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tU 1 *^^ ' THE WASHINGTON POST: NOVEMBER 26, 1905. BLIND FOOTBALL BOYS Kentucky Players Know No Fear 00 the Gridiron. . MOVE IN UTTER DAXHESS Some Keenly Intuitive Fewer Has En- ibled the Afflicted Youths to Divine the Whereabouts of Their Opponents. Most of Their Play Is Confined to Straight Mass Attacks. To be Wind and wildly athletic--that Is surprising, to be bllnl and to be passlon- atdv devoted to football--thnt Incongrul- t \ H v.ell-nlgh unbelievable Yet down In Kentucky there are eleven blind boys if ths. Kentucky Institute for the Blind who plav foortrall every day Just like other siurdj American youths Indeed, they plav Iho same so well that they do not hesitate to match their prowess against tho best school elevens in the vicinity of Ixuliville. and they succeed In obtaln- Insr ,i gratltjlng percentage of victories. rv Ir ability this tall--their second season f experimenting with football--Is al- rf,uh tht subject ot comment every- w t re \ \ I t h nine out of ten followers ef football t h wonder la that these sightless \ oun^'tters have the hardihood lo go ,1am bang wllly-nllly. Into one another, ffellnir their way uncertainly never knowing when they will collide with other plavers never knowing when other play- fr9 will collide with them. One gasps at the thought of eleven sightless beings comlrn- In rough contact, not only with one another, but with eleven open-eyed, alert athletes, and one admires their courage Certainly they must have no That Is quite true The Kentucky Institute, aggregation likes the fall sport ·t m u i h that It pajs no attention to the concomitant rousrhness and bruising, notwithstanding the fact that It moves In u t t e r darkne«s and that it thinks with super*ensHIve Imaginative powers It P'a\s the «rame with dash and spirit and iklll and enjoja «ho hurly-burly Immense- l\ Indeed these youngsters enter Into the g imo so thoroughly mentally and physl illy, that they talk about U con- tlmiiill} and for that reason almost fall prcv to the evil common among seeing students, namely, neglect of their studies. Think Football the Greatest. TTK-V wish to talk criss-cross, tandems and line divides from morning till night; thev Krow a3 ^xctted over approaching Contest* as any Harvard or Yale man. The possible dangers of the sport-- Ihe *o tailed brutalities-- never occur to them. Truv think football the finest aport in tho athletic category If ou mention danger to them they rl i not seem to grasp your meaning Th v aik uncertainly "Dangerous? We are strong are we not, even though we ire imiblo to see' Our blindness la a handicap that Is all W-e don't get laid out any moro than our opponents do In fuct 1 i^uess we plav harder than they c*c for we usually manage to hold our own so we must ri-ne to plav harder to overcome our handicap." (TTx^n.ors of thtlr games Bay they rl plai hard football, the other teams Indorse th** general observation. This vear tho Kentucky Institute for th" Blind has a strong line and a muscu- Uvr set of backs So far, these forwards have, hnd no screat difficulty In sweeping away opposing lines and opening up gap v s KOciJ for decisive gains Of course the team employs signals, and e,u h man has a definite Idea of the theo- rt tlcti] location of the possible "holes Th ball Is round Instead of elliptical; rmimr for easier handling. Then, direct pft-smg entirely Is used", to avoid frequent fumb in? H the play Is aimed at the "hole" bet s v i i n ilsrht guard and center, the right puard runs to the rteht and the center lo tho left, tho other line men act precisely tts ime men on a vlsioned eleven w»ulcl net Then the ends fo'low behind the lacks and push determlnedlv until the ft hlstle blows. Then tho offensive game of the institute resolves Itself largely into a Ug-orrms mase stjle of play. Kmulate Yale and Pennsy. One can readily understand how fven blind Youths can attack with some degree oC ceTtalnty and success But the Ker.- tu'-kv Institute for the Blind eleven IB not (ontent with the Yale method of offense; It emnlatas Pennsy and other exponents of the open game In every contest it catches the other team completely by surprise by occasionally directing a well perfected attack against the ends of tho line, by si ringing erlss-cros-ws and deluding formations TJal'y practice has enabled the bucks to turn an end, after a mechanical fashion and some keenly Intuitive power his enabled the Interference to dlv!n« the whereabouts ot the defensive end rush It Is not an uncommon thing lor this In- terferftncs running moderately fast, to fall upon tho end and put him out of tho play. In general, however,, the eleven doper vpon straight mass attacks on the" line. Certalntv of direction In this style of play is. one can readily understand, not so essential e» In end-skirting But you wonder how these sandv blind tloj s can prsvent tho opposing eleven from scoring at will They accomplish much by relying largely on ths oft-quoted maxim, ' The/ bast defense IB a strong offense " They keep the ball ns long as possible. But when Oey are forced to relinquish it they are not as entirely helpless as at Brst thought you may imagln. Thlr coach, John Dallas Oiegory, j r . suy« that they havj a. supremely acuto sensa of hearing They can tell the direction of a play by sound If the play goe3 tov/ard right tucklo avtrj member ol tho Institute usim moves thither almost as *oon as the opposing bar lis thenrjclves w-uld The eideavor to mass la front of the ttnok and to pile it In a heap W hen the whistle b'owa the} know, of course, thnt the. runner his been momen- tar 1 stoupod Rely on Muscular Action. Then In addition to this highly developed sense of hearing, and Independently o' It th v i e s ijreatlj on what Coach O-egi-i calls 'muscular action ' They s. t m u. be. able to divine any forward or =il m n e m e n t of their opponents, appar- pi tl It t r m s m i t s its»if almost Instantly to tru s j p e r - o c t l v e senses of the blind ftflHoUon «nd mak» a fooetof of a game ttaut, of all game*, requires, in addition to brute ntnmfQt. euJlity and ortelnty of dir*otloix and require^ albMlut*lr, on the defensive, keen vision. Hake a Success of Football. When, in spite of the handicap of sightlessness, the boys of the Kentucky Institute for the. Blind mak* an unquestioned success at football, you wonder greatly, and you begin to think that there is no Obstacle unsvrtnountable for a blind person. Certainly If he plays foootball with zest, be possess a, positive superfluity of courage, for he edjmot. It la fair to aa- eume, possess a physique superior to his. opponent!; only courage can make him unmindful of the handicaps of blindness As a matter ot tact, In the games up to date the eleven has been outweighed from five to eight pounds a player; the conces- alon of weight wag another handicap. They are plucky youths to play football under so many disadvantages. Supremely confident of ending the season with a plurality of victories, they plan to play once or twice a week, until Thanksgiving Day, Last year three games were considered sufficiently experimental, The eleven won one said tied the other two, demonstrating that vigor and grit made up largely for the absence of sight. The success of the eleven led the Institute authorities to provide the boys this fall with a longer schedule, and to consider the football team a fixture, just the same as other institutions considered their elevens fixtures. Dp to date the authorities are not sorry they adopted football into the athletic interests of the school. No other sport has given their blind charges--blind players and blind "specta.