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Did You Hear the Story,
About the Kid? Shoot! "
Oh, Say, JtU A Great Kid.
Did You Hear the One About
the Bread? Fire!
Well, I Must Say It's Stale.
EL PASO HERALD
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THE CAGE FOR WILLIE
Tales Told At the Ringside
By W. A. Phelon
WILLIE APPLEGATE, the horseman, like most of the pony followers, jnst
loves the boxing game. He would rather hear the thud ol the padded
mitt oaithe unpadded countenance than to pick a winner inra handicap,
and he would travel 50 miles barefoot through a snowstorm any time to see a
mill. Most horsemen are that way. They don't care a rap about baseball, and
they seldom take to golf, but they love the fighting stuff and crowd around the
nng to see it.
A few years ago, Mr. Applegate went to England, on racing business bent, and
had hardly grown accustomed to inhaling the London fogs when he learned that
there were to be great doings at the National Sporting club the famous old
e rena where great pugs have battled for so many passing years. Naturally, Mr.
Applegate was determined to see that battle. He made inquiries, and learned, to
his sorrow and chagrin, that you couldn't buy a ticket to the National mills. He
walked around looking for a scalper, but they don't have them in Old England.
Returaingto the hotel, he talked and questioned, and got no satisfaction. Ere long
it was borne in upon Willie Applegate that this club was a real club, and not like
those which run the boxing game in America. You had to be a real, genuine,
blown-in-the-bottle member to invade those sacred precincts or the guest of some
Mr. Applegate hadnt been in London long enough to know anyone who could
get him in as a guest Most men would have given it up as hopeless, but not so
Willie Applegate. He had never yet been rebuffed when he wished to see a fight,
and he wasn't ready to count himself a dead one for a while. On looking over
the list of boxen, he was overjoyed to discover that one of the preliminary fighters
tras a wandering, glebe-trotting lightweight whom he had known for many years.
That was plenty. "I will be this gay's second," chuckled Willie, "and that way
111 see all the fun.
He hurriedly hunted up the boy, and, by strong persuasion, backed with- a
little money, enroled himself as a second. The boy was to fight in the second
prelim, and Mr. Applegate, of course, figured that he could find a perch both be
fore and after the encounter, thus seeing all the mills and getting a chance to
look upon the dukes and lords. Sweatered and togged to look the part, Willio
convoyed Ms fighter to the club, and hurriedly slipped away to see the opening
battle. As he was settling himself in a comfortable chair, a heavy hand was laid
upon his shoulder.
"I sye," said an English voice, "wot are you a-doin' of 'ere?"
"Why," smiled Mr. Applegate, Tm seconding Whaxon, in the next prelim."
"Then," said the English copper, "you'll 'ave to go and wyte with your man.
You cawn't stye 'ere, yTcnow."
Willite remonstrated, but it was so use. The bobby ran him back to 'the
dressing room, which, so Mr. Applegate discovered, was a regular iron-barred cage,
with locks and a turnkey. Willie was thrust inside, and left to associate with
"Oh, very well," said he. "Ill miss this bum prelim, that's all. Next will be
my boy, and then 111 stay to see the windup."
Willie seconded his man all right in the next 'event, and, as the battle ended,
hopped from the ring to see a chair.. Just as he settled down, another bobbg
gripped his arm.
"Back, back." said the policeman. "Back to the cage, yTaiow. 'Aven't you no
bloomin' sense at orl? D'ye think you can hassociate with gentlemen hup 'ere,
yTcnow? Back to the cage."
And Mr. Applegate, squawking and frothing, was hurried back to the cage,
locked in among the fighters, and kept there till all was over!
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as The Conservative Styles
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son Stiff Hats
Zeb" Milan From Tennessee, Suh,
Cops the Base Stealing Plum
INTRODUCING for your approval
"Zeb" Milan, suh, all the way from
Tennessee. Much can be written about
the daring exploits or this mild man
nered terror of the base lines, for to
him goes the 1912 title of champion
base stealer of both major leagues.
There's nothing fluky about "Zeb's"
record of 89 thefts, and the gap be
tween him and the runner up. Eddie
Collins, a former champ, is plenty wide
to smother any arguments advanced by
the admirers of Mr. Mack's sprightly
young second sacker.
Second place belongs to Collins by
virtue of the fact that he copped 60
sacks m 153 games, while the demon
Tyrus Cobb, all the way from Georgia,
suh, rates third in the final survey of
the everlasting statistics, having pil
fered 59 bags in 139 games.
