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f JTHE PITTSBUKUh unjiTTE TIMES, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 19IB, I .9 i WARNER GIVES SQUAD FINAL HARD WORKOUT t Panthers Spend Stiff Session i On Gridiron Despite Poor ' Weather Conditions. TEAM IN FINE SHAPE The Pitt team was put through its last stiff practice of the season yesterday afternoon at Forbes Field. Despite the driving rain, which fell continuously, no one excused from the session and all were kept out on the field until late into the evening. The coaches never seemed satisfied and kept the men running through the various formations until they had eradicated any flaws. The Blue and Gold men are J1 In the best of condition and the eleven -will take the field tomorrow with their full strength in the lineup. Yesterday the hosts of State supporters began to arrive for the contest. Tonight, with the arrival of the team and the special trains from State College, the city will be filled with State rooters. Despite the fact that their favorites were defeated by Pennsylvania they seem confident that Pitt WW have to show their best brand of the game if they wish to keep their record clean. Weight About Even. The two teams will enter the game with little advantage in the matter of weight to either side. If there is any advantage it will be with the Panther-ites. However, the difference is not enough to count much either way. - This afternoon the students of the university will be on hand to watch their heroes in this last practice of the year. For the last 10 days no one except those directly connected with the team has been allowed Inside the field, and the students are especially anxious to get a glimpse of the men before the game. Cheers and songs will be re hearsed for tomorrow's struggle. The cheering duel between the two schools promises to be interesting. State is bringing their entire band of 65 pieces. Officials Well Known. The officials have been announced, and include men who have been seen here a number of times in the past in Pitt's big games. J. A. Evans of Williams will act as referee; W. S. Merri-man of Geneva, umpire, and R. W. "Tiny") Maxwell of Swarthmore, head linesman. All these officials are well known locally and handle some of the biggest games of the year. ueneralrershmgs Nephew Elected Chicago Captain , CHICAGO. Nov. 28 Frank E. Pershing f Chicago, a nephew of Maj. Gen. John J. Pershing, today was elected J captain of the University of Chicago ' football eleven for 1917. Pershing is a quarterback. He has one more year to play. : Award of the varsity "C" was made j to 16 members of the University of Chgggsfeotball team today. The number waa aller than had been anticipated. Of those who received the distinction, six will be eliminated from the squad next year by graduation or the three-year rle. They are: Aga, Cahn, Fischer, Gordon, Jackson and Schafer. Pennock, Gridiron Star, Meets Death in Plant NEWARK, X. J, Nov. 28. The body cf Stanley B. Pennock, star guard on the 1914 Harvard football team, killed yesterday in an explosion at the plant of the Aromatic Chemical company, of which he was one of the partners, was claimed here today by his father and removed to his home in New York. Pennock'a identity as the football man was not' learned here until today. He played right guard against Tale In 1914 and was chosen that year by Walter Camp for the same position on the so-called Ail-American team. Whitemarsh links Will See : Next Open Golf Title Play i NEW YORK, Nov. 28. The next national open championship of the United States Golf Association will in all probability be played over the links of the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, near Philadelphia- This is indicated by the action of the executive committee of .the Professional Golfers' Association, 'which yesterday selected the Pennsylvania course. Beaver School Team to Meet. BEAVER FALLS. PA, Not. 28. One f the most Important gridiron games of the season will be played at Public School Athletic Field. Beaver Falls. Thanksgiving Day when Beaver Faiia High and New Brighton