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Local and National
BY V. I. STEVENSON.
OF OTHER DAYS
WELL KNOWN LOCAL OLD-TIMER TELLS OF BATTLES OP THE
r-AST-PItOiMINENT PUGILISTS NOW SETILED IN HONOLULU
WHITER MODESTLY WITHHOLDS NAME.
It took pome prr-madlng to iiml.o stopped the. fight. '
the old-tlmo sport sho wrote w li.it. i Hiirijo. '"lho Iron Man," was true
follows como mi to tliu scratch, lull ,o.ln0 "llc " ai times took fright
r..l i. .... ..i . .. .-.
, i, ,n,i , 1,1. ,ln,1 I., It ho."" """" oui fining in
"uv" "" '"--" ,"',. .... wa" " Indifferent
OPOHUU HP II IB illUMl tiinvn ill lliiiiivw
mulil not he classed among the star
Tom Tincy, Din Crccdon and (Jrlf
fo arrlscd In California after flnlh
lights sscro a thing of the past,
"lho trio of boxers were ahont tho
ben Hint cer wont to America at
George MacDonald, whoso father
handled Tom Bnjors In hlsmcmor
alilo bnlllo with John C. Heenan.
hroiiKht Sammy Makolock from Eng.
land to fight Jimmy Carroll: tho
Ilrlllsh lightweight looked nil over
u winner for most of tho contest, but
Carroll was a stn)or, nnd Anally put
tho Kngllsnmnn to sleep.
Later on Carroll nnd McAulift met
for tho llRhtw eight chanmlonaliln.
Cotinoly, sho s.is Vnnwn ns tho " " "" lormer scorned to be having
taca giant. McAulIrt won In two "" '"o ecsi or tno go for tho open
rounds, nnd Peter Jackson, lho col- 'JRr(;un,,,a- McAulift stalled and
nred lighter from Australia, who was l,,ulre that ho was all In nnd grog
iircscnt .U thu ilngslde, challenged " Carroll fell Into tho trap and
tho winner. I I'ci.ime cnrcless. Then McAulift now
"Jackson fought and defeated "" "1'onli.g nnd let go his right with
Ceorgo Godfrc, n lioslon negro. In n ' "10 'rco nt his command: the
nluction rounds. Tho Australian " ow landed fairly on tho point, nnd
afterwards engaged with McAulIlt "' '' was necessary then was to
nud cbat him I ntwent5-four rounds. . l0,'n' "" fatal ten.
Tho black man was a wonderful' , Ul centric Iko Weir was tho
fighter nud ns closer us they arc '"'""I "."r i ever saw; like
un msunci with mm.
and wrote u most lutcieailng Mary
"Yen, I havo seen minu good
fights lu what I might rail Hie old
days when tho California Athletic
Glub was staging llnlsh gloso Hghtu
Scraps wero not limited In luiinda an
BOW-n-da8, but had to be fought
out till tlioro was a knock-out or ono
if tho Contestants ssould fall from
"Still, there were few .fatalities In
connection with boxing, nnd tho
only olio nt tho before-mentioned
lub was tho death of Hilly Miller
of Sacramento, who tiled the daj fol
lowing his light with Dal Hawkins.
"Tho nrst light I saw nt tho Ath
letic Club was that 1ictut.cn .loo Mc
Aulift, tho Mission giant, nnd sums
.....I.. Md 4n Iwot mitmllPa ttnrn n.
straight left for tho head nnd a right wllel Wclr was fighting Hilly Mur-
for the body. When McAulift nnd '"' '" nc world's feather-weight
'" . ' . .. . . i., - chamn lonuhli. i, ....... i. , .
JnckEon met In tho ring to shako
hands betoro thcli light, McAullIt
ptld to JncUou: "May tho best man
win, l'cter old boy." Jackson re
plied: "Thoso, nro my bcntlnicnts,
Captain Morso of tho S. S. Aus-
I tralia, who biought Jackson over,
was requested by PrcHldont I'ulda or
'tho Cnllfouili Club to bring out all
tho good mitt 111 lists that ho (oiild
Tho gcnlnl captain was Instru
mental In bringing Mich men ns
.dcorgo Dans von, Tom Meadows, Jim
Ihireo "Tho Iron Man" Hilly
Murphy, Abo WIIIIb. Australian Hilly
Smith, Hill SlaJu biothcr of
Frank, who bent McAulift George
McKonzle, Ullly McCarthy, lloii
ritrslmmons nnd Sam ntzpatrlck.