- ors"--BO much keen pleasure. The strong sympathy of the athletic public is, of course, with the eleven of the Kentucky Institute for the Blind: one cannot help admiring sightless athletes who can match their pro-wess against boys with good eyes and succeed In spite of the handicaps of nature and the handicaps of the game. AGGIES PLATED BEST. Won Game from Heavier University of Maryland Eleven. Speck,' to 7%p Wwabtovton Poet College Park, Md, Nov. 2B.--The crack football eleven representing the University of Maryland was handily defeated by the speedy Maryland Agricultural College team here this morning by the score of 28 to 5. The visitors outweighed the agriculturists on an average of twelve pounds per man, but were clearly out of form. They showed up strong In the first half, when Halla, their full back, was pushed over for a touchdown. An attempt to kick goal failed. In the second half University of Maryland played listless ball, and the fast college players had no trouble In getting through their heavy line. Cooper and Church, for the Agricul~ turists, played an exceptionally fine game, the former making two fine runs, one for 45 and the other for 76 yards, the latter sprint resulting In a touchdown. Southard and Blank, fdr University of Maryland, played fine ball. Maryland 'Agricultural College scored a touchdown and goal In the first half, wWch closed with the score 8 to 5 in their favor. They scored three touchdowns and two goals In the second half, while the visitors failed to cross their goal. The line-up: II of Ml. Positions M. A C. Southard lift ml ··· Boa! 07 Ballsy left UcU« Igletttrt Crowthw left guard Bovlan Taintr , ienter Lampkln Bounce right comrd RuOoer Stoneitreet right tftckl* Church Brmt right nd , Brrt Blunt (captain) Quarter back.. . ·, ...Oalt Thompson.. right half back. . CooPr( cart ) Hnuteraon . . lelt hall back . HeNutt. MaeVall Halla (all tsck. ·. Flror Touchilownt-- II A 0, Cooper m. Church, and Plror Univenltr ot Maryland. Halla. Ooal«--BM- ItT. M A C . 2. Time of game--two JO-mlnut* halves Bef«r«e--Mr Devlin, ot Georgetown , Umpire--Mr Klrly, ot UnlnraUy of Swrgetow*. Tlmekeepm-Mr Hill, of Ontverettr of Maryland: Mr Stoll of Maryltnd Agricultural College. Hnad linesman--Prof. Garner WILL SEE ARMY-NAVY GAME. Thev tell Coach Gregory that they al- n t\ s know the dln,uon of a play, not ' Iv b «,r und, but Viv some other agency, th v m.aln'aln stout.} in it th~y do not it \ i n t u t l v ui on sound Whatever the i,i r u i s nre. thiu assist them la locating ihs clacking plajers, certalntly the blind bovs minigo surprlstnglj well to check ihen o, ptnen's, and the latter do not scoi* at nil 1 Ot\ .cmsrj en*-running against the In- B t l t u e con d not fail to succeed 9», as a courtesy the other teams agree only to p]i\ a I'ae-'plunging game, keeping the ^opo of their operations between tne t.icX es Trrus g i l n s are frequently kept w i t i l n respectable limits The Institute e -e t n mo however run wherever it AU svx*etat,or» at the games of the bo9 this ^ar give unstinted praise to the call her of tne fo thatl sroTvn They marvel at the dextent} of the back'' in plunging through the ^ek-cted ho es, they grow en- trrtsimlr ove- tho tp endid courage of «-Vse sightles athletes Everv back struggles f j r n i i d determinedly, regardless of the opposition In spite of Inability to meet opposition « u h well directed" opposition. It In to a Urge degree a case of "take," so to speik. the runner la unable to avoid or to prepare for the approaching crash. Th" bilnd play*r consequently receives the brunt of the co'lWon Ruggednese and grrl, are therefore absolute requisites for him, r«iui«Urs commlng.lng continuously. Inevltibly you feel great admiration for youth* *» sadly afflicted who ignore their Special Train to Carry Government Officials and Their Friends. Considerable interest in. local govern' ·runt and social circles is being aroused over the approach of the annual football game between thes Army and Navy elevens at Princeton next Saturday. A special trailn probably will toe provided to transport those attending from the Capital It Is not yet known whether President Roosevelt will attend, although It is understood that Miss Alice Roosevelt and a party of friends from traa city, New York, and Boston will witness the contest. Secretary Tatt will witness the work of the array students, but Secretary Bonaparte will be preventer} from attending by previous engagements. The Secretary of War has invited a party of about twenty to accompany .Mm in a private car, ithe trip to be made either Friday evening or Saturday morning. The Navy Department, 'however, will be officially represented at the game by Assistant Secretary Newberry and several officials ot the bureaus, together wltb. the ladles of their famines. Already Invitations to the game are being distributed In large numbers by the tv.o department*, and persons anxious to attend will soon know whether they are among the favored ones. WEST POINT BRANCHING OUT. Soldier Academy to Engage in Athletics with Several Colleges. The beginnings of competition between West Point and colleges outside in sports other than football and baseball are likely to be Increased so as to include several other kinds of games. Last winter West Point had a basket-ball team, and played, ambng other colleges, Princeton and Columbia, showing up especially well against the latter team, the Intercollegiate champions Now it is understood that If permission can be obtained there will be a dual track and Held meeting between West Point and some of the other colleges, probably Columbia. The New Yorkers would like very much to arrange this meeting, and are making effects now to put It through. The results and performances In some of the recent sets of athletic games at the Military Academy show that tho cadets are about as good as any of the colleges along certain lines. A meet would have to be held on the government reservation up the Hudson, of course. BICYCLE RIDERS ARRIVE. Foreigners Coming to Participate in Madison Square Garden Event. New York, Nov. 25.