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WHEN CORBETT INVITED
CORBETT'S "GOAT-GETTING" METHODS CAUSED M'GOVERN'S DOWNFALL
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HE GOT CHAMPION'S NERVE
Denverite, by Putting Reverse on Bit
of Ring Strategy, Won Battle
Just as He Planned.
Thin la thr sixth of a series byi Robart Edgrea an rights and fighters of
tha pssl aad present. Including stories that hava nsvsr found thalr way Into
print. Tha aariaa will t continued on lhaaa page at laaat tarlca a wtah.
Copyright, 11 . by Tha Prsee 1'iiblthnin Co. (Tha Naw York World;,
lbs book of ring strategy, Article I., Kula 1, reeds: "lt your oppo
nent wait for you In tha ring. Tha longar ha M compelled to wait tha
i more nervous sen necoms.
At laaat, ao It would raad If there
attalncanrt. It li impossible to Imagine Tarry Mcuovern. ine scientists
Mil af than U no such thing aa imagination, la the usual acceptance of
taw tarm, for all Imagination la baaed on ooma effort of memory. And If
ye never aaw McUovrrn fight you can't Imagine what ha waa In tha ring,
aw nothing else quite like him aver toased a boxing glove Into the unwlll
ktg "map" of another artlat
There waa only one McOovern. OuUldo the ring Tarry was pleasant
and railing and friendly, aa he Is to-day. But In action there was the
real MeOovernt '
Vnm the flrat vibration of the ball to'
the moment aa stood over hla fallen an
hagantat. looking down with tha dasad air
Of a sleep walkar awakening, ha was a
Picture of rokwtlaaa lighting fury. Ha
enter stookeaed tha tarrlflo paae tor a
sasnnd. It i,iv knew when ha was
eM. Hta Mows flew so faat tha ays oould
avoir follow him. And they ware the
mag directed' Mows of a natural sharp,
shooter, every ana straight to the mart.
JNdlar Palmer, elevereet HtUa man in
I, world (they used to aay you couldn't
ma rawar wim a nenewui or asm
taatad a eouple or mmutm with
Pedlar docked Into Terry's
Inatesd of away from tbem.
Great Jo Uu waa awopt off hla feat
Seat knocked out by Tarry In two rounds.
Fraok lrna. faat aa lightning and ojever
aa the dlvll himself at sidestepping un
ntosssnt oemnM nation a, lasted a ecant
JWlthout a possible opponent In the
mat (ibis was In MR) and with theatri
cs, tours flattening, aut because Tarry
i a eoej .in ui puoiio aye ainoa ao
smtohaa Oscar Oordner in four rounds
relw Hsrrera In Ave. sis months
Tarry and Manager gam Harris
that 4 1 was ntrnurv u
thing to keep tha pot holing.
in nearer, just then, waa a feather-
Wojawl known ao Young, Corbatt. pi.s-
Oaty because his fighting atyla waa aa
bacauaa hla furhtli
raimisJt from that of
that of Jim Corbatt as
ens' muld wall imagine-
nam -cad amrd tome fame hy haaUac
aMdw an try, usoar Qardner. Kid
aad Uaerga niaen In quirk auo
Tha amst had hoard of him.
Iterrla got rnto communication
Blh Corbatt sod aa a result the Daa
eorke atartad Bast nest day with as-
nmney In hla pocaat and a guar
or naj ror hla and in a nght
Jtoung Corbatt arrived In Naw Tort,
end- ko and Tarry poaad for plnturaa
in ngwnng eostuma, just to
tna newinascra. nam
with sacra t aa Oaf act Ion that
Cerbett waa aevral inchaa
at tha waist line than ha might
have bean If la perfect condition. Terry
aatwed away a meaul note that Cor
hjpn atomaeh would ba a good target
Ifc-VbS justly celebrated MoOovern left
a)eeg, or right hook, according to tha
or the moment, ana everybody
ex tmlaing quarters. Terry
on Jerome avenue. Corbett weat
St to Hartford, toe but He ground.
