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GAME IN LATE BOUT
Australian Took Severe Beating
From Billy Miskc.
St. Paul Heavyweight Never Let Op
ponent Get Set for a Punch Min
nesota Fighter Injured His Hand
In Second Round.
Tom Cowler, tho Australian heavy
weight, while ho fulled to show cham
pionship caliber In his recent bout
with Wily Stlsko of St. Paul, proved
to be ii game boxer with bin heart In
the right place, writes Wily Itocap In
Philadelphia Ledger. Few men would
have Rotten up after being went to
the lloor like Cowler was In the first
round. Sllsko caught him with a
right-hand lead flush on the Jaw with
till of his ISO pounds back of It. The
Australian was up at the count of
seven. Ills eyes were glassy, legs
n-trcmble and his arms dropped to his
side. Sllsko tore In to HnMi him and
Cowler Instinctively clinched until ho
got bis benrlngs. After that round he
stood up and took all that Mlskc could
hand out. And be took a lot, too
enough to send half a dozen ordinary
men to dreamland.
That Mlsko tried to win by the
knockout route no one can deny. Ho
unfortunately Injured bin right band
In the latter part of tho second round,
by bitting Cowler on top of the head.
The blow practically put Hike's right
band out of commission, for be was
unable to uso It effectively In any of
the succeeding rounds. The llrst punch
which Cowler took In the llrst round
exhausted all his steam. Ills blows
lucked force, were Ill-timed anil his
Judgment of distance was execrable.
That Is why Mlske beat him In such a
decisive fashion. The St. I'nul heavy,
weight never let Cowler get set for a
punch. He was (in top of the Austra
lian each minute of the 18 they were
PERSHING MEETS OLD BOXERS
Jack McAullffe and Jimmy Twyford
Detail Mcetlno With American
General In France.
.Taek MeAulin'e, undefeated light
weight boxer, and .lliuiny Twyford,
widely known as a sport and promoter
of athletic1 events, who aie In France
serving as Knights ot Columbus secre
taries, describe In a Joint letter an In-
i?i;tTvr..v.l'WMDlin Uvl riiNrwMMMr Union?.
tervlow they hud will (lenernl Porsh
lug while the geneiul In his prlvnto
car. was at Dljmi.
McAulllVo and Twyfoul are con
dueling bouts and .ublelle contests at
Dijon for entertainment of the Amer
lean soldiers. In tho letter, which
they both signed, they Inclosed
a clipping taken from the Paris
edition of the New York Herald,
wi.lrh confirmed tho Interview, and
described In detail how (leneral Persh
lug was. greatly pleased to learn that
tho Knights of Columbus are planning
a tournament of heavyweight boxing
contests, In rails lVr tho "General
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REPORT THAT EARL CADDOCK, CHAMPION
WRESTLER, WILL QUIT IS NOT BELIEVED
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Photograph of Seroeant Earl
Friends of Karl Caddock, world's
wrestling champion, are Inclined to ac
cept with reservation the announce
ment Just received from France that
he bnd decided to ipilt wrestling and
turn farmer exclusively.
This Information was contained In
a special bulletin from the overseas
edition of the Camp Dodger, the pub
lication of the Klglity-olghth division,
to which Caddock was attached as ser
geant. It came friiiu (irandecuurt,
France, and was as follows;
"Caddock Is on his way home, but
he will wrestle no more. Ilefore he
left the division, he told his friends
that when he was released from the
army he was going to retire perma
nently from the struggles of the mat
and turn farmer.
On Account of Wife.
"It Is to be a Wyoming ranch, and
It's all on account of friend wife. For
Caddock frankly admitted that bis
IS SKILLFUL IN SACRIFICING
Eddie Roush of( Cincinnati lei Regard
ed as Best Ail-Around Batter
In American League.
F.ddlo Itoiish of Cincinnati Is un
questionably the most resourceful mid
best all-around batsman of the Na
tional league. There Is nothing per
tabling to the art of hitting that F.d
die does not do well.
Two years ago Itoiish led the No
tlonal league In batting. Last jew
bo was second to .nek Wheat.' llu
Eddie Rouch of Cincinnati.
only lost the championship by a mar
gin of two points and his bitting was
far morn Impressive tlmn that of the
There are iwo things, though, that
Illustrate ItouMi's skill wlih the bat
more than a mere batting avenme
does, lie led the National Iciiriio In
sacilllce hitting and only si ruck out
ten times In 1111 games.
One expects skill In miciIIIcIiii; of
n light bitter. Itut ltoush Is a slug
ger who made 1 !" hits jleld IDS bases
last year. Yet be Is a muster at lay
ing down the ball when be has to.
A man who Is skillful In snci Hieing.
Is ii loug-dlstauee hitler and strikes
out only ten limes in a season eoiaes
as close to batting perfection as a
human being can come.