'The last named saB commissioned to
pao tho way for tho coming of l'cter
Jackson, but took on a light In tho
meantlmo with Tom Cleary, a Call
fornlan; tho latter won tho go.
"Shadow" Maber was nnothor
pood performer, but was bothered 11
lot with asthma, nnd found it illlll
tult to get Into proper condition.
iiBllil 110 won 11 nuiiiuer 01 gooti 1011
Jtosts, although noser appearing In
tho ring nt tho California Club.
Hilly Gallagher, an old club mate
of Uiu writer, gnvo Diweoii his llrst
light oil tho toast, nnd tho AiiHtallau
won In 3b rounds. During this con
test Dawton Introduced his fnmous
kidney punch, which ho hud dosvn
to nn exact bdeucc.
After tho light sus finished Gal
lagher had n swelling over Ills light
kidney almost tho slzo of a boxing
gloso. D.iWbon nlio defeated Danny
Is'ccdbam by pnic tiling tlio snmo
tattles. It took him ID rounds to do
Tor many n thy after the. fight
Is'ocdham walked with u lean to one
iodide. Tho drubbing ho got was felt
for a long time nftorwaids.
Tom Meadows, another of tho ssoll
.known old timers, wns be.ilen after
long drawn out light with l'addy
Duffy of Hobton. Meadosvs return
ed to Australia Immediately after
Ocorgo MtKenzIo boat Gus Hei-
pt, "Young MlttlieHV biolliei,
lid then wont Kast, after Hi it ho
sua ncivir heard of in tlio game.
lien A"0 WHIN nnd lltuigo Dixon
it together nnd tho latlei svnu lu
so rounds; Willis itturneil Homo
chnmplunshlp ho would work around
"ear tho ring poRts there were no
poBtlcss rings In thofo dnjs and
encourage Murphy to lead, trusting
that by slipping away his opponent
light land with his hands on one
of tho po3ts nnd bctomo Incapaci
tated. Ilowoier, Murphy svo.i Hler all, nnd
Weir claimed thai ho Lid Ucu lilt fn
thp region which Is no known as lho
Jack Dcnipwy was ni'lng an engage
ncnt nt tho Ort,hcum Thcattr, San
rnuclsco. lho night t!.Jt Ocorgo La
Hlanch nnd HUtct laid, an E5astcrn
fighter, wero boMng.' Ocmpsty had
been I.ucfa mentor, and iho latior had
nmch tho hett of tho fight t . till tho
Then camo tho knock-out n, 1, ,.
been sjiokcn of all oscr the world for
ears. Dcnipsey was so dlsgustod
when ho nrrlsed at tho sceno of action
and found out that his protege was
beaten that h nt onco challenged U
Illnnch to a couteet.
Tho fight came of somo Uino nftcr
wards and Onmpxvy had much tho hot
tcr of tho match, rnd had tho Marine
at his mercy till it nianch suddenly
whirled around on his foot, with his
right arm extended at full length.
Dempscy ovldently saw tho blow coming-
but wns too lato to asoid It and
U niancli landed on Dempscy.'fl none,
breaking that organ and kmcmngMilm
Dempsey offered every iiiduccmont
to Ia Hlanch for another meeting, but
lho man of tho now stlo of blow would
not fight ngaln. Shortly nftor that
tlmo tho "pis of blow was barred from
.- vaiiiurilltl iSiniCUC UIUU.
l'nddy Rjan, of this city, w..n inslru
mental In starting Tom Shaikcy on
ins successiui career, and Ihn nni
match that was mado for tho sailor
was against Australian Hilly Bmith.
