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JOHN U. SMYTH
REAL ESTATE ,
716 West Madison Street
Telephone Haymarket 836
Specializing in West Side Real Estate
TO REVIVE INTEREST IN STEEPLECHASING
ENGLISH GOLFERS AFTER HAGEN'S TITLE
Pres. and Treas.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yard N. W. Corner 47th and Halited Street
on Chicago Junction Ry. 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 Bldg.
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
Wli. H. MALONE, PrlaW T.lh.n. Ra.diejh St!
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car ShiaaMaU Oalf
Rogers Park 1458
MUlERIfl SEWER & DRAIN CONSTRUCTION CO.
J. W. DEER, Prct.andTreai.
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
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Plans to revive Interest In both amateur unit professional stccplcchaslug
were considered by a special committee nipolnt('l tit it meeting of moro tluiii
one hundred horsemen under the auspices or the National Steeplechase mid
Tho iirmy'H Interest In the sport was Imllcated by the. pretence at tlie
mooting recently hold In Now York of four olllcers from the general staff at
Washington. Various speakers declared that tho weights were too low, tho
fences too small and tho races too short. Many spankers asserted that tho
Jockey club did tho sport an Injustice by not allowing open (lutes for tho
hunts meetings Instead of having them conflict with racing at different tracks.
Tho low scalo of weights was hold to blnmo for the fact that certificates
were Issued to only 25 amateur riders last season.
Tho photograph shows three horses taking a hurdle at the I'lumpton
rour.se, England, and Is remarkable Inasmuch ns It shows tho three horses In
ruldnlr at tho sumo time.
FAVORS LEGIONNAIRES g
Tho boys of tho American Le
gion aro not regarding Jack
Dempsey with favor, since ho
mnnugod to ovado military duty
In the groat war. They aro right.
Carpcntlor, the Frenchman,
wears tho honors of distin
guished service and wo are with
tho legionnaires. Wo liopo ho
will knock .Tack's block off.
George M. Ilollcy In Houston
BEZDEK STILL IN BASEBALL
Hugo llczdci;, iormer manager of
the Pirates, says he is not out of base
ball, although ho was dismissed as
manager. This Is taken to mean that
ho holies somebody else will olTcr him
a Job. Itozdok wns a successful scout
beforo becoming an unsuccessful pilot.
COURTNEY RETAINS POSITION
Has Devoted 35 Years to Development
of Oarsmen at Cornell Assisted
Although ho Is seventy years of ago
Charles E. Courtney still retains his
position as rowing coach at Cornell
university, where liu has devoted 35
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years to tho doohpnu'iit of oursuieii
A fow years ago It looked as If tho
veteran couch would have to quit, but
his health has Improved, ami ho Is
looking forward with keen Interest to
tho 1020 races. IIo will bo assisted by
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Hanard has built l.'l squash, ten
nis and racquet courts.
Wesle.Nun, Conn., has recognized golf
as a minor college sport.
Tho Murphy stalde has won S785.000
in purses during the last nine yearn.
Ironwood, Mich.", Is after the 1021
National Ski association's tournament.
Nntlonal league baseball nines used
17,070 baseballs during the 1010 sea
son. George Slsler ulll outdo Cobb as a
hitter this year, according to St. Louis
Yalo probably will accept an Invi
tation to send a track team to Eng
land. The Yankees It Is said, have spent
$250,000 for players In tho last few
C. W. P. lie) nobis has been re
engaged as football coach by Hnckiiell
Three members of tho Iowa football
team have roftt-ed appointments to
Harry Shrlver. pitcher, has been
turned hack to Saginaw for another
year by Providence.
Tim Thorpe, great Indian star, de
clares he will play In tho major
leagues or nowhere.
University of Wisconsin has offered
University of Washington a dato on
Its 1020 football schedule,
The Indians aro faxoietl In tho
winter book to win tho American
leaguo pennant this year.
Memphis Country club has been
nwnrded tho western amateur golt
Georgo Traftoa, center of tho Notro
Damo football team, has been disquali
fied for playing pro football.
