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Battling Siki, Conqueror of Carpentier, Cancels His Plans to Visit U. S. at Present.
TULSA DAILY WORLI FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1023
FOR BOUT WITH,
, CHAMP IN PARIS
Senegalese Boxer Is at
Outs With Manager;
Is Backing Out
l'AHIS, Oct 11. llutlllng Slkl,
;.j sprung Into tnrao here recently
. knocking out Georges Carpon-
r, will not mako the trip tn
n.crii to meet nn oiipdnont of Tos
ckard's chooelns, It was un
jnced hero today.
KV YOHK, Oct. 12. Inform,
.n from 1'arlH that Hatfllng Hikl,
ulio recently defeated (Jcorges Car-
i . oticr und won the light heavy
(weight championship of tile world,
has decided not to corno to lliu Unl
Inl States caused n, surprise In
Metropolitan sporting circles us thu
r-onecalese was hooked for n bout
November 3D lit Madison Square.
irdm with an unnamed opponent.
Tex Itickard, the Harden promoter,
nlio announced that ho had cloned
tgi.tlatlona with M. Kellers, filkl's
ii. anaoer, for the bout could not he,
inched, but his partner Frank
Dlournoy expressed complete sur
, rlo. He said It seemed Improbable
to him that tilkl would attempt to
i rrak an engagement made by Hid
ier.' It still would tin posilhlo for Slkl
ti. fight In New York November 3o,
l'AHIS, Oct. 11. French boxing
promoters nro maneuvering to bring
Jai-k Dompfcy, world's haavywclght
i liamplon hero for a battlo with
"Battling Slkl" Sonegalesc conijucror
if (ieorgea Carpentier, In December.
In sporting circles, It Is reported
that directors of tho New Jjuffalo
vdodroino where Carpentlcr's eclipse
tn i urrcd. , havo madn overtures to
J nk Kcarns, Dempsoy's manager, for
Murh a contest.
Amounts varyll.t between 1,000,
i"ii) to 1,500,000 . francs havo been
urntioncd as Dempscy's end of the
purse Tho seating capacity of the
arma Is 65,000 nnd tlin promoters
; !n that with tho American as the
n"rarlon they may bn bold enough
'o ak 400 francs each for 1,000
r iijs.do seats, und dispone of the
lowest valued seats nt 200 francs.
Heretofore no French promoter
Its dared to ank moie than SOU
francs for ringside seats nnd at the
C.irpcntIer.Hlkl battle thousands of
seats were obtained ns low ns 7
If the bout Is nrrunged for Do
i ember It could bo held In tho open
air ns thn promoters declare that
twathcr reports show thut December
would be ii better month to engugo
m outdoor sports than November
Prospects for the departure to
America of slkl now appears remoto
.n the boxer H reported to bo near!
me breaking point witn nis manager,
M Hellers, nnd to be Intent upon
avoiding whatever arrangements
have been made.
The contract between Slkl nnd,
Hellers will expire Novnmbor 30 and
It has become known that tho far
mer Is not desirous of renewing It.
TWO SIDES READY
FOR LIQUOR FIGHT
CONTINUED rnOM PAOF! OSB
of the liquor, but not to attempt to
elte the vessel.
Secretary of the Treasury Mellon
has been advised that It was not tho
intention of the department of Jus
'lie to complicate tho International
t-ltuatlon by foreign ship fcliures.
but merely to outlaw liquors Illegal
ly possessed and transported within
the American 3-mile limit.
Crews Can Hint' "A Nip."
It was officially declared no nt
'cnipt would bo made to confiscate
liquors Intended either for medicinal
purposes or tho crows as part of the
wets. Such "sea etores," however,
n,ust be sealed within tho 3-mtlo
Imlt. Liberality will bo shown In
allowlnir foreltrn shlnH to rarrv In
'lielr lockers nmplo liquor storks for
members of the crow, and this will ,
0 held lawful by a Interpretation
of the Dougherty decision.
Korelgn ships sailing on October
H from their home ports and curry
ing large stocks of liquor, some of
which will remain on hsnd upon
arrival at American ports, will not
moleted by American Officials,
' Jt will be allowed to m.iko tho re- ,
nira voyage, nnd carry their liquors i
H'k with them. Korclgn ships'
ravine homo ports after October 1 1,
nt riachlnir Anirrlonn nort with
' luors classed as Illegal, will suffer
w surplus supplies to be confla
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Siki Is "Big Bust" Outside
Of Carpentier Affair, Says
Sportsman From Other Side
As a Dub in Ring,
ny nonnrtT i:nom:.v.
According to Americans and ls
tors from tho other sido who hivo
scon Uattllmt Slkl in action, the
battler from Senegal is bound to be
nn "awful bust" If ho Is brought to
this country to fight WIIIh or. for
that matter, any other heavyweight
with a tracii of real dais.