Tho fight camo oft at Colma nn,l Rhr.
l-oy won when everybody thought ho
bad not n chanco.
Hilly Woods, albo of Honolulu, mot
nnd dofoated Omnhn JaTck Davis at tho
Haclflo Club In 8an Francisco. The
scrap took placo shortly aftor tho
uoiiipsey-Kltzslmmons match nt Now
Oilcans. Woods had as chief adviser
11(1, llnat...i.n .1... v . .
j....v ...uoiiiB,,,!, luu inmuiiB iwtlgo uity
: f hcrlft and gnu fishtor. Davis was os-
iliilrcd by Hob, FltzslmmonH nnd Jack
Dnmpboy nctud us reforeo.
In lho twolfth round Woods had
Davis nil but out and hedged In his
own cornur, whon Kitzslmmons
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.i - I . -f
nis ronnor oonciiuon. tie dm-lost the
spirit of youth; lato hours and Knock
IrjK around Hhboon companions will
provo to.be his undoing. , X
I don't think' Jeff wants to fight
again, and nlthougfi people who havyj
son, hlm sdyaa looks fino. It Is thp
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. . . ... .,.. .. ju-ihp jj.w,iw rniitiintwtMtniit'rriitmtmiiT1i Azwetmtsmnttm9K&3WL' -
when In .training to' meet Corlett,
looked el) to tho 6)0 but It did nt
take long for, thp rrcatJSuiijvant to
Jeffrie has, iomatUng wKmg will)
hlrn or'ele tejwqunot hafptto.gp
to Germany and take the wt. 4X
fighter cannot latch; himself up, tor ji
hard fight, and to. Johnson tho t former'
champlpn. wllllwyelo meet a mantair
ciecr ana rast aa,uoroctt watt in nis
prime' The negro la also stronger aprj
n far harder hitter than Corbott cser
was, am'l'whcnjlt.ls remembered that
Gentleman Jim Mada a monkojr'of
Jeffries for twenty-throe rounds betoro
tho big fellow landed 'a left awing that
ended thd I fight. It must bo concetjed
that Johnson has got .on. excellent
chance of defeating the rotlrcdham-
And as tho prlmroso path had .Its
pitfalls for the mighty 'Sullivan, 'so
Ihoyjmust exist for Jeffries, and I In)
afraid that the former champlon'wlll
meet his 'Waforloo when ho goes up1
against the black man.
High School And
College Of Hawaii
This afternoon on Alexander Field
Ihc High, School and Collcgo of II.t
wall wllj, play their much talkcd'oi
football gnniu. Uoth toams am ready
for the fray and a fine exhibition of
the gome should be given,
Judge Woodruff will act as referee
and, aa the oldtlme plr.'cr knows all
about the game, his decisions will go
cvcrytlmo without, a kick of any sort.
The. collego boya will scale nioro
than Uiu ijchool and thcro will prob
ably bo a "difference of ten pounds a
man In the weights. Tho teachers will
ghe A hand to tho collcgo team, nnd
two of them, Kellar and Porter, will
play this afternoon. t
The came will atari at 3:30 o'clock.
and by that time a big crowd of fool
ball fang should bo at the ground,
Henry Chllllngworlh will captain tbo
School team, and .Clark will be. boss
of tho Collbgo bunch. Thp pcopld who
go out to the, grunt) should enter the
ground l)y the Mftttoa cM lino sldo of
tho field, and a charge of twenty flto
cents wilt bo made tu.cn er otpAnsds.
it John soh
Hllly Murphy 1 r Johiinj (iiimn crasvlod through tho ropes, evldoqlly
wnn 1110 idea of saving Davis, Woods
oMilently thought othorsslso, nnd ns 10
lalions were n lltllo s,tralncd between
Iho'Austinlln and the present Honolu
lu man, tho tsvo qiilcklj camo to blowa
and H took tho reforeo omo tlmo o
i-uparato tho men and give tho fight
proper to Woods.
