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Anti-Draft Leagues Appear To BeWeakening In Their Attitude Toward Majors MAY DECLARE PEACE AT CHICAGO MEETING Minor Circuits Have Been Taught That All Is Not Peaches and Cream Since Majors Put the Screws on Them as Measure of Retaliation Landis Stands Aloof. BY HARRY BULLION. SECRETLY the major league may wish to restore the draft in the five circuits that refused to subscribe to it when the major-minor agreement went into effect in January, 1921, still they, do not, appear in a mood to make the slightest advances. Nobody will deny that the strained relations between the big fellows and the small fry have had a damaging effect on the best interests of the game in its various scopes. The majors could profit immensely through a more congenial working basis with the minors, and in turn the little leagues would share in the success. But the majors, weeping recent- ment over what they describe as unfair demands by the minors, are accused by the minors of being unfair. There the matter stands, each faction determined to yield nothing to the other, but apparently both are willing to compromise. ln to the Magnates. Whether tb situation clarifies during th coming; meetings of the magnates, big and little. In Chicago this month. Is another question, however. Judge Landis. who, upon his appointment an supreme dictator' In baseball, declared he would make it hie business to make the American association, I'acltlo Coast league. International league. Three Ky league and the Western league to alter their anti-draft attitude, seems to have failed. One year ago, when the minors held their annual meeting In Louisville, Ky., Landla endeavored to effect a reconciliation between the belligerent parllea, but he aid not win his point. Overture might be made by one aide or the other during the coming meeting, though not under the head of official business, as Landis, empowered to call a Joint meeting ot the majors and minors, has gone on record as stating that he sees no necessity lor one. Both Btdea Will Salter. If the minors stand their ground to the end of refusing to modify their terms upon which they will resume business relations with the majors they, as well us the big Jul lows, muet suffer In the future as they have In the past, particularly me most recent season. It is the contention of the small leagues that the majors cannot recruit their ranks without their help, while the majors, feeling. perhaps correctly, that tha minors, sooner or later, must declare an end to the war to save their finances, cannot hold out much longer The small fry lost considerable money last season by virtue of their refusal to accept players on option from tho majors and the measures of retain tlon adopted by the major circuits that refused to purchase from their common, enemy liasing one's opinion of the breach between tho anti-draft leagues and trie majors on, cold tacts, tha bur-tlen of the .hliima for existing conditions must go siiuarely on the American and National leagues, whose owners. In apparent mad desire to outbid each other for players of desirable, merit, clothed- the bush league club owners with gold. itnlled In Wealth Then. . The minors felt, and quit naturally, too, that It was more, profitable for them to restrict the privileges of the draft whau there were so many crasy men in the majors willing to separate themselves from fortunes for players, who, under the 1 conditions of the selective draft principles, would bring merely the urn stipulated In the agreement, graded, of course, In accordance with the classification of the circuits from which the athletes were chosen. The more the majors bought from the market tho more the minors became convinced that the National and American loops would throw all caution away and pay outrageous sums for untried material. But the majors retaliated with so much weight that the minors, realizing that they overplayed their hand, must seek a settlement some way, though as yet no definite move has been started to that end. Other Feeding Grounds. There are other leagues aside from the anti-draft