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TlrtE. Q lOAOO e ,A IB L. &
JOHN U. SMYTH
716 West Madison Street
Telephone Haymarket 836
Specializing in West Side Real Estate
JOSEPH O'BRIEN ASSUMES DUTIES AS
OFFICIAL OF NEW YORK BASEBALL CLUB
WASHINGTON CLUB IS
BOUGHT BY GRIFFITH
COACH SHARPE REPLIES TO CRITICISM
OF YALE ALUMNI AND UNDERGRADUATES
Together With Philadelphian He
Is Now in Control.
Frcs. and Treas.
L. J. READY
READY& C ALL AGH AN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yard: N. W. Corner 47th and Hal ted Street
on Chicago Junction Ry. Phone 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
nd Special Sodas for
Tanners Soap Makers
Metal Cleaning Water Softening
Dish Washing Machines, etc.
Immediate ehipmcnts from Chicago Stock
The Fred Molt Co., Inc.
Solvay Process Co.'s High Test Sodas
30 No. Dearborn St
Fom. Randlph 1S4
Wat. M. MALONE, PmMwt
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipments Omly
Roger Park 1458
AMERICAN SEWER & DRAIN CONSTRUCTION CO.
J. W. DEER, Prcs. and Tree.
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
WALTER M. READY
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Joseph D. O'ltrlcn, Iho new secretary of the New York Giants, 1ms taken
chnrgo of tlio Fifth nvenuo building olllecs.
Q'Hrlen Is n fiinilllur figure to Now York fundoin nntl n cnpiiMo oxecii
tlvc. Indeed, lie wns cluli secretary with tlio lute Jphn T. Ilrusli ami pre
ceded Foster In olllce. O'ltrlcn Is a baseball man of varied experience,
whoso career has been brilliant In the extreme. Ah president of the Ameri
can association he placed the Class AA circuit In the llrst rank of minor
John 11. Foster, the retiring secretnry, has been a popular otllclal. New
Yorlc football fans owe him n debt of gratitude. It was his untiring efforts
that brought annual iirmy-nnvy and other major gridiron battles to the Polo
CHAMPIONS OF 1919
AltCHEItY Dr. Ilolirrt 1. Klmrr
CASTINO )r. Ilulforil .1. Mnrluii
H. IliixrUnn Thomson, I'rliirrlnn iiiiIt.
ATltl.KTICH (tram) Nrw York A. C.
AUTOMOIHI.K (prnlll) . Tommy .Milton
AUTO.MOnil.K (illrtlnirli) ..Hilrnry olilllrlil
IIAHKIIAM, Cincinnati !trU
IIAHKIIAM, American) Ty Cobb
IIAHKIIAM. (Nutlonnl) Kditle llouli
1IIM.IAKDH (nnmtfur) ,.,, Ditto McAndlrM
IIIM.IAIIDS (nrofeHlonal) ...Willie limine
IIII.MAnrtS (tlirro culilon) . UU tnnnefm
IIIM.IAIIDS (pocket) ICulflt (Irrrnlrar
MCVCIJNO (profrnilotiiil) . IUi moml Knlon
IIICYCMNO (amnttur) ..Cliurlfn Ottrrrltter
1IICYCI.IMI (trnm) ...doulttt unci Miulilrn
IIOXINO (hrntywHulit) Inrk llrmpaey
IIOXINO (inlilillenrlclit) Mike O'Dowil
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IIOXINO (llshtwrldit) Ilrnny Ionanl
IIOXINO (friitlitrnelitlit) ..Johnny Kllliune
IIOXINO (unntiiimvrlclit) ... 1'rO llrrmiin
IIOXINO (lljrttrlKlit) Ilmmy Wild
FOOTIIAM, (Hf.l) ....Unlcrlty of Illlnol.
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(IOI.K (uouirn'n) lrlu Stirling
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HIIOOTIM! (umulrur) ....(I. W. Lorlmrr
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MVIMMINU (Hoinrn) ,,K. Illrlhtrny, N. Y.
MVIMM1NO (nirn) ..Norinnti Ho, I. A. C.
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SKI (uiiiiilrur) ..It. .Iriinrii, Nnrvo Ski Cluli
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TKNMrt (Junior) Vlncrnt lUthard
TKN.MS (junior iloublrt)
Trunk T. Andrmon itnd Crrll lionnlilnon
TRN'MH (rluy) Wllllun) M. Jolintton
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William M. Jolintton unci Humuel Ilurdy
WK1UTUNO ICurl Cuddork
NAVY TO HAVE DOBIE AGAIN
Coach's Contract Does Not Expire Un
til End of Next Season Will
Stick Another Year.
Gllmour Doble will continue ns
coach of the Naval Academy football
team for one more jenr at least. It
developed the other day and wns con
firmed In olllchl quarters that the con-
tract between the coaeli mid the nnval
athletic authorities made at tho begin
nlng of the season of 11118 ooered
three years and nor two, ns generally
supposed. Dnhlo will, therefore, hi
In charge again iwxt sensoii.
