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HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN. TCKSDAY, DKC. 10,' 1912.
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$7? ' . :V y.' ' ' " ?777
' HAS A CHARGE
7 $ AT TITLE
r High Basketballcrs Defeat Pti-
4 ?nahou. Cinching the Second
j; Place,- and Meet Priory for
f the Championship ;..
i. :In one of the most exciting barket
J-.' ball games of the seascn,. the I Ugh
f School defeated ; Punahou, thereby
winning second.. place' In the chain
plonship race and getting a chance
'I I -for the first place If she can neat
Ktne Priory. The game ended with a
I score of 17-17. In - the first part of
too second hal the score was noaily
atie but at the last the nigh School
ran a nay from Punahou by throwing
: five ' baskets In succession. l-'riua
, Wodehouse, a Hlb ; School forward,
' played a star game but was closely
- followed by Era Taylor, . the -other
High School forward. The two played
a wonderful game and were the High
s ; School's main standby, although i.the
rest of the team played a very good
sarae. Mele : Williams and Ruth
Scper, Punahou forwards, and Ruth
; 13crtlcman, a guard, played the best
cb me for Punahou but their -efforts
, were, not enough to hold 'back Mc
Kisley, The game was divided .into
hslres of fifteen minutes each with
fifteen .minutes Intermission. The
r pstad by. baskets was" as follows:
First Half . y '
la Taylor falls to make basket
. frcm foul, Punahou over-guarding,
Score 0-0. Err.a Wodehouse throws
f buslcet for.Mclvlnley, Score 2-0. Erraa
' Wodehoue throws basket for McKin-
- ley. Score 4-0. Mele Williams fall?
io make bar ket for , Punahou "from
foul, JlcKInley ever-guarding." Score
4-0. tlele Will! nis throws basket lor
- Pur.ahou fron f;al, McKlnley over
" the line. Eccre ' 4-1. .- Ruth Soper
throws basket for' Punahou. Score
4-3. Mele Williams fails to v throw
bsf.ket for Punahou from foul, Wc-
, KIr!-y br!f-" V"M - rre 4-3. : Era
' Taylor fi: 'Is to t Ltket for Mc
;'.KIIcy. :...i"fJ ";Ttr:-cu"over the
- line. Score 4-3.: " ' ricle i- WlIUamr
D-4. Uva-Taylcr. .throws '"basket 'for
i:cKi:.:cy.' Febre S-5. t Erma Wode
house throws basliet for McKlnley.
f.core 8-5. - Eva Taylor throws basket
for McKlnley, Ecore.- 10-5. Eva
Taylor falls to throw basket for Mc
Klnley from ' foul. " Punahou over
guarding. Score 10-5. 'Mele "NVIUIams
fails to throw' basket for Punahou
from foul, McKlnley over the line.
Score 10-5. Ema Wodehouse throwr
basket for McKlnley from foul, Puna-Jare
nou over me iiuB. ocore
- Second Half- . -; - - " , ?-
I Mele Williams thrott f basket - for
: Punahou. Score , 11-7. Eva,, Taylor
.falls to throw basket lor McKlnley
.,from foul. Pur.ahou over: the. : line.
' Score 11-7. iEt;s . Wodehouse throw
basket for i McKlnley. Score -13-7.
Mele Williams falll to. throw basket
for Punahou jrom foul, McKlhley
over-guarding. ' Score 13-T. Mele
Williams throws basket for Punahou.
Score 13-1. i:r: :i Wodehouse .throwl
basket for McTvlaley frora:foul,, Pu-
' nahou over-guarding. Score' 14-9.
"Mele Williams. throws basketxfor Pu
nahou. "Score , J4-11. Ruth Soper
throws basket for Punahou. Score
14-13. Ed ma Wodehouse throws basket
for ' McKlnley from foul, Punahou
forcing. Score 15-13. Erma Wode
house throw J. basket for McKlnley.