Tarry Moaovern wss ths centre
Of latersst In this fight. Hla quartrra
wore peeked every day. Kaws took the
trouble to look over the victim, up in
ajttsril But I wast up there. I
maUliod Corbert through one etrenuoua
agar, at the eonokwion of which ho
emeesad Charlie Otager. tha Hoboken
Iron Man. as cold aa an Icicle lust for
gay especial ban oft, with a swinging
aOOfbeod right After Young Corbett
had taken his rub. sad I had seen how
I Matt j the thin, clear akin toy over hla
meestea where fat had been a eouple
of weeks before, wo atrolled dewa to
afouMatn's for dinner. There, arroee a
big thick teak. Corbatt "put ma wise."
aOWFIOSNT Ht COULD MAT
"You're from (he Wast ami I'm from
the Weat. and I'm going to teU you
eWrethlna." he said, "do and bet ev
es dollar you owe teat I'll knock tfcla
toll I a out. There's one man in tha
i can lie, ana aw
Is Me -
a. I know now mfs) Banal nam ta'U
rla-ht Into my hemes, f hnbw what :
tamer. t'U put elm eat wl
OBar auger I
We were all there,
on. at Hartford, gpeeial trslne
Worn Now Tern, earrytng aa old-
I. we an hoped Young
make seme Wad of a
wouMa't have the
kt yet I eoandi
anwrjaf. Isrvtnslbls Terry. Ao time
m. I ahowod
ssfeye iss know
get flght erowt
OF THE RING
waa each a thing aa a book of ring
strategy. That time-worn trick baa
f beer, played by ail of our champions,
from tha laaat to tha greatest, and
by many who waren't champions.
I've seen a third rata preliminary
boxer play It on bnt that'a another
atory- Tha one I'm going to toll here
la of a fight In which tha rule back
fired, throw In Ita reveraa clutch at
full ipead And brought about tha
downfall of ode of thn greatest cham
plona tha ring ever kmw.
To tha younger membera of our
aat tha name of Terry McOovorn,
while well known, carrlea no groat
waa packed to the doors.
tttlag thara, waiting, we missed tha
ehler Inlodent of me fltht-tha little
thing, yet Important thing like Mia
goat's ha!r In tha milk that choked a
groat Oraak phlwepoher to death.
Tarry ateOovorn. workl'e ohamnton.
waa waiting In hla dressing room. Ha
was to be called to the ring at tha psy
chological moment whan Young Cor
batt' goat began to meander, mere
waa Tarry. In rini ton. warm and roay
from hla last rubdown. lying negligently
on a not.
THI THING THAT JAftfttO TMfi
CHAMPION OF THI WORLD.
'Ha'a root going out now," aald
Charlie Hayhood. "In about five mln-
utae we'll follow."
And at that moment there came the
banging of a aturdy flat on Terry's door
and Corbett'a voice called. "Come on
out. you Terry, and Uka your licking."
Wow I That Mrred Terry 1 They aay
he leaped from the Oat of hla ahouldor
Madra anil landod In the middle of tha
room on both feet, headed at full apaed
for tha door. Aa ha threw It wide open
he eaw Young Corbatt, book turned,
walking swiftly down ths passage-way
toward tha arena. In his eagerness
Terry almost trod on Corbstt's heals.