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Kngland expects to sentl n cricket
eleven to Austrnllu for the 1020-'J1 sea
son. Six baseball players named Miller
are on the National league reserve
lUiselmll once was a sport. Later
It became a business. Now It's a
Harvard college has announced ilw
It will be In for Inteirollevluie u
Jerome Keogh, eternn imh-
has been playing with the m .
for '11 years.
Alfreil Klirubb has t-eeiirect '
tlon of athletle coach at nv.. ..
George Morlarty, who spi ncN i! .
season In Woodstock, 111., Im bet n -i.
gaged again as an American lengue m i
Jack Coombs has been signed b.
Hughey Jennings to net as coach for
the Tiger hurler.s during the coming
A new French llyw eight boxer named
Julllnrd Is iK-Ing groomed for u clash
with Jimmy Wilde, tho English cham
pion. University of Vlrglnln baseball
team will ninko a trip north to play
Horvard, Yale, I'linceton and Am
Iloglro Hnnelshl, a Japanese Jin
Jltsu expert, has been added to Uni
versity of Illinois' athletic coaching
Hob O'Loughlln, captain-elect of tho
Columbia University 'vnrslty crow, has
resigned, ns he expected to graduate
With tho Morelngs backing him up.
BUI Itodgers expects to put tho Sacra
mento team In the I'nclllc coast league
nice next bcauon.
Marty Cross, New York welter
weight, has been suspended for six
months by tho New Jersey commission
for failure to show up for a light.
Tho bonrd of athletic control at
Princeton university has voted to num
ber of Princeton varsity football pluy
ers next fall Irrespective of what the
other colleges do.
Miss Alexia Stirling of Atlanta, the
national golf champion, mny go to
England next spring to compete In the
annual tournament for the Ilrltlsh
women's golf championship.
To date tho American boxing pro
moters have been a bad last In the
bidding for n DempeyCiirpentler
championship tight, tin French nnd
English promoters lending the way.
Two leading professional gulf plnj-
ers mny Ult this country net jenr.
tamely, Abe Mitchell, the laic-t Euro
lean sensation, and George Huneen
Idle U'it Vied ii .limn. ni-i 'd ,
II T l i' no ii Ii'i vMi'ir,
Manager of Nationals Will De In Ab-
solute Power and Is Expected to
Make. Many Changes In the
Personnel of Team.
Clark (ii Klltli has' purchased the
controlling Interest In the Washing
ton baseball club. Tho veteran mali
nger, who has piloted the Natlonnls
since 11)111, associated with William
M. Itlchardson, n Philadelphia grain
merchant, obtained approximately
four-fifths of the 'JO.000 shares of
the corporation for ?JOO,000. Grllllth,
In the reorganization, will become
president and remain as malinger for
the time being nt least.
Tho syndicate which made the pur
chase Is expected to make big changes
In the personnel of the team, and ev
ery effort will be made to strengthen
tho club's nine next season. Tlio new
purchasers, It Is snld, Intend to cut
loose from the policy of economy that
has generally been followed ami ue
every means possible to produce n
winning combination. In short, It Is
felt that the city of Washington will
be put to the test In 1020.
Grlfllth, who Is now In the luss of
John MrGraw ami Connie Mack as u
manager owning considerable stock,
bus been In baseball since 1SS7. He
broke In that enr In ltloomlngtoii, III.
In 1S01 he got In the majors with the
xvS ft? 3 BLaLaaLaLaBa
old St, I.ouls Drowns, then mnnnged
by Charley Conilskey, who was plaj
lng first base.
Grllllth, one of the greatest pitchers
tho game ever hod, was on the coast
In 1802 and the following season went
to tho old Chicago White Stockings.
Ho was one of the stars of that fa
mous out (It until 1001 when he man
aged Comlskey's club In the American
league and won his only pennant with
When tho Yankees entered tlio
league In 1003 Grllllth was their first
manager. He was m New York until
tho middle of the season of 1008, when
ho nnd Frank Fnrrell, then owner ot
tho club, had a disagreement. The
next year Grllllth managed the Cincin
nati lteds, and he was Garry llerr
man's innnager until he wns made
manager of the Nationals In 11112.
SKATER'S LEGS WORTH MUCH
Bobby McLean, Who Has Sailed (or
Norway, Takes Out Policy With
Lloyds for $25,000.
"Hobby" McLean values his legs nt
$25,000, nccordlng to his manager, 11.
It, Scnnlon, for which lie hns hnd
vlWiirn Ntptxr Union 'svs&i
.them Insured with Lloyd's. McLean has
sailed for Norway, to defend his Ice
skating title against 0car Muthlcsou.
Norwnj's skatliis wlzatd.
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DR, AU. StlARPE
Although most of the Yale alumni
nntl undergraduates cordially support
Dr. Al Sharpe In his policies as gen
eral athletic coach and director, n mi
nority bus mnde his life miserable
since the Harvard and Princeton de
featM by demands thnt he retlie In
favor of Tnd Jones, who wns head
coach three years ago. Goaded by In
cessant criticism of his football
coaching. Doctor Shnrpe sold:
Won't Insist on Contract.
