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TULSA DAILY WORLD, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1922
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BIG CROWDS SHOW
Tuvrmits of hO.000 nr.
J 1 I MV.
Important bames No
Tin' .nvlslblo mason has laid nn-
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cthr '.ih;k upon ins towering eai-
(Ice . f -port's bygones, and tho year.
A, i. U'22 In athlotlcn has sottled
firrt. y In Its appointed place, a 1
jnoi'.i" nt In Itself to healthful,
sound I'volopmcnt, It was a great
vMr . athletics. All athletic
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one uin another, over Increasing'
in lrn; Ttanco and significance, bo
much 'J. in fact, that a bulldlnjr ln
tpcW would bo horrified. Tho
rjpcrst'Ucturo has outgrown tho
(irons More Important Yearly. 1
His rencern would not bo Justl
flcld, however. Unlike o'ther (struc
tures, ho edlfico of sport Is stronger
for tho fact that It grows In the
welRM of Importance as It mounts
Athletics during tho 1922 were
condii' ted on a sounder basis than
ever before and enjoyed by a con
stantly expanding army of devotees.
A crr.wd of 50,00 was a conven
tionality. At tho Ilarvard-Yalo
tooti'Ull game 80,000 were In the
eta' iSp. and easily that number wit
tessed tho Loonard-Tendlor bout
for 'ho lightweight champlonflhlp
An average attendance of 38,000
viewed the world series, and only
the capacity of tho Polo grounds
prevented larger turnouts.
Snnvn OutMnndlng Achievements.
From an International .standpoint,
the y ar perhaps lacked many of
the cu'. -landing accomplishments of
its Immediate predecessor, but It
wis not altogether without its big
momenta of this kind. There was.
for Instance, the victories of Tlldon
and Johnston In defending tho Davis
.cup against the tennis experts of
he world: tho winning of the dia
mond skulls at Henley, England, by
Walter Hoover; tho turning back of'
the fnreiErn tnvntlpr.. nt TtrnnVlln Viv
Jess Sweetser In winning tho na-
tional amateur golf championship,
ana tno successful defense by the
lleadwwbrook "big four" oftho In
ternational cup against theJU-gen-
Those were tho dominant figures
of tho athletic year. In addition to
George Slsler. Rogers Hornnby arfd
John McGraw In baseball and Gene
Sarazen In golf. Singularly enough,
however, football, boxing and racing
were minus their usual quota o
great names. .
Rltlf) (hooting enjoyed a biff year and
! ii a sport 1 bclnir adopted by many ctrla'
Iichools and colleges. Vermont university
. hll a teem of female rifle h. ah hm
K Northwestern university. Mr. Tropper-
ia li still the woman champion with the
title ami has tew superiors among the
Remarkable ahontinff featured tha shoot
otti for the fifty and aevnty-flvo foot
rallery championships of the National
little association. Five shooters tied with
a perfect score of 1,000 In tha 7 5-toot
championship and six shooters made par
ted scores in ins su-ioot pnarnpionenip,
la the first ahoDtoff for the IE-foot title
1 srerly of riquu, Ohio; T. K. le of
Inutneham. Ala.i J. Knolarlr.h nf JnlletJ
, L and Harry Wolflnger of Stockton,
:!., again tied with perfect scores. The
itn.l ehootoff was at a 1otal of J.C00,
md this time Byerly wa the only one to
tlalih with a perfect acoro. All told he
Hot tit bull's-eyes. , ,
R. J. Jlcdrath of La. Mr, Cal., land
Harry ralmer of Sheridan, Wyo., tied on
tki tint shnotoff for tho M-foot title with
ttilr second rerfert str'nir and then shot
it 2.800 points. In this neither went out
tt the bull, both finishing with 450 bull's
itVes. Palmer. In tho final shootoff, waa
the range for 7 hours and 40 minutes,
In many respects the Grand American
Hwidlcap Trapahoottng tournament In At
Iwtli' City, N, J., was one of the greatest
J?or:og spectacles of tho year. More
tstn Goo targets were thrown In six
eirs, which Is at least 150,000 In excess
'( any previous tournament. On one day
1 OCO targeta were thrown, which Is more
tkn waa over fired 1a in any one daj
triT'umy. The Grand American mustered
MS ah mters.