High line up to battle for the supremacy In football in high school circles of Beaver county. BALTIMORE & OHIO OFEISJIIJG THANKSGIVING DAY Special train leaves Pittsburgh 9:30 a. m., returning immediately after the races. Big Events. Big Trophies. All Star Drivers. MUTT AND m - i if im EPER.T IH "rue fcr op YouR. Pfvr ft W 22SF State Huskies End Training For Pitt Fight Harlow's Men Expected to Show Strength in Thanksgiving Battle. SQUAD IN GOOD CONDITION STATE COLLEGE. PA., Nov. 28. Penn State is now ready for the big Thanksgiving Day clash with Pittsburgh's eleven. Today saw the final application of the coaches' field work, so that State will face the Warnerites on Forbes Field coached to the minute and in excellent physical condition. Five coaches and several former State players followed Capt. Clark's eleven closely throughout the two hours' practice. - State will start against Warner's men as follows: Left end, Jones; left tackle, Krushank; left guard. Parrish; center, Conover; right guard, O'Don- nell; right tackle, Czarneckie; right end, Higgins; quarterback, Ewing; left halfback. Beck; right halfback, Hess; fullback, Capt. Clark. The power of Warner's machine is fully realized here. State's adherents think it would be expecting too much of Harlow's green team to win from Pitt's veterans. Some optimists, however, do venture the prediction that State's strong defense and the fighting spirit that has been aroused in Capt. Clark's men will prove more formidable than Pitt looks for. The best answer to the Penn State student body expectations lies in the betting situation. A few days ago some Pitt supporters sent J 500 here to be placed at even money that Pitt would win by at least 20 points. Only $300 of that sum has been covered by local supporters. State's attitude is one of grim determination to fight all the way from the first whistle to the final call of time and to hope for an even share in the breaks of the game. Head Coach Harlow's statement on the Thanksgiving Day struggle is this: "Our boys are going to Pittsburgh to give the best they have." Folwell's Team Completes Plans for Game on Coast PHILADELPHIA, PA., Nov. 28. Bob Folwell. the Red and Blue football mentor, insists that he has two players who should be classed with the mythical All-America elite Henry W. Miller of Williamsport, bis right end, and Howard Berry, the fullback, who is captain of the baseball team and the American pentathlon champion. The Pennsylvania team is at Whitemarsh Valley Country Club preparing for the final Eastern game with Cornell. The Red and Blue will continue training one week after the Cornell game for the combat at Pasadena, Cal., where Pennsylvania will play the eleven of the University of Oregon, a team that whipped California with ease. Twenty-six players and four coaches will make the trip to the Pacific coast in three special cars. One hundred students plan to go to the coast with the team, and from the latest reports there will be 5,000 graduates on hand when the varsity goes Into action against the big Oregon machine. The Olympic of San Francisco has extended an invitation to the entire University of Pennsylvania team and any undergraduates that accompany the eleven during their stay In California. REISELT TO MEET COOLER IN CUE LEAGUE MATCH FRIDAY Otto Rieselt. Pittsburgh's contender fo the three-cushion billiard title, will ro'.t Harry Cooler, the Indianapolis contestant, at the Harry Davis parlors In the Grand Opera House Building Friday evening at 8 :1S o'clock. Rieselt has made a hiirhly favorable impression upon IMttsburgh bllliardists and the fans are rooting for his with real rest. He has shown splendid form and has won many friends by his personality. Auspicious Debut. Th newly-orirsnUed Machinists Supply Company Fiv opened ths He&M9ti by defeating tho Trinity Church team on the latter'a floor, to 22. Th lineup: Machinists 2a. Trinity 2?. Morris ...