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FELSCH HOLDS RECORD AS FLY CATCHER
GAME OF POLO IS MOST
ATTRACTIVE OF SPORTS
ROAMER TO FOLLOW UHLAN'S FOOTSTEPS
i iX M n Mm
Prcs. and Trcas.
RE ADY& C ALLAGH AN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Mnln 4200
Branch Office and Ynrdi N. W. Corner 47th and Haltted Street
on Chlcntro Junction Ry. Phono Yard 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. 'a High Test Sodas
30 No. Dearborn St
Fono Randolph 1349
WM. H. MALONE, PrlUt
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipments Only
Rogers Park 1458
J. W. DEER, Prcs. and Trcas.
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., CfllCAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
T.Upb.a. Randolph MT
Oscar "Happy" Folsch, who plays center Hold for the While So. Is tho
holder of n new record for innjor league center Holders. On Juno 20, 1010,
while tho White Sox wore playing Cleveland, "Happy" accepted 12 chances
without a slip. Hlovcn of Ids chances were Hie mid ono nn assist.
Jimmy Single, while playing right Held for the Chicago Nationals Jn 1S07,
made 12 put-outs, and this Ih the record for alt outllehlers, iik far u put-outs
In 1877, .Schafer, who played right Held for the Hruvo, had .seven put-out
nnd four assist, and Hornuug, left Holder for the xume club, gathered ten
put-outs and one assist In 1SS1. O'ltrlcn of the old Metropolitans had It put
out In 1SS7, hut Hindu an error. Dick Hurley of the Cardinals, In 1018, had
11 put-otiiH and Topsy llarlsol, while with the Cubs In 1000, giabbed off the
BLAME RESULT ON ARMY LIFE
Pitchers Alexander and Sherrod Smith
Express Same Opinion Re
Grovcr Cleveland Alexander of the
Chicago Cub and Sherrod Smith of
the Brooklyn Dodger both expressed
tho snmu opinion regarding army life
and baseball. "Army life did u lot
for mo physically," quoth Aleck. "I
Qrover Cleveland Alexander.
never felt better In my life. Hut It
undoubtedly held mo bncl; In pitching.
One Iiiih got to keep his hand In all
the tlmu to retain hi form, and I had
mighty little opportunity to do much
real pitching In the army."
"You're right. Aleck," responded
Smith. "If joii are going to play good
baseball you have got to play baseball
nil the time. I mine out of the nrmy
feeling like a two-your-ohl, hut It tool;
me half I lie summer to make Ihy old
ball behave right l."
FORMER LEAGUE STARS SHINE
Pacific Coast League Boasts of Such
Players as Sam Crawford and
The reserve list of Hie I'liclllc ('nasi
league runs over ulili miuicr.nl' former
major league sin i-.' neurlj allot' whom
held their own dining the past .-cumin,
A glance at Hie list will discover such
names as Tom Scalnti, Hue Crandall.
Joe I''liincrnn, ltert NIchoiT Sam Craw
ford, An bur l'i online Hyrnn llouck.
I'oto Schneider. Trod rnlkenberg,
Harry Kinase. IMdlo Moiisnr. .lean
Dale, Jimmy Vlo. Italph S mini, 1M
Sweeno.v. I'ele Cotuptnii, Hurry Curd
uer and nearly a score of others.
FAVORS CROSS-COUNTRY RUN
Coach Farrcll of Harvard Say3 Train
ing Will Condition Athlete for
Coach I.duiml r'anvll of Hie liar
vard cross-nmiitr.v squad .sa.vs: "An
athlete who has ti alucd over a cross
country course for a season Is In con
dltlon to enter any h.aucli of ath
letic or any event In the track pro
gram, and, if the natural ability I
present la any degree, uiakti a suec-ess-ful
ROBERTSON OF PURDUE
SET FIELD GOAL MARK
Wlvu Charlie Hrlckley of if
Harvard kicked live Held goal
and defeated Yale In the fall of ;i
ruin many tuoitgni unit tnu ;.
stunt wa a record. 1 tut '. C,
'' ltobertson of I'urdue bettered ;;
;:; this mark In 1000 on October : :
: I -7, uhen, la n game against :
Itoso I'olytochnlcul he booted ; j
i; over seven goal from ibe Held. ',',
'.'.'. In maklni: tills record Itobert
'' son kicked two goals from tho i
;; 20-yard marl;, two from tho -!