Score 17-13. Mele Williams throws
basket for Punahou from foul. Mc
Klnley .running with ball. ' Score 17
14. . Erma Wodehouse throws basket
for McKlnley. -;- Score 19-14. Eva
Taylor throws basket for McKlnley.
Score 21-J4. Erma Wodehouse throwt
basket for McKlnley. ' Score 23-14.
Eva Taylor throws baiket .for McKin
- ley, : Score 25-.14., Erma Wodehoust
throws basket for McKlnley. . Score
27-14. Mele Williams throws basket
for Punahou ' from foul v McKlnley
over-guarding. Score 27-15. T Ruth
Soper throws basket for Punahou.
Score 27-17.' Mele WllUams falls to
throW basket for Punahou from foul.
McKlnley. over the line. ; Score 27-17.
Poor Shooting :. . : .
Both teams were poor on shooting
baskets from fouls. ; McKlnley had
' (Continued on page . 14.)
FOOTBALL'S -DEATH ROLL
' - 4. '4
4 According to1 statistics com- 4
4- piled by an eastern newspaper,
10 dead and 36 seriously in-
Jured s Is the -record of the 1912 4
4- football season, which has just 4
closed, : Last year there were 4
14 deaths and 67 Injured.
: i Of the fatalities this year, 4
v three '.were high school players
and seven V- were members of 4
4 other teams. ; No college players .'
were .killed thjs year for - the
4 first time in several seasons. Of 4
4-'the players injured, seven were 4
4- college players, two grade scbooL
-f players, and eight members v of 4
4- athleUc clbs.. '
In his recently : published book on1
'The Art of Golf," Joshua Taylor de-
votes a chapter to "things worth
knowing." He writes: .Never be too
syn pathetic with you opponent.
Sympathy such as this is never gen
ulne. Your opponent knows quite
well that. In spite of your "Oh, hard
luck! you are already c-ounting your-j
self another one up. Keep your sym- j
pathy until you reach the clubhouse, i
then you can show it In an r appreel- J
able manner . : - - , ; i
'.Nerer be gulltr of refusing to play
wit h'-sA player, whose game ia inferior
to your. own. It may cot be good prac
tice to you. but you will not always I
prevail on better players than your-)
self, to extend to you the privilege'
that ypu are denying to others. Re
member you ' were ; a poor . player
cnce--were glad of a helping hand. '
Never under-club" . yourself. If.
you " think there Is the slightest
chance that ; you ,wiir be short with
a - masbte, your game is to take an
easy shot with an iron.- A ball; that
is past the bole-has had a chance of
hitting the flag this never happens
to the shot that falls to reach . the ,
green. Any tendency to force a club
will invariably result in a shot 'that
Is the reverse of " straight.
;. Never forget - to rub your . clubs
thoroughly dry after playlngvln the
rain. . A drop of linseed oil rubbed,
into the shafts will 'help ; preserve
their stiffness, while an occasional
coat of varnish or. a restain will make
rour wooden clubs look respectable
for a long time. Make it a habit to -lake
your clubs to your professional
twice a year to be thorousn;r -over
hauled. . .- ; y. ! t.: , I
If , you carry your own clubs, see "
that you place them carefully on the '
green before putting. , Don't drop,
them by their own weight, as the
heads of the irons will maxe deep ;
holes air oyer the place .and '. thus;
spoil what would ' otherwise have '
been a ; perfect piece , of turf. ' You
night find 'one of . these bo;es your'
self- the next time round and your
fa f'n.' f n 1iol ' thm mitt mtrht , fnt '
y ou : hatf-.'-a-j crown. r. r:.--:'t
If you are in tbe - habit or taking
J A. 1 I 1 . . A. VLkA
wear shoes or
ir shoes or boots with low heels.'
h French heels Co not i Improve
the putting greens.