-F Archer Auhel " Profater Vlrich -' Wiliarft Hirth Mock Walker O Gres Field itoals Ulrich 3. Morris 2, Aubels Hirth. Wiliard 2. Mock 2. Cross, Profater. Fool Hirth 7 out of 14, Archer lit out of Zl, Refer Muck, JEFF The Egg King of Chicago Has Nothing on Prok Goof as an Egg Eggspert By TweRE s r tN kjhov ' YOO HAMG BetPi CLOSELY A PAL., 1 DetMjCe. YOUri UtE HfM, RJ-M PrrRrNtt-et- with THi, (wan cp 7 Ray Pryel in Interesting Draw With Orange Kegg Both Fighters Give Fine Exhibition Chalky Wimler Is Winner. tSpECUL TELECXAU TO TBI GiZETTE TllIES l CHARLEROI, PA., Nov. 28 In one of the best give-and-take fights ever staged here. Orange Kegg of Johnstown and Ray Pryel of Homestead in the main 'bout staged before the Char-leroi Boxing Club at the Charlerol Skating Rink, brought a popular draw tonight. From the tap of the gong until thee lose of the tenth round the I battle waged fiercely. oBth boys suffered considerable punishment and each was bleeding in thet hird round. Although very little infighting was seen through the bout, the lads showed skill. In the semi-final Patsy Scanlon of Pittsburgh and Martie Henderson of Donora "fought a good draw. Chalky Wimler of Fairhaven bested Jim Caw-ley of Pittsburgh in six clever rounds. Wimler's infighting won for him the slight margin. In thee urtain raiser Toung IBagina of Charlerol and Alexander Moore of jjunievy, paddied throug six 'slow rounds. Bennie Leonard Wins; Badoud Scores Knockout NEW YORK. Nov. 28. Benny Leonard of New York outfought Chick Sim-ler of Scranton, Pa., in a 10-round bout here tonight. Leonard weighed 13 pounds and Simler 133. Albert Bahoud of France knocked out Frank West of Brooklyn in the second round of a 10-round match. The weights were Ba-boud 150 pounds. West 153. IN FOOTBALL CAMPS W1LKINSBURG HIGH. The Wilkinsburg High gridders had a long workout yesterday afternoon, spending most of their time on new formations and a signal drill. The coaches have decided not to HtrrimmaKe ill week, as they worked the team hard last week and think they can get better results by resting the men (or the championship game with Butler Saturday. George and Stephens are the only regulars that are not In the best of condition. When Myerg was ordered out of the Peabody game In the last quarter, it was the second time In three years that he had been taken out of the line-up. With these two exceptions, he has played every minute of the last three seasons, which Is quite a record for a lineman. WEST VIRGINIA. MORGANTOWN, D. XX., Xov. 28. (Special.) West Virginia Is rendv for the fray at Fairmont on Thanksgiving Day. Not a single scratch mars the physical condition of any man on the squad. A brief signal drill in which the final efforts were made to smooth down the offense of the tem, and a snappy workout in running back punts constituted the work of the afternoon. The team. 22 strong, accompanied by the coaches. mangers and trainers, will leave for Fairmont tomorrow. The student body Is planning to escort the varsity to the train. Coach Alc-Intire. in speaking of the gams tonight, said: "We are looking for Wesleyan to give us the harest game of the season, but the spirit of the student body will carry us through to a glorious finish." WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN. Bt'CKHANXOX, W. VA., Nov. 2S. fSpecial.) The coaches put the first string men through an hour and a half of signal practice thig afternoon, and Morrison. Uradley, Harris and Calac were all used in dropkicking, Morrison being the most successful. Allen was very successful at placement kicking. The team will leave on the 2:15 tomorrow by way of Grafton to Fairmont, where it will make its headquarters at the Y. M. C. A. The coaches will carry 24 men. Besides, all the scrubs will be carried, but will not be in uniform. The coaches ordered signal practice on College Field at 6:30 in the morning. THIEL. r,REENVILLE, PA., Nov. 2S. Thlel varsity went through a light practice at Packard Park this afternoon, the last before the Thanksgiving game. Although Snyder will not be in the game, the team is confident. Pebly, who was hurt yesterday, may also be forced to hug the side lines. MARIETTA. MARIETTA. O.. Nov. 28. Marietta College will face Kenyon College here Thanksgiving Day in what may prove to be a hard