El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 38TH YEAR, Ed. 2, Monday, January 7, 1918 Page: 9 of 12
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EL PASO MORNING TlMEShMONDAY. JANUARY 7 1918.
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STOUT NOTU Or INTEREST TO ntTY-FIFTY
Perritt Comes Next in Na-
NEW YOMI Jin. c I. .rnnjlno
tte National league pitcher I
IFI7 la order Of their rrlrrllrc-
". II WM round cipeillriu lo
divide the m pilatera into mm
greua. iu tint or Uteae enbr.t
II IBM who boro Ibe brunt of Ike
ampalgn and pitched it lent 10 rom-
loto Uu; ui aateaa Ikeae wtaV
participated la a minimum ot it'
game ccgardlrt of Iko leagth of
""i UUrd remprltlng afi
Otere who took port la champlea-
tttlp caiteat. '
Alexander won too tnte of leodlhr
pllcter with an average or lotst mm
earned por gomo or i os. parrin or New
York was a dota ieeond with ltdfol-
lowed by schupp with l.t. The latter
led all others in timet won and loat
with tfmsat f .730. mu niun rp-
rooaptinr i winning and 7 main tunee.
Fire or Ikt ton leading pitchers wera Jeri-
handera. The percentage of games won and loot
la tiren with notation or the relellre pe-
tition or each plicher. this special record
betnt supplied In 'order that romporisnn
may be made with the official earned -run
I ratint. 'it
Tlwytlut or rttkit puchero on the lu-
jar system Is again demonstrated. Boo-
ing the errecllvenrsi of o pitcher aolelr
on (ur.eo won and Joel it would ahow
!... í5í!m?Lcn Y0Í" heodlnt the
list with three men seYiupp soileo ond
rerrllt ond In addition two more or Its
pitchers amone the flrat ten. The earned-
run recordó however show in good
matture the affetUvenesa of other pitch-
ers reoerdloaa or where their reapertlve
rlubt rinlsho In the rtce. Schneider of
:inctnnttl. for llluatntlon .barely won
more games than he loll; yet Is rued
fourth In the official standing with on
rirned-run average of i.in. At fir to
rigurct con tell he sintered by reaaon or
poor fleldlnr aupport at critical stages
or tome of his games; for 51 or the Irs
runt scored orr bun were made titer
chinees hid been offered to retire the
side. 1 An opposite rase wat thtl or Mea-
dowt or 8t. Loult rued elthth In games
won and lost and twenty-sixth In tha or-
al all due lo the rtel that I of the
M rana scored orr him during the sea-
son were earned.
Phil Douglaa or Chicago pitched In the
.calva rummer oí gantes .1 rnllou eil
by Barnes or Boston with SO. Aloxtnder
scored most shut-outs It) and he tlao led
In complete games pitched with ta. Alex-
ander led the right-handers In strikeouts
with 201 out or the 1111 btttmen firing
him Viughn or Chicago led the left-
handert with the hither percentage or
to: striken ins out of Lite chances.
Itw consecutive victories. Saltee and
Schneider tied with a run or nine games
eaclf the former making his record rrulu
Juna 30 to Aututt to and the litter dur-
ing the winning streak or Cincinnati from
Juna e to July fa.
Two vlelorlee In one trternoon were
srored July 1 by Toney or Clnclnnttl
aratnit Pittsburgh; on Sept. 3 bv Alexan-
der or Philadelphia against Brooklyn and
oq Sept. 18 by Dotk or St. Louis tlao
The outstanding pitching feature or the
1017 tenon tr not or modern bttebill
Matory was the gime played In Chicago
May . when Toney or Cincinnati urn
Vauthn or Chleato went nine Innings
without allowing a sate hit to either tide.
In the tenth Viughn allowed two hilt
losing the gime 1 to 0. Toney however
continued unhltiblo and scored the only
no-kit tune or the rlltlonUt' 1017 season.
Harvest Fly Defeats
Lone Star in Match
Race at Turner Park
denting N. M. Jan. . A special hair-
tulle match rane between Harvest Fly and
Lona star hearted the first mitinea pro-
gram run erf at Turner park Saturday
afternoon. Harvest Ply wilt.
In all there were four races on the
program. Besides the special event the
Ptrat race Three furlongs: Evran
flrat Handiemar aecond Marshall iiiah
Aecond race Quarter-mile dash: nat-
tier flrat. Sapphire second Midnight
Fourth race Cody handicap Four fur-
longi: Vested Right first. Lady Inno-
cent second. Little Blues third. -
J. C. Rouse of El Paso officiated as tir-
ing secretary and manare. Dr. U. E.
h obi n son waa starter and W. J. Schulti
Griffith Ball Outfits
for Camp Cody Boys
camp Cody Denting. . M. Jin. 6
Clerk Qrimth wbo will he reineinbeicd
liy many as the "Old Fox" of the New
Yom American DueDau leant nas noti-
fied the division athletic department or
Camp Cody that two shipments each
composed of fifteen complete baseball
OLrtnti went by mistake to Camp Doni-
phan. Ft. sill Oklahoma. These were In-
tended for this division and Harry Lans-
ing division athletic director there has
been ordered lo re ship them lo Camp
l'3aj'k Orimth la now at the rvead or
the Clark Griffith Ball and Bat fund and
baa received much praise for Ma work
In providing athletic gooda for the train-
ings camps of the country. Ten auca
boxes have already been received here
by the division athletic officer from the
committee on training camp activities
and be la promised s!i more.