olroults from which the ma-Jors can recruit their ranks. n.ot the equal of the five Outside the fold, of course, but pro lific enough to provide talent of good quality, even If It does require more thorough development. One year of this state of affairs has, no doubt, altered the entire viewpoint of the anti-draft leagues They have players to sell, as usual, but nobody In the market to buy them. It's a restriction on the advancement of young ball players, and therefore they, rather than the club owners, suffer. It Is a matter of record ffiAt f,u- If any, minor league clubs meet ex- ' penscs of conducting their business out of gate receipts alone. Their margin of profit, when there is a profit, is real lied from the sale of players outright or through the medium of the established prices atlpulated by the selective draft principle. Same far All of Them. This applies to the antl-drnft ! leagues as well as those that subscribed to the selective agreement. ! Therefore, while the leagues that 1 are working peacefully with the i majors accepted In appreciation an Increase In business this year, the (Continues on I'age Seventeen.) Can You Dance? Learn Nozv STRASBUHG SCHOOL Pupils who have never danced may start next Monday or Thursday evening in the Be-ginners' class. There is absolutely no embar-rassment. Wo positively guarantee to teach you to dance. For sixty-nine years Detroit', leading dancing school. Not a public dance hall. Not the cheapest, but the best Children's Classes Now in Progress Write or phone for free illustrated booklet of particulars. STRASBURG'S Cad. 0367. Just off Woodward on Sproat 1 DUNDEE RANKS HIGH AS BOXER Feather Champion to Concede Both Weight and Age to Sid Barbarian. - Veteran Italian Will Have Advantage in Experience Over Detroit Boy. Johnny Dundee, veteran Italian boxer who holds the featherweight championship of the world, will give away both weight and age to Sid Karbarlan, tha Detroit south paw, when they meet In the Arena Gardens Tuesday night as the head- lino attraction of the Empire Ath- lutlo club's monthly show. In both point of service and ac tual age. Dundee is one of the old est ruigmen In the service. According to the record books, he was born as long ago as isuj in snar- kal. Italy and he has linen fighting professionally since early In lain. Sid Six Yearn Younger. Barbarian Is six years his Junior and made his first appearance in tho paid ranks of pugilism in August lllls. Dundee was thought by many expert to have passed the peak of his career long before barbarian was ever heard of. liut Dundee, much after tho man-ner of the chattering brook seems destined to go on imerminably. Despite Barbarian's youth and a weight advantage of about Six pounds, Dundee will enter the ring against the lefthander as a favorite, in the dupe. For Dundee la recognized as one. of the cloverest men In the business, and he has little to ' far from Barbarian a punches, if past records mean even trifle. -i It will be Parbarlan's second sue cessive bout with a champion. In his lust engagement he lost to 1'lnkey Mitchell. Junior welter weight champion, despite a rush to the front in the closing rounds. Because Barbarian can not hope to make the featherweight limit, Dun dee's title will not be involved in the dispute here. Preliminaries Mediocre. Three bouts, that appear mediocre, on paper, will precede the Dundee-Itnriiariiin fuss In the, Young Hurley, will leave his mail sack long enoutrt to try conclusions for eight rounds with an old rival, Frankie Keuugh. ltotli are local lightweights and both have been absent from tho ring for six months or more. Keough will attempt to blot out the memory of two previous defeats by Hurley. Johnny Mello and lid din Franklin are scheduled to tangle for eiliht rounds alter Walter Tiemalne and Johnny Webber have opened tiio entertainment with a six-round bout. ZEV LEADS U. S. HORSES IN WINNINGS Sinclair Colt Earns More Than Quarter Million in Brief Career. New York. Dec. J. Zev, Harry F. Klnclalr'. three-year old which defeated 1'apyrus In the recent International match race. wa credited with having won $28". 