A-t Kllam of St. Louis won tho pro
KHlonal champlonahlp and Fred Tomlln
f Olastboro, Nf. J., tied for the profea
lonai eighteen yards title, both using
Mnvhfater ventilated rib trapguns. Others
Jba won erents were It. A. King. Delta,
twis. the national amateur championship
Ll doubles targets and the Hazard trophy;
P N Chapman. Clarksburg, W. Va ,
' ' rifv Intrcriurtory an! C'laas C
tnamp'.onsblp: II. L. Thompon, Savannah.
. ' n, mpionantp. J i. neicner
' ni.Ti nnhli, u ('. Tarr. Ha-
annah. Go., the preliminary handicap.
j''- .roi.n witn hi rit'iioui 7 lieu ror
h national amateur championship and
II. B S.mpltlna of Camden, K. J., tied for
uraaa American with another i.
The canine champion of the year wa
-aiiHilonably Uoovood narkentlne. the
Alidile own, 8 by Frederick Hood.
M nr..k'lne. Mum narkentme Beta his
a o that precedent which makea the
wit d g at the great-'it "how In thla
tounlry. the Vetmlnater. the doga' title
It liow the champlonahlp will be
Tiiiru.ined next year, with Judging for
Jie hest dog in the show eliminated, can
t be f, retold.
." tine Is a magnificent lor and yet
" do r. .t go through the year undefeat-
When shown at Haltlmore he was In
:JrT P r coat and while he won best of
in b'-t t he was defeateil under a ttro-
ttiiluna judge for beat In the show. It
iwi t. prove that tha curly lialfed dogs
jn on'y he kept In right condition for
ure rr four shows.
. :r'ine Is all that an Alraale anould
He has a clein head and strong Jsw.
"(atle of doing all kinds of work. Ills
!.5Hr.el ' r straight and trong
Ha feet are not flat and open, but
atr, ng pada. At the time the ex
r't tor the New York Herald declarei
J undoubtedly one of the finest
.i- vi ins urrffii erri iwii. nn.u-
is railed to hla flneneaa. procludlng
eoai-aenees but not taking .away any
.B tk aame precedent which gives
"ram no hla title, the reserve poaltlon
W. ' rIown Runflower, the grey-
C l' owned ny lira. u. r. Lewia. jr.
It. j "r ' ' ',n specimen of her
l V u on' her noallion.
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LD ninotoen hundred and twenty.
two has been no. ordinary year,
It has done Its bit a big bit In
making sport history. Thero have
been moro changes in tho athletic
Jtlngdoms In one 12-month pei
rlod than In usually the case in
two or three of them. Champions
havo arrived morb rapidly than
changes In women's styles.
And as a new year dawns wo .find
youngsters moving up to eitrateglo
positions, ready to assault present
champions, and rob them of their
Yodngsters rose with much might
tho past 12 months. They grabbed
crowns thought safely glued to gray
thatched heads. They broke records
that had stood for years and years.
Only In spots havo the charhpions
maintained their laurels. They are
Tho New York Yankees and tho
New York Giants again showed their
heels to tho baseball world but
only after bitter struggles. 'And
much to tho surprise of fandom
John McGraw, that wl?o and cap-
But Princeton's 'Team of
Destiny' Has the Best
Claim for Honors
With the usual lack of clarity, the
football season ended with no def
inite loader having established Its
claim to the national title. In some
cases even sectional leadership was
In tho east, for example, Prlncfe
ton, Cornell, the Army and West
Virginia completed unbeaten sea
sons, and each feels that It has a
valid claim to tho championship.
Princeton is recognized In some
quarters as tho leading eleven of'the
section, but Cornell ar.d Army advo
cates are many and argumentative
i Sectional Friction.