He waa m his corner In tuns to sea
Young Corbett atand u i and atrip off
his sweater, pulling It over hla head
ana showing aa trim and aturdy a fig
ure aa ever a fighting man owned. And
Terry waa all on Are to get at tha man
who had called him out to tight the
follow who waa ao anxious to got st
him thst bs had pounded on the door
of Tarry' dreantng room, lis'd show
Tha moment the hell rang there ft
soea sgsln, tout avery fight atarle with
the ringing of the belt You can't gst
away from that. Ths momsnt the ball
rang Tarry fiaehad from hla corner and
rushed furiously across ths ring to
gin ths flght. Corbstt. rising slowly
and taking one etep forward, deliber
ately met him with a sudden crushing
overhand right that jarred Terry back
heavily on his hssla Corbett had
plsnnsd MoOovern'e battle, bad drawn
him In. and had been ready for him
ft waa tha second ahock to Terry'a
ranee of supremacy. Here was a fellow
vho had the nerve to call him out to
fight and who had met hla ruah In
luavl of trying to avoid It And now
Corbett waa coming for him with a
little cold ainlle. Il was a new experi
ence to MoOovern. But I have aald he
was a great fighter. Hs only burklsd
down to hla work with rcloublrd fury
X don't know kow many flghta I've
oaen. Call It a ttiouaand, and aay that
the faeteal round of any other waa a
tea party compared to that flrat round
at Hartford, and It won't be an exag
geration. Near the end of It. In the
mtdot of a mlxup, with data flying Uka
eparka from a forge. Cortoett auddenly
reached out a deliberate left, nuahed
Terry'a chin up with tha tip of hla' glove
nnd threw over a smashing right thst
knocked him flat
Again, In tha aecond, Corbett knocked
Terry down, and stepped back snd
waited for what ha knew muat come.
Terry roae and tha Inatant he aaw Cor
bett. ruahed furiously. Corbett deJIhtr-
ntaly measured him with another right.
This thus Terry held lite feet and, fight
ing Ilka a madman, hurled Young Cor
bait against a post and battered with
1 both hands until the DonverKs beat
over witn arms crossed oerore hie rsce.
looseu aa ir uiroott dm mieoseou
Isted the fury of Terry'o sttack, and
as If hod be knocked out But he
weathered It until he oould slip away
Terry turned and followed, tuning
left hook. Corbatt whipped a right
counter over Terry s shoulder, and
McOovern went down flat on his bsrk
Ten seoonds later Corhett was helping
I harlle White drag lei ry to his oornsr.
a heatsn champion
farhapa loung Corbett was rlrht.
Tarry MoOovern could whip men who
coutd whip Corbett. and did It after
ward. But Corbett alwaye had his
number Me knot-! hkm out aaala
in gaa I
in -pan irraocmoo in eievea rounds.
Msreh n. ism. He got Terry's goat
htm, had J'u tali about tha'. .
--aakagV v an!lH( gi wl W. aggUllw. sheer V- fir I
-.ehms-asflasoW Tsnjjpmrsj ss a VtI . j
Yamada's Stocks Go Up
With Rise in Temperature
Jap Billlardist Made Ivories Be
have Yesterday, and Pulls Up
to Within Forty-three Points
of Cutler's Sopre.
HUN Kojl Tatnada'e frlaude ob-
aarved the rise In temperature
yesterday they wera happy. All
morning they kept their eyas peeled on
the thermometer, as Yamada hlmeelf
had told them that tha reason Albert a.
Cutler was beating him In their 14.1
balkllne Millard meter, at Doyle's Acad
emy, It being the flrat public exhibition
of the new gsme. wss becauae of the
aa tha mercury started to climb Cutler
ao ths msreeury started to olunb Cutler
waa In for a trimming.
With the weather many dsgiass
warmer than It was on ths preceding
day. Yamada'e gsma Improved, and
yaaterday be won the first block of she
three played In the ftve-day matoh at
the Forty second street parlors. Tha
acore at tha conctuelon of tha night's
play waa: Yamada, Wo. Cutler, ON.
Yamada's forte In the balkllne game
la hla wonderful ability to eoaa the
balls together and make long runs by
his elsvsr nursing. Whsn ths weather
la aero the Ivories become chiliad, and
conseuently Niey don't respond to ths
deft touches nonsaary In expert nursing.
Hy reason of Yamada'e victory yeeter-
day the euppoeltlon la that the balls were
much thawed out and willing to do the
blddlna of tha Nluponeac.
In tha afternoon tha Jap appeared to
foaaka the nuralng game, and he tried
hard to Imitate Cutler a grand 'open
table work, t'onaaquently Cutler was
an easy winner, finishing In tha lead by
a acore of tw to 1 TP.