SALARY FOR BALL PLAYERS
Amount Is Just as Large as It Always
Has Been, but Season Is
Tho club owners of tho major league
baseball teams, explaining the new con
tracts, say the dltl'ereaeo Is sim
ply this: The players will he paid a
monthly salary for the playing sea
son. This monthly salary In tho ma
jority of rises Is Just as large as It
alwaj.s h beei , but the season wl'.l
bo mm month shorter. The season
consists of liO games lutiluad of in I
jlfe ' m v't"AiSvl&Sr
Caddock Taken In France.
wife objected to the wrestling game.
He said be bad cleaned up $80,000 in
the last year and was ready to retire
anyway. He added that he would Ig
nore all the many offers of matches he
"Caddock left the Wghty-elghth di
vision nt I.agney to nttend an olllcers'
training school, hut the urmlstlce was
signed before he could complete his
course. Ills name was hrntmht to the
fore at the announcement of the com
ing Olympic games at Paris next spring
ami the ClRlity-elghth wired to find out
whether lie was coming hack. They
received a telegram that he was on
his way home."
Anxious to Defend Title.
Kvery previous report had been that
Caddock was anxious to defend his
title and would meet nil logical oppo
nents. It has been known here, how
ever, that Sirs. Caddock has never fa
vored bis continuance In tho wrestling
MASHIE IS THE MOST
POPULAR GOLF CLUB
That the mashle Is tho moHt
popular golf club Is the opinion
of Dr. S. Ilaihan or Washing
ton, who Is vice president of the
United Ktutes (!olf association.
Drivers, brassies, mid-iror.s and
putters have been sent to camps
with great generosity, but mash
les have not been furthcoming.
Doctor Harbau, who originat
ed this plan of giving the en-
V listed men an opportunity to
practice swings at odd moments
wherever there happens to he a
stretch of convenient country,
says that this settles the ones-
tlon which has been urgtusl so J
often at the nineteenth hole ox
cliislwdy. Hereafter It will he
assumed that to ihe majority of
golf enthiisbists, the mashle Is
the hardest club to part with.
Ted Lewis has recovered from nn
attack of Inllueiia.
Tho Yanks are beginning to look
like u regular team on paper.
The Yanks have taken another lca&o
on tho I'olo grounds, tho home of tho
IloNlng limits promise to bo one of
the features of the Interallied games
Inlerniillonal league magnates are
optimistic over the prospects of t lie
Huiiny Uriel' has written to filendr
In Salt Lake that he would lll.o to
return to the hall club there.
Harvard may send n crew to Hug
laud In .Inly to defend the Oruud Chal
lengo cup nt the Henley regatta.
When the Iteds get to Philadelphia
In May, Quaker city fans will be out
to greet Pat Mornu with some cheers.
Connie Slack will try out lots ol
youngsters this season. There's a rea
son. The Athletics will train at home.
Sillier Ilugglns discovered last year
that pitching In tho American league
was considerably stronger than In tho
Jou Oedeon, Washington enstoff,
was rated by most experts as belli?
one of tho best second basemen In tin
majors last season.
.Too Kngle, former pitcher with
Washington and later with Minneap
olis and UiilTalo. has been taken on
by the Cleveland Indians.
FRANK SCHULTE NOW
BACK IN HOMETOWN
For Fifteen Years He Played All
Over United States.
Was Slated to Play Utility Role for
Washington This Year, but Griffith
Let Him Go to Manage Blng.
Fifteen years ago Frank Schulte
left his home town, Wnghamton, N. Y
to make bis debut In big league base
ball. The only folk who were sure
that he would shine In the big show
were his home-town friends and rela
tives and Frank Schulte.
All fnndom knows bow Schulte de
livered how he burned up the Na
tional league season after season with
tho Cubs. So this story Isn't about
Hint. Tin; point of this tale Is that
Frank Is going hack home. He was
slated to play a utility rolo with
Washington this year when the own
ers of the Wnghauitoii international
league club asked him to manage
their team. The ileal looked good to
Schulte and Grllllth was fair enough
to get Schulte's release so ho could
"So, after fifteen years of plnylng
nil over the United States Ugurlng
in training trip Jaunts V everything
lie's going back home. It'll be snnn
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welcome. Frank gets opening day, too.
The ltlnghainton fans have nuido him
their Idol through all Uiom' fifteen
years and they'ro hungry to see him
And they will not seo u bas-heen.
Schulte was not through as a big
leaguer. Why, about half tho players
In both big leagues would like the
batting ability ho showed even last
year when many critics called him
He broke Into the lineup In Oil
games for the Nationals last season
and shimmed out 77 lilts In J7 times
up for a .'JSS average. Twenty-three
players who played In few or many
games ranked higher than .Schulte.
Fourteen of his clouts were doubles
and three put him on third. Further
Indication that his eyes were still
keen Is seen In tho fact that be
worked the pitchers for -17 passes.
How about bis fielding? He played
7ft games In tlu oiitlleld ami mailo
Just live boots being credited with n
Holding average of .11(50.
JIM SCOTT QUITS WHITE SOX
Veteran American League Pitcher An
nounces Retirement From Pro
Pitcher .laiae-j Scott, a veteran with
tho Chicago Americans, has announced
bis retirement fiom professions base
lwill. Ho has accepted a position In
Pitcher Jim Scott.
