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TENNIS IS NOT ONLY
GAME FOR ALEXANDER
Fhw People Realize That He Is
Also Golfer of Distinction.
Champion Is Flrst.Class Trnpshootcr,
Has Played Polo, Is an Adept at
Handling a Canoe1 and Has
Frederick 11. Alexitnder, known to
practically every tenuis player In the
country, iih the fonner Intornntlnniillst
nml. with Iliirohl llnekett, doubles
champion In 11)07-8-1), Is i(u all-round
nthlete. Aloxuii'lor N thirty-nine years
of nge nml still tip nml doing ns one
of thy bet court men In the country.
Few realize tlmt Alexnndcr Is nlso n
Rolfer of distinction.
Ills win over Ilnrold Throckmorton
nt Forest Hills In the national title
event when Throckmorton hud a two
set lend, and his gumo Imttle against
It. Llndloy Mm ray, which went live
sets, Is still fresh in the minds of fol
lowers of the tournament.
Alexander's activities are not con
lined to tennis hy any means. Me Is
a first-class trapshootcr, has played
polo, Is nn adept al handling a canou
and a shell, and played football and
baseball In his day.
Several years ago Alexander dropped
out of tennis complcldy. In the course
of conversation with several golf devo
tees Alexander made the crack that al
most any one who had been nn athlete
conic become n passably pood pilfer.
With little or no knowledge of the
Ciiine of izolf, Alexander made his as
sertion, which was taken up Immedi
ately by tho others. Alexander was
fenced to make good his boast. It was
n case of proving two things.
Alexander became a golfer. He
Joined the Hunison Country club and
proceeded to play. golf Mill the same
nvldlly that characterizes his tennis
play. IJy the end of the year Freddy
Alexander bad not only broken tho
course- record but had won the club
championship npnlnst a first-class Held.
He repeated his victories two years In
succession. Then he quit Rolf and re
turned to his old love, tennis.
"you can have your old golf, same,"
snld Alexander to his associates. "I
Just wanted to show you that any fair
ly Rood athlete could play Rolf and play
It well." Alexander proved himself not
only n Rood Rolfer, but u Rood athlete.
After a three-year lapse Alexander
resumed plnyhiR tennis. lie. will prob
nbly bo ranked nmoiiR the llrst ten
players this season, which, after a
lupso of nlmost ten years ns n big
tournament player, Is a remnrknble
J0IE RAY'S FOOT NOW WELL
Last Year's Running Star Has Recov
ered From Injury and Will
Race In New York.
Jolo Itny, Inst year's runnliiR track
otar, hns written a letter to n friend In
Xew York saying he has recovered
from an Injury to his foot which pre
vented him from participating In tho
United War Work cnmpalsn special
meets, and Is looking forward now to
his llrst appearance In this city In the
national championships, after which
he will compete In the special mile
race featuring the annual games of
the Melrose Athletic association In
Madison Square Ciarden.
LOUIS GUIST0 IN GERMANY
Cleveland First Baseman Hopes to Be
Back In Spring In Time to Try
for Old Job.
Louis Oulsto, former llrst baseman
of the Cleveland Indians, writes from
Belgium that his leglmeut was resting
preparatory to tho march Into Ger
many. I'" didn't know bow long the
period of occupation would Inst, but
expresses the hope that he will bo back
In the spring In time to make uuother
try for the Hot base Job.
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WINNERS IM VARIOUS BRANCHES OF SPORT
IN AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL CLASSES
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Practically nil branches of sport
were continued last year despite the
war, with the possible exception of
yachting. Yacht nicliis en the Pacific
and Atlantic was at a standstill be
cause most of the .vnclitMucu were In
different branches of sea or const serv
ice. A few ruees were staged on the
Oreat Lakes, but none of any Impor
tance, for the same reason.
Professional haschull was cut short
because of the work-or-llght rule, but
the big leagues played until Septem
The Iloston lied Hov In the Ameri
can league and the Chicago Cubs In
tho Nntlonnl league won the big league
pennants. Tyrus Itnyinond Cobb once
more led the Amerle.in league batters
und Zack Wheat won the honors In the
Despite the fact that nine of the
ten ranking stars of 1017 were In the
servlco the net game gained In popu
larity by leaps and bounds. The con
test for the honor of being placed llrst
In the ranking was so close that otll
clnls finally rearranged the system of
ranking und placed two men, It. Dud
ley Murray and William T. Tllden, Jr.,
In Class 1, designating Murray as No.