In the evening Yamada decided that
he had better return to nurelng, If ha
hoped to win tha matoh from Cutler, ao
reaortod to thie style play again, in
Wrestling Artists Show
Bit of Real Competition
International Bouts at the Gar
den Best Seen in This City in
Years Aberg a Winner.
The moet satisfactory wrestling tour
nament that has been soen In this any
In yearn took place at Madison Bquare
Uerdvn lust night when a eerie of In
ternational matches wss held. Ths win
nere of last night's mat: nee will meet
In the aemi-Auala and finals on March
j, and then tha best man dsvsloned
will be the lucky man to moet the
world a champion, Frank Uotch out of
Joe Humphries waa the maater of
ceremontea. He waa decked out In a
natty Tuxedo and, ueedleea to aay, Joe
didn't feel very much at home In It
Joe had a hard tune wrestling with the
name of aonia of tha c.mtoatanta, but
hs Is a good staller oiu eklpped ovar
aome of them without any damage to
hla evening elothea.
Charlie White was frequently in trou
ble when giving Instructions to ths
grlpmeii before their bouts. Frequently
he had to seek the services of an inter
preter, who tton told the men the rules
under whloh they ware compiling.
His bout wars dscldsd, tha last two
proving the best of the lot Oustav
Krieteneky, ths Bohemian, aad Oeorge
tiurlch. the Kusslan, wrestled thirty
minutes without either having the ad
vantage. Referee White then oant tha
men to their corners for a reel and
then they came to the centre for an
oxtra period of fifteen minute How
ever, they ussd up only Ave minutes
of thst tlms. ss Frjetensky surprised
his tough opponent by pinning his
boulder to ths mat with an arm and
At one tea of ths bout ths Bohemian
kicked Lairlob In the face. The totter
yelled to the referee. "What's ths mat
terr but they west on tussling with
each other juet the earns.
Ths final bout of tha evening brought
together Alexander Aberg. the Ptna,
who has yet to bo bssten, snd Mort
Hendenaon. s strong, toll, red-haired
American. Henderson showed surpris
ing strsngth. and Aberg had to uaa
avsry bit of hut strength and science
In order to pin hint to tha mat. which
he did In twenty-en mlautes, via s
The fourth bout ended In aa unostls
torv nteaaer. Paul flam peon, the tier-
man, claimed that be nurt his shoulder
upon being thrown heavily to the can
vaa bv Maroutoff. the Cossack. A doc.
tor examined the supposed Injury, but
decided there waa nothing the matter
with hs an peso bet "sole feet" Me qui
sokt, earner- etf twenty
the rwsMth Inning Cutler led KB to MS.
in the thirtieth Inning, Instead Off play
Ing the balls safe on an almost tmpoo-
elble follow lineup, the
to acore a point and failed.
Tha Oriental then went to the table
and scored IT pointa before ho etopped,
r.incning one game. During
run ha made half hla stvnta with his left
hand. He had tha crowd cheering and
stamping wildly when he made three
euoreealve masse ehota In ths centre of
the table Juat beforo he finished the In
ning. It waa neceaaary for the diminu
tive billiard star to make long reaches
over the green balsc In order to nego
tiate the shots, tt waa by long odds tha
createst masse work seen In the match
up to date.
The grand total now la: Cutler. 1,SM;
YnmadH. 1.4.3. Yamuda'a frlsnds feel
confident that he will win to-day'a block,
wnion win bring the men on avaa tarm a
for the prlss money, with two victories
aniens. Ths match will wind up to-mor
McGraw's Men Will Be at Their Stations
At Polo Grounds When
League Champions See Another
Pennant and Are Ready to
Bg Bozeman Bulger.
BT aeraonal letters from membera
of the Qlanta President Harry
Hempstead la atsursd a complete
champtonoh'.p lineup for the commg aea
eon. Though all of theae playera have
not signed their contracts, thsy have
voluntarily promised not to Jump to the
"I have the tettera here." said Mr.
Hampotsad, who la running tha whole
sight minutes and frequently during
tha bout the Herculea either bit or
pulled hla opponent mustache.