Last season the world's greatest ball
player (code for Cobb) burgled un
hampered no fewer than 83 times,
while Milan, the speeder of this sea
son, trailed somewhere in the van
guard with a string of 58. Collins,
second in line this year, topped em all
in 1910, when the Mackmen first qual
A Little Sport;
JAKB STAHL. who owns the crown
Connie Mack once wore, stopped in
St. Louis on his way from his Illi
nois, home to Iteelfoot, Lake. Tenn., to
join Tris Speaker and Joe "Wood, on a
hunting trip, stahl is trying to iorgei
baseball, but he. can t.
He was much interested in Roger
opinion while there, that the duke
would. collect on his unexpired four
"I don't see how they can cancel a
contract like that," declared Stahl. "If
they can, then what's the use of sign
ing up? I think the league will Tally
to Bresnahan's aid and if the league
doesn't, it wouldn't surprise me if the
Baseball fraternity does. This case de
mands the attention of everybody in
baseball, and I think It is getting it"
John Paul Jones, holder of the
world's araatelir, one mile record, has
virtually admitted that he expects to
he defeated in the intercollegiate one
mile championship next spring. Jones
recently told a friend that he believed
Norman Tabor, of Brown university,
is the greatest mile runner ' in the
world. "When that feBow learns to
run as he should run," said Jones,
"you won't hear anything more about
any "Joneses, Kivats or JacltSons."
The Kenosha, "Wis, Athletic club Is
to stage a welterweight elimination
affair, the 'first bout to be staged as
the semi-windup to the Charlie Whlte
Fal Moore match on November 30.
Among the welters who will contest
for hopors ,are Billy Walters, Jimmy
Birae. Tommy Marphy. Xddie Hearing
and Morrie Bloom.
Joe Thomas, manager of Ruby
Hirsch, of Chicago, is claiming the
championship of the 108 pound boys
for his protege.
Frank Chance says Joe Tinker was
his best friend and always stood by
him. Then in the same breath he says
he would -like to see Joe manager of
the Reds. Talk about ingratitude!
"CAAia famni ,V a C!a rt Xiu nAloiA ha w
.iuuit; xcauaiva, iiav. a Jt- acu.a,.v w"
tam. Is now after the crown worn by
champion Coulon. Campi has an
nounced that he will mingle in the
bantamweight elimination contest on
the Pacific coast and see i1 he can not
come out high enough to iVet a match
with Johnny Coulon.
Mahmout Is the man to whom expert
followers of the game look us the logi
cal successor of Gotch. There are
many who say that the present cham
pion could not hold his own with the
alert and greatly improved European.
Gotch himself gave color tt this view
by taking Mahmout into his camp and
paying him a salary as partner, using
JI1U1 &3 ca. UlllLVr iLS&aasBi. ail aJU211UpitlI-
ship claimants. "Beat Mahmout first,
then I'll listen to you," -was the cham
According to a report from Cincin
nati Garry Herrman -will allow Frank
Chance to do something that president
Murphy, the man who received all the
benefit of the peerless leader's -work
on the diamond, would not dp. Herr
mann will allow Chance to, -buy his un
conditional release for the price he
paid Murjihy, and he .witl h free to
accept the best berths' in any league.
Since the Athletics defeated the
Cubs for the world's- championship in
1911, Connie Mack has release1 eleven
players, ana two more will go before
another season dawns unless they
mend their ways. 'Rube Oldring and
Chief Bender are on' the -probation list.
Tyrus Cobb thinks he will have ;no
trouble with the Detroft club abput
his salary despite the fact that . he
ified for the world's championship, by
stealing 81. All three experts In this
particular line of endeavor' when in
terviewed on the topic unite in pro-,
claiming "Big Ed" Walsh, the -."White
Sox -wizard, the original piece of bad
news whenever they undertook to fat
ten their averages, for Bdward," old
top, is a dangerqus chap.-j;o monkey
with at any undufe Histace--from any
bag. ' i
In scattering the credit. due the Na
tionals for their riotous race to second
money in the American leagae don't
overlook the fact that the great "Wal
ter Johnson, famed as the strike out
king; isn't the only epoch maker- per
forming for "Old Fox" Griffith. -True,
the Idaho hot boy worked miracles on
the defence and sailed through all
comers, once for a string of 16 straight
triumphs and for a season's high
water mark of 32 victories, asj. against
12 bumpings in 50 battles, .but "Wal
ter's masterly achievements required
some hefty assistance from the other
men of the line before the Nationals
could be returned winners. That's
where "Zeh," from Tennessee, horns in
as helpmate extraordinary.
A Little Gossip
modestly asks for $15,000 a season.
The renowned slugger intimates that
he might come down a few megs in
Bill Maiarkey surprised 'the coast
fans by pitching splendid ball' for the
Oaks the past season. When the Buf
falo club -wished Bill on the Oaks in
the Springs he was said to be all in.