Don't carry more- clubs than is ab-
tttiTocq . vn,i fMt
taay menus io toe uass see mat uey4r . 1 t.ii - - ti. - ..vVi -
full of confidence in a weapon youcxt'Satur,la nighL Opinion is about
had much better leave it in your' evenly divided, and. is a case of "pay
nrVF Si' rlnha r mmiirh -fnr nv
one. If you have more you mignt oe ' n wiir De rememoerea: ma in me
caught between two minds'one day last ring meeting between these two,
and not know which to take and . in Madison saddled himself to a' lot- sot
that case the ; one " you ultimately ; provisos aird ' conditions, which - un
choose Is always the wrong one. The dcubtedly; affected his fighting ability,
fewer clubs you have the less 'chance Kc had to out'the soldier down for the
of making a mistake.' Besldesl-they
not eo heavy to carry.
v : '. :'.: :' ;.: - ; k .'., '. ', i . .
invtin-in eu- r th1 o,rt,Vor
attrition of bmplcg
English swimming season has been a
success. Reports from the many, dis
tricts in which this branch of sport
is-well organized ihow n ; increase
both in ; membership and number of
clubs. '" As a result, probably, of a
better 4 'system of teaching in schools
the results of races signify better and
iaster swimming- - : , A. :, "
As regards the national champion
ships. England now
who is among the finest swimmers in games ever played by the two Ltrns of
the world, via., J G- Hatfield, whojthe national service the Navy this aft-
curing the past season won five outjernoon on Tranklln Field defeated tne
of the six , championships in which
he competed.- The 100 yards,-for the
eighth year in succession, was won
by a swimmer, not .born : in England.
v Representatives . from Hungary,
America; Belgium and Australia-have
taken, this event In recent years,
though Radmllovlc, a VVelsh born
swimmer, won In 1909. The season's
chief championships, resulted as fol
lows: :'.'. '. -
MOO yards Won by P. McGillivray
in &1 3-5s.- - ' ' 'v
150 yards (back) Won by S. H.
Webster, 2m 4-5s.
200 yards, (breast) Won by P.
Courtman, 2nL 47 4-5s. - '
A 220 yards Won by J. G. Hatfield,
440 yards (salt water) Won by J.
G. Hatfield, 4m. 54 4-5s.
500 yards (at Western Super-Mare)
Won by J. G. Hatfield, 6m. 18 4-5s.
Half-mile (at Maldon. Essex) Won
by J. O. Hatfield, 12m. 20 4-5s.
One mile (at Exeter) Won by J.
G. Hatfield 2m. 2 4-5s. -
Long distance (in Thames) Won
by H. H. Taylor, 1 h. 4m. 7 2-5s.
100 yards (ladies) Won by Miss J.
Fletcher, lm. .15 l-5s. .
A tramp was passing a marine store , disgraced In itg defeat At times the
and seeing the man at the door he ( cadets outplayed the Navy in all de
asked: in a joking way: "Do you buy Apartments of the game, and it was
rags and bones?'
"You've guessed it first time, old
chap1 answered the man. "Get on
the scales. V
x '-! y :,
Zverythhif la the printing line at
A'r.HIUtfii " IhkM ih(i hnnk
i : ' l m mm m mm mr m - m m m m m md ar m mm at mm m m u vw. -, , i i i i i v & i sr" i . . m . i i s; Bias .
Motity Oh Saturday M
f tul ittUS injifl4,f -
vp"kJnjrvawi7iner, tor: itne-comins
r . . -
5 meter. Dick Sullivan's fUtic offering for,
, . uv v..-.
vour moner and take your cbolce." .