They contain a Tull equipment and
nothing that the soldiers nave received
has been more appreciated. Each on
contains the following anides a mitt
Mairt aad.cbe.st protector for a catcher;
a first baseman's mitt; a doten baila and
batí; twe basket balls; five association
footballa ; two Rugby footballs ; play-
ground baseballs and bata; volley halla
and neta; two medicine balls extra blad-
ders tor rootbaiis; quoits and ten aeu
Of boxing gloves.
Plan Racing Matinees
For Cody Entertainment
Doming. M. St.. Jam. The Turner
Ainuteinont company. In conjunction with
the Detnlnt war service Hoard or the
committee on training ramp aeuvitiea
hat err anead a atrial at taeint programa
which will be bold Saturday así SuoSey
. irternoont It Turner Park mat or the
atty. Twenty or thirty boroea era outr-
taract at the tracts taooag mem betnt
HatraK king. Lane liar. Vetted
-Rlghta Handiemar. Evran Lady Inno-
cence Little Moat HarttuU TUfbtnan
.asa nutty '-'(
iucu in tut MunwEir
Cavalry Boxer After
Jack Caspar's Scalp
K. O. 8 ASS.
Now of the Fifth cavalry but for-
merly or Baltimore Md. and of the
marines la a Tighter with a real credit-
able record of past performance in
eastern and suuthern titles. 5ns' rec-
ords show where he has met and de-
Sated such men ai Dummy Decker
d Shank Hennessey Soldier Burns
Terry Mr.Grsw and Eddie Hsu Ion. "K.
. o " now flatus at 150 pounds and stand
ready to meet all comers at the weight.
Jack Caspar a local soldier boxer
says Saa Is preferred above all other?
Meet Starts Monday
Jan. 14 forY" Players
According to notices posted In the lobby
ui hid i m. .. a. mo riiess tour
nament to decide the Iflti champion of
the -V" will start Monday night Jan. la
in the Y.'
All candidate art asked to alan the en-
trance blanks furnlahed by "Y7 officials
and tt Is required that the extremely
small entrance fee be paid by the player
before noon of Jan. ta.
As there are a number or local players
who have developed greatly during the
past winter by constant practice urnm
"Y" tables the meet Is expected tn
prove a irreat success and It la also ex-
..eried that the nlav will be reatlv ex
citing aa the games played during the
pan. winter ny i-.i ruo cricss nave ail
turned out evenly matched contests.
Director Ashmore to
Introduce Soccer for
Camp Cody Athletes
Camp Oodv. Demlnir. N. M.. Jin. A. J.
v Ashmore division athletic rtlrecton
nam ncra yesienmy inai soccer tootnail
which is not well understood In many
marr.i hi me i niieo aisies win ne in-
irodured at Camp Cody means or se
curing two picked teams of players who
are familiar with the game and giving
exuiuuions. in mi manner uie promot-
ers or Soccer tn the vartoua reglmonui
M cnniiailonx can have the nmihirui
points explained to them on the field
at we conclusion nr the games. As. soon
as a aufflricnt number of tearr.s can be
secured a soccer tournament will be
Remembers 1 Pasoans
Young Brut featherweight boier who
boed for Promoter Jim Brown writes
from Atlanta Oa. his home town that
Ie is going good and expects lo meet
some or the real atari or the reather
division in the tviuth the coming spring.
Brltt'a laat fight here waa with Flash
Harend at the Smelter after which ha
was advised by the club phyaiclan. Dr.
strong lo give up boxlnt In Ibis alti-
tude on account of heart trouble.
Brltl took the doctor's tip returned to
Georgia rested up a few months and
came bdek atronger than ever. JJmml
Brttt Is promoting the shows In which
Young Brut features the programs as a
featherweight. Walk Millar la looking
arter the business altatrs of the young
In Brltt's fight with Flash Barend at
the smelter he displayed rare gameness
snd when Ms brother. Spider one of
Ms seconds threw up the sponge there
came near being a right In the Brltl
rsmlly at tberlngslde.
Soldier Boy Grappler
Quick action la what Georga d. Kot-
aronaros light heavyweight wrestler.
win Kfi on iiis cnauenge. wmcn ap-
Earcd In these columna yesterday morn-
r. If he will listen to terms offered
by Frank Mruk chief horseshoer of the
Eighteenth field artillery stationed at
fort Bliss. Kotsorraros stated Saturday
that hla weight was in. The soldier
grappler tipa the beam at 174. atrlpned
and he wfshea to meet George it Fort
Bltss or la a local theater Inside of
SIGNS ASSOCIATION CHAMPION PLAY
Kansas City. Mo.. Jan. .John Savaae.
owner of the Joplin team of the West-
ern league announced Itere last night
that be had signed Ewelt Gross short-
stop Frank Thompson third baseman
and John Nutt and Emmett Mulvey out-
fielders all of the MtAteetor (Okie.)
team of Western association champions.
BWTBfV is secretary or uw Kansas -ny
club of the American association.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL
At Chica gxRurtrrw stern defeated
WuooaaJn br a acora of SI to IT In a
western rooference nine.
At Chicago Chh sao iereated Iowa 4e
to M in a western conference.
At PhiladelphiaThe University of
rennsytvania nasaetDaii team delated
cohunbia. i to t.
. At ChAmpalgn III.-Tha Vntversity of
Illinois basketball team defeated Wabash
couerv ao to 9.
ANM 4J. I
By Times Special Correspondent.
