last year Mudd a member of the team two years ago Eddie Miller the fast football end and captain of the team for the coming season will be out as will Mohen another football man In the hurdles there is Smith ho for the last three years has hold down third on the ball team while Fitzgerald can get over five feet in fie high Jump without any training Glennon Woods and Madden with big Cy McDonald should be able to get away with the shot put In the sprints besides Captain Devine there are Montgomery and Cohen Georgetown Invited The Irish Athletic Association of New York has extended Georgetown an invitation to participate in their games that are to take place in the metropolis on February 8 This invitation the manager was obliged to decline as the track team is allowed to compete only in interscho lastlc and collegiate meets Several other trips are in view however Columbia University of New York holds a meet on February 15 to which Georgetown has been invited and It is more than likely that they will send a team Then there is the Fordham meet which Is to be held later in February Georgetown will most likely be seen at the two Southern meets Norfolk and Richmond which are to be held during the month of March BY ED GRIULO Six weeks from next Thursday Manager Cantillon and his hopefuls will leave Chicago for Galveston Tex where the team wllLdo its spring tralnng Though the local club has forty or more names onMts reserve list It Is not likely that more than twenty four men will be taken South The weeding out of this extra material Is already under way and willbe completed before the time for starting South rolls around While there Is no denying the fact that the team this year promises more than any that has represented this city In many years still It Is largely an experiment and there Is no way of figuring it a pennant possibility But It Ts a team which may prove a surprise In that it will be more troublesome than It has ever been before since Washington secured a berth in the American League Everything of course depends upon the form tho new men display If Freeman plays the same kind of ball with the Nationals that he did for Minneapolis last season and McBrlde keeps up his Kansas Clty pace then the team will have been strengthened 50 per cent Of course that third base position is always a hard one to fill but there Is no occasion for worrying about It In Shipke Cantillon has one of the greatest fielders in the business to day He is a bit weak with the stick It is true but for all that he Is capable of holding down the position to the satisfaction of every one Dave Altizer Is to have a trial at the bag according to advices from official circles and who knows that he will not be able to fill the place If he can hold up his end in fielding he would be a most valuable man for the place since his hitting and speed on the bases would be of great help to the team on the inside While Cantlllons outfield may not be a world beater it nevertheless compares favorably with more than one of the American League teams garden defenses Ganjey Pickering and Clymer are a fast hard hitting trio which will field well enough Then there is Milan and Kay one of whom will no doubt be retained to fill the utility outfield roll Milan looked to be the more experienced ball player showed who may velop Into a great star If given the opportunity to learn the game The fact that the big fellow cannot only hit but is fast to fir3t base gives him a great advantage over the average youngsters But he knows little of the game and it is questionable if Cantillon will hold him for the Nationals probably preferring to let him develop in some minor league The Nationals Ditchers will be strong providing Smith Falkenberg and Hughes have a good year for no one seems to doubt that Walter Johnson has come to stay Falkenberg would be one of the leading twirlers of the league If he was not Inclined to lose his head at critical moments Let the tall lad be a few runs ahead or get Into a game when It 1s hopelessly lost and he looks like the greatest ever But in a close game he Is very apt to go skyward at the very moment when he should do his best work There lsiot the slightest doubt about Street ability to make good behind the bat and Warner will be about the same as he was last year but one other man Is needed and If Cantillon succeeds in getting Frank Roth of Milwaukee he will be very well supplied behind the bat Judging a ball team on paper Is a very unsatisfactory undertaking and as a rule there are many upsets When the team takes the field However there is this satisfaction about the Nationals they cannot do worse than they have in several years and they may do better Let us hope so There has been an unusual amount of hot air turned loose in baseball circles this winter There have been two threats of war and It is a pretty good guess that neither will materialize The Union League talk of coming Into Washington is absurd otf the face of it To begin with it is a physical Impossibility to prepare grounds in time for the seasons opening and furthermore the new organization would be nothing more than a semi professional league since Its promoters say they do not intend to raid any of the teams under organized baseball in clnnatlto manage the team there Leach Is one ofHhemost valuablea3St3 pt the Pittsburg club and no price that the Cincinnati club would pay can make up the loss the Pirates will suffer byMosing this player Bnt Leach Jn the face of all sorts of offers stood Jr