Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on December 26, 1922 · Page 15
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TUESDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 26, 1922. 15 WALTER CAMP PICKS ALL - AMERICA STARS - LOCAL STARS WIN - LYKENS LANDS TITLE HAimiSBUIUStJiTELEGRAPn COLLEGE STARS BATTLE ON ICE Wb EasyWin Easy Viutory With Beck and Comfort Out of Lineup Ha.rrlsburg'fl second arrrrual Chris t - maa Day grid game was run oft In n ntvla yesterday In Island Park, and although the wonder boy Carl Beck did not get m tne game, tne fans who attended were riven a real holiday treat. Comfort, ' another star, who hails from Carnegie Tech. was also minus when the lineup was announced. Books, of Dickin - ieon College, and Frock, of Lebanon Valley, filled in the vacant places. The game was played before a large holiday crowd upon a field which was a veritable skating rink, and the long runs and exhibitions of open - fleld running, which the crowd had expected from the rival stars, was reduced to a minimum. Forward passing as a substitute furnished ' many thrills. Rabbit Rote heaved the ball for Harrlsburg and Kersel for the Lancaster team. Books, left halfback of Dickinson College, scored in the opening quarter for Harrisburg. The next tally was registered late in the second quarter, when Vic Emanuel, right end from Gettysburg, shot a forward over the line to Rote. The extra point was made through aflukie when the ball went low, bounced oft a lineman's head and lit upon the top of the bar. The third touchdown came in the last period of play. This quarter was the most exciting of the game, featured by a 60 - yard run by Kersel, many fumbles and forwards, and the last touchdown, made by Wilsbach. on a line plunge. The Harris - burg team completely outplayed Its opponents throughout the whole game. Harrlsburg made 10 first downs, while Lancaster was unable to make any. Kersel and Smith were the mainstays of the Lancaster team, while Rote, Wilsbach, Books and Emanuel played the stellar roles for the Harrlsburg eleven. Summary and line - up: Harrisburg Lancaster V. Emanuel, 1. e. Bassett, 1. e. Frock, 1. t Marl, 1. t, Arnold. 1. g. Nagle, 1. g. Blehl, c Swank, c Lauster, r. g. Brown, r. g. Morret, r. t. Campbell, r. t S. Emanuel, r. e. B. Brown, r. e. Rote, q. b. J. Brown, q. b. Books. 1. h. b. Smith, 1. h. b. Dayhoff, r. h. b. Kline, r. h. b. Wilsbach, f. b. Kersel, f. b. Scores by quarters: Harrlsburg 6 7 0 720 Lancaster 0 0 0 00 Substitutions Ebner for Dayhoff; Crawford for E. Emanuel; Gartner for Morret; F. Beck for Lauster. Touchdowns Wilsbach, Books and V. Emanuel. Referee Shorty Miller, Penn State. Umpire Saul, Otterbein. Head linesman Jenkins, Harrisburg. Time of quarters 8 minutes. COLLEGE BOYS LOSE IN CAGE CONTEST; KILLINGER BIG STAR Harrisburg's Big Five last night won over local College Stars, score 27 to 20. It was a nip and tuck game and enjoyed by a large holiday crowd. The College boys played a wonderful game.. Killinger was the big star.' Of his team's 27 points, he was responsible for 12 of them. His work on the defense was also brilliant. Kline shared honors with Killinger with one double - decker and five goals from the free - toss nark out of eight attempts. Snaps Emanuel and Dayhoff were the big offensive men for the losers. The Gettysburg College boy scored four times from the field and twice from the four mark. Dayhoff dropped two through the hoop from the field, and one from the foul mark. The lineup: Big Five Collegians Holeman, f. Emanuel, f. Huston, f. Dayhoff, f. Kline, c. "Wilsbach, c. Killinger, g. Bihl, g. Gough, g. Smith, g. Field goals. Big Five Kline, 6; Killinger, 4; Huston, Gough. Field goals, Harrisburg Collegians Emanuel, 4; Dayhoff, 2. Foul goals Emanuel, 2; Smith, 2; Wilsbach, 2; Bihl, Dayhoff. Substitutions Big Five, Sykes for Gough. Referee Ike McCord. Time of halves 20 minutes. TECH FIVE"STARTS AGAINST ALUMNI IN FIRST CAGE BATTLE Harrisburg Tech's veteran quintet will open Its season next Friday evening in Chestnut Street Auditorium with the Alumni as the opponents. Last year the Walnut streetera had a high class team but to say that this year's five Is even better is not stretching the truth. McLinn and Tuckey, veteran forwards, have practically clinched their berths this year while at center Wilsbach and Hartman have been wiowlng up good. Ellis will probably take care of the guard positions and Haps Frank, the other defensive post. Coach Ike McCord will select the team that he is going to start against the alma mater boys this afternoon, and this combination will work together this week as a final preparation for the initial contest. A dance program has been arranged as a concluding' feature of the eve ning. The game will start at the usual time at 8.15 o clock. SAILOR FREEDM AN IS WINNER OVER BARRETT Philadelphia, Dee. 26. Sailor Freed man. of Chicago, won decisively over Bobby Barrett, of Clif ton Heights, Pa, in the principal bout of the Christmas Day card here. Barrett was bleeding about the face from the third to the eighth round. Freedman weighed 128 and Barrett. ll - Alex Hart, of Cleveland, beat George Chaney. of Baltimore. Each weighed 135ft ponpnds. Ad Stone, the "Fighting Marine." ' of Philadelphia, defeated George Shade, of California, in the light - heavyweight bout. Stone weighed 17. Shade 