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JOHN U. SMYTH
716 West Madison Street
Telephone rinymarket 836
Specializing in West Side 'Real Estate
Pres. and Treas.
133 West Washington Street
Telephone Mntn 4200
Branch Office and Yardi fy. W. Corner 47th and Haltted Street
on Chicago Junction Ry. Phone Yardi 167 and 164
Chas. Molitor Machinery Co.
NEW and SECOND HAND
Iron, Brass, Wood-Working and Tinners' Machinery
MACHINE TOOLS, MOTORS, DYNAMOS, Etc.
Tel. Main 4540-4548
118-124 South Clinton St., CHICAQO, ILL.
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. R MALOME, FrMleWt
ROAD, FLUX AND ' LUBRICATING OILS
11 South La Salle Street CHICAGO
Car ShivmeaU Oaly
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
OPFICB AND YARD
2816 North Washtenaw Ave., CHICAGO
L. J. READY WALTER M. READY
TaUpk.Be Ra4btft Mf
"BONEHEAD" PLAY PULLED OFF BY DAVE
ALTIZER IS RECALLED BY GABBY STREET
flabby Sticet wus Interested in the leport (lint Dnvo Altlzer would limn
ngp a minor league team this year. "I hope," said Street, "lit' doesn't lot any
bnse. It uitiile the lust out of the game nml Dave's failure to run cost us those
two runs mid a game.
"And I hen they talk ahout Merkle," added Street, with grimace.
HUGGINS PICKS REDS
TO COME BACK AGAIN
Yankee Chief Says Champions
Should Win Another Flag.
Manager Moran Has Well-Balanced
Pitching Staff, Most Important
Factor on Ball Team Can
Walt Out Opposition.
Manager Miller Mucins of the
New York American", believe" that
the Iteds are going to repent their
success of last season mid win another
Hue's team plnyeil the Ited" a series
of games lu southern Florida, and, at
the conclusion of the engagement, the
clever leader of Colonel Uuppcrfs
team did not hesitate to say that the
champions should come hark again
this year. This Is pietty good dope,
coming from llugglii", viho Is naturally
of a reticent disposition and seldom
expresses himself strongly In the way
of milking predict liui". After looking
over Milliliter .Moran's men Hug de
clared himself as follows: "Put has
u line pitching staff, nnd we nil know
Manager Miller Hugglns.
that that I" the most Important thing
ou a hull Hub. In fact, It Is absolutely
essential to success through a long
"I have seen enough of three pitch
ers to feel sure that they will deliver
the goods, Just as they did last year.
Moran has a wcll-huhiuecd staff, with
it goodly number of right-handers ami
southpaws of cIiish, and be has shown
Hint hi) known how to bundle pitchers
as well us any malinger In the busi
ness. The excellence of his pitching
Muff enables him to ii"t Hie best mid
most scientific, methods ut the hat.
With weak pitching a munnger must
depend on slugging uud getting uor
us ninny runs as possible. Hut Hie
Ited pitching Is good enough to iillow
the use of the waiting game ami Hie
one-run kuiiic. I noticed that Pat has
taught his men to wult out uprising
pitchers, and I have no doubt ho prof.
Its hugely by their abllllj to do so,"
JACK COOMBS' SOUND ADVICE
Tiger Coach Urges Young Pitchers to
Ignore Batter and Throw at
Anatomy of Catcher.
If the Detroit Titers are to have
this year what they have lacked for
many seasons, It Is up to .lack Coombs
to do It to theiii. When .luck lecluroi
the young pitchers this Is whnt he
"Ignore the butter. Pitch to the
nniitniiiy of your catcher.
"The catcher Is your target. You
must, work with him uud study his
Htylo of ecolvlng. If he Is a good
catcher, hu will remain Miitlonury uf.
ter you huve begun oiir wind up.
Ami, lu that event, all you have to do
Is pitch to, his body.
"For Instance, If ou want to peg
u low ball inside, pick out his right
shoulder. To groove one, merely
throw ut his stomach. If you keep
ibosM things lu mini), iuir control
should be Improved considerably,
"Hut the most Important thing In
you will learn to Ignore your batter.