Miller Muggins will soon trnko an
other effort to coax Frank Maker Into
playing baseball another year.
New York A. (J. athletes won IS
national and ."0 dlMrlct Amateur Ath
letic union (luimplonshlps hist year.
Harvard football players have elect
ed Arnold Uorweeu of Chicago captain
of the Crimson eleven for next year.
The New York A. C. athletics won
IS national and !0 district Amateur
Athletic Union championships last
Tho Harlem and Heights Athletic
'eague. of Now Yoik city, has sot aside
a fund of $1,000 for the promotion ot
Hamilton, Oat., Is to have a modern
stadium for athletics. Tho by-law au
thorizing tho expenditure was passed
at tho lucent election.
A seiles of exhibition games has
been arranged between tho Washing
ton AiiM-ticiin league ami Indianapolis
American Association clulis,
Jack Pine, a Iormer winner of tho
Powitcihtill (Scoiland) Marathon, has
challenged AlfK'd .Shriibh for a mutch
at 10 miles Shruhb Is coaching tho
Oxford uulNcrsIty crojs-cotintry team.
I COMPARISON OF BOXERS
' Weight It? lbs. '
' lMuht 6 ft Pi In. '
I Heacli 7 In,
t Chest, norinnl , 42 In,
i Chest, eximndeil 46 in. '
' Neck 17 In. '
Waist 32i In.
I Wrist IH In. i
t Thigh 53 In. t
Ulceus ISM In, t
Calt ISIn. '
J Ankle .....' , Bin. ,
Weight 170 lbs. J
t Height S ft. 94 In. ,
t Heacli C9ln. t
Neck 15'i In.
Chest (OS In '
J Ulceps 12ln.
I l'oroarm 11 In. f
i Waist 20 In. t
Thigh 23M In '
J Calt 15', In. 'f
Carpcntlor Is 25 je.trs old, t
J while Dempsey Is 24.
HOW NEALE BECAME 'GREASY'
Ease With Which He Evaded Tack-
lers in Football Games Caused
Him to Be Nlcknamtc!.
Enrlo ("Greasy") Neale, right field
er of the Cincinnati champion, while
lit college, like Christy Mathcwson,
was hotter known ns a football play
er than as a diamond athlete Ho was
a halfback and one of the bot broken
Held runners who ever played the
game In tho middle West.
The mnnuer In which he evaded
tack lers In bis runs with tho ball
caused him to he likened toji gi eased
pig, and In that characterization lay
tho origin of the nickname "(iieasy,"
which has luug to him ever since.
For the past few years bo has spent
tho fall months coaching small col
lego elevens In the middle West. ,
INTERNATIONAL SPORT CLUB
Applications to Number of 5,000 Have
Been Made for Admission as
It is reported that some 5,000 appli
cations hao been received for admis
sion as a "founder" In the Interna
tional Sporting club of New York, the
now private boxing orgaiilation of
that city. To be one of tho founders
costs $500 If the application Is fa
vorably acted upon by tho boutd of di
HARVARD WILL PLAY CENTER
Kentucky College, Which Aroused
So Much Football Talk, Has Big
Game In East.
Center college, which aroused so
much talk In football last year, will
go East next fall ami take the gridiron
against Harvard. Tho game has been
scheduled for Oct, 2:1. It was arranged
after tho University of Illinois found
It Impossible to make the trip.
SEASON OPENS APRIL 14
The chiimploushlp season In
the Amerlciiii league will open
on Wednesday, April II, the
dato already chosen by the Na
tional league, The old schedule
of 15-1 games will bo pla.ed In
each league, tho season closing
on Sunday, October !l.
RULE FOR CARRYING PLAYERS
Southern Association Basebell Teams
May Play Nine Veterans, With
A rtilo under which nine e;erun
players with class A experience and
alx less experienced men may bo car
ried next season on the loster of each
Southern Association baseball team
was ndopted at an executive session of
tho piinuiil meeting of tho association.
Deal Gets Tourney,
England will hold tho open golf
championship ut Heal next summer.