-ount or collect no coin, and even In
- the event of Sauersock lasting for. ten
rounds, the latter received a cool $JOO
j.Ttls "' evidently worried the Frisco
. scrapper to; a considerable extent, and
- Peiiersock proved" such a, tough iro
' ; position that Eddie had his hands full
getting a draw; decision.. : . t - ' "
Madison's willingness to make such
terms made him the favorite in the last
event, but in tae-comlne.mill the oddt
are not. likely to get" very far away
Jronlvenfc- The men are: figtiny on
gross receipts being cut 60-40, winner
Brown Of The Navy Kicks Two f,
1 1 PI; Field GoaWfc
PHILADELPHIA, November 30. In
one of the most thrilling football
Army by the score of 6 to 0.! The mid-
ehipmen' did not need "Jack" Dal ton.
uho won -the 1911 and 1910 games for
tbt Nayy by field goals, for Annapolis
ha? another j?ood Ttlcker In Brown, the
tall guard, ;-o . booted the Navy vie-
tcry by two plcndid goals from place
nu nt ; Leonard, ' the lightest man ' on
the Navy team, also played a star
gsme. : Both ;goals came in the last
pt-rlod of play from the twenty-three
ciit thirty-scven-vard lines, after is be
gan to look a a If ther fierce struggue
would result In a scoreless tie.
It was a womlcrful trulmph for the
toys from the banks of tne -Severen
rr.er. With a record for the reason
that did not compare as favorably as ;
that of the iLrn:y's, and with the pre
vailing feeling that the Army, on its
snowing made duiing the '.year, had
the advantage, the midshipmen bat
tled valiantly even during the mom
mrnts when the tile of the struggle
was going against them. They held
en tne Army tnrqtign gru ana general
ship, and when the opportunity to
score came they had the "punch" Jo
land the victory.
While all "cred.'t Is due the Navy for
, its splendid succesc, the Army was not
through no weakness on their part
that they- failed to score. Twice when
the Army, had . chances : to score the'
Navy stiffened Its defense and held
the rivals offr - -
Crowds Of 35,000 On Hand.
Outside the Army boyi scarcely one
of the nearly 35,000 spectators wbu
- - fr'tYtti 1,
, uu jwac--!wr t. Muva.
iu.uiW,ui.itiu5 w bw
he should.be, able. to, put; up-.a, better
fignL 0n the other, hand, Bauersockl
Egnt. .,on me other. nana,' Baueriocki.
can be expected to do: fully as well
as in the last fight, for he is in prime
fccnaiuon. aua nis aa me conaaenie
in the world after holding- the
Franclscftn to even erms.j;r : .
V' Madison has takeii on xonslderabie
poundage since coming to Honolulu,
end while he has noimlsgivlugs about
bting 'able to make; 150 ringside, still
will have to' worlc harder and pay
r . win nave to worn nnrder and pay
more attention to the scales than '.
teen the case In his other bouts hero.
Eauertoc&s made ; he same weight
last time dnd entered th ringstr'ong.
atli conditions are abotit the same ;
with him as formerly.? . - f r
V Dick Sullivan .has planned , a. classy '.
prelim eard, and the meeting prior to -i
h e main ; event should be well worth .
peeing. - 1 t-fp -.. j
; Front; the present outlook the : ad- J
vance sale of seats will be brisk. .Thrl
cale will open at ..M. A. Gunst & C j.
ttmorrow morning. , - J : . ' j
ciowded the high stands surrounding
tee gridiron that aid not carry a pen-
nant of the Navy s blue and gold, and
the Army's black,' gold and gray.
' The' cadets from - West Point". in
their service Icoats, stood out lixe a
great gray rectangle against: the1 "back-
ground of 'black and assorted collars
In the south stand. ; Theycarrfeot no
pennants or other colors,' but; the' sec-
t!on, on the opposite side of the fieM-
where the midshipmen .were seated, :
were a teeming mass of gold and blue
At the close of the game It was all,
Navy. The gray-clad cadets sat" quiet-
iy and watched their victorious broth-
ere of the other branch of the service,
invade the gridiron in a perfect deli-
ri tm of joy. Parading : behind their
j famous Marine band, the "middles'
'cake - walked, waltzed and executed
every Imaginable dance step.