The results of the three other bouts:
Bernard Hanson, Norwegian, won over
Paul Alvares, fjpanlsh, with a crotch
and half-nelson In twenty-three min
utes; John Mclatugblln, Irish-American,
waa beaten by Vladak Zbyssko, Pole,
with nook, throat and crotch hold In
aeven minutes, while John Herokea of
Delaware defeated Ueorge Bandele, tha
Greek, with a leg hold In eight minutes.
PARLIAMENT OF BERLIN
WILL NOT APPROPRIATE
550.000 OLYMPIC FUND
Socialists Vote Down Proposi
tion, Arguing It Is a "Pri
BDHUN, Jon. li. The Budget Com
mittee of the imperial Parliament to
day rejected a proportion to appro
priate gsO.SW tor the Olympic Osunea to
ba held here In 116.
Tha rsjsctlon of the spproprlatlon waa
duq largely to the feeling of reaent
ment among the Socialists owing to the
alleged systematic psrascutlon by ths
Oovsmatsnt suthorltlea of ths working
men's gymnastic soctsttea. Tha Social
ist Deputies votsd In a body against
tha appropriation, while ths Clericals
joined tbem, declaring that It was no
business of the empire to. support such
"private affairs," and the PoMah Dep
uties made up the ronamder of the
Clemens Delbrusck, Mlnlstsr of ths
Interior, energetically defended the pro
posed appropriation and It la considered
probable that It will be reintroduced In
a plenary sitting or the Imperial Par
liament. Meaflet Boaton.
DETROIT, Jan. ht-Johnny Ortflsth
of Akron, O., tost night outpointed Joe
Mandot of New Orleans Ori
attribute hto vector- to bis
At times It seemed
Boa torn lan triad i am m iu i Ms a V .
" gnm'J',BnV wn
Com om oenr. vooTGPttnv. A
OUT. VOO TcKWV .
ANt TAKS VoUR
BROWNS TO DWELL IN
HOUSE OF THEIR OWN.
SOMETHING new In baseball.
Ths Browns this oprlng Will
dwell In their own boarding
houae, paaalng up the hotels. A
houae with twenty-six rooms Is fwlng
constructed, two storlss high, and
having "all the comforts of home,"
st their training grounda at At.
retrrsburg, Fla. No more cole
leather beefateaka and JS) .mare Im
pudent waiters who refuse to bring
a aecond piece of meat and anotiier
-verly boiled potato.
office, turlng ths absence of John Fos
ter, "and you can imagine how good It
mada me feel to receive them. I would
give you the nomea, but aa the aLgneu
contract will ba along In a few day
there la no uae In counting chicken
before they are hatched."
If the New York club enter the race
with their lineup complete there appears
to bs little chancs of any other club
beating them out of a fourth pennant
Pittsburgh, the Ctrhs and ths PhlUlso
have been so badly ahot up by the lu
vadere that they are practically out of
It The Boaton Bravea. at thla writing,
aeem to he the strongest opposition. Ths
Federal Leaguers. It la understood, have
promised to "lay off" Oeorge Stalling'
tub, and that ought te grvs turn a de
The only Olant to turn in nia contract
vMtaniav waa Oeorgle Burns. It is
understood the Feds had made bim an
offer, but our young hero of St Johns-
vllle govs ths tempter a deal ear.
And now a new wrinkle haa appeared
on trie face of the Federal Leamle. I
have It on pretty good authority that
they are Kolnn to aak the National Com
mission for protection! Moreover, Joe
Tinker offered to bet a friend' a hat out
In Chicago the other day that the Fed
eral League would ba In organlaed boil
before the atart of tna sesoon. now
whst d'ys know 'bout that?
It may be Irony, but these hoys sre
going to claim that they did less herm
to the National League than did the
American League In war times snd for
that rsason ought to ba recognised. Oet
that dog from under the table, Jos.
Notwithstanding the numerous prom
ises or threat, the Federal Leaguers
have not knocked us down with that
promised list of plartra up to the tlm
of gohiB to press. Mr. Otlmors gave ua
his word hs would have the roster of
the iFederal t.eavw ready In a week's
time and that waa ten days ago. Thla
tardlneee may be due to the cotd apell.
but If Jsmes K. do.un't kick In prstty
oon we are going to hava our doubts.