I In that class. The men In the next
four classes of two men each compare
to tho others of what ordinarily would
be the ranking ten.
Molln IJJitrstedt, the robust Norwe
gian stnr who electrified the tennis
B0DIE LOSES EXCESS FLESH
Hard Work In Shipyard at Weehawkcn
Causes Yankee Outfielder to
Ping Ilndle, Yitiikcfl oulllelder, will
never regret the work ho did during
tho last few months In the Tletgcn A:
Lank shipyard, In Weehawkcn. By
tolling from eight to twelvo hours a
day In the bold of a vessel the once
rotund Itnllnn was enabled to dispose
of inoro tlmn 1f pounds of excess flesh,
Ping hopes, therefore, to bo faster
than ever next year. Ho now Is con
cerned mainly In pieventlng a renccu
initiation of fat, especially In the reg
ion of the neck.
Indicates "Some Baseball."
A trifling shipment of !l(l,noo Lnse
bnlls, 'J.'JSO bats, 10,2(10 gloves, and
other paraphernalia.' Including fi.000
score cards, have been sent overseas
by the Y. M. C. A. for use among thu
expeditionary forces In Kitrope, This
would Indicate "some baseball" before
th hoyj come home.
world a few years ago by her wonder
ful debut, remained queen of thu
courts. The tennis committee right
fully placed her as No. 1 In the wom
Ducote Gridiron King.
Football, under new und novel con
ditions, had the greatest season In Its
history. Army nml navy service teams
developed at camps mid training sta
tions produced great stars. The Cleve
land naval reserve eleven, by virtue of
Its victory over (!leun Warner's. Pitts
burgh university team, showed Itself
to bo one of the greatest teams, If not
the greatest, In tho country. Dick Du
cote, fullback of the team, stands out
ns the big star of the season. Ills pow
erful Hue plunging und bis defensive
skill earn him the tlllo of "greatest
player of the year."
Chick Evans Stars.
There were no championship tour
naments In golf. The leading stars of
the game, however, gave their time
and energy to staging benefit tourneys
for the old of war organizations and
their efforts netted thousands of dol
lars. Chick Uvuns wns easily the star
of these tournaments. Ills playing In
every meet was of championship cal
iber, which Indicates the type of man
Kvans N. Ho rhvo the gallery his best,
though there was little at stake. Miss
Llalne Itoentluil, winner of the wom
en's western championship, Is tho stnr
of the women golfers.
Great Lakes naval training station
boasts ten new bowling alleys.
The Cubs and Hed Sox may tour
together this spring. They should go
big In the provinces.
Fans will bo glad to hear that
Jimmy llurko will get unotber crack
at managing the Hrowns.
The 1010 Pacific Coast Howling as
sociation tourney will be held hi San
Francisco the third week In May,
Heul of the Yanks, may do the bulk
of the Yank's dialling, hut Truck Han
nah will coutluue to supply the mnt
.Too Cuntlllnn Is quoted us saying
that ho would like very much to shift
from Minneapolis to Milwaukee as
lloxlng Is certainly very much on the
upgrade In the West. The sport will
bo legalized In several states before
Harold CuiNou, a Pittsburgh star
pitcher, writes homo from France that
he Is In line health and expects to re
turn to America before tho winter Is
Hans Lobert will continue nt work
in the Hog Island shipyard until Feb
ruary, when ho will return to the West
Point ucademy to Instruct tho baseball
Chicago fans have cheered up a lot
since they learned Kddle Collins has
decided to come back to the diamond
when Uncle Sam can dispense with
Hugh Jennings does not bellovo tlmt
Ty Cobb seriously Intends to quit base
ball, us Ty Intimated upon his return
from Franco, nor does ho think Ty
takes the "free agent" Idea seriously.
KID GLEASON IS NOW
WHITE SOX MANAGER
Pepper Pot of Comiskcy's Team
Is Named as Leader.