He won 20 games and lost 11, though,
and convinced manager Sharpe he had
not outlived his usefulness. Maiarkey
-was a member of the Giants at one
Charles Ledoux, the French bantam
weight 'Champion, who has been clean
ing up everything of his weight across
the water, will be given his initial
tryout in this country when he meets
BatUing Reddy at New York on No
vember 20. Jedoux has been promised
a bout with the winner of the Coulon
Williams fight, -which comes off on
The Joy of a manager in -having a
.410 batter on his team is only equaled
by his apprehension at the thought of
signing him up for the following
Packey .McFarland, the Chicago box
er, has. been, -matched with Harry
Donahue, for a 19 round bout at In
dianapoHs.. oh the night of November
27. The fighters -will weigh in at 136
at 3 oclock, or 13S pounds at 6 oclock.
JacK Holland, manager of the St.
Joseph club in the Western league, has
announced tbe sale of. pitcher Jackson
to tbe LraAaaefee club. It is sald"
that St. 3fjUlTrKelved a good bit of
money far Jackson, as Los Angeles
was anxious to land, the flinger.
fr BOXLXG BOUTS SCTiiSDULBD
FOR jtatBATBR ABW YORK.
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5- New Y-orK, X Y., Cfov. 15
The principal boxing matches
schednJpd'iOjr New" York include:
.Kov. 16 Hughey Rpdden vs.
Battling Carter, feathferweights,
Irvtug1 Athletic club.
Walter Mohr vs. Red Wilson.
featherweights,, Irving Athletic
4" -Tommy Bergin vs. Larry Eng-
lish. middle-weights, GowanuS
JXov. 20 Gunboat Smith ,V3.
Harry Wuest, heavyweights.
FaH?nunt Athletic club.
Tommy Murphy vs. Willie
4 Beecher, ' lightweights. Fair- -
mount Athletic club.
Paddy Sullivan vs. Battling
4 Hurley, -welterweights, Royale
5 A. a
Bee 3 Eddie McGoorty vs.
Mike Gibbons, middleweight,
Garden A. C
COLUMBUS. OHIO, GETS NEXT
HEETIAG OF BASEBALL CLUBS
Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 15. Columbus,
O , was selected as the 1913 meeting
place of the National Association of
Professional Baseball leagues at the
11th annual session here.
President Norris L, O'Nell. of the
Western league, announced that play-
-ing would begin in his organization,
April 18, on a 168 game schedule. There
will be a meeting of his schedule com
mittee in Chicago about Feb. 15, at
which two schedules will be drawn
one providing for a three trip series
and one for a four trip series. A latter
meeting of tbe league will determine
which of them shall be adopted.
Pitcher Donnelly, of the Boston Na
tionals, was sold to the Atlanta club,
and Jesse Tannehill was slated to act
as relief and coach pitcher for St.
We have some bargains in heavy tim
bers. Lander Lumber Co. Adv.
Skinny Is Still a Tough Guy,
Registered United States Patent Office.
CHICAGO HOPES TO
FIGURE IN RACE
Victory for Madlton 0-er the Minne
sota Eleven Saturday "Will Settle
CHICAGO, 111.. Nov. 15. That, the
"game between Minnesota and
Wisconsin. Saturday will settle the
conference title for" tlWs year -by the
consistent way in which these teams
have overshadowed their opponents,
and by Chicago's poor prospect of get
ting a tie with the leaders, is shown
by,' Chicago's 3 to 0 score over the weak
Chicago has clung to the hope that
by winning from Minnesota on Novem
ber 23, the maroon colors will be on an
equality with the Minnesota and Wis
consin teams. But the fact that the
Northwestern team held Stagg's men
to a score gained by a place kick in
the first period, does not make the
Chicago team appear to be one capable
of battering down the Minnesota de
fense. The CHicago team plays Illinois on
Saturday and Minnesota the following
week. If Chicago wins tpom Illinois
and then from Minnesota, supposing
that Minnesota defeats Wisconsin,
there would be a triple tie. If Wis
consin defeats Minnesota, that will
settle it in favor of the Madison team.
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BIUGXLBY IS GIVEN
TROPHY FOR HIS WORK
Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 15. X
tribute never before given to a
Harvard football player was paid
by captain Wendell, of this year's
Harvard team, to Charles E
Brickley, the hero of the drop
kick and field goal. Captain
Wendell gave Brickley the foot
ball used in the Princeton game,
which was won by Harvard.
As is customary, captain Pen
dleton, of the defeated Tigers,
surrendered the ball to the vic
torious captain after the game.
