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RICHARDS & SONS
PHONE HARRISON 488
Old Colony Building Chicago, 111.
GEORGES CARPENTIER AND JOE BECKETT
WILL MEET IN LONDON ON DECEMBER 4
DICK KERR IS TAKEN
SERIOUSLY IN EAST
CAPTAIN OF YALE FOOTBALL ELEVEN IS
WORKING HARD GETTING MEN INTO SHAPE
YARD LOCATIONS 18th and La Salle St., Thirty
6fth and Federal, 5455 North Lincoln St., 131 West '
Sixty-third St., Arthington and Kilpatrick
Surprises Fans by His Excellent
Work on Slab.
Pres. and Trcas.
READY& CALL AGH AN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yard: N. W. Corner 47th and Halited Street
on Chicago Junction Rv. Phone Yards 167 and 16S
The William H. Reid Company
PHONES FRANKLIN 360-1395
Suite 1358 Conway Building
Peterson Core Oil & Mfg. Co.
720 Stock Exchange Bldg.
Core Oil, Parting and Foundry Facings
Telephone Franklin 2763
SOP A ASH
and Special Sodas for
Tanners Soap Makers
Metal Cleaning Water Softening
Dish Washing Machines, etc.
Immediate shipments from Chicago Stock
The Fred Molt Co., Inc.
Solvay Process Co.'s High Test Sodas
30 No. Dearborn St
Fone Randolph 1349
WM. H. MALONE, President
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipments Only
Rogers Park 1458
AMERICAN SEWED & Dill CONSTRUCTION CO.
J. W. DEER, Pro. and Treat.
Practical Sewer and Drain Contractors
Water Plants Installed and Repaired
Concrete Catch Basin Blocks and Covers
Water Meter Vaults Complete
OPFICE AND YARD
2816 North Washtenaw Ave., CHICAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
Telephone RaaJolj U1
Oeorges Curpcntlor, French lioitvyw wtRht champion, and Joe Beckett, tho
British tllleholder, will meet In London In it 20-round hout on December 4.
It Is expected tltitt the winner will meet Jack Dempscy, tho world's
rhntnplon, In London nest May.
HARNESS RACING IN
NEW ZEALAND BOOMS
Meeting Can Be Held at Any Time
At Canterbury Park Trottlno Club
$300,000 Passed Through Totallz-
ator, Operated Under License
Light harness racing has hud a tre
mendous growth In New Zealand dur
ing tho past twenty years. On account
of tho mildness of tho climate, rnco
meetings can bo held at any time dur
ing tho year, the nssoclntion now
being busy with their winter scries.
On Juno 2 and 3, which corresponds
v tit December on this side of tho
f'l'iator, tho Canterbury Pari; Trot
tl v. dub held n winter meeting at
winch SO.OOO was pnld In premiums,
w .Ho more than $300,000 passed
tl rough tho totalizator, which Is tho
lo 'allied medium of speculation and
oj."ruted under a license from tho
government of the dominion. Almost
nil of tho races at this meeting wcro
handicaps, either to saddle or to
harness at from ono to two miles.
In New Zealand the number of days
for each meeting is fixed by tho gov
ernment license, very much on tho
same plan as racing was held in Can
adit prior to tho war. That the gov
ernment nlso receives a fnlr return
for the privilege Is shown by the fact
thnt tho tux for the two days nt tho
Canterbury Park meeting umountcd to
more than $15,000, over onc-hnlf of
which wns tho general tax on admis
sions and the bahmco the dividend
from the mnchlnc.
The Now Zealand Metropolitan
Trotting club Is the leading club In
tho dominion. It holds n three-day
meeting In November, nt which the
most valuable event Is tho New Zen
land cup, with -,500 sovereigns added
money and n cup.
The New Zealand Trotting associa
tion Is tho governing body In light
harness racing In the dominion. It
was nrgnnlzod In JSOi), when P. Sellg
of Chrlstohurch wai elected president.
Ho is still nt the head of its affairs
while J. B. Norrls Is secretary.
