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CHANEY IS TOOLIGHT FOR
WEIGHT IS HANDICAP IN CHANEY'S
YOUNG LIFE TO KNOCK OFF TTTLF
' IN THE REALM OF FISTIC SPORT
Baltimore Knockerout, Weighing 126 Pounds
Can't Get Down to Feather Limit and Light- '
weights Are Too Big for Him
Dy LOUIS II. JAFFE
MR. -VVIL.L.1A.U HUAKKSI'UAllK, Willi,
thai customary finesse for which he
was noted, save to tlie world the Impor- I
ta.ice of a pound of flesh when he created
The. Merchant of Venice" to llvo nmeng
his immortal works.. Shyloek, as every
reaJer of the Hard Itnona. failed to wm the
necessary ounces in the legal trial that
brought Portia to the front and set the
style for women lawyers, which has had n '
great run since
Down In Baltimore there is another gen
tleman who realizes that a lot of diap.
polntment can -he contained in a pound of
fleeh Like Shylock, lie wants his, but he
finds that he can't get It. Wo refer tn that
bearcat among boxers, one ricorge Chaney. I
whoso thunderous southpaw fist, armed I
with the power of a belligerent mule, has I
been flooring 'em quite frequently these I
Charley's Worries J
Chaney. were ho not foqr pounds too
heavy might be able to pick up the I
featherweight title, when that Impresario
imong the lSQ-iioundcrs, the redoubtable
Jawn Kilbano, of Cleveland, prows and
waxes fatter In avoirdupois If leaner In the '
wa let Likewise, were Chaney to inr-k'i
'even pounds more about Ills supple bndv.
would make the lightweight limit, and.
vvlth the kirk that he packs, he would have,
a bin bid for Fred Welsh's laurels
When Shakespeare wrote Shyloek's woes ,
he didn't know Chaney, and It's a cinch
that George. Immersed In matters pugilistic
ts he Is doesn't know Shakespeare Hut
meeting on tho common ground of that
pound of flesh. William, of Avon, and
George of Baltimore, find something In
common Shylock made a tremendous kick
ever one pound of flesh, with a Shale.
ipearc to tell his troubles to the world, but
Chaney Is as silent as n clam over his, I
while he Is shy seven, or burdened wltli
four whichever way you look at It
The Baltimore knockerout, who suffered a
taste of his own medicine last Labor Day t
wnen ne auempieu 10 annex the feather
weight crown from Kllbane, made no alibi.
"The greatest boxer in the world licked me."
was George's lament. He bald nothing
bnut being weakened by making 122
pounds but thti was evident. Chaney was
beaten before hp entered the ring at Cedar
Point he could hardly stand on his feet,
according to a man who was In tho Tlnltl
morean i i.imp throughout his preparations
for the li:"t e
Saturd.iy n.ght at the National Club while
Chanc and an otto Yacknow, of Cleveland,
vvere haung the mittens placed on their
taped fls.ts preparatory to what wa.i sup.
posed to he a six-round bout, our friend to
th.' light suggested that a Uenny Leonnrd
Chaney set-to probably would be a great
bout and c great attraction now that both
men of knockout powers had knocl.ed off
almost all our Philadelphia fighters
Comment on the suggestion nf a Leon
ard Chaney contc-t had hardly died, shortly
after the start of the bout between the
Baltimore southpaw and Yacknow, when
the fiacas, or rather farce, came to a cli
max A straight right, Chaney Jabbed
ttlHIv and Mr Yacknow went to his knees
Then a short left toppled the Cleveland
entry again, this time-for nine seconds and
when Yacknow went down for the third
time Ueferee McQulgan didn't even start
counting He waed Chaney to his rorner.
a one-round knockout Ictor. This was
George's third K. O. In nlmost a week,
having stonped Terry McUovern hero the
Saturday night before and playing nurse
to Pal Moore In Ualtimore two nights later.
Chancy Too Light
When Hen Wetzer. Chaney's manager,
atepped down from the ring behind his charge
the suggestion of n 1-eonnrd-Chaney bout
as made to him. Hletzrr smiled "It's a
rhame George can't take on half a dozen
more pound".' was his answer, "or maybe
its lucky for Leonard that Chaney can't.
The trouble with (Jeorgle Is that ho is an
In-betweener : he's too heavy for the
feathei weights and the lightweights are too
heavy for him. Yes. I would be glad to
pair Chaney with Leonard, but the differ
ence In weight would make my hand shaky
In .signing a contract "
So the stuff about a bout between Leon
ard and Chaney. two of the greatest knocU
acouts before the public s all off
Boxers ho enler the r ng and vlituollv
ft VTjjfc , ?"