174. - Whitey" Fitzgerald, of Philadelphia, won a popular decision ever Jimmy Hasten, of Denver. ENGLISH BOY GETS DBCKIOX TVeatoa, N. J, Dec. 24). Glenn Stephana, English flyweight, making his first appearance in the United States, outpointed Frankie Curley, Mew Tor. In eight rounds, aeeord - GOLF'S LEADING CHAMPIONS British Open .."Waiter Hagen British Amateur.Lord Holderness British Women, . Miss Joyce Wethered American Open Gene Sarazen American Amateur.. Jess Sweetser American P. G. A... Gene Sarazen Unofficial World's Champion, Gene Sarazen Women's National.. Glenna Collett Southern Amateur.. . .R. T. Jones Western Open Mike Brady Western Amateur, Charles "Chick" Evans Intercollegiate A P. Boyd Metropolitan Amateur.J. Sweetser Metropolitan Open. Marty O'Loughlln Long Island Amateur, H. W. Maxwell, Jr. Long Island Open. .William Kline Westchester Amateur, E. E. Sturges Westchester Open. .W. McFarlane New Jersey Amateur. .Frank Dyer New Jersey Open. Marty CLoughlln LYKENS ELEVEN RETAINS TITLE Wins Over Capital City A. A. in Hard Fought Grid Contest Lykens gridders retain . the inde pendent championship of Dauphin county, winning yesterday over Cap ital City A A., score 12 to 0. Both scores were made near the close of quarters. It was a great football game through and through both teams having brilliant spurts. (Lykens outplayed the local boys in the final quarter. A big holiday crowd witnessed the contest, many Harrisburg rooters being in evi dence. Lykens had the best of the argu ment in weight. The first touchdown came 10 seconds before the end of the first half. After the teams had struggled back and forth through the slush and mud for two 16 - mlnute quarters, with the heavier team gradually advancing on every exchange of the pigskin, Cooper car ried the ball across the goal. The second touchdown came at an equally dramatic moment. J. Hoffman plunged across the line with only a half minute to go before the end of the game. Neither extra point was scored. Lykens won the county champion? ship with the better team. The Capital City eleven played a des perately hard game, but Lykens played just as hard, and had the advantage in weight. The lineup: Lykens Capital City Calnin, L e. O'Niel, 1. t. R. Snyder, r. g, A Snyder, o. - Stanley, r. g. Greener, r. t. Coopper, r. e. Williams, q. b. Kostas, 1. e. Song, 1. t. Nogle, L e. Daniels, c. Hocker, r. g. Ulrlch, r. t. Meyer, r. e. Weidman, q. b. H. Hoffman, 1. h. b, wye, l. h. b. J. Hoffman, r. h. b. Smith, r. h. b. Shultz, f. b, Guntin, f. b. Score by periods: Lykens 0 6 0 C 13 Capital City 0 0 0 0 0 Touchdowns Cooooer. J. Hoffman. Referee Dinger. Umpire Thomas. Time or quarters 15 minutes. LOCAL BOYS MAY GET CHANCE TO MEET CHAMPION LYNCH With a guarantee that the winner will positively get a chance with Joe Lynch, bantamweight champion of the world, Peter Husic the Steel - ton flash, and Kid Julian, the south ern bantam weight champion, are not letting the holidays interfere with their training for the twelve - round battle Monday afternoon, Eddie Meade, who handles January 2. Lynch, has written that Lynch has several unfinished jobs in the mid - dlewest which he must fill and after that Meade and his champion will return east and Barrett can depend upon the champion meeting Julian or Husic in this city during the month of February. While great interest is being shown in this battle, the eight - round semiwlndup between Babbit Rep - man, Husic'a stablemate, and Sammy Novia, of York, is also coming in for its share of gossip. Novia recently lost the popular decision to Huslc in a twelve - round bout, and previous to this, the Yorker was given a popular decision over Repman in the same ring. After the Husic fight Novia said the twelve - round limit was too much for him, but eight is his speciality. George Kerns, the local lightweight, who meets Kid Buckey, a protege of Frankle McGulre's, in the opening six - round bout, has started training with the Barrett stable of boxers. An added attraction will be the appearance of Matysek, the world's champion strong man. Matysek la not only a strong man but claims he can throw any man in the world, and in proof of his belief he has posted the sum of J 5,. 000 with Jack Curley. the New York wrestling promoter, to bind a macth with Strangler Ed. Lewis, the present world's champion. In his local appearance Matysek, who weighs 174 pounds, offers the sum of $60 to any man that can duplicate his feats or lining. . MARKET SQUARE PLAYS The Market Square Church team. of Harrisburg, will play the Pal myra ex - High Five at Palmyra tomorrow evening. The Presbyterians are anxious for a victory. Manager Albert Taylor and Coach J. B. Look er requests the following players to report at Market Square at 6 o'clock to - morrow evening: trees e, Clem ents, Walker, Miller, Thorpe, Selgh - man and Murray. AMERICANS EXROCTK HOME Manila, Dec 28. A baseball team, composed of National and American League stars, defeated picked team of Manila Americans here. 12 to 5., The visitors, who came here after touring Japan, de parted on the steamer President Jefferson for the United States via Hong Kong and Shanghai. Governor General Leonard A. Wood wai at the pier and bade the players godspeed . PITT AT SAN FT - AXCISCO Sam Francisco, Cal, Dee. 21. The University of Pittsburgh football team. In charge of Coach Glen