the Pittsburg club during the war andenow that he has a chance to better himself It Is not likely that the Pittsburg club will stand in hlsway The acquisition of Leach jzould do much to Tevlve interest In baseball in only Is he popular there but betng a great ball player he will strengthen the team and there is every reason for be 1eving that he has the ability to make a winner out ofhe aggregation which will be placed irLhla hands Connie Mack holds one unique record IrftSA fan that AM iTta aAVon MlrR management of the Athletics ie has succeeded In making only one trade This took place1 last year when he gave Third Baseman Knight and 7000 in cash for Jimmy1 Collins Bved this transaction may be called a swap only by courtesy as it was the money consideration more than Knight which induced Boston to let Collins go is ever naa AiacK maae an exenange or piayers ourrigni This slne ular clrcumar9nr Bhorrsi how Macks Judgment Is respected by other managers for his isolation in the matter of trades is by no means voluntary Macknas often proposed deals to other managers but in every Instance his offer has been turned down Tne other managers cant conceive how the sagacious Mack Would make a trade in which he did not get a great deal the better of it In several instances Mack made a proposition that would have incontest ably strengthened another club bat still this deal was declined He offered three good men to fit Louis for Pitcher Harry Howell One of the Athletic players who was a part of the proposed deal was In a slump at the time and It was believed that his days of usefulness were at an end But this player immediately recov red his grip and now Alack wouldnt make a straight trade of the player for Howell which Is no reflection on the Browns star boxman Jimmy McAleer missed a chance to strengthen his team merely because of the fear all managers have of swapping with Mack While he Is cut oft from trading in his own league Mack has been successful enough In obtaining collegians minor leaguers and big league cast offs to win tWQpennants in seven years and to be a championship contender in every other year TO CHOOSE COACH SOOH Bocock orvLarkin WilLTrain Botball Team BOTH STAB PLAYEES IN PRIME Played When Local InstitntiouWas Fa i mous on the pridiron Dr Sicily Who for the Past Three Jeara Has Had Charge of the Teany Retires Wanting to See the Game from the Side Lines Bunny Larktn REINSTATE MANAGER BIDDLE Will Again Have Charge of Hatchet ites Basketball Team yer last fall though Kays hitting George Washington University Sends an Filt1 1 nuUilitter Apology to Yale for Causing Ten day Suspension Following the report of the George Washington University athletic council upholding the suspension of Manager Biddle of the basketball team for allowing Cramer and Reges two alleged professionals to compete comes the Teport that Graduate Coach Wilson has reinstated Biddle and that he will again have charge of the Hatchetlte squad The reason for Wilsons action In this case is unknown but it is said that he had authority to act as he did Biddle accompanied the team to Annapolis yesterday It was stated with authority last night that George Washington University has sent an apology to Xale as the result of practically forcing them to play against two men who were not students at the university This caused the suspension of the New HaVen team for ten days Yale had to postpone the game at Mont clalr last night on this account TO GIVE A SILVER TROPHY Though no one has been chosen to coach the Georgetown football team next fall the choice practically lies between two men Branch Bocock and Bunny Larkln Both men are old Georgetown players Bocock being a member of the team for three years and was captain during his last year He is a Washington boy and gained his early knowledge of the game while attending a local prep school During his last year at Georgetown he played quarter It was at this position that he showed his thorough knowledge Of the game He could size up the opposing team at a glance pick out the weak point and drive his plays against this spot However his greatest ability aa af gridiron yarrior was on the defense Bo was never known to miss a tackle and It was while trying to make a flying tackle that he fractured his Jaw In Interfering with a runner he was the equal of the famous I McGettigan the best quarter and all round football player that ever donned the togs at the Blue and Gray school At all times he had his head about him and used it This was shown in the Georgetown George Washington game a year ago when he heeled a kick on the Hatchetltes 44 yard line and then holding the ball for Hodgson who made a beautiful place kick netting the Creek school the first score of the game Was Good Oarsman His ability as an athlete Is not confined to football alone as he is an oarsman and a bail player as welL He rowed on the Georgetown second Tew one year and on the crew of the Potomac Boat Club two years During his second year at Georgetown he caught for the Blue and Gray reserves As a coach he has had some experience For two years he coached the Western High School team of thi3 city The year Cup will Be Presented to Point Winners in Games Fight for Possession Should Prove Interesting Between University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins McNsJIt Coetello Brsssll Atkln Motyka Totate Stunners 127 1M lniVaa Overer 184 143 175 111 Mi 109 154 ir787 IIS US 11 160 160 141 Cardwell 1 146 146 Hotmann 181 144 128 Conroy US 115 lis FTOhmt 