contest for the Blue and White owing to the numerous inluries i to players which have been received in I the last few games. Marietta will place the most crippled team in the field that she has had to send against another eleven in year. jkTK ; iv x (Copyrleht. V- rni,. man is vex TALL A0Q "THIN W. & J. Arrives In New York This Morning Red and Blade Team Stops Over in Pittsburgh En Route to Metropolis. SQUAD WILL WORKOUT TODAY WASHINGTON. PA., Nov. 28. Washington and Jefferson's football team started at 6:40 o'clock tonight on its second invasion of the Fast, a squad of 21 players, headed by Assistant Graduate Manager W. S. McDermott and Head Coach Sol Metzger. leaving over the Pennsylvania road for New York City, to meet Rutgers in the concluding came of the season on Thursday at the Polo Grounds. Manager It. M. Murphy went on ahead of the team early this morning to make final arrangements for the big Gotham engagement, the second in W. 4 J.'s gridiron history. The team lay over in Pitsburgh two hours, taking a night train out of the Steel City for the metropolis, which will be reached early tomorrow morning. Tomorrow afternoon Coach Metz-ger will have his men out r.t the Polo Grounds for a short workout to limber them up and accustom them to the strange gridiron. The game will be the second ever staged between W. J. and Rutgers, the first having been played also in New York, two years ago, as a post-season affair, W. & J. winning by 20 to 13 in a brilliant encounter. Metzger will not return after the game. He has outlined a winter's program of newspaper work which will take most of his time. He expects to be back to Washington, however, about the first of the year to talk over matters with Manager Murphy. The officials for the Washington & Jefferson-Rutgers game of Thursday are among the best In the country. Nathan A. Tufts of Brown, considered the leading official in the United States, and who handled the Tale-Harvard game last Saturday, will be referee, having been named in place of Billy I,angford, who was originally selected, but was unable to serve; Fred W. Murphy of Brown will be umpire; Tom Thorp of Columbia will be linesman, and Carl Marshall of Harvard will be field Judge. Cornell in Final Scrimmage; Mueller Has Narrow Escape ATLANTIC CITY. N. J., Nov. 28. The Cornell football squad held Its last scrimmage work here today," In preparation for the game with Pennsylvania on Thursday in Philadelphia. The greater part of the practice, however, was devoted to signal drill, while Shlvorick practiced drop kicking and punting. A light workout will be held tomorrow. Lucien Mueller, captain and fullback, narrowly escaped death while en route here today. While passing a pine woods about a half an hour's ride from here, a bullet smashed the glass of the window at the seat he occupied in the railroad car and buried Itself In the back of the seat in front of him. Twelve Dogs Drawn For Pittsfield Preliminary PITTSFIELD, PA., Nov. 28. There are 12 dogs drawn in the all-age stake which starts here tomorrow as a preliminary to the national grouse dog champion stake. Dogs placed in this stake can start in the big stake which will be the largest and most Important grouse dog stake ever run in this vicinity. Sir Roger Do Coverly. a famous Eastern grouse dog, Is on his way here to start In the stakes. AMATEUR FOOTBALL. Tim Bmr11y Kai?!p will play the Pttcairn Quakers at McKeci Hocks Sunday. The Sharpphunr Tleern will nlav th rnlontm A. A. of Etna Thanksptvinic 1rv morning at me ww Aina Brounua ror the tri-borough 1& pound championship. The BniFhton Imperials want a ram for to- morrow either at homes in t h morning- or ahroad In the afternoon wtth a 110-pound team. Call Wilkins 653-J and ask for Glenn during the day. Any light nrst-claRB tfnm wanting a frame abroad tomorrow rail Grant 370 during the day and ask for 140, or call after 6. The Tirana Men's Club will play the Sharps-burg Pirates tomorrow afternoon at the Kdge-woAd ground. The W'ilklnsburg Murdochs will play the Rankin eleven at Rankin tomorrow morning. Th Murdochs want a game witth the Nixon Club