Belolt, Wis., and, In addition, will piny
Independent hall. Hcott enlisted in tho
army beforo tho closo of tho 1017 sea
bon and won a commission of captain.
Clymer to Manage Seattle.
W1I Clymer, former manager of tho
Louisville club of the American asso
ciation, will iiuuuigo the Seattle club
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LAUNDRY MOVED WITH THEM
Washing Apparatus on Wheels a Com
fort to the Doughboys at tho
Front In Franee.
A correspondent with the Amorlcnn
army In France, while motoring near
Verdun, met a sergeant who nsked If
he might ride with hhn to a pile of ra
ins that hail once been n to.vn. Tho
chance meeting threw light on how
n "doughboy" laundry operates. After
the sergeant had entered the car bo
asked the occupants:
"You chaps ain't seen my laundry
nny where, have ou?"
"Laundry? We didn't know there
was a laundry In this part of France."
"Well, there Is, ami It belongs to us.
At least It did .esterdny. We've been
transferred from the dllslon to tho
corps. When I got back from bead
rpinrters the division had moved and
the laundry was gone. I think they
stole It. Wo ned to be nttnehed to
n hospital; when they moved wo
hitched our laundry to a truck and
"Your laundry Is on wheels, then?"
"Yes sir. It needs wheeln, tho wny
this division Is moving. Our luundry
Is a coutde of big tanks on n wagon
with a steam-heating appnrntus. First
we sonk the duds In suds; then wo
steam them; next wc bnko them. In
nn hour everything Is washed, rlnHwl
anil dried. When n hunch comes out
of the trenches we give 'em new clothe
and run the old ones through tho
washing machine; then wc bake 'em
and Issue 'em out to tho next gang, nnil
keep things going. Fifteen hundred
outllts n dii that's our average.
Three weeks to launder the whole di
vision." As they neared the ruined village,
ho cnugbt sight of tho portnble laun
dry, nnd with a "Thank you" ho hur
ried off to take possession. Youth's
TRUE TO TRADITIONS OF SEA
Bluejackets Would Accept No Reward
for Their Part In Aiding Injured
Several Indianapolis men were pas
sengers on the New York Centrnl trnln
wrecked near Hatnvla, N. Y. One o
them, In describing tho wreck, told
the following story:
"When I got Into some clothes nnd
got out to see what tho trouble was 1
wns surprlred to seo dozens of sailors
ns busy as bees helping care for tho
wounded and making people ns com
fortable as possible. It developed that
our train was carrying two day conches
tilled with bluejackets, nnd a few hoc
onds after the crash came they
were out of tlje cars and making them
selves generally useful, "," ' sv
"Some time Inter representatives oJ
the railroad company came through tho
crowd settling with tho passengers for
slight damages. Some nsked $150, oth
ers $100, mid cheeks for tho nmoun'
asked were forthcoming. One big man
said that $100 would about squaro
things with him, but added that tho
check should be made out to "those
sailors oat there." Accordingly the
check was diawn In fnvor of tho men
who had been working like Trojans
ever since the crash, Hut
"The sailors refused to accept the
"The check was then turned over to
tho lied CroH to bo used In navnl ro
Uncle Sam Returns Glasses.
As socral correspondents have al
ready revealed by means of appreci
ative letters, the Held glasses which
the government was forced to "bor
row" for the use of Its sailors when It
went Into the war aro beginning to
come back to their original owners
ami to come back almost Inllultely In
creased In value by the marks of bard
handling which most of thorn bear.
For thus these unco prosaic utensils
have been made Into precious relics
and souvenirs Kvery mark and mar
and stnln on them Is proof that they
have helped to win the great victory,
and to have one of these war-worn
treasures Is also evidence that its pos
sessor made a willing siicrlflce, sinnll
hut renl. when a need of bis country
was liroughi to his attention. Now
Feeding the Doughboys.
Food si cues for I be army on hand
In tho I'nlteit suites, its possessions,
France, and In tianslt to Franco on
Jan. 1, 1010. were valued at ?a00,
000,000. At tho tlmn of tho signing
of the aimlsilie approximately 10,000,
000 pounds of food were being con
sumed by nn- troops in France each
day, and tbeie were on hnnd In France
at that time 1,000,000,000 pounds of
food In reserve. All this food has been
transported on an aveingo of 5,000
miles. 1 Is estimated by tho subsist
ence division that H.000,000.000 meals
were served to tho iiimy during the
nineteen mouths of waifare with Ger
many. Average Life Nearly Doubled.
From 1tS to lll.'O, .-..000,000 deaths
from the plague or "black death," oc
curred, wliicli was oae-fourtlt of the
eiitiio population of tho world at that
time. In 17(11, M) per cent of tho Kug
llsh iintlnu died before reaching tho
age of 20 years.
Tho average length of llfo in the
sixteenth century was only 21 years,
ivhlle In this, the twentieth centurj,
the average life Is -ift years. In India,
however, the average life today is only
We are enabled to see what the ficb
ence of medicine Is accomplishing In
our moio civilized countries, where
Ignorance and superstition do not pro
ll to any very great extent.