5715" In his career, on the books of .h Jockey club which aro ofllclal for turf history. The announcement of the Jorker club settled the controversies of those who had argued about Zev's monetary relations to Isinglass, KncliMh thoroughbred, whirh topped race horses of all time by amassing f;;U,275. Zev's total plums him at the top of Ahier-can three year olds and second orly to Isinglass In world, records. i'f his totnl Zev won the InrRest portion Inst vear when as a three-year-old he brought $1U1.:7S.S1, to his owner, the remainder being his winnings as a two- tar-old sprinter. Those who already dance, but want the newest steps and latest dances, may come next Tuesday or Friday eve-ning. Orchestra music. 403 AVERAGE POTS BENGAL STAR ON TOP Harry Heilmann Fourth Man to Exceed That Figure in History of American League. SECOND RIGHT HANDER Babe Ruth, Nearest Contender, Rnislies 10 Points Behind After Strenuous Race. After a sensational race between Harry Heilmann of Detroit and George Iluth. of New York, the De troit slugger led the batters In the American league for the - second time In his career. His percentage of .403 was far above his record last year when he finished fourth. Jtuth slumped In his hitting to. wards the end ot the season,- finishing with an average of .391. Heiluiann and ltuth led the procession all season, the former getting oft to a good start. Heilmann started to slump In mid-season and when the season was about two-thirds over Kuth caught up and passed him, only to loso the lead during, the final few weeks. It la to be noticed that veterans figured largely in most of the exceptional performances during the year, of the first ten batters eight are seasoned players. It Is a No noticeable that tho great majority of heavy hitters are left handers with the stick. Of the first ten eight were in position to punish right hand pitchers the most. Veterans Stand Ont. Practically every record went to players who have stood the gaff for years. Prominently among the star performers wero Cobb, Heilmann, Speaker, H Collins, Itnth and Kenneth Williams. Cobb gained the distinction at the end of the year of completing- his elgh- ictriiiu tw.iorumim year witn a bat- ling average or .300 or better. Tria Speaker of Cleveland set a new American league record In two base hits, the Cleveland player and manager pounding out 69 doubles. Kuth of New YnrU i.i all In runs, accumulating mi fraction under ono run per game as he played in 152. A glanco at ltuth s ail around record explains why the Yankee gtar was voted tho most valuable player of the year. Ho compiled a total of 8D9 bases which Included 45 two bair-gers 13 triples and 41 home runs the latter total being twelve more than his nearest competitor. Williams of St. Louis. Kddle Collins' mark of 49 g'tolen , m u ,? sacrmce nits noteworthy performances. were Munuah-ttumuia Exceptions. ' Leaving out of consideration those who figured onry In a few of the i 3s batters who hit the ball for .300 or belter, there are very few newcomers in the league who crowded Into thi3 panticular column. Manush of Detroit and Sun - ma.?f K m''1'""1 b counted as tho brilliant exceptions Cleveland finished at the ton among tho teams In batting.' but it was a clone race with Detroit the former winding up the season with a percentage of .301. and onlv ork ankeeN, pennant winners und world s champions, were an even ten point, behind Detroit, while .St. l.ouis was back another ten points. Tho Philadelphia Athletic, were unable to keep up the early season', batting clip and finished next to last. Huston winding up tho season with a per, ;tg ot ,261 llt 40 points behlnu the leaders, and two points leas than In the preced-Ing year Chicago was midway, with Uoshlngton a point above 1'hiladelphia. SIX-DAY BIKE RIDERS START Sixteen Teams Pedal Off 35th Annual Race in New York. in new yorn. Dec. 2. Ootham's 5th International six-day bicycle race got under way at one minute after midnight, when Fred Stone, actor pulled tho trigger of the starting gun and 16 ti una pedatled off for the monotonous grind in Madison Square Garden. Leading