--Jive teams of bicycle riders arrived to-day on La Tou- ralne, preparatory to the all-day event, which takes place at Madison Square Garden, beginning at midnight on December 3. The teams Included Gougoltz and HanonI, French-Italian team; Gorstlnge and aussat, the French team; Erousette and Decot, French team; Van Derstuyft nnd Btott, the Belgian team, and Waltnonr and Tom Hall, the American-English Uam Taking T/p "Socket" Football. The rapid Angliclxation of American college spoits haa attracted the attention of many observers. A couple of the latest manifestations are found, in the adoption of association football by Princeton and b} the University of Chicago and the report that Pennsylvania Is to take up the Bugbj game, from which our football is dor ved At Harvard there has been the strongest influx of English feeling, and certainly tiiere la cause for wonuer as to what will be the next variation intro- i duced at Combridge. Only recently two Canadian teams were invited to Cambridge to demonstrate the Canadian Rugby game much as the Pilgrims did rtie soc-ter game The association game Itself is gathering great strength as'the days KO on and the league piojected not so lon« ago, and mentioned In these columns is near an actual fact. Harvard, Haverford, ·Pennsylvania, Cornell, Swarthmore, and Columbia already have teams, while Princeton Is forming one and Yale may HIGH SCHOOL BOYS ACCUSED. Responsibility for Corner in Tickets for Thaaksgiving Football Game. Chicago, Nov. 26--Search for ticket scalpers among the University of Chicago students by the officials of the Institution yesterday brought to light the fact that Hyde Park High School and University High School students have been offenders In ticket scalping. It la believed that a few students of the university have engaged In the scalping, the search yesterday resulting In the clearing of suspicion of several students. Persons who were unable to secure seats for the Thanksgiving Day football game have complained to the university officials that numerous boys In the vicinity of the Hyde Park High School have offered tickets at exorbitant prices. Manager Chttwood, who has been In charge of the ticket sale, believes that the high school boys posed as university students and bought scores of tickets when the. sale opened In Cobb Hall. WASHINGTON AND LEE, Football Eleven the Best the University Has Had in Many Year*. Tho Washington an* Lee University teams which plays George Washington University team Thanksgiving, is. with exception of the University of Virginia team and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, undoubtedly tha fastest team n Virginia. So far this year it has scored 154 points to opponents 38, and has lost but two games 'out of nine played. Tha powerful Virginia Palytechnlo Institute team scored but two touchdowns and a field goal against her, while the equally heavy North Carolina team scored t^en- ty-one. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and North Carolina each weighed 180, while the Washington and) Lee team averages KB. Washington and Lee is coached by Brown, a Dartmouth ihalf back on the 1801 team, which scored 12 points against Harvard the week previous to the game in wlilch Harvard Shut Yale 3ut, 22 to 0. Brown turned out two teams At Virginia Polytechnic Institute which defeated Georgetown 83-0 and 28-0, and the Navy 11-0. Last year he was at the University of North Carolina, andi was successful there. His team, at Washington, and Lee is the best that university ha» had In years, though it is the lightest. Team and Bubf. Wt. Rankln (capt), 1. t. 175 AlderUm. I «..,.. White, 1, t. Miller, « Dow, r. v...,...,,,. Jemlson. r. e i Wlthera, r t Rasln, q b Bagler. I b , 183 ,. US ,, 1M .. 182 Ausnll, hack..... _ pipes, back. L- J« Hood, back.- Andoroon, r. b 114 Shelton, back RECORD OF TEAM W. and L, Team and Snbs. AToomaw, full bact,. Osborae, puard . .. De Vans, Buard , 166 Hose, tackle , --' Potson, end Oil Ivor, end .... 11 !» . W and L W and L ............ 18 W. and L ............ 14 W. and L ............ I W. aod L ............ « W and L ........... W and Ulllw'B Benool ..... .... D Richmond College. ...... 0 Kampden-Sidney ...... 0 Roannke College ....... 0 Richmond. V P. I. N. a A. A M. College. 11 Tola,! ............... lit Total .................. EM FIGHT FOR YAIE ATHLETE. Kinnej Must Give Up Basket-ball to Be in Shape for Baseball. Gllmore Kinney, Yale's star basket-ball and baseball player, has been the hero of an unusual etruggta between the officials of two of the athletic organizations at New Haven. The basket-ball team wanted him for this season, but the baseball players said that Klnney's basket-ban last year put him In poor condition for the baseball campaign. Ccach Lush said that ha was worn out by the indoor work and could not got into shape for several weeks. As a result It has been decided, first, that Kinney belongs primarily to the baseball team, because that is a major sport, and, secondly, that he cannot play basket-ball because it might interfere with his work on 'the diamond. It is a caso unusual In athletics at big colleges, although it has happened, as In the case of Roman, of Harvard, and Shevlln, of Yale, where there had to be a choice between baseball and track athletics, both of which, however, are springtime sports Kinney not only Was the best forward on the Yale- team, but was picked by some as all-Intercollegiate forward. With the exception of Fisher, of Columbia, Kinney threw more baskets than any other intercollegiate player last winter. Aa third baseman on the baseball nine he led with the stick the team that won the intercollegiate championship. It has been decided at Yale that When there Is a question about a player, baseball takes precedence over basket-ball and hockey, and, therefore, Kinney has bean ordered to quit tho gymnasium game It is said that Kinney may be elected Yale's baseball captain in 1907, his senior year, and therefore he Is not eager to lose that chance. Coach Lush says that he thinks basket-ball is the most exhausting ot games, and that it takes the longest possible time to get back Into condition a player who has gone stale While playing basket-ball. Tom Shevlln, Yale's football captain, if one of the best hockey players in the Institution, but rjermlsslon has teen refused him to play the game because It is necessary for him to rest a few weeks In the winter afjer the close of the football season to get Into condition for tlhe track meets. It Is said that Shevlln Is going out this winter to play (hockey anyhow, because he Is anxious to create a new Yale record by being on four teams In one year. This may be true, but Shevlln himself says that he is not going to throw the hammer next spring, in all probability He is not likely to play baseball, either. If he did take part In hockey, track work, and baseball In addition to his football playing, he would be able to class himself with Al Snarpe, the greatest all-around man that Yale ever had. Sharps was a baseball player, a good football man, an oarsman, a gymnast, and a basketball player. He was good at all these things. Three other men have won the Yale 'varsity letter In three sports. They are Oliver D. Thompson, '79, Morgan H. Bowman, '08, and Shevlin, who is a senior this year. CORNELL OARSMEN OUT. Coach Courtney Getting Crews Ready for Spring Competition. Cornell has established a course in crew work for sophomores which Is a part of the regular gymnasium course prescribed for all undergraduates. Cornell, too, has adopted a scheme somewhat similar to that which Harvard recently put through by which crews are being formed In each of the colleges comprising the university. The suggeston for this scheme came originally from President Schurrnan. An In- tercollege regatta will be held next spring J. L. Jones, '06 who has been appointed by Courtney to coach