The, Navy's opportunity to make the 1
first, goal from placement came
through consistent line bucking and
end runs. Hobbs made a rather poor
punt In the hut period, the Navy get
ting the ball on the West Point forty
fiyyard line. McReavy. for the Navy
made three yard?, and Leonard added
tv o more on a sprint across the field
t get around the Army's right Here
the midshipmen were penalized fifteen
yrda, but it was more than made up J The. Infantry Golf Club will hold Its
on the next play -by Brown, who. on a s Christmas - Handicap tournament on
fake kick formation, carried the' ball December ,22 and 24. The' Club, now
around the right wing of West Point j comprises 34 members from the two
to the Army's fifteen-yard line. Kudes , Inufantry regiments. The drawing 16
piunged through left tackle for four for handicap play will take place at
yards, and the following play against 10 a. m. December 23. The Chrl3tm
ihe line failed to gain. Then the Navy tournament will be preceded by a pre
team showed strategy by running the llminary tournament to taae plac -
ball across the field, so as to bring it the 13th and 14th and the rating of the
directly in front of tne Army goal various players win be finally deter-
' niined for the Christmas match by th.
(Continued on page 14.) standing in the preliminary contest
McLoughlin ; W;I1 Likely Held
Team That will Invade Great
Britain Next Summer 'After
Davis Cupi- -V
.. -::, ;: " . -i-o-'V.f' .
BOSTON, Nov. 20. Lawn tennis
? ; players, and erptcially membora of
; the Lonswcod Cr'cket club, on whoo
cotrts the last matches for the. Davis
r -ctp were played in this country,-' are
V; h'.pefiil that an American .team wll
wlo sent to England next tummer as a
..result of the En;lich victory In If el-
; l uurno today. It Is expected thit (bo
' question of a challenge will be acted
; - urdn; farorbly by the AJnited States
Lawn Tennis aecoclation at Itc t.nnual
meeting in New York in " February Jt
was the opinion hre that a teanj can
- easily be secured to make ths trip aad
. . that the matcrif.l will bo of blgb call
j - let, including Maurice E. McLouchlln
i i ot San Fnnclsco, the present Amcri-
can title holder.. ' U ' -'' !,:' '-'.: . .
'H MELBOURNE, Npr. 30-EngIani
today, won title to to Davis cup, e m
bleinatic . of 1 the world's championship
B' lawn tennis, by- winning, a' third
match from tho Australasias defend
CM.'.':-", i:- ' - :'
: The conttsts consisted of four sin
gle matches ahd one doubles match,
tlys " team . w inning '. three out 'of five
becoahi$ holder of the' Dwlght' f.
Devi- international laivn r tennis
! trophy. : :y -:-r. '.
.Thursday J. C; Parke 'and Charles jP.
Dickson of -England cefcated Norman
Brooko and R. W. . Heath of ; Anstra
lasla In-the first two slnjle. Yetitor
Cajrln the double: matches Norman E.
Brcckcs and A. W.' Dun'.op, Australa
sia, beat John- C. Parke and ' A. EL
Beamls, . British, - with1 comparatlf
ease. This left the, contcit a fair!?
even one; .fca it was thought1 ihp Ax
trKlasIans nusht . retrieve their for-
rt . v
tunes in tneir list two singles maicnes
air carry off. tne tropny.r Tne nopes.
however, were dicslpatcd ad;Pare
vnn his' -match this" time bcatlnt
JSJ " ?Th? second matccT bwn
xVttmth .- Th ni matcch between
Br0okes and Dixon went to the Aus
tralaslan, leaving the final score. Ens-
i., rf x matches. Australasia T. ' n.
. The scores: , ' '::'' c ' '.
Heath, Australasia, 6 2, 6 4, 64.'
s Norman ;. E. Brookes. Australasia,
beat Charles P. Dixon, England, 62;
64, 64. ' :; ' ; z :
i si ' ''. '
ARr.IYVS. K7A IS
' SCHOFIELD BARRACKS. Dec. 10.
