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RICHARDS & SONS
PHONE HARRISON 488
Old Colony Building Chicago, 111.
YARD LOCATIONS 18th and La Salle St., Thirty-
6fth and Federal, 5455 North Lincoln St., 131 West
Sixty-third St., Arthington and Kilpatrick
Prcs. and Treas.
READY& CALLAGHAN COALCO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yard: N. W. Corner 47th and Haltted Street
on Chicago Junction Ry. Phono Yards 167 and 168
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
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, Pr.iJBt
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipments Oaly
Rogers Park 1453
AMERICAN SEWER & DRAIN CONSTRUCTION GO.
J. W. DEER, Pre, and Treat. ,
Practical Sewer and Drain Contractors
Water Plants Installed and Repaired
Concrete Catch Basin Blocks and Covers
Water Meter Vaults Complete
OFFICE AND YARD
2816 North Washtenaw Ave., CHICAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
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DEAN OF COLLEGE COACHES IS TITLE
OF KEENE FITZPATRICK OF PRINCETON
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"Dcnn of American College Conches."
That Is the title thnt truthfully bo
longs to Keene Fltzpatrlck of Prince
ton. Entering upon his thirtieth year as
trainer nnd coach of college athletes,
the dignified popular "dean," who tlrst
snw the light of day nearly fifty-live
years ago In Nntlck recognized as
the homo of the country's best train
ers takes up his duties at Princeton
Fltzpatrlck Is Loved.
Princeton has learned to love Fltz
patrlck just as much as It does the
members of the famous Poo family,
Sam White and others who have
brought glory to thu Jungletown In
stitution, lie has built up the ath
letic department, just as he had donu
at Michigan, where he was the big
man of the tntddlo West before going
Michigan also had learned to re
spect Fltzpatrlck. Ills word was al
ways law, writes John J. llnlluhan In
Kccno always has been of quiet dis
STILL IN BASEBALL
Both Leagues Boast of Leaders
Handy With Their Fists.
Former Star Player Laments Fact
That Game Is Becoming Hand-
shaking Institution Diamond
Battles Not Numerous.
Jess Burkett, former big lcoguo star
batsman, recently lamented the fact
that baseball was becoming a hand
shaking Institution. There Is not
enough light In tuo modern gamo of
baseball to suit tho aggressive Jess.
Perhaps battles on the diamond nro
not as numerous as they onco were,
hut It cannot ho snld that tho present
condition which Burkett mourns has
been brought about entirely by tho
present crop of managers, for In the
big leagues today nearly all of the
pilots uru known quantities as far as
In tho American leaguo thero are
two premier performers with their
mitts in Ed Burrows of the Bed Sox
and "Kid" Gleason of tho Chicago
White Sox. And Jimmy Burke of the
Browns nnd Clarko Orltlltli of tho Sen
ators cannot bo considered shrinking
The Nntlonal league, however, Is
much better equipped In the mntter of
fighting leaders In Hugo Bezdek of tho
Pirates, John McGrnw of thu Giants,
Branch Itlckoy of tho Cardinals, Fred
Mitchell of tho Cubs and GeorKO Stall
lngs of tho Braves. Any of this crowd
will battle, and If rumors can be cred
ited, any of them can, In a pinch, go
to thu mat with an obstreperous play
er who might happen to get tho Idea
ho can "run" tho boss.
Connie Mack of tho Athletics, Miller
Hugglns of tho Yanks and Hughuy
Jennings of tho Tigers might bo
classed as tho peaceful delegates, be-
causo thoy Invariably try to settlo by
arbitration what tho other scrappy
managers want to Iron out In a battle.
Ago usually takes much of tho fire
of the scrappy leaders, and even John
McGrnw Is Inclined to let puss somu
galling Incidents thnt only n couple of
seasons ago would hnvo sent tho "Lit
tle Napoleon" Into n hurrlcnno of rage.
