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JOHN U. SMYTH
716 West Madison Street
ATHLETICS, ONCE REGARDED AS BEST CLUB
ON DIAMOND, TODAY LOOKED UPON AS JOKE
AQUATIC SPORT CAME BACK TO ITS OWN
DURING 1919, FOLLOWING THE BIG WAR
Telephone Unymarket 836
Specializing in West
Pres. and Treas.
READY& CALL AGHAN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Brunch Office and Yardi N. V. Corner 47th and Haltted Street
on Chicano Junction Rv. Phone 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 BIdg.
Core Oil. Parting and Foundry Facings
Telephone Franklin 2763
PLUMBING and HEATING
554 West Jackson Boulevard
Estimates Cheerfully Furnished
Jobbing Promptly Attended to
PHONE FRANKLIN 2960
J. E. RUSSELL
216 West Kinzie Street
POWER and HEATING PLANTS
STEAM and WATER FITTING
Phone Franklin 1661
WM. H M ALONE, Pr.sld.mt
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
1 1 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipment Only
Rogers Park 1458
AMERICAN SEWER & DRAIN CONSTRUCTION CO.
J. W. DUER, Pres. 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
Side Real Estate
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
T.lephoa. Randolph H7
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Some of Connie Mack's
From n ton in of climniilons to Hie
ponrcHt iiKKrcKiitlnn of jIii. rs In the
Aincrlonti Iohkiio Ik tlu fnli' tluil Iiiik
liiifallcn tho riillii(lclililii Alhlcllcs.
'I'lii! Athletic ti-iuu of xl.v (if clKlit
.VcnrH up) was looked ilnni w v
llncst liMsebnll mnehlne eer put to
Kt'ther. 'iiinle Muclc, the lemler of
this wonderful tenin of plu.eiv, wns
hulled iih ii Imselmll wlzunl of tho
lilcheit doree ti ml hfp prulHCH were
hiiiir nn every Imiid. The iiuines of
I Ik; ilfi.crH who niiiile up this win
nliiK roinliluntlou were upon every
one's lips. l-Millu Colllnx, Frank link
er. Dnnny Murpliy. IMdle Plnnk, Jnck
Connibi, Hurry DiivN, .Inek Hurry and
Chief ltender Mere sonic of tliu men
who ere on the roxter of tho club,
ninl tli were potuilur luiselmll IiIoIh.
Wherever Ihe Athletics pln.ved they
drew Immense crowds mill their
Imttlnp. Holding nud ult-iinnind work
wero innrveled at liy all.
Wreck of Old Club.
Whnt it chiiut'o a f'w ycurH Imve
wroiiKhtl Toilny the Athletics nre
hut a wreck of the rciit cluli of old.
All of their Htai'H ha none to other
Melds or huvi) dropped nut nf the Kiline
entirely. I'roin the proud position of
lenders of the Amerlcuii Iciikho they
huvi) dropped down to tull-enilei'H.
Connie Mack has been eiideavorlin: to
build Up u te.ilil of .MiuiiKslers to Hike
the place of his former slurs, but Is
Irivlnj" bard work In Kcltlnc the ncc
'sni tuleut. While It would sent
thin 'lure are uiiiiiy pioil youngsters
.'mil - hi mini In the minors. Connlo
dos mil liine Knut success In brluKlnK
Rapidly Beoomiin Emotional and
Predicted That Before Long Inter
varelty Contests May Come to Re
6emble Yale-Harvard Meetlno
Scenes at ihe Ofnrd-('aiiihrldj;o
runb.v loolball mulch simuested Ihe
(Uustlon whether the 1'iiulisli are not
hocomliiK an emotional mid demon
strative people and the prediction that
before Ions lutervnrslt) conlests nia.v
couio to resemble Vale-Harvard meet
lues In so far as active eniliii-liisin of
lliu spectators Is concerueil. 1'iiin
hrlilK" won tho mulch. 7 coals to .1.