Ciarl&s (Cjicc) Evans Jr.
WU HAVH all heard It satd that the suc
cessful shot is made, not by the club
tut by tho man behind it This statement
n' a large measure of truth, for the
really good player with a poor club usually
can achieve better
shots than a poor
player with a good
club, but when tho
players are equally
matched good for
tune will bo found
on the side of the
good player with tho
good clubs The
groat artist must
linvo a proper me
dium of expression,
and ho is helpless bo
fore poor paints,
poor pianos, and
poor violins. So it Is
In golf that the
proper selection of
clubs Is very ncces-
mrv to one's game.
What we really need
to fight against, hovv-
tv,n wn can nurchaso
ver. la the belief
however in h uiinf tiii w can nurchase
WH at a sporting goods house instead
I earning It for ourselves on tho links.
5 The beginner must be cautioned against
k too many clubs. I recall it, was the am-
bltl of mv earlv coif days to posbess
complete Bet, nnd all that I owned nt
the time was a deck. I believed then that
the most reasonable act of any man who
eould possibly raise tho money would be
the purchuse of a large set of clubs suited
t w every sort of a polf shot that mlgbt
fi confront one. By the time I could have
, forded such a set I knew better.
Too Many Clubs Perplexing
. It Is a great 'mistake to begin with too
-many clubs, for every additional one is a
i ., funon J"01"- sk"1' a source of perplexity
f Until mflBtArn n.l nnntliAH Ktlfrloll fftT
and another burden for
a --- uaici vWf
n tuur caodle.
We see a creat nlavei- In a bn match ex
ecuting rnnn,-lnl,lA ahnli will, n rrtatn
f,club, and the first Impulse Is to purchase
na try it out for ourselves, mercDy
ng ourselves In for hours of labor with
& '"J" lt Is to Jearn the fundamental shots
tiii gradually Introduce new ciuds na
tit an1 occasion justify, bearing In mind
"10 fact thnl n Klc- hnp la nltvnVR n. tnls
I Uke. "v " "" """
' iji R00d Bet tor a beginner Is a driver,
i airon, mashle and putter. It U even
-noie mat a beginner can get on wiinoui
5fjvr. mlng; a brassle 'Instead. In se.
cittBs consult your .prorensiomu una
Will Ritchie Man Follow
Instead of Lead in Army
iiUlr".R"l,lfi rrmrr lUlitweUM churn
ti..V . 'J "" fallpl to pass nn rtninlrm
:. St s".n ranrlvo for u roinmlsln n
an ipnierr lniic lip vvui. unable to unrr
rurreftlr i.me matlirinatlrnl questions.
Tim prnlilrm on tihlrli Mlllc stubbed his
...V".", "'e Miiiurc root ot l:i.
Kltehlr iiillnl attention to (lie fart that
lie wn. "Ii.h.th coail ill "teulliiE" when lie
was In tlii rime, nnil he tlilnki lip inulil ilo
some rnVrllve IrnillnR on the battlefield,
i-'. i"." """ tn imN, lir my lm to fnl
Inn Instead of lend.
fight their "heads off" should not be passed
up by nntchmal.ers. and Joe Augati- nnd
Hilly ltolfe are a pair that should not be
left to Idle nn tlie side lines They pir up
one of the most senatlonnl bouts nf the
waning season at tho National. Itolfe h
gre-it showing should be taken into con
sideration, more su as ho was an eleventh
hour performer, substituting for .loe Mc
Carron The early part of the first round
looked like the finish of Unite and tills nj
teversed near the clnp of the period Tien
until the finish It was (. bleat that eith. t
would go to sleep but hpj stood through
the eighteen minutes, and not 11 second was
fclow They punched raili other around the
ring to titer heart s. content, and that of
the tpectators It wouldn't be fair to give
Herman Would Ilox Williams
Jerome Gargano usuallv carries a lot of
loose .change around with him when be
leaves New Orleans with Petey Herman,
the bantam champion, and Kid Williams.