1S1 141 J60 Totals 731 6SI 724 Kitchie Bests Tommy Lee Special to Tie Washington p0ct Philadelphia Pa Jan 11 Young Nitchle of Philadelphia won from Tommj Lee of Indianapolis in one of the best bouts of the season here tonight At the end of the six rounds Nitchle had dropped Lee twice for the count and drew blood from the Indian apolis mans mouth and nose Lee raKi nea in me nun ana sixtn round and cut Nitchle under his left eye and had the claret pouring from his nose It was a grueling mill from start to finish fiBsssHslPipljsH BBBBBBBBBSsisiHMslOljSSBBB lHHslsWPfilHyi Tommy Leach heir efforts to secure talent If the lovers of the game In this city were content with amateur baseball they have never found a soarcity of it here There have been all sorts of amateur leagues operated in this city and the class of ball they furnished was by no means the worst Washington may not have a team In the American League which furnishes a high class article of baseball but there Is always the satisfaction of knowing that the opposing teams in the past at least have been able to Illustrate how the game should be played The threat of the American Association to break Into Chicago seems to be losing much of its spirit and the chances are that the Amerlcort Association circuit will remain thesame as it has been because the organization cannot afford to get tied up in a war with the major and minor leagues operating under the national agreement Indications are that Tommy Leach one of the squartst little men in baseball wL1 be rewarded by the Pittsburg club for his loyalty byyailowins him to go to Cln Georgetown University and halls from Elmlra NT After finishing the prep school he entered the collegiate department of Cornell and for twj yeara was the star end of the football team After finishing at Cornells he came to Georgetown and entered the medlcaj school He played half back on the 1904 team the best team that has ever represented Georgetown on the gridiron He had as his running mate Bub Hart who will ever beC remembered at Georgetown on sccountof his great run for a touchdown in that never to be forgoten game with Virginia that was worthy him in the last minute of play by the score of 17 to 16 Dr Rielly who has been the Bine and Gray coach for the past three years was falso a member of that team as was Bodger Carroll and Leo MartelL Larkln is thoughtso much of by Cornell as a student and player of the game that he has been called to Cornell every year for the past three seasons to aid in coaching the team for the big games He also coached Carlisle Iastfall and it was owing to him ln a great measure that the Carlisle ends were able to break up so many forward passes as well as to execute them His experience in assisting with the coaching of sucn teams as Cornell aha the Indians will stand him in good stead at Georgetown Rielly Retires Immediately after the close of the season last fall Dr Rielly the former Blue and Gray coach aid that after this year be was through with athletics and that he had no desire to coach a football team again During the past twelve years he has been very closely associated with the game playing It for nine and coaching fox the past three and he expressed the desire to be able to view one from a seat In the stand that he might be able to see it from a spectators point of view At the present time the manager is engaged in making up his schedule for the coming ear Virginia will of course occupy a prominent place as will the Tar Heels though as yet no definite date tias been set for either of these two games I has also asked for a game and it is more than likely that their wish will be granted Randolph Macon also wishes to meet Georgetown upon the gridiron as do several other colleges from south of the Mason and Dixon line No one has been taken on as yet to fill the Thanksgiving Day date that was formerly given to George Washlngtoi Some are advocating the playing of Virginia upon that day but there does not seem much probability of this being done as the Virginia game is a big one in Washington football circles and necessarily that late In the season a game must be called at 2 30 to finish it before dark On this day when every one Is enjoying a good turkey dinner a person has to be a mighty strong advocate of the game to leave his meal or hurry through it to be present in time for the kick off HATORETITES PROVE EASY JOE KELLEY SIGNS A silver trophy cup will be presented the school the club or the college scoring the greatest number of points in all events except relay races at the Georgl wasnington university indoor games to be held in Convention Hall a week from next Saturday night The method of scoring will be the same as that used In the national championships of the Amateur Athletic Union 5 for first places 3 for seconds and 1 for third That the flght for this trophy which will be the permanent property of the organization winning It will resolve Into a dual contest between the University of Virginia and Johns Hopkins seems cer tain although the men from one of the clubs or the schools may prove dark horses The Gurley Athletic Club of ttys city will have some good men in all the open events while the Baltimore City College ana tne Episcopal Hlgn school of Alex andria may score a sufficient number of points in the scholastic events to overbalance the total of their older rivals Next to the two mile relay race for the Southern championship between the teams of George Washington the Univer sity of Virginia and Johns