Las cruces H. M.. Jan. a. The annual
doubleheader hasgathall game will be
Dlayed In the irmnrv hr ttrh is.
tweon the Us Cruces blah achool learn
and the Alaniogo do achool team tha
Las Cruces teams have been doing bard
vrmww worn wiu jopa game is
aured. The Las Cruces boys team
composed or Freak Llewellyn cent
Hartley Clay rorward - Bennet Cbav
Coooaar. sroard. Tha ainr team i rem
posed of Oeorre Etta Talbot and Emma
Bowman cantara; Bonny Cox and Mar
avua uranam rorwartsa; iewaJia Brown-
lesa and Abbey lalia. guarda. A large
crowd la expected to be in attendance.
NEW "111 HNS I MR (.RIIIM1Ü
FIRST RACK Five aod one hair fur-
Mwrs; 3i7 Black Bats too
vrm reare and Plenty oe
MUS Irish ltiol tog
Mttl Lady Moore ....Ill
M704 Miss Paep fit
M8I9 odallsooe Ill
7W Lode Star EJH
Mm Hew Modal t ut
Mew kittiwake .....IH
80705 I van nil st Ut
M9 LBblV ucrger iti
Slgea Man or Honor ill
Km Dingo til
SeftW Beautiful kaihryn lit
aegis ooWin n
Henry Surgoyna .116
8ECO.ND RACE Sis furloafsi
9M Senator Drode.-ick ..tos
i naun l ........tos
I Near tos
MBOT Ladv Eileen
Mn My Oracle
! Mater MarJoTIO ..
tUM Paula V .!.
Mats Marry Banner ...
3670 star Bthy
Mall June But
3ft5tQ Palryman ;
Mtl( Don Jote
30a Billy Xeatlehouae
THIRD RACE Six Mrlonga:
Ms7t J. uurus
3ftW3 The Masquerador
SioM carbide t
1 The Norman I
MI77 Top o' th' Mornlnt...
mot sir ourar .......rr....
rOURTH RACE-Ono tnllei
Mt J. J. l-lllll
Míe Htrry shtw
FIFTH RACE-Mllo md one-sUteentli
Mail Premo Vert
Sottl Heater Smith
36750 Nannie McDee
30M no Right
3i7 Tamerlane ....
sesos stir L'p
367M Klngllut II. ...
mil Milton Rohlee .
30t3 Kgtnonl ... ...
SIXTH RACE Mile
3twiviid Thyme .
teTtt Surptailnt ...
Mte7 Orumpy ......
and one-elf Mh:
mhjs i nornwood n
MMt Tninkitlvlnt tot
Mtu orderly ........l5
Mm Jim Reavet .........lot
turn Brother Jtoilhan '.'..!. .......IS
Mtll Penrod .tl
771 Copper King m
Ut78)Lueky R m
New Orleans Form
1. Peace and Plenty. New Model KltU-
2. Lady Eileen June Bug. Oarrone.
a. Top o' th' Morning carbide. Mangan-
ea 4. Harry Shaw. J. J. l. lilis Válela.
i. Pluto Do Right Tamerlane.
. Lucky n. Jack Reeves. Orumpy.
Lone Star First in
Deming Sprint Handicap
Denting If. N.. Jan. Following are
the result of races decided over the
Turner Park course here today. Weather
clear trick fist:
Fint liare Two furlongs: sapphire
(Irwin) first; Rattler (iones) second;
Midnight (Blrney) third. Time N S-ft
Second Race Three furlongs: Handle-
jnar Hamilton) first; Evran (Birneyi
second; Apache Kid (Mason) third. Time.
3$ 2-5 seconds.
Third Race Four furlongs: Deming
handicap. Lone Star Hamilton) first;
Harvest Fly (Armstrong) second; Vested
Rights (Blrney) third. Time M 3-D sec-
onda. Fourth Race r.amp Cody purse four
furlongs: Little Blues rArmstmngi
Tint: Lady Innocence (Blrney aecond;
Marshall Titgbam (Hamilton) third
Time II aeconda.
Farmers in Middle West
Hoarding Potatoes for
$1 or More Per Bushel
Chicago Jan. 1 While Chicago con-
sumera are compelled to pay II. 63 a
bushel for potatoes owing to the lack
of supply the United Stales food ad
ministration has discovered that farmers
of Wisconsin and Minn eso ta are board
ing their potato crop and demanding at
least II a bushel before they will haul
them to the cars. They ara getting 73
canta a bushel.
These farmers nave Dean in me iii
rew weeks busy digfBig trenches in
Wisconsin as the soldiers In France.
These Wisconsin trenches however are
being filled with potatoes embedded m
Straw and covered with earth to prevent
irMi nr. woin mm mirui rearo ii
bushel these potiloes will be dug up
and not before the farmers announced.
Hirrv A. Wheeier. t;u ten states toon
administrator for Illinois admitted today
thai the government la powerless to com-
pel the rsrmen to market their crops
as the antt-boardlng law does not spply
Doctor Accused of
Murder of Brother
Gorblsnti. Va.. Jan. s Dr. Asa W. Cham
her lain on trial In circuit court here for
the murder of his brother Albert P.
Chamberlain waa subjected to all hours
or croas asaimneuon tooay or we prose
cutlon. but through 11 he stoutly main
tuned hla Innocence.