teams were split by the management and the riders re-arranged In new combination, to enliven interest. Alfred Goullet, the premier rider of the 32 contestants, who has been a member of the team, winning 12 six-day grinds, was paired with Orlando Flan!, of Italy. Alfred Orenda, of Tasmania, who won tho last race here with Goullet, was paired with Fred Hill, of Huston. The team, entered were: American-Italian, Fred Goullet, Newark, X. J., and Orlando Fluid, Italy;, uscar Kgg and Caesar Debets: Jamming team. Maurice, Italy, and l'eter Mors-koph. Holland: Irish, Kddie Madden and Harry liuran, both of Newark, X. .1,; Jewish-American. David Lands, Irvlnuston. N. J., and Sam Cast man, Newark. N. J.; French- ; Sene.ti, Jean ctKird.ui and Alex Xe-fatti; lielgian. .Maurice De Wolfe and Hairy stocki I iich ; Heareat team. IKet-Kie MeXamara, Xewark. and ; lvter Vari keir.peii, Holland; Vet-! emus' team, Fred Hill, lloston, and i Alfred tirendu. Tasmania; iletro- politan team, Willie Coburn. Kear-; ney. X. J . und Harry Kaiaer, Xew i York; Italian. Francesco Verrl nn I ; Cuseppx Aauini; Jersey City, Frd ;'laylor, .Newark, und Jake Mam. Ir!!igtn. X. J.; .spai k Flug t.-am. i Anthony lie, Kutan, vrHctisf, X. J., ,1't.d Wlie Jiajil.y, .aii i-rareiHeo; ICtT-nan. Fr.lz Fauers and Henry r.ety. unj Itnli.iti read team, Alex ' Toiiumc .nd itimero Ferr irio. FRANCE CROWNS i CUE CHAMPION r:?, Ie;-. 2 Albert nrnrp, ti h t..l!:ard expert, today won pro! lorsl b : 1 ! '. a r d rbnn,. ' Fr-: '. lis averamj ive rest' h' ? m , i I! i: f..r ?! eh l;e i'Hef! ranee ' r I, 'i ti e , i.. ., 1 lj l'lal..a i'ruitd Mittvs. Harry Leads Again For the second! time in his career Harry Heilmann, slugging Detroit outfielder, led the American league in batting in 1923, the official averages, released this morning, giving him a mark of .403. He is the fifth man in the history of modern baseball to bat above .400. The others were Ty Cobb, Napoleon Lajoie and George Sis-ler of the American league and Rogers Hornsby in the National. Babe Ruth was Hermann's closest rival, the Yankee home run hitter finishing 10 points behind. . ' .' fJ,HHWWWWMIMHIWWII,IIIIM.limwiWMWMMMmiMIMI.IMIMnMW WT('Vv.ii ' J-st-wv Jh j v tyJ ) ' f f ' 1,1- - LH - :i:f: V V i1 li 1 k Grange Hailed as Greatest stum nnn Illini Star Does Everything Middlewestern Observer Ranks Halfback Ahead of Gipp, Coy, Mahan and Other Illustrious Football Stars. BY DAVIS J. WALSH. Kllllngcr. Olpp, Mahan, Chick Har- New Yoik. Dec. 2. In keeping ,,-y'' etc. This man declares with. ..,1.1. v...i.. j .,...j'ou' reservation that Orange Is the with gratuitous Impartiality at this season ot tile year, there seems to bo a common Impression west of the Alleghenles that there was only one ball runner of the late campaign, namely Harold "Ked" Urnnge, of Illinois. The east had It. Pfann. of Cornell, Its Wilson, of Fenn State; the far west Its Noble, of Nubraska; but according to available advices. Grunge was the ranking offensive back of the season and more. He was and Is one of the great runners of the modern generation, a man to be mentioned with Mahan, Coy, Gipp, Kllllngcr, Charley Uar-ret and other Immortals. If Walter Camp should be so 111-advlsed as to Ignore Grange In his selection of his flrnt ATl-Amerlcan team, the mlddlewest, In toto, will lash Itself Into a lather. Calls Grange Greatest. It has not been our privilege to see Harold in action, but we learned to read at an early age. and the name of Grunge, ran true in the accounts of all Illinois games like the thread of an obligate. Added to tins Is R communique received from a middlewestern authority, w ho has neon all the great ones step for the last 15 years Girl Elevens Ignore Rules To Pull Hair Ardor of Chase Overcomes Amazons in College Football Game. St. l'eter. Minn., Dec. 2. Two girl college football elevens battled on tha Uustavus Adolphus gridiron here to a 6 to 6 tie. A smash through center for 25 yards, a 65-yard end run for a touchdown, and the longest punt kicked on the Gusslo field this year featured tha fame, as did numerous 10-yard penalties for hair pulilr-K- The elevens were "mythical" teams pb'kcd by sport contributors to the i;uMavian Weekly, the collets pijier, as the lightweight and heavyweight teams of coeds most likely to conquer on the gridiron. After this teams had been selected I a hubbub of assertions and de-Jnla1 as to their rei-pective ability j arose. It was deoided to p'.ay a 1 tamo of f-ur eight-minute riusr- II .