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. . . r j K'i '.. '. .-. - -sc." ':-.' ' DECATUR-HERALD MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, : 1921. OECATUR HERALD CARDINALS BATTLE STA&EYSITO SCORELESS TIE SUNDA Y 6 Hi 1 CHICAGOANS MAKE THREE ATTEMPTS TO SCORE BUT I), S. PRO GOLFERS OUT FOR MONEY UAII . CTAICYQ TRIPPIFn 'Clean-ups' Made By Vis iruu, uin.iv viw.i.uuis itino Britishers Rouse Injuries To Starchworkers Reflected In Play of Team, Which.Lacks Punch To Put Across Deciding Score - CHCAGO, Dec. 1 8 Hindered by the absence of three star performers, Staleys, national professional football champions were enjoined from collecting a clear title to further honors by the brilliant playing of Pady Driscoll s Cardinal eleven which held the Starchworkers to a score less tie at Cub park this afternon As a result of the scoreless tie Envy In Yank Stars the profcsional football title of Chicago is still a matter of speculation for the Cardinals and their backer?, who have been clamoring to high heaven since th first part of the sea-eon, for a crack at the Staley outfit, declare that the Decatur team has not earned the title of the local field. Indoor footbnll which Is failing to find aproval among fans is regarded os the only possibility of settling this ultra post-season discussion. Try Three Kicks l'espite the winter weather, a fair sized crowd turned out to see the battle which was regarded as one of the best staged on the field thjs season. Three times the Cardinals failed at a field goal and the Staleys, within oJsy striking distance, lost the ball on downs whon a forward pass was incomplete. These comprised the only scoring possibilities during the game. I'uring a large part of the time, the Cardinals kept the ball on Staley's territory. The Staleys were short some 01 their best men. Trafton, center, was on the sidelines due to an Injury in the Canton game. Huffine, sterling fullback did not play and Dutch Sternaman. crippled by a "Charley horse" was unaulo to pull off any of his sensational runs. ('hick llarR-y and Fete Stincheom!). were unable to get going under their usual high speed. There was a '.t of excellent work In the Cardinal ranks. Buckeye, the Cardinal guard, loomed up brilliantly. a'ks and O'Connor and McMahon, the great Harvard quarterback, all put up a brilliant exhibition. The lineup KTALKYS l') CARDINALUS (0) Chamberlain, le' S?cutr, It Taylor, lg . . . . : Mlntun, c Smith, rg Jtlacklock, rt . 31 alas, ro . , ., . .. . le, Sachs It. Gillies ... lg. Voight . c, Rydewski , rg. Buckeye rt, Mclnercy rc O.'Connor l'carct. b, qfo.'aicMahon Sternaman, Stinchcomb, lh "Driscoll flarley, rh rh, Steger Eolan, ft) f'o, Kochler Keferec: Calm of Chicago. Umpire: Moore of Boston Tech. Ilesd linesman: Whit lock of Chicago. DEVINE AFTER ITH LETTER AshmoreV Men Going At - Top .Speed In Pre-Schedule Practise the court game two seasons ago he won a place as a regular with little trouble. Last year the task was more difficult. He was closely pressed for his placo much of to time. CTus winter it looks as if competition will be stiffer than ever. In fact, there are seven or eight men capable of holding down a place on the 'Varsity, Aubrey started as a forward. This season he is more likely to break in at stationary jjuard. Ah Develops New Offense. Iowa basketball has been speeded up since the close of the football sea son. Coach Ashmore is drilling his men in a new style of offense that partly gets away from the short pass ing game the lowans have been ac customed to use. Last year the Iowa defense was one of the surprises of the "Big Ten," but an effort will be made to keep opposing scores lower than ever this winter. Capt. Frank Shiim-k is working in at running guard this year. Barton freshman last season, seems to have tho inside track at center, but is being closely pressed by Kelloway. McGovncy, Loliman, Gordon, Froh- wcin. and HuTlburt are waging a hard battle for the forward positions. Voltmor has had the Inside track at back guard, but will have competi tion from Dcvine now that Aubrey Is out. The material Is experienced, but Is not believed to be up to the usual Big Ten standard. Iowa's opening game wfll be with Wisconsin at Iowa City, Jan. 7. The schedule with conference teams fol laws: .Tan. 7 Wisconsin at Iowa City. .Ian. 14 Minnesota at Minneapolis. Jan. 21 Purdue at Lafayette. Feb. 11 Chicago at Chicago. Feb. 13 Wisconsin at Madison. Feb. IS Ohio at Iowa City. Feb. 23 Minnesota at Iowa City. 