"If Yale oluinnl nntl undergradu
ates really attribute the loss of the
Harvard and Princeton gnmes to my
concldng and wnnt to bring Tad Jones
back as head coach I shall not de
mand that Yale carry out my three
yenr contract. If my work Is unsatis
factory and there Is n popular demand
that I go 1 shall go. There have been
The Cardinals will train nt ltrowns-villi-,
Tex., ami will go .South March 1.
ICnlllo antl Cuiiiilnghnin, pitchers,
hae been released to Portland by the
It Is riimnied that Jay Gould has re
jected several lucrative offers to turn
What n vnst difference between the
meaning of the word "boot" as applied
to baseball and football.
Herman says that he cannot afford
to fight Jimmy Wlldo becauso the lat
ter lost to Jnck Shnrkey.
Cornell will bnve basket hull con
tests for every college section compet
ing for the Intrninuriil title.
Wild left-bunders refuse to order
plutters In a lestaurnnt becnuse they
ore nfrnhl they can't locate It.
Among students who find relaxation
In athletics at Cornell are n one-legged
wrestler nnd two tilt ml oarsmen.
Ah far as the wi'Mem showing ot
the Syracuse football team Is con
coined, tho Orange proved to bo n
Vic Snler, who was out of baseball
last season, Is desired by the Coluni;
bus (O.) club of the American nsso
elation. The New York club of the American
lenguo Is anxious to obtain Ilobblo
Roth. Manager Huggins would uso
him In right field,
Footbnll has attained such popularity
In Canada that u movement Is on
foot to form nn association of the ama
teur clubs of the Dominion.
Charles Ledroux of Kranco retained
tho bantamweight chauiplnnMilp of Eti
ropo by defeating Walter Koss, the
English bnntainw eight champion.
Football nt the New England high
schools wns n big money maker this
year, the Haverhill high school alone
hnvlng cleared $10,000 on Its gridiron
Georges Ciiriientlor. who won tint
hcnvywelght championship of Europe
by defeating Joe Ileckett, hns signed u
contract to appear In a moving picture
Hob Simpson has tnken up his du
ties as conch of Missouri uiiUemlty
students. Ho Is In charge of the com
pulsory nthletlc work of tlio military
Tho return of the lni-gaiue sched
ules In the major leagues means that
tho seasons will open Apill II or 15
and that the world series will get un
der way about Ocloher ft.
Commnnder J. K, l Ui-, the lend
ing money winner on the turf this yenr,
Is Imlng constructed n private race
track In Howard county, Mnr.Wnud,
about two miles from the Lninel nice
cliques that weio not working for tho
bet Interests of Ynle, and thorn
was not harmony. There Is too great
n bridge between the ncademlc and
the sclent llle departments. Ynlo lost
Its two biggest games because of
Doctor Shnrpe was asked to com
ment on the stnteinent mnde by Trnln
er John Mack to the effect that, when
an eleven Is on the one-ynnl lino nnd
cannot score because of a missed sig
nal, something Is wrong. He tin
"The play that wns called for wan
an oiT-taekle piny nnd llruilen, who
took the ball, went through center."
"Then llraden disobeyed his slg
tials?" "Either that or ho misunderstood
FIRST BASEBALL PAY
Individuals nnd tennis have :
g won In spite of hnvlng tho dope :;:
nil their woy.
The time to Vollcct Is when i :
you are ahead.
The Olllv svstem Hint run Iwnr
;; the races Is to let eiu nin for ;,;
: Sweeney. : ;
There are too ninny folks who
attempt to play with blue chips ;
; before they can handle tho red : :
;; and white.
The Mine man Isn't rlL-ht nil :
the time, but nt least ho Is rea- ;:;
In tnklm n flump.. lr la nlcn !!
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:;: well enough to select a soft spot ::
to laud on.
Ilefore nla.vlng any rlvnl for n
:;: sucker take another look In tho X:
:;: glass. :;::
KID WILLIAMS COMING BACK?
One-Time Bantamweight Champion
Could Not Keep Away From Fistic
Circle Now a Manager.
Eld Williams, onu-tlme bantam
weight champion, us wos expected,
could not remain away from tho sport
very lone. Do not mlsronstruo us na
saying that the Kid will attempt n
comeback, for It is doubtful whether
the great little Monumental City bnt
tler will ever don the gloves ngaln.
Williams, however, will return to tho
spot In which he achieved much
glory, ns a manager, as ho has taken
Little Jeff under his managerial wing.
AMERICAN SPORTS IN' CHINA
Football and Baseball Successfully In
troduced at Tsing Hau College,
Located at Pekln.
American foolbnll anil baseball have
been successfully Introduced nt Ttdng
Unit college, Pekln, China, according
to Ming S. Lowe, leglstrar of tho col
lege. After Ids arrival In China ho ob
tained the services' of an American
coach mid physical director, D, K.
Ilrace, a lied college graduate, to
conch the various teams then organ
ized, In u leiilutlvo wny, In baseball,
American loothall, soccer, tennis,
track nnd swimming,
American foolbnll and Ynnkco bnsc
ball are among the mostpopiilnrsportH
nt Tsing I Inn college. A golf courso Is
soon to be laid out near tho college