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JAMES J. CORBETT
ERNEST J. LANIG AN
JOHN E. WRAY
WISE WILL BE THE MAN IN EUROPE WHO WILL SIGN WITH ROYALTY LEAGUE
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Far Safer Will It Be to Wire or Phone "Up, Men, and At Them!" Than to Stand Up and Play the Character of a Flour Sieve
Both Boxers are Ready;
Prepared For Hard Fight
Hogan's Hard Right Is Expected to Play Havoc With
Kelly's Science When They Meet in Juarez Thurs
day; Preliminary Fight Is Expected to Be
a Good One. Too, Fans Declare.
LY one day more and the question
or wnetner xme koom mokib, of
Sar Francisco, is h. ffchter of li
past, and Eddie Kelly, the clever
HarlemJte has advanced one rung farther
on his Journey to the top of the pugilistic
ladder, will be decided at the Juarez arena.
A eteran will meet youth, speed and stam
ina coming up. and the ensuing complications
-w 11 lie naturally inter j Jug as the heavr
porch nd experience of one ere matched
agamrt aped, cleverness bad perfect physi
cal condition of the other.
Itelecates to the convention of Texas
Democracy will probably be at the ring side
In large numbers, as there are a number of
Visitors in the city, who, according to their
own statement, have never 3een a flrstclaoa
boxing match. Preparations and reservations
by K Pasoans to take the'r frcemls from
over the state to the ring side ar? njw be
!te made, the advance ticker aah eelns m-dit-niiTC
of one of the largest crowds in the
hH.ttry of Juarez boxing.
Kelly the Favorite.
Kelly Is the favorite over the rugged mitt
pusher of San Francisco. Fans who have
-wagered on Hogan have pinned their faith
to the mule kick that to all appearaaccs
the westerner carries in his right paw Part
performances are substantial evidence that
wh l. tie right punching appitlag of the
San Franciscan connects, it usually means
tap- fo- the stricken one. and all that re
mains Is the box office settlement.
I Began wins the contest, it will be y a
ol'I punch from that nbt hand, and many ,
dt-v teat ne win ue aw o lami it. Keiiy.
while he has science, did not have steam
enough behind bis blows to knock oat
Frankie Gage A slugger often wins over a
man of science and the chances for "One
Round ' Hogan to win are not poor.
JBig Leagues Are
Young Stars Get tne
nv DOX IV.
r HE Mr leagues the National
and the American are hardly
more than training schools, or
to be more specific finishing schools
for the star young baseball players
vhom they draft from the "pushers"
to rebuild the clubs and fill in saps
caused b the enforced retirement of
m "v eterans.
A ball plaier is a ball player. I
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In Juarez Arena
Special Program For Convention Visitors
The Greatest Contest Ever Staged
In This Vicinity
"One-Round" Hogan vs. Harlem Eddie Kelly
Geo. Shands vs. "Kid" Ross
Admission Ringside, $4.00; Box Seats, $3.00
Ticket on sale at tne notel Paso del Norte, Wei Sneldon,
notel Linden, Ryan
The quickness and snap of the Dundee left
I hook, the slashing upper cut jab seem to
have been reproduced In the left hand cf
Kellv. In addition to this, his ability tn
assimilate punishment is in his favor.
Xew Sparring Partner.
Scotty Montelth rustled a brand new spar
ring partner for Eddie Tuesday after-iaon.
and the latest acquisition to the MonteHh
stable delivered the goods. Kddie Alectcs. of
Los Angeles, is the fighting name of the
assimllator and for three three minute
rounds, he stood toe to toe and mixed It
with the Harlem boxer, putting up the
strongest exhibition that has been seen in a
The rain inconvenienced the Kelly casta to
an extent on Stanton street, and 3d lie
worked oat at the Southwestern club.
Jimmy Fox a -enatin.
Jimmy Fox sparred several rounds with
Hogan. In Juarez, and was the sensation of
the workout with his lightning fast work.
Fox Is the ideal sparring partner, not being
a hard hitter but an extremely fast and
nappy puncher. He is a good defensive box
er. much on the order of Kelly
Hogan showed a decided Improvement over
his form of the day before, giving an ex
hibition of speed that Is rarely seen here.
Miands and Ro& at Work.
"Kid" Ross and Charles Shands continued
their stiff training and are In excellent
physical condition for the contest. "Tib"
Benoit. manager of Shands stated Tuesday
afternoon that his boy had only lost three
out of 57 fights, the majority being won
over the knockout route Shands is easily
confident that he can defeat the negro, hav
ing defeated such boys as "Sailor" Hill. Phil
AjunwvKa ana Mexican jvlcr Carter If the
coast middleweight decisively wins over Ross
he has a number of bouts in prospect in the
southwest, having received offers from SH-
-ny, ihwwbii. uiovis ana Carlsbad.
whether he is a "basher or a seasoned
bit; league performer. Ball players
are born and not made, being in this
respect like all athletes of anr nrti-
cular class. An athlete must have a
natural physique and what is more
natural inclination for his particular
line of sport
The cld Test.
