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with a sponge between rounds. Fight
o'fficials won't allow her in the ring.
The woman manager is 25, blonde
and pretty. She had some experi
ence in the show business and met
several fight managers-and promo
ters. In conversation with Tom.
Jones, manager of Champion Jess
Willard, she mentioned that her
brother needed a manager.
"Why don't you manage him your
self?" Jones asked.
Miss Hoag took the,"tip.
The brother was in the engineer
ing corps of the United States army
and made quite a name for himself
as a boxer. When he left the army
he went into boxing professionally.
He has had quite a number of prelims
in and around New York and has
Miss Hoag says she does not think
boxing is brutal. She says she hopes
that some day folks of the United
States will treat boxing as it is treat
ed in Paris and that men and women
will attend in evemngr dress.
Miscellaneous Ball Scores.
St Thomas 5, Queen of Angels 3.
Wiederrechts 5, Murleys 4.
Gen. Custer 8, Standards 5.
White Giants 2, Whales 1.
Beaconsfield 7, EL Chicago 5.
Cicero 7, Dodgersv0.
Normals 9, Magnets 3.
Tigers 3, Romeos"2.
S. Chicago 4 Kramer .Colts 2.
Hermitage 24, Chevalier 0.
Washington "Park 81, N. Shore 0.
Wabash 7, North Ends 0.
Lexington A. C. 13, Englewood 3.
McDuffs 1, Chicago Americans 1.
Kenwood 2, Lincoln Park 1.
Palmer Park 3, Washington Pk 1.
Pullman 3, Bricklayers 1.
Frank Moran, who will likely be the
next heavyweight to meet Jess Wil
lard, is not a native of Pittsburg after
"I un hnrn at Lalff nnrl Alabama
avs., Cleveland, 0., March 18, 1887,"
says Mbran. 'i went to Pittsburg in I
1892 and have lived there most of
the time. I was in the navy foiir
"My parents are Irish. My father
was born in County Mayo and my
mother at Cashel, Tipperary."
APPLE DAY CELEBRATION WAS
"National Apple Day" was cele
brated last Tuesday at more than
1,000 points in the United States and
America. The Chicago apple trade
had a noon parade of 27 wagons with
banners and loaded with rosy, red ap
ples. After passing through the loop
section the fruit contributed by
S. Water st houses was distributed
to various schools, orphanages and
old peoples' homes. Over 15,000 red
ribbon badges with the slogan, "Eat
Apples," were worn by the trade,
bankers and department store work
ers. Several department stores and
large restaurants made special dis
plays. Chicago is headquarters for
the National Publicity committee and
Pw J. Coyne of Coyne Bros, is chair
man. Twenty cities competed for
the silver cup trophy for the best dis
play. , o o
A LOONY LIMERICK
An inventor invented a feather
By which he could govern the
They lock him up tight
In a cell ever ynight,
And in daytime he pulls at a tether.
- Charles B. DriscolL
German machine guns which have
been recently captured show a great
improvement on those that were used
at the beginning of the -war. They
can be carried by one man, ammuni
tion, spare parts and all, and they are
provided with an extra tube. It Is not
that the German gun is light, but it
is so contrived that it can be hoisted
onto a man's back,- certain parts be
ing padded and providing an easy