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HOPPE STILL F IMPROVING Average of 59 for 66,000 I Point# La#t Year and i Hopes to Do Better || Willie Hoppe, for nearly 20 year* Ip Aomlnatlng figure in the billiard FWarld. has not yet bit “perfection" l%g]l bla cue. The wizard’s man r#f«r. R. B. Benjamin, boldly asserts & the New Yorker is still a ••comer.’* ffW a gent who has earned 162,000 gp one tour In which be averaged * I# for 4,000 point*. William appears } |e be getting on fairly well In his ' ehoaen profession. 1' It was while cruising about Hono- Wu for six months that Willie gave Jpdfcatlon of some time becoming psater than mere champion at 18 2 and 14.1 balk line billiards. Wtilie thus engaged. Hoppe accumu lated for himself and bis manager t. approximately one dollar for every point be played or an average of $4,000 for every hour he spent at tbs table in exhibitions. Incidentally the title holder Is sleeked already for SIOO,OOO worth ft exhibitions to be staged next sea man. He is not yet 29 years of age 3s#t for a score of years has prac tised and played constantly. At 17 was world's champion earning | sftO and SOO a day in foreign acad r*Wlllle*s play." chirps Manager jlinjsniln "his accuracy and execu tion are approaching nearer and gMWrer to perfection. That Is cause his habits are good, his dis position free from worries, bis home Ufa happy and his Interest in the unflagging ••With Hoppes physique to help S«t there is no reason why be Shook! not retain his supremacy for 20 years more. For billiards Is one form of competition in which top form Is not dependent on youth pad physical stamina. If Willie gets much better hell Bonn find himself playing solitalrt Millards. THE REAL MORAN DILLON SCRAP ON NEW YORK. June 23—The ref arte of the Moran Dillon sffray re ■ Wins uncOiosen here despite a con fhb in which the conversational flood pate# have been thrown wide open. Managers Ike Dorgan and Sammy Karburger tossed bundles of con variation. suggestions and bluster about Washington park for over an boor and quit to let the boxing com mtesion choose the arbiter. Dor pan wanted Bill Brown; Marburger wanted Ed. Smith or Matt Henkle. pad the club wanted Billy Roche. THOSE WET OAMES ARE JUSTIFIED > _______ The wlMlom of Manager Jen nlngs In Insisting that the Phila delphia series be played In the rain without postponement is ap parent this morning. While the Athletics are willlug cheerfully to submit to one beating a day. they ltuiist on the privilege of at least one victory If there happens to lie two games. Washington bump ed up against this fact yesterday •nd lost a chance to regain first place that could not hare been denied them by any combination of circumstances had they won both contests. “Unusual Mileage” of All Motor Truck Wheels in Detroit Firestone Equipped Tfrettotte l^ When Moran and Dillon Meet. lki _ _ oli . r 1 MF KO.'r' 'ORBETTi MOPf IN 2 RDoNPS MoWTUtY Via LOOK iNTUtRIMG L- a *uv s 6ft 5.n kn . wc*MT2obHJuwa MORAN IJ» 6 INCHES TAUtR AnMO POUNDS HEAVIER* Series Coudn t Have Been Any Better If Rehearsed There’s a Thrilling Plot To It, Too BY HAROLD V. WILCOX. Tere couldn’t have been any more thrills in this Cleveland series than if it had been rehearse 1. The blatn ed thing even has a plot. The In dians come to town two zanies ahead of the Tigers and leading the leag.m Detroit has Just completed a spec tacular climb from the bottom of the league, and is within striking dis tance of the top for the first time in many weeks. The first game ig a wonder It’s a pitching duel and jammed full of set National defensive wotk and base running. A coming two base-hit in the ninth inning wins for the Tigf-r- A mighty mid week throng of fans goes home raving. The next da>, in a game almost as r-pectarular and certainly as excellent, Detroit ties for the lead. The third game !