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TO ROW BUTLER AT
DAN REGAN LIKELY
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Tom O'Rourke Has No Right, as
a Sporting Man, to Collect
Any Bet Made on His Fighter,
Palzer, in Kennedy Bout.
111 bt rha Peaa MMtMlIM fin.
I. l t WorMi.
MR. TOM O ROtrnKE. manager of
the National . porting Club. has
wHtlcn ma a latter taking escrp.
tto to my account of the Kennedy
Pslser bout held at the Ns'lonal Thurs
lag night. Here In O'Rourke's latter
National Sporting 'lub of America.
Mr Robert fTdsren.
Note your article te-dav of every
body being huncoeil lait night 1 hail
eeveral hundred d illsrs bat on your
I suppose you a wel! aa everybody
else In the 1 1 All heard McKetrlck de
clare to the audience that Kennedy
did nit quit. S::: :hs: he. M-K''''1'.
had given up t ie right for Kennedy.
McKetrlck now aqueaka and da
rlarea, no matter what ho allowed,
that ha wins on what you wrote In
our article. I claim that Referee,
Sporting BdltOT, has no alternative
but to accept McKetrlck declaton In
accepting defeat for hli man Ken
nedy. If you can afford to give a de-Hlon
when a man Jeclares hie man a loeer
It la more than 1 an conceive.
Kvaryt' I payed beta, who left
their decision to you that I bet with.
Curley BkMinrtt who bat me MM and
1700 with your decision payed the
beta over driplte what you wrote,
taking the decision of McKetrlcka
from the ring aa sufficient.
I think this nhouia bring an anawer
from you deciding that you either
made a mistake or that you did not
understand that McKetrlck had given
up tka flghi for hla man.
Blncerely. Tom O'Rourke.
SUfOa Mr. O'Rourke wlahaa' an an
awer. here It la:
In the flrat place, the one abso
luta rule In Una column la that news
and comment shall be printed without
Ither fear or favor.
It didn't make a particle of difference
to me whether palaer or Kennedy won.
I like them hoth-aa fighters. Probably
I haven t apoken half a dosen tltnea In
my life to either
I have no prejudice agalnat Mr
o'Rourke. for Tommy West, Kreddy
Welah and aeveral other boners have
told me that he haa one excellent trnlt
he scrupulously makea good any offer
he haa made to a fighter, whether he
lose4 on a how or not. That la hla
n putatlon soring hoxere.
Hut betting, apparently, la a different
proportion. I have been told that Km
nedy's father wagered H with Mr.
O'Rourke. letting him hold the stakes
In my opinion Mr o itourke haa no
right, aa a aportlng man. to collect any
hot made on hla fignter. Palter The
tight wae not finished, and beta ahouid
t.e delai"d off.
The fads are plain.
Mr O'Rourke wna manager of the
club. PaJxer waa hla tighter patsy
Haley waa hla referee. Jimmy lie For
reet waa hla timekeeper He waa hla
In the aeventh round Kennedy, after
landing two or three rights that had
Palxer temporarily In trouble, c roased
l la leg with Palzer's and slipped to the
floor. He waa In a sitting pns'thin,
a 1th his left hand on tka door behind
him. Aa he started to rise, Pulxor, rush
ing at him. awung a terrific right up
per-cut against l.ennedy's Jaw, leaning
nvrr to deliver the blow.
Thla waa a paJiuihle foul. Referee
Haley yesterday exrlatned the fact that
ha did not dtaiual ry Palzer by saying
that ha thought the blow unintentional,
ind that he wauled fu give the mem
bers a run for their money " The rules
of boxing make no distinction betweiui
lutei. im.nl and unintentional foula, and
tlio foul Mow had a aertoua BaToOt on
the fight, for Kennedy atayed down for
ilia count, and on rising wna atlll very
hadly daxed and an eaay victim for
many other damaging blows
On that foul, with a fair and cwpable
refer oe In the ring. Kennady ahouid have
Since the foul waa pa seed by, the
NVve SB' ant nil Irs ll,u r, ,,ti, ,
beat K-tn-y -- iffla'TO D.
ne. ideas ataae. and hnally knocked him Frrct. Kennedy was unable to Anlab
through the ropes. When Kennedy got I the bout Any one who km.wa any
up the three minutes cams to an end. thing about honing knows that a gjio.