the sophomore vour.se in gymnasium crew work will have charge of the Intel-college crews. * Even now Cornell is taking time by the. forelock, and has a freshman crew out on the water getting ready for next year's Intercollegiate regatta, which probably seems a long way off to every one except Courtney. It is amusing to note that even' now complaints are coming forth that registration for the crews is too small and that more men should report at once. Cornell men begin to feel dissatisfied with the chances ot their crews when they hear Coach Courtney say that there Is a good chance for the crew too early In the season. But, as Courtney himself says: "No one ever gives me the credit for telling the truth. When I say the crew has no chance and we get beaten, as we dia In 19(M, then they say, 'Well, how could we know that Courtney meant It?' And when I say we have a poor crew and we do happen 'to win, why, then they say: 'Well, how could you tell that Courtney didn't meant it?" Elk Grove, a sweet, fresh butter. Grocers. WHAT'S THE USE; OR, THE WEIGHS OF JUSTICE. BIT BOB PEBSIIUlOIf 8. From u» CldeMO-Raoora-Henia. When pugilists square off to flgfat In any local ring, With a referee to watch for fouls or any unkind thing. And a sudden knockout terminates ·this gory boxing fray. The wise humanitarians cry out In shocked dismay, "Oh, stop these honid, brutal fights whloh sicken us each day." This frank, outspoken manner of fighting for a prise, Wtth "give and take" the motto, and assets blackened eyes. Is too distinctly common to even tolerate; So the cult for cleaner morals invokes the laws of state, And plebeian brutal prize fights they soon exterminate. But the gentlemanly football game Is quite (mother thing; They do their punching on the sly, not In me open ring. In a wild, chaotic tangle of fighting, kicking 'men. Some fellow's foot is sure to oave In someone's abdomen. And It's funny how a broken back will crop out now and then. The halfback's on the bottom, with* twenty men atop, When the refree blows his whistle for the slugging match tp stop. Now. If that halfback's leg; Is bent the fact must he deplored, And his countenance Is mussy where some one's heel has bored; The whistle blows, the game goes on, and neither side has scored. Tne 'Vooliall death" Is common, but it's done In such a way That It don't degrade the public like a single-handed fray, And toe cult for cleaner morals in the bleachers yells like/Bin, When 'the captain on the Garvard team is brought in less his chin. And the center on the Whalo eleven is battered on ttie shin. » Let us teach the other nations that refinement rules our land. That tne evils of the prIBe ring we 'have taken well in hand. That we've forced tha^vulgar pugilists from our esthetid shore. And the otty athletic clubs will see his face no more. But be sure and buy an extra with the latest football aeon. EAST TBAM OT A SPUST. Took Three Games from the Lenders in Port Dnekpin tttfM, The Bast team of The Post Compass Duckpln League mad* a spurt and won three games from Capt. Statler's South- era. Flelshel), of the victors, was leader, IB one turn making 107 pins. Both teams were decidedly "oft. the alley" in the concluding game, ths scores showing a fall- Ing pff. Gibson, of the Southern, proved the best bowler In his team, but his efforts were/ not equal to stave off defeat. Tfile score^ Wist Second TWra Sooth. nun. Jame. gam" Mailer 7 W ^i 90 llbsoo. it KI 11 Foster ,,....,.,,,.. 80 77 TO rraaer.,.,.. , ..,,.,, u H n Dodson 79 77 74 5omn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ......... M M Itodur ..... ........... ........ ft H 76 3*Uu ..... , ....... .... ........ K « T« Towers ...... , ............. .... n M n ·tattli ...................... ."S «l mt lOTERDEriOMTMATIONAI, LEAGUE. Tint Secona Thim St. Ibrk. game. guno. game. ulllnger.. .................... JE4 TO U« 3albreati ............. , ....... 110 128 109 107 191 ill at IN 167 J5 Ml 1*8 NEW ATHLETIC RULES. Cornell Students Restricted In Days They May Be Absent Two new rules liave been adopted by Cornell's university committee on athletics, which somewhat resemble regulations In effect at Harvard. One rule reads "The committee on student organization has decided that dnirlng the university year 1906-08 no leaves of absence are to be granted to any individual on account of athletics to exceed a total wf more than i seven days from the opening of the university year to April 1; nor more than seven {lays from Aiprll i to the close of S tli« university year." A rule somewhat! similar to this forbidding absences from [ Harvard caused the withdrawal of the Crimson from the Intercollegiate basket- I ball meet two seasons Ago, because Her- ' vard could not get permission to play games away 'from (home that were on the schedule The other rule made, by Cornell forbids the register to grant a leave of absence unless application is flJed a day in advance of uh« time that the leave of absence Is to begin. ' Cornea has started 'baaket-'bB.ll practice for the season with four men of the flve who were on the team last year. Capt. Lyfordv Brlnkerhoef, D«ckerman and Root are the four veterans. The first three are senlora There are a great many now men out for the team, and the chances are that there will be plenty of good substitutes as well as a man to nil the place of BeHtz, a guard on last, year's team, who has been graduated. Cornell wdll meet Columbia In New York on January 12 In the Intercollegiate championship series and a week later Columbia goes to Ithlca to play the other game of the two that each of the colleges In the league plays with the other. The Cornell oohedule in the Intercolleglat* series 1» as follows: January 11, Cornell vs. Harvard, at Cam-bridge; 12, Cornell vs. Columbia, at N«rw York; IB, Cornell va. Columbia, at IU«aoa; February Z, Cornell vs. Yal«, at Ithaca; 13, Cornell vs. Princeton at Ithaca; 17, Cornell vs. Yale, at New HaVen; 83, Cornell vs. Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia; 24, Cornell vs. Princeton, at Princeton, March S, Cornell vs. Harvard, at Ithaca; 9, Cornell' vs. Pennsylvania, at Ithaca. INTERCOLLEGIATE SCULLING. This Feature of Rowing r Dropped for Some Reason. Some one has been asking why there has not been any single sculling In th« Intercolleglatei regattas of recent years. It Is considered strange that what once wan the expected thing In the programme of each college boating meeting has been dropped entirely, and that neither at New Ixmdon nor at Pougfckeepaie has thsre been any attempt to revive one of the most Justly popular of college sports. Those who look back will remember that an attempt was made several years ago at Poughkeepsie to start a single soull- ingr race for the intercollegiate championship. The trophy was offered) by Charles S. Francis, himself a Cornell graduate and an old time sculler. His son, who had been stroke of his freshman class crew the year before the trophy was ottered, was started for this cup Because Charles B Courtney did! not have tha time to devote to young Francis while taking care of the rest of his men in the freshmen and 'varsity eight, tha elder Francis determined to hire James Ten Eyck, a friend of both -of