« an other brilliant contest, which is cap lured by a hair’s breadtf in the ninth Inning, after a melodramatic finish by both clubs. The showdown rones Satin day. after the fans have had a day of res/ and the athletes have bad a day of fishing Dauss. hero of ati earlier game, probably will pin h for Detroit. Manager Fohl wid shove in all his blue chip- on what nev seems to be long hot tw irler, If Detroit wins, tie Tigers w .11 leave home after one of the great**’ home stands and pennant-ward climbs in the history of baseball If they lose, blooey goes the place In the sun and the series will be wast ed. Old Bill Shake-a-s pent never doped out more plot than this quar tet of baseball games is offering. “Firestone Tire and Rubber Cos., Woodward and Canfield Avenuea, Detroit, Mich. Gentlemen:—l feel that the unusual mileage we have re ceived from the Firestone Tires on our fleet of trucks makes it necessary for me to compliment you on the service they have given. Our trucks are in op**rati >n almost continuously and we find it necessary on many occasions to put these tires to eitreme testa, and they never have given us any trouble. Buch change-')vers as have been necessary from time to time have been made most promptly and without any appreciable delay. We appreciate this service very much .mired and want to assure you that we intend to contHtu# the use of Firestone equipment. Very truly yours, DETROIT WIRE SPRING COMPANY (Signed; By L. A. Young" Mileage—of course In addition, the Truck Pro» tection, the Speed, the Traction and the Gasoline Saving that result from RESILIENCE. Consult the Firestone Man —It Pays Let him help you decide which type of truck tire gives you most for your money. Let him explain Detroit Shop Service— on duty nights and Sundays if necessary to keep your trucks going. Call up the Firestone man. Firestone Tire end Rubber Company ~.\mrr*a » l*orgr>l > wtluih*• I*o '**»«! Rtm PKeiif Grsvid M9O Cor»er Canfield and Woodward, Detroit Haw Offka u 4 Factory. AKRON. OHIO Bru<k«t DcaJrrt Irwywton. ODOM WINS FAME AS HOSS TRAINER Rpmember George Odom, mas ! ter Jockey of other days’ Well. he> still doing great things in the turf world and bids fair to win as much honors as trainer as he ever did as a race rider Odom has just added the good two-year-old Priscilla and the l three-year-old Marse Henry to I the stable be ha« collected for Theodore Smith and veteran horsemen say if he doesn’t make a «ucre«s of it something must be wrong with the nags Odom has h» en remarkably successful [ to date but his winning horses 1 have been odds-on choices. —r- t oh: ha- plaved spectacular hall ill - ■ r#♦ * .-* Thursday Tris Speaker • • me nto his own and the game was a ba'tie of giants, each with a rtrong -iipport ing < as'. < obb scored i»o --thirds of the Tiger tallies, and Speaker's double broke up the game Two double plays, both on George Burns. and nr.e a freak, plus another freak play, broke up the Tiger on slaught t v a r seemed certain to cop. Inasmuch us Puma has done nobly with 'he mace this season, his mis fortune yesterday must r>c charged s o profi’ and loss and forgotten. After three straight singles and *o runs in the eighth, Duma bump ed tl;< Nall down to Gharman and nappy fielding resulted in a double killing In the ninth, after Vitt had «tarted the fire works again. < ol b hit a iiall et Coum’ e hard that if glanced through him an 1 direcMy onto w on 1 base. wher • Howard va* able to fort e Oscar oy int hes. \ each's recent no: ion that he must hit every DETROIT TIMES time Cobb gets on Induced Min to score the Peach with a lusty thump. Then Heilman singled and reached second while Bob w.is drawing a throw to ihird. Burns tupped a ball that would have gone foul nine times out of ten. It bounced hi,oh in fron’ of the plate and O'Neil threw out George at first. Veach took a legiti mate long chance to score and tie the count, and was nippel m a play go close that it could have been call ed either way. Thus Tige dropped ba«’K a notch. The pitching of Cunningham tr. the