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THE OtlOAQO G.A4SH,
JOHN U. SMYTH
716 West, Madison Street
Telephone Hnymorket 836
Specializing in West Side Real Estate
J. HOWARD BERRY PICKED BY EXPERTS TO
FILL JIM THORPE'S SHOES AT OLYMPICS
VETERAN IS OPPOSED
TO SHORTER CONTEST
Coach Jim Rice Believes Four
Miles Better Test.
"CHIEF" BENDER IS TO PITCH FOR NEW
HAVEN AND "CHIEF" MEYERS TO CATCH
Ml II M MX
Prei. and Tress.
READY& CALL AGHAN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yardt N. W. Corner 47th and Hahted Street
n Chicago Junction Rjr. Phone Yardt 117 and 1M
ChaSi Mblitor Machinery Co.
NEW and SECOND HAND
Iron, Brass, Wood-Working and Tinners' Machinery
MACHINE TOOLS, MOTORS, DYNAMOS, Etc.
Tel. Mnln 4540-4548
118-124 South Clinton St., CHICAGO, ILL.
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
WM. H MALONE, Preeldeat
ROAD, FLUX AND LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipments Omly
Rogers Park 1458
AMERICAN SEWER & DRAIN CONSTRUCTION CO.
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'
OFFICB AND YARD
2816 North Washtenaw Ave., CHICAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
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Thn former pnninthlnn chnmp of tho University of Pennsylvania, J. now
nrd Berry, bookbinder by trntlo, Is picked by experts to tnko the plnce of Jim
Thorpo In tlio pentathlon at tho coming Olympic games. Ho Is u bookbinder
at Ills father's bookbinding nstnbllshmont, of which lie In a partner, at Phil
ndolphla, and ho says tlint bo would rather bo champ bookbinder of tho United
States than athlete. Ho also has Interests In tho wholcsnln coal Industry nt
which ho spends n few hours dolly, In addition to an hour or two on tho
Franklin field cinder track, after which ho loafs around "until tomorrow."
CLUB TO BUILD HOTEL
Hackers of tho Wichita Falls
Club In tho Texas League havo
n scheme that may bu followed
by other clubs If It pans out
right. Because of shortage of
hotel accommodations In tho
Texas boom town, tho Wichita
Falls people plan to build a ho
tel for home and visiting ball
players In connection with their
grandstand. There will be kitch
enettes, Indoor beds and every-
t thing for Mrs. Bull I'layer If
two wains 10 maxo ner nome
with hubby ut the ball park'.
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LEACH WILL MANAGE M0KERS
Former Pittsburgh Pirate Star Has
Been Signed to Lead Tampa of
Tommy Leach, formerly with tho
Pittsburgh Pirates, and last year cap
tain of tho Shrevoport (Texas league)
champions, has been purchased by
Tampa, of the Florida State league,
und will manage the Molcera.
STAGE REGATTA AT VICTORIA
Expected That Some of Greatest Oars
men In West Will Participate
In Big Event.
Somo of tho greatest oarMiicn In tho
West are expected to participate next
summer at the annual regatta of thn
North Pacific Association of Amutour
Oarsmen, which will be held In Vic
toria. The last International regatta on
tho Pacific coast took placo at Port
land, Ore., In 1011, In past years tho
keenest competition 1ms been botwecn
Vancouver nnd Portland, but tho en
trance of tho famous Coour d'AIeno,
Idaho, club for tho 1020 regatta has
broadened tho Interest.
SWIMMING RACES IN HAWAII
Duke Kahanamoku and Norman Ross
Slated to Compete In 100-Yard
Junior for Men.
The Hawaiian branch of tho A, A, U.
has arranged two national swimming
events on April 17 nnd 10. The two
events ore for tho 1020 100-yard
senior for women nud the 100-yard
Junior for men. Duko Kahanamoku
and Norman Boss will compete.
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Connlo Mack prefers tho collegiate
to tho fcandlottcr.
Eddie Murphy was tho champion
pinch hitter of tho American league
Ed Barrow hangs right to his Job
as Bed .Sox manager. Lots of fans
had him fired last winter.
Michigan bus ten baseball players
available for this year's nine who won
their letters in previous years.
Miller Ilugglns, manager of the New
York Yankees, still holds out hope of
signing Frank Baker, third baseman.
Mike Martin and Nick Altrock are
getting set to beat It for Tampa to
get things ready for tho advance guard
Qeorgo Gibson wants to make sev
eral trades that he thinks will put
the Pirates very much in tho National
leaguo pennant rare.
Plana for n new Qeorgln-Alabamn
baseball league aro under way. A
12-phiyer limit and n maximum sal
ary of fpl.ROO nro features.
Tho Louisville club Is going to give
Ad Thomas another, try nt It. Tim
soldier left-hander has tho stuff und
may yet get It over.