Hopkins 4ha tussle for the point trophy promises to be the most interesting feature of the games One of the feature scholastic events will be the one mile relay race between the Western and Business High School teams There seems Just now very little choice between the candidates for the two quartets although the boys from West Washington have had more experience Capt Crampton of Westernr will not make the final choice of his team until a day or two before the games but it looks as If these boys will havethe first call Fleming Tanner Curtlss Max Hodgson and Crampton Capt Lloyd of the Commercial Scnool team has a dozen candidates of atxfttt equal ability and be will have some elimination trials early this week Entries for the George Washington games will not close until next Saturday night but Manager Fleming has already received nearly fifty Entries shottld be sent to Fleming 703 Fourteenth street northwest The sale of seats will begin Monday morning at Walfords 907 Pennsylvania avenue Hickman Whites 1319 street and Spaldings 709 Fourteenth street ty SSSBBBBBBBBBBsV SSSBbHL VKMMNI 3 hP Jm Local Goal shooters Defeated by Naval Academy Team Annapolis Players Outclass the Buff and Blue Outfit Use Second Team in the Last Half Branch Bocock before lie took them in hand the eleven finished last in the high school champion ship series With practically the same material the team carried off the banner owing to efficient coaching The following year they duplicated the feat It was commented on at the time that Western krew more inside football and had a greater variety of plays than any team in the city Since leaving the school last year he has been in the land office of the Southern Railway at Atlanta Ga After the University ot Georgia dismissed their coach last fall in comDliance with the Southern Intercollegiate Associa tion for playing professionals Bocock was asked to assist them during the remainder of the season In appreciation of his efforts the students at the close of the season presented him with a gold watch and fob During the season Just passed he officiated as referee at some of the important games in the South Larkm May Coach Larkln Is the other man whom the captain and manager are considering for the position of coach He is at present a senior in the medlsai department of Special to The Washington Fort Annapolis Md Jan 1L The midshipmen played an excellent game of basketball this afternoon defeating the George Washington University five 48 to 8 The local players were faster had more team work and shot much more accurately for goals Wilson and Ducey are developing into fine players and these two and Capt Vanderhoof had unusually long and difficult goals to their credit in the first half The visitors were decidedly oft in their team work and most of them failed to cover their navy opponents The only fault with the play of the midshipmen was that they tried too long shots for goals in the first half but later this was not noticeable In the latter part of the second half the navy had Its whole second team in but continued its rapid scoring The midshipmen will play Columbia next Saturday and will close the season on the following Saturday the University of Maryland being their opponents The line up Naval Academy Positions George Wssh Wilson Hannock left forward Corel Biddle Ducer HU1 right forward Rutherford New hall Bunkler Bernhard center Twrefort Marsh Vsnderhoof left guard Johnson Underwood Wills Whitehead right guard Marsh CotsII Referee Mr Foster University ot Pennsylvania Timer Mr Biddle George Washington Goals from the field Wilson 6 Ducey Vsnderhoof 3 Bunkler 31 Hill 2 Whitehead Bernhard lewhall 12 and Covell 2 Goals from fouj Wilson Goals from fools missed Wilson Covell and Johnson TL LOSES STAB MEN McNulty and Cullen Will Not Be on Football Team Next Season Georgetown Universitys football team will be minus two good players next year as McNulty and Cullen will not return to school next falL McNulty will enter Boston Tech while Cullen Is going into business in this city Though this was McNultys first year in college football he proved himself to be a strong man and great things were expected of him next year Some predicted that he would be an all Southern half be cause of his great ability at hitting the line while his broken field running was at times sensational Cullen the other man played tackle Though a light man he was very fast and this more than made up for his lack of weight His staying qualities made him all the more valuable and not once during his two years with the team was he taken out of the game Call Marquette League Meeting Notices have been sent out for a special meeting of the Marquette Baseball League to be held at the residence of Capt Edwards 1719 First street northwest at 430 to day The question of admission of two new teams playing grounds and eligibility of players will be taken up It is a known fact that this league is in favor of players being allowed to play on one team only In the District of Columbia and want the other leagues to Join In this movement and stop the practice of players playing on three or four tiams Teams Will Enter Tourney Fort one teams have promised to enter the city bowling tournament to be held at Vie Palace alleys the latter part of this month It was decided at a meeting of the City Association last night that unattached men will be allowed to compete but only In class A Applications were received from some of the best teams sin the city The entries close January 23 