dethroned champion, can gamble for a
mcro $1000 or more on the chances nf
regaining his title Gargano sa.s Herman
'8 reauy to box: Williams hIx, ton. fifteen
iwcmy or any ntimner o i omuls All
Williams has to do to get n match Is to
come In at 118 pounds, at which weight
the New Orleans youngster annexed the
championship. Herman. Gargano pays, is
out to give every one a crack at his laurels,
Just to long as they can scale IIS
Tonight Herman makes his third ap
peaiance in a Philadelphia ring, ami it will
be his first as the prr.ud possessor of the
bantam crown. Gusslp Lewis, of local fame,
will pit his skill against the champion, nnd
the Olympla ring wfll be the scene of the
battle. This will be Gus'st crash Into a
major mix, and "Pop" Hesterman. the
youngster's father, trainer and adviser. Is
confident "dot mine (iussle v 1 11 Jeb-lm op '
.loo tlurniau. a newcomer from Chicago
who has been raising a turmoil In tho
New York bantam division, Is to debut In
the semi Ills opponent will be Frankle
Clarke Clarke has been boxing well la
tently Sammy Diamond and Young Mc
Govern, of Alleiitown. aie paired, Joe Dil
lon, a miniature cyclone from New York,
takes on Battling Murphy, and Phil Hyan
tackles Jimmy Duffy
SCRAPS ABOUT SCRAPPERS
Willie l.nkdon UnorkM out Ha KUf-r In
tu rounds in ItrookUn Saturday nlslit. rnaklns
.i fine rt-Mart tn tho iln-r fnllowinp n Ions
s!pf;p of UlnpHM )Iov.prr Willie hurt his hanrt
tuirl his bout with Tommy Tuohe In New Vork
tonight ftRain in on
onnc I.nw rente aprnnsr a surprint when he
won from t'hltk M.r The former'n exhlbl
tlonn hntj Iin entertaining; and his clownish
.intUs ar1 making him popular
Totmrn .JittnlMHi h.id i soft thins ngalnfct
Kddi' Wattoml but thrre was nn doubt about
the former beliis the winner Wagond plowed ut
In two round and this gae JamUon a thane
to b ree 1 th rou s,r h
IHIt, lllnen's knmkout ner Jimmy Tlerney
was qf the tfthnlcal arift Mines had the
little redhead 1n bad sbapp In the tlrat round
from rlsht-hand punrhes on th Jaw, and hui
Tlernr was flooreil th i ontrst was stopped
Jink Mfmerii, a N'ew York bantam, will be
Hobln MlChuh's opponent In the wlndup at the
IIroaduu Thursdiy nlehl A battle roal ts thr
feature of the thou
Happj DiuIh ban Ihhi boxtim In fine form
sinte he haimed his r.om de plume The Smll
ng One now uvu the handle of Willie Thomp
son. He beat Stanley Willfa the Ijhi time out
On the twentwilnth Ihup will box l'n ikh
tioodman In Itradlnii
Mile NeNon is t w.IrIi In at 121 pound
for his bout with Jack Hrntton nxt Mond
night N'elcon N dow n to S ii pound after a
few das tr itninp . will . ox in th burn in
i Ijn ft I ' i i l 'ii
service for .Smith is no sign that it will
serve- you well Try out ilubs fairly and
then stick to them A great fault of many
players Is changing Iron clubs ton often r
believe, however. In changing wooden clubs
and the shaftN of Iron clubs frequently, for
wood loses its life after n time.
Old Clubs Are the Rest Ones
1 spent four years acquiring my set of
Iron clubs, and we have been faithful to
each other No matter how good a new
club may be. It can never give its best
servlro until you are well acquainted with
It Learn tho proper use of your driver,
your mashle. your Iron, and If posslblo your
putter; then branch out into Jigger, spoon,
My own cet at the present tlmo Consists
of driver, brassle, spoon, cleek, mldiron,
jigger, mashlf, niblick, stopum and several
Mr i:uni tofI he pteaicd to answer
uiirotfoni row our readers on golf.
Stamped addressed envelope miwr lie fit
closed to insure, reply
PRINTERS' BALL SERIES
HOSTON. May St. The tenth annual
tournament of the Union Printers' National
Baseball League, scheduled tor August 18
to 25 at St Paul, Mich , has been canceled.
Joseph J. Dallas, local secretary, said the
cancellation was actuated by a desire to
encourage the members to devote their
time and energy to war duties.
The cities represented In the league are
Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, New
York, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Chicago, De
trolt. Cleveland. Washington and Boston.
O'ELLERN NEW CAPTAIN
OF CENTRAL JIIGH CREW
Itlchard (Ti:ilern was elected captain of
the Central 'gh School crew for 1918 at
a meeting In the form of a banquet at the
Adephl Saturday evening The new captain
Is a Junior, Is playing his second year on
the team and Is n popular student. He la
No. 4 this year.
Interesting features of the occas on were
the presentation of a ring to retiring Cap,
tain Bradburg and a pipe to Chalnnan of
the Athletic Committee Supplee,
Darcy's Condition Serious
MKMPMIB. Tnn , itv SI law Parcy,
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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, MAY 21, '1D17
LEONARD, AND BOUT BETWEEN KNOCKERS-OUT IS NOT PROBABLl
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The Knywoixl Cntholic Club baseball team opened its sui.son two weeks aj;o, dcfcutiiiR Germantown Triivclcra.