It Was Not a Great Surprise to Many
That Clarence Rowland Was De
posedCareer of Both Men
"Kid" Gleason of Philadelphia, who
was called the pepper pot of the White
Sox during tho years he bad charge or
them on the field, hns been named
manager for next year In place of
While It wasn't a great surprise
that Comlskey had released Ilowland,
It wns n surprNe flint the new man
wa Gleaon. If generally was sup
posed that Comlskey und Gleason were
not even on speaking terms. In fact,
Gleason refused to Join the Sox last
year as conch, a Job lie bad held u
number of years.
Gleason will begin active service at
the New York Joint meeting.
It may he reealleTl that when ComN
key felt compelled to make u change In
management In mldscn-ou uway back
In 11H)5 he selected Fielder Jones
though, ucenrding to accurate Informa
tion, he was not on speaking terms
with Jones nt the time.
Just why Itowlnnd was dismissed Is
n matter left unanswered by Comlskey.
Outside of saying that he felt it a
ifiatter of bis best Judgment In bis
effort to give Chicago funs the best
possille baseball results, the South
side leader bad nothing to say.
It will be the llrst attempt of "Kid"
Gleason as a manager of a bull club,
though the "Kid" will be llfty-three
years of age this year and 1ms served
more than JI0 years in the professional
game, 'JO or more ns n coach. He be
gan his baseball career In 1SS7 ns a
pitcher with the Sirautnn, Pa., club,
and later developed Into a star second
baseman. He was a member of tho
fnmous Unltlmore Oiloles from ISO.'I
to lSO.'t, and played with the New York
Giants from 1S00 to 1000. lie ended
Ids career ns a player with the Phil
lies In 1007.
Itowlnnd gained his baseball fame as
n "bush" leaguer und had no major
league experience before coming to
the White Sox In 10 in. He had man
uged several clubs In the Thrce-I
league, und was the lender of tho
Peoria, III., club of the Thrce-I lenguo
when Comlskey hired him.
Itowlnnd landed the White Sox In
third place In 1015, his llrst year ns
manager of the club, and finished sec
ond In 1010. The following year the
team won the American league pen
nant and defeated the New York
Giants for the world's championship,
but In 101S they Jlulthcd sixth In the
LEADS COMPANY IN BATTLE
Tom Jenkins, Former White Sox
Catcher, Wins Commission for
Ability and Bravery.
Tom Jenkins of the White Sox, ono
of tho llrst players to go Into the serv
ice ufter wnr wes declared, won u com
mission Just before the armistice was
He wns n sergeant before ho left
Camp Gordon, Ga several months ago
for France. Paring October Joo took
Lieutenant Tom Jenkins.
charge of his company when his su
perior ollleers were disabled and led
Jenkins was complimented on tho
field for bis ability and bravery, and
Inter, received word that he hod been
commissioned u second lieutenant.
ART EWEN TO LEAD MIDDIES
Member of Present Third Class Is
Elected Captain He Is Powerful
Tho members of tho Naval Academy
footbnll team hnvo elected Arthur O.
Kwcn of Now Hampshire, a member of
tho present third class, captain for
next season. Ills position Is right end,
which ho has played successfully two
seasons. Ho Is a powerful defense
man, and also has done his part ac
ceptably In forwurd pass plays. IIo Is
tho only member of bis class who re
ceived tho "N" this seuhon and will
piny next year.
Soventeen players who won letters
and numerals this season will bo avail
able next year, besides Graves, n reg
ular end last year, who has been kept
out of the gnmo this season by In
juries. Tho squad also will bo able to
draw from u new class of u thousand
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NOT ABOVE CARRYING BUNDLE
Spirit Shown by New York Man May
Explain Why He Has Become
The fnllnwlns story, which suggests
tlmt some mllllonnlies are no more
"stuck up" than the ret of us, Is
printed In I'm lies Magazine: A Hrond
way (New York city) street cor con
ductor un about to forbid a innn car
rying a huge inM of en i pet to enter his
car the bundle was so huge that tho
conductor feared It would block tho
nlsle. The bearer of the burden, bow
ever, smiled nt hint so iimlahly and de
posited bis long parcel promptly nt the
far corner of the platform that the con
ductor hadn't the heart to remon
strate. This was nt Thirty-third
street, opposite u department store.
At Forty-second street the passenger
shouldered bN bundle nml walked off.