Armour, tho amateur golfing
champion from Scotland, now In
New York, tells mo that ho has seen
Slkl Is action xiuvernt times, in
Krance, and that Wlkl hasn't been
considered anything but a husky
second-rater without skill or u
"Tho only way I can figure Slkl's
beating Carpentier," he e.ild, "Is that
Carpentier regarded tho fight as a
Joke and didn't train for It at all.
When Carpentier Is In condition .ho
Is lightning fast, and he nut hit hh
luiil us anyone of his weight.
"Through tho fast round or two
Carpentier must havo been playing
with Slkl. showing up tho black
man's'lack of skill.
"Then In the third Slkl got in ono
good blow that&lazet Carpentier.
and Oeorges was In no condition to
recover when Slkl pressed his ad
vantages. I can't imagine. Siki hnving
any chance, to beat Carpentier if Car
pentier is in condition.-
"Why, Slkl fought :o rounds with 1
lournco and couldn't stop him, and
Uombardlcr Wells beat Journeo
easily. Aside from defeating Car
pentlcr Slkl hasn't donu anything
Soldier IMrtfleld was watching
Dempsey's training. Thu soldier also
knows Slkl, and was ready to volun
teer a littlo Information ahout thu
"I was boxing In Trance two years
ago," llartflohl told Dempsey, "and ,
I miw Slkl fight, llo Is big and hurky I
He's awful strong yes, awful strong'
But ho was awkward and ho swung i
his arms like a windmill. I In couldn't
fight when I saw aim. I would havo
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' 'I ho Jeweler
Villi r 20d
7cr ALL Sr tilKI
tx AKHVit. That
sorAeTtttuci whih te HIT
(3EOKGCS J s
taken o chance nt him myself at any
l. inc. and 1 was i; welterweight."
i "A man can learn a lot of boxing
I 1,1 ftf.. 1 M(.l.t.,.f , n 1I..1.
... ..... v.... ...ifi'. etui, iu .-
".sure." said the soldier. "Hut
Slkl was awful awkward."'
Cninmliiloncrs on Itlglit Trail.
I'rom this It seems that the New
York boxing commissioners wero on
the rlKhttiall when they wild that If
Slkl is brought tu this country to
fight for any championships he'll
have to meet some fair second-rater
first to show that he can deliver the
goods. .Matching slkl ogalnst Demp
sey or Wilis might be Just promoting
another (if thoi.o things." Tho com
mission has been kidded Into lotting
Wills flap over several tinkown
tenth-raters of late, for big gain
monoy In ewry case, ng morn rot
ten matchmaking Is gohuj to do box
ing u lot of harm.
Wills docs his set-up slapping al
phabetically. Ho Is now browsing
along In thn J class. Having finished
thn Jackson, ho Is slotting on thn
Johnsons. When he finishes tin tho
J Hit he will skip tho Kh and start
ngaln with L. Naturally, every I.
will be n lemon.
There has been somn talk of
matching young Floyd Johnson of
fan rinnclsci) ngalnst Wills, as
Wills Is now cleaning up the dusky I
Johnson clou and might welconio a ,
chanco ot a white, heavyweight of '
thn same rnmn
Kloyd John .in Is n pupil of Alec1
(lieggalns i f 1 risen, who was a greot ,
man In tho London prlzo ring day
TO DEALERS K
both Worth hit! tad
are not old !o your
locality, ailcui about
our unuiuat dealer
FRANK M0RAN IN
British Heavyweight Cuts
American Down; Bout
LONDON, Oct. 12 Joe rteckett.
Ilrltlsh heavyweight, defeated rrnrtk
Jlown of I'lttsburirh tonight when
thu referee stoppod the msteli In
thn seventh round of their M-hettulml
20-round hout and awarded the de
cision to the Britisher.
llorkett'n victory tonight avenged
a piovloiin knockout he sustained
at the hands of Moran.
lleekett was the favorite In the
tx.liln because if the belief that
he was In better conilltlrni than the
Am'ru-ti ii iiguivr.
SoMlttr Jones, heavyweight cham
pion of Uiinads, won from the Kng
llshinan. Arthur Townley. The ref
eree Intervened and stopped this
bout In the third round owing to nn
Injury to ono of Townley s legs.
CITY OFHOMES.HOME BREW
New York V.-iiig Half Million llnl
In ix Worth of WeMmi .min-s.
NEW YOHK, Oct. 12 Mountains
of elates and boxes, idled In an end-lesH-
procession along tho sidewalks
of West street, tho home of the
fruit commission holisos, proclaim
that New York nt last Is "making Its
own." Thn Mnnhattnnltn who 1m
blbiw Is turning toward home and
Kstlmatus of commission men vary
but It seems that at least 26 car
loads of wine grapes, mostly from
California, ere being unloaded hero
overy day, an,i are finding ready
customers mv, West street. The
softer, riper, nnd Juicier they urn.
the quicker and larger the sile.