. Lieut Robinson, First Infantry, has
proven himself a star of no small msg-
nitude at tennis since he joined his
West Point two months
In a recent - match played' on the
Fitth Cavalry courts he won a deci
slve victory over . Eklund, the crack
Ew a player at singles.
A match at doubles has been ar.
ranged to take p'ace on the loth im.Lv
between A. S. Castle and W. P. Roth
representing Honolulu, - and Captain
Carey and Lieut. Robinson back of the
. - .1st - Infantry. ' 1 " -v - -
: These two officers and Capt Wrt
kins of the 2nd Infantry with Lieut
Seneck, of the Artillery garrison will
shortly visit E wa to enter in an ln,
citation tournament at that place pro'
vided a mutually satisfactory date tan
he agreed upon. - - V
Colonel McGunnegle always a keen:
supporter of athletics is particularly
interested In tennis and not only en
coorages the game by his presence but
by being an active participant dlsplaj
ing astonishing skill and enlnnince. ,
Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence)
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS. DecMOW
EXPANDERS HAVE A-
CHANCE TO TIE WITH
- "Y BOWUNQ LEAGUE.
' V : v - -v .; P. W. U. Pet.
Cherries ..17 20 7. .741
Expanders ............27 1J7 10. .639
Breakers .....27 IS 14 .4S1
Dark Horses ....... .1 27 12 15 .4 ( 4
Splitters 25 9 1! .3S1
Rollers ......V... ,...25 8 17 T.32G
.'' ":.-r:''v': -"i.M-"
ii There was much joy among the Ex
panders last night, when Uiey watch
ed the Rollers take two out of three
from the Cherries; league leaders
The game meant- considerably more to
the former team than to;tae Cher
ries actual opponents, 'for Had the
Cherries taken two games they would
have; cinched the championship of the
TTV league. ; As It ls Cherries and
Expanders meet in the final gamo of
the schedule , Saturday next, and if
the latter can take three straight
there will bo tie for first place, i A
lot: of interest. Js being, taken In ihe
coming conest and speculation is rife.
U Roberta bad high average for ! the
winners. 185, while Barter nad high
For the Cherries, Gear had ' both
hlghi score and verager 201 and 1"
respectively. -; v - , "J .
'The scores were as follows:'
Bartef K - . . V. . . 179 107
Schmidt. ... ... . . 150 1 136
Morath .157 ; 123
Dummy :. ... . .... .132 132
V 772 - 671
Cherries. " '
Dummy r.. V . .146
Dummy ........ ..162
754 819 757 2330
T There will sure be something doing
In that final match of the season, be
tween the Cherries and Expanders.
t. :T: -vJ'-:-v.
: "I ihi jWa. cai Uie:threeystraUhl
all right" Edgecomb. v ' ,
:: "We'U- 6taxt: shbuUng In a minute.1
Raseman. . v ;-.. -. - : .
!Easy- money "Morath. ; ', -.
"I had a hunch we would take
couple." Roberts'. r -.- -
"If some of these fellows who ' roll
their heads off ia practice , would
come across in a match, I would vfeel
like rolling." Gear. :,. -' ' ? . j
1 "What's the use of taking life so
seriously, Mills. ' : ' : r ' :
5 "And so you are "an, ex-slave,', said
the traveler in the South. "And when
the war was ended, you got your :freev
dom. '.. .. .v iti .-'. .
: "No,' sah," responded Uncle Erastus.
"Ah dldntget'no freedom. Ah was
married." ' , ' ' " -'; . . '.,
HOLIOAY8 ARE COMING
Get Trimmed and Dolled Up at - the
: Cr c or iop ; ;
: r Good Service Guaranteed '
Bethel St below King : : Phone 3833
C. - G. SylvesteK & E.-'Sehulf, Props.
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i i . .