Tho officials nnd not tho managers of
bnscbnll uro responslblo for tho con
ditions of tho present, for, as Pat Mo
ron says, tho player who lights for his
point now Is n rowdy Instead of an ag
grcsslvo ball player,
RED SOX SIGN FAST PLAYERS
Boston Club Gets Number of Stars
From Independent Teams for
Trial Next Spring.
Tho Boston Red So: hnvo signed a
number of players T.om fust Independ
ent teams for trial next spring.
Among them nro Harry Smith, sec
ond baseman, and Hop Illckey, who
have been starring with n team In
Rensselaer, N. Y, Ed Holly as scou'
for Boston picked them up.
position, preferring to let his deeds
speak for him. They have, and when
clnsses In graduating at Princeton hon
ored him as mi honorary member of
their classes, It speaks volumes of the
esteem and respect they luive toward
him down In New Jersey.
With the late Mike Murphy, "Pooch"
Donovan of Harvard, "Piper" Dono
van, the first American sprinter to run
100 urds In I) .1-5 seconds j Johnny
Mack of Yale, "Sid" Peet and others,
he was one of the noted group of
sprinters who trained at Sunnysldo
Park, Nntlck, for the professional foot
races In the days before amateur ath
letics wns established.
Organized Famouo Teams.
Ho was one of the first to organize
the famous hose, hook and ladder
teams, when racing of this kind was so
popular and the rivalry between Mas
sachusetts towns was keen.
It was at Yale that Fltrpntrlck made
his start at a trainer In IblX) and 1S01.
Contrary to the general Impression,
F1U was alone In handling the condi
tion of the foothnll players uud coach
ing the track men.
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YANKS FINISH THIRD
George Mogrldgo had tho dls- t
T tluctlon of bringing home the
Yanks In third place tills season.
With a slice of tho world series
melon at stake Mogrldge never j
worked harder to defeat Connlo j
Mack's misfits In thu final Hint: I
I of tho year. Mogrldge got two t
hits, ono a triple that decided I
thu Issue and kept thu Athletics
buck In thu ruck. The Yanks
llnlshed one game nbead of the
t Tigers and get about :iOO each
for lauding In third place.
SHIVERICK ELECTED CAPTAIN
Frederick T. Shlvcrlck of Chicago,
who was unnnlmously elected captain
of tho Cornell football team, Is a quar
terback and u star drop-klckcr. Ho
was captain-elect of tho Cornell cloven
In 1017, but never served, us ho left
tho university to enter military serv
Ico. Ho was a captain of artillery In
GOLF CLUB PAYS FOR SHEEP
English Farmer Recovers Damages
for Animals Killed by Being
Poisoned on Links.
Tho Lees Hall Golf club, Shelllcld,
England, wero the defendants In tho
Sheffield county court, In an action
brought by n faimer who lost 10 sheep
and two beasts through their being
poisoned whllu grazing on tho links.
Tho ovldeuco showed that tho club
authorities had used woed-klller, con
taining arsenic, on tho luud.
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I TOPPING IS BI3 FAULT
Practically every professional
will ligroo tlint the most com
non fiuilt of the beginner In
Coif Is topping, and before this
can bo corrected the riiiiso
must bo discovered. Treatment
In golf Is similar to Hint In
medicine, In Hint thu diagnosis
must precede the prescription.
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llnct nnd separate entires for u
topped bnll, nny one of which
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BALL PLAYERS GOOD
AS FOOTBALL STARS
Several Besides Thorpe Could
Make Good on Gridiron.
Leslie Mann, Eddie Collins and "Rab
bit" Maranville Rank as Being
Particularly Clever Others
Equally as Good.
Jim Thorpe of the Braves who Is
playing professional football this fall
Is not the only big lengue star who
could devote his time quite profitably
to the gridiron game.
Of course few desire to do so. The
risk of getting Injured Is so great that
It would be foolhardy for any major
league player In his prime to play foot
hnll. Thotpe Is nn exception. Ho Is a
second Achilles, In the matter of In
Jury, and has never known what It Is
to get hurt In the gnme.
There nro several major leapue ball
players who have starred on the grid
Iron. ThorpeV prowess as a football
player Is well known nnd lie needs lit
tle Introduction. While playing with
thu Carlisle Indian school hu Marred
In every game.