Following the usual custom, it
would have been retained by
captain Wendell until the close of
the season and then have been
accorded a place in Harvard's
trophy room. Captain Wendell,
however, in recognition of Brick
leys great work, which won the
game, gave him the balL
It Is A Business Proposition
With You--Why Not Figure it the Dundee Way?.
Save Ten Dollars on your Fall and Winter
SUIT OR OVERCOAT
And you're sure to find
please you. Tweeds, Cheviots, Worsteds and Serges
Made To Measure
made E&l wLocjilSF
ceptionally low price of
like regular $25 and $30
The World's Original1 and Larg-
ent Union Tailors.
Branch Stores In all principal
cities of the United States.
If yea live oHt of town, write
for self measuring blanks and
sample style book and folder.
Prospects Are Bright Now
For Clean Pugilistic Aspirant
Mixers From Feather to Heavy Who Keep to the Straight sad Harrow Retain
Good Kame and Plenty of Gate Kale.
! By BILL BOX.
NQW that Jack Johnson has
brodled his rep, and Joe Jean
ette and Sam Langford are get
ting shop worn, it is high time for
i Ahat nice, 0adylike white hope, who
raoesn't drink, smoke or chew the rag.
In other words, the prospects just now
for a regular aspiration in pugilistic
politics is better than it has been
since first thr dark bay mawlers
climbed into the ring and smote their
white fellows into dozy dale.
And the downfall of Little Arthur
Should teach a telling tale. Hardly
has there been one mixer, from feather
to heavy, who hasn't retained a good
name and plenty of gate kale by keep
ing to the straight and narrow after
success lamps him as a baby dolL
From the days of the Nonpareil, this
Haryard Banks On Princton
To Bump Off the Bull Dog
BY W. J.
AMBRIDGB, Mass, Nov. 15. Har-
2 vard coaches are now confronted
with the task of keeping those
gridiron warriors at their present
keen edge. This is no light matter,
for the instructors are confronted
with one of the toughest schedules
that has fallen to the lot of the Crim
son for many a year.
Harvard is banking on Princeton to
lighten its burden by bumping off the
Bulldog Saturday. Old Nassau is un
doubtedly the stiffest foe either of the
time honored rivals will encounter.
Princeton will be able to conserve Its
strength for its big struggle with Yale.
But so will Yale. The Bulldog downed
Brown with a team largely made up
With a leg on the championship it
naturally devolves that Harvard will
not wish to meet defeat ,bef ore the an
fabrics and colors that will
in all the latest shades o:
gray, blue, tan and brown.
Every piece of cloth on
display made from best
quality fleece-wool that
money can buy. These
made - to - measure Suits
and Overcoats, built by
exPerk union designers,
union cutters ana union
tailors, and sold at the ex
$15.00, look, feel, fit and wear
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ANTONIO, Opposite Stanton
has been true, and it is still true. The
big boy or the little lad who keeps
clear of -wine and women, and reas
onably clear of song, takes care of his
punching paraphernalia and is gifted
with Just an ordinary amount of brain
to match his brawn, he, regardless of
luck, will bring down the golden goods
and will fill a warm spot in the hearts
of the realm of swat.
Some doctor may give him the sleep
pill, but slumber has it's morning, and
back will come the downed as they
have come back, always come back
those who were athletes of the ring
and not rounders out of the ring.
Let 'em come on, some clean, clever
boxers who live as an athlete should
live, and this come back thing will be
forgotten, James J. Jeffries, Jack
Johnson and Jim Flynn and many
nual clash with Yale. That wffl take
a great deal of championship elalm
from tbe Crimson irrespective of the
result of the Yale-Harvard classic
Still, the Yale game is one of sole
importance, and for it every one of
Harvard's regulars must be In the very
pink of condition. For which reason
it is likely that the coaches will vest
up the veterans as much as possible
without jeopardizing their chances is
either of the next two battles.
Last year, after the Princeton game.
Harvard suffered defeat at the hands
of the Vidians in order to rest up the
first string of men for Yale. There was
Inst this difference then, however, that
Princeton had conquered Instead of
By Tom McNamara
STILL ON THH.
WAR. PATH .
He IS GETT.N6 Soldtm
THAT Ht FORGOT
HMSELf U6T AWJflT
AND WALKED INTO
HtS HOUSE UMTH
his coat collar,
turned dp and
his hands 1m
and came pretty
near not cryw6
VUHEN HlS MOTHER
BOXED HK EAfcS
SHRIMP FfNN. AFTER..
A FEU) DATS RetlREMENT
HAS BEEtJ SEEM AROUND
THE J4El$tf60RH0oD A6AIH.
ALTH006H HE W& HEARD
OFSkWNYS THREATS AGWJT
HIM HE? SHOWS MO
S.6N5 6F ArfERUOOSWESS
see To-morrow's papei.