I know that positively because 1 held out delivered leu seconds after the end
my own stopwatch on the round. Ken-
nriv'. own llmekeeuer lumoed on at
ie.ii s own limeaeeper umieo up ut
the rtngsMe and claimed that time was
,m M.nv olhr wutch.s anmn.l to.
up. Many oiner wuicnes around toe
ring showed the same thing. still
Jimmy De lrorest, O Rourke s own t line-
keeper, did no ring the bell, but de-
liberately allowed the Afbt to go on.
Ten seconds later, after landing half a
doian blows during the ten ee-onda.
raiser finally knocked the helpless Kan.
nedy 4 iwn and out.
Kent-rdy was dragcwl to hi. chair.
Referee Haley, after glancing at him,
stepped across the ring and announced:
Kennswly acknowledges that he Is
beaten." Kennedy had mrt acknowledged
anythlDA. He wae still unconscious of
w hat was going on In the ring. Mc-
Uetrlck ran over to Haley and shouted
that Kennedy didn't knowledge de-
rest, and added: "I yW,at Kennedy
can t go on." At that feme MoKeuick
didn't know that tha knockout had been
.1.. ..ered tan second, after ffca aul n
.on ruunu. in a' vmv Jo.n ctl i . n
ecuidn't "decide." as Mr. OKourke
NAP TEAM WORKS ALL
SORTS OF FREAK PLAYS
TO SHOW UP HILLTOPS
s I count for If the Hilltop crew ever gets
. . , them going. To hnnd us a hentlng waa
Joe Birmingham Executes tnei11 ri-". but to mg m m three Sue
s' .ceawlve "ahow-ups" waa a lltle hard to
"Trapped" Ball Trick That
Hasn't Been Done in Big
Leagues for Several Years.
BY BOZKMAN BVIGRK.
AFTKR hating shot our Highland
era full of holea and held their
punctured frames up to the grom
of the fickle public, tha Cleveland Lar
ruppsrs proved their versatility and
also their sjeneral cussednees. by poking
fun at mir own feeble efforts for three
full Innings. Then, having furnished
the aaaemhled multitude with a brlak
spell of comedy, doe Hlrmlngham draw
forth a thrill of real admiration by ex
ecuting a play that no one has dared
to attempt In the big league for seven
veare. Of course the I.arruppers were
many rune ahead at the time and he
was taking little risk, hut h pullod It
Just tlie same and unexpectedly wtyrked
the neatest double play of the season.
With one out In the eighth Inning and
with Hartxell on second and free on Ry hit to nirdl.- CMS In right In
flrat the opportunity came for the stead nf getting on hi mark for a
daring plav Magner wna at hat ami aprlnt, Larry deliberately waited until
drove a long fly into centre. Rlrmlng- the hall waa caught and with utmost
ham waa directly In front of the hall ''ar walked home without even strlk
but instead of catching It ho deliberate- i U'K up ,rot-
Iv allowed the hall to hit the ground . j . .
. . " 1 The continual carelessness nf these
first ami then trapped' It Hartxell , rieyalaitd comedians soon gel on the
and free, naturally, thinking that the I HtUtOppsra' nerv-a, so tliat they
hull would he canirht. atoo.i Rtm on their , couldn't piny at all.
bases. There wna no chance for them j '- a
to get a start and after lllrmlnghain "RflRRY" PARIITHPRQ nPAIV
had neatly -trappcl" the hall he threw I Jrr bA"U'"tRi DtAD.