He cntrled It to one of New York's
newest skyscrapers and Immediately
proceeded to lay It upon the floor of
ono of tho reception rooms there.
lie wns the owner of the skyscrnp
crl He was Irving T. lltisli. million
aire creator of the famous Hush ter
minal, a veritable city within tho city
of Itrooklyn. owner of n large shlpynrd
and of other projects.
To friends who ebnffcd him, Mr.
Hush explained Hint the rug caught
his fancy wjille In the store, nnd he
particularly wished to hnvo It laid
down before a reception that wns to
be held at tho Huyers' club (In the
Hush building) Hint day. Hut ns the
store could not make Immediate deliv
ery, why. the only and the natural
thing for htm to do wns to shoulder It
himself. The spectnele of n million
aire lugging nlong such a burden In n
street car and In the street did not
strike this particular millionaire us In
any way funny.
HAD GLIMPSE INTO FUTURE
Man In Seventeenth Century Saw
Wondrous Possibilities in the
Development of the World.
One hundred and four years ago. nt
this season, the war of 1812 wns pruc
tlcally over. Peace was signed, nt
Ghent, on the evening of December 21,
3814; and then things moved fust, ac
cording to existing stnndnrds. On
December 20. one of the American sec
retarles left Ghent for London, nnd on
Jnnunry 2, lSlfi. be left Knglnnd for
New York, where he nrrlved some tlmo
In February, unci his news wns Im
mediately delivered to the citizens by
printed handbills. Other cities, how
ever, had to remain In Ignorance dur
ing the time It would take n fast rider
to urec his galloping horse over tho
roads between them nnd Now York.
The telegraph was not yet Invented,
although Joseph Glnnvtl, n seventeenth
century preacher with nn Interest In
the possibilities of Invention, had told
tho Hoyal society that "to confer, nt
the dlstanco of the Indies, by sympa
thetic conveyances, may be nn usual to
future times as to us In literary cor
respondence." Glnnvll, by tho wny,
iiNo told tho Roynl society that "to
those who come nfter us, It may be ns
ordinary to buy a pair of wings to fly
Into the remotest regions, as now a
pair of boots to ride n Journey."
Recalls Wasted Time.
"I happened to bo Into at n meeting
the other day and somebody asked who
Ann Hrown was and I didn't sny u
word ami 1 happened to think Just
then Hint somebody Is nlwnys Into to
everything nml that somebody Is nl
wnys early to everything. If 1 give n
formal dinner party somebody always
conies curly when I'm In the dining
room giving my final orders to the but
ler, and then again after everything
lu nil ready I hnvo to wait 15 min
utes for a tardy guest nnd get
real fussy hut must not show It. I'll
bet," says Ann, "Hint I'vo wasted thou
sands of hours of my young llfo be
ing on tlmo for engagements of all
Bets Move 150,000 Tons.
The honey crop of the United States
inr 101S having been estimated by tho
department of agriculture ut about
2.10,000,000 pounds, the American Ho
tnnlst estimates that as tho nectar
of flowers does not becomo honey un
til worked over and partly evaporated,
iho bees must move as much us 150,
000 tons of mntcrinl to produce this
rrnp. exeluslvo of the honey eaten by
.heinselvos. Of this product, nbout
uno-hnlf Is fiom the nectar of whlto
clover, wllh two other leguminous
plants nlfulfn and sweet clover as
the next Important hources.
One morning our company wns drill
ing, when n Hncbe plane flow over. Wo
usually go Into tho woods when they
arc first sighted, but this tlmo tho
captain snld: "Everybody down
nnd lie still." Then bo ndded: "No
use making n break- for tho woods,
llo'll sec where wo go and probably
bomb us tonight."
An nctlug prlvnte In tho rear rnnk
replied: "Well, sir, let's run Into
Homebody else's woods." Ontario
"This Illness of mliin Is cuuscd by
germ, tho doctor snld."
"Wbot did ho call It?1
"Heally can't tell you. I caught tho
disease, but not tho nnmo."
Tho philosophical proprietor of n
seaside hotel ended Ills Utiles Hulletln
Tor men thus: "Hemcmber, 'Tlmo nnd
tide wait for no innn.' For Indies.
rules, see other bulletin." Judgo.