of Turtle Crek. Call Wilklna 9QS0 and asK i or stevicK or owier (Ty-pl J U MUST s "VrrrV ' J V IMS by H. C. Fisher Trade Marlt Reg. XT. 1 SWIMMING SEASON TO OPEN IN P. A. A. TANK Pittsburgh District's lirst In door Open Meet Scheduled for December 8. The first big open swimming gala of the Pittsburgh district for the season is announced for December 8 by the P. A. A., which will stage the affair in its own natatorium. The "Winged Head" tank has been remodeled and many improvements have been made on its since the last meet that was held there a.nd it is now one of the finest in the land. The progralm that has been arranged calls for a 50-yard novice race. 50-yard scratch race, 50-yard handicap race, 50-yard race for P. A. A. members' sons under 16 years, fancy diving contest, 200-yard relay handicap race, 100-yard breast-stroke handicap race, 2ft0-yard dash and a plunge for distance. A feature number has also been added to the list of events, the attraction being a 100-yard race for girls. The competition is open to all amateurs. Entries should be sent either to A. A. V. Commissioner John T. Taylor at A. A. P. headquarters, or to Dr. Seikel, P. A. A. Special prizes will be awarded to the athletes taking first, second and third place in the different events. TheSportSiQht By GRANTLAND RlCfc. There were two features of Western football this season of far more than passing interest. i One was the brilliant playinrf of Chic Hariey of Ohio State, who not omy proved ltiniwlf to be one of tlie game's leading Ftar. but who also accomplished more for his team than any other individual of the year, wiih the possible exception of Pollard of Brown. H in only about once every decade that an entry accomplishes such phenomenal achievements in pame after game. Those who star in one game are many. Hut to Hay with (eracular effect straight through the nchedule is another matter. Harley's work this season was second to that of no man in American football. The long list of his long runs in one big KMine after another revives the memory of Heston. Another leading feature was the mightv power of the Minnesota team at the end of the campaign. After a poor display against Illinois. Minnesota finished with nn eleven that many believe to be the stronKest in the country, iaBt or West. Wisconson and Chicago, for example, were two standard Western teams. Yet Minnesota beat these two elevens bv the scores of 54 to 0 and 4 to 0, margins too overwhelming flor anything but an unusual eleven to roll up. Probably a three-cornered battle among Minnesota, Brown and Pittsburgh would be a dull affair! and then, again, probably it wouldn't. AN EVEN MELEE. Brown beat Yale 21 to 6 ; Yale bent Colgate. Tet there are a surprisinglv larxe number of football insiders who believe that Colgate will win from the Providence lineup on Thursday, and thereby end its championship dream. We have run across as many favoring Colgate as we have favoring Brown to finish on top. Capt. Black Of Yale played ngainst both teams. "There Is one thing." he says, "which a good many people overlook. We were in far better shapo for Colgate, than we were for Brown. So the Yale games against the two teams are hardly to be taken as complete tests. Brown had a line eleven, but. in my opinion, Colgate had one of the ibest teams 1 ever saw." BACK TO STAY. With Tad Jbnes and 10 of hisi regti-lars on hand it Kli Town next season, Yale has come back to stay. Jones, by beating Princetofi and Harvard his first season in camp, has proved his rare effectiveness and has shown beyond'any debate that Yale at last has found the man she wis after to lead her back to the promised land. The one man that Jones will lose is Harry Le Gore, one of his stars, and possibly Capt. Black, but there will be an abundance of fine material im hand to continue the system whicli began with such a rush. As HaugBton returns the bill k of his young team with material in bulk, the next November battle between these two Instructors even this fan ahead holds out promise for a spectacular afternoon. Haughton's work and his lo lg record are too unusual for