Chicago fans aro willing to bet
Graver Cleveland Alexander wins
moro games than any other pitcher In
tho National league this season.
Tho New York club owners put a
high value on the remarks of Ban
Johnson, All they want Is a hnlf mil
lion for somo of the things ho Is al
leged to hnve said about them.
Hal .Tanvrln, wlm was such a fail
ure with tho Nationals, will make good
this year, according to Branch Itlckey
of tho Cards, Janvrln will be with
St. Louis when the senson opens.
Bogcr Pecklnpough has been keep
ing In great shape this winter and
hopes to get away to a good start
In April. The veteran stnrtled lots of
folks last year by his brilliant work.
Akron (O.) Industrial tlrms aro
erecting a modern, up-to-date stadium
and athletic Held for emplojees. They
are back of the purchase of the In
ternational leaguo baseball franchise.
Trls Speaker, Cleveland manager
and nutllelder, was tho only major
leaguer to score flvo runs In a 1010
game. Ho did that at tho Polo grounds
on August 11, when tho Indians de
feated tho Yankees, 15 to 0.
"SIMON PURE" AMATEUR
"Chick nnrley, tho wonderful
nll-oround athlete nnd All-Amer-lean
halfback of Ohio State Uni
versity, will go down In history
as n real amateur athlete. It
hos Just coine to light that nar
ley received numerous offers to
piny on professional football
teams during the reason, hut
that rather than stand to lose
his 'varsity letter ho (refused
Reduction In Length of Collegiate Race
Would Eliminate All Opportunity
for Strategy and Brain Wort'
by tho Coxswain.
One of those who nro opposed to
shortening tho annual collegiate race
on tho Hudson river nt Poughkecpslo
Is Jim Illce, rowing coach of Columbia
university. He believes four miles
Is n better test for the colleges and
Is not so exhausting to the men.
Blco Is opposed to tho reduction In
the length of the varsity race, despite
tho unanimous verdict of tho stcrrds
nt their meeting for the shorter con
test. The Columbia coach for many
years led the opposition to this move,
nnd still maintains that It will not re
suit In les physical strain on the oars
men. He contends that tho tendency
of nil crews will he to bit a high stroke
from the first gun nnd malntnln the clip
throughout the race. Thoro will ue
none of the old strategy and no opper
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Coach Jim ftlec.
tunlty for brain work by either the
coxswain or stroke.
To prove his point that a fast three
mile race will be more wearing than
the four-mile distance, Bice cites the
enso of Columbia nnd Cornell several
years ago, when, after each crew had
"cooked" the other by a contluuuu
spurt, Syracuse came to the fore and
carried off llrst honors. Under the
three-mile conditions, says Bice, every
crew will bo "cooked" and at tho end
of tho race will be moro exhausted
nnd worn than In tho longer distance.
A longer, Instead of n shorter, train
ing period will be necessary In his
Tho only beneficial result he sees
will be the likelihood of more new
entering the annual classic. Wlsrim
sin, which three years ago untitled
tho stewards that It would enter n
crew In n three-mile distance only, Is
expected to take part In ihe 1020 re
gatta, and Bice looks also for entries
from the Pacific coast, which formerly
sent one nnd, sometimes two repre
sentatives. AOThS f
Springfield (Mass.) collego Is the
latest to take up boxing.
Tho Unlveielty of Toronto may add
rawing to its sporting activities.
Jack Derapsey, as an honorary mem
ber of the American Legion, was
knocked out In the first round.
Foreign tennis players opposed the
proposed changes In tho rules of the
United States Lawn Tennis associa
tion. Mrs. Bonnld II. Barlow, women's
eastern golf champion, north and
south tltlo holder, never took a golf
When tho blto for the Olympic
gnmes for 1024 Is imminent Chicago
will bo among the cities seeking tho
W. B. Huey won the amnteur three
cushion billiard championship by de
feating W. O. Campbell In the final
game nt Chicago.
Jimmy Wilde sings In a choir. Some
of tho boys ho has faced In tho ring
declare thoy beard beautiful singing
Just before they were curried out.
John W. Het.iinon, for mnny years
football roach at tho Georgia School
of Technology, will l.e head coach at
tho niiivimlry of Pennsylvania for tho
next lime jiurs.
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The signing, of "Chief" Meyers, former catcher with the New York Giants,
means that tho New Haven club probnbly will have the only Indian battery In
organized baseball next senson. "Chief" Bender, veteran hurler, wns recently
signed ns manager nf the team and will take his regular turn on tho mound.
On the days he pltrbes Meyers Is almost sure to be behind thn pinto.
Boh Emslle, veteran baseball um
pire, Is n curling enthusiast In winter.
Northwestern university will not
have n varsity baseball nlno this year.