-II' sT i'h-i n 'The in r , u-. J t w p.? T- -1 1 ,tt I ill ; :.;':-.oT i !t!.i t'i-- 1 - i p.-d their in tl:o icular f.M;,uri. l-Iiic I greatest runner he ever ha. i ever hs seen on a football Held. Granite, according to our Informant, happens to be that rare specimen of prehistoric biped the toot-bull player without a weakness. "Grange Is positively the greatest runner with the ball 1 ever saw," declare, the man who viewed many of the great ones at their best. He played In eight of Illinois' nine games and he won everyone of them by his running with the ball. He scored at least one touchdown on every team he faced, three against Nebraska, the team that stopped Miller and company, of Notre Dame. He is a gieat follower of Interference and dodges, serves, shifts, 'gears,' changes pace and keeps his feet. 1 saw him shake off five Wisconsin tacklers snrl make 28 yards through the line. Aa Instance In Polut. "Flease keep In mind that after Orange left the Wisconsin . game. Illinois did not make a first down. Hut wliiiu lo was in, he carried the ball on practically successive plays from his own 30-yard line down the field for a touchdown. He turned in two J6-yard runs around each flank during the march. "Ho forward passes well when asked to do so and receives passes with clutches that never miss, lie grabbed a pass out of a Northwestern man's hands and ran 77 yaids for a touehdown on a field that was muddy in spots and dry iu others, very treacherous. Nobody iu Ihe big ten was able to stop him at all. "Tho point I would make Is that I have seen Grange in all sorts of weather and turf conditions and never yet has he failed to tear off his long runs. He is trood defensively. If there is anything I have forgotten, it is not worth mentioning." HEARNE ADVANCED TO SECOND PLACE Error in Scoring 250-Mile Auto Race Corrected. 1.09 Ark o 1 c n. Ioc. 2. Edd le ITrirne find Kalph do rahrm, who hi ro announced as having flnfsmid Third and seventh, respect! vol y. !n fhi i5ft-nille mi'tor mm at Ivrly Iliiifl, Tlmnksiiiving' lay, wrv advanced to tho positions of tvennd nnd sixth at tho end of a r-rhi-k crid net ed by A niorican Automobile AJ'w'iatiim ofllt-iaifl. Jnnmv Murjmy was lowered from nd to third pl..i;e and Jack Slaf.r from sisth to eevnth poni-t in n a rsu!t of thp re-hj k. Ai''"ri!i;K to -i Ptat.-nii-nt i.-U'-d 1 in euiir r':t on .mh tlio , ainw;;m:-h rulf-fl ! m. nt. The dtftH'tiHy in .'"ortn: o";;r-t-nt! wh r wlun tin; oftiiUl Jirorer Ifrijinc ill' s'n.f ; ill during tl.e rac and was . by r. lif-ti.t- r ff: ; a; A a rt-.-Milt UtnK awarded ...1 H. .rn'e t--Ui of , lr lK'J f 1:1- i ST ti: s .n is 1VJ olid on tioj hat Miri nil 1.3..0 FOOTBALL BIDS ADIEU AT CLOSE OF GREAT YEAR Season Marked by Records for Attendance and Series of Upsets. INTEREST IS NATION WIDE Several Races End in Dispute for Championships; Many Individuals Star. New York, Dec, 2. (By the Asso ciated Press.) The 1J2J football sesson, featured by attendance fig ures that shattered thosa for all previous gridiron spectacles by a record array of lnter-sectional bat tles, and by a sensational aeries of upsets, has added probably the moat brilliant chapter of all Urns to ths remarkable growth of tha nation's favorite college pastime. Proof of the keenness with which campaigns for major titje. were fought Is the fact that only three elevens stood out with undisputed claims to premier honors. These were the University of California, champion of the Pacific Coast Conference for the fourth straight vear: Colorado University, winner of the Rocky Mountain conference title witn a clean siate; ana isie, another unbeaten eleven, which captured the "Big Three" crown for the first time since mis. Critic. Favor Yale. Recuse of Its Impressive show Ing through a difficult