'Feb. 27 Michigan at Iowa City. Mar. 4 Michigan at Ann Arbor. Mar 5 Ohio at Columbus. NET TOURNE Central States Title To Be Decided In Three Tournaments towa C1TT. 3a.. Cer. IS. ubrey Pcvlne "wonder man" of the University of Iowa football eleven, who led the Western Conference in' individual scoring honors, promises to shine as brilliantly in basketball this season s he did on the gridiron. lie has been a member of the Iowa quintet for the last two seasons, but is anxious to make the coming season his best in the cage sport. j After a week's rest following the close of the football season, which i resulted i a Iowa's championship tri umph. Dcvine reported for basket-1 ball practise determined to win a I nr.mn for bimself jn this sport, as hej did -in football. ' After TSMnth Letter. AufcTey is likely t- be the third nan in the history of athletics at "Iowa to win nine "Vs." He already has been awarded six letters and bis seventh is assured from football. There is no doubt of his winning a letter In track next spring, provided ha doesn't break a leg. Basketball appears to be the hardest battle. When Aubrey first come out for Basketball stars with school and college laurels - stowed away, who seek still other worlds to conquer 'will be abio to get action in play tor the Central States Amateur In dependent Basketball Championship, which will be held in Indianapolis in March, 192::, n lien winners of state tournaments will meet. The Illinois state tournament is to be played In Springfield, Feb. 24 and 25. at which time winners of various sections will meet for the state title. "Entry in the tournament is limited to strictly amateur players, those re ceiving money for athletic services of any kind being barred. The district tournaments will be held Feb. 17 and IS throughout the state. The district tournament for Piatt, Macon and Christian counties will be held in Taylorvillc. CLINTON VOLLEYBALL TEAM COMES DEC. 27 Clinton's volleyball team has definitely accepted I'hysieal Director Vers Metzler's invitation to play in e-catur Dec. 27 and will atempt to even scores with the Decatur nine that evening. No word has been received from the Monticello team but it is expected that .they will arrange to come to Dcatur on that date it posible and enable the Decatur Y to repeat its tri-city scries of 1020. I Buy It At Mac's At Reduced Pricss CHRISTMAS SUGGESTIONS NEW YORK, Dec. IS. America is surely the land of the Golden Fleece as far as ' professional golf is concerned, and some of the leading native-born pros are beginning to pinch themselves and wonder why, if British golfers can make an annual 'clean-up" in the United States golfing centers, they cannot get some of the money. This exhibition stuff is getting on the nerves of some of the cracit homebreds and small wonder. Harry Vardon and Ed Ray took away a cool $20,000 each for their three months' tour here in 1920, and George Duncan and Abe Mitchell stepped over last summer from Britain and did fully as well as Vardon and Kay. Othrra Plan Tour. It is understood that next summer two other British professionals, with Sandy Herd mentioned as the drawing card of the team, will try their luck on American links. This winter lim Barnes and Jock Hutchison, holders of the American and British open titles, are going to the coast for an exhibition trip. While Barnes and Hutchison are representatives of American golf, neither is a native-born son. So in all the "mopping up" that has been done and is on the books for future business, not a single American homebred golfer has benefited. This Fe'ms hardly just to the many fine golfers who -were born on this side of the Atlantic, learned their game here and have always played here. It seems reasonable to expect that a pair of American home- breds could do a little succcsstul barnstorming. lr. S. Stars Worthy. And the crux of the matter is that some of them are giving this matter rerious consideration. Foremost of all American homebred golf profes sionals is Walter Hagen. twice American open champion and ane. of the best-natured and best-liked men in the came. "The Hage." as he is termed, used to "got the goats" other professionals a few years ago because he wore such a great variety of flashy clothes and appeared in a tuxedo at winter golfing resorts. He drew a few unkind comments from British professionals the first year he went over to play in the Eritish open, but last year at St. Andrews ho was as popular as any mau there. He even won the hearts of the Old School Scotch srfessionIs when he took some of tlufrn into his room, opened his trunks . and told them to help themselves Xo his out fits. And they know he can play the game. When George Duncan arrived in England after completing his American tour he told a sou ball manufacturer who has since returned to this country that "Hagen is the best of the lot in the States." Hagen is thinking of going on