Warner, arrived in San Francisco yesterday, and will remain for en tertainment, sightseeing and i night's rest before Invading Palo Alto to - day to prepare for the came next Saturday with Stanford Uni varsity. CAMP'S ALL AMERICA STARS SHOW WHY THEY ARE WINNERS; HAVE BRAINS, POWER, SPIRIT ; - , ; f Great Defensive Eleven; Back field Has Punch; Many Players With Ability Show Real Football; Self - Re - liance Is Big Factor ; ' ( Copyright, 19J2, P. F. Collier & Eon Company ' - First End Taokle . Guard . , Center A Guard . . Tackle . End .... Quarter. Halfback Halfback Fullback ... Taylor, Annapolis .....Kirk, Michigan ....... w.. ....... Treat, Princeton Waldorf, Syracuse Schwab, Lafayette Cross, Yale Garblscn, West Point ..Bowser, Pittsburgh ... .........Hubbard, Harvard Setron, W. Virginia ... Thurman. Pennsylvania Neidlinger, Dartmouth ..Muller, California Bomar, Vanderbilt ....... ,.fcLocke, Iowa ..Smyths, West Point .. ,...v..Kw, Cornell Morrison, California Kipke, Michigan . ........ Owen, Harvard M. John Thomas, Chicago ...... Barron, Georgia Tech .. Reprinted by permission' of Collier's, Every first - class football team, a winner, has. lust as does a man, a certain marked individuality of its own. The great characteristics of this Ail - American team, as it stands, above, are: , 1. Brains by which I mean that every man on it has proved himself in contests this year not only able to play his own position but to diag nose situations ana to act unaer emergencies. ' Z. Power the actual inrust vi this team, line and backs, would be so powerful as to steadily wear down any defense tnat was presented to them, and by sheer force drive the opponents into suomis - eicn. . . 0. Spirit a fiery, dashing, over whelming confidence that makes everything go. Each man of the eleven has this kind of spirit developed to the highest degree and each man has demonstrated it on the field. Now as to the particular breadth of ability of the team as thus put together, we have ' these features: Practically every man in the back field is a threat, not of one kind of attack, but of three, whilo in the line we have, ends who can block tackles: tackles who can get the jump on their guards and then clean up the secondary; guaras who can open holes, can take part in further interference, and a center accurate and steady in his passing, an still instantly useful after his pass is made. We have ends spe - ciallv adeDt in taking a forward pass without checking their stride, taking it in - almost any angle and instantly sensing the position of the opponents and dodging or getting away. AH tour ui mo uh.r - u5 men can throw the pass or go through and receive it, and they are strong enough on their feet not to be bumped or unsteaaieu m ui part of the play. A Great ueiensive Turning now to the defense, the r,Au run rnver any kicks and pre vent their run - back. The backs are kickers, and one oi mem uw ui th nnnntrv to place the punt, according to conditions. Hence, defensively, this team is able to transfer the play for the full distance of the kick and hold the opponents at the spot.' No one is likely to get a run - back on these men; and bear in mind that this run - back was the deciding factor in the Harvard - Yale and Army - Navy games this year as well as the Harvard - Yale game in 1921, When it comes to the scrimmage, it would be indeed a powerful offense which should penetrate mo mifirtin of this line, and our tackles have throughout the season cut a wide swath In preventing piaya coming over their positions, while our ends have both been particularly noted for driving plays in tnmnrii thA tackles and guaras, as well as sifting through the interfer ence and getting the runner li ne tried to come to the outside. As to the forward - passing game, our linemen are adepts in hurrying the passer and all our back - field men have made reputations as in - tementers of passes, so that the side throwing them, instead of reap ing gains, has in a good many cases not nniv lost the ball, but lost con siderable yardage at the same time. Finally, every player on mis team has been through grief, and proved himself adaptable to conditions, especially in tight pinches, More than half of them have never known de feat this season, and the others with only a single exception in bitterly fouerht - out contests where the mar gin was small and the issue in doubt And in ail tnese cases uw jiaxuuu - lar players we have selected stood out both in victory and defeat. Taylor, of the Navy, shone all through the season, but particularly in the Penn - State and Army games. His catching of passes is uncanny, and his driving in of plays sent in his direction is strikingly good. He is remarkably fast down the field, cannot be checked, and slows down nicely to meet his man. He has more power than one would suppose, is quite competent to handle the tackle, and, in addition, makes a lot of trouble for the secondary defense. Always on the move, he is an extremely difficult man for the interference to clean out of the pathway, and even when reached he is hard to put out. Muller, of California, is the most deft man in the country in the art of sifting through interference and finding , the man with the ball. Although he begins by forcing the play to turn in, owing to his weight and power, he is not content with that, bat. if he sees his