The Bethlehem Steel company soccer team, National and American champion, Saturday defeated the pick of the Blue Mountain league, 7 goals to 1. The Blue Mountain league players were substituted at the last minute for the Babcock and Wilcox Co., Newark, N. J., now under suspension.
The first half was a close contest, Bethlehem making three goals and its opponents 1. In the second half, the champions had a walk-over. The work of Ratican, Butler and Fleming featured the game. Line-up:
Bethlehem – B.M.L.
Duncan – G – Scaife (Allentown)
Spalding – R. F. B. – Beattie (Allentown)
Ferguson – L. F. B. – Whitson (Allentown)
Clarke – R. H. B. – Matthews (Nativity)
Campbell – C. H. B. – Garvey (Nativity)
Murray – L. H. B. – Patterson (Allentown)
McKelvey – O. R. -- Dixen (Nativity)
Butler – I. R. – Graham (Nativity
Ratican – C. F. – Smith (East End)
Forrest – I. L. – Dance (Allentown)
Fleming – O.L. – Cullen (Easton)
Goals – Ratican 3, Butler 3, Fleming, McKelvey, Smith. Referee – George Young, Philadelphia. Linesmen – Fletcher, B. S. Co.; Pepper, B.M.L. Time of halves – 35 minutes.