them, to look after his son and prepare him for the race. The controversy arising over this race It history. Cornell said that because Francis was not being coachedi by a regular university coach, but prepared by some one outside, they could not enter him from ths university. The eventual result was that Francis withdrew, and tho race was won as a rowover by C. B. Goodwin, of Syracuse. The trophy was withdrawn from competition thereafter. GREATEST AUTOMOBILE MARKET. Great Britain Lays Claim to that Distinction--Pay's Purchases. Some remarkable excerpts are published by the Motor World from a French Rourc«, illustrating the point that Great Britain is the great market of the world In respect to the motor car Industry. Great Britain buys 200,000 francs (£8,000) worth of motor cars every day; 42,000,000 francs (£1,680,000) worth in seven months ThB number of chauffeurs Urns increased in flreat Britain by 25,842 In seven months. The production of the British Industry may toe estimated at about £8,000,000 per annum. · There Is nothing so eloquent as figures, Hecentlyy some interesting statistics were published In the Automotor Journal and the Autocar, two English weekly contemporaries. The figures published In the Automotor Journal are taken from the customs returns. They show the total value of Great Britain's purchases from abroad In seven months (January to July, 1905). One Is astonished at the importance of these figures, which clearly indicate that to-day the British Isles are the great automobile market of the world. The United States, of which- we talk much more, Imported ninety-eight cars In July and Britain 675 cars. In seven months In 1905 the British customs have registered more than ^l.eso.OOO value of imported automobiles. Great Britain is therefore absolutely the great automobile market of the world. It buys almost twenty cars dally--to be exact slightly over eighteen--and every day It spends £8,000, or £40.000 every flve days. The Imports from the different foreign countries ace not shown separately, but it is known that France has sent three-quarters ot the last imports, and consequently for the French automobile Industry Great Britain Is almost as important a market as France Itself. The best Interests bf the French automobile Industry are served by taking the greatest care of Its British customers, study- Ing and supplying their requirements. A market which buys £2,890,000 worth of foreign automobiles a year Is much more valuable than the French market Itself. Organized for Lower Freight Rates. Helena, Mont., Nov. JR.--At a meeting held here last night, an association to be known as tha Helena Shippers' Association was organized, the object of the association to be to procure more favorable freight rates. , MECKLJ2JTBUEG HOUNDS. Splendid Sport Near Chase City, in the Old Dominion State. Special Coir««pottdmc« at ThB Wublnstop fmt. Ohase City, Via,, NOT. 22.-Th» siwrtlnw weather «outirau«s excellent here, whicn all the assembled hmiteis are ojally taking advantage of, the most of them preferring long trips by horse and bumUng wagons at a distance, wMle others are camping out wish or nwar friendly farmers. Game in variety is being HUwS. Woodcock Is found unexpectedly in the woods and well, watered sections end while .hunting quail oeoolonally in (broonvsedlge flaws. Qua 11 ace now in very fine condition, aaid having been hunted «om« time «we not so easily ·hot as they were earlier ano) giv« tha buutera iplenty of exeacdse. In regular deer huntB the gome la always secured. Every annaltsJble «uWe lae been to demand here for ·weeka, and' are always on the go. Wild turkeys aftordi fine shooting, and a good many flocks he/ve been scattered ftiwi decreased! by the h«arty marksmen here. Fox ibunting has been several times Indulged In In the past week, with two Mils. In the most exciting chase a very ·full old pray fox wae BO hefty jpurmied by the trained Mecklenburg pack that: he distanced Bill riders and was given' up as holed or lost, ·when, after a long abase, he was caught In a farmer'e yard, having darted through the halls of the house, the dogs at hla heels Tola makes twenty, seven or twenty-eight toxm to the credit of the Mectolejibairgr peak, then beside*, parties vary the sport by 'possum and coon bunting. Thanksgiving Day promises here a bird- dog fleia trial 'between Mr. W. J. Gordon's pointer 1 "launcelot," a twice field-trial prize winner, and Ool. W. T. Hughes' pointer, the winning dog's owner to take the other, with »2,000 offered for the pair afterward*. A banquet and german will be given Tha.nk»glv)«g- Day also, besides a fox htrrrt. at the Mecklenburg. Never before were there «o many inquiries for aocommod'aitfons here, particularly from New Tork and Pennsylvania. Among the sportsmen here Onto week are W, J. Oor- dont L. J. fimitb, C. B. Wheeler, New York; W. A." Faunae, Atlantic Oity; J. S. Wood, PMtodelphia; O. B. Williamson, Paawuhs, N. J.; ]. J. H, Boyd, Charleston, W. Va.; W. A. KJvers, New York; a. JU w*toon, louisvllle. Ky. FOWNES BEST GOLFER. Pittaburg Player Wins Principal Trophy at Lakewood. New Tork, Nov. 26 --W. C. Fownes, jr., of the Ookmont Country Club, Fittsburg, yon the most Important trophy in the open golf tournament at the Country 1 Club, of Lakewood, to-day. In. the semifinal he defeated a cltfbmate, J. H. O. Denny, by 4 up and 3 to play, and In the final met George T. Brokaw, of the Garden City Golf Club, Who had pxvt out Merrill K Waters, of Lakewood, In the morning, by 7 up. In the finals' splendid golf was ployed, a 2 on the third hole giving the lead to Fownes, which he had increased to Z up at the tenth hole. Brokaw won back a hole, but Fownes was finally dorrme 2 Brokaw won the seventeenth in 4, and bad still a chance to win, but by getting the home in 5 Fovynea had tho match by 1 up. The card: Fownes . , B 9 I 4 « * «-3T Brokaw 8 3 t i e 4 5--88 rovnes 6 4 5 1 S J B B--J5--82 Brokaw 7 4 5 5 5 B 9 4 6--ft--S3 Two Plttsburg men, Q, Wenzell and G. Morgan, reached the aemi-final for the ·Metedeconk Cup, DcForest and Lakewood beating the latter in the final. The third cup, tfte Carasalgo, was won by F. S. Sherman, of the Atlantic City Country Club. r ATH1ETICS AT HOV7AKD. --.-^---- J Colored TJnivetsity Making strides in Track and Field Sports. Never before In the history of Howard University has there been such a manifestation of unity of purpose along tha lines of developing the department of athletics as la ehown this year. Much praise Is due the faculty, which has lent its unqualified sanction to everjr movement looking toward the betterment of this particular department. Physical fitness is to take a much higher rank than it has hitherto occupied. The way has been substantially paved for a new track team, the track having already been surveyed. The coming season will find Howard with one of the fastest ball teams that has ever dug* a spike in the university campus. The schedule, which consists of about thlrty- flve games from April 1 to May 30, Is practically filled. A pleasing feature of this branch of the Athletic Association Is that It will meet some of the best col-i leges in the country on the diamond besides making a trip through Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. The football team has played fourteen games so far this season, and Howard has not been scored against yet. On Thanksgiving Howard will met the Shaw University eleven on the Howard campus for the Intercollegiate chamnjon- Bblp of colored colleges. SOUTHERN' BASEBAli LEAGUE. Kavanaugh Re-elected President and Salary Limit Fixed. . Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 25 --Judge W. M. Kavanaugb, of XJttle Rock, was to-day unanimously re-elected president, secretary, and treasurer of the Southern League of baseball clubs. James Palmer, of Nashville, was selected as vice president. The following directors were named: James Palmer, Nashville; P. P. MorrlU'TNew Orleans; A, W- Crawford, Shreveport, and E. P. Amerlne, Montgomery President Kavanaugh's annual 'report showed that the past season had been a good one, considering the difficulties ent countered In the way of quarantines. -The salary limit was finally fixed at a figure considerably below ».W a month. Bach club will be allowed to carry fourteen players. President Kavanaugh was empowered to draw up a playing schedule, with the understanding that the season, U to open on April 11. . v - - Totals.. Pleiihell . ... tit at 4W Vint Secona Third. Totals Harrin. McDonald ....... ....... ...... 118 McCarty ........ , ...... .. ...... 115 ur... ..... i, ...... ,....,. 121 ' First Second Third Om« game, game US 162 134 14J 184 132 1» IX 166 Totals WO «s TOT ·Beill rolled the last tana. ETANDINQ OF THE TEAKS TO DATE. Team. Won. Lost. Vet Sutth IT 4 SIS Westminster 19 19 St. John L 11 lo 524 ft. Mark....,, ,.,..v.... 10 11 .478 Filth I...- I 13 -Sf» Marvin ,..,, ( U .538 BOWLING SCHEDULES. Sunday-school League Arranges Games for Season. The Sunday-school iBr/vllng League, Which was organized last week, has adopted the following schedule of ganu December Hmint Pleasant Congregational vs. Foundrr; 7, Gnrley vs. TJnWn, 9 Calvary vs. Western Presbyterian; 1 Mount Vernon n Mount Pleasant, at Mount Pleasant; 14, Foundry is. Vnion; 16, Ourlsy vs Galvary; 19, Qurler rs Western; !1, Mount Pleasant vs. Union. January 4w Gurley vs Foundry, 6, Western vs Monnt Vernon; B, Western vs Mount Pleasant, at Mount Pleasant; », tJnlon vs. Olivary, at 7. M 0. A.[ 11, Hbunt Yeraoa vs. Qurley, 13, Calvary vs. Foundry: 16, Onrley vs. Mount Pleasant, is, Western n TMIOB; 2ft Calvary «. Mount Vernon, !3, Calvarr vs Mount Pleasant, at MouiU Pleasant; 96, Union vs. Mount Vsrnon, BT. Wetttm va, Foundry. 80, Mount VernoD vs. Foundry* February 1, Onrley VB, Union 8, Calvary TJI Western; t, Mount pleaoant vs Mount Vernon; 8, Union TS. Ponnory, ) Calvary va, Gurley] IS, Gurley -vi Western: 15 Mount Pleasant vs Western. 17, Calvary n. Union, to, Mount Pleagant vs. Union, at Mount Pleasant, M, Ourley vs Foundry, 27, Mount Vernon vs. Western. March 1, Giir}ey va, Mount Verasn; 8, Calvary va Foundry; R, Gurler vs. Mount Pleasant, at Mount Pleasant, 8, Union n Western, ID, Calvary vs Mount Vernon 18, Calvary vs Mount Pleasant; H, Monni Varuon vs. Union. IT, Western vs. Foundry, 20, Foundry vs Mount Pleasant, ai Mount Pleasant, £*, Foundry vs. Mount Vernon. PITCHERS BECAME BATSMEN. Present heading Hitter of National teagne Once Tossed the Ball. "Cy" Seymour, the Cincinnati outfielder, whox'.ed the National League in batting With a record of .877 this year, has had a meteoric career on the baseball diamond Ten years ago Seymour broke into major league company as a pitcher for the New York Giants. He Is a lefthander, and his work In the box was at times sensational. Seymour twirled for the Giants while Bill Joyce was'In command of the Kew York team. "Oy" had 'the most bewildering assortment of curves uncorked by a left-hander since the days ot torn Ramsey and Matt Kllroy, but he never could master control of his delivery. His wlld- neas and inability to control the ball at critical stages ruined bis usefulness as a pitcher. "Seymour would give three men their bases bn balls and then strike out the next three batsmen who face! him," said Joyce, his old manager. "I have seen him perform this feat on several different occasions, but on the other hand, he woulc just aa often 1111 the bags and then hit the next two or three men who followed them. Bejmour would pitch a no-hit game for eight innings, then 'go up In the air" and force in enough runs to lose the game by hitting the opposlrjg batsmen or giving bases on balls, "He was unhlttable when he had his drop ball and other curves working to perfection Seymour could shoot them across the plate like bullets, and his slow ball was a bird. He tried hard to master the control of his delivery, but finally had to give it up as a bad job and try for the outfield. He could hit like a champion when pltcWng for New York. Wo used him as the pinch bitter of the club whenever the opportunity presented Itself. Seymour's hitting made a valuable asset to the team. When Cincinnati captured him he was stationed regularly in the Reds' outfield." Seymour is one of the tew pHohers to develop Into a champion batsman. Tip O'Neill and Jesse Burkett entered major league company as pitchers and were converted into regular outfielders on account of their ability ti hit, O'NelU was the champion batsman of the old American Association. He played with Comlskey's four-time pennant winners. St. £auls Browne, and was the aoknowledeged pie- mler batsman of his day. CXNolll waej a tall, raW-boned man of brawn and muscle. He was a right-handed slugger, and could rip them out like Delehanty and Lojole. O'Nehl was the Idol jf the St. Louis fans In the latter. '80's. Neither Burkett nor O'Neill ever classed with Seymour as a pitcher, however. In 1897 Seymour pitched thirty-two games for the New York, and won .604 per cent of them. He save 167 batsmen their bases on balls, and struck out In7 that year. In 188? he pltaohed forty-four games and won .ESI per cent of them. He gave 211 bases on balls and struck out 249 Latsmen that year. Nearly six to a game. Think of thatl Seymour hit thlrty-ona batsman In 1S98. In 1889 he pitched thirty- three games and won .424 per cent of them, giving 162 bases on Balls and striking out 145 men. Johnny Ward, Jhiuny Callafean. and Theodore I!reiten?tain are some of the oiher pitchers who left the box and made coed m other positions. Callahan Is con- sldc-i-ed one of the greatest all-around players of the game to-day. Harvard's Crew Work. A distinctly English touch is given to crew work at Harvard by the system of selecting crews from dormitories, and also by tha bumping races. Filley, the present Harvard crew captain, is a graduate o^ an English public School, and he has almost entirely reformed rowing at Harvard. Those who would sneer at his ideas would do well to recall that the Harvard crew stroked by him last year gave Yale thd mightiest tussle of all the long line *at have been fought out between the two colleges. It Is understood that several other variations of English aquatic training will be Introduced next snrtng, 'but It Is grafting a green limb on a, dead tree to apply the externals of the English system at any American college, where tt» oarsmen come wlBh elmost no previous experience. It to a situation exactly the reverse of that which obtains, in English colleges. The growth of cricket and the introduction of pushball, a distinctly Baalish game, as a pastfme at Cornell both are signs of the trend toward English, sport ""our universities. Pennsy Wins Intercollegiate Shoot Cambridge, Mass.. Nov, 2S.