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It Is rumored that a mighty contingent of English professional goiters '
will soon visit these shores seeking capturo of our highest titles. Among
those mentioned as packing Iholr bags for a voyage hero aro Harry Vardon,
who lias held the llrltlsh open tltlo many times, and Edward Itay, another
star llnksmau of England.
One of tho purposes In view Is tho depriving of Walter Hagcn of his title. '
Hngen Is America's national professional champion. After winning his crown
for the second time ho announced his Intention of quilting nctlvo links com
petitions, but stated bis willingness 'to once more swing n club In defonso of
the title If menaced by foreign Invason. It Is said that Hngen Is now putting
In a fow weeks' practice on one of the southern links.
The photo shows from left to right: Harry Vardon, leading English pro;
Wnlter Hageu, American professional chomp, and Edward Hay, another of
England's stnr llnksmen.
San FrancNco has live clubs staging
University of California crew can
didates number 250.
Harvard has built thirteen squnsh
tennis and racquet courts.
New Orleans contemplates erecting
a modem athletic stadium.
At Cornell university over 1,000 stu
dents turned out dally for sports.
Huston's now Ice pavilion will not
Include space for devotees of curling.
The lloston Athletic association re
cently celebrated Its thirty-first birth
day. Tho UnlNoisiiy of Pittsburgh will
bo represented by a nrdl nine this
Harry Fraxee wants to get Ira Flag
stead from tho Tigers. So do six other
University of PoUoIt has signed
Itulgers college for Its November 25
Olympic stadium at Antwerp, Mel
glum, Is expected to ho completed
Tack Eagan, who managed Provi
dence last year, will boss tho Milwau
kee club this season.
At Hint they ought to let Dempsey
go to Europe. He helped build some
ships that went there.
Neither German nor Austrian ath
letes will be permitted to compete In
tho Olympic fostlwil at Antwerp next
The royal English Henley regatta
will be rowed oer the Thames mlln
and 55 yards course, Juno 'W. July 1,
2 and !l.
The National I'olleglato A. A. In
cludes 171 educational Institutions,
representing a student body of moio
than 500,000 members.
A. II. Griivem, captain of Inst year's
UnUerslly of California lawn tennis
team, lias gone to England as a lihodes
scholar at Oxfoul uulveisll.
It Is understood that Captain Chris
Chrlstlnnsou will bo again sailing mas
ter of the yatch Hesolute, when It Is
placed In commission next spring.
Miami Anglers' club Is constructing
a clubhouse at Itliiilnl. Ihihama Is
lands, forty miles from Miami, which,
when completed, will cost $1,000,000.
Golf matches between uxfoid and
Cambridge aro to be resumed in Eng
land Ibis .M'ur, the llrs match being
fixed for March IIO, on the Siinnlngilalo
Crescent lllcyclo club, of llaltlmore,
plans mi active season and members
will endeavor to gain places on the
United States tenia to be sent to tho
According to the uunouuceuieut
mado by the Helgliuis, the Hack and
field sporty featuio of the Olympic
festival, will take place at Antwerp,
August 15 to -'If.
ELECTED THIRTY TIMES
Cbnrles l'rlcsendnnz has been
elected for tho thirtieth year
president of the Falmount ltow
lug association of Philadelphia.
Ho has been for 2t years u mem
ber of tho oxccutlvo hoard of
the National Association of Am
ateur Oarsmen and hns for
many years Judged tho finish of
the championship races each
WALSH TO BOSS BRIDGEPORT
Announcement Is mnde that "Jllg
Ed" Walsh, one-time stnr pitcher ofl
tho Chicago Wlillo Sov, has been!
signed to manage (ho ltrldcoport clubl
of the Eastern league.
NORMAN ROSS LIKES HAWAII
Swimmer May Tako Up Permanent
Residence at Honolulu on Re
turn From Australia.
Not man Itoss may become a perma
nent resident of Honolulu. The cham
pion swimmer says Hint If ho can
make satisfactory business connec
tions hero ho would lie willUig to take
up ids rcHldenco In Honolulu upon
lis return from his Australian lour
here nre many reasons why Itoss
likes Honolulu, but tho principal one
Is the possibility of his developing
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