schedule. Yale stood out as the most formid able eleven In tne east, in tne opin ion of a majority of critics, al though many rated the powerful Cornell eleven, unbeaten in three years, on an equal footing with tha ulue. Honors among the "big ten" of the Western conference were dl vlded by Michigan and Illinois, both of whom showed clean slates, while in the Missouri valley conference, Nebraska and Kansas, two more un- defeated agregations. ended their season. In a tie for first place. rivr! claims for the Southwest ern conference crown were made by both Texas and Southern Methodist universities with the latters position somewhat strengthened by a victory over Baylor, last year's tltleholdcr. which held Texas to a tie. In the Southern ormference Washington and Lee, Vanderbllt disputed tlt'.e claims, nf'.'her being defeated by a conference rival, but, under a system of selection by sports writers. Vanderbllt was pick, ed as the best eleven awarded the Flckens trophy. Bears Still Winning. California's "fjo'd.o. Bears" un ! beaten and only twice tied In the last ' four seasons, were monarens of all they surveyed on the Faclflc Coast, though the eleven whs the victim of one of me season s surprises when held to a .cureless tie by Nevada university. In the Pacific Northwest confeince, the University of Washington finished 'at Chief among the startling-upsets which punctuated play throughout the fall was Nebraska's victory over Notre Dame, conqueror of the Princeton, West Point and Georgia Tech In outstanding lntersectional contests and hailed as one of the "wonder teams" of all time until It met reverse. Syracuse, with Its goal line previously uncrossed, had Its eastern championship hopes shattered by Colgate In another form of reversal, but the Orange retrieved some prestige by downing Nebraska. Alabama university's southern conference championship hopes were (Continued on Page Seventeen.) MCGARTYWILL OPPOSE OUSTER Beaten Coast League President to Take Wrigley Fight to Chicago. New York, Dec. 2. Preparatory to proceeding to Chicago, where he will appear before the national arbitration commission of baseball. Willie in H. McCarthy, admittedly "one of the presidents" of the Pacific Coast league, arrived In New York Saturday night from Now Orleans, where he stopped enroute from Ran Francisco. Mr. McCarthy will contest before tho commission the election of Harry Williams. Us Angeles newspaperman, 'to the presidency from which he was "deposed" last June, ifter he had questioned the ownership nf the Seattle baseball club. He charged William Wrigley, Jr.,' owner of the San Francisco club of the same league and of the Chicago National league club, with sponsorship of the Seattle organisation. Asserting that he held the funds and records of the league, Mr. McCarthy charged he had been ousted by the Influence of Mr. Wrigley. who, he alleged, was conducting "syndicate baseball." Mr. McCarthy's contract expired last November. Asked If he would renew It, he declared "that was beside the question, which Is a matter of principle." He traced his difficulties to Ills banishment of two players who weie tilscoveied to have "thrown" games for gamblers. Hurry 1. Slnfford, attorney for the league, accompanied him. ARMYANDNAVY TO PLAY TENNIS i i New Tork. Iec. 2. Annual team! competition for tennis supremacy! between the United Stntes army and navy will be inaugurated in li'"4, the I'tiltcd States Lawn Tennis association announced today. Seci.-tarv of War Weens arol A.-sisiant Secretary of the Navy Kooevelt havi accepted a plan for the competition as outlined by Dwisrht 1". Davis, president of ths U. S. U T. A., and details will be worked out at a conference soon. The association will donate a trophy for tiie serwee vent TIGERS BEAT DAYTON. . . Tut. 2 The Co- 1 ! 