--The University of Pennsylvania won. the intercollegiate shoot here to-day, breaking 197 tantets cut of a possible 250. Yale was ieeond. with L%, Harvard third, wllh 190, and Princeton fourth with 1W. r X31eo," the beautiful EBk Grove Calendar. WOES OF AN UMPIRE. BY TIM HURBT. Umpiring baseball games Is. perhaps, the hardest work and the most thankless in professional lines. Ishmael was a prime favorite and a much-loved person compared with the man who must decide each day's plays which may settle a game, or even the result of a pennant race. iulck judgment, quick eye, and rapid action on the feet are the prime requisites of an umpire--and the man who acts taster and thinks faster than another and has nerve and decision usually succeeds in that line of work. The umpire, dealing with ball players primed up to the highest pitch of excitement, desperate and earnest In their intent to win. facing a ·crowd that always Is partisan, needs every ounce of coolness and decision in bis make-up to do this work weU. Umpires are. born and not made. The best ball players, the men with the coolest Judgment while playlns -the game, often go to pieces when the entire responsibility of the game is thrown upon their shoulders. Often even hardened old stagers break to pieces under the heavy punishment from the bleachers and stands, and not infrequently from 4he anger and resentment of players themselves The tarapire in the minor leagues, who Is not as well protected from the players and crowds as In the American and National, has his own troubles, and the stories of assaults by slayers, attacks by crowds, and abuse from the rowdy element In the bleachers and stands are of dally occurrence. Umpires usually graduate from the small leagues Into the better class of organizations, and win their promotions by their excellent records. Occasionally old players are appointed--but they have not made a conspicuous success, and some have been drafted from other llnee of work, such as prize tight refereelng and starters in athletic games, who are trained men and cool. The umpire In one of the major organizations draws good pay--about $3,500 a year, with expenses-~and he is absolutely at the command cf the president of the league, who !· vested with utter power. A man may umpire tventy games in one town and then Jump 1.COO miles to another town to umpire He zney not have made a mistake during the settee, he may have been as "rotten" as the bleacherltes said he wae; but, without reference to this, the president suddenly orders him to re- purt somewhere else. He may umpire one game in a city and then jump 300 miles to another city and jump back again, Th* state of umpires is switched constantly, and no one except the president and thd umpire knows where a man Is to work next. This Is necessary to keep the crowds satisfied, as w*ll OB to keep the men themselves confident and In the confidence of the patrons. Any umpire will get the ill will of some faction of a team or a crowd if he remains Ira any citj for two weeks; but he can go away and return a. week later a favorite, unless he ha« made mistakes that are too bad to be forgotten. Every umpire makes mistakes. I re member that even I made one at a time. At least I think It *as a mistake I called a strike when not mor* than the seam 01 the ball was over the edge of the plat a. I have been aecmwil ot making other mlu- takes--but Jhat Is unjust. The main source of the trouble with umpires is to deciding too quickly This Is natural. An umpire wants to make his decision In a flash, and desires never to show hesitation that may be seized upon by the players. Therefore, he decides a man safe or out the second or the fraction of a seconu that a play Is completed and frequently on eighth of a second later he sees he was wrong Perhaps the ball Is muffed or the player draws a foot off the base, and then there Is a howl from every direction The umpire who tajows he has made a mistake feels worse about It than the crowd does, and therefore he la more likely to set "rattled" and malte wotse mistakes Some, naturally wishing to atone for their blunders, try to "even up, 1 and get Into worse trouble than ever The umpire must be absolutely impartial, but even umpires are human, al .though many do not believe It, and they unconBCteu»ly favor some team against another. They would deny Indignantly any such accusation, but as a matter of fact it cannot be otherwise. I know one urn plre is so anxious not to favor Chicago --for which team he has natural liking-that he decides the close plays agalnsi them, and I know another who hates New York so much that he gives thai team all the best of his decisions for fear of ibeing accused of being prejudiced egadnat them. These instances, however, are rare, an as a class umpires are remarkable for their fairness and lack of prejudice Many do not realize which side it is that la at bat, or recognize the man they call out They know the men, of course, but to them they are a» automatic figures. Naturally the umpire must be two stories higher above suspicion than Caesar's wife ever was, and for this reason he must make himself almost a hermit during the playing season. He must dodge his best friends among ball players keep -away from the managers who are his warmest chums, and dodge even the laity. There is a proneness among baseball fanatics to talk wildly about fairness --and I know of one case where an umpire sat down to lunch one day, by accident, at a table with a captain of a ball team and was accused later of getting drunk with his captain. This, of course, was wild and irresponsible talk, but it shows how careful an umpire must be to avoid even a vestige of suspicion. To hold the men well in hand, to earn their respect and the respect of the crowd, is the first object of an umpire. The moment a man gets a reputation for being "easy" ball playars will Jerk his Jacket oft. If he Is kndwn to be fair, impartial, and » stern commander on the field he seldom has to exert Jils authority. The players know before he .starts what WM1 happen if they turn to rowdy tactics, and they respect him accordingly. If they have kicks to make they make them quietly and in reasonable style, and any umpire will listen to them for a reasonable length of time. To face a crowd of 30,000 prejudiced persons and call "Play ball" requires some grit in Itself--and to give the close decisions against the home team In tbe face of a volley of howls would seem to require more; But, as a matter ot fact, the crowd has little or no effect upon an experienced umpire. He is ao engrossed In his work and so anxious to watch every point and be at the best vantage spot to see a play that be does not realize until the ysll of rage % and/praise, arises that, there are any other persons on the field An umpire runs an average of two and a half miles each game played--and although he works only about two hours a day, he earns