When the prosecutor handed Dr. Cham
berleln the doctor's jacket on which waa
a burr covered with flesh and blood the
witness seised the burr sprang from the
witness cnair so me jury ooa. ano seia
"Oenimmen of the jury isn't this a
nne mmg upon wrocn to sentence a i
to death? M
The court room wag thrown into an
uproar and when quiet waa restored.
Trial Judge Rutherford sternly reminded
toe prisoner mat ne rouia argue me evi-
dence Ml the case only through bis coun-
sel. The trial will be continued Monday
vnm Mil M BETWEEN LEFT HOOK
MARTY DELMOKE; llli.lir UEt'T. JOHN
laalrurlloaa at til rn ky Jekaay Kllktae.
Wkea Ike lert la koakrd to Iko nrrk.
prtetleally Ike aaaie toollona are
titlllied at tkate kreugkl Into play la
Ike hlyonet taker rul.
tBpt T iiTñaalr
djl B aaaflHaaV
!swttSs ti.H (tttclStl
SW HHoII aaaffiaV ak
CITY BASKETBALL LEAGUE
SCHEDULE STARTS FRIDAY
With Battle on "Y" Floor Between Independent
and Dormitory Fives; Saturday Night
Meet Arranges Organization.
By CARL SCHWARTZ.
L PÁSO will have a K1S City
Basketball league. This wai
made certain Saturday when
rsDreeentallvea nt live I mn
In PkyKleal Director Holm e otflre ot
lite Y. M. C A. and arranged a echrd-
ule by which the teams m aaeei
A. L. Holm. Wllh fnii-h Rnhutniinr. aiul
and Manager Pomeroy or the local high
school. Coach Orirrith of the New MáiKO
Agrirullural and Mechanical college Per-
SMilt Vessley of the Independent team
aptaln Rnelnbelmer of the Teiaa School
or Mines and Holm acting for the Dor-
mitory team all present and wlshlnr to
enter their fives m the city schedule.
Mr. Holm in behalf or the Y. M. C A
said a few. words with regard to that nr-
anuaiion s position toward the city
eatue. "The Y'.' " said Holm. t
strong for good basketbsll in which all
toe ruiea are aept and the members of
the teams play for the pure sport. The
Y. M. C. A. has consider fid usina the evm
military league but we consider
that our first duty Ts to the city boys and
the gym Is therefore it the disposal of
the Gity league."
After Holm's talk he was chosen to
act as chairman for the meeting and he
then on the approval of those present
read the last year'a constitution of tha
The articles or this raner suited th
representatives so well that It will be
retained for the league this year Willi a
few minor chengee.
Perhaps the most mtljor change made
II that the Dormitory and Independent
teams win be allowed the m nr rm
soldier. This will allow Vessley always
a great booster for the league into the
inn arranginr or a schedule ror the
league wis nest taken up snd the ieam
officials worked for severs! hours be-
fore one anttable to all was completed.
i is iMiDiiMieo. on inn para.
The local high school Tigers were
forced to break their schedule somewhat
to enable their outside trips which have
airneauy neen errsgnen witn scnutsstic
teams. The Tiger Miner battle sched-
uled for next Saturday at the high school
will not he a league game. It was decided
by the officials or the two teams.
This will be the first regular scheduled
game of either team anil should prove
a battle well worthy of the 1 Paso
ossset rans- attention.
. as arranged by those present the
league win atan next Friday night when
the independent five battles the Iiorml
lonr ateresatlon In Ihe feature aedlon
ot a aounie otti tnst win stmost certainly
uiiiiS o i itiy I rami in hi nigy in i(Q CUT-
tain raiser. Just who will olay the pre
liminary game however la not yet
The teams win each play each of tha
oiwr urea twice oeiuea wjin the As-
nea will be played one on the Aggie
floor and one on the lnral "V" rinnr
The Aggies will come down to u Paso
every other Fgiday night with the ex-
ception or the dates on which they are
uuc mj lay un. ta o Kara wai aiioweu
a lay-off" dale.
Many have thought that the City league
game would be pieyed on laturdiy
nishts but is the church leaaue. an
eight-team organization .has already
draied their gsmes on the Saturday dates
In the "Y" gymnasium the City players
win nave mm yaiucs tuceuy OU I 11
The schedule wilt last until March is
by which time It Is expected an will hsve
d enourh baakelball for one eeeann
II Is hoped tbet members of each
the teams win be able to get uniforms
of a uniform kind.
Hera's wliklag the Clly league t great
Y. M- C. A. CREW TOFS
TROOF "IF OT SEVENTH
CAVALRY IN IHHILLINü PLAY
With a rreafc field basket scored
from iurop-up by forward Erro Id Lepow-
mu vi h'j i. m. -. n. worn uw vocm
five iumoed Into the lesd in the List no
menu of their game with the troop "l"
teem or the Seventh Cavalry. Saturday
night in the Y" gymnasium and won
finally from the army aggregation by
tba score of 4tSL
The sur high school forward plsying
for the "Y" team did not stop with the
field goal which placed his team in the
lead but threw three goals i quick
successton .thus placing the cavalry team
out or the running.
Lapo w ski scored two field goals In the
first helf and six In the last. Ha was
the scoring star or the evening winning
the fray lor hla tteesn.
Tito inn men are lo receive aoUUajr
rnunra in rae omut tuNMnw city or rae smut ovthwctt
Boxing and Bowling
nxsim ano outdom woiit every an in the nu
FIND LEFT HOOK
CUT ARE MUCH ALIKE
AN'6 s BFR CUT.