Something of the same condition
exists in the middle wost. M.chl
gan and Iowa won all of their con
ference games, and, In addition, the
Hawkeyes camo east and disposed
of Yalo. A comparison of Big Ten
scores favors Michigan somewhat,
but this fact is counterbalanced by
fnrencn standing, which
shows Iowa the winner of five games
to Michigan's four.
The University of California, how
ever, established a clear leadership
In the Pacific Coast conference ana
in fact, through the entire Bocky
mountain district, and Vanderbllt
most certainly was far and away
ih. v.Aat nf thn nniithftrn elevens.
In the Intorsecttonal meetings of
Importance tho east might be given
the edgo because o tho victories
of Pr m'eton over Chicago, Ha. .rd
iiver Centre college and Syracuse
e. r Nri'Fna However tno wesi
can point to the fact that Iowa
-rffsrw rawmf 41wii
. ! ... , Hnllnn.hln teams. V giSlEJ2V SrMO
ablo leader of championship teams
twica in n row boat the American
leallo rhamplona for baseball's hlgh
KUt onp champion .of baseball was
not thero at the finish. Dobe Ruth,
tho Sultan of Swat, the Uttmblno,
did not startle the world again.
Handicapped by an enforced absence
from the game In the spring, and
shattered moral, he couldn't get
along un.U it waa too Uto. Younger
homerun hitters outshlned him.
Kogors Hornsby, of tho St. Louis
Cardinals, showed ho was the' 1 est
battsman In baseball. Ho '"it Dabe,
Jack Dempey didn't w?s his
world's boxing championship be
cause thero was no one to oppose
him for one reason. And ho faccs
the New Year with no prospect
By tho same token, one might say,
Johnny Kllbane, ths gray-haired
boxer and politician of Cleveland, la
Btlll tho-reatnerwoignt cnampwn
Vmith heard tho call and wont out i
and slew tho used champion, Jack
KU-KLUX MEANS NOTHING TO
BATTLING SIKI; HE DOESN'T
LIKE YANKEE DRINKS ANYWAY
13y International News Service.
PARIS, Dec. 30 Battling Slkl,
French Senegalese negro, whoso
spectacular possession of Oeorgos
Carpcntler's title was. cut short
by the French boxing commission,
was not disturbed when told to
day that the American Ku-Klux
Klan might establish n branch in
Franco. Slkl was found In a 'tav
ern In the negro district, his fav
orite tippling spot, engaged lu his
favorite pastime. Slkl does not
road tho newspapers, consequent
ly knowns nothing ubout the antl
nogro organization in the United
States. When It was mentioned
ho exclaimed: "I never had one,
but I am against It. I don't llko
these American faijcy drinks, any
scored over Yale; and Notre Dame.
after playing a scoreless tlo with the
Army, won baslly from Carnegie
Tech. The Hooslers also disposed
of Georgia Tech. by way of con
tributing to their sustained success
In intersectlonal oompetlMon. The
Detroit-Washington and Jefferson
meetlpg resulted in a western vic
tory worthy of mention.
Dope Was Wrong.
The 1922 season was not.vorthy
for Its upset and tho further fact
that it developed few Individual
siara of lasting fame. Pqrhaps th
best were Muller and Morrison, of
California; Domar, of Vanderbllt;
California; Bomar, of Vanderbllt;
Gullan, of Brown, Kipke and Kirk,
of Miohlean: Kaw. of Cornell: Rob
erts, of Centre college, and Brold-
mer of tho Army.
England Is estimated to use moro
than two hundred thousand pounds
of paper a year In the manufacture
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Brltton. long king of tho welter
weights. Youth was M.ckey Walter,
of Jersey, a very young and capable
Another youth came all the way
fpom the Philippine islands to shove
an old fellow off tho platform. He
was Tancho Villa, weight 122
pounds. Tho defeated flyweight
was Johnny Huff.