It will make no dlfl'eience whether you
mo pitching against u .!UH) hitter or a
second-striae pitcher. They will till
look ulllto to you because your mind
will ho on your cutchcr ultogother."
of his playo-n pull off iiny plays llku
tlmt one lio Mimic when ho nml I were
with Washington. 1 suppose yim liuve
hoard of It, hut here It Is again:
"We were playing Hie St. Louis
Hi-owns nml they hml in hetit II to -nml
two out In our hist half of the
ninth Inning. We laid runners on sec
oml nml third nml the eoutit wu" two
anil thiee on Altlzer. The next strike
wiih right over nml I'tnplte .tuck Short-
lit 11 enlhil It.
"Hut the hull whlzcd out of Hack
Spencer's- mitt unit houmleil airnliist
the grandstand nml kept on hounding
when the slow-moving Spencer clmod
after It. The runner from third nml
second mine racing over the plute. nnd
whnt whs Altlzer doing?
"I'll tell you. lie wni standing
there lit the plute arguing with Sherl
dun Hint It ought to huve heeli the
fourth hull Instcud of u strike, and
while he stood and argued Spencer
dually pit the hull mid tired It to first
J FRENCH RUNNER WINS J
Mnrcel (iiilltcniot. the I'reii' h J
loiuMllstnnec runner, recently ,
continued hi" rlyht to repii""'"
J I'rauce In the Olympic mimes b. ,
winning the French national run J
t of ahout ten mile", uiiiklm: the i
t distance In 1 hour. 1 minute
I and 41 -ecoiul". H Id" victory t
J (llllllemot now become" the
t cross country chauiplnii both of t
Fiance mid flreiil Hrltulu. J
The Itoyitl Montreal (iolf club I" the
oldest irolf club lu Auieilui.
(icorge Hothuer think" the toe hold
should be barred from wivMllnc.
Since locker" lane been abolished,
golf I" no 'longer a rich mini'" immc.
Stunlsluii" hyko Is havliu: real
success In hi" uiutchc" In this coun
try. A new chess club has been formed
ut Wiilthtim, Mass.. known a" the Will I
hum Chess club.
KiiKlmid, India ami America are
working nut a set of rules to jrovem
the Kumo of polo,
I'reii Mcl.eod won Hie open uulf
championship of the North and South
at Plnebiirst, N, c.
S. W. AnnstroiiK '-1 has been elect
ed cnptulu of the iiivkiiii Agricultural
collece wrestling team,
.lohii .1. IturiiN, mnird on this m-m-sou's
Wabash biihkel-ball leiiui, was
chosen cnptulu of the Itl'.'l team.
Frank Walker ha been ciiuukciI lo
idllelate as starting .Indue during the
Hraml circuit meelluu ut Iteudvllle.
Lew Kilwnrils, the IlKhtwelcht chain
plon of Australia, dues not think ery
iilKhly of America, nml has left ihe-n
shores for KiikIiiiuI,
Tho Pocatello (Miiho) Country club
k'olf links, coiupleted u yeur or so imo,
Just off the National highway to Yel
lowstone park, plans to build a S'J.'.OOO
clubhouse this seiisou.
Kven the four-round t,'uiic isn't fast
euoiiKh for the llglit fans on the Pacific
const. They are asking Hint boxer"
enter the rliik' with their gloves on utnl
ready to .stun the dmice.
"Unci; to the mines," me.ius uoihlng
lu the life of .Hmiiiy Wilde, The Ill
tie boxer uuiito .vi'J u week worklng
I II the liilues. Now he makes mole
thiin that ii iiiluiile worklni; In the
MACK DEAN OF LEADERS
Cornelius Mctillcuddy, better known
us Connie Muck, I" the oldest uuiliii
ger lu the major
was born on De
cember 2,'J, ISU1-'.
There are sev
eral magimtes lu
the majors who
lire Connie's sen
lors, but there
are no uuinugers.