Left to riRht (standinK) J. Brcnnen, 3b; T. Duffy, rf; .1. Shields, manager: the Rev. Father Edwatd llollahan,
I). Gucrcn, rf; L. Brennen, p; (middle row) "Duckcy'' DouRherty, ; V. Brcnnen, ss; .1. FitZRibbons, If; B.
Wilson, cf; C. Gross, lb; (bottom row) J, MilliRan, lib; J. DoiiRhcity, c. Manapcr Shields is anxious to
briiiR the championship of South Philadelphia to the Haywood Tlub.
TEAM LIMIT TO 18
Expenses in Baseball Must
Be Reduced, Says Com
MEETING ON WEDNESDAY
CINCINNATI, May LM.
Wednesday's national commission meet
ing nt Chicago may icsult In the plnjrr
limit of the cluha In the major leagues being
reduced to eighteen men to a vlub '
This was Indicated today bv (larr llerr
mami. chnirmau of the commission
"Some action must be taken to cut down
tlie eNpenso of operating major lenguo
clubs." said Herrmann "I do not think
It Is up to either league to Mart rctteiicli
lug. Tho action must be taken In unison
"Tor that leason 1 believe the tlrst step
should be taken b the commission. I
think we will take this step Wednesday.
"hverj major league ball club Is carry
ing considerable dead timber, players who
rarely get a chance to break Into the line,
up. Whv not put these fellows back in the
minors, where thev can improve themselves
by pl.ivlng tegulaily and at the same time
Increase the standard of baseball in thoce
"Baseball's extravagances in the last few
years has been astounding It must stop
if the game is to live I think we can cut
out the wild spending without reducing the
class of baseball "
FISCHER NOW LEADING
BATTER IN NATIONAL
Wambsganss and George Sisler
in Tie for First Position in
William C Fischer the same "Hill" that
Mimked two home runs Into Broad meet
, tlie third game of the Pittsburgh series
Is today the leading b.itsmlth In the Na
tional League Yes, sir. Hill Is clouting
the old pill after the fashion the fire fought
through Woodside Bill didn't make a hit
vestetd.iy. but then the Pirates, like all the
National' teams, aro playing In the Kast.
where Sunday games are tabooed in big
T.-,ur.i,er' average Is MX lildle Itoush,
of the Mathewsons, who open hero
nr.i. ,.,,! ... nfter the Phils get four
victories under their belt, Is clouting for
388 and that gives him second position.
Third man Is Bums, of the lilants, who has
a card of 3G4 .
'chap named Wambsganss, who Ban
crofts for the Indians, Is tied with Ueorge
Sisler In tho Johnson division
Here is how the three leaders stand.
i. A. II. It. II. Av.
SI lift HJ ' .3"W
31 Vii l3 n :i-t
3 111) IK 311 .:i:7
(1 A. II. II. II Av.
23 ') 7 S7 .301
'.Ml 117 II -' .3KH
l ISI 111 33 Jl
MKlrr. M. Loiil... .
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TENNIS DATES ANNOUNCED
BY WESTERN CONFERENCE
CHICAGO May 21 The Western Con
ference annual tennis tournament will be
held on tho courts ot the University of Chi
cago on May 24, 25 and 28.
COLLEGE ATHLETICS SAFE
Major Pickering, Penn Graduate Man
ager, Thinks They Will Continue
An optimistic view of the college athletic
situation is taken by Major M. . I. Pickering,
graduate manager c'f the Pennsylvania
Athlotlo Association. That American col
leges will resume athletic activities gen
erally In tho falLls his prediction.
In discussing flio subject. Major Pickering
. "I can tee no reason why the colleges
should not have sports If wo uo not we
will be forced to ndmlt that athletics are
specialized. There will be as many under
graduates In college next season as ever
before", despite the war, nnd these men need
some outlet for their excess spirits. What
better form of exercise Is there than sport
end competition to keep alive the Interest
,n athletics! .