Buff was u dual king at tho start
uf the year. Ho was flyweight
champion and ha was bantamweight
champion. Now ho 1 nelthor. Jo
Lynch got his bantamwoight crown.
But of all tho startling perform
ances of tho ring nono stands out an
does tha sensational victory of Bat-
tlitiff Sikl over Georges Carpemler.
long the boat boxer at any weight
PABIS, Dec. 30 Battling Slkl
has filed n suit In tho civil courts
today against Paul Rossenu, presi
dent of the French boxing feder
ation for nnnulment of his nlno
months' disqualification and for
restoration of Ills title as Euro
pean heavyweight champion which
he won from Georges Carpentler.
Tho suit was a result ot Hns
seau's failure to answer formal
.summons served upon him last
week directing him to . producs
within three days tho records up
on which Slkl was disqualified.
The Senegalese boxer 'reasnurt In
tha action begun today his con
tention that tho federation's ac
tion was illegal because lis was
not allowed to give hU testimony.
Gene Tunney '111'
So His Bout With
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. SO. A
12-roUnd decision bout Is scheduled
here for the. night of January 8 be
tween Gone Tunney, former Ameri
can llght-hoavywelght champion,
and Jimmy Delaney of St. Paul, wan
called off tonlgtit upon receipt of
advlres that Tunney wrh 111 and
would be unable to, fulfill his on-
Dan Lackey, promoter, announced
I heavyweight to meet Delaney, Har
ry Greb, American title holder In the
i division, previously had been
matched with Detain y for January
8 but tho bout was runrelied by
Greb who reported he would not be
In Europe. Slkl punished Georges
unmercifully and then knocked him
out. And then Slkl knocked hlm
r.elf out. Tho Senegalone became a
roughhoiiHo man, n had actor, and
the boxing organizations banned
him and declared his tltlo empty,
Crowning a football team Is a dif
ficult ta,k. Thero are tut ehuin
iiIoiih, sectional champions, eti: But
.here is no national champion find
can I be because or tho shouiioH o:
tho Hcason and tha wide spare of
miles sepurating the bt team.
Thero Is one team that stands out.
l'rlnroton won the Big Three cham
pionship by beating YaJo and Hat
vard. And rrlnceton established
Its supremacy alo by bea'lng Chi
UOIE RAY MUST
REFUND $100 OR
LOSE HIS RANK
Failure to Refund $100 by
Tonight Will Cost Star
His . Standing
NKW YORK, Dee. 20. Jole W.
Ray of Chicago, crack dlstatieo run
ner and holder of the national mile
championship, who Is under tompor
ary euspeiihion until January 1, for
receiving alleged exorbitant expense
money, facta permanent debarment
as an amateur athlete after that
date unless he refunds 1100, the
amount Involved, to the Amateur
At)i! 1 ' union before mldnlaht to
I r reufiick W. Rublen, Becretary of
the A. A. V., declared tonight that
Iso far Ray had not returned the
irionty, alll"iigh he I he i' it' -
stood the Chicago star intended to
do so and planned an extends! in
door running campaign early In the
Jo Loomli of Chicago, who with
his brother Frank, waa uuppetided at
the same time as Ray nnd for sim
ilar reasons, has aaaured his ruptora
llon to good standing, Mr. Ho 'ien
aid. by refunding $6. No word )ia
been received from Fran's Doom
who was asked to refund J0, but it
is pointed out that he already has
foi felted amateur standing by being
engaged as a professional coach.
finllor I'lehtitr KecH Tltlo.
L08 ANOKUSH, Dec. 30. Joe
Fieher. of the U. 8. 8. California for
even yearn lightweight champion
of the American navy, retained hia
tal laet nlKht through Heven round
of fat boxiuic with pallor Aahmore
of the Connecticut, In the main
event of the finnln for the chain
ptonshlpH of various I.i-hph in tne
i" i' ii 'i.w.-joti of tho I'artftc
cago, ono of tho best teams In tho
middle west. So l'rlncoton prob
ah y will rango number ono in foot
ball for 1322 and Bill Hopor, the
roach, and Mel Dlckonson. the cap
tain, will go down In gridiron his
tory with tho gieuts.