chance, shoots through the protectors and snaps his man. Not only is he one of the greatest forward passers of the country, but he is also a star receiver. His method of getting away with a jump upon receiving the forward pass shows the speed and dexterity of a back - field man. Treat, of Princeton, is of that rangy, powerful type essential in the modern game. But he is also particularly strong in diagnosing the play quicaiy ana in never Doing drawn too far out of position. For a strong man. he is extremely fast down the field and has plenty of endurance. His heady play in the Harvard game was the psychological factor for Princeton, and his hard charging Is of the type taught by Cavanangh. It was also his work that counted the most in the few plays which enabled Princeton to get np to the goal in both the Harvard and Yale games. . Thurman. of Pennsylvania, like neat. Is fast and powerful, with an intense fighting spirit developed to the extreme by the fact that he has had to be the bulwark of an eccentric line and stand up against heavy pounding. - On the attack he has been obliged to do a great deal of the work himself in preparing the way for his back field. But one feature or tne Pennsylvania Bleven Second EHevea The National Weekly. has been of especial advantage to him in making him such a strong all - around man; and that is that his team has been forced by circumstances into using a variety of play, ranging from the ordinary and regular to the spectacular and unexpected. This is probably one reason why Thurman is so adaptable to conditions. His defensive work was the great factor in holding .down the Cornell scoring machine. The Back Field Has Punch Schwab, of Lafayette, was, as of old, the same exceptional combination of power and speed. He is a guard who is' never anchored, and one of the cleverest linemen in the country in drawing his opponents out of position and in deceiving them as to the point of attack. His work, both offensively and defensively, has been Lafayette's greatest asset in the last two years. Hubbard, of Harvard, was the outstanding man on the Harvard line this year, .and he is patterned somewhat after Schwab, of Lafayette, but has not had as great experience. He has a strong charge, with his feet well under him, a keen eye when he gets set, and he is particularly clever on the offense In working with his center and tackle in making openings. He stopped up decisively the plays which came at or near his position in all his games, and was of the old Pennock type, which Harvard and her opponents remember so well. Garbisch, of West Point, is an ideal center in a field of good men, and the added asset of his drop - kicking is the factor In his finally supplanting all others; that marvelous forty - flve - yard kick, partly across the wind and at a difficult angle in the Navy game, made the three points that eventually, as things turned out, settled at the Army - Navy contest. His passing is regular and can be easily handled. and he has a good jump, after and not wmie makine his oass. He has his head up quickly on defense and diagnoses plays rapidly and surely. incite, oi iowa. the great Plung ing back and end runner, was a star on attack and defense, and went to the top of his triumph when he piloted his team from quarterback. His direction of the play in the Ohio state game was remarkable, and, in addition, in twenty - two running attempts he made an average gain of five yards in each attempt. Kaw, of Cornell, needs little in troduction after his work of the last two years. To those who have not seen him play, however, it should be said that he is the greatest all - around back - field man in the country. A combination of ability to plunge, run slant plays, cut in, circle an end, kick or forward - pass would be enough, but, in addition, his defensive work is of the very highest and his ability to intercept forward passes is uncanny. He in tercepted four in the Dartmouth game and batted down two more. Kipke, of Michigan I can hardly say too much for this sterling per former. He Is of a more wiry type than my other backs, and requires a bit more care in handling, but he makes up for this in his exceptional speed and doging qualities. His sidestepping is like that of Killinger, last years Penn State star. - He is an ' excellent kicker and the best placer of punts in the country. He is also a particularly dangerous interceptor of forward passes, and liable to net a touchdown from any one of these. John Thomas, of Chicago, has that rare art of carrying through his charge with his feet still under him, ready for a further drive. When he strikes he strikes hard, but he has still a later thrust of power so that the ordinary check in a line does not stop his forward progress. He would be the most dashing of the three in this All - America back field. His work shone in other games, but it was particularly brilliant in the Princeton game. It is safe to say that he did far more against the Princeton line in effective scoring than did any backs of the East who met the Tigers. Other Bright Stars I am sorry that space forbids my going into as full details as to the qualifications of the second team. ' - Kirk, of Michigan, is a great end and student of the game. He can play halfback if necessary. He has brains and initiative, and Is always at work. His speed and tackling