"Athletes In almost every college have
been the first of all the undergraduates to
answ'er the call to the colors, proving that
athletic training Is the finest sort of physical
and mental employment for the young
I cannot predict wnai mo war Biiuanun
i ba In the fan. but I think you will e
ioptbMt between" h blr eolleg team, if.
iter la 1y Ifeterclaas football, that will
THRASHER LET OUT BY
Bean Mali Stroke and Failure to Hit
Left-llnnders Assigned as
Manager Connie Mack has sturtul the
process of reconstruct Im of his fast-fndlng
Athletics by returning Outfielder Thrasher
to the Atlanta club, of thp Southern League
Thrasher stood terond In the hitting aver
ages of the organization last season, rank
lug next to Jacob')!), now with the St Louis
Browns, and great things were expected of
him this year Manager .Mack secured him
onlv after heavy ccnipetitlve bidding, and
It Is understood the deal Involved In cash
and players something like $15,000
Thrasher's fnllure to make good has been
attributed In part to his recsl'lng a terrific
lolt In the head early In the season at the
hands of pitcher Carl Mays, of tlie Ited Sox,
since which time he has appeared gunshy
Another cause nf bis downfall Is stated to
be it priitiounced weakness against left
handed pitchers, of which the American
league Is so well supplied
A new crop of youngsters Is r ported on
tho way to aid in the piocess of bolstering
up tlie Muckmen. among these being Col
legians Connie Murphy, old Dartmouth star
and for the last two seacms with the Twin
state League, and Itodgers. of the Cnlve'slty
of 'est Vliglnla The former is a catcher
and the latter a shortstop No announce
ment has been made as to who will suc
ceed Thrasher immediately
AMATEUK BASEBALL NOTES
Ji'nlsh 1'oater Home. H st rone fnurtrrn-sl-lepn-year-ohl
team, has open dates ilurltiK
Jun .lulv and August for tam plalnic SunUiy
and weekdav ball A V. limner Ton I'liurth
lane, llrrmantoun Philadelphia
Mens Krienillv Union b.-lKchall iluh, having
Inst Its icround". Is compelled to travel Anv
nemiprofenalonal dam denlrtiitf a Kno.1 nttraitloii
ahoulil write tn John (lourley lll'ID South
Tane Mreet The management would like to
hear from such teams an stetson Straw bridge
& Otothler. Potter and Camden A c
WViraroe Ited Men would like to hear from
nil tlrcl-rlans home teams In or outntde of
Pennsylvania James Hanralt, 200S Kast ''ani
All'nlenv II C would Ilka In nrranne same
with all flrst-olaas teams havlni Rrounila nnd
irivlnir a fair nuarantee i; Howard. Pair) Hast
I'olumhla Juniors haa open dites during June
July. Aunu't. for any fifteen reve nleen-vear-old
tennis I, llluementlial, .Sixth street and fllrarU
Pilgrim A C haa orsanlced for tlm 'ion
and would like tn hear from fifteen. aevenleen-year-old
teams. T do Younc 4-7 Miller street
Cesn 11 V has June open for traveling teams
i ilahrlel, 14 Xorlh Plfih street.
Pearie A A h.ia Memorial Pay a m. and
P m . open for r.ny flrat-i lass home club H
Stevenson. L'3I Kast Ontario street.
St Anlhonv's Altar Iloj-s' I'lub drslres snmes
with all twe! e-thlrteen-ear-old teams In snutli
est Phllad phla. l.eo Millloln. 113H South
Korty-alith Jt -eat.
North Philadelphia (lras Is without a nanio
for May ail, a m and p in Anv home team
wishing th.it date addre-a J'lank Parnll. 5414
Lena street, Ueruiantown
Tomorrow's Woodbine Kntries
Klrst raee. thrie -eir-olds nnd up (I furlongs
Cordon, III). Maxim's rholi 111) Ptrpelunl
till lupton 117 Ixiulse hione. US. Innli
Patterson. 114. l.ndy ljmdon 114, Hhrapnel
HI), .Miss (iiiNle. loll Ila-hurst 1U7. I)r Nel
son till. HrlRht Sand. till. Hon Otis. ll'J Also
ellelble Armlne. MS. Plnudlto 117. Prlnre
Phlllsthorpe, 111. I'annonado. 111). Hlnslo 111
W'at. 11)1 Astrologer. Ill), Uarhelor'a Mend
III. Inquleta. 11'-'
Hefond race, two-year-oldj I'a furlongs
llattie Croxton. tin. Uoblet, 112, flweet Alys
lum. 100. Attorney Mulr, I1-. lied Admiral, toil,
Jim Herferlnsr. IIS. Kuklui lui). Laudato. t'Li
llaseon. Hi'. Lady Moore. J Oil
Third raie, three-yea r-olda foaled In Canadi
IS mllea Tarahera. 122. 'Sturdee 127. t;.il
ley Head. 127. Captain U . 154 Womlrufl I'Sen-1,-ram
Pourth rare, three-year-olds and up mile
Crlmiwr. lis. Arrlet 1U3, Merman, lis, Christie
lti.V .1 C Utone. 108.