Leslie Mann Is a football player of
no little ability. While he wns star
ring at the Sprlnglleld Training school
he established u big reputation uud
was clinen by many critics for the
All-Aiuerlcnn team in his time.
Munn pl.iyed halfback and wns an
exceptional punter. He could nverngo
nearly fit) ynids and often his kicks
cnrrled for a distance of 00 yards and
more beforo hitting tho soil. As u
broken-field runner he wns one of tho
greatest. Ho was especially brilliant
In running buck klrk-oft's or punts nnd
once started was a hard man to down.
Eddlo Collins has nlso been ranked
by experts us among the best football
players. Collins starred In tno quar
terback position at Columbia several
Ono of the best foothnll plnyers
among big leaguers who never attend
ed college, but who would surely have
been a star In the university world had
ho done ho. is "Rabbit" Marnnvllle, tho
peppery little shortstop of the Braves.
The gobs of the U. S. S. Pennsylvan
ia will bear witness to tho Rabbit's
nullity on tho gridiron. Tho Boston
stnr virtually won them tho champion
ship while u member of that crew last
season. Maranvlllo Is best at running
with tho ball. Ho Is so nimble, so
shifty and quick thnt ho slides through
tho opposing team like an eel.
Mannger McGraw recently procured
ono of tho best foothnll players of re
cent years In Frank Frlsoh. Frlsch,
who starred on tho foothnll team as
well ns on tho baseball nine nt Ford
ham, Is equally nt homo on tho dia
mond or football Held.
Davo Robertson, tho Cub outfielder;
Hentheoto of tho St. Louis Nationals
and George Halas, tho young outfielder
who was with tho Yankees enrly in the
season, nro all football players of ex
MANY SPORTS IN AUSTRALIA
Returned Soldiers Given Opportunity
of Reunion and Recreation by
In order to give returned soldiers,
who nro on leavo or unemployed, an
opportunity of reunion nnd reten
tion, tha Victorian commandant, Gen
eral Brand, hns organized n series of
sports meetings between the various
sections of tho Australian Imperial
force. Football, rowing, running and
other sports will bring the old bat
talions nnd divisions together again
on tho turf under peace conditions
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Photo shows Miss Alexu W. Stirling of Atlnntu. Ga. (left), winner of
the national golf championship, nnd the runner-up, Mrs. W. A. Gavin of
The littlo twcnty-two-ycnr-old girl of Georgln remains beyond possible
doubt the leading woman golfer of tho United States. It took her only 13
holes In the final round over the Shawnee Country club (Pennsylvnnln) links
to retain tho national championship, by clenrly nnd definitely defeating tho
runner-up, Mrs. Gavin of tho South Shore Field club, Long Island. The score
wns 0 up andO to play. Miss Stirling won tho last tournament in 1010 nt
the nge of nineteen. Mrs. Gavin received n medal, as did two semi-final-lsts.
MOST RUNNERS FAIL
TO TRAIN PROPERLY
Fault Is Typical of Great Many
Majority of Sprinters Do Little or No
Work Outside of Days on Which
They Compete Fall to Build
Only n few days ago tho rernarR
was mado to a prominent athlete that
his trouble was thnt he never did nny
training except when ho was on tho
track, and thnt thnt fault was not con
fined to him ulone, but wns typical of
u great many If not most track ath
letes. "The trouble with most of you run
ners of today Is," snld this critic, "thnt
you never do any training nt nil until
you come out to run n race. The meth
od thnt seems to hnvo won npprovnl
of most of you calls for entering ns
many races as you possibly con In tho
course of the season nnd letting flic
running you get In those races stand
ns n substitute for good, hard, per
In many respects this criticism ap
pears to bo well founded If the per
formances of many of the best athletes
can bo taken ns n basis upon which
to pnss Judgment. Instend of building
themselves up by n course of systemat
ic training, middle-distance runners,
for example, enter everything from n
HOO-ynrd sprint to n two-mile race In
preparation for n COO or n 1,000-ynrd
rncu two months hence. They do littlo
training In between nnd once or may
bo twice a week they "run their bends
off" at a distance either too long or too
short for their spcclnl powers.