STEEPLECHASE IS IN FAV0B
Amateur Athletic Union Endeavoring
to Have Event Restored in
Tho Amateur Athletic union of tho
United States has opened negotiations
with tho International Olympic com
mittee for tho adding of a. steeple
chase event for tho games which nro
scheduled to tnke place at Antwerp
nest jenr. According to tho pro
grnmnio of events announced, no
provisions hnvo been mndo for n
steeplechaso content and Frederick W.
Bublen, secretary-treasurer if tho A.
A. U., Is cndonvorlng to havo it re
stored to tho programme.
COMPLETION OF BIG STADIUM
Has Circular Track Covering 500 Me-
terc, With Stralght-Away 200
Meters in Length.
Tho big stndlum where Belgium will
hold tho Olympic games In Antwerp
is rapidly Hearing completion, It will
have n circular track covering BOO
meters, with a slrnlght-nwiiy which
will bo 200 meteis long. Tho track
Is being built by tho snino expert
who laid the course at Shepherd's
Bush, London, where tho Olympic
gnmos wero held In 100S, nnd tho
Stockholm track. Tho stadium will
GOVERNMENT OF ALL HOCKEY
Canadian Amateur Association Ar
ranges Alliance With Interna,
tlonal Skating. Union.
Tho Canadian Amateur Hockey
association 1ms arranged an allium'
with tho International Skating iinl.ni
of America, by which tho government
of all amateur hookey on tho eoul
nent will como under their joint control.
i nunoc hhunu ouumo z
j; nenvy nominations nnve necn
i ' mado for two of the great events
i: on tho Australian turf for 1020.
There were 270 nominations for
tho 1020 35,000 added Mel
bourne Cup, to bo raced for
Nov. 4 next, and 201 for tho $25-,
000 Cnulfleld Cup, to bo raced
for Oct. 18. Itoth rapes nro run
ut Melbourne, Victoria, tho Mel- :'
bourne Cup at the Flemlngton :
ii course nnd tho Cnulllcld Cup ut ':
IIIU V,IIUUli.'IU V-UUlBf.
UMPIRES SHIELD CARL MAYS
Remarks of Yankee Pitcher Stir In
of St. Louis First Baseman
Trouble Is Prevented.
When tho Yankees wero playing lr
St. Louis on their last trip, a pltchet
named Carl Mays, who has nchlovec
some notoriety lately, mndo certain
remarks to Gcorgo Sister of the
Browns. They must hnvo been prcttj
rough remarks, for this Swiss boy It
not quick to anger nnd will stand foi
u lot, hut In this case ho wns on top ol
Mays going tho dlstnnco from the
pinto to tho pitcher's slab aboul
"that" quick. Only Interference of um
pires saved Mr. Mays from something
that nil tho law courts In tho land
couldn't hnvo pntched up. Slsler h
perhaps tho most wonderful nil-round
athleto that baseball ever hns known.
Ills associates toy spectators who sec
him only In bnll games havo no Idea
what ho can do In other lines of atlt
letlcs nnd when somebody goes so fuj
ns to stir him to nctlon, it's timo to cab
the ambulance. As Is usual with nter
of such prowess, he's slow to how It
hut Carl Mays had him going for c
minute. It would havo been a grenl
fight until somebody was laid oul
with a broken neck but tho umpires
stopped It. Somo folks wero moan
enough to wish tho umpires had beet!
absent when it threatened, but tltnt'f
YANKS GET BOY FROM MAINE
Adclphi Blssonnette, Lefthander
Pitcher and First Baseman,
Signed by Hugglns.
Tho Now York Americans hnvt
signed Adclphi Blesonnette, the
schoolboy baseball sensation ol
Maine, Blssonnetto Is n lefihandec
pitcher, hut even n better first base'
men, many experts think, llnrrj
Lord, former Wlilto Sox cnptnln, says
ho mnro resembles Hal Chaso nt first
than any man ho over saw. Blsson
netto Is 10 years old, n feet 11 Indies
tull and weighs 175 pounds.
Ryan Mado Cood Record.