with Deyo 914 street northwest Pennsylvania 46 Princeton 27 Princeton Jan 1L The University of Pennsylvania basketball team tonight defeated Princeton by the scoreof 4t to ZL 7 Secures Novel Contract with Boston Nationals TO RECEIVE A BIG BONUS Extra Money Paid If TeamFinlslies Better Than Fifth New Manager and Dovey Practically Agreed Upon Terms After Kelley Bad Demanded 20000 for Three Years Clarke Is Willing to Make Seal Whereby Tommy Leach of PittsbuT Can Become Manager of Cincinnati Team Special to The Washington Post New York Jan Joe Kelley who has succeeded Fred Tenney as manager of the Boston National League team signed a novel contract with President George Dovey the Boston magnate in the office of Pulllam president of the National League in the St James Building to day Kelley arrived here early Is the morning from Baltimore to meet Dovey Who came over from tho Hub on the night train They found President Pulllam waiting for them by appointment and after a short talk KeUey put his name to a two years contract calling for a large salary the amount of which was not stated and also stipulating that Kel ley is to receive a certain additional bonus for each place the Boston team finishes above the fifth notch In a word if Kelley can land the Beaneaters in third place for Instance he may receive J2O0O extra or JlOCOfor each position above the stipulated fating It was also a condition of the contract that Kelley should have full charge of the team with absolute power toals clpline release trade or sign all players Durfflg the National Eeague meeting at the Waldorf Astoria last month Kelley and Dovey practically agreed upon terms after Kelley had first demanded a salary of 20000 for three years It is understood that the contract signed by Kelley also calls for about S60C0 for one season Kelley insisted that the contract should be signed in the presence of Pulllam for the reason that thi latter used his influence to secure thi management of the Toronto club for Kelley last year and had otherwise interested himself In the welfare of the hew Boston National manager Dovey left for Boston on an afternoon train and Kelley before he started I for Baltimore said that he Intended to visit the Hub in a tew days to look over the plant and make arrangements for the spring trip Kelley incidentally stated that he would not release George Browne to the Brooklyn club at present and woud arrive at no conclusion in tne matter until after he had seen Browne In harness in the South I think you will see the Boston Na tionals very near the tqp this year said Kelley Boston is my old home and I shall bo glad to play there It is a great ball town and good work on the diamond Is always appreciated A dispatch from Cincinnati says Presi dent Herrmann of the Reds late this afternoon received word from Barney Dreyfuss that he had heard from Manager Fred Clarke that Clarke was will ing to make a deal whereby Tommy Leach of tne Plttsburgs can come to Cincinnati as the manager of the Beds Leach will be called here also by Herr mann for a conference and Leach will then go to see Clarke to arrange the trade of himself for one or more of Herrmanns players President Brush of the New York National League club will mall a check for SLOfo in a day or two to the national baseball commission in payment of the fine inflicted by the commission for the games forfeited by McGraWs team at New Orleans last spring It turns out that the application of the Maryland Jockey Club for permission to conduct a meeting at Plmllco In the spring was temporarily held up by the stewards of the Joekey Club the other day The stewards requested a committee comprised of Howland Morris and Wldener appointed by the stewards of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association to Inspect the course and buildings at the Plmlloo track and to make a report thereon It la said the Plmllco steeplechase course does not come up to the requirements and that until it is remodeled dates will be Kith held Either Harlem Tommy Murphy is one of the unlucklest fighters In the ring or be does not care particularly for grueling contests On several occasions in the past he has backed out of Important matches because of sudden illness or unexpected accidents His mill with Matty Baldwin at Chelsea some time ago was suddenly called off because Murphy said that he was suffering from malaria Then Murphy In his battle with Johnny Summers of England injured his knee In an early round the decision being a draw and the Harlem boxer got away with an excellent excuse for his poor showing When Bert Keyes put It alt over Murphy in Brooklyn recently the malaria gag was trotted out again It was also malaria that compelled Murphy toxall off his mill with Packy Mc Farland in Indianapolis recently and now comes the announcement that the Harlem light weight cannot meet MoFarland at Boston in a twelve round bout next Tuesday night because he has Injured a ligament in his leg while training Down and Out Tourney Closes The Down and Out tourney came to a close on the Palace alleys last night with Charley Miller leading the procea slon Following are the scores up to 30 JO last night while the complete scores will be printed to morrow TallORO I stiller esse Boots ZMX Waters WleserM7lKJ J3i Hirtman XUI Z2 Cox 2JM 212 Rodrlck lKi at Harole XJSI J2S Richer TOMOHO ana ZXTl Morris XI01 Warren IKS ct Lentmon in XU Gorman jz tl Miller XK1 jot VsrsnsllM SS4T to Kjroawltf sit

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