He Is 11 years
the senior of John
McQrnw, leader of
the gliiuls, mid
Miller Hugging ut
iniriy-nine is a
more youth. Why, Connie wus phij
Ing hull before "Hug" was lioin.
Muck Is one of tho most remark
able tlgures hi Amerlniii sport. Connie
hits been Ideutllled with busehiill for
the pnst :I5 yenrs, uud during Hint
time he has seen the game In Its most
Phlhiflclphlu funs claim that Mack
Iiiih been ouo of tho city's best udver-tlsomuuts.
Wonder If they've Insured Huhe
Itttth iigalnst setting Hie league on
Humid Clllntt, otherwise known ii"
Howdy, Is going greut for the
If anjlioily wnnts tu let looe of u
inllllou uud u half he can buy Hie Ho
tou Ited Sow
lohii Mcdruw Is another uinuugcr
who says he's In fnMir of cutting out
the spring tours.
Counting the White Sox out of the
pentimit nice Is u popular pastime
with the experts.
Miller Hugglus Is still being criti
cized because he has nut uiiiile Frank
U'Doud uu out Holder. .
.luck Coombs ex-pects to make a real
pitcher out of ,11m Uoherts, the big
rookie from New Urlemi".
King I.ear no longer Is a Cub. Mana
ger Mcdrnw having claimed him when
the Cub" reipiested waiver".
New Oilcans fail" aie elated at the
good work Ituy Nciiscl bits been doing
In the ouitleld for .lohuii.x Imhh".
Pitcher (leorge ilmv, of Newark, N.
.1., has been bought by the Cubs. Cau
ls ii sIvfiHit right bander, uyeil ITi.
tin rolit Kuierlch, Hie outllehler
trutisferreil to Indhinapolls by the
Phillies. s a' product of the Detroit
Ted Waring, manager of the Hnld
team In the Western Association, an
nounces dial hi" teiim Is iibmii round
Theie me four former Ainerlcliti
League pla.xers on the St. Louis
Cardlmils LiiMin, Shotton. Founder
The ll"l of uiiimigei-s hi the West
Texas League was completed when
the Abilene team signed Hubert Young
of Fort Worth.
(Jene Suggs, who epeets to make a
place fur hliaxclf'oii the Atlanta out
Held, I" it brother of .lolin Suggs, the
Pitcher (leorge Cpp. Coliiinhu" play
er, who placed with Cincinnati and
Cleveland, Is now employed at n the
ater In Sandusky.
Ituhhlt Marauvllle ha" recovered
from the spike wound on hi" right
hum! uud Is iignln plalug good ball
for the Huston IIi-iimw,
(leoige Dim"". Herney Itnhiud.
Howard P.htuko mid Hub Leonard will
be Detroit'" regular Hinging qunrlot
for the coining season.
Manager .Mack of the Athletics has
released ('barley lll.gh and Ked
Wlugo, oiitllehlers. and I'm ill; Hra.ll,
Inllebler. lo the Atlanta club,
Now Is the Hmo lo bear In mind
Hint In ii pennant race Hie games won
In the tlrst of the season count Ju"i
as lunch a" those al the lltlMi.
Ferd Schiipp looks so good with the
Cardinal" Hint Itb-key believes he will
show the form that he displayed sev
eral ,eais ago with the (Hunt",
Dick LoftiiN, die youngster who has
been trying for the Iteds' ontllebl. will
play with Kvausvllle, near enough to
Cincinnati for Moiau to keep unci, of
Manager Mitchell did not pick up as
many .uuing bloods out of hs umtcilul
ns wns tlrst expected, but he believes
he bus found a star In Clarence
Willi Zeh Terry sold lo the Clihago
Cubs ami Walter Hnrhare siitVi-rlng
a broken Jaw, the Huccos u now
have to rely on Huster Caton as ihe
Portland. Oregon, musi be n gicni
pliue to deelop sholtNtops, Ward,
Hancrofl, Holloeher uud Peeklupnub
all ciiiac float Hun i-am. and all incite
good lu fust eoiupnii.x.