ability are aign. Bomar, of Vanderbilt, is only shaded a little by two other ends largely through the experience gained by his rivals against stronger opposition. lie weighs 200 pounds, is tremendously fast, and a, hardy. defensive player. On attack he is able to pick the forward pass oat or the air on the lull run. and. run nlng with a high - knee action quite iiae uuu oi tne reaouDiaoie Ted Coy. if he cannot get by his man. runs him down and goes on over him. still on his feet. Waldorf, of Syracuse. Is an ag gressive tackle of the old - style charge, but always with his feet under him and in control. He - has come fast almost as fast as any one on the gridiron, and has been tne mainstay or tne Svracuu lino Neidlinger of Dartmouth has been the star of the Greea Una. vhttku - in adversity or soooesa He Is extreme ly active, , gTeat ngnter. - fast down neia. ana ciever bib is work on an' opposing guara er tackle on of fense. Cross of Tale was a bulwark of the Yale line, and extraoidinaril taat an hie feet for such a heavy "nr - - r (xl( pounds.) In the Priaeetea game this was shewn on several oeoaslons. as it was also ia the Harvard eon - test. Nothing can some through him. and he opeas holes powerraUy and cleverly. Setron of West Virginia Is another powerful type and respected by all ih opponent oi me jtonBtaiaeers. ec .nosoarea m as . Third Elevea , .Kopf, Wash, and Jefferson. . Below, Wisconsin. . McMillan, Illinois. . Peterson, Nebraska. .Dickinson, Princeton. .Gulian. Brown. , . Kadesky, Iowa. . Uterltr, Michigan. Jordan, Tale. .Baronet, Annapolis. . Castner, Notre Dame. the regular center position early in the season, but before the end became one of the leaders. He is a particularly active and mobile man, Passes the ball well, and is especially strong - on his defensive work. In fact, many believe he will be a second Bob Peok. Smythe, of West Point is a brilliant perrormer, a good Judge of players, Mid a surprisingly elusive runner, He lacks the power of Locke and sometimes tends to get in motion before making sure of the ball, and takes some big chances in running back across the field But it may be said jn Justification that in his big game he got away with it" and brought nis team put of a desperate hole. Owen of Harvard Is a big, burly, raw mam, exceedingly hard to stop when once under headway. He is not quite as good in getting; his openings from scrimmage as Kaw and Kipke, or In forcing through as John Thomas, as was shown by a oomparl - son of the Prinoeton - Harvard and iTinceton - Chlcago games. But he is probably the most dangerous of all if he gets under headway, either on the receiving end of a forward pass. t, - 5,,ln the Yal "ine i the run - back from a punt. I,1',rrl11 of California is very slm - vrJ0 Kaw 10 rret many ways. Morrison never fails to go over the nifi? dlstance. He is a strong Sn SAs.a ba,cker - up to the line S,,,1" hi" diagnosis of the spot where the runner is to strike, and his drive Into the runner before the aid? 3 Li6 h,s feet on er tors in r.i,0pen.,B.' J""9 8tn l 9 HJ, 0 California's defense. He is tnoulh MJnteJ!2erer' with weight k. I? Prevent his ever being shot back upon his runner. waaherOG,l0rsl.JTecn 18 tin ?hf tof. "rliiron, but he is still the most feared back am ... In tha Ouitt. xfr , " ""ck neitt man as the (ImI .7j oa a game H1 "rlttSef JSJlf; thfJntenso trouble making fo? orVaPrdPasStS - reu't - K weapons wn tJ. 8 PtCicu1ar?y S Castner of Notre Dame was the ESSEX vzi 3 ?i5J S There irl m tre JJame team, the 'Irtit with STS. hfiheSV" Is close t? . bu hU PMsta Mohwdt, ' " a0t equal th" 01 It has bArtftm ttiA' i . . S5!c.hM",.ho.,l certm few men on nVh. tor emergency purposes. for s?u.mtn held 00 tho We lines ior special, purposes on the All - 8tatC.rl?n WUld b,e Workman of Ohio f(a,f..and s"iTely of Princeton for situation, where, with Muller laid "P - lonET and accurate forward - Pffff ameCTmlght b necessary! Pfaffman of Harvard for dropkick - insr: Neshit nt nu.i rir.v West Point, and Asplundh of Swarth - "JS,. ,onJK Plng; Degree of Notre Dame for a fighting guard on defense MiM the goal; Weiderquiat " "" Jereerson ror the ".hm J?upo?e " a tckl. and Hea - phy of Boston as center, with Mai - lS.y oritfcaie3n UP the "M at The following were i. top of their respective positions: Ends Berkev. Cal.: tre Dame; Eddy, Yale; Kklund, Minn.; Florence, Georgetown. Gray, Princeton: Hannr. . Ind.: Rnlmin V.1 - . Jappe, Syracuse; Julian, Bucknell:' xwuiwu, Aunurn; neii, Vanderbilt (punter); Parr, Annapolis; Pulaski. Wis.; Roberts, Center. Rohrke, Chicago; Schoepfel, Neb.; Stout, Prlnce - i?,n: Strofcmeler, Chicago; Tebell. f - V'SJJ.V Sy"! Wilson. Texas A and M.; Wilson, III Tackles Baker, Princeton; Beam, Cusick. Lehigh; XMebei. Lafayette - Edgar. Bucknell: Plet - rhr rMn, Gross, Minn.; Hanson, Cornell; Lewis! uiucigo; jntusanon, renn state; Meredith, W. Va.; Mulrhead. Mich.. Mulligan, West Point; Murray, Sewanee; Penfleld. Northwestern; Petcoff, Ohio State; Raub, Rutgers; Reynolds, Ga.; Smith, Wis.; Sonnenberg, Detroit; Thompson, la.. Ward. Texas: WAlh. Neb.; Weller. Neb.; Weiderqulst, W. Guards Abrahamson. Minn.; Be - denk. Penn State; Berquist, Neb.; Breidster, West Point; Carney, Annapolis: Cruikshank, Yale; Degree, Notre Dame; Hohfeld. Wia. Meade, la.; Mlnnlck, la.; Pixley. Ohio