Plfth race four-year-olds and up lllnK
handlrap steeplechase, about 2 miles Shannon
Hlver 1,10. New Haven. 1.12. Early Light I4S,
Ithomb, I.W, Charles P Uralnser 13.1, Welsh
man. 14W Cynosure 137
SUth rare three-year-olds fl furlonas
nhymer, 113. Kathrjn dray.1 105, Comarho lln
Kl Hay 110, Sweeter Than Sugar. 110, Queen
of the Sea I0S, Swift Pox. 10
Seventh race, ttvree-year-olds and up 1 l-li!
miles Marchroufl 1HI. H"'"0"1 l"1 s?m
Sllrk IIS. Hampton Dame 101. Perseus 1)7.
Pepper Sauce, ion
Apprentice atlowaner ilalmid
Weather clear: track fast
Tomorrow's Louisville Entries
Plrat rate, claiming. 17(10 fllllvs and mares
three-year-olda and up il furlongs Jocular
B0; Immense. 03, Arrow 95 Fashion Olrl. 93,
Mother Marhree. Hi. May V . OH. Mark Heautv
102. Sister Kusle 10.1, Itunnlnn Queen 107.
Thlatle Queen 107, Miss Minn HID. Hlllows.
Neronil rare puree ,,.,, i,a,--ii, .....o , m
Third race, claiming 1700. three-year-olds,
mils Jen! C 9 May Hlar. Ml. Hen Hamp
EenOll Walter N l'earc. 1011. FUht Fair.
Ill" County Court. 10(1. Daddy Holbert 109
Fourth racel handicap. IIikmI. three-ycar-oldi
And on M furlongs ima jtmii. lira, w ow
T , 4WtU lil"
neV. 100. Hodge, lit, Vosue 111
122: Hank O'Day, is.'
"ieifth race purse J1000 Ihree-year-olds. mile
nd 70 y"di Diamond 101, Opportunity. 107.
Ki of Liiwell. 10R. Ilerlln. 113. Cudgel.
4V.. .. ...... tenn tuln.venr.nld Allies.
4U furlongs rellr tatlon lira
,. : - : p.i .ii.tmn . i,,i itri.n,.
Mixin race. jun -"". .;-" --v --.-.':-.. .-
10H. Plevna, inn
Crystal Day. loo, Jlei
!!. 1?S?i"r'..iiu' uin,ln. 1800. four-year-olda
.nd im T 1-Te miles Oood Counsel, 102s Mar
and up I Ji '"""TT.,. ,nn -Ki-culor 103.
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I Wlr di
aS4Sr. u8l .?&, iWi ffirt, UwlK.
Apprenltee llwnee cuimtvu.
grldlmri two-year-olds. 4V4 furlongs Hrownie
McDafwell 10T II. 11. Johnson. 112. Free Cut
ter 112? tt'Maliey.' 112 No Lawn. il2 llrown
Kails f 112. Kashmir, 112. Pharley Nolle It.
liirstle'i Cub 113, Recount 112 Quartette, 112.
CUBS AND CARDS
Play of Western Clubs
Creates New Interest,
Says President Tener
i:V YOIIK, May 21 The lejuvenatlon
nf. western teams In the National League
will do more tn boost baseball to greater
glory than anything In years, in the opinion
of lioyemor Tcner, president of tlie circuit
Pointing out tlie dash and spirit of the
Chicago and St Louis clubs in the few
weeks tlie season has been sifting along,
Tener declared it not only was a pleasant
surprise, but one that will create lenewed
Intel est In thee clubs ThN means nn
nnuncid patronage in eveiy one of the, eight
cities, with a tremendous Increase In Chi
cago nnd St Louis
It has been so long since the Cubs and
Cardinals gave protn'se of doing anything
.uore than going through the motions of a
baseball season that tlie fans have tried to
forget them Tlie sudden rise of the teams
has turned tin feeMnir around
Commenting on the Cuos, Tener said-
"Joe Tinker had fifty players from vyhlch
to build a baseball team He didn't do it. IC
mu't be a great satisfaction to Kred Mitch
ell tn know that be lias been able to fight
his way through with n team of left-overs"
READY TO PLAY SERIES
Should American Association
Cancel Games, Schedule Will
Be Extended 42 Contests
HI l-TAI.O Y , Vav 21 Derision as to
whether there shall he un Interliasue baseball
aeilew between the International Lenguo and
the Amcrltan Association was left to the latter
nrsani7atlon at a meeting of International
Leanut rluh ownirs and manage s,aterda
President 11 O Harrow of the International
League said af ti r the meeting that his or
ganltatlnn stood riady to carry out Its agree
mint. Mil that It would not contest the de.lslon
If the American Association voted to call off the
Harller In the day President Hlikrv had sent
word that un American Assoilatlon meet jib
would be called In Chle.igo tud.i) tu deride th.