The Del nil l club bad pioinNul
Pitcher John Clasler m Dan How ley
of I lull fold, but .lack Coombs bus
about changed his iiilad mid may keep
the youngster for awhile.
Hill Hliichmaii ,mis his lirother.
Hurry, once a star lu the Aineilcan
league and Inter lu the American as
sociation, is now the proprietor of a
howling alley lu Toledo, O., ami doing
ii good business.
liluiiro at the slick domes of
f-onie of the world's chmuploiis
and know thj fate, baseball, oh.
recruit 1 Here's the list of those
whose linlil heads might cause
Pat Moran to remark : "liven
the very hairs of your head me
numbered" Heinle (Iroli, Mor
ris Ituth, Lurry Kopf, (ireusy
Neule, Slim Snllee anil Cohllo
"YOU WIN OR LOSE, YOU GET A HIT OR
DON'T," IS PHILOSOPHY OF ED CICOTTE
"Yon tire out or Fiife In Imschnll.
bane hit or you don't get one."
If he Is scored on, he feels that he Is
..-. .. .. .
MAGEE'S UNIQUE STUNT
Sherwood Magee. so the Iteds
say, pulled a stunt against Hurl
Hamilton, Pirate sottthpnw, a
couple of jeurs ago that Is
Iluinlllon wat trying lo fool
ild Sherry uud threw him u slow
Instead of striking at It or
letting It go by, Magee reached
out with hi" right hand, caught
the hull uud threw It buck at
Ham as hard us he could.
Ami ii" he did so ho shouted:
"Put something on the hull
when ou'ro pitching lo me."
W. It. Applegarth, famous Kngllsh
sprinter, has retired.
Mtir-suchtisctts (lolf association Is
Made up of seventy-four club".
Curpentler brought over seventy-llvo
suits so he'd have plenty of pockets.
Purses uiiiountlng to .V'.'.l) I'J.U.'IS were
raced for on the Hugllsh ami Irish
turf Inst yeur.
Former (iovernor Dunne's son has
been awarded his letter by the Uni
versity of Michigan.
Francis Ouluiet wns fuuired to win
Hie North and South amateur golf title
at Plnehurst, N. C.
Canuiln uud Frunce may be per
mitted to enter the Davis cup Inter
national tennis Matches.
Close to '-',800 nominations for the
118 events of the fall meeting at Sara
toga next August have been iniide
Wrestling bout" lune been onjoxlug
n boom In New York for some tliui)
and the promoters huve been making
Horse racing lu New York under
the supervision of the state racing
commission had In Kill) the most suc
cessful ear In lis history.
New Yoik Tennis club will lease
grounds adjacent to Its present home
at West aiSth and' Hroadway and erect
a new club house uud lay out .'10
The stake list for die big line nieel
lug at Iteudvllle Includes the follow
ing: 1!:IXI trot, .:i,(MK); 'JML' trot,
?.r.,(HX); U:08trol,S.'I.Ouil; three-) ear-old
2:18 trot. V-MMX); U : 1 1 pace. S.'I.IKX);
'MXt puce. .S't.(XX).
CATCHING AND MANAGING
Catchers of other years aie (immi
nent among the major league iiuiiih-
g e r s of t o dn
Among the former
bossing the major
league clubs are
Pat Moran, Wll
nnd George Stall
lugs of the Vn
tlonul league and
Connie Mack lu
tho A m e rl c a u
1 u u g ii e. It ii ,
Schulk, White Sox
en tcher, believes
that ho euii ev-
plnln why catchers make good iiiaua-
gers. Schulk sus-
"It Is like this: The catcher Is hack
there running the ganie. calling for
ccrtuln forms of pitching ami generally
looking after thing". The whole plny
lug Held I" lu front of him, mid lie ciiu
see whut Is going on nil die dine.