Now for n talk about nreniml ,!nv
Hnilutict), Mass, and ntrounlod
him In ono lound. "Austiullnii
'JIIIls Hmlth did well until ho inn up
jtnlntit lliookljii Jimmy Canoll,
sho put lho Kangaroo out lu Itsu
1 11 da.
rriion Dob l'llzblmmoiiK took Hilly
earthy iluwn 11 peg nnd piactlt.tl-
'k'nocked hlni nut in nino lounus.
iUrCartliy hail no chnnco against tho fighters: I do not think that Jeffries
Riccl'lvil w'ondcr find tho roferco tan oscr got back Into unjthlng llko
Now, that Jim Jeffries haa, retlirrl-'
cd to the United States It may' b
assumed that It will not be long til t
a date Is fixed for the fight 'for the
worfd's championship. " ' '"
Jeff, nccordlng to yesterday'! ca
ble, la anxious to get at the negro,
and as,mohtha,ago the retired cham
pion said, that If he could, after try
ing himself out, bo certain of get
ting Into good condition, then he
would certainly fight Johnson,
It appears. that Jeff la aure that
he cart stand training now, but It
Is probably going to be the old story
of the pitcher, the younger and dark,
cr man will, defeat the former cham
Most people hope It will be tho
other way, and that the flash 'negro
will get his good and hard, but 'It (a
uuuuuui nn me same. However,
within a few months from now ev
er) body will be on tip too with ex
citement, and no contest of recent
years will have caused so much Interest.
The place the'flght-wlirbeTulle.d
Off at la not yet( decided, but It would
appear that the great event will be
fought out on the. mainland.
n n n
Oahu Baseball .
At a meeting of the Oahu, Halo
Leaguo which was hold last night
the Kallhl toani was not, leprenontec,
ijnd consequently nothing was done
as rogaids certain Important mat
ters. Slpce Paul .Hums (iot, out, of tho
game tho Kallhla have had a hard
Job to get a full team 'on Sundays.
Cddle Fernandez Is managing tlio
Kallhla now, but he dldnot attend
the meeting, last night. The C. A.
C, J, A.- C.a nndMarlnea wrero 00-'
rcspnted-laat 'night, but nothing
could be dohe In the absence of the
Kaiihia. ' .' ' i
A. K. Vlorrn nnd Msrenlllnn !'
nresenl.at the mooting; andUhoy 'did'
their beat, tQ imooth things a Utile;
inoro seems to he plllkla'somowhero.
...... w.u uiwra uro mat tno luagua
win soon be-pau for this year.
tomorrow, mo J. A. Cs and the
marines wintry conclusions, and
the.ganio-Bhould'.be a good one. Too'
much baseball aeonis to he th li-m,.'
ble,-and It would be as well to drop
me .game now and go In for football
for n 'while. I
Thero nil bo a, chowder at tho Out
rlggnr Club's grounds this niternoon
nt 5 o'clock, and 'al (lhe boya who
hrilned 'to mnlrn thn' ftrtnu." k. ,'
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aid of the Clilb such a success, will
be present. Allan Herbert is giving
Ljghtwdght Go n
Yesterday afrcrnoon 1 was 'decid
ed tha'th'e, Cullen-llellly vboxlng con
test would lm tdronlrht off , at -the
Aloha 'Prk, 'Mch'W IH'havo.'n'tcm
pornry root pr-canass-sprcau over
he. utilJqriiinv'V' - -
't The roof will 1 be, n great Improve
ment to the Park and will lnnuro,tho
npectatbrs. against getting wet In caso
nf ln Thn Alnhn Is centrally lo
cated and' Is A good lncc to ptill off
a boxlnf ihow. The stage Is already J
ereiited, andair thpl Is necessary is
to adjust tho i-opea for the ring. f
Tbla match between Rcllly nnd ,
Cullen ii1golng'to be the real, thing, k
and both men are training hard for
the event. It should bo a good, ex
hibition of boxing: rlpbt from tho
tan of tho gong, nnd there Is not
much to'chooro between tho two light-'
w eight. 1 1
Cullen worked'out with Kid Terry
Jind 8am Hop jentenlny, and mado a;
good showing against them botn.