tour. ".nd this summer will undoubtedly see him on the road. He plans to play In the British open at Sandwich and re turn immediately to the United States. He may tour some this winter. Considering the number of titles ho has won and the fact that he is America's foremost homebred professional, and has been for number of years, Hagen has played In few exhibitions. The first time he went to Great Britain to play in the British open at Deal he got just one exhibition match there, although he was at the time the American open champion Abont the only exhibitions he has had in America were those in which he was asked to be one of a pair to play ngainf.i cither arrton and Kay or Dunoon and Mitchell. Tommy Kerrigan, who finished so well up in the British open last Summer; Mike Brady and Leo Diegle are among the leading native-born pro fc-ssionals who have never done much in the exhibition line. Order Grain Company Make Up Short Weight 1,200 Candidates Out Fp Illinois College Grid Teams In 1921 "Census" Of Coaches Reveals . Bv Associated Press.) CHICAGO, Dec. 18. According to what is probably the first census of Illinois college football players ever taken, there were more than 1200 college football players on Illinois gridirons In the season-just passed. The actual count from 28 Illinois institutions heard from .was 11U0, but the list does not include several more schools which would have topped the 1200 mark and left some to spare. These are the census figures as reported by athletic directors aud foot ball coaches: Augustana College. Rock Island. ,2o Bradley Polytechnic. Peoria 50 Carthage College. Carthage 34 De Paul University, Chicago 42 Eastern Illinois State Teachers, Charleston - 24 Eureka College, Eureka ..30 Greenville College. Greenville 30 Illinois College, Jacksonville 47 Illinois State Normal Univ., Nor mal 41 Illinois WcsTeyan, Bloomington ..21 James Miliikin University, Deca tur ; JJ Knox College, Galesburg 58 Lake Forest College, Lake Forest. 24 Lincoln College, Lincoln 15 Lombard College, Galesburg 40 McKendree College, Lebanon 27 Monmouth College, Monmouth 23 Northern Illinois State Teachers, DeKalb ' 40 Northwestern College, Naperville. ,5v Aortnwestern University, Evans- ton 30 Quincy College, Quincy 25 ahurtluff College, Alton Southern Illinois Normal, Carbon- dale 40 St. Viator College, Bourbonnais. . . 42 University of Chicago 'JO University of Illinois 141 Western Illinois Stato Teachers, Macomb IS Wheaton College, Whcaton Total 1100 Figures for the three big univer sities of the state include freshman. I'.HnoIs reporting 75 Chicago and Northwestern 40 each. Illinois also had 62 men on intra-mural teams trying for the class championship and 200 in its coaching school taking football as a required subject, but these latter items were not included. Neither were counted the 75 football players at thd Y. M. C. A. college, Chicago. Here Is another little commentary on the popularity of the sport in Illinois, from Dr. Livingston C. Lord, resident of Eastern Illinois State Teachers College at Charleston: "We report 24 men out for football this year out of a total of 52 men enrolled in tho college in the football season." KNOX FIVE ON EASTERN JAUNT (By Associated Prs. ' CHICAGO, Dec. 18. An order placing the defendants In the Keelin short weight grain conspiracy case on probation will be issued as soon as the papers can be prepared. Judge Harry M. Fisher announced today and at the same time ordered the defendants to make restitution to customers who have been short weighed. The restitution will amount to about $100,000, the Keelins having already paid J50.000 to customers. Thomas W. Keelin was today ordered to pay JSo.OOO. Wilbur Keelin, his brother, was ordered to make restitution to customers amounting to $8,000; Robert Domke, a salesman for the company, was ordered to return $5,000 and two teamsters were assessed $1,000 each. The . Keelin brothers pleaded guilty to charges of short weighing several weeks ago. U. S. And Roads Must Settle Books By Jan. 1 Final Selection Of Basketball Squad Will Be Made . After Jan. 11 GALESBURG, 111., Dec. IS. Confronted not only by one of its hardest schedules in years, but with an exceptional trip- at a most critical time, the Knox college baket ball squad has started intensive training. Fifty men are out for positions, including five of last year's varsity team. Paring down has already started and the gradual elimination of some of the eager 60 will progress rapidly from now on. A practise game with Macomb normal last week showed the speed which is likely to characterize Knox throughout the coming basket season. Tho Siwash tossers lost to University of Illinois in Champaign on Saturday