In Ike taker rut Ike rltle It held
over Ike left tkouldrr and I brought
dona wltk a loaf awing tko lert hand
drwrlblng practically the aaaie tao-
lloti tt It talk la tko koak.
Tko rlakl arm la uted at a lulrmm.
but praise for their work against the
"Y" team Saturday as they showed won-
derful speed and kept the victors in the
same every minute. i lie somier a were
at the lop end or the score for quite
a wnue oetore tne man scnooi noy
shot the oval into the basket so many
limes In succession.
Tne team wmcn opposed tne army men
was no mean one as It was composed
of three ChUrch league All stars. Vessley
who is expected to do much In tba Inde-
pendent team or the City league and sev-
eral other atar playera.
it waa a compliment lo tha soldiers
May that they were defeated by such a
narrow margin and greatly more ao that
iiH-y returned tne ieaa until tne Lspowsxi
The srmr team showed s belter "In
side" knowledee of the asme than snv
oiher soldier five that the writer has seen
lu srtion ror some time. They kept the
local five guessing sll the time and were
seldom outclassed by their local oppo-
nents in basketbsll beadwork. while thev
pulled several little stunts that caused the
local aggregation to blink and wipe out
wnue lapowsxi iea tne local team in
pointers scored we did not earn this dis-
tinction by any derisive margin as he
was Just a single pointer ahead of tha
straight-shooting vessley. While Lspow-
skl did the much greater part of his
scoring In the last hair. Vessley showed
ip especially wen in tne primero ses-
sion. In this chanter the crack mem
ber or the quartermaster corps gathered
uve nciu gneis in spue oi tne nun ciass
of the army team defense. Jn the second
part of tne tussle Vessley collected two
iieia goais ana a toui.
Schumacher who went In at center
arter the hair Intermission played a food
Kainu ann snot inree iieia aoais.
Human center durtne the first hair.
ran one point behind Hchutnaclier gath
ering one mu inn two iieia ussxeis. n
however played good ball every moment
be was on the floor. After the half
Itunyan refereed lite contest.
The work of the three guards used by
the ") ' team Kllnk Van Deusen and
Brodnrick waa of high order. Kllnk
many say look the cake as he wss in
the battle with hla bail every minute of
the play and his "beat" earned the speedy
First Methodist Player a berth on the
Church league Alt-Star teams.
nwens neynoins and captain woods
playing forwards for the soldiers netted
the major part of their counters. Jscoby
at center shot two field baskets. Owens
who played tba whole game shot four
field gosls and a fount in the first hair
and three field goals and a foul during
the last. Reynolds who played the first
half shot two field goals and foul
captain Woods rang the counter for three
field goals and two fouls.
a number of guards were used by the
soldiers including Shlprlo Dameril
smith Msrceilus and Hhjby. All did good
work and kept their passing down the
floor to their forwards In nicely.
Cordova refereed the first half of the
FR OF A TRIAS AMD PMYMOMES
tt IN IN CLOfiE O AMES.
Two of the hardest and most evenly
contested gsmes ever played In a single
evening on the Y. M. C. A. floor were
decided Friday night wheu the Propatrla
rive nosed out the Mexican "V organiza-
tion by a single point sfter sn extra pe-
riod of play the final result being 30 to
and the nhvmonei h
oeai roe neo i mugir
by a single field basket 15-11.
The first hair or the Mexican "T"-Pro-
patrti clash ended witb an n-10 count in
favor of tha visitors. Three field gosls
by itivero twtrny cordero ana one ny
Telemuele with a foul thrown by the
latter topped tne rropeiria mar ana
made through two fields by L'bllg and
one each by ScoUen. Lacera and Holford.
After the intermission both teams csms
back with a vim and the Propatrla made
one more point theft their opposition -is
tn sa enouati to He un the came. Lackra
starred in this period for the Propatrla
rive gthering ten of their potetera
i utroogD tour item oesseia ana
ttirnnrti four field baskets and two fouls.
two fields and a foul and Yrlgoyen with
two rieioe. v
Although both fives hsd played their
hardest during every monm or the two
haivaa. Uhev cme back aeemlnalv. with
renewed strength for the rive minute
play-off period. BalUlng ai this point
rata fa.t mnñ fu r Ion a. Whan tha "fluat
had cleared away" Propatrla was found
to be the winner by A single point es Ibe
two field goals by Lacera wbo waa the
star or ihe fray topped the Mexican's
mark made through a field goal by Riv-
ero and a foul thrown by Concha for the
The lineups. Propeiri a-Holford and Uh-
Uft forwards; ftcotten center Hcuning
I. Cordova knd I arara guarda. Mexican
"T" -Concha anef Valenauela. forwards.
Reviere ccftter. Cordero and Vrlgoyen.
The second game of the evening" proved
ir It was possible harder fought than
the first had been. The untie was be-
tween the Red Triangle and FbytOtme ag-
grwgatlona from the local Y. Ma C. A. bit
tereat rivals since the two .clubs ware
or ran I red.
me rnvmone imatiy won ta-is in spite
r a great drive made by Forward van
usen of the Red Trtantiea. wbo. In the
last period shot two field goala gnu two
fouls in spite or the stiff defense kept
by the Phymone aggregation. However
tne resi oi tne mangle uve were unaoie
to do a tblng towards the basket gaining
In this last half with the exception or Cor-
dova who rung on a sideways shot from
tne r.enrs side ana victory went rny
The first half had proved "all to the
Phymone" the victors nesting to points
to their opposition's five.
