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JOHN U. SMYTH
716 West Madison Street
Telephone Hnymnrket 83G
Specializing in West Side Real Estate
BOB JONES IN INTERCOLLEGIATE GAMES
John L. Sullivan Tho bigger
they nro tho harder they fall.
Charles W. Murphy One
swallow docs not make u sum
mer. Umpire Wily Evan? You're
Jess Wlllard I don't need
a trainer; I'll train myself.
FITZPATRICK MAY COACH OLYMPIC TEAM
11 ajwqMiw a ft n immmm
Fres. and Treas.
READY& C ALL AGHAN COAL CO.
133 West Washington Street
v Telephone Main 4200
Branch Office and Yardt N. W. Corner 47th and Haltted Street
on Chicago Junction Ry. Phone Yardt 107 and 168
Chas. Molitor Machinery Co.
NEW nnd SECOND HAND
Iron, Brass, Wood-Working and Tinners' Machinery
MACHINE TOOLS, MOTORS, DYNAMOS, Etc.
Tel. Mnin 4540-4548
118-124 South Clinton St., CHICAGO, ILL.
Peterson Core Oil & Mfg. Co.
720 Stock Exchange Bldg.
Core Oil, Parting and Foundry Facings
Telephono 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 1PL ANTS
STEAM and WATER FITTING
Phone Franklin 1661
WML HL MALONE, Frl4u
KUAU. fLUA APIU
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car Shipment Oaly
Roger Park 1458
MIAN SEWER & Dill CONSTRUCTION CO.
J. W. DEER, Prti. and Trees.
Practical Sewer and Drain Contractors
Water Plants Installed and Repaired
Concrete Catch Basin Blocks and Covers
Wats Meter Vaults Complete
OPTICA AND YARD
2816 North Washtenaw Ave., CHICAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
Tlnaam. lUaMk Iff
WStfkMMMMMMmy, . ".'fiW' k H&i&'fti
Nobby .Tonus the star Atlaiitu golfer, will bo seen In IntercoHegluto com
petition nt the Nusau Units next summer. Ho will represent Georgia Tech In
the championship tourney which will bo staged from Juno i:! to Juno L'O. A.
Luclcn Walker of Columbia, tho present tltlo holder, will defend his laurels
that week. Last year ho was very successful on the links and n clash be
tween lilm and tho llery Southerner will be something well worth while.
Walker Is one of the longest drivers soon In many days In tho uninteur
ranks and ho Is deadly In his steadiness. Unlike Hobby ho Is not ono of thoso
temperamental but brilliant players. Ho never loses his poise und a com.
bat between the two should bo u treat.
CUBA WANTS BIG FIGHT
Cuba Is after tho fight between
Dempsoy nnd Curpentler. Ha
vana sports declaro that tho
Island Is the best place on tho
map to hold tho proposed bat
tle and the only thing that re
mains Is for some promoter to
como forward and offer u half
million or so for tho bout and
pull It off In Havana. Things are
going full swing In the Island nt
present and the fight promoters
llguro that with an advertise
ment llko tho Dempsey-Curpen-tier
match to draw more people
thero tho little island would bo
tho liveliest place In Christen
dom. SELECTS BANCROFT AS KING
Manager Cravath of Phillies Thinks
His Shortstop Is Best In Na
Malinger Cnivnth of the Phillies de
clares that he has tho king of nil
shortstops In Duvo Hnncroft. This
of course will be disputed by differ
ent nmuugcrs In tho National league.
Crnvuth'n assertion leopens tho old
argument us to who Is the king of
that particular position slneo Hans
"I think Itancrnft tho greatest
shortstop that ever played tho posi
tion," said Manager Cravath. "Of
course, 1 am tulklug about his lidd
ing ability. Ho Is not tho best hit
ting shortstop In tho game und not
the best base runner, but ho does
well enough In both to bo considered
a star. When it comes to handling
grounders, playing for batters and
taking throws at second base I do
not think thero is another man play
ing that position his equal."
RICHARDS GIVES UP TENNIS
On Account of Eyes Title Holder Will
Not Defend Honors Courts
Are Poorly Lighted.
Vincent Richards, holder of tho In
door tennis title, will not defend his
honors this year. Iticlmrds has just
been compelled to givo up Indoor tennlb
because of the strain on his eyes. In
door court i nro poorly lighted.
I W -? v ' Mr 8r
More than t0O University of Cali
fornia students hnve taken up box
ing. University of Chicago has won the
western conference basketball cham
pionship. Jack nempscy Is right In his ele
ment. He can now hire n lawyer to
do his fighting.
Gllmour Doble hns signed a three
year contract to conch the Cornell
University of Pennsylvnula may ho
nwarded the annual championship
Intercollegiate track meet.
United Slates army athletes will bo
given every opportunity to qualify for
tho American Olympic team.
From 4 to S p. in. arc the usual hours
for tennis play In Ilnvana. where the
gnme is Immensely popular.
Strong crews ure to represent
America In tho Olympic games, ac
cording to plans under consideration.