ninth should not be overlooked, as It t.ia> he:al l 'ne mere frequent use of this young gentleman. He wotked C'oumbe into a hole and made him hit weakly so Bums Th® -pitball lad look the throw at first and had an easy out. Then Grancy and Chapman both funned, without having ever seen the ball. When Ihf Rotiln* ond Phillies wrewl nine Innlnn" In Ike rain at Hronhlyu they certainly pat one aver on J. Pint. It niv name aame, to*. The Phil- copped 3to 2. llritndtr and pfctTer yielded nine hits and naly one error mi chalked up. Your Summers Go Better i j thanks to the soda fountain—soda fountains are better, thanks to j —the drink that made the soda fountain r a national institution. That’s because r n it gave them a useful, wholesome, deli cious and refreshing beverage to serve. a Demand the genuine by full netne—nickname* encourage aubeutuUon. ■ THE COCA-COLA CO.. ATLANTA. GA. I Send for />•• booklet "Th* Romanco of Coca-Cola."' ►, * —By Ripley. Watching the Scoreboard u>ti:rimv« HKROi Jnhunt K> fr», of th» »h» •t«lf Uomr on ■ triple atenl In Ikr rlr» en t h nt * ork. l.roritr alulrr fctirl*-*! a ««rll *amr for the llru« na, mil tkrre la no trlllna h<»« l«n* they would ha»e I.lmrd If It hndu’t keen for hla hum foot. In the mad rua h to set the name nirr before rain fell, apeed reoorda for ihe inr In M. I oula were ahat trred The gnme laated an hour and IP nilnu'ea. II Ini'hman, of the Plrntea. hatted l.ixni. with four blana out of four trlpa to the plnte. Tne Mhletlea broke hark Into the win column, apllttlng a double hill with the aenatora. I ddle Footer arored four rnna for I,riml ha* men la the aeoond *ame He aot them on a triple, alnale two walka anil waa hit h? a pitched hall. The | anka were unahle to aolae the delivery of Hake Hath, of the Hrd «ut, three hlte beln« the heat thet could do with It. Ilnlr I—U hen dlocuaalnp the In dt« Idual uplift work of the l.lanto, take a a lan t at the old armored war hue ont there behind the plate. Hill Rarlden. TEACH COACHES AT ILLINOIS Athletic Tutors Can (»o To School This Summer; Big Enrollment I’RBANA. 111 . June 2.1 \V«nt » Job a* athletic coach? If «*o. beat it to I’rbana and enroll In the achool for athletic roichfn Juat ojiened on a six weeks run at the l niveisitv of Illinois, year 11*5 pertioua wore tutored b> ihe lllini coach Inn 't.iff and the re(iatraticn this s«>a son has exceeded that number The school tor coaches is a regu lar pan of the annual -muiner **’s >*ton of the university and its pres ence on the curriculum demon 'trates that the old days when the professional coach was looked on with disfavor by faculties have prac ticallv vanished. George Huff, director of athletics and famous baseball coach, is ihp originator of *he school, and is in charg 4 * of it with roaches Zuppke. Jones and Gill as assistant* Huff reports that there is a constant and increasing demand for competent men to direct athletics and to coach tennis and the ata*e university is often asked to recommend men capable of filling such position* MASONICHALL ASSIGNMENTS The assignment of umpire* *n<l scorers for the game* to he placed in lice Bob-1.0 i>n Saturday afternoon i* a* follows Pal«»*tlne vs |'r>on-Kilwinning diamond No 1 Empire, Evan* acor**'. Bricdj City of Straits vs Co- . n t« 1-< ’< r n thian. diamond No. » Empire, «;>n. alvln scorer. Steutrer / ,«n v» fetrolt, diamond No $ Empire. Farm scorer. Sr*- k Fr endshlp vs \.«hlsr and amend No * Emr re Sra-k re» Suponn-k F «at leaves foot of Bat*'* at at 1 30 p. 01 Accepts Wimbome Resignation LONDON, June 21 Premier As quirh announced in the house of common* Thursday, that the rr«‘e nation of Baron Wimborne as lorl lieutenant of Ireland. tender*-1 shortly after the suppresion of the recen' Irish rebellion, had been ac cepted Premier Borden Leaves For Gotham OTTAWA. Ont . J ine 23 —Premier Sir Robert Borden left Thursday so- New York to discuss with railway and financial authorities the choice of experts to report on the Cana dian railway situation Kindness Fails to Reform Youth, Who Will Now Serve Time The "Joy ride" mania, that haa een the cause of ro manv recent re ports of stolen automobiles to the police department. Is responsible for the unhappy situation of Frank heken. 