The lineups and scoring: Pbymonee
espies rorward (I); Edwards rorward.
:. Megruder. canter (10) i .eligman and
stevens guards lied Triangles van Deu-
sen. forwent (); Bryan forward; Cor
dova center. (I); Hunter guard (t)
Magruder proved the scoring star or tha
asme topping van Deusen's mark or nine
with a single pointer.
nereree Rhelnhelmer'a work was of the
best grade and no dlasatlsractlon could be
louna ny eiuier sine witn it.
COACH GRIFFITH ARRANGES
GAME FOR AGGIES WITH
TROOF "O" riVK.
Saturday night after the completion of
Ihe Y. M. C A. Troop "D." Seventh cav
alry game. Coach Urimth of Ihe New
Mexico Asales wbo waa Dresent at the
c:ty league meeting arranged a game for
the wearers or the Red and White against
Tne n ay waa easily obtained Trom the
soldiers Captain Wood by the coach. It
will be played next Saturday at the col-
lege AGGIES HAVE THREE LETTER
MEN IN BASKETBALL ON
THIS SEASON'S TEAM.
According to roam Orimth of tba Ag
ilea the New Mexico A. A M. this year
ss three letter men in basketball on their
They are v 'rkers. right rorward; Hum-
mel left forward and Herbert lert guard.
The Aggtea eiperl to arrange the follow-
ing gsmes with schools in their slate and
Anions Amona university at Mesilla:
New Mexico university at Albuquerque
snd new Mexico mtlltiry institute at Ros
nrtrrtth bad not srrsnged snv gsmes def-
initely with these schools is lie wished to
be certain of entering his men in the City
league. However now that the city teams
are well on their way. tha Aggie coach
will aign up for University games.
The game arranged for next Saturday
with the Troop "Dn team will be the first
trial of the Aggies' strength.
CACTI'S CLUB PICTURE APPEARS
LN NEW BASKETBALL
Memories of toe crack Cactus five of
last year'a City league are recalled to
mind by the picture published In the of
Mein Basketbill 'uio recently Issued or
tne star team. Tnoae in ihe rut are D.
Bowman c. bowman Adklns Done. Lucas
Cochrane Manager Wooda and Anderion.
FOOD TO LET SHIPS
BRING II. S. TROOPS
Only Very Poor May Get Mor
Than Straw Ounces of War
Bread Daily New Rule.
Sy Associated Press.
Washington Jan. 6. only the very poor
and man and women doing the hardest
kind or manual loúor may have more Iban
seven ounces of war bread a day In
Franca from now on the rood adminis-
tration has been advised by the French
government. Tha entire French whent
crop has been requisitioned by the rov-
This sacrifice has been screpted by the
French neonle uncomnlalnlnafy on the
government's explanation tint only by such
it-BiriiT.iuti ri American reiniorremenu
I-- transported In ships that otherwise
would carry grain ror tbelr bread and
that In addition this grain ror French
bresd can come rrom America only by
virtue of the actual saving of this grain
by reduced consumption of bread by the
"These ei treme ty severe measures" said
the French statement "especially the sev-
en ounces a day have deeply impressed
public opinion. r
Men who are very poor or do herd msn-
ual labor get about tl ounces of bresd a
day; women who are very poor or wbo
are employed on hard work get about 17
ounces a day; every one else gets seven
ounces which ts less than half of a pound
loar or not mora than four or five slices.
25000 German Soldiers
Revolt When Order Comes
for Removal to France
By Associated Press.
London. Jan. I. A dispatch received
here from the Russian wireless serv-
ice says that K.ooo German soldiers
In tha region of Kovno have revolted.
German deserters ststed that In conse-
quence of the government rtrsfiing all
soldiers below the sge or g for dis-
patch to the western front the efnre-
tnentloned number or men rebelled
snd marched out of the battle line.
They then entrenched themselves
with rifles snd mschine guns Against
the other German units. The German
military authorities hsve been power-
less agsinst the revolters and are try-
ing to cut off their food suppHss.
The German deserters declared that
one of the motives for the revolt wss
that ihe sending of troops to the weal-
em front wss a contravention of tbe
Cardinal Gibbons Urges
Women to Patriotic Work
Btltlmort Jan. 6. Pair loue tornee waa
urged at toa eblef duty of mimii fcy
Cardinal Gisboai at tne annual conrerenre
li.ro today of the Maryland 'harder. In
wratuoiul rodar II toe of Ciinollc Alum-
nae. "Tne work or aupport and ro -operation
tint 'Hit upon the women or a country
in lime oi war cannot be otar ampba-
aited" eaid ihe cardinal "and the treat
ditty of oar Cainorle woman in thete dan
or re la lo rillr their bail lalenfa
tneir una their inert? and tbelr labor
In tha lerviee or our toverrunent aod tba
cauta at our illlat."
WBDaMMfl AT RANDMM.
teeetal to the Homing Time.
Benderaon. Tula Jin. e -ltoy 0. Dun-
lap or Otoot. and Hit Mary Taylor of
flnefrield were married hare fueaday
e.eiiing Jueiira or rba Peace v. I. Car
Ella omctatiet. Tatey mm mate their
una on tba ranch near (none.
IN ARIZONA IS
Federal Adminutrator See. No
Reaaon Why Copper Produc-
tion Should Not Bo High.