Something ihoulj bo said about
Cornell, a toam that lias sono
thiough nnothor wiuwn undpfoatud.
And alio something should bo said
of I'.ddle Kaw, of Cornell. That laj
probably Is tho boat football player
oi mo year. t;oriiuu uiun t piay un
hard a schedulu as other great
elevens and therefore It lose an
opporiunuy ot uoinK aociaroa uio
Next to baseball, boxln? and foot
ball oometi golf, a gamo last grow
ing In tho hear of Amorleans.
Youth certainly trlumphod In golf
In 1922. Gino Saruzen won tho
national at tho age of 21, Tha ex
poitn said' lu player groat golf, but
that his victory was a fluko. But
He won out in a. nrofss-
slonal tournament nnd then played
a world's series with Wnlter Hnjron,
who had won tho British otien.
Sarazen won. Ho Is tho best golfer
of tho year.
Jes 8wntser Is not yet 21 years
old. Ho will bo In April. Hut ho
Is the national amateur champion.
Track and Field
Chamnlonehlii spoils were almost equally
divided between the eaat nn! west during
the 1922 track and (laid campaign. The
Unlveralty ot California name mat to
aln win the tntarooll1 slate title at ram
birds)), but the New York A. C MMiod
matters by tapping the flald at Newark
In tha annual A. A. V, Karn'e.
8. Harrison Thompson of Prlncftnn,
onea mnra proved the T,er r thaa who
oompletMl tn the all around championship,
e ' ' r '"irrlj of ' iimi w t
Individual winner of tha cross country
tltia tanm honors gulag to fiyraruae lha
rinnlsh-Amartean A. O , was th tm
champion and Vf. Illtola th Individual
winner nf th r-Mnrisi tula
Individual parfornianeea ot mora than
ordinary merit were ih order iNthfr thn
th eaneptlon In onn instanro Charley
FaddiM.li wurld'a champion aprlrrtr. hrl-
i. r. i . r f,nf(i ni t,4 than a " woiM'a
records tn two races 1 at Hanta Monica,
.Hing t, s ming riii"rpan la
In timing at various distances tits marks
warn not recognized by tha A. A tt. Pad
dock's performance In full follows; i
Wxty yards, 1-6 saronds. 70 yarde,
7 1-10 a rnnds: tl yMr'ts. V S- aaronda '
r" -!'.- -ini't, 100 sard 9 2 5
aacosda; 111 yards, 12 1-5 Jaeonda; 176
'lhar noteworthy jerfoimanrea were the 1
new world's r'r .rd of a ll -H for 3 l)0(i
matars, mad a by Julo Hay: tho new ln
d .or h'gh I' nip mark of i feet Inches
by JokR Murphy nf Notre Iam;'the
I worth's tw r, ' e ret-v rerord nl 7 II J f, (
Blade by tha Pennsylvania tiara nf Mere
I ..... , rt-r,WOi ,),
running of 10 yards Indoors, In It 4-1
a . I v 1' .b Mc ll air, atd tho naw
1 world's fndour record of II feat Itt inrhea
for the polo vault made by B. K Myars
of Chlrajro '
Alfred Loeoney of I-afayette, also earns
In fwf much notoriety by w n nig the
Interoollegiatv century dash In V 7-10 ac-
orda, dlaplarlr.g the old record o(. 9 a-6 ,
held jointly by Kornle W-fers, sr, Italpb
Craig and Jimmy faitoraon.
YOU'VK RI'iM) A LOT
"NIGHT LIFE IN
HIT WHAT DO YOU
Chick Kvans fought It out with
Bwuo.scr to tho finals and then Un-i
ncaton. uwoeuser Is a student at
Turn to racing. They all thought
Alorvlcli would 1 ns great nt tho
nt tho age of 3 as at the age of 2,
But ho wasn't. Ho won tho Kcn
tticky derby and then lost ovory
Thoro Is no outstanding Htar of
tho turf, but Ilockmlnstor, Lucky
Hour and Oceanic aro the best ot
th year, porhnps.