Kliic ilourp' was present nl the
Queen's club, wlleie lln 'lime vvns
played. A I'iik settled over the Ulounil
but this did not dampen the enthusi
asm of what are now called there tho
"football tans." The.v unthcrcil In
cauipi and sii.mteil umilust each other
with ardor that must have placed
teriitle proosuio on the surroiuidluu
In dm noble cause of (Kforil w om
en fans In furs made a blc effort. A
Kroup of fair follower-. In one stauil
successfully oulslnllled the Oxford
chorus or mere men. They steam
whistled while the men ksivo veul In
a pinloiiK'cd bray.
Ilatlallous of c'eiwmen, liicludlin:
a l.irxc number of tirm cbapliilns. de
scended on tho grounds. Anion;; the
late in i huls weie m rural dean, who
was very tali, and a minor canon,
who umilo up In Miunlm; Instinct
what ho lacked In belKhl. t'llmbluu
the fcnclii); of ilm stand, the rural
deao proved to a siimll and dcllxhicd
umlleiice llial his knowledge of Hie
world was not enllrolj parochial by
tlrktiiekliii; down to the minor canon
a ntutilir.' commeutai.v on ilm pla.v.
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Former Sta r Ball Players.
them to Hulil. Other maunders ore
troubled In Ihe nmo mij. The num
ber of yniiiiK players who havo come
out of the sticks the past fow yearn
and Iiiim' blossomed Into stars Is com
paratively small. Still Connlo does
not seem to t'et dleourai;ed very
easily. lie Is Koine ahead and mill;
Ink' plans to build up a winner for
11)20. Ho has dug up one of his stars
nf championship-.dnys, Danny Murphy,
who will act ns coach for tho Athletic.!.
Hurry HavN, another veteran, will act
as cnptnln nuiiln.
Glad to Get Murphy.
"I was Khnl to net Murphy buck,"
says Connie, ''because he will ho a
lilt: help to me. Ho not only knows
baseball, but bus u pleasing person
ality, and his open-heurtcd manner Is
sure to capture tho rookies from the
"Tho Athletics will n,i,. Mu h n
larue string of plu.xcrs on the South
ern tralulm: trip that they need a lot
of lender-hip. The slciilm: of Dan
will help dlsirlliiite the burdens. uu
can look ufter the outllehleis. icinltu:
Hurry Haxls tree with the lnlU-liIur-.
I can work with the pitchers and
"Wo are j."l!i' to try to do blc
thlncs next season, and the slcnlnj;
of Murphy Is one of the evidences. Wo
liuist develop pla.vers iiilckl.v, and
Dan will be a help towuril that end.
Wo havo ariiim:ed the longest and
most expensive tialnlu trip In Hiv
history of the club, nud vve hope to
cot kimuI results on the lour. Pan
tits Into the prouraiii nicely."
LAST AMERICAN IN ENGLAND
Heavyweight Tommy Burns FouQht
for International Title With
Gunner Molr In 1917.
Tommy Hums vvns the lust Ameri
can heavy welulit champion to ciuruiro
In an luteriintlomil contest for tho
"tie. Hums vwnt to Knulnnd In 1007
and knocked out (iuuucr .Molr, the
llrltlsh champion, In Id loiimls ami
tho follovvliiK M'ar lie knocked out Hill
Lung, Australian chaiuplou, at Mel
bourne In sl rounds,
RICH HURDLE RACE OPENED
Event to Be Known as "The Two
Thousand Hurdle Race," to Be
Inaugurated In England,
Manchester, UiiKluml, bus opened the
I Ichest hurdle race over oiferod In
(Ireat Ilrltulii. It Is to be know as
'The Two Thousand Hut die Unco,"
wllli $10,000 iiildud nud enhance fee
to run as low as one per cent. The
rai'o Is to bo run j curly In March.
II "(V -3 SaSi&iSHi
Denver hns orcnnls'.cd a si.veluh In
door baseball hiiutie.
Left I'Telder Put Duncan has slcnod
itKiilii with Cincinnati.
rnlvcrsliy of I'ltisliuifjli will be rep
resented by a varsity nine this jour.
Utilllciuotit. u 1'iciich runner, set a
new teenrd for eight miles at I'ails.