State; Pondelik, Chicago; Sack. Pittsburgh; Swank, Purdue; Welch, Colgate; Whelefael. Ga. Centers A as. Mine.; Bents, Penn State. Blott, Mich.; Culver, Syr,; Green. Bl.; Heaphy, Boston; Heldt. Is.; King. Chicago; Knbale, Centre; Lovejoy, Yale: Nichols. Wla Quarters Bartlett, Ala.; Bradshaw. Baylor; Brennan, Lafayette: Buell. Harvard. Clark III; Conroy. Annapolis; Covington, Centre; Darling. Boston; Erb. CaL; Glennon. Holy Cross; Kuhn. Vanderbilt; Neidlinger. Yale; Parkin. Ia.; Pfann. Cornell: Robertson. Carnegie Tech. Workman. Ohio State. Baekfield Anderson. Carnegie: Anderson, Syr.: . Anderson. Haskell Indians; Asplnndh, Swarthmore: Baker. S. CaL; Beattle. Princeton; Brenkert. W. and J.; B runner. Laf.; Cappon. Mich.; Cassldy, Cornell. Cleaves. Princeton, Cullen. Annapolis: Eckberg. W. Va.: Bricksen, W. and J.; Flanagan. Pitta; Flavin. Georgetown: Fleteher. Ga.: Ford. Ala. Poly.; Gasella. Laf.; Hartley Neb.: Hewitt. Pitts.: Klee, Ohio State. Kepplaeh. Columbia: Lantenschlager. Tulane; Mallon. Williams; Marti neaa. Minn.: MeKee. Aenapelte: Miller. Pa,: Miller. Notre Dame; Nardaecl. W. Vs.: Neale. Yale. ' Neiny. Vanderbilt: Nichols. CaL: 0Hearn. .Yale; Painter. N. W.: Pyott. Chicago: Ramsey, Cornell: J Ksnooipn, uexnany; nobertson, Texas: Rogers. Ark.: Scott. Yale: Shirting. Auburn, Shlrey. Anbura - Shattlewerth. Ia.: HaMftdlager. Holy cross: Btouenwerca, sou Metnodlst: Sweet. Brown; Taft, Wis.; Welch. Detroit: West. W. and J.i White. Vtr - srlaia Military leaUtate; TOtaeav West' Point; Zimmerman, Syr.; Ziel, Wash.; Zorn, Chicago. One element of success for a football team lies In their own ability to assimilate the football instinct and knowledge which leads to self - reliance and Independence of thought in a critical - and unexpected event. A team must be trained to think, of football situations with the same quickness and accuracy as will be required In life, and each man must be taught to make his decision at a critical moment, without the fatal hesitating thought that he has not been taught to meet that special crisis. And this Ail - American Football Team has been selected with this fact in mind. NATIONAL LAWN TENNISCHAMPS Winners of national championship tournaments for the year 1923 follow. . - Oatdoors . . National singles William T. Tllden, 2d. National doubles. Tllden and Richards. - Clay court singles .William T. Tllden, 2d. ' Clay courts doubles. . .Bastlan and Burdick. Veteran singles. . .Dr. P. B. Hawk. Veteran doubles. Ward and Davis. - Intercollegiate singles. L. E. Williams. - Intercollegiate doubles. .Neer and Davis. - Junior singles... Arnold W. Jones Boys' singles D. O'Loughlln. Boys' doubles... Hill and Johnson. Father and son... J. D. E. and A W. Jones. . Women's singles. Mrs. IS. B. Mal - lory. Women's doubles. Mrs. Jessup and Miss Wills. Girls' singles.... Miss Helen Wills Girls doubles.... Misses Wills and Hooker. Mixed doubles. Mrs. M. B. Mallory and William T. Tllden, 2d. Indoors National singles . Francis T. Hunter. . Doubles. F. T. Anderson and S. H. Voshell. ... Women's singles. Mrs. M. B. Mallory. Women's doubles. Mrs. Jessup and Mrs. F. H. Godfrey. Mixed doubles. Mrs. M. B. Mallory and William T. Tllden, 2d. Junior singles. Edgar F .Dawson. Junior doubles. E. F. Dawson and J. Lang.' ... Boys' singles Greville Asker. PLAYERS WANT RIGHTT0 TALK Union Does Not Seek Better Pay at Start; Majors Only " Now BY JOHN B. FOSTER By Special Leatei Wirt to the Barriiturg Telegraph. Copyright. New York, Dec. 26. The first object of the new players union 1 s iot to be the forc - l n g o f additional pay. The players Iwish represen - jtatlon in the gov - o r n m e n t game. That has been their cry for years although there never has been a j. it. u ovvuh concerted enort to obtain it since the days of Dave Fulti. ' . , There is no doubt the players lack confidence In the government of the game as it is handled to - day. They hold that they are at the mercy of an arbitrary authority which has assumed control of them since they signed their first contract. To some extent that is true due to the reserve law which now controls the working destiny of thousands as compared with the thirty - two men which came under its provisions originally. It is quite true that the uses of this power has not always been Just Some minor leagues have been guilty of treating players abominably and that is the reason why the minor leaguers are inquiring whether they are eligible to membership in,, the new union and whether they will be taken care of "like the big fellows," If they should Join. Minor league players are not to be barred from the new union but It may be sometime before the wlno' leaguers are asked to Join. The major league players will be glad to have the minors co - operate with them but owing to the frequent changes among players of the smaller organisations it is harder to bring about organization In their ranks than among the big fellows. International Hitters The International League batting averages published to - day, show forty - three In the .300 class, with Foberglll, of Rochester far In the lead with .383. His nearest competitor Is Leach of the same club with .361. incidentally, nocnwwr " eight players who batted .300 or over, and besides having the leading bitter, has also the bottom place in the .S00 place in Gagnon who had an even .300. The Rochester club batting average is .302, Baltimore clofely trailing with .302 and Newark in last place with .269. MINOR LEAGUE CLUBS ESTABLISH RECORDS; FOTHERGILL AT TOP Several records were broken by players in the International League last season, according to figures Just made publle by officials of that elr - "rkv. - WntherrilL of Rochester. Is the leading batter, with a percentage regular piyii. : , sw Reading, who Played 104 games, leads with a percentage m A... Amtm Ra&dlnr. was the only player to take part In every contest his club played, 167 games. Clifford Brady, Rochester, went to bat the most times. 