The magnatae Insist that this Invasion
of the now league will eventually work
a hardship on ths players, but our
sturdy athletea are perfectly willing to
land a little more of what they are get
ting. The herdehtp wrought so far
ha been two and three-year contract
with material odvan. os In salary- Bvon
Johnny Kvore. crab that ko la, wouldn't
kick much at that
Dick Rudolph earns down from ths
Bronx to see Harry Mock yesterday and
gavs forth ths glsd tidings that hs haa
algned a two-year contract with the
Huston Bravea. "And take it from
me," aald Dick, "they are giving V
aome regular dough. At that I had
rather play for Otorve diallings than
anybody In ths business."
John Rogers, a brand new
was thrown on ths screen a the bead
quarters of the Highlanders yesterday.
Oils contract coma through to record
toreaklag time. The flsrurss aa posted by
Tom Da via are: Welgtl ns
It Looks as If Bostons Will Offer
Giants Only Real Opposition
Richmond (Ve.) club and finished with
a batting average of .iBS and a fielding
average of .Mi. His best stunt waa tha
namea. Thla young man lives In Hor
liesll, N. Y. What do you tbjak of nun 7
John Foster thought better of taking
duck hunt in thla cold weather and
took a trip to Bermuda for h a vaca
tion. The secretary of tha Olanta will
ba down there for a week and has
promised on his return to bring each
of the ecrlbee a big onion.
And still ths Cincinnati baae hit could
not eurvlve the bllssard. Thla puny lit
tle variety of single died In the head
quarters of ths Baseball Wrltsrs' Asso
ciation. Tha gang voted agalnat it
strangely enough the heavleat oppoai-
tlon came from New York and Chicago.
Now that we have got rid of the Cin
cinnati baae hit, Larry McLean hae got
his bonus and tha National Commission
hss promised to give Bill Rlgler an even
break for hie p.ouo, there ta realty nine
to talk about. The Federal League, you
know, la getting mighty cold.
Joa Hornung, who was a hero In the
big leagues whsn most of us wsrs wear
ing abort pants, Is now ths proud owner
of a news stand and stationary store
on Washington Heights. Jos Is very
much Intareeted in the Federal League,
tout has his doubts about It being able
to get toy without a barrel of money.
Joe ill II hae In mind tha Brotherhood
Records May Be
Tcs host sailors to their mlle-a-mlnute
craft will hold their first race of the
aeaaon Saturday on tha North Shrews
bury, off Red Bank. The record ooM
snap haa frossn ths river from tour to
Ave Inches deep, and the Ice Is thick
enough tor boats of Hi ctoosss to go
skimming ovsr ths surfacs at terrific
spssd. Ownsrs are bually preparing for
the opening rase. Some of the more
rnthuslastlo sailors are having new
fangled oreatlona built to go after tha
best tlms ever mada In thla strenuous
Ths race Saturday will bo for boats
of the third claaa, better known aa the
"Commodore Contest" Robert Helte-
mever's champion Ice yacht Imp wlH
apread ita wlnga for the Initial race, as
wsll aa Trys, owned by Commodore
Oram, and Daniel Aaay's Oull and sev
era) other boats that will bo remodelled
The Jersey skippers are manifesting
great Interest In Frederick Smock's now
thlrd-eiaas yacht, now under construc
tion m Jersey City. This craft wfll
hive a hollow steel bowsprit aad a
reavod rope cookrpH. whloh wfll make
her the lightest boat on the river when
'aunehed. Work-Is toeing rushed on ths
nsw loo wonder snd shs will bs ready
for the championship race later In the
Many of the loo sailors have been out
v the flhrewobury for eevaral deye In
some of the lighter vessels, known as
ths mosquito fleet. The Ice haa been
reported as being to excellent condition.
and wish aoed wind records are
seated to be broken Saturday whan the
boats go scooting ovsr the ICS at Mind-
c aBarr e-.e i hi".