Oenrgo Gibson of the Pirates, Is tho
only new big league manager this
Doctor Corlss has succeeded Boy
Thomas as coach of Penn's baseball
Clnrenco Twnmbly, Lehigh univer
sity athlete, has Ihtd signed by the
Claude ("Lefty") ThomoP, Seattle
pitcher, has been "old to the St. Louis
National league team.
Charlie Kbbets has announced that
be plans to give his ball players an
Increase of iWl-3 per cent.
Kid Oleason oppenrs to havo his
Job as manager of tho White Sox
cinched for this year nt lenst.
All the big league clubs hove com
pleted their lists nf exhibition games
on the way from southern camps.
Toronto will send Its baseball club
to Columbus, On., to train for the
race In the International league.
Ferdy Schnpp, former Giant star,
who Is now with the Cards, has been
Indicted In Kentucky on u charge of
Doesn't look ns If there will bo
any court order Mint will prevent Carl
Mays working for the Yankees In tho
coining warm weather.
During If! years as a major league
ballplayer, Kd. Konetchy of the Dodg
ers has led the league six times ns a
fielding first bnsemnn.
Tntuin park, Miami, whoro tho
world's champion Beds will do their
spring training, boasts of a ground
whern homo runs ore unknown.
Fred Henry, Chicago American
League first baseman, has been re
leased to the Columbus,, Ohio, Ameri
can Assncatlon club.
Wnlter McCredle does not expect
Paddy Slglln to return to tho Port
land club, no figures thnt ho will
be good enough for the Detroit Tigers
Tho Syracuse Internationals will do
their spring training nt Tarboro, N. C.
Going for Into Dixie Is getting to bo
something of n habit with tho minor
Cleveland fans nro hoping Trls
Speaker is able to pick up Just one
more good pitcher. Tho Indians will
como close to winning tho league ling
If they get another llrst-rnte heavy.
Sticking to n time-honored custom,
tho Cnrdlnnls ami Browns will engage
In n city series at St. Louis prior to
tho opening of the big league pennant
races. The first combat Is booked for
April .1 at the American league park.
CARPENTIER TO RETIRE
Georges Corpeutler, who won
tho heavyweight championship
of Kuropo by defeating Joe
Beckett, plans to retire from tho
ring after his tight with Jack t
uempsey ror tno world title.
"WlK'tber I win or lose In my
fight with Dempsey, I will havo
i. ratified my life ambition to
fight for the championship of
tho world," said Carpentler. "I
will ho content to make It my
last ring battle and then retire."
T- -Z BENDER.
LEADING TURF FIXTURE
Matt J. Winn, vice-president
and general manager of tho Ken
tucky Jockey Club, nnnounccs
that tho Kentucky Derby, ono
of the leading American races,
this yenr will carry $30,000 In
added money. Heretofore It had
an ndded money vnlue of $20,
000. This would Indicate that
the Derby displaces the Prenlt
ness handicap, which carries
$2fi,000 In added money, ns
America's leading fixture. Mr.
Winn Intimated that the prob
able total value of the raco
might bo In excess of $.r0.000.
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MAY FIGHT WILDE IN LONDON
Jack Sharkey, New York Bantam,
Booked to Box Britisher In
Return Match In May.
Jock Shnrkey, tho New York ban
tnm, who obtained n newspaper de
cision over Jimmy Wilde, tho British
flyweight champion, In Mllwnukee,
may meet him In n return match In
London. Arrangements for tho bout,
planned for next May, practically
havo been completed, nt cording to
Davo Hughes, Wilde's biiiker.
ARMY IS PUSHING ATHLETICS
Plans Being Drafted for Departmental
Basketball Leagues Other
Sports Taken Up.
The eastern department of tho Uni
ted States army Is promoting athletic
on u largo hcale. Plans aro being
drafted for departmental basketball
leaguo lu which teams of each post
and station will compete. Sectional
winners will strhe foi mastery In
championship meets. Boxing, wres
tling and other sports will bo conduct
ed In a similar manner
RENAME CAPTAINS FOR 1920
Leaders of Five EaBtern Colleges Hon-
ored by Rf-Clectlon Tim
Callahan Is One.
Flvo leaders of last venr'8 eastern
college football eleiuis havo been re
named for HtL'O. They aro Tim Cal
lahan of Yale. Kdtwiril Mwen of tho
navy, Benny Bojnton of Williams.
"Bo" McMillan of Center and "Pan!
Larklu of Swarthmore.
BOB F0LWELL MAKES DENIAL
Press-Plcked Teams Did Not Rtpre-
sent Red and Blue on Gridiron,
lho churge mado by Dr. Charles
Wharton, professor of uthleilr at
Penn, that press-picked learns repre
fcented tho Bed and Bluo on the grid
Iron, is denied by Bob Folwrll, roach
of lobt H'Uhon's clown.
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