Special to the Morning Times.
rhoenlx Arls.. Jan. e Machinery ea-
tablisbed by Beers tary Wilson's special
labor commission far the- eettlsmeol or
industrial gn avénese la g demonatrated
success according to Joseph K. Myers or
El Paso federal administrator for the
(tobe -Miami and Jerome districts who
was here today en route to Jerome.
"ir the machinery provided by the Wil-
son commission la used uRwe is no need
for any further curtailment or metal pro-
duction in Arisoua during the war" My-
Production Nrarlog Normal. '
Copper production In the (ilobc Miami
district is slowly getting back to a normal
basis snd in the case or soma of the
small companies Is already ahead of for-
mer records. There are still many un-
employed men In the district Myers sa.d.
but practically none or them come under
or are protected by the terma or tha set-
tlement as most or them ware not em-
ployed at the time of the strike. While
here Myers conferred with Judge E. W.
Lewis who put the settlement of the
commission into effect el Jerome and
called to pay . bis respects to Governor
Highway Control Taken Over.
Acllne on an amnion of Attorney General
Joftea to Ibe errect that general charge
oversight and control or stale highways
is tested In the new commission or state
institutions. That body today advised
Mte Khgineer Limar Cobb that it had
taken over general charge of Ihe stale
mi n way system inciuntng construe t:oi
work. The opinion or the attorney sen-
erai holds that the commission succeeds
to an me powers or the old board or con
trot. Cobb said today be would seek ju
dlclal determination at an esrly date.
Hunt Makes A man 1 Mm en I.
Governor Hunt today appointed Dr. (luy
D. Conover prison physician surceedinr
vi. . v. nwioBii oi norence. it. i i
Morthrutt. or Phoenix was annolnte.ii
member of the state optometry board of
Herman Lewkowits of Phoenix wis to-
day appointed anlatint United Slates at-
torney under Thomaa r I. vim
The itale tax commtaaion hai appoint-
ed c. E. Ashley of Prsscolt accountant
u un i ui n i ii i mum.
PRO -GERMANS ARE
Pacifists and Socialists Ufft
Amendment for bffvet on War
House Committee U Told.
By Associated Press.
Washington Jan. e.-Threals of the
woman's pang to resume militant
actios lr ibe federal constitutional
suffrage amendment resolution is nol
adopted and charges thai boclslists.
pacifists and pro-Oermana would
welcome enactment of the amendment
ror its arrecí on the war were 'Tea-
tures of today's hesrlng on the reso-
lution by the house aurrrsge com-
mittee. hpeakeri representing the National
Association opposed to Woman Sur-
rrage including the president. Mrs.
James W. Wsdsworth Jr. told the
committee lhal those opposing the
war want lo see the smendment en-
abled and In support of tbsir argu-
ment presented figures to show that
Ihe "socialist pacirist and pro-uer-rnan
vote had forced woman suffrage
on New York atate."
ItflpreaenlsUves or the Woman's
party who included several women
who served Jail sentences for picket-
Ins; the while house declsretl they
would renume militant methode un-
less congreas gave tbe stale legisla-
tures sn opportunity to pass on the
Miss Maud Younger one or Ihe
speakers aald President Wilson fsv-
ored the smendment snd gave as au-
thorities ror her statement Dudley
Held M alono of New York and J. A.
H. Hopkins Of New Jersey. Iteplyinn-
to queaiioiis of Representative Clark
of llorlda. she exnlalned that ahe had
aid mt m Ufmnm'a .iu .
Ing Ihsl a man "well known g an ad-
ministration mouthpiece" had told
Mis Alice Paul party chairman
while Misa Paul was serving sen-
tence In tne district Jail thsl the
president would mske no mention of
suffrage In his message at the open-
ing or congreas but would work ror
the pssasge of the resolution.
The hesrlngs will end Mondav after
other representees of' the Nstion-
si Association opposed to Woman
Suffrage are heard.
Grocery Wagons to Be
Used to Help Relieve
Congestion of Freight
Dy Associated PreaT
Washington an. I institution of tbe
one delivery a day ayateni by Washins-
ton merchants and the utilisation or their
weiuni aun trucas v ciear up conges-
tion at freight terminals was asid today
to be preliminary to a nation-wide move-
ment to speed up the unloading of rrelgnt
ir the plan bare proved aetlsreriory.
A. WV Shaw '-halt man of the commer-
cial economy hoard snd lisle Holden one
Of the advisers of Director li.neral Mr
Adoo sre responsible for the adoption of
or value Mr. Molden will recommend to
Director Oeneral or Hallroads McAdoo
that blanket Stenaion lm rnailn tn tvrv
voluntary agrément is expected but It
lia uccit lusfmrn mat sue h a I an
might be Influenced bv drastic curtiii.
men! of the lime allowed for unloading
irwigjM. ii i jifi.narur mat marcnanis
will be notified In advance when to ex
pect shiprnents to arrive and thai they
"in uo cApucion io riser me cars wiinin
it Hours or leis. mis would eriect i
substantial Increase In the car surml.
Railroad man are understood to regard
mi 1'iejii Willi 111 KM Otai.
Two Men Held Charged
With Selling Liquors
and Serving in Booth
8. 0. Oonxsles nronrietor or the cn
tral cafa end bar. Second and aunton
airéela wag taken to the police stauoa
luraey nigni py apectai officer waiter
heezs and charged with selllna liquor
in vwuii. aun lyaugiDra purser ia
Ooaulea' place wss charged with violat
ing the law by servlna the liquor. The
uvno in bosh cases waa piacea at aapo.