It to eecond In time to force out Tree ONCE PITCHED FOR DODGERS.
and Turner whipped it over to third j
Just In time to nip Hartxell who had PEORIA. 111. Aug f( Robert Paruth.
got wind of the hlnu and tried to heal ' era, one-time famous baseball player,
W ol't. idled at St Francis's Hospital In this alts
The "trnpplng of a hall In the IntleM , hls aiOrlrlBg
Is not uncommon, but very few nuthuld- I
art hava ever dared attempt it ir th.i c.. .
.. ..w.e - hH b..,,ui it wo,.i.i n"',hV. rn" ramoug
.... .. .... ,,
' . "
Th tlrnt innn to invent thm pUy wm
Tommy SoGftrthy, ttH Mniou. OUtfleMtr
of the oh! Itiistoii 'twiniitionpi. I In li.n
frequently pull.,,1 It" In a pinch, and
the very daring 01 It helped 'he Bog,
tons to win tnanv a gam.- Tin. next
man to Uv II was Sam Merles of the
iiants during the year that they won
the championship Sam worked It one
day In a game against Cincinnati and
got away with It Since that time no
ouillelder In the l.lg league has trt.al
Ihe play. Tim fans were so astoumliNl
esterday that they didn't recover tlielr
wits In time to give the Cleveland man
i '14 1 it t tit-y tin in .M t hut t h'
wre trying to nhow uh uj
Th lanmippert will haw a tot to ar-
' " t '"""' Aoeen 1 lo a HkIiI.
T'" a plain statement of facts I
personal Interest In tha o, .ii-..
!, , V . """Jest In the matte. ,
. ' ' " ' '"" '"MV'
,,n , j ,.,lt eojumn wiii
aitnd for fair play, "without fear
or favor." I never met Kennedy's
. father, and have no personal knowledge
of any belling I never bel on nhts
mvself. The last tight net 1 made waa
un "harkey in UN, when be
'"ppo.1 JlrB Corbett, and tlie referee
called all bets off after OOQAle lloVey
Jped Into the ring to let Oor-
bt 1o,b " I ,ou1'
Kennedy, by tlie way. has aaaounoed
111 Ro on Htrhtlng anj that he
will go away to a lumber camp ami
work llko a day laborer until he trains
off hla extra weight and harden! him-
Mil thoroughly. Then he will come
bark and look for I'alier attain
: Thursday night's , unf..rt.ie mlxup
ahowa one tiling Whether there are to
be decisions or not In New York bouts.
h. Unvln. (a-maalaaUe at, a,. IS .
a: i rsiarevi son cin.- i.i.ppfi i !en. tr
they fall to do their duty honestly and
Intelllgentlv, tha rommlaslon can ra.
aYu. KNOW fcLL ABOUT
Joa Jackson, the llterarv gent, waa
IM first to start the comedy and he
did It well. n was on ne.-ond when
teJole smashed a single Into left. In
turning third Jackson neglected to touch
the hag, and whan half w.iv home he
thought of It all of n sudden. While
the hall was bwlng thrown In he de
liberately turned, went hack and touched
third and then baat Knight's tmnw to
i ne plate A mwi who will take that
kind of a chance on a single and got
awmy with It Is certainly entltlad to a
laugh. If not applause.
Rut that Is not all. Tn h eighth
Inning Neal Rnll was on second when
Rlrmtngham smaahed a alngle Into left
Joe headed for the plate, hut when half
way home he fell on hla face and
sin-nwled all over the ground. The ball
rolled anuarely Into Mweeney'a hands,
hut In some way h" let It poll between
his legs and Rlrmtngham picked hlmee'f
up, rfhook off the dual and dellhVately
walked over the plate with a score.
The next piece of comedy waa pulled
bf none other than Napoleon T.ajnle,
who U suffering from a had leg ,nl
cannot nfford to extend himself ss a
I runner Mn tvaa nn thleit MhA.i .
pitcher liric.-n vcirs an lie waa with
st wn with
ir ,-, ,, . , , If a.. ...oil.. k. 1 .