Jimmy Wilde Is fond of American
beef. Wonder how he likes somo of
tho heeling he hears at tho boxing
Canada desires to enter a team for
the Davis tenuis cup competition and
its delayed application Is being con
sidered. The International professional team
match will be played on tho golf
links of tho tverness club, Toledo,
John II. HoNuun, coach of the Uni
versity of Penuslvnnlu football team,
suggests several changes for the foot
Union Trotting association, organ
ized In Lexington, Ky will war on
the, American and National Trotting
J. W. fiiiskln, who received bis dis
charge from Undo Sam hist fall, has
signed with the Lincoln (III.) Coun
try club for tho coming season.
PAY OF OLD TIMERS
In these days when scores of
players are receiving more than
$0,000 a season It is refreshing
to look back somo 40 years to the
day when Old Hoss Rndbourno
signed his first major lenguo
contract for $750.
lladbourno was unquestion
ably the greatest pitcher of his
time. It was he who developed
the curve ball that Mack Munn,
Arthur Cummlngs, Jim Devlin
and other pitchers had experi
mented with. It was ho who
first utilized a chnnge of pace,
and who originated the Idea of
walking a heavy hitter to tuko
a chance with u lighter one.
BETTER GAMES WITH
MOIST BALL BARRED
Pitcher Quinn Says Fielders
Won't Heave So Wild.
Yankee Fllngcr Takes Banishment of
Spltball Philosophically, but Is
Afraid There Will Bo Too
.Tnck Quinn, Yankee pitcher, takes n
view of tho banishment of the spit ball
which Is essentially thnt of a spit ball
pitcher. He doesn't mourn lis passing
for any effect It may have on him.
Ho says he will be a good pitcher
without It. which Is the proper spirit,
but he thinks the fans will got too
much hitting without it. His point Is
that the gurnet nt present nro Just
about right and such scores as 8 to 2
which will be more frequent ur -r tho
now rules, will send fans oi ' tho
parks before tho game Is over
Quinn Is right In one way, says n
writer In the Ituffnlo Courier. A pro
fusion of runs Is not wanted by tho
fans. Xop nro onesided games. There's
no dlssntlsfnetlnn with scores ns they
are nnd no demand for any marked
Increase In batting. Rut tho fan does
object to pitching by other than nat
ural means, hence his hostility to the
spit ball, shine ball, emery ball, thumb
ball nnd .ill the hybrid Ilk.
For esthetic reasons. If for no other,
the spit ball should hnve been
thrown Into the ash henp, but there's
still nnother benellt Its snutllng out
will bring. The game will bo better
olt because the fielding will be cleaner
and numerous long drawn out gnmes
will be missing. There will be tunny
loss wild throws with no slippery ball
to throw. Every Intlelder In the big
leagues will rejoice when the time
conies that the specter of getting hold
of n saliva ball and Hinging It over a
bnscnian's head no longer torments
George Lees, utility catcher, linn
been signed by tho Chicago White
Wade Klllefer Is highly elated over
tho deal that gave him Jimmy Me
Auley. The Indianapolis club has purchased
Pitcher Turkey llotnun from tho Little
The Portland club has surremle"'"'
Its rights to Pitcher George Penning
ton to the Hartford club.
Pitcher Herb Hull will not report
to Kansas City, but will pitch for an
independent (cam In Loguuspoit, Iud.
Claude Hcndrlx Is one pitcher who
snys he will not loso his effectiveness
ns a pitcher by tho abolition of tho
Tho St. Paul club avoided contro
versies over contrncts by not sending
out the papers until the last week of
The St. Louis Hrnwns buvo quite a
rcolony of former Joplln pln.vers on
their squad. Including Hoy Sanders.
Mnpel, Harwell, Collins und Thomp
son. The St. Louis Itrowns nro to set a
shining example to tho other i lubs In
tho American league this season. They
will wear special uniforms In all Sun
Outfielder Heals Hooker of Kansas
City, disappointed beeauso a deal won
not made to transfer him to Hie Pa
cific Coast, has announced ho will not
report to the IJIues this year.
Hay Deinmltt, who outllehled for
tho St. Louis lirovviiH last year, has
signed a contract to play with tho
Stanley Industrial tenm at Decatur,
III., managed by .Too McGlnnlty.
Tho Nashville club of tho Southern
league has sold Pitcher Gus Hclfrlch
to Forth Worth of tho Texas league.
Too much dependence on the spltball
is tho reason given for his demotion.
Tho nvlntors at Kelloy field, Texas,
have discovered that Pill Cunningham,
former Cleveland Indian, Is In camp.
They nro planning to have one of the
fastest baseball teams In tho army
Mike Kelloy of the champion St.
Paul Saints Is going to rebuild his
pitching squad out of a quintet of
youngsters Ed Monroe, Itubu Eber
hardt, Eddie Foster, Jim Urowno nnd
I lgfc?fftS....V "M! .
j" ' ,, i iflnTOmUii
Krone Fltzputrlck, the veteran Princeton coach. Is mentioned prominently
for tho Job of coaching the American Olympic tenm of 1020. Fltzpntrlcl; Is one
of tho best conches In the country lf"l " "ln" eould bo picked who would bo
nblo to got the men In better condition. While It Is posslblo that somo other
coach mny be chosen, still Fllzpntrlck Is looked upon as n strong candidate
for tho honor.