"When a particularly promising young
player is drafted from a minor league
While It Is Cheap
Don't Wail Until Winter
Telephone or drop us a card and
we'll send a representative to tell
you of the advantages of buying
your coal of us now.
otner Seats, $2.00
s drug store, Cactus
and hits the big show, he is usually
as green as the proverbial country
boy In a citj green as to the ins and
outs of big league rasebalL To make
good, he has to overcome the jibes of
his older team mates, all or most of
whom haven't anv particular regard
for him. being eseclally loyal to the
veteran who the newcomer Is probably
destined to replace, if the latter makes
The new player may wear out the
seat of his u lform warming the bench
and it Is certain he til feel pretty
much peeved not to get a chance to
show what he can do, especially when
some of the old timers pull off - few
boneheads and make several costly
bobbles in one of their off days. But
he isn't given a chance until the man
ager gets good and ready to try h'm
Learn lly Onsen atlon.
The new player Is supposed to learn
by observation The game as played
in the major leagues is a high class
profession. He must edcuate himself
to using his head as well as his hands.
Quick thin :-in is just as essential as
I fast playing, and one without the
t other is fatal to the aspirations oi
any ball plaer for honors as a fast
The new p'ayer must learn how his
team mates plav and must teach him
self to work with them every minute.
Team work is a prime requisite of a
successful baseball machine, and the
individual, grandstand variety of play
ing isn't tolerated in the majors. The
managers do not want any "one man"
terms when they rre paing salaries
t- about 25 placers. They want every
one of these 25 men to earn his pay.
i urir unjurn eji--i
The major league players have It on
the minors chiefly in base running
and pitching. Otherwise the minor
leagues are not greatlv outclassed
that Is the A V organisations.
Base running has been reduced to a
fine art. The batter must get away
quickly, and whether he hits th. ball
to the infield or to the outfield, he
must "run It out" as If his life de
pended on it. He .nust never take It
for granted he is out. He must also
be awake to take advantage of any
misplay bv the opposing team, when
on the bases and must be fast enough
and sure enouh of himself to pilfer
bases or advance, reducing the chances
of being caught to the minimum.
As for the pitchers in the American
ana national leagues, they are tne
cream of baseball hurlers They so
far outshine the minor league stars
S3 to make comparison odious. A
major twirler is a wonderful per
former when you figure him out
They all have to be lod. but a team
to be a pennant winner must have at
least one phenom a Chrlstv Mathew
son. an Eddie Plank, a Chief Bender,
a Joe Wood. To be true some of the
teams in recent years hare had won
derful pitchers without winning pen
nants, but it was because these teams
failed to back up their pitchers. Wal
ter Johnson in a world's series might
or might not be a wonder, but his
admirers would like to see' him get
a. chance there.
WANTS A MATCH
An open challenge to any 158 pound wrest
ler in the world for a match in El Paso or
anv city in the United States has been is
sued by L. Flniey. manager of Jack Herbert
mn of Ogden. Utah. Flniey arrived in El
Paso Tuesday from Los Angeles, en route to
Lalla. where Harbertsoa will endeavor to
obtain a match with Pet Brown, worlds
champion at the 158 pound limit. It Is the
intention, of Flniey to return to EI Paso for
the puraose of arcurrne a match far Herbsrt.
, son after the Dallas enraeement.
Finley is something of a -iest!er himself.
scaling 138 r unds and rcmr to ra-et tny
man of that weight tn tie world The match
between the champion and Herbertsoa If ar
ranged will only be after a long chase on
the part of the challenger, according to
LEACH CROSS WINS
FIGHT FROM RIVERS
; Lo Angeles. Calif.. An 1! Leach CroM
won from Jo Rivers Tuesday nltht at th
I end of rounds of hard flghtine. Ctom
, had the better of every round after the 1Mb.
xucrs up was cat in the ruth rouad and
gave him much trouble during the remain,
der of the contest.
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Would Be Real ' White Hope '
Giant Pitcher Secretly Nurses Pugilistic Ambitions and
Would Wrest Crown From Jack Johnson, if Mrs.