Mcfintw's new pitcher, Hill Kynn, Is
tho youngster he K'Jl from Holy Tro'i?
collego last spring and then m'IU o
Biiunlo tor eamilu.". liu in n nig
rlvtht h wider mid m.ide it gnut record
In the li'iorimtluiml league beforo ue
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Diminutive Twlrlcr Has Done Won
ders In Helping White Sox Was
Regarded as Too Small to Make
Good In the Big Show.
Little Dick Kerr, midget fllnger of
Glenson's slab corps, has made the
Fast sit tip and take notice, writes
Oeorge B. Bobbins In u Boston special
to Chicago Dully News. Kerr wns
much underrated In this section. Now
ho Is taken seriously ns ti "sure thing"
Urging that Kerr was "too smnll to
mako good" In the big show, these
easterners mentioned the oft-repented
assertion that the White Sox had only
"dlenson has won the Hag with two
pitchers," they declared.
This lad, Kerr, no bigger than an
ordinary kid of fourteen years, has
won recognition by hard work. He
has won consistently and made famous
batters like Ty Cobb, Duffy Lewis and
Frank Baker whiff often.
"Kerr Is n second string pitcher nt
the most it good finisher but it poor
starter," said an eastern fan several
weeks ago. "He N too small to copo
with the heavy batsmen of tho Ameri
Three months of American league
history have been reeled off, repleto
with startling episodes.
The record of this tiny pitcher cer
tainly entitles him to recognition.
It Is to be recalled that Kid Cleason
himself was slow to admit Kerr to the
select circle of regular pitchers. Tho
Kid, too, figured llttlo Dick was too
much of a midget to mnke good ns
u regular. Ho expected to keep him ns
a finisher of games.
Olenson has been agreeably sur
prised In Kerr. When given a chnnco
to start games this pygmy has sur
prised his friends and confounded
his critics. He has made good with
ABOUT TIME TO SHIFT VIEWS
Good Story Related by John Ander
son of Recent National Open
John Q. Anderson relates one of
the best stories of tho recent Na
tional Open Oolf tournament. Four
of his friends wero playing n four
Ono was n very painstaking and
methodical golfer, given to much
preliminary wagging of Ids club mid
tho like, especially on tho putting
green. This mutch wns very close and
finally hinged on u ten-foot putt by
tho deliberate member. Ho sighted
John G. Anderson.
tho lino nnd wiggled his putter until
tho rest wero near u nervous collapse,
and finally haul; tho putt.
"You didn't think I wna going to
Siolo that one, did you?" lie Inquired
turning to ono opponent.
"Well, no, not for tho first 1G min
utes I didn't," was tho reply.
Aviator to Pilot Eleven.
Denny Boynton, Mar qiutrlcilmck of
tho undefeated Williams eleven of two
years ago, has been elected captain for
tho ensuing season. lie served la
tho nuvul aviation service last year.
i W jk mmSSEmmS
vMrn? j" zfAtmmmmmw!Bg9w&
Tim Callahan, cnptnln of Yale eleven, nnd playing center, who Is working
his men hnrd, priming them for final try-outs, preparing for the battles with
REVIVE GENTLE ART
Sport Has Basked in Limelight
at Various Times.
Fifty Years Ago Professional Walkers
Were as Celebrated as Jack Demp
sey and Ty 'Cobb Are Today
Bicycle Killed Game.
A couple of million young men of
America hnvo in tho past two years
had considerable exercise In "hoofing
It." It wasn't voluntary hoofing, either,
but tho army is the army, and when
you enter It you nro sometimes re
quired to make long marches. All of
which lends to the thought that the
gentlo art of pcdestrlnulsm is ubout
duo for a great revival.
There was an "almost" revival of
walking n few yenrs ago when Kdwnrd
Pnyson Weston, the veteran pedes
trian, pulled off his celebrated trans
continental walking stunt, but It sort
It Is forty-two yenrs slnco London
witnessed the conclusion of ono of
the most famous Internatlonnl walk
ing matches, such as wero held lit the
seventies and early eighties. William
Homes, onu of the greatest pede
trlans of the day, was Bnghiin
cholco In tho memorable couto.
while Dan O'Lenry reprcoented Ire
laud and America. Dan had taken
part In n number of walking matches
on this sldo of tho Atlantic, and them
wns great disappointment over hero
when the news came that ho had been
vanquished by tho Britisher In tho
300-mlle contest. O'Lenry Is now 711
yenrs old and has walked over 150,000
In the seventies tho professional
walkers were ns celebrated ns Jess
Wlllard (?) and Ty Cobb lire today.