21 years old. who was sen '••need, 1 hursday noon, by Judge Con noth to spend from one to two >cars In the house of correction. Youti* Feken waa arrested May 21. charged with Illegally driving awav a machine owned bv Idtwrence t a.'lleumn. His lelease was effected through the promise of his aged mother to pav 1500 from her meager savings for repairs nece.srary on the machine, which has been damaged. The youth was paroled to Froba tion O'Donnell ard promised o make rtVrjtufion to his mother for her sacrifice. He was to have two years and a half In which to do it This week he was arrested again for a second automobile theft, and when arraigned hefore Judge Con nolly. Thursday, the fact was brought out that he had not been paying hack the money he owed his mother Enpf O Donnell told the court the circumstances nnd made no plea for leniency. "You have violated your promises to the court by which you were ac corded friendly treatment You de serve no mercy at my hards and I Hickey's for Quality A s ls to S 3O Line That Takes in An Unusual Stock of Better Grade Clothing Os course a S3O suit is betjter than a sls one—the selections are better, the materials are better, the styles are better, the finish is better. Our suits are priced in propor tion to their value, and the sls. S2O and $25 suits are Good and , High-Grade So it makes no difference what you pay for a suit here, you’ll have a suit that’s stood enough for anybody! We have pinch-backs for the young man and conservative ones for older men. Blues, blacks, greys, greens, tans and mixtures in all sizes, for all builds. Our blue serge suits are considered the biggest values in town. mass MI.SM WOODWARD ATE It Is Not An Accident that fully 75 per cent of Detroit factories— among them the largest—use Central Station Service in preference to power which they rould readily produce themselves. Their cost experts have figured out that the Central Station making a specialty of power produc tion and equipped up to the minute with power-producing machinery can and does de liver power at lower cost than it is possible for the manufacturer to produce it as a mere aide issue of his regular business. Give this proposition a little thought—lt has a hearing on the question of your profits. One of our engineers will call and talk it over with you, if you like. The Detroit Edison Company Main 4300 THE TIMES IS THE LARGEST PAPER IN DETROIT LESS WHAT ISNT FIT TO PRINT FRIDAY. JUNE 23, 191«. sentence >ou to a year in the Hou*e of Correction," tald Judge Connolly. He waa led away to Jail. FINDS CONFLICT IN FISH LAWS Daniel R Jnnea, apectal aaalatant in the atate game, flah and foreat fire department of the domain eommlaalon, ha* written a letter to John W. Ireland, deputy atate game and flah warden, calling attention to dlacrepnclea In Acta 213 and 23i. of tha giro* laws. The tatter flxea the atxe of yellow pickerel taken In the Inland water* at 10 inchea, while Act 213 flxea the else of the aame flah taken in the Great l,ak*a at one pound. Th* writer aw.v* It la the opinion of hla department that It waa not the in tent of the legislature that the aame rule ahould apply to the hook and line flahermen on l4ik* St Clair and St' Clair river aa ta applied to the commercial flahermen operating with neta on the Gr«at I^akea. Act 23S la the only general act protecting the above named game flah, and applies without question to lAke St. Clair and St. Clair river. Charle* P. Durborow, Philadel phia'* champion long-dlMance *w (miner, ta achedulcd to a»art to night on an attempt to awim acroaa the mouth of Cneanpeak* Pay from Cape Hgjprv to Flabeimnn’a laland. a dlatauce of 2d miD*. il 9!