658. Maurice Archdeacon. Rochester, scored the moT reni 151. Frank Gllhooley Reading, made the most hits. 230. Al Winro. Toronto, made the most total bases on hits. 350. Frank GllhOoley. RoHlTir made the most one - base t.t. 1 James Walsh. Baltimore, ..A fca mniit two - base hits. 47. John Jacobs. Jersey City, made the most three - base hits, 20. and Al Wln - ro, Toronto, hit the most home - "ciitf ord Brady. Rochester, made the most sacrifice hits. 43. and Maurice Archdeacon. Rochester, stole the most bases. 66. ' Gus Gets. Reading, who was the only nlayer to taae pan in every contest played by his club, failed to hit home run. althoush playing In 167 games. Frank Gllhooley. of the same team, who made the most hits of any player In the league, also failed to COme inrougn wuu m auninia. WotMirt FothercilL Rochester, en Joyed the longest run of safe hitting In consecutive contests. 27 games straight. Forthergill began bis streak on July S and. concluded it August C W. A Tj. SCHEDTJldB Va Dec. 26. The 1123 footbalUachedule of Washington and Lee University. Includes games with West Virginia. Centre. Western Maryland. Washington and I Jeneroon. Jefferson. Unlgeialty and Kentucky i i WILLARD CASE MAY GET INTO POLITICS BY FAIR PLAY By Bptdal Leased Wire to the HorrUfrwf Telegraph, Copyright. . New York, Dec 26. With merry t.hrifmn a t - tilno. r f , V. a na,t JbVArv. body who has a grouch against any body has begun to sharpen up the u scaiDinir Knire. For one thing it appears to - day as though the Willard case is likely to get Into politics in New York. Tom O'Rourke who cabled his resignation to public office by Bedaville a poor humble newspaper, and as a conse - qtfenoe was derricked out qf his post on the New York Athletio Commission, has got a lot of friends in this city. Tom is a Democrat his friends are Democratic anybody who had Democratic friends under this Present administration in tha Rmnl .State was in about the same position man witn a costly lur overcoat in South Africa. It looked allright, but was not useful. But within a few days now the Republican administration in New York state Is going to take a long ride on the scenic rallwa. Here is where Tom O'Jtourke will come in. Also Jess Willard. The phesent athletic commission, headed by .William Muldoon some months ago placed an age limit on boxers, saving no fighter over 88 years old may Indulge in a bout in New Ybrk, O'Rourke rises, to ask OR THE OT. lWRENCE PEARY By Special Leased Wire to the Barrisourg. Tetegrap. Copyright. New York, Dec, 2. How far a college might go in emDlovine its football eleven as a producer of funds for needs of the Institution is given some point by the present en terprise of nhe Pennsylvania State team. The Nittany outfit as all know. will meet the University of Southern t - aiiiornia on New Year's Day in the annual gridiron feature of the Tournament of Roses at Pasadena. at is estimated that State will re ceive some $20,000 for playing. This sum will be turned Into the fund now in process of collection, which will he used for the construction of greatly needed college buildings. specifically the money earned at Pasadena vlll be applied to the building of a new training house. Anyone who has visited Pennsylvania State realizes the inadequacy, the Inconvenience of the present irame trackhouse, where athletes make their headquarters, indeed one EDISON CAGE TEAM HAS MANY CONTESTS The schedule arranged for the Kdl - son Junior High School baseketball team calls for 15 games in addition to the two that have already been played. Of the fifteen that remain to be played four will be played on the Chestnut Street Iloor, lour will be played outside of the city and the remaining seven will be staged on the Edison floor. . The one game with the Tech Re serves and the three Camp Curtin games will be played at Chestnut Street Auditorium. The outside of the city games are with Gettysburg Hltrh Reserves. York High Reserves. Camp Hill High School and Annville mgn scnooi. The entire schedule to be played is as follows: January 5, Oberlin High school; January iu, camp Hill High School, away; January 12, Tech Reserves, away; January 13, Gettysburg High School Reserves, away; January 19, Camp Curtin Junior ' High School; January 26, Camp Hill High school; Jf eoruary z, Tech Reserves; February 9, Gettysburg High School Reserves; February 14, Annville High School, away; February 16, York High School Reserves; February 23, Camp Curtin Junior High School; March 2, Annville High School; March 9, Hummelstown High School, pending; March 16, York High School Reserves, away; March 23, Camp Curtin Junior High School. MOUNT UNION HIGH .CONTINUES TO WIN Mount Union, ' Dec. 26. Mount Union Hi eh annexed their "third straight victory of the season Saturday nlrht when they