They rolled In money nnd basked In tho
limelight of popular adulation. Many
of the records set up In those days In
England nnd America havo never
been surpassed, and, unless profes
sional walking comes Into vogue
again, probably never will be.
It was the bicycle which killed
pedestrhinlsm. When the "safety" was
Invented It not only became a sub
stitute for shank's mares, but cycling
beenmo tho most popular sport In the
world. Walking us it sport died u
sudden death, but us long us humans
havj legs thero Is always tho hope
that pcdestrlaulsm will ugalii como
to tho fore, to tho great benefit of tho
JACK O'BRIEN NOW MANAGER
Famous Middleweight Boxer Looking
After Interests of Sailor Pe-
Philadelphia Jack O'Brien, the fa
mous middleweight boxer, who Is run
ning a physical educntlon club In the
Quaker city, Is nmnaglng Saflor Pe
trosky, it promising lienvywelght. Pe
trosky Is nearly ft foot rail nnd weighs
170 pounds. Ho wns born In Shame
kin, Pn., ,'ind received his early ring
training in tho United States navy.
RACE TRACK AT LONG BEACH
New Course Fostered by Senator Rey
nolds of New York Will Be
Ready In 1921.
A now rnco track may bo construc
ted nt Long Beach. L. I. The enter
prise Is being fosieied by Senator
Be) nobis of New Vork, who has u
number of wealthy men ussoil.ited
with him. it will probably bo ready
for racing In 1!)'-1 and will give .New
York enthusiast u taclng season fiom
April 15 to .Ni -"'iilier 15.
1 COLLEGE ATHLETICS HIT I
s Ithocn high cost of living Is ;;
; expected to attack college sports j;
next neasoti. In recently nssum- !;
; Ing his new duties its grnduato !;
; manager of athletics nt Cornell ',
; university, Bomeyn Berry of ',',
I; New York predicted nn Increnso
over pre-war beasons of 50 per '
',', cent In maintaining crew nnd
! teams nlnue, and asserted his j
! first task would bo to put
; Cornell athletics on a sound :;
! finnnulat basis. '
NEW DEFINITION Of WILDE
Pedlar Palmer's Description of Fly.
weight Champion Going the
Rounds In England.
Over In England n new description
of Jimmy Wilde, tho wonderfully clcv-
Wf Irrn Nwpjpr Unk
cr flyweight chnmplon, Is going tho
rounds of tho newspapers.
It seems thnt Pedlar Palmer, him
self n battler of no meager science,
was met by n boxing writer after an
exhibition bout between Wlldo and
another London favorite.
"Pedlar, what do you think of
Wlldo?" ashed tho writer.
"A blimmln' ghost with a 'nmmer
In 'Is 'nnd," wns Palmer's prompt re
sponse. INTEREST IN TRAPSH00TING
Many New Clubs Have Been Formed
and Old Ones Revived Country
Clubs Most Active.
That the war put renewed Interest
In trnpshootlng Is proven by the fact
that 221 new trapshootlng clubs wero
formed the first six months of tho year
and thnt 212 clubs that wero Inactive
for n long tlmo wero revived. Ono
trapshootlng league was formed, nlso.
It Is ut tho country clubs thnt tho
greatest Interest Is being shown In
clay target shooting.
VICTORIES FOR VESPER CLUB
Since Its Organization In 18G5 Oars
men Have Won 30-1 Events
In This Country.
Oni sinen of the Vesper Boat club,
Philadelphia, won twenty-four races,
Including thico national titles In five
regattas this season. Slnco tho club
was nrgaiiUcd In lSii5 Us members
havo won 301 victories In this coun
try, Canada und Franco In ull styles
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