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ST. GERARD'S CHURCH GAMES
A "mnsler .-ai nival of gportg will he
held M Satur.lnv. Aug II, al Hie
la males race Hack, gg Lootlat avenue,
1 tntaloa, for the ocnetlt of Ht. Oersrd'g
Churoh, al Hollll llev. John S
1 lieas. r. a son of 1 he Hornugh President,
Lawrence tlresaer, of Queens, U the
SUNDAY BASEBALL GAMES.
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twm t l Wcsft, IM U) A .lniil U' hMilt: Mitb tilt
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to itel tli It, Mini
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Qrtrssi J I'saus., Dioaklya, tasuirrae !
aeea, aksa liMj BsWt us ,uuuJ o .Neietra
that LEAD NtKT VMeCfT
Capta n Harry Davis of tine Athletics
To Manage the Clevelands Next Year
Capt. Hnrry David, first baseman of the Athletics when they won threo American League pen
nants and one world's championship, will be the mannprr of the Clevelands next bcason and will re
ceive $12,000 for hla efforts to put the Forest City on the baseball map. Davis signed the contract to
lead the Naps when his club was on Its first swing around the Western wheel. Davis Is one of the real
veterans of the game, being on the Initial tack for the Philadelphia team since the organization of the
Ban Johnson circuit. His batting eye haa been growing dimmer and dimmer with each gtioc.eedlng sea
son and hla fielding has fallen off, with the result that Stuffy Mclnuls, a newcomer, haa displaced him.
Davla will not play for the Naps. Playing managers haven't been success for that club, anl anyway
George Stovall. who Is at present bossing the team, will be kept on the bag Davis has received Man
ager Mack's consent to become a manager, and l at present receiving dally pointers from the astute
Mr. McGllllcudy, and will continue to do go for the balance of the season.
New Wonder Among Hammer Throwers
Might Win Fortune as Real
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frajblngtoa, I hirsga. o, PI if gaies linn
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Phil, trl'lils II. tcin " a, ,'riinir
GAM . JiKDULtD FOil TO-DAY.
rin.li.i.l .1 e York
ithi' ago .t watnleirtoa
fti Ueuk) st Phils wipliii.
tietr'iit at Hi.ktn.i
Pat Ryan, a Young Giant Who Promises to Bat Flanagan's Weight
Throwing Record, Might Make Name for Himself in Ring If Properly
PAT RYAN, the newest marvel of the welght-throerlng world, would make
the beat "White Hope" fighter In the universe. He la an even-tempered
giant, who can scrap to the "quean's taste" when called upon, and
he has proaen It many a time. Ills build Is sunh that all of the present iapir
anta to Jack Johnson s crown pale Into InaUf nlfloanoi when ,i physical com
parison 1s drawn. Ryan aa norn In Limerick, twcnty-slx years ago.
"Why won t you get someone to train you for the fighting game? Tou'd
make half a million dollars if yoaj were a successful 'White Hope.' You cer
tainly would make a grand uvpearance In the ring," said an expert to Kyau
Sure; I'd like the money. I can fight aame, too," replied H an "But I
am after tlie amateur record for thro Win1 rhe hammer flrat."
Ityan. who stands over six feet two Inches and weighs 24k pounda. Is one
of the most perfectly hullt men for the fighting game you could ever Imagine.
And he haa ihe fighting spirit of his father ad his forefathora, the strong
men who have made Ireland famous the wild over. Juat to ahow that he la
a fighter by nature, take the following atory, told by the trainer of the lrish
Amerlcao A. C laawaon Robertson:
CLEANED UP FOUR L GUARDS IN A CLIP.
"When Paddy flrat came over from Ireland he was presented with a big
Newfoundland dog iby a downtown admirer. It waa late In the evening when
Fiyan started home with the animal, und he decided to haul htm over the
Third avenue "la" As lie started to enter the car both the guard and the
elation master put up a howl.
" 'There'a no dogs allowed on eur trains, 'n' you oan't travel here." eaM
the guard, as he started to cloae tha gate.