The man frOni the roast carries a
fino right and knows hosv to land
with It. Terry nlwnss forces -the
fighting and makes' lsely with tho'
man he spars with; ho is a snappy
little fellow and loves the gamo for
Ita own sake.
Sam Hop Is well'1 Known to tho
fans and many a'tlmo the game Chi
nese has gone up against what seem
ed to bo n hopeless chanco, and lias
made good with tho spectators by
the showing he put up. Cullen Is
'getting all tho work ho needs up ut
tho Orphoum, and he should bo In
the pink of condition on the nigh, of
Charlie Rcllly had Dal Fahy and
Sarconl for. sparring partnera 50s
tcrday afternoon, anil the champion
slcnDed llvelv around tho twnln.
Bnrcont Is much, tlked by Rcllly, nnd '
tho Ilugler certainly docs wado In
ind throw about tho punches. j
Sarconl and Terry will Kbox ten
rounds as n preliminary to the Roll-ly-Cullen
match, ,nnd ns tho tsvo men
havo been achlne In irot nt one nn
othor for somo tlmo now, there I
should bo hair fl)lng when they
rheot. Jack 8cti!l, who Is manag
ing tho show, wilt, as usual, see that
everything Is up to date nnd that tho
publlc'get a good csenlng's sport. ,
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COMMEkCIM, SCHOOL VIES
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'The second teams of tho lllucs
and tho Whites crossed' bats yester
pay afternoon n n 'baseball snmo on
the School grounda'ln which the for
mer team won after, a hard 'fight by
k score of G to 4. Doth pitchers i'iU
fine work. Thero' are four more
games to be played before the se
ries will bo ont)ed. 'Tho scoro by
tnnlngwas as follows!
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White 2 1 ,b 0 0 0 1 04
Hluca 0 2 01011 1
Lino up: Hluos Hlpa, c; Kamal
oplll, p; Urandt lb; Mahikoa,' 2b;
Logan, 3b; Godfrey, ss; Wallace, If;
K. Mnckentle, rf; Kahele, cf.
Whites Pahla, c; Hosca, p; Llnd
sey, lb; 1). Hussoy, 2b; Kamau, 3b;
Knulhana, as; .Kauai, It; A, Lewis,
cf. Umpire, Major McOowanv
A rlflo club has been formed n,t
the Kamch'amehh School, of which
Mr. U. Thompson Is President. Cnpt.
Winters was elected captain of tho
team. At prcsont fthcre aro 'orily
thirty members but the number Is
expected to Increase to about ono
hundred Inside of a week. ''The mem.
bora 'of the "club 'will compete for
medals. 'The'clutl Is called, "Tito
Rfle Club of Kamehamcha tlanual
Thq new athletic fleld(at tho Ka
mehameha Schools, lias h'cen started
on, A. gang, of boys aro working on
tho grounds each 'day clealng off
tbe trees and brushes. Tho boys'
sharo of the work will be over in
about a week -and then -a contract
will be 'given to somo outsldo par
ties to finish tho Job up,
Tho Kamohamoba Cadets aro mak
Injf jgood 'pfpgrcss In their drilling.
Tbol cadeta -will start In with tho
manunlof arms early novt week.
, n- -
Nowjhat tho Military Athletic Ah
oolatlon:has signed n.lsasu with thu
Rapid Transit Co far th n. nf i,n
League-grounds. It Is' assured that Ho-'
noulu Is going to havo cloaramatcur
ci,io i(i mo niiure. ,ino track meat,
log win all bo manured by tho Ath
Jtlc offlcora of the dlfferont branches
of tho service, and that Is a guarantoo
01 pu,ro sport.
All High. School football 'candidates
wlll-rciwrt at tho MoKIney Ulijh
School at 2:30 this afternoon. Al to
Wear football clothes. ,Tho players
who 'aro to play at 'back positions or
nt end aro askod to roqrt'at 2 o'clpck
Tho sailing race tomorrow bctweon
the Pearl and tho sea wren Is attraat.
Ing adot ofatteultoni and.tlio'captaln
of tho latter boa), hopos to dofeat his
conqueror or last Sunday easily.
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