outplayed the Holldaysburg High quintet by a score or sfi to .i. xne Dattie was very ex citing tnrougnout. tne first naif end ing, witn a score oi 13 to - 11 in favor of Mount union. Kiinger. star forward on the local team, was the high scorer or tne evening, dropping eleven two pointers through the net. To - morrow evening Mount Union meets the strong Juniata Hltrh school five. The slogan of the local team is "On to State College." HARMONY LOSES The fast Harmony quintet of the Camp Curtin - Methodist Church lost out in a hard battle with the Harrisburg Juniors on the Camp Curtin floor by a score of 33 to 28. Irwin and White played a good game for the winners, wnue iutz and Hon man did some nice floor work for Harmony. The Harrlsburg Juniors desire a game for this evening and Thursday .evening away from home. Communicate with William Bitting, 638 Maclay street. Bell phone, 5304. JVhy Worry? Make It a Box of Good Cigars r ,You are sure to please him if you make sure of the brand. We make and guarantee the quality of our cigars.. Another Thing why take Harrisburg money out of the city spend your dollars at home. Flor tie Herman Moja Almo - Var ; King Oscar - - v General Knox v y . , : At All Dealers r JolmGHarnrm&C. 4 , HariixrrjyEa. where Muldoon gets that stuff, affrm - i lng that Billy Muldoon himself, was1 wrestling at a more advanced agai that that, and Intimating that ifi Muldoon doesn't look out he may! learn he Is beyond the age limit for! the boxing commissioner's Job. O'Rourke also states positively! that the fans can roe - MSred that, Willard and Dempsey will meet ati the Polo Grounds next summer. Pros - 1 pects of the battle are having a won - i derful effect upon Willard, He is getting younger every day. Acoerd - i tng to estimates he was close to 40, i if not older when he met Dempsey at Toledo. Now comes word fronil the West coast that Jess is Just 37. Ain't It wonderful? It is significant that of all the promoters Tom O'Rourke is the only one who is doing any talking. Some big plans are in progress. Tex Rlc - kard has a great project, but all except O'Rourke are lying low until they see what Governor Smith intends to do concerning the makeup of the Athletic Commission. This means that either O'Rourke's Democratic friends have been handing him' some straight tips, or else that he is possessed of a very hopeful nature. Inside dope argues that Tom has been hearing things straight and that New York can look forward to seeing the champ of the Home for the Aged and the Champ of the World in a Keystone comedy next summer. GAME& SbKE of the complaints made by the foot - i ball players who deserted State fon Colgate was directed at this building. It will thus be seen that the; $20,000 which the State team wilt; earn as well as any additional sums will be very welcome. v Modern intercollegiate football has come to be an enormous earner. The big three universities now talk In terms of half a million dollars as , the gross earnings for a season and everywhere through the country proceeds from the i autumn sport have fattened beyond dreams. What shall be done about It? Shall earning capacity of the gridiron game be openly accepted by our seats of learning and the sports definitely applied to economic problems, or shall it be so conducted as to remain merely" a sport with no significance other than the diversion, and benenY it yields to those who play and watch, it? A serious aues - - tion. FENCES HAVE NO TERRORS FOR RUTH New York, Dec 26. Babe Ruth is coming from his farm in Bud - bury, Mass., in a week or two to visit the Yankees', new stadium and bat a few drives over the fences Just to prove that zoning rules for home runs would mean nothing to him. In a letter to Colonel T. I Huston, who is soon to retire as part owner of the Yankees' made public to - day, the bambino says: "I don't care where the fences are, I can hit 'em anywhere. Put the marks anywhere you like." ' Babe added that he was working hard every day, was down to 210 pounds and still dropping. WEST VIRGINIA WINS FIRST HOLIDAY GAME Stadium, San Diego, Cal., Dec. 26. (By The Associated Press). Tha East proved superior to the West in football yesterday when the Wiest Virginia team of Morgantown, W. Va., triumphed over the Gonzaga eleven of Spokane, Wash., 21 to 1$, in San Diego's anrftal intersectlonal gridiron contest. Both elevens resorted frequently to forward passes. Three long runs thrilled the spectators. Captain Meredith, of West Virginia, intercepted a forward pass and ran 80 yards In the second period to a touchdown. In the last half. Matt Bross, an 18 - year - old freshman, who had substituted for Right Halfback Garrity, of Gonzaga, completed two runs of more than 60 yards. Both of Bross' runs started the bull dogs on the way to the touchdowns. Only enough straight football was used to keep the other team from, setting their defense to combat tho aerial attack. West Virginia started the scoring In the first period. With the ball in midfleld, Nardaecl, right halfback, passed 30 yards through to Simon. - The Gonzaga line could not repulse the Mountaineer attack and the ball was further advanced until from the 12 - yard line, Nardaecl slipped through right tackle ' for a touchdown. Ekberg, quarterback, added a point with a place kick. tti IttlUilli

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