'I'll tie hsvln' tne dog with me HaW. travel with me-and that's the
surest thing you ever heard.' replied Ryan.
"In the mlxup that followed Pat cleaned up the two guards and an extra
pair of huskies that hutted In oh the pr 00 ceding.
" 'The only thing about It that I regretted when I reached the end of the
line was the fact that tbero'd been onlr four men who felt my knuckles.' salj
"1 have never doubted that Ryan OttM make suckere out of men I saa
advertised ae White Hopes.' He's Die fastest Idg man on his feet I've ever
seen," said Robertson.
THROW OF 180 FEET WAS CALLED FOUL.
Ryan la a new terror in the runka of the big weight-throwers,
lie declines his Intention of estahliahlng a new world's
record foi t brassing the ltl-pound hammer, and the glnats
who have held full sway for so many years are triimhlltig
over the probability that they will have to make way for the
newcomer, who Is rapidly nmklng (iIm way toward the world's
championship. Tills new marvel goes under the name of
Patrick llyun, but his friends all call him Juat plain "Paddy,"
exactly aa the l.ig good-natured fellow would have every
Ryan savs that It Is only within the lest rnw weeks that
the Idea of smashing John Klannag.iu's world's record of IS
feet Hi Imilies has possessed his thoughts both day and night,
and. what's more, he la perfectly sure -f aocoinollehtng the
"I've not had t.nie to do any training since I oanie over
from Ireland last September, bill now I'm girlug to get rltfht
on the lob, train and study out a style that will heat Flan
easn'l record. I'U put I" two weeks out at Celtic Park he
fore the senior metropolitan championships, which will he bald
there kepi 11 md 1 guess this will put ne IB good enough
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Itisitm at St leoini
s.iape 'o go OtslipalBBlni aitalnat the I
record I've made up my mind to get i
the title of world's champion, and the
'Mets' will give tne a line chance." de
clared Ryan teday as he bellowed!
orders to tha gang of inch who work
mule.' him on an Kdlson Klectiib Job
iii Fourth avenue
"You know that I did oyer ISO feet
at Pittsburg, bill the throw was de
viated a foul. Well, I'm positive it was
fair. At the finish, after the hummer
had left my hands, m" foot lified trout
ti e inner rdiie of the circle ni'd scraped
up a imls cluud u. dust
Giants' Poor Fielding
Gives Pirates the Game
3;ertil to The lrnln World I
PI tta burg, Aug. B.
THKRK finally came an awful ta"
nlsh to the glitter that has char
acterized the work of the Giants
from the fielding standpoint, both In
the inner and outer works. They were
clumsily guilty yesterday, and fairly
good pitching went for nothing.
I,ook that Kamv scrappy h inch over
thla afternoon and It hardly will OS
Identified with the gang that staged
nme Inning baseball travesty yesterday.
Whatever may nave been their mlsplayi
and costly oversights, they dlln't
-lacken speed. They continue to worry
Pittsburg with tna aame kind of a game
lim Smith Has
Something to Say
and Says It.
Jltn Smith, the Westchester farmer,
breaks Into type so raioty In this man
ner that what he savs In the following
letter l worth printing:
Aug. 4. UU.
TV the SiKirtlnii K.lltur
There talk going around that Bam
Iaingford w II knock me out In a punch
by some of the so-called "wise" sport
ing men around town that has heen
very annoying to me. I have met some
of the bOOl m. t "' the country and they
failed to knock hp out In a pun 'Ii and
I don't think that Bain LaHtTford ll
going to do so either.
Some of the following men I have
rr.ot with no little suooeea and always
pleased the ohjb memhers hy trying to
AO the bust I can. boxed the late
Stanley Ketehell the first star bout I
over had. Though he knocked me out
he had to extend himself to do so
Three week later 1 bOSOd Joe Jeajiiiett.
and Tony Ross ten rounds apiece; not
so bad for a man that haa been In the
ring les.i than three years Met Morris
Harris three times, knookrng him out
once; bested Andy Mortis, kno-ked Call
"Dummy" Maxaon; all of tlie men
weighed over forty pounds heavier than
My welxht ashen I met those men w as
less than 16 pouTids Langford will be
I 11,11 I 1 I
is usually a wise man and knows that he
might as well leave Wis "bait" behind as
to start without a bottle of
( 1 he bottle with the red label).