every cent he gets. He concentrates a day's work, worry, and anxiety into an hour, and generally leaves the- field weary and alroest exhausted. As a business umpiring Is not one to invite young men- Umpires Just happen. They get to umpiring and really, after a few years, an umpire gets to like the excitement, the nervous tension, the applause, and even to relish the howls of inger from the stands, for to him they mean that (he Is not a "homer," but is deciding Justly according to his own lights. Clancy's Hone Was in a Race. NO DATE FOR MICHIGAN Easterners Averse to Playing Western Champions. WOIVEBIHES A OHJEAT TEAK From the Beaton A noted man in Snrsncfleld was Michael Clancy, a- contractor, wtoo Sad become rich. (He bought a string of horses a*d entered them for the Saratoga meet. He rd his horses for tne fun of It, and rarely bet One day he had a horse entered that seemed to have so excellent a chance to win that tie bet 110 on it. When the Worses got away Clancy stood in the grand stand watching them through oil field glasses. Some of his friends, knowing of the ?10 bet, crowded about and began to joko him. "Where's your horse now?" Clancy was asked. Clancy surveyed the field carefully. '1 can't quite make out," he replied, whether he is last in th* third race or first to the fourth." ? At Tale, Harvard, Princeton, and Pennsylvania They Feel that They JUready Have a Heavy Schedule, and to Add Another Contest witi Michigan Would Be Overdoing the Athletes. C C Bateman, an admirer of "Hurry Up" Yost and a firm believer in the strength of the Middle Western football teams, ·writes to The Post to ask if any attempts have been made to arrange a game between Michigan and any of the great Eastern elevens, and, if so, what reason was~glven for the refusal to arrange a contest Each year, after the annual Michigan- Chicago game on Thanksgiving Day, Coach Yost comes East for the Army-Navy con- ·tcst, and upon these occasions usually meets Hie football coaches of the East. Several times the peer of the Western coaches has tried to get the large Eastern elevens to arrange some date, but each time he has failed. The principal reason for the refusal at the Eastern teams to arrange games with Michigan Is because of the heavy schedules which the teams In tfois section already have. Yost was especially anxious to play the Pennsylvania team of last fall, but as the Quakers already had their annual games wich Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell, besides a number of contests with strong small college teams, it was impossible to consider a game -with the champions of the West. Yale's Two Big Games. Yale meets the strongest colleges of New England each fall, besides her two annual ''big games" The Pennsylvania, Yale, and Dartmouth games take up most of Harvard s attention, so it would «eern tliat tihere Is small chance of the Kast meeting the West unless some of the big teams of the Bast sever relations, and then look westward for an annual "championship" struggle That the West has made great strides on the gridiron during the past eight or ten years is acknowledged on all sides, but there is a diversity of opinion among followers of the game as to the chances the Wolverines would have of defeating Yale or any other of Ohe East's big group. Michigan lakes Big Scores. The feeling seems to be that Michigan's whirlwind attack, which has run up century scores at Ann Arbor, would be a surprise to Eastern critics, but It Is admitted in the West, as well as maintained in the East, that when It comes to fine coaching of the Individual players and In building up "stiff defenses the West is attH not quite up to the mark set by the representative teams of the East Michigan s greatest prominence has been gained through the large scores that she has piled up against her opponents in the preliminary games, but If Yale had this fall met some high school or fresh-water college of New England on the day that she swamped Morley s big Columbia team by more than 50 to 0, the Blue would have undoubtediv surpassed any mark ever set by Michigan against comparatively weak opponents. HAD STEONG ELEVEN. Washington School for Boys Enjoyed Ita Best Season This Year. One of the most promising football teams of the District this fall has been that of the Washington School for Boys, which, though averaging under 135 pounds, has exhibited some very pretty football, and, in spite of injuries which handicapped the team at the most critical times, has closed the most successful season in the history of the school Out of a squad never numbering over fourteen and often less than eleven, Mr Whitney, the school coach, developed a team whose defense was nearly always serviceable, and whose offense was strong, varied, and at times really remarkable His favorite plays were formations from "tackles back' and "tackles over" He thus developed an easily varied attack, which utilized his strong tackles either in line plunges, cross-bucks, or end runs The team Buffered three defeats One at the hands of the Baltimore Country School (12-6), one by Yeates School. Lancaster, Pa. (29-0), both at a time when the team was badly crippled by the loss of Britton from Quarter and Capt. Bard from left tackle, and one by a picked team from Hyattsvllle (16-0), when the Washington boys had but eight of their own men The strength of the season was shown by the two decisive victories over Marston University School of Baltimore, one In Baltimore (15-0), the second in this city (12-0), which two games gave the Washington school possession of a handsome trophy cup, signalizing the championship between the two schools. The season was closed by the signal triumph over the Friends Select School of this city (24,0), in which game Washington was again able to play Bard and Britton and was strengthened by Whlteslde, formerly of Army and Navy Prep, who had entered late. Bliss, at quarter, evidenced splendid generalship in these later games Lehmann, at center, was cool and accurate in handling the ball, and proved a smiling, but impassable rock on defense Capt Bard was ably seconded In his splendid work In the line by the guards. Glover and Hemenway The offensive work of Bard, either in carrying the ball or running interference was the envy of his opponents A strong trio of backs, Woodward, Allen, and Macartney, were consistent In defense, and ran their offensive plays in close, hard fashion Homer, Pilsen, Johnson, and Fitzsimmons played throughout the season, and deserve, with the rest, the credit of a successful year Husband Guilty of Manslaughter. Upper Sandusky* Ohio, Nov Z.--The jury in the case of Frank Hell, charged with murdering his wife and secreting her body in an outhouse, returned a verdict of manslaughter early to-day. The Jury took forty tallots before an agreement was reached: I " I h*v« b**n nsliic !Mevreta f o r I , wblcli 1 nave Iraec *mlct«d for OTU twenty . and I e*n »*jr that OMoaret* harft clran u« nor* ttijra any o»W wm^iS.*TM *T*T trtetL X Mrtalnly Mettnraend them to my .M*nd* M all they a r t ' ' * k.!%· rennlno "tablet stjuu tocu* or roox xum*r back. Uof Remedy Co., CUeagft or K.Y. M SPAPFRl SPAPFRl

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