New York Athletic club boasts
0,(J''." members, Its laruest in history
Aklbe Itubeusteln. Kussiuu chess
chuinplon, will shortly v. it this coun
try. Tho New York Slate American
IckIoii has applied for admission Into
the Amateur Athletic union
Pitcher Karl Adams bus been ulvcii
Ids ituconditlotiul relea-e b.v the Tole
do Ametlcaii association club.
Sj mouse football playeis will not
Invade the west tie.t jear, tho season
endlim Willi the I'olato (ontcst.
Vlctoiia. I'.rltlsh Columbia, will bold
the North I'licllle Association of Amu
lour Dai'suieti reuallu net -unitiii'i'.
The I'rliiMiou basketball team will
piny ivveiitj-tbrce sanies, coiicludlut;
.March '.'l with I ' ton at Si lieiieclad.v.
I loyal I.'iil'IIsIi Henley tequila will bo
liivved over the Thames mile and "id
jnrds course -Iiiik ",0, .IiiIj 1, i! and :i.
Hurleui lleluhts Athletic leumie
of Now York oil j. has s(. aside a
fund of SI.inmj for the promotion of
tullelder Miller, with the Portsmouth
team of (lie Vliu'lnla leauue Inst season,
Is to be uheii a trial b.v the Huston
The Caidltmls ale l'oIii.' to try out
22 lecrults this prlii'.'. I'.loven lire
pitchers, most nil" the suiidlots of the
Natl il CnllcKlatc Albletle club In
cludes 17-1 educational Institutions rep
resenting u student IumIj of over r.00,
Charles Trucks of Philadelphia Is
nccntlutlu;: with Frank Caruaiia of
nuffalo for u home-auibbome bow Ilm;
seiles Tor .s.'IKI a s.ilo.
Followers of lootball at Colu'itte are
highly plea-ed over the iiiiuouucemeut
i tint I. airy llaukart will coach the
team npilli lieu season.
Miami Auulei's' i'IiiIi Is . oii-ii'iiiilir;
a clubhouse at Hluilnl. Iliihauui Islands,
10 miles I' 10 in Miami which when com
pleted will cost S1,INHHMH.
Tho MrooUlyn S'lp-ibns v ill be thirty
jours old as a major leauue team on
April IS. ITcdilclll Cbbets Is plnlilllllL'
a hit; anniversary celebration,
It costs uioiiej to own a pennant
winner. Chlcujjo bus m-i the llieii-e
fee for the White Sox at S2.O0O. and
that for the Cub- at SI.. '00
llumtltou (Out.) Is to huvo a mod
em stadium lor athlctlo. The b.v law
uuihorlln the epoiidIiun' vas
paxsod at the iccciit election.
It Is understood Cnpt. Chris cinl--tlaiisou
will bo aualu sailing masioi
of tho jacht Kcoluto when It N
placed In coiainl-'hiii uet spiiiu'
Hurviird's new u.vuimisliuu iutcmled
for iiromotluu' atbletbs union.: fresh
men. will til st be used lor huUothall
practice, 'the lolirl lllensuies (i7n
Amcrltuu .-uclatlnii of li i Int.
Horse Itieedeis has voted to local
with the American Tiottliu; .ismicIu
lion anil N'atloual Tiottin.' a--o-ii
Football at the New Ihllaml hiuli
schools wus a blK money nial.ci this
year, tho Haverhill blub school alone
imvlim deaieil siii.nno on it-, .ii.iu
Tlie N'atloual lloie Show a .ocm
lion luiiicd over aln.nl STo.ihsi in the
Salvation aini.v as the ri Ipt of ibe
November esbllilllon In Miolisoii
Sijuaie t'liidt n.
T. .1. Illcl,e., incident of the Amei
lean as-oclatloii, sujs bis inanales
are not worried about luiseball
Kamblliik'. a their parks are inueilcal
ly flee fiom ibis menace.
Joe Wooo contends that ibe lack
of one mole ooil pllelier hiI the
Cleveland club Ibe pciimiui list jear.
and he believes iluit the addlilou of
Hay Caldwell till-, the void.