Three men ehareed with drink in in the
booth at -the Central wera released on e
The arrests followed a talk to the police
Saturdf y by Mayor Davis when he said it
1 unlawful to sell and drink liquor. In
eonccaiea do ins. They are be nrsi sr
rests under Ihe law.
FIXED PRICE CAUSE
OF COAL SHORTAGE
CLAIM OF DEALERS
Fuol Board's Acrmtiet Bbttftssj
by N ort h wea t Co m pen iea at
Bv Associated Press.
Washington Jan A Coal conditions Id
the ncrtnwestern states were outlined
to. the tenate inveatlgatlnr committee to-
day by Stanley n. Ronck of Minneapolis
representlt.g dealera in seven states. Tba
shortage there wss due he aald lo price
rising by the fuel administration and to
admonitions to householders last sptinr
not to buy until fall on a prediction of
lower costs alter government prices wera
fixed. ; -M
Mr. Hourk told the committee that ha
hsd been informed that the fuel admin-
istration shortly wss to issue an order
diverting Illinois coal generally used in
the northwest to another section. This. -
he ssid would compel northwestern con-
sumers to use cual already on the dock
from Pennsylvania West Virginia an4
Ohio and wbjrh costs more.
WARMER wk A THE It OIVRfl
NEW YORK Cm RESPITE.
By Associated Presa.
New York Jan. 6 Warmer weather
today gave New York city Its first real
respite In more than a week from Intense
suffering caused by severe cold coupled
with a critical fuel ehoneg-
Hope' tbst the roal crisis had been passed ;
based on reports thst ampio auppllea
were being brought to the city on barged
from tidewater points were dampened to
night by statements from fuel adminis-
trators waruuir against too optimistic A
view oi the sttustion.
Thousands of tons of coal which wera
brought through the kill von Kull last
mirm arter me ice oseas nao
broken by ocean going tugs were not ror
this city as ss first reported accord-
iiik t Ili-eve Schley county fuei adminis-
trator but s great part of It was for New
Kngiand points. Mr. srhiev stated that
litaao tona 'had been loaded on barge
nt tidewater today. How much or thla
had reached tho city could not be
Hobby to Confer With
on Special Session
Special lo the Morning Times.
Austin Texas. Jan. tV-RepresentetlvA
Fly and Senstor Edward Westbrook
chairmen of the house and senate Investí
gating committees respectively hope to
havo a conference wiih tiovernor Hobby
early next week probably Monday Awi
whi.ti the governor win he urged to rail
a aperlal sersion of the legislature not
later than Pah. ID.
Tbe chairmen. In response to tholr th
received from practically all of tba sub
committees the most important of the rec-
ommendallons which are to be made fop
cbanres Ip existing laws ror tbe benefit
of the state to increase efficiency and re-
duce the expense or government. Thla
data is to be presented to Oovertior Hobby
by Chairmen Fly and Wrstbrook who will
urge that the developments brought out
by the Investigation sre of sufficient lm
fiortanre to Justtry the convening of tha
nglslature In extraordinary session next
Senators Lattlmora and Allerdlre and
Representatives Cope and Terrell were to-
day appointed on the committee provided
for In a motion by Representative Cope
and adopted yesterday by the legislative
Investigating committee to Investigate the
appointments by the Thlrty-nrth legisla-
ture wllh the view of making reonmmen-
dattons for the repeal of all unnecessary
appointments. Tbe committee will beglu
work at once.
IN STREETS TO
GET NEAT SUPPLY
M.rU.1. IW tf Bataf While)
Rabbiti Bring From 78 Cent
to On Dollar Each. -
By Aanorllleit Prill.
London Jin. 4. Througtiout London
looiy linea of peraont ilealroui 1 JV
eiterlY competed ror Ihe limited tupply
or men the retallen were able lo pro
cure. Many ahopt. e.peclllly In
Weat End did not open at Iney bad 09
men to ofrer. Otttera hid Hid in i toclla
nr rahblin which round a ready tola at
13 rente to It etch.
MniihMcId morkel. ctcenl ror a fat
arrapl Wl. hire md many Urge wbalt
.alera reportad I total abeeiice or tup
Kilr.nrdln.ry oren.o w.re w unfitted It
Ihe Smlinriekl market early today. Hun-
dreda or butrhert drove up lu ctrta
and motora and rompeted Tor the llrulirit
supply or beer and mutton. There wera
rree nthit In romy placea and the whoie-
atlert hid In tuopend butlneti owlnt V
me prett inr tiippnoe.
Highland Park Citizens
Ask Street Car Clean-Up
Declaring that cars rim over the lined
or the m I'aao Electric ftsilwsy compsny
sre ímssnlUry and not cleaned olTea
enough members or the nigntsna rare;
Improvement association at their meedn
Friday night appointed a committee to
consult with city health ornear. Dr. Hugh
White and Frank h. Blmraona chairman
or tbe health committee or the city coun-
cil in regard u the proposition of having
the car company do a bit or house clean-
ing. While the discussion cantered around
tba Highland Park system-all lines war
Tha frillnw in nff'iar WrA I(-IM I Of
trie enauinv year: i.narica wun"ii. ije
ident; W. T. Tolberi. vice president; i.
nhri.dl aacretervt Henry H. Wl
publicity secretary; A. H. Webb.
urer. An adviaory comminee os
to be named by tbe president.
lerael dlooaeee. toaaM
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aderóle raea. OeaiwT.
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