one dt feat to leave any dent in his fame. Any coach who can hold Yale! to one touchdown in nine years needs no further boosting. CROWDS. Our blurred memory of a waning season seems to be one of crowds or rushing multitudes, of innumerable folks. Sport is obtaining such a following in this country that new accommodations will soon have to be provided. First there was the tennis championship, where thn spectatorial rush was exceptional. After that one of our main recollections of the golf championship at Merion is swarms of people rushing blindly from one hole to another of thousands strung out along the course where one could see only every other shot. After that came the world series, with the baseball attendance record broken a battle to get through and a Pat. OfM 'NfLU6MCF ON YCMrU 'M YOUR (VIMC fNr VMILL HMG V GREAT BWMfe Nationals of Ottawa Next Opponents of P. A. A. Seven Duquesne Garden Hockey Team Expect to Meet Worthy roe Friday and Saturday. i The next opponents of the crack P. A. A. hockey club at Duquesne Garden will be the Nationals of Ottawa in a two-game series, Friday and Saturday nights. This club is a strong one and the Winged Head skaters will have to show more team work in this series than they did in the first game with Manrirr Itrenot. Captain of the National Hockey Club of Ottawa. Ottawa last Friday when they won by the small margin of one goal. The Nationals are coming here under the leadership of Capt. Maurice Krcnot, the most prominent star on the team, and a player who was recently offered a contract by Manager Ted Dey of the Ottawa Professionals. Local hockey fans are greatly pleased with the P. A. A. team. Although the Winged Head skaters showed a lack of teamwork in the first game of the season last week with Ottawa, they showed a complete reversal of form in the second fray and swamped the Canadians, 6 to 0. The local team has practiced several times this week and its teamwork has been greatly improved. ICE CLUB FORMED TO DEVELOP FIGURE AND SPEED SKATING The Pittsburgh Skating Club is the name of the ice orgHiiization recentlv effected at the Winter Garden rink. The purpose of the new society is to develop figure and speed skating in this section. Any amateur skater is eligible to membership. The elimination race for the speeders will he held next Tuesday evening, at which time all contestants must appear uniformed. Kntries should be sent not Inter than Friday to Kalph Anderson, care Kauf-main-s sporting Department. Prizes will be awarded. get a seat long, waiting lines in the way. After that followed the Yale-Princeton game it Princeton and the Y'ale-Harvard. galme in the Bowl. Once more the first recollection here is of crowds of jammed-in masses, of acres of humanity. All Princeton records were smashed at Princeton. All football records were cracked at New Haven, where 7S.O0O paid for admittance and this failed to include the 1,000 ushers and attendants. Sport's grip, the outdoor, competitive call, is developing so swiftly in this country that accommodations are being swamped. Over 200,000 would have gladly paid the price to see the Army-Navy and Yale-Harvard games, but over 75,000 ot these had to be turned down. A big sporting event today can fill any space at almost any price. For, in addition to the crowds listed above, there is still a vivid recollection of the thousands last spring who were willing enough to pay from J15 to $25 to see Jess Willard box Frank Moran in a 10-round affair that was almost sure to go one way. Boston lost the football -championship but her Red Sox still maintain one Bectlon of her supremacy. They can't quite crowd her out of the kingdom, for as one machine slips another makes good. Rickard Fails to Get Jess' Consent for Title Match CHICAGO, Nov. S. Tex Rickard, the New York promoter, after a final conference here with Jess Willard, the heavyweight champion, announced that he had not reached any definite terms binding Willard to a championship match. Rickard said, however, that his plans were progressing satisfactorily. He declined to reveal whom he had in mind as a probable opponent