night. One game each with Chicago and Iowa and two with Wisconsin are among other stiff games scheduled. Tram Will Go East. Tho Lombard game on January 11 will determine the ten men to constitute the team for Knox's eastern trip, the first extensive invasion of eastern basket ball floors by an Illinois college. Yale, the Army. Brown. Dartmouth, Williams, and Wesleyan will be encountered. The team will bo selected on a basis of athletic ability qualified by scholastic standing, it is announceti by Coach Sim Barry and L. H. Tknmnsnii. graduate manager of n thletics. Instructors are preparing outlines of the work to be covered by the men while on the eastern trip. Coach Barrv and Mr. Thompson will set aside three hours a day for actual study and recitation so when the team returns on February 1, the men will be prepared for the semester exams, which they must pass to bt eligible for conference games which follow. DEMPSEY WANTS TO ENTER ALLIANCE NEW YORK. Dec. IS. Jack Demp-sey, heavyweight champion pugilist, and his manager. Jack Kearns, have applied for membership in the newly organized national sports alliance, it was announced after a meeting of the alliance today. The organization, which came into belns a week ago, announced its purposes to bo the protection of professional sports and sportsmen and indicated that it hoped ultimately to become affiliated with tho American Fcderataion of Labor.. . i Senator James Walker, who attended today's meeting, was appointed a member of a committee directed to visit the state boxing commission this week and to place it, the scope and plans of the alliance, together wits its proposed constitution and bylaws. DANVILLE TO PLAY THERE Local Basketball Team Will Open Season Dec. 30 ROCKNE TO STAY Danville Y. M. C. A. basketball team will comu to Decatur Friday, Dec. 30. for, a game with the quintet of the local 1 and the Decatur five prooaoiy win get a return date in Danville later in the season, accord ing to arrangements which have just been completed. The candidates for the Y. M. C. A. team are getting regular workouts and expect to make a favorable impression in their Initial appearance. Ktoewsand appears to be the choice for center, while Kiick and Songer, both former Millikin stars, are running well for the forward positions. 1'rosam and Dawson probably will be the guards. X lie Herald isantams will meet a Danville lightweight team in a curtain raiser to tho main contest. WITH NOTRE DAME t NEW YORK. Dec. IS. Kn:tti-Rockne, for the last three years coach of the Notre Dame university football team, will continue in that capacity. This announcement was officially made last night at a dinner given by the Notre Dame club to the Rev. James Burns, president yt the Notre Dame university. It was reported that he was considering an offer from Northwestern university. TO PLAY OFF TIE FOR HONORS SOON The championship of the Church Volleyball League" will probably not be decided until after Jam. 1 on ac count of the exceptionally crowded schedule which Physical Director Metzler has mapped out for the holi day season. The regular schedule of the league closed Friday evening with the First Presbyterian and Grace Methodist teams tied for first place, each having won six matches and lost one. At that time it was hoped to de cide the championship during tho present week but the crowded pro gram makes it impossible. BUFF WANTS TO MEET MOORE FOR DECISION CHICAGO, Dec. IS Johnny Buff, holder of the bantamweight title, who lost the popular decision to Pal Moore of Memphis in their 10-round bout at Milwaukee Thursday night, is eager to give the southern boy a chance at the title in a longer contest to a referee's decision. Buff stopped off In Chicago enroute to his home In Jersey City and declared that he was certain he could defeat Mcore In a longer contest PEORIA DIVISION FIVE WINS OPENER PLAN VOLL'YBALl TOURNEY AT "Y" Ten Teams Expected To Be In Lists Hope To Start By Jan. 10 The Decatur team of the Pennsylvania railroad defeated the Hose Lake team of the same road, 42 to 14. in East St. Louis Saturday night. The Decatur. team will meet a Louisville, Ky., quintet Tuesday here in the Y". M. C. A. annex. Strongly In Favor Of . Intra-Mural Sports GREENVILLE, 111.. Dee. IS. In lieu of ' Intercollegiate games Greenville college, which shuns them, has laid out a program of winter sports to interest every one in the school. Greenville is perhaps Illinois' only college .which does not play games with other institutions. Basket ball tournaments for the men and women of the college with cups to the winners are planned for this season. There will be an annual gymnasium exhibition, and exhibition games of basketball