:' yard mark, two from the .'to
; yard llnu and oau from the !I3
:':; yard line.
li. w. TralTonl of Harvard
'.;' playing against Cornell In 1S00,
j; kicked live goals, which equals
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, , inn iiiiuiin ui miri.it-.t iiimi l.vii-
;; eisall. Trafl'ord kicked three of
; i Ills goals from the ."0-yard mark
11 mill tu'n frnm llii. !tri.l'nrfl Mini
Syracuse oarsinea will start row
ing In Jtinuary.
Itutgers college has made physical
Tho I'aliner stadium nt I'rlnceton
seat approximately r0,00() persons.
Hartford ha a bolng commission.
Tvvelvo rounds to a decision Is the
Toronto boasts twenty-seven park
for baseball, rugby and soccer football
lira '.I I want the I'nlted State to
send a soccer learn there for It an
United nonunion l'oot Hall league,
the soccer body of Canada, Invested
$2.01)0 In Canadian victory bonds.
It Is reported that Tris Speaker will
he paid 20,000 tor pln.vlng eeutcrllold
and managing the Indians next sea
son. St. I. mils uloiie of the National
League clubs has failed to win u chain
plou-hlp In tho older major league or
gaulatloii. Iloiiny l.eomird icccled ulmost SO,
000 for his end In bis bout with Sol
dler Harilield. The how drew more
ltolng Is' popular in Manila, Dm
of (lie best exponents (hero Is Oecli
Cabauela, a feathei weight. Kour-rouar
bouts are held once .i week,
Memphis fans are highly elated over
the good showing IHle Carroll and
I.ou Chrlsteiihury made at the end of
tho season with Hie Huston Hruws.
ran! .Musscr, who was with the
White Sox a few seasons ago and was
leluined to Des Molues, lnis liccn sold
to the Athletics for M'J.r.OO. Ho I a
The four leading nioney-wlnnlng driv
els in tho (iruud Circuit light hgruess
events, namely, Mmph, Cox, Dodge
ami (leers, have togetlier won practi
cally po per cent of both the nice ami
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: .iiu iiiiiiv ii jiuiu n mi iii-
', trnrflvit utinff unit mtinllf tmlnu
i', ' "" "' ".' k -
;!; new friends after the teams of
: fmir men each participate In
the diihliig raco up or down
;;; the Held on horseback In an on-
:: doavor to score a coal In- lilt
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;: iiiik wie nun inrougu me lespec- ..t
;, im- leiiins poai jiosis una ine
mallet. Kach game consists of ,i
eight periods of 7,,4 minutes
each, with three minutes' time
allowance at tho end of every
pel ion lor (image or ponies, ex-
coin: in me enu or mo rourtn
ticrlod. which Is hnlf tlmn. u'linn
an Interval of seven minutes Is H
NEWCOIVIERS IN LIST
nF 2:10 TROTTERS
Each Year Shows Shrinkage of
Young Horses on Turf.
Secretary Goeher Would Cancel All
Winning Race Records More Than
Two Years Old to Make Up
Shortage of Youngsters.
Willie the number of newcomers
In the list of 2:10 trotters Is larger
this year thnn over before, It Is slgnlll
ennt of the growing scarcity of young
campaigner that the number of new
comers In the 2 :.'!0 list has been stead
lly decreasing since 1014.