for Willard or where the contest. If arranged, would he decided. He said he probably would have an announcement to make within a month. Jry. r thats A VS. - I Mutt J I i u 1 1 r t mrrrr r i i . ' ' ' i i i J yN' i dt v Sf-" I ' If hri J 5 - -n I W'S tfeR Secr'SACR(r-iCCNG VNO THINKS ONO OF TOUR. WELFARE ro- 1 Q fef?S C 'ti Ihe lirelfSe, arcurb The Pirate infield is a ouestion, not as important at present as the price of turkeys, but the unsettled situation is causing much uneasiness among the enthusiasts who follow the fortune of the team. Barney Dreyfuss is willing to part with a young fortune in return for a certain youngster who could take the place of Honus Wagner and maKe Callahan's entry look like a real contender for Hag honors. He is Rogers Hornsby, the modest young Card who didn't cost the St. Louis owners much more than the postal expense for closing the deal with a little club In the tall timbers of Texas. Hornsby, in his first season proved a sensation. Discussing the youth with the writer. Jack Miller, former Pirate, now with the Cards, paid him this com-piment: Hornsby does everything right He's a fine natural batsman of the slugging type, a dandy fielder, covers lots of ground, has plenty of nerve, a good head end can run the bases fairly well. I would say that he is one in a million. Often there comes up from the bushes, a youngster who shines in one or two respects, but Hornsby has every essential to success. GIVE THANKS. ""Novr is the winter of oar discontent." W ith gas bills mounting as high as the rents Vainly tre try for n noliday roll. Then watefa Its demise for a ton of hard coal. The Thanksgiving turkey roosts high In the tree. And shoes are becoming a real luxury; But we Khould give thanks; we are bonntirily blest I'd rather be here than In old Budapest. The golf expert of the New "York Evening Post has followed his annual custom of selecting the "first sixteen" amateur golfers in the United States, the ratings beine governed by what the players accomplished in the intervening year. The list shows W. C. Fownes, Jr.. of this city to be eighth. He was rated twelfth last season. Chick Evans naturally is first, and Bob Gardner is' the "runner-up." Bobby Jones, the 14-year-old Southern marvel, is just below Fownes. The latter was the medalist at the recent national tournament and later won the Pennsylvania title, which account for his advance in the select circle. The Gazette Times Sporting Department: Dear Sir It appears to be easier to name the "three best" players in the American League rather than in the National, several of which have lately appeared in your paper. My personal choice in the American are Cobb, Speaker and Collins, but there are niany trios that would stand out. It is very difficult to overlook young Sisler in view of what he accomplished, but the feats of the three mentioned first rank them with the greatest players the game has ever known. J. E. F. JIMMIB DEUAUT HAD THE SAME LUCK. Ten thousand eyes were on hint as he rabbed his hands in dirt, (They eonld tell that it was Casey by the number on hin shirt). And as he apreded onward to the wonderment of all. No stranger In the rrond could doubt 'twas Casey withh the balL Oh, somewhere In this favored land the null Is shlnaing briRbt, In pirturesqne Xrw Haven lightx are burning through the night) But Crimson thoughts are saddened in a "might-have-been" ml 1 ark. For Casey made a "touchdown" till the whistle called him back. The Pilgrim fathers were always thankful on Thanksgiving Day for having escaped the original scalpers. Many football fans will be at the mercy of the latter-day scalpers tomorrow. If John McGraw gets- the 23-player limit restored, the Boston Braves may have to hire another sleeping car. With the 21-player limit in effect last season. 