1 ; t y to follow the i wl'h a s 'li'-esyf il for-fn.',bt--i them to wall' n lurri'tij? Tii; bull, ciipli i 'he Pfivt-.n i rmrisr ,-, a imo n lo-av-i :er tfiitn, rure to-inv. hy a 5i'-r of! "-i to .1 in 'i r.jtioLti pru-ieuue : fjot&all fian.?. I CELTICS ELIMINATE CALEYS Scots Unable to Offset Loss and Lose, 3 to 1 Goal-Keeping of Timiny Im. portant Factor in Victory Bowie Hurt in Scrim. mage and Forced to Retire. BY ARTHUR SALE. Celtic F. C soranor a' surprise Western finalist, from the U. S. Packard park Sunday by 3 goals to The result does not indicate the is undoubtedly a tribute to the sterling defensive play of the Celts. . Caleys were on the attacking end BIG TEN PLANS SPORT GROWTH Conference Officials Adjourn With Hope of Beating 1923 Records. Michigan, Ohio State, Chicago Face Heavy Football Cards Next Year. Chicago, Dec J. Their 1924 schsd-ules arranged, athletic officials of the Western conference, who metj hers yesterday, today were building up hopes of duplicating or surpassing, during the coming year, the successes of 192S In every branch of college sport. With Illinois and Michigan, Joint football champions of tha season Just closed, scheduled to meet at Urbana, October IS, and stadiums to be dedicated at Illinois, Minnesota and Indiana next season, conference officials believe football attendance records of 1923, which topped all previous years, will be exceeded next year. Wisconsin 1b cheered with the return of Kdward 0. Gerber. star tackle, ruled out of ths last two 1923 games on charges of professionalism and re-Instated by the faculty athletic representatives at the meeting hers. ' Baseball Game Set. Ths conference baseball season will open April 12, with each team scheduled to play at least four conference opponents. Minor sport programs have been completed. Including Indoor swimming. Indoor track and tennis meets, and a committee of tho faculty athletic representatives had been nutned to fix definitely the date for the outdoor events to be held at Stage field, University of Chicago. Ileavv football schedules are faced by Michigan. Ohio Stats and. Chicago, which will meet six conference opponents within the season. Minnesota and Wisconsin have carded three conference games each, and Northwestern, Indiana. Purdue. Inwa and Illinois have each ar ranged four Big Ten games for 1924. The single lntersectional contest announced so far will bs between Illinois and the Navy on October 11, according to tentative arrangements. Chicago Gets Swimmers. The Indoor swimming meet, set for March 13 and 1. will be held at the University of Chicago; the Indoor track meet. March It and lo at Northwestern university and the conference tennis tournament at the University of Chicago May 22. Tha faculty representatives raised the fees of football officials at conference games from $50 to $75 and a resolution urfted the employment of men of Integrity to take charge of games and declared their rulings, whether agreed with or not, should be supported wholeheartedly. Respect and courtesy toward the officials from the spectators was solicited. The resolution Is considered to have been occasioned by a disturbance at the Michigan-Wisconsin game at Madison, when spectators objected to an official- decision on touchdown and threatened the referee. TURFMAN AMES MINUS TWO COLTS Miller Starts With Three Horses, but Pair Are Missing. New Orleans, Pec. 2. Stanley and Catromca, two of three race horses being brought here frpm Bowie, Md., were missing from their box car when F. E. Miller, owner, awakened, ho told the opllce. Of the three that he started with Monday, Miller said only Bethemen was where he should have been. Tho turfman declared the three runners were In the car when he fell asleep at Picayune, Mlrs., Saturday night. Hoof prints near the car led the police to believe the animals reached here before they were stolen or broke away. Wing Club Shirt Made to your measure from IMPORTED WHITE WING CLOTH Marked with your own initials. Collars attached or detached. Price $5.50 Each PICARD Shirtmakers 32 Adams Ave. W. FROM RACE of Rivett, Star Halfback, by tliminating Caledonia, twir. F. A. challenge cup competition it 1. merits ot tne respective clubs. W tor tuny mree-tourtns ot the game. Caledonia was lorcea to play with- out its star halfback, Rivett, his ab sence through injury being a han. dicap that the Scots did not seem ble to overcome, despite the fact that F. Allen gave a creditable