A man who has received hl3 enrly
training under n competent school or
colle-jo coach rarely If over trains in
such n hnphazard way. Ho bus been
bred Into tho wny of preparing himself
for a given ccntesr by u series of ex
ercises leading directly up to tho event
in question. Just for tho sake of get
ting sonio competition he may run a
raco at n distance us u sort of tryout
n week beforo tho contest toward
which he Is aiming, but he never thinks
of entering everything thnt comes
along, sntlsfylng himself thnt tho run
ning lie does in that wny Is tho kind
of training he needs.
TENNIS CROWDING OUT GOLF
Net Game Is Enjoying Vast New Birth
of Popularity at Wimbledon Court
Tho Westminster Gazette notices
that lawn tennis, even more than golf,
Is enjoying n vast new birth of popu
larity in England.
"Tho attendance nt Wimbledon each
day, thu cosmopolitan character of tho
entries and the enthusiasm shown for
tho liner points of iho gamo nil show
the hold that tenuis has obtained the
world over. England gavo tho gamo
birth, but for the time being she hns
failed to produce any new body of
"Tho English representation at Wim
bledon labors under tho disabilities of
nge, nnd there Is littlo sign ns yet of
tho new generation which waits to fill
tho shoes of the elders. It Is common
ly alleged that thu English youth lacks
tho dash which gives crlspness and
force to tho strokes of the Americans
and the colonials.
"Probubly tho truo reason Is that
England hns n dearth of hard courts
or of grass courts on which thu bound
of tho ball Is true. Tho stroke that
takes nil chances Is only teamed when
n ninn can feel certain what tho bnll
will do when It bus struck thu surfuco
of tho ground."
DEFEATING MRS. GAVIN
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SETS RIFLE MARK
Lieut. It. K. Smith, U. S. A., !
established n new world's rec
ord for n 10-lneh bull's-eye at
COO yards when he made n con
secutive string of 50 bull's-eyes
I In the Swiss miss-nnd-out at t
Senglrt, N. J, Ho actually
scored CS bull's-eyes, as both his
sighting shots were center ones.
Lieutenant Smith won the nn
tlonal Individual tournament
tronhy match nt the navy rifle
t range nt Caldwell, N. J.
COACHING COLUMBIA ELEVEN
The photograph shows Dawson, for
mer foothnll couch for Princeton, who
Is now giving tho Columbia team some
fine points of the college game.
ICE PICK WAS OVERLOOKED
Trainer of Cincinnati Reds Fearful
That Attempt Would Be Made to
Fenrful that an nttempt would bo
mode to dope the Reds nnd thus pre
vent them from be itlng the Giants In
thu recent series In New York, tho
Cincinnati club, through Its agent In
Now York, supplied tho drinking wa
ter, lee and towels ui-ed by the visit
ing players, and Henry Fabian wns
spurned by tho Reds.' trainer when ho
offered to provide tho wnter nnd Ice.
ITowever, the representative of the
Cincinnati club had neglected to pro
vldo un Ico pick, so the vWtors' train
er nppealed to the Giants' ground keep
er just beforo the llr&t gnme was called
to lend him n pic!:.
Tho reqm t moused Henry's Ire, nnd
lifter consigning the Reds nnd their
trainer and every ono connected with
them to n region where Ico picks uro
not generally In demand ho added:
"Nix I Ain't you afraid our Ice pick
might bo poisoned, tool"
D0WD WANTS ANOTHER TRIAL
Newark Player Doesn't Believe He
Got Fair Shake Last Spring
When Sent to Minora.
Rnymond (Snooks) Dowd, who
thinks ho didn't get exnctly n fair
shako In tho spring when ho was sent
hack to tho minors, hud u hlg year
In tho International leaguo with Now
uric and thinks It should earn hlni an
other chnnco In tho big bhow. Ho Is
now nt his homo In Springfield, Mass.,
where he will spend tho winter.
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