Intirliague aeries question
In th event thnt the series Is not Played
Mr. Harrow s.ild the International League will
dd fnrlJ-lwn games to Its schedule providing
a total of 1M games and carrying the season to
HICKEY SAYS MAGNATES
WILL CALL OFF SERIES
OlIOAdO, May 21 club owners of the
American Association gathered here today
for a conference to decide whether tho
Interlengiio series with the international
will be played or abandoned
The conference follows the action of the
International League owners In nultalo
vestcrdav on deciding to leave the series i.p
to the Association President Hlckey. of
the Association, said ho expected the A A.
magnates to declare the Interleagun series
ART HOFMAN BACK IN
MAJORS WITH INDIANS
(LLVKLANT). May 21 -The Cleveland
American Baaeball Club has announced that
Artie llofman, former Chicago National
League player and moro recently with the
Fedi fal league, han been ulgned as utility
man He joined the club today
suits $ m
TO ORDER ""T"
Rrdnred from $80, W5 end ttt
PETER MORAN & CO. UT?,r.!onV
UTII SIABKET. ENTnANCE OK !!!
I. K. COIl. STU AND AIlCH BTi.
nl,m' A A llroad and Ltalnbrldge
Ulympia . . nurrv iciw,.rd. .Mlr.
TO-MOHT AT ;30 NIIAKI'
I'hlt nan vs. Jimmy Duffy
Joe Dillon ts, Itattllng Murray
Young Mrlluiern vs. Kaininy Diamond
Joe Herman : frankle Clark
Pete Herman vs. Gussie Lewis
Aim. tie. Hal, lies. 80c i. lie. Areno Un. l.
BROADWAY A. C. Thurs. Night
8 AIX-STAB U0XINO IIOUTK AND
BIG BATTLE ROYAL
DEVON HORSE SHOW
. NATfONAf. ULXCiVK TAKK
i PHILLIES v. CHICAGO
Iu twata oil aww m uum- nws)it
MISS MILDRED CAVERLY ASSUMES ,
LEAD IN WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP '
GOLF TOURNEY WITH CARD OP 9fc
Mrs. Ronald Barlow Second With 95 Despitr
Beautiful Weather Conditions No Other Scores .
Below the Century Mark "
IIAVnilKOP.D, Pa., May 21.
S soared to high altitudes today
he qualifying round of the women's
MHlUldiial golf ihamplonshlp of Philadel
phia that is being staged nt the east course
,'f the Merlon Cricket grounds, the baltle
tleut nf the amateur championship of the
nlted States last year Miss Mildred
i'averl present tltleholder and defender
of the crown, took the lead for tho medal
carli In the itn with R card of PS Mrs
Honald Harlow- acquired several sixes two
sevens nnd a brace of eights and recorded
HR for the circuit
The i-rntur mark was n dillleult thing In
patti r judging from the cards of the early
t,ntfri. tinlv Miss Cnerly, mednllst ap
parent and Mrs. Harlow- have been nbln
i 'intluc their semes in two figures. Mrs
i. Hcnrv Stetson, who Imlds down the sec -nd
posltlou on Huntingdon Valley team.
us, ii up rii-MMi strokes on the dillleult tlfth
hide and reached the halfway mark with
i strokes on her card Coining home she
I ppi'd a half do7cn from her out Journey
mil was good fur third place with an ecn
Beautiful Weather Continue
I'll.- weather ould not be blamed for the
aeroplane scores, ns the day In summer
like nnd only a light breeio made Its ap
in at .nice Lust year the course was so
thoroughly trapped that none, of the aspir
ing national champions who played In tho
big event In September lintl grounds for
i.illing the Cast courso an easy test. Tho
same Maps that spoiled many a vvclt-ln-tended
shot Inst fall were waiting nnd ready
for mlsplnys by the feminine contestants.
-Mrs Itonuld I
Mrs Fox -
nut . . It
. t 7 n l n 7 5 ft 4 !
a 5 ft 3 fi 5 n 4 7 4ti ar.