Ornpe men say thn turnover will bo
about J500.000 tlm greatest In bin
tory. and onco won fame by fighting all
day with Iluffalo Cob to In. Floyd Is n
powcrfuil Mint youngster of 22, ag
gressive enough nnd with a fair turn
of speed' that may be developed Into
something'!!! nnother year or so,
However, It would bn a pltty to
spoil a good novlco with littlo ex
perience aside from tio four-round
gamo nn the coast, by matching him
against tho top men In his class at
Jack Dempsey hn been doing
somn training In Stlllman'n gvm
naslum In New York, nnd has spent
several houra coaching Johnson nnd
teaching him how to hit effectively,
which, by tho way, Is a rather sport
ing thing for Jack to do. DCmpscy
always says that he expects somo
young fellow to enmo olo ig In a few
years and tip him over for tho cham
It mlgll possibly bo Johnson helped
filling Into the championship class by
Jai-k'a own conrhlng. '
(Copyright 1922 by tho Hell Syndl-
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The Worth dealer or Thoroughbred dealer in
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SAINT LoUIS. U.S.A.
Lrj; Manujaclutttt tffel flail ll'nl tfll.t AlltgHtny SUunlnim
Holding Up Money
Taken in at 2nd
Battle of Series
NKW YOHK, Oct. 12 I'lnsl ills
position of mnie tbnn 1120,0110
taken in st the e-ond World serine
game, will, h ended In n .1-tn.j Uo
between the New York filHhls and
Yankees will be dlscumed In New
Orleiuw nut .Monday, when T I.
Huston, tine of the owners of the
Amerlian league i hmiions w II
meet Commissioner Ijindl nt the
Convention of the federation of In-tor-Allied
"There has lieeti some dmibt as
to the distribution of the money."
Huston told the Associated Press
tonight. "The question wns not de
rided at the time I mile left New
York. Home of the baseball men
concerned favored the distribution
of the money to vnrlotte New York
chnillles. In addition to the Veteiatis
of the World war. I'etsotially I
ustitpil nil the money given to the
"I nm to meet Itndls nt the vet
erans' convention In New Orleans
tiext Monday, nt which time we will
discuss the mnttii. Nothing will lie
done concerning the distribution un
til 1 return "
GUILTY OF TRAIN WRECKING
'II i m- llrotliers ict Long Trims Aft-
'r Confessing 'Ihclr Crime
" HCHANTON, I'a , Oct. IS I'lend
lug guilty to chnrgue of attempting
to wreck traliut on the Ijirknwunnu
A Dolawaro & Hudson railroads, An
thony Llsinitskl and Ills brol hers,
Michael nnd Joseph, wero sunttmced
today to to 10 yeara at solitary
confinement and hard labor, The
pullet- presented a statement ut
leged to have been signed by Joseph
showing that he had planned to
wreck trains because officials nt thn
Delaware t Hudson hnd failed to
t-ompenMitn htm for thu loss of n
foot In a railroad accident hero In
Thn statement was to tho effect
that the youth had written ti l'rcsl.
dent Lirco of tlm railroad asking for
a cash KiitlviiHiit.
Loree, the ntntemcnt said, made
no reply and then Joseph planned
with hlH mothers to get even by
Joseph appeared In court on a
oruti h and made a idea to hit satd
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Feature Hattle for (Jriil
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NIJW IIAV15N, Oct 1 2 - The foot
hnll nucetlon 'al tmlsy Is Can
Howard H. Jones, the on concli,
hot his brother, Tad Jonea. bead
couch of the Yale elexen. In football
strntrry In the liol on "si inlai
III hf nnd brawn thn llawkeve tads
seem to have the Jump on the bull
dog, but this Intcrseotionnl tussle
promises tn hinge moie or less on
brains and generalship
Tad Jonee was slni- ipmrter bnek
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nt the srime time Unwind wis n Mib
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iirnlnnt Shnvlln, outs of the great
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of the number of Vele players who
are out of the Ksme with Injuries.
Yale cinichee hev announced that
no special preparations have been
msde for the lown Kamr. hut they
ntn rnncentratlnit on devi-loplnai nn
eleven which will he rule to defeat
Howard's attark probably will
constat almost entitely of shifts nnd
sees, althouuh he Hill have I'a 111
(lorden lieke, hla wreat plnnln
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elnrts tn try the meiile nf the bull- dream In the last moment of lini d
doif line Jonee, himself a former , tiding name.
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InNva's offensive Is a nilxtuie nf Ksme with the Vale This year, thn
the old and new in fnoll.all. HaKeves. shotn of four (treat stale.
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leiler men .ast yiai hln imui hie
bo'n offensive sirngtb tin I'd J
I'or years towa tns one uf Ip
minor teems tn the uesfcru innttf
ence, second division team ih
wae nonsldered ae no more than A
Itood trail horen for the major yM-
ern elevens. Then came Howird
Jones. Hie advent marked a new
period In lowa'n ethletles Hut then
followed two years of tall r disap
pointment while town wali-hed He"
chsmilonblis fade by the barest nf
merulns One year an opponent'
place kick drove the t hnniplonsltlp
away lust ae It was settling nt low.
i city, the second year n surprise in
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