Victoria rink. Moniieal, ha ibe dis
tinction of liolu;; tho oldest buildhu'lu
America devoted to s;allir.', I'lis lielu
Die llflj-elu'htb consecutive jear It
bus been used for this purpose,
A hill lias I u Introduced In the
Massachusetts legislature to permit
plnjlui; of baseball, ttolf ami iciiuls
on Sundajs between the bonis of 2
and 0 p, in, ISoMon siioitsiucu advo
rFIUiHW'W.W terxwTw lj
nTf i v:y?.TTi a a iA!y 81!
UmrASKisr toAnw fti f-6 y.
Notable Figures In Rowing
llowiui: enthusiasts plan to make the
your II CD a notable one In the annals
of the iiipiatlc sport. Lust jear row
ing was restored to the popularity II
flijojed before the vvnr, despite the
fact that the Intoroollouhitc reeatla wus
not held on the Hudson last .lane.
Many other rowlni; events weie car
ried out on successful scale.
One of the most notable victories of
tho year In rowing events was that of
Alfred Foltnn of Australia over Knicst
Harry on the Thames, FiiKlaud, Octo
ber 27. Hairy hud held the sculling
title since 11112. when he hud defeated
ltkhard Artist. Felton. In wresting the
honors from Hurry, won by u margin
of six lengths n ml helied to make the
year notably consistent In icgard to
upsets in sports.
Tho navy wus considered b.v ibe ma
jority as the best of tho college crows
In 111 lit. The Middles defeated both
I'cnii and Syracuse In the American
Henley on May HI. 1'cnn later won
tho Child cup meet at Princeton ami
iiftervvards Cornell downed the lted
and Mine In a dual race. Furly In tho
season Yale trimmed the Tigers on the
First Post-War Race.
Tho Yalo-Harvurd tussle, the first
post-wnr nice, was resumed with till of
Its former color and brilliancy. The
lilue won the dual classic In splendid
fashion, tilt bough Ihe frlnc-on was the
One of the largest ciowds that ever
intended the National regatta wit
nessed the races at Worcester. It was
estimated that mine Hum 2.1,000 saw
ADAMS TO GET 30,000 LIRE
Amount of Salary to Be Given Amer-
lean Athlete Who Is Coaching
Italians Given Out.
I'luti Adams, the American athlete
who lias I. ecu engaged to train the
Italians who will participate in the
Antwerp Oljmplc gumes, will receive
IIO.OOO lire trom the Italian Olvtuplc
coinmitlce, .luliii Haddli inn, .in Amer
lean Y M C. A. iiaine. has been
enguged to coin Ii Hie H.m.h. illiletes
entered tor the gainer. The epeu..
will be ilolru.vcil liv i Ii,- ,niii.ii. M,
Cloth's of Home
MAY SEND TEAM TO ENGLAND
Field and Track Athletes From Yale
and Harvard Likely to Bt S-nt
Yale ami llaivaul iiiii.i isnnliiue Held
illld Hack talent ami cii'l .1 le.iiu In
Kuglaml uexi summei' m euage In a
dual meet with Oxford ami i',nubridi:e.
Hurviird's athletic bodj will , oiislder
the subject Ibis week ami s expected
to in t favoiabl.v
WANT ANOTHER OUTFIELDER
Chicago Cubs Would Like to Land
Hard.Hlttlng Rlght-Hander to
The Chicago Cabs ale out to laud
another outnVhlcr who is a litiil-luilid
hitter. Dode I'askeil is i-laied fur
other Ileitis, including to icports.
Flack, llurber and Itobertsuii aio all
led hand hltteis
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Wni v riMi)ir L'nloi
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World During Yeat 1919
the events from Ihe banks and other
vantage points. The Dululli Heat club
oursnioii, us has been their custom for
Hie past live j ears, carried off most of
the events, winning live of Ihe twelve
.tack Kell.v of the Vesper limit club
of riilladclplila cairled away tho title
as national smiling champion, having
things virtually bis own way. The
Duliith ciew won tho national senior
eights race and the Century Iloat club
of St. Louis captured Mrst place In Ibe
senior fours. The national senior
doubles race was won by William
Faulkner and Cury of toe ltlverslde
Hunt club of Cambridge.