PRAISE FOR MILWAUKEE
David Hughes, who Is In
charge of Jimmy Wilde's tour In
this country, is loud In his praise
of Milwaukee. He said the au
ditorium there Is the greatest
structure for boxing In tho
world, and that the methods of
conducting n boxing show nro
worthy of Imltntlon nnywhere.
And besides, he said, they have
a commission that stands ready
at any time to make u new rule
governing boxing, If u situation
not covered by any existing reg
ulation should arise.
VAUGHN IS GREAT TRAVELER
Sturdy Cub Pitcher Played With
Many Teams Before Finally
Settling In Chicago.
Unll players havo been known to
enjoy long careers on tho diamond
and still servo on only one or two
teams In all their playing years. Ar
thur Fletcher of the Giants, for In
stance, has been a member of only
two clubs since he broke Into profes
sional baseball the Dallas club of
the Texas league and New York. On
the other bund, many have drifted
from town to town, from lenguo to
league, heforo settling down. Ono of
theso Is Jim Vaughn. Jim played
with 'feniplo In the Texas league,
Corslcann in the Southern Texas,
Hot Springs in the Arkansas state,
New York anil Washington In tiio
Amorlcan, Scrnutou In the New York
state, Macon In the outliern asso
ciation and Louisville nnd Kmisns
City In the Amerlcne association be
fore ho landed with the Culm nnd
took his place as cue of the gnmo's
TENNIS AT OLYMPIC GAMES
William M. Johnston, National Cham
pion, Accepts Invitation to Rep
resent This Country.
William M. Johnston of San Francis
co, national singles tennis champion,
announces that lie has accepted tho In
vitation of tho United States Lawn
tennis association to represent this
country on the courts at the Olymple
The great International Inwn tennis
tournament, that will be one of tho
features of tho Olymple games nt Ant
werp, will begin on August Ifi and
end on August -'!. Johnston, tho
man who was ranked ns the greatest
player In this country In HUP, is the
first man to be picked for tho Olympic
team, nnd will probably be selected ns
tho captain. William T. iilden, sec
ond; Robert Llndley Murray, Itlchnrd
Norrls Williams, second, and Charles
S. Gnrlnnd nro other possibilities on
tho United States team.
W. II. Howe, Shrevcport, La., oil
magnate, has entered tho ranks of
Jersey City will lay out tennis
courts In Its armory for tho use of
W. It. Coo's high-class Sweep On
has been retired to tho stud. Sweep
On was a whale of n racer.
Credit Jack Sharkey with combin
ing pleasuro with work, llo waltr.es
off weight on tho dance floor In train
ing for his bouts.
Tho Fluiiilncnso Football club of Rio
do Janeiro wants an American to In
struct Its soccer team for tho Ant
werp Olympic games.
Texas cities are staging boxing
shows now. San Antonio has had
somo good sport nnd other cities of
larger class nro getting ready to stngo
Experts who saw H&nnos Kolch
mnlncu run In tin Indoor meet In New
York recently say the ureal pjnM -IMH
lost his sliced nnd is no longer an
Tom Andrews, tho well-known
writer nnd boxing promoter, who has
Just returned from Australia, says
that huschull Is gradually taking
hold In tho antipodes.
Fred C. Mitchell, Penn's veteran
cross-country runner, lias boon hon
ored by the members of the Inst sea
son hill and dale team with the .cap
taincy of nest year's runners.
Tho open nnd amateur golf cham
pionships of France will both bo com
peted for nt Ln Houiic. Paris, this
year, the open on July f ami 0 and
the nmnteiir on July 8, 0 aud 10.
Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Fin
Innd were not affected In an athletic
way by the world war, and are expect
ed to give n good uccdunt of them
selves In the Olymple gomes festival.
Tho management of tho Cleveland
Grnnd (iieult meeting, which will
open the season on July fith-IOth nt
tho North Randall trad;, reports u
line entry for tho early closing events.
America will not challenge for tho
International polo up In 30J1 on re
quest of the Darlington club of Kng
Innd, Post-war i-mdltloiis are given
as tho lenson for the Hrltons' request.
Nevvnik will have two lilt; outdoor
boxing arenas this summer. Ono
promoter intends operating under u
big circus tent that will seat 'J0.000,
nnd another contemplates staging
bouts in n blcvclo racing stadium
Just outside of Nowark.
BASEBALL TOO ROUGH
liecnuso of numerous broken
lingers among Franco's coming
army olllcer.s the general stnff
has forbidden playing of base
ball at tho military camps of St.
Cyr, France's West Point.
Tho general staff oidcr de
clares baseball Is too rough for
French officers. It was explained
that the French youths, not hav
ing been trained In tho game
from boyhood, Invariably break
their fingers In trying to catch
the ball, The game has become
tremendously popular through
out France since It was Intro
duced by American soldiers.