4SR7A4II 3 M
fl 4 7 .' II 4 3 0 17 OH
Miss Mildred Caverly Phlla Crlrliet III
vtrs It II Harlow. Merlon. M
Vlrs I'ulel, I' .o Huntingdon Vl Till
Miss Kl'atinr I handler. Huntingdon
v iii.- r,.1
Mrs li 11 M. Isoii Huntingdon Val .11
Miss lllhel Campbell. I'nlln. I'rlcket IS
Miss rloronrn MrNeel Merlon M
Mrs U Munnon Merlon "'
Miss II U Hood. I'hlla rrhket r,a
Miss K i' Karnshaw- Itlverton .Mi
Vlrs A K lilllsteln Mala r,n
Mrs Milton llerold Phllmont r,4
Mra VV j I'e.k Merlon no
Miss M.iv Hell Phlla I'rlrkel . Ml
Miss IMIili l.nrzeleie. Old York ltoad .Vi
Mrs VV H llllles Wilmington. Del. 38
Mrs Win ,uver Huntingdon Val M
Vlrs W l llnskell. Wilmington (II
Mrs K Murph Aronlmlnk o
Mra Wuller 1' .lannev Merlon 07
Miss .vtarv llrlrflth I.ansdnwne HJ
Mrs llurton Price Phlla Country ml
Miss Maud Hoffman Whltemarsh nil
Mrs W V. Hamilton. Pala . . . "17
Mrs Harlan Hiott Wilmington ,1
Ill T I
4 i 10.1
rtl l in
Mrs John It Maxwell. Merlon
Some Dinner Match
"(let your club members out nnd stage a
dinner match If you want harmony, goc-d
fellowship and the minimum of friction,"
Dingles and Bungles
More Truth Than Poetry
"7de liloh prirrd alnr." the mntniote taid,
It telitom icorli Die rfouoh.
To pron he ts liner rosla,
Jen lliousnuil leans or so.
I re plnird thr sucker tunny flmra.
" bucks ouoM to fcnoie.
' fJit'e tie n rookie from the atic-a
ll'io tries to emulate
"Thr lrno-arrs ad the Lttloies.
-.And olners lust as oreat.
"The one u-Jioae carate eoits about
t dollar Mlnetyeloht."
In Hie spotlight toJas J.v Could. The dimin
utive Cleveland clunker held the A's tn one hit
In the lirst game of a two-ply bill. Cleveland
won both games.
Jack narry mav he nut of the game for a
time. In a head-on collision with Swede Rl
berg he Injured his knee .
nernl Poland pitched and batted the Yankees
out of first place In the American League
Carl Mays tossed a bean ball at the White
Sox and tnded their string of eight straight
Hob Groom made Clarke Griffith wish he was
still wearing a Washington uniform.
Hank Severeld and Eddie Foster were up four
times each nnd registered three safe swats
In order to prove that they can lose to any
hodv. the Pirates lost an exhibition game to
Tv ( "lib s arm Is gone He threw only on
man out at the. plate yesterday
with to express to the public, and
the trade their sincere appreciation
of the demand which has kept the
supply of this new size of the
famous Henrietta practically ex
h&uited ever since it was first put
on the market.
Rather than to rush production
at the sacrifice of quality, they have
preferred to be somewhat behind
However, by increased manufac
turing facilities, it is hoped that, all
orders .can be token core of
promptly in the future.
said Oeorgc W Statrell. president of Aronl
mlnk. ns ho watched foursome after four
some bole out on the home green of the
Drexel Hill ccurse and rush over to tho
board to learn the standing of their team
The dinner match Is no new event on th
program of many of the local clubs, but
the event held nt Aronlnilnk on Saturday
was the biggest one of Its kind In the &'
trlct More than 150 players drove off th
Initial tee. nnd the result of the bulky
match was decided by a close margin. Th
matches were frur-ball affairs and the club
handicaps were figured Kvery contestant
furnished a prlie. consequently the winning
side received trophies from tho captain to
the last player
Tho chairman of the match commutes
sent out reply postcards to the member
and an acceptance became, a houe charge.
If the member's team went down to defeat.
The big feature of the event, from the view
point of the handicap committee, was th
fact that It furnished a quick and etuy
way to get a line on the contestant's abll.
Ity as all cards were turned In to the team
Players Heady for Intercluli
Today Ii the opener of a big week In the
local golf season The women's champion
ship has n firm hold on the feminine con
testants nnd on Wednesday the qualifying
round of the Interclub team champtomhlp
will bring out the crack players among the
men The Huntingdon Valley course la
thronged with players tuning up for the
thlrty-slx-holo test Thero will be no prlies
to shoot for this yoar and the entrance
fee will go to the golf fund for the war
sufferers. Tho best players of tho big clubs
and many stars of the smaller courses are
taking ndvantago of the open course to get
In trim for the medal round
Low enough in
front to be com
enough in back
to be correct in
style. "Rip wood"
is the collar for
EARL Sr WILSON
' Beit Style i'sjrStZe &
& Bros., Inc.
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cerv V V(i? UP I'1 Interest." ,
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