Kell.v, In addition to winning thc
seulllng chuinplnushlp, established u
new iiinateiir record for a quarter of a
mile. U coveted the distance on the
Schuylkill river in 1 :ll .1-o.
Regatta to Be Revived.
Theie was considerable harangue
and much speculation as to the holding
of the regatta on tho I'ottghkoepslo,
but the jear pnscil without the lour
ncj being held. However the regatta
vvlib h prevlousl) to the vvnr was nun
of the pcciuclc. of the rowing sea
son, will bo revived next spring on an
even more pretentious scale.
Tho stewards huvo decided to make
the distance three miles Instead of four
and It Is expected that all In the race
will again enter, us well us several
others. It Is quite likely that two or
more Western crows will bo invited to
participate In the meet. Including I.e
land Stunford and Washington univer
sities troui Ibe I'licllle coast
nmimnuiim aiiir mm traiairniiiii a wiBiraiiDra
ti iMMCMec oiiiuic DMn cno
ni immumou sjuiiisj i niL i wii
STARS IN BASEBALL
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lJili'. -Trls Hlienkcr, linilKbt liy
(ii'Vi'limil from Huston lied
Hox fin .Vio, anil l'ltiiier
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Prisl TlKiiiiiis K.OW
liilT ilroxcr AleMiiuler him
Hill Kllllfoi. liiiilKht by
Clikio,.! Cutis (nun I'bllii
ilulplilu Nationals for PMH1;
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Clitcuuo bile fox from
C'li'Vi'liuiil Americans for
tii..i llt. Ii, Cil ltptifcr
li'iul Oulflclili'l Hull Holli ... CO.WO
fill- Hilille CelllliK. luiUKllt by
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19IS Jiiel. MclimlB, Wlllly
H' hank. Jnseiili llasli ami
Alans sill auk. Imuslit by
llestiill I l(il fox fin $iV3,(H);
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M.f 11.11, Tll.ll.tflU I, ml (lllta
lli'litcr Meilln Koiip CS.OOO
ir--i uri iiH, iiiiiiio. oy
New York Yankees from
Huston Hul Sx fur $10,000;
111 1 In .t Mi Huiu fiti j i lliiu.
1!U! Arthur NVlif, liouulit liy
Now York (JlinlH fiom Hits
ton Hnnex fm Hmw, rilcli
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Si -a Yoik Niiiioii.ils from
IVlllT.ll ll'UKIU' M.t-l
l'i. riutrlnv llerriig, boaulit
by New York Niilluiiiils
finni liliiiau.itl HoiIh for
.?.ii Miitlipvv'snn, Hoimli
iiiul Molxi chain Mtild value) O.OoO
1'iH mi Midi'i' IiiiiikIii liy
New York i uiikees fnia
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fiom Sit I'anl VmiM I. .in As
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BOYLE IS YOUNGEST JOCKEY
E. R. Biadley' Crack Lightweight
Rider Is Just Sixteen Years Old
Leading Pigskin Artist.
.loii.e) .slmpson llojio, II. It. Itrud
ley's crack lluluwciubi contract rider
Is one of the .voiiiiu'esi pigskin artists
on the American nui lodaj. Ho Is
Jllsl sixteen joins old, and succeeded
In pllnilm: his tlrsi winner to the wire
Inst Feburary While he has been rid
lug but a shun time Itojie ranks
among ilm leadiiu; lockejsof the conn
irj, ENGAGES A 100 TO 1 JOCKEY
James dr Rothschild Is Buying More
Horses and Secures Services of
.Inmcs do Hoibschlld, whope Cam
bridgeshire coup with IlrlRand Is still
being discussed, U buying more horses
nud lift v engaged Fdvvln l'iper, who
mile Aboyour, Ibe 100 to 1 Epsom
derby winner of ItHIl, as his tlrsl
Jocttty for next seiibon.