Ritchie Offered $15,000
For Go With Cross Feb.
New Yorker and His Manager in
San Francisco To-Day for
Conference With the Light
a.. rx. dii l
"V wwveve vuviic.
LEACH CROSS snd his manager.
Sam Wallach, are In flan iFranola
Hn tri'ln. In ,n.,trl. h..
tween Leach and Willie Ritchie for tha
llghta-eight ohomplonahlp title at Jim
Coltroth's open air arena at Daly City,
Just across the border line from 'Prison
on Washington's Birthday sftemoon.
Wallach will have a talk with Ritchie
to-day relative to the bout. If Ritohle
aareaa to box Crois, Jim Coffroth will
make him sn offer of fU.OOO for hie end.
Cross has also received a flattering
offer from Tom McCarey to fight Joe
Rivers at Vernon. Cel., on the same
day and Looh haa accepted it Lea oh.
however, would sooner fight chSfrajaan
Bombardier Wells, the champion Bng-
llsh heavyweight, managed to win a
flght over In London last night by
knocking out Ounner Rawlas In the
tenth roand of a twenty round boulJlhe Brown Oymnssium, a. A. abow on
at the National Sporting Club. Thla Is
the first flght that Wells haa won since
hs stopped Ounnsr Molr la London last
Jack Dillon of Indianapolis and
Oeorgo Chip of Pittsburgh, who claims
the middleweight championship, have
been matched to meet tor that title In
a tea-round bout at Indlanapolla on
May S. the night before tha 600-mile
automobile race In that city. The con
test will be fought In ths baseball park
and la expected to draw a record attend
ance. Jimmy Clabby. who has fought so suc
cessfully during ths toot year that he
la now regarded aa one of the topnotch
stars in the middleweight division. Is
ths favorite In the netting at odds Of 10
to 7 for his twenty round battle wtth
Sailor Petroekey af San Fraoetsoo at
Vernon, Cel., on Saturday night. If
Clabby wlna he will be matched to
Sport Queries Answered, )
To the Speraaf Editor:
At what weight did Frank Erne ngtrt
when he loet to Terry McOovern?
Woo Tsrry McOovern lightweight
champion after he beat Frank Erne?
Waa Battling Nelson ths legitimate
lightweight onamplon before he fought
Joe OanaT CA8TLDTON A. O.
L Brno was sssnpsllsd to soaks las
maaa aad than ban Man, a. Moi tt
waa a hanaleap matoh and not for toe
title, s. nelson waomt okaaiploa before
Ta He spurting Kdltor:
Is It a "scratch in a game or pool
If when playing your opponent aafe
your king bail and the object ball do
not go to ths cushion? to It neces
sary for the object ball to go to the
cushion? ARTHUR SHEA.
It seosads entirely oa the rales rem
ace spying aad sr. laying safe It to
accessory tna asanas onjeoi or owe isu
Wbsrs may I apply "r en auto rac
ing drlvsr's license? A. D.
Apply to the Contest Boare. Sissf
see Automobile AsaeetoAloe, Mo. eSf
Fifth aveaae, Mow Tor Otty.
To tb SporUas Editor:
Did Jim Coffey, ths Dublin Olont
aver right Arthur PsIkyT T. D.
Oostoy knocked relay eat to two
rsnmda toot January in Fhlladslpbla
re to aporuas Editor:
In sight-handed draw poker A. paas
ss, B. passes, C. passes, D. opsns, E
posses, F. passss, O. plays, H. psasss.
A. play a; H. deals. The dealer aaka
A. bow many oards and through an
error gives O. ons card, wblok A. aaka
for. D. stands pat, and ths dealer asks
a. how many esrds. O. says "I got
mine." aad A. aaya "It belongs to me."
O. refused to give it up, aa bo wee
drawing for a flush and filled and
didn't remember which card It waa.
