THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL SATURDAY EVENING-. MARCH 15, 1913-
WESTS FOLLOWING ON
THE PACIFIC COAST
WINS OVER WELLS
English Champion Knocked
Out in Second Round.
Exciting Contest at T. A. A.
Clab Rooms Last Sight.
Jess Willard Worked Out for
Benefit of Friends.
Dick Wolf "came back" and defeated
Louis Hoffman in an interesting
wrestling bout before the members of j
the Topeka Athletic association last '
night. Wolf showed a decided improve- !
merit over his performance with T. S. '
Doctor, which was staged a week ago, j
but Hoffman was a worthy contestant.
Wolf got the first fall in 46 minutes
and the second in 29 minutes. j
The Wolf-Hoffman bout was equally
as interesting as the Doctor-Wolf
match, but was won in shorter time.
Both men are training for future events
and for that reason were in excellent
condition for a gruelling contest last
night. Wolf is one of the leading wel
terweights of the country. Hoffman
will meet Kid Jordan at Burlingame
tonight and expects to get a match
with McGovern at Osage City.
The Zimmerman twins, of Osage
City, were the feature attraction of the
preliminaries. These boys are but six
years old. They gave a three-round
boxing exhibition and then a finish
wrestling bout. The boys have been
giving exhibitions of this kind for three
years and have appeared in prelimin
aries to a number of championship
Young Gotch defeated Robert Falkcn !
in a finish bout in the preliminary. Con- ,
siderable enmity exists between these
boys and the contest was bitter from
beginning to end. Young Gotch got the
first fall in 38 minutes and the second
in 18 minutes.
Jess Willard. claimant for the heavy
weight championship over Luther Mc
Carthy, convinced his friends that he
has some speed and ability. Hob
Kerns worked, out with Willard. and
the fans were highly pleased with the
exhibition. Willard measures six feet
four inches tall and has an exception
ally long reach and showed exceptional
fast foot work and some shadow box
ing which was exceptionally clever.
Willard is visiting at his home in
Emmet and came to Topeka just to ac
commodate his friends. Luther Mc
Carthy is given credit for being the
white champion, but Willard contends
that he is entitled to the honor on ac
count of having won decisive victory
over the Missouri youngster in Madi
son Square Garden. August 10, 191i
Willard will probably leave his home
in a week or ten days and go to the
Pitcher Charlie Jackson of the Los
Angeles Pacific Coast leaguo club, al
though new to fans of that region. Is
a veteran Western leaguer, having
played with tiie Pueblo, Denver.
Topeko, Wichita and St. Joseph, teams
of that organization. He was pur
chased last winter from the latter
club, and is making good with tha
Angels. Although he Is not fat. he Is
one of the largest and best built
men In baseball. He has already won
a large following In Los Angeles nj
his work in the exhibition games.
BOYS ARE ACTIVE
Youthful Baseball Artists Are
"Gunboat" Smith Administers
Topeka White Sox Would Like
to Meet High School Teams.
Interest in amateur baseball in To
peka is increasing and a number of
teams have been organized. Practice
will begin as soon as the weather will
Pacific coast in search of a fight. The permit. Among the most promising
California fans are anxious to see him i amateur teams in the city will be the
wnd lie is anvinus for .in ir.t mri nr-Mnn I Topeka White Sox. which were or-
He will endeavor to ret another match
with McCarthy and convince the people
that he is the master.
KAPPS IN TOPluKA.
Veteran Ball Player looking for a
Bill Rapps is the first man of the
Kaws to report in Topeka. He and
wife arrived here yesterday and began
looking; for a permanent location.
Rapps will play at first baso.
. He is not a new man in this Fcrtion
of' the country. He formerly played
in Topeka as a member of the Western
Association teams. He denies the re
port that one of his ankles was broken
last season, and says that he is going
Just as well as he ever did.
Rapps will leave his wife in To
peka and go to Kansas City Monday
to join the other players on the train
in? trip to Denison.
CLAHIK GF7TS THREE VEAJIS.
Pioneer Western League Player Con
victed or White Slavery.
Grand Rapids, Mich., March 15.
Danny Claire, infielder of the Sioux
City team of the Western League, con
victed in the federal court on a charge
under the Mann white slavery act, was
yesterday sentenced to three years in
the federal prison at Fort Leaven
Organize Team at Podge.
Dodge City, Kan.. March 15. The
men in the general office and the
shops at Dodge have organized a base
ball team to represent the western
division of the Santa Fe. They will
have several ex-leaguers on the team
and one or two ex-collegians. Toops.
a pitcher for the Dodge team last
year, is now working for the Santa
Fe and will help out in the box. Mon
roe, an infielder with the Newton
league team last year, will also play
and another ex-Newton player is ex
pected to start work for the road
soon. Will lBaron, Superintendent
Tiee's chief clerk, is manager of the
ganized by N. K. Holsinger of 527 v
This team is composed of a number
of players who were on the team
known as the Little Potatoes Hard to
Peel, which played in Topeka and
surrounding community last season.