First distilled at Vauxhall, London, in 1770.
Sir Robert Burnett & Company
632-634 W. 34th St. New York
Chances Bright of Buffalo Boy
Racing Champion in Se-
dor Event To-Day. J
Pan Rearan, aoa at FsH
fendent Regan of Buffalo, waa tba dasak
horse In the flrat day's raoaa In the
Canadian Henley Regatta at St. OataV
erlnes. Ont. Ho won hla boat la th
Junior singles wiuh aaaa and to-day trill
meet D. F. Hilton of Detroit and C A
Roberts of the Argonauts in the
If Regan wlna ha will row JJJ. B.
the champion amateur alngla acullar at
America, In the senior twos. Regan WSXJ
his heat from Wright and Wataoa of
the Argonauts wrtihout sxtandlrui him
anir. and It la predicted that he will be
the man to race Butler. The great race
to-day will be between the Detroit gad
the Argonaut elarhta.
$22,500 O'TOOLE KNOCKED
OUT IN FIVE INNINGS.
ST. PAtTI,, Minn., Aug. 8. Martin
O'TOOia, a St. Paul pltchor for whom
the Pittsburg Nationals recently paid
S22.fOf waa knocked out of the bos by
Minneapolis baiters, who made ear an
nits ana seven runs off OToola In five
that has made them oetter tiian iwo to
one winners over the i jarkceonlsns all
year, liae runn.ni; Is toe oig eource
of tne brilliant string of nine vlciories
over tlie I'iratcs.
Uetrore, Snodgiass and the rest wa'e
lip md doing every minute in puttttlf
that brisk stuff Let ween ftrat and .
end and the rest of the distance around,
but the only troulile with Joi-h tu that
his feet always would get tangled up
With till hands and the naif m the out
field. And you. too, Baals Rocker! You
have pegged to the piste tnnst heair.1
ftilly In tlie two gamei tare and nailed
fleet ones like Leach and Clarke, Out
that friendly little boot of Care) a tp
In the fifth contributed cot.slderahly to
the ins: cause.
my welglit than either of
men. and they hao fought
"great lllack Iiemon" and thev arc still
alive. There is one thing the cluh mem
bers will ee when I fight I,angforv
a man that Is not afraid ! will go
after him the same as 1 went after Mare
rl Harris, and .is t have beaten all the
colored fighters that I have b , i ike I
to meet, I don't think he will b an1
different from the rot "Philadelphia.
Jack O'Brien thinks he has a good
ohance to .lofent LansTford. Well, if tie
ha a chance I think that I will knock
out Mr LangfOrd, as 1 am a much bet
'ir puncher than O'Brien, younger and
stronger Whether I win or lose, every
one w!l see n fight. Yours truly,
JAMAICA BAY Y. CYs
I More than a h Indeed n en Who rank
i as top notohsrg among swimmers are
to ake part In tne annual aquatic
: carnival of the Jamaica Hay Yaeh'
Club to-morrow Th u nival will b
' held nt the ol Ut house on Jamaica Hs
I near Holland Station, RoOkaway Reach
I and all racos will be started from the
clubhouse, floa. ,
In the "Wlmrn'.ng events aaich aseetl
j known cracks a.a llrk" r"rtel!e, the
! Western cliampinn; "Pud" timid win,
i long distanoe champion; J H. Retliy,
i metropolitan ohampion; X. F. Nerleh.
! Junior champion; Mkix Rltter. naptasn
of Germany, end "Joe" Ruddy, capgaln
of a X. Y. A. C. swimming team.
Bl.l MliUBaJ I '.. yr