26 uniformed Braves appeared one bright supper's day at Forbes Field. After Stallings counted noses and realized his strength, the trainer wan told to place a. bandage around Fred Snodgrass' wrist and Fred was placed on the "disabled list" along with several others. Carranza will lose the lead in the Mexican circuit if he doesn't get a cleanup hitter soon. Orioles Take Opener. The South Side Orioles opened their seamn by defeating the Columbia A. A.. 40 to 21. Tho fame was xa.si anu ieii piayea. fine lineuD- Columbia 21. Trupp .... McLuckey - E Gall r, Healv ' i' tiff t Simon G VVahl Knollineer u Brown Substitutions, Columbia A. A. Trupp for Knollinger. Sherlock for Trupp. Field Koala (iall 6, Healy 3, Rufft 3, Wal Brown Z. Mi-Luckey, Simon 2. Sherlock C Foul troalu .Jail 6. Trupp 3, Sherlock i. Referee Broido. Timekeeper Behers. Time ot periods U min. utea. BUD FISHE ALL WRQCMg.il CAN'T BE JOHNSON SAYS PLAYERS' PAY WILLBECUf War-Time Stipends Will Feel the Blue Pencil of Big League Magnates. MUST BE JUST TO ALL CHICAGO, N. SS. Salaries of baseball players in tis American League who were signed at high figures to retain them during the war with the Federal League will be sharply reduced, B. B. Johnson, president of the e league, announced tonight. The game was conducted in an extravagant manner during the fight with the Federal League, President Johnson said, and all expenses connected with the operation of the sport next season will be curtailed. "Now that the trouble is over," h asserted, "we will have to return to a sound basis one where men who have invested their money in the game stand a chance of obtaining a fair return. There will be no renewal of high-sal aried "war' contracts. The players must understand that. - "We will agree on a new contract at the annual meeting of the American League here December 14 that will be fair to all concerned. It will ba equitable to the player-and to the club owner." Mr. Johnson's statement vprifipn thi prediction oublished bv The fiaTettt. Times several weeks aim tn tho eWr that war-time baseball salaries would De reduced. Eay Picking for Ascension. LaClalr Ciub and won. 63 to 22. The lineup: Ascension .'Jl t rii C. Walters F " Henk C'fie F R. Walters Karth C Beyer G Hennina Martin O , Hai-r'r Field goals C. Walters 7. Ofle 8. rtarth 7 fnrttn 9 I - I J c i - - . . . V. ...... . J. jwjrrs s. iipr - nins 2. Hauft. Foul goals C. Walters, t out -"' nt A rift Uub ' ... . . i . . A si AMATEUR BASKETBALL. The Lafayette Five, champions of the Wat Penn League last year, want games with first-class teams. Write Beiegs Snyder, 3ns Leader Building, 431 Fifth avenue, city. t The E. H. Canon Club of the. McKeesport T. M. C. A. wants games at home and abroad with lT-lS-year-oid teams. Write Leonard Kaplan, care McKeesport Y. M. C. A., or call 731 on P. & A. between 6 and 7. The Columbia A. A. wants games with 12-13-year-old teams abroad. Write Oscar Trupp. 209 East Stolo street. North Side, or call Cedar 1694-R between S and 10. Tho Gateway Juniors want games with 15-16-year-old teams abroad. Write D. Rubinstein. 207 Dinwiddie street, city, or call 4971 Pitt between and 7. The Septem Club wants games with 13-14-year-old teams abroad iemcept Mondays. Write David Levine, SOS Steits street, or call 4791 Forbes at 7. The Young Men's Club of Wllkinsburg will play the Newsboys' Home Five Friday, the Norwood A. C. at Wllklnburg Saturday the George W. Feely Club abroad Monday and the Coffey Club Juniors abroad Tuesdav Date still open. Write James T. Proctor. 72S Penn-wood avenue. Wilkinsburg, or call Wflktna 164-J at 6. The Forbes A. A. wants games with lg-year-old teams. Write C. Sachs, 1341 Fifth avenue, city. The Romans A. C. want games with 14-li-year-old teams. Write John Brown. 1&46 Sachem alley, city. The Mark Twain Club wants games with 13-yeat-old teams abroad. Write M Snlro 11J3 Bedford avenue, city. ' The Ormsby Juniors want games with IS-?"ear;2,ld. t'am abroad. Write Paul Oberkof-ler, 60S Arlington avenue, or call Hemlock 44S-1, at 6. The Forbes Juniors want games with J4-year-oM teams. Write H. Ivinson. 151 Lo- r cust street, city. The Ascension Club will play the Wilmerdlng T. M. C. A. Swastika Club Friday abroad. BERWICK MfCOLLARS SVDX BERWICK v iwitj It VMW If V ve curve cut to fit tfcshouHa5 perfectly, 5cfi1tscad16firqv I CLUETT, PEABODY ft fY:rM-0f.trrr

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