dis play in the pivot position. Timiny was tha hero of tha the wonderful goal keeDlnsr nf yl Celts' defender saving his aide from . t. . .... Jttn. T T-.ll.. , U a. ilea; ucLc.i. ncuy ana Sinclair also contributed to the tank in hand, and a better display of de fensive work against heavy odua nu seiaum peen wunessea. Fmser Does Fast Work. Fraser signalized his return to Caleys' llne-pp By some fast runs and centers, but It was on the left tne scots were most dangerous, H i Allen being In one of his lively moods, his dribbling and accurately placed centers deserving a better fate. Two corners fell to Caleys In tha early stages, 3. Kelly kicking out when bard pressed, Stevens sendini-high over tha bar when well placed. Two further corners tell the tale of Caleys' persistency, but the final effort was not forthcoming. Celtic unexpectedly took the lead when Johnson received near tin halfway line, and running close in brought Seay to his knees with a terrific drive. Ths shot was onlv partially cleared when E. Kelly dashed In and touched into ths net alter 20 minutes play. ' Defense Is Alert. II. Allen was conspicuous for i quick run, but the Shamrock defense was on ths alert and Kelly Intercepted the winger's pass. Bowie was Injured In a melee and forced to retire for the remainder of thi period, and during his absence Caleys enjoyed the bulk of the play, but could not penetrate the opposing lines. Half-time score: Celtic 1, Caledonia u. Caledonia attacked with vigor from the restart, Timiny handling a high shot from Stevens, aij Houchy going away on the rlgnt parsed to Johnson, who drove with great force for Seay to save near the top corner. A quick run by Fraser gave Stevens an opening, but the center mans first tin. drive went sailing high over the bar. Thompson made a forward put which D. Sutherland tried to Intercept but failed, and Kelly takirf advantage of the mlsklck e.ortl with a long shot into ths top ul ths net. Swarm on Celtics. From tha center Caleys swarmed their opponents' quarters, and from a corner Morgan headed by Timiny. This success infused inoro life Into the Scots team, and foe a spell ths Celtic defense was In 4"t water, but aespite a fierce Duro- bardment the Irishmen rams through with flying colors. Shots from C. - Sutherland and Allen were fisted out. and one hot drive from Stevens was headed away by Kelly, and although Caleys for wards worked like Trojans they were forced back without achiev ing thoir oblect. With throe minutes to go Celtis placed the Issue beyond doubt. Cruickshank running through the opposition to beat Seay for tiiej third tlma. Final score: Celtic S, CCaledonl 1. Line-ups: OAi.Kiio.vrA. CELTIC. Seay O Timiny r. Huthsrluid R. B J. he ' Hlsxlns L. B Fln, l.r Bene K. II Thompua F. Allen C. H MrOivri Cowan L. H Uuw.e Fraeer O. R Ilmicky Morran I. R Jorimoii Hteveru C. F E. keiif. C. Sutherland I. L ... F?'' H. Allen O. L Crulcihr.4 Referee W. Ferruson. Time of halw-41 minute.. Scorera-S. Xally &. CruicA shank. Morgan. All Scots Keep Going. All Scots qualified for the fourtlt round of the national cup compete tlon bv defeating Detroit V. C. la the first half of the twin bill t Packard park Sunday by gofc' to 1. Detroit's display was disappointing, the Scots exhibiting a far oerior brand of soccer. Abernethf and McCue had the measure of thJ opposing forward line, the worn nf the former being a big factor ia the success of his side. From the kick-off the Scots went off with a rush. Walker hitting Ms upright with a slow ground slwu and before the attack subsided Warner was called upon to ea several determined efforts. One hard drive from Shsde w.u stopped by Warner, the goalie dropping on to the ball to save, and tie-fore he could clear, the Scots forwards were upon him like a sn-aira of bees. When the debris was cleared away. Warner had r"" tire for medical treatment, nav' receWed a nasty kick In the when on the ground Drennan Scores For Scots. Advantage continued tn He the Kilties, Detroit's defense beiM (Continued on Page Seventeen.! & PICARD Importers Stroh Bldg.

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