A. waa satisfied to take another card
off ths deck. D. would not 1st him have
It claiming both bands wsrs
Kindly decide If D. was right
lew a tough tale, Mil, aad the
sstBSJon X see Is
sealer oat on tbi
goes aad hard for
Ton sen haggly Masse n
meet Oeorge Chip for the middleweight
Two boxing shows will be held
night. At ths Atlantic Oarden
Jim Flynn. the Pueblo fireman,
Jack Drlaroll nf Brooklyn,
"eights, will meet for ten rounds.
ths Olympic A. C. of Harlem six
ored fighter will clash In three ten-
round bouts. Toung Murphy vs. Pres
ton Drown. Terry Martin vs. Harry
Osrdlner snd Mark Spencer vs. Battling
Because the different boxing
promoter of Pittsburgh have hsd SSV-,
srsl squabbles over datee for aboe
to be held In that city Mayor Ar
haa notified them that he will not
rait aay more boxing entertainmeata to
be held there until the promoters ean
atralghisn out their trouble and
In perfect harmony.
Jack Brltton and Billy Olovar
been matched to meet next Monday
night at the National Sporting Clg
They met recently in Brooklyn.
after a red-hot bout opinion waa vUl
divided es to the winner Qlowe
about ths hardest proposition Br
has svar met, and clever Jack win i
everything when they meet again.
A match has toeen oMadhsd between,
Toung Otto, the east side ttfhtweignt
aad "Cy" Smith, ths game aad rash lag)
lightweight at Hobokenr They win
together In a ten-roung mam Bout at
on Saturday night Marty O'Brien end
Toung Sieger and Mike Malta and la
dle Lsnnon meet In tan-round bouts
Tom Kennedy, the heavyweight of k
wcet aids, hie chengefl BU esasg
re-enterlnc the ring. Tom was te
fought Al MoCloskoy at the Bp
Gymnasium A. A. Tuesday night
sa his friends advised blm not to
back Into tha ring, ha took their
arwi r- k , i mi un in, imiil. iuu tm m
pressnt ths manager of a ooupls of gs
Becauae Jimmy Johnston, manager of
Owen Moran. the English lightweight,
demanded too much for Moran to hen
Young MoOowan of Brooklyn at eke
opening Show of the Twytord A. C In
the Clermont Avenue Rink in Bi uohtyn
on next Monday night Manager Twy-
ford stgnsd up Johnny Duoo.es to
en of tarn, therefore hto Sang M i
A. was oaMtleg to another sard, as fee
nee no part la ths mistake,
sight meet again have a eon 1
T the SDOrtUuj Editor:
In four-handed auction pinochle A
makes club trump without a marriage
In that suit but boo a marriage hs
hearts. B says ha cannot make sflsjb
trump. A CONSTANT READER,
ho player who goto the Ma east
make aay suit tramp whether or not fee
kolas smeh salt tn head.
BIG FOOTBALL GAME AT
POLO GROUNDS NOV. 21.
SYRACUSE. Jan. U. Ths gyr
University football team will meet Dart
mouth for the first time in yearn, and)
tbe gams, It to said, well In all prob
ability bs prayed at the Polo Orouada,
in New York, on Nov. EL
Ths schedule. Is aa follows: t
Sept M, Hobart.at Syracuse.
Oc- i, Hamilton, at gyraeuaol . at
Princeton, at Princeton; tf.
at Syracuse; K Michigan, at
IL Corllals .Indiana, at Buffalo.
Nov. T, Rutgers, at Syracuse; M, Oat
gat, at Syracuse; tt. Dartmouth (glass
unsettled); M, Notre DOOM, at djieugjit
CHALLENGERS FOR POLO I
TROPHY DUE MAY M
Tbe English polo players who wfll
part la the international pate
for toe Was sokes tor Com at
Brook la Juno will arrive hero oa ktoy a.
come euros rrora apaia,
toko pert la the early
games. When they arsrra here i
go to ths piping Rook
0UIMET FUND OF $800 ,
TO SEND CHAMPION ABROAD
vr, ssaee., .an. js. 'nu sssnp-
f the Woodland Oaef Ctoh w
fund of MM to pay the esfsgant
note Ouimet to the stoggih end