Tesreau Would Let Him; Championship Fights
No Longer Draw as
F JOHN McGRAW Isn't careful he'll
wake up some morning to find that
"Bis Jeff" Tesreau has Jumped the
Giants and taken a Job In the "White
Hope" league. For Tesreau secretly
nurses the ambition of some day wear
ing the crown that once decorated the
dome of Jim Jeffries, the man whom
It is said, Tesreau resembles greatly
In both physical and facial appearance,
and which likeness won for Tesreau
the nick-name. "Jeff
But fate so far has ruled against
Tesreau becoming a pugilist and It
I seems that fate will continue so to
rule, assisted by Mrs. Tesreau, who Is
very much opposed to "Jefrs" pugi
"Jeff yearns to brlnpr back to the
white race the crown that Jack John
son snatched from Jeffries. And those
who know of Tesreau's skill as a
boxer, his terrible strength and the
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terrific punch that he carries in either
hand, feel that If properly trained Tes
reau soon would rank as the greatest
heavyweight fighter in the world.
Tesreaa first connected with the pag
llistle ambition when he emerged from
his teens. He was as huge and as
powerful then as he Is now It is quite
likely that he would have taken a
whirl at the professional fighting game
then if his parents hadn't dissuaded
There was another reason, too. Just
about that time Tesreau was startling
various communities by hls pitching
feats. It seemed certain then that
brilliant future was In store for him
in baseball, whereas, in pugiHsm. his
future was a question. So. "Jeff."
being a sensible person, stack to the
trade that was sure to bring home
the bacon regularly
"Jeff" since has become quite famous
as a pitcher and quite disgusted with
the poor crop of "white hopes" har
vested since Jeffries was sent into the
discard If some "hope" doesn't rise
up so in and make a noise like a reg
ular fisrhter. It's possible that "Jeff"
Tesreau may bust loose from the ties
that bind and shove his huge frame
into the pugilistic spotlight. And then
messrs. Johnson, IWllard. Smith et al
Ty Cobb tells us that traveling Is
bad enough when you can live at first
class hotels, bat it is a million times
worse when you go into small towns
and live at $1 a day hotels: Now we
know why it is that so many ball
players sret neeved when tbev a
I shooed from a major league club to a
minor league outfit.
George Chip, who wore the middle
weight crown until Al McCoy came
ahmg and knocked It off. has the best
muscled hands of any living fighter.
according to ring experts.
"I owe It to Johnny Coulon. the for
mer bantam champion," says Chip
"When I started in the fighting- game
my hands were soft, and after every
fight I'd have swollen and braised
"One day I told Coulon about It.
""Get a broom handle, twirl it for
an hour or so each day. and in a month
you'll see a chaure.'
"Well. I took Johnny's advice and
the muscles on my hands began to
develop and harden, the knaekles be
came strong: and I never afterwards
had any trouble with ray hands In my
Championship ring battles aren't
drawing as large xates as they nsed to
In the old days. The younger genera
tion of fight fans thought the $55 000
Pate at the Jack Johnson-Frank Moran
right in Paris was a rather slseable
one. but it was nothing to get excited
about when the fact Is taken Into
consideration that thi w.. . Atiam i
plonshrp battle and that it was staged
la a country that was viewing a
heavyweight championship fight for
the first time.
The Jeffries-Johnson fight in Reno .
on July A. 11. drew the biggest !
gate in history $!7.7S5. not Including
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pictures, which is said to have been,
something like Js5.o0. Of this amou-t
-'"" gw iiv,wwe ana jonnson aoout
Jim Corbett and Kid McCoy staged
a five round scrap in Madison Square
Garden many years ago and the gate
amounted to nearly JS7.000
Corbett and Jeffries drew a J53 3I1
gate when they met In San Francisco
In 1902 in their second battle.
The Sharkey-Jeffriea fisrht staged 'a
Coney Island In 18. and which Jef
fries won, drew JM.SM.
Fltzsimmons. wonderful fighter thst
he was. never drew welL The biggest
gate for a fight in which he figure J
was a trifle over $46.00 the "rv-
with Jem Hall in New Orleans. It has
Been said that Fit never got his sha--of
this gate and that he fought for al
The Corhett-FitTimmons ffgM '
Carson Citj X arta in which F
took the championship awav fr"
"Gentleman Jim," drew only I"- i
Fits got less than Jl.eea as his shar-
Fita and Sha-key drew $-1,000 w-ea
thev met in Frisco In 1SSS the batt'a
which Fltz lost on a fouL Jeffries "I
Gus Huhlin drew over J30.000 whe
they battled in the same town a short
The Joe Gans-Battltng- Xelson V
.", goWfleld. Nevada, m 10S dr-w
JS.,la the record for a lie-htwei;-
?'U Th Nelson-Jlmnn Brit f jr
at Colma. Cal . drew J68 300. anott r
huge figure for a fight
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