Among the players who will try out
for positions are catchers. Leo Logan
and Sanford Jeneld: pitchers, Leon
Logan. Nels Boyd and Frank Went-
worth: shortstops. Irvin Gregrg and
Archie Mullinix; first base. Ross Lo
gan and Glenn Willard; second base,
Dick Newman and Jack Klleven:
third base. William Langon and Eddie
Kiene; right field. Bill Kyers and
Howard Bishop: center field. Vernon
Porter and Harry Weber; left field,
Ralph Ivan and Irvin Wolf.
The members of this team have
issued a challenge to any high school
team in the state. Persons interested
will communicate with N. K. Hol
singer at 527 Topeka avenue or
telephone No. 3905.
New York. March 15. Gunboat
Smith, the California heavyweight,
knocked out Bombardier Wells, heavy
weight champion of England, in the
second round of a scheduled ten-round
bout at Madison Square garden here
last night .
A right on the point of the jaw was
the blow that finally put the British
champion out after he had weakened
Wells had all the better of the first
round, jabbing his left repeatedly to
Smith's face and cleverly blocking
Gunboat's attempt to counter. A 1
hard left hook followed with a left !
and right to the wind puzzled Smith. I
He made wild attempts to land, miss- I
ing several swings while Wells !
got in lefts and rights to the face and
a right upper cut on the neck. Smith
was wild throughout the round, only
succeeding in landing a couple of lefts
on the face.
Wells came out of his corner for the
second round smiling and confident,
but Smith rushed at him, landing a :
hard right in the stomach. Smith j
rushed again, hooking his left to the
head and landing a right overhand ,'
swing to the jaw.
Wells went down for a count of five
seconds and got up dazed. Smith was
right on top of him, hooking left and
right and with a left hook to the jaw
and a right swing to the back of the
head, sent Wells down again for
count of nine.
.Wells struggled to his feet, but was
hardly able to raise his hands in de
fense, while Smith crossed his right
full to the point of the jaw, sending
Wells down and out for good.
While Wells was on the floor for a
count of six the bell rang ending the
round, but he still lay helpless. He
had to be carried to his corner and it
was nearly ten minutes before he was
able to leave the ring ana then ne
had to be assisted.
The result was a complete surprise,
as after the first round the majority
of the onlookers thought that Wells
would win easily.
He outpointed and outboxed Smith
so decidedly in the opening session
that no one thought the Californian
had more than a lucky chance for
But Smith's rushing tactics and
swift work with both hands in the
second round nonplussed the British
boxer and from the time of the first
knockdown Wells was unable to put
anvthing in the line of defense.
The men weighed in at the ringside
as follows: Wells, 192; Smith, 182,i
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CRACK BATTERY MEN EXPECTED TO DO MUCH IN KEEPING PIRATES
IN A COMMANDING POSITION IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE RACE
Many a Man's
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If the food is right
nourishes brain and muscle
in proper way, then the
chance to get ahead bright
ens. Grape -Nuts
for years has made the
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of get-ahead people.
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including the vital phos
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provides true nutrition for
body and brain, and it has
a delicious taste.
Grocers everywhere sell
this trustworthy food.
Catcher Carrigan, of the Red Sox,
has bought another ithree-story build
ing in Auburn, Me. Another worlds
series and he will be the biggest pro
perty holder in Maine.
The Red Sox will pay some big sal
aries this year if a statement from
Boston is accurate. Tris Speaker's con
tract calls for $9,000. Smoky Joe Wood
will receive $7,500. for his services in
the box. Chanley Wagner, the short
stop, will draw $6,500, it is said, and
Larry Gardner's pay will exceed $6,000.
Jake Stahl, as manager and first base
man, has a $10,000 contract. Duffy
Lewis and Hooper have signed for $5.
000 each, -nd Bill Carrigan recently
lined up for $4,500. The Sox's entire
salary list will reach $80,000, it is es
timated. Wilbcrt Robinson says that Dave
Robertson. McOraw's Virginia recruit.
looks better than did Marquard or
Tesreau when he took hold of them.
which is a pretty strong recommenda
tion for Robby. Robertson's injured
shoulder is believed to be all right
again and Robinson believes he is go
ing to be a great pitcher.
Tampa business men raised $4,S00 to
pay the expenses of the Cubs in train
ing and have already gotten it back
from thereecipts of exhibition games.
It is said that President Murphy re
grets that he did not pay expenses
himself and take the receipts end. If
j the unsophisticated Tampans have put
t one over on Charles Webb it will occo-
jsion much comment.
In exchange for Bert Niehoff. who
goes to the Louisville club, Rourke has
been prorriised Harry Grubb from the
Cleveland club, on whom Louisville had
Phil Ketter, catcher, with the Ches
ter club in the Tri-State League last
season, has been purchased by Jack
Holland! Ketter hit .339 in the Tri
The only Western League teams that
will train at home this spring are Des
Moines and St. Joseph. The six other
clubs will be in the southland, where
they expect to get the benefit of the
The Denver club is the one that will
bear watching. Pa Rourke has weak
ened his team. by disposing of his most
valuable player, Bert Nihoff. besides
which the Rourkes must plug along
minus the services of Pitcher Hall,
who was claimed last fall bw Cleve
land via the draft- On paper the St.