It may take a turn for the hotter
this year, when the returns are all In,
for harness racing has come buck with
a bound since the war ended, but In
tho last live years there has been a
rapid and uninterrupted decline In the
supply of racing material, as rellected
by the annual recruit In the 1'::10
In 10M there were 1,121 newcomers,
which was only 11 less than the total
for MOO. In 101." the number dropped
to 1,078, then In the following your to
SS0 and In 1017 to 7.77, while last year
It had fallen to 015. I'acei-s Imve kept
stop with the trotter In this alarming
falling off In fresh racing material.
In 101 1 there were 1,0011 addition to
the list of 2:2." pacers: In 1015 thoro
wero 1,002; In 1010 there were SOS;
In 1017 only 7110, and In WIS only Ml,
so that the shrinkage In live jettrs wa
ulmost no per cent.
XV. II. Ciocher, secretary of the Na
tional Trotting association. Is ulni;
these figures lu his campaign to can
cel all winning race lecords more
than two jenr. old, thereby making up
for the shortage of fiesh oung horses
by rejuvenating the outclassed cam
paigners. Ills argument Is that such a rule
Is needed to relieve the shoilage until
the breeders call catch up with the
demand, hut be Is not sa.xlng much
about the effect which a rule of this
kind would hae on (he future sup
ply, when breeders are asked to raise
fresh joiing trotters to race on even
terms against the old stneers.
All tin1 track managers and most of
the owners and drivers who do not
look beyond the immediate dollar seem
to ho lu favor of Doctor Cochci s
latest cure-all, and It (s not uullkelv
the scheme will go tbrouuli at the in-M
congress of the N. T. A.
Doctor (locher estimates that such
a "bankruptcy act" would tmii loose
about 0,000 outclassed horses la Hie
slow classes of net season' cam
paign. FREDDIE WELSH IS THROUGH
Former Lightweight 'Champion An-
nounces Retirement After Biting
Ear of Manager.
A short time ago I'reddlo Welsh,
former Ib.'ht-w eight champion wlin
gained much renown as a gentlemen
boxer, who prefened hi lake things
easy, was up before a maglstiaie,
I-'ieildle was charged with Idling the
oar of his malinger, a r'cnlleiu.in
iKl'iuil Pollock, but when 'ihe .mm'
enme up for dial -a li I diteiioi of
Welsh .s Huanclal destinies failed to
appear to press the clm.-go and tlm
liulgo let Freddie go cent tree. On Ihe
top of the discharge r'rcddle rhen nu
nc uueeil that hu was ihiougli with
boxing tor good and all an I woaldn t
don tho mills again fnrauvt'iliig, To
latest i opart of Freddie's aggieshe
n ess would seem to disprove ibe re
port that he didn't like to ink becaiiso
a lighter that liuows bow to use a
good set of teeth to advantage with
out being ilisqualllleil hi,- It, should
prosper. What lie Is going to oaga'o
lu train now on be lias not siar?d
' " na
ltnamor, l:.'lll-,", holder of the world record fm- a mile, will follow In tho
footstep of Uhlan, 1 :."(!, king of trotters, by becoming a park saddle horse
when hi day on the running turf arc over.
li WHO WON CHAMPIONSHIP I !
i: FLAG FOR CINCINNATI? i !
' ' "" " I '' !
The oft-repeated query, "Who :;;
: won the war'" Is paralleled by '',
' one Just as puzzling. It Is, ;
: "Who won the pennant for Cln- ',',
: clnnutl?" Some one ha Hgiired :
that at least four men who are ; ;
;; not members of tho Itedland :
I : outfit have Just claims to roc- ji!
: ogultloti In this connectum. ;
; : They are a follows: ;:;
William !'. linker, president j
of the I'hlllles, who released ;
;; I'at Moran last winter. ;;;
I:'; John McOraw, who, after ho !:
: bad signed Moran a a coach for ' ;
:i his pitcher, voluntarily released ;;
: him so that hu might accept the ''
; iiiauagemoiit of tho Hod. ;
Harney Dreyfuss, who refused ;
;;; to waive on Walter Ituether and ''
' Jimmy King last spring and so
:; kept them In the league.