"You know u catcher has to bold up
his pitcher, watch all the Im-e runners,
cull for the kind of u pitch tlmt will
best fool tint halsmuii nml come In
such mnniiur dint tho ImlHimn will
huve to play lu Ihe hands of tho
You win or ou do'-'t win. You get
That Is the liusebi I philosophy that
governs the Held tactics and technique
of I-Mdle Clcolte, 11m White Sox star
htirler. It Is mi expression of conll
deuce lu himself, u notice to all that
he Is not superstitious, that he I"
willing to accept all things as they
come In a gntne, no matter what the
To watch Clrotto pitch to it batter
you would admit, by bis cool work lu
pinches, by the very manner In which
lu curries himself, and by his method
of fitishmullng his strength for u crisis,
that he I" not easily rattled, hut that
does not say that he N not super
stitious, for Kddle really I".
Score on Clcotle In tho opening
Inning and Hie opposition rati usually
llgure Hint game Is aluiost as good iih
In, for the veteran Chicago hurler I"
afraid of the llrst round. If he gets
by It unscathed he bus all of his con
lldence for the remainder of lliu game.
going to lov, and very often doe".
GRIT AND AMBITION
WIN OUT FOR WHEAT
Brooklyn Outfielder Not Satisfied
to Sit on Bench.
Greenhorn From South Told President
Ebbets He Wanted Opportunity to
Play or Would Pay His Fare
Back to Mobile.
The dciiu of Hu Hrooklyn Dodgers
Is Xack Wheat, who was acquired by
Hrooklyn from Mobile of the Southern
lengiie, by piirchuse for SL'JIX) on Au
gust Lit, 11100, but there Is a plnyer
on the teiim whose connection with
Hrooklyn antedate" Wheat's. He I" III
Mjers of Kast Liverpool, who was
sold to the Dodgers by Conuellsvllle
of the Pennsylvania mid West Ylr
glnln league for ?:i(X) ou August 'J. 11X11).
-7 days before title wus secured to
Wheut. Hut Wheat Is entitled to the
dciinshlp. lie bus uu unbroken record
for sen Ice from the full of JIXX1, while
Myers wns lowered In runk frequently.
Hud Myers shown the sumo nggies
slve spirit nml tukcii baseball as seri
ously im Wheat did when hu broke
Into the big show hi lliu fall of 11XK,
his recoid for continuous servlco
might tip .tick's. Hurry Lumley Ihen
was uuuiuger of tho Dodgers uud when
Wheat reported from Mobile ho was
assigned to a position on the bench.
Wising up the kid, It Is called. Hut
this kind of learning made no hit with
the greenhorn from tho south. The
Dodgers of Hint period were not much
of ii bull chile they were known far
and wide as a Joy club. Tho team
was going hml, the outfield where
Wheat thought ho belonged, In partic
ular. Standing their pitiful efforts In
tho Held ami at tho hat as long us he
could, Wheat felt the restraint mi him
self break. Marching himself to tho
olllco. of President Kbhots, after u
glaring runk exhibition he is wild to
huve giceted his new boss thus:
"Suy, Mr. FbbetH, 1 ciimo hero to get
In your outlleld nnd I want a rhaiico
to land (here. If I can't do better
than uuy of Hint gung playing out here
for Lumley, I'll pay my own way buck
Wheat'" grit ami ambition made n
hit with Lhhels. The next ilny Znrk
got his opportunity The rest Is his
tory. GRIFFITH'S CLASSY INFIELD
Robert Maxwell, Sport Writer, Praises
Washington Players No Ques-
tlon About Outfield.
Itobei-i .Maxwell, writing about the
Washington leniu, says Its Inlleld
looks lass., (here Is no question
about the outlleld being good mid Hint
with a uiiiple of tho joung pitchers
promising to give Waller .Johnson real
assistant c die lirlfl' men uro likely
to get somewhere this yeur.
WOULD SPEED UP FIGHTERS
Seattle and Portland Boxing Promoters
Permitted to Stage Douts Of
Two. Minute Rounds.
To speed up boxing us well as re
lieve boxers of unnecessary strain, box
ing promoters In Seattlo and Portland
huve been permitted to fitngo mutches
of six two-mlnuto rounds, Instead ot
four three minute rounds, tho custom