Joseph Drummers are weaker than
last spring, the Holland aggregation
having lost Catcher Gossett. Pitcher
Johnson, First Baseman Borton and
Outfielder Powell, while Barney Reilly
is acting as if he meant to make his
holdout permanent. Meanwhile. Jim
McGill is landing players right and
left and promises to make a bid for a
third pennant. . . ,
LEADS BY 1 POINT
Kansas University Wins Over
Missouri in Athletics.
Hazen and Crane Stars of Jay
Kansas City. March 15. Kansas
university, by winning the last event,
the 2-mile relay race, was victor by
one point in the eleventh annual in
door track meet of the two schools,
held in Convention hall here last
night. The score was 43 to 42.
Nicholson, the Missouri star ath
lete, equaled a world's record in win
ning the 55-yard high hurdles in 7
Hazen and Crane of Kansas both
did notable work in several events.
50-yard dash Crane, Kansas, won:
Catron. Missouri, second. Time, 6
1-mile run Edwards, Kansas, won;
Patterson, Kansas, second. Time,
55-yard hurdles Xicholson. Mis
souri, won; Hazen, Kansas, second.
Time, 7 seconds.
Shot put Thatcher, Missouri, won:
Kemper, Missouri, second. Distance,
4 5 feet, 3 inches. Kemper s throw
was 3 9 feet, 7 inches.
1-mile relay Missouri and Kansas
freshmen won from Kansas City Ath
letic club. Time, 3:40. ,
44 0-yard run Hubell. Missouri,
won: Knobei. Missouri, second, time.
54 2-5 seconds.
880-yard run Patterson, Kansas.
won; Murphy. Missouri, second. Time,
2 minutes, 6 1-5 seconds.
Pole vault Floyd, Missouri, won;
li -st, Kansas, second. Height, 11
2-mile run Edwards, Kansas, won;
Malcolmson. Kansas, second. Time,
10 minutes. 3 seconds.
50-yard dash, invitation handicap
Hamilton, K. C. A. C, won; Hardy,
Catholic high school, second. Time,
5 3-5 seconds.
55-yard low hurdles -Nicholson,
Missouri, won; Crane, Kansas, sec
ond. Time. 6 2-5.
High jump Xicholson, Missouri,
won; Hazen, Kansas, second. Height,
5 feet, 9 inches.
2-mile relay Kansas won over Mis
souri. Time. 3:39.
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present generation, trained
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Martr OTmI. Cleft) and "Hack" Glk
O'Toole, clever young pitcher, and Gibson, veteran catcher, are counted on to bear the brunt of the bat
tery work for the Pittsburg Pirates this year. O'Toole believes he has regained the effectiveness which made
htm the marvel of the American Association two years ago, while Gibson is determined to down all rumors
that he is to be sent to the minor leagues. They are working out with the other Pirate battery men at the
spring training quarters.
GETS HIS PICTURE
ON THE NEW NICKEL
Chief White Calf, of the Blackfeet
Indian tribe in Montana, is the Indian
whose profile appears on Uncle Sam's
new nickel which is now in cir
culation. White Calf's striking pro
file attracted attention while he was
in ashington last fall in conference
with the government officials concern
ing the proposed opening of the
He plays right forward.
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Gout and veery one has a pet remedy
Mention a Cold or the Grip and
nearly every one recommends "Seveti-ty-seTcn"
as their own particular pet
To get best results, take "Seventy
seven" at the first feeling of a Cold
procrastinate, and it may take longer
to break uwp.
It pays to keep "Seventy-seven"
handy, it is a small vial of pleasant
pellets, fits the vest pocket. At your
Druggist, 25c., or mailed.
Humphreys' Homeo. Medicine Co., 15s
Williams St.. New York. Adv.
London, March 13. A theatrical
journal has made a canvass of the
British actresses on the question of
suffrage. The poll shows 244 in favor
of woman suffrage, 326 against it and
845 indifferent. Mrs. Despard and
several other suffragettes while leav
ing a meeting at East Leigh were pelt
ed with clods of earth.
Red River Ohio, per bu....6oo
Red River Triumphs, per bu. $1
Red River Irish Cobbler,
per bu $1. 10
Red River Early Rose, bu..J5o
So. Dakota Early 6 Weeks.
per bu 70c
Red Peach Blows, per bu. . fl.OO
Kaw Valley Cobblers, bu . . . 8.c
Kaw Valley Ohios, per bu..60c
Small Red Rivers, per bu...50c
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"fclrf WUte Calf.
Chief White Calf is last in line with
the chiefs of the Glacier National
Park Indians. He is a son of the
original Chief White Calf who ceded
the 1,400 square miles of Rocky
mountain hunting grounds to the
government to be transformed into
the Glacier National park.
Mueller Captain of Baker.
Baldwin, Kan., March 15. At a
meeting of the basketball "B" men of
Baker university, Rollo Mueller, of
Sedgwick, Kan., who has completed
his second year at varsity basketball,
was elected to captain the squad for
the 1913-14 season. He is the senior
member of the squad for next year.
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