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Orleans, Nov. 29, to defend his ban
Joe Tinker, manager of the Whales,
has opened negotiations with Beau
mont and Dallas teams of the Texas
league, with a view to purchasing
the franchises. Jos has also offered
to buy any individual players. If
peace is not declared this may be the
opening wedge to line the Texas cir
cuit up with the Federal league.
Two teams will remain in the Conference-football
race after today's
games. Of Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Chicago and Illinois, two will be elim
inated, except in the case of tie
games, and these do not appear
Chicago is already being counted
out. The Maroons have not played
much football thus far in the season
and Ctagg certainly can't hope for
any improvement in the games with
"Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.
Four games remain on the Midway
schedule and one, with Haskell Inl
dians, is the only probable victory in
Wisconsin should win handily to
day, smashing the Maroon defense
and stopping the team dead on de
fense. Minnesota and Illinois furnish a
real argument Pogue win not start
for the state eleven because of an in
jury and this loss is balanced by the
disbarment of Solon for profession
alism. Klein has been carefully pre
pared to take Pogue's place.
When Miss Lauretta Hoag of New
York became manager of a fighter
it was conceded she just about set a
record in the matter of new occu
pation for women.
Now comes Miss Hazel Bark of
Cleveland, 0., into the field and she
seems to have Miss Hoag tied. Miss
Bark is manager of bowling alleys.
Miss Bark had decided on a mu
sical career, studied long and hard
and became an accomplished pianist.
Her brother owned bowling alleys.
He arranged to start new alleys in
another part of the city and was con
fronted with the proposition of find
ing some one to properly care for the
alleys he already had.
His sister came to the front. She
argued that a woman should be able
to manage alleys as well as a man.
She deserted music for bowling and
has done so well her brother would
not think of making a change.
Miss Bark also has become a
bowler and is enthusiastic about the
The woman manager has organ
ized a league for teams composed of
women bowlers and is mapping out
a fine winter of sport for wives and
others of her neighborhood.
Ceo. H. Sutton of Milwaukee has
no hands, but there are only eight
billiardists, professionals included, in
the country who can hold him even,
and by his marvelous work with the
cue he is able to earn a good living
for himself, wife and children.
"A dog would die without his fore
feet and an elephant without his
trunk wouldn't be in it with a mouse,
Lbut a man has brains and really does
not need nis Hands, says tne nand
less wonder. ,
He says he doesn't miss his hands
because he can do anything the other
fellows can do, except play the piano
and he always did prefer the Jew's
Sutton take his condition good na
turedly. When asked how it all hap
pened he says: "Oh, times were dull
and I had to lay off a couple of
The truth is that when he was a
farmer boy of 8 years he became cu
rious at a sawmill. He is 40 now and
has made his way in the world by
sheer pluck and determination. He
even shaves himself when he goes
home at night and can get out his
key and open the door without help.
There is not a shot in billiards this
cue wonder cannot make. He is on
a tour of the country, taking on all
comers and giving exhibitions.
The death of Ed Dunkhorst, who
weighed 270 pounds in fighting trim