with the town American Legion team. Volley ball and indoor baseball help out. Regular courses arc offered in basketball and track. A new "drydro-glider" just completed on the west coast is described in Fopular Mechanics magazine. It is said to provide all the thrill and speed of a hydroplane gliding over the surface of tr.e ocean. In fact it amounts practically to a flying boat without wings, and is driven over the surface of the water by an air- piopeller motor at a speed of 60 miles an hour. "im'J iw cnirirs are expected wiumi ine neii iu aays tor the Y. 3j . A. volleyball tournament which Is scheduled to start the first week in January. J-.ntr;es will be received Tor tw0 weeks, and every person signing a play will receive a copy of a list of the names of the entrants and asit to select a captain. The election o! me captains win he followed bj runinrnre at wmcn time rules wlh uc urawn up governing play aim players and the official drawings tor tne tournment will be drawn. ciumunia win lie aeiermineu on the basis of games rather than on matches. Thre games will constitut? a match and three games must b played. It is thought that this method of determining the standing of Iht teams will give al ltcams a better showing than ranking on a match basis, would allow. It is planned to get the tournament play under war before Jan. 10 and between 10 and 12 teams arc expected to be entered I in tho lists. 21 MATTOON GRID PLAYERS GET LETTERS MATTOON. Dec. IS. Twenty-one I Ms were presented players on the Mattoon High school football team I during the season of 1921. following I the -Mattoon-AIumni basketball Kunir Saturday evening. The High sc hool I quintet nosed out the alumni 1C-15 after the alumni had come back In the second half and threatened to cop the honors. Roth and Albert did the honors for the alumni, whi! White and Jones wore the outstand ing players on the Mattoon team. REGULAR PRICES CLEARWAY FOR YANKEE STADIUM NEW YORK, Dec. 18. The last ob stacle to the erection of a new ball park for the New Y'ork Yankees across tne ttariem river irora Polo grounds has been removed. The Board of Aldermen has granted the Yankees permission to close a street that runs through the site. Contracts for the stadium, which will be the largest in the major leagues, will be let within a few davs. Col. T. I Huston, one of the owners of the Yankees, declared tha. they hoped to lay out a football field so that games could be played there next. fall. The diamond will be laid out In 1023. 1 FIERCE RIOTING STIRS BELFAST srAi.nir: avooiy swkatkhs FOOTBALLS .IKKSKYS BA SKB A I.LS HATS U YM t'LOTHKS A.U SUOK.S STATIOMOR V. 4ttc AU LI. FOUNTAIN lEi. SI AU I P. KF.KiH ARP I-R.VCILS. .1P- I l LF.ATHUR EILJ. FOLDS. ZOc AMI 1 P. ROOK. Ilk-. 2.-U- I P TO S.VOO. 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The ' decision refers to the six months ending Sept. 1. of that year, during which, under the transportation act. the treasury paid all losses sustained in operations and earnings by the companies' whose property was returned from Government control. Under a special act of Congress, partial payments have been made on the guarantee in advance of final accounting. The commission also ruled that in making up the accounts, no charges for deferred maintenance should be included, although the roads may j charge "accrued" and "equalized" maintenance for the period. All statements of accounts must be filed with the. Government before March i 1. 19:;, to receive payment. j Mrs. H. Van Buren Magonigic pres- j iriint of the National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors of! America, is one of the three women members of the National Society of Mural Painters. . t By Associated Press. BELFAST, Dec. 18. The fierce rioting which broke out last night and cont'nuiifg today, resulted in tho death of two persons and the wounding of 11, ended at 9 o'clock tonight when the curfew ordinance was put into effect. There was an hour's lull In Belfast early in the evening, but heavy firing began again, spreading in the direction of the Castlereagh and Rav- enhill roads. VJ LHAMBRA L Decatur's Safest Theater M 1 TODAY TOM MOORE IN "HOLD YOUR HORSES" ALSO CENTURY COMEDY Tomorrow CHARLES RAY . IX "THE VILLAGE SLEUTH" B jgjj MATINEE, ff V:uO .1145. 1 I I FROM THE NOVEL BY 3 t TODAY TOMORROW EVENING, 7:00 8:45 NORMA ALMADGE EUGENE O'BRIEN POPPY' CYNTHIA STOCKLEY FOX NEWS WEEKLY COMEDY STARTING SUNDAY- "A MAN'S HOME' STARTING TODAY 2:45 AND 8:15 TTTESDAY AND WEDNESDVY HARRY' ROGERS I'BKSKXTS RGsH mmmma featcring HI! IF "BUSTER LVUL EDWARDS" KENO, KEYES AND MELROSE In the Comedy Oddity "That Fellow Don't Like Me." 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