. r Our line of CHRISTMAS;
valuable suggestions . for that
Shall 1 get for Christmas?
Our line of Oriental Goods must
be seen to be appreciated -
. A few suggestions for Ladies: 8ILK : EMBROIDERED
SHIRT WAIST PATTERNS SILK EMBROIDERED ; HAND
. BAGS, SHAWLS and KIMONOS, all In rich ' Oriental finish.
GRASS LINEN and PONGEES.
For the Gentlemen: SILK EMBROIDERED SHIRTS, SILK
CREPE PAJAMA8r NECKTIES SUSPENDERS " and S0CK3
".'".' . -
A purchase made now will save worry on Christmas avt.
: . ' yy-.L X ' ' .-'i-A 't 17. 7- ;.V. ,
Our goods are now on display. . :
"x "-' ' Hotel Stf Oppositt
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C A L! 7 c n r JI A
Corbctt, Attcil r.r,d Thcnia3
Preceded Him, tut Career c
Present Title' Holder T.eet
'Spectacular v ; :. -
Willie Ritchie is the fourth cham
pion 'that the city of San Francisco
has contributed to the Qucensbcrry
realm during the last 20 years. ;
The first man, to put that city cn
the . fighting map as the home cf a
man at the head of the ran'i v. -z
James J. Corbett who wrcstrl t'.j
heavyweight title from the only J
U Sullivan down In New Or!: zi,
September 7, 1832. ' '
Years came7 and went, and f :n
Francisco turned out cne grrat V Ve
er after another, but none cf t: i
reached the, coveted goal nr. til A'
Attel came along and ditir.r ' V
feather weight crown. He dl ! r t
win It decisively, as Corbctt wc i t'. i
heavy weight honors, but r.ri';!r: 1 it
more through popular acclaim, r w
ing the best man cf his clizs r r
Terry McGovero forscck the !!.: i
to meet defeat at the hanii cf Yc - t
Corbett'-, -". V , .. .
Ill e third San Franclscz i to 1 - ';
In as a title holder was Joe Th
who In private life 13 .Joe I .
Thomas knocked out Henry ?! !
of Boston six years ago ar.1
crowned king'of the welter we' t di
vision, as Mellody shortly L :!:: 1
defeated all the greatest in r
of them all. old Joe 'Wa!-';tt . .
Joe was gone when t!jo Zz:izz
got him. . . ;
Ritchie Shtwtd 'Zn H:w
The-Ccast fUhtrrs'tiv ' -r-striving
.. and str::-::.-. f t .
six. years, but ncr? ft f i
ci;..it to the tcp ci tv. - ! r
Willie Ritchie acre::-!;:: ' ty ' -ardous
task last 'Thur:
when- Ad Wo! f;-.!; !':.:.
sixteenth roun.i ar.I thui :
light weight tit!
"..Many -other grr-t Ci: ' r: ' .
ers cane within striking tli.' . '
the thrones in-the!.-ci --' ' . . :
shy through con? c"v'
fate or circuw.ctu.ncc.
were Johnny llprset (bettrr I."."1
"Young Mitchell") and rr--': :;
Time and time y..u !!1
the argument advance 1 t'--.t ;lt'
the light-weight charuL..:.: v..c?
a. time, but he never -wa3. T:t
bet has been won and lost cn
argument Brltt had two chn:
win the title from the old mete:
late Joe Cans, but he f:"M cn
occasion, losing on a f ul the
time and quitting cold cn tho
occasion. , .
Here's to You, VVillii'ml ;
More power to Ritchie for cc
to' the bat quicker than any of t:
The others might have been re:
as despised outsiders, but thi3
out-cllmbed them all when It can:
making hand over hand prcrcs
that old ladder of fame.- Hla
may have1. been' easier, still he
serves all thpmore credit far getting
(Contlnusi cn cu'5 1
I o --
dOODS this year contains many
much-vexed problem: "What
' Empire Theatre. : "