Peter Manning of tho trotters
relgna supromo In tho grand cir
cuit. Tho Davis cup remains with un for
anothor yoar. Witt-Ian T. Tllden,
from 60 to 600 yards.
Bowing has a now champion In
WalWr M. Hoover. Ho now hohU
tho tltlo amateur sculling champion
ot the world. Hoover uU') won tlw
Diamond iwulls at tho Ilonloy re
gatta. Thero Is nnothor chapter to this
story the girls nnd women. And
It has to do with tho fea.ts per
formed by the youth of tho fair
tllonna Collctt, at is, Is national
woman's golf champl'in. Him was
Foiirnler In l'lityers' Union.
Hy the Aaaorlated 1'raas.
ST. I.OUIS, Dec. 20. Jack Kour
nler, fit. Douls Nationals' flrt Back
er, who hni beon mentioned un it
ponnlbillty for tho presidency of the
newly formed hnll pluyom union, to
nluht admitted ho wan a member of
the (jrt;nnlzutlnn but added he could
not ay at thin time whether he
would accept tho presidency If It
werq nfforod to him. "If the h.no
lta.ll playere' union In for the koo1
of the player, nnd In no way jeopar
dlzea the opott. I atrt in favor of it,"
ho nniierted. "However, my ball
club comen flrat."
neglmcnlnl Rnrscun. TltirJ U. E. Infantry am! Chief Vcrwrra!
bcrilio at ll. H. Army liaso Hnspltnl N't). I Uurlnx the World Wur
OrTICB IIOI'IIM ID A. U. TO S V. M. NO Sl'S'P.W UOtllS
Dr. Howell B. Gwin
fiulte 205-0 Haver Illilct. (Over Ncvr IteiaU Druic Store)
m sorrii main btiu it tlia. oktjA.
raised by athletic pnrnnti. Bho It
C feet 8 Inchos tall and athletically
built, filie Is tho greatest wuma.t
driver In tho world. Better than
world famous champion again head
ed tho Amorloan team which beat
all comers. 1
The year dawned with Jake
Snhaeffor, son of old Jako, tho
champion of th'o billiard world But
Wllllo Hoppo didn't go Into retire
ment. He wont to work all tho
harder practicing for hl rcturrt
fling, nnd ho won It In the tourna
ment stairofj in Now York.
Tho best swimmer of tho year Is
Johh Wolsmtillor, of Chicago. Ho
broko 19 records at distances of
Cecil Loltch, tho British wonder.
Sho plays tho most' difficult counted
III soores from 78 to 82.
Helen Wntnwrlght, th greatest
girl swimmer of tho year, broka 51
records in ono season. And. Albeit
Hlggin has loot nono of nor great
Queer font urn of tho woman's
sport world was tho reversal of forr(
suffered by Molla Mnllory In 'her
world's championship match with
Hiiiwuinu Lnglun. Molla was cut- ,
It wns an unusual yoar with mora
than Its shato of sensational per
formances and new champions.
th evor-laeraalng popularity nf
basketball waa again In evldenra during
the !9X1-$S aaaaon. (Nimnotltlon waa
keener and crowde larger than ever btfora.
Among tt enlleges rrlnreton came Into
Its first Inter, otlrglsta tltlo by bsatlng
l'enneylvan'a tn a playoff for tho cham
plonahlp, tlia teaina havlnt: flnlahed tha
)e,tf;u aesa'n In a dejd beat. Illlnola
v.oa Keneiaily rerognlsod aa tho leader of
tha wc.tun ot llegta ft
Aih o the it ofeaalonalfl tha Original
Cetlta toed to hnv the edg. at least
aa fur ue the eaat was ooncarnad Na
tional sto t or hoi.ora wont lo the Lowe
and cn nl.li fi.e of Kanaaa City,
COn' and -m1
i.i.i. a, t.uiN