:,:; Charles II. Hbbetts, who re- ',:',
;: fused to pay Hilly Kopf's salary j
: demands, the result being that
: ICopf remalneil with the Hods, i:':
New York city enjoys Indoor Ico
Toledo will devote profits from box
lug contest to charity cases.
Cleveland I displaying u real liking
for the professional football game.
Annapolis has arranged seventeen
baseball games for tho homo, Held lu
The grand circuit stevvaids will meet
lu Syracuse to allot dates for the 1020
light harness events.
Why this never-ending eruwide
against wrestlers? They nre not as bad
as senators or butchers.
A total of 270 race were contested
In tho grand circuit during the recent
hensoii for purses amounting to $IS0,.
Johnny Dundee, the New York
lightweight, It Is estimated, has earned
closo to ?0ri,000 In his bouts dm lag
Jim Coihett. Kid McCoy, Tom Ken
nedy, Kid Hroad and many other box
er now are making a success of the
Albert "Lefty" I.ellleld. the Hrowns
"comeback" southpaw, has been pitch
ing professional baseball since 1002.
a htretch of seventeen jears.
Jack Talt, the Tomato splinter, maj
organize a relay team to take part In
various cities of the Culled Slates
during the coming wlnler mmimiii,
The bcaittv of football seems to be
that If the winning team hadn't done
something Just at the last minute,
tho other lellow would have won.
M. M, Mlshu, tho .voung ltoiimanlau
tennis plner, spuing a sin prise In tho
English tenuis world bv winning the
Haul of tho men's singles at llui ling
hum against S. X. Doust.
lleport In Internal Inual league cir
cles I that Chick Hartuiaii, who tlnlsh
ed the season as manager of the Hlug
hainton team, will lead Ihe Newark
Hear next year In place of I'at
MEREDITH GOES TO ANTWERP
World's Half-Mlle Record Holder Has
Changed His Mind About Re
tiring From Sport.
Ted Meredith I undoubtedly keen to
make tho trip to Antwerp next sum
mer, for ho ha changed his mind
about retiring and ha bosun training.
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Tod has placed himself under tho earn
of I.awson Itobeitson, the I'enu coach,
who was much surprised at tho turn
of speed shown by the world' half
milo record holder lu his llrst work
out. Ted hu ulieady accepted invita
tions to compete In several ludoor
meet this whiter.
SAM CREWS IS DISAPPOINTED
Pitcher Who Hurled No-HIt Game
Likely to Remain In Southern
League Next Year.
Sam Ciews, who pitched a no-hit
game for Hlrmlughum against Hob
Coleman's Mobile team on .May 2 last,
will very likely icnuilu lu tho Southern
league for another season, HI work
wa uniformly excellent this season,
but not good enough to Induce hi
purchase by a major league club. Had
the draft s.vsteiu still been lu voguo, It
Is certain he would have been grabbed
by one or the other of the big league
clubs. In his case, the abolishment of
the system caused a disappointment to
an ambitious .voting pllcher.
WHAT STABLE BOYS WANTED
French Jockeys Struck for Fifteen
Francs a Day With Food Owners
Demands of the stable ho.vs at tho
Lallttc, Cbantllly and Longrlunap race
track to enfoico which they declared
a strike, weio for llfteen francs a day
with food, 1 pei cent of tho stnblo
stakes won by the barges thoy cared
for, four hours' work on Sunday and
one day off each month, ltacing blnp.
peel at Hum; of the tracks because tho
owners rejected tin-so demands.
RUNNERS RETURNED TO PENN
Coach Robertson Encouraged by Come-
ack of Landers Expects to
Tho return ot Sherman Landers to
tho University of I'eiinsjlvaniu track
squad was a big encouragement to
Coach Lawsou Kobertsou. With
Shields, the famous milo runner of
two years ago, and tho promise